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FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 10 ·§ 1937 HOG PRICES CONTINUE TO DECLINE CATTLE STRONG TO 25 CENTS UP Swine Market Shade to 1C Cents Lower With Top 5 Cents Off. 'CHICAGO, (/P)--Hog prices continued to decline Wednesday as supplies expanded but cattle values rose 25 cents in some cases, erasing losses sustained earlier in the week. .' Traders said cattle prices were again at the winter's peak level, with average price around the highest in a year and a hall and top the highest in 13 months. They said the market showed little ability to rise above this "ceiling" which has been touched several times in the past few months largely because cattle slaughter continued heavy and the condition o£ the dressed trade was comparatively sluggish. The strong to 25 cents higher tone of the steer and yearling trade market permitted the sale of several loads of choice and prime beeves to shippers at S13.75 to $14.35. Early bids for top cattle were S14.50. The bulk ol the crop sold from S9.50 to S13. Hogs were a shade to 10 cents lower. Top declined 5 cents .to $10.25. Increased numbers, with receipts bulking 5,000 head above expectations, and further weakness-in the dressed pork trade contributed to the decline. Top pork 2oins lost V- cent a pound wholesale. The lamb trade was very slow because of the difference between sellers' and buyers' price ideas. They held the best lambs at SH and above but early bids were 25 cents lower at the top. Opening of the Lenten season ' a l l Hog Markets MIDWEST HOGS Hog prices st midwest markets Wed nesday: WATERLOO--HcfiS 5 cents lower. Good ID choice 140-150 Ibs. S7.3jfe7.G5; 150-16 Ibs. S7.85S8.15; 160-170 Ibs. SO.«Ea,J5 170-180 IbS. $9.10tl9.JO; 1CO-200 Ibs. S9.4I ft3.70; 200-325 Ibs. S3.50gS.EI); 325-351 Ibs. S9.30ft9.CO: packing sows 275-350 Ibs SaQD.30: 350-425 Ibs. S8.85S9.15; 425-55 Ibs. S8.70.S9. CEDAll EAPIDS--Good hogs 140-15 Ibs. S7.45g7.75; 150-1CO Ibs. 57.9588.25 160-170 Ibs. $8.45418.75; 170-180 Ibs. $9.0 «J9.35; 180-200 Ibs. S3.35a9.65; 200-32: Ibs. S9.50e9.80; 325-350 Ibs. S9.35ffi9.C5 good packers 115-350 Ibs. S8.35e9.25; 330 425 IbS, S8.BOQ9.10: 425-500 Ibs. Sa. 8,85: 500-550 Jbs. S8.50B8.SO. OTTUHIWA--Hogs 5-10c lower: 140 Id 150 Ibs. S7.40ft~7.70; 150 to 160 Ibs. $7. 8.20: 160 to 170 Ibs. S8.40ffB.70; 170 to 180 lb.-. S9IJV9.30: 1BO to 200 Ibs. 53.25^3.5 200 to 2SO Ibs. S9.45H9.75; 29D to 325 Ibs $9.35if ( D.G5; 323 to 350 Ibs. S9.25S9.55; 3Stt 10 400 Ibs. 59.05^9.35; packers 275 to 350 Ibs. 50.93fi9.25; 350 to 425 Ibs. $8.8559.15 425 to 550 lb.". S8.70fit9. AUSTIN'--Hogs 15c off; good to choice ISO to 2CM Ibs. S3.35tj9.fi5; 200 to 2SO Ibs S9.55«9.B5; 23n lo 325 Ibs. 59.450)9.75; 325 to 350 Ibs, S9.351i3.65; packing sows good 275 10 550 Ibs. S8.7589.45. \ C O M B I N E D HOC! RECEIPTS. DES MOINES, nv--U. S. department of agriculture-- , Combined hog receipts at 22 concentration yards nnd 9 packing plants located in interior Io\va and southern Minnesota lor Lhc 24 hour period ended at 8 a. m. Wednesday were 24,000 compared with 17.000 a week ago and 22.EKJD a year ago. Mostly 5-lOc lower than average Tiles- lay, spots I5c off, undertone rather slow, '.oading moderately li?ht. Quotations follow: Light lights 140 lo ICO Ibs. good and choice safaft-fiO; light weights ICO to 180 Ibs. S0.70{fD.G5; 180 lo 200 Ibs. S9.5jft9.8j; medium weights 200 o 220 lb«. S9.63fflO.10: 220 lo 250 I'M. 9,G5fM0.10: heavy weiphts 250 to 290 Ibs. .9.635,10.10: 29H to 350 Ibs. S3.55« 10.10: ac!:hie. sows 275 lo 350 Ibs. good 59.25^ 9.5D: 350 to 425 Ibs. SOS9.30; 425 to "" bs. SS.3039.13. Tile above quotations are based on bulk ransaclions. Lons haul shipments show- nfi excessive weipht shrinkage and hogs ^'cessivoly filled usually sell respectively omewhat above- and below prices quoted, logs bought on the basis of shipping joint weights arc also excluded from quotations. was a bearish lactor in branches of the meat trade. Local Livestock II AS ON CITY--For Wednesday H O G S Steady to 5 cents lower. Good light lights ... 140-150 S 7.35- 7.05 Good light lights ... 150-160 5 7.05- 8.15 Good lights 1GO-17Q S 8.45- 8.75 Good lights 170-100 S 3.00- 9.30, Good light butchers 180-200 S 3.30- 9.00 Good light butchers 200-220 S 9.50- 9.80 Good mo. wt. butch. 220-250 S 9.50- 9.80 Good me. wt. butch. 250-270 S 9.50- 9.80 Good me. tvt. butch. 270-290 S 9.50- 9.80 Goad heavy butchers 290-325 5 9.30- 9.80 Good heavy butchers 325-350 $ 9.35- 9.65 Good heavy butchers 300-100 S 9.15- 9.45 Good packing sows . 275-350 S 9.00- 0.30 Good heavy sows ... 350-425 S 8.70- 9.10 Good big heavy sows 425-500 5 8.60- 8.30 Good big heavy sows 300-550 S 8.40- 8.70 (The above is a 10:30 n-uck hog market for good and choice hogs. The difference in price Is for short and long Uaul hogs.')' · UATTUs _ Choice to prime steers ..... S10.00-ll.OQ Good to-choice steers ...., S 7,50- 9.50 Fair to good steers ......... S a.fiO- 7.00 Low grade steers '. S 4.00- 3.00 Choice to prime yearlings .. S 9.00-10.00 Good to choice yearlnigs ..'