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'?' 12 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FRIDAY, MAHCH 3, 1939 Hogs Steady in Curtailed Chicago Receipts CATTLE STEADYs SUPPLIES SMALL Fat Lambs Strong to 15 Cents Higher in Livestock Trading CHICAGO, (IP) -- Aided by slightly curtailed receipts hog prices were mostly steady Friday. Cattle were steady on meager supplies and fat lambs were strong to 15 cents higher. (U. S. department of agriculture)--Hogs, G,000; fairly active; weights 220 Ibs. down steady to strong with Thursday's average; others closed mostly steady; spots 5-lQc lower early; top $8.25; bulk 170-220 Ibs. $8.00-25; 230-270 Ibs. S7.70-8.00; 230-350 Ibs. $7.40-70; · good medium weights and heavy packing sows $0.85-7.15; light weights to $7.25. Cattle, 1,000; calves, 300; limited supplies all killing classes; clearance moderately active at around steady prices; top 827 Ib. calf club yearlings $12.75; other medium to good steers cashing from .88.50 to §10.35; heifers very scarce; odd lots $9.00 downward; medium to good slaughter cows $6.00-75; low cutter and cutters mostly $4.50-5.50; common beefy type cows to $6.0D; bulls active; mostly $7.25-40; odd head §7.50; feiv select vealers $11.50 and above; most sales downward from $1.00: load around 1,000 Ib. feeders $10.15. ' Sheep, 7,000; late Thursday fat Iambs 10-I5c lower; spots 15c off; top $8.90; bulk $8.75-85; 100-105 Ibs. $8.50-75; Friday's trade fairly active; strong to lac higher; good to choice lambs 58.85-9.00; best held above $9.10; sheep steady; choice slaughter ewes $5.00. Local Livestock MASON CITY--For Friday. noes Steady. Good light lights 140-150 55.2(1-630 Good light lights 150-1 CO S5.70-6.80 Good light lights 160-170 S7.20-7.30 Good llsht lights 170-160 S7.55-7.63 Good light butchers .. 180-200 5755-765 Good light butchers .. 200-220 5755-7.63 Good me. \vt. butchers 220-250 S7.45^7.53 Good me. wt. butchers 250-270 S7.30-7.-I!) Good me. wt. butchers 270-290 S7.15-7.23 Good me. wt. butchers 290-325 S7 00-7 10 Good me. wt. butchers 325-350 ss.B5-s.93 Good heavy butchers .. 350-400 56.70-6 so Good packing ion's ... S75-350 S6.60-6.70 Good sows 350-423 56.50-660 Good soivs 425-500 56.-ifl-G.50 Good SOWS - , , 500-550 5640-650 (The above Is a 10:30 (rue!: hog market lor sood and choice hogs.I CATTLE Choice to prime steers, heavy 510.00-11.00 Good to choice steers, heavy S S50- 950 Medium to good steers S 7.50- 8.50 Fair to medium sleers S 650- 750 --Plain to fair steers s 4.00- 6.00 Choice to prime yearlings s 9.00- 9,30 Good to choice yearlings ... s 8.00- 9.00 Medium to good yearlings ... s 6.50- 7.50 Good to choice heifers s 8.00- 9.00 Medium to good heifers ..... s 7.00- B O O Fair to medium hellers s 6,00- 7.00 Plain to fair hellers s 4.00- 6.00 Good to choice cows, heavy .. s 5.75- 6.25 Medium to good cows $ 5.25- 5.75 Fair to medium cows 5 4.75- 525 Cutters S 4.00-4.75 Canncrs S 3.00. 4.00 Good to choice heavy bulls .. s 5,50. 6.25 Light bulls , ., g 4.5Q_ 500 Calves, good to choice 130-130 S 7.00- 8.00 Calves, mcd. to good 130-180 ! 6.30- 7.00 Calves. Inter, to mod. 130-190 S 2.50 d'wn SIIEEP Genuine spring lambs, good to choice 10-30 S 7.50- 8.00 Spring lambs, goon to choice _ 70-30 S 6.00- 6.50 Spring lambs, medium to good ··· 70-90 S 5.00- 5.50 Spring lambs, common s 4.00- 5.00 Native ewes, good to choice S 1 50- 2 23 Cull owes SOctoSl.OO Old UucJa 50ctosi.no · KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK 1 (Frlaar Market) KANSAS CITY. Iff-,-- (U. S. department of agriculture!-- HOGS: 300: slow, uneven; weak to 10 cents lower than Thursday's average; lop S7.90; good to choice 370-230 Ibs., 57.50fi7.1a; choice 190-200 Ibs. to shippers to S7.90; 260-290 Ibs., $7.20 67.50; sows, S6.5036.8i. CATTLE: 200: calves, 200: killing classes of cattle Generally steady in mostly a cleanup trade; 765 Ib. Colorado heifers S9.55; cows ?5.75{£6.75; low cutters and cutters, S4.23e5.50; vealers steady; good to choice grades S8 50?s 10.50; few $11: sloclier and Ie.cder classes unchanged. SHEEP: 1,100; lambs active, steady to strong: top fed lambs S8.50; 102-105 Ib. averages at the price; others 58.25QB.-10: odd lots sheep steady. stoux ens; LIVESTOCK (Friday MarXtl) SIOUX CITY. Ijft-- CATTLE: Salable receipts 600; calves, salable receipts 50; total receipts 150: slaughter steers and yearlings fairly active, steady to strong: other killing classes largely Jiltie changed; stackers and feeders scarce; load lots good fed yearlings up to S9.75: little above $10: prime quoted above S12.75: (ew good heifers $8.50^9: bulk beef cows S3.75St6,75; most culler grades .S4.50ffi5.50: strictly choice light stock steers quoted around S9.50. - HOGS: Salable receipts 2,800; total receipts 2.875; slow, steady to 10 cents lower: top S9.65 to shippers on 1GQ-209 Ib. xvelRhts; good and choice 170-230 Ib bulchers $7.