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FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 27 ·§ 1937 PRICES VIRTUALLY UNCHANGED MARKET SAME j ASWElKAM Liyestoct Trade .Quiet ^it "Cattle artdSheep About ! Like: Last Week. CHICAGO, . (£)--With only few hundred-, hogs on ; sale, th livestock market was quiet Sat urday and, prices for swine were virtually unchanged.. Top wa ?10.25 ' . The net result of a modest dip in swine prices during the wee and subsequent recovery. Frida: was that the market closed-prac ticjtllyiat.the same level at ,-which it wound up the previous week The volume of receipts was be · low last week but lower whole sale pork-loin prices offset this. The,advance of livestock price this week \vas- confined, largel to the cattle and -sheep depart- 'ments where receipts were below a year ago but about in line with 1he previous week. Although reports- came to th ·trade that there was some 'improvement in meat demand, th wholesale market reflected: littl' ,ot this :and as a result there wa Jittle response- in the live roar ket. Livestock receipts have de creased about 20 per cent in Feb ruary compared with a montl ago, but most values are averagm below January levels, with th exception of lambs. Packers : hav teen-moving meat from storage ii larger quantities, it .was reported Best cattle advanced 15 to 2 cents during the week as receipt showed evidence of a smaller pro portion of these, but common anc medium grades · showed .littl change. A new 1937 peak o£.$14.6i was paicT'fdr best light steers.' Shi stock shared ' in the -upturn ti some extent while vealers recov ered'50 to 75 cents.· Fat lambs gained 25 to 35 cents rising to an early,top.of $11.15, new peak for .the winter. .Abou half of. the lamb run consisted of Cblorados. Locar Livestock MASON CITY--For Saturday . HOGS · . ' . ' ..ght lights ... HO-ISO S 7.30-7.60 Good light-lights,... 150-160 S 7.80- 8.10 Good lights .....V:.. 160-170 S 8.40- 8.70. Cood lights .'.· '170-180 S 8.95--S.25 Good , light" butchers 160-200 5 3.23- 9.65 Good: 'light 'butchers 200-220. S 9.45- 9.75 Good me. wl. butch. 220-250 S 9.43- 9.75 Good mc.'-wt. "butch. 250-270 5 9.45- 9.75 Good 'me.- wt butcfi. 270-3JO S 9.45- 9.7= Good .heavy bu't;hcrs 2SO-325 S 9.33- 9.Ca Good' heavy butchers 325-350 S S.23- S.aa Good heavy butchers 330-400 S 9.10- 9.40 Good packing sows . 275-350 $ 9,00- 5.30 Good heavy-, sows ... 350-425 · 5'8.80- 9.10 Good big heavy sows "435-500 s 8.60- 9.00 Good big heavy sows 500-530 · s 8.40- 8.10 (The aboye Is a 10:30 truck hog market for-good and choice hogs. The difference in price is for short and Ions haul bogs.) ; CATTLE ' ' " · · : · - . ' , · . Choice to prime steers :.'.-·:. S10.00-11.SO Good to" ch'blc'e"-steers X.":".. ' S 8.00-10.00 Fair to good -steers·.-....... S G.OO- 0.00 Low grade steers . ? 4.00- 0.00 Choice to prime yearlings .. S 9.00-10.00 Good to choice yearlings ... S 7.00-9.00 Fair to good yearlings .... S 5.00-7.00 Common to fair yearling! .. S 4.00- 5.00 Good to choice heifers .5 7.00. 9.00 Fair to good heifers' S 5.00- 7.00 Common to fair heifers .... S 3.50- 5.00 Choice to prime cows ..... s S.OO- 0.00 Good to choice cows S 4.50- 5.00 Fair to goad cows... S 3.50- 4.1; Fair to good cuttere ....... 53.50-4.00 Common to fair'cutters .... S 3.00- 3.50 Fair to good carinors; . $ 2.7a-3.00 Common to lair canneis .... S 2.50. 2.7o Good to choice .bulls ....... S 4,50- 5.50 Licht bulls ....."..." S 4.00 Calves, gd. to choice 120-130 S 6.50- 7.50 Calves, med. to gd: 130-190 S 4.00- 6.50 Calves.- infer, to gd. .130-190 S 4.00 d'wn LAKES ' Lambs, Ed. to choice 70-90 $ B.25- B.50 Lambs, mcd. to good 70-90 S 7.23- 8.25 Lambs, fr. to medium 70-30 S 4.25- 7.23 Lambs, common .....:...-.. S4.23-d\vn Yearlings, gd.'. to ch. · 70-50 * S.OO- 6.00 Yeailingv 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 2.00- 4.0C Culls, ewes S 1.00- 1.50 Bucks ....-.' S 1.00- 2.00 -Wethers, 2 year olds S 5.00- 6.00 Wclhers, old .. * 3.00-5.00 Buck lambs $1 lows. No dock on" lATnbE. . Quotations subject to market fluctuations. · ;- CHICAGO LIVESTOCK .. ( S a t u r d a y Market) CHICAGO, OF)--U. 'S.' department of agriculture-- ' . · HOGS 5,000. including 4,500 direct: only few hundred hogs on sale; market fully steady with Friday's average; top J10.25: good and choice 190-280 Ibs.' Sip ri?10.25:hOdd lols medium to good 140-lCO Ibs. 53Q9.50; few common and low medium grade light pig- 55.50; practically no sows; shippers took nothing; estimated holdover 500; compared, with week ago, market: generally steady. CATTLK 100; calves 100; compared Friday last week: Strictly good, choice, and prime steers.'and i yearlings 15 to 25 cents higher, common and medium grades fully steady; market .very irregular .