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14 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 23 1931 HOG VALUES SLUMP UNDER LARGE RUN WEAKNESS SEEN IN BO VINE MART Sellers Make Brave Attempt . to Hold Sheep Prices . Steady. "CHICAGO, March 23. OF) -- Hog values slumped another 10-15c as the largest rim In month turned up hi the local yards. Estimated at 57,000, receipts here included 18,000 for- wanje_d direct to \ packers on thru billing and were supplemented by 2,000 stale hogs. Aggregate offerings in the principal markets. However, were 25,000. Short of the number marketed a week ago. .Initial bids wem sharply lower and. the 58 hog was almost SUD- mergred, $7.85 and 57.90 being- com- jnonly offered for strictly choice 170 to 200 pound'animals, with an ?8 geak for a-select load. , -Weakness pervaded the cattle jtfarhet. Liberal receipts here with no corresponding' improvement in fresh meat demand left packers no alternative other than to discourage the marketing of cattle by holding down prices. Only one car out of the wHole TOO..of 21,000 was consigned direct.. Calf- receipts, estimated at 2^500, furnished an ample supply for trade needs. With receipts of sheep and lambs in line with a week ago and a year ago, sellers made a brave attempt to hold .prices. stationary. Packers had 4,100.lambs billed from outside points.and. used them as a cushion to absorb.the.force of demands for firm prices Hogs closed fairly .active and around IOC lower. Cattle finished mostly steady on tet- ter grades, · others ' 23c off. Sheep closed weak and tending .lower.- · . .yearlings about steady, bidding lower on matured steers; she stock weak to 2sc off; hulls easier; vealers firm: stackers .and feeders wealc to shade lower; good light mixed yearlings $8.25; some held higher; bulk salable around f7@S; scatter*! sales heifers $7.50 down; moat cowa $4@i; practical vealer top $7.50; medium bulls largely $4 down; choice light stockera $8.50. HOGS 8,500, 125 billed thru; slow to shippers; early sales around 150-180 Ibs. steady, mostly $7.50; top; bidding $7®7.25 for 200260 Ib. averages; 10-15C lower; packing «ows Uttle changed, matuly 56.25Q6.50; rough throwouts around $6.10. SHEEP 6;500, nothing done; talking 50c lower for light wooled lambs or. arouod 58.50 down; more' off on heavy weights; three loads fed clipped ewes salable around $4.29 KANSAS' CITY LIVESTOCK. KANSAS CITY, March. 23. UP)--U..S. department of agriculture-- IIOOS 5,000; 1,000 dlrect;-^«low to lOc lower; good and choice 140-160 Ib3. $7.10® 7.60; 160-180 IDS. $7.20©7.75; 180-200 Ibs; $7.35®7.75: 200-220 Ibs. $7.40@7.75; 220250 Ibs. S7.3007.70; 250-290 Ibs. $7.15fa 7.50; 280-350 Ibs. .$7S7.25; packing sow? 275-500 Ibs. $6.25@6.75; slock pigs, good and choice 70-130 Ibs. $6 85©7.50. CATTLE 16,000; calves 2,000; most klU- Ing classes slow, tending lower; stockers and feeders fully, steady. Steers, good am choice 600-SOO Ibs. $7.75@10.25; 800-1100 Ibs. $7.75®10.25: 1100-1300 Ibs. $7.75® 10.25; 1300-1500 Ibj. $7.75SMO: common and medium 600 Ibs. up $5.25@7.75; heifers good and choice 550-850 Ibs. $6.75®9; com mon and medium 550-850 Ib3. $4.2536.75 cows, good and choice $4.75®6.25; common and medium 544.7S; low. cutter and cut ter $2.75@4; vealers (milk led) medium to choice $5@8; cull and common S3.50@5 stocker and feeder steers, good and choice (all weights) SB.75E8: common, and medium (all weights), $i.25®6.75._ SHEEP 21,000:* practically nothing sol early' bidding around 50c -lower for woolei Iambs: best held around $8.75. Lambs, good and cholco 90 Ibs. down $8@S.75: --«»»· BO Ibs. down $7^8; common, all - - SJS.25®7; medium to choice 91-100 Ibs. $7® 8.60: owes, medium to choice 150 Ibs S3.25@4.75. MVESTOCK FORECAST. CHICAGO. March 23. mated receipts tomorrow: hogs,- 21,000; sheep. 17,000. Cattle, down .1 estl- 7,000: Representative Sales CHICAGO, March 23. un--Representative B aS?M selected by the U. S. department oj agriculture- Local Hogs MASON CITY, March 23.--Best sorted lights, 180 to 230 Jbs., 57.20 best medium weight butchers, 240 to 260 Iba., ?6.90; hest heavy butchers, 270 to 300 Ibs., 56.70; best prime heavy butchers, 310 to 350 Ibs., 56.50; best packing, sows, 300 to 350 Ibs., $5.80; best h'eavy sows, 360 to 400 Ibs., $5.60. Heavy-48 386 38 352 43 315 51 282 61 269 56 257 Mediums-- G.30 6.S5 7.05 7.20 7.30 7.40 ;: '.. - CHICAGO MVESTOCK ''' CHICAGO, March 23^ UP--United States '\ department of aertculture-^ ·'; HOGS 57,000 Including 18.000 direct; Jalr- ,' ly. active around lOc lower Ulan Friday's i average; bulk desirable 140-200 Ib. averages r 57.75@8.00; top 58.10; most 230-250 Ibs. )'.. 57.40@7.75: 280-325 Ibs. 57.00®7.35; bulk pigs 57.25@7.75; sovra scarce, bulk $6.3588 is 8.'«0;' light llsrits good and choice 140-180 E Ibs. $7.7508.00; llgbt weight 160-200 Ibs. ,1 *7.80®B.10; medium weight 200-250 Ibs. " 57.35®7.85; heavy weight 250-350 Ibs. (6.90 jl i '/S7.50; packing BOWB medium and. good 276- £!;,..--EOO-lbiv, |6.25@6.75r slaughter _ pi go good ·nd choice 100-130 Ibs. S7.25S7.75. ·OATTHV21,000; calves 2,500; fed steers mid ·yearlings opening slow; 2Sc lower;, some bldi off as much as BOc; largely oteer and one -stock run; practically everything being killer flesh; early top fed steers $10.50; not Smich here of value to . sell above '$10.00; most other killing classes steady; slaughter catUe and vealers,. steers good and choice 00-900 Ibs. $8-50lfpl0.7B.