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February 18, 1937

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S:^;?£S=~;jg:~S£i5^ TWENTY MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 18 · 1937 a"T I 1 i HOG PRICES OFF 10 TO IS 11 15 CENTS TOP SAGS DIME ON SLIM SALES Supply Heavy, Demand Low for Pork; Cattle Move in Slow Market. CHICAGO, (#0--A slight expansion in supplies resulted in a drop in hog values Thursday extending '. m some cases to 25 cents. ··'·' The trade pressure of a large accumulated supply o£ pork in storage obligated packers to send practically the entire hog mar- ketings through fresh meat channels for immediate consumption. With a lag in consumer demand and even a modest increase in supplies, lower prices were inevitable. While the week's run to date is smaller than the previous week, it is far in excess of supplies a year ago when extremely cold weather with checking mar- ketings. The bulk of the run of hogs moved at 10 to 15 cents lower prices. Extreme top sagged a dime to'siO.30. : · '. . Since the beginning of the month there has been comparatively little change in the average price of swine. Except on February 1, drove cost has been held above the $1 mark, ranging from $10.07 to $10.20. The cattle market was slow, re. fleeting plain killing quality of offerings, narrow shipper demand and the sluggish dressed beef trade. The oulk of the crop was moved at unchanged prices, however, with most steers selling for $7.75 to $11.50. Best beeves were quoted at $12.50 upward to a ?14.40 top. The lamb trade was dull in early rounds but indications were that prices would' be unchanged. Packers bid lower but sellers were holding their best animals $10.60 or above. There was no chance in the wholesale price range on beef carcasses and fresh pork loins. Some inbetween grade loins, however, lost V-: cent a pound. Local Livestock MASON CITY--For Thursday. H O G S Five to 10 cents lower. Good Sight lights ... HO-150 ? 7.30- 7.60 Good l i g h t , lights ... 150-lGO '$7.80-8.10 Good lights 160-170 $ 8.40- B.7Q Good lights 170-1BQ $ B.95- 9,25 Good light butchers 1BO-200 $ 9.25- 9.55 Good light butchers 200-220 $ 9.15* 9.75 Good me. wt. butch. 220-250 S 9.45- ,75 Good me. wl. butch, 250-270 $ 9,45- 9.75 Good me. wt. hutch. 270-290 ? 9,45- 9.75 Good heavy butchers 290-3'23 $ 9,35- 9-65 Good heavy butchers 325-350 $ 9.25- 9.55 - Good heavy butchers 350-400 S 9.10- 9.40 Good packing sows . 275-350 S 9.00- 9:30 Good heavy sows ... 350-425 5 8.80- 9.10 Good big heavy sows 425-500 ' $ 8.CO- B.90 Good biff heavy'sou's 50D-55Q $ 8.40- 8.70 iThe above is a 10:30 t r u c k IIOR m a r k e t for good and choice hogs. Tiie dtWerence in price it for short and l o n g haul hogs.) CATTLE Choice to prime sttets 510.00-11.00 Good to choice, steers 57.00-9.00 Fair to cood steers 5 5.SO- 7.M Low grade steers S 4.00- 5.00 Choice to prime yearlings .. $ 8.50- 9.50 Good to choice yearlings ... i 6.50- 8.00 Fair I to good y e a r l i n g s .... $-5.00- 6.50 Common to /air"yearlings .. 5 4.00- 5,00 Good to choice heifers S 7.00- 8.50 Fair to good hcirres $5.00-6.50 Common lo fair heifers .... S 3.50- s.OQ Choice to -prime cows ...... S 5.00- 5.75 Good to choice cows . . . ,, . , . S 4,50- 5.00 Fair lo fiood cows ¥ 4.00- 4.^u Fair to good cutters ..... t $ 3.5Q- 4.00 Common to fair cullers ..... S 3.00- 3.50 Fair lo eobd canners , S 2,75- 3.00 Common to fair eanners .... $ 2.50- 2.75 Good to choice bulls J 4.00- 5,00 Light bulls S 4.00 Calves, pet. to choice 130-190 S G.OO- 7.00 Calves, mcd, to gd. 130-190 $ 3,50- 6.00 Calves, infer, to fid. 130-190 $ 3.50-d'wn LAMBS Rd. to choice 70-90 S 7.75- 9.00 '" 70-90 - - -70-90 Lamb. Lambs, med.. to-fiood 70-90 $ 6.75- 7.75 Lambs, fr. lo medium 70-90 $ 3.75- 6.75 Lambs, common $ 3.75 down iTearlings, gd. to* ch. 70-QO $ a.UU- S.UO Yearlings, medium lo good $ 4.00- a.OO Yearlings, fair to m e d i u m ? 3,00- *,oo Vcariinj-s. cuila S 2,00- 2,50 Native ewes, cood to choic* * 2.00- x.OO Culls, 'owes .'.i $ 1.00- J.aO B U C K S " .....; j 1.00- i.OO Wethers. 2 year oltJs » 5.00- 6.00 Wethers, old I 3.00- 5.00 Buck Iambi $1 low*. No dock on lambs. Quotations cuhject to market fluctuations. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK, · , ( T h u r s d a y M a r k e t ) CHICAGO, iyP|--U. S, department ot ogriculture-- HOGS '22,000; including fi.500 direct; mostly 10-lSc, spots 25c lower than Wednesday's average; extreme top $10.30; bulk good and choice 190 to 300 16*. S10.I5G10.25; comparable 140 to IBO Ibs. mostly ?9.25i0.15: good 'sows $9.253 9.65. CATTLE S.OOO; calves 1,200; most kill- inn classes slow, steady; killing quafily plain, a \veakcnlng influence; shipper demand continues narrow, however, as dressed beef market lags; most steers $7,75iH1.50; .strictly good and choice offerings S12.50-upward-with lop'Sl4.40 or lighl steers; next-highest prices $1425 very little here ol value to sell at Si; upward and quite' a few common ligh hinds turning at SB down to $7.50; htif crs scarce, common kinds active at $5.7! ii6.75; light l o w ' c u l l e r - c o w s very dull some selling down to S3; strongw'eigh cutters S4.75; slockcr and feeder trad, narrow but supply scant; vcalers $7.5C4i 8.50. nnjy .sclecls makftig $9.50. .SHEEP 