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\ .Aehrurton Guardian Office, Monday Afternoon. Mr. Alfred Harrison reports for the week ending March 19th t —Business continues dull, but for the benefit and guide of customers Ijshallconfine myself to quoting Saturday’s" figures,, realised,at my yards and rooms—Entries of horses were numerous and. afterq long hard fight (a very windy ope),l succeeded in disposing of a few of them > draughts found no buyers ; 5 hacks brought!rom L2 7s Cd to Ll 4 10s; 1 irjsfre diidlfoal, Ll2 5s • trap and harness, Lli? 17s 6d‘; 1 plough, 12s fid; and 1 do.; L 5 10s. Pigs—7 suckers 7s fid each, 10. at 10s fid, 5 at 20s, and 1 at 295. Geose, 7s T fid per pan ; ducks, 3s 2d, 3s 4d, 3s 7d, and 3s 9d ; fowls, 2s 4d to 2s 9d. Produce—Onions, Id to lid per lb.; potatoes, L 3 to L 5 per ton ; cheese, 4d to 5d ’ per lb ; apples, 5s fid per case. A quantity of furniture and effects were sold at fair prices. Chick wheat is being asked for, but veiy little is coming to hand. Attendance good, and the slightest improyemeUt ia noticeable.

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COMMERCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 298, 21 March 1881

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COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 298, 21 March 1881

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