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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, April 9, 1936
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TWENTY-SIX MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 9 1936 HOGS MOSTLY STEADY TO 10 LOWER CHICAGO MARKET MOP UP 5 CENTS Sharp Fall Off in Eastern Shipping Demand Takes Away Support. CHICAGO, (/P)--Eastern shipping demand fell off sharply in the stockyards Thursday, depriving the hog and sheep markets of the kind of 'cotnpetitive support necessary to advance values. Although the hog · top rose five cents to $11, the general market ruled steady to 10 cents lower, with the late trade showing the decline. Old crop lambs were '.about steady but springers dropped sharply. The quality of swine receipts continued plain. Yesterday's supply was the poorest of the week so that even with a stronger market the average cost fell 3 cents to $10.56. Thursday's run was about in line with expectations, totaling 10,000. The cattle market was not as active as yesterday but prices held generally firm on a basis 25 to 40 cents higher for the week. The top sale was 511. She stock were firm, -bulls strong and vealers 25 cents or more higher. Because of a more numerous supply of spring lambs for the eastern ' trade prices declined sharply. Those weighing under 40 pounds sold at 514 to $15 and a few brought $16. Wednesday's best price was $18. Clipped lambs were strong to 15 cents higher. The early top_ for choice wooled lambs was ?10.85. COMBINED HOG KECKIl'TS OES J10INES, JK--V. S. department o! agriculture-Combined hog receipts at 20 concentration yards and 9 packing plants located in nterior Iowa and southern Minnesota lor the 24 hour period ended at 3 a. m. Thursday were 15,^01) compared with 14,300 a week ago and 13,800 a year ago. Fairly active. virtually all price-lists steady, only occasional bids shade lower; oading indicated little changed. Quotations follow: Light lights 1-10 to 160 bs. good and choice 59.25fS9.90; light weights 160 to 180 IDS. $9.S5@10.4;t; 180 to 200 IDS. 510.205jJlO.65; medium weights 200. 220 lbs.'S10.20(-plO.GO; 220 to 230 IbS. $10.15 (TflO.63; heavy weights 200 to 290 His. S9.80 «P10.45; 290 to 350 Ibs. 59.50®10.10; pack- ng sows 275 to 350 Ibs. good S8.959.45; 350 to 425 Ibs. 58.85S9.30; 425 to 550 Ibs. SS.50iTu9.10. Mason City Livestock MASON CITY -- For Thursday HOGS Steady. GOOd light lights ..... 140-160 S 9.15- 0.45 Good lights ................ 160-130 $ 9.S5-ll'.15 Good light butchers . 180-20J $10.10-10.40 Good light butchers . 200-221) S10.10-10.4U Good mcd, wt. batch's 22U-250 510.05-10.35 Good med wt. butch's 250-270 S 9.85-10:15 Good med. wt. butch'a 270-2*j S 9-70-10-00 Good heavy butchers . 290-325 S 9.50- 8.80 Good heavy butchers . 323-300 5 9.40- 9.70 Good heavy butchers . 350-400 S 9.15- y.45 Good packing sows .. 275-350 5 S.90- $.20 Good heavy sows .... 350-425 S 8.70- 9.00 Good big hy.- sows .. 425-50VJ 5 8.0- 8.30 Good big hy, sows 550 and up 5 8.30- 8.60 (This above 15 a 10:30 truck hos market lor good and choice hogs. The difference In price is lor short and long haul hogs.) OATTLtC. Steers, good to choice ...... 57.50-8.50 Steers, medJum to good ...... 'S 6,00- 7-50 Steers, fair to medium -- .... S 450- 6.00 Heifers, good to choice ...... 5 6.50- 6.50 Heifers, medium to good «... 5 *-"5- 5-50 Heifers, common to medium .. $ 4.00- 4.75 Cows, good to choice ,, ...... ,TM. 5 4.25- 5.00 Cows, fair to good «.; ........ $ 3-75- 4.25 Cows, cutters ......... . ........ 5 3.25- 3.75 Cows, canoers , , m . ..--..--.. $ 3.UO- 3.25 Bulls, heavy «...,,»..*.«».·. S 4.50- 5.25 Bulls, light » .............. -- . $ 4 . 0 0 - 4 5 0 Calves, med. to good 130-190 5 6.00- 7.00 CaWea, med. to good 130-19U -J 5.00- 6.00 Calves, infer, to .loni. 130-190 $ 5.00 down LA.MBU. .Lambs, goofl to choice. . . 70-90 S 8.75- 9.25 Iambs, medium to good .... 5 6.75- 7.73 I^ambs, fair to medium ...... 5 5.00- ti.OO Common to fair _.,.-- ......... £5.011 dt-wn Yearlings, good to choice 70-90 5 7.0U- y.OU " tearlings, med, to B0°d 70-90 5 5.00- 7.00 Yearlings, fair to medium -..Culls ........... TM ....... -·.. Native ewca, good to choice .-· Cull ewes .......... . ......... 3 4.0U- 5.0U $ 4.UU down 5 2.75- 4.00 5 1-50- 2..-.0 5 LOU- 5 6.00- 7.00 S 4.00- 7-QO Wethera. 2 years old -- WetbeiB, poor to best Buck lambs 51 lcs«. No dork on fames. Quotations subject to market fluctuations. CHICAGO UVESTOCK. (Thorsday Market) CHICAGO, LT)--U. S. department at agriculture-- HOGS 30.000; including 4,000. direct; steady to lOc lower than Wednesday's average; late trade showing decline; top SU; 5c higher: bulk 160 to 250 Ibs. 510-65^10.90; 110 to 160 Ibs. S10.35@10.75; few 251 to 300 Jbs. 5lO.40@10.75; talking Sl'0.25 on 350 ' sows steady to lOc lower; mostly 9.75; few S9.85. CATTLE 5.500- calves 2,000; fed steers aad yearlings less active than Wednesday, but generally firm; all grades 25-40c higher tor week; top 511; bulfc better grades 59.75 ,$ 10.50; lower grades $7.5Q@9; she stock firm; bulls strong and vealers 25c or more higher at S9@10.50; best weighty sausage bulls 56.40; practical top 56.35; stockers and feeders slow but steady. SHEEP 10,000: old crop wooled lambs talrly active, steady; clippers strong tc 15c higher; springers numerous, sharply lower; tsther classes scarce, fully steady; early bulk choice wooled lambs 510.63@10-S5; clippers SS.75@9.15; most under 40 Ib. springers 514 ^15; few JIG; good around 60 Ib. kinds $11 @l3; few -wooled ewes 55@-5.50. SIOUX CIT* (Thursday Market) SIOUX CITY, t/D-7-U. S. department ot ·· agriculture-CATTLE 3,000; beef steers and yearlings ·fairly active, steady to strong; fat she stock 'firm; stockers and feeders little changed; car · choice 1100 Ib. beeves 59.75; load 1355 Ib. 