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



London,. November 27. Before the wool sales commenced to day the buyers held a meeting, when it was resolved to leave the room if the wool brokers insisted on farthing bids. The Importers' Committe met afterwards and insisted on farthing bids being received for wool up to tenpence m value. On the decision being announced, the majority of the buyers left their seats but remained m the room. The auctioneer attempted to sell, but very few bids were received. Ultimately he was compelled to discontinue the sale m consequence of the yelling, hissing, and singing indulged mby some of those present Further meetings are to be held to-morrow to decide what course shall be taken with respect to bids. The number of bales available is 157,000, including the cargo of the Balmoral Castle, November 28. • Foreign buyers strongly oppose farthing bids at the wool auctions. The " Times "suggests that farthing bids should be limited to 9d, and, m referring to,/the. scene at the wool sales yesterday, strongly condemns the action of a section of the buyers m turning the proceedings into a bear garden. (Received November 29, 1 p.m.) London, November 28. The woolbrokers and buyers have agreed to a compromise by which farthing bids will be accepted up to Sd.

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

Bibliographic details

LONDON WOOL SALES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2000, 29 November 1888

Word Count

LONDON WOOL SALES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2000, 29 November 1888

  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.