«S7.65: sales above $7.50 limited: packer top $7.30: 250-270 Ib bulchers 57.25^7.40: 270-290 ]b. wciehts C-T.10S7.25: 230-340 Ib. heavies S6.MS7.iO: small lots 402 Ib. average S6.80; £ood sows mostly $6.6536.70; feeder pics $7.30 67.-S: few S3. SHEEP: salable receipts 230; scattered lots fed xvooled lambs steady to stronc; good and choice S8.355i8.60; other slauch- tcr classes scarce: choice fed western ewes quotable above $4,50; few feeder lambs $8.3o. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK (Friday Marfccl) SOUTH ST. PAUL. t--(Federal-Stale Market Ecrvicel-- CATTLE: 3.000; offerings mostly steady on slaughter caUIc: m e d i u m to good steers SSfilO: fed heifers S7.2oi9,2,T: good beef coivs S6.5fl',i7 moit- ly; low cullers and cutters $435-23: t op sausage bulls S7: stockers and feeders scarce. Calves 2.500: steady to 50 cents lower: most good and choice SS.50S10.SO. HOGS: 6.000 salable: tolal 6.900: steady lo 10 cents lo-.ver: weights 250 Ibs. down most often showing 5glO cents decline; rows steady; practical top $7.63 on 200 3bs. down; good sows all ivelRhts 56.75; stags $6^6.75: pigs largely S7.75. SHEEP: 1,500: early undertone strong to higher on small supply fat lambs; sellers asking 25 cents or more hichcr: cood and choice lamb? Thursday ?3.2o'.j 8.60: pood and choice ewes Thursday S4{i 4.50. OMAHA LIVESTOCK OMAHA, ti--tu. S. department of agriculture)--HOGS: 2.500; weights 210 Ib?. down, steady to mostly s cents lower, choice scarce: over 210 Jbs., slefldv to mostly 5 cents lower; sows strong:" top S7.S5 OP ISOOld Ib-.: 170-24D Ihs.. WSOff 7,a.--: :3')-:7o Ib:.. f7.sr«7.50: cso-soo it- S?e?.25: 31.0-370 Ibs., SS.SOET! sows S6.60 Q6.75; slags 57 down. CATTLE: 600; all classes steady; yearlings, light steers. S8SJ9.40; heifers scarce; beef cows $5.75S6.75; cutter grades $4.50 S5.75; bulls $6.6567; ton vealers S9.JO® SHEEP: 1,300; fat lamb! 10S25 cents higher; spots up more on heavy weights; other classes not represented; fed wooled lambs SS.35S6.75; top 53.75; good yearlings $7; good ewes S2.75g4. LIVESTOCK FOnECAST CHICAGO. Iff]-- Official estimated livestock receipts for Saturday: Cattle 100; hogs 500; sheep 2,000. Livestock Markets MID-WEST HOGS Livestock prices at midwest markets Friday: AUSTIN', Jlinn--Hogs tleady; 140 to 1110 Ibs. 5S.OJHO.33; 150 to lot) Ibs. SO 50«j G.EO; ICO lo 170 Ibs. !6.3'./7.15; 170 lo 180 !!:. S7.150t7.45; 180 to 220 Ibs. S7.35'i 7.C5; 220 to 250 Ibs. 57.251(7.55; 250 to 270 Ibs. S7.101i7.40; 270 to 290 Ibs. SS.90ij7.20' yso to 325 Ibs. SG.75«7.03; 315 to 350 Ibs. S6.W ii6.90; 350 to 400 !bs. SS.oOas.SO; packin? SOWS 275 to 350 Ibs. 56.4036.70; 350 to 4-* !bs. SB.30SS.60; 435 to 550 Ibs.- S6.2086 30550 Ibs. and up 55.2086.50. ALBERT LEA, MInD.--Hogs steady: 140 to 150 Ibs. S6.30S6.45; 150 to 160 Ibs. 56.65 G6.80; ICO to 170 Ibs. S7.05l37.20- 170 to 150 Ibs. 57.35fl7.50; 180 to 220 Ibs. 17 4S@ 7.60; 220 to 250 Ibs. S7.30g7.45; 250 to 270 Ibs. S7.I5ft'7.30; 270 to 290 Ibs. SS.957.10' 290 to 325 Ibs, $6.80 S 6.95; 325 to 350 Ib'' J6.G5ae.80; 350 to 400 Ibs. $6.3096.65; sows 275 to 350 Ibs. S8.50S6.65; 350 to 425 Ibs S6.35gS.50; 425 to 500 Ibs. S6.20SG.35- 500 to 550 Ibs. 56.03(26.20; 550 Ibs. and up S5 SO ^r-6.05. WATERLOO. W)--Hogs, steady. Cattle: Tone steady to strong OTTUMWA. VPt--Hogs 5 cents lower- 140-150 Ibs., 5S.40fJ6.70; ISO-ISO Ibs. Sli 75 37.05; 160-170 Ibs.. S6.95S7.25; UO-IBO Ibs., S7.23ffiT.55; 180-220 Ibs.. S7.45ffi77.T- 220-250 Ibs., S7.30 Q 7.60; 250-270 Ibs. 5720 S7.50; 270-230 Jbs., S1.10S7.40; 290-325 Ibs., S6.95a7.25; 325-350 Ibs.. 5fi.80fi7.lfl; 3aa-WO Ibs., $6.0ose.90; packers, 275-310 Ibs., SG.sOac.80: 310-350 Ibs., S6.40g6.70; 350-425 Ibs., S6.30*C.60; 425-500 Ibs., S6 15 «J6.45; 500-5SO Ibs., S3.95aG.25; 550-600 Ibs.. S5.80g6.IO. CEDAR BAF1DS, (*)--Hogs and cattle unchanged. COMBINED HOG RECEIPTS DFS MOINES. Wj--(U. S. department of agriculture!