HIGH COMMISSIONER'S CABLE." (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) WELLINGTON, this day. Following is the High ■Commissioner'f cable, dated 13th inst:— Mutton.—The market is depressed, then being scarcely any demand, while supplier are Increasing. Canterbury; which is offec ing iv moderate quantities, is quoted ai 3gd; North Island, 3d; Australian, 2Jd. Lamb.—The market is very dull, the weather lately having been unfavourable t» the sale lnmb. This season's Canterbury lamb is quoted at 5Jd; other than Canter* bury, 4£d: Australian, 3*d. The large supply of home-killed mutton affects tar market. Beef.—The market Is steady. New Zeai land beef being pushed for sale. F6re quarters are quoted at 3}d; hindquarters i» moderate demand at 24d, Butter. —The market is quiet, wJth smali business doing, some holders forcing sales. The demand is chiefly for high grade un< salted butter. Choicest New Zealand brands are quoted at 106/; Danish,' 115/1 Australian, 103/; Siberian, 103/; Argentina 105/.
Cheese. —The market remains firm, coloured makes being quoted at 64/. whitt mukes 60/.
Hemp.—The market closes weak, with t lower tendency In prices. Current quota 'tlons: Good fair "grade, on spot, £23 IOA fair grade, on spot, £21 15/; fair currenv Manila, on spot, £23; April-Jnne ship, nients. good fair grade £23 5/, fair gradt £21 10/. fair current Manila £22. Last week's Manila output amounted to 23,00Cbales.
Wool. —The market is firm, with an up. ward tendency. Bradford tops are quoted: 36's low crossbreds, lljd; 40's, low crossbreds, 1/OJ; 44's, medium crossbred, lUd; 50"s, half-breds, 1/5; 56'5,----quarter-breds, 1/7; 6O's. merinos, 2/,
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