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12 Friday, March 10. 1944 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Hog Trade Active, Lower BOARD AND ROOM By GENE AHEKN SWINE PRICES 1 0-CENTS OFF Complete Clearance of Salables Is Reported Chicago, VP) -- Hog prices declined Friday, but trading was active at the lower levels, A small supply of steers moved in active trade at prices steady with Thursday's market. Lambs topped at $16.40. S\vine buyers paid 10 cents lower prices on till snides and weights Friday with the top of SH.10 reached in curly trade. Most good and choice l!l() to ;i:tO pound butchers sold lor $13.i)[3 to $14.05 und good und choice lijjht weights ranged from $12.75 lo §14. A complete clearance was .reported on the supply of 12,000 salables. Big packers had an additional 10,500 head on direct consignment. Receipts at the 12 major markets were larger than a week ago, with 1118,500 shipped Friday as compared with 97,264 a week ago. Chicago, (fl)--(WFA)-- Salable hogs 12,000; total 22,500; weak to 10 lower, late trade moderately active at decline; good and choice 190-330 Ibs. $13.90-14.05, top SUMO; good and choice 1GO-19Q Ibs. S12.75-14; weights over 330 Ibs. scarce; sows steady to 10 lower, good and choice 350-550 Ibs. $13.40-65, few $13,15; complete clearance. Salable cattle. 2,000; salable calves 700; meager supply steers here steady; mostly S14.50-16 market, with choice 1,065 Ib. yearlings at 51G.35, the top; clearance good; run largely sows, with sprinkling medium to good heifers; good beef cows steady at Sll.SO upward to 513.50; but canners, cutters, and common beel cows steady at $11.50 upward to $13.50; but canners, cutters and common beef cows easy at S10 down; cutters S8.50 down, mostly 38.25 and below; all cows 25-5C higher for week, however; bull trade steady to weak; vealers steady at 513-15 mostly; practical top weighty sausage bulls §12, -little Friday passing S11.75: week end clearance stock'cattle broad at $11.50-13.25 mostly. Salable sheep 2,500; total 4,000; lambs steady; 4 loads good and choice western led lambs $16.2540; 3 loads around 100-102 pound Colorados and Nebraskas lopped at $16.40 to shippers; 2 loads medium and good lambs held above $15.50; odd lots common natives $12-13; scattering good native lambs on up to $16; sheep practically absent, quoted nominally steady, packaged aged bucks $7.50. Local Livestock HOGS MASON CITY--For Friday Steady. Good Ii»ht !lsht» 140-150 9 8.00 Good light lights J50-ICO S D.OD Good light lights; 160-170 S10.90 Good light lights no-ISO SH.SO Good Ulht lights 130-200 512.90 Good light lights 200-220 S13.40 Good med. wt. butchers .. 220-240 913.40 Good med. wt. butchers .. 240-270 S13.40 ; Good med. we. butchers .. 270-300 Sia.40 Good med. wt, butchers .. 300-320 J13.40 Good mtd. wt. butchers .. 330-360 SI2.9I Good packing sows 270-300 S12.2I Good sows 300-330 S12.2I Good sows 330-3GO S12.2I . Good sows 300-400 S12.2 Good SOWS 400-450 S12.: Gocd sows 450-500 SI2.0 Dae to excessive run of bogs, please cMll the plant before dellverirJC HOT ho[S. JACOB E. DECKEH * SONS. CATTLE JIASON CITY--For Friday Choice steers and heifers .. SU.OO-15.C · Good steers and heifers .... 512.50-13. Med. steers and heifers .... S1Q.OO-H.5 Com. sleers and hellers .... S 8.00- 9.5 Cows, dry fed S 8.50- 9.01 Com. cows . S 7.50- 8.0 Butcher bulis s 0.00-10.0 Bolocjia bulls 36.00-3.0 Bologna bulls, light S 7.00- 8.0 Cutters S 6.00- 7.0 Canners, heavy s 5.00- c.t Canners. li£ht ;........ s 4.00-5.0 Fancy select calves S12.00-13.0I CaivcA gd. to choice 130-190 Sll.00.12.tt Calves, fair to Rood 130-lflQ S 9.50-10.1 Calves, common to fair 3 7.50- 8.5 Calves, cull ^ S4.00d'\v SHEEP MASON CITY--For Friday Genuine pp. lambs. £C3. to ch. SI4.25-15.25 Genuine sp. lambs, gd. to ch. SI3.00-1-I.OO Ted cwcs. good to choice ., 5 5.00- 6.00 Common, cwet 5 1.00- 2.00 Bucks S .75-150 Midwest Livestock (TKIDAV'S I'KIC'ES) Allied Lea Minn, Steady reni 40-150 Ibs, .,.,.,,., ,. 