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EIGHTEEN MASON CITY GJLOJBE-GA2ETTE, JANUARY 9 1936 HOGS STEADY UNDER HEAVY RECEIPTS RUN LARGEST IN MORE THAN YEAR Farmers Rush 32,000 Swine to Chicago to Get In on Higher Prices. CHICAGO, Jan. 9. (/P--The heaviest receipts in more than a year f|iled to shake the hog market today. With hog marketings at all the major slaughtering centers in the middle west heavier than at any time during 1935 as farmers rushed their available swine into the trade to lake advantage of the recent pi-ice upturn, the markets displayed unusual steadiness. Chicago had 32,000 fresh hogs, including 15,000 direct, the largest one day supply in more than a year and bringing the week's total to record breaking proportions since 1934. Normally this would give the market an extremely weak tone but prices were only steady to 10 cents lower than Wednesday's average. An early 15 to 25 cents decline was practically regained and the early top was ?10. Market ob- ·=ervers attributed the strength to the fact that packers were able to pay steady if not higher prices for sreatly increased receipts because ot the voiding of the processin- tax. Cattle were more active today and tetter grade kinds had more strength. The general market was steady to strong although few steers were available to sell above $11- Sarly bids for fat lambs were 15 25 cents lower. Hog Markets MIU1VKST HOGS Hoc prices at midwent amrkcts Thursday 4VATKKLOO--Hogs 5 to 25 cents lowci than Wednesday's close. Good to choice 141 tn 150 Iba. ?7.85(iJ 1 8.15: 150 to 180 Ibs. SS.ll! (?t8.40; 160 to 180 Ibs. $S.60£tS.SO; ISO to 220 Ibs. 58.83^9.15; 220 to 250 Ibs. $8.75® 9.05: 250 to 290 Ibs. $8.60®S.90; 290 to 325 Ibs. $S.«@S.75: 325 to 350 Ibs. S8.30p8.GO packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs. 57.6568.15, 350 to 125 Ibs. $7.65®7.95; 423 to 550 Ibs. J7.5007.SO. CEUAB RAPIDS--Good toss 150 to 160 Ibs. 5S.S05T9.03: 160 to 170 Ids. SS.90a'9.15 170 to ISO Ibs. 59{f9.25; 180 to'220 Ibs. $9.10 B9.35: 220 to 250 Ibs. $989.25; 250 to 270 lb.1. $S.9dSf9.15; 270 to 290 Ibs. SS.SOSJ9.05: 290 to 325 Ibs. SS.706'S.95: 325 to 350 Ibs. $S.60S?S.S5: Rood packers 275 to 350 Ibs. S7.90eS.15; 350 to 425 IM. 57.6.1Sf7.90: 42.1 to 500 Ibs. S7.-lOJf7.65; 500 to 550 lb». $7.15 i'7.10. OTTUHVA--25 cents lower: 140 to 150 Ibs. SS.40?iS.70; 150 to 160 Ibx. $S.60;-i S.90: 160 to ISO Ibs. $S,SO9.10: ISO to 200 Ibs. $9*(9,30; 2i0 to 220 Ibs. $93i9.30; 220 to 250 Iby. S$.Sll£l'9.20: 250 to 270 Ibs. SS.70:-r 9: 270 to 290 ID.'. 5S.609lS.90: 290 to S.'.O Jt.«. SS.SOft S.60: 3.M) to 400 Ibs. Sii.lOlil S 40: r.trk?r. 275 to 350 Ibs, S7.S.1W S.15: 350 to 125 Its. 57.65S7.95: 425 to 450 Ibs. S7.45S1' '.75. I Al'STI.V--Market 50c loner; cood tc I choice ISO :o 220 Ibs, 5S.75iV9.05: 220 lo 250 I ISs, SS-WJS.90; 250 to 290 Ibs. SS.35frS.65; . 290 :o 350 Its. SSnS.30: packiDC sows, good, | all veLstUS 275 :o 550 Ibs. 57.255?7.S5. I to Mason City Livestock JICASON CITY, Jan. 9.-HOGS Twenty-five to 40 cents lower r Good heavy butchers .. 325-350 Good heavy butchers .. 350-400 _ Good packing sows ..... 2,5-3oO .. . Good heavy SOWS ...... 350-4.5 S..60 ,,.. Good big heavy sows . . 350-425 SJ.15-...5 rnnd bit? heavy sows 550 and up 5i.l5- *o fThe above is a 10:30 truck nog market lor B^d Md choice bogs. The difference tn price. Is for short and Iocs haul ho s s.) CATTLE Steer,, good to choice ...... * 5.00-1050 · Steers, medium to good ...... ~ S 7-50- 9.00 Steers fair to medium ...... S 6.00- 7.50 He«er., good to jholc. . ..... | £J£ J-jJ'. mm -:: $- g :::::::: e I J !i£ IM \ 4 a f l 4 7 5 COM, cutters Cows, canners arlings, sood tocc. 70-M S4.25-850 arllnk med. to good ... 70-8 Smbs.' goorTto choI«'V.'.'70-90 S9.00-9.75 Lambs, medium to eood .......... S..M-S. 50 J^rnns. fair to . medmm . . . ......... W 00-..00 Common to fair . . .............. - ,,,. , ,,,, SSve ewes, good to choice .... W.,,-4.00 Cull ew=s .................. ·;; st ; 00 .2.50 ' """"' wetters, poor to best BUCK lambs $1 UM». CHICAGO LIVESTOCK. CHICAGO. Jan. 9. (.Ti-U. S. department ·° r HOGs'3' U OOoI including 15,000 direct; ac- '»!« S?ady to 10 cents lower than Wed- 0; Mght weigh, steers and yearlings a "tUe more active; jitter -rade weighty kinds also showms ?tr"n B th° general market steady to strong; in. between grades comprising bulk of crop- little here of value to sell above Sll. "rospect of lop on weighty steers around si 1 ' 75- bulk S7.50@10: common light st.crs'as well as comparable grade heif- frs active: all she stock firm; cutter cows luiing strong to shade higher at S 5 down, bulls and vealers fully steady. «HE£P 10 0^0; fat lambs opening slow; early bids 15@2!,c lower; aged sheep weak; leedinc lambs weak to unevenly lower: COM tn ? Slc- native and fed westerns bid 510.25 5,10.50: most offerings bid S10.25; native cWes S4.75«5.25; early bids and Ola Eood U,- choice feeding lambs 59.75 down. KANSAS aiV LIVESTOCK. KANSAS CITY. Jan. 9. (.?)