LITTLE' RIVER STOCK BALE.
Messrs H. Matson & Co. held a stock sale ftt Little River on Tuesday, when there wbb a small yarding of about 100 head of oattle. There waa not a great demand for store eittle, as the scarcity of feed ba3 made farmers nervous, and ihere would be a g.reat deal of overstocking if tli» weather was] again dry. Pome dairy cows r.ffarfd on behalt of Mrs R Ferguson so d at £13 iOs to £13 16s a record prioe for th« yeav. A Una of red polled bulls offered by Mr .1 F Buchanan (Kinloch) fold from 4gs to BJgs. The following sales are reported • Jer« ■■■} bull £10 10s, 29 >vra yenr heifers £5. 9 ''" year . steers £5. On account Mr J. ! ' Buchanan-Red pollr-d bulls 9.18, PJ•' 7gg, 6£gß, sgs, 4gs, 3 Jersey yearling £i '■!•■ Bd, one-year steer £2 12s 6dl 2 yearlings £2 Foar cowb on behalf of Mrs R. Ferguson—2 £13 10b, 1 £13 15s, 1 £(> I 0» Cow and calf £4 16s, 3 heifers £1 17* M, 1 horer, £13 10s. 33 20.months heifer.* £3 61 to £4, 9 yearlings £2 2*. springers £c> ss, store cjw £4;17s Gd to £6. PROPERTY SALE. At tbe Little River anle on Mm=' H. Matson & Co offered on bed,if of "-■ Kinghorn, of Littla Uivr a pi-open? o acres in Cooptowo, with a five-roomed houst' and outbuildings thereon. The property was passed in as £275. - CATTLE PxDDOfK S.\L"l. - At th« LiHtle It v»r H.)» on Tuesday last "Measrfi H. Matson A Co off re'.t on iith-iif of Mrs R Ferguson, the Wsn of thwe accom modation padlock", containing in all 8 acres,
2 roots, 18 perches. These paddocks are situated on the fkt in Little Ri'er, and tbe value of the leases is s=hown by the prices realised. Lot 1 of 5 acres, 1 rood, 8 parches wa« sold to Mr 8. S. Barclay, Little River, lor £5 per Rate per annum. Lot 2. 1 acre, 2 roods, 8 perches, was sod to Mr V. B. L'ne at £9 5s per acre per annum.
Lot 3, 1 acre; 3 roods, 5 pe-nhps whs fo •< ta Mr.M Barclay, ju»r , a £8 10s per acre per annum.
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COMMERCIAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3450, 6 November 1914