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Mason City, Iowa
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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 13 · 1936 RECOVERY STAGED BY SWINE MARKET PRICES ADVANCE 10 T015 CENTS Top Gets Back Up to Within 5 Cents of $11 Mark at Chicago. C H I C A G O , UP) -- Hog prices staged a pronounced recovery Thursday from Wednesday's extreme slump despite the heaviest run in two weeks. The market was 15 to 25 cents higher than Wednesday's average and the top got back to within 5 cents of the $11 mark. Unabated snowfall did not halt the progress made in clearing transportation facilities as weather in the livestock production area moderated Hog receipts here totaled 18,000 and 5,000 of these were packer owned. The swine market derived some of its strength from reports of improvement in the movement of fresh pork. Prices for wholesale cuts were steady at around the highest level since October. The cattle trade, on the other hand, had a basically weak undertone largely because the dressed beef market continued to be sluggish Due to the storm, however, fed steers and yearlings were steady to strong with better grade weighty kinds slightly higher to shippers on a forced market. All low priced cattle got good action and the best fed steers sold around $11. The bulk of fat lambs selling early got fully steady to strong prices with a few sales 10 to 15 cents higher. Mason City Livestock KASON CITY, For Thursday HOGS Piltuen cents higher. Good MBht lights "0-160 50.10- 9.40 Good Hunts 1BO-1SO W.S5- 9.S5 Good light butchers ... 180-250 59.75-10.05 Good med. -wt. butchers 25j-270 59.65- fl.95 Good med. wt. butchers 270-290 59.55- 9.S5 Good heavy butcher. .... 290-325 $9.45- 9.,., Good heavy butchers .. 325-350 59.35- 9.65 Good heavy butchers .. 350-100 Good packing sows ... 2(5-350 Good heavy sows 350-425 Good big by. sows 425-550 Good tic hy. sows 550 and up . (The above Is a 10:30 track ho s market for rood and choice hogs. The difference in price Is for short and long haul hogs.) CATTLE Steen. p»il to doles ... Steers, medium to good ..«. Steers, fair to medium ... Heifers, good to choice ..... HelKrs, medium » good . Heifers, common to medium COWB, good to choice --... COTVS. fair to good Cows, fair to good ._... ^ Cows, cutters -- CoTOj--canners ··«·« Bulls, heavy Bulls, light 59.00- 9.35 S8.75- 9 05 JS.55- 8.85 $8.40- B.70 58.15- S.45 j 9.00-10.50 { 7.50- 9.00 5 6.00- 7.00 I 6.50- 8.00 5 5-.00- 6.50 J 4.00- i.V- S 4.50- 5.50 5 4.25- 4.50 $ 4.00- 4..50 5 3.7B- 4.25 S 3.25- 3.75 S 4.75- 5.50 J 4.00- 4.50 ^^^^··cno,cV^ 8 0| 8 .50 t OO Yearlings medium . ' 7 - 8 0 I7.75-9.5U .f7.25-8.25 ^5.75-6.75 $5.75 down $2.75-4.00 Jl. 50-2.50 51.00-2.50 S6.00-7.00 {4.00-7.00 "good W c . Lambs, medium to good Lamb5, fair to medium ..«·« Common to fair ........... Native ewes, good to choice Cull ewss ..... ...... ..... BucUs .............. . - .-.--·· Wethers, 2 years old ..... Wethers, poor to best ...... Buck lambs $1 l«a*. Quotations subject to marKet flactuatsoM. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK (Thursday Market) CHICAGO. (.Ti-- (U. S. department of agriculture)-HOGS-18,000; including 5.000 di- -ecf active, 15 to 25 cents higher than Wednesday's average; top, 510.55: bulk desirable 170-260 Ibs.. 510.75 to 510.90; 270-320 Ibs. largely S10.60 to S10-75: .better grade, UO-160 Ibs.. 510.50 to $10.85; good sows, S 9 CATT $ 1 1 E - 8.000: carves, 1,000; fed steers and yearlings steady to strong with better grade -weighty kinds slightly higher TO shippers on a. forced market due to storm; basic undertone trade weak because of continued sluggish dressed beef market; all low Priced cattle getting good action; best fed steer= Sll; bulk, 57.50 to S9.50; stacker and feeder trade at standstill; very active market on -weighty sausage bulls at 57.25. SHEEP-- 10.000; fat lambs fairly activi bulk fully steady to strong, spots 10 to 15 cents higher; aged sheep firm; good choic" fed western lambs, $10.25 to S10.6.i; few best held higher; bulk, 510.50; native ewes, M to 54.75; few lightweights, 55. KANSAS CITl' LIVESTOCK (Thursday Market) KANSAS CITY. JP)-- (U. S. department of agriculture)-- HOGS-- 1,500; 320 direct; fairly active, uneven; 10 to 25 cents higher than Wednesday's average; top, S10.30; desirable 170-260 Ibs.. 510.10 to 510.25; few 270-300 Ibs., E9.S5 to $10.10; oetter grade. 