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FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 9 1936 HOG PRICES ADVANCE AT CHICAGO CATTLE, LAMB MARKETS DROP Swine Top Goes to $10.70; Livestock Run Is Most Liberal in Weeks. - CHICAGO, CrP)--The most libera supply of livestock marketed ben in weeks resulted in lower cattle -and lamb prices Monday but hogs were strengthened by reports of improved consumption of pork. *;. Although the hog run totaled 19 -000, the hest Monday supply in mor ^than a month, the volume of offer- ~jngs was not a burden on the mar- "ket. Medium and light weights sole -steady to 5 cents higher, going to a -top of $10.70. Heavy swine were ^slow in moving, however. -- More heavy hogs are coming to "market now than at any time this Hseason and traders said this indicated farmers were holding for feeding --inasmuch as the corn-hog price ra- ~tion is very satisfactory. a- The average cost last week was -510.05 as against $9.99 the previous "Veefc and $9.47 during the same jveek in 1935. -- Cattle prices were weak to unev tnly lower today. The early steer top "was $11.65'but only a moderate -supply of better grade beeves was ·available and these sold about ·Steady. The general run was weak "to 25 cents lower. Last week's av- lerage cattle cost was lifted 78 cents -to $8.68. Compared with the corre- "Sponding week last year slaughter Tgteers were $2.10 lower. ~ Early lamb sales were 25 to 50 ·cents lower Monday with heavies "off the most. Scattered sales were jnade at $9.25 to $9.75. Last week's ' ^average lamb cost was $9.75, or IS rcents better than the previous week higher than a year ago. Mason City Livestock - MASON CITY--For Monday HOGS. T- Five fo 10 cents higher. Good lisht lights 140-160 S8.70-9.00 »Good lights J60-180 S9.20-8.50 _Good light butchers 180-200 S9.50-9.SO /Good light butchers 220-250 S9.50-9.80 c Good med. wt. butchers 250-270 59.50-9.80 Good med. irt. butchers 25J-270 S9.35-9.65 Good med. wt. butchers 270-290 SS.IM.IS "Good heavy butchers .. 290-325 59.00-9.30 "Good heavy butchers 325-350 S8.85-S.15 'Good heavy butchers -- 350-400 SS.65-8.95 "Good packing sows .... 275-350 58.40-8.70 -Good heavy sows 350-425 58.20-8.50 Good big hy. sows .... 425-550 S8.05-8.35 Good big hy. sows 550 and up 57.85-8.15 - cThe above Is a 10:20 truck hog market -for good and choice hogs. The difference la ofrlce is for short and long haul hogs.) CATTLE, -Steers, good to choice S 7.75- 8.75 "·Steers, medium to good * S 6.00- 7.50 ··Steers, lair to medium - S 4.50- 6.00 ~aelfer5,' good to choice ....-- .5 5.75- 0.75 -iKelftrs; medium to-good -..:.; 'S 5^00- 5-.T5 -Heifers, common to medium .. S 4.25- 6.00 ~Cows, good to choice S 4:50- 5.25 Cows, fair to good S 4.00- 4.50 ,£ows, cutters S 3.50- too ^Cows, caaners .. S 3.25- 3.50 .Bulls, heavy -....- S 4.75- 5.75 Bulls, light - S 4.00- 4.75 Calves, gd. and choice 130-190 5 6.50- ;.00 "Calves, med. to good 130-190 S 5.00--6.00 ~Calves, infer, to com. 130-190 $ 5.00 down *" LAMBS. "Lambs, good to choice .. 70-90 $ 7.50- 8,50 "Lames, medium to good S 6.00- 7-00 'Lambs, fair to medium S 4.50- 6.30 Common to lair S 4.50 down Yearlings, good to choice 70-90 S 7.00- 9.00 Yearlings, med. to giwi 70-90 S 5.00- 7.00 "Yearlings, fair to medium .... S 4.00- 5.00 "Culls : S 4.00 down "Native ewes, good to choice ... S 2.75- 4.00 "Cull cwea S 1.50-2.50 ""Bucks S 1.00-2.50 "\Vethers,'2 years old -. S 6.00- 7.00 ·wettisre, poor to best S 4.00- 7.00 ^" Buck lambs $1 less. "~ No dock on lamos. " Quotations subject to market fluctuations. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK. (Monday Market) ~ CHICAGO, la')--U. S. department of agfi- "culture-'" KOGS 19.000; including 7,000 direct; "steady to 15c higher than Friday's average "on 250 Ibs. and down; little done on weights "above 250 Ibs.. few sales strong to IOC high- '"er- sows 10-15C up; top $10.70; 160 to 250 'Ibs. S10.35g.10.60: 140 to 160 Ibs. S10.255J 10.55; 250 to 280 Ibs. S9.90@10.35; eows ~$9 IS 9.4.0. ''. CATTLE-14,000; calves 1,500; genera "market slow, weak to unevenly lower; mod- Derate supply better grade weighty steers jlbout steady at 511@11.50; early top $11.65 .nest light cattle $11.35; general run weak Jo 25c lower; excessive supply of heifers and vearlinc, types mostly 25c off; most fed heif ers S7.50S8.25; some 'held well above 59 cows 10-150 of I; bulls'steady to weak; veal £TE about steady with shippers paying S8.5C ,,{£» and packers mostly $7.50@S- SHEEP 21,000; lambs slow, 25-52c. lower jieavies oft most; scattered early sales me ^ium to choice under,90 Ibs. lambs S9.25S) ^.75; no heavies sold early; sheep and year .lings scarce, steady; choice Mexican yearl'ng J59; good fed ewes 55.50. SIOUX CITJT LIVESTOCK. ~ (Monday Market) ,, SIOUX CITY, kP.'