DUVAUCHELLE STOCK SALE. The fortnightly stock sale was held at Duvauchelle on Friday, when there was an entry of about 150 head of cattle, despite the southerly gale and heavy rain, which fell throughout the morning. There was a fair attendance at the sale, and all branches of cattle maintained a much improved tone. Dairy cows and springers showed a considerable improvement and made up the bulk of the entry, Messrs H. Matson „ Co. report having sold springers from £5 to £7 15s, fat cows £7 7s 6d to £9, yearlings £2 10s. R. Latter reports having sold 5 heifers at £5 17s 6d, 11 yearlings £3 4s, 3 cows £6 10s, 4 springers £7 2s 6d.
provided by tbe ladies, dancirg was indulged in till 1 o'clock. During tbe Utter part of the evening a small Union Jack that had decorated the chairman's table was disposed of and fetched lis 6d. A red ensign whb presented hy Mastsr D. Halt for sale and realised 28* v The total proceeds amounted to £4 9s, which go to the Canterbury Patriotic Fund.
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COMMERCIAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4427, 8 September 1914
COMMERCIAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4427, 8 September 1914
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