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January 11, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 20

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20 THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 1943 FOTJR BABIES The Decatur County hospital yas quite an eventful spot lor 4 families on Christmas day. Four MASON CITY babies were born in the institution. Three of the babies were boys with only 1 girl to keep them company. NOW SHOWING fawM DON'T BE ONE OF THOSE TO SAY"I'M SORRY, BUT I MISSED SEEING A 6.1. AND HIS DC · fwttjs rot love ABomb Burst of Excitement in This Co-Hit I Always Continuous ShowineFrom 1:00 to 11-00 of" Two First Run Features T H E C O N S P I R A T O R S CECIL The Finest Theater--The Bireest Hits 3JMPPY DAYS STARTING THURSDAY TIETHRiUOfA UfillfllEfflOfflfl UfETimEOf THRILLS! MONTE2 5««M«t F05TEE $a* OAEIE Una* AUHHTTOH frank MdWGH Am MYTH DomMCOOK - Also LATEST NEWS CARTOON COMEDY SPOKTS SHORT ANOTHER - MUST - ON - YOUR - HIT - PARADE' HOG TRADING SLOW, LOWER Activity Declines After Active Open . Chicago, (£)_After a fairly active opening, the trade in hogs slowed, and the action in good and choice barrows and gilts scaling 190 pounds and over, which had been steady at the S14.75 ceiling, dropped 10 cents. Supplies were 27,000 head, including 12,000 direct to packers. (WFA)--Salable hogs 15 000- total 27,000; market opened fairly active with most good and choice barrows and gilts 190 Ibs. and over steady at $14.75 ceiling; later trade slow, mostly 10 cents lower with comparable hogs at 514.65; underweights scarce but weak to 25 lower; few good and choice 150-180 Ibs. $14-14.65; sows steady at $14 ceiling that class; good clearance. Salable cattle 6,000; total 6,000; salable calves 1,000; total 1,000- fed tseers and yearlings, including yearling heifers, slow, steady to weak, top $16.25 on weighty steers, some held higher; bulk $1315.75; best heifers around $15; cows weak to 25 lower, mostly weak; bulls strong to 25 higher; vealers firm at $15.50 down; canner and cutter cows S6.50-7.50; outstanding sausage hulls to $13.75; strictly good beef cows to §14 in load lots, odd lots to $14.50. Salable sheep 9,000; total 10 OCO; slaughter lambs fairly active opened steady; load lots good and choice fed wooled western lambs Midwest Livestock Trend Good Butchers-- 140-lio jbj 150-160 ibs ....... 160-170 Jbl 170-180 Ibs ..... .. 180-200 Ite. 200-220 Ibs ...... 220-240 Jbs 240-270 Ibs 270-Mo its 300-330 Ibs. . 330-360 Ibs. (THURSDAY'S PRICES) Albert Lea. Austin, Minn. Mi nn . steady Steady sinis a . ....... Good Packing Sows-'270-SOO Ibs 300-330 Ibs ...... ..; 330-360 Ibi. ..... . 360-400 ibs ...... ;:.. 400-450 Ibs. ..... ... J . 450-500 Ita. ...... 500-550 Ibs ..... .... $10.75 111.15 SI2.25 512.15 114.15 114,23 $14.25 S14.25 614.25 SU.10 SI 3.65 513.65 313.65 $13.65 S13.65 $13.65 Waterloo Steady $13.00 513,75 $14.15 514.25 S14.25 514.23 $14.25 $14.05 »14.05 $13.65 S13.65 $13.65 $13.65 $13.65 $13.65 Cedar ' Rapldj Steady $13.00 513,50 $14.10 SM.35 $14.30 m Compares Major Breaks Against Yanks By HAL BOYLE UP?" J?* Ieinm ' Js "- ", (Delayed), W -- German armies have made 2 major breaks ""-ough can 1! " es in this war-Rom- smash from Paid Pass in - ".