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TWENTY MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 8 1934 TYLER-RYAN IN LEAGUE VICTORY Oilers Set Top Mark for Scoring to Push Old High Off Board. THURSDAY'S GAMES Hugh Davey and Son vs. Globe-Gazette, alleys 1 and 2. Blruni-Olson company vs. Green Mill cafe, alleys 3 and 4. Tyler-Ryan Furniture and Northern Oilers each won two of three games from their opponents, Gallagher's Pontiacs and Blumer's Golden Glow In Wednesday's City league bowling. The Northern Oilers set the top mark for the week in scoring 2,853, to push the Goodyears out o£ top position. Andy Sonflergaard, with 202-226-175^-603, rolled his first 600 series of the season and was high for three games and single. There were nine 200's rolled, Sondergaard and Gamble getting- two each, ing, it was announced Thursday. The games will be played at the end of the regular schedule. PRESS BOX HOG PRICES APPROACH $5 MARK AT CHICAGO (Continued from Sports page) dies have played 15 games, won 10, and lost 5, Xc * I Their scares: Woden 31, lakota H Woden 34, Iluke 36 Woden 35, Forest City IS Woden 10, HayHeld 35 ' Woden 42, Lnkota 17 Woden.26, Dianionil Bread 35 Woden 34, Corxvlth 32 Woden 29, Kanawha 23 Woden 29, Corn-Ith 10 Woden 23, Forest City 31 AVoden 28, Hayfield 35 Woden 44, Crystal Lake 30 Woden 19, Kanawhn 22 Woden 3ft, THonka 0 Woden 28, Crystal Lake 24 TVUCK-nTAN Tlayer W. Tyler .... p. Feterion , 1.. CoxRins .. M, Kaufman C. Kaufman Actual Tlnj Handicap ·. Total tins .. lit ISO . I6S , ISO , 180 . . 183 . 15 Jnd 134 192 134 15 3rd 311 IBS 103 1H5 167. 851 15 CO. Total AT. B07 109 47G 188 483 1S5 460 153 334 115 213S 225 R. Johnson ... «3 C. E««' .... ISO -«. PlrlU ..... 1«« *. St«T M ... 130 I. EUlad ..... ISO , 858 801 933 2057 POH'IIACS J 3rd Tola' 7 18 ( J 525 2 203 545 103 158 1S1 133 201 117 489 488 498 Actual Pins. Handicap . · 1-3 TJ 910 836 11 2543 J16 811 .15 182 163 848 11 , 845 388 . 938 2161 920 BLTOIEB'S OOT.DEN CLOW er,_ 1st 2nd 3rd Tntal mean ... 1»B «J TM TM Piny J. Dm T. Dunton C. -Divan . , IV. Hicks . W. Gamble . Actual 1'lns. HonSIccp .. WOLVES TO HOWL FOR PREY IN MIX WITH JAYSEE FIVE (Continued from SporU Pae) oppose the Hockford A. C. club.,The preliminary is scheduled to begin at 7 o'clock, with the junior college game on the cards for 8 o'clock. The Trojans will be looked to for an exhibition of the power they showed in vanquishing Emmetaburg 42-12 Tuesday night. Every member of the squad of nine broke into the scoring as the teams met at Em- ntetsburg. Kopecky, Smith and Carroll were the leaders in the Tuesday tilt. GRAINS ADVANCE IN LATE TRADING Prices Gain Simultaneously With Stock Market Recovery. CHICAGO, Feb. 8. (^)--Grain prices scored a late advance today simultaneous with a recovery x in the stock market. Enlarged buying on the part o£ commission houses accompanied the rise of wheat near the end of the day. Kansas official reports indicated that there had been additional crop damage to wheat in the western section of the state owing to continued dry weather. Furthermore, the official forecast pointed to probable unbroken drought both in Kansas and Nebraska. Wheat closed firm, Vs-5s above yesterday's finish, May 91%-Mr July 8954-90, corn U-% up, May 52 1/ 4-'Vi; July 54.-541J, oats %-V4 advanced, and provisions unchanged :o a rise of 12 cents. Produce i.ir, 114 .. 192 .. 203 881 40 170 17.1 158 109 853 4G 887 40 491 ,130 S621 138 Ay. 173 164 I 177 101 194 S74 Total Pins .... 021 933 2153 OILERS plajrer 1st 210' S. Mnlter .... 110 H. Pnsch .... -!3 A. 'Sonderganrd 20Z F, Dnnean ... no Actual Ffna.. Handicap ... 9C3 41 Snd 185 1«S 199 22 S 160 93 5 ard 187 167 169 337 42 Tolal sa: 482 571 GD3 480 3127 110 Av. 191 1GI ISO 501 161 809 41 Total Fins , 097 S7T * 879 2853 JUNIOR C, OF G, PLANS TOURNEY No Sectional Meetings in State, Says Cutler, Head of Meet. 'tJES MOINES, Feb. 3. (UP)--No preliminary sectional tournaments to tie state amateur basketball tournament will be held this year it was announced today by Ted Cutler, chairman of · the committee in charge of response to inquiries. The state tournament will be held in Dea Mofoe,s at the Drake fieldhouse FeB. 26 to March 2, inclusive, under thfc auspices of the Iowa Junior Chamber of Commerce. AH amateur teams entering the state tournament will receive a refund to apply on their expenses prorated according to the distance traveled and in amounts not to excess of those approved by A. A. U. regulations, Cutler said. Twenty- five per cent of the gross receipts will be set aside for this purpose. The \yinaer of the Iowa state tournament will receive an additional 25 per cent of the gross gate receipts to apply on its expenses in attending the national A. A. U. tournament at Kansas City, Mo., March 12, as Iowa's representative. This fund will not be c excess of amounts approved by A, A. U. regulations. Official sanction for this tournament at Des Moines has been received from the Midwest A. A. U. While eligibility of players participating in the tournament will bo based upon A. A. U. rulings, all amateurs will be eligible even though they "have played in games against professional barnstorming teams such as the Globe Trotters, Hottentots and Terrible Swedes. Entries lor the tournament should be sent to Cutler at Des Moines and should be in his hands not later than "Feb. 21. Cagers Roosevelt Lagers m Double Victory With Manly, Nora Springs Roosevelt juniors took a pair o basketball