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MARKETS. WELSHPOOL CORN, MONDA Y.- Prices Wheat, 12s 6d to 13s Od per 240lbs; barley, 15s Od to 16s Od per 280 lbs; oats, 12s Od to 12s 6d per 2251bs. WS,LSHP00LGENEitAL,M0nday.—Wholesale prices Butter Is 3d to ls4dper lb; eggs 0 to 12 for Is fowls Os Od to 3s Od per couple chickens, 4s Od to 5s Od; ducks, 4s 6d to 5s 6d rabbits, Is 6d to Is 8d per couple. NEWTOWN GENERAL, TUESDAY.—Eggs 0 to 12 for Is butter Is 3d to ls4d per lb; fowls 3s Od to Os Od; chickens 4s Od to 5s Od; ducks 4s Od to5s0d; rabbits, Is 6d to Is 8d per couple. LIVERPOOL CORN, TUESDAY. Wheat, quiet, unchanged, led, id to Id under Friday. 1 2 Californian, 68 3d to 6s 3d; 1 Duluth, old, 68 ld to 6s 2d; new, 6s iyd to 6s 1 Jjd. Beans, un- changed Saidi, 27s 6d to 27s 9d. Peas, abcut Id dearer, 5s 6d. Oats, best whites, Id dearer, 2s 4d to 2s 7d. Maize, quiet trade, about ;J;-d under 1 rid ay mixed, 3s 5d to 3s 6d. Flour, unchanged. BIRMINGHAM CATTLE, TUESDAY.—Short supply, on account of stoppage imports through Govern- ment having chartered so many vessels, prices higher. Prices ruled as follows: -Beef, Here- fords, Od to 7 £ d shorthorns, 6d to 7d bulls and cows, 4Jd to 6d calves, Oct to Od wethers, 8d to 8jd ewes and rams, 5d to 6d per lb bacon pigs, 7s 6d to 7s 9d; porkets, 8" 6d to 9s 3d sows, Gs 3d to 6s 4d per score. LONDON HAY AND STRAW, TUESDAY.—Prices:— Good to prime hay, 70s to 87s 6d inferior to fair, 55s to 65s; good to prime clover, 75s to 100s inferior to fair ditto, 60s Od to 70s mixture and sainfoin, 60s Od to 85s Od; straw, 24s to 36s per load. SALFORD CATTLE, TUESDAY. At market 2,893 cattle, which met with a good demand and prime qualities dearer; sheep, 7,638, with trade qui-t and prices favouring buyers calves, 121, a better trade. Quotations as follows Cattle, 5d 2 to 8jd; sheep, 6d to 8Jd calves, 5d to 8^d per I b. 2 2 ?7 LIVERPOOL CATTLE I\IARIŒ'L',MoNDAY.-Numbers: Beasts, 1,666; sheep, 4,080. Qiiotationg.Best beasts, Od to 6fd second, 6d to 6d; third, 51 d to 5|d best Scotch sheep, 8Jd to 9d; other sorts, 6^d to 7d per lb. The supply of stock was larger 4 than last week, showing an increase of 232 beasts, and an increase of 1,481 sheep. Fair demand for all classes at about late rates. CORK BUTTER, Thursday.—Prim est, -E prime, -s; firsts, -s; seconds 97s kegs, s; thirds 80s; kegs -s fourths 69s fifths —s choicest -s; choice -s; superfine -6; fine mild 100s kege—e mild —s choicest boxes —s choice boxes, -I In market 27, which were classified as follows:- Primest 0, prime 0, firsts 0, seconds 16, third. 8, fourths 0, fifths 0, choicest 0, choice 0, super- fine 0, fine mild 2, mild 0, choicest boxes 0, choice 0, unbranded 1, kegs 1. Fresh butter A, 99s to 98s; ditto B, 91s to 88s. OSWESTRY MONTHLY HORSE FAIR, WEDNKSDAY.— There was a smaller fair than. usual, probably owing to farmers taking their horses to centres for disposal to the War Office. There was also a small attendance of dealers. Useful cart horses made from X40 to £ 50 each; cobs and hacks £18 to X20. OSWESTRY MONTHLY BUTT ER AND CHBEJB FAIR.