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Much interest centred in the sale of the property of tbe late Francois Narbey, which was put up to auction on Saturday last by the National Mortgage and Agenoy Company and Messrs W. D. Wilkina and Sons. The property consists of 22J acres subdivided into six sections. There was a good attendance at the sale. The land was sold as under— Lot I—l 7£ perohesl purchased' by Arthur Narbey for £200. ' Lot 2—25 1/10 perches, purchased by Arthur Narbey for £250, Lot 3—6 acres 2 roods 21 1/5 perches, passed in at £225 per acre. Lot 4-2 roods 13 perches, withrawn at £200.

Lot 5—5 acres 3 roods 34 7/10 perches, purchased by Archie Narbeyat £100 per acre Lot 6—9 acres 1 rood 27 2/5 perQhos, withdrawn at £125 per acre.

Pereonal—Rev. T. Jasper Smyth, for many yoars in charge of the Akaroa parish, arrived in Akaroa yesterday. He will spend a forti night here, and during his visit will be the guest of Mrs Alfred Rhodes,

Bbistoii and Domihions Association.— Major A. E. M. Norton, representing the Bristol and Dominions Produce Association, accompanied by the N.Z manager, Mr H. G. Hill, matored over to Akaroa yesterday As little Notice had been given of Major Nor> i ton's visit, he did not meet any of the Pen insula farmers The Mayor and Mr A. J. I Turner, chairman of Directors of Akaroa Butter Factory, met Mr Norton, who gave an excellent idea of the purposes of tbe Association he represents.

BrtirAiN and BEieiCM Distress Fund:— On Friday last Mr A W Orme, of Robinson's Bay, gave two weaner pigs, whioh were put up to austion by Mr R. Latter free of commission and sold, the proceeds realised being devoted to the Food for Britain and Belgium Fund. It is suggested that Peninsula fare mors should swell .this fund by bringing any stook to the sale they are willing to give to the fund, and they will be Bold, free of com. mission, and the money will go to the fnnd Already ft number of farmers have expressed their willingness to do this, and it is expeoted that quite a substantial sum will be raised in this way;

EmiKßHsmb Elkctorate—lt is praotically certain that Mr J. ; C. Free, of Soutbbridge, | writes the Southbridge correspondent of the "Lyttelton Times," a member of the Ellesmere County Counoil, Southbridge Town Board, and other bodies, and who takes an active interest in publio affairs generaily, will be a candidate for the Ellesmere seat at the general election in the Liberal interest.—The eleotion of the candidate to represent the Opposition took place at Linooln yesterday,

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LAND PROPERTY SALE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3443, 6 October 1914

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LAND PROPERTY SALE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3443, 6 October 1914

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