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u MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE RECEIPTS DOWN TO 9,000 HEAD Cattle Prices Are Strong to 25 Higher on Meager Receipts Up to 20 Cents in Chicago Market CHICAGO, W-^ receipts . , that were smaller than expected boosted prices as much as 20 cents Monday. The cattle market was stronger to 25 cents higher on meager receipts were strong. and fat lambs (U. S. department agriculture) --Hogs 9,000; fairly active; mostly 10 to 20 cents higher than Friday's average; top $8.40; sparingly; bulk good and choice 170 to 230 Ibs $8.15-8.35; 240 to 270 Ibs., $7 858.15; 280 to 350 Ibs., butchers 57.60-7.85; good 400 to 550 Ibs., packing sows 57-7.25; light butcher kinds up to $7.40. Cattle 9,000; 1,000 calves, beef tonnage small; l i v e market stronger to 25 cents higher; mostly 25 cents up; killing quality medium to good; strictly choice and prime steers . absent; shippers competing; compelled to take middle grade in order to fill limited orders; largely $9 to $12 mar- Ket several loads $11.50-12 50- best yearlings $12, fed heifers sharing steer advance; best light heifers $10.50; mostly $8.25-950' cows strong; bulls strong to 15 cents higher; vealers steady at 510.50-11.50; weighty s a u s a g e bulls up to $7.50; cutter grade cows and common and medium killing heifers very scarce; stockers and feeders mainly meaty kinds getting competition from killers. Sheep 14,000 opening active on hand and medium weight lambs- market strong with Friday- fully steady with Saturday; weighty offerings slow; early sales good to choice lambs 94 Ibs. down $9-9.15; several loads to packers and shippers ?9.2o; best held higher; sheep scarce; few native ewes steady $4.25-4.75. . S7.20 weights S6.75; stags 8. SHEEP 3,500; buyers indicating lower: packaje good and choice 120 lb. ewes steady at S4.25; choice kinds quotable 54.50 or above; good and choice lambs at last week's close S8.50G8.75. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK (Monday Market) KANSAS CITY, fr,-v. S. department of agriculture. HOGS 1,300; slow, sleady to lOc higher than Friday's average; lop $7.90; good to choice 170 to 230 lb= S7 7551790- ·. to 270 Ibs. 57.40Q7.75; 280 to 300 Ibs. '?!.: Si7.3o; sows S6.50'y 6,15; few 56.85. CATTLE 5,500; calves 1,000; beet steers and j-earlines opening slow but strong she stock scarce, strong to 25c higher vealers and calves steady; stock er feeder classes fairly active; strong , 2ac lusher: few early sales medium t good fed steers S8.85@10.50; some he! ntsher: short load heifers sio: thr»e load good Colorados §9.75; odd lots butche cows $6fl7: low cullers and cutters $4 5 u5.7a: vealer top sll; medium to choic slockers and feeders 5339.15; lew load $10. Bulls strong to ISc higher: strong weight sausage kinds around $7; tw loads good stock cows s.ff.50. SHEEP 5.500; slow, very little done scattered opening sales fed lambs arount S8.i3; about steady; best held abov Livestock Markets MID-WEST HOGS AUSTIN, Minn -- Five to lOc higher 140 to 150 Ibs. S6.15S6.45i 150 to 160 Ibs Local Livestock JIASON CITY-- For Monday _ HOGS Five to 30 cents higher. J40-150 S6.30-6.40 1=0-160 56.SO-6.30 ...... 160-170 S7.30-7.40 g K ! i Ehls ...... 17 °- 180 S7.65-7.75 r ^ ' S ^l 5 utch "s .. 180-200 S7.65-7.75 Good light butchers .. 200-220 S7 65-7 75 t;ood me. wt. butchers 220-250 S7.55-7 65 Good me. wt. butchers 250-270 S7.40-7.50 Good me. wt. butchers 270-230 57 25-7 3S S7 10-7 20 se 95-7 05 SG.80-6.9o S6.65-S.75 S6.33-6.63 SS.45-6.55 $645-655 Good me. wt. butchers 290-323 Good me. wt. butchers 325-350 Good heavy butchers .. 350-100 Good packing !0 -.vs ... 275-350 Good sows r;. 350-425 Good sows 425-500 Good sows 500-550 ............ - (The above to a 10;30 truck hog market r good and choice hogs.) · ' CATTLE Choice to prime steers, heavy Slo 00-11 00 £»S? choice steers, heavy S e.50- 3.50 aiedium to cood steers ...... S 7.50- 8.50 Fair to medium steers ..... S 650- 7 so 270 Ibs. 57.15^7.45; 270 to 290 Ibs $63 ®7.23i 290 to 325 Ibs. ?6.EO»2.]0; 325 'u 350 Ibs. S6.65ft6.93; 350 to 400 Ibs $G5 G6.85; packing sows 275 to 350 Ibi SS* g.6.75; 350 to 425 Ibs. 50-356.05; 425 'li, 550 Ibs. 56.2530.55; 550 Ibs. and up 5C.23 ALBERT LEA, Minn.--Ten cents high er. 140 lo 150 Ibs. $6.40-56.55; 150 to 16( !5!' .S 6 - 10 ® 6 -TM: 160 to 170 ibs. 57.1537.30 170 to ISO Ibs. S7.45Q7.60; 1BO to 220 Ibs S1.33jj7.70; 220 to 250 Ibs. S7.40Cj75J; 251 to 270 Ibs. 57.25^7.40; 270 to 290" Ibs $7 01 ^n p2 ,1; 29 ,° ·!" 