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Detroit Stock Market

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
April
Year
1879
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Kor the week eucliug Marrh 29th Ihe reeelpls of live siork at the Central Yards were as follows: Cattle 930, hogs 16.9C3, gheep 2,659. The oattla market was aotive and ftrm, wltb prioea 25@35c Algher than last week. Sales were as folio wa: 4 heifers, av 900 lbs, at $3 40 per Oirt; 3 heliers, av 650 lbs, at $2 50 per owt ; 4 steers, av 088 lbs, at $3 75 per owt; ■1 sUers, av 1.040 lb., atfS 75 per cwt9 steura, av 1,285 tbs, at $4 60 pfr owt ; 3 steers.a v 1,250 lbs, at jM 25 por owt ; l' lieifer, av 9(55 Ibsi at Í3 40 per owt ; 19 head, av 920 lbs, at ?3 60 per cwt ; 2 oows, av 1, - 200 lhs, at 41 per head ; 1 milch eow, at f34 75; 24 stockers, av 715 ft, at $3 per cwt ; I heail, 1,350 Iba, at f3 75 per owt j 2 heart, av 1,020 lbs, at $4 per cwt ; 8 toer, av 995 Ibs, at Í3 75 per cwt ; 20 steera, av 1 ,035 lbs. at 83 87} per ewt; 17 steerH, nv 1 020 lb, at 4 10 par cwt ; 7 steers: av 935 lbs, at ?8 87i per cwt; 1 milch cw, $25 ; 3 heifers, av 870 Ibs, at Í3 50 per owt; 7 heifers, av 850 tbs, at $3 20 per owt. isheep were iu good demand at 25c per cwt better ratea thau last week. Sales were as follows : 40, av 87 tbs, at $4 per owt ; 8(1, av 98 lbs, at $5 per cwt ; 1C6, ar 08 lbs, at $4 65 per cwt ; 99, av 88 Iba, at ?5 per cwt ; 321, av 106 tbs, at ?5 per owt ; 18, av 92 tbs, at $4 L5 per cwt ; 179, av 105 lbs, at f5 per cwt. The market for hogs was dull ; a few sales were closed at ?3 75@4 per cwt. One saw for cutting cold steel, used in Pittsburg. is a disk of soft iron, 42 inches in diameter % of an inch tMck driven at a speed oí 2506 revolutions per minute. This is a periphery speed of' 25,000 feet. The steel sparks are melted, but the steel bar is not heated sutliciently to draw its temper. The Boston Neios-Letter was the first Americrn newspaper, and was comnienced by John Campbell on the 24th of April, 1704.

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Subjects
Old News
Michigan Argus