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Ashburton Retail List. Mutter, inferior to best, t? lb, 8d to lod, Fggs, v? dozen, is id. Cheese, inline quality, t ; lb, 4cl to 6ck Bacon, prime smoked, 1? lb, lod to is. Hams, in cloth, 1? Ib, is. Flour, in bags, 1? loolb, 13s. Oatmeal, 251 b, 4s. Lard, t? Ib. yd. The Christchurch Corn Exchange. The following is the report for the week ending Friday evening, the nth inst.; — Nothing has transpired during the week which calls for any special mention, and values are unaltered. Wheat is still being delivered at all the country stations in very large quantities. Great praise is due to the railway authorities for the efficient manner in which the grain has been forwarded to the port. A considerable poriion of the grain exported this year is on growers’ account. Although the yield has been exceptionally good this continuous drain will soon bare the market. Wheat.--First-class milling samples are being sold at from 3s 4d to 3s 6d ; Tuscan, 3s yd to 3s gd, free on board in Lyttelton. Samples cfa quality not equal to the foregoing 2d per bushel under these quotations. Chick wheat ranges from is qd to 2s 6d per bushel. Oats.—Rather a better enquiry is manifest, although prices are not altered. Good stout milling are saleable at from is 6d to is yd per bushel; feed parcels, is 3d to is Sd. Barley.—Good malting samples are saleable at from 2s 6d to 3s per bushel. Large lines of exceptionally good quality, 3s 3d to 3s 6d per bushel. Second rate malting samples are exceedingly unsaleable. Feed barley is 6d to is lod per bushel. Grass seed continues to be in good demand, with more parcels offering than within the two proceeding weeks. Well cleaned farmers’ samples are worth from 23 6d to 3s 6d per bushel, badly cleaned entirely depends on quality. Cocksfoot 2]4d to 2%d per lb, according to quality. Cheese and Butter.—There is no alteration to note in values, the former is worth from 3d to 3%d, the latter to yd per lb.

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COMMERCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 290, 11 March 1881

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COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 290, 11 March 1881