140-160 Ibs , 59.90 to 510.15: sows, 58.50 to 59. CATTLE -- 1,200; calves, 300; killing classes of cattle opening moderately active, steady to strong; quality generally rather plain; vealers about steady with Wednesday's decline; stockers and feeders, Blow, steady: sarly sales led steers; $7 to 58; two loads.1313 Ib. Louisiana meal and hull fed at the inside price; small lots and several loads short fed steers, 56 to 56.75; butcher cows 53 to 56; low cutters and cutters, S3.75 to 54.75; bulk vealers, 510.50 down; few. Sll. SHEEP -- 5,000; 2.200 through; lambs steady to 10 cents higher; sheep and yearlings steady; top fed lambs, $10.25; most sales. S10 to 510.25; few down to 59.75: fed yearlings, 5S.75; medium ewes, 53.50. SIOUX CITY LIVESTOCK (Thorsday Marke'.) SIOUX CITY. (.11--(U. S. department agriculture) --CATTLE--2,000; unchanged: steers and yearlings, 57.25 to $9.50; heifers. ?6 to 57; com, 54.75 to 55.75; cutters, S4 10 $4.50. HOGS--3,000; steady to 15 cents higher; top, 510.20; 170-250 Ibs., 510 to 510.15; 250375 Ibs., 59.75 to 510; 140-160 Ibs.. 59 tc 59.75; sows. 58.15 to $9: Pigs. 5S.50 down SHEEP--5,500; no action; lambs under- lonc weak to steady or to 510.35 and above OMAHA LIVESTOCK (Thursifiiy Market) OMAHA. (.T'l--(U. S. department of agn- :ulture)--HOGS--3.000; very active, uneven- y 10 to 25 cents higher; some strong weight butchers up more; good to choice 180-250 Ib. butchers, S10.15 to S10.30: top, 510.35 to shipper and Independent killers on 190-220 b. weights; better grades 250-300 Its., 510 .o $10.30; few 300-350 Ibs.. 59.85 to 510.35; desirable 160-180 Ibf.. 510.10 to 510.30; 140.160 Ibs., 59.90 to 510.30; good sows. 58.85 to S9.10: butcher kinds to 59.25: stags. 58.50 59; medium and good lightweight stock Pigs. $8 to 58.75; average cost Wednesday, 59.97. weight. 238. CATTLE--3,500; calves, 200; fed steers, ·arjlngs and heifers fully steady? generally asking higher, quality of steer run plain; cows active and strong; bulls 15 to 25 cents higher; vealers steady to strong: stockers and feeders scarce and steady; fed steers and yearlings mostly 57.25 to 58.25, few held higher with odd head up to 510. late Wed- icsday, two loads 10-14 ib. steers. 510; bulk leifers, 56.25 to S7.25. few loads, 57.50 to :7.S5; odd head, ss: bulk beef cows. 35.25 o 56.25: cutter grades, S4.25 to 55; odd lead light shelly kinds, 5-1; bulls, 56.75 to 7.25; practical top vealers, 510.50. odd lead. Sll. .SHEEP--6.000; salable supply 24 loads wooled lambs, sis cars ewes, mostly killers; ambs slow, around 25 cents lower; asking ully steady, other classes steady: fed -wooled ambs. 59.75 to 510; bulk held around 510.25; choice ewes eligible up to S5; no 'eeders sold. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK (Thursday Market) SOUTH ST. PAUL, Wi--(U. S. depart' ment of agriculture) -- CATTLE -- 2,600 slaughter steers steady; medium to good kinds, S6.50 to 5S.25; she stock steady spots hlpher On heifers; desirable short fed heifers, 56.25 to S7.25; very plain down tr S5; bulls strong, 15 to 25 cents higher fo week: weighty bolognas, S6 to $6.50; stock ers nominal; calves, 2,200; steady; bette srade, $9.50 to 511; choice, $11.50. HOGS--1,800; opening fairly active, evenly 10 to 25 cents, mostly 15 to 20 cent higher; top $10.25 for choice 210 Ibs. down to shippers; better 160-230 Ibs.. $10 t S10.25: 230-260 Ibs., $9.75 to $10; 260-300 Ibs.. $9.60 to S9.75; heavier weights down to $9.25 sows, SS.753S.85 pigs scarce; aver «RC cost Wednesday, 59.60: weight. 228 Ibs SFIEEr--4,000; bulk of run fed Iambs am ewes; nothing done early; buyers talking 2; cents or more lower on fat lambs and ewes sellers generally asking steady: bulk fa iambs WBlnwflay, $10.25 lo J10.3.1; bes rwes, S4.50. Hog Markets MIDWEST HOGS Hog prices at midwest markets Thursday; CKUAK KAl'IOS--H063 150-ltkl Ibs. S9.-0 ftS.'M; 160-170 Ibs. $9.40{P9.65; 170-180 11)6. $9.00*9.85; 180-250 Ibs. $9.85®I10.10: 250270 Ibs. J9.75fflO; 270-290 Ibs. $9.65®9.90: 29U-325 !bs. $9.556)18.80; 323-350 Ibs. 59.45® S.70; good packers 275-350 Ibs. $8.85{i9.JO; 350-125 Ibs. J8.65ii8.80: 425-500 Ibs. $8.45Q 8.70; 500-550 Ibs. JS.25(5'8.50. WATEKXOO--Hogs 10 cents higher. Good to choice 140-150 Ibs. $8.80@9.15; 150-ltiO bs. S9.109.V; 160-180 Ibs. $8.60®S.90; 180-250 Ibs. $9.85SS10.15; 250-290 Ibs. 59.75 lfi'10.05; 290-325 Ibs. 59.555P9.85; 325-350 Ibs. $9.40'Jj'9.70; packing sows 275-350 Ibs. Ibs. S8.65®8.95; 425- S8.85»9.15; 350-42! 550 Ibs. 58.50®'8.SO. OTTUMWA--Hogs. 10 ccnti higher; 140150 Ibs., 59.10 to S9.40; 150-160 Ibs., lo $9.60; 160-1SO Ibs., $9.00 to $9.90; 1SO-250 bs.. 59.80 to 510.10; 250-270 Ibs., ?9.70 to 510; 270-290 Ibs., $9.60 to 59.90; 290-325 Ibs., J9.40 to 59.70; 325-350 Ibs., 59.30 to 59-60; i50-400 Ibs.. 59.10 to 59.40: packers, 275-350 bs.. SS.SO to 59.10; 350-425 Ibs., $8.60 to SS.90; -J25-150 Ibs., 58.40 to S8.70. AUSTIN-- HOBS-- Market 10 cents higher; good to choice 180-250 Ibs., $9.70 to $10; 250290 Ibs.. $9.50 to $9.80; 290-350 Ibs.. $9.25 59.55; packing sows, good. 275-550 Ibs., C0.11BINEI) HOG RECEIPTS ES MOINES, i/1'j--(U. S. department of agriculture)--Combined hOK receipts at 20 concentration yards and 9 packing plants ocatcd in Interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended at 8 a. m. Thursday were 24.SOO. compared with 17.600 a week sgo and 19,800 a year ago. Prices 5 to 15 cents higher; generally fully 10 cents higher than Wednesday's average; trade fairly active; loading lighter. Quotations follow: Light lights, 140-160 bs., good and choice, S9.15 to 59.85; light weights. 