-due to sharply fluctuating receipts; closing undertone strong on long fed cattle all weights, consequently healthy on' good to choice kinds suitable for substitute .shipper purposes; extreme' top ¥14.65. new high on crop; 1,530 Ibs. 514, and 1,430 Ibs. $14.50, also new high for lEiese -weights;, heavy long - fed steers thinning out noticeably as are well fattened light yearlings; few light yearlings · nbove 912.50; strictly good and choice heifers steady; practical top S10.50. but weighty "specialties" brought 512.25 and £12.50; common and- medium heifers strong to 23 cents higher at .47.50 down; Rood arid choice "beef cows 25 to 50 cents higher; others and cutters strong . to 25 cents, up; bulls .strong, and vealers 50 to'75 cents up, closing at $10 dou~n. SHEEP.4.000. including 1,400 direct: for week ending Friday 7,500; directs. Compared Friday :»st week:-Fat lambs unevenly 23 to 33 enls higher: top for week oh' Monday $11.15, 'closing lop $11.10,. best on Wednesday $10.50; around 50 per -cent Colorados: few lots and loads fed westerns on the close indicate feed yard clearances; bulk wooled lambs ior week Slfl.50Q10.80. fresh clipped S8.50 ·gS.IS. fall shorn S2.2SS9.75, shearing lambs $9.2369.75; f»t sheep 10 to 15 cents 'higher, best fat ewes late S6.40, bulk S566. · , : (No representative sales.) · .-...' SIOUX ' CtTT LIVESTOCK. " . : ' (Saturday Market) SIOUX- CITY, OT--U. E. department of agriculture^-- , - -'· - ,.' " - - . CATTLE 200; for the week: Beet steers «nd -yearlings strong lo 23c higher; good and choice heifers and beef cows strong COST OF LIVING INDEXES 1923-100. * NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL CONFE8CNCC BORQ. K W / ^ -- " · * ,, I.. I,. i,, I ;~,~n I,, I , , I,, T . . I,. i,, Hog Markets MIDWEST HOGS Hog prices at midwest hogs for Saturday: · - . · CEDAR BAP1DS--Hogs unchanged. WATERLOO--Hogs unchanged. AUSTIN'--Hogs steady. Good to choice 1BO-200 Ibs. S3.40fi3.70; 200-230 IDs. 50,55 S0.85; 230-323 Ibs. S5.45S3.13; 325-350 Ibs. $9.35@9.65; packing sows, good, 27= 550 Ibs. SB.8SSl9.45. OTTUJKWA--Hogs unchanged. Dead Animals OF ALL KINDS REMOVED Mason City Rendering Co. TVe Pay Phone Calli Phone JODfi COMBINED HOG RECEIPTS. DES MO1NES, (i--V. s. department of agriculture-Combined hog receipts at 22 concentration yards and 9 packing plants located in interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended at 8 a. m Saturday were 19,300 compared -with 16,GOO a week ago and 11,100 a year ago. Prices steady; trade undertone fairly active; -iv-ebJc'-end 1 loading indicated some heavier than 25.400 a week ago. Quotations follow: Light lights, 140 to 160 Ibs., good and choice, S7.85'a8.S3 light weights, 160 to 180 Ibs.. 53.70S9.53- 180 to 200 Ibs. S9.55tf23.GO; medium weights, 200 la 220 Ibs., $9.65@10.05: ?20 to 250 Ibs. $9.65(i210.05; heavy weights, 250 to 280 Ibs., S9.05jilO.05; 290 to 350 Ibs. S9.50g9.95; -pigs. 100 to 140 Ibs., blank; packing sows, 275 to 350 Ibs.. pood, $9.15 89.55; 3.iO to 425 Ibs. S9.05S9.35; 425 to 550 Ibs. S3.3ajtS.20. · lo'25c higher; cutter grades dull, fully steady; stockcrs and feeders strong lo 25 c up: choice medium weight beeves $12,5i; car latts choice long yearlings and heavy bullocks $\2\ sales above $10.50 limited; majority quotes short feds S7.25^ 9.25; dioice 935 lb., hei/ers $3.85; several cars :ood light \\-eIfilits 56.50^9.25; majomy eef cows 54.75^0.25; few around 5T; citi- er grades $3.25® 4.23; car lots 650 to 750 b. stockers and feeder steers' "$8.40 JiB SO; cw fiood.lots 57 S 7.15; common and me- ium 53i36,25. " HOGS 5W: mostly steady with Frilay's average; top 59.75; good and choice 40 to 1GO Ibl butchers $9.G5ff 9.75; 170 to 90 Ibs. S9.259.65;. lighter weights scarce; ows $9.25.., - . SHEEP, none; nominally steady; for he week: Lambs steady to strong; ewes 25c higher; week's Iamb top $10.65 hite; ate bulk fed wooled lambs $1Q.35@10.5Q; oad lots Rood and 1 choice led ewes 111 to 14 Jbs.- $5.75fr~6.25; other medium to good ots $3.15(g5.50: lead mixed weights and coder lambs $9.65; few loads good and choice feeders ' SOUTH ST. PAXJI, OVESTOCK, [ S a t u r d a y IStarkrl) SOUTH ST. PAUL, a?)-- U. S. department of agriculture -- , . CATTLE 350; compared with Friday ast week .slaughter steers strong; instances 10-25c higher; heifers strong to slightly higher; medium and good, cows strong to 25c higher; plain and cuttdr grades steady to weak: stockers and feeders fully steady; good fed steers' $9.25© 10.25; few $ 10.50 ill 1.50; bulk steers and yearlings $7@9; largely medium grades; m e d i u m and good heifers $G.5Q8.50; few best up to $10; good fed cows $6S6.f.Q; low cutters and cutters ranging $3.25^1) 4.50; choice weighty feeders $8tiJB.oO; fancy finishing steers 59-25; most medium and good feeders SCfi'-SO. Calves 400; largely 50e higher for week; Rood nnd choice later $7.50§5; few outstanding §3.50, HOGS 1,100; steady with Friday's av- erager Rood. and. choice 200 to 310 Ibs. S9.75fi9.80; top $9.80; ICO to 200 Ibs. $9.60 1^3.75; 140 to 170 Ibs. $8.75tfJ9.25; 120 to 140 Ibs. $8.25'5 1 8.85: JOQ to 120 Ib. killers S7.50t?8.25; bulk good sows $9.30: average cost Friday 59-65: weight 205 Ibs. SHEEP- l.DOQ; compared with Friday ]ast week slaughter lambs 50e higher; ewes 25c Up; 'weelcVtop fat lambs $10.85; new hiqh for year; Friday's hulks: Good to choice lambs $10,25tfr 10.85: common a n d . m e d i u m $8fl9,50; medtum to jrood ewes S4SS.50; best ewes this week $6.23; pood to choice 55 to Cl Ib. feeding and shearing lambs WHEAT PRICES CLOSE HIGHER Market Overcomes Beltei Weather and Week-End Profit Taking. CHICAGO, (ff)--Despite weekend profit taking sales and notwithstanding improved weather conditions in the United States winter crop