Nelson Evening Mail, Rōrahi XXXI, Putanga 178, 29 Hōngongoi 1897, Page 4
The followinfr are current prices paid to farmers, f.0.b., Lyttelton. for direct shipmeat from country stations and free of commission, except where otherwise BDecified :— Wheat— Good to prime quality pearl 4s Id to 4s 2d, Tuscan 4s to 4j Id, Hunter's Hi 1 to 4s Id, second quality Wheat about 2d lower. Oats— Prime milling 2s 5-J, pood etout feed 2s 3d to '2s 4d, fair shore feed 2s 2d to 2s 3d, Duns 2s 3d, Danish 2s 3d to 2s 3Jd. Barlcv— Vrime malting 3s 9J to 4a 23, medium do 3s 3d to 3a Gd, feed 2s 3d to 2s sd, Cape 2s 5d- Beans— 2s 9d to 2s lOd. 'Peas— Blue Prussians 4s 3d to 4s 6d, feed varieties 38 3d to 3a 4d. Flour (millers' quotations)— Roller £11 10s. stons tlO. Sharps— 9os. Bran— 9os. Oatmeal £14. Oatsheaf Chaff— 60s at country stations Potatoes— Kidneyn 60s, Early Rose 75s to 80s, Derwenls 4Os at country stations. Onions— £6 15s at country stations Dairy Produce— Cheese 4d to 4».d ; loaf 4d to 5d ; butter, factory lg 3d," do. in boxes lid to Is, dairy 9d to lg, salt, in boxes, 7d to 9d ; bacon 6sd, do. roll 64d to 7d ; hams 7id.