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Mason City, Iowa
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TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 1 m 193* BLAST DAMAGES CORWITH HOUSE Home Occupied by Dr. Wailey Moved on Foundation; Windows Broken. CORWITH, March 7.--An explosion of an oil heater in the basement of the house occupied by Dr. P. E. Walley caused $500 damage to the house and contents about 8 o'clock Tuesday morning. The heater was being used to heat wash water. No one was in the basement at the time. The house was moved off the foundation, windows were broken and plaster torn off the walls in the front bedroom. Much of the damage to the contents of the house was caused by smoke. O. T. Garnant of Berkley owns the house. Blinding Blizzard Blamed for Crash That Cost 4 Lives PETERSBURG, HI., March 7. UP) --A blinding blizzard that glazed its wings with ice was blamed today for the crash of a St Louis- Chicago airliner which cost four lives last night. Those killed were: Hugh Sexton, 26, aviation editor of the Chicago Tribune. G. H. Waetjen, New York. Walter Hallgren, veteran transport pilot who had flown nearly a million miles. W. N. Bell of Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, an employe of the Jeffrey Manufacturing company. The plane, an American Airways craft bound for Chicago, plunged down through swirling snow and smashed into a deep drift on a farm near here. Apparently all four victims died instantly. Hallgren, calm to the last, cut his switch when he saw a crash was inevitable, thereby preventing fire. Mrs. Briggs Elected RockfordP.E.O.Head Workers in Packing Industry Show Big January Increase CHICAGO, March 7. (W--An increase of 24 per cent in the number of workers employed in the meat packing industry in January, 1934, as compared with January of the preceding year, and a payroll boost in the industry of 36.5 per cent in the same period was announced today. George M. Foster, Ottumwa, Iowa, chairman of the special labor committee of the Institute of American Meat Packers, said evidences of the improved conditions would be delivered to the national recovery administration. HOG MARKET MIXED AFFAIR DESPITE TINY RUN 4 IN RACE FOR SCHOOL POSTS file at Nora Springs; Other Candidates Named in North Iowa. NORA SPRINGS, March 7.--The two tickets for school election are: E. J. Colin and Seth Cheney opposing J. W. Kennedy and Kenneth Shanks -to take the places of A. F. Bronson and Fred Ueker who are not candidates lor re-election. Files For Director. CLARKSVILLE, March 7.--A ticket bearing the name of Lester Sinram for school director has been filed. A treasurer for th« school board will also be elected but no name has been filed. M. W. Brockman is the retiring director. Two Seek Office. GARNER, March 7.--School election will be held here Monday, March 12. The terms of H. V. Reed, treasurer, and M. T. Love, director, expire. Both have filed for re-election. M, T. Love is being opposed by Otto J. Lehmann, local baker. Mr. Reed is unopposed. Charles H. Schissel is president of the school board. W1U Elect Two. EAGLE GROVE, March 7.--The annual meeting of the independent school district of Eagle Grove will be held on March 12 when one director will be elected to succeed B. E. Corliss, and a treasurer will be ROCKFORD, March 7.--Officers ] elected' to succeed A. J. Martin, GRAINS WEAK IN CLOSING TRADE Liquidating Sales Start in May Oats and Spread to All Cereals. CHICAGO, March 7. CSV-Scatter- ed liquidating sales which started in May delivery of oats led late today to notable weakness of all future deliveries of cereals.. May oats fell about a cent a bushel to the lowest level since Nov. 1. In the aggregate, trade in grain was meager, following total wheat future dealings yesterday of only 6,278,000. bushels, the smallest for a full day's trading since Aug. 14; when business was restricted by price limitations. Wheat closed unsteady at the day point, *tol cent under yesterday's finish, May 86%@%, July 85%@, corn %@% down, May 50%@%. July 52%@%. Oats %@ % off, and provisions unchanged to a setback of 10 cents. Produce MASON CITY, March 7-- CMh Quotations tj E. O. Mone Eggs (current receipts)....'. ...12c Heavy hens, 4% Ibs. and over . .lOc Light hens 6c Springs (heavy breeds) lOc Springs (Leghorn breeds) 6c Stags 6c Old cocks (heavy) 5c Ducks 7c Geese 6c Turkeys, No. 1 13c Merchant* Quotatteni Eggs, cash" ll-12c* Eggs, in trade 12-13c» Butter, Plymouth 33c Butter, Clear Lake 32c Butter, State Brand 34c Butter, Very Best 34c Butter, Dairy Maid '.. ,32c Home grown potatoes, peck ....30c ·ELUTOR'S MOTE--Theae representative quotation* were obuinea by calling MvenU downtown grocery stores. CHICAGO CASH GHAUT. . . CHICAGO. March 7. UPI--Wheat, No. 1 dark hard 89c: No. 2 hard 88c; No. 3 yellow hard (smutty) 84%c; corn, No. 2 mixed 49Hc; No. 3 mixed 48 J ii849yiC: No. mixed 48c; No. 2 yellow 49%c; No. 2 yellow (old) 50%=; No. 3 yellow 48ii@40V4c; No. 3 yellow (old) 50c; No. 4 yellow 48'ACi No. 6 yellow 