belt, wheat prices closed a little higher Saturday. Advices from, the southwest indicated a more optimistic feeling in regard to the 1937 new wheat crop, but sentiment here was not especially affected. This was owing a good deal to reported general lightness of moisture precipitation. At the close, wheat was % to Ts above Friday's finish, May ?i.3Hs to $1.31%. July $1.133$ to $1.137e, corn % off to V* up, May $1.07% lo $1.07%, July S1.02Vi, oats at % decline to V* advance, and provisions unchanged to 15 cents ligher. CHICAGO CASH G R A I N (Saturday Market) CHICAGO, (if,--Cash wheat. No. 2 red ;1.37; sample grade red 51,30; No. 2 hard il.312iral.33. Corn, No. 4 yellow $1.07!istl.lO',4; No. yellow St.06ftl.07ii: No. 4 white SI.11; fo. 5(white S1.05; sample grade S1.01. Oats, No. 1 white 5l%c; No. 2 white 9',iG49 11 ,' :; No. 3 white 4a [ Aaia'/ic; rample grade choice car 49^0. Rye. sample grade SI.04'/z. Buckwheat. No. 3. S2.45. Barley feed 735J87c nom.; mailing SI 31.40 nom. Timothy seed S6S6.25 cwt.j new $5.75 G cwt. . Clover seed 5281135 cwl. Lard, tierces $12.45; loose lard $U.8o; icllics $IG. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Saturday No. 3 yellow shelled corn. ; . .$1.04 No. 4 yellow shelled corn .. .jl.0'2 Ear corn 35c White oafs, No. 3 43y.c Barley 60-!)6c Soybeans, No. 2 yellow 51.40 SATUHDAY GRAIN* CLOSE. CHICAGO, High Low 1.32^1 1.31V* 1.14','. 1.13V, 1.11'A l.lo'.a OMAHA LIVESTOCK ( S a t u r d a y M a r k e t ) OMAHA, OF}-- U. S. department of agriculture -CATTLE 50. calves none; compared with, Friday last week,' fed steers and yearlings little changed: heifers, and medium and good cows fully steady, instances as, much as 25 cents higher; cutter grade cows steady to weak; hulls about steady; vealers 50 cents lower; calves mostly Bleady; stockers and feeders steady to - weak: bulks for week: Medium, and food steers and yearlings $8£?10,50, few loads IIP to ?12.75, prime 1,2B7 Ibs. S13.GO. two loads 1.443 Ibs. nnd 1,554 Ibs. $13.75. prime- 1.253 Ibs. $13,90, irime 1.159 ]bs. $14; common down to iS:. medium heifers $7tfj8. few loads flood $8.25f?9.7n; good COWS $6^7. few choice ^7.23f?7.50. common and medium 5^-50^ 5.75, culler grades ^^,25fT4^5. few -5-1.35 ff?4;50; medium bulls S5,50ffi5,75. odd head $3.83: few good beef up to $G,25; practical top veolers 58.30, few selects 53; jood heavy calves up to $7.50; stockers nnd feeders $6.75(38.35, few lots 58.50® 8.60. · S1IEEP none: compared with Friday asi weeJiv lambs 15 to 35 cents bicher; slauffhter ewes 25 to 50 cents higher: feeders strong; rlosine htilks follow; Fed woolcd lambs 510.3,1^10.65. closing top 510.B5 ; good . to choice ewes S.i.SO tfi G.23 ; pood to choice feeding lambs 58.25^0.50; week's tojvS9.60. - . HOGS l,30rt; Includine 1,000 direct- nominally steady with Friday's packer rade: scattered -Jots cood to choice 200340 Ib. butchers $9.60(ft9,70, top 53.70 to oackerp; few medium to good 133-170 )h5, $8.50*7.9.15; odd head pood sows $9:25; average cost Friday S9.52. weight 222: compared Friday Jast week, steady to" 10 cents lower, most 200 Ibs. and over 5 to 10 cent off; sows steady: to mostly 10; cents higher. LIVESTOCK FORECAST CHICAGO. (^--Unofficial estimated receipts of livestock for Monday: Hogs 20,000; .cattle, 13,000; sheep, 13 r OOO; hogs for all next week, 80,000. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK , ( S a t u r d a y Market.) KANSAS CITY, vp^u. S, department of agriculture -HOGS 100, no directs; not enough offered to test values; market nominally steady; for the week: Generally steady CATTLE 500, calves 200; for the week: Fed ateera and yearlings steady to easier- spots 23c Tower; heifers and mixed year- Unas, little changed; vealers mostly nfeady; stoekcr and feeder classes steady; clearance not as complete an last week; week's lop choice yearling* $12.50; mixed yearlings 511.75; beat matured steers WHEAT-May ....July Sept. CORN-May new ... May old .... July new ... July old Sept OATS-May July Sept SOYBEANS-May July RYE-May July Sept : BARLEY-May LARD-Mar May July Sept BELLIES-- Ma'y July Close 1.31-. 1.07',; 1.02*1 , .47 ,-12-i J.53'1 LSOVi . I.OBSi . '.~SO .12.55 ' .12.82 . 13.0.i .13.30 1.06'i 1.01*1 .93 .4B',a isaii 1.53 1.30 12.47 12.75 12.07 13,20 1.0714 1.04',', 1.02'A .W.\ .33? I .4K. .42'/« .-10 1.53--I 1.05','. .HQ .MVt 12.52 12.77 13.02 13.27 MINNEAPOLIS CHAIN ( S a t u r d a y M a r k e t ) MINNEAPOLIS. OT--Wheat IB cars; *4 cent higher; No. I heavy dark northern 60 Ibs. ·il.lSttil.Htt: No. I dark northern 5S Ibs. S1.47'.5«cl.56l; 58 Ibs. SMByjiftj.soJ,; fancy No. ' 1 hard Montana 14-per cent protein Sl^l^GlXS 3 ,*; grade of No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter SLlvVlrtl^H: Hard amber durum: No. 1. $1.4GS.1.63; No. 1 red durum $1.31(31.32. Corn. No. 3 yellow Sl.lfifil.13; unchanged. Oats, No. 3 while ·tGliffl'Te. KANSAS CITY O K A I N ( S a t u r d a y M a r k e t ) KANSAS CITY. t.T)-- \Vlleat. 