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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE HogJ^rices Drop 5 to 10 Cents in Chicago THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1939 HEAVY RECEIPTS CAUSE DECLINE Fed Steers, Yearlings Steady to Strong; Lambs Up 10 Cents CHICAGO, (d 3 )--Heavy receipts o£ hogs dropped prices mostly 5 to 10 cents Thursday. Fed steers and yearlings were steady to strong and fat lambs were strong to 10 cents higher. (U. S. dept. of Agr.)--Salable hogs 11,000; generally 5 to 10 lower than Wednesday's average; lairly active at decline; top $7.85; bulk good and choice 180-230 pounds S7.60-7.80; 240-280 pounds $7.25-7.60; 290-350 pounds $6.907.25; good 400-550 pound packing sows ?6.40-6.70; lightweights to 56.85. Salable cattle 5,000; salable calves 1,500; fed steers and yearlings steady to strong with week's 25 cent advance; yearlings and light steers predominating; bulk good and choice grades $10.50 to $11.50; plain and medium kinds $8.75-9.75; all interests in market; dressed trade sluggish; but not enough cattle of a beef tonnage to permit buyers to save money; top $12.50; strictly choice and prime cattle absent; best heifers $10.50; with bulk at $8.75 to ?10; stock cattle active, scarce; 25 higher for..week at $8.50-9.75; cows scarce; cutter grades $5 to $6 mostly; bulls up to $7.40; 150200 pound vealers mostly $10 to $11; light offering $8.50-9.50. Salable sheep 15,000; late Wednesday fat lambs strong to 15 higher; practical top $9.15; part crop $9.25 to traders; packer top $9.10; bulk 100 pounds down $8.75-9; 100-108 pound averages $8.65-9; Thursday's trade active; strong to 10 cents or more higher; good to choice lambs upward to $9 and $9.10 rather freely; choice lambs to shippers $9,25; best held above! $9.35; sheep steady; 115 pound fed western ewes ?5. Local Livestock MASON CITY--For Thursday. HOGS yivc cents lower. Oood light lights 140-lnO S5.90-6.0n Good light lights 150-160 S6.40-6.50 Good light lights 160-110 S6.90-1.00 Good lisht lishts 110-180 S7.15-1.25 Good light butchers .. 180-200 51.23-7.35 GOOJ light butchers .. 200-220 S7.25-7.33 Good me. \vt. butchers 220-250 S7.15-7.23 Good me.-vt. butchers 250-270 S7.00-7.IO Good me. vt. butchers 210-290 S6.80-5.90 Good me. wt. butchers 290-325 S6.fi5-6.75 Good me. wt. butchers 325-350 S6.50-6.60 Good heavy butchers .. 350-400 W.35-6.43 Good packing sows ... 275-350 $6.25-6.33 Good SOWS 3SD-425 S6.20-6.30 Good sows 425-500 S6.10-6.20 Good sows -,.--, 500-550 4B.1Q-B.20 (The above is a 10:30 truck hog market for good and choice hogs.) · ' · · · CATTLE" ' · · · Choice, lo prime steers, heavy S10.00-I1.00 Good to choice steers, heavy S.ft.SO- 9.50 Medium to pood steers S 7.50-'8;50 Fair to medium steers S 6.50- 7.50 Plata t o - f a i r sicrr- ·..-..-.,.... S -1.00- 6.03 Choice to prime ycarliniis ? 9.00- U...O Good to choice yearlings ... S 8.00- Q.OO Medium to good yearlings ... S 6.50- 7.50 Good to choice'heifers S S.00-9.00 Medium to good he(£ers S 7.00- 8.00 Fair to medium heifers ...... S 6.00- 7.00 Plain to fair heifers t 4.00- 6.00 Good to choice cows, heavy .. S 5.75- 6.25 Medium lo Rood cows S 5.25- 5.75 Fair to medium cows s 4.75- 5.25 Cutters S 4.00- 4.75 Canners 5 3.00- 4.00 Good to choice heavy bulls .. $ 5.75- 6.50 Light bulls I 4.75- Sio Calves, good to choice 130-190 S 7.00- 8.00 Calves, med. to good 130-190 $ 6.50- 7.00 Calves, infer, to med. 130-190 * 2.50 d'wn SHEEP Genuine spring lambs, good to choice 10-90 5 7.50- 8,00 Spring lambs, good to choice 70-30 $ 6.00- 6.50 Spring lambs, medium to good ,70-90 I 5.00- 5.50 Spring lambs, common S 4.00-5.00 Native ewes, good to choice $ 1.50- 2.25 Cull ewes 50ctoSI.OO Old bucks 50= to Jl.dfl SOUTH ST. P A U L LIVESTOCK (Thursday M a r k e t ) SOUTH ST. PAUL, W--Federal state market service. CATTLE 2.000, most classes about steady; fed steers largely ,$10 down: good heifers held around $9; most beef co,vs S5.75ft6.5o; low cutters and cutters S4.25 fi5.50; bulls mostly S6.50 down; plain stockers J6.75S7.50. Calves 1,000; strong good and choice 58.50^10.50; extreme top SI I. HOGS. 4.000 salable: total 4.500: slow, opening bids 10 to 15c lower. S7.45 bid on good and choice 210 Ibs. down; S6.45 bid on Rood light' weight hogs. SHEEU 2.500: run largely fat lambs: undertone around steady nil classes: good and' choice lambs Wednesday $9.75 fi|9: ewes Wednesday $4^4.15. OMAHA LIVESTOCK (Ttmrsdar M a r k e t ) OMAHA. 03--U. S. department of sgri culture. HOGS, salable -t.ooa: slow. 10 10 lower; sows steady: top S7.30; ISO to 230 Ibs. $7.1387.30; 230 to 250 Ibs. S7R7 20250 lo 325 Ibs. M.H®7; bulk e ood packing sows $6,35. CATTLE, salable 3.500; Jed steers. 