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February 25, 1937

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./^~j^jfr^^ TWENTY-TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 25 · 1937 LIVESTOCK MARKET TURNS UPWARD HOG PRICES UP 10 T015 CENTS Top.Price of $10.15 Paid;' Sows Strong to Dime Advanced. CHICAGO, (/P)--Livestock prices here Thursday turned upward. With only 8,000 fresh hogs in · t h e pens available to open trade after the packers had deducted the 5,000 sent them on direct billing, trade opened fairly active and shortly before noon quotations had risen from 10 to 35 cents above Wednesday's averages. A top price of $10.15 was paid, arid good choice hogs sold from ?9.G5 to $10.10. Sows were strong to a dime higher. Price upturns were, also chalked up in. the cattle quotations. Fed steers and yearlings were mostly 10-15 cents higher than Wednesday's figures, and in some instances were up a q u a r t e r . Weighty steers and well-conditioned yearlings were in broad demand. She stock was firm a n d . scarce. Vealers were steady to 25 cents up. Although fat lambs opened slowly, there were indications quotations would be strong to 25 cents higher before trading finished. Fa sheep scored price increases of 1 to 15 cents. MILLIONS OF DOLLARS 600 550 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS AWARDED SOUBCC- F » DOUCE COUP. CCUPH.f.o rnOU »CTU«1_ COKIRJCT RECOI11M IN THE 37 SUUS E/ST CF tl« NQCICY MOUHTAINS AND ESTIMATED TQ REPRESENT ABOUT 3lX OF THE ACTUAL CONSTRUCTION VOLUME M THE UNITED STATES. 'NO^-RESIDENTIAL' INCLUDES COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL. FACTORY. HOSPITAL a INSTITUTIONAL. PO6LIC. RELIGIOUS a UEUOfilAL SOCIAL a RECREATIONAL MILLIONS OF DOLLARS 600 550 Hog Markets Local Livestock MASON CITY--For Thursdaj HOGS Ten xcnls higher. Good light ligbls ... 140-150 5 7.20- l.a Good light lights ... IsO-lCO S 7.70- 8.0 Good lights 160-110 S B.30- 8.6 Good ligMs 170-180 $ 8.85- 9.1 Good lish' blllchers 180-200 S 3.15- 9.4 Goad light butchers 200-220 5 3-35- 9.C Good me. wL butch. 220 T 2SO. S 9.35- 9.6 Good me. wt. bulch. 250-270 S 9.35- 9.6 Good me. wk. bulch. 270-290 S 9-35- 9.6 Good heavy butchers 290-325 S 9.25- 9.: Good heavy butchers 325-350 S 9.15- 9.4 Good heavy butchers 350-400 5 9.00- 9.3 Good packing sows . 275-350 S 8.BO- 9.2 Good heavy sows ... 350-425 S 8.70- 9.0 Good big heavy sows 425-500 S 8,30- S.! Good big heavy sown 500-550 S8.30- 8.G (The above is a 10:30 truck hog marke for'good and choice hogs. The differcnc in price is for short and long haul hogs. CATTLE Mason Cily callle mostly steady wilh calves a half dollar lower. Choice'to prime steers S10.00-11.5 Good lo choice slecrs S U.OO-10.0U Fair to good steers S 0.00- 8.00 Low grade steers '. S-1.00-!.00 Choice to prime' yearlings' :. 5 9.00-10.01 Good to choice yearlings ... S 7.00- 9.0i Fair to good yearlings .... S 5.00- 7.0( Common to fair yearlings .. s 4.00- 5.0( Good to choice heifers . 5 7.00- 9.00 Fair to good heifers S 5.00- 7.00 Common lo fair hellers .... S 3.30- o.DI Choice to-prime cows S 5.00- 0.00 Good to choice cows S 4.50- 5.01 Fair to good cows : S 3.50- 4.25 " F a i r to good cutters S 3.5Q- 4.00 Common, lo fair cutters .... S 3.00- 3.50 Fair lo good canncrs s 2.75-3.00 Common to fair canners .... 5 2,sO- 2.75 Good lo choice bulls S 4.50- 5.50 Light hulls S 4.00 Calves, gd. to choice 130-190 s 6,00- 1.00 Calves! mcd. to gd. 130-100 S 3.50- 6,00 Calves, infer, to gd. 130-180 5 3.SO d'wn LAMBS Lambs, 'gd. to choice 70-90 s 8.25-8.50 Lambs, mcd. to good 10-90 S 7.25- 8.25 Lambs, fr. lo medium 10-30 S 4.25- 7.23 Lambs, common- ' S 4.25-d'wn Yearlings, gd. to ch. 70-00 S 5.00- 6.00 Yearlings, medium to good s 4.00- 5.00 Yearlings, fair to medium S 3.00- 4.00 Yearlings, culls S 2.00- 2.50 Native ewes, good to choice S 2.05- 4.00 Culls, ewes .-. S 1.00- 1.50 Bucks S 1.00- 2.00 Wethers. 2 year olds s 5.00- 6.00 Wethers, old. S 3.00- 5.00 Buck lambs 51 lows. No dock on lambs. .' Quotations subject to market fluctuations. . . CHICAGO LIVESTOCK ( T h u r s d a y Market) CHICAGO, W)--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 13.000; I n c l u d i n g 5.000 direct; mostly lOfirlSc higher, than Wednesday's average; sows strong to IOC higher; pigs steacly; top $10.15; bulk Rood and choice ISO to .100 Ibs. S9.D5® J0.10; good sows largely S9.251J 9.