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Mason City, Iowa
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FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 25 1936 HOGS STEADY TO 10 CENTS LOWER CATTLE LOWEST FOR OVER YEAR Market Dull and Sluggish in Chicago; Lamb Trade Shows Gam. CHICAGO, (!P -- With, cattle prices at the lowest level in more than a year, the market was extremely dull and sluggish Tuesday. Demand was so poor that business v.'as almost at a standstill at times. An extremely dull dressed beef market despite recent reductions in wholesale quotations and a bulge in receipts accompanying mild weather ha,ve combined to form a bearish situation which has forced the cattle market off 50 cents so far this week, with the instances lower plecrs and hellers are particularly v.-cak and the undertone Tuesday was easy. Thousands of cattle held in feedlots the past 30 days because of cold weather are now believed headed for market and a larger than necessary supply of bovine stock is expected. Monday's receipts were 16.000 but this was halved by the run Tuesday although many animals were held over from Monday. Most steers sold at ?7 to $8.50 with some choice ones bringing $10.50. Last week's average slaughter steer cost was ?8.35, lowest since January 1935 and ?2.19 below a year ago. The 1935 peak for steers was 516.25, paid on May 1. Few fed heifers sold above ?7 Tuesday, and the bulk sold at ?7 down to $6. Hogs were steady to 10 cents lower with spots off more in a slow trade. The top was 510.40. The demand for fat lambs improved and early sales were fully steady to stronger. The early top was $10.15. Mason City Livestock MASON CITS--For Tuesday HOGS Steady. i Good lisilt ligllls MO-160 SS.63-8.95 Good lights 360-ISO S9.00-9.30 j GUM IlRht butchers 1SO-250 S9.30-9.60 Guod med. ivt. butchers 230-270 S9.20-S.50 Good msd. wt. butchers 270-^90 $9.10-'J.40 Good heavy butchers 290-325 Sg.95-9.2; *]od heavy butchers .... 325-350 $5.55-9.15 *ood heavy butchers .. 350-400 5S.6U-S.90 Good packing sows 275-350 SS.30-S.60 Good heavy so«'s 350-125 SS.10-S.40 Good big by. sows 425-550 57.95-S.25 Good bip hy. sows 550 and up S7.75-S.05 (The above is a 10:30 truck hog market for good and choice hogs. The difference In price is lor short and long haul hogs.) CATTLE. Sleers, KOOd to choice $ 7.75- 8.7.1 Steers, medium to good S 6.00- 7,50 Steers, lair to medium S 4.50- 6.00 Heifers, good to choice S 5.5j- (i.50 Heifers, medium to good S 4.75- 5.50 Hog Markets MIDWEST IKK1S. MOB iTtces nt midwest, market* Tuesday: \VAXKULOO--HOBS .steady. Court lo choice 310 to i.',Q lb«. $S.-J05«8.YO; 100 to 160 Ibs, r jft:8.il3: 160 to 180 !h3. (D.l^'J.lO: 181 t'i L'SO Jhs. $S.40Si'9.70; 200 to 290 Ibs. * e9.(JO; 290 to 325 It).-:. S9.105/i9.4U; 31iO lo 350 Ibs. S8.95Sr9.^5; packing sows 275 lo 3.10 Ibs. S6.40'-! S.70; 350 to 423 Ibs. §8.20^8.50; -123 to 550 Ibs, JS.OS'rty.aS. OTTUM\VA-Hoys Oc lower; 140 to 150 llw. SS.H^S.TS; 100 to 160 Ibs. ^3-75(^9.03; 160 to ISO ;bs. 59.05ft9.30; 180 to 250 Ibs. $9.35 (t 9.65; 250 to 2"0 Ibs. $8.200:9.55; 270 to 2SO Ibs. ?9.15ii:9.45; 290 lo 325 Ibs. $8.95@9.25; 3£i to 350 IDS. $8.S5cfn9.15: 350 to 400 Ibs. $S.65(Si!8.95; packers 270 to 350 Ibs. SS.S 8.60; 350 to 425 Ibs. $8.15(05.45; 425 to 450 Jbs. 57.9051;8.25, CEDAR IlAlMDS--Hogs unchanged. Good packers, 275-350 Ibs., 58.35 to 58.60; 350-421 Jbs.. $8.15 to S8.-10: -125-500 Ibg., J7.95 ti SS.20 ,100-550 IH3-, S7.7.1 to SS. AUSTIN--Receipts 111; market 5c lower; firjud lo choice, ISO to ^. r 0 ID?.. $it.2.-.'i/)9..'J.1; 2."0 to 290 ]bs. 59.1.1fr"l.-tr; 2yO lo 330 S.R.90f(r9.20; juiOking Sows, Rood, 275 to 550 Jb". fT.UO'S.Sr). r O M H I N K D HOG KKCKII'TS. DEP MOINES, UV--U. S. department of Combined hoff rcccipls at 20 concentration yards and fl packing plants located in interior imva and southern Minnesota lor the '24 hour period ended at S a. m- Tuesday wnrc 32.200 am pared with 10,300 a week ago and 2.700 a year JIKO. Moderately active, mostly steady to ."ic lo\v- er. spots idc Itiwer; loading continued liyht Quotations follow: LiRht lights, 1-10 to 160 Ibs.. Rood and choice $S.50(iii9.20; li isms. 160 to ISO Ibs., fvod and choice 59.10fii-9.60; Hfibt weights. ISO to 200 Ibs., Rood and choice 59,3.1^9.90; medium wcipl 200 to 220 Ibs.. good and choice $9.35£ 9. medium weights -20 to 250 Jbs., Rood and choice' 59.35(^9.90; heavy xvelRfits. 250 to 290 . Rood and choice. 59.15^9.75; heavy weights. 290 to 350 Ibs.. cood and choice SS.90W9.55; pigs. 100 to 1-10 Ibs.. good and choice, blank; packinc sows. 275 to 350 Ibs.. Kood SS.-lOUi'S.SO; packing sows, 350 to 425 Ihs., pood 58.2.1 W8.75; packing sows. 425 lo i50 Ibs.. pood JS.05ffi'S.55, The above quotations are based on bulk transactions, I.onc haul shipments "showing excessive weight shrinkage and hops excessively rilled usually sell respectively somewhat above and below prices quoted. Hoes IL-li! nn the basis of shipping point weights are also excluded from quotations. bulls ?5f(?5.7.'i, few UP to SB; praclical top ·ealers S-9: I sad 691 Ib. feeders S7.3. r . SHEEr ,1.500; salable supply; 2 load: i wes, 2 loads vclhcrs, 1 load yearlings, bal .ince red wooJcd lambs, killers, lambs slow, weak to 25c lower; asking strong; sheep steady: feeders strong; hulk fed wooled lambs 59-2,1 r.j.9.60. best held abnve 59.85; best, yearlings held above S3; choice slaughter ewes eligible up to S."i.2.'i or little above; mixed fat and feeding Jambs IP to $9.50. Keifers, common to medium ..