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TWENTY MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH i 1934 'RAPIDS, SIOUX CITY IN LEAGUE Compact Circuit Set Up in Western Loop for '34 Baseball Season. DBS MOINES, March 1. L¥-- Western league officials returned to their respective homes today satisfied that with the addition of Cedar Rapids and Sioux City to the circuit they had formulated -the "best league in 15 years." The Iowa cities were formally voted into the league at a meeting liere yesterday. They replaced Pueblo and Denver, Colo., who according to Dale Gear, league president, were ousted from the circuit for "business reasons" and in full accord with the league's constitutional rights. The new league, the most compact geographical .setup ever attained by the Western, will have franchises at Omaha, Des Moines, St. Joseph and Tppeka of the old organization, and Davenport and Rock Island besides the two cities taken in yesterday. Davenport and Rock Island were voted members at a. meeting at Cedar Rapids a week ago. The new setup established a gross yearly maximum of $25,000 for expenses for each club, Gear said. JUNIOR CAGERS I IN MANY GAMES Roosevelt Splits Doublebill With Lincoln, Laker Court Teams. i Roosevelt split a doubleheader ' j Tasketball game on the home floor I losing to Lincoln and winning from * Clear Lake Juniors. The score of the first game was Lincoln Seconds 24, 'i Roosevelt Seconds, 22. Roosevelt defeated Clear Lake 22 to 10. The first game was a thriller with i a score of 11 to 8 for Roosevelt at I .the half time. At the end of the reg- I ular playing time the score was 17 , all. Jh the first overtime period each team scored three points, making - = the score 20 all. Lincoln scored four ' points to two for Roosevelt in 'the second overtime to win. Waggoner of Lincoln, scored 16 of Lincoln's points, giving him high point hon- 1 . on. ·The second game saw the Roosevelt regulars easily defeat Clear Lake. All the members of the « 'Roosevelt squad were used ia the I contest. The score at the half was I Roosevelt 17, Clear Lake 9. Wood of |*--,,^S*j3gyelt,scored seven points for his _ J""" learn.' '· l' ;\ HKCOLN -SECONDS--S4 fs K DIlla'Mt (c) 13 0 Herboer t Shire c Waggoner Xnih f 1 0 1 T, 0 0 HOOSEVELT . SECONDS--22 ft « E a u Claire 1 4 0 Clausen f 3 0 Popnen I Gnelff c Felker g Fleming; K AVoodwnrd 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Total» 10 2 6 ·Totals 11 i 5 Referee: Olsen. HIGH SCHOOL TEAM TAKES MONROE GAME. Monroe Juniors lost a hard fought game to the freshman-sophomore team No. 3 Tuesday at Monroe, the score being H. S. 21, Monroe 19. The score at the end of each period was: First period, Monroe 5, H. S.. a; second period, Monroe 6, H. S. 9; third period Monroe 13, H. S. 15. Connelly of the High School team scored the- greatest number 4f points (14). CAGE SCORES By THE ASSOCIATED 1'KKSS STATE AMATEUR TOl'BNKV Rath Fackrm (Waterloo) 32: Aetna Ufei« (l« Moines) 1!. Mlchaeli (Des Molnej) 28: Sclmkfl (Waterloo) 17. . , SlieWon-Munn Am* 23: JlcrcliaiilJ ' Iowa Pnc'kliii (De« Molitn) 48: «'e»t Side Cafe (Newell) 37. UUBUQUE AROHDIOCESAJ* (Class B--Final Round.) St. Mary's (.Marshalltown) 28: SI. Joseph (Belleviw) 21. Class A--Final Round.) . St. Xavlcr (Dyersvllle) J6: Sacred Heart (Waterloo) 1G. FORT DODGK DIOCESAN' (Final Round.) St. Matthew's (Clare) 'X: Oat Lady at Good Council (Fonda) 20. MRSJJOfiEMAN, ACKLEY, IS DEAD Taken to Hospital Following Injury Causing Fractured Leg. ACKLEi', March 1.--Mrs. Fred Boheman, 62, died last night at an Iowa Falls hospital where she had been taken 10 days ago following an injury'which resulted in a fractured leg. Intestinal flu and heart disease, from which she had suffered some time, resulted in her death. Surviving are her husband, two daughters and two sons, Kartha, at home, Mrs. Clint Mogle, Fred and John, all of Ackley. ST.OOOBARlAT ALLISON BURNS Building Destroyed on Farm Occupied by Irving VanRader. ALLISON. March 1.--A large round barn with a silo in the center, built eight years ago at a cost of ?7,000 was destroyed by fire last night on the Rottink estate farm, three miles southeast of Allison, occupied by Irving VanRader. All of the stock except one horse and a calf was released. A combined large corn crib and granary was also destroyed. The barn was partly destroyed by a tornado six years ago. Insurance of $2,000 was carried on the building. SHARP CUT IN RECEIPTS STOPS HOG DECLINE LOWER PRICES ON WHEAT RULE Decline Largely Result of Bearish Estimates on Crop Condition. CHICAGO, March 1. QP)--Lower prices on wheat formed the rule today, largely as a result of March 1 oearisii estimates on the condition of domestic winter wheat. Tentative figures put tht 1934 probable production of United States winter wheat at 475,000,000 bushels, compared with 351,000,000 harvested last year. Unofficial returns suggested that abandonment of winter wheat acreage would be only about normal this season. Wheat closed unsettled % @ % under yesterday's finish, May 86% @%, Ju'y 85*i@%; corn unchanged to % higher, May 50%@%, July 52 }i @ % ; oats H@^i down, and provisions unchanged. Geese 8c Turkeys, No. 1 13c Merchant* tJuoUti»n» Eggs, cash ll-12c* Eggs, in trade 12-13c* Butter, Plymouth 32c Butter, Clear Lake 30c Butter, Clear Lake 30c Butter, State Brand 32c Butter, Very Best 32c Butter, Dairy Maid 30c Home grown potatoes, peck .... 