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Chicago Packer (Newspaper) - December 8, 1928, Chicago, IllinoisThe Packer saturday december 8, 1928. Established 1863 carlot and 1. I. Receivers and distributors Chi Cago for 65 years we have broadened our outlet improved our facilities and added to our experience in the successful Sale of All products of the truck Garden Orchard and Vineyard. We offer the highest Standard of service to growers and shippers of apples pears oranges Grapefruit grapes onions cabbage potatoes Sweet potatoes tomatoes lettuce celery Beans Etc. A stores and general offices 43-45-47 South water Market a separate poultry stores at 139-141 South water Market annual report of f Nils a. Olsen chief of Bureau of agricultural economics describes do Yon want Quality if so order ecu a Brand apples Are firm at Cincinnati under a moderate demand. Cincinnati dec. 7.�?the Apple Market was firm Early this week though shipments were heavy and the re quest moderate. Homegrown varieties were unchanged i at 60c@tl.75 per Bushel new York wealth les were quoted at tl.40@1.75 per Bushel. New York greetings $2 per Bushel new York baldwins 85c@tl per Bushel Idaho Romes $1.90 @2, Idaho wine saps $1.90 @2 per Bushel Idaho delicious $2.25 per Bushel and Ohio and West Virginia Romes $1.25 @1.40 per Bushel. Trading in California Lemons was rather sluggish with the receipts fair and also the demand. Prices were lower at $2.15 @5 per Box. The shipments of oranges from California and Florida were ample to take care of the fair Call and were being offered at $1.66.�5.55 per Box for California oranges and Florida were $1.75 @4.40 per Box. Florida Grapefruit was More plentiful this week and brought $1@3.60 per Box. And bunched celery either through tour brokers or direct from us give us a trial Sun Nisi Dull Market on potatoes and onions in Western Michigan grand rapids mich., Deo. 7.�?the potato and onion Market in Western Michigan was Dull this week in absence of a Strong wire demand. Prices however remained relatively steady. Carlot sales of potatoes were being made in a Range of 72� 77c a cwt mostly around 75c. Daily shipments were in moderate volume falling be Low 50 cars during most of the time hauling were very Light. Growers were reported to be holding for higher prices. All shipments were being made from storage. While the onion Market was Dull prices were fairly firm around $4.40� 4.50. A cwt., for u. S. No. 1 medium to Large yellow globes. Shipments continued in Small volume averaging around ten cars a Day. There were practically no hauling from the country this week and All sales were being made from storage at loading Points. Work of the department for Dost year. Washington d. C., dec. 7.�?marked reorganization of farm production plans and the adjustment of the marketing system to changing economic conditions during the past year Are reported by Nils a. Olsen chief of the Bureau of agricultural economics in his annual report to the Secretary of agriculture released monday. A resume of the report shows that a National program for farm production was unknown six years ago. Today the annual Outlook reports prepared by the Bureau in co operation jul the representatives of the states provide for Farmers a plan of procedure of nation wide application. These Outlook reports which present the years prospects in january Are now supplemented by reports from time to time at the seasons when Farmers must decide on changes in their plans. Greater Effort is being made by the Bureau to improve information on Domestic and foreign markets services in standardization grading packing and other farm practices to help Farmers fill out their production and marketing to meet changing conditions in the Best and most effective manner. Efforts to improve the Quality of products through standardization and grading Are an important phase of the bureaus work relating to marketing. Or. Olsen reports that not less than 60 per cent of wholesale trading in fruits and vegetables is now done on the basis of National Standard grades which have been issued for 38 fruits and vegetables. Under the food products inspection services whereby products Are examined for Quality some 243,262 cars of produce were inspected an increase Over the preceding year of More than 17,000 cars. This inspection service is maintained in 41 states and covers 60 commodities. The movement toward the use of Standard containers was advanced by the passage of the Standard containers act of 1928, providing specifications for hampers round stave baskets and splint baskets. Extensive research was undertaken by the Bureau during the year to determine farm management practices which Are most effective in combating the european Corn Borer. It has been found that the control practices which Are necessary involve substantial changes in the usual methods of handling Corn on Corn Belt farms particularly with respect to the Dos it Peter w. Coppersmith John l. Coppersmith established 1882 46 years ago o d o p. W. Coppersmith amp co. I 23 South water Market Chicago o o Blue Book a financially Strong House. Xxx can handle your fruits amp vegetables to advantage celery tomatoes onions celery cabbage iceberg ask the member Carlota and 1. 