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DEATH IN THE CRICKET FIELD.

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THE MARKETS. METROPOLITAN BATTLE MARKET.—MOUDAT. The cattle trade has been dull in tone. The warm weather and heaviness in the dead meat market have checked opera- tions and promotea weakness. About the usual supply was offered. The receipts of home-fed beasts were only mode- rate. Business was very dull, at a decided decline in prices. The best Scots and crosses sold at 5s 6d to 5s 8ct per 81b. Oa the foreign side of the market there was a fair show of beasts. There were about 200 Canadian, with some Swedish and Danish. The inquiry was limited, at droop ng prices. The sheep pens were thinly supplied. Sales progress- <i very slowly, at lower prices. The best Downs and ha.f-hreds realised 6s 6d to Gs 8d per 81b. Lambs were weak, at 7s 4d to 8s 4d per 81b. Calves and pigs were dull. At Dtptford were about 1,400 beasts, and 9,000 sheep and lambs, fbe follow. ing are the quotations: Coarse and inferior beasts 4s 4d to 5s Id second quality ditto, 5s to 5s "M prime lassB oxen 5s4dto 5s 6d; ditto scots &c., 5s 6d to 5s Sd j e^e and inferior sheep, 5s 4d to 5s lOd second quality ditto, 5s lOd to 6s 2d; prime coarse woollecl ditto, 6s 2d to 6i 4d: prime Southdown ditto, 6s 4d to 6s 6d; lambs* 7s 4d to 8s 4d • tTw h"8' bSA14 J \° 6s 6d L prime small ditto, 6s 4d' METROPOLITAN MEAT MARKET.—MONDAY. A much larger supply all round. The weather being warmer, trade was very bad at prices, in man} instances, ld. per lb. lower than last week, and teitdinsr to even lower quotations for beef, the supplies from Aoisrisa -being very large ;—Inforior beef,'3s to 3s'Sd middling ditto, 3s lOd to 4s 4d; prime large ditto, 4s 6d to 5s prime small ditto, 6s to t veal, 5s 4d to 6s; inferior mutton, 3s 81 'to 4s 4d; middling ditto, 4s 84 to 5s 4d prime ditto, 5i 4d to 6s 4d large pork, Ss 4d to 3s lOd a;nall ditto, 4s to 43 43; and lamb, 6s to 6s 8d per 81b. by the carcase. POTATQ, 1 • The moderate supply of'potatoes that were on sale to day met with a fair demand, at the Bubjoiaed prices:- Old: Magnum bonums, 170s to 200s; champions 140s to 160s; Victorias, 160s to ISO:; regents; 160s to 180 per ton; (German reds, 7s to 7s 6d per bag. New: Malta, 15s to leg Lisbon, 14s to 16s Jersey kidneys, 20s to 22.5; ditto round, 18s per cwt. GAME AND POULTRY. Aylesbury ducklings, 2s 9d to 58 spring ehlckens, 2sto 3s; goslings, 58 to 88 pigeons, 9rt t,, lOd Bordeaux ditto, ]s to Is Id pullets, 4s to 4!1 9d daclts, 2s to 3s 6d leverets, 3s to 58; rabbits, is 61 to 2« wild ditto, 9d to is; quails, 1M to Is 2d each. FISH. Bloaters, 8s to 93 94 per hundred kipper herrings, 4s to 5s per box large soles, 33 to 3s 6d, per pair; s'tos 9d to lOd per lb. turbot, 53 6d to lis each cod, .S3 3;. 6d to Z5 per score; crimped ditto. 4s. to 61 each salmon, trout, and grilse, 9d to Is per lb.; oysters, Is to 2= 01 per dozen; mackerel, Is 9d to 38 3d per score; crabs 10s to 1,5s per barrel, A