-- L. E. department of agriculture-HOGS 2,500; SO direct; slow and uneven. opened 15«525c lower tnan Wednesday's av- *rji-r- closing more active, around lO^loc lower- bulk desirable 150-260 !bs. S9.50S 65: 59.70 bid late and refused; BOWS SSS S ' 5 CATTXE 2,500; calves 500; killing classes of. cattle opening slow, steady to easier v,iti Wednesday's dull close; vealers and calves steady: stockers and feeders scarce, unchanged- bulk short fed steers eligible to Mil from S7.50®9.25; some held upward 1o $10 50 and above; low cutters and cutlers S3.50S4.50; butcher cows S4.75@5.50; selected vealers S10.50@ll. SHEEP 6,000; including 1,900 through; opening sales lambs around 25c lower; sheep weal! to 25c lower; six loads choice fed lambs S10.25; natives 510; slaughter ewes 54.75; wethers 55.50. S1OCX CITY LIVESTOCK SIOUX CITY, Jan. 9. /P-- U. S. department of agriculture-- ' HOGS 5,500; active, mostly 15 cents lower-' top S9.50; better 170 to 280 Ibs. 59.S5S 5 SO- 300 Ib. heavies S9.25: sows ss.13« f.25: fe:der pigs up to 59.35; stags 58.50 down. CATTLE 3,000: market slow, steady lo ·weak' steers S6.7510: heifers 57.2.1 down; cows 54.25®'5.75: cutters S3.75ft4.25. .SHEEP 4,000; no early fat Iamb action; undertone lower. SOCTH ST. PAUL UVESTOfK SOUTH ST. PAUL. Jan. 9. -W--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 14,000; market active, 25 to 50 cents lower; better 140 to 250 Ibs. 59.35® 9.50: 250 to 300 Ibs. S9@'9.35: heavier weights down to SS.75; sows mostly 58.25; pigs scarce. CATTLE 2,400; calves 1,900; market mostly steady; steers S5.25@6.25; heifers S5S7; cows S3.75@6.75; cutters S3.7504.75; bulls 55.25556.25. SHEEP 8,000: buyers talking 25 to 35 cents lower on fat lambs: 25 cents or more on fat ewes, OMAHA LIVESTOCK OMAHA, JanJJ.J 9. OB--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 8,500; market slow, unevenly 15 to 25 cents lower: top 59.60; better grade 170 to 300 Ib. averages S9.35@9.50; lew 300 to T50 Ibs. $9.25{f9.50; few 140 to JffJ Ibs. 59.25^9.50; packing sows 58.25Sj.'S.40; pigs JS.50ffS.25. CATTLE 3,800; calves 300; market «lo» to rteady; steers $8.50^)10.10; heifers 56.5(1 *7fi.2S; cows 51.755*6.75; cutters 53.50'p' 4..10: hulls 5.1.75^6: vcalers top 59.,10. SHEEP fi.frftt: market killing classes mostly 25 centp lower: lambs 59.755.10.25. 6 COMBINED HOG RECEIPTS rE5 MOINES. Jan. 9. UP)--U. S. depart. Ken: of agriculture-- CoriMned hoi: receipts at 22 concentration ysrds scii nine packing plants located in :r.teri;r low^ jind southern Minnesota for the C4 hour period ended at S a. m. today were 71 .W compared witt 3.SW a week ago and 19,500 a year ago. Siow acd very uneven: butcher hogs 35 to M «nu. mostly 40 to 50 cents lower than early Wednesday: packing sows 20 lo 50 CtnLs. mostly 25 to 35 cents lower; movement slowed up sharply. Quotations follow: Light liphts (140 to 360 Ib*.) good and choice SS.40?T9; light lights (160 lo 150 Ibs ) pood and choice S8.70jp9.23; (ISO lo 200 Ibs.) good and choice S9G£9.45; medium weights (200 to 220 Ibs.) good and choice $9Sf9.45; (200 to 250 Ibs.) cood and choice SS.90fi9.10; heavy weights (250 to 290 Ibs ) tood and cnolce SS.6089.IO; (290 to 350 ibs.l sood and choice $S.30si)8.90: packing sows (27.1 to 350 Ibs.) good S7.80eS.25- (350 to 42.1 Ibs.) Rood S7.60®8.05: (425 to 550 Ibs.) good $7.3507.90. LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO. Jan. 9. (.W--Official uiiraalrd receipts tomorrow: Cattle 2,000; hogs ·$ · 000; sheep 9,000. Representative Sales CHICAGO. Jan. 9. *.T^-- U. S. dppar f agriculture -- Representative sales: HOGS. ieavy -6 347 5 315 O 291 7 263 ediums-- 6 245 -iS 7 210 !06 leers -122.1 12.10 1165 12S5 1134 1066 965 . Lights-9.33 25 192 9.70 69 IS1 9,90 S3 ]70 9.75 51 IBS I.izht Li»ht,;-- 9.65 S5 MO 9.9.1 69 181 10.00 10.00 CATTLE. Heifers _ 12.50 24 1050 11.75 10 S7.1 10.25 36 833 9.75 15 812 9.25 Cows -- S.75 S S.OO IS 1215 llfil 1136 JO 1092 16 903 SHEE1'. Native Lamlis -- Voarlings-- 1 86 10.S5 310 SS -0 89 10.90 Slaughter Kwas- » 92 10.25 20(1 123 -'ed Western 210 130 Lambs -- ·}! 346 1" 8S 10.75 15 19S 92 io.r.0 Feeding Lam6s- 89 10.35 40 68 93 10.25 133 69 85 10.25 3S 70 9.S.1 10.0.1 9.75 9.90 9.6.1 10.05 10.50 9.25 8.25 7.50 7.00 G.25 5.75 5.75 4.25 WHEAT MARKET CLOSES LOWER U. S. Expected to Have Big Carryover of Supplies on July 1. CHICAGO, Jan. 9. «')--Sugges- tions in various quarters that the United States will probably have a liberal carryover o£ breadstuffs supplies July 1 tended today to pull down May wheat quotations. A result was narrowing of the price spread between May and July to about 12H cents as against 13'-'; cents yesterday. Some stop loss selling- developed in May. Wheat closed unsettled. VsSJl'.s under yesterday's finish, May l.Ol'.i «»!i, corn UC" '.idown, May 60"s £) 61. oats also \i$t s ,i off, and provisions showing 10 to 27 cents drop. CHICAGO CASH GRAUV. CHICAGO, Jun. 9. v.M--Cash wheat, sales reported; corn. No. 5 mixed ."iS^ No. 4 yellow OSI959C: No. 5 yellow SStP No. 4 white 591i(S60c: No. !i white 57® ^ic: sampc grade 395|i54c: oats. No. 2 white 1.;.c; No. 3 white ST^I^aSc: No. 4 white 25?i-i l 30c; sample grade 24@2Gc!