Permanent link to this item
COMMERCIAL., Issue 7905, 13 May 1889
amount of revenue collected at the Custom-house on poods cleared to-day for oonsumption was 14,12412 a lOd,
The directors of the National Insurance Company announce an interim dividend for the halfyear at the rate of 10 per cent.
NEW INSOLVENT. Among the list of insolvencies filed at Christchurch last week is that of Robert Henry Donnolly. proprietor of the Palace Skating Rinks ut Dunedin and Christchurch. His statement shows the amount due to unsecured creditors to be L?, 046 4s B<l, and the assets L4O, leaving a deficiency of L 2.006 4s Bd. The unsecured creditors in Dunedin are:—Clark and Thompson, L 4 lis 10<1; ' Evening Herald,' Ll2 9j Gd ; Corrigan. L 10: ' Daily Times,' Ll9 7s; Batbgite, L 3 13s fid; Stanford and Milne, 1.20; D. Scott, L2 15s; M'i3. Wright, L 5; Caxton Printing Co., L4O 16s 0.1; Evening S-'tau, L 5 14h; Engineers' Band, L 42 ; Crawford and Watson, L 175 ; N. Wales, 1.10. The secured creditors are:—Bank of Australasia (security valued as a going concern about equal to dtbt), L3,3Q">; Henry Benjamin (security va'ued as a going concern about equal to
LONDON RABBITSKIN MARKET. Messrs Arthur M'Donald and Co. are in receipt of the following cable from their London agents, dated ICth inst.: - " There was a good attendance of buyers at the rabbitsk : n auctions to-day, but competition lacked spirit, and prices were 2d per lb lower as compared with previous sales. The decline is attr'butable to large stocks held in manufacturers' hands. The offerings consisted for the mo-t part of medium and infe ior descriptions, which showed the greatest decline. Very few selected New Zealand winters were offered." Messrs Remshardt and Co. are in receipt of the following from their London h'use :-" At the sales to-day the prices showed a decline of 1 to 2d per lb for all clasres of rabbibkins. The bidding lacked animation, consequent upon stocks of felting wools and felt being larger than required for the demand. Most of the lines offered consisted of inferior and low season, and the declino was more marked in these than ia other descriptions."
THE MARKETS. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Azency Company, L'mited, have received the following telegram from their London office, dated 10th inst.:—" Tallow : Market better. Good mutton is worth 25s fid and good beef 24s 0d per owt. —Rabbitskins : Medium descriptions have declined Id and infeiior Ud per lb since Is st report."
COMMERCIAL., Issue 7905, 13 May 1889
Allied Press Ltd is the copyright owner for the Evening Star. You can reproduce in-copyright material from this newspaper for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons New Zealand BY-NC-SA licence. This newspaper is not available for commercial use without the consent of Allied Press Ltd. For advice on reproduction of out-of-copyright material from this newspaper, please refer to the Copyright guide.
Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.
These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.
Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.
Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.
Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.
Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.
Print, save, zoom in and more.
If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.
The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.