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EIGHTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JULY 25 M 1935 CLEAR LAKE NEWS Missouri and Iowa Cities Represented Hpuseparty of Girls Being Held This Week at Lake Cottage. CLEAR LAKE, July 25.--Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Missouri are represented by lake vacation- ists. Mr. and Mrs. John Quard, Cedar Rapids, have moved into the Palmer cottage on South Third street for an six weeks outing. ' Mr. and Mrs. Arnold and son, William of Sioux City, are spending several weeks outing in the Lake Breeze cottage at 415 North First street. Mr. Arnold is 'superintendent of schools at Sioux City. A group of girls from Missouri are vacationing this week in the Davenport cottage on West Jefferson street. The personnel of the group includes Lola Belle Seutter- lin, Marysville, Mo.; Ella V. Spoonemore, Audrey Nelson, Martha Beedie, Vivian Ross and Katherine Ralston, all of Ravenwood, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Shea, Des Moines, returned to their home after a few days' visit 'at Clear Lake where they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. City. L. Ade, Mason ROY COE IS HOST TO EVENING PASTIME CLUB The Evening Pastime club met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Coe Wednesday evening at which time high score in five hundred was given to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Doescher, consolation to Mr. and Mrs. Dean Pedelty. Guests of the club were Mr. and Mrs. Pedelty, Mrs. Hewitt, Mrs. H. Coe. and Mrs. Dippold. A lunch was served at the close of the P.G.E, HOLDS LAKE PICNIC 35 Attend Annual Affair Which Includes Ball Game, Swimming. CLEAR LAKE, July 25.--About 350 People's Gas and Electric company employes and their families held their annual picnic at the Morrison camp on the south shore Wednesday afternoon. All employes were dismissed at 1 o'clock for the afternoon's entertainment. A number of supervised games were held for the children for which prizes were presented. The service and storeroom men downed the business office in a ball game which continued most of the afternoon. Swimming and boating were also afternoon diversions. All members brought their own lunches and drinks and ice cream was furnished by the company. HOG PRICES DECLINE AS SUPPLIES EXPAND Produce MASON CTTL, July 25.-Cosh Quotations by E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts 19c Springs, 1935 12c Leghorn springs lOc Heavy hens, 4% Ibs. and over. .12c Light hens 9c Cocks 8c Merchants Quotations, Eggs, in trade 20-21c* Eggs, cash 19-20c* Butter, Plymouth 30c Butter, Clear Lake 28c Butter, Very Best 30c Butter, State Brand 30c Butter, Brookfield 27c New Potatoes 25c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations were obtained by calling several downtown grocery stores. Cedar Rapids Pastor Is New E. L. Staff Member CLEAR LAKE, July 25.--Dr. A. A. Brooks, Cedar Rapids, is a new member of the faculty of the Epworth League institute at Methodist c a m p this week. Ed Rogers, camp bugler of Mount Verndn, speaks of him saying, " T h i s man Brooks is certainly a good talker. I grant I haven't heard the Sermon on the M o u n t a l l through, but in Dr. Books' talks about it in his ler will be hosts to the group on Aug. 28. * + * CALIFORNIA WOMAN FETED AT PARTY Mrs. P. T. Jensen entertained two tables of bridge as a courtesy to Mrs. R. R. Krenz of Arcadia, Gal., formerly of Buffalo Center, Wednesday evening. Mrs. Charles Pinckney received the prize for high score and Mrs. Oscar Peterson the consolation. A guest prize was presented to Mrs. Krenz. Refreshments were served at the close of the evening. * * * MRS. ANDERSON TO BE HOSTESS TO UNIT Mrs. J. S. Anderson will entertain members of the Christian Workers at her home Friday afternoon. Mrs. W. Woodiwiss will be the lesson leader. evening. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Won- class by that name, if we do not get our houses founded on the rock, it's our own fault." Dr. Brooks serves the large St. Paul's church at Cedar Rapids which this fall is to be host for the Upper Iowa annual conference. NKW YORK PRODUCE. NEW YORK. July 25. «·--Butter, 15,734. unsettled, creamery, extra (92 score) 23% ®24e; firsts (S8-B1 scores) 22%©23»ic; other grades unchanged. Cheese, 190,228, steadier, prices unchanged. Live poultry unsettled. By freight: Fowls 154t18c; other freight prices unchanged. Eggs, 12,230, firmer. Mixed colors: Special packs or selections Irora fresh receipts 26@30c; standards and commercial standards 25?l(rp26c; firsts Zlc; mediums, 4C Ibs., 23c; other mixed colors unchanged. CHICAGO POULTRY. CHICAGO, July 25. (.TV-- Poultry, car, 1 car, 44 trucks, steady; hens and less , more than live. .1 Ibs. Ibs. 16c; Leg- . horn hens 13^c; Rock fryers 17©18c, colored IS'/ic; Rock springs 20c, colored 17c; Rock broilers 15%Q'16c, colored 141-jc; Leghorn chickens 2 Ibs. up 15c, small 14c; bareback chickens 13®14c: roosters 12%c: turkeys Ilffll4c: old ducks 4*i Ibs. up lOVi-c, small lOc; young white ducks 4K IDE. up 13c, small 10'Ac; small colored ducks lOc; old geese lOc. young 12c. Butter, 13,325. steady: creamery, specials (93 score) 24^ f^2S 1 Ac; extras (92) 24ViC: extra firsts (90-91) 2 3 U f f l % e ; firsts (8869) 22i$22Ue: seconds (86-87) 215J2H4c standards (90 centralized carlots) 24c. Eggs, 10,993. steady, prices unchanged. TRENDS MIXED IN STOCK MARKET Late Tone Irregular, Some Traders Deciding to Take Profits. NEW YORK, July 25. #--Stock market trends were mixed today as some traders decided to go home with at Jeast a'part of their recent gains. Against a number of scattered soft spots, selective buying pushed up other equities substantially. Many new highs for the year were registered- before easing tendencies appeared. Coca-Cola got up five points and advances of fractions to around a point were shown by Johns-Manville, Goodyear, Inland Steel, Consolidated Gas and North American. A loss of 2 points was suffered by corn products. Most of the alcohols, steels, motors and mines were moderately . lower. The late tone was irregular. Transfers approximated 1,250,000 shares. Stock List NEW YORK STOCKS. NEW YORK. July 23. /IV- Flnul Quotations. Air Reduction 148 Allegheny l 1 ^ Al Che Dye "S % Am Can 140 Am . For Pow 4% Am Pow Lt 4% Am Sm Ref 42% Am Steel Fdrs 18% Am Sugar A T T Am Tob B Am Wat Wks Anaconda Atchlson All Ref Auburn Aviation Corp 54 'A 120 K, 97% 10 » l«!t 53 S 22 S 21% Curb Market PRODUCE FUTURES CHICAGO. July 25. (/T)--Butter futuresclosed: Storage standards. Nov. 24"sc. Egg futures: Refrigerator standards. Oct. 25 Vic. Cheese futures: Single daisies, Nov. 14--^c. Brookfield, Mo., for a visit with the Charles Gorey family, who accompanied her back to the lake. Miss Ruth Watts, daughter of Mrs. H. E. Watts, North Fourth street, who attended the national convention of the Business and Professional Women's club at Seattle, Wash., has left by ooat for Alaska! She will also visit at California 025 her return trip. Business Notes By HCKEB TAPE NEW YORK, July 25. (51--Curb market orlce changes were moderately mixed today with profit taking apparent In some of the Issues which have recently shown the largest advance. Some of the utilities moved U|t [lightly, but mining shares were listless and scattered alcohols sagged. Gains of fractions to around a point were shown by American Gas, Creole Petroleum. Electric Bond and Share, General Fireproof- Ing, General Tire and Rubber, Interstate Ho- flery. Parker Rust Proof and Wright Har- greavea. Similar losers included Aluminum oC America, American Cyanamid "B 1 ," Hiram Walker, consolidated Gas of Baltimore, New Jersey Zinc and Sunshine Mining. Bond Market EDE1V FARM CLUB TO CONVENE AT WOODS The Eden Farm club will meet Friday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wood east of Clear Lake. A program is being arranged by Ed Toresdahl and Pearl Hickok families. Clear Lake Briefs Kitz Hotel, Bayside. ph. 37F3. W. A. Drew, salesman for McLaughlin's Coffee company, Emmetsburg, was a business caller at Clear Lake Wednesday and Thursday. He is a former Clear Lake resident. Free fish fry with your beer Fri., 8 p. m. till 1. Willow Inn, Ventura. Koyal Neighbors will convene at the I. O. O. F. hall Thursday night Thomas Millard, Chicago, research engineer, left after a visit with his sister, Mrs. Roscoe Miller East State street. ' Mrs. I. T. Parkhwst and son, Bobby, of Grundy Center, are house- guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Knutson, North Second street, over the week-end Mr. and Mrs, Frank Foster left Thursday morning for a month's visit with their daughter, Mrs. E. Gk Cheney, at Froid, Mont. · Mr. and Mrs. George Sullivan, Des Moines, plan to spend the week-end in Clear Lake with Mr. Sullivan's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Sullivan, North Second street! The visitors are now vacationing at the Minnesota lakes and in Minneapolis. Mrs. Eugene Hoffman and son, Chicago, plan to leave Friday morning for their home after a week's visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Foster, North Second street. Mrs. Hoffman will be remembered in Clear Lake as Elva Foster. The Misses Mildred Alter and D o r o t h y K r a m e r , both of -Des Moines, are houseguests this week of Miss Lillian Alter, West State street. Miss Alter is a cousin of Lillian Alter. Miss Edith Okerberg, Marathon, is visiting several days with Clear Lake friends. She is a teacher in the Lincoln school. F. F. Wing of Woodward caught a 9 pound catfish near the island Wednesday. Miss Aileen Blackwell, 1 Cedar Rapids, is vacationing this week with her mother, Mrs. Iris Blackwell, West Second street. Miss Blackwell is a former resident of Clear Lake . Mr. and Mrs. F. P. WalUer and son, Bob, left Wednesday for a few weeks' trip to Yellowstone National park. Nancy Jane is the name given to the infant daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Garlock, East Main street, July 18. Mrs. C. M. Johnson has returned from Brookfield, Mo., where she wag Injured in the Mel Ver Heist auto accident which proved fatal to Mrs. Ver Heist. Mrs. Johnson suffered a broken ankle, arm burns, cuts and bruises. She stopped at Clark Denies Petition i of Mrs. Peterson in I Clear Lake Divorce CLEAR LAKE, July 25.