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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 8 1936 Hogs Mostly Steady to and in Some Cases 1 0 Cents Higher. CHICAGO, (-- The swine an cattle markets were strengthened again Wednesday by improved de mand from local killers and shippers and as a result prices were forced up to around the levels that prevailed Monday. Demand coincident with the Easter trade was very stimulating to the lamb department and light springers went up sharply to a 517 top, S2 over the best price paid during the Easter season last year and the highest mark for spring lambs in 5 years. Variations in receipts so far ti week have been the important factor in the livestock trade. Both the hog and cattle runs fell below advance estimates today and this was partly responsible for the improved demand from packers who sought to fill requirements. Hogs sold mostly steady to 5 cents higher although some sales showed advances of 10 cents. The top was up 5 cents to S10.95. Dressed pork prices BOW stand slightly lower than a year ago al- thou^h the current live market is around Sl.50 higher. Market ob servers said one reason for the low- .ijessj? Trice scale in the face " er ·sv.ie of increases "live costs is the fact chat Mcksis s rear ago were adding rcv;sssi2|r taxes to operating esibsises. B?ef sices are around S-4 Itrs-er Bffin a Tsar ssr°. a discount Shs- TiarB3iais'"tis lower live cost Of SH-2T5. Fsi steers .aafi yearlings sold ajosa? 1-5 is 25 -ceais Signer Wed nesdsv tri-ti lie several market back ~S MoadaVs "level. Old crop lambs --ere cuevenlv 10 to 25 cents higher. Mason City Livestock MASON CITY--For Wednesday HOGS Steady to 10 cents higher. Good light lights 140-1011 S 9.15- 9.43 Good lights 360-1SO S 9.8S-10.15 Good light butchers . 180-20j :ilO,lo-10.40 Good light butchers . 200-220 $10.10-10.40 Good mod, wt. butch's 2211-230 $10.03-10.35 Good med wt. butch's 250-270 S 9.85-10.15 Good med. wt. butch's 270-2S., S 9.70-10.00 Good heavy butchers . 290-325 5 9.50- 9.80 Good heavy butchers . 325-350 $ 9.-10- 9.70 Good heavy butchers . 350-400 S 9.15- 9.45 COM packing sows .. 275-350 5 8.90- 9.2U Good heavy sows 350-425 S 8.70- 9.00 Good big hy. sows .. 425-SOj S S.50- S.SU Good big hy. sows 550 and up $ 8.30- 8.60 (This above is a 10:30 truck hog market lor good and choice hogs. The difference in price Is for short and long haul hogs.) 5 7.50- 8.30 5 600- 7.50 6 450- 6.0W $5.50- «.50 $ 4.75- 6.50 $ 4.00- 4,75 $ 4.25- 5.00 5 3-75- 4 2 5 -5 3.25- 3.75 ? 3.00- 3.25 $4-50- 5.25 54.00- 450 5 6.00- 7.00 $ 5.00- 6.00 $ 5.00 down 5 S-75- s.25 S 6,75- 7.75 S 500- B O O 55 UU di-wn $ 7 00- y.UU 5 5.00- 7.00 $ 4.00- a.O'j 5 4.l)u down 5 2.75- 4.00 5 1.50- Z.MI 5 l -00* 2,50 $ 6-00- 7.0U 5 *-QO- 7.0u . yteers. e°°d to choice ...... Steers- medium to good . ..... Steers, fair to medium ,,«.... Heifers, good to choice ...... Heifers, medium to good -- .. Heifers, commun to medium .. Cows, good to ch3-.ce .- ..... .~ Cows, fair to good -- ....... Cows, cutters ....... ....... ,. Cows, cannera . .--. . ._..TM. . Bulls, heavy ------ ..... ----Bulls, light .................. Calves, med. to good 130-190 Calves, med. to good 130-1BO Calves, infer, to -om. 130-19U . s. good to choice . . 70-ao Lambs, medium to good ... Lambs, I'air to medium ...... Common to fair ... ........... yearlings, guud to choice 7U-80 Yearlings, med. to gord 70-90 Yearlings, fair to medium .... Culls ....... -, ____ ....... -. .. Native ewes, good to choice ... Cull ewei .............. ...... Bucks . ......... ............ wethers. 2 years old --.. ..... Wethew, poor to oest ...... ·-. Buck iambs 51 lest. No dock on lames. Quotations subject to market fluctuations, ·-.CHICAGO LIVESTOCK {Wednesday Market) CHICAGO, (,T'--U. S. department O f agriculture-- HOGS 10,000; including 3,000 direct; steady to lOc higher than Tuesday's average; mostly steady to 5c higher; top S10.95' bulk 180 to 250 Ibs. §10,70^110.90; 140 to 180 Ibs. S10.40@10.SO; 250 to 300 Ibs. $10.50 @10.75; 300 to 350 Ibs. S10.40tilO,55; sows mostly ?9-50(^9.85; few heavies down to $9.35, CATTLE 6,000; calves 1,500; fed Bteers and yearlings I5@25c higher, active at advance; general trade almost back to Mon day's high time; other killing classes shar ing steer upturn but stockers and feed era very dull; numerous loads meaty feed ers selling- out of second hcnds to killer at §8 down; best fed steers SI0.75 early bu some held higher; several loads $1Q@10.40 bulk 59.50 down to S8; best weighty heif ers 58.75; cutter cows up to 55-25 and bet ter; heavy sausage bulls, to 56,35; selected vealers to ?10, latter class ruliag mb steady. SHEEP G.OOO; active; old crop lambs un evenly 10@25c higher; supply practicallj cleaned up; bulk choice fed westerns $10.60$ 10.85, some held higher; clippers $8.75?! 