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1 *Hi^.*Iiffi£srfr^ FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 13 M 1937 HOGS UNCHANGED TO DIME LOWER QUOTE CHICAGO TOP AT $10,35 Increasing Receipts Coming at Start of Lent Leads to Decline. · CHICAGO, (if) -- Hog prices were unchanged to 10 cents lower at ihe week's decliiie Saturday. Quotable top was $10.35, but.the best prices paid were S10-20 to $10.25 for mediumweights. A combination o£ factors added pressure to the livestock markets this week but prices held up fairly well anyway. In the first place, receipts increased slightly in all departments not only in .Chicago 'but at most o£ the other principal markets. The local run o£ cattle was approximately 7,000 head larger and the sheep and hog runs increased 11,000 and 12,000, respectively. Trade Alreafly Sluggisli. The market was in no condition to accept increased volume. Start of the Lenten season, which always has some ellect on. meal consumption, coincided with an aleady sluggish trade at some distributing points. In this connection, easing of the floor situation and settlement of the motor strike were the two most important factors working for a broadening of meat demand. Official figures also disclosed that the meat supply in coolers throughout the country is the largest for this time of .year since 1920. Pork storing has been so great in the last three months that total supplies have more than doubled. .The supply ol pork is the largest since September, 1933. Price Movement Uneven. Variations in supply, coupled with the above mentioned market factors, resulted in an uneven and mixed price movement in livestock during the week. Choice and prime steers arid yearlings were little changed, with weighty lands up 25 cents in instances, some medium and good beeves turned lower. .The cattle market top stayed at $14.50, which was paid early in the week. Some she stock sold on a 25 cents higher basis. Fat lambs lost 50 cents, the late top declining lo $10.45 compared with Sil at the start of the week. Hogs were unchanged to 25 cents lower for the week. Local Livestock H1ASON CITY--I'or Saturday 1IOGS Five ccnls lower. Good lisht HUMS ... 1JO-1SO ? 7.40- 7.70 Good Hsht lights ... J50-1CO 5 7.30- :.2Q Good HsMs .; iGO-no ? B.5D-a.ca Good lishls 170-180 S 9.05- 9.:I5 Good light butchers 1BO-200 S 9.35- 0.65 Good liEllt .butchers 200-220. S 0.55- O.D5 Good inc.. wt. butch. 220-250 E 0.55- SI.83 Good me. wt. butch. I!aO-270 S 0.35- 9.83 Good me. wt. butch. 270-230 S 9.55- -J.B5 Good heavy butchers 200-323 S 0.55- U.85- Good heavy butchers 325-350 S S.40- 0.70 Good heavy butchers 350-400 S 0.20- 9.50 Good packing sow* . 275-350 S 3.03- J.35 Good heavy sows .. . 350-425 S 8.85- 9.15 Good big Heavy sows 425-300 S 8.65- 8.95 Good big heavy sows 500-550 S 8.45- 8.75 (The above is a 10:30 truck hog market lor cood and choice hogs. The difference in price is lor'short and long haul hoss). UATTLE Choice to prime steers ..... $10.00-11.00 Good to choice steers v S7.SO-S.SO Fair to eood steers S 5.50- 7.00 Lo'V grade steers : S 4.00- 5.00 Choice to prime yearHncs .. S 9.00-10.00 Good lo choice ycartlnys ... S 7.00- 8.00 Fair to c°°d. yearlings S 5.00- 7.00 Common to fair yearlings .. 'S 4.00-5.00 Good to choice heifers S 7.00- D.50 Pair to good hclfrcs S 5.00- C.50 Common to fair heifer S 3.50- 5.00 Choice to prime cows S S.OO- 5.7s Good to choice cows S 4.50-5.00 Fair to uood cows S 4.00- 4.sl) Fair to good cutters S 3.50- 4.0C Common to fair cuttcrj S 3.00- 3.51 Fair to good canncrs S 2.75- 3.0C Common to fair canners S 2.50- 2.75 Good lo choice bulls s 4.50- S.oO Lieht bulb S 4.00- 4.50 Calves, g d _ t o choice 130-190 S 6.50- 7.50 Calves, med. to good 130-190 S 4.00- 6.50 Calves, infer, to good 130-190 S 4.00 down U A M U S Lambs, gd. to choice 70-90 S 7.75- 9.00 Umbs, incd. to good 70-90 S G.75- 7.75 I^inus.'fair to ined. .. 70-90 * 3.75- C.75 l^mbs, common .,'. 5 3.75 down yearlings, Ed. to ch. 70-90 * S.OO- 6.00 Yearlings,'medium to good $ 4.00. .OC Yearlings, fair to medium S 3,00- 4.0C Yearlings, culls J 2.00- a.50 Natwo ewes, good to choice S 2.00- 4. Culls, iwea S 1.00- 1.50 Bucks J 1.00. 2.01 Wethers, 2 year oldi ........ 3 5.00- 6.0C Wethers, old ; S 3.00- 6.00 Buck lambs SI lows. No dock- OD lambs. Quotations cuhject to market fluctuations. C H I C A G O LIVESTOCK. ( S a t u r d a y .Market) CHICAGO, (.TJ--U. S. d e p a r t m e n t of agriculture-- f[OGS 7,000; including G.500 direct; scattered sales steady lo lOc lower than. Friday's average; heavy butchers showing m a x i m u m : decline; good 180 lo 210 Jbs. S10:20$?10.25; Quotable top $10,S5; choice 260 to 300 Ib. butchers $10.10 and S10.15; shippers took 150; estimated ho'd- over 500; compared''week ago: Market unevenly steady to 2ac lower; weights under 200 Ibs. lacking quality and finish off most. v CATTLE 200. calves 100; compared Friday last week: Choice and prime red steers and yearlings fully steady, weighty K i n d s 25c higher in instances; others mostly steady, some m e d i u m and Rood kind!, lower in instances following Thui^- rlny's late downturn; week's top 060 Jb. yearlings and 1,330 Ib, steers S14.5.0: 1.401 Ibs. 514.35; 1,534 Ibs. S13.65; medium, good, and choice heifers generally .steady, common kinds around 25c higher; load 1,026 