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FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE,.DECEMBER 19 • 1936 CHICAGO HOGS GENERALLY STEADY SATURDAY TOP SET AT $10,10 Swine Wind Up Week With Net Loss Ranging From 5 to 10 Cents. CHICAGO, (&)— The scattering of hogs sold Saturday moved at generally steady prices with the top at $10.10. Although 12,000 'fresh hogs arrived, the open market supply was only 1,000, an amount equal to the estimated holdover. There was no activity in other branches of the trade. Hogs prices fluctuated irregularly during the week and wound up with a net loss ranging from 5 to 10 cents. Swine weighing upward from 180 pounds showed the most loss. Cattle, on the other hand, advanced, with choice beef steers leading. Market supplies were reduced enough to give the lamb and cattle markets an upward tendency but the hog rua, though smaller here, was about in line with the previous week at the seven principal corn belt markets including Chicago. Cattle were under the bearish influence of poultry competition early in the week but the sharp falling off of supplies later was accompanied by a pronounced price advance. Good and choice cattle gained 50 cents while common and medium grades went up as much as 25 cents and the genernl run of better grade steers of cJl weights showed a 50 cents to SI upturn compared with Monday's low. The week's top again was $12.75rpaid for yearling steers. Fat lamb prices showed little change although feeders were a shade higher. The top for fat lambs was 'S9.15 paid at the close. Hog Markets MIDWEST HOGS. Hog prices at midwest markets Saturday: CEDAR RAPIDS—Hogs unchanged. WATERLOO—Hogs 5c lower. Good to choice 140 to 150 Ibs. S6.854f7.15; 150 to 160 Ibs. S7.45®7.75: 160 to 170 Ibs. $8.10® 8.40; 170 to 180 Ibs. $8.85'»9.15; 180 to 200 Ibs. S9.25M9.55; 200 to 325 Ibs. $9.456 9.75: 325 to 350 Ibs. S9.25©9.55: packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs. $9(89.30; 350 to «5 Ibs. $8.8069.10; 425 to 500 Ibs. $8.604?8.90; 500 to 550 Ibs. 58.40W8.70. AUSTIX—Hogs, market lOc lower: good to choice 180 to 200 Ibs. $9.05@9.35; 270 to 290 Ibs. S9.40iji9.70: 290 to 325 Ibs. $9.308' 9.60; 325 to 350 Ibs. S9.20fi9.50; packing sows. good. 275 to 550 Ibs. $8.45@9.25. OTTCMWA—Hogs 5c lower; 140 to 150 Ibs. S7.15«i7.4S; 130 to 160 ibs. S7.65ft'7.93; 160 to 170 Ibs. S8.15(ft8.45: 170 to 180 Ibs. $S.90iii9.20; 180 to 200 Ibs. $9.20®9.50: 200 to 325 Ibs. SO.40*9.70; 325 to 350 Ibs. $9.25 '"9.03: 330 to 400 Ibs. S9.05H9.35: packers 275 to 3,'iO Ibs. S8.90i59.20; 350 to 425 Ibs. 5C.73-.l9.05: 425 to 550 Ibs. $8.55«.8.85. best meaty feeders $8.15: common and medium grades S5,25ftj6.2j. Sheep 500. including none direct; for week ending Friday 4.600 directs; compared Friday last week: Fat lambs mostly steady, aged sheep firm, feeding lambs strong to a shade higher; week's lamb top $9-15, paid at close for choice 1 natives to small killers; packer top and best fed westerns $S; most fed western offerings S8.5068.90; bulk natives $8.50® 9, lambs scaling over 100 Ibs. rarely passing S8.75: late summer and fall shorn lambs $7.156j,8; slaughter yearlings $7.50 I&7.75 mostly, few lamb weights SB; slaughter ewes S3.50<(i4.50 mostly, to $4.65: feeding lambs $7.2567.60, one load choice Montanas SB, and 90 Ib. shearing lambs as high at S8 25. ll\*o representative sales.) Local Livestock JIASON ClTY^-For Saturday HOGS Five cents lower. Good light lip^s ... 140-130 S 6,50- 6.80 Good light lights • • • 150-160 S 6.95- 7.25 Good lights 160-170 S 7.63- 7.95 Good lights 170-180 S 8.35- 0.65 Good lisht butchers 180-200 S 9.10- 9.40 Good light butchers 200-220 S 9.35- 9.65 Good me. wt. bu'.cll. 220-250 % 0.35- 9.65 Good me. wt. butch. 250-270 S 9.35- 9.65 Good me. wt. butch. 270-290 S 9.35- 9.65 Good heavy butchers 290-325 S 9.33- d.65 Good heavy butchers 325-350 S 9.20- il.5u Good heavy butchers 350-400 S 9.00- y.30 Good packing sows . 273-350 S 8.90- 9.20 Good heavy sows .. . 