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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 17 Hj 1937 LIVESTOCK TREND POINTS HIGHER HOGS MOVE UP ON EASY MART Cattle Gain 25 Cents Over Some Classes; Hog Run .' Off 10,000 in Week. CHICAGO, (.P) -- Livestock prices continued to point upward Wednesday after figures on receipts showed supplies still were not up to expectations, particularly in the hog and cattle markets. .Hogs were unchanged to 10 cents higher, the top rising an-, other 5 cents to $10.40. Some heavy butchers showed an even better over night advance. Cattle were unchanged to as much as 25 cents higher although only good' to prime medium weight and heavy steers scored the outside advance. Cattle buyers resisted sharply higher asking prices generally, taking the rank and file at ?8 to 512. Choicest beeves on hand sold up to the .$14.50 top. Vealers' lost another 25 cents. The hog' run, \vhile only 2,000 below expectations, was 10,000 head -Jess than a week ago. The cattle supply also was 2,000 head short of the estimate. There was no noticeable improvement in the dressed meat ... trade, however. Beef carcass and pork loin' wholesale quotations were virtually unchanged. "The lamb market was under pressure from buying interests that were bidding unevenly lower most of the session. · · · Local Livestock FERMENTED MALT LIQUORS AND DISTILLED SPIRITS MALT LIQUORS MILLIONS OF SBLS. IZ MONTHLY CONSUMPTION (TAX PAID WITHDRAWALS) SOURCE* U S TREASURY CCPAHTMtHT DISTILLED SPIRITS MILLIONS OF GALS. 12 Hog Markets S 8.aU- B.BU 3 9.05- 9.35 9.35- 9.GS MASON CITY-- For Wednesday H O G S Five cents higher. Good llRht lights ... J40-150 S 7-40- 7.70 Good HpVit lights ... 15D-ICO S 7.90- 0.20 Good J)fihts ......... 1GQ-17Q Good lights ......... 110-180 Good light butchers 1BO-200 . .. Good light butchers 200-220 S 0-55- 9. 80 Good me, wt. butch. 220-250 5 9-55- 9-85 Good me, wt, butch. 250-270 S 9.55- 9.85 Good me. Wl. bulch. 270-290 S 0.55- 9-»5 Good heavy -butchers 290-325 S 9,45- 9,75 Good heavy butchers :t25-330 S 9.35- 9.G5 Good heavy butchers 350-400 S 9.20- 9.50 Good packing sows . 275-350 5 M,05- 9.35 Good heavy sows ... 350-425 ,? 8.85- 9.15 Good big heavy sows 425-5UO 5 8.B5- 8.95 Good big heavy sows 500-550 S 8. 45- 8-75 (The above is a 10:30 truck hog market lor pood and choice hogs. The d i f f e r e n c e in price is lor short and long haul ho^sj UATTLB Choice to prime s.ecrs .. Good to choice steers .. Fair to Eood steers ...... Low grade steers ........ Choice to prime yearling. 1 ; Good to choice ycarltnps Fair to good yearJfngs , Common to fair yearlings Good to choice heifers . . Fair to good heifrca .... Common to fair heifers .... v u.w- ~-. uu Choice to prime cows ...... s 5.00- 5.15 Good- to choice cows ...... 5 4.50- 5.00 Fair to Kood cows ...,..*..., Fair to good cutters ,, ,',,, Common to fair cutters ...». Fair to EQod canners -Common to fair canners .... ¥ 2,50- 2.75 Good to choice bulls ...... 3-1.00-5,00 Light bulls .. ................ 54.00 Calves, £d. to choice 330-130 5 6.00- 7.00 Calves, mcd. to gd. 130-lflO 5 3,50- 6,00 Calves, infer, to fid. 130-190 ? 3.50-d'wn L.AMBS Lambs, gd. to choice 70-9D S 7.2n- 9.=iO Lambs, mcd. to Rood 70-90 Lambs, fr. to medium 70-90 Lsmbs, common ............ - . ^callings, fid. to Ch. 70-90 $ 5.00- fi.OO yearlings, medium to good $ 4.00- 6.00 yearlings, fair to medium $ 3.00- 4.00 yearlings, culls ..... . ....... $ 2.00- 2,50 Nativo ewes, good to choice S 2,00- *.00 Culls, ewes ............... .. * 1.00- i.50 Bucks ____ . ......... , ....... $ i.OO- 2.00 Wethers, 2 year olda ........ $ 5.00* 6.00 Wethers, old ................ S 3.00- S.OO Buck lambs $1 lows. fSlo dock on Iambs, Quotations subject to market fluctuations. $10.00-11.00 $ 7.00- 9.00 $ 5.50- 7.00 3 4.flfl- 5.00 $ 8.50- 9.50 3 6.50- 8.00 $ 5,00- 6,50 5 1.00- 5,00 S 7.0L' 8,50 S 5.00- G.50 S 3.50- 5.00 'S 4.00- 4.30 5 3.50- 4.00 5 3.00- 3.50 S 2,75- :J,OQ . . $ 7.25- 8.25 5 4.25- 7,25 -1.25 down CHICAGO LIVESTOCK ( W e d n e s d a y M a r k e t ) CHICAGO, (Try-- tU. S, department of agriculture)-- 11OG5--18,000, including 5,- 00f direct; steady .to 10 cents hifiher t h a n Tuesday's average; heavy butchers up more in instances; top, $10.40; b u l k , good and choice 180-350 Ibs,, S10.151f 10.35; comparable HO-1BO Ibs.. mostly $9.35® 10.30; good sows largely $9.355 9.T5, CATTLE--S.OOO, calves, l.SOO; fed steers anrf yearlings unevenly steady to 25 cents higher; mostly sleady to strong; medium weight and weighty steers grading Rood t o prime showing most advance; m a r k e t only fairly active, however; buyers resisting sharply higher asking prices; largely $ a 13; 12 market on rank and file \villi order buyers a l i t t l e more in I crested in kinds selling at $12 upward; top. 514.MI, paid for 1,241 Ib. ind 