Ibs. 512.25, no criterion ot general trade, few loads SlO/ftlO.75, bulk 50.50 down to 57; cows steady, spots 2T-c hicher on good and choice weighty cows; bulk beef cows for week S5.25fit6.25; cutter grades $4®4.75; hutls fully steaoy, practical lop 071 sausage offerings SG.50; vealcrs SOc lower, $10.50 down. S H E E P 1,500. Including 1.000 direct; for week ending Friday 10.500 directs; compared Friday last week: Fat lambs mostly 50c lower quality considered; Jnte top SI0.45 to shippers against SH to all interests early In xveck; lale packer top SI0.35; closing bulk fed lambs $10.25 0.J0.3S, bulk for week S10.151110.50; few throwouts late S8.soa9.2o. these showing very i l t t l e price downturn; ' fall shorn Ihmbs early $9.50; freshly shorn on BOND, YIELDS 1. ALL. GGVERNMENT'BQ*DS""60E~bR' CALLABLE AFTER 8 tE 2. 15 UUKlClPM.S (MICH CRAOEj-SrArfOfcflO STATISTICS S, IZO CORPORA!IS (30 EACH An, Ai, A A Bi*)-MOOOY'S I I 1 M I I YEARLY STATISTICS 1933 1934 1935 1936 Hog Markets MIDWEST HOCiS, Hog prices at midwest markets Saturday: WATERLOO--Hogs We lower. Good to choice 140 to 150 Ibs. $1.40^7.70; · ISO to ICO Ibs-57.goffiB.yO; JGQ to 170 ibs. $8.5 8.00; 170 to 1BO Ibs. 59.15(^9.*a; 180 to lt)S. $9.45?i9.75; 200 to 290 Ibs. S9.55©9.5; 290 to 325 Jbs. S9,43D,75; 325 to 350 Ibs, $9.3a£j;9.G5; packing sows 215 to 350 Ifas. $9.05[ti9.35; U50 to 42,=) Ibs. 53,30t£9,20; 42 to 5150 Ibs. 50.75i5r9.0a. CLDAIt RAt'XUS--Good hogs HO to 150 ILs. $7.75(57.85; 150 to 160 Ibs. $8.05118.35; 1GO to 170 Ibs. §3.558.B5; 170 to 180 Ihs. 59.0511 0.35; 180 to 200 Ibs. $9.45519.75; ^ to 325 Ibs. $8-CTOii9.90; 3113 lo 350 \bs, $9.45 5j.9.7a. Good packers 175 to ^30 Ibs- $ B".30; 330 to 425 Ibs. $8.85^9.15; 425 to SCO IbS. $8.7Qfrg; 500 1o 530 lus. 58.55510.85. AUSTIN--Hogs mostly lOc lower, tew sows steady;, good to choice 180 to 220 Ibs.- $9.35470.65; 200 lo 230 Ibs. $0.55^9290 to 325 Ibs. 5.9.451i 9.75; 325 to 350 Ibs. $9.35^9.05; packing sows, good, 275 to 550 Ibs. $8,85(fi9.45. OTTUMWA--Hogs steady to 5c lower; 140 iv 133 Ibs. ST^n^t?.^;-;^ to 1GO Ibs. $8.05518.35; 1GO to 170 Ibs. S8.55fiB.85; HO to 180 Ibs. S9.15fFi9.45; 180 to 200 Ibs. $9.35 ffi.3.63; 200 to 2E30 Ibs. S9-55ftM15: 2QO lo 32J Ibs. S9.45tfi9.75; 325 In 350 ]bs- ?9.3 9.C5; 350 to 400 Ibs. S9.I5ff9.45; packers 215 to 350 Ibs. 59.05rfT9.35; 350 to 425 Ibs. 5S.95G9.25; 425 lo 550 Ibs. $8.80^9.10. COMHIXKI) HOG RECEIPTS. DES MO1NES, (r--U. S .department ot agriculture-Combined liofi receipts at 22 concentration yards and 9 packing plants located in interior Iowa and southern ^Minnesota for lliu '24 hour period ended at C H. in. Saturday were 28,000 compared witli 16.300 a week ago and 5,800 n year ago. Prices 5c to lOc lower than Friday on all classes; trade u n d e r t o n e rather stew; week-end loadinc indicated considerably leavicr than 41,coo week ago. Quotations fallow: Light lights 140 to 160 Ibs. good ana choice 58.05^8.50; light weights, 1GO o 180 Ibs. S0.75tf9.70: ISO to 200 Ibs. $9.G5 f!9.95: medium weigh.is, 200 to 220 Ibs. SE.75?J10.IO: 220 to 250 Ibs. $9.75^10.10; icavy iveichts, 2nO lo 290 Ibs. 39.75-310.10; J90 to 350 Ibs. $9-wTil0.10; pigs, 100 to 140 bs.. blank: pnckinfi sows, 275 to 350 Ids., good, S9-30'Tr 3.CO; 350 io 425 Ibs. .35; 425 lo 550 Ibs. $9f5a.20. vcek's opening S9, closing S8.50, with ighter weight wrinkly kinds $3.35 down; lat sheep strong to 25c higher for the week, h a n d y w c i c h t fat ewes tip to £625, bsilk Jor week 551516.30, No representative salcs^ O M A H A LIVESTOCK. (Saturday Market) OMAHA, td'j--U. S. department oC ag- ricultiu-c-- CATTLE 73, calves 25, for the weak: Fed steers and yearthigs miercnly steady liju hicher. heifers steady to strong, instances higher;, cows lillle changed, bulls sleady to 25e lower, vcalcrs and calves steady to strong, stockers and Xecders bately steady to weak, bulks for the week: Good and choice fed steers p yearlings $0.50 (ft 12. few toads S12.5 13.25, two loads prime 1,142 Ibs. $13,75 and $13.854 top $l3.flO for prime 1,223 I common ;md. mediums $tf.50a9.25; '»e- dium to good heifers $7(38,50, load strictly good 807 Ibs. $9.CO, few lots choice 510.50^10.75; good cows §65' C.fiQ, few up to $7, odd lots choice $7.25417.50, common and medium $4,75ijf ! ;.7;i. cutter grades $3.35S4.5D, mostly S3.50if/4.50; medium bulls $5.75fi,C, few $D.15fiif-25, prnc tical top vcalcrs S10, oarly calves $7.^.1 down, few lots choice np to $3, medium to good stackers and feeders 55.25617,23, few lots stockers $7.50Ti 7.85. lot choice 84fi Ib. feeders §8.50, strictly good 416 Ibs. stock steer calves $7.R5. SHEEP GOO, for Ihe wock: Lambs 25-;Oc lower, ewes steady, feeders fiflc higher, closing bulks: Fed woolotl Jambs $.9 10.25, closiiiR top SIO.'Jo. week's h E g t i $11; pond and choice cwcs eligible $4.7.1^.5.63, week's top $U.10. m e d i u m cwcs down to S3.50. good and choice feeding lar $8.2,1 ft 9.60, week's top 53,80. HOfiS J.OOO. 700 dfreclr nil classes and grades nominally steady; medium to choice IRQ lo 250 Ib. butchers to packers S9.25ii3.G5. package choice Ii64 Ibs, S3.70 to yard trader: few Rood sows $9.25; average cost Friday $!3.4!i. weight 204; for the week, steady lo 2nc lower w i t h most decline on butchers 180 Ibs. up and Animals OF ALL KINDS REMOVED Mason City Rendering Co. TV* Pay Phone Call* rhnne IftS