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16 MASTER FARMER HAS MODEL HERD NEAR M'GREGOR Kinsley Operates Farm on Stock Share Basis With 2 Tenants. 1 MCGREGOR, Feu. 9. G. Kinsley, a businessman, turned farmer, has made of the "Switzerland of Iowa" perhaps the finest dairying sectio'n in ithe state. ' Long before he sold out the hardware and · implement business he started in Monona In 1894,- Kinsley developed the purebred Jersey cattle herd from which has come the breeding stock for most of the Jersey cattle in northeast Iowa. His herd has.been the model after which his neighbors have patterned. In 1918, they joined with him to organize the McGregor Cow Test association before any of the other four most northeasterly counties Jjas started such a body. Aided Creamery Organization. Largely thru Kinsley's work, his neighbors say, the association now has eight sister organizations In Clayton county. In addition, Kinsley has been president of the McGregor Farmers Co-operative creamery association since he helped organize it eight years ago. It was back in 1901 that -Kinsley and his brother purchased the old · home place. 'They operated it with hired help as Kinsley devoted Ma major attention to his Monona store and his brother. traveled as a salesman. It was on that farm, however, that Kinsley sponsored the purebred Jersey herd as the basis of his future farm operations. The herd went along when the home place was traded for the present 360 acre farm known as "Mid Oaks," in 1907. The hired help was retained until 1913 when Kinsley sold his business and moved on to the farm four miles southwest of here. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MAD LAUGHTER A Thrilling Mystery Story By,MILES BURTON (Continued From Comic Fare)/ face. "Was this man Clarke a native of Lancashire, my lord?" he asked. "Good gracious, no!" exclaimed Lord Hardway. "He was a thoro- bred. cockney, if I ever saw one. Why?" "It struck me as curious that his brother should have a shop in Wigan," replied Brooks. "Well, my lord, I think that is all I need trouble you with at present. Perhaps you would permit me to examine the safe and the outside of the house?" The Inspector spent the rest of the morning examining the house and questioning the servants. It was not until the afternoon that he returned to Scotland Yard to make his report to the Assistant Commissioner. · "Well, Brooks, what do you make of it?" asked that official cheerfully. "It's perfectly plain up to a point, sir," replied Brooks. "I'd like to ask you a question, before I tell you what I have done, if you won't think me impertinent, sir." (TO BE CONTINUED) SOCIETY NEWS FEBRUARY 9 1931 BALANCE STRUCK IN SWINE MARKET Havo High Camber. Since then he has operated on a stock-share basis with two tenants but he has been largely responsible for building up the Jersey herd. The caliber of his cows, 40 of which are milked daily, is shown by the 814 pounds of butterfat produced by his hig-h producer In 1929. In addition to the milking cows, Kinsley's herd includes around GO other .Jersey'cattle. He raises the young and sells the bulls as breeding stock. The fact that most of his milking cows are animals with their first or second calf has f prevented him from ranking among the leaders in his cow test association insofar as the high-producing herd is concerned. ' His must be a happy group of cattle for native .woodland in which abound carefully preserved springs and creeks, : form. tb.elr grazing "ground. Half of'the 80 acres of tira- _'oer,at Mid^Oaka is a forest reserve '·;:' fronvwnScb."only dead' trees are re:V moved...,Kinsley, who still-"retains "the appearance of a prosperous business- nan, has other claims to leadership among Clayton county farmers. That leadership won his election as · 1930 Master Fanner. He was the first to raise alfalfa, developing a crop when farmers generally regarded it as unsuitable for this rough and hilly country. Since 1906, the Kinsley farm has not been without a crop of alfalfa ex- e«pt two seasons when the stand Was winterkilled. Kinsley also has been a sponsor of liming. Altho his land is not decidedly acid, he is covering all that Tinder cultivation at the rate of about 25 acres a year. The Bilo he erected in 1909 was the first in the neighborhood. His cattle were ac- DK. STELLA MASON SPEAKS AT MEETING At the meeting of the Woman's Missionary society of the Church of Christ at the Y. M. C. A. at luncheon Dr. Stella Mason spoke on India. She described the country and pointed out that altho India is an agricultural country, ranking second nn production of cotton, and altho rich in gold, silver and precious stones, the people are desperately poor. She spoke of the work of the missionaries which she said could not be measured by the number of converts. Wallace Allen sang two songs. U. C. T. AUXILIARY HAVE DINNER BRIDGE Members of the U. C. T. and auxiliary met for dinner Saturday evening at the P. G. and E. auditorium. Covers were placed for TO guests and the evening was spent in playing, bridge with high score pri2;es going to Mrs. Clarence F. Hitchcock and Ben Wanamaker. HOG SHIPMENTS ARE CURTAILED Cut in Bovine Marketings Meets With Little' Response. CHICAGO, Feb. 9. OP)--Shrinkage of current hog receipts was controlled to so fine a point that the market virtually struck a balance. Fresh offerings of 70,000 here included 31,000 billed straight to packers and were 4,400 less than arrived a weel: ago. Outside markets had 89,000, against 100,000 the previous