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COMMERCIAL.

♦ Ashburton Guardian Office. Monday afternoon. Mr Alfred Harrison reports of his Saturday’s sale as follows ;—A few hacks and draughts were disposed of at low rates, entries being numerous. Pigs sold fairly wall from 9s to 19a ; fowls, 2a to 2s 9d per pair; ducks, 3s 6d to 3s 9d ner pair; turkeys, 9s to 11s 9d per pair ; geese 10s 6d per pair. Implements, especially ploughs and harrows, found a good market. t A parcel of 300 bushels oats sold at Is 4d to la 7d per bushel; chick wheat, 2s per (bushel;. barley, pig feed, Is 3d to Is 6d per bushel; peas, Is 6d to la 9d per bushel, badly cleaned; carrots, L2 per ton ; potatoes, L 3 to L 3 15s per ton; cheese, 4d per lb; pork, 2|d to of d per lb ; Apples, 6s 9d to 6s per case ; pears, 5s per case ; biscuits, 6a 3d per tin ; tea, 121 b box, 19s to 245, as per quality ; onions, f d to id per lb. A large quantity of sundries sold at fair prices. The attendance was large. Belling fast, and continued to a late hour, scarcely giving the auctioneer time to wink.

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COMMERCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 351, 23 May 1881

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COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 351, 23 May 1881

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