9; yearlings and feeding and shearing lamb: absent; springers sharply higher, mostly S15@17 for Easter trade; few woolefl ewes $5@5.5Q, fully steady. SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK. (Wednesday Market) SOUTH ST. PAUL, VP)^-u. S. departmen of agriculture-- CATTJUE 2,700; most classes fully stead; to strong; medium to good steers around S 1 ·§18.25; most lower grade heifers $5.50 I 6.75 better lots 57^7.75; good beef cows 55.65^ 6.15; plainer grades down to £4.85; low cut ters and cutters $3,75£4.50 and more; sau sage bulls largely J5.355?5.75; few S5.S5; odd lots medium to good slacker steers 56.25$ 7.50; calves 2,400; better grade vealers SG.50 5-7.50; choice sorts $8; dull and common S3.50@5.50. HOGS 5,000; very slow; early sales ISO Ibs. down to shippers fully steady; packers bidding mostly lOc lower except sows which were steady; early sales and bids better 140 to 200 Ibs. SlO.3QtfHO.50; top S10.50; 200 to 250 Ibs. bid S9.90@10.35; packing sows mostly 59.20^9.25; feeder pigs up to $10.75; average cost Tuesday $10.04; weight 246 Ibs. SHEEP 900; supply meager, very little done; packers talking steady on slaughter classes but sellers asking around 2$c .higher on fat lambs; most fat lambs Tuesday S10Q' 10.25; slaughter ewes 55.50 down. Hog Markets SWINE AND CATTLE MARTS STRONGER PRIGESAROUND MONDAY LEVELS MIlnVEST HOGS Hog prices at midwest markets Wwluvs- CBDAR RAMOS--Good hogs 100-100 Ibs. SP.5089.75; 160-170 Ibs. 59.7068.»5: 170160 Ibs. 59.9510.20; 1SO-230 Ibs. $10.;0'a 10.45; 23*.-2, r tO Ibs. $10.156-10.40: 250-270 lb». $10i»10.23; 270-290 Ibs. ?9.85SM0.10; 290-325 IDS. S9.709.93; 325-350 Ibs. S'j.55 «· 8.80: good packers 275-350 Ibs. - " 250-425 Ibs. S8.80 9.05: 425-500 Ibs. 8.85: 5,0-550 Ibs. S8.40S8.60. WATERLOO--Hogs 5-10 ceiUs higher. Good to choice 140-150 ICE. 59.10^9.40: liiO- 160 Ibs. 59.3559.65: 160-180 Ibs. fl.SSit 10.15; 180-250 Ibs. 510.105110.10: 25U-J70 Ibs. S9.9*.;10.20: 270-290 Ibs. 59.751U.U5; 290-323 Ibs. S9.60S9.90; 323-350 IDs. $8.483; 9.75; packing sows 275-350 Ibs. S8.95'9.25: 340-425 Ibs. $8.75^9.05; 425-550 Ibs. SS.60 C 8.30. OITC.WA--5c higher; 140 to 150 Ibs. S9.1589.15: 150 to 160 ibs. 59.-15S9.75; 100 to ISO Ibs. S9.S5S 10.15: ISO to 220 Ibs. SlO.lSli 10.45; 220 to 250 Ibs. S10.05filO.3i; 250 to 270 its. S9.S310.15; 270 to 290 Ibs. S9.75fflO.05: 290 to 325 Ibs. S9.G5Q9.93; 325 to 350 Ibs. 59.5539.85; 350 to -100 Ibs. S9.35 £9.65; packers 275 to 350 Ibs. SS.95-i 9.25; 330 to 423 Ibs. 58.75^9.03; 425 to 450 IDS. AUSTIN--Hogs 5c higher: good to choice iSO to 220 Ibs. 510.10S 10.40: 220 to 250 Ibs. 510.05S 10.35; 250 to 290 Ibs. S9.75C510.05: 290 to 350 ibf. 59,45£i9.75; packing bows ;ood 275 to 550 Ibs. SS.55$9.20, COMBINED HOG RECEIPTS. DES MOINES, (.T)--U. S. department of agricuituic-- Combined hop receipts at 20 concentration rards and 9 Hacking plants located in interior ' a a n d southern Minnesota f o r t h e 2 4 hour period ended at S a. m- Wednesday were 15.' compared with 17,200 a week ago and 10.900 a j-ear ago. Fairly active, steady to lOc. mostly 5c to _0c higher; loading indicated little changed. Quotations follow; Ucht lights 140 to 160 bs. pood acd choice S9.25c:9-90: light weights 160 to ISO Ibs. 59.55 S 10.4.5; ISO to 200 !bs. $10.20',:'10.65: medium weights 200 .0 220 Ibs $10.20;; 10.65; 220 to 250 Ibs. $10.153:10.65: heav--* weight-: 250 to 290 Ibs. S9.60510.45: 290 to 350 Ib*. S9.505J 10.10: packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs. good SS.9 «.45; 350 to 425 Ibs. SS.S059.30; 425 to 550 bs. 55.50^9.10. mtchers S10.25TH0.35: top SlO-33: 140 to 17( b. weights J9.753 10.25: no action on heaver offerings: packers inactive; sows most;- 59.33; feeder pigs up to S10. SHEEP, 3.500; practicall no early ac- Jon; generally asking higher for fed woolet ambs; best held well above $10.25; smal ots good ewes steady at S3; other classes scarce; late Tuesday lambs 15®25c higher op 510.35: bulk 59.505810.25. KANSAS CITV LIVESTOCK (Wednesday Market) KANSAS CITV, (JT!--U. S. department of agriculture-HOGS 2,500; no directs; fairly active, u n - ·en; 250 Ibs. down strong to 10c higher nan Tuesday's average; some heavies IDc r more higher; top $10.50; desirable 170 o 250 Ibs. 510.25-5-10.50; 260 to 32S Ibs. i 10.35; better grade 140 to 160 Ibs. 10.25@10.45; sows 33.15(0:9.40; few 59.50; tock pigs $10 do\vn. CATTLE 3.000; calves 500; fed steers and earlings fairly active, strong to 25c higher; ealers steady to 50c higher; other killing lasses fully steady; stockers and feeders low. fairly liberal carryover io dealer's pens; wo loads choice 1066 lb. steers 59.60; other irly sales fed steers mostly $7.25(£S.75: ; ood 1209 Jb. steers §9; better kinds heifers i nd mixed yearlings S7(5''S.25; butcher cows : 5I525.75; selected vealers $9. SHEEP 8,000; fat lambs nnd springers un,-en, mostly 25ffE35c higher; odd lots sheep trong; ten cars 79-87 lb, Arizona spring ambs SlO-OO^i!; odd lots natives down rom $11.25; top wool lambs to shippers 10.75; others fo packers largely 59.75(5* 0.60; clippers' 5S,25(;f S.-10. WHEAT-May July Sept. ..... CORN-May July Sept OATS-May luly Sept. ..... July iept BARLEY-- OMAHA LIVESTOCK. (Wednesday Market) OMAHA, i.^j--U. S. department of agri- ilture-- HOGS 4,000; strong to lOc higher; 170 to 20 Ibs. S10.35f510.50; top $10.55; 220 to 235 bs. ?10.25§ 10.40; 140 to 170 Ibs. S9.85® 0.40; 200 to 350 Ibs. S9.65@9.65; pigs $3.35 ^10; sows $9.35; few $9.40. CATTLE 5,000; cattle 300; steady to lOc =nd S8.50. SHEEP 7.500; steady; asking higher; ambs S9.75@10.25. LIVESTOCK FOKKCAST. CHICAGO. UP)--Official estimated receipts Wednesday: Cattle 7,000; hogs 11.000- sheep 11,000. Representative Soles (\Vednesday Market) CHICAGO, (JTJ--U. S. departmaat of agriculture--Representative sales: HOGS. Heavy-- Lights-41 400 10.40 27 164 10.70 3S 332 10.45 15 172 10.75 292 10.60 29 188 10.30 64 254 10.75 44 197 10.90 Mediums-- Light Lights-52 238 10.70 12 144 10.SO 61 228 10.80 10 156 10.65 50 217 10.90 17 160 10.75 212 10.95 1170 1323 1307 1028 1052 1065 1132 1019 CATTLE. Heifers-11.00 28 907 10.75 19 680 10.15 22 712 10.00 19 821 12 S30 COWS-- 1305 