1,400 lb.. averages; heifers active; strong to a little higher; most heifers J3 down lo 57; common kinds at $5.75(i7 very active; outs t a n d i n g weighty heifers up to $12.25 no criterion of general trade; cow."; slow, steady; bulls weak; venters 25 cents lower at SOffiO.SO with light offerings S7??8, SHEEP--fl.OOO, including 200 direct; fat Inmbs trading very slow; early Indications around steady with most early bids unevenly lower; sheep steady; one double heavy weight led western ewes, ?6.25: bulk, OMAHA LIVESTOCK OV«clti«sday Mark Pis) OMAHA, (/**}--U. S. d e p a r t m e n t oE agriculture-- HOGS G.OflQ; Including 500 direct; sleady to 2Sc higher; top $9,35; 200 to 350'!bs. $9,75S?9.R5; 1BO to 200 Ibs. $9.GO^ ?.BO; 160 to 1RO Ib.s. $9.25^9,70; 140 to IfiO Jbs, $8.fi5fi3.!iD; J20 to 1X0 Ibs. $G,7j"S.a.7:3; pigs S6.5nrt8,50; sows $9.2Sfig,35, CATTLE 4.000; calves 500; bidding lower; asking slonrfy to stronger; steers $7.65 17.14; heifers $13.10 down; cows SfKr 7; cutters £I.35f!'4.. l 0; bulls $5.73fi 6.25; veaTor top Sift. S H E E p 7.300: lamb undertone weak: a s k i n g stronger; bulk $10.25^10.40 and above. ST. T'ATJI, LIVESTOCK ( W e d n r s d a y M n r k r l ) SOUTH ST. PAUL, /?,-- (U. S. department of a g r i c u l t u r e ) -- CIATTI.f: -- 2,100; most classes opening about sle.idy;' some early bids weaker, but asking price* strong; medium and good fed steers around 38,10; few choice heavyweights. ^12.23: h u l k m e d i u m prartns down to 57; mast heifers held around 55.50^7.75."bulk beef cows. $5fir*6; low cutters and cutters. $3.50#4.50; majority sausage bulls, $5.250)5.75; siockers and feeders sleady; m e d i u m and goort fed feeders, Sfifl.? 25- calves. 3,200. vealers steady to weak; early bulk, SR«9; choice selt'cU. $9.50 or more; culls down to about s-1. HOGS -- fi.500; o p e n r n c about steady- cood and choice, 200-335 lb.=., $9.70 f,\ E) B3 · top, $3.85; paid mostly for 230-2M lb · 280-360 lb., $9.65*79.85: lfi|)-2nf Ih S!) nOCT 3,10; 140-160 ]b:. SR.R^*r9,RO; mosllv $9 and Tip; 120-J40 lb,. 58.25W9 or more; bulk Good sows. Si),45; average cost Tuesday. S9.fifl: weight, 210 lb. snEKP-^,000; no. early acllon on fat "nmbs; indications around steady sl^iiRli- ler ewes scarcn; luilk to choice lambs Tuesday, t9.75firio.35. K A N S A S riTV IJVr.STOCK W « c l n r » ! n y M n r h r U ) - . * K A N S A S CITY, «p--U, S. department Bf a g r i c u l t u r e -HOGS r no dlrrcts; very Blow; buyers, resisting hifiher asking Prices; MIDWEST HOGS Hog prices on midwest markets Wednesday: WATERLOO --Hogs, 5 cents higher. Good to choice, 140-150 Ibs., $1.45t7.75; 150-1GO Jbs.. S7.95S.25; 160-110 Ibs., ?E1.55 f/8.85; 170-180 Jbs,, $9.20619.50; 180-200 50fa 9,BO; 200-290 Ibs.. $£GOW9,90; 290- !bs., S9.5Qip9.8Q; 325-350 Ibs., $9.40^ 9.70; packing' sovs, 275-350 Ibs., $9 10it tMO; 350-425 Ibs., S3.95ft9.25; 425ti550 IDS., ,00ffr9,10, C C D A R R A P I D S -- G o o d h,0gs. 140-130 Ibs., $7,60ig7.90; 150-160 Ibs.. S8.10fti8.-10: 1GQ-170 Ibs., S8.60ff8.90; 170-180 Ibs.. $9.20 S 9.50; 180-200 Ibs.. 39.51)^9.80; 200-325 Jbs., $S.70tf?9,95,* 325-350 (bs., $9.505? 9.80; good packers, 275-350 Ibs., $9.05«9,35; 3rin- -12S Ibs., S8.90fj79.20; 425-300 Ibs., ?a.75iQ! 9.05; 500-550 Ibs., $8.601) 8.90. AUSTIN'--Hogs lOc higher; good to choice 180 to 200 Ibs. $.9,40fii9.70; 200 to 290 Ibs, $9.GOtf79.9Q: 290 to 325 Ibs. $9.M1«; 0,80; 325 lo 350 Ibs.. S3.40-fT9.75; packing sows good 275 to 550 Ibs. S8.D5Ti9,50. C O M n i N K D H O G UECKIFTS DES MOINES, (fP)--\?, S. department of agriculture-Combined hog receipts at 22 concen- (ration 'yards and 9 packing p l a n t s located in inlerlor Iowa and southern Minnesota for ilie 34 hour period ended at B a. m. Wi-dnesday were 15.300 compared with 24,000 a week apo and 10,GOO a year ^!40. Five to lOc h i g h e r than Tuesday's average; undertone moderately active at advance; loading indicated some heavier. Quotations /allow: Light lights 140 to IGO Ibs. i;ood and choice SS.tOtfTa.90; light w e i g h t s IGO to 180 Ibs. $8.8Qfr"9.70: IfiO to 200 Ibs. S9.G557 9,0n; medium weights 200 to 220 Ibs. 59.75^10,15; 220 to 250 Ibs. $9.75(i 10.15; heavy weights 250 to 290 Ibs $9.75#riD.15t 290 to 350 Ibs. S3.GOffilO.05; packing sows 275 lo afifl ibs. good, SD 30fl EJ.GQ; 3,0 to 425 Ibs, S9.10g9.40: 423 to 55Q Ibs, S91?9,25, scattered, sales, steady- to 5c higher t h a n Tuesday's average; largely : to traders; fiood to choice 130 lb. up 59.85^10- early top S10; 140 to 180 lb, $9!?9.8;;: =ows $9 J5 4T9.