Monday. Holders were insistent on a 'steady price schedule, but initial bids were weak to lOc lower than Friday's average. Trad- Ing got under way slowly, with 160 to 190 Ib. hogs at $7.8o@7.90 show ing little change. Strictly choic lights were held at $8 and above. A further cut in bovine market ings did 'not meet with prompt re spohse · from local buyers. Eastern operators were in search of a limit ed number of good to choice heav steers and local buyers showed /· distinct preference for tne bettc j grades of all weights. However, th 1 "bulk of the run consisted of jus plain to good steers and a poorl proportioned supply o f , she stock Barely steady prices were obtain able for the more desirable steers Calf receipts of 2,000 were suffi cient to supply the existing demand Holders of fat lambs of good t choice quality were imbued wit] decidedly bullish ideas as to price Only 15,000 live muttons were esti mated to arrive and some came in late. Cars reported in the forenooa carried no directs to packers: Hogs closed steady to lOc lower. Caul S25.50, mostly 50c down, and sheep 25 or more higher. credited long before 1922. Has Business Instinct. The businessman's instinct still guides Kinsley's activities. He keeps close records of income and expenses.-Further, he raises from 60 to 90 purebred Hampshire hogs each year primarily as a means for marketing his skim milk. Purebred .alao are his Percheron horses from which he raises annually three to five colts. Of poultry he has none but both tenants raise chickens and one also has a flock p( turkeys. · His annual production of 50 acres of corn has · averaged about 60 bushels to the acre for five years. His 40 acres of oats in 1930 yielded 70 bushels an acre while one 12 acre field netted 91 bushels. Mid Oaks also has 50 acres of permanent pastureland and two excellent orchards, carefully attended. ATHLETIC SHOW SET FOB-TUESDAY EVENING Carl Krieger, Johnny Hines and several others who will appear on the next boxing card at the armory will finish their training- and daily workouts Tuesday evenng at the new K.,C. Athletic club. Member of the club and friends and sport \ fans have been invited to this exhibition. The show is for men only . and will start about 8 o'clock. "KEEP MARINES IN NICARAGUA" General Ben Fuller Says It Would Not Do to Take All Away Now. ·WASHINGTON Feb. 9. Marines should be kept in Nicar agua, in the view of the corps com mandant, aa long as American ol fleers are in charge of that coun try's national guard because of th danger of mutiny. "It would not do to. take all-th marines away," Major General Be H. Puller told the house appropri ations committee during hearing on the navy supply bills, reporte today, "leaving American officer In charge of those Indians, becaus they would he very likely to mu tiny and chase the American offi cers out." The cost to this country to dat of the recent marine foreign occu pations^-Chlna, Nicaragua, Sant Domingo, and Haiti--was set by thi quartermaster general, Brigadie: General Hugh Matthews, at S13 465,228. General Fuller indicated more dif ficulties had been found irr Nicara gua than any of the other countries He pointed out that in the last yea six marines had been killed and twc wounded there. At present the commandant said there are 85 officers and -979 en listed men in the country. Local Hogs MASON CITY, Feb. 9. Bes' sorted light, 180 to 230 Ibs., $6.90 best medium weight butchers, 240 to 260 Ibs., .$6.50; best heavy butch ers, 270 to 300 .Ibs., $6.20;" best prime heavy butchers, 310 to 35( Iba., S6.00; best packing sows, 300 to 350 Ibs. $5.50; best heavy sows 360 to 400 Ibs. ?5.30. Wav ·BUFFALO CENTER 'BEATS BELMOND 5 BUFFALO CENTER, Feb. 9.-Buffalo Center defeated Belmond i23 to 7 Saturday evening at Buf- Ifalo Center. This makes five games ., the Buffalo Center team has won in. the North Iowa league and the 1 team has lost but two games. D · Kiewiet was high with 8 points Dorr and Brody starred for -Belmond. LET US .EXECUTE YOUR ORDERS for listed or unlisted SECURITIES on any Stock Exchange Investment Department FIRST NATIONAL BANK Mason City WAVERLY TO PLAY INDEPENDENCE TEAM WAVERDY, Feb. 9.--The erly and Independence high schoo basketball teams, both undefeated this season, will meet on the Wav erly floor Tuesday- evening in the feature game of the Waverly season Waverly has won ten games whil Independence Is winner in eleven Waverly has scored 284 points to 109 for opposing teams and is a slight favorite to win. Waverly has defeated Charles City, Osafre, Nashua, East Waterlo, Cedar Rapids, Shell Rock, Oelwein, and Clarksville. Klemme Would Pay Health Board Members $10 a Day BES MOINES, Feb: 9. UP)--Members of the state board of health would receive $10 a day for their services, besides expenses, under a bill introduced by Senator »W. H. Klemme of Winneshiek county. LIna Abandonment Sought. DULUTH, Minn., Feb. 9 (.P)--A hearing on a petition to abandon the streetcar line on Park Point, across the United States ship canal in Duluth, will be heard In- federal court here March 2. The streetcar company, thru its receiver, has filer! a petition seeking the abandonment, stating the line has been operated at a loss since 1917. Wilt Attend Conference. CEDAR FALLS, Feb. 9.--A. C. Fuller, associate director of the extension division at the Iowa state teachers college, will attend the teachers college extension association conference at Vpailanti, Mich., Feb. 18 and 19. Mr. Fuller will make a report on a study of the amount of extension work taken Oy students !n teachers' colleges. