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CORN EXCHANGE.

The following is the Corn Exchange r3portforthe week ending Friday, November 2nd, 1688 :— The English cables received during the past two days fiad the English prices on about the (live level at which thoy were when the interruption occurred, and looslly prices are unaltered, although we are cognisant of large parcels having changed hands among merchants at very satisfactory prices. Second quality is m good demand for shipment. Oats have a steady enquiry from Australia, but prices do not improve. Potatoes have revived m sympathy with the Sydney advices whloh are quoted at 70s. Freeh butter has been offorlog so very freely that storekeepers have been obliged to reduce their price to such a low figure as to make it Imperative on producers to commence potting. The young crops have looked all that could be desired until tbe strong north-west winds set In, and If they had continued It would have had a moat damaging effect. At the time of wrlticg, however, south-west weather htis Bet Id, and it Is to be hoped tbat we shall have a welcome rain. Wheat la m strong demand ai for prime tnroan, 3a lOd to 3i lid : pearl, 3) 10d ; hunters, 3a 9d ; whole ohioken wheat varies from 33 2d te 3a..4d, and broken wheat from 2a 91 to 3s. Oats — Milling quiet, 2a 3d ; short feed, 2s Id to 2s 2J ; other kin dp, 2s. Bariby, 4a to 4s 3d for prime malting ; and 2a for feed with little business trans* pWng. Grass Seed— Nominally, 2a 91 to 3s; for mr chine dressed, 2s to 2a 2d, for farmers parcels, Potatoes, 40s at oountry stations. Dairy Produce— Butter quiet at 6d to 7d ; cheese, good erqutiy at 4d to sd. The above prices are those paid to farmers for delivery f.0.b., sacks extra

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1987, 3 November 1888

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CORN EXCHANGE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1987, 3 November 1888

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