Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

COMMERCIAL.

London Seed Trade. Messrs John Shaw and Sons, of 37, Mark lar.e, London, E.C., report through their agent, iWr Leonard W. Blake, of Christchurch, that the market during the fortnight ending December Ist, 1881, was extremely quiet, and not much improvement was expected until the turn of the year. Eed Clover, though somewhat neglected, was not jiiaierially weaker, except for the poorer gjraclea of foreign, which failed to find bujlersi. Fine English Cow Grass and Eedj Clover was in poor supply and quickly sold. White Clover was unchanged! not much doing in it, but full prices viere maintained. Alsyke continued vliry firm, with a brisk demand for finest qualities. There are some very choice. tiamples of English Alsyke this year, wl ich entirely eclipse everything else as t< quality, and being cheaper than foreign ind a ready sale at advancing prices. 'Trefoil, Italian and Perennial Bye grasses were quiet, without change in values. Timothy was 'firmer, and the opinion appeared to bo gaining ground that fine coloury seed will be fully as dear as last -fear, but poor and discoloured seeds nmy be quoted weaker than in our last report. Canary and Hemp, with a fair demand, must again be noted slightly cheaper, j ______

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG18820117.2.4

Bibliographic details

COMMERCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 536, 17 January 1882

Word Count
205

COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 536, 17 January 1882

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working