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12 MASON GiTY GLOBE-GAZETTE MONDAY, MARCH 13, 1939 Hogs Mostly 5-15 Cents Lower in Chicago GOOD, CHOICE STEERS STEADY Fat Lambs Are Also Steady;' 10,000 Head of Swine Received C H I C AGO,, (£)--Hog prices were mostly 5 to 15 cents lower Monday in a slow and very uneven market. Yearlings and strictly good to choice steers were steady and indications on iat lambs were steady. lat lamb sales and bids ateady to lOc higher: small lots £0od and choice trucXin Iambs ?8.50; best load lots handy weight offerings bid up to ?8-15; fat ewes scarce, quotable steady; choice quoted to $4.75; feeding and shearing lambs in fairly broad demand; load 7375 Ib. averages 38.6o3S.73; small lots $3.2588.50. KANSAS CITV LIVESTOCK (Monday M»rket KANSAS CITY, (ff)-- U. S. department of agriculture. HOGS 1,300; slow, uneven; steady to IDc lower than Friday's averages; top $7.53; good to choice 170 to 240 Ibs. $7.35 §7.50; heavier weights scarce; 250 to 320 Ibs. 56.3067.35; SOWS 56.2566.50; lew lightweights to $6.60. CATTLE 9,000; calves 1,000; early salts beef steers and yearlings steady, most folds £5c lower: other killing classes steady: vealers steady early; most bids lo\vor; stoekcr and feeder classes com" prising around I*."* per ccnl of receipts. steady pots 25c higher; fi'd WHEAT DROPS HALF A CENT Weakness in Foreign Markets, Favorable Weather Are Factors CHICAGO, (IP)--Declines of abiut Vi cent in wheat prices here Monday reflected weakness in foreign markets and favorable weather for the new domestic crop. Trading was very slow, liow- ·iiiting Livestock Markets MID-WEST HOGS 400 to 500 Ib. packing sows'S6.50- l'l£" ; clhe " down Io * a - 25: nalives Io 6.75; light butcher kinds to S7. Salable cattle 10,000; salable calves 1,000; fed yearlings scarce; steady: supply strictly good to choice medium weight and weighty steers about equal to trade requirements; steady; other grades slow; weak; small receipts a bullish factor in market, however; buyers not able to save much on either steers or heifers; latter class steady; small killers buying freely at $8.50 to $9.50; with best around S10: most fed steers 59 to 511.50; early top S12.75; some held above $13; replacement cattle acutely scarce; cows firm; bulls steady to weak and vealers closing 25c to 50c lower at $11 down; mostly S1Q down on light vealers; very few weighty sausage bulls above S7.25. Salable sheep 18,000; fat lambs getting fairly broad demand but as yet few sales; asking around steady; around $8.50-8.80 on good to choice lambs; best now held S9 to $9.10 and above; indications steady on comparatively meager supply of slaughter sheep. Local Livestock MASON CITY-- For Monday. HOGS Five to 10 cents lower. Good light lights ...... 140-130 S6.10-6.20 Good light lights ...... 130-160 S6.60-6.70 Good light lights ...... 1GO-170 S7.10-7.20 Good light lights ...... 170-180 S7.35-7.45 Good light butchers .. 180-200 S7 .45-7.55 Good light butchers .. 200-220 S7 .45-7.55 Good me. wt. butchers 220-250 $7.33-7.43 Good me. u-t. butchers 230-270 57.20-7.30 Good me. wt, butchers 270-290 57.00-7.10 Good me. wt. butchers 290-325 $6.85-6.95 Good me. wt. butchers 325-350 5B.70-6.eo Good heavy butchers . . 330-400 SS.53-C.65 Good packing sows ... 275-350 S6.43-C.35 Good SOWS ............ 350-425 $6.33-6.45 Good SOWS .......... .. 425-500 56.23-6.35 Good sows ............ 500-550 $6.25-6.35 (The above is a 10:30 truck hog market for good and choice hogs.) CATII.Z Choice to prime sleers, heavy $10.00-11.00 Good to choice steers, heavy s 8.5Q- 9.50 Medium to good steers' ...... s 7.50- 8.50 Fair to medium steers ...... S C.50- 7.50 Plain to fair steers .......... S 4.00- 6.00 Choice to prime yearlings ____ s 9.00- 9.50 Good to choice yearlings . . . S 8.00- fl.oo Medium to good yearlings ... s 6.50- 7.50 Good to choice heifers ...... 5 8.00- 9,00 Medium to good heifers ..... S 7.00- 8.00 Tair to medium heifers . ..... s 6.00- 7.00 Plain to fair heifers ---- . ..... s 4.00- 6.00 Good to choice cows, heavy .. s 5.75- 6.25 Medium to good cows ........ S y.2a- 5.75 Fair to medium cows ........ s 4.73- 5.25 Cutters ...................... 5 4.00-4.75 Canners ..................... s 3.00- 4.00 Good to choice heavy bulls .. 5.75- 6.50 Ught bulls .. ................ 54.75-523 Calves, good to choice 130-190 S 7.00- 8.00 Calves, med. to good 130-190 S 6.50. 7.00 Calves; infer, to med. 130-190 S 2.50 d'wn SHEEP Genuine spring iambs, good to choke ............ 70-9057.50-8.00 Spring lambs, good to choice ....................... 70-90 s 6.00- 6.50 Spring lambs, medium to good _ · - . - ..................... 0-90 I 5.00- 5.50 Spring lambs, common ...... s 4.00- 5.00 Native ewes, gaod to choice S 1.30- 2.25 Cull ewes .................... 