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The amount of revenue collected at the Onatoin-houso on goods cleared to-d«y for conKmrtion wan L5!3 4d. Business durtog the week in the import mwket has been quiet. This dulnesi may to a certain extent be attributed to the attention of the trade being directed to tho sde of goods in Mrsßrß Prootor, Jones, and Co.'s estate, which w»is c-ntinued from Wednesday to F.l'ay. Sugar ha? only been moving in trade lots. The Jasper, from Mauritius, anived jotterday, and we notico ths cireo is adverti-ed for s-alo by anc ioncn Monday. To s are in virj limited : inquiry. In dried fruits, sultanas have hsd more bnßiness. We quote 5Jd to Bid ; cur- | rants, 4J.1 to 4sd; elemcn, sd. Fi°h is without attention. An averign trade ha-t been carried through in spirits and For kerosone, la 8d t>li9d is pa'd for high test. Colza oil has been sold at 3a 8d ; coarse castor, 3s 6d ; raw and boiled, 33 Id and 83 3d. MINIISO NOTES. Me33rß J. and W. Gage report the receipt of a telegram from Reefton giving the following r 1 turns for the week: Koop-it-Dark Company, MOoz of amalgam from 180 tons; Globe Co upany, 161oz of amalgam from 191 tons. There was sent to Nelson yesterday from the Collingwood goldfleld 418oz of gold, of which 160oz were from the Johnston United mine. Another boom is on at Reefton to-day, Nil Desperandums being the favored stock. Shares have risen from 2s 9d yesterday to 7s 3d to-day, in consequence of the reported striking of a rich block of stone in the mine.

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7988, 17 August 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7988, 17 August 1889