11,000; including 300 rlirccl practically no early t r a d i n g on fat lambs indication's around steady wilh packer, bidding unevenly lower on first round best kinds held J10.60 and slirhlly above fat sheep steady; handyv-'eight fed west' ern ewes $G. MONTHLY VOLUME OF FINANCING IN UNITED STATES NEW AND REFUNDING ISSUES -CORPORATE AND MUNICIPAL, STATE, CITIES, ETC. SOUflCE- COUUERClaL *KD F»*»NCt*L CHRONICLE MILLIONS . MILLIONS OF DOLLARS NEW ISSUES I'"- -·:! REFUNDING ISSUES .OF DOLLARS 1000 MONTHLY AVERAGES BY YEARS 1936- -1937- Hog Markets M I D W E S T H O G S . Hog prices at midwest markets Thursday: C E D A l t RAPIDS--Good hogs HO lo 150 Ibs. $7.4567.75; 150 lo ICO Ibs. S7.958.25; ICO to 170 IbS. S8.45[|8.75; 170 lo 180 Ibs. 59.05Si9.35; 180 to 200 Ibs. $9.351i 0.65; iOO to 325 Ibs. $9.50'ii9.80 325 to 050.Ibs. ?9.35 *|9.65; good packers 275 to 350 Ibs. $8.95'|i ,25; 3HO to -123 Ibs. 5S.SOfi9.10; 425 to 500 bs. SK.G5ifa.95; 500 to 550 Ibs. ?B.50«8.SO. WATEltl.OO--Hogs lOc lower. Good to :holce 140 to 100 Ibs. S7.35SJ7.65; 150 to 00 Ibs. $1.e.iSf8.15: 160 to 170 Ibs. S8.4M .75; 170 to 180 Ibs. S9.10GJ9.40; 180 to 200 bs. $9.4069.70; 200 to 290 Ibs. S9.50fi9.30; 230 lo 325 Ibs. SS^OEi'S/IO; 325 to 350 Ibs. S9.306i9.GO; packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs. $9®£.3C; 350 to 425 Ibs. $8.6569.15; 425 to i50 Ibs. $S.70tjJ9. OTTUMWA-- Hogs lOc lower: 140 lo 150 bs. S7.45tfT7.75;'150 to 160 Ibs. $7.95'50.:" IliO to 170 Ibs. .58.45(1(8.75; 170 lo 180 Ibs. 5ft'9.35; ISO to 200 Ibs. S9.25fj9.55; £00 o 290 Ibs. f9.4afl-9.75; 290 to 325 IbS. $0.35 W9.65; 325 to 350 Ibs. S9.25fi9,55; 350 to 400 Ibs. S9.05g9.35; packers 275 to 350 bs. 58.95^9.25; "350 to 425 Ibs. 5B.85B5.15; 425 to 550 Ibs. S8.70B9. AUSTIN'--Hogs .10c .lower; .good .to choice, 1BO to 200 Ibs. $9.30St9.GO; 200 to 290 Ibs. S9.50rf 9.CO; 290 to 325 tbs. $9.40Sir 1.70: 32.1 to 350 Ibs. $9.30fi 9.GO; packing iOWS, good, 275 to 550 Ibs. SS.flO'SJM S O U T H ST. TAUI, LIVESTOCK. (Thursday M a r k e t ) SOUTH ST. PAUL, (/P)-- U. S. depart ment of agriculture-CATTLE 2,300; most slaughter classe opening about steady; early sales slaugh ter steers ?7#9.25; most heifers $7.5 downward: beef cows S4.756; best load $5.50; low cutters and cutters $3.50^4.50 bulls fully steady; bulk sausage bull $5.25(R5.75; few up to $G; stackers an feeders fully steady; medium anrl gooc steers S6$7-7.25; calves 3.400: 1 vealers iar^e ly 50c lower; some bids off more; goor 1 and choice around $7.50^3; Ihrowoul down toward $3.50. HOGS 6,500; market opening slow about steady;'good and choice 210 to .12; Ibs. $9.70G^9.65; top $9.85; 160 to 210 Ibs J9.50S0.75; 140 la 160 Ibs. mostly $989.60 !20 to 140 Ibs. largely $8.25{i9; bulk goo ROWS JB.45; medium grade sows down t ffl.75; average cost Wednesday $3.70 weight 216 Ibs. SHEEP 7,000; no early action, under tone weak lo lower on slaughter classes abput steady on feeders;' good arid cholc grad Iambs Wednesday· JIB.751? 10.3.5; eir treme top $10.50, COMH1XKD HOG RECEIPTS- DBS MOINES, (A 1 )--U, S, department of agriculture-- : Combined hoff receipts at 22 concentra- lon yards and 9 packing plants Jocaled n interior Iowa and southern Minnesota or the 24 h o u r period ended nt 8 a. m. 'hursday were 30,700 compared w i t h 20,00 n weelc ago and 29,500 a year ago. Generally lOc to 15c Jowcr than average Vednesday, undertone slow at decline; o a t i i n f j indicated somewhat lighter. Good nnd choice: Light \\K\\ts. 140 to GO Ibs. S3'i7B.80 light weights. ifiO to 180 is. S8/IO?i9.r0: 180 to 200 ibs. S9.50TiO.BS; ,cdtum weights. 200 to 220 Ibs. $9-60rft 0.05; 220 to 250 Ibs. S9.GO«fi 10,05; heavy velRMF, 250 to 290 Ibs. $9.60'S'1[).05; 290 O 350 Ibs. S9.50fTi9.95. Pa cki np sows, good: 275 to 330 Ibs. L3Qft9.5Q: .150 to 425 Ibs. $9^'5.30; 425 to 50 Ibs. $a,90JT9.15. O a l A H A LIVESTOCK. (Thursday M a r k e t ) OMAHA, W)--U. S. department of ag- culture-HOGS 5,500; sleady to lOc lower: top 9.90: 200 to 300 Ibs. S9.70E9.80: 170 to 200 bs. $9.45^9.50; 150 to 170 Ibs. $9^9.50: 10 to ISO Ibs. $g.SOif?9.15; 100 to 130 Ibs. 7.25'ff(1.65: pigs $6.50-^8.25; sows $9.15ft CATTLE 2.000: calves 300; sleady to trong; steers $G.501r11.25; heifers S9 own; cows S6fF7; cutters S.f.-IS'Jf 4.30; ulls S5.75tfifi.25; top vealers $9.50. SHEEP O.OHO; lambs weak lo 25c lower; -imbs 59.50WIO; best held above $10.25. LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO, m--Official estimated re- eipts Friday: Cattle 1,500; hogs 13,000; licep 9,000. Representative Sales (Th CHICAGO, gricullure-- Heavies-25 346 295 9 2GL u r s d a y . M a r k r L ) S. department H O G S 2 3 tcers- 0 9 R 8 n 3 !2 8 !fl 8 2fi 28 29 24 31 27 244 235 229 210 1211 1H3 1-.1.') 1101 1245 13011 1404 1426 STfl 1074 1044 80S 782 972 ]04:i 721 193 1BO US 10.00|G7 10.25|4I 10.20 89 161 Uaht Lighls 10.251114 15S 10.15(37 10.25| 10.30! ' CATTY, E ICow I 4 . 4 f l j y 14.25117 H I S : I B 14.001.12 1.1.50! i n 13.00J22 12.«o|33 . 11.2.V36 9.S01 8.001 7.50! fl.75| n.OO; 7.001 (5.501 1232 1221 1141 1021 B75 021 B74 823 10.25 10.00 10,20 10,00 9.50 9.25 7.25 7.00 6.40 6.25 5.511 S.OO 4.50 3.35 Colorado. 