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COMMERCIAL.

The amount of revenue collected at the Customhouse on eoorla cleared to-d*y for convnmmicm wus L 1,083 Is Od.

There is, we believe, a great scarcity of t'cneral servants just now. Room could he found for about twenty young women at wages tunning f.om LlO to L3G per annum. It is stated in commercial circles that Mews Prost.irs, .Tones', and Co., whole.alo merchants, of this City, have called a private meetirg of their creditors.

Meß»ri Avthur M'Donald and Co. report htvios to-day purchased from Mr W. <" atfleld 80 bales slips wool, comprising G bales super half-bred, 10 bales first balf-breJ, 16 bales fin-r, crosß-brod, 20 bales Lincoln. 16 bales second cross-bred, 2 bales second half-bred, 2 balos second merino, 5 bales first merino, and 2 bales first lambs, at lid per lb round; and that they have an outlet for a considerable quantity at similar pi ices. A meeting of tho creditors of Margaret Dick, boarding-house keeper, of Port Chalmers, wa? he'd yesterday. Tho liabilities were stated at Ll4B 10s 2d, and the as?eU (including furniture and clothing) L 75. It was decided to grant tho bankrupt her furniture, and to recommend her discharge. Both motions were opposed by Mr Watson (J. Watson ar.d Co.), who was not satisfied with the alleged causes of insolvency, and thought that tho bankrupt had been living extravagantly. THE MARKETS. Messrs D»lgety and 00. have received the fo!Iow ! ng cablegram from their Melbourne branch, dated sth Jane : milling oat« sold in public sale at an average price of 4* .'id." [By Telkgbapii ] Sydney. June G.—Tho Byrnkilod'g cargo of wheat from California, now due, is under offer, but selleri ask 4i7M.

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7926, 6 June 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7926, 6 June 1889

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