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26 THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 1939 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Hogs Generally 5-15 Cents Lower in Chicago RECEIPTS ARE ABOVE FORECAST Cattle Prices Are Mixed While Lambs Weak to 15 Lower CHICAGO, {#)--Hogs lost most of Wednesday's advance Thursday in a market that was generally 5 to 15 cents lower. Catde prices were mixed and fat Iambs were weak to 15 cents lower. Hog receipts totaled 12,000, not including directs to packers. The run was 3,000 more than advance estimates. A short load sold at $8.30, but practical top was 5 cents less. (U, S. department of agriculture)--Hogs 12,000; uneven, mostly 5-15c lower than Wednesday's average; practical top $8.25; short load $8.30; bulk good and choice 170-220 Ibs. 38.00-25; 230-270 Ibs. $7.80-8.00; 280-350 Ibs. butchers $7.50-80; good medium weight and heavy packing sows ?6.85-7.15; light weights up to $7.25. Cattle 4,500; calves 1,200, yearlings and yearling type light steers steady; medium weights a n d weighty offerings draggy; weak; heifers steady; scarce; largely steer run; yearlings and yearlings type light steers in broadest demand; top 512.75; paid for calf club yearling steers scaling about 850 Ibs.; several loads yearlings and light steers Sll.85-12.50; bulk run $9.00-11.00; b u l l s active; vealers weak to 25c lower; cows steady; weighty sausage bulls $7.25-40; heifers $8.00-10.00; veal- v ers $11.00 down; few selects $11.50 and $12.00 on weak market. Sheep 15,000; late Wednesday fat lambs mostly 25c lower; spots 35c off; top 59.00; bulk $6.75-8.90; good to choice 101-106 Ibs. lambs 58.35-90; srieep steady; good ewes $4.50; Thursday's fat Jamb trade weak to 15c lower; but active at decline; good to choice offerings freely at $8.75; several loads $8:85; early top 58.90 to shippers; bulk held higher; sheep about steady; scattered native ewes around S4.25-75. KANSAS CITY J.IVESTOCK ( T h u r s d a y Market) KANSAS CITY, lf~U. S. department I agriculture. HOGS 800; slow, uneven; early sates 30 Ibs. down sveak to lOc lower: later ales 10 to 25c lower than Wednesday's verage; lop $8; good to choice 170 (o 230 Ibs. $7.7031.90; 240 to 270 Ibs. S7.« ·£7.70; 280 to 340 Ibs. $7.10S7.35; sows (6.50 OS. 83. CATTLE 1,300: calves 300; beef steers ind yearlings uneven, steady; other klll- ng classes of cattte li'.tle changed: vea{- ers steady to weak: stockcrs and feeders steady: medium and good shortfcds $8.50 ff'10.25; majority up from S9; heifers QK9.W; cows $5.75^7; low cutters and cutlers $4.25ft:5.50; top vealers Sll. SHEEP 4.500; lambs 10 ta ISc lower; op led lamb* to shippers 53.60; others o packers ?8.25S8.50. Loco I Livestock MASON CITY--For Thursday. HOGS Ten cents lower. Good light lights 14n-150 S5.M-6.30 Good, light lights nsO-160 55.70-6.30 Good light lights 160-170 S7.20-7.30 Good light lights 170-1BO 57.55-7,65 Good light butchers .. 130-200 S7.55-7.65 Good light butchers .. 200-220 S7.55-7.65 Good me. \vt, butchers 220-250 S7.45ft7.55 Good me. wt. butchers 250-270 $7.30-7.40 Good me. wt. butchers 270-290 57.15-7.2S Good me. wt. butchers 290-325 17.00-7.10 Good me. wt. butchers 315-350 56.83-6.85 Good heavy butchers .. 350-400 S6.70-6.80 Good packing SOWS ... 275-350 S6.60-6.70 Good sows 350-425 S6.SO-6.60 Good-sows 425-500 J6.40-E.50 Good sows 500-550 16.40-6.50 (The above fs a 10:30 truck hog market for good and choice hogs.) CATTLE Choice to prime steers, heavy SIO.00-11.00 Good to choice steers, heavy 3 B.50- 9.50 Medium to good steers J 7.50- 8.50 Fair to medium steers s 7.50 Plain to fair steers S 4.00- 6.00 Choice to prime yearlings .... S 9.00- 9.50 Good to. choice yearlings ^ . . 3 a.M- .00 Medium to good yearlings ... * 6.50- 7.50 Good to choice heifers f n.oo- 900 Medium to good heifers s 7.00- 8 oo Fair to medium heifers S 6.00- 7^00 Plain to fair heifers 5 4,00- fi.00 Good to choice cows, heavy .. S 5.75- 6.25 Medium to good cows s 5.25- 575 Fair to medium cows $ 4.75- 5^25 Cutters S 4.00- 4.75 Canners J 3.00-4.00 Good to choice heavy bulls .. S 5.50- 6 23 Light bulls S 4.80- 500 Calves, good to choice 130-1DO S 7.00- S 00 Calves, met!, to good 130-iso s 6.50- 7.00 Calves. Infer, to med. 130-130 J Z50 d'wn SHEEP Genuine spring lambs, good to choice 70-90 J 7.50- 8.00 Spring lambs, good to choice .'. 70-Sfl t 5.W- 6.50 Spring lambs, medium to good _--.- '0-M J 5,00- 5.50 Spring lambs, common s 4.00-5 00 Kative ewes, food to choice $ 1.50- -»!25 Cull ewes SOctoSl.oo Old bucks Livestock prices at midwest markets Thursday: -AUSTIN', Minn.--Hogs 10 c e n t s lower; 40 to 150 Ibs. S6.05ft6.35; 150 to 160 Ibs. S.SO£iG.80; 160 to 170 Ibs. J6.85®7.15; 170 0 180 Ibs. S7.t5O7.45: 180 to 220 Ibs. $7.35 27.65; 220 to 250 Ibs. S7.25ST7.S5; 250 to 270 bs. S7.105J7.40; 270 to 290 Ibs. S6.30 a 1 .?.0; 90 to 325 Ibs. I6.75S7.05; 325 to 350 !M. 6.60SJ6.90: 350 to 400 Ibs. S6.50Ci6.a); acting sows 273 to 350 Ibs. S£.4««je.70; 350 to 425 Ibs. $6.30(i6.6l: 425 to 550 Ibs. 5.20CC.50; 550 Ibs. and up 56.20^6.50. ALBERT LEA, Minn.