Messrs Dalgety and Co.. Ltd.. have received the following cable from their London office, under date 18th Lnst:—■'Since our Inst wire, merino combing skins Jd higher! sheepskins In general, and clothins skins, are jd lower." HIDES AND SKINS. Messrs Dalgety and Co., Limited, report having held their usual weekly sale of hides, skins, tallow, etc., on Tuesday, 16Ui lust., as uiicler:— Hides.—Market firm. We quote: Extra stout ox, up to 7}d; stout. Bid to 7d: medium, 6d to <si<l; light, 3Jd to 5 7-Sd: cow, best lines, ojd to s}d; good lines, oid to 3 3-Sd; inferior. 4jd to sd; stags', 3id to 4d; tips, 33d to s*d: calf, od to 5Jd; damaged hides, 3d to -tid. Horsehair, 1/2 to 1/3 per lb. butchers', large, to 5/tS; medium, 3/6 to 4/3; small, 2/6 to 3/; lambs and sheep pelts, 2/8 to 3,2; Inferior, 1/6 to 1/9. T.illow. —Best mixed, up to 25/6; good, 22/6 to 23/6; Inferior, 17/6 to 20/. Rough fit, lid to 1 5-Sd per lb. Tow talis", 1/8 per dozen. Horse hair, 1/2 to 1/3 per lb. Bones, ±4 17/6 per ton. WHEAT AND LEAD. 11.20 a.m.) LONDON, March 18. An Australian cargo of wheat has been sold at 39/6. Lead, £13 5/.
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