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Tho following is the Corn Exchange report for the week ending Friday, November Istn, 1888 :— Mark Lane wheat advioes continue reassuring, New Zealand having now roaohed 4<is per quarter. The looal market is well supplied, but at the moment sellers' and buyers' views are rather wide, consequently not muoh business has been transacted during the past week, although several large lines are now ponding; The drought m Australia has brought a Btrong demand for oats, whioh have hardenod considerably during the past fortnight, and largu shipments are being made to Melbourne: Tho weather has been favorable to tho young orops, and from the country districts we hear excellent reports. Wheat.— A few small linoß have ohangod hands, Tuscan still holding the premier position, and is worth 4s Id. Pearl and Hunter's vary aooording to quality from as lid to 4b. Seoond quality and ohiokwhoat is m strong demand, and is hard to obtain at 3s 6d to 3a 8d for whole, and 8s to 3s 2d for good broken. Oats havo a strong demand at 2s 6d for heavy milling, and 2s 4d for good short feed ; second quality are m better favor at 2s Id to 2a 3d. «. - "" Bakley is praotioally out of the market; Rnd the uam,o remark applies to Peas and Beans, Ryegbass is very quiet, only small lines of j machine dressed being plaoed at 2s 6d to 2s 9d. Cocksfoot is quiet, although heavy clean I seed would oommand up to 3Jd. Potatoes have gone up with a Budden jump, and are worth 55s to Jt'3 at country stations ; thero are, however, very few offering. Dairy PnoDWE.— The enquiry from Sydney has had a hardening tendenoy ; and butter prime, can be plaoed at 7d to Bd. The above quotations are paid to farmers for delivery f.o.b. Saoks extra.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1999, 17 November 1888

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CORN EXCHANGE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1999, 17 November 1888