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14 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 1931 ARREST OF FOUR MEN MAY SOLVE THEFT Goods Recovered From Room of Quartet Nabbed by Local Police. A series of thefts from parked automobiles, homes and oil stations may be solved following: a complete investigation of four men arrested here about 1 o'clock Monday inorn- iag, police officers said. A quantity of goods was recovered in tlie (Continued From Comic I'afre)'. weariness. If, by some miracle, any of his Mayfair associates had met him, they would not have dreamt of recognizing- the immaculate, alert Dick Penhampton. He had no difficulty in finding the Margate Jetty, and after a moment of hesitation, ho pushed open the door -of the public bar and walked in. His first act was to glance furtively round the room, avoiding the eyes of the men assembled the.re. He then stepped up to the counter and in a husky voice asked for a double gin, slapping down a two- shilling piece with a defiant gesture. Pushing; aside the bottle of water which the bar-maid offered him, he picked up his change and carried his drink to a bench in the corner. Here he sat, sipping his gin and unobtrusively watching the custom- I ers who came in. He had a keen eye for character and they all seemed to him to be respectable working men. For the most party they stood or sat round the room, Singly or in groups, drinking their beer to trie accompaniment of harmless conversations in the purest cokney. It was impossible that any of these men They were arrested wlien an of- j should be even the humblest mem- ficer turned his light upon them and bers of a gang of criminals. But men's room. Articles taken to the police station from the room included milk bottles, 21 blankets, two electric grills, four overcoats, gum machines, ash trays, brief cases, flash lights, goggles, automobile accessories, an alarm clock and many other articles. Started to Run. The four men, who give their names as Ancel Briggs, 20, Gerald Briggs, 18, Kenneth Briggs and Joseph Carlson, 18, said they were from Centerville. Three of them claim to be brothers. Two were employed in a local packing plant. MAD LAUGHTER * * * * * * * A Thrilling Mystery Story By MILES BURTON BUYING GAINS they started to run. The two'in the lead were in possession'of a sack, i flash light and-a pair of pliers, offi cers said. The two others escaped but were followed to their rooms at 116 Thirteenth street northeast where one of them was in bed. He declared he ha.i teen there since 10 o'clock. The men and the accumulation of articles in their rooms were taken to the police station where they are being investigated. Several of the articles taken by police have already been identified by owners as articles stolen recently. Fontl Medicine Case. A medicine case stolen from the · automobile of Dr. T. E. Davidson last week was found in the creek beneath a bridge near the Decker and Sons packing plant Sunday. Lowell H. Warford, Mason City, was fined $10 and costs at police court -Monday morning;. He was charged with Intoxication. LeRoy Jordan, Mason City, arrested oil South Federal avenue and charged with disorderly conduct, ·was released on a 550 bond which he forfeited when he failed to appear at court. Joe MacNamarn, Mason City, was arrested on South Federal avenue and charged with intoxication. Belvidere Financier Says He Doesn't Need Lawyer for Trial. BELVIDERE, 111.. Feb. 16. GT-Albert W. Benham, the shipping clerk who turned financier, came homo today to face the hundreds of fellow townsmen who tiad invested their savings in his get-rich-quick scheme. He left Belvidere five days ago after proclaiming himself bankrupt. Ho refused to say whfcre he had been in the interim, nor would he discuss the single legal action brot in that time to recover the principal of three of the judgment notes Benham had given, paying 10 to 50 per cent interest. The grand jury, which began an investigation of his borrowing operations a fortnight ago, is sched tiled to meet again tomorrow. Asked whether he had retained a lawyer, Benham said: "Wha would I want with a lawyer?" The only court action begun was a civil suit of L,loyd La Sha, one o his depositors, to collect 57,250 on three notes for $14,370. No lega move was made to collect the in terest. Lord Irwin Is Prepared to Make Concessions to Get Peace. NEW DELHI, India, Feb. 16, (/T --Viceroy Lord Invin said toda that the government is ready tc grant general amnesty to politica prisoners in India, and to conside ·withdrawal of the present law against congress party activities if Mahatma Gandhi will call off hi civil disobedience campaign anc give evidence of "a change o he;*rt" toward the government. He told this to Sir Tej Bahadui Sapru, Srimivasa Sastrl and M. R Jayakar, round table conferenc delegates with whom he had a lon.L talk this afternoon, preliminary tV an interview with Gandhi tomor row or Wednesday. Many Present nt C.irnival. DECORAH, Feb. 16|--The Rika carnival, which ended after a three day celebration, drew an enormous crowd. LET US EXECUTE YOUR ORDERS for Hsfed or unJisfcd SECURITIES on nny Stock Exchange Invcslmeni Department FIRST NATIONAL BANK Mnson City Brooks, whose expert knowledge could not have been at fault, had chosen t'.fa Margate Jetty as his starting place. Dick wondered whether some successor of his was watching the place. It seemed almost certain, and Dick felt a momentary annoyance at the thot. It njight possibly complicate matters. But, in any case, it couldn't be helped. Anyhow, he would not be recognized. He was not known to any of the detectives on the staff. --(TO BE CONTINUED) THE EDITOR'S MAIL BAG (Conflnurcl Fnim 1'aso 3). facts in order to offset propaganda fostered by the railroads in what is enerally recognized as an effort to cripple commercial highway transport by taxation and restrictions. It would seem to us that the