30c "SDITOK'S NOTE--These representative quotation! were obtained by calling several downtown grocery stores. CHICAGO CASH GKAl.V CHICAGO. March 1. LW--wheat, No. 2 red 87)4c: No. 2 mixed 86%c; No, 2 hard (smutty) 84 %c. Corn, No. 2 mixed 4Sc; No. 3 mixed 48c; No. 4 mixed 4G^c; No. 2 yellow 46 8c: No. 3 yellow 47^iS48c; No. 4 yellow 47@47!ic; No. C yellow 44ic: No. 2 white 50®50Sc. Oats, No. 2 white 3oS35Wc: No. 2 white fancy 38Kc; No. 3 -white 345?34'.ic. Rye. none. Barley 50®80c. Timothy seed $7.25:57.50 cwt. Clover seed $11@14.25 cwt. lard, tierces, 36.50; loose law *6.UO; belllu $8.25. MasonCityCrain ASKS GUARANTEE OF HOME BONDS Message to MASON CITY, March 1.-Barley 28-40c No. 2 yellow old shelled corn ..33c No. 3 yellow new shelled corn . .32c No. 3 yellow ear corn 30c White oats, No. 3, 50 Ihs., or better 25',ic Roosevelt Congress Urging His Proposal. WASHINGTON, March 1. (.*-- i President Roosevelt today sent a message to congress asking that the principal of the home loan bonds be guaranteed. The president said that as a result of this operation he expected the home owners loan corporation would be able to extend further assistance for the modernization and JJJJ WHEAT-May July Sept CORN-May July ;ept OATS-May July Sept. RYE-May July Sept BARLEY-May July LARD-May July Sept- : BELLIES-May July THURSDAY GRAIN CLOSE. CHICAGO, March 1. !.TV-- .50 'j, .521* .33% Low .S."k .sr, .85?; .sou .51-s .51 .59 .601 .50% .55 li .34 ii .3414 .33 V, .594 .60S .61% 6.72 6.SO 7.00 S.22 S.55 TKCKSDAY GRAIN OPEN CHICAGO, March 1: H. S. XO. 3--21 310XKOE--19 tg ft f if It t T,ee«e t 0 0 1 Oarlock f 0 0 0 Conn'ly (c) f 1 0 0 Dodercr 1 Wood c 1 0 3 Hepner c 3 3 1 1 0 Major g U 0 1 Brlsbine (e) % 0 1 0 redelty i 2 1 0 Austin g 0 0 0 Totals 7 5 1 Totals 10 1 Heferec: Xcit. MADISON WINS IN FIRST NIGHT GAME. Madison celebrated its first night game by decisively defeating' the Monroe seventh grade team 14 to 2. The score at the half was 6 to 0 for Madison. Johnson of Madison scored 6 points for high point honor 1 ;. MADISON--It · tf It t JBuffinglon f 1 0 0 Jtullo f .Johnson I 3 0 1 Brijbine ( BumlBton i 0 0 1 XJ.cn c Batcher t MONROE 7th--J t f f t t 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Dlott 0 0 Young Total! 7 0 4 Total! 1 0 4 Referee: Hert. XINCOLN DROPS ONE TO ALUMNI CAGEKS Lincoln junior high lost a one- sided game to the alumni by a score of 28 to 9. The score at the half was 11 to 5 in favor of the alumni. J. Hert led the scoring with 9 points. XIKCOLN--9 ALUMNI--28 repair of homes. He proposed that outstanding WHEAT-May July Sept Sept. RYE-May July Sept. Open Today . .86% . .85% . .S6K . .50'; . .52% . .541; . .34% . .34% . .33% home loans bonds be exchanged for the .new type of bonds to be guaranteed as to principal as well as to BAK interest. * ]*?S The message also proposed that the home owners loan corporation be given authority to purchase bonds of the federal home loan banks for the purpose of making funds available to those banks and to building and loan associations "to encourage private building." PRESS BOX (Continued from Snorts page) through a mediocre" season, scoring 94 points. * * * Here's another north Iowa indie record, this one from Rake. After dropping 4 games, the cagers won 10 straight, then lost to the Savoy Hottentots. R. Mauss, center, leads the scoring with 142 points, followed by Jordahl with 130 and Smith, with 88. Jensvold, Frazier and Larson are the guards. Sept BELLIES-nay Close Yesterday .50% .52 y. .54% .3-1% .34U -33% .·ISVi 6.72 6. SO 7.00 Close Tr. Ago .li .1614 .16-i 4.07 4.10 4.22 4.42 Produce | MASON CITY, March 1.-Cash Quotations bj E. G. tVIorie (current receipts) lie Heavy hens, tts. and over ..9c Light hens . ___ , ............... 6c Springs (heavy breeds) ......... 9c Springs, (Leghorn breeds) ...... 5c Stags ................ ,, ......... 5c Old cocks (heavy) .................. 5c Ducks ......................... 7c CHICAGO fOULTK. CHICAGO, March 1. (JM--Poultry. live. 20 trucks, steady; hens over 5 Ibs. 13c. 5 bs. and under 14 ^c; Leghorn lienn 12c; White Rock broilers 22c, Plymouth Rock 24c. colored 21c, barebacks 18c: Rock springs fl8c, colored 17c; Leghorn chickens 12c; roosters 9c; turkeys 10 ® ISc; ducks 15 @ c; geese lOc. Dressed turkeys steady, prices unchanged. CHICAGO 1'RODCCK CHICAGO. March 1. OP)--Butter 6.S31, ! teady; creamery--specials (93 score) 2514 $26c; extras (92) 25c: extra firsts (90-91) 4@24%c: firsts (88-89) 23^@24c; sec- mds (83-87) 22^c; standards (90 centralized carlots) 24%c. Eggs 16,283, easy; extra firsts cars 16^c ( ocal 15*ic; fresh graded firsts cars 16Vic, ocal 15%c; current receipts 14Sic. CHICAGO, March 1. /P)--Egg futures closed: Storage packed firsts March 17 ] ,c; storage packed firsts April 17^c; refrigera- or standards October 19;c. Butter futures closed: Storage standards March 22 %c. Potato futures closed: Idaho russets March J2.10; Idaho russets April $2.42® 2.45. NEW YORK PRODUCE NEW YORK. March 1. LOT--Butter 11,366, steady. Prices unchanged; extra (92 