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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

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14 Tuesday, Feb. Z», 1944 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTg Hog Market Fairly Active Trend Good Butchen 140-150 lbs. . -150-160 lbs. . 160-UO Ibs. . 170-180 lbs. . Albert La Minn. Steady * 9.95 $10.85 S11.25 180-200 200-220 220-240 J3.4O ·*· S13.40 "» $13.40 I}" ^ S13.40 lbs. 112 B5 Good Packing Sow*270-300 lbs in v, inn -iTM ,._.. · »ll.3U 210-300 300-330 330-360 300-330 330-360 360-400 400-150 .. . 5 s $11.90 I** *n.so '!· - · · · tii.io BEST STEERS 10-15c HIGHER Lamb Market Fairly Active and Strong Chicago, U?)--The hog market opened fairly active Tuesday on good and choice grades of all weight, but little done on unfinished light weights. The best steers and yearlings brought 10 to 15 cent higher prices. The lamb market was fairly active, early sales steady to strong. Moderate receipts of 20,000 hogs TM.-,.~ .,«. , n 70 were about equal to expectations, I--2' 500 lbs ······ *»-6» and with big packers cutting the ""· _· » ll - 5 ° outside purchases of 6,000 head t be billed direct, it was estimate that all stock except 3,000 head o inferior quality would clear. Th , top of $13.90 was paid sparing! for good and choice weights in eluded in the support bracket but most of these swine sold fo 513.75 to $13.85. Many of th lighter weight hogs were not th ·vyelJ finished stock which is de sired for slaughtering and sol .very slowly, while good and choic grades weighing 170 to 190 pounc brought 512.75 to $13.65. (WFA) -- Salable hogs 20,00( total 26,000; fairly active an strong on good and choice hogs a weights and on sows; unfinishe light weight hogs slow, steady good and choice 200 to 330 Ib $13.75 to $13.85, top $13.90 spar ingly; good and choice 170 to 19 lbs. scarce, at $12.75 to $13,65 weights over 330 lbs. scarce; me dium to good grade 160 to 190 IB very uneven at $11.50 to $13; goo and choice 350 to 550 Ib, sow mostly $13.10 to $13.25; estimate holdover 3,000, mostly unfinishe light weight hogs. Salable cattle 9,000; salabl calves 1,000; good to average choice steers and yearlings 10 t 15 higher; common and mediur . ' grades slow, but steady to strong general killing quality very plair nothing strictly choice here; large 3y $13.25 to $15-75 -market o steers with top $16.95 paid fo · 1,594 Ib. averages; few loads $16.2 to $16.75, these comparative short- feds; stockers scarce, strong, a $11 fo ?13, choice 800 Ib. ligh feeders $13.50; heifers firm a S12\75 to 515 mostly; best $15.25 but choice kind absent; cows anc bulls strong; vealers steady; bull very scarce, with heavy fat bull; in broad demand at $11.75 to $12.50; weighty sausage bulls · $11.75 down; bulk vealers $13 to $15. Salable sheep 5,000; total 5,000 moderately active, early sales steady to strong; load good ant , choice 108 Ib. Colorado fed lambs $16 to packers, several loads gcoc and choice lambs held up to $16.25 and slightly above; par! load just-good Montana lambs $15.85; several strings medium and good Montana and southwest lambs . $15.25, 400 out of 7CO around 76 Ib. Montanas included at $15.25; nothing done early on sheep, asking fully steady. Midwest Livestock (TUESDAY'S PRICES) Austin Minn. Steady S 9.60 $10.60 $11.10 Sll.60 S12.20 S13.0 $13.40 513.40 SI 3.40 S 13.40 S 12.90 $11.90 sa so 511.90 £11.30 S11.80 311.70 Waterloo Steady Jil.65 Local Livestock ATS-'lay SQ3,i . .'.'.'.." .'73i -- .73% RYE-lay uan uly 1 *T»i «P' 1.25'i Dec 1.251- BARLEY-lay 1.22 uly ept ,_ 140-150 t 8.90 150-150 S 9.90 160-1TO $10.90 170-180 Sll.SO 180-200 112.80 200-210 J13.4I) 220-240 SI 3.40 2)0-270 HOGS MASON CITY--For Tuesday Steady. Good lignt light* ....... Good light lights Good light lights Good light lights Good light lights Good light lights Good med. wt. butchers Good med. wt. butchers .. ,,,,-«,,, »,j. w Gc.od med wt. butchers .. 