350-425 S 8.70- 9.00 Good big heavy sows 425-500 S 8.50- a.80 Good big heavy sows 500-550 S 8.30- 8.60 iThe above is a 10:30 truck hoe market tor sood and choice hogs. The difference in price is for short and long haul boc'-l CATTLE. Steers, choice to prime S 9.00-10.23 Steers, good to choice S 7.00- 9.00 Steers, medium to good S 6.00- 7.00 Steers, fair to medium S 5.00- 6.00 Low grade steers -, S 3.50- 4,25 Heifers, cood to rjioice S 8.50-in 00 Grass heifers, mc-d. to good S 4.00- G.OO Grass heifers, com. to med. S 3.00- 4.00 Cows, pood to cho;c« S 3.50- 4.50 Cows, fair to goof. S 3.25- 3.75 Cutters S 3.00- 3.2J Carmcrs S 2.50- i75 Bulls, heavy S 4.25- 4.7.S Bulls, light S 3.5Q- «- ss Calves, gd. to choice 130-190 S 6,sO- S.OO Calves, med. to good 130-190 S 4.50- 5.50 Calves, infer, to gd. 130-190 $ 4.25 down LAMBS Lambs, gd. to choice 70-90 S 7.00- 7.75 Lambs tned. to good 70-90 S 6.00- 7.00 Lambs, fair to med. 70-90 S 3.75- 5.75 Lambs, common .S 3.75 down Yearlings gd. to ch. 70-90 S 5.00- 5.00 Yearlings, medium to good $ 4.00- 5.00 Yearlings, (air to meriium S 3.00- 4.00 Yearlings, culls S 2-00- 2.50 Na'.lve ewes, good to choic« S 2.00- .'..00 Culls, ewes S 1.00- 1.50 Bucks $ 1.00- 2.00 Wethers. 2 year oln's S 5.0(1- 6.00 Wethers, old t 3.00- 5.00 Buck lambs SI lows. Xo dock on lambs. Quotations iubje:t to market fluctuations. OMAHA LIVESTOCK. (Saturday Market) OMAHA, -JPi—lj.. S. department of r.g- riculture— CATTLE 7S. calves 43: for the week, fed steers and yearlinps strong to mostly 25c higher, instances 50c up on weighty steers; other classes steady: bulk for the 1.197 Ib. weights: fed tteiters sf.Mi'dS, icw loads $9.10'<i9.90. small lots SlOff 10.25; beef cows S4.2Sifi5.50. few SS.Tofl-T. cutler grades 3'«4; bulls S4.30ii75.25; practical top vealers S8.50, selects S91'9.SO: stockers and feeders S5.50Ti6.75; few loads yearlings ST^.SO: sroek calves 58. SHEEP 500; bulk of receipts direct: tor the week, lambs mostly lOc lower: sheep \veal: to 25c lower: feeders weak: closing bulk qood to choice fed wooled lambs S7.75.ii S.50: closinc lop S8.30; fed clipped lambs eligible 57*7.50: good to choice ewes S3.25ft 4; good to choice feeding lambs S6-30'^ 7.7rj; medium grade light lambs down to S-'i-SO. HOGS 2.200: includes '.,800 direct: nominally steady: top S9.65: scattered sales butchers 200 Ibs. un S9.50ifi9.65; 170 to 190 Ibs. S9.15«9.3.->: just pood sows $9 bO; for the week, steady to 23c higher with exccotion of some weakness on 170 to 200 Ibs.; average cost Friday $9.46, weight 205. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK (Saturday M»rkrt) CHICAGO, ypj—U. S. department of agriculture— HOGS 12.000. including 11.000 direct; generally steady with Friday's average; better grade 190-240 Ibs. S9.90<& 10.10; lop S10.10; few well finished 150-180 Ibs. $950«t9.90; merely good 130-150 Ibs. S8.75 69.30; good 325-450 Ib. sows quotable S9.50%9.75: shippers took 300: estimated holdover 1.000; compared a week ago. •weights upward from 180 Ibs. mostly 10 cents lower: others around 5 cents off; sows little changed. CATTLE 200; calves 100: compared Friday last week: Good and choice steers and yearlings 50 cents higher: common and medium grades steady to 25 cents up. weighty kinds showing advance; general market belter grade steers all •weights 50 cents to SI over Monday's low time, heavies up most; receipts excessive early: wee'-.-end curtailment stimulated market to t.->p heavy position in view of dressed trs.lc made sluggish by excessive beef tonr^igc and seasonal poultry Influence:;: common and choice heifers fully steady: medium to good grades 25 cents lower, such S7C.10 heifers dressing better- than recently: cows .strong to 15 cents Hicher: bulks fully steady: vealers steady to weak: extreme top yearling steers S12.75; heifers H12: medium weight steers 512.50: weighty .tteers $12.25: big weights $11.15; better grades all weights S10.75Ctl2.25 at best time: common and meriium grades S6.50 (&9: stockers and feeccrs weak to 25 cents lower, better grades $7.25fn7.90. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK. (Saturday Market) KANSAS CITY. i/Pj—U. S. department of agriculture— HOGS 1.200; receipts mostly direct; nominally steady; for the week, unevenly 5-loc higher: sows 10-25c up. CATTLE 1.000: calves 400: for the week, beef steers and yearlings steady to strong; spot she stock, steady to 25c lower; lower grades of cows steady; vealers 25-jOc lower; stockcr and feeder classes generally steady; demand Improved; week's top, choice to prime yearlings S12: part load S12.7."): best matured steers S11.25: vealers S9: feeders S8.25; stock steer calves 57.75; bulk fed steers 7.50& 10.25. SIIFEP, none: (or the week, lambs steady: sheep stesdy to 23c lower: week's top fed lambs paid at the close 58.65; late bulk choice natives and fed lots S8.50(y; 8.60; top ewes S4.25; bulk S3.15S"'-!. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK /.Saturday Market) SOUTH ST. PAUL, (/Pi—fU. S. department of agriculture)—CATTLE—600: compared with Friday l^st week, slaughter steers and she stock strong to 25 cents higher than recent lows; instances up more: bu3K 15-25 cents higher; better grade feeder steers steady: good and choice fed steers and vearlings. $9''?