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, EIGHTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 27 ·§ 1936 HOG AND CATTLE MARTS STRONGER SMALL SUPPLIES - IMPROVE TRADE Top for Hogs Gets Back to $10.50 on Receipts of 8,000 Head. CHICAGO, G3V-Hogrs and cattle markets developed strength Thursday as supplies were reduced, '- With packers seeking to stimulate consumer meat demand by cutting wholesale quotations and "receipts holding within modest fig- ·ures, the livestock trade has been - subjected to mixed influences so far this week. ~\ Thursday the scarcity of supplies "dominated the trade and cattle and "hogs were around 25 cents higher. "Only 8,000 fresh swine were re- 'ceived while the cattle run was only 4,000. ' The hog top got back to $10.50, 'with the bulk of medium weights going for 5-10.20 to 510.40. Sows ^Syere 10 to 15 cents higher. "'" Steers sold 50 to 75 cents above 'the low point in the past year, established on Monday. There was ' Tittle beef available but shippers paid up to $11 in early rounds for "best weighty bullocks while local "buyers cleaned up the light steer and she stock run. Fat lambs were weak to 25 cents lower. All classes of wholesale meats are selling at the low point of the year. 'Packers quotations have declined around a cent a pound recently on .beef, veal and lamb cuts and fresh pork has dropped to the lowest point since fall. Hog Markets .MIDWEST HOGS Hop prices at midwest markets Thursday: CKDAJt JUFIUS-- Hogs 150-160 Ibs. $8.SO ft'S.75; 100-170 Its. $S."0@S.P5: 170-180 Jbs. -SS.90^9.15; 180-250 lb?. $9.30ff9.35: 250270 Ibs. $9.20(^9.49; 270-290 Ibs. $9.05 9.30; 290-325 IbS. 18.90^9.15: 320-350 IbS. 58-75^9; Rood packers 260-350 Ibs. S8.W S.55; 300-425 IbS, $8.1Q@8.3S; 425-500 Ibs, $7.90®8.15; 500-550 Ibs. $7.70(7.95. WATIiKLOO--Hog* 5-1U cents nig. Good to choice 140-100 IDs. $8.355)8.65- 150160 Ibs. $8.60®8.90; 160-180 Iba. 59.10(5) 9-40; 180-250 IbS. J9.35@9.65; 250-290 Ibs. $9.25@9.55; 290-325 IbS. 59.05(3'9.35; 325330 Ibs. 58.90@9.2U; packing sows 275-350 . $3.35@'8.65; 350-435 425-550 tfas, $8018.30, s. ?8.15(58.45 0TXUMWA--Hogs 15c higher; 140 to 150 Ibs. $8.4508.75; 150 to 1GD Iba. J8.75iit'9.05; 160 to 150 Ibs, S9.05@9.3S; ISO to 250 Ibs 59.35^9.65; 250 to 270 Ibs. $9.25@9.55; 270 lo 290 IbS. $9.18Hi'9.45; 290 to 325 Iba. 58.95 ®9.2rv; 3'i5 lo 350 IbS. S8.855i9.15; 350 10 -100 IDS. S8.G5©8.95; packers 275 to 350 S8.358.65; packers 350 to 423 Ib?. J8-1 S.4S; packers 425 to 450 Ibs. S7.9S@8.25. Ai:.$TIN--13c Higher; Rood to choice, 180 lo 250 Ibs. $9.Z. r ».9.QS; 250 In 290 Ibs. «.1S ttt.9.45: 290 to 350 Ibs. S8.90f-i,9.20; packing sows. =ood, 275 to MU Ibs, $7.fl3tt COMBINKP HOG PES MOINES, ur;-- U. S. iicparimcnt 01 agrl culture-Combined hog receipt at 20 concentration yards and 9 packing plants located in Interior Iqw'a and .southern Minnesota lor the 2i hour period ended at 8 a. m. Thursday were 9.800 compared with 29,500 a week ago and 23,200 a year ago. Market 5c lo 15c mostly 10c to 15c than early Wednesday; spots on heavy butchers only slightly stronger; slow at the advance; loading continued light. Quotations follow: Light lights 140 to 260 bs., Rood und choice, .58.50^9.^0; light i-elyhts, 160 to ISO lb?., $9(L'fl.6U; 180 to 200 Ibs. S9.40ffi9.90; medium weights 200 W 2'2U Ibs. ?9.40fa'9.90; 220 lo 250 Ibs, S9.-tO(9.90; heavy weights 200 to 290 Ibs, $9.20@9.75; 350 Ibs. SS-SS^ 9.35; packing sows 27a to 425 IDS,, good, 5S.40iiiS.85: 3yO lo 425 Ibs. SS.20@8.65; 425 to 550 Ihs. $S@8.00. Mason City Livestock MASON CITY--For Thursday. HOGs ,-Five to 10 cents higher. light lights 140-160 lights 160-180 Good light butchers 180-250 Good med, wt. butchers 250-270 Good mcd. wt. butchers 270-290 Good haevy butchers Good heavy butchers Good heavy butchers Good packing sown . Good heavy sows » » . CTood big by. sows .... Good big hy. sows 550 290-325 325-350 350-400 275-350 350-425 425-550 tnd up SS.60-8.90 S8.95-y.25 $9.25-9.55 S9.10-9.40 59.00-9.30 $8.80-9,10 58.90-9 00 $8.45-8.7; S8-25-8.5; S8.05-S.35 57.90-8.20 S~.70-S.00 "· (The above is a 10:30 truck hog lor good anfl choice hogs. The difference price Is for abort and long haul hogs.) CATTLE. Steers, good to choice .......... Steers, medium to good. ...... Steers, fair to medium ....... Heifers, good to choice ..... . Heifers, medium to good ...... . Keifers, common to medium -- . - Cows, good to choice . ....... Cows, fair to good ........... ·Co\vs, cutters ................. Cows, canners ..... .......... .BUlis, heavy .................... .Bulls, Ji'ght ...................... Calves, gd, and choice 130-190 Calves, med. to good 130-190 Calves, infer, to com, 130-190 S 7,75- 8.75 $ 6.00- 7.50 S 4.50- 6.00 $ 5.5U- 6.50 5 4.75- 5.50 S 4.00- 4.75 S 4.50- 5.25 54.00-4.50 53.25-3.75 $ 3.00- 3.25 S 4.75- 5.75 S 4.00- 4.75 S 7.00- 7.51) S 5.50- 6.50 $ 5.50 down S 7.50- 8.50 $ 6-00- 7.00 $ 4-50- fi.sti S 4.50 down Yearling-, med. to good 70-90 S 5.00- 7.00 Yearlings, lair to medium .... 5 4.00- 5.00 Culls ............ , ............ S 4.00 down Native ewes, good to choice ... S 2.75- 4.00 Cull ewes ............ ........ S 1.50- 2.50 Bucks ....... . ____ ... ........ 5 1.00- 2.50 Wethers, 2 years old ..... . ..... S 6.00- 7.00 Wethers, poor to best ... ...... $ 4.00- 7.00 · -Buck lambs ?1 less. -- No dork on ta.ro.bs. , Quotations subject to market fluctuations. 