score) %c. Eggs 17,225, irregular. Mixed colors, special packs or selections from fresh receipts ifi'lfl^c; standards and commercial standards 17*1 @18c; firsts 17c; seconds 1G© ic; mediums 39 Ibs. and dirties No. 1, 42 Ibs. I6c; average checks 13c. KANSAS CITY PRODUCE. KANSAS CITY. March 1. L=P--Eggs 13c. Other produce unchanged. CHICAGO PRICES UP 5-10 CENTS Top Moves Up to $4.70 as Bulk Sells Slowly at $4.25 to $4.60. CHICAGO, March 1. CD--Sharp curtailment of hog marketings the country over saved the market from a price slump today and quotations here were generally 5 to 10 cents higher. The top moved up to ?4.70 with the bulk of good hogs selling slowly at 54.25 to S4.60. Supplies here, 15,000 head, were 5.000 less than the estimate and 10,000 fewer than last Thursday's receipts. The processing tax was increased 75 cents to $2.25, effective today, and producers feared a sharp slump in prices as a result. About $1 Higher. Current hog prices are about SI higher than a year ago, but killers are paying almost twice as much because of the ?2.25 processing tax. Outside markets also reported a sharp falling off in supplies with price trend mixed, some points being steady, others as much as 25 cents lower and a few 10 to 15 cents higher. Cattle trade was slow with prices ranging from steady on best steers and yearlings to weak and 25 cents lower for others. Best yearlings topped at $7.25. Cattle receipts during February were the largest since 1929 at 180,000 head. Steady to Strong. Sheep were steady to strong with bids on good fat lambs up to $10 and best lots held above 510.25. Trade was fairly active because of small receipts. Sheep receipts during February were 218,000, or 117,000 fewer than in 1932 and the smallest run since 1892. Hog receipts during last month totaled 554,000 head, 17,000 more than in 1933 and with the exception of February, 1932, 'the smallest run since 1893. Hog Markets IOWA HOCS Hog prices at Iowa markets Thursday: WATERLOO--Prime hogs 180 to 240 Itis. $3.804.10; 240 to 260 Ibs. $3.SOgM.10: 200 to 300 Ibs. 53.756)14.08; 300 to 350 Ibs. W.50 613.90; good packers $3.30@3.50. CEDAR RArlDS-^Prime hogs 180 to 200 Ibs. 53.90; 260 to 280 Ibs. 53.85; 280 to 300 Ibs. J3.80; 300 to 320 Ibs. 53.75; 320 to 340 Ibs. J3.70; good 'packers to 350 Ibs. 53.20: to 400 Ibs. 53.15; to 450 Ibs. 53.10; to 300 Ibs. S3.05. Corn--Steady. OTTUMWA--Steady to lOc higher; 140 to 160 Ibs. $2.75; 160 to 180 Ibs. 53.75; 180 to 220 Ibs. 51.20; 220 to 240 Ibs. 54.20; 240 to 260 Ibs. 54.10; 260 to 280 Ibs. $4; 280 to 310 Ibs. 53.90; 310 to 350 Ibs. 53.75; over 350 Ibs. S3.35@3.65: packers under 350 Ibs. 53.20a'3.50: packers 350 to 450 Ibs. 53.10 (L63.40; packers over 500 Ibs. 52.9023.20; thin packers 52.50 and down. 1ES M01XES--Unchanged. COMBINED HOG HECEll'1'.-i. DES MOINES, March 1. «V-Conlbi hog receipts at 22 concentration yards and 7 packing plants located in interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended at 8 a. m. today were 16.100 compared with 31,300 a week ago and 19,600 a year ago. Uneven, mostly steady to lOc higher, in- ACTION DULL IN STOCK MARKET Trading Quiet at Moderately Lower Levels Following Selling Flurry. NEW iORK, March 1. (.B--Following a brief selling flurry in the forenoon today, stocks mulled about quietly at moderately lower levels. U. S. Smelting was heavily sold, dropping around 6 points and American Can and Allied Chemical lost i 1 to 2. General Motors, American i Telephone, New York Central and ,i lle( i Consolidated Gas yielded only frac- stances 5c to lOc lower; light for Thursday. Indications loading Quotations [ollow: Light lights 140 to ICO Ihs.. good and choice, J3.15SM; light weights, 160 to 180 Ibs. 53.60S4.25; 180 to 200 Ibs. S45P4.35; medium weights 200 to 220 US. S45J4.35; 220 to 250 Ibs. $4®4.35; heavy weights 250 to 290 Ibs. S3.90@4.3.5; 290 to 350 Ibs. 53.80(314.20; packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs., good, 53.30^)3.75; 350 to 425 Ibs.. good. S3.13S3.63; 423 to 550 Ibs., good, S3 S3. CO. scarce, little changed; car choice around 1275 Ib. beeves S6.2D; majority eligible arouad S4.75SJ5.50; few good heifers S5^ ..2.1; majority beef cows J3W3.75; low cut- era and cutters mainly sl.85Si2.73; few medium to good stockers S3.75®4.35. HOGS 3,500; very little done; few early sales to shippers around steady; odd lots 160 to 180 Ib. weights {3.50fl)4.15; 85 head choice 271 ib. butchers $4.33; packers bidding fully 25c lower or 54. down for butchers and 53.50 down on sows. SHEEP 4.500; no early bids on slaughter classes; buyers "generally indicating weak to lower on ted lambs; prospects little changed on other classes; holding best fed lambs around 510: late Wednesday lambs fully steady; top S9.90. NEW TORK POULTRY. NEW YORK, March 1. t/FJ--Dressed poultry steady, unchanged. Live poultry firm. Chickens, express and broilers, express unquoted; all other freight and express unchanged. HIDES, WOOL quotations Furnished by Wolt Bros., Inc., 308 Fifth Street Southwett. HIDES Horsehides $1-75 Cured eef hides Sftc Green beef hides 4c WOOL No. 1 clean bright 24c Ib. Semibright 23c !b. Rejects 19o Ib. WOO*. MARKET. BOSTON, March 1. LT)--U. S. department of agriculture-Scattered small lots