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO, Feb. 9. (.TJ--U. S. department of aprlculture. HOGS 70.000, 31.000 direct; steady to lower: packing HOWS strong; bulk 1-10-200 Ibs. $T.85?f8; top ?8: 210-2SO Ibi. $7.105? 7.75; ZGO-290 Ibs. S6.80?i7; Pigs S7.50® 7.85; packing EOWB 55.75^6.25. Llr.ht light--good and choice 140L-160 Ibs. $7.85cp8; light weight 180-200 Ibs. ST.80® 8; medium welsht 200-250 IDs. S7.10SpT.80- heavy weight 250-350 Ibs. S5.50fi7.20; packing sows medium and good 275-500 11)3. 55.75 fta.25; .slaughter plga good and choice 100 130 Ibs. S7,25s!8_ · · . CATTLE 17,000; calves 2,000; fed 8t«r and yearlings opening very stow; about 25c lower: slow at decline; largely steer run with yearlings and light steers prcdomlnat Ing; early top heavy .steers Sll; she stock mostly steady; bulls slow, weak and vealcra strong; steers ot value to sell at 57.75010 predominated. Slaughter cattle and vealers. Steera, good and choice GOO-000 Ibs. $3.75 {B12.25: 900-1100 Ibs. S05M2.25; 1100-1300 Ibs. 50.25012.25; 1300-1500 Ibs. $0.250 12.25; common and medium JG???; cows Rood nnd choice 54.50^3.50; common medium 53.50^)4.50: low cutter and cutler $3?£3.75; bulls (yearlings excluded) good and choice (bee'O S4.75t?6: cutter to me dlum 53.50^4.75; vealcrs (milk fed? good and 'Choice 58.50@10.50; medium ST/tFS.SQ cull and common 55^7. Stocker and feeder cattle; , Steers good and choice 500-1050 Ibs. 575? 8.75. Common and medium 55.25^7. SHEEP 15,000; strong to unevenly higher few good to choice lambs early 58.50SJ8.75 to packers: city butchers $9; best held around S9.25: native fat ewes Slaughter sheep and Iambs: T^ambs 90 Ibs. down, good and choice 58.2508.25; medium S7«T8.25: 91-100 Ibs, medium to choice $6.756'u.l5; all weights^ common J5.501P7: ewes, 90-150 Ibs. medium to choice S3fiT4.50; all weight, cull and common $1.20(1^3,50; feeding lambs 0-75 Ib?, good and choice $7.50rl?8. OMAHA LIVESTOCK OMAHA. Feb. D. I,P1--U. S. department of agriculture. HOGS 17,000, 75 directs; slow, steady to lOc. .lower; top $7.40 on 160-170 !b. HRhta bulk 160-200 Ib. light* S7.20ST7.40; 200-225 Ib. butchers S6.90(r?7.25; 225-280 Ib, averages S9.50®0.90; 280-320 Ib. weights S6.255T 0.50; packing; sows mostly S5.75iir5.00: average coat Saturday S8.73. 'weight 250; for the week S6.70, 1 weight 251. CATTLE 7.500; fed ateers and yearlings slow, steady to weak; she stock and bu]l; steady; vealera weak to 50c lower; .stockcrs and feeders in light supply steady; fed steers and yearlings J7fF9; medium weight. 1,108 Ibs. S9.75; weighty steers 1,458 Ibs. S10.25; hcirers mostly 55.755f:6.75: hulk beef cows *4fP5; cutter grades S3@3.75; medium bulls S4iiiM.25: practical ton vealers S8; slocker and feeder steers S6.75Sf8.25. SflKEr 12.000; lambs uneven. 255?50c Wghec; sheep steady; feeders 25c higher: early sales slaughter lambs S8,25®8.60: besl held slightly above $8.75; ewe top 54.50; feeding Jambs I7.50©8; mixed fat and feeders up to S8.25. SIOUX CITV HVESTOCR. SIOUX CITY. Feb. 0. (.n-rV. S. depart ment of agriculture-CATTLE 3,000, calves 100; "slow, few bel- ter grade beef steers and yearlings steady, bidding lower on others; other killing classes little changed; stockers and feeders about steady;, good 1,317'ln, Dullocta on shipping account 510; 1,068 Ib. long yearlings 59.60; bulk short feds eligible around 57.50^8.25; few short fed helfcra S7.25 down; bulk cows 53.75ii4.50; majority medium bulls $4{?4.25; practical vealer top $8.50; Rood Btockers TfiO bs. down S7.5038; some held above SB,50: HOGS, 11,000, 1,000 billed thru; fairly ac- :!ve f uneven, mostly steady; spots weak; 140-200 Ib. butchers largely $7.1a®7.35; top J7.35; 210-220 Ib. weights S7®7.25: 230250 Ib. welghLi $0.0®7; 200-280 Ib. weights J6.30!E?8.70; 290 Ibs. up Se.lOS'n.SO; packlnK sows mostly $5.75®6, few to 56.10. SHEEP 4,000. practically nothing ilone early; asking higher for fat iambs; bc.it wooled offerings held above:' $8.50; other classes nuoled slca/ly; fat ewes salable 54.60 down; best feeding lambs around 57.75. SOUTH ST. PAUf- LIVESTOCK. SOUTH ST. PAUL.. Feb. 0. (.·D--U. S.' department of agriculture-CATTLE 2.700; very slow; -practically lothing done; early undertone weak to lower n most classes;' steers and yearlings large- y plainer grades short feds; bulk salable ·7.50 down; beef cows very dull; some- In- oulry for desirable light heifers; early sales these $6tfT7; low cutters and cutters argely S2.IJOiff3: shelly kinds to J2.25; bulls unchanged; bulk $4 clown; feeder interest gong very slow, with early prospects weak to nwer trade In sympathy with dull fed steer market. Calves 1,800; vealera about steady, ilalner quality considered; good grades .trircly J8;'some f«w down to J7.50; choice fferings mostly $10. HOGS 11,000; generally steady or strong o in spots lOc higher than Saturday. 150,10 Ih. vvel!-hl5 *7.1. r iT/7.N); better grades tly J7.25 n o : 230-2M Ib. weights largely ·fi.Fi5O7.15: JSO-325 · Ib. averages $fi,40?K 65; JOO-HO Ib. weight* «7.50fi8; ions | I $5.50^5.75: average cost Saturday J6.90; weight 220; for week, average .coat SB.sa, weight 236. SHEEP 500; no early sales; few early bids around steady with Saturday or up to ?8.35 on fat lambs; generally asking higher or up to 58.75; today's run Includes 11 cars on tiru billing. KANSAS C1TIT LIVESTOCK, KANSAS CITY. Feb. 0. (/!»