-IO; few $9.50; slock pips 57.50 down, C A T T L E 3000, calves- f l O O : k i l l i n g classes, steady to strong in a rather .slow trade, with buyers resisting stronger ask- mp prices; venters and calves steady* ·itockers and feeders, u n c h n n e e d ; early sales medium and cood fed steers S8/?i! ID; good liRhtwicht Colorado held at $11* few medium hclfcrs j6.5Dff7.5a; few loads tjood fed heifers hold UP lo 59 and above- butcher cows £4.75/fr5,73; odd beef cows up to $5.50; loiv cutters and cutters $.125 ffM.2, 1 ): poor! to choice vcalcrs $7.50^19^0- few to city butchers Sir). S H E E P a.flon; opening Bales lambs, weak lo 2.1c lower; .some late bids o f f more; sheep ssifJfl; early sales lamb" lo packers $3.flflfr? 10.25; some choice lots held above 510.50. T.lVfcSTOCK FOUECAST CHICAGO. fVP^Offtdal estimated receipts Thursday: Cattle, 6,000; hogs I B 000; sheep, ft,000. Representative Sales I V K SAI.ES CHICAGO, m --(U. S. d e p a r t m e n t of aK- ncnltnre)--Representative sales Wednesday: ITeavy-- 72 .144 21 2.00 57 ·2S6 62 2.19 Mediums-- fiB 245 14 B2S 72 2I!I 83 -210 HOOS IMshls- 1 56 ItUO 10.40 t!I7 inn 172 10,351 IB - , Ifia ILicht Lichls. 1040] R9 151 10.251110 143 10 n Steers 22 20 20 20 21 54 2fi in 22 12 1!) 25 11)74 12511 H41 1221 1122 I3.H 330 1375 12K4 10B2 1140 1046 10.10] CATTI.B I Heifers-' S14.50J 2fi !)3S H.Sfll 24 B32 14.5I)| 29 14.401 28 14..1SI 21 14.10'Cows -12.30 H 11.50 22 10, SO 1 23 H.751 54 ».25| 27 8. OP, fi2 7.i4 BI54 072 1297 1203 118S 1072 OS.1 854 Colorado*--· 81 89 21!) 07 2.1H 91 , 202 B7 Fed Westerns 72 22D 212 241 S I I K E P [Natives-- SIO.SO; 1'S 10.50J O 10.3I5I 48 10.25! 61 I Ewes- B9 93 91 10.CO] !)2 ln.r,n in 11.1 104 121 124 , 10,25 10.30 JO 20 n.nn 9.SO 12.25 3.00 7.50 6.50 ·7.50 7.00 S.50 .i.5fl 4.50 4.00 10.50 10.35 10.25 10.00 6.25 KM 5.SO 500 Miscellaneous C H I C A G O POTATOES (Wectnr*(Tay M a r k e t ) CHICAGO, W)_(U. S. department of agrieuliiirci--Folnlnci--72, on track. 3ln lotal U. S. shipments, tlS; old slock' western slock- sleady, northern slocfc s tchtly weaker, supplies, demand slow; sacked, a cwl., Idaho Ru^et Bur banks. U. s. No. 1. S3,35?? 3,71) accordmr to she and quality; U. S. No. 2, 52 SO- Colorado Red McClurcs, U. S. No. 1 S3 IS S/'3.30; Russet Bui-banks, U. S. No 1 tt.30ff3.Xi; Wisconsin Round Whiles.' u' S' ?' ,J' '"·'I® 2 60 : Michigan Russet flurals, U. S. No. l, S2.40. New stock, U. S. No. I, slightly weaker. U. S. Na · steady, supplies lihernl, demand slnw : track sales less man carlots. bushel crates, few Florida Bliss Triumphs. U S "ale 1 ' "· !JOf|1 · M ; U ' S ' N °- =· »1.» « Ill Serious Condition. LUVERNE--Fred Legler suffered a severe heart attack, at nis home Friday afternoon and is still in a serious condition. He is 82 years old and a l t h o u g h not rugged- was able to go to town almost every day this winter and call on his old acquaintances for a chat about old times, , WHEAT VALUES MOSTLYHIGHER Offerings of New Crop's Futures Relatively Scarce. CHICAGO,. (IP)--Despite' transient setbacks to 4 cents under the season's top price record, Chicago wheat values Wednesday ruled mostly higher, especially in the late 'dealings. Offerings of new crop wheat futures here were relatively scarce, September in particular, with reports of soil drifting more numerous. Late estimates were that export business in afloat Canadian wheat Wednesday totaled 1,500,000 bushels. At the close, ,v;heat was u n c h a n g e d to Ta cent higher compared with Tuesday's finish. May. Sl.n.VAifcl.anai; July. St. It'A W'1.18?i; corn. Hii cents lower to 3 .\ cent higher; May. sl.OB'BlM.flB'/a; July. Sl.O-t-fr' 1.04!;,: oats unchanged to !'n cent up. and provisions varying from 2 cents decline to 5 cents gain. C H I C A G O CASH G R A I N OVednudiy M a r k e t ) CHICAGO, r.-l'i--Cash wheat: No. I dark hard, S1.41; No. 2 red. $1.4l 1 A; No. 2 hard. SI.40; No. 5 mixed. 51.38. Corn--No. 5 mixed, SI.08: No. 3 yellow. $1.11«1.12!4: No. 4 yellow. $1.07 ft fi 1 l.ltP/i: No. 5 yellow. Sl.OS'ifrT 1.06/ a ; No. 3 white. Sl.H'.i; No. 4 white. S1.12TO 1.1314; No. S white, 51.U7145J1.09; sample grade. $1.01 iff 1.03V*. Oats--No. 2 white 53 cereal: No. 1 white. KW Cj55; No. 2 white. 52(75314: No. 3 white, 521',«53: No. 4 w h i t e , S3; sample grade, 5014^53. ·No rye. Barley, feed, 82; feed ruloled 3d cents to S I ; malting. Sl«71.4fi nom. Timothy peed, ses?6.25 a cwt.; new, $5.7!iff6 a c w t . Clover Reed. *2ai7.13 a cwt. Lard tierces 12.27; loose 11.67; bellies 1G.OO. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Wednesday No. 3 yellow shelled corn $1.06',! No. 4 yellow shelled corn S1.04V4 Ear corn 97c White oats No. 3 .49c Barley 60-SOc Soybeans, No. 2 yellow . . . $1.45 W E D N E S D A Y G R A I V CLOSE CHICAGO. ((F)-WHEAT-- Hich Low Close May J1.36". $l-34',i Sl.M'A July i.ian \.m;,4 Sept l.l.VS l.Hli l.ll'l COnU- May, new .... l.nsis 1.07TJ l.flS'.i May, old 1.1,6 July, new .... I.fMli, 1.03% 1.04 1.021/4 I.Olli ]!rj2 July, old Sept OATS-May ; July Sept. SOY May .444'. BEANS-- 1.58 J u l y RYF-May .SO'.i .44'.', .4111 July Sepl BARLEY-May LARD-Mar May July Sepl BELLIES-May ; July . 