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COMMERCIAL.

The amount of revenue collected at the Oustom-house on goods cleared to-day for consumption was L 277 19s Bd. Business has continued very quiet during the week, £ur{Ais are cwier. For tea there in i_ot much inouiry. Sales are pissing in currants at 4|.l to 4id pev lb; sultanas, 5,pl to 5Jj 1; eleme», 5d to P.]d. An average trade has been dono_ in high-test kerosene; li 9i is lowest quotation for small lots Coarse castor oil is selling up to 3s 6d; raw and boiled oil, 3s Id and 3s 31 Patna rice has advanced to Ll6, in bond. THE LONDON MARKET?. The National Mortgage Company have received the followig cablegram from their London office, dated July 20:—" Wheat: Pre sent value in London for New Zealand wheat (per 4901b) U 25.) to SDs; value, c.f.i. (per4Bolb), 34:.'. I'roßpects of the Kr.glish harvest is doubtfu 1 , Weather very unsettled. Bears, 38s. New Zealand mutton is valued at 3s 5J per ttvne." MINING NOTF. Messrs J. an i W. Cage report returns for the week :-Ker pit-Dark. ClO-z ama'gam; Globe, 728 z a-mvUarr. (including hexes). Tho 'Tunpoka Times' knows of a Taiori man who las cleired Ll,loo by trafficking in Nen tiiorn share.--; an! that Messis Ptcwart and Gore have refused LBOO for their <|uai tz claim at Long Gully, Waitahuna, | Fkoji Ouk Own Cobresi'osuekt | Auhowtows, July 27.—Capital returns are reported from Pew Hoy's claim at Arthur Point Beach. Another 50cz of gold hive been obtained. KxceUont pronpects have been found in the botirg-rod holes above Arthur Point bridge. The whole of the river bed here bas now been tak'n up for d-edgimr and iiy.i>au"c purposes, aLd rep esen'B a goldfield of sixty miles in length. Great coufUenco in the district prevails.

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7970, 27 July 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7970, 27 July 1889

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