1 ; -- |E\vca 460 84 10.65175 !20 8B 10,60141 240 87 10.50:30 210 8B 10.40 Fort Weslcrns-- | 415 8-| 10.60) S3 I0.50J -15 94 10.40] 12B . lOfi 10..T5| nn MO 134 5.75 1BO 5.40 Miscellaneous UPTURNS LIFT WHEATFUTURES Dust Storm Reports From Nebraska, Kansas Are Factor. CHICAGO, (jP5--Late upturns lilted prices of all Chicago wheat futures Thursday to well above Wednesday's finish. Persistent dust storm reports from Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma were a stimulating factor. There were also advices that one- half to two-thirds of the Argentine wheat surplus has been sold. At the close, wheat was % to IVa cents above Wednesday's finish, May S1.35^ to $1.35%, July $1.19i/g to $1.19'A; corn % cent lower to Vi cent Higher, May S1.07y 8 to ?1.08, July $1.04Vs to 51.04V4; oats % \o-Vi cent off, and Stock List N E W Y O R K STOCKS ( T h u r s d a y F i n a l q u o t a t i o n s ) Al Ch -' Dye 233'. Am Can 109 Am Sm. Ref fi9 Am Sugar Ref 5lTa A T T 176',i Am Tob B yG Am Wat \Vks 23% Anaconda nO A T S F 74'4 A u b u r n Auto 33 Aviation Corp «','* Bnlt Ohio 27 Barnsdall 321 a Bcndix Avlat 2H Beth Stl 83'.; Borden 27'« Barg Warner B2Ta Caa D G Ale 29 Canad Pnc 16?a Chi N \V . r i4, Chi Gt West C M St P C R T A: P Chrysler Col G El Com Sou Con Edison Con Oil Con Can Cont Oil Del Corn Prod · fct! C u r l Us Wright 7!' s Dccre . Co 12-i^j P 2% 3 132 17Ti 0211 44V t Maytac McK Rob Mid Cont Pet Monlg Ward Worrell Co Nash Kcjlv Nat Biscuit Nat Cash R Nat Dairy Pr Nat Distill N n t Pow : Lt N Y Cenlral Norlbern Pac Oliver Farm Packard Mot Faram Pict Penney Penn R R Phillips Pet Radio Rey Tob B Sears Roeb Shell XJnioti Soc Vacuum. Sou Pac Std Brands Std OE1 Cal Std Oil Ind Std Oil N J Stewart Warn Studebaker SwHl Co Texas Carp 14V 31 'A 45 23% 33 24'A 53'A 131. 231, fWi 44 sa 3-UV 19 50'A IS Va 27 -% 16 STOCKS SHOVE UP GENERALLY Steels Assume Big Places Among Gainers as Day Shows Easy Rise. NEW YORK, (JP) ·-- The stock market ambled forward at a steady gait Thursday. Virtually all groups participated in the rise except utilities, which were somewhat hesitant. Steels assumed a more prominent place among gainers as ihe afternoon session proceeded. Other divisions out in front were rails, specialties, alcohols and meiuls. Fractions to a point or more higher were Evans Products, Byron Jackson, National Distillers, Schenley, Distillers Corporation- Seagrams, Missouri Pacific Preferred, Western Pacific Preferred, Southern Pacific, U. S. Smelting, Kennecott,, International Nickel, U. S. Steel, Bethlehem, General Motors, Chrysler, Standard Oil of New Jersey and American Can. U. S. Rubber Preferred, a high- stepper in the previous session, was again to the fore. Allegheny Preferred was bid up briskly. Showing little energy were American Telephone, Western Union, Consolidated Edison, General Electric and duPont. Bonds were irregular. Grains and cotton were narrow. The pound sterling and the French franc were steady. The position of the steels was a subject o£ much board room debate. Observers who termed the action of the steels an important potential cue to the course of the rest of the market argued it is logical to look for a more important technical decline in this group following the spectacular rise of the past few months. Curb Market C H I C A G O POTATOES. (TluirstUy M a r k e t ) CHICAGO, (/T5--U. S. department o( agriculture-- Polalocji 78, on Irack .113, tola! U. s. shipments ni3; old slock, dull, s l l g h l l y weaker tendency, supplies rather liberal, demand slow, limited mostly lo best slock; sacked per cwt. Idaho Russet Burh a n k s U. S. No. 1, $3.40ft3.7(l; U. S. No. 2 S2.75S2.95: practically free from cuts anrt clipped ends $.1.1593.17W Colorado Red McClurcs U. S. No. 1. few sales $3.2.V,i« t 3.40; Wisconsin Round Whites U. s. No i *2.35«2.55, mostly S2.35Ki2.45; Michican Green Mountains U, S. No. 1, J2.60. New slock slightly weaker, supplies ralher liberal, demand slow; track sales carlols, bushel crates rioritta Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. 1. one car $1,85; less than carlols il,85i?/1.95 a crate. BOSTON WOOI., ( T h u r s d a y M a r k e t ) BOSTON, .'f,--t). S. department at agriculture-- The price situation in the wool m a r k e t here was very irregular and unsettled Thursday. Holders of most lines of spot domestic wools were willing to make moderate, concessions from the peak of selling prices of about a month aco. but most mills were not showing any interest in Ihe wools offered In them. The few who,had some i m m e d i a t e requirements to cover from domestic wools:were able lo fill - fhcfr needs at ' price* below last week's quotation!. provisions unchanged to 10 cents down. CHtCAGO CASH GftAlN' ( T h u r s d a y Market) CHICAGO, llfi-- Cash wheat: No. 2 rn xed $1,4[; No. 3 mixed S1.3a'.^. Corn: No. 4 mixed ll.OGfil.OB'.-b; No. 3 yellow fl.lfWJl.ll'.i; No. 4 yellow SI. 06 rS-l.OSli; rfo. 5 yellow fl.lttlMn.OG'A: No. 4 while; No. 5 white S1.04',l®1.01; sample grade Sl.Ol'.i® 51.02 ',i. Oats: No. 2 mixed S2c: No. I white 53 if?53Wc: No. 2 white 53c; No. 3 white grade 50fit51c. No rye. Barley 80cct$l nom.; malting SI®1.46 nom. Timothy seed $6J(6.25 cwt.; new $5.75 $jfi cwt. Clover seed SZS'riSS cwt. 1-ard tierces $12.17; loose S11.5T; bellies SIC. Mason City Grain MASON CITY-- For Thursday No. S yellow shelled corn $1.05£ No. 4 yellow shelled corn $1.03 ',· Ear corn S5c White oats No. 3 ..: 48c Barley 60-90c Soybeans,. No. 2 yellow .