--Combined hog receipts at 20 concentration yards and 10 packing plants located In Interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended at 8 a. m. Friday were 2B.EOO, compared with 23,200 a week ago and 22,200 a year ago. Moderately active to slow; steady to weak, spots 5(210 cents lo\ver: loading some lighter than Friday's 23,600. Barrows and gilts, good and choice: 140-1GO Ibs., unquoted; 160-130 Ibs 57 15 Tj7.75; 180-220 Ibs.. S7.50S7.80; 220-250 Ibs.. 57.3067.70; 250-290 Ibs.. S7S7.55; 290-350 Ibs.. S6.75S7.25: packing sows, good, 275-350 Ibs.. S6.506C.5; 350-425 Ibs., S6.30g6.70; 425-550 Ibs., S6.15(Ti6.GO. Representative Sales KEFKESENTAT1VE -SALES CHICAGO, Friday : i -- Representative sales No. Aff. Wit. 75 256 55 282 48 314 Medium-64 209 81 214 47 247 Steers-27 827 G 741 16 1130 20 1114 Fat Lambs-90 210 06 220 98 300 107 HOGS Aff.] Light-Price; 58 154 76 1R2 S7.9oi 38 174 7.65;Light Lights-157 151 7.50J S4 ! 32 8.25, 8.20 8.001 CATTLE I Heifers-$12-70 15 828 11.50| 20 ISO 10.35) 1C 746 10.001 SIIEEP ! Slaughter Ewe $9.15| 281 115 9.101100 113 9.001 8.75| 6.25 8.20 3.10 8.00 7.75 9.00 8. SO 8,25 5.0D 3.00 Miscellaneous NEW YORK SUGAB (Friday Market) NEW YORK. «v-Trade operators absorbed considerable Cuban selling in domestic sugar luturcs Friday. Around midday values ivere unchanged to 1 cent lower. July slipped from an opening of 51.93 to 51.92. In world futures prices ranged unchanged to ^ point down. May -was even with Thursday at 51,14. Haws n-ere quiet at S2.B5 nominal tor duty paid Cubas. The recent range of S4.30 to 54,40 for refined was maintained. Hides Quotation* Fornlibetl By Wolf Bro», lac. 308 Fifth Street Soalhwesl BOBSEDIDES Horschldes ji 75 "GBEEM BEEP HIDES From 15 Ibs^ up ^ c From 15 Iba,. down ..,..,, ...... , EC Bull Hides ^". BOSTON(Friday JIar)t*l BOSTON. W--(U. E. department ot _,, riculturej--Sales were slow on the Boston wool market Friday. Fine territory wools in original bags received a limited demand at around 70 cents, scoured basts, for spot wools available for immediate delivers'. In average lo short French combing length fine territory -wools, in original bags, prices continued to show art irregular tendency, depending upon the urgency ol the needs ot buyers, the prices on spot wools ranging mosUy 65fi63 cents, scoured oasis. JOHNlJSEEHY RITES SATURDAY Father Maurice Sheehy to Conduct Services at Holy Family Church Funeral services for John E. Sheehy, 46, who was killed near Osceola, IMo., Wednesday night, in a motor car accident, will be held at 10 o'clock Saturday morning at She Holy Family Catholic church. Father Maurice Sheehy, head of the department of religion, Catholic University of America, Washington, D. C., a brother o£ Mr. Sheehy, will be in charge ot services. The body of Mr. Sheehy arrived in Mason City Friday and was taken from the Meyer funeral home to the residence, 117 Monroe avenue northwest, where the Rosary will be said Friday evening at 8 o'clock. Mr. Sheehy was a lightning rod salesman and had been a resident o£ Mason City for 20 years Burial will be at Elmwood cemetery. BRIDGE PARTY HELD GOODELD--Mrs. Paul Velct- house and E. J. Wilkins won high score prizes and Mr. and Mrs. Mac Fuller consolation awards at a bridge party given by Mr. and Mrs. Francis McNulty at Jlicir home. FEIDAY GRAIN' CLOSE CHICAGO, (fl ·WHEAT-- KlBh Low i J'»r. $ $ $ May 69 .es»i July so .6s;« Sep sgj; go,.. CORN-- M " 47'i .47i May 4D?i .487 j, July 5014 .so*; IISsl- 51?i ·"'· May .29'/ . 2 0!i July Sep. SOY BEANS-'May 83 ,82ii July Oct RYE-May 451.4 .453; July 46Ji ,4sn Sep 4;?i 4714 LARD-- JIar. 6.82 6.75 May 6.97 6.55 July 7.15 7.03 Sep 7.30 7.20 WHEAT PRICES RECOVER SOME Stage Modest Rally in Late Trading on Chicago Board of Trade CHICAGO, (JP)--After dipping slightly, wheat prices staged a modest recovery in late trading Friday reflecting strength in securities and the stronger tone of the Liverpool grain market. The government announced an increase of 10 cents a barrel in the export flour subsidy on shipments from Pacific coast ports to China and Hongkong. Wheat here closed unchanged to % higher than Thursday, May and July 69-68%, and corn was unchanged to % up, May 45%45%, July 50%. Oats were unchanged to % higher. CHICAGO CASH GKAI.V (Friday MjrHcl) CHICAGO, (#--Cash wheat, sample grade northern spring, 64. Corn: No. 2 mixed. 4B'/j; No, 3, 47»i* No. 2 yellow. 4a/ 3 ; No. 2 white. 51*i® 525'4; oals. sample grade mixed. 281't · No. 2 white. 32® 32 to. Barley, mailing, 445TBO; feed, 30g40- limolhy seed, S2.85CJ3.15 nom.; red clover $13®I6; red top, S9.2539.75. Lard--Tierces. $6.87 nom.; loose SS.33: bellies. ;io nom. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Friday No. 3 white oats 21c No. 2 yellow corn 34 C New ear corn 30c No. 2 soybeans 67c 25-35C . .69 .03 -MTi .23(1 . .7754 6.82 G.95 7.10 7.27 OMAHA CHAIN (Friday Market) OMAHA. (JF~.Wheat. dark hard, No. 3, eSVi; No. 4. GIHgnVi; hard. No. 3, 65!i Q71; No. 4, 63g67V4; No. 5. 