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THE WEEK'S MARKETS. CORN AVERAGES. The following is a comparison between the quantities of wheat, barley, and oats sold, and the price obtained, for the week ended Nov. 20, 1886, and the corre- sponding week last year 1885. 1885. Description. Qurters. Price. Qurters. Price. Wheat 48,464 31'4 58,093 30/10 Barley 139,774 27/fi 193,593 29/9 Oats 9,413 17/1 9,860 18/3 Oats 9,413 17/1 9,860 18/3 CORN. CARI)TFF. Siturday.-(Trc)iii Mr. W. Coleman's Corn Heport.)—Foreign and English wheat- were tiriii at late rates. Malting barley, no buyers. Griuding barleys, maize, oats, and beans were unaltered since last report, but advancing. English Hour held lirm; plain tie, 26s to 26s 6 American, was equally lirm. GLOUCKSTBK, Saturday.—(Per Messrs. W. C. Lucy and Co.)—There was a fair supply oi English wheat offer- ing to-day. The condition was variable. but the best samples sold at 6d. to Is over last week's prices, l oreign was slow Gd advance. Grinding barley and maize were without challe ill value. Oats were slow at previous pi-ices. CowBKHiGit, Tuesday.—The corn trade was at its lowest, ei)j, and no business doing at any price. Wheat from 3s 6d to 4s. Barley, from 3s 4d to 3s 9d. Oats from 2s to 2s 3d. NKWPOHT, Wednesday.—At the Corn Exchange to- day the attendance was irregular, in consequt-nce of Lord Tredegar's show. Wheat was 6d to Is dearer. Maize was 3d to b'd dearer. Other articles were steady. CATTLE. WAIN CATTLE, FAII;, Saturday.—To-day the Novem- ber cattle fair was held at Wain, but there was no busi- ness done, as not a single head of live stock of any sort was brought in for sale. There was a great number of farmers and dealers present. The very low prices offered for cattle was assigned as the principal reason for there beiug no stock offered. MONMOUTH A.VNUAL STOCK F.LIR.-The annual stock fair was held at Monmouth oil Monday, and there was all excellent supply of horned stock and horses. Sheep wji c about an average supply,and pigs were tiotnumerous. The principal sale for horses took place in the paddock adjoining the market. The usual auctioneers were in attendance, and the business commenced with the sale of fat sheep under the hammer. Prices ruled as followsTwo-year-old wethers, from 49s to 58:! per head, or 3d to 8d per lb youlIg fat ewes, 40s to 46s per head, about 7.d per lb heavy weight ewes, 42s to 10s, about 6d. Store slieep: English ewes. 35s to 45s per head liadnors, 26s to 40s ;_En<rlish lambs, 23s to 26s. Fat beusts under the hammer: Cows, from C14 to 1!20 each; bullocks, 114 to ¿:15; heifers, C12 to 214 1 Us; calves, £2105 and upwards. Beef, first quality, 5Jd to (;ù per lb second ditto, bd to d; calves, 5 yd to 6d. Store beasts: Cows with calf by fide, £12 to 4.;l6; bul- locks rising.three years old, £ 11 to £ 14 10s ditto two years old, £ 3 10s to £ 10 10s; iu-calvers, £ 8 to 10s barreners, J;7 10s to £10; yearlings varied from £3 ICts to J; each. llorscs: Carters, from three to five years old, from i::O up to £ 50 (prices asked) cart COlt8, two years old, £1¡) 103 to .c20; aged best sound carters. £ 15 to x¿u; ditlo wcauers, £ 0 to 4:12 cacb; hunters, from live to seven years old, £ 23 to £ 40 young cobs, £ 13 to L18; ponies. £ 8 to £ 12 10s. Very few screws were exhibited. The nig trade was rather slack; strong stoves were ill good demand at prices varying from 30s to 70s; breeding SOW3, 50s to 70s quarter old pigs, 20s to 22s; weauers, 12s to 14s; porkers, nice weights, 9s 3d to 9s 6d per tcore bacotiers, nice weights, 8s (id to 95 per score. CoWBtUiHjE, Tuesday.—Our market to-day is not worth leportiug. There were no fat cattle on offer, but a few cows and calves, which changed hands at from £ 14 to £ 18. There was a. small supply of sheep, and a very slow sale, 7d per lb being the extreme value. Pigs were iu moderate supply, aud sjld well, especially good store pigs and porkers. NLwi,ot-'r, Wcdiiestlay.-Iii ec)iiscqueiiee of illtg cattle show the weekly market had to be held in Kupcrra- street. Tlw ui,play of stock, under the circumstances, was very large, buyers and dealers being numerous. Beet exhibited an upward tendency, being quoted at from 5d to C;d par 11), or }d dearer than last week. Mutton sold readily at from 7d to 8d per lb. Pigs, light weights, were quoted at from os 9d to 9s 6d per score, and bacouei-s at 8s. LoNDOM, Thursday.