- S 4.00- -1.75 Cows, good to-t-'hoice S -1.50- 5.25 £iws, fair to good S 4.00- 4.50 ' Cows, cutters S ^.25- -t.75 Cows, Banners **.. S 3.00- 3.2. r . Biills, heavy S 4.75- 5.7R Bulls, light - S 4.00- 4.75 Calves, Kd. and choice 130-190 S 7.00- 7.50 Calves, mcd. trf good 330-190 5 5.50- 6.50 Calves infer, to com. 130-190 $ 5.50 down LAMBS. Lambs, good to choice .. 70-90 5 7.,10- 8.50 Lambs, medium, to good S 6.00- 7.00 LumbE, fair to medium S 4.50' 6.*u Common to fair S J.oO down Yearlings, good to choice 70-90 S 7.00- 9,00 Yearling;?, raed. to , good 70-90 S 5.00- 7.00 Yearlings, fair to medium .... S 4.00- 5.00 Culls S -J.OO down KaUve ewes, good to choice ... S 2.75- 4.00 Cull ewes , ,. S 1.50- 2.50 B'ucks S 1,00- 2-50 Wethers, 2 years old 5 6.00- 7.00 Wethers, poor to best 5 4-00- 7.00 . Buck lambs si less. No dork on .lambs. Quotations subject to market fluctuations. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK (Tuesday Market) ' CHICAGO, t.-ri--U. S- department of a^ culiut-c-- HOGS 15,000; Including 4,000 direct; steady to 10c lower than Monday's average; spots off more; top 510.10; bulk 1-iO to 170 Ibs. S9.50?i/10; bulk BOWS 59(5;9.25. CATTLE S.OOO; calves 1,500; trade ver sluggish; generally 50c lower for week to date, instances more, this downturn applying particularly to steers and. Jieifers undertone on which continues weak to lower; liberal carryover Monday and hardly enough dooe today to make a market; maications weak with [Monday's extreme downturn; mcst steers S fa-S.SO: choice 1100 Ib. steers $10.50; mosi fed heifers 57 down to S6; very few above 57 cutter sows $4-50 down to $3.50: bulls 25 lower at -56.50 doxvn; vealers another 50c off at $9.50 down. SliEEI' 9,000; fat Iambs in fairly broad demand; bids and sales luliy steady stronger: other classes little chanced; e lo choice fed western lambs Sfl.Sj'frlO: cail.v ten 510.15: best held SIO.25 and above; scattered native ewps 3iiS.5.25: feeding lamb= scarce. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK ^Tuesday Market) SOUTH ST. PAUL, Ufc--U. S, departmen of apriculture-- CATTLE 3,300; generally slow; some bids lower on slaughter steers; bulk salable around S5.50S6.50; better short feds held at S7 and above; she stock weak; butcher heifers S5ff;6; good kinds held above 56.50; most beef cows $4-65^5-25; few up to S5.75 or more; bulls steady to 23c lower, bulk 55.31 r5-6; good stacker yearling steers held above $6.23; calves 2,700; steady to weak; better grades mostly $8£ ; 9; odd fcead higher; medium grades down lo S7. HOGS 7,500 rather slow, mostly lOc lower lhan Monday; top S9.75 to snippers TQI closely sorted 160 to 190 Ibs-, better 160 to 260 -Jbs. S9.40£9.65; 260 to 325 Ibs. $9.15 (-?9.40; heavier weights down to $9 and, below; li!) to 160 Ibs. unevenly 59@9.7S; sows steady 58.65^8-55; pigs scarce; average cost Monday 59.50; weight 23S Ibs. SHEEP 3.500: bulk of run fed lambs and ewes; quality rather plain; practically Both' jn£ done early; undertone around eJead; rn all clashes; h "lk rat lambs Monday $9.51 ·9 P.75; rat ewes $4,50!5'5.10: range lecd- inp Jambs S9.255? 9.60. O M A H A LIVESTOCK. (Tuesday Ularkcl) OMAHA, MV-U. S. department of acri- cul'.ure-- JIOGS 6.500; rather slow, around steady u-ilh Monday with exception, with too lOc bi'Khfir; bij; "packers inactive; talking lower; better grades ISO to 220 Ib. weights $9,80S 9.90. top 510; very sparingly to shippers on 155 lo 217 Ibs. and lew lots to yard, traders; scattered at 59,95 to traders; better prades 220 to 260 Ibs, S9.75S9.S5; 260 to 300 Ibs. £9.605:9.75; 150 lo 170 Ibs. $9.50$9.Sii; cood iicht and medium weight so-ws steady to lOc lower at 58.655? S.75. heavies down 1o SS.Sn; staRS J8.25i;S.75; few slock pips SS rt?S.23; average cost Monday $9.73, weight 213. ^ CATTLE 5.500; calves 500: fed steers and ycarlinprs very slow; jew sales to shippers ·weak with Monday's full decline, clearance incomplete, Monday and undertone weak to lower; duality plain; she stock and bulls weak to 25c lower; vealers about jtteady; Mockers and feeders in licM supply generally steady; fed steep? and ypar- linKB mostly ¥65/7.50, load 95.1 Ib?. at. S7.7. r j and nnrj Jnari of j e n r l i n p s -S^n,'!; h n f c i s ,*·."» *?fi; fpw up *o 5~. anri rommon licht kind*down 1" S-rr.O; h r p f rows M.5f)fi .\25. orM Head $.0$6; c u t t r r grades J3.25S1.25; SIOUX CITV LIVESTOCK. (Tuesday Market) SIOUX CITY, (.1*)--U. S. department Of agriculture-- CATTLK -1,000; Meet steer? and yearling market not established; indications steady 1.0 weak at Monday's 50c downturn; stockers and feeders scarce; bulk fed steers and yearlings salable around S.'i.2.1 f; 7.25; l i t t l e held above SS: few short fed heifers $5.7.1 T£B.2il; mopt cow bids 55.25 down; low cutters to 53.ho. HOGS ".."00: npeninp butcher bids mostly ,1-lOc lowpr; belter 370 to !2fiO Ib. butchers $9.60ni.9.75: packers bidding 59.65 down; few 110 to 170 ii. weights bid $9.25ft 9.75; no action on heavier milehers: sows steady to ire lower at SS.G5^S.75; feeder pigs mostly 58.25 9- SHEKP '1.500: including 2.000 held over; no early action; asking stronger; best led lambs held above S9.S5; asking S5.35 or above lor load fed ewes; renders dull; late Monday lambs steady to strong; top $9.85: bulk S9.25iffi9.S5. SIOL'.X CITY HVKSTQCK, (Tuesday Market) SIOUX CITY, UP)--U. S. department ot agricultun*-- CATTLE -1.000; steady t o weak at Monday's "0c downturn; steers and yearlings ."5fiS: heifers 55.75^6-25; cows $5.24 down; cutters to S3-00. HOGS 7.500; 5-lOc lower; 170 to 260 Ibs. $9.60^,9.75; 140 to 170 Ibs. S9.25@9.75; sows .6.Vfi S.75: piss $8.25^9. SHEEr 4.500; no action: asking stronger; lambs above 59.85. K.VNSAS CITY LIVESTOCK. ITiiesday Market) KANSAS CITY, (.Ti--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 2.500: HP directs; fairly active, uneven; mostly steady with Monday's average; :t few strong weichl butchers to shippers r.