The amount of revenno collected at tho Custom-house on g'lods cleared to-day for consumption was L 1,016 Ms lid. The New Zealand Frozen Meat Company (Auckland) goes into liquidation. Messrs Murray, Roberts, and Co. have received from their London agent, under date 10th in-t., tho following cablegram:—"Wool sales postpoued to 24th September.'' At the recent auction of part of the Rivorslea Estate, at Hastings (Hawko's Bay), a few sales were effected. Many sections have since been bought privately, and Messrs O. B. Hoadley and Co. report the sale of 814 acres for L 28,100 —an average of L 35 per acre. The prices ranged from L 27 to LfiO an acre. MINING NOTES. Our Arrowtown correspondent wires: -"The Morven Ferry Dredging Company, Kawarau River, had their claim granted by the Warden heie yesterday. It was g; anted as originally pegged out, and coveis about one mile in length of tho Kawarau River bed. It is a splendid claim, and the company intend putting on a powerful dredge at the earliest chance." Our Lawrence correspondent wires:—"The Canton quartz reef at Waipori is under offer to a Sydney syndicate, who propose forming a company with a capital of L 15.000. The prospects of the mine continue to improve daily. Professor Black haß been requested to analyse a parcel of the Btone from the reef." [Brokers' reports and announcements may he inserted in this column on specially arranged terms.] RABBITSKIN MARKET. Mes'rs Arthur M'Donald and Co. report as follows for the week ending 11th inst.: The winter collections are arriving very freely, and we are glad to say to a good market. Throughout the week prices havo been firmly maintained, but we see no chance of them going higher in the meantime, and probably when eome of tho orders now in hand are satirfisd there may be a falling off as compared with the present high rates. Spring skins are now an iving, aud sellers would do well not to mix them with tho winters Quotations same as last week. THE LONDON MARKETS. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company havo received the following cablegrams from their London office:—Dated 9rh iustaut:—"New Zea'nnd wheat is woith — average, Jjh 3d per 4981b ; long-herried, 37s per 4901b."—Dated 10th instant: "! here is little demand for frozen mutton. Canterbury mattnn is worth per lb; Wellington is worth 4£d per lb. Beef is firm: forequarters aie worth 34*1 jjo»" lb, hindqiuit-rs arc worth per lb.''
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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8010, 12 September 1889
COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8010, 12 September 1889
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