St. Catharines market prices 1898
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Local market prices

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Prices quoted on the market today

were as follows:

Butter, per pound 17¢ 18

Eggs, per doz 22¢ 25

Chickens, per pair 50¢ 70

Geese, each. 80¢ 90.

Ducks, per pair 80¢ 80

Turkeys, per pound 10¢

Potatoes, per bushel 40¢ 50

Carrots, per bushel 25

Parsnips, per bushel 30

Beets, per bushel 30

Turnips, per bushel 30

Celery, per dozen 10

Cabbages, per dozen 25¢ 35

Radishes, per bunch 3

Onions, per basket 30

Lettuce, per dozen 30¢ 40

Sage, per dozen 20¢

Savory, per dozen 20¢ 30

Salsify, per bunch 06

Pepper, per dozen 05

Artichokes, per basket 25

Squash, per dozen 50¢1 00

Pumpkins, per dozen 50¢ 75

Quinces, per basket 25

Pears, per basket 25¢ 30

Apples, per basket 25¢ 30

Grapes per pound 04

Citrons, each 05¢

Honey, two boxes for 25

Honey, comb, per pound 10

Walnuts, per basket 25

Pork, cwt 05¢ 05

Pork, per pound 06¢ 07

Sausage, per pound 08¢ l0

Spare Ribs, per pound 04

Beef, cwt 04¢

Beef, per pound 10¢

Lamb, per pound 10¢

Veal, per pound ' 05¢

Shoulder, per pound 10

Ham, per pound 11

Bacon, per pound 08

Lard, per pound...

Hay, per ton 5 00¢

Straw, per load 3 00¢

Wood, per cord 4 00¢

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A Sidewalk Accident.

Mrs. Andrew Welch, sr., fell on the sidewalk in front of Mr. W. H. McCordick's this morning and received a bad sprain. She was unable to walk and was conveyed to Dr. Greenwood's office, where her injuries were attended to.

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In honor of General Lord Kitchener the C. P. R. Company has changed the name of the new town at the eighth siding on the Crow's Nest road from Creston to Sirdar.


Media Type:
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Item Type:
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Description:
Newspaper clipping with list of prices for products on St. Catharines market on December 22, 1898.
Also, there is a sidewalk accident of Mrs. Andrew Welch mentioned.
A clipping on a page of scrapbook measuring 18.5 x 5.5 cm. Undated but with handwritten notes at the bottom: "St. Catharines Dec 22/98 Market prices". Unknown publication.
Notes:
From Armstrong family collection.
Date of Publication:
1898
Subject(s):
Last Name(s):
Armstrong
Local identifier:
QC00619
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.16681 Longitude: -79.24958
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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St. Catharines market prices 1898


Newspaper clipping with list of prices for products on St. Catharines market on December 22, 1898.
Also, there is a sidewalk accident of Mrs. Andrew Welch mentioned.
A clipping on a page of scrapbook measuring 18.5 x 5.5 cm. Undated but with handwritten notes at the bottom: "St. Catharines Dec 22/98 Market prices". Unknown publication.