'beeves 59.50; bulk at S7.25ifi8.50; car choice ·S70 Ib. heifers 58.25; load 860 ib. weights 58; · most beef cows 54.75@5.75: cutter grades -mainly 54^4.75; car good to choice 725 Ib. ifeeders 57.75- HOGS 3,000; weights below 210 Ibs. steady · to 5c lower; heavier butchers Jully steady; ,top S10.35; better ISO to 2SO' Ib. butchers .$10.15©10.30; 250 to 280 Ib. heavies S10@ .10,15; heavier kinds slow, 340 to 170 Ib. , averages 59.75 @ 10.25; sows S9.30 @ 9.40; i feeder pigs up to $10. . SHEEP 2,500; no early action; undertone ' steady; best handy weight wooled lambs held , above 510.60; asking 58.25 for fed clips; late -Wednesday lambs 15-25c higher; top fed .·wooled S10.60; bulk 510.25@10.30. Hog Markets .MIDWEST HOGS Hog prices at midwest markets Thursday; CKWAll JIAI'IDS--Hogs unchanged. W'ATEHXOO--Hoes unchanged. UTTOMWA--Hogs unchanged. AUSTIN--HOKS steady; good to choice 180 _g 220 !bs 510.10! 10.40; 220 to 250 Ibs. S10.05® 10.35; 250 to 290 IbS. $9175^10.05; 290 to 350 Ibs. $9.45£. ; 9.75; packing sows good 275 lo 550 IbS. 58.55^9.20. WHEAT MARKET DOWN AT CLOSE Increasing Reports of Ram and Snow in Drought Areas Cause. CHICAGO, W)--Increasing reports of rain and snow over southwestern drought areas acted as a weight on wheat prices Thursday as trade drew to an end. A steadying influence, however, was some buying of May against sales of new crop months, July and September. Late estimates were that Canadian export sales of wheat Thursday totaled 750,000 bushels. Wheat closed unsettled, % @ % under Wednesday's finish, May 94 *,'· @%, July 85%@%, corn % off to % up, May 60%©'/=, oats %§% down, and provisions showing 2 cents to 10 cents decline. iome held to 55; majority beef cows $5®6; ow cutters and cutters mainly $3.75^1.75; weighty bulls'up to 56; stockers fairly active, steady; medium feeder steers up to 57; calves 1,900; fully steady; good to choice vcalcrs S75JS; selections 58.SO; cul!_ and common 5!@5.50. HOGS 1,200; opening fairly active to shippers; fully steady with Wednesday's average; big packers inactive; better 110 to 230 Ibs. 510.15@10.50; lop 510.50 for choice 180 Ibs. down; nothing done on heavier weights; packing S9@9.25; average cost Wednesday 59.98; weight 213 Ins. SHEEP 1.000; supply meager; no early sales; undertone about steady on all classes; sellers asking higher on fat lambs; bulk fat lambs Wednesday S10.15@10.50; extreme top SIO.GO; shorn lambs S8.60 down. OMAHA LIVESTOCK. (Thursday Market) OMAHA, HP)--U. S. department of agriculture-- HOGS 1.000; steady to lOc lower; ISO to 220 Ibs. 510.10SaQ.50; top $10.50: 220 to 250 Ibs. 510.20910.40; 250 to 300 Ibs. ?9.75{i 10.25; 300 to 3GO IbS. 59.00©O.SO; 1GO to ISO Ibs. 510.20Ji.10.50; 150 to 170 Ibs. 510.10® 10.40; 140 to ICO Ibs. $9.S5®10.35; pigs 59-35 10; sows s.35g-9.4l. CATTLE 3.500; calves 200; steady to lOc higher; steers and yearlings 57.505?8.15. some held higher; heifers $6.50«fS: cows $596.50: cutters S3.7585; bulls 55.7SJP6; vealers ?8: odd head SB.50. SHEEP 4.000; lambs strong; buyers resisting higher asking prices; fed wooled Iambs ?10gl0.65, some held higher. LIVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO. r.Pf--Official estimated receipts Thursday: cattle 2,000; hogs 8,000; sheep 6,000. ; Representative Sales Heavy-36 362 45 314 272 49 252 Medium; 61 46 29 36 243 232 224 204 (Thursday Markctl CHICAGO, \JP)--U. S. department of agriculture--Representative sales: HOGS. Lights-10.20 27 161 10.65 10.50 IS 178 10.75 10.65 41 192 10.85 10.75 22 196 10.90 Light Lights-10.70 12 150 10.50 10.SO 16 158 10.65 10.90 10 160 10.75 11.00 CATTLK. Steers-- Heifers-19 1180 11.00 51 962 9.23 IS 1326 10.50 24 S20 S.50 20 1269 10.15 52 862 8.25 21 1074 9.50 24 794 7.85 20 1150 9.10 21 891 7.50 1180 8.75 Cows-18 1042 S.25 12 1290 7.00 21 7S'i 7.50 13 1262 (i.oO 13 1145 5.85 12 1080 5.25 13 910 4.35 SHEEP. Fed Wooled Lambs-- Native Spring 240 78 10.85 Lambs-235 96 10.75 10 · 44 17.00 233 97 10.65 25 32 15.00 4«8 100 10.60 18 .69 11.00 139 82 10.50 Wooled Ewes-- . 215 10G 10.10 52 320 5. Clipped Lamhs-- 36 143 5.50 230 82 9.15 7 146 5.00 61 79 S.OO 22i 95 8.75 Miscellaneous POTATO MARKET (Thursday Market) CHICAGO, LT)--U. S. department of agri culture-Potatoes 93: on track 313; total U. S. shipments 863; firm for best stock, trading rather slow, supplies old stock moderate; sacked per cwt'.: Idaho Russet Burbaoks U. S. Is'o. 1. S2.25@2.35; Wisconsin Round Whiles U. S. No. 1, 51.35551.50; Is'orth Dakota Red River Section Cobblers U. S. No. 1. S1.30®1.35: Early Chios U. E. No 1, 51.15Sfl.60: Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. 