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  2. TRADE AND FINANCE.

    Countries whose import and export trade in 1930 represented in value between 80 and 85 per cent. of the world total show a decline from 1929 of 18.9 per cent. in ...

    Article : 224 words
  3. MINES AND METALS.

    The adverse exchange rates have returned premiums amounting to 208,776 to the West Australian gold mining industry during the 14 months ended on ...

    Article : 94 words
  4. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 86 words
  5. Eastern States.

    ADELAIDE, April 8.—Wheat, growers' lots, 2/0½ . Flour, £6, cash. Bran, £3/15/. Pollard, £4/10/. Oats, good feed Algerians, 1/6. Barley No. 1, 2/2. Chaff, 3/7/6. Hay, £1/15/. ...

    Article : 237 words
  6. SOUTHERN CROSS ACTIVITIES.

    SOUTHERN CROSS, April 6.—Mr. J. E. Geary presided at the monthly sittings of the Warden's Court on Thursday. The application of Messrs. Alp and Lloyd to ...

    Article : 140 words
  7. MATCHES AND JUTE.

    The firm of Philips and Pike (New Zealand, Melbourne and Sydney) has been absorbed by Harrisons, Ramsay, Pty., Ltd., and Mr. L. D. Philips has become ...

    Article : 180 words
  8. UNOFFICIAL SHARE EXCHANGE.

    Shares Exchange, Ltd., has been registered in Melbourne with a nominal capital of £10,000, to establish an exchange for dealing in shares not listed on the Stock Exchange of Australia. ...

    Article : 101 words
  9. Deliveries by Rail.

    Arrivals of grain and farm produce received at stations in the metropolitan area by rail from the country for the week ended April 4, 1931, compared with arrivals for weeks ...

    Article : 111 words
  10. RE-TREATMENT OF TAILINGS.

    KALGOORLIE, April 8.—During March Golden Horseshoe (New), Ltd., retreated 37,537 tons of the company's tailings dump for a yield estimated at 6,681. The estimated working ...

    Article : 40 words
  11. TONGKAH HARBOUR TIN.

    The manager of Tongkah Harbour Tin (N.L.) reports (April 3):—During March, dredges worked 1,139 hours. treated 270,000 cubic yards, and obtained 09 torn of tin.—April 6): ...

    Article : 68 words
  12. PERTH BANK CLEARANCES.

    Bank clearances at the Perth Clearing House during the week ended April 6, were £1,088,318 lighter than in the week ended April 7, last year. Easter holidays. ...

    Article : 119 words
  13. THE METAL MARKET.

    The following were the official London metal quotations (middle prices) on April 7, as received by the Australian Mines and Metals Association from the London Metal Exchange:— ...

    Article : 155 words
  14. Fruit and Vegetables.

    APPLES.—Good supplies were forward to a firm demand at yesterday's auction sales at the Metropolitan Markets. Granny Smiths increased in volume and the demand for them and ...

    Article : 482 words
  15. FOREIGN EXCHANGE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 221 words
  16. ISLAND TRADE.

    Although gross profits of Burns, Philp (South Sea) Company, Ltd., were £7,078 lower than for the previous year, net profits for the year ended December 31. ...

    Article : 168 words
  17. THE WOOL TRADE.

    Referring to the unsatisfactory position of the piece-goods market the Bradford correspondent of the "Times Trade Supplement" writes that although there has ...

    Article : 353 words
  18. POLICE COURTS.

    Disorderly Conduct and Resisting.—James O'Halloran (24). labourer, charged with having been drunk, and given a false name and address to Constable Pinner, was ordered three weeks' ...

    Article : 467 words
  19. RUSSIAN TRADE STRENGTH.

    Interesting figures relating to the increasing importance of Russia as a factor in world trade were given to the recent international convention of chambers of ...

    Article : 331 words
  20. Fruit Deliveries by Rail.

    Fruit deliveries by rail at Perth for the week ended April 4, 1931, amounted to 8,148 cases, compared with 9,509 cases for the week ended March 28, 1931 and 10,940 cases for the week ...

    Article : 42 words
  21. Farm and Dairy Produce.

    POULTRY.—Heavy supplies were forward to a poor demand, with values fairly steady at rates ruling last week. Average quotations per pair were:—Cockerels, prime, 6/ to 8/ ...

    Article : 348 words
  22. LIVE STOCK.

    Buyers of sheep and lambs at the Midland Junction market yesterday had to be content with poorer quality yardings than has been the case at recent markets. A ...