0-90 . Lambs, good to choice . . iambs, medium to good Lambs, fair to medium Common to fair ..... ........ . "Yearlings, good to choice 70-90 S 7.00- 9.00 CHICAGO LIVESTOCK '" {Thursday Market) -. CHICAGO, JP--U. S. department of agriculture-- HOGS S.OOO; including 2,000 direct; around 2oc higher than Wednesday's average; so«'s 101i'15c higher; top 510,50; bulk 380 to 250 IlJS. $10.201$ 10.40; 250 .to 310 ]bs. largely S9-S5@10.25; better grade 140 to 170 Ibs. S9.73@10.35; few sows SS.fS 9.25. CATTLE 4,000; calves 1,000; meager rue active and generally 25c higher; steers 505JJ ?5c higher than Monday's low time; not much beef in run; shippers after weighty Bullocks and local large and small buyers taking light steers, heifers and cows; best Bteers $11; several loads weighty bullock: §9.40^)10.50; bulk $7.35©S.50; heifers $7.76 down; generally 25c higher; weighty sausage "bulls up tq $6.50; cutter cows 54.75 down ia S3.75; vealers S9 down, mostly 58 @S SHEEP 14,000-, fat Iambs slow, weak to 25c lower compared with uneven trade Wcd- ·nesday; sheep weak; feeding lambs steady; cood. 'to choice fed western lambs upward 1" 59.50 and 59,65; choice medium weights to shippers $0.75: scattered native ewes $4 $··*', desirable 70 to 76 lb. feeding and shear- Ing lambs $9.5Q@B.SO. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK. (Thursday Market) SOUTH ST. PAUL, LW--U. S. department ef agriculture-'"CATTLE 1,500; very slow on most classes; early undertone -weak, some bids lower, supply rather light; bid around £5.25^6.50 for most slaughter steers; largely $6 down on butcher heifers; medium to good cows bid $5®5.50; most cutter grades below 54.30; bulls weak to 25c lower; majority 55@5.75; stockers dull; calves 800; largely steady: strictly good to choice vealers S".50@S.50: common and medium Kinds $5®7. HOGS 2,000; opening fairly active, steady fo I0c higher; better 160 to 240 Ibs. to shippers S9.$0®9.85; few sales 240 to 2SO Ibs- XS.25@9.60; packers bidding steady or around ?9.25®9.55 for ISO to 280 lb. packing sows SS.5Q@S.75; average cost Wednesday 59.35; weight 240 IbS. SHEEl* 1,000; fresh supply very small; nothing done early; buyers talking lower on qli classes but sellers asking higher on fat lambs; bulk fat lambs Wednesday 59.25(5' 9.40; few ewes 54.75; · feeding lambs ,59.25 down. $9.50(9.S5; better graile l«fl to 160 Ibs. ?9.65i(.'10; sows SS.35S.86; few $9. CATTLE, 1,200; calves 300; limited supply led steers and yearlings unevenly steady u 25c higher; practically all of week's early decline regained; she stock steady to strong; bulls weak to 25c lower; vealers and calves steady; stockers and feeders fully steady; (our loads good medium weight steers $9; few loads short feds arounti 5B.50@7.65; small lots light yearlings up to S7.5Q; cutter and cutler cows $3.50{jr4.50; vealer top 59; choice stock steer calves 5S. SHLEEI', 4,000; slow, very little done; scattered opening sales lambs steady to lot lower; many bids 2Sc o f f ; sheep steady; early top fed lambs 59.40; best held nbovc S9.50; scattered lots natives dawn, from J9.25; shorn wethers .$4.50. OMAHA LJVESTIKK. (Thursday Market) OMAHA, CT'f--U, S. department of agriculture-- HOGS 5,500; f a i r l y active on outside account, 10-15c hisber on butchers under 225 Ibs., spots up more on other weights; local interest"! slow, mostly steady to 10c higher; better grades 170 to 225 Ib. butchers 59.75'^ 9.S5, top to shippers $9.90 sparingly on 190 to 200 lb. weights; few 225 to 265 Ibs. S9.65 9.SO: bi£ packers bidding 59.60 down; better 150 to 170 Ibs. 59.50^9.55." mostly S9.65 Up; 125 to 140 Jbs. $9£9.50; sows 10-25c higher; mostly lac UP at SS.5QS-63, light weights SS.75; lew stock pigs $8$8.QQ; average cost Wednesday $9.40, weight 241. CATTLE 2,500; calves 300; · slaughter steers and she stock moderately active, strong to 2ijc higher; bulls weak; vealers steady; stackers and feeders in light supply- fully steady; fed steers and yearlings 56.5051- ew loads medium weights held above 59; era mostly 55.25^6.50; beef cows 54.75 · 5.75; cutter grades S3-50-1-50; bulls $5f« 5.S5; practical top vealers SS.50; small lots tocker and feeders S5.75@6.75, Borne held higher. SHKEP 5,000; salable supply; increased by Z.'tQO held over from Wednesday; entire supply fed wooled lambs, practically all killers; amba weak to 25c lower; other classes steady; bulk fed wooled lambs $9619.25, some held ier; cboice ewes eligible up to S5.15; no feeders tere. WHEAT MARKET UNEVEN AFFAIR Higher Prices on May But · Lower on New Months Form Rule. CHICAGO, (J)--Higher prices on May wheat but lower on new crop months, July and September, form- iled the rule in late dealings Thursday. A feature was purchases of Maj wheat against sales of deferred months. The fact that low temperatures were less severe today than many traders had expected and that there was a letup in dust storms was a basis for selling of July and September. Wheat closed irregular, ^c off to */iC up compared with Wednesday's finish, May $1.00%-1.00%, July 81 J /a- J ,ic, corn at ] ,ic decline to J /sC advance, May 60 %c, oats unchanged, and provisions varying from. 2 cents setback to 10 cents gain.' CHICAGO CASH GRAIN. (Ihunduy Market) CHICAGO, CP--Wheat, Mo. 1 hard . Corn, No. 3 mixed 60c kiln dried: No. 5 mixed ST'ic; No. 4 yellow 57V.