3-earlinss steady to weak; other killing classes steady: stockers. feeders nominally steady; fed steers, yearlinffs mottiy S9R1I.23: good fed heifers SS.25«S25: beef cows 56.23S 7.50; cutler frradcs £450 65.75; bulls S6.25«1; practical lop veal- en J9.SO. SHEEP, salable 5.000: ' f a t Iambs slow parly indication* steady; a«kin« stronger: other classes steady: hvilk fed wooled lambs hs!d S8.505iB.B5 and above: fed western ewes held around 54.75- shearing iambs held above $fiO. Livestock prices at midwest markets Thursday: ALBERT LEA, Minn.--Hogs 5 cents lower; 140 lo ISO Ibs. J6.05-S6.20; 150 lo 160 Ibs. $6.4086.55; 160 to 170 Ibs. S6.80S* 6.95; 110 to ISO Ibs. J1.10S1.25; 180 to 220 Ibs. J.7.204J7.S5; 220 to 250 Ibs. 57.0087.15: 250 to 270 Ibs. ?6.756.90; 270 1o 290 Ibs S6.55S6.70; 290 to 325 Ibs. S6.40jT6.55; 325 to 350 Ibs. $6.2586.40; 350 to 400 Ins. 56.10 4J6.25; sows 275 to 350 Ibs. 56.1588.30; 350 to 425 Ibs. 16.0066.15; 425 to 500 Ibs. S5.85a6.00; 500 lo 550 Ibs. *5.70«?5.B5; S50 to 600 Ibs. $5,5565.10. ALBERT LEA. Minn.--Hogs Steady to b to 10 cents higher: 140 to 150 Ibs 56 10 66.25; 150 to 160 Ibs. S8.45S6.60; 160 to. 110 Ibs. J6.567.00; 170 to 180 Ibs. 17.15® 7.30; lO to 22O Ibs. »7.254J7.40; 220 to 250 Ibs, $7.0537.20; 250 to 270 Ibs. J6.80G695- 270 to 290 Ibs. J6.60SS.75; 290 10 325 Ibs 56.4586.60; 325 to 350 Ibs. »6.30@fi.45' 350 to 400 Ibs. J6.1536.30; BOWS 275 to 350 Ibs. I6.20(g6.35; 350 to 425 Ibs. $6.0366.20; 425 to 500 Ibs. Sj.90as.05; 500 lo 550 Ibs. S5 75 4S5.90: 550 to 600 Ibs. S5.60g5.75. WATERLOO--HOBS 5 to lOc lower 160 to 180 Ibs. $1.1067.30; 180 to 220 Ibs. 57.30 a.7.40: 220 to 250 !bs. S7.20S7.30- 250 to 270 Ibs. S7.05@7.15; 270 to 290 Ibs. 56 90«S 7; 290 lo 325 Ibs. S6.15S6.85; 325 to 350 Ibs. $S.60£6.70; packing sows 275 to 350 Ibs. S6.35JJ6.45; 350 to 425 Ibs. 55.206 6-30; 425 to 550 Ibs. 56.1068.20. Cattle, lone steady. CEDAR EAPIBS-GoOd hogs 140 to 150 Ibs, S6.70g6.S3; 150 to 160 Ibs. S6.SOS 7.05: 160 to 170 Ibs. 5767.15; 170 to 1M Ibs. S7.10rfi7.25; 180 to 220 Ibs. $7.20i735- 220 lo_230 Ibs. 57.10S7.25; 230 to 250 Ibs S6.95fe7.10; 250 to 270 Ibs. S6.80ff6.9iS: 210 to 290 Ibs. S0.65O6.80: 290 to 325 Ibs $5.50 S8.65; 325 to 350 Ibs. S6.35H6.50; good packers 275 to 350 Ibs. 56.I5ft6.30; 350 to 425 Ibs. 56TiG,15; 425 to 500 Ibs. 5585® S; 500 to 550 Ibs. $5.70@5.S3. Cattle steady. OTTfJ.MlVA--Hogs 5c lower. 140 to 150 Ibs. S6.10fiJ6.40; ISO lo 160 Ibs. 56.45Si6.15- !60 to 170 Ibs. J6.65lS6.95; 1JO to 180 Ifas. 56.9537.25; 180 to 220 Ibs. $1.05fi 7.35;220 lo 250 IDS. $S.90?I7.20; 250 to 270 Ibs. S6.75tti7.OS; 270 to 290 Ibs. S6.60g6.90; 290 to 325 Ibs, J6.45S6.75; 325 to 350 Ibs. SS.30 «0.60; 350 to 400 Ibs. 56.10ii6.40; packers ·275 to 350 Ibs. $6.Q5tfJ6.35; 350 to 425 Ibs S5.95«6.25; 425 to 500 ]bs. 55.85^6.15: 500 to 550 Ibs. S5.75S6.05; 500 to 600 Ibs. J5.60 IgS.M. SIOUX CITY LIVESTOCK (Thursday M a r k e t ) SIOUX CITY. w--Sioux Cits- closine livestock market. CATTLE, salable receipts 2.100: calves salable receipts 100: good and choice beer steers and yearlings, scarce, steady: common and m e d i u m easier: load lots good yearlings up to 511: prime steers quoted above 13: sales medium to good 53.85610: fat she stock scarce; car good i(X Ib. hrilcrs S9.25: cows strong; hulk common to Rood $5.7.~i6r7: most cutter tnvules S4.5055.50: stockers =nd feeders scarce, little changed. HOGS, salable receipts 4.800; slow 10 lo I5c lower, mostly lOc o f f ; top S7.35 to shippers and traders: Rood and choice 170 to 250 ]b. butchers S7.15ft7.30- ISO lo 290 Ib. weights 58.7567.15; 290 to 370 Ib heavies S6.50S-S.75; K ood sows mostly ?6.3-i: feeder pija $7.55157.50. . SHEEP, salable receipts 2.000; total receipts 2,450; fat lambs uneven. lo to lie higher; cood and choice fed wooled skins S8.75W9; load handy weight fed ·westerns S.W; deck 9s Ib. averag- 860- I*i ewes scarce, quotable steady; choice puotrd above SO3; load S2-S7 Ib. shearing; lambs $8.60. K A N S A S C I T V LIVESTOCK (Thursday Market) KANSAS CITY, or--U. S. department of agriculture. HOGS. 1.200; uneven; steady to lOc lower than Wednesday's average; top 51.40; good to choice 170 lo 250 Ibs. S7.15 67,35; 260 to 325 Ibs. J6.75S7.15; sows SG.15(6.35; lew 56.40. CATTLE 1,500; calves 300; killing classes generally steady; vealers and calves steady; stocker and feeder classes less active, steady to weak; good 11G4 Ib. steers $11; medium and good grades $9.25el0.75; choice mixed yearlings 510.35; cows $6i.7.25; choice S8; selected vcalus S10.50; good to choice lots $8310. SHEEP 5,500; little done; scattered opening sales fed lambs steady; around 58.50; best held around $3. Livestock Markets MID-WEST HOGS COMBINED HOG RECEIPTS (Thursday MarVel) DES MOINES. (Jil--U. S. department ot agriculture. Combined hog receipts at 20 concentration yards and 10 packing plants located in interior Iowa and southern Minnesota for the 24 hour period ended at 8 a. m. Thursday were 20,6th) compared with 15,500 a week ago and 6.100 a year ago. Fairly active; steady to lOc lower, mostly 5 to lOc under average Wednesday; loading heavier than 18.BOO week ago and probably some more than current count. · Barrows and Bilts. Rood and choice 160 to ISO Ibs. $6.90ra7.40; ISO to 220 Ibs. S7S7.45: 220 to 250 Ibs. S6.90S7.30- 250 to 290 Ibs. SS.70St1.15; 290 to 350 Ibs. S6.50 (Ttfi.SS; packing sows, good 275 to 350 Ib3. fS.20iee.Sa-. 