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FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE DECEMBER 19 I 193S- MRS, L B1RNEY DIES IN DETROIT Widow of Former Mason City \ Doctor Succumbs at . Home of Daughter. ' Mrs. Emma Birney, widow of Dr C. C. Birney, former Mason City physician, died at the home of her daughter, Dr. Cleo Christensen, Detroit, Mich., at 2 o'clock Tuesday morning, according to word received by friends in Mason City Tuesday morning. 7 Mrs. Birney had resided in Mason City until last spring when she visited her daughter, intending to return to Mason City in the fall. She Is survived by one other daughter, Bessie Birney Larson, an attorney in San Francisco. Mrs. Birney was a pharmacist and operated a drug store in Mason City inany years with her husband. Burial will be at Nora Springs. MARGIA KOHL, 7, DIES AT HOME Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Kohl Succumbs to Pneumonia. ·Marcia Cotton Kohl, seven year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Kohl, died of pneumonia at 3 o'clock Tuesday morning: at the home of her parents, 807 Washington avenue northwest. She was born Nov. 23, 1926 In Mason City and attended the Washington school, where she was in the first grade. Besides her fattier and mother, she is survived by her sister, Pris- cl!!a, 13, a brother Harrison, 20, and another sister, Kathryn, 21. Funural services will be held Thursday morning- at the St. John's Episcopal church, with the Rev. Robert M. Redenbaugh, pastor of the church, in charge. Burial will be in Blmwood cemetery. The body was taken to the Randall funeral home. JUNIOR CHAMBER HOLDS MEETING Seeks Ton of Candy for Christmas Party Saturday Night. . Following their regular semimonthly, meeting at the Hotel Hanford 'Monday members of ilason City's Junior Chamber of Commerce adjourned to the coffee ahop and sacked a ton of candy which was donated by the Globe-Gazette Christmas Cheer fund and will be given to Mason City children after the carol singing program which is planned by the Junior Chamber for early evening of Saturday, Dec. 23, in Central park. Although statistics for records in candy-sacking wer not available, it is thought that .n'all time record was set by the Junior Chamber men. The ton of mixed sweets was sacked in. approximately two hours by about 40 men. Giving the candy to Mason City children is one of the features o£ the Junior Chamber's Christmas program which includes lighting and decorating the city for the holiday season, sponsoring a prize contest for the best decorated residence in the city and a gala carnival dance which will be held at the armory Friday evening, Dec. 22. Although the decorative lighting has not been carried out to the ful extent of the orginal plans, llason City now boasts the best holiday ap pearance H has ever had, and ar rangemonts are already under way to make the holiday lighting and decorating an annual affair wit] ; lopes of improving Mason City's ap pearance every year during the lasl ! two weeks of December. j Features of the Junior Chamber i meeting were several selections b; ; the Cloverleaf quartet, composed o I Milton Dalvey, Charles Dalin, Guy i Crosen and Prank Pool, and an in ' teresting Christmas message by thi I Hev. Hobert M. Redenbaugh, pastoi i of the St. John's Episcopal church | The pastor told the fascinatin u bu j lltt!e known sfory of the life of j Mary, the mother o£ Jesus Christ, as i it is set down in secular writings I which have been translated sine i the New Testament was compiled. Car Goes Into Ditch as It Collides With Another on Rough Spot Weyrauch, Mason City was driving a car west on Twelfth street northwest, Monday afternoon at 4 o^clock, when his .car was struck from the rear by a car driven by Oria Kehm, 402 Second street northwest. Air. Weyrauch stated that he had slowed down for a rough spot- when the accident occurred. .The Weyrauch car was not damaged but the Kehm car went into th'e ditch and bent the fender and wheels. Millard Wheaton, Mason City, was riding with .Mr. Kehm at the time of the accident and received bruises on his head. " 74 Attend Dinner. CORWITH--The D. Y. T. club held the annual family dinner at the Ed Williams and Mclntyre home Friday with 68 adults and 6 children present. The club will send a box of dressed chickens to the for Christmas. HELEN JACOBS AT TOP OF AP VOTING (Continued From Sports rose) Van Wie of Chicago, the national golf champion, who finished seconc with 48 votes, and Lenore Kigbt of Homestead, Pa., new swimming queen, who was third with 31. Due to the relatively limited sphere of noteworthy feminine' competition, the voting was confined almost entirely to those engaging in tennis, golf or swimming. Out- aide of these three sports, the only names mentioned were Anne Townsend of Philadelphia, captain of the American international field hockey team, and Mildred (Babe) Didrikson, all-around Texas athlete. Miss Didrikson, now a professional, cap tured first honors in the 1932 poll, due to her record-breaking track and field accomplishments in the Olympic games. She received two votes this year. Mrs. Moody, who won the Wimbledon tennis crown for the sixth time before'her dramatic default to Miss Jacobs in the American final at Forest Hills, received only