games Tuesday evening at Roosevelt. In the first gam Roosevelt defeated Nora Spring 26 to 8. The score at the half wa 16 to 4. In the second game of the eve ning Roosevelt defeated Manly 2 to 11. The score at the half was 2 to 11. Shima and Wood of Roosevel tied for high points of the evcnin with 9 points each. BOOSEVELT--28 MANI.Y- f Shlma f Aecurso t Mooro f Wood c Wallace t Stiven I Green £ Totali ft 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 1 3 0 2 3 ·i 0 ^ 0 0 1 IS 4 fl n n Vnsquer fjnta Cnlvcr Andenon Sunday School, Cagers Not to Play Saturda Sunday school league basketba games scheduled for Saturday this week at the Y. M. C. A. ha' been postponed in order to co-op crate with the Boy Scout spec! piogram to be held Saturday morn CHICAGO CASK GHAIN CHICAGO. F«b. 8. LTr~Wheat. ianj, 91^1: No. 2 hard, 91 Vi to OlVi Nu. 1 No. 2 WANDERERS WILL SEEK 11IH COURT VICTORY ON TRIP (Continued inm Sports pace. on the hospital squad and may not art the East game. Co-capt. Bobby Burns' elbow in- ury received in the Charles City It is rapidly responding to treat- ient and the Mohawk ace will see lenty of action against the Sioux uintet. Glenn Evers, Mohawk giant votman who received an injured nkle in the Washington of Cedar apids fray two weeks ago, will not e in action again for probably eek. The big Mohawk center may e fit for play in the return game ith Charles City Friday, Feb. 16. To 1'iay In Large Gym. In a letter to Coach Grimsley, oach Leslie Davis of East high ated that the Mohawk-East tilt as to be moved to the Woodrow ilson junior high gymnasium, lereby indicating a. capacity crowd as looked for at Sioux City. The ast gym has approximately the ame seating capacity as the local ym, but the Woodrow Wilson hool gym can seat more than 2,000 crsons and is the largest gymna- um in Sioux City. The clash will art at 8:15. The Mason City basketball group as scheduled to leave on its trek eat at 7:30 o'clock Friday morn- g. Coach Grimsley, 12 players and vo managers made up the person- el of the party. * Coach Giimsley, accompanied by '. Earl Hall, Willis Patton and G. Cress and Dave Baldwin went to Waterloo Wednesday night for an vening of handball on the courts o£ he new Y. M. C, A. All except rimsley will participate in the tate handball tournament at Cedar apids Saturday, Sam Richer tak- ng his place. mixed, 90M*; corn. No. 2 mlseil, 43^; No. 3 to 47ii: No. I TnLtca, 47; No. 2 yellow. 49 to 40'A: No. 3 yellow, 4S to 49J4; Ko. 4 yellow, 47!i to 47; No. 2 while. No. 3 white, 4 9 ; sample grade. 31 to 41; old corn. No. 2 yellow, SOVi to 5014; No. 3 yellow, 49'1; oata, No, 2 white, 3T^i to 38; No. 3 white. 37; no rye: barley, 50 to 81; timothy seefl, S7.25 to *7.GO a owl.; clover seed, Sll to S14.25 a cwt. Lard, J6.07; loose lard, 55.42; Bjlllei, S7.50. He 60 Be 12c MASON CITY, Feb. 8 -Cash Quotations b; B. G. Morse Eggs (current receipts) 13c Heavy hens, 4% Ibs. and over. ,8VSo Light hens 6c Springs (heavy breeds) S'/Sc Springs, (Leghorn breeds) 5c Stags ,Sc Old cocks (heavy) Ducks Geese V . . . Turkeys, No. 1 Ierchanu Quotations Eggs, cash 13-16c* Eggs, in trade 15-lSc 5 Butter, Plymouth . . · 30c Butter, Clear Lake /....23c Butter, Brookfield 2flc Butter, State Brand 31c Butter, Very Beat 31c Butter, Dairy Maid 2SC Hoge grown potatoes, peck .,..30c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations were obtained by calling several downtown giocorj stores. CHICAGO VOULTHV CHICAGO, Feb. 8. (A')--Poultry, live, 40 trucks, steady; hens over 5 Ibs. I3c, Q Ibs. and under 14c; Leghorn hens 12c; Roclc broilers 21®23c, colored 20c; Rock springs ICc, colored 15Hc; Leghorn chickens lie; roosters Sc; turkeys 105pl5c; clucks 12® 15c; gcege 12c. Dressed turkeys, steady, prices unchanged. CHICAGO FROIrtJOE CHICAGO. Feb. 8. /P~Butler, 5.470, firm; creamery--specials (93 score) SStt© 26c; extras (92) 23c; eitra firsts (90-91) 24t?24^,c; firsts (88-89) 23tf?23^,c; seconds (S6-87) 22c; standards (00 centralized car- lots) 24 Sc. Eggs, 9,565, easy; extra firsts cars 1741 e. local 17c: tresh graded firsts cars 17c, local G-ic; current receipts 16Uc. MasonCityGrain MASON CITY, Feb. 8.-Barley 28-40c No. 2 yellow old shelled corn ,,..35c No. 3 yellow new shelled corn . ,34c No. 3 new yellow ear corn 32c White oats, Ko. 3, 30 Ibs., or better ....28e THURSDAY GKAIX Cl.OSK CHICAGO, Feb. S. f/Ti-- WHEAT-May July Sept CORN-May July BOpt OATS-May uly spt. High .91=1 .90% .91 .si'.S .53% Doctor Who Left His Money to Nurse Not Unbalanced, Claim CHICAGO, B'cb. 8. LV--Six wit- esses testified at a hearing over he contest of a will written by the ate Dr. Joseph J. McQrory that ^ey believed he was of sound mind vhen he left a large share of his 500,000 estate to a middle aged urse. The contestants, John McGrory of je Mars, lov/n, a brother, and the leirs of another brother, the late 'atriok McGrory, charged Dr. Joeph McGrory was influenced by he nurse when he drew the will. The brothers were each left J10,- iOO. Dr. McGrory died in 1931. JNO. F. CLARK AND CO. MARKET INFORMATION 325 1. O. F. Dldg. Phone 8-15 STOCK MARKKT GOSSIP Sugar Agreement--Considerable buying securities of American companies operalinE Cuba has been In evidence during liu t tew days apparently baaed on expecta :lon that the Island win receive lavorabl treatment In the anticipated sugar nKree mcnt. The new sugar agreement is exptctec to provide an allotment nystem for all pro dueera shipping lo this country and re vamping of the tariff schedule is looked for Bank of France raises rediscount rate t 3 per cent from 2?i per cent. New Yorl call money 1 per cent. Cotton Flash--They're nuylng; cotton o rumor of something bullish In silver comin from Washington. Lynch says: Wheat opening was lower o stocks and cotton. Some rain reported Oklahoma Most of morning the trade -was light with some stop loss selling at CO cents ana bnlow. Market rallied sharply In the day on short covering and some eastern buying. Would stay on buying side. May uly ept JAJU.EV-- May uly ept ARD-lay "uly icpt BELLIES-May Uly 0.42 . 