-lOc hifrher; top S10.10; desirable 170 to 2SO Ibs $9.90ff'10.10: better crade 1-10 to 160 Ibs. $9.60^9.90; sows SS.25'ftS.7S; «« at S8.90. CATTLE 3.000; calves 500; fed steers in limited supply; early trade very slow and bids weak to lower; other klllltiR classes about steady with Monday's decline; vealers nnfi calves unchanged,; stackers and feeders fulK- «teady bulk led steers of. quality to sell down from S7.75; few loads held around SS and above; low cutter and cutter cows largely S3.SO'?r4.SO; butcher cows S4.75-?B 5.50; bulk vealers 59 down; choice 473 Ib. stock steer calves SS-25; few loads medium to good stnckcrs S6®7.35. SHEEP S.OOO: Iambs weak to lOc lower; sheen f.round 2f.c higher; top fed lambsjo shippers S9.S5; many loads to packers S9.t5; fed ewes S.1.35. LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO. f.TJ--Official estimated receipts Wednesday: Cattle S.OOO; hogs 11,000; sheep S.OOO. Representotive Soles (Tuesday 3lnrkel CHICAGO. i.-Tji--IT- S. department of agriculture--Representative sales: Heavy-22 349 25 310 ·33 2S7 6S 234 Mediums-71 240 210 207 1252 109G 101S 1100 11SS 12U 11(10 iniS ]107 Pfi.'. $62 817 HOGS. Lights-- 9,r»0 fi2 195 9.70 73 ISO 9.S5 o9 1H 10.15 21 169 Light Lights-10.25 27 153 10.35 S9 1-12 10.-10 10.20 CATTLE. Heifers 28 jfi 9-75 24 9.25 2.S S.75 31 S.."(0 Cows-- S.2.J S 5.00 10 7.7.". lo 7. 00 R fi.-'if S 6.25 4 10.25 10.00 10.25 9.75 10.10 9.75 Jl.BQ 30.50 900 7RS SOt 692 1136 1062 1102 J013 3*6 897 Western Larnbs-- - »T lO.n ivc Lambs-S-i 10.1"» KO 10.00 TS 9.75 ir» nn 10. ir. TWO' Year olds 10.10 21 HO 10,00 As;ed Wethers 10. rm in nr. 0.75 Slaughter Kwes 9,65 20 - 127 4 in2 3 170 P. no 5-00 6.23 S.:»0 5.2.1 4.25 WHEAT MARKET FIRM AT CLOSE New Crop Months, July and September, Take Lead in Trading. CHICAGO, (if)--Becoming wfieat trade leaders for the first time this season, the new crop months, July and September, rose more than a cent a bushel Tuesday. With the annual crop scare period at hand, reports of dust storms in winter crop territory southwest received greater notice. There was also talk that legislation would be enacted to control spring wheat seeding in the northwest. Wheat closed firm at 'the same as Monday's finish to 1 cent higher, May 99US'99%. July 90ft 1 90Vs. com 3 /s off to '.i up, May 60%, oats at J .i decline to '/s advance, and provisions varying from 17 cents setback to a rise of'2 cents. CHICAGO CASH GKA1X. (Tuesday Market) CHICAGO, v.r--Cash wheat, no sales reported; corn. NO. 5 mixed 5,v,Afa56c: No. 2 yellow Jtlln dried 63c; No. -1 yellow kiln dried ~i9',~c; No. \ yellow 5"VjfaGS^c; No, 5 yellow .W'i 5TVjc; No. 4 white 59c; No. .1 white ri6!i;~;6«c: sample grade -Jo^i-541-jc; oats, No. 3 white 29yjGi-32c: No. 4 white 26Jit'2Ic: sami'e crade 23-"i(:i2~c: no rye; soybeans. No. 3 yellow 81c; barley, actual sales 72c: nominal feed 30ft'iric; mallinc 50fr86c: tim othy seed $3 cwt.; clover seed 512^19.50 cwl. Lard tierces S10.fi2; loose 510.1.1; bellies S11.12. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Tuesday. No. 3 yellow corn 46c No. 4 yellow corn 4lc Ear corn 40c White'oats, No. 3 23','c Feeding barley 25-35c No. 2 yellow soybeans 65c WHEAT -May J u l y Sera! CORN-.May July *·[;! OATS-:!.-!-,- July Sep! RVB-- May Jlllv SCPt BAKLEV-- May LA RD-Mar. May Ju!y Sept EKLL1ES Mar May .in..-,? . II).7fl .10.42 CHICAGO, (.Ti-Low Close .so- . f i ' t v .60l .SB? .53'.. 10..-]10.6.'. 10. Jn 14.2.1 14.02 10.."i 10. fi.% Ift.fiO in. to OMAHA G R A I N (Tuesday Market) O M A H A . f.T)--Wheat--No. 3 .hard, S1.03!-j: No. 4 hard. S1.01. Corn--No. 4 white, 58 to fi7: No. 5 wnire. ·il'; No. 3 yellow, 62; No. 4 yellow. 60 to 61; No. 5 yellow, 52 to 59!-;; No. 3 mixed, 59; No. 4 mixed, r»7; No. 5 mixed, 55, Oats--No, 3 white. 26; No. -I white, 25 to 2714; No. 3 feed. 24. MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN. (Tuesday Market) MINNEAPOLIS, LT;--wheat 4S cars; He lower- No. 1 heavy dark northern 60 Ibs. 51.291; Sil.36;;; No. 1 dark northern 59 Ibs. S1.27a@1.35;i; 5S Ibs. S1.23;iC"l-34 » ; fancy No. l hard Montana 14 per cent protein S1.23ii(^l,25;s; to arrive S1.22Ti,S- 1-24-;s: crade or No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter . .1.05-s !·! 1.12Ts : to arrive $1.04!!, -s; No. 1 hard atnher durum 51.12',;fT'.i.2r)',i; No. \ red durum S3U ·S£4!-;c; May sl.OTli; J u l y $1.02=;; September 92%c. Corn, No. 3 yello 59S60C. Oats, No. 3 white 26US? 29;,c. KANSAS OH" GRAIN. (Tuesday Market) KANSAS CITY. (.PI--Wheat 12 cars: unchanged to Ic lower; No. 2 dark hard no: inally 51.04^61,20%; No. 3 nominally S1.00Vi@1.18 ] ,-j: No. 2 red nominally 51.05% ®1.0S£; No. 3, Sl-0-lSH.OHi. Corn 13 cars; U-2c lower;'No. 2 white nominally 71@73^c; No. 3 nominally 68 "OVic: No. 2 yellow nominally 67 3 ,-j@69 No. 3 nominally SS^fSe'^c; No. 2 mixed nominally 66®67^c; No. 3 nominally 64% ~ 6Sc. Oats 7 cars; unchanged to J j c lower; No. 2 white nominally SO^SSl^c; No. 3 nominally 27%®30-uc. PUBLIC UTILITY AND INDUSTRIAL STOCKS Quoted by A. M. Schanke and Company, Telephone 1300, Mason City. Cent. St. El. 7 pf. (S2S par).. Cent. St. P. L. 7 pf ..... Champlin Ret. la. 7 pi". ,,,, Creamery Package com ..... Hearst Coos. A. ..,'.., ......... George A, Hormel A pf. ... George A. Hormel B pf ...... Interstate Power 7 pf. ..... Interstate Power 6 pf ...... Iowa Electric Co. B'.i pf. ,,. . Iowa Electric Co. 7 Jo. Elec. Lt. Pow. la. Elec. Lt. Pow. 6% pf. pf. Bid 31 IR 24 ',5 103 103 2." 21 51 52 73 GOVERNMENT BONDS NEW YORK. LP--(U. S, bonds closed: Treasury ·lU's, 47-32. 