three votes. The victory for Miss Jacobs marked her second straight winning of the national title. Although being under a doctor's care herself, "Helen-the Second" also had stepped up the No. 1 singles position on the American VVightman cup team, due to the withdrawal of Mrs. Moody, and scored two victories. HUBBELL LEADS MEN NEW YORK, Dec. ID. (/P}--In a year marked by some of the moat amazing achievements of this turbulent athletic age, a national jury of expert opinion today ranks Carl Owel Hubbell, lean Oklahoma Southpaw ace of the world champion New York Giants, aa the outstanding individual performer of 1833. The pitching hero of the World series, already designated as the National league's most valuable player, leads the year's stars in all other sports, amateur or professional, in the third annual nation-wide poll of sports ediors and writers, .onducted by the Associated Press. Hubbell is the second baseball star to gain this crowning honor vithin three years. John Leonard Pepper) Martin of the St Louis Cardinals, hero of the 1931 World series, ran away with the first Associated Press poll. Last year first lace went to Gene Sarazen, world ihampion golfer, who received only )ne vote in the 1933 contest. As the ballots poured in from all parts of the country, Hubbell stead- ly piled up a wide and convincing margin over all rivals. With the ;ield wide open to the star performers of every athletic land, the pitcher more than doubled the vote of his nearest competitor, fleet Jack Lovelock of New Zealand and Oxford, who made foot-racing history n a world record one mile race with 'rinceton's Bill Bronthon last July. Hubbell received 55 votes or near- y one-fourth of the total of 206 ast. Lovelock was named on 25 bai- ots and is the first foreign star to igTire so prominently in the con- est. Third place goes to Johnny Goodman, the Nebraska amateur who won the United States open ;olf championship, with 19 votes. Another foreign ace, Fred Perry, British Davia cup hero and winner of the United States tennis crown, comes fourth with 15 votes. COURT TIPS {Continued From Sports Fane) charge of the formal introduction of the coaches, players, officials and so on. One of the reasons for smal basketball crowds in Iowa Is the lack of seating capacity. Mason City is handicapped in this respect The time is coming when field houses could be built for a relative ly small cost. A friend of mine who is coaching in California told me last year tha the Mason City second team coul easily "lick any team that he saw play in California." Basketball does not hold much interest on the wes coast, because it is an indoor game and the people prefer outdoor sport; there. Once in a while the east produces a good basketball team, but seldom The middlewest is where the basket ball is played. Fenton Indies Win in Contest With Ledyarc FENTON, Dec. 19.--The Fenton Independent basketball team dc feated the Ledyard Independents on the local floor Sunday by a score o, 41-20. This was the first game for both teams but showed good pass work. The next game is schedulec for Christmas day with the Wes' Bend Independents. CAGE SCORES Uy the Associated IVresB. .Michigan 'J3: Men-land 10. rllltburch 24: Ilntler 35. WltlenSxTK" 25: Kvansvllle 80. Synurune 40: Toronto (Ont.) 22. WfMmlnster 30: John Marshall, 18. 1'rlnceton 37; Itutxerit 2C. OnhMosh (IVIti,) Teachers 30; IVheaton (111.) 31. EClendale, x. D., 'onrml 2-4; Northern Ttaenem 41. Sioux Falls 33; WujTie Teacher* 21. Carleton 29; Drake 24. Dana 40; Nebraska \VesIcynn 37. Colorado 7. 2-2; Kansas Stale 24. Wnshburn College 31; Ottilira (Kuff. U. 23. Terns Argles 39; Stephen F. Atulln Colto 30. .SoiiihiFMffrn 22; Central OJilflhonin Teachers 34. University of Southern C'ollf. 28; Bar, Fran Cisco Y. M. t, 24. Toliradrt C'olleffo 27; Hrlfiftam Voimjr 4 f , Jnlir. of Calif, at Los Angeles CIS; til. Mtuy't 45. ·nsadcnn. Majors 25; Ctah TJ. 76. HOG PRODUCERS FLOOD MART AT CHICAGO GRAIN MARKETS LITTLE CHANGED Advices Indicate Rains Not Received in Area Where Most Needed. CHICAGO, Dec. 19. (IP)--Notable steadiness characterized the grain markets late today, wtih advices indicating that rains southwest had failed to penetrate wheat areas where moisture was most needed, A cargo of wheat from the Pacific coast of the United States was reported sold to Ireland, making 8,500,000 bushels disposed of abroad since the United States emergency export association started operations. The federal relief agency today reoprted it had bought 12,473,000 bushels of wheat So far--11,020,000 May futures and the re. malnder cash wheat. Wheat closed mixed, % off to % up compared with yesterday's finish, Dec. 81%, May 8t%-%; corn unchanged to i higher, Dec. 43%, May 50%; oats at % decline to % advance, and provisions unchanged to 7 cents down. Produce MASON CITY, Dee. IB- Cash Quotations by E. O. Morse Eggs (current receipts) 12c Heavy hens, 4H Ibs. ana over... 7c Light hens 5c Springs (heavy breeds) .........7c Springs, (Leghorn breeds) 5c Old cocka (Heavyj 4c Ducks 4c Geese 4c Turkeys, No. 1 lOc Merchants Quotations Eggs, cash 14-16c* Eggs, in trade 16-lSc* Butter, Plymouth 22c Butter, Clear Lake 20c Butter, Brookfieid 20c Butter, State Brand 22c Butter, Dairy Maid 20c Home Grown Potatoes, peck..,2ac ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations wera obtained by calling several downtown grocery stores. · CHICAGO CASH GRAIN CHICAGO, Deo. 19. (,f--Whent. No. 2 hard (part car) 83c: sample srade hard 75c; No. 2 mixed SIVtc. Corn, No. 6 mixed 43^c; No. 2 yellow 47@47Mc; No. 3 yellow 4B?i«J47%c; No. 4 yellow 46c; sample grade 38c; new corn. No. 3 mixed 44yi«p44?ic; No. 4 mixed 43 @43Hc; No. 6 mixed 4 0 % c : No. 2 yellow 40e?46c: No. 3 yellow 44}; CJMBc: No. 4 yellow 43®43Vic; No. 5 yellow 41^c; No, 2 while 4Tc; No. 3 wWto 46840,lc; sample grade 37c; old and new, No. 2 yellow 47}£c, Oats, No. 2 white 34«J?36c: No. 3 Xvhite 34c; No. 4 white 32KSJ33KC. Rye, none. Barley 43t0'70c. Timothy seed 55.505PO cwt. Clover seed $11@13.85 cwt. Lard 51.52; loose lard S4.25; billies 53.50. MasonCityGrain MASON CITY", Dec. 19.-Barley '. 28-40c No. 2 yellow old shelled com .33Vic Nfo. 3 yellow old shelled corn ,32y = c No. 3 new yellow ear corn SOc White oats, No. 3, 30 Iba. or better 26c VHEAT-- Dec [ay 'uly CORN-Dec May nil- OAT3-- Dec May July RYE-Dec May . . . . . . . T ulj- BAHI.EV-- Dec May July LARD-Dec Jan May BELLIES-Dec Jan TUESDAV GRAIN CLOSE. CHICAGO, Dec. 18. High .82% .S5 .S3?i .3674 -34 S . Low .81% 4.55 ·J.05 f/TJ-- Close .81S .84% .83% .43% .50% .52 Vi .52 W .57% .53 » 4.30 4.52 4.92 4.50 5.00 'EW YORK 1'OULTBY. NEW YORK, Dec. ID. L-TJ--Dressed poul- ry firm, unchanged. Live poultry irregular. Chickens, frelshl :0@14c; expr?ss lO^TlBc; broilers, freight and express unquoted; fowls, freight 11© "4cr express 15c; roosters, freight and ex- ress fie; turkeys, freight and express 14® ,9o; duclgs, freight !2c: express unquoted. TUESDAY GRAIN OPEN CHICAGO. Dec. Open Today .84% .63% .50 .52% WHEAT-Dec May July .... CORN-Dec. .... liny .... July OATS-Dec May .... July .... HYE-Dec May July 59 BARLEY-Dec May July LARD-Dec Jan 4.55 May BELLIES-Dec Jan Close Yesterday .58 .43 V4 .53 .57»i .55 K .47% .47*1 4.30 4.60 4.07 4.50 5.00 19. (.T)-Close Yr. Ago .44 .46% .4fi'A .IS',1, .17 .17% 4.CO 4.00 4.07 3.37 KANSAS CITY GRAIN. KANSAS CITY, Dec. 19. (.-11--Wheat 74 cars; %c lower to ^£c higher. No. 2 dark hard 81 J ,i (a 83V£c; No. 3, 81Hc; No. 2 bard 80liffl81!ic; No. 3. 80!i®81'.!c; damaged 78c; No. 2 red 80®81c; No. 3, 7SS8014 nominal. Corn 72 cars; unchanged to ;c higher. No. 2 white 43V5C; No. 3, 43Ct43y 4 c; billing 44c; No. 2 yellow 43C043V1C; No, 3, 42 1 / i 1i 43c; No. 2 mfxed 42GJ43C; Ko. 3, 41 43c nominal. Oats 1 car; unchanged to ',ic lower; No 2 white 38@3a 1 ,4c ncmlnal; No. 3, 31®35'.S' nominal. MINNEAPOLIS OltAIN MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10. (T)--Wheat, 123 cars, 07 a year ago; U cent lower. Cash No. 1 northern 81V1WS4V1C; No. 1 dart northern 15 protein 8 3 M © 5 V l c ; 14 pro- teln S2ygS5Wo; 13 protein 32'.i®85!4ci 13 protein 82',4 5V85'^lc; No. 1 hard Montana 14 protein 82Vl®84y,c; to arrive 82!i 1i 1 84Uc: No. 1 amber durum 05%c^$ No. 2 amber durum fisji^fiyic; No. durum 7 7 % ® 7 8 j i c ; Deo. 7SHc; May SOVic; July 80%c. Corn, JS T O. 3 yellow Oats, No. 3 white OMAHA QRAIX OMAHA. Deo. 15. (.TO--Wheat, hard No. 2, 76®78%c;'No. 3, 7Sc; spring No. 1, 70c. Corn, white No. 2, 40$ic; yellow No. 1, 40ttc; No. 2. 40%c; mixed No. 2, 39%o. Oats, white Ko. 4, 3l^c. Ringsted Takes Sweep in Dolliver Contests RINGSTED, Deo. 19.--The Ringsted boys' and girls' basketbal teams took two games from Dolliver high school, by 22 to 18 for the boys and 33 to 22 for the girls. In hard contests, Ringsted came from behind in the second half to win in each game. Good guarding and offensive plays were features ol the games. Mitchell Takes Pair of Cage Games at Mclntire MITCHELL, Dec. 19.--Mitehel high school won two games with Mclntire there, the boys winning 24 to 15, and the girls 34 to 3. CHICAGO CHICAGO, Dec. 19. Uil--Poultry, live, 1 car, 63 trucks, steady; hens OS10c: Leghorn; hen.! 7^c; Hock springs I0j$(g12c, colored 10S-10HC; Leghorn chickens 1Ac; roosters Gc; hen turkeys 17c. young toms 16c, old toms 12c, No. 2, lie; ducks 8@ S!4c; geese Wc. Dressed turkeys, steady; young hens 19tec; young toma 20c; old hen3 IBc, old toms 15c; No. 2, 15c. CHICAGO PBOIMJCE CHICAGO. Dec. 10. W)--Bulter, 8,717, firm; creamery--Specials (93 score) lG!43f 17c; extras (02) 16c; extra firsts (GO-91) I S K e i S X c : flrsls (88-89) 14K4?15Uc; seconds (86-37) 14c; standards (90 cenlra- Hzed cariots) I6c. . Eggs, 4,417, steady, prices unchanged. PRODUCE FUTUIIES. CHICAGO, Dec. 19. Ul'l-- KBE Jutures closed: Jlefrigerator standards December 13%c; refrigerator standards January 13 fresh graded firsts February 14140. Butter futures closed: storage standards December 15}ac; storage standards January 15%c; storage standards February lo^c. NEW YORK rHODTJCE. NEW YORK, Dec. 19. (/T)--Bulter, 15,- SS5; firm creamery, higher than extra 17Vj ®18c; extra (92 score) 17c; first (87-31 scores) 14%@lGi4c; seconds 13V4®H centralized (00 score) 16c; packing stock unquoted. Eggs, 18,928, easy. MIxea colors, special packs or selections from fresh receipts 24ffi 25c; standards and commercial standards 22 1P23C; firsts 19c; dirties No. 1. 42 Ibs., c; average checks 14^0, refrigerators: Firsts 14©14c; seconds, mediums and dirties 13K®71c; other raised colors unchanged. KANSAS CITY KANSAS CITY, Dec. unchanged. 