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COMMERCIAL.

’ Ashburton Guardian Office, - Monday Afternoon. 'Mr Alfred Harrison reports his weekly sale ’ as follows :—Saturday,-. July Bth—Entries in »draughts-and hacks not numerous, but a fair ,bB proportion changed bands. Several cows were a, -solid; prices unimportant. Pigs looked upon 1;,/ With curiosity; very few yarded. Fowls Sold as high as ,;s 3d per pair. Carcase pork Sold ■ well at 3 y z per lb. Produce Potatoes, 50s ’ <; fper Ion; carrots, 35s per ton; onions ojsjfd and *■* i c pp er -11,; barley, 3; per bushel; chick wheat, 3s per bushel; o'at 3s per bushel. Tea, 213. ,J,,!< 'i3>2 to'sd per lb. Harness, and sun- ' dries f sold-, fairly well, the attendance being very good. Mr T. Bullock reports, for the-week- ending Inly Bth ;— Horse Market—At the Bazaar, Burnett street, on Saturday, only 12 horses were entered, most of which were of an inferior description. Farmers having useful horses for sale are holding back for better 1 prices, as the demand just now is very.dimjted, • l> and prices ruling low, which is generally the case at this season of the year, but in the course of a month, about the commencement ;of spring, I have no doubt that better prices .will be obtained. Out of those entered, medium draughts fetched Ll 5 ros, and Lx6 10s. Light a harness horses, L 4. 15s to L 8 ; inferior dp.-and scrubbers, from 20s to Lj ss. Three cows, Ls, L 5, and Ls 10s. Calves fetched very low prices.—Landed Properties : During the week I have sold R.S. 28567 and 28882, near the Windermere platform, to . the Hon. ■ John M‘Lean; 9 acres, together with a 5-roomed house, near the County saleyards; and, on account of Mr James Shears, Timaru,.a block of 4 acres, facing the accommodation road near the north-east east, town belt, at L6O per

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COMMERCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 684, 10 July 1882

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COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 684, 10 July 1882

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