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A number of town and country properties were offered for sale by public auction this afternoon by various local auctioneers.

The National Mortgage and Agency Co., Ltd., acting under instructions from the trustees in the estate of the late Christopher Grieve, offered several farms situated in the Alford' Forest district. They were put up in the following lots:—Lot 1. —19 acres 1 rood 12 perches, situated immediately opposite Alford i Forest- Store. In turnips. No buildings. Lot'2.—llo acres, known as the" Homstead' Block (all in grass), holding dwelling house, stable and outbuildings. Lot 3.—500 Acres 0 roods 18 perches-divided into six paddocks, close to Alford Forest store, no buildings. Lot 4. —Crown lease small grazing run, No. 36, comprising 948 acres 1 rood 13 perches. Twenty-one years to run as from Ist March, 1913/ Rental £71 3s per annum.—None of the properties were sold, and the Homestead Block, which the auctioneers intended to offer last, was not put up. Lot No. 1 reached £10 per acre, lot 3 £7 per acre, and lot 4 £315.

Messrs Friedlander : Brothers, Ltd., on behalf of Messrs Parrish Bros., who are dissolving partnership, offered their 200-acre farm at "Willowby. The property is divided into six paddocks, is well cultivated, and holds the usual buildings.—The property was passed in at £16 10s per acre. The New Zealand Farmers' Co-oper-ative Association, Ltd.,: off. ered,. tor sale Mr John Williams Vtowiiresidence in Princess Street, comprising half an acre of land, upon which is erected, a house of four rooms and. 'scullery, with every convenience and a good water supply. A building site of half an acre was also put up.—No sale was made, the whole block being passed in at £-450. " H

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PROPERTY SALES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8800, 21 February 1914

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PROPERTY SALES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8800, 21 February 1914

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