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Chrisxohueoh, Maroh 30.

At Messrs Matson aod Oo.'s sale on Saturday the bidding was spirited throughout, and a large quantity of grain and produoe was plaoed m a very short time. The following is a summary of prices obtained during the week : —

Wheat — Prime Milling — Tasoan, 43 to 4s Id ; Honter'a and Pearl, 3s 9d to 3s 10* i, f.o.b. Chlokwheat— 33 aaoka brokun Pearl, 3j 63 per bushel ; 66 aaoka broken Tueoan, 3j 5i ; 41 saoke Pearl, 3s 3d ; 31 sacks Pearl. 3s 4sd ; 20 sacks broken Tuscan, 3s 3d ; 17 sacks Tascaa, 33 ; 25<iaoka broken Tuscan (good) 3s 93 ; 23 c aoks Tuscan, 3s 7d ; 19 saoks Pearl, 3a 31 ; 120 sacks thirds, 2s lOd ; 37 sicks at 3i Id, ex store. Oats.— A email line of thin Duns at 2a 9d ; 3500 asiorted samples at 2s 7&d, with a good demand, f.o.b. (per fbess association.) O amartj, March 30. Fleming and Hedley, auctioneers, to-day offered for sale some 50,000 bushels of grain, chiefly wheat. There was a very targe attendtnaeof merchants and farmers. The samples of wheat under offal Inoloded Red Straw, Tuscan, Mold's Ennobled, Hunter's White, Red chaff and Velvet. Several large lines of the latter were passed In at 3s lid and 8i llsd, the quality being exceedingly fine. The vrbeat aold raneed m prloe from 3s 81 for Velvet, to 4s o|d for Tusoan or about an average of 3a lOd for the lots sold. Several parcels of oats were offered, and sold at from 2s 3d for feed to 2j 4£l for the short variety. Oamabu, April 1. The "Oamaru Mai! " states lhat a sale _o£. — f /n,f\nn imaUTn o f miiM^ prinf»jfYftVly valvet, has. just taken plaoa here at 4i3cT I at aiding. .

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GRAIN SALES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2099, 1 April 1889

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GRAIN SALES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2099, 1 April 1889

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