50ctoS1.00 Old bucks .................... SOUTH ST. PAUL, LIVESTOCK (Monday Dlarfcct! SOUTH ST. PAUL, (i-- Fed«u state market service. CATTLE 4.000 salable; total 4.5CO: undertone weak Jo 25c lower on killing steers and she stock; medium to good steers $3.23gi0.23: most beef cows S5.50 _ ft6.50; low cutters and cutters £4^5.23; top sausage bulls ST. Calves 2.000; vealers about 23e lower: choice vealers S10 HOGS 5,300 salable: 6.100 total:' steady to lOc lov.-cr; top S7.60 on 140 to 200 Ib- bulk 210 to 260 Ibs. n.ttf7.$f; 270 to 350 Ibs. $6.80fi7.10; heavier weights S6.65 ^6.73; sows 15c lower at 56.55ci6.60: staes SSStS.aO; pigs 57.75S8. SHEEP 7.000; undertone easier on fat lambs; load good and choice 82 Ib. Mon- lana feeding and shearing lambs steady at SS.50; good and choice slaughter lambs at last week's close SS.50itB.83. OJIAIi/V LIVESTOCK (Jlonday Market) OMAHA, Wt-- U. S. department of agriculture. HOGS, salable 3.500: slow, general trade steady to 13c lower: few early sales lightweights on shipping account steady to lOc higher; practical top S7.30 on 190 10 200 Ibs.; few S7.GO; bulk 180 to 220 Ibs. S7.23S7.40; 220 to 250 Ibs $74.723230 to 270 Ibs. S6.B5j;,7; 270 to 340 jbj! S6.SOS6.83: sows steady to 10e lower most good S6.25S6.40; stacs S6.75 down- feeder pigs $7. CATTLE salable 7.000: fed sicers. yearlings steady; shestock steady; "bul] = steady; vealers weak to 50c tower; slock- Livestock prices at midwest rflarkets Monday: AUSTIN, Jllnn--Hogs steady to 5 cents lower; 140 to 150 Ibs. $6.00^6.30; 150 to 160 Jbs. J6.43gs.7i: 160 to 170 Ih5. J5.80-; 7.10; 170 to 160 Ibs. S7.10ft7.40; 180 to 220 Ibs. S7.23S47.53r '220 Io 250 Ibs. S7.15ft7.45; 250 to 270 Ibs. $7.00'({7.30; 270 to 290 Ibs. SG.80Si7.10; 2SO to 325 Ibs. 56.655jE.55; 325 to 330 Ibs. 56.30 86.80; 330 to 400 Ibs. 56.40 UG.75; packing 5OU-S 275 to 350 Ibs. 56.30 $6.60; 350 to 423 Ibs. S6.20S6.50; 425 to 550 Ibs, $6,10g6.10; 530 Ibs. and up $6.10 6.40. ALBERT LEA, MlJin.--Hogs 5 to 10 cents lower; 140 to 150 Ibs. ?6.20 446.33; 150 to 160 Ibs. SG.55e6.10; 160 to 179 Ibs. S6.93il7.10; 170 to 180 Ibs. 57.2537.40; 180 to 220 Ibs. 57.3587.50; 220 to 250 Ibs. S7.20 «7.35; 250 to 27Q Ibs. $7.00S*7.13; 270 to 290 Ibs. S6.BOe6.9o; 230 to 325 Ibs. 56.65® 6.80; 325 to 350 Its. 56.5066.65: 350 to 400 Ibs. S0.35'i6.30; sows 275 to 330 Ibs. S6.40 5lj.55; 350 to 425 Ibs. S6.25fi6.40; 423 to 500 Ibs. J6.10S6.25; 500 to 550 Ibs. 55.S3 36.10; 550 to 600 Ibs. S5.SOS5.95. OITUMWA--HOES unchanged. CEDAR RAF1DS--140 to 150 Ibs. SG.BO 67.05; 130 to 160 Ibs. S7.10S7.25; 160 to 170 Ibs. S7.20S7.35; 180 to 220 Ibs. $7.30 ?17.45; 220 to 230 Ibs. S",40Ti7.55; 230 to 250 IbE. S7.30fi7.43: 250 to 270 Ibs. S7.20 #7.35: 270 to 290 Ibs. $; 290 to 325 Ibs. SB.9067.05; 323 to 330 Ibs. SS.75 @6.90. Good packers 275 to 350 Ibs. 56.33 tt6.50; 350 to 425 ]bs. S6.20S6.35; 435 to 500 Ibs. 56.05S6.20; 500 to 530 Ibs. S5.90S 6.03. Cattle steady. WATERLOO--Hogs lOc lower. 160 to ISO Ibs. 7.307.50; 160, to 220 Ibs. 37.50® 7.60; 220 to 250 Ibs. $7.4087.50; 250 ID 270 Ibs. S7.251.35; 270 to 290 Ibs. 57.10 S7.20; 290 to 325 Ibs. S6.9687.03; 325 to 3;0 Ibs. 5G.EOQ5.90; pacldng sows 275 to 330 Ibs. S6.55S6.65: 350 to 425 Ibs. 56.40'iJ 6.50; 423 to 550 IPS. S6.30116.W. Cattle: Tone steady. Steers good to choice S9$clO: medium to good S7.75ft 8.50; fair 5S.257; common §394: yearlings good to choice-S9S10: medium to good sa9: fair SQ@7; common MASON CITY--For Monday Vo. 3 white oats 21V- ·Jo. 2 yellow corn 34',ic tfew ear corn 30c . T o. 2 soybeans 70c Barley .25-35c COMBINED HOG RECEIPTS (Monday Market) DES MOINES. (jp)--U. S. department of agriculture. Combined hog receipts at 20 concentration yards and 10 packing plants located in interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for 48 frour period ended at a a. m. Monday were 30.500 compared with 29,000 a week ago and 26.400 a year ago. Rather slow: steady io 15c lower: mostly 5 to lOc off; loading somewhat lighter thaa 20,900 week ago. Barrov.-s and gilts, good and choice 160 to 160 Ibs. S7a7.60: ISO to 200 Ibs. $7.23 ®7.63; 200 to 220 Ibs. S7.25S7.63; 220 to 250 Ibs. S7.10S7.a5; 250 to 390 Ibs. SS.aO @7.40; 290 to 350 Ibs. S6.60-S7.05; packing sows 215 to 350 Ibs. Rood. 56.3036.70; 350 to 425 Ibs. S6.15S6.55; 425 to 350 Ibs. ?6 S6.15. MON'DAY q High iVHEAT-- Mar. May ...... .sa July 63'i Sept 69 CORN-- ·tar. 'Toy 4B!i July .50 Sept ,50"i OATS-'lay 28"i ulv ,, .27*4 iept. 26?i ;OY BEAKS-May 67 July Sept RYE- May .. July .. Sept. . LAUD-Mar. LIVESTOCK FOBECAST CHICAGO. (JP)~Official estimated livestock receipts for Tuesday: Cattle 6.000; hogs ll.COO; sheep 11.000. Representative Sales (Monday Market) CHICAGO, VFj--Representative sales: HOGS I Medium-- ers, feeders steady: fed steers, vtrarlincs largely S9«10.75; choice weighty steers held above S12: good fed heifers S8'u9- beef cows S697: cutter grades S4.50«5.7o' bulls S6.23S57.25; top vcalcrs S9110- stocter. feeder steers S3.50'!? 