--Mrs. Lena O. Peterson's petition, asking that the divorce decree awarded her husband, A. R. Peterson, early this year be vacated, was denied by Judge Joseph J. Clark Wednesday. Mrs. Peterson moved to set aside the divorce decree last April, claiming that she had not been served with .proper notice of the filing of the action and that she was forced to sign some papers which she later discovered were the acceptances of service and a property settlement _ Testimony at the trial of the action to have the decree vacated failed to support Mrs. Peterson's allegations, according to the finding of the court. E. R. Boyle of Clear Lake represented Mr. Peterson in the trial, while L. R. Boomhower of Mason City, Ira Jones of Clear Lake and the firm of Bekke and Sinclair of Minot, S. Dak., appeared for Mrs Peterson. A striking exhibit of broad public buying or merchandise turnover, is embodied in the current sales figures of Sears, Roebuck and company, which not only are running far in excess of last year and establishing the best levels since 1929, but actually are going contrary to the usual seasonal tendency. Sears' is, of course, the largest organization of its kind in the world, and its volume affords an excellent cross section of national buying tendencies, inasmuch as It embraces both the rural and urban demand. Chain stores, which include about three score of larger units in the department store class, and two leaser or more specialized groups, now account for approximately half the business of the company. The remainder comes from the mail order division, which always has been considered a direct reflection of farmer purchaser. The goods cover almost everything from pins to furniture. CHARGES FILED AGAINST KILLER Confessed Slayer of 6 Year Old Dubuque Boy Pleads Not Guilty. DUBUQTTE, July 25. (/T)--Mario Heinz, 29, confessed sadistic slayer of David Fox, 6, son of Mr and Mrs. Fred Fox, Holy Cross farmers, was formally charged with tirst degree murder today on a county attorney's information filed by County Attorney John Duffv T T ' t f U 1~l!«.l._- _!. .·» . _ J Court Judge P. J. with District Nelson. The sex slayer, through his attorney Robert Kintzing-er, son of State Supreme Court Judge John W, Kintzinger, waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty. Kintzinger was'retained by members of the slayer's family. County Attorney Duffy, however, and the state will demand the full penalty of the law. Heinz was held without bond by order of Judge Nelson. Unless the plea of guilty is changed or withdrawn, the trial will come up in the October term of court. Officers said the . relief worker last night told his wife when she came to the jail to see him, "I would rather be dead. 1 do "Heinz' wife asked him, 'did you - it?'" Sheriff Ryder said. He answered, 'yes.' " ' $12 5 000 Bond Issue Voted at Washington WASHINGTON, -Iowa, July 2,1. (£»--A $12,000 bond issue to be used for construction of a school addition was voted by residents of Riverside independent school district. A $9,000 PWA grant has been approved for the project BURNINGS UP Stewart-Warner corporation earned 82 cents a common share In the first half of 1935, against 43 cents a year ago, but there is no prospect of dividends before September, It was learned Monday. Directors met during the day, but took no action on a payment to stockholders, although it Is understood the matter was discussed. There is no meeting scheduled for August, due to the difficulties of obtaining a quorum, so that the first date at which a dividend declaration would be likely is the Sept. 23 meeting. Net Income of the corporation in the six months ended June 30. 1935, after all charges. Including depreciation, taxes and reserve for year-end adjustments, wag Sl,020.491 compared with $540,260 in the corresponding period last year. Sales for the period were $11,005,560, or 19 per cent greater than the S9,240,684 showing a year ago. CHRYSLER EARNINGS AT HIGHEST LEVEL Chrysler corporation, third largest producer of automobiles, Monday reported earnings for the first half of the year at the best level In Its history, 127 per cent ahead of 1934, and declared an extra dividend of 25 cents a share. Following right through on the record established in the first quarter of 1935 Chrysler hung up another new high in the second three months, with the result tbat net profit was 318,659,309 for the six months ended June 30, after interest, depreciation, taxes and other charges, or the equivalent of $4.31 a share on the stock outstanding. This compared with 58.192,084 or S1.S8 a share in the first half of 1934. The board, in addition to declaring anoth- cr extra, appropriated 57,000,000 to be spent for "rounding out facilities and for plant conditioning and tools," ana added Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., to their membership The extra dividend of 25 cents a share in addition to the usual quarterly payment of that amount, is to be paid Sept. 25 to stock of record Sept. 3 and is the same distribution made on June 23. This will make S1.25 a share In dividends paid In the first nine months of 1935. with the December distribution still to come. In 1934 the company earned S2.19 a share and declared S1.25: in 1933 earned S2.78 and paid $1 and In 1932 paid the same SI a share despite the fact that operations were at a loss. Chrysler has not missed a common stock dividend since payments were firat established in April. 