(S59',-c: No 5 yellow 55'^lS57Kc: No. 4 white 59«i59»ic No. 5 white 55S5Sc; sample prade 53@5AV-c Oats, No. 3 white 29fi;30!-ic; No. 4 white 26-;;®27=4C; sample srade 23@27c. No rye. Soybeans. No. 2 yellow 8r»Vsc: No. 3 yellow HiftSSc; sample yellow 75 C ; all track Chi caco. E'arley, actual sales S45iS.-ic; reed nominal; maltinp 50fit86c nominal. Timothy seed 53 cwt. Clover seed S125iil9.5Q cwt. Lard, licrces 510.67; loose J10.25; -bellies JH.42. Mason'City Grain MASON" CITY--For Thursday. No. 3 yellow corn ..46c No. 4 yellow corn , . Ear corn _ White oats, No. 3 23y,c Feeding barley 25-35c No. 2 yelJow soybeans 65c THURSDAY GRAIN n.OSK. CHICAGO. (.P'-- ,VHEAT-- High Low close May l.oi'.k i.oo i.oo uly ........... ,92-; .91 .91 Sept. , . - , . 9J "s .90 .90 LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO, vP)--Official estimated receipts Friday; Cattle' 2,000; hogs 10,000; sheep 9,000. Representative Sales CHICAGO, v/P.'r--U. S. department o£ agriculture--Representative sales i HOGS. Heavy-- Light; 25 344 6 278 67 263 Mediums-JO 249 70 223 6S 215 206 S.60 65 S.7J 53 10.00 40 10.25 35 Steers-- Jt IS 22 2.1 J3 170 131(1 i2r'5 1176 1SOO 1250 1000 1110 1064 10.30 SO 10.45 77 10.5U 10-20 CATTLE. Heifers-11-00 60 10.nO 33 10.25 20 10.UO COWS-9.40 5 30 192 1ST 170 164 Lights-151 110 735 'S.SC S.25 IS 7.35 1215 1135 1067 10J2 913 6 SHEEP. Fed Western Lambs -- Yearlings-- 10.50 10.40 10.25 10.00 10.25 8.7S 7.75 6.75 6.25 4.75 4.60 8 S5 93 SO 8S 102 S7 Native Lambs -41 89 38 91 210 220 211 200 JOO 189 194 S-75 100 82 9.7-i slaughter Ew 9.75 275 118 9,65 4 * 131 9.50 3 168 9.50 2 19S 9.40 Feeding and Shearing Lambs-9.75 250 70 9.60 9.50 2.18 76 9.30 270 65 9.25 8.65 5.35 5.00 4.50 4.00 SIOUX CITV LIVESTOCK. (Thursday Market* ''SIOUX CITY, VSV-li. S. department of agriculture-'CATTLE 200: slaughter steers, yearling: find she stock strong; quality plain; miockers and feeders, firm; few fed etcers and yearlings sales mainly 57 down; few fed heifers up to $6; most beel cows 54.50@5.50: cutler trades J3.50SJ4.25: common and medium Stckers $6.25 down. ""HOGS 400; generally steady with Wednesday's average; top 5c lower at 59.60: better 1*0 to 270 Jb. butchers 59.40O9.50: 270 to OTO lb. heavies 59.2539.40; other weights Ecarce; sows-S8.25. ""SHEEP 1,000; including 1,200 held over Jrbm Wednesday; no early action; buyers tWking 25c or more lower for fed lambs or ftTound $9.25 for best; load lots fed ewes held ground 55.15; other classes scarce; late Wednesday lambs unevenly 10-25C lower; top f».65; Dulk S9.25@9.65. KANSAS CITV LIVESTOCK (Thursday Market) KANSAS CITY, (.ri--U. S. department of agriculture---BOGS, 1,000: no directs: fairly active, un- ·ven: mostly lOfrlfic hicher than Wednesday'* ftverapp; some heavies and imder- TreipMs up morp; ii^p I]0.2j: dwirahle 170 tiriso b;. jiog 10.20; Jew 260 to 350 Ibs. Lamson Brothers Market Letter 11ABKET REVIEW. CHICAGO--Thursday Wheat--There was moderate strength in the wheat market this morning but resting orders in the hands of commission houses to sell wheat were in rath-r good volume and prices reacted quickly from opening high quotations. Later commission houses again bought wheat and together -with local short covering occasional periods of strength materialized. Winnipeg was draggy most of the session. There were no indications of any improved export business but the small grain shipments from Russia each week with the expectations of small shipments from the Argentine helped stimulate some firmness in Liverpool. Corn--The corn market did not advance much with the early strength tn wheat. 3n fact, commission houses and traders generally were moderate sellers. Broomhall agent in the Argentine said that the corn crop this years might furnish an exportable surplus of around 550,000,000, This would compare with about "450.000,000 exportable surplus last year. A leading industry after buying a fair number of cars withdrew from the market but receipts were fairly well cleaned up at the close. NEW 10RK SL'GAB. (Thursday Market) NEW YORK. \jp,--Raw sugar unchanged. Futures unchanged to 3 higher. Refined unchanged. For the first time in 159 years, the vice president now has an official flag. Heretofore the hotel sign has sufficed: "Quiet, do not disturb."--Ohio State Journal. May uly iept. ..... OATS-- ·lay uly !ent, ..... RYE-.lay - uly ;er»l BARLEY-May LARD-Mar May July Sept BELLIES-M a r May .fin; .filJ-j · 61K ,10.75 .10.S7 .10.S.I .10.62 .56'i .56',; 10.B7 30.77 30.70 30.-17 .56% .56-1 .56% 10.72 10.SO 10.75 10.-17 H.25 14.02 -MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN (Thursday .Market) MINNEAPOLIS. (.PI--Wheat 82 cars; 'i cent lower: N'o. 1 heavy dark northern 60 Ibs. S1.31S1.3S; No. 1 dark northern 59 Ibs. S1.291.37. 