10; yearlings SHEEP, salable 6.500: fat lambs slosr early bids 13 to 25c lower; asking fullv steady; sheep weak; sheaiing lambs I'D to loc lower; early bids fed woolcd Jambs 58.13S8.40; bcsl held above S8.50- fed western ewes held around 54 75- shearing Iambs 53.60; bred cues $4.50« 5.15. sioux CITY LIVESTOCK 'Monday M a r k e t ) SIOUX CITi'. Wj--Sioux City livestock close. CATTLE, salable receipts 4.000: calve* salable receipts 200; (eel steers and vear- lings steady to easy; supply fairly"\vel cleared at noon: good to choice 1120 Ib. weights 311; prime quoted above S13.75; bulk at S7TMO; heifers steady load good to choice 640 Ibs. 59.50: strtctl choice quoted around 510.50: cows fairly steady; bulk common to good 53,7537' most cutter fradcs $4.50«i5.50: stockcrs and feeders fairly active, firm: choice -T30 to 430 Ib. steer calves SlOSrll: choice 550 to 625 Ib. stockcrs S9.60e9.75; load Tots medium to good 823 to 50 Ib feed crs S8.75. HOGS, salable receipts 3.500: total re ccipts 4.000; slow, mostly 5 to 15c lower . , top S7.30 to shippers; pood and choice J70 to 2(0 Ib. weights 57.Z5S7.40; packer X 253 6 352 Light-- 196 ilccrs-- 14 1422 i9 1323 :2 1291 !6 1110 ·at Lambs-93 Ei loo 103 7.70] 86 209 7.4-'i 74 226 7.10,65 246 iLight Lights-8.00'23 154 7.90;IB 143 7.75 - . CATTLE I Heifers-12.85'21 822 12.75; 40 763 12.75; B2 661 11.40, SHEEP ] Slaughter Ewes H.lOllfi J13 9.6038 130 8.B3 8.50] 8.00 7.50 7.60 Miscellaneous NEW YORK SUGAR Olonday M a r k e t ) NEW YORK. «,'--Cuban interests sold world sugar futures Monday, commission louse demand was an offsetting factor, lowcver, and around midday prices ranged unchanged to i point down. Maj sold at 51.14'-! after early sales at 51.15. Domestic futures were unchanged. Ma and July sold at 51.34 and 51.09. respcc- Haw sugar was quiet with duty frees offered =t 2.7B and 2.SO cents, .iccordmc to delivery position. Bcflned was unchanged in a range of 4 25 to 4.40 cents. er than Saturday, May 67% to iy^i, July 6Z to 67%; corn Vi to "s cent off, May 48=4 to 48 ! /4, July 49!s, and oats '/ to Vt cent lower. CHICAGO CASH GRAIN' (Monday Market) CHICAGO. (.TV--Cash wheat sample grade hard 65? Ic. Corn Ko. 2 mixed 50!ic: No. 3, 47r«-iJ Sc; No. 2 yellow 49',ic; No. 3, »7348Uc; Vo. 3 white 50?i'!l50 1 =e. Oats No. 1 mixed 32Uc; No. 4. «3'ic; ample grade mixed 28}jc; No. 2 white 2VXc: No. 3. 29 1 /«'a31 I .'«c; sample grade vhite 25!i/0.29c. Illinois barley malting 43ft60c nom.; eed 32®42c nom.; No. 2 barley S6a 7c; No. 4, 52c. Bye No. 2, 48c. Soy-beans Ko. 2 yellow BS'.ic; No. 3, 37c: timothy seed $2,33113,15 nom.: red clover, S135J1S nom.; red top S9.2509.75. Mason City Grain V CLOSE CHICAGO, «j-- .44 .45 .46!. ....... 6.77 6.90 6.75 6.87 6.75 6.75 6.90 7.03 5UXNEAPOLIS GRAIN (Monday 3Iarlcet) MINNEAPOLIS. M*)--Wheat receipts Monday 141 cars; 108 a year ago. Quotations \\c lower. Cash Ivo. l heavy dark- northern 731 t7G?ic: dark northern No. 1, 73 ; !i73 : ?ic; fancy No. I hard Montana 14 per cent protein 78»«8i7!H.c:' No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter 71'4S73? hard amber durum Ko. 1, 64?g®79^ No. 1 red durum 60*ic. Corn. No. 3 yellow 41!iS42»kc. Quotations *ic lower. Oats No. 3 white 26 3 .iS2S»;c. Barley 303S3c. Rye No. 2, 41'iSMVic. OMAHA GRAIN- Ofonday Market) OMAHA. «·--Wheat dark hard No. ! 77c; No. 4. 69!l'S71?ic; No. 5. 69!ic; han. No. 2. 65=iQ70^c; No. 3, 62Vllg6a',ic: No. ·*. 62ff63ic; No. 5. 53@62£c; northern springs No. 1. 71lic; mixed No. 3. 73c. Oals w-hite No. 2. 28!ic: No. 4. 26!i® 26 3 '«c; sample white 25c: sample feed 23c. Rye No. 2. 41c. KANSAS CITV GRAIN" Ofondzr Market) KANSAS CITY. .T--Wheat 169 cars tune unchanged to IUc lower: Ko. 2 dark hard 66V.6ai',ic; No. 3. 73§75^e; No 2 hard 70!i'it73 1 /«c; No. 3 63V««i70'ic; Ko. 2 red ee'iflea'ic: No. 3 S3!'«367c. Com 15 ears; tone 3 ic higher to 1 cent lower; No. 2 white 46?i47c: No. 3 43 45*ac: No. 2 yellow 45^46! J 4c: No, 3, 4-Ua1i46c; No. 2 mixed 44^i^45^ic; No Oats 6 cars: tone unchanged. No. 2 -white 29!i«Y3]c; No. 3 29O29'jC, llile maize 73tl79c. Kafir 72S7SC. Rye 44!a'fi453C. Barley 34li40c. Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. M. SCHANKE CO. Telephone 1300, Mason City Cent St El 6 pet p£d (525 par) 8 Cent St El 7 pet pfd ($15 par) 9 Cent St P : L 7 pet p f d . . Continental Gap , Elec pfd 89 CHICAGO POTATOES Olondiy Market) CHICAGO. UP,--U. S. department o agriculture. Potatoes 172 on track 271 total U. S. shipments Saturday 1.153 Sunday 10j: old stock. Idaho Russet, .'teady, firm undertone. Colorado Me Clttrca good quality and color slightl stronger, fair Quality, pale dull, northern stock, all varieties steady; supplies moderate; demand northern whites slow, others moderate: sacked per cwl. Idaho Rusjct Burbank* U. S. Ko. 1 S1.52'iSl.SO: mostly S1.55: Colorado Red McCIures U. s. Ko. I. burlap sacks good quality and color 52.03^2.25: occasional higher: ^"isconsin round whites I/. S. commercials 90c: Cobblers TJ. S. commercials 51.05: Michigan Husret Rurats U. S. No. 1. S1.25: North Dakota Bliss Triumphs f» per cent U. S. No. t and better SI.3oCI.47'i: Minnesota Hollandale section Cobblers U. S. commercials 51,15. New stock steady, supplies mod- Creamery Package com 19 Hearst Cons A .. ., ',*; 51 Geo A Hormel A pfd 104 J07 Gco A Hormel com 24 1 ; 25' Interstate Power 6 pet p f d . . . 4i 6^ Interstate Power 7 pet pfd.. 5 a 7 Iowa Zlectric Co 6',a pet pfd 31 33 Iowa Electric Co 7 pet pfd. 32 34 la Elec Lt Pow 6 pet ptd . 6 6 63 la Elec LI i Pow e t b pet ptd 67 69 la Elec Lt t Pou- 7 pet Did 73 15 la Power «: tight 6 pel pfd 102 la Power i Light 7 pet pfd 101 la Public Service 6 pet pfd. . 93 la Public Service 6' s pel pfd 93 la Public Service 7 ct pfd 101 la South Util 6 Dct pfd 27 la South Util 6'i pet pfd : la South \Jtil 7 pet pfd : Minnesota P fc L 6 pet ptd.. m Minnesota P L 7 pet pld. , 9O Northern St Power 6 pet pfd 63 Northern St Power 7 pet pfd 73 NW St Portland Cement com. 23 Hath Packing 5 pet pfd ... 102 Sioux City Cas Zl 7 pet pfd 94 30 104 106 100 101 103 29 an ^J^3£i|^jfS ; TM""^^cS111 ! S. N'o. 1. size B. S1.W! 1.93. United Lt Rys 6.36 pel Did S.1 8 Hides Qnolalloni FDrm.bJ3 By ffolf Broj, loe. SOS Fifth Street Sonthwnt HOR5EH1DES 'GKEiii'BEEF'HIDES ll ' S FYom 15 Ibs, up % 1 ^ From 25 Ibs^ down _ / . . ""«^- .....6c 3c BOSTON WOOL (Mond»3- Market) BOSTON. M",-- TJ. agriculture. Wool u-as slow In the Bos- United Lt Rys 7 pet p f d . Western Grocer pfd 73 Western Grocer com 4 25th Anniversary of Lodge Observed CLARKSVlLLE--The twenty fifUi anniversary of the foundin of the Rebekah lodge in Clarks ville was celebrated on Frida evening with a dinner at 6:3 served in the dining room of th I. O, O. F. hall. A program fo lowed the dinner and a social eve ning of cards and Chinese check. ers was enjoyed. February Sales of Stock on trie N. Y. Stock Exchange MJU1ON SHAKES 40 30 J - 20 10 i 1925 '27 '29 '31 '33 '35 '37 '39 February tock List NEW YORK STOCKS (Monday Final Quotations) By The AssoeUtrd Press r Reduction 58li Kresce Ch Eye 178 ~ ~ .lied Strs 10'i m Can 95 ',i t Fo Pow 3 1 * m Loco 26 m Bad Sts 16?i m Roll Mill ia^» m Sm i Rcf 46^i m St! Fdrs 34U m SUB Rci 2tP A m Tei T IBC'i m Tob B 37 m Wat \\'ks 13«» Jiaconda 28 1 \ rm III 5 -ch T S F 311'* 1 Refin 22 V« ufaurn Auto 4 1 alt Ohio 65* inisdall iTi eudlx Aviat eth SU ocing Airpl 2B 72'i . 27V ortlcn Warner 31 ridgeport Br 1-t u d d Mf e . 6 an t) G Ale 16 anadlan Pac 92' 51 37'i atcrp Tract hes Ohio N W . * G U* . *. M St P P .. H I i P irysler a^ a oca Cola 128' ol G E 8V I Solv 12 om\vith ii So i^ on Edison 34 ! on Oil 8* on Can 411 on Oil Del 392 orn Prod es urtiss Wright 6 eere St Co 227 *re Co pf 25' ouglas AJr 63^ 'U Pont l a a ^stman i79 1 Po Lt 11 'airbanks-SIo 39 : 'irestone 25» 3en Elec ien Foods !cn Slil^ en. Mot U]eltc oodrich oodyear N By ptd. 'omestake ufison upp aiot I Cent , t Jit Har\-est nt Nick Can nt Tel z Tel ohns Manv 96 -Cennccott 37 3 » 42! 351 .. . S3", Lambert I 7 » « Lib O F Glass 56 Loews 49 Marsh Field 14i Mayla£ 6 ilidcont Pet 16V« Xlontg Ward 53V* Morrell Co 3Mash-Kclv 8',i Kit Bisc 27'/4 Nail C Reff 23Ti A'at Dairy Pro 1GU Nat Distill 27^ « Nat Lead 25Vi Nat Po Lite 9 N Y Central I9i' Ko Am Aviat 16V» Nor Amber 23?i Noc Pac 1£V» Oliver Farm 26*« Otis Elevator 22'i Otis Steel lav* Owens Til G Packard Farm Pict Penick 4: Ford Penney 87 Ht Penn Hy 22^* Phillips Pet 40»:i Proct Gam 57*« Pullman 351* Pure Oil Radio Rem Rand Repub Stl Rey Tob B Sears Roeh Shell Union Simmons Socony Vac Sou Pac Std Brands Std Oil Cal Std Oil Ind Std OIL N J Stew Warner Studebaker Swift t Co Texas Corp Tex Gulf Sut 30^i Tim Roll B 49 Transamerlca 6= XTn Carbide 5B : Union Pac 202 " "Unit Air Lines 12'i Unit Airc Cp 37fi Unit Corp 3i Unit "Drug 7 U S Gypsum 107 US Indus Ale 24'i US Rubber «','« US Steel 62^1 ·Walgreen 18'i Warner Pict 6*3 West Un Tel 22^ West E «i 3ilf 114? i Wilson Co V,i Woohvorth 50 "Wrigley Jr 79»i Yel Tr C J9V* You Sh t Tb 49V* STOCK BUYING EFFORTS FAIL Fractions to Point Decline Conceded by Many of Leaders NEW YORK, (ff)--Attempts to muster buying forces for a resumption of the rallying drive in the stock market met with little response