1.1)1(4 -.93 ..12.42 ..12,72 1.11'4 1.03'« 12.82 13.07 1.S714 1.56 V, 12.37 ]2.fi7 12.B7 13.17 16.35 16.55 MINNEAPOLIS ORA1N ( W e d n e s d a y M a r k e t ] MINNEAPOLIS. IIP, S4 cars; l cent lower; No. 1 heavy dark northern spring (iO Ibs. Sl.S71irri 1.6411: No. 1 dark n o r t h e r n spring 59 Ins. SI.SIHif?^i; 5H Ibs. $l.S5»lfl 1.62*1: fancv No. 1 hard Mrmlnna 14 per cent protein Sl.413a«n M!)^; eradc of No. I darlc or. No. I hard Monlana w i n t e r SI.41^1^1.4.1^1; hard amber d u r u m No. 1. Sl.r.os?I.CT; No. I red d \ i r n m tl.A5fil.ari. Corn: No. 3 yellow Sl.lT'.ytfi l.1n~. Oats: No. 3 while sl.4! Stock List NEW YORK STOCKS (fty The Associated Press) Closing Quotations 33 27V. Al Ch Dye 23S Am Can IOS',4 Am Srn t Rcf 92 Am S\lg Rcf S2H Am Tel r T 179 Am Tob B U6 Am Wat Wk-s iSli Anaconda 57^» At eh T «; S F 7S Auburn A u t o 321a Aviation Corp S'A Bait ft Ohio ·"· Barnsdall Benttix Aviat Belh Steel Borden Borg Warner R2 Can D G Ale3ll Cannd Pac Ifi 3 .\ C N W 5',i C Gt West 31'. C M St P P 2 = i C R I P 21-, Chrysler 132V. Col G El !7V. Cmwllh Sou 3'/« Con Edison 14^s Con Oil iii'i Con Can 62 Cont Oil Del 45 Corn Prorf G Curflss WriRht 7V' Deere Co 127 Deer Co pf 30 Du Pont m Gen Elec Gen Foods Gen Mot Gillette Goodyear Hudson Mot Illinois Cent Fnt Her vest Int Nick Ciin Int Tel T coil 67 « 40Vj 2214 23". 104'.i 1514 Johns Manv 14614 Kre.sEc Lib O F Gi 281. Maytag 14'A McK ii R KVa Mid Cont Pet 31^ MnotROm W fi:i% Morrell Co 4R Nash Kclv 23^ J\ r at Biscuit 3114 Casl n 35V-. Nat Dairy Pr 24'/2 Nat Distill 27?; Nat Pow i: I. 12'i N Y Central 44% Northern Pac Slli Oliver Farm SRV'a .Packard Mot 12 Param Pict 2GH Penney Penn R R Phillips Pet Radio Key Tob B Sears Rood Shell Union Socony Vac Sou' Pacilic Std Brands Std Oil Cal Std Oil Tnd Std Oil N J Stew Warn Studebaker swirt Co Texas Covp Tex Gulf Sill 401,1 Timk Roll B 7n4 Un Carbide Un Pacitic Unit Airc United Corp United Drug U S Hid Al U S R u b b e r U S Steel i n n Warner Pict LIV* West Un Tel 17 West El Si lit US Woolworth ST 3 ,; Wrlglcy .tr 721S 100 1314 SUV. 12 4.814 72-|' 13 'A Iflii 27',, 10914 30V'« mi eoy. CHICAGO STOCKS Cities Service 41'. f l c i l m a n n Br 101* FCrttz Drue 151'. Kellosa: Sivll !(!'.'. wihhy McNeil 14 Midwest Corp 14 3 .. Mi\tl Leather 2 taf Q u o t a t i o n s ) Natt Standard .1ST, N W Bancorp 14^ Quaker O.ils US Swift Co 27V. S w i l l lull 31% Utility Ind IV, Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO., Mason City Office In Baeley-BecU Bldg. Telephone No. 7. 7)Oll r JONES AVERAGE!! Ind; Rails UCi!'. ClofC 187.98 58.00 3S.15 Total Sales 2,550.000 CHICAGO STOCKS Butler Bros 16*» Marsh Field 22 Cord Corp 5 NEW Y l Am Gas Xc El 4.1 Am Cyan B 3.1'A Am Su Pow 2^ Ark Nat G A 11 As G 4k Kl A 4 Can ' Marconi 4 Eislcr Elec 3?i El Bd Sh' Ford of Can Ford of. Enp; 514 tK CURB J l u d B M i- S 27'i H u m b l e Oil Kb Lockheed 1.11'n Niag Hud Po IS 3 .', Niles-Bem-P 47 1 ,* Pcnnroad Cp 4Tii Un Gas Co IV.', Un L ft raw 915 Utll P i: L Hi OSfAflA GRAIN' O i V i l n f j i l a y M a r k e t s ) O M A H A . r, Dark hard No, 1. tl.4lftl.41; Nn. J, $1.37; .sample Jiard Corn: \YHnvv No. 3. $1.20'4. Oals: Whitn No.'2. 5Ti!4c: No. 3. SI14C; Nn. 4. 5Jtj5414c: rnmTilc w h i l e Sll'.r. Rye and Barley: No satc.s reported. r « d n r « i l a r M a r k e t * ) NEW YOFIK. i/ri--U. s. honds closed: Tro.isilry 4V.s 47-52 110.32. Treasury 4s 44-54 114.3. Treasury 3%s 43-47 108.2. TrMKiiry 3!'.s -)f?--19 107.30. Treasury 3s 51-55 105.15. NEW YORK SlTiAFl (Wednesday M a r k e t ) NEW YOftK, liVi--Raw sucar unchanged a t 3,,55 for .spot. Future?. No. 3 July 2.G4: No. 4 July l.lfi',4 and Sepl. 1,1714, unchanged to 14 point lower. He- fined unch.nnecd. Directors Arc Rc-EIeclecl. BRICELYN, Minn.--At the annual business meeting ol the Bricclyn Farmers .Shipping association, the board nf directors, consistinc of Tom HclRcson, Art Anderson, M. H. Monson, .T. O. Hove and Julius Johnson were reelected. ;. N E W Alaska Jun Allcchcny Allicrl Stores Am Bank N Am For P Am Cry Sue Am C Fy Am Pow : LI Am Roll Mills Am Rn S A m c r Toh Co Armour AT Co Arm *= Co pr As Dry Goods All net Baldwin Loco Brines Mf Co Bcndix Budd M f R Co Burr Add Byers A M Caterpillar Tr Cer de P.isco Clies «: Oliio Clli Gt W pf CMStP.VP p£ Com - C r e d i t Com Solvents Co tit Motor Ctlrt-Wr Co A Dlst Cor Seag Doucl.ns Airc Eastman 1 Eaton Mfs Elec A u t o 1,11 Elec Pow A L Erie R n Co Fires T Ru Foster-Wheel Frepporl Te.v Gen Am Tr C.lidden Co Gohcl Gold Dml C3t Norlh Ore G r a h a m Pnific Gl Nar pf Houston Oil Hudson Mot Y O R K STOCKS 14Vn Hupp Mcnors 4% Intl Carriers ISTA Tndnst flayon 17 li Nash-Kel Co ,2Ai Lamborl Co Liq Cnrb Cp Loosc-W Bis Lorillarri Mack Truck Mathlc Alk .TOT', 67 Sli'.i 30V McLcilan Sirs 1SV. 33'A flla 57 23V. 13 l.T.i 814 21. rmii 16 . 30% 257, B3% fin!'. 