on several grades of domestic wool were sold at steady prices. A large percentage of the calls were on average French combing 64s and finer territory wools 'a original bags at 82-84 cents scoured basis. It other greasy lines, the bulk of the demand was on 48s, 50s, U blood at 69-71 cents scoured basis for strictly comb. ing fleeces and at 72-74 cents for strictly j combing territory lines. Low Vi blood 46s territory wool was sold this week at 62-65 cents scoured basis. July ... . MINNEAPOLIS FLOCR MINNEAPOLIS, March 1. UPJ--Wheat 24 cars, 168 a year ago; % cent lower; cash: No 1 northern S4',4@S6Ue: l\o. 1 dark northern 15 protein 84}i@87lic: 14 protein S7Vic; Ko. 1 amber durum S1.03%®1.03=i No. 2 amber durum Si;BS@1.08»:: No. 1 red durum SO'iSSZXc; May S2ic; July 82=tc; Sept. 82c. Corn, No. 3 yellow 41@43c. Oats, No. 3 ivhlte 3H4@32iic. OMAHA CHAD.". OMAHA, March 1. lip--Wheat, dark hard No. 3, S0%c; No. 5, 73lie; hard fco. 2, SOV-c- Ko. 3, 79c. Corn, yellow No. 2, UVjc: No. 3. lie. Oats, no trading reported. KANSAS CEC1- GRAIN. KANSAS CfTY. March 1. I.T-Wheat 61 cars; unchanged to %c lower. Ko. 2 dark hard 89»i«S6c nominal; Ko. 3, 79fcc; to. 2 hard 80"ACt81 ic; No. 3, SlSSl'uc; No. Mason City Livestock MASON CITY, March 1.-HUGS Unchanged. Best sorted lights 200-240 54.00 Best medium velght butchers 240-200 S4.0U Best heavy butchers 260-300 $3.90 Best prime heavy butchers .. 300-350 S3.75 Best Picking sows, smooth .. 300-350 $3.30 Best heavy sows, smooth .. 350-400 $3.20 Best big heavy sowa, smooth 450-500 53.10 (140. 160, 180) $3.00, $3.40, ?3.60 CATTLE Choice young steers .. 900-1,000 $4.75-5.30 Medium to good yearling steers .... 900-1,000 .13.75-473 Choice corn led steers 1,000-1,200 54.50-5.23 Medium to good core fed steers 1,000-1,200 S3.7i3-4.50 Low grade steers .. $2.50-3.50 Fair heifers 600-800 S2.75-3.50 uood Heifers 600-800 S3.50-4.oo choice to prime heifers 600-800 S4.oo-4.50 Butchers cows, fair to good 52.00-2.50 tionally. Transfers approximated 1,300,000 shares. Stocks sulked during the first hour or so, then drooped under a brief selling wave which was attributed partly to discouraged liquidation and partly to the heavy rumor crop. Business and industrial news was still good. But Wall street was in a worrying mood. Wheat sagged and cotton and other, commodities were hesitant- Bonds were mixed. Foreign exchanges showed no disposition to move out of a rather narrow groove. Curb Market Good to choice cows Choice to prime cows ,,, Inferior cannera Fair to good cannera ... Good cutter cows Common to fair Dulls ... Fair to good beavy bulls Good to cboice bulls ... Good to choice calves, S2.50-2.75 $2.75-3.00 '0-1.00 $1.50-2,00 $1.50-2.00 Jl.75-2.50 ......S2.00-2.50 130-190 S5.50-6.00 Medium to good calves, 130-190 S4.50-5.50 inferior and common calves .... .53.00 down CAMBS Chqlce lambs 70-90 S7.73-3.25 Medium to good lambs ,.. 70-90 56-75-7.75 Buck lambo $1 under grade. Quotations subject to mariiet fluctuations. Market Notes By TICKER TAPE K. Cook'n f Jlmlnez t Trudo c McKenzy o .r. C'k'n (c) Balek K Hull ( ft rt f 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 [ 1 0 2 0 0 0 i i a is it i IK It I ,1. Hert (c) 1 3 3 3 Connolly I 2 C Banning t 2 ^ 1 TekiDoe c 2 0 1 Berry S 0 1 2 Thompson K S O U Totals 4 1 8 Referee: E. Hert. Totals 11 6 9 Filipinos Dead and 22 111 as Result of Fungus Dinner SAN LUIS OBISPO, Cal., March 1. OP)--A fungus dinner Monday night at Arroyo Grande, 16 miles south of here, had resulted today in the death of nine Filipinos. Twenty- two others, with two. white men, their employers, were seriously ill. After recent heavy rains, mushrooms grew rapidly In the Arroyo Grande Valley but the Filipino vegetable pickers and their employers, Jack and Walter Huber, ranchers, apparently did not know the difference between the deadly toadstool and the edible mushrooms. Hake Hate Kakn Bake Rake Rake Rake Kake Rake Rake Kake Rake Rake Bake Rake 19 30 17 61 42 33 53 39 37 31 Woden Bricelyn Blue Earth ISrlcelyn Thompson .'. Lakota Thompson Rake H. S Savoy Hottentots . East Chain Lakotu Scarvllie Wesley East Chain AFar.-s. Clr*., M. C nominal": Ko. 3. 43',J@i44c nominal. Oats. 5 cars: unchanged to «e lower !so ·2 white 3i@34£c nominal; I.O. 3. 32feS 34Hc nominal. Miscellaneous For Ike Waltons At 5 o'clock in the morning, April 1, trout may be lawfully taken in north Iowa, in Allamakee, Clayton, Fayette, Howard, and Winneshiek counties, and the Walthonians of the section may have cause for happiness in the prospects for a great trout season. The state fish and game commission has liberated 43,000 trout of different species, 7 to 12 inches in size, and many deep holes and pools have been provided by artificial means in the 30 official trout streams of the northeast section of the state. Iowa's trout waters should be equal to any. POTATO MARKET CHICAGO. March 1. (.r)--D. S. department of agriculture- Potatoes 63. on track 357. total U. S. shipments 724: old stock, russets slightly stronger, demand and trading good, other stock" steady, demand and trading moderate: sacked per cwt.: U. S. No. 1, Wisconsin round whites S1.77S01.S2S, few higher; unclassified 51.50S1.55; Minnesota Red river Ohlos Sl.60gil.65; Colorado McClures SZffl 2.10, few higher; slightly frozen $1.90S 195: Idaho russets S2.05ei.13. mostly : around S2.10: combination grade S1.80@ 1 90' new stock steady, demand and trading I moderate; Florida bushel crates bliss triumphs $1.60. LAKE MILLS MAN FINED Clifford Godtland, Lake Mills. was fined 310 and costs Thursday morning by John C. Shipley, police judge, on a charge of intoxication. He was arrested Wednesday evening on South Federal avenue. NEW YORK SUGAR. XEW YORK. March 1. !