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The omount of revenue collected at the Custom-house on goods cleared to-day for consumption was L 1,148 17s Bd. Tho Westport coal companies exported 3,637 tons last week.

Mr Vmbling has received tho appointment of manager of the Bank of New Zealand in Christchurch, Mr J. V, Eagles, who has for some time past been acting-manager here, has been promoted to tho assistant-managership of the bank in Sydney.—‘Press.’ Messrs Reid, Maolean, and Co. to-day offered at auction, at the Central Auction Mart, High street, tho farm known as the Abbotsford E.tate, lately ; n tho occupation of Mr James Shand. In offering the property, Mr L. Maclean spoke of it ns second to none in the South Island for the production of grain, root crops, and stock. The farm comprises 1,198 acres. The property was put up at tho amount of tho first mortgage, L 24.000, and the bidding went on bv hundreds up to L2G.250, at which price Mr W, L Sirop=on was declared tho purchaser as agent for Mr W. Patrick. This sale does not include the implements and stock. MINING NOTES. The following are the Reef ton battery returns for the past week: Keep-it-Dark, 2400z of amalgam from 180 tons; Globe, 161oz of amalgam from 190 tons; Progress. 180oz of amalgam for five and a-half days ; Inkerman, 140oz of amalgam from 60 tons. THE AUSTRALIAN MARKETS. Sydney, August 13. — Wheat: New Zealand milling, 4s to 4s 3d; Californian, 4s 7d : South Australian, 5s to 5s 3d. Flour: New Zealand stone, L9l6s to L1010s; roller, Llolss to Lll ss. Oats: Machine seed kinds, 3s 3d; feed, 2s 9d to 3s Id. Maize. 3s Id, Barley: Cape, 3s to 3s 2d i dull. Bran, 9Jd to 9Jd. Pollard, BJd. Chaff : New Zealand oaten, L 5 12s 0d to L 6. Potatoes, L 4 5.» 6d to L 5 7s 6d. Onions (limited supplies), L 59 to L3O. Butter: Local dairy, Is 4dtols6d; factory mado,lsCdtols9d. Cheese: Local, 6d to 7Jd; New Zealand, 6d to 7Jd. Bacon : Local, hand-cured, 6d to 7M ; machine-cured, 5d to (id ; New Zealand, 9d to 9id. Hams, Is. “MELBODfINE. Angust 13.—Wheat, quiet, .is fid. Flour: Stone-made, Lll 10s; roller-made, Ll2. Oats: Stout, 4s Id. Ma’ze, 4i 2d. Adelaide, August IS. Wheat, _4s lOd. Oats: New Zealand, 3s fid to 3s Sd (in bond). Barley, 4s 9J to ss; Capo, 3s 3d to 3s 6d.

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COMMERCIAL., Issue 7989, 19 August 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Issue 7989, 19 August 1889

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