5S IDS. S1.271.36; fancy No. 1 hard Montana 14 per cent protein $1.25*1-27, to arrive sl.24«1.26; grade ot No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter S1.07SJ1.14. to arrive S1.06@1.13; No. 1 hard amber durum Sl.lSTg^l^sys; No. 1 red S4V s ^85%c; May 51.09; July $1.03K; Sept. S3;ic. Corn, No. 3 yellow 61V-!T)62 3 /-c. Oats, No. 3 white - Stock List .NE1V 10B (Thursday Fli Air Reduction 185 Al Chem Dye 17H4 Amn Can 119 Ajnn m Kef 66 'a Amn Sugar 55-li A T T Amn Tob B · Amn Wat Wks Anaconda Atchison Auburn Avlat Corp B t O Barnsdal! Bend Aviat B'eth Steel Bordens Borg Warn Can Dry Can Pac Case c k N w C G W C M S P A P C R I P Chrysler 'Col G lr K Com Solv Corawllh Sou Cons Gas Cons oil Contl Can Contl Oil Of! Corn Prod Curt Wright Deere prd Du Pont Gen Elec Gen Voods Gen Mot Gillette Goodyear 111 cent Int Har Jnt Nick Can I T T Johns Man Kennccott Krcsee 271 SS f 35 76 47 5-4 24 il 57 U 29 !t 79 11 IS ll'J',i ·154 2 3'A -Ti 96 17 U 24 :l !i 3 fa 14 SO 35 76 li 6'/i 29 !4 11314 39-li 34% 59',4 J59=i 27% 27 67*3 52 li IS'.4 122 23% IK STOCKS. lal (juotatloua) Lib 0 F Loews MayUE McKess ft Rob Slid Cont Pet Wont Ward Murray Corp Mash . Katl Bis Natl Cash Seg Natl Dairy Nat! Dlst Natl Pow It Lt N Y Cent Nor Pac Oliver Farm J C Penney Penn R R Phillips Pet R C A Kett steel Rey Tob Z Sears Roe Shell Union Soc Vac So Pac Slan Brandn S 0 Cal S 0 Ind S O N J Stew Warn Stone Web Studcbaker Swift Co Tex Corp Tex Gulf Sul Tim Roll Bear Un Carb Un Pac Unit Air Unit Corp Unit .Drue U S- Gypsum U S Rubber U S Steel Warner pli west El Mfg Woolworth 105 20 41!; 20;. 20? 33V 275! 215 30, 10=! 39?: 33 31 k 72 V, 37V. f.l 38 35"i 37 17U ·16 39% 60 21'.i IB' .18 sik 133 28|, ?!i 143i 105 '^ 13 116U 52 5; Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck BIdg. Telephone No. 1 DOW JONES AVERAGES Indj. Pjiite Ulils. Close 152.61 50.16 32.-14 Total Sales 2,310.000 CHICAGO STOCKS Butlw Bros I0!i Keys St Wire 87H :ord Corp fi'/i Marshall Fields 14T» Kalamazoo Stov 60 Walgreen Co 32-?i( A'EIV VORK CURB Am Gas Elec 101s Ford Mo of Eag 8?i Humble Oil 70 Lockheed 9^ Nia B Hud Pow 9H Pennroad Cp 5!i Un Gas Co 6«i Un LI Pow Co 4?4 Uti! P Li Co 2% Cya-namUl B as Am Su Pow Co 3 Ark Natl Gas A 5-« Asoc G El A 2 Can Ind Alk llvi Efsler Elec 3% El Bd Share 18 Ford Mo of Can 26-"l XK\\' VORK STOCKS .laska Juneau Ifl'/i Gt Nor pfd .llegheny 4 "" ' .m For Pow 8% Am cry Sug Co 24 U Am C Fy Co 30% Povf Li S£* Roll's Mills 32*i Am Ra S Co 21 \rner Toh Co 98 Armour CO 65s 83 31 y, Arm Co pld All Kef Bel Hemingway Best £ CO Jaldwin Loco ngss Kf£ Co Bc-ndix Sudd Mfg Co ryers A M Co lerro de PaSCO :hes Ohio ;hi G W pfd loca Cola Co !om Solvents of Wheat 51 6 611 24 V, 11S 23 'A 51 Vi 59 Houston Oil Hudson Motor Hupp Motors Intl Carriers Indust Rayon Kelvinator Co Lambert Co Liquid Carb Cp LorlKard Mack Truck Matmcson Alk McK Rob pi'd McLellan Stores 14 K Mex Seab'd Oil 34 : ;i Minn, Mnline Im 9?S M K T S=i Jlo Pac Motor Products No Araer No Amer Avi Otis Steel Co Owen 111 Glass 148% 9% so?; 18% 24% 38 221= 35 U NEW YORK, (.n--Rallies were I he rule i Thursday's curb market, although trad- ·ig was relatively quiet and the majority f gains were limited to fractions. Sentiment improved as upward tendencies vcre displayed on the "big hoard," and a number of the recently depressed utilities, ils and specialties found followings. Aluminum of America and Colt's Fire- irms got up about 2 points each. Advances P to a point or so were recorded by Amerian Cynanamid "B," cities service. Cord :oip.. Electric Bond snare. Gulf Oil, Lake Shore, Chicago River Michigan, Pan- American Airways, Niagara. Hudson Power and Kewmont MininE. Wright Hargreaves eased and a number )f issues were unchanged. Packard Motor Cudahy Packing 35=1 par ^ U^b CQO Curt-Wri Co A 16U Penicli Ford Eist Ctrp Scag 29T» Plymouth 1154 4, s /i OMAHA GRAIN. (Thursday Market) OMAHA, V.a 1 ..--Wheat: No. 5, tiarK hard, 99c; No. 3, liard, 51.02% @1-06; No. 3 f mixed, si.07. Corn: No. 4, white. 66@69e; No. 5. while, 60c; No, 4, yellow, 62c; No. 5, yellow, 57@ 59c; No. 4, mixed. 59c. Barley: No. 4. 41%c; sample 32^0. Rye: No. 2, 54c; No. 3, 53,£c. KANSAS CITY GRAIN. (Thursday aiarket) KANSAS CITY, tT)--Wheat ^5 cars: ~c lower lo Ic higher; No. 2, dark hard, nominally 51.05iftl-22: No. 3, nominally Sl,03(?p 1.20; No. 2. hard, $1.10®1.14; No. 3. SI.10® 1.12; No. 2, red, nominally 51.06(5)1.10; N.O, 3, S1.05vi. Corn: 32 cars; Ic lower to '£e nishcr. No, 2, white, nominally 70}i@73c; No, 3, nominally 67%C?"Oc; No. 2, yellow, nominally 6S!f7Qc: No. 3, nominally 66@6Sc: No. 2, mixed, nominally BB^S'SSc; Ko. 3, nominally 65(!?66?ic, Oats: 5 carp: unchanged. No. 2. white. nominally SQ^'SIHCJ No. 3, nominally 2S(^ 30'/ic. PUBLIC UTILITY AND INDUSTRIAL STOCKS Quoted by A. M. Schanke ana Company, Telephone 1300, Mason City. Bid and asked for Thursday. Cent SI El 7 pet. pfd (S25 par) 10 Cent St P L 7 pet. pfd 1 Coamplin Ker la 7 pet. pfd .. ~~i Creamery Package com ...... 2fi Hearst cons A ,. '.14 Geo A Hormel A pfd Geo A Hormtl B pfd Interstate Power 7 pet. pfd .. Interstate Power 6 pet pra ,. Iowa Elec Co 7 pet. pfd 5U Iowa Elec Co 6J pet. pfd .... -19 la Elec Lt Pow 7 pet. pfd .. 77 Elec Lt Pow 6% pet. pld 71 Elec Lt ft Pow 6 pet. pfd .. 73 la Po\v A Lt 7 pel. pfd ........ 103 la Pow Lt 6 pet. pfd 99 la Public Scrv 7 pet. pfd ...... 9.1 la Public Serv 6^ pet. nfd ,. 9(1 la Public Serv 6 pel. pfd 57 la South Util 7 pcU pfcl . fift la South Uiil 5 pel, pfd fit Minnesota Pow Lt 7 pet. ptd SO 1 ^ Kortnern St Power 7 pet. pfd S3 Northern St Power 6 pet. pfd 77 N w Eel! Tel 6 pet. prd 1IG15 N W St Portland Cement 24 Rath Packing 7 pet. pfd 100 Rath Packing s pet. pfd 9S Sioux city G Elec 7 pel. pfd 86 United Lt Rys 7 pet. pfd .. 77 United U Rys 6.36 p«. pid 70 United Lt Rys 6 pet. pfd .. 