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The third of the Cimstoburch 1914 15 ser J ieH of wool Biles was Held in the .Alexandra Hall on Monday, commencing atnineo'cl l ck, ' and it was not umiil li p m. that tho sale of the m»un lots was concluded The sale was : continues next inornint; when the '-star" j 108 were submitted When the sale opened I thfiiM was a. full beach of biiyerw, Home Agents p.nd thn 'Purosentatives oi Dominion woollen ruiil:- and follmongoriea and wool ; seronring establishments baing present in fu'l foieo. <U.'iman-.. v/lio in yearn gone by were prowirv'iit buyero ist colonial wool pales were cot spicuous by their absence, while the genial and vivacious Frenchmen were also missed in the throng, the devastating war now sweeping over eastern. France, where j most of the woollen mills are to be found, having brought manufacturing operations to I a vritaal Ftandsti!!, consequently bringing

"bout, a cessation of trade with a\l outside eojritrieF. ' • .

Tho entry was a larep ona. thn joint c;Ua j loguefl st'Erepating 25,101 baips. compared with 22.135 at tbe . cov;eFponcl»rt(t Bali last year, and 27, 096 ot the swla he)<i in Jan nary, 1913, when the record number ofbales was submitted.

The following fah'e shows tbe number of ] hales offered by each of tlie several firas . taking the sale : — ■ Brlp*. Pyne & Co. .. .. .. 6575 NZ Farmers'Coioperathe Assn. .. 5405 Messrs Dalgety & Co.' 4702 Messrs Ef. Matson & Co. ... .. 3332 National Mortgnge and>p:ency Co. .. 3124 New Zealand Loan and Mercantile AgencvCo... .. .. .. 1220 Messrs I'redlander Bros \.. ~ 743 Total .. .. .. .. 25,101 The table given below phows the prices for the various Rrarles at the December Bale and alao at that held on Tuesday :— December. Januaryd d d d Merino— Super .. 11J to 12$ None offprpd. Medium to good 7J to 11| fife to 11 J Inferior .. None offered 5i to 7.4 HalfbredSnpur.. .. 124 to 14J llj to J Medium to good 11 to V 2 10 J to 11$ Inferior .. 8 to 10$ 7 to 10 Thrpe-quarter-bred— Supp.r .. .. to M.}; to 12| Medium to rzood 9"j to 12-| 9Jd to 12 rnfprior ~. 7 J to l j| 710 9 Crnss b" d— ' ' ' . *— Supe, .. .. UJ to 13J 11 (0 12 Medium to good 9£d to 9$ to 10J Tnfprior .. to 9| 6J to 9| Lo■β-jnul .. 72 to 10| .9 to 10f Corned do — Kuper .. .. 13 to 14£ 124 'o 14J Medium to good 11| to 12J 10| to I]| Inferior .. 10| to 111 ' 9 to 10 Down wool .. 1()| to 134- 10. to 13,jr Pieces— Merino .. to 10 f>3 to 9J CroPßbred .. 5$ ta H 5J to 8 Haltbted .. 6J to 12 ; | 4| t0.12? Bellies .. .. 6 J to 114 0 to 9:] Locks .. .. to GPj 2:ji to G| frnchinps .. 5J to 9J (Iff I" 9 MeP'-rs F Mfltpr» & Co:'* eh ef IV'irpn!?. were: ~T Wh te, jr. (Li't'f River) )2J(3;W. I) Mam h.ii! {Wairii') Hfit-.F. Fitild (Aianhna), lljd.; EX Leln-vr<> l P, l uu, Bay). 34 crossbred 10|d. 14 pieces Gd ; L M Wilson (Port Levy), llfcd Among the N.Z, Loan nnd Mercantile Agr.ncy Co's Peninsula sales were:- J F, Buchanan (Xi loch) half bred 10p to thifie-quarterbred 11 Jd, first pieces lljd ; L, C. Latter (Cloudy Bay), half-bred to 12? d. The N.Z Farmers' Association's chief Penfnsula sales were:—C. P, Kay, 6 bales half bred ewe 12d, 11 balea three-qunrter-bred ewe U|d; A. Harvey (Little River), 6 bales three-quarter-bred ewe, lljd.

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THIRD CHRISTCHURCH WOOL SALE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3470, 15 January 1915

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THIRD CHRISTCHURCH WOOL SALE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3470, 15 January 1915

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