---U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 8.000, Including 2,600 direct; slow, weak to lOc lower than Friday's average on 230 Ibs. down; little done on weightier kinds; top S7.60 on 140-160 Ibs.; good and choice 140-150 Ibs. $7.30$7.60; 160-180 Ibs. S7.30W7.60; 1SO-200 Ibs. S7.25S7.55; 200220 )6s. f 7 . i S f t J . S O ; 220-250 Ibs. J6.SOS 7.40; 250-290 Ibs. SG.50ST7: 290-350 Ibs. 50.25 ®6.55; packing sows 275-500 Ibs. 55.40g 6.10; stock pigs, good and choice 70-130 Ibs. 57CFj7.65. ; CATTLE 15.000; calves 2.000; short fed heifers steady to'strong; other.killing classes cattle slow; steers tending lower; stockers and feeders steady; lop 1,235 Ib. fed steers S10.75. Steers, good and choice CO 900 Iba. $7.75®12: 90D-110Q Ibs. S7.75T1 1100-1300 Ibs. S8ffl2; 1300-1500 Ibs. SB.: ®-11.50; common and medium 600 Ibs. u 55@8.25; heifers, good and choice 550-S.j Ib3. 50.50^10; common and medium 550-35 Ibs. S-*.25@6.75; cows, good and choice $4.5 ©6.50; common and medium S3.505?4.5C low cutter and cutter $2.50flT3.50; veale (milk fed) medium to choice S5.50S10: cu and common 53.50rt5.50; stocker and feed steers, good and choice (all weights) S6.5 39; common and medium (all weights) : ®6.75. SHEEP S.OOO; lambs strong to 25c highe mostly 25c higher; sheep steady; top fe lambs SB.50. Lambs, gqod and choice 90 Ib down $7.75@8.50: medium 90 Iba. dow $B.75@7.75; common, all weights $5.50^ 6.75; ewes, medium to choice 150 Ib down 52.7504.25. - LIVESTOCK 1'ORECAST. [I CHICAGO. Feb.'S. (/n-- Official estimnt receipts tomorrow: cattle 7,000, hogs 33 000, sheep 12,000. . Representative Sales · CHICAGO. Feb. S. /T)--Representatlv sales selected by the U. S. department o agriculture-- HOGS. Heavy-- Lights-54 321 3.CO 88 0.70 0.31) G.85 321 302 28B 275 26 T 255 Mediums-73 240 35 238 69 230 32 222 78 215 63 203 Steers-- 7.05 64 83 104 52 ' 16S 30 161 Light Lights-- 197 191 182 ' 178 84 07 89 63 27 155 148 142 13D 1451 1 1127 1010 1374 1550 1212 1275 1330 1275 1330 1333 1072 QIC 910 1012 827 Native l.ambs- 7.10 7.25 7.35 7.60 7.70 7.85 CATTLE. Heifers-29 715 30 781 30 762 19 ' 812 Cow 1047 1210 1062 £12 S12 1 90 131 iao 126 75 29 05 24 80 83 78 85 97 76 72 101 84 98 11.00 .10.50 IO.L'5 10-00 8.00 9.30 0.15 8.75 0.15 8.7S 8.50 7.75 7.50 7.00 C.OI) SHEEP. Fed Westerns -0.15 1500 85 D.OO 850 88 8. 55 240 94 S.7S 2J9 90 S.-ir, 370 88 8.50 Fat Ewes- -- 8.Z5 36 127 S.OO 40 119 7.75 17 ' 143 7.50 09 150 2 185 7.8 7.'J 7.U 8.0 7.9 7.8 7.9 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.S 9.5 8.0 7.0 5.7 6.00 4.7 3.S 3.00 9.15 9.10 9.00 - 8.75 8.50 4.SO 4.25 4.01) 3.75 3.50 Markets * By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Ho|f prices at Iowa markets Monday: CEDAK BArins--Prime hogs: Mediums S6.6. r )'JFe.8S; heavies $6.15«i 6.45; lights 56.85 ^7.05; packers $5.20^5.60. * DES MOINES--8.500; 5 to lOc lower; irlme lights 56.80^7.15; prime mediums fl.40'f£6.go; prime heavies 55.90giy 55- good packers S5-!i 5.85. OTTUMWA--5c lower; 120-150 Ibs.. 54.90; .50-170 Ibs. SG.30T 170-220 Ibs. S6.85; 22060 Ibs. $6.60; 2GO-300 Ibs. 56.30; 300-350 bs. S6; over 350 Ibs. 55.70; good packers :5.50; fair packers 54.50. WATERLOO--Prime hogs $6.50^6.80; mediums SOQiQ.50; heavies ss.60j?G; packers 5® 5.50. COMBINED HOG RECEIPTS. DES MOINES. Feb. 9. l.ll--U. s. department ot agriculture--Combined hog receipts at 24 concentration 'arda and 7 packing plants located In In- erlor Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended nt '10 a. m. today were 65,500 compared with 64,000 a week ago. Receipts moderately heavy; market gen- irally steady to lOc lower, many stations iteady to weak with close last week; bulk .70-200 Ibs. S6.75®7.25; choice llght- VElshts up to 57.35; 230-280 Iba. J6.20® .75; big weight butchers dpvvn to 56 and iccaslonally below. Quotations for good and choice: Light ighti. 140-160 Ibs. S6.701S7.30; light weights, 100-lSO Ibs. S6.755J7.35; 180-200 35. 56.75J517.30. Medium weights, 200-220 bs. 56.70 !!!· 7.25; 220-250 Ibs. S0..15S 1 7.0Ji. Teavy weights 2.'iO-200 Jbs. JO.20^6.65- 2flO- 50 Ibs, 55.90156.35. Good packing sows, 275-350 Iba., 55.50^' .90; 3150-425 Ibs., 55.30S3.70; 425-5CO Ibs. 5S5.-SO. HOG FUTURES. CHICAGO. Feb. 9. [.-!')--Hog futures: Bid- Ing 58 for light hogs and $7.30 tor med- ums to arrive Tuesday: Grade Offered Bid LIGHTS-In rch a. 25 iprll 9.00 8.50 lay 9.00 8.5(1 IED1UMS-- :arch S.TIi 7.30 \pril 8.75 -IEAVIES-- !arch 7.50 MISCELLANEOUS aflNNKAPOT,lS FLOUR MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 9. ,/p)--Flour 15c owcr; in carload lots, family patents uoted $5.20g 5.30 a barrel In 98 pound otton Racks. Shipments 27,330. Bran $1-1.50 "·'15. Standard middlinps $13.50r?14. POTATO MARKET. CHICAGO, Feb. 9, (.IT--U. S. department f agriculture-Potatoes, 117, on track 223, total U. S. ilpments Saturday 1,102, Sunday d; about eady, trading only ralr; sacked per cwt., Wisconsin round whites $3.30© 1.40; few *3'1.50; Minnesota round whites $1,Stiff. 