6.47 . 8.6T 6.32 0.3S 6.52 .89 v · 305 .37 .30% .51 li .51»i -5014 6.42 6.45 0.65 THURSDAY GRAIX OFKX CHICAGO. Feb. S VHEAT-- May uty cpt CORN-May uly ..... Sept OATS-- Uay "uty ..... cpt. Open Today .SB'., .80 ,, .5IW. .55)1 'lay ·uly Sept BARLEY-May July -jARD-- May , Juty Sept BELLTEE-- if ay Sept Close Yesterday .53=; .55 V- .03=i .50-,. G.32 (i.32 C.S'J Closo Tr. Ago .I7!i .nvj 3.05 4.07 1.17 A.12 1.25 ; KI.OUK MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. S. (.I 1 *--Wheat--103 cars, 28 a year ago; market U cent higher -ash: No. 1 northern, S8H to 1%; No. ' lark northern, 15 per cent protein, 89?i t 0 2 % - 14 per cent protein, 80H to 32^; 1 net cent nrotcln, BPS to 92%: 12 per cen protein, 89% to 82}S; No. 1 darlt hart Montana, 14 per cent protein, SO*, to 02=1 to arrive, 89=4 to 92H; No. 1 amber durrnn 51.09 to $1.15 T ,fe; No. 2 amber durum, Sl.OSSi lo 31.14H; No. 1 red dumm, 8.1H to S7'.4: May, SC»i; July, 8 6 K ; Sept., Com--No. 3 yellow. J3 to 45. Oats, No. 3 white, 3314 to 24li. Barley, 37 lo 76. Rye No 2, 6054 to 62S. Flax, No. 1, S1.901L- Sweet clover need, ?3.50 to 53.TS. 1,'KOUUCE FUTURES CHICAGO. Feb. 8. (.P-- Egg futures losed: Refrigerator standards. Oct., 20^; rcsh graded firsts, Feb., 15?i; storage acked rlratfl, April IS. Butter futures closed: storage standards, "eb,, 22^1 to 221A; storage standards, darch, 2Z 1 ,!. Potato futures closed: Idaho russets, «a«h, J2.35. 'E\V TOHK I'OULTRY NEW TORK, Feb. S. l.l'--Dresaea poultry, teady; - prices unchanged. Live poultry, firm. Chickens, freight, H o 10; express, 17 to 18; fovrls, express. 11 o 20; - irclght turlceys, express, 18 to 23; other ind exprers unchanged. I.-KW YOBK NEW YORK. Fell. 8. t/11--Butter, 12.886; irm, creamery, higher than extras. 25=1 to 26«; extra (82 score), 251i: first (87 to 91 scores), 23-U to 25Vi; other grades unchanged. Eggs--26,805, Irregular, Mixed colors, special packs or selections from fresh receipts. 22 to 22?i-r standards and commercial standards, 21^5 to 21vi; firsts, 20K; med1um£, 39 Ibs., 20U to 207$: other mixed colors unchanged. PRICES STEADY TO 10 CENTS HIGHER Top $4.85; Run Is Moderate Again With Only 17,000 Head Received. CHICAGO. Feb. S. (/P)-- Commission men exerted every effort to push hog prices over the $5 mark today, but failed by a margin of lo cents. Conditions were again bullish and prices ruled generally steady to 10 cents higher with the top at 54.85. Supplies continued at a moderate pace, 17,000 being only 1,000 less than estimated yesterday but 14,000 fewer than receipts of either last Thursday or a year ago. Dressed pork prices were also buoyant. Most of the desirable hogs sold readily from 54 to $4.75. Receipts Cut Down. Sharp curtailment of direct receipts this week forced the major packers into the open market In competition with all other interests for supplies. The packers had only 1,000 out of the fresh run direct. Trade was slowed somewhat by asking prices fully 15 to 25 cents higher. Outside markets also reported arrivals far under last week or a year ago, hut the decline, as in Chicago, was not so pronounced as during the first three days of the week. Prices ranged generally steady to 10 and. 15 cents higher. Cattle Trade Strong. Cattle trade was strong to a shade higher on most steers and yearlings. Best long yearlings topped early at $7.25. Receipts were smaller than estimated. In- between grades predominated and sales were glow. Sheep and lamb receipts were also held under the estimates, but trade had a slow start. Most fat lambs were held higher at $9,65 and above, but most bids were at 59.50 and more often substantially below i that figure. Trade was slow. Aged sheep were scarce and firm. Hogs closed strong to 10 higher; cattle steady to strong; sheep steady. Hog Markets IOWA I10CS Hog prices at Iowa markets Thursday: WATERLOO--Prime hogs ISO to 240 IDs. 53.55®3.85; 240 to 260 Ibs. 53.350 3.65; 260 to 290 Ib*. ?3.15S3.45; 290 to 325 Ibs. 43.05 (3'3.33; 325 lo 350 !bs. J2.953.25; good packers $2.50122.80. CEI1AB RAI'IDS-- Prime hoss 160 to 190 Ibs. 43.85; 190 to 220 Ibs. J3.75: 220 lo 240 )b3. 53.65; 240 to 260 Itjs. S3.45; 260 to 280 Ibs. $3.35; 280 to 300 Ibs. $3.25; 300 to 320 Ibs. 53.10; 320 to 340 Ibs. J3; good packers 10 350 lbs.J2.BO; to 400 Ibs. $2,50; to 450 Ibs. 52.40; lo 500 Iba. 52.30. Com--No. 2 yellow fl7c; No, 3 yellow 36c. OTTMHVA--5 cents higher--140-160 Iks., 52.45; 1CO-1SO Its., J3.45; 180-220 Ibs., 53.80; 220-240 Ibs.. S3.70; 240-260 Ibs., S3.GO; 2f]0-2SO IDS., 53.50; 280-310 Ib5., S3,35; 3JO-350 Iba.. 53.20: over 350 Ih3., 52.SO lo 53.10; packers under 350 Ibs.. 52.50 lo 52.BO: rockers, 350 to 450 Ibs., 52.30 to 52.60; packers over 500 Ibs., 52.10 to 52.40; Ihlu packers, SI.70 and down. . DES MOI'i:s--10 to 20 ceuls higher: 1120- 1TO Ibs., ?2.25 to 53.25; 160-300 Ibj.. 53.23 lo 53.75; 300-400 Ihs., 52.85 lo 53,20; good packer--, 52.30 to 52.30. rOMBlNElr HOC RECEIPTS DBS MOINES. Feb. 8, (,T!