47%C; No. 2 white 51%c; No. 3 white 50/ 4 ra%c: No. t white 49Vlc; sam- p'e grade 46«c; oats. No. 2 while 34%® 35»Jc; No. 2 white (tancy) 38c; No. 3 white 34G34'/ic: No. 4 white 32=11 ®33c: no rye: barley 46«J81c: timothy need $7.25Sf7-50 cwt,; clover seed $11@13.65 cwt. Lard, tierces, $6.45; looae lard 56.20: bellies $8.12. CHICAGO POBtTRV CHICAGO. March 7. (j!1--Poultry, live. 24 truclu, firm; hem over 5 Ibs., 14; 5 ha. and under, 15%: Leghorn hens, 12tt; Sock broilers, 24 to 20, colored, 24. bare- backs. IS: Rock springs, 17 to 19, colored, 17; Leghorn chickens, 13; roosters, 9%; turkeys, 11 t 18: ducks, 15 to 17; geese, 11. Dressed turkeys, not qouted. of chapter ED, 'P. E. O., will be headed by Mrs. Will Briggs, president, during the coming year. New officers were elected at a Monday meeting held at the home of Mrs. C. O. Yenerich. Mrs. R. F. Dunkelberg was elected vice president; Mrs. T. H. Mitchell, recording secretary; Mrs. C. H. Eeran, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Lynn Carrott, treasurer; Mrs. Margaret Sayre, chaplain, and Mrs. Florence Ervin, guard. Delegate to the state convention at Clinton will be Mrs. Briggs, with Mrs. Anna Wyatt named as alter- j nate. whose terms of office expire. JOHN F.CLARK AND CO. MARKET INFORMATION 325 1. O. F. Bldg. Phone 84S WASHINGTON--Plans for curtailment ol hours In codes through an executive order were revealed by General Johnson at code authority ciMttnK. Plans were immediately opposed by George Sloan, president of cotton tortile code authority, which governs old est code" drawn ty ta c NRA. General Johnson explained his procedure would be by the order, mafce a general reduction in working hours of 10 per cent in working time and then allow Individuals to show cause why rule should not be made i applicable to them. Johnson also said "1 i hope that no one has the idea that we are going to slap down a uniform rule on all Industrials." He stated that in making formal announcement of his program later that right of exemption would be carefully stressed. Closing Produce Letter. Buttei--Spot quotations top grades were % to 14 cent higher. The advance In this market brought new buying into March butter which sold up to and closed at 237 s c. The withdrawals in the four markets for yesterday were 1,300,000 pounds more than year aco. As long as the withdrawals of ... Mrs. Camelm Funeral Conducted in Corwith CORWITH, March 7.--Mrs. Mary Camelin, 64, pioneer resident of this community, died early Monday at the home" of her daughter, Mrs. Scott Marr, near Spirit Lake. Vie had been ill more than a year. Her husband, J. H. Camelin, died three ywr a£o _ As lon( . M luc years ago. They were among the I storage butter continue at early settlers here, having lived on eating a good demand from a farm southeast of Corwith for a number of years and later moving to a farm adjoining town. Mrs. Ca- melm had been with her daughter for the past year. Funeral services ·were held at the Methodist church in Corwith Wednesday afternoon in charge of the Rev. 0. E. Schaal. Burial was in the Corwith cemetery. Surviving are four children, Mrs. Scott Marr, Bert, John and Fred. Sumner Municipal Plant Election Held Invalid DES MOINES, March 7.--The supreme court ruled that the injunction granted against Fairbanks, Morse and company and the town of Sumner to prevent erection of a municipal electric light plant was valid. In setting aside the municipal election, the court held that the ballot did not show how funds were to be obtained for purchase of the plant. The Central State Power and Light corporation and other property owners brought the suit. this ..._,, ,, ,, J regular consura- ig channels there will probably be no sell- c pressure on futures. Eses--All grades of eggs were quarter to alf cent higher on the spot market. Futures d not respond to this advance On the cur- ent month's delivery, a'l sales of March be- ng at 18 cents. October eggs sold at a new for the season, 20sc. but closed un- nanged from yesterday. There jvcre signs f more hedging sales today and if the orage accumulations continue showing an ncrease more selling is likely to develop In ictobers. ... Potatoes--The market was easier with ery light trading. March was offered at 2.10. April sold at 52.20. Cemetery Project Makes Progress in Crystal Lake CRYSTAL LAKE, March 7. -About 1,100 feet of tile are being laid as a CWA project to drain the Crystal cemetery and will empty into a ditch in the pasture land owned by H. R. Kluver. Another CWA project which has been completed is building up the low places in the streets in town and gravel ing. tnern. Emil Damm is the over seer of the work. Grafton Girls Win in Basketball Game 25-1 GRAPTON, March 7.--The loca girls' basketball team defeated Nora Springs' girls 25 to 17. Ueker o Grafton and Behne of Nora Spring were high scorers of the evening. Harley M. Thompson Namec Kanawha Produce Manager KANAWHA, March 7.