/P--Raw sufar steady and unchanged today. Futures advanced 1 to 2 points. No chances in refined. MINNEAPOLIS *ixn;ii. MINNEAPOLIS. March 1. J-- rhanged. Shipments 2S.094. Pure bran $17® 17.50. Standard middlings $I6@16.50. News in abundance appeared- Wednesday, origin points being Washington, corporations and majir industries. Markets failed to take important cognizance of the development ot this nature., trading in stocks being dull and sentiment blowing hot and cold with the result that an early rally was followed by a descent that not only erased average gains of as much as two points but left the list at the close fractionally under the preceding day. Market observers thought they noted in- 1 creased liuuldatlon late In the session, occasioned, it was believed, by the moderate recovery achieved In morning dealings. FOREIGN TRADE SHOWS GAINS January 'foreign trade continued to hold substantial gains over a year ago, department of commerce figures released Wednesday indicate. Exports, including re-exports of general merchandise, totaled 5172.000.000 for the month, comparing with S120,559,000 a year ago January domestic exports were S169,- 531,000 compared with SHS.559,000. Imports for domestic consumption were 5128,536.000 against 592,718.000. Commerce department officials explained the difference in figures .is compared with j previous reports, saying that while they announced domestic export totals plus re- exporting, which continues the old basis of announcing export merchandise figures, general import totals on the basis of previous tabulations arc no longer available. Thoy now -are classified as imports for consumption, excluding imports which are to be re- exported, heretofore Included in the total. . ELECTRIC rOH'EB SHOWS INCREASE Electric power production in the United States, aided by storms and cold weather in p5pulous Midwestern and eastern areas, established the best comparison with a year earlier to be reported since the week ended Aug. 5, 1933, in the Washington birthday holiday week ended Feb. 24. Production figures, released Wednesday by Edison Electric Institute, revealed that weather conditions more than offset holiday effects, output rising to 1.646,465,000 kilowatt hours, a gain of 15.5 per cent over the comparable week of 1933 against a margin of 11.6 per cent .1 week earlier on output totaling 1.(540.951,000 unltJ. Although the comparison with a. year ago was favored by the fact that in the 1933 week the approach of the banking crisis had a restrictive effect on Industry thers was also present the consideration that the Aug. 5 comparison was a comparison between the crest of an Initial post-depression boom and the trough of a four year depression. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO. March 1. UP)--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 15,000. including 6.000 direct; slow, few sales 5 to 10 cents higher than Wednesday; ISO to 250 Ibs. S4.50Sf4.70; top 54.70: odd lots packing sows 15 to 25 cents lower at' S3.65lS3.90; light light good and choice 140 to 160 Ibs. S3.50SM.25; light weight 160 to 200 Ibs. S4©4.70; medium weight 200 to 250 Ibs. S4.50@4.70; heavy weight 250 to 350 Ibs. S4.25©4.60; packing sows medium and good 275 to 550 ibs. 3.50@S4; pigs good and choice 100 to 130 Ibs. 52.50 83.50. CATTLE 7,000; calves 2,000; fed steers and yearlings less active than Wednesday; about steady on better grade yearlings, but generally weak to 25c lower on weighty steers; strictly grain fed offerings scarce; inbetween grade yearling heifers weak; cows strong to 25c higher; bulls and vealers fully steady; largely stefcr run; top S7.25; slaughter cattle and vealers: Steers, good and choice. 550 to 900 Ibs.. S6.25CJ7.50: 900 to 1100 Ibs. S6.25SP7.50; 1100 to 1300 Ibs. 55.25 U7.35: 1300 to 1500 Ibs. $4.75@7; common and medium. 550 to 1300 Ibs., S4S6; heifers, good and choice, 550 to 750 Ibs., $5® 6.75; common and medium 53.75@5; cows, Rood. 53.755)4.25; common and medium S3 ff3.75; Inw- cutter and cutter S1.75®3: bulls (yearlings excluded) good (beef) S3.25® 3.75; cutter, common and medium. 52.60S) 3.40; vealers, good and choice, 56.50^8: medium S5.50@6.50: cull and common 54® 5.50; stocker and feeder cattle: steers, good and choice, -500 to 1050 IDs.. S4.50@3.75; common and medium S3.25(54.75. SHEEP 10.000; desirable fat lambs in active demand; asking 10-25c and more higher: few sales upward to 510: better kinds held well above $10.25; sheep firm: ewes S3.50'55.50: best light weights quotable Higher; lambs. 