--Hogs 5 to 10 ents lower: 140 to 150 Ibr. '6.30^6.45; 150 o 160 Ibs, S6.65fl6.80; 160 to 170 Ibs. $7.05 10.7.20; 170 lo 180 Ibs. J7.35fi7.50; 180 to -20 Ibs. S7,45«i7.60; 220 to 250 Ibs. $7,306! .45; 250 to 270 Ibs. S7.15SJ7.30; 270 to 290 bs. !6.95(i7.10; 290 to 325 Ibs. S6.BOS6.95; 25 to 350 Ibs. S6.65S6.80; 350 to 400 Ibs. 6.5066.63; sows 275 to 350 Ibs. £6.50@ .65; 350 10 425 Ibs. S6.33Q6.50; 425 to 500 bs. S6.20S-G.35: 500 to 550 Ibs. $6.0366.20; 50 to 600 Ibs. 55,9066.05. WATERLOO--Hoss 10 cents lower; 160 o 180 Ibs. S7.45cS7.65: 180 to 220 Ibs. ST.65 S7.75; 220 to 250 Ibs. S7.35S7.65; 250 to 70 Ibr. J7.40S7.50; 270 to 230 Ibs. S7.25W .35; 230 lo 325 Ibs. S7.101i7.20; 325 to 350 IS. 56.95(17.05: packing sows 275 to 350 bs. 56.70ff6.80: 350 to 425 Ibs. 56.55S6-65; 425 to 550 Ibs. S6.45S 6.55. Cattle, tone steady to strong, prices unchanged. CEDAR RAPIDS--Good hogs 140 lo 150 bs. S7.00(J7.15; 150 to 160 Ibs. S7.25ffi7.40; 60 to 170 Ibs. 57.35.fl7.50; 170 to ISO ]bs. 7.45517.60; 180 to 220 Ibs. 51.55nl7.70; 220 o 230 lb;f. $7.45^7,60; 230 to 250 Ibs. 57.35 17.50; 250 to 270 Ibs. S7.25Ht7.40; 270 to SO Ibs. J7.10B7.25; 290 lo 325 IBS. $5.90® .05; 325-lo 350 Ibs. S6.80C6.95; good POCk- rs 275 1o 350 IbJ. S6.50G6.65; 350 to 425 bs. S6.35HG.50; 425 to 500 Ibs. 56.2066.35; 00 to 550 Ubs. ES.05g6.20. Cattle steady. OTTUMWA--Hogs lOc lower. 140 to 150 bs. 56.4536.75: 150 to 160 Ibs. S6.80SJ .10; 160 to 110 Ibs. ?7«U.30; 170 lo ICO bs. S'.30fI7.60; 180 to 220 Ibs. S7.50W7.80; 220 lo 250 Ibs. S7.35fi7.65; 250 to 270 Ibs.- 7.25C.7.S5; 270 to 290 Ins. $7.1587.45; 230 o 325 Ibs. S7g7.30; 325 to 350 Ibs. $6.65 S6.95: packers 273 to 310 Ibs. S6.55S6.85; 10 to 350 Ibs. S6.45a6.75: 350 to 425 Ibs. 6.35W6.55; 425 to 500 Ibs. $6.2066.50; 500 o 530 Ibs. S686.30; 53,, , o 60C ]bs 55 K 86.15. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK (Thursday Market) SOUTH ST. PAUL. M-Fcderal stale market service. CATTLE 2.500; most classes about steady, medium to good steers *8.25@ 9.75: plain and medium heifers 56 SOffJ 8; beef cows J3.30tg6.50 moslly; low cutlers and cutler:, S-lftd.25; sausage bulls lop Si; plain to medium stock steers S6.73 R7.75. Calves 3.000; vealcrs about steady mast good to choice $96^10.50 HOGS 3.500 salable; total 4.300; opening bids lOc lower: S7.65 bid on Rood choice 140 lo 200 Ibs.; sows bid 56.65. SHEEP 2,500; buyers again talkie lower on fat lambs; slaughter ewes open ing steady: good and choice lambs Wednesday $8.5058.75': packer lop .?8.50: rood and choice 107-112 Ib. fed ewes Wednes. day $4.60. OMAHA L1VESTOVK (Thursday Market) OMAHA. If)--V. S. department o agriculture. HOGS 6.300; light hogs fairly actlvc- hcavier weights and sows slow; weights 210 Ibs. down 10 lo 20c lower, mostl 15c down: heavier weights 15 to 25c of. top J3 for 1BO to 210 Ibs.: 170 to 210 16. S7.80S7.90; 220 to 240 Ibs. S7.50R7.73 250 to 280 Ihs. S7.2067.50; 2S« to 330 Ib' J6.90R7.15; sows 15 to 20c lower; goo largely {6,60; stags S7 down. CATTLE 2.500; killing classes steady stockers. feeders nominally stead}-; fee steers, ycarings S8.75gil; good fed hcifci S7.73S13; beef cows S5.75W6.75: culler grades S4.50fiS.75; bulls S6.75S7.23; ton vejlers S3B10. SHEEP 4.200: fat lambs slow: ear! olds around 25c lower, asking steady sheep weak; early bids fed woolc lambs S8.25B8.40; bulk held S8.5D an above; slaughter ewes 54.50 down; olhe classes not represented. SIOUX C1T1T LIVESTOCK (Thursday Market) SIOUX CITY, vrj--Sioux City livestock close. CATTLE, salable receipt* 2,000: lota receipts 2.050; calves, salable receipt SO: mosl slaughter classes little changed bulk medium to good steers and year lings S8.75fi9.75: car good to choice 1060 ID. averages S10.75; prime quoted abov S13: few sales good light heifers S3.5 69: buljc common lo good beef cow S5.73R1; most cutter grades S4.50g5.5fc stockers »nd feeders scarce, firm. HOGS, .salable receipts 3,800; total re ccipts 3.800: slow; butchers 220 Ibs. down moslly 5 lo lOc lower; heavier weight 10 lo 20c off: top $7.63 to shippers; EOOC and choice 170 to 230 Ib. butchers S7.5C · 230 to 270 Ib. \veighls $7.25ft7.50 ^70 to 315 Ib. avcraEcs $787.15: 315 ( 0 oO Ib. bis weights S6.65fi7: good sows, a! heights S6.6SS6.73; feeder pigs S7.50R8 SHEEP, salable receipts 3,000; eaflj fat lambs sales weak lo J5c lower; good and choice fed woolcd skins $3.353850 100 Ib. averages M.S.I: best load lots hcl »rour.d 53.65; load fail shorn 98 Ib. year Jngs and 2 year old wethers mixed S7.10 traigjht; indications fat ewes little changed; load lots fed westerns held bove $4.60; small lots bred ewes $6.50 per head. Livestock Markets MID-WEST HOGS COMBINED HOG RECEIPTS DES MO1NES, If)--U. S. department ol griculture-- Combined hog receipts at 20 concentra- ion yards and 10 packing plants located n interior Iowa and southern Minnesota or the 24 hour period ended at 8 a. m. Thursday were 18.500 compared with 14,00 a week ago and 17,500 a year ago. , Moderately active, mostly S to 15 cents ower; loading some heavier than 23,200 week ago. Barrows and gilts, good and choice. 