--Harlej M. Thompson, who for the past sev eral years has been employed in th Farmers' creamery was elected b; the board of directors as manage of the Fanners' Produce compan to succeed T. H. Thompson who re signed to take the position as post master. There are just two kinds of peo pje--those who try to help divid the melon and those who try to g« the biggest piece.--Wisconsin Stat Journal. MasonGityGrain Barley MASON CITY, March 7.-- 30-45C No. 2 yellow old shelled corn 35c No. 3 yellow new shelled corn.. ,34c No. 3 yellow ear corn 31c White oats. No. 3, 30 Ibs.. or better 26c WEDNESDAY GHAUT CLOSE. CHICAGO, March 7. IJPt-- WHEAT-May July Sept CORN-May ....... July Sept OATS- May July Sept. RYE-May July Sept. BARLET-May July LARD-May July Sept. BELLIES-May July High .87% .86% .87% .51% .53 Vi .55 .34 54 .34% .34% .62% .46=4 .48% Low .8514 .85*4 .86% . .50% .5214 .54 VI .33 VI .33% .33% .6014 .62% .46 % .47% 6.65 6.70 6.90 Close .86 » .85% .86% .50% .5254 .54% .33% .3354 .33% .59% .60% .6214 .4614 .4754 C.B5 0.70 6.90 8.15 8.45 WEDNESDAY GRAIN OPEN WHEAT-May July Sept CORN-May July Sept DATs- May July Sept. RYE-May July Sept BARLEY-May July LARD -May July Sept BELLIES-May July Open Today .? .87Vi .. .86% .. .87% . .5114 .. .53'i .34% .34% .34% .60 .6114 Lamson Brothers Market Letter 5IARKET REVIEW Wheats-Wheat as well as other grains was subjected to some pressure In the last lour due to" a sudden downturn in stocks and to further weakness In oats in which iquidation was believed to be under way. Wheat prices were off major fractions, with little or no rally indicated up to closing ime Washington, developments were regarded as more favorable than otherwise but news pertaining to grain was lacking from that source and with nothing to spur activity on the constructive side the market maintained its Indifferent attitude, trade be- ins only a little more active than yesteroay. Crop comments attracted little attention. Western Kansas was receiving more snow today. One expert sent in rather favorable comment on the situation In western xan- " subsoil moisture Close Yest'day 5 .8754 .8611 .8714 .SIM. .53Vi .55% .3414 .34 S .34 % .59% .47Vi .48% 6.75 6.80 7.00 8.25 8.45 Yr. Ago Bk.Hol. OMAHA GRAIN. . OMAHA, March 7. (.P)--Wheat: Hard No. 2, 80%c; No. 3, 80c; No. 5. 78C. Corn: White No. 3, 434c; yeHow No. t O.'c. Oats: White No. 4, 30c. MINNEAPOLIS CHAIN. MINNEAPOLIS, March 7. (/PI-- Wheat 42 cars to 91 a year ago; . lower. Cash: No. c s . 1 northern 85@88c; No. 1 dark northern 15 per cent protein S6(S89c; 14 per cent protein 86@89c; 13 per cent protein 86®89c; 12 per cent protein S6U89c; No. 1 dark hard Montana 14 per cent protein 86@88c: to arrive S6@88c: No. 1 amber .durum ' CHICAGO PRODUCE CHICAGO. March 7. (.D--Butter--6.214. rm; creamery-specials (93 score), 26% to 27: extra (92) 2614; extra firsts (90-91) 25", to 28; firsts (88-89), 24-25; seconds (86-87), 23; standards (90 centralized car- lots), 26. Eggs--13,382, firm; extra firsts, car, 16%: local, 36'A: fresh graded firsts, cars, 16«; local, 1614; current receipts, 15 «. PRODUCE FUTURES. CHICAGO. March 7. (.W--Egg futuresclosed: Storage packed firsts March 18c; refrigerator standards October 20%c; butter futures: Fresh standards June 23%c; storage standards March 23%c; storage standards November 25%c; potato futures: Idaho russets April $2.20. NEW IORK PRODUCE NEW YORK, March 7. I/PI--Butter, 12,292, unsettled. Creamery, centralized (90 score), 26%; otlier grades unchanged, extra (92 score), 27 to 2711. Eggs--45.352, firm. 'Mixed colors, special packs or selections from fresh receipts. 19 to 20',fc; standards and commercial standards, 1S',4 to 18%: firsts, 17«; seconds, to 16ft; mediums, 39 Ibs., and dirties No. 1, 12 Ibs., 168; average checks, 16. NEW I'OJtk rOULTRV. NEW YORK, March 7. (.Tl--Dressed poultry quiet, unchanged. Live poultry steady and unchanged. HIDES, WOOL LIGHTS DECLINE 5 TO 10 CENTS Other Grades Rise 5 to 10 With Top Unchanged at $4.65. CHICAGO, March 7. J--The hog market was a decidedly mixed affair today despite another tiny run. Hogs weighing under, 220 Ibs. were 5 to 0 cents lower %vhile other grades and classes were 5 to 10 cents higher. The top stood at $4.65, unchanged from yesterday, with the bulk again selling from $4 upward. It was difficult to interest major buyers in offerings despite a only two-thirds the size of last Hog Markets IOWA HOGS Hog prices at Iowa markets Wednesday: CEDAR RAProS --Corn and hogs unchanged. WATERLOO--Prime hogs 180-240 Ibs., $3.70-4.00; 240-260 Ibs., ?3.603.90; 260-300 Ibs., $3.40-3.70; 300-350 Ibs., $3.20-3.50; good packers $3.103.30. OTTUMWA- -Unchanged; 160 Ibs., $2.65; 160-180 Ibs., 140® $3.65; Wednesday's supply. Hardly anything was sold during the first two hours. Receipts have been sharply lower since March 1 when the processing tax was advanced 75 cents to its peak of $2.25, but even this fact has failed to check declining prices. Outside markets had supplies about half those of a week ago and far under a year ago, but trade was slow and generally about steady. Cattle continued to show weakness with an increase of supplies. Best grades of steers and yearlings were steady, but lower grades and all heavy steers were weak. Best yearlings topped at $7.50, but trade was slow. Quality of offerings was plain. Sheep receipts were abbreviated to a tiny run of 5,000, but the market showed no indications of strength. With outside demand practically eliminated, holders were asking steady for best lambs or around $9.25, but most bids ranged downward to $9 and below. 