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Rehshabdt, McDonald and Co., manufacturers agents, Bond street report o» follows : —During the past week we are in receipt of cable information reporting a further advance in the Home market, prices here are consequently firmer. We have some very extensive orders, and are prepared to return the highest possible prices for all skins cor signed to our care. Skins lately taken are worth 14d to 16d per lb., others in proportion.

In the new weekly journal, North and South, there is an admirable " appeal to the Presbyterians of Ulster," from the pen of Mr. Eerr. The rev. gentleman earnestly exorts his brethren in the North to throw in their lot with their fellow-countrymen, and ceasing to be mere colonists, boldly acknowledge as their own, the country of 'their adoption. Mr. Kerr concludes his letter with the following paragraph : — "Before I close, I aßk again, what are we going to do? Oppose, you cay, to the bitter end. Well, when the end comes, and it is not far off, what then 1 Why, you will be a colony of Ulster Scots, severed from the national stem— shut out, by your own act, from all i- hare in the management of national affairs, having estranged those who bad suffered with you, and who, if you had shared their struggles, would have given you your full share of the opoils of victory ; but aie, witbont any help from you, masters of the situation. Your last state will be wese than the first. Before, you had no choice but to take the lower place, and eat the crumbs that fell fiom the rich man's table; now you will have chosen this place of your own freewill, and a 9 you make your bed so you must lie. Let me entreat you to be wise in time. ' The sands are running in the glass,' but it is not yet too late. The country needs your help to-day. For your country's sake, for your own sake* change yonr attitude, and become Presbytoiwu Iriibftsftn,

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RABBIT-SKIN MARKET., New Zealand Tablet, Volume XV, Issue 5, 27 May 1887

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RABBIT-SKIN MARKET. New Zealand Tablet, Volume XV, Issue 5, 27 May 1887