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10 TMifer. Feb. I, 1*44 MASON CITY OLOBE-GAZI5TTE I have already given 2 cousins to the war,' I stand reddy to sacriliss my-- wife's brother.-Browne (Artemus Ward) DANCE TONITE (TUBS.) AT Danish Masquerade Malek's Accordion Band, · PUBUC INVITED · Says Hotels Streamlined for War Job In co-operation with the government's vital food conservation program, the hotels of Mason City have streamlined their menus, Joseph Gillam, Mason City public relations chairman of the American Hotel association, and proprietor of the Hotel Eadmar, declared "The so-called extras virtually lave been removed from the menu" explained Mr. Gillam, "in order to reduce the possibility of waste, in both food and manpower." \ The majority of hotels, for example, have sharply reduced the CHUCK HALL Wed. EARL HUNT Fri. LYNN KERNS Sat.- 17 c TILL 6:M THEN rie Ta* - Child. He IV TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY umber of entree* so that the menu really reflects the acute ood shortages we ai"e lacing. 'Use of rationed food has de- rcased considerably. Meat con- umption in a typical hotel has ropped . approximately 15 per ent in the past year. Use" of foods hat are plentiful and non-ra- ionedv has increased in keepin] with government policies;" Mr. Gillam cited bread and rolls as another example of streamlin- ng of menus. Before the war, he aid, many hotels offered 6-or 7 varieties. Today, the hotels generally are offering only 3. "Both guests and the general public now accept- the fact that lotel restaurants are rationed and must surrender points the same as the housewife," said Mr. Gillam. "Our chefs have done a grand job in preparing new and appetizing dishes from the foods that are plentiful and non-rationed." Ex-Congressman Hurt Durant, Okla., (U.R) -- Former Congressman Wilbur Cartwright, D., Okla.,'has suffered a broken leg in recent lighting in,Italy, Mrs. Cartwright revealed. Cartwright is mayor in the allied military government branch, attached to the British 8th army. Two One Fined on Charges of Intoxication Bert Kappus, 1805 Hampshire S. E., forfeited a $10 bond before Police Judge Morris Laird Monday on a charge of intoxication. Kappus was arrested by police at 11:05 p. m. Monday at First and S. Federal. Wilbur Jensen, 942 llth N. E., forfeited a $10 bond on a charge of intoxication. He was arrested in the first block on West State at 10 p. m. Saturday. Fernia Miller, 27^ First S. E., was fined $10 and costs on a charge of intoxication. He was arrested in the 200 block on S. Federal at 8 p. m. Saturday. Hoo Prices Little Changed MASON CITY 2NB nog Knees Lime ^ nan g ea | N p AYMENTS oN WORK BENEFITS' English Banker Leaves $80,000 to Churchill London, (#")--Sir Henry Strak- osch, banker-economist who died last October, bequeathed Prime Minister Churchill 580,000 as "a token of friendship and gratitude for his and his wife's great kindness and hospitality," it was dis- 25,000 HEAD ARE RECEIVED Packers Have Difficulty in Handling Receipts Chicago, (/P)--Prices of hogs rein a i n e d nominally unchanged Tuesday with the top of $13.75 paid for most bracket weight hogs. Fed steers and yearlings, mostly medium and good grade, sold slowly. Good and choice Colorado and Wyoming fed lambs topped at Midwest Livestock (TUESDAY'S PRICES) Albert L» ^ Austin, Minn. Mine. Trend Good Butchers-- Steady 140-150 l!w »»·* 150-150 Ibe. *1°-TO 160-170 Iba. *U.10 170.180 Ibs. SH-TO 180-200 Ibs. »!"» 