1 U.SI5 0-160 Ins *!0,Bj HO-!?!) \ti S11.S5 (MM )bs , SI1.8.S B0.200 Ins ,., S I 2 3 5 0-220 Ibs, , ...,.,,,,... »|;M'J 10-2*0 ibc, ,,,,..,.,...,,,',.. 1)3.40 0-870 ibs. ti:i.4Q 0-300 |bs ..,,, 113.40 XI.330 Ibs. 313.W ·360 Ibs. ..-' 913.65 ood Packing Sows-10-300 Jbs, ,, S12.IO M-J-M Ins S12.10 10-360 Ibs. SI-MO 60-400 11)5 , 512.0(3 ao-45o iii sii'JO 30-SOO ]l]i $11,Eft 3(1 Jls , 311.70 A u s t i n Minn. Steady s n.m SIU.U'J . SI2.20 31X40 113.40 f 13.40 Waterloo Sleady S i t . 65 512.15 SKI. 45 S13.40 312.90 S12.20 81120 sia.20 SI2.2D SI 2.1 [I $12.0(1 » 1 3,45 $U.«ij 913.00 SI 2.25 SI 2.25 SI 2.25 S12.15 srj.i/j i l l . US OATS, BARLEY PRICES STRONG Expanded Demand for Grains Is Reported Chicago, Of)--Oats and barley vere strong on the grain market Priday, May oats moving to a new ;easonal high, in reflection of a goad cash demand for both grains. A slump in the movement of corn from the country has caused an expanded demand for other feed rains from Iced manufacturers. The May rye contract jumped nore than a cent at one time, argely on short-covering by. local :raders, and deferred deliveries nade fair gains. Surrounding strength was reflected in wheat, which was ahead fractionally, but nlerest In the bread cereal, con- inued light and the number of transactions was small. At the close wheat was ·ilgher. May 31.71%, oats were up Vi-l'/i, May 81V2, rye was %-lVi .ligher, May S1.28'/s: iii, und bar- :ey was up 1%-lVti, May 51.24%. STOCK DEMAND S IN MOTORS Selected Issues Make Gains of Point or So New York, IfP)--Investment de- nand centered on motors and spe- altjes in Friday's stock market nd, while many leaders suffered ·om neglect, selected issues were ushed up fractions lo a point or o to peaks for, 1944. Rails enjoyed a rising flurry at le start but most failed to follow irough. Near-closing advances ·ere well distributed although nu- nerous issues were under water r unchanged. Low-priced utilities ame out in blocks of as much as 5,000 shares and transfers topped le million-share aggregate for the rd lime this week. Earnings and dividends still vere the principal inspiration for uyers with idle cash seeking in- ome payers. CHICAGO CASH G R A I N ( F r i d a y M a r k e t ) Cliicaj;i, (,1'f--Wheat none. Barley. nialttrtK S1.25 1.44(;e nominal. Field seed per 100 Ibs.: Timotliy So.75'/r nominal; reel top 5144tlo nominal; red clover $31.30 nominal; sweet clover 310.50 ominiL Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Friday Vo. 2 white oats '. 70c \ T o. 2 shelled corn (15'A % moisture) $1.02 o. 2 ear corn (15% moisture) 98c *Jo. 2 soybeans 51.80 Barley 75c-Sl uly ept let- IATS-- !;iv uly ept CHICAGO GRAIN CLOSE (Friday M a r k e t ) T~ HiRii Low 1.7I!i 1.71 l.Ca Close 1.71!. .nt'i .77'n .73', .73!i Sept. . ..... Dec. BARLEY-lay ...... July ...... ~ Hides Quotations I t i r n i t h c d by Wolf Bros.. Inc. 308 Fifth Street Southncal Horschidcs . . . . . . 56,00 ·GREEN BEEF HIDES Bull hides Prom 15 Ibs. up From 15 Ibs. down 12 ·Cured hides le a Ib. hifilior. Also le a Ib. higher for green hides to whoJe-al dealers in wholesale quantities. Miscellaneous CHICAGO POTATOES ( F r i d a y M a r k e t ) Chicico, (iVi--(W. F. A.J -- Potatoes, ; rivals 93: on track -Oo; total lj. S. *hi moms 912; .supplies moderate; dcmn very l i g h t ; [or Colorado McClurcs a Nebraska triumplu market steady fo best qualily; for Idaho Husscts" an northern stock market weak; Idaho Hits set Bin-junks U. S. No. 1. S3.JO: Colo rado Had McClures U. S. No. I. S3.37 Nebraska Bliss Triumphs U. S. No. S3.59: Minnesota and N'orth Dakota Blis Triumphs U. S. No. 1. S2.05'.j 2.10; Com mcrcials SI.IB'i 1.00: Cobblers Commer rials 5-1.7.i',i2.10: Florida Bliss Triumph U. S. No. 1. S3.IO'ti3.2.j per 50 Ib. sack 3.r,j per bushc! crate. Sees 25 Million Living in Pacific Coast Area New Westminster, B. C., (U.R) S. S. McKccn, president of the Vancouver, B. C., board of trade, envisions a population o[ 25,000.000 for the Pacific Coast area. He reported the new western empire would be expanded with completion of new roads linking the coast with the Alaska and Peace River highway. He