--U. S. department o Jlgriculture-- ^ CAIXLE 2,000; slaughter steers and year Jfngs slow; scattered early sales on shippin .account about steady; some major interest, .talking easier; fat she stock bids weak t slightly slower; "bulls 50c lower; stockers an .feeders active, strong; car lots good Ion .yearlings up to S9: car medium weigh Jbeeves held above 39.50: fairly liberal quot .salable at S6.50g7.50; few short fed heifer .eligible around $5.75@6,50; most beef cow Jbids S5.50 down; few choice $6.50; commo Ai\A medium stockers up to S7; sausage bull 45.75 down. _ HOGS 2,500r mostly sleady to lOc higher Jill interests buying; top $10.10 sparingly Better ISO Jo 260 lb. butchers $9.S5SilO; 26 io 315 lb. heavies 59.60S9.S5: 335 lb. aver Jtfts $9.50; 140 to 170 lb. selections $9.25 £.75; sows mostly 58,35; feeder piss S9.2 .. SHEEP 7.SOO; no early action: buyer ialkinj: 25n lower on fed lambs: best fc westerns held fully steady or around $9.75. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK. (Monday Market) . SOUTH ST. PAUL, (.B--U. S. departmcn of agriculture--. CATTLE 3,500; slow; slaughter steel opening around 25-50c lower: early sales me dium to good grain feds $6,25@8.25; butche jibe stock about 25c off; medium to soot heifers S5.75$?6.75; plainer grades down it S4.75; beef cows 54.50^5,25; mainly; low cutter to cutter cows mostly $3,50@4,25 close wcaK to 25c lower; early bulk sausag bulls S5.25@5.75; beef slow, 56 or more Dead Animais OF ALL KINDS REMOVED Mason City Rendering Co. VC* Pay rhonn Call* rhfthf IflSI Hog Markets HOK prices at midwest markets Monday: U'ATEKLOO--Hogs 5-10c higher. Good t choice 140 to 150 Ibs. $8.6598.85: 150 to 16 Ibs. $8.90®9,20; 160 to 180 Ibs. S9.40Ctty.70 ISO to 250 Ibs. $9.65Si9.95; 250 to 270 Ibs S9.45eP9."5; 270 to 290 Ibs. f9.25bi9.55: 29 to 325 IbJ. S9.10P9.40; 325 to 350 Ibs. $8.9 9.25; packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs. SS.lSii 8.75; 350 to 425 Ib3. 58.25(^8.55: 425 to 55 Ibs. SS.10to8.40. ' CKUAB RAPIDS--Good hogs. 150-160 Ibs. SS.95 to $9.20; 160-170 Ibs., 59.20 to 59.45 170-180 Ibs.. 59.45 lo 59.70; 180-230 IDs. 59.70 to 59.95; 230-250 Ibs., 59.65 to $9.90 250-270 Ibs., $9.40 to 59.65; 270-290 Ibs. 52.20 to $t».40: 290-325 Ibs., J9.05 to 9.10 325-350 Ibs. $g.80 to $9.15; good packers, 275-350 IDs.. $8.45 to SS.70; 30-425 Ibs. 58.25 to $8.50; 425-500 Ibs., $8.05 t oS8.30; 100-550 Ibs.. J7.85 to $8.10. OTTUMWA--5c bishcr; 140 to 150 Ibs SS.60fiii8.90; 150 to 160 Ibs. 58.90(^9.20; 160 to ISO Ibs. SS.SOCi^.eO; ISO to 200 Ibs. S9.60 r?i9.90; 220 to 250 lb.«. 59.509.SO; 250 to 270 Ibs. $9.3I}®9.60; -'70 to 290 Ibs. S9.20(ij. 9.50; 290 lo 315 Ibs. $9(^9.30; 325 to 350 Ibs. $8.90^9,20; 350 to 400 Ibs. 58.70i()9; packers 275 to 330 Ibs. $8.50yS.80; 350 to 425 Ibs. .30(18.60; 425 to 450 Ibs. 58.105^8.40. AUSTIN--Hogs steady to lOc higher; *ood to choice 180 to 250 Ibs. $9.5009.80; 250 to 290 Ibs. $9.25^.9.55; 290 to 350 IbK. J9fc 9.30; packing sows good 275 lo 550 Ins. $8.OS®8.70. COJUSINEU HOG RECEIPTS. DBS MOINES. U'.^-U. S- department of agriculture-Combined hoc receipts at 20 concentration yards and 9 packing plants located in interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 48 hour period ended at 8 a. m. Monday -were 31.200 compared with 25.200 a week ago and 25.100 a year ago. Generally active, light and medium "weight butcher, mostly 5c to lOc higher, spots steady, heavier weights sleady to 5c higher; loading light. · Quotations follow: Light lights 140 to 160 Ibs, good and choice SS.SO©9.35; life'ht weights 160 to 180 Ibs. $9.40(99.90; 180 to 200 Ibs. $9.65^10.10; medium weights 200 (o 220 Ibs. $9.65010.10; 220 lo 250 Ibs. 59.60 »10.05; heavy weights 250 to 290 Ibs. $9.25@ 9.95; 290 to .150 Ibs. 58.95(39.60; packing sows ar5 to 350 Ibs. good SS.45ffl9; 350 to 425 Ibs. S8.25Si8.75; 425 to 550 Ibs. S8.10ffi8.65. stockers In fair demand but undertone weak; best pteers held above $7; calves l.SOO; about steady; desirable vealers $75'S; choice sorts fS.50. HOGS 5,300; fairly active, steady to stronfi with Friday and Saturolay; some bids steady to weak on »-e/Khl3 over 230 Ibr.: bet- .er 160 to 230 IDS. $10@10.10; top 510.15; good to choice 230 to 300 Ibs. unevenly $9.25 g10; heavier weiphts down to $9; 140 to 160 bs. J9.50!ft)10; sows $S.6. r jji)S.S5; piRs scarce; average cost Saturday 59.70; average weight 232 Ibs.; for the week average cost 59.b6; weight 239 IDS. SHEJEI* 5,500; run Includes 11 loads fed ambs, sis cars fed ewes, balance natives; juyers talking around 50c lower on Iambs, nd 25-50c lower on fat ewes; sellers asking icar steady; bulk fat lambs at last week's lose $9.75: fat ewes 54.75^5-25. OMAHA LIVESTOCK. (.Monday Market) OMAHA, W)--U. S. department of asri- ulture-- HOGS 7,500; includes 4 00 direct; slow arly, later trade moderately active; light ·eight butchers generally 5-l5c lower than Friday or steady to lOc under Saturday; very ttle done on weights over 250 Ibs.; better 70 to 2-10 11). butchers $9-80@10, top $10 on 80 to 225 lb. weights to shippers; lew 240 ^ 2SO Ibs. S9.75@9.90; 280 to 350 Ibs. $9-40 9-80; good sows of all weights $8.75® .85, 5-10c lower than Friday; stags $9 down; tock pigs $8@8.75 r strong weights eligible owards 59: average cost Saturday $9-77, weight 238;'for the week, cost $9v71, -weight 17. CATtl-JG 7,500; calves 500; slaughter teers and she stock slow, about steady; bulls ·eak to 25c lower, raosUy 10-15c ofC; veal- rs 50c-Sl lower; stockers and feeders in gbt supply, steady to strong; fed steers and earlings 57@S, few up to 5S-75; ,«ome neld lifihlly higher; heifers S6@7,25; bulk beef ow? S-i.75@5.75. few $6@6.50; cutter grades 3.50^4.50, few light