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EIGHTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 8 1934 TERRY SEEKS METHODS FOR SQUAD SLASH (Continued From S»°rt *»»· Gulfport, Miss., for special attention. Newspapermen jokingly accused Cronin of currying favor with the democratic administration. Sierra ·was "nominated" for a trial by Senator Pat Harrison of Mississippi. But Cronin says the youngster has perhaps more chances of going places than any of the unsigned rookies. FKISCH LIKES NEW NATIONAL BASEBAIX. BRADBNTON, Fla.--The Cardinals have been in camp only a few days but Manager Frankie Fritsch has seen enough of the new National league ball to convince him it's going to be a big year for the hitters. "The ball doesn't seem to slow up in the air as it did last year," he commented today. Outfielder Ernie Orsatti, who has been asked to take a salary reduction from $9,000 to $6,750, talked with Branch Rickey, Cardinal vice president, but remained outside the ' PROS HOPEFUL OF WINS WHEN JONES IS BACK (Continue* ^TM m s ' ort p "' w four year layoff, and go the full 72 hole route the way he used to do. "There is no question .in my mind that the pace is faster, from a scoring standpoint, since Jones retired. We are playing a different ball and there's a crop of youngsters, headed by Runyan, playing great golf. Right now Kunyan is our Jones, and from the professional standpoint he schmaehl ... is playing as fine golf as Jones ever .^^^ did. Ky Laffoon, Johnny Revolta ATM Ali05 and others have come along fast in recent years, too." · Shute's Putting Wins Four Ball MIAMI, Fia.., March DOZEN LEAGUERS SIGN FOR SEASON AS OTHERS TALK (Continued From Sport F|O players of any National league club, Business Manager Bob Quinn refuses to be worried about any but Catcher Al Lopez. Hack Wilson understands the situation, Quinn said, and was offered the opportunity to arrange a trade for himself. Wilson, Quinn revealed yesterday, is the only Dodger whose salary was reduced. Jimmy Jordan and Ray Benge aren't classed as serious holdouts at all. Two other Dodgers, Chick Outen and Walter Beck, came to terms this week. Hoot Signs ***. Charley. Root of the Cubs was another who succumbed to the spring lure, leaving only Billy Herman .unsigned. Chick Hafey, Cincinnati's leading slugger, also came to terms this week. Ed Brandt, Boston flinger, has reached St. Petersburg and probably will sign soon but Paul Dean of the Cardinals still is objecting to the salary offered an ordinary rookie and Pittsburgh is suffering holdout trouble from Shortstop Arky Vaughan. High Scores Listed for Junior Targets; 100 Adults in Visit High scores for the week's supervised firing under American Legion auspices, were as follows: Boys. Charles Madigan 97x100 Dick Haskins 97x100 James King 95x100 Robert Peters 94x100 Edward Patton (sitting) .. 93x100 Total, hige five .. .476x500 Girls ·Ann Alios Alice Ann Moore Virginia Lee .. Shrley Forbes , 90x100 89x100 87x100 87x100 . 85x100 Total, high five 438x500 More than 100 parents and other UP)-- adults visited the junior range open han 40 junior boys and girls participated in the week's firing. ARMORY CARD "MTA,MJ. .tUo, .Biarci! o« w*^ »rtAMAv*» ».iti*t.vv» *-"%· ji*"-.***. .·.»*£,*. ~^.-- -*. Thanks to his Imack of getting house at the Y. M. C. A. Monday putts down in the pinches, Denny i and Wednesday nights, and more Shute of Philadelphia, the British *"- -in *ini/w iwTM« an* O^T-IO nar. open golf champion, and his partner, Al Espinosa, Akron, Ohio, have ?750 each to tuck away today with their winter winnings. Shute got down a nine-foot putt yesterday on the thirty-sixth and final hole of the international four ball tournament to turn back the defending champions, Paul Runyan of White Plains, N. T., and Horton Smith of Chicago. The putt gave Shute a birdie four and his side the victory by one up. Both teams had a best ball of ,64 for the last 18 holes. This was eight under par. AT MASON CITY ARMORY, 8:30 (Main Event, One Honr.) at O'Shockfr v». Andy Mocn 120 Ita. "18 Ibs. (Sunlwlndup, 30 Minutes.) mrt WwnpKr vs. Dr. Vic Milhl ItNJ lb». S12 Ib.. TROJANS LOSE! Cherokee junior college edged out s. 28 to 25 triumph to shove Mason City junior college out of the state tournament at Marshalltown in a first round tilt Thursday afternoon. The Trojans had the better defense and got more shots, but missed consistently. Cherokee led 20 to 18 at the quarter, and the best the Suther- landmen coulct ao was come within one point of the winners in the final period. Oliver Holmes, 93, Quietly Celebrating Birthday Anniversary WASHINGTON, March 8. UP!