180-220 Ibs., $4.20; 220-240 Ibs., 54.20; 240-260 Ibs., $4; 260-280 Ibs., $3.90; 280-310 Ibs., $3.80; 310-350 Ibs., $3.65; over 300 Ibs.; $3.25@3.55; packers under 350 Ibs., $3.10@3.40; packers, 350 to 450 Ibs., $3.00 @ 3.30; packers over 500 Ibs., $2.80 if 3.10; thin packers, $2.40 and down. Hog prices at Iowa markets Tuesday: OES MO1NES-- Steady to 5c lower; 120 to 150 Ibs. $2.25@3.25; 150 to 300 Ibs., $3.25@3.75; 300 to 400 bs., $3.40@3.60; good packers $2.90 @3.25. STOCK MARKET CLOSES SOGGY Stock List NEW VOKK STOCKS. NEW YORK, March 7. (Ml-- Mason City Livestock, quotations Furnished by Wolt Bros.. Inc., 308 Fifth Street Southwest. HIDES Horsehides $1.75 Cured eef hides .S^c Green beef hides 4c WOOL No. 1 clean bright 24c Ib. Semibright '...23c !b. Rejects. IBc Ib. WOOL MARKET. BOSTON, March 7. (jTI--U. S. department of agriculture-Market quotations were fairly firm on graded lines of territory wool. While demand was slow, 64s and finer territory wools were firmly quoted at 86-88 cents scoured basis for strictly combing staple and at 82-84 cents for graded French combing lines and lower grades. Nominal quotations on strictly combing wools were firm at 82-85 cents scoured basis for 58s. 60s. % btood, at 80-83 cents for 56s, * blood, and at 72-74 cents for 48s. SOS. ii blood. Market Notes Bj T1OKKB TAPE MASON CITY, March 7-HOOS Unchanged. Best sorted lights 200-240 S4.10 Best medium weight butchers 240-2GO S4.00 Best heavy butchers 260-300 S3.80 Best prime heavy butchers .. 300-350 S3.60 Best packing sows, smooth .. 300-350 S3.2C B'est heavy sows, smooth .. 350-400 53.10 Best big heavy sows, smooth 450-500 $3.00 Light lights, fair to good, (140, 160,180) $3.00, $3.40. $3.60 CATTIE Choice young steers .. 900-1,000 $4.75-9.30 Mediu:n to gooa yearling steers .... 900-1.000 $3.75-475 Choice corn fed steers 1.000-1.200 $4.50-5.29 Medium tn good corn " fed steers 1.000-1.200 $3.75-4.50 Low grade steers .. $2.50-3.50 Fair heifers eoo-aoo $2.75-3.50 Good heifers 600-800 S3.50-4.00 Choice to prime heifers 600-800 $4.00-4.50 Butchers cows, fair to good ....$2.00-; Good to choice COWS S2.50-2 75 Choice to prime cows $2.75-3.0(1 Inferior cacners 75-100 Fair to good canners $1.25-1.50 Good cutter cows $150-2.00 Common to fair bulls $1.75-2.25 Fair to good heavy hulls 52.00-2.25 Good to choice bulls $2.25-2.75 Good to choice calves, 130-190 55.00-5.50 Medium to good calves, 130-190 $4.00-5.00 Inferior and common calves ... .$3.00 down LAMBS Choice iambs 70-SO $7.75-8.25 Medium to good lambs ... 70-90 $6.75-7.7.', Buck lambs $1 under grade. Quotations subject to market fluctuations. . . 2 amber durum . No. red durum 81',4SS3«c; May 8jc; July 83%c; September 827.C. Corn No. 3 yellow 42@43%c. oats No. 3 white 31V!S'32iAc. orders being rrnw S'c'ralSfunless "there should be some out. standing developments In the news Butter--Aggressive buying of extras In top centralized cars today. -,,..,, Ecus--Trade In cash eggs « fairly active today and while offerings show an Increase vet there Is a definite demand both for cars and to fill lobbing requirements Comment: See nothing in sight at this time to justify anything other than good buying support on setbacks of either out- KANSAS C1TV GRAIN. KANSAS CITY, March 7. (.W--Wheat. 54 cars- unchanged to 1C lower. No. 2 dark hard S2%c; No. 3. 79«8S5c nominal; No. 2 hard 8014®83!4c; No. 3, 82@82c; No. 2 red 82%c; No. 3, 79@83c nominal. Corn, 12 care; %c higher to %c lower. No. 2 white, billing 47®47%c; No. 3. 46%® 47%e nominal;; No. 2 yellow 45%«J46V i c; No 3. 44 3 4@45Hc nominal; No. 2 mixed 45«745»!c nominal: No. 3, 44,4Sf45%c nominal. Oat." nrt receipts; unchanged to %c lower. No. 2 white 343'34'Ac nominal; No. 3, 33!£ if34c nominal. Emmons Loses Southern Minnesota Tourney Game EMMONS, Minn., March 7.--In the tournament of southern Minnesota basketball teams, Albert Lea defeated Emmons 63 to 12. Miscellaneous POTATO MARKET CHICAGO, March 7. UP*-- (U. S. depart' ment of agriculture)--Potatoes--97. ot track, 270, total U. s. shipments, 957; old stock dull, supplies liberal, demand and trading slow; sacked a cwt., U. S. No. 1, Wisconsin round whites, S1.70 to $1.77%: occasional higher; Colorado McClures. burlap sacks, $2.20; cotton sacks, $2.30; Idaho russets, $2.05 to $2.10: new stock steady, supplies moderate, demand and trading moderate: Florida, bushel crates, Bliss Triumphs, $1.70 to $1.75. State Forester Fred Merrill of Mississippi says more than a million acres o' 'ind in that state have ·een devastated by erosion resulting from improper agricultural practices and forest fires. MINNKAFOLIS