said business leaders of Alaska, British Columbia, Alberta, Washington, Oregon and California will sec a tremendous increase in foreign trade, "especially with China, after the war. sins. SIMMEKSON DIES Bclmoml--Funeral of Mrs. Simon Simmerson was held Wednesday just 4 days after that of her husband, at St. Olaf Lutheran church west of Bclmond. Mr. and Mrs. Simmerson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 23 last year. They lived practically all their lives in Norway township. They were the parents of 4 children, 3 of whom survive. Harold and Alvin Simmerson of Norway township and Mrs. L. Field of Dccorah. Map reading .in the i a r k has been made possible by the development of a fluorescent plastic envelope that glows under the "black light" o' near-ultraviolet rays. Rival Labor Groups Intensify Assault on Little Steel Formula Washington, (/P)--A subsunac AFL-CIO,rivalry for prestige ha intensified the campaign to smas: the little steel formula so muci that the labor board has de cided to seek some white nous .uidancc. In brief, the WLB will altcmp to learn whether the adminislra lion is prepared to have a show down now with labor on wag ceilings and. if so. how to procecc. This was learned Friday as th steel industry opened its fight t have the CIO steclworkers' 17-cen wage demand thrown out of pane hearings on grounds t h a t it is con trary to existing wage policy. The AFL and the CIO, boll which are represented on the wa labor board, have a common oh jcclivc of dumping the l i t t l e stec formula or. at least, raising th 15 per cent limitation. Bitf. be ing rivals in the organizing fick they are apprehensive of one other about a grab for s t a n d i n among the workers it the dri\ succeeds. Union prestige enters the pic ture because of the possibilil that one union's case may be use as the battering ram to smas the formula. Casino Ka/cil Kcdnmia Ueach, Cal.. (U.R)--Tl Hcdondo Cabinu. urnale vestige Produce (Merchant Quotations) Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse) - MASON CITY--For Friday gs, current receipts 29c prings, heavy breeds 2-}c eghorn springs, 2 Ibs. over 21c teavy hens 21c 'ens, under 4. Ibs. .-. 18c ocks, heavy I7c ocks, Leghorns' lac All No. 2 Poultry 4 cents less ggs, at retail 38c utter, Iowa State Brand . ...4Bc utter, Corn Country 4tfe utter, Brookfield 4Dc AU. US KIPS FUAY . FOB, KEEPS/ Charles City Globe-Gazette Ads Portray Trend of Era Churl?* City--Tragedy, heartache, suffering, misunderstanding, sacrifices, and the ovcr*present difficulties thut gu with this ecu, are written in iietween the lines of the following 2 advertisements that appeared in a local paper at different times this week: The first advertisement was by the father and. husband: "After this date I wiU not he responsible for any debts contracted by anyone other than myself." The second one was by the mother and wife: "For sale-TM Cheap, but hard-to-eet diamond set diamond r i n g , $25 to light young couple." Republican Women of Floyd County to Meet Diplomat Delegates C'ity-^Thu Floyd county Women's club will meet in Die Guild hall, Friday, Mare!) gi, when Mi's, Q, H, Alt- bee, Marshulitown, president of the Third District Republican Women's clubs will be the main speaker. This is the spring weeU ina and all republican women ore invited to attend,. Mrs, Charles l,Biw is'- chairman of the conr mittee in charge of the dinner, Reservations fpr the dinner may be made with Mrs. Laun or Miss Edith Troutner, president of the Floyd County club. OFFICIAL ESTIMATE!) (Friday M a r k e t ) C h I c it f ci, llfi--(Vf. F. A.)--Officially timotcd salable livestock receipts for aturday: Hogs 3,000: cattle 500; sheep 0. NEW VOBK PRODUCE I (Friday Market! Xc\v York. M-j-- EERS 20,339: irregular. urrcnt general \vholcsale selling prices Mixed colors, special No. 1 4, -17 Ibs. and over as'.aSin'.