7,t 1I.V4 43 2:1 101V Min, Mol im M K A: T Mo Pac Motor Prod No Amer No Am AvI Otis Steel Co Owen III Gl 16914 Packard Mot 12 Pnrk Ul Cop Pillsbury FI P l y m o u t h Proc Gnm P S of N J 49V. P u l l m a n non Pure Oil Co 21 P u r i t y Bakery 20!V K K O 9 = 1, R e a d i n K Co 4R!* Rem R a n d 2R% Rco Motors H I V SI Joseph Lrl 4DVj SimmoriK Co S.tli So Cal Edison 2H!i. Spcrry Corp 2214 St G fc E 131i Ti Wa As Oil 2l)'i U S Ind Ale 40 U S Smelter BRU Ulil P * LI A .T, V a n a d i u m 311/4 Union Oil 2K\', Un G it Imp 15'% Warren Bros fl% Wcsl'n Mylcl 1(11', Wesfn Union 77 Worth'n Pum 4rt'/ t Yellow Trk SR Y'nss S T 821i W O O L MATIKET ( W r i t n c s i l a y M a r k e t ) BOSTON, M1-- (U. S. department nf ao- r i c i l l l u r e ) -- Q u a n t i t i e s of combine % and % blood Ohio and s i m i l a r wools were offered Wednesday nt fl In 52 cent., in the Crease. Mills, however, were n o t interested at UICKO prices. In vl.:w of buyers' Indifference most houses were makinc litlle e f f o r t to close .sales on their limited slock on domestic greasy comhlnR wools. M I N N E A P O L I S FLOUR W e d n « d y M a r k e t ) MINNEAPOLIS. f/1l--Flour. carload lols, per harrcl in OS In. cotton saekj=- F a m i l y palcnl.r. iinchnnecri, $7.70Ti7.!)o; standard patent*. unchanged, {7.45^ Shipment Ifi.fl.lfi, Pure brsn W1831,50. Standard middlings J33«j;n.50. RAIL DEMAND BOOSTS STOCKS Low Price Specialties in Lead Also on Strong Market Trade. NEW YORK, ()--Demand for rails and low priced specialties distinguished a rising stock market-Wednesday. Pushing forward for fair gains were Central Foundry, Paramount, American and Foreign Power, International Telephone and Libbey, McNeill and Libbey. From the start buying shifted quietly from one group to another. Motor and merchandising issues kept the center of the sta^e at first and later were joined by steels and aircrafts. Early afternoon found attention focused on carriers. Up fractions to around a point were New York Central, Pennsylvania', Illinois Central, Santa Fe, Baltimore and Ohio and Delaware and Hudson. Gains of about as much were turned in by Chrysler,' Studebaker, Reo, Hudson, Montgomery Ward, U. S. Steel, Bethlehem, United Aircraft, Douglas Aircraft, Boeing, Sears Roebuck, North American and Anaconda. Losses running to a point or more were suffered by American Telephone, Republic Steel, General Motors, Goodrich and International Harvester. Low priced bonds were in demand. Grains were lower, cotton steady. The pound sterling and the French franc declined. Curb Market NEW YORK. (ff--Buyers and sellers nibbled at curb market shares in about even numbers Wednesday. Slight gains were scored by American Gas and Electric, Electric Bond and Shore, International Petroleum. Lake Shore Alines, Pan American Airways, United Verde, and United Gas. T r i f l i n g losses were recorded by Aluminum company, American Light and Tr.ic- lion. Cities Service, Min-gara Hudson Power, Pioneer Gold, «ind Wayne Pump, Tubfze Chalillon and Wilson Jones moved, up about 2 points. Bond Market NEW YORK, OF)--The speculative dcvi- ,.jon of the bond nttracled a sizable buying interest today in comieclion with improvement in the stock market trend. Low yield corporate issues revealed no d e f i n i t e swing in early trading. U. S. governments showed mixed movements, with a few of the higher coupon treasuries at moderate gains. There were a grealer number of losses, however, spread over the lower coupon treasuries and guaranteed loans. These ranged f r o m l-32d to 1-32ds o£ a point. Studubaker 6s outdistanced the m n E n body of i n d u s t r i a l convertibles by a r.-'p- ld rise of more t h a n 7 points In morn- Ing dcslitiGs. Youngslown Sheet Tube 3Va--i picked up a point. Junior rails showed a f a i r l y u n i f o r m tendency to improve. Bonds of BnJH- more : Ohio, Chlcapo North Western GreM Northern, Missouri P.icittc. New Haven, Frisco and Southern Railway found buyer, 1 ; at fractions to around a point above previous finals. Broad support in the carrier d i v i s i o n \vaft attributed lo a moderate ttpttirn in rail shares in conjunction with c u r r e n t optimism on t r a f f i c prospects. Loans of Chesapeake Corp.. Bethlehem Steel, Southern Pacific, Utilities Power · Lifiht and Western Union lost a l i t t l e {·round. Most ot the (orcipn groups held within narrow limits with the trend mi:ed. Produce MASON CITY--For Wednesday Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts IBc Heavy hens, 5 Ibs. and over ..12c Under 5 ibs. . 8c Stags, 5 Ibs. and over l i e Stags, under 5 Ibs. 7c Cocks .. 6c All No. 2 poultry 4 cents less Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade 18-l!)c» Eggs, cash 17-18c» Butter, Iowa State Brand .... .40c Butter, Corn Country 39c Butter, Kenyon's 39 C Butter. Very Best 40c Butter, Brookfield 39c Potatoes, russets, peck 75c Potatoes, cobblers, peck . .. 