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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ASSUMES FULL ' . MURDER BLAME iWiles Says Ransom Motive in ; Kidnaping 15 Year j f . OldBoy. COLTJMBIA, S. Car., Dec. 28. UP) ·--Investigating officers said today Robert H. Wiles, 48 year old unem ployed mechanic, has assumed th entire responsibility for the kidnap Ing and killing of H. H. Harris, Jr. IB, with a 51,000 ransom as his mo tlve. The announcement was made b; Sheriff T. Alex Heise, Chief of Po lice W. H. Rawllnson and depart inent of justice agents today after checking details of statements which Wiles made made during a Bix-hour examination last night. Wiles was quoted as admitting hi hoped to ask $1,000 ransom from the boy's father, H. H. Harris, a well-to-do chain grocery store ese tuttve. Early intervention by offi cers, however, he was quoted as explaining, prevented requests for a ransom. FALSE LABELS ON BEER ILLEGAL Attorney General Forward; Opinion to All County Attorneys. DBS MOINES, Dec. 28. UP)--At "torney General Edward I«. O'Connor today forwarded to all county attorneys copies of an opinion holding that labelling or advertising of teer to contain more than the ac tual amount of alcohol constitutes violation of the state food and drug act. . The food and drug act prohibits misrepresentation of the ingred lents contained in the food or drug labeled or advertised. Answering an Inquiry of County Attorney M. F Camp of Creston relative to misrep xesentation of alcoholic content O'Connor pointed out that he hac received similar Inquiries from other officials, who had found beer labelec to; contain from 5.5 per cent to 8 per cent alcohol. "AH these types of beer advertising and labeling is calculated to deceive the public," O'Connor said "It is the opinion of this department that the labeling or advertising: of beer to contain not more than 5.5 per cent of alcohol and not more than 8 per cent proof spirits or any other misleading type of advertising except that it contains not over 3.2 per cent of alcohol by weight ,is a violation of sections 3041 to 3044 inclusive of the 1031 code of Iowa, and that all persons violating these sections shall be prosecuted under the same." Mrs. Woods, Resident of Dumont, Vicinity Many Years, Is Buried DUMONT, Dec. 28.---Mrs. Annie .Woods, 85, died Tuesday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. 'J. Evans, five miles west of town, from pneumonia, following a lingering illness and total blindness since last May. Funeral services ·were, held Thursday afternoon -at the Methodist church with Dr. P. 3?. Shaffer in charge. Burial was at Harlan cemetery west of town. Annie Mlckel was born in Wisconsin, April 18j 1848, and came to Whiteside, 111., with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gifford Mickel, when a small child. At 13 years of age they moved to a place near ; CUu-ks- viUe. She was married July 5, 1866, to John Carberry, to which union one daughter, Mrs. O. H,' Minnler, was born. After his death, she was again married to Robert Woods, April 13, 1874, in Franklin county, living in Minnesota for a time and for more than 20 years in Dumont and vicinity. Mr. Woods preceded her about 20 years ago. Surviving are five children, Mrs. Bertha Moore, Cohasset, Minn.; Will Woods, .Waterloo; Mrs. M. J. Evans, Dumont; Mrs. Florence Howard, Covina, Cal.; Mrs. O. H. Minnier, Du- Wont; two brothers and two slaters, Owen Mickel, California; Henry Mickel, Canada; Mrs. Nettie Volks, Aredale; and Mrs. Zack Norman, Linton, N. Dak.; 29 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Decorah Light Rates Reduced by Company DECORAH, Dec. 28.--The Interstate Power company at Decorah made a voluntary reduction of light rates which became effective in December. Residential lighting has been reduced from 9 cents a kwh for the fiist 35, to 8 cents for the first 50 kwh. Commercial lighting has been reduced from 9 centa for the first 35, to 7% cents for the first 50 kwh. The optional rate has also been reduced. A resolution has fceen passed by the city council asking for a further reduction in light rates. The council asks that street lighting be furnished at 2'^c a kwh, and pumping at 2c a kwh or 2 cents e thousand gallons.. State Football Game Earns School $6,000 AMES, Dec. 28. (.7B--The University of Iowa-Iowa State football game netted the athletic department of each school $6,555.39, the financial report showed today. A total of 13,832 paid to sec the game played at Iowa City Nov. 4. IX)S ANGELES--Frlti ZMc, 141, PllU- burgh, outpointed Rudy Aynn, 130'/.. Ixia Anctlf«, ( 4 ) ; Eddie ZJvIc, 13K, rmtburgli, knnrkrd nut Tile Cardinal, 13J, lot Angeles, (3). DECEMBER 28 I 1933 $250,000 HARM DONE BY FLAMES Fire Roars Through Grain Elevator Treating Plant in Chicago. CHICAGO, Dec. 28. U--Fire roared with a quarter million dollars damage today through a grain elevator treating plant and several adjacent buildings in suburban Riverdale. Fire companies from nearby towns were called, but intense heal prevented effective work. Thousands of empty burlap bags in the main building were giving off great heat as they burned. More than 600 tons of grain were stored in the structures. Officials feared explosions in 25 cars of molasses. Streams of , water were poured on a large lumber mill anj several huge oil tanks to prevent their being ignited. HIDES, WOOL, FURS Quotations Furnished by Wolf Bros., Inc., 808 Filth Street Southwest HIDES Horsehldes ..'...... .52.25. Cured beef hides ...5}4c Green beef hides WOOL No. 1 clean bright.. 