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SPORTS AND PASTIMES. I

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I TT ARRETS. I LONDON CORN, MOKDAT—ENGLISH WRIAT. —There was a fair trade, and prices ruled firmer in sympathy with foreign samples: White milling lots ranged up to 35s., and reds up to 34s. 6d. per qr. FOREIGN WHEATS.—The market was very tarm at an advance of 6dL to Is. on the week. The demand was brisker: No. 1 Northerns, 37s. 9d.; No. 2 ditto, 37s. 3d. ex ship; Plates (new), 37s. ex ship; Russians, 34K. upwards; Indian, 38a. lauded. MAIZE.There was a rather better inquiry, and both Plate and South Russian samples were held for 6d. advance: Plate, 24s. 3d.; South Russian, 23s. 3d., to 23s. 6d. upwards landed. OATS.—The market was firmer in sympathy with other feeding stuffs, and an improvement of 3d. was recorded in most descriptions: Plates. 15s. 3d. Danubiana, 15s.; White Libaus, 15s.; Canadians, 17s. 9d. upwards; Chilians, 18s. Sd. landed. BAKLEY. Grinding and feeding barleys cleared steadily at. a. slight advance: South Rus- sian. 20s. 9d. landed. Malting and brewing lot* wore firmly held for recent rates: English, 28s. to 37s.; Hungarian and Bohemian, 34s. 6d. to 42s.; Smyrna, 30s. to 35s.; Danubian, 24s. to 26s. 6d.; Riga, 27s. to 27s. 6d. per 4481b. BEANS AND PEAS. —There was a quiet demand at full rates. LONDON FLOUR, MONDAY.—Prices showed a forward tendency, reflecting the increased strength of wheat. Trade was moderately brisk: English Town-made Patents, 28s. to 30s.; ditto Country-made, 26s. to 28s.; American Patents, 27s. 6d. to 29s. 6d.; ditto Bakers', 23s. 6d. to 25s. 6d. per sack, LONDON CATTLE, MONDAY.—Beast entries on to-day's market, numbered 800, an increase of 40 compared with last Monday. Trade, though quiet, ruled very steady for fine bullocks as fol- lows Scotch, 5s. to 5s. 2d.; exceptionally, 5. 4d.; Devons, 5s. to 5s. 2d.; Norfolks, 5s. to 5s. 2d.: Shorthorns, 4s. 8d. to 5s. Fat cows and bulls cleared quietly, but prices were rather harder. The former were quoted from 3s. JOd. to 4s. 2d., and the latter from 3s. 6d. to 4s. Twenty-five milch cows offered, and prices ranged from JG17 to .£23 each. Three thousand three hundred and ninety sheep were penned in the market, a decrease of 710. Trade ruled steady, and prices were inclined to work higher. LONDON MEAT, MONDAY.—Trade quiet; supplies moderate: Beef, English, 4s. 2d. to 4s. 6d.; American, 3s. lOd. to 4s. 2d.: Scotch, 4s. 4d. to 5s.; Argentine hindquarters, 3s. 4d. to 3s. 8d. Mutton, English wethers, 4s. 6d. to 5s. ewes, 3s. 8d. to 4s.; Scotch ewes, 3s. 8d. to 4s.: tegs, 4s. 8d. to 6s.; New Zealand, 3s. to 3, 4d. Lamb, English, 6s. to 7s. 4d<: Austra- lian. 3s. 8d. to 4s. Veal, 4s. 8d. to 6s. Pork, 4s. to 5s. per stone. LONDON PROVISIONS, MONDAY.—Butter firm: Danish, 120s. to 124s.; Normandy, 118s. to 130.s.; Australian, 104s. to 116s.; Russian, 104s. to 116s.; Argentine, 104s. to 116s.; New Zealand. 110s. to 120s. per cwt. Cheese steady: Canadian, 66s. to 72s.; Dutch, 60s. to 74s. per cwt. Bacon: Irish, 62, to 80s. Continental, 50s. to 68s. per cwt. ITams quiet: American, 66s. to 76s. per cwt. Eggs steady. LONDON POTATO, MONDAY.—Trade ruled steady for good supplies. Quotations: Lincolns, 60s. to 76s. King Edwards, 60s. to 75s.; Kente and Essex, 50s. to 65s.; Siltlands, 50s. to 55s.; Blacklands, 45s. to 55s. per ton. BRADFORD WOOL, MONDAY.—The market fully maintains its strong tone, and as stocks of raw wool are bare, topmakers are very stiff, and prices both for neri noes and crossbreds are aerainst the buyer. Efforts are being made to farce up prices, and though the higher figures asked cannot be made, fractional advances are paid on last week's rates. There is a steady business in English wools, and holders are able to make better rates.

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I AGRICULTURAL NOTES.

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RBVIEW OF THE CORN TRADE.

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