-One of America's grandest old men -- Oliver Wendell Holmes -- today was quietly celebrating his ninety- third birthday. The former justice of the TJnitec States supreme court, who feels that such anniversaries come so frequently he should no longer regard them as significant, nevertheless had scores of congratulatory messages as a reminder. Annually his stately residence becomes a mecca for his frieiids on March 8. Holmes, who retired from the high court -two years ago, is enjoying remarkably good health am vigor. Mrs. Ross Resigns for Second Vacancy on Demo Committee WASHINGTON, March 8. The democratic national committee had another vacancy today, caused hy the resignation of Mrs. Nellie Tayloe Ross, director of the mint 'as a committeewoman from Wyom ing. Mrs. Ross announced her action was taken "to avoid even an ap pearance of conflicting interests' between "my public service and my identity with the organization o my party." It followed by a day the retire ment of Arthur Mullen, Washing ton and Omaha lawyer, as commit teeman from Nebraska. Western Schedule in for Further Changes DES MOINES, March 8. ISR--A much-revised Western league base ball schedule was back on the draft ing board again today undergoin; further alterations. A tentative schedule of 126 games was presented to the represents lives of the eight clubs here yes terday, but objections to variou dates caused its recommittal tc President Dale Gear and Charle Knight, secretary of the-Des Moine club, for more changes. ki Tmcesoft ISO Ibl. (30 Mlmta.) TS. Otto Mdtnlka 1H 111. (20 Mlnitet.) vs. Verts Stoltenben 3I IDS. 200 Ibs. Cspt. Fred Shftffer, Announcer. Mike Wolle WU1 Elect Three. LELAND, March S.--The Leland independent school district annual election will be held in the town hall Monday. A director will be elected 'or three years to succeed O. T, Am broson, one for one year to succeed Levi Larson and a treasurer to serve for two years. Entertain Telephone Workers. GARNER -- Melvin Shepherd, manager of the local Bell telephone system and Mrs. Shepherd, entertained in their home on West Eighth street last night the 20 persons connected with the Garner anc Britt offices. Misa Helen Clark of Cedar Falls, aunt of Mrs. Shepherd, their housegnest. JOHN F.CLARK AND CO. MARKET INFORMATION 825 L O. F. Bldg. Phone 845 GRAINS AVERAGE SLIGHTLY HIGHER Market Turns Up Following Big Tumble in Early Dealings. 'CHICAGO, March S. W)--Slight- y higher average quotations for grains developed late today follow- ng downturns that carried May vheat and oats to new low levels or the current movement. The late rallies of prices were generally looked upon as due to the act that there had been a-four day decline, and that at least some ransient recovery was looked for. Wheat closed nervous at the same 3 yesterday's finish to % higher, May 86%-%. July 86-86%;'corn %% up, May 50%-%, July 52%; oats at % decline to % advance, and irovisions unchanged to a decline if 2 cents. MASON CITY, March 8.-Barley 30-45c Vo. 2 yellow old shelled corn... .35c So. 3 yellow new shelled corn.. ,34c o. 3 yellow ear corn 31c White oats, No. 3. 30 Ibs., or better 25c ·VHEAT-- May uly ....... ORK-- "" May uly ept ATS-lay ept. !!!"!] Tl'E-- [ay ept- ARLEY-May uly LARD-May uly ept SLUES-May my WASHINGTON--Chairman Fletcher of. the senate hanking and currency committee said tie stock exchange bill Is being revised bj Its sponsors to stem an avalanche of objec tlons that have come from all parts of th country u well as a number of interests Although, no definite decision has bee reached In regard to rail securities Senate Fletcher said he believes they will be ex empted entirely from application of the bill not only with i«gard to their requirement of registration but that empowering th federal trade commission to call for reports and other provisions. . The senator doubtful," however, that securities of com munlcatlon companies would likewise be ex empted In anticipation of legislation to re gulate these companies wlilch is now unde consideration. The committee for the nation last nigh started a drive for an increase In the pric of gold to $11.31 the alternative to th prompt restoration of our price level throug Immediate increase in the price of gold th committee said in a letter to administrate leaders and members of congress Is a com plete socialized state. Such an Increase in the price of gol would reduce the value of the dollar to cents in terms of old parity based on gold price of JS0.67 the limit to which th president Is permitted to devalue. Lard steady since opening on an im proved commission house demand. Cash in terests were on buying side early. Ho receipts continue light but provisions do no respond to this condition impressively. Closing Produce Letter. BUTTER--All grades of butter were i good demand on the spot call. Quotatjor advanced H cent on top grades and . % cent on lower grades. Reports on produc tion last week by the American associatlo and Land 0' Lakes showed decreases of 2 per cent and 13 per cent respectively I comparison with last year. March butte opened firm but selling by local traders de vcloped and market weakened closing a 23%. Other deliveries were » to « cen lower. Withdrawals in four markets yester day wers 368,000 Ibs. more than last year While the situation still appears firm, th market will be sensitive to any change 1 the supply or demand and more profit taK ing sales at present levels could easily caus further reactions. EGGS--The spot market was unchanged Futures showed an easier trend. More hedg Ing salts were made in October delivery an lack of buying support resulted In a declln of * cent. March closed *i cent lowe Heavy receipts are likely to bring more eel Ing Into the market and result In lowe levels on "all futures. POTATOES--Market easier. Urch close at ?2. April S2.15. REDUCED SUPPLIES PUSH HOGS UP TO 10 CENTS Produce Springs (heavy breeds) lOc Springs (Leghorn breeds)....;..6c Stags 6c Old cocks (heavy) :.. 