40 cars: unchanged to 1'.', cents higher. No. 2 dark Vinrd $l.32'/.ittl.33: No. 3.' Sl.Si'.i; No. 2 hnrd nom. S1.29'/4(iT:1.36; No. 3 nom. S1.24;m.3i; No. 2 red SI.34'A; No. 3 nom. S1.30'/4®1,34. Corn 14 cars' unchanged to T.i cents lower. No. 2 white nom. S1.22fi!.23'/i: No. 3 nom. Sl-19'.iiirrl.22: No. 2 yellow nom. S1.22G;1.23',4; No. 3. SI.22; No. 2 mixed n o m . Sl,20fil.21',i: No. 3 nom. Oats 2 cars; unchanged to '.i cent higher. No. 2 white nom. 5:',ii254c; No. 3 nom. 49 1 /ji52c. OMAHA GRAIN (.Saturday. Market) OMAHA. W»--Wheat, dnrk hard, No. 1, S1.33: No. 3, $I.25V4; No. 4. Sl.26',1- hard, No. 1, SI.33. Corn, yellow. No. 4. SI.1301.17: No. 5, S1.19; while, No. 4, S1.18. Oats, white. No. 2. 53J4f354c; No. 3, 50"-*G53c: sample white 45^ic. $11.50; choice yearlings heifers JIO.'S; llBht stockcrs S8.40; vealers $!.50; bulk short fed steers $7.*f5ftilO,50; medium to choice Elockcrs and light feeders $5.75 SHEEP 1.000; all direct; for Ihc week; K i l l i n g classes around 50c higher; closing sales at week's hinh lei-cl; top and closing bulk lambs »10,50; few loail.- 5».""m1.35: sheep, scarce: odd hunch slaughler cwc» J.6.25; medium lots late $365,S3. " I' If- C H I C A G O STOCK Saturday Final (luotalions. Cilies Service 4Va Natl Standard ... Jcxter ... N W.Bancorp 13*i rieilmann Bre lfl=i Quaker Oats 120 Kali D r u g - 15T* Rath Packing ... Kclloga Swit 12!i Swift Co 28 Libby-McNeil 15 S w i f t Intl midwest Corp 13^; utility Ind 1'i Nail Leather Hi Zenith Stock List NEW 1'ORK STOCKS. ( S a t u r d a y Final Q u o t a t i o n s ) Am Can 10B McK Rob 13'/i Am Sm Ref SB Mid-Cont Pet 31 A T i- T 177 'A Montg Ward «4 Am Tob B 85 · Nash Kciv 23 Am Wat Wks 35'.'* Nat Biscuit ai'A Anaconda 6W-t Nat Cash B 37}i A T i: S F 7G'A Nat Dairy Pr 24^i Aviation Corp *H 4 Nat Distill 31 Bait Ohio 27'.5 Nat Poiv~ Lt JZ'.i BarnEdall 20'i N Y Central 45^ Beiidix Aviat 2;"a Northern Pac 313s Beth Sll 93 Packard Mot Ill's Borden 2i;=* Param Pict 26^4 Eorg-Warner 77!* Penney 99 Can Q C Ale 28% Penn R R 4Ki Canad Pao 1614 Phillips Pet 5*iy» Case 161 Hadio Hi* Chi N \V S^i Hey Tob B Sj^i Chi Gt West 3'A Sears Roeb 90« C M st P "c P 2V 3 Shell Union 3;Hi C R I P 3 Soc-Vacuum lC'/« Chrysler 125?« Sou Pac 55 Col C «_· El 171/4 Std Brands IS',4 Coin i Sou 3V* Std Oil Cal 47^3, Con Edison -^'/a Std Oil Ind 47^i Con Oil isy. Std Oil N J · 72 Cont Oil Del 41=i Stewart Warn J B V Corn prod 67 Sludcbakcr Curtiss-Wright 7 Switt Co 27T Deere "c Co l!it Texas Corp 52 D're .- Co pf 301/4 To* Gulf Sul 41*. DuPont de N 171 Timk Roll B 72i Gen Elcc 6l'/» Un Carbide lOu Gen Foods 42*.a Un Pac 13S Gen Mot 6b'!-4 Unit Air Corp J0 ] , Gillette l«'/4 United Corp fiTJ, Good'r T R MK Unit Drug 14','4 Hudson Mot 20'i U S Ind Alco 4011 Illinois Cent 28 r /2 U S Rubber 5ti!-j Int Harvest 103 U S Steel 111!'4 Int Nick Can 7031 Warner Pict 15/, I T T i:i!i West Un Tet 74',-i Johns-Many 13:1 West El _· M l,-iS'/4 Krcsce 273i Woolworth SB Lib-0 F Gl 12 Wrigley Jr 71Vi Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO., Mason City Office [Q Baglcy-Beck Bide. Telephone No. 7. DOW JONES AVERAGES Inds. R a i l s UUK. Close 167.30 58.01 34.0B Total Sales .1,000000 C H I C A G O STOCKS Butler Bros 171/4 Marsh'l Fields 25It Cord Corp 4T H NEW YORK CURB ' Am Gas El 40'i Ford M of Ca 27'.i Am Cyan B 32 Ford M ol Eng 7=i Am Su Po Co 2"/4 Lockheed H'4 Ark Nat G A 11 Niag Hu Pow ir. As G i: F.I A 3'i S O Ky Co 19?i Can Ind Alk H^« Un Gas Co 13Vj Eislcr Elcc 35» Un Li Po Co }1 El Bd Sh 25','« .NEW YOHK STOCKS Alaska Jun 15 Hudson Jifoior H D ' a Allied Sirs J.'ITi Hupp Motors 2'/4 Am S; Fo Po 121i Indust Hayon 3HH Am Cr Su Co :|2 Njish Kciv 23 Am c F Co ire Lambert Co 22^ Am Pow Lt 131', Lorillard 28!« Am Boll Mills am. Mack Truck TO'/4 ·Am R i- S Co 26=1 JIatliicson Al .78ti Amor Tob Co 95 McLellan Sirs Ifl'.a Armour Co Kl^i^ ftlinn, Mol Im i:i\\ Arm Co pf 03 M K T , ft{'» As Dry Gds aVi Mo Pac ·[',, All Hcf 34 Mot Products 3ii',i Baldwin Loco fi ] .3 No Amer 30 Bendlx 27% No Am Avl 1514 Blldd Mtg Co I2»» Otis Steel Co 20 Bycrs A M Co 2j)=i Packard Mot 1114 Cat Tractor SS'/j Park Utah Cop rtTi Ccr dc Pasco TOi Plymouth 2j Chcs Ohio 6(i Proc . Gam 62 Chi Gt W pfd !G Pnb S of N J 47=,i CMSPP pfd 0!i Pullman 67'/4 Coca Cola Co 141 Pure Oil Co !9}i Com Solvcnls inli Purity Bakery 2214 Cant Motor * 3V4 U K O C 3 ,4 Cr of Wheat 3G Hem Rand 27*i Cuclaliy Pack 4214 Rco Motors fi^l Curt-Wr Co A 20 3 ,k St Joe Lead 55^4 Dist Cp Seag 2G!a Simmons Co 51-A Dougt.ls Airc li.1 So Cal Edison 2iM Easlm.-m 163 Sperry Corp 213 El Auto Lite 43'.i St G t E II", El Pow «: LI 2Mi Tide W A Oil 211'. Fire T Ru 371. U S Ind Alch 4(1'. Foster-Wheel 50 U S Smeller 93 Freeport Tex 291i trill P Li A 3? Gen Am Tran 8016 Vanadium 31 !i Gllddcn Co 4C Un Gas Im 15 Gobei (Bi Warren Bros O'l Gold Dust 141i Wcslera Un 74'/i Graham Paige 4 Worth Pump 43Vi Gt Nor pfrt 47H Yellow Truck- 35=1 Houston Oil 143; Youncs S A: T S3',4 Hides UUotallona t-'nrniibcd by Wall BCOJ.. Inc., SUB F i f t h Street SauthtvesL [JORSEH1DES Flonchides , , $4.00 ·GREEN BEEP HIDES Up to 25 Ibs. J0^4c 25 Ibs. up , u c Bull hides 6'Ac "Cured hJtiej half cent more a pound, i On above prices a cent higher to wholesale dealers to wholesalo lots.) MAHKET (Saturday Review.) BOSTON, OF--U. S. department of ag- rlcul lure- Domestic ^ools had little call lait week. Spot quotations showed little change and were almost entirely nominal. As mill buyers, showed slight Interest, holdovers of the limited spot supplies made small effort to find n trading basis. Prc-shcaring contracts were available at prices materially below Ihe nominal quotations on spot wools of comparable grade. Asking prices were slightly lower on fleeces at 43TH6c m the grease ror fine ncKiJnc. 