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The amount of revenue collected at the Custom-house on goods cleared to-day for consumption was Customs, L6BB 9s lid; primage, L 6 2s 9d; total, L69412s Bd. MINING NOTES. Our Ophir correspondent wires! “At Green’s reefs the flaming that was damaged by the gale last month has been repaired, add crushing commenced at the battery. The result is anxiously looked forward to.” Mr Beeves, managing director of the Cromwell Gold Mining- Company, Limited, received a telegram this afternoon from Mr Todd, mine

manager, ad.vising that he had lodged with the Colonial Bank, Cromwell, 121oz sdwt of retorted gold, the result of about ICO tons of atono crushed. This stone has beer obtained from a leader close to the battery, and from a part of the old Cromwell Reef between Nos. 1 and 9. shafts. By last advices from the mine the leader was still continuing, and carrying good gold, though small, from Min to Sin ; ami a reef had been met with in sinking close to the battery carrying fair gold, anil was then (28th ult.) about Win wide.


Thera was a large attendance of the trade today at the rooms of B, 0. Reynolds and Co., when the second shipment of new season’s Queensland sugars was submitted to auction, and the whole consignment, with the exception of one line, which was withdrawn, disposed of at the following prices Fine to finest whites, L2O to L2O ss; fine to finest greys, Ll9 7s (id to L 1915 5; one line dingy grey, 1.17. More than one-half of the whole was bought for shipment for Northern ports.

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COMMERCIAL., Issue 8029, 4 October 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Issue 8029, 4 October 1889

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