160-180 Ibs.. $9.70 to 510.15; 180200 !bs., 59.90 to $10.35; medium weights, 200-220 Ibs,, $9.90 to 510.35; 220-250 Ibs.. "9.90 to 510.35; heavy weights, 250-290 Ibs.. '9.70 to S10.25; 290-350 Ibs.. 59.45 to 510; packing sows, 275-350 Ibs.. good. 58.90 to S9.35; 350-425 Ibs., S8.70 to 19.15: 425-550 Ibs.. 58.40 to SB. The above quotations are based on bulk .ransactlons; long haul shipments showing excessive shrinkage and hogs excessively rilled usually sell respectively somewhat above and below prices quoted. Hogs bought on the basis of shipping point weights are also excluded from quotations. LIVESTOCK FORECAST CHICAGO. v.T.'--Official estimated receipts riday: Cattle, 2,000; hogs, 14.000: sheep, 0.000. Representative Sales REmESENTATIVE SALES (Thursday Market) CHICAGO. l.w-- (U.- S. department ·grlculture)--Representative sales: HOGS Avg. Avs. Lights-lo. Wst. Price 25 195 42 ISO $10.50 6 3 177 10.85 S3 164 10.65 Light Lights-- Heavy-31 329 55 22S 45 2SS 60 271 49 26S Ifedlums-- 67 249 73 210 ·tO 202 Steers-- 10.7ft 10.S5 151 140 10.75 10.85 10.90 10.75 10.65 10.85 10.95 11.00 11.00 ' CATTLE Heifers-26 20 1244 11.00 26 S75 34 1016 10.50 28 S62 20 1260 10.00 24 SOS 22 1106 9.50 20 S50 26 975 9.40 50 725 23 1096 9.00 27 850 21 1242 8.50 42 627 24 869 S.OO Cows-25 1052 7.90 6 1193 15 1300 7.75 8 1200 81 1100 7.65 10 1136 20 1150 7.50 5 1062 22 850 7.2:- 4 917 SHEEP Fed Western Lambs-- Yearlings-220 93 10.65 20 85 211 31 10.50 72 75 200 99 10.50 slaughter Ewei 198 98 10.50 3 120 188 80 10.25 11 139 Native Lamba-SS 80 10.50 10.25 200 9.00 S.50 8.00 7.90 7.75 7.25 7.00 6.50 6.00 5.50 5.25 4.75 9.50 9.00 5.00 4.75 4.00 PUBLIC UTILITY AND INDUSTRIAL STOCKS Quoted by A. M. Schanke and Company, Telephone 1300, Mason City. KASON CITY--For Thursday. Eld Asked Cent St El 7 pct. pH (525 par) 12'/ t Cent St P L 7 pct. pfd .... 16% Champlin Rcf la 7 pct". pfd ,, 75 Creamery Package com 26 Hearst Coos A 23"i Geo A Hormel A pfd 103 Geo A Horrael B pfd 103 Interstate Power 7 pct. pfd .. 27 Interstate Power 6 pct. pfd .. 24 Iowa Electric Co 7 pct. pfd .... 51 Vt Iowa Electric Co 6% pct. pfd 51% la Elec Lt Power 7 pct. pfd 76 la Elec Lt 4 Pow 6V. pct. pfd 74 la Elec Lt t Power 6 pct. pld 72% la Power Light 7 pct. pfd 104 la Power A Light 6 pct. pfd 100% la Public Serv 7 pct. pfd 94 la Public Serv 6% pct. pfd .. 92 la public Serv 6 pct. pfd .... 90V; la south Util 7 pct. pfd 70'/4 la South Util 6 pct. pfd 64 Minnesota P L 7 pct. pfd .. 93 Northern St Power 7 pct. pfd 87 3 ,~ Northern St Power 6 pct. pfd 80 N W Bell Tel 6% pct. pfd 117 N W St Portland Cement .... 22 Rath Packing 7 pct. pfd 100 Rath Packing 6 ict. pfd .... 99 Sioux City G Elec 7 pct. pfd 90 United Lt P.i'S 7 pct. pfd .. 83% United Lt Rys 6."36 pct. pfd 77% United Lt Rys 6 pct. pfd .. 70 Western Grocer pfd S2 Western Groc com , 7% 2$ r.3% 63 % 78 76 74% 105 101',4 HB 94 95 S9 S2 118 24 102 100 91 "i 85 79 WHEAT MARKET IS IRREGULAR Way Delivery Boi)ght and New Crop Futures Sold at Chicago. CHICAGO, UP)-- Spreading opera- Jons in which May delivery was bought and the new crop futures. July and September, were sold led ;o irregularities in wheat values late Thursday. Bullish speculators became somewhat discouraged because of failure of Liverpool and Winnipeg markets a follow up advances that took jlace yesterday when United States jxchanges were closed. Winnipeg indicated export demand was rela- ively slow. Wheat closed unsettled, % cent ower to % higher than Tuesday's finish. May 98098%, corn % @ % up, May 61@61 J /s. oats U @ % advanced, and provisions unchanged to a rise of 2 cents. CHICAGO CASH GRAIN CHICAGO. (/T) -- Wheat -- No. 2 hard. SI. 11; corn, No. 5 mixed. 55S to 58; No. 4 yellow. 58^ to 59U; No. 5 yellow. 56 to 58%: No. 4 while, 60 to 60^i ; No. 5 white, 58 to 58%: sample grade. 46% to 55 i. Oats-- No. 4 mixed, 274; No. 1 white. -34; No. 3 white. 315J to 32; No. 4 white. 27% to 28: sample grade, 24 to 28. Rye -- No. 2. 64 U. Soy beans -- No. 2 yellow, 84 nom. Barley -- Actual sales, 60 to S2; feed. 30 to 45 nom.: malt- ;ng. 54 to 66 nom. Timothy seed, $3.10 a cwt. clover seed, $12 to $18.60 a cwt. Lard tierces 10.97. Loose 10.45. Bellies 14.62. Mason City Grain MASON CITY-- For Thursday Stock List THUKSDAV K1NAL QUOTATIONS Air Reduc 191 Lib O F 58 A Ch Dye 168% Loews 51 Am Can 120 Kay tag 19 \ Am Sm Rcl 65% McKcss Rob lljj Am Sugar 54 Mid Cont Pct 20 V, A T T 173J4 Mo" 1 wartl ·"'" Am Tob B 101% Murray Corp 19'.* Am Wat Wks 23 Nash Wi Anaconda 33% Nat Bis 3-,!i Atchlson 76% M ca Reg 28,. Auburn 17 Nat Dairy 2..% Aviat Corp 6 'A r*ati JJ's^ ^ ^,,,* B £,MLI 17'A N° Y cmi 37 ^ it 'a « p- ·'fl"' Bend Aviat 2-Hi £|" r £ af -*J.jv Setli Ctecl 57 J ,i « £* Penney 74% Burdens Z S f s R .^ I^BTM S*, TMi" ASPCt "? Can Pacific 13 'A J^r 1 sll!Cl 2 4'i case _ 10 ° , Rey Tob B 58 ii C N W 4 / 1 settrs R OC G5 C G W 2% shell union 17 C M Bt P ft P 2% !,,£ Vac 15% C K I P 3 g o p^ 3sV Chrysler 96% stan Br and» 15'i Col G E J 7 ' n g Q £ a j 4t r ;it Com Solv 20% g Q j n( j 39% Comwlth Sou '^ g 0 N J 60 Con Gas 36% stew Warn 20% Cons Oil 14 stone Web 17% Contl Can 7S?i studcbalcer 10 'A Contl Dll Del 37H Swift S Co 24 H Corn Prod 70% Tex Corp 34% Curt Wright 4?, fra Cult Sul 37% Deere Pfd 29% Tim Roll Bear 71 ?i Du Pont MS"* un Carb 80 : !'v Gen Elect 41 ',4 Un Pac 123 '.1 Gen Foods 33S Unit Air 31 Mi Gen Motors 59% unit Corp S'/ft Gillette 17?1 Unit DruE 1SV4 Goodvear 29^ U S Gypsum 105% III Cent 25-S U S Rubber 21 Vi Int Har 67 U S Steel 59 Int Nick Can 49«i Warner Pin 12% I T ft T 1754 West El Mfg 119% Kcnnccott 35% Woolworth 54% Krcsge 24% Wriglcy 78ft CHICAGO STOCKS (Thursday Final Quotations) CHICAGO, UP' -- · Cities Sen-ice 6% N W Banco 11H Dexter 12*i 'Quaker Oats 136 Heilmann Br Co 95i Swift and Co 24 Katz Drug 32 Swift Intl 34% Kellogg Switch 10U Utility and Ind 1% Midwest Utll A Zenith 15% a d .A Supplementary List No. 3 yellow corn 46c No. 4 yellow new corn 44c Ear corn 39c White oats, No. 3 23c Feeding barley 25-35c No. 2 yellow soybeans 65c WHEAT--" May July Sept CORN-May ..... July Sept OATS-May July Sept TIIliltSIMV GRAIN CLOSE CHICAGO, (.pi- .89'.