$1.44 THURSDAY G R A I N CI.OSK. CHICAGO, tir-- WHEAT-- ·* Hirjh Low Close May 1.35% 1.3-Hi 1.35H July 1.10'A 1.17V« J.131« Sept, .-. 1.16 l.M-^k . l.i^i, CORN-May new .... l.OR'.V 1.07% l.TVn May old l.ns July new l.O^ii l.OS^ii I.IH'.'H July oM I.OHi 1.0 1 J.III-% Sept .BS'.i .D7!i .07','j OATS -May 50\'« .49V, ,4!v'. -Tilly 4*!'i .44 .44V. Sept 41 ii Al','* ,-IJIi SOYBEANS-May 1.57'i 1.57 1.57 July l.SS'.i RYE-May 1.12 I.10V« 1.11U July I.04U 1.0.1 "A!'. Sept 93 .OHi .33 BARLEY-LARD-- Mar. ....12.33 12.3(1 12.3H Mav 12.60 12.S2 12. XJ July I2.B2 12.77 12.811 Scnl 13.07 13.00 I3.o; BELLIES -May July 15,55 MINNEAPOLIS G R A I N (Thursday Market) MINNEAPOLIS. OT-- 52 ears: !-ac higher: No. 1 heavy dark northern spring 60 Ihs. $1.57»iStl.64»i: Nn. 1 dark northern S!) Ibs. S1.5fi%Si:1.63%; SB Ibs. 51.55a;,(rl.fi2Vii: fancy No. I hard Montana 14 per cent protein JI.47-VB$rl-4t3»a; pra'de of No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter $l.41 s ,)tjjl.43^«: hard amher dimlm No. I, SI.5011SI.6B",i; No. 1 red durum ?l.35'/,rTi 1.36»1. Corn: No. 3 yellow fl.nai.l3; lie tower. Oats: No. 3 w h i l e W;«iM*ic. OMAHA G R A I N ( T h u r s d a y Market) OMAH.A. I/PI-- wiitat: Dark hard No, I SI.40M.40Vii; No. 4, $1.3.1'/j; sample SI. 2414; hard No. 1, $1.39ff I.39'/,; sample hard S1.33'A®I.37; hard smutty No. 1 ?1.3«'/4. CXrn: Yellow No. 3, SI. 18: No. 4. Sl.IS'.i (PH.!.-.; sample $1.16. . . . Oats: While No. 3, 54'f?.5fi',ac: sample white SI 'Ac. M I N X K A P O I . I S FLOllil (Thur.idaj- M a r f f r C ) MINNEAPOLIS, «,_Ftoiir: Carload lols. per barrel in PR pound colton sacks Family patents unchanged, S7.70fi7.9fl standard patents unchangeri, $7.45a7.3 Shlpmenls 21.771, Pure bran S3lfr:u.n0. Elandarrl middlings $33«i.33.5D, Hides Quotations Famished tiy Wall 8rot M Ine.. 3DS F i f t h Street SoatbwesL : nnnsEinnES .Horsehldcs . i4.0 · G R E E N BEEF H I D E S Up to 25 Ibs 10'.4 23 Ibs. up 11 Bull hides (li 'C'urerf hides half cent more a pound (On aOove prices a cenl higher to wholesale dealers In wholesala loU.1 U. S. BOND CLOSE ( T h u m d a y MarkeD NEWYORK. Wi-- U. S, b o n d j closed: Treasury 4','is 17-52 lin.OB. Treasury 4s 44-S4 114.10. Treasury r^is ln-43 .lime 107.3, Treasury .Vis 43-47 10D.3. Treasury 3 i s 46-43 107.31. Treasury la 51-15 106.13. DuPont de N 17t'A Tex G u l f Sul 40 Gen Elcc 60V« Tiink Roll B 73W · Gen Foods W« Un Carbide 109»i Gen Mot 6711 Un Pac I35',i Gillette 38?1 Unit Air Corp 30Y4 ood'r T i; R 40\i United Corp C',« ? Iiidson Mot 22 Unit Drug 143'i J linois Cent 29'A U S Ind Alco 33n · nt Harvest 104 U S Rubber 58% nt Nick- Can OS'A U S steel lODVi nt Tel t Tel i n k Warner Pict IS',', · onus Manv nfi 1 .^ West Un Tel 76 resRc 2o',i West El i: M 13iH4 Lib O F Gl 77 Woolworlh 5TO ( T h u r s d a y Final Quotations) ilies Service 4l'« Nad Leather 2 Dc.vter ifi',4 N ,W Bancorp 14% Hellmann Bre 10% Quaker Oats 1]S'.^ Cat* DruK 15'/ S w i f t «: Co 27% KellORS Swits 10?i Swift Inll 31 V, ^ bbv McNeil HV* U t i l i t y i Ind Hi lid west Corp n'i Zcnllh , Soil -Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO., Mason City Office In Bar;lcy-Bcck Bids. Telephone No. 7, J)OW .fO.VICS A V E R A G E S Inits. K a i l s U t l l s . Cost! 188.06 58.23 34.75 Tolal Sales 2.130.000 C H I C A G O STOCKS Butler Eros' Marsh'l Fields 21'« Cord Corp 5 WalRreen Co 4S}'» N E W Y O R K CURB Am Gas El 42',i Ford M of Ca 27 Am Cyan B H2=« Ford M o£ Eng 7V Am Sxi Po Co 2V, Lockheed 14 Ark Na Gas A ton Niac Hu Pow lo?i As G Si El A 3V, S O Ky Co Ifl'i Can Ind Alk 6!1 Un Gas Co 12','. Eisler Slec 3y« Un L Po Co 9'/« El Bd Sh 25H N K W YORK STOHKS Alaska Jim H!i Inll Carriers 8','a AlleRhcny =','· Ind nnyon 37'.'* Allied Sirs ID Nash Kelv 2.T.V Am Fo Po 12V« Lambert Co 2'JV« Am Cr Sll Co 3!]i', Lchi B h Ft Ce 43 Am C F Co HHi Liquid Cb Cp 49 Am Pow Lt 13=ii Lorillard 2(i'A Am Roll Mills 3fi»/ a Mack Truck 55V« Am R S Co i« Mathicson Al 3f)',i A m e r Toh Co flfi McLollan Sirs n"« Arm A; Co 11% Minn. Mol Im 111% Arm Jfe Co p£ 115(4 M K T B? As Dry Gds 21-ln Mo Pac 4 ' ' A l t ncf 33*i Mot Products -Ifi^n Baldwin Lorn No Amcr 30?i Briefs MfB Co SfiV, Nn Amcr Avl 16 Bcndi.v 28 Otis Sloe! Co 2.'i»i Budd Mts Co 13 Owen III Gl 171 Burr Add 34',^ Packard Mot 12','n Byers A M Co 'a'/. Park Ulan Cop 3('« Cat Tractor S3t Pillsbury Fl .Itl'A Cer de Pasco 71^ Plymouth 2?Ti Ches A; Ohio fifi'.it Proc Gam 53 Chi Gt W pfd W, Pub S of N J 48?k CMSP.tP pld 611 Pullman 6!',i Coin Solvents la^i Pure Oil Co 20*/« Cont Motor .'t',i P u r i t y Bakery 20',-j Cudaliy Pack 41 \j R K O 9 Curl-\Vr Co A :or* Rein Rand 23 3 k Dist Corp Se 35 T n Reo Motors 9','* Douglas A i r GR'it SI Joe Lead Til Kastman 17;l'/i Simmons Co 33 Eaton Mfg Co .Wi So Cal Edison SS'.'m El Alllo Lite 4:l'.l Sperry Corp 2'2'i El Pow i I.i 12«i St G A; F. 13'.i Erie R R Co IBVj Tide W A Oil 21 Fire T i- Ru 37',i U S Tnd Alch 3L»H Fosler-lVhecl IS',', U S Smelter OOTi Freeport Tex 29 UMI P Li A 3 V « C-en Am Tran RTj V a n a d i u m 3H» T.lidrten Co 4f Un Oil Calif 2K' Kobe! S'l Un Gas fc Im IS'.ii nold Dusl 14'« Warrrn Bros 11 (I Gt Norlh Ore In'/. Western Myld 10!j Graham Paipc 4?ii Weslern Un 76 ^t Nor pfd 4U'* Worth Pump 42'g Hudson Mntnr 22 Yellow Truck 3414 H u p p Motors 2 1 .! Youncs S T RTA Lamson Brothers Market Letter MARKET K E V I K W · I V h e a t -- \Vhent opened steady Thursday morning and n l l h o u p h there were several period? of declining prices, lownrd t ic end ol the market prlcc.