The amount of .revenue collected at the Customhouse on eoodn cleared for consumption to-day. wi» £1,48814s 2d. Wellington, November 18.—Messrs Aitken and Wilson have received a private cable announcing a further sharp rise in the price of currants, and adding that owing to the supplies from Greece being under the average it is probable that quotatious will rule higher. Local merchants are quoting not less than 4Jd d.p. for cases and halfcases. MINING NOTES. Victoria's gold yield for the past nine months totalled 578,0680z, and dividends were paid during the same period to the amount of £382,840. fBY Telegraph.] Sydnet, November 17.—Wheat: Chick, 3s 9d to 3s lOd ; milling, 4s 3d to 4s 6d, nominal. Flour: New Zealand, £11: Manitoba. £1210s; local, £l2. Oats: New Zealand prime feeding, 2s 3d; medium, 2s 2d. Maize, 2a 4d." Barley: English, 3s 2d to 3s'3dr Bran, 9Jd. Pollard, lOd. Peas: Prussian blue, 53. Potatoes: New local, £5. Onions: Local. £5 10s; Wellington (fine), £5 10s to £7; San Francisco, £B. Butter: Dairy, 6d to Oid; factory, 7d to 7id. Cheese: New Zealand, large, 4Jd: medium, 5d ; loaf, std. Bacon, small stocks, good demand, 6idto Bid. Hams: New, 9d. Melbourne, November 17.—Wheat hardening ; fair sales at 5s 6d to 5s 7d. Oats: Good demand ; Algerian feeding, Is 4d to Is 7d; stout white, Is 9d to 2s; Tartarian, la 8d to Is 9d. Maize, 2s 3d. Barley: Malting, prime, 4s ; Cape, 2s3d. Bran, scarce; Js Id. Pollard, 10£ d. Potatoes, £2 to £2 7s Cd. Onions, £l3 to £l3los. Adelaide, November 17.—Wheat, scarce, ss. Flour, £l3. Bran, Is 2d. Pollard, Is 2Jd.
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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 10474, 18 November 1897