30; Idaho russets No. 1, $1.65tQU,75, /RTI- y st\ade higher; No. 2, J1.35; Colorado Me- lures HAY MARKET. CHICAGO, Feb. fl. C/Vf--Hay, 16 cs.rs mothy $15([f2Q; timothy clover mixed $H 20; Umothy grass, light $12^18; clovur .3^-10; mixed hay $13^19; sample hay and rcahed hay $9@12; a'.falfn, choice No's. 1 nd 3, NKW YORK St'flAR. NEW YORK. Feb. 9. (,n--Haw sugar un- mnpetl at 3.30c for spots; futures un- hanged to 1 point lower; refined un- innfjed at 4,70c for fine granulated. TOI.KT)O SEEDS. TOLEDO. Feb. 9. (.11--Clrwer seed, cash ·meatic old 5H.3Q; new and February $1£; sike cash $13.30; March JM, I WHEAT AND OATS- IN MARKET LEAD Grains Rise Rapidly Helped by Buoyancy in Stock Market. CHICAGO, Feb. 9. (]P)-- Helped by stock market buoyancy, grains rose fast today, with wheat' ana oats attaining the highest prices reached since JanI 15. Sub-zero temperatures in the northwest caused apprehension that a cold wave would · work down into winter wheat territory, and bring about crop damage. A decrease of the corn visible supply attracted attention also, aa the total is now 16723,000 bushels, compared with 17*174,000 a year ago. Illinois points reported corn ottered very sparingly, as feeders continued to pay above the market and truck the corn away Increased movement of wheat from ruial sources was regarded as showing that pro. flucers had decided to clean up wheat while government sponsored agencies would take receipts at the May basis, and that wheat as feed would be replaced by other grains. "' CHICAGO CA%11 OKAIN. CHICAGO, Fob. 9. ;/n-- Wheat No. 2 red TS'/ic; No. i red 76Kc; No. 1 hard 79'/,c: No. 2 hard 78«g7BKc; No. 1 northern spring 79c: No. 1 dark northern . No. 2 dark northern SDS'SOlic; No. 3 dark northern 781ic; No. 2 mixed 78Vic: No 3 hard (smutty) 72c. .Corn No. 3 mixed 62(l{U61}lc; No 4 mixed 60%®02ilc: No. 5 mixed 59',i!fr60c; r.o. 6 mixed 57$ic; No. 1 yellow 66c: No. 2 yellow 65}L®G6e: No. 3 yellow fi3tttt-65c- No. 4 yellow 60^®62%c; ,No. 5 yellow 69?i ©70s: No. 6 yellow 57^4 ®50c; No. 3 whlu- H0!f67»ic: No. 4 while es^jJOGc: No 5 white 63.«63}Jc; No. 8 whJte ! 5S{T61vic. Oats No. 2 white 32U'ft 34e: No. 3 while 33W33Kc; No. 4 white 31U®32c. ·· Timothy seed {8. 75® 9. Clover seed S14ST21.75. Lard 58.20; ribs $10.75; bellies $10.25. Market Notes BY TICKER TAPE "The continued dellatlon of commodity prices evident In the various composite Indexes, and particularly ID metals, Is the chief point ot Interest In tne business situation of the week," aays tne Business Week. "While steel, pig-Iron and car loadings snow a slow upward trend, the uncertainly which the lack oC price stability presents Is likely to check even the present meager volume of orders. The Business Week weekly index of genera! business activity shows a slight further recession compared with earjicr weeks in January, and at the close of. the mon'lh touched 76.8 per cent compared with 78.7 per cent and 80 per cent in the pre- cedeinG two weeks. STKGIj EXPANSION CONTINUES SLOW "The upward trend In the operating rate of steel Ingot plants, tho ' characteristic of the first months of the year. Is so gradual that it is apparent that operators are not expanding more than Immediate demands require. cording to the trade Journals. specifications show slight expansion. The January Ingot tonnage report of the American Iron Bteel Institute which will be available at the end of the week will undoubtedly show some Improvement in the oneratlnp rate of the Industry compared with the low rate of 38.B per cent In December. . nt with Its total of sSiphtly over 2 million tons. Assumlns a rate of 45 per cent for January, 1931. the tonnage can he conservatively estimated at over 2.4 million tons which would be preater than IHnt of the two nre- cEdlni; months, hut in li"e with the usual TPlr.l'oprMn of lhP"T months. MASON CITY GRAIN MASON CITY, Feb. 9.-Barley . . . - . . ; 3g c Oats . .' ; 24c Shelled corn, No. 4 4Sc Ear corn 42c GrainFutures MONDAY OKA IN CLOSE. CHICAGO. Feb. 9. [,T-- Mar. May o l d . . . new. . old. .. new.. July iept VHEAT-- ifar. o l d . . . new.. ilay old... new.. uly Sept OATS-Jar. old... May old... new. . July . ; High .OGV1 .68% .68% .69'.*,-69^, .60!4 .79%' .83% .09V. .69".; .34 .34 14 .3-1 % .33i " ilar. May new. . N old new.... July jARD-- iar flay July BELLIES-.lay . . . . . . . uly ...' ..10.65 .10.75 -79 V, .82 .83 .,4 .67 U ' .33-H .33*1 ·34 ~.33« 8.3.'. 8.-15 10.57 10.67 GRAIN .OPEN. CHICAGO. Feb. 9. (,1J-- CORN-- ilar. old . . . . new . . . Jay old new. . . uly ........ Sept. ...... VHEAT-- Jar. old. . . . new. . . ·lay old . . . . new . . . uly ........ ept ........ OATS-- Iar old. ... new . . uly . ...... HYE -- iar. old . , . . new. . . ilay o l d . . . . new. . . uly ....... Close Yr. AEO. .39'.!, . 1.215; 'Close Yes'd'y. .6751 · 07!4 Close .66 .66 (1 - G S W .69 .69 «. .6911 .79 « .78 ^ .82-;, .83S .09% .34 .84 H .34% .41 .42 -41% 8.25 8.40 8.55 · 10.57 10.70 Open Today. -64ii .6514 .08% .70 ',i .70 Vj .82 '4 .83% .67 U shipments were also smaller than preceding week of Jan. 17, but SIJM1HTT.Y IXJWETl "Our adjusted Index of electric power production declined to 89 per cent of normal comparer! with 91 per cent the two precea- Ing weeks. The decline in consumption In industrial regions appears sharpest in the central states. The report for December, 1930. just released by the U. E. Geological Survey, shows a 5 per cent shrinkage In electric power generated compared with December, 1029. tho this shows some Improvement when contrasted with the two preceding months which fell from 6 per cent to 7 per cent behind the corresponding months of 1929. Production for the year, however, was 1.8 per cent under 1929, hut omitting this exceptionally active year, 1930 compares favorably with every year since IBIS, being 0 per cent greater than 1928 and over twice as creat an the post-war boom year of 1920. Thee slight decline in commodity car loadings was due principally to curtailed coal shipments paralleling the decreased production of this Item. Grain and livestock for MM ^ all other groups showed increases. The two group indicative ot general trade--miscellaneous and merchandise . less-tnan-cartot--showed almost the normal seasonal Increase. Our adjusted Index baaed on