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i THE OREGON STATESMAN MARKET AND MERCHANDISE SE CTIONt 'SALEM, OGON, FRIDAY. BIORNPTQ ,9, 1823
POTATOES SHOW LIFE
(Continued from page 1.)
showing a stronger trend, prices
ranging 50 centa a cundred higher
oyer last week. Wholesalers are
quoting a price of from $2.75 to
13.50 per hundred pounds on the
x following .varieties: Early Rose,
C. W. STANDISH
2095 No. 5th St.
-2'2 lb. can
Golden Sweet Corn
2 cans 35c
Less than 50,000 People have taken
advantage of the
fl SB IP 8tt on
Of Groceries. Make out your list and fill
the Pantry at Sale Prices. Look!
n . mmm ! 1000 Sheets smm
Ho. 5 Lard
We Pay 2c Cash for Eggs
If you want to save money, yet eat just like a king,
is the place to trade. Ton save on everything.
That the people of Salem appreciate the low prices we
are quoting during this annual Clearance Sale of ours,,
is evidenced by the large increase in business 'of each
succeeding Bargain ! Day. Lay In your supplies now
at these low prices.
899 N. Commercial Phone 1-2-6-3
I , "
Early Ohio, Earliest of All, Beau
ty lierbon. Bliss Triumph, Ameri
can Wonder and Irish Cobbler. -
Senator LaFollette was very
keen for antt-third term law
but has no objection to the custom
of making the senatorship heredi
tary. Phone 1395-J
10 LB. SACK
Del Monte Spinach
No. 2H Cans
3 for 58c
Sun bright Cleanser
No. 2Y2 can 15c
On Sale, Sack
Lihby's High Grade in yjfhffc
heavy syrup, large can tixAu
5 lb. PaU
On Sale at
35c Size, sale
Solid Pack, 2 cans
1 Sale Price
Activity in Vegetables
Market Increasing Fast
: Activity In the fruit and vege
table markets has been more pro
nounced this week than for soma
time, with prices on many commo
dities taking a change for the
higher or lower. Latest quota
tions and market conditions ai
furnished by local wholesalers are
giren below on vegetables and
those lines that are not accounted
for elsewhere in the market sec
tion: ; )
A few California cellar stock
sweet potatoes are still available
at 7 cents per pound. Southern
sweets continue plentiful, selling
prices remaining the same as laet
Brussels sprouts from around
Portland are more plentiful now,
but market conditions are in a
rather undecided frame of mind.
Artichokes of excellent quality
may be had at from $1.26 to
$1.65. according to size.
Florida fancy egg plant is avail
able at 30 cents a pound.
The rhubarb market is show
ing a stronger trend, with prices
approximately 25 cents per box
higher than last week.
Hot bouse cucumbers are com
ing in in limited numbers, grades
being choice and extra fancy. The
latter is quoted at 14.50, prices
ranging to as low as $3.50 on the
Mexican tomatoes are coming in
better numbers, a lag of 30
pounds of fine quality fruits being
quoted at from $5 to 15.75.
There Is a limited supply of
hubbard squash from Marblehead,
Calif., at from 14.50 to S5. Keep
ing qualities are not so good this
time -of year.
Florida peppers never looked
better than right now, for shape,
size, and keeping qualities. There
is a slight weakening in the mar
ket, with the usual price being
20 cents a pound.
There is still a little flicker of
the local cabbage, though prob
ably another week will see the end
of It. It is being replaced by
Flat Dutch and Winningstadt var
ieties from California, wholesale
ihehmest closed car
1 we .- T
lSAs. DELIVERIES SyZO
Salem Automobile Co.
255 X. Church Street
GET photograph from acroea
that continent as easilr at
i the street.
photograph any subjeA. Deal
direct wirli us. Save time, trotoble.
Oreiroii Building , ,
at 4 cents a pound. There la also
some cabbage to be had from Spo
kane, Wash., this having put in
its appearance for the first time
this week. It la quoted the same
(as California cabbage and may be
had In either the large or pony
Roseburg broccoli continues to
hold" the market at about 10 to
15 cents per crate raise over last
week. Broccoli is putting In an
appearance from Colma. Calif.,
with laid-in prices approximately
the same as the southern Oregon
crop. With moderate weather
forecasted for the next few days,
it is anticipated the Roseburg
broccoli will shortly hit an easier
California bunch vegetables are
unchanged from last week.