325 Ibs ' 5 G - ! »S7.05; 325 to 3=0 Ibs. 55.7=116.00; 350 to 400 Ibs S6 60 ©0.15; sows 275 to 330 Ibs. $6.603673 330 to 425 Ibs. 56.450.6.60; 425 to 500 Ibs. S6.30QG.45; 500 to 550 Ibs. S6.15Sf 550 to 600 Ibs. S6lge.l5 WATERLOO--Hogs Me higher Good to choice 160 to 180 IbE. $7 55S775- 180 '2,.?;? lbs - *'-75S1.35; 220 to 250 Ibs 57.G3S7.75; 250 to 270 Ibs. S1.SO@7.60; 271 to 230 Ibs. S7.3567.45; 290 to 325 Ibs 57 "I @7.30; 325 to 350 Ibs. $7.05®1.15- pack. ing SOWS 275 to 350 IbS. S6.80e6SO; 42 : io 550 Ibs. 56.53fiC.65. Cattle, tone of market sleady lo , strong. Prices unchanged . . . packers 275 to 3aO Ibs. $S.605i6 75- 350 425 Ibs. ?W5ffi6.60; 425 to 550 Ibs. 55.30ST 6.45; 500 to 550 Ibs. 55.15{fS.30 Cattle steady. OTIUJllVA-Hogs 15 c hieher. 140 to 150 Ibs. S8.55JIS.85: 150 t 0 I60 I1)s S6 90 SF,s 16 ° t0 ,- 170 lbs ' 57.10S7.40:' 170S ISO Ibs. Sr,«®7.70: ISO to 220 Ibs S7 50 «7.90; 220 to 250 Ibs- S7.40S7 70- 250 to 270 Ibs. 57.2587.55; 270 to 230 Ibs. S7.IO 67.40; 230 to 315 Ibs. $6.954i7.25- 325 to 350 Ibs. $6.80S7.10; 3M to 400 Ibs. $6.60 Iff 6.90. Packers 27D to 310 Ibs. S6.50S680- 310 to 330 Ibs. ?0.40®S.70; 350 to 425 ib'' 5B.3BSS60; 425 to 500 Ibs. S6.15S6.45: 500 to =00 Ibs. $j.9a»5.25; 550 to 600 Ibs. 53 BO to lair steers s r s . . . . . . . . . . Choice to prime yearlinss .... S 3.00- 9.SO Good to choice yearlings ... S 8.00. 9.00 Me M -- -- ·"- .J*."tiii£3 ... s O.UU- tf.OD edium to good yearlings ... s 650- 750 - G °°f 'o choice heifers 5 800- a'oo Medium to good belters | 7.60-SOB SS.'S.'ffiSiK'!!!.:-:-:-! s-g-j-jj Sedlum S°g 0 r- COW5 hcavy - S "^ TM* Fair to me din: Medium to good cows".".."."... s 5 23- 5 15 ·urn cows Cutlers Canners ....... '.? i c , holce bulls S 4.75- 5.25 S 4.00- 4.7S S 3.00- 4.00 y bulls .. S 5.50- 6.25 S 4.50- 5.00 --·--·· *,"wu ku choice 130-190 $ 700- 8,00 calves, mcd. to good 130-130 S 6.50- 7.00 Calves, infer, lo med. 130-180 S 2.50 d'wn _ SHEEP Genuine _ spring lambs, good COMBINED HOG RECEIPTS (Monday Market! DES SJOINES. W5--Inlerior Iowa and southern ^Minnesota hog markets u s department of agriculture. Combined hog receipts at 20 concentration yards and 10 packing plants located m Interior Iowa and southern Jtin- nesota for the 48 hour period ended at 3 a. m. Monday were 29,000 compared with 43,200 a week ago and 24.600 a year ago. Steady to lac higher, mostly lOc u p loading some heavier than 14.BOO week ago. Barrow anil silt-t, Ira lo ISO Ibi. r/ood and choice 57.23S7.B5; 180 lo 200 Ibs 57.308..90; 200 to 220 Ibs. S7.50«2730- 220 to 250 Ibs. 57.3537.80; 250 to '90 Its' 57.17ri7.GO; 290 to 350 Ibs. 5C.85®7.35- packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs. good. S655 WHEAT PRICES SAG HALF GENT European Demand Is Slow; Hesitancy of Speculators Shown CHICAGO, C/P)--Wheat prices sagged about y, cent Monday following corresponding declines in foreign markets. Slow European demand for wheat and hesitancy of speculative interests to enter the market kept trading at a slow pace. Wheat closed % to V, lower than Saturday; May C8; July, 68%while corn was unchanged to vl off; May, 49% to 49 y 4 ; July, 50',,; oats lost, '/a to %. CHICAGO CASH GKAIV (Monday Market) CHICAGO, ve-- Cash wheat No. 3 red tough 71'ic: corn No. 2 yellow 49!N9/,c- ?°45%c 0: N °' 3 WW ' e W^c; No.' Oats sample grade mixed 29c: No ' SK g;S=rc°- '· 3l " ; sarapl ° * rase Barley, malting 48S60c nom.; feed S3 40c nom.; timothy seed $'856315 5TM-: red. clover $13816 nom.; red top .2a Si9.7a nom. T, ^? rd ' lerces 55.85 nom.: loose $6.25: DelllCS 510. Mason Cify Grain MASON CITY--For Monday No. 3 white oats No. 2 yellow corn New ear corn . No. 2 soybeans . Barley 2114, 34c 30c 67c 25-35c MONDAY CHAIN- CLOSE CHICAGO, .69 .69 !i .69'i WHEAT-Mar. May July Sept CORN-Mar May July Sept OATS-May July Sept SOY BEANS-- ' High (J) -- May ... July .... Oct RYE-May uly .... aept. ... 1.ARD-- Uar Hay .... uly .... ept ... .83 .83 7.03 . 7.22 7.35 .27 li .26!i .821. .82.^4 -43 ii AS'.'« 6.87 7.02 7.20 .SO'.i .51'.', .28Ti-29 .37 lb Steel Output in Great Britain 1929-1938 14 1929 ] 1931; 1933 :1935! 937! 5930 1932 I934936 19*38 Stock List NEW YORK STOCKS (Moadijr Final Q u o t a t i o n s ) By The Associated Press Air Reduction Al Ch Dye 179!!, Allied Sirs 10'.', Am Can 93% Am For Po 3Vn Am Loco 26!'