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Clear Lake Globe-Gazette Photo by Warren WED AT CLEAR LAKE—Bouquets of hydrangeas, delphinium and Anthony Waterer formed a setting in the John Hayes home, 228 S. 3rd street, Clear Lake, for the wedding of Miss Caroline Swink, Pittsburgh, Pa., and William Brosi, ~*also of Pittsburgh, Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. Harold Crane, justice of the peace, performed the ceremony, witnessed by Mr. and Mrs. John Hayes, daughter, Mary Sue, and Holmes Counts Boats on Lake Lists 1,023 Craft of AH Kinds, 475 Docks Clear Lake—Did you ever wonder how many boats there are at Clear Lake? So did Verl Holmes, lake patrolman, and he did something about it. Counting the boats that really belong to Clear Lake and not those brought in for a day or a weekend, there are a mere 1,023. Of the inboard motor type, cabin cruisers, utilities and runabouts there are 125; sailboats, all classes, number 82; fast outboards, 10; private rowboats, 506, and commercial rowboats, 300. This listing does not include from 50 to 100 boats, brought in each weekend on trailers or car tops nor the river outboards which their owners bring for a few days only. Also on the lake .are 10 rubber rafts, 15 balsa wood rafts, 10 canoes and 18 diving floats, making a total of 52 miscellaneous items. Then there is the matter of 475 docks which includes everything in the dock category. Mr. Holmes reminds dock owners that it is necessary to have a permit from the Iowa Conservation Commission before putting in a dock and that a person is subject to a fine if not obtained. The permits may be obtained from Mr. Holmes at the State Fish hatchery on the north shore. Department Sends Award to Mrs. Wood Clear Lake — Mrs. Tom Wood was presented a check for $10 from the department as an award for obtaining more members for the Clear Lake unit than any member in the state at the regular session of the V. F. W. Auxiliary at the clubrooms Thursday evening. Mrs. F. B. Hart, who was named deputy banner bearer at the department convention, was presented a small traveling bag by the Auxiliary because of this honor. Mmes. Luther Buss, H. S. Hushaw and Hart reported on the district and department conventions. Mmes. B. A. Morse and Buss were named color bearers 2 and 3 for the district and Mrs. Hart district conductress. Mrs. Serilda Stanfield, Sanborn, was recognized as a visiting member. Plan Picnic Plans were made to hold a 6:30 o'clock picnic at the home of Mrs. Arnot Hansen for the meeting Aug. 12. Mrs. I. L. Paulson entertained the Woman's Relief Corps circle at a potluck dinner. Guests were Mrs. Anna Mason, Mrs. J. T. Galford and Miss Cynthia Taylor. Miss Thelma Peterson was in charge of the program. The circle meets Aug. 12 with Mrs. E. E. Strong. Hold Auction Sale Oakland club met at the home of Mrs. Frank Lee with former members as guests. Norma Oakland gave a vocal solo and Evelyn Tweeten a trombone solo for the program. An auction sale was held and netted $18.50 to be used for relief purposes. Textile paintings will be studied Aug. 12. Mmes. Eugene Ludwig and Cyril Cranny were guests of Try-for-Hi Bridge club at the home of Mrs. Herbert Jensen. Mrs. Keith McGowan won high score, Mrs. Jack Winkler traveling and Mrs. Hyle Lowman low score prizes. Mrs. McGowan entertains July 21. MACS SELF-SERVICE LAUNDRY No wafer to heat, no machinery fo itrngrle with, no muss to clean op. We do all that. Tet no human hands touch your clothes but your own. It's ilmple—It'» reasonable. One trial will convince yon. PHONE 4RD-W MO CLAUSEN CLEAR LAKE friends. The bride wore a white eyelet pique dress with gold trim, white accessories and a corsage of red roses. Mrs. Hayes wore a pink linen dress and a corsage of pink rosebuds and white carnations. Reception Held Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Hayes home. The 3-tiered wedding cake which centered the dining room table was surrounded by bouquets oftflowers. Mrs. Don O'Neill served the cake and the Mmes. A. J. Bower, R. J. Aurdal, Don Pedelty and John Anderson were hostesses. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. T. J.. Hayes, Forest City, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Verbeckmoes, Mrs. Don Pedelty. Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. George Newman, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Bower and Sara Kate, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Aurdal and Mr. and Mrs. Don O'Neill, all of Clear Lake. To Live in Pittsburgh The bride and bridegroom will remain guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ha3 r es until Saturday when they will leave for their home in Pittsburgh where Mr. Brosi is employed by General Electric and Mrs. Brosi by the Wolverine Toy company. Mr. Brosi and Mr. Hayes, ex-marines, served together in the Pacific campaign. Clear Lake Churches ZION LUTHERAN Morning worship, 3 and 11 (identical). Sermon: "Three Danger Zones for Faith." Senior choir will sing at 9. Junior choir at 11, also special music. Sunday school and Bible classes at 10. Ruben Mostrom, pastor. CONGREGATIONAL Church school, 9:45. Robert Stuart, superintendent. Congo club class, Mrs. Robert Kabrick, leader. Adult Bible class, Mrs. T. R. Sammis, leader. Morning worship, II a. m. Sermon: "Alleluia." Nursery for infants and children, air conditioned, hearing aids. Edward W. Day, D. D., pastor. GOSPEL TABERNACLE Sunday school, 10. Morning worship, 11. Evening service, 7:45 with Elmer Pearson, returned missionary from Africa, speaking. Wednesday, prayer meeting, Bible study, 8. Thursday, Youth Fellowship, 8. L.. E. Barrett, pastor. METHODIST Sunday school, 9:45 a. m. Morning worship, 11. Sermon subject: "The Door of the Fold." Double C class picnic dinner at south park, 1. Woman's Society of Christian Service, general meeting, Wednesday afternoon. Warner M. Hubbard, pastor. CHRISTIAN Sunday school, 9:45. Morning worship, 10:45. The Rev. Clarke Devore, Kahoka, Mo., will speak both morning and evening. Evening service, 8. Bible study, Wednesday evening at 8. ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC Sunday masses, 7:30, 9, 10 and 11. Daily mass at 8. Confessions Saturday evening. 7:30 to 9. J. J. Buzynski, pastor. CHURCH OF THE OPEN BIBLE Sunday school, 10. Worship, 11. Evangelistic service, 7:30. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:30. Bible study, Thursday, 7:30. Max Noe, pastor. BURCHINAL Sunday school, 10. Sunday school program, Sunday evening, 8. R. C. Ludeke, superintendent. CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST Sunday school, 9:45. Church service, 11. Wednesday evening service, 8, BETHEL CHAPEL Sunday school. 10. Worship, 11. Evangelistic service. 7:30. Prayer meeting and Bible study, Thursday evening, 7:30. David Gaub, pastor. GRANT CENTER Sunday school each Sunday at 10 a. m. Mrs. Dallas Clapper, Superintendent. REDEEMER LUTHERAN (Ventura) Sunday school, 10. Worship, 10:30. Young People's league, first Thursday. Sunday school teachers meet 2nd Tuesday. Dorcas society meets 2nd Friday Choir rehearsal Thursday evenings. W. T Wolfram, pastor. Truck Breaks Loose, 2 Fined After Mishap William C. Trebil, 17, 318 Pennsylvania N. E., and Arthur Harn- dierks, 17, Garner, each forfeited $5 bond for no driver's license in police court Friday. A car parked in front of 2115 S. Federal and belonging to Wilfred Green was damaged considerably, police said, when the 2nd truck ran up on its tow chain and was thrown against Green's auto. The trucks were registered to Keith Ankeny, 975 Virginia S. E. RABIES The family cat bit William Broesder, son and infant daughter at Union recently. It was found to have rabies and the 3 victims are now taking hydrophobia shots. HIGHWAY 18 IN "WEST" CLEAR LAKE, IOWA PHONE 710 ATLAS TIRES & BATTERIES "Invictus" to Open Concert Kopecky Announces Weekend Programs Clear Lake —Karl L. King's march, "Invictus," will open the band concert program in City park Saturday evening at 8, John Kopecky, director, announced Friday. The overture is "Festival King" by Edward Russell, "Barry of Ballymore" by Qhauncy Olcott follows. The band will then play "Best Loved Irish Melodies" by Al Hayes, World war I medley "Over There," by M. L. Lake and "Minuet in G" by Beethoven. Other numbers will be "Japanese Sunset" by Deppen, "Pleasant Recollections" by C. L. Barnhouse and a march, "Sharpshooter," by G. Metalo. Sunday afternoon at 3 the concert opens with another King march, "Flying Cadets." The overture is "The Veteran" by C. F. Thiele. Selections from "Grand Slam" by M. L. Lake and a waltz, "Moonlight on the Nile" by King follow. The band plays "Memories of Stephen Foster" by G. E. Holmes and "Bless This House" by M. H. Brake next. "Twilight in the Mountains" by Ernest Weber, "Robinhood" by Wiegand and a march, "A Step Ahead," by Harry L. Alford complete the program. The next concerts will be given July 17 and 18. Midwest Livestock Clear Lake Briefs Irving R. Morgan entered Mercy hospital, Mason City, Tuesday for observation. For Sale — Choice Residential Lots. D. D. Dye, Phone 85. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Watts and family, Syracuse, N. Y., are visiting the former's mother, Mrs. Carrie Watts, and sister, Ruth, for a few weeks. Genuine surplus sunglasses $4.25 Satter's Sporting Goods. Dr. and Mrs. A. S. Dice have returned from a 2 weeks' vacation spent at Namakan lake on the Canadian border. They were accompanied by Mrs. Dice's niece, Mrs. Fred Anderson, Des Moines, and her sister, Miss Esther Granner. Lost: Keys in leather holder. Write C-9, Globe-Gazette. Double Dozen club will meet next Thursday with Mrs. Wayne Wolford. For Sale—Lady's bike, like new. Mrs. Carl Bohlen, 212 Orchard. Mrs. G. L. Orth, 708 S. Third street, was dismissed from Mercy hospital, Mason City, Thursday afternoon and is resting at home. Good used electric mangle, $33.50. Satter's Sporting Goods. Jerry O'Neill left Friday noon for Adrian, Mich., to vacation with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Ryan, and his cousin, Pat. Boat seats $2.35. Satter's Sporting Goods. Mothers Study club, scheduled at the home of Mrs. William Shaffer July 15, has been postponed until July 22. Boat cushions, 98c to $5.25. Satter's Sporting Goods. Messrs, and Mmes. H. G. Buss, John Miles, William Skinner, Carl Tegtmeyer and Charles Ransom and Mmes. W. H. Dickirson and F. M. Meincke went to Dumont Thursday to attend a session of the North Iowa Golden Wedding Jubilee club. About 75 were present. The October meeting will be held at Buffalo Center. Wanted: 2 good Globe-Gazette carriers for 2 good routes. Make $4 to $5 per week. Apply Globe- Gazette office. Mrs. W. H. Dickirson went to Waseca, Minn., Friday to visit her son, Glenn, and family and also other relatives. Just arrived "12th Street Rag," "Don't Smoke in Bed," and "My Happiness," 79c. Satter's Sporting Goods. Harold Thompson and H. S. Hushaw, commanders respectively of Stafford post No. 222, American Legion, and of Saratoga post No. 4868, Veterans of Foreign Wars, request as many members of the 2 organizations as possible to meet at the VFW clubroom at 1:30 Sunday afternoon to attend services for T/5 Cletus W. Weiland at the home, 418 Winnie street, and at Honor Field, Memorial park cemetery, at 2:30. Phone 56 Clear Lake or 5796 Mason City for free estimates on Blown Rock Wool insulation, roofing, roof repair, siding. Iowa Insulators. Members of Sing and Sew club will entertain their families at a 12:30 o'clock picnic dinner Sunday at Bayside park. Mr. and Mrs. Ncls R. Andersen. 115 Lindon street, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Christensen left Friday for New York City where they will sail on the "Victoris" for Denmark. They plan to return in November. Mrs. Roy Swain entered St. Jo- seph's' Mercy hospital, Mason City, Wednesday morning and will be under observation and treatment there 5 days. Mrs. Harold Hansen, president, announced Friday that Ingrid lodge No. 169, Danish Sisterhood of America, will meet at I. O. O. F. hall Saturday evening at 8 and that a delegate to the state convention to be held at Clinton in September will be chosen. It was noted that Lake's Ambitious Feeders were omitted as 2nd prize winners in the rural division of the street parade in the list published Wednesday. All winners were named on the front page of Tuesday's paper. Mr. and Mrs. George R. Flight and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schmidt and 2 children, Waterloo, who have been vacationing in a cottage, returned home Thursday. (FRIDAY'S PRICES) Albert Lea. Austin, Minn. 25c lower Warren Photo HOW TO KEEP COOL—Gary Babcock, left, and Debby Donovan, both of Omaha, Nebr., have discovered one sure way to keep cool when the thermometer starts shooting toward the sky, just get into the water at Clear Lake and stay there. That's what they were doing when the photographer caught up with them Friday. The children are at the Hilltop motel, Clear Lake, with their mothers, Mmes. Betty Babcock and Stanley Donovan, Omaha. Mr. Donovan comes for weekends. Trend Good Butchers— 140-150 Ibs 150-160 Ibs $24.75 5GO-J70 Ibs $25.75 170-180 Ibs J26.75 180-190 Ibs 190-290 Ibs 180-200 Ibs $28.00 200-220 Ibs $20.00 220-240 Ibs $28.00 240-270 Ibs $27.25 270-300 Ibs $26.00 300-330 Ibs. ... 330-360 Ibs. ... Good Packing 270-300 Ibs. ... 300-330 Ibs. ... 33D-360 Ibs. .'. 360-400 Ibs. .. 400-450 Ibs. ... 450-500 Ibs. .. 500-550 ibs. .. Sows . $25.00 . $24.00 $23.00 $23.00 $23.00 $22.25 $21.75 $20.75 $20.25 Minn 25c lower $20.40 $22.40 $23.40 $26.00 $27,50 $28.00 $28.00 $28.00 $27.00 $20.00 $24.75 $23.75 $23.00 $23.00 $23.00 S22.25 $21.50 $20.50 $20.50 Waterloo July 3. 