. S 7.00- fl.OO Fair to good yearlings S 5.00- 7.00 CoYnmbn to (air ycarlnies .. S 4.00- 5.00 Good to choice heifers ...... S 7.00- 8.50 Fair to good heilrcs ....... S 5.00-6.50 Common to · Eair heifers .... S 3.50- 5.00 Choice to prime cows S 5.GO- 5.75 Good t ochoicc cows S 4.50- 5.00 Fair to good cows ........... S 4.00- 4.nU Tatr to good cutters ...... S 3.50* 4.00 Common to fair cutters ..... S 3.00- S.SO Fair to good canncrs ..-...., S 2.75- 3.00 Common lo lair canncrs .... S 2.50- 2.75 Good to choice bulls .S 4.50-5.50 Uchv bulls S 4.00- 4.50 Calves, gd. lo choice 330-190 S-7.00-tf.QO Calves, med. to Rood 130-190 S 4.50- 1.00 Calves, Infer, to good 130-190 S 4.50 down LA ,11 US Lamfca, gd. to choice 70-HO S s.50- 9.75 Lambs, med. to Rood 70-90 S 1.50- 8.50 Lambs, fair to med. .-. 70-90 S 4.50- 7.50 Lambs, common ... S 4.50 flown Vcarllnes. gd. lo ch. 70-90 S 5.00. 6.00 Yearlings, ' m e d i u m to good S 4.00- 500 Yearlings, fair lo medium 3 :i.OO- 4.00 Yearlings, culls . . . J 52.00.2.50 Native ewes, good lo choice. S 2.00- :'..GO Culls, ewes S 1.00- l.ho BUCK: S LOO- 2.0H Wethers, 2 year old3 X 5.0U- 6.00 Wethers, old » 3.00. 6.00 Buck lambs £1 lows. No dock on lambs. Quotations subject to market fluctuations. · OMAHA LIVESTOCK (Wednesday I.irket OMAHA. ISPi--U. E. department o[ agriculture-HOGS 5,500: steady 1n 25 cents lower: orj S!).B5: 190-.125 Ibs. S9.30fflS.lm: 17»-19[ bs. S9.25ffT9,75: 140-16D Ibp, S8.75fl9.35; 00-120 lh-«. S7«?8.75: sows S9.25fiI9.40. CATTLE 4.000: calves 400: steady: *teers SH.505713: heifers S7«79; cows Sfi'ft ": cutters S3.35i94.50; bulls S3.75ft6.3D: vcnler top SIO. SIIKEP 9.000: lamb's 25 to 50 cents lower; best held above S10.75. LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO, lil'i-- Official estimated receipts for Thursday: Cattle 5,000; iiocs 9,000; sheep 9,000. (Wednesday Market) CHICAGO, (,-Tj--U. S. department ol agriculture--Representative sales: H O G S . Heavy-- (Lights.-10 336 10.00133 109 1025 315 10.15(74 11)5 10.10 273 10.351(5 178 10,19 261- 10.20J 105 162 10.10 {Ught Lights-- ol CIIICAGO LIVESTOCK. (Wednesday Market) CHICAGO, (»Tj--U. S. department agriculture-HOGS 25,000: includinB 8,000 direct; vcak to lOc lower than Tuesday's average; top $10.23; b u l k good and choice 170 to 325 Ibs. $10.10«j,10.20; comparable 140 to 170 Ibs. mostly $9.35610.15; bulk good sows $9.25(5°9.50. CATTLE 9,000, calves 1,500; .steers and yearlings generally strong to 25c higher; medium and good grades showing improved action and back to high time Monday; several loads choice and prii steers to shippers S13.75iTil4.35: best steers and yearlings bid SM.50; bulk steer and ycarlinR crop of value lo sell at $3 13; heifers strong; bulk available supply $7.30ft9 but upward to $12.25 paid for ' strictly choice longfcd offerings; cows and bulls strong; cutter grades moslly 54^4.75; bulls upward to 56.50; venlcrs 50c lower at S10.5Q down. SHEEP 11,000, including 1.500 direcl; no early sales fat lambs: holding strictly choice light and hanriywcights at 511 and betler; bidding $10.75; shipper orders very I f g h t ; odd lots sheep steady; few fat natives ewes 55Sf3,50. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK. (Wednesday Market) SOOTH ST. PAUL, (,!,-- U. S. department of agriculture-CATTLE 1.700; less active; slaughter steers and she block aboul steady; undertone weak: early .sales yearlings and light steers S7fi9; good m e d i u m woichts held above $10: mosl heifers SGfilt: beet cows largely 5336.23; few up to S6.75; low cutters and cutters mostly $4*5.4.75;. bulls fully steady: good heavy weights up to $(J.25; stockcrs about steady; supply limited; calves 1,000; vcalers about steady: bulk good and choice S9 10.50; cull and common around S3.50S7P. HOGS 3.500; market moslly 15e lower than Tuesday's average; good and choice IftO lo 325 Ibs. S3.B.TB10: lop SIO; 140 lo 160 Ibs. $9.35«i9.83; 120 lo 140 Ibs. S8.853 9.35 or more; bulk good sows 59.60: average cost Tuesday SI0.04: weight 215 Ibs. SIIEEr 3.800; bulk of run slaughter lambs: no early bids or sales; undertone lower on fat lambs; about steady on other classes; bulk pood to choice lambs Tuesday S10.50tfj 10.75; medium to choice ewes 54.25^6; medium to good feeding Iambs 33S9. · SIOUX CITY" LIVESTOCK. (Wednesday Market) SIOUX CITY, tm--V. S. department of ·sriciittnn CATTLB 2,00o: calves 150: slaughter steers and yearlings steady to strong: fat she stock largely firm; stockcrs and fccd- ?r.i scarce, little changed; choice medium weight beeves held above $12.50: load fjood 1,080 Ibs. S11.10; car Rood 990 lb. yearlings 510.65: scattered sales short fees largely S7.50(S.9.50; small lots Rood heifers S7: rest S82ffl.2.; Toad medium 700 lb weights S7; b u l k - h c c f cows H.75«l(i.23: load choice 1,060 lb. weights $7: c u t l e r amdcx m a i n l y «3,7;f74.5(1; package good 10 choice SS5 lb. slockcrs $7.75; common and medium lols mainly S6 clown. 