200-220 Itx. 113.40 220-240 Ibs. 113.40 Z40-WO Iba. 260-270 Ibs. · REDE THE BUS · Late Bra TonHe tues.; Also Every Wei, Fri., LAST TIMES TUESDAY · "Man From Down' Under? Charles Laughton ''HANDS ACROSS BORDER" Roy Rogers PALACE STARTS WEDNESDAY | ALSO | RfDrums of Fu Manchu" A FIRST RUN CO-HIT I MAD MAN ON THE LOOSE] TERRORIZING 2 NATIONS) Don't Miss It. Ends Tonite (Tue.) "KING'S ROW"' "Ghost On the Loose"* Diana Robert BAKRYMORE CQMMINGS l«1klirb!hrrn»»t«i PLUS GHOST SHIP DIX FOOD i . . that's tempting . . .that's delicious . . . that's economical. Truly, here's a mighty fine place to eat. We're experts at preparing dishes that taste like "more." THE SODA GRILL closed Saturday. The estate, valued $16.35 to packers. (WFA--Salable hogs 25,000; at about $9'818,000, was one of the largest disclosed recently by British death records. Jan Christiaan Smuts, prime minister of South Africa and a close personal friend, was left $40,000 and Minister of Information Brendan Bracken *" queathed $10,000. be- ALSO - NEWS Matinee Wed. 2:00 P. m. GTs Get Real Service With Telephone Calls Tampa. Fla., (UPJ--"G. I. Joes" telephoning long distance from Drew Field in Tampa now have all the comforts of home. A "contact point" has been set up on the post complete with lounge, rest rooms and reading rooms, for the G. I.'s convenience while he awaits completion of his call. He may even munch a hamburger in the "contact point" res- turant and when his call comes, attendants will page him. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. total 31,000; slow, steady on 200 to 330 pounds to packers at $13.75 the top; few sales good and choice 50 to 330 pounds to other interest $13.00 to S13.50; other weights and sows strong; good and choice 170 to 190 pounds $12.85 to $13.60; few loads 340 to 370 pound heavies $12.75 to $12.85; good and choice 300 to 500 pound sows $12.10 to $12.35; estimated holdovers 14.000. Salable cattle 9,000; salable calves 1,000 fed steers and yearlings slow, but mostly steady; medium and good grade predominated in run; strictly choice offerings absent; bulk $13.00 to S16.00; top $16.50, paid for choice mixed steer and heifer yearlings low-choice 1503 w e s t e r n fee steers $16.40; comparatively little above $16.00 in steers and above $15.00 in fed heifers; heifer trade steady to strong; instances 10 to 15 cents higher on medium grades cows fully steady, and bulls steady to strong; vealers steady at $15.00 down; weighty shipper type sau- -360 Ibs. 112.53 -330 Ibs. ;.. »13.tO Good Packins Sow*-210-300 Ibs. Ml.TB 300-330 Ibs. Sll.W 330-360 Iba. 111.70 3W-400 It*. J.11.80 400-150 Ibs »11.50 450-500 Ibs. lll.tO 500-550 Ibs. S11.30 Steady * 9.60 I10.CO ·1MO J11.60 312.20 113.40 »13.40 113.40 113.40 »13.40 113.40 $12.90 $11.70 111.79 111.10 · 111.10 111.60 111.50 Steady 11130 112.00 ' 112.70 113.45 113.4$. $13.45 $13.45 113.43 $13.43 112.90 $11.79 $11.75 111.15 $11.65 111.55 $11.45 Cedar Rapids Study 111.40 $12.90 . 113.45 , $13.43 $13.46 . I12.S5 $11.70 . 