(iO. CATTLE 5,000:'calves 1,000; fed steers and yearlings steady to 2ac higher; mostly 'lOSf'loc up; 1 with good and choice kinds showinc. advance on shipper accounts; weighty steers and well-conditioned yearlings in broader demand; common and m e d i u m grades about steady on most killer and packing accounts, top 514.SO paid for l.SOfl. and 1.400 Ib. averages: several loads 1,350 to 1,550 Ib; steers SIS Q 13.65; common and medium grades 57.50 CriS.JJO; all she stock ficm, scarce; cutter grade cows and ]o\v price heifers active; hulls steady at $G;50' down and vcalers .steady to 25c higher with selected weighty shippers vcalers showing su- vance In bringing 59.75iflO, but mostly 59,50 down. SHEEP 8.000: including 500 direct: fat lambs supply around 50 per cent from Colorado, few fed western ewes, ye^r- linp and two year o]d'wethers; fat lambs opening slow; . early indications strong in '2.7C , Jifpher; tc\v Tow choice handy weights $10.iiO: $10.65 bid on closely sorted kinds held at $10.75; fed yearling wethers $9,50; two year olds 58.50; fat sheep l O W l o c higher; h a n d y weights fed western ewes $6.40. SIOUX .CITY LIVESTOCK (Thursday Market) SIOUX CITY, m--V. S. department of-acriculturo-- CATTLE 2,000; slaURhler steers 'and 3'earlinp* fairly active, strong; q u a l i f y ralher plain; heifers steady; beef cows active, stronp; cutter grades slow; stock- crs and feeders scarce, steady; few uood heavy beeves $11.25: small lots pood aronnrf SIO: numerous pales short feds S7.25'ii9.25; car lols cood heifers up Id 53.50: medium $B down: beef cows $4.15 TlB.25; few $7: cutler prades S3.25fiT4.25; small lots common and medium slock slecrs $5!6.2:): clirrcnl stncker and feed callle ntiolalions; Slecrs 550-800 Ibs. uood and choice SG.nO(i 8.50; common and medium . S4.5(1S76.50; 800-1,050 Ibs. Rood and choice $6.50(ZR.RO; common and medium 54,75*^6.50: leifcrs Rood and choice S3 25 (iiB.25; common and medium S-tff?5 2fj- cows Rood S3.75R4.25; common and medium S3.25K3.75: calves (steer) oood and choicff $C.50fr : 8.50; medium f3fie.Ha HOGS 3.SOO; slow; scattered early sales fully steady: top $9.75; 190-300 Ib. butchers $9.50559.65; packer top $9.65: mo-190 Ihjs. lleht SOfflO.SO; 1CO-100 Ibs. Hahf; ?B,50«9; slaughter pigs S0.25B8.50- sows scarce; feeder pies SB down; stags up lo SHEEP 2,000: no early fat lamb notion: undertone around steady; late Wednesday fed xvoolcd lambs 25 to Kft cents lower; moslly SIOai0.25; | 0 p $10.25. l . -I SOUTIf ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK ' (Thursday Market) SOUTH ST. PAUL, vn--V. S. department of agriculture-CATTLE 2.100: slaughter steers open- I n n about sleady; few ijood yearllncs anrt slceri sn.25fi-ll.2.5; bulk down to 87.25; she slock steady to weak: mosl heifers around $5.fiof?7.50; good beef cows SSMtSKAa; plain anrt medium cows f4.7,TFi,i,SO: low cullers and cutlers S3 25 _5M.2S or more: bulls sllghlly lower; b'tlk SiJiS.SO; few up in jfi; slockers steady; JJCd to choice feeders S7rS8: calves 2.HOO; 58fb "'· bulk 7S8; cnolc! ««l«i* MIDWEST H O G S Hog prices at midwest markets Thurs day; WATERLOO--Hogs 10 cents higher Good to choice 140-150 Ibs. 87.35^7.65 150-160 Ibs. $7.8588.15; 160-170 Ibs. $8.4 5[8.75; 170-180 Ibs. S9K9.30; 180-200 Ibs $9.30ij|9.60; 200-230 - Ibs. 5.9.4069.70; 290 325 Ibs. $9.30fiJ9.CO; 325-350 Ibs. $9.2011 9.50; packing sows 275-350 Ibs. S8.90ffl9.2d 350-425 Ibs. ?0.15®9.05; 425-550 Ibs. $8.60 CL1IAK RAI'IDS--Good hogs 140-15 Ibs $7.35ii7.65; 150-160 Ibs. S7.05jJ8.15 160-170 Ibs. S8.35dt8.65: 170-180 Ibs. $8.9 SX9.25: 1BO-200 Ibs. $9.25fii9.3"); 200-32 Ibs. $9.4069.70: 325-350 Ibs. S9.25g9.55 Rood packers 275-350 Ibs. $8.90ft9.20f 350 425 Jbs. 58.15^9.05;- 425-500 Ibs. $8.GOQ 8.90; 500-550 Ibs. S8.45KB.70. AL'STIX--Hogs 5c higher; Rood to choice 1BO lo 200 Ibs. S9.30(fi9.60; 200 to 290 Ibs. $9.45519.73; 250 to 325 Ibs. S9356 9.05; 325 lo 350 Ibs. $9.25Si:9.55; packing sows good 275 to 550 Ibs. S8.75'S.9-35. CO.MBI.YED HOG IlECEIPTS. DES MOINES. (/p|--U. S. department 01 agriculture-Combined Itog receipts at 22 concentration yards and 9 packing plants located in interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for tile 24 hour period ended at A. m Thursday were 14,300 compared with 30.700 a week ago and 9,800 a year ago, Prices 5e to lOc higher; but undertone only moderately active at the advance; loading indicated light. Quotation.* follow; Light lights HO to 1C1 Ibs. good and choice 57.754r8.75; lighl weighls 1C!) to 180 Ibs. $8.60(i9.45; 180 to 200 Ibs. $9.45f ( r9.80; medium weights 200 :o 220 Ibs. $9.55«| 9.95; 220 to 250 Ibs. $9.55 t'9.9a; heavy weights 250 to 230 Ibs. 59,55 S9.93; 230 to 350 Ibs. $9.40«9.85; packing sows 275 lo 350 Ibs. good $9.05/fi 9.45; ,T50 o 425 Ibs. $G.95S9.25; 425 to 550 Ibs. $8.80 LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO, VT--U. S. department of ae- iculture-- 9fficial estimated livestock receipts lor Friday: Hogs 11,000; cattle 1,500; sheep ,000. . OMAHA LIVESTOCK. (Thursday M a r k e t ) OMAHA, Wj-- U. S. department of ag- icukurc-- HOGS 3,500; steady to 5e higher: lop 9.80: 200 to 280 Ibs. $9.65 down; 190 to 40 Ibs. $9.5009.75; 170 to 190 Ibs. $9.50«JI .155; 140 to 1GO Ibs. $8.15^9.35; 100 to 135 bs. $7.25518.15; sows $0.25". CATTLE 2,500: calves 300: sleady lo irong; steers $8011.25; heifers S7«I9.75: cows $6^7: cutters $3.251T4,35; bUlls v $5SO 1J5.75: vcalers $8.50(!T9. SHEEP 4.500; lambs asking hish.u-; bulk $ 10.25(T 10.35 and above. Representative Sales ( T h u r s d a y M a r k r t ) CHICAGO, i/o--U. S. ticparlmcr igriculturc--Representative sales: UOfiS. leavy-- | LiRhl-- 8 345 H.30[57 196 i« 255 i 10.00171) ISO 11 270 10.05! 