Ashburton Guardian Office, Monday evening. Alfred Harrison reports as follows for the week ending May 15 : —■ On Tuesday, May 11, at the Ashburton Forks, a lot of 10 foals were disposed of at prices ranging from L 5 to LlO. On Wednesday, May 12, the farm of the late Mr. James Cairns was placed, at L 6 10s. per acre. The stock and implements realised moderate prices. Business was rather quiet at the usual weekly sale on Saturday, loth inst. One or two horses were disposed of, and implements brought fair prices. The following produce was also knocked down :—Pigs, 7d. to Bd. per lb. ; pork, 5Jd. per lb. ; ducks, 4s. to 4r, 6d. per pair; fowls, 2s. 6d. to 3s. 6d. ; cheese, sd. per lb. ; onions, fd. per lb. ; apples, 6s. 6d. to Bs. per case.
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