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Adelaide Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 9, 1913, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia the land and the produces. Mkt filing wheat in discussion at Kadina. The weighing of wheat in. Bolk a. Not met with the support of the chamber of Commerce hut several branches of the agricultural Bureau Are still anxious to toe the system Given a trial. At the March meeting of the Scadina Branch the Hon. Dec rotary or. K. J. Riyo Drew attention to the fact that other countries could produce wheat at a less co t than waa the Case with Australia., and it was therefore essential that the get of transferring the wheat from the Field to the Mills of the older countries should be kept Ohlow As possible. At the annual Congress of the agricultural Bureau m 19j2 the following Resolution had been Pas de that this Cong res Argea the Adru Ory Board of agriculture to take any Steps Ufa Ich Are necessary a order to bring about the system of weigh a wheat by the Load Over Ile had entered into communication with the agricultural department of Victoria and new South Wales with regard to this matter and had received the following re plies from director of agriculture. Vic sir in reply to tour letter Nola tire to the weighing of wheat in bulk i have to state that the system adopted at the ports of Williamstown port Mel Bourne and Geelong is the a Beni ii received at the ports sex country station in truckloads calculated to average 12 bags to the ton this is for the guard s in formation when making up trains the including Contente Are then weighed by sworn weigher and the Tare of the truck which is painted on the sides of each added to the weight of the covers reckoned at 3 quarters Rachis deducted from the Gross weight. Following thi3 the weights Tare truck number and other de Tail Are entered on a special form and forwarded to the clerical staff who enter the Gross and net weigh together with All details contained on the waybill on a right certificate which & issued to the Childer and. If required a copy of Une � b supplied to the Farmer at the sending nation. The freight be charged for at per ton of actual weight and the shippers pay the producers on three weights and a thar go of 6 immediately rectified by reference to the automatic Register each Atie Dan As previously stated is a sworn Man and his duties at the ports mentioned consist Only of weighing and entering the slip the weight tickets &c., being attended to by from under Secretary of. Department of. Agriculture. New. South Waey. Sir. J i have the Honor to acknowledge receipt of your letter asking for information regard ing the system of weighing wheat in bulk by Means of Weighbridges at railway Sta Tion or other centres and in reply advise Yon that Weighbridges in this state Are under the control of the railway com missioners who Only instal them at rail a Way stations where the Teafile warrants i same. As a Rule the commissioners re Auire that the output from a station shall lie so less than 10,000 bags of wheat in a it had been stated that the. Approximate Cost of installing we go badges capable of weighing from 10 tons to 12 tons would be �100. In South Australia there were Over 100 railway stations from which in season 10,000 or More bags of wheat Are tracked. A approximate estimate 1 Obj the wheat re eyed into railway Yards from Farmers j teams at someof1 the nations on the Western system gave the Fol lowing figures Wallaroo 140 000 bags Moonta 113,000 Snow town 06,000 Pake Ville. 62,000 Kadina 51 000 Green s Pla m West 49.000 Bute 37,000 Willa Mulka. 30,000 Melton 31,000. He was of opinion that the installation of Weighbridges at each of the stations mentioned would prove a profitable investment and consider Abl reduce the Cost of handling the wheat. It was not unusual in a Busy wheat Yard for teams to have to i wait hours before they could be unloaded. Or. Sorrel said auctioneer expects that private arrange ment Wal be made far a Aale. " messes elder Smith & co. Sold the machinery Stock and other things at Satin factory prices. Burra sheep show., it has Long been a desire amongst those interested in the Burra show particularly in the Merino sheep Clasa that something would be. Devised to. Bring in As competitors the Best breeders of South Australia. It has been Felt that Burra was an outside Centre where a Strong com petition should be established. Burra has been one of the first societies Iii initiate prizes for pens of five rams and of five ewes and the valuable Silver Tea set presented by or. M. Hawker will it is Toped attract Competition from the Best breeders of that robust Type of Merino that has made the Burra District famous. The conditions have not been finally decided. A show with exhibitors like messes. Sandland Koo owie Duffield trustees Koonook hawkers East Bun Garee. Dungaree and North Dungaree Canovie proprietor.,. Murray Bros. Cap Peede Mortlock Martindale. Bowman mount Bryane. Bowman wan Dillah. A. Gebhardt Mac erode. Gebhardt Sokoto. Pearse the gum Mcbride the Gap Hope Wolta Wolt Brooks Boe Ono Ecollins Luc indal Melrose Ulo Loo Collins Collinsville and sir s. J. Way Kad lung a of comparatively easy Access to Burra would arouse inter state interest. Autumn Early Raine followed by sane Bury weather have resulted in a capital growth of herbage on reserved pastures or among the stubble