-jc; 45 extra No. 1. to ' s. average aa'.jriSBc; extra No o. -, 47 Ibs. and over Sa'.aftSGc; veratie 34'/j';(35c; extra medium 40 Ib*. verauu 30ft31c: extra puliels 33 to 37 bs. 27c; current receipts 43 Ibs. averse 32',:'/i32lc; dirties 43 Ibs. 32'.'»c; leeks Sliic. Butter 517,023: firm. Prices unchanged ceiling. Cheese 177,557; nominal, no quotations. CHICAGO PRODUCE (Friday's Prices) O'liicago, Uv--Butter, (inn; receipts D3.72G; market unchanged. Egps. receipts 21,320: sleady; checks 0; other market unchanged. QWCE.TrW GRACE A1KT A t«JE ATALL'..T SWS THEJA EXERCISES IS O1ST t6SiSNEt TD HEtP A GUVS CAtZWASt... SO OS O.K.. cria YOURS DEUOTELV Pa-IDLVTMEED, F-M.IAIHTGOT NO ORRlASE. X X X A A. -s-io CRYPTOQUOTE--A cryptogram quotation L Y I E I M X D U S Q Z M L Y M J A X D J Q J I J L 1 E T S A E X 1 Z M L Y Y I D O I J -- S O M Q . Yesterday's Cryptoquott: MODEST DOUBT IS CALLED THE BEACON OF THE WISE--SHAKESPEARE. CHICAGO I'OIILTRV ( F r i d a y M a r k r t ) Chicago, Wj--Poultry, live, f i r m ; :ars, 5 trucks; market unchanged. Soldier Urges Forest ^p in Memory of War Dead Loicunsnnrl, I ml., (U,R)--Pvl. Robert E. McDonald, now stationed in Greut Britain, has suggested to his father, Robert R. McDonald oC Logansporl, th;it a tree be planted in memory of each serviceman killed in the war. The elder McDonald said he was willing to start coLiulry-widc project by dona tint; the necessary plants for Cass county's war dead. The soldier said that "war memorials are tragic and sad, but forests would be alive with beauty." He said the British have advanced the plan for their country. CARRIES BULLET Winslow. Maine, Brooks, 28, is soing U.R) -- J o h n around these days with a bullet in his brain. After ho was shot accidentally a few weeks ago, doctors decided against removing the bullet because it did not injure any vital brain tissue. Sets Murk (U.R)--Livestock hauled to market by truck .set a new record in 1043 with 51,682,375 head, or 59 per cent of the total, which would have required 840,000 railroad cars to transport, the Corn Belt dailies reported. WAC A Grandmother Seattle, (U,R--Pvt. Nellie A. Edwards of Omak, Wash., is believed lo be the holder of some kind of WAC record. Army recruiting district officers reported that Pvt. Edwards was not only a grandmother. but 8 times a Rrunclmotlicr. The grandchildren arc the offspring of her 2 sons, 2 daughters and a step-son. Starts "Avigalion" Cincinnati. (U.R)--Prof. Bradley Jones, the author of a book on '·Aviation,' 1 recently began the first course on the subject lo be taught in the University of Cincinnati. The t i t l e of the course, a cross between "avis" meaning Many Exploits Are Credited to Yankee Fighter Washington, (/!) -- Tech. Sgt. Charles E. Kelly, of Pittsburgh-is going to get the Congressional Medal of Honor. Does he deserve it? Listen to the story the war department tells about the fighting Irishman whose friends call him "Commando," and judge for yourself. Last Sept. 12, near Altavilla, Kelly, who is 23. volunteered as a member of a patrol which located and put out of action some enemy machine sun positions, al considerable risk of life and limb But that was just a start. He promptly volunteered to establish contact with a U. S. infantry battalion which was believed to be located on a hill a mile away. The route he had lo follow was under enemy observation, plus sniper mortar nnd artillery fire. Bu "Commando" got back with the information that the Americans weren't there--the hill was occupied by the aazis in organized positions. Kelly volunteered immediately for another patrol going after enemy machine guns, and "assisted materially" until he ran out o ammunition. So he got permission lo go to an ammunition dump for more, and arrived lo find the Germans attacking ferociously. He go his ammunition, plus an assignment to stay right there and protect the rear of an adjacent storehouse, which he did all night. Next morning, svhcn the nazi; resumed the attack, Kelly look a position at an open window when a machine gunner had been killcc nnd several soldiers wounded There he "delivered continupii aimed and effective fire" until hi rifle locked from overheating whereupon he found another ani kept up