370-3M J13.40 Good med. wt. butchers .. 300-330 513.40 Good med. wt. butchers .. 330-360 £12.90 Good Backing sows 270-300 511.90 Good sows 300-330 511 JO Good sows 330-360511.80 Good sows 36IMOO S11.90 Good sows 400-450 $11 80 Oood sows 450-500 $11.70 po« to exetiilve ton cf hots, p!ca» call the plant before delivering mar hoi.. JACOB £. DECKER J, SONS. CATTLE MASON CITY--For Tuesday Choice steers and heireri .. J14.00-15.00 Good steers and heifers Med. steers and heifers Com. stffer* and heifers Cows. ,.'ry fed Com. cows . . . Butcher bulls " " Bulosna bulls ."."."" Bologna bulls, light ." Cutters Canners. heavy . ... Canners, light Fancy select calx-es ".'.'. t I . hO!CJ l^u-. a u o»l.\rtJ-Ji.\A fair to good l.TO-190 S 9.00-10 00 common to fair a 7.50- B 5n S 12.50-13.50 S10.00-I1.50 .- * 8.00- 9.50 .. S 8.50- 900 ... S 7.50- 8.00 ... S 9.00-10.00 -.. * 8.00- 8.00 ... S 7.00- 8.00 ... I 6.00- 7.00 ... S 5.00- 600 .. S 4.00- 5.00 .. S12.00-13.00 Genuine S p. SHEEP Hides Quotation! fnrnlihtd by "'"' S "« Bull !,,,.,, From 15 lbs, up From 15 lbs. down ,, 'Cured hides Ic -. .75- 1.50 TM . . Ib. Tankers and Towboats Built by Grain Firm Necessity for conversion to war production has caused radical departures from peacetime routine lor many concerns. Among them is CargiU, inc.. makers of poultry and livestock feed, now also actively engaged in production of ocean going tankers for the' navy at ., p °rt Cargill, Minn., some 1800 miles by water from the sea Already 6 tankers have been launched and 2 of them have finished their long voyage down the winding Minnesota and Mississippi rivers, and are now in navy service. Hiver towboats, too, are being constructed by Cargill for the U S. army to be used on the lower Mississippi and Ohio rivers. . $12.95 $13.45 S13.45 S13.45 113.45 513.45 S12.90 Sl'J-OCl S12.CQ S12.CO 311.90 S11.80 S11.70 Oda Rapid Sleady · $11. K sn.w S12.9 S13.C J13.4 $13,4 513.45 S13.4 I11.9C tll.M S11.9 SI 1.8 $11.7 ill.H WHEAT, RYE FUTURES EASY Oats Also Tend to Soften in Late Trade Chicago, (,P)--After displayin some strength at the opening wheat a n d rye futures ease Tuesday on selling encouraged b weak stock and cotton market where declines were recorded i connection with a statement b Stalin predicting early defeat o Germany. After holding stead most of the session, -oats als tended to soften. Closing near the day's lows wheat finished % to 1 cent lowe than the previous close, May $1 70 July $1.66%-1.6B%, rye ended th day with losses o£ % to IVi cen May $1.27^-1.271/4, and oat closed unchanged to Vi off. Ma 80. Barley was nominally } lower, May $1.22. CHICAGO CASH GRAIN (Tuesday Market) Cbicard, W--Wheat none. f.S'^V-^S 8 »- 25 ffl-«'-i nominal feed Sl.loSJl.52Vi nominal. Field seed per 100 lbs.: Timolhy S5.75f i nominal: red top S14915 nominal: re -·lover $31.50 nominal; sweet clovr »lo 5 nominal. * · Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Tuesda No. 2 white oats 70c No. 2 shelled corn (15%% moisture) ~ $1 02 No. 2 ear corn (15% moisture) 98c No. 2 soybeans $5 go "... 75C-S1 CSICAGO GRAIN CLOSE' ITnesdiy Market) , WHEAT- May ..... Kieh Low Close 1.70 1.66 1.65 1.27 1.20 1.23 1.22 .73 1-27V. 1.20'k 1.24 1.21?. 1.22 1.18V. 1.14 Miscellaneous ; CHICAGO POTATOES ,,., (Tuesday Market) Chicago. (;?)! W. F. A.I-- Potatoes ivals Ml; on track 269; total- U S.hTil H^r SUP ? ta TM«I« a te : demand i!I E S : market "rm for best qual- y Idaho Husscls and western red toclc: dull for northern slock; I d a h o lusset Burbanks U. s. No i °i ·££ "$'* ««« McClurS U. I 1 ' No Nebraska Bliss Triumrjh* TT in ,. Quotations) (Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse) MASON CITY-- For Tuesday iggs, current receipts ..... 