38 174 i6 257 lO.OOi 15 162 Uedlum-- I Light Llphls-- 2 239 10.15J 87 153 6 225 10.10 19 ' 140 '2 219 10.151 5 204 10.001 CATTLE. Steers-- | Heifers-- 14.20J 20 750 ·3.75 28 1514 1E09 1334 1075 1214 1162 1042 982 1121 1070 · 1201 13.50 11.00126 JO.'iOJ Cows-- D.7.11 11 9.25J IS 8.251 19 7.73126 26 I.I S H E E P . Colorado La m b s _ f Fed 100 9,1 08 10.85|430] 230 10.75;260 10.65J130 Ewes- .141) 35 . I I B ' . . ' . 832 784 ' 942 672 082 1214 1103 1072 ins. 1042 S84 864 741 Weslerns- 88 92 86 R4 1*0, 141 162 10.15 10.10 10.00 9 75 9.50 9.01) -8.50 3.00 7.50 G.50 7.00 6.50 600 5.50 5.W) 4.50 4.00 3.M) 10.05 10.50 6.40 6.00 5.50 NEW roitK SUGAR. ( T h u r s d a y M a r k e t ) NEW YORK. W)-- rtaw slisar Un- I hanged at ,1.45c. Futures: March No. 3. 53c or 7 poinls higher: July 2.63c; ND. May I.ISc and September l,2Ic or 1 to points lower. R e f i n e d unchanged al 5e or f i n e granulated. OMAHA GltAIN. (Thursday Market) OMAHA. Ml--Wheat: Dark hard No 1 l.3\ft.l.3l: No. 2, $l.28ffil..10; No 3 :.23Vb: hard No. 1, $1.3IiiJ1.3154; No 2 BREAK IN GRAIN . PRICES HALTED Revival of Europe Demanc for Argentine Wheat Aiding Factor. CHICAGO, (/P)-- Revival o- Eurouean demand tor Argentine and Canadian wheat halted a 3 to 5 cents break in Chicago grain prices Thursday that carried values in some cases to the lowest leve.'s in 1 to 3 months. Wheat dropped 3 cents and May rye 5 cents, the latter the maximum permitted in one day, bul then rallied when cables reported Argentine sales to Germany and United Kingdom and rumored purchases by Spain and Italy, Wheat closed 15s to l-'ii cents below Wednesday's finish, May 51.301/1 to 51.30%, July $l.!3'/4 to $1.13 U !, and corn was .Vi to % off, May $1.05% to $1.08, July S1.01 J /i to_51.01%. Oals lost % to 11/4, rye 1% In 4/i, and provisions were 2 cents lower to 10 higher. CHICAGO CASH r_3Al.V. (Thursday M a r k e l ) CHICAGO, M*)--Wheat: No. 2 dark hard ?1.37; No. 2 mixed S1.2»Vi (smutty]. Corn: No. 4 mixed $1.07; No. 4 mixed mainly white $1.08; No. 3 yellow $1.0951! 1.10; .No. 4 yellow Sl.Ofi'.'a^l.ORVi; No. 5 yellow SI.04i-i; No. 4 white choice $1.11. Oats: No. 2 white 48^8J51c; No. 3 white 49c; sample grade 4G'Att'47c. Buckwheat: Sample S2.32Va. Soybeans: No. 2 yellow SI.53i.-i. Barley: Actual sales feed'73c, quotable ·anee feed 73«i95e, maltinc SI SI 1.40. Timothy seed per cwt. S6f(6.25; new ;n.7.Tgie. Glover peed per cwi. S281i.t.T. Lard: Tierces S12.IS nominal: loose $ll.o5 nominal; bellies $!S nominal. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Thursday "Jo. 3 yellow shelled corn. .. .$1.04 lo. 4 yellow shelled corn .. .$1.02 Ear corn gg c White oats No. 3 45 C Barley 60-!l()c Soybeans, No. 2 yellow $1.42 THURSDAY' G R A I N CLOSE. WHEAT- Hi cl , C £w AG0 ' Ma y 1.32!', 1.28T1 ·July 1.15ft 1.121,1 Sept 1.12'A 1.0014 CORN-May new .... 1.0fi;i 104^ May old 1.03V4 lira' July new 1.02"^ 1.00'/ H J u l y old ..... .fln^ .!)7}i, Sept 03% OATS-- Mnv 1731 J..IL ruiy :: :3i i,;,; Sepl 40 r ,i .3D'/ 3 SOYBEANS-^'ay 1.53'A 1.52 Itlly 1.S3 3..49!i lit!-- Ctose i.3oy« 1.I3W 1.10 ',3 1.M 1.0 1 .illl 1.02 "A ,07 .87 Yt 1.32 1.43 '.4i May July .... Sept DO BARLEY-May LARD-Mar. 12.37 12.25 1225 M «y.' 12.62 12.50 12.55 J u l y 12.87 11.75 12 IP 3EL.iTES^."'' I:UO ' 2 '° 7 13 '"' T ,- - · · · ' 16.27 J "ly 16.50 .62. . . Corn: Yellow No. 2, $l.:9; No. 3. J1.IS14 M.HVi: No. 4. SI.16; No. 5. W.121T· 1.1,1,4; 'hlle No. 3. S!.17!J: No. 4. Sl.!8. Oats: While No. 4, 4G'?M8c. f S O V K R . V M E N T B O N P S . minndar QuivUIIon,) NEW YORK, I/P,-TJ. S . bonds closed: Treasury 4',is 47-52 119 22 Treasury 4s 44-54 114.13, Treasury 31is 40-43 Juno 105 31. Treasury 3Vls 45-40 108.S. Treasury 3s 51-55 IOB.26. Advisers of King George are lid seriously to have suggested lat he grow a beard, so that he 'ill look more like his late fath- r. That, at least,: would seem lo e a matter for th'e king, and the ueen, to decide.--Sprinerilcld Ke- ublfcan. MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN. ( T h u r s d a y Markel) MINNEAPOLIS, m--Wheat 48 cars; 4!»3!'.-»i: lower; No. 1 heavy dark northern 60 Ibs. SMB'.iiii 1.5614; No. 1 dark norlhern SB Jbs. $!.47!ifiI.5S!i; fancy Ko. hard Montana 14 per cent protein "l.401-l«rl.42',i: crade of No. 1 dark h a r d »r No. l ^ h a r d Montana winter S1.34 1 .t, ·3fi!i; hard amber d u r u m No. I. SI.' 1 'i .SI; No. 1 red durum S1.29ff 1,30. Corn; No. 3 yellow $t.I5ffl,I6; lie Jow- r. . Oals: No. 3 w h i l e 4S J i«Z48 r ;;c. K A N S A S CITV CHAIN. ( T h u r s d a y M a r k r l ) KANSAS CITy. Ml--Wheat 2fl cars: »ic iRher to 3 r ,4c lower: No. 2 d a r k hard o m i n a l l y $I.27«L.