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The amount of revenue collected at the Customhouse on eoods cleared for consumption to-day was £757 Cs Bd.

MINING NOTES. Auckland, September 29.—The Otago syndicate have abandoned the option over the Great Barrier gold and silver mine, and the shares have dropped to buyers 2s 3d, sellers 4s 6d. The ' Dunstan Times’ states that tbe Molyneux hydraulic dredge washed up on the IBth inst. for Boz lOdwt 9gr, value £32 16s, making a total of 27oz7dwt21gr for the week. The dredge washed up again on Thursday 230z 7dwt logr, value £B9 19s Gd, for four days. The Ophir and Ind dredge has' been sold for £2.700 to the Kyeburn Dredging Company, to be placed on the claim for that amount. From the ‘Tuapeka Times’ we learn that the Pleasant Valley Company washed down on Wednesday for 450z IGdwt Ggr, value £17115s 6d, this being the return for ten days. The Roxburgh Amalgamated Mining and Sluicing Company washed down No. 2 high lift last week for 12fioz, after about a fortnight’s run. There will be another two wash-ups this week, as the month ends on the 30th inst.

fßv Telegraph.] ’ Sydney, September 29.—Wheat: Chick, very scarce; prime, 4s; milline. 4s (id to 4s 10<L Flour: Californian, £ll 10s; Manitoban, £l3; local, £l2 10a. Oats firm ; local prime, 2s 4d to 2s Sd; New Zealand milline—medium, 2s 4d ; prime, 2s 6d ; prime feeding, 2s sd. Maize, 2s 3d to 2s 4d. Barley: Cape, nominal; English, prime, 3s 3d to 3s 6d. Bran, BJd. Pollard, Bd. Peas: Prussian blue, ss. Potatoes: New Zealand Derwents from £3 to £3 ss; Ballarat, £3 5s to £3 7s fid ; Circular Heads, prime, £4 ss. Onions: Italian, £11; New Zealand, prime, nominal; Victorian, £l2; San Francisco, £l2 10s. Butter; Factory-made, 81d ; creamery, 9d. Cheese: Hew Zealand, very large, 4d to 44d ; medium, 41d to sd; loaf, 5Jd ; local, prime, 44d to sd. Bacon, improved demand, fid to 74d. Ham: New Zealand mild cured, choice, 9d. Melbourne, September 29.—Wheat, 5s 9Jd. Oats; Algerian. Is 3d to Is 7d. Maize, 2s 5d.Bran, 9Jd to 10Jd. Potatoes, £2 17s fid to £3, Onions, £9 5s to £lO. Adelaide, September 29.—Wheat. 5s fid. Flour, £l3 10s. Oats : Dun, 3s; white Algerian, 3s 3d to 3s fid (nominal). Bran and pollard, ls2Jd.

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COMMERCIAL., Issue 10432, 29 September 1897

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COMMERCIAL. Issue 10432, 29 September 1897

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