1948 13 »f uen City GIob«-G«ctt«, Mu*n CtfjTu. $27.75 $28.00 $28.00 $27.00 $26.00 $25.00 24.00 $23.00 $23.00 $23.00 $22.25 $21.50 $21.50 $20.75 Cedar Rapids Steady $27.50 $28.00 $28.00 $27.25 $20.25 $25.00 $24.00 $23.00 $23.00 $23.00 $22.75 $21.50 $21.00 $20.75 Comes by Air for Visit at Lake Camp By JOHN D. CLINTON Clear Lake — A plane circled over Methodist camp. A young man, Carl Carson, shot from the door of the 'hive." It was no stinging tragedy, however. The "hive" is the cottage where Walker and Troy Mills delegates live, lead by the Rev. and Mrs. Roy Scott. And Carl recognized the roar of the motor in the plane that sets down by his dad's feed mill in Troy Mills. "That's Mom and Dad," shouted this particular delegate to the 35th annual institute. And sure enough. In a very short time here came the Willard Carsons' who just flew up for the evening to visit their son. Dr. Arthur Henke, the new camp superintendent this year, who has been in attendance upon all but one of the institutes, had a new one to write down in the books. There is one minister on the grounds, who, though the newly appointed pastor at Rhodes and therefore an lowan, has spent just 3 weeks in Iowa so far, and each of these in a different town. He first came to Mt. Vernon where he went to conference as a man from Missouri named the Rev. Keith Howser. After that week he went to Rhodes, finding that the delegates were ready for Clear Lake. Has New Look There is a great staff in the newly built dining hall. This dormitory on south shore has a new look this year, having grown a huge ruffle, in the form of a porch around most of itself. All 500 now eat together. And Mrs. Verna Borrill of Ventura as chief cook, with Helen Maier of Dumont and Mesdames Eari Reed, also of Dumont, Maude Donald, Decorah, and Molly Tice of Clear Lake have certainly pushed heat aside and food forward this hot week. In the dining hall Marjorie Eltjes of Kelsey, manages for Pastor Shuey. Many volunteer workers assist the staff which is completed by Peggy Warner of Hampton, Esther Story of Epworth, Eunice Chamberlain, of Center Point, Louise Doughty, Burlington, and Carol Waggoner, Iowa Falls. Friday night closed the first half of the Upper Iowa conference institute with th~e 38 Davenport district charges and 30 Cedar Rapids charges ready to take off for home after breakfast Saturday morning The Waterloo, Dubuque, or northern half of the conference comes in Sunday afternoon. The Methodist Camp project ha much beauty, due to the lay-out provided by Ames engineers years ago. They made the acreage a large half wheel facing the lake Around the tabernacle are circular drives, and down to the shore all other streets come in like spokes. These were lighted lines heading out from the tabernacle Thursday night, as each delegation, lighted candles in hand, headed out and away to bear each his light at home, and then well, out of Clear Lake, missionaries have gone as far as India. Clear Lake Calendar SATURDAY—Sailboat races, City dock, 3 Danish Brotherhood lodge "No. 219 Ingrid lodge No. 16D, I. O. O. F. hall, 8 Mrs. Flight is a sister and Mrs. Schmidt a niece of Mrs. R. H. Holt. Mr. and Mrs. Louie Glassell and 3 children, Cedar Falls, also returned home Thursday after vacationing in a cottage and visiting the former's mother, Mrs. Holt. Mr. Glassel is patrol inspector for utilities and gears at the John Deere plant in Waterloo. The women's guest tea planned by the Congregational Women's Fellowship for Wednesday has been postponed until further notice. The Re\'. Elmer Pearson, returned missionary to the Belgian Congo, Africa, will give the Sunday school lesson preview over KGLO Sunday morning at 7:30. Mr. and Mrs. Cylde Enficld attended funeral services for the former's brother, Walter Enfield at Lake Crystal, Minn., Tuesday. Lake's Ambitious Vestae 4-H club, scheduled Thursday at the home of Patty Huff, Mason City postponed its meeting a week Wednesday evening the girls mel to practice a play which they wii: present for Lake Township Farm Bureau July 21. Mrs. David Hamlett, Fayette- villc, Ark., who will be remembered in Clear Lake as Lillian McGowan, arrived Thursday to Visit relatives. Charles City Briefs Mrs. Raymond Friend, the former Jean Weber, who was married recently, was honored at a wedding shower picnic given in Wildwood park Wednesday night by the employes and managers and their families of the Ben Franklin store. Gifts were presented to her. Second honoree of the evening was Jack Keasling, assistant manager, who was presented with a cake in honor of his birthday Thursday. , Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Peters, 20th avenue, returned Wednesday from Watertown, S. Dak., where they visited relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Lusk and twin sons, Jack and Jimmy, of Aurora, 111., are visiting Mrs. Lusk's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cook, route 4, Charles City. The Wa-Tan-Ye club met Tuesday for a 6:30 p. m. dinner at the St. Charles hotel. Seventeen members were present. Following the dinner a short business meeting was held. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Chesnut, 105 Hart street, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Springer, 1319 Indiana avenue, are vacationing at Laughing Water Lodge, Lake of the Woods, Sioux Narrows, Ontario, Canada. Miss Laura Hampson of Nashville, Tenn., is visiting her sister- in-law, Mrs. F. M. Hampson, and her nephew, Wendell P. Hamson, 1005 Blunt street. Miss Hampson has been a school teacher in Nashville several years. Mrs. Harry Wilson and son, Dennis of Chicago are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Dostart, 301 Riching street, for 2 weeks. When Mrs. Wilson leaves her daughter, Marlene, who has been spending some time at the Dostart home, will accompany her. Daughters were born to Mr. and Mrs. James Wray and Mr. and Mrs. Everett Wilkin, all of Rockford Thursday, and a son to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Arhart of Marble Rock, Wednesday, at the Cedar Valley hospital. More than three-fourths of the members of Aunt Ellen's club were present at the meeting held Wednesday at the Cedar Valley hospital. More than three-fourths of the members of Aunt Ellen's club were present at the meeting held Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Daisy Bluhm, Rockford Road. Mrs. Stella Pfieffer was tiostess. Two visitors present were Mrs. Harry Wilson, Chicago, and Mrs. Anna Wheeler, Beaver Dam, Wis. Games were played and prizes awarded. Refreshments were served. The next meeting will be held Aug. 4 at the home of Mrs. Thelma Paulus. Plans for a picnic to be held July 19 at Wildwood park were made at the meeting of the Women's Auxiliary, Local 115, in the CIO hall Wednesday night. After the meeting, games were played with prizes going to Mrs. Lavina Gregory and Mrs. Goldie Kensrue. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Norman Hallberg and committee. Mrs. L. M. Call of Greene and Mrs. M. E. Dice of Welton Junction were shoppers in Charles City Wednesday. Mrs. W. A. Drew of Union, N. J., is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Drew, 1408 East Clark street this summer. Mixed garden flowers decorated the card tables at the pot luck supper and general meeting of the Sacred Heart guild held Wednesday night in St. Joseph's hall. St. Anthony's Circle served the 60 guests present. At a meeting after the supper, the group decided to hold a rummage sale and bazar in the fall. Announcement was made of the parish dinner to be held Aug. 1 in honor of the laying of the cornerstone of the new school building. The remainder cf the evening %vas spent socially. Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Greenwood, 402 Harwood street, have as house- guests, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest R;g- ney of Chicago. Guests of Dr. Alice Sartor, 407 North Jackson street, this week are her nieces, Judith and Kathleen Coyle, of Chicago. * - Mr. and Mrs. George Kiefer, Andrew Kiefer and Isabel Reams, all of Marble Rock, were business callers in Charles City Wednesday. The Rebekah Relief society met Wednesday for a picnic dinner at the home of Mrs, Kate Champion with Mrs. Harriet Neis as assisting hostess. After the business meeting, cards were played with prizes going to Mesdames M. E Smith, Edna West and Gertrude Nicholson. Two new members, Mrs. Hilda Egerdal and Mrs. Amey Schmidt, were taken into the society at the meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Turner, Jr., and .son, Garry, of Burbnnk, Cal., nre visiting Mi-. Turner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Turner, Sr., in Charles City. Accom- Cattle, Sheep Price Goes Up Chicago, (/P)—Cattle and sheep carried on their upward price campaign Friday but hogs showed some softening at steady to 25 cents lower prices. Cattle advance 25 cents and sheep 50 cents. (USDA)—Salable hogs 8,000, total 10,500: late and closing trade moderately active, very uneven, mostly steady to 25 cents lower with instances off more on heavy butchers and heavy sows; top $29.75; bulk good and choice 170-260 Ibs., $28.50®29.75; 270-290 Ibs., $27^28.25; 300330 Ibs., $25.50@26.75; 350-375 Ibs., $23® 24.50; 400 