ques- ion involved is one of fairness to .he users of this transport, and when I tell you that the American arm Bureau Federation and the National Grange, along with ten rther national organizations havo drafted a manifesto in answer to the railroads, you will perhaps appreciate that more than mere AAA membership is involved in the struggle. I am enclosing herewith a copy of this manifesto, which should have a great appeal to ;an agricultural community like Iowa. ts it your viewpoint that the facts regards taxes on buses were un- Tairly stated in the chart and the release to which you referred? We do not contend that the point of view of the passenger car owner s at all times synonymous with :hat of the bus and truck operator; We do feel, however, that at the present moment the railroads have nade an issue as between railroad transportation and highway transportation which has compelled all motor vehicle interests to make common cause, in order to safeguard highway transport against the most determined attack ever launched on it. In your editorial, you referred to numerous instances in.; which- the American Automobile Association has gotten off "on the wrong foot." You only mentioned one instance, namely, that we have opposed the gasoline tax. We have never, at any time, opposed the gasoline tax. We have contended at all times that the tax is not only a useful one, but a fair one. We have, however, declared and we continue to declare, that this tax, which is, in effect, a privilege tax for the use of the road, should be applied to road purposes, We have contended that its rate should be governed by road needs and that this is something which must be determined by the people in the various states, since they alone are competent to pass on their needs. We have said that to use this tax specially levied on motor vehicle owners for public schools, for sea walls, for charitable institutions for fish hatcheries, for water supplies, for the retirement of old railroad bonded indebtedness incurrei by states,'is not only a flagrant discrimination, but amounts to species of confiscation and endangers the revenue on which our f u t u r e road building must depend to a very large extent. Since you are sincerely interested in road building", don't you agree with us that these road funds shouU be protected from abuse? At the present moment, there are a hundred bills pending in forty-four legislatures providing for the diversion of gasoline taxes, and, of course, we are opposing this as a matter of sound public policy. I am not going to ask you what the other instances were on which the American Automobile Association got away on the wrong font You nre a busy editor. Nor am I going to ask you to pay any attention whatever to this communication, my one hope being that it may perhaps help you to a fairer appraisal in your next editorial. If we can ever be of any service to you, please call on us. With best wirhes, Yours very truly, A. J. MONTGOMERY Publicity Director E. AV. Stryker, Council Bluffs, agency organizer of the Guaranty ~ ife Insurance compnny with headquarters nt Davenport, is spending his xveek with Agent John W. 3cery. PRICES AVERAGE 19 T0150 HIGHER Better Values Asked Altho Cattle Receipts Are Still Large. CHICAGO, Feb. 16. (^--Buying gained considerable momentum in the hog markets at the local stockyards early today." Eastern demand was brisk and local packers who did not participate in the distribution of 20,000 "liogs billed direct gave the market ready support at 10-15c higher prices. Strongweight lights at $7.80@7.S5 showed the full gain, while few heavy butchers or packing sows moved over the scales early. Extreme lightweights were held at $8.00 and above. Cattle receipts did not fall off enough to bring buyers into the market on the run. However, morn interest was displayed in steers of the in-between grades that proved such a poor attraction last week. Offerings of quality were sought first and these were salable easily at steady »rices, while better values were askeoL Packers reported 2,743 iamba received on direct-consignment out of estimated run of 21,000. The fresh supply available on the open market was ample for trade requirements and buyers were inclined to r.egard the market as being- over- Applied and demanded price concessions. Hogs closed steady to IOC higher on heavy welshls. Others sold early at 10-15C advance. Cattle finished mostly 2Ec higher and sheep weak to 25c down. kinds slow; top S7.60 on sorted 150-170 Ibs.; eood and choice 140-160 Ibs. $7.30ffi7.GU; 160-WO Ibs. S7.3087.60 180-200 Ibs. S7.25S 7.CO;. 200-220 Ibl. $7.10!(j'7.50: 220-250 Ibs 5G.GOST7.40: 250-290 IDs. $6.45® 6.85; 290-350 Ibs. SG.255^0.50; packing sows 275-300 Ibs. S5.35S?6.10; stock pigs, food and choice 70130 Ibs. $6.5037. CATTt.E H;000; calves 1,500; lleht year lings steady to 25c higher; other klllliiR classes slow, steady to weak: stackers and feeders slow, steady to easier. Steers, good and choice 600-900 Ibs. S7.50'ii 11.25; fiOQ-1100 Ilia. S7.50«711.25; 1100-1300 Ibs. '$7.75«j 11.25: 1300-1500 Ibs. S8fl-11.25; common and medium GOO Ibs, up $5ft8; heifers, good and choice 550-850 Ibs. SG.SO'jf0.50; common and medium 550-850 Ihs. $4.25^JG.75; cows, good and choice Sl-SOtlTG: common and medium S3.COS?'t.50; tow cutter and ' cutter 52.50t; 3.50; vealers (milk fed) medium to cholct 55.50S79; cull and common 53.50ft5.50; stocker and feeder steers, good and cholca (all weights) 56.2511 S.50; common and medium (all weights) Sl-nfi.50. LIVESTOCK FOHKCAST CHICAGO. Feb. 10.--Estimated receipts of hogs. 32.000; cattle, 7.000: sheep. 15,000. LIVESTOCK FOREC'AST CHICAGO, Feb. 16. (.-Vi-- O f f i c i a l estimated receipts tomorrow: Cattle, 6,000; hogs, 30.000; sheep. 15.000. MASON CITY, Feb. 16.--Best sorted lights, ISO to 230 Ibs., $6.90; best medium weight butchers, 2-10 to 260 Ibs., ?6.40; best heavy butchers, 270 to 300 Ibs., $5.10; best orime heavy butchers, 310 to 350 Ibs., §5.90; 'best packing- sows, 300 to 350 Ibs., $5.50; best heavy sows, SO to 400 Ibs., $5.30. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO. Feb. 1C. (.!)--United Slates department of agriculture-HOGS 55,000: 20,000 direct: mostly loir .5c higher than Friday's average: some heavies up less; top 58.00; bulk MO-200 Ibs. 7.750iT.BO; 210-310 Ibs. $6.S5Tf7.SO: -plus i7.0007.25; packing sows S5.85fT6.25; light lEllt, good and cllolce 140-160 Ibs. 57.80® S.OO,- light, weight 160-200 Ibs, ST.TSt!8.00; medium weight 200-250 Ibs. SG.851r7.00; icavy weight 250-350 Ibs. S6.40£E7.00: pack- ng sows, medium and good 275-500 Ibs. SS.75'5 ) G.25^.slaughter pigs, good and choice 100-130 Ibs. S6.8Mi7.8S. CATTIjTI 14,000: - calves 2,000: -weighty steers strong to 25c higher on shipper account: strictly good and choice light, kinds also . showing, strength; lower grades slow, barely steady; better market on she stock: early top weighty steers StO.70; slaughter cattle and veaters. steers, good and choice 600-900 Ibs. SS.50©11.75; 000-1100 Ibs. SS.75lSll.00; 1100-1300 Ibs. S8.75gill.75; 1300-1500 Ibs. 5S.7nO11.75; common and medium 600-1300 Ibs. S5.fiO'5-9.00: heiferT, good and choice 550-350 Ibs. S6.75fi/10.00; common and medium 55.25^7.50; cows, good and choice 54.5051:6.50; common and med- um S3.50f-j-4.50; low cutter and cutter $2.75 iff3.7f; bulls (yearlings excluded) good and choice ( h e e f ) S4.75fiO.OO; cutter to medium S3.75fT4.75; vealcrs (milk fed) pood and choice S8.50fpll.OO; medium S7.00Tf 8.50: cull and common SS.OO'O^.OO: stocker and feeder :attle. steers, good and choice 500-1050 Ibs. S7.00@S.50; common and medium 54.75B 7.00. SHEEP 21.000; fat lambs weak to 25c lower; other classes about steady; good and choice lambs early SS.SOfr S.30; packers stopping at S8.GO; native ewes S4.00@4.75; slaughter sheep and lambs, spring lambs, good and choice blank; lambs 90 Ibs down good and choice SS.OOff.0.10; medium 57 00 ; 81-100 Ibs. medium to choice 50.75 SOUTH ST. PAUL, LIVESTOCK. SOUTH ST. PAUL. Feb. 16. I-VI--U. S department of agriculture-CATTLE 2,700; early trade strong; spots 25c higher on better she stock nnd fed"year Jink's: general market alow und steady; few l o t s , fed yearlings sa.SOSJO: bulk short feds salable S7.RO down; most beef cows S 4 f r l SO- butcher heifers S506.2S: l i g h t e r ' weights to S7.50: cutters S2.7S?f3.50; bulls (inly steady hulk $3.TStfi-l; fairly broad Inquiry for f e e d - ers and stockers with early sales lamely J55G.SO; calves 2,300; vealers fully steady- good grades SSSB.50: choice kinds to 510:50 HOGS 11,500; unevenly steady to Inc high, er than Saturday; belter grade 150-210 Hi weights S7SJ7.40; top S7.40; moat 210-241 Ib. averages S6.SOSj7; bidding S(if(6.50 or 210-325 Ib. weights; packing sows Bcnrce salable 5r,.25®5.75; strong to 25c hlcher better 100-140 Ib. weights S7.40fi 7.75;-aver age cost Saturday SO.60. weight "26; foi week, average cost S6.77, weight 235. SHEEP 5,500; early bids on fat lamb! weak to 25c lower at S7.155TS: sellers ask Ing mostly S8QS.25 and ncller; indication! steady on ewes; late Saturday two cars 8! Ib. range lambs sold at $8.40. SIOUX CITY LIVESTOCK. SIOUX CITY, Feb. 16. [.-TV-U. E. department of agriculture-CATTLE 3.500. calves 300; slow, beef steers anil yearlings o p e n i n g about steady, undertone mostly weak; quality largely common to medium: fat she fttock and build steady: vealers firm; stockers and feeders d u l l , weak; bulk short fed steers and yearlings salable around 59; short fed heifer:. In load lots 57 down; bulk cows S3.75S4..'iri: majority m e d i u m bulls s-Hi-1.25; select veal- era J O . S O f f l O ; few desirable Ktockers held above SS. HOGS 10.500. 350 billed thru; steady t IOC higher to shippers Tor 1GO-2IO Ib, butchers; olher weights dull; packing sows fully steady: stock piss unchanged; 160-210 Ih. weight* largely S7B7.25, top 57.3.1; p a c k i n g sows mostly S5.5fKu5.75, few to 45.85. OMAHA LIVESTOCK. OMATIA. Feb. 16. l.Ti--U. S. d e p a r t m e n t of agriculture-HOGS 20.000. 102 d i r e c t ; light HOBS 10-20c. mostly lOc higher; medium and strong weight butchers strong to mostly lOc r.ign- er; top S7.50 on 170-180 Ib. lights; hulk Ifiu- 200 Ib. lights 57.2567.40: 200-220 In. butchers at 57^7.25: 220-240 Ih. butchers $6.75 7; 240-260 Ib. weights J6.501fG.75; 260-300 Ibs. averages $G.25«?0.50: big weights seal Ing better than 400 Ihs. $6.10; packing sows mostly 55.75.fi 5.85; average cost Saturday Sfl.r,."), weight 253. For the week SC.75, weight 249. MTTT,K 0,500; fed steers and ycarling.7 very slow, very few early sales; underline weak to 25c lower; other k i l l i n g Classen slow, steady to w e a k : stockers and feeder.* in light supply, about s t e a d y ; bulk fed steers and yearlings eligible to sell at $ 7 v f f c . few loads weighty steers held up to S0.50 and above; heifers $5., p iO f 'i 6.50; b e e f cows S1^5.25; c u t t e r grades $3^3.75; medium bulls 53,75^4; practical top voalers stockers and feeders Sf».50fr7.50; choice short y e a r l i n g s 583 Ibs. 5* KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK. K A N S A S CITY, Feb. :6. !.!·--U. S. dc. r a r t m r n t o f a g r i c u l t u r e -HOOS 0.000, I n c l u d i n g 2.000 d i r e c t ; f a i r l y a c t i v e on 230 Ibs. and d o w n : mostly 10-1V higher than Friday's average; w e i g h t i e r Representative Sales CHICAGO, Pcb. 2fl. C.-7 J )--Representative sates selected by the U. S. department ol agriculture-- SHEEP. Native Lambs--. Fed Westerns-122 85 0.90 800 87 8.90 130 S3 8.35 500 SO 8.6r 140 8D S.75 230 85 8.75 115 92 8.60 216 02 8.SO 60 78 8.50 170 93 S.35 187 96 8.35 Fat Ewes-208 75 8.25 12 109 4.75 158 90 8.15 33 117 4.fill 05 74 S.OO 50 . 135 4.25 XI 03 7.7.'. 17 149 4.00 10 97 7.SO 5 182 3.50 52 05 7.00 U 60 0.30 CATTLE. Steers-- Heifers-24 998 11.75 55 710 !).00 21 1491 10.70 30 773 8.25 14 107S 10.25 31 864" 7.25 52 1432 9.75 11 817 C.UU 18 1430 9.50 Cows-22 1090 9.0U 10 1170 . 