-lfili; No. 3. S,\.yi'f,t!i. .aa'.i: No. 2 hard $1.2!HfJI.34: No. 3, SI.27: No. 2 red SI.3114; No. .1 n o m i n a l l y $1.2Rfi' 1.34! j. Cnrn 1!) cars; lc hichcr In !'Jc lower; Nn. 2 while nominally Sl.20W1.22%- No 3 nominally sl.ia',4Fri.211': No. 2 yellow nominally $l.20B1.22li; No. 3 nominally S1.1S14®1,2I1',; No, 2 mixed n o m i n a l l y S , R / ' '21 ''*' No - 3 nominally $1.17*^ Oats G cars; unchanged fo 2c Tower: No. 2 while nominally 50'R54 I ,4c: No 3 nominally 48«S52'ic. Stock List XEW YOHK STOCKS. (Thursday Final Quotallnnsl Al Ch t Dye 233 Lib O P Gl ^3V Am Can 107'A Maytas '4« Am Sm t Hef B6U McK Rob 13?i Am Sugar Itef al'A Mid Cont 1'et 30V- A T T 17S!4 Montg Ward 6214 Am Tab B D.i Morrell Co 46 Am Wat Wks 25=.; Nash Kelv 22V. Anaconda tilfi Nat Biscuit 31S A T S F 1414 Nat Cash R 37^1 Auburn Aulo 51V* Nat Dairy Pr 23V Aviation Corp 8 Nat Distill 2Jli Bait Ohio 271i Nat Pow I,t 12% Barnsdnll 30C, N Y Central 44!i Bendix Avint 27!i Northern Pac 31 Belh Stl K'.; Oliver Farm 50V. Bordens 2(53i Packard Mot ll^i, Borg W a r n e r , 7fi;i Param Pict 2.V/, Can D G Alo 231i Penney 99 Canad Pac il 3 ,', Penn R R 43!a Case 163 Phillips Pet 531i Chi N W 5% Radio 11 = 1 Chi Gt West 3V, Key Tob B 55% C M St P P 214 Sears Roeb 89 C R I P 3 Shell Union 34 Chrysler 125 Socony Vac 1B!'« Col G E l ' 17 Sou, Pac 52»« Com Sou :(',', Std Brands 15V« Con Edison 43 1 Std Oil Cal 48 Con Oil 15V4 sl " OH Ind 48 Con Can my, Sid Oil N J 52 Cont Oil Del 42 Stewart Warn la 3 ,! Corn Prod EG'-; Studebaker 1814 Curtiss Wright 7 Swift Co 2714 Deere Co 1*2 Texas Corp SIVpi D're X: Co pfd 30 T w G " If Stl1 4l!'« DuPont de N 170'* Tinik Roll B 721'* Gen Elec S3 1 ''-, Un Carbide lOGVs Gen Foods iii, u " Pic 1^214 Gen Mot 03'V. U n l t A l r c c » 30 '-'« Gillette-- lay, United Corp G»« Good'r T R 38% " n '« , Dr . u B »!· Hudson Mot 2l)»i " | 'S" 1 ,.^ 1 " 30 " 1 Illinois Cent 2814 T " r f £" l ," !r "J,. Int Harvest 104 " S S1 "'. t '°9'« Tnt NipL- n-iTt vrvi' Warner Pict la I T A T Si? West Un Tel 731'. Johns Manv l"vi ^ E ' £ Mi ^ ifr* «« n--i' Woolworln. 57-:i Krcsge 2 '*« Wrlcley Jr 72 CHICAGO STOCKS. ( T h u r s d a y Final Q u D t a l l o n s ) Ciiies Service 4!'«|Norlhwest Bane 14 f e i l m a n n Bre l O l i f Q u n k c r Oals 119 Kali DruK 16 |Swift Co 27'i Kcllogp Swilch 11 | S w i f t Intl .-r)», Libby McNeil 14/|Utllity 4: Ind 114 Midwest Corp 14 ] Zenith 37A Natl Leather 2 | Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO., Mason · City Office In Bagley-Beck Bide. Telephone No. 7, D O W JONES AVERAGES Inds. Rails Oltls. ---»e 1BC.68 57.43 34.06 Total Sales . 2,230 000 C H I C A G O STOCKS Butler Bros ic^i Marshall Fiel 24 Cord Corp 5 Walcrcen Co 4714 N E W Y O R K C U R B Am Gas El 41 Ford M of Enc 7V, Am Cyana B 32 Humb Oil Co 83A Am S Pow Co 2'/4 · Lockheed 15!',, Ark N Gas A 10!4 Niac H Pow I5»i, Asoc G El A 3=ia S O Ky Co lfl«/. Can Inn 1 Alk fi 3 ,« Un Gas Co 12Ti» Elslcr Elcc 3V. Un LI P Co C»i El Bd «= Sh 2.1=', NEW Y O R K STOCKS Alas Jlineau 15!'« Gl Nor pfd 47^V Allegheny 5 Houston Oil 14=i Allied Sirs 1B»1 Hudson Mol 2(lVi Am For Po 12 [ ,'4 Hupp Mot 21', Am C SUB Co 32V. Indust Rayon :r? Am C F Co finlb Nash Kolv'Co 22H Am Pow Li 1,1)'. Lambert Co 221i Am R Mills .Iff Lorillard 2(iH Am R S Co 2GH Mack Truck 5G1'« Amcr Tob Co as Mathieson Al 38 Armour dt Co 12=1 M i n n , Mo Imp 13% Ar Co pfd 98 M ' K T 8 As D Goods 25 3 ,i Mo Pac 4'/, Atl Ref 33'.', Molor Prod .-)SV Baldwin Loco flla No Amer 30=.* Brigcs Mf Co 54'k No Am Avi 15^1 Bendix 27V. Olis Steel Co 19Tk Budd Mf Co 1211 Owen I I I Gl 163 Bycrs AM Co 28'i Packard Mot ll'.i Caterpillar Tr Qfi Park Ut Cop 7V* Cerro Ic Pas 74», Plymouth 25 Ches Ohio 65 P S of N J 48". C G W pfd ISV, P u l l m a n 68 CMSP i P pfd Gl. Pure Oil Co lo',l Coca Col Co 138 Purity Bakery -'3 Com Solvents I8!'» R K O 814 Cont Motor 3A Rem Hand 27TS Cr of Wheat 30=i Heo Molon DV. Cudahy Pack 42V« St Joseph Lea SS'li -urt-W Co A 201'. Simmons Co r,2ii Jlst Cp Sea B 2o a .li So Cal Edison 28V uoitBlas Alrc «4!'« Sperry Corp 21V. E[ A u l o Llle 43=' St G A: E 72!i Pow fc LI 22^i- Ti Wa As Oil 2014 e R R Co I5»l U S Ind Alch 39'/i F n c Ti RII 3GV4 U s Smelter 921i it N Sirs 3(iV« Util P .t LI A 3% Foslcr-Wheel 4S?t V a n a d i u m 31 rccport Tex 25 Un Oil Cal 24% ten Am Tra 8111 Un G i Imp in; Glidrten Co 47% Warren Bros 914 G °nel B14 Wesl'n Union 731'. Gold nusl 14 Worlh'n Pum 42 Gt Norlh'n O 2.T.'. Yellow Trk 34»; G r a h a m Paifie 4 Y'nRK S T 83% INVESTMENT TRUSTS. (By The Associated Press) Bid and asked Thursday: Corporate Tr Sh 2 93 Corporate Tr Sh A A Mod 3.19 .'.'. Corporate Tr Sh Ac Scr 2 93 Corporate Tr Ac Ser Mod 3.79 Dividend Sh 2.08 · 2 ^3 Maryland 1 Fund 1052 Jl ftb Nallomvide Sec 4.88 4lfl8 Nationwide Sec Vic 2.26 2 4 2 Nor Amer Tr Sh 2.88 Nor Amer Tr Sh 1955 ... 3.74 Quarterly Tnc Sh 18.99 20.80 Sclecled Am Sh Inc Ifi.oa 1744 Super Corp Am Tr A .... 4.42 T I ! I! h ^ E A " I!) ' B7;! 20 - :17S U S El I. A- P B 3.14 3.24 U S El L r vie 1.20 1.28 Few radin listeners get their opinion of (he program from the applause of a friendly studio audience.