60%364'A; norlhern spring, No. 3, G8£; mixed, No. 1 7 2 . 7 3 ' ' . Com: Yellow. No. 3, 42. Oats: White, No. 3, 29. Rj r e: No. 2, 42. GRAIS (Friday Market) MINNEAPOLIS. Iff} -- Wheat receipts Friday. 82 cars; 69 a year ago. Quotations Yt cent higher. Cash: No. 1 heavy dark norlhern, 77y,is78','»; dark northern No. 1. 75*ifr77 J A; fancy No. 1 hard Montana, 14 per cent protein. 78y 4 87gi/ ; No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter, 72V'«ft 74 1 /*; hard amoer durum No. 1, 65V40 81V; No. I red durum 62Vi. Corn. No. 3 yellow, 4J»ii343 - ii quotations Vi cent higher, Oats, No. 3 while, 27 a ,32g3B. Barley. 30SJ65. Rye, No. 2, 43 J .l{j46»l. U. S, BOXDS NEW YORK, (*5-- U. S. bonds closed riday: Treasury 3»is. 40-43, June. 105. Treasury 4'/«s, 47-52. -119.31. Treasury 3s. 51-55, 108.19. Federal Farm Mtc. 3s. 42-47, 106.22. Federal Farm Mte., 3'/ 4 s. 64. 108.16. Federal Farm Mtg. 3s. 49, 107.30. Home Owners Loan 2*is. 49, 102.19. Home Owners Loan 3s, 52, 107.29, Lamson Brothers Market Letter MAKKET REVIEW CHICAGO--Wheat: While there -was but little change in prices Friday, the tone was firm and there was a little more activity. Commission houses as usual had wheat to sell on resting orders but some of this was absorbed by local traders who were inclined to be a little friendly. There was very little influence in the action of Liverpool, Broomhall safd there were ir.oderate- purchases of Argentine wheat bj- the United Kingdom including an afloat cargo. Modem Milter says that he- cause of the unusually heavy snows for this season of. the year which were received last week, moisture conditions in Oklahoma and Kansas are now regarded as the best since seeding-. We consider tho Cromwell statement Friday of importance and it there Is a continued upward trend; in commodity prices In general, we be- }icvc there is a possibility of moderate but slow appreciation in wheat values. Corn; The corn market was easy early under small local selling. Later traders replaced their early commitments and prices advanced moderately helped by the firmer trend in wheat. No export business was reported. Wise Men Schedule Stag for March 16; Hear David Olson A stag party scheduled for March 16 was announced at the dinner meeting of the Wise Men's club in the Y. M. C. A. Thursday evening. Featured on the evening's program was David Olson, Mason City traveler, who related his recent trip to Norway and Sweden. The local traveler was particularly, enthusiastic in telling about the midnight sun which he saw during the trip. His travelog also dealt with the customs and dress of the Scandinavian people. The talk was illustrated by motion pictures in both black and white and technicolor. Mr. Olson's son. Norman, operated the projector. Example of pure logic in grandfather's time: Every vipe peach contains a worm; therefore a peach cannot ripen unless there is a worm in it.--Lincoln Star. Annual Profit or Loss of Hie Chrysler Corporation 20 S . r-t '32 ·29 '30 '31 [?pj -34 '35 '34 '37 '3» MWOH OOUARS Stock List NEW YORK STOCKS (By The AuocIMed Press) Friday Final Quotations Air Reduet 571i Al Ch i: Dye 170 Allied Store: 10 Am Can 93T* Am For I* 3^4 Am Laco 27 Am Rod St 16-il Am Holl Mill 191 i Am Sm Ref 46*i Am stl Fdrs 35 i Am Sug Ref la 3 .? Am Tel T 150;i Am Tob B 88 Am Wat Wks 1344 Anaconda 31 Armour III 5}^ At T S F 39!i All HeUn 21 ; Auburn Auto 4'A Bait ic Ohio 7 Bamsdall ' 16','* Bendix Aviat 27i Beth Steel 75Vt Boeing Airpl 31 Borden 20 *'* Borg-Waracr Bridgpt Br. Budd Mfe Can D O Aie Can Pacific Case Cater Tract Ches S: Ohio C «: N w C G W Chrysler Col Gas E Coml Solv Comwlth So Con Edison 33;i Con OU an Con can 4v i/i oCn oil Del Corn Prod Curtiss-Wr Deere A: Co 22?* Deer Co p£ 24;i Douglas Air 71 *~ duPont lalV'i El Poiv Lt ll'.i Pairbanks-Mo Firestone Gen Elec Gen Foods Gen MlUs Gen Motors Gillette Goodrich Goodyear Gt Nor Ry ft 29;k Homestake 65 Hudson ' 7/i H u p p Molors III Cenl Int Harvest Int Nkfc Can 53i Int Tel T 9!i Johns-Manv 551=, Kennecott 38"!