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From: "Daryl Crabtree" <>
Subject: [AUS-VIC-West] WEST WIMMERA MAIL
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 21:06:14 +1000
February 24, 1911
Thos. GRIFFIN, carrier for Permewan, Wright, and Co. was killed at the Cox street crossing, Hamilton, by a train running into his lorry. This is a death trap, other accidents happening there before, while since GRIFFIN'S death, the engine driver, who cannot see for houses till right at the crossing, narrowly missed another fatal accident, the man stopping his horse just in time.
Messrs. YOUNG Bros. report having held a clearing sale for Mr. A. WILLS at Tooan on Tuesday, when there was a large attendance, buyers attending from Horsham, Goroke, Harrow, etc. Mr. J. SUDHOLZ auctioned, and prices were good throughout. Two aged draught mares made £21 10s, £18.
Aged draught mare £27/10 and her sucking foal £17.
4 year small pony £10.
15 months medium draught filly £22.
15 months draught colt £18.
2 year draught filly £32/10.
2 year draught colt £27/10.
fat pig £2/8, fat mixed sheep 9/6.
fat wethers 10/6.
6 merino ewes 9/-.
18 lambs, 6/9.
Posts £1 and £2 a hundred.
Simplex harvester £30.
Martin scarifier £11/15.
Chaffcutter elevator and belting £8/9, horseworks £7/15, s.f. plough £2/17/6, fat cow £5/10.
The sale realised £500 odd.
Web site for West Wimmera Mail
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