24o Ib. Semlbright 23o Ib Rejects 19 0 Ib. FURS Mink ?2.50-56 Skunk 50c-?1.10 Civet I5c-30c Red fox $2.50-$5 Opossum 25c-50c WOOL MAHKET. BOSTON, Dec. 2S. Ln-- U. S. department of agriculture-Scattered transactions Involving moderate quantities of domestic wool are being ctosec In tlie Boston market at fair prices. Host of the limited volume of tradlnp la on western grown wools. Good 32 months Texas woo has been sold at 8i-Stl cents scoured basis and strictly combing sly, -%i blood territory wool has moved at 80-33 centa. Low V, btood 46s territory wool has realized 64-6^ cents scoured basis on a fair sized quantity JNO. F. CLARK AND CO. MARKET INFORMATION 325 I. O. F. Bldff. Phone 845 STXKTK MARKET COSSI1* One commenlaior who koowa the railroad equipment business »aj-a that he believes that In the flnt quarter next year there will be a flood of orders placet in this business but that it wilt be ror cars rather than locomotives. A Detroit trader »ays he has not been as lljGh on tlie automobile business as he la today In years. He saya the manufacturers of small cars have /ew on liand and that production during the Ilrst quarter of 1934 for many companies will be 60 per cent of the whole of that of 1933. The street took U for granted that merger etween Western Union and Postal and Ca]te has been brought closer by the conversations between telegraph men and the prea- dent at Washington during tb0 last few days. Wall street era are quite opllmtsllc on business , outlook for first quarter of 1934, psrtlcularly for the steel and motor Indua- rles. Thoee who thought that there had been Itt'e trading for tax purposes in the last 'eek. had their eyes opened with the large lume of "cash" trading today and tomorrow being the last days this can take ·lace. At times half oC the trading on the ape was for the cash variety and embraced very department BEDICT BETTER BUSINESS A bull commenting on mounting price's re- .arked that thcsa who are. waiting for 'big" news to elevate prices might be gur- ·rJscd 'a few months hence It business Is effaltely belter to find that prices had none up on the sound sutl homely factor of Business Improvement. Some prominent oil brokers who In the 'fist have 'acted for the leading o([ Interests have been steady buyers of. Gulf oil. This company Is In an exceptionally good xsaitlon and there has been gossip anent of ivtdcnd possibilities on which however here Is nothing official. This company RTO- uclng as it does approximately 85 per cent if the oil marketed Is a leader 1n "Integrat- (T r companies which nt course stand to bet- er under the oil code. Brokers said there was switching and ross transactions and that even In specu- atlve accounts switches wera the order of he day. As one broker said It was. Interest- to note that those who were selling for ox purposes were buying stocks and bonds .nd not petting out of the market, incident- illy there wns a large volume of such luslneas in the bond department, larger ban usual. SHOW STRENGTH Public utilities really snowed strength, and ere active, led by Consolidated Gaa nnd Telephone. There is understood to b quite a short Interest. In this department and un- .oubtedly there has been an oversold condition developing In the group for some weeks past. P.ail equipment issueg responded to wash- ngton dispatches that further arrangement o permit carriers to buy equipment would probably be announced immediately. Pullman, American Car and Foundry, American Locomotive and others were Getting around the highs of ihe recent advance In .his section. ' . .-. Many in ma · street were surprised with the exhibition, ^oj 1 at rength and activity In stocks and bonds. Not being able to give any tangible reason for ft the old moth eaten report was produced from the cedar chest that '.'the powers that be knew aomc- .hlng Important that was pending," The mystery xs usual helped. WASHINGTON-- Speaker Ralney declared after a conference with President Roosevelt :hat he did not expect any legislation look- "njr toward regulation of the stock exchange. He said that while the session would be very important he exptcted It to be harmonious and constructive. "We will pasj tfte Jl/juor tax and supply bills and adjourn early In May," he aald. "While; there would he no banking legislation he thought It In very likely that some monetary legislation will be enacted. "There la strong agitation for silver legls- atlon. ' ' -- 13ow-Jone3 T] clc e r. PKEDICT REDUCTION !N WHEAT nKSETW;3 NEW YORK -- Tho government report on lann reserves of grains will be Issued Jan. .0 and some milling factors are convinced hat the forthcoming figures will show a tartlfng reduction in the carry-over as last reported. One leading' seaboard miller made he prediction that the domestic carry-over Igures on wheat when revised will show 00,000,000 bushels under the officially cat- ulated 386,000,000 bushels reported last 'u!y.-- tninols News Ticker. Mrs. Anna Ballard of Eagle Grove Succumbs EAGLE GROVE, Dec. 28.