140 o 160 Ibs. unquoted; 160 lo 180 Ibs. $7.20fi .60; ISO to 220 Ibs. 57.50^7.83; 220 ta 250 bs. S7.30ft7.75; 250 to 290 Ibs. S7.05S7.60; 90 to 350 Ibs. $6.7537.30. Packing sou's. ,ood. 215 to 330 Ibs. 16.5517 6.90: 350 to Z Ibs. $6.3565-75; 435 to 550 Ibs. ?6.20«S .63. LIVESTOCK FORECAST CHICAGO. W-- Official estimated livestock receipts for Friday: Cattle 1,000; s 7.000; sheep 8,000. Representative Sales (Thursday Market) CHICAGO, (rD-- Representative sales: Heavy-B* 235 48 212 324 Light-78 136 67 JBI 167 Steers-25 H35 21 1292 21 1078 22 1335 HOOS (Medium-7.90)32 2SS 8.30 7.15148 211 8.25 7.50,85 22fi 8.13 |Light Lights-8.2.5:21 152 7.85 8.I.V19 8.UO| CAIT1-E ! Heifers-- 12.7.V5 844 12.50! 10 B25 12.50] XI 7SO 11.551 145 . 7.50 11.25 l(l.5(i 9.60 SHEEP Fat I-ambs-- ! Slaughter Ewe 230 90 8.90; I 126 9* 8.85; 1 161 440 87 B.75| 200 105 8.50] Miscellaneous WHEAT PRICES DIP IN TRADE Slight Declines in Liverpool Reflected in Chicago Market CHICAGO, (/P)--Wheat prices dropped as much as % cent at imes in very quiet trading Thursday, reflecting slight declines at ..iverpool, but closed only, a shade ower than Wednesday. International wheat trade was .uiet, export business being confined to a few loads of Canadian ind Argentine wheat sold to the tnited kingdom. Wheat finished unchanged to % ower compared with Wednesday, ilay and July 68 3 ,i-68%; corn J /s- off, May 49y i i-49 : !s -JuIy 50%; ts Vs lower. M I N N E A P O L I S GKA1N ( T h u r s d a y Market! MINNEAPOLIS, i^j--Wheat receipts Thursday 116 cars; 42 a year ago. Quo- -ations (ic lower. Cash No. 1 heavy ark northern 77g78c: dark northern So. 1. 75S77C; fancy No. 1 hard Mon- ana 14 per cent protein TS5t79c: No. U ark hard or No. 1 hard Montana win- er 72ff74c; hard amber durum No. 1 SV.gSHlc; No. 2. 63!@77!'e: No. 3, I'.iTiSSSiic; No. 1 red durum 621ic. Corn. No. 3 yellow 42!' ( g43?ic; quo- ations ^ic lower. Oats. No. 3 white 27V,S2ovic. Barley 30gG5c. CHICAGO POTATOES (Thursday Mukell CHICAGO. Ml--U. S. department ot agriculture. Potatoes 112. on track 346 total U. S. shipments S26; old slock slightly weaker, supplies liberal, demand slow: sacked per cwt.: Idaho Russet Burbanks U. S. No. 1, few sales SI.50^1.55 occasional washed higher; Colorado Rec HcClures U. S. No. I. burlap sacks washed, good color S2Ct2.10; "Wisconsin round whites U. S. No. 1. few sales Sl.OT.ift 1.10: Michigan round whiles U S. No. 1. SI.1S; North Dakota Bliss Tri umphs 90 per cenl U. s. No. I. and better S1.45: Early Ohlos U. S. No. 1. S1.50 new stock, slichtly stronger, supplies light, demand light; Florida Bliss TM umphs U. s. No. 1, bu. crates very few sales S2. XF.W TORK Sl'GAR NEW YORK. (^-Liquidation am hedging depressed domestic sugar lu tures Thursday. Around midday price were unchanged to 2 points lower. Ma- traded at 51.83, down 2, and July SI.93 olf 1. World futures were '=, to I point highei The July position held at its opcntni level of Sl.I.T. unchanged, while Sepl advanced to 51.13, or I higher. Raw an refined markets continued quiet ant unchanged. Hides Qootatlcm* Famished bj Well Bret, fan 308 Fifth Street Soalbwut HOKSEHIDES Horschldcj J17 ·GREE.N BEEP HIDES From 15 ibs^ up ,,.4 From 15 Ibs, down ,, g Bull bJdes , ' i BOSTON Thnrsdaj- Market! BOS i ON, ijpy--U. S. department agriculture. Only a few scattered s ^,-ere closed Thursday on domestic woo on the Boston market. Prices were steady at around 70 cenl scoured basts, for Rood French, combtn length fine territory wools in oriRin; bags, but irregular on average to sho French combing lengths at 5 to 6£c scoured basts. Combing three-eighth tcr rilory wools were sold at 60£-62c, secure basis, for small to moderate quantities. CHICAGO CASH GAI.Y (Thursday Market) CHICAGO, iff 1 )--Cash wheat, sample rade hard 65^«c. Corn, No, 2 mfjced 49c: No. 3, 47'4# S'rtc; No. 2 yellow 48^^49^c; No 3 /hlte 5D%c, Oats. No. I mixed 31'ic; No. 2, 32c. Barley, malting 44fi6Qc; feed 30Sj40c. Hed clover seed $134116: red top ?9 -5 ^9.75; timothy seed $2,95fi3,lx Lard tierces $6.72 nom.; loose $6.30 om.; bellies 510 nom. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Thursday To. 3 xvhite oats 21c fo. 2 yellow corn SS'/ic lew ear corn 3Qc Vo. 2 soybeans 67c -. 