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.Auctioneer's Report.

I Mr Alfred Harrison reports his weekly i sale as follows :— Cowa—There was a good demand for first-class animals, and cows just calved sold from £5 2s 6d to £7 2s 6d; aged, £3. Pigs—Large stores, 235, 255, 30s, 30s 6d to 38s ; slips, 5s to 10s. Hotjltry—Fowls, Is 6d to 2s lid per pair; ducks, 2s 6d to 3s 2d. Produce—Derwents 40s to 50s per ton; oats Is 3d to Is 6d per bushel; chickwheat 5s to 7s per bag; carrots 2s 3d to 2s 6d per bag ; onions |d, fd to Id per lb; bran 3s 6d ; carcase pork, 122 lbs at 3fd 1421bs at 3|d, 1581bs at 3£d. A good line of mutton would sell well. A quantity of harness sold very well. Implements—Drays £13 5s and £710s ; D.F. plough £4 to £4 10s. A large quantity of furniture and effects I was cleared satisfactorily.

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SECOND EDITION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2427, 12 May 1890

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SECOND EDITION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2427, 12 May 1890

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