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Auctioneer's Report.

Mr Alfred Harrison reports for the week ending Saturday May 24th. Cows—There is a good demand for really good milch cows, but few are offering. Sales were made up to £5 ss. Aged animals'2os to 40s. Young heifers in calf £2 to £4.'

Pigs—Slips 3s 9d, 4s 9d, 6s 3d, 5s 6d, 6s, 7s, 8s; porkers, 13s, 16s, 20s to 265. There is a good demand at prices now ruling.

Poottry— Fowls, hens Is 4d to 2s; roosters 2s to 2s 6d per pair. Ducks 2s 3d to 3s per pair. Produce—Derwents very dull, 2s 6d to 3s 9d per bag; carrots 2s to 2s 6d ; oats Is to Is 4d per "bushel; chickwheat 4s to 7s per bag ; bran 3s 6d per bag ; onions §d, | to Id per lb; cheese 3d to 4cl per lb; carcase pork 2|d, 2§d, 2|d, 3d to 3fd per lb; mutton 2d per lb for well dressed, l£d per lb for inferior ; apples 2s 6d to 3s a case.

Mpeements, &c—Dray £10, buggy £I*4, dogcart £28, Lipp model piano £40. / .There was a large entry of furniture arid -effects, also bankrupt stock of groceries; etc, tools, harness and saddlery, the whole of which was cleared satisfactorily; "

-.: Land^—Town :section" No. 686 with dwelling thereon, was knocked down at £162, after spirited competition on the S art of some half dozen determined idders.

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Auctioneer's Report., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2436, 28 May 1890

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Auctioneer's Report. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2436, 28 May 1890

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