111.60 111.50 111.30 sage bulls to $11.25; Ught and medium weight bulls $8.75 to $10.50; stoclts'cattle continued very scarce with undertone very firm. Salable sheep 4,000; total 4,000; steady; 2 loads good and choice Colorado and Wyoming fed lambs $16.35 to packers; load or so strictly good and choice lambs held above ?16.50; load medium to low- good yearling ewes to killers $12 75 load 2 year old ewes from same shipments $10.00; deck cull and common light yearlings and 2 year old wethers mixed $10.00 straight; odd lots native slaughter ewes $8.25 down. WHEAT PRICES TURK STEADY Oats Remain Weak Throughout Session Chicago, (IP)--Wheat prices turned fairly steady Tuesday as a result of a mid-morning rally which, however, failed to pick up enough strength to effect full recovery in the rye pit. Oats remained weak throughout the session due to the indefenite time for scheduled downward revision of ceiling prices. Wheat finished unchanged to 3 /4 lower than the previous close, May $1.70Va-1.70, July $1.67%, oats were off Vs to y t , May 79%, rye was Vt off to % higher, May £1 29%-l-30, and barley was unchanged to %. off, May $1.21%. CHICAGO CASH GEAIN (Tuesday Market) Chicago. 0**)-- Cash wheat none. Barley, malting Sl.25fll.44S4 nominal: BEACH-i South Shire, Clear Lake DANCING EVERY NIGHT Come--Try Onr Pelleions Food Steaks - Fried Chicken Home Barbecued Ribs Fried Fish --irley. feed $1.18gl.22Wi nominal. Field seed,per CWT: Timothy S5.75Q6 nominal; red top S14S15 nominal; rod clover S31.50 nominal; sweet clover 910,50 nominal. Local Livestock - HOGS MASON CITY--For Tuesday Steady. ' .^ Good light Ilgnts 1W-150 * ».* Good light lights 150-150 * 9.90 Good Ui£t llthta 160-170 J10.90 2ood light Il£bt9 170-180 911.SQ Good light lights 180-200 112-90 light lights 300-220 J13.40 - - - - . 320-2W J13.+0 , 240-270 113.40 . 270-300 *13.40 Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Tuesday No. 2 white oats 70c No. 2 "shelled corn (1516% moisture) - . 51-02 No. 2 ear corn '15%% moisture) -98c No. 2 soybeans Sl-80 Barley .^..75c-$l CHICAGO GBAIN CLOSE (Tuesday Market) Chicago. (*PJ-- Good med. wt. butchers Good med. wt. butchers Good med. wt. butchers LAST TODAY ir s -THE SINATRA SHOW "HIGHER and HIGHER" HEAR - SINATRA SING! CECIL MASON - CITY'S - FINEST - THEATER 4-BIG-HAPPY-DAYS STARTING-WED. u]V 1.67T* ept. 1.66S4 _ _ ______ t . Good med. wt. butchers .'. 300^30 $13.40 Good med. wt. butcbers Good packing towi . . 270-300 »11.1 Good ioWTT. 300-330 »1L50 Good sows S30-360 J11.70 Good sows 350-400*11.70 Good sows 400-450 S11. Aay uly .. Sept. . RYE-May Good sows . 450-500 »UOX1 WhenVWIfMeetsWOLfESS Due to excessive ma tl hof», please call (he plant before delivering; any h«a. JACOB E. DECKEB * SONS. CATTLE MASON CITY--For Tuesday Choice steers ano neiters ...114.00-15.00 Good steers *nd heifers ... $1240-13*50 Med. steers and heilen .... 110.00-11.50 Com. steers and heifers .... S 8.00- 9.50 Cows, dry fed S 8.50- 9.00 Com. cows « 7.50- 8.00 Butcher bulls 1 9.00-10.00 Bologna bulls S8.00- 9.00 Bologna bulls, light 1 7.00- 8.00 Cutters » 5.00-7.00 Canners, heavy $ 5.00* 6.00 Canners. lig^t A * 4.00-5.1 Fancy select calves 512.00-13.00 Calves, gd. to choice. 130-190 ill .00-12,00 Calves, (air to good .. 130-190 S 9.00-10J Calves, common to fair . $ 7.50- 8.5 Calves, cuB *4-OOd'wn SHEEP MASON CITY--For Tuesday Genuine sp. lamDs. go: to ch $14.00-14.75 Gen. sp. Umbs. med. to good $12^0-13.50 Fed ewes, good to choice $ 5.00- 6.00 MOTOR STOCKS LEAD RECOVERY Dividend of G. M. Is Unexpectedly Boosted New York, (IP)--Motor'stocks, spurred by the unexpected boost in the General Motors dividend, led the market on a modest recovery move Tuesday without touching off any strong general demand. While most groups participated to a greater or lesser degree in the advance