"YAVEN CREEK, NSW "
1909 - SHEARERS WANTED. STATIONS IN A FIX. - Sydney, October 12.
- Considerable trouble is being experienced in securing shearing hands. A telegram from Adelong states that shearing there is at present an impossibility, no hands being available. At the Ellerslie shed only three hands turned up, and no cook was obtainable. The same trouble is in evidence at other sheds, the cause being attributed to the showery weather in other parts of the State prolonging the cut out. Greenhills, at Sharp's Creek, is in a predicament. Thistles are now in flower, and if hands are not soon procured the seed, and burr will detract from the value of the wool. The Mount Horeb estate is sending its sheep to Yass to be shorn by contract. Wondalga and the Gap stations are making preparations for shearing, and Condonblonga is doing likewise, Deltroit, Billapalap, and Yabtore are also ready to start when, hands are available. - (Ref- The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931)(about) Previous issue Wednesday 13 October 1909).
1934 - BILLAPALAP SUBDIVISION -
Dalgety and Co Ltd Wagga Wagga in conjunction with C Haffenden and Co Adelong report having conducted the subdivision sale of Bilapallap Estate comprising 14,000 acres on February 20th at the Oddfellows Hall, Adelong. The property was offered on account of Mrs Florence Fraser of "Deltroit Station" Tumblong.
The estate was subdivided into eight blocks three of which were sold before the auction. The remaining five blocks were submitted and while the bidding at auction did not reach the venders reserves three blocks were immediately sold by private treaty.
Following were the purchasers and are is -
Lot 1 - 800 acres Messrs E C Furguson and T. Hartnett Adelong
Lot 3 - 2612 acres Messrs E F and F J Allen Adelong
Lot 4 - 1 831 acres Messrs P Purcell and W Roche Adelong
Lot 6 - 850 acres Mr W J Pearce Adelong
Lot 7 - 600 acres Mr W J Adams Adelong
Lot 8 - 700 acres Mr R G Corbett, Adelong.
- (Ref- The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956)(about) Previous issue Thursday 1 March 1934).
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