The would be merchants were Ashton, Darren, Willerd and I. Ashton was forced to take the last three cards in round one. Fortunately for him there were two 5's and he garnered 30 points for highest total.
Round 1: Ashton 76, Jerry 66, Darren 60, Willerd 50
Willerd took the 30 points for highest total in round 2. However he had bid 21 to pick up the two 5's and the 10 so his net gain was only 9.
Round 2: Ashton 88, Darren 87, Jerry 78, Willerd 73
Willerd took the 30 points for highest total in round three also while Ashton and Darren tied for second. Despite gathering no
points in the totals I was able to fill the metal commodity and gather the bonus and also finish first in cloth. Darren got the thirty bonus in gold and provide a photo finish.
Round 3: Jerry 123, Darrin 119, Ashton 111, Willerd 95
Ratings Ashton 8, Darrin 8 Willerd 7, Jerry 6