Ib. weights around $22.50; good and choice sows under 350 Ibs., $23.75(0i 25.50; 375-400 Ibs., $22@23.25; 425-500 Ibs., $20@$22; good clearance. Salable cattle 1,500, total 1,500; salable calves 300, total 300; all killing classes at new recent high on crop, fully 25 cents up on average over Thursday; choice to prime approximately 1,226 Ib. steers topped at $40, new recent high; most good and choice steers and yearlings $3G{t:$39; no choice heifers here; good 856 Ib. averages $36.50; bulk beef cows $21 ([7 25.50; canncrs and cutters ?1G.50<(7:19.50; heavy sausage bulls reached $26 and choice vealers sold up to $30. Salable sheep 500, total 700; market averaged about 50 cents higher for all slaughter classes on small weekend run; small lots good and choice native spring lambs $31 to mostly $32; latter price top; most medium and good $28ig$30; load largely good grade 86 Ib. yearlings $26; good and choice shorn slaughter ewes $11.50(i($l2; inside price for some lots averaging 150 Ibs. Corn Drops to New Low Chicago, (XP) — A drop in corn prices which extended to more than 4 cents at times Friday sent the yellow grain to new lows since mid-march. The July contract sank within a few cents of the $2 mark on the board of trade. All other contracts have gone under that level. Other grains also were weak, although their losses did not compare with those in corn. Wheat closed J lower to i higher, July $2.294-$2.29, corn was j to 3£ lower, July $2.02-$2.02£, oats were 1 cent lower to £ higher, July 89i-i, and soybeans were 2 cents lower, July $4.03. CHICAGO GRAIN CLOSE (Friday's Market) Chicago, (ff>i — WHEAT— High ESTIMATED LIVESTOCK RECEIPTS (Friday's Market) Chicago, (fP>— (USDA)—Estimated salable livestock receipts Saturday: 500 hogs, 300 cattle, and 100 sheep. Local Livestock HOGS MASON CITY—For Friday Steady to 25 cents lower. Good light lights 1GO-J70 $26.00 Good light lights 170-180 $27.00 Good med. weights 1BO-200 $28.03 Good med. weights 220-240 $28.00 Good med. weights 220-240 $2800 Good med. weights 240-2JO $27.00 Good med. weights 270-300 $26.00 Good med. weights 300-330 $25.00 Good med. weights 330-360 $24.00 Good sows 270-3QO $23.00 July S2.297i Sept 2.31'/a Dec 2.32VS May Sf 2 30'/n CORN— July 2.05',:, Sept 1.82 78 Dec 1.63',i May 1.63'-i OATS— July 89'/ 2 Sept 84 V a Dec 84y a May 84','a SOYBEANS— July 4.03 Nov 3 25 LARD— July 22.47 Sept 22.92 Oct 23.05 Nov 23.17 Dec. ...24.47 Low $2.28',i 2.28 2.31 '/a 2.281/2 2.01'A 1.79V* I.BIV* 1.G2 .88 Vt .83'/. .84 .83 \' x 4.00',2 3.23 22.35 22.BO 22.92 23.12 24.27 Close $2.29 Va 2.30*8 2.31Vs 2.29% 2.02 1.80V. 1.62% 1.G3 .89% .83/8 .84 4.03 3.25 22.40 22.90 23.05 23.12 24.45 Good sows Good sows 300-330 $23.00 330-360 S23.00 Good sows 360-400 $22.25 Good sows 400-450 $21.FO Good sows . 450-500 $21.50 Good sows over 500 Ibs. $20.75 No hogs received after 5 p. m Jacob E. Decker & Sons CATTLE MASON CITY—For Friday Good steers and heifers .... $33.00-36.00 Good to choice steers and heifers $31.00-33.00 Good steers and heifers $30.00-31.00 Medium steers and heifers ... $27.00-29!oO Fair steers and heifers $21.00-23.50 Plain steers and heifers $19.00-21.00 Choice cows $21.00-23]oo Good cows $20.00-22.00 Medium cows $1950-2250 Fair cows $17.00-18.50 Good bulls $21.00-23.00 Medium bulls $20.00-2200 Bologna bulls $18.00-21.00 Canners and cutters $14.50-17.00 CALVES MASON CITY—For Friday Choice ... , 528 00 £ 0 °d $26.00 Medium , 521.00 Common jia.oo Culls $14.00 CLIPPED LAMBS MASON CITY—For Friday Good to choice $22.50-23.50 Medium $19.50-20.50 Common $15.00-16.00 Mason City Grain (Quotations Farmers' Elevator) At 10 a. m. Friday No. 2 oats, 32 Ibs., 10 day . No. 2 oats, 32 Ibs., July 20 No. 2 oats, August No. 2 yellow corn, 5 day . Soybeans, No. 2 Soybeans, No. 2, Nov. 15 . 77c .. 72c 72c $1.89 S3. 80 $2.96 Chicago, CHICAGO CASH CHAIN (Friday's Market) ') — Wheat: None. Corn: No. Kiwanians Hear Talk by Cleminshaw William Cleminshaw, of the J. M. Cleminshaw property appraising company, Cleveland, Ohio, told members of the Mason City Kiwanis club, at their weekly meeting Thursday, the system being employed by his company in revaluating Mason City. "Equalization is the essence of all our efforts," Mr. Cleminshaw pointed out in stressing the fact that all property in a municipality is evaluated on an impartial basis. "This revaluation is done to establish new and correct tax levies. We have a staff of highly specialized assistants that can accomplish their work in a minimum period of time, for if the job is to be done efficiently, time must be economized," stated Mr. Cleminshaw. For Equitable