after a mixed start, bullish enthusiasm was chilled a bit by the sluggishness of dealings on the comeback. A special offering of 30,000 shares of Paramount pictures at 23%, which was completed in fairly good time, helped put the 5-hour total at around 600,000 shares, one of the smallest for the year to date. Hails and specialties did relatively well throughout and gains near the close ranged from fractions to better than a point. Produce (Merchant Quotations) (Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse) MASON CITY--For Tuesday Eggs, current receipts 29c Springs, heavy breeds 24c Leghorn springs, 2 Ibs. over 21c Heavy hens 21o Hens, under 4 Ibs 18c Cocks, heavy ij 0 Cocks, Leghorns '. isc All No. 2 Poultry 4 cents less !, at retail 38c January Pay Almost 100 Per Cent Over December's Total January emp:oyment insurance benefit payments totaled $25,826 for an increase of almost 100 per cent over December's $13,378 in benefits, the employment security commission announced. The average weekly checi amounted to $11.43 which is tht highest monthly average ever attained. Payments made througr the Des Moines office topped instate with $6,829, Mason City cami 2nd with $3,842 in benefits ane* Ottumwa ranked 3rd with $2,267 Claims were filed by 1,969 un employed workers during thi month. This is the largest numbe of claims filed in any month sine February, 1913 when 2,129 claim were received but is less than hil the number filed in January las year. Claims filed In January 1942, totaled 16,887. Benefits were paid during 194' to 8,720 individual workers in th total sum of $513,545 as compare'JVjl with payments of $2,065,000 i;?Jf 1942. During the year ' *:··'»»' ia,uuv ij*- benefit?' reached the lowest point in his; tory. , V Approximately 575,000 lowj; workers earned wage credits du ing the year against the day wh they may become unemployed During the year also the cash rf serve fund increased rapidly aij now amounts to more than $40 000,000. · Many occupations contributed 1 the January claim total. Construe-',,, tion workers made idle by thei* completion o£ government build-';* ing, and the slowing down of re-| " and maintenance accounted] pair for many claims. 11 Other causes contributing to un-|. employment during the month were the slowing down of poultry/* and produce plants, the end of the! canning season and the curtail-1 ment of cement manufacture,^ while brick and tile companies, injr curtailing operations, providedtj their share of the claimants. A few salespeople filed claims as did for-^ mer workers in the seed corn pro cessing industry, while war indus-t tries, due to curtailment or lack] of materials, laid off a few wort " ers. Unusual as it may seem, few coal miners made idle by con-^ tinued mild weather have filedfl for benefits. 1.B6V4 Sutler, Iowa State Brand 49c Butter, Corn Country 48c Jutter, Brookfield . 1.30 July 1-2814 Sept 1.16V. Dec 1.27ft BARLEY-May Ulli July 1.19?i eSpt. l.lSli -ISVi .76','. .74 1.2951 1.2TO 1.16H .78V4 .76% ,71V. 1.28H 1.16*1 1.27 49c Zm CHICAGO FKODUCE (Tuesday Market) Chieas;*, - ;*p--Butter f i r m : receipts 463,914; market unchanged. Ecgs. receipts 12,983; weak: market unchanged. CHICAGO POULTRY (Tuesday Market) Chicago, (ffi--Poultry, live tirm; 2 cars 4 trucks; market unchanged. Miscellaneous CHICAGO POTATOES -· (Taesday MarnLng) hic*ED, ;P)--Potatoes, arrivals 90; on track 198; total U, S. shipments 883: supplies moderate; demand for best quality western, stock fair, market steady; for northern stock demand very slow, market weak and unsettled; Idaho Russet Burbanks U. S. No. I. 53.23H3.45; Colorado Red McClures U. S. No. 1. 