[rEDTKr’s TELEGRAMS—COPYRIGHT.] The Prodace Markets. Melbourne, Yesterday. The Melbourne manager of the National Mortgage and Agency Company ' of New Zealand, Limited, reports the local produce market as follows: Wheat, per bushel, shipping, 4s gd, with the market void of competition ; barley (malting) firm at 3s gd to 4s; New Zealand oats sluggish; feeding qualities duty paid, 3s gd ; malting ditto, 4s 3d; New Zealand oats, under bond, are weaker, and prices range from 3s 2d to 3s 6d. New Zealand best hams, under bond, steady at and New Zealand bacon at 8d per lb. The Creswick Disaster. Subscriptions for the relief of the widows and orphans of the miners who recently lost their lives at Creswick now amount to Lg.zoo. Shipping News. (Received Dec. 20, Ip.m.) '• Melbourne, To-day. Arrived, this morning—The steamship Manapouri, from the Bluff. Sailed, this morning—The steamship Wairarapa, tor the -Bluff. ' .The “Argus" and the Railway Bill. The - Railway Management Bill was .received, and laid on the table of the ■House, and has'been circulated. It .proposes ; the appointment of a Railway Board, the members ot which shall -be removable by Government, The ‘ Argus to-day pronounces the measure a sham, and declares it an insult to the and demands that it be Htakeh-back and recast. The Wheat Crops. " Adelaide, Yesterday. The accounts to hand of the wheat crop afe less favorable than was anticipated. In some parts of the colony the yield will only be half a bushel to the acre, in others the crop will not be ■.worth harvesting.
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AUSTRALIAN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 823, 20 December 1882
AUSTRALIAN Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 823, 20 December 1882
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