shelts S3.25; medium tills £5^5.75, odd heavy Holsteins 55.85; nd heavy beef bulls 56; practical top vealers S, few $8-50 ; stackers and feeders $6.25© .75, load choice 536 lb. weights $8-75 and a oad of 457 lb. heifer calves 56,90. SHEEP 12.000; including 629 direct; salable supply: 2 loads ewes, balance fed wooled ambs, mostly killers; lambs slow, 2;5e or more ower; asking steady; other classes unchanged; led wooled lambs up to 59.25, bulk icld $9.2.1 and above; best ewes held above 5.65; E^od and choice feeding Iambs 5S.25 @9. WHEAT MARKET WEAK AT CLOSE British Prediction That Wai Will Not Occur Leads to Setbacks. CHICAGO, li--Suggestions from British sources that Germany's military movements in the Rhinelanc wouid not cause war led late Monday to a material fall of wheat prices. Disappointment was expressed at absence of any urgent European demand for wheat fpom Canada. Domestic wheat crop advices continued optimistic. Wheat closed weak, 9-i (0) 1 % under Saturday's finish. May 98;s5 99, July S8Ts©89, corn 2 ,i5)% down, May 6 0 U @ % . oats y. to 1 cent off, and provisions varying from 2 cents decline to 7 cents advance. red CHICAGO CASH GRAIN. (Monday Murket) CHICAGO, l.-r)--Cash wheat. No. 2 .o-KjiJl.o-l'.i: No. 4. mixed 93c. Corn, .No. 5 mixed SfitaSS^c; No, 4 yel- ow 57is$i;5Sc: No. 5 yellow 54?irtf57c; No. , white ri7ffL l 58-";c: No. 5 white 55'58c; :araple grade 445j'55c. Oals, No. 1 white 33c: No. 2 white 30"-i(ii lie: No. 3 white 27t5i.tO',i:c: No. 4 white 25U @27c; sample grade 22 ! ,i(^27c. No rye. Soybeans. No. 2 yellow S36JS4c nominal; ;ample grade 74!~7Sc. Barley, actual sales SO(JS6c: feed 38$Site: loralnal; malting 50Gj:89c nominal. Timothy seed S3.10 cwt. Clover seed ?12.r0(fr20 cwt. Lard tierces 510.55; ooje 510.07; bellies 14.75. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Monday . J. 3 yellow corn 47c To. 4 yellow corn .45c 2ar corn .· 40c White oats, No. 3' 23c "Deeding barley 25-35C lo. 2 yellow soybeans 65c MONDAV GRAIN CLOSE. CHICAGO, \.F. 1 -High Low Close LOOK .9S"t .98;; .90% .ss-; .ssTi IVHEAT-. May ... uly .... ept. .... ORN-lay ... uly ... ept. ... IATS-- uiy iii! ept. .... 61 '.i ,2S!i 28 .27=; .60'i .60'i .60'; .60 U .6014 KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK. (Monday 3farkei) KANSAS CITY, CM--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 3,000: 4SO direct; fairly active, steady to 5c lower; mostly steady with Friday's average; top $10.15; desirable 170 to 240 Ibs. 510@10.15: few 250 to 290 IDS. $9.7.5 0; better grade 140 to 1BQ Ibs. 59.65® 10.05; sows mostly !S.50®S.90. CATTLE 10,000, calves 2.000; red beiters opening tairly active, fully steady; otherwise trade on most killing clashes of cattle slow: steady to weak; vealers easier; stocker and feeder classes comprising liberal proportion of run. trade fairly active; steady to strong with the recent upturn; bulk led steers of quality to sell at S7.25@8.25: load Texas fed heifers $8.35; vealer top 59; bulk stockers and feeders S6.23^S: several loads cbcice stockers and stock steer calves SS.25 an S8.50. SHEEP 5,000; opening sales desirable weight lambs around lOc lower; most bids on heavies off more; sheep steady: top fed lambs to shippers 53.60; others to packers 59.25^9.50; most natives down from 59.25; slaughter ewes $4^5.25. uiy !"""!! !5i'.i ept 56'i 3ARLEY-- LARD^' ""* Hay 10.S7 uly 10.87 ept. 10.60 BELLIES-- tfar. , May .56 .56 U .5J"i .553, .55--i .553 .40 10.R2 10.50 10.45 10.55 10.62 10.62 50.45. 14.SO 14.37 OMAHA GKAIN. (.Monday Markc!) OMAHA, t.^. 1 --Wheat. No. 2 hard 99 Uc© M.OSfc; No. 3 hard 97c@51.05=i; No. 4 hard 94c«jSl: No. 5 hard 89c; No. 5 mixed 90ijc. Corn, No. 4 white 5Sc; No. 5 white 58c; No. 3 yellow 62rI63c; Nc.. 4 yellow 56fo "i9 3 ,~c; No. 5 yellow 51@57c; sample yellow 45c; No. 4 mixed S" 1 ,-^. Oais. No. 3 -white 24 1 A'i?25c; No. 4 white MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN. (Monday Market) MINNEAPOLIS, t.p.i--Wheat 199 cars: ^c lower; No, 1 heavy dark northern spring 60 Ibs. Sl.24Wlffil.33;,: No. 1 dark northern 59 Ibs. S1.22!i«»1.32,i; 5S Ibs. 51.20',;, 1^: fancy No. l hard Montana 14 per cent protein $1.21^@1.23'4; to arrive M.20',4®1.22i,i; grade ol No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter Sl.Oi^rSl.lO 1 /*; to arrive 51.03'^ @l.09%; No. 1 hard amber durum Sl.ll@1.24; No. i red 8-lc; Mav SI.07%; July S1.01-S; September 91"ic, Corn, No. 3 yellow 60@61c. Oats, No. 3 white 25%@27^c. KANSAS CITY GRAIN. (Monday Market) KANSAS CITY, (.TV-Wheat 99 cars; tone 3 /ic lower to %c higher; No. 1 dark hard nominally Sl.01itf31.lS; No. 3, 51.04^(5) 1.10; No. 2 hard 51.04^3.09; No. 3, 51.00-1; *ill.08Vr: No. 2 red S1.03l.'.@l. n 4; No.*3, $1.00% ^1.02. Corn 57 cars; V, c to Ic lower: No. 2 white nominally 69%tf'72c; No. 3 nominally 67@ fi9^c: No. 2 yellow nominally fiS'gTOc; No. 3. 66Uc; No. 2 mixed nominally 63A^6Sc; No. 3 nominally 64$66 1 ,TtC. Oats 14 cars; Ic lower to Tfc UP: No. 2 white nominally 27~i 5 29 1 /, c; No. 3 nominally 25^ffi2SUc. LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO. l.T)--Official estimated receipts Tuesday; Cattle 7,000; hogs 14,000; sheep 10,000. Representative Sales (Monday Market) CHICAGO, .