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COMMERCIAL.

The amount of revenue collected at the Custom“oUS jg° gj’ c^earfi d for consumption to-day

MINING NOTES. Reefton mining returns for the week:—Keep-'t-llark, 210oz amalgam from 190 tons (clean up). Mr Thomas Callender reports 30oz sdwt 4gr retorted gold from the Sew Hoy Big Beach Gold Mining Company. GRAIN AND PRODUCE REPORT. Messrs Donald Reid and Co. report that prices ruled as under at their auction sale to-day:— Oats.—We offered medium to good feed, which sold at Is 10) d to Is Hid per bushel. A fair demand exists for good feed lines suitable for shipment. Medium and discolored lots are plentiful, and not in request. We quote; Seed lines, 2s 2d to 2s 6d; prime milling, 2s Id to 2s 3d ; good to best feed, Is lid to 2s; medium, Is lOd to Is 10Jd per bushel (sacks extra). Wheat.—No change in value to report. We sold several lines of fowl wheat at 3s 3d to 3s b’d per bushel. Potatoes.—We offered a few trucks, chiefly good to prime Oamaru Dcrwents. Bidding was slack and best lots sold at £2 12s 6d to £2lss; medium to good, £2 5s to £2los per ton (bags in). Chaff.—The market was over supplied to-day. We offered about 60 tons, medium to prime quality. , Prime quality was fairly w£ll competed for, and values, for. this class were almost on. a par with late quotations. Medium quality,

however, was not in request, and could only be <4xitood at a reduction. We quote: Best oaten rvV' 3 Cd to £3 17a 6d; medium, to good, £3 to £3 ICs per ton (bags extra). Dalgoty anil Co., Limited, report having held their u-nuil •..■-i.T.ly auetiuu sum, v.lirn piire.-’. iu!-.t as under: Cats. - 'J'lit; demand .?UU limited, and prices re'■‘■main r.n.-k.imreo. We nuote; Prime milling >m to 2s 3d ; good feed. Is lid to Is lUd; meuium, Is ,UM to Is pild. " - Wheat.—Jlarket ira’bunged. Wo oiTered porno small line.-, of rowl wheal which sold at from 3s 3d U> 3s ild. _ I otatoes. A\ e ofo-red sovev.il lots, but wore nard to place. We quote; Prime Northerns ir-im. £2 ids to i'i 15s ; Monthcnis, £2 5s to £2 10s. '.'halt.—ln conseiiuenee of heavy arrivals dm: m; (lie iveek the market is much easier, especially for interior and medium quality, the hulk of the chaff • •ncriuft h'-ing of that description. Wo imote: ■ ■rally pr,o.-eh,-,!V to £3 !7r Sid ; medium, 22 .Is hr £■; 1!>: ; iiil'vrivr (uo demand), £2 5s to £2 ISs.

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 10430, 27 September 1897

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 10430, 27 September 1897

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