- 900-1100 Ibs. S8.50 ©10.75; 1100-1300-Ibs. S8.5.0@10.75; 13001500 Ibs. S8.508ilO.75; common and medium 600-1300.Iba. $6.25©8.50; heifers, good and choice GSO-850 Ibs. I7.2®0.25; common and medium $5-50@7.75;. .cows, good and choice 55.0006.50; common and medium S1.0®5.00; low cutter and cutter-53.00o 4.25; bulls (yearling:! excluded) good and choice (beef) $4.25@5.75;. cutter to medium S3.7S04.75; vealers (mlllc · led) good and choice ·?d.50@9.00; medium S5.50©6.50; ,cul arid-common $4.50@5.50; stocker and feeder cattle,- steers good and choice CQO-1050 Ibs $7.50®8.75; common .and medium S5.50£ T.SO. . · · SKEEP 22,000; few sales steady to out Elders; packers bidding 25o and more lower choice wooled lambg 99.25; several loads clip pers $7.5088.35; fat ewea gi.00®5.00 slaughter sheep and lambs, lambs SO. Ibs down good .and choice $8.75®9.35; medium $8.00@8.75; 61-100 Ibs. - raedlum to choice £7.o"0@9.15: all weights common $6.25@ £.00; ewes 90-150 Ibs. medium to choice 53.50 @5.00; all welghte cull and common 52.00® 4.00; feeding lambn 60-75 Ibs. good and choice .57.65@8.25. . SOUTH ST. PAUL UVESTOCK 'SOOTH · ST. PAUL, March 23. United States department of agricultun CATTLE 4,600; steers and yearlings In liberal supply; general undertone 25a more lower; run includes eight cars heavy ·led Montana steers; thue considered salable around 59.25; bulk all weights '6.5008.50; little change on fat sne stock; others'steady; hulk weak to 25c lower; feeders and stackers In moderate supply, fully steady; bulk stackers $5.23S'8.50: well bred light weights to J7.50; calves 2,200; good gradca 55.AO@ C.OO: choice kinds J7.50@8.00. HOGS 8,500; 10®15= lower than Saturday's average; 'Setter 1EO-250 Ib. weights S7.25@7.50; top S7.50; good to choice 250325 Ib. weights 58.75@7.25; 100 to 160 Ib. average!) mostly 57.50; sows $6.00; few packing sows 56.25. SHEEP 6,000; early bids on fed westerai Iambs and around 58.23 or weak to SOc lower than Friday; asking 58.75 and better; 10 cars on thru billing. OMAHA UVESTOCK OMAHA, March 23. UD--United States department of agriculture-"HOGS 15.500; 189 direct; slow; shipping demand narrow: early sales limited to medium and light hogs; mostly 150-2IC lower; . 380-210 Ibs. 57.2S@7.40: top $7.40'on 170380 Ib. lights; packers talking sharply lower on heavier, butchers: packing sows S6.15 @8.35; average cost Saturday 57.18: weight S63: for the week 'S7.16; weight 268. CATTLE 8,500; 500 calves; fed-steers and yearllnsa opening slow, weak; light yearlings, mixed yearlings and good weighty steers .about steady to shippers; light heifers steady, other she stock alow, weak; bulls and vealers steady to weak; stackers and - feeders steady: fed steers and yearlings mostly 57.COS?8.50; few loads of weighty steers and medium weights 58.75®0.35; Jielfera mostly 56.2507.75; bulk beet cows I4.2igi5.25: cutter grades 53.00®3;75; medium bulU «.75®4.00; odd head S4.10®4.25; practical top vealers S7.BO; odd head to Independents 58.00(98.50; stacker and feeder ·teers $7.0008.00; few loads yearlings 58.25 57 15 59 63 37 43 Native 217 96 129 88 123 116 104 113 68 145 83 45 48 · . 30 Steers- 15 15 14, 21 .; 13 28 23 21 20 ' 27 39 18 246 231 226 217 212 204 Lambs-- £0 83 '88 79 C2 93 85 100 105 72 77 98 65 55 57 67 63 60 66 58 Light Lights-- 4g 158 86 MS 61 141 27 331 196 188 181 174 163 162 7.45 7.55 7.60 7.7il 7.S5 7.95 SHEEP. Westerns-- S'.IO S.10 8.00 7.90 7.8S 8.00 7.00 7.85 7.80 9.25 8.S5 6.63 8.60 8-51' 8.40 8.35 87 89 450 210 430 700 88 200 102 Fat Ewes-152 112 36 118 180 121 130 1225 1500 1008 1108 1584 I04S 1040 696 1009 1010 930 812 8.00 7.75 7.51) 7.00 6.50 6.00 CATTLE. Helfere-- 41 672 40 577 28 883 40 782 51 837 Cows -11 1330 10 1180 20 1040 8 010 10.fiO 10.25 10.00 9.75 9.60 D.2S S.7S 8.3.1 8.15 7.50 7.00 6.50 S.S5 8.65 8.H 8.25 8.25 B.Ufl 4.75 4.50 4.25 4.00 9.00 8.75 7.00 7.40 7.00 6.00 5.40 4.25 3.25 Hog Markets By THE ASSOCIATED I'KESS Hog prices at Iowa markets Monday: CEDAB RAHDS--Prime hogs: Mediums ;6.95®7.10; heavies S,B.65@6.85; lights $6.05 ®7.10; packers ?5.45©6.05. DES MOINES-T-4,900; lOc lower; prime lights S6.8557.25; · prime mediums J6.75ST 7.20; prime heavies $0.30{j6.90; good pack ers S5.50S8.10. OTTUMWA--So lower; 320-150 Ibs. 55.10 150-175 'Ibs. J8.70: 175-228 Ibs. S7.05; 220 280 Ibs. $6.90; 280-300. KM. $6.60; 300-350 Ibs. $6.30; over 350 Ibs. $6; good packei S5.G5; fair packers 54.65. · WATERLOO--Prime hogs, 180-220 Ibs $8.BO67.10; 220-240 Ibs. J.6.7007; 240-2S Ibs. $e.45@6.75; 280-320 Ibs. 58.20©6.35 320-350 Ibs. 56.1013)6.45; eood packers 5 (36. "SHEEP 24,000; Iambs opening- around 25c lower; sheep and feeders, steady; early sales fed wooled iambs 90-107 Ibs. $8.25®8.50; early top $8.75; best ewes $5.00: feeding Iambs $7.85@8.25; mixed fat and feeders UP to $8.50. SIOUX CITY LTVESTOrK. SIOUX CITY, March 23.' Vn--U. S. partment of agriculture-CATTLE 2,500, calves 300; slow. WHEAT PLUNGES DOWN 11 CENTS Selling in Chicago Largely Against Purchases at Winnipeg. CHICAGO, March 23. UP)-rWith raders actively operating on as- umptlons that to get an adequate export outlet for the 1931 crop, Jnited States wheat prices would have to undercut .the Winnipeg market,- wheat plunged down here oday more than 11 cents a bushel m some cases. .''Selling in Chicago was- largely against purchases at Winnipeg. The downturns of Chicago quotations went below any witnessed since 1895, when July wheat sold at 50%, the bottommost evel ever touched since trading in monthly future delivery contracts was