--Waterloo Courier- Hides EARLY GAINS IN STOCKS REDUCED Market Turns Irregular as Dribble of Liquidation Hits Trade. NEW YORK, (/P)--A dribble of liquidation Thursday washed away part of the stock market's early gains. After rising fractions to around 2 points by mid-day, the market turned irregular and some cop- pers.and steels which rose during the morning slid back a bit along with other groups. Up fractions to a point or so were Sears Roebuck, Marshall Field, Bethlehem Stsel, National Steel, Douglas Aircraft, Boeing, Callahan Zinc, Butte Copper, Du Pont, U. S. Industrial Alcohol and Chrysler. Under pressure were U. S. Steel, Case, Anaconda, Kennecott, New York Central, Southern Railway, General Electric, Standard Oil of New Jersey and American Zinc. Although rising metal prices stimulated demand for shares in this group, some sections failed to hold ground. Grains were o f f , cotton steady. The French franc and pound sterling declined. The bond market was narrow. Stock market transactions approximated 2,400,000 shares. Gurb Market NEW YORK, (ft--Metal shares came lo the fore again in Thursday's curb market and wilh utilities and oils led the general list to a higher plane. Although buying activities in the min [n K group lacked the breadth and enthusiasm of some recent sessions, despite new highs in many melal prices, a number of sizable gains were recorded In rarly share trading. Bunker lull Slil- ivan, and New Jersey Z[nc pushed up a point or better, and fractional improvement was shown by Lake Shore Mines, Mesabi Iron, and Newmont. The advancing trend also embraced American Light ic Traclions. American ·"inanud "B." Elcclric Bond Share ---f Oil. International Petroleum, Amcr- can Meier, United Gas and Wayne jMimp, Tip fractions to around 1. Bond Market NEW YORK, wj--A brisk rally in U S re.isiiry oblitjations Thursday followed secretary Margenthiin's announcement he government would, reslrict its March a financing to refunding a m a t u r i n g ioOo.000,000 note issue. Many bond men had looked for a moderate sized offering; to raise additional cash, aside from re-financing. The treas- iry's plan to obtain 550,000.000 weekly hrough increased bill offerings was ireeled with relief in a market which has ecn wobbly since- the reserve board boosted reserve requirements of member banks a second time.. Top grade corporate bonds were m- iscralcd by Ihc upturn in the govurn- icnt list and rallying power was slim- Jatcd aflcr Wednesday's sharp sell off. Ttccond grade rails also recovered, aided iy favorable carloadlng figures from in- ilvidual roads. Gains ot fractions to mote than a point vere recorded in Alleghany 5s, American Telephone 3/s, St. Paul 5s, Rock Island cneral 4s. Eric as. Great Northern 4s Frisco -!',4s, Southern Railway 4s, Shell -mion 3'/3S and Southern Pacific 4!4s The treasury's disclosure of Its March mancing plans served to focus alien- ion in bond circles on the growth of ederal receipts and tapering of govern- nont borrowing, wilh prospect of a shift -ventualjy of some of the national debt low held by banks and other private m- ititulions lo federal agencies, chiefly rom Investment of social security revenues. Produce MASON CITY--For Thursday ^Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse SgEs, current receipts . . . . . . igc rleavy hens, 5 Ibs. and over ..12e Jnder 5 Ibs 8c Stags, 5 Ibs. and over ]| c Stags, under 5 Ibs 7 C "ocks fj c All No. 2 poultry 4 cents less Merchants Quotations ·ggs,. in trade lB-19c* !ggs, cash 17-18c* 3utter, Iowa State Brand 4Qc Butter, Corn Country 39 C Suiter, Kenyon's ag c 3utter, Very Best 40c Sutler. Brookfield 3Sc D otatoes, russets, peck 75c ^otatoes, cobblers, peck .' "s2c ·EDITOR'S NOTE-These rep- esentative quotations were ob- ained by calling several grocery tores. C H I C A G O P R O D U C E ( T h u r s d a y M a r k e t ) CHICAGO. fin--Butter 5,219. steady rices unchanged. ERBS 7.433, sleady. prices unchanged. Poultry: Live, 30 Irtlcks, steady; hens .cr i Ibs. 17c; S Ibs. and less IBc; Lcg- nrn hens He; colored springs lac- Ply. noiilh anil While Rock 2le; colored and Vhite Rock fryers 22',ic: Plymouth Hock lc; colored and While Rock broilers 1c: P l y m n u l h Rock ISe: harebacks IBc; echorn chickens 13c; rooslers I3c- I eg. nrn rooslers 12c: turkeys, hens Fleming toms lOc: old llic: No. 2 lurkcys nc; ducks 4'.-, Ibs. up white and coloi-crt lc; small white and colored I7c: ccese Sc: capons 7 Ibs. up 23c; less than. 7 bs 22 c.' Quotations Furnished by Woll Broa.. Ine_ 30 F i f t h Street Southwest. Fiorschldes ·OREEN BEEP HIDES Up to 25 Ibs. «.; inu, c 25 Jijs. up u c Bull hides 6.,-, c ·Cure,! nldes half cent more R pound ion above prices a cenl ntgher to wholesale dealers In wholesale lota.l IVOOf, JMFIKET. BOSTON, JTi--V. S. department of *([- ricullurc-- Spot domestic wools were very quiet in e market here Thursday. Mills were aking ver f e w i n u i r s i ne marKei nere Thursday. Mills were n a k l n g very few inquiries and in view f t h e quiet dcmand. holders : of spot domestic wools were m a k i n g lltllc effort to close sales. Sentiment was showing a I l l l l e i m p r o v e m e n t as cable reports I n d i - cated a strengthening tendency In Aust r a l i a n markets. Some counlry packed H and !'