his shooting until th same thing happened to that one There wasn't another rifle ban dy, but Ihe enemy was threaten ing to overrun the position, Kelly picked up some 60 SIM mor tar shells, pulled the safety pin and used the shells for grenades killing at least 5 Germans. "When it became impcrativ that the house be evacuated." th citation continues, "Cpl. Kell, despite his sergeant r s injunctions volunteered to hold the positio until the remainder of the dc tachmcnt could withdraw. As th detachment moved out. Cpl. Kell \vns observed deliberately loaclin and firing a rocket launched frort Ihe window. He was successful i covering the withdrawal of th unit, and later in joining his ow organization." The citation ends there, wil a bow lo Kelly's "fighting detei the Gay 'flOs when (his beach oily I bird, iincl "agerc.'' meaning to di- was a gay Pacific coast resort, is I reel, deals with aeronautical navi- being torn down for salvage. I gallon. m m u l i t i n and intrepidity "Co m m a n cl o'' bal hadn tutious but speedy steps away, ·om there, down a hill. And what did he find? An bandoned 37M.M anti-lank gun, ith shells. So as long as the hells lasted, lie stayed with that un, too, That was at Allavilla. Kelly was t San Pietro, too, as u corporal-le citation for the earlier actions vas written while he was a cor- oral--and then as a section ser- eant. He crossed the Rapido riv- r 3 times as a platoon sergeant, ut had to come back each time iccause of overwhelming enemy trength. He has fought at Casino, also. He's had a total of 70 days of active combat, and his nly injuries have been a scraped note and some tiny cuts on his lands from shell fragments. Of- "icially, he has become a legend of the Italian campaign. Mis mother, Mrs. Irene Kelly, Pittsburgh, has 6 other sons in the fighting forces, loo. Cha rles City Brief s Friuiuls in Charles City ha thill Margaret lluunoy, » navy nurse stationed at Furrugul, Ida., is ill with rheumatic fever Jliss Rooney attended the Irnnlue- ulate Conception academy in Charles City for a number of years. Pvt. Roger F. McCauley arrived from Fort Worth, Tex., Wednesday noon to spend a 12-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. McCauley. Pfc. Donald C. Johnson arrived Sunday on a 15-day lurlough from Canada to visit his wife und his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Johnson. Funeral services for Oscar Perry, who died Tuesday morning, were to be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist church in Greene. The Rev. F. C. Mercer was'to officiate. Interment was to be made in Rose Hill cemetery at Greene. Among recent arrivals at the University of Dubuque for training under the navy V-12 program was A/S Walter J. Eckebrecht, of Charles City. After completion of his (raining at Dubuque, he will go on to further education in his field under the navy's program. Arvin Kensrue, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Kensrue, 504 Fifth avenue, Charles City, has graduated from the naval aid technical training center at Norman, Okla. While at the Norman school he studied the course for aviation ordance and graduated with the advanced rate of seaman 1/c. Mr. and Mrs. George Binger were honored on their 25th wedding anniversary Wednesday night at the Knights of Pythias hall. About 30 ot their friends participated in the pot-luck supper Cards furnished the entertainment during the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Binger were presented with silver dollars by the group. Pvt. Gladysc May Ponto, daughter of John H. Ponto, 403 W. Clark street, Charles City, was a member of a Women's Army Corps unit which recently left First WAC training center, at Des Moines. for duty with the army at base headquarters, Spokane Wash. Mrs. Perry Eylchcson, William A. Herbrechtsmeyer, and Mrs. Anton Osterman, Mrs. F. E. Hamilton, and Gary Ellery, all o Charles City, and Mrs. Henr; Mack, of Ionia, have been ad milled to the Cedar Valley hospi tal for treatment or surgery. Mrs Iowa Relatives of Men in 34th Invited to Minneapolis Meeting Des Moines, (/!'