The garlic market is stronger.
with best grades at 15 cents a
pound. Horseradish roots, the
new stock, is quoted at 25 cents
The California lettuce market is
somewhat wild, with the general
trend In prices 25 cents per crate
higher than laet week. The four
dozen size crate now commands a
premium of 25 cents. Wholesal
ers are asking from $3.25 to $3.75
for the more desirable size,
California or Chula Vista celery
is commanding $6.50 to $7 crate,
the supply being good and quality
A few new crops have been add
ed to list of California root veg
etables, notably turnips and beets.
Prices on the southern state's root
crops are $3.50 to $4 per cwt.
Walla Walla has been shipping
an excellent hothouse radish the
past week, but according to latest
reports at the wholesale houses
the supply Is already nearly ex
hausted, with the few remaining
bringing a premium of 10 cents
per dozen bunches over last
The promontories on each side
of the Strait of Gibraltar are
known as the Pillars of Hercules,
according to an answered question
in Liberty Magazine.
Wholesalers report the first
shipments of asparagus from the
Sacramento region this week.
Quality is good, nice green bunch
es selling at SO cents . a pound
wholesale. Asparagus will short
ly be making Its appearance on
the local markets.
The distributing houses also re
port the best strawberries are
coming from . Florida," at a price
of 90 cents per quart. A few ber
ries are coming in pint cups from
Mt. Signal, , 'Calif., at about 50
cents each. There has been no de
mand for them, either, among the
local merchants as yet.
The word "cereal" is derived
from "Ceres," the name of the Ro
man goddess of corn and harvests,
according to an answered question
in Liberty Magazine.
The family names of "Romeo"
and "Juliet" were "Montague" and
"Capulet' according to an ana
wered question in Liberty Maga
ti: 1. wheat. white 81.31
Had whMt, aackei 1. IS
Oat, per bu. mlllinc 8 .65
rOXX, MTTTtON ASO VEST
ip bora .
Sow, 06 C
Top steers n
Cow OS (
Spring lamba ..09iJ
Iressed hofa ...
13" .! '....1. i s a .'a o
ew cabbage ...
..$1.80. $1.55. 8125
Aew natmtA.K i k
ReJnTenated potatoea - !""."" .10
Local onions 32.75 $3.50
Your Home With
We Don't Sell Any Other Kind
Phoiie 930 Today
Transfer & Storage Co.
1667 Center St.
Red Devil Matches Fancy Pink Salmon
6-Box Cartoa TaU Cans
Washing Machine Rosedale Glmg
No. K Cans
, 8 Bars Creme Oil FREE UJKs
For AU Kinds
The New Oatmeal
2 Pkgs. 31c
I General Market '
PORTLAND, Or, March 8. (AP).
Botterfat steely; 44c station, 45 trsck.
52e fob Portl.ad.
Ponltry steady; heavy hens 234:
lUki mafie- anrinn 20M21e: Droll
er. 335e; pekia white ducke 80c.
colored aaaainal; turkeys aUra 237e.
Oniaaa hifher; local $3.16 3.25 par
cwt; poUteea steady; 75efflI125 sack.
PORTLAXD, Or.. March 8. (AP).
Cattle steady; na receipt..
Hoca steady; receipt 855 all direct.
Sheep steady; na receipt.
PORTLAND. Ore- March 8. (AP).
Wheat bids: BBB hard whHe March.
April 81.42; hard white, blue atera, baart,
March $1.34. April t-34; federation.
,oft white, westera white, all .;
hard winter, westera red all 81-20;
northern spring 81.27
n.t. Kn 1 B naund W. F and ditto
Sry March. April 85-. '
Daney, o. e, aa pnuna a. .,
Com. No 2. E. Y. hionnt M.rch
t.o Anril S89.50: ditto N. 8 March
839.25, April 838.75.
ALiiiran, iiaaura u
PORTLAND. Ore.. March 8. (AP).
Hit haying prieea: Eastern Oregon tim
othy 820.50($21; ditto Talley $18 18.
50; alfalfa $18018.50: ost hay $14.50
(315; straw $0 par ton. Selling price
$2 a ton mora.
PORTLAND, Ore.. March 8. (AP).