25-35o THURSDAV GEAIK CLOSE CHICAGO, H)-Low Close High rilEAl-- tar. Lily .. .69 .68?i ORN-lay 43^ .431,1 uly 507i .50=i ept. 51'.i .51!'» .51»1 ATS-lay .. .29'. .291 i .29 i JPt 27 .26% .'26*i OV BEANS-lay 82-1 ,B2»i .62% ily 73 .82 a i 8^4 * .'77% -45H lay .4.1^ .453 uly 46'/i .461. =pt. ..... .47' RD-- lar. 6.67 6.65 6.67 lay 6.85 6.80 6 82 uly 7.02 6.97 6.97 epi. ..... 7.17 7.12 7.15 KANSAS CITV GRAIN (Thnrsa»j- Market) KANSAS CITY. (,T)--Wheat 86 cars, nchanped to 'Ac lower; No. 2 dark hard @77y.c; No. 3. 72Hc: No. 2 hard :; No. 3, 67!' t H12',lc: No. 2 red Jiom. 67Vi®E9'.'.c; No. 3. 67ic. Com. 18 cars; '/»c lower to i'«c higher; o. 2 \vhite nom. 46ft37 l ,ic; No, 3 nom. 5'irii46lc; No. 2 yellow 47c; Uo. 3 nom. ·VAft46He; No. a mixed nom. 45}i@47c; Vo. 3 nom. 45'/tSJ46'.^c- Oats. 4 cars: unchanged: No. 2 white nom. 23',^®30}ic; No. 3 nom. 29SV30C, Milo maize nom. 73^731!. Katir nom. 72ft.78c. Rye nom. 45fi46c. Barley nom. OMAHA GRAIN (Thursdaj- Marktl) OMAHA, t?)--Wheat, hard No. 2. 71c: ^'o. 3, 66!*-it6S'.ie: No. 4. 63V4C569 3 MC; No. 5, 61'.4a65',ic: pamplft hard 5Rc. Corn, yellow No. 2, 43^ic; while No. 45»i?45'.ic. Oats, feed No. 1, 26',ic: while No. 2 23c; No. 3, 29c; No. 4, 27;ic; mixed No. 3. 28,ic. Barley No, 5. 34c. Rye No. 3. 41'^c. Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. M. SCHANKE CO. Telephone 1300, 3Iason City Cent St El B pet pfd (S25 par) 6«.i Cent SI El 7 pet pfd (S25 par) 7?i Cent St P L 7 pet pld 5^i Continental Gas Elec pfd.. 86 Creamery Package com 19 Hearst Cons A 53^ Geo A Hormel A pfd 102' Geo A Hormel com 23 Interstate Power 6 pet pfd.. 5*i Interstate Power 7 pet p f d , . 6!i Iowa Electric Co 6'i pet pld 2a Iowa Electric Co 7 pet pCd.. 29 la Elec Lt Pow 6 pet p f d . . 60 la Elcc Lt Pow 6\=, pet pfd 61 la Elcc Lt cV Pow 7 pet p f d . . 67 la Power Light 6 pet pfd..102 la Power Light 7 pet pfd..l02 la Public Service 6 pet p f d - . 97 la Public Service 6'.^ pet pfd 9a la Public Service 7 pet pfd..101 Ta South TJtil fi pet p f d - 27 la South Util fi";, pet pfd 2R la South Util 7 pet pfd 31 Minnesota P L fi pet p f d . . JU Minnesota P L 7 pet pld - . 87 Northern St Power R pet pfd 62 Northern St Power 7 pet pfd 63 NW St Portlant Cement com 23 Rath Packing 5 pet pfd 101 Sioux City Gas El 7 pet pfd 95 United Lt i; Power Class A.. 2'i United Lt S= Power Class B.. 214 United Lt Power pfd 32 United Lt Bys 6 pet pfd .. Rrt United Lt Rys 6.36 pet p f d . . 81 Uniteld Lt Ac Rys 7 pet p f d . . Rfl Western Grocer rfd Ro Western Grocer conn 4 8 9 6 ,83 20V! 6',: 104 6 8 30 31 62 A3 69 104 104 99 ' 100 103 29 25 103 97 Giant Dinosaur Found SASKATOON, Sask., (U.R)- ging on the banks of the White mud creek, Charles Jlorey un earthed the skeleton of a dinosaur He sent a section of the spine t the University of Saskatchewar here, which in turn sent it to Ot lawa. Capital experts sent wor that it was the largest specime ever found. Americanism: Planning arma ments to make our country safe weakening ourselves by wastin the billions that are the most vita and necessary weapon.--Dubuqu Telegraph-Herald. Price of Copper at New York I92S ! 1930|I932; IW4M936 1938' 1729 1931 mi 1935 1937 1939 Stock List NEW YORK STOCKS Tharsdar Final Quotations) By The Associated Press ir Reduction 53 · Kresee 22 s i I Ch Dye 174 Lambert 16'A Hied Stores 9»i Libbey O F Gl Wl in Can S3 Loews 49T» m For Pow 3'i Marsh Field 14Vi m Loco 27 Maytag 5'/ m R St S I6?i IMcK . Rob m Roll Mill IBli Midcont Pet 14}« m Em A: Ref 45!i 7-lont Ward 51?i m Stl Fdrs 34!i Morrcll Co ... m Sug Ret 20 Nash-Kelv 8 m Tel T 159'i Nail Bisc 26 m Ton B 87»i Natl C Reg 23V4 m Wa Wks 13i Nat Dairy Pro 13 naconda 30',k Nat Distill 27^B rm III 3V« Nat Po Lt 8»i tch T S F 38(i Nat Lead 23?i II Rcfln 22 N Y Central ISvi uburn Auto 3T« No Am Aviat 18 alt Ohio 6 T « North Amer 25 5 i arnsdall I G ' a Kor Pac 12'i endiK Aviat 2r»i Oliver Farm 26'/« Cth Stl 73'i Otis Elevator S2\', oeing Airpl 30^ Olis steel I2T» orden 20 1 .'* Owens III Gl 64 orE-Warner 26»V Packard 4 ridgep Brass 14 Farm Pict 11 udd M/g 6i Penick 4 Ford 53?i an D G Ale mi Penney 84','i I'ac 5 Penn Ry 22H "= ... Phillips Pet 39 aterp Tract 52 Proct Gamb 56 hes Ohio 38'i Pullman 35 N W *, Pure Oil 9H G W »i Radio T/MSP P H 3j cm Hand 35 R I Sc P ... Sepub Stl 21 l i hrysler SOU Bey Tob B 38*4 oca Cola 130 Sears Roeb 74 ol G It El 81i Shell Union mi oml Solv nr, Simmons 29V4 omwllh «: So l»i Socony Vac 127i on Edtson 33 1 /* Sou Pac 18*B on Oil 8=» Std Brands 7 on Can 40H Std Oil Cal 28 on Oil Del 26!i Std Oil Ind 26»; Prod 65'i Std Oil N J 48*1 urtiss-Wright 6=i Stew-Warner 11 cere Co 21*1 Studebaker 8 re i: Co pfd 2«i Swift Co IS ouslas Air 7I!b Texas Corp 42^ u Pont 150 Tex Gulf Sul 30'i siman 172 Tim Roll B 47 l _ P o w « t T J ll»i Transamcriea 6',i airbanks-Mor 40^i Un Carbide 83'i irestone 23?i, Union Pac 102»i en Elec 4Hi Unit Air Lines I2Ti :en Foods W.k Unit Aircr Cp 40 ·en Mills 751;, Unit Corp 3 tj en Mot 495*. Unit Drug 6V. ilietle 7i US Gypsum 101 oodrieh 