£; rye, No. 3, 56tf56',3C; soybeans. No. 2 yellow SGc Chicago; sample Krade 50®"S^c; barley actual sales TlQ'SSc: feed 30^45e nominal, malting nominal 54J£S3c; timothy seed 53.25 5f3.30 cwt.; clover seed $12.25fi?18.75 cwt. Jjird. tierces J11.05: loose S10.37; bellies S16.75. Mason City Grain MASON CITY, Jan. 9.-No. 3 yellow corn 45c No. 4 yellow new corn 44c Ear corn 40c White oats, No. 3 23'ic Feeding barley 25-40c No. 2 yellow soybeans 68c THt'HyUAl' fiRAIX CLOSE. CHICAGO. Jan. 9. J.T*-- ffHEAT-- Jan May .... July .... Sept. .... CORN 1 -May .... 'uly iept · OATS-May uly iepr RYE-lay July ..... Sept. , BARLE1T-- May LARD-Jan. ll.rci Mar. ii.jr, May .........11.3H July 11.07 BELLIES-May 96 10 00 SO · 9.50 5.50 5.25 5.25 4.75 Miscellaneous POTATO .MARKET. CHICAGO, Jan. 9. op)--u. S. department of agriculture-Potatoes 41, on track 165, total u. S. shipments 567; firm, supplies moderate; demand light; sacked per cwt Idaho Russet Burbanks u. S. No. 1 few sales Sl,85Gi95; U. S. No. 2, S1.35; practically free of cuts and clipped ends 51.60: Wisconsin Round Whites U- £. No. 1, S1.10@25; Colorado SCcClures U. S. No. I. Sl.-)2«@1.60; Wlom- ing Bliss Triumpns U. S. No. 1 and partly graded 51.30. N'E\V YORK SUGAR. NEW YORK, Jan, 9. t-pi--Raw suKar quiet and unchanged at 3.15c for spots; futures '2 to 5 points net ower; refined unchanged at 4.75c for fine granuated. FLOLTt. MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 9. (.Pi--Flour unchanged. Shipments 24.158. Pure bran £16.50 ^17. Standard middlings S16@.16.50. GOVERNMENT BONDS XSW YORK, Jan, 9. Lf--V, S. eloped: Treasury 4 « s 47-52, 115.11. Treasury 4s 44-54. 111.9. Treasury 3%s 40-43 June, 105. Treasury 3^5 43-47. 106.27. Treasury Si/sS 46-49. 104.1. Treasury Ss 51-55, 103.1. PUBLIC UTILITY AND INDUSTRIAL STOCKS Quoted by A. M. Schanhe and Company, Telephone 1300, Mason City. IXDCSTRIAL STOCKS ... Bid Cent St El 7"^ pfd (525 par) 30 Cent St P L 79S pfd 8',i Champlin Kef la "To 75 Creamery Package Com 2.1 HefJst Cons A 2.1 Geo A Hormel A pfd 103 Geo A Hormel E pfd 103 Interstate Power 7Ce pfd .... 2fi Interstate Power 6-^ pfd .... 21 Iowa Electric Co 7Tr. pfd « Iowa Electric Co S't'-o pfrt .. 12 la Elec Lt Power 79^ pfd .. 70 la Elec Lt Power 6Vj r p pfd fifi la Elec Lt Power 6?i pfd .. us la Power Light 7r« pfd 101 " Power Light 6To pRS 9S'~ la Public Serv 7C- pfd 92 la Public Serv S'-iTo pfd .... SS la Public Serv 6!i pfd SS la South Util 7Te pfd S3'.; la South Util 6?i pfd S3 Minnesota P L Tx pfd S9B Northern St power 7Tc pfd .... 82^ Northern St Power 6Tc pfd .... 72 1 ,s N W Bell Tel 6K"S pfd 116% N W St Portland cement .... 25 P.ath Packing 7Tc pfd 101 Rath Packing 6^ pfd 100 Sioux City Gas Elec 7% pfd SO United Lt Rys 7% pfd 79S United Lt Rys 6.36S pld .... 73 United Lt i Rys 69i pfd 72 Western Grocer pfd 83 Western Grocer com 7}i Asked 13 10 u 27 2.1 ·in 44 71 V 6? B7 9:1 SS S6'.i SS 61 S'Jii 74 118 2S 104 101 S2 SI 7."i 71 S5 Residences Are Sold. ALLISON, Jan. 9.--L. A. Spang, ler purchased the Mrs. Orrey Hiil residence in Allison now occupied High ·62! s .3S'i .5-1 '.. -54 li .2S' .27« .26', 11.92 11.00 11.07 10.57 Close 1.04 1.01 ii .60% .61'* .61 »s ..-·! U .54 \'n .51 Ti 10.9,-j 11.15 11.25 11.05 15.75 OMAHA GRAIN. OMAHA. Jan. 9. ^p--Wheat, No, 1 dark hard S1.21!i; No. 2 hard Sl.loVKfl.17. Corn, No. R white 57c; No. 5 yellow 53@ 5Sc: N'o, 4 mixed 54 J ,-jc: No. 5 mixed 53c. Oats, No. 3 white 26@26',ic. KANSAS C1TV GRAIN. KANSAS CITY. Jan. 9. I'.T. 1 --Wheat 47 cars; unchanged to 2c lower; No. 2 dark hard nominally S3.0S?-i@1.2S?i.' No. 3 nominally S1.07'AS1.27=i; No. 2 hard S1.16®1.20,4: No. 3 nominally $1.07%@1.27»i; No. 2 red nominally Sl.07@rl.lltt: No. 3, tl.07@1.08. Corn 22 cars; U-l'Ac lower; No. 2 white ofii73^c: NO. 3, ee^tffegn^c: NO. 2 yellow j4V-fr66c: No. 3, 62 I -2@65 ) ^c; No. 2 mixed 6Z«63c; No. 3. 605i61',ic. Oats 1 car; unchanged to lie lower; No. 2 ,'hite 29»;(u,31VlC! No. 3, 27Vi@30',ic. MINNEAPOLIS STOCKS. MINNEAPOLIS, Jan, 9. ;.P closed First Bank Stock 15S. Northwest Banco ll 1 ^. MINNEAPOLIS GKALN. MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 9. LV~Wheat 12' cars; V-c lower; cash: No. 1 heavy dark northern spring 60 Ibs. $1.30%@1.3B%: No. 1 dark northern 59 Ibs. S1.28ji@1.35;J; 58 ibs. 51.26:'s@1.34;i; fancy No. 1 hard Montana 14 per cent protein £1.26!s@:L20"s; to arrive 51.25 ;i«iil.2S 7 / 3 : srade of 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter $1.06 ;i@ 1.157s; to arrive 51.05%@1.14T'g; hard amber durum No. 1. S1.13%«n.28S«; N". 1 red 87'Sc; May sl.OSTi; Juy $1.03',i; September 92'^c. Corn, No. 3 yellow 57{559c. Oats, No. 3 white 26 1 /^@29^:C. Eye, NO. 2. 51%«53c. Senator Carey Says AAA Decision Dooms Townsend Program WASHINGTON, Jan. 9.--The supreme court's AAA decision makes congressional enactment of the Townsend old age plan unconstitutional according to Senator Robert D. Carey of Wyoming. He said the court's decision left no doubt that the provisions of tie Townsend plan were in direct conflict with the constitution. "Decisions of tie Supreme Court," said Carey, "must be' accepted as interpretations of the constitution and considering my oath as a United States senator 'to preserve, protect, and defend the constitution, I could not, unless I ignored this oath, support the Townsend old age pension plan. I feel it becomes my duty, £3 well as others who believe in old age pensions and in the constitution, to co-operate in finding a way under the constitution whereby those who are in need can be adequately provided for." Hall of Northwood Talks at Little Cedar Meeting LITTLE CEDAR, Jan. 9.