* Am R St S 16"« Am Holl Milk ia!i Am Sm Hef 4C4 Am stl Fdrs 34 51 Am Sug R 5 l ]3% Am Tel i T lfl) 3 i Am Tob 8 Am W Wks ]3',j 31 Hi 17 6,80 6.90 7.02 7.20 MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN (Monday Market) MINNEAPOLIS, W--Wheat receipts Monday 101 cars compared with US i ear ago. Trading basis unchanged, 4 inder to 7 over Minneapolis Hay wheat. Quotations 3 lower. Cash No. 1 heavy ark northern 76-isn77 ic . dark norlh » rn No. I W»S76ttc; fancy No. J hard lontana 14 per cent protein 77y.ff 3T.c; No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard fontana winler 71;i@ 7 3%c. Hard am- er durum No. 1, 65V',S811ic: No I red u r u m 62'ae. Corn No. 3 yellow «(k®43*ic. Tradine MIS unchanged. 3 under to Hi under mneapolis Jlay corn. Quotations y»c Oats No. 3 while 27ff'9c Barley 30«j65c. Anaconda Arm 111 Alch T S: S F 3SVi All Refin 22 Auburn Auto -U'. Bait Ohio Barnsdall Bendix Aviat Beth Stl 73 Boeing Airpl 29'/« Borden 20}i Barg Warner 27»i Bridscport Er H Budd MfE 6*i Can D G Ale 18= i Canadian Pac 4^ B Case go Catcrp Tract 53ii Chcs Ohio 33 C N W a; C i.- c W C HI St P p . C R I p Chrysler 82 Coca Cola 131 Col G i; El 8(i Coml Solv J2*i Comwllh So l s .'s Con Edison 33s' a Con Oil s*\ Con Can 4/131 Con Oil Del Com Prod Curt Wright Deere Co D're Co pd Douglas Air. GS'.i Pont 14911 G G ' i 22»i OMAHA G R A I N - market) Price quotations in this report are b.ised on transactions made Monday up to 11:30 a. m. and embrace sales of delivered hogs consummated in the various packing plants, concentration and assembly yards within the interior Iowa-southern Jainnesola area. 70-90 S 5.00- 5.50 crrr LIVESTOCK ( M o n d a y Market) livestock h b. steers S10@10.50; bulk medium s n , ? ^-"e 9 75 : P rf "= quoted asoxTM 513; fat she stock slrone: car lots K ood jearling heifers $8.73; few 53: bulk common to good href cows 45.7j«7 : mos' SJ.50Sf5.50; stockw, and ^- ; medium - rW:!i P t S 3,000: total TC- « 7- . ' JnosU3 ' 5 lo I3c h 's"=r: fh * shi PP=" on weishts. mosti; ) bs - down; good and choice 170 to lb. butchers ST.50'57.65; 250 to -63 weights S7J5Q7.50; 235 to 4 m "|b ' LIVESTOCK FORECAST CHICAGO. CW--OHicial estimated live- tock receipts for Tuesday: Catle 6000- oes 12.000; sheep 10.000. Representative Sales CHICAGO, (ii-Rcprcsentative isles: HOGS [Medium-8.00; 25 202 8.40 213 8.33 Heavies-64 252 40 284 63 398 Lfsht- 57 194 81 183 ·12 167 Siccrs-- 23 1283 IS 1427 22 1210 22 1097 Fat Lambs-230 90 229 93 200 102 193 103 7-50172 245 ! Light Lighls- 835126 155 S.ttl CATTLE ' Heifers-12.65; 35 R84 10.50 12.7»i2S 865 10.25 12.30130 813 10.00 12.00; SHEEP (Slaughter Yearlings 9.;5i200 81 7.75 9.2d! Slaughter Ev 9.00; 15 126 4 75 875111 150 425 Barley. No. 5. 33c Kjc, No. 2. 42c. KANSAS CITV CKAIM (JIond.iy Market) KANSAS CITY. W-- Wheat 125 cars. rd - 2 S.SJ.c: No. 3, e6!l«7m c ; nom. 67;i69!i " HiBC. Corn as cars, unchanged to y.e lower: f-°'- -«ft' tc J, om - ««S"'.4c; No. 3 nom. « . 2 a 4 6 - 2 c ; No. 2 mixed nom. 461'fi37c- %.°,'- r- " om - 43 '-4SB»c; No. 2 mixed nom. TOMllic; i\o. 3 nom. 45'A'i?46',ic Oats 5 cars; unchanged to !lc tower; . Mil maize nom. 74fi80c. Kajlr nom. 73S 79c. Hye nom. 44',!;«J45',ic. Barley nom. 3494lc. El Pow Lt Fairb Morse Firestone Gen Elec Gen Foods Gen Hills Gen Slot Gillette Goodrich Goodyear Gt N Ry pfd 23*, Homestake G4T Hudson 71 j Hupp Mot ]i 111 Cent 171; Int Harvest 03 Int Nick Can 5^' Int Tel T S*\ Johns ManviJI 96 22!« Kennecott Kresee Lambert ,, Libbey O F G 493i Loews 49 ',Marsh Field. 14V 4 Maytag Midcont Pet 15*i ilont Ward 52 Jlorrell Co ... Nash Kelv Nail Bisc Mail C Heg Natl Dy Prod Nat Distill 251;, Nat Load 23i Nat Po Lile 9 Si N Y Central ±0 No Am Aviat North Am Nor Pac Oliver Farm Otis Elevator Otis Steel Owens 111 Gl Packard Farm Pict Penick Ford . . . Penney 85 Va Penn ay 22 Va Phillips Pet 40 Proc Gam 56?i Pullman Pure Oil Radio Repuh Stl Key Tob B Sears Roeb Shell Union Simmons Soconj- Vav Sou -Pac Std Brands Std Oil Cal Std Oil Ind Std Oil N J Stew IVarncr Studebaker Swift i- Co Texas Corp Ttt Glf Sul Tim Roll B Transamerica Un Carbide Union Pac Unit Air Lines Unit Airc Cp 38»i Unit Corp 3^ Unit Drug- 6y 0 U S Gypsum 102'/.i U s Ind Alco .. U S Rubber 49 U S Steel 63 VB Walgreen Warner Pict 3^ West Un Tel 22'A West E M£ Il2»i Wilson Co Ja- Woolworih IVrigley Jr Yel Tr t C You Sh Tb 23 26 23V 1 " 25 1,'~ 12 V, 06 4 351/4 13 IBS 23 27'i 49 V, n sv, 10 43'A 30!', 48 84'.i 103 493;, 18'i PROFIT MAKING HITS MARKET