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Day
8
Month
May
Year
1874
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Public Domain
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Ann Abeob, Thubsday, Mya 7, 1874. Apples- Green, )l.Pu@l. 25 BüTTEn- 2425 Cobn- 80@85c. perbu. Chickens- Dresaed 10 12c Eaos- Command 10@12e. Hat- $8@20 per ton, accordini to quality. Honey- In cap, 2ö@30c. IAHD- The market stands at 1 lc. Onions- $3.00. Oats- 50@56c. POTATOEE- tl. 00@1.20. Tuunips- 60c. "Whrat- White,! $1.40(9 1.45 ; Amber $1.30@1.35 Tuiikeys-10@13c. Detroit PríiaiiccMarket. Latest quotations for leading articles of country produce- May 7, are as follows : WHKAT-white, 1.401.60 ; amber 1.30,31 40. Bakley- $3.C0@3.25 per ceutal. Eïk- 80@90c. per bu. Cobn- 75@77c. Oats- 56@S8c. Potatoes- 1.15@1.25c. Uressed 7.OO@$7. M. Hat -14@Í2O. Botter- 2427c. Eogb- 13@14e. Lard- 10@llc. Honey- 15@17c. Wool -35@43c. per lb. Detroit Live Stock Market. From the Detroit Free Press. Michigan Central Cattle Yards } Monday, May 4. The receipts at these yards since Monday's report, aud for the previous week entling, were : May 4. April 27. Through State. ïhro. State Horses 153 4 Cattle 3,336 22G 2,478 894 Hg9 23,270 47 12,104 373 Sheep 429 799 igo 752 The Sunday's market exhibitsd a fair state of activity, but there was almost nothing done on Monday. The offerings of cattle were not as large as USUal Olí SuildílV. tlíft crrtnitir TíM-tin KBHInJ "I- ■- - m ,i MilUMi.r. MILCU COWS. There was only about the usual number offered, but the market ,was dull and lovver. Salea were notod at Y30 and ?35, while the best in the yarda was obtamable at $46. SIIEKP Very few wt-rc offered ut Oiese vards; priees remain about steady; 37 fcod wethi i, : in about 95 Ibs., bronglit Í7 25; 41 gonñ nheep, averaging ibout ÍK) Iba, broufjht $(i a head. It is estiuiated that the Patrons of Husbandry by co operative purchases last year saved nearly six niillions of dollars in the ordinary system of exobange of productions whoseendno man can foretell. uoui" " uuuuaj, Luw greaier portion iiavmg been shipped through ; one or two car loads of State cattle sold Sunday af temoon at $5 50aö 75, choice butchers' steers ; the balance were sold in the morning at about tho same range, and Chicago steers were in competition, selling át about the same price for the same weights. The following quotations will coycr the transactions at these yards for the past two days : Choice steers, from 1,000 to 1,200 lbs., 5 00 a 6 00 (Jood butchers' from 900 to 1200 lbs., 4 25 a 5 00 Stocker, 700 to 700_ lbs., 3 7ó a 4 50 Good sheep, 85 to 95 lbs., per cwt, 7 25 a 7 50 Fat hogs, per cwt., 6 oo a 5 25 Pigs, mixed lots, per cwt., 4 75 a 5 25 Kinq's Cattle "Y aeds, ) Detroit, Monday eveniug, May 4. J CATTLE. There were less in than has been noted in several months. There was no shipping demand tor heavy cattle, but prime butchers' stock was in fair requeat. A large sliaro of the offeriugs were Western steers ; and these had to compete with State steera at Sai l-2c, which was rather discouraging to drovers, in view of the fact that good Western beeves were dressed and hung in the slaughter house for customers to select frnm at 7a8c. Good fat oxen were considered rather cheap, sonie real choice ones being offered at 4 l-2c. We correct quotatious for to-day's market : Choice beeves, young, large, well fattened, weighing from 1,200 to l,40ü lbs. 00 a (j 00 Good beeves, well fattened, steers and hoifers, averagiug 1,000 to 1,100 lbs, 3 2.3 a 4 50 Working cnttle, well fattened, averaging 1,000 to 1,000 lbs., 4 00 a 4 50 Cows, common to choice, 3 00 u 4 50 Common stock, medium steers, and fair to extra cows, iu desent flesh, 800 to 1,000 lbs., 2 50 o 3 75

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