47FMBc for staple combings half blood, 5d*i32c /or comblns* Ihrcc-elghtha blood, and 5051c for quarter blood. STOCK MARKET UNEVEN AFFAIR Merchandising and Packing Shares Gain Fractions to Over Point. NE\V YORK, (IP)--Specialties, including merchandising a n d packing stocks, propped Saturday's market with gains of fractions to a point or more. With news stimulus lacldng for the list as a whole, however, many issues were unable to get ahead to any appreciable extent and a number retreated in the final hour. It was'one of the quietest Saturday sessions of the year with transfers totaling around 1,000,000 shares. Wary of Commitments. While traders apparently were wary of broadening commitments on either side of the market, insistent selling was scarce. A break in unofficial London copper quotations tripped up some of the red metal shares, but it was thought these were due for at least a moderate technical reaction in view of their lengthy upturn. The preponderance of shares selling under $10 was again the subject of discussion in commission houses. Some Well Ahead. Well ahead during the greater part of the proceedings were Montgomery Ward, Sears Roebuck, Gimbel, Macy, National Department Stores, Allied Stores Associated Dry Goods, Bethlehem bteel, American Telephone Wilson, Armour, Paramount, Industrial Hayon, Great Northern Iron Ore Schenle3', Western Union, Mack Truck, Yellow Truck, White Motors, Cerro de Pasco and Boeing. In a restricted groove were U S fatee! .General Motors, Chrysler Cjopdyear, Douglas Aircraft. Consolidated Edison. General Electric Loew's Santa Fe, N. Y. Central! Great Northern and Northern Pacific. Backward were Anaconda, Kpn- necott, Callahan. Zinc, Philadel- Curb Market hout losing Bond Market NEW YORK. Wj-Rall and industrial lens claimed a majority of gains in a highly uneven bond market Saturday. Trends were mixed in virtually eveiy corporate group with plus and minus slcns about evenly divided. U. S. S ov- crnmcnts, barrins a couple of treasuries worked a little lower. Fractionally higher prices Were paid for Baltimore and Ohio 4',is, Chicago and North Western 4=is. Illinois Central tr,s New York Central 5s, Union Pacific 3!is and Youngstou-ii Sheet and Tube a'ic In the downward d r i f t were Allcgiiany corporation 5s. Armour and company 4!~s, Chesapeake corporation 5s, Rock Island General 4s, Nickel Plate 4',is, and Studobaker 6s. In the foreign list Polish 8s registered a new low on the week's sharp decline breaking 2 points shortly alter the opcn- Produce MASON CITY--Far Saturday Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts 16c Heavy hcns.j 5 Ibs. and over .. 12c Under 5 Ibs 8c Stags, 5 Ibs. and over l i e Stags, under 5 Ibs 7c Cocks 6 C All No. 2 poultry 4 cents less Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade 18-I9c« Eggs, cash 17-lBc- Butter. Iowa State Brand 40c Butter, Corn Country Z8c Butter, Kenyon's 38c Butter. Very Best' 40c Butter, Brookfield 3b'c Potatoes, russets, peck 75c Potatoes, cobblers, peck 52c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO pnonucE (Saturday niarlcetx CHICAGO. i,n--Poullry, live. 5 trucks steady to Jirm: hens over 5 Ibs, 17c 5 Ibs. and loss IB'.ic; Leghorn hens lac; colored springs 19c. Plymouth and White Rock 21e; colored and White Bock fryers 22',ic. Plymouth Rock 25c: colored and Wlutc Rock broilers 23c. Plymouth Hock =5c. barebacks 18c; Leghorn chickens 13c: roosters 13c. Lcshorn roosters 12c; turkeys, hens 21 C . young loms 19c, old lOc; No. 2 turkeys 15c; ducks 4'.i Iba. up while and colored 20c, small white and colored I7c; geese 14c: capons 7 Ibs. up 2lc. less than 7 Ibs. 23c. Butler, 8,826, steady; creamery-specials (03 score) 34''4"j34Hc; extras I9'l M*\c; extra firsts (00-01) 33y.{j33'Ac; firsts (88-83) 31 : J»Q32 : Hc; standards (DO centralized carlots) 33!Sc. Eggs, 8,622, unsettled; extra firsts lo- car 21Vic, cars 21 : ?4c; fresh graded firsts local 21''4C, cars 21',~,c; current receipts NEW TOHK PRODUCE (Saturday Market) NEW YORK, (Pi--Eggs. 24,331. steady- mixed colors: Special packs 23i^@2-lc i average check! lOl'iiaiic; refrigerators, firsts 20(321c; olhcr mixed colors unchanged. Butter, 7.838, barely stcadv: prices unchanged; exlra (92 scorn) 33m?3-le. Cheese, 155,039, steady to firm and unchanged. Live poultry, hy frciglil, steady In firm: prices unchanged. By express, easy to firm; turkeys ISflJBc; oilier express prices unchanged. Your Federal Income Tax No. 21. Deduction for Debts. Taxes on real estate and personal s property paid during the year 1836 are deductible. So-called taxes, which are assessed against local benefits, such as streets, sidewalks, drainage, and other like improvements, are not deductible, for they tend to increase the value of the property and thus constitute cost of a permanent improvement The federal income tax may not be deducted. The tax on unjust enrichment--a federal fax on income--^is not deductible. Income tax, however, paid to the state by an individual on his income is an allowable deduction on his federal income tax