52c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quDtationp were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO P R O D U C E ( W e t l o e s d a y M a r k e t ) CHICAGO. Im -- Butter -- 5,33!). f i r m creamery specials (93 score). rUfJJ.'Ur;^ extras 1921. Mil; extra firsts 130-31) 331;' firsts 1158-83). .WJSr32»l: standards (01) centralized cartels), :!3Vj, ERB»--fl.33B. steady: prices unchanged Poultry--Live, 37 trucks, stoany. prices unchanged. NF.«' YOHK PRODUCE ( \ V e i l t i e M l a y M a r k e t ) NEW YORK. f,T~ Eggs--.70.575. firm; mixed! colors, special packs. 24fT25: s t a n - dards. 23(4^2.1';; fir-sis. 22J,;«2.1: mediums. 21 !,: dirties. No. 1. 21!^: aver;,cc checks. 10^ 7 ii20: refrigerators, firsts -0 ff/21: seconds. inWTi i n f i , B i t t t n r -- 7.577. steady: prices unchanged. Cnccic-- IS7.154. f i r m ant! unchanged. ch rnnnncF. FUTURES M V n l n f j r U y S l a r k r l ) CHICAGO, i/ri-- D u l l e r f u l u r r s ol Slorare slanrtards. Frh., .T2 S 1: M .12'.',; Nov.. 3D. Ecg f u t u r e s : Fresh grader! firsts. Feb.. 21 "q; rcfriceralor slandards. Oct., 2Mi,. Potato futures: fdaho Russet*. 'March No. 1. S3. Ki: Starch, grade A. $3.81; April grade A, S3.00. Hides g u n l a t l n m F u r n i s h e d b y Well Inc.. S(l* Flflh Slrtet S o u l h w c . 54 DO H o r s c h l d w . ·OflEF.N BEEP HIDES Up lo 25 Ibs ................. oit- 25 10 45 Ibs. ................ ....... 7 c More than 60 'Ibs. ....... ,...,... . 7 c Bull hltfts ......................... '. S'/ic "Cured hides half cent more a pound. lOn above prices a cent hlcher to tvncOc*al* dealer* In wholese]* fou.l Visilnrs Frnm St. Tanl. VENTURA -- Dean Haps and A l i a s Hncs of St. Paul spent the week-end with their aunt, Mrs. MoIIie Dunlop. Martin to Direct Glimalene Company Sales in North Iowa J. V. Martin has been named to direct the Climalene company saies program in the Mason City market during 1937. In this activity Mr. Martin will work closely with the advertising staff of the Globe-Gazette, which this month opens one of the most extensive camp a i g n s i n t h e company's h i s - lory. J. V. MARTIN T h r o n g hout 1937 Mr. Martin will supervise the work of salesmen contacting retail grocery stores and will visit wholesale houses, helping them prepare for special sales promotion activities scheduled in this market. GETS 10 YEARS FOR CAR THEFT Clarence Blakesley, Local Youth, Sentenced to Reformatory. Judge T. A. Beardmore Wednesday sentenced Clarence Blakesley, 18 year old Mason City youth, to serve 10 years in the men's reformatory at Anamosa on a plea of guilty to County Attorney M. L. Mason's information charging him with larceny of a motor vehicle. Blakesley, with two 16 year old local -youths who have already been committed to the boys' training school, admitted taking or aiding in taking eight automobiles in and around Mason City. They also confessed to pilfering various articles from several other cars. The trio was apprehended by Mason City police, to whom they made their admissions. Mortgage Foreclosures Were Lower in 1936 Mortgage foreclosures in the year 1936 were lower t h a n for any twelve-month since 1330, the federal home loan bank board announced on the basis of its annual averages index. The indices, calibrated on 1926 as 100 per cent, give 274 for 1S36 and 235 for'1930. The main figure of 366 for 1935 compares with 370 for 1934, 3S5 for 1933, 382 for 1932, and 300 for 1931. On a monthly basis, the index- increased from 235 in November to 268 in December, 1936, but foreclosures last December were 12 per cent lower than those in the corresponding 1935 month. The rise in the December, 1936, foreclosure index over t h a t of November was attributed to sharp increases in the large cities of New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Elsewhere in the country, December foreclosures were practically the same as in November. iSfovc From Farm. S J RINGS ~Mr. and Mrs. Clifford and sons have moved from the farm one mile east ot town to the B. F. Wcscoat residence in Nora Springs. Lamson Brothers Marker Letter M A R K E T 11EVIE1V When--The w h c n t m a r k e t opened strong Wednesday ns forcian cables ivcrc much lilehcr t h n n duo on t h e Rood sized importations of by Germany nnd the Orient. It was reported ttml Germany took Uvo cargoes of Argentine, two c.iruoes ot Indian and Shanghai took A cari-o of A u s t r a l i a n wheat. A f t e r the early strength our market WMS subject to pressure and declined about 2 cents only to stape a substantial rally later in the day. .Inly and September were much firmer than the May. The Eoi'crnment wralhi-r report said t h a t the eastern half of Kansas has a b u n d a n t top soil moisture hut t h a t u-ejtcrn Kansas is rtccid- trfly too dry. The crratlr. action of Wednesday s market suggests t h a t a t r a d i n g position may be best for (lie moment \vilh a careful avoidance of sharp price advances. CORN -- Corn declined m a t e r i a l l y Wednesday, n moderate amount of liquidation ,coming in with stop loss orders being factors in the decline. The Argentine corn crop is now ripening satisfactorily, according to reports. Cash prices were steady to 1 cent Tower. Industries nought !ho yellow corn and shippers nought (he while, presumably for the mills. Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted hv j A. [U. SCHANKE CO. 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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 rapily living as they now do. After buying a. smalt group theater in Cape Cod as a lark, Joel promptly forgets about it. Janet goes east alone for a visit. Because Joel is not with her, by the time Janet has reached New York, it Is widely rumored that a divorce was Imminent. Janet and Martha, an old friend, go to -Cape Cod to see the Little Theater and stop with Mary Carlefon, wardrobe mistress and scenic designer of the theater. NOW GO ON WITH THE STORY CHAPTER 23 . Mary Carleton licked the edge of the knife with which she had been frosting a cake. She looked at the clock and calculated whether she had time to make her potato salad. She had to stop at the Berwicks and pick up a high-boy for the set in the second act and she had promised little Mary Is nurse that she would run up the new sun suit on the sewing machine. She decided to let the salad go. Then she decided to let the sun suit go. It wasn't every day that a girl had a guest who was the wife o£ a screen sensation. Slicing the potatoes, she looked at her hands regretfully. They weren't any lilies, she reflected, and thought oE the creams and lotions on Janet's dressing table. She thought of Janet and all the other things Janet had. The lovely simple sports things, the soft cashmere sweaters, the white coat with the great collar of white fox, the clever little evening clothes. She tried to picture the house in Beverly Hills over which .Tanet was mistress. She tried to picture the furniture, the servants, the rugs and paintings but all she could think of was that there was money to pay for all those things. Money--the thing that separated her and her Leslie every winter. She sighed with envy. Dettly she swished the dressing ingredients around in a wooden bowl while visions floated before her eyes. Visions of herself, Mrs. Carleton, shopping on Hollywood boulevard, selecting smart little sports things with never an anxious glance toward the price tag. Visions of Mrs. Carleton in silver fox sweeping through lines of curious gapers at a Hollywood opening. Lucky, lucky Mrs. Paynter! Mrs. Paynter was a lamb. There were no airs, no pretenses about her. Mrs. Paynter had offered to stay with the baby when nurse had had to go to the dentist. Mrs. Paynter insisted on making the beds in the morning and helping with the supper dishes. And she seemed to like it. Mrs. Paynter, who had only to touch a button in her own house and have servants bursting out of all the doors to wait on her! Well, women were funny. Mary picked up the mixed salad and put it in the ice box. Janet folded the corner of her bedspread the way that her father had taught her to do it, as it was done in a hospital. She surveyed the placement of the pillows critically, pufted one a little higher and regarded her work. Martha sat in a wicker rocking chair and watched her. When Janet turned toward her, she would have masked the pity in her eyes. Janet didn't look at her. She went out into the hall and came back with a long-handled dust brush and worked hard for the next few minutes searching tor non-existent dust. "Don't you think we- should have some fresh flowers?" she asked, and looked toward the bright sweet peas in the little china holder. Martha said yes, she thought so. She knew that Janet wanted an excuse to go down to the garden and pick the flowers. She knew that Janet wanted to go to the market and buy a chicken [or their dinner. She knew t h a t Janet wanted to scrub the floors. She knew that Janet was playing house. That 'all the things her money had deprived her of, she was f i n d i n g by proxy in the home of another woman. And it made her heart ache. There was nothing Hint she could say. Slie f r i e d once to sound out Janet on her domestic life but .Tanet, fierce in her loyalty to Joel, would tell her nothing except tn touch upon the beauty of aer home and the competence with which it was run and how much Joel liked it. · "Why don't you and Joel get a little place back here?" she said on another occasion. "Then you would have it for a place to come to on your vacations." She didn't say i i was a place where Janet could come to