*}--U. S. department of agriculture--Representative sales: Lighls- 270 21! 2«« 21* 2HO 1.173 1101 ir.2s 108.-I 1(175 1090 1277' 1250 9.60 9.65 10.00 io.r. 10.35 10.10 JO.f." 11.65 27 11.35 *·"· 11.00 51 10.50 '·"· 10.30 31 9,50 Cov P.40 10 7.50 ·'· IS 3 SHEEP. 176 19S : Liphls-- 112 1SB 15S M" 714 720 712 1360 1282 1190 S.25 S.OO 7.10 6.S.1 6.00 5.75 o.OO 4.75 4.25 3.75 Lambs-- Yearlings-100 87 9.75 118 97 9.00 42 93 9.75 100 95 ' 8.50 440 96 9.75 92 101 8.00 250 P3 S.65 Ewe£-- JOS 98 9.60 105 110 ' 5.50 210 101 9.50 IS 126 5.40 200 107 9.40 42 US 5.25 12 90 4.75 BRICELYN--Mrs. L, G. Larimer and son George and Miss Marion Harms returned Friday from southern Texas, where they have been Stock List SKW VOltK S1OCKS. (t-'rldny Final Quotations) Air Reduction JSl'/s Al Chtm Dye Lamson Brothers Market Letter Amn Can Amu Sm ft Ke Amn Sugar A T it T Amn Tob B Aron Wat Wks Anaconda Atchisbn Auburn Avial Corp 3 * 0 Barnsdall Bend Aviat Beth steel Bordens Can Dry Can Pac C N \V C ft G W C M S F' F Chrysler Col G * E Com Solv Comwlth Sou Cons Oil mil Can Contl Oil Del Corn Prod Curt Wright Du Pont Gen Elec Gen Foods Gen Mot Gillclle Goodyear 11 Cent. nt Har nt Nick Can T t-T lohns Man ^ennecott lb 0 F Loews 122 17H1 93 vi 2t'.i 34 ·"!! 24-% at '.i 17',; 39'1 4814 McKess Rob Mid Cont Pet Mont Ward Morrcll Murray Corp Nash Natl Else Null Cash ReE Natl Dairy Nail Dlst Natl Pow U N Y Cent Nor Pac Oliver Farm j c Penney Penh R R Phillips Pel R C A Rep Sleel Key Tpb B Pears Roe Shell Union Soc Vac S'i PBC Slan Stands S O Cal S O ind S 0 N .1 Ktcw Warn Slone «fe Web Simiebaker Swift ft Co Tex Corp Tex Gulf Sul Tim Kol Bear Un Carb Un Pac Unit Air Unit Corp Unit Drug U S Gypsum U S Rubber U S Steel Warner Pix 11 West El ft Mfg 114 Woolworth · 51 Wrigley 77 39 U M is 20 24 -1 10 , 12', 63 21' fib 1 ,-: S3',i 13-1 106 20'i 63% CHICAGO STOCKS Monday J-'inttl Qnotntl«n«. Cities Service 47 National Stand Heilmann Br . ll 1 ^ Northwest Bane Katz Drue 34^1 Swift and Co KclIoE R switch ~\ Switt Intl rational Leather 2K Zenith · Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck Bldg. Telephone No. 7 CHICAGO STOCKS Butler Bros 9"'t Keys St. Wire 60 :orr| Corp 6',i Marshall Fields. 17 Kalamazoo Stov 7-Ti Wolprcen Co 33 NEW YORK CURB *.m Gas Elec Vm Cyanamid B 33 IB Am Su Pow Co 2 Si Ark Nat! Gas A 6 \sac G i El A 1S Can Ind Alk lO'.i Jisler Elec 3V4 El Bd Share 17=i ^ord Mo of Can 25^: Ford Mo o£ Eng SHi Hud K M A S Humble Oil Co Lockheed NiaB Hud Pow Niles-Bem-Pond Pennroad Corp S 0 Ky Co Un Gas Co Un Li ft Pow Co Util P Li Co 4,'i. 20% Hides and Furs Quotations Furnished by Wolf Bros., c^ 308 Fifth Street Southwest, HORSE HIDES HorsetUdea _ S3.00 ' " "GREEN BEEF HIDES Jp to 25 IDS - t~.6 J aC 5 to 45 lb?. ., ,,....,,.,, 5C More than 60 Ibs. ...» ,,....5c Bull hides 3c "Cured hides half cent more a pound. (On above prices a cent higher to whole- ale dealers in wholesale lots.) WOOL MARKET. (.Monday Market) BOSTON, (.I?!-- U. S. department of agri- :ulture-- A wailing attitude prevailed peneraliy in he B'ostoD woo] market. Since t_he market was very nearly cleared of old domestic wools, Boston houses were centering their nterest in developments thought lo j;ive ome idea as to the vahic of the new clip. They were carefully watching price trends in iRn wool markets and conditions in the manufacturing and goods branches of the '.omestic wool Industry. Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. M. Scfcanfce ana Company, Telephone 1300, Mason City. CHICAGO--WHEAT--Cables from abroad were quite strong JConday and our market apain opened a ilttle higher but met commission house selling of wheat on resting orders. Prices soon reacted and during rest of the season general but moderate sellmg materialized with occasional rallies, carrying prices down to about a cent under Saturday's close. Winnipeg -was strong early on foreign cables but later selling; also weakt-ned pr:ces. There vras no precipitation of consequence over the week-end. A local rrop expert gave ihe condition of winter wheat in Kansas at 6ft as a inst 60 a year ago and Si Dec. 1 iast year. Oklahoma was piven at 65 or same figure as a year ago, Nebraska 75 vs. 78- The July-May difference held around 10 with no spreading of importance, Broomhall said the Australian wheat surplus at even 95,000.000 shows Ausrtalia having shipped out 37!~ million or nearly -10 jcr cent of the lolal in ihrce months' time. Export business w* i-Iaced at 7."0.000 bushels. The amount of outside buying in v.-heat Monday O n the serious foreign political situation was disappointing and the action of the market suggested t\wt holders of long wheat were willing to liquidate when price upturns appeared probable. CRN--Corn prices were sicatly parly fin small commission house buying but later weakened in sympathy with wheat and local selling. No Argentine corn was received at eastern markets last r.-cek but approximately 30,000 arrived in California. One hundred forty-six cars of corn were received today and about 110 sold on consignment with prices weak. Cent St El 6 pet pfd {$23 par) Cent. 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United Lt i- Rys 7 pet pfd Wpslcrn Grocer pfd \Ve5tcrn Grocer r.om Bid Asked 11 13 12 IS 24 ',i 24% 10(1 102 J9 20ii 28 30 31 'i 33 52 55 53 56 74 76 75 77 77 79 100'^ 102 103 105 89 SI 92 £ 94% 96 9$ 65 67 66 H8 S2V- SIVi 92-J 94fc 51 83 S65i SS'.