    Article : 718 words
  23. THE GRAIN TRADE.

    Wheat production in Canada last year totalled 397,872,000 bushels according to the final estimate issued by the Canadian Bureau of Statistics. The yield shows ...

    Article : 143 words
  24. CONDITIONS IN AMERICA.

    "Developments in recent weeks have not entirely borne out the optimistic hopes that were aroused by the industrial revival of early January," says the ...

    Article : 241 words
  25. Cattle.

    Quotations.—Best quality handy-weight bullocks, £11 to £12, with odd beasts to £13/17/6; good quality light-weight bullocks, £10 to £11; fair quality, £8/10/ to £9/10/; small and ...

    Article : 110 words
  26. FREMANTLE.

    Refusing Same and Address.—Charged with having refused to give his name and address to a police constable, Richard Bisset was cautioned and ordered to pay costs. ...

    Article : 264 words
  27. Firm's Report.

    MESSRS. NELSON and CO., Metropolitan Markets, agents for the Poultry and Egg Producers' Society report the following prices ruling under date (April 8):— ...

    Article : 151 words
  28. British Markets Steady.

    LONDON, April 7.—Cargoes were steady to-day, but buyers did not respond when sellers advanced their prices from 3d. to 6d. a quarter. Parcels although quiet, were from 3d. to 6d. ...

    Article : 98 words
  29. Pigs.

    Choppers.—Fair supply, with values a shade easier, heavy-weights, 60/ to 80/; medium, 40/ to 55/; light, 30/ to 37/6. Baconers: Fair supply, Values firmer, Heavy-weights, 47/ to ...

    Article : 1,062 words
  30. GEOPHYSICAL PROSPECTING.

    Sir,—Professor Ross stated, in his letter which appeared to-day, that he saw "no reason to believe that the divining rod is actuated by external forces; that ...

    Article : 307 words
  31. Chicago Option Again Easier.

    CHICAGO, April 7.—Wheat options to-day closed as follow:—May, 84 cents a bushel (April 6, 84 cents); July, 60¾ cents (61¾ cents); September, 59½ cents (60 3-8 cents); December, ...

    Article : 44 words
  32. Firm's Report.

    Westerlian Farmers, Ltd. reports that included in its offering at the Midland Junction market yesterday were the following nice pens of sheep:—59 crossbred lambs from E. G. Whitfield. ...

    Article : 77 words
  33. Local Prices.

    Merchants yesterday were offering 1/8¾ on a 4d. freight basis for export wheat. ...

    Article : 15 words
  34. CHILDREN'S COURT.

    Bad Language—A boy was fined 1 for having used obscene language in Aberdeen-street. Another boy, charged with having used threatening language, was fined 1/10/. In the letter case it was ...

    Article : 108 words
  35. Private Cablegrams.

    The Wheat Pool and Westralian Farmers, Ltd., have received the following cablegrams, which were despatched on April 7:—London.—Australian wheat: The value of steamer cargoes ...

    Article : 131 words
  36. GALVANISED IRON DUTY.

    The new tariff schedules announced last week increased the duty on galvanised iron imported from Great Britain by 3/10/ per ton, making the duty 5/10/. ...

    Article : 468 words
  37. TAXIS AND PRIVATE CARS.

    Sir,—I heard some time ago that the taxi drivers on the run between Perth and Fremantle were not allowed to carry more than one passenger in the front seat with ...

    Article : 173 words
  38. BETTING SHOPS.

    Sir,—Every week we read in your paper of "raids" by plainclothes police on betting shops within the city and suburbs, followed by these offenders being fined ...

    Article : 134 words
  39. MARKET REPORTS.

    WHEAT.—The market was very weak at the metropolitan chaff and grain sales yesterday. A truck of f.a.q. grin, ex Welbungin, Gc7648, was passed in at 2/1., being nominally quoted at ...

    Article : 228 words
  40. Lambs.

    Quotations.—Best hoggets, 13/ to 14/; good, 11/ to 12/; medium 9/ to 10/; inferior 7/ to 8/; best lambs, 15/ to 16/; good, 13/ to 14/; medium, 10/ to 11/; inferior, 8/ to 9/. ...

    Article : 394 words
  41. Sheep.

    Quotations,—Best Merino wethers, 14/ to 15/; odd pens to 16/; good, 12/ to 13/; medium, 10/ to 11/; inferior, 8/ to 9/. Best Merino ewes, 12/ to 13/; good, 10/ to 11/; ...

    Article : 782 words
  42. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 119 words
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