1. S1.65: Minnesota Cobblers U. S. No. 1 and partly graded S1.25; Early Ohios U. S. No. l and partly graded S1.30@1.40; new siock Texas 50 Ib. sacks few bushel crates Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. 1, S2.10iJ2.15; U. S. No. 2, S1.65SJ1.S5. . CHICAGO CASH GRALN. (Thursday SLirket) CHICAGO, WV-- Cash -wheat, no sales reported. Com, No. 1 mixed 57%Ql.58^c; No, 5 mixed 56W.c; No. 3 yellow 59^@61%c: No. 4 yellow 57tett59%c: No. 3 yellow 54@56%c; No. 4 white 58!ic; sample grade 42C. No oats. Eye, No. 2, 5515C. Soybeans, track Chicago, No. 1 yellow ^c; sample yellow 75c. Barley, actual sales 803?8Sc: feed 38@14C nominal, malting 50^89c nominal. Timothy seed $2.50 cwt. Clover seed S14.50ffi21.50 cwt. Lard tierces $11.10; loose $10.50; nellies $15.10. \mu Sm Ref .mn Sugar \. T T n Tob F \mn Wat Wks -naconda Atchlson Auburn U'lat Corp B O iarnsdall Bend Aviat Beth Steel Jordcns Bore Warn :an Dry Can Pac Case C N W C G W C M S P S: P C R I P Chrysler Col G E Solv Comwlth Sou Cons oil lontl Can Cont Oil Del lorn prud Curt Wright Deere pfd Pont Gen ElSc Gen Foods Gen Mot Gillette. Goodyear 11 Cent ;nt Bar nt Nick Can ! T T fohns Manv tennecott :rcsge Jb O F Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Thursday No. 3 yellow corn 44^0 No. 4 yellow corn - 42c Ear corn 39c White oats, No. 3 19c Feeding barley 25-3HC No. 2 yellow soybeans 55c THUKSDAV GRAIN CLOSE. CHICAGO, 1.1')- TVHEAT-- May .... July Sept CORN-May July Sept OATS-May July Sept RYE-May 52 July 52 Sept 53 BARLEY-May LARD-May 11,10 July .11.10 Sept 11.12 BELLIES-May High .94 =; .85=1 Low .91*1 .84 "i .59?, .59 .26',; .26s 11.05 11.00 11.00 .60S .09 .26 14 .26 Ji .52% .5231 11.07 11.02 11.02 OMAHA GRAIN. (Thuradflv MnrVct) OMAHA, iJRV--Wheat, No. 2 hard 93 S- 9-lVic; No. 5 hard 87c. Corn, sample white 44c; No. 2 yellow 61c; No. 4 yellow 54Vs@56c; No. 5 yellow 49^@ 54c: sample yellow 20@37c: No. 4 mixed ic; No. 5 mixed 51^c; sample mixed 34c. KANSAS CITY GRAIN. (Thursday Market) KANSAS CITY, Liv-Wheat 31 cars; '.4c jower to \-sc higher; No. 2 dark hard nominally 96c@51.08; No. 3 nominally 91c@ $1.06%: No. 2 hard 97!i@99¥,c; No. 3, 951ic; No. 2 red 98%c: No. 3, S6',ic. Corn 44 cars; unchanged to J.ic lower; No. 2 white nominally 63%®65'Ac; No. 3. 6054® 61^c; No. 2 yellow nominally 63=!i?E65^c; No. 3. 61(^62c: No. 2 mixed nominally 61ii @6251C; No. 3. 58',i @ 60 tyc. Oats 1 car: %-lc tower; No. 2 white nominally 26.5j27^c; No. 3, 26c. MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN. (Thursday Market) MINNEAPOLIS, irfi--Wheat 65 cars: Hi! lower: No. 1 heavy dark northern 60 Ibs. $l.H 1 ,i^l.25U; No. 1 dark northern 59 !b$ 51.0914©1.24 1 ^ ; 58 Ibs. S1.071,i@l,23; fan. cy No. 1 hard Montana 11 per cent protein 51.11 ] /i(!?l.i3!i; to arrive sl.lO',i@1.12U grade of No. 1 dark hard or No. 1 hard Montana winter OaUct^Sl.OlU; to arrive 94Uc@Sl.OOU: No. 1 hard amber durum 94;ic@51.09%; No. 1 red durum 71Sc; May 98!ic; July 95%c; September S6c. Corn, No. 3 yellow 57%S60Hc. Oats. NO. 3 white NEW YORK SL'GAB. (Thursday Market) NEW YORK; \,P--Raw sugar unchanged. Futures unchanged to 2 points higher. Refined unchanged. MIXNEAVOUS FLOUR. (Thursday Market) MINNEAPOLIS, LP)--Flout unchanged. Carload lots family patents S6.5066.70 a barrel In 98 ib. cotton sacks. Shipments 25,509. Pure bran S17.50[yis. Standard middlings S17.50J5-1S. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK. (Thursday Market) , KANSAS CITY, 3*j--U. S, department o: agriculture-- JIOGS- 1.500; including SO direct; opened fairly active to shippers 250 Ibs. down; around steady with Wednesday's average: .latter very slow; big packers Inactive; talk- inp weak to lower: top S10.50; good to choice 170 to '250 Ibs. mostly 510.40S10.50; better .grade 140 to 160 Ibs. $10.251:110.45; no heavies sold; sows mostly 59.15^9.40; few 59.50. · C'ATTU; 1.500; calves 500; fed steers fairly active; unevenly steady to 25c higher; other killing classes of cattle fully steady, veal- ers steady to strong; stockers and feeders unchanged; good to choice 1305 Ib. steers S9.60; best light weight steers J9.23; bulk desirable steers upward from $7.75; four loads 696 !b. Kcw Mextcos $7.25; choice 907 Ib. .heifers $8.15; butcher cows S5S"5.S5; low cutters and cutters 53,50®-!.75; selected vealers 59. SHEEP 3,500; including 150 through; slow, early sales fed Iambs weak to 15c lower; o2d -ots sheep about steady; small lots choice red lambs $10.50: early sales load lots 510 10.25; clippers 58.25. SOUTH ST. TALI, LIVESTOCK (Thursday Market) EOUTH ST. PAUL, VII--V- S. department of aerlculturp-- CATTLE 3,000; less active, mopt clasfes opening aboxit steady; undertone easier on fed ·leer.": few medium to good yearling Kteera $6.85:5.8; best beeves held above ?8-50; medium to good heifers $6.35^7.50; NUMSKUU* DEAR NOAH= MUST I TAKE! MY DOG TO THE. TAILOR. TO HAVE HIM RETAILED? , IOWA. DEAR NOAH= WHEN THE. MOON SHINES., IS IT READY TO DRJNK. ? DEAR NCAH=W?ESEASONED TROOPS THOSE. THAT #, HAVE BEEN MUSTE.REDIK, BY THE. OFFICIALS ANC PEPPERED BYTHE ENEW Hides Quotations Furnished by Wolf Bros., Inc., 308 Fifth Street'Southwest. Horsefades 53.00 ·GREEN BEEF HIDES Op to 24 Ibs -- , -25 to 45 IDS ,,....