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COMMERCIAL.

Applications for loans to the amount of £SOO were received at this week’s meeting of the Money Club trustees. A special meeting of the New Zealand ITaxmillers’ Association was held at Palmerston North yesterday for the purposa of considering what further steps should bo taken to help tho flaxmillers to meet the recent 25 per cent, increase on the freight on hemp. After full discussion, during which members-stated that if the present conditions continued the industry would bo killed, it was decided that a deputation wait on tho Government and ask them to subsidise the shipping companies to th 2 extent of all c.i.t. charges over £3 ss. Mr Seifert (president) and Messrs J. Logging, W. lloss, and A. Seifert were appointed to carry out the wishes of tho association.

Negotiations are proceeding between Canada and Australia for a resumption of closer trade relations.

THE WOOL SALES,

Press Association —By Telegraph—Copyright.

LONDON, November 5. There was good competition to-day, and opening prices were generally maintained. ' (Received, November 7, at 9.10 a.m.) There was strong competition for all sorts of wool. Cross-breds realised fancy prices, and merinos are firm. ADELAIDE, November 5. At the wool sales to-day there was a keen demand for cross breds at slightly above opening rates. Good merinos maintained their position, but for inferiors there was a poor demand. PROPERTY SALES. Peter Boyd, laud and estate agent, reports having made the following sales of city, suburban, and country properties recently, proving that there is still plenty of life in the property market:—Part of section 3, block 14, Victoria street Musselburgh, together with new bungalow dwell ing. etc.,' erected tliercon. Section, with seven-roomed house thereon, situated at corner Glen road and Avoca street. Mornington. Part of section 116, For bury Park Estate, Hr. Glair, together with liverooraed dwelling, etc., thereon. On account of Mr Quin, Milburn, his highlyimproved farm of 105 acres, being sections 29 and 50, block 3, Tokomairiro survey district (in conjunction with Messrs Stev : wright, Baggitt, and Co.). Four sections, Thames street, Mosgiel, together with residence of six rooms, etc., thereon (in conjunction with Messrs Sievwright, Haggiti, and Co.l. On account of Mrs Browne, her freehold land, comprising eight acres, at Highclilf, Otago Peninsula-. Part of section 1, Jeffs’s subdivision. Royal crescent, Musselburgh, with now fourroomed house, etc., thereon. Sections 1 to 15, block 5. Waverley, containing 5a 2r 27p, together with cottage. etc., thereon. Allotments 66 . 67, 68, 69, 70, township of Scatoun. Portohello. Allotment No. 250, township of Scatoun, PoiTobello. Section No. 27. township of Smithend, Loudon street. -South Dunedin. Allotments 19 and 20, block 2. Gallon Hill, Caversham. Section IS, block 10, Regent Park, St. Kilda. together with new bungalow of five rooms, etc., thereon. Sections 51, 52, 55. 71, 72. 75. township of Seatonn. Portohello. Part of section 53, block 26, Clarendon street. City, with dwelling and stable, etc., thereon. On account of Mr Purvis, his six-roomed residence, with three-eighths of an acre, of land, at St. Leonards. Three sections situated in Alfred street, Musselburgh (in conjunction with Messrs N. and K. S. Paterson). Allotments 180. 181. 182, township of Seatonn, Portohello. Section in Thames street, Mosgiel, containing onofiltb of an acre. Ou account of Mr Brou n. Upper Junction (in conjunction with Messrs ■Sievwright. Baggitt, and Go.I, the lease of his dairy farm, together with stock, etc., as a going concern. On account of Mr Henderson, the lease of his 108 acres at Owaka to Mr Meats. Section 19, Kahn- Point, Port . Molvnenx. Allotments 79, 80. 81. and 49. 50. 51, 52. So, Mnssburu township, Mosgiel (in conjunction with Mr A. F. Qnclch). On account of Mr Bolting/ his lease of 41 acres land situated opposite .Mosgiel railway station, to Mr Hawke. On account, of Sirs Townley, the lease of 29 acres, dairy farm. Otago Peninsula. On account of Ah- Johnston, Sawyers Bay, the lease of his 120-acre farm, together with stock, implements, etc., ns a going concern fin conjunction with Messrs Sievwright, Haggitt, and Co.). All the above sales have been made at satisfactory prices.

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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