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AGRICULTURAL NOTES.

THE NORTH WALES HORSE SALES.

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THE NORTH WALES HORSE SALES. These sales were conducted on Wednesday and Thursday in last week, at Wrexham. On the first day there were 150 geldings and mares brought before the judges (Mr. Peter Blundell, Kirkham, and Alderman Perrin, Birkenhead), who made their awards as follows:-Pair of wagon mares or geld- ings, 1st, Mr. E. Pritchard, Croesymale, sold at 154gs.; r.n., Mr. Jones, Penyrafon, Carnarvon; v.h.c., Mr. Parry, Bettws, Afcergele, sold at 106gs. Mare or gelding, over 16-1, ist, Mr. W. Thompson, Celyn, Mold, sold at 94gs. r.n., Mr. Henry Jones, Chester, sold at 520's. Mare or gelding, not exceeding 16-1, 1st, Air. William Thompson, Celyn, Mold, sold at 76gS. • r. n., Mr Parry, Bettws, sold at 60gs. Mr. Henry Jones, Chester, sold seven, realising 80gs., 82°,s. 68gs., 78gs., 80gs., 72gs., and 63gs.; bay gelding, Rev. T. M. Bulkeley Owen, 61gs.; bay gelding, Mr. R. Evans, Guilsfield, 60gs.; gelding, Mr. Emberton, 51gs.; roan gelding, Mr. Richards, Llanfyllin, 53gs.; 86 horses in this day's sale averaged over 50gs. Thursday's sale comprised 300 light lurry parcel van and tram horses and colts. Best short-legged Welsh waggon horse, 1st Mr Henry Parke, Bradley light lurry or strong van horse over 15.3 ist Mr Henry Jones, Chester; light lurry or parcel van horse not exceeding 15-3, 1st Mr Peter Davies, Warburton three-year-old gelding or filly 1st Mr Edward Jones, The Bank, Pool Quay two'-vear-old gelding or filly, 1st Mr Allcock, Pulford; yearling colt or filly, 1st Mr Jas. Davies, The Moat, Hawarden in the classes for unbroken half-breds the winners were Mr R. Jones, Llanyblodwel and Mr Jos. Jones, Dudleston, the prices at this day's sale were highly satisfactory, light lurry and parcel vanners making up to 55gs.; the prize three-vear- old gelding made 65gs.; many others in this "class made from 40gs. to 46gs.; two-year-olds up to 50gs. yearlings 38gs.; the half-bred colts also met a ready sale. —

NOTES FROM THE TRANSVAAL.

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DEATH OF REV. VALENTINE LLOYD.

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