6.25 20 1111 8.50 12 1217 5.(JO 15 1210 7.65 13 370 3.T5 23 1100 7.V/J 7 804 3. till 20 1012 7.().i 13 800 B.7.1 12 913 (J,OU HOGS. Heavy Weight-- Li«ht Weight-32 332 6.40 41 138 li 7.90 SI 316 C.bO 52 190 7 85 5S 303 5.45 5S 1S2 7 80 71 288 6.C5 ' 69 175 1 a:, SO 275 6.TO 83 1(!S S.OO 0-4 202 C.80 73 162 7 So 77 253 O.UO Light Lights- Medium Weights-- 37 15fi 7 ST 2 4 j 7.00 71 14S 7«ri 64 233 ' 7.15 44 " 142 7.811 220 7.:(5 27 13!i - 7.GO 07 218 7..TJ 8 212 7.6iJ 16 208 7.85 By THE ASSOCIATED I'KESS Hog prices at lo\va markets Monday CEDAR ItAPIDS--Prime hogs: Mediums 56.10®6.70; heavies S5.70WG.IO; lights SO 20 'yT.15; packers S5.20'15,50 1ES MOINES--C.300; 5o to IOC higher; prime lights J0.80S7.25; prime mediums 50.40'uO.oo; prime heavies 55.15OG.50- cood Hackers S5.25®5.85. OTTUMWA--lOe higher; 120-150 IDS. S-1.75; 150-170 Ihs. S6.15; 170-220 Ibs. $0.70- 220-2GO Iba. $0.45; 260-300 Ibs. 'SG.15; 30U- 350 Ibs. 55.85; over 350 Ibs. J5.55- good packers S5.35; fair packers S4.35. \VATEItI.OO--Prime hogs S C . C O f i 7 ; mediums S65T6.60; heavies $5.60ff 0.10; packers S53C.50. COMIUNET) HOCJ KECEIPTS. DES MOIiTES. Feb. 1C. (.TV--U. S. department of agriculture-Combined hog receipts at 21 concentration yards and 7 packing plants located In Interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 48-hour period ended at 10 a, m. t n d a y were 17.200 compared with 05.500 a. week ago. Mostly strong to lOc higher; buyers ng- gresaivc but o f f e r i n g s light; bulk of 170-230 Ib. S6.7S«7.20: choice 170-190 Ib. averagea Up to S7.35 In spots; 240-290 Ibs. mostly SO'.i' G.fiO; not many weighty butchers under Sfi. Quotations for good and choice: Light lights. 140-1CO Ibs. S6.60S 7.35; llghbl weights, 1CO-180 Ihs. $S.70fi'7.35: 1SO-200 Ihs. $lj.70/-i 7.35: medium weights, 200-220 Ibs. S6.70fr7.20; 220-250 Ibs. $6.25417 Heavy weights. 250-290 Ibs. SGfi}0.60; 2DO-3:lu Ibs., S5.S5W0.25. Good packing sows, 275-350 Ihs. $5.35fl? 5.00; 350-425 Ibs. S5.20'i[ 5.00: '125-550 Iba. $54J 5.35. HOn FUTURES. CHICAGO. Feb. 16. (/!)-- Hog f u t u r e s : B i d d i n g SS for light hogs to arrive tomor- LIGHTS-March ...... April M.-iy MEDIUMS -April . ..· HEAVIES -March 9.50 O.TiO MISCELLANEOUS MINNEAI'OI.IS FI.OtK , Feb. 'if!. (.!)-- Flour H n - chnnRed, in carloarl lots, family patents quoted S5.10$[S.20 per barrel In 98-pound eaclcs. ShlpmcnU) 31,197. Brnn 515. 00 fr: 15.50. stnnclaril mldAllnga SM.OOS n.50. CHICAGO. Feb. 10. I.TJ--United states department of Agriculture-Potatoes 215. on track 293: total U. S. shipments Saturday 1,018. Sunday 27; weaker, t r a d i n g lair: sacked per cwt.. Wisconsin round whites SI.30V1.-10;'ungraded SI.IS® 1.25; Idaho russcta No- 1 mostly Sl-.*iO, No. 2 mostly SI.20; Colorado McClurc.i branded Jl.70fal.75. IIAV. MARKET CHICAGO, Feb. 1C. (.T)--Hay 20 cars; timothy S14filO: timothy clover mixed $13 !tlS; timothy Brass S l l f r l T ; clover Sllrit 17: mixed hay $13^18; sample h n y and thrashed hay S 0 « j r i l : a l f a l f a , choice Nns. I and 3 S15f24. onK suiAn. NEW YOF1K. Feb. 16. (.11--Raw su G ar u n changed at 3.32C fnr snots; ruture.H l to 2 roint.t lower; refineil unchanged at .1.50C. for f l n e granulated. , TOt.KDO SIvKDS. TOLEDO, Feh. 16. (,Ti--Clover seed cn.ih rfomesdc old $14.50; new and February $15; alsihe cash 513.00; March SH. Reed Wins Tentative Committee Approval WASHINGTON, Feb. 16. (.T)--The senate judiciary . committee today tentatively approved the nomination of Harry M. Reed to be attorney, northern district of Iowa, subject to the approval of the senators from that state. GRAIN PULL FARTHER Decide Decrease Shown in Visible Supply cf Wheat. CHICAGO, Feb. 15. .T--A decided increase making the United States wheat visible supply loom large compared with a year ago served to pull grain prices further down today. The increase for the week was 2,078,000 bushels to an aggregate · of 191,053,000 r.rjain-t 159,052,000 at this time last year. Corn visible supply'also increased, ad stop-loss selling carried corn down to almost the season's bottom- price record. Wheat closed nervous, unchanged to 4c lower, May old 82',lWXc. J u | y oS',;st/,c- P?TM 1 ? 1 ' l c ,° r f ' May " ld BPX,*,..Sc.~July GS-i.Ti. ;.,:. oats V t S ' K c down and provisions varying from 5c setback to a shade advance. Farm use- o£ corn was reported greatly reduced by the open winter and by substitution o£ other feeds. Primary receipts of corn wore 1.810.000, bushels, compared with 1.301.000 a week ago and 2.129.000 at this time last year. Chicago arrivals were almost equal In volume ivlth the corresponding dav of 1930. h * CHICAGO CASH CHAIN'. CHICAGO. Feb. ;i(i. an--Wheat. No. 1 rtd 79i?7!)Hc; No. 2 red 79«j79' / ic; No. 1 hard 7D*,lc: NO. 2 ! lar d 79 He; sample grade hard (wecvily) 63c; No. 2 northern spring 7 B M c ; sample grade northern spring nsy.c: No. 3 dark northern 7 7 f f i 7 7 y j c ; No. 4 dark northern 74 I / J c; No. l m i x e d 79c; No, 2 mixed (smutty) 7Gc. Corn. No. 2 ml?:ed Glc; No. 3 mixed 59',J ' f i e o c : No. 4 mixed 57^ 59-"-;c; No. 5 mixed 55M:1i5G',ic; No. G mtsed 55i;5Gc: No. 2 yellow (old) fiSc: No. 2 yellow G S ^ e s U c ; No. 3 yellow 5S',iffC2('iC; No. 4" yellow 571! BOc; No. 5 yellow SG=i [f 5Sc; No. 6 yellow 54',^'j?57 ] .;.c; No. 2 white fiS'/, T? V.c: No. :i white G l ? r G 3 c ; No. 4 white 50V- ''7R2',C.C- No 5 white 55H?58-Me; No. 6 white SHc; sample grade 53c. Oats. No. 1 white 32';lc; No. 2 white 32,ic; No. 3 white 30',L I) 3J'.ic. " Rye--No Kales. Barley--nwclc. Timothy seed Sa.7. r 'i70. Clover seed 513.75f 21.50. Lard SS.10; ribs $10.7r; bellies S10.51). MASON CITY GRAIN MASON CITY, Feb. 16.-Barley r.