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Auctioneers' Report.


Messrs Bland and Humpherys report on the. local market for the week ending 27th instant as follows ; -=At the East Street Horse Bazaar on Saturday last'we held our usual gale of horses, e,tc. There was a, good; attendance of fanners find others. The total entries were 48 horses, The majority, consisted ; of. useful farnl horses, all of which, with youth oh their' side, commanded fair prices. There is decidedly a better demand for. good young 'draught colts or fillies fit to go to work at once ; but aged and inferior sorts are difficult to quit at owners' reserves. Good hacks and light harness horses are in fair demand. *We ' sold "by auction " and privately 20 horses for'various clients at the following prices : —Draught horse 9 from £14 to £22 ; aged, from £6 to £14. Hacks and light harness horses from £5 to £12 ; aged, 30s to £4 ; also the well-known old hunter, Chester, for £10.—Sundries —Dog cart, £28; box cart, £8 ; dray, £(>. Potatoes, 3s" and 4s per bag ; onions, - ; Jd and Id per 11); small apples, 2s per case ; bran, 4.s' per bag'; sharps^ pa (5d per bag ; seconds wheat, 7s 6ct per U«g, " ■ .

At the Asliburton Saleyards on day, May 27th, tliere was a large entry of sheop, all the pens being filled with sheep of various descriptions. The sale all through for good sound young sheep was decidedly animated. Our sales were : On (iccount of Mr D. McKendry, fat merino wethers, !)s fjd, , oii"^, ps 3d ; account Mr J. Corbett,' crossbred ewes, 8s Bd, crossbred lambs, 7s lid ; account Mr Ballanf;Q, tvo and fouv-tooth, 13s to 14s Id, and merino wetjiprs, 4a 3d each, We liave much pleasure \i\ calling attention to Mr T. Langley's clearing sale to be held at Dromo'ro on Thursdfiy, June sth, ' ' '

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Auctioneers' Report., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2437, 29 May 1890

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Auctioneers' Report. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2437, 29 May 1890

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