Garden, Talybont, 13p.,rent 12s. p.a.— f,14, the tenant, Mr Bye. Cwmbanw Farm, Llanfigan, with hill rightsi 120a. Ir. 17p., renfc. £ 30 p.a tithe £ 6 16s., timber £294, tenant, Mr David Evans— £ 750, Mr D. T. Jeffreys, solici- tor. Brecon, for a client. "Cefn Ceff land, Llanfrynach, la. 2r. Op., rent 10/- p.a., tithe 2/6. tenant, Mr Dd. Jones-L20, Mr Richard Lloyd, At the conclusion of the sale Mr Alexander remarked Allow me to con- gratulate the Brecon people on having behaved themselves to-day, anyhow. (Applause). The Rev. D. H. Picton, rector of Cathedine, said he had been requested by several of the farmers who, had botwht their farms to thank the auctioneer for the kind way he had conduced the sale. (Applause). Mr Alexander I trust I have done my duty to the vendors and to you, and r know that the vendors are more than satisfied that in the great majority of cases the tenants had purchased their holdings.
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BUCKLAND ESTATE SALE- Protest By Deputation from Farmers' Union. But No "Soenes." Special Consideration Shorin to Farm Tenants. The large hall at the Castle Hotel, Brecon, was packed on Friday afternoon last, when by instruction of the trustees of the late Mr J. P. Gwynne Holford, Messrs. Stephenson & Alexander, auctioneers of Cardiff, offered for sale a portion of the beautiful and historic Buckland estate. Doubtless some of the large audience were only present out of curiosity, having in mind the scenes that took place in the same room a fortnight before when the Yelinnewydd estate was submitted to auction.; but fortunately there was no untoward occurrence, though I two well-known farmers representing the Brecon and Radnor Farmers' Union made speeches of proterst. The early announcement of Mr Alexander, who con- ducted the sale, that he had instructions to do his best tC-Hee that any tenant bidding for his farm became the pur- chaser, produced a mot. favourable im- pression. This instruction was faith- fully carried out. aud the loud applause that greeted every tenant's purchase was not only for the tenant. The audience realised that the auctioneer meant the I tenants to get their farms and their I plaudits were as much for him and the 'I vendors as for the buyers. THE PROTEST. I At the outset Mr Alexander said he understood there were some gentlemen present representing the Farmers' Union who wanted to make a statement, and he would ask them to speak at once. Ald. Mervyn T. Davies, of Porthamal, Three Cocks, said that, on behalf of the Farmers' Union, they were there in the first place not so much to make a state- ment as to make a request. The request was that the tenants of farms who were members of the Union should be given the opportunity of purchasing their farms at a fair valuation by private treaty. They wanted to know whether, at this late hour, ihe request could be I granted (Applause). tfJ.Mr Alexander replied that he might as well be quite straight about it at once. They regretted that they were not in a position to treat with the tenants of the various holdings by private treaty. They had determined to go to auction and that was their intention. Aid. Davies proceeded to say that they were there officially, representing the Farmers' Union, to protest against the system of selling farms by public auction without first giting a chance to the teuaats to buy. They realised that tiiere was at the present time a great demand for land. Land was making enhanced prices, so it stood to reason that if the tenants wished to purchase in public auction, they had to put up with a large amount of opposition and in many Cases had to buy at prices much above the fair market value of the farms. They considered that was a great injustice. Many of the tenants, particularly in the counties of Brecon and Radnor, which were stock-breeding counties, had spent their life-time in building up their herds and their flocks and they thought it was a great injustice that in a matter of five minutes, under the auctioneer's hammer, that life-work could be undone (Hear, hear and Applause). They were not there to say under what system the land should be valued, that was a matter for all parties