Tuesday. In a slow downward drife leaders conceded fractions to a point and a few rcent climbers, such as American Telephone. dropped around 3 at the worst. Transfers were around 600,000 shares. The fact important selling failed to appear provided a grain of comfort for bullish analysts. Possibility of Germany's intervention in the Czecho-Slovak independence row was sajd to have caused only mild market apprehension . Bonds were irregular, with recently strong La tin-Americans suffering a setback Commodities were .also mixed, as were most European markets Shares inclined to slip included Bethlehem, G e n e r a l Motors, Chrysler, American Telephone, Anaconda, Westinghouse, TJ. S. Rubber and Santa Fe. Resistant were TJ. S. Steel, Boeing, Consolidated Aircraft, Glenn Martin and Great Northern. Xlown as much as'a.point in the urb were Lake Shore, Niles-Be- lent-Fond, American Gas and ockheed. IOWA'S OUTDOORS With Naturalist ROY L. ABBOTT Iowa' State Teachers College o c tend Market 4 tl 10 ~^i 15 21 39'i 77V. 28 49-1 3 On 8V» 19!'. 44H NEW YORK, iF(--Railroad bond prices uctuated erratically Monday in a mar- et which saw* traders doubtful of ends. aiirroring the general activity were the uotations on U. S. treasury issues, some f which advanced while others declined much as 9-32 point. Some rails likewise advanced to quo- ations which at noon stood nearly 2 oints above Saturday's last, while others eclined just as sharply. Advancing carrier . bonds included anta Fe 4s of '55 and Chicago and West- m Indiana 4s of '52. On the minus side f ere Great Northern 4s o£ '45. Illinois cntrfal 4?is, Boston and Maine 5s, and :iekel Plate 4!:js and S'.bs. Utilities generally gained. These in- luded "Western Union 5s of '60 and In- emational Telephone 5s. Brazilian governments, after their up- urge of last week,-slipped a point or more and practically all other foreign ovemments likewise declined. upplemenfary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAJUSON BROTHERS CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck Building. Telephone No. 7 DOW JO.VES: AVEBAGES -3nds. Rails Ulils. _ , ; ; 1=0.76 32.43 26.05 Total tales 650000 CHICAGO STOCKS Butler Bros 8=i llarsh Field 14'', Cord Corp 3'k Walsreen IS'l Cities Serv "i 3 * NEW YORK CURB Am Gas El 39!i Lockheed Am Cyanamid 26 Am Su Pow *i Ark Nat Gas 27-i Asoc G El A I El Ed Si Sh 11'i Ford Mo Can 22'« Humble oil «3'.'» Butter, Corn Country Butter, Plymouth Butter, Very Best Butter, Clear Lake Jutter, Brookfield lusset Potatoes, peck "Sarly Ohio Potatoes, peck . .32c ·EDITOR'S NOTE-- These rsp- esentative quotations were ob- ained by calling several grocery tores. 30 3s*iag Hud Pow 3 Xilcs Bert Po 61'i PennRoad S O Ky. J Un Gas Co Un LI Pow 2',i NEW TOBK STOCKS Am Cry Sug g Slack Truck Am C Fy 23'i Am Pow LI 6?i As Dry Gods 9 3 t iald\vin Loco I5 l a BriRjs Jl/g 27=i 7erro tie Pas 42 Chcs i Ohio 37 5 4 28? i 24'.. Curtlss-\Vrt 3ist Co SeaB _. . ilcc Auto Li 37 3 d Erie K R 1', r"oster-Wheel 23'. Frceport Tex 23fi en Am Tr 58': Gliddcn 22'. '{ouston Oil 7 3 ; Inspiration l.i^j Indus Rayon 25 3 ; Kroger 23 T i Lehiph Port C 24 Liquid Carb 13 : ' Lortllard 23' JIath Alk MeLcItan Strs Minn Moline 5 Sfotor Prod IS 1 Ohio Oil 9 Packard Mot 4 Park Utah 2 Fub Ser .' J 37!i Pullman 35 1 / Purity Bafe 16 R K O 2" Reo Mot I 3 St Jo Lead 42 Simmons 31' So Cal Edison 26' Sperry Corp 43^ St G «: E 3f Tidewater 14^ U S Smelter 58V Vanadium 27' Union Oil Cal 19! Un Gas Im 13 White Mot U1 Worlh Pump 20? Lamson Brothers Market Letter CHICAGO--Wheat: Althouijh press dis patches told of more unsettlement ir the political situation of central Euro pean. Liverpool grain prices' were lowe Monday morninR and our market wa aliccted accordingly. There was in an out trade in our market with hut littl feature except the fact that most ol th pressure was on the May wheat the May-July difference widened some what. \Vc look for a further widenin of this difference later on in the spring "While there was some rain in th ·ouUiwest over Sunday in some section others reported dust storm.- particularl some regions in Oklahoma. Fair an warmer weather is indicated for Kansa and Nebraska for the next 24 hours, dispatch from Washington said that spri; starts with abundant moisture In th soil ever most of the U. S. although th subsoil is still dry in much of the urea plains. Although local sentiment i wheat Is a little bearish, selling by ou 5-idc interests is of small proportions an therefore prices continue to hold with! a "narrow range. Com: The corn market was a littl easier Monday. There was a tendene for the May-July difference to wide somewhat but spreading orders he! these prices around 1*« cent differenc There was no export business o£ con secrucnce. BroomhaH said that arrivin American com parcels were slightl lower. 