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IAGRICULTURAL NOTES.

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REVIEW OF THE CORN TRADE.

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MARKETS. LONDON CORN, MONDAY.—The market -was well attended, and prices ruled firmer in most directions on the week. ENOLISH WHEAT.—There was a light trad e for restricted supplies, and prices continued to range up to 083. for white milling lots, and up to 37s. 6d. per qr. for red aitto. FOREIGN WHEATS.—-Trade was moderate in volume. and the tendency was in sellers' favour on the week No. 1 Northerns, 36s. 9d.; -N-o. 2 ditto. 36s. 3d. ex ship; Indian, 36s. 6d. upwards; Australia! 38s. 6d.; Russian, 33s. upwards landed. MAIZE.—There wa* moderate support for fair supplies, and tl/e tone ruled firm Plate. 25s. 9d. South Russian, 26s. 3d. landed; South African. 25s. landed. OAT.S.—The demand was moderate, and the tendency of the market was firm at a small advance on the week: Plates, 16s. 9d. up- wards; Bahia Blaneas, 17s. 3d.; Canadians, 19s. upwards; Heavy Russian, 22s. upwards landed. BABI.EY.—Grinding and feeding lots were held for full prices, but the demand was not very brisk. Od<•«. 23s. Dd. Canadian, 23s. 6d. landed. Malting lots were quietly cheerful, supplies being still moderate: Eng- lish nominal; Brewing Chilian, 30s. to 32s.; Chevalier ditto, 29s. to 34s. Oregon, 29s. to 33s. per 4481b. BEANS AND PEAS.—There was a light trade at unchanged prices. LONDON FLOUR, MONDAY.—The market, met a slow but steady trade, and the under- toue was harder in sympathy with wheat: English Town-made Patents, 27s. 6d. to 30s. 6d.; (litto County-made, 25s. to 27s. American Patents. 2(5s. Gd. to 29s. Gd. ditto Bakers', 23s. to 2Gs. per sack. LONDON CATTLE, MONDAY.—Beast en- tries on to day s market numbered 730, a de- crease of 40 compared with last Monday. Trade was extremely dull even for the finest bullocks: Scotch met a very slow demand at 5s. 2d. to 5s. 4d. Devious, 5s. 2d. exception- ally, 4d. Norfolk.s. lis. to 5s. 2d.; Dublins, 4£. lOd. to 5s. Fat slaughtering cows cleared very slowly at 3s. 8d. to 4s. but fat bulls ruled firm on scarcity, and were held for 3s. 6d. to 4s. Ten milch cows offered, and fetched k-17 to J': 10.0;. each. Four thousand five hundred and forty sheep were penned in the market, an increase of 100 over last Monday. LONDON :MEAT,MoNDAY.-Trade quiet; supplies moderate Beef, English, 4s. to 4s. 4d.; Scotch, 4s. 6d. to 5s.; American, 4s. to 4s. 2d. Argentine hindquarters, 3s. 6d. to 3s. lOtl. Mutton, English wethers, 5s. to 5s. 4(1.; ewes. 3s. 4d. to 3s. 8d.; Scotch ewes, 3s. 4d. to 3s. Sd. tegs, 5s. 4d. to 6s. 8d. New Zealand, 2s. 8d. to 3s. 4d. Lamb, English, 5s. 4d. to Gs. 4d. New Zealand, 4s. to 4s. 4d. Veal. 4s. 4d. to 5s. 4d. Pork, 3s. io 3s. 6d. per stone. LONDON PROVISIONS, MONDAY.—But- ter steadv: Irish. 100s. to 114s.; Normandy, 100s. to 114s. Danish, 120s. to 124s. Dutch, 104s. to 106. Australian, 100s. to 110s. New Zealand, 108.s. to 118s.; Russian, 96s. to 1046. per cwt. Cheese quiet: Canadian, 62s. to 70s.; Dutch, 50s. to 64s. per cwt. Bacon dull: Irish, 60s. to 74s.; Continental, 50s. to 68s. per cwt. Eggs slow. Hams firm. LONDON POTATO, MONDAY. Trade steady for moderate supplies. Quotations: Old Scotch, 85s. to 90s. per ton; New Jerseys. 7s. t'td. to 8s. Guernseys, 7s. to 7s. 6d. French, Gs. upwards per cwt. BRADFORD WOOL, MONDAY.—The main interest, just now centres round the London sales, which open to morrow, and here opinion prevails that merinoes and fine cross-breds will be dearer and coarse cross- breds in favour of buyers. To-day here for a, sixty-fours top 2s. 8d. is more readily ob- tainable. Business is mostly in merinoes, cross-breds being neglected. In English wools there is as yet no response to the country fairs.

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