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LITTLE RIVER AUTUMN SHEEP FAIR.

LARGE ENTRIES AND GOOD PRICES

The Little River autumn sheep fuir, wlijb was held at Messrs H. Mateon & Co.'h Central Saleyards, Little River, on Tuesday last, was the mo.-t successful of tha ann-jal sale* held during the last few years at Iht yards There was a • cry larpe attendant.. There was an entry of 4uoo sheep and altheugh the wet weather experienced on the previous day for musteri/g and Jthe rain falling throughout the cale made the shfipp look at their worst, the sale- was quite up to the expectations of the .sellers. The ewes entered were mostly of a good clase, the Kirl c • sbeep again being keenly sought a <er. A nic- Ii <- of 500 'wo tooths pntrre.' by Mr \ It F-'-tning S'ld at 22-. Threi lin-s -»'d on n hiit ot Mr J F. Buihuivi '.old i«t 24 Od, 2;3j 6ii, aad 23-s 3d. while the Kinloch sound -: outh ewe 3 br-ught as high as 22b.

J||A line of 135 threequarlerbied ewes, tbe property of Mr A F. Drayton sold for 19s 3d, while Mr Jl Flriniue sold a lino of 215 found moth e»is ai 17« 2d, nnrt a line of two tootb at 22s 6d A nice line of unshorn lamb' fn id Pigrcn Bay, the property of Mesnrs Goodwin Bros, sold for 15s 3d

The holding of tbis Peninsula Autumn

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LITTLE RIVER AUTUMN SHEEP FAIR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3409, 26 March 1915

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LITTLE RIVER AUTUMN SHEEP FAIR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3409, 26 March 1915

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