-lSi% and vo" great winter drive be- Sinning last Dec. 16. -V s J " terestln « to note the simi- ENDS THURSDAY "Till We Meet Agoin" and. "Ever Since Venus" FRI. AND SAT. Fins--Donald Duck Cartoon A BLOCK BUSTER . . . of Thrills and Romance! Starts Thurs. Jan. 18 CECIL A ' PICT !!5l £ YOU ' LL - NEVER - FORGET! NO ADVANCE IN PRICES! - A - N - C - E To the Musical Gems .of __ BOBBERKEY Orchestra CBS Malek's Band Fri. Roy Groy SDK. Late Bus Every Fri.-gat. WAND NOW SHOWING Two Features First Time Shown in Mason .City LOVE vs THE UW!| HM iron ol q key trta triid ft 01;. ««»tt)itlnr...«i lofl la hn! (UAVoffi, NO MAN ALIVE . . . Could Onfshoot . . Onlride nr Onirljht Thi, Wildcat of the Pntrit. JOHNNY MACK BROWN is "LAW OF THE VALLEY" ·Kith RAYMOND HATTON ^··H Also "Zorro's Black Whip" $15.50 and $15.60, load good and choice lambs carrying a medium end $15.35 straight; medium and good lambs $14.25 to $14.85; deck good and choice yearling wethers steady at $13.60; 2 loads good and choice, mostly good grade western ewes barely steady at $7.75. Locol Livestock HOGS Steady MASON "TY-For Thursday S^S* "!K !!?«* · ""-WO Good light lights -- M" ......I.,, iJV-lUU f L £ . j a !!5tt? ··-··..-. iw-no 513.25 ""! 180-200 ----.- ..(,..,, ..5.1.0 zuu-zzu 514.25 Good med. wt. butchers .. 220-240 SU3i Good med. wt. -butchers .. 2M-270 S1423 Good med. wt. butchers .. 270-300 SU'lS Good med. wt butchers .. 300-330 S14 25 good meH. wt. butchers .. 330-360 514J5 Good sows ....'.'.i'."."'."/. jooilloS!!:!! Good sows 330-360 $13.63 2TMt fTM.! · - 360-400 SI 3.65 . 400-450 513.65 , 450-500 S13.65 Good CAtTtt" MASON CITY-For Thursday r~.* ^ -o Good steers and heueri .... Med- steer, and heifer, . . . . . l o l O O SoS F 1 *TM.*** "ellerj .... I 7.00- 9 00 Good to choice cows ........ S 9,00-10 « Med. cows ................... S 8.00- 9.00 m. COWS ...... Bologna culls, heavy Bologna bulls, ttediui, Cutters, heavy , , . . , · heavy fancy, select SHEEP MASON CITY--For Thursday Genuine IP. lamos. ga. to ch . sia.BO-lS " l a m b s ' bs ' racd ' to Ed ' S".00-12.50 I ewes, good to choice"' 11 5 t25- t%s . . $ .75-1.50 STEEL ISSUES ARE IN DEMAND Profit Taking Clouds Direction of Rails New York, (IP)--Buying of steels and other selected stocks brightened the market horizon Thursday notwithstanding the direction of rails and numerous industrials was clouded'by profit realizing While assorted climbers managed to add fractions to a point or so at new peaks since 1937 stumblers were plentiful after a lively opening. It was another session in which volume ran to around 2,000,000 shares although toward the close, irregularity In front most of the day were U. S. Steel, Bethlehem, Youngstown Sheet, Goodyear, Anaconda American Can, Westinghouse, International Telephone, Emerson Electric, Dow Chemical, Union Larbide, Farnsworth Television and Johns-Manville. Laggards included Santa Fe, Southern Pacific, Southern Railway, Great Northern, General Motors Chrysler, Montgomery Ward, Sears Hoe- buck, Douglas Aircraft and Du Pont. Railway bonds continued to push higher. GRAINS RALLY, THEN DECLINE Advance in Price Causes Profit Taking Chicago, (£)-- -Grain futures rallied from mid-session easiness to show substantial gains Thursday put the advance encouraged profit taking and the best prices failed to hold. At the finish wheat was Vs to 1 cent lower than Wednesday's close May $1-64. Corn was % lower to % higher, May $1.13%. Oats were unchanged to % higher, May 69% to 69%. R ye was off % to IV, May $1.15% to $1.16y 4 . Barley was up Vi to %, May ?1.17 Produce MASON CITY-For Thursday (Cash quotations by E. G. Morse) gggs, current receipts 3(j c Springs, heavy breeds . . 