--Mrs. ^.nna. Ballard, 89, succumbed Thursay at Eagle Grove. She was a wl- o\v. HOGS WEAKEN UNDER PRESSURE OF SUPPLIES GRAINS SUFFER SMALL LOSSES Wheat Declines Maximum o; Nearly Cent; Corn Is About Steady. CHICAGO, Dec. 28. (JPI--In the face of stock market advances grain values suffered small setbacks today, wheat a 'maximum of about a cent a bushel. Modification of the cold wave over the winter wheat belt did much to bring about relief from uneasiness which had prevailed regarding likelihood of crop damage. Notice was also taken of a letup in purchases of wheat for mills and for federal relief operations. Wheat closed unsettled at the same as yesterday's finish to lower, Dec. 83'^, May 85% @ corn y x off to % upi Dec. 45%, May 51% @ y 2 · oats unchanged to % down and provisions unchanged to a rise of 7 cents. CiHCA 00 CASH GRAIN. CHICAGO, Dec. 2S. UF--Wheat. No. 1 hard 85Kc; sample grade hard 78ttc; corn, No. 2 yerow 48c- No. 3 yellow 48ttc; No E yellow .160; No. 2 white BO'Aci No. 3 while 19c; new com. No. 3 mixed 45%i S=46V-c; No. 4 mixed 45Vic; No. 2 yellow 48Vic; No. 3 yellow 47@47!ic; No. 4 yellow 45Hc; No, 3 white 49Vi@4c; onll, No. 2 while 37KC; No. 3 white 37c; rye, No. 2, 60y»c; barley 46880c; Umothy seed 55.50SP6 cwt; clover seed Sll@13.75 cwt. Lard 54.85; loose mrd S4.62; tellies 55.50. MasonCityGrain MASON CITY, Dec. 28.-Barley 28-40c No. 2 yellow old shelled corn ..35c No. 3 yellow old shelled corn ..34.C No. 3 new yellow ear corn ...,31c White oats, No. 3, 30 Ibs., or better .- THUKSUAY GRAIN CLOSE. CHICAGO, Dec. 28 WHEAT-- HlEh Ixnv Dec. .31 .83 May SCH .8551 July 8S?i .81% COHN-Dec. '.45 ,4aM ifay 5216 .51«i July 54 .53U OATS-Dec 3514 .3J?i May 37T4 .37i July 36'/i .35S RYE--· Dec ,WK .5111 Slay ......... .S81« .58^8 July 60S .5e;a BARLBV-- Dec 4S'.i .47K May 53',ij .5214 July LARD-Dec. ......... Wo fialej. Jan 4.92 4.90 May 5.62 5.45 BELMES-- Crc No sales. Jan W) -0103 B .8314 .45?; .3754 .30 .5451 .5S*| .60H .48 4.90 5.47 5.10 THURSDAY GRAIN OPEN CHICAGO, Dec. 28. (.-Pi- Open Cloae Close Today yesterday Yr. Agu WHEAT-Deo S3 .83!4 .42T4 Ua7 .S3 .86^i .4iU July 85S ,85»i ,«',4 COHN-[CC .J5?; .22 May 5lli .5151 .SSVi, July 3-% .33?a .27k OATS-Dec. ......... ,35 -35H .15U May 37H -16^B July 36 .30 .17 RYE-Ceo, .55 .29IJ May 53\i .59 .32^ July .6Qli .3llH BAHLBY-- Dec ,4Ti May '. .52% July .52% LX.BD-- Dec 4.27 Jan 4.2 4.90 3.8r May 5.15 5.40 3.05 HELLIES-- Dec Jan B.io 3.17 OMAHA GttAIN. OMAHA, Dec. 28. uv-Wheat: Uard No. 2, SOc; No. 3, 70c. Corn: Whits No. 2, 43c; No. 3, 42%c; yel- ow No. 2, 42V,c; No. 3, 41'ViC. Oate: No trading reported. JflJiJiEAPOIS GRAIN. MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 28. LTT--Wheat 8 cars, 34 a year ago; Vic lower. Cash: No. i northern 82ftiiS5?ic; No. 1 dark northern 15 per cent protein 83% ftp86}ic; 14 per cent jrateln 83?iSS6?ic; 13 per cent protein 83-}iG8G%c; 12 per cent protein 83-^i® SG^ic; No. 1 dark hard Montana 14 per cent protein 83*. ®85-}ic; to arrive 83-}ift S5-^c; No. 1 anibrtr durum 9tc@{1.03; No. 2 amber durum 08cft-$1.02; No. 1 red dur- ira SOSTSlc; December S0%c; July Sl^ic; May 8214C. Com No. 3 yellow 44K«?-l. l !c. Oats No. 3 white 33Hi?34«ic. KANSAS CITI- CHAIN. KANSAS CITY, Dec. 28. {.TV-Wheat, 2a cars; ic lower to -Me higher. No. 2 dark hard 804?fi6e nominal; No. 3, 70^085c nominal; No. 2 hard 81®845ic; No. 3, 70i (085c nominal; No. 2 red SO*,$@81i,Ac; No, 3, 80^S3',ic nominal. Corn, 20 cars; unchanged to ^ic higher; No. 2 white 45ii8?45Wc nominal; No, 3, I414@45^c nominal; No. 2 yellow 45c: No. 3, 43^^45c nominal; No. 2 mixed 43?4c; No. 3 billing 44c. Oats, 2 COM; He higher. No. 2 white 37 nominal; No. 3, 3G@37c nominal. Miscellaneous POTATO MARKET. CHICAGO, Dec. 28. (/IT--U. S. department of agriculture-Potatoes 32, on track 382, total U. s. shipments 233: no trading account of cold weather, operators not opening cars. MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 28, (,7V-Flour IOC hlch«r. Carload lola family patent* ?7.15(i 7.25 a barrel In 08 Ib. cotton sacks. Shipments 15,080. Pure bran flSOSH. Standard middlings $13fi13.50. NEW YOnK SUOAIl. NEW YORK, Dec. 23. 1.37--Rair Mar ciulet today and no Bales reported. Futures 3 poInU net higher on most of ll;e active po- Bltlona. Refined unchanged at 4.3flc for fine granulated. IIAT SIAHKET. CHICAGO. Dec. 23. -T-- Hny, unchanged, 11 cars. SEEDS. TOLEDO, Dec. 28, l.lv-- Seeds unchanged. The only kind of genuine pre-war stuff you see now is the same old pap for cannon fodder.--Midwest Review. Produce MASON CITY, Dec. 28.-Cash Quotations by E. Q. Morse Egga (current receipts) l2c Heavy hens, ife Ibs. ana over... 7c Light hens Springs (heavy breeda) 7o Springs, (Leghorn breeds) Sc Old cocks (Heavy i 4c Ducks 4c Geesa 4 C Turkeys, No. 1 He Merchants Quotations Eggs, cash 16-lTc* Eggs, intrade 18c* Butter, Plymouth 26c Butter, Clear .Lake 24c Butter, Brookfield 24c Butter, State Brand 26c Butter, Dairy Maid 24c Homo Grown Potatoes, peck...25c "EDITOR'S NOTE--Theso representative quotations were obtain** by calling several downtown giocery stores. CHICAGO PnODUtXE. CHICA.OO, Dec. 28. I.Ti--Butter 7,723, un- Kettled; creamery specials (03 score) 183" 18WC; extras (82) 17c; extra firsts (60-91) 16»i@17(;; firsts (88-89) 16®16%c; seconds (SC-S7) 15%o; standards (90 centralized car- lots) 16i®l7c. EfiEs 1,167, f i r m ; prices unchanged. CHICAUO rOU).THY. CHICAGO, Dec. 28. /P)--Poultry, live, 1 car, 52 trucks, unsettled; hens ll@1 Leghorn hena 9c; Rock springs 1 2 i 4 © l 3 , colored HH!3 r 12iAc; Leghorn chickens 9:; roosters 7 W e ; hen turkeys 15c, young toms 14i4c, old toms lie, No. 2, 19c; (lucks 9 Si 15c; geese 12c. Dressed turkeys steady; prices unchanged. « v u FUTURES. CHICAGO. Dec. 28. LT)--Effjj futures closed: Refrigerator standards December 14"K,@15c; refrigerator stanilanlg January 14^4©%c; refrigerator stanflarila October 17-ic; fresh graded firsts Februnr- 15%c. Butter futures: storage Etandards December 16^c: storage standards January Ifilic; storage auindanls February 17c. KANSAS cirr rnoDi;c£. K.