concerned to settle but they did say that a fair value should be put on the land and that the price should be accepted, exactly in the same way as farmers in the past had bad to accept a price for their fat stock (Hear, hear and Applause). He thought he was right in saying—he knew he was, he happened to be a member of the National Farmers' Union council-that this feeling existed not only in the counties of Brecon and Radnor, but throughout the whole country. The council meet in London monthly and there was not a single meeting but what those feelings were expressed and that business was discussed. He thought the day was not far distant when farmers would make this one of their first policies and would see to it that their members in these matters got fair play (Hear, hear and Applause). He wishedl it to be distinctly understood that they were not there officially to ask anyone to interrupt the sale, they were not there to sanction any disorder, and they were not there as a Farmers t\ Union to put any obstruction in the way of the vendors or the auctioneers but they thought it was their clear duty to • come to a public auction like that and on behalf of their members to enter a very strong protest (Loud Applause). Mr J. W. Jones, of Sheephouse, Hay, said he associated himself with the remarks of Ald. Davies. They wanted it to be distinctly understood that as a Union they did not associote themselves with any rotadyism or obstruction. Their case iq that particular auction that day was this The Secretary of the Farmers' Union had officially written to the vendors asking them for the first refusal of these farms, and they had receiyed a definite refusal. The con- struction they put upon that was—the sit- ting tenants having stated clearly that they were perfectly prepared to give full market value for the farms, the only con- clusion they could come to from the refusal was that those who were par- "1It."I.¡,g,¡W' ticularly interested in the farms thought they could make more than the farms were worth by public auction. They i wanted to protest against that, the sitting tenants being prepared to give not pre- war prices, but full market prices as things were going to-day and they did most strongly protest against the pro- 9., cedure of compelling farmers to pay ab- normal prices for their farms, and they appealed to them to appreciate the situation from the point of view of the sitting tenant. If he purchased the chances were that he had to give far more than his farm wan really worth if he failed to purchase, the only thing that followed was that he had to turn out of his little home. They protested against that. They did not want' any favours, they simply wanted fair play, and they wanted them to understand that the Farmers' Union was out on the war path they were determined by e\\ery fair means to see that the members of the Union got justice and no more (Loud Applause). He thanked the auctioneer very much for the courtesy he had shown in allowing them to make the statement. THE VENDORS' POSITION. Mr Alexander replied that he did not know that it was necessary he shoulcf say anything in defence of the vendors and their action in this matter. The vendors were trustees and they personally were not prepared to take the responsibility of dealing with this property except at auction, and therefore they had deter- mined and would go to auction. He had. however,, these insti actions from the vendors—and the second speaker had already had some experience of what had happened in a similar case, because not so very long ago he sold him the farm he now occunied-hi3 instructions from the vendors- were that if a tenant was bidding for his farm he was to do the best lie could to let him have it (Hear, hear aud Applause). He was not going to wait and hang about for biddings if a tenant was bidding (Hear, hear). There was the position precisely. There was a humorous interlude a little later, when someone in the audience asked if there was any right to Llangorse Lake attached to a certain lot. Mr Alexander confessed that he had been asked a conundrum. He did not know that anybody could say what rights there were. He believed not only the trustees