Distribution Cleminshaw said that the purpose of the revaluation is the resulting equitable distribution of the tax burden. "We make a systematic inventory of all property, both private and commercial, with a systematic inventory of all property, both private and commercial, with a system developed through 25 years experience," he added. "After our inventory has been completed, we place in the assessor's hands the tools that will enable him to continue the system in future years. Usually in 10 or 20' years after the first evaluation, it is necessary to revise the initial figures, but this is completed in a short time and without great expense." Mr. Cleminshaw stated that 1941 is used as a basis for establishing the value of property, for this year was comparatively stable, uninfluenced by the frenzy of war, and there wasn't great inflation. The cost of materials and the worth of property in that year are used as a yardstick in determining present day values. Many persons, he said, have the the erroneous belief that revaluation will increase the tax assessments on all property in the city. In opposition to this theory, Mr. Cleminshaw said, "The tax rate on approximately one third of the property will be increased, one third will remain approximately the same, and the rates on the remaining one third will be reduced. The total evaluation will determine the tax rate." Measure Homes Mr. Cleminshaw said in outlining the procedure used to ascertain the value of residential property, "We first measure the home, determine the age and con- 1 yellow S2.11>/ 4 «712; No. 2. .. No. 3, S2.10'i; No. 4, S2.06V4f!09; No. 5, $2.06; sample grade $1.92. Oats: No. 1 white 99'Ac; No. 2 hcavv white Sl.OlVi; No. 2 white 92c; No. 3 white 94 '^c. Barley nominal: Malting $1.605/95; feed $1.20 ru 55. Soybeans: None. Culls 12.50 GENUINE STRING LAMBS Good to choice $2900 EWES Good to choice $ 7.50- 9.50 Medium 5 6.50- 7.50 Common nnd culls $ 5.00- c.OO NEW YORK STOCKS By the Associated Press Am Tel & Tel 155$. Anaconda Cop 39J. Bendix Aviat 36. Beth Steel 37i. Boeing Airplane 25|. Chrysler Corp 64$. Montgom Ward 59. NY Central RR 17J. Radio Corp 14g. Sears Roebuck Gen Elec 403. Gen Motors 64f. Illinois Central 42. Int Harvester 33$. Stand Oil Ind 5fl£. Stand Oil NJ 86g. Texas Co 05. US Steel 823. Stocks Rise to High Level New York, (/P)—A broad-scale advance among railroad and steel issues carried the stock market to the highest level in nearly 2 years Friday. Closing prices were higher by fractions to more than 2 points. Buying of railroad shares started immediately after the opening bei! and slowly but steadily forced prices upward throughout the session. The steel division got the idea a little after the rails while elsewhere small gains were the rule. NE'.V YORK PRODUCE (Friday's Market) New York, (^')—Butter 364,654, firm. Wholesale prices on bulk cartons: Creamery, higher than 92 score and premium marks (AA) 82 D 4ffR3 l /<c; 92 score (A) 80Vic; 90 score (B) 77 3 ,ic; 89 score (C 76c. New tubs usually command \'i cent a povmd over the bulk rarton price.) Cheese 78.-137; steady, prices unchanged. Eggs 11,888, irregular. New York spot quotations follow: Midwestern: Mixed colors: Fan,cy heavyweights 52rf,:54c; extra 1 large 49<fr:51c; extra 2 large 47<®4Sc; extra 1 medium 45Vj«47',4c; standard 1, 44'Ac; dirties 4Hi(fC42c; checks 374137Vic. Produce (Quotation by E. G. Mors«-> -MASON CITY—For Friday Eggs, No. 1 44c Eggs, undergradcs 33c Eggs, nest run 37c Heavy hens, 5 Ibs. up 26c Hdavy hens, 4 to 5 Ibs. up ... 21c Light hens 17c Springs, heavy breeds 3Sc Springs, Leghorns Old cocks, heavy breeds Leghorn cocks 32c 15c 12c Eggs, at retail 43-49c Butter, Iowa State Brand. 88-89c Butter, Corn Country 87-88c SOUTH ST. TAUT. LIVESTOCKS (Friday's Market) South stock: St. 1'aul, <U.R>—(USDA)—Live- CHICAGO POTATOES (Friday's Market) Chicago, (/T 1 )—(USDA)—Potatoes: Arrivals 241; on track 456; total U. S. shipments 680: supplies liberal; demand good; market nbout steady; Arizona Bliss Triumphs S35J5.25; California Long Whiles $4.25ffi?60; Missouri Cobblers $2.40<fi)50. Red Wnrhas $3.25; Texas Bliss Triumphs $4.fi5<c(!5.25. panying them from Burbank was Mrs. Ed O'Neil, formerly of Charles City, and mother of Mrs. Robert Turner, Jr. Mrs. O'Neil left Wednesday to visit a sister in Minneapolis, Minn. She will return to Charles City later this week. Mr. and Mrs. George Barnett, 807 Clinton street, returned Wednesday night from a vacation at Grand Haven, Mich., where they visited relatives. Fred Weyzel of Chicago, son-in- law