return. Custom duties paid by a person on articles imported for his own use are deductible. Federal taxes on admissions in excess of 40 cents are deductible, but the taxpayer must show that account has been kept of the amount paid. Taxes on club dues are deductible by the member paying them. An individual may deduct the tax on his telephone conversations, radio messages, telegrams, and cables, and on the rent of his safe deposit box. Are Deductible. License fees exacted by a state or city upon certain businesses are deductible as taxes. Automobile license fees are ordinarily taxes and deductible. Postage is not a tax and is not deductible. In general, taxes are deductible only by the person upon whom they are imposed.. Federal estate and gift taxes and state inheritance, estate, legacy, or succession taxes are not deductible on federal income tax returns. The federal taxes on automobiles, gasoline, and liquor are imposed' upon the manufacturer, producer, or importer, and are not deductible by the purchaser or consumer. May Be Deducted. Whether or not the gasoline tax or the sales tax levied by a (state may be deducted by the indi- 'vidual purchaser depends upon the terms of the state law imposing the tax, consequently the right to the deduction, as between purchaser and seller, varies in the different states. Under the revenue act of 1836 the amount of excess profits fax paid or accrued under the revenue act of 1935 (as amended) is deductible in computing net income of a corporation for the purpose of both the normal tax and the surtax on undistributed profits. Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. Itt. SCHANKE 'CO. Telephone 130fl, Mason City Bid anil Asked Saturday. · Cent St El 6 pet pfd (525 par) loVi 12^2 Cent St El 7 pet pfd (§25 par) ll',i i3Vi Cent St P L 7 pet p£d 16V- 18 Champlin Het la 7 pet pfd .. 100 Creamery Package com 24 25 Hearst Cons A ,, 23/ 2 24 Gco A Hormel A pfd 10-1 107 Geo A Hormel com 22 22 3 A Interstate Power 6 pet pfd .. Ifi 18 Interstate Power 7 pet pfd . . I B 2(1 lo\va Electric Co 6'/a pet pfd 53 55 Iowa Electric Co 7 pet p f d .. R-t 56 la Elec Lt Pow 6 pet pfd .. 12 74 la Elec lt Pow 6',a pet pld 73 75 la Elcc Lt Pow 7 pet pld .. 75 77 la Power -t Light G pet pitd 102 104 la Power : Light 7 pet pfd 103 105 la Public Scrv 6 pet pfd fl7 93 la Public Serv 6'/a pet pfd .. 98 100 1,1 Public Scrv 7 pet pfd 99 101 la South Util G pet pfd 7,-j 77 la South Util G|£ pet pfd .... *7S ' 7 8 la South Utll 7 pet pfd 82 84 Minnesota P L 6 pet pfd . , 9 4 96 Minnesota P L 7 pet pfd .. 93 101 Northern St Power 6 pet pw 8G flS Northern St Power 7 pet pfd 91 93 N W.Bell Tel G'.it pet pfd .. JOS JOS'/a N W St Portland Cement com 23 29 Rath Packing G pet pfd lOfl Rath Packing 7 pet pfd .... 100 R a t h Packing com .,_ 33 33',i Sioux City G : El 7 pet pfd 101 103 United Lt Rys 6 pet pfd . . fi.i 87 U n i t e d Lt Rys G.36 pet pW flR flB United Lt 5r H y s 7 pet pfd . . 9 2 94 Western Grocer pfd 97 100 Western Grocer com 16 18 Miscellaneous C H I C A G O POTATOES ( S a t u r d a y m a r k e t ) CHICAGO, m--U. S. department of agriculture-Potatoes, 65, on trach 229, total U. S; shipments 717; old stock, weak, demand slow, supplies moderate; sackcrl pur cwt · Idaho Russet Burbanks U. s. No. 1. S3.25513.30: U. S. No. 2. 52.80; Colorado Red McClures U. S. No. 1, S3.10573.30; Wisconsin Hound Whites U. S. No. 1, $2.40; Minnesota Bliss Triumphs partly graded S2.80; Michigan Russet Rurals U. S. No. 1. $2-45; n e w stock, slightly stronger, supplies moderate, demand good: track sales carlots h u . crates Florida Bliss Triumphs U. S. No 1 5210 Q2.I5. T NEW YORK S U G A R NEW YOHK, (/D--Raw sucar un- chaneed Saturday at 3.45 for spot, with no sales reporled. Futures 1'i to 2 points net higher. 1NTESTMENT TRUSTS Rid and Asked S a t u r d a y Corp Tr Sh 311 Corp Tr Sh AA Mod S.BO Corp Tr Sh Accum Ser 2 9 4 Corp Tr Accum Ser Mod .... 3 HO Dividend Sh 2.08 Maryland Fund 10.51 Nationwide Sec 4.87 Nationwide Sec Vic .o*7 Nor Amcr Tr Sh 230 Nor Amer Tr Sh 1053 SIR Quarterly Tnc Sh J 9 0 3 Selected Am Sh, Inc 15 B2 Super Corp Am Tr A 4 4 2 t / S E I L P A m,so U S El I, P B 311 U S El L P vtc ! 1J7 2.23 11.49 4.07 2.43 20,00 3,21 1.25 M I N N E A P O L I S FI.OUR (Saturday market) MINNEAPOLIS, (ff) -- Flour, carload lots, per bbl. In S3 Ih. cotton sacks: Family patents, unchanged, S7.23-»7.45; standard patents, unchanged. ?7.I5ffi7.43. Shipments 26,149. Pure bran $29ft2D,50. Standard middlings SSIQSI.So. PRODUCE FUTURES (Saturday Market) CHICAGO, «7--Butter futures closed: Storage standards. March, 31'^c. · EBB futures: Storage pocked firsts, March, 23c. Storage packed firsts, April, 23','ic, Refrigerator standards, Oct.. 24Hc. Potato futures: Idaho Russet March No. 1, J3.46. Idaho Russets March grade A, 53.23. Idaho Husscts April grade A, »3.54. Mrs. Keith Hostess. GARNER--Mrs. Russell Keilh enterlained the members ot Ihe past presidents parley of the Legion Auxiliary in her home B'ri- day night. . ^ DaYIM I FORGET CHAPTER 32 Russell Bede watched the dancers and tried to keep his level glance from following the graceful figure of the girl in the tawny colored dress. He was aware o£ her face lifted to the handsome face of her husband. Aware of the possessive arm curved about her small waist. 