116.20. Treasury 4's, 44-55, 112,12. Treasury 3%'s. 43-47. 107,13, Treasury 3tJ*s, 46-19, 304.27, Treasury 3's, 51-55, 103.17. .MINNEAPOLIS FLOtR. (Tuesday Markrt) MINNKAPOLIS. i.Tt--Flour iinchanccrt. Carload lots f a m i l y p a t e n t s S"-y7.20 a barrel in 9X Ib. co'' n n sacks. Shipment* rr:rc Viran SIP-.W^ 17. Standard m i d d l i n g s $15.303 17. . . la. Elec. Lt. Pow. 6 pf. la. Power Li^ht 7 p r. ... la. Power Lipht 6 pf ...... la. Public Serv. .7 pf ..... . la. Public Serv, 6~ pf ...... la. Public Sere. 6 pt ........ la. South. Util. 7 pf ....... South. Util. 6 pf ..... ---Minnesota Power Lt. 7 pf. Northern St. Power 7 rr. ... Northern St. Power fi pf. . . . X. \V. Bell Tel. fi£ pf ....... N". W. St. Portland Cement .. R a l h Packi.ii; 7 pf ..... ...... Rath Packinc 6 pf ..... -------- JX C i t y Gap it KIcc. 7 pf. United Lt. -t Rys. 7 pf. . . United Lt, Rys, fi.36 pf ..... United Lt. fr. KyP. 6 pf. . , Western Oroccr pf. ....,.,,, Western Grocer com .......... 33 19 SO 78 105' 102 96 7.1 RS 102 1(10 WOOL MAKKKT. (TuPsday tarkct BOSTON", U".--U. S. department of agri- cu It ure-- Trade waj? very quiet in the Boston wool market. Scattered lots of odds and ends were _so\d. but there was no business of sizable volume reported. Inquiries from manufacturers were reported to be fewer than last week. Nominal quotations on domestic wools were unchanged. A little strictly combing 64s and finer Ohio and similar fleece wool -was available and was firmly hsM fit 34-36 cents in the crease depending upon shrinkage and length of staple. Will Be Hostess. LIME SPRINGS -- Mrs. R. W. Thomas will be hostess to a rroup of ladies at a. calendar tea Wednesday at 3 p, m- Stock List .NKW YORK STOCKS. CTlioday Final QiioliilluMM Air Kcduclkm IS'J'/a Lib O J"' Al Chcm 0ye 170 Locws Amn Can alTVj Maylus Amu Sm A Her (o',i ATcKess nob Amn Suftar 55!:: Mid Cont Pet A T T ]TO!i Mont Ward Amn Tub B 97 Murray Corp Amn Wat Wks 22 Kash Anaconda 33?; Nat! Bis Atchison 74% Null Cash RCB Auburn 47 Natl Dairy Aviat Corp 311 Natl DM B 1 i 0 Sl?i WaM Pow L Barnsdall JG1« N Y Cent BcntI Avint 2114 Nor Pac Beth steel M'.i Oliver Farm Bordcn 28-% J C Penney Borg Warn Tfi Penn R R Can Dry Mil Phillip" Pet Case u;: R C A C K \V ·!·% Rep SU'Cl C C W 2',i Rey Tili 8 C M S P A P 2'i Scars Roe C R I k P 2!. Shell Union Chrysler 91 ^i Soc VHC Col G A K 111 So Pac Com Solv 2li : 'i SUn B'rands Comwllh Sou VT.S S O Cal Con Gas .rt 1 , S O Ind Cons oil ir,·'.;, s o N .r Conil can , 7"'.i Stew Warn ContI 01! Del 3fi'i Stutlebaker Corn Pror] 7.1 Swift Co Curt Wright o'^ Tex Corp ·Deere pfd 23-Vt Tex Gulf Sul Du Pont 3-11 r ; Tim Roll Bear Gen Klcc .19'4 Un Carb Gen Foods M % Un Pac Gen Mot .-jS-Tfi Unit Air Gillette 17 J i Unit Corp Goodyear 27'i UnifDruE 111 Ctnt. zr.i.i U S Gypsum Int liar B7»i U S rubber Int Nick Can 51 U S Steel I T T 17-U Warner Plx Johns Man 121 West El Mfg Kennecott ^(i'4 Woolworth KrMEe 24 Wrlgley -Hi 20 il aim 19 li 39 34 27 21 3014 10 Vi 37=1 33% 12 2:1 "i is 1:1?; 31 ··:. 34 !i 36 U 69 !i Sl'.i 33lvi 38% K H U 101 14 19 (US 13 110'i .12% 77 CHICAGO STOCK LIST Tnrxday Final Quotations. Cities Service .v,:i Northwest Bane 10 U Dexter 12 Quaker Oats 13-1 Heilman Br 10 SwHl. anrt Co W Katz DruE :·( swift I n t l 32-^ KellOKp Swiich WS U t i l i t y Tnd 1 ^ Lthhy KcNcil 9-^i Zenith Ifi-Ti National Leather 2 Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSOJS BKUTHEKS AND CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck Bldg. Telephone No. 7 DOW JONES AVERAGES Jiidn. Jtuilft XTiih. Close 150.SU 49.27 31.63 Total Sales 2,390,000 CHICAGO STOCKS EtiHer Bros ^"1 Marshall Fields H'.i Cord Corp 6U Waigreen Co z'Z'm Kalamazuo Stov 39 NKIV YORK CUBB Gas Elec W-'x Kord .Mo of Can 2,1 "i Am Cyauamid B 37 Ford Mo ot Kufe' S T ., Am Su Puvv Co 2's Lockheed 9-% \rk Natl Gas A 5% Niag Hud Pow 9 ! ,» ·\soc G Kl A 2!s S a Ky Co 22 Can Ind A Ik ll : :i U" Gas Co ,"% Kisler Klec 3 ! /2 Un Li Pow Co 4% El Bd Share 16!; Ulil P Li Co 2',» NEW t'OBK STOCKS Alaska .luneau liJ^s Houston oil lO'i ghcny -t Hudson Motor 1H Am Bank Note 42 ^ Hupp Motors 3 Vm Jb'or Pow 23 Intl Carriers 9 Am Cry Sug Co 7% Kelvinator Co IS'.i C Fy Co 3"a VB Lambert Co 24 VJ Am Pow LI S',H Liquid Garb Cp ^7^ \m Koll's Mills 31 : Ai Lorillard 22% A.m Metal Co 33 vi Alack Truck 3-1'/i A.m Ra S Co 23;'s Mathieson Alk 3i Amer Tob Co 9" McK Rob pfd 4-t Armour Co 6',i Mcl.ellan Stores 33',i \rmour Co p[ S^U files Seab'd Oil 33 li Alt Ref 31 J /i ilinn, Moline Im Sis .'el Hemingway 14ii M K T S;a Best Co 51 Mo Pac 3% Baldwin Loco 5?i -Motor Products 31 li Briggs illg Co 57 : it No Amer 2fi Bendix 24 li No Amer AvI 7"i Budd Mrs Co 11 li Otis Steel Co ISli 3urr Add 31 Owen 111 Glass 146 lyera A M Co 22 Va Packard Motor ll Calif Packins 35 : ;« Park Utah Cop 4% Caterpillar Trac 68Vj Plymouth 13T* Cerro de Pasco flO',i Proc , Gam 46',-j Ches Ohio 68 \y Pub Ser of N I 44',i Chi Gt W Pfd " ,, Pullman 4BVj I S P P Pfd 4vi Pure Oil Co 20 Coca. Cola Co 9^ Purity B'akery 151» Com Credit 48 F. K 0 7% Com Solvents 22=;i Rem Rand 21 li Cont Motor 3 ROQ Motors "U Cr ot Wheat 37 Simmons Co 23U Cudahy Packing 38 "i So Calii Edison 26',i Curt-Wri Co A JSVi Sperry Corp 20 Dtst Corp Seag 30 ! ,i St G E 7U Douglas Airc 6SVi Telautograph S J /i Eaton MfE Co 30!» Tide Wa As Oil 18% Elec Auto Lite 40;^ U S and Alch 4l Elec Pow Li S^i U S Smelter SS Erie R R Co J5ti Util P Li A o Foster-Wheeler 331fe Vanadium 23% Freeport Tex T-i 1 ^ Un Gas Imp ifi's Gen Am Trans .VHi Warren Bros "Is GHdden Co 4!) Western My Id. 11 Gobel 6 r i Western Union SS : ;.H Gold Dust 20',i Worth'n Pump 2S! ; Graham Paige 4 Yellow Truck 171, Gt Nor pfd'" 40 r ^ Youngs S T 51 Hides Quotations Furnished by Wolf Bros., Inc., 308 Fifth Street; Southwest. HORSEHJtDES Horsehides 53.00 ·GREEN BEEF HIDES Up to an Ibs ,...,6 ] /=c 25 to -15 Ibs *.