--Relatives of owa men serving with the U4th ivision have received an invita- ion to attend a meeting in Min- icapolis Sunday of the club made up of relatis'es of Minnesota men n the 34th. Sell Chicago Coliseum o Sports Promoters Chicago, (U.R)--Modernization of he historic Coliseum, scene of 5 epublican national conventions, vill be started immediately to jrepare it foi- conventions, shows For Forecast on Weather See Your Zoo Cleveland, (U.Ri--Never mind whether the argimdhot; made n personal appearance on groundhog day 'wild (ram now cm skip the wenther fpreeast, ton. Instead, Fletcher Reynolds, di~ veetor of (he Cleveland, zoo, advises everyone lo keep an eye peeled on the following fritters (in your local zoo, of course): For cold weather watch the arc- (io snow owl. It will descend from lie perch just before a cole) spell and wait 9UPUt impatiently on'the ground for subzero tempej'stures. Snow is forecast by the fox squirrel. The wily squirrel" will fortify its nest in advance with straw, grass and twigs against the added weight of snow. Even the hyena's.mirth is good for something. The hyena giggles when the sky clouds and laughs o u t r i g h t when it is going to rain. . Aiul next summer listen lor ihc ostrich. Just before a heal wayc the otsrk'h w i l l rortr almost like a lion. lleynolds adds, with pardonable pride, that these creatures are practically infallible. and sports events. The 44 year old building built vitli stones taken from the con- 'eclerate institution in which federal prisoners of war were confined, was purchased recently by a group of sports enthusiasts leaded by Fred Morelli and Leo Seltzer, sports promoter. The reported purchase price was $300,000. Morelli and Seltzer plan .o spend another $250,000 to remodel the structure. Chicago's first automobile show a n d many circuses, w i l d w e s t shows, pageants and s p o r t i n g events were held in the Gothic structure. It was also the scene of the famous First Ward balls put on by Aldermen Michael "Kinky Diijk" Kenna and "Bath House" John Coughlin at the turn o£ the century. Set Periods of Law Study Iowa City--Choice of 4 different periods of summer study will be offered by the University of Iowa law college in 1944, the official schedule reveals. The regular summer semester will run from April 24 to Aug. 5. but students unable lo enroll April 24 may start May 29 for a 10-week term ending Aug. 5. Another term of 7 weeks opens April 24 and ends June 14, while one of 8 weeks continues from June 15 to Aug. 5. IOWAN AMONG ACES London, (fP)--Lt. Howell K. Brueland of Callendar, fowa, was listed Friday as one of 65 United States fighter aces who have shot down a total of 511 German planes since operations began in the European theater. Brueland is credited with shooting down 5 enemy aircraft. LEGAL NOTICES F-ivt r l-i rli- nf rh'ii-lo^ r i t v hi i-iirnc-vnn Acs* company" and its tail t-iatK. ot i^naiiea. (_ily haa B n ncj p 3 i place of ul , S m C5? | S i ason C j ly . NOTICE OK RENEWAL OK CORPORATE EXISTENCE OK Cl!RRIE-VAS NESS CO. Notiec Is hereby given that the Curric- Van Ness Company, a corporation, of Mason Cily. Iowa lias renewed i t s corporate existence and has filed with the Secretary of State its Certificate of Renewal together w i t h Renewal. Amended and Substituted Articles of Incorporation whicli provide as follows: 1. Tile name of the Corporation is "Curric-Vaii .Vess Company" and its Minneapolis to Hold Aviation Exposition Minneapolis, (U.R)--The Northwest Aviation Exposition, the first of what is planned to be an annual series to do for airplanes what automobile shows did for the motor car, will be held in Minneapolis lale in March. The exposition is e.xpecled to be a mndel lor similar shows in other cities in the country and a step toward making aviation an outstanding feature of postwar civilization. Exhibits of planes, helicopters gliders, parts, accessories, equipment and air services will be sent from all parts of the nation by more than 500 manufacturers, and