90 Ibs. down, good and choice. S9.251tlO.25; common and medium S7.25Co)9.50; fio to 9S Iba.. good and choice. SS.50EP10.15; ewes. 90 ii 150 Ibs.. good and choice, S4(ft'5.75: all weights, common and medium, S3ff4.50. OMAHA LIVESTOCK. OMAHA, March 1. (.71--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 7,000; early trade limited to weights under 240 Ibs.; 5-10c higher; underweights 13-25c up: major packers bidding 25C lower on butchers: sows off more; good to choice 190 to 240 Ibs. S4.25S4.33; top si.35; packers bidding 53.95 down; 150 to 190 Ibs. S3.50P4.25; 100 to 150 Ibs. S2.!0@3.50; most bids on sows at S3.00; few sold up to ?3.80; early; stags salable at S2.75fJf3.25; average cost Wednesday 54.12: weight 246; for the month ot February 53.99. weight " CATTLE 5,500: calves 300; slaughter steers and she stock slow, steady to weak; bulls 10-15c lower; vealers steady; stockers and feeders scarce; fed steers and yearlings S4.75lS6.25; yearling 56.35; choice around 1175 Ib. weights 56.50; heifers S4.25B5.25: beef cows SS-iH; cutter grades S2.25@2.90; few stroncweight cutters S3; medium bulls S2.75ff3; practical top vealers 56- SHEEP 10.000: lambs opened slow, early bids weak to 25c lower; selers generally asking stronger; other classes scarce, steady; early bids fed wooled lambs S8.25U 9.60: bulk held upward to 510; fed clipped lambs S8.15©8.25; choice light ewes eligible up to 55.50; early sales feeding lambs 58.85; mixed fats and feeders up to S9.10. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK. KANSAS Cm", March 1. (.TV-U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 4,500: 880 direct; very slow, uneven 25-350 lower than Wednesday's average- practical top 54.15; good and choice, 140 to 160 Ibs. S3.255I.4.15; 160 to 180 Ibs. 53.75(5)4.15; ISO to 290 Ibs. S4@4.15; 290 to 350 Ibs. S3.95@4.10; packing sows, J.5 to 550 Ibs., S3.40S'3.S5. CATTUE 3,500; calves 700; short fed heifers slow and weak; other killing classes of cattle fully steady; some strength on steers with weight; vealers steady to jOc lower- stockers and feeders weak; best long vearllngs held above 57; steers, good and choice, 550 to 900 Ibs.. S5.65Si7.15: 900_to 1100 Ibs.. S5.65{i7.15; 1100 to 1300 Ibs. So-9 685- 1300 to 1500 Ibs. S4.7586.25; common and medium, 550 Ibs. up, 53.75Sf5.65; heifers good and choice, 530 to 900 Ibs. S4.6S8, 625: common and medium, 550 to 900 Ibs., S3S4.75: cows. good. S2.50S14; common and dium $2.90@3.50; low cutter and cut.er $2ip2.90; vealers (milk fed) medium to choice 54^7: cull and common 53^4.03: sticker and feeder steers, good and choice all weights) 54-2505-75; common and medium (all weights) 52.75(5)4.50. SHEEP 6,000; practically nothing sold early opening bids lower; best fed Iambs held above 59.85; lambs, good and choice (x) 90 Ibs. down S9S9.85; common and medium 90 Ibs. down. S7!B I 9: good and choice (x) 90 to 98 Ibs. $8.75fi9.85: yearling weth- ers medium to choice. 90 to 110 Ibs., 55.75 -J8.50: ewes, good and chice, 90 to 150 Ibs. (x)--Quotations based on e^'es and weth- ers. NEW YORK, March 1. l.T--Curb stock began the new month under intermittent selling pressure today. Flurries of offerings brought occasional reactions, although a few specialties managed to buck the trend. Trading at times was fairly active, especially when the list was declining. Industrials and utilities generally sagged. Metals were fairly firm. New York and Honduras, New Jersey Zinc and Newmont making some progress. Gulf Oil Improved a point on early transfers but Standard of Indiana eased slightly. Electric Bond and Share, Swift and company and Hiram Walker had occasional reactions of moderate proportions. Stock List NEW YOKK STOCKS. NEW YORK, Mtrch 1. L.W-- final Quotations. Allegheny 4 Al Che £ Dye 151 Am Can 102 Am For Pow S-i Am Pow Lt 9H Am Steel Fdrs 21 \ Am Sugar JiS '/i T T 120(i Am Tob E 72 U Am Water Wks 21 56 19 li 19 fc Anaconda Atchison All Rel Auburn Aviation Cor B 0 Barnsdall 6514 30 (6 51% 7% 3D 51 S'i 13 J l % M'.t 16U 17 3214 11)3 5 ri: Warn fi"urr Add Canada Dry Can Pac Case Ches o t N W Chic Gt W Chic Ct W pf C M S 'P P C M S F p pf C R I t P Chrysler Col C 4 E Comwlth Sou Cons Gas Cons Oil Contl Can Contl Ins Contl Mot Corn Prod Curtiss Wr Deere pfd Du Pont Eastman El Pow Sc u Fox Film A Freeport Tex Gcnl Am Trans 40« Cen El 20V. Gen Foods Gen Motors Gillette ·iohel qjld Dust C*odrich Goodyear Grab Paige Gt Nor pfd Gt West SUE Hudson 111 Cent Int Harv Int Nick Can I T t T 73'j ·13 T; 9* 6% 15 ',4 39 14 12 % 7 Hi ·I'.i 901,". 90 141: 33 a 38=4 11% S-"i 19 '.i 15 % 37% 4 2754 28 20 321* 41 23 ?i Johns Manv Kennecott Krcsge Llg My B Loews Loose WIlea Lorillard Maytag McKess Rob Mid Cout Pet H K T Mo Pac Mont Ward :n Nash 2G '.i Natl Bisc 40=» Nat Cash Re A 19 U Nat Dairy 15V* Nat Distill 26;, Nat Pow t Lt 11 s ! N V Cent 37!, N i" N U H 18-j No Araer 19 No Pac 30V; Oliver Farm pc 20 Packard 5 Penney Penn Phillips Pet Proc Gam Pullman E G A R K 0 Rem Rand Rep Stl Rey Tob B Roy Dutch Sears Roe Shell U Skelly Socony Vac So Pac St Brands St G i E St Oil Cal St Oil N J Stew Warner Stone i Web Studcbakcr Tex Corp Tex Gulf Sul Tim Rol B Un Carb Un Pac Unit Air United Corp U S Ind Alco S3 U S Rubhec 19 U S Steel 54 Wabash 4: Warner Pict 7 West El llfg 39 33 Va .17 38 "« 5 S 3',, 111. 