-. 5c More than 60 Ibs 5c Bull hides , 3c 'Cured hides half cent more a pound. (On above prices a cent higher to wholesale dealers in wholesale lots.) Lamson Brothers Market Letter CHICAGO- WHEAT--There -was a quiet but firm opening Tuseday and prices showed but lit- t l e chanpe unti Ibuying of July by shorts ;tnd brokers made its appearance and this buying in the deferred futures continued until near the close. The result of this buy j n p was a narrowins of the July-Slay spread to about 9 cents. It is possible that fiome of Ibis buying was based on the recent, reports oC dust storms and generally dry weather ^ver I h e extreme western areas "f t h e winter wheat belt. We understand that most oc t h i s blowing and dust is confined to Uie Oklahoma, panhandle, southwest Kansas nnd eastern Colorado. It I? yet p r u b a b l j too e a r l y to hocutne und u l y apprehensive over these reporls. Thrrc was a little nii'l buying today Mnd \varehouse receipts were canceled for shipment of 50.000 bushels of No. 2 red and 132,000 bushels were reported sold out of this market. The increased activity in the wheat market Tuesday was encouraging and from now on we would expect more outside trade to come into the deferrd futurs. CORN--Corn prices were steady and there was some indication of replacement of long corn recently sold by traders friendly to the market. Cash prices and limits v.-ere un- changd as has been the case in the recent past. From sections of Ohio came the formation that there was still much corn In the fields and that because of the condition of this corn farmers would ship it in as rapidly as possible. Condition Is Good. CARPENTER -- Word was received Ihal. Vcrnon Anderson's condition was soon after his operation at Iowa City last p'riday. HEAVY SELLING SWEEPS STOCKS Market Closes Weak; Late Wave Follows Dull Early Trade. NEW YORK, UP)--After drifting dully throughout the greater part c-f Tuesday's session, a heavy selling wave swept over the stock market at the beginning- of the final hour. In the downward movement losses of 1 Lo 4 or more points were scattered over a broad front. For a while the ticker tape fell about 7 minutes behind floor transactions. Some ot the- sugars, including Fa- .iardo and Holly, managed to buck the trend, along with Sears Roebuck and a few specialties. Among the conspicuous losers were U. S. Steel, du Pont, Air Reduction, Electric Auto-Lite, Kenne- cott, General Electric, Chrysler, General Motors, Western Union, American Telephone. Northern Pacific, Santa Fe and Union Pacific. The late tone was weak. Transfers approximated 2,500,000 shares. Curb Market NKW YORK, (.PJ--Losses of fractions to a point were sustained in the curb raar Tuesday. Trading was quiet. American Cyanamid "B." American Gas and Electric. Creole Petroleum. Bliimentnal ;ind Kk'ctrie Bond and Share were among the losers. U. S. Playinp Card braced up more than a point on moderate turnover. International petroleum and Niagara Hudson Power were fractionally hlfihcr. Bond Market Is'KW YORK, t.'V--All sections or the list were a little lower in the bond market Tuesday. U. S. treasury issues shifted down slightly on limited turnover. Declines were explained In investment circls in terms or the treasury's plans to refinance more than SI.000,000,000 of its obligations on March 16 and to borrow new cash. Bond men said the market had acted well, however, in the liKht oE the fact that the treasury usually shields closely announcements of financing clats in order to prevent market repercussions. They also pointed out that the steadiness of. federal loans was probably in some measure a reflection of the obstacles which the congressional advocates of new money printing are said to be encountering. In ihs suarantced sector ot t h e covcrnment list losses ran to around 3-:::!nds. The few direct obligations traded showed smaller declines. Small losses in carrier equities were matched by limited declines in such rail liens as St. Paul fis. North Western, and Southern Railway -Is. Baltimore and Ohio js and Illinois Central l»;s dropped a point or FO. American Telephone 5s were a tntle lower. Toungstown Sheet and Tube Ss up a bit. Italian Ts dipped a small fraction. Other foreigns were steady. Produce MASON CITY--For Tuesday. Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts 14c Springs, heavy breeds 16c Leghorn springs 13c Stags, heavy breeds 14c Heavy hens, 4 Ibs. and over ... .16c Under 4 Ibs 13c Cocks - lOc Turkeys, No. 1 20c Geese l"c Ducks 12c Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade 1S-19C* Eggs, cash 16-18C* Butter, Iowa State Brand 44c Butter, Corn Country 43c Butter, Kenyon's 43c Butter, Very Best 44c Butter, Brookfield 43c Potatoes, peck 30c and 45c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO FROIirrE. (Tuesday Market) CHICAGO, (.p;--Butter 17.592. weak; creamery specials (93 score} 35',·;. (y Sfic; extra (9'M 35c- extra firsts (90-91) ."M5i 31',;c; firsts (S8-S9) 331i«33?ic: standards WO centralized carlotst 3-1'iiC. Ez/ps T9..S74. unsettled; extra f i r s t s ran 25c. local 21c: fresh praded f i r s t s cars 23',-jC, local 23c; r u i r e m receipts 22 ! ,;;C. Poultry, live. 18 trucks, steady at. dcclin-:; bens r Ibs. and less TJ'.jc, more than r. Ibs. 20c- Leghorn .hens 19c: Plymouth ami White Rock springs 25c. colored 2-lc; broilers 23c; Let-horn chicHens ISc; roosters 17c; turkeys lS?23c; heavy white duks 21c, small 22c; heavy colored rlucks 23c, small 21c; geese 19c; "capons 7 Ibs. up 26c; less than 7 Ibs. 25c- Uressed turkeys f i r m ; prices unchanged. SEW YORK PRODUCE. (Tuesday -Market) NEW YORK. (.TV-Butter 22.763. easy; creamery higher tHan, extra 36S36-'ic; extra (92 score) 35=lc; firsts (S9-91) SliiffiSSVjc; centralized (90 score) 35®35i,ic. Cheese 373,867, steady; prices unchanged. Esgs 22,979. weaker: mixed colors, special packs or selections from fresh receipts 31 J ,-jfe 3°'ic' standards and commercial standards 31 Uc; firsts 31«t31'jc; average checks 27c; rcftigerators best 26?