of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Turner, Sr., arrived Thursday night and Mrs. Wetzel was to arrive Friday. The Turners' other daughter; Miss Ivadcll Turner, of Chicago, will also spend the weekend here with her parents. Cattle 2,700. Moderately active; slaughter steers and heifers generally steady. Cows mostly steady, bulls unchanged. Load choice 859-pound mixed yearlings $37, odd head choice steers $38; bulk good steers and yearlings $33<il$36, load good snd choice mixed yearlings $36.50; good-choice 839-lbs., $36, odd head, $37. Medium grade steers and heifers. $26® S31, common S21CT$25. Bulk good cows S23fTi24.50, few Rood and choice grainfcds $25f<i$26, common nnd medium grades $19ff( 22.50, canners and cutters $16<i<: 18.50; odd head beefy cutters $19; medium and good bulls $22.50(<i24.50; few outstanding beef bulls $25. Cutter and common $19© $22. Stock cattle scarce, nominally steady. Calvps 1,500. Voalers steady, top off $1. Good $26ff$28. choice $29(S$30; common and medium S15(ffS25. Culls . Hpjfs 8,800. Opening sales good and choice 170-240 Ib. butchers 25c higher at $29.25. BidcMng 50c lower on other weights on other sows. Average costs, weights Thursday: Barrows, gilts $25.95. 280 Ibs.; sows $23.10. 351. Sheep 1,000. Run includes mostly mlxod lots native trucklns with shorn lambs prodomlnntinR. Opening sales about steady on all classes. Good-choice native spring Inmbs $30ffl31.50; buck Inmbs discounted $1 per hundredweight. Good and choice ewes up to $12. dition of the dwelling, and .take ; into consideration the depreciation ; that has taken place, the component parts of the building, the heating system, basements and attics, the type of floors, and the out buildings." All this information is recorded on a file card which is available for investigation at any time at the assessor's office, following completion of the survey, he reported. Two new members—Don Lambie, a former Kiwanian at Lincoln, Nebr., and Dave Posley—• were accepted into the Kiwanis club Thursday. The local club will compete in a tri-club golf tournament at the country club July 26, and will sponsor an inter-club golf tournament and dinner at the country club August 19, with clubs from Hampton, Cresco and Algona, in addition to the local organization, participating in the events. Youth of Iowa Diocese Meet at B. M. Lodge Clear Lake—The annual youth conference of the Episcopal diocese of Iowa opened at Bishop Morrison lodge Wednesday evening with 34 persons of senior high school age in attendance. Nineteen cities and towns are represented. The Rev. P. M. GilfiUan, St. Mark's, Waterloo, director of the conference, is assisted by the Rev. Dale Kosand, Spencer; Miss Elizabeth Haines, Davenport, counselor, and Miss Jean Dollman, R. N., health supervisor. The faculty includes Miss Rebecca Davis, newly appointed director of religious education; the Rev. Dominic Loferski, St. John's, Cedar Rapids, and the Rev. J. T. Baker, Muscatine, a former missionary to the Hawaiian Islands. The daily program includes study and worship in the morning athletics and allied activities in the afternoon and varied programs such as moving pictures, games', a talent night and other entertainment each evening. The camp closes July 16. CHICAGO POUT.TRT (Friday's Market) Chicago, (/D—(USDA)—T.lvc poultry: Unsettled; receipts 21 trucks; prices unchanged except IVi cents a pound lower on fowl at 33.5c FOB. Butter: Top firm, others unsettled; receipts 713,039; prices unchanged except Vi cent a pound lower on 00 score B cnrlots at 77.5c. Eggs firm; receipts 22,467; prices unchanged. BEGINS BUILDING Charles City — Ralph Wright, now living in the Hughes apartments, started work Wednesday on his home which will be located at the corner of Harwood and Ferguson streets. The house will be built in a modernistic ranch style of brick and wood. It is scheduled to be finished by November. Conservation of Soil Theme for Rotarians Clear Lake —Moving pictures describing soil conservation practices shown by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company through their dealer, DeBruyn and Pugh, formed the program for the Rotary club at the All Veterans Social Center Thursday noon. Guests included Ray Hubbard and P. K. Mathison, Nevada; Glenn W. McMichael, Waverly; Jean F. Sargent, Gettysburg, S. Dak.; R. J. Holmes, Beardstown, 111.; W. E. Hamilton, Hopkins, Minn.; L. W. Hobbie, Hampton, and Harry E. Freeman. The committee for July and August is Dr. R. E. Calhoun, J. R. Gilruth, Percy Phelps, the Rev. Warner M. Hubbard and P. D. Plumb.

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