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Hogs Up 15 Gents in Week PRICES STEADY FOR SATURDAY Quotable Top on Swine Is Reported as $15 CHICAGO, (IP)--With only a small number of head offered for sale, livestock prices held stead} in all divisions Saturday. Hogs were quoted nominally unchanged from Friday, with tev head placed on the market. Average price Friday was $14.79 compared with $14.64 a week ago and $11.44 a year ago. Quotable top was $15. Hogs advanced about 15 cents for the week and reached a nev. 23 year January high o£ $15.40 on extremely small runs early in the week. Steers and yearlings were steady to 25 cents higher. Lambs advanced 25 to 35 cents. (USDA) -- Salable hogs 1,000 total 10,000; no through test of market because of limited supply a few small lots good and choice 200-300 lbs". averages steady with Friday's average at $14.75-90 shippers tooy 100; c o m p a r e * week ago; harrows, gilts am sows generally 15-25 higher. Salable cattle 500, calves none, compared Friday last week: General market very uneven, receipts measurably smaller early in week steer run increasing in market- breaking numbers at weekend losing early advance; fed steers and yearlings steady; top $16.85 paid for 1174 Ib. averages; nex highest price $16.75, these scaling 1169 and 1554 lbs.; 1633 lbs. a $16.15; best yearlings $16.50 largely S13.75 to $16.00 trade which worked sharply higher early, but lost upturn as week closed stock cattle scarce, slow, steady mostly $11.50 to $13.00; fleshy light feeders up to $14.00; fed heifers fully 25 higher, practical load lot top $15.75, short load $16.00 heifer supply liberal, medium to good grades predominating a $12.75 to $14.50; very erratic market on short run cows; this class closed 50 to 75 higher; practica top heavy cutters $3.75; strictly good beef cows to $13.50; bulk beef cows $11.00 to $12.50, mostly to eastern order buyers; bulls advanced 50, heavy sausage offerings reaching $14.25; vealers extremely scarce, 50 higher at $16.00 to $16.50 mostly. Salable sheep 2,000, total 4,000" compared Friday last week: Fat lambs mostly 25 to 35 higher, yearlings sharing Iamb trends sheep 25 to- 40 higher; top fed western wooled lambs at midweek $16.65, closing top $16.50; bulk fed westerns $15.75 to $16.25;; best natives $16.25; bulk fed clipped lambs with No. 1 skins $14.50 to $16.00; top $13.65 to $14.35; top 107 Ib. fat exves $9.25; highest since 1929; other ewes $7.25 to $9.15, late bulk choice $9.00 to $9.15. Local Livestock lions Ten cents higher. MASON CITY--For Saturdav Goad light hRhts 140-150 SI2.55 Good light lights 130-160 S13.03 Good light lights I60-170S13.55 Good light lights 170-180 $1405 Goad light lights IBO-200 S14.40 Good light butchers 200-220 SU.40 .Good me. v.-t. butchers ... 220-240 J14 40 Good me. v.-t. butchers ... 240-270 S14.40 Good me. w-t, butchers ... 270-200 s 14.40 Good me. \vt. butchers ... 300-330 SI4 40 Good me. \vt. butchers ... 330-360 514.50 Good packing sows 270-300 SH 05 Good sows 300.330 SH'oS Good so»s : 330-360 SU.Oo Good sows 3SO-WOSH.05 Good sows 400-450 Sn.95 Good sov.