The amount of revenue collectod at tho Oustcm-bouse on foods cleared to-day for consumption was L 798 8s od. Mr J. G. Robertson, of Lawrence, has purchased the Hpylaw Estate of 2,000 acres at a satisfactory figure. Our Wellington correspondent wires: - .New Zealand flax is evidently fal ing irf prico at Home. A private cablegram received here states that it is now quoted at L2is nominal in London." Messrs Dalgety and Co.'s Melbourne brancn wires as follows under to-day's date:-" New Zealand milling oats: Supplies are enormous and still increasing, 4s. New Zealand chevalier barley: Market without animation ; quotations nominal, 5s Cd. Urass seeds: Market du'l; holders disposed to make concessions."
PROPERTY SALE. Mr Jamr-s Whyte, Rattray strcot, reports tho sa'e of Mr W. Meade's property (section 10, block 10, South Dune din) at a satisfactory price.
THE LABOR MARKET. Mr Skene reports-Farm, dairy, arc! station people are in Mr demand, and (spring prospects aro good. Wages keep steady.
An Invercnrgill telegram Bays that two samples of alluvial tin ore from Tucker's claim were Hcnt to Tasmania for analysis and a reply boen received by cable s'ating that they contain (ill pf-r cent, of tin. . Messrs J. and W. Gigo report receipt of telegram from Keefton announcing that tho return for the week from tho Olobo Company was 2(560z of amalgam from 185 tons of atone.
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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7946, 29 June 1889
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