£2Sc. Live poultry steady; by f r e i g h t ; Chicken: 17'ii22c; broilers u n q u o t e d : fowls 22',72."c roosters Ific: turkeys 193270: ducks (all sec- tionsi IS'fi 19c. pRonrrK FI;TI;KF,S. (Tuesday Market* r;HICAGO. '..T'r-- But I rr f u l u r ^ rl^ S'"rage standard?, February 34 '~c: March ~K'ES r n f u r p p : R i f r i p e r s t o r p i n n d a r d s . O-l o h r r 21 ' i r ; Ircsii crane'l firsts, Ffhuiary 23 T ic: £tcrae: packed firpts. A p r i l 19"iC, Miscellaneous POTATO MARKET. (Tuesday Market) CHICAGO. (,T'(--U. S. department of agriculture-- Potatoes SO, on track 363, total U. S. shipments S91; dull, weak undertone; supplier liberal, demand very slow; sacked per cwt. Idaho russet Burbanks u. S. No. j. SI.70S 1.77^; L*. S. No. -. S1A51.GO; Wisconsin round whites U. S. No. 1, $1.20@1.32H: V' P. No. 2. SOc; Minnesota cobblers unclassified Sl5? 1.05; 'Colorado McClurcs U. S. No. 1. Sl.SO'iil.SO; Nebraska Bliss triumphs U. S. No. 1 and partly graded $O2',i':) \-15. M;\V Y O R K -SL'tJAB. N K W Y O R K . ..1"- F-'utiir*'* i m f r i a n a fined iinch f ins?d 4 \'i .1 points hicnrr. Ilr HEAD THIS FIRST: A few (lays after nttraulivr Thorn Dalil accepts a position MM housekeeper In the liumc of Si'l- wyn Marsli, Marsh's UaiijjliU'r. \Vilnia, arrives and seems to vv.- Ncnt her presence. Thorn meets Sherman Gordon, a friend of \Vilma. and her lather, and Dotliu Stccle, a designing widow who lives nearby. Mrs. Stcele also objects to Thora's presence in the Marsh home.- As she rides one morning, Thora finds Sherman Gordon waiting for her on horseback. He offers to show her the countryside. Gordon tells Thora she has made a most favorable impression on Marsh, her employer. After overhearing sharp v words between Marsh and his daughter, Thora pleads with him not to send \ViIma a\vaj', as he has threatened to do, because she intends to marry a foreigner she met while traveling. NOW GO ON WITH THE STOHV CHAPTER 21 "YOU ARE wrong," Thora insisted steadily when her employer announced he intended to disinherit his daughter. "You are the one who . . . doesn't know what he is doing. You can't!" There was a ring in her clear voice that held Selwyn Marsh speechless for an instant. His eyes narrowed. Who was this blue-eyed girl, to stand there and tell him what he could do ... what he could not do f "And why not, pray?" was his sarcastic suggestion. "Because it is a very dreadful thing to do." Her gaze met his unflinchingly. "I know." "You don't mean . . .T' "Yes. I do. I ... I can't go to my father's home. Not even to see my mother. He won't let me." "My dear girl . . ." Marsh twisted uneasily in his chair. "I didn't know . . ." "No, you didn't," Thora helped, in her calm tones. "You were good enough not to ask me anything when I came here. Perhaps I should have told you. I don't know. I wanted this place badly. But, now. I must try to make you understand that you can't do this thing . . . to your girl." "Now, now . . . Miss Dahl." "No. I will tell you. I must. There isn't much . . . It began years ago. There was a boy who lived on the farm next to my father's. His name was . . . It was Eric. We grew up together, like a brother and a sister, Eric was quite a genius, for a boy. His mother had a hard time to make her place pay . . . even to get a living. Eric helped all he could and he spent his spare time in a little shop he had in one ot the sheds. I used to watch him. He had great dreams . . . " Thora's voice trailed away, as she recalled the dreams. Marsh watched her in silence. Her blue eyes were fixed on the window, but he knew instinctively that she was seeing something a great way off. He restrained his natural desire to interrupt. Waited. "Eric's mother died when he was IS," Thora resumed, after a moment. "Their place was mortgaged and he couldn't keep it. He didn't want to anyway. He wanted to get away, where there were factories and shops. He told me . . . I was the only one who ever understood." "You mean that you were in love with him," Marsh accused gruffly. Thora's eyes left the window and sought him. There was a perplexed expression in their blue depths. " No . ." she decided thoughtfully. "I don't believe so. We never talked about things like that. Eric went away . ... to Minneapolis. He had several jobs, but nothing that quite suited Mm. Finally, he came east and found a place in a steel mill. He liked that. He used to write me all about it, how well he was doing. That was after I started teaching school." "What happened to him ?" Marsh wanted to know. "I didn't hear antyhing for quite a. long time, once. Then he wrote me that he had lost his savings. He had invested everything in a small shop, with a partner. The man wasn't honest and Eric lost his money. He went back to the mill. And then . . ." "Then?" "There was a telegram came to me at the school . . . just before Christmas holidays. It was from a friend of Eric. It said that Eric had been . . . hurt. He was burned in an accident. He wanted me." "So?" "Why, I had to go to him." Thora said it quietly, but defensively. As