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  2. MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL.

    A good volume of business was effected on the investment side of the stock and share market yesterday. Balmain New Ferry shares eased 2/9. Howard Smith ...

    Article : 1,261 words
  3. NOTES AND COMMENTS.

    Warrants for Interest on the 5 per cent. first and second mortgage debenture stock of W. and A. McArthur, Limited, for the half-year ended December 31 have been posted from ...

    Article : 223 words
  4. A SHORT-LIVED FIRM.

    Messrs. Hain and Searight appeared as fat-stock salesmen at the Homebush Yards yesterday for the first time. Mr. Searight was the auctioneer, and met with a good reception. At the close of the sales of his ...

    Article : 92 words
  5. STOCK TRUCKINGS.

    The following truckings have been ordered for the forthcoming sales:—February 7, 142 sheep vans and 138 cattle waggons; February 10,375 sheep vans and 128 cattle waggons. ...

    Article : 33 words
  6. A.M.P. BONUSES.

    "Australian" writes:- The facts set forth by "Englishman" in your issue of 11th ultimo have come as a surprise to those of your readers who have looked upon the A.M.P. as ...

    Article : 827 words
  7. SUBURBAN NEWS.

    Some of the municipal authorities are diary of building town bills with large concert halls and suitable stages for the production of such theatrical performances as comic-opera on a large scale, because of ...

    Article : 190 words
  8. WOOL SALES.

    Wool sales were held yesterday at the Sydney Wool Exchange, Bridge-street, when the quantity catalogued totalled 9752 bales, and the sales, including private transactions, amounted to 10,204 bales, as under:— ...

    Article : 1,444 words
  9. ASHFIELD RATE.

    The Ashfield Council, at its last meeting, confirmed the rate of 4d in the £ on the unimproved values, agreed to at a special meeting of the council held last month. Aldeman J. Hammond gave expression ...

    Article : 70 words
  10. COMMERCIAL.

    At a meeting of persons interested in the noxious trades industries, held this week, in Sydney, Mr. James Mackay presiding, it was decided to ask the master tanners and ...

    Article : 67 words
  11. LANE COVE RATING.

    A meeting to discuss the rating question was held in the Presbyterian School-hall, Longueville, on Friday. Mr. John Dobbie occupied the chair. Mr. Chapman moved,—"That this meeting disapproves of any motion ...

    Article : 129 words
  12. EAU DE COLOGNE.

    No objection is to be taken by the Customs to the use of the term "can de cologne" on perfumery not made in Cologne, provided the country of origin appears prominently in the trade description. ...

    Article : 56 words
  13. BREADSTUFFS.

    Wheat was a little easier on spot, shippers reducing their limits in some cases to 4/1½, though others continued to quote 4/2. At the latter figure odd country lots were picked up. Parcels were on offer at 4/3, ...

    Article : 516 words
  14. PACIFIC LUMBER TRADE.

    The "Seattle Post-Intelligencer," of November 18, gave some interesting figures of the Pacific lumber shipments for the month of October, including the despatches to ...

    Article : 242 words
  15. THE WARDS SYSTEM.

    Alderman W. J. Laws, at the last meeting of the Balmain Council, secured the passing of a motion [?]furming that the separatic ward system is inconvenient and unnecessary, and, that steps be taken to abolish ...

    Article : 108 words
  16. HORNSBY WATER SUPPLY.

    At a meeting of the Water Board the engineer-inchief presented a report recommending improvements and alterations in the supply main, Wahroonga to Pearce's corner, Pearce's corner to Hornsby, and ...

    Article : 238 words
  17. GRAIN IN SIBERIA.

    A London journal mentions that immense tracts of land are coming into cultivation yearly in Siberia, the natural outcome of the heavy influx of immigrants from European ...

    Article : 217 words
  18. BURWOOD SCHOOL OF ARTS.

    The annual meeting of members of the Burwood School of Arts was held at the institution on Tuesday night. The report showed that the institution had attained its thirtieth year. The mortgage had ...

    Article : 116 words
  19. AN IMPORTANT IMPERIAL COMPANY.

    A powerful group of English and Australian capitalists having influential connections on the Continent ol Europe, has for some time been examining into the potentialities of ...

    Article : 326 words
  20. WHEAT LOADINGS AND STACKS.

    The despatches of wheat from country stations for the week ended January 29 totalied 361,645, as compared with 273,901 in the week previous. To this total the southern line contributed 196,862 bags, the ...

    Article : 296 words
  21. MANLY'S COUNCIL CLERK.

