CHRISTCHURCH GRAIN SALE
At Ohrlstohnroh on Saturday Means Matson and Oo'a large stores irere vary fail of grain of all descriptions, and. the sale commenced shortly after eleven o'oloek. There were 5400 sacks titferect by auction, and the following prlow *ere obtained*) — L. < Whbat.— Seoonds and ohlokwheat, 2s 9d to 3s 3d. Prime wheat did not reach owners' reserves, and was accordingly withdrawn. BAELBT.-sSeoQnds malting fetohed up to 3s 6d, several lines of Ereta being withdrawn at 3s 7£d. Oats,—- One or two small lines of lfght feed sold up to 2s 7d, at whloh price another heavier sample was withdrawn, but found a pnrohaser subsequently at 2s BJd,f.o.b. Peas.— These told well, Veltoh's Perfection realizing up to 7s 9d per bmhel, while the ordlnory blue Prussians went to 49 93 and si. Rybgeass,— Oae line of Inferior quality fetohed 2s Id. Other sorts were doll of sale, and were withdrawn. Potatoes —Kidneys realised from £2 2s 6d to £2 7s 6d per ton. Onions.— Best quality were m aotlve demand, npto £10 being obtained.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2106, 15 April 1889
CHRISTCHURCH GRAIN SALE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2106, 15 April 1889
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