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v Markets. Uax, CATTLE, Monday.—Trade was rather slow and the supply of cattle and pigs small. Prices ob. tained were Heifer beef 6d, per lb., cow beef 5d. 2 per lb., wether mutton Sd. per lb., ewe mutton 6d. 2 to 7d. per lb., lamb 8d. to 9d. per lb., cows and 2 calves J612 to JE15, yearling cattle X8 to XIO, two- year-olds £12 to £ 15, sows and pigs JE7 to L7 10s., and stores from 25s. to 30s. NEWPORT CATTLE, Wednesday. -U su Lil supply, and last week's quotatious were well maintained. B.st beef, \)1.d per lb secondary quality, Sid to 6d best wethers, 7 £ d to 8d ewes, 6d to 6d veal, 7d to 8d lamb, 8d to 8id; porker pigs, 9s 3d to 9s 5d per score. NEWPORT CORN, Wednesday.—Small attendance, farmers being mostly engaged in haymaking operations. Consequently the market was quiet. Wheat, barley, and maize was 3d to 6d per quarter dearer on the week- Oats and beans were unchanged. Fines (flour) sold at 22s per sack. NEWPORT CHKESE, Wednesday.—About 14 tons were pitched, and everything was cleared at satisfactory prices. Good attendance of buyers. Caerphillys, 36s to 42rper cwt.; fancy dairies, 436 to 45s doubles, 44s to 46s truckles, 50s. CHEPSTOW WOOL FAIR.—This annual fixed fair was held at Chepstow, on Thursday, and was well attended by buyers and sellers. Messrs. Davis, Newland, and Hunt had received between 6,000 and 7,000 fleeces, which they had stocked in large tents in the butter market, and which proved a great convenience to all concerned. The wool was all in good condition there was a rapid sale, but the prices were low, ranging from 5d to 7d per lb. One lot only reached 7id. This was an average of Id per lb. below last year's prices. MONMOUTH WOOL FAIR.—Messrs. Nelmes and Poole's fifth annual wool fair was held at the Cattle Market, on Wednesday afternoon, and proved a great success, considerably more wool being sold than in previous years. About 12,000 fleeces were sold, and of these nearly 8,000 were sent in by Mr. R. N. Jackson, of Blackbrooke, Pontrilas. Buyers from all the great wool centres attended, including representatives from Bradford, Leeds, Hereford, Heckmoudwite, Cheltenham, Abergavenny, Chepstow, etc. The prices obtained were a fair ruling average. Welsh wool fetched from 4ld to 5d per lb, Shropshire, from 6d to 7id, and a small lot of lambs wool 4|d.

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