    The aldermen of the Manly Council eulogiend the work rendered to the borough by the council clerk, Mr. Daniel Hogan. Each alderman spoke of Mr. Hogan's services as being invaluable. ...

    Article : 38 words
  22. PROGRESSIVE MANLY.

    The progress of Manly, according to the council clerk's (Mr. Hogan) report, has been good. During the past 12 months 185 new building have been erected. The unimproved capital value of all ratable property, ...

    Article : 61 words
  23. A SUCCESSFUL MUNICIPALITY.

    A resume of the past year's work was placed before the Kogarah Council by the Mayor (Alderman C. H. Halstead) at last meeting. The Mayor states:—"Por various reasons the past year may be said to be the ...

    Article : 202 words
  24. BUTTER SHIPMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 168 words
  25. MANLY COTTAGE HOSPITAL.

    Mrs. F. Trenchard Smith occupied the chair at the annual meeting of the Manly Cottage Hospital, held in the local School of Arts. The annual report showed that the hospital contained 28 beds, and 382 cases ...

    Article : 191 words
  26. COMMERCIAL BANK OF AUSTRALIA.

    The half-yearly meeting of the Commercial Bank of Australia, Ltd., was held to-day, Mr. Robert Harper, M.P., presiding. The chairman stated that of late years ...

    Article : 170 words
  27. LONDON MARKET CABLES.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day 1/11 7-8 per ounce standard. VISIBLE AMERICAN WHEAT. Feb. 2. ...

    Article : 153 words
  28. GENERAL MERCHANDISE.

    The market was firm. At auction Messrs. Fraser, Uther, and Co., Ltd., on behalf of Messrs. Thompson, Fraser, Ramsay, Propy., Ltd., offered [?]81 packages of Indian teas at prices up to 11½ per 1b. ...

    Article : 1,202 words
  29. HOMEBUSH STOCK MARKET.

    Upwards of 46,706 sheep (including lambs were balloted for sale from 163 consignors, and 44,958 head were penned. There were four drafts of 1000 and over, and only eight of over 500 ...

    Article : 3,578 words
  30. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 480 words
  31. AUSTRALASIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

    The report of the Australasian Chamber of Commerce in London states that during the year to June 30 the committee has been occupied by many subjects of special interest ...

    Article : 236 words
  32. LONDON BUTTER MARKET.

    Foley Brothers, Limited, report having received the following cable advice from London yesterday, giving the official butter quotations for the week:—Victorian: Finest salted, 120/ to 122/; finest unsalted, ...

    Article : 98 words
  33. MELBOURNE.

    Queen Victoria Market fruit sold:—Almonds, /6 to /8 per lb; apples, 2/ to 7/ per case; apricots, /1 to /2 per lb; currnts, black /3 to /4, red /2 to /3½ per lb; figs. 2/6 to 3/ per half-case; ripe gooscherries, /1 to /2 ...

    Article : 124 words
  34. INTERSTATE MARKETS.

    Wheat market irregular. Ordinary lots to arrive at mill siding gold at 4/2½ parcels for special delivery [?]/3½. Flour quiet, £10/5/. Bran, £4/12/6; pollard, £5. Prime malting barley from 4/ to 4/3, fair samples worth ...

    Article : 295 words
  35. PRODUCE ARRIVALS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 294 words
  36. INTERSTATE EXCHANGES.

    To-day's Exchange sales were:—Dehentures (Vic.), 3½ per cent. (1911), £100; 3½ per cent. stock (1917), £33/10/; Commercial Bank (prof.), £6/2/6; E.S.A. Bank (deb.), 18/4; Metrop. Gas, £10/19/; Kauri ...

    Article : 47 words
  37. AN ASPECT OF PUBLIC FINANCE.

    Mr. A. Thomson writes:- Sir,—Though Mr. John C. Smith's estimate of public expenditure has been amended, in response to some inquiries on the subject, by the omission of an item ...

    Article : 189 words
  38. FINANCIAL.

    The valuation balance-sheet of the A.M.P. Society as at December 31, 1908, is to hand in BOard of Trade returns. It is worth reproducing, as throwing some light on the ...

    Article : 178 words
  39. PRODUCE MARKETS.

    The position as regards most lines of produce was practically unchanged. Local supplies of chaff and hay are still restricted through scarelty of tracks and stoppage of shipments from Melbourne. The serious ...

    Article : 2,018 words
  40. MUTUAL LIFE OF NEW YORK.

    Mr. Richard Rennie, general manager for Australasia of the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, reports the receipt of a cable from the head office in New York, ...

    Article : 141 words
  41. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 48 words
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