\NSAS CITV, Dec. 23. tjm-- Creamery butter 21c. NEW YOHK VROVVCE. NEW YORK, Dec. 28. OD^Butter 13.005. easy; creamery first (87-81 score) 17i 19Hc; seconds ISVt'S'lT'Ac; centralized 00 score) 38c; extra S2 acore) 20s; other grades unchanged. Cheese SQ,256, irregular; prices unchanged. Eggs 19,755, Irregular; mixed colors, firsts 191.1 @ic; average checks 1554c; refrigerators: Firsts 16Vidp4c; seconds 1 @?ic; other mixed colors unchanged. NEW YOBK FOUI/TIIV. NEW YORK, Dec. 28. ,1T--Dressed pouL try steady to firm. Turkeys, fresh 15®25c; ducks, frozen 15%@17c; other grades unchanged. Market Notes By TICKER TAPE Tlie volume of business Jn tiie district apparently declined by a very small amount in November from, the level of October, after allowance for purely seasonal changes. The adjusted laSex of bank debits at 84 cities declined from 54 in October to 52 In November. The country check clearings Index decreased from 73 in October to 77 In November. The Index of miscellaneous freight car- oadlngs was reduced from 62 In October to 31 In November. On the other hand, the nde.x of l,c.l. carload Ings rose from C9 60. As compared with the totals for NoTem- :cr a year ago, the volume of business In the. month Juat closed continued to show a general Increase, although the Increase wan not as great as that which has prevailed n earlier months of the year. This was partly due to tlie decline in the level of business thla year and partly due to a sporadic Increase in business during November a year ago. Bank debits In November were 1 per cent larger than In November a year ago. Other Increases occurred In country check clearings, freight cnrloadlngs, flour production, copper output, butler production, marketings of durum, wh«at, cattle and calves, furniture sales, country lumber sales, securities sales and wholesale, trade. Decreases occurred in building permits and contracts. Hour shipments, linseed products shipments and marketings of bread wheat, rye. flax, bogfl and aheep. Final figures for department store sales reported by representative city stores were 3 per cent smaller in November this year than the total reported for the same month la.st year. COUNTRY" CLEARINGS SHOW INCREASE The records for the first half oC December for bank debits and country check clearings show exactly opposite tendencies for the two series of figures. Country check :tenrlngs for the ft rat 15 business days of December were 24 per cent larger than In .he corresponding days a year ago. If thla relatively better volume should continue dur- ng the remainder of December, the country check clearings Index for December would e several points higher than that for November. This would reverse the downward .rend of the past few months. On (he other h n n d , bank debits at 17 reporting cities d u r i n g the two weeks ending Dec. 13 were only 2 per cent larger ttmn In the corresponding weeks last yean This would Indicate that the Index of bank debits for December would Ije lower than the index for November and would probably decline to the lowest level since last February. KAU.M INCOME LARGER The estimated cash Income during November to northwestern farmers from seven .mportant Items was 5 per cent Inrger than Lhe Income from, the same Items in November a year ngo. Increases over last year's Income occurred In durum wheat, potatoes, lalry products and hogs. Decreases, occurred ,n Income from bread wheat, rye and flax. Prices of all of the grains and of veal calves, hogs, lambs, ewe?, butler, milk and potatoes were higher In November than a year ago. Prices of butcher «t«ers, feeder steers, hens and eggs were lower than last year's Novmber prices. The price of butter broke sharply on Dec. IS, establishing a new post-war low price on that date. Butter prices, using Chicago quotations for creamery extras as typical, declined from 22',5 cents on Dec. 1, which was the highest price of the month, to 15VI on Dec. IS. The price recovered *o 10 cents on Dec. 20. This drop In the price of butter tliit not affect farm Incomu from butter during December, since the cream checks which are distributed to farmers in the early part of December arc based on No- rembcr production and prices. The lower rice for butter will seriously a f f e c t the farm Income from butter during January, especially If the low price prevails throughout the remainder of December. INVESTMENT TRUSTS Bid ami asked Dec. 23; Corp Tr 3h 2,13 orp Tr 9h AX Mod .... 2.23 Corp Tr Sli Accum 3er .. 2.05 p.Tr Accum Ser Mod .. 2.23 Dividend Sh ,,, 1-15 Nationwide Sec 2.99 Nationwide Sec Vic ...... 1.2ft Nor Amer Tr Sh, 1.80 Nor Amer Tr 6h 1955 .... 2.14 Quarterly Inc Sh , 1.30 Selected Am Sh 2.51 ielected Cum Sh c.42 Selected Income Eh 3,20 Super Corp Am Tr A. .... 2.96 U 3 El 1* . POW A ...... OU U a El Ii Pow B 1.65 U S El L Pow B Vtc ... .62 No 2.30 No 2.30 1.17 3.00 1.36 No No 1.10 No No No No 10 1.75 No -- Benny Rnss, 13l/» fiiii.xui-,i.t JIIA--lienny Has3, Ijl 1 /* ^Mladelphka, DDUjolnted Kddle fool, 135 n e p k a , o u p o i n t e d Eddie Cool, 133, Indclpliln, l f ; Al Kttore, 1H3, riillu- fihla. outpointed Topper .Stopper, 17'j, perriHe, l'n,, ( B ) . PRICES WEAK TO 10 CENTS LOWER Dressed Pork Demand Shows No Marked Expansion Despite Cold. CHICAGO, Dec. 28. CSV-The hog market weakened under pressure of supplies today. Receipts here overshot advance estimates by 8,000 head and found demand alack. Prices ruled generally weak to 10 cents lower than Wednesday with the top down to 53.40. The bulk sold from ?3.20 to §3.35. Demand for dressed pork has shown no marked expansion despite the continued cold wave. Buyers were therefore cautious In loading up with hogs. Producers were anxious to unload hogs while the bulge in prices caused b;- short supplies over the holiday week-end were still being paid. Outside markets alao reported heavier