53.47; Nebraska Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. 1. 53.49; Minnesota and North Dakota Bliss Triumphs Commercials 32: Wisconsin Chippewas good quality 52.30; Commercials $2.05; Florida Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. 1, $3 per 50 Ib. sack. Common. Bucks . S 1.00- 2.00 ,.. $ .75- J AVIS ALBEE DIES Eagle Grove--Funeral services for Avis Albee, 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Albee, were held at the Wilson chapel Monday, in charge of the Rev. C, W. Tompkins of the Methodist church. Burial was made in the Glenwood cemetery at Goldfield. Hides Quotations f«rntiHe« by W«lt Brw. 308 Fifth Street Southwest Horsebddes .. "GREEN BEEF BIDES Bull hide* ,...,,,, From 15 Ibs. up From IS Ibs. down 12c ·Cured hides Ic a Ib. higher. Also Ic a Ib. higher for green hides to wholesale dealers in wholesale quantities. Be Cuban law fixes the wages oE sugar-mill workers in ratio to the price of sugar. ESTIMATED LIVESTOCK BECE1PTS Chicago, (VP)--IWi F. A.)--Officially estimated salable livestock receipts Wednesday: Hogs 20,000; cattle 000; sheep 5,000. NEW YORK PRODUCE (Tuesday Market) New York. ()--Butter 519,841; firm Prices unchanged at ceiling. Cheese 568,754; nominal, no quotation? Eggs 15,248; easy. Current genera wholesale selling prices follow: ftlixoc colors, special No. 1, to No. 4. 47 Ibs.. an over 36 I .i'iJ37c; special No. I to No. 4 '46 Ibs.. average 35'Al£36c; extra No. 1 t No. 2. 47 Ibs., and over 35!£@36Ac: ex tra No. I. to No. 2. 43 Ibs., average " ' 35V«c; extra medium 40 Ibs.. average 29c extra pullets 35 to 37 Ibs., 25i£25Vac; current receipts 43 Ibs., average 35c; dirties 43 Ibs.. 33V«c; checks 32^32'^c. White special No. 1 to No. 4, 47 Ibs., and over 37'£338c: special No. 1 to No. 4. 46 Ibs., average 36%©37c; special medium 42 to 43 Ibs... 31Vi@33c: extra No. I and No. 2, 47 Ibs.. and over 36Vfc®37c; extra No. I and No. 2, 45 Ibs.. average SoVifjSSc; extra medium 40 Ibs., average 3Ic; extra pullets 3a to 37 Ibs., 26^0. Brown, special No. 1 to No. 4. 47 Ibs., and over 36£f36!-ic; special No. 1 to No. 4, 46 Ibs., average 35(133l^c: special medium 42 to 43 Ibs.. SO'^Sl'/ac;" extra No. I and No. 2. 47 Ibs.. and over 35335 l ,£c; extra No. 1 and No. 2 45 Ibs.. average 34Q.34^c; extra medium *0 Ibs.. 28t4c; extra pullets 38 to 37 Ibs., BOARD AND ROOM By GENE AHERN I'VE BEEN THINKING OVER WHAT JOSS WOULD BE OPEN TOR. YOU IM Mf TGUNbKr BACK. HOME,-i-"--BUT THEYAU-TAKE ftl SKILLED MEN,--SO I'LL K MAKE VOU AN ASSISTANT -TO'NICK' WHO HAS CHARGE Or THE COKE SHED I INDEED, AW UEAR AUI^T CLAEA, "^ I "REGRET THAT I CANT ACCEPT *HOUR. 13HUGHT F LIU ^ AT4D IrtSPLRIWG OCCUPATION OFSHOVoUNCTCOKE/-" . r/AY REASON FOR. DECLINING THT= HONOR, IS BECAUSE ·I AMGQlSGTOBEVEJCf BUSY WORKING ON A SSCRHT WEAPON f IVE 1NVEN 1 bU / SERGEANT SHOWS FILMS Alexander -- Sgt. Herbert F. Wirtz, who is spending a 20 day furlough at the Kenneth Myers home, after serving 18 months in Alaska, treated the Alexander community to a showing of colored movie films in the United church Thursday evennig. DURABILITY OF ROAD STRESSED Forde Lee Talks to Rotarians on Alaska Durability of the Alaskan miii-j tary highway was stressed bJ Torde Lee of Clear Lake, whd