* 14 5 i 6}'« ISTa 4 T i 91'.i 52}i 39 3.1 65 24% 42/» 41 75 Hi 1814 63 Vi 50*4 49T. 52V, 38 26 26 27 ii 22 Vj 12'.; 66V1 11!: Kresge Lambert Lib O F Gl Loews Marsh Field Maytag Ulidcont Pet Mnot Ward Morrell 6c Co Nash-Kelv Natl Else Nat Cash Hoff 23 ^ Nat Dairy Pr 15=i Nat Distill 27H Nat Lead 23'A Nat Pow te Lt 8 a i N Y Cent 20=i No Amer Av North Amer Jfor Pacific Oliver Farm Oils Elevator Otis Steel Ou'en sill Gl Packard Param Pict Penick S: For 53Vj Penney 85 U I*enn Ry 22^i PhUIips Pet 39 !i Proct Gam 561s Pullman! Pure Oil .Radio Rem Rand Repub Steel Rey Tob B Sears Rocb Simmons Socony Vac Son Pacific Std Brands Std Oil Cal Sid Oil Ind Std Oil N J Stew-Warn Studebaker Siviit 4-- Co Texas Corp Tex Gulf Sul Tim Roll B Transamerica G*« Un Carbide S4y« TJnion Pacut 102ii Unit Air Un 13H Unit Air Cor 40!i Unit Corp 3'4 Unit Drug 34!'i TI S Gypsum lOlfe U S Ind Ale i2H tT S Rubber V S Steel Walgreen Warner Pict West Un Tel We El Mf Wilson Co 4}b Woolivorth 49'/4 Yel Tr C 1DA Yngst Sh 4: T SO'.i STOCK MARKET GAINS RECORDED Rallying Theme Is Provided With Gains to 2 or More Points NEW YORK,' OT--The stock market played a rallying theme Friday with leading issues joining the chorus with gains running to 2 or more points at the best. Again there was an assortment ot highs for the past year and activity broadened on the advance. Transfers approximated 1,000,000 shares. The return of buying courage to jpeculative forces, brokers said, was largely the result of reap- praisement ot spring business prospects and the. waning of fears over European political developments. Optimism over prospects for at least a moderate spring business upturn and lessening of worries regarding foreign affairs, brokers said, had much to do with bringing traders back into buying ranks. Aiding sentiment was a revival of demand for American stocks in London. U. S. government securities led the bond department on a forward tilt. Commodities were irrgularly higher. Shares posting new highs for 1938-39 included International harvester, D e e r e , Caterpillar Tractor, Greyhound, American Telephone, United Fruit and Philip Morris. Attracting support were U. S. Steel, Bethlehem, Chrysler, Goodyear, Santa Fe, Great Northern, Westinghouse, U. S. Gypsum, Montgomery Ward, Phelps Dodge and Consolidated Aircraft. Climbing as much as 3 in the curb were Pittsburgh Plate Glass, Scoville Manufacturing, Sherwin Williams and Humble Oil. 38 '.i 74V- 30 13ii 19 V« C'i 23'.i 27 49 ',i 1H 8V, SO'.k 641 SH 23!', Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by. LAMSO.N BROTHERS CO. Mason City Office in Baglcy- Beck Building. Telephone No. 7 DOW J O N E S A V E R A G E S Ijjds. Balls 1,'tllj Close 148.76 33.00 26.04 Total Sales 1020,000 CHICAGO STOCKS Cord Corp 3i Marsh, Fields 1451 CH Scr 8 Walgreen Co ITli NEW YOBK CUBB Am G Elec 39=i Mord Mo Eng 4V Lockheed 335 Nlag H Pow '·' Pennroad Cp S O Ky Co 18 V, Am Cyanarn B 25U Am Su Pow Co *.\ Ark N Cas A 2=i Asoc G El A ',i ... El Bd Share 12SV Un Gas Co Ford Mo Can 22y, Un LI Pa Co : NEW TORK STOCKS Am C Sug Co 91i Lorillard i Am C it F Co 30^1 Mach Trucfe Am Po : LI 6?i As D Goods S^i Baldwin Loco 16Va Briges M{ Co 27!i Bycrs A M Co 11V. Cerro de Pas 42Vi 33 Ches . Ohio C G w CMSP P p Con sole um C-W Co A Dist Cp Seas El Aulo Lite Erie R R Co Foster-Wheel ,, Freeport Tex 23 Gen Am Tra SG^i Gltdrten Co 22 Gobel 2?i Houston Oil Tl · Inspiration Kroger , Lch Port Co Llci Carb, Cp 28?i 20',» 25 '* 15 24'i 2J'. Minn, Mel Ira 5V Motor Prod 165i Ohio Oil 9!' Packard Motor 4V Park Ut Cop n; I*lymo\ilh 22^; P S of N J 35? Pullman 333 Purily Bak'y IS R K O 2V, Rco Motors 1»» St Jos Lead 391' Simmons Co 30 So Cal Edison 2S J ; Sperry Corp 45}; St G i E 3-; T W As Oil 13!i U S Smeller 53 Vanadium 27V Vr.ion Oil Cat 19V Un G Imp 13 While Motors in; Worth Pump 19?j Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. M. SCHANKE CO. Telephone 1300. Mason City Cent St El 6 pet p£ IS2 par* Cent St El 7 pet pi (525 par) Cent SI P L 7 pet p[ Continental Gas 4 Elec pi,. Creamery Package com . .. Hearst Cons A , Gcorfte A Hormel A pt Gcorcc A Hormcl COTTJ ..... Interstate Power 6 pet pE ... Interstate Power 7 pet pf lo-.va Electric Co 61i pet pt Iowa Electric Co 7 pet pf la Elcc Lt i Power B pet p£ la Elec Lt Power B! pet pf ta Elcc Lt Power 7 pet p£ la Power S: Light 6 pet pfd .. la Power r Llfht 7 net p£ . la Public Service 6 pet pf la Public Service 6!j pet pf. la Public Service 7 pet pf la South Util 6 pet pf ... Ta South Util 6',;j pet pf ... la South Utll 7 pet pf ... Minnesota P I, 6 pet pf .. Minnesota P L 7 pet pt .. Northern St Power 6 pet pf Northern St Power 7 pet PJ N W Portland Cement com Rath Packiniz S pet p£ Sioux City Gas Zl 7 pet pf United Lt i: Power Class A United Lt Power Class B United' Lt Power pf United Lt it Hys 6 pet pf United Lt Si Rys «,36 pet pf Unilcd Lt Rys 7 pet pf Western Grocer pt Western Grocer com 19 6V. 104 Zt'i 5\\ 6 M SO 63 El 67 102 1W 33 99 102 28 27 29 87 67 63 68 23 102 SI S'.i 87 20 en 107 "G£ 8 31 32 61 63 S3 101 106 101 101 104 28 29 31 S9 89 65 70 SS 3 3 34 ; 82 M SO a.i e Bond Market NEW