^*: bulk common and meriium. SS.GO'ii 8.50; majority heifers. $4.50Ti 6.50: fleshier short feds tin to $8: low cutter and cutter cows. S3'i4; beef cows no to S.i mainly: good fed cows. S5.25^'5.73: odd head S6: choice feeder steers. 56.75^7.25; bulk desirable Mockers. S3.25«ifi.50; low graries down to S4 and less: calves, 300: ftillv steady for week: rood kinds, S8^9: choice 59.50: ffw 510: common and medium. S5.50'S7.50. HOGS — 02.20; fairly aclive. mostly steadv with Friday: ton. S9.80 for belter 180-300 Ibs.: =ood ^nd choice 160-180 Ins.. S9.50fn9.8f): 140-tRn Ibs,. S8.75'i(9.6(>: fat 100-140 It:.-!.. 57.50^ 9: mostlv $7.75 no; lighter weights and plain Digs down to and brlow: eood snws larcely ^.40^ 65: n\-pra°c cost $9.71: wciEht. 21.1 Ibs. SHEET*— 1 700; compared with Fridnv last week: Slaughter Iambs strong to 25 cents higher: other classes steadv: week's top fat lambs. SR.83: fat ewes. $-1.2:;: fe"d- intr laTths. 57.7S.: Friday's bulks: Fpt l?mbs. S3.5n*iB.75: lower -ratios. 5(Tfi7.',n; olain to choice ewes. 52.50^4; j-ood to choice ranee feeding lambs. $6.50417.50. LIVESTOCK FORECAST CHICAGO. f.-Ti—Unofficial estimated recoints of- livestock fnr Monrtav; Hogs, .15.000: cattle. 17000- sheep, 15,000; hogs for all next week, 138.000. KANSAS CITY GRAIN. (Saturday Market) KANSAS CITY. UPI— Wheat 76 cars, »,<c higher to 2'xc lower: No. 2 dark hard nominally S1.36',i<j.1.42'i: No. 3. S1..15C} !.37; No. 2 hard nominally fl.te'AltlM'A: No. 3. S1.33'/«: No. 2 red nominally $1.38 Sl.ifl'i; No. 3 nominally $1.36'-iQI.40. Corn 32 cars, VAC higher to I'.ic lower; No, 2 white $1,17'::; No. 3 nominally Sl,14'/4iSl.n'»: No. 2 yellow 51.12",; No. 3. SI. 14 3 ,; ''i 1.15: No. 2 mixed nominally Sl.lS'lSLlS'.i: No. 3 nominally $1.12',»@ 1.14V,. Oats 7 cars, V«c higher to 1 ic lower: No. 2 white nominally 55'^S57V2c; No. 3 nominally 54'a'riri6 1 /2C. OMAHA GRAIN". (Saturday Market) OMAHA. <?>— Wheat. No. i dark hard $1.40>i; No. 2. S1.36'.i: No. 1 hard $1.38^ 41.39; No. 2 mixed $l-38',i. : Com. No. 3 yellow S1.12W1.13; No. 4, $1.10«a.l2: No. 5, SI.10; No. 3 mixed SI.11. Oats, No. 2 white 55c; No. 3, 55^ a 53!ic. AVERAGE WEEKLY HOURS OF WORK OF INDUSTRIAL PLANT WAGE EARNERS u ..._ e wwvrtB r< NATWNM. «XIST»I«L cowafNce KUIW rue* nitons or ««WAOTU»«W rums * a* HOURS »«)USTII« TMBOUCHOUT THt UMTEO »TAT£5. TIC HUMKIt Of Hjum KfflUJHTEO AT tHt CNO Of PER .WEEK I9M WA$ U4M . ewtontw «»OUT IM.OOO mw CAWIEW (on «M.K» •—* HOURS PER WEEK 1931 1932 1933 1934 1936 1936 32 30 •« J.D.CLKNI @ MrtAlO MUHKAL or CMMMXCf mjp«jtTt WHEAT MARKET GIVEN SETBACK Hit by Late Selling Caused Largely by Tumbles of Securities. CHICAGO, m—Hit by late selling that resulted largely from tumbles of securities, wheat prices suffered decided losses at the last Saturday. Profit-taking on the part of today's speculative buyers did much also to turn wheat values downhill near the close. Something of a recovery, however, was in progress when the final gong cleared traders out of the pits. At the close wheat was %-l J /2 cents under Fridav's finish, Dec. Sl.38%-%, May S1.32%- J ,2, corn unchanged to '4 higher, Dec. $1.08%-1.09, May new $1.04%, oats unchanged to "A off, and provisions unchanged to 20 cents down. CHICAGO CASH ORALS'. (Saturday Market) CHICAGO, ii?i— Cash wheat, no sales reported. Corn, No. 4 mixed $1.05if?1.05-i: No. 5 mixed 99'Afi99'ic; No. 1 yellow S!.02^«i> 1.06^; No. 5 yellow SQ'/zC'fiSl^: No. 3 white Sl.lO'i;'No. 5 white ^l.OiHiiiil 06; sample grade 94<a96c. Oats, No. 1 white 53@54':,c: No. 2 white 53iS53'.4c: No. 3 white 52',4<a53c; sample grade 50'.-tc. Buckwheat. No. 2. S2.30. Soybeans. No. 2 yellow SI.5S',2. Barley feed 60S88c nominal; malting $1*11.38 nominal. Timothy seed $5.85® 6.10 cwt.; new S3.60fc5.85 cwt. • Clover seed S24C31 cwt. Lard, tierces $13.37; loose 512.52; bellies $16.45. Mason City Graio MASON CITY—For Saturday No. 3 new yellow shelled corn 98c No. 4 new yellow shelled corn 96c New ear corn 94c White oats, No. 3 45lie Barley 60-90c Soybeans, No. 2 yellow $1.35 SATt KDAY GBAIX CLOSE. CHICAGO, High Low 1.3.931 1.38 1.33'.'. 1.31% 1.19',-i J-17',j new .., old new ... old .... WHEAT— Dec May July CORN— Dec. ..... May May July July OATS— Dec May July SOYBEANS— Dec May Juiv RYE— Dec May July BARLEY— Dec. . May LARD- DOC Jan Mar May July BELLIES— Dec Jon i.osn I.OB 1.051, 1.04',i 1.03'; 1.02".', 1.02 3 . 