1270 2 ' 1180 3 1048 2 905 8.75 S.25 2 7.85 S. 8.35 6.35 O.S5 5.25 SHEEP. Fed Western L*ambe-- Spring Lambs-235 96 10.85 21 30 18.00 230 91 10.75 16 31 17.00 469 98 10.65 59 33 16.00 212 99 10.60 23 40 14.00 131 70 10-50 Woolcd Ewes-Clipped Lambs-- 20 lie 5.75 SO 77 9.00 17 133 S.25 61 89 8-S5 S 145 5.00 228 95 8.75 Miscellaneous SIOUX CITY LIVESTOCK. (Wednesday Market) SIOUX CITY, \'.T,--U. S. department of agriculture-CATTLE 3,000; slaughter j?tccrs and yearlings fairly active, fully steady; heifers little changed; cows opened active, strong; later slow; stockers and feeders little changed; numerous sales fed steers aod year- HnRS S7.255f8.50; load iols Rood long ycar- Mngs and medium weight steers SS.759; scattered sales good llRht heifers 57 5T 7.50; most beef cows 54.7ST' 5.75: cutter grades S3.75fi 4.50: few bunche? good ligM stockers $7 ©7.50. HOGS 3,000; very slow; scattered sales to shippers 5-13c higher; better 180 to 220 lb. ' POTATO MARKET. (Wednesday Market) CHICAGO, WV-U. S. department of agriculture-- Potatoes 82; on track 342; total U. S shipments 662; for good stock, strong, demand goud. old slock supplies moderate; sacked Per cv:t. Idaho Russet Burbanks U. S. No. 1, S2.15ft2.35; North -Dakota Red river section Cobblers U. S, No. 1, 51-35; Earl Ohios U. S. No. 1, Sl.jQJf 1.55; .Minnesota Cobblers unclassified 51.15(^1.20: Bliss Triumphs U- S. No. 1, SI.65; Colorado McClures U. S. No, 1. ?2,251/2.60; less than carlots Texas Bliss Triumphs 50 3b. sacks U. S. No. 1. 52.10^2.25 a sack. NEW YORK SURAH, (Wednesday Market) NEW YORK, u-T)--Raw sugar unchanged at 3.75C. Futures 1 to 1 points net lower. Refined unchanged. MINNEAPOLIS FLOt'B (Wednesday Market) inXNEAFOLTS. (jV)--Flour unchanged. Carload lots family patents SB-SUf 5.70 n. barrel in 90 pound cotton sacks. Shipments 16.PS2. Pure hran $17fc 17.50. Standard middlings $16.5017, WHEAT MARKET FIRM AT CLOSE Prices Generally Higher But Speculative Demand Lacks Great Volume. CHICAGO, L¥--Higher prices on wheat, up 1% cents a bushel in some cases, formed the rule Wednesday, although speculative demand lacked volume, especially on advances. The outstanding feature was news that the Canadian government wheat board had sold to exporters about 5,000,000 bushels of No. 2 northern wheat in exchange for futures. Much notice was also taken of unusual strength at Liverpool, where the market closed 74-1% cents higher. Wheat closed firm, %-lls cents above Tuesday's finish, May 95-95 Vs cents, July 85*1-85 % cents, corn %~$ cent up. May 60% cents, oats %- 5s cent advanced, and provisions varying from 20 cents decline to 12 cents gain. CHICAGO CASH GRAIN. (Wednesday Market) CHICAGO, LPi--Cash wheat, no sales reported. Corn, No. 4 mixed 56^ift57^c: No. 2 yel ]?w 62c: ^0. 3 yellow 59fa GOc: No. 4 yellow 'i^SSc: No. 5 yellow 53£5rc; No. 3 white ii GOKc; No. 4 white 56Uc; No. 5 white 55c: sample crade 30T'i'!J5Hc. Oats. No. 2 white 29c; No. 3 white 26=1© 2TUc: No. 4 white 24VJS'26c; sample B ra de 22 Ti 23c. No rye Soybeans, No, 2 yellow SO^ic; No. 3 yellow 79 Vic. Barley, actual sales S6c: feed nominal, malting 50-3 S9c nominal. Timothy seed S2.50 cwt. Clover seed Sl-f.50ST21.GO cwt. Lard, tierzes $11.10; loose S10.30; bellies S15.10. Stock List Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Wednesday No. 3 yellow corn 44Ac No. 4 yellow corn 42c Ear corn 39c White oats, No. 3 19c Feeding b.iricy 25-.'':k' No. 2 yellow soybeans 55c V.EDSESDAV GRAIN CLOSE. CHICAGO. (.H-High Low Close -95U .9-l!i .95 .SH .S5!i .85=1 .85 .84 li .54 vi .G09; .59'.^ .60-^ .39-ii .B9U .39% .59 .SS-X .06 .53 -53',4 .53% LARD-Mav ........... li.10 11.03 11. Tuly .... ..... 11.07 11.00 11. lept ..... 11.10 11.00 11. BELLIES-,lay ......... 1H. -MIN'.NEAPOJJS GKAI.V' (Wednesday Market) MINNEAPOLIS. a)~-Wheat '59 cars; %t higher; No. 1 heavy dark northern spring 60 bs. S1.12i,{.rti1.2G J «; No. 1 dark northern 59 bs. S1.10V..5x1.25%; 58 Ibs. Sl.OSliSpl.24.Ki No. 1 hard Montana 14 per cent protein SI.12V.511.14%; to arrive Sl,U 1 /i@1-13 3 ,£; ;rade of No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter 96«!cS51.02^; to arrive 95%cfi! S1.01V-: No. 1 hard amber durum SS^crti! SI.low; No. 1 red durum 74~®75Sc; May 99V-c: July 96c; September Sfi%c. Corn. No. 3 yellow 5?H360%e. Oats, No. 3 white 24IS26C. KANSAS CITV GRAIN (Wednesday Market) KANSAS CITY, (.TV--Wheat 34 cars: i to 1 cent higher; No. - 2 dark hard nom. 90Vic5!$1.09; No. 3, Sl.vlH; No. 2 hard 99c@S1.00^i; No. 3. 95=iic; No. 2 red nom. 96',ScS;Sl; No. 3, 97WC- Corn 61 cars; V- cent lower to ^ cent hisher; No. 2 white nom. 63',i«(65c; No. 3 r.om. iia'/^^eic; No. 2 yellow 64=ic; No. 3. 60^i 5i : 62 1 /ic; No. 2 mixed nom. 61 62Vic; No. 3. 60Hc. Oats 2 cars: unchanged to ',£ cent higher: No. 2 white nom. 26%@28Vic; No. 3 nom. 2o@27=ilc. OMAHA GRAIN (Wednesday .Market) OMAHA, UPI--Wheat, No. 2 hard SBC: No. 3 hard 92i4@95c; No. 5 hard 88%c; sample hard S4^4c. Corn, No. 3 yellow 5Sc; No. 4 yellow 53@ 57c; No. 5 yellow 50@-52c; sample yellow 48%c; No. 4 mixed 51c: No. 5 mixed 51c. Hides Qnotations Furnished by Wolf Bros., Inc., 308 Fifth Street Southwest 80RSEUJDES HoraeMHej .... 