first adopted. -May wheat old finished' at 81%c;-com closed 1@1%C lower; oats %3i4c down, and provisions unchanged to 5c decline. Formal announcement by the United States arm board that price stabilization opera- lona In this country would not be extended o the 1031 domestic crop was. the Immed- ate occasion of severe breaks which took Place In prices today. Little rallying power was ahown, and the market closed unsteady at almost the lowest figures touched, rang- ng I rom a shade to 2% cents down except or June delivery which finished 9 cents oft. In later dealings, June delivery of wheat, n which, however, business -was slight, coU apsed to 65 cents, a drop of 11 cents under Saturday's close. Corn for May delivery reached 62 ii cents, outgoing the 1831 low ecord, heretofore 62Mc. Primary receipts oday, both, of wheat and corn, were huge, espectlvely 1,337,000 and 1,264,000 bushels, much exceeding the totals either a week or a year ago. CHICAGO CASH GRAIN. CHICAGO, March 23. .1)--Wheat No. 2 ed 78@785ic; No. 1 hard 79Vic; No. 1 yel- ow hard 79c; No. 2 hard 79c; No. 4 north- m spring 74c; No. 1 mixed 77V4@78VSc; To. 2 mixed 77^ c. JCom No. 2 mixed 60V4c; No. 3 mixed 59 F60c; No. 4 mixed 57^i{J5iiyc;' No. 5 lixed 55?!c: No. 1 yellow (old) We; No. 2 ellow 60@62c; No. 2 yellow (oid) 64c; No. yellow 5SV£@Slc; No. 4 yellow 56V4"59c; To. 5 yellow 56®57!4c; No. 2 white 60*. P6H4c; No. 3 white 59«@60c; No. 4 hlte 59V4C. Oa!s No. 1 white 31 «c; No. 2 white 314 %c; No. 3 white 31c. t Timothy seed S8.25J?8.75. Clover seed $11.75(8)19-25. Lard $8; ribs 511; bellies $11. N COMBINED IIOQ RECEIPTS. DES MOINES, March 23. Wl--U. B. de partment of agriculture-: Combined hog receipts at 23 eoncentratio yards and T packing plants located In in terlor Iowa, and southern Minnesota fa the 48 hour period ended at 10 a. m. toda were 42,300, compared with 46,800 a we« ago. Mostly lOc lower; marketing very alo at the decline; bulk of 170-230 Ib. weigh ST.10{?7.35: a few 1SO-2IO Ib. weigh J7.45; 240-290 Ib. averages mostly 56.Z5I 7.15; hip weight butchers down to ifl.35. Quotations for good and choice: Llgl lights, 140-160 Ibs. $6.6007.30; llg weights 160-180 Ibs. $7@7.40; 180-200 Ib $7.1007.46; medium -weights 200-220 Ib S7.10fi7.45: 220-250 Ibs. $6.75«?-7.35: heavj ·weights, 250-290 Ibs. S8.60W7.10; 2BO-35 Ibs. S6.3S5TS.S5: pigs 100-130 Ibs., blank. Good packing sows 275-350 Ibs. S5.75 6.25: 350-425 Ibs. $5.5005.75; 425-550 Ib S5.25®5.60. noo PBTDIIES CHICAGO. March 23. (.T)--Hog future Bidding $7.75 for light hogs, S7.40 for me lums and $7.00 for heavies to arrive tomo row: LIGHTS-April -8.50 May 8.50 Sept 9.25 MEDIUMS-April 8.50 May 8.50 8. Sept 8.00 HEAVIES-- May 7. 8. MISCELLANEOUS TOTATO MARKET CHICAGO, llarcli 23. (m-- United -Slat department of agriculture--· Potatoes 237:-on track 320; total U. shipments Saturday 1,332; Sunday 31; wca er; few galea; trading alow; sacked per cw Wisconsin round whites $1.60®1.75; Ida nu.iets No. 1, {1.65011775; few beat fl.a commercials mostly $1.60: No. 2, $1.50 1.55; Colorado red McClurcs $2.]2',i. STORK SXWAH. NEW YORK, March 23. im-- Raw Bug] unchanged at 3.SOc. Haw futures at m( day 1 to 2 points net higher. Refined un changed at 4.35c. LET US EXECUTE YOUR ORDERS for listed or unlisted SECURITIES on any Stock Exchange Investment. Department FIRST NATIONAL BANK Muon City - HAY MABKET CHICAGO, March 23. OT--Hay--Ilecelp 17 cars; timothy mixed S1319; clover 018: mixed hay JI2@17; alfalfa cholc Not. i an.l 3 t (1S3I24. HrrNNBAFOI.I.S FLOUR. MINNEAPOLIS, March 23. I.TJ--Flour 2.' lover; In carload lots, family paten diiotcd S4.85ff-i.05 a barrel In 03 Ib. cotto fiacktt. Shipments 28,371. Bran $10.50^211 standard jnlddHngs £19$?1D.5Q. TOLEDO HEEDS TOLEDO. March 23. (/I 1 )--Clover seed cash old S14.25; new $14.75; March »H.75 October $14.00; December $14.25; chnlc cash old $14.115; new S15.00. Alslke, prime cub $14,00; March JH.OO MASON CITY GRAIN MASON CITY, March. 23.-- arley · · · 30c ats 22c helled corn, No. 4 43c ar corn ...·..«··. »40c GrainFutures MONDAY CHAIN CLOSE, ORN-- ' May old.. new. ept. /HEAT-:ar. old.... new. . . Ma? old . . . . cew. .. uo ....... uly ....... ept. ....... ATS -Mar. old ---old.... new... Uly ....... ept ' CHICAGO, BIgll . .61% . . .63% . .64% .'791,4 .70S .81% .82% -T6V6, .51% :ay tfar. May old.... o!3 . . . . new. .. July ....... iept. . ...·*. LARD -Mar. ...... . May ...... July ...... BELLIES -May ...... July ...... .30% .32% .3251 .32% ..32% .37 .39% .40 .11 .4154 March 23. - Low .60 .' , IfiSVi .64% .61% .70% .79% .81% .821,4 .65 .59V1 .60 .30% .32% .31 y» .31 i .32 H, .3814 .38'A .40 .1114 Close .611 Vi .62% .83% .05 .65 H -79 « .79ifcr .81 H .82 V, .67 .30% .31% .32 .32 .32 U .38% .38 Vi .38 'A .40 Market Notes By TICKER TAPE 'While* January and February brat little more than seasonal improvement in business activity, March promises a little more en* couragement, particularly In the building Industry, while the steel Industry continues to expand operations at a moderate but steady rate,"- 'cays the Business Week. "The report of a. slight Increase In employment in manufacturing Industries during February accompanied by a 7.5 per cent rise In payroll disbursements over January is gratifying, even tho the Increase represents largely seasonal Influences. The foreign trade figures for February , reveal the lowest totals for any month of the past 11 years, Tho Business Week Index of general business activity has risen