1.01 >,i .99',-i .98',; .52 ,51 s , .si'i, -si)*. .45'i .45 1.38 l.SB'.i I.M'.i 1.58V. 1.56 1.18'i 1.14 s , J.H'i l.lO'.i 13.511 13.4,'i 13,30 13.45 14.00 13.92 14.22 14.17 (J-i— Close 1.38 'A 1.32". 1.17% 1.08'i 1.04 'A 1.03 ',i l.OHi .39-rs 1. 37 1. 38 1.36 ',i 1.15 l.H',1 l.W/4 .86 'A in.so I3.<7 13.75 13.92 14.17 16.40 16.35 MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN. (Saturday MarketV MINNEAPOLIS, (Pi —Wheat 99 cars, lie lower; No. 1 heavy dark northern spring 60 Ibs. $1.56'.1i{il.68'/,: No. 1 dark northern spring 59 Ibs. $1.55VifM.64'/ B ; 58 Ibs. S1.54 1 ,i®1.83y»: fancy No. 1 hard Montana winter 14 per cent protein $1.46 Mt(i: 1.48'i: crade of No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter, S1.40'/»(ii'1.42'/«; No. 1 hard amber durum $1.52»4S'1.63H; No. 1 red durum $1.34 3 ,i. Corn, No. 3 yellow $1.09',ii0>l,10',i; unchanged. Stock List NEW YORK STOCKS. (Saturday Final Quotations) Al Ch & Dye 225 '.i Lib O F Gl Am Can 1)1 Am Sm & Ee 90^ Am Sug RcL 53 AT&T 134 73 V. M'/i 12V. 2SVs 96 31?. 69 79>. a 24'2 13 In 145 Am Tob B Am Wat Wks Anaconda A T & S F Auburn Auto Aviat Corp B & O Barnsdall Bendix Aviat Beth Stl Bordcn Borg Warner Can D G Ale Can Pac Case C & N W '.fit C G W 2U C M St P & P 2 C R I & P 2 Chrysler 118=i Col G & E 17 3 . Comw & Sou 3'3 Cons Edison 43 ••', Cons Oil 14*e Cont Can 64V 2 Cont Oil Del 42U Corn Prod 68?i Curtiss Wright 6',1 Deere lOl'.i DaPont de N 175'.i Gen Elec 51 3 1 Gen Foods W* Gen Mot Gillette Goodyear Hud Mot III Cent Int Harv Int Nick Can I T & T Johns Manv Krcsge 15', 28!. 19 93 " 12': 144 Maytag McK & Rob Mid Cont Pet Montg Ward Movrcll Nash Mot Nat Bisc Nat Cash R Nat Dairy Nat Distil Nat Pow & Li U',. N Y Cent 51V Nor Pac 25'. Oliver Farm M Packard Mot Param Pix Pennev Penn R R Phillips Pet Radio Rey Tob B Sears Roe Shell Union Soc Vacuum Sou Pac Stand Brands S O Calif S O Ind S O N J 66 Stewart Warn 17 Studebaker Swift & Co Tex Corp Tex Gulf Sul Timk Roll B Un Carbide Un Pac Unit Air Unit Corp Unit Drug U S Ind Alco U S Rubber U S Steel Warner Pix West El & M 144 Woolworth G3 1 West Un Tel 78! 43% 16 SS'.l 28'!' 20 !i ICO'.i 39-i, 47V. 11!', 56% 95' 26= 15? 40' 15' 40 43 13', 25 5? s 71> 101 3 J26 28 14' 46 76 16' CHICAGO STOCKS (Saturday Final Quotations! Cities Service 3 7 i|Northwest Bane 13 llOKE Switch 8 3 4! Swift & Co 25 Midwest Corp 12 ISwift Intl 3: Libby-McN'eil 9',i!t7ti]ity t Ind Ti Natl Standard 52 (Zenith 33 Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO., Mason City Office in Bagley-Beck Bldg. Telephone No. 7. CHICAGO STOCKS Butler Bros 13}i Marsh Fields 20 Cord Corp 4'/4 Walgreen Co DS'A NEW YOKK CUUBB Am G & EJcc 39 3 ,i Ford M of C 21% Ford M of Eng "Vt Hi Walker Co 46 3 /. Lockheed 9 3 / Am Cyan B Am Su Po Co 2 Ark Nat Gas A 7'/» As G & El A 3Vi Can Ind Alk 7!i Dist Corp Se 26'A El Bd & Sh 22 Niag Hu Pow llrV* UnU Gas Co OH Un L & Po Co -',', Util P & L Co 4 NEW YOEK STOCKS Alaska Jun 14Vi Ho Oil (new) 12V« 19 Allegheny 4 \', Am & F Pow 7'/4 Am Cr Su Co 26% Am C Si F Co S5',i Am Po & Li 11% Am Roll Mills 35% Am R & S Co 24'/i Amer. Tob Co 96 Armour & Co 6% Arm & Co pfd 8! As Dry Gds 22% All Rcf 29 Vt Baldwin Loco 9% Brigits Mfg Co 55 Bendix 26", Budd Mfc CO .12% Byers A M Co 26% Cat Tractor 38 Cer de Pasco 70 Ches & Ohio 62% Chi Gt W pfd mi CMSP&P pfd 4V. Co Calo Co 121 " 2 Com Solvents 18 Cont Motor 2% Cr of Wheat 35% Cudahy Pack 38 1 /, Curt-Wr Co A Ifl'/i Dist Corp Se 26'A Douglas Airc 69% Eastman 172 El Pow & U 40% Eric R R Co 14 Fire T & R, 33% Foster-XVheel 41'/i Freeport Tex 26'.-j Gen Am Tran m\ Gild den Co 40 Gobcl 61,4 Gold Dust iy.', Graham Paige 3 Hudson Mot Hupp Motors 2'/, Kelvinator Co 21 Lambert Co 18'. Liquid Cb Cp 44 Lorillard 22*. Malhicson Al 39 McLellan Sirs 17'/ 2 Minn. Mol Im 9'i M K & T (P/* Mot Products 3"i'/< No Amer 30 No Am Avl 12'A Otis Steel Co 17 Vt Owen 111 Gl 154'-2 Packard Mot 10». Park Utah Cop 4'-« Plymouth 2'J'/ 2 Proc & Gam 53^ Pullman fi?.*'* Pure Oil Co IS'.i Purity Bakery 13'i R K O 7*i Rem Rand 21 "< Rco Motors ?' B Simmons Co 44V. So Cal Edison 28'/b Sperry Corp 213, St G & E 9 Tide W A Oil in U S Ind Alch 37 3 ,4 U S Smelter 83Vi Util P & Li A 4 Vanadium 27Vj Un Gas & Im 14V, Warren Bros 16% Western Un 78'/< Worth Pump S4'/-, Yellow Tniclt 21'/< Youngs S & T 78Vi Was in Des Moines. BRADFORD—Floyd Ladcl was a business caller in Des Moines, Thursday. Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. ML Schanke and company. Telephone 1300, Mason City. Bid and asked Saturday; Cent St El 6 pet pfd l$25 par) Cent St El 7 pet p» M2S par) Cent St P & L 7 pet pfd . .. Champlin Kef la 7 pet pfd .. Creamery Package com Hearst Cons A Geo A Honnel A pfd ., Geo A Hormel com Interstate Power 6 pet pfd .. Interstate Power 7 pet pfd .. Iowa Electric Co .6'A pet pfd Iowa Electric Co 7 pet pfd.. la El Lt & Pow 6 pet pfd .. la El L.I-& Pow S'.i pet pfd la El Lt & Pow 7 pet pfd . la Power & Light 6 pet pfd la Power & Light 7 pet pfd la Public Serv 6 pet pfd la Public Serv 6'A pet pfd .. la Public Serv 7 pet pfd la South tftil 8 pet pfd la South Util S'a pet pfd .. la South Util 7 pet pfd .... Minnesota P & L 6 pet pfd Minnesota P & L 7 pet pfd Northern St Power 6 pet pfd Northern St Power 7 pet pfd N W Bell Tel 6',i pet pfd N W St Portlano. Cement com Rath Packing S pet pfd Rath Packing 7 pet pfd Rath Packing com Sioux City G & El T pet pfd United Lt .& Rys 6 pet pfd . United Lt & Rys 6.36 pet pfd United Lt & Rys 7 pet pfd .. Western Grocer pfd Western Grocer com • Ex. Div, i 9Vi II 11 13 15 Jo 3 /: 90 24 25 21 if, 22 104 107 20 19 21 53 54 70 72 76 103 70 74 101 102 104 97 99 98 100 102 69 100 67 68 72 92 99 89 95 107 24 100 100 33 95 84 85 92 90 10 70 74 94 101 91 97 no 26 102 102 34 97 86 87 94 95 12 STOCK MARKET MOSTLY LOWER Share Trading Unsettled by Late Offerings in Rails. NEW YORK, (£>)—Late offerings in the rails unsettled the stock market Saturday after some rallying tendencies had been exhibited in early dealings. Losses ranged from 1 to 4 points. While a few of the coppers and specialties were resistant, the motors and many other recent leaders continued their descent. The decline gathered momentum ini the final half hour and the ticker! tape fell 7 minutes or so behind] floor transactions. Transfers ap- ' proximated 1,200,000 shares. I The carriers were given a downward push following announcement the interstate commerce commission had refused to grant; the plea of the roads for an ex- ' tension of emergency freight rates which expire at the end of this month. Some of the mining issues made a belated response to climbing copper prices. The price of export metal was lifted to a new 6 year peak. Produce Curb Market NEW YORK, If)—Selling in industrials exerted a downward pull on curb market prices Saturday. Gulf Oil. Creole, Jones and Laughlin Steel, Celluloid, and New Jersey Zinc gave up 1 to 2 points, while fractional losses occurred in American Cyanaraid "B," Shcrwin Williams and Wayne Pump, Utilities were mixed, American Gas and Electric showing a moderate gain against losses in Electric Bond and Share and Utilities Power and Light "A." Bond Market NEW YORK. (yP)—U. S. government issues continued under pressure Saturday in the bond market in connection with prevalent beliel in financial circles the federal reserve board shortly will move to reduce excess reserves. Other divisions were without definite trend. Treasury 2y 4 s, 2~/ss and S^/ns were offered down about ^a of a point during the first hour. Home Owners Loan corporation bonds also sagged. Buyers paid fractionally over previous Closings for Rock Island General 4s. Chicago and North Western 4 3 /is. Bethlehem Steel 4V.t5, Hiram Walker 4^s, International Hydro Electric 6s. Pure Oil 4iis and New York Central 5s. Other loans of speculative rating were generally a little lower. Great Northen\ 4s, Cuba Northern Railway 5!is and Wai- worth 4s had losses ranging from around '/a to a point. In the foreign list, the Gs of Uruguay scored another sharp advance. Other South Americans were less active though most of them were holding their substantial gains ot the week, German government Vs were lower and Japanese S'.is a little improved. MASON CITY—For Saturday Cash Quotations Dy E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts 20c Heavy hens, 4% Ibs. and over iuc Under 4% Ibs. 7c Springs, 5 Ibs. and over lOc Springs, under 5 Ibs be Leghorn springs 6c Cocks 6c All No. 2 poultry 4 cents less Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade 21-23c° Eggs, cash 20-22c* Butter, Iowa State Brand 39c Butter, Corn Country 38c Butter, Kenyan's 38c Butter .Very Best 39c Butter, Brookfield 38c Potatoes, peck 39 and 50c "EDITOR'S NOTE—These representative quotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO PRODUCE (Saturday Market) CHICAGO. OT—Butter 7,421, steady, prices unchanged. Eggs 5,357, firmer; extra firsts cars and local 29'/2C: fresh graded firsts cars and local 28Vic; current receipts 28c; refrigerator extras 27 3 ,lc, refrigerator standards 27 Vic. Poultry, live 24 trucks, steady to firm; hens 4'/u Ibs, up 15'Ac. less than 4'A Ibs, 12','jc: Leghorn hens lOWc; springs 4 Ibs. up, colored 14c; Plymouth Rock 14'/ic r