--(U. 3. de- partmtnt of agriculture)--Combined hog receipts at 22 concentration yards and 7 reciting plants located In interior Iowa and snulhern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended at 8 a. rn. today were 12,900 compared with 33,800 a week ago and 54,200 a year ago. year Prices . 10 to 25 cents, moatly 10 to cents higher than Wednesday; weights under 220 Ib3. showing the most upturn; loading for Thursday apparently to continue light. Quotations--Good and chnice. light lights, 140-165 lus., 53.25 to S4.10: light weights, ICO-lEO !b3.. 53.50 to 54.20; 180-200 Ibs.. S3.73 to $1.20: medium weights, 200-220 ibs., 53.75 to 51-20; 220-250 Ibs., 53.CO to $4.20; heavy weights, 250-290 Itis., 53.35 to S3.95; ?.90-3,*iO Ibs., S3 to S3.70: Eood packlns sows, 27S-350 Mis.. 52.80 to $3.10; 350-425 Ibs., $2.50 to 52.90: 425-5SO Ibs. 12.23 tu S2.SO. ' siaushler lambs; packers talking lower on desirable fal lambs; held for stronger prices; Wednesday hulk, gcrd lambs, 58.75 to 39.10. to choice- slaughte STOCKS CHECK MARKET SLUMP Lively Rally in Late Trade Largely Cancels Losses of Forenoon. NEW YORK, Feb. 8. UP)--Stocks checked their downward course with a lively rally in the late trading- today. Forenoon losses of fractions to more than 2 points were largely cancelled and many shares advanced for net gains. TJ. S. Smelting soared several points net after dipping more than 3. Montgomery Ward, American Smelting and American Can showed late firmness. U. S. Steel and New York Central got back their losses while American Telephone regained all but a fraction of a 1\'? point setback. Transfers approximated 3,200,000 shares. Depressing news waa scarce and the majority .of market analysts attributed further reactionary tendencies almost wholly to technical causes. The Paris flarup appeared to be dying down and the progress of business and industry was viewed as satisfactory. The ticker tape occasionally lagged behind floor transactions, but the activity was considerably under that ol yesterday. Foreign exchanges were a.gi firm in relation to the dollar. Grains and some other commodities recovered with stocks and cotton steadied after early recessions. Domestic bonds were in moderate supply. French loans were strong-. HIDES, WOOL Quotations Furnished by Wolf Bros., Inc., 303 Fifth Street Southwest. HIDES Korsehidea $2.25. Cured beef bidea Greeii beef hides WOOL No. 1 clean bright ,.24c Ib. Semibrigbt 23c Ib. Rejects 19c Ib. WOOL BOSTOX, Fefc. ft. WV-(U. a. department of agriculture)--Ohio and similar fleece ols received an occasional call but sales were -veiry small. Limited (luantltles of fine Ohio Delaine ·woul nold at 35 to 36 cents In t h e crease. Strictly combing ,56's, % blocd Ohio Ileeces brought 4 to 43 cents tn gfeasic, .lime sales bringing the maximum figure of the range. Occasional sales of terrltory comblng 1 4s's, ftO's, ! 1 btood Ohio fleeces were closed moEtly Rt the low side o£ the range, 41-42 cents in the grease. Mason City Livestock \ SIOUX CITY LIVESTOCK SIOUX CITY. Keb. 8. LVt--W. S. deportment ot agriculture)--C A T T 1, K -- 3,000; yearlings and light steers flrni; others alow, uliout steady; fat she stock active, strong: Etockers anil feeders little changed; choice :itum weight beeves held above 56.2r: scattered early sales good yearlings. S5.50; hulk salable down to 54.25; load choice 674 Ib. heifers, $S.GS; majority beef COW3, 52.75 to S3.SO; iow cutters and cutters, largely 51.T5 to $2.65; small lots good stockers, 54 to 54.SO. HOGS--Pi.IiOO; fairly active, mostly 10 cents higher: sows, 10 to IS cents Up; early top, 54.10; belter grade 170-260 Ib. weights. J t to 54.10: 260-340 Ib. weights, S3.75 to SI: 140-170 In- weights, mostly S3.so to St: sows. 53 to 53.15; extreme hea\1es down to 52.BO; feeder pigs, S3 ddwn. SHEKF--l.SOO; nothlnK done early, Indications of a generally steady trade on killing classes: heat fed lambs held around 39.25; feeding lambs eligible, 57.25 to 53.10. Curb Market Stock List NEW VOIIK STOCKS (By The Associated Press) Final Quotations on Feb. S, A-Ir Heduc 103 4 Johns Manv Allegheny 43; Al Ch Eye ]K) Am Can 103'^ Am For P 12',i Am POW t Lt 11 i Am steel Fdrs 25?; Am Suar 5rju T T 122,i Am Tob B go ft Am Water WkB 24 y Anaconda IGVi 64 Atchlson All Rer Auburn Aviation Coru B 4 o Barnsdall Belh steel Bordens E'org Warner Add Canada Dry can Pacific Case Ones Ohio C t N W Chi Gt W Chi Gt W pf c ji st p t CHSIP4P pt C B I i P Chrysler Col a 4 E Cmwlth Sou Cons Gas Cons oil Contl Can Contl Ins Contl Mot Corn Prod Curtlss Wr Deer« pfd Dupont Eastman El Pow Lt 1'ox Film A Freeport Tex 70'J 33 5S 53 51 0 32 ?i 8M -1 Vi 17 27 ?i IT 82 4S J3T4 45i 10 ',1 94 85 40 K 187k 1314 5 'A 323, 14», 20V W. 22?; 16 1,1 20 'A 33-, 6t 38-. 17i 36 Ti 56 8% 79 *'.« 33 89'! 48 Gen Am Trans 41V CJon El 531! 35 40 11T 20 »i 17 39 V, NEW YORK. Feb. S. WJ--Further soiling appeared In the curb market today, but numerous leaders offered considerable re' Distance ftnrt after moderate general losses the tone Improved. Trading was quieter than oil Wednesday. Oils were firm, Gulf rising more than a. point whllo Humble cained less extensively. Alcohols and most other industrials had an arly gag \vhlcn brought extreme fractional oeses to Ulatll'.ers-Seagrams, American Cyanamld "B," Parker Rust Proof, Sher- i-lrt Williams and Ewlft and company, .monp others. Mining shares, which had rallied yester- lay In contrast to weakness elsewhere, pre- ented mlsed changes. Gen Foods G*n Motors Gillette Gobel Gold Dust Goodrich Godyear rah PalKe t Nor pftl 301 .t West Sugar 33' Hudson Q T II Cent 5 0 nt Ilnrv 43 nt Nick Can 13 T i T IB MASON C1T1-, Feb. S.