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COMMERCIAL

GRAIN AND PRODUCE. Messrs Dalgety and Co., Ltd., report as follows:-We held our weekly auburn sale of grain and produce at our stores to-day, when values ruled as under ; Oats. —There has been a strong inquiry for all lines coming under offer of late. The quantity, however, is siugll. Shippers have been operating more freely, with the result that; values are firm. We quote :—Prime milling, 2s 9d to 2s lOd: good to best feed. 2s 7d to 2s 8d ; medium to good, 2s 5d to 2s 6d per bushel (sacks extra). Wheat.—Business in this line is practii'ally at a standstill owing to tho want of supplies. Any little lots coming forward are meeting witli an excellent demand, and readily cleared on arrival. In the absence of 'supplies values quoted are nominal :—Milling wheat, 5s 6d to 5s 9d; fowl wheat, 5s to 5s 6d per bushel (sacks extra). Potatoes.—Supplies of prime frcshlypicked are not coming forward freely, and any lots answering this description are meeting with a good daman a at quotations. Medium and out-of-condi-tioncHl lines are more plentiful and difficult to place. \\e quote:—Prime freshly-picked tables, £4 to £4 10s; medium to good, £2 10s to £5 10s per ton (sacks in). Chaff.—Tile market has been barely supplied of late, and any consignments of prime oaten sheaf are meeting with a ready sale on arrival. ..ight and inferior chaff is not in quite as good a demand. Wo quote:—Prime black oaten sheaf, £4 10s to £4 12s fid; best white oaten sheaf, £4 5s to £4 10s; medium to good, £3 15s to £4 per ton (sacks extra). Messrs Donald Reid and Co. report; We held onr weekly auction sale of grain and produce, at our stores to-day, when values ruled ns under:--Oats.—There is keen demand for prime lines, and nearly all consignments coming forward during the week iV.ve been place! at prices somewhat in advance of late quotations. Exporters are ready buyers of host qualities, while medium lots meet a good local demand Wo quote i Prime milling, 2s 9d to 2s lOd ; good to best feed, 2s fid to 2s 8d ; inferior to medium, 2s to 2s fid per bushel (sacks extra). Wheat,.—Stocks in local stores are exhausted, and in the absence of any offering from the country we have practically no sales to report. Quotations are therefore nominally unchanged ; Milling lines, 5s fid to fis 9d ; fowl feed, 5s to 6s fid per bushel (sacks extra). Potatoes.—Tho market is more heavily supplied, but few of the consignments coming forward can be classed as prime. Best lines meet with good inquiry, and are readily quitted at £4 6s to £4 10s; medium to good have less attention at £3 to £4 per ton (sacks included). Chaff.— Prime oaten sheaf continues to meet with most favor from buyers. All consignment* of this class during the week have been readily placed at £4 5s to £4 10s, while choice black oat realises £4 10s to £4 12s fid j medium to good quality has not the same and is worth £3 15s to £4; light and discolored, £3 to £3 10s per ton (bags extra).

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COMMERCIAL, Evening Star, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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COMMERCIAL Evening Star, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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