5C Ducks 7c Geese 6c Turkeys, No. 1 13c Merchant* QnotCfecs Eggs, cash 12-13c" Eggs, in trade 13-llc' Butter, Plymouth Butter, Clear Lake ...33c 32c Butter', State Brand 34c Butter, Very Best Sic Butter, Dairy Maid 32c Home grown potatoes, peck ... .30c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--Thesu representative quotations were obUlnt-a oy calling several downtown fioco? store*. CHICAGO CASH GRAIN. CHICAGO, March 8. l;TT--Wheat, No. 3 ed. (smutty) 84K=; corn. No. 3 mixed 8«c; No. 4 mixed 48c: No. 2 yellow 48«® 9C; No. 3 yellow 48SP48%c; No. 2 white 0%®51c: No. 2 white (old) 51%c; No. 3 bite 49tt@50c; sample grade (old) 47c; ats, No. 1 white 35c; No. 2 white 34® 6'.ic; No. 3 white 33«634c: No. 4 white 0@32%c; sample grade 3Hac; no rye; bar- ·y 504P80C; timothy seed $7.25®7.50 cwt.; loved seed $11@13.75 cwt. Lard, tierces, $6.45; loose lard $6.45; btl- es 58.12. CHICAGO PBODUCE. CHICAGO, March 8. .ipv--Butter, 9,627, firmer; creamery, specials (93 score) 27® %c; extras (92) 263ic: eitra firsts (8091) 25%(S26Jlc; firsts (88-89) 24%@S5J4c: seconds (88-87) 23Bc; dUmdardi (90 centralized carlots) 26ViC. Eggs, 16,454,' easy, prices unchanged. MasonCityCrain THURSDAY CHAIN CLOSE. CHICAGO, March 8. (.TV- .86S .86% .87 4 .3014 .52% .54% .33% .34 .34 H .59 S .60% .45% .47% C.65 6.67 6.87 .85 .86 .MM .32 .54 .32 5i .33 U .33 S . .6054 .45 .47 6. CO 6.65 6.S2 Close .80% .86 .87 Vi .50% .52% .54 S .33S .34 .34;; .59% -60JS .62% .45% -47U 6.65 6.67 6.87 8.15 8.45 THURSDAY GRAIN OPES. CHICAGO, March 8. UP!-- May July Sept CORN-May July sept OATS-May 'uly SepL RYE-- fay ....... 'uly Sept BARLEY-May July LARD-May July ....... Sept, BELLIES-May July Open Today . .86iS . .85« . , . 8 8 % . .50% . .52H . ,54!i . .33% . .33«t Close Close Yesterday year Ago .86% Bank Holiday .85% .86% " .5014 .52?; " ··· MM, .3854 » ·.33?i " " .33% " " 6.65 «.70 6.90 8.15 8.45 KANSAS C1XT GRAIN. KANSAS CITY. March 8. W!--Wheat: 91 cars: '4c lower to ^4c higher. No. 2 dark hard 83%c; No. 3, S0%@83c; No. 2 hard 80@-8254c; No. 3, 80»4@8Jiic; No. 2 red 80@53%c nominal; No. 3, 79@83c nom- nal. Cora: 33 cars; %c lower to %c higher: No. 2 white 46%@46c; No. 3. 45%@46Hc nominal; No. 2 yeliow 45%@46%c nominal: tfo. 3, 45@45%c nominal: No. 2 mixed 45 ©45V.C nominal; No. 3, 44i4@45c nominal. Oats: 1 car; unchanged to ^c lower; No. 2 white 33M.@34c nominal; No. 3, 33® c nominal. MASON' CITY, March 8.-Quotations bj E. G. Mono Eggs (current receipts) 12c Heavy hens, 4% Ibs. and over . .lOc CHICAGO POULTRV. CHICAGO, March 8. ITU--Poultry, live, 26 trucks, firm, prices unchanged. PRODUCE FETCHES. CHICAGO, March 8. CP)--Egg futures closed: Storage packed lirsts March 17%c; relrlgerator standards October 20 c. Butter futures closed: Fresh standards June 2354c; storage standards March 23.4c; storage standards November 25%c. Potato lutures closed: Idaho russets March 52; Idaho russets April 52.15. NEW YORK PRODUCE NEW YORK, March 8. LP--Butter 13,216, Irregular. Creamery, extra (92 score) 274c; other grades unchanged. Eggs 27,543, Irregular. Mixed colors, special packs or selections Irom Iresh receipts 19@20}ic; standards and commercial standards ISVic; firsts 17^4c; seconds 16%c; mediums, 39 Ibs., and dirties No. 1, 42 Ibs., 16}4{618?ic: average checks 16c. NEW YORK POULTRY. NEW YORK, March 8. (/P)--Dressed poultry o.ulct, unchanged. Live poultry weak. Broilers, express 10®-15c; fowls, freight 15 @17c; express 15@18c; turkeys, express unquoted; other freight and express unchanged. HIDES, WOOL Quotations Furnished bj WoH Brm., Inc., 308 Fifth street Soutbwwt. HIDES Horsehides $1.75 Cured · eef hides 5%c Green beef hides 4c WOOL No. 1 clean bright 24c Ib. Semibright 23c !b. Rejects 19c Ib. WOOI, MARKET. BOSTON, March 8. UK--V. S. department of agriculture-Scattered transactions of fair volumt wer« closed In the wool market, but most sales were of rather small quantities. The finet territory wools received the bulk of the call. Average French combing staple wools were In the most active In 64s and finer territory lines with prices holding . firm at mostly 82-84 cents scoured basis. Some demand was received on strictly combing 583, 60, % blood territory wool at 82-85 cents scoured basis. Market Notes By TICKER TAPE OMAHA CHAIN. OMAHA, March 8. (.TV-Wheat: Dark hard No. 1, Sic; hard No. 3, TSKc; No. 5, 76c; spring No. 1. SQc. Corn: white No. 2. 43c; yellow No. 2, %@!2c; No. 3, 41%c. Oats: No trading reported. MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN. MINNEAPOLIS, March 8. (.7)--Wheat 53 cars, 33 a year ago; lie higher; cash: No. 1 northern 85y»@8SVic; No. 1 dark northern 15 p«r cent protein 86y 4 @89y,c; 14 per cent protein 86K@89%c; 13 per cent protein 86tt(g89Vic; 13 per cent protein 86%® 89c; No. 1 dark hard Montana 14 per cent protein 86%@88iic; to arrive aeUIPSSVic; No. 1 amber durum S1.06}ig1.12 : ii; No. 2 amber durum $1.05=i@l.ll%; No. 1 red durum 82araS4«c; May SSllc; July-83-4.C; September S3»c- Corn No. 3 yellow 42@43%c. Oats No, 3 white 31@32c. Miscellaneous POTATO MAKKET CHICAGO, March 8- UF--U. S. department of agriculture-Potatoes 138, on track 303, total U. S. shipments 714; "weak, supplies liberal, demand and trading slow; sacked per cwt.: U. a. No. 1, Wisconsin round whites few sales S1.70@1.75; Minnesota Red river Chios J1.60@1.7Q: partly graded $1.40®1.5Q; Idaho russets ?2@2.05; Colorado McClures burlap sacks $2.15; new stock steady; supplies moderate, demand and trading moderate; Florida