'He didn't cut in at once but when Janet had changed partners, he made" his way slowly and determinedly across the floor and touched her new partner on the shoulder. They danced a few steps and Janet said, "This is an odd place for a sea dragon to turn up." "I've been looking for you for the last hour," he answered and led her through some intricate steps. "I missed you," she said. They danced the length of the crowded floor silently. "I'm glad," he said. When they had gotten back to their starting point, Janet said, "I mean that as a guest of honor, you are little evident." "Was that all you meant? I am disappointed. I thought you meant that you missed my company." Quickiy she said, "I would have if I'd been in the pool. You're quite the nicest dragon I've ever met. And a very competent one, too." "I'm not a dragon any more," he said. Then the music stopped and they clapped their hands for more and looked away from each other. "What are you?" she asked when the music started again. "A disappointed man." . Janet strove for lightness. "Because I haven't got long eyelashes?" "It isn't because of what you haven't got. It's that you . . ." Larry Kelton touched Russell Bede's shoulder. "Sorry, old man," he said, "but Janet is the best rhumba dancer here and you can't keep her all night." Bede relinquished with a sad smile. Janet wanted to tell him that she wasn't going to disappear into thin air but she WDS afraid to say anything so personal to him. While she was dancing with Kelton, she looked around a little wildly for Joel. She felt that she needed him to hang on to for moral support. Joel was dancing with a willowy girl with slumberous eyes and who wore a clinging black satin dress. Her eyes were slumberous but her red mouth close to Joel's ear was whispering to him and Janet saw LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF THE APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR STATE OF IOWA, Cerro Gordo County, ss. No. 491)8 NOTICE- 3S 'HEREBY -GIVEN, t h a t the undersigned has been duly appointed and qualified as Administrator of the estate of William II. Hoffman, Deceased, late at Cerro Gordo County. All persons in- dfibtod to said estate are requested to make Immediate payment; and those having claims against the same will present them, duly authenticated, to the undersigned for allowance, and file in the office of the Clerk of the District Court. HENUV HI. HOFFMAN, Administrator. Ralph S. Stanbci-y. Attorney Dated February 18th, 1937. S. H. MacPEAK," Clerk District Court. By--Margaret Riley, Deputy. NOTICE OF A N N U A L SCIIOOL ELECTION Notice Is hereby civ-en lo t h e qualified electors of tjie Independent School Cis- trict of Mason City in the County of Cerro Gordo and State of Iowa, that the annual election of the voters of said school district will be held on the second Monday in March, (March 8th), 133T at which election the polls will be open from seven o'clock A. M. until seven o'clock P. M. ot said day. Voting precincts and polling places have been established by the Board of Directors of said district, for said election, as follows: First Ward rreclnct--Administration BulldiiiK. Second Ward P r e c i n c t -- C o u r t House. Third Ward P r e c i n c t -- L a p l n e r G a r are, corner of Delaware Ave. and Second S t r e e t . S. E. Fourth Ward Precinct-- Cr.dy's Vete r i n a r y h o s p i t a l , 114 Flrs% St. S. W. One Director is to be elected for a term of three years to succeed Frank C. Goodman; one Director is to be elected for a term of three years to succeed R. E. Robertson; one Director is to be elected for a .term of three years to succeed R. E. Wiley. R. L. JAMES. Secretary Board of Directors. February 20lh, 1937. . NOTICE OF THE APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR STATE OF IOWA, Cerro Gordo County, ss. No. 4947. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that (he undersigned has been duly appointed and qualified as Executor of the estate of Mary A. Walsh. Deceased, late of Cerro Gordo County. All persons Indebted to said estate nre requested lo make immediate payment: and those having claims against the same will present them, duly authenticated, to the undersianou* for allowance, and file in the office of the Clerk of Ihc District Court. GEORGE E. WALSK, Executor. Brcese Cornwell, Attorneys, Dated February 19lh. 1937. S. H. MacPeuk, Clerk District Court, By--Margaret Hiley, Deputy. Osage Five Victor in Rough Contest OSAGE^-In a contest that was marked with- 36 fouls, Osage took a rough contest from St. Ansgat- here Friday night, 28 to 24. The visitors were leading at the half time, 16 to 12. Lang, psage center, was the leading scorer for the winners with 11 points, while Vedder and Perau set the scoring pace for St. Ansgar with eight points each. GOVERNMENT HOGS (Saturday Quotations) NEW YORK, m--U. S. government bonds closed: Treasury 4\'jS 47-52 Treasury 4s 44-54 114.3. Treasury 3»is 40-43 June ..... Treasury 3Ks 43-47 108.31. Treasury 3VsS 46-49 ' 108. Treasury 3s 51-55 Mrs. Rowc Rites Held. JOICE--Funeral services for Mrs. George Rowe, 76, were held Saturday at the Bethania church here and at the Methodist church in Lake Mills. Burial