-Hogs 10 cents higher. Best sorted lights 200-240 S3.80 Beet medium weight butchers 240-260 53.60 Best heavy butchers 200-300 53.40 Best prime heavy butchers .. 300-3SO 53.20 Best packing flows, smooth .. 300-350 52.80 Best heavy BOWS, smooth ... 350-400 52.GO Beat big heavy sows, smooth 450-500 $2.40 Light lights. ialr to good. (140, 160, 180) J2.30, 52.80, 53.20 to 220 Ihs., to $4.20i Choice young atecra Medium to good yearling steers ____ 900-1,000 Choice corn fed steers 1,000-1,200 Medium to good com f«d ulcers ---- J ---- 1,000-1,200 Low grade steers . . Fair heJfera .......... COO-SOO Good heifers .... ...... eoo-SQO Choice to prime helfcra 600-800 000-1,000 $4. 75-5.23 S3.SO-4.50 S4.25-5.00 S3.75-l.25 $2.!io-:i.oo J2.50-3.00 S3.riO-4.oo S4.00-4.50 BXitchers cows, fair to good ....52.00-2.50 Market Notes By TICKER TAPE Freight car loadings for tha week en Jed Feb. 3 were maintained, at a, pace approximately cqitnl to that shown i n the preceding week when 561,366 curs were loaded. Early indications afforded by the handlings of IT tail carriers Indicate that the gain over the previous week. If any In recorded, Is likely to he less than 1,000 cars and there appeared no likelihood that Ihe 573,923 car total of the comparable 1032 week bad been equaled. Handlings of the first 17 roada lo report iotaled 2Sl,fi5 cars or 0.11 per cent more than the 261,371 car aggregate of the same roads a week earlier. The gain over the uindljngs of the group in the comparable week last year was 17.B per cent BRainst a 17.5 per cent gain in that comparison a veek earlier, Good to Cholco coWa . , .......... ?2. 50 -2,75 Choice to prime cowa ........... $2.50-2.75 Inferior canners .................. 75-1,00 Fair lo good cacnera ..... ....... SI. 00-1. 50 Cutter COWB ..................... 5l.SO-l.7S inferior light weight bulla ...... Sl.in-I.40 Common to fair bulls ............ 51.^0-1.45 Fair to good heavy bulls ........ 5I.4S-2.ir Good to chotco calves 130-190 $3.50-6.00 Medium to (?oo«i calves 32Q-190 SJ, 50-5. 50 Inferior and common calves ....53. CO down LJVMBS Choice Iambs ............ 70-90 S7.75-8.2S Medium »o good Inmba ... 70-60 $6.'i5-7.76 Buck lamba 51 under grade. Quotations subject to market il actuations. KANSAS ClTV LIVESTOCK KANSAS CITY. Feb. 7. Mf-- (U. a. de- partmeul of agriculture) -- HOGS -- 2,500; 2SO Ur«ct: f a i r l y active, mostly 10 to 15 cents higher; than Wednesday's average; top, §4.20 on choice 180-230 Ibs.; good nnd choice, 1-10160 Ibs.. 53.50 lo 54.15; 160-180 Ibs,, $3-S5 180-200 Ibs., ?4.05 to S4.20; 20D- Si. 05 IT S4.20; 220-250 Ibs., §4. OS . 250-290 Ibs.. $3.83 to S-i-lG; 290350. Ibs., $3.65 to $3.00; packing sows, 275550 Ihs.. $2.85 to S3.3:L CATTLE-- 3,000; calves, 400; fed steers. year'lnEs nnrt she stock strong- to 25 cents higher; other classes llrm: choice 1101 Ib. long yearlings, 5G.B5; steers, good and chotce, 550-DOO Iba.. S4-05 to SG.50: common and medium, 550-900 Ibs.. $3 to 54.73: cows. good. S3. 25 to S3. 75; common and medium, $2.05 to £3.25; low c u t t e r i cutter. 51.7.5 tn 52.65; vealers ( m l Ik fed), medium to choice. $4 lo 57 ; cull and common. $2.i^o to $4; stocker nnd feeder steers. goort and choice (all weights), 52-50 to £-1.25. SHEtr--fi.OOO: killing classes mostly steady; lambs closing d u U ; few late sales 25 cents loxvcr; top fed lamlis. $9.10; lambs, potxlgood ami choice ( x ) . 00 Ibs. down, SS.25 to $9-10; common anrf medium, 00 iba. down. Sli.aO In $3.25; pootl find choice (x), SO-9S Ibs., S3 to 53.10; yearling wethers. medium la choice, CO-HO Ibs.. $5 to S7.50; CU-CF. Rnod nnd chotce, SO-ir-o ibs.. S3.3r, to S4.. r )fl; [c«dlnc lambs, range, Rood and choice, 50-75 liis-. hlanli. J)_QUO tat ions based on ewes and Wethers- Bond Market NEW iOKK. Feb. J. I/Ft--While a con slderaWe number of lower priced bonds .raveled far'-her alung the path of reaction :otlay, the general corporate section of the market was a hit steadier than yesterday. Trading was In emaller volume all through the list during the early trading In the fen- Issues which the turnover was of large proportions. Prices were firm as rule. French government bonds rallied sharply on reporlE trom Paris lhat rioting subside and steps taken toward formation of a ne^ ·blnct. Bolh of Ihe French issues. Ihe 7's and 7!5's. aivunjf univard about three points on moderate dealings. Tile general foreign list was irregular. Secondary clacslflcallons In Ihe rail, utll Ity and industrial groups rogislerea In many cases further losses of fractions to more than a point. Some of the local traction bonds were strong. There was a small and narrow market for U. S. government Issues. Several of the treasury loans edged up 1-32 to 2-32's of a point an'l Ihe rest of the list. Including Lib erly's. ranped unchanged to 2-32's lower. KANSAS CITT GHAJ.V KANSAS CITV, Feb. 8. UV- V.'heat- -73 cars; 1 cent lowtr lo Vi cent higher. No. 2 dark hard, 83^ to Sfl nominal; No. 3. 86 tn 861,4; No. 2 hard. B\\i lo 83%; No. 3, =i- to 8S l , nominal; No. 2 red, S?i; Iso. 3 S5. Cloae, May, S3*i; July, 82»i. Com--50 cars; unchanged to 1 A cent lower; No. 2 white, 46; No. 3. 45 to 45H nominal; No, 2 yellow, 45 to 45U; WHLng. -J5A · No. 3, 413i; No. 2 mixed, nearly white, 45H: No. D. 43^ to 44 nominal; close. May, 4 7 ^ ; July. *QH. Oats--2 cars; unchanged to V* cent hlsh- cr; No. 2 white. 