Revised and corrected weekly for
the Gem State Rural.
Groceries, etc., selling price.
Sugar, cane, per cwt
Sugar, beet, per cwt.
Honey, comb, per tt>.
Hooey, extracted, per ft> 8 cts to
Butter, ranch per ft».
Butter, creamery per lb.
Eggs, fresh, per doz.
Wheat, per cwt.
Oats per rwt.
Hams, retail, per lb.
Breakfast Bacon; retail lb.
$ 5 75
12/4 to 15
Lard, per ft»
Barbed Wire, per cwt, Black.... 3 65
Barbed Wire, per cwt.. Galv.... 3 90
Vlfalfa, ton,new hay
6 50 to t 00
Clover, per ton.
7 00 to 7 50
Flour per 50 lb.H 00 to 1 50
Prunes dried, per lb 4 to.. ..
Vpples dried per lb.
Cor n per cwt...
Potatoes, new, per cwt.
Cabbage, per cwt.
Chops, retail, per cwt .
Whole Corn per cwt...
Bran per cwt.
Caldwell Butchers pay for
. ... 1 25
$ 3 00
Steers per cwt.
Cows, good, per cwt
2 00 to 2 25
P>rk. on foot, pir cwt .. > 5» to 6 00
Pork, dressed per cwt.... 6 0 to_ 7 00
Veal, hog dressed, per »b .5&6
° .... ,
Mutton, per lb 4c, and hard to get
Turkeys, live, per lb.
Tnrkevs, dressed, per lb,
Chickens, live, per lb ..
Chickens, dressed, per lb
The Imperial Mills, Caldwell, are
paying $1.00 a hundred for wheat.
Stock salt is quoted at $2.00 a*
the Utah refineries, and 8.00 per ton
laid down here, actual cost.
In car lots$9.
Nothing doing in wool this week.
Alfalfa and clover, retail...
$1.45 per cwt
Corn in car lots
HIDES @ PELTS.
.16 cents per lb.
... 6 to 8
Reported and revised weekly for the
Gem State Rural by Plowhead's
Market Grocery, E. H. Plowhead,
proprietor—wholesale and retail
dealer in farm products and gro
ceries, 820 Idaho Street, Boise.
The prices quoted are those paid
for the items
by the dealers
Cheese, per lb.. .
22 per lb
Honey, comb . . .
12 % per lb
.... 1.20 per cwt
1 50 "
.... 120o -
.... 12 50 "
Hay, alfalfa, baieti
12 50 "
dressed ., ..
Prunes, evaporated,.. .
5 to6" 4
IX " **
Potatoes, new, cwt
Onions cwt old
Potatoes cwt old
Young onions, doz bunches.
.7cts. a box
Cherries, sour, gal.
Cherries, sweet, gal
Raspberries, box .
Currants large, gal.. .
j Currants, small, gal ,
PORTLAND MARKET LETTER
Portland Ore, July, 23r,d '06
The market on all kinds of fat
stock is practally the same as last
week. The best 1100 to 12001bs.
steers are selling around 3-% cents
ightgr and medium steers from 2-%
t0 3 cen t s best fat cows and heifers
2-Vz to 2 % old and shelly cows and
light and half-fat stuff,1-Vfc to 2;
stags sell from 1 -y 2 to 3, and bulls
from 1 % to 2 cents per pound,
Good ho^(S are coming in very
slow and the demand is good.
best 175 to 2501bs. hogs are selling
around 7.25 to 73 5: china-fats and
blockers 7.00: stockers and feeders
from 6.00 to $6.75 per hundred lbs.
Good fat sheep are still coming
in very slow and the demand is good
The best whethers and yearlings,
weighing from 90 to 110 lbs, 4 Vi
cents, mixed lots from 3^ to 4:
spring Iambs 5 cents per pound
The demand is some better on
light and fat calves, but heavier and
rougher stuff sells about the same.
CHICAGO MARKET LETTER.
One of the notable sales made this
week bwas that by us of 40 head
of long-yearling fed Texas Herefords,
averaging 1227 lbs. at $6.10 for C.
M Mitchell, of Milford Center, Ohio.