*r Oats 23c Shelled corn, No. i .45c Ear corn 42c CORN'-Mar. old. ... n e w . . , May o l d . . . . new. .. July Sept. ....... WHEAT-Mar. o l d - . . . n e w . . . May «]d. .. . new... July Sept OATS-- MONDAV C.rtAI.V CLOSE CHICAGO, Feb. "HE" LOW .05% .GCV; .T!) VI .79-, 16. I.PJ -Close · G-l'.i .645, Mar. old.. 33V. .32?; .33 May old 33", .33 .33'.i new 33?;, , 3 3 J ; -33?A 3 1 *'-. 31 -' 'I'' July Sept RYE-Mar. o l d . . . May old... July Sept LARD-Mar Mny July BELLIES-- ·'·fay July .41 .40 .lilYi .115i ,-10;; ,41 X .-1314 S.in R.12 S.12 S.40 8.40 8.-10 io.r.r, 10.70 CHAIN OPKN CHICAGO, Feb.'16. I.Ti-- Close Close Open Yr. Ago. Yes'd'y. Today. CORN-Mar. old .Sl^ ti.l'A (13-'-; new .04 " '.mi: May old SS'i .or,'.'. ,(i5^ · new .nijn .(sr,^ .Tuly f jn~r'i .fifi-;. .1)(*L Rept 90H fifi-", 55'-'. W H K A T -- ' " Mar. old 1.12'.!, ,7!m .7si'i new 731.; 7 nr.i May old 1.I7V, . S ;r.; ^o.^ n e w . . . . $3'-'« S*!*' J«iy MS-; '.raii 'r.b't SA P TB- 1 ' 20K 8 0 ' ' r ' a " Mar. old |2 s; .,-131; .331; ne\v - , May old - l l ' i »33iX, 33:,!. new .33'. 3Hft- July .43^ ':T"*. 3^'-' Sept , .| f \ '^.' 'n.Ti'^ RYE-- "" ' ""·' Mar. o l d . ..... .fio'.s .:!! ' new "'!' "''I 81 M'i. .-I0;i "Tlie sudclon routing at t!ie bears In Wall street and reversal of bearish sentiment In olher · commol!ty markets this weuk ralso«J hopts of an enrly t u r n In llii; business tlto," rays tlie Business W e e k . "Tho steel ·prmltic- tlon, electric .ptiv.-cr, and cnr lo:ulini:R r.re Jioldinf- their own, it anpe-:TM loul)!'ul thai the u n d e r l y i n g business si h i n t ion w i l l vet lend sustairrd support to any rarul u p s w i n g of prices. The Buplnoss \Vrck Lntt»; of mi- tral busmcss conditions for the flrr', v.-oek ot February stcndd nt 7fi.8 per cert of normal HKEtLnst a revised figure nf 77 per c e n t Ibe iiret^lin;,' iveck om! 92. s par cent a vear aj;o. HAH I'.Hi "Stcnl tni;ot production for January i n cm^pd -icariy 21 per cent over the .'or,- m i l put of slightly o v e r 2.000,000 t o r - ; [n Deco-'i- bsr. But w i t h n total (-1 2,-IS:!.:or; inns. January production ranks as t h e smallest tonnage for Ihe m o n t h of any years s i n r e 3017, with the exception of 1022. A year a^o, with p,n operating ratio of 70 per cent, some 3,7Sfi,090 tons u-orc produced. Indicating the very hlph love! of nctivily in the furif part or 1030. The January, 1931, opemtink' ratio of -1,).9 per cent of capacity, according , lo the American iron and Steel Institi'tc. compares with 3S.B per c e n t tn December. -I-l G per cent In Novemhnr ami 60.3 per c e n t in October. For the first week of February. The ISuslness Week- estimates steel ingot operations at 43 per cent of capacity compared with -17 per cent at the close of J a n u - ary. The adjusted index of stee] production stands at Gl tier cent of normal compared with BO per cent the preceding week Steel orders unfilled on t h n ' last tiny ' o £ Janimry were unexpectedly larpe. t o t a l i n g 4.132, 351 tons. The pain of 1SS.755 tons over December was the f o u r t h consecutive increase in these figures nncl places J a n u a r y at the highest level since A p r J I , 1930. "As February opens the trend in opera- tlon-j is tip want, but demand Es s p o t t y ^ according to, (he Iron Age. The i r r e g u l a r i t y in the flow of orders is lo be expected in view of the u n s e t U e m e n t of general business conditions. Tho automobile production for January has been estimated by " t h e National A n ton) obi Le C h a m b e r of Commerce at 1S3 - STG units for the United Slates and Canadri u. 12 per cent increase over December. CAR LOADINGS IN Ul'U'AKU TItKNI "Th slightly upward trend In ear loadings for the clnslJiK week of J a n u a r y is usimt for t h e season. The rnirfilzcd -Kaln in the loadin-js of miscellaneous and less-thnn- cnrtot freight was comparable with corresponding weeks oE past years ami is. reflected In our adjusted index bused on these groups. which rose from 7-1 per c?nt to 77 per c e n t of normal. The lart;c d e c l i n e in coal EoadinnK prac!1cal]y offset the substantial gains in the two classes above. A p p a r e n t l y the volume of Iratte of which miscellaneous nnd less-iban-carlot freight are indicative is holding up b e t t e r than productive a c t i v i t y The p r e l i m i n a r y report on department store sales for January corroborates this situation. Sales did not decline from Llio p"ak month of December as much as sensonallv expected, hence the a d j u s t e d index of sales showed a G per cent increase over Deccm- "The u p t u r n in the volume of check payments a f t e r a steady decline for four weeks is the usual trend of this important trad" indicator. The ithnrpest increases occurred In the towns outside of the major f i n a n c i a l centers. Since these fl^uron covered ihe week r,f the last days of January nnd iho first of Febmary. t h a sudden rise in probably due to the f^rst-of-the-month tnido settlements and wage payments. Our a d j u s t e d index of these hank debits moved upward to S2 per cent of normal." LAMSON BROTHERS GRAIN LETTER July Sept I.ARD .a;)-; M n r 11.00 May n.ir, July 11.37 BELLIES-May 13.ST July 14.jr, .-II'-'. .S. 12 S.15 8.5S 8.37 S.40 3..10 10. or, J0.7ri MIN'.NKAI'or.IS GRAIN. MINNF.APOl.IS. Feb. l(i. (.n--Wheat 329 cars compared to 2-15 a year aKo. M a r k e t V^c lower. Cash. No. 1 northern and No 1 dark northern 12. 13. M nnd IB ner c e n t «-/,,( f7V,c: No. 1 dark h a r d M o n t a n a J l per cent and to a r r i v e 71.'.',,;, 73-\ic- No 1 amber d u n i m 72V, Tf!, r i»;c-: No. 2 a m h e r durum 6 0 » i f i 7 3 K c ; No. 1 red durum (i-l\c; May 7 G ^ c r July 72c. Corn--No. X yellow M f i M c . OnLs--No. 9 \vhlle 2 9 ' ; ^ 2 9 - i . c B n r l c y -- H t i i z r i c . Rye--No. 1, 35:Ui3S',c [·'lax--No. 1. Sl.r»o-,i"l 1.5-1 V,. O M A H A fllt.AIN. O M A H A , Fch. l(i. I.Ti--Wheat--Hard No 1. O O l i f i T O c ; ,Vn. 2. m. r,, Rile; northern Rprlni; No. -I, f,3c; durum No. 2, 65',.'."- ml:ced No. 3, Gfl',.jc. Corn--White No. 2. . r .3',4c: yellow No. 3, :ilfl, r «2c; No. 4. 4 9 ^ r r i O c ; mixed No. 2 r.