'reduce MASON CITY-- For Monday lash Quotations by E, G. Morse Sggs, current receipts ........ 13c leavy hens, 5 Ibs. and over ..12c leavy hens, 4 to 5 Ibs. ...... lOc 'ght hens, under 4 Ibs ..... 8c Springs, heavy breeds ........ lie Spring Leghorns ....... ..... 8c Cocks, heavy ................ 8c "locks. Leghorns ............ 7c :apons .... ............... 18-24e All No. 2 Poultry 4 cents less. merchants Quotations If gs, in trade .......... 12-14 Cggs, cash ................ 12-14c Jutter, Iowa State Brand ..... 29 c 27c 29c 27c 27c 27c 34c SXOCX CITY PRODUCE (Monday Ttlarkct) SIOUX CITY, o?)--Poultry; Uenj. over Ibs. 13c; hens, over 4 Ibs. and including Ibs., IDc; hens, 4 Ibs. and under, 8c Leghorn hens 8c; roosters, heavy breeds c; Leghorn roosters 7c; No. 2 poultry cents a pound less. EgRs: Case lots, new cases included S"o. 1, 54.50; Ko. 2, $3.30; trades 53.90 oose cgjis. No. 1, He; JNo. -. IQc; egg acked in brown fiats 10 cents a case MS. Butter: Creamery butter, fancy, whole ;ale. SSSSac; butterfat. No. i, 33c; No XEW \'ORK PHODTJCE {Monday Market) NEW YORK, fc'Pj--EgKS 21.528: steady ;o firm- Mixed colors, extra fancy sel«c tlon 19i/«ft2S?4c; standards IBV'alB !irsts n^ 1 ?J7^*c; seconds 17He; medium l*ic; dirties No. 1, X7ci average checks '*c. Butter 374,749. weak. Creamery, highe than extra 22'A'S 23c: extra 192 score 22c: firsts 168-91) 2Lft2L4c; sec ends (84-87 "ZQGlZQVzc. Cheese 269,745. vreak er. S ta I e. who! milk flats, held 1937. 30ft23c; held 1938 current makes T4V*^rl4;C. BELMOND MAN, 87, SUCCUMBS Ole Hansen Rites Will Be Conducted Tuesday Afternoon BELMOND--Ole Hansen, 87, re- ired farmer, died Sunday at his 'arm home one mile north and Ive miles west of Belmond. Services for Mr. Hansen will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 at his home and at 2 o'clock at the St, Olaf church, with tha tev, Mr. Peterson o£ Kanawha officiating. He was born in Norway April 9, 1852, and came to this country in. 1866. His wife preceded him in death in December of 1938. Surviving are five sons, Albert, tlai-tin O., Helmer and Oscar of Behnond, and Chester of Independence; a daughter, Mrs. M. J, :harlson of Lake City: one brother, John, · o£ Behnond, and a sister, Mrs. Ole Rikansroud of rCanawha. NEW PARTS FOR OLD The next time you catch a grasshopper notice that if you ;old him by one leg he is pretty ikely to escape by giving a hard :ick, leaving his leg in your hand, le seems to know that it is bet- er to lose a leg than to lose his ife--something of the same idea ve humans practice when we ave a person's life by removal of an injured or diseased organ. But that is as far as the comparison goes, for the grasshopper can do something that we nannot do--grow a new part again n place of the one lost. If the rasshopper is not yet full grown, le will have a new leg the nexi ime he sheds his skin. But he oses this power of regrowth after maturity is reached. Other ani- nals, crabs, crayfish, lobsters, and the like, keep this power even when adult. Hence, if a crayfish gets into a fight and an eye is clipped off by an opponent's pincers, it is no serious matter; he gets busy and grows a new one ·ight away. Though, strangely enough, he sometimes makes a mistake and grows a leg in place of the lost eye. Some of the simpler lower ani- nals such as the jellyfish tribe, the sponges and the flatworms possess this power of rebuilding lost parts even to a greater degree than the crayfishes and grasshoppers. Sponges, for example, may be crushed and forced through a fine cloth like apple butter, yet the tiny pieces thus formed will again unite and make a whole sponge. Hydra, a little sac-like animal, may be turned wrong side out and still manage to go on living in proper fashion. Pla- naria, a common flatworm of our ponds and streams, may be cut up into almost any sort of pieces, and } r et each piece will either remake itself into an entirely new but smaller Plariaria, or will promptly regrow the missing parts. We humans who watch these rebuilding processes cannot choose buf envy, for if we lose a leg we must go one-legged to the grave. Yet even our bodies are not entirely without this power of re- growth. Our hair and nails continue to grow throughout life, .but there is no evidence for the popular belief that they keep growing for a time after death. A nerve completely cut in two may grow out again along its former path, thus restoring feeling and action to the part, but most remarkable of all in this power of regrowth is our outer layer of skin. Just below the several dead layers of cells -- the part exposed to the outer