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AUCTIONEER'S REPORT

Mobbis Williams and Bland report having held their weekly Bale of horses on Saturday, 15th Jane, 1889 :— The entry consisted of 21 horses, 13 of whioh ohanged hands, no very good aorta coming to hand. The following are tha prioea obtained:— Four year old medium draught mare, '£18 ; 7 and 8 year old medium marea and geldings, £19, £16, £16, 41- ; aged do. £8 10s, £8, £7 -interior, £•*,. £4, £3 10s ; haoks, £7 to £11 15s. Aged horsea and hacks are very diffloult to \ quit at any money. We still have enquiries { , dryoung sound upstanding draughts. Harnesb.— Set spring oart harness, £3 10a; collar, hamea, and winkers, £1 7s 6d, and £1 sb. Implements.— D.F. ploughs, £5 sb, £10; gGOond-haud ...rasaoka, 2&d to 6d. Produce.— Carrots, 3*<sd per bag *, potatoes Sito 8s per bag ; bran, 5s 6d por bag ; ohiokwheat, 7e to 8s 6d per bag. Poulthx.— Fowls, Is 9d to 2s 3d per pair ; geese, 6s per pair. On Friday, 14th inst., we held om sooond Bkin sale of the seaeon. The following are I the pricea obtained : — Good oroasbred akinß, 8., 3. 6 d, to 8s 9d ; medium do, 2b _d to 2s 6i ; medium merino, la 2d, 2b 4d to 2a 6d j longwool do, 50. We alao report upon the Live Stook Market at Tinwald on Tuesday, the 18th inst, as follows : —There waa an exceptionally large market of Bheep, about 18,000 being, entered, and 60 head of oattle. There wa. a very large gathering of farmers and outside buyers, and the bidding on the whole waß very ! satisfactory, almost every line being sold. The following are the prioes obtained : — Fat , oroßobred owea, 11a 9d to 14a 3d ; do merino 1 owes, 69 ; oroasbred lambs, -7a 8d to 8a ; half 1 bred ewea, 9s 9d; 2<tooth quarterbaok eweß j m lamb, 8a ; orosßbred wethers, 8a 3d to 11a , 6d ; merino eweß m lamb, 83 lOd to 4s. We , iold 563 6 and 8-tooth crossbred ewes m , lamb at lis ; also fat oroasbred ewes, 13s to . 18s 6d ; oow, just oalved, £5 3s. There is no i improvement m store cattle, They are very i ptkxd to quit at remunerative prioes. » "

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AUCTIONEER'S REPORT Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2153, 20 June 1889

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