-; .SS'.i Low $ .97*1 .88 S · S 7 * s .60', .61U May TM..... July Sept , BARLEY-May , LARD-Mar. Slay July ...... BELLIES-May ..11.00 ..10.95 10.95 10.85 close S .93 .88% .23',! ·27 « .57% .55 .43% 10.92 11.00 10.90 TUDJISDAV GRAIN OPEN CHICAGO, Open Thur'day WHEAT-May -uly Sept CORN-May "uly Sept OATS-May ..... July Sept. ..... RYE-May July Sept BARLEY-May LARD-March May 10.97 July 10.95 BELLIES-Kay .98'! .89" .60"; .61 .61 V. .59 Close Tuesday .97*, .88 5 .58i · 56'i 10.90 10.97 10.87 14.45 Close Yr. Ago .51 .13 'A .65 % .64% .6-1% 13.47 13.60 16.50 MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN (Thursday Market) MINNEAPOLIS, f.P)--Wheat, 38 cars; % cent higher; No. 1 heavy dark northern 60 Ibs $1-30®1.37; No. 1 dark northern 59 Ibs. Sl.28Ctl.36; 5S Ibs, J1.26@1.35; grade ot No 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter ,$1.06S«:I..13; to arrive $1.05«S1.12; No. " hard amber durum S1.13@1.29; No. 1 red durum 84c; Kay £1.08; July Sl.02%; Sept. S2c. Corn, No. 3 yellow 59fff60c. Oats, No. 3 white 27@31c. Hides Quotations Furnished by Woll Bros, Inc., SOS Fifth Street Southwest. UOKSEH1DES HorseUdes; S 3 - «GBEEN BEEF BIDES Up to251hs .25 to 45 Ibs ~ 5 More tian 60 Ibs = Bull bides 3 ·Cured hides half cent more a pound. (On above prices a cent higher to wholesale dealers tn wholesale lots.) WOOL MARKET Thuraday Market) BOSTON. W-- (U. S. department of agriculture)--Very Kw transactions were closed on domestic -wools in Boston. Prices were firm on the scattered sales of limited volume. Average to good fresh combing 64's am finer territory wools were sold In origina bags at 90 to 91 cents, scoured basis. Fall Texas wools were moved at 74 to 77 cents, scoured basis. Grease basis quotations were unchanged from last week on Ohio and similar fleece wools, but they were largely nominal In view of the limited volume of sales. Residence at Popejoy Is Damaged by Flames POPEJOY--A fire broke out in the walls of the first story of the house at the Mrs. Frank Evans farm. With the assistance of neighbors, the fire was extinguished. Much damage was done. GOVERNMENT BONDS (Thursday Market) NEW YORK. .T)--U. S. bonds closed: Treasury \'is 47-52 115.23. Treasury -Is 44-54 111.19. Treasury s-'S.s 40-43 June 107.31. Treasury 3Ss 43-17 107.6- , Treasury 3',is 46-49 104.S. Treasury 3s 51-55 103.7. Miscellaneous POTATO MARKET (Thursday Market) CHICAGO, l/l'i--(U. S. department of agriculture)--Potatoes--53, on track, 115. tola U. S. shipments. 822; firm, strong under tone, supplies very light, demand good sacked, a' cwt.: Idaho Russet Eurbanks, U S. No. 1, 51.9214 to $2.05; U. S. No. practically tree of cuts and clipped ends 51.60 to $1.65; Wisconsin Round Whites, U S No. 1, $1.40 to SI.45; fair quality heavy to small, 51.25; Michigan Russet Rurals, U S. No. 1. $1.50; North Dakota Eea Pjve section Early Chios, U. S. No. 1. SI.40 Colorado McClures, U. S. No. 1. 51.60 t $1.75; U. S. No. 2, SI: Nebraska Bliss Tri umpns. U. S. No. 1 and partly graded, SI.60 NKIV YORK SUGAR (Thursday Market) M-.vv YORK. \.T--Raw suptr uricliiin f u t u r e s unchanged to 1 point higher. Kclined unchanged. I of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck Blilg. Telephone No. 7 CHICAGO STOCKS lutler Bros Si* Marshall Field 11% ord Corp 6% Walgreen Co 33 Mi talamazoo sto 64% NEW TtOKK CURB Vm Gas .Elec 42Vi Ford of Eng 8% Vm Cyanam B 35% Hud B M S 261i \m Su Pow Co 3?i Humble OH Co 9~s rk Natl Gas A 6'.6 Nlag Hud Pow 10% S G El A l~,s Nilcs-Bem-Pond 39S an Ind Alk . 12 Pennroad Corp 5H 1st Corp Seag 30i Std Oil Ky =2% isler Elec 3% Un Gas Co 6S 1 Bd Share 20 i !4 un Li Pow 59i ord of Can 25^ NEW VOHK STOCKS laska Juneau 16% Hupp Motors 2% llegheny 4'.4 Intl carriers 8% m 4 For Pow 8% Kelvinator Co 18S .m Cry Sug Co 19% m C Fy Co 37A ,m Pow LI 10'A jn P.oll Mills 33ii \jn Ra t S Co 24% \rner Tob Co 101% \rmour Co .rm Co PI .tl Ret :el-Hcm aldwin Tjoco "riggs Mfg Co endix udd Mfg Co yers A M Co aterpiilar Trac :erro de pasco Ihcs Ohio :hi Gt IV pf 14 '/i 57' 24'A 11 24 li 6S 53 59'.4 7S o'.i M St P P pf 5«l Coca-Cola Co Com Credit "*om Solvents nt Motor of Wheat Curt-Wr A 3lst Corp Seag )ouglas Airc lastman Eaton Mtg Co ilec Auto Lite Elec Pow LI l-Irest T R foster-Wheeler Freeport Texas Glidden Co Gobel Gold Dust graham Paige 3t Nor pf Houst Oil (new) ludsOD oJJItor 37'A 16H 30'4 73 H 157 29 40% 10 VI 32% 37 34% 50 H 6% 18% 3% 4211 16 i Kelvinator Co Lambert Co 24% Liquid Carb Cp 39 Lorlllard 24 Mack Truck 24 McK t Rob Pfd 45 McLellan Stores 13% Mei Seab'd Oil 35% Minn, l^ollne Im H% M K t T 8% Mo Pac 3% Motor Products 22 No Amer t'9-?i No Amer Avl S Otis steel Co 18% Owtn III Glass 140 Packard Motor 9S park Utah Cop 4% proc Gam 46% Pub ser of N J 47% Pullman 47" Pure Oil Co Purity Bakery R K 0 Hem Rand Rno Motors Simmons Co So Calif Edison Sperry Corp St G E Telautograph Tide wa As Oil U S Ind Alch U S smelter Utll P L A Vanadium Un Gas Imp Warren BVos Western Myld Western Union Worth'n Pump Yellow Truck Youngs S T 20% 15S 21% 6'A 23% 27=4 22 \i 8% 8% 18% 40 8354 5% 25% 18 S 12% 1054 93 32 52 STOCK MARKET KEEPS ON RISING Scattered Selling Fails to NEW YORK, !?