somewhat above the low levels of February and stands at 81.1 per cent at normal compared "with 79.7 per cent the preceding week; A year ago, activity was still at a high level, 95.2 per cent of normal according to our Index, tho the spring rise was not sustained, but waned rapidly alter mtd- summer." STEEL TNDUSTHY IN SJLOW EXPANSION The steel .industry has shown a continuous expansion since the first of tho year when Ingot production was at little more than a third of the Industry's capacity, For the week, ending March 10, a gain of 2 J , per cent occurred over the previous week, bringing activity to over 56 per cent of capacity, according to Dow, Jones. Our adjusted Index rose to 67" per cent ot nor- Tnal compared with 66 per cent the preceding week. This spurt was 'due chiefly to the group of independent producers catering to the needs of the automotive Industry. uusrxEss snows PROGRESS SAYS I-TNANCIAL WORLD Slow but sure progress toward business recovery *s seen by The Fl n awl al World leading Investment weekly. In Its Issue" 01 March 25. * 'Comparison of current business activity with the levels which prevailed a year ago,' saya The Financial World, "la quite .apt to be discouraging, but the Important factor In the situation ia the direction In which we are moving. Comparing the earnings for the first half of this year with those o£ the lost half of 1930 should give a much better picture, and more accurately portray the trend of trade and industry. No sudden return to prosperity levels Is in prospect, but the present slow progress should continue and It is -probble that the comtng summer months will not be as dull as might ordinarily be expected. Most of tho various trade Indices continue to give signs of. progress. The expected furtherance of gains In residential construction materialized In the first half of March, with the dally average figures for the period ahou-Jng small Increases over February as well as March of last year. AVIATION NOW DEFINITELY OUT OP DEPRESSION PERIOD The aviation Industry is out of its depression period and growing rapidly, according to a statement, just issued by James C. Wlllaon, well known aviation authority of New York city. 'In fact,'' says Mr. Wlllson, ''the real turn In operations and growth began In the spring of 1B30." He gives the following facts from 1930 as compared to 1929 to support ils statement of aviation's growth against the ebb tide of general business. The leading schedule passenger'lines carried 180 per cent more passengers--about *00,000 in all. Safety factors Increased enormously. In 10,000,000 schedule passenger miles flown In the last half of 1930, there were but two jaasenger fatalities--compared to nine In Jie last half of 1929 on a much, smaller mileage. One ot the largest non-schedule flying services carried 155 per cent more passengers. Air mall poundings Increased 12.7 per cent. Under the Walres net, passenger activities were Increasingly combined with mail carriage. BAD NEWS EASY ON SHARE TRADE larket Prices Inclined to Recover From Early Selling. NEW YORK, March 23. UP--The lock market again demonstrated newly acquired ability to take ad news calmly today. The downward tendency which eveloped late last week was carried over into the early trading and o sooner did its influence wear off ban a drop in Chicago wheat to he lowest levels in 35 years irompted further selling. The list tiffened again by early afternoon, xowever,'and prices were inclined to ecover. Trading was quiet from the tart Early losses of 2 or 3 points in ;uch issues as Allied Chemical, American Can, and Case were largely cancelled. Auburn Auto dropped 5, hen rebounded 10 from the bottom reach new high ground above 220. U. S. Industrial Alcohol dropped 5 to a new low. Radio Corporation was well supported, and Freeport Texas was pushed up 2 to a new 1931 top. Losses of a oint or two were marked by XT. S. 3teel, American Telephone, United Corporation, North American, General Electric, Anaconda, Interna- ional Harvester, New York Cen- ral, Bprden, Union Carbide, Nash and Studebaker. The break in wheat on announcement that the Farm Board would not support the market for the new wheat crop was naturally a de- ressing influence of financial markets, but it lacked sufficient, element of surprise to prompt any asty selling of securities. Several important dividend meet- ngs 1 are scheduled for this week. Vednesday dividend meetings are cheduled for Baltimore and Ohio, Vestinghouse Electric and North- rn Pacific. On Thursday directors f Anaconda, National Nash Regis- er, Lackawanna and Liquid Car- onic, are expected to decide what hould be done about disbursements o stockholders. LAMSON BROTHERS GRAIN LETTER 0.05 9.20 9'.00 9.05 9.20 11.10 11.25 GRAIN OPEN CORN-Mar. old new May old . . new. julv Sept. CHICAGO, Close Yr. Ago. 86% 87V4 March 23. UP)-- l.Oij . 1.00 Vi .«« Sept. .: WHEAT-Mar. old new May old , new Jffi? ::::: Sept OATS -Mar. old new May old new ..... Sept .......... 