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The registration of the following private company is announced in the ‘ Mercantile Gazette’: —Braithwaitos (Ltd.). Registered October 20. Capital : £IO,OOO, divided into 10.000 shares of £1 each. Subscribers : J. H. Walker, P. L. Ritchie, R. Robertson, A. James, J. Seott, P. Braithwaite, W. R. Strang, all one share each. Objects : To acquire and take over as a, going concern the business lately carried on at Dunedin by J. Braithwaite.

Tho coal output from Westport last week was as follows :—Westport Coal Company, 9,724 tons 12cwt (coke. 52 tons 6ewt); Westport Stockton Company, 3,651tons 12cwt.

The week's output : Blackball, 4,127 tons; Point Elizabeth, 1,634 tons IScwt; Liverpool, 1,604 tons llcwt; Brunner, 221 tons 6c.wt; North Brunner, 564 tons scwt; Paparoa. 695 tons L wt. Total. 8,845 tons 2cwt. NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY. The report of the National Insurance Company for the year ended September 30 shows that the directors have added £IO.OOO to the reserve fund. They recommend that a dividend of Is and a bonus of 6d per share bp paid, making the total distribution for the year 2s 6d per share, and that £29.573 4s lid he carried forward.


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LONDON. October 31. (Received November 1, at 10.40 p.m.i Silver. 22 3-16 d.' Danish butter, 136s to 1395. Tin.—Straits, cash, £133 10s. Lead.—Soft foreign, spot, £lB ss. Hemp.—lnactive. October and December shipment, £22 15s. Rubber.—Vara, 2s 6-] cl ; plantation, 2s 3Jd. Wheat.—Very firm ; 6d to 9d advance is asked for cargoes, and is checking the demand. There were some sales of Australian parcels arrived at^?6s.

Rabbits. —Prices unchanged, ami selling freely, especially young sorts. Frozen Meat ; Sheep—New Zealand, ordinary. North Island, s^l; ewes, s]d; lambs, best Canterbury, 6;Jd- Australian beef—Fores, s]d. South American sheep—Light, 5Jd : heavy, s*jd. Beef— Argentine, chilled hinds. 6d. Other meats unchanged.

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COMMERCIAL., Issue 15639, 2 November 1914

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COMMERCIAL. Issue 15639, 2 November 1914

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