SOUTH ST. PAUr, L I V E S T O C K ( S a t u r d a y Market) SOUTH ST. PAUL. T)-- U, S. d e p a r t - ment of agriculture -CATTLE BOO; compared with Friday of last \vecJc slaughter slccra and she stock \vc.Tk to 35 cents lower; medium grades nnd cows show most toss; stockers nnd feeders about steady; goort medium weitjht nnd heavy steers 5«).50S1 1,2,1; few choice $12.50; good yearlings and light ulcers SB'fMO; odd head $11; bulk medium grades down to $7; medium nnd Rood fed hctfcrs $G.5QftflJiO; few SO; late hulk common nnd medium cows $4,7. ! ji5.50: j;ood fed COWA up to SG.50 early: lew beat more; low c u t less and cutters around $3.af)r,i4.SO; good nnd choice feeder steers Sfr.75ffi:8.2."i; most s t o c k ers £.1^6.50. Calves l.flOfl; around sleady foi- Urn week; Root! and cliotcc $8ftlO; p r i m e selects around Sll early: thro wo ills down to $4 or lielow. HOGS 2,500; almnt steady with Friday's average; good a n d choice 210-^25 Ibs, $9.75tj. 9.8.1; lop $9.tV5; 1GO-2IO lljs S9,Cflfir9.75: 140-1 M Ibs. 59.105/9.60: 120140 Ibs, $fl,60'((9.IO: f CVk - slack pifis $5^7; bulk good sows SQ,4:i; average cost Friday $3,7 1: weight 104 Ibs. SHEEP 1.500; compared with Friday last week slnugbtcr lambs fully 50 cents lower; «pots off more, other , classes steady; week's lop: Choice lambs $10,75; choice ewes SG; fleshy feeders $n.(ja"; Friday's bulk: Good to choice lambs 5975* common and medium S7f70: medium (o choice ewc.-j $4Tio.75; Good to cho[cc G0 _ 75 Ib. feeding Inmbs WHEAT JUMPS IN LATE TRADE Chicago Mayket Carried, to .Well Above Season's Previous Top. CHICAGO, (/P)--Three cents a bushel late jump of Chicago wheat values carried the market up Saturday to well above the season's previous top price record. Dust storm reports from domestic wheat territory southwest did much to bring about enlarged buying, and to hoist prices. Chicago May wheat delivery reached $1.38%, against 51.37%, the peak heretofore this season. ' At the close, wheat was $1.%2~;'a above Thursday's finish. May Sl.37%-1.38, July. 51.18%-1.1D, corn Vi-lVi up, May 51.09%-?.!, July S1.04-'-8--li, oats Vs-Yt vancved, and provisions changed to 5 cents down. · ad- un- C1IICAGO CASH GICA1N", (Saturday .Harked CHICAGO, C/pj--Cash wheat, no sales reported. Corn, No. 5 mixed $1.06: No. 3 yetlow .lSXr: No. 4 yellow Sl.oS'/aTU.U^*: No. 5 yellow S1.05',i'iT1.07: No. 4 white 51.22',iii lSVi: No. 5 white SLID; sample grade I.02«tl.l)3L Oats. No. 1 mixed a^^c: No. 1 w h i t e 55',i;c: No. 2 white 54c; sample grade 30V'« S2V4C. Rye. No. 4, SI. 10'A. Barley No. 1 Illinois SI.43; feed 31; malting S l I T I ^ G nominal. Timothy seed S6ft£G.25 ewt.; new §5.75^2 G cwt. Clover Keen" $23^35 cwt. Lard, tierces S12.47; loose S11.B7; belies SIB. NEW VOIIK STOCKS {Saturday Final Quotations) Al Ch Dye 240(i Maytag 15 Am Can lOOvi McK 4: Rob 13',1 Am Sm RE 91 ',« Mld-Cont Pet 3P,i Am Sug Ref. 52'/= Mont Ward ti2 Am TT 182i,i Nash-Kel 22V. Am Tob B 93ii Nnt Biscuit 31 Am Wat Wtoi 251i Nal Cash B 3ii Anaconda j~,y* Nat Dairy Pr 2-Ui Aleh TkS 77 Nat Distill 27-i Auburn A u t o 3:1:'* Nat-Pow : Lt 12-Ta Avia Corp SVi N Y Central 44=i Bait Ohio 25 = b North Pac 32!i Barnsdall 3Wn Oliver Farm r.J',*i Bend Avia 2Hk Packard Mot 111J. Belli Stl 69!. Param Fict 2h Eorden 27=}ji Penney ' 101 1 ,* Borg-Warn H2» Penn R R 43'.', Can D G Ale 28!i Phillips Pet . 5«i Canatt Pac lo'ii Radio 11V« Case 172 Hey Tob B 55U CHI N W 4% Sears Roeb B9?i Chi Gt West :i Shell Union 3U'» Chi M St PP 2!« Socony-Va'c 13 Chi Rk d: P 2H Sou Pac 4l!« Chrysler 13Z'.'« Std Brands in»i Col G F.1 ITfs Sid Oil Cal -Wi Com S: Sou 31i Sid Oil Ind 4D Con Edison 44n Sid Oil N J TOi Con Oil . lli?« Stew-Warn 20V Con Can (Wi studebahcr 13 Cont Oil Del 45 Swift Co 27H Corn Prod CS^k Texas - Corp S4^i Cnrl-Wriclit 7!i Tex Gulf En! 4fl',i Dcorc Se Co 127 Timt Roll B 77ti DuPont De N 17G Un Carbide 103',i Gen Elec St'k Un Pac lOTi Gen Foods 43?'i Unit Air Corp 31 Gen Mot 69U United Corp 7!i Gillette I0»i . Unt Drue is ood T R 4CTi« US In Alco 4 Hi Hudson Mot 22H US Rubber 5714 llinois Cent 27 us Steel IDS Int Harv l O l t i Warner Pict IB Int Nick Can 65 West Un Tel 78 Int Tel Tel 14 West F.1 M UK Johns-Man l.iO Woolworttl - S7 3 ,! Krcsge 27 1 /* Wricley Jc 72 Llbbey-O F GI 77'.i Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Saturday No. 3 yellow shelled corn $1.06 Vs No. 4 yellow shelled corn $1.04V: Ear corn 97c White oats No. 3 49e Barley 60-90c Soybeans, No. 2 yellow ....$1.45 SATURDAY CHAIN CLOSE. CHICAGO, M»,_ Low Close 1.253, j 371,171/4 l.ia; 1.13'/i l.Hii High WIIEAT- Mny .. July \.lHVn Scpl. 1.14',1 CORN-May new . May old ,, J u l y * l;c\v . July old .. Scni OATS-May July Scpl SOYBEANS-- . 1.08 1.D5 .98 May J u l y RYC-- May July Scpl BARLEY-May LAHD-Mar May July Sept T3ELL1ES-- May July ....'. ..' 1.50'.'« ..12.S7 ..n.m ..13.32 1.07 1.03 3 !, 1.021-, .SGU . .44=:, .-mi . 1.0.1 .92 12. SCI 13.02 13.22 i.oi'.; .07 '.i .SI','« .40 1 ,'. .42 ib 1.13'i 1.04 .83 12. BO 12.K7 13.10 13.311 lfi.30 15.63 G O V E R N M E N T BONDS. fSalonlay Q u o t a t i o n s ) NF.W YORK, (P)--U. S. government bonds closed: Treasury 4!'s 47-n2 120.2. Treasury 4s 44-54 H4.1!. Treasury n p n s 40-43 June, blank. Treasury 3^ii.H 43-47 100.B. TrcAstu-y 3'is 4(5-43 10B.4. Treasury 3s 51-55 10G.17. medium to good fed steers and yearlinfis SHi 10.50: medium to choice slockers and feeders §.i.75fl[B, S H E E P none; for the week: Lambs 15 6.2nc lower; sheep, steady to 25c lower; week's top fed Inmbs S10.75; closing lop to shippers S10.25; laic b u l k fed lots 59.G05110; lop slauuhler ewes $5.75; laic sales m e d i u m to good offerings KANSAS CITV LIVESTOCK. (Saturday Market) . 