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IMPORTANT PROPERTY SALES AT SWANSEA. THE MANOR OF PAVILAND SOLD TO MR. GRAHAM VIVIAN. Mr. Ernest Leeder conducted two successful sales of property in the commodious banquetting hall at the Hotel Metropole on Wednesday after- noon. There was a very large attendance, including amongst others :—Sir Algernon Lyons, Messrs. B. Evans (Blackpill), Philip Richard (Cockett), Samuel Thomas (colliery proprietor, Loughor), J. Rosser (colliery proprietor), Upton Strick, J. Thomas (Surveyor), R. W. Beor, C. B. Jenkins, T. D. Williams (solicitor, Llanelly), Griff. Mergan, Samuel Thomas (colliery proprie- tor, Morriston), Holland (Cwm Ivy, Gower), J. Gordon (Paviland, Gower), W. Beynon (Burry Green), Chas. Bevan (Overton), Ge< rge Richards (Middleton), George Rees ('"King's Head," Llangennith), Philip Rees (Llaugennith), John Hughes (Porteynon), T. Davies (Pilton), David Hughes (Ship Inn, Porteynon), E. W. Bowen (Bibby and Sons, LiverpooJ), J. Davies (Hardingsdown), Elias Thomas (Morriston), George Beynon (Middleton), Francis Clement (Monksland), — Lewis (tinplate manufacturer, Gorseinon), Dr. Nelson Jones (Swansea), — Pritcba-rd (metal merchant, Swansea), John Thomas (Gorseinon), Evan Thomas (Loughor), Nurthmore Jones (Llanelly), S. N. Powell (auctioneer, Llanelly), and Richard Jeukins (Swansea). The Auctioneer first submitted the Manor or Lordship of Paviland, comprising the free- hold farm known as "Paviland" with farm- house, outbuildings, and about 364 acres of sound arable and pasture land." In a few remarks Mr. Leeder said the farm, which was situated in the Parish of Rhossily, had been brought into a splendid state of cultivation by the present tenant, Mr. Gordon. The place was noted for game, in fact the sporting-rights were well worth Is. per acre. He admitted that it was 17 miles from Swansea; but he would point out that a provisional order bad been obtained for a light railway to Gower, and soon or later it would be constructed. Bidding started at .63,000, and steadily rose to £5,000, at which figure the property was knocked down to Mr. Graham Vivian. The Auctioneer next offeied up together a free- hold farm, known as "Pilewell" (otherwise "Heath-Hill,") situate at Rhossily and six freehold fields known as" Daniel's Hill." Both the farm and the fields were sold to Mr. Samuel Thomas, Loughor, for £1,200. PROPERTY AT LOUGHOR. Mr. Leeder then submitted for sale various properties situate at Loughor. The King's Bridge Inn" (rack rental JE70 per annum) and two freehold buildings were sold to Mr. Lewis, Gorseinon, for .£500 and £250 respectively. Two freehold thatched cottages, with gardens and premises, were knocked down to Mr. Roberts (tenant) for £80; a freehold cottage to Mrs. H. Howell (Cross Keys) for £112 10s. the Red Lion Inn," a field, and three plots of building ground, to Mr. John Thomas (Gorseinon) for £900; Fernal Uchaf Farm to Mr. Pritchard (Swansea) at JE550. A number of freehold fields, plots of ground for building, cottages, &c., were sold, record prices being realised. The buyers were Dr. Nelson Jones (Swansea), Mr. Samuel Thomas (Loughor), Mrs. Parry Davies (Loughor), Mr. Philip Davies (Nortbgate Hotel, Llanelly), Mr. Evan Thomas (Loughor), Mr. Wm. Phillips, Mr. Northmore Jones (Llanelly), Mr. Wm. Harris (Loughor), Mr. D. Rees and Mr. Arnold. FORTHCOMING SALES. It will be seen by advertisement that Mr. Arthur S. T. Lucas, auctioneer, &c., of Rutland- street, will offer for sale by public auction, at the Marine Hotel, Mumbles, on Monday, May 21st, the leasehold dwelling-house, No. I, Rock-terrace, Church Park; and also leasehold properties at the Hotel Metropole on Wednesday, June 6th. Oar advertising columns also contain particu- lars of a sale of ironmongery to be conducted by Mr. David Roberts, Heathfield-street, at No. 1, Wind-street, Swansea, on May 22, 23 and 24.

THE HERO OF MAFEKING.

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