1. We have p Large outlet Sweet potatoes peppers Beans peas cauliflower red Book a High Grade House offering a High Standard of service to growers and associations shipping fruits and vegetables. O prompt Obol reliable i Ohbok efficient no be in o postal of Corn stalks stubble or other refuse in Cornfields and the preparation of Corn land for subsequent crops. Under the co operative marketing act of july 2, 1926, the Bureau has been assisting co operative associations in solving problems of organization management sales policy financing and membership relations. Information relating to Market requirements present and prospective demand and prices production trends in competing regions and production costs methods and practices is made available to co operative organizations. Similar Price analysis work is carried on for the Benefit of Farmers As a whole. Many serious marketing difficulties or. Olsen says originate in irregularities of production. In the Case of some crops annual variations in acreage Are an important Factor in variations in production and the bureaus Price analyses Are considered an assistance to Farmers in adjusting acreage to probable Market requirements. 99101 sooth water Market Chicago Illinois Jonathan barrels Tri Champaign ill. Chicago news notes. F. William Morf of c. H. Weaver amp co., returned Early this week from his annual trip to the West coast. Del Gourley head of the Gourley company left last saturday for Texas where he will spend about two weeks visiting the producing districts of the Lone Star state. Harold Watson president of the h. Watson company was Back at his desk last Friday after an absence of almost four months. He has spent most of the time in the Apple districts of Virginia but was also a patient in a Winchester Hospital following a serious Auto Accident in August. Many present at horticultural meeting. Wenatchee Wash dec. 7.�?the Washington state horticultural association closed its annual meeting Here wednesday night with a banquet following an interesting and instructive three Days session. It was generally agreed that the program had been a exceptional one. Many papers were Given a it a the various problems confronting the Orchard St and grower and open discussions were led by specialists in the solving of horticultural problems attendance was heavy with representatives present from All Northwestern districts and Many from outside. Seeds a if growing Flowers or vegetables la your business. It is your business to get in touch with Flower and vegetable Beed. Leg. Specialists. Write for catalogue different from others. Information is Worth Money. No kidding Worth your while to Send for it. Costs nothing. 0e 0i0rqi Brothers 00. Council Bluffs. Iowa. Potatoes Are Dull in Chicago with supplies moderate. Chicago dec. 7.�?the potato Market continued Dull Here this week with supplies moderate and demand arid trading slow. Wisconsin no. 1 round Whites brought 86c@$1.10, Minnesota and North Dakota no. 1 and partly graded 80� 95c, red River Shlos 95c@$1.10, no. 1 Idaho russet Small to medium $1.40 @1.55, medium to Large $1.65@1.65. Cabbage steady in Chicago. Chicago dec. 7.�?the cabbage Market held about steady this week most dealers asking $33@35 a ton f. O. B., Wisconsin. The demand was Only fair however with jobbers showing resistance to present Levels according to operators Milwaukee Branch league elects officers. Milwaukee dec. 7.