-.,.....Horo than 60 IbJ. ...- fc Bull hides ..._..-- So ·Cured hides half cent more a. pound. (On above prices a cent higher to wholesale dealers ID wholesale lots.) WOOL HIABKET. (Thursday Market) BOSTON, (JP)--U. S. department of agri culture- Actual business on domestic wools in Bos ton was very limited. In only a few.instance were mills willing to take over wools tba were offered. Strictly combing 3i and blood grades of old clip Ohio fleeces moved at 3$ cents in the grease. New wools ot sim liar descriptions were offered for future de livery at 36-37 cents'in the grease. Quotation on average to good French combing lengtl fine territory wools centered around St cent; scoured basis- INVESTMENT TRUSTS By The Associated I'rew. Bid and askech Thursday: Corp Tr Sh 2.SO Corn Tr Sh AA Mod 3.35 Carp Tr Sh Accum Ser 2.66 Corp Tr Accum Ser Mod ., 3.38 Dividend Sh ; 1.73 Maryland Fund 19-76 Nationwide Sec ,. 4.47 Nationwide Sec Vtc 1.83 Nor Ainor Tr Sh 2.61 Nor Amer Tr Kn JSSo 3.42 Quarterly Jnc Sh 1.63 Selected Am Sh Inc 1.60 Super Corp Am Tr A ...... 3.78 U S El L P A 39.00 U S El L P B ............ 2.97 U S El L ft P Vtc 1.10 Stock List NKU' YORK STOCKS. (Thursday *J«al iliiututluiiH) ir Reduction 188 !t Loews VI Chem ilye 202 Maytag Vmn Can 12014 McKess Kob Sl'li Mid Cont Pet 54 Mont Ward Murray Corp Nash Natl Bis Nat Cash Rcc 82-i Nat Dairy ·19 Natl Dlst 654 Natl Pow Lt 22 N Y Cent 19'/i Nor Pac Oliver Farm J C Penney Penn R K Ptllllps Pet R C A Rep Steel Rey Tob K Sears Roe Shell Union 2 1 ..g Soc~Vac 2',B So Pac 101'- Stan Brands 21 S O Cal 20=1 S 0 Ind 2!i S 0 N J 14',i Stew Warn 79 Stone Web 36 studcbakcr 73 Swift fc Co 6^4 Tex Corp 29?a Tex Gulf Sul 151 .i Tim Roll Bear Un Carb Un Pac Unit Air Unit Corp Unit Drug U S Gypsum 8754 U S Rubber 49% U S Steel Warner Pix West El Mfg Wooiworth 38'.: 28=i 62 S 2751 80 !i 13 H 1311 108'/b 3K 2 36*1 69S 10% 2!) 16 112',1 -10S 22'1 Wrigley JO* 14!l 19 «: 20 Vi 35 27 »1 231k 31 H 3454 46 77 35% 17 '.i 12% 25 ':', 53 Vs. 67 ii 17',i 14% 37 Vi 16 'A 44% 38 « 66 22% 20 »1 11 35% 68 Vi 10214 33 »i 119 49=1 76VS CHICAGO STOCKS. (Thursday Finn! Quotations) lilies Service 471 Quaker Oats Hcilmann Br Co 12 \i Swift Co K£tz Drug 38U Swift Intl LJbby McNeil 10 Utility Ind Natl Leather ITa Zenith 129 21% 30% lit 18% ] ROFIT TAKING UPSETS STOCKS icattered Specialties Show Sharp Gains But Many Others Drop. NEW YORK, UK---Scattered spe- ialties registered sharp gains on elatively small dealings in Thursay's stock market, While profit taking appeared in other sections of he list. J. I. Case, near the start of the mal hour, was vip about 7 points and Columbian Carbon was ahead more than 3. Industrial news helped o maintain bullish sentiment for a umber of issues. Advances of as much as a point r so were shown by U. S. Industrial Ucohol, Greyhound, American Radi- tor, Consolidated Edison, North 4jnerican, Public Service of New ersey, Santa Fe, Delaware and Hudson, Southern Pacific and Pullman. Among losers, of 1 to 2 or more ere Bethlehem, Chrysler, Johns- Danville, Douglas Aircraft, Ldbby- Owens and Baldwin Locomotive pre- erred. The late tone was irregular. Transfers approximated 1,700,000 hares. The dollar was a bit firmer in relation to leading foreign currencies. Phelps Dodge and some of the Jier coppers steadied upon the report that the domestic price of the metal would be boosted Monday to cents a. pound. Supplementary List of Stock Quotations Supplied by LAMSON BKOTHEKS AND CO. Mason City Office In Bagley- Beck Bldg. Telephone No. 1 VOW JONES AVERAGES Inels. Bails Close 180.39 49.37 33.31 Total Sales 1,650,000 CHICAGO STOCKS Butler Bros 9"i Marshall Fields 17% Cord Corp 7', Walgreen Co 32?i Kalamazoo Stov CS MEW YORK CURB Am Gas Elec "S}! Hud B M t S 271i Am Cyanamid S 37 Humble oil Co 71 Am Su Pow Co 2% Lockheed 8 Ark Natl Gas A 6Ms Niag Hud Pow lOti G El A Jvfe Pennroad Corp 4% Eislcr Elec 3% S 0 Ky Co 18V4 El Bo: Share 23 ?s Un Gas Co 7?i Ford Mo of Can 251S -Un Li Pow Co 7 Ford Mo of Eng 8U Utll p £ Li Co 2 NEW YORK STOCKS Alaska Juneau 14'.i Hupp Motors 2 Allegheny 3% lotl Carriers 8% Am For Pow 8:-a Indust Rayon 34^ Am Cry SUE Co 21 Kelvinator Co 23? 8 A m C F y C o 33 »i Lambert Co 22% Am Pow Lt MS LeWgli Port Ce 20S Am Roll's Mills 30% Lorlllard 22% Am Ra £S Co 23% Mack Truck 35'~ Amer Tob Co 92% Mathieson Alk 32% 5=4 Armour C' Armour Co Pt All Ret Bel Hemingway Baldwin Loco BrlESs life Co Bendix Budd Sffg Co BVers A M Co . 