23c Leghorn springs, 2 Ibs. over 21c Heavy hens .. Hens, under 4 Cocks All No. 2 poultry, 3 e less Merchant Quotations Eggs, at retail Butter, Iowa State Brand Butter, Com Country Butter, Brookfield " Ibs. He sum- CHICAGO POTATOES CHICAGO CASH GBAIN (TbqrsSiy. Market) CDJMJ-O. (Pi--tia cash wheat Com: No. 3 yellow S!.I4'A: No 4 low 51.0954Wi.lB*-..- No. 5 yellow'$1.0 sample grade yellow 83Vi396V'*c Oats: No. 1 mixed ette. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Thursday No. 2 white oats, 32 IBS 7 0 c No. 2 shelled corn, old $1 02 Wo. 2 shelled corn, new 96Vic CHICAGO CHAIN CLOSE Chicago, fjp)-- WHEAT- His h Lo w Ciosc *"' 1.55 1.64 1 ti , rivals 56; on . F. A.)_p o tatoes- Ar 100- total u CHICAGO PRODUCE . (Tborsdij- Market) .,?,,"*"· W--Butter, firm. .43,33-!. Market unchanged. J^'J^i.. 13 ^^"^: "- s. Receipts CHICAGO POOLTRI (Tlorsdaj- Market) . i . 57 i, 4 ] 37 1.551, , . .. 1.1BA 1.13Vi I.ISV. 1.1M4 l.HVi DANCE RUDD, IOWA Saturday, Jan. 13 Music by MAC AND HIS TRUCKERS ESTIMATED LIVESTOCK BECEIPTg (Thursday M»rket Chic.jo, (n-- (W. F. A.)--OHIciallv t, timaled M ! a bl e livestock: rc«ipu for FrN d^y: Hogs 12,000; cattle z,OM: ,h« p «;. NEW TORK PEODLCE (Thurtlsay 3I«rb e t) 20.509: firm. Cur- at^'lUng 6 "- 365 '' firm ' PriCK "n^a.ged 4SMJ04. Nominal. y 0 ,i,, ota ti on s, Hides and Wool Calves. E i). i o from 15 'Jbs. up 15 Ibs. dou-n H °"°"j*a \":::::::::;::" ig'Js NO RESPECT rSZrM- fir ?? ien get no rest rom fightmg fires even though » e £- are .u a11 dressed U P" and at- TM£ ng .J? ar TM eew y dance. Last , ) 1 a z - to ext ""guish a was the 3rd fire n * launched with Teutonic thoroughness in each case, and how close each game to its ambitious goal-to divide a n d destroy opposing American and British forces. In each case o n l y desperate last ditch firttinr and the thinly arrival of reserves a f t e r long forced inarches saved American troops from beinp engulfed and cut to pieces. Both times brilliant German commanders slashed through the weakest point in the long Yank lines. In February, 1942, Rommel foresaw that all German troops left in Africa would be bottled up between the British 1st army and American 2nd corps to the west ana Montgomery's pursuing 8th army which was pushing up from the south toward the Mareth line. Hoping to deal with these enemies 1 at a time, he broke his panzers from Paid Pass through the weakest point in the American lines, buttered thin over a wide area. Two. battalions of the 34th infantry division holding positions on 2 hills outside the pass delayed the Germans precious hours until reinforcements could be moned. After sweeping over these 2 battalions, taking hundreds of prisoners, Rommel's panzers drove on 60 miles through Sbeitla and Kas- serine gap until halted at Thala by British tanks and American artillery of the 9th infantry division whfch made a 740 m i l e march through winter storms to arrive in the nick of time.' Another German column swinging around in a pincers from the south