53.00 'UBCEfl BEEF UJDES Up to 25 Iba ,, 25 to 45 Ibs -- 9C More than 60 Ibs. fie Bull hides « So ·Cured bides half cent more a pound. (On above prices a cent nlgbcr to salo dealers In wholesale lota.) WOOL SIARKET. (Wednesday Market) BOSTON, i.Pi--U. S. department ot agriculture-- Quotations on western grown domestic wools [n Boston were purely nominal as thi result of a lack of demand. The undertone o; the market, however, was weak as there was not even the occasional purchase for ursen' immediate requirements that helped to maintain quotations on an even keel two to three weeks ago. Houses that had carried over limited quantities of old wools were filling to consider offers that were below recent ask. ing prices. INVESTMENT TRUSTS. (By The Associated Tress) Eld and asked Wednesday; Corporate Tr Sh .. 2,81 Corporate Tr Sh AA Mod · . 3.3S ... Corporate Tr Sh Ac Ser .. 2.6S Corporate Tr Ac Ser Mod .. 3.38 Dividend Sh 1.71 1,53 Maryland Fund. 19.73 21,31 Nationwide Sec 4.17 4.r7 Nationwide Sec Vtc 1.33 1.97 Nor Amcr Tr Sh 2.6S Nor Amer Tr Sh 1955 3.41 Quarterly Inc Sh 1.63 1,79 Selected Am Sh Inc 1.61 1.74 Super Corp Am Tr A ...... 3.78 V 8 El L P A. 19.«0 IS.SO U S El I, P B 2.97 3.07 U S El L P Vte 1.15 1.23 -NEW VOKK STOCKS. (Wednesday Fltui] Quututlvns) Air Reduction 133% Loews Ai Chcm Dye 203 Maytag Amn can IIU'A JtcKeaa Rob Amn Sm k Rel 85 Mid Cont Pet Amn Sugar 54 ?i Mont Ward A T 4 T 160 Morrell Amn Tob B 82"l« Murray Corp Amn Wat \Vks 247. Hash Anaconda 38 }i Natl Bis Atchlaon 80 !i Natl Cash BeS Auburn ·!!)·?; Natl Dairy Avlat Corp 6-i Nat! Dlst B 0 2111 Natl Pow M Barnsdall mi N Y Cent B'end Aviat 287 5 Nor Pac Beth Steel 63 !i Oliver Farm Borden 27 ^ J C Penney Borg Warn 81% Penn R R Can Dry 13 Phillips Pet Case 161! R C A C N W 3% Rep Steel C G IV 2 Key Tob B C M S P P 2'^ Sears Roe C R 1 i P 2V4 Shell Union Chrysler 102 Soc Vac Col G i E 21 li So Pac Com Soiv 20^ Stan Brands Comwlth Sou 2;i S 0 Cal Cons Oil US S O Ind Cont Can 80 »j S 0 N J Cont Oil Del · :J6 Stew War Corn Prod 72'X: stone Web Curt Wright 6% Studebaker .Deere PW 29'A Swift Co Du Pont 152 Tex Corp Gen Elcc 39:i Tex Gulf Sul Gen Foods 36% Tim Roll Bear Gen Hot 69^ Un Garb Gillette 17 Ur. Pac Goodyear · 29 !1 Unit Air 111 Cent 251; Unit Corp Int Har 8S 1 /-: Unit Drug Int Nick can 49% U S Gypsum I T T 1611 U S Rubber Johns Man 115 TJ S Steel Kennecott -Idte Warner Pis Kresee !2»4 West El JIfs Lib O F 61 Woolworth 22V; 44% 47 20 19 34% 27 K 23 M 32 3-1 4614 77 % 34% 48 V» 13% 25 H 53 68 Vt 17% UK 3614 16 14% 33 75 65-1 22 Ti, 20% U « 22 3S=i 35 li 68 X 13114 25% 714 14 103 33% 71% 11% 120^ 50 CHICAGO STOCKS (Wednesday Final) Citiss Sen-ice 4% N W Banco 11VI Heilmann Br Co 1211 Quaker Oats 129 Katz Drag 3S Swift and Co 21'i, Libby McNeil ]0'.4 Swift Intl SOS Natl Leather 2 Zenith 19 H Natt Stand 42 Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office In Bagley- Beck BIdg. Telephone No. 7 DOW JONES AVERAGES Inds. Balls Btils. Close 160.97 42.20 33.27 Total Sales 1,650,000 CHICAGO STOCKS Butler Bros 9»i Marshal] Fields 175 Cord Corp 7!s Walgreen Co 32"*i Kalamazoo Stov 66^ NEW YORK CURB Am Cas i Elec 3914 Hud B M i S 2811 Am Cyanamld B 37 Humble oil Co 71 AhK Nat! Gas A 6!£ Niag Kud Pow 10% Asoc G El A 1^1 Niles-Bem-Pond 43 Can Ind Alk 9S S O Ky Co IS Eisler Elec 3!i Un Gas Co 75i £1 Bd Share 23% Un Li Pow Co 7 ·ord Mo of Can 25% Util P Li Co 2% Ford Mo of Ens 814 NEW YORK STOCKS Alaska Juoeau 14% Hudson llotor 1814 Allegheny 3% Hupp Motors 2'A Am For Pow 9 Intl Carriers 8% Am Cry sue Co 21 % Kelvinatpr Co 24% Am C Fy Co 36 Lambert Co 22% vm Pow Lt 12% Liquid Garb Cp 437a Rull'g Mills 30?a Ixjrfllard 22 Am Metal Co 31% Mack Truck 361S Am Ea 4 S Co 23% Hathieson Alk · 33V1 \rner Tob Co 927s McK Rob pfd 44 vrmour Co 5% McLellan stores 131s Dry Goods 16% Minn, Moline Im 1111 At] Ref 33% " M K T SVb 3el Hemingway 14% Motor Products 351a Baldwin Loco 3"! No Amer 28% Hsga Mfg Co 59 U No Amer Avi 9« Bendix 2874 Otis Steel Co 1914 _:udd Mfg Co 14 Owen 111 Glass 159 Byers A il Co 23H Packard Motor ll?i Caterpillar Trac 77S Park Utah Cop 4% Cerro de Pasco 55:4 Plymouth 16 Ches Ohio 57% Proc Gam 46% Chi Gt W ptd 614 Pub Ser of N J 42-H C M S P i P pfd 4% Pullman 45 Coca Cola Co 89 Pure Oil,Co 2314 Com Solvents 2014 Purity Bakery 13% Cont Motor 3 R K O 614 _udahy Packing 3914 Rem Rand 21% Curt-Wri Co A 16i'a Keo Motors 7!i Dist Corp Seag 23H Simmons Co 30% Douglas Alrc 67% So, Calif Edison 27 Eastman 168 Sperry Ccrp 20 _laton Mfg Co 36 !fc St G E 77-s Elec Auto Lite 41H Tide Wa AS Oil 17'/i Elec Pow U 1411 U S Ind Alch 55% Erie R R Co 15 U S Smelter 9314 Firc'ne Ti Ru 31% Util P Li A 6 Foster-Wheeler 35 Vanadium 2414 Frceport Tex 3114 Union Oil Calif 26^ Gen Am Trans 4911 Un Gas Imp 16% Giidden Co 54% Warren Bros s-}! lobe] 611 Western Union 891s Gold Oust 1914 Worth'n Pump 33% [raham PaiBe 27i Yellow Truck 18% Gt Nor pfd 3914 Youngs S 11 59 Houston oil 10% Lamson Brothers Market Letter MARKET REVIEW Wheat--The wheat market started with a flrra tone Wednesday morning and although there Kas considerable selling ot July at different times by commission houses, prices continued to advance in a moderate Tvay and: final quotations were about }i cent above Tuesday night There was no moisture in the southwest and foreign markets reflected definite strength, Export business V.-RS better, about 750,000 bushels of Mani- tobas reported to the United Kingdom and the continent and Greece v.