7CANSAS CITY, #)-- U. K. d e p a r t m e n t of nKricifltnre -HOGS 100; not enough offered to test values; market nominally sleady; for the week; 170 Ibs, u p around lOc lower; light lights mostly steady? sou's steady. CATTM-: 500, calves 200; for the week: Beef steers nnd yearlings strong lo 2.1c higher; o t h e r killing classes, steady to strong; spots 2;1c higher on short fed heifers; vealcrs, steady to 50c higher- slockcrs nnd feeders, strong to ioc l i J R f i - er; week's lorx Prlmr 1215 In, .steers $n- choice 100S Ib. yearling J12..5fl; mlxerf yonr'-n"*: 512: llnht feeders £3.50; selected $12.50; mixed yearlings $12- l i c h t feeders $8.50; selected vealcrs $11; h u l k S I O U X C1TV LIVESTOCK (Saturday M a r k e t ) SIOUX CIT.Y, {fl'i--U. S. departmenl of agriculture-CATTLE 200; for Ihe week: Beet steers and ycarlms largely 20 cents higher: fat she stock strong to 23 ccnls up; stockers and feeders litllc changed: load lots choice long yearlings and medium weight beeves S12ftl2.50; sales above $11 limited; liberal quota short feels 57.50 Gi9.50; car lots choice 000-950 Ib. heifers SlO-iilO.aO: few $10.50: numerous cars medium to good light weifihts $7.2 8.75; beef cows mainly S4.75StG.25; few sales $7iij7.50; culler grades $3.50{t4.SO; car choice fleshy 774 )b. feeders $8.60; load choice 711 Ib. stockers $8; common and medium lots $4.50i6. HOGS 1,200; sleady lo 10 cents lower; lop $3.75; good and choice 210-280 Ib butchers $9.65^9.75; jyo-210 Jb. wclehts S0.2589.C5; 130-170 Ib. averages S8.50® 9.25; sows $9.25. SIIEP.P 500; loday's trade sleady; load 82 II). fed woolcd lambs S10.15; others largely $9.75^10; for the week: Lambs 35 lo 50 ccnls lower; closed dull; ewes 15 to 25 cents off: week's early lop Sll. for three loads choice to prime South Pal:ola experimentally fed lambs (new season l i i c h ) : laic top S'0.15; load lols choice llfi-117 Ib, fed cwcs $5.50g5.65:- common to cood lots $3^75.25; few good and choice feeders $8518,85; deck of good lambs $9, Stock List CHICAGO STOCKS. fSalurilay 1'Lnal quotations) Cities Service 4',i]Natl Leather 2'.i ·Icilmann Bre 10'ilNorthwest Bane lf»i/« Katz D r u g l5?j,|Quakcr Oats I2GV* Kelloge Switch 10 (Swift Intl 321. T.it) McNeil 13r a [mility Ind 1*1 Midwest Corp 14T««| Hides Quotations Famished bj Wall Broi.. Inc.. 308 Fifth Street Soulbwett. HOBSEHIDES Harsehldes $4.00 ·GBEEN BEEF HIDES Up lo 25 Ihs ,. fl\6c 25 to 45 Ibs ,,, 7 c More than 60 Ibs. 7 c B u l l hides 5'Ac ·Cured tildes half cent more a pound. I On above prices o cent higher lo wholesale d eaters in wholesale lots.) WOOL MARKET. (Saturday Review) BOSTON, (ypj--U. S. department of agriculture-- The wool inarhct was very quiet during the past week. Volume of business alone was insufficient to tost market values. Whenever mills talked prices the ideas expressed were distinctly below recent prices wiiich had been paid. Holders ot spot domestic wools on the other hand showed no disposition to make concessions except possibly to shade Die most extreme asking prices. In Ohio nnd similar fleeces, quotations ranging from 40 to 47 cents in the grease for f i n e Delaine, 48 to 49 cents for staple combing f-i blood, and 52-33 cents for combing ^B and \\ blood had practically no appeal to buyers. M I N N E A P O L I S GRAIN". ( S a t u r d a y Market.) MINNEAPOLIS, fJT»j-- Wheat B4 cars; f « c higher; No. 1 heavy dark nor I hern spring. GD Ibs. $1.59 !1i '·7 1.66',*: No. l dark northern spring. 59 Ibs. $1.5i,k1iU.fijV'ii; 58 His. $l.57'/*«£l.(M!a; fancy No. 1 hard Montana, 14 per cent protein $1.50!i,fh I-flZU: grade of No. I dark hard or No. 1 bard Montana winter $l.44l'»l?l.4GVii: hard amber durum: No. 1, s | ,3 1 \ \ $ 1 .(i9 \\ ; No, I red dliriun $I.3fi'/ W |.37'/ 4 . Corn: No. 3 yellow 51.135(1.21: Ic hich- er. . Oals: No. 3 white 50T»'552Tic, OMAHA (JHAIN T . (Saturday M a r k e t ) OMAHA. M 1 )-- Wheat: Dark bard, No. 1. $\A*tft \A4\'*\ No, 2, 51.40: No. S, Sl.ol^ 1.35; bard. No. I. $1.42tfi 1.45: No, 2, Sl.'-U'A tfM2; mixed smutty No. 4, 51.32. Corn: Yellow No. 3, SI. 18U9; No. 3. $1.17*71.18. . Oats: White No, 2, 5R',ii57V'»c; No. 3, i5!ac; No. 4, 53c; sample 53','aC. K A N S A S CITY' GRAIN". (Saturday M a r k e t KANSAS CITY. UP)-- When t: 5,1 cars: Ic lower to 2 lie higher. No, 2 d.irk lurrf SI.41 T ,i'fil.42; No. 3. SOSttfT 1.3fi'/«: N' o . 2 hard nominally SJ.3G'!tfi(1.4:: No. 3 noni- I n a l l v M.33*ri.40'/r: No. 2 red nominally l-^Ola'ti l.-H'/a; No, 3 nominally $1.39® .43. Corn: T.7 cars: Ic tower to =T; C higher: No. 2 white nnnimiVllv Jl,23«7 1.2.1; No. .1. SI, 21 ',3; No. 2 vrlloiv nnmlnallv S1.22W 1.3.V4: Nr. 3. S].2?r NO. 2 rntx«r| rinmm- allv R L a i f i 1.22',b; No. 3 nominally Sl,IR'.b ff1.2i.'.. Oals; 3 cars: a i c lower \n ' f c hicher. No. 2 w h i l e nominally Sei^if? 57c; No, 3 nominally 54tf?5f;c. LIVESTOCK FORECAST.* CHICAGO. j,--Unofficial tfstlmnlcri receipts of livestock for Monday: Hofls 2,1,000; c a l t l e 15.000; sheep 15,000; hofls /or n i l next week 110,000. * INVESTMENT TRUSTS. Flr Thr A s ^ n c l a l r r i Tress) Btrl .