•_" The amount of revenue collected at the Customhouse on rood* cleared for consumption tb-dav was £S2sl4slld. . ■ Westport last week exported 6,970 tons of coal, and Greymouth 2,155 tons. ■ , GRAIN ANDPRODUCE REPORT. . Messrs Donald Reid and Co. report that prices
rpled as under at theirauction sale to-day : . Oats.—We submitted a catalogue of fair to good feed, which met with steady competition, and was cleared at Is lid to Is Hid, per bushel. There is" n»- change to report in last week's quotations. Seed hne3, 2s 2d to 2s 6d; prime milling, 2s Id to 2s 3d; good to.Aest feed, Is lid to 2s; medium, Is 9id to Is 10id per bushel (sacks extra). Wheat.—We offered fowl wheat of various grades, winch sold at 3s to 3s 8d per bushel (sacks in).
Potatoes.—Our catalogue was composed chiefly of Southern Derwents, which were quitted at £2 5s to £2 10s per ton. Prime Oamaru Derwents are inquired for, and worth £2 15s to £2 17s 6d per ton.
Chaff.—We offered about 40 tons; mostly good to prime. Best lots niet stood competition and sold at £3lss to £3l7s 6d (extra prime to £4); medium, £3 5s to £3los ; straw chaff, 30s per ton (bags extra).
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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 10424, 20 September 1897
COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 10424, 20 September 1897
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