— At the Monthly Butter and Cheese fair held in the Powis Hall on Wednesday, 125 tubs of butter and 168 cheese were pitched. Quotations Butter, lOjd to lid per lb. Bacoil Hams, 7d to 8d 2 flitches, 6d to 7d per lb. Cheese: Half meated, 55s Od to 60s; fat, 65s to 70s per cwt. OSWESTRY CORN MARKET, WEDNESDAY. — The following were the quotationsWhite wheat (old) Os Od to Os Od white wheat (new), 5s 9d to 6s Od per 751bs red wheat (old), Os Od to Os Od; red wheat (new), 5s 9d to 6s Od per 7blbs old oats, 13s Od to 13s 6d new oats, 10s 6d to 118 6d per 2001bs; malting barley, 16s Od to 18a Od grinding barley, 13s 6d to 14s Od per 2801bs. OSWESTRY GENERAL MARKET, WEDNESDAY.— Quotations :—Butter, Is 3d to Is 4d per lb; eggs 8 to 9 for Is; beef, 6d to 8d per lb; mutton, 7d to 9d; lamb, 8d to 9d veal, 7d to 8d pork, 6d to 8d fowls, 4s Od to 5s Od per couple ducks, 5s Od to 6s Od per couple; rabbits, 28 2d to 2s 4d per couple; geese, 7d to 8d; turkeys, lOd to lid per lb; 2 potatoes, 8d per score. OSWRSTRY WEEKLY CATTLE FAIR.—There was a good supply of stock, especially of pigs at the Smithfield 4ØU Wednesday. Messrs Whitfield and Son sold 205 cattle and calves, and 834 sheep and pigs Messrs Hall, Wateridge and Owen, in conjunction with Mr Doody, sold 95 cattle and calves, and 48 sheep and lambs and Messrs Whitfield and Batho had [heir usual sales Prices ruled as folloivs Beef, 6d to 7d per lb; IlJutton, 6d to 7d per lb. veal, Yd to 8d per lb • pork pigs, 78 6d to 3s Od bacon pigs, Os Od to 7s 6d per score. ELLKSMERE, TUESDAY. —Quotations as follows Wheat (new) lis 6d to 12s Od per 225 lbs; barley (new), 16s Od to 18,s Od per 280 lbs; oats (new), 10s Od to 10s 6d per 200 lbs; butter, Is 2d to Is 3d per lb eggs, 8 to 10 for is fowls, 3s 6d to 5s Od ducks, 4s 6d to 6s Od rabbits, 2s Ocl to 2s 4d per couple. WHITCHURCH, FRIDAY. — Wheat, 4.s Od to 4s Id per 75 lbs barley, 3s 9d to 4s Od per 70 lbs; oats, 2s 6d to 3s 3d per 50 I bs eggs, 7 to 9 for Is butter Is 2d to Is 4d pei 16 oz; fowls, 4s Os to 4s 6d per couple; ducks, 5s Od to 6s Od per couple; potatoes, Od to 9d per score; beef, 5d to 8d; mutton, 7d to 9d lamb, 7d to 9d veal, 7d to 8d pork, 6d to 7d per lb rabbits, is lOd to 2s Od per couple kllples, lJ to 2d per quarter. BRADFORD WOOL, THURSDAY7.—There is a quiet market to-day, but, nevertheless, a firm one, and sellers feel every confidence in the future of prices. Business is rather scarce, for users of wool have recently bought up to their full requirement, and do not feel at, all inclined to go in advance of that under present circumstances, but sullers are not at all eager. Everything is firm at late quotation, unless it be the stronger kinds of English, such as Gloucesters and Lincolns, which are very much neglected. For su-ch wools as downs and Shrop- shires there continues to be strong inquiry.