-i f i r m e d and closed somewhat higher. Winnipeg was firmer thm Chlc.ign n [(hough h u t litl c export business w.i* reported In Canadian wheat. There was buying of July and September wheat on our market, some of 1t bcirij? in i\\f_ character of short cov- erinc and Ihft May-July difference close to Ifie, Thn first o f f i c i a l estimate of the A r p r n l i n c n'hcat crop placed- I h n /iqurcx at 24fl,rVJ7,iWfl bushels *nd s t i l l available for export as of Feb. .1. at 120,^4.000 bupheiJu C n r n -- A Jowrr m a r k r l was a R * i n present Friday as Iherc wa* some liquidation NEW YORK. (/T)--Despite spolly support induslrial specialties and a few m i n i n g -shares recorded fair gains In the c:urb market Thursday. A $5 a ton advance Jn (lie price ot lead started a flow of buying orders toward various metal issues, (hough gains wore limited, by selling on the rise. There was early improvement in Sunshine Mininc, Utah Apex, and Wriht Harpreavcs.. Advances ranged from I to around I 1 . ·'* in Master Electric, Wnyne Pump and Colt's Patent Fire Arms. Great Atlantic and Pacific was boosted about 2^i. Among leaders slanting lower were American Gas and Electric, International Petroleum, United Gas n n d American Cyanamtd "B." Bond Market NEW YORK, C/T)--Junior rails won fiir- Ihcr ground In Thursday's bond market a.s various low yield corporate Issues sagged. In the In tier group some losses ran from major fractions lo a point, suygi itig investment sentiment was still tron- on Ihe question oE future mo no- rates. On the other hand. U. S. governments held to a fairly even line in spite ot a few minor dips. Some of the lower coupon treasuries e]ged up a little. While certain ot the rails were skipped over in Ihe buying movement fairly broad improvement in values was registered in early trad in p. As was the case Wednesday, demand was motivated by modest upswing in the general run oi carrier shares. Tr.ndlnp opinion was t h a i both liens and cciuMics were being helper by the currently /avorabJc trend of car- loadinRs. Fractionally higher prices were, paid for loans of Baltimore and Ohio, St. Paul Chicago and North Western, Rock Island Great Northern, M-K-T, Frisco anc Souihcrn Railway.- Bethlehem Steel 4 1 ,as cave up a point and '/« to \'i point was chipped away tram. Norlh American 5s, nnd Pacifi Gas 3^5. Industrial convertibles were mixed. South Americans helped to briphton th foreign list with a subslantia! number o Rains rumiitiR from fractions to iy. points. Italian and Japanese loans Also worked ahead. Produce MASON CITY--For Thurscla Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts ISc Heavy hens, 5 Ibs. and over ,.12c Under 5 Ihs 8 Stags, 5 Ibs. and over 11 Stags, under 5 Jbs 7 Cocks 6i All No. 2 poultry 4 cents less Merchants Quotation* Eggs, in trade 18-19C' Eggs, cash 17-I8c' Butter, Iowa State Brand. 40i Butter, Corn Country 33 Butter, Kenyon's 39 Butter, Very Best 40 Butter, Brookfield 39 Potatoes, russets, peck 75 Potatoes, cobblers, peck 52 ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These rep resentative quotations were ob mined by calling several grocerj stores. CHAPTER 24. Janet said, "Martha, I've had a /ire from Joel. He wants me to ome home." "Well, that's no reason for you look so worried. New, if he idn't want you to come, lhat'd be ifferent," Martha said reason- b!y. If Martha had hoped that her matter-ot-factness would banish lirt CHICAGO rnonucK tThtirmlny Markf!) CHICAGO. I,TI-- Butter 7,285, prices u n c h a n g e d . ECES 8,536. slendy; prlcr.. 1 ; unclinliRnri. Prtiltry: I.lvp, 35 (ruck*, linns rasic balance slca'dy: hens over 5 Ibs. nc, Ibs. nnd Inss H'^c: Lcphorn hens !3i colored sprinRB 19c; Plymouth and Whi nock 21c; colored broilers 23c; tvhi nock 2Hc: Pl.vmoiith Mock 25c; hardback IRc; I.cshorn chickens; roosters 13c Lccliom roosters 12c; turkey.s: Hens 20 young torn* 18c. oM 15c: No. 2 turkeys 15C! ducks 4V^r Ih.s. up w h i t e and colored 20c, small \vhilc nnd colored 17'.^c: ^ Ific; capons 7 Ibs. up 22c, less Ibs. 21c. Dayman FORGET 71* mtlaHTlf DaBfllrr, iJf/nA *fjunt »tlH/rrf; Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. M. SCHANKE CO. Telephone 1300, Mason City 54 5S 73 74 78 Hid and A s k e d Thursday, ent St El fi pet ptd (?23 par) 10 ent St El 7 pet pfd ($25 par) 11 ent St P L 7 pet pfd 16 hamplin Kef la 7 pc.1 pfd .. 100 reamery Package coin ...... 24 st Cons A . ^ . 23 A Hormel A pfd 104 eo A Hormet com 22 ntcrtate Power 6 pet pfrl .. IB nt'rstale Power 7 pet pfd .. 18 owa Electric Co 6\^ pel pfd i-a Eleclric Co 7 pet pld .. El Lt t Pow 6 pet pfd .. El Lt . Pow B'/, pet pfd El Lt if Pow 7 pet pld . Power Light 6 pet pfd 102 Power Light 7 pet pfd 103 Public Serv 6 pet pld 98 Public Serv 6',a pet pfd .. 99 Public Serv 7 pet ptd .... 100 a South Util 6 pet pfd ...... 77' a South Util Bis pet pfd .... 78 South Util 7 pet pfd 84 linnesota P L 6 pet pfd .. 94 linnesola P L, T net pfd .. 100 Torthern St Power 6 pet pfd 90 forlhern St Power 7 pet pfd 95 N W Bell Tel S'A pet pfd - . 