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Southern Half. Wookongarie.

Valuation No. 21.— Lease No. 64. Situation Thirty miles north of Kooringa, and about 130 miles from Adelaide and the Port. Area. 31 miles: rent ner mile. 10s.: assessment

per mile, £18*. 4d. (UOper nule); total rent and assessment per annum, £59 8s. 4d. Stock on run, 5,000 sheep, and a few horses and bullocks, exclusive of lambs. Estimated grazing capacity, 7,000 sheep, or about 225 per square mile. The southern half of the run, held by Mr..Chewing$, comprises five acres well grassed oak and Dine country : fifteen miles very fairly grassed, with pines, mallee, wattle, ami bushes; five miles oak and timbered hills and gullies, with patches of scrub ; aud six mile* r.iu^h hill3 and pullies, with scrub and bushes, and but little grass. The head-station and woolshed are ou the Witta or Ulooloo Creek, from whence there is a tolerable road to Kooringa. The stock is watered from a well in the north-west corner of the run, and at surface waters in Terowie aud Ulooloo Creeks. Three deep wells have been sunk upon the south-western portion of the run, in two of which no water was obtained^ and not sufficient for a hut in the thiril, costing £400, which renders that part of the country available only during the winter and in summer seasons when there is abundance of rain, Total rent per annum, including improvements, £496; total rent per annum, deducting improve ments, £232 10s. Remarks.— The improvements on south half of. the run comprise six huts and yards on the run, one we I, shade, and troughs, two dry wells, one well 135 feet in hard rocK with but little water- 24 gallons per diem; and seven-roomed pine house, woolshed, store and cirt shol, staUle, tanks, schoolhouse, three wells and pump, seven huts, yards, and paddock fence at head-s cation. Total value of improvement s, £1,326.