receipts and trade was slow with prices weaker ranging from 10 to 25 cents lower. Cattle trade was more active on the strength of a small run and the general run sold steady to strong. Light heifers and mixed yearlings were again in demand and sold strong to 25 cents higher. Best light steers topped at $6.35; heavies sold up to 56 with the bulk at 55.75 down. Sheep and lambs were weak to 15 cents lower because of a plentiful supply. Most bids on desirable fat lambs ranged around 57.50 and $7.65, but toppy lots were held upwards of 57.75. Mason City Livestock MASON CITY, Dec. 28-HOGS Hogs steady to 5 cents lower. Best sorted lights 200-240 $2.00 Best medium weight buehers 240-2RQ S'-J.DO Best heavy butchers 2(jQ-300 J2.75 Beat prime heavy fculchers ..300-350 J2.55 Best packing sows, smooth 300-350 $2.30 B'cst heavy sows, smooth. ...350-40O 52.10 Best btff heavy sows, smooth 450-500 91.90 ight lights, fair to good, (110, 160, ISO) 52.10 52.40 52.60 CATTLE Cattle market steady. Choice young steers 900-1,000 54,50-5.00 Medium to good yearling steers 000-1,000 S3.50-4.SU Choice com Jed steers 1,000-1,200 54.00-4.7o edium to good corn fed steers 1,000-1,200 $3-50-4.00 Low grade steers , 52.QQ-2.GQ No demand /or heifers and Jlght yearlings. Butcher cows, fair to good 51.75-2.25 Good to choice cows $2.25-2.oO ice to prime cows S2.50-2.75 Inferior cannera . . , . · + · .50.65-1.00 Fair to good cannera ,,,,·,;.«.. .$0.90-1.16 Fair to good cutlers $1.25-1.50 Good heavy cutters aufl low grade beef cov?s 51.40-1.85 .nferfor Ught weight bulls 51.25-1.SU Common to 'air bulls 5l.5o-2.on ?air to good bulla 52.00-2.35 Good heavy bullu $2.35-2 r.'i Good to choice ealvea ..130-1QO 53.75-4.25 Medium to Rood calves . .130-190 52.75-3.75 inferior and common calves , $2.75 down LAMBS Choice lambs 70-30 56.25-6.75 Ium to good lambs .. 70-90 55.25-6,25 Buck Iambs 51.00 under grace Quotations subject to market fluctuations. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK. CHICAGO, Dec. 2S. L1V-U. 3. department of agriculture-HOOS 30,000; Including 7,000 direct; slow, steady to IQc lower than Wednesday- good and choice 1RO to 220 Ibs. 53.35Lt'3.4Q: top 53.40; 230 to 200 Iba. S3.25-S-3.35; pigs !2.ri05f2.75; most packing sows 52.50^2.75; Ight light good and choice 140 to ISO Ibs. $2.85^3.20; light weight 100 t o 200 Ibs. $3.10^3.40; medtum weight 200 to 250 ibs. SO?3.10; heavy %velght 250 to 350 Ibs. 53 -35; packing sows medium and good 275 to 5SO Ibs. £2.35^2.30; pigs good and choice 100 to 130 Ibs. $2.25®2.75. CATTLE 8,000; calves 1,000; active, strong to higher on all grades light fitcers and yearlings; Itght heifer and mixed year- Ings ruling another strong to 25p. higher; medium weight and weighty steers glow, steady to weak on better grades and weak 'o shade lower on ptatner kfnda which, predominate In weighty steer crop; best long yearlings 50.35; medium weight steers around Ed; weighty bullocks 55.75 with bulk at $5.25 down; other killing classes strong to higher; scarce; slaughter cattle and vealera: Steers good and choice 550 to 000 Ibs. $5.25j?C.75: 90Q to HOO Ibs. JS.SSfiJe.RO; UOO to J300 Iks, $5@fl,25; 1300 to 1300 Ibs. i4.25y'G: common and medium 550 to 1300 b.q. 53$JT5; heifers good and choice 550 to 750 Ins. S5Q;6.50; common and medium 13® 5; cows Rv?d $2.75f?3.75; common and me- lium 52.35^2.75; low cutter and cutter 51.40ft2.35; bu'ts (yearlings excluded) good (beef) S333.50; cutter, common and medium $2..W)ff 3.25; vealers good and choice '5.505^7.25; medium S^QiS.SO; cull and cnm- mon 33S 1 -!; stocker and feeder cattle: steers good and choice 50Ci to 1050 Ibs. $3.75 g!5; common and merfium ?2.5Q£3.75. SHEEP 17,000; fat lambs opening slow, .mdertone weak to 15c lower; talking around $7.50{?'7.J5 on ECKM! to choice offerings; top- py kinds held upwan] from 17-7,%; sheep steady; feeding lambg absent; slaughter sheep and lambs: Lnmbs 00 Ibs. down good ind choice 57fl7.B5; common and medium $5.25®7.25; ewes W to 150 Jbs, good and choice $2.25iT3.75; all weights common and medium 51.50^2-75; feeding lambs 50 to 75 bs. good and choice J5.90i£?6.5Q. OMAHA LIVESTOCK. OMAHA, Dec. 28. UV-U. S, department of agriculture-HOOS 9,000; fairly active, weak to 25c over than Wednesday's uneven trade, top S3.10 for short load choice 212 Ibs.; bulk 170 to 310 Ibs. S2.85'J?3; lew heavier weights $2.73; 140 to 170 Ibj. 52.50^2.65; Hgs $1.755 2.25; BOWS ?2,3002-50; stags 11.75 fr 2. OATTI.K 4,500; calves 300; fed steers and yearlings slow, steady to weak; heifers slow, about steady; other killing classes "ully steady; stackers and feeders scarce; "ed steers and yearlings $4.50i) fi.50; choice 1,213 Ibs. 55.75; heifers jKjn.35; bulk lecf cows 52.50^3: few lots C3.IS03.25; cutter rrart«!3 mo-itly Sl.75'3'2.25; medium tulla 5^2.50; practical top .vealers $5, few 55.50. S1!m:i- 11.000; Including three cars of fed wooted lamb.i Ytought to arrive at $7.50; nmbs alow, early bids 35-40e lower; encep nnd feeders steady; early bids fed wooled amls ST.25^7,35, beat held above 57.50: 'e*l clipped lambs 55,75^6.25: light ewes llRfhle tip to 53.25; early sales fdeilin^ ambs J0.50; one load mixed fat and feeders average 83 Ibs. $7. sioux CITY LIVESTOCK:. BIOUX CITY, Dec. 28. Lli--U. S. department of agriculture-- CATTLB 3,500; heller grade fed steers and yearlings fairly active, firm; others Ittle changed; fat she stock mostly steady; leffera active, silRhtiy improved; stockers .nd feeders scarce, little changed; car holce OOri lh. yearlings and two loads 1,133 h. stecrfl $8.25; raw sales long yearllnga .