-s 450-500513,53 CATTt.ll MASON CITY--For Saturday -Choice to crime steers ...... SIX50-U Su Good to choice steers 112.50-13.50 Medium to pood steers Sll.50-12.50 Fair to medium steen $10.00-11 5C Pbln to tatr steers S 800-10.00 Choice to prime yrlg. steers S13.50-14.50 Good «o choice yrle. steers s 12.50-13.50 Dieolum to good yearlings ... ill 50-12.50 Fair o medium y-arllncs .. ill).00-11.SO Common to fair yearlings .. t 8.00-10 OC Choice to orfm* heifers. 880 lbs. down ,. 51300*14.00 Good to choice heifers JI2.oo-13.oo Medium to good heifers Sll 00-12 00 Plain to fair hd/ers SlO.OO-lrSO Common heifers I a 00-10 00 Good to choice com. dry fed ilO.Oo-11 00 Medium to fair cows s 9 oo- 9.50 Fair to medium cows s 850- 900 Cutters, heavy * 7.25-775 Cutters, llcht M ! SO-Jot! Canners. heavy j 5.50- too aSSThea * 5 -°°" " c suns. HEM..":::::::;:::::;: ISi'Sii) Fancy select calves S12.50-13.GO Calves, good to cijolce. 130-130 ttl.50-12.5i) t-a ves. fair to good. no-ISO t S.00-11.00 Calves, common to fall I goo- 8.00 Calves, cult I 6.00 O'wn SHEET . MASON CITY--For Saturday Spring lambs, good to choice, S13.75-14.1S spring lambs, medium to good S12.50-I3.5o Spring Iambs, cood to fair ... S10.50-H.50 gprmg Jambs, fair to medium S 9.00-10.00 bpngn lambs, common .. 5 5 0 0 - 7 0 0 Native en-es, good to choice.. S 2.75- 3't5 Ewes, cull c Bucks """.".".".'. * Last of Wildcat Coal Strikers Back on Jobs W I L K E S - B A R R E , Pa., (.?)_ Eight hundred miners at the Payne Coal company's Exeter colliery--last holdouts in a three- week wildcat anthracite strike- voted unanimously Friday to return to their jobs Saturday. Thus rr\TM f 'na»y the revolt against UMW leadership which cost the miners more than $2,000,000 in wages, kept 1,000,000 tons of hard coal off the market and won strikers only the assurance that their wage demands would be considered later. BOWS FUNERAL, HELD CRESCO -- Funeral services were held at the Bradley funeral home Saturday afternoon, Jan 23 for Mrs. Alice Daws, 46, who died JS Cr ,£f co Wednesday night, Jan. 20. The Rev. H. M. Normann pastor of the First Lutheran church of Cresco, officiated with burial at Howard Center, six miles west of Cresco. Midwest Livestock SATURDAY'S PBICES Albert Lea* __ . Minn. Tr^d Steady Good Butchers-- ;*»-15° Ibs S12.45-12.50 IsO-160 Ibs 512 85-12 9O "»-"» 105 S13.25-13'.20 170-101 Ibs. S13.85-13.90 ""WOO lbs $14.10-14.15 200-220 JOS S1425-1430 220-240 lbs $1425.1430 SiS'SS i£ 3 SM.M-M^SO ? ;5" 300 lbs SM.Z5-M.30 300-3.10 Ibs $1425-1420 330-360 Ibs 51«:i5-14:20 Good Packing Sows-270-300 lbs S13.BO-1385 3M-3W lbs $!3.80-13.S5 330-360 lbs. $13.80-13.85 300-400 ins. $13.70-13.75 WO-450 lbs S13.60-13.65 450-500 lbs. 513.50-13 55 500-550 Ibs $13.40-13.45 Austin Minn. Steady S12.30-J2.60 · S12.75-13.05 S13.05-13.3S 513.35-13.65 S13.80-14.10 S 14.00-14.30 ? 