~ 115Vi 119 24 26 98 100 100 1,12 S9',-J 91 71 73 71 Vs 73-A 7S f 52 ( S Drake Still Top Squad in Mizoo Valley Track Tests DES MOINES, CW--Drake is still tops as far as the Missouri Valley track competition is concerned. The well-balanced Bulldogs ran away with the conference indoor meet here Saturday night, scoring; 64 points. Washington finished second with JS!.t points and Grinnell was third with ]B',i, No new records were established. NEH" VOKK. W?--The curb exchange fol- owed the seneraily lower trend ol other inaacial markets Monday. Losses of small fractions up to a point were numerous in all groups with some the inactive specialties moving in a wider nge. Aluminum company dropped 5 points under restricted offerings and Josses of 1 to 2 or more were shown by B'abcocH and Wilcox, Schiff and company and a. few others. The genera! run of utilities and oils de- lined fractionally. American Super Power, Creole Petroleum, Electric Bond and Share nd Gulf were among issues in supply. STOCKS STEADY IN LATE TRADING Specialties Help to Bolster Market Nervous Over War Scare. NEW YORK. (JP)--Specialties stepped in to bolster a wavering, war-nervous stock market Monday. Various aviation, sugar, agricultural, oil and mining issues came into the buying range after the list had been shaded or cancelled as trading approached the final hour. Wright-Aeronautical advanced 9 points. Case got up more than 3 and ins up to a point or more were shown by Douglas, Curtiss-Wright, American Sugar Refining, Great Western Sugar, Seaboard Oil, International Harvester, Deere and American Smelting. Allied Chemical dropped 4, Johns- VT.anville was off 3 .and Westinghouse and Corn Products yielded about 2 each. Lesser losses were registered by Chrysler, General Mo;ors, American Telephone, Consolidated Gas, Santa Fe, Loews, N. Y. Central and Northern Pacific. The late tone was irregular. Transfers approximated 2,300,000 shares. French francs and other foreign currencies were rather weak in relation to the dollar. Bonds were lower. While foreign observers in the financial district generally felt that European hostilities would be avoid:d, it wag realized an explosion was entireJy possible on the Franco-German border. Curb Market Bond Market NEW YORK, i.? 1 .'--Declines were general in he bond market Monday as investors and raders remained uneasy over repercussions C Germany's troop movements and treaty 'iolations. ' U. S. government obligations reflected the lesitancy by backing dowp l-32nd to around 5-32nds by a late hour tbis morning. The atter loss -was suffered by the 2;-aS, tbe Issue which is usually regarded by financial ob- iervers as the pace-setter for this section of he market. Other treasury Joans fractionally ower were tbe Ms and the 3s of 19-16. Easiness in rail equities tended to quicken omewhat the pulse of selling of carrier iens, in the opinion of bond men. International Telephone 5s dropped more nan 4 points at one time under liquidation irohably prompted by anxiety over the com- lany's foreign properties. The f'jreiKn list was fairly active with most nans a little stiffer following Saturday's Inclines. Produce MASON CITY--For Monday Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Sggs, current receipts 14c Springs, heavy breeds 16c ^ghorn springs 13c tags, heavy breeds 14c leavy hens, 4 Ibs. and over ....16c Under 4 Iba .13c Cocks _ lOc Turkeys, No. 1 20c ieese lOc Ducks -12c Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade 17-lSc* Eggs, cash 15-17c* Butter, Iowa State Brand 40c Butter, Corn Country 39c Butter, Kenyon's 39c Butter, Very Best 4" Butter. Brookfield 39c Potatoes, peck 30c and 45c 'EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO FRODL'CE. (Monday Market) CHICAGO. i.W--Butter 11,817, sleady: creamery specials (93 score) :tl--ifi32',ic: :tras (92) 31',ic; extra firsts (90-91) 30vi 5?31c; firsts (8S-S9) 30«f30 J ,ic; standards (90 centralized carlots) 3lc. Eggs 9,092, weak; extra first local 20C. cars 21c; fresh graded firsts local 19^c, cars 20^0; current receipls IS'.ic. Poullry. live, 1 car, 11 Irucks, steady; hen« 5 Ibs. and less 21Vjc, more than 5 Ibs. 19Vlc; Leghorn hens 19c: springs 24c: fryers 23c; broilers 22^c; roosters 16c: hen turkeys 23c, young toms 20c. old 18c; No * turliey.'i isc: heavy white ducks 24c, sraal 22c; 'heavy colored rtucks 2.'tc. small 21c; geese 17c; capons 7 Ibs. up 26c. less than 7 Ibs. 25c. ·Dressed turkey? steady; old hens 27c; ycunp toms less than IS Ibs. "-7V:c, young heavy flabby toms 25c: old 24c; No. 2 turkeys 22c. Frank Patrick Leader of Family Squabble on Rink as Boston Tops Ice Wars NEW YORK, LT)--Frank of Boston has taken the upper hand in the battle of the Patrick brothers to bring their teams into the National Hockey league playoffs. The Bruins, managed by Frank Patrick, went into the lair of the much-feared Detroit Red Wings Sunday night and banged out a decisive 5 to 2 victory while the New York Rangers, managed by Lester Patrick, fell before their intra-city rivals, the New York Americans, l to 0. The Canadians went down 2 to 0 before the Chicago Blackhawks in the windy city, the win pullingr the Hawks to within two points of the leading Red Wings in the American division. 