YORK, u(J5--United stales government issues led an upturn in the bond market' Friday as Wall street studied the overnight statement of Senator Pat Harrison, chairman of the senate finance committee, calling for immediate halt in increasing of the federal debt. Near noon loan dealings were still light, -which made quotations move up easily, and ij-casury notes showed gains ranging to 14-32nds oE a point. The federal {arm mortgage 3y«s ol '44-64 were ahead around 20-32nds. Rails and industrials were the prime gamers in the corporate division, recording advances of fractions ta around 2. On the upside were New York Central 3» 4 s ol '45. Nickel Plale 4!is and 5!4s- Soulhcra Pacific 414s ol '68. Southern railway 4s, studebaker 6s, Armour 4s of '55, Texas corporation 3^:3, and International Telephone Ss. Panama 5s of '63 "A" stamped and assented, rnoved up around !¥ in the foreign list, and fractionally better were German 515s of '65 and 7s of '«. Produce MASON CITY--For Friday Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts 13 C Heavy hens, 5 Ibs. and over ..12c Heavy hens, 4 to 5 Ibs IDs Light hens, under 4 Ibs 8c Springs, heavy breeds .....'...lie Spring Leghorns Be Cocks, heavy , g c Cocks, Leghorns " 7 C Capons 18-2!c AH No. 2 Poultry 4 cents less. Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade 12-14c* Eggs, cash 12-14c Butter, Iowa State Brand 31c Butter, Corn Country 29c Butter, Plymouth 3i c Butter, Very Best 29c Butter, Clear Lake 29c Butter, Brooklield 29c Husset Potatoes, peck .'aSc Early Ohio Potatoes, peck . .32c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO PRODUCE (Friday Market) CHICAGO. *)-Fcmltry, live, 39 (rucks, strong; prices unchanged. NEW YORK PRODUCE NEW YORK, (,p-E S gs, 12,06*. firmer: S"? colors: Extra fancy selection IS 1 '. zou; standards IB 1 /*; firsts ITV-fi 17^i- seconds 17® 171'.; mediums 17: "dirties! ?; I ' avcra l!= checks 15?i«16. Butler. 323.121. easy. Creamery-, higher Sl^VJ"TM- 26 '^C27'/4; extra (92 score,. S^agM'"-TM' 1 Wlie " 8 seconds Cheese: change.d, 145,331, steady. Prices un- CHICAGO PRODUCE ,,,,_. (Frldir 3VI»rkei) CHICAGO. MV-Buttcr. 693,735. firmer- creamery-extra firsts (90-91 score) 25'V firsts I8S-B9I. 24y.«,25; standards (90 «£ trahzcd carlots). 35'/.n23'.4: other prices uncnanccd. Eggs, 13.603. steady,- prices unchanged. rttonucE FUTIIRES CHICAGO. Vf-- Butter futures, storage standards, close: no Mies Friday ESS future?, rcfrigeralor standards, ?7?i' !9 '«: s'-oraso packed firsts, March, CHICAGO POTATOES F r i d a y rarXet CHICAGO, MV-(U. S. department of asriailturel-Potatocs 69, on tract 315. total U. s. shipments 370: old stock weak; supplies liberal, demand very slow; sacKed, ta nvU. Idaho Russet Burbanks, U S . I\o. 1. very few sales. ?!.5og 1.52U; Colorado Bed McClures, u. s No l buriap sacks, S1.90; North Dakota Col blcrs. U. S. No. 1, 31.25; new- stockSteady: supplies modcraSc, demand llsht: bushel crates, Florida Bliss Triumphs. U. s. No. 1. {civ sales. SI.9332. This Week's Safety Lesson One of a series of 15 to be broadcast over KGLO by the £ Clausen-Worden post of the American Legion each ^ Thursday evening. Mason City high school students will draw on this material for weekly classroom discussions. SPEED, RESTRICTED ZONES By E. A. Conley, Assistant Highway Patrol Chief LESSON No. 5 Why is It that so many lives are being needlessly sacrificed each year on pur highways. This question is asked many times every day. Why? Because, we are all vitally interested in this accident problem. We realize this danger effects us alL We would Eke to do something about it. I really believe the solution of this problem is within our power. However, we seem to ltfok at it in rather a fatalistic manner. We feel that we are more or less immune to the dangers that exist, that nothing will happen to us. We are good drivers. We -would laugh if someone would predict that we would be involved in an accident today because we really believe that we are good drivers and that we comply with all of the safety requirements. We continue driving down the road with one hand on the -wheel and at a high rate of speed. No, nothing is going to happen to us. It is the other fellow who is going to have the accidents, the other fellow who does not comply with the law, the other fellow who is a poor driver. But who is this other fellow? This other fellow is you and I and every other person who operates a motor vehicle on the highways. Exaggerated Opinioiu We think we are good drivers but statistics prove that'nine out of every ten persons involved