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HIGH WATER IN SWANSEA HARBOURI…

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AGRICULTURAL NOTES.

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ISWANSEA'S OLDESTI POSTMAN.

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BIG STEEL PLA/TE CONTRACT.

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THE UOYAL JUBILEE METAL EXC…

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THE UOYAL JUBILEE METAL EXC ilANGE (INHOIIPOKATED). There was the usual average attendance on 'Change on Tuesday. Tho"e present were- Messrs. George H. Strick (Gurnos Co.), C. Wriaht (Gowerton), E. Breffit (Cardiff), P. B. Mainwaring (Llanelly). George Rowe (Worcester and Forest Work-), H. V. Witts (J. Watson and Co.), D. Evans (Morriston), J. H. Thomas (Llanelly). H. Bond (South Wales Works). S. Williams (Pontar- dulais), W. H. Francis, C G. Biggs, T. Herschel Jones, T. W. Jones, W. H. Edwards (Morriston), David Lewis (Gorseinon), Win. Davis (Ebbw Vale), D. Bevan (Morlais), E. LI. Daniel (Cwm- felin), G. H. Davey, Joseph Harrop (Grovesend), Harold Perkins (H. Perkins and Co.), H. Chalk (T. Ford and Co.), John Dyer (corn merchant), j Win. Lean, E. P. Jones, — Lewis (Ashburnham Co.), U. RosQer (Cilfriw), J. H. Pound (Midland Railway). G. L. Morris (Millbronk), J. Bangham (Barrow Co ), S. Stevens, Tho. Lowndes, T. W. Davies (Blaenavon Co.), Thos. Freeman (Clayton Works), F K. ClegEr and F. S. Parker (F. S. Saunders and Co.). W. Buckland (Morriston), J. Corfield (Dillwyn and Co.), J. S. Ti-egonninz (Llanelly), L. E. Trickey (G.W.R.), T. Simm, Bertie Morris, E. Ball, W. Jenkins, D. Russell I (Clydach), C. E. and H. M. Peel, J. R. Watson, W. Westlake, E. Fores-ter, Joseph Lewis, George Smith (Clyne), J. S. Lester (Carmarthen), F. Smith (L.N.W.R.). J. H. Stiick (Cardonnel Co.). R. W. Tolfree (Dowlais Co.), D. Richards (Pantyffvnon), R. H. Sampson (Pontarduhis), Rufus Lewis (Gorseinon), George Deere (Rio TintO Co.), B. Ollirer (Morriston). &c. PIG IRON.—During the wcpk Scotch Pig Iron has reached 75-1. 6d. per ton, Middlesbro' 75s. 2d. per ton, and Hematite 79s. lOd. per ton, but has fluctuated, and the price to-day has fallen to 70s. 10id.. 70" 9d. and 75. 9:1. per ton, shewing a drop of 4s. nd., 4s. 8d. and 4<. 1.1d. per ton respectively. This is to be attributed no doubt to the realization of holders, and is not an indication of the conditions of the trade, which is unaffected by speculative operations of this kind. FINISHED IRON AND STEEL.—The demand continues to be strong, and prices are still advancing, while manufacturers are fully booked for some time to come, so that the quotations given bplow sie rominal. TINPLATICS.-The shipments are this week again less than the receipts from the works, but makers are unaffected in their prices, and are well bcked in advance. PIG IRON.—Glasgow warrants, 72* 6d, 708 6d, 70s 10|d, 70s 4d, 70s 10^d. cash buyers. MIDDLKSBRO'.—No. 3, 7Cs 9J, prompt; other numbers in proportion. HENATITE. Warrants, 75s 9.1, for mixed numhers, f.o.b. Cumberland, according to brand. WELSH BARS, R8 0s Od to X8 5s Od. Angles, &c., at usual extras, f.o.t. at works. SHEET IRON.— £ 9 Os Od to X9 10s OJ, f.o.t. at works. STEEL RAILS.—Heavy sections, R6 5 Od to L6 12s 6d light do., £7 5s Od to £7 15s Od, f.o.t. sleepers, angles, channels, &c., according to section and specification. STEEL SHEETS.— £ 9 Oil Od to JM 10s Od, with the usual extras for the higher gauges. BESSEMER STEEL.—Tinplate bars, £ 6 2s 6d to £6580d. SIEMEN'S TINPLATE BARS.—Best, f,6 5s to « £ 6 7* 6d. All delivered in the district; nett cash. TINPLATES.—Makers' quotations for Bessemer steel coke, 16s Od to 16s 6d; Siemen's (coke finish) 16s 6d to 168 9d ternes, per double box 28 by 20 C., 29s 6d, 30s Od, to 32s 6d; best charcoal, 17s 6d to 18s 6d, according to finish I of brand; wasters, 6d to Is per box less than primes. Odd sizes usual pxtras. All delivered in Prince of Wales Dock, Swansea; cash, less 3 and 1 per cent. Big sheets for galvanising, 6x3 x 30 gauge, X12 10s. Od. per ton, f.o.t. Finished black plate, 912 lGs Od per ton, f.o.t. Canadas, £ 10 10s Od per ton, f.o.t. The Swansea Harbour Trustees have furnished the following official return of tinplates received from the works, shipped, and in stock :— WPAV pndinc Last week. Corresponding: July 29,1899. -week last year. Boxes. Boxes. Boxes. Received 60,251 51,642 38,831 Shipped 38,459 41,528 75,445 In stock 188,288 166,496 121,833 I COPPER.—Chili bar-, L76 Os Od to X76 10s Od. BLOCK TIN, JE145 17-1 6d to £ 147 Os Od. SPELTER.— £ 25 15s Od, per telegram received on 'Change. LEAD.—English, JE14 10s; Spanish, zCl4 8s 9d. SILVER.-27id. ANTHRACITE COAL.-Best big vein. selected for malting purposes, 13s 6,1 to 14s Od second quality, do., 11s 6d to 12s Od ordinary large, according to quality and selection, 9s 6d to 10s Od small rubbly culm, 5s 3d to 5s 9d per ton. All delivered f.o.b. Swansea, cash 30 days, less 2 per cent. STEAM COALS.-Large, lls 6d to 13s Od; second quality, do., JOs Od to 11s Od bunkers, according to quality. 8s 9d to 9s 3d; small, 7s 6d to 8s 6d per ton, delivered f.o.b. Swansea, cash 30 days, less 2 £ per cent. BITUMINOUS COALS.—Large (No. 3 Rhondda), 12s 6d to 13s larsie (No. 2 Rhondda), lis Od to lls 6r1 thro' do., 9s 6d to 10s; small do., 8s 3d to 8s 6d per ton, delivered f.o.b. Swansea, cash 30 days, lees 2 per cent. COKE.-Best fouudry, 25s to 27s 6d; furnace, 23s Od per ton, f.o.b. Swansea, cash 30 days, less 2 per cent. "PATENT FUEL.—12s 6d tc 13s Od. IRON ORES.—Tafna (per Naylor, Benson and Co.) 153 9d to 16s Od. Rnbio, 16s 9d to 17s Od per ton, ex-ship; cash, 30 days. PITWOOD.—18s 3d to 18s 9d per ton into trucks, nett, cash 30 days.

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"THE ONLY WAY" AT THE GRAND…

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A LESSON IN SPELLING.

SWANSEA FLOWER SHOW ROYAL…

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SURPRISING TINPLATE PRICES.

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WEDDING PRESENTS.I

FRIENDS—OLD AND NEW.

A WELSH MILLIONAIRE COAL-OWNER.

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COMMERCIAL FAILURES.

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