and even m the open coun try the Promise of Early feed has been excellent in Many places. Many Farmer now would like to see another Good general rain recorded and the autumn feed would then be carried on finely. As it is the Rains have proved of immense advantage and have enabled the owners to Kui by cultivation and grazing the wholesale Germina Tion of weeds on the Fallows. In the lower North the Start of the season has been auspicious and As or. H. N. Thomas of Auburn who visited me City on Mon Day Pat it As far a that District is concerned the Early feed a better than it has been for sheep for Western Australia. A consignment of 40 English Leicester ram Bra by or. A. Francis of Hilly Fields Dashwood Gully were hipped by the Ingarra on saturday to the order of or. A. W. Edgar of Gin Gin Western i Australia. I big Elton. April 7.-a Public knee ten was held on saturday evening in the Institute to consider the advice Bilitz of erecting a sheep dip at River ton and also concerning the uniform system of Letri Pitrat on of stallions. Or. J. P. Schalt presided Over a Small attendance. After considerable discussion it was decided to interview messes. Bagot shakes & Lewis with regard to a Slect dip at their yank. It Wou d be impossible to give a guarantee the number of sheep that would be available for dipping. A motion was carried in favor of uniform registration of Sta this time j of the monthly meeting of the i committee of the mount Gambier a. Aid h. Society was held on saturday afternoon last there being a Large attendance of members in the absence of the president through illness. Or. J. Bot Tell occupied the chair. Officers were elected As follow Secretary or. J. A. Shep Pard re elected . A. Smyth. Neil me Arthur. And e. A. Price were elected to fill the vacancies in the general committee messes. W. F. Brooke and e. J. Price were added to the horticultural committee and Are. F. Crouch to the pastoral committee. The executive com Mittee was reappointed. With the addition of or. P. Krummel. I if you Are Yon requiring watches ? we guarantee our watches a we onry Tock Unes tin know can be thoroughly relied on. We Stock them in Gold Silver and Metal for ladles and gents in a big Range it prices to suit the requirements of everyone. Abo Many new designs in wristlet watches. V " Are you requiring up to Date jewellery ? our stocks comprise All the newest and most bean Fol designs of engagement Kings neck lets bangles brooches Cameo goods earrings fie., lines that will last a lifetime. We import direct from the manufacturers and manufacture co customers can depend on getting the very latest styles at the very lowest prices possible. Dainty wedding gifts ? if so we will be very pleased to submit our Beautiful Range of goods to you. We guarantee our qualities the goods Are up to Date and consist of the latest styles in. Copper Ware electroplated Are clocks Sterling silverware Pewter Are cased goods. Your inspection is invited by j. M. Wendt jeweller 8b optician 76 Rundle St 24,26,28 Arcade Raab the Domo. A Kow per joke Rte Babb Cosam sep Aba. To. To cheap to fact 9 to bid at Boot Hall the Price of other Solpa Cicai. On thousands of Tearnen n the state ate the Domo Erny dry. Write for Bat of tee style. Gabon. Elfae a. �1 M. 4 a.16. A .30. �5 to & �. s. A 4. .c7.m it �. 105 a. W. Dobbie & co., Ltd. A Meh Lack vols a eats. A. ,".tfoe i hot Day can be obtained Attlio " vegetarian cafe ?. 8. Wat Ooth St debt Fob ? 1/. Bead Tua specimen Wrom Lonhi and to Oatts soap. Kock Chicken Pic Taree vegetables Gex Tana Tait coff Aad wait. The Mot i changed oar. _ _ Pauai. . Chamber of manufactures. A meeting of the Council of the South australian chamber of manufactures was held on tuesday under the chairmanship of the president or. Arthur Hill. It was resolved that the chamber should act As a commission for South Australia m connection with the victorian All austra Lian inhibition to be held in Melbourne during the present year. To request was received from the italian Consul hat the chamber would Supply exhibits of South australian a Rodu to for the colonial agricultural Institute at Flo rence. It was resolved to Forward the request to the government. The following were appointed a com Mittee to make in connection with the South australian chamber of manufactures exhibition to be held in 1915 messes. Arthur Hill president. M. Simpson Thompson e. C. Vardon w. W. Feb Woodi c. Alle Yelland and g Cleland v be new zealand Ahu or. C. Allen said he noticed that the new zealand minister of customs and Marine was in Melbourne conferring with the Munster of Trade and customs or. Tudor m regard to a reciprocity treaty Between Australia and new zealand. It would be a splendid Opportunity he urged for any member of the chamber who exported goods to new zealand to try and get a preference. Or. A f. Cleland said a preference would be of value to him in his business. There was a preferential duty for wine from South Africa but the australian manufacturers got no such preference. A a consequence the australian wine exported to new zealand had fallen off by about 20,000 Gallons whilst the South african Trade had. Increased by j 10,000 Australia ought certainly to be on the same footing As South Africa. He proposed that a sub committee should be appointed to Send a preliminary letter calling attention to the value of a preferential duty on wine and Ohve Oil and to