1 Current stocker and feed cattle ouotations: Steers 55(1 to BOO Ibs. good and choice S6.25lia.25; COO to l.DSfl lb. good and choice S6.23^Z R.25: common and medium S4.25fi7G.25; heifers good and choice S5.25ffIG.50: common and medium S4fi5.25: cows good S4fl^ 4.50: common and medium $3.501J4: calves fsteer) good and choice SG.Sj'!? !.35: m e d i u m S4.50TIG.23. UOGS 4,000: slow: largely I3-20c lower: shipper lop SQ.73: packer top S9.G5: most 200 to 250 lb. butchers S9.50Tf9.G5; 1RO to 200 lb. weights $!.35i D.50: 130 to 180 li. averages S8.S5iif,9.35: few sows hid SD.23; feeder niss largely S6.25 down; few S8.35: .TS S9.25 doivti. S H E E P 3.000: no early fat lamb action: undertone weak to lower: load lots choice fed woolod skins held around $10.75; asking above 53.75 for fed ewes. Reoresentafive Sales iO vlcdiuo 73 fi 35 ilecrs- 21 3,1 33 , 20 18 246 230 227 214 960 1273 1275 1211 139B 1174 1012 995 10.25187 10.10JI2 10.3J[ 10.15| CATTLK. I Heifers- 14.50J2G 14.35120 13.73122 13.0011!) 151! 150 9.00^3 i? 1280 3202 990 902 Fed Western SIIKEr. I N a l i v c Lambs- 10.00 i.30 I2.SS 3.50 8.7 r R.25 7.50 7.25 li.25 s.no 4.75 4.00 1ES 348 262 Lambs--1240 89 1080 84 10.P5J320 93 1,1.75 89 10.731430 !1G 10 60 91 10.701315 90 1050 94 10.(i5ICIIppcd Lambs-95 IO.iO]13Ii n 9.00 1241 89 8.95 Hides Quotation* F u r n i s h e d by Walt Bros., Inc.. 308 Fifth Street SoDlbweL FIORSEIIinES Horschtdes .. .: . ... 54 - · G R E E N BEEF Q1OES Up lo 25 Ibs o 25 to 45 Ibs '. 7 More than BO Ibsv 7 Bull hides .'. !iiA c ·Cured hides half cent more n pound. lOn above prices a cent hlehcr wholesale dealers In wholesale lots.l W O O f , MARKET. BOSTON, W)_U. S. department of agriculture-- Quotations were n o m i n a l on practically all types of spot domestic wools Wednesday. Asking prices held moslly u n c h a n g e d from recent selling levels, but hilycrs generally were not interested ill making purchases at those quotations. Concessions were-reported to have been made on small lots to close out accounts on large lines. Miscellaneous CIIICAGO POTATOES. \Vetl]ieitIay Market) CHICAGO. TO--U. s. department of agriculture-Potatoes 58; on track 229: lolal U. S shipments 613: old stock f i r m , slightly stronuer tendency on best stock, supplies moderate, early trading very light account cold weather; sacked per civt Idaho Russet Burbanks U. S. No. 1, S3.35 filS.fio; Colorado Red McClures U. s. No. 1, S3.35; Maine Bliss Triumphs U. S, No 1. S2.75; Wisconsin Round Whites U. s' No. 1, good finality larEe. few sales S2.S5: U. S. commercial S2.35fl2.37lb: U. S No 2. 51.30: Michigan Htlssel Rurals U. E No. 1 few sales $2.45«2.SO: new stock slightly weaker, supplies rather liberal demand light; track sales less than car- lots Florida bushel crates Bliss Triumphs u. S. No. 1, few soles 52 a crate. NEW 1-OHK SUGAR U V e d n e M l a y M a r k e t ) JEW YORK, (,T)--Kaw sugar u n changed at 3.35. Futures No. 3 July and Sent. 2.62. or 1 to 2 points net li'lelicr. May No. 4, 1.15. and Sept. LIB, or net unchanged. Rc/ined unchanged at 500 for fine granulated. WHEAT VALUES RISE FRACTIONS Corn Closes -Unchanged to Shade Off Following Late Setbacks. CHICAGO, (ff)--Higher prices for wheat formed the rule Wednesday although extreme bulges were difficult to maintain. Domestic flour.sales the past week were reported as the largest n the past two months, owing to a Hurry of family buying orders. Contrasting with wheat action were late setbacks of corn prices, with demand for corn lacking Tuesday's urgency. At the close, wheat was Ys to Ts lighei-, compared with Tuesday's finish, . May Sl.35% to 51.35% July SI.17% to S1.I7=, corn unchanged to Vn lower, May $1.OS-is o 51.03%, July $1.03% to 51.04',!,, oats unchanged to % up, provi- ions 5 to 40 cents down. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION INDEX SOURCE'FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD-ADJUSTED FOR SEASONAL VARIATION 1923-1925-100 INDEX 130 50 I92B 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 (936 CIIICAGO CASH CHAIN'. nv'ednesday Market J CHICAGO, (.«--Cash wheat: No sales eoorled. Com: No. 3 yellow sl.WiSi 1.14'i: No J'Cllow Sl.ll'.i«?1.13; No. 5 j-ellow SI OB'i 1..11: No.^ 4 white Sl.USiffil.15; No. 5 Oals: No. I while 55'.^T? aG'.'jc; No 2 hltc-SSiTSSUc; No. 3 while 5-Hic; sa'm- Jo grade 54c. Bye: No. 1. S1.23'.i. Soybeans: No. 3 yellow $1.594tl.GO. Barley Iced SOefflsl nominal; mailing l^i IAS nomln.nl. TimoUly seed SGflG.25 cwt.; new S5.750 cu-t. - ^ Clover seed $2Bti3z cwt. I^ird. tierces 512.37; loose Sll.-p- bel- 05 $15.75. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Wednesday Vo. 3 yellow shelled corn . .$1.07 S T o. 4 yellow shelled corn . ..$1.05 !ar corn 97 e Vhite oats .No. 3 " 49c Parley 60-90c Soybeans, No. 2 yellow $1.45 W E D N E S D A Y CHAIN" CLOSE CHICAGO. U*j-- VHEAT- 1I1E ' 1 LOW C1 ° 5C lay ].3 6 a ; , 3 ^ k , ,,,. '"; 3-18% l i l T i i IjHi co P nN- 1 '"' i '13 ·»* Jay new .... i.ioj 1.091.1 i.o9»i lay old ..... l.oij'.i l.O'- 1 ^ 1 07^i Tuly ne\v .... 1.04 :i i 1 03?i l'oi'' r "ly old 1.02!i llol'i a ' o i J j Sept 97';. tjgj- 'n R 3. OATS-- · 5 G / * Hay s j i .5, 5l '"ly 45=. .45 45 Sept. 42'.4 41li 'Jii/. SOYBEANS-- " ' '* »'»y 1.5SU l.SKt 1 18'i July i -T^ VYE-- J.»l.-i Ma ,y i.iau 1.1 ni i m; July 1.0.1 ] n - j n-'r IA^EY- K 01 :al ' i M " .8i Mar May July Scot BELLIES-May July ...!2.n7 . . . 