Stock Leaders Yield Fractions to 2 Points in Wall Street Trade NEW YORK, tfP)-The stock- market met profit taking reverses Monday and leaders yielded fractions to 2 points. Buyers were encouraged tn the early part of the proceedings by a forward move in the utilities This soon slackened, however when aircrafts, steels and motors softened. Notwithstanding spot- tmess of trends, highs for the past year or so were plentiful at the start. Transfers approximated 900 000 shares. ,. _ _ MONDAY, MARCH 6, 1939 E x p ^ O R I N p PIONEER FROM ^ TM With Naturalist ROY L. ABBOTT Iowa State Teochers College OLD MR. HIGH-POWER Bond Market NEW YORK. (ffJ-The main trend n the bond market was higher Monday out c was more than in n recent se^ions. Low-priced rails made the best showing. Some profit-taking was I n - evidence in government obligations, following the extended rise last week which put virtu. ally the entire group of active Issues In new high territory for a year or loneor. Tow-aril noon advances ranged to 6-32ds ° TM point - '"""on* l ° more than a m the corporate list were Santa were ana Fe is. Delaware and Hudson ref undine js. Great Northern 4s, Jllinols Central Si?' "^""''-Kansas-Texas 5s, Nickel Fla.e 5Ks, Souihcm Hallway 4s and Union Pacific 3 ',5s. Market Street Rail. way 7s advanced more than 2 Holding unchanged to a shade lower '«« £ . h j" Union 3'As. American Telephone 3Ys, Bethlehem Steel 3Va. Inter- nationa! Hydro Electric 6s and International Telephone 5s, Produce _ . MASON CITY-- For Monday Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse .bggs, current receipts . . 13 C Heavy hens, 5 Ibs. and over ..12c Heavy hens, 4 to 5 Ibs Light hens, under 4 Ibs. Springs, heavy breeds Spring Leghorns ....... Cocks, heavy ......... Cocks, Leghorns Capons . Be "lie n c ' 8 . " 7 C s-24c ' The marks of broad, flat feet were clear in the snow. I had not seen their maker, but I know who he was; thick-bodied, short-legged old Mr. High-Power was in that burrow. My spade cut into the den but I came upon the owner sooner than I expected. Hearing a slight thumping sound behind, I whirled and there stood a huge skunk staring with black, expressionless eyes, and making little stampings with his lore feet. I had not noticed that there was a back door to his home. He could have fired upon me behind my back and I would yet be wondering what happened. But he took no such advantage. In a kind of panic, I *' hit him with the spade, and th blow paralyzed him so there wa no odor. Why didn't he "shoot" me whil he had the chance? Because o stupidity, and also because h didn't want to smell his own am munition. For he never uses his weapon unless driven to it. Henc he usually threatens an opponen several times before dischargin his gas-cloud. Such a device for holding of enemies has not been good f o r th skunk's brain. Well might he ask Why sharpen my wits when all need to do is to show 'em wha will happen if they get too close? Does this explain the hundreds o skunks that are killed every ye; on the highways? I have watched skunks eatin grasshoppers and other non smelly creatures, and as I watch wonder. A chicken can eat insects and change them into tasty flesh But the skunk changes them-some into skunk flesh--but som All No. 2 Poultry 4 cents' less. Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade ......... i2-t4 c * Eggs, cash . . · .......... 12-14 C Butter, Iowa State Brand... 32c Butter, Corn Country 3n c Butter, Plymouth ....."."."" ~32c Butter, Very Best ____ " 'aoc Butter, Clear Lake .... " "aflc Butter, Brookfield ... ' 'ao c Russet Potatoes, peck ...1!'.'39 C Early Ohio Potatoes, peck 32c ·EDITOR'S NOTEl-These representative quotations were obtained by calling several grocerv stores, * Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAIMSON BROTHERS CO. Masorj City Office in Bacley- Bech Building. Telephone No 7 DOW JONES AVERAGES Jndj. Bails util CHICAGO PRODUCE NEW YORK PRODUCE (Monday Market} 15.396: Irregu- -, . ' «"ra fancy selection |ll20'.4c: standards 18!ic: firsts 17V.S f«£ l- 00 ^ 3 "««»=: mediums 17e: irties No. i, i Tc; avcraee checks 15%a Butter S52.4S3. 'weak. Creamery hieher TM 26'.='S27!' J e ; " among s p - , fc TM..|i^: teeter pigs S7.75SS. SHEEP 5,800; fat lambs strong to 15c ' eh!