FLOt'B MINNEAPOLIS. March 7. LIT--Fiour un. changed. Shipments--28,363. Pure bran--$17.50 to $18. Standard middlings--$16 to $16.50. NEW YORK SUGAR. NEW YORK. March 7. (.TV-Raw sugar quiet today and prices unchanged at 3.20C for spots. No sales reported. Futures holding around steady. Refined unchanged at 4.50c for fine granulated. MARKET NOTES Reports on February sales of leading American chain merchandising organizations Tuesday continued to 'show Improvement over the corresponding 1933 months with F. W. Woolworth company reporting a February gain ot 9.9 per cent and S. E. Kresge showing an advance over February, 1933, of 9 2 per cent. Woolworth sales for February totaled S17,- 860,446 as compared with 516,244,893. a gain of 9.9 per cent. This brought company's sales for the first two months of 1S34 to ?35,997,821 or 12.2 per cent greater than the $32,089,677 volume for-the corresponding months of last year. February sales of S. S. Kresge were SS.- 797,056 in comparison with 58,053,868 in the second month of 1933. a gain of 9.2 per cent. For the two months of 1934 Kresge sales were $17,621.878, an advance of 11.8 per cent over the J15.760.257 total In the like 1933 period. CATtLOADlNGS SHOW GAIN Shaking off the effects of the holiday uring the previous week, railroad car load- ngs returned to approximate parity with raffle In the week ended Feb. 17 during the even days ended March 3. Loadings of 17 roads Indicated a gam of .4 per cent over a week ago which would ,j!ace loadings at a figure almost Identical with two weeks ago when the year's peak wag reached. Handlings of eastern roads o be reported today may alter the out- ook, probably to indicate a new top for he year. FIGURES BETTERED Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railway handlings bettered 1933 figures by 14.3 per cent while a week before the margin was 123 per cent Illinois central, boosted its margin over a week ago to 16 per cent from 9.1 p«r rent. Chicago. Burlington and Quincy reported a gain ol 25.4 per cent in loadings on line against 26.7 per cent the week before. Northern Pacific reported a gain of almost 32 per cent over last year and Great Northern one of better than 13 per cent. Southern Pacific Increased its. margin on line loadings to 28.8 per cent from 26.6 pel- cent Missouri Pacific reported the largest loadings since the first week of November and bettered a year ago by 26 per cen.. John Smernis Given Three Months in Jail and $300 Fine Here John Smernis, found guilty of illegal possession of intoxicating liquor by a jury last week, was sentenced by Judge T. A. Beardmore in the district court Wednesday. Smernis was given three months in jail and at the conclusion of sentence must pay a $300 fine or be confined in jail for an additional 90 days. The sentence will run from Jan. 9, the day he was taken into custody. COMBINED HOO RECEIPTS. DES MOINES, March 7. (/T--Combined log receipts at 22 concentration yards and ' packing plants located In interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended at 8 a. m. today were 13.500 compared with 25,300 a week ago and 16,- iOO a year ago. Slow, steady to 15c lower, mostly steady o 5c off: packing sows mostly steady: load- ng light. Quotations follow: Good and choice light Ights 140 to 160 Ibs. $3if3.90; light weight 160 to 180 Ibs. $3.40«p4.1S; 180 to 200 Ibs. S3.954.30; medium weights 200 to 220 Ibs. S3.95SJ4.30; 220 to 250 Ibs. 53.80 .SO; heavy weights 250 to 290 Ibs. 53.70 W4.15; 290 to 350 Ibs. S3.50(!f4; pigs 100 to 130 Ibs. unquoted; goou packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs. S3.20fi3.60: 350 to 425 Ibs. $3.10 (y'3.45; 425 to 550 Ibs. S2.90fJT3.35. 10 cents lower than Tuesday's average; packing sows about steady; desirable sows argely S3.35 to 53.60: average cost Tuesday, S3.98; weight. 216. SHEEP--4,000; run includes 14 loads fed wooled lambs; one load fed ewes; no early action; packers talking 25 cents or more ower on fat lambs; sellers asking fully steady; best ewes held around 55.25; bulk good to choice native lambs late Tuesday, S8.75 to 58.85. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO, March 7. (.T1^(U. S. department of agriculture) -- HOGS -- 16,000, in- c:ud!ng 4,000 direct; weights below 220 Ibs.. 5 to 10 cents lower than Tuesday, others 5 to 10 cents higher; 180-290 Ibs., S4.40 to 54.60: top, S4.65; pigs. $2.50 to $3.50; pack- Ing sows, $3.60 to $3.90; light light, good and choice. 