-nii medfum uefghl beeves 55,75 ^ 6- tu^k 4.25ii5.50; two loads g^d 653 Ib. heifers Hog Markets JflO£ prices at Iowa markets Thursday: WATERLOO--Prime hogs ISO to 260 Ibs, S2.55@2.85: 260 to 200 Iba. S2.45©2.75; 280 to 325 Jb3. J2.35ST2.6b; 325 to 350 Iba. 52.20 '32.50; good packers J1.S5®2.20. ma MOISES--3,200: 120 to iso ibs. Sl.75«S2.40; 160 to 300 Iba. J2.W®2.75; 300 to 400 Ibs. $2.30@2.50; good packers SI.76 OTTCJIWA--All grades down 15c; 140 to 100 Its. J1.45; 100 to 180 Ibs. S2.45; 180 to 200 los. $2.80; 200 to 240 Iba. $2.90; 210 to 260 Ibs. J2.00; 260 to 280 Ibs. 52.70- 2SO to 310 Ibs. J2.50; 310 to 350 Ilia. J2.35; over 350 Ibs. 52Q12.30; packers under 350 Ibs. S1.80jf2.10; packers 350 to 450 Ibs. SI.50® 1.80; packers over 500 Ibs. $1.30@1.6Q- thin packers 90c and down. ' CEDAR HAPIDS--Prime hogs 180 to 200 Iba. 52.65; 200 to 260 Ibs. J2.75; 280 to 280 Ibs. 52.65; 280 to 300 IDS. 52.55; 300 to 320 Ibs. $2.45; 320 to 340 Ibs. 52.35; prime good packers to 350 Ibs. 51.90; to 400 Ibs. $1.80; to 450 Ibs. SI.70: to 500 Iba. SI.60. COHN No. 2 yellow 35c; No, 3 yellow 34e. COMBINED HOO RECEIPTS. DES MOINES, Dec. 28. l«-- U. S. department nt agriculture-Combined, hog receipts at 22 concentration yards and 7 packing plants located in Interior Iowa and southern Minnesota, for the 24 hour period ended nt 8 a. ra. today were 50.400 compared with 24,200 a week ago and 46.700 a year ago. Uneven, mostly 5-15c lower, 20-25C off at an occasional yard; loading slowed up some as a result of the decline and demand fairly active. Quotations follow: Light lights 140 to 180 Ibs. Rood and choice 52.40®2.80; light weights ISO to ISO Ibs. J2.60®3; ISO io 200 Ibs. I2.75Sf3.10; medium weights 200 to 220 Ibs. S2.75S-3.10: 220 to 250 Ibs. J2.75gi3.10- heavy weights 250 to 290 Ibs.' S2.65®3 10; 290 to 350 Ibs. 52.40fif2.90; packing BOWS 275 to 350 Ibs. good S2.15®2.50- 350 Io 425 Ibs. $2®2.30; 425 to 550 Ibs. 51.85012.20. S5.10; most beef cows 52.2532.75; low cutters and cutters mainly $1.50©2. HOOS 11,000; sales and bids weak to 15c lower; top 53; early sales 170 to 250 )b. weights $2.00rg3; packers bidding 52.95 down for butchers: light lights 52.50^2 sows S2.40SJ2.60; feeder pies 52Q2.50. SIIEKP 4,500; no early action, fat lambs undertone weak; others. little changed; choice led wooled lambs held around 57.65: packers Indicating around J7.40 down; feeders scarce; bulk fat wooled Iambs Wednesday $7.50«?7.60; load 102 Ib. slaughter yearlings J6.25. KA.VSAS CITY LIVESTOCK. KANSAS CITY, Dec. 28. lav-U. S. department of agriculture-HOOS 3,000; 160 direct; rnoatly 10-15C lower than Wednesday's average; under- weights dull; top 13.20 on choice ISO to 220 Ibs.; good and choice 140 to 160 Ibs. S2.50'# 3.05; 160 to 180 Iba. $2.9033.15; ISO to 200 Ibs. S3.IOrS3.20; 200 to 220 Ibs. S3.10S3.20: 220 to 250 Ibs. 53.05{?3.20; 250 to 290 Ibs. 53R3.15; 290 to 350 Ibs. 52.8003.10; pack- Ing sows 273 to 550 Ibs. 52.1502.65; stock P'BS. good and choice 70 to 130 Ib3. 11.50 S'2.25. CATTLE 3,000; calves 500; fed steere and yearlings opening fully steady; other killing classes scarce, stendj- to strong; stackers and feeders lacking; top 1.038 Ib. yearling Steers 55; steers, soon and choice, 550 to 900 Ibs., S5.151p5.-I0; 800 to 1100 Ibs. 54.85 Si6.tO; 1100 to 1300 Ibs. I486; 1300 to 1500 Ibs. S3.75GKr.50; common and medium, 550 Ibs. up, S2.75ff?4.95; heifers, good nnd choice, 550 to 900 Ibs., 54,35®G: common and medium, 550 to 900 Ib.v., $2.50S'4.Sfl; cows, good, 52.SOft'S; common and medium $2ti£2.50; low cutter nnd cutter, 51.25^2; vealerg (milk fed) medium t 0 choice, 53.50 gjt'6.50; cull and common 52^3.50; alocker and feeder steers, good and choice (all weights) $3.SO®5; common and medium (all weights) S2®3.75. SHEEP 5,000; Blow, nothing sola tarly; opening bids on slaughter lambs 15-25c lower; lambs, good and choice x) 00 Ibs. down, 57@7.50; common and medium. 90 Ibs. down, $4,75G?7; yearling wethers, medium to choice, 90 to 110 Ibs.. S4.253i6: e\ves, good and choice, 90 to 150 ibs., 52.25 ®3.35. (x)--Quotations based on ewes and weth- ere. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK. SOUTH ST. PAUL, Dec. 23. (A'J--U. S. department of agriculture-CATTLE 2.000; generally nbout steady, lut less active than early Wednesday; several loads well finished flteers here; good to choice 950 to 1250 Ib. weights 54.75(55.50; common and short fed yearlings and light steers J2.50'S4.50; odd lots heUers J2.50tf[ 4.50; common to good cows $21|2.75; cutter grades $1.25@1.85: medium bulls 52.251? 2.65; common to good light weight stockers $2tft3.75; calves, 1.300; vealers about teady with Wednesday's late advance; bulk S5 down; few choice to 55.50. HOGS 9.000; lights and butchers weak to mostly lOc lower; packing sows about steady; better 160 to 260 Ibtr. $3ff3.10; lop S3.10 paid mostly by shippers for a few loads of 160 to 220 Ibs.; hulk 171) to 240 'bs. to packers 53,05; heavier butchers down to 52.fir or below; packing sows S2.15fi* 2.50; mostly S2.25S2.40; light lights salable largely S2.50fi3: pigs scarce; average cost Wednesday 53.03; weight 221 Ibs. SHEEP 2,500; run Includes about four loads fed lambs: practically nothing done early: packers talking 25c lower on fat lambs; best fed lambs held around 57.50; Wednesday bu'k fat natives $7.25; 92 Ib. fed westerns 57.40. LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CFJICACJO. Dec. 28. (.TV- Official estimated receipts tomorrow: cattle 2,000; hogs 25,000; sheep 16,000. Representative Sales CHICAGO, Dec. 28. Ur--U. S. department of agriculture--Representative sates: irons. Heavy-- Lights-50 291 3.25 80 19i) 3.40 iQ 282 3.30 7S 185 3.35 53 260 3.30 69 372 3.30 61 259 