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TWO AVIATORS RILLED IN RUSSIA^…

IREVIEW OF THE CORN TRADE.

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MARKETS. ) LONDON CORN, MONDAY. ENGLISH WHEAT.—There was a fair attendance, but trade was slow for home wheats, which are becoming rather nominal: White milling lots, 36s. to 38s. ditto reds, 36s. to 37s. 6d. per qr. FOREIGN WHEATS.—The market was not very brisk, and prices were often 3d. to 6d. down on the week: No. 1 Northerns, 37s. 3d. No. 2 ditto, 36s. 9d. ex ship; Russian, 33s. upwards; Australian, 38s. 9d. Indian, 37s. 6d. upwards landed. MAIZE.—The demand was moderate, and prices ruled somewhat below the recent best: Plate, 25s. 6d. upwards; Odessa, 26s. 3d. to be landed. OATS.—There was not much trade to test prices, which favoured buyers on the week: Plates, 16s. 3d. upwards landed; Bahia Blancas, 16s. 9d. Canadians, 19s. upwards; heavy Russians, 22s. upwards landed. BARLEY.—Grinding and feeding barleys met a slow sale, but prices are held steady by scarcity: South Russian, 23s. 9d. Canad'.m, 23s. 6d. landed. Malting lots were fi/inly held for late rates: Russian brewing quality, 26s. to 27s. 6d. Canadian brewing quahty, 25s. 9d. to 26s. 3d. Chilian, 30s. to 34s. per W lbs. BEANS AND PEAS.—There was a quiet trade, prices being unchanged. LONDON FLOUR, MONDAY.—The market has drooped a little on the week, and the in- quiry is slow Town-made Patents, 28s. fid. to 30s. 6d. ditto Country-made, 25s. to 27s. American Patents, 27s. 6d. to 29s. 6d.; ditto Bakers', 23s. 6d. to 26s. per sack. LONDON CATTLE. MONDAY. — Beast en- tries on to-day's market numbered 750, an in- crease of 30 compared with last Monday. Trade ruled slow. even for the best bullocks, but there was no quotable decline: Scotch, 5s. 2d. to 5s. 4d. Norfolks, 5s. 2d. exception- ally, 5s. 4d. Shorthorns, 4s. 8d. to 5s. Dub- lins, 4s. 9d. to 4s. lid. Fat slaughtering cows and bulls cleared very slowly The former fetched 3s. lOd. to 4s. 2d. and the latter 3s. 6d. to 3s. lOd. exceptionally, 4s. Five thousand and sixty shep\ were penned in the market, an increase of 630. Trade ruled dull, and the ten-  Down tegs, dency was in buyer's favour: Best Down tegs, 5s. 8d. to 6s.; best half breds. 3s. 2d. to 5s. 6d. best Down ewes. 3s. 8d. to 4s. Lambs, 6s. 6d. to 6s. lOd. per stone. No calves offered, Twenty milch cows arrived, and were quoted from £17 to k23 each. LONDON MEAT, MONDAY.—Trade quiet; supplies good: Beef, English. 4- to 4s. 4d.; American. 4.s. to 4s. 4d. Scotch, 4s. 4d. to 5s.; Argentine hindquarters. 3s. to 36. 8d. Mutton, English wethers, 4s. 8d. to 5s. 4d. ewes, 3s. 4d. to 3s. 8d. Scotch ewes. 3s. 4d. to 3s. 8d. tegs. 5s. to 5s. 8d. New Zealand, 2s. 6d. to 3s. Lamb. English, 5<s. 4d. to 65.; New Zealand, 3s. to 3s. 8d. Veal, 4-s. 4d. to 5s. 4d. Pork, 3s. 2d. to 3s. 8d. per stone. LONDON PROVISIONS, MONDAY.—Butter quiet: Danish, 114s. to 118s.; Normandy, 100s. to 116s.; New Zealand, 100s. to 116?; Irish, 100s. to 112s.; Australian, 96s. to 108s.; Russian. 96s. to 100s. per cwt. Cheese quiet: Canadian. 62s. to 70s. Dutch, 56s. to 64s. per cwt. Bacon steady: Irish, 60s. to 78s.; Conti- nental, 50s. to 72s. per cwt. Hams quiet: American, 70s. to 82s. per cwt. Eggs slow. LONDON POTATO. MONDAY. Trade steady for fair supplies. Quotations: Old Scotch, 90s. to 100s. Blacklands, 65s. to 75s. per ton Jerseys and Guernseys, 8s. 6d. np- wards St. Malos, 8s.; Cherbourgs, 7s. 6d. upwards per cwt. BRADFORD WOOL, MONDAY.—The mar- ket here is doing no more than marking time. Wool prices are altogether out of proportion to the prices which can be made for tops, the latter are firm at recent quotations, except in the lower sorts of cross-breds, which are a shade easier. In English wools there is stin no movement, users being very cautious, and those in yarn trade are still loud in their com- plaints.

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