in that instance, but Col. Wood, Lord Tredegar, Lord Grlanusk, and the Duke, of Beaufort all claimed various rights to Llangorse Lake (Laughter)., What the rights were he must leave them to judge. All the vendors could say was that if they had any rights the purchasers would got them (More Laughter). Subsequently Mr Alexander made a further statement as to the position of the vendors. He said the vendors and himself had every sympathy with the tenants of these proprrties (Hear. hear). And as he had already told them, he had direct instructions to do the best he could to let the tenants get their holdings, &ad that course he iatended to carry out (Hear, hear, and Applause). He hoped that everybody who wished to buy would have fair treatment from the company, and he was sure, after the words that had been naade use of by his friends of the Farmers' Union, that that would be strictly carried out. They did not want to have any trouble or mis- understanding he knew so far as the Farmers' Union were concerned they deprecated anything of the sort. It did not do them or anybody else any good. He felt compelled to say something on the point, having regard to the trouble that took place there a fortnight ago, and he asked everybody to behave themselves in an orderly and proper manner. It had been necessary to realize a portion of this estate inasmuch as the trustees had been called upon to find a consider- sum of money. He need not tell them that the death duties on the property were very heavy, and they had had to find a great deat of money to meet those death duties and the best way, they thought, to do that was to deal with these properties in the way they were dealing with them that day. They, as trustees, were not prepared to take any responsibilities on their shoulders which they felt were not called for. He hoped all the tenants who wanted their holdings would get them and that they and the vendors would go home satisfied. (Applause). DETAILS OF THE SALE. The sale then proceeded with perfect order, and as already indicated there was loud applause every time a tenant pur- chased. To the most casual observer it was apparent that there was no "hanging about" for bids when the tenant was in the market. Details Accommodation field at Pennorth, Llangasty Talyllyn, 4a. 2r. 32p., appor- tioned rept 97 2s. 6d. p.a., tithe rent- charge 15s. p.a., sold at E 180 to the tenant, Mr Thomas Moore. Accommodation field, adjoining last lot, la. 3r. Op., apportioned rent 10s. p.a., tenant Mr T. -Moore-950, Mr Davies, Cynghordy, Bwlch. Field at Pennorth, 2r. 35p., appor- tioned rent £ 1 2s. 6d. p.a., tithe 2/3 p.a., -£35, the tenant, Mr T. Moore. Ground rent, £ 2 p.a.. secured on Wellfield," Pennorth, leased to Mr T. Moore for 99 years from March 25th, 1902— £ 45, the tenant. Pasture land, Pennorth, 39p., appor- tioned rent £ 1 p.a.— £ 25, the tenant, Mr T. Moore. Accommodation land and farm build- ings, Tir-y-North, Pennorth, lla. 2r. 25p., apportioned rent JS9 7s. p.a., tithe £1 16s., timber 939 18s. 2d., tenant Mr Thomas Moore-9290, Mr Hall, solicitor, Cardiff. Accommodation land, Pennorth, 16a. -c-A. Ir. 20p., apportioned rent £ 12 8s. p.a., tithe £ 1 8s. 10d.. tenant Mr Thomas Moore— £ 440, Mr Hall, Cardiff. Oakfield Farm, Talyllyn, 40a. 3r. 2p., with grazing rights on Llangorse Common, rent f32 p.a., tithe 94 7s. 8d., timber 9 30 Is. 875, the tenant (Mrs Annie Thomas). The Coed Land, adjoining last lot, 3a. Ir. IHp., rent Y, 7 5s. p.a.. tithe 6s— £ 150, Mr Washington Williams, for the tenant (Mrs Williams). Tynewydd Farm, Llangorse, 217a. 3r. 33p., with cottage and garden, and Llan- gorse Common grazing rights, apportioned rent £ 244 p.a., tithe £ 30 3s. 6d., timber X201 16s. 2d— £ 5,000. the tenant, Mr James Jones. (With regard to this lot the auctioneer caused loud applause with the remark that if it had been anybody but the tenant bidding he would not have knocked it down). I Accommodation field, Llangorse, la. 2r. 13p., apportioned rent 9-3 p.a., tithe 3s. Id., tenant Mr James Jones— £ 70, Mr Lewis Jones, solicitor, Brecon, for a I client. Accommodation fields, Llangorse, 4a. 3r. :Sip" apportioned rent £5 p.a., tithe £1 Is. 9d., tenant Mr James Jones— £ 205, Mr Thomas Price. Pasture land, Llangorse, 2r, 36p., ap- I portioned rent £ 1 p.a., tithe 2s. 6d., tenant Mr James Jones— £ 20, Mr Powell, Llangorse. Accommodation laud, Llangorse, 18a. Or. 10p., apportioned rent £ 16 p.a., tithe £ 2 17s. 6d, tenant Mr James Jones— I X- 270, Mr Powell, Llangorse.