--A county district organization meeting of the Farm Bureau was held in the high school auditorium Tuesday evening. There were 38 men present from Wayne, Jenkins, Stacyville and Liberty townships. R. M. Hall of Northwood, district chairman of organization, Sad charge of the meeting, assisted by county president, Earl Gerlach and County Agent Martin Fabricious. Stock List AE\V VOHK MOCKS. NEW YORK. Jan. 9. A i r Reduction 1S3 Luews Al Chcm fe -Dye lG8',i Maytag Amn Can 131U Mclvcsy Rob Amo Sm Kcl 61) Mid Cont Pet A T T 15S Mont Ward Amn Tob B" 101 Morrell 23 ^9 r i Divorce Is Granted. HAMPTON, Jan. 9.--C. W. Myers was granted an uncontested by the Spangler family. .T. Francis | divorce in district court here Tucs- AHan has purchased the F. I. New-1 day from Olive Jane Myers. Mrs. bury residence and will take possee-1 Myers was given custody of a sion April 1 I daughter, Margie Pearl, 13. Amn Wat wks Anaconda. Atchison Auburn Avfat Corp B 0 Bamsdall Bend Aviat Beth Steel Bordcns Borg \Vnrn Can Dry Can Pac Case C N W i G W C M S P A P C R I A P Chrysler Col G · K Com Solv 3omwlth Sou Con Gas Cons Oil Cont Can Contl Oil Del Corn Prod Curt Wright Deere pfd Du Pont Gen Elee Gen Foods Gen Mot Gillette Goodyenr III Central Int Hnr Int Nick Can I T T Johns Man Kennccou KrCPKE Lib O F Murray Corp Nash 67 % Natl Bis 43-li Natl cash Reg ·ti Natl Dairy Natl Dist Nat Pow 4 Lt 22 tt N Y Cent S- 1 .!! Nor Par Oliver Farm J C Penney Penn R R Phillips Pet R C A Rep Steel Roy Tob B Sears R'»c She!! Un Sou Vac Po Par; Ktnn Brand? S 0 C»l S O Ind S O N J Stew Warn Stone Web Studebakcr Swift t Co Tex Corp Tex Gulf Sul Tim Roll Hear') Un Garb Un Pac Unit Air Unit Corp 20% Unit DniR t-'iii u S Rubber 33Ti U S Steel P.S'.i Warner Pix 2fl',i West El M 23T» Woohvorth 4816 18 66 SS ',i J.'i -- '.'s S3-;; 36% 72 ·1^ 140 39 3.'. !i . r )R Ifi^l 20 ^i 37% 51 ',1 18 i 17 % 21 -X 30 11 "i 26% 28 'A 75 ! .|; 31 li :ui "j 1:1 1; 11 'A 53 li 1G ·lO-'i 37 53 H 17-U 16=1 954 24 74% 111 27 V, 89 37^ 1054 101.11 53% CHICAGO STOCKS. CHICAGO. Jan. 9. : 10 Cities Service Libby McNeil Midwest U l i l VL Natl Leather 1 'i N a t l Stand 32 Vi Northwest Banco 11 !i Quaker Oats Rath Packing Swift Co Swift Inll U t i l i t y Ind Zenith 33-7i Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office' in Bagley- Beck Blflg. Telephone No. 7 DOW JONES AVERAGES Ind*. ItnilM Clo.«* 45.67 -12.55 Total sales. 3.000,000. CHICAGO STOCK? Butler Bros 7; s Keys St Wire SO Corct Corp T-i Marshall Fields 12 Kalaraazoo Stov 43 U Walsreen Co 34 SEW YORK CURB Am Gas EJec 3S-".i Ford Xo of Can 2,^-"i Am Cyanamid B 33'.i Ford Mo of Eng Am Su Pow Co 3 " : "·-"---- ~ Ark Natl Gas A 37 C G El A ] Can Ind Alk 10 Eisler Elec 4 Bd Share 17 XBW YORK STOCKS \laaka Juneau 3s?i Hupp Motors Ulegheny 3 Is Intl Carriers m Bank Note 43;8 Kelvinator Co .m . For Pow 8 Lambert C.a Am Cry Sag Co 16 Vi Ilquld Catb Cp Am C £ Fy Co 34 "4 Lorillard Oils. 30.4S Hi Walker Co ~32-?i Humble Oil Co tH% Lockheed 7-^ Niag Hud Pow 9-y t Un Gas Co -i',i Un Li i: Pow Co -I'/- RAILS TO FORE IN STOCK MART Activity Is Curtailed After Brisk Show of Trading at Opening. NEW YORK, Jan. 9. JP~Railroads rolled to the fore today in the stock market along with a number of industrial issues. The list as a whole presented a mixed appearance. Activity was curtailed after brisk trading at the opening. Carrier shares advanced in mid- afternoon after some hesitation, taking the leadership from oils, farm equipments and metals, which, however, still showed substantial improvement late in the trading day. Motors and amusement stocks improved fractionally. Aircrafts slipped back. A few industrials had wide upward swings, including Air Reduction, up nearly 9 points. Gains of Fractions. Gainers of fractions to 2 points or so included Santa Fe, Reading, Delaware Hudson, R-K-O. Case, International Harvester, TJ. S. Smelting, National Biscuit, and Standard Oil of Indiana. Losses of around a point were suffered by American Telephone, Consolidated Gas, Douglas, United Aircraft, Bohn Aluminum and Peoples Gas. The late tone was irregular. Transfers approximated 2,650,000 shares. A rise in certain copper products prices appeared to help the metals. Foreign exchanges gained sharply against the dollar. Foreign Exchanges Strong. Strength in foreign exchanges got under way earlier in Europe, after the Bank of France had cut its discount rate to 4 per cent from 5 per cent. There were -also rumors in some financial quarters abroad of a possible further devaluation of the dollar. These were scouted by Secretary of the Treasury Morgen- thau, who joined banking circles here in attributing their origin to speculators. The talk apparently had its effect in