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The amount of revenue collected at the Custom-house on goods cleared to-di»y for consumption was L 417 6s 4d. Business has not been brisk in the import market during the week. For scgar there is a steady demand ; snowdrops in trade parcels briDg L2B to L2B 10s. The Whampoa, with theftrstdirectshipmentof uewseason tea. a'rivod yesterday; and no doubt next week business will be done, as some qualities were getting low i.u Btock. In dried fmits sultanas meet with a&iice. We quote 6Jd to s|d, with firm market; currants move at 4£d; elemes, sd, Dressed rice is firmer, and sales are reported at a considerable advanoe on ratos lately ruling; Fatna brings, in small lots. Ll6 in bond. Kerosene is slow, at Is 8d for 150 test. Coarse castor oil has run very bare, and 3a 7d is wanted. Baw and boiled linseed is worth 3s Id and 3s 3d. MINING NOTES. Mesne J. and W. Gage report receipt of telegram from Reefton giving the return from the Scotia Company 6270z amalgam, yielding 201 os retorted gold fiom top plates only; five and a-half days' crushing. PROPERTY SALE. Jamea Whyte. Rattray street, reports the eale of Mrs Spence's quarter-acre section, Maitland street, Dunedin, with buildings, for L 590; also section and 5-roomed cottage, Mornington, for the sum of L2OO. The Perpetual Tru«tees, Estate, and Agency Compmy of New Zealand. Limited, report the >ale by auction of the following properties: Sections 24 and 25, Holyrood, L2O; sections 57, f>B, f>9, Holyrood. L 27; allotment 5 of subdivision of pwfc of block C, Forbury, Ll6 10s; allotments 39 and 40. Broughton. with threeroomed cottage. L 11 2; allotment 66, Fitzroy J Estate, with cottage, L 122. I

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8006, 7 September 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8006, 7 September 1889