}--Scattered sell- ng which overtook an active stock market Thursday failed to diminish enthusiasm for the forward movement in mos't sections. Steels, Utilities, Rails and Indus- ;rial specialties maintained most of the gains registered in an early rush of trading which carried many of ie better known equities fractions o around 2 points higher. Outstanding at better prices were American Telephone, Southern Pacific, Delaware and Hudson, South- em Railroad Preferred, Douglas Aircraft, American Chain, General Electric and Johns-Manville. Smaller fractions were added by U. S. Steel, Bethlehem, Public Serv- ce of New Jersey, Santa Fe, Anaconda, and Standard Oil of California. On the' other hand, minor recessions occurred in Goodyear, iennecott and International Nickel. The late tone was fairly firm. Transfers approximated 2,600,000 shares. The dollar was strong in foreign exchanges, cotton was mixed and jrains narrowly better. The bond narket was steady. Warnings that the "Bootblack Section" of the market--meaning many of those stocks selling under i5 or $10 a share--has been given a leavy play in recent weeks had ittle significance today when the ow priced shares did little. MlN"EArOLIS FI.Ol.Tl (Thursday Market) MINNEAPOLIS. WH-Flour unchanged. Carload lots family patents. $6.85 to S..05 a barrel in 9S pound cotton sacks. Shipments, 53.704. Pure bran. $15 to 515.50. Standard middlings, S15 to 515.50. LEIBOWITZfAY AID HAUPTMANN Attorney Willing to Enter Case If Bruno Will "Tell Truth." NEW YORK, UP)--Samuel S. Leibowitz, New York criminal lawyer said Wednesday lie had agreed to enter the Hauptmann case after a conference with Mrs. Richard Brunc Hauptmann 'If Hauptmann would tell the truth." At the conclusion of an hour ant a half conference with the attorney in his office, Mrs. Hauptmann left for the Trenton state prison where her husband is confined in the death house, awaiting execution for the slaying of the Lindbergh baby. ' Leibowitz indicated he would visit Hauptmann there Thursday. The attorney said he was convinced that the entire story of the crime had not been told and terme( "ridiculous" the assumption that only one man was involved. He criticized both the defense and prosecution in Hauptmann's trial at Flemington, N. J., and added that only one man could save Hauptmann from the electric chair and that is Hauptmann himself. Halt Enthusiasm Most Sections. in IEAD THIS FIBST: Thora Dahl, who has left her home .1 Minnesota a.tid journeyed cast, jbtalns a position as housekeeper or an eccentric gentleman named Sehvyii Marsh who lives in suburban New'York. Thora meets Sherman Gordon. » friend of Maish and his laughter, Wilroa, who is away. NOW GO ON WITH THE STORY) CHAPTER 14 It was very nearly 3 o'clock when Thora heard "Marsh's mount clatter- ng up the driveway. She waited for what she considered might be a suitable interval, then presented herself and her papers at the library door. Marsh gave her offerings a brief ·lance, tossed them aside. "I dare say they're all right. I'll et you know. Here . . . " He indicated a shiny portable typewriter on the end of the long table. "Pull up a chair and show me how to work that thing, will you? Here's some paper." He dragged his own chair close to the machine. Thora experimented with the various gadgets for a moment, then inserted a sheet of paper . . . paused 'or further directions. "Well, -write something! I want to see what it does." "What shall I write?" "Anything!" He threw himself back, in his chair petulantly. Thora. thought for a moment. Her eyes lighted mischievously, but there was no sign of a smile on her lips as she poised her fingers over the ceys for an instant, then began Curb Market NEW YORK, f.