40 4 JO 38 i, 46'i, 9U 10 7% ' 36 44 'i 125 Vi 24 ii Woohvorth Wrlgley Yel Tr 50 SS', Bond Market NEW YORK, Match 1. l.T.i--Trading in the bond market moved at a slow pace during the first halt of the day and again the trend o( values was irregular. In many of the secondary issues and in some df the prime ratines as well as sm.-' 1 transfers were enough to put prices up t . down ^ point or so. There was no uniformity of trend in any group, but for the most part changes were narrow. A few of the utility and communications classifications sagged owing to a lack of support, consolidated Gas 5VzS yielded half a point and Postal Telegraph 5s dropped a point. Rails which bettered their position by small margins Included some loans of Allegheny corporation, Canadian Pacific Debentures, Missouri Pacific 5s and Pennsylvania General 4«s. There were fractional losses In Southern Pacific 4tes and Baltimore and Ohio 4%s. A little ground was lost by American and Foreign Power 5s. Goodyear 5s, National Dairy 5'is and Shell Union OH 5s. Against moderate gains in American Smelting 5s. Bethlehem Steel 5s. Texas corporation 5s and Youngstown sheet and Tube 5s. There was general Inaction in the U- S. government list with prices narrowly irregular Treasury is rose -1-32S of a point and the 3vis showed a like loss, which measured the maximum swing. Traders moved cautiously in the foreign division in whicn few Important price changes were recorded during the early trafl- ing Slight improvement marked Belgium 7s, Brazil 6%*, Canada 4s and German .s. Italy 7s slipped off half a point. TJ. S BOND !COTATIONS. NEW YORK. March 1. LP1--United States government bonds closed: Liberty 3V'-s 102.1. Liberty First 414s 102.22. Liberty Fourth 4US 102.31. Treasury 4'.is 47-52 108.22. Treasury 4g 44-54 105.8. Treasury 3%s 40-43 June 100.;6. Treasury :iUs 46-49 9S.20. Treasury 3s 51-35 97.7. Cen Pub Serv Cities Service Katz DruK Llbby-McNell -Midwest util M W Ut C pfd CHICAGO STOCKS CHICAGO, March 1 Natl Leather " Natl Standard 2r 31^t Northwest Banco 4"; 4-i Swift i Co 'i Swift Intl · - Zenith INVESTMENT TRUSTS Bid and asked on March 1: Corporate tr sh 2.0S Corp Tr Sh AA Mod 2.3S Corp Tr Sh Accum Ser .. 2.03 Corp Tr Accum Ser Mod .. 2.3G Dividend Sh 1.24 Nationwide Sec .. .... 3.46 Nationwide Sec Vtc .. 1.3r Nor Amer Tr Sh 1.S6 Nor Amer Tr Sh 1955 2 4 3 Quarterly Inc Sh l!s7 Selected Am Sh 2.70 Selected Cum Sh 7.00 Selected Income Sh 3.62 Super Corp Am Tr A .... 3.05 U S El I. Pow A 1214 U S El L Pow B 2.17 U S El I, i Pow B Vtv ... .85 2.49 1.26 3.5(5 1.45 Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS ANO CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck Building Telephone No. V LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO, March 1. (.P)--Official estimated receipts tomorrow: Cattle 2,000: hogs 15,000; sheep 9,000, Representative Sales CHICAGO, March 1. m-- U. S. department o£ agriculture-- Representative sales: Heavy -43 59 55 62 Medium S3 75 82 Steers -43 20 17 24 38 20 10 ·JOT 293 270 251 -246 228 216 208 HO 4.30 4.35 4.40 4.50 4.50 4.70 4. 63 4.60 CAT cs. Lights-87 93 72 55 Light L 26 31 H.E. 192 185 173 167 iphls -156 152 · Heifers-- 11S3 966 1221 1246 1540 OSS 1730 7.23 7.00 6.3o 5.75 Ti.15 5.00 t.75 ^IIT 12 30 25 IS · Cows -2 15 4 :i :KP 715 721 S94 733 1310 1136 9S5 S20 4.70 4.60 4.50 4.40 4.25 4.00 6.50 6.25 5.25 4.30 (.25 3.50 2.7E 2.00 Lamson Brothers Market Letter MARKET REVIEW Wheat--Considering its bearish surroundings wheat was regarded as hiving given a creditable performance. Transactions were being attributed to uneasiness re- private reports were issued today, showed a condition for winter wheat of i-J.D to 77.S compared with the government Dec. 1 fipire or 74.3 and with below 59 last year when the condition was the lowest on record. The crop was tentatively estimated around 475.000,000 compared with 3=1.000,000 harvested last year. Winnipeg held with- UUU IlancavcM .00.. j -.-. ---.--^ = ^..|i In a narrow range with export sales small Corn--The undertone remained firm ami closed about unchanged, removal ol against shipping sales were again Coi prices hedges J U , J l U J m l c u lu Vrttivv.. ~-~l I t h a r arkets until there are developments either Fed Westerns-- TOLEbO, changed. TOLEDO SEEDS March 1. (.T)- WRESTLING RESULTS A flint spearhead 16 inches long and 12 inches wide was uncovered by CCC workmen near Stephenville, llxas. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEXICO. D. F.--?,Mck Lnt*c, California, deft.'tci! Rudy Skarda, t«ro ont of three tails. . NEW TORK--Jark nloomfield. 185. New fork, thrriv A n d y Mrlinrr, 183. Texas, to SOUTH ST. 1'AUL LIVESTOCK. SOUTH ST. PAUL. March 1. (.PI-- U. department of agriculture -CATTLE 2,200; steers slow, steady strong: good medium weights S5ft5.60; some better finished steers held above SG; little done on lighter weights: mostly pialn quality; she st^ck about steady; few heifers 53®5; best held toward $6; low cutter and cutter cows Sl-TS^.-S; few beef cows to S3.25; bulls unchanged, odd head S2.ri05I 2.S5: desirable stockers scarce: late Wednesday choice 138" Ibs. steers S5.75; calves 2.000; mostly steady, spots higher for two days; good and choice $j;t?6,50; strictly chilce S7. HOGS 5,r,00; slow, mostly sales' to shippers and on government account; fully steady to strong; better 140 to 240 Ins. S3.50 @4.20; early top S4.20; few bids on packing sows 53.65 down; average cost Wednesday $3.98; weight 215; for the m^nth. cost S3. 