1926. NEW YORK, July 25. OP--Conforming to the patter of yesterday's market, the best action in bonds today was in the utility and Industrial groups. Rails showed a few- minor gains but they were empty qn the active trading interest which centered in them during June and the early part of tac current month. Leaders of the forward movement In utility loans included Columbia Gas and Electric 5s at 92. up l; American aand Foreign Power 5s aat 73^, up K, aand North American company 3s at 101%. up %. Bonds of Missouri Pacific, Western Union, Youngstown Sheet and Tube, Pennsylvania and Goodyear were transferred at slight losses. Dealfugs in federal Issues reached an insignificant volume in the first two hours and quotations were about even with yesterday's closing levels, GOVERJOIENT BONDS NEW YORK. July 25. UP)--U. S. eovern- ment bonds closed: Liberty Fourth 4'.is 33-38 101.15. Treasury 4 "4s 47-52 117.1. Treasury 4s 44-54 112,1. Treasury 3^ s 40-43 June, blank. Treasury 3^ s 46-49 105-1 Treasury 3s 51-55 104 Baldwin Loco E 0 Eamsdall Bcudix Beth Stl Bordens Borg Warner Burr Add Canada Dry ·Can Pacific Case Cerro de Pasco Ches O Ches Corp CM E 111 Chi N W Chi Gt W Chi Gt W pfd C M S P P C M S P P pfd C K I P Chrysler Col G £ E Comwlth Sou Con Gas Cons Oil Contl Can Contl oil Del Contl Ins Contl Motor Corn Prod Curtlss Wr Deere pfd Du Pont Eastman El Pow Lt Fox Film A Freeport Tex Genl Am Trans Gen Elect Gen Foods Gen Motors Gillette Gobel Gold Dust Goodrich Goodyear Graham Paige Gt Nor pfd Gt West Sug Hudson Motors Il'l Cent Int Har Int Nick Can I T T 16% 341,4 25% 44% 16* flO=,i 19% 25 IS 2914 35 116 103Ts 40 V, 23 a 11 li 014 10¥j 2»i 3151 13 30 Nat Cash Be A 17 Vi Natl Dairy Johns Man Kcnnecott Krcsge Kroger Llbbcy O F 01 Llg My B Loews Loose Wiles Lorlllard Maytag McKess R°b Mid Cont Pet M K T Mo Pac Mont Ward Worrell Nash Natl Biscuit 65 li 58% 45 43 56% 7 88 20% 3S 26% 106 ",i 147% 3'.i 16 24 =i 014 Natl Distill Nat Fow Lt N Y Cent N Y N H H No Am No Pac Oliver Farm 26 «, 8T1 17% 37, 17 S 19 1% Oliver Farm pfd 22 21 U 28% 50 Packard Pcnick Ford Penney Penn Phillips Pet Proc Gam Pullman PJ C A R K 0 Kem Rand Rep Steel Rey Tob B Roy Dutch Scars Roe Shell TJnloa Skclly Socony Vac So Pac St Brandfi St G E St Oil Cal St Oil Ind St Oil N J Stew Warner Stone Warner Studebaker Texas Corp Tex Gulf Sul Tim Roll Bear Union Garb Union Pac Unit Air Unit Corp U S Gypsum U S Ind Alch U S Ribber U S Steel Wabash Warner Fix West E] Mff Woohvorth Wrlgley Wrtgley Yellow Truck 4% 75 79% 25% 20% 62% 45 10 16» 54 42 so',; 10 1254 18 ; 15 3% 32 25 46 12 18* 31 »; 49 63% 104 K Cities Service Katz Drue Libby McNeil M W Ut 6 pfd N W Bancorp CHICAGO STOCKS CHICAGO. July 25. (.Tl-116 Quaker oats 1341; 37% Swift Co 1-3* 6?i Swift Intl 33 % Zenith 3« MINNEAPOLIS STOCKS. MINNEAPOLIS, July 25. (JV- Stocks closed : First Bank 11?5. Northwest Bancorporation 5-;. Five Municipal Band Players Give Kiwanis Club Musical Program A program by five artists from the municipal band was presented Thursday noon in Hotel Hanford at the meeting of the Kiwanis club. Participating were C. J. Andrews Carletpn L. Stewart, Bob Bagleyl cornetists; Ray Seney, Jr., trombonist, and Ralph Geer who played the piano. The latter plays clarinet in the band. The program consisted of a solo, "Inflammatus," Rossini, Bagley; "Flocktonian" Polka, Andrews; "Ida and Dottie" duet, Andrews and Stewart; "Triplets of the Finest," trio, Andrews, Stewart and Bagley; "Mighty Lak' a Rose," Andrews, Stewart and Bagley and excerpts from overtures, Seney, Andrews. Stewart and Bag-ley. Chuck Gunderson announced plans for the interclub golf tourney, on Aug. 5. Guests were John Adams of Minneapolis, Herbert D. Temple of Dubuque, Samuel Garvin of Dubuque, W. T. Wagner of Waterloo. W. R. Tice of Sioux City. Bill Hegenberger, W. E. Gildner, Jr., and Hugh Gee. Miscellaneous POTATO MABKET. CHICAGO. July 25. (JPI--U. S. department of agriculture-Potatoes 55, on track 162; total U. S. shipments 558: about steady, supplies light, demand and trading moderate; sacked per cwt. new stock, Alabama Bliss triumphs showing decay 51.10; California long whites showing decay 51.50@1,65; Idaho Bliss triumphs U. S. No. 1, 51.75; Kentucky cobblers U, S. No. 1, 51.3081.32%; Missouri cobblers U. a. No. 1 and partly graded 65c 8-51.05. NEW VORK SUGAR NEW YORK. July 25. (.T--Raw sugar unchanged at 3.20 lor spots. No sales were reported. Futures opened 2 points up but reacted under profit taking. September eased from 2.28 to 2.26 and May from 2.10 to 2.08, leaving the market net unchanged to 1 point advance at midday. Refinsd was unchanged at 5.10 for fine granulated. MINNEAPOLIS FLOTR. MINNEAPOLIS, July 25. t.T\-- Flour unchanged. Shipments, 20.119. Pure bran. 517.50ST18. Standard middlings, sls®18.50. Hides and Wool Quotations Furnished by Woll Bros, Inc, 308 Fifth Street Southwest. HOBSEHIDES Sowehltjes ; 52 50 ·GREEN BEEP HIDES Up to 23 Ibs ,, 4 C 25 to 45 Ibs ,, 3% c More than 60 Ibs. .. 