plans currently are .being made for a number of conventions to be conducted in connection with the air show. The event is sponsored by the Greater Twin City chapter of the National Aeronautical association which has more than 8,000 members in the ninth federal reserve district of 8 stales and southern Canada. had treatment. I ' Promotion of 3 to Lieutenant Colonel in State Guard Anounced DCS Moincs, (/P)--Col. Arthur T. Wallace, commander of the Iowa State guard, Thursday announced the promotion of 3 battalion commanders from major to lieutenant colonel. They were Oliver s. Kilcy, Burlington; Merrill R. Hawkins, Des Moincs, and Forrest H, Davidson, Cladnda. Harry H. Meyer, commander of company I, first regiment, at Clarinda was promoted from lieutenant to captain. Announcement was made' Wednesday of the following promotions and commissioning of a commander: George R. Baker was commissioned captain and given command of the Headquarters company, first battalion, first regiment at Washington, Iowa. Charles R. Clift, Camp Dodge, state guard property officer; Doll S. Blackburn, plans and training officer; James A. t.ucas, adjutant for the guard, nnd Charles S. McKinstry. Waterloo, supply officer, were promoted from major to lieutenant colonel. Kentucky Landmark Covintton. Ky., (U.R)--Workers today are clearing and landscaping ground on which an historic Kentucky landmark has stood since the Civil war.'It is rambling 11-Mile House on the Cincinnati- Louisville pike, near Fiddler's Green, Ky.. and 11 miles from Covinglon. The original log construction was covered by a frame building, and several additions rnade to the structure finally gave it an L-shape. The building was one of the most famous taverns in the region during the Civil war, and was the scene of many military espionage plots. Cream Horse Co-Op Formed at Iowa Falls Imva Falls--Officers and directors of the newly-organized American Cream Horse co-operative arc C. T. Ricrson. Kaclcliffc: Verner. Stromer, Klcmmc, vice president; Karcnc Bunker. RadcUffe, secretary-treasurer. Directors include H- L. Bavender, New Providence; Earl Werl i n#, R en wick; and AI Standt. Dougherty. Other breeders attending the organization meeting in Iowa Falls were Leonard lies and RobcrL lies, both of Alden; E. E. Rcece, New Providence: John King, Hubbard; Ernest Werling, Rcnwick; Paul Acklcy, Blairsburg; William Donelsim. Alden; and Merle Bunker, RadclilJfe. Another meeting will be held soon to draft articles of incorporation and by-laws. The first cream-colored draft horses brought to the attention of breeders in this vicinity was in 1910 when Harry (Elat) Lakin, Ellsworth stock buyer, bough! a mare of that color at a farm sale in Story county. Lakin later sold the horse to Nelson Brothers of Jewell; ami Eric Christian. Jewell, lover of horses and oldtimc veterinarian saw the possibilities of developing a new breed. Characteristics of the cream horses arc u rich cream color, pink skin, white mane and tuil, a fcv, white markings on face and feet and amber-colored eyes which are almost white when the colts are young. Breeders say the horses have "excellent dispositions, that thei f are easily handled, yet have plenty of style and action. Rierson now has 21 of the new breed. Recce Son of New Providence, 6; and Bavendcr, 5. ktopiiuri Ihcre. The boys learned later that, after f i r i n g the last bazooka shell, he slipped out of the storehouse, and started making Regular baking mixed with a small amount of lalctim powder, makes a good fire extinguisher powder. I INFANT DIES Nashua--David Edward Emcr sou, 7 months old son of Ensigt and Mrs. Charles Emerson, who had been ill the past 2 weeks with meningitis, died Thursday morning at the Allen Memorial hos pita! in Waterloo. The child wa born at the Waverly hospital, nn had been staying with his molhc n! Ihc home of her parents. M and Mrs. M. B. Norman, while UK father was in the service. Ensign Emerson, who is stationed al Portland. Me., came by plane, lie was an only child. . 