105 " W St Portland Cement com 25 xRnth. Packing 6 pet pfd .. 100 xRath Packing 7 pet pfd .. 100 :alh Packing com 32 loux City G 3; .El 7 pet pfd 100 nlted Lt t Hys 6 pet pfd , - B6 n i t e d - L t Rys fi.36 pet pfd 86 niled Lt ic Rys 7 pel pfd .. 92 Western Grocer pfd 97 Western Grocer com .,..,,., 16 Called 4-15. x Called 3-1. 12 13 18 25 24 107 23 18 20 56 57 - 75 76 80 104 105 100 101 102 79 80 8S 96 102 92 97 35 102 88 88V- 94 100 18 LEGAL NOTICE O R I G I N A L NOTICE I The District Court nt Tou-a. In a n d f o r Cerro G o r d o County. A p r i l A. 1». }D:l7 Term. Arthur O'llarrow, Plaintiff. ' vs. cnnie Foster, a widow; and Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Defendants. 0 Jennie Foster, a w i d o w ; and Cerro Garilu C o u n t y , lAiva, tht A b o v e nametl defendants: You are hereby notified that there 'ill be on file in the office of the 'lerk of the District Court of the above arned County and State on or before he 24th day of March, 1937. a petition f P l a i n t i f f claiming a personal judg- ient against Jennie Foster, defendant, or $lr0.00 with interest thereon at R r ,'o a n n u m from the 31st day of An- usi, 1933. as justly due plaintiff on one ertain promissory note dated August 1, 1033, and executed and delivered A r t h u r O'Harrow; and further asking u d g m e n t against Jennie Foster for osts. i n c l u d i n g attorney's fees as pro- idcd in said note. And claiming gainst all of yon the foreclosure of ertain real estate mortgage of even ate with said note, and securing the arr.e on the following described real state, to-wit: L o t O n e ( I ) In Auditor's S u h d i v i l l o n of Lot Thret tS) In I.ol Tu-o (2) in S u b i l i v l s i n n - o f - the N o r t h w e s t ! " Quarter ( N W ! i ) of the X o r t h w e s t Q u a r - t e r ( N W ' / i ) , S e c t i o n E i g h t e e n ( I K ) , T o w n s l l l n N i n e t y - s i x (Jlfi), Kati|:« T u - e n l y - o n e 1 2 1 ) , I n Cerro G o r d o C o u n t y , Iowa; And that a Receiver be appointed to ollect the rents and profits; and also writ of possession issue to put the turchaser u n d e r this foreclosure In pos- cssion of said premises. (For f u r t h e r particulars see petition 1 he on file as above stated.) Now, you appear thereto ;.... lefond on or before noon of Ihe sccont day of the April 1037 Term of said Cour be held at the Court House in Ma- City, Iowa, in said County, commencing on April 5, 1937. d e f a u l t wil be entered against you and judgmcn rendered thereon in accordance 'with the prayer of said petition. H1NES MOUNT. Attorney f o r P l a i n t i f f X O T I C E TO V O T E R S Under the plan of p e r m a n e n t regis ration adopted hy the Cily of TVIason -lly, you can register at anytime, dur ng the office hours at the office of th City Clerk in the City Hall, except dur ng the ten day period prior lo any election. If you are not registered, or. havin registered, have changed your residenc address since registering, or, if a worn an. have changed your name by mar riage or divorce, you must register, cor reel your address, or re-register to able you lo vote. I-nst day ' for Registration for Schoo Election lo be held M.ircrj K, 19r,7 Friday, February 26, 1J137. RENA B. 5V1ACK, Commissioner of Rcgistratioi he cloud from Janet's brow, she met with no success. "Martha, I'm a little worried, le says in his telegram that I'm lot to believe any 'silly rumors.' Vhat do neans?" you suppose that Martha was up on her newspa- er columns. She hesitated only a ' ~ " " "Well know moment. Then she said, low, dear, you ought to vhat Hollywood is by now. Yo'u an't brush your teeth without ome one of those writers thinking pou're doing it because you want o bedazzle someone of the oppo- ite sex. They pry into everything nd first thing you know they've nanufactured something that isn't rue." . , I know all that," Janet said atiently, "But do you have any dea what rumors these are? You've got an evasive look in your eye and I suspect you." "I don't know anything except hat . . . well, there was thai lit- le item about Joel taking thai. Driest girl to dinner at what's that place? The. Truckerdero?" 'The Trocodero," Janet corrected absently. She was thinking. There had been Lisa's letter. Toel himself had said that he had een to a party given by Carol at ler Malibu Beach house. But then IB was playing opposite her in a licture. It was only natural that would be seen with her. Except that -He had said he'd been to the boxing bouts with her. Lisa said she had been surprised to see him at the Plovers' with her. She acts as though she owns m. f Janet felt suddenly as though she had 'been hit by a very large, very devastating cyclone. She sat down on the side of Martha's bed. Little things that by themselves were of no moment added up to a :otal that rather took her breath away. It mightn't have beeri a to- al of any importance except that Griest was part of it. Little hings Janet had heard regarding he star before she left Hollywood jegan to assume proportions in her mind. annexation wanted, Carol's insisting that her studio get Joel to play opposite ler; Carol's agreeing to give Joel equal billing.. "Martha," Janet said, "it looks as if one of those well-known crises is coming into my life." "What crisis?" Martha asked calmly. "It looks like another woman." "Husbands don't usually run to their wives when it is another woman, -child." "Mine would," Janet said conclusively. 