White Eock 15c; less than 4 Ibs., colored 13c, Plymouth Hock 14c, White Bock U'.ic; Leghorn chickens lie; colored broilers 15c, Plymouth and White Rock 16c; turkeys, hens 17c; young toms ISVic, old J3c; No. 2 turkeys 13c; ducks, whit" 4'-':i Ibs. up 16c; colored 15c; small whit_ and colored 12c; northern geese 13c, southern geese lie; capons 7 Ibs. up 19c; less than 7 Ibs. 18c; roosters 12c; Leghorn roosters lie. Dressed turkeys steady to firm; hens young 2Uic, old 19'/ic: toms young IE Ibs. up-20'/2C. less than 18 Ibs, 21 'Ac, old IBc; No. 2 turkeys ISVic; southwestern turkeys, young toms and hens 20®20'Ac. NEW YORK PRODUCE (Saturday Market) NEW YORK, (/P)—Eggs 14,224, lirm; mixed colors, special packs 34c; standards 33'Ac; firsts 3r/2&'32c; dirties No. 1, 28©29Vic; average checks 27@2Bc; under grades 29<G31c; refrigerators, special packs 29'A4t30c; standards 28Vi<229c; firsts 2Sia28'^c; seconds 27@27'/ac: checks 23 Vic. Buter 9,799; firm: prices unchanged; extra 192 score) 34%c. Cheese 103,730, firm: state, whole milk flats, fresh fancy unquoted; held fancy 1936, 21C«22'/aC. Live poultry steady to firm. No freight quotations. All express prices unchanged. Dressed poultry steady to firm. Fresh turkeys, western 16@23c: other fresh and all frozen prices unchanged. COMBINED HOC RECEIPTS. DES MOINES, W—U. S .department of agriculture— Combined hog receipts at 22 concentration yards and 9 packing plants located in interior Iowa' and southern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended at 8 A. m. Saturday were 42,600 compared with 32,100 a week ago and 17,100 a year ago. Prices steady to lOc lower, mostly steady to 5c ofX, the undertone fairly strong; week-end loading considerably less than 71,000 week ago. Good and choice light lights 140 to 160 Ibs. $7.25©8.50; good and choice llxht lights 160 to 180 Ibs, $8.20©9,35; 180 to 200 Ibs. $9.35(0)9.75; good and choice medium weights 200 to 220 Ibs. $9.55®10; 220 to 250 Ibs. I9.55®10: good and choice heavy weights 250 to 290 Ibs. S9.55IE10: 290 to 3SO Ibs. $9.40*10: good and choice pigs 100 to 140 Ifas., unquoted; good packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs. S9.10fJ9.50; 350 to 425 Itas. J8.90@9,35; 425 to 500 Ibs. $8.70® 9.05. PRODUCE FUTURES. (Saturday M»rkel)V CHICAGO, W)—Butter futures closed: Storage standards December 32?ic; January 32Vnc; February 33c. Egg futures: Refrigerator standards December 28'/4c: January 27'Ac; fresh graded firsts February 25Vic. Potato futures: Idaho Russets January $2.68; March grade A $3.10. SIOUX CITY LIVESTOCK (Saturday Market) SIOUX CITY. W)— (U. S. department of agriculture) — CATTLE—200; market for week; Steers and yearlings steady to strong; heifers steady to weak; 'cows steady; stockers and feeders firm: prime 1100 Ib. steers, S12: few loads. $11®!!.50: bulk of short feds. S7®'9.50: few loads pood heifers. $9ift0.50: load lots short feds, S7(&;8;. bulk beef cows. S4S5.25; few. S3.50fc6.25; cutter grades, $3,25(^3.73; bulk $G down; choice feeder heifers. $6.25; fancy 337 Ib. steer eaive;,, $8.60. HOGS—1.000: fully steady: lop 5 cents higher at 59.75; better 190-250 Ita. butchers, 59.50ifi9.S5: 150-180 Ib. weights. SS.75 <§9.40: SOWS, $9.50. SHEEP—300: Saturday's trade steady; few good to choice lambs. $8.35: chnice quoted to $8.50; for the week: Sheep and lambs steady to 10 cents lower; feeders scarce .about steady; week's lamb top S8.50 for best strictly choice 102 Ib. fee Montanas; late bulk better native and fed wooled lambs. SS.25«j8.50: less desirables. S7.50®8: load lots westerns and led ewes 110-117 Ibs.. S4<fT4,50: most odd lots. $2.75 CJ4; package good feeders, S6.50S7.25. MINNEAPOLIS FLOUR. (Saturday Market) MINNEAPOLIS. (/P) — Flour, carload lots, a barrel in 98 )b. cotton sacks: Family patents unchanged. $7.3567.75: stand ard patents unchanged. S7.40Q7.60. Shipments 21.311: pure bran S33®33.50; standard middlings $32.50®33. Hides and Furs Quotation! FnrnUh«« by Wolf Br«., Inc.. )<!« Fifth Struct Southwtit. HOKSEHIDKS •GREEN BEEF HIDES Up to 25 IDs. ............ .". .......... 8'Ac 25 to 45 Ibs ......................... 7c More than 60 Ibs. ................... 7 c Bull hides .......................... Sc •Cureo hldej Half cent mor« a pound. (On above prices a cent hlghei to wholesale dealers in wbolesalt !oti.l FURS Ex. Lge. Lge. Med. Small Mink .......... *14.00 S12.50 SI1.00 $9.50 Muskrat ....... 1.75 1.55 1.45 1.20 Weasel (white and brown I . .70 .50 .30 JO Red Fox (heavy) 6,00 5.50 5.00 4.00 Raccoon (heavy ordinary I ... MO 6.50 5.50 4.50 Civet Cat ...... W J5 .30 .25 Skunk (average primel ...... 