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i SALE* ON* 'CHANCE: THIS DAY. i W.'l'inu'on.- -Waihi. £2. j Auckland..-Waihi.. £2. / i (.RAIN ANi> mODCCR. .Messrs Donald Rcid and Co. report : \\Y held win- weekly iuiction sale' of K rain and produce. ;il 'our •A-iu'-ii values ruled as under :- Oats. There has been f;ood inquiry for (.at- <lnrincc the past week, both for shippinir and millers' requirements. ConsignI moats have not been heavy, end prices show ;i slight a-dvanee. All prime lines urr readily "placed on arrival. We quote : --l'rimo 'mining, 3s 3d to 3s 4d : pood to hesi feed. 3s Id to 3s 2d; inferior 1o medium, 2s lOd to 3s per bushel (sn-cks extra). Wheat.- None offering. Potatoes.—Storks of old potatoes are nor exhausted. We quote :■-Aucklandgio'.vn ik".\- season's potatoes, Ijd per lb: loeailv .urowu 2d per lb. Chaff. —The market has boon almost bare for some time, but during the past ward so ircttly that, thorp is an. ailv Large quantity offering on the spot, j It'is impossible to deal w)th this to advantage on true],-, and to avoir! a. slump j in values the bulk of it will have to he I discharged into store. There is good inJ quirv for skipping orders, and values arc not likely 7 to suffer heavily if the market lis not rushed with consignments. Wis | quote :—Prime oaten sheaf, £6 2s 6d to ! £6 ss; choice bla."k oat, £6 tx 6d to £6 10s; medium to good. £5 !5s to £6; inferior and discolored, £5 to £5 30,s per ton (sacks extra). BUTT KIT AND CHEESE. j (Feb United Press Association.) i ELTHAiSf, January 20. j (.'able advices have been received here i ikat the Hawera Dairy Factory realised I !3Gs per ewt for whey butler, and 80s per <:wt for These are. record prices. A QUICK. TANNING PROCESS. In the Patents Court, London, two firms applied for the suspension in their favor of the (ierman patent fo<* a synthetic mineral tannine; called " Neradol." The patent Is held by the Badische Anilinvmd Soda. Fabnk, Ludwig-sdiafen-on-Rhine. It was explained that leather tor saddles, boots, and accoutreirictit.i for the British Army was in great demand, and this preparation was | a synthetic chemical which superseded, or at any rate supplemented, the eld vegetable 'mi-lhod. By- it tanning could be completed in six hours, as against many months required by the old bark-tanning process- Through the war the. supply of vegetable tanning ingredients, chiefly chestnut extract from France, was cut off. The leather experimentally made, by Keradol had been satisfactorily reported on by tho Leeds University. It was also stated that if Turkey ca-ne into this war it would involve vegetable tanning in further difficulties, as one- of the products chiefly used was a matc.ial from Turkey known as valonia, which was an exkavt from t-Jjg

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COMMERCIAL, Evening Star, Issue 15703, 18 January 1915

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COMMERCIAL Evening Star, Issue 15703, 18 January 1915