-mrf ngk^rf Saturday: Corporale Tr Sh ----- . 3.1fi Corporate Tr Sh AA Mod 3.B5 Corporate Tr Sh Ac Ser 3.00 Cornorale Tr Ac Ser Mod 3.«- . . Dividend Sh ............ 2.10 2.25 M.irvlnnrT Fund ......... .10.70 ll.fifl N a t i o n w i d e Sec ......... 4.FIR p.fifi Nationwide Sec vftj ...... z.ifi 3,43 Nor A m e r Tr Sh ...... a.o.i Nor A m e r Tr Sh 1335 .... 3.R2 Ouartorly Inc Sli ....... .!«.-*! 2T,TvT Selected Am Sh Tnc . . . . . i f i . n f T 17F3 Pimcr Crrp ^ m Tr A ____ -Mfi IT s KI r. ft p A ....... ,£/.nn sn*tt n s T-i i« T* B ........ s.an .'iso U S El T, P V i e ..... . . 1.21 -1.2? RALLY IN STEEL PEPS UP STOCKS Motors, Other Industrial Shares Join Advance in Late Trade. NEW YORK, (IP)-- A rally in steel and other industrial favorites after an early drop pepped up the stock market near the end of the second half of the short week-end session Saturday. U. S. Steel recovered most of Ihe decline which ran to more than 2 points at one time and other steels, motors and miscellaneous ndustrial shares rallied with it. But buying on the whole was selective and lacked the drive of recent sessions. In most sections orices were highly mixed. Transfers approximated 1.300,000 shares. As attention shifted from the eneral Motors strike settlement to a wage increased demand from steel workers in the Pittsburgh district, traders turned to merchandise, oil and chemical stocks for .more action on the upside.' Bulls found little inspiration in the leading commodity markets, where prices tended lower, and high-grade corporate bonds continued to wilt with If. S. treasury issues. . Up fractions to more than 2 points were such shares as Standard of New Jersey, Texas Corp., Du Pont, Montgomery Ward, Sears Roebuck, Johns Manville and Lowes. On the down side, with losses ranging to more than a point, were Chrysler; General Motors, Bethlehem, National Steel, J. I. Case, consolidated Edison and American Can. Curb Market NEW YORK. M"j--The curb market followed an uneven trail satxirday, with industrial specialties attracting a major share of the buying interest. Advances ranged from 1 to 2 points in National Gypsum "A." Ryerson and Haynes. Sullivan Machine, Thew shovel and Tubizc Chatillon. Oils and utilities were narrow, the for- Jner showing a few small cains. Aluminum company of America and Mont- Bomery Ward "A." gave u p about 2 each. Sherwin Williams. Wayne Pump. Electric Bond and Share. Utilities Light and Power "A" \vcre down fractions to around a point. Bond Market NEW YOflK, f.^j--Showing little change 'rom its pre-holiday form, the bond mar- ·cet Saturday rehialned in a compara- Jvcly narrow and uneven range. Some of the low yield issues continued to back away from recent record seaks, with losses · ranging from ','« Lo around l .'i point. U. S. governments were mixed, but mostly lower by l~32d to l-.12ds of a point. Rails again liad a fair folioxvinp and several in medium priced divisions pushed up fractionally. On the minus sld owere Bethlehem steel 3 3 ,is' and 41as f Columbia Gas Electric 5s-. Consolidated Edison 3 Vis, jOodycar 5s,' Loew's 3',is, and Pennsylvania General 4Via. Improvement was the rule in loans oC St. Paul, Chicago : north Western, Great Northern, and Frisco. Other gainers were American : Foreign Power 5s, Hiram Walker 4'As. National Dairy 3Hs, Penn Dixie Cement 6s, Texas Corp. 3!£ 5 an d Walw orth 4s. The South American division accounted for a few advances in the foreign list. Loans of Peru, Buenos Aires and Columbia were up fractions to l',i points. TIic trend was loxver In bonds of Argentina, Japan and Germany, Produce 7VIASON CITY--For Saturday Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts 16c Heavy hens. 5 Ibs, and over 13c Under 5 Ibs. 9c Springs, 5 Ibs. and over 13c Springs, under 5 Ibs lOe Slags 8c Leghorn springs 7c Cocks 6c A1J No. 2 poultry 4 cents less [Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade 18-19c* Eggs, cash 17-18c* Butter, Iowa State Brand 40c Buttsr, Corn Country 39c Butter, Kenyon's 39c Butter, Very Best 40c Butter, Brookfield 39c Potatoes, russets, peck 75c Potatoes, cobblers, peck 52c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative nuotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CIHCAGO P R O D U C E (Saturday M a r k e t ) CHICAGO, (.yj--Butter 12.003 [two days receipts! sleady: creamery--specials 193 score) 33%C3JHc; extras (921 33Ac; extra firsts (30-01) 33c: firsts (88-03) Sl'.i T£32!ie; standards (00 centralized car- lots) 33%e ERS. 1C.422 (two clays receipts) easy: extra firsts local 2 H a C , cars 22c: fresh Rraded firsts local 21V«c, -cars 2l-!^c; current receipts 20^ic. Poultry, live. 8 trucks, hens easy, balance steady: hens over 5 Ibs. 18c, 5 Ibs. and less ISc: Leghorn hens 13e; colored springs 18c. Plymouth and White Rock 20c: colored broilers 2t'.2C, White Rock 22Vbc, P l y m o u t h Rock 2-]e, barcbncks 16c: Leghorn chickens 13c: roosters 13c, Lee- horn roosters 12c: turkeys, hens l , you/iff torrts 17c. old 14c: No. 2 turkeys He; ducks 4',b Ibs. up white and colored ISc. small white and colored levic; secse 15c; capons 7 Ibs. up 22c, less than 7 Ibs. 21c. NEW YORK PHODUCE (Saturday M a r k e t ) NEW YORK, (/P)--Butter, 5,788, steady; creamery, higher than extra 34',' a ft35%c; extra (32 score! 