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NEW SOUTH WALES.
(By Telegraph from Our Correspondent.)
SYDNEY, JULY 21. BANK MEETINGS.
Tho half-yearly meeting of the Commer- cial Banking Company of Sydney was held to-day. The balance-sheet showed that the balance at profit and loss amounted to £59,000, out of which a dividend at the rate of 8 per cent was declared, and a sum of £19,000 carried forward. Sir Edward Knox, the chairman, In moving the adoption of the report and balance-sheet, said tbnt every bank now showed an advance, and the general prospects of the colony appeared to bo more encouraging than at any time during tho past four years. The report and balance-sheet were adopted, and .Mr G. J. Cohen was re-elected director.
At the half-yearly meeting of the City Bank of Sydney to-day the balance-sheet showed a net profit of £8000, and a dividend of 4. per cent was declared.
THE ENGLISH FOOTBALLERS.
The English football team have decided not to visit New Zealand.