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LOCAL LAND COMMISSION. A local land board sat in the Courthouse, Benalla, on Wednesday, to hear applications under the 19th section of the Land Act 1869. The board consisted of Mr. Nixon, the District Surveyor, and Mr. Sharpe, the President of Benalla Shire. Particulars are as foolow:- PARISH OF DOOKIE. Bernard Doyle, 160a; recominended. James Maer, 242a 3r 293p; recommended.,;' Patrick Doyle, 00a; recommended. James Bergin applied for Gavin Gibeon's lioenee in' the parish of Dooki h to be forfeited: On' inquiry the evidence seemed to favour thoet'umptlion that ,Gibson had thrown up his land, and the boanrdrecommended it be forfeited. KIALA. Robert Bredin, 255a Or 32p; recommended. LAeser. Denis Bowdren, 100a; recommended. John Adam, 10a. The land applied for was a por tisn of n Mi Donald's frontage whioh hql been excised0 and wsa'thoreforerefesed. ' MYnltec. Denis inognoe, 80a. "Applicant was absent through. illness, but it was recommended. PINE LOD. - George D. Williams, 80a. The land applied for was adppoaed to be a water reserve, and it was eventually decided to recommend applicant for about 10 chains from the south-east corner of Jane Skilling's land, leaving sutlicient space for access to the water tank. John Hoskin, 0a ;'recommended. Rody Hayes, 100a. This wns part of the township. of Stewarton, in which only one allotment had been sold, and considering the township a failure, the board recommended that it be cancelled and the land given to applicant. SAMARIA. William Clarke, 40a. Applicant was a shepherd on the Warrenaynoe station, and Mhr Ross (represented by Mr Pow) opposed the application, as the ground was exempted from selection. Applicant asserted that the improvements (a hut and fencing) were only worth £10, but finally asked for 40a outside the exemption, and re quested that the improvements be valued by arbitration. This was recommended. John Nixon, 20a. Applicant was absent. Martin Farrell nskec for a road through the site, to give access to the llansfield.road. Postponed. , 5OUTH WA5OALATTA,. Ilowland Vincent, O1a 2r 27p; recommended, less portion for water frontage.. WIoonN. James Croucher, 80a; recommended. SOUTH oF WARRENBAooE, Alexander Iine, 100a; recommended. Ewen M'Pherson, 12al Or 12p; recommended, less frontage to Murray River. . "Jamcs Bcrgi,11Oa; rvceommendedl,?