'JL. The general n a t u r e of t!ic business i be transacted H tlic carrying on of a cncrnl hardware uit.sincis, including urchase nnd salu at wholesale aiul relail f nil kinds cf hardware, builders aup- Hcs. household and kitchen utensils and urnishjngs and all kinds of jjoods. wares nd merchandise for building, household nd domestic use; to buy. own, acquire, ell. mortgage and dispose o£ any and 11 property, real and personal incident o the carrying on of such business and : tc any and all things necessary and ·roper to the same extent that a natural crsnn could do in the premises, 3. The authorized capiial stock is £100,- CMi.no divided i n t o shares of the par ·iiTue of SIOO.OO per share, of which m o u n t S75.000.tK) i.s designated as com- non stock a n d $2o.OD3 preferred stock. 4. The corporate franchise is renewed or a period of twenty years from Feb- y 5, 134-?, lerrninatini: February 5. Affairs of ihe corporation to be conducted by a Board of Directors of no! ess than three nor more than 7. .nnd intil otherwise fixed by the stockholder* he Board shall con its I of four members. The Board of Directors to be elected a n n u a l l y by t h e stockholders at Ihe an- n u a l meeting of the stockholders to Ijc icld on the third Wednesday In January each year. fi. Private property of ihc stockholders ·half be free and exempt from all corporate dcbt.i and liabilities. CimniE-VAN NESS COMPANY By J. A- VAN NESS. Its President. RICHARD L. CURU1E. lis Secretary- Magazines, Candy Help Pacific Troop Morale San Francisco, (U.R)--James B. Gilbert, Bethesda, Md., an Amerir can Red Cross field director just returned from Munda, New Georgia, says that magazines are so popular with the men that "they take them up to the front and read them in foxholes." Gilbert, with his 2 assistant Held directors, Robert B. Dixon. Scranton, Pa., and Charles G. B l a c k w e l l , Memphis. Term., handed out 10,000 chocolate bar5. 20,000 tubes of toothpaste and thousands of magazines lo fighl- ing men in one month. " S i m p l e objects like these, which at home are taken for granted, mean an awful lot in the middle of battle. These commodities do more for Ihc morale than just about anything else we do," Gilbert staled. Gilbert, formerly stationed at Ft. Ord, Cal., was commended by. the commanding general of his installation "for the splendid spirit and efficient manner shown in conducting and organizing the Red Cross of his division." AUCTION SALE MONDAY, MARCH 13 at the LUND SALES BARN -- IF IS NEED OF A TRUCK CALL US -Barn will be open all day Sur.ilay to receive stock. We Start Selling Horses al 12:30 HORSES We had a real horse sale last week. Had 50 horses and sold 47 al prices salinfactory to consigners. Will have buyers this week for all classes. Ponies, soul hern mares and eastern horses are in xood demand and sellinK good. We can sell anythinr from killers lo the best that grows. As our sales are increasing every week we will have to start selling horses at 12:30 so set your horses in Sunday or early Monday morning, as we cannot sell horses after the liveslock sale starts. Z good younr nonir-i and saddle. CATTLE We hart a hig run of cattle and a good market last week We will have another big run Ihis week. We will have buyers for good springer cows which arc in good demand and selling good Buyers for butcher cattle, stockcrs, feeders, and fat cows and veal calves. We can gel top prices for cond veal calves. \Ve can use a lot of good breeding and butcher bulls. PIGS AND SHEEP There is no limit lo the number of good feeder pigs we can sell. We had 200 last week and nol enough lo fill the demand We can sell a tot of good brood sows and boars. Ewes, bucks and fat lambs arc in good demand. As Ihis is slrictly a consignment sale, we trv lo get vour livestock sold as il is listed in so get your slock in early. " Bring Anything You Have lo Sell Lunch on ihc Grounds Mason City Auction Co. Stables, 3758 -- PHONE w. n. ;ARTWRIGHT, Manager Residence, 4752W J. R. DOKSEY, Auct.

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