1-09% RYE-Mar. old new May old new July Sept LARD -Mar. ... May ..... July BELLIES -May July .43'A 44 V4 61 44Vi 6814 72V4 10.10 .. .10.25 10.47 v .13.15 .M3.22 Close Yes'd'y. .62 .6BH .60V4 .79% .79% .81* .B2T4 .32% .62 VI .32 « .32% ,62Vi .32 4 .4014 9.05 0.07 9.22 11.10 11.25 Open Today .OlVt .63% .64% .66 .66 ,78V! .70%-T, .81 Vi .82% .76 Vi .32V .61* .30S .32% .32% .01% .37 .3214 .40 D.05 9.22 MINNEAPOLIS CHAIN MINNEAPOLIS, March 23. OP)--Wnea 235 cars compared to 115 a year ago; un changed; cash No. 1 northern 74V4@78!4c No. 1 dark northern 12, 13, 14 and 15 pe cent protein 75V4@78VSc: No. 1 dark hard Montana 14 per cent protein 74Vfce; to ar rive 73Vic r No. 1 amber durum 70®74c; No 2 amber durum 69@71e; No. 1 red dumu 03c; May 76V4c; July 85%c; Septembe 59 idc. Corn--No. 3 yellow 5332 55c. Oats--No. 3 white Barley 32@52c. Rye--No. 1, 331i«338V4:. Flax--No. 1. $1.53®1.5S. WHEAT--Our market's reaction to tl\i2 farm, board announcement that it would not permit stabilization operations in the 1931 crop, was a movement to the lowest levels of the crop year. There was heavy liquidation by longs, much of it on stop loss orders, and free short selling by commission houses and the local element. The new crop months went to figures not witnessed in Chicago since 1898. At that time July wheat was down to 50 y 2 , the owest at which any future ever sold since speculative trading, as now conducted, was- inaugurated. There was considerable buying of future: at Winnipeg against sales here, by spreaders, operating' on the belie: that American prices -would have to decline to a point where export busi ness would be possible in order to get rid of our surplus. July whea in Liverpool today closed at 62%, as against 59% In Chicago, and ou September at 60% as against 65 J ,4 for Liverpool October. The matte of ocean transport must, of course be taken into consideration. Winnl peg's prices for July were about 1 cent under ours, while their Octobe and our September were nearly even. We do not interpret the farir board announcement as a. total abandonement of the stabilization idea, nor has the board given an. indication as to whether or not i would again undertake the schem at a later date. However, the situ at) on is apparently cleared as to th winter crop at least, as,the matte stands. We are inclined to expec some recovery Tuesday, as the mar ket may have been oversold. CORN -- Corn disregarded al news individual to its affair, an took its cut from the weakness i: wheat. The decline was rathe sharp, altho buying by shorts an holders of bids checked it and bro about a moderate - rally near th close. Trading in corn as well as wheat -was broad and active. Ship ping- sales ran up to 72,000 bushel while bookings to arrive were 45.00 bushels including 33,000 bushel from terminals. We expect corn t follow wheat for the present. Liver pool due % to % lower. KANSAS CITY GRAIN. KANSAS CITY, March 23. (.fH-Wheat-- 107 cars; unchanged to Vic higher; No. 2 dark hard 71 Vic; No. 3 nominally 60V4@72c No. 2 hard 70V4Q73c; No. 3, 69V4070V4-! No. Z red 73V4c; No. 3 nominally 70V5© 72V4C. Corn--219 cars; down 1 to 2c; No. 2 white nominally 64VSti'55Vic; No. 3, 51 SS^Kc; No. 2 yellow 55c; No. 3. 51V4»54VJC No. 2 mixed nominally 51VS®52V4c; No. a 50W51C. Oats--30 cars: down Ic; No. 2 whlli nominally 33®33Vic; No. 3. 3JV4C. OMAHA GRAIN OMAHA, March 23. Ml--Wheat--Dark hard No. 1, 72'Ac; hard No. 1, 71@72e No. 2, 71o; northern spring No- 2, 70{?71c durum smutty No. 2. e3VjW61c; durum No 3, 65c; mixed No. 1, 70©7014c. Corn--While No. 2, 52«c; No. 3, 51 Sf 51',4c; yellow No. 2, 52^(fi'54c; No. 3, 50S $c; mixed No. 3, 40©50V5c; No. 4, 48 ®40c. ' Oats--While No. 3, SOc. PRODUCE MASON CITY. March 2!J.-- Casb Quotations by EL O. Morse. s EGGS _ Eggs (current receipts) 15 , POULTRY Stags 13 Heavy hens. 4% Ibs 14 Light hens ...11 Old cocks, heavy 9 Ducks .1 Geese MerehnntA Quotations. Eggs, ID trade . . TSgga, cash .U Butter, Plymouth 3f Butter, Clear Lake 33 Butter, State Brand SO Butter, dairy 29 Potatoes 35o and 40c a pec STOCK LIST Air Reduc jheny 9% Al Ch t Pye 155^1 Allls Chal Mfg 38% Am Can 125% Am Car Fdy 34 Am Coml Al 10'A Am For Pow 48V4 Am Intl 20V6 Am Loco 28 Am Pow 4 L 57 Vi Am Had St. San 20Vi Am Boll Mill 31% Am Sme Itef 51% Am Steel Fdrs 28% Am Sug Kef A T T Am Tob B Am Wat Wks Anaconda Andes Cop Arm of 111 B Atchlson Atl Ret Auburn Aviation Corp B 4 O Bamsdall A Bendlx AvI ;eth St Jorden Borg Warn YORK STOCKS NEW YORK, -March 23. (A Final Quotations. 8751 Kelvinatct Kennccott Kroger Ligg Sb Uy Loew's Loose Wllea Lorillard 25 Vi 27 32 % 80 58 ?t 53 18V4 Louis G 4 E A 33% 57 194% 116% 16 Vi l-4 188% 20 Vi 219 5VS' 74 VI 12 Lt Curb Market NEW YORK, .March 23. (.T)--Quotation hanges were narrow on the curb market to- ny, with a slight downward drift most oC .he quiet session. Industrials -were slightly depressed by olit-takin^ which wna especially notlcc- ile on Noranda Mines, one of laSt week's rong features. Mead Johnson waa also eavy. Motor shares cased. Oils shaded off. Cities Service, after ab- ifblng-rather liberal offerings around 20 t nally dipped under that figure for a maximum loss of, a point/Standards of Ohio and ndlana, Vacuum and; Humble were not par- cularly active, but recorded rilghtly lower notations. Utilities took a reat. Investment trusts, hlch firmed late last weefe, held their alns, aiUio only a few issues \--re active. Call money renewed at 2 per cent- Drug Inc 'upont Eastman I Pow i Erie Fisk ""ox Film A 'reeport Tex Jonl El !en Foods len Motors Gen I»ub Ser Gillette fold Dust Goodtich Goodyear Grah Paige .ranby · N R pfd * N I O ctf It W Sugar irlg Grun lahn louaton iudson lupp 1 Cent ml Rcf nt Comb Eng ntl Har nt Wick Can T T lina Many I-W UU1 M-YV Ut 6 pfd 100 Bond Market NEW YORK, llarch 23. LTV-With the xceptlon of Issues of the United States overnment which advanced, the bond mar- et was generally lower today. Trading waj ull. Railroad and stock privilege Issues were tie most active. Of the former Chicago and Northwestern 4%s* opened lower and con- inued to recede. At one time this Issue was .ore than 1 point lower, which was one e the outstanding declines of tho whole 1st. Baltimore and Onto 4Vfes of I860, New York, Chicago and St. Louis 4VSo of 1S7S, and Southern Railway 4s of 1956 were ac- Ive and lower. The downward movement was not universal, however. Northern .Pacific 4a and Pennsylvania series O 4VSs were higher on a large turnover. Bonds with conversion or stock purchase options reflected the heaviness In stocks Missouri Pacific SVfes. Loews 63 with warrants and American Telephone 4 Vis of 103* scored some of the larger declines. Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron s con ttnued to gain. Texas corporation 5s, one ^ the most active Issues, was firm. Brazilian f.s of 1928-57 made a good gain In steady trading. German _5V4s were active and steady. Steadiness marked the more active Indus trial bonds but weakness appeared In somi of the less popular Issues such as Shcl Union Oil 5s. International Match Es ani Youngstown Sheet and Tube 5s were actlvi and unchanged. . CLOSING BOND QUOTATIONS NEW YORK. March 23. (yTl--United State government bonds closed: Liberty 3V4s 101.23. First 4'As.102.27. Fourth 4V4s 103.26. Treasury 4Vis 112. NEW YORK FOU1.TRV. NEW YORK, llarch 23. [.PI--Poultry-Dressed steady; chickens frozen, 25S38e fowls, fresh or frozen 20@2flc; old roost ers, fresh 14@20c; turkeys, fresh 31@36C frozen 33®43c; ducks, frozen 23@21c. NEW YORK POULTRY NEW YORK, March 23. (.T 1 !--Poultry-alive, IrreEUlar; chickens by freight 17@10c by express 21@30c; broilers. frelRht 32c express 25@37c; fowls, freight 23@25c; ex press 23®25c; roosters, freight 13c; exprcs 15®16c; turkeys, freight 30c; express 30® 42c; ducks, freight 19@21c. KANSAS CITY PRODUCE , KANSAS CITY. March 23. (.n-- Hay 18 cars; alfalfa, No. 1 extra leafy S24 up; No 2, J21.50SJ23.50; No. 1, J18.00S21.00; No 2, leafy S14.50015.50. Prairie--No. 1, Jll.00@ll.50; No. 2, *0.0 ©10.50. Timothy--No. 1, S14.00®14.50; No. 2 $12.50SJ3.SO. KANSAS CITV PRODUCE. KANSAS CITY, March 23. [JPJ -- EgE S5.10. Butter, creamery, 33c; In large quantltle 32c; butterfat 212Bc; packing butter 12C. Poultry hens 14P?17c; broilers 30c; roost ers S^llc; springs 33c. CHICAGO TRODUCE Chicago, March 23. im -- Butter 13.840 weak; creamery extras (92 score) 28c; Btan dards (90 score cartels) 28c; extra firs! (00-01 score) 27'Affl27V5:: firsts- (88-8 score) 26V5®27c: seconds (86-87 score) 24 Eggs 33,880; easy; extra firsts lOVic fresh graded firsts 17%flH8%c; ordinal flrata 17e; storage packed firsts 20Vlc; stor age packed extras 21c. rnonuoE FCJTITRES CHICAGO, March 23. (!Tt-- EKR future closed: Storage packed firsts, .March 20Vic do, April 21 Vic; refrigerator standards, No' 24 He. Butter futures closed: Fresh standards June 28Vic; storage standards, March 24' ; do, Nov. 30}4c. CHICAGO POULTRY CHICAGO. March 23. (yll--Poultry, alive 1 car, 4 trucks, steady; fowls 21fr22c; brol cm 1V402 Ibs. aoMBe; roostera IS'.ic; tur keys 25c; ducks 20(?23c; heavy spring duck 27c; geese 15c. Jurr Add Cat . Heels. !an Dry Ion Pac * 63y t 75 VI 23% 21V4 28% 9V4 37% 42% 113 Cerro de Pasco 26V5 o 41V4 Cblc Ot W pfd 24Vi C N W 38 Chrysler 23 $1 Col Fuel Ir Col G E Orapho Coml Solv lomwlth Eo 'ongoleum ronsol Gas Contl can 'ontl Ins Contl Mot Corn Prod Cudany Hurtlss Wr 5eere pfd 25W 43% 1314 20 11% 10% 103V4 59 48 4H, 85% 48 'A 70'A 103% 170 57 Ts 29% 74 36% 41% 52 "i B4-* 46W 914 4114 18 Vi 49VS 4VS 20V» 62 »1 2 IK 10V, S'.i, a-:; 58 Vj 74'/j 19 3V4 CS 19 38 « 78 Mack Math Alkali May D S McK Hob Mex Sea Oil Mid Cont Oil M K T Mont Ward Mot Wheel Nash Nat Bis Nat Ch Reg A Nat Dairy Nat Pow L Nat Tea 23'i N Y Central 110ft N Y N II H SS Nor W 196 No Am SGVi No Pac Pae G i E Packard Pan Am Pet B 35 VJ Para Pub ' 46V, Pathe Penlck Ford Penn Phil Pet Pills PI Proc Gam Pub Serv N J Pullman Hadto Rad K O Rem Rand Reo REP Stl Rey Tob B Roy Dutch St L Sao F Sears It Shell U Slmmona Sinclair Skelly So Pac So Pr Sug go Rail Stand Brds St G t E St Oil Cal St Oil N J St Oil N Y Stew Warn Stone AVeb Stude Tex Corp Tex Gulf Sul Tim Roll B Union Carb Un Pac Unit Alrc Unit CIg Unit Corp Unit G E U S Ind Alo U ' S Rub U S Smelt U S Steel Ut P Lgt A 20V: Vanadium 70V, Warn Plx W Mary West Air West E Mfg Willys Ov Woolworth Wrlgley 40 25 »-, 37 13 K 21Vs 26% 18 S. 39V4 81VS 30 · 49Vj 53 VS 53 10 2V4 42% 58% 12 34 OSTs 9211 51« 25» 23Vi 14% 8Vi 32 52 37% 38% 59 Vi 8 IbVi 12 ,J 9V'i -98H 1314 52 10 Ii 84% 45 Y, 4511 22* 2051 52 24 Vi 29'a 53 Ii 50-% 07 S 157?1 35 !i G'/. 29", 3» 0114 19 23 146% 13 «i 1B-1 34V'. 81 ^ Yell Tr Young S W Bt f t 78 1411 25 '.i CHICAGO SIOCKS CHICAGO, JIarch 23. I/PI-Cen Pub Ser A 19V4 Midi Unit pfd 40 'Itles Service i9X Nat Leather 1 r Lakes Alrc- 4 Nat Stand 32^ rrigsby-Grunow 5 N W Bane 32% nsull Ut Inv 45'.4 .Quaker Oats 159 V4 Drug 23% Swift Co 20% Switch 5V1 Swift Intl 3 Llbby McNeil 12 Unit Gas 10% VTaj Household 4-}i U S Gypsura 48 24 Utll Ind 8 Zenith 4VS SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF STOCK QUOTATIONS Supplied by 1LAMSON BROTHERS AND CO. Mason City Office in Bagley- Beck Building. Telephone No. 7 NEW YORK STOCKS a P Co ll'i Hous Oil cnew) 1 Indian Ref Kelvin ator Corp 14--4 Lambert Co ' 8~ LlQUld Garb Cp 43« Mathleson A Ik 25 McK Ilobb 13 Vi Nev Cons Cop 13 Pathe Exchange 2V4 Plllsbury Flour 34 Pure Oil Co OVi Purity Bak Cp 50-V Reo Grande Oil 7} Reo' Motors 8Vi St Joseph Lead 23 Schultc Re Sirs 10 So Calif Edison 51-\ Standard Brda IB', Tobacco Prod 3 * U S Real 1m 33 Vanadium 70 Western Myld 16' Western Union 133 Wrigloy Jr Co 78 Ab P Am Car Fdy 31 Am Metal 21 Am Tob 116 VI Ar 4 Co B (111) 1% Aasoc Dry Gds 28}i Baldwin Lo 26% Brlggs Mtg Co 21Vi Best Co 45 Burr Add Maoh 28 R Bush Terminal 27% Butte Cop Zc Com Credit Com Solcvnts Cont Motors Cont Oil Cream of Wilt 32!