10. C-T5-- Produce HIDES, WOOL, FURS Quotations Furnished by Wolf Bros., Inc., 308 Fifth Street Southwest HIDES Horsehides 52.25. Cured beef hides 5Ac Green beef hides 4c ivoot, Mo. 1 clean bright 24c Ib. Semibright 23c Ib. Rejects .' I9o Ib. FURS Mink $2.50-56 Skunk 50c-$1.10 Civet 15c-30c Red fox ,, ?2.oO-?5 Opossum 25c-50c WOOL MABKET. BOSTON, Dec. 19, (,11--U. S, department oE agriculture-A f a i r volume of Ohio fleece wools recently been Hold at very firm prices. Klne Ohio Delaine .has sold at 35-30 cents In the grease, mostly at the higher figure for good lots, strictly combing 5GE, % blooil Ohio fleeces have brought 43 centn In the gtcase for choice lots. There has been some de mand for strictly combing 48s. 503, H bloc-*] Iteeceg a.1 41-42 csnts In the grease. De- mantl la not very heavy on any of these lines but several houses have received share oe the business. OIL MEN DISCUSS CODE FOR IOWA Rohr and K o r n b a u m in Charge of Meeting Held at Hotel Hanford. A. L. Lornmel, president of the Bartels-Shepherd Oil company oi Waterloo, and H. G. Wurster, division manager of the Mid-Continent Oil company in Waterloo, held the floor during the latter part of a meeting of the Iowa state petroleum code committee held in the P. G. and E. auditorium Monday afternoon. The Waterloo men were kept busy answering questions as to various interpretations of the code. Approximately 200 persons connected with the oil distribution industry in this part of the state were present. L. V. Kornbaum, secretary-treasurer of the Champlin Refining company of Iowa, and chairman of code administration for the zone which includes several counties west of Cerro Gordo, and Charles O. Rohr, of the Log Cabin Oil company and chairman of code administration for the zone of which Cerro Gordo county is a part, were in charge of the meeting. Lawler to Meet Negro Basketball Champions LAWLER, Dec. 19.--Tho Lnvvler Independents will meet the Hottentots, Negro basketball team, Wednesday evening. The Hottentots claim the colored world championship. A few open dates are left on the local cage calendar, according to Manager Don Leonard. If he can't trust his offspring with a fortune while he is alive, why leave it to ruin them after he is dead.--Wisconsin State Journal. PRICES TUMBLE 15 TO 20 CENTS Extreme Top $3.25, Most Selling From $3 Up to $3.20. CHICAGO, Dec. 19. UP)--The hog market took a stunning blow on the chin today when producers flooded the trade with receipts. The Chicago supply was 17,000 head more than the 30,000 expected.and seven of the leading markets had 20,000 more than last Tuesday. Buyers had command of the situation and prices quickly dropped 15 to 20 cents below yesterday and to almost a par with those prevailing a year ago. The extreme top was 53.25 with most hogs selling from $3 upward to $3.20. The quality of offerings now is better than that of a year ago. Heaviest Since July. The supply was the heaviest commercial receipts here since July 10 and came at a time when demand for dressed pork had slackened considerably because of competition of poultry, now arriving in peak volume for the holiday trade. Prices at the leading outside markets were also sharply depressed, ranging from mostly 15 to 20 cents lower. Cattle Fully Steady. Cattle trade was fully steady. Best light cattle, mixed yearlings, topped at §6.50 with_the heavier grades selling at 55.25 downward. Receipts were about as expected. . Sheep started slowly. Buyers were insisting on steady prices and holding best fat native lambs well above §7.35. Bids ranged downward to around $7.10. Receipts were relatively moderate. Mason City Livestock MASON CITY, Dec. ID.-HOGS Ten cents to 20 cents lower. Best sorted lights 200-240 52.70 Best medium weight butchers 240-260 52.70 Uest heavy b u t c h e r s 260-300 52.55 Beat prime heavy b u t c h e r s .. 300-350 52.35 Best packing; £ows, smooth 300-350 52.10 3est heavy sows, smooth ... 350-100 52.00 B'eat big heavy sows, smooth 450-500 . 51.80 lights, fair to good, (140, 160, ISO) 52.00 52.20 S2.40 CATTLE line to the approach ot Uic holiday Monday, cattle market Is slow to a little lower. No calves will be received alter noon Saturday because of the Monday holiday. Choice young steers 800-1,000 54.50-5.00 Medium to good, year- line etecra 000-1,000 S3.SO-4.5I) Choice corn fed steers 1,000-1,200 54.00-4.75 Medium to Good com ted steers '. 1,000-1,200 S3.50-4.OU Low grade steers 52.00-2.CO No demand for heifers and light Butcher cows, fair to good 51-7572.25 Good to choice cows 52.25-2.0 Choice to prime cows .52.50.2.75 Inferior canners 50.65-0.90 Fair to good canners 50.00-1.15 Fair to good cutters 51.15-1.-15 Good heavy cutters and low grade beef cows 51.40-1.G3 inferior light weight bulls Sl.25-1.50 Common to fair bulls 51-50-2.00 Fair to good bulls 52.QO-2.3o Good heavy bulls $2,35-2 r.'l Good to choice calves 130-190 53.50-4.00 Medium lo good calves 130-190 52.50-3.SO Inferior and common calves 52.50 dow Choice lambs 70-00 $G.25-(i.Y5 Medium to good lambs .. 70-90 55.25-6.21) Buck lambs 51.00 under grade Quotations subject to market fluctuations. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK. CHICAGO, Cec. 10. GV)--U, S. department o£ agriculture-HOGS 47,000 Including 15,000 direct; 15- 20c lower than Jlonday; 100 to 250 Jbs. 53.15 3.20; top 53.25; other weights 53.15 down; pigs J2fj 2,50; packing sowa $2.25® 2.50; light light, good and choice, HO to iso Jbs. $2.50ft 3.10; tight weight, 360 (o 200 Ihs., $2.QO£i 3.2fl; medium weight, 200 to 250 Ibs., 53.10fi3.25; heavy weight, 250 to 330 Ibs., 52-80^3,20; packing sowa, medium and good, 275 to 550 Ibs., $2.10^2.65; good and choice. 100 to 130 Ins., $2$2 CATTLE 7,500; calves 2.SOO; strictly good and choice fed steers and yearlings fully steady; lower grades slow, steady to mixed steer nnd heifer yearlings scaling 8G2 Ibs. SR.50; oulk medium weight bullocks promising to sell at §5.2, r downward; other kining c'assea about ataady; slaughter cattle and vealers; steers, good nnd choice, 550 to 900 Ibs., SB'S 6.75; 9oo to 1100 Iba, S5 fa.60; 1100 to 1300 Ibs. J 4 . 2 5 G 6 ; 1300 to 1500 lha. ?3-5QST5.5Q; common anil medium. 550 to 1300 IDs., S2.75f0'5; heifers, good and, choice, 550 tu 750 Ibs., 54-50^0.75; common nnd medium S2.75 34,50; cows, Rood, 32.75^3.75r common and medium 51.35^2.75; low cutter and cutter . 1.85; bulls yearlings excluded) good ( b e e f ) £2.75 r^G, 25; cutter, common and medium, $2 5? 2.90; vealers. good nnd choice, S4(fi' 5-75; medium $3ff-l; cull and common 52.50 1E3; atocher and (eerier cattle: Steers, good nnd choice, 500 to 1050 Ibs.. S3.75ft 5; common and m e d i u m 52.50^3.75. SHEEP 12.000; fat Jambs slow, sellers insisting on steady prices despite benrlshness of buyers; asking well above 57.35; bids ranging down to $7.10 and below; sheep steady; feeding lambs f i r m ; lambs. 90 Ibs. down, good and choice, 5fi.75'tf7.Sj; common anrl medium SHIP"; ewes, 90 to 150 Ibs., good and choice, 52.25tH 3.50; all weights, common and m e d i u m , $1.50Ji 2.75; feeding lambs. 50 to 75 Ibs., gocd and choice, sonui ST. rAcr. LIVESTOCK. SOUTH ST. PAUX, Dec. 10. LIV-U. S. department ot agriculture-CATTLE 1,800; slow, most classes UUlo changed early; easier bids on \vefghly steers; medium to good 1 700 to 1.050 Ibs. steers and yearlings 53.50^5; not many suitable to bring about 35.50; pood to choice 1,100 to 1,200 Ib. fed steers 54^5; less attractive down to 53.35; good light weight heifers up to 55; most units aro»M f2.5Q{tt 4.50; butcher cows $2^2.50; few good cowa up to t3; low cullers and cuttera $1^1.75; common to good bulls $2® 2.75; stockori and feeders rcarcc; medium quality o round £3; calves 2. QUO; about steady; better grades largely J44-5Q; few to J5. HOGS 12,000; averaging lOc to mo.illy iric lo%-£r; good arid choice 160 to 2"0 Ing. largely J2.75'5?2.85; some hew higher; better 270 to 325 Ibs $2.60^2.15; better 130 to 160 Ibs.'-unevenly 52.251?2.75; killer pigs moslJy $2(32.25* stoci: plg.s largely 52 down; bulk pacKlnc aowa $2.10fj ; 2.5; average cost Monday J2.81; weight 218 Iba. SHEKP 1,500; run mostly natives and DRkolns: no early tictCon; packers talking 25o lower on fat lambs; held fully steady; late Monday bulk feet lambs to packers $6.75; few 06 Ib. clipped Inmbs $5.75; good to choice range feeding lambs up lo ¥6. SIOUX CITV LIVESTOCK. SIOUX CITY, Dec, 10. /T)--U. 3, department of agriculture--· CATTIjl! 3,500; slaughter fiteera and yearlings slow, b e t t e r grades opened steady, fairly liberal proportion short feds d u l l ; Hog Markets Hoc prices at Iowa marXefs Tuesday: VVATKRI.OO--Prime Hogs ISO to 260 llja. $2.30112.50; 260 to 290 Ibs, $2.2Q2.50; 2DQ to 325 Ibs. 52,10(62.40; 325 to 350 Ibs. 51,05 Q2.25; good packers $l.70$2,05. 1»KS MO1NKS--3.200; 120 to 160 Ins. $1,G5#2.23; ICO to 300 )bs, $2.25^2.55; 350 to -100 Jbs. J2.ISff2.l5; good packers 51.55 S'1.95. OTTUMWA--Hogs 15c lower; 140 to ICO IDS. $1-35; iGO to ISO Ibs. 52.35! 180 to 200 Ibs. S2.70; 200 to 240 Ibs. $2,80; 240 to 260 Ibs. 52.80; 260 la 2Q Ibs. 52.60; 280 to 310 Ibs. 52^50; 310 to 350 Ibs. $2.35; over 350 Ibs. $262,30; packers under 350 Ibs. 51.80 '/£2.10; packers 35U to 450 Ibs., Jl.50dfl.80; packers over 500 IDS. $J,30@l.fit; thin packers 90c and down. *CF.IAK KAriUS--Prime hogs 180 to 200 Iba. 52.55; 200 to 260 Ibs. 52.G5; 260 to 230 Ibs, 52.55; 250 to 300 tb3. 5S.45; 300 to 320 Ibs, 52.35: 320 to S1Q lbs.'S2,25; good packers to 350 Ib3.-Sl.30; to 350 Ibs, 51.80; to 400 Ibs. Jl.TO; to 450 Ibs, $1.60; to 500 Ibs. $1.50. CORN--Unchanged. COMBINED HOG . DES MOINES. Dec. 1. 1.T7J--U. S. department of agriculture-Combined hog receipts at 22 concentration yards and 7 packing plants located In Interior Iowa ani southern Minnesota for the, 24 hour period ended at S n. m. today were 41,600 compared with 10,600 a week ago and 24,700 a year ago. Prices lOc to 20c below early Monday, trading fairly active at the- decline; apparently loading moderately heavy tor Tuesday. Quotations: Good and choice light lights 140 to 160 Ibs. 52.25^2.65; light weights IGO to ISO Ibs. $2.5Q£2.85: 180 to 200 Ibs. S2.55ft2.95; medium weights 200 to 220 ibs. S2.GO®2.D5; 220 to 250 Ibs. 52.GO2.95; heavy weights 250 to 200 ibs. f2.50fS2.95; 290 to 350 Ibs. 52.35^2.SO; pigs, 100 to ISO Ibs., unquoted; good packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs. S2@2.35; S50 to 425 U)S. Jl.SO® 2.20; 425 to 550 Ifas. 51.6SQ V 2. other killing classes little changed; stockers and feeders slow, scarce, "aoout steady; car choice around 1,025 Ib. yearlings 55.75; few 710 Jo. mixed yearlings 55.40; load choice