'As long as he does, you've nothing to worry about." "No, I don't suppose I have -now." ' "Meet trouble when it comes to you, Janet. Don't go out to welcome it." "I'm not going to." Janet and went to the window. She was surprised to find that nothing had changed. The gray film t h a t spread itself over her peace had not affected the world. The sky was bright blue, the green and pinks of the garden were the same hue. A puppy played in the garden and small Mary chased it as happily as she had an hour before Janet's world had suddenly become sn insecure place. "It's not the first one I'm afraid of," she went on. "It's the habit of them. I've seen it happen to other girls who had attractu-e husbands. At first the men are a little frightened and a little surprised that other women find them attractive and they recognize that it affects their plan of living. Then there is the next one and since the first one worked out all right, they feel they have a little more rope." "Nonsense!" "Oh, no, it isn't. I've seen it. Carol's unscrupulous of the man she After a little while they .discover they are in no danger and the game gets to be exciting. It doesn't really do them any harm but oh, Martha, it does destroy something. There is no longer tha.t feeling of just being part of two people. The complete closeness is gone." ."Now, young woman, you're getting morbid. I've known a lot of young married people and they all feel the same way once or twice and then it works out all riglit You aren't going to be any different. Wait and see." "I'll wait and see but we aren't like other young people. Out in California our lives aren't like the lives of young peofje anywhere else. Everything we do is exaggerated. It's a make-believe world that comes out of nothing and frequently collapses into nothing." That was the first - time that Janet had ever said those things to Martha. "Most of us out there were once poor. Suddenly we are rich. Martha, I used to spend 50 cents a day for three meals for two people. Today my dinner parties cost as much as ?500 a piece. Everything is like that. It's all out of proportion. "There are wars going on in the world. People are born and die. Great discoveries are made, books are written, skyscrapers are built, careers- are made or ruined all around us, yet everything is translated into picture terms. If it can't be, it is not recognized, Tt just isn't happening if it doesn't fit into the narrow confines of our little, tinseled circle!" Martha cleared her throat but Janet didn't hear her. "How can you expect normalcy in a world that trades on emotions? Everything is emotional. Register pain! Register joy! Emote! Suffer for the camera! What have you got left when it is over? Fatigue or synthetic emotions left over from the day working before the camera. It's got to affect your point of view a n d - i t does! "I wanted to have a baby. I thought that was one way to give some substance to our lives. The studio--the studio! -- said we couldn't! It wasn't a good idea because it would affect Joel's box office draw with the public!" "Then why not assert your right, rlear? No studio could tell me what I was going to do," Martha said stoutly. The fire of Janet's denunciation had died down. "Yes, it would, Martha, if your husband was in my husband's place. Joel spent too many years of his life not knowing where the next penny was coming from. Now we don't know where the last one went. But I intend matters to be different when I go back. We're going to save something out of this against the day when Joel tires of it. Then we'll be free. We'll have our own lives to lead them!" When Janet said that, she realized that if they had thir own lives to live independently of Joel's picture work, they would, have something that she could not even see. For there was nothing that Joel ever said he wanted to do. Unlike Janet, there was no future for him. He had long since stopped speaking of what he wanted to do in the theater. He was a movie actor now; the artist had disappeared. She realized as she had once before, and that was only an hour after they had been married, that she knew little of the man she had married. She knew his faults and his virtues, his reactions good and bad, the things he liked to eat, the thousads of intimate things a wife knows about her husband. But she did not know what was behind the curtain of-the present in his mind. If he had a philosophy of living, it was foreign to her because it was unknown to her. "I'd better start packing," she said, "and send a wire to JoeL I"ll surprise him. I'll fly out." (TO BE CONTINUED) N O T I C E I n t h e D i s t r i c t C o u r t o f lou-i i n .nil Orro frirdr C o u n t y . S l a t e of Iowa, P l a i n t i f f V5. C. H. Cords and One Ci-rlain tn.ffl Mas ter Town Sedan Chevrolet Automobilp Defendants. I n C. U. Corrtj a n d to all o t h e r s to I v,'hrm II may r o n c e r n : You 2nd each of you pre hcreby noli- f i e d that there is now on file in the office of Ihe Clork of the District Court of Iowa, in and for Ccrro Gordo County. An Information charging t h a t a certain 1U3R Master Town Sedan Chevrolet automobile, bearing moior No. 5530797. factory No. 21FA10-20B3. was employed in the transportation of Intoxicating liquors In violation of law, and asking t h a t the said conveyance be dealt w i t h as provided by law. You ore f u r t h e r n o t i f i e d that s.ild matter will come on for hearing on the 20th day or March. 