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On Thursday,, lMhdnstfe I held a dear, ing sale 'of live'Mid'dead .stock fox Mr HeUy<Hudson*of Elgin;ivho'u&as^ sold his farm; ; to f Mr. Jtyk Mahoney of Willovby.'j There was one pf the largest ijittendanc''' I 1 have' Tev\ir: seen lift af'sale in the district, srijd frpiti the^Htart every.thing went xntii jCswinUj whjch o^ulted in 1 good 'sales' bbihg enetled' 'for erery^hing except one, bri twor of. the horses. The oiily. ; itcm remaining .fJßold ( &t theapd of the day was tKe' traction J plarif, one of the best in the 1 district and .which is still :for, sale.; Matters t were,^eptjprettefinely because Ijetweenone o'clock and'haflTpast five over -600 lots' hid bcieh cleared. Drays. £8 jlOs ,to ; £JL7 p* ■:, i harroH £^.^£s ; disc harrows, £9 75.; B.F. ploughs, £3 to £I*loß ;3F.P., £i4V4hotsWy6ke«,£2 75.6 dto £312s 6d ;dod crutiifr, fkllOs ; drill, £17 10a;;AYianqwinR machine, £8 ; hoggets^ 10s ll,d'f merino ewes.. 6s_,3d : mixed> 2-tooth; 11« 3tV; pigß^?sfl**kch ; cows, £210s, to £4isfi.;, ] younz cattle, 20s each; draft horses, £10 to £'2Q 10s ; harness, £2 Wto £2 17s fid tot loading!;£2 10s to £3 15s ipx shafting/ j i Sundrief ,fold remarkably yrell. •. r., '$ v On Moiiday, i23rd Jone; J in conjunction with Messrs Bland and' Humpheryi, I held a vei-y successful sale of live and dead siock- on' the farm "of Messrs'.T. -W. and W. Sutherland, of Greenstreot. was a y.ery large attendance and the sale was a: brisk one throughput),'" The horses reflected great credit on'the management as although they wore all old, they were brought forward 1 in such. 4conditkn* that extreme rates were obtained for them. Amongst the principle articles disposed of was trifction,threshing.plant, £600,: Clay'toii and'Sliuttleworth combine, £187 10s; 10 horse power portable engine, £83 ; elevators, £24. Draught" horses, alwut 25 ol them brought from £17, £10 10s, £15, £25 to £28 ; light horses, £7 to £15 ; harrows, £5 to £2; ploughs, to £10; disc harrows, £5 10s to; ,£7 ;i drills, £11 10s to £12 10s; portable.. whares, to £26 ; Cambridge rollers, £8 .'to- £10; reapers and biuders, £4, £li,:" £16,' £17, £18jand £23 : drays, £"14 10s, £U, £7 and £3 os, and a very large quantity of.sundries useful and otherwise. which. sold remarkably well.

On Wednesday, June 25; I held a clearing sale of surplus stock for Mr C. G. Hawdon of Westerneld, in consequence of a portion of bavins; .been 4old. Theday was wet and blustering 1 but that did. ■not stop a Urge gathering frainMsemhling, every 'line offered beingeagerly conp#e^ for, resulting in a clearance .wjticfe jovtet W considered highly ; sati^fa<^¥j\ The half-. bred AHemey^ were the fonUroof the sale and were sold, c^lvos £1 each to 30b; year^in"?, £3 lqs to £4 ;. springers, £4 16s, £4 17s Ofl, £5 10s, £6> <W,^-1B«, £7, £7 Bs, £5 and £7 10s and 2 at £T 16s; 7 head 0$ fat steers also; .bwMgft*. "£7 each. " - ■ " „.,•- ..••■

On Thumiay, 26th June, IrfceM * clearing sale for Mr W, H. Ford, of Rangitata, whose lease lias expired, and who takes possession of his rew farm (Mawson Bros., of Wheatatone) next week. It was rather a disagreeable day, and being in an out of the way part of the district I did not expect to see a large attendance, but I was mistaken. Briak bidding was the order of the day, *nd everything was cleared at Hhtlsfttctory prices. Drays (oldj made £4, £5 Ifa, £7 ; Cambridge rolfer, £7 10s. ; old drill, £11; Hornsby string binder, £24 10b ; Wood's, binder, £6 ; chaff,-cutter a,nd horse gertf, '£11; tmp; £13' iOs^'harness,, £$ 15a ; cow, £4 17s dd ; 2ofi orosshred. «w««^ T sound mouth; 10s' Mj' i 55 do, 8b Ad j . dmught horses, £8 10s to £10; harness, 15s to £2 10s. Sundries tlaft sold well.

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CLEARING SALES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2453, 28 June 1890

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CLEARING SALES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2453, 28 June 1890

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