^ r; ^ and iKV 53le5 B»d an choice fed westerns S3.75a3M: bes handy weight offerings held to S9 snS lots slaughter ewes, steady at S4.50ft4.60- - C WKtoms quoted to S4.75; load ambS S8 63: «n.ll lots bred OSIAUA LIVESTOCK (Monday Marktl) f ",°, GS 4 ;? M: °P=ned slow; later moderately active; 5 to mostly - . . a ; top vcalcrs S9.30R10: stockc feeder steers S8.25S10.50; 2 loads 574 SHEEP 3,000; fat Jambs slow- b.ds u-cak to Sic lower; asWn E s sheep ^^5.. tccilng l Iarnb s held S863 1 C c 4, !ilaui!htl:r cw « medium lo ^34; choice feeding lambs S6.75 SOUTH ST. PAUt LIVESTOCK M a r k e t ) . CATTLE 3.000: slaughter steers about n-ifS S^i"-?'* 01 * klnd = W3W: most heifers S7S8.50; common to good bed TM « 7 ; l o w cutters a n d cutters " ' vealers jtesdy. cholce - . HOGS, salable 4,000; total 4,500- bar- fn W fn. an ut S ItS oncnl "S unevenly steady ° , JI) e higher; top 57.75 on good ana - s. 3,5 Ibs. $797.10; good By all means stop un-American activities. But while we're at it why not stop this un-American lack of activity?--Lincoln Star. "Get rid of the profit motive" cncd the idealist. Then he lies asvake at night trying to figure out ways to get more power -- Kewance Star-Courier. /{OAH NUMSKUU. NOAH ·= ARe ACTORS CALL-EC, , IF THEY HATE. BOOS I. r-cc*?N*rre. N ;r_ L4VES HAS ^ CAT-0-NINE TAILS ·? « RS . B , vj~no*. H.*f. RAPH NE.EUUE-S SE.T AEOUMD IN O1SCLES 7 . tARJE«. CCXNN. Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. M. SCHAJfKE CO. Telephone 1300. Mason City - · "- "· u pvfc PIQ ia^j par) 5Va Cent St El 7 pct pfd ($25 par) -,; Cent St P L 7 pct p f d . . . . . y\ Continental Gas i EI«c pfd Sa Creamery Package com . 13 Hearst Cons A ..' " 6 a k Gco A Hormcl A pfd 104' Gco A Hormel com . . . . . ' . " " 2-t'a Interstate Power 6 pct pfd 5 Interslate Poivcr 7 pct pfd 8 Iowa Electric Co 6!i pct pjd.. 23 £*;?..?«"I* S° 7 pct pfd ... 30 87 20 6T', 107 31 32 63 64 104 106 ion 101 If).-, la Elec Lt Pow 6 pct p f d ' ' 61 la Elec Lt Pow 6!i pct pfd 62 la Elec Lt Pow 7 pct p f d . 67 la Power S: Light 6 pct p f d . . 102 Y E. 0 ^," Li cM 7 pct pfd. .104 la Public Service 6 pct pfd . S3 la Public Service 6',a pct pfd 93 la Public Service 7 pct p f d . . 101 la South Titil 6 pct ptd ?« la South Ulil fi'i pct pfd.r.'.. 27 la South Ulil 7 pct pfd 29 Minnesota P L 6 pct pfd.'. so Minnesota P I, 7 pct R [d . 37 ivorthcm St Pou-cr 6 pct pfd 63 Tvorlhcm St Power 7 pct pfd 68 o ... D P o r l l a n d Cement com 23 Hath Pnckinc 5 pct pfd 101 United Lt Power Class A- ''11 United Lt Sc Power Class B 2?i United Lt i Power ptd 34 United Lt Rys 6.36'pc? pfd 82 jjnited Lt £= Rys 7 pct pfd . 83 Western Grocer pfd . . . . . . Sl Western Grocer com 4 5 15 ATTEND MEETING DUMOrvT--Fifteen members o£ Airs. Fransham's Sunday school class of the Methodist church met r nciay afternoon for their monthly meeting at the home of Mrs Gordon Pfattzgraff. She was assisted by Mrs George Card and Mrs. Jack Eltkes, Kesley, in serving. J t 31 62 S9 65 70 103 97 3 34 SO . CHICAGO STOCKS" NE1V YORK CURE Am Gas El 35 Lockheed Am Cyanamid ^o 5 i Niag Hud Po A m S u P o w 16-lS Pennroad El B?^ °" A «* "n Gas Co ford^lolng ^i* B n U A F , TM , NEW YORK STOCKS Am C «: Fy 20 ·; j, inij Molinc Am Pow i: LI 6i Motor Prod As Drj- Gds STi, Baldwin Loco 15?i Bnggs Mfg 25-', Ccrro dc Pase 4s;i Chcs Ohio 39 Congolcum 25',* I4'.b 25 CHICAGO POULTRY ,,,,,,. ( M o n d a y M a r k e t ) CHICAGO, ,,,,,,. CHICAGO, m-poultry j ive . ]3 , k heavy hens firmer, chickens easier; herl over 5 Ibs. 17Wc. 5 ibs. and under 20c! Leghorn hens IBH.C; broilers 214 J bs . aid We; 3% Ibs. up col- 5V, I6?i 4 IT, Cudahy Pack Curt Wri Dist Co Scag 20'.'« Elec Auto Li 34'i Eric n R li Foster-Wheel 25',Free port Te.x 23 Gen Am Tran Sa^i Gliddcn Co 22 U Houston Oil 7' A Inspiration 14% Kroger 24','. LchiRh Port C 241'i Lorillard 23 Vi Macfe Trucfe 28 Math Alk 2an Ohio Oil Packard Mot Park Utah Plymouth Pub Ser N J 36} i Pullman 35!:, Purity Bakery 14*,R K O 2'A Heo Mot l^i St Jo Lead 0 Simmons 23?i So Cal Edison 26?i Sperry Corp 43'i St O E 3 Ti Tidewater 12^ U S Smelter 59 V a n a d i u m 26}a Union Oil Cal 19V 4 Un Gas Imp 13 While Mot 1] Worth Pump 19'i Miscellaneous ,.o'clock dinner after wfiich the''ago. LEARNS OF DEATH PLYMOUTH-Edward Phillips received notice of the death of his brother, Asa Phillips, who lived at Kensaw, N,:br. NEW YORK SL'C.AK Olondiy M a r k e t ) NEW YORK. (.^.