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COMMERCIAL.

....ui l 1 : Mr Alfred, Harrison reports his weekly ■ala as,, follows -Many draughts and hacks of a moderate stamp were entered ; highest price reached being US.- ' Pigs very plentiful, every lot being 1 sold at fair rates. •< Fowls, Is 9d to 2a fid perpair; :diicka,3s fid per pair.. . ProUPaper ton >; chick wheat,, 2s pgr;bushel; 2a fid per bushel; flour, ] ; tea, 21s ; bacon, fid per TV; hams, 7dt6 8d per lb ; cheese, 4d 'Hathess sold well, also a large' quantity of sundries, the attendance beiilg eitremly good. - ‘

Horse Market. —Mr T. Bullock reports for .thqweek ending 3Vd Dec.:—At the Bazaar on. Saturday there was an average attendance of settlers and others, but only a fdw' holes’ were; ’entered 1 for sale, most of which were light harness horses, and a : few fairly igood draughts, but the reserves placed upon, them by settlers were;too high, consequently the best draught stock werq passed. If farmers were only ;to accept market value for their horses moresales could be effected. Medium draught and light harness Horses sold much better than at previous sales. The entries for the day were 16, out of which ! sold 10, which may; be considered a very good sale indeed., ; The; prices realised were as fol-. lowa;—Medium.draught, LlB, Ll 5; light harness horses, Ll 6, Ll2 10s, Lll; hacks, from L6‘to L 6 10s.

Driy and frame, double furrow plough harness, etc., at satisfactory prices.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 509, 5 December 1881

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COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 509, 5 December 1881

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