�?the Milwaukee Branch of the National league held its annual meeting at the rooms of the Milwaukee produce and fruit Exchange this week and selected delegates to the Atlanta convention. New officers were elected As follows president a m. Do Amore of m. Do Amore amp sons co. Vice president Alfred c. Schmidt of Schmidt Gaertner co. Treasurer Alfred Holzbog of j. Seefeld amp son. Secretary Geo. Weibrecht of r. Stafford co. Minneapolis auction sales. Minneapolis Minn. Dec. 7�?five cars were sold monday of this week by the Independent fruit auction company of this Citso consisting of one car of emperor grapes one car of shallots one car of Rome Beauty apples one car of delicious apples and one car of Texas vegetables. Two cars were sold wednesday Coli Sieting of one car of emperor grapes and one car of mixed apples. The Minneapolis fruit auction company sold one car of emperor grapes monday of the week. David f. Smith manager of the growers Market company and growers Exchange Salt Lake City Utah transacted business on the Market wednesday. James l. Leonard of Leonard Crosset amp Riley Cincinnati stopped off in Chicago tuesday on his Way to the Northwest. John Sake of the j. Of Sake company Evansville ind., was shopping along South water Market Early this week. The flu epidemic which is prevalent in some sections of the country has struck Chicago in a mild form. Elmer Baldwin of f. E. Baldwin amp co., was absent from his office the ii St three Days of the week. He was showing improvement wednesday but was still in a weakened condition. Miss l. Reiter who has charge of the office of Frank b. Arata amp co., during the absence of or. Arata was Able to attend to her duties tuesday after an absence of a week on account of flu. William Garfitt Secretary of the Western fruit jobbers association was confined to his Home Early this week with an infection of the Throat which bordered on the flu. Joseph Rosenblum will leave Fri Day night for Laredo Tex. He expects to Divide his time Between the Chicago and Laredo offices of Joseph Rosenblum inc., during the movement of Texas spinach and until the close of the Winter onion Deal. W. S. Brock of the Brock Elsner distributing company Champaign 111., was visiting the local Trade Early this week. Or. Brock states that the Calhoun county Apple Deal is turning out very satisfactory for the shippers of that Section. Or. Brock represents a Large number of growers from that Section of the country at the present offering Jonathan barrels. W. W. Mcfarland of Riley molar land company left monday for an extended business trip through the producing sections of Florida. Frank Bigelo of Frank Boggio amp sons returned late this week from a Short trip to the East. Best Quality warehouse Stock Holland cabbage prompt shipment rollers or Chicago diversion daily. You can always rely on our weights. Wire w. A. Waskow amp co. 210 South water Market Chicago fresh Green vegetables our specially now local soliciting agents wanted in All shipping a districts. Get in touch a with a. H. Welch 44 so. Water Market Chicago j a facts and figures this age of specialization. Onions Are among our specialities. All classes of buyers have found they can usually secure the exact variety they need at Gourley so and have formed the Gourley habit. A s s 8 since moving to our present address on april 1, of 400 cars of onions has been robbed through our Corner store without a single complaint. This is perhaps the Best indication of the pleasing results which shippers May expect when shipping their onions to Gourley. Light movement of Northern potatoes. The Gourley company 67 South water Market Chicago make arrangements now to attend the eleventh annual business meeting of the american fruit amp vegetable shippers assn., Jan. 1546-17. Minneapolis Minn., dec. 7.�?the carlot potato situation in the twin cities this week was almost featureless. Shipments have been Light demand has been Light and very few sales have been made. In fact not enough sales were made to establish a quotable Market. The twin. City carlot shippers were asking around 85c per cwt., for Carlots of White table potatoes sacked and loaded f. O. Shipping Points with Sandland Ohio being offered at 80� 85c per cwt., on the same basis. Red River Valley Shlos and cobblers were offered at 75c per cwt., sacked and loaded f. O. Red River Valley shipping Points. The Market was said to be very Dull. This seems to be a period of inactivity in the shipping sections As very few growers Are willing to sell their potatoes at this time. It has been reported that Many potatoes Are being fed to the live Stock. The first real cold weather of the season hit this Section monday and All the potatoes will now have to be shipped under the carriers protective services option 2�?thereby increasing the freight charges 6c per cwt. However the Long period of mild weather up to now has been of material Benefit in that direction. Minnesota had shipped 8,323 carloads of potatoes this season. To december 4 As compared with shipments of 18,420 carloads to the corresponding Date of last season., North Dakota had shipped 3,237 carloads of potatoes to december 4 As compared with 5,038 carloads to the corresponding Date of last season. Wisconsin had shipped 5,195 carloads of potatoes this season to december 4 As compared with 5,647 cars to the corresponding Date of last season. A shipments have been very Light from these states this week Minnesota averaging around 20 to 25 cars a Day North Dakota less than ten cars a Day and Wisconsin around 40 cars a Day. To shippers who seek action coupled with reasonable conservatism and thorough experience we offer a commendable service on carlot or 1. 