speculative market quarters, for the gold stocks staged a. minor boomlet. Oils appeared to be still in the process of discounting the crude oil price increase announced yesterday, and Wall street talk of further firming in the price structure later. Much of the buying was said to have been for cash in this group. Am Pow Lt 9% Am Roll's Mills 32 »i Am Metal Co 2S Am Ra S Co 26 U Amer Tob Co 101 Armour Co Arm Co pfd A l l Ref Bel Hemingway Sest Co Baldwin Loco 3-riggs Mfg Co Bendix Budd MfK Co Burr Add 50 ·H= 25% Mack Truck 3D Mathieson Alk 32 McK Rob pfd 39 McLellan Stores Alex Seab'd Oil M i n n , Moline im 6" Mo Pac 2-? Motor Products No Amer No Amer Avf Otis Steel Co Owen 111 Glass Packard Motor Park Utah Cop Penick £ Ford Plymouth 3 4 * 61 Byers A M Co 21-% Caterpillar Trac 56Vi Proc Gam "terro de Pasco 54 Pub Ser of N J 53U Pullman 1 ) : !'i Pure Oil Co Purity Eakery as R K 0 44 Rem Rand 22=i p.eo Motors 2% St Joseph Lead II 1 ,;. -Simmons Co 144 7% li= 70 1* 45U ·10 : .i IS'l 16 U Ches £ Ohio Chi Gt W pfd CMSP P pld Coca Cola Co Com Credit Com Solvents Coat Kotor Curt-Wri Co A Dist Corp seas 33 So Calif Edison 26% Douglas Airc 55% Sperry Corp Eastman 159;:. st G 4 E Eaton Hr B Co 29W Telautograph 21 \~ 24 22 Vi Elec Auto Lite Tide Wa As Oil Elec Pow t Lt -aj u S Ind Alch Fire'ne Ti Ru'2S U S Smelter Foster-Wheeler Freeport Tex Glidden Co Gobol Gold Dust Graham Paige Gt Nor pfd Houston Oil Hudson Jlotor 30? 49-; Util P £ U A Vanadium Un Gas . Imp warren Bros Western Myld Western Union Worth'n Pump yellow Truck Youns S T Hides and Furs Quotations Furnished by Wolf Bros., Inc., 308 Fifth Street Southwest. HORSEH1DES Horschidcs .$3.00 ·GREEN BEEP HIDES Up 10 25 Ibs. 7 25 10 -15 Ibs .fie More than ftj Ibs 6c Bull hides , , 4c 'Cured hides half cent more a pound. (On above prices a cent higher to wholesale dealers tn wholesale lots.) FCBS Ex. Lge. Ur, Med. Small Mink ST.OO JG.OO 55.00 S4-UO Muskrat 1.25 1-00 .85 .66 Weasel^ (White or far'wn) .. ,50 .;io .20 .1U Red fox (Heavy) .. 2.50 2.00 1.50 l.Ou Raccoon-- (H'vy ordinary) .... 4.00 3-50 3.00 2.50 Civet cat 25 .20 .15 .10 Skunk-(Average prime) .. 1,10 -95 -S3 .60 Slightly higher prices on above lura oo ·hnlesate lots Trapping season ends Jan. 10. Last purchases made Jan. 15. A f t e r that, affidavits require 1 for fur possession. . Curb Market NEW YORK. Jan. 9. f.T 1 )--The curb mar- kct fiad a generally steady undertone today with renewed strength in mininR shares the central feature of trading. Newmont Mining gained more fhan J 3 /-!points. Lake Shore improved a major fraction and small advances were shown in Aluminum Co., and pioneer Gold. Other shares showing modest improvement included American Cyanamid "B", Corn Corp., Creole Petroleum. Childs preferred. Pittsburgh Plate Glass and Pantepec Oil. Some of the utilities ran into profit tak- inp and slid back. American Gas was unchanged and Electric Bond Share around Bond Market ISEW YORK, Jan. 9. (.T't--Realizing in some of the. low priced issues made for minor irregularity in the bond market today. Second grade rails were mainly affected by the increased offerings, ra pans of t^e carrier division, however, the advance continued particularly in loans of New York Central, Frisco, Pennsylvania and a few more. U. S. government loans showed a firm .tone during the early trading with gams of around U of a point in Treasury 2s. 3 n s , 4s and 4Us. Federal Farm Mortgage 3,js rose 3-32ds of a point to 102.28. .Voderate losses were the rule in loans of Alleghany Corp., St. Paul, Consolidated Gas, Erie, Missouri Pacific, Postal Telegraph and United Drug. Italian Government 7s suffered an early decline of more than a point and German Government 7s were offered half a. point under yesterday's finals. Other Important foreign loan? were steady. Produce WOOI. MARKET. BOSTON'. Jan. 9. \.T,'--U. S. department oc agriculture-A persistent demand wa- received for do- nestic wools in Boston. The turnover was ather moderate because of the limited quantities available in many lines. Prices continued Jo show an upward tendency. Fine Ohio Delaine or 61s and f i n e r Ohio fleece wools at 33-34 cents in the grease. Further inquiries were received on medium grades of Ohio and similar fleeces. A number of sales were closed on 64s and finer territory wools at 82-53 cents scoured basis for short French combing and at S4-S5 cents for average French combing in original bass. NEW YORK rRODl'CE. NEW YORK. Jan. 9. (.W--Butter 10.732. ak; creamery extra (92 score) S3~i9 34c! firsts (89-91 scores) 33S?33V=c; other grades unchanged. Cheese 301.352. slow; prices unchanged. Eggs 16,893, steady: mixed colors, refrigerator standards. 21ft21Vic: firsts 20U f f i ^ c ; mediums 17@17%c; other mixed colors unchanged. NEW YORK rOlil.TBV NEW YORK, Jan. 9. .-?J--Live poultry weak; freight prices unchanged. Patriotism is not dead. No town has difficulty finding many who are willing to serve Uncle Sam as postmaster.--Atchison Globe. MASON CITY, Jan. 9.--Cash Quotations t».T B. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts ......... 16c Springs, heavy breeds ........ 