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COMMERCIAL

GRAIN AND PRODUCE. Messrs Dalgcty and Co.. Ltd., report ns follows: —We held our weekly auction solo cf grain and produce at our stores to-day, when values ruled ns under : Oats.—There has beer. a. belter inquiry of late for all grades of oats, and stocks in storv; have been drawn on. Wo quote: Prime Milling. 2s 7d ; good to bast feed, 2s 4d to 2a 6d per Imshel (sacks extra). Wheat.—Very little business is passing in this cereal, and all lots coming forward aro meeting with a ready sale at quota: lions. Wo quote:—Milling wheat (nominally). 5s 6d ; best whole fowl wheat. 5s to ’ss” 3d ; medium to good, 4s 9d to 5s per bush si (sacks extra). Potatoes.—Market barely supplied. Prime, freshly-picked lines, which are in most request,* are scarce and saleable at increased values. Medium and out-of-con-ditioued lines aro not readily quilted. We quote: —Prime, freshly-picked fables, £4 to £4 10s ; medium to good, £2 10s to £3 10s : inferior, from £2 per ton (sacks in). Chaff. —Consignments of laio. have been Imht, and all prime samples are meeting with a ready sale on arrival at quotations. Wo quote:—Prime black oaten sheaf, £4 5s to £4 10s ; prime white oaten sheaf, £4 2s 6d to £4 7s 6d ; medium to r.ood, £3 ICh to £4 per ton (sacks extra).

Messrs Donald Reid and Co.. Ltd., report;—We held our weekly auction sale ot grain and produce at our stores to-day, i when values ruled as under:— j Oats. —Prime lines suitable for export | are in good demand at late quotations, j Medium quality is not so strongly competed for. but finds an outlet for coastal orders and for the supply of local requirements. We quote : Prime milling, 2s old to 2s 7d; good to best feed, 2s 4W l'“ 2s 6d; inferior to medium, 2s to 2s 4d per bushel (sacks extra). Wheat.—Millers are keen buyers of all qualities suitable for milling. There u practically no business passing, owing to tho fact that no wheal is olfering. howl wheat is also strongly inquired for, but this being almost unprocurable, orders arc being tilled with barley, which also shows a slight advance in value. We quote; Prime milling, nominally, 5s 6d to 6s 9d ; fowl wheat, 5s to 6s 6d per bushel (sacks extra). Potatoes. The market is almost bare ns regards sound freshly-picked jots. For those there is good inquiry for immediate delivery at £3 15s to £4: medium lots arc saleable at £2 15s to £3 ss: others, £2 to £2 10s per ton (sacks included!. Chaff. —Consignments are on a moderate scale, and all prime oaten sheaf arriving is readilv quitted. The, demand is almost entirely for this quality, which sells at £4 5s to £4 10s; choice black oat, £4 10s to £4 12s 6d ; medium to good quality is also saleable, but with loss demand than better lots, at £3 15s to £4; light and discolored, £3 to £3 IQs per ton (bags

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COMMERCIAL, Evening Star, Issue 15645, 9 November 1914

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COMMERCIAL Evening Star, Issue 15645, 9 November 1914

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