^P. 1 --Specialties and metals ed the curb market in a modest recovery move Thursday, Gains ranged from small fractions to more than a point and all divisions of the 1st participated except utilities, which were ncllned to be hesitant Among issues displaying firmness were Aluminum company, Great Atlantic and Pacific. American Meter, Newmont Mining. Schiff company, and Standard Seal and Cap. Fractional gains included Niagara Hudson Power and Sherwln Williams. » Utility stocks holding about unchanged to shade lower included American Gas, Cities service and Electric Bond and Share. Oil shares did little either -way. Bond Mcrket NEW YORK, U. S. treasury issues , . . pushed ahead Thursday for fractional gains a the bond Market. Most corporate obligations were In good demand. Foreign toans were mixed. Best advances In the U. E. government list were turned in by treasury 3%'s and the ^%'s of 1943. Somewhat less aggressive on -he forward thrust were treasury 2%'s and .ho 2^'s, Home Owners Loan 3's bad a slight fraction chipped away. Others in the government-guaranteed sector were quiet. The momentum of the government division vas accompanied by an upturn in such low- ·ield corporate Hens as Columbia Gas and Electric 5's, Goodyear 5's, North American 's, Toungstown Sheet and Tube 5*s, and Northern Pacific 4'a. Although there was a good call for medium and low priced rails, demand was leas uniform than in recent sessions. Fractional sains by St. Paul 5's, Illinois Central 4=4' and Southern railway -t's contrasted with small losses in Missouri. Paclllc 5's. New York Central 5's, and Nickel Plate British Empire funds were higher. French 7's backed down a trifle, other foreign loans were irregular. Produce MASON CITY--For Thursday Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts ........ 15c Springs, heavy breeds ,,. 16c Leghorn springs 13c Stags, heavy breeds 14c Heavy hens, 4 Ibs. and over ....16c Under 4 Iba. .13c Cocks _ lOc Turkeys, No. l 20c Geese , lOc Ducks 12c Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade 20-21c e Eggs, cash 17-lSc" Butter, Iowa State Brand 42c Butter, Com Country 41c Buter, Kenyon's 41c Butter, Very Best 42c Butter, Broo'kfield 41c Potatoes, peck 30c and 45e ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations were obtainec by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO porji.TRir (Thursday Market) CHICAGO, (JP--Poultry--Live, 1 car, trucks, easy; hens 5 Ibs. and less 22c, more than 5 IDs. 21c; Leghorn hens 19c; Plymouth and White Rock springs 25c, colored 24c Plymouth and White Rock broilers 24c, col ored 23^c; Legborn chickens 18c; turkeys 18@23t; "roosters 17c; heavy white and col ored ducks 23c. small white 19C, small col ored ISc; geese 18c; capons 7 Ibs. up 26c less than 7 Ibs. 25C. Dressed turkeys steady: hens 27c; young toms 27c, old 24C. No. 2 turkeys 22c. writing rapidly. "Thought you said you couldn't fresh sheet in type- serte3 a writer. "You can't make them out! I'll read it to you." Before an hovw was finished, Thora Dahl realized that she had let herself in for something of a task. Marsh not only had some difficulty in deciphering his own notes, but changed his mind a dozen times as to the manner of setting them down. The end of the table was littered with his typist's half-completed efforts. Her employer studied each one, running his fingers through his hair and muttering over defects and desired changes. Shadows were lengthening in the paneled room before the first sheet was done to the author's satisfaction. It was largely a matter of tabulation, a genealogical chart. "Don't take it out of the machine," Marsh ordered. "I want to look at something." He left his seat and leaned down to read over Thora's shoulder. He was mumbling over the contents of the sheet, his face almost touching Thora's check. She moved a trifle as she felt his hair brush against her face. A slight sound caused her to look up quickly. "Well!" said a cool young voice from the doorway. "And greetings . . . everybody." (TO BE CONTINUED) lady Lightning* Sets New Marks in Two Sections of National Women's Contest ST. LOUIS, HP--A lady streak of lightning from Missouri, who first brought the name of Helen Stephens into the headlines just a year ago, looked Thursday toward the Olympic games as the final step to the top of the track world. The Fulton, Mo., farm girl celebrated the first anniversary of her track stardom Wednesday night by tying the world record of 6.4 seconds in the 50 meter run of the national A. A. U. women's indoor track and field meet and setting a. new American mark In the 8 pound shotput. Nodaks Travel Through Bad Weather Three Days, Whack Over Iowa Peds in Contest CEDAR FALLS, UP)--Rallying in the last five minutes of play, the North Dakota state basketball team defeated Iowa State Teachers, 35 to 25, here Wednesday night in a North Central conference game. The Panthers tied the score at 22- all midway in the second period, but the visitors pulled away late in the contest. North Dakota State, which won its ninth straight game last night, had been traveling three days to reach Cedar Falls. The game originally was scheduled for last Saturday. Return From Jcsup. KANAWHA-- Mr. and Mi's. G. W. Judd and daughter, Mildred, returned Wednesday from Jesup where they had been visiting at the home of Mrs. Judd's niece, Mrs. Marshall Grosscup. They had planned to be home Monday but on account of the intense cold and blocked roads were not able to return until Wednesday. CHICAGO PRODUCE (Thursday Market) CHICAGO. l.Ti -- Futter 11.974. 1 creamery specials (93 score) Se'/jtSS-c: extras (92) 36c: extra firsts (90-91) 35V.C; firsts (88-89) 34 J /i?i35c; standards (90 centralized carlots) 36c. Epgs 10.937. firm; extra firsts 31%c: fresh graded flrats 30KC; current receipts 30c. NEW YORK POULTRY (Thursday Markcl) NEW TORIv, (.