16o Leghorn springs .............. 13c Stags, heavy breeds .......... 14c Heavy hens, 4 Ibs. and over . . . .16c Under 4 Ibs ................... 13c Cocks ....................... 10c Turkeys, No. 1. ............... 21c Geese .................. * ..... 12c Ducks ........................ 14c Merchant* Quotations. Eggs, in trade ............ 20-22C* Eggs, in cash ............. 18-20C* Butter. Iowa State Brand ---- 41c Butter, Corn Country ........ 40c Butter, Kenyon's .............. 40c Butter, Very Best ............. He Butter, Brookfield ............ 40c Potatoes, peck ........ 25c and 39c ·EDITOR'S NOTE -- These representative quotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO I'OULTKV. CHICAGO. Jn. 9. LVI -- Poultry -- Live, 1 car. 27 trucks, easy: hens less than -Jte !bs. 22c. 4!~ Ibs. up 21c; Leghorn hens J"c: Plymouth and white Rock Springs aiJ-c, colored 21c; Leghorn chickens 17c; roosters IGc; hen turkeys 22c. young toms 20c, old ISc: No. 2 turkeys 18c; heavy white and colored ducks 23c; small white ducks ISc, small colored ISc: northern geese 15c, southern 14c: capons 6-7 Ibs. 25c. Dressed turkeys steady! prices unchanged. 6.903. CHICAGO PRODUCE. CHICAGO. Jan. 9. (.-P) -- Butter weak; creamery specials (93 score) 34Uc: extras (92 score) 33',ic: extra firsts (90-91) 32'/iffl33c; firsts (88-89) 31%® 32c: seconds (86-87) Sic; standards (90 centralized carlots) 32^ic. Eggs 6.220, steady, prices unchanged. PRODUCE FL'TURKS. CHICAGO. Jan. fl. I.Ti--Butter f u l u r e s closed: storage standards January 31-"ic; storage standards February rU'sC. Eg f u t u r e s : TtefriSTitor slander-is. .Mnu- * r y ' t 7 " - t c ; refrigerator standards. October MURDER UPSTAIRS By ADAM BLISS CHAFFER 43 Janed walked again lo the window and pulled the curtains closer together. Then she went to the door, opened Uiat, faced around and closed it, softly. Her face wore an expression of grim seriousness. When she sat down opposite me at the table and clasped her hands on the walnut surface, I noticed that two of her lovely nails were bitten down to the quick. "No one can hear us, can they?" I shook my head. The walls of the library are very thick, doubly thick with the rows of Morton's books which I somehow had managed to keep. The little jade dagger was near her clasped hands. "It's about my brother, Mrs. Penny. You didn't know I had a brother, did you? I've been wanting to tell you but I couldn't. I couldn't tell anyone here. He's four years older than I am, and a darling." A sob came to her throat, and a tear rolled down one cheek. "And he didn't do what they thought he did--he didn't because he told me he didn't and I'd believe Jerry before anyone else in the world." Another tear fell, and another, but she made no effort to wipe them away. "Who are 'they', Janet? And what was your broUier supposed to have done?" "The police in Seattle. Jerry worked in a bank there, and I worked for a lawyer. Same kind of work I do now. We had been alone since our father died five years before. We didn't even remember our mother--I guess that's why we've always been so close. I know I told you I came from New York, but I didn't. "I've been there, and I know the city, so I said I'd worked and lived there. Mr. Brown thinks I worked for Mr. Hulbert in New York, but 1 didn't. Mr. Hulbert was a friend of my father's, and when I wanted to get away from Seattle, I wrote and asked him if he would say I had worked for him. He was glad to. 1 didn't go to New York. I came here --I don't know why, except that I didn't know a soul in town, airf 1 did in New York and Chicago." She paused and again I asked her what her brother had done. She needed prompting. "Jerry, was teller in a bank in Seattle," she went on, at last. "He was young for the responsibility, but we thought he had a great future. One day, just six months ago, his accounts were found 550,000 short. "Jerry didn't even know about it, because whoever had meddled with them had done a good job of covering up. Well, Jerry was arrested, Mrs. Penny, and he was as surprised as anyone. He was flabbergasted. He never stole a dime from anybody in his life, and he was accused of taking $50,000! The police took him to jail and he was indicted by the grand jury. It was all done so quickly I could hardly get my bearings. "They let me see him once in a while, and he told me repeatedly, every time I saw him, that he hadn't taken the money. But he couldn't get anyone else to believe him. Even the lawyer I was working for said the case was pretty hopeless. He wouldn't touch it. I finally got somebody--but before the trial, Jerry escaped. He'd-told me how he was going to make a try for it--because he was framed and if he came to trial he wouldn't have a chance. He gave me an address to write to if he escaped, and the name he would use. I begged him not to, but I could see how he felt about it. The terrible disgrace and the injustice of being sent to prison for a crime he never committed. "He got away and there was a great hue and cry. Everybody thought he was more guilty than ever, just as I had told