bushel crates bliss triumphs MINNEAPOLIS FLOUR, MINNEAPOLIS, March K. (/P--Flour lOc lower. Carload lots, family patents $7.05® 7.15 £ bartfl in 9S Ib. cotton sacks. Shipments 25.S09. Pure bran $17.50S?1S. Standard middlings $16^16.50. NEW YORK SUGAR. NEW YORK, March 8- (,TV-IUw sugar quiet today and no sales reported. Futures advanced 1 point. Keiined unchanged at 4.50c for fine granulated. UPTURN SHARED BY ALL CLASSES Top Hits $4.75 With Balk of Good Offering* $4.25 uid Up. CHICAGO, March 8. UP)--The pressure of abridged supplies had its effect on the hog market today and prices advanced fully 10 cents. The top was ?4.75 with the bulk of desirable offerings selling from $4.25 upward. ·Receipts were more nearly in line with a week ago and were aa estimated yesterday, head fewer than although 8,000 year ago. All classes sared the upturn in price. Outside markets reported receipts a little heavier than a week ago, but well under a year ago. Prices ranged from steady to 10 and 15 cents higher. Cattle trade was more active, although uneven, with prices generally steady to 15 cents higher. No choice yearlings were present and the best here sold for $7.16. It was mostly a »5 to 16.25 market. Sheep and lambs were slow with trading of small proportions. Receipts were fairly liberal with holders asking steady prices or around $9.25 for best fat lambs. Most bids were $5 and below. Aged sheep were about steady. Mason City Livestock Contest to Be March 17. GARNER, March 8.--The Hancock spelling contest will be held here in the high school auditorium March, 17, according to J. R. Baggs, county superintendent of schools. The Garner Lions club has donated $10 to be used as prizes in the county contest. Electric power production soared to the highest level In Dearly six months to record the beat year-to-year gain since 1929 in the week ended March 3, according to Edison Electric Institute. Output was stepped up to 1,858,000,000 kilowatt hours, a level not equaled since the weeK ended Sept. 16, last, lor a gain ot 16.5 per cent over the corresponding week last year. Not since the week ended July 6, 1929, hfli as great an Increase over the previous year been shown. Production a year ago was 1,422,675,000 kilowatt hours. In the week ended Feb. 24 institute figures placed out-turn at 1.644,465,000 units, up 15.5 per cent irom 1933, white a week earlier a total or 1,640,951,000 .held an advantage of 11.6 per cent over last year. The major portion of last week's gains were reported In the central Industrial region, the west central division and the southern states, the areas hardest hit by bank- Ing troubles a year ago. Output in the Chicago district dropped oil slightly during the week to a total of 102,- S09.00U kilowatt hours, a gain of 13.4 per cent over 1933. In the preceding seven day period, commonwealth Edison company figures showed production of 102,830,000 units, 14 per cent over 1933. HARVESTER REDUCES LOSS International Harvester company reports net loss of 51,886,257 for the year ended Dec. 31, 1933, compared with loss of $7,582,879 lor 1932. Strong licancial position of the company was maintained during the year with consolidated balance sheet as of Dec. 31, 1933, showing current assets ol 5232,328,864 and current liabilities of $19,506,451 compared with $232,978,711 and 516,702,071, respectively, a year earlier. Total sales volume in 1933 was sllshtiy more than 5 per cent greater than In 1932, according to Addis E. McKlnstry, president. Economies In operating and distribution costs effected In 1933 account In large measure for the Improved showing, he said. Current assets at the end ot 1933 Included $27,034,528 cash, $25.652,871 United States government securities and 59,143,318 oUier marketable securities, while a year ago cash was S32.927.483, government securities 520,443,553, and other marketable securities 53.493,431. EARNINGS FLASHES Stewart-Warner corporation reports net loss of $1,791,060 for 1933. Company reported net loss ol $2,445,197 lor 1932, but on same accounting basis used in 1933 loss in 1932 would have been 53,417,471. February sales were 11,284,776, rise ol 149 per cent over 1033 mcnth. Walgreen company February sales were $4.079,759 against 53,248,371 in the same 1933 month, a gsla of 22.S per cent. First T wo months sales were up 21.3 per cent Irom last year. National Tea company sales In four weeks ended Feb. 24 were $4,735,402 against $4,650,848 last year, a gain ol 1.8 per cent. Eight weeks' sales ended the same date were off 5.2 per cent Nlles Bemcnt Pond and subsidiaries 1933 net loss was 5276,642 against $463,493 net loss in 1932. Sales ol S. H, Kress and company lor February totaled 55.083,475 against $3,895.802 last year, a 30.5 per cent gain. Two months' Bales were up like amount. MASON COT. March 8.-HOGS Unchanged. Best sorted light: 200-240 $4.10 Best medium weight butchers 240-260 $4.00 Best heavy butchers 260-300 . $3.80 Befit prime heavy butchers .. 300-350 $3.60 Best packing sows, smooth .. 300-350 $3.20 B'est heavy sows, smooth .. 350-400 $3.10 Best big heavy sows, smooth 450-500 $3,00 Light llghti, fair to good, (140, 160, 180) $3.00, $3.40, J3.60 CATTLE Choice young steers .. 900-1,000 $4,75-5.50 Medium to good yearling steers .... 