1037. at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at Ihe court house In Mason Cily, Ccrro Gordo County. Iowa, and t h a t unless yon a p p e n r and show good cause to the contrary the said a u t o m o b i l e will be forfeited and sold hy the sheriff of Cerro Gordo County. Tnwa, as provided by law, and that all claims in and to or against the said automobile which are not f i l e d according lo law before the date scl for said hearing, wil] he f o r f e i t e d and n x l i n g u i s h o d . Dated this lllh day of February. 11KV7. T. A. BEAHDMOKE. J u d g e of Ihe 12th .futiicial District of Iowa, . . tban N E W YOItK P K O n i l C E (Thnrsday niirke.IV NEW YORK, Ml--Butler 'l3.200, firmer; creamery higher than extra 355J Sa^lc; extra f02 score) 34?;c; firsts (8851 scores) azyjitlM'.'jc: seconds (8-1.87 scores) an^aflXic; centralized (9D score) 34c. Cheese loa.737. f i r m and unchanged. Eggs I7.057. barely sleady; mixed colors unchanged. In the May. The deferred futtirri were sleadicr. particularly September where there WAS a hack s p r e a d i n g between September whcal and September corn. There was modcrale liquidation In oats Thursday logether with n e l l l i i s by local traders but prices recovered some of t h e i r losses I n f l u e n c e d by the, lata upturn in wheat and corn, M M V YOIIK S U H A R . (Thursday M a r k e t ) NEW YORK. W)--Raw sugar unchanged at 3.5-ic for sp^l. Futures Irregular. May No. 3, 2.filc. j\'ly 2.60C. or 2 lo 3 points net lower; May No. 4, l.lav^c and July l . l f i l i c or 14 In ; ,,oint net hich- er. Refined uncharged at Sc for fine granulated. CniCAGO rrtomicK. (Thursday Market) CHICAGO. (Hi--Butler futures closed: Storogc standards, February 32 3 ^c; March 32 ",c. Egg futures: Fresh graded firsts, February 2Hlc; storage packed firsts. Maich 22c: refrigerator standards. October 2.'c. Potato futures: I d a h o Russets. March No. I, W.BO: March grade A J3.61; A p r i l trrade A ta.OO. Namert Beputy Sheriff. GARNER--T. R. Ttiehm, steward al the county farm and a formn'r sheriff nt Hancock county, has been appointed deputy sheriff by Sheriff Leslie M. Brower. MARVEL'S LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS! Eyery Wednesday and Saturday We arc npcratinsr two hip cattle, \\og and sheep sales each week. JOB (n 500 Cattle each «cek. SPECIAL NOTICE, SATURDAY, FEB. 20TH We will sell 25 head of extra choice pure bred Hereford breed- Ing cows, breri to a registered Hereford bull. They will calf this spring and must be seen to be appreciated.--We are selling a lot. of fat cattle each sale. Also having big runs of butcher cattle such as fat cows, fat bulls, veal and odd lots o£ cattle. We have packer buyers from all over Iowa who are ready to pay the market on your fat cattle. We are getting nice runs of stock cattle, all weights. Now is the time to buy those cattle for pasture. Remember, all cattle are sold by weight. Every cattle pen is under cover with feed and water in each pen. Accommodations are the best in the state. HOGS--The runs of feeder pigs have been light recently with good demand for all weights. Good brood sows are in strong demand. SHEEP--Bred ewes are in strong demand. Have a customer for 50 choice black face ewes. They must not be over 3 years old and extra good. Remember, you may send your stock to our barn any time day or night and will be fed and cared for. We solicit your consignments for either oC the above sales and guarantee full value and a snuare deal. Horse and Mule Auction! Every Tuesday Receipts of horses this week were only 74 head. The weather has moderated and roads are open again. We had a large crowd at the sale with more buyers t h a n we have had in a year. We have buyers from Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut and a host o£ Iowa buyers. The trade was active and prices $10 to $15 higher on the best classes. We will have around 150 head of horses next week. Have a lot of good market horses consigned for this auction, also some good mares in loal. To the Consignor Will say that these horses are selling from $20 to $30 per head cheaper than they were a year ago. However, the trade shows a little more action than it has recently. Would advise that you get your stock in the barn with us in the next two weeks as we believe that will be the best outlet. We have buyers each week for all classes of horses. Please advise us early as to what you will have. It helps vis balance the market. Killer top $12,00, To the Buyer.--Our horses are all fresh from the country. We are in the heart of the good horse country in Iowa. We are getting a lot of good shaped horses and a lot of good mares in foal. You may get a truck lend or a car load here any sale. All horses are hitched after they are sold. MARVEL SALES CO, - - - WEBSTER CITY, IOWA I

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