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The Wairuna ©state, Lowcliffe, having been purchased by the Government for subdivision for tiie settlement of returned soldiers, a clearing .sale was conducted by the (N.Z. l^armei's' Coop, on tine property yesterday. There was a largo attendance of fanners from aili parts of the county, and the stock ail round, being well-bred and in good condition, met with keen competition. The horses were a particularly good lot, and both broken and unbroken draughts realised high prices. The following were the principal! saiws:— Sheep—oO6 4 and 6-tooth. ewes at 80s, 61 4, G and 8-tooth ewes at 18s, 80 cull lambs at 10s Id, 83 2-tocth ewes at 27s 7d, 100 2-tootli wethers at 20s Id, 212 do. at 19s 6d, 117 s.m. ewes at 225, 170 fat ewes at 235, 56 fat lambs at 18s 3d, 69 ewes (boilera) at 4s Bd.

Horses.—Gelding (3yrs) £35, do. (4yrs) £31, do. (syrs) £36, do. (9vrs) £30, do. (9yrs) £21, do. (4yrs) £28 10s, mare (9yrs) £27, do. (Byrs) £20, do. (Byrs) £15, do. (lOyrs) £19. do. (9yrs) £37, do. (Byrs) £16. Unbroken horses— Filly (2yrs) £30, do. £25, do. £24, do. £15,, gelding (2yra) £15, do. £21', do. £27 10s, do. £30, yearling filly £13, do. £10 10s.

Cattle—Heifer £17, do. £15, cow £8, 2 fat steers at £7, fat heifer £9 10s, fat cow £11 ss. 2 steers at £3.

Pigs—Sow and-litter £6 10s, do. £6 15s, do. £5 15s, boar £4 4s. Grain —600 bushels Algerian oats at 3s sd. 112 bushels Garton do. at 8s 4d. '

Implements, etc.—3-h.p. ' portable engine £81,.scales £6 10s, woolpress ■£1.7, 5-leaf harrows £3 155., d.f. plough £17, 4-horso Mock £3 ss, 3-f. plough £42 "10h. 6-horse block £5 10s. grubber £21, drill £13, discs £10, roller £23. binder £22 10s. do. £12, do. £13.. mower £5 lAs, hayrako £7, separator £3, forcre £9, tip dray and frame £15, dray and frame ".£l2. "do. £9 10s-. African waggon £78', phaeton £14.

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CLEARING SALE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9602, 6 May 1919

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CLEARING SALE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9602, 6 May 1919

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