37'4 to 37!£ nominal; No. 3, A8 1 ,i to 37 nominaL Jtilo maize, 87 to 95 nominal. K a f f i r , 71 to 7S nominal. Rye, 61 i to 62 nominal. B'arley, 31ii to 43 nominal. OMAHA GRAIN OMAHA. Feb. 8. CTT--\Vneat~Harrt, N'o. 2, 83 to W 1 ,*; No- 3, aiA to 83. Corn--Yellow. No. 1, 42H; No- 2, 42 to «i,4; No. 3, 41',i to 4 1 W ; mlscrt Nu. 2, \l K. Oats--White, No. 4, 42. Butter and EKX Closing Jlt«r. Egga--Earring extreme n-linter weather the receipts of frenh eg^n should continue to Increase which Incidentally are now running beyond present consumptive demand. In view of (he foregoing It appears like present prices on future April and Octoher. Refrigerator contmcts are high in relation lo thfl present February contract. Frcnh call market weak and closing unsettled with accumulations. Butter--Although fresh market was aJ- vancctt, (he storage March contract closed unsettled with volume Itght on the moderate rally. Creameries reporl make Increasing and diBtrlhulIon in regular trade channels declining flue to hl^h r«ia!l prices. Con Eiinier d cm an 1 Tor olsu ant! nsbstihil' 1 * In- Miscellaneous POTATO MARKET CHICAGO, Feb. 8, (.PI--U. S. department of agriculture -- 'otatoes, 85, on track 300, total U. S, ahlpmenls 557; steady; supplier moderate demand and t r a d l n p slow account o( wea Iher; sacked per cwt,: If. S. No. 1 Wisconsin round whites $1.30; Michigan russe rtirnls S1.85: Idaho russets $2.15^2.20 combination grade few sales $1.00; Colorado McClures $2.50. MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 8. A'-- Flour, .-i cents lower. Carload lots, family patrnts ST.33 to 57.45 a barrel In OS pounfi cotton sacks. S h i p m e n t s , 30,420. Pure h r a n , $16.30 to r j 7 : s t m r t n r d t JliniM, J I G f o S13.jO. iKOVVS GAIN Chlcapu, Burlington and QiiUicy railroad n Hue loadings of 14,751 cars marked a L.6 per cent pain over the 12,1G4 car total n the 1Q3S wuck. A week before H.964 cars were loaded on line, Totat handlings «'«e 23.2 per cent above a year ago at 20.372 ar* comrired with a 23.4 pftr cent Rain in he preceding vreelc when 20,258 cars were tan died. Illinois Central system aggregate hftnd- I n g n of 26.117 cars were 14.5 per ceat above he 22,7-12 car total a year earlier. A wvek earlier a 25,fi8A CRT aggregate showed a ;ata of li.^t per cent. ChlcftRO, Rock Island nnd Pacific railway iand!ed a total of 19,407 cars, ili 13.7 per cent from the 17,0:16 car total of the 1033 k. A week earlier the earn a perrenlaRe was shown wiien handlings agEfCgatcd 20,002 cars. SHO\V I_ IX CREASES Southern Paciijc loaded 17, ISO cars against M,24fi in the tike week last year, a Rain of 20.0 per cent while a week earlier when 17.745 cars were loaded the- pain a m o u n t e d to 2S.n per cent. Wabash railway loaded 5,039 car* on line for a 5.2 per cent gain over 1233 Compared with an 3.3 ler cent advantage a eek earlier, white total handlings were "P 14.7 per cent against 14.2 rcr cent In the evioiia wepk. Northern Pacific railway loaded 1,585 cars on line for a sain of 22.4 per cent over 1933 and handlings of 9,477 cars bettered tbe aggregate a -" ear earlier by 23.2 per cent. CI11CAOO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO. Feb. S. {.Tl--U. S, department of agriculture-HOGS. 17,000, including 1,000 direct: moderately active, strong to 10 cents higher than Wednesday; 170 to 200 Ibs. Sl.TC'ft 4.35; top J4.SS: 2 J O to 300 Jbs. and most light weights S4tfM.75: Kood nlfis $2.50fc 3.50; iKKklnu ao \vs 53.20^3.40; light lltlit good and choice HO to 100 Ibs. stW-l.SO: light weight 100 to 200 Ibs. 54.50*4.85; medium weight 200 to 250 Ib3. S4.20Sf4.80: heavy weight 250 to 330 Ibs. S3.75ft4.30; packing KOW.I medium and good 275 to .^50 Ibs. S3.ICftS.60; pigs good and choice 100 to 130 Ibs. 52.50(34. CATTLE, 6.500; calves, 2.000; yearlings and light stcera active, strong to ehade higher; medium weight and vs'Clqhly steers about steady with yesterday's close; other killing clflsse. 1 ; unevenly strong to 25 cents h i g h e r ; best yearllnga 57.25; s l a u g h t e r cattle and vealers. steers good and choice r,50 to 900 Ibs. 5G.50ti7.f0; 900 lo J.100 Ibs. *5.7G'57.3:; 1,100 to 1,300 Ibs. 55fr7.2,): 1,300 to 1,500 Ib?. J I W G . 2 5 ; common and medium 550 to 1,300 Ibs. S4.25fi5.50: h e i f - ers good and choice S50 lo iriO Ibs. S5.503J7; common and medium 53.754T5.50; cows good $3.rQ'U-4.25: common and medium $31; 3.50: low cutler and cntler J2ft3: bulls ( y e a r l i n g s excluded) good ( b e e f ) 52'i?i3.33; culler common and medium S2.2503.15; vealers good and choice Sfi^S: medium S5fi G: cull and common Sl3f'f; stocUcr nnrt feeder cactle. steers good and choice 500 to 1,050 Ibs. S3.7.%^tS; common and medium $3''i3.7. r i. SIIKF.P. 10,000; fat lambs opening slow, most o f f e r i n g s held 15 to 25 cents higher, hut Larger Interests resisting u p t u r n ; asking SO.65 upward \vlth most Mils substantially under 5B.r0; sheep firm; lambs 91) Ibs. down good and choice SR.oOfi'S.fiO; common and medium S7^8.75; 90 to 9B ibs. good anil choice J.SfiO.50: ewes on lo 150 Ibj. good and choice J3.50:-/5; all weights common and medium $2.o02?4. OMAHA LIVESTOCK OMAHA, Ken. 7. l.lt--tu. S. (ieiiarini of agriculture) -- HOGS -- 9.500. active shippers on weights under 250 Ibs.; 15 25 cents higher: ROWS fharirig advance; g lo choice 170-250 Ibs.. S4 to S4.20: lop ·SI.20; no heavier weights sold but u n d e r tone hifihor; 120-170 Ibs. slaughter offerings S3.ua to Sl: fewlcr piss. $1,75 to S2.25 racking sows. 52.75 to S3; mostly few light | w e i g l l t p , S3.10; stags. 