6S Western Grocer ptd 82 Western Grocer com 7 12 17 27 25 27 23 SI 7fi 75 inn 10Z 95 92 S5 79 317% 25 101 99 S8 -y 72 70 GOVERNMENT BONDS Thnr«day Market) NEW VORK, (/P)--U. S. bonds closed: Treasury 4tis 47-52 116.22. Treasury 4r 44-55 112.11. Treasury 3?js 40-43 June 103.16. Treasury 3S« -43-47 107A. Treasury 3i«s 46-49 104.29. Treasury 3s 51-55 103.17. Now they find that hogs and humans have the same kind of flu. Evidently our ancestors were not monkeys, after all. --Davenport Times. Douglas Airc Eastman -ton Mtg Co 31 iilec Auto Lite 42 ;lwi Pow Lt 5rie B R Co Fire'nt Ti R.U 30 Foster-Wheeler Frceport Tex Gen Am Trans Glidden Co Gobel Gold Dust 66 J ,i 10',« 16H 3314 56 49}g 7 Proc Gam 46U Pub Ser of N J 4Hi Pullman 46?s Pure Oil Co Purity Bakery R K O Rem Rand Rco Motors Simmons CO 23 So Calif Edison 26 Sperry Corp 20 St G E 21',i I5'.i SU 21'-j 20Vi Telautograph ss Gt North'n Ore 19;i Tide Wa As Oil 18 T i Graham Paige 4ij Hides Quotations Furnished by Wolf Bros Inc., 308 Fifth Street Southwest. HORSEHIDES Horsehjdes J3 Oo ·GREEN BEEF HIDES Up to 25 Ibs 6U 25 to 45 Ibs C More than 0 IbE ... C Bull hides """" 3c "Cured hides half cent more a'pound"" (On above prices a cent higher to wholesale dealers in wholesale lots.) WOOI, -MARKET. (Thursday Market) BOSTON, tpj--u. s. department ot agriculture-- ^ Very little business -was transacted In domestic wools. Sales of limited volume consisted mostly of O dd lots. Some spot foreign wools were sold, but demand was slower than last week. Quotations were unchanged on spot domestic and foreign greasy combing wools. Miscellaneous POTATO MARKET (Thursday Markel) CHICAGO, (Jl--U. S. Mepartment of agriculture-- Potatoes 86; on track 322; tolal U S shipments 800; steady, firm undertone- sup- Plies moderate; demand good for McCIures and Triumphs other stock fair; sacked per cwt. Idaho Russet Burbanks U. S No l Sl.70Sil.90; 15 lb. sacks 51.95 cwt.; V. a'. No. 2, 51.15: Wisconsin Kound Whites U S. No. 1, .«11.155jll.25; Michigan Russet Rurals U. S. No. I. $1.23; Colorado Mcciurcj U. S. No. I. «1.62',s»1.7S: North Dakota Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. J. 51.25; Nebraska Bliss Triumphs.U. S. No. 1 and partly graded 51.-!0g.l.50; Wyoming Bliss Tri- umDhs U. S. No, 1 and «harply graded 51.42^: less than carlots Florida bushel crates, Bliss Triumphs u. S. No. 3. very few sales 51.50 per crate; occasional fine quantity 51.90 per crate. MIXVEAI'OLIS FLOUR (Thursday Market) AriNNEAPOLIS, ·!)--Flour unchanged. Carload lots family patents S7.10Ji7.30 a barrel in 98 pound cotton sacks. Shipments 26.928. Pure bran 316.25@16.50. Standard middlings S16.255i 16,50. NEW YORK PRODUCE. (Thursday Market) NEW YORK. u--Eggs 17.057, firm: mixed colors, special packs or selections from fresh receipts 33££33^c; standards and commercial standards 32^c; firsts 32c: mediums -10 Ibs. unquoted; dirties No. 1, 42 Ibs. unquoted; average checks unquoted. Butter 33,611, f i r m e r ; creamery higher than extra 36'15i37c; extra (S2 score) 35-'i« 36c; firsts (S9-91 scores) 35!i l'35vic; ccn- tralizpd (9fl score) .1,y; c. Chpcsp r.M,$91. steady; prices um,hanfcrrt. Live poultry firm. By f r e i g h t : At) prices uncharged. STOCKS MOVE UP IN QUIET TRADING Broadest Advance Appears in Industrial Specialties, Rails and Metals. NEW YORK, #--Steady progress toward higher prices marked quiet trading Thursday in the stock market. The broadest advance appeared in rails, metals and numerous industrial specialties, but the steels, utilities, oils, motors and merchandising issues did not lag far behind the rising leaders. Gains were major fractions to around 3 points. U. S. Steel was up nearly 3, Allied Chemical more than four, and around 2 each were Great Northem preferred, New York Central, Delaware and Hudson, Chrysler, Anaconda, St. Joseph Lead and Western Union. National Lead advanced SB 1 ,-!. Smaller increases were scored by Bethlehem Steel, Santa Fe, Northern Pacific, General Motors. Johns- Manville, Sears, Montgomery Ward, Standard of N. J., and California, and Consolidated Gas. The late tone was firm, and transactions approximated 2,200,000 shares. Bonds were steady to slightly higher with Japanese obligations lower. Cotton and grains were mixed. Trading in Bethlehem of N. J., and Delaware was halted at the opening about an hour while price differences were adjusted. The old New Jersey preferred and common were more than a point higher, and the new 7 per cent and 5 per cent preferred sold in line. Better corporate reports and announcements in Washington on taxation and treasury financing cleared many topics which traders for days have put in the question column. Curb Market Bond Market NEW YORK, UV-Moderate -recoveries pre- ominated in the corporate bond list Thursay, but U. S. coveraments were spotty and apanese obligations continued to reflect ervousness over ihe political upheaval in ·okio. Ot interest fo the market was the nn- ouncement that the Jones and Laughlin Step) orporation had applied to the SEC lor permission t» issue 540,000,000 in first mortgage bonds. More than 530,000,000 of this amount vould be used to modernize and expand plant acilities. It was noted that this was the argest call for new capital since the passage of the securities act. The statement of Secretary Morgcnthau hat March 15 financing would involve some SI.250,000,000 of which SSOO.tfOQ.OOO would be 'new money" for use in the soldiers' bonus, held the attention or banking quarters. The remainder would be for the redemption of reasury bills maturing Hatch 16. April refunding of 5559,000,000 in treasury notes would bring total borrowings to about $1.800,000,000, Among company loans, American Rolling tfiil 4 ] ,!is got up 3 points and lesser gainers nduded St. Paul 5s, North Western -l^is, Chile Copper 5s, Illinois Central 4^'tS, International Telephone 5s, N. Y. Central 5s, Nickel Plate 4 Vis, Wai worth 4s and Youngs- own Sheet and Tube 5s. Federal bonds were quiet, but most o£ them were off i-32nds to 2-32ndp of a point. Japanese covernment SVL-s lost 1% and Great Consolidated Electric Power of Japan "5 were down 2*i. Other foreign issues were "nixed. Produce MASON CITY--For Thursday. Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Dggs, current receipts ,. 14c Springs, heavy breeds 16c jeghorn springs 13c "·tags, heavy breeds 14c leavy hens, 4 Ibs. and over ....16a jnder 4 Ibs. 13c Cocks lOc Turkeys, No. 1 20o eese lOo Ducks 12c Merchants Quotations s, in trade 1S-19C* Sggs, cash IB-ISC* Sutler, Iowa State Brand 43c Sutler, Corn Country 42c Sutler, 'Kenyon's 42c Suiter, Very Best 43c Butler, Brookfield 42c Potatoes, peck 30c and 45c "EDITOR'S NOTE--These repre- enlalive quotations were obtained " calling several grocery stores. f/mcAttO roui/TRV (Thursday Market) CHICAGO. (.T)--Poultry--live. JR truck?, early; hen* 5 Ibs. and 'ess 23',;,c. more lan 5 Ibs. 20'/£:; Leghorn hens 19'^c; Ply. louth and White Rock springs 25c, colored Ic: Plymouth Rock broilers 2lc. white and jiored 23c; Leghorn chickens ISc; roosters 7c; turkeys is@23c: heavy white ducks 4c, small 22c, heavy colored ducks 23c, mall 2lc; peese 19c; capons 7 Ibs. up 26c, ess than 7 Ibs. 25c. Dressed turkeys steady; prices uachangefl. CHICAGO FRODUCE. (Thursday .^larket) CHICAGO. UV-B'uUer 13,751, unsettled; reamer- specials (93 score) 35%@36c; ex-a (92) 35C; extra firsts (90-91) 34®ttc; rsts (SS-S9) 33^s@33";i.c; standards (90 mtralized carlots) 35c. Eggs 7,926. firm; extra firsts cars 26^c, ocsi 26c; fresh graded f frets cars 26c, local ""c; current receipts 25^3c. PRODUCE FCT.URKS. (Thursday .Market) CHICAGO. ,.r-- BuHcr f u t u r e s t n i a g e standards, February ."jlvjc: 1'ar, closed: March t i n n r p p ; F.MriRrralor standards. Oc- 21^c; fresh graded flrpts, February CHAPTER 26 THE DAY'S next incident was marked by a hearty atlack on the front door knocker, a half hour later. Thora, who was in the drawing room at the moment, stepped across the hall to answer it, sending a nod and smije to Jane who came hurrying from the dining room. The caller proved to be none other than Sherman Gordon. "Well, we meet again," was his smiling greeting. "Please note, Miss Thora Dahl, lhat I'm making a proper enlrance this lime." "Will you come in?" "I had something of the sort in mind," he admitted. "And now you can't keep me out. Is Wilma at home?" "Yea, she is, Mr. Gordon. But I believe that she is lying down just now . . . a headache." Thora supplied that sympathetic subterfuge almost without thinking. She realized that Wilma's face still bore the marks of protracted tears; she would not wish to see anyone. Thora. also found herself speculating about Mr. Gordon. Did he know atiout Mr. Babbas? It was not likely. 'Sherman stood looking down al her, His hands thrust in his pockets, the familiar smile quirking the corners of his mouth. "Something tells me the battle has been fought," he drawled. "Do you happen to know what the casualties were? Or who won?" "I'm afraid that I don't understand." "No? Well, it's all in the family. Little Wilma succumbed to the charms of some gallant across the pond and has been afraid to break the news to old Selwyn. She sobbed out the sad story on my shoulder the olher aflernoon. Had Ihe nerve to suggest that I act as ambassador to this Ali Babba, or whatever his name is. I told her there was nothing doing . . . not with her dad in the throes of patriol ancestors. She was planning to break the news to him today, so I thought I'd stroll by and check up on the news." Thora wondered involuntarily if Mr. Gordon was as indifferent to Wilma's engagement as he seemed. Perhaps he was assuming this pose to hide his real feelings. "Mr. Babbas is expected here . . . as a guest,' 1 was her official comment. "Yes? Well, in that case I've got quite a 3"ob ahead of me, I fancy. For Wilma's sake, I don't mind taking this Ali Babba under my wing, but . . ." The first shade oj gravity touched Sherman Gordon's tones. 'But, if he turns out to be one of the Forty Thieves . . . God help him!" * * * Life seemed to have entered into a new phase, Thora Dahl thought, as she went about her duties the next day. The change had come about so suddenly. Merely a few hours ago, the future had loomed up like some blank wall. Now, she felt established once more. There was a litlle glow of satisfaction when she recalled what had happened. Mr. MaHh really wanted her lo stay at Fair Acres. She was glad now that she had told him her story. Perhaps she had been unduly sensitive . . . after all, she had nothing to he ashamed of. It was only her father's stubborn ideas of righteousness that had sent her adrift, prevented her from taking up the old life that belonged to her. But she felt thai, now, she had emerged from under a cloud of some sort and could look the world squarely in the face. Ancl Wilma Marsh no longer was unfriendly. The girl had come lo her lillle silling room Ihe evening before of her own accord. There had been nothing effusive about Wilma, but she had been frank and unreserved. Mr. Babbas would arrive the next day but one, reaching Fair Acres in lime for dinnei'. There were various arrangemenls lo make. Bui Wilma showed no inclination lo be dictatorial; it merely was a household conference. While Thora was thinking these things over, as she went about her duties, a ringing o f . the telephone sent her into the front hall to answer the summons. She recognized the voice at once. 