There has been very little change in
for stockers and feeders
throughout the present week*
inquiry has been active for feeders
of good weight and quality, but at
this season of the year there is not
much doing in this branch of
Little trading has been
done in light and medium weight
feeders, but w r e trust that within
three weeks con
the next two or
'siderably more activity will have de
v' il I» increas
ing, more particularly, of course, of
stockers have been decidedly neglect
The week opened with a heavy
run of hogs—63,500-—and a drop of
10 to 20 cents in the market but
supplies have been much more mod
erate since and the trade for the
w r eek is closing in quite satisfactory
shape. Top today was $6.90, bulk
of the good hogs selling at $6.75 to
Indications point to a con
tinuance of good prices, with only
fairly moderate receipts. *
The top for prime native lambs
is $8.00 but there are few arriving
good enough to bring over $7.50. We
Good to choice export wethers,
fair to good wethers.
0.25 to 5.50;
4.25 to 6.00; good to choice heavy
ewes, 4.25 to 4.50;
weight ewes, $5.00 to $5.25; medium
ew'es, 3.75 to 4.2 4;
culls and tall
ends, 3.00 to 3.50; choice shorn
lambs, 5.75 to 6.25; culls, 4.50 to
-5 00; choice spring lambs, 7.50 to
6 25 to 7.25; cull spring lambs,
4.75 to 5.25; good to choice range
wethers, 4.75 to 5.25; feeding weth
ers, 4.25 to 4.50; choice range ewes,
4 90 to 5.15; common and medium
ewes, 3.50 to 4.25; choice range
lambs, 7.75 to 8.25
Clay, Robinson &Co.
Chicago, July 19th, 1906.
KANSAS CITY MARKET LETTER.
Stock Yards, Kansas
July 2oth, 1906. —Cattle supply this
week foots up to 4 2,000 head,
good many Kansas grass cattle have
been included this week, selling at
$4.15 to $5.30. Fed cattle top tills
week at $6.10, paid for Nebraska!
fed Colorado steers; Other fed Colo
rado steersat $5.35 to $5.95. Veals
, „ - . - . ,
advanced 25 cents first of the week,
panhandle calves at $5.75 to $6.25,
a few panhandle cows at $2.60 to
been scarce, price firm, sales mainly
some 1000 to
Nebraska feeders at |
Grass steers from below the
$3 00. Stockers and feeders have
at $3.35 to $4.00,
quarantine line are selling at $3.60
Sheep and lamb prices are down
40 to 60 cents since a week ago, ac
count of liberal supplies at all the
markets, together with the deter
mination of the packers to get them
cheaper. Supply this week was not
very heavy, 24,000 head. Spring;
lambs from Arizona closed the week
around $7.50, best yearlings $6.10,'
wethers $5.80, ewes $5.00 to $5.25.!
A big string of thin stuff went to the!
country at $4.65 this week, goats;
$2.75 to $3.40.
J. A. Rickart.
SOUTH OMAHA MARKET LETTER
South Omaha, July, 21st, '06
The i un of range cattle this week
was light, practically all the offering
of this class showing up Monday
when there were about fifty cars of
western cattle on rale.
included some very good grass steers
the best of these being some North
Park hay-fed steers that sold at
sold at $4.75;
$4.75; rough Dakota steers $4.70.
These were all heavy cattle weigh
ing 1400 Ibs.or better. There has
been very good inquiry of late for
anything of this sort, while the feed
er demand has also shown some im
improvment. The best demand is
for heavy and medium feeders, and
stock stuff seems to be somewhat
neglected. Sand Hill feeders sold as
high as $4.15, with several good lots
Some Wyoming grass steers
Sand Hill steers
Also included in the of
tarings are some choice Sand Hill
spayed heifers that brought $4.00
and another cut at $3.85.
There is every prospect for an
immense yield of corn, and the feed
er outlook at present is very encour
aging. No doubt prices will be very
good, if present conditions have any
thing to do withlt.
Clay, Robinson & Co.
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J. H. G winn, an old time Idthoan,
! and now connected with the Coopera
H ve Live Stock Company was a cal
* er ^hls wee k-'
Mr. Gwinn is in
Idaho for the purpose of placing
stock in the Compaqfy, the object
of the new organization being to or
ganize co-operative commision corn
eight leading live
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stock markets of the country in op
i position to the existing live stock
commission houses—the claim being
the companies is exhorbitant and un
made that the rate of $12.00 per car
for selling live stock, now charged by
reasonable. Mr. Gwinn says the new
association will charge former rate
$10.00 per car and no more, for the
service. He says the stockmen claim
that the present condition of the
stock-market will not justify so great
a charge for such service.
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