'E1V 1 O R K i M o n d a y Market) XKW YORK. I.Vi--KfSs 1S.96I. "a."y: mi.\"ri (;nlr»r.=. special packs or .selection? rmm rrf?h recciptf 22'.i''r 2."l!: v e; slandarrb and commercial slandards 22et22!-ic; rirsip 20'.; fi 21 'Ac; secnnds jinquotcd: dirties No. 1. j 42 !hs. 20c: average checks 19c. Butter 9.462. weaker; creamery higher than extra 33U^34c; extra (92 score) 33c; firsts (S8-91) 31Vi^ 32-^ic: cenlrallzcd (90- Cheese 1S5.907. quiet: state, whole milk flats, held 1935 fancy 2U!22c. Live poultry easy; by freight: chickens 17 ^722c: troilcrs unquoted; fowls 21S24C: roosters 16c: turkeys 205730C: ducks( ail sections) CHAPTER 35 When Thora entered the big jewelry establishment at five minutes to 4, for her appointment, she looked about without seeing any sign of her friends. Inquiries resulted finally in the information that Miss Marsh and a gentleman were in a rear room with Mr. Edmond and that Miss Dahl was to join them. She followed the attendant to a small apartment lighted by a single high window. At a table, covered with black' felt, she found Wilma and Ali Babba conversing with an imposing, frock-coated gentleman who proved to be the proprietor of Edmond'a . "You're just in time to see something pretty, Miss Dahl," Wilma explained, as Thora seated herself in ie chair Mr. Edmond placed next ;o his own. The girl opened a leather case she was holding in her lands and passed it across the table. That's the bracelet I was telling you about. It's just been finished." Thora drew a quick breath as she gazed down at the flashing ornament. She had never seen anything ike it. A solid circlet of square-cut stones, huge . . . so they seemed to her . .-. scintillating and sparkling afresh with every moverc.int of her land. "Take it out and look at it ... it won't bite," Wilma said laughingly. "I'm afraid to." "Here .. ." Mr. Edmond lifted the bracelet from the case and laid it on the table. "So . . . against this black. t brings out the brilliancy, does it not?" "It's marvelous," Thora sighed. Tm still afraid of it." I believe that we never have had anything finer in our hands," the eweler admitted. "We are quite jroud of it. When do you wish it delivered, Miss Marsh? Or, per- laps, you. are going to place it in a bank vault." "I'm going to take it home with me now . . . and the two large rings." "But, my dear Miss Marsh . . . " Edmond expostulated, "do you not ;hink it would be better and safer to have them delivered by regular messenger . . . the insurance and all, ·ou know." "I don't see why," Wilma returned coolly. "I'm going to want them be- ore very long now. I'll pop them in he safe as soon as we get home . . . they've been there for a long time, think." "I believe that Mr. Edmond is _ight, Wilma," Babbas advised. "I don't like the idea of you driving around the country roads with those ewels. After all, that bracelet's a mall fortune, don't you know." Thora found herself thinking that Ali Babba had assumed his foreign manner, together with the monocle. "Nonsense!" Wilma exclaimed impatiently. "I have Pat with me, and tfiss Dahl, too. I won't be getting out of the car for anything after we eave the store, and we'll be home ong before dark." Edmond shrugged his immaculate boulders, closed the case containing .he bracelet and handed it to its iwner. "As you will. You have the rings n your bag?" "Yes." Wilma peeped into it to make sure. "And here goes the bracelet," she added. "No one knows that I'm taking it today. So if there s any trouble between here and Fair Acres, we'll know where to look for he tip-off man. Lucky for you, Alec, you're leaving town. You should lave a water-tight alibi." She closed her bag with a laugh, as she made ready to leave. "I meant to show you the ring Miscellaneous I'OTATO MARKET. (Monday Market) CHICAGO, in--U. S. department of agri- :ulture--· Potatoes IS"; on track 242; tolal U. S. ihipments Saturday 1.241, Sunday 61; iteady; supplies moderate; demand lighl: ;r*cked per cwt. Idaho Russet Burbanks U. S. No. 1. S1.75fj:l.SO- Wisconsin Round Whites U. S- No. 1, Sl.15Sil.20; North Dakota Early Ohios U. S. No. 1. SI.40; Minnesota Cobblers U. S. No. 1. SI.40; Colorado McClures U. S. No. 1. S1.705H.90; U. S. No. 2, 51.05: Nebraska Eliss Triumphs U, S. No. 1. $1.57 J .@' 1.65; less than carlots Florida bushel crates Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. 1 fair quality and condition $1.50 a crate. NEW YORK SUGAR. (Monday Market) NEW YOKK, i'.-P,'--Haw sugar unchanged t 3.55c. Futures declined S to 12 points. May 2.52c lo 2.61C. September 2.5Sc to 2.61C. Refined unchanged at 4.65c tor line granulated. GOVERN3IENT BONDS. (Monday Market) NEW YORK. CP.'--U, S. Bonds closed: Treasury 4'/is 47-52 117.5. Treasury' 4s 44-55 112.15. Treasury 3%s 40-43 J.inc 10S.25, Treasury 3-1(,s 43-47 10S.6. Treasury 3',i.