--Domestic sucar fu- lr,b?l^ C f "." A """' a5 ' °" tCma " d i«- tribulcd to trade and producin E interests a f t e r an easier start. Koon prices ranced from 1 point higher to I lowS March was unchanged at SI 80 whilo May traded I higher at S1.87. Speculative and Cuban demand supported world futures and midday prices were unchanged to 1 point higher Of- SE?, uTf"" lieht - torch hc ' d ·' Tlic raw market was quiet with duty fre« offered at 2.80 cents and Suly P S i' ba , S at 2 ' 82 ' Rcl ' ncd vv-as unchanged at a range of 4.30 lo 4.40 cents. C'llICAGO^-OTATOES ,,,,,_ Olinday .Marlict) CcIICAGO. i,r,-U. S. department of «W ua "? and color - col!on S2.10: Wisconsin round whites U s No 1^ .very few sales S1.05; Wyoming 'BUB Triumphs So per cent u. s. No 1 S] so. North Dakota Bliss Triumphs 90 per cent i. s. up co- ored We. Plymouth Rock 22c. ^ile Rock 22c. fryers over 2",i Ibs. colored 18c Plv H-k .W°f k 2 °'^ C: TM" e R«TM Mc^rc- bacL chickens 17c: roosters 13c; Leghorn "° CHICAGO TRODUCE FUTURES (Monday JIarkct) CHICAGO. (,T)-Closed, Butter futures. eetr fn U. S. BONDS (Monday Market) Trcasuri- 3%s 40-43 June 10430 Treasury 3Vis 4S-4D 11024 Federal Farm. Mis. 3s 42-47 105.22. Fcdera Farm Mtg. 3'/,s 54 108.15. Federal Farm Mt c . 49 1083 Home Ott-ners Loan 2*is 49 102.16 Home Owners Loan 3s 52 108 into the vilest smelling" ItuJE known. Ho is not alone, of course, in this ability to make deadly or bad smelling substances from harm less ones. All snakes produce thei poison in a similar manner; mani insects have bad odors, and the skunk himseU belongs to the weasel family, every memebr of which has a stench. ? he , skt i n ^ is an oute ast ,,.,,,,,,, animals. He lives among them bu he Jives alone. For they know tha his weapon is a gas-ejector with an effective range of about 15 feet Yet feared as he is, I am inclined to^beheve that the skunk is over- My dogs have always at- i -11 ^ J"' and one in particular killed a dozen skunks in a season But although he always charged m and met the skunk's spray headon, he never suffered bu temporary effects. I recall one man, also, who was hit squarely by a skunk; blinded at first, he was over it in a week I laugh even yet at his accoun of the incident. I met him and inquired concerning his bandaged head. "It was this way," he said I dug 12 skunks from one den tnought there was another one in there, so I got down on my hands and knees to see--and there was!' Anyone looking at a skunk might think that nature had tried hard to make him easy to see. The stripes of white down his back stand out sharply against the blackness of the rest of him, and many hai% thought that this color combination warns tures to look out. other crea- But Thayer Business Notes Indications that automobile lurcrs arc planninr; an manufac- earlier advance a r e r a v a n c e of their production rates than had been expected necessitates an upward rcvi- ?-nnn? estimated March output to 3,0.000 cars and trucks from the earlier n, m t. i »£i? r cstliral; - Ward's commented. "This may yet prove conservative: in no case is it likely to no overreaching unless production hindrances now unanticipated appear" ".«-· A pick-up in retail orders last -week hJ , Pr S mI!e i,'° «"«·"· ^ termed by the trade publication as "definitely cn - couragms." It expressed belief that lh= March showmc may surprise auto sales executives if the weather breaks early" February Silt, Up fVhr t l " K ' 9 , 5 ;? 00 CaTS ·" ml1 1rUCks S0 ' d February. Hard's said the decline slow; Florida Bliss Triumphs U S K c I bu. crates tew sales Sl.D5{j2.0o. . would reflect a 32 per cent advance vcr the February, 1335. total of 147.917 uni" Whereas - t h e January indicated 22^ * *· ' £" '"" Ealn mfr "' ] "» rauvc December sales advanced IB.* per- cent and November gained 05 per cent over their comparatives of the S.T" ·«"·· ""'"B favorable Inler- srclatlon on the trend. Ward's commented. The improvement obviouslv is an advancing one." The climb In output of the industry last week- to 78,705 units from 75.660 the preceding week was called by the service "the first step of what I, Indicated as tl,e slart of the iprinj upturn." A.I who has studied him, believes the opposite. He says the screaming color pattern is a camouflage- nature's method of making him hard to see. Thayer photographed skunks against different backgrounds and from the position a mouse might be in when looking up at a skunk from the ground. As I look at these pictures, I agree with him. The white of the skunk's back melts into the background of the sky, and the rest of him looks .but