3^c Buii hides 2c "Cured bides bslf cent moro a pound. (On above price half cent higher to wholesale dealers In wholesale lots.) Clear wool «., .22c Ib Burry and chaffy -wool .ISc Ib. Rejects _ ISc Ib Last year's wool ........ISc Jb. Last year's burry and chaffy -wool 15c Ib. WOOL SIARKET. BOSTON', July 25. W--U. S. department of agriculture-A moderate volume of business was continuing mostly on the finer grades of wool. Average and short French combing 64s and finer New Mexican and Colorado type wools were moving at 62-65 cents scoured basis. Some good French combing 64s and fineer territory wools were selling at around 70 cents scoured basis, and this price was being realized also on average 12 months Texas wool. Activity was limited on most offerings of medium crade wools in either fleece or territory lines. INVESTMENT TRUSTS Bid and asked July 25: Corp Tr Sh 2.19 Corp Tr Sh AA Mod 2.54 Corp Tr Sh Accum Scr 2.16 Corp Tr Accum Ser Kod .. 2.54 Dividend Sh 1.36 Maryland Fund 16.46 Nationwide Sec 3.50 Nationwide Sec vtc 1.30 Nor Amer Tr Sh 2.06 1.48 17.SO 3.60 1.41 Nor A m c r Tr Sh 195; Quarterly Inc Sh Selected Am Sh. Inc Super Corp Am Tr A . U S El L P A U S El L P B U S El L P Vtc .. . 2.59 1.36 2.69 3.43 11',2.03 .74 Given Jail Sentence. ALGONA, July 25.--H. J. Weigand, Anita, waived preliminary hearing in H. B. White's justice of peace court Tuesday and pleaded guilty to charges of intoxication. HP was given a seven day jail sentence in the county jail. Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck Bldg. Telephone No. 7 P. M. DOW JONES AVERAGES Inds Rails Utit. 124.43 33.B7 22.26 CHICAGO STOCKS. Bendix Corp 16 T /s Marshall Fields Borg-Warn Cp 44 Quaker Oats Butler Bros 7 Swift Co Cities Service Co 114 Swift Intl Co Cord Corp 2jS u S Gypsum 61 Gt Lks Dredge 231-i Walgreen Co 291 Key st wire 3714 Zenith Co 31 Lib, McN Lib 6% NEW YORK CUKB Am Gas Elec 2914 Ford M of Eng 8? A Cyanamid B 21 Hi Walker Co 25T Am Sup Pow Co 1U Niag Hud Pow 61 Ark Nat Gas A 1% Pennroad Corp 2 As G Elec A % S O Ky Co 21 Dist Corp Seag 21 United Gas Co 31 El Bb £ Share 8% Un Li Pow A 11 Ford M of Can 27% NEW YORK STOCKS Alaska Juneau 15?i Jewel Tea Co Am Bank Note 27% Kelvi Am Beet Su Co 13}4 Am. C Fy Co 21 Am Roll'g Mills 22% Amer Metal Co 20% Am Ea 3 Co 1614 Amer Tob Co 97 % 4 1214 12 'A 46% 36U 4% 15 34 TOP AT CHICAGO DROPS TO $10.75 Losses Range From 10 to 2 Cents on Receipts of 13,000 Head. CHICAGO, July 25. (m--Ho prices declined again today as a re suit of a marked expansion in sup plies. Losses ranged from 10 to 2 cents, sending the top to $10.75, full 25 cents below the $11 peak fo five years established early in th week. Arrivals totaled 13,000 hogs, in eluding 5,000 direct, this being th largest Thursday run unloaded her since the beginning of May, indicat ing expanded marketings coinciden with the decline from high prices according to some market observers The run today was 4,000 above ex pectations and 4,000 above receipt a week ago. Trade was very slow and the top was paid sparingly with the bulk o desirable medium weights clearing at 510.60 and $10.70. The average weight of hogs marketed here con tinues high and the presence of a large number of weighty butchers made buyers extremely independent Strength appeared in the cattle trade with light heifer and mixe yearlings and desirable light steers strong to 25 cents higher. Others were about steady, with some weakness cropping out in the stockers and feeders market. There were not many stockers here. Demand was centered on light yearlings and stock calves selling at $8 downward. Fat lambs were fully steady to 15 cents higher and other sheep classes were firm. Native lambs bulked at 58.25 to $8.50. Receipts totaled 4,000. Mason City Livestock MASON CITY, July 25-HOGS Ten cents lower. Good light lights .. lood lights load lights lood light butchers :ood JiBht butchers . 64 % 13 23 Armour Co A As Dry Goods Bel Hemingway Best Co STiggs Mfg Co Budd Mfg Co Byers A M Co Calif Packing Caterpillar Trac 5314 Coca Cola Co 226 Com Credit 48 Com Solvents 20 Cont Oil 20% Cr of Wheat 38 Cudahy Packing 42% Curt-Wri Cs A 7% Douglas Airc 26-:; Eaton Mfg Co 22'/. Elec Auto Lite 24 % Erie R R Co SIS Flre'ne T Ru 1514 Foster-Wheeler. 15 li. Gliddcn Co 3 n ls Gt North'n Ore 11% Houst Oil (new) 214 Hupp Motor s 1% Intl Carriers 5Ti Indust Rayon 28 3 1014 98 4 33% -tor Co Lambert Co Liquid Carh Cp 32". Loose-Wiles "Bis 40% Mack Truck Mathicson Alk 30% McLeilan Stores 12 Ilex Seab'd Oil 2S Min, Moline Imp 4 Motor Products 34 No Araer Avi Otis Steel Co Owen III Glass Park Utah Cop Plllsbury Flour Plymouth Oil Pub Ser of N J 36% Pure Oil Co 8 Purity Bakery 13 Reo Motors 3 Simmons Co 12 So Calif Edison IS Sperry Corp 11 S O Ind Co 25 Tide Wa As Oil 10 U S Smeiter 106% Util P L A 2',1 Vanadium Un Gas Imp Warren Bros Western Myld Western Union Worth'n Pump Youngs s T 14 «, 39% 17,i 22% APPEALSMAD! Destitute Flood Refugees in Central, North China Facing Death. NANKING, China, July 25. (/B-Urgent appeals for relief descended on the national government today from thousands of destitute flood refugees in central and north China, facing death unless aid was forthcoming immediately. Governor Chang Chung of Hupeh, hardest hit of all the Yangtze river provinces, reported that two-thirds of his province or 46.000 square miles, was affected by the floods. Plagues and banditry added to ;he woes of that province of 28,000,000 people. Although semi-official quarters estimated Hupeh's dead at 200,000, 'oreign relief workers discounted this estimate, asserting this figure arobably would cover the loss of ife in the entire Yangtze river val- 140-160 160-1SO 180-200 200-220 220-250 iood med. wt. butchers 250-290 !ood heavy butchers .. 