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THE WEEK'S MARKETS. CORN. CARDIFF, Saturday.—(From Messrs. D. Lougher and Son's Report.)—There was a fair attendance at this day's market. Home-grown wheat sold slowly at the prices of this day week; foreign quiet, but prices are unaltered. Malting and grinding barley very slow of sale, and difficult to sell even at a reduction. Maize firm, Flour in limited demand, and without new feature. GLOUCESTER, Saturday. — There was again a good supply of English wheat to-day, and the best samples -were readily taken at last week's prices foreign kinds quiet, and the turn in price favoured buyers. Grinding barley slow of sale. Maize very firm. Oats easier. LUDLOW, Monday. — There was a good at- tendance to-day, but not much business done. Market, closed at the following quotations:— English wheat, per bushel of 751bs., white, 7s. Od. to 7s. 6d.; red, 6s. 8d. to 7s. Od. Barley, 32s. to 36s. per qr. Beans, 32s. to 38s. Od. per qr. Oats, 19s. to 20s. per qr. Flour, per sacktof five bushels, or^SOlbs., best, 408. Od.; seconds, 37s, 6d. CATTLE. COWBRIDGE, Tuesday.—The market to-day was well supplied, and sales were brisk. Best fat cattle, 7;1d. per lb.; second quality, 7d. Cows and calves, J614 to £20. Fat calves, 9d. per lb. Best fat sheep, Is. per lb.; second quality, 10(1. to lid. Steers, JE12 to £15, Pigs: Two months old, 14s. to 16s. each three months old, 18s. to 24-s. SIX months ditto, 40s. to 50s. baconers, 10s. per score light porkers, 12s. heavy ditto, 11s,; sows and pigs, JE8 to £10. BRECON MONTHLY STOCK MAKKKT, Tuesday.— This market was held to-day. The attendance of buyers was more numerous than has been wit- nessed for some time. There was an excellent supply of good cattle, and the demand was nearly equal to the supply. Beasts fit for the butcher were rnosft sought after, and sold freely. Beef I averaged 7M. per lb., A few sheep on offer; mutton fetched*fully lOd. per lb. Pigs were plen- tiful, and a great many sold, prices ranging, for young pigs, at from 23s. to 24s. each six months old pigs from 50s. to 55s. each porkers, 10s. per score; baconers about the same. Cattle: Year- lings sold at from £10 to £12 each, and a large number changed hands. On the whole the market was considered a good one, prices showing an up- ward tendency. NEWPORT, Wednesday. — The business done at to-day's market was very good, and a fair sale was effected. The following are the quotations:— Beef, 8d. to 8,îd. per lb. second quality, 7d. to 7id. Mutton, wethers, lOd. per lb.; teg, 10;d. ewes, 9d. to 9d. Pigs: Porkers, 10s. 6d. to lis. per score. HEREFORD, Wednesday.—This being the Candle- mas Fair-day, there was a large supply of grazing beasts on offer, and anything useful sold briskly. A good demand for fat beasts at late prices. A small supply of sheep on offer, which, made ex- treme prices. Calves, in small supply, sold we'll. Pigs made late rates. A good show of horses, but, except for best animals, there was a dull trade. Prices:—Beef, 7d. to 8*d, per lb, Mutton, 9M. to lUd. per lb, Veal, 8!;d. to 9d. per lb. Pork, 6d. to 6!id. per lb. LONDON, Thursday.—The beast trade was hardly so good as Monday, especially for second quality; sales were slow. A short supply of sheep, and all sold at full values. Calves and pigs unaltered in value. Quotations: — Beef, 4s. to 6s. Od. per 81bs.; mutton. 5s. 6d. to 7s. 6d.; veal 5s. 6d. to 6s. 6d.; pork, 4s. 6d. to 5s. 2d. Numbers at market:—Beasts, 530; sheep, 2,230; calves, 40; no foreign arrivals. BIRMINGHAM, Thursday.—Fair supply of beasts, but a (lull trade resulted. The following are the quotations Beef,6id. to 8Jd. per lb. Mutton, 8!d. to lid. per lb, Pigs: Baconers, 9s. 9d. to 10s. P?r _sf°re so^s, 8s. 6d. to 8s. 9d.; and porkers, 10s. 6d. to 10s. 10d. per score. DUBLIN, Thursday.—The following are the ar- rivals t. at tie, 2,139—increase, 162 sheep and lambs, 1,0^0— increase, 510; veal calves, 40. There was an average supply of stock to-day, and u f buyers. Prices:—Prime heifer beef, 72s. 6d. to 75s. 0d. per cwt.; second quality, 62s. 6d. to 67s. Mutton, prime wether, 9.d. j i ewe ditto, 9d. to 9id. Veal, choice, 9d. to 10!d. per lb. MEAT. LONDON, Thursday.