= 46-49 105.7. Treasury 3s 51-55 303.30. PRODUCE FtTt'RES. (Monday Market) CHICAGO. \VP--Butter futures closed: Storage standards, March 30'/c; November 26 i,ic. Egg futures: Refrigerator standards. October 21 lie; storage packed firsts, April 20 Uc. MINXKAPOLYS FLOUR. (.Monday Market) MINNEAPOLIS, i.T"~Flour Iflr hichcr; carload lots, family p a t e n t * $7.o:^7.2r. a barrel in 9$ If), r^fton sachs. Shinmrnt.s 2R.77.1. Pure bran SIR'fi K.T.n. S t a n d a r d m M r t l i n R * M.V7.V{ IP. End of Noble Experiment Marked as Certain After Close of Olympic Events NEW YORK. (.B--The intercollegiate farewell to indoor track meets conducted on the metric standard, marked by Manhattan's third straight I. C. A. A. A. A. team championship conquest, forecasts the end of another noble athletic ex periment. It was learned authoritatively Monday that the amateur athletic union, last American stronghold of the metric system, probably will discard it at the conclusion of the current Olympic year. The overwhelming collegiate sentiment for a return to the old standards of measurement, with the 100 yard dash and the mile taking the place of the 100 and 1,500 meters as classic fixtures, is certain to be reflected in the next A. A. U. conven lion. Alec gave me," Wilma explained to Thora as they sat side by side in the car on their way back to Fair Acres. "I think, though, I will wait until we get home." "That would be better," Thora agreed. "I'm quite anxious to see it, though." '"It is a beautiful stone . . . rather odd. Alee was very particular about the setting he wanted, so I advised him to turn it over to Edmond. He is very well satisfied with it, so I know it must be a good job. Alec is rather . . . fussy. About things of that sort." Wilma leaned back and laid her head against the cushions with a sigh. ''You look .tired, Miss Marsh," Thora observed sympathically. "I'm all right . . . and don't call me Miss Marsh, when we're alone. 1 don't like it." She turned her head so that she could look at the other girl who reclined in her corner of the seat. "Thora . . . I wish you'd tell me something, if you don't mind." "Of course. What is it?" "Were you ever . . . in love with j anyone?" Before Thora had time to ' answer this blunt question Wilma interrupted herself apologetically. "I'm sorry. I don't know why I asked you that. Forget it." ''But I don't mind telling," Thora smiled. "I never have been . . . I think-." "Then you haven't. You're the sort of a girl who would be sure. You'd have to be sure . . . and, then, you'd never change your mind. You're like that." "Why not?" "Only because the old idea is out. moded now. You'll find it out sooner or later," she finished with a. frown, opening the jag that lay on her lap and searching for her cigarets. Thora watcher her intently as she lighted one of the white tubes and tossed the match through the open window. The older girl was thinking again how closely Wilma resembled her father in her facial expression and manner of speaking. That it was the first time she ever had spoken in so intimate a fashion. Thora suddenly took her courage in her hand. "Then you mean . . . you're not very sure?" "Not to my way of thinking," Wilma admitted with a mirthless ittle smile. "Why should I be?" "To be happy." "Now that is provincial! People don't marry for happiness these days. You're probably thinking of our father-and mother." It was perhaps the first time Thora ever had put that question to cerself in concrete form. Were Hjalmar and Mary Dahl happy in their life together? Their daughter was unable to recall a single ges- :ure of affection between the two. They seemed to take each other for granted and . . . just lived. It had been much the same way with herself, when she was at home. Always taking things for granted . . . almost always. Wilma broke in on ier train of thought by saying, in her direct fashion: "I know that my father and mother never were happy while they were together. It may be inheritance . . , but I don't know of any rcarrjed people who are very wild about each other. You don't have to be these days." "But why?" "Because you don't have to stick it out if you don't like it." "And you feel that way about your own marriage?" "Why not? It's merely a matter of common sense." "I think it's dreadful . . . I do! Marriage ought to mean everything .. . something for life. I would want to be so ... sure." "Didn't I tell you so ? ' Wilma smiled tolerantly. "You think I should be mad about Alec. I think I am ... as nearly as I could ever be. He appeals to me more than any man I've ever met. I feel almost silly about him at times, even. He likes the things I do ... to travel, do things. Maybe I am a thrill hunter . . . but I never could settle down around here and do the stuffy things the rest of them do." (TO BE CONTINUED) ^ Sports in Shorts By ASSOCIATED PKESS. WEEK-END BEVD3VV. PROVIDENCE, R. I--Siangan wins hairline decision over Cunningham in mile race in New England A. A, U. meet in slow time of 4:28.8. LONG BEACH. Cal. -- Wykoff fifth in 100 yard dash won by Al Pitch of Southern California in 9.T at Long Beach relays; Cornelius Johnson beats Marty in high jump with 6 feet 7 11-16 inches. NEW YORK -- Manhattan wins intercollegiate A. A. A. A. team title for the third straight year with 26 points; Yale second. MIAMI--Joseph Widener's Brevity wins S20.000 Florida derby, equal- ling world record of 1:48 1-5 for I',, miles; Mrs. P. A. B. Widener's Dnieper second and C. V. Whitney's Bright Plumage third. SAN FRANCISCO--Major Austin C. Taylor's Special Agent sets Tanforan track record of 1:11 1-5 for six furlongs in winning inaugural handicap from Manner's Man and Cloud D'Or. ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.--Maureen 'Orcutt Crews wins Florida east coast women's golf tourney, defeating Mrs. 0. S. Hill 4 and 3. NEW YORK--Mme. Henrotin and Mrs. Andrus retain national indoor women's doubles tennis title, defeating Norma Taubele and Florence Leboutillier 6-4. 9-7; singles finalists Mangan and Leonard Hartman: Mrs. Van Ryn and Miss Taubele. CHICAGO--Adolf Kicfrr smashes world record for 150 yard back stroke, in time 01 1:32.,". NORA SPRINGS ON TOP IN NET MEET Free Throws in Last Seconds Win County Title for Springs' Cagers. FJ.OYD COUNTY MEET At Charles City. WKST BOUND Nora Siirlngii 17. Iloyd 14. Charles City Reserves 18, Colwell IB. Rockford 12. HmM 10. SEMIFINAL ROUND Charles City Reserves is, Roctcford 9. Nora Springs 24, Marble Rock 13. CONSOLATION Kockford 36, Marble Rock 13. FINAL Son Sprint, jo, Charles City Reserves IB. CHARLES CITY-- A pair of free throws by Lorentzen, Nora Springs forward, in the closing seconds of the final game, gave his team a 20 to 19 victory over the Charles City reserves in the Floyd county basketball tournament here Saturday night. Nora Springs held a slight advantage most of the way until in the fourth period when the Charles City team pulled away and with seconds remaining:, was leading, 19 to 18. Brown, Charles City forward, fouled Lorenzen with but seconds remaining and he tallied both shots for the victory. Nora Springs led 5 to 1 at the quarter, 9 to 7 at the half, and 13 to 12 at the end of the third quarter. THE BOXSCOKES. CONSOLATION ROCKFORD-- 38 MABBIiE ROCK ": tt pt jrwlierry f 7 2 1 Cuncn f Vencrlck t is 2 1 {(orchard t a Htixsul r 1 n 1 ttinrlchsen c 1 Block K 3 2 2 Rex K e Masher g 0 0 0 Hobbs g o Lohr f n 0 1 Xaxnon r 2 Ircttin K o 0 0 rnrkcr e. O Bruce f 0 0 0 Heft c ( 1 0 0 Totals 16 4 6 Totals 6 8 7 FINAL NOBA SPRINGS--20 CHARLES CITY--19 fc 't nr fg ft p r f * 3 2 jr. Mclrer f 2 1 1 Kincsbury f Chritttcnsen c Paine K Miller K Mnupin f lichne c Totals I S O 1 1 2 « 2 2 Walton t Durun c Orlnran 0 (l o 2 Mueller ir « 0 (I ftrown t « 0 II J. Meurcr 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 (I (I CRESTON AGAINST FIELD FOR MEETS Diagonal Favored to Win in Class B Contests Among Southwest Squads. EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the sixth of a series concerning the boys' state high school basketball tournament opening Thursday with 45 sectional meets. Today's story deals with the sixth district with tournaments at Creston, Greenfield, Guthrie Center and Leon. By L. E. SKELLEY Associated Press Sports Writer. DES MOINES, UP)--It's Creston and Diagonal against the field in the sixth Iowa basketball district. Creston, capably equipped with championship material, appears a cinch to win class A honors at its own sectional, and Diagonal, featuring Corwin Bonebrake, all-state performer, seems a certainty for class B honors at the same tournament. It. will take an upset of titanic proportions to halt these southwest Iowa teams short of the final meet at Des Moines March 26, 27 and 28. Win Conference Crown, Creston won the Little Six conference title with a team that is fortified wih a group of reserves prac- ically on a par with the regulars. James Freeman, Creston sports editor, picks his team to win the sectional meet, but qualifies the choice with the assertion'that Lorimer has a "bare outside" chance to halt the Panthers. Diasonal needs no Introduction to Iowa basketball fans. The little school provided most of the thrills at the state tournament at Cedar Falls last year. Its biggest conquest came when it downed East Sioux City, 1934 champion, in the second round. Hits Terrific Pace. Diagonal has hit a terrific pace since late fall. Just when it appeared the team might become stale the heavy snows interfered with the schedule to. give the boys some needed rest. They're back at it again with the same furious rush that should carry through to the finals tournament. Murray, which also went to Cedar Falls last year, has been switched to the same sectional as Diagonal this winter. Murray, however, doesn't have the class it had a year ago, and should not trouble. Diagonal. Leon Kates Tops. Leon and Mt. Ayr are the best teams in Class A at the Leon sectional. The home town club is awarded the edge and likely will move on to the district meet next week. Earlham has the call at the Greenfield tournament, although Atlantic may cause trouble. The latter finished at the bottom of the Little Six race, but always has been a strong tournament team. Guthrie Center and Perry expect to battle for Class A honors at Guthrie Center. Minburn is the .Class B selection, having a ball team that ranks as capable of giving the Class A teams a few lessons. For COMPLETE Markets and Financial News THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Relied upon by businessmen nnd investors everywhere. Send for free samplp, rojiy. ·14 Broad St. . New York 7!; i; .Si ! E K-"' !·!**· '!' (C f V 18 1!

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