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MARKETS. LONDON CORN, MONDAY-ENGLISH WHEAT. —There was a fairly good attendance on market, but English wheats were quiet, and not very firm, while the whole market wa 1liciiiied to ease from last week's best: English white milling lots ranged up to 37s., and reds up to 36s. per qr. FOREIGN WHEATS. Condition* were sluggish, and 3d. less money was taken for most descrip- tions on the week: No. 1 Northerns, 37s. 6d.; No. 2 ditto. 37s. ex ship: Plate. 36s. 6d. lanit, 3 Russian, 33s. 6d. upwards; Indian.3S". 3d. tip- wards ex ship to arrive. MAIZE.—There was only a limited inquiry, but owing to the limited character of supplies trade kept firm: Plate. 27s. landed: South African, 27s. upwards landed. OATS.—A moderate business was reported, and most samples were held for fully late rates: Plates, 16s. 3d. landed; Canadians, 19s. 3d. German, 18s.; heavy Russians, 21s. upwards landed. BARLEY. Grinding and feeding barleys re- mained scarce and firm Canadian, 21s. 6d. landed. Malting lots, though quiet, were well rylaiiitaine,l.. Pr:isli nominal: Smyrna, 29s. to 33s.; brewing Californian, 30s. to 32s. 6d.; Oregon, 29s. to 33s. Plate, 23s. 6d. to 26s. per 44Slb. BEAKS AND PEAs.-The-re was a fair demand at steady rates. LONDON FLOUR. MONDAY. Market con- ditions were slow, though the colder weather assisted the consumpti ve demand English Town-made Patents, 27s. 6d. to 29'. 6d. ditto Countrv-made, 24s. to 26s. American Patents, 26s. to 29s.; ditto Bakers' 23s. to 26s. per sack. LONDON CATTLE. MONDAY.—Beast entries on to-day's market numbered 550, a decrease of 200 compared with last. Monday's figures. Trade was steadier owing to the smaller sup- plies and the colder weather. The lipet bullocks were quoted as follows: Scotch, 4 s. lOd. to 5s. 2d.; Norfolks. 4s. lOd. to Ss., exceptionally, 5s. 2d Shorthorns. 4>. 8d. to 5s. Fat cowa and bulls met a,f.teady sale; the former being quoted at 3s. lOd. to 4s., exceptionally 4s. 2d.; and the latter at 3s. 6d. to 3s. lOd. Twenty milch cows offered, and the quotation for the best was < £ 23 each. Five thousand one hundred and sixty sheep were penned in the market, an increas-e of 260. Trade ruled slow as follows: Best Down tegs, 6s. to 6s. 4d. best half-breds, 5s. 2d. to 5s. 6d. best, Down ewes, 3s. lOd. to 4s. 2d. Lambs, 7s. 4d. downwards per stone. Five calves offered, but trade was too timall to quote. LONDON MEAT, MONDAY. Trade Supplies moderate: Beef. English, lOd. to 4s.: American, 3s. lOd. to 4s. Scotch, 4s. to 4s. fd.. Argentine hindquarters. 3s. 4d. to 4&. Mutton, English wethers, 4s. Sd. to 5s. 2d. ewes. 3s. 4d. to 3s. 8d. Scotch ewes, 3s.. 4d. to 3s. 8d.: teg*. 5s. to 6s.: New Zealand. 3s. to 3s. 4d. La.mb. English, 5s. 6d. to 6s. 4d.: New Zealand, 3s. 6d. to 4s. Veal, 4s. 8d. to 5s. 6d. Pork, 3s. to 3s. 6d. per stone. LONDON POTATO. MONDAY. Trade steady for fair supplies as follows. Quotations: Lincolns, 75s. to 85s. King Edwards, 80s. to 90s.; Kents and Essex, 65s. to 75?. Blacklands, 55s. to 65s. per ton; Jerseys and Guernseys, 13s. upwards; Teneriffes and Canaries, 10s. upwards per cwt. LONDON PROVISIONS, MONDAY.—Butter quiet: Danish, 112- to 116s.; Normandy, ICOs. to 116s.: New Zealand, 100s. to 116s.; Irish, 100s. to 112s.: Australian, 90s. to 102s.; Rus- sian, 90%. to 102s. per cwt. Cheese quiet: Cana- dian, 64s. to 70s. Dutch, GO.. to 74". per cwt. Bacon steady: Irish, 60s. to 78s.; Continental, 50s. to 76s. per cwt. Hams firm: American, 66s. to 80s. per cwt. Eggs steady. BRADFORD WOOL, MONDAY.—The market is extremely quiet so far as new business goes, the present high prices forcing users to a hand- to-mouth policy. Merinoes ar" very stiff, ond up to 2s. 8d. is asked for sixtyfours tops, but this cannot be made. Crossbreds are not hanged, and English wools are neglected, but. "n neuter case are quotations altered. Yarn trade con- tinues most disappointing.

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