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East Street Horse Bazaar.

Bland and Huniplierys 1 report for the week ending Tuesday, 24th June:—On Saturday, 21st inst, we held our usual weekly sale of horses, etc., at tho East Serect'Horge Bazaar. 39 horses were submitted; the attendance of farmers and others was good. At the opening of the sale bidding came rather slow but improved as the sale went on, a large proportion being 3old at very good prices indeed. The following are the prices realised :—4 and 5 year old draught geldings, £27 10s, £23, £i 9 and £18; medium do, £5, £15 10s, £14, £12 103 and £12. On account of Mr W. P. Claridge, we sold two nice hacks at £9 15s and £12; on account of other owners, hacks and harness horses, £7 15s, £8 ss, £7 and £8; a good dog cart horse, brought £15 10s; 2 and 3 year old half draughts brought from £8 to £10 10s.

Sundries—Gig, £12 10s i butcher's cart, £1110s ; dog cayfc, £]&; trap harness, £3, £2 153, and £5.: saddle and bridle, £3 ; horse covers, 12s 6d aiid'lss ; wheat, 6s lOd to 7s fid per sack ; oats, 4s Gd per sack ; potatoes, 3s 6d to 4s 6d; bran, 4s 6d ; sharps, 5s 6d ; ohaff (oaten sheaf), £2 10s; carrots, 2s 6d to 3s. . . ' • ' ' ".

On Monday, 23rd inst, we held a, clearing sale in conjunction with Mr, David .Thomas at the homestead 'of Mr Wm. Sutherland, Greenstrcet, when every lot was sold at very satisfactory prices, as will be seen from the detailed'list as follows;— Traction engine^ by Burrell, combine and elevators, £500; portable engine, £83 ; combine by Clayton and Shuttlewqrth, £187 10s }' eletators' by Anderson, £24 ; draught horses brought £19, illS, £G 15s, £13, £21 10s, £15, £24 10s, £7 10s, £20 10s, £5, £28, £15, £6 10s, £24 10s, £14, £19, £9, £13 10s, £14 ss, £8 15s and £7; hacks and light harness horses, £14, £15, £7 and £7 10in; shaft harness, £4.t0 £4 12s 6d ; leading do, 35s to 50s. Implements —Harrows, £2 to £5 2s per set; plough, £2 7s;6d to £10; disc 'harrows, £5 10s and £7 2s 6d ; drills, £11 10s and £12 10s ; Cambridge rollers, £8 to £13; moveable whares, £7 10s, £10, £20 and £3 10s; reapers and binders, £18, £16, £17, £11, £23 and £4 ; drays, £14 10s, £14 10s, £0; £7 10s and £6 ss, waggon, £7 }5,s $ t;ip. dray?, £3 \sa to £710s i and a large quantity of sundries sold well, in f act the sale taken as a whole may be considered one' of the best ever held in the distriot.

On Tuesday, 24th, we held our usual weekly sale at the Ashburton County Saleyards; The day's entry much less than usual; however, all classes of stock maintaiued their value. We sold on account 1 of the following clients:—Mr Dennis McKendry, fat crossbred ewes, 14s'; Mr R. McDqnnM, 550 crossbred/ tombs,; 9s 6(1; Mr W. WilcqcKs, 85Q crossbred lambs, at 9s 4d; on account other owners, lambs, 4s-Id. Pat Cattle—Steers and heifers, L 52s 6ct;. 4 steers at L 3 4s; springing cows, L 6 ss, L 5 5s and L 3, 7s 6d; store-steers and heifers, 2 years old, L 2 and Jj2 44s ; 1 at L 3 ; old cows at i3s6d to L 2. We beg to draw attention to an important unreserved clearing sale at Mr P. Bennison.'s homestead, Selma, on Jft'iday next; sale at 11.30, ;' : .' '•.'■ '' , <-. :

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East Street Horse Bazaar., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2451, 26 June 1890

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East Street Horse Bazaar. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2451, 26 June 1890

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