57 H 28 5i McK Rob pfd McLellan Stores 13% Minn, Moline Im 11',i M K . T 8»i Mo Pac 3 Motor Products 44*5 No Amer 28% No Amer Avi 9?s Otis steel Co 1914 Caterpillar Trac 77 J A Owen 111 Glass 1587-a Cerro fle Pasco 55 Packard Motor 11*J Chea Ohio 53'A Park Utah Cop W CM Gt W Pfd 6% Plymouth 15% C M S P P pfd 414 Proc Gam 46V1 Com Solvents 20% Pullman 45% Cont Motor 3 Pure Oil Co 23U Durt-Wn Co A 17 Purity Bakery 13% Dist Corp Seag 22:-i Douglas Airc 6t*a Eastman 167% Eaton Mfg Co Elec Auto Lite Elec Pow Li Erie R R CO 41 H 14 l ,i 10 Vi Purity Bakery R K 0 Rem Rand 2: Reo Motors Simmons Co 31 So Calif Edison 2 Sperry Corp 20',i St G £ E Flre'ne Ti Ru 31% Tide Wa As Oil Foster-Wheeler 35% U S Ind Alch Freeport Tex 31 u S smelter Gen Am Trans 49 !i Utll P Li A Glidden Co 54^3 Vanadium Gobel 6H Un Gas Imp Gold Dust 19 Warren Bros Graham Paige 2-ia Worth'n Pump Gt Nor pfd 38 VI Yellow Truck Houston Oil 10'A Youngs S T Hudson Motor IS 1 ^ 1774 58 93'a Lamson Brothers Market Letter CHICA GO--Thursd a; Wheat--Liverpool was a little easier Thurs day morning and shortly after the openin reports of rain in certain points of the south west were received, which information cause moderate selling and declining prices. Th rains which were reported outside of the one In northwest Kansas were on the who] rather light. The Modern Miller says tha the dry weather reports are increasing fron the southwest and deterioration is indicate in the Oklahoma panhandle, southwest Kan sas and northern Texas. Field work. In th spring wheat area is still at a standstl owing to cold weather. Export sales of Can adian wheat placed at around "50,000. Th continent takings were limited. The rains i the southwest the past 24 hours have un doubtediy been beneficial but more genera precipitation is required to relieve the dr conditions which arc still present over vanou parts of the southwestern winter wheat bell Cnrn--There was more firmness agai Thursday with a mcderate renewal o£ buyln of May com by cash houses. Shipping sale, were in good volume and it was thought tha sales Thursday were made to distillers an millers as well as to industries. It was no ficfd »hat the futures had a good clement o buyers Thursday. l.Si 21.37 1.57 1.97 1,79 1.75 19.5O 3.07 1.23 Elizabeth Foell, 76, Rockwell, Succumbs ROCKWELL -- Miss Elizabeth Foell, 76, died Wednesday night at the local hospital. She had lived here practically all of her life. Recently she had been in failing health. A sister, Mrs. Kate Wood, lives here and a brother, Tom, in Owen township On County Committee. i OSAGE--Carl Field, former!} | chairman of the corn-hog commit tee for the county, has been name' chairman of the permanent Mitchel county soil conservation commit tee. Other members of the commit tee are Fred Langrock and Fran] Fox; Martin Fabricius. county agent, is the secretary and Laur Nelson is the treasurer, Melbourn Lewis is the alternate. Expect Roosevelt to Make Visit to Ottawa OTTAWA. f.T--The Canadian press said Thursday that it wa understood President Roosevel would visit Ottawa in June as th guest of Lord Tweedsmuir, the gov cmor-general EEAD THIS FIRST: Margalo Younger, an actress, Is ound mysteriously dead in the home f Dow Van Every, a collector of are jewels, shortly after Van Every as recounted the gruesome history f the famous Omden ruby to the ctress, whom he had just met, and Sary Maughan, an acquaintance. She had been wearing the huge ruby wing the historical account against fan Every's wishes, scoffing at his escription of the jewel as a "mur- cr stone." Tho doctor calls the po- ce when he finds it a case of mur- er, and explains the actress died rom a sharp ncedle-Uke instrument found at the base of the brain. Detective Keyes begins questioning 'an Every and Maughan, the only there in the room at the time of largalo's murder, when Joyce, Van Dvery's young niece, who lives with im, enters. Laura Randall, elder- y companion to Joyce, is brought In 3r questioning. Soon, the Japanese errant, tells of a Mr. Barnmore calling to see Van Every, in his ab- ence during the evening on import- nt business. Maughan, determined o help solve the murder, departs for largalo's apartment to talk with er maid. Margalo's maid tells Taughan that one of the dead wo- lan's most frequent callers has been Roy Barrimore. NOW GO ON WITH THE STORY) Curb Market NEW YORK, (.I 1 . 1 --Industrial specialties continued to work higher in the curb market Thursday while other groups milled around Jndeciscvely in a narrow range. Advances of'major fractions to more than a Point were shown by J. B. Stetson. Square *D" Co., Elgin National Watch find Psn American Airways. Shares holding unchanged to a small fraction either way of Wednesday's close ncluded Pioneer Gold, Wright Hargrcaves, American Gas. Electric Bond Share. Gulf Oil, International Petroleum, Cities .Service id Creole. Bond Market NEW YORK, trP)--The bond market was steady In light trading Thursday. Some treasuries and guaranteed loans vere as much as 2-32nds higher during the iecond hour, and scattered recessions of _-32nd to 2-32nds were in evidence. Home Owners Loan 3s were down 5-32nds at one Ime. In the domestic corporate list, the best advances were made by a few of the higher price rails. Utilities appeared mixed, al- houeh the changes were in a narrow range. Industrial loans, communications and non-ferrous metals were about steady, most of them being unchanged from yesterday. Foreign bonds were featured by support n German Central Agricultural bank 6s and