enquire into further exports from the state. The president and messes. Allen Penn and Cleland were appointed a sub committee. The rowing Rad big. 1 to the editor sr have read with interest everything that has appeared in your columns recently Anent the inter state eight selection t of Crews. I for one cordially undone the action of Butterworth and Abbott a i fail to see1 How they could act otherwise than they did. When or. Nichols elected the eight of which they were stroke and even respectively he selected them with that definite end m View and not a Young gladiators open for any Challenge. To accept their services for a specific eight and then divert there from that object to sait the wishes of the Murray Bridge or any Ether Crews was bad generalship on the part of or. 2��ehoife. It is Only those who deserve tyranny who eur Brit tamely to it. As none of the Crew of which messes. Butterworth and Abbott were members had done anything to make them submit to the tyrannical ruling of either or. Nicholls or or. Auld they did what any sane per son would do resigned. The thing for messes. Auld and Nicholls to do that i can Sec is to Send in their resignations As or. Grayson did when he found he could not handle his eight. With the latter gentleman i think the drawing of lot Between messes. Whyte and the other Disputant whose name i cannot re Call would have solved that difficulty. With regard to the Murray Bridge Chal Lenge it should never have been taken a curiously for As i before observed the men were engaged to Tow in the inter state eight and not open for Challenge. The Murray Bridge Crew had their Chance of nomination the same As the others. Why did they not apply singly or As a whole the Faur thing is for messes. Auld and Nicholls to ask the last Crew of which messes. Abbott and Butterworth Are Mem bets to reconsider their resignations and whether or not they do so at All events let the deadlock occur rather than select men who failed in getting nominations Wuen they Naa tue Chanee. I am a. Fred. Jackson. Walkerville april 7, 1913. Sovereigns 3ielted. A jeweller s bankruptcy. Alleged effect of Early Clos ing act. Disclosures reveal no the transactions of j a bankrupt jeweller were made in the Ade Laide insolvency court before his Honor or. Commissioner Russell s.m-, on tues Day during the investigation of charges against Horatio Daniel Robson of o con Nell Street North Adelaide. At the pre Vious hearing of the ease the accountant s report showed that the debtor attributed is insolvency to the effect of the Early losing act. Or. J. H. Haslam appeared for the insolvent and or. R. Ingleby for receiver and William George Church the opposing creditor. It. Ingle by said charges had been Laid by the opposing creditor and also with the approval of the court by the official receiver act ing for the general body of creditors. Edward Alfred Anstey said the insolvent was indebted to his firm for �36 17/. He was indebted for the whole of that sum on August 29, 1912, the Date of the first meet ing of creditors of which the witness was elected chairman. At that meeting the insolvent suggested that1 he should he allowed to continue in business another six months and promised to pay �20 a month into or. Herbert Solomon s hands for division among the creditors strictly speaking the witness believed the Sugges Tion Carne from the insolvent s solicitor. The creditors passed a Resolution adopting the suggestion and the meeting was adjourned for six months. A meeting of creditors was held in january at which k was decided that the debtor should declare his insolvency. Herbert Solomon practitioner of the supreme court said he acted for the debtor at the first meeting of creditors. The Deb Tor had not paid him any Money for division among the creditors. A Bill of Sale Over the furniture and Stock in Trade and building was in the witness s name. All these had been sold and the Gross realisation was nearly �400. Cross examined the witness said about f 375 on the Bill of Sale was advanced by or. Isaacs m 1910. Subsequently on i two occasions there had been advances by j the witness of �150 and �100, making Ai total of �625. The interest was rate of 15 per cent. The insolvent had paid off in account of principal and in j Terpst about �320. At the. Time of the fico and meeting of creditors there was due from him approximately �490. There i had been nothing about tits insolvent to Lead the witness to suppose that he i was dishonest or would deceive his Credi Tor. J or. Haslam do that the Early closing act has been and is As the insolvent state the main reason of his failure he How ref the Bis a a taking i Book and � believe that to be the cause. I will Yon also that is your be if from f i your knowledge of other cases i have been informed by other jewellers that it. Has affected them seriously. Gay. A j creditor said that the mall suburban jewellers had been pre judicially affected by the act and could not get Money any be examined the witness said no part of e �.�0 Iii off Ose from the proceeds in insurance policy. % a r -., i to a Tite witness Esti mated roughly that about �300 net was one to. Him from the insolvent at the pre sent Date. He would just about get Back the principal. The advances were mostly Cash. The insolvent said he started business on his own account in Jorth Adelaide in May 1907. Hib capital1 at the Start was �55. One of the insolvent s books that containing the daily entries was missing it having been Burnt in the fire at his . Tea slam was it your practice " to we sovereigns for to in urn for the i tire of jewellery yes. 1 " in infringe men.1. Of the coinage act is it not it is the practice among manufacturing jewel �t�1 be the qty laity of the so Verdin Gold?