350 to 4Z5 Ibs. S6Se.M: 42S to 550 Ibs. J5.83 ff 6.25. Representative Sales SThnriifiy M a r k e t ) CHICAGO. W)-- Representative sales: BOGS Heavy-- | Medium-W 254 7.55.52 214 7.55 51 211 7.35; 65 234 770 ·= 319 7.1.5J4S 248 7 50 Light-- |Lisht Lights-191 187 162 1252 HBO 1132 1022 Fat Lambs-2-15 88 200 102 228 98 *X 509 7.80:i9 153 7.5C 7.75116 140 7.25 7.65! CATTLE (Heiferx-- 13.00116 955 1100 12.7,-i'G 730 11.00 12.50110 641 10.50 12.10 SHEEP Shorn Lambs-9.25; 50 32 8 50 9.10; Slaughter Ewes-9.00 560 124 525 8.65)319 IIS 5.00 1= 140 4.50 Miscellaneous CHICAGO POTATOES (TKnriday Market) CHICAGO. «·)--U. S. department of agriculture. Potatoes 111, on track 237- U. S. shipments 778: old stock' Idaho Russets steady; demand slow: good' quality Bliss Triumphs firm; demand pood: northern whites steady. Demand light; supplies moderate: sacked per civt.: Idaho Husset Burbanks U. s. No 1. few sales S1.SOQI.65; Colorado Bed McCIures U. S. No. 1. cotton sacks pa!e color medium size 52; North Dakota Bliss Triumphs B5 per cent O. S. No 1 and heller Sl-40Tr 1.50: Minnesola Red niver section Cobblers 90 per cent U. S. No. 1. S1.2T,-,. New stock steady: supplies moderate; demand light; Florida Bliss Triumphs hu. crates U. S. No 1 lew sales' S2.10. Hides Quotations Famished b j rVoit Brofc. Irjo. 30* Fifth streel Sonihwcit HOBSEH1DES Horschldes Jl 75 ·GREEN BEEF'HIDES From 15 Ibs.. up 4- From IS Ibs, down """«? Bull hldej .....""""""§? BOSTON WOOt, (Thursday M.rktt) BOSTON. fr-u. S. department of auri- culttire. Trading was d u l l on the Boston wool market Thursday. Buyers were showing lillle Interest, prices were under pressure and occasional offerings were quoted lower in an effort to atlract buyers. Good French combing lengths, line t e r r i t o r y woois In oriffinal bags were offered at around So cents scoured basis. The few bids received on these wool were around 60 to 62 cents and they were Promptly refused. Combing bright fTecee quarter-blood wools -were offered at 29 to 31 cents In the grease, but buyers were ihoirln; no interest even at the low price of the range. V. S. GOVERNMENT BONUS NEW YORK, in -- U. S. government bonds eloped Thursday: Treasury 3is 4S-49 n i l Treasury «Vt« 47-52 12018 Treasury 3s 51-55 109 11 federal Farm Mte 3n« 64 1 1(1824 Federal Farm Mtz 3s 49 m a i l Home Owners Loan 2^s 49 1(Y22 Home Owners Loan 3s 52 los.'a 75 ATTEND PARTY CLARKSVILLE--About 75 attended the American Legion party which was held in the I. O. O. F. hall on Monday evening, many of whom were from out-of-town. A program of talks and community singing was given followed by the serving o£ refreshments, and the remainder of the evening was spent in dancing. WHEAT, CORN DECLINE GENT Liverpool Weakness and Favorable Crop Reports Are Factors CHICAGO, fVP) -- Wheat and corn prices declined about a cent a bushel Thursday to new low levels for (he season. Corn was the lowest in live years. Liquidation by holders uncovered some stop loss selling which accentuated the decline. Weakness at Liverpool and favorable crop reports from the domestic southwest were trade factors. Wheat closed % to VB cents lower than Wednesday, May 67 to 67y a cents, July 67V a to 671/4; com K to % cents down, May 47 to 47% cents, July 48% to 48% cents; oats % to % cent lower. CHICAGO CASH GRAIN' ITburtiiy Market) CHICAGO. (JP)--Cash wheat No. T mixed 69y«c; sample, grade mixed «5V.c. Corn No. 3 mixed 48Vic; No. 2 yellow 48V4C; No. 3 white 47V4e50c; sample grade 43'»c. Oals No. 1 mixed 30?lc: No. 1 white 33!'.c: sample grade white S(gl9Vic. Barley malting 528 60c nom.; .feed 33 S42c nom.; timothy seed 52.85ft3.15 nom · red clover $13^16 nom.; red top $D23@ 9.75 nom. Lard tierces $6.50 nom.; loose 55.95; bellies 59.50 nom. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Thursday No. 5; white oats. 21c No. 3 yellow corn ...Sic New ear corn 300 No. 2 soybeans 70c Barley Z5-35c THURSDAY GRAIN CLOSK HIGH WHEAT-- ilar sit; May .,. July Sept. ... CORN-Mar May July Sept. ... OATS-May July . Sept. SOY BEANS--" " May 86!i J u l y 85/j Del 78 RYE-Way July Sept LARD-Mar. Tllay . July . Sept. CHICAGO, «-- Low .67 .27 V. .42 H .43% .447, . 6.6Z . 6.15 . 6.85 Close .67 67-67 V, .67Vi-!' .68-68'A 6.47 6-60 6.77 -2BK -26T-i .26 54 .83 'A .78 .41 .43',', 8.45 6.55 6.70 6.87 O M A H A GRAIN (Thurndar Market) OMAHA. W--Wheat,- dark hard No 3. 