medium weight beeves S5.35; bulk grain feds eligible around $4^5; load lots good fed heifers S4.85; few above 55; moat cows 52^2.40; low cutters and cutters mainly 51.35©!.G5; few common and medium stackers J3.2U. HOGS 15,000; active, mostly 10-15c lower; mainly a packer market; light lights P.nd plgg little changed; top 52.80; bulk 100 to 280 Ib. weights J2.70O2.80; lone string butchers S2.SO; light lights down to 52.50; EOWS $2.1582-40; feeder pigs 51.50 S f f E E P 4,500; no early action, fat lambs undertone steady to weak: other classes unchanged; choice fetl wooled lambs held above 57; buyers talking around 5G-75; clipped offerings held around 56; feeders eligible largely 56 down; bulk fed woolcd lambs to packers late Monday 50.75^7: | shorn lambs 55.75316; mrjority feeders ! STOCKS MOVE IN NARROW GROOVE Slight Irregularity Seen in Late Dealings After Dull Day. NEW YORK, Dec. 19. UP--Ruled by extreme dullness, stock prices slipped into a narrow trading groove today. All groups were featureless. Slight irregularity in quotations prevailed in late dealings, U. S. Steel, Santa Fe anci General Motors were steady but National Distillers, Standard Oil of New Jersey and American Telephone were a shade lower. Transfers approximated 1,000,000 sares. The domestic gold rate held at yesterday's advanced figure of 534.06 an ounce and the dollar rallied moderately in terms of leading foreign exchanges. Grains, cotton and other commodities were inclined to mark time while bonds were quiet and mildly mixed. Although there was no pronounced pressure on equities generally, sliding tendencies were seen in some of the leaders, Trading in the early hours was the slowest of the past week or so. A" number of stocks were moderately higher at one time. Curb Market NEW YORK, Dec. 19. im--A firmer trend developed In the curb market today. Trading was only moderately active, hut offerings were better absorbed and fair buy- Ing appeared In a number of Industrial issues. Liquor shares were rather strong, yiram Walker and Distillers-Seagrams rising a point or more. Mining Issues also strengthened. tltllltlea saggea. Electric Bond and Share was a shade lower most of the day. American Cyanamld "B," Aluminum of America, shenvln Williams, swut ami Cord corporation were steady to firm, oils were inactive. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK. KANSAS C1TV. Dec. 19. Ul'l--U. S. department of agriculture HOGS 3.500; SO direct; mostly lOc lower than Monday's average; closing active; top 53.10 on choice 180 to 210 Ibs.; good and clloice HO to IGO Ibs. $2.GO®3.05; IGO lo ISO Ibs. 52.85^3.10; ISO to 200 Ibs. 52.93 .10; 200 to 221) Ibs. SS^S.IO; 220 to 250 Ib.-.S2.95S3.05; 250 lo 290 Ibs. $2.95«J3.05; 230 lo 350 Ibs. SS.SS'd'S; packing sows 275 to 550 Ibs. $2^2.50; stock pigs, good and choice 70 ta 120 Iba. S2S-2.50. CATTLE 4.000; calves 1.000; killing classes uneven, steady to' 15c higher; lop long yearlings $5.75; stockers and feeders scarce and unchanged; steers, good and choice 550 to 900 Ibs. S55'fi,25; 900 to 1100 Ibs. 54.753? 6.25; 1100 to 1300 Ibs. $3.75®5.85; 1300 to 1500 Ibs. 53.50tLf-l.85; common ana medium 550 Ibs. up J2.75^4.75; heifers, good and choice 550 lo 900 Ibs. 5i.35^S: common and* medium 550 lo 000 Ibs. ?2.505?-1.85; cows, good S2,50jr3; common and medium S2 2.50; low culler and culler $1.2o$i2; veal- ers (milk fed) medium to choice 53®G: cull and common S2$?3; slockcr antl feeder .slecra, good and choice (all weights) 53.35 5; common and medium (all weights) 52 33.75. SltCEl" 5,000; Iambs Bleady to lOc higher; sheep about steady; top fed lambs 57.10; lambs, good and choice (x) 90 Ibs. down 56.50ti)7.10; common and medium 90 Ibs. down 54.50^0.50; yearling wethers, medium to choice GO to 110 Ibs. 5WS.50; ewes, good and choice 00 to 150 Ibs. 52.25^3.3ft. (x--Quotallons based on ewes antl weth- ers). OMAHA LIVKSTOCK OMAHA, Dec. 19. IvM--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 13,500; slow: in to 20 cenla lower; Spots 25 cents oil; desirable 170 to 290 Ibs. ?2.70rt!'2-SO; bulk bid 52.75; early top S2.S5; some held higher; no action on other weights; pigs salable at 51.75^2.25: pack- Ins sows all weights mostly 52.2082.30; stags Sl-SOfa" 2.25; average cost Monday $2.81; weight 233. CATTI.K G.OOO; calves 500; fed steers and yearlings alow; about steady: she stoc't steady to weak; hulls and vealers steady; stockers and feeders In lighl supply, f u l l y sleatly; fed sleers and yearlings 51.25 5.23; choice 076 Ih. yearlings 55.75; few lots heifers S4ft'ii; odd head S5.25SJ5.50; beef cows 51.90r{i'2.50; cutter grades 51.25(9 1.75; medium bulls 52.15^2.35; practical ton vealers $4.50; few lots stockcrs 53.25 S4. SHEEP 0.000. Including 1.500 direct; Iambs slow, early bids woolcd liitnbs mostly 5G.75; a few un to SG.S5: best above S7: swen up to 53.25; bulk [ceding lambs $0.25 SfG.35. LIVESTOCK FOBECAST. CHICAGO, Dec. 19. til 1 )--Official estimated receipts tomorrow: cattle 9.000; hogs 37,000; sheep 12,000. Representative Sales CHICAGO, Dec. 10, l.vt--U. S. depnrl ment of agriculture--Representative sales: HOGS. LlEhle-- Heavy-- 315 03 285 87 272 59 2M Mediums-92 243 73 226 80 20S 75 202 Native Lambs- 3S 87 23 89 100 02 Feil Westerns-71 80 221 00 170 93 200 31 :cers-- 1059 1205 1113 13GI 1411 1450 3.00 02 3.15 97 3.1.'