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(Per Reuter’s Agency.) Revenue Returns. Melbourne, Jan. 7. The revenue of Victoria for the last quarter amounted to Li,252,000, being an increase of Li 93,000 compared with the corresponding quarter of 1879. The chief increases are :—Customs, 1,59,000; excise,' 1,63,000; public works, 1,67,000. The territorial revenue shows a decrease of Li 5,000. The revenue for the year 1880 amounted to L 4,706,000, being an increase of 1,292,000 on 1879. Commercial. Sydney, Jan. 7. Hennessy’s brandy, case, 365. 6d. ; bulk, quarters, ns. Kerosene, diamond, per gallon, is. kerosene, is. id. ; Patna rice, per ton, L 23 ; Sugar Company’s No. r pieces, per ton, L 35 j New Zealand wheat, per bushel, 4s. id. ; New Zealand oats, per bushel, 2s. ; maize, per 601b5., 2s. Bd. ; tobacco, raven twist, per lb., is. candles, O. R.O.’s, Bj^d. Recovering, Bishop Barker, who had a severe attack of paralysis, is steadily recovering. ProroguedAdelaide, Jan. 71 he South Australian Parliament has been prorogued. The Year’s Exports. The exports of the colony for the past year show an increase of Li, 000,000. Breadstuffs. Adelaide, To-day. Wheat, 4s. 4d., with good demand. Town flour, Lio 10s. to Lio 12s. 6d. ; country brands, L 9 ss. to L 9 7s. 6d. Freights to United Kingdom from Adelaide, 495. 6d.; from out ports, 50s.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 237, 8 January 1881

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AUSTRALIAN Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 237, 8 January 1881