3.35 82 169 3.25 Mediums-- Light Lights-59 240 3.35 74 15S 3.15 70 236 3.3S 87 143 3.00 224 3.10 73 210 941 1054 900 1017 937 850 1575 1300 Native Lambs- 38 38 230 82 91 80 Fed Westerns- ISO SO 236 87 230 91 180 87 191 S3 3.40 CATTLE. Heifers-6.50 25 740 6.35 24 800 6.25 22 640 5.75 20 800 5.2,-, COW3-- 4.75 4 1200 4.50 10 1100 3.75 5 1050 6 850 SHEEP. Ye aril USE-7.60 71 83 7.50 Ewes-7.35 11 10 7. CO 14 7.50 14 7..10 7.33 7.00 130 1C') 190 57 4.90 5.75 5.40 4.50 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.40 6.00 3. ,10 3.00 2.75 2.50 Here and There Guests From Chicago. CLARKSVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Pcet and daughter, Alice of Chicago, are with her mother, Mrs. Oscar Loper and family for a week's visit. Leaves for Chicago. GREENE--O. Guerney who has seen a guest of the J. D Shook family left for his home at Chicago. Mrs. Guerney will remain for a few days longer STOCK MARKET MOVES UPWARD Late Gains Range From 1 to Around 4 Points on Wide Front. NEW YORK, Dec. 2S. (St--Tee stock market moved steadily upward today on a wide front. Late gains ranged from 1 to around 4 points. Considerable year-end tax selling, which Is for cash the balance of this week, was readily absorbed. American Telephone was a conspicuously strong spot, advancing IVi points. Allied Chemical gained as much. Issues showing advances of 2 to more than 3 included Western Union, Liggett and Myers B. Consolidated Gas, Case, du Pont, New York Central and U. S. Smelting. Transfers approximated 1,600,000 shares. The "cash-and-carry" transactions which, under the two day delivery rule, are only ones now recordable In 1933 income statements, were quite numerous in the first hour. They continued to make up about one-quarter of the activity after the ticker tape had slowed down appreciably. Grains and cotton were rather narrow, but most other commodities were fairly firm. The dollar moved a bit higher in relation to leading foreign exchanges as the domestic gold price was again unchanged. Bonds improved in spots. Despite the generally cheerful demeanor of most traders, and the apparently bright outlook for trade and industry during the early part of next year, some market commentators were advising against the relaxation of caution in extending commitments. Curb Market NSW YORK, Dec. 28. IJ1V-With the bulk of 1933 tax selling apparently out oE the way, curb prices maintained their upward direction today. The tape was well dotted with, transactions "for cash," since tax offerings can still be made In that manner through Saturday, but the general Jlat had a good backlog of buying orders and prices worked higher In moderately active trading. Utilities again forged ahead. American Gas, Electric Bond and Share anJ Niagara Hudson were fairly strong at times Elsewhere, gains of tractions to around 2 pointa were made by American Cyanamld "B'," Canadian Industrial Alcohol "A," Newmont aiinine 1 , Lake Shore Alines, Safely Car, Sherwln Williams, Swift and company, Hiram \valker, Distillers-Seagrams and Pioneer Gold. Pennroad, cities Service, American Superpower and Standard Oil of Indiana were steady. Bond Market NEW YORK. EM. 23. (.TV-Bonds had a steady tone today, but most markets were tliin. A few issues lost ground on small transfers which were thought to have In- volved'tax loss aeilltig. H. E. governments departed but Little during the early trading from yesterday's closltjg levels, A few of the treasury loans were up 2-32nda or a point and the rest were unchanged to 1-32 lower. Secondary rntla and a considerable number o( the lower priced classlfloationa in other groups rnafntained their positions (airly well despite an aljscncQ of active buying fntereat. Price changea In the foreign department covered generally small ranRQ and trading interest was mainly confined in the earJy dealings to Germany, Brazilian ond Australian Issues, most* of which were a shndc higher. British, 5!£s eased a fraction and French issues ivere neglected. U. S. 110ND QUOTATIONS. NEW YORK, Dec, 28. (jp.--United states Government bonds closed: Liberty 3%s 100.15. Liberty First -IHs 101.11, Liberty Fourth -p/Js 101.25. Treasury 4 U s 47-52 106,12. Treasury 4s 44-JH 10X8. Treasury 3-^3 40--13 June C9.1S. Treasury 3',£s 4G--19 05.13. Treasury 33 ai-Iis 91.10. - IOWA PUBLIC UTILITY STOCKS. Bid and asfced on Dec. 2S: Cent St El 7 pet pfd (*25 par) Cent St P L 7 ret pfd D M Gas S pet pfd (550 part .. D j[ Gas T pet pfd ($50 par) .. interstate Pow 7 pet pfd Iowa Electric 7 pet pfd Iowa Electric 6V£ pet pfd Iowa Kfec Lt Pow 7 pet pfd Iowa. Elec Lt . Pow G iict pfd Iowa Power Lt T ret pfd ... . Iow a Pow Lt 6 pet Pfd Iowa Pub Service 7 pet pfd .... IOWA Pul) Service G pet pfd .... Iowa South mil 7 pet !fd Mid States Utll 7 pet pfd N U' Bell Tel 6',i pet JM United Lt Rya 7 pet pfd U n i t e d Lt Rys » pet pfd .... 49 44 13 S 7' 2(1 18 61 no {0 35 33 30 Lamson Brothers Market Letter GRAIN LETTER. CHICAGO, Dec. 2S.