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Messrs Williams and Bland report having held their weekly sale. of horses on Saturday, July 27th. The entry consisted of 27 horses, of whioh 11 were sold. There was again a small demand for the sortß m. Any 4 or 5 years old draughts, good sorts, oould have been disposed of. Ab the farmers are all m fu'l swing getting m their orops, the attendance was not very lame. The entry principally oonsiated of broken and unbroken haoks. However, we managed to sell at the following prioea :— A 4 year old draught mare at £16 10a ; do do, £13 10s ; aged, do, £10, £7 10s, £4, £1 10; haoks, £11, £10 10s, £8, £510?, £3 2a6d. Implements. —Farm dray, £9 109. Produce.— Fowls' wheat, 8s 6d, 9a. Seed wheat, Tuscan, 3s 3d per bUßbel. Potatoes, Oamaru seed, £4 15a per ton; eating potatoes, 7s 6d to 11s per bag ; ryegrasa seed, Ss per bushel ; oookßfoot, 2d per lb ; oarrots, 2a to 2s 6d per bag ; oat ohafi, £1 10s to £2 per ton, baga extra *, bran, 5s 9d per bag ; sharps, 8s per bag ; oats, 3s per bushel. Poultry.— Turkeys, 13s to 14s per pairs geese, 5a per pair ; fowls, la 6d to 2a 6d pet pair. LAND SALES. Mesßrs Williams and Bland report the sale of 2 aores of land at Tinwald, next to Mr A; Curtis at £57 10s per aore, this being the biggest prioe given for land m this looality within the last sis years. Also two Beotioni m Trevorton at £4 10a eaob.

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EAST STREET HORSE MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2186, 30 July 1889

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EAST STREET HORSE MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2186, 30 July 1889

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