SL Tribune Sept 3, 1933
OGDEN STOCK MARKET SETS SALES RECORD Sooper Tomato Queen and Court Chosen at Dance Turnover in August Greatest Since Yards Were Established OGDEN—More livestock was sold on the Ogden market in August than in any other month .since the Ogdcn Union stockyards was established. April 1, 1917, it was pointed out at an informal dinner of members of the Union Stockyards company and the Ogden Livestock exchange Friday night at the Ogden Golf ?nd Country club. Officials of the local stockyards reported that during the 31-day period just passed 99,021 head changed hands, leading any previous month by a wide margin. Of this number, 90,206 were sheep and Iambs, 5422 hogs and 3393 cattle. The total sales for July, 1932, were 65,748 head. Credit for this Increase in business •was given by James H. DeVine, president of the stockyards, to buyers who have operated there in greater numbers during the past 30 days than ever before. Mr. DeVine traced the development of the Ogden livestock market and told of the aspirations of the Union Stockyards company, which are now being fulfilled in the increasing buying activity. He said that through this buyer cooperation Ogden is rapidly gaining prominence among the important livestock markets of the country, and that it would eventually provide an outlet for most of the livestock produced in the tributary territory. Predicts Glowing Future Russell Wilkios, president of the Ogden Livestock exchange, declared that Ogden is, destined to become one of the principal lamb markets in the United States, owing to the fact that it is strategically situated, in the center of one of the greatest producing areas and well adapted because ol railroad facilities to distribute lambs most efficiently to the great consuming centers in the east and on the Pacific coast. Appreciation of the Ogden Livestock exchange for the splendid support of packer buyers was expressed by Mr. Wiltons, who declared he felt certain that every commission man operating on this market would conduct his business in such a manner that packer buyers would find Ogden a logical source for their livestock needs and a place where pleasanl business associations could always be found. G. D. Humphrey, head buyer for the Cudahy Packing company, one of the largest purchasing organizations on the Ogden market, responded in behalf of the Buyers, declaring that he enjoyed doing business at Ogden and that he had found the commission firms operating there efficient selling organizations, in whom the producers could have confidence. Buyer Expresses Regard The Cudahy company has always looked to Ogden In recent years as n center of the lamb supply of the in termountain region, Mr. Humphrey said, declaring that the firm fount it advisable to buy more lambs on this market this season than ever before Other buyers present at the dlnne included Martin Deyo, A. Simla Ma ria and D. L. Ellis, Cudahy Packing HOOPER—Miss Cora Wlddison, aughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Widdi- on, was crowned tomato queen at a ance Friday night in the L. D. S. vard chapel here. Miss Widdison will ule aa.queen at the tomato day cele- iration here Monday. Maids of honor, also chosen at the lance, are Bessie Evans, Thora Munn, Marie Cook and Golda Burningham. The program will begin at 11 a. m. n Hooper park and will include a pa- ade, with a luncheon at noon. There vill be a baseball game between girls rom Hooper and Willnrd; a rnrleo and harlot races, and a grand ball in the ccrention hall in the evening. Home Loan Branch To Be Organized OGDEN—Final details of organiza- ion of the Home Owners' Loan cor- >oration in the northern district of Jtah will be mapped beginning Tuesday, it was announced Saturday by R. " Olsen, manager of the Ogdcn >ranch office of the corporation. Mr. Olsen said J. Francis Fowlcs, manager of the Utah division of the corporation, will join him in a trip hrough Box Elder, Cache and Rich counties Tuesday to appoint appraisers and attorneys in those counties. loiter in ths week other counties in .he district will be visited and appraisers and attorneys given instruc- .ions. After the final organization has been effected, home owners desiring relief from mortgages may make applica- .ions direct to the appraisers and at- orneys, who in turn will submit the applications to the Ogdcn office. Davis county already has been fully organ- zerj, said Mr. Olsen, whose district .•overs all points north of Siilt Lake. TAYLOR FAMILY TO MEET OGDEN—The annual reunion of the descendant of John A. Taylor, pioneer resident of Ogden, will be held Sunday at the Hermitage in Ogden canyon. Mr. Taylor was born In Texas, February 18, 1B4G, while his family was en route, along an indirect route, from Nnuvoo, 111., to Ulah. He was the father ot nine sons and one daughter. ***. company, Los Angeles; Ernest Deneke and Ralph Bittinger. Wilson & Co., Los Angeles; Sid Etchegery, Hauser Packing company, Los Angeles; Frank Ball and Leonard Patterson American Packing nnd Provision company, Ogden; Dana Blayney Charles Whitlock and Edward Hoggan, Cudahy Packing company, Sail Lake; Lou Symmes, Daniel Cameron and Rod Cameron, Sterling Meat company, Los Angeles; Archie McFarland of Archie McFarland anc Sons, Salt Lake; Sidney Izuel, Standard Packing company, Los Angeles W. H. Felsted and I. L. Keller, Ogden order buyers; Lee Lowenstein, Ogden Dressed Meats company. Others in attendance were Mr. Wilkins, Frank Hynders, Bert Robbins Alex Patterson, Lou Staus, Leo Peck Charles Hawver, D. W. Clifford, Pan Conlin, Elaine Austin, Waller Lovel and Foster Petrie, Ogdcn livestock commission men; James H. DeVine president of the Ogden Union Stock yards company; A. P. Miller, genera manager of the American Packing and Provision company; P. H. Mul cany, H. E. Hemingway and Colone P. A. Dix, directors of the Ogden Union Stockyards company.