-22 Carat Worth 20/ actually. Answering further questions by or. Has a Lam. The insolvent stated that at the time he1 obtained the Bill of Gale he was being pressed by his creditors. He valued his household furniture at. That time at i�300, i he paid a Vav Ali the Money he receive in premises. The Money from the insulin i company about recouped him for i loss on the Stock. He received �25 in respect to the docs of customers Good., he gave to the customers approximated the value of their goods destroyed. He received �214 altogether in respect of the fire. The fire resulted in a dead Lof to him of �125. The Rami Scrioner did Yon it receive and value in the shape of melted Gold or Silver no i could not sort it out. Did Yon not get anything Hack i sent a tub of dirt to Melbourne and got �1 1 for to. Were any precious Otoles among fit j no Thev were in the Safe. J or. the electric cars Tan to Prospect what did you find a falling off of he Prospect Trade. Everyone m o Connell Street noticed it. When did you notice the effect of the Early closing act just after the fire. Up to the time the act came into open Tion when was the majority of your Busi Ness done on saturday afternoons and evenings and Niter. 6 the week. My business was moot Lvin repair the commissioner have you any ides where that business has gone into the town. " it � the at it a Fiaai Commonwealth and Papua. or a Maud By"�Efle-tadfomeaaaiyto�10at-jrj01fceasaiaaie Iii Minir turn 9�/ rat of interest on Sta 9 ?".�." Deposit of a deposits up to de out of in Jumana b13 Deff bos hts int. Oor Wraa lh-7e17nr9x 10 a monetary and commercial. Tuesday evening. At the meetings of shareholders of the various Large banking institutions of great Britain held at the beginning of the year the chairmen Are reported to have Given exhaustive summaries of the conditions ruling during 1912. The Prosperity of banking is acknowledged to be so closely Allied to that of Trade and industries that it is of the utmost importance remarked the London Finan Cial news in its special banking Supply agent that those responsible for the direction of Banks should keep themselves fully acquainted with the changes continually taking place and with the conditions governing the different businesses with which they Are in relations. It is very evident that Bank managements Are fully alive to the necessities of the Case and the addresses which Are regularly made to shareholders Bear evidence of very careful study and a close first hand knowledge of what is going on both in great Britain and abroad where banking interests Are continually growing in importance. References were of course very generally made to the great activity of Trade the labor unrest and to the necessity of again making Large depreciation allowances. The Gold Reserve ques Tion however was the chief subject dealt wich by sir. E. Holden at the meeting of the London City and m Dland Bank and also by sir Felix schuster at the Union meeting. Thev immense quantities of Gold absorbed by India again called for comment and in spite of the world production valued at about �100,000,000, i it seems that thet Gold reserves of the various nations Are generally quite stationary while t the liabilities have in creased to a considerable extent. Sir Felix schuster called attention to the desire express red by the president of the Reich Bank to raise their Gold Reserve from the present figure of some \ �40,000,000 cd -�60,000,000 or even �75,000,000, if possible by a gradual process and coupled with the great t Trade demands and the possibility of Large requirements on chinese account,1 when the " currency comes to be reorganised " there the Outlook is for very keen com petition for the Metal for some time to come. " the following table gives the Gold holdings of the principal european Central Banka at the � beginning of this year land in 1912. J Gold holdings. J i Jan. 2,1913. Jan. 4,1912. England.�31,300,000 �34,421,000 France 127,766,000 126,836,000 Germany. 38,832,00 -36,388,000 russia.158,374,000 143,290,000 Austria Hungary 50,398,000 53,827,000 Spain. 17,489,000 16,717,000 Italy 42,619,000 " 40,785,000 Netherlands 13,481,000 11,462,000 Belgium. 7,658,000 6,645,000 Switzerland. 6,939,000 ,6,449,000 .sweden.5,570,000r 4,727,000 Norway. 2,316,000 2,192,000total. 502,742,000, 483,732000 austra asian Wool exports. I australasian Wool exports from july 1, 1912, to March 31, 1913, Accord no to statistics compiled by messes. Dalgety & co amount to 2,262,189 Bales compared with " 2,030,166 Bales for the corresponding period of last year a decrease of 232,022 Bales the decrease solar As the Commonwealth Vas concerted totalled 257,284 Bales who e new zealand showed an increase of 25,261 Bales South Australia s Bures the to Date total 161 3s4 Bales a decrease of 10,293 Bales on the figures for the Corre pending Pend of lat season the food ins is a Oum Miry of the movements of each state and new zealand for the period referred in the past three year increase. 1�12 13. 1311-12. Be Creuse. L�lo-11 state. Bales. Bales. Bales. Baie Victoria. 