the two latter groups declined but fractionally, standing at 74 per cent of normal compared with 75 per cent the preceding week. CHECK PAYMENTS ABE LOWER "Check payments usually reach low level at the close of January. The greatest declines occurred In the smaller communities outside of financial centers, where a 13 per cent drop is reported for the week of Jan. 28. compared with less than 9 per cent In the HO cities exclusive of New York city. This city, In fact, showed a slight increase. Our adjusted Index based on the 140 centers and averaged -with .the preceding week declined from 84 pqr cent oc normal to 81 per cent. "Currency circulation continues to flow- In due order to Ule banks, tho the dally average still runs above 1930. Our adjusted Index for the close of January Is unchanged at 107 per cent of normal." BEAR FACTION IN COMPLETE ROUT Share List Makes One of Its Broadest Advances of Year. NEW YORK, Feb. 9. (P-- The start of the new week in the stock market found the bear faction in full retreat. The share list made one of the broadest advances of the new year, and trading set one of the briskest paces experienced since January. A wide assortment of issues sold up 1 to 3 points, with a few mercurial shares makintr wider ^ains While require. ftv^viutui^ iu me none j^u. ...*..-. *-.....£, .. »**i,i ^tnno. w i i u c this demand has lost momentum, tho total 'week-end business and trade reports failed to provide a basis for the advance, shorts had evidently been unnerved by the jolt received in Saturday's session. General Motors sold up 2 points, one of the widest gains it has recorded in months, and other promi- LAMSON BROTHERS GRAIN LETTER lar May ....... uly ....... BELLIES -lay ...... . uly ....... ..10.95 .11.12 .11.35 .13.70 .14.00 3.15 8.25 S.42 10.35 10.50 S.37 8.4S 10.65 10.75 MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN. MINNEAPOLIS. Feb. n. (,1--Wheat 523 ars compared to 285 a year ago. Market ic. lower. Cash: No. 1 northern and No. 1 ark northern 12, ],l, 14 and la per cent 3%®77?i,c; No. 1 dark hard Montana 11 er cent and to arrive 725i©74%c; No. 1 mber durum \ 72%fi74^c; No. 2 amber iirum 69'AS'72VSc: No. 1 red durum 6sy,c; lay 70%c; July 73c. Corn--No. 3 yellow 57%ST60V'C. Oata--No. 3 white 3CHi«f305Sc. Barley--30iipS3c. Rye--No. 1, 36Vi©39lie. Flax-- No. 1, S1.53',i©1.59U. OMAHA GRAIN. OMAHA, Nebr.. Feb. s. t.T'l--Wheat No. 1 ard 69ijT69',4c; No. 2, eS'.jc. . Com white No. 2, 57A{?59c; yellow No. . 55VS©561ic; No. 4, 54055C. Oata white No. 2, 32'tc; No. 3. 32c. KANSAS CITV OHAIN. K A N S A S CITV, Feb. 9. ( 4 T)--Wheat 290 ars; unchanged to '.4c higher; No. 2 dark lard 70c; No. 3, OOc; No. 2 hard 69®70c; o. 3. egfpe'Jc; No. 2 red nominally 7l'.S?| 3c: No. 3 nominally 70C71c. Com--175 cars; unchanged to }4e higher; o. 2 white nominally -59fr60c: No. 3 57 hSSc; No. 2 yellow 59c: No. 3, 56/rg'SSc- o. 2 mixed SSVc: No. 3. 54fT55V4c Oats--a cars; up H e ; - N o . 2 white nom- aliy 35Vi«T36c; No. 3, 35y.c. GRAIN MARKET LETTER WHEAT--while a great deal of the cuy- Ing public today In wheat was attributed to short covering the weather was believed to have bee'n the major Influence In our market. There was' a better tone to all markets, the action of stocks especially giving buyers, ot commodities more confidence. A decided drop In temperatures In Canada and American northwest and the forecast for a cold wave In Iowa, and colder weather In most sections of the belt focused attention on the winter wheat crop with Its lack of covering. Moisture over the week-end was confined mostly to the southern end of the soft winter wheat stales east of the Mississippi, hut the precipitation was only moderate. The reports of rain had but little effect. Sentiment was less bearish. Foreign markets were higher and export business was placed at about a half million. It Is still a weather market but .ye would be inclined to take some profits tomorrow should the opening be higher. CORN--Short covering, the strength In wheat and prospects of increased farm feeding offset news of a bearish nature today and prices had a sharp advance. Receipts over tha week-end-were large, bookings to arrive were 77,000, of which 40,000 came from other terminals. The decrease of 34.QOC bushels In the visible supply attracted some attention, an the total now Is about a million less than last year. This contimiLXl ile- mand by industries seems to be disposing ot arrivals here In a satisfactory manner, but It Is not permitting the building up ot any stocks. The price of com In relation to wheat appears to favor the increased feeding of uie former. We think corn Is a purchase on any good break. Liverpool due I H c higher. nent issues such as U. S. Steel, American Can, Bethlehem Steel, American Telephone, Sears Roe buck, Johns Mansville, Atchison an Union Pacific recorded advances o similar extent. Issues up 3 to 5 in eluded Westinghouse Electric, Du pont, Republic Steel- Preferred Worthington, American Tobacco Eastman, Allied Chemical, an Case. Volatile issues such as Indus trial Rayon and Auburn shot up more than 10 points. Issues up point or so embraced a wide assort ment of utilities, industrials an merchandising shares. In the main rails and coppers were inclined t lag. The oils broke out of their pro tracted sluggishness with gains of point or so in standards of New York, New Jersey and California reflecting favorable decision in th Socony-Vacuum merger case. The bear faction had found It- position none too comfortable dur irig most of lost week, but