—The following are to-day 's arri- vals :—Beasts, 970; foreign, 190. Sheep, .820; foreign, 1.730. Calve3, 60. Prices .-—Beasts steady, at from 3s Od to 46 Sd sheep lirmer, at 3s lOd to 4s lOd calves, 3s 8d to bs Oti and pigs. 2s 4d to 4s 6d per albs. There were 48 English milch cows at mar- ket, wlrieh sold at from £18 to .c24 per head. DUBLIN, Thursday.—There was a decreased supply of stock at our market to-day, and trade iu conse- quence was steadier. Prime articles of beef and mutton sold somewhat in sellers' favour, but other kinds of stock just supported former values. cef, 40s to 533 per cwt. Mutton. 6d to 7d per lb. Pigs were in rather better demand. MEAT. LO.MJO.N-, Thursday.—There was a fair supply, and a dull trade. The following are the prices:—Beef, 2s 0d to 4s 2d; mutton, 2s 4d to 5s 2d; veal, 4s 2d to 4s 8d; pork, 3s I'd to 4s 3d per 8lbs by the carcase. PROVISIONS. Bitisiol,, Wednesday.—(From Nlr. Francis Barnard's There is a uUady trade,, both on spot and for shipment, prices on some cuts being a shade in buyers favour. Cheese Markets are tinner, and iine keeping goods are linnly held, but the business passing for shipment continues limited, c i f values showing little margin for protit. Butter: With the colder weather.a better trade is oxpectcd, and, stocks not being large, all advance is not improbable. Lard: Fluctuates, but prices ou the week are about the same. Hour: The advance in Americall markets noted last wed. is telly maintained, and prices still have an up- ward tendency. On this side medium grades aro in good Ût:h1411J, and values generally 6d higher on the eek. BUTTEIZ. CAKMAUTHK.V. Saturday.—There was a fair supply of butter ill the market to-day, which sold at from lpd to llJ per Jb, according to quality. Cheese, ii-L. ul l'ls to 185 per cwt. uuitk. Firsts, 1123: seconds, 94s; thirds, 87s fourths, 79s. Kegs: Firsts, 112s; seconds, 9s thirds, 80s; fourths, 76s. Mila cured tirkins: buptrrfue, 122s; fine mild, 1033 mild, 89.9. Firkins in market, 9DO mild, 118 kegs, 20. ISUGAK. (1 R^ii-vci-K, Thursday.—More disposition to operate, Init priees are again easier. The official report states —An improved demand, and a good business done at firlu prices. HOPS. WORCcanm. Saturday.—(From, YeStil", Picrcy aud I^ugbottdm'o report.)—There wore but very few growers at'our market to-day, and the tew hops offering were of a low class. Choice hops realised more money, and the supplyof such-appears to be exhausted. 89 pockets have been weighed to-d.iy, and 23 timing the week, making the total 18,387 pockets. llAI. J.o.xpo.v, Thursday.—There was a fair supply, and a dull trade, except for straw, which was dearer. The following are the quotations:—Prime clover, 90s to 100s inferior, 70s to 003. Prime meadow hay, 70s to 90s; inferior ditto, 50s lo 70s. Straw, Z!i3 to 409 per load. WOOL. BRADFORD, Thursday.—Ihere is a fairly steady, con- fident tone in the wool market. Spinners evince more desire to purchase. A moderate quantity of good York- shire hogs have sold at fair prices. Not much done in Colonial wools, -\t)iis are about steady. In the yarn trade 110 large orders have been given this week. although busiuts3 could be done if lower prices were ac- cepted. Botany yarlls are in good request, and prices ate lirm. Little doing in mohair sorts. HIDES AND SKINS. BKCSTOI,, Saturday.—Hides 931 bs and upwards, 3N to 3^d per lb; 831bs to 921bs, 3gd to 0.i per ib 73lbs to S2lbs, 3j} 1 to Cd per lb; t>31bs to 721bs, 3jjd to Od per ib; 541bs to 62lbs, 3jd to 0d per lb; 531bs and under, 3jjd to Od per ill: cows, 63lbs and above, 3d to Od per lb; light, 3jfd to Od per lb bulls, 2 £ d to 0d per lb heavy cuts, 3(1 to Od per lb light and irregular, itl to 3d per lb. Calfskins: 17lbs and upwards, 4'rd to Ou per lit; 121b3 to 161b3, 5J-d to Od per lb 9ibs to lllbs, 5fd toOd per It, uuder 91bs, 4jd to Od per lb; cut and irregular, 4J-d toOd per lb; chance, Od per lb. Horse hides, lis Od to 15s Cd 1st kips, 3td to Od per lb 2nd ditto, 2-Jd to Od per lb. Fat: Mutton, 2^ d; beef, ltd I' d. Wools: D, Is lad, C. 38 7d; B. 4s 9d A. 53 X, 73 Id. Forward price to Thursday :-W )(, is D. 2s Id C. 6s lod; B.5s 0d; A. £ S lid; X. 7S 4d. Fat l^d. lid, 2»d. Best beef, 3d.

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