'Please ask Miss Marsh to come to the telephone," the crisp tones ordered. "Just a moment, Mrs. Steele," Thora replied. "Miss Marsh is upstairs. I will call her to Ihe exlen- sion." A momenl later, she heard Wilma's voice coming in on the line and she replaced the receiver. A lillle later, Wilma came down the stairs with her hat on. "If father asks for me," she volunteered, "will you please tell him that I have gone over to Aunt Dorothy's for a little while. I'm going to ask Ted to drive me." Thora nodded, wondering to herself why Wilma elected to make the short trip by car. She hejself would have preferred to walk across the fields on such a beautiful day. From the open door she watched Wiima enter the roadster, with a good- natured greeting to the boy. "How have you been making out, Ted?" Wilma inquired, as the machine started down the driveway. "Oh, I'm fine." "You look it." The girl's dark eyes lighted with amusement. "How do You like our good looking housekeeper ?" "She's a peach!'' Ted realized that he had allowed his enthusiasm to get the better of him. He blushed under his freckles. "Well!" Wilraa exclaimed banter- ng. "So that's it. I heard that you were smitlen there. Nellie told me. The poor girl is crushed. You shouldn't be so cruel, Ted, really." "Aw . . . she's crazy," young Mr. arnor muttered, the flush in his cheeks deepening. "You don't want j to pay any attention to her. Miss Wilraa. "I don't know . . ." his mistress said doubtfully. "You have a way with women. Well, I'm not sure I blame you." To Ted's great relief, she changed the subject. "1 shan't be in Mrs. Steele's very long. I want you to wait." "Yes, ma'am, I'll wait." As the car slowed to a stop before the door of the tall white house, its owner came hurrying down the steps. "Wilma, darling! It was good of you lo come over so quickly." She held up her cheek for her visitor to kiss. Wilma walked directly oul to a hall sun parlor at Ihe end of Ihe hall and dropped into one of the chintz-covered chairs. She wept her hat from her head with a careless motion, took a cigaret from her bag and lighted it. "Well?" she inquired. "What is all the excitement about?" "Why, I wanted to have a little talk with you, darling . . . alone," Mrs Steele began, drawing a small chair close to her caller's. "Okay." Wilma blew a thread of smoke into the air and watched it through her half-closed eyes. "I have something to tell you, too. But you start in." (TO BE CONTINUED) Dr. George W. Crile Says That All Life Is Electrical Event NEW YORK, JP--Dr. George W. Crile, noted Cleveland surgeon, presented his own answers to the questions of life and death that have engrossed him for a half a century Thursday and explained that all life is an electrical event in nature. In his book, "The Phenomena of Life," published today. Dr. CrUe advances the theory that all living cells are electric cells which "die" when physical or emotional shock destroys Iheir ability to hold or transfer energy. Oelwein Youth, Hero in Saving Life. Glad Fuss No Longer Made OELWEIN, (JJ--A year ago, Clarence Steffen, then 13, darted up the railroad right-of-way here, snatched Rose Marie Boyle, 6, from death beneath an oncoming freight :rain and met the nalion's praise with: "Aw, gee. It wasn't anything." He slill feels very much Ihe same way aboul it. "I'm glad," he said, "that people have forgollen about it and quit making such a fuss." Hailed as Hero. For days last spring Clarence was hailed a hero. The Chamber of Commerce banqueted him. Residents jave him a bicycle, more than ?100 ,n money, a Boy Scout membership and uniform. The state legislature officially commended his bravery. Letters and telegrams of praise poured in. Whether or not Clarence then ew that fame is fleeting, he knows it now. Of course Clarence's mother still s the scrapbook of clippings and .etlers she collected. And Clarence las his bicycle, a litlie money in the bank, the Boy Scout membership. Would Like Scholarship. But the Steff en's'still live in the same little house and times are just as hard as ever for them. H the Carnegie bravery medal award committee doesn't forget, that's all Clarence hopes. "Saving Rose Marie wasn't much." he said, "and I don't care a lot whelher I gel Ihe Carnegie medal. But I would like to have the scholarship that goes with the medal so I can attend college when I finish high school." Former lowan Planning to Fly T i b e t ' s Gold for Outside Markets HUMBOLDT, (UP)--Gordon B. Enders, formerly of Rolfe, Iowa, soon will be flying sacred gold out of mysterious Tibet, if his present plans materialize. Enders will be employed by Ihe Panchen Lama, one of India's high- ist native officials. The Lama, re- :uming to Ihe holy city of Lhasa after 11 years of exile, signed Enders as one of his chief