900-1,000 $3.75-4 75 Choice com led steers 1,000-1,200 $4.50-5.25 Medium to good corn led steers 1,000-1.200 $3.75-4.50 Low grade steers .. $2.50-3.110 Fair heilers 600-800 $2.75-3.JO Good hellers 600-800 $3.50-4.00 Choice to prime hellers 600-800 $4.00-4.50 Butchers cows, lair to good .. .$2.00-2.50 Good to choice cowa ,.$2.50-2.75 Choice to prime cowa $2.75-3.00 inferior canners 75-1.00 Fair to good cannen $1.25-1.50 Good cutter cows $1.50-2.00 Common to talr bulls $1.75-2.25 Fair to good heavy bulls $2.00-2.25 Good to cfcoice bulls $2.25-5.75 Good to choice calves, 130-190 $5.00-5.50 Medium to good calves, 130-190 $4.00-5.00 Inferior and common calves .. .13.00 down LAMBS Choice lambs 70-90 J7.7S-8.35 Medium to good lamba ... 70-80 $6.75-7.76 Buck lambs $1 under jrade. Quotations subject to market Itactuatlom. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO, March 8. UPI--U. S. department ol agriculture-HOGS 15,000 including 4,000 direct; Uve, fully 10 cents higher than Wednesday; ISO to 290 Ibs. $4.50@4.70; top $4.75; pigs $2.50@3.50; packing sows $3.65@4: Ughl light good and choice 140 to 160 Ibs. {3.50 84.40; light weight 180 to 200 Ibs. $4.10® 4.70; medium weight 200 to 250 Ibs. S4.50SP 4.75; heavy weight 250 to 350 Ibs. $4.259 4.70; packing sows medium and good 275 to 550 Ibs. $3.50®4.10; pigs good and choice 100 to 130 Ibs. $2.50@3.50. CATTLE 5,000, calves 2,500; led steers and yearlings rather slow, but strong to 15 cents higher; medium weight and weighty steers sharing advance;'all cows and hellers getting better action at strong to unevenly higher prices; strictly choice yearlings ib- sent; best $7.15; mostly $5@6.25 market: prime 1.600 Ibs. steers bringing $6; slaughter catue and vealers, steers good and choice 550 to 900 Ibs. $6@7.65; 900 to 1,100 Ibs. !6@7.65; 1,100 to 1,300 Ibs. $5.50@7.50 1,300 to 1,500 Ibs. $4.75@7.25: common ant medium 550 to 1,300 Ibs. 53.75@6; hellers good and choice 550 to 750 Ibs. $5®6.50 common and medium $3.50@5; cows good $3.50(g»4.25; common and medium $2.75® 3.50; low cutter and cutter $1.50@2.75: bulls (yearlings excluded) good (beel) $3.25@3.75; cutter common and medium $2.50@3.35: vealers good and choice $5.50@6.25; med- um $4.75@5.50; cull and common $3.50@ 4.75; stocker and lecder cattle, steers good and choice 500 to 1,050 Ibs. $4.50@5.75; common and medium $3.25@4.75. SHEEP 10,000; lat lambs opening slow, around steady with uneven trade Wednesday; toppy kinds Irequently held above $9.25 with opening bids downward to $9 and .be- ow; sheep steady; lew native ewes upward to $5@5.50; lambs, 90 Ibs. down, good and choice, $8.50@9.35; common and medium S7®8.65; 90 to 98 Ibs., good and choice, $8 @9.25; ewes, 90 to-150 Ibs., good and choice, $4@5.60; all weights, common and medium, 53O4.50. SIOUX CITY LIVESTOCK. SIOUX CITY, March 8. IS?)--U, B. department ol agriculture-CATTLE 2,000; better grade beel steers Improved for Park. CLARKSVILLE, March 8. -- A group of 10 CWA workmen will begin cleaning up the grove back of the cemetery for a public park. A tennis court and kittenball diamond will occupy another part of the grounds. Hog Markets IOWA HOGS Hog; prices at Iowa markets Thursday: WATERLOO--Prime hogs 180 to 240 Ibs. $3.8094.10; 240 to 260 lb. $3.80@4.10; 260 to 300 lb». ?3.cW3.°C; 300 to 350 IDs. 13-id 03.70; good packers $3.15®3.35. OTTUMWA--Alt grades 5 cents higher; 140 to 1«0 Ibs. $2.70; 160 to 180 Ibs. $3.70; 180 to 220 Ibs. $4.25; 220 to 240 Ibs. $4.25; 340 to 260 Ibl. $4.05; 260 to 280 Ibs. (3.95; 280 to 310 Ibs. $3.85: 310 to 350 lb. $3.70; over 350 Ibs. $3.3003.60: packers under 350 Ibs. 13.13S3.45; packers 350 to 450 Ibi. $3.053)3.35; packers over 500 Ibs. $2.85® 3.15: thin packers $2.45 and down. CEDAR KAPIDS--Prime hogs 180 to 200 Ibs. $3.85; 200 to-240 Ibs. $3.95: 240 to 260 Ibs. $3.90: 260 to 280 Ibs. $3.85; 280 to 300 IbS. $3.75; 300 to 320 Ibs. $3.65; 320 to 340 Ibs. $3.55; good packers to 350 Ibs. $3.20; to 400 Ibs. $3.10; to 450 Ibs. $3.00; to 500 Ibs. $2.90. Com--Unchanged. DES MOINES--10-lSc higher; 120 to ICO tb«. $2.25@3.75; 100 to 300 Ibs. $3.75®3.90; 300. to 400 Ibs. $333.50. AUSTIN HOQ MABKJST. AUSTIN, March 8--Choice light light, 140 to 160 Ibs., $3,45: choice lights. 160 to 180 Ibs., $3.80; choice medium. 180 to 250 Ibs., $4.10: choice heavy butcher. 250 to Z90 Ibs., S4.05: 290 to 350 Ibs.. $3.80; 350 Ibs. and up $3.70; choice packers, 275 to 350 11»., $3.35; 350 to 425 Ibs., $3.25; 425 to 550 lb«. and up $3.10; jt»ga $2.60; Bigs $2.10. COMBINED HOG BECEIPTS. DBS MOINES. March 8. (JtV-U. S. department of Agriculture-Combined hoe receipts at 22 concentration yards and 7 packing planU located In interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended at I a. m. today were 18,100 compared with 16,100 a week ago and 31,900 a year ago. Fairly active, 5-10c higher than Wednesday on light Md medium welRhta but numerous heavy butchers up 15c or more; loading comparatively liberal. Quotations follow: Light lights 140 to ISO Ibs., good and choice, $3®3.90; llgnt weights. 