-as reported to have bought a cargo of Kanitobas. Another shipment of Australian wheat, approximately a quarter million bushels was taken by Italy. It is thought that the Italiansare likely to buy one or two million bushels more in the riear future. Two factors, the weather condition in the southwest and the trend of foreign markets, are the all important influences in the wheat market at the moment. Corn--Com prices were better Wednesday. There was some buying by local traders and the strength in wheat of course was a distinct help. There was some talk that much of the corn that was sealed in cribs in the soUh PJatte territory in Nebraska is beginning to germinate and spoil and must be removed for re-cribbing while reports from northern and northeastern counties of the state say their stored corn is in generally good condition. Arrives Irom Cedar Rapids. RAKE--Miss Edna Russ, a student of Coe college at Cedar Rapids, arrived here Friday evening to spend the week of spring vacation with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Russ and family. More lowans Filing Federal Income Tax Returns This Year DES MOINES, (JF)--Approximately 8,000 : more lowans have filed federal income tax returns so far this year than last, Internal Revenue Collector Charles D. Huston said Tuesday, and before the court is ended the increase is expected to be about 12,000. Total 1936 returns tabulated in the collector's office to date are 70,812, compared with 62,000 for 1935, Huston said. Revenue collected from the total returns this year is 53,050,000, compared with $2,269,000 for last year, Huston said. STOCK MARKET MOVES UPWARD Many Issues Are Pulled Up to New Highs for Past Five Years. NEW YORK, UP}--A slow but persistent rally in Wednesday's stock market pulled many issues into new high territory for the past five years. Steels led the advance, closely followed by the rubbers, mines, rails and scattered utilities. Among gainers of fractions to 3 points or so were U. S. Steel, Youngstown Sheet Tube, Bethlehem, National. Steel, U. S. Rubber Common and Preferred, Goodyear, Goodrich, American Smelting, Cerro de Pasco, Anaconda, Kennecott, Santa Fe, N. Y. Central, American Telephone, public Service of New Jersey, Distillers Corp., U. S. Industrial Alcohol, Johns-Manville, American Chain, Columbian Carbon and Douglas Aircraft. The late tone was firm. Transfers approximated 1,650,000 shares. Some attention was again given European affairs as the league of nations conciliation committee met to devise an Italo-Ethiopian peace plan and the British protested against the alleged use by the Italians of poison gas. At the same time Mussolini told his cabinet that total "annihilation" of the African military-formation was necessary. Domestic industrial news still occupied much of the markets spotlight, with earnings reports making pleasant reading for bullish forces. Curb Market NEW YORK, m--A few firm spots in the specialty groups were the principal features of curb market trading Wednesday. The general run of oils. Industrials, metals and utilities backed and filled in a narrow trading range, with the trend a bit mixed in most cases. Specialties advancing major fractions to around 2 points included Jones and Laughlin, Lynch corporation. Masonite. standard Oil of Ohio, and Chesebro. Fractional improvement shown by Niagara Hudson, American Gas and Creole Petroleum. Issues holding unchanged or losing minor fractious included Wright Hargrtaves, pioneer Gold, American Cyanamid "B," Cities Service and Electric Bond and Share. Bond Market NEW YORK, W)--New issues again diverted attention from listed bonds Wednesday, and while the underlying tone remained iteady, trading was quiet and price changes narrow. An issue of 5180,000.000 Federal Land Banks 3s topped the list of new offerings, which included also $26,835,000 of Union Pacific 3^3. In addition, there were several new stock offerings for toe investment community to choose from. In the corporate division of the listed mar- cel, fractional advances were scored by American and Foreign Power 5s at 77 \s. American Rolling Mill 4 Vis at 125, and Southern Pacific 4^s at SO-li. Issues holding unchanged to a shade lower ncluded Youngstown Sheet and Tubs 5s, Walworth 4s, Southern Railway 4s, Pennsylvania. General 4 I £s, Northern Pacific 4s, Co- umoia Gas and Electric 5s, National (Dairy %s and St. Paul 5s. U, S. governments were quiet. Treasury s of IS-ir advanced 3-32nds to 118 2-32 and the Z^s of 1945 were l-32nd higher at 103 4-32. Several issues lost a small fraction. Foreign bonds were generally higher except the Italian group, most of which dipped slightly. Colombia 6s and Japanese 6}~s were among those improving. GOVERNMENT BONDS (Wednesday Market) NEW YORK, upi--U. S. government bonds closed: Treasury 4;ts 47-52 11S.2. Treasury 4s 44-54 112.23. Treasury 3%s 40-43 June 10S.1S. Treasury 3%s 43-47 108.5. ^ Treasury SHs 46-49 105.19. Treasury 3s 51-55 104.6. Produce MASON. CITY--For Wednesday Casb Quotations by E. Q. Morse Eggs, current receipts lie Heavy hens, 4 Ibs. and over ....16c Under 4 Its. J3c Cocks 13c Merchants -Quotations Eggs, in trade 15-16C" Eggs, fresh 14-15c* Butter, Iowa State Brand 36c Butter, Corn Country 35c Butter, Kenyon's 35c Butter, Very Best 36c Butter, Brookfield 35c Potatoes, peck 33c and 45c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO (Wednesday Market) CHICAGO, IX')--Butter 5,572, firm; creamery specials (93 score) 31^JE32c; extras (92) 3lc; extra firsts (90-01) 30^1c; firsts (88-89) 30U@30%c; standards (90 centralized cartels) 31c. Esgs 31,741. steady, prices unchanged. Poultry, live. 2 cars. 34 trucks, steady; hens 5 Ibs. and less 22 1 /~c, more than 5 Ibs. 52!ic: Leghorn hens IS'.ic; springs 25W 27c; White Rock fryers 27c; Plymouth 28,ic. colored 2oc; Plymouth and White Kock broilers 25c. colored 25c, barebacks 201T22C; Leghorn 22c; roosters 16Vic; turkeys 20?i26c; heavy old ducks 19^c, heavy youns ducks 23c. small 17^c; geese 17c; capons 7 Ibs. up 28c. less than 7 Ibs. 27c. SE1T YORK PRODUCE (\VcJm:sday Market) NEW YORK. i.Vi--Epss M.378. Irrefxlar: mixed colors, special packs or selections trom fresh receipts 21 ] ,±£ 22vi-; standards and commercial standards 20^''i 20vic; firsts ]9',i^l9!