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The amount of revenue oolleotod at. the Custom-house on foods cleared to-day for consumption was LI, 621 Oa Id. For the month of June the Customs duties amounted to L 22.054 17s 7d, the beer dutyfto L 829 4s 9d, tho gold duty to L 928 Is, and the primage to LOl9 8s 4d. For the quarter ending on Saturday tho returns were: Customs, L 78.388 18s 6d; beer, L 2.883 2a lid; gold, L 1.584 6s; primage, L 2.548 7s Bd. During the corresponding quarter of last year tho Oustomß duties totalled L 77,044 Os Id; +ha beer du'y. L3,2521054d; the gold duty, L 1.929 15s 9d; the primage (one month only), Lbsb' 7s 4d. The stock of Mossrs E. D. Olarkson and Sons, soft goods merchants, DowliDg street, has been purchased by Messrs Duthio Bros.

STATISTICAL* Returns of the Customs revenue fir Juno are pracucally complete only the port of Tauranga (which is inconsiderable) being yet to come. The amount colleote) is L 98,415, as ajrainst L 79.402 in June, 1888, and L 110.062 last month. The chief p->rts contributed in the following proportions:—Auckland, L 19.349; Wellington, L 19.576; Lyttelton, L 19.016; Dunedin, L 22.568. The total beer duty waß L 3.378, n gainst L 4.147 last month, aid L 4.185 in June, 188 i.

THE LONDON MARKETS. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency have received cable advice, under date the 28th ult.:—" Tillow 1b dull of sale. Good mutton tallow Is worth 27s per owt; quotations nominal. Good bee! tallow is worth 25s 3d per cwt. The frozen mutton market is firm. Canterbury mutton is worth Cgd per lb; Wellington mutton is worth 6£d per lb, The lamb market is firm. Canterbury lamb is worth BJd per lb. The beef market is sluggish. Fore quarters are worth 3&d per lb, hind-quarters are worth 4d per lb." MINING NOTES. The Kcofton returns for the past week wcro: —Globe, 2660z of amalgam from 185 ts-ns ; Kcep-it-Dark, 4310z of amalgam from 180 tons; Inglewood, 770z of amalgam from 60 tons.

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COMMERCIAL., Issue 7947, 1 July 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Issue 7947, 1 July 1889

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