-T 1 )--Live poultry weak. By freight: Fowls 20@23c; ducks (all sections) 18@19c: other freight grades unchanged. NEW IORK PRODUCE (Thnrsilay Market) NEW YORK. (.TV-Butter, 12.477, f i r m ; creamery higher than extra. 37% to 38Vi; extra (92 score). 3"'.i; firsts (S9-91 score). 35',i to 36%: centralized (90 score), 36. Cheese--185.214, steady: prices unchanged. Eggs--29,017, strong; mixed colors, special packs or selections from fresh receipts, 34 Vt to 35: standards and commercial standards, 34; firsts. 31% to 32%; mediums. 40 IDS., S O U ' dirties, No. 1. 42 Ibs.. 30',;: average check's. 27 to 27%; refrigerators, best, 29 to 31; checks, unquoted. PRODUCE FUTCRKS (Thurnday Market) CHICAGO. i.r- -- Butter futurc.s tlo^ru: Storage standards. Feb.. 33':,: Mnrell., 32'.,. Ess futures: Refrigerator standards, Oct., 21i fresh graded firsts, Feb. 25. write fast," Marsh growled admiringly, as he watched the process. "1 couldn't do that in 10 years- Let's see what it looks like." Without a word, Thora handed lim the paper. She saw his brows [raw down into a puzzled scowl as IB read. It was a brief note. "Dear Mr. Marsh: Please accept my thanks for the riding things I found in my wardrobe. They fit perfectly. Tours truly, THORA DAHL." "What's that?" he demanded uncertainly. He did not look up, but .ppeared to b e studying the typewritten lines. "I suppose Pat must have told you .hat I borrowed a pair of his over- ais when I went riding the other day." 'Oh, yes ... Yes! You see, we had a guest here last summer. Wilma got her those things and she never used them. I happened lo remember them. This girl was . . . about your size. I thought, maybe, you could use them and had one of ie maids put them where you could :ind them. . . " "I wondered." Marsh still evaded Thora's frank gaze. It was- not as easy as he had anticipated. And he thought he had been rather clever about it, making a quick trip to the housekeeper's room when he knew that she was in the kitchen with Katie. 'It was very kind of you," Thora persisted. "Oh, titat's all right." Marsh met her eyes now, and was forced to smile. A trifle sheepishly. "Overalls are comfortable enough, I gtJess, but not quite . . . the.thing. Pat tells me you gave Ginger a try-out. Like him?" 'He's wonderful!" The blue -eyes were shining. Too tricky for my old bones. I want a steadier mount. It's a wonder he didn't spill you." "He liked me." "So I'm told. And where did you learn to ride?" "I've always ridden. My father liked horses and . . . Well, we didn'l have any fine saddle horses like yours. But I used to practice on the colts." Marsh was studying the typewritten note again. "Dahl . . -" he said, under his breath. "Didn't you tell me that is a Norwegian name?" "Yes, sir, it is." "Donahue insists that you're f copatiiot of his. He says thai you're a little too ... quick to be anything but Irish. You've got m( guessing, too." "He's right," Thora said hesi tatingly. "My father is Norwegian I usually tell people that my mother is English. She was born in Belfast." "Are you ashamed of that?" "Of course not!" Thora exclaime impetuously. Then she explained in a more composed fashion. "It's rather unusual for a Norwegian to marry outside of his own national ity-. in our part of the country at all events. If I told people tha my father married an Irish woman they . . . they'd think I was making it up. It doesn't sound very plaus ible." "Umph, I believe you. I've shared the usual impression that the Eng lish don't have a keen sense ot hu mor. I supposed the same thing wer.t for the Scandinavians." As he had betrayed too much interes in the matter, Marsh changed the subject with his usual abruptness "That type looks good. Much better than my scrawl." "It's a nice machine." "Tell you what we'll do. Miss Dahl Tve a few notes here that I'd like put down . . . just to get an idea what they look like "I will write them for you, if you think that I can." "That's what I thought. I don' know exactly how I want them ar ranged . . . yet. We'll work some thing out. If you'll make me a pat tern to start with. Maybe T can wrangle out the rest by myself After you show me how to manipu late the machine." "Let me have them.'' Thora in Al Ration's Team Leads in ' Y Volleyball Tourney Race Al Patton's volleyball team, with a 286 point total, leads the tournament race in the Y. M. C. A. league according to the latest totals announced at the "Y." Patton's team also leads the Tuesday night section of the league, which lists its three ther teams as follows: Emmett iyan's. 258, Al Mitchell's, 186, Dr. Bob Mace's, 150. The Monday night teams are led Bob Rex Dick's, 246, and Paul Schram's, 218. y Milton Decker with 270, Dull's squad has 265 points, "ertile High School Wins, Manly Juniors Take Scrap FERTILE -- Fertile high school eat Grafton high 33 to 4 in a one rtded game here. Sheimo was high icorer of the game with 15 counters. The second team saw a considerable amount of playing in both halves. Manly junior high school beat Fer- ile junior high school 27 to 17. Hagen of Manly led his team, getting .8 points. )es Moines Sports Events Are Postponed as Schools Economize on Winter Fuel DES MOINES, LT)--Virtually all of Des Moines' week-end sports pro- ram has been postponed indefin- :ely because of a coal shortage. Drake university, complying with equests from state relief headquar- ers, postponed its basketball game vith the Oklahoma Aggies here Saturday night, and made efforts to switch the Friday night track meet vith Missouri from Des Moinea to Columbia, Mo. If Missouri authorities sanction he track meet change, the event .'ill be held Saturday night. All high school basketball and wimming events were postponed. 