little like a skunk. If the field mouse sees the skunk as I see him in Thayer's pictures I know why he so often falls victim to this prowler. With such a color and such a weapon, one might ask: "Why hasn't old Mr. High-Power overrun the land?" Well, nature believes in balance and hence has made a few animals who car "stomach" even a skunk. Foxeb destroy young skunks, and the Great Horned Owl is his tireless enemy. Yet foxes, owls and automobiles cannot keep him clown in spite of his stupidity. But with this poor quality, it is his misfortune to possess a good-looking coat. A few dollars a skin is enough to set men upon his trail and this, along with his habit of sleeping with several others where all may be dug out at once, makes the yearly death-list a long one. Old Mr. High-Power can survive his natural enemies, but man may destroy him some day. Mav that day not come, for in spite o'f his odor, he is a mild, sweet-tempered fellow with a reputation far worse than his manners. year ago output amounted to 54 445 units compared to which last Week's production is a cain of 45 per cent. The pre- dicUon for this week is an increase in total output due to belier operations of Ford plants and others. Plymouth. Chcrrolet Glin The output rise last week was paced t,? d i- ariccs ilt p) y mol " h "d Chevrolet hile Ford ulants slackened operations to produce 15.400 units comixtrcd to IS 600 the preceding week. accordinR lo Ward's estimates. General Slolors production last week rose to 35.225 from 34.S26 Ihc preceding period while ChysJcr's combined output amounted to 19835 units compared to 16,860 the week before R- ^ Po* and company reports that the national new car registration Iota! for February will be 6.9 per cent below the January total, basing the estimate on reports from the nation's principal cities covering 22 days of Februarv. i^JT rctums indicated somewhat liRhtcr February registrations," the Jjrm'o report said. rortri. anH Outlet J, -dier . , ·_ _ ' | mtrttrV E, A. HALL HELD TO GRAND JURY Faces Charge Here of Operating Motor Car While Intoxicated Elliot A. Hall, 1419 Madison avenue northwest, was bound to the grand jury Monday by Police Judge Morris Laird on a charge or operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Hall's bond was fixed Hall was arrested by police in front of 625 South Federal avenue at 12:15 o'clock Sunday morning alter the car he was driving struck the rear of a car and trailer which had been parked by Bernard Bye Des Moines. Helen LaPage, 732 Jackson avenue southwest, and Clarence Brown, city, were each fined ?25 and costs on charges of intoxication. Mrs. LaPage was arrested in front o£ 339 South Federal avenue at 12:30 o'clock Sunday morning and Brown was arrested at 213y, South Federal avenue at 9:05 o clock Saturday night. Roy Schumaker, Rockwell was fined $10 and costs and Robert Seryerson, Clear Lake, forfeited a §10 bond posted when arrested on charges of disorderly conduct at 11:30 o'clock Saturday night at the armory. They were alleged to have had wmsky m their possession with the seal broken. KOSSUTH DEAD Services Wednesday at Wesley Methodist for Mrs. Benner, 79 WESLEY--Mrs. George Benner, 79, for the past 70 years a resident of Kossuth county, died at Kossuth hospital at Algona Sunday night as the result of injuries suffered in a fall at her home here on Saturday. Services will be held at 2 o'clock at the Methodist church on Wednesday afternoon, with the Hev. Arthur Bottom officiating. Surviving are a son, Delmar of Wesley, and a daughter, Mrs. Esther Spangler of Everly, fcur grandchildren, three great grandchildren and two brothers, Freeman Ash of Wesley, and Ansil Ash of Bluffton. RETIRED TUTOR IS FLU VICTIM Ruth McGuire Was Active in State Teachers' Circles EMMETSBURG -- Huth McGuire, 42, retired Palo Alto county school teacher, died Monday morning at her home here following a two weeks' illness of influenza and complications. Miss McGuire was a teacher in the Emmets burg junior high school until four years ago, and had taught in numerous Palo Alto rural schools until a year ago She was a member of the state rural teachers' executive board S thl Ved ^ u s th * e , first President of the Pal o Alto County Bural leachers' association, was Brand regent of the Catholic Daughters °£ America, in Palo Alto county and county chairman of the Junior C. D. ,A. Surviving are her mother, Mrs John McGuire, three