413,o57 616,18 -127,411 4&3,3il j s. Wales 7�/.u17 81s,210 �8.193 i ,0u 1 Queensland �uu,o�4 21/,o60 16,996 197,w2 is aus Ulia ,j84 171,0/7 m,b2 w Vul italia w.j5 72, As b.t/23 70, 02 Tasmania. 21,o2s 17.6j6 of 3,032 ,818 australian totals. 1,587,235 1,814,57� -257,281 1,782.939 n. Zealand 442,871" 417,110 2o,361 Australasia totals. 2,030,166 2.262,189 -232,023 2,305,401 the Iya Tiona Bank of Australasia the returns of Tae National Bank of Australasia or me Quarter ended March 31 Are As follow.-Liamauaanotes not bearing in Eitt , Bills in circulation not bearing interest�4, 8/8 bal ances due to other Banks �16,907 6/11, be to its by the Crown not bearing Inte rest �,887 7/8, by Ocner persons not be aim interest �81,885 7/4l bearing Inte rest �1,639,094 13/1�2,487,060 0/5, total s�2,577,359 3/8. Assets com �34s,391 12/10 australian notes �140,432 13/10 landed and other property �78,625 18/7, notes and bylis of other Banks �18,257 18/ balances due by other Banks �8,253 5/7r amount of All debts due to the Bank �154,331 -6/6 total �2,448,292 15/4. Amount of the capital Stock paid up. At the close of the Quarter ended March 31, 1913. �1,498,220 rate of the last dividend declared to the shareholders preference 6 per cent per annul Ordinary 6 percent per annul amount of the last dividend declared preference �9.173 8/, Ordinary �35,773 41 amount of the reserved profits exclusive of such dividend at the time of declaring such dividend �419,412 18/3. The Bank of new South Wales. The returns of the Bank of new South Wales for the Quarter ended March 31 Are As follow liabilities notes in circulation not bearing interest�5,040 18/6 Bills m circulation not bearing interest�1,243 7/2 balances due to other Banks �9,698 8/10 deposits bearing interest �576,892 6/8, government accounts �8,461 10/9, not bearing interest �242,405 6/3, government accounts �124,052 5/5�951,811 9/1 total �867,796 3/6. , �492,682 13/4 australian notes �33,782 government securities �2,3571 10/10 landed property �24,500 notes and Bills of other Banks �30 balances due from o Cher Banks �36,459 16/3 amount of All debts due to the Bank �1,041,163 12/9 total �1,652,189 13/2. Amount of the capital Stock paid up at the close of the Quarter ended March 31, 1913, �3,253,540 rate of last dividend declared to the shareholders 10 per cent per annul amount of the last dividend declared �150,000 amount of reserved profits at the time of declaring such dividend �2,085.000. " a Paradox in of. An interesting explanation of the Rise in prices of crude Oil and its by products is says the London financial news i supplied from America. The Advance is attributed partly to the dissolution of the Standard Oil Trust. At first sight it would appear ridiculous to that the resumption of Competition among the subsidiaries of the Trust would Lead to an in crease in prices but it will be seen that there is something in the suggestion. Under upon from 3/7tov3/8 per Bushel and Steamer parcels 3/8j to 39 per Bushel for prompt delivery. The Sydney Market is some what unsettled owing to the strike but no material change in values has been mentioned. If the difficulties continue a weakening in rates maybe looked for. As it will be impossible to bring supplies from the country or to make shipments. To Day s buying limits for Farmers. Lots in the country were based upon3/7 Pei Bushel on ticks Darling Harbor or 3/81 per Bushel for parcels. Floor and mall offal. ? �8. 5a per Bushel Tor local Trade lots delivered usual. Terms the Market is �8 17/6 per ton fore let in City brands and �8 12/6-per ton for country Brand � Muf offal is still reported by manufacturers to be going but freely at 1/2 per. Bushel. Delivered usual Terrish. For par�els7 not Ori try Bcka port Adelaide the quotation is 1/1 per Bushel. Reseller for delivery during the next six months quote 12d. Per Bushel on trucks mile end. " Barley and Oats. Jt j there Are no fresh developing Nib in connection with tile markets for Barley a Udo Oats refrain., from operating trans actions Are going through at Jaie crates Melbourne reports j that Earley stocks in that Market Are substantially in excess.-. Of ? weather a gents up Bueno area agent week ago reduced estimate wheat surplus 1,809,000 quarters Makarc his figure now about 15,000,000 quarters for season. Other Cable received in Liverpool confirm this. Weather conditions favourable for maize.-. Russia weather in Southern Region is unfavourable Ever Frost without Snow being experienced fears of crop damage increased. Supt ifs about As recently. Offers of wheat Inore in evidence. Feol poor Quality prevents business. Roumania weather is frosty shortage of 40 per cent wheat acreage confirmed indicating crop about 6j million quarters compared Vith 11,000,000 quarters Normal. Bulgaria and Turkey Short crops also expected Here. Hungary a weather Milder after Frost. Latif sown wheat Condit on i favourable and acreage Short France weather conditions continue favourable complaints m Ich fewer supplies native wheat rather moderate Good demand expected for foreign. Go Marv crop reports now mostly favourable supplies of wheat fair but not heavy. Export demand continues. Italy weather and crop reports mostly favourable. Markets firm fresh buying inactive. United kingdom weather seasonable favourable for ploughing sowing crop Outlook improved. North. Africa Algeria and Tunis favourable a Morocco better v y Dairy