^c 1 No. 3. SOSSlc. ' " ' Oats--White No. 2. 31c; No. 3. 30VjC. KANSAS CITY G R A I N . KANSAS CITY. Feb.. Ifi. (.vi--Wheal--!an cars; iinetianj;ed; No. 2 dnrk hard f,8!.'.c; No. 3 nominally (iST/70'.^c; No. 2 hard F 9 T r 7 n e ; No. 3. OSTr70',ic; No. 2 red nominally" 72 r 73c: No. 3 n o m i n a l l y 70',i r,, 71 it c . Corn--219 car?; down !',(.?") 2c- No " while n o m i n a l l y sisittc; No. ,T "sjl'I S3!-"NC," 2 yellow ."ire; No. 3. M '.i Ji ri2',-',c; No ^ mixed nomlmtlly .12ii Ci ri3',ic; Nc.. 3, Til'^c. Oats--21 car.i; down Ic; No. 2 white nominally Mi{.li3.(c; No. 3 n o m i n a l l y 337iB3',*o Now there's a camera that takes clear picturs at a range of 230 miles, so the general staff can get Home good action snapshots next time.--Richmond Xcws-Lciidci. Quntntlnrm f i i r n l s h r t l |jy Wolf Krn». SOS F i f t h street unutliu'i-ut ?Iorse hide.q $1.75-52.(in Cured heef hides 40 Green beef hide» 3c nitAIN MAJIKBT KEl'IEH'. · CHICAGO, Fob. 16.-- \\IIE.\T--Light ralu over part of the winter wheat bcli. weakness in corn and lower levels at W i n n i p e g were s u f f i c i e n t to overcome the lower estimate on Argentine's crop ami higher Liverpool prices. A n o t h e r depressing factor was the increase of 2.078 000 bushels In the visible. The t o t a l - v i s i b l e is irit,503.GOO bushels compared with I, r i9,0fi2,- 000 last year. There was n o t h i n g in neu-; to give values any air o( permanency or Indicate the possibility of advance at present and most locals and commission houses were on selling side. A n . o f f i c i a l A r g e n t i n e crop estimate lowered yield of wheat to 211.0(10000 or 32.000,000 loss than the p r e l i m i n a r y returns given out in January. Broomhall cables that the a m o u n t of merchantable wheat t) A r g e n t i n a was not large nnd there u-ris some talk of millers in Argentina favoring Hie- Use of Canadian grain for m i x i n g , owing lo the poor quality ^of their own wheat. Buenos Aires was closed today and there will be no session tomorrow. See nothing in ».'hent lo indicate a movement of importance either way. CORN--Primary receipts were larger for t h e season of the year. Missouri river [nar- kcli receiver! f a i r l y large amounts. At K a n - sas City the farm hoard was r e p o r t e d to he moving wheat to olhcr points, in order to relieve the congested storage siluallnn. but the receipts of both wheat and corn f r o m day lo day were t a x i n g facilities to t h e u t m o s t . This Indicated t i i n t movement from ontsljte t e r m i n a l s to ChLcaro m i g h t he c o n t i n u e d thl.; week as it was last. The eastern demr-.nd hr.--, not been as active as recently and cash s i t u a t i o n has been weakening. Forecast Is for ruin or snow in paris or the belt. Coi-ji is l i k e l y lo become oversold u n d n r present hefirishness, as the decline Ims b e e n considerable. Liverpool d n e 1-jC lower. MASON CTTY, Fob. 16.-Cash (Juotntlons by R. G. HTors«. E(JOS Eggs (current receipts) lOc POULTRY Spring chickens, heavy oreec!. general rim l-!e Stags 12r Leghorns, spring ..lie Heavy hens. 4'i Ibs 13c Li^ht hens 11V. Old cocks, heavy 8c Duoks '.1c ! Geese 7r Mcre.hnnts QtintntlonB. Eggs, in trade 12c Rggs. cash lOc Butter, Plymouth 3fic Butter, Clear Lake ?,2e Butter. State Brand 3.ir Butter, dairy 30.- Potntocs 40c and SOc a pern Advance !s Move Restrained Than Week Ago But Vigorous. NEW YOP.K, Feb. 10. (.-P)--The bull campaign in stocks was aggressively-resumed .today. Bull leaders felt that the quiet reaction late last week had been sufficient to consolidate the swift ndvr.nce which preceded the Lin- oolrt's birt'-iUay holiday r.-vl while 'op2rat ; oi;s for the aclvn"-? were somewhat more restrained than a week ago they were vigorous enough to push several issues farther into new high grounds for 1031. Fresh fireworks were let loose in Auburn, which shot up nearly 20 points to level close to double its January minimum. Case and International business machines surged up 8 points, and issues gaining 3 or more, to record new highs for the movement, included Westinghoupe Electric, 'Caterpillar Trnctor, T\ 7 e\v York Central, Loews, North American Safeway Stores, and American Waterworks. Such issues as TJ. S. Steel. Gonaral Electric, American Telephone, American Tobacco B; American and Foreign Power. American Pan, and International Telephone sold up 1\'~ to more than 2 points. · The market -still maintained its highly professional flavor, with, activity largely concentrated in issues which respond easily to bullish stimulation. Nevertheless, public participation has developed in Sufficient volume to encourage pool managers. The fact that several large market operators left for southern resorts over the weak-end failed to reflect any flagging of bullish enthusiasm. Credit was a little firmer. Call money renewed at I ' M per cent, but none was available in the outside market at a lower level, and loan calling was in fair volume. N K \ V YOItK STOCKS. NEW YOItK. i-Vli. 16. I.TI-- V i n u l (uikt:itin:iH. Air Reduc D'J K C So 4-1 Allegheny 12 K e l v l n a l o r l l v l A l Oh Dye l O C i ' l Kenneeott 27 Allls Clwl jffi- .-I.','..- K.-MJIB 27ii Am Can ll'J!-l. Kro^ur 27 Is Am Car i Kdy :j:i'. v I .IKK *· ily U 8!i Am C.'onil A I i:i-\ I.oew's C,'lte Am , h i l : --,r I'ovv I n I.n.;:-- Wiles ^ 53'.' Am l u t l -1 I.orillarii 17-\ Am l.oco 2;,-; l.ouis G K A 31?i API PO-.V 4 fj i,'J-.. Mnrlc -11'TM :· rn I'.ail St San lu'/t Math AlKali 2C) 1 ,; A::i K-ill Mill 33^ .'.'.:iy ! S 35^.. A m t'rn £; Ref 50 -McK Koh 1-1'-., Am .'Heel I'drs 27 7 ; Mex Sea Oil 17' : : Af.i ^i::; Kef 111; Mid c:«!iL O|i 1-1'. .1. T f-. T lam ;,! i: T 2r'.; A'.! Tob 117 J i n I'no -li Am Wat Wks Cci.'i M'.t!t W a i d 21 H · A n u c o l i i l r t 35:, M u r r e l l ' SS A r n \ of 111 B 2\ ."ut \V!iet;l 17% AtcWson 1'j'J", Na^H . Slli A t l He! 2^:,i tint Uls · 81',1 . A u b u r n 10U Nii'. '! HCR A .l.'