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COMMERCIAL.

Ashburton Guardian Office, ; Monday evening. Mr. Alfred Harrison reports for the week ending Saturday, 22nd May, as follows On Thursday, 20th May, at the Tmwald sale yards, the following stock was disposed of 13 draught horses and hacks sold at prices varying from £lO to £22 ; 14 cows, from £4 7s. 6d. to £7 ; 8 yearling jealves, at £1 13s. each ; G pigs, at £1 7s. 6d. each, or about 6d. per lb. A quantity of implements were also disposed of at fair prices. Saturday, May 22.-3 hacks sold at from £8 to £10; implements realised satisfactory prices, and produce as follows -.—Onions, £d. to Id.; potatoes, 505.; carrots, 355.; peas, green, 2s. per bushel ; peas, white, 3s. per bushel ; apples, from ss. to 7s. per case ; cheese, from 4d. to sd. per lb. ; fowls, 2s. 6d. to 3s. per pair ; ducks, 3s. 9d. per pair ; pigs, Cd. to 7d. per lb. On the same date, the Steeplechase privileges were disposed of as follows : No. 1, publican’s booth, £l7 10s. ; No. 2, refreshment tooth, £2 ss. ; No. 3, gate, £23; No. 4, sports, £2 ; No. 5, cards, £1 11s. ; horse yards, £l.

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COMMERCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 104, 25 May 1880

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COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 104, 25 May 1880

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