« blood, bright fleece wools, offered from the were reported In have been boughl by eastern buyers at 46 to 47 cents In the grense, delivered. NEW YORK PIIODUCE . ( T h u r s d a y Market) NEW YORK, m--Eggs 17.576, unsettled; mixed colors, special packs ZS'Afi! 24c; standards 1332ViCi firsts 21',1® 22'/c: mediums 2014©21(4c; dirties No. I. 20',4ri2H4c; other mixed colors u n changed. Butter 9,358, easier; creamery hiclier than cxlra 34V.tfi.11Sc; cxlra (92 scorel 34c: firsls 188-31 scores) 32VtH.33V t c: centralized (DO scorel 33! C ; other butter prices unchanged. Cheese 2fS.Hl. steady and unchanged. Live poullry: By freight firm; chick, ens,^ Rocks 20c: fowls, colored 20fi2lc; l.eKhorn 16fJ17c; roosters ISc; olhtr freight prices unchanged. E FUTURES. (Thnriday M a r k r l ) CHICAGO, «·)--Bultcr futures closed- Slorage slandards, February n2'/,c; March ^2',jie; November .10c. EBB f u t u r e s ; Fresh xraded /, rsls H ,.,,. SV?'' 2 '''?, : '""·IRC packed llnlr, Marrh a',\c; April S.T.'.c; rclrlKcralor »landarls, October 24%e. Polalo f u t u r e s ; Idaho Russelc. March No. I, M.SI; March grade A ?.1.42j April r a d e A CHAPTER 30 CAROLINE MAYNARD fol Janet she had sent for he wealthy bachelor brother and wa giving a party for him on his ar rival from the east. "I said it was going to be gar gantuan and I mean gargantuan! Caroline said lo Janet. "JVhen does he arrive?" Jane answered. "Tuesday. The party will be Wednesday. Knowing Russ a well as I do, he may decide tc leave on Thursday and I don' want him to get away. So, this i: going to be a party as is one." Janet was amused. "What I'd like to know is: How can you give anything bigger than is don every day? Is there anything more rococo than champagni flowing by the easeful or pound; and pounds of caviar? And do wt dress as kiddies or Austrians or do we come as the person we' rather be?" "Does sound dull, doesn't it? Caroline agreed. "Back in Chester we used to nave hen parties and Dutch suppers and barn dances and they vere really exciting but out here a party is just another sweet when you're surfeited on sweets." "I know," Caroline said. "I remember when I thought the Butterfly Ball and the Victory Bal and the Beaux Arts and all the deb parties were pretty tiresome but they seem heavenly to me now." . , "The only thing we haven't had out here is a barbecue," Janet contributed. "That's it! That's how I'll tie things up:" Caroline took her lanky self oul of Janet's porch chair and went to her^pocketbook. She opened it and brought out a memo pad. "Here's where we get to work," she said returning to her chair, "I'm going to open Russ' eyes. I've promised him a circus and he's going to have it. How's this for a guest list?" She handed the pad to Janet. Janet read down the page, flipped it over and repeated the movement several times. Then she looked up astounded. "Caroline Maynard! What a list! You simply can't do it!" "Why not?" Caroline asked calmly. "My husband is an A star, isn't he? Everybody will have to come whether they like it or not." Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. M. SCHANKE CO. Telephone 1300, Mason City Hid and Asked Thursday. Cenl SI El 6 pel pfd 1525 par) 10 Cent St El 7 pct pfd (S2S par) 11 Cent St P . L 7 pct pfd ... Ifis; ChRmplin Ref la 7 pct ptd .. 111(1 Creamery Package com . . 24 Hearst Cons A 23',: Ceo A Hormcl A pfd 104" Geo A Hormel coin 22 Jntcrstale Power R pct p/d .. 16 interstate Power 7 pct pfd . 18 Iowa Electric Co 614 pet pfd 54 Iowa Electric Co 7 pct pfd .. 55 ia El Lt Pow 6 pct pfd 72 Ia El Lt Pow 614 PCI pfd 73 Ia El Lt Pow 1 pct pfd 75 Ia Power Light 6 pct ptd 102 Ia Power Light 7 pct pfd 103 Ia Public Serv 6 pct pftt 97 la Public Serv Gli pct pfd .. on la Public Serv 7 pct pfd 99 Ia South Util 6 pct pfd 76 Ta Eoulh Util G14 pct p f d ' ! ' 77 la Soulb Util 7 pct pfd ... 83 Minnesola P L 6 ct pfd .. 94 Minnesota P L 7 pct pfd . . 39 Northern St Power 6 pet pfd 89 Northern st Power'7 net pfd 94 ·N \V Bctl Tel C',4 pel pfd ... 105 N W St Portland Cam com . 25 "lialh Packing 6 pct pfd .. loo "Rath Packing 7 pct pfd . loo Rath Packing com .12"'. Sioux City G Jt El 7 pct pfd 100' United Lt By* 6 pct pfd Sfi United Lt Rys 6.36 pct pfd 87 United Lt i Rys t pet pfd . !I3 Western Grocer pfd 97 Wcslern Grocer com Ifi ' Called 4-15. 1 Called 3-1. 