PROGRESS OF SHEARING
Weather conditions In the Gascoyne Carnarvon districts are fine, the break which was threatening when our last issue went to press having passed off without any material benefit
Shearing is finished at Warroora, and the team before returning to Car- narvon will go to Minilya for the sec- ond shearing, where on the first occas- ion over 50,000 sheep went over the boards.
Ningaloo has cut out and the team has arrived at Carnarvon en route for other sheds In the south of the State.
Some 60,000 sheep were shorn at Mia Mia this season, and operations have now closed.
Quobba (Point Charles) ls still shearing, and it ls hoped to finish to- morrow (Monday). The majority of the team are next due at Edadgee.
Boologooro, ls amongst the stations
that have cut out during the past few days, the team passing through Car-
narvon to Meedo.
Operations have ceased at Marda- thuna, and the team is also in Carnar- von. It will probably be coming south.
Shearers are still working at Wah- roonga, but have probably cut out by
Having finished off the Wooramel, clip during the past week, the men were due at Taringo, where a com- mencement should have been made by
Dairy Creek is busy on the second shearing, and the team, when ready, may go on to Dalgety Downs for the second clipping.
The season in the Gascoyne is now drawing to a close.
Fine weather conditions prevail generally.
Operations are over at Woolleen, where some 28,000 sheep were handled. The team from this station has ar- rived in Perth, and is going to the South-west.
Bulga Downs finished up last week, and the team ls now operating at
The second shearing at Murgoo is completed, and the team has returned to the capital.
After cutting out at Pullagoora the team ts now engaged on the second shearing at Kirkalocka.
Barnong sheds have closed down, and both the sheep and the wool were in fair condition. A fairly clean muster ls also reported.
In the Leonora district Glenorn has cut out and the team returned to the South-west.
Shearing is now general in the south-West Some very nice fleeces have already been cut and auctioned, and further good clips are advised. The result of the wool sale on Tuesday laut again showed Behn Ord wool at the top of the price lists.
Messrs. E. Lee Steere (president of the Pastoralists' Association) and Mr. T. F. De Pledge have returned to Wes- tern Australia from England.
Seen in town last week. Mr. Alec M'Leod, of Minilya, who is en. route to the Eastern States and talks of go- ing to England at an early date.
Mr. R. Ingles, of Williambury, ac-
companied by his mother and sisters, arrived in Perth a few days ago..
Messrs. A. H. Drake-Brockman and P. B. Hack, of Towera and Lyndon stations, are also in the city at present.
Mr. Meagher, of Winning station,"has returned to the North-West.