£:c; dirties Iv'o. 1, 42 Ibs.. 1 I S U c ; other mixed colors unchanged. Butter 13.240. firmer; creamery hiRl'cr than extra 32 Vi ? 33 u c; extra (92 sco^e) 32'ic; firsts (90-91 scores) 32Hc; centralized (9n score) 32',ic. Cnees2 367.092. f i r m ; prices unchanged. Llvfc poultry steady to firm; by freight: Chickens 17fr22c; broilers 27c; fowls Uiy 24c; roosters ISc; turkeys 20^'30c; ducks (all sections) 14®16c. PRODUCE FUTURES. (Wednesday Market) C H I C A G O . 1.T)--Butter futures closed: Storace standards, November 26Uc; fresh standards. April 27vic. KKg futures: Storase packed firsts, April 19?ic; May 19-}jc; refrigerator standards, Oc. tober 31!ic. READ THIS FIRST: Margalo Younger, an actress, Is found mysteriously dead in the home of Do\v Van Every, a collector ol rare jewels, shortly after Van Every has recounted the gruesome history of the famous Camden ruby to the actress, whom he had just met, and Gary Maughan, an acquaintance. She had been wearing the huge niby during the historical account against Van Evcry's wishes, scoffing at his description of the jewel as a "murder stone." The doctor calls the police when he finds it a case of murder, and explains the actress died from a sharp needle-like instrument found at the base of the brain. Detective Keyes begins questioning Van Every and Maughan, the only others in the room at the time of Margalo's murder, when Joyce, Van Every's young niece, who lives with him, enters. Laura Kandall, elderly companion to Joyce, is brought in for questioning. Soon, the Japanese servant, tells of a Mr. Barrimore telephoning for Van Every, in his absence during the evening, on important b u s i n e s s . Jiaughan, determined to help solve the murder, departs for Margalo's apartment to talk with her maid. (NOW GO ON WITH THE STOKY) CHAPTER 12. I RANG THE bell twice before anyone answered at Margalo's apartment. The woman who finally came eyed me with suspicion, she very evidently had gorten out of bed to answer the door. Margalo's maid, I knew, although I had caught only a glimpse of her at the theater, when she was helping her mistress on with her coat. "My name is Maug-hac," I said, as I stepped into the room. "Oh yes," she dropped her formid- a.ble air. and smiled. A nice smile. Her kimono was wrapped tightly about her middle-aged, rather stout figure. "Although it's too early for Miss Younger to see you. She doesn't rise until noon." I looked at the coat I carried, and hesitated. Even in Margalo's apartment nothing was known of her death. As kindly as I could I explained to the woman--about her mistress, and then silently handed her the coat. At first I thought Mrs. Peoples-I found out her name soon after-was going to faint. Her face went gray, and she tottered down on her knees. Quickly I raised her up, and helped her to a chair. Then running wildly through the apartment, I brought her a glass of water. She gulped it down and sat staring at me, her eyes dull, her lips colorless. "Don't tell me it's true," she moaned pitifully. "We have to face it." I was sorry for the woman. Her grief was so terrible. She must have loved Margalo very much. The apartment was new to me. I had not seen it before. Everything about it expressed Margalo. The soft velvety rug on the floor, the fragile, gilt furniture covered with green satin damask, the heavy, silk- drawn drapes at the long, story-high windows, puffed a little in soft folds. The tables, formal, the vases, bric-a- brac--Margalo. Everything. The place breathed her--waited for her --she would would never come back. "I knew it," Mrs. Peoples said at last. "I warned her only yesterday morning, because it was then I turned down the cards--only yesterday morning. They have been bad for a week." I didn't understand what she meant, so said nothing. "Every day I tell her fortune-^-by cards. I'm 'a great believer, but she isn't, of course. Laug-lis at me, but regardless of that wants to know every day what the cards have told for her. Three times a day usually I sit down and tell her fortune. She never is with me when I do it. I can work better alone. For five years I've done it. Seen things that people wouldn't believe." "Yes?" I urged more to humor the woman than anything else. Some of the grayness left her face. "All week the cards have been bad for her. She's asked me what they were, and I didn't telj her the truth. I couldn't bear to. Couldn't bear to hurt her, even if she didn't believe in them. I usually tell them in the Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. M. Schanke ana Company," Telephone 1300, Mason City. Bid and ashed Wednesday: Cent St El 6 pet pfd ($23 par) 12 Cent St 31 7 pet pfd ($25 par) 1 Cent St P L 7 pet pfd 16 ChampSn He/ la 7 pc' Pfd · · '* Creamery Package com 2o Hearst Cons A 23i/i Geo A Hormel A pfd 9S Geo A Hormel E pfd 96 Geo A Hormel com 18 Interstate Power 6 pet pfd ... 22 Interstate Power 7 pet pfd ... 2S Iowa Electric Co 6M: pet pfd 59 Towa Electric Co 7 pet pfd .. 