140-160 Ibs.. $3.50 to $4.25 light weight, 163-200 Ibs., $4 to $-1.55; medium weight, 200-250 Ibs.. $4.40 to $4.65 heavy weight, 250-350 Ibs.. 54.15 to $4.60 packing sows, medium and good, 275-550 Ibs.. S3.50 to $4; pigs, good and choice, 100-130 Ibs., S2.50 to $3.50. CATTLE 8,500: calves 1,500; strictly good and choice yearlings and light steers and outstanding medium weights steady; lower grades and all weighty steers weak; bidding lower on very slow market; bids $7.50 on long yearlings, S7.40 paid for prime 1,318 Ib. averages; other killing classes uneven, mostly steady; largely steer run; slaughter cattle and vealers, steers good and choice 550 to 900 Ibs. S6@7.65; 500 to 1,100 Ibs. $8®7.65; 1.100 to 1.300 Ibs. $5.25(57.50; 1,300 to 1.500 Ibs. S4.75®7.25; common and medium 550 to 1,300 Ibs. $3.75@6; heifers good and choice 550 to 750 Ibs. $5@6.50; common and medium S3.50(?r5; cows, good, $3.50^4.25; common and medium $2.75rtE3.50; low cutter and cutter S1.50£i"2.75; bulls (yearlings excluded) good (beef) S3.25@3.75; cutter common and medium $2.50@3.35; vealers good and choice $5.75®6.75; medium S5S5.75; cull and common $3.50(55; stocker and feeder cattle, steers good and choice 500 to 1,050 Ibs. $4.50@5.75; common and medium $3.25 ®4.75. SHEEP--5,000; fat lambs, opening slow, indications steady, but buyers talking lower early; good to choice wooled lambs held 59.25 upward: few early bids downward to $9 and be'ow; sheep scarce, about steady; ambs, 90 Ibs. down, good and choice, $8-50 o $9.35; common and medium, $7 to $8.65; 90-98 Ibs.. good and choice. 58 to $9.25; ewes. 90-150 Ibs., good and choice, 54 to 55.65: all weights, common and medium, $3 to $4.50. OMAHA LIVESTOCK OMAHA. March 7. t/Vj--(U. S. department if agriculture)--HOGS--6,500; slow, steady o weak to shippers; packers bidding about 0 cents lower; mst early sales 180-300 Ibs., 54 to S4.10; top. $4.15; major packers bidding $3.90 down; 140-180 Ibs., J3.25 to $1; pigs, $2 tn $3; few choice killers. 53.25; laln 'light kinds down to 51; packing sows, 53.40 to 53.50; stags. $2.50 to S3; average cost Tuesday, 85 cents; weight, 241. CA'JCTLE--5,000; calves, 300; fed steers and yearlings slow, steady; heifers steady; cows weak; bulls, 10 to 15 cents lower: ealers strong; stockers and feeders scarce, steady; fed steers and yearlings, $4.50 to $6- 1221 Ib. weights, $6.60 and 1090 Ibs., 16.75; heifers, 54.25 to $5.25: choice 1071 b. averages, $5.50; beef cows, $2.65 to 3 50- cutter grades, 51.50 to 52.35; medium bulls. $2.50 to 52.75; practical top vealers, $5.50; odd head. 56; few lots stockers, $4.25 lo 55: yearlings, $5.75. SHEEP--4,000, Including 437 direct: lambs slow, early bids and sales around 25 cents lower; other classes In limited supply, weak: early sales fed wooled lambs, $8.75; sme held higher; light ewes eligible up to around $5.40 ;feeding lambs eligible tip to ?8.75. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK. KANSAS CITY, March 7. LW--U. S. de- nartment of agriculture-" HOGS 2,500; 80 direct; fairly active, uneven: mostly steady to lOc higher than Tuesday's average; top S4.20 On 180 to 220 Ibs · good and choice 140 to 160 Ibs. S3.25 W410- 160 to 180 Ibs. S3.75ST4.20; 180 to ·00 Ibs S4 05SJ4.20; 220 to 250 Ibs. $4-05(iS 4 '0- 250 to 290 Ibs. S4®4.15; 290 to 350 Ibs.'53.35*4.10; packing sows 275 to 550 'bs S3.20^)3.65. C\TTLE 4,000; calves 700; fed steers, yearlings and fat she stock opening tully steady- lower grade cows, vealers and stock- era and feeders steady to easier; steers, BOOd and choice 550 to 900 Ibs. S5.50®6.85; 900 to HOO Ibs. S5.40fi6.85; 1100 to 1300 Ibs S5«i6.75; 1300 to 1500 Ibs. S4.75«f6.40; common and medium 550 Ibs. up S3.60O 6.60; heifers, good and choice 550 to 900 Ibs 3450^6: common and medium 550 to 900 Ibs. S4®4.60: cows, good S4.25Si4.75; common and medium S2.35®3.25; low cutter and cutter S1.256T2.35: vealers (milk fed) medium to choice S3.50®6.50: cull and common $2.50^3.50; stocker and feeder steers, good and choice (all weights) $4.25 SZ5.75: common and medium (all weights) 52 75fii'4.50. ' SHEEP 4.000: . pening sales lambs steady o weak- odd lots sheep about steady; top fed lambs $9; lambs, good and choice (x) 90 Ibs down S8.25«J9; common and medium 90 Ibs. down S6.50SJS.25: good and choice d) 90 to 98 Ibs. $319: yearling wethers, medium to choice 90 to 110 Ibs. S5.50ST8; ewes, good and choice 90 to 150 Ibs. 545S5.40. (x--Quotations based on ewes and weth- ers). LIVESTOCK FORECAST CHICAGO, March 7. (/TV-Official mated receipts Thursday: cattle, hogs, 15,000: sheep. 9,000. TOI.EIO SEEDS. TOLEDO, March 7. t.V--Seeds unchanged. Webb A. Browne, Alaska railroad agent at Nenana, says he has used the same fountain pen for more than ·40 years. ment of agriculture--Representative sales: HOGS. Lights-310 4.35 91 276 4.50 90 265 4.50 86 SIOUX CITY LIVESTOCK SIOUX CITY. March 7. (jV-- (U. S. department of agriculture)--CATTLE--2.500; slaughter steers, yearlings and she stock Ittle changed; quality rather plain; stock- erg and feeders unchanged; early sales load lots good medium weight beevss, up to $5.65; small packages salable around S6: most offerings eligib'e to $5.50 down; small lots good fed heifers up to $5.25; majority beet cows, $2.75 to $3.25; low cutters and cutters mainly $1.50 to $2.25; good 700 Ib. stockers, 55. HOGS--5.500; fully steady to shippers, most major packers not bidding: top, 54.15: early sales better grade 180-260 Ib. weights. 