had taken Gafsa Feriana and Thelepte. Alarmed by the losses and Montgomery's rapid drive toward the ' Mareth line, Rommel reluctantly had to pull back his battered panzers without achieving either of his 2 greatest goals. These goals had been, first, to seize American headquarters near Thebessa and all its supplies and, 2nd, to swing northward through Thala behind the rear o£ the British first army, capture the great allied base at Constantin and perhaps even thrust west and take Algiers itself, supreme headquarters of the allied forces in Africa. Von Hundstedt, like Rommel was under pressure 'from the south when he attacked. But this time it was from Patton instead of Montgomery. He picked for his attack the Schnee Eifel plateau in the center of an 88 mile line held by only 3 American divisions 2 of them crippled. Two infantry units delayed him in a gallant stand, but eventually were surrounded and von Ru:\d- stedt's panzers rampaged' 50 miles through the American lines before 2nd armored division · tankmen cracked into them beadon, just 3 miles short of their Meuse river goal, and bashed them back 10 miles. By -that narrow margin did the American armies-escape being cut in half. Von Rundstedt drove his tanks within 2% miles of the American first army headquarters--far closer than Rommel got to American 2nd corps headquarters at Thebessa. And he got within 500 yards of an American dump containing millions of gallons of gasoline which the Germans badly needed to fuel their drive. Had it not been for Ernie Harmon and his tankmen at Celles the German Thala of the Tunisian breakthrough -- Von Rundstedt might have seized enough supplies to go on toward his other goals- north to Liege, which can be compared to Rommel's push toward Constantin, and then to Antwerp and later perhaps Paris, the Algiers of this nazi drive. One thing Rommel did achieve. He didn't take Thebessa, Constantin or Algiers, but he did upset allied plans and delayed for 2 months a pending allied offensive thus prolonging the end of the African campaign until May -19 1943. It remains to be seen whether von Rundstedt has had similar success in this direction. Certainly he did succeed in throwing al- at the controls, Zerbe and Sies re moved the whining charge, opened the transport door, and pushed i overboard. There was a loud ex plosion. .. They had just taken their sta ^°i^ a?ain When the 8 round "dio called urgently. All of them heard the voice say: "Mistake made on previou message. Drop defective depth The first wine growers in Aus- Death Notices " 1 ttry. The Patterson funeral home in lied armies month. off balance for a Hansen. Fertile -- U G 2NEVA_Mrs. B. D. Hunt was :tp be hostess Wednesday to the Geneva Cemetery Aid .society i «°?l tel J~ Mrs - H " F - Borcherding eft Monday for Onalaska, YVis to vis.t her daughter, Mrs. Alvin Milton hospifal at Mason Rake--Leonard Schneider of AI- tura, Minn., visited at the J T Haugen home. ' ' M Fer £l£~7 I *i rs - Henry Lundt an J Mrs. Ethel Lundt of Palermo, N ?n,KT V1Slt £ d at the home ot Mr. and Mrs. Hans Johnson. ,,? ake T^ !vin Hau Sen, who left . L veek fpr the nav y is stationed at Memphis, Tenn Gooflell--Mrs. Theressa Dunham ot Saskatchewan, Can., is visiting her niece, Mrs. Arthur Ruka. Lyle, Mtnn. _ Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Anderson