1.75 1.38 1.40 1J.O Slightly higher prices for wholesale and large lots. WOOL MARKET. (Saturday Market) BOSTON, m—V. S. department of agriculture— Domestic wool prices began to show a •evival of strengthening tendencies in Ihe past week as demand broadened snd arices in Australian markets made tur- :her advances. Late in the week territory' wools were moved at prices above the bulk of bids of the previous week. This movement stimulated further markups of asking prices. Ohio fleeces were moved in limited quantities at strong to higher prices which ranged 41-43 cents in the grease for • fine Delaine, 44-45 cents for staple combing '.'2 blood and 48-50 cents for combing ^i and J A blood. Miscellaneous CHICAGO POTATOES. (Saturday Mnvkct) CHICAGO, W)—U. S. department of agriculture— Potatoes 76, on trad; 311. total U. S. ihipments 504; steady; supplies light: western stock demand ligM, northern demand slow: sacked w'ewt. Idaho Russet Burbanks U. S. No. 1. $2.50{f2.65; u. S. No. 2. $1.92',ift2.05; Colorado Red McClures U. S. No. 1, $2.«5S2.55: Brown Beauties U. S. No. 1, S2.32ii: Nebraska Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. 1 and partly graded S2.35: Wisconsin Round Whites U. S. No. 1, S1.90: U. S. commercial S1.75; less than carlots, Florida Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. 1. few sales $2. NEW YORK SCGAK. (Saturday Market) NEW YORK. (/PI—Raw sugar unchanged Saturday at 3.77c for spot and 3.30c (or 1937 quota sugars. Futures 1 to 3 points net higher. Refined unchanged with all refiners listing at 4.80c for fine granulated. GOVERNMENT BONDS (Saturday Quotations) NEW YORK. OT—U. S. government bonds closed: Treasury 4'A's. 47-52, 121.8. Treasury 4s. 44-54. 115.22. Treasury 3 3 ,is. 40-43. June, blank. Treasury 3 3 is. 43-47. 110.20. Treasury 3!is, 46-49. 108.18. Treasury 3's, 51-55, 105.29. Funeral of Graney, Nora Springs, Held; Wife and Child Left NORA SPRINGS—Funeral services for Roy Earl Graney were held Thursday afternoon at the Methodist church with the Rev. C. D. James, pastor, officiating. Mrs. Henry Buckman and Mrs. Roy Kraupa, accompanied by Mrs. Carl Crowell, sang "Sweet Peace" and "Crossing the Bar." Burial was in Ehmvood cemetery, Mason City. Pallbearers were Dave Fletcher, Gould Campbell, Raymond Schmidt, Charles Wharem, Jack Dickinson and Wilford Fri'^z. Mr. Graney was born Feb. 27, 1900, in Cerro Gordo county and died-following a brief illness at his home, Dec. 14. He received his education in the rural schools of Ccrro Gordo county and at Cedar Falls. He was married to Wilma Sheka, July 14. 1923. For the past seven years Mr. and Mrs. Graney and daughter, Shirley, 12, lived in Nora Springs. He leaves his wife and daughter, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Graney of Mason City, two brothers Len of San Diego, Cal.. and Clifford of Mason City; five sisters, Mrs. George O'Neil, Mrs. N. R. Netcott and Mrs. Ed Finnegan of Mason City, Mrs. Pat Clifton of Syracuse, N. Y., and Mrs. •Clif McCarvill of Carroll, Iowa. Police Dogs Used to Rout Cameramen on Rothschild's Estate ENZESFELD, Austria, (JP)— Austrian authorities turned police dogs into Baron Rothschild's estate Saturday to seek out movie cameramen hiding in the woods waiting for tlie Duke of Windsor to appear. The dogs flushed two photographers from under a brush pile near the edge of the golf course and surrounded them until police officials arrived. The former British ruler, informed of the -search, laughed heartily over the incident. He said he might pose for the cameramen later. Lamson Brothers Marker Letter MAB.KET REVIEW. CHICAGO—Saturday Wheat—Wheat markets of the world displayed a moderately reactionary trend Saturday after the substantial advances of the week, the disposition being to accept some profits and await developments over the week-end. Net chansc in Liverpool were not of importance, but Buena; Aires was weak while losses in our market ran from major fractions to a point. Tlie action of rye at Winnipeg and in Chicago was possibly reflected in some of the operations in wheat here and the break in securities was a temporarily unsettling influence. As government report had no important effect as little change was shown from estimates. A government report next Monday, ho\yever, will likely be regarded as of more importance, as it will carry an estimate on acreage and condition as of Dec. 1 for fall sown winter wheat and rye for the 1937 harvest- WhUe wheat looks irregularly higher, ive continue to suggest caution in following the swells, as the market may become overbought at any time. Corn—Com was easier early but the action of wheat had very little effect and the market firmed later. Some sUort covering was evident in the December delivery. The spot market was steady. Rye was nervous and erratic, being influenced to some extent by the sharp changes in Winnipeg. INVESTMENT TRUUSTS. (By The Associated Press) Bid and'asked Saturday: Corporate Tr Sh . . 