54 to 54.15: 360-400 Ib. weights down to $3.75; good 140-170 Ib. weights, $3.25 to £4; sows mostly $3.50 to 53.60; feeder pigs, 52.50 down. SHEEP--3,000; nothing done on killing classes; buyers talking $5.75 down to fed lambs or weight .. around 25 cents lower; few light feeder lambs sold steady at $8.60: lute Tuesday lambs mostly 25 cents lower; top, $9. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK SOUTH ST. PAUL, March 7. Wl-- (U. S. department of agriculture) -- CATTLE--2,300; fed steers and yearlings steady to strong but trade siow: buyers resist strong to higher prices: cows slow around steady; bulls dull, stockers little change: mediurr to good lightweight slaughter steers ant yearlings. $4.50 to $5.75; Rood heifers. $5 to S5.75; weighty medium grades down to $3.85: common to good cows, 52.50 to 53.50- low cutters and cutters. $1.25 to 52.25; bid around 52.65 for most bulls; few pood stockers, $4 to 55.50: calves, 3,200; slow, nbout 50 cents lower: bulk medium to choice, S4 to 55.50; few up to S6. HOGS--G,000: very s'ow. opening bids on better 170-260 Ibs.. 54 to $4.10 or mostly estl- 6,000; Representative Sales CHICAGO, March 7. Utl--V. S. depart- Heavy-- 251 4.60 Mediums-80 31 72 93 Steers- 20 IS 20 19 17 90 15 30 243 222 206 1112 1203 1050 1418 1231 1034 1680 900 193 185 ISO 73 178 Light Lights-46 157 22 151 4.50 4.45 4.40 4.40 4.65 4.60 4.55 4.55 CATTLE. Heifers-7.50 34 700 7.40 40 725 7.10 28 760 7.00 40 630 6.00 COWS-5.20 5 1200 5.00 15 1050 4.75 18 1100 10 870 SHEEP. Fed West'n Lambs-- Natives-220 230 220 200 150 88 9.35 9.25 9.On 9.00 8.75 17 31 Ewes-il 4 110 130 120 4.10 6.00 S.75 5.35 4.65 4.25 4.00 3.50 1.75 9.25 9.00 5.30 5.25 5.00 Selling Flurry Just After Noon Depresses Shares in Dull Session. NEW YORK, March 7. UP)-- A selling flurry after the noon hour today gave the stock market a soggy appearance, following forenoon steadiness. The selloff was of brief duration and trading again reverted to earlier bullishness. American Tobacco B and U. S. Smelting lost around 3 points each. U. S. Steel, Case, Chrysler, American Can and Consolidated Gas dropped a point or more. Transfers approximated 1,300,000 shares. The activity in stocks was around the low level of yesterday. Trading circles apparently were waiting for an impulse from Washington or elsewhere. Indecision was in the air. There were few enthusiastic buyers and a scarcity of urgent sellers. Fractional changes were the rule, although there were a few soft spots. Grains were weak, but cotton improved. Rubber futures edged up to a new high since last July. Silver was somewhat heavy. Dollar rates were narrow. There was a revival of rumors that America, England and France were operating a secret currency stabilization agreement. Bonds were fairly steady. Curb Market NEW YORK, March 7. (/T 1 *-- The curb had a fairly firm tone tn quiet trading today. Some specialties declined, but the general trend was toward moderately higher levels. Vo mne was of about the same proportions as in recent markets. a bit here and there a§ the same group moved up on the stock exchange. Hiram Walker rose a point. Some of the utilities chanced hands In fair amounts, mostly for fractional gains. Aluminum company of America, Par American Airways and Montgomery Ward "A" -were heavy In light dealings. American Cyanamid "B," Seeman Brothers Sherwln Williams. Standard Oil of Indiana. Parker Rust Proof and Pittsburgh Plate Glass were steady to firm. Bond Market NEW YORK, March 7- (/P)-- A further moderaie pain in U. S. governments and a smart rally In some of the Allegheny corporation Issues supplied the mam interest In a, generally Inert bond market today. Gains in the federal list were not large during the early trading, but running from l-32d to 5-32ds of a point they contrived respectable proportions. Alleghany corporation issues, forced down confusion over the status of bank loan o the Van Swerlngen interests, rallied sharp ly in early dealings of official denials lat yesterday that such loans were in default Alleghany 53 of 1950 sold at 33^ agalns small part of the extreme 3 point rail which marked the first hour. U. S. BOND QUOTATIONS. NEW YORK. March 7, (.T)-- United State government bonds closed: Liberty 3%s 102.16. Liberty First 4^3 103. Liberty Fourth 4Hs 103.13. Treasury 4^s 47-52 109.20. Treasury 4s 44-54 105.26. Treasury 3%s 40-43 June 101.10. Treasury 3tfs 46-49 99.21. Treasury 3s 51-55 97,27. 53rd Year of Wedding Is Observed at Game GARNER, March 7.-- Mr. an Mrs. L. D. Byers yesterday ob served the fifty-third anniversar of their marriage here where the have lived all these years. Of thei fifty-three anniversaries all bu three have been spent with he brother and his sister, Mr. and Mrs Herbert Wood, who were marrie the same day. Mr. Wood died osm months ago and Mrs. Wood is i Mott, N. Dak., in the home of he daughter. Mrs. Hollis Thorpe. "Gypsy Rover" Will Be Presented at Goode GOODELL, March 7. -- The girl and boys' glee clubs will present th operetta, "Gypsy Rover," Tuesda March 13 at the Goodell oper house. The feature is directed an staged by Miss Grayce Reif, mus instructor and Miss Ruth Barcla the dramatic -- · Fire Damages Roof. FREDERICK3BURG, March 7.