produce owing chiefly to the weaker Market for butter m the Eastern states where sup plies have largely increased As the result of the late rams local prices eased about a Penny per Pound at to Day s auctions. Offerings of stores and dairies showed an increase on previous sales but the demand was Good. Beet factory and Creamery sorts sold at from had to 14d., per la. Best separators at from lord. To Lold. Per lb., and store lines 8d. To 9d. Per in. There was rather an easing in the demand for eggs on tuesday and prices backed a half Penny per dozen Hen Selling at 1/3 per dozen and Duck at l/3�\per dozen. Canned fish. Notwithstanding that the season is Over when the demand for canned fish is. At its Best steady orders continue to come for Ward and if the Winter Trade in these goods is As Active As it was last year carry Over stocks will be very Light. London mail advices of a month ago referring to these goods Saide the excellent values of j s of Salmon has largely increased the de Mand and the position is much stronger. There Are now few if any Sellers except at an Advance of 9d. To 1/ per Case above the lowest Point. Tins is not surprising having regard to the value offered in this popular sure which is. Still some shillings per Case cheaper than 1 la. Flat tins which Are scarce. The email Supply and con sequent High Price a a British Columbia fish m 1 la. Tall tins diverts attention to the Best brands of red Alaska which Are Well Worth extra notice. The Supply of choicest lobsters in both j and 1 la. Flat Tine is very Small and prices Are the highest known to that in some districts the goods Are unsaleable. One or two shippers have issued their quotations for new season crayfish. These show an Advance of 5/ per Case Over last years rates an increase More or less expected As the apply particularly of Sia to season was not equal to the demand until the last few months when the fishing improved considerably. Whether the Staat higher Range of aloes will materially affect ? a mrs Tifin remains to be average Copper prices. It f. H. Snow advises the receipt of Grani giving the following average prices for Copper for March Standard Hopper �65 8/9 per ton Best selected cop per �70 16/3 per ton american electro Lytic Copper 14.713 cents per wheat feed Grams produce in. Wheat . Farmers lots in the country Are based upon 3 7i to 3/7? per Bushel on trucks. Port Adelaide or 3/7 to 3/7j per Bushel at the chief outposts. Par cels 3/9 to 3/9 per Bushel b., port Adelaide. City brands �8 17/6, country brands �8 12/6 per ton delivered in Adelaide. Bran and Pollard Millers prices for Trade Lote delivered in Adelaide usual terms 1/2 per Bushel. Hay.-�2 13/ for wheaten shaved delivered m Adelaide. Chaff per ton of 2,240 la parcels trucks mile end railway Staffon �3 5/. Bags extra delivered �3 15/ to �3 17/6, half extra. Export �4 per ton Leb. Nominal. Oats algerian Farmers lots in the country 1/11 to 2/ pee Bushel on trucks port Adelaide. I peas Duns buying once from far mers 3/7 to 3/8 per Bushel. trucks port Adelaide 7/6 per dozen. Potatoes local �7 co �8 per ton in the Market mount Gambier pinkeye and snowflakes �5 12/6. Redskins �6 2/6, on trucks at the mount Millicent redskins �6 5/, trucks Mil cent victorian car mens �7 to �7 5/, on wharf port Ade Laide and pinkeye �6 10/ to �6 15/, on trucks. Me end. Brown globes and Brown Spanish �8 m the Market mount Gam Biers �6 10/, at the mount. Honey at auction from 2jd to 3d. Per la. For prime. . 5jd. Per la. Best mixed soft shells. 4jd. To 5d. Per la. Ker Nels 1/2� per la. factory cured sides Lod. To lid. Per in. Hams lid. To 12d per at auction .-6 d. To 7�d per la. Err tuesday s Market guaranteed fresh Hen 1/3 Duck 1/3j. Butter tuesday s Market Best fac tory Ard Creamery la d. To 14d.Best separators Lud. To 11jd. Store lines 8d. To 9d. Mcglew & co .�-?."?Gram buyer Export. A okla in -�78hio a utter state . Melbourne april 8. was firm at 3/81 to 3/9. There were enquiries to Coyer april contracts at 3/91. Parcels were reduced 5/ to �5 10/. Flour �8 15/. and Pollard �5,10/. Barley was Dull English 3/9 to 4/3 Cape 2/9 to 8/3 Oats were inactive with Busi Ness in Algern milling at 2/5 to 2/5j, feed 2/1 to 2/3. Mai 4/2 to 4/3. Peas Dun 4/ to 4/1. Chaff was steady at �3 to �3 15/. Hay Manger �5 10/ to �0". Straw prime victorian 37/6 to 40/, a rail tas Manian 57/6 to 67/6, sex wharf. ". Market produced potatoes were Filmer with Hight supplies Carmens �510/ to �5 15/ Brownell. �5 15/ to �6 pinkeye je4 10/ to �5 special to�5 a. Onions were easier a �6 10/ to �6 15/. In j3� 4�t�a , 7/3 Bra Bagg 8/ to 8/3 or spot and saes were made to arrive per Janus at equal to Aooie 7/0 delivered. Their were moderate saes of Ceylon team clothes Pega were strongly held. Canary seed sold of spot at "�35 i. Sydney april 8. was Dull country lots 3/7$, sex trucks and City parcels were Worth 3/8. Tile strike is still seriously i restricting business and those houses which have victorian representatives Are j Lul filing Many of their country orders from the Southern m february of shipment i and june was at a standstill and Large business a done a j March shipment beanbags 300 changing hands at 6/9 slings and about 100 Boles april shipment at t 6/6. Corn sacks were sold to Brisbane at 6/8 delivered. In metals Cement was firm following o the action of the minister in cancelling orders for import transaction in a included the Sale of 373 packages of Ceylon at lord Dairy of cheese and butter were accumulating As the area of distribution is restricted to the City and suburbs. Eggs were the Only commodity the Supply of which was curtailed by the strike. New Laid were quoted at 2/. To 2/3, Case eggs 1/5 to 1/8. Feedstuff?.