52 to S2.75; average cosl Wednesday. 53.52. weight, 237. CATTLE-- 4.000: calves. 200; all killing classes moderately atcivc: steady to strong; spots, 10 to 15 cents higher on strong weight cutter cows. Sleeker* and feeders, scarce: firm; fed steers anil yearlings mostly 54.50 to Sfi; choice blR weights, 1761 Ins.. S t . 4 0 ; choice medium welghls around S1200 Ibs., 5R.25; choice long yearlings, $0,50; few head year'ings, 56.75; hei/ers mostly S4.25 to 55.30; small lots. So.35 to 55.75; bulk beef cows. $2.75 to s.t.M: cutter grades, 51.75 to 52.60; few slronp weight cutters. $2.65 to S2.75; medium bulls, S2.35 to 52.50: odd head, 52.60; practical top vealers, S5.50; few tn Independents, $G. SHEEI* -- 6.000. Inclurlln- 250 hilled through; salable supply 10 lo 15 per cenl feeder*; tnmbs opening steady to strong; other classes fitc^dy: early bids and sales fed woolet 'nmhs. 55.75 to 59: early top to shippers, SO.10: some held higher; choice light ewes ollpiulc up to 54.S5: f e e d i n g lambr up to 53.50, U. S. BONIt QUOTATIONS NEW YORK, Feb. S. .T~United State government bonds closed: L i b e r t y 3^5 101.30. Liberty First 4 ',1s 102.ID. Liberty Fourth 4 l s 102.24. Treasury' 4''*s -17-52 10S. Treasury 4s 44-5-1 101.24. Treasury 3»is 4D-43 June 101. Treasury 3HS 4G-4D 98.29. Treasury 3s 51-55 97.16. Kennecott Kresge LIs 4 My B Loews Loose Wiles Lorillard Maytajt McKess Hob Jf!d Cont Pet M K T Mo Pac Mont Ward Morrell Hash Mail Bt3c Nat C Res A Not Dairy Nat Distill Nat Pciw Lt K Y Cent NI- KH H No Amer No Pac Oliver Farm Packard Penney Penn Phillips Pet Proc A Gam Pullman R C A K K O Rem Rand Rep stl Rey Tob B Roy Dutch Sears noe Shell U skelly Soeony Vac So Pac St Brands St G E st Oil Cal st on N J Stew Warner Stone Web Studebaker Tex Corp Tex Gulf Su! Tim Rol B Un carb Un Pac Unit Air United Corp U S Ind Alco U S Rubber U S Steel Wabash Warner Plct 7?; West El Mfg 44*; Wool worth si's Wrtgley s^ Yel Tr B', -11', -IK 9 12 it 014 27^ 41 38 J, 62 V» 20?, [ties Service Deiter Co Gt Lakes Air IriRsby Grun Tatz Drug MIORS Switch .ibby McNeil CHICAGO STOCKS CHICAGO. Feb. The Associated I'rcss) 3H North Bane Swift ft Co sum inn United Gac Utility ft Jnd Zenith 1SV. 27 R 3 lOlVA PUBLIC DTTLITl- PKEFESBED STOCKS By The Assnctatrd Fre*» llld and Asked on Feb. 8. Bid Cent. St. El 7 pf. ($2.1 par) . "H Cent. St. P. i L. 7 pf. lii 0. II. Gas 8 pi. «0 par) '. 46' D. M. Gas 7 j,f. (550 par) : 41 Interstate Power 7 pf. .. is "ova Electric 7 pf u a Electric 6!$ pf. . 10 ·a Elect. i.t. t p ow . 7 ,,, 27 Iowa Elect. Lt. Pow. 6 pf 25 Iowa Power i- Lt. ^ ff. . . 33 Iowa Pow. t it. 6 pt 52 Iowa Pub. Service 7 pf. 38 Iowa Pub. S«rv. 6 pf. ... 34 Iowa South, mil. 7 pf 7 N. W. Bell 6!S pf. 10- Unlted Lt. Rys. 7 pt 37 United Lt. i Rye. c pf .... 35 Asked 4 SVs 50 ·15 21 H 13'4 30 2ft 63 j 50 ' 30 .MINNEAPOLIS STOCKS MINNEAPOLIS, Kcb. 8. (.TV--Stocks closed: First Bank fltock, 9; Northwest Banco, 6. Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied br LA3ISON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office In Bagley- Bech Building Telephone No. 7 NE1V VORK CURB OlinTATTONS LIVESTOCK I'OnKCANT CHICAGO. Feb. S. I!P--Official estimated recrJiit? Friday: cr.ttlc, 2.000: hogs, 19,000; sheep, 8,000. Hamilton Girls Will Play Rock Falls Six Hamilton's School of Commerce girls will meet the Rock Falls Independent girls in a basketball game scheduled for Monday night at the Y. W. C. A. The game will begin at 7:30 o'clock. · The Hamilton's squad Includes: Ruth Shanks, Ann Pacovaky, Pearl Veeder, Helen Mann, Eleanor Luna- man, Guinevere Luick, Doris Bartlett nnd Lorraine Hager, SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK SOUTH ST. PAUL, Feb. 8. (.T--(U. S. department of agriculture)--CATTI.t:--1,- 700: slaughter steer* and yearlings, scarce, active: lighter weights, strong to 2r» cents higher for the two clay« heavyweights, fully steady, liberal supply cows, mostly lower grades about steady; bulls unchanged, Rood demand for atockera; good desirable kinds available; common to medium yearlings, steers nnd heifers, $3.75 To 55.25: desirable short feds held above 55.50; choice 1300 Ib. beeves, $.1.55; common to medium yearling heifers, S3 to $4.50; £Ood 1,000 Ib. weights, 54.75; low cutler and cutter cows, 51.SO lo 52; olher kinds, 52.25 to 52.7r.; mostly £2.65 down: common to good beef cows, S2.50 to 53; strictly choice llghtwclghls, 53.50; medium bulls. 52.50 lo 52.75: calves, 2.000; about steady; good lo choice, $j " 56.50; good to cholco, 57. HOGS--15,000; opening sales and bids unevenly steady to 25 cenls higher; several load* hettcr grades, 150-200 Ibs., on fiov- emment and shipper accounts, SI.25: packers bidding mrwtly steady on other weight* and classes; bidding mostly $3.4,0 to 53.90 on 200-350 !b».; Inrccly 52.70 lo $3 on packing gotvs; pigs anrt light U f i h t K , unevenly higher; belter grsde 80-130 lh»., killer plgB, J2.25 to 53.2r,: S e t t e r 130-135 Ibs. biddable 13.25 lo S4; average cost Wcd^c.i day. i.1.fi7; weight. 223 lb!=. SHKlcr--1,000; no early hM« ir *ale: Representative Sales INVESTMENT TRUSTS ny Tile Asunrtatecl 1'res^l Bl* Bud AaHcd on Feb. 8. Rid Corporate Trust Shares .... 2.17 Corporate Trust Sh. AA Mort. 2.-17 Corporate Tr. Sh. Ac. Ser. 2.10 Corporate Tr. Ac. Ser. Mod 2.47 Dividend Shares 1.2S Nationwide Sec 3.68 Nationwide sec. vtc ... 