1 3 . 1 0 . . . 1 3 . 3 2 . . . 13.52 12.fin 12.77 I3.no 13.20 16.30 12.fi!) 12.77 13.00 13.20 16,30 1G.G5 MINNEAPOLIS GRAI^. ( W e d n e s d a y M a r k e t ) ^"NNEAPOLIS. Wj_Whcat IS cars; ^ Oals: No. 3 white K A N S A S CITY GRAIN. (Wednesday Market) KANSAS CITY. OTI--Wheat 44 cars- V.r «'«· '" 1^= hicher: No. 2 dark hard SI.4 : No. 3. S1.35WI.35H; No. 2 hard -·"'·a: No. 3 nominally SI.32«I.4n'i: No. red SI.42b: No. 3 nominally SI 33^ 1 T' Corn 13 cars: He higher In ^c lower- No. 2 white nominally SI.23«1.23',4- No 3 nominally S1.20"a« 1.23=1; No. 2 yellow nominally Silvia 1.34!!: No. 3 nominally SI.2I",«T 1.23ft: No. 2 mixed nominal- ·jo!'' 21 ''"' 23 '''^ Ko ' 3 n o m i n a l l y SI.2dft Oats S cars: unchanged (o ",!c un: No. 2 white nominally 56®5Bc; No. 3 nominally 53Q57C. O M A H A CHAIN. (Wednesday Market! OMAHA. I,T--Wheat: Dark liard No I sr.«M«H.«: No. S. $1.31 ft; hard No. 1. 51.42^1.44; No. S. S1.40. Corn: Yellow No. 3. SI.IS©!.I!); No. 4 SI.I5iVaffil.20; No. 5, SI.IB!!,; white No. 4 Sl.lOVj. Oals: White No. 2, st!ic. K FLOUR nVrdnesrtay Siarltel) MINNEAPOLIS. tm--Flour: Carlnnd lots, per barrel in on lb. cotton sacks: l-amlly palcnts unchanged. $7.70frJ7.00: standard patents 10 cents higher, S7.438 Shipments 11.730. Pure bran 531.50f«32, Standard middlings $32(532.5(1. G O V E R N M E N T nOKD5. nVrtneday Q u o t a t i o n * ) NEW YORK, l.fi--u. S. bonds closed: Treasury 4fts 47-52 120.n. Treasury 4s 44-34 114.Z1. Treasury 3?is 40-43 J u n e 107.7. Treasury rtfis 4.1-47 Iflfl.ll. Treasury 3iis -lfi-49 1D8.G. Treasury 3s 51-55 10B.23. Stock List NEW YORK STOCKS. {Wednesday Hftal (Quotations) Al Ch : Dye 235 l.lbb O F Gl 76'k Am Can 108 Maytag 14^a Am Stn Ref SSHi McK Rob 14'/4 Am Sug Rcf r3 Mid Cont Pet 31',a Am T T IBlHi Monlg Ward BO'.a Am Tob B 97U Nash Kclvinat 22;a Am W Wks 2tF,\ Mat Biscuit 31»i Anaconda 57 1 ,'* JVat Cash -Reg 3U\'i At T fc S P 76 Nat Dairy Pr 25',i Auburn Auto 33V, Nat Distill 27?k Aviation Corp 8^a Nat* Pov.' Lt 12^« Bait Ohio 25',i N Y Central 44}A Barnsdall 34',a Northern Pac 30V* Bcndi'i Aviat 29 Oliver Farm GO Beth SU 88U Packard Mot HVi Bordcn Z1 3 \ Param Pict 26^8 Borg Warner K2 Penney 99',i Can DC Ale 28}i ' Pcnn R R 43',^ Canad Pac !6',i Phillips Pet S7li Case 174',a Radio 11^4 Chi it N W 4V. Hey Tob B or; Chi Gt West 3 Sears Rocb B7?i CMSP p 2'-, Shell Union 2a!'i Chi R k P 2'/4 Soc Vacuum 19 Chrysler 133^ Sou Pac 3Ws Col G El 17?« Std Brands 15 J 4 Comwlth it S 3".; Sid Oil Cal 43'i Con Edison 45=ii . Sid Oil Ind, 49^ Con Oil IBli Std Oil N J in; Con Can (il'.i Stewart Warn 20Va Cont Oil Del 44!i studebakcr n»i Corn Prod lia'i Swilt t Co 27^ Curt Wright 7'A Texas Corp -5G [ /i Deere Co 127% Tex Gulf Sul 4t D'ro Co pfd 31\i Timk Roll B 73^; Du Po do N m\i Un Carbide 10S'/- Gcn Elcc 67"« Un Pac 133 2en Foods 43i'a Unit Air Corp 3ll;a Gen Mot fi7!a United Corp 7i/ a Gillette 19?i Unit Drue isr, 3'd'r T i R 42','i U S Ind Alco 41H ·ludsoti Mot 22/4 U S Rubber 57^ Illinois Cent 2G^a U S Steel lOo^i nt Harvest 107Vn Warner Picl I f i ^ k Int Nick Can SS'.i ' West Un Tel 78! 4 Inl Tel Tel 14 West El Jt M llin Johns Manv 147»1 Woolworth 59'.'. Krcsge 27=h Wrielcy Jr 73 C H I C A G O STOCKS (Wednesday Final Quotation!) , Cities Service .4?V Natl Standard 36 Hellmann J3r Wi N W Bancorp 15?i Katz Drug 15 Quaker Oats 120 Keliosn Switch Mi Swift S: Co 27'i Ltllby McNeil 13"i Swift lull 32'/ Midwest Corp W t Utility t Ind l!i Natl Leather 2 Zenith 37Vs Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO., Mason City Office In Baelcy-Bcck Bldg. Telephone No. 7. DO1V JONES AVIiRACKS Inds. Rails Utils. Close 18S.3i 5D.35 33.54 Total Sales 2,920,000 C H I C A G O STOCKS Bullcr Bros 15% Marshall Ficl 21V, Coi-d Corp 51i, Walgreen Co WA NEW YORK CURB Am Gas i: El 42'A F'd M ot En E S Am Cyatm B 33\« Humb Oil Co Rfi^a :\tu Su Pow Co 2A Lockheed IKi Ark N Gas A 11 = Niag H Pow 16'i Asoc G S: El A 4!i Pcnnroad Cp 4'i Can Ind Alk G»'« S O Ky Co 20 Can Marconi 2»b Un Gas Co 11 El Bd Shar 25!i Un LI p Co fl!4 fd M of Can 29»i U t i l P A; U Co Hi NEW YOBK STOCKS Alas Juneau 14% Hudson Mot 22'.' Allegheny S Hupp Motors V'/« Allied Stores IB'.i lull Carriers 7?i Am t For Po llli Indusl Rayon 37!i Am C Stic Co 31% Nasn Kctviii 227i Am C i P Co iB!'« Lambert Co 2.-|31 Am Pow LI 14 Lehich PI Cc iiOTi Am R*c Mills 37=H Lorillard 2711. Am R S Co 2B!i niack Truck 57'i Am Tob Co 97H Mathicson Al 40!i Armour i Co llTi McLellan Sirs 18"j Ar Co ptd 93ft M i n n , Mol Im H ',i As D Goods 22 M K T 8U All Rcf 3tr, Mo P.-ic .1!i Baldwin Loco Oft Mot Products 37 Brlggs Mf Co S7',i No Amer 3i»l B Cn r!j L «« ^ =0 ' i No Amcr A v l . I0»i Build Mf Co 13% oils Steel Co 20'i Burr Add 34^ Owen III Gl 171 Bycrs AM Co 30=i Packard Mot I Hi Caterpillar Tr 0014 p a rh Utah Coo 5VI -erro dc Pas 72'.'