if her hearer suspected there could be any other possible solution. "I had to go. Eric had no people and he wanted me. I called up my supervisor and told him he would have to get a substitute. Then I went to the bank and drew out all my money . . . that was the next morning . . . and took the first train." "You mean you didn't tell your folks?" "No. My father never liked Eric. He never liked any man that wouldn't rather work in the fields from sunrise to dark than do anything else. He thought Eric was lazy. Nothing could ever change his opinion. He is like that. I know that my mother would understand and want me to go. But it would have meant only trouble for her. I thought the best thing to do was go . . . then write. So I did." "And your father?" "I suppose if. I had married Eric, father would have gotten over it in time. He sent word to me through mother that I was never to come home again. He'll never change. He thinks I'm . . . bad." Marsh started to say something. Instead, he grunted. "I found Eric in a hospital," Thora resumed. "He was badly burned; his face was the worst. And his eyes . . .'· "Xnt blind!" "No, his sight wasn't gonr. Put the doctors told me he never would be aVilr to sec \\v\\. V'.vlv \viis \n Uic hospital i\i- \\voKs. Thu rimipnii.v p:tui his cxpniso:' thi'iv, \Yhou lu 1 xvns aWr t n IOMVI', 1 tiM»U h i m IwrU t u the pl:uv whiMr lit' tu'vl been living ;md rentotl ;i l i t t l r UHMU uc\t to his. so t h a t 1 ooiiM talii 1 caiv i'f him." "Thon hi- nvovi'rol'.'" Thora shook hor lu\'ul ^Unvly. "I think it was h\,s prMo. . . . You know. Ho foil Hint ho novor would be able to do tlio things ho hud planned. And IIP worried about me. . . . I didn't realise that at first. At', ter a few months, I was worried myself. I knew that I would have to find something to do to take car c of expenses bofcirc so very long. But Evic was so frail that 1 dUln't sue how 1 could leave him alone. And then . . ." "What?" 'One day . . .'· Thorn's voice sank sn low that. Marsh barely heard the simple acount. "I had gone to the drug store. When T t'fl me hark there was a little crowd. . . . Eric didn't want to get. well." There was a deep silence in the library following those halting words. Pfcffernusse. who wag curled up on the .rug near Marsh's chair raised his head inquiringly, stared at the man and girl, wagged his tail aimlessly, then composed himself to sleep once more. Selwyn scowled before he inquired abruptly: "And you still want me to think you weren't in love with that chap. Miss Dahl? That you were only . . . friends?" "Just friends. He needed me. There was nothing else to do." "Nothing else to do." Marsh repeated gruffly. "I thought that brand of friendship had gone out of style long ago. Let's hear the rest of your story'" "That is all." Thora said with quiet finality. (TO BE CONTINUED! TERRY OSED OLD Hank Leiber Should Think Out Better Tale Than Offer of Coaching Post. NEW YORK. '.PI--Hank Leiber, New York Giants' center fielder, may be serious about his announcement of quitting- major league baseball to coach at the University of Arizona but Manager Bill Terry does not believe it. "Hank should think up a new story," declared Terry, himself possessor of quite a reputation as a holdout. "I used that one myself years ago when I was trying to get a raise." Terry made his statement from the Giants' training camp at Pensacola, Fla. » "But if Hank can do better by himself coaching a college team than playing for the Giants, I wish him all the luck in the world. Understand, however, he really can't be classed as a holdout until March 1, the date he has been ordered to report at Pensacola." Leiber, who batted .331 last year in his first full year as a regular, is supposed to be demanding S15.000, an increase o£ ?7,000 over the salary he is generally believed to have received last year. The Giants are said to have offered him $10,000. WRESTLING B v Thi- Associated Press) WII,MI.XGTOA* --Kttiil Dustk. 215, Omaha, dffcateil OrnrpB Kovefly, 21S t Hollywood, two out of three. LANCASTER. I*:i.---Joe THisck. 217, Oma- h:t. defeated £d Meske, 221, Akron, Ohio, one fall. S N T H E R i N G Warning Issued on Seed Corn 'Bought From South CHARLES CITY--A number of farmers in the county are purchasing seed corn from sections outside of the county which in all likelihood will prove to be too late in maturity for this county. There- are several instances were seed corn has been purchased from firms and individuals in the southern part of the state. This corn will be entirely too late for this county. Experience has shown that corn can be moved only a very short distance north or sout.h without greatly affecting its adaptability. The change is not nearly so noticeable from east to west. Corn grown even as far as 50 miles south of here is entirely too late for conditions in this county in most cases. 2 Women's Club Meetings on.Charles City Schedule CHARLES CITY--Two Women's cKib meetings were scheduled Tuesday in the assembly room of the Congregational church. The "regular meeting last week was omitted as the church was closed. The garden and home department meeting was to follow the general business meeting at 2:30 when Miss Ethel Waller had charge of the topic, "The Fun of Having a Garden." Members of all departments were invited to attend the regular meeting of the business and professional women's department Tuesday evening. Mrs. Louis Gilmer will give the history of the art of acting and several of her pupils will demonstrate dramatic interpretations. (By The Xxsocialed Press! FAROO. N. Dak. --EvercUr Richtniire, Uii. Sirinv Cily. IOIVH. outpointed Nick Sr.illj:i, l-is, Cliieami. ( l n . MivUry \Valli l"l. l.'iiri DodKC. Imva, :uiil Jackie S'larh ::tt, Mlnni-niM'li... drtMv. Hi). LEGAL NOTICE .NOTICE OK APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR STATE or IOWA, Cerro Gordo County, ss. No. .4783. Notice is hereby given, ihal the uii'ler- signecl has been duly appointed and qualified as Executor ol the estate of Louise PI^£f, deceased, late of Elroy. Wisconsin, Al! persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment; and those having claims against the same will present them, duly authenticated, to the undersigned for allowance, and file in the office of the Clerk of the District Court. RENHOLD H. FFAFF, Executor. N. LEVIN'SON, Attorney. Dntcd Peb. 24. 