[per reuter’s agency.] The Manapouri. Melbourne, Yesterday. The Union Company’s steamship Manapouri will be open for exhibition to the public to-night A charge of one shilling admission will be made* and the proceeds given to Melbourne charitable institutions. Tea. Advices to hand from Foochow state that the export of tea to date amounts to nine million pounds. Fait, to good common qualities are firm at rather higher prices ; fair qualities are now taels higher than at the opening of the season. Produce. Malting barley is dull at 5s id to 5s 3d. The wheat market is active, and shipping wheat is now quoted at 6s 3d to 6s 4j^d; New Zealand oats are quiet at 4s to 4s 2d for feeding, and 4s 3d to 4s 4d for milling sorts. Getting Anxious. The marine insurance companies here are now charging 5 per cent, premium for war risk on vsssels. Railway Extension. Sydney* Yesterday. The railway extension between Gunnedah and Boggabri, in the north of the colony, has been opened by Sir John Robertson, Acting-Premier. Stud Sheep. At Messrs Mort and Co.’s sale of stud sheep yesterday 258 were sold, and realised an aggregate of L. 7,268.
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 687, 13 July 1882
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 687, 13 July 1882
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