160 to 180 Ibs., $3.50(94.25; 180 to 200 Ibs. $4.10®4.35; medium weights SOO to 220 Ibs. $4.1084.35; 220 to 250 IbB. $4{D 4.35; heavy weights 250 to 290 Ibs. $3.90® 4.30; 290 to 350 Ibs. $3.6018)4.15; packing sows 275 to 350 lt»., good, $3.20®3.65; 350 to 425 Ibs. 53.10S3.50; 425 to 550 Ibs. S3© 3.40. STOCKS RALLY IN FINAL HOUR Iriik Upturn Comet After Show of Irregularity in Early Trade. NEW YORK, March 8. UP-locks rallied briskly in the last our today following earlier irregularity. Declines of fractions to around a point were replaced by imilar advances. U. S. Smelting ose 4 points. International Nickel ained 2 and American Telephone, Case and Johns-Manville a point or more each. Aircraft shares retained substantial part of initial ad- ances of 1 to 3. Transfers approximated 1,600,000 shares. There was an early but brief upward flurry in the aviation stocks n the news that the airmail is to e returned to private carriers. Most other equity groups failed to ollow and in the early afternoon jiildly easier tendencies prevailed among leading shares. Traders ap- eared to be waiting for further mpulses from the Potomac. Grains, cotton and other commodities generally held to a re- tricted range. Silver and rubber vere a trifle firmer. II. S. government securities continued to ad- ance, but other bonds were mixed. ollar rates were virtually static. steers, fully steady; plainer grades and other classes little change; good to choice 1300 to 1350 Ib. steers {5.25815.50; good light 1 weights held around 56; common to medium yearlings $3,50®5.50; desirable heifers S4l8 5: common down to S3 and less; Beef cows $2.50@3.30; low cutter to cutter grades $1.25@2.25; common and medium bulls J2.25W2.75; common itocker «teers around $3- late Wednesday food 1086 Ib. steers $6.25; calves 2.100; strictly choice $5@6; medium grades down to $4. HOGS 5,000; fairly active, lights and butchers mostly 10-15C higher; packing sows 5-lOc higher; good to choice 170 to 210 Ibs. $4 20614.25; top $4-25; better 250 to 325 Ibs $3.90@4.!0; desirable 140 to 170 Ibs. i3.25ffM.25; packing sows largely J3.40SP 3.70; slaughter piss mostly $2.5041:3; average cost Wednesday S3.89; weight 215. 'SHEEP 500; frest receipts light but salable supply Includes 14 loads fed lambs; one load fed ewes held over from Wednesday; no early bWs or sate slaughter lambs; undertone about steady; severs asking stronger or above $8.50 on best natives and up to 19 on desirable fed lambs. KANSAS CII1' WESTOCK. KANSAS CITY, March 8. 13 1 )--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 2.000; ao directs; mostly lOc higher than Wednesday's average; top $4.30 on choice 180 to 230 Ibs.; good and choice, 140 to 160 Ibs J3.35lS4.15; 180 to 180 Ibs. S3.85 @4.30; 180 to 200 Ibs. $4.15®4.30; 200 to 220 Its $4.15@4.30; 220 to 250 Ibs. $4.15 250 to 290 Ibs. S4.10O4.25: 290 to 350 Ibs. $3.90014.15; packing sows 275 to 550 Ibs. $3.25@3.75. CATTLE 2,000: calves 500; killing Classen ol cattle steady to strong; stockers and leeders slow and steady: good led yearlings 56; steers, good and choice, 550 to 900 Ibs. $5 501J6.85- 900 to 1100 Ibs. $5.40®6.85; 1100 to 1300 Ibs. $5@6.75; 1300 to 1500 Ibs. 54.75(316.40; common and medium, 550 Ibs, up $3 flO@5.50; hellers, good and choice, 550 to 900 Ibs., $4.50(56: common and medium 550 to 900 Ibs., 53S4.60: cows, good, $3 25@3.75; common and medium $2.35B 3 25- low cutter and cutter $1.25®2.35: veslers (milk fed) medium to choice $3.50® 6 50- cull and common $2.505)3.50; stocker and lecder steers, good and choice (all weights) $4.25fii'3.75: common and medium (all weights) $?.75®4.50. SHEEP 4,500; no wooled early; ocening bids weak to 25c lower; if Ib Texas spring lambs 510.50: Iambs, good and choice (x) 90 Ibs. down $8.25®8; common and medium, 90 Ibs. down. $6.50(5! 8.25; good and choice (x) 90 to 98 Ibs. »8ijj 9- yearling wethera, medium to choice, 90 to 110 Ibs.. S5.50{S8; ewes, good and choice, 90 to 150 Ibs. S4@5-40. ( t ) Quotations based on ewes and weth- ers, IJVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO. March 8. ;p)--Official mated rece^its tomorrow: Cattle, hogs, 14,000; sheep, 9,000. estl- 2,000; CHICAGO, March 8. I.1V-U. S. department o£ agriculture--Representative sales. , and yearlings moderately active, firm: · others mostly, steady; fat she stock steady; stockers and feeders scarce: good 825 Ib. yearlings S6.15; good 1332 Ib. bullocks 55.50; bulk 55.50 down; few good heifers S5: most cows $2.75(83.25; low cutters and cutters chiefly Sl.50g2.25; small lots good light stackers $4.25®4.50. HOGS 7,000; -fairly active to shippers, mostly steady to strong; packers bidding fully sleady; top J4.15; early bulk better grade ISO to 300 Ib. weights 54®4.15; good 140 to 170 Ib. weights 53.25@4: sows mostly S3.50SJ3.60; feeder pigs 52-50 down. SHEEP 2,000: nothing done early on fed lambs; buyers talking weak to slightly lower or around 58.75 down; other classes scarce, quoted about steady; late Wednesday 15-25C lower; top 58.85. OMAHA LIVESTOCK. OMAHA. March S. C.W--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 6.500: fairly active, averaging mostly lOc higher: bulk good to choice 190 to 290 Ibs. $4.10(84.20, top 54.25 Jor about two loads choice 230 to 260 Ibs.; some medium grades down to 54: few lots 290 to 325 Ibs. 54.10g4.10; 140 to 180 Ins. $3.25®*; packing sows S3.40@3.60; stags 52.50®3; average cost Wednesday 53.86, weight 235. CATTLE 3,500; ca'ves 300: fed steers and yearlings slow, steady: she stock mostly steady; bulls and vealers steady to string; stockers and feeders scarce, steady; fed steers and yearlings mostly S4.50@5.75; few yearlings 5606.35; some held slightly higher but no strictly choice loads here; few lots heifers 54.25S5.25: bulk beef cows 52.65@3.25; few lots $3.30@3.50; cutter grades $1.50^2,50; medium bulls 52.50® 2.75; practical top vealers 55.50, few S6; few lots light stockers and stock calves S4.25W5.25. SHEEP 6,000. Including 1184 head direct and 666 head through; early bids on lambs around seady: asklst; stronger; sheep unchanged: no 'feeders Included: early sales fed wooled lambs SS.50^8-75; best held above 59; fresh shorn lambs old S6.75, asking around 57: best ewes here 55.25. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK. SOUTH ST. PAUL. March 8. UP--U. S. department of agriculture-CATTLE 2.000; fairly active on fed Representative Sales Heavy-34 317 59 295 83 278 74 252 Mediums-239 87 221 91 218 92 202 Light Lights-58 143 969 1271 1420 1582 1538 1065 1291 HOGS. Lights-4.40 70 197 4.00 59 186 4.60 74 177 4.70 86 "2 4.70 4.75 44 4.75 4.65 CATTLE. Hellers- 7.15 12 32 11 980 16 725 CowS-- 7.00 6.40 6.00 5.35 5.00 4.75 755 720 Fed Westerns-140 181 230 200 200 200 85 90 S3 92 1300 1X24 936 780 SHEEP. Native 3-ambs- 9.25 17 87 9.25 31 86 Ewes-4 114 7 128 24 142 9.15 8.10 9.00 9.00 4.70 4.60 4.50 4.40 4.10 3.73 6.2: 6.00 5.2! 4.51 4.01 3.25 2.5C 2.0C 9.0i 8.7 5.50 5.2 5.0 Junior High Teams of Conference Play in Tourney Contest, FOREST CITY, March 8.--Th junior high teams of the north low conference will play a tournamen in Forest City on Friday and Sat urday of this week. Clear Lake an Forest City meet Friday afternoo at 4 o'clock. That evening at 7:3 Britt and Buffalo Center play an at 8:30 Lake Mills and Gamer meel At 2 o'clock Saturday afternoo Belmond, which drew a bye in th first round, will play the winner o the Britt-Buffalo Center game an at 3 o'clock the winners of the othe 'two games meet. Saturday evening at 7:30 the con solation game will be played an at 8:30 the championship game wi start. The tournament will be Kel in the high school gymnasium Forest City. HEW 5TOKK, March 8. (.TV-Curb stocks ollowed a generally narrow path today, here waj some activity at the opening, ut the market Quickly lapsed Into dullness ind trading was largely confined to the sually active favorites, with group move- ents indistinct. A handful of specialties moved away from he rest of the list. Singer Manufacturing alned 3 points or so. For such leaders as Electric B'ond and hare, American Gas, Sherwin Williams, win and company. Cord corporation and aluminum of America fluctuations from Vednesday'a closing were of minor conse- uence. Metal issues traded in light volume t steady quotations Hiram Walker. In the liquor division, was Irm but inactive. » Curb Market Bond Market NEW YORK, March 8. UH--B. S. Eovern- aent securities again had the distinction urlng the early trading of being the only roup in the bond market to show anything ke uniformity In upward trend. Corporate Ivislons had a fair number of gainers, but JIB general tone, as In recent sessions, was arked by indecision and irregularity. Federal iisues appeared favorably influ- uced by the relatively small volume of the resisury's March IS financing, which was mlted to approximately J460.000.0oo of cer- ificates of Indebtedness maturing on that ate. . Both treasury and Liberty loans were Igher from tlie start, with the former im- rovlng most substantially. Early gains in he treasury's ranged from 3-32S to 13-32s f a point while Liberty issues rose 2-32s to -32s High grade corporate Issues held wel ·within a narrow range, 'while secondar oans followed an uneven course under lim- Trading was slow in the foreign divisions. U. S. BOND QUOTATIONS. NEW YORK. March 8. l.P)--United States government bonds closed: Liberty 3%s 102.19. Liberty First 4',ls 103.2. Liberty Fourth 4tts 103.18. Treasury 4VS3 47-52 110. Treasury 4s 44-54 106. Treasury 3%s 40-43 June 101.18. Treasury 3«s 46-49 99.28. Treasury 3s 51-55 9S.9. Lamson Brothers Market Letter :leghany Che ft Dy« 100 Vi m Can 100% m ft For Pow 10% Pow * Lt 9% Steel Fdrs 21% m Sugar 52 il T ft T 121 !4 m Tob B 70^ m Water Wks 20 VI naconda 15% tchison tl Eel uburn elation Corp 4 0 fernsdall etidlx eth Stl ordens org Warn urr Add anada Dry ana Pac ase hes ft 0 K W hlc Gt W pld 10 M S P P M S P P pi R I * P irysler ol G ft E omwlth Sou ons Gas ons Oil ontl can onU Ins ontl Mot orn Prod urtlss Wr cere pld u Pont astman I Pow ft Lt ox Film A Teeport Tex MARKET REVIEW Batter--All grades of fresh butter an higher today while storage is unchanged. Ems--While the whole list of cash egg quotations remains unchanged the tone lr generally easier today. Comment: It looks as though we mtgh get a generally easier market for iiotn jutter and eggs lor a few days but wouli not- be inclined to lollow it very lar. Bxpec fairly good support on setbacks. GRAIN Wheat--There was further moderat liquidation in grain today and It was sufficient In the thin market to carry wheat and oats into new low ground on the curren movement. Fair absorption on the dip anr some short covering Improved prices in th last hall hour, with the market experienc Ine oult! a rally in the last lew minutes o trading on news tnat Indicated the willing ness ot Fletcher to modify stock exchaug bill In several essential points. Aside Iron this outstanding development at Washing ton there was not much In the news to at tract attention. Favorable crop comment on wheat were received from the south ·west, reflecting Improvement Irom recen rains while complaints were In