66',ic: No. 5. 7Hic: hard No, 2, 65f» G5V4c: No. 3. B5',ie66',4c: No. «, 61B72C' No. 5. SSlac: mixed No. 3. 73c. Corn, w h i t e No. 3. 44c. Oats, white No. 3, 27i,Si27?;c: No 4 25^ic. ' Barley, none. Rye, none. MINNEAPOF.1S GRAIN (Thiirxla)- Market) MINNEAPOLIS. (*·,--Wheat receipts Thursday B4 cars; 45 a year ago. Quotations Ti cent lower. Cash: No. I heavy dark northern 721kS75ic: jark northern No. 1. 72»1574»ic; fancy No. I hard Montana 14 per cent protein 77Sti78*ic- No. 1 dark- hard or No. 1 hard Montana" winter 10»iffi72 : ic; hard amber durum No. 1. 643 69c; No. I red durum 60c Com. No. 3 yellow 40^842^0; ouo- talions »i cent lower. Oats. No. 3 white 26HS2T1C Barley 30«63c. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK (th-orsdar M a r k e t ) . KANSAS CITY. .)--Wheat 87 cars: unchanged to %c lower; No. 1 dark hard 70c; No. 3, 15^76c; No. 1 hard 68Vi«- 69c: No. 3. 67',i®69c; No. 2 red nom. 66'.4'a68^c: No. 3 nom. 64^@67c. Corn 21 cars, unchanged to l','4C lower- No. 2 white nom. 44i;S46',ic: No. 3 nom Wl«t4Bc: No. 2 yellow 45','«c; No. 3 nom. 43V.ra45^1c; No. 1 mixed nom. 43Vie45'ic; Wo. 3 nom. 43g45'/«c. Oats. 7 cars; V.c lower: No. 2 while nom. 29K29*ic; No. 3 nom Milo maize no Kafir nom. 69rfi7.5c, · Rye nom. 44ft45c. Barley nom. 34«3Sc. Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. M. SCHANKE CO. Telephone 1300, Mason City Cent St El 6 pet ufd (J25 par) 7',", Cent St El 7 pet pfd (J25 par) B!4 Cent St P i: L prd 4i/ 4 Continental Gas Elec- pfd 90 Creamery Package com .... 19 Hearst Cons A 4*i Geo A Hormel A pfd 104 Geo A Horm?I com 23'A Interstate Power 6 pet p f d . . . 4 Interstate Power 7 pel p f d . . 5/« Iowa Electric Co 6!i pet pfd 31 Iowa Electric Co 7 pet pfd 32 la Elec l.t Pow e pet pfd. 5 la Elec Lt i Pow e'/, pel pfd 65 la Elec Lt i Pow 7 pet pfd. 72 la Power Light 6 pet prd..102 la Power Light 7 pet pfd..104 la Public Service 6 pet pfd.. S3 la Public Service 6'.2 pet pfd 89 la Public Service 7 pet pfd 101 Ta Soulh Utll 6 pet pfd 27 la South Utll 6'A pel pfd 28 la South Utit 7 pet p f d ' 30 Minnesota P L. 6 pet p f d . 82 Minnesola P L 7 pet pfd 83 Northern St Power 6 pet nfd 67 Northern St Power 7 pet pfd 72 NW St Portland Cement com » Rath Packing 5 pet pfd 101 Sioux City Gas El 7 pet ptrt 93 United Lt fc Power Class A . . 2 u n i t e d Lt Power Class B.. 2 United Lt Power pfd 33 ^5 United Lt Rys 6 pet pfd ... 82 S4 United LI i Rys 6.36 pet pfd 83 85 Uniled Lt «: Rys 7 pet p f d . . . 90 92 Western Grocer pfd 75 80 Western Grocer com 4 6 Competition Planned at Algona on Sunday ALGONA--Milford and Verina will send extemporaneous students to Algona to compete with speakers from the St. Cecelia's acad- emey Sunday afternoon. Betty Kohlhaas and Pauline Zender are local students who will take part. "Visit at Truman, Minn, CORW1TH--Dr. and Mrs. P. E Walley and daughter, Virginia, spent Sunday with his mother, Mrs. Josephine Walley at Truman, Minn. 10", 9Z 21 S'; 107 25 H e 6'.!, 3.1 34 74 J04 105 100 101 103 29 30 32 84 91 $9 74 25 103 05 ~2'i Average Wholesale Commodity Prices for 3 Years Compared INDEX im-to W 85 99 75 70 Source of Data: U.S. Bureau of Labor Sfaiislici f v r S r' r »» v» W t 93 ·». 7 \ «», s V -- \ ·* ^. - Bastd Upon 784 Commodi- fi«i in 1937 and 813 Beginning with January, 1738 __i | i -i t i , j J F M A M J J A S O N O _, -Z».*~ Stock List NEW YORK STOCKS (Thond.y M.rktt) By The Allocated Prus Air Redue 57=i Libbey o r G 53'A Al Chem Dy 17?i Loews 47V* Allied Strs 10 Am Can 91 Am For pow 3 Am Loco 24!i Am Had St S 15»i Am Roll Mill 18Vi Am Smelt Ref. 46 Am Stl Fdra 32H Am Sug Ret Mil Am T T 164H Am Tob B 87 Am Wat Wk: 12»i Anaconda 2B'i Arm 111 5' Atch T Ar SF 36*1 All Fefin 2|J; Bait i Ohio ei, Bamsdall 16^i Bendix Av Beth Stl 52 39 7V4 26% 24'/ mi 25 V, 21T. 6% 13 52Vi 7% mi S',% 53! 1 iS'i 70'i Boeing Alrpl 2fl',i Borden 20 L ' a Borg-Wamer 30 Bridgept Be EJudd Mf£ Can D G Ale Can Pac Case 88 Clerp Tract Ches Ohio 3T'« C N W '' Chrysler 79' Coca Cola 1!8 Col G Ik E Corn! Solv Comwl Sou Con Edison Con oil Con Can Con Oil Del Com Prod 65*» Curtiss-Wri 6U Deere Co 22',i Douglas Afr 69*i .Du Pont 152'.« Eastman 173?i El Pow Sc Lt lQi» Fairbks Mors 38!'a Firestone 23Va Gen Elec 40^ Gen Tooda 41T« Gen Mot 4S'.a Gillette , 7 Goodricri ' 22E5 Goodyear 33'/i Gt No Hy pld 26i Ifomeslake 64=« Hudson T.-J, Hupp Mot 111 Cent Int Harvest Int Nick Con 50% Int T T 8k Johns-Many 94 Kennecott 36*1 Kresge Lambert 65 4 Marsh Field Midccnt Pet Wont Ward Morrell Co Nash Kelv Nat Bisc Nat Cash Beg 21 Nat Dairy Pro 15^i Nat Dislill 21! i Nat Lead 24'/« Nat Pow Lt 8*« N Y Cent 18 1 /. No Amer Av 17 Vi North Amer Nor Pac Oliver Farm Otis Elet-at Olis Steel Owens 111 Gl 'Packard Parm Pict Penney Penn By Phillips Pel Froc Gam Pullman Pure Oil Radio Hem Hand Repub Stl Key Toll B Sears Roeb Shell Union Simmons Socony Vac Sou Pac Std Brands Std Oil Cal Std Oil Ind Std Oil N J Stew-Warner Studebaker Swift Ctt Texas Corp 87V. 21 ?i 57 34% 15 38Ti 75 V 30 13'A 17 7 2B% 49 10',4 811 19 43% Tex Gulf Sul 301:, Tim Roll B 49',' 6Vi 85 100 mi 16',!, 64'i 23'.'