. Plymnull: 26 -.lies Ohio CSTi Pmc i: Gam 63 ?xfln V , p i d , I51 '" Pub s ot N J .in',', C.MSP P pfd S'/, p u n m a t l , 0 £ Coca Col Co 138 p,,r. oil Co 2.1 Eric Ft 71 Co Fire T Jt Hu Foster-Wheel Frccport Tex Gen Am Tran Gliddcn Co Oobcl A,,-; S0b 30 «'·. ""' r , ~ nt North Ore 2,1-1 « r a 'nm Pjiiae -1'i Gl Nor pfd -IS'i Houston Oil 15=1 Tide W A Oil 21 U S Ind Alch 41 U t i l P Jt L A 1 V a n a d i u m 33 Un Gas Ri Im 15 Warren Bros n . Western Myld 10? Western Un 73 1 , Worth Pump 44!i Yellow Truck 32!i Youncs S T 85 INVESTMENT TRUSTS R)' The Associated 1'ress. Bid and asked Wednesday: Corp Tr Sh . .1 14 Corp Tr Sh A A Mod ." ll.'si Corp Tr Eh A r c u m Ser 207 Corp Tr Accum Ser Mod .. 3.81 Dividend Sh 2,07 Maryland Fund Io!s9 Nationwide Sec 453 Nationwide See vte 2^22 Nor Amer Tr Sh 2 OC Nor Amer TV Sh 1055 3 HI Quarterly ine Sh 1925 Selected Am Sh Inc 16^25 S;iper Corp Am Tr A 4 4 3 U S El L P A 2000 U S El I, P » 3 13 U S El L P Vtc JJ21 2.22 11.57 4.S3 2.38 21.09 17.63 20.SO .1.29 1.20 . 23 Mangled Bodies Found. MANILA, (/P)--Mangled bodies of 23 persons, killed in Ihe plunge of a passenger bus down q 200 foot mountain precipice, were recovered Wednesdny by coroner's assistants. The crash occurred near Baguio Tuesday night. STOCK LEADERS HIT NEW PEAKS U. S. Steel Crosses $104 a Share First Time in Five Years. NEW YORK, (IP)--Broad buying demand lifted stock market leaders to new recovery peaks Wednesday. Paced by U. S. Steel, which crossed $104 a share for the first time in more than five years, gains of fractions to three points were recorded for many issues. Utilities pointed the way at the opening and, for a while, the ticker tape was unable to keep up with floor dealings. Extreme gains were reduced in numerous in- stanices later and there was an assortment of losers near the final hour. The volume dwindled in the afternoon. Transfers were around 2,700,000 shares. The power group responded to the action of two important corporations in announcing a truce with the securities and exchange commission. Heavy industry stocks reflected indications of steadily improving business. Even General Motors took a new lease on life with a modest upturn as hopes o£ strike settlement brightened. Chrysler was a strong spot along with a variety of truck company issues. Curb Market NEW YORK. (/P)--Prices advanced briskly in the c u r b market Wednesday as utilities and specialties Jound ready buyers. Industrial shares also came In for considerable demand lale in Ihe morning. Among the gainers o£ 2 points or more were National Oil Products, New Haven Cloek, Commonwealth Edison and Aluminum Co. oE America. Threw Shovel was among tlic more buoyant industrials and added 3 points or so. New Jersey Zinc ran up nearly 2 points following release of increased earnings for 193G. Red Bank Oil. Stroock : Co., and J. W. Carter were other proportionately wide gnincrs. In the electric power company lict, Eleclrtc Bond «i Share, Northern Stales Power "A.", American Gas Elcclilc and Niagara Hudson Power were forward fractions to a point or more. Bond Market NEW YORK. (.^j-Ulilily, steel and rubber company loans moved into a lilllc higher Rround in the bond market Wednesday \vhi!e rails and some oils and specialties were a btt lower. American i: Foreign Power ns were up nearly a point, and Colorado Gas Electric Hs, International Hydro-Electric Cs and International Paper 5s moved lor- ivard fractionally'. . OIKer modest satners were Studcbakcr Convertible 6s. Goodyear 5s. Bethlehem Steel 3 a ,iK, and Anaconda -His, Sanln Fc -Is receded following offering; of an equipment trust issue, and Chesapeake Ohio 4Vis, SI. Paul 5s, Eric 5s, and New York Central 5s drifted downward. Activity c o n t i n u e d restrained In tbc U. S. Eoveniment list, with losses or from 1-3M to 3-32ls fairly general. An exception was in the 251: per cent issue of 1349, which added a shade. South American obligations were in fair demand, and some loans added nearly a point. Gainers included Brazil 6,is. Buenos Aires Vi-lis. Cuba S'.is and Peru 6s. Some Polish. Italian and German bonds moved upward. Produce MASON CITY--For Wednesday Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts I6c Heavy hens, 5 Ibs. and over 13c Under 5 Ibs g c Springs, 5 Ibs. and over I3c Springs, under 5 Ibs. lo c Slags Re Leghorn springs 7c Cocks .6c All No. 2 poultry 4 cents less Mr.rclianls Quotations Eggs, in trade 18-19c* Eggs, cash 17-18c' Butter, Iowa State Brand..... .40c Butter, Corn Country 39c Butter, Kenyon's ..39c Butter, Very Best 40c Butter, Brookfield 3Q C Potatoes, russets, peck 75c Potatoes, cobblers, peck 52c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO mODUCB OFednesday .ITarket) CHICAGO. rTi--Butter 6,818, steady; prices unchanged". Eggs 7.029, unsettled; extra firsts local 2Hc, cars Sa'Ac: fresh graded firsts local 21?