sisters, and POLICE SEEKING SGHOOLVANDALS Heavy Damage Caused at Madison Building by Wild Fire Hose Police Monday were searching for persons who broke into the Madison school building late Sunday afternoon and damaged practically every room in the building with a fire hose. Water was turned on full force and shpt at every movable object n the building. Pictures were broken, desks were "cleaned out" and books, papers were scattered at large. Damage was estimated at several hundred dollars at the build- ng. The janitor had been absent from the building Sunday afternoon, but discovered the damage ^arly Sunday evening. Salamanders used fo heat cement in footings at the new Mon- -oe school addition set fire to the vooden forms and canvas about :lo o clock Sunday afternoon, i wo booster lines and a line o£ !a inch hose were used 1 - -- inguish the blaze ANNUAL FARM CHANGES MADE MucK Moving Near Fertile, Lonerock Reported by Tenants Annual moving tenants has been going on during the past few days. Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Armel and children moved to Mille Lacs Minn., where they have purchased D fa l m , and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred t It ? U and Ph ildren moved on Mr ^ r -S va ". ted fc y the Armels. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Ouverson left 3 ° to Pig: Wears Leg Splint HINSDALE, Mass., (U.R--This mle piggie was given a respite rom the slaughterhouse, even hough it suffered a broken le* ts owner, remembering Harry !_reshler's success in setting his police dog's broken leg, took the , orkie to him rather than to mar-ar- ket. All dressed up with a splint ' the pig's happy. Hides nOBSEII1DE3 moved i,, k n, -n E ° au Bh farm vacated by the Prestholts. * Jay Wescott moved from the Boomhower farm north of town to a larm south of Ventura. Edgar Wagner moved on to the Boomhower farm. John Hall and family moved a dairy farm near Cedar . npids where they and their son- in-law and daughter will work together in the dairy business. Nels Oakland moved on to the farm vacated by the Halls and EliS Wiebon moved on to the farm vacated by the Oaklands Will Jones and his son-in-law Sam Sorenson, are exchanging farms Sam taking the homestead which is more convenient for raising stock. Harold Hoffman moved to the old Oswald faSS across the road from his father Sam Kitner left the Mort Haugen farm and moved near Forest City. REPORT MOVING IN LONEKOCK VICINITY LONEROCK _ The Cheste- Almes have purchased a general store at Ottosen and moved the last of the week. .·_J^ E " 8ene Johnsons are mov- , r Almes e . Menvin Marlows are moving ?"", JUSt S ° Uth Of the tracks previously occu- occupied by the Harold Grosses who moved to a farm near Graettin- torn rom 15 Ibs, down ull aides ......... · T1 l e ^ Cu]bert s°ns are mov- ' n , g , to th t house vacated by the Marlows. The Carl Wieners moved to the G. A. Sharp farm formerly occupied by the Frank Lewises^ who moved near \VTiittemore. Wilharn Fischer, who resides 11.75 "° r ' h .° £ t9 w . n ' has Purchased the ncbe P ro P £ rt and he 6c 3c BOSTON WOOL _,, _ BOSTON. S. u , i , - ° ° TM e t w s uiet Monday, and quotations were un hanged from the close of l a lt week The recent flat trend has been atlribut- a by members of the wool trade to arket n ~ SC:1SO:i innucnccs °" »he goods Raw wool requirements for sprins oods were believed to be covered laree- and requircmcnui for fall EM j., w j rc ot being anticipated cxfcnstvly by mill- JOHN DEERE STORE See Our Specials 10 foot Tractor Disc $81.50; 5 section Harrow with folding eveners; 1 IModel G Tractor rubber front; 1 Model B, steel wheels; 2 G. P. Tractors; 2 3-row Cultivators; 2 3-row Corn Planters; 2 15-foot Tractor Discs; 1 10-foot Tractor Disc; used G. P. and D. parts. CERRO GORDO IMPLEMENT CO. V TENTH ST. S. W. - e and his \yife will retire from the farm, their son, Delmar, and fam- w re TM aim "S on the farm. The Wes Householders moved Saturday to a farm at Hutchinsnn Mmn the Charles Schuli family o£ Elmore, Minn., moving to the by ^ House- °, man named Galen is cred- f mVen , ting co!d cre am, by a formula that is virtually unchanged to this day. r l u a u v Cattle SALE Ho 3s Wed., March 8 By selling your stock throngh our sale, you have more bidders than any other way in SSS'SJSS This ""«"« Foresf City Auction Co. FOREST CITY, IOWA

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