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WEEKLY MARKET REPORT.
The markets the past week do not
show any very marked change from
the usual run. A large shipment ar
rived in Seattle on Tuesday from San
Francisco, but the principal commodity
was grapes. The merchants had look
ed for a big quantity of apples, but
were disappointed, as there was but a
small consignment. The demand for
apples has continued good and the
price rules good. Shipments from
Washington points are expected to sell
There is a good demand for potatoes
now, the spuds having taken a rise
]i^ffly. Local consignments sell at
~ima\ $17 to $18, while Yakimas bring
as much as $20. Not much is sent in
from outside the state, and farmers are
holding their crop in the expectation
of a rise shortly.
Hay and grain have been practically
stationary, as compared with the quo
tations last week, the former bringing
$8 to $10 for Puget Sound stuff and $12
to $15 for Eastern Washington timo
Butter and eggs are quoted at the
same figures as last week, but ' the
tendency of butter prices is to rise and
before another week the figure is like
ly to be higher than now. Eggs have
a vast difference between the quota
tions for ranch and eastern stock, the
former, which is hard to get, selling
at 30c, and a few consignments having
secured 31c. The ruling price is 29c.
Poultry is not making much head
way now. The market is well sup
plied and a carload came in two days
,a» from Nebraska, containing about
M* fowls. They are not in good con
dition and the quality is below what
is wanted on the Seattle markets. The
firm that brought them in will not
make much out of the shipment, if any
The following prices are being offer
ed to the producer by the local deal
ers for delivery in round lots on the
dock and in the car at Seattle:
Grain—Oats, $20@21; barley, $17.
--50: wheat, chicken feed, $19; bran,
$14; shorts, $15.
Hay—Puget sound, $8@$10; East
ern Washington timothy, $12@15; al
falfa, $9.50 per ton.
Poultry—Chickens, live 10c: spring
$firstname.lastname@example.org doz.; turkeys, 14c; geese,
10c; ducks, $3 $4.50 doz.
Live stock —Choice beef cattle, cows,
4@4%c; steers, 4 ]/£@sc; choice sheep,
4%@5c; good hogs, live, 4V&C; hogs,
dressed, 61/L'C; calves, dressed, large,
6&; small, 9c; calves, live, large, 4c;
Hides, pelts and wool —Heavy sound
salted steers, over 60 lbs, B^c; medi
um, sound, per lb, 8c; light, sound, un
der 56 lbs, 7 1 / £ c; cows, sound, all
weights, 7 1 / £ c; stags, bulls and oxen,
4%@5 1 / £ c; salted kips, 7y 2 c; calves,
per lb, B^c; green hides, lc less than
salted: dry hides, per lb, 12 y 2 c; dry
culls, one-third less; summer deer, per
lb, 22@25c; winter deer, dry, 14@18c;
papery deer, B@lsc; dry elk, 9@loc;
green elk, 4@sc; sheep pelts, 25c @
$1.20; * shearlings, 15@25c; Eastern
Washington wool, 8c; Western Wash
ington wool, 13c; dirty or timber
burned, lie; tallow, / i@3i / ic.
The jobbing quotations on the local
market are as follows:
Hay—Puget Sound, per ton, $11®
$12; Eastern Washington timothy,
$16; alfalfa, $10@$ll.'
Oats—Per ton, $23@524.
Xorn—Whole, $23.50; cracked, $24;
it|v« meal, per ton, $24.
Wheat —Feed, $21: oil cake meal,
$35; middlings, $18@522; bran, $15.
--50; shorts, $16.50; chopped feed, $20@
RANCH AND RANGE.
'CORED TO DEATH"«m «*+*
is the startling headline of many a news KJ>| _ altht
paper article. Hornless animals are safe.lßi^H World't
nCliriDlllllP done with the m£s\\ Fair-
DEHORNING KEYSTONE KNIFE/&
causes less pain than any device JJlß'ißv!!^.
made. Cuts on 4 sides at once—clean .^^^"^^^^B^^
and quick, no crushing or tearlng.^Rr 2^?^
Fully warranted. Clrcnlan Ac. KKKK. y^% w*
A. C. BROSIUB, COCHRANVIULE, PENN
$21; dairy chopped feed, $16.
Butter—Ranch, 20c up; lancy dairy,
in squares, 18@20c; Washington
creameries, 1-lb and 2-lb prints, 27@
Cheese —Native Washington, 14 @
15c; half skim cheese, ll@l2c.
Eggs—Strictly fresh ranch, 30c.
Poultry—Live chickens, 13c; live
turkeys, 16c; dressed turkeys, 17@18c.
The wheat market quotations for Se
attle are: Export, No. 1 club, 58c;
No. 1 bluestem, 60c; milling, No. 1
club, 57i4c; No. 1 bluestem, 60c.
