The amount of revenue collected at the Custom-house on goods cleared to-day for consumption was L 1,834 13s 10(1. In noting the transference of Mr Andrew F, Maokay from the management of the Bank of New Zealand at Invercargill to another sphere, the Southland ‘ Times ’ says that while lie was in charge there he secured for himself the general esteem and favor of the community. Colonial Sugar Refining Company, Limited (Auckland),, have made a considerable reduction in their quotations. Price's are advertised,
1 THE LABOR MARKET. Mr Skene ivporta :— Wages: Blacksmiths, 2 'IB to 30s; station conks, 20s to 255; gardeners, 255; grooms, 15s to 20s; storehand". 15t to2os; couples, L6sto L 75; ploughmen, Its (id to /Os; laborers, 15s; shepherds, Lso to LOO ; milkers, 10-, 12s, to 15s; boys, 5s to 10s. THE LONDON MARKETS. The National Mortgage Company have cable advice from London, dated 13th August, as follows; “Prospects English wheat marlet doubtful; foreign arrivals heavy; no change in prices. Value New Zealand mutton in London, 3s 4d perS.b,” The following cablegram was received to-day from Means Ne.hon Bros , Limited (London); —“ Mutton ; Market firm ; best quality, Beef: Hinds, 41d ; fores, 3,};1.”
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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7990, 20 August 1889
COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7990, 20 August 1889
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