. 16V. Transamer Un Carbide Union Pac Unit Air J.I Unit Alrcr Co 3S Unit Corp 3 Unit Drug IV, U S Gypsum 104 U S Indus Ale 2314 U S Rubber U S Steel Walgreen Wnrner Pict West Un Tel 21 ·West El M 112 Wilson Co 4V* Woolworlh Wrigley Jr Yellow Truck Youngstown 60V ia»i 49'A BO 47Vi Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BROTHERS CO. Mason Cily Office in Bagley- Becls Builflins. Telephone No. 7 DOW JONES AVERAGES Ind,. B»ili Tllili. Close 147.53 31.40 25.20 Total Sales 670000 CHICAGO STOCKS Butler Bros 8'^ Cit Ser 7H Cord Corp 2T-. Marsh Fields NEW YORK CURB Am G Ss Elec : Am Cyan B 2S^ Am Su Pow Co ^ iVrk W Gas A 2? AJOC G- fc El A I El Bd Sha 11 Ford Mo Can 22 Ford Mo Eng Lockheed 3 Niag H Pow Pennroad Cp S O Ky Co 1 Un Gas Co Un Ll i Po Co 2i NEW fORK STOCKS Am C Sujr Co 9li Leh Port Ce 23=1 Am C *: F Co 27i» Am Po fc L Co 6 As D Goods 9Vi Baldwin Loco 14*. BrigBs Mf Co 2614 43 37'/« Cerro de Pas Chcs if Ohio CMSP «c P ConRoleum 27Vi Cudahy Pack 14 C-W Co A 24'.'. Dist Cp Seat; 19^1 E! Auto Lite 36 Erie R R Co I'l Foster-Wheel 24Vi Freeport Tex 237s Gen Am Tra. 55','* GlirJrlen Co 14 1 * Gobel *'z Hotiston Oil 7H Inspiration 14 3 .* Indust Raj-on 2.1 Kroger 2',4 Lortllard Mack Truck. Malhle Alk Motor Prod Ohio Oil a.i Packard Motor 4 Park Ut Cop 2 P S of N J 36'.'. Pullman 34r Purity Bak 15"^ R K O 2',i Reo Motors I 3 j St Johcph Le 41 Simmons Co 30 So Cal Edison 26^i Sperry Corp 42V t St G E T W As Oil U S Smelter X'anadium 26^ Un Oil Cal 19V, Un G Imp 12?i White Motors lUi 3'b 58' Faculty Bridge Club, Crystal Lake Meets CRYSTAL LAKE--Supt. Edward McGrecvey- and Glen Schally were hosts for the Faculty Bridge club which met Monday night at the McGreevey home. Bridge wa played at three tables. Mrs. Chri Gillstrap received high prize for women, Mike Nelson high for men and Cliff Stewart low. A luncheon in keeping of St. Patrick's day was served by Mrs. McGreevey. HOME FROM WEST WESLEY--Nathan Studer, who took a number of head of catle to the Golden Gate exposition at San Francisco, returned home lasi week with Tom Vitzthum and Mark Studer driving to West Liberty to meet him. Mr. Studer's exhibits did not win prizes, but a bull which he recently sold to a man at West Liberty won grand championship in his class. From Montpelicr, X. Dak ORCHARD--Mr. and Mrs. Donald Johnson have returned from Montpelier, N. Da., where they have been visiting the parental Walter Johnsons. FAVORED ISSUES REGAIN LOSSES Symptoms of Recovery Are in Evidence in Wall Street Trade NEW YORK, (/P) -- The slock market displayed symptoms of recovery Thursday and Javored issue got back portions of Wednesday's losses. Selling dried up at the opening, with aircraft^ recording moderate plus signs. Favories in other departments were soon taken in hand, and early declines running to a point or so were reduced or canceled. Near- the final hour price changes were narrow either way. The confusing European picture, following dissolution of Czechoslovakia, continued as the principal market handicap, brokers said, although most in. Wall street were of the opinion the latest Hitler coup would not touch off any general war. Financial quarters exhibited a little gloom over action of the S. E. C. in rejecting proposals of stock exchange representatives to lessen speculative regulations as a move to broiden the capital flow. Posting modest gains were Boeing, Douglas Aircraft, United Aircraft,. Glenn Martin, Anaconda, Wcstinghouse, Chrysler, General Motors, J. C. Penney, N. Y. Central, Southern Pacific, Bethlehem Steel and American Telephone. Edging upward in the curb were Lockheed, American Gas and United Light. Instruction School Planned April 25 CHARLES CITY--Plans were made by the P. T. A. council to hold a school of instruction for the northeast district of Iowa Confess of Parents and Teachers in this city April 25. The council is also sponsoring a religious film, 'Golgotha" which will be presented in the high school auditorium Friday evening. Bond Market NEW YORK, VF)--Bond prices slipped again Thursday, but the deellnej although genera!, were fractional and transactions were small. The dismemberment of Czeclio-Slovakla --the cause of a bad three days In the stock market--resulted in further wide declines in the valuation of Czechoslovak Issues. The Ss of '51 dropped 10 points and the 8s of '52 fell 25 during the morning, both resting at 35 near noon. Activity in each was small. El-en 