The following sales of stock have
recently been made by A. J. Splawn,
of North Yakima: To Geo. W. Lou
den, of Loomis, Okanogan county, five
bulls; to T. Jeff Long, Loomis, one bull
calf; to Vie Chapman, Loomis, one
bull calf; to John Woodward, Loomis,
one bull calf; to Didra Bros., Pine
Creek, Okanogan county, one bull calf;
to John Cochran, Blue Lake, Concon
nully, one bull calf; to Dr. Irby, Crab
Creek, one bull calf; to John Blenz,
Spokane county, one bull calf; to M. K.
Williams, Natchez, one bull calf; to
Alfred Lincoln, Natchez, one bull calf.
This disposes of Mr. Splawn's surplus
stock and he could fill orders for many
more if he only had the stock.
There seems to be a great demand
for horses in the Columbia valley re
gion, the government agents and rep
resentatives of the big eastern horse
markets being on hand to scour the
country. They report much difficulty
in getting horses that meet expecta
tions, especially for the government
§A Good Wagon
begins with good wheels. Unleii
the wheels are good the w niton la
a failure. IF YOU BUY THE
ELECTRIC STEEL WHEEL
mans to tit any wagon—your wagon
will always have good wheels. Can't
dry out or rot. No loose tires. Any
height, any width tire. Catalog f rea
ELECTRIC WHEEL CO.
Box I-it QUIHCY, ILL.
Reading notices in this column, one cent •
word each insertion.
WANTED—A First-class Butter-maker.
Apply to Editor Ranch and Range, Seattle.
FOR SALE —Twenty-three head dairy cows,
21 in milk. Inquire of C. C. Rulifson,
WANTED FOR FRUIT FARM—Married couple
(without young children preferred). Man to
work the farm, care for stock, etc.; wife for
the general housework, etc. Permanent posi
tion. Address RANCH AND RANGE, giving
full particulars and yearly wages wanted.
We make a specialty of supplying rubber
stamps and stencils for fruit growers, creamery
men, etc. Mail orders receive prompt attention.
Commerci 1 Stamp Works, 46 Colnian Building,
J. BUL.LIVANT, Veterinary Surgeon—Special
ties, diseases of cattle and horses; charges reason
able; consultation free. Spokane, Wash.
DURE BRED registered Berkshire swine
■ finest strains, including importations from
the noted N. H. Gentry herd, State Agricultural
College, etc' Terrence Liston, Orillia, Wash.
FARM REAL ESTATE—We can sell your sur
plus land to live, energetic farmers who are
coming to the Northwest to locate from the
East. Send a complete description of farm
property you wish to sell to The Farmers' Land
If you wish to lease your farm, write us. We
will get you a good tendant.
We have farms for sale, improved and unim
proved, in all parts of the Northwest. Parties
desiiing to invest should by all means write us.
FARMERS' LAND A INVESTMENT
CO., 527 Pioneer, Seattle, Waah.
Oak Hill Stock Farm
C. E. LADD, Proprietor
Shorthorn Cattle, Shropshire, Cotswold and Southdown
Hare now for aale nme grand young bull* andheifen at reasonable pricaa, and a number of fin*
Soutliuown and CoUwold buck*. Addreu,
FRANK BROWN, Mgr, North Yamhill, Oregon
I HAZELWOOD FARM |
• Choice Poland China pigs for sale from show stock. Sired by Spokane •
• Prince and Hazelwood I Know. He is sired by Chief I Know, the best J
• Poland China hoar living. Address J
; Hazelwood Dairy Company, LtcL :
: Spokane .... Washington •
THE ARCTIC ANNEX
Shorthorns of both beef and dairy strains. Shropshires of highest ihow
and market merit. Foundation stock a specialty.
CRAIG & STEVENSON,
Address John A. Craig, Ames, lowa. Rice Lake, Wisconsin.
WOODSIDE SHROPSHIRE^ t
.' ;''^ PENDLETON, OREGON.
SPRINGDALE STOCK FARM
A. T. SPLAWN, Proprietor.
BREEDER OF REGISTERED HEREFORD CATTLE
Original Stock Imported from England. At Head of Herd is Mack Alamo, 78,922.
P. O. and N. P. Railroad Station. NORTH YAKIMA, WASH
This stock is the right sort and
Correspondence and Z.ispection Invited
CHAS. F. ELWELL,
Feed and Sale Stables
O. H. HOLCOMB & CO.. PROPS.
Dealers in Horses
Western Avenue and Spring Street.
Heavy Draft horses a specialty. Horses sold on
Communion. Headquarters for pack animals.
Boarding by the day or mouth.
Breeder and Importer of
Poland China Swine
Took i special prices Chllllwack, B. C. Kvery
thliig at Langley, B. C. Eight lsts and 8 2ds at
New Westminster, B. C. Pigs always on hand
Chllllwack, B. C.
Poland China Swine*
AN ABSOLUTE GUARANTEE!
Made that all stock shipped Is as
First National Bank, Snohom'Bh, Wn.
BERKSHIRE HOGS.—Adult registered
Berkshire Boar, gentle, best pedigree, $20.
Unrelated registered son, good mother,
$26 served. 160 acres bottom land, close
water front, some cleared, buildings; 11000
part dawn, Mrs. E. Kabelac, Colby, Kit*
sap Co.. Wash.