Dairy Exchange, net prices:
Batter, extraa 44c; standards 43 c;
prime firsts 43e; firsts 42Vc.
Eggs, extras 84e; firsts 22oj medium
extraa 82c; medium firsts 19o.
FBTJITS AND VEGETABLES
PORTLAND, Ore., M.rch 8. ( AP) .
Banana prices hare receded considerably
FARMS & ACREAGE
10 aerea. good buildings. 8 aerea
dlTereified berriea: arrange for poul
try business. Very fertile soil. miles
10 acres, good 4 R. plastered house
and barn, berries and fruit, trade for
85 acres rich prairie land, $115 per
$1600 New, 4 room, bath, 2 lots.
$8700 New, modern, - 4 room and
nook. North Salam.
83900 Cute, eonrenlent, modern,
stucco, with garage.
84200 New, modern. 6 room. Eng
lish type, near Parrl&h school Doa
$5000 New, 'modern, 6 room.
$5000 -Close in on Chureh street.
P. W. Gedser. Real Estate
441 Court St.
3 for 25c
the last few days. I la oee of the an-
nnal eontaata of eompatlng ahippiag ta
terests for the banana busnes '
territory and they ara being aold 68e
oar pound. JTlorids atrawberriee, receired
bT expreaa ara on the market at 90c par
qaart. Lettaea aappMaa ara aUghtlj .n
?reaaad and the market Is weaker tut
prices ara practically unchanged. 8pui
sch from California is bringing $8ffi8.50
. a- Q Hm. nn t r 1 offer-
ed but moat of it is ahowing attraatiya
quality. Broeeoll i alight! weaker with
most of the anmbar one stock moving
around $1.50 par crate.
spredd rain falling vr. domestle win
ter wneat territory mo giiini
-a-thar con-DlainU led to lower prices
today for whest. Farm reaere figures
rom Washington wnicn came ;r
1 Vm11i.1i nn Am
Close WBn cvnunn mw "--
baa about as anactad ralatiaa to wheat.
ma riniso ior wbmi wa
:o 1 8-8o net lower; with corn un
hsnged to 8-8o up and oata 1-8 (3 Vi to
POPULAR CASH MARKET
721 So. 12th St.
We Deliver Telephone 402
Our MeaU Always Fresh
Come in, let's get acquainted
FANCY GLASER HONEY
5 lb. Pail 74c
Quart Jar 49c
Pints .... - 29c
12 oz. Jar 18c
FACTORY SOAP DEAL
Large Pkg. Wonder Foam
and 10 Bars White Wonder
Soap and Aluminum Perco
lator. Regular $2.20 value.
All for Only
Small Loaves Do, 3 for 23c
Large Loaves 13c, 2 for 23c
Twin Loaves 2 for 23c
BEST FRESH EGGS
2 doz. : 45c
We Carry Full Line
Vegetables & Fruits
10 off in purchase of
dozen lots, assorted.
1244 State Street
We Deliver Anywhere
Phone 2095-W 610 Market St.
Cash is king in merchandising these
days as has been proven since the initial
cash store started.
For everyone is interested in getting
quality merchandise at the very lowest
If you are not saving by, paying cash
try us and we will prove to you that you
can and will save by trading with us. !
M. J. B.
Hill's Red Can,
Edward's Depend- Mf
able Coffee 4JJC
Mazola Oil '
Picket Hard JVTxeat Flour
49 lb. 01 OC
Clams, 10 oz.
7 02. t 1
Sperry Pancake Flour
No. 10 a
W. H. Clark
2290 State: Phone 670
WE FEATURE ELSINORE
Tender Sweet Corn, OP
9 fnr ....i.s-Ut
WE CARRY GARDEN
SEEDS AND ONION SETS
Also Light Globed and
Fuses and a Line of Drugs
Preferred Stock Solid Pack
No 2 Cans A 1
3 for 4lC
aCi Large Bottles .. 36c
The New Oatmeal
We Carry all Kinds of
Na J. Blevens
Market & 21st. Phone 273:.
It sure is great to feel
that you are going to
have a real cup of cof
fee for breakfast
When you buy Joe's
at per ib. .....
Per lb. -
Round, Sirloin, T of
Bone Steaks, lb. o C
We have a nice lot of
Spring ; Lamb, nice Fat
Veal and some dandy fat
Hens for this week.