17. s. treasuries fallowed the downward trend for declines of as much as 5-32 of a point. Among the few advancing bonds were Bethlehem Steel 3*is and Youngstown Sheet and Tube 4s whieh registered fractional rises. Cuba Northern railway 5is advanced At lower quotations were Delaware and Hudson refunding 4s, Boston and Maine 5s, Nickel Plate 45is. Union Pacific 3!4s and Southern Pacific refunding 4s. Sludebaker 6s slipped more than i point on a few sales. Declining utilities including; Tnlerna tional Telephone 5s. Utilities Power anc Light 5s. and American Telephone 3V*s Although Argentine and Peruvian gov eminent bonds advanced slightly, the foreign list in genera! declined fractionally. Produce MASON CITY--For Thursday Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade 12-14c* Eggs, cash Butter, Iowa State Brand Butter, Corn Country.. Butter, Plymouth Butter, Very Best Butter,.Clear Lake Butter, Brookfield _,,,, Russet Potatoes, peck 34c Early Ohio Potatoes, peck ..32c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These representative quotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. 12-14c -2Bc .26c 2Bc .26c .Z6c .26 CHICAGO PRODUCE ( T h u r s d a y M a r k e t ) CHICAGO. (in--Butter 698,296 steady prices unchanged. Eggs, 21.023, steady; prices unchanged CHICAGO POULTRY ( T h u r s d a y M a r k e t ) CHICAGO, m--Poultry live. 17 truck* hens and Plymouth Rock chickens f i r m balance steady; hens 5 Ibs. and under 18'ic; Leghorn hens 16c: Plymouth Rock springs 23',ic; Plymouth Rock fryers 22c hen turkeys Z2c; geese 14c; other prlcei unchanged. NEW YORK THODUCK (Thnrsdir Market) NEW YORK, W)--Eg es 19.939. steady Mixed colors, extra fancy selection 19V- S22c; itandards W«c; firsts 17',4Sl8c seconds ITfic; mediums 17V'*c; dirtie: No. 1, 17fl-l7V,c averajte checks 16V«fi ·:; Atorage packed firsts " , . . Butter 848.0SS. xtnsettled. Creamery higher than extra 22',4'323'Ac: extra (92 score) 22e2J"ic; firsts (B3-81) 2le2Jc seconds 184-87) 20Ji20i;c. Cheese 56,744, steady. Prices unchanged CHICAGO PRODUCE FUTURES frimridxr Market) CHICAGO, wi--Close, butler future! storage standards Nov. 22'ic. Egg futures. refrigerator standards Oct. I9!;c; storage packed firsts, March IBc; May mic. 21 Charles City News GERMAN GftlNS OFFITF AT £03 DlVCOSinc noiwr n L i/-ivir- ,,,-·, A D C nPQPDlDCn OFFICE AT 603 RIVERSIDE DRIVE, PHONE 1052 DON K. SANDELL, Mgr., Residence, Phone 937-J News Correspondent, Phone 318 REPORT MANY FARM CHANGES Several From Rural Districts Decide to Quit Farming CHAHLES CITY--There are many farm changes this spring. Among those who have had auctions and decided to quit fanning are Waller Kieler who lived eight miles west o£ Charles City, Charles A. Newton who lived eight miles north and two miles east of Charles City. Fred Kielsmeier who lived on the Dinkel farm seven miles southwest of Charles City and John Ross who lived five miles east of here have both had auctions. Mr. Kielsmeier will live on an acreage near Charles City. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Krall have moved to Colwell from their farm east of there. A list of other movers include J. Chambers from the vicinity of Marble Hock to near Elma; Matt Schmidt, Jr., from southeast of Charles City to a farm near HoseviJle; Lloyd Swartzrock from north of Charles City to Mrs. I. W. Brown's farm west of Floyd. Amos Carey from east of Nashua to south o£ Ionia; Lloyd Brandau from northeast of Floyd to northeast of Rudd. George Barrow from north of Basset to Nashua; Mila Kalke from northwest of Floyd to east of Orchard; Oscar Gabel will live on the Dinkel farm southwest of Charles City and Ralph Heddens on the Fred Slinger farm. Kay Henry to east of Floyd; Lee Holtz from a farm northeast of Charles City to near Rudd; George Meyer to the Ed Pi Hash farm; Mrs. Lena Meyer from southwest of Nashua to east of Charles City; Will Green from northwest of Ionia to southwest ot Nashua; Art Huesmann from west of Floyd to near Osage; Stanley Newton from southeast of Orchard to northwesl of Charles City. Harry Clark from Bassett to east of Colwell; Carl Rath from near Nashua to southeast of Charles City; Marshall Smalley from east of Charles City to southeast of Orchard; E. H. Swann from northwest of Charles City to near Deerfield; Raymond Huxsol from north of town to a farm east of here. Wmnebago Hardware Retail Men Gather THOMPSON -- The hardware retail dealers of Winnebago county met Tuesday evening with a 4 o'clock dinner, served at the Samuelson cafe. 4 in Family Suffer Multiple Injuries DES MOINES, (if)--All four members of the Russell Scovel family of Des Moines missed multiple injurie's at their home Thursday. Scovel, 42, his wife, 38, Virginia, 8, and Marvin, 6 months, were injured when their car and a Burlington motor