290-350 iood prime hy. butchers 350-400 ! ood packing sows ... 275-350 Good heavy sows 350-425 iood big heavy sows ,. 425-500 Good tig hy. sows 550 and up (The above Is a 10:30 truck hog market or good and choice boss. The difference In rice is tor short and long haul boss.) CATTLE teerp, choice 1200-1400 teers, choice 1000-1200 teers. med. to good 1100-1400 teers. med. to good 900-1100 teers, com. to med. 900-1100 lelfers, good to choice - deifers. medium to good .... [eifers, common to medium .-- ~ows, good to choice _ ows, fair to good .. 5 3.50- 4.50 ows. cutters 53.00-3.50 ows, canners - 52.50-3.00 ulls. heavy -- ulls. light alves. gd. and choice 130-190 alves. med. to good 130-190 alves. Infer, to com. 130-190 LAMBS earltngs, good to choice 70-90 55.25-5.50 earlings, med. to good 70-8 54.50-5.25 curlings, fair to medium . . . . 53.25-4.25 ulls 53-25 down ambs, good to choice 70-90 S6.75-7.25 Lambs, medium to good - 55.75-6.75 Lambs, fair to medium . Culls Buck iambs 51 less. All truck lamba three pounds dock a lainD No dock on Iambs. Quotations subject to market fluctuations. 56.60- 8.8J 59.45- 0.70 59.70-10.00 59.70-10.00 59.70-10.00 59.30- 9.fiO SS.90- 9.20 58.50- 8.80 SS.40- 8.70 S8.25- 8.55 57.90- 8.20 57.00- 7.90 ! 9.00-10.00 S 8.50-10.00 S 7.00- 8.50 S 6.00- 7.00 5 5.00- 6.00 5 7.50- 9.00 S 5.50- 7.50 J 4.50- 5.50 5 4.50- 5.25 S 4.50- 5.25 $ 3.50- 4.50 5 6.00- 6.50 S 5.50- 6.01) S 5.50 down 54.75-6.75 53.75 down Hog Markets .MIDWEST HOCS HOR prices at midwest Markets Thursday: WATKKI.OO--Hogs lOc lower than yts- terday's close. Good to choice 140 to 180 Ibs. $8.60«f9.75; 180 to 220 Ibs. 59.00SJ110: 220 to 350 IDS. ?8.75ffi9.90; packing sows 275 lo 550 Ibs. $8.05158.75. CJEDAK RAl'IDS--Good hogs 140 to 150 Ibs.' $8.655(8.90; 150 to 160 Ibs. 59.151/i 1 9.40; 160 to 170 Ibs. J9.45(Li0.70; 170 to 180 Ibs. $9.70S ; 9.95; 180 to 200 Ibs. J9.80fu10.05; 20u to 220 Ibs. ?9.90®10.15; 220 to 250 Ibs. 5U.80SflO.J3: 250 to 270 Ibs. $9.60ffli9.85i 270 to 290 Ibs. S9.40iiT-9.65; 290 to 325 Ibs. S9.15®9,45; 325 to 350 Ibs. 58.905il9.15: good packers 325 to 350 Ibs. 5S..10IS'8.75: 350 to 425 $8.30(iiS.55; 425 to 500 Ibs. $8.1098.35; 500 to 550 Ibs. $7.90@8.15. OTTL'MVVA--lOc lower; 140 to 150 ibs. S8.70ii.f9j 150 to 160 Ibs. $9^9.30; 100 to 170 Ibs. s9.30Q9.OOj 170 to 180 Ibs. S9.305H 9.80; 180 to 200 Ibs. 59.60Sf9.90; 200 to 220 Ibs. J9.70ffllO; 220 to 200 Ibs. S9.60fc9.90; 250 to 290 Ibs. $9.306)9.60; 290 to 350 Ibs. J9S'9.30; 350 to 400 Ibs. S8.65SfS.95; packers 275 to 350 Its. S8.49®8.T9; packers 350 to 425 Ibs. SS.30G8.60: packers 425 to 450 Ibs. S8.105e8.40. DKS MOINES--10 to 15 cents lower; 140 to 170 Ibo. S8.60ff9.60; 180 to 290 Ibs. $8.95010; 290 Ibs. up J8.40@9.05; good packers $7.60(5)8.55. AUSTI'--Market 10 to 15 cents lower. Good to choice 180 to 200 Ibs. 59.60 ©9.90: 200 to 220 Ibs. 59.70fi)10; 220 to 250 Ibs. S9.55fp9.85; 250 to 290 Ibs. S9.20SJ9.50; 290 to 350 Ibs. $8.80(5)9.85; packing aows, good, all weights S7.95®8.65. COMBINED HOG RECEIPTS. DES MOINES, July 25. OB--U. S. department of agriculture-Combined hog receipts at 22 concentration yards and 9 packing plants located In In- ierlor Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended at 8 a. m. today were 17.COO compared with 8.100 a week ago and 14,300 a year ago. Very uneven. 5c to 20c. mostly lOc to 15c. jelow Wednesday; trading moderately active at the decline; loading fairly liberal. Good and choice: Light lights, 140 to 160 ibs. S8.70«i9.60; light weights. 160 to 180 bs. $9.394-10; 180 to 200 Ibs. $9.696:10.19: ncdium weights. 200 to 220 Ibs. S9.75S- .0.25; 220 to 250 Ibs. S9.60S10.15; heavy weights, 250 to 290 Ibs. S9.30Si9.85; 290 to 50 Ibs. SS.90^)9.45. Good: Packing sows, 275 to 350 Ibs. $8.40 5-8.90; 350 to 425 Ibs. $S.25«?8.65; 425 to i50 Ibs. $7.90^8.50. LITTLE CHANGE IN GRAIN PRICES Wheat Closes Steady, Corn Fraction to More Than Cent Down, CHICAGO, July 25. UP)--Despite sensatibnal reports of severe crop damage to spring wheat, grain markets wound up today with little net change in prices. Rapid fluctuations were accompanied at times by active trading, but taken as a whole, business lacked volume. Late reactions from earlier advances were associated with unusual lack of general public speculative interest. Wheat closed steady, unchanged to % higher compared with yesterday's finish; Sept.,'86%@%; corn, @% down; Sept., 75%@%; oats, off to 1 cent up, and provisions varying from 2 cents decline to 12 cents gain. KANSAS CITV LIVESTOCK. KANSAS CITY. July 20. (.IV-U. S. depart- nent of agriculture-- HOr-S 1.200; 90 dlred; uneven 5-15c lovv- r, mostly lOc lower than Wednesday's aver- ge; top