German government 7s of 1949, each of vhich added around a point. Others were teady. Uncertainty In the development of a definite early trend of prices was attributed r. part to the action of the stock market which was a trifle irregular during the first two hours of trading, and there was an absence of either a strongly developed Wing or selling movements in bonds. Produce ..We ..16e ..13c ..13c MASON CITY--For Thursday Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse Eggs, current receipts Heavy hens, 4 Ibs. and over . Under 4 Ibs Cocks Merchants Quotations Eggs, in trade 15-16c* Eggs fresh 14-15c* Butter, Iowa State Brand 38c Butter, Corn Country 37c Butter, Kenyon's 3Tc Butter, Very Best 3Sc Kutter, Brookfield 37c Potatoes, peck 33c and 45c ·EDITOR'S NOTE--These repre sentative quotations were obtained by calling several grocery stores. CHICAGO PBODUCE (Thursday Market CHICAGO. f.'P) -- Butter 6,766. firn: creamery specials (93 score) 32@32}-st:: n tras (92) Slttc: extra firsts (90-91) Slyic firsts (88-S9) 3X@31Uc; standards (90 ceo trallzed carlots) SIVjC. Eggs 30,836. steady; extra firsts cars anc local 19c; fresh graded firsts local 38c, cars 18'^c: current receipts IT^c; storage packe extras 19-Tic; storage packed firsts 19He. Poultry--live, 2 cars. 35 trucks, unset tied; liens 5 Ibs. and less 22C, more than Ibs 21Hc- Leghorn hens lS%c; springs 2 iB^Tc; White Rock fryers 27C, Pis-mouth 26c colored 23c; Plymouth and White Hue broilers 26c. colored 25C, barebacus 2y@22c Leghorn 22c; roosters 16c; turkeys 20® 26c; heavy old ducks 19^c, heavy youn ducks 23c, small 17tec; geese 17C; caputjs 7 Ibs. up 2Sc, less than 7 Ibii. 27c. SEW YOBK PKO0CCE. (Thursday Market) NEW YORK, 3--Eggs 35,246, steady firm; mixed colors unchanged. Butter 11,592, firmer: creamery highe than extra 33VS®33c; extra (92 score) 32} @33c; firsts (90-91 scores) 32tt@32 : ;°; centralized (00 score) 32i.£%i32 ! Kc. Cheese 272,979, firm; prices unchanged. Live poultry steady to firm. By freigh Fowls 19£21Vic; othsr freight prices un changed. 1'RODUCE FtTURES. (Thursday Market) C H I C A G O , V/P?--Butter futures closed Storage standards November 26',ic; fres standards April 27-"Jic. Egg futures: storage packers first Apr! 19:ic; storage packed first May 19~ic; re frigerator standards October 21^c. GOVERNMENT BONDS. (Thursday Market) NEW YORK. (,P!--U. S. bonds closed: Treasury 4 Vis 47-52 118.1. Treasury 4s 44-54 112.23. Treasury 3%s 40-43 June 308.IS. Treasury 3Hs 43-47 108.6. Treasury 3,»s 16-49 105.19. Treasury 3s 51-55 104.4. Firemen extinguished a blaze i a Stacy Fruit company truck a Fifth street and South Federal ave nue late Wednesday afternoon. Th driver's pipe set fire to gasolin Science now knows everythin. except what makes the sun stay u tliere and little thinks like that-- Dubuqiie Telegraph-Herald. CHAPTER 13 "CAN YOU remember what night that Miss Younger and Mr. Barn- more talked about a ruby?" I aked he maid of the dead actress. "Must have been lately," said Mrs. 'copies. "And it was one night A'hen Mr. Barrimore had brought her home. I remember now, it was wo nights ago..They talked a while in here, and I came in with some hot chocolate. Miss Younger always ikes a cup before she goes to bed." 'Do you always wait up for her?" 'Not always, only when she tells me to. She told me not to tonight, )ut I did anyway--for a while at .east until I fell asleep." "What was said about the ruby that night--two nights ago?" "Not much. I only caught the tail end of it. Miss Younger was asking Mr. Barrimore to describe the ruby to her, and then I handed her the chocolate, and they were silent until I left the room." "Miss Younger said nothing more about it to you?" "Nothing." "The police will be here shortly, I suppose, Mrs. peoples. They were at Van Every's when I left. One thing before I go. Did Miss Younger have any enemies?" ·Not that I know of." 'Did she get any letters--which might have been threats?" 'Not that I know of. A telegram came for her in her absence--of course I haven't opened it." She pointed to a small table, with a top of curly smooth marble. On it, on a apis tray lay a yellow envelope. "We'll open this, Mrs. Peoples. And I'll take the responsibilty." The envelope fluttered to the rug. I was staring at words not knowing vhat they meant. Mrs. Peoples came over and looked at the note with me. For it was not a telegram, but uad been enclosed in a telegram envelope. The note was typewritten, and did not have salutation, address, or signature. YOU WILL GET NOWHERE SEARCHING FOR MARGALO YOUNGER'S MURDERER. Mrs. Peoples and I glanced at each other, then perused the note again. She was the first to speak. "You're going to ask me when this came. It was about 1:30, for I thought it was Miss Younger at the door, and that she had forgotten her key. I took the telegram in, signed for it, and laid it there on the tray. Then I went back to my room to wait some more. In a while I was sleepy so I drowsed off." One-thirty. After the murder had been committed. The murderer had probably dashed off the note on a tvpewriter, found a telegram envelope, and a boy to send the message. I picked up the envelope, and glanced at it. Yes, it was a regulation envelope, but the name and address were pasted inside the small, thin, transparent opening. This made it seem like a telegram. Indeed, I myself had been shocked when I had'opened it. I expected to see a bit of yellow paper in my hand. Instead my fingers had come out with a slip of white paper, folded neatly under the short, pert message. Public Utility and Industrial Stocks Quoted by A. M. Sehanke ana Company, Telephone 1300, Mason City. Bid and asked Thursday: Cent St El 6 pet pfd ($25 par) 12 Cent St El 7 pet pfd (S25 par) 14 Cent St P £ I. 7 pet pfd .... IS Cnaroplin F.ef la 7 pet pfd .. 