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GRAIN AND PRODUCE.

The Ohriatohuroh Corn Exchange report for the wet k ending Friday, July srd, is »s follows :— Tho week's transactions m wbeajt; have been particularly meagre, Uu'slde values give no encouragement for speculation, and holders are not oaring to force their pro4uoe upon ao unfavorable a market. Slight chlpments are still going forward to Sydney, ohltfly for completion < f early oontraote entered Into. The only disposition evlnosd by purchasers for Horaa shipment is where the quality is not fire.-oltsa aDd the prioe is low. The oat market has hardened, and It is now more ency to do Dullness at quotations than It waa last week. Local buyers are competing m order to replenish their atoofcs, which a c beoomlng low. Melbourne has a firm market m spite of the large supplies that* went forward last month. Sellers are fitm In tbelr demands for prloes eqaal to our highest quotations; Barley has had » quiet week. Shipments have fallen off awaiting further advice from Viotorla and local requirements are fairly well supplied for the time being. Beans and peas have a fairly good basinets passing. Bye Grass seed remains firm at our prloes as a'so does oooksfoot for reaUy prime heavy seed fit for London. Potatoes have hardened considerably, oaoßed ohiefly by the g«owp-"« having them all m pit and not caring to quote. Shipments to date are small as compared with previous years. Dairy produce remains dull m exporting parcelß, but loo«Hy the retail trade Is fairly brisk. Our quotations for the week are as follows : —

Wheat. —Tusoon, 3s 6d to 33 8d : Pearl, 3a 4d to 3a 6d ; HnnterV 3s 3i to 3e 4d ; whole chiok, 3s ; broken, 2a 8i to as 9j.

Oats — Mil ing, 2s lOd to 2s lid ; short stout feed, 2s 9d to 2s 94d ; medium quality, 2s 7d to 2a Bd.

Baulky.,— Prune malting, 3s 9d to 3s lOd ; medium, 3b to 33 4d ; fead, 2s 8d to 2a 9d,

Beans 33 2d to 3s 31

Peas— blue Prussians (true) 3s 61 to 3s 8d ; feed 3* to 33 Id.

GJbass Heed. — Kye, maohine dressed, 49 3d to 4a 4d ; farmers' lines, Si 4d to 3e 9d. Cocksfoot— Prime heavy, 3d to 3£d ; farmers 1 lines, 2£d to 2^J. Potatoes. Derwentß, 65s at conntry stations.

Taiby Pboduob.— Butter. 7d to 8d ; oheeae, 3£d to 4d. The aDove prices are those paid to farmers for delivery f o.b. Backs extra.

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GRAIN AND PRODUCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2166, 6 July 1889

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GRAIN AND PRODUCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2166, 6 July 1889

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