evideuc Irom the states east of the Mississippi rive due to the recent cold weather which caugh the crop without snow cover and has in creased fears ol more or less winter killing Com--May corn was given sullicient sup port early to keep it Irom moving Into new low ground and the market Ilnned to abov yesterday's close, when stocks and whea rallied near the close. Oats--There was nothing in the news t account lor the scattered liquidation i oats but that market took It fairly we and closed near yesterday's Ilnal figures Today's action In wheat Indicated a good undertone and the willingness ol the mar ket to respond to any constructive news, Changes Authorized in Absent Voter Law Announced in Effec DES MOLNES, March 8. (St-Changes authorized by the special assembly session in the absent vot ers law now are in effect and wi control absentee voting in the com ing Iowa municipal and school elec tions as well as in the primary an general elections, Mrs. Alex Mille secretary of state, said today. Under the new act the vote must cast an absentee ballot eithe personally or by mail prior to th day of the election and the audito or clerk has no authority to receh these ballots on election day. Another change is that the elec tor expecting to vote such a ballo must file his own application for' blank ballot, and no other perso may file a request for a ballot fo him. Stock List NEW YORK STOCKS. NEW YORK, March 8. UPI-final quotations. r RoduC 98 ii Kennecott Kresge Llg ft My S Loews Loose Wiles Lorlllard Maytg McKess ft Rob Mid cont Pet M K T Mo Fac Mont Ward Nash Natl Blsc Nat Cash Re A Nat £,«lry 13?i Nat Distill 28k- Nat Pow ft Lt N Y Cent N T N H * H No Amer No Pac Oliver Farm Oliver Farm pf 21U Packard 5=i Penlck ft Ford 39%' Penney 13 !4 Perm Phillips Pet Proc Gam Pullman R C A R K O Rcm Hand . Rep stl Eey Tob B Roy Dutch Sears Roe Shell U Skelly Socony Vac So Pac St Brands St G E St "Oll.'Cal St Oil N J Stew Warner . -., Stone ft web en! Am Trans 41?S studebaker Tex Corp Tex Gull Sul Tim Rol B Un Carb Un Pac Unit Air United Corp U S Ind Alco U S Rubber 30 8W 13 H 24% 17 icil T3H 4!i 54 A. 15 'A 2H 39 12% 78 te 30 ii 2 4% 08 86% 7% 14% 4531 en El ;en Foods : en Mtors illlette obel old Dust oodrlch loodyear Iran Paige ft Nor pfd ,\. West Sug [udson 11 Cent Harv nt Nick Can T T onus Manv 21% 3354 37% 11% 195S 16 37% 3li !9 27 JO 19% S3S 32 4054 17 «, 8% 7 12 « 12 4% 32-t 4) 12 37 =i 18Ti 19'.i 30 fi 59 66 « 31V, lTa 37% 55% .12 7i 22% 41 38 S 48'^ 10 " 28' 21 ?i 13 38 45?4 10' 38 35=1 44% 128 25:4 32'i IT s Steel Wabash Warner Pict 19',; 54% 4 6% 32Vi West El t MlJ 4° 41V1 Woolworth 51 27% Wriglcy 5B--:i 14 li Yel Tr S'i 57 CHICAGO STOCKS Cities Sen-ice Gt Lakes Air ^atz Drug Tellogg Switch .Ibby-McNeil Midwest Utll CHICAGO, March S. Ifi-- 3 1 32 3 'A 5 M W Ut 6 pfC Quaker Oats 115 S Rath Packing 25 Swift ft Co 16 M. Zenith 3% MIJfNEAFOLIS STOCKS. iriNNEAPOLIS, March 8. (vPl--Stocks losed: First Bank Stock 8. Northwest Bancorporatlon 5. INVESTMENT TRUSTS. (By the Associate Press) B'id and asked on March 8: orporate Tr Sh ......... . 2.05 orporate Tr Sh AA Mod . . 2.32 'orporate Tr Sh Ac Scr .. 1.98 lorporate Tr Ac Ser Mod . . 2.32 llvldend Sh ............. 1.22 Nationwide Sec ...... .... 3.41 nationwide Sec Vtc ...... 1.33 Amer Tr Sh ....... .. 1.85 Nor Amer Tr Sh 1955 Quarterly Inc Sh se'ected Am Eh Selected Cum Sh selected Income Sh uper Corp Am Tr A U S El L Pow A U S El L Pow B U S El I. ft Pow B Vtc 3.51 1.13 ..... . "1.35 2.U 6.S1 ..... 3.58 ..... 3.03 2.13 . .83 Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO. MBSOD City Office in Bagley- Becfe Building Telephone No. 'I NEW YORK CURB OCOTATIONS Amer Gas i El 25 Vi Humble Oil Am Sup Pow 3% Nlag Hud Ark Nat Gas A l4i NIdes-Bem-Pond ?an Marconi 3^i Pennroad Corp El Bd Sh 185i S 0 Ind Ford M ol Can 23 S 0 Ky Ford M of Eng 7U United Gas Hecla Mining 7 Un L P A Hud B II ft- S 12 =i CHICAGO STOCKS Bendlx Avi Cp 19% Cord Company 7 Ebrg-Wam Cp 25 Marshall Field l"i., Butler Bros llij Swift ft Co 16!i 41 6% 2814 16 '.i 3ti NEW Alaska Juneau Am Bank Note Am Car Fdy Am Roll's Mills Am Meta Am Ea fc S Co Am S Ee Co Am Tob Atlantic Ke Co Ar i Co B (111) Assoc Dry Gds Baldwin Lo Barnsdall Oil A Briggs Mfg Co B'est i Co Byers A M Co Calll Packing "om Credit Coml Solvents Cont Oil Cream ol Wht Cudahy Pack'g Curtiss Wr pfd Gr North'n Ore Hershey Ch Co Houst Oil (new) Indian Bel Kelvinator Corp 2814 45 70 ,i 3054 STi YORK STOCKS 20 }s Kroger Groc IS^B Lambert Co Liquid Carb Cp Muck Truck Mathieson Alk Hex Seab'd OH McKess Robb Otis Steel J C Penney Co PilSsbury Flour Pure Oil Co Purity Bak Cp Pub Ser of N J St Joseph Lead Simmons Co So Calif Edison Tide Wa Oil Co U S Ind Al Utll P t L A Vanadium Un Gas Imp Western Myid Warren Bro Co Western Union Worth'n Pump Wrigley Jr Co North Amer Av 13 S 8=i 15 ;i 32% 27* 24% 30% 27% 18T4 32% 45% 9% 13'i 515; 4S 3U 20Vi 30!26 % 27 i 35 35V'. 34H 7 67s 06 1A 21-i 13 16 38 23i; 20 isy. 11^ 53% 3'u 27 =i UVt 54 % 26 58% We Have Active Markets in Bonds and Stocks ol the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. United Light and Railway Co. Northern States Power Co, George A. Hormel Co. Jacob E. Decker Sons Get our quotations on all unlisted Bonds and Stocks before you sell. A. M. Schanke Company Telephone 1SOO Mason City, Iowa

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