(C. cars 22c; current receipts 21',ic. Poultry: Live, 2fi trucks, steady; hem over S Ihs. 17c, .', Ibs. and less l[!c; Leghorn hens 13c; colored .springs Iflc; PJy- monlli and W h l l p Ruck 20c; colored broilers 21',ic; White Hock 22i,ic; Plymouth Hock 23Hc; bareback I6c; Leg- FORGET BEAD THIS FIRST: In Hollywood fallowing- an Ingenious maneuver on the part of J»is young- wife, Janei, Joel I'ayn- (cr, second-rate Broadway Hctor, begins work under a short term contract. Meanwhile Janet makes a point of cultivating the right people, joins a tennis club anil meets Vcrnon Chester, an important director. Chester asks her to play tennis and have lunch with him. Chester likes Janet and ·learns inadvertently that she and Joel have been reading a bestseller about to he screened by Chester^ Chester selects Joel for an important character role in his new picture and Janet virtually dictates the terms of an attractive new contract and option. Joel makes screen history in "The Dance ^Vas Lons" and the Paj:n- tcrs find Tame and fortune at their feet within eight months. Now Go On IVith the Story. CHAPTER 17. Janet looked up from the letter she was reading. The view that spread itself before, her eyes was less entrancing than the one the letter brought to her mind. The rolling lawns where Toki was running an electric lawnmower faded from her view. The colorful flowers had too long been colorful in the unending bright light of the sun. That same sun drenched the ten-act with its wicker furniture and boxed hedges as it had done day in and day out. The leaves were beginning to turn, Martha had written. Janet saw the peaceful countryside of the New England village of Chester. She saw the riot of red and yellow and last-turning green." She thought she smelled the pungent odor of burning leaves sending a feathery plume high, to dissolve against a graying sky. There would be the smell ot late asters and the cideryscent of apples on the air. There would be wood smoke rising from the chimneys of the little white :ouses. And within there would good things simmering on the stove--peppei-y chili and jellies and jams. Janet wondered if she still remembered how to pickle grapes. She thought if she drove through .he market that day she would buy some and try her old recipe. Then she sighed, lying there in ler expensive pajamas on a chaise onge. Cook wouldn't like it if she mussed up the kitchen. She could, of course, muss it up all she pleased. But it really wouldn't be any fun because she didn't feel that the kitchen belonged to her anyway and cooli would probably leave. Coks wera always leaving and taking the serving maid with them. "Now a butler would really run the place," Joel had said when she had protested that it was ridiculous for them to have a butler. "But I want to run it," she had said rather pathetically. Joel had laughed. "Why, you goose? Just keep yourself pretty Eor me and help me do my entertaining. You ought to be glad we aren't living back on the west side in New York." "But I have nothing to do," she bad persisted. "You are a lily of the field now," he answered and that was that. Another day Lucien Doyle's wife ·--Dot was another lily o£ the field, in fact so were the other two girls at Janet's table at the .'charity bridge--said, "Janet, don't you ever get bored with Hollywood? I Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. HI. SCHANKE CO. Telephone 1300, Mason City UIJ and Asked Tuesday. Ccnl St El fi pet pfd (525 par! 10 Cent SI El 7 pet prd ?25 par) 11 Ccnl SI L 7 jict pfd . . . 18 Cbamplin Ref la 7 pel fd .. 1(10 Creamery ack;i 6 c com 24 Hearst Cons A 23 J A Hormcl A fd Ifl4 o A Hormcl com .......... 22 tnterslalc Power fi pel pfd .. 15 Interstate Power 7 pet pfd -. Ifl [owa Electric Co 6',b pet pfd 33 "ovva Electric Co 7 pet pfd .. 54 fa El Lt Pow C pel pfd .. 73 la El Lt Pow 614 pel pfd 74 In El Lt Se Pow 7 pel pfd . , 78 :a Power Light B pet pfd 102 "a Power A: Light 7 pet pfd 103 "a Public serv 6 pet pfd .... 3!) "a Public Scrv GV-! pet pfd .. 100 'a Public Scrv 7 pet pftl ., 101 la Fouth Util 6 pet pfd 1R 'a South Util G»,i pet pfd 79 'n south Util 7 pet pfd B3 Minnesota P L 6 pet pfd .. *}! vlinnesota P L 7 pet pfd . 1DO Northern St Power fi pet pfd SO Northern St Power 7 pet pfd DG N w Bell Tel nli pet prd .. 105 N W St Portland Cement com 25 lath Packinc- 6 pet pfd 100 lath Packing- 7 pet pfd 100 lath Packing com 31 Sioux City G El 7 pel pfll 9) Jniicd Lt Rys 6 pet pfd . . 88 Jnitcd Lt Rys 6.36 pet pfd IW!i United Lt : Tiys 7 pet pfd .. 9.1 ·Vestern Grocer pfd 9fi iVestern Grocer com 17 X Called 4-15-37 xx Called 3-1-37 12 13 20 25 23 li 107 24 IT/5 20 33 5R 75 76 8» 104 105 !01 102 103 RO Bl as 97 102 S3 08 101 DO no 95 ion 20 :E riJTUTlF.S. MVedneiMlay M a r k e t ) CHICAGO, Iffl--Bntlcr futures closed: torage standards, February 31Tic; March Egg futures: fresh graded fi r S ( S p February 2H.C; refrigerator standards, October 24;ic. Potato futures: Idaho Hussets, March No. 1, $3.90; March grade A S3.68: April grade A S3.95. NRW VOllK PRODUCE (Wednesday MarU«t) NEW YORK. I.Pj--Bnllcr 8.022, steady; ereamery seconds (84-S7 scores) 3132c; other Duller prices unchanged. Cheese 123.430. steady and u n c h a n e e d . EROS 34.M4. unsettled; mixed colors ·inccial packs 23i,4Ti24c; slandards 22»1(J 23c; firsts 21 a ,V^22'/4C: mediums 20ffI21c; dirties No. 1, 20fi20',ic; refriccrMors firsts WfiSn'.lc; seconds ISRIS'.ic. Live p o u l t r y steady to easy. By /rcToht, fowls: Leghorn HS16c;. other freight prices unchanged. think this is a ghastly place for a girl without a job. We never have anything to talk