29c springs, heavy breeds ' 24c .eghora i springs, 2 lbs. over^lc Heavy hens . . . 21c Hens, under 4 lbs. ... ......... i K p Cocks, heavy ...... £7^ Cocks, Leghorns . ." ......... 15^ All No. 2 Poultry 4 cents less iggs, at retail ........ 38c Sutler. Iowa State Brand ..... 49 C Butter, Corn Country . ; 4 8c Butter. Brookfield .. . .'..'.['.'.49c . ' r- an orth Ccmrnercials $2.10: Wis- Wrs.ManleyMcCormick )ies; Funeral Sunday Chapin--Mrs. Manley J. McCor- nch.died at the hospital at Hampf A 1ia l\ 2 days after th e birth i a daughter- aZ6 i^ e Azelti ne, daughter of and Mrs J. W. Azeltine. was n P £L °' 1902 - at Montrose/ - Uaic She was married to Maney J. MeCormick Jan. I, 1922 at lanon. she came with her parents rom South Dakota to Howan in 807_ and was engaged "as school eacher until her marriage, when he with her husband started arming west of Chapin 7^h e ? a f \ mci ? ber o£ the Chapin Icthodist church and a member of ie Missionary Sunday school .Besides her husband she is sur- ived by one son, Robert, and 5 aughters, Marilyn, Cora Lee ,arol Dee, Ellen Kay and Linda ae MeCormick al! at home. She Tr« T e \w eS A he , rt - P arcnls ' Mr. and Irs. J. \v. Azeltine, 3 sislers and 2 rothers. Funeral services were held unday afternoon at the Chapin teOwdist church in charge of the astor, the Rev. H. M. Tiffany. Burial was in the Hampton ceme- G. CAPTAIN' GETS AWARD Hampton-- Mr. and Mrs B Valsh received word that their on, Capt. Howard B. Walsh, has een awarded the distinguished lying cross. He had previously eceived the air medal, order of he purple heart and 3 oak leaf lusters. Captain Walsh is a group eader in a liberator bomber quadron based in England. IS HABIT ?.ashua-- Having pneumonia is ecommg a habit with Orlo Stcv- ns. In December he had an at- i f 1 * 1 un u 'I ? gain iu with * he iment which followed a siege of nfluenza. His condition was im- roved Monday. STOCK MARKET SHIFTS LOWER Steels, Rails Are in Forefront in Decline -. New York, (JP)-- The stock market Tuesday finished leap-year February with a general downward shift led by steels and rails The retreat was largely of a technical nature. The fact the industrial average has failed to du- P 1 5 at !.,- t . 1 ? e rise OI tne carriers and utilities to peaks for the pas year or longer caused the lightening of commitments on the idea a good-sized reaction was a possi- , 1 .,', y - DivM ends and earnings still served as props for individ ual favorites. The list began to back watei after a fairly steady start and losses running to a point or mor« were widespread by midday These were reduced in most cases near the close and a few gainers w e r e m evidence. Transfers were around 900,000 shares ' Southern R a i l w a y directors voted a $2 disbursement on the common and the stock recived moderately but failed to get ahead Conspicuous casualties included U. S Steel, Bethlehem, Santa Fe Oreat Northern, Atlantic Coast L i n e , A m e r i c a n Distilling stamped," E a s t e r n Airlines Douglas Aircraft and United-- Air- Tops for 1944 were scored by Engineers · Public Service, Delaware Hudson and Braniff Airways. Resistant also were Pepsi- and Elec - Produce ESTIMATED LIVESTOCK RECEIPTS (Tuesday Market) Chicago, (;iv_iw. F A I -- O f f i H a CHICAGO FOULTRY (Tutsdir M a r k t l ) Poultry live firm' ' receipts ; u « i CHICAGO PRODUCE (Tur.-dar .Itirkrl) Chica,o. r*,_Bu««. firm: 13.207, market unchanged ERgs. rcccipu 10.S07: unsettle pecials 3o to 3Ec: U s p«(ra« i 'her markato unchanged. XEW YORK PRODVCC -. . (Turidij- .Marktl) icese B23.755: nominal, no quotations. iold Funeral Tuesday or Mrs. Susie Ormerd Who Died at Mason City N'orthwood--Funeral services for Irs. Susie Ormerd, 76, who died t her home in Mason City Satur- ay evening, were to be held Tues- ay afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Conner funeral home in North- vood. The Rev. Donald H Vrt- '!?"