14 1(17 23 IB 20 5(1 57 74 75 100 101 78 79 85 96 101 91 96 1(12 Bfl 95 1(10 is Miscellaneous CHICAGO POTATOES ( T h u r s d a y M a r k e t ) CHICAGO, OT--U. S. department of agriculture-Potatoes 63; on track 273; total U S shipments 741; old stock dull, weaker undertone; s u p p l i e s moderate; demand slow account cold weather; sacked per cwl. Idaho Russet B u r b a n k s U. S. No 1 few calcs S3.40tfi3.75; fair q u a l i t y fair to m e d i u m no sales reported; U. S. No 2 ?250«i2.75: practically free from cuts and clipped, ends 52.30; Colorado Red McClures U. S. No. 1 few sales S3.23jT3 33; aiiiKpt Burbanks U. s. No. I, S3 35- partly Graded 53.05; Maine Bliss Triumphs J. S. No. 1. $2.65472.1(1; Wisconsin Hound Whites U. s. No. l few sales 52.45; U. s. -ommercla! S2.15ifi2.37 according to qual- ly; Michigan Russel Rurals U, s. No 1 $2.45; new slock slightly slronacr; .sup. lues moderate, trading slow account cold weather; track sales carlols. hllsliel crates Florida Bliss T r i u m p h s U. S. No. 1, ?2; less than carlots S2.05 a crate. Lomson Brothers Market Letter M A R K E T REVIEW. ., ', ,. CHICAGO--Thursday , i r a l -- L i i g u l d a l l n n again came i n t o Ihe mark-el carryinfi prices about 2c lower han V l e d n o s d a y night's close. Commission houses generally were sellers of May and July during the first h o u r of tradliiR Snow or rain is forecast for Kansas and Jebraska wilhin the next 24 hours, snipping ra i es ,,,,( al (n | s mari^ ovcr _ "'Rhl were in sood volume.'about 200000 bushels, but this news did not create any er.eal amount of friendly interest n was reported later t h a t one house alone sold 300,000 bushels of cash wheat n the past 21 hours. Winnipeg was ^l«o vcak although prices rallied from the ow levels somewhat easier than In Cnl- ca R o. Reports from there said there was good buying by houses w i l h eastern connections. Thursday's selling was nulle icavy and any reporM of probable mols- urc in tile southwest tend to increase ocal,bearish scnllmcnt. For Ihc time lic- np however, we do not care to take too Bearish an a t t i t u d e In wheat, particular- y in the May future. Corn--Com prices opened steady bul oon reacted as general selling came into he market, influenced by the decline m vheat. Trade was not large hut prices declined readily. Cash prices were steady o i.ic higher w i t h l i m i t s lc h e l l e r than Wednesday. There was a good dcmand or (hr cash aj-llcle. Onls p r l c - soltl '\ new low level as l l o u l d a l l o n again made Is appearance In this grain. R y e was uhjecled to r a l h e r general selling which incovered Ihin market and » poor emand. \ Janet laughed wilh great amusement. "I don't doubt a bit bu everyone will want to come, bul my lamb, how in the world can you galher these people at one party? You've got all the children stars- down and the children of actors and actresses. You've go every ingenue and siren in Hollywood." "Sure I have," Caroline retorted inelegantly. "That's the best way 1 know of lo get them altogether for an effect. In groups they're hardly effective. This waj it should make a good show. The barbecue solves the problem." "I can see where there'll be plenty of roasting, Caroline, but that's as far as I can see." "It will be an afternoon and ·ening party. After all, I've loads of room. I've a playhouse and a swimming pool and a meadow. 111 invite everyone to come in the ·uternoon and bring the devil- ·aising 'kiddies and their nurses, il hire ponies and a carousal a photographer and a magician I'll serve everything from Jollypops to highballs. "We'll have the barbecue in the meadow and do it up right with all sorts o£ roasted things. Boy, vill those dieting blonds have a lard time!" Caroline herself had ashen hair md a tall figure slim as a reed. "ft certainly sounds different" Janet murmured. ' "Then at night I'll have dancing inder a marquee and fireworks. When Mrs. Maynard gives a party ne gives a party!" "Are you sure you haven't for- [otten anything? Janet asked de- isively. "The /lash, my dear, the flash! There s Russell himself and he's ne piece de resistance. We'll vatch the girls fight over him tuss has piled himself up a neat ittle fortune,' he belongs to the est clubs in New York, Boston nd London. He isn't exactly a Sancing man but he's got every- hing- these grasping gais coujd M, H 01 ";^ ? he ' s utterf y immune! h a t s the fun I'll get out of it." ',?T 0 ^ e , a w!cked g' rl . Caroline, nd I think someone ought to warn he poor man." ( "All right, you warn him. Now ve got to get going and start my Barnum and Bailey act. Save Vednesday, Janet, and be pre- ared for the worst." Janet saved Wednesday. So did very other person, and that in- luded every important person in riotlywood from Margie Merry the abulous six-year-old star, to the wedish diva of the moment It was an October day and hot s mid-summer in New York anet brought her bathing suit and Her saying her "hellos" to all she :new and deciding that she ouldn't even find her hostess she rent directly to the dressing rooms nd donned her suit. Looking from the dressing room vmdows of the playhouse, Janet lought that Caroline had cerlain- f succeeded in putting on a cir- She could see the red and white tripes of the marquee where later here would be dancing. Men were t work on the fireworks display