iAfttelton Time* Office, Saturday Evening. The Customs revenue collected to-day amounted to £66 ie. .The following were the items -.—Wine, 25 gallons, £5 Os 10d; spirits, 28 gallons, £16 17s 2d; 12 empty jars, 3s; hops, 35321b5, £44 3a. Mr H. E. Alport reports the following country sales during the past week:—On Monday, at the Wilderness Farm, Lincoln road, three draught horses, dray, harness, agricultural implements, stacks of hay, oat and wheat straw, quantity of oats, barley, and tailing! in sacks, and potatoes in ground, realised fair prices. On Thursday, at the farm of the late Patrick Egan, near Wheatsheaf Hotel, Selwyn road, draught mare, three unbroken draught colts, 25 head cattle, cows, heifers, steers and calves, store pigs, agricultural implements, dairy utensils, household furniture, &c., also realised full rates; the attendance at both the above sales being large. On Friday, at Murphy's farm, Eyreton, near Drain road, Bangiora, attended a sale of horses, oats, wheat, potatoes in ground, agricultural implements, &c., but the attendance being small, very uttle business was done. On Saturday, completed the sale of a quarteracre section, Christchurch, at the comer of Worcester and Montreal streets, near the Domain, for the purpose of erecting thereon a German church.
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COMMERCIAL., Press, Volume XXXVII, Issue 3521, 29 April 1872
COMMERCIAL. Press, Volume XXXVII, Issue 3521, 29 April 1872
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