about. I've been out here so long I've forgotten what the girls used to talk about back home." i Linda Appleby said, "Instead of talking about what picture so-and- so is making, they talk about the new dress they saw or what Mrs. You-know-who said at the forum meeting last week and whose husband got drunk at the country club party on Saturday night." Grace Tucker sighed, "Our husbands can't even get drunk because it's against the rules! Sometimes I think it would be a good idea if we could talk about those things but new dresses are no novelty in our lives. What do you say, Jgnet?" Janet said, "I dont really know, girls, about wives back east, but I guess .wives are the same everywhere. They want to talk about their husbands and children and I guess it could be just as dull to talk about the coal business or Wall Street." "Who's talking about Wall Street?" Harriet Casey said as she strolled toward their table. Harriet was a newspaper woman, west coast representative of a string of newspapers. "Oh, we're just talking about our husbands and children for a change," Dot Doyle said. "Well, well, girlsJ" Harriet exclaimed brightly. "Do I scent news? Who has any children here?" "Well, if we haven't we're going to have," Janet said idly. "Wkv bid three hearts?" Janet was dummy. She was glad she didn't have to concentrate. The conversation had somehow made her Csel depressed. She thought of the busy, stimulating years when she had had a job. And she had had one when she and Joel first came to Hollywood. Joel had been her job and she had done it well, but now he had no further need of those services he hadn't even known about. Harriet Casey leaned over to her and whispered, "I want to talk to you, Mrs. Paynter. Did you mean what you said?" Janet said, "Excuse me, Linda, but didn't you play a club on that last trick? You did have a heart in your hand . . . " she turned back to Harriet who had said something to her. "Yes," she answered not remembering what the question had been. Someone called to Harriet then and she left giving Janet a little pat on the back. Janet said, "This gives us the rubber, partner." She thought no more about the conversation. The netx afternoon Joel had asked her to meet him at his tailor's. They were going from there straight to dinner at a restaurant and to view a picture at one of the smaller houses. Janet liked those "dates." Joel had made a little game of calling her on the phone and asking her, if she didn't have a date, if he could have one with her. Those were the little things about Joel that delighted Janet. He was her "beau" and she was his "best girl." "But beaux don't give their girls ermine capes. At least, not in Chester, darling," she had said on that occasion and Joel had got in the car and driven to a dusty drug store where he had bought her a large box of stale chocolates which he presented to her with a flourish. "I'm not to be outdone by the beaux in Chester," he said. He made a wonderful beau and a very good husband, she thought, even if she had never felt like a wife. What was that Martha had said to her years ago about the "good, quiet years?" She knew well enough and she hoped that some day they would come even though she couldn't put her finger on what was wrong with their marriage. "There is nothing wrong with our marriage!" She protested stoutly and thought that the only thing that was wrong with it was that she wasn't contented. And because she wasn't contented, she was an ungrateful girl. There was Joel to give her the moon if she asked for it. "And therein was her trouble. She didn't want the moon. She wanted a little home. She wanted to go to market in the morning and chatter with other women. She wanted to know what was in her ice box. She actually wanted to clean out that ice box. Sometimes, seeing other girls like--and yet not like--herself in the market, she thought: Marriage is an estate and that is what 1 haven't got. It's a nameless feeling of being enclosed in that state. That's why it is called an estate. It's something that you don't see but you feel it when you are building something with another person. It's the feeling of being Mrs. to somebody's Mr. It's a feeling of being part of a man's life. I know --oil, .1 know I am part of Joel's but I'm not necessary lo him or to anyone else." To do Janet justice, it must be said that she did not think these things too often. She wasn't thinking of anything unhappy or disquieting when her chauffeur drew up before the English Tailoring House. N Joel saw her the moment she entered the door. His face was pale and his eyes were angry as he came up to her. He thrust a newspaper into her hands. "Read that, Janet, and explain It please," he said. "Darling," she said, "You look terribly upset!" "I am," he answered, "I'd like to know why you didn't consult me about this!" "'This' what?" Janet answered calmly and started to rend. (To Be Continued) IOWA LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON BILLS DES MOINES, (/P)--The following bills were introduced or passed in the Iowa house and senate: HOUSE: Introduced-H. F. 