-A large hole was burned in the roo of the S. B. Wesp residence by blaze Wednesday morning. Fireme put out the flames.' r Heduct 98 li Kcnnecott 19 It leghany 3% Kre'sge 191i Che Dye 148« Llg * My ZP 85 m Can 99 % Loews 31 m A For Pow 9% Loose Wiles 42 m Pow Lt 9 LorlllanI ITS (Un Steel Fdrs 20(4 Maytag 8% m Sugar 51% McKwn ft Bob 6% T * T 119% Ml* Cotit Pet 12i m TOD B 70 M K T 12 m Water Wks 20 (i Mo Pac 5 naconda 14U Mont Ward 30i tchlson «4% Morrell U Kef 30% Nash 26 uburn 54 4 Natl Blsc 40 K vlatloo Corp 7S Nat cash He A 19 ii O 20% Nat Dairy 13!s arnsdall 8»i Nat Distill 27^ endlx 18% Nat Pow ft Lt 11% cth Stl 43X N T Cent 36% ordcns 22-J N 1" N H ft H 1854 Jorg Warn 24 No Amer 18% urr Add 1614 No Pac 23 anada Dry 24% Oliver Farm 51s an Pnc 1614 Oliver Farm ft 20 aae 71% Packard 514 hes A O 43 PenlcK ft Ford 60 ft N W 12% Penney 65H hlc Gt W 4tt Penn 3411 hlc Gt W ft 95k Phillips Pet IT M S P ft P 614 Proc ft Cam 37% M S P f t P f t 1014 Pullman 54}= E l f t P 5 R C A , T5i hryslcr S2« B K 0 3)1 ol G ft E 1514 Rera Rand 12» omwlth Sou 2S Rep Stl 215S ons Gas 38U Key Ton B 4014 ons oil 12% Koy Dutch ontl Can 77% sears Roe 48 : H ontl Ins 30 Shell U 1014 ontl Mot 2 Skelly 10 orn Prad 7114 Socony Vac 16% urtlss Wr 331 So Pac ' 2711 u Pont 98% st Brands 21* Eastman 87Vi St G ft B MX 1 Pow Lt 7% St Oil Cal 3VH OX Film A 14% St Oil N S 45% recport Tex 45(4 stew Warner 914 enl Am Trans 40% Stone ft We» , 9?; en El 21% Studebaker 7ii en Foods 33 S Tex Corp 26% Sen Motors 36-51 Tex Gulf Sul 38 Gillette 11V1 Tim Rol B 33 Gobcl 814 Un Cart 44% Goodrich 15% Unit Air 23S Goodyear 36% United Corp 616 rah Paige 3% U S Ind Alco 5311 Gt Nor pfd 27 U S Rubber 1851, Gt West Sug 27H U S Steel 5311 Hudson 18% Wabash 4 11 Cent 31% Warner Plct 6% nt Harv 40% West El Mfg 38% nt Nlclt Can 25 Woolworth 49 % T ft T 1354 WrlBley 88 Vi ohns Mativ 55% Yd Tr 05* CHICAGO STOCKS CHICAGO, March T. UP}-- CltlM Service 3 Natl Leather 1% Great Lakes Ah* 1 Natl Standard 25 Katz Drue 31% Quaker Oats 121 K Llbby-McNel! 5 Swift ft Co 1614 Midwest Utilities K Zenith 35i MINNEAPOLIS STOCKS. MINNEAPOLIS. March 7. (J-- Stocks losed : Northwest Bancorporatlon 5. JN-VESTMENT TRUSTS. (By the Associated Tress) Bid and asked on March 7: Corporate Tr Sh AA Mod . 2.38 ' 2.51 Corporate Tr Sh Ac Ser . . 2.03 Corporate Tr Ac Ser Mod . . 2.38 2.51 Dividend Sh 1.24 ' 1.26 Nationwide SM 3.50 3.60 Nationwide Sec vtc 1.37 1.47 ' *or Amer Tr Sh .... 1.89 ..'; Nor Amer Tr Sh IBS! 2.46 Selected Cum Sh 7.09 Super Corp Am Tr A 3.09 U S El L ft Pow A 12« 12ii U S El L * Pow B 2.18 5.28 U S El L Pow B Vtc ... .35 .S! Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied bv LAS1SON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck Building Telephone No. V NEW YORK CURB QUOTATIONS 4mer Gas E! 34% Hud B M 5= S US Am Sup Pow 314 Humble Oil 41 Assoc G El A IS NIdes-Bem-Pond 131i Can Marconi 35i, Pemiroad Corp 31i Elsler El IVi. S O Ind 28S El Bd Sc Sh 15% S 0 Ky 16 Ford M of Can 2214 United Gas 3 Ford M of Eng 7% Un L P A 41s CHICAGO STOCKS Bendix A-/I Cp 18% But'er Bros 10% Borg-Wam Cp 24 Cord Company 6?i NEW YORK STOCKS Alaska Juneau 20 Kelvlnator Corp 18% Am Bank Note 19 Kroger Groc 30 la Am Car Fdy 28 Lambert Co 27 Am F.oll'g Mills 54 Liquid Carb Cp 27U Am Metal 22% Mack Tnrcl: 33% Am Ra S Co 14% Mathleson Alk 3454 Am S ft R« Co 43% Mex Seab'd OH 3414 Am Tob 70 McKess Kobb 6T4 Atlantic Re Co 30 'A Muns Wear Inc 2314 Ar 6 Co B (111) 2% Otis Steel 8=4 Assoc Dry Gds 15% J C Penney Co 6514 Baldwin Lo 13 Pure Oil Co 121; Barnsdall Oil A S% Purity Bak Cp 15% Best Co 32 St Joseph Lead 22% Byers A M Co 27 Simmons Co 183 Calif Packing 24% So Calif Edison 1854 Coal Credit 28 li Tex Pac Land ~~i Coml Solvents 26% Tide Wa Oil Co W'jl Coot OH 18«4 U S Ind Ale 5311 Cream of Wht 33 Utll P S L A 3? ( Cudahy Pack'g -14 Vanadium 267i Curtlss Wr pfd 9% Union Oil Calif 17" Davidson Chem 36% Un Gas Imp 167 First Natl Sirs 57% Western Myld 14H Gr North'n Ore 1314 Warren Bro Co 11 Hershey CS Co 51% Western Union 53% Houst Oil (nsw) 4S Wortb'n Pump 24% Indian Ret 314 Wrigley Jr Co 5SV1 Jewel Tel 44 North Amer AT !H City dwellers purchase more poultry and eggs from Iowa than from any other state. During 1932 the state marketed at four principal markets 5-4,000,000 p o u n d s of dressed poultry and 66,000,000 dozen eggs. IN 1 JNO.F. CLARK CO. Chicago - New York New Orleans 325 L O. F. Bide. riionw 816-846 A. B. HEKDRK'XSON. Branch Mgr. MEMBERS New York Stock Exchange Ntw York :«« Saga New York Prod nee Exchange New York i'nrb ExchanEc (Associate! New York Mercantile Exchange New York Totton Exchange Chlcaso Stock Exchange Chicago Board of Trade Chlcaso Curb Exchange AH'n. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Commodity Eichnnce, Inc. NP.W Orlrnnn Cotton Exchanee Redemption of Called Fourth Liberty Loan 4J Bonds APRIL 15, 1934 Collection of Registered and Coupon Bonds of Above Gladly Handled INVESTMENT DEPARTMENT First National Bank Mason City, Iowa

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