was lo take place at North cemetery, Lake Mills. a rapt expression on Joel's lace that she had learned to dread because it made her feel as though. her next step would be into a deep, dark pit. She was trifle resentful that at that moment when she needed Joel to look across the room and find her eyes and smile at her, his attention was for someone else. Would it be if he knew that for the first time in their joint lives, she was feeling something that was so pleasant it disturbed her? She thought: When Joel needs me I am always there. Even when it is an emotional disturbance that- doesn't have anything to do with me, he needs me. I need him right now. If Joel were to come over here and take my hand as he used to do and just ask Me to walk over to the punch bowl with him, everything would be the \yay it used to be. I wouldn't feel bad because another man looks at me with a hurt expression in his eye. I wouldn't care about him. Powdering her nose in the dressing room, she was surprised to see that her face was radiant. I look happy, she thought. I look like a girl at a high school dance who has met a nice boy, She touched a lipstick to her mouth and wet her fingertip to draw it over the line of her fine, smooth brows. I'm not a high school girl, I'm an old married lady acting like a schoolgirl just because a man paid me a compliment. Combing her hair and rearranging the ribbon band she thought: How Joel would hate for me to call myself an old married lady. He doesn't even want me to think o£ myself as a wife; I'm his "sweetheart." I wish he didn't feel that way. Nothing will ever change the fact that I feel raar-r ried and that I want to. I don't want to be a sweetheart. I haven't the temperament to live up to it. T h i n k i n g · over her wifely thoughts, she composed herself before the long mirror, smoothed her skirts and arranged her. thoughts. Nevertheless it did not escape her that the gown gave her height and its matching shade gave her hair a new luster. Satisfactorily, she noted that she did rather measure up to the other girls. She didn't often feel that way and was generally happier in one of her smart suits or her sports clothes than in evening. things. Tonight she liked herself. There was a bouquet of white flowers on the dressing table. She picked a cluster of them from the bowl and thrust them in her nar-. row belt. Then she stood off and inspected the effect. It was quite all right. She added a little more lipstick and opened the dressing room door. She had a feeling of . erii-" barking , on adventure .although- she would never have admitted it to herself. She walked down the narrow circular staircase, swinging her soft skirts and lifting them daintily. There was a man standing with his back to her as she reached the lower step. It was Joel and she had a swift thought: I'm glad it's Joel. I'm feeling much too giddy. "Hello," Joel said with a light in his eye when he saw her. "You've been dolling up?", "I needed to," she said ordinarily because wives don't flirt with their- husbands. At least they didn't in Chester. He noted the flowers at her slender waist, the color in her cheeks and the sparkle in her eyes. "You're cute," he said. ' Janet flushed, she really did. Joel could still dp that to her. He could bring a quick flood of color to her cheeks when his compliment did the same thing to her heart. Joel could do it with such charm. "Like me?" she said and twirled on the brown satin slippers. "Very much," he said. "But look, Jan, you're having a good time, aren't you?" "Grand. Aren't you?" she asked surprised. "Oh sure, great! But ... er ... I've got to be on the set at daybreak tomorrow and I thought I'd run along." Janet was swiftly disappointed. Disappointment was a thin, .dull little thing that ran from her mind down to her dancing toes. '· She smiled and said, "All right, darling, I'll run over to the house and get my bathing things. I left them there but my wrap is in the car." He protested^ at once. "No, Jan, you stay here and have a good time. I'll leave the car for you." " how wil1 you Bet home, "Why," he looked away from her, "as a matter of fact, Nina Harley"-- Nina was the girl with the slumberous eyes -- "is leaving now and she said she'd drive me. Our place is on' her way." "Oh," Janet said. Now she wanted to get away from the party. "Then go along. I'll be in later. Good night, darling." She reached up and kissed him on the tip ot his nose. She wanted to slap him. She walked slowly across the lawn to the marquee. She saw Russell Bede standing in the shadows and her anger at Joel fled. "Are you going to tell me why you were disappointed?" she said softly when she came up to him. "I'm afraid I am," he answered "not that I want to. In fact, little girl, I wish .you'd go away and stay out of my life." But he led her firmly toward the dance floor, and while they danced, Janet could feel his heart thumping when he held her close. TO EE CONTINUED^ Sixth Child Born. MITCHELL-- A daughter was born to Mr. nnd Mrs. Carl Patro at then- home Wednesday. This is their sixth child. The family ' moved here recently from Manly 3$p^^?^ f j - ^ * 1 - 1 i ^ {"* f - ' j ' - i M r M ^

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