S10.40 on choice 180 lo 250 Ins.; eslrablc 170 to 290 Ibs. S10.20?i 10.40; eavicr weights scarce; few better grade 140 o 160 Ibs. SS.50S10.15; sows 15-25c lower, lostly J8.63ei9.15, few SO.25. CATXkE 2.500: calves 500; hilling class's of cattle opening steady; vealers strong: tockers and feeders slow; few sales native teers 57@9.25; best held above S10; most -esterns S-MOfi 6.65; some held higher; eifers and mixed yearlings in toad lots prac- cally absent; fat cows S4^?5.25; low cut- ers and cutters 52.75^4; top vealers 57.50. SHEEP 2,000; Iambs 25-35c higher; sheep nd yearlings about steady; top native lambs S.40; others mostly S8S7S.35. LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO. July 25. (.TV-Official estimated eceipts tomorrow: Cattle, 2.000; hogs, 6.000; heep. 9.000. Representative Sales CHICAGO, July 25. (.T.--U. S. department agriculture--Representative sales: HOGS. eavy-- Lights-- CHICAGO LIVESTOCK. CHICAGO, July 25. uIV-U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 13,000. Including 5.0(10 direct; very slow, 10-20c lower than Wednesday's average: top S10.75 paid sparingly: bulk ISO tc 230 Ibs. S10.65S10.70: few 240 to 275 Ibs S10.25@10.50; sulk 300 to 400 Ib. packing sows $9.10@9.25; heavies mostly below 59; medium to good pigs SS.50@9.50. CATTLE 4,000; calves 1,500; light heifei and mixed yearlings and desirable light weight steers of yearling type strong to 25c higher; all others about steady, with grassland short fed offerings slow; stockers and tesders steady to weak, not many stockers here: demand still centering on light yearlings and stock calves selling at $8 downward to $6.7o; few stock calves S8.50; cows steady to 15c higher; bulls fully steady; largely a cleanup market; little beef here. SHEEP 4,000; active; lambs fully steady to 15c higher: other classes firm; native lambs S8.255?8.50; practical top at outside; choice 90 Jb. Washingtons 58.50; merely good 77 Ib. yearlings .56.25; native ewes S2@3.25. SIOUX CITY LIVESTOCK. SIOUX CITY. July 25. (.TV--U. S. department of agriculture-CATTLE 1.500; steany to weak; fed steers and yearlings salable above S10; plain short fed and grassy ss down: few choice fed heifers held above 59.50; beef cows largely S4.25GT5.50: low cutters and cutters S3.50S' 4. HOGS 4,500: slow; 10-25c lower: early top 510.30; better 180 to 240 Ib. butchers J10.ll ®10.30; 250 to 300 Ibs. $9.75«H0.25: 317 Ibs. S9.25: 140 to 180 Ib. lights S9.50'irl0.15, sows SS.75TI 9.15; feeder pigs S9.50fi'9.75. SHEEP 2.000; no early action on native lamhs; 79 Ib. Idaho lambs' 5S.15; 326 Ib. Idaho breeding ewes S3.50. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK. SOUTH ST. PAUL, July 25. i.T-- U. S. department of agriculture-CATTLE 1.500: supply slaughter steers limited: asking strong: desirable light weights held around S8.50W9.50: heifers $5,50^9.50; low cutter and cutter cows 53 SJ3.75: beef cows S4W5; bulls S4.25'J5.25: stockcrs weak to 25c lower: good light weight stocker steers S6.25: common to medium 54^3.75; calves 900; steady to strong: good to choice S6ST7: tnrowouts S3.50 Sr5. HOfiS 1.600: tround 15c lower; better 175 top $10.25; 240 to 290 weights down to S9.35 to 2SO Ibs. $10910.25 Ibs. $»,50(frl»; heavier .. _ _ . or less: good 275 to 425 ib. sows 58.7599: bip weights down to SS.50; pigs scarce. SHEEP 1.8(10; fat lambs 25c higher; bulk 81 to 04 Ib. range lambs SS: average 67 to 74 Ib. lo feeders S6.75: choice doubles 105 to 112 ibs. S6. O.MA HA LIVESTOCK. O M A H A . July 25. O*-- U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 4.500: aclive at 10-25C lower; ISO tu 2.50 Ibs. S10.23';? 10.35; top 510.35; 250 to 280 Ibs. SI0.15S 10.35; 150 to ISO ibs. 58.75* 10.35; good packing sows 59^' 9.15. CATTLE 2.700; calves 200; steady to strong; yearlings and light steers SS.50^11; good to choice heifers SS.257r 9.75: beef cows 54^5.50; cutter grades 53^3.7'i; medium bulls S3j--5.SO: light kinds S4.2.V-14.7.'.; 'ew heavy bulls S5.75; choice slaughter vcai- ·rs SSfiS.50. SHCEP 5.000: opening bids and Kales of ·an^c lambs' S7,tiO s. 15; ported n a t i v e lambs IP to 5S: fed clipped lambs 57: ewes down S3.25: good and choice ranpe feeding ambs eligible SS^S-rr 6.60. 380 310 280 245 22S 208 1180 1060 863 964 875 1390 1223 910 870 9.50 9.90 10.15 10.55 10-45 10.55 10.65 47 192 63 184 56 175 43 164 Light Lights-38 152 24 145 10.65 10.50 10.40 10.25 10.00 9.85 CATTLE. Heifers-11.10 21 786 19 S30 10.75 10.50 10.35 9.S5 9.65 S.75 S.OO 6.2: 7.15 S10 16 2 Cows-3 1210 8 1040 771 Range Lambs- 720 90 Native Lambs- 3-s SO 73 79 Gl 7fi 36 74 11 85 13 81 13 11 SHEEP. Yearlings-- S.50 64 77 30 73 8.50 Slaughter Ewe. 8.50 5 121 S.25 7 131) S.25 5 156 7.50 4 193 7.25 10.40 9.75 8-30 6.50 6.00 4.75 3.85 3.00 Lomson Brothers Market Letter CHICAGO CASH GRAIN CHICAGO, July 25. C-PJ--Cash -wheat: No. 2 red SSerSSc; No. 1 hard 99c: No. 2 hard 98«c; No. 3 hard 9697V1C: tough. No. 2 red 85iSl87c: toush. No. 2 hard 6"c; tough. No. 3 hard 92Sc; tough, No. 1 hard S8c: No. 2 mixed SOc. Corn. No. 1 yellow 87 J ,jc: No, 2 yellow 86-i87c: No. 3 yellow S6c: No. 3 white Sfi£:c: No. 5 white 84c: sample grade 72c heating. Oats. No. 1 white 38Kc; No. 2 white 36X:.i38Kc: No. 3 white partly new 35® 37c: No. 4 white 33fii36M:c: sample grade 31 };c: tough and new. No rye. no buckwheat, rio soybeans. Barley, nominal, feed 34®45c, malting 421? D3c. Timothy seed 53.50 per cwt. Clover seed 512ff?16 per cwt. Lard: Tierces S14.47; loose $14.40: bellies $18.05. Mason City Grain MASON CITL, July 25.