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Ashburton Guardian Office, >s 1 ti r. ’.. Friday afternoon. - ;3 1 There is still very little activity in the [; f. grain'market generally to report since last week. : A good few lines of what have, however, changed hands during the week, j'.-'ibutcno advance on previous prices has frA-nn jdace yet Nominally, therefore, prices remain as before for all kinds of cereals- The early part of the week was, so fairas the weather was concerned, very favorable , for farming operations, but .v; very heavy rains were experienced yesteri._? ’May, which will retard farm work for some ‘ time. Ploughing tussock land is still hung on vigorously, and we annotate a large area being under crop before spring, to both wheat and oats. On some farms the autumn sown wheat is wul •■bowing mp well, and we have seen one or two good patches of oats which were .‘ iTiAwn at tbe same time,' looking remarkably well The frosts have not yet proved .>> l>e • very - Severe, and considering the lateness of the season, are particularly mild. 2 _______

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COMMERCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 378, 24 June 1881

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COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 378, 24 June 1881

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