.'i Avinttin" Corp I \L N'at Hairy 4f li £: O S3 -^at Tow A L 38 D a t i i s d a l l A K : ^, N'at Tea 20 Henri!*: \ v 2 2 - j . T V Central 1 2 S ^ L llctll St fill N V N U H SS llorden 7:!''. Nor W 20HL _':,,i-.',- \vnro I'.l No Am 81 B r i n g s 17'- N' Pac SS K u r r Add 3-\^ O l i v e r P ·!?» Cal t Hecla !)','. ol| s st uv ' Can Dry :t:.^', fac G i E (Tan Pac Packard NEW YORK. Pel). 10. (.r.-SneculatHi. spirits w e r e l i n o y a n t on the ctn-l toil'iy pr-i' prices in m a n y sections of tile m a r k e t T,ii"li'c,i turn the hichs of lust week. There was some hesitation diirln-'the forenoon, i m t the b-jlis worked their fi-vrn-ilts o u t of the rut and soon had them leading another active rally. Specialties, i n d u s t r i a l i and u t i l i t i e s displayed the best Bireii|-tll Oils found the i:oins rather spotty and t h e r e v.-.n al.so an uncertain tone to the mvest-ncnt trusts. Ford issues 'were prominent. The "B" shares of the Canadian company soared ahoul a points and a three point jump a|- pearcrl in the "A" Issue. Koru of EjiBliiiiil nulled .1 point. Pecrc was in der.iantl a n i l ro.?u around :i, iv/i/lc one {o:nt . i r l v a u e c ; i:aine ovit tn Tcclmlcolor, I.c.evv's \--irrantx (lieu Alden. Western Air f:\press and A n n i . i Chilean Nttrnte. K l c c t r i c Bond .in.l Share's response was a move across its previous hi»h for t h e year U n i t e d LI Kill "A," American and lVrei[;:i I'ov.-cr warrants, A m e r i c a n Sutierpov.-er aivl A m e r i c a n Gas anil Kleetrii: p n | - r c s c d a point or twif. Cities Service showed independent p t r c n m t i in the 01! fjroup. r a l l y i n i ; n l i n n t a r o i n t to ,-t new 1SI30 hiKli above 20. Gull :md H u m h l e sacked, w h i l e V a c u u m w:l;i steady. Amons the investment tioldini; ( j o n t p a t i v sh.ires. Central States E l e c t r i c dipped a p o i n t . llnKCrleidcr Kinaiicial gaitiecl ri majof f r a c t i o n . The u n d e r t o n e of the money m a r k e t was firmer, hut call loans renewed on the curt) at the familiar 2 per cent rale. Case VM ; j P: 'n Am Pet B 31 Cerro de Pasi:o 2li Para Pub ·!!)',« Ciics Pathe C!:ic Ct W 71,-. Penlck Ford -II 1 !; Chic C;t \v pf °;i -~, Penh ^3 C .'i N W .13"! P"' 1 rct i:; 'i C R 1 P Bl)'i 1L1|S F1 TM''- nhrysler 21 L roc Gam 71) Coci Cola I B I s full Kerv N J S3 ' t ~ Ool Fuel s- 1 'H P u l l m a n 53 Col G (i K 4t):-, P-'' 11 " Ws Chi Mil St P Si' s Kail K O 22V.: Chi Mil St P [if V.i'-. P lCnl iland Ifi 1 .^ Cnl Uraplio 111', ISoo - ro~il B.Mv '^0 P- 11 " s t l 2 - C.,r:lw'.th So II) r.ey Toll B 45 :o:iKineum ID", r.oy Dutch -US Consul Gas sir, r. St I. Salt P 50 Contl Can sr,.^ -Scars P. 57'/j Cor.tl Ins no ' Shell U U'.L- Conll Mot 3-; Simmons 19'- C'orn Prod .SI-.. Sinclair 12--', CuiJatiy -j.|'" skcliy li)»{: C u r t i s s Wr I·· Su Pac lor Ocere pf 2 l ; ^ So Pr 3ug 1-1% Dluj: liiu T o i l . So Rail f,3 Hu Potlt 91^ Stand Erds 10 E n s t n m n n;9 St G 1^ 71'/, El Povf f: J. m:; St Oil Cal .197., Erie 3(i': St Oil N J SO 1'isl; r.; St Oil N Y 27,-', Kf»x Film A :(7'-'. Stew Warn ir,Vj Freeport Tex :M17, Kt:me \\'eh -12 Genl El -i'j--.. Ktude 22 : \ r;on l-'ootls ;,2 \ Superior Oil 11 Gen .Valors 'l.i Te.v C'uril 3-Hi Clen Pul, sur IS'-. Tex Gulf Sul 52'.-; G i l l c l t e :n--, '''im Uoll E TilT', '.:ol),'l si; Unic.ii C u r b ;;v, C^old nu.st 3S ', ' : n 1-ac 21)2-'; ('^o^-kiii i r'·:. run Airo · ;:;i : , t (·'".·'yeiir 4s-^ 1:1:11 c.i; -,r G!-rh Pai(,e .]', i:t:lt Corp 2;i'.i G r i r t . y 38 T n i t C t K :;o. ^ r,t r.'o i^.y *i)r f.7--. i r r iia AIC KII- f,t N,I i o t e ctf i".-. u :; p.uii M'-, Gt w Su^ar si',- i~ ;: sni:!t 20-;, Gri;: G r u n -i-'.-.^ T S StDL'l l-l^-'i "n-"' K T-: £· K l, K l A 2S ;l;tr:-inn U f, ··-. .T ·:;· l i i . m |ir,i; H o u s t o n . ' , ! - \ . - - : , u - i l I S - L llll'^'l'll 2 1 ' 2 \:-.TK I ' l X I D - ' i l T -rp n '; \ : ." y .:r-: 17 ·; I" C e n t S p \'.V:l A i r ;|.| I* 'I'd P-tf ' l ' ; W ' : i l K fc R'I; J.s-i l i l t O m i h KIIJT I ! 1 , Wi'.Ivii Ov -.Inu H;ir r,',:.. V.v.r.lworth n a ' i Int [-Tic'; Can 1C". W r l f l e y 71 ~- 1 T T 31 =;. Yell Tr 12^ Johns .Manv Tl'.i, T n u n ^ !! fi. \v " i ' j -;nfMGo sTotiis. CHICAGO. Feh. 1G. I.T-- B n a t n c e Cream 7U·:, ;.;.-iios:ic IPUoH .I*; Cent Puh P e r A !ti": : 'id-We:it Utii 2 1 % Cities Sli-rv;TM 20U Nat Stand :il Cont Cllk ell's « ' , Ht,| Drt'Cl^iiig Ti i l n : ; . - h y - ( i i n n o \ v -V, S l v i f t J t C,, " 2'.!'. I t W I l l l U t l » v -\~,' , S w i f t l u l l ::!·:- K.-.I7. Dm,., 23 · ; U K G y i - M i m -12'-'. .-r Svildi .|-.. . [;iii Jrl[i 7 - ^ l.tbby Mc.Ncll U - : , ' Z e n i t h 4 1 , SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF STOCK QUOTATIONS Supplied liv LAMSON I5ROTHEUS AND CO. Mason City Office in Eagley- Beclc Building. Telephone No. 7 N't-:\V YORK. I'Vh. 1G. 1.1" -T!ii? ln!-.;v.-ii,r 01 t l i e bond m a r k e t ,-u the al.-irl «! a li'j.v wec'k today was similar to rce:nL serious a n d llii; irtliul oi price* w.'is ob.scuivd by fractional chanfteH In b o t h dlrcctioiii-. tl. S. government;!, y.-atclird e!«-e; bet-an?,: of Ihejr Kcn.sfMvenofs In tMUlter.'; b-nui* .'inf- l a t i o n . v.-erc rni:;ci. Liberty - I t h ,l'.is a t n l t r e a s u r y 3=Ss of 1910--::: tr»k .1 - s h a r p drn|, w h i l e some of t h e o t h e r li!3[: and stion term bor.ils maintained a l i n n Lnmu. The .*tealyne:;s of i n d u s t r i a l . - , \\-iik-h rus- Hayed s i n i n i u b la.-l wccll f o i n c - l d r n l v.'iih Ih.' r a l f y in .shave iiricc:;. :;titKl om in tne corporate domestic section. K u c h clir.:ij;es :·_- occurred svere on the u;»:;Hle. I n v e s t i m ' t i ; rai;^ ar.l u t i l i t i e s i i a v i n K the hiv:iH'st ralin:; \vt 1 1: f a i r l y sternly hut t h e n - were \viflei 1 f h i c L ; i ; i - t i o n s in second K r a d e bond:* w i t h -a slitjl'.l i y t-nver trend in evidence. Foreign h o r l d s reflected Ihe st::rct:ve h u y tnn that has luen apparent in recent wech.