· Pastor of the Northwood lethodist church, was to officiate. _ s " s '!, Whit eman was born Dec. 3, 1867, near Britt. She was the West child of Henry and Sarah Vniteman. When 12 years old she moved to Worth county with her arents Dec. 25, 18*2. she was married to John Ormerd of North- vood. After residing in North.wood Dakota and Mason City, they moved to Whistler, Ala., where ley lived for 26 years. In 1930 hey moved to Medford, Wis vhere Mr. Ormerd died in 193o' he following year she returned o Aorthwood where she made er home until last fall when she moved to Mason City. Surviving are her cousins, Mrs \ddy Finch, Mrs. Norval Hen- nckson and Mrs. Esther Davis of Aorthwood, and several cousins at -ake Mills, Corwith, Windom and -ik River, Wis.; also 4 nieces and ne nephew. Burial will be in the family lot t Sunset Rest cemetery. » Slave Labor Has Bitter Hate of Nazis By DEWITT MACKENZIE Associated Press War Analyst Disclosure that Hitler is sitting on a keg of human dynamite consisting of 12,000,000 slaves brought to the reich Irom occupied countries, raises an ' altogether grim picture ol f t h e situation t which w o u l d f e x i s t if these unfortu n a t e s should try to exact retribution from the German people when the nazi military m a chine cracks--as crack it will in due course. Unconditional MACKENZIE surrender will bring the Hitlerites respite from further war. But what will it bring them from the millions who have suffered under the lash and have seen other millions of their colleagues die from privation? It's obvious that should these folk rise up fpr revenge, the best efforts of the allies wouldn't be able to restrain them before terrible events had taken place. We have known, of course, thai Hitler was loading many of his war burdens on to the scarred backs of slave labor, both male and female. However, we've had no such details as are now given us by Taylor Henry, Associated Press correspondent, who is in Portugal a wait ing repatriation after 13 months internment by the Germans. _ Forty per cent of Hitler's labor is foreign, and Russians and Poles head the list with 2,500,000 and 1,000,000 respectively. He must get uneasy moments when he recalls the massacres and other atrocities he has perpetrated in Russia and Poland. He must get a chill when he remembers that out of the first 4,000,000 Russians captured by the Germans, only 1,500,000 survived the privations of his prison camps. We know something of what the nazi anti-Christ is thinking from a statement carried by the British broadcasting corporation which reports t h a t all German nationals in .Czechoslovakia have been issued guns and ammunition for self defense. The reason is that open resistance among the Czechoslovakia "s " growing and, says the B. GRAND ICE CREAM TREATS at THE SODA^RILL p DANCE RUDD, IOWA Friday, March 3 MUSIC by EARL HUNT AND HIS BAND DANCING EVERY NIGHT Come--Try Onr Dellclon* Food Slcaks - Fried Chicken Home Barbecued Ribs Fried Fish n c TILL 6 - THEN o*c IMin Ta* - Child. tr.e £, \. ENDS TUBS. "What's Buxzin* Cousin" BLONPIE FOK VICTORY STATE STARTS WEDNESDAY ERKOLFLYNN OUVIA 'HAVftUND SHE HAS WHAT IT TAKES! About 100,000 women are em- loyed in U. S. banks. B. C,, the Genaui aothoriUes fully realize what will happen to them when the war reaches the frontiers of the little republic. The civilians of m a n y countries are living for the day when they c a n avenge themselves against the nazi troops of occupation. B u t Hitler's greatest problem along this line must have to do with the reich, where revenge may be t a k e n not only against the soldiery but upon civilians. No wonder his murderous gestapo chief, Himmler, has been given sweeping powers and has under his command a picked military force of 600,000. Meetings Of North Iowa Organizations ST. ANSGAR--The Ladies Aid society of Immanuel Lutheran church will meet Thursday afternoon. JOICE--The Charity club "will be entertained at the Bethany church parlors Friday by Mrs. S K. Berg and Sarah Arneson. ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. J. P. Lund will be hostess to the Elizabeth Rossiter church school class at her home Thursday afternoon. ST. ANSGAR--The Ladies Aid Society of the First Lutheran church will meet Thursday afternoon at the parish house. CHAPIN--The Congregational Ladies Aid society wilTmeet in the church parlors for an all-day meeting Thursday. EMMETSBURG--The farmers- evening school annual banquet meeting was to be held at the Hotel Kermore on Tuesday ROCKWELL - The Methodist Missionary society will meet Wednesday at the home of Mrs. D W Gibson. ACKLEY -- Ladies Aid society of St. John's Evangelical Reformed church will meet Wednesday af- n o TILL 6:00 - THEN «j -i^l glai Tar - Child. IQc ft 1 I TUBS. -WED: I A.VP I The Romance That Raised a Thousand Eyebrows . . . "UNEXPECTED UNCLE" Anne Shirley - James Craie ternoon in th* church social rooms. ROCKWELL--Farmers' society annual meeting will be held Saturday at the I. O. O. F. hall ACKLEY--Jolly Ate Bridge club will be entertained Wednesday afternoon in the home of Mrs Cora Cresslin. ACKLEY--St. Mary's Cemetery society will meet Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the T. L Croker home. ·ACKLEY--St. Mary's church at Ackley will have Lenten services every Friday and Sunday at 7:30 p. m. ALEXANDER -- The U n i t e d Church Ladies Aid society will meet Wednesday afternoon at the church basement. ACKLEY--Ladies Aid hociety of the First Evangelical church will meet Thursday afternoon at PALACE ' END ftlf.' "TOP MAN" DONALD O'CONSOB PEGGY RYAN "Rookies In Burma" BBOW.V * CAENEI START WED, SPINE CHtLLINfi! the home of Mrs. Harvey Sietsema. ALTA VISTA-The Ladies Aid of the Evangelical church will meet with Mrs. Will Duncan Thursday at 2 p. m. T ALTA VISTA--The Lutheran Ladies Aid will meet Thursday at 2 p. m. at the Mrs. Will Erion ttome here. ALEXANDER--Alexander Cemetery society will meet Thursday afternoon at the United church basement. PLYMOUTH--The W. S.' C. S. of the Methodist church will meet Wednesday afternoon in the church parlors. TO KENEW CHARTER Plymouth--There will be a special meeting of the stockholders of the Plymouth Telephono company at Plymouth high school Saturday at 1:30 p. m. The purpose is to renew the corporate charter for 20 years. Charles Ciner is president and J. O. Hanson, secretar DANCING Its Facilities Assure You of a Pleasant, Enjoyable Evening SAM CAMPBELL WED MALEK'S BAND FRI. CHUCK HALL SAT. _. _ , -- -- uA 1 · The Screens Mad, Musical Laugh-Quake! AND JOHKSCW flftr florin «* CASS DALEY MARTHA O'DRISCOU PATRIC KNOWLES TONY and SALLY DE MARCO COUNT BASIE ond Hii O8CHISIRA MARION HUTTON end Th» Glenn Miller Singers DELTA RHYTHM BOYS HKT Xtlimoi XKHMB I1HI HUT GILIIIT IDEM KMNEDY RUKUN rVMGMNW HANS COMUD "THE MARINES AT TARAWA' AUTHENTIC -- IN TECHNICOLOR LAST - TIMES f t HIS-BUTLER'S-SISTER with FRANCHOT - TONE THE MOST RECKLESS ROGUES THAT EVER RODE! A wemcm-more dangerous flwm ffTT! Burning Days of Bold- Adventure . . with the most spectacular stars of today' MONTEZ WILD'NIGHTS OF SHEER DELIGHTS? with ANDY DEVINE F O R T U N I O B O N A N O V A FRANK PUGLIA RAMSAY AMES MORONI OLSEN K U R T K A T C H ""^ ' in Thrilling Srsectacles

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