the dis quieting character of the new from Washington for a time, to gether with a slackening of the re covery in business, had encouraged shorts to hang on, despite the sold out condition of the market. Re ports of the past few days indicat Jng a more conciliatory attitude among factions in Washington to gether with indications that invest ors are taking a calm and patient attttude toward the vicissitudes of business recovery, finally dislodged the bear forces. STOCK LIST 12 NEW YORK STOCKS. NEW YORK. Feb. 9. up, Final Quotations. Air Reduc, 101 Kelvinator A legheny 10 Kennecott ·* , , C n Dye 166K Kres B e ·Villa Chal Mfg 35i Kraset Am Can us Lehlgh Port c Ll B g My B Loew's Loose Wiles Lorltlard Am Car Fdy Am Coml Al -Am t For Pow I n t l Am Loco Am Pow S3 27 23 18 89% 56% 51 =S 15 H Louis O E A 32 Mack Am "ad St San 17ft Math Alkali Am Roll Mill 28% May D 3 Am Sm Ref 46 Maytar Am Steel Fdrs 26ij McK 4 Hob A m T\ US T B " ^l./ Hex Sea 011 118 15 2 Is 21 Curb Market NEW YORK. J-eo. S. ,n_Thi provement, altho there was some of bullish pool operations. Vacuum oil advanced 4 points at the opening and then settled back a point or two. General Petroleum turned over briskly today, dropping 4 points to 26 from Saturday s closing figure as traders sought to establish Its true market value. Oils generally were the feature of trading-. Humble rallied several points In comparatively light sales and there were smaller advances In Gulf and standard of Indiana. Cities Service was firm. Some specialties were rather buoyant, tfew York Steam. Deere, Driver Harris, Walgreen nnd Ncwmont Mining made gains r«f at least a point. Technicolor, recently strong, touched a new high for the movement bu reacted slightly. Electric Bond and Share. United Llghi "A." American Gas and Electric and utilities Power and Light moved away from tha generally narrow range of the utility group, but their gains were c o n f i n e d to about a point. Call money renewed on the curb at 2 per cent. Produce HIDES luotatlons lurnlahnd by Wolf Bros. 808 Fifth street southwest. :orse hides 51.75-J2.00 ured beef hides 4e reen beef hides g c IOTJGHERTY FIVE 1EAT CHARLES CITS DOUGHERTY, Feb. 9.--Imraacu- ate Conception of'Charles City de- eated the St. I--atrlck team of otigherty here Sunday evening 16 o 12. McAvoy of Charles City and ictor Doian of Dougherty were 1gh scorers with 6 points each. MASON CITY. Feb. !.-Cash Quotations by E. O. Morse. EGGS Eggs (current receipts] n c POULTRY Spring chickens, heavy breed, general run lie Stags mo Leghorns, spring ...lie Heavy hens, 414 Ibs .13c Light hens ..." lOc Old cocks, heavy 8c Ducks flc Geese 7 C Merchants Quotation*. ' Eggs, in trade 12c Eggs, cash lOc Butter, Plymouth 1 34c Butter, Clear Lake · 32c Butter, State Brand ,35o Butter, dairy 30c Potatoes 40c and 50c a peck PnODIJCK FUTURES. CHICAGO. Feb. 0. (.!)--Ej;g fulurcs closed: Fresh graded llrsts, Feb. I6!4c; stor. age packed, April 18c. Butter futures closed: Slot-ape Blnndartls, Feb. 24£ic: do, March 2t«ffl'Hc. Butter, 0.3. r S, firm: creamery--Extra (92 score) 26c: standards (90 score carlot.t 2flc: extra (Irsts (90-01 score) 25?MS',4c; firsts (88-80 score) 24fT24Kc; seconds S(i-57 ncore) 23B2314C. Ege». 10.575 steady; extra flrnta I7c. fresh graded firsts IGc; ordinary NEW YORK FOUI.TIIV. NEW YORK/ Fet. 0. (.Tl--Poultry--Live, steady; chickens by freight 10^2Ic: by express 2i(iT2Sc; broilers, frelfiht 28«f30c: t\- press, 37f?'(0c; fowls, freight 19fr22c: express lflfi'23c; roosters, freight He: express Ififf.tfic; turkey*, freight 30c; express 3011" 10c; clucks, freight 21f?23c. Poultry--Dressed steady. Chickens, freflh 20729c; frozen 25fi'39c: fowls, fresh or f r o z e n 17?f2lc; old roosters, fresh turkeys, /rcj»h 3.1*7 43c; duck«, frozen 151i2c. frozen 33® 12c; Bond Market . NEW YORK. Feb. 9. (,r_Some selling came Into the bond market today but t: majority of changes were on the upside. Following their brilliant recovery, united States governments displayed a heavy tone, as the treasury- announced an issue of S150.- 000.000 31 day bills would be Bold, marking the second offering In a month. Former bill offerings have been disposed of at an exceeding^ low cost to the government and It Is expected In banking clrck-s that the new Issue which will be dated Feb. 16, will be quickly absorbed. Government Issues--both Liberties anil long term treasury bonds--sold off rather sharply In todny's trading. Institutional buying brot nn advance In many railroad and utility altho the movement was not uniform. Despite the sympathetic reaction to the decline In U. S. governments a week ago. dome.itfc corporate bonds of the highest rating are now back around their highs for the last two years. CLOSING nONI QUOTATIONS. NEW YORK. Feb. 9. |.v--United States government bonds closed: L i b e r t y 3'is 101.22. FInt -iy,s 102.27. Fourth 41is 103.26. Treasury 4'.is 112.6. I NTEW VOHK I'llOniJCE. NEW YORK, Feb. B. (.D--Butter 5,486: firmer. Creamery, higher than extra 2!v.i? 28!tc: extra (02 score) 27'ic; first (88-01 score) 25 1 ,£j?27c; packing stock, current make No. 1, 20i?20Vfc: No. 2. 19c. Eggs 14.005; irregular. Mixed colors, regular packcdT closely selected extra lOVjc: extra 18 1 ,iSil9c; extra first 1751 WISc; first 17c; medium firsts I5y tyUS'Vic; refrigcr- ntor firsts 13f?14c: seconds HH^?12c; medium firsts ll(iT12c: nearby hennery brown, extra 19'4(rT20c: extra first IS'/if/UOc. Nearby and nearby western hennery while, closely selected extra 23?T24c: do. average extra 22^22^; nearby white mediums 20r 21c; Pacific coast white, extra 251?26c: extra first 23(cf2114c. Nashua Declam Winners to Talk at New Hampton NASHUA, Feb. 0.