COMMERCIAL. Evening Post Office Saturday Afternoon
Evening Post, Volume XLIV, Issue 2, 2 July 1892, Page 2
COMMERCIAL. Evening Post Office Saturday A fternoon
The Customs duties collected at tlie port of Wellington for the week endiu^ to-day amounted to JEG7I9 13b sd. Beer, £114 3s 3d GKonOE Thokas fc Co. report wholesale produce prices as follows : — Thero l? everj indication of a slight upward moremeut in oats, especially for the better class qualities ; prime -ihort Canadians are fully worth 2q per bushel, while lonfr and good feed command Ik lOd to Is lid. Oatmeal remains unaltered at £10 10s per ton. There are so iu»r.y different samples of oateu sheaf chaff offering that b is difficult to quote a fair average value ; prices rule from 65s to 80s per ton. A good demand exists for baled straw at GOr per ton. Boiler flour has no change in ralue, although we hear rumours of a prosnectWe decline in the near futnre ; we qnote £11 to Cll 2s Gel. aud £10 for stone process. Bran, 80s ; polliird, 90s ; whole fowli* wheat, 2a lOd to 3s : wheatmeal (roller) £10 10s; a good demand is springing- up for maize, 'which is readily disposed of at Sa 6d to 2s 9d per Irashel ; teed bnrloy, however, hns little or no enquiry, and nominally worth 2»8d; blue peas, 3s 9d ; beans, 3s fld s prime Derwont potatoes aro fully •worth 43s ; samples from second-rate districts are value at 409 per ton j plenty of ouious may be obtained at 60s ; there is as yet no demand for grass seeds ; a few lines of sotil potatoes .ire changing hands at £1 to £1 10 a per tan j eggs are much uejclected, aud limed or preserveft are worth Is to Is Id, while fresh only command Is3dperdoz j fresh Imtter of ftood qnality is worth Is to li Id ; second jtato lots, 8d to 9d ; salt butter (prime), lCd t any other description can ouly bo utilised for pastry purpose! at 7d to 8d per lb ; bums and bacou, factory cure, Bid ; rolls, 6d 1 houoy, 4d to 4Jd per lb in 101b and sfilb tins, andsd for 21b tins ; cheese of prime quality is worth 4}d to 5d jierlb ; fung-ui 2a. Larfre arrivals of Syduey fruits are to be noted, which rule at low prices ; Hobart apples aud jreers, arriving to-day, come to a fair market, althoneb not a payable one. Poultry is improv. Imr in demand, nud fowls are worth -Js 9d ; ducks, 33 9d to 4s ; geese. 5a ; aud turkeys, 6s to 6s 6dper jmir Alessrt Edward* A M'Beath report for wages (his week as follovs :— Married couples, £70 to J£9O ; carpenters, 10s $ bricklayers, 12s ; blacksmiths, 9s to 10s ; painters and glaziers, 10s; plumbeis aud gasfltters, -9s to 10s ; »toremon, 42a to 60s; draymen, 42s to 50b; coachmen, 30s to 355 ; grooms, 25» to 355 ; gardeiu-rs, 6s to 8s ; farm hands, 15s to 255 ; milkmen, 25s to 275; tot*) men, 20a to 40* : barmaids, 25s to 30s; waitresses, 15s to 20e ; cooks, 25s tn 40s ; female <ln, 25n to 35s ; housemaids. 12s to 20s ; fteneral oprvants, 10<t to 14a ; nnrsegirla and Iwvs, 7s to 15s. There is still a good demand for men for hush and vroad work SHARE MARKET Saturday, 2nd July, 10.30 a.m. The undermentioned fiharebrokera report on tlio share market as follows-.— Last
WEATHER FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 9 A.M. TO-DAY. Wjsd — Between north and e.i9t ami 3outh-east at oil places Baliomrtkp. — Further full at nil places north-raard of Blenheim aud Wostport; full elsemhere withiif J2 hours Sba— Heavy on eastern coaat nortliward of East Cape, and po western coast after 16 kcran Warningtf /or eauterly gales and raiu after from 10 to 20 houM have been sent to all places north, ward of Lyttelton and Hokitika, and for frott to *U southern Btataoos B. A. EDWIN.
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