him. At first the police came to me, thinking I had helped him escape. I tried to tell them that I hadn't, but of course they wouldn't believe me. They watched me every minute. Opened my mail, tapped my telephone, Mr. Martin, the man I worked for, finally let me go because of their annoyance. "They were sure I'd lead them to Jerry, because they knew how close we were and how much we loved each other. We always went every place together in Seattle. I wrote Jerry under the name he had given me 'and the address, and told him not to write to me under any circumstances. That I had to manage things differently. You probably didn't hear much about the search for Jerry here, because you're so far away, but in the northwest it was a terrible man-hunt. You'd think Jerry had murdered a dozen people in cold blood. "I knew I couldn't stay in Seattle any longer, and keep in touch with my brother, so I left town. I had to plan carefully--I had a little money left over from father's estate --5500, and with the aid of some friends, I got away from the officer who was following me. Even my friends didn't know where I planned to go. I've never written to them since, I decided not .to change my name--it really is Janet Bell--but I wanted to lose'myself for a while so I could see how Jerry was getting along, and find out if I could help him. I was afraid he might need money. "I got a job almost as soon as I landed here with references from Mr. Hulbert in New York. And I came here to live on Mr. Brown's suggestion. I wrote to Jerry immediately, and heard from him by air mail. That was three months after he had been arrested, and two months since he had escaped. "He has a job, under his new- name, and is getting along well, and he's talking again about his future, as we used to talk in Seattle. He was almost crazy because he could not write to me while I was in Seattle. Since I've been here we have corresponded twice a week, long, grand letters', and wondered how long it would be before we could see each other. I was the cautious one. I didn't want to take any chances with Jerry's freedom. The letters would have to be enough for a while, until we were certain Jerry was not in danger. I thought that if things went right that late this summer, when I had a vacation, we might see each other for a few days. That is if Jerry had a vacation, too." Janet sighed, and I touched her clasped hands reassuringly. "As the days and months passed I thought Jerry was safer and safer. I didn't dream anyone in the house knew who I was, or that I heard from Jerry. My letters from him were always waiting for me on the hall table when I got home at night, in plain envelopes. Jerry never put his name or address in his. "If for any reason he suddenly had to change an address, we'd arranged a little code--I had, I mean, in the first letter I wrote him from here. He promised to use it. 'The last letter from him that I found on the hall table last week said he was going to move, and he would send his new address in the next letter. I never wrote him at his office, but always at his home. I looked for the letter Monday night when I returned from work, but there wasn't any for me. I was worried because his letters usually reach me Monday nights and Thursday nights--I think I came to you before dinner and asked if there had been a letter for me. You said yes, you thought so. Remember?" I nodded, although Monday night seemed eons away. "That made me worry all the more, for fear the letter had been misplaced. When I got upstairs about 10:30, I found a note under my door. 1 thought at first it was Jerry's letter, but it wasn't. It was a note from--from Mr. Darien. From the note I realized that he knew my secret. The note said that Jerry Bell's sister was to come and see him the following noon at his office. "Well, I was crazy with anxiety, I burned the note. I paced the floor. I didn't know what to do. Finally, I decided to go to his room that night and ask him how much he knew and what he meant. I couldn't wait until noon Tuesday." (TO BE CONTINUED) AREDALE FARMER DIES SUDDENLY John Bushbamm Succumbs to Heart Attack; Wife, 4 Children Left. AREDAL.E, Jan. 9.-- John Bush- bamm, farmer and carpenter, died suddenly Wednesday at his home west of town of heart disease. Mr. Bushbamm had seemed to be in his usual health. After he went to the barn to do some chores, Mrs. Bush- bamm found him on a bench in the barn. He was taken to the house but died before a physician could get to the home. Mr. Bushbamm, 55, leaves his wife, one daughter and three sons and several grandchildren, his mother, . who lives at Mason City, two sisters and 2 brothers. The snow had drifted the lane to the farm home full, making the roads very Hamilton Cagers Win to Join Leaders of League in Y. W. Court Contests V. W. C. A. LEAGUE STA.MH.NOS W. Deckers 1 Hamilton'* 1 Industrials (I T. N. T » Hl-Tri 1 V. \V. C. A 0 WEDNESDAY SCORE Hamilton's 45: T. N. T. I I . THURSDAY GA.ME 1'. W. C. A. vs. Ti-Tri. I'ct. 1.000 1.000 .uuo 1,00 .