. 67 3.20 40 Light ] 3.20 33 3.25 3.20 SHEW. Ewes-7.35 4 7.25 11 7.10 4 14 7.10 7.15 C.50 11 0.25 21 15.75 33 5.fi5 15 5.50 Cows-5.35 ! 4.85 "1 ·1.00 23 19 105 ISO 173 Ifi2 158 150 140 SO too 032 795 077 7-12 3.20 3.20 3.10 3.00 3.2. 2.50 1.SO 2.00 0.25 fi.75 5.35 4.00 2.35 1.7,% 1.50 Estherviile Juniors in Win From Webster Cily ESTHERVILLE, Dec. 19.--Ksth- crville junior college defeated Webster City by 3G to 24 after the game had been tied at 16 points during the halt. Kensett Wins Contest From Plymouth Cagers PLYMOUTH, Dec. 19.--Kensett outplayed and outfought Plymouth's small, lesg aggressive quintet to win by 16 to 9 here. Boutcllo was high with seven points. Bond Market NEW YOHK. Dec. 19. (.11--Bonds com- anded a little belter support In some parts of the list toiirty, although the general trend remained uneven. Dealings In United Slates ovcrnmcnls wore small and quolallons oved .narrowly, one series of the Treasury ^fss wero up 5-32s of a point; other trcns- urys were unchanged to 3-32s lower and Llbertys ahowed only negligible variation. Trading Interest was again limited over ost of the corporate division. Prime and iconrlary Issues represented In the group i ivhich moderalely higher levels were cs- .-ibliEhed Included some loans of American Telephone, International Telephone, Postal Telegraph, Western Union, Illinois Central New York Central. National Dairy Pro- ucls and United Drugs. Slightly lower values accompanied light trading In certain obligations ot Allegheny corporation, Baltimore and Ohio, Chicago and Northwestern, 'Standard on---or. -icew Yorfc ana Southern Railway. The foreign sector also was without a definite price trend. IOWA I'TJBHC tmi.lTV STOCKS. Bid and asked on Dec. 19: Cent St El 7 nfd (525 par) Cent St P I, 7 pfd D M Gas 8 pfd (550 par) .. D M GiU 7 pfd (550 par) .. Interstate Pow 7 p f j Iowa K'ectrlc 7 pfd Iowa Electric 6'i pfd Iowa Elcc Lt Pow 7 pfd . . Iowa Elec Lt Tow 6 pfd ... Iowa Power A Lt 7 pfd 54 Iowa Power it Lt 6 pfd 45 Towa Pub Service 7 prd 35 Iowa Pub Sen-Ice 8 pfd 30 Iowa South Utll 7 pfd .,. N w Bell Tel G'/j pfd 10S',A United Lt Rys 7 pfd 32 " United LI ys 6 pfd 28 40 9 . B . 21 .3 3V4 S 20 V, 58 4914 ·10 35 7 « 109 35 30 U. S. IIONII QUOTATIONS NEW YOHK. Dec. 10. !.!·--United stales government bonds closed: Liberty 3'As 100.5. Liberty First 4 !U 101.10. Liberty Fourth 4!is 101.21. Treasury -His 47-52 IOG.S. Treasury 4s 44-51 103. Treasury 3^,s -10-43 J u n e 99.12. Treasury 3if,s 46-49 95.24. Treasury 33 51-55 01.11. Miscellaneous J'OTATO M A R K E T CH1CAUO, Dec. 13. (.T)--U. S. department ot agriculture-- NEIV VOJ1K KUOAR. NEW YORK, Eec. 19. I.TJ-- Raw suga quiet arcaln today nnrt unchanged at 3.19 Tor spots. Futures 1 to 2 points below th cfi .j.40c for fine grami . previous close, lateil. HAY MA UK ST. CHICAOO. Dec. IB. U'J--Hay, receipts 16 cars. Quotallons: Timothy 511915; tim othy clover Unlit rolxe.l SlUilS: timothy clover medium mixed jio^lfi; timothy p.rass llclit-'mixed S l O f f H ; tlmotlly grass hiavy S8.f0'U:13; clover Ss.MTi'l.t; mlsed hay S8.50ftl3; alfalfa $flttl8: sample am threshed hay 3Sft:9; marsh h n y 58^11- oal and wlieat straw S7.50ffS.SO; rrc strau Jlo.50Sjll.50. TOLEDO SF.F.ns TOLEDO. Dec. JG. f.-T 1 ] -- Seeds u n c h a n g ed. .....,., ._*. ../.IS FT.OfJH MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. ID. (.11--Flour, unchanged: shipments 22.0S4. Pure bran J13® 13.50; standard middlings S12.50t;?13. JOHN F. CLARK CO. MARKET INFORMATION 325 I. O. P. Blc%. Phone 845 TJCTTEH AND EfiO LKTTKK. ;CiGs--White llicre arc some rrcsh corn- in p, this is not unusual In December. The amounting according to available records is below Liai year and below seven year aver- npe with latest reports Inaicatlng production snme proportion. Believe market pretty well liquidated on- storage contract* advances from present levels can be siz predicated on present reserves and demand Tor regular channels plus additional wants for relief distribution. It is doubtful it fresh egKR will Rot as low this coming fc'eb runry ns they were this year. The senera business Improvement should cause irregularly higher markets. HIITTF.R-- Present rally storage contracts and sharp advances on fresh b u t t e r appear too rapid If n u t t e r altuntlon la going to correct itself. However on n «hnr] break to around prevloun lows should rnerJt p u r chases for Ions pull on the' distant ron- tracta. ( Stock List Jl'ElV 1'OKK STOCKS. NEW YortK, Dec. 19. Finat Quotations. Air Redue 89'^ Kennecott Alleshany 3'/i Kresge Al Che t Dye 144% Ll« My B 1 Am Can 04S Am For Pow 8 Am Pow Lt Am Steel Fdrs Am Sugar 49 Mckcsl Roll A T t T HOiS Am Tob B 71 Am Water Wks isil Anaconda 13?i 54 28U 5354 7 23 « 13 82 (i 30 ·12 it Atchlson All Hef Auburn Aviation Corp B t o Barrtsdall Bendlx Beth atl Bordens Borg Warn Burr Add Canada Dry Can Pa a case Ches , o C N W chic at w a M B p p C M S P P pf 7'A Loews Loose wiles fiU Lorlliard 10Vt Maytag 49 McKcss .10 Mid Cont Pet. M K T 7« Mo Pac 3Vi Mont Ward 21 Morrell 3S Nash 23« Natl BIsc 46U Nat Cash Be A 16 u Nat Dairy 12« -._ N a t Distill 24ti 15S Nat Pow ft Lt 31 fi N Y cent 26 19 !i 33 K N Y N H t H 1614 No Amer 3 SOU 11U 37 " C It I £ P Chrysler col a E Comwlth Sou Cons Gas Cons Oil Contl Can Contl Ins Contl Mot