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East Street Horse Market.

Bland and Humplierys report on the horse market for sthe''fortnight ending the lObh May. ' r Op. -May 3rd, 41 horses came I forward for\£he day's sale, afair proportion of 7?dnch changed hands. T he better sorts sold well; 6-year-old geldings fetching up to £26 ; 3 • and 4-year-old draught mares and geldings, £20, £13, £11, £13 10s and £14; aged draughts, £6 10s to £7 Iss ; hacks, £7 15s, £6, £5 and £3. On May 10th, 40 horses were entered butarumber did not-come 1 forward. The following are the prices obtained for those •§pld:—3 to 5-year-old draughts, rather ligtifc sorts, £17 15s, £13, and £14; hacks.i 'and Tlight''hai9i'&s uli6rses7'!£lo 15s, £11, ! £9, £8 10s, £6, £3 10s and £6 10s ; two-ear-old hacks unbroken, £5 10s, £5 10s ' and £4 ; spring cart mare, £11; aged j draughts, £3 to £5 10s. : Sundries—Spring cart, £15; gig, £15; second hand drill, £20 ; dray, £4 15s : saddle and bridle, £2,10s, v £1 and £2 2s 6d. Oats, Is 6d per bushel; bran, 4s 6d per sack ; potatoes^ 3s to 4s per bag; second oats, 4s 6d per sack; onions, fd to Id per lbT '. :, " . We <sold a-large quantity of sundries on account of Mr A. Cook, ■who'',is" leaving! for England, at very satisfactory prices.

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East Street Horse Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2430, 15 May 1890

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East Street Horse Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2430, 15 May 1890

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