1936, S. H. McaPEAK. Clerk Pislriet Court. By MARGARET IULKY. Deputy. NOTICE OF TIIK APPOINTMENT OK ADMINISTRATOR. STATE OF IOWA. Ccrro Gordo Courtly, ss. No. -!790. NOTICK IS HERKBV G I V K N . thai I h c under? icnrd ha? hf-cn ihtiv anpt.)in'nl and - u g l i f i e d n-i A r l m i n i s l r H t o r of Ulr r?Uic nf A. H, rurnmin^s. Deceased, I n t r nf Cprn- r...r,|r O ' l i n t y . All rcrpnnj in.lel)tr| t'. *x\\ t - s t a t r arr rcTiirFtr'l t » mak* 1 immed'-.ntr f R y m r n i ; an'i UVPR havins r.taimp a=i\ii»FL I f i c samp w i l l pres^m t h e m , -Inly aii- i i i o n l i e a t r d . to thr un.lTFi^nrd for aiimv- nt;cc. n n d file in (he office of the ClerK of the District Court. RALPH S. STANBERY, Artministrator. RALPH S. STANBERY. Attorney. Dated Fchruary 21st. 1936. S H. MflcPEAK, Clerk District Court. By MARGARET R1LEY. Deputy. NOTH'E OF THK APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR. STATE OF IOWA. Cerro Gordo County, ss. No. 47SQ. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersifincd has been duly appointed and qualified as Executor of the estate of T. J. Proctor, Deceased, late of Cerro Gorrto County. All persons indebted to said estate are requested lo make immediate payment; and those having claims acainst the same will nr-sfm t h e m , duly n n l h c n t i c a l M , to Ilir iin.ln'iKriC(l for ftlkiwnncr. .it 1 '! f i l e i n t!ip n r f i r s r,f t l i r Clrt'k "f Hi-- D i s t r i * t f i - t u t . .JOHN U'I1,M.\M PROCTOR. Hxrcuf.r, P f t J r d !hmary - l l l i . lfi:ifi. S. H. M:irri",.\ K. rierH P b l t i r t Coil f t . . By MARGARET JtJLEV. Uff.Uy, Charles City News Floyd County Group to Send Report to Ames CHARLES CITY--The Floyd i i n t y Planning committee met at t h e Fitrm bureau office Monday, U continue the work which it began u month ago. Weather conditions luu'o miule it impossible to complete this work as soon as expected. Folltnving the meeting a preliminary report will be sent into the extension service at Ames, indicating the acreages which the committee believe will be devoted ' i the various crops under normal conditions and also the acreage which they believe would be planted if every farmer wus following a good soil management program. In arriving at an answer to the Ibor problem the vari- us soil types arc considered together with the topography of the land, drainage conditions and many other fnntors. Snyder-Lusk. CHARLES CITY -- Miss Grace Snyder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Snyder, 305 Hulin street, and Alton Lawrence Lusk, son.jxf.- Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lusk, 703 B street, were married in the Catholic church by the Rev. E. J. Snyder, brother of the bride. The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Bertrand Snyder. After a short-trip Mr. and Mrs. Lusk will be at home at 703 B street. Mr. Lusk is- employed by the John Blaul's Sons company. Marriage licenses were issued at the clerk of court's office to Glen H. Stanton of Austin, Minn., and Irene M. Clark of Conrad and Murray A. Flagor of Charles City and Doris V. Short of Ames. \V. C. T. IT. Plans TTogram. CHARLES CITY--The W. C. T. U. will meet Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. E. Salsbury, 20 i Ferguson street, in commemoration of the work of Frances Willard, noted temperance leader. The hostesses will be Mrs. A. A. Hideout and Mrs. A. M. Coacher. The following program will be given: Devotionals, Mrs. Catherine Carter; symposium, Mesdames Will Blumenstiel, Jennie Andrews-, O. L. Jacobs. Minnie Klaus and Smyrna Satterlee. Defense Testimony Is Near Close in Action Based on Rent Claim Defense testimony neared completion Tuesday afternoon in the trial of the rent action brought by Mrs. Clara Dorchester against Mr, and Mrs. Herman Bohnsack in Judge T. A. Beardmore's district court here. Judge Joseph J. Clark was occupied meanwhile with the study of cases taken under advisement. In the case on trial, Mrs. Dorchester, represented by L. R. Boom- bower, is asking for an accounting of the division of corn raised on a farm which she rents to the Bohn- sacks on shares, claiming that she did not receive within SOO bushels of the share allegedly due her. The tenants, for whom Gaxfield Brcese and Charles Cornwell are appearing, contend that the division of the corn was equitable, and according' to Hie tcrm« of the lease, while in n, counterclaim they ask damages of $200 and no?ts on grounds Hint an attachment against their personal property was unlawfully obtained by Mrs. Dorchester, Petit jurors not engaged in this trial were ordered to report aga,in Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, The Lincoln lownsliip Farm Bureau meeting scheduled for Friday evening has been postponed on account of the bad condition of roads. Dead Animals OF ALL KINDS REMOVED Mason City Rendering Co.

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