Manawatu Herald , Putanga III, 4 Huitanguru 1890, Page 2
The sale of the first portion of this valuable estate hat been so well advertised over the colony by the Auctioneers, Messrs Steren? and Gorton, that Jit seems unnecessary to iremind our readers ibat the day of sa'e is'very nigh, beiag next Thursday. Every ef fort has .b^en made to enable those •who des'red to view the I ind to visit it, and to thoroaghly uuderstand the position of each section. As the time is drawing nigh when the highest bidder will become the purchases a large number of visitors lmve put in a i appearance and had look at the property. The kink at Palmers ton North is bound to be filled, and we look forward to chronicling the fact that every farm has been sod a* satisf tctoryjyric s. The land is undeui»bly rioh, Jand well watered, moat of the Motions hating frontages to theji )ro»a river. Ihat the land it weildraintdcan be seen by the lrge wel kept drains ruuning through the block. It is asserted that though the estate is <>nly some 27,000 acres the land is so grand that an income of over £30,000 a y^ ar is obtained from it, so that a purchaser |of o.e of th*se farms for sa e, which comprise a portion of the best land of the estate, can readily see what value can be made off hit purchase. Mr McLennan, the able mauager of the es ate, ships to London, as frozen meat. 1500 sheep and 150 he of cattle per mouth Such statements can be eas ly verified, and it is only imperuive* reasons of a family n^.turr, that has caused the state to be subdivided.