(, Cudahy Pack Curtlss Wr pld Davl Chemical First Nail Etra Flsk Rubber General 21K 20 48 W 20 ~51 40 Vi Hcrshey Ch Co 09% NEW YORK CUIIB QUOTATIONS Amer For P Co 2S Amer Gas . El 80% Am Sup Pow 18^i Ark Nat Gas A 6 Assoc G El A 23 Can Marconi 4 Cons Auto Mdse Vi Deforest Radio sy ( Durant Motor 2Vi Elsler El (Hi El Bd Sh 53 Fd Mo ot Can 2S',4 Fd Mo of Eng 17',i Fox Theaters A 5Vi Hecla Mining 7 Hudson B M S 6 Humble oil 57 Ind Pipe ine 17 Nlag Hud 14 · No Amer Avlat 10 Pennroad Corp ? Shcalfer Pen 40 S O Ind 31' S O Ky Tranacont Aid T United Gas 1 Un L t P A 3 Ulll P L 1 Vacuum Oil C Walgreen Drug 2 CHICAGO STOCKS Allied Mo Indust 2% Grigsby-Grunow Aub Auto Co 2in ~ ' ' ' ~ Bendlx Av Cp 23 V4 Borg-Wam Cp 28 V4 Butler Broa 6"A Cont Chicago Cp 9 Chicago Invest 3% Cord Company 11VI Gt Lakes Alrc 4 Lions O £ K Co S NaU- Leather 1 Nail Standards 32 : Quaker Oats I50 ; Unit Corp 6 U S Gypsum 4fl Utll Ind Cp 8 U 3 Ra Tele 32 STOCK First Bk Sk Cp 22 .MINNEAPOLIS OHATN StAIlKET CASH SALES Flax 151V4 to 157 NEW YOItK 41 MAD LAUGHTER A Thrilling Mystery Story By MILES BURTON (Contlnaed From Comic Fagc). nd it was. at least possible that hey would not have occasion to nter his hiding-place. They wero ulikely to make a prolonged stay, md, once they were gone, he could scape. It was the only possible thing for im to do, but the prospect of wait · ing quietly in his cell, in momentary ear of discovery, required some ourage to face. It was probably pon the very spot where Dick tood that Brooks, a far more pow- rful man, had been overcome. Thu hot of Brooks' body lying stark and cold in the packing-case, sent new thrill of fear thru him. The gents of the Funny Toff would ave no mercy on eavesdroppers. Only the certainty that he would be nstantly recognized restrained him rom revealing himself, and explain- ng that he had merely entered the work to seek shelter from the torm. (TO BE CONTINUED) IOWA SUSPENDS SECURITIES FIRM )obry Company of Davenport Accused of Paying From Capita! Stock. DES MOINES, March 23. UP)-The D. A. Dobry Securities company if Davenport has been suspended rom operating in Iowa pending a hearing Friday, it was learned today. The state securities department onfirmed the report. Charges that he firm had'a $200,000 deficit and had paid dividends from the capital tock resulted in the action. Until he hearing, the company can not iell securities in the state. D. A. Dobry is president of the irm, which has offices- in Daven- ort, Des Moines, Sioux City, East St. Louis, Decatur, El., and Chicago. Authorized capital is $1,500,000. KARGES TALKS ON BOYS' WORK Activities of Y. M. C. A. Are Explained at Meeting of Rotarians.- Activities carried on by the boys' work department of the Y. M. C. A. were outlined by Bvron M. Karges, Y. M. C. A. boys' work secretary,, n a talk Monday noon before Rotary club members rin-rHotel-HanV 'ord. He cited figures arid examples ;o show the extent of these activi- ies. The Y. M. C. A., he stated, attempts to develop the spiritual and ihysical welfare of the hoys, stressing the idea of service from the boys.' Thru the Knot Hole club, he aid, service was given to boys who did not hold Y. M. C. A. memberships. There are now 227 boys enjoying- Y. M. C. A. memberships paid for by service clubs and individuals. Mr. Karges explained the community centers at McKinley and Madison schools, pointing out how :he Y. M. C. A. activities were given a broad scope by this extension of service. In all these activities, he urged, volunteer workers are encouraged to help so that the service may be continued. The Rev. George K. Davies, chairman of boys' work for the Rotary club, explained how the Rotary club aims to promote the welfare of boys by providing leadership for them, finding out what their needs are and filling these needs. Howard Schweer played two cornet solos, "Cujus Aniniam" by Rossini and "The Rosary" by Nevelln. He- was accompanied by Arlene Powell. Guests of the club were A. E. Michael and G. S. Buchanan, Rotarians from Algona. LUTHER TO OPEN YEAR WITH IOWA Coach Sig Reque's Men to Meet Hawkeyes April 11 at Decorah. DECORAH, March 23. IS--With its first game three weeks distant, the Luther college baseball team has settled down to regular practice under Coach Sig Reque. Luther will come up against the University of Iowa as its initial opponent here April 11. The schools met twice last season and split honors, the Norsemen winning at Decorah and the Hawkeyes at low'a City. Coach Reque has made no definite announcement of the remainder of the schedule, but games have been arranged in the Iowa conference, with St. Olaf of Northfield, Minn., and with Michigan Normal of Kalamazoo. A game with Notre Dame is being sought. Basketball men who have joined the squad are Gil Aase of Faribault, Minn., pitcher, and Julian Halverson of Delaven, Minn., catcher and outfielder. Many North lowans Will be Guests at Banquet at College CEDAR FALLS, March 23.