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  2. MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL.

    There was a good deal of activity in the buying and selling of gilt-edged securities on Change yesterday. Most of the business was done in Commonwealth Government bonds, ...

    Article : 1,396 words
  3. MINING.

    As far as silver-lead stocks were concerned, a fairly firm market ruled yesterday. Proprietary was at a slightly lower level, having lost /3 at 25/9, with a turnover of 500 shares; ...

    Article : 580 words
  4. PEAPES' BUILDING.

    A gathering representative of the commercial and financial interests of the city assembled yesterday morning in what has been called the Pepys room in the gracefully designed ...

    Article : 1,213 words
  5. INTERSTATE MARKETS.

    Wheat, steady, growers' lots 4/3½ to 4/4, parcels nominally 4/5½ prompt delivery in trucks at Port Adelaide Flour is steady at £11/12/6. Mill offal is firm; bran £8/10/ pollard £7/5/. Oats, steady, [?]/ ...

    Article : 185 words
  6. SPENCER'S PICTURES, LTD.

    Spencer's Pictures, Limited, in its report for the year ended August 31, discloses a profit of £9883. Three dividends of 6d per share each were paid during the year, equal to 7½ per cent, ...

    Article : 255 words
  7. WOOL SALES.

    Wool sales were held yesterday at the Sydney Wool Exchange, Bridge-street, when the quantity catalogued totalled 9009 bales, and the sales, including private transactions, ...

    Article : 1,842 words
  8. PRODUCE.

    Although some distributors in Sussex-street noticed a slight improvement in sales of eggs yesterday, the general experience was that the supply was more than ample ...

    Article : 1,678 words
  9. INTERSTATE EXCHANGES.

    To-day's sales on 'Change included:—Commonwealth Bonds, 4½ per cent. (1925), £95/12/8; 4½ per cent. (1927), £91/7/0; 5 per cent. (1028), £95/10/; 6 per cent. (1030), £09/15/, £09/12/0, £00/10/; Bawra, 17/; ...

    Article : 189 words
  10. COMPANY NEWS.

    The Bank of New Zealand has declared a dividend of 1/4 a share, equal to l3 1-3 per cent, per annum for the half-year, ended September 30, payable as regards shares on ...

    Article : 155 words
  11. MALAYAN TIN YIELDS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 60 words
  12. FINANCIAL.

    Mr. Bruce announced at a gathering of bankers in London that no further tax-free loans would be issued in Australia. The Commonwealth, at any rate, will tax all future ...

    Article : 339 words
  13. COMMERCIAL.

    No changes in quotations for metals and hardware have been reported during the past week, and business has been on the quiet side. All the hardware houses devoted their time ...

    Article : 284 words
  14. NOTES.

    It is reported that the south west level of the South Lucknow mine has been driven a further distance of 11 feet from crosscut during the past week. The [?]re body in the face averages 2ft 6in in width, and ...

    Article : 210 words
  15. KAMUNTING TIN DREDGING.

    A cable has been received from London, dated December 16, stating that the annual meeting of Kamunting Tin Dredging, Ltd., will be held on December 20, and a dividend of 1/ per share, tax.free, ...

    Article : 57 words
  16. INTERSTATE EXCHANGES.

    To-day's sales on 'Change included:— Silver: Broken Hill Proprietary, 25/9, b 25/9, s 26/; Broken Hill, Block 10, b 2/; Block 14 (pref.), b 6/, s 6/4; Block 14 (ord.), b 2/3. s 2/5; Junction North, ...

    Article : 183 words
  17. ENEMY DEBTS.

    The Delegate of the Controller of the Clearing Office (Enemy Debts), the Acting Collector of Customs, has announced that advice has been received that a further extension of time ...

    Article : 164 words
  18. BREADSTUFFS.

    Millers offered 4/7 per bushel yesterday for wheat, prompt delivery, but for late December delivery some of the millers declined to give more than 4/51 and for January 4/6, Flour, ...

    Article : 241 words
  19. WOOL SALES.

    At the Timaru wool sale bidding was spirited, values being largely on the basis of the Christchurch sale last week. Merino ranged from /23 to /28¼; Corriedale from /19½ to /27¼; halfbred from /14[?], to ...

    Article : 105 words
  20. AS OTHERS SEE US.

    That two dominions in the Empire should proceed to extremes in a tariff quarrel appears ridiculous to people in the United States. Thus, commenting on the action of Australia ...

    Article : 339 words
  21. SCHOOL OF ARTS BURNED.

    The School of Arts was burnt down on Sunday morning, at 8 o'clock, the reading-room, library, and council room being completely destroyed; also the council's furniture and ...

    Article : 54 words
  22. THE BALANCE OF TRADE.

    Sir,—Some of the statements of the president of the Chamber of Manufactures aro so misleading and unjust to Australia that I would be glad of an opportunity to comment ...

    Article : 594 words
  23. HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES.

    The sheep and lambs yarded at the Homebush sales yesterday totalled 26,700. The quality was a good average one. Most of the sheep were shorn, with a few woolly. Lambs were fairly plentiful and in good ...

    Article : 3,028 words
  24. GENERAL MERCHANDISE.

    Current quotations for distributing lotS yesterday were:- Axes; Kelly's 3— to 4— 105/ to 110/, 4¼ to 5¼ 107/6 to 112/6, Plumb's Tasmanian pattern, 3½ to 4½ 120/ ...

    Article : 757 words
  25. INCORRECT ENGLISH.

    Sir,—With Dr. Prescott, of Newington College, I greatly deplore the fact that correct English is not employed in speaking and writing as freely as it should be. I lay the ...

    Article : 485 words
  26. BRITISH-AUSTRALIAN COTTONGROWING ASSOCIATION.

    British-Australian Cotton Growing Association, Limited, in its annual report covering the year ended August 31 last, declares a profit of £10,674, and with £1162 brought ...

    Article : 458 words
  27. HOMEBUSH TRUCKINGS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 33 words
  28. Advertising

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    Advertising : 288 words
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