34fJ34 1 / ) c; firsts (88-51 fcores) 32^34c: seconds (84-87 scores) 30'AGniVic: centralized (00 score) 33','40 33'.4c. Cheese. 85.410, firm: prices unchanced. Eggs. 18.082. firm; mixed colors: Special packs 24^24'/jc; standards 23 J A« 23!ic; iirsls 22!ie23c; other mixed colors unchanged. Live poultry steady to weak. By freight, fowls: Colored 16fcl8c; Leghorn H-iT'lSc; turkeys unquoted. By express: Broilers: Crosses Ififi23c: Leghorn, Hocks anrl Reds u n q u o t e d ; chickerls: Rocks l'fft fi.lQc; Leghorn Ific; Reds anrt crosses im- niJOted; fowls; Coiurcd 166 We; Leghorn ISfilde; turkeys ]3T£24c; other freight and express prices unchanged. Dressed poultry ycrv stow. All /rcih *nd frozen prices unchanged. WOLF STORE TO OPEN .CLOTHING BRANCH MARCH 1 · .f Remodeling o{ Stove to Be Part of Program of Progress. Remodeling and redecorating at the Mier Wolf Sons furniture store, 311 South Federal avenue, has already been started In their new program oE progress inaugurated at the store by Manager Louis Wolf. The' program will be in full swing when the store has a general opening March 1, at which time a new and modern men's clothing store will be opened in conjunction with the furniture store. The new addition will be loused in the store spate immediately south of the present store, according to Mr. Wolf, and the front of the building will be modernized with black glass. A full line of men's clothing and accessories will be stocked in this new store, the first step in the aranching out campaign in the program ol progress. A payment plan will also be inaugurated as part of the salesmanship policy of the store. Archways will connect the two buildings and the scheme of decoration will be carried out to make the new department a part of the Vv'olf store. Several new members will be added to the sales department of the store. The present store will not be closed during the time of remodel-' ng. The basement has already aeen remodeled and decorated, adding 2,200 square feet of floor- space to the household furnishings department. The remainder of the floors of the store will be redecorated as the alterations proceed, with the entire remodeling program coming to a focus with the March 1 opening. Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO., Mason City Office In Bagley-Beck Bide- Telephone No. 7. BOW J O N E S A V E R A G E S Iiiili. Balls nils. Close .100.03 58.00 35.12 Total Sales , 1,370,000 C H I C A G O STOCKS Butter Bros 16 March'! Fields 22 Cord Corp 'S'.i Walsrceti Co 4T.', NEW 1'ORK CURB Am Gas El 42 Ford M of Ca 28'i Am Cyan B yiVt Ford M oC Eng 7Ti Am SCI Po Co 2}i Hi Walk Co 47T. Ark Nat G A IHk Lockheed 13'A As G El A 4 Niag Hu Pow IB Can Ind Alk GVi S O Ky Co 10"i Dist Corp Se 23 Un Gas Co 12?v El Bd Sc Sh 24ii Un Li Po Co Sli NEW YORK STOCKS Alaska Jim HVb IIou Oi Inew) IG',J Allegheny !j Hudson Motor 22U Am «.- For Po I H i Hupp Motors 2=» Am cr sn Co 31'i, intl Carriers O',i Am C F Co G7^i Indust Haj-on 37','» Am Pow «: Li i:i=i, Kclvinator Co W* Am Roll Mills 371'. Lambert Co 22!i Am R 5 Co 20 . Lorillard 2fi-« Amor Tob Co D5',i Mack Truck 58'A Armour : Co l l V n Mathfeson Al S9^i Arm «c Co pi 34^4 McLellan strs IB As Dry Gds 22^1, Minn.. Mol 1m 14'.b All Ret 34IJ M K T 8 Baldwin Loco U No Amer SMi BriBcs Mfg Co =·;»; No Amor AvI 10 Bcndix 2KV Otis Steel Co 2Hi Budd Mfc Co 13!a Packard Mot ll'.b Byers A M Co 2!P,!, Park Utah Cop 5 Cat Tractor OS Plymouth 2JT, Cer dc Pasco 71 Proc Gam 62!n Chcs Ohio 6CH Ptll) S of N J 4!i Chi Gt W ptd 15 Pullman ra'.'i CMStPp pfd s;« Pure Oil Co 2.^» Com Solvents 10'.' Purity Bakery 20','. Cont Motor V,\ R K O r,',i Cr of Wheat Z(fi; Hem Rand 2Mi Cildahy Pack 41i Reo Motors S'.Si Curt-Wr Co A aOTi St Joe Lead 4S',i Dist Corp Se 25 Simmons Co 54'/4 Douglas Airc BB So Cal Etlison 29Va Eastman 17?;, Sperry Corp 22 3 ,i El Auto Lite 44»k St G . E I2r» El Pow Lite 221; Tide W A Oil 2DTi Eric R n Co 1BV. U S Inrl Alcl 111- Fire T RU .it', u's smeller ira Foster-Wheel 50% Util P I.i A Ml Frcoport Tex 25^ Vanadium 3:;Vi Gen Am Tran B." Un Gas it Im 15 3 K Glldden Co 43T1 Warren Bros K~» Golil Dvisl 14:;; Western Myld 10','t Gt North Ore 20 : !i Western Un "(1 Graham Paice 4','» Yellow Truck .11'i Gt North pfd 49 TbimRS S T Sai't Miscellaneous CIUCAGO POTATOES, (Saturday Market) CHICAGO, m--U. S. d e p a r t m e n t or agriculture-Potatoes 61. on track 228. total U. S. shipments 692; old stock, dull, weaker tendency, supplies moderate, demand slow, limited to best stock: sacked per cwt. Idaho Ilusset Burbanks U. S. No. 1, very lew sales $3.40if3.60; U. S. No. 2. $2.85; practically free from cuts and clipped ends 53.20; Colorado Red McClures U. S. No. 1. $.1.10ifl3.27'.i; Wisconsin R o u n d Whites U. S. No. 1, good quality, large. $2.60; U. S. commercial $2.30: U. S. No. 2. SI.SO; Michigan lUisset Rurals U. S. No. 1, $2.45(52.60: new stock, about steady, supplies light, demand light: track sales less than carlots, Florida bushel crates Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. l. mostly around $2; few fine quality, heavy pack $2.10 a crate. MINNEAPOLIS F L O U R . (.Saturday M a r k e t ) MINNEAPOLIS, (^y--Flour carload lots a barrel In 98 Ib. cotton sacks: Family patents Iric hicher. $7.8.i'ftB.f5; standard patents 