-- Wheat--Aggressive buying was lacking In wheat today yet there was no desire to sell (he absence of any particular news. The result was EL narrow market. With very lit- net ctmnEe in prices. Tho market clM not pay much attention in strength In stocks, although the Improvement there sed some buying of wheat in the last hair hour. Some- profit taking prevented the raVy being maintained. Modification of the cold wave over ther southwest had aome effect early nnd at the same time there wns not the buying ntlrJbuted to rolH.s which has been Tvltnessed lh« pivat two sessions, j^cw York noted a pickup In the floor business in ;he eaat. Leading companies, a dispatch says, mve he«n well stacked and were unwilling o purchase ahead. While the processing lax ha/i tended to diminish consumption In the east, ns It has perhaps elsewhere, thia dispatch, expressed the belief that consumers were becoming accustomed to tho price m a r k u p and an Improved demand Is ex* peeled to follow. Few crop comments were receive/! in the course of the tiny, although ho Kansas weekly report said rain was needed In parts of that state. Winnipeg was without special strength owiriR to lack of export business or any encouragement from U. g. markets. Com--Corn displayed re'atlvely more itrengtrt than wheat nlthough prices aver- tKed fractionally lower. Continued Hght receipts, small offerings to arrive nad further ·cported sealing of corn Tvere bullish factors :hnt found little reflection In prices. Only me cnr corn wns reported as booked anil tactically all of the to arrive contracts 13ve now been filled. This was the first Stock List JfEW VOKK STOCKS. NEW YORK. Dec. 28. Jlnal Quotations. Air Heduo 100% I T i T Alleghany svi Johns Many Al Oho i Dye 14744 Kennecott Am can 98% Kresge Am For Pow 8!i Llg t My B Am Pow Lt SQ Loews Am steel Fdrs 20'/ t Loose Wiles Am Sugar 45 Lorlllard A T T lll«i Maytag Am Tob B 68W McXess i Rob Am Wat Wks 18% UW Cont Pet Anaconda 141- 11 K T Atchtson 53' Mo Pac All Ret 291; Mont Ward Auburn . 54' Naah Aviation Corp 7?i Natl Blso B 0 13 Nat C Heg A BnmsdBlI SW Nat Dairy Bendlx 17 Nat Distill Beth stl 371, Nat Pow 4 Lt Bordcns n^it N Y cent Borr Warn j) 2 NY NH H Burr Add 151? No Amer Canada Dry ?*£ No pac Can Pac a-js? Oliver Farm Case B g^ Oliver P pfd Ches o 4n Packard C N w 7 Penlck 4 Ford Chic Gt W is/ Penney Chic Gt w pfd BK Penn C AE S P 4 p i£? Phillips Pet C M s P i- p ,,, ,S Proc Gam Chrysler p if? Pullman Col 0 E 12-' R n A coniwjth Sou 32 Cons Gas 37 Cons oil in, Conn can 75 Contl !,,,, £ Conn Mot ,, HIS 60 VI IS 42' 16 *8 4% SJt 3 * 2444 43 1814 12K 24;; 3 ?j? 14 f t 22»i 3« 13 58 61 16 * 39 Vi 53',i R C A Hera Rand 7 Rep stl 17}i Hey Tob B 43^ Hoy Dutch 3d-7i - TM. ,,, Shell U s . Corn Prod 7- Skelly ga;, Curtljs Wr iu Eoconj- Van 16K Deere pfd "*" So Pal: 20 D mg Inc '" st Brands 22!i Du Pont o V ' s t C, t B 7 Eastman ios It S" 5*j i 0 -. Fox^rTinf * U 4S slew Worn T* s^liiuC I i-ini! rT° 0 ^ 3 - 33ii Tim Rol B 30 nm ,? totor3 331ft un Cart 46% GIMette 3H Un pac jj** rt i Gt West Bug Hi«P«TM Hudson 291s . Int Nick Can 2154 U S Steel 4771- Wabash 2ii Warner Plct sii "'eat El a Mfg 38 1 , V oolK-orth. 41K WrlBle! ' «£ Yel Tr A\ * CHICAGO STOCKS CHICAGO. Dec. 28. Wj -- . Cont Chi ctfs Dexter Co Gt Lakes Air Grlgsby-Grunow kali Drue * e ';°ss Bwitca pt e p ct Natl Standard Northw Banco Quaker Oats Kath Packing S w i f t Co Swut Intl United Gas Vtnilr ind Zenith im 20« 3fc 115 .MINNEAPOLIS STOCKS First Bank Stock 7. Northwest Banco 3\. Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office in Bagley_Beck Building Telephone No. 7 KEW YORK CUHB QUOTATIONS Am Gas 4 El 20 T /i Humbl? Oil 101 1! Niag Hud B 1H NT-Bem-Potid 8 Am Sup Pow Ark N Gaa A. Can Afarcool Bl Bil Sh . 2K 1174 Ford Mo of Can 15U Niag A Hurt NVBem-Pond Penaroad Corp 3 O Ind S O Ky Ford Mn of Eng 5-S United Gas Hud B M i S 9^ Uti L. P A CHICAGO STOCKS Ben A.V! Corp 17 Butler Broa Bor-XVar Corp 2114 Cord Company JVKH' YORK STOCKS Alaska Juneau 21^ Kelvlnatnr Corn Am Bank Note I5vi Kroger Groc Am Car Fdy 25^- " Am Roll Mills lO'.ii Am Metal 19Vi Am R S Co 14 Vi Am S R Co 44 H Am Tob QSli A t f a n Kef Co 20 Vi At CO B (III) -J% ABSOC D Gtls llVi Bahlwln Lo ii ^j Bftrnsdall OH A 8V1 Brfgga Mfu Co 12 Beat Co (i 13: 24 28 K Br-Ba-Col Co By era A M Co Calif Pack Com. Credit Com Solvents Cont Oil Cream of \Vht Cudahy Pack Curt Wri p/tl Ft Natl stores Gt North ore Hera Clioc Co Hous OH (New) Indian Rcf 19 W 18% 17 H, 3714 5K 55 ^ 10 ^i 47 VI Lambert Co Uq carb Corp 27^a Hack Truck 35 Math Alkali ^5T4 Mpx Scab Oil Mr.K Robb Otla Steal 4 J C Penney Co 54 Pure Oil Co lOVi I'ur BaK Corp 12ii Puc Ser of N J 36 SL Jnsupti Lend 23 Slmrnouu c« 17H So Cal Edison 1514 Tex Pac Land 7' Tide Wat OH Co 8-14 U S Ind Al aoii UtU P I. A aW Vanadium 23 Un OH Calif ]8Td Un Gas imn I47i War tints Co 7ri Western Union Worth Pump Wrlg Jr Co North Am Av 54 Vi 22 Ti S0=i 5 booking of com to arrive since lost Friday. Cas]i nates 40.000 bushels. While we are Inclined to expect quiet markets for the remainder OE the week, believe broader buy- Ing power necessary to maintain or advance prices. 2 Youths Arrested at Davenport for Car Theft Attempt DAVENPORT, Dec. 28. (.T)--William Bell, IT and Virgil Amspoker, 17, Lincoln, Nebr., high school students, were arrested here this morning after a Davenport realtor told police they attempted to steal his automobile. Police went to Walcott this afternoon to recover a Nebraska car, which police here said the youths had abandoned there. According to officers the pair decided yesterday to leave their homes and go east in search of work. They are being held for Nebraska authorities. No formal charges have been Tiled against them. Iowa State Will Open Against Luther in '34 AJVIES, Dec. 28. (IF)--Iowa State college will open Its 1934 football season against Luther college, (eorge Veenher, athletic director, announced today. The game will be played Sept. 29. Dther teams scheduled thug far are :he five other members of the Big Six, the University of Iowa and Drake. To complete the nine game card, the Cyclones will schedule another game for Oct. 6. The American h:sro today would ha the man who could cross the dollar with the homing pigeon.-Boston Trainer.

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