--Contestants in the home declamatory contest at the Nashua opera house Friday night were placed as follows: Oratorical, first, Alice Coates; second, Rusaell Wayre; third, Howard Dorwin; dramatic, first, Gardys Trotit- ner; second, Mary Anne Tracy; third, Hazel Huffman; humorous, first. Dotty McCiiHoch: second", David Berninphausen: thir'I, Arnolrl Otto. Those who received first place will enter the contest at New Hampton. Am Tob . Am Wat Wks Aimconna Andes Cop Arm of 111 B Atchison All Ref Auburn Aviation Corp B O Barnsdall A Bendix Av Beth St Borden IJorg Warn Briggs Burr Add cal Heela Cnn Dry Can Pac Case Cerro de Pasco Ches o Chic Gt W chic at w pf C N W c R i at p Chrysler Coca Cola Col Fuel I Col G E Chi 1III St P Chi Mil St P pi 13; Col Grapho Coml SoJv Comwlth So Congoleum Consol Gas Contl Can Conn Ins Contl Mot Corn Prod Cuclahy Curtiss Wr Deere pt Drug Inc Du Pont Eastman F.I Pow i Lgt I'-'ng Pub Ser . Erie Flak Fox Film A Froeport Tex Oenl El Gen Foods Gen Motors Gen Pub Ser Gillette Gobei Gold Dust Goodrich Goodyear Grab Paige Granby Gt No Ry pf Gt No I O ctf Gt w Sugar Grig Grun Uahn Hartmnn B Houston Hudson Hupp III Cent Ind Ref lut Comb Eng Intl Har Int Nick Can I T t T Johns Manv Mid Cont Oil M K T Mo Pac Mont Ward Morrell Mot Wheel Nash Nat Bis 15 30 44 23i.i M 30 33 H 174'.s Nat Ch Keg A 37,; 4'/i Nat Dairy 44 Vi 80V, Nat Pow i L 36 *i 12 Vt Nat Tea 20 Va 2Ui N Y Centra! 124 56»i N Y N H H 89« 'Hi Nor W 25 i$ No Am 18 No Pac 30 n Oliver F (new) 87i oils St 33Vs Pac G E 43Vi Packard ·80% Pnra Pub 26 Pathe 44 VI Penlck Ford 7 Penn 23% Phil Pet 42 Vi Pills n 09 Proc Gam 18(4 Pub Serv N J 163 ^ Pullman 25 ^ Radio 383', Rad K O 811 Rem Rand !3i Reo US Rep Stl 19 K Roy Tob B 0!'q Soy Dutch 8% St L San y 94 Sears R 52 Shell U 48H Simmons 3 6 Sinclair S2y, SJtelly 43',1 So I'nc 41i So Pr Sue 2114 So Rail 71 Stand Brda 91=4 St G E 103 st on cai siii st on N j 41 Vj Et OH N Y 33 Stew Warn ·}s Stone Web 35 Stdde 3G Superior Oil 47 Tex Corp S2; Tex'Gulf Sul 42 vS Tim Roll B 17 J ,£ Union Carb 27 »i Un Pac i!i Unit Alrc 3C\ Unit Clg Unit Corp Unit G E U S Ind Ale 16!6 u S Rub 08 U S Smelt 20Vj U S Steel- Ott Ut P t Lgt A 124 89% 214 77% 57V, 5 14 47 «, J05i 49 4i 4 3 - 4 62% 13 H 29 7tlli 83% B5 17% 41 55 « 10 ica n H 64 18% 09 SOU 49-51 25 "i 15% 41 Ik 22 51 '/, 49 J. 6311 200 2 a vi 5i 23 30 SOW 14 20 W 143 K 44 Vanadium Wabanh Ward Bak A Warn Plx 21 y. w Mary ll'i West Air 87 West E Rfe; 4"j Willys Ov 3 Ji Wool worth BUT* Wrlglcy 15 !i Yell Tr 28 "4 Young S t W 66 · . ' 211; 18T, 18 34 i j 90 6 62 71 if, 12 Vi 24 CHICAGO STOCKS. "~" CHICAGO, Feb 9 UTt-- Cent Pub Ser A IS?; Std tinitnag 4 ""'" "" ' 1SV, Swift it «,,. 29 7K Swift -intl '34"4 2','i U S Gypsum 43 . Cities Service Cont Chic cits Or Lakes Alrc Grigsby-Grunow Mill-West Utll 23'i M-W VI 6 pM 100 Midland Un pf 43-^ Nat Stand 31 Quaker Oats lex Rath Pack 20'i Utll Ind Zenith Insull ut Inv Katz Drug Kell Switch Llbby McNeil 11=; Majestic H'hold 32 . 43% 23 SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF STOCK QUOTATIONS Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS"AND CO. Mason City Office In Bagley- Beck Building. Telephone No. 7 NEW VOKK STOCKS Ahltlbi Pow Pa 10 Kelvinator Corp U Am Brake Shoe 31W Lambert Co 83 Am Car Fdy 32}; Liquid Carb 45 Am Metal J7'.i llathleaon Alkali 26 Am Sumatra 9'A McKess Hobh n~; Am Tob 115is Nevada Con Cop 11 Vi Armour Co 111 2ii Otis Steel 14 Assoc Dry Gas 2!iH Palho Exchange 2 Baldwin Loco 241i Pillsbury Flour 29 Bri (:R s Mfg Co 18 H Oil Co 30 Burroughs Add 30% Purity Bak 47 ii Bush Terminal 29',4 Reo Grande Oil 8'i Butte Copper i-\ Reo Motors fli'i Calif Packing 'A Vi St Joseph Lead 2 5 ' Com credit in.$ Sclvultc stores 4-; Comm Solvents 19-'i So Cal Edison 40"; Cont Motors nu Stand Brands 38^;, Cont Oil I I Superior Oil 1'-. Cream of Wht 30T5 TclaulogarpH isi; Cndixhy Packing 42^ Tobacco Prod 2i Curtiss Wright 6'A U S Realty Imp 33^ Davidson Chem Ifi^ Vanadium ssu First Nat Stors 47 Wabash Ry JSH Flsk Rubber ·; Westeryn MyM 10 General Mills 40 Western Union unv Indian Rer 4',i Wrlgley Jr 72 nltinrl Steel 02'4 NEW YORK cilRn QUOTATIONS Amer For P IS^i Hudson'-B M S 414 Amer Gan El 77 Humble Oil 67?; Am Sup Pow 13% King ft Hud 11*1 \rk Nat Gas A e'l No Amer Avlat 7' Assoc G El A 20% Pennrond Corp « nn Marconi 4«t S O Ind 36^1 deforest Radio 2i s O Ky Durant Motor 1% ~ Trnnscont Air T 3^i United Gas 11 ; Un L t P A 27U Utll P A X , 1214 2lsler El 4 Bd Sh 47=1 d Mo of Can Ford Mo nt Ens 1914 Vacuum Oil 68 Fox Theaters A 5K Walgreen Drug 21 CHICAGO STOCKS Ulled Mo Indust 2 Hormel Qeo A 29 Auburn Auto IT* 1 ,^ Keystone Steel lOVi Sendlx AvI Corp 21«4 Morgan Lltosrph 7'i lorg-Wamer 25H National LeaUl l' Butler Bros B National stand 30S !ont Chicago 1% Cuarjer Oata 163 Chicago Invest 2% Unit Corp 9M Cord Co 0% U S Gypsum jfVi t uikes Alrcrft 2% Utll 4 Ind Co 7X Grlgnby-Grunow 3Vj -U S Radio Tele 291.J MINNEAPOLIS STOCK First Bank stk. Corp. 21J1. MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN MARKET CASH SALES Flax S1.52(g1.59. m Taft, Sculptor, to Speak. AMES, Feb. 9.-- Lorado Taft, famous sculptor, will deliver an Hlus- rated lecture in agricultural as- embly at Iowa state college, Fri- DO YOU NEED MONEY? Our personal loan department offers good service and reasonable terms. C. E. Brooks Co. a09i/ z 1st NaH. Bh. Bld K ., Ph. 380

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