be herself. Janet explained t h a t the studio didn". want them to have ties so far away from California. So much was expected of them, she said vaguely. And all that Martha could do was hope that J a n e t could be inveifilfict caul to see'her. Now t h a t she had her, she d i d n ' t w a n t her to go back to (he coast. Janet was the only affection that Marlh-i had and jshc hnrf a moth- er's heart for the girl, Janet had said she was going to stay only a fortnight but Joel, in his vague letters, had insisted that she stay on. He was not as impressed with the little theater as Janet had hoped Jie would be, but he was glad that she was enjoying herself and urged her to stay. At first his letters had been filled with little things that were lover- like. Little things about his missing her. He had nothing to do, he complained. He was doing a bit of swimming, had played bridge a few evenings and missed her like the devil. Then the letters had grown shorter, duller. This or that had happened at the studio. Toki had run the station wagon into the side of the garage and it was being fixed. He was thinking of putting a drive in back of the garage so that service cars Wouldn't have to use the-front drive. Was their bill at the fruiterer's 5112 or $212? . He couldn't find his sapphire studs. Why didn't she tell him he had no more blue shirts? Somebody wanted, to know if she were going to join the new French class started by one of the wives of a French star. He had gone down to Malibu to a party given by Carol Griest. He was assigned to play opposite the red-headed star in her next picture and he had gone down to talk it over. Vernon Chester was going to direct and he and Vernon had taken Carol to the boxing bouts the night before. They were the usual letters of any husband. They brought Janet back to him but not to Hollywood. That was something that she would have to do but she prolonged her visit because she did not want to end the peace and joy of this make-believe existence she was enjoying. ' I "Who's Carol Griest?" Martha asked her one day. Martha was reading a newspaper. "Good heavens, darling! Do you mean you haven't heard of the Glamorous One? She's a siren on the screen. The new school of sirens, Martha. She has humor and is, according to the magazines, a home-loi'ing girl. Why?" Martha said, "Oh, I just wondered." Then she took the news-' paper downstairs and burned it in the fireplace. Glamorous siren, was she? Well she didn't have anything her bairn' hadn t. Janet was to hear more of Carol Griest. Lisa Carey wrote her Lisa wrote frequently. Little disjointed notes of life in the picture colony and much in the manner of the columnists. ". . . when Bert and I went to the push at Plovers--you'd have hated it because you couldn't cut the air what with heavy perfume --imagine my surprise to see Joel! Griest acts as if she owns him, the ittle fool. We're getting a great laugh out of her performance. The gal is a hussy and stupid in the bargain. Everybody knows that JOEL adores you." Janet read that letter over and over again and decided to forget about its implications. Then. Joel wired her "COME HOME AT ONCE STOP I NEED YOU AND I LOVE YOU STOP KEEP THAT IN MIND AND PAY NO ATTENTION TO SILLY RUMORS STOP WIRE IMMEDIATELY WHEN YOU ARE LEAVING LOVE." TO BE CONTINUED Dixie Route Trains Back Into Service Announcement is made by E. H. Batchelder, g e n e r a l passenger agent of the Chicago and Eastern Illinois railway, that all Dixie route trains, temporarily discontinued because of flood conditions in the Ohio valley, have been restored to their normal schedules and route. The Dixieland, crack onc-night-out train to all Florida points was restored to service on Feb. 6, being detoured via Louisville until the line through Evansville could be opened. This has now been accomplished and now the Dixieland, Dixie Flyer and Dixie Limited follow the regular route from Chicago and St. Louis t h r o u g h Evansville, Nashville, Chattanooga and Atlanta to Jacksonville and all Florida points. Retired Businessman Buried. EAGLE GROVE--Funeral services for George E. Tracy, 80, retired businessman, were held at the Ktibitsdiek and Kastle'r funeral home Wednesday in charge of the Rev. J. G. Eaton, Baptist' minister. Burial was made in Rose Hill cemetery. He is survived by the widow, in Eagle Grove, and a son, Malcolm, in Minneapolis. Visit at Wells. LELAND--Mrs. Otto Nolle and son, Dale, left Sunday evening for Wells, Minn., to visit at the Leif loercer home. WE OFFER A M E R I C A N BUSINESS SHARES D I V I D E N D SHARES MARYLAND FUND QUARTERLY INCOME SHARES P r o v i d i n g Substantial Returns Maximum Diversification Active Marketability A. M. Schanke £r Company 208 Foresters B u i l d i n g Telephone 1300

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