133---By Dancer--Changing the name of the Iowa railway commission to the state transportation commission. H. F. 134--By Morrow--Providing for the marking and branding of domestic poultry; appropriating $1,000 to carry out the act and providing a SI fee for application for brand marks. H. F. 136--By Thompson ot Buena Vista--Providing for the election of five members of the state highway commission by the vote of the 99 chairmen of Iowa boards of county supervisors in convention. H. F. 135--By Thompson o£ Buena Vista--Prohibiting the state highway commission from increasing tlje mileage of the "primary, road system without legislative enactment. H. F. 137--By Brown--Permitting cities of more than 125,000 by authority of park boards to establish sites in city parks for libraries and art galleries. H. F. 138--By Brown--Providing that tax deeds shall not nullify or lessen the force of liens. H. F. 139--By Johnson of Buena. Vista--Reducing from 8 to 7 cents per $1 the penalty when judgment is rendered on usurious notes. H. F. 140--By Craven--Providing that funds raised on the moneys and credits tax shall not be taken into consideration when computing budgets. Passed-H. J. R.--By Blue--Providing for joint investigation of Iowa old age assistance act. SENATE: Introduced-S. F. 119--By Dewey--Limiti n g u n e m p l o y m e n t insurance benefits to citizens. S. F. 120--By Hopkins--Providing for additional information in the school census. S. F. 121--By Murray--Setting a 10 year penally for harboring criminals. S. F, 122--By Dewcy--Relating to option on a replevin bond. S. F. 125--By Lundy---Legalizing a Mt. Pleasant city hall appropriation. S. F. 124--By Greater · Iowa committec : --Permitting county supervisors to acquire limestone quarries and sell agricultural lime S. F. 123--By Lundy--Raisin" the limit for a county general fund levy from 1,4 to 3 mills upon approval of the state comptroller. S. F. 127--By Gillespio--Pro- viding that a tax deed does not nullify any nuisance or other injunctions. Passctl-- S. F. 74--By Stevens--Permitting cities under city manager plan to operate city water works through boards of trustees. H. F. 6--By Engel and Dictz (Kimberly) -- Permitting the refunding oE Davenport-Hock Island bridge bond issue. LEGAL NOTICE T R K A S U K Y DEPARTMENT I n t e r n a l Revenue Service, A l c o h o l T»je Unit, St. Paul, MEnneaoU, January 22, IDS" Notice ts hereby given that on December 10, 1936. one Chevrolet Coach. 1W5 model, motor number 5041884, serial number 2J-EA-IMI1B37, license number 6G- 2737 l!)36 Iowa), was seized from Benford Ellingson on Ihe public highway, one-half nulc north nnd one-half mile cast of Mason City, Curro Gordo County, Iowa, for violation of the Internal Rove- mic laws. Section .1450, United States Revised Statutes, Any person claimine -said automobile must appenr at my office on or before I^cbruary 27. 1937, and innfce such claim and qivc bond for costs for transfer of forfeiture proceedings to the United States District Court, or said automobile will be forfeited to the United: Stales of America . as provided by Ian', S. B. Qvnle. District Supervisor. 70"f New Post Otftec Building, Saint Paul, Minnesota. TREASURY DEPARTMENT Tnlrrnat R e v e n u e Service. Alcoliol Tax UnM. St. Paul. *MinticsoU, January 'J2. '1037 Notice 1s hereby civen ihnt on Dcceni* bcr 7. 10;iC. one Chevrolet Sedan, tHCH model, motor number 2."i6n701. s e r f n j m n n u t - r 2J-AE-T883GO, license number 17, 270B (Iowa. lOIEC). was seized from William J. Moersch on a country road a h n u t one-half mile southeast of Mason City CCITO Gordo County. Iowa, for violation of tlie Internal Revenue laws. Section IMjf). United States Tic vised Statutes, Any person claiming said automobile must nr- pear nt my o f f i c e on or before February 27. 1037, and make such claim and cive bond for costs for transfer of forfeiture proceedings to the United Stales District Court, or said automobile will be forfeited to the United States of America ns provided by law. S. B. QvMe, District Supervisor. 7f!fi New Post Office miitriinp:. Saint Paul. Minnesota. NOTICE OF AMENDMENT TO MITI- CT-ES OF rN'CORPOUATION OF MASON' riTV LOAN AND INVESTMENT COMPANY Public notice Is hereby riven that Mason City Loan -ind Investment Company has amended articles of Incorporation as follows: ATmc E.E VII sha 11 be am end ed b v s t r i k i n g the words "first Saturday in June" appearing in first sentence and substituting therefor "second Monday in Ffbrmry." Notice is f u r t h e r qlvcn safrf a m e n d m e n t lias been duty f i l e d and recorded as by law provided, and the undersigned authorized to do all I hincs necessary to make a m e n d m e n t effective. T),itcri this 26th day of January, A. IX. 1037. · ' W. T,. PATTON. President. ROGER- C. PATTOW. Secrcfary. WE OFFER AMERICAN BUSINESS SHARES DIVIDEND SHARES MARYLAND FUND QUARTERLY INCOME SHARES Providing Substantial Returns Maximum Diversification Active Marketability A. M.Schanke Company 208 Foresters Building Telephone 1300 ·m

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