22 U S Ind Alco 23 oodyear 33:1 u S Rubber 49 t Nor Ry pld 28'i u S Steel 63M omcstatce 64?i Walgreen udson ... Warner Pict 5}i upp Mot Hi West Un Tel 22!i 1 Cent is West El Mf 112 it Harvest 61U Wilson Co 4V 4 nt Nick Can 52rft Woolworlh 49 n t T e l T e l 3V, Wrisley Jr ohns-Manvill 94ii Yel Tr C 19\k .ennecott 37i You Sh Tb 48!i Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHEKS CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck Building. Telephone No. 7 DOIV JONES A V E R A G E S Inds. Rails TJtils. CIOSe 147.16 32.46 2563 Total sales 00,000 CHICAGO STOCKS Butler Eros 8', Marsh Field I4V. Cities Serv 7-. Walgreen 17-!1 NEW Y O R K C U R B Gas El 33U Ford Mo Eng 4V. Am Cyanamld 23 Lockheed 331'., Am Su Pow ~\ Niag Hud Pow S'/, Arfc Nat Gas 2'i, Pennroad I'i Asoc G El A ·« Un Gas Co 2V. El Btf Sh 11-i Un Li Pow 2'i Am C Fy Am Pow LI As Dry Go's 3riBBs Mfg Cerro dc Pas Chos Ohio Chi Gt XVest Chi Gt W pld -oncoleitm Curtiss-Wri Dist Corp Sea Elcc Auto U Eric R H "ostcr-\Vheel ?"reeport Tex ^en Am Tr Houston Oil Inspiration fndus Rayon Kroger Lehigh Port VORK STOCKS 5.V, 23?, 57 24'i' 23'., Lorillard Mack Truck 28*i Math Alk 28'i Minn Moline 5?i Ohio Oil 9 Packard Motor 4 Park Utah 2, Pub Ser N J 36V» Pullman Purity Bak R K O Simmons So Cal Edison Sperry Corp 45 St G E 3 : Tidewater X S Smelter Vanadium Union Oil Cal 19 Un Gas Im IZ'i White Mot 35 14'. 21 29 (i 13 S3 27 WALL STREET TRADE SLUGGISH Many Issues Are Unable to Shake Off Moderate Declines NEW YORK, (/P)--There were ndividual firm spots in Thursday's stock market but many is- ues were unable to shake off moderate declines. While an assortment of new ighs for the past year or so was n evidence, and aircrafts and spe- ialties were in mild demand, osses o£ fractions to around -a loint were plentiful at the close. Dealings were even more slug- ish than in Wednesday's slow roceedings. Transfers approximated 550,000 shares. NEW YORK. (Ifr-Irresolute dealings in onds moved prices over a narrow range hursday. Even New York traction bsues, which ave advanced rapidly in recent days, pill in opposing directions. Toward noon, Brooklyn City Railroad s suddenly rose 8 points, while Brook- yn-Manhattan Transit 4Vis slipped more lan one point. Manhattan Railway 4s. Third Ave_nue Et 5s, and Interboro Raid Transit 7s continued to advance. Santa Fe 4s. Pennsylvania general 41-Ss nd Union Pacific 3',A S advanced while Delaware and Hudson 4s, Rock Island 4s nd Chicago and Northwestern 4^is de- lined. Studebaker 6s and National Dairy 4?ls ·ere among the outstanding advancers in le industrial field. Utilities were generally slightly lower. Vmong these were- International Tele- hone 5s. Columbia Gas and Electric s, and Utilities Power and Light 5s. U. S. treasuries were off. as much as -32 point in places, while foreign gov- mments were decidedly irregular. At ne lime Montevideo 7s jumped more lan 3 points, while other issues de- lined fractionally. U. S. BONDS (Thursday Market) NEW YORK. W)--U. S. government onds closed Thursday: Treasury 3^is 40-43 June 105. Treasury 3fts 46-49 110.21. Treasury 3s 51-55 108.13, Federal Farm Mtg 3s- 42-47 106.24. Home Owners Loan 2}is 49 102.22. Home Owners Loan 3s 52 107.27. Lamson Brothers Market Letter CHICAGO -- Wheat: The Liverpoo market did not at all reflect our strength of Wednesday and in consequence prices were lower. Our market opened fairly Jiteady and under the influence of a little buying of July wheat f i r m to higher prices than Wednesday night's close Realizing sales, however, soon made Ihci appearance and moderate reactions oc curred helped by selling of ong whea by traders who had become too en thupiastic based on Wednesday's firm market. Reports from some parts of Kan sas said that (he recent precipitation ha created a little more feeling of genera optimism regarding the development o the crop. At the moment, the buying o wheat does not appear to be sufficicn to bring aboul a follow through in prices Therefore-, ivo continue to view the mar kct largely from trading standpoint pos sibiJities. Corn: There was not much change In prices Thursday. The commission hous buying of Thursday was absent but no much pressure materialized. Moderati demand for American corn parcels wa. rrpmjcri at Liverpool but no amounts of consequence were reported sold. Hammer in Family 100 years BEARDSTOWiV, 111., (O.P.) -- A 100 year old hammer, brought ti this country from Denmark, i pnrcd by Cyrus Christensen Beardstown, whose father brough it to the United States when h left Denmark to avoid army ser vice. Bond Market 'reduce MASON CITY--For Thursday !ash Quotations by E. G. Morse -Iggs, current receipts 13c leavy hens, 5 Ibs. and over ..12c leavy hens, 4 to 5 Ibs lOc Light hens, under 4 Ibs Be Springs, heavy breeds lie Spring Leghorns Be Cocks, heavy 8c ^ocks, Leghorns 7c "apons 18-24c All No. 2 Poultry 4 cents less. Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade ..12-14c* Eggs, cash 12-14c Butter, Iowa State Brand 32c Sutler, Corn Country 30c Butter, Plymouth 32c Gutter, Very Best 30c Butter, Clear Lake 3Qc Butter, Brooklield 30c tasset Potatoes, peck S9c Early Ohio Potatoes, peck ..32c ·EDITOB'S NOTE--These rep- csentattve quotations were ob- ained by calling several grocery tores. CHICAGO PRODUCE (Thursday Market) CHICAGO, m--Butter 825,214, steady: ricps unchanged. Eggs 16,591. steady; prices unchanged. NEST YORK PRODUCE (Thursday Market) NEW YORK, (,7V-Eggs 17,052:' slightly irrner. Mixed colors, extra fancy selec- ion. 18 : !iiS20c; standards ISi'.c: firsts 17v« tl7--ac: seconds l7ftl7V'*c; mediums 17c; iirlfes No. 1, 17c; average checks 15 3 AS? Gc. Butter 876.129. steady. Creamery, high- r than extra 26^*r27^c; extra t92 score) 6H26HC; firsts (88-91) 24',ig2Sc- sec- inds L4-87) 23Vi624c. Cheese 158,408, steadier. Prices unchanged. CHICAGO FOULTRT (Thursday Market) CHICAGO. (JV-Poultry live. 27 trucks, irm: hens 5 Ibs. and under 20c; colored hroikrs 18c; Plymouth Rock 20c; Plymouth Rock springs 23c; White Kock 22c: Plymouth Rock fryers 22c; "White Rock 20c: barehack chickens 17c; ducks Ibs lip white nvjc; small colored c: while IG'^c; other prices unchanged. CHICAGO PRODUCE FUTURES (Thursday M a r k e t ) CHICAGO. (*·--No butter futures sales Thursday. Egg futures, rcfri. strip.: Oct. 19Vic storage packed firsts. March nUc. Winnipeg Seeks Fire Force Modernization WINNIPEG, Man., (U.R--Follow- ing the death in Winnipeg of a mother and her five children in a midnight blaze that destroyed thei residence, agitation is underway for establishment of a metropoli tan type fire department. Proponents of the scheme poin out that several of Winnipeg' p o o r e r outlying communities such as the St. James district in which the blaze mentioned oc curred, are only serviced by poor ly equipped rural brigades. They add that a centralization of control in addition to bringin more up-to-date fire equipment t the scene would also aid immeas urably in welding the various fir halls into an efficient unit. Costs they add, would be no more thar under the present system. It is generally expected that th suggestion as well as the propose institution of a metropolitan polic force will be brought before commission for study and repor School Attendance Insured MELBOURNE, (U.P.i--Through scheme originated by Lloyd's o London, Australian parents ca now insure against loss of schoo fees and tuition when their chi! dren are absent as a result of ill ness. The plan has been installc here and at Sydney. Kckens Stolen as arm Couple Is at Whittemore Funeral WHITTEMORE--While Mr. and Jrs. Archie Voight attended the uneral of Esther Siems Friday fternoon held in the Lutheran hurch some culprits stole 100 of heir chickens from their farm. eff Heath Barred r rom Indian Ranks NEW ORLEANS, OJ.PJ--Big Jeff leath arrived at the Cleveland ndians training grounds, but was iarred from working out with the 'ribe squad. He has not signed is contract. Paul Sullivan, southpaw pitch- r, was the first to feel the ef- ccts of the exercise. He's many ounds overweight. When some houled "Oscar," Vitt, Grimes and ilelillo all jumped to attention. White Sox Vet Back kVitH Gimp in Walk PASADENA, (URWThe injury ugaboo which struck the Chicago 'hite Sox last summer carried _'er into the spring training camp rhursday. Second Baseman Jack Hayes, ho underwent a knee operation uring the winter, arrived with a oticeable limp. !ub Pitchers Ready o Bear in Workout AVALON, CaL, U.R--Manager labby Hartnett encouraged his 'hicago Cub pitchers to begin earing d o w n and polishing urves preparatory to opening of atting practice at the s p r i n g "aining camp next week. The second contingent of tral- ees left Chicago, lo arrive here aturday. Business Notes Electricity production in the holiday- eek ended Feb. 25. declined for the aurlh successive week, t u t the gain over 3*ear ago was broadened to 9.6 per ent. then Edison Electric institute re- orted. Production for the latest period was 225,630.000 kilowatt hours, compared ith 2.031.412,000 kilowatt hours in the orresponding 1933 period. For the week ended Feb. 18, 19X9, out- ut of 2,248,767,000 kilowatt hours, rep- esented a gain ot 9.2 per cent over e corresponding period of 1938. The New Brigand district made the est showing with a gain of 13,1 per nt over a year ago. The central in- ustrial region extended its improvement ver a year ago to 12,X per cent. Gains other regions ranged between 3.7 and per cent ENICK AND F O R D ROFITS UP Fenick and Ford. Ltd., Inc., one of the ending manufacturers of corn products, ported sharply improved earnings for 33 despite a decline of 52,891,583 in ·055 saies during the