—Supplies continue mode- rate, and trade stea.dy at about previous values. Beef, os. to 5s. Od.; prime Scotch ditto. 5s. 0d. t° 50s;. f1' mutton, 3s. 4d. to 6s. 4d.; veal, 4s. 81. to 6s. Od.; large pork, 3s. 8d. to 4s. 8d.; small ditto, 4s. 8d. to 5s. 4d. per 81bs. 0 PROVISIONS. MONMOTJTH, Saturday.—The market to-day was a small one. The following are the quotations:— Dressed poultry: Fowls, large size, from 7s. 6d. to 8s. per couple, or about 8d per lb. ditto, small size, from 4s. to 5s. per couple, or about lOd. per lb ducks from 5s 6d. to 7s. 6d. per • couple; turkeys, 6s. to 10s. each, or about lOd. per lb.; geese from 5s. to 8s. each, about lOd. per lb.; giblets, Is. per set. Live fowls varied from 3s. to bs. per couple: ducks from 4s. to 5s. per couple. fn™e milk butter, Is. 5d. to Is. 6d. per lb. uu- per Hen eggs, 14 for Is. Dead rabbits from Hg. to 12s. per doz. Fruit and vegetables Cooking apples, from 8d. to lOd. per quarter; seakale, 4d. per dish; turnips, 4d. to p 5 English onions, ,8d. to lOd. per gallon. utcher\s meat (prime joints only quoted):— ?i'i 10d per lb- Mutton, wether legs and saddles, 10d. per lb. ditto ewes, 9d. to 9Jd. Veal, 9d. to lad. per lb. Pork, 7d. to 8d. per lb. Pig's meat: Griskins, 8d. per lb.; spare-ribs, 7d. per lb. COWBRIDGE HIGH MAEKET, Tuesday.—The fol- lowing are the prices:—Best fresh butter, Is. 4d. to Is. 5d. per lb. Fggs, lad. to 1°. per dozen. Fowls, 4s. to 5s. per couple. BRISTOL, Wednesday.—(From fr, Francis Bar- nard's Report.)—Bacon The tendency continues in sellers' favour, but the demand for shipment, is not brisk. New York meats are firm at 6d. ad- vance. Lard has seen some fluctuations, but is unaltered on the week. Cheese firm at late rates, and in more demand.. Butter quiet. Flour firm, and more doing in medium grades. BUTTER. CARMARTHEN, Saturday. — There was a small supply of butter at our market to-day, which realised the full prices of last market, viz., Is. ld. to Is. 2d. per lb. Cheese, in large supply, sold at from 22s. to 24s. per cwt. Goa:, Thursday. — Ordinary firsts, —s.; seconds, 144s.; thirds, —s.; fourths, 95s.: fifths, 65s.: sixths, —s.; superfine, —s.; fine mild, —s. • Mild, 1488.; mild kegs, —s.; salt kegs, lsts, s. seconds, —s.; thirds, —s.; fourths.—s.; fifths' —3.; superfine kess. —s. In market, 92 firkins HAY AND STRAW. LONDON, Thursday. — Fair supplies on offer and trade continues quiet at the following Quo- tationsInferior to good hay, 5Ss to 90s • best ditto, 10°s. to 1.20s.; inferior to good clover! 70s. to 100s.; best ditto, 120s. to 136s nm- ton- stmw, 30s. to 55s. per load. p HOPS. WORCESTER, Saturday. — .(From Messrs Piercy, Longbottom, and Faram's report) — We can- not note any change on this market Some few lots keep selling as holders feel disposed to offer them, but, generally, prices are well maintained. There is also some inquiry for yearling or older dates, which are very scarce of really sound quality.' HIDE AND SKIN. BRISTOL, Saturday. — Spanish hides, 931b3. and upwards, 4id. to 4!d. per lb.; 831bs. to 921bs., 4gd. to Od. per Ib, 73lbs. to 821bs., 3jd. to Od. per lb. 631bs. to 721bs., 35d. to ad. per lb. 541bs. to 621bs., 3fd. to Od. per lb • 531bs. and under, 3d. per lb. cows, 631bs. and above, 3gd. to Oct per lb.; light, d..per lb. bulls, 3¡d. per lb heavy cuts, —d. per lb.; light and irregular,31d. per lb. Calf skins; and upwards, Sjd. per 1.; 121bs. to 161bs., 6^d. per 91bs. to lllbs., 61-<1. per under 91bs., Sid, per lb.; cut and irregular, 4Jd. per lb. chance, —d. per lb. Horse hides, 10s. 3d. to 14s. 6d.; 1st kips, 3id. per Ib 2nd ditto, 2jjd. per lb. Fat: Mutton, 3!d:; rough, 2d. Wools, D 2s. 5d.; C, 4s. Id.; B, 6s. Id. A, 7s. 3d.; X, 8s. 9d. Forward prices to Thursday:—Wools, D 2s. 7d.; C, 4* B, 6s. Od.; A, 7a. 5d. X, 9s. 2d. Fat, 2d., 31d. to 3d. i

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