was in Alaska with the Duesen-l berg Construction company fo* 7 months in 1943, when he spokij at the Rotary meeting at the ~ tel Hantord Monday. The biggest trouble in Alaski is with the glaciers, according l j Mr. Lee. The ground at certaiil aeras, however, does not takl frost like it does in this countrjl For this reason he believes th;j the huge airfields being built Fairbanks and Northway will permanent. Praise for the construction oil and telephone lines throuf this area were given by Mr. IS and he said there was a possibi\ji ity later of constructing a secor'.U highway. He described many 'oft the scenes of Alaska in an exceptionally interesting talk. Father C. Burnett Whitehead presided. Guests of the club were Fred Iverson, Iowa Falls, and E. W. Clark, guest of Allen Beck. Will Consider Plans for Belmond Airport Belmond--A group of 50 businessmen will hold a meeting and a banquet at the library basement Wednesday night to discuss the possibility of a postwar plan for the construction o£ an airport in Belmond and the organization of a local flying club which will be affiliated with national civilian air patrol. POSITIVELY - IT - SETS -THE - PACE - AND - TOPS - ALL - FUN - SHOWS! CRYPTOQTJOTB--A cryptogram quotation R V C J W T W Q , A L C A M P F S V F P E A . L V F J C T W . H J P E C W V , V J J P W V P N D , C W Z K C T W -- D . F N A R V J . Yesterday's Cryptoquote: THAT MOST ANTI-SOCIAI. AJfJB ODIOUS OF ALL PASSIONS, ENVY-J. S. MILL. TO SOLVE CRYPTOGRAMS--In lolvint rypt««r«»i yo» most en«t»n U ih- «*ver whftl alphabetic character apptars mo*l frc^vendr. When this It d*ne, y*« feetin t» substitute yonr key letters. A-E-O are vsvallr the mftftt c«BMn*nly *st4 ··wels: N-R'S-T are cninm»n consonants. In *r4«r t« determine the cerrert placement of j*ar letters, it Is well t» Mily w*r ««*· *·* ** '*· and Ihre* letter wordj appeartnt In the pmle. Worts like kt. ke. «, M. tti and the. bat, an*, etc., often aid In the aelatlen. which Is · ussBfUsfcsi fry trial and error. IT yM MtttttsM* A rer o In «ne word, yo« snajt · the sam« In all Ihe words. M M WMka. 7M»* »e»ed rliht; If It *cs*'t, y»'ll have la try a|ai. Ones tM ktr imira *n la*s4 «ad correctly placed, tk* rat to isaally easy. PUBLIC SALE As I am going to quit farming, I will hold a Public Auction at the.farm located 3'/i miles east of Nor* Springs on paved highway No. 18; on FRIDAY, FEB. 11 Commencing at 1:00 p. m. c 37 -- HEAD OF LIVESTOCK -- 37 25 HEAD OF CATTLE: 3 Guernsey cows, milking; Z red cows, milking; 1 Shorthorn cow, milking; 8 Guernsey cows to freshen; 6 Guernsey heifer?, 2 years old, some to freshen soon; 4 Guernsey last spring heifer calves;, one good grade Guernsey trail. 12 HEAD OF HOGS: These are pigs weighing around 75 to 109 pounds. FARM MACHINERY, Etc.: 1 good John Deere corn planter No. 999 with 80 rods of wire; 1 end gate seeder; 1 mower; 1 corn binder; 1 harvester; corn shredder; 1 manure spreader; 1 -wagon box trailer on rubber; 1 wagon with hayrack; 1 3-sectkm drag; 1 hay loader; 1 damp rake; 1 8-foot disc; 1 Melotte cream separator; double unit electric milking machine; milking utensils including strainers, pails, cans; and other articles too nn-. ·erons to mention. 1 ESTATE OAK HEATING STOVE , TERMS: Cash, or make arrangements with clerk before the sale. Mrs. Frank Willier, Owner Jack Dvrsey, Amci First State Bank, Nora Springs, Clerk

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