in motor vehicle accidents never were involved in one before. It is true that only 10 per cent of our motorists are ever involved in accidents, but remember this, this 10 per cent keeps shifting and unless we use proper caution, we may find ourselves in this group. In checking the driving ability of a large number of self-styled good drivers it .has been found ·that they have developed a number of little habits in their yeais of driving, which singly may seem to be of a harmless nature but collectively and committed continuously contribute in a large measure to the dangers that already exist on our highways' today. Dangerous Little Habits If motorists could be made to realize the dangerous situations these little habits create, I am sure they would hasten to correct them at once. Or must we learn the hard way, by being involved in a bad accident? In talking to many victims of motor vehicle accidents, they will usually reply, I don't know how it happened. No, they do not know, because they never thought that it would ever happen to them. Speed is one of the worst contributing factors in the cause of motor vehicle accidents and by far the highest contributing factor in the cause o£ fatalities, yet when one of these speed demons is stopped by a highway patrolman they feel very indignant and give the impression that they have been needlessly stopped. Their first remark will be: "There is no speed law in Iowa." The patrolman will answer: "The law does not specify any number of miles an hour but it does require that you drive in such a manner that you have your car under control at all times." Motorist Will Argue The motorist will reply that he had his car under control, that he is a safe driver, that he has never been involved in an accident and it is almost impossible to convince him that he is creating a'danger- ous hazard by his fast driving. Some drivers think It is a demonstration of skill to drive fast, take corners at a high rate of speed, to cut in and out of traffic and to pass everything on the road. "Accident Facts," published in 1936 says, in one sense, every motor vehicle accident occurs because a motor vehicle, some other vehicle or a pedestrian is traveling too last for conditions. The higher the speed, the worse the accident and over 50 miles an hour one accident ic 11 is fatal. Anyone who believes that he has his car under control doing 80, 70 or even fiO miles an hour has a very exaggerated opinion of his or her own ability. I honestly believe that anyone operating a motor vehicle over 50 miles an hour is operating that vehicle in a reckless manner! If you wish to contribute to highway safety, eliminate speed from your driving habits. MATINEE TO BE GIVEN SATURDAY "Gondoliers" To Be Presented for Children;' For Adults Tuesday Students of Holy Family and St. Joseph parochial as well as those of the 13 elementary and junior high schools will have the opportunity Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock to take a trip to the Italy of two centuries ago--the Italy of romantic gondoliers and moonlit canals as they listen to the lilting strains of the Gilbert-Sullivan operetta, "The Gondoliers," at the high school auditorium. Presented by the vocal students of Mason City high school under the musical direction of Miss Eilen M. Smith and dialog direction of Miss Mary Sherman, the operetta offers an amusing plot, brilliant as well as authentic costumes and an able cast and chorus. The operetta is in two acts, the setting for the first on the Piazet- ta in Venice, and the second, the pavilion in the Palace of Barataria with an interval of three months between the two. The story concerns the complications which ensue before the real identity of the King of Barataria is established. Marco and Guiseppe Palmier!, "the pink and flower of the Gondolier!." played by Lee Lusted and Clark Sweetser, discover that one of them is the King of Barataria and consequently married to Casilda, daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Plaza- Toro, played by Bill Wright and Jane Satter. This discovery comes, however, just after the marriage of Marco to Gianetta, played by Wilma Walters, and Guiseppe to Tessa played by Joan O'Neil. Virginia Bringolf in the role of Casilda, hears this news with equal dismay for she is secretly in love with Roger Larson as Luiz, drummer boy of her father. Horses for Sale 20 head of good work horses weighing . from 1 7 200 to 1,600 pounds. Also 3 saddle horses. OSWALD STRAND MANLY, IOWA Local Jews Send Wire to Chamberlain A telegram protesting against