SALES ON 'CHANGE: THIS DAY. Auckland. —Grand Junction, 24s 3d ; Auckland Trams (ord.), 21s 3d and 21s 6d. Wellington.—Waihi, £1 18s 9d. Christchureh.—Farmers' Co-operative Insurance Association, £3; Waihi Mining, 39s 6d. GRAIN AND PRODUCE REPORT. Messrs Dalgetj' and Co. reports as follows : Oats.—The market remains firm, and very few lines are offering. All grades of oats are meeting with a ready sale on arrival at quotations We quote: Prime milling, 2s 9d to 2s lOci; good to best feed, 2s 7d to 2s 8d; medium to good, 2s 5d to 2s 6d per bushel (sacks extra). AVheat.—There is no business passing hi this cereal, as thero is a complete absenco of supplies, and it is difficult to name values.
Potatoes.—Consignments of late have been very light, and it is difficult to obtain prime freshly-picked tables, for which there is a good demand at advanced values. There has also been more inquiry for medium and inferior lots, and stocks of these are now in small compass. We quote: Prime freshly-picked tables, £4 10s to £5: medium to good, £3 to £4 per ton I sacks in).
Chaff.—Thero ha> been a, good inquiry of late for prime quality. Consignments have been light, and the market is firm at quotations. Medinm and light quality has also been meeting wjth more demand. Wo quote: Prime black oaten sheaf, £4 15s; best white oaten sheaf, £4 7s 6d to £4 12s 6d ; medium to good, £4 to £4 5s per ton (sacks extra).
Messrs Domld Reid and Co., Ltd., report as follows:—Wc held our weekly auction sale of grain and produce at our stores today, when values ruled as under:
Oats.—There is good inquiry for all lots of prime Gartons and sparrowbills. Shippers and millers are buyers of all lines of this description. We qnote: Prime milling Gartons, 2s 9d to, 2s lOd ; good to best "feed, 2s 6d to 2s 9d ; inferior to medium, 2s to 2s 7d per bushel (sacks oxtra).
Wheat.—ln the absenco of any wheat offering, the market is unchanged and prfec-s remain as before.
Potatoes.—The demand for old potatoes still continues, and any freshly-picked lots meet with ready sale. Wo quote: Best tables, £4 10s to £5; medium to gocd, £3 10si to £4 5s per ton (sacks included).
Chaff.—The market at present is barely supplied with prime- chaff. During tlio last week a considerable quantity has been sold for shipment, and any lots of prime quality coming to hand arc readily disposed of. We quote: Primo oaten sheaf, £4 10s to £4 12s 6d; choice black oat to £4 155; medium to good, £3 15s to £4 ss; light and discolored, £3 to £3 10s per ton (bags extra).
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COMMERCIAL, Evening Star, Issue 15669, 7 December 1914
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