world-- ^there is an active growing layer which keeps on reproducing new cells as long as we live. These cells are vigorous at first, but are rapidly pushed outwards, become thinner and thinner and finally die. Their final fate is to be rubbed off by our clothing or the bath towel. Our red blood cells are short- lived too, dying by the millions every hour, but are as rapidly replaced by new ones made in the bones. We can heal up wounds too, but when compared to th( lower animais, : we are pretty POOL at this game of making new parts for old. War would soon lose al its terrors if man could ever learn to regrow lost parts like Plan- aria. Fifty soldiers might spring up from the parts of one torn to pieces by a shell! Business Notes CHICAfiO PRODUCE (Jfondir -·Vfarkcl) CHICAGO. f'P!--Butter 75.430. stcad.l; creamerr specials (S3 score) 22®22^c; extras (02i Jl»ic; extra lirsts OO-9U ll'.'tc: firsts 2iS'21'.lc: seconds -67^) 20Vac; standards (SO centralized carlots) 21?;c. ges IS.732. firmer: fresh graded, extra firsts local 17c, cars 17* »c: firsts local 16?4C. cars 17c; current receipts IS'-, SUc; storage packed extras IBc; first CHICAGO POCI-TRf Otonda? M a r k t t ) CHICAGO. tj--Poultry live. 17 trucks, steady at decline: hens over o Ib3. lie. 5 !b5. and tmder 17'ic: Leghorn hens I5?5c: broilers 2 ' j Ibs. and under, colored 18c. Plymouth Rock 20c, White Rock 20c: springs 3a Ibs. tip. Colorado 20c. PIv- jnouth RocJc 23c, While Rock 23c: fryers over I'b Ibs. colored 19c. Plymoth Rock- 21U-C. White Rock 2l«ic: bareback chickens 16^lBc: roosters 13c: Leghorn roosters I2c: ducks 4!i IbF. up colored 17c. white IVic. small colored ISc, white 16c: Reese 13c; turkeys young toms 20c, o!d 16c, hens 21c. CHICAGO PSODL'CE FUTURES (Monday Market) CHICAGO. Wl--Butter futures, siorage stds.. close Nov. 22%c; March 2t=ic. EPS futures, rcfri. stds.. Oct. 19? f c. Storacc packed firsts JIarch 18c. V. S. BONDS ( M o n d » y Market) NEW YORK. MV--V. s. government bonds closed Mondav: Treasury 3 3 is 40-43 June 104.23. Treasury 3'is 46-W U.o. Treasury 4V«j 47-32 120.9. Treasury 3s 51-51 109.13. Federal Farm Mtp. 3s 49 108.9. Home O\vners l.oan 2?,s 49 102.5. Treasury 31VK 44-46 11030. Treasury 2\ is 45-33 104.15. I ,_ Only slight production ffalns should be expected of the automobile industry in the next week or tu-o. This is "a very healthy development," as it will tend to briro; dealer stock? io normal requirements for the outset of n favorable spring market, according to Ward's 'Automotive Reports. The independent manufaclurers were responsible for over half of last week's output advance to 84.095 cars and trucks and 78.703 units the week before, the .service said. Although the- three major producers made minor gains, probably the operations step-up, Ward's said, "first manifested itself among the independents because they have been Rearing operations more closely to sales." Hudson, Nash and Studebaker are reported to have important output sains, while Willys and Hupp relumed to production. "Indications are that major manufacturers u-ill augment schedules later this month," it was said. General Motors climbed to 35,165 units last week, against 34,493 the week- before; Ford was up to le,200 .from 15.400. and Chrysler plants BalTied to 20.423 from 19,835, according to Ward's estimate*. Automobile sales have been augmenting their gains last week to continue lti« upturn which "first manifested itself in the last third of February. The aobbrev- iated period of eight days saw substantial advances generally over the shou'- ings of the first two ten-day periods," the publication commented. Indications are for a favorable spring market. U. S. STEEL BUSINESS OFF IN JOSS United States Steel corporation, largest domestic steel producer and industrial organization, transacted a $166,673,733 volume of business In 1038, a smaller total than both of the two preceding years but ahead of 1933. according to the annual rfeport being released Monday. This total dollar volume of business by all subsidiaries last year represented decline of 45.05 per cent from 51,355.549.630 for 1937 and compared with $1.