(Kill .'100 Hamilton's joined the lop-rankers in the Y. W. C. A. basketball league Wednesday night by beating the T. N. T. cagers 45 to 11 in the second game of the league series. Liz Perry, with 20 points, topped both lineups as well as leading Hamilton's, while Ruth Anderson made 9 points for the T. N. T. squad. Americans Expected to Do Utmost to Build Up Fraternity at Olympics CHICAGO. Jan. 9. (IP)--Americans competing in the Olympic games in Germany will be reminded by Avery Brundage, president of the American Olympic committee, that they will be expected to do their utmost to promote good will for this nation abroad. "Americans generally," said Brundage in a letter mailed to every member of the American Winter Olympic team, "with their free and independent ideas, have the reputation of being less amenable to discipline than any other nationals. Please respect the rights of others and observe the rules and regulations set down to insure the comfort, happiness and success of all. You have a great opportunity to build up international good will for the United States." Tulsa Stenos to Oppose Des Moines Girl Cagers DBS MOINES, Jan. 9. «"--The Tulsa Stenos of Tolsa, Okla., national championship girls' basketball team, invade Iowa for a three-game series with the American Institute ot Business sextet of Des Moines this week. The teams will play at Maxwell Saturday night. Coon Kapids Monday night and Hampton. Tuesday night. BUTTER BREADS TAKE TOP SPOT Eunice Cookman Earns Honor in Women's Bowling at Mason City Lanes. Diamond Butter Bread, winning two games in the Women's Bowling league, was the high team of the circuit Wednesday night, with 2,210 pins, while Eunice Cookman had a 442 for three games and a 17-1 high single. Mickey Mouse won a pair from D. K. Lundberg and the Golf and Country Club won the same number from the Style Stoppe. Florimel Beauty Shop was beaten by the Butter Breads. The Thursday night games announced in the league schedule'will not be bowled. * * * A pair of special matches, witn Phillips 66 of Algona meeting the Tyler-Ryans on Alleys 7 and 8 Thursday night, and Austin, Minn., rolling a. series with the International Motor Trucks on Saturday, will be included in this week's schedule. WEDNESDAY'S SCORES. FLORIMEL BEAUTY SHOP. R. Hall Faktor Bailey Bushgens Nevememan 94 143 119--356 75 161 128--364 87 150 97--334 48 107 85--240 128 162 124--414 Actual Pins 432 733 553 1708 Handicap 96 96 96--288 Total Pins 528 819 649 1956 DIAMOND BUTTER BREAD. M. Hall 162 134 119--415 CooKman 119 149 174--442 Berneman 136 102 114--352 Shaner 157 101 15l--409 Glanville 121 115 122--35S Actual Pins 695 601 680 1976 Handicap 78 78 78--231 Total Pins 773 679 758 2210 STYLE SHOPPE. Doe 100 100 100--300 MacGowan S2 101 127--310 Ditzler 91 113 132--3",6 Doe 100 100 100--300 Erickson 99 10 159--368 Actual Pins Handicap Total Pins 472 524 618 1614 92 92 92--27o 564 616 710 1S90 GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB. Jandresitz 105 150 154--409 Doe 100 100 Morovec Doe Doe Actual Pins Handicap 100 100 108 100 100 100--300 133--341 100--300 100--300 Total Pins 503 558 589 1650 73 73 73--2J.9 576 631 662 1S60 Player: Wolsndk Uouchcrty Bomber . . Schemmer Stephnn . . I). K. LUNDBERG CO. 1st and :lrd Tn. 120 Hi :u:t 1.19 113 441 89 air. 126 341 Actual I'lns 68! 613 578 1B7S Handicap 83 80 83 267 TOTAL TINS 714 701 667 Flayers-- Yondu Mick H. GlnnvHlc .. Seel Jones Actual Pina Handicap . . . 5UCKEV MOUSE Jst '2nd 3rd To. .. 133 KG 116 341 .. 112 140 138 :'«ll .. 113 131 112 .136 .. 133 140 128 407 .. 13!) 108 136 383 B42 60S 630 1H77 103 103 103 303 TOTAL PINS 745 708 733 2186 Boxer Seeks 200th, But He Doesn't Mean Kayoes ST. PAUL, Jan. 9. JB--Young Jack Gibbons seeks his two hundredth--and not a box fight victory either. It's the two hudredth bowling pin he desires to knock over in one game on the alleys. Gibbons, light heavyweight, is taking up bowling seriously as a sideline training stunt while home from campaigning. He hit 188, 175, 165 for his best mark. He has bowled only two weeks. You wonder how a woman on the back seat can direct the driving, but she can always see through her husband.--Dubuque Telegraph-Herald. Livestock Auction! EVERY SATURDAY Weather and roads permitting, will have our usual run ol cattle, hogs and sheep on Saturday of this week. Have now consigned a lot of butcher stuff, stock cattle and odd lots of cattle. Also a lot of Boars of different breeds. Remember, we have one of the most modern barns in the state--a good place to care for stock, and guarantee a square deal to both buyer and seller. Will have some choice bred sows. Consign any livestock you have to our market. You will like our method of handling your stock. Horse and Mule Auction Every Tuesday! We sold 101 head of horses and mules in our sale Tuesday, with the trade the best since last spring. We had a lot of good young mares and several matched teams. We will have 100 head next Tuesday--with a horse for every job. Consign any land of a horse you have to our Tuesday Sale. We always have Buyers for all kinds. MARVELSALESCO. WEBSTER CITY. IOWA

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