'larksville, Aplington's Basketball Clubs in Split CLARKSVILLE -- Aplington and Clarksville high schools split a pair of basketball games here, the visit- ng first team winning 27 to 15, while the Clarksville reserves won 22 to 9. CCCBOYSSTftY AT COURTHOUSE Fuel Conserved at Clarion With New Shipments Gone Already. CLARION--Boys in the CCC camp here were housed Wednesday night in the courthouse and American Legion hall to conserve fuel, as the barracks are not being heated. Two truckloads o! coal arrived Wednesday from Fort Des Moines but this is being used sparingly in the cookhouse. Many of the boys have been sent home. Athletic and other night events for this week-end at the high schoo" have been called off to save the coal supply, which probably \vill run the school another week. There was no coal at dealers Thursday. A carload arrived Wednesday for the school and emergency orders were filled from it and another arrived which was quickly sold. Funeral for Koch of Hampton Held at Home HAMPTON--John Henry Koch 82, died at his home Sunday nighl due to infirmities of age. He wa: bom in Germany in 1854 and was married there to Hannah Sorensen In 1904 they came to this country and to Hampton where he was em ployed as a laborer. Surviving an six children, John, Herman, Emi and Alfred of Hampton, Christ o Minnesota and Mrs. Petra Berding Mason City. Funeral services con ducted by the Rev. G. A. Koch, pas tor of Trinity Lutheran church were to be held Thursday at 1:3' at the home and at 2 o'clock a Trinity Lutheran church with bur ial at Hampton. VIedal Awards Given for Tourney Planned During Next Week at Armstrong ARMSTRONG -- Armstrong has ieen selected as one of the points or holding an Iowa gold medal ama- eur basketball tournament. The lates here will be Feb. 17, 18, 19. The tournament will he under the auspices of the Central States asso- :iation and the local high school ath- etic fund is to benefit by the profits. The amount received by the local school will be used to purchase uniforms for the baseball team. Medal awards will be provided for the players by the association. )umont High School Has Loss and Win for Games DUMONT--Dumont high school's basketball team lost to New Hart- ord, 19 to 12, although Ahrens led Jie scoring with 7 points for Dumont. Gertsema scored 6 for New Hartford. The Dumont reserves won 26 to 23. Sfcell Rock is the next opposition for Dumont. "owa Wesleyan Runs Up Big Lead, Crushes Dub Hoopers MT. PLEASANT, (.T)--Iowa Wesleyan, running up a 31 to 8 lead at the half, overwhelmed Dubuque university, 58 to 32, here Wednesday night in an Iowa conference basketball game. Only one man of the 10 Coach Glen Bingham used against the Spartans failed to score a field- goal. Wesleyan's reserves played the visitors on even terms for the last 10 minutes. Bowling Scores Pliiycrs -- WOMEN'S LEAGCE MICKEY MOUSE 5II * -. 160 128 II. Glanvillc 118 no *'«' 143 120 Jones 166 116 Actual Pins 706 ~59(i Handicap 103 i 02 3rd 96 119 114 127 100 To. 3311 407 343 3110 383 556 1SSS 103 308 TOIAI, PINS ..808 698 6583164 Players-- Gicax DitiJi-r .... Jandresitz . Erlckson Actual I'll Handicap ST1XE SHOPPE 1st 2nd IIS 100 88 106 100 136 104 134 105 116 !( 50!) 582 Til 121 3rd 144 83 89 122 100 lo. 336 315 36H 321 538 IG2» 101 3IB TOTAL MXS 630 103 642 1873 H.OIUMlil. BEAUTY sllol- Butler Federation to Gather at Clarksville CLARKSVILLE--Seventeen members of the Woman's club attended the regular meeting at the home of Miss Alpha Moore. Six new members have joined recently. Plans were discussed for entertaining of the Butler county convention of federated clubs to be held at the Community church here the last Thursday in April. Mrs. Helen Scripture of Clarksville is county chairman. Rpbchnh Circle Meets. GARNER--Rcbckali circle held a regular social gathering with Mrs. S. C. Bates" with "Mrs. Ferd Schcpull assistant hostess. I'la.M'r; KflWor 105 rtalley 77 UnsliKeiiti IKt BID H- 114 334 82 j:i: 107 31? . 100 .101) S4! 1S3S 112 :i.W 1'OTAL I'INS 631 087 056187' GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB Forfeit. Players-- \Volsnak . OonRhrrty Bamhcr . Sclirrnmer Stephiui . D. K. LUKDBERG 1st 2nd 133 129 126 128 87 150 136 122 IOJ 114 3rd HI 95 140 I.Vt 111 to. 427 360 388 384 312 A c t u a l Tins ......... 603 Hnmlic;iri 7) 621 (114 1871 TOTAL TINS ......... R77 6i)8 718 L'O DIAMOND RlilTKR BREAD Players Scott rookmnn llrmrnran Shmifr I'.. Clrntlllr XOIAL rlSS . j 1st, fid 121 88 ll!t 1C". To. 23.1 3rd KS 133 II)!) Hit 146 r,i3 n,v, 113 33!) « 686 126 2M*

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