3.13 Corporate Tr Sh AA Mod 3.76 Corporate Tr Sh Ac Scr 2.J7 Corporate Tr Ac Scr Mod 3."j« Dividend Sh 2.00 Maryland Fund 10.18 Nationwide Sec - - 4.81 Nationwide Sec Vtc 2.0S Nor Amer Tr Sh 2.9/ Nor Amer Tr Sh 1955 .... 3.8t< Quarterly Inc Sh 18.94- Selected Am Sh Inc 13.37 Super Corp Am Tr A .... 4.2S U S El L & P A 20,on USE1L&PB 3.3- USE1L & P Vtc I." 2.15 11.13 4.91 2.25 20.74 16.75 20,50 3.30 1.18 Gillard Funeral to Be Held Sunday in Nora Springs Church NORA SPRIINGS — Funeral services for Walter Gillard, who died suddenly early Friday, will be held Sunday afternoon at the M. E. church at 2 o'clock. The Rev. C. D. James will officiate. Burial will be in Park cemetery. LEGAL NOTICE PUBLIC XOTJ.CE OF HEARING Public notice is hereby given that a meeting of tlie Board of Adjustment of the City of Mason City. Iowa, will be held at the City Hall in Mason City, Iowa, on the fourth day of January, A. D. 1937, at 4 o'clock p. m., at which time and place the matter of the application of the First National Bank of Mason City. Iowa, appealing from the decision of the Building Commissioner of the City of Mason City, Iowa, refusing a permit for the erection and constructicn of a gasoline tilling and service station on The East Sixty-six '661 fe« of Lot Five 15) and the Lot Eight (8) Block Nine (9) Paul Felt's Plat. Mason City, Jowa, will come on for hearing. This notice is given under the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Mason City, Iowa, and that said appeal and application will come on for hearing as above stated. Any person or persons interested therein may appear at said time and place and make objections thereto and at which time the matter of the granting of a permit for the erection of said gasoline filling and service station will be considered. Dated this 15th day of December, I 1936. Former Notre Dame Football Player to Be F. D. R/s Guard WASHINGTON, W)—The white touse announced that Thomas E. Qualters, Massachusetts state trooper and former Noire Dame football player, had been appointed personal bodyguard to President Roosevelf to succeed the late "Gus" Gennerich. The selection was made at the suggestion of James Roosevelt, eldest son of the president. Qualters served as James' bodyguard in the recent campaign. Cuban Sugar Tax Bill Is Sent to President Who Opposes Measur A Visit to Santa Claus Land 0. 8. Puttnt Offic By Brandon Walsh i HAVANA. •e Cuban ^^"WoFca**^^. , --^ iGPiwM'&cxnzs //C7^C^AS\ 7 CHRISTMAS TW16 OWES, //TOK«K \L "TttE EW£S SREAK " TfeESSWWW W^g-BoniES WITH ( THE//? GOLPEW WAKE UP- WAKE yf? 00 VOU WANT TO MISS 7 Of "WE CHRIST/MAS THATPEPENDSON RgCWZO IN THE •IF you've BEEN GOOD f CHU.W2EN, YOU'LL BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT OF MASON CITY. IOWA. By Thco. Bohn, Its Chairman. Your Car Represents MONEY Get the use of this money for Christmas buying and winter expenses, by borrowing on our convenient low cost AUTO LOAN PLAN. For details call at our office, south of old Post Office, or phone 670. MIDLAND INVESTMENT CO. sugar tax bill which the army political faction seeks to use as a lever to oust President Miguel Mariano Gomez was on its way to him Saturday after passage in an uproarious congressional session. The adherents of the nation's military "strong man," Colonel Fiilgencio Batista, drove the measure through tlie house of representatives in two votes each by 106 to 43. The first vote was on the bill as a whole and the second passed it paragraph by paragraph thus sending it directly to Gomez for the signature he has declared he would not give to the bill. Dead Animals OF ALL KINDS REMOVED Mason City Rendering Co. W. PUT Fb.n* C*ll» Fhinl tffM Don't Sell Your Produce for Less Money FRIEDMAN at Forest City is Still Paying Springs and Hens over 5 Ibs., per Ib 13V 2 « Springs and Hens over 4 Ibs., per Ib lie Springs and Hens under 4 Ibs., per Ib 9e Leghorn Springs and Leghorn Hens, per Eb... 9e Eggs, No. f, per dozen 28c Eggs, No. 2, per dozen 21 c Highest Market ftir.st Paid For All Kinds of Furs and Hides.

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