aides. Enders, who is 34 years old, plans to form a syndicate to finance Ihe gold marketing venture, it was earned by friends here. At his request, an airdrome was built at Kokonor. in prcparalion for Ihe pro- ·ect. For years Enders' lather, the Rev. 3. A. Enders, was a pastor at Rofle, ut later became a missionary to Jidia, where he took his son. "ayette Student Chosen on Agriculturalist Staff AMES--John B. Beckett, Jr., Blue Mound, III., has been named editor of the Iowa Agriculturist, monthly publication of Ihe students of the agricultural division at Iowa State college, for the coming year. Jack Burrell, Waterloo, was elected Business manager and Harley Wood, Fayette, circulalion manager. The congressional record is nol .he official record of congress. Official record is the Journal which con- ains a history of action, not debates.--United States News. IOWAG.O,P,TO OPEN CONCLAVE Possible Slate Support for Dickinson or Landon Is Discussed. DBS MOINES, W)--Negotiations for "friendly" delegates in behall o£ twc presidential candidates went ahaad Tuesday in preparations for Friday's state republican convention here. Possible Iowa support for Senator L. J. Dickinson of Iowa or Gov. Alf Landon of Kansas was discussed in informal gatherings today but political observers considered it likely the state convention will net pledge the delegates it selects to attend the national convention. Some of the 1,700 delegates who will attend the state convenion are under instructions to work for Dickinson, who reportedly is not seeking- an instructed delegation. Friends of the Kansas governor indicated they will seek second choice strength rather than a pledged delegation Clyde Miller Topeka, Kans., stock- mand and land supporter who arrived here Thursday, said he will be a "friendly observer" at the Iowa State convention. "We are hopeful that if Governor Landon shows strength at the republican national convention not only the Iowa delegation but Senator Dickinson himself could support Landon," he explained. "And if it should be Senator Dickinson who shows strength I am sure that Kansas could fie for him." Caucuses of delegates from the nine Iowa 'congressional districts will open activities Friday. Each caucus will select two delegates to the national convention. The state convention, meeting at 11 a. m. in the Coliseum, will select four delegates-at-large. The keynote speech of J. 0. Shaft, Camanche farmer, was to be the principal feature of the morning event. The afternoon session will adopt resolutions and hear an address by Robert G. Simmons of Lincoln, Nebr., former Nebraska congressman. Movie Makers Picture Kimberley Rush in GB Cinema Called 'Rhodes' NEW YORK, (UP)--Movie makers have attempted to reconstruct the "drama of diamonds" that was enacted 60 years ago in Kimberley, South Africa. Today Kimberiey is a ghost town, but in the 1870's it was the teeming set for a colorful episode in history. The most vivid character was Cecil John Rhodes, i 'ounder of the Rhodes scholarship'crust. His name was given to the GB production, "Rhodes," starring Walter Huston Kirnberly in the days when Rhodes first went to Africa to seek health and fortune was a border town on the fringe of civilization. It teemed with activities of desperadoes and derelicts. Its gambling- dens and dance halls were like those in America during the gold rush days. The film was made in the veldt and producers pledged themselves to make it faithful to history. Toronto U. Students Cast Votes for Type of Girl Preferred TORONTO, Ont, (JPI--University of Toronto students like "slinky" girls best. Answering a magazine questionnaire on the type girl they preferred, the students placed "slinky" girls first, "romantic" girls second, "sophisticated" girls third, and "fluffy" maidens at the bottom. Citing the qualities they admired most in a girl, they placed vitality first, neatness second, beauty third distinction fourth, style fifth, sweetness sixth, and sex appeal seventh. The students denounced, by a large majority, dresses cut low in the front, bad perfume, hair ornaments, and brilliantly tinted nails. Singing Mouse Keeps Man, Wife Up at Night TRURO, N. S., (UP)--Jim Creelman says there is a mouse at large in his home which can sing and detect poison. The mouse kept Creelman and his wife up one night by warbling. They tried to kill it with a cookie sprinkled with rat poison, but the mouse nibbled without touching the poison. North Carolina Minister Learns Self How to Paint ELIZABETH CITY, N. Car,, (3l -The Rev. G. F. Hill, Episcopalian minister, visited an artist's studio in Norfolk. Va. Painting fascinated him. So, without benefit of technical knowledge--how to mix paints, how to use shadows to best effect, sense of perspective--he set out to learn to paint. He has finished his ninth canvas. TIM ECOPY MOVIE MAKERS 18 Card in Mails IS Years. EUGENE, Ore., (UP)--A postcard mailed in .Denver, Colo., on Aug. 7, 1922, by Mrs. Myra Rupert of Eugene has reached Mrs. Georgia Tobey here after 13 1 ,* years in the mail. The card was re-mailed in Corvallis, Ore., just 40 miles from here, on Oct. 11, 1935. f 1 Robbery of any batik is a. federal j offense under the new federal de- * losit insurance law. passed riurinf; he Inst session of congress.--United ' States News. i'

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