-chaff,further advanced Vic Toria and South australian wheaten Selling at from �6 to �65/ victorian and tas Mardan oaten a from �5 10/ to �5 15/. 1 Market were easier owing to the inability of merchants to get orders away into the country. Tasmanian redskins were Selling at �8, Bismarck and Brownell �7 10/ to �7 15/ up to Sites to 7 5/1 the Steamer Alden brought about 2,600 bags the Best of which were to be had at. �7. Tasmanian turnips were quoted atx�3 a v.4 a Adelaide i Ait prod toe pm it kit. 1 Mes is a. W. Sandford & co. Reported on april 8 the Trade was Well represented at to Day auction and nor Ensins quantities were Cata Fop Leif. Prices for butter receded further in empathy with toe weaker Narket in the East the was or Burner conned not Only to Fae tones but to fairies and Eer orators As Well though store and collect lots1 maintained late rates. Best fac tory and Mcrea Nety butter fresh in prints realised hid. To 1/2 . Second Grade factories. Oct. To lord. Cboin a up aerators and dairies ism. To lit i medium Zulj fix Quality lots. Sid to la store and Collet tors 8d. To sa., Arconi in to con Dit Tai and Quality. quantities received to Dor he a further increase. And paces weakened in Trifid new Laid Ben sell ire at 1/3 per dozen Ducie 1/3. Clearease continues to be effected of Allm Crnin nor Onmon Forward and Vaines re firm at late ratesvi., a. To 73d. Per la. For Large to Leaf. fair Trade a a cinch recorded in his line. Prime Clear extracted. Quit Tine at 23d. Per la. Beeswax a Strong demand at Froin 1/1 to 1/2. Almonds. There is no quotable alteration Brandis by inst Sid mixed not shells. 444\to 6dhard to ,8id bulk new catalogue was submitted and cleared at fair prices while for Quality lots the to Idine a especially keen. Grid table weight though for a few poor Quality Turkey the prices were not of gco4 l. ? j. / the Adelaide chilled butter and produce com Pany reported april 8 butter the Sodden drop in values in Eastern states bras reflected at our Market to Day. Supplies in All " trades Are ample for Trade wants. demand but anything under is weak and neglected. London cables a Dull Market for choicest australian at 106/ to 110/, Melbourne and Sydney advise having reduced their rates in sympathy with London notations. By auction . Creamery and Apo to Choice factory prints 124 to 1/2 Oto binary Fae tones prime dairies and separators 104 to1/ fair dairies stores and collectors84 to end. Eggs the broken Hill strike is Tatlong fair quantities from Northern districts on this Market. Export Dall local Trade Only fair. Fresh Hen 1/3. Duck 1/4. Cheese diet and steady at 8j4 to 7 d. For Good to prune new makes in Large to Small matured 744 to parcels arriving from Eastern states who Are now a. Prime factors ended rides 9j4 to 10$d. Middles. 10j4 to Uri barns. 104 to 1/. Lard bulk 714 packets sj4 Honey steady at 244 to 2j4 for prime dear liquid dark tainted and. Inferior lid. To 21. Beeswax 1/2 to 1/3. Brandis almonds Sid. Mixed soft Beds 54 kernels 1/1 to 1/2. Live poultry Market is flooded with Light stuff. Quality Birds however Are in Strong demand at Good rates j prime pens table roosters 2/10 to 2/7 medium i do., 1/5 to 1/10 Light cockerel 1/ to 1/3 mixed i pens. 1/5 to 1/10. Bens 1/5 to 2/1 ducks. 1/ to 2/3 geese 3/5 to 4/s turkeys. Cd. To Laid. Per lb., lire Weicht for fair to prime thirds pigeons 54. Messes. Murphy it Kame reported on april 87 continued Fine weather has greatly assisted to increase butter production supplies Are there fore coming in More freely. Many of the nor ? them areas arc opening no and consignments of butter Are arriving for the. The increased supplies together with easier values throughout Tea australian Market have been reflected Here and prices have eased for choicest qualified. Choice Standard brands of factory butter Are sell ins at from. In to 3ft second Grade Facto. Front Lod. To Tif Jav pastors and1 to Fairir. Test of. Ila. To 1/ scares and mixed dairies from Sid. To 9d. Supplies of eggs show a farther increase. The. Arrival to Day being considerably in Advance of last week s quantities. Values sve therefore sed ii Eli guaranteed Nev Laid Ben uses seeing at a i Ordinary 1/s Duck eggs. 1/3 per Boscn. Cheese value remain unaltered. Scary Trade is going through new make Selling at 7d. Per la matured d. Some difficulty is Espe Rieneck in securing sufficient supplies of Bacon to meet the brisk demand and the tendency is to wards higher prices prime factory cured Side Are Selling at Tom Lud. To lord. Middles from. Lod. To lid. Rolls from d. To 9jd. Hams from Lod. To 1/ lard from 6 d. To 7�d. For bladder and Case lot. All consignment of Boner cleared at 2d. Per la. Tor Choice. Dangers of the Abiotic i what explorers have to pack. I i no class of Pioneer runs greater risks than the Arctic or Antarctic explorer. The path to the poles abound.