Com Prod Curltss wr Du Pont Eastman El Pow Lt Fox Film A Freeport Tex Gen! Am Trans 33 Gen El Gen Foods Gen Motors Gi'lelte Gobe] Gold Dust Goodrich Goodyear Grab Paige Gt Nor pfd Gt West Sue Hudson III Cent Int Ifarv lot Nick Can I T T Xohns Mnnv No Pac 2314 £5W Oliver Farm 3H 12^3 Packard 3^ 6S« Penick Ford 5814 30 Penney 52 7« Penn 2g« 3 Phillips Pet 15% 41i Proc t Gam 39 Pullman 49 R C A 6 7 V K K 0 2H Rem Hand 6% Rep Stl 16'., Rey Tob B 4G Roy Dutch 3G 74 Sears Roe 41'.23 =i Shell Tj 734 114 skelly 8% 73H Socony Vac 15V4 256 so Pac 19H 85 St Brands 21H Eoy L St G B TV. 4-71 St Oil Cal 33-ii IS'.'j St Oil N J 44 Stew Warner 6U Stone Web 671 18 S Studebaker 4'.', 33Ti Tex Corp 2411 33 Tex Gulf Sul 40'.i SH Tim Rol B 20U 6','i Un Carb 44-ii 16?; Un Pac 110'i 12»l Unit Air 31TS SIM, United Corp 4,i 2~i U S Ind Alco 50'i 19V* U S Rubber 15Vj 20!i U S Steel 46Vi 13^ Wabash 2'.^ 297^ Warner Pict sy. 39V, West El i Mfg 3T " 21!£ Woolworth 40 13 Wrlgley 54'; OS's Yd Tr . t i j CHICAGO STOCKS. CHICAGO. Dec. 19. t.T!-- Citles Service l=t National Stand 20 Gr Lakes Air t H ~ GrlRfiby Grunow % Lltiby McNeil 3 Mid West Utl! MM W U 0 pfd '; National Leather 1 Northwest BHnc 3t« Swift and Co 14 Swift Jnll 271; United Gas 2 ' Utility and Ind V- Zenith 3 " MINNEAPOLIS STOCKS. MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 19. /n closed: First Bank stoclc fl. Northwest Bancotporatlon 3^v. INVESTMENT THUSTS Bid and asked on Dec, 19: Corp Tr Sh 2.1C, Corp Tr Sh AA Mod 2.25 Corp Tr Sh Accum Scr .. 2.07 Corp Tr Accum Ser Moil 2.25 Dividend Sh I.IG Nationwide Sec 3.03 Nationwide Sec Vtc 1.2G Nor Amor Tr Sh 1.70 Nor Amer Tr Eh 195S .... 2.27 Quarterly Inc Sh 1.33 Selected Am Sh 2^4 Selected Cum Sh 6.43 £a]ao»ul- I n c n m e ^ . K h . . . . . . . T.31- Super Corp Am Tr A .... 2.87 U S El L t Pow A 10 U S El L Pow B ...... 1 75 U S El L Pow B Vtc . . .65 Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck Building Telephone No. 7 NEW TOBK CHUB QUOTATIONS Am G El 20% HUH B M £ S Am Sup Pow a^i Humble oil 1 2 if, SB it 5 Ark N Gas A 1 Nlag Hud Con Marconi 2',(, Pennrocd Corp Elaler El l^i S O I n d 32U El Bd Sh 11 % S O Ky ]·!!/. Ford Mo of Can 13^ United Gas 2 ~ Ford Mo of Kng 5% Un I. P A 2^1 CHICAGO STOCKS Ben Avi Corp 15 U Buller Bros 3.^ Bor-Warn Corp 19 Cord Company 5^ NEW YORK STOCKS Alaska Juncau 21»4 Llq carh Corp 2S Am Bank Note J4 Mack Truck 35*i. Am Car Fdy 24'.3 Math Alkali 3rt Am Roll Mills iss Mcx scnb oil 31". Am Metal · 17^ McK and Robb 4H Am Ft S Co 13T!« Otis Stetfl 37- Am S R Co 41»i j c I'cnncy Co 52' · ~ " " "' Plllsbury Flour IS-s Pure Oil Co 11 Pur Bart Corp 12"i Puc Scr of N J 34^ St Jos L'.ad U li Simmons Co IG'd So Cfll Edison ir,-~ Tex Pac Land li'a Tld Wat oil Co 0 U S Ind Al 56^1 Util P L A 2=j V a n a d i u m il^ls Union Oil Ca! 19 Union G A *.mp 15 Western Mylri \\ Am Toh 71 All Hef O 28% Ar A: Co B (111) 4 H Baldwin Lo 11 v'i Bnrnsdall Oil A. 8*i Brings Mfs Co 11 By era A M Co 2?; Calif Fncltlng IS 1 }* Com Credit 1S% Com Solvents 31 "J4 Cont Oil 17 Cream of Wht 27»a Cmlahy Packing 38 'i Curt Wri pfd 5',-i Fst N n t l Stores !H Gt Northern Ore 10H WAIT Bros O Hous Oil (New) 3% Western Union Kelvlnator Corp 11 KroRer Groc 22Ti Lambert Co 22}L Worth Pumyi Wrinley Jr Co North Am Av b',a U3U 23 ',= 5-1 "i Lamson Brothers Market Letter CHAIN LETTER. CHICAGO. Dec. 19.-Wl IE AT--D u] In ess i n vrh eat was p ro- nnunccd, yet a steady undertone was maintained, f!na] prices allowing unimportant net cfcanse.i. The market lidd to a narrow range a'l dny nnd tittle or no attention was palil to news of any character. Smnil orders Imd considerable e f f e c t at limes due to the tl]lnncs3 of the market. Scattered ratns were reported over parts of the winter wheat belt, but the precipitation did not extend into the areas In the southwest whore It is most needed. The colil wave persists in Canad% h u t wji.s not as severe as predicted In the American northwest and appears to have diverge*! to the east from Minnesota, Komewhat hlRher temperatures belnp forecast for the southwest with the- possibility o( rain or snow in eastern Kansas. A cargo of white Pacific wheat was reported to have been sold to Ireland yes- t e r d a y m a k i n K around * million sold abroad since the emergency export association started operations In an e f f o r t to cut down the surplus on the north Pacific coast. Winnipeg reported only a routine export demand for Manitoba grain with gales estimated around -100,000 bushels, COU\--Corn showed considerable resistance lo pressure nnd prices cln.ied unchanged to a fraction better. There WRS some buying of corn against sales of wheat. Dooklnc were only 15,000 bushels. The dale on which the processing tax on corn Is to be Increased remains I n d e f i n i t e . When the tax rate announced, the secretary of ap- rten 1 lure stated the Inliial levy of 5c a, ljuahel would he increased to 2Dc on Dec. 1. However, failure of the AAA to complete It* schedule of compensating taxes to he levied on competitors in com caused the Rchcduled Increase in the lax to be post- Tjuned I n d e f i n i t e l y . We are Inclined to expect the same character of market lo prevail until there are developments to In spin confidence on the buying sJde,

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