75 Creamery Package com 25 Hearst Cons A 23!i Gco A Honucl A. pfd 98 Get) A Hormcl B pM ... 96 Geo A Hormel com ........ IS Interstate Power'6 pet pfd . 22 Interstate Power 7 pet pfd . 28 Iowa Electric Co 6% pet pf 50'.S Iowa Electric Co 7 pet pfd . 60 la El Lt Pow 6 pet pfd . mi Is El Lt Pow 6^~ pet pfd 72 la El Lt £ Pow 7 pet pfd .... 74 la Pow Lt 6 pet pfd PS la Pow Lt 7 pet pf(I 102 Ir, Public Serv 6 pet pfd .... 90!£ la Public Scrv 6-i pet pfd .. 92 IH Public Serv 7 pet pfd .... 9G la South Utll 6 pet pfd .... SSli la south Utll 6« pet pfd .. 61 la South Utll 7 pet pfd 66 Minnesota P L 6 pet pfd .. S2 Minnesota P I, 7 pet pfd .... 92 Northern St Power 6 pet pfd SO Nortliern St Power 7 pet pld 86 N W Bell Tel 6ii pet pfd .... 118 N W St Portland Cement 24 Rath Packing 6 pet pfd 98 Rath Packing 7 pet pfd 10» Sioux City G El 7 pet pfd S71S United I/t 4 nys 6 pet pfd .. 78 United Lt Rys 6.36 pet pfd 79 United Lt fc Rys 7 pet pfcj .. 87 Western Grocer pfd 83 Western Graccr com ~li 29% 51 I felt inside to be sure the address was pasted on. It was. The envelope must have been taken apart, and then put together again. It was addressed to "Miss Margalo Younger, 1009 Fifth avenue, New York City." "A regular boy brought it, at least I think he was. He had a cap "on, with a sign. They usually telephone messages here, but I supposed that at night, they sent telegrams instead. At least that's what I thought," Mrs. Peoples was saying. I put the envelope on the tray, with the note beside it. The police would want it. A good clew. Then bidding Mrs. Peoples goodby, I left. She wanted to go to the undertaking establishment, but I persuaded her to stay until the police came. The elevator boy came after a short wait, and I asked him whether he had at any time in the evening brought up a messenger boy to Miss Younger's apartment. He said he had not. No telegrams had come during the night. I believed him. Whoever the messenger boy was, I knew now that he had climbed 10 flights of stairs to get to Margate's apartment. The boy claimed, too, that no one could get in the apartment house at night after 12, except by ringing the front doorbell. Except folk who lived there. They had keys. The bell in the elevator buzzed, and a red light showed on the board. Someone %vas below. When we reached the street floor, Keyes was standing pressing the bell. His eyebrows went up as he saw me. "You, Maughan?" he said rather sarcastically. "Yes. I've been doing a little work on my own. There's a good clew waiting for you upstairs." "Remember I'll be seeing you at noon in my office," he said as the lift whizzed him and three of his fellows up out of sight. Things were a little straighter in my head as I walked away from the big white stone building. Roy Barri- more was assuming gigantic proportions. Also the ruby. But first I had better go home, get a bath, and an hour's sleep. I had two appointments: The one of which Keyeg had just reminded me, and a date at the Ritz with Joyce at 5. And when I reached the desk at the hotel, I was informed by the clerk that a Mr. Barrimore had phoned several times during the evening. The last message he had left was to the effect that he would call on me at 11. I waited until nearly 12 for Bar- rimore, then' impatiently started out for Keyes' office. I had tried to locate Barrimore when lie failed to call, but could not find him listed anywhere. Homer Keyes was not in when I arrived, but his stenographer ushered me into his private office, and I sat, looking out the window, for perhaps a half hour before he came That he was worn out I could readily see. From his looks he had not been able to snatch a moment of sleep. His eyes, though, reflected none of his fatigue. They were as blue, as stern as ever. "I've been waiting,"- I said, taking another cigaret. A boy brought in some sandwiches and coffee, and the detective invited me to join him. I refused the sandwiches because I had just had breakfast, but joined him in the coffee. Keyes drank his black; three cups of it. "Haven't had any sleep," he grumbled, munching a sandwich. When the tray was carried away, he took a big cigar from his pocket, and after I hac refused one just like it. slid it into his mouth, with no attempt at a light. "Now!" He settled himself more comfortably in his swivel chair. I waited for what he had to say. It came soon enough. "Maughan, I suggest you come clean