-Barley 32c No. 2 yellow shelled com, old 73 %c No. 3 shelled, new 72%c No. 4 ear ....._.... 65c White oats, No. 3 THURSDAY GRAIN CLOSE CHICAGO. July 25. (/P-- WHEAT-July Sept Dec May CORN-July Sept Dec May OATS-July Sept Dec. Kay RYE-July Sept Dec M a y _ _ . BARLEY-July Sept Dec LARD-July 14.57 Sept 14.27 Oct 13.85 Dec 12.82 BELLIES-July Sept High .S7% .87', .39% .82 Vi .5414 ·76S .36 .3355 ·46% .49 .S3K less .34 -S .31 ',; .32% .35% .44% .4754 14.55 14.22 13.80 12.75 .83% .7511 .62% .65 it .45% .44% .42 .41' 14.57 14.25 13.85 12.77 IS. 15 13.00 THURSDAY GRAIN' OPEN CHICAGO. July 25. (.Pi- Open Today .85'., · 85 Vs .87 .7614 .63 i .34 i 1 .31 'i ' .MARKET REVIEW Wheat--There were moderate declines this morning due primarily to weakness in Liver. poo! which was affected by the first offer- Ings of wheat from Russia which were at a price of 8S cents cif, England duty included and which were somewhat above parity prices of other countries. The weakness in our market however was short lix-ed and as commission houses bought moderately prices ran up about 2 cents from the eariy figures. They later reacted close to last night's figures. There was strength in the Minneapolis market where buying was general and news from the rust infected areas of the northwest was as unfavorable as it has been in recent days. While the news today was generally bullish, there are many (actors in the wheat situation to keep in mind and we continue to believe it good policy to take advantage of upturns to dispose of long grain. Corn--Commission houses bought a little corn at the opening but later prices reacted and no definite trend was indicated. Van Dusen report said that it was evident that the northwest raised a very good crop °f rye and oats and that corn has been benefited by recent hot weather and its condition at present is generally good. July ... Sept. ... Dec. May ... CORN-July Sept. ... Dec. ... OATS-July ... Sept. ... Dec. ... RYE-July Sept Dec May BARLEY-July Sept Dec .... LARD-July Sept 14.25 Oct 13.80 Dec 12.80 BELLIES-July Sept .44 it ·tTA Mrs. Moody Back, Says She Won't Play in Net Scrap Against Britons NEW YORK, July 25. ()--Mrs. Helen Wills Moody, who recaptured the Wimbledon tennis championship after a two-year layoff, arrived in New York today on the liner Washington and announced she would not play on the American team against a British side in the Wightman cup matches here next month. Close Yes'day .85% .86 .87% .34U .31 Vs .33 .17% .42 .41 .41 14.45 14.22 13.85 12.75 18.15 1S.OO Close Yr. Ago .97% .99 Vi 1.01 Vi .63% .6514 .68',; .44 Vi .45'.1 .70-% .72 VI .72 "4 .55 .57 VS 6.97 7.17 7.30 OMAHA GRAIN OMAHA. July 25. (,Ti--Wheat. No. I dark hard 51.0S; No. 5 dark hard Sic; No. 1 hard 83-yi^99c: No. 2 hard 92c^sl04^- No. 3 hard 906T95%c; No. 4 hard" 85394c- . No. 5 hard 83SJS6c; No. 5 hard smutty 84Vic; sample hard 85c: No. 3 yellow hard S9'/,c; sample mixed 96c. Com. no sales. Oats. No. 4 white 2S}Lc. KANSAS CITY GRAIN KANSAS CITY. July 25. (.-T 1 )--Wheat, 3S2 cars: 1% cents lower to 2V- cents higher- · No. 2 dark hard 98C-R51.0SVJ: No 3 95c® 51.06V4: No. 2 hard 94V.c^S1.02; No B if3 ] .~cf??51.02; No. 2 red 92(5;92V'C- No 3 S9%!S91c. ' ' ' Corn. 9 cars; '.^ cent lower to V cent, nichcr: No. 2 white nom. S7S@S9c; No 3 nora. m ' A f f S S c ; No. 2 yellow nom, S6B 1 87V4C; No. 3 nom. 85®86%c; No 2 mixed nom. S5V4«fS7c; No. 3 nom. 84V4ra86c Oats, 1 car: Vi cent lower to Vi cent up- No. 2 white nom. 32'.i@34c; No 3 Bom 31',i@33c. Denison Rejects Plan to Erect High School DENISON, July 25. (.P)---A proposal for construction of a new ligh school 'building . here lost for :he second time in two years when less than the required 60 per cent majority was polled at a special election. The vote was 471 for and 357 against. Visitors From Texas. SWALEDALE--Mr. and Mrs. Ar- irin Donnci and son. Arvin. Jr.. of Port Arthur, Texas, are visiting at the parental home. .MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN. MINNEAPOLIS. July 35. .rw-wheat receipts gl cars compared to 92 a year aio Market Sc higher. ^ Cash: No. 1 northern J1.093j,®!l.llft: No 1 dark northern 15 per cent protein $1.10'.J Wl.12-;-: 14 per cent n.lOT4@1.12»: 13 per cent Sl.09srai.115i: 12 per cent S1.09%@ 1.11»; fancy No. l hard Montana 14 per cent 51.03:4; to arrive S1-02T4; fancy No. 1 hard amber durum SI.06-H@1.12%; fancy No. 2 hard amber durum SI.05% $1.11%; No. 1 red durum 79-' s c; July Jl.09%1 September 93%c December 91 Vic. Corn: No. 3 yellow 7SV"5 : 80V4c, Oats: No. 3 white 30S(@31-Xc. Are Parents of Son. BRITT--Mr. and Mrs. Earl McVey are parents of a hoy born Tuesday evening-. Mrs. McVey and baby are being cared for at the Forest City hospital. M®ii@ytoL®an ON MASON CITY PROPERTY Investment Department FIRST NATIONAL BANK Mason City, Iowa ! I i !/ i¥: ·' #1 ··41

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