% h n r small recerrlon:; t e n d e d to hoid the iu;. vance in check. KtV VORK. Fell. Hi. :. ,', -l.'nilci! :;n g o v e r n m e n t bonds closed: Liberty 3'.;a 101.21. J'lrst -1 '/is 10^. 11. Fourth - I l l s 103.20. Treasury -S "' v s 1 1 1..1. NEW YOR A r P Co w 7 '^ Am Bit N 5!)'^ Am O t F 33'i Air'. J!at;i! If)i,:. Am Sum T 10, Ain Tob HO*'Am Z L S fJ :1 .; Ann C B 2 ' . As Dry Gtls 2 B ' . . Ucil'.livin L- 25 Eriivn'S JE C 17T:'i Cur' Add M 30 "A Eiisli Teiv.i 30' , B u U o C t Z !·'·! Calif F:ick fl.". Com Crorlit ]t; : !-. Com Sr!v -fl Uonl. M'.tlors ."·''!, Cant Oil "10^ Cream oi \V 2:s : ;. 4 (An- Wjrh p G' ; i D l v i r l Chern 1C' 1 --, i : '.-t :·;,·;!! s so'.; Fisl; Tub ·-·., nor (."i i c 02' i I n d i a n R?r - 1 1 , tnlnncl K J c c l 6-i 'i STOCKS Kelv Coi-p li^i Lambert C S3 :; .i Liq Car C S O 1 . Alath Alkali 2G',,i McK Rol) !·!·.; Nev Cons C ]2 : l 'j N Y Air BIc 22 : i, v Otis Steel l i ' ; P;ulio Kxog 2 Pilln Flour aO-T; Oil Co lo-'s Pur Bale C -!7 ' Ken Grn[ O S i.:, nco Motor;; 9',; St. Jo Lead 20: 'i S c h u l i o R s .1'. So C 6 Edi .10".; S'and Srnd j n Superior Oil !··. Tobac Pi-oti 3 ^ S Ft. I 33:,-. Vanadium (;ii V, r aba.=ti Ry 19.-.^ West Myld 17-', VV Union 1-11. Wrig Jr Co 7.1'', Y S T C 73 fro"en 2 r ) ' r ^ 0 ( ; ; f.iu-is. ii-.jsh I T V f ^ i c ; I;.,/.en IT^.-'J-Ic; old rooster:-:, rresb 1-1', 2tc: U:r.iey*. fre.^h "li',, K i e l fror;,:u ; " , f ! " c : dncl;s. fruzcr. cniCAcn. rnoi)i;ci: C H I C A G O . Feb. Ifi. ( . T l -- V o u l l r y , alive. 1 car. ^ t r u n k s , f i r m : fowls 1ft". i 1\:;. j i p r j n c s 2Hc: Nn.'2. ISc-r ron^trra !.V.-r: t u r k e y s 2Sc; diirltK 23c; Reese l.Te. Rutter f i r m , O . ^ T f i ; creameri- extras ffl2 senrei 2 T ' . i c ; fllandai-rtf, (tit) score r a r l i . t s ) 27',1c; extra firsts ( O O - O l score) Sfilr!fi».c: firsts (8S-89 scr»ret 25 , 2','tjC; feconds (.Sfi- S7 s c o r e ) 23 r ,{: ft 21o. T:CKS f i r m e r . 2 1 , n l O : extra f i r s t s Ifiu.f fresh prr.ded f r r s t n l T - - c ; o r d i n a r y fir'-il.-- l-Ki'l-Hic. I'noiu-cK FiiTrr.Ks. C H l f A f i O . Pch. l f . f.T--KBR f u t u r e s closed: Freih cradctl flr.ils. F,-h. Hi'/.c; st.,r- «K* packed. A p r i l I d ' I c : sfnai;e packed N T n r c h I S ' ^ r . n u t t e r f i r f r c s rlosrrl: ;' s t a n d a r d s , Feb. 2. r .-,ci ilo. March 2.V KA.V^AS '1TV l ' l l ( , i ) V f I' K A N S A S O1TY. Fell. Hi. [. i': Evi!n ^.7."., I l n l l c r - - ~ : r e a m e r y .'lie: in larrje q n a n t i t l r ^ ^Oc; b u t t e r f a t lS"/2.1c; jwclilns h n t l e r 12c. r o u l t r y -- I l e n a I 2 ^ : 1 ^ c ; hroilrrs 1?.c.; r.ios- trr.s S^.| 12r; s p r i n g s 2,1e. NK\\' VO'IK I'ttri.TZU". NKW vonic. Feb. If;, (.11--Potillry-- Dressed weali. chlcUou, rresh 20^1 2B.-- xi-:«- VORIC rr.tiix c i; .\i:\V YOKK. Feb. Hi. i . l 1 : · -- B u i ' t i T T.(l!2: l i r j H ; creamery bi;:her tban e::tra ^il) ''· :!ri'.jc; extra (02 .---core) 2 9 ' , - , e ; lir.st (f.o-!*l r c . , r e 2IV.I 21lc; p a c k i n g s t f i c l f , c u r r e n t r n a h e . -N'n. i. in',, an^c: Nn. 2, i!)c. I'^JTS H"..f,9n; f i r m e r : mixed colors, regular Jiacki'd. closely selected heavy 1U''i I'J'-j i:; e x t r a 1 8 , i l S J _ - c ; oxtr.i f i n . t 17':c: f i r s l ! H ^ ' , i l 7 i : ; seconds Ifie; niedinni l.r.-:Is l",',i l T i ? : c ; r e f r i g e r a t o r , ctnr.-ly s e N ' C l e d f i r s r . i r S ' - . ' . ' . c : sec'indn i : v . ' i 0 i : c ; inedi'jra !ir:'s 10^1'2e: n e a r h y h e n n e r y tir.-iv'.n. e x t i a U' 1 -^:; e x t r a f i r s t 1S',» I R ' - j c . Nearhy and noarby n-,^::-. r:i h e n n e r y \vJi:tr t.iosely r e l c e t r d e x t r a 2:i'- L'! ^ c; avvrace ,.\. tra 21 r .-j'.; 22e: l i c a r i i y \v!ii;e ' m e r ' i t i m s 2 i j ' - I c ; I ^ a c l f i c coast w h i l e , i . i e i l t r e a t e d , o.vn-;, 2.". ''J 2fj:; e:,-tra f i r s t 12 [^ '·'- I ^ c. P o u l t r y - f.ive. r i r r r i ; cliiclie^.; l.y i r r i . : h 1 0 ^ j 2 I c ; hy e x p r e s s 2 l f t ^Sc; t^ i i l . ' i s (r,- 1 ! ' '.\1c.\ ex.ore.'.-.i I0-M,?c: foivlri. f r e i g h t or , press 2 3 ^ 2 f i c ; roosters f r e i r h t l l r ^ ; e : ; ; i - TTii Kc: tnr!;eys irrir-!it ::nc: e\pre/.i ::o :fle; dneks f r e i g h t 2^e. Brown Says Airmail Must Show Its Worth WASHINGTON, Fob. Ifi. .TI -Postmaster Gcncrnl Brown tnil.iy predicted a postal deficit of morn than 51!0,000,eoO for tlio n?:;' fi::ci! year. Sinfii^njj tl t a cnmifei'cnco of siir mail operators, ho said they would have to clcmn!]---f_-rtte they are f/oi'jf; nonTMhin^ for biiaincK.'i, f:ir t h e rapid movement nf mr.il and for t h e flying art if thev' are tn r o n t i ' U i e to receive governmental .support. K K W Yiri!C CUJKP, QUOTATIONS A For I' Co ?2',:; HiulBMS G'i Am G HI 79 Humb Oil fin'.':. AmSr.pPw 14'.;. JViag Hud ll^ ArkNtC.-uiA 6 : .Vs N Am Aviat 8'.; PennroaciCrp S S W Dairy 2 S O Irul 34--JS O Ky 221,:; TranscontAT ·! *'· Unit Gas lOTi UnLPA 201 '-. TJti! P L 32^ Vacuum Oil 65'i. Walgre'nDg 21 ~. .. STOCKS AliiedMTntlus 2-H. HormolGA 28 Kyt'ncSW It LionKOH B'..'. Morgan Lit 3% Nat Loatli '% Nat Standrt] 31. Unit Corp f)i/, Utilfilnti Cp 7% USRatlTcl 30% Can'Tlarnnn C 7 S ConsAnlMde '.', Defort Raclin 4-s Duiv.nt Mot \*'-. K} Bel .'i Sh 50".; Ford :,[;.·?: ;·.··; 10 , Fox Then! A X'i, I Hecla M i n i n g (JVC, A'.ilirn A u t ":nd: A Cp 22 ".irg-W Cp 2.T ' i; i'U- Bros R ' ' .nt Ch Cp R , Ciig Invest ." j Con] Co 10 i Grig.-by-Ori ·! .. _ ^ , s , j .·M!.NX::\!''OI.IS STOCK ! KstBkShCn 22'(. MIN.\KAl'OI,IS OUA1X M-\UKKT CASH SAI.KS Flax 14!)',«-10614 Wright Institute Is N, Feb. 1C.-- The Wright. "ounty .Sunday schools holdins; their i n s t i t u t e in Clarion were rf :"' mted I hy all school.'! in the coiml.v except I \'.'o')l:il.iic't. In the afternoon 70 were present and in the evening 75 reir- | i.-itcred.

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