of Carpenter was a recent guest at the Anton Anderson home. Crew in Cargo Plane Heard Buzzing Come From Depth Charge i V ' « i?P Air Force Headquarters, North Burma, Jan 9 _ (Delayed)-- (if)-- Crew members oE a combat cargo plane flying over the Himalayan hump from India to Lnma recently heard a buzzing noise coming from the cargo cabin Pilot J. E. Zerbe, Valley View Pa., who had the plane at 10,000 feet, sent Radio Operator Cpl Gilbert Sies, Staunton, III., to investigate. Sies reported that a depth charge, part of the cargo of 'njnjunition, was "buzzing like Co-Pilot C. W. Wages of Kansas City, Kans., took the controls while Zerbe investigated The pilot returned, white-faced and quickly called home base, asking what to do. A brief message back said: Mo worry about. Depth charge can't go off." In the cabin the buzzing grew louder. The three men made a quick decision. With Wages still Cord WE wish to t- * ^ f " ends a "l nelghborj for the Bev o M I ? ' « ' ^ ny 'tanks to the Mr. Karl Haiku and family. - 19 »· Am- Funerol Director 3 m *JSSSL~Jfe^L "S^I^rS?»"*5 t! PATTERSON Funeral Home. Knows foi 1 ** ** North Personals WANTED--2 riders. Driving to Los An- LLdi '° ur Spencer Corzetlere for your 108 N. Madison. Ph. 5114-W. Lost, Found Ph - LOST--Sheafier and Parker Peru In blue zipper bag. Reward. Ph. 2172-w alter u p. m. . LOST OR STRAYED--3 cattle from Me- j Dermott_ pasture. % c-L east, ft mi. :levator. .Call or uotity LOST--I gold wrist'walch band with pic- ,-iS r ? m walch case - Reward. Ph. 55S-J. LOST OR STRAyED-Te ^ H Money to Loan -ash For Home Repairs -ost $5.00 Per Hundred Per Year Insulation--Furnace. 3S Months to Repay PERSONAL LOAN DEFT. First National Bank "The Logical Place to Borrow'* / J. R. DORSEY AUCTIONEER Phone 2592 Closing Out Auction . r - _ MONDAY, JANUARY 15 SALE TO START AT 12130 P.M. 1 3 -- HEAD OF LIVESTOCK -- 1 3 5 HEAD OF CATTLE-2 Brown Swiss second-calf heif- STSSf^Ti 2RRed s \ OI ^ oin -"--Swwtai 10 rresuen soon, 1 Brown Swiss bull, 12 months old. 2 HEAD OF HORSES-Smooth mouth 6 FEEDING SHOATS-Weight about 170 Ibs 100 -- GOOD WHITE ROCK PULLETS -- 100 FARM MACHINERY 4.for? 01 ^^v;Sf 0 jTM^^ o: S^ 1 ,Jr 1 L£'TM 1 '- »»« fit «i «,«. ^·"iffiTasiag li^H'rr"" -·ssr'Siiffis ..st icicner, »na other articles too numerous to mention ,,,.,, E. W. KIMBA1L B. A. Keemtsma. Anct. -- Clear lake Bank Trust Co.. Clerk PUBLIC SALE of Holstein COWS I,t W lI!v SC *!I m y ientirelh , e ' d f Holstein cows ot public sole B f« n°H e M/ d 2 .r llw s ° Luth and * mi(es «» «5 Bntt, and 27 2 miles south and 2 miles west of Duncan, on -Tuesday, Jan. 16 To stort at 1:30 o'clock 16 MILK COWS-- 13 are just fresh and 3 Jo freshen soon. Pure bred Polled Hereford bull, coming 2 years old. This is a high producing herd and all are younq cows. · " . JO SPOTTED POLAND CHINA BftOOD SOWS -- Bred to farrow in March. These are very good sows. M «CORMICK:DEERING MILKING MACHINE, double unit, stainless steei pail Cooling tank. 10 TONS ALFALFA HAY in barn 50 TONS OF SILAGE. 15-30 McCORMICK-DEERING TRACTOR McCORMICK-DEERING 10 FT POWER GRAIN BINDER. 10x16, 4-pen hog barn, nearly new. TERMS: CASH Vincent Kopacek, Prop. B. A.Jttemtsma, Auctioneer first State Bank, Britt, Clerk M V; li

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