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Tho amount of revenue collected at the Oustom-house on goods cleared to-d»y for consumption was : Customs L 745 Is 3J, primage L2l 7s Sd ; total, L 706 8s lid. It i 3 estimated tint there is still L 150.000 worth of unsold produce in the town and district of Oamaru waiting for a market. Thefirstconsignmentof coal from tho Westport Ngakawau Coal Company's mine has reached Westport. There aro twenty tons in bags, and the sample will be forwarded to Tort Fine as a specimen of the material available for coking purpose?. Tho coal output from the Westport Coal Company's mine is temporarily suspended owing to lepairs to the machinery. We are glad to learn that the Dunedin Amateur Ground Company have received sufficent applications for shares to enable them to acquite tho propeity, subject'to tho existing mortgage. We hope that lovers of athletics and outdoor tp-rts generally wilt come to the aid of the promoter*, and enable them to take over the property free of debt. In that even*, the projected improvements will not be long delayed. [Brokers? reports and announcements nun/ le inserted in this column on special!;/ arraiif/ed Unas.] RABBITSKIN MAFKET. Mears Arthur M'Donald and Co. repoit as follows for the week ending Wednesday, 21st inst. : - We decline to pursue a paper warfare with Mr Canning, bat would remind him that we are not in the habit of making misstatements. We confirm our purchase of all Messrs Brewer end Trembith's skins, and if this is untrue lot them say so through the medium of the Press, and we * ill publish all correspondence in connection with such purchase. We have appointed Messrs W. fi. Andirson and Co. our solo agents in Gore until further notice. Very largo supplies have reached this market during the p»st week, including some exceptionally fine does, for which we paid extreme rate*. Tho market is very firm at lCd for p.imeevcn lots of winter greys; 9d to lid for winter colored ; about lOd for autnmns (clear backs); 121 for socmd winters; ftd to 7d for summer backs: 3d for tuckers. Horsehair, Is per lb. All prices net cash.

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COMMERCIAL., Issue 7992, 22 August 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Issue 7992, 22 August 1889

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