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ABHBUETOK GUABDXAHT 'Office, r - ■ -Monday afternoon. , Mr Alfred Harrison reports for his Saturday’s sale as follows There was a large number of draughts and hacks entered, a few of which were disposed of at fair prices, the demand, however, being very limited. Pigs sold well. Fowls fetched 2s'tb.2s.M per pair; ducks, 3s 6d t * io" 4a Sd ; lnrkeys, - 9s. All the implements offered went off fairly well. Oats sold at -li-'Sd'-to 2s per bushel; chick wheat, up to.2s per bushel; potatoes, L2 10ktAL310s per ton; carrots, 80s to 40s per ton; peas, 2s 6d to 3s per bushel; pork, in carcass, 3d to 3| per lb; bacon, 6d to. Bd, per lb; cheese, 4d per lb ; Onions,ifd to ljd per lb. A quantity of . - furniture and effects . found many , patiently waiting. Harness also sold. ' 'readily and well The attendance was and the heaviest sale of the season concluded at dusk. , ■

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 374, 20 June 1881

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COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 374, 20 June 1881