1. Shipments of All fruit and vegetables. Sherman amp Gerstein receivers amp jobbers 15 so. Water Market Chicago fruits and vegetables a specially. Make your shipments to Hall. Wedge do Carter 5-7 so. Water Market Chicago agencies wholesale grocers Chicago National Bank of Commerce. Apple movement ahead of last year. First Snow and Christmas Trees reach Chicago. Chicago dec. 7r�?the first Snow of the Winter and a Liberal sprinkling of Christmas Trees along the Street this week gave evidence that the Holiday season is near. The carlot Market on both Spruce and Balsam was around $1 a bundle f. O. B., with the inquiry fair to Good. Heavy Early arrivals coupled with the fact the real demand has not yet set in caused an easy feeling locally. There were 77 cars on track wednesday with a heavy percentage showing Only fair Quality. Best Trees were Selling around $1.60 @2 for Job lots. Fait Quality cars could be bought on track at $l,10@1.16. Most dealers predict a heavy de Mand at Christmas time. Wenatchee wash., dec. 7.�?according to the weekly bulletin issued by the Wenatchee Valley traffic association Apple shipments from the local District to november 30 were 14,246 cars compared with 10,402 last year 12,789 two years ago and 11,900 three years ago. Of this seasons shipments 3,797. Cars went out during the first 29 Days of november. Pear shipments from this District to Date have been 1,187 cars compared with 686 last year 826 two years ago 545 three years ago. Total fruit shipments from this District to Date this season have been 16,226 cars compared with 11,560 last year 14,209 two years ago and 13,129 three years ago. A of the Apple shipments from this District there have been 1,029 cars of culls. Twin City Street notes. Wayne s Low fruits vegetables and produce 109-111 is. Water Marks chi0m0 wanted All varieties of fruits and vegetables t. E. Ball a Hesss Minnesota potato men at conference. Strawberry Plant Catalon Judsonia Ark Deo. 7.�?j. A. Bauer is mailing out his now Strawberry Plant Catalon free to anyone who May be interested every successful Man 1b an advertisers and nine tenth a re newspaper advertisers. Harry Cohodas of Cohodas Brothers Houghton mich., was in the twin cities the latter part of last week. De. F. Miller the. Congenial manager of the Chicago office of the c. H. Robinson company was in Minneapolis the latter part of last week. J. P. Holmberg of the North Branch mercantile company potato shippers of North Branch Minn., Wab in the twin cities last week. Or. And mrs. Dave Alford returned Home the first of the week from Leavenworth Kan where they spent the thanksgiving holidays with or. Alfords to Latles. Or. Alford is connected with the w. A. White brokerage company Minneapolis h. E. Emery of the Bright Emery company Winnipeg was in Minneapolis the first of the work the first ear of a Texas pinks Quot Grapefruit to be received in St. Paul this season came in tuesday for la Boult of Brothers it was shipped by the a by packing company from Alamo Texas Minneapolis St. Paul Minn., dec. 7. A Minnesota was Well represented at the potato conference held the first of the week in Chicago. Among those attending were Arthur j. Hubbard of the w. Northrup company John Bouchier of Albert Miller amp co., Gerald c. Ryan of the d. E. Ryan company a1 Broback of Alfred Broback amp co., and m. Ragatz of the j. Fame Hon company All of Minneapolis and William Regan of j. R. Beggs amp co., it. Paul. Charles Hechtman of Osseo Char Ley Metcalf of the Henry c. Hollmann produce company and Ben Picha and Richard Payne of the Hollan Dale marketing association All of Hollandale also attended. Garfitt to Memphis to Aid the local convention committees. Chicago Deo. 7.�?william Garfitt Secretary of the Western fruit jobbers association left wednesday night for Memphis Tenn where he will co operate with the Trade there in completing arrangements for the greatest of All conventions january 22 to 26 the Silver anniversary of the association
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