10c bifiher, $7.55Q7.75. Shipments na,. r iS2. Pure bran S3t.SDfi.12. Standard rniddlir.es M2.2S/S32.50. PRODUCE FUTURES. (Satiirdar M a r k e t ) CHICAGO. Hi--Butler future.! closed: Storage standards February 31Tnc; March 31ic. Egg futures, fresh graded firsts, February 2M'ac; refrigerator standards, October 24Tac. Potato futures. , Idaho Husscls. March No. 1. S3.!H): March grade A ?3.60; April grade A $3.85. Fifty boys attended the bean feed Saturday noon at the Y. M. C. A. Movies were shown and the boys went swimming. The stamp club will meet Monday night at 8 o'clock in class room No. .11 of the Y. M. C. A. This is for adults and boya. Anyone interested has been invited to attend. DflYTHOTI FORGET /^ i READ THIS FIRST: 111 Hollywood following an ill- genius maneuver on the ' part of Ills young wife, Janet, Joel Paynter, second-rate Broadway actor, makes screen history In the course of eight months. Fame and fortune are theirs following one outstanding picture in which Joel plays an important character pari. He obtained the role because Janet cultivated the right people and Vernon Chester, a leading director. Denied a baby because the studio frowns on domestic notes in building up Joel as the popular American lover, Janet finds happiness eluding her, despite everything money can buy, because she has nothing more to do. Janet discovers that $3,000 a week melts rapidly living as they now do. After buying a small group theater in Cape Cod as a lark, Joel promptly forgets p.bout it. Now Go on With the Story had bought-the expensive clothes and become a regular client of the most famed beautician in Hollywood. All that these things did for her was to bring out the small proportioned perfection of her figure and to groom her beautifully. Janet developed a beauty within herself. U began with what was in her heart. It softened her maturing in her late twenties. It gave her a repose that' shone in her eyes. Her humor and understanding gave a sweetness to her generous mouth. Because her role was a secondary one, she had learned quiet and poise. Combined, these qualities took her far from the position and classification of a plain girl. It was indicative of everything about Janet Paynter that she would have believed none of these things .had you told her about them. There Is a repose in women that, comes, not only from security, but CHAPTER 20. from trust and faith. Janet had Once Joel had written his check b °th faith and trust in Joel. Ad- Tor Lon Hutchin's theater in Grannis, he forgot about it. It was no more than writing a check for the station wagon. Oh, yes, there was another car in the garage now because guests and servants had to be.transported here and there. Janet didn't protest at the expenditure. She was learning, however, not to accept the fact that they "have to have th is, dearest, because in the end it will save us money." If Joel had forgotten it, Janet hadn't. She played with the idea and learned as much as she could about it. She had so little else to do. Joel was working hard at being America's First Lover. His box ot- fice returns were tremendous and the studio's demands to know more and more about him left little time for his wife. A New York newspaper and 1,400 other daily newspapers ai- over the country were running his life story. Janet marveled at the items the writers dug up. She thought it was rather a strange way for a. wife to learn about her husband. Joel had been the son of a river boat gambler and an aristocratic mother. At least that was what the newspapers said. They also said that he had a private tutor in the mansion that had been his child- iiood home. Another paper said that he was (he son of a wealthy ranch owner and had run away 'rom home when he was a child jecause he wanted to be a portrait painter. Another paper flatly denied it, saying that he had worked as a waiter in an effort to earn enough money to study medicine. There were pictures of-Joel at every conceivable place. His diet was a matter of public concern. The cut of his lounging suits was copied by every movie-going youth in the country. Breathless school girls began to look with disapproval at the neat, slicked iiair of their boy friends. Joel Paynter's hair was always softly tousled. Jusc look at the billboards. If you don't see a picture 'of him there bigger than life, you're sure to see it on at least two of the fan magazines on every newsstand. And if you'll open those magazines you'll read the most intimate details about him. You'll learn that he likes luxuries because he never has had them. Or, if you read another, you'll find that he prefers the simple life. There will surely be an article telling you that, quite frankly, he says he enjoys the company of women--that they stimulate him. Well, we can't help it it a rival fan magazine says that he prefers the company of men and that his favorite sport is skeet shooting- in company of his cronies, Tony Me- none, the famous comic, or Larry Kelton, who plays detective roles. You will not find a single article that says that he prefers his wife to any other woman in the world or that he has an adorable habit of pretending that he is sitting in her lap when he has troubles. You will find very little about Mrs. Paynter. The studio takes care of that . The final test of personality