- I Accommodation land, Llangorse, la. j Ir. 2;)p., apportioned rent f4 p.a., tithe ¡j.'ô. Cd— £ 76, the tenant, Mr James Jones. Pasture land, Llangorse, la., rent lGs. I p.a., tithe 3s. 8d— £ 2(5, the tenant, Mr Jno Thomas. Accommodation land, Llangorse, 23a. 2r. 17p.,rent £ 2410s. p.a., tithe f 3 13s. 4d., timber JE38 2s. 2d— £ 710, Mr Owen Price, for the tenants, Messrs Evans Brothers. Enclosure of land, Llangorse, 20a. Or. I 24p., in hand— £ 10, Mr Davies, "Green Dragon," Brecon. Enclosure of land, Llangorse, 3a. 3r., I with grazing rights to Llangorse moun- tain, apportioned rent £ 2 p.a., tithe 2/6, tenant Mr James Jones—withdrawn at 13;5. Caeau land, Sorgung Valley, Llan- gorse, 5a. 2r. 12p., rent Y,8 p.a., tithe 8/ 1£3;). tenant Mr W. Price—withdrawn at £ 170. | Treholford House, Cathedine, with lawns, orchard, and woodlands, a cottage and garden, sporting rights on Llangorse Mountain, boathouse on Llangorse Lake, and the manor or lordship (or reputed manor or lordship) of Blaenllynfi, 250a. 3r. 21p., rent 4207 16s, tithe f.4 7s. 2d., J timber f.451 2s. 10d., tenants of the residence and grounds the representatives I I of Mr A. A. Talbot, deceased together with Upper Cathedine Farm, Cathedine, | 46a. 3r. 8p., apportioned rent £ 45 p.a., I tithe X.5 2s. 2d., timber C695 5s. 2d., I tenant, Mr John Thomas, and part of Nanfcyfelin Isaf Farm, Cathedine, to the I; I extent of 36a. 2r. 23 p. and la. 3r. 23p. of woodland, timber f,434 9s. 8d tenant, Mr John Thomas— £ >,900, Mr Llewelyn, I solicitor, Merthyr. Nantyfelin Isaf Farm. Cathedine (part). 46a. 3r. 9p., with grazing rights, appor- I tioned rent JEG8 12.s. p.a., timber j661 5s. lOd— £ 1,360, the tenant, Mr John Thomas. Lower Cathedine Farm, Cathedine, 173a. Or. 27p., with grazing rights, appor- tioned rent £ 193 p.a., tithe £ 30 lis. 4d., timber JE349 3s. 4d— £ 4,500, the tenant, Mr Wm. Vaughan. Nantyfelin Uchaf Farm, Cathedine, ¡ 239a. 2r. 1 Op., apportioned rent fl69 I p.a., tithe £ 33 Is. 4d., timber £ 412 10s.2d., tenant. Mr Wm. Vaughan- £3,600, Mr Hy. Va.ughan, son of the tenant. Cottage, garden, orchard, and paddock, Cathedine, 2r. 25p., rent Y,4 p.a., tithe 3/3, tenant Mrs Day— £ 80, Mr Henry Vaughan. Cathedine Cottage, Cathedine, with gardens and grounds, 2a. Or. 26p., rent 9,45 p.a., tithe 5s. 8d., tenant, Mr Surtees, withdrawn at £ 1,200. Wernddu Cottage and land, Cathedine 9a. 3r. 28p., apportioned rent £ 19 5s. p.a., tithe Yl 2s. 4d, tenants. Mr Jno Rees and Mr Jno Thomas-9440, Mr Price, New Inn, Bwlch. Tymawr Farm, L1 angasty T alyilv t;, 158a. Ir. 38p., apportioned rent £ 180 p.a., tithe £ 30, timber 9291 7s. 6d— £ 3,700, the tenant, Mr Hy. Jones. I The Llan Farm, Llangasty-Talyllyn, 168a. Or. 30p., rent £ 188 10s. p.a'l tithe 930 lis. 5d., timber Y,390 13s. 2d— 21,810, the tenant, Mr David Williams. Neuadd Farm, Llangasty-Talyllyn, with two cottages, 144a. Ir. 17p., rent Y,170 p.a., tithe £28 6s. 2d., timber X207 8s. 6d— £ 3,700, the tenant, Mr John Jones. Four cottages and gardens, Bwlch, total rents £ 14 10s. p.a.—withdrawn at £200. Three cottages and gardens, Bwlch, rent £ 3 10s. each-9255, Mr J. W. Pugh, Box Cottage. Freehold site, Talybont-on-Usk, 2r. 12p.; rent JE3 p.a., occupied by Messrs William Edwards (Limited) as sawmill and timber yard-Y,150, the tenants. Field adjoining last lot, la. Ir., rent £ 4 p.a.— £ 155, the tenant, Miss Jones. Grist Mill, Talybont-on-Usk, rent 930 p.a.— £ 805, the tenant: Mr A. Gibson. Ground rent of £ 1 p.a. on cottages at Talybont-on-Usk, leased for threejives or 99 years from March, 1850-122 10s., Col. H. R. Jones-Williams, Cwy Pare, Talybont. Ground rent of 5/3 p.a. on a house at Talybont, leased for 99 years- from March, 1860— £ 8 10s., Capt. Travers, Cwy Pare. Field and premises, Talybont, la. Ir. lp., rent £ 2 10s. p.a.— £ 50, the tenant, Mr J. Morris.
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