1.43 N o r t h Aioer. Tr. Sh 1.95 North Amer. Tr. S. 1055 ... 2.37 Quarterly Inc. Sh 1.43 Selected Am. Sh 2.S4 Selected Cum. Sh 7.30 selectnl income Sh 3.70 Super Corp. Am, Tr. A. ... 3.17 U. S. El. L. Pow A ... 13^ Do. B 2.45 Do. B' vtc 95 2.00 1.30 3.76 1.53 Lamson Brothers Market Letter .KM B Jf Humble Oil Nlag A Hud Kid-Bern-Pond Pcnnroad Corp S O Ind 3 O Ky UnltPrJ Gas Un L t P A Utll P ' 17 · Am Gas K] Am Sup Pow 4 ft Ark N CJM A 2'A Assoc G El A 1 ?i Can Marconi a Kisler El Hi Rl JM 4 Sh Zl'i Ford Mo ot Can 53 Ford Mo 0( Ens G'.!, Hecla Jllnlng 7'.i CHICAGO STOCKS Ben Avi Corp 21'A Cord Company 7 Sort-War Corp IBM: Key all Wire IS Butler Bros S'l XF.W VORK STOCKS Alaska Juneau -23'£ EJIJ Carb Corp Am Car Kdy 31% " ' ~ Am Roll Mills 20 Am Metal z\\ Am R £: S Co 1GH Am S R Co 47^i Am Tob aOH Allan Ref Co 33}! Ar Co B (111) 27!, Assoc Dry Gdg 17}i Baldwin 1.0 14^ Barnsdall Oil A. 9',4 BriRgs itfg Co Wi Best t Co SO'.i Br-Bal-Coll Co 9?i Byers A M Co 31 Ca! Packing 26 Com Credit 2rvi Com Solvents 33 nt Oil 19'/j 33'.i 31 39 37 te 32 V, . . CHICAGO. Feb. 8, l.lt-(U. S. nepart- meni of agriculture)--Representative salee. No. .',4 Avs. Wet. 313 206 271 255 211 220 211 201 070 10fl» 1163 nor, 1400 1427 H33 1660 Avs. I'rfcc 3.00 1.00 4.10 4.20 Msi.lv S2 no 75 (12 102 186 191 17H U j l i l v 153 IS 141 .3'1 4.50 4.55 1.75 CATTl.i: Heifers-7.35 7.15 i-.s:, a :.o f.7. r ) 5.15 4.75 1.25 MS S55 716 735 1190 105S 910 760 Fed Weslern-- 230 85 120 84 220 95 24S S3 220 86 Tat Kvfri-- 120 us SHEEI- Native*-5.35 9..'.n 9.35 0.25 9.15 5.00 130 1(11 81 "' SB 30 93 T.ftmlls- 99 4.85 4.80 4.75 4.75 4.50 4.25 6,25 5.15 5.25 4.75 4.25 3.75 3.15 2.25 8.35 9.25 9.00 jrARKKT RKVIEU" Wheat--Wheat displayed a good degree of underlying streufith today, despite persistent selling the Kreatflr rart ot the session and firmed up near the end on Improvement in stocks and cotton, to close at net advances over yesterday. Lower levels for stocks early and reports of rain in parts or Texas and Oklahoma brought in some Kelllne, at hR start but any real decline was held Jn check. The disposition was still evident to refrain from commitments of Importance mtll Ihe grain code has been cleared up. There was a moderale foreign demand for Manitoba wheat nnd sales were reported at h a i r billion bushels. Liverpool closed lower, cheaper Argentine offers belnir a factor In that market, weather conditions are showing some change In widely separated sections. A cold wave coming from Hudson l»ay has dropped temperatures to 36 In extreme northern Michigan and to 52 below In \V7ilte River, Ontario, This was appears ba working westward along the lower lakes. Ttifi forecast Indicates no precipitation lor Kansas or Nebraska but unsettled conditions might change this over night. Coarse r.rnlns--Com and other grains were easier early with wheat but firmed up and closed at net advances. Underlying strength Is encouraging lo holders and mnr- ket may do better tomorrow If no rain In the soulhwest and If slocks Improve. Cream, of Wht Curt Wrl pfd U ' s Davit! Chem 33*i First Nat stores 6 H Gt North ore 13^1 Hers Choc Co 36'.i IIous oil (New) 5 Jftwel Tel 45 Kelinator Corp 17"i Kroger Groc 2S J j5 Lambert Co 29Ta Mack Truck Math Alkali Me* Scab Oil McK and Robb Muns IVear, Jnc 23 Otis Steel 6!J C Penney Co 64 Plllsbury Flour 22 Pure Oil Co 13 Pur Bak Corp isu Puc Ser of K 3 43»4 Reading Co 56 Reo Motors 4^i St Joseph Lead 26'.i Sell Ret Stores 7 Simmons Co 22*i So Cal Edison 20S Tex Pac Land S7» Tld Wat Oil Co U S Ind Al Utll P ft L A Vanadium Union Oil Cal Union G A Imp 19 Western Myld . Warr Bros Co 121K Western Union Worth Pump Wrigley Jr Co North Am Av 62'i 273, 19' 63' 30 56 « N'KW YOItK STTOAR NEW VORK. Fel). 8. I.IV-Raw nil quiet today with nolblng available be $3.40 for February and March positions. Futures at 3 polnls decline to 1 point vance. U e f i n c d iinch-injrc-i nt 11.30 lo $1 f,r f i n e ?Tanulit''!. Butter--AKgrefuilve b u y i n g In auch volnme as to absorb all offerings of extras and standards at 25 and 24 \, respectively, seemed to clear stocks of thees particular grndes and to make possible an advance of 1 cent each. Eggs--Fresh egge are easier and lower today. Comment--Temporarily, It would seem [hat ellher butter or eggs will be likely lo meet good buying n recessions. The moon at noon is hotter than Soiling water, but at night its tern- icrattire falls 'JCTrecs below to severnl New Implement Company Opening at Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS, Feb. 8.--The Harold Gilbert Implement company is the name of a new enterprise jusl started in this city. The new company will handle the full line of the. Oliver factory and will he located in the Lerch building on Stevens street now used by Claude Chapiin ( as a sales barn. Occupancy will be J given March 1 and in the meantime, the company will be located in the stone building opposite the- Welden Auto company building. Will Observe 89th Year. HUMBOLDT, Feb. 8. (UP)Milan Sharp,' who claims the record of having lived in Humboldt county more than 70 years, tomorrow celebrates his eighty-ninth birthday. Sharp was born In New York and came to Iowa in 1857 with his parents, making the trip in a covered wagon. I Three hundred and ninety-eight .ersonB, the largest number in five ears, were rescued from shipwreck n the coasts of Great Britain xnri roland in 1033. t )· J V '. ^

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