Messrs. Davies and Winter report ;—We held our first weekly general sale, in our new auction room, on Saturday last. There was a good attendance, and we quitted most of our entries, comprising—wheat, oats, barley, furniture, potatoes, and onions, and the balance of Miss Wood’s drapery, at very fair values, persons present expressing themselves highly pleased that a weekly sale of this character should be established here—it being our intention to hold this sale every Saturday at two o’clock. We quitted about 600 bushels barley at is., 375 bushels oats at is. 3d., 25 bushels wheat at is. qd., sacks 6d. About a ton of potatoes at 4s. per bag. Onions id. per lb. Hand chaff-cutter, 425. 6d., and a quantity of drapery at prices at a considerable advance on former sale.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 150, 9 September 1880
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