year. Consolidated. et income for 1938 increased to 51,9.922, equal to $3.09 a share on the corn- on, slock from J211.B06, or 74 cents a otnnvon. share for the preceding year. Gross sales for 1938 declined to $12..2.574 reflecting the lower selling prices ir bulk corn products as a result of hea p er corn. G ross sales for 1937 mounted to $15.504,159. The company's onsolidated, statement of surplus showed balance of 55,304.702 at the end of 1938, ompared with $5 t 271/7BL as o£ Decem,- 2T 31, 1937. Current assets at the close of 1938 aggregated $5,6fi8,GI3, against current lia- ilities of 3753,923. leaving an indicated et working capital of *5.932,6B3. Indl- ated net working capital a year earlier as 5^.577.011- During the year cash in- reased to $1,587.907 Irom 51,113,982. hile Inventories declined from 52,065,67 to 52.028,228, Total assets of Decem- er 31, 1938, amounted to 513,624,463, ATIONAI, TEA UTS 1,055 Although sales declined 10.55 per cent rom 1937, National Tea company re- uccd its consolidated net loss to $982,13 for 1938 from 51,365,280 for the preeding: year, the patnphlet report reveals. John McKinlay. chairman ol the board, escribed the year*s operations as fol- o\vs: "In a year when most companies ·were working hard to retain the previous ear's volume, it seemed rather our jott o get things cleaned up, so that later we might go after business un a more rofitable basis." One ol the "clean up" measures taken was the closing of 139 unprofitable stores "hirty-sevcn new stores were opened uring the year. leaving a total of 1,103 tores in operation at the recent year nd, compared with 1,205 a year earlier The closing of the large number of un rofi!abJe stores "was not the result o ny plan to reduce the total number,' ·Ir. McKinley said, "but rather shows he greater ease of deciding on stores tha hould be closed that of Hading desirabli ocations for new ones." JLOBE-GAZETTE SPORTS SECTION More Negroes In School EAST ST. LOUIS, III, (U.P.)-- The board of education is con si d ering transferring Negro children .o two grade schools now used by white children. The Negro grad school population has shown a 3 per cent increase since 1930. Th number of white children in grad school declined 10 per cent duriu the same period. Unbelievers ask why a jus heaven permits sickness. Do yoi know anything else that serves s well to encourage high resolve and righteousness? -- Davenpor Times. DEWS NOAM=AREN'T scui_F*rofcs WAN-TED PARTIES ARE DEAR.NOAH-IF YC SAD, WOUL-0 VOU , ,,_,_ GAYEJ5, IF A BIRD SAT ON YOUR. WINDOVJ-SIL-U AND SANS CH1F2.-UP T 1. P.B.COMM Po^-r.j.^C.i^C.-- KIND FRUIT 6ROWS CN A One-Eye Connelly toops to Crash Golden Gate Fair SAN FRANCISCO, (#)-"One-Eye" Gonneliy, who claims to have "crashed" every world series, major prize fight, political convention and operatic concert in this country since 1897, wants it known that his latest crashing feat was far below his standard. The other day C o n n e l l y crashed the Golden Gate International exposition on Treasure island by going over in the early morning and presenting himself as a concession employe who left his pass in the pocket of his other trousers. "Ordinarily I don't stoop to lifty-cent jobs," he explained Thursday. "Your fair is a beautiful show, but the admission price is far below my standard, f'm used to crashing $27.50 championship fights. I did your 'air a favor by crashing it for 'ifty cents. Usually I don't take hat kind of work." lagehand Odds Go 'hort as Admiral s Out of Widener M I A M I , (U.PJ--The $50,000 dded Widener challenge cup race : Hialeah Saturday, biggest event f the Florida turf season, shaped p as a "one hoss" affair Thursay. Maxwell Howard's Stage- and was sure to go to the'post n odds-on favorite now that War dmiral is out of it. Odds on the dusky, lour year d dropped to 4-5 when Samuel . Riddle decided it would be too sky to let the ailing Admiral un. The five year old Man O' Var colt was declared out Wed- esday when fever interrupted his raining for the second straight ay. . Stagehand, leading money win- er of 1938, should have little ifficulty in becoming the first orse to win all three of the big «nter purses. He annexed the 50,000 derby and $100,000 handi- ap at Santa Anita last year, and ooks like a shoo-in for the Widner. DIAMOND BREAD TOPS SHOOTING Bakerets Lead Way in Women's League Play of Current Week A three-game victory and the ligh total, 1,903 pins, clinched top onors of the week for Diamond 3read in the Mason City Wom- in's bowling league Wednesday night. D. K. Lundberg and ilutchinson Ice Cream each took two games, winning from Florimel nd Coca Cola. Joe Cook Oil was the loser as the Bakerets won. Mrs. Fred Wall rolled the high series, 524, while Norma Hetland had the best single, 200. The scores: PJayers-- Vail bookman . Joucherty rota) Mnj 642 615 646 1903 LUNDBERGS , £ y n rs ~7 lst 2nd 3rd Total '· " e t f n d MS 200 98 453 rf. Hetland 164 134 IS3 461 "5?" 