60 la El Lt Pow 6 pet pfd 71 Iz El Lt i- POM- 6% pet pfd 72 la El Lt Pow 7 pet pfd - - 74 la Pow Lt 6 pet ptJ 98 la Pow i Lt 7 pet pfd 101 la Public Service 6 pet pr! .. 91 la Public Service 5% pet pfd 92 la Public Service 7 pet pfd .. 96 la South Util 6 pet pfii GO la South Util B',i pet pfd r.l la South Util 7 pd pfd 66 Minnesota P L 6 pet pfd .. S2 .Minnesota P L 7 pet pfd .. 92 Knrlhern St Power 6 pet pftl SO Northern St Power 7 pet pfd SO X W Bell Tel S", pet pfd 118 N" W St Portland Cement 21 Hath Packinc 6 pet pfd 9S Rath Packing 7 pet pfd l')0 Sioux City r, A Lt 7 pet pfd .. 87 United Lt Rys f. pet prd .... 77 United Lt Kys 6.36 pet pfd United Lt Rys 7 pot pfd .. Western Grocer pfd Western Grocer com 14 14% 16% 26 23% 1UO 98 19 24 29 \~ 61 62 73 ' 74 76 100 9S 62 63 S-, 94 8S 120 25 IPO 102 89 79 81 83% 86 8 S Increase in Salary for Bristow Teaching Staff BRISTOW--The board of_ education has offered contracts to the entire corps of teachers with a small increase of salary. morning before she gets up. I did this morning. It was terrible what those cards told me. Murder! Don't laugh. It's true. Murder, as plain as I'm looking at you. The murder cards all around her, black, reversed, spades, with the knave sticking a knife into her. And the king standing by letting him. I was frightened, because I believe. When you called, Mr. Maughan, I awakened her to answer the call. After she had made her appointment with you for breakfast at 12 I told her to 6e careful, prayed her to be careful, with tears in my eyes. I wish now I had gone down on my knees. She might have believed and been here--now. "She laughed, and told me not to be silly like she always did. Poor dear! A better mistress no woman ever had. Then she went and w'len I told her good-by, I warned her again to be careful. I didn't say why she should be careful, because I didn't want to frighten her even if she didn't believe. As soon as she left, I spread out the cards again, thinking they would come out different. I shuffled them, and they-Lord--now that I think of it! The murder cards! I dared not lay them out again. "At supper, which I always get for her at 5 o'clock, I said nothing, only watched her closely. Then after supper, she rested a while. I knew she was going out with you after the theater. I stayed close by her when she was off stage." "It's just a coincidence, your cards " "No, they told the truth! Tou know it! Didn't you tell me just now that she was murdered? Didn't you? I didn't make my warning strong enough:" Her body rocked to and fro on the chair. "Mrs. Peoples!" I said sternly. I would get nowhere with this superstitious woman if I wasn't firm. "This isn't finding the murderer. What I want you tell me is this. Who were Miss Younger's visitors? Have you ever heard any threats against her life 1 Was there anyone who came up to the partment tonight looking for her?" 'She had lots of visitors. Lots. Some women, but mostly men. And of the men Roy Barrimore comes most." Barrimore! That was the name of the man who phoned Van Every tonight! "Who is this Barriraore?" "He's--in love with her, of course. They all are. Even you, I suppose." "No, Mrs. Peoples. I was once--" "Well, it is just tie same. They were all in love with her once, or are now." 'Was she in love with Barri- more?" 'I don't know. Sometimes I think so. He was angry, I know, when she called him today, just after you called, and told him she wouldn't see him"today." "Had she been planning to?" "Yes, she was going out with him --after the theater, but she broke her engagement. He came up to the apartment just after she had left to breakfast with you, and asked me where she was. I told him. Miss lounger always wants me to be frank with her callers." "How did he act?" "He was angry, as I said, but tried not to show it. Jealous I suppose, like they all were, all Miss Younger's men." : 'Who else comes here a good deal?" "Oh--Manual Gonzales comes a lot. He's a protege of hers. A poet." "Has he a jealous disposition ?" "Fairly. Although, he knows his case is hopeless. He has more sense than Mr. Barrimore. Mr. Barrimore seemed to think Miss Younger would marry him." "Were they engaged?" "I tell you I don't know. Sometimes Miss Younger seemed to be in love with him, and sometimes she didn't. I know her as well as anyone in the world, and I still don't really know her." I nodded. I thoroughly understood Mrs. Peoples. "I've been with her for six years --night and day. She's like a daughter to me--" "Did anyone come to the theater tonight to see her? Barrimore or anyone else? Except, of course, myself and Mr. Van Every." "Mr. Barrimore didn't come, but a girl came, and said Miss Younger had sent for her." "Can you give me a description?" "A young girl not more than 18, with a green dress under a white ermine coat. Green slippers. Very blond, short hair." Joyce, I knew. "Did -you hear what Miss Younger had to say to her?" "No, they talked alone. Miss Younger sent me from her dressing room. The girl was in with her for 10 minutes." "Now, Mrs. Peoples, another question. Do you know anything about this clipping?" I showed her the clipping I had found in the pocket of the mink coat. She read it over carefully, before she answered. "I did not see Miss Younger cut it out, but I gave her the Dispatch to read when she went into her bedroom to rest. She must have seen it there. I remember when I fixed up the bed I found a small pair of scissors on it." "Did you ever hear her mention the Camden ruby?" "I don't remember the name of the ruby, but it seems