The amount of revenue collected at the Custom-house on goods cloamd for consumption was Customs, L 414 10.1 8d ; primage, LI 10s; total, L 416 0j Bd. There has been a fair amount of business done in the import mwket during the week. Sugars aro firmer with good demand. Finest whites in trade lots bring L2B to L2S 10s; good whites, L 27 to L 27105; and greys, L 26 to L 26 10a. Fruits have been in steady inquiry. Currants arc firm at 'lid; sultana?, skl; elemes up to sjd- Sales of salmon are reported up to lis for Conktail; other brands, ( Js 6d to 103. Half sardines arc worth 8s to 8s 6d, quarters U6d to ss. Fresh herrings, 6s 3d to 6s 6d. Kerosene is in full supply. Current quotation for high test is about Is Bd. Drcescd rico has been sold at L2O and Patna 1-22. Messrs Wright, Stephenson, and Co. report tho sale privately today of the well-known racehorse Silvor Mark to Mr M. E. Monson, of Queenstown, at a good prico; also, the Clydesdale entire colt Protection to Mr James Robertson, of Palmerston, at a satisfactory figure.
MINING SHARE QUOTATIONS,
The following were net prices quoted at tho losing of tho Reefton Mining and Stock Exchange last night : BirYBRB.-Alexandra 4jd, BigKivcr 3sol, Bondieo Is 8d Eleotric Light Is Bd, Fiery Cross H Golden Treasure BdGallant 2s 7d, Globe 2ls 9d Homeward Bound 7i, Wlowood Is MM, Darks 20s, Mount Morgan 2d, Nils ?s 3d, National Od Pandora Qd, Reform M, Specimen Hill 3?, South Wealth 2d, A SBLbKRst-Alcxandra 6 d, Big River Ss lOd Bendlgo 1s 6d, Gallant 2s lOd. Globe <&% Homoward 7s, Happy Valley 6d, Inglewood 2s Id, Resolution ls6d, Devonshire 6}d, Lord Edward 6d, Londonderry 3d, Nils 2* od, National lid, Pandora lid, New Britannia 6d, Reform 6d, Triumph 6d, Weloome (aew issue) 14s.
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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8036, 12 October 1889