train collided Wednesday night. Mrs. Scovel, holding Marvin in her arms, was the most seriously injured, while the baby escaped with minor cuts. MOVE TO ARIZONA DECORAH -- Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Benton and son, Junior, left this week to make their home in Flagstaff, Ariz. Benton had operated a shoe shining parlor in Decorah the past 20 years. His business was purchased by Ted Knutson, employe at the Winneshiek hotel. MISSIONARY'S WIFE SPEAKS Grinnell Woman Is Speaker as Church Women Have Meeting CHARLES CITY--Mrs. Harold J. Mathews of Grinnell was the speaker at the general meeting of he Congregational Churchwomen Thursday afternoon in the chapel room. She is the wife of Harold Mathews of Clear Lake who is now in China working as a missionary. Mrs. Mathews has spent several years in the mission Held with him but is staying in this country at the present on account of the war in Chinai Mrs. Mathews was a classmate of Mrs. W. E. Frudden at Grinnell college and will be guest of honor at a luncheon at the Frudden home preceding the meeting. ATTElANCEOF 180 AT BANQUET Officials From Iowa Training School at Eldora on Program CHARLES CITY--There was an attendance of 180 at the father and son banquet given Wednesday night in the First Methodist church. Dick Phillips was toastmaster and music was furnished by the male quartet composed or Nolle, Kinney, Carlton and Hickman. Donald Swartz played a cornet solo followed by assembly singing. Two officials from the Iowa Training school at F.ldora, Dean Bergstronx and Assistant Superintendent McCarthy accompanied by two boys from the school gave the remainder of the program. The boys gave one dramatic and one humorous reading after which Mr Bergstrom gave a short talk. The main address was given by Mr. McCarthy who alter describing the facilities and program at the training school enumerated the foundation stones for a good character. The Rev. J. E. DeLong, pastor pronounced the benediction. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--The Century club pf the Congregational church had its regular meeting Wednesday evening in the social rooms. A potluck supper was served after which games were played. The usual serious program was omitted this time. The Sacred Heart circles of the Catholic church met at the following homes Thursday: Mrs. Chris Fracht, Mrs. Ed Gough, Mrs. H Doore, Mrs. A. W. Bernard, Mrs B. W. Welsh, Mrs. Ed Holland and Mrs. John Lynch. Mrs. Sam Eichmeyer had ,, major operation in the Cedar Valley hospital Wednesday. Mrs. Jerome Meyer had t major operation in the hospita Wednesday. Representatives o( the Case Manufacturing company held a sales meeting Wednesday evening in the Saint Charles hotel. Mrs. Herman Schaefer is recovering from a major operation performed in the Cedar Valley hos pilal. Circles of the First Methodist church met at the following homes Thursday: Mrs. Chris Knutson Mrs. H. D, Floyd, Mrs. Coburt Chapler, Miss Emma Stoecker Mrs. W. J. Spyr and Mrs. J. C Huffman. The Charles City high school band, orchestra and vocal department will present its annual spring concert Thursday evening '" the high school auditorium. Iowa Senate Defers Consideration of Farm-Market Bill DBS MOINES, f/p)_The Tow; senate Thursday deferred consideration of the farm-to-marke road bill until 10:30 a. m. nex Tuesday. Chairman K. A. Evans (R), Emerson, of the senate highway.' committee, said members woulr be able to "talk the bill over with their boards of supervisors am others when (hey go home Saturday and Sunday." "They will know just how the bill would affect them. "We haven't tried to crowd the bill." Evans explained. As passed by the lower house the bill would divert $658,000 immediately from the primary road fund to match federal money already allocated to Iowa for secondary roads. Thereafter fifteen per cent of the motor vehicle license receipts would be used for matching purposes. Musical Program Is Given in Auditorium LITTLE CEDAR--A program ot musical numbers was presente at the school auditorium Tuesday evening. The school band made its performance under the di gram also included solos and other contest numbers. Because of the epidemic of influenza several numbers had to be omitted. HONORED BY CLUB ROCK FALLS--Mr. and Carl Hansen and Mr. and Mrs. Mrs _j ...... -- ~,HA mi . dim ivirs Henry Hanson were honored Saturday evening at a card party at ^ Henry versaries p r! eir w . eddi "B ersanes. .Prizes were given to scorers. Refreshments el.h ar r, r ,h *? ' T" ^ from ihp T IT £ i e , U I° familles from the L. U. C. A. club. the high Hitler's Newspaper Enlightens Nazis on -'· Extent of Prizes B E R L I N , (f?)