--The B. M. O. C. at the Iowa State teachers college, better known as the big men on the campus, will meet for their annual dinner with President O. R. Latham, Dean Sadie B. Campbell, and Dean L. I. Reed, at the college tonight as guests of the president and deans at the second an- · nual organization banquet. Co-ordination of campus activities and closer relationship between the college' administrators and campus leaders, are the main purposes of the banquet. The dinner is described as an "experience" meeting and "get-acquainted" party. One hundred and one leaders and presidents of Campus organizations will bo guests at the dinner and will explain the work of their groups. North Iowa student notables and the groups which they represent are: Lorna Smith, Spencer, first year kindergarten; Beth Sherman, Mason City, second year kindergarten; Katherine Van Ness, Algona, Pi Beta Alpha; Blanche Ox- borrow, Humboldt, Pi Gamma Mu; Mary Wheat, Lawler. Helen S wed berg, Nora Springs, Kappa Theta Psi; Esther Oehring, McGregor, Neo-Chresto; Adeline Asher, Clarksville, Y. W. C. A.; Iva Hennessey, Osage, Catholic Student association; Jack Arends, Aplington, Art league; Jesse Arends, Alexander, Commercial club; Marian Raisty, Colwell, Bel Cantos; Milton Weito, Luverne, men's band; Ar- cluC; MaudeTMillei, _ r , Saving: Corps; Lena Madson^ Bati-- mer, 4-H club. Armory tn Be Inspected DAWSON, Minn., March 23. (3)-The Company K armory of the one hundred thirty-fifth infantry, Minnesota national guard here, will be the first visited during the annual federal armory inspections of units in the infantry which begins April 1 and continues thru May 6. NEW YORK, March 23. ,r) -- Egtrs 741; unsettled; mixed colors, regular paclt closely selected extra 20V. (ji2154c; extra fi 20{i20Mc: first 10W«t10y,c; second? 10 medium firsts 18c; storage packed, closely selected heavy 228£22 ] ,c; extra first 21n 21%c; first 20We; medium firsts 18Wc- nearby hennery brown, regular packed, extra 22Ac; extra first 213?22c, Nearby* and nearby western hennery white, closely selected extra 25@2flWc;' average extra 24c; nearby wMte mediums 22{?23e; Pacific coast white, extra 2754ff'20c; extra first 2(!{T27%c. Butter 6,002; -easier; creamery, higher than extra 20HtfP30c; extra' (02 score) 20c; tlrst (88-01 score) 27tf?2a'£c: packing stnclf, current make No. 1, 20CP20V4C; No. 2. 10c. choose 38,803; steady; state, whole milk flats, fresh, fancy to I'nnty special 164? 17c; do, held 21022'ic. Leese and Wick Win Marble Tournament Howard Leese won in the Pioneer division and Bob Wick won in the Friendly Indian division of the marble tournament staged by the Y. M. C. A. Saturday afternoon in the Central school grounds following- ~a bean feed. .LeRoy Overland, champion last year, was runnerup in the Pioneer section and Junior Wagner was 'runnerup in the Friendly Indian section. Philip Crosby won in the high school division. The marble games played were of .the old fashioned rug-taw type. Sixty-eight entered. The champions will receive leather shields on which their names are engraved and three next highest will receive a ribbon. In an exhibition match Leese beat Wick. Soil Conditions Arc Discussed. NASHUA, March 23.--County Agent Frank Hunt of Chickasaw county met with 12 members of the Bradford township Farm Bureau at the city hall and the condition of the soil for raising alfalfa, clover and corn was tested and discussed. Samples of soil were brot to the meeting by the farmers. W. C. T. U. to Hold Convention. OWATONNA, Minn., March 23.-(,T--The Women's Christian Temperance union o£ the First congressional district will hold a convention here May 7 and 8. Delegates are expected from Winona, Austin, Rochester, Albert Lea, Waseca, Spring Valley, Lake City, Preston, Kasson, Mantonville and Dodge Center. HIDES Quotations Furnished liy Wolf IJro.s. 308 Fifth Street So'utluvost. Horse hides $1.50-S2 00 Cured beef hides 4 '£c Green beef bides 3V£c Medical Group Will Meet Tuesday Evening The regular monthly meeting of the Cerro Gordo County Medical society will be held at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday evening at St. Joseph's Mercy hospital. The program will be in charge of staff members of Mercy hospital. Is on Ixtcturo Trip. DECORAH, March 2X- George Strandvold, associated with the DR- r.orah Postnn, is on a lecturing lour. He spoke Sunday evening at Newell and wns at Rinpsted loony. HP will return Wednesday to resum.- work nt the Posten. Othnr town-" whnre he has lectured include Oak Hill, Iowa, and Blair, Nebr. The Globe-Gazette Offers Readers the Booklet OF LOVE POEMS A compact collection of the best known and most widely guoted poems and poetical fragments of sentiment fills a long- felt want. It is convenient for 'hasty - reference and it enables jne to refresh his memory as to the complete text or the exact quotation that is haunting his mind. LOVE POEMS, a 48-page oooklet now offered the readers Df the Globe-Gazette at a nominal charge to cover cost and handling, serves this purpose admirably. The selection has been made by our Washington bureau an the basis of the requests that 2ame from newspaper readers thruout the country for this or that quotation. Fill out and send in this coupon today and add this valuable booklet to your library. The .Globe-Gazette Information Bureau, "Frederic J. HnsUIn, Director, Washington, D. O. I inclose herewith 10 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet, LOVE POEMS. 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