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COMMERCIAL.

The amount of revenue collected at the Cnatom-bonse on goods cleared to-day for eonsumption was L 748 19s 9d.

Business during the week in the import market has continued quiet. For sugar there is steady demand at last week’s quotations. Kerosene (150 test) has been placed in parcels at Is Bsd, Fruits are very slow. Currants bring 4£d to 4|d, according to sample; sultanas, 5Jd to 6sd; elemes, 5Jd, Salmon is in more inquiry; good brands fetch 10s to 10s 6d. Patna rice has improved in price, and Ll4 16s (in bond) is the lowest quotation. A few parcels of raw and boiled ml were bought up at full rates in the early part of the week. Turpentine brings 3? lOd to 4s ; coarse castor oil, 3s 3d to 3s 4d. Owing to reduced stocks, Colman’s ilb mustard, starch, and Maid milk are being sold at an advance on usual rates, Wright. Stephenson, and Co., in conjunction with William Quin, report tho sale, on account of Mr Joseph Clarke, of sections 15 and 16 and part of sections 4 and 5, block 13, Crookston district, to Mr John Edie. at L 3 per aere. I Messrs Dalgety and Co. have received the following cablegram from their Melbourne branch, -dated yesterday: “New Zealand milling oats: Considerable quantities are offered but demand is dull, 4s 2d. Netv Zealand Chevalier barley: Good demand for good qualities; superior neglected.” Gray and Aldrich, millers and grain merchants at Oamaru, filed a declaration in bankruptcy to-day.

THE LONDON MARKETS. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company have received the following cablegram from their London office, dated yesterday Wheat and {Hour market; The weather is unsettled, and the market is unsteady and fluctuating. New Zealand wheat has advanced dd per 4961b since last report. Off coast (f.a.q., c.i.f.) has advanced Is per 4801b since last repoit, but market weaker now.—Tallow; Market easier.—Frozen meat: Market easier; Canterbury mutton is worth 6|d per lb, Wellington 5Jd, Beef: Market quiet; hindquarters are worth 4|d, forequarters 3d.” MINING NOTK3. A telegram was received in town to-day stating that the Scotia Gold Mining Company (Keefton) have now everything in readiness, and purpose starting crushing on Sunday night, Messrs J. and W. Gage report receipt of telegram from Reofton announcing the weekly returns as follows:—From the Keep-it-Dark Company, 4120z amalgam from 185 tons; from the Globe Company, 2500z amalgam from 190 tone. The Waipapapa Dredging Company last week obtained 48oz of amalgam from about 1,800 tons of sand.

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7958, 13 July 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7958, 13 July 1889

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