-, avs a writer in Pearson s weekly with death traps cunningly set by nature Ever ready to envelope the intrepid traveller just As Cap Tain Scott and has comrades were Over whelmed by an Antarctic blizzard one of the greatest and Ever present dangers that beset the Arctic traveller is that of Drifting ice floes Polar currents and the Ere Smire of the Waves pack and pile these Uge masses of ice upon one another until they will Tower Twenty or thirty feet above the water. Through these dangerous obstacles the explorer s vessel has to push its Way week after week trusting to Providence and skilful navigation to make its Way unscathed Bat there is Little Hope for the vessel and its Crew should one of those furious tem pests arise for which the Arctic seas Are noted then these massive ice blocks Aro thrown against each other until they Are crushed into dust whilst Waves Rise like toners and break Over the hoes in hugs greenish waterfalls sooner or later the frail vessel is swamped by the Mountain Ous Waves or the vessel comes Between two floes of ice at the moment they strike together. The jagged knife like edges of the bergs splinter the Hull like to to Wood and tha Craft with it human freight is crushed. In the final dash when the exploration party leaves the expedition vessel to Cross the Fields of ice and Snow with Sledge and Sony there Are Many treacherous traps of iat Oxe to avoid there is for instance the deadly Crevasse which has claimed innumerable victims in the history of Polar exploration. These crevasses Are formed by swollen Mountain streams and torrents cutting gullies deep into the ground Over the tops of these fissures and driven Snow slowly collects until Bridge like layers Are formed in appearance they do not differ from the solid Snow covered ground and it is Here that their danger Les the explorer with his heavily Laden Sledge drives across these deceptive carpets of Snow and the ground gives beneath their weight and the party is into the torrent hundreds of feet below. A Sledge party Are endeavouring to sur mount a Imo Mainous ice Peak freshly covered with Snow. The new Snow has not had time to freeze to the icy surface underneath and Here Hes a serious danger. Ii disturbed to any great extent this1 new covering glides in a mass Down the Moun Tain 6ide, carrying m its flight the Hap less explorers who in their helplessness Are probably precipitated Down a Crevasse or carried Over some icy precipice. These masses of moving Snow can quit comfortably Swallow up sledges dogs and passengers a nerve trying ordeal through which explorers often have to go is making their was through ice covered fjords these a narrow paths bounded on each Side by towering Walls of jabbed ice. Every few minutes a. Map of this glittering cry Sipl crashes downwards on to the narrow path. It is impossible to Tell when and where these masses of Nee will fall and the tra Vellers have to take the ask of being crushed by one of these Small avalanches. The eskimos who Are an exceedingly superstitious race genuinely believe that these Falls m the ice valleys Are governed by ome special Providence. They travel through them m deadly fear of being crushed from above or their sledges pierced i by masses of ice m some miraculous Man Ner darting no from below j another of nature s death traps again Sec which Arctic travellers have to guard is def Ting Snow the str is earned along and Over the Edge of an ice crag or precipice where it freezes into apparently i solid i Earth in reality it is merely a deceptive Cornice quite unable Cesar the Atra a of ledge or Man. Be explore St Edde Asor rag to surmount an ice Mountain at the top of which these cornices Are Genei ally to be found unthinkingly travels on to Joan of these overhanging Nasses not noticing that it ends abruptly in apace the unsupported Snow collapses under his i weight and the unfortunate traveller is hurled to his death on the jagged ice Rock a j hundreds of feet below _ second sight. Al Singleton do Yon believe m second sight. Kederly yes. All women have 1 Iti Singleton is Ait possible Kederly i it is. Every time one woman Pat a another m the Street they both turn to get a Colond sight of what the other has acid stomach and dyspep3�a cd Ltd. Food we i Tab a hot j1�ox to g naked Rotim rhe letter which is herewith published in full resulted from an announcement la ode of oui la dip dailies of the Renus. Able curative properties of by sugared Nesia in the treatment of stomach at i my the Cau a of practical y All forma of. So a Mach trouble 6, farm to race. H go Road Chauvell Heath by sex. D a sir i have suffered Foi some months from dyspepsia and acidity of the Otoi Naeini and have find All sorts of Patent As veil As doctor s medicines with no effect. See ing a doctor s statement in one Urf the daily Pap to about the marvels of visit rated Mig Tinesia i got a Small bottle from the local chemist and am glad to that it has done me More Good than and Chin of i have even tried. Food to me was like a hot Aron to a naked wound but inca i have taken Bis rated magnesia i pm now enjoy my food without bad after effects w. Doughty. A drag Luty s experience is doubtless that of thousands of others who have obtained Relief and cure of Sto Naoh trouble Frere the use of by surfed magnesia where medicines Ami advertised remedies live fe.le. It Fadtra who suffer from stomach trouo1. In my form to hould get a Little Bis rated magnesia from their chemists at no a half a teaspoonful m a Quarter of a Glass of warm or cold water after eat ing will almost immediately Reeve the severest Pun. A this is the Overland a pedal

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