--Relchsfushrsr Hitler's newspaper, the Voel- -ischer Beobachter, enlightened lt» readers Thursday on what an eco- lomic prize Germans hav» won in the land of the Czechs, The newspaper asked: "Do you know that: "In the neighborhood of Beraun mmense iron ore deposit* yield 500,000 tons of ore annually. Produce Mueh Coal 'Mines at Lkadno produce ton million tons o£ coal annually, at Dobnany two to three million ton* of soft coal yearly and at Maer- isch Ostrau eight to ten million tons of hard coal. 'One hundred thousand 1 tons erf lead and silver are obtained annually at Pribrane. "There are unworked gold le- posits in the Moldau river district while mines at Smolately and Ii- baun are producing gold, "Undeveloped water pov«r !· capable oil producing a billion horsepower, just half of what Germany proper possesses. "Moravia and Bohemia hew It,500,000 acres of forest tend. Include* Farm Area* "Bohemia and Moravia T»rW yearly 15 million double hundredweights of wheat and 60 million double hundredweights of tugar beets. "Thirty per cent of the rxwple are farmers while 40-per cent »am their living in industry. 1 * The coal deposits will enable Germany to boost fuel exports. Germany proper already was rich in coal. The iron ore and timber were special boons. Germany is campaigning to conserve wood and to collect scrap iron. Lions Club to Hear Kenneth Goodrich CHARLES CITY -- The Lions club will meet Thursday evening instead of Friday noon in order that the members may hear Kenneth Goodrich, district governor of Lions, give an address. Mr. Goodrich is editor .of a paper at Boone. The meeting w.ill bo preceded by a dinner in the Sain* Charles hotel. 32 Pheasants Are Released by Club CHARLES CITY -- The Floyd county Fish and Game club received from the hatchery at Boone 32 pheasants which were released at various spots in the game area. Three birds were allowed to each distribution point. Mr. Gill, conservation officer from Manchester, gave official sanction to the trout pond on the Lane farm. It is a project of the local club. p£ Re-Elect Mayer and ^ at stacyville STACYVILLE--There wero IS votes cast nt Stacyville school election Monday with Directors Joseph Mayer and John Gerbig returning to office. IS TRANSFERRED MANLY--Word has been received from Jimmy Leslie, first class seaman U. S. navy, son ot Mr. and Mrs. Walter Leslie, telling of his transfer from the U. S. S. Campus on China duty to the U. S. S. Parrott. Leslie is now a shipmate of his friend, Lane Hunt of Kensett a former Manly " LIVESTOCK AUCTION SATURDAY, MARCH 18 ^fl TM AS FOLLOWS-100 Hereford calyes, weight 300 Ills.; 20 head of choice purebred Shorthorn cattle »« follows: fi C K Ce ^t? .^ Orn COWS; 6 choicc Z year old "P"n*«- heifers, fn Shorthorn yearling heifers. These are all on* nan's cattle and are from one of the best herds In this community. Two choice purebred Angus bulls, serviceable are Qua choice Hereford bull biff cnouch for service. The balance will bo warmed up cattle of all kinds. Can sell any amount of cxxws, ar id CrS ° dd ' 0fS °* native rattle- The mariteta HOGS -- Will have 200 or more choice feeder pigs, all wetehte. There Is a good demand for good vaccinated bred sows. Good bred ewes are In demand. HORSE «Sc MULE AUCTION TUESDAY, MARCH 21 We received and sold 112 horses and mules in our Jast sate ,,,*,, a ^ atlty ?.« K 0011 WU1 ^P t'am, a pair sorrel mare*, at 5330. Top gcldinjf brought S152.50. We had a good olcaranea and plenty of buyers for 50 head more of horses. Horse* are selling an average of SI5.00 per head cheaper than (hey did a if" "JL 0 a *» ""*· II T- , A g0d markct horse fa *" I 00 * ten""* at a decent price. Colts and cold haired bad hitchm* horse* sell very cheap. We will have outlet for ISO horses next Tu«- day with several eastern buyers In attendance. Can use any amount or killers with prices ranging from S8.00 to $20.00. TSfc believe the market is as *ood now as It will be anytime thi. spring and suggest you send in any horses you have to sell. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22 250 CATTLE-T-70 to 100 'good Hereford calves, weight JOO to SoO pounds. The balance of our cattle will be the usnal run of all kinds of native cattle. Will have plenty of buyers for tnr amount of butcher cattle. The buyers are here Wednesday the same as Saturday for all kinds of cattle. Can sell any amount or feeder pigs on Wednesday and get the full market varoe, Kemcmbcr, we have one of the best equipped barns In the state to handle your stock. Every cattle ncn has feed and water and al pens are cleaned and disinfected after each sale and bedded with fresh straw. Consign any stocX you have to sell to any of our sales. Full markct mine and a square deal ts oar motto, Marvel Sales Co., Webster City, la. K. H. Marvel, Mjtr. C. W. Marvel and Frank ITiufed, Aacte.

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