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Pnbllahed Every Tuesday and Freh. 36th Year. Six Pages Tuesdays, Eisht Pages Frrt TUESDAY, 31ARCII 30, 1to. The Wool Year What we may term the wool an the season wahich coverl the 'a part of 1908 and carried well to the present year-is comprehemiod dealt with in the annual retiesw? Messrs Goldsbroughl, Mort and Ce. Lbd., which is now before us. . season has been a remarkable ia proving, undoubtoJly that the otic tions of the opening of the soa cannot 'biy any means be taken ao guide to an avernage market. Ta season widlch has jusht clss tas tralia opened very badly-in h?t, badly that pastoralists who.. tFi misnm is developed to an} d?r looked gloomily over the odl r ports anti voted themselves ot d luck. But had they been ahleto e a few months ahea.l they aouldth counrted themselves very fortunate o del. for the demand itr gptt wools had never beean keener. T restoration of financial quiet iat rica, coupled with the I. rouhty o ditions prevailing it portim. D't: country, had nmuch to do niot 6 demand fromn over scu . Yet. ia e of all theso uniaverable oatniti. tie clip was wit ly lisappie as a whole. On this score the rnt states :-" There can be but or.e cC nion that the 'rent bulk of as marketed in thifeentre fannrd os a the worst clips on record, thedistnb frome which they were dmran ht-; experienced an exceptionally lid t son, and even those grotan in more favorrl parts of tshe t'ne District could not compare in EP of style, growth, soundness adi r bustness with those of I90i7S. Fr" Riverina, admitting that the 10' clip was far eoloo?, the itltal t'c dard, thlat of the season under n view was still wor-e. The bad en tures were more particularly - shortness and general thhitnnert, > staple wools being largely r? nan.t, tle ole rc.teming hquli being its dryness, softness, a d fact that it carried less trpgt matte'. From Eastern Ilivenna Upper. Murray the clip, get speaking, emeay be saI d to hae in rather better than Iast season, still below the standard. In h contrast to the output of 190drl toe clip from the 11ay distrit, astrarcl that it wans very much er, thinner, carried tmore dast, ts was fitter in the Ihair, while burr and seed were less preto The most notable excsption to geterally . isappointing sununuisi the clip is the wool r which " its way to Nlelliourne frome the eastern or border districts Ol "e Australia. On this head theOy adds :--'" What are known .s t wools stood out pre-eminentl this c?ntse, gend it is unot tion to say that a better dip bininýggrowth; softness, rolntte sountdness, aned genL-r·l- ItteatiOO las not been seen for mans'. So far the review has Ipmt til for the grower and consumern p out any -embellishtment or t' I tion. But it does not 1top the travar es a very snide feld ot itt to the pastoralist and not ultut It gives some very -;oIable n* on breeooding for the markets throws out some goood hints n5 classing, which every grazi, er 1 ter how limited fhi.s fid, read. Time booklet is pnri.lo.r ia review, but in it space is tO to a perusal of the chief char..te. of the grain season, seeral showing the rise andtl inll in t and tlhe causes contributing t Tho book is well worthy oit 5o perusal by all, and etl~cally . those awhose interests axe c l.rl nected witl the l land and the pr tion therefrom.