- 083.337.U5 for 1935 and S754.5H.08S for 1933. Edward n. Stettinius, Jr., chairman, termed 1938 "one of the major depression years in the steel industry during the last two decade?, viewing the year as a whole, from the standpoint o! both volume of business transacted and the results obtained." He added, however, that at present "conditions in the iron and steel industry- indicate an improving tendency." He pointed out tliat during the first txvo months of 1939 orders for steel pro- duels as well as production and shipments, have shown some Improvement over the December average and were substantially better than during the corresponding, period in 138." BK.VDIX REPORTS 7 CENTS A SHARE Bcndix Aviation corporation reports consolidated net income for 1933 of $136.048, equal to 7 cents a share on 2,097,- G63 shares of capital stock. The net profit for 3937 amounted to 52.255,133, or S1.07 a share on the same outstanding stock. The balance sheet as of Dec. 31 shows the corporation and subsidiaries had total current asscU of* 517.360.235. including 55.279,391 cash and United States government securities, and $8,156.513 inventories against total current liabilities of ?2.759.402. A year earlier, current assets amounted to S15.5S6.810 and included $!.793.337 cash, no government securities and $10,920.25? inventories while current liabilities were S3.919.124. Decline in automotive production last year_ more than accounted for the entire drop In gross galcs, the annual report states. Gross sales aggregated S30.893.547 in 1933 compared to $«.5J4,629 the year before. Sales of the aviation divisions and subsidiaries increased about 40 per cent last yea- over 1937 while sales o£ olher products showed * small Increase, it was reported. Firemen Work for an Hour on Dwelling Fire Firemen worked for an hou: and three minutes Sunday alter noon to extinguish a lire on the second floor of the E, L. PLAN RITES OF HENRYHAHN,89 Whittemore Pioneer Succumbs at Homer Pneumonia Victim WHITTEMORE--Services will held Tuesday afternoon at St. Paul's Lutheran church for Henry Hahn, 89, pioneer, who died at his lOme here Sunday of pneumonia. The Rev. H. W. Gischer will officiate, and burial will be in the cemetery near Whittemore. A resident of Whittemore many years, Mr. Hahn came here from -harles City in 1878 after having lived years. Charles was in City several 1889 that lie FIRST ROBIN It's Here; Stops at Elmwood Cemetery Dan Durkin, superintendent at Elmwood cemetery, was first to report on robins returning to Mason City this year. He said the robins, meadow larks and blackbirds are back. Mrs. E. J. Zirbei; rural route 4, saw a. robin at high, noon Monday, only about an hour- after Mr. Durkin had phoned the FORFEITS S10 BOND Joe Zabransky, Puposky, Minn., forfeited a $10 bond when he failed to appear before Police Judge Morris Laird Monday. The bond was posted when Zabransky was arrested 5 miles north of Mason City on Highway 65 at 8:40 o'clock Sunday evening on a charge of operating an auto without a driver's license. ^ home, 203 Second street northeast The call was received at the fire station at 2:24 o'clock Sundaj afternoon, when the roof caugh fire from a cracked chimney. The fire was confined to the room of origin. Twenty-five gallons of water and three salvage covers were used. The house is owned by Miss Dolly Story, Americanism: Losing our shirts in '29 because a panic caught all of us in debt; officials telling people a big national debt doesn't matter. -- Dubuque Telerraph- Herald. GIVEN 30 DAYS IN JAIL James Sweeney, 32V Second street southwest, was sentenced by Police Judge Morris Laird Monday to serve 30 days in the county jail on a charge of intoxication. Sweeney -was arrested by police at home at 2:10 o'clock Sunday morning. Ear Corn FOR SALE Phone 493, Mason City PUBLIC SALE t n-JH hold 3 public auction on the Ed Snopek farm located one mile north of the Manly public school and l'/i miles east, on Tuesday, March 14 Storting at 1:30 p. m. 7 -- HEAD OF HORSES -- 7 1 Wack geldin? 11 years old, ivt. 1700; 1 bay mare in foal 7 years old, wt. 1700; two bay mare colls coming: 3 years old, wt. 110ft each; 1 bay mare colt coming- 2 years old. wt. 800; one brown marc colt coming 1 year old, wt, 700; one grey geldinc colt coming 3 years old, wt. 1100. / 24 -- HEAD OF CATTLE -- 24 Aine milk cows, all milking and younjt. Three 2 year old heifers, bred to freshen soon. Seven 1 year old calves. 5 winter calves. 50 -- HEAD OF HOGS -- 50 brood sows to farrow about April 1st. 46 feeder ONE BUCK SHEEP. 5 BRED EWES. MACHINERY -- One cornshcller. 2-row cultivator; 1 wagon box; 1 hand FEED AND GRAIN--Atont 50 tons or ensilage; 3 tons of hay in barn; some straw in barn; about 400 bushels of food corn. TERMS: Cash, or make arrangements \vilh your banker. PAUL C. NELSON Ora BayTess, Auctioneer Northwest Savings Bank of Mason City, Clerk made the trip from Germany to Floyd county. He was in the grain, livestock and lumber business si nere, and retired 20 years ago. fej Surviving are his widow, two M sons, F. O., of Whittemore, and M Edward of New Hampton, and tS two daughters, Mrs. Louisa Mis- S bach' of Fairmont, Minn., and Mrs. Don Wernley of LeMars. ? One son preceded him in death. ':}

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