I did hear her and Mr. Barrimore talk about some ruby one night." (TO BE CONTINUED) Goldfield Teachers to Get 10 Per Cent Raise GOLDFIELD--The board of education met Monday evening when all members of the present faculty were tendered contracts for the school year 1936-37. An increase of approximately 10 per cent in total wages was voted Truck Driver Fined $25 for Carrying Overload on Truck J F Darwin, truck driver, was fined ?25 and costs Wednesday by Justice of Peace Roe Thompson on a charge of carrying an overload on his truck. Darwin was arrested by Patrolman Robert W. Reese or Charles City, while enroute from Chicago to Minneapolis. Charles City News Mrs. Volkmar Speaks on Strindberg; Also Displays Bookplates CHARLES CITY--The literature department of the Women's club met Tuesday afternoon to hear a review of the life of August Strind- berg, Swedish dramatist, by Mrs. Fritz Volkmar who also reviewed his play, "Easter." Mrs. Volkmar revealed an extensive study of tie author and his work in her presentation. The second part of the program included an exhibit of several hundred bookplates in Mr. and Mrs. Volkmar's collectioin. They have 3,000 in their collection which was started 25 years ago by Dr. Volkmar's brother in Germany. Some of them are several hundred years old and among the specimens are fine steel engravings, etchings, wood cuts, block prints and copies of photographs. The speaker talked about the different types and called attention to some of the plates belonging to persons of importance. The club members stayed after the meeting and examined tie collection more closely. Next Tuesday evening Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Smith will give an illustrated talk on their trip to Panama at the regular meeting of the evening department. Charles City Teachers' Pay Raised 5 Per Cent CHARLES CITY--The members of the faculty of the public schools were re-elected at an increase of 5 per cent in salaries at the regular meeting of the school board. The bond of Merten J. Klaus, treasurer, was approved. The directors voted to have a number of trees planted in the Washington school yard. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY -- An Easter sunrise service will be held by the young people's societies of the First M. E., Baptist, Congregational and Christian churches Sunday morning. The meeting will tie held in the Christian church at 6 a. m. followed by a breakfast. Forty men have signed up for the cribbage tournament held in the Smoke shop. The prizes include a loving cup and merchandise. H. H. Greensweig had a major operation in the Cedar Valley hospital. The fire department \vas called to put out a small fire at the John Monroe home yesterday. Mrs. Frank Schuknecht of Marble Rock had a major operation Tuesday in the Cedar Valley hospital. Mrs. R. W. Reynolds of Evanston, HI., is visiting her sister, Mrs. E. L. Walleser. The Past Matrons club of the Eastern Star will meet at the home of Mrs. Myrtle Fletcher following dinner at the Garden cafe Thursday evening Mrs. H. E. Potter of Fargo, N. Dak., who has been visiting friends here for a month went to Minneapolis. Miss Elva Sours who spent her vacation with her parents, Representative and Mrs. Roy Sours, returned to her teaching 1 duties at Vinton. Mrs. Elmer Krueger accompanied her mother, Mrs. Miller, to New Hampton where the latter is receiving medical treatment. Funeral services for the late George Jones were to be held Wednesday afternoon at the Grossman funeral home. The body will be sent to Potomac, 111., for burial. LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION'FOR TAX CEE1 To; Mary Koska and All Unknown Clajni- aiitn and to the Person in Possession «t tots 17 anfl 18. Block 2, Francisco's Second Addition to Mason City,' Iowa, and to Whom It May Concern: You are notified that on the Sth day of January, H35 at a tax sale publicly held by the County Treasurer of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, as provided by Section T255 of the 1931 Code of the State of Iowa, there was sold to JC. P. Zack. the undersigned, as purchaser. Lots 17 and IS in Block 2, Francisco's Second Addition to Mason City, Iowa, individual certificates being Issued therefore. That both of said lots were taxed in the name of Mary Koska. That the right of redemption will expire and a dead for the land be made unless redemption is made within ninety (SO) jays from the completed service of. this notice. Dated at Mason City, Iowa, March 25, H. F. Z ACK . By--G. L. Haynes, His Attorney. NOTICE OF THE APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR STATE OF IOWA. Cerro Gordo County, ss. No, 4311 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned has been duly appointed ?nd qualified as Administrator o£ the estate of Kami Wood, Deceased. late of Cerro Gordo County. All persons indebted to said estate arc requested to malte immediate payment; and thosft having claims against the same v.ill present them, duly authenticated, to the undersigned for allowance, and file In the office of the clerk of the District court. F, F. POTTER. Administrator. Frank \V. Chambers, Attorney. Dated March 2Sth, 1536. a. H, MacFeak. Clerk District Court. By--Jlargaret Klicy, Deputy. Every time something goes wrong in Europe we are reminded of the foresight of Christopher Columbus. He surely discovered America in the right place.--Toledo Blade. /J i' ,'lr-

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