95; weight 212. SHEEP 1.000; scattered early sales slaughter classes about steady, few Rood to choice native lambs 59.50; best lambs held higher: medium grade natives S8frS."5: odd head slaughter ewes $3.50JT5: bulk fed lambs late Wednesday $9. 6539.75. I 140 I 24 : 220 39 91 97 S5 59 SO 10.10 10.10 10.10 10.00 9.85 0.75 Natives-40 S7 31 10.10 9.75 Clipped Lambs-288 SO S Ewes-- .',.50 r,.50 way. Butter-Market conditions seem to have registered some improvement within the past 2 V E M-The egg market turned easy apin this morning with quotations unchanged on undergrade., to off H cent on current receipts and 1. c. i. u£ !~=t and extra firsts, Comment: Present Indications goi backs. NEW TORK CUBB QUOTATIONS Amer Gas El 25T's Hud B M S 9:s Am Sup Pow 3% Humble Oil 41U Ark Kat Gas A 1-ti Nlag Hud 7 Assoc G El A 1% Pennroad Corp 3Vi Can Marconi 3=; s O Ind 23% Eisler El 14 s 0 Ky 16 El Ed Sh 171.4 United Gas 2=i Ford M of Can 22 Un L P A 3B Ford M of Ens 55i Utll P L 1'i Hecla Mining 7 CHICAGO STOCKS BendiK AvI Cp 19S Lions 0 H Co 4;, B'org-Warn Cp 241i Marshall Field 16'- lutler Bro- 10;S Swift t Co 165; Cord Company 6^i NEW YORK STOCKS Alaska Juneau 19 H: Lambert Co Am Bank Note 1S}£ Am Car Fdy 2ST's Am Eoll'g Mills 247i Am Metal 23% Am Ra S Co 14"£ Am S Re Co 44 U Am Tob 72 U Atlantic Re Co 30 J i Ar £ Co B (III) 6 Assoc Dry Gds 16ij Baldwin Lo 13 Barnsdall Oil A SK Briggs Mts Co 15% E'est i Co Byers A M Co Calif Panking Corn Credit ComI Solvents Cont OH Cream of Wht Cudahy Pack'g Curtlss Wr pfd 9=i First Natl sirs 57% Gr North'n Ore 13 U Hershey Ch Co 52 Houst Oil (new) 4 IS Indian Ref 3rg Kelvinator Corp 187s Kroger Groc 30 3054 27 24 2S'i 27 U 1SS 32=1 Liquid Carb Cp 27 Mack TrucK 3-5 Mathieson Alk 34 3 ^ Mex Seab'd Oil 35 McKess £ Robb 7 North Amer Av 5r* Otis Steel '63; J C Penney Co 64'i- Pillsbury Flour 21 Pure Oil Co 12=j, Purity Bak Cp 15=i Pub Ser ot N J 38 Reading Co 51H Eeo Motors 5 St Joseph Lead 22 ] ,a Simmons Co 19 So Calif Edison 18=i Tide Wa Oil Co 10 !i U S Ind Al 53 Util P L A 3"i Vanadium 27 Si Union OH Calif 18 Un Gas Imp 17 Y« Western Myld 141i Warren Bro Co 11 T .i Western Union 55 Worth'n Pump 25 Wrigley Jr Co 58^ point JOHN F.CLARK AND CO. MARKET INFORMATION S25 I. O. F. Bldg. Phone 845 ^uiniuciii. * ifcav».i, - - - iod buying of either butter or eggs on set- Educational Relief Classes Continuing The educational relief classes are to be continued indefinitely according to latest announcement received here. The design and sewing classes under direction of Mrs. Helene Amling and Miss Lilly Sanberg are to be supplemented by classes in handcrafts of various types. These will be conducted with sewing and design classes meeting at usual time and place. SIOUX CITY LIVESTOCK. SIOUX CITY. March 1. I.TA--U. S. department of agriculture-CATTLE 3,500: slaughter steers and yearlings slow: better grades about steady: bid- . dine around 10-15C lower on others: flit she .,, , .Mock about s t e a d y : stockcr* nd feeders | dairy depaHmfm A new department store in Johannesburg, South Africa, is air- conditioned and houses 11 sections. frpsh trC -" and MESERVEY WINS 2 FIRST RANKS Swaledale Also Takes High Place in Preliminary De- clam Contest. SWALEDALE. March 1.--A preliminary state declamatory contest was held Wednesday in the high school gym. Results were: Oratorical, Harold Pals of Meservey, first; Carl Morris of Thornton, second; dramatic,, Darlene Cooper of Meservey, first: Edith Peterson of Thornton, second; humorous, Victoria Urbatch of Swaledale. first: Karl Brown of Thornton, second. Biology and child psychology are increasingly popular : Oklahoma. ported. the state subjects librarian in re- '9ON TOWN TOPICS The market was steady at the start but soon the selling that took place at the close yesterday continued to whittle prices down to the extent of a point or so in leading issues. At the same time a few specialtie- were quite strong and at new high levels. It looks to us still as if we were approaching, not a selling climax, but a gradual reversal ot the recent trend. 1'oungstown operations at 54 per cent, up YOUXGSTOWIs*--Steel plant operations in the Youngstown area rebounded 3 points to 34 per cent of capacity at midweek from the 51 per cent rate at which the week opened. Operations week ago were at 54 per cent and last week's average was 53 per cent. Mill managers here believe that only serious labor troubles in automobile factories will prevent a further increase In production here as railroad programs and/ building programs get under way with increased demand for metal. PHILADELPHIA--In conformity with a prior notice given to its employes the Atlantic Refining company has recently mad*the first payment under a new wage scale that is effective from Jan. 1, 1934, the company announced today. Write Postmaster Exams. P O P E J O Y , March 1. -- John Schneider, W. L. Hammitt, Mrs. E. H. Bolk, V. Rogers and E. H. Bolk wrote the civil service examination at Iowa Falls for the Popejoy post- mastership. John Schneider is net- ing postmaster at present.

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