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(Per Press Association.)

TIMARU, March 12

There was a good deal of interest in the ballot at Waimate to-day for the two Crown settlements of Tar a, 3623 acres of second-class land in eight , sections, and Lansdown, 2070 acres of first-class land in nine sections. For the Tara block there ..were 98 applicants, 60 going in for one lot, and for Lansdown there were 76. Most of the sections fell to South Canterbury and 'Oainaru people, one to Leeston, and one to Mosgiel. The ballot resulted as follows: — TARA ESTATE (Second-class Land).

No. 1 section, 355 acres, half-yearly rent £55 15s (11 applicants) —J. Morrison, Albury. " ■ . No. 2 section, 450 acres, rent £84 16s 8d (eight applicants)—Jesse Tresize, Morven. \ ■ , . , . . No. .3 section, 427 acres, £82 16s (16 applicants)— Walter Maslin, Geraldine.

No. 4 section, 398 acres, £92 (27 applicants) —H. J. Arthur, Leeston. No. 5 section, 593 acres, £147 (35 applicants) —Sarah Shine, v Oamarn. No. 6 section, 46S acres, £100 16s (41' applicants)—C. S. Price, Waimate. .

No. 7 section, 520, acres, £110 18s 6d (60 applicants)— Lilian Hampton Douglas Settlement. No. 8 section, 412 acios, £74 5s (11 applicants) —James Rooncy, Waimate. . I LANSDOWN SETTLEMENT (Firstclass Land). No. 1 section, 20G acres, £68 17s i (three applicants)—A. B. Topp, Oam- 1 I aru. No. 2 soction, 211 acres, £66 3s (four applicants) —R. Creeser, Waimate. No. 4 section, 339 acres, £82 2s 6d, C. Flynn, Oamaru. No. 4 section, 289 acres, £104 (six applicants)— Agnes Edwards, Mosgiel. No. 5 section, 205 acres, £77 12s 6d (10 applicants)— Margaret Goldstone, .Waimate. No. 6 section, 200} acres, £75 16s 6d (15 applicants)—W. McCarvon, Waimate. \ ' : No. 7 section, 215 acres, £74 9s 6d (eight applicants)— John Smith, Timaru Road,'Wa.ima.teV 1 No. 8 section, 181"; acres, £68 2s 6d (13 applicants)— Mrs Foley, Waimato. . . No. 9 section, 223 acres, £75 16s 6d (12 applicants)—M. Powell, Waimate.

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LAND BALLOT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8817, 13 March 1914

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LAND BALLOT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8817, 13 March 1914

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