100 100 100 300 wimmer 100 144 120 364 ix Holdouts Cause f Connie's Worry' LAKE CHARLES, La., ttl.R)-- leld to one workout by dipping emperatures and driving rain, "onnie Mack re-read the roster of he Philadelphia Athletics, and nnounced six definite holdouts or the A's. Listed in the stutTborn category rere Infielders Bill Werber, Stan perry and Bill Nage], Catcher rank Hayes, Outfielder Dee liles and Pitch'er LeRoy Parme- ee. The lean leader notified them 11 not to come to camp unless hey were ready to sign at the erms offered. He expected them 11 in line soon, with the possible xception of Werber. Cookie Hurlers to Bid on Nats' Jobs ORLANDO, Fla., OJ.R)--Officials of the Washington Nationals have varned veteran pitchers that their places are threatened this year by rookies. Manager Bucky Harris and Owner Clark Griffith have declared that six of the 10 jobs on he Nationals' pitching staff are open. He has not named the four which are settled but that was notice to other veterans that they would have to fight it out with the rookies for the remaining places. JOE COOK OILS lst 2nd -·- US "7 "::::::::: % !J1 ........... 99 161 397 3rd 142 III 118 378 Actual Pina Handicap ,, . 491 . 27 535 n rotal Pins 513 550 562 DIAMOND BREAD 1588 81 1670 1st 2nd 3rd Total ... 182 181 161 5J4 .. 151 132 154 431 .. 159 15S , 163 483 .. 150 143 166 459 Actual Pins Handicap 519 57B 481 1578 J4 14 K 42 Total Pins 333 M2 S5 ]620 FLOKIMEI, Players-- · i st 2nd 3rd Total naner ............. i^g JOB l^S 404 Clapsaddle 103 117 )4l Set · regorsen n 2 116 138 ^ h u l c k US 143 14S 413 Total Pin 481 510 "553 1544 HUTCHINSO.V 1st 2nd 3rd Total 183 157 123 469 103 101 77 281 130 114 103 353 lohnson owl« ' Actual Pins 550 543 469 1562 Handicap * 4 12 .. Total Pins 554 547 473 157.4 ^ COCA COt,A Players- ]s t 2nd 3rd Total -emhaas 123 134 162 419 ' arr !ll 104 107 127 338 ' lrk ' 124 113 129 355 Milsh 141 154 155 4jD Total Pins 492 513 583 1503 Jack Doyle Trying to Re-Enter U,S: T I J U A N A , ilex., (fl 3 )--Jack Doyle, British fighter and former Hollywood actor, who left the United States in December after an investigation by immigration authorities, said Thursday he was attempting to "iron out his difficulties and g a i n re-entrance to America." Doyle is the former husband ot Judith Allen, movie actress. When asked about his reported romance with Movita, attractive Mexican actress, he said he planned to marry her i; he could return to the United States. Chuck Klein Socks Homer in Workout NEW BRAUNFELS, Tex., (U.W --Veteran Chuck Klein Thursday held the distinction of poling out the first home run at the new training base of the Phillie?. Klein lifted a pitch by Syl Johnson into a high Texas wind and it carried 450 feet into the Coma river. FIGHT RESULTS By The Associated Press ST. PAUL. Minn.--Lee Savoldt. 189 St. Paul, stopped Tom Kenneally. 138 Chicago (Oj. Public Sale Because of poor health, I -will hold a public sale on my farm 6 miles west on highway No. 9 and % mile north of Manly- 3 ! /i miles east on highway No. 9 and "f-i mile north of Hanlon. town on MONDAY, MARCH 6 --12:30 O'CLOCK LUNCH WAGON OV GROUNDS 132 -- HEAD OF LIVESTOCK -- 132 26 HEAD OF CATTLE--10 Shorthorn cows; Z 2-year-old heifers; 5 yearling heifers; 3 yearling steers; 5 calves; 1 registered Shorthorn bull, 3 years old. 65 HEAD OF FEEDER LAMBS--9 BRED EWES--1 BUCK 2 HEAD OF HORSES--Z GELDINGS, WEIGHT 1600 LBS. 29 HEAD OF HOGS--19 Spotted Poland China Brood Sows' April farrow; 10 feeder pigs. 400 BUSHELS OATS -- 150 BUSHELS CORN FARM MACHINERY, Etc.--I Case tractor, model CC, 2 years old (rubber front); two-row Case cultiva.tor, power lift, 2 years old; 1 Oliver tractor plow; 1 Rock Island 10-ft disc; 1 8-ft. disc; Rock Island manure spreader; hayloader; 4-section steel flexible harrow; 2 wagons; 1 hayrack; nicCormick-Deering cream separator, almost new; endga.te seeder, IMcCormick-Dccring grass seeder attachment (good as new); 1 single-row cultivator; 1 John Deere corn planter, 100 rods wire; McCormiek grain binder, 8-ft; McCormicfc corn binder; Rock Island side delivery rake; set harnesses; bob sled; dump rake; 11-ft Broadcast seeder; 16-Inch sulky plow; 2 walking plows; gain elevaXor; 4-wheeled trailer; hog feeder; hand sheller; seed corn grader- l'/i h. p. gas engine; Dcerlng mower; platform scale; 2 buggies- Clipper fanning mill; hog troughs; hog watcrer; 4 oil barrels- tank heater; Incubator; set of wagon springs; hay slings; wood sa.w; stone boat, TERMS: Cash, or make arrangements -with home banker before sale. No property to be removed until settled for. CLARENCE F. AUSENHUS Carl Shefmo, Auct. Citizens Savings Bank, Hanlontown, Clerk

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