is to search for your wife's lor.t glove under the feet of other movie patrons and not get slapped. --Oklahoma City Oklahomari. little matter. But in spite of all the studic could do, Joel Paynter refused to go to an opening, to a party without Mrs. Paynter or to go with any other woman star.' Mr. Paynter was adamant on that subject. Janet didn't even know that. Janet knew that the romantic buildup o£ Joel was inevitable and inescapable. It was "box office" and had nothing personal or dan- gereus in it. Let the school girls write their heart secrets to him. Let the shameless wives bear their passion for him on paper. Some of the letters came written illegibly on lined paper and some of them came on heavy white linen. The buildup had worked. Women were mad about Joel Paynter. He~was a he-man with wjstfulness, an unbeatable combination. He made screen history. No matinee idol of another day had ever touched his heights. Janet took it with a grain ol salt. She read the magazines and press scrapbooks that Joel tossed toward her. But she read them only when he was there. It sickened her a little to read that her man belonged to the public. It wasn't really her man who did. it was a shadow man on a screen. Let the public have that man. Her man was still the same one who had always needed her. Needed her long before she came into his lonely life. It was turmy when you think of it that a man who could bring the hearts of the world of women to his feet could need plain, little Janet. But Janet wasn't the p l a i n little girl she thought herself. She didn't have glamor, even after she ulation could not change him or his love for her. Success could not turn his head or affect his feeling for her. She recognized the ever-present possibility in every marriage that Joel could tire of her and for that reason she bent her efforts to b'e necessary to him. But for no other reason. And so, when Joel proposed that she go east without him that summer, she was glad to go. She thought the vacation would be good for both of them. She would have preferred that Joel could go with her but he was working on one picture immediately he finished his last one and he had little time. She protested faintly when he pointed out that she had been long away and Martha Colby had written that she longed to see Janet. He also pointed out that Janet and Martha could take a trip up to the Cape and look over the little theater at Grannis. The little theater had been a great joke. The manager had written glowingly of the season. The first week the net proceeds had exceeded $165! That day Joel had paid $200 for a tweed suit. He thought it was very funny. "It might be a very good idea for me to see our property," Janet responded and sent a wire to Martha to meet her train in New York · and be prepared to go on to Cape Cod immediately. When she packed, she was torn between anticipation such as she had not remembered, and regret at leaving Joel. "Don't get into any mischief, dear," she begged and couldn't see him for the blur in front of her eyes when the train pulled out. "Just remember you're my best girl and I'll count the days until you're back," Joel called after her Janet knew that but, before her train was half way across the country, the newspapers had a different story. (To Be Continued) Enjoy Singing Before High School Assembly "We always enjoy singing before high school students because they make intelligent, alert audiences " declared William Davies, head of the Davies light opera company which appeared in an assembly. "America loads the world in the field of light opera. Light opera differs from grand opera in that its music is in a lighter vein and it has dialog and a different style of delivery. However, a new type of opera is arising in the form of the American, folk opera. George Gershwin is the leader in this musical field. "In a high school production of an operetta the instructor is the essential factor. A capable director and a not so talented cast will produce a better operetta than if the situation were reversed. It is no longer necessary to go abroad to train for opera. The best teachers and singers are here in America." Since its organization in 1929, the Davies company has toured the nation several times, giving over 2,000 performances and traveling a total of nearly 250,000 miles. The company presents a variety o£ selections from typical American light operas.--I. L., J. M. Elect Farm Bureau . Officers at Meeting CLEAR LAKE--Jesse Prescott was chosen president of the Grant township Farm Bureau at a meeting held at Grant No. 7 Friday evening. Walter Boardman was elected vice president and Mrs. Frank Zirbel, secretary-treasurer Dr. C. E. Wright gave a health talk, including remarks on vaccination, for the group. Mrs. Zirbcl sang and Warren Jensen gave a musical selection. Miss Helen Lomen accompanied at the piano Miss Muriel Orcutt gave a reading. Lunch was served at the close. WHAT CONGRESS IS DOING (By The Associated Press) Saturday-In recess. Senate foreign relations committee starts closed hearings on permanent neutrality legislation. Friday- Senate in recess; house heard Lincoln eulogized. Pinkerton official defied La Fotlettc committee order to produce names ot secret operatives.

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