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COMMERCIAL.

The amount of revenue oolleoted at the 13afetom-house on goods cleoroi to-day for consumption was—Customs. L 914 19* lid; primage, L4"> 6s; total, 1960 5s lid. Business in the import market has show; some activity during the week. Sugars have been in good inquiry, and as stock is running down prices continue very firm. Currerjfc •quotation for China is L2B toL2810s; goo.l Mauritius, 127 Queensland greys and white?, L2?> to L 27; yellows are out of the market at the moment. For tea there is more demand, and sales of medium half-chests and boxes have been carried through. Kerosene is in very full supply with weak market. Fruits meet with notic. Currants range from 4Jd to 4Jd; sultanas, 5Jd to s|d; elemes, 5d to s§d. In fish the only line inquired for has been quarter satdines, the stock of which is found tn ha low. Dressed rice is selling at L2l and Patna L 22. The market is bare of D.S.F. mustard (Jib), Maid milk, and Keillers marmalade. Prices of these lines In consequence have slightly advanced. Coarse castor oil was bought up for export in the early part of the week from 3s 4d to 3s sd, but holders now want 3s 9d. Raw and boiled oil is worth 3a Id and Si 2d ; colza, 3s 9d. The inquiry for woolpaoks is limited; 2s 2d is quotation for small parcels.

MINING NOTES,

Mr Walter Hislop, secretary of tho Eureka Quartz Mining Company, Limited, Nenthorn, has received a message from the mine manager stating that some good stone has been met with in breaking down the reef in the stopes, In this issue appears the prospectus of th« Pe Bullion Gold Mining Company, Limited. U> hp. registered under the Companies Act, 188?, with a capital of LIO.OOO divided into 20.000 «hares of 10.* each, of which 6 800 fully paid-up slnres will be retained by the vendors in payment for the properly, and the balance ate offered to the public. The claim is forty acres in the BfnCfr district, situated on the east bank of the Molyneux, and within a mile of the Is'acd Block Company's claim; a valuable watpr right ia included in the property. Mr C. C. Rawlins will be managing director and consulting engineer, and Mr John Mouat solicitor. Th" Fair Maid Gold Mining Company, Westport, report that 940z0f amalgam were obtained from tbe tables for fifty-eight hours' sluicing last week, the claim showing very good pros. J jpects for future work,

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8054, 2 November 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8054, 2 November 1889

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