the proposed repudiation of tha Zionist movement by the British government was sent Friday to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain by the Jewish Community in Mason City. The decision to send the telegram v/as made at a meeting of the Jewish Community Center Thursday evening. Following is the telegram sent to the English premier: "Protest proposed repudiation Balfour declaration. Implore British honor Jp.wry's hopes." The telegram was signed by tha Jewish Community, Mason City, Rabbi Katz, Sam Raizes, president, congregation, and Robert Glazer, president, Zionist organization. Knudson One of Ten Introducing Act to Establish Council Representative H. M. Knudson o£ Cerro Gordo county was one ol ten legislators who introduced a joint resolution asking creation of an Iowa state agricultural and industrial research, council, to be appointed by the governor. The resolution was introduced Feb. 25 and seeks to obtain an appropriation ot $20,000 for such a group. -- WANTED -HIDES and WOOL HIGHEST PEICES PAID W« Al50 Buy Wool t Any Time ot Year CARL STEIN 311 Blilh Si. 3. W. CLOSING OUT PUBLIC SALE Owintr to the death of Mr. Johnson, I will sell at Public Auction on mrr?, 1 ?,^! 6 ^' 5 WeSt ° n No ' 9 and ^ mile south of Manl y «"» TUESDAY, MARCH 7--11:30 O'CLOCK 71 -- HEAD OF LIVESTOCK -- 71 High Grade Dairy Herd of 21 High Testing Cow* This Herd has been supplying- the Johnson Dairy at Manly (milk T° B te ]"! akfast del « f e r y and stores) for seven years. Recently 3 HOKSES-- Bay BeWinp, K years old, wt. about 1200 Ibs; bay e l n wt " about 120 ° lbs ' : z year ° Ifl bay mare 5Z CATTLE-- 9 Jersey cows; 13 Guernsey cows; 3 Brown Swiss cows; Hoistein cow (with Guernsey test); 8 Guernsey heifers, coming 2 years old; 9 Guernsey last summer heifers; 5 Guernsey neifers (fall calves); 3 Guernsey heifers (winter calves); 2 year old Guernsey bull. .17 HOGS-- 16 Poland China brood sows to farrow In April. All cholera immune; Poland-China boar. 6 DUCKS SSr ts^ 1 *" 1 * ,? 00 1ushels S 0 " 1 ' ° ats : about 300 bushels com; about 20 tons sitaee; 10 tons alfalfa hay; 5 tons wild hay; nuanUty of wheat; about 10 tons soy fcean hay ^ .·*"..*· FARM MACHINERY, TRACTOR, CAR, Etc-- Allis-ChaJmerg tractor cultivator; W-C 2-bottorn tractor plow; 16 In.; tractor disc, la foot. International; International hay loader, nearly new; International mower, 5 ft. cut, nearly new; I. H. C. majnure spreader, good condition; 4-section flexible harrow; I. H. C. corn planter, with fertilizer attachment, 120 rods wire; 8 foot Deering binder side delivery rake; dump rake; eang plow, 12 in.; disc harrow! a tt.; John Deere 2-row horse cultivator; John Deere 1-row horse cultivator; I. H. C. endgate seeder, like new, with grain s«ed attachment; Stoughton manure spreader; 1936 Chevrolet Master Tourine Sedan; W-C Allis Chalmers tractor, 2 years old, in good condition; 36 in. nearly new wagon box; steel wheel truck wagon, almost new; wooden wheel truck wa«;on; 4 wheel trailer with good tires; saddle; hay rack; bob sled wilh box; li/. h. p. Fairbanks Morse gas engine; i/ 3 h. p. Brig e s Stratlon gas engine; 4 slat corn cribs; set backpad harness; set Concord harness; 5 horse col- e 1 ?; S - e « f ' ynets : ° u burning tank heater; 2 portable hog houses, o £ S n ce Bosts: 2 s P° ol s barb wire; electric fence charger, i NO. 17 DeLaval cream separators; milking machine, almost new, equipment for 20 cows with electric motor; a. quantity of "i? 05 * 5 6 ^ ; . other «Ucles " numerous to mention. : Those desiring credit make arrangements with clerk be- Carl M. Shcimo, Auct. MRS. VERN JOHNSON Manly State Bank, Clerk v; My mother-in-law and I have been real pals since I bought that TWIN POWER "101" MASSEY-HARRIS tractor. You see, I get my work done jnuch quicker and better, and I have more time to spend at home with my wife. On Saturday evening we have our work all done early and we're on our way to town while the sun 13 still high. But our neighbors, using the old-type slow tractors, are still working in the fields. Another" thing--I give(t: the additional savings in fuel cost to my wife to spend as ''^ she pleases. For Sale--Son-el team coming: * and 5, wt. 3300. One team of roan colts. One 30 by 50 Wood Bros, thresher and one 24 by 36 Wood Bros, thresher, both In excellent condition. Also other used threshers.' One WC Allis-Chalmers tractor, cultivator and plow, one year old, CLARENCE HALVERSON .WOOD BROS., MASSEY-HARRIS and NEW IDEA dealer 320 South Federal Ave Mason City

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