with me." His eyes sought mine coldly. "What do you mean?" "I mean exactly what I say. Come clean with. me. You know more about this than you've said. You know who murdered Margalo Younger." Then I saw the paper he had brought in with him, and was now spreading on his desk--the paper I had avoided buying all morning. The blatant headlines screamed at me. I didn't want to see them, didn't want to know about them. He took other papers just like it from his pocket, and placed them all together so I could see them. I closed my eyes to shut out the black type, Margalo's name, the murder word. "Tell me one thing. Did you murder Margalo Younger?" His voice was ominous. "Keyes, you know I didn't. At least you should by this time. How, in the name of Heaven, could I have murdered Margalo Younger?" "Well, then, who did?" "I don't know and you don't either." "Why did you go up to her apartment after you left Van Every's?" "I went to talk lo the maid, Mrs. Peoples. You know I was a friend of Miss Younger's." "Yes, I know, but you're not a detective, and you have no right to meddle." "If I choose to meddle, it's my own business. The thing happened under my nose, and I intend to find out who did it." "Noble of you, Maughan," he laughed sarcastically, "but that's my job." "Mine, too, Keyes, now." "Still you are keeping something from roe. I feel It. I want to know what it is." "I'm keeping nothing." (TO BE CONTINUED) Fruit Varieties Total 386. RIVERSIDE, Cal., (UP)--California now boasts of 386 varieties ot citrus fruits, according to officials of the Citrus Experiment station of the University of California here. Chimes Not for Jazz. BERKELEY, Cal., (UP)--Charles C. Weikel, chime maater of the famous chimes in the Campanile on campus of the University of California has ruled that the chimes never will play "The Music Goes Round and Round." His nearest loncession to date on popular music las been "The Last Roundup." Heirloom Stolen in Scotland. EDINBURGH, (UP)--Edinburgh police are investigating the theft of an insignia of the baronets of Nova Scotia, stolen from the home of Sir Alexander Seton. The insignia -is of gold and is heavily embossed with French enamel. It has been an heirloom in the family for 273 years. LEGAL NOTICE 'OT1CE OP APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR STATE OF JOWA, » Cerro Gordo County, as. No. 4803 NOTICE IS HEKEEY G.IVEN, that the undersigned has been duly appointed and qualified as Executor of the Foreign Last Will and Testament of Lena Graebel, Deceased, late of Wausau, Marathon Co.. Wisconsin. All persons indebted to said estate arc requested to make Immediate payment: and those having claims against the same will present them, duly authenticated, to the undersigned for allowance, and file In tho office of the Clerk of the District Court. F. E. BACHHTJBER, Executor. E. W. SCHILLING, Attorney. Dated March 24th. 1936. S. H. KacPEAK. Clerk District Court. Ey Margaret Rlley, Deputy. AOTICE OF TirK ATWUAZr MEETING OF THE MASOX CITY CEMETERV ASSOCIATION To the Stockholders of the Mason Cit Cemetery Association: You are hereby notified that the regular annual meeting of the stockholders of the Mason City Cemetery Association will be held at the office of the Secretary In Mason City. Iowa, upon the 2nd day of May, 1936 at 7 o'clock P. M. RALPH S. STANBERY, Secretary. 100 10-1 92 94 93 fiO^ 63 r,s 84 »4 82 S3 120 25 100 102 S9S SO 81 S3 ?S S\i Steamer Sinks Twice. NAPA, Cal. (UP)--The river steamer Neptune has the distinction of having twice sunk. The last time 105 barrels of whisky had to be taken off before it could be floated LIVESTOCK AUCTION SATURDAY, APRIL 11 Have now consigned for our Saturday Sale around 400 cattle, among- which will be 75 head of good to choice 500 Ib. Hereford steers. Also -40 head of real good Hereford heifera, wt. 550 Ibs. These cattle are another shipment of those goodv western cattle direct to our Sale Barn and will be sorted into uniform loads and sold by weight. A real opportunity to get some choice grass cattle. We will have a big lot of butcher stuff and fat cattle in addition to the usual run of little native stock cattle. Have lots of cattle and stock pigs and bred sows. Can sell all you consign. Get your stock in early as all stock is sold as it comes into the barn. HORSE AND MULE AUCTION EVERY TUESDAY In our Sale this week receipts totaled 193 head. We had a good top end on our horses with Buyers' from several states in attendance. Top pair brought $472.50. Top single was 5225. The trade was active and strong. We will have 150 to 173 head in our auction next Tuesday, among which will be some real market horses. Consign your stock of any kind to our sales. We specialize in livestock. We invite you to our sales, either as Buyer or Seller. Marvel Sales Co. WEBSTER CITY, IOWA Seed Oats for Sale We have gopher seed oats all cleaned up and ready to sow. It is best early oats there is. Contains no barley; also late oats with very little wheat. Give us your order. CLEAR LAKE GRAIN CO. Clear Lake, Iowa Phone 23

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