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LAND BOARD.

The weekly meeting of the Land Board was held yesterday. The Board's salesman intimated that Run 3(5, Wak»tlpu, had been twice offered at auction at the reduced upset price of Lls per annum without finding a purchaser, and he recorr.mendcd the Board to further reduco the upset to L 7 10s,—Agreed to. The Salesman alßo suggested that, for similar reasons, the upset rental of section 53, block 3, Otago Peninsula, be reduced from LlO to Ls. Agreed to. Mr John Thompson, for Mr William Durrant, applied for a reduction in the capitalised value of deferred payment {section 13, block 9, Waitahuna West. —No power. Mr F. Singer applied for a liconse under the Coal Mines Act to occupy an acre of section 18a, block C, Mount for coal-miuiug purposes, —Licenso granted for three years, at L2 per annum.

Tho Clutha County Council asked tho Board's approval of plan of road linos on which they propose to expend L 43 lis 7d aooruing from deferred-payment and perpetual-lease lands.— Approved. Apnlic itions approved: P. J. Greer, for section 13, block 13, Maniototo, rural land on perpetual lease; A, Kinney, section 12, block 3, Kock and Pillar, rural land on deferrod payment ; W. M'Corkindale, section 7, block 14, Tuapeka West, rural land on deferred payment; P. M'Erlane, section 16, block 3, Gimmerburn, application to capitalise; W. Murray, section 68, block 1, Otepopo, application to complete purchase of deferred payment land; D. Brodie, section 40, block 8, Shotover, similar application ; W. Hewitt, section 8, block 5, Dunback, application for cancel of license. Tho Receiver of Laud Revenue forwarded a list of perpetual lessees in arrear with their rent, and to whom notices had been sent to pay up within one month from tho 12th prox.; also, letters received by him from some of the parties referred to.—Consideration deferred. The Board fixed new upset rentals for the following runs which had been surrendered and the land in which had been classified:—No. 233, containing 27.700 acres, L 120; 335 a, 22,660 acres, L 75; 429 a, 16,080 acres, L 5 5; 433, 24.100 acrer, LIS. Mr R. Butt, for Mrs A. Forbes, of Waitaki South, applied to lease section 2, block 12, Waitaki Bridge township, for a short period.— Declined. Mr W. Smith wrote that the bush reserves at Tuapeka West ore the only sources for the supply of fencing, firewood, and miningmaterial. He asked that the bush be left open, as if leased the people of tho district will be put to great disadvantage. —Noted, Mr R. B. Martin, for Anne L. Chapman, applied for a lease over 50 acreß at the northeast corner of Hun 5 of 23, and 100 acres at the south-west of the run, under section 203 of the Act of 1885, in order to secure her improvements.—Referred to Ranger Hoghan for report. Emilia Pcarce applied to transfer perpetual lease of section 3, block 14, Maniototo, to J. B, Cowan.—Authorised.

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LAND BOARD., Evening Star, Issue 7968, 25 July 1889

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LAND BOARD. Evening Star, Issue 7968, 25 July 1889

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