n the lower lawn. Girls in sum- ner frocks and men in flannels warmed over the lawn leading Demonstration of Pistol Shooting CLEAR LAKE^-Mr. and Mrs. Leo Allstot, Mason City, entertained the Lions club with an exhibition of pistol shooting at the luncheon meeting held at the Legion clubrooms Wednesday noon. Mr. Allstot shot pieces of chalk from between his wife's lips and also small discs from her hand. He also spoke briefly on the dangers of firearms since the advent of powerful explosives. Fred C. Heneman, vice president of the First National bank of Mason City, was also a guest. The Lions report a most enjoyable meeting. down to the swimming pool to the right of her. Standing on tip-toe, Janet could see that already the pool was crowded. Men and girls in bright suits lined the edges of the pool or lounged in the wicker chairs and were served by white-coated Japanese. Janet intended to join that group but to reach them she had to take a path , that led around back of the garages where the children's party was being held. Janet could never resist the lure of baby voices. She decided to join the little ones to see what fun they were having. The older children were being entertained by a magician and there were four little three-year- olds playing in the wading pool. Their two nurses sat nearby on the grassy bank. Janet hailed the children as though she were one of them. "Do you know how to play a Same called big ship and little tugs?" she asked merrily. The children were delighted to have her piny with them and she made a great game of being a ship pulled about by little tugs who squealed and screamed with joy Janet really had herself a lovely time and volunteered to remain with the children while their nurses went to the refreshment tent for tea. She was. alone with them and absorbed in their play and she did not know that she was observed until a shadow fell across the wading pool. "Lady, could you use a lonesome sea dragon?" a deep, pleasant masculine voice inquired. Janet and her small playmates oolced at him. He looked as hough he'd make a very nice sea dragon. Not at all a fierce one in his white and blue bathing suit "·icl a merry smile on his face. Janet said she thought they could, and he lowered himself Jingerly into the foot-deep water. ie established himself, growled leasantly as sea dragons are sup- osed to and noted happily that his performance met with squeals of appreciation. "Say," he said after he had bliged with several exhibitions of norting, "I'll bet it's lots more Jleosant being a governess out here than it is being a movie star." Janet realized with amusement hat he thought she was a gover- icss. "It is," she said gravely. I could recommend you if you'd ike to be one." He sighed. "Confidentially, I vould," he said. "It's no fun beg a guest of honor at a shindig ike this." TO BE CONTINUED MARVEL'S LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS Every Wednesday and Saturday 300 TO 400 CATTLE EACH SALE-Our runs o£ cattle have st C , a o7/w ently bul ,^ e dcmand for a " classes ° f «TM« ^ve Ml wnioM 8 ' I ff gc r ltl u n| l a mce assort "i="t o£ stocker cattle, all weights, and lots of butcher cattle and fat cattle WP hav^ r'c^r 1 '* r °'' "'I, 1 !! 0 . 1 * 1 C a U l c you care t« consign R e r n 6 i cattle are yarded i n pens where there is feed ancl " °' d by WGiSht « n , r J andulefide '- P'gs are i n strong demand. sell an unlimited number at good prices. C usfom!Tr~f Br ^fi us , those e° od e wes and fat lambs. .We have 0 Consign any cattle, hogs or sheep you may have to dispose of to our auction. Full value and a square deal is guaranteed Horse and Mule Auction! Tuesday, March 2 Receipts of horses were again about half normal due to the bad snowstorm and blocked roads. Weather and roads n»r milling we will have 150 head of horses next Tuesday We have ^ Wh ° Wi " b . C SS!S o^, MARVEL SALES CO. ---- WEBSTER CITY, IOWA Market Day Sale! Kanawha Sales Pavilion At Kanawha, Iowa, Located U Miles South of Brltt on Highway -No. Ill FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26 STARTING AT 12:30 P. M: 35 HEAD OF HOKSES-AH a £ es and weights. In this bunch of horses arc horses for the shipper, for the farmer, and for the dea crs Don't be afraid to brinir your horses ti this market, and brinff them in early. 150 HEAD OF CATTLE-W11 have all kinds of cattle, some fil^ir mllk . c , ow s- some Heavy springers, a S0 od listtne of stocker and feeder and butcher stuff of all kinds 100 HEAD FEEDING PIGS-- Wctehinff 60 to 150 pounds 25 HEAD OF BROOD SOWS to farrow in March and" April 25 HEAD OF BKED EWES We w a n t you In m a k e this M a r k e t yn f o r ,11 k l H H , of Unlock. Last ,, , l k n i a r k e l " "',,," o ond irnrkrL all around !r t 14141 hflfs, Phone 118, K a n a w h a H. BRUMMUND, Auctioneer and Manager I I it III ·m i ii · Ii J| is ' l i m m V aSgrt^WttSSBaMSTOvC^Igg^^ p*»^

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