14.00-14.30 S14.00-14.30 S14.00-14.30 S14.00-14.30 113.90-14.20 S13.70-14.00 513.70-14.00 S13.70-14.00 $13.60-13.90 J13.50-13.8o S13.50-13.80 Waterloo Steady $13.55-12.70 S13.95-14.10 514.10-14.15 S14.35-14.50 S14.35-14.50 $14.35-14.50 $14.35-14.50 $14.33-14.50 $14.25-14.40 S14.00-14.15 514.00-14.15 S14.00-14.15 $13.80-14.05 S13.90-14.05 513.90-14.05 Cedar Hapldj JOc higher S13.60-13.7 S14.00-14.1 $14.30-14.4 $14.40-14.5 $14.40-14.5 $14.40-14.5 514.40-14.5 S14.40-14.5 $14.30-14.4C 514-10-14.2 $14.10-14.20 S14.10-14.2C 214.00-14.1 S13.SO-14.0 $13.SO-14.0C *'S£? '? SK'^? P° gs ' 'S 53 ' nan normal fill, delivered to Wilson plant at Albert Lea, will bring 5-15c over foregoing quotations.) Stock List ·NEW YORK STOCKS By The Associated Pre__ Am Can TSli Mont Ward Am R i £! S 6TI Am T T ISO 1 ". Am Tob B 47ii Anaconda 26'· Ateh T 4 S F 48!i Bendlx. Aviat 3514 Beth Steel S3 Boeing Airpl ISVi Case 85 Chrysler 69V'» 16?i S4M Con Edison Com Prod .,,, Curt Wright - IV, tleere Co 28 Gen Elec ^ Gen Foods Gen Mot Goodrich. Goodyear 111 Cent Int Harvest Int T T Kennecott Kresge 36 45S ZSVi 26Ti SV'4 58 7 30 Nash Kelv Nat Da Prod- N Y Central Penney Penn R R Phillips Pet Radio Sears Roeb Socony Vac Std Brands Std Oil Ind Std Oil N J Studebaker Swift tc Co Texas Co Un Air Lines Un Alrc Corp United Drug. U S Gypsum U S Rubber tl S Steel West Un Tel Wilson It Co Woolworth 7 It 12 ai 25 45 S 61 10 "4 5 26-. 47^4 6 24 43 B El!'. 27!i 49V 27V. 5V« 32V. GRAIN MARKET IS UNSETTLED Wheat Futures Drop But Later Make Gain CHICAGO, (^--Announcement by the commodity credit corporation that it would make available its 235,000,000 bushel stock of wheat at parity prices unsettlec grain' markets Saturday. Wheat futures, which had been higher in early trading, dropped below the preceding session's close following the CCC announcement. Trading was not heavy, however, and resting orders were encountered on the downside. Prices rose again to about Friday's finish. The CCC order released wheat at prices equivalent to parity at lie point of storage. Traders said the government's selling price is several cents a bushel above the open market price for hard wheats. This fact, it was said, prevented any sharp break in futures. Wheat closed =s to ij higher- Hay §1.39».V to SI.39=f,; July Sl.39% to s/s; corn was ¥i to ¥ off- May 98^ to 98y 4 ; oats were un- hanged to Vi higher; rye ad- /anced Va to % and soybeans Iropped =8. CHICAGO CASH GRAIN (Saturday Market) CHICAGO. «·)--No wheat. Corn, Kn. 1 yellow Sl.Olli; No. 3. 91V 4 ®I: No. 4. 93®95ft: No. 5, 85-893%sample grade 86S9BS. · Oats, sample grade white 58'A v, ^iStm "»'«" 881551.05 nominal: hard .81391 nominal; feed 72®82 nominal Field seed, a hundredweight, nominal. Timothy S4.75S5; alsike $19«-4; fancy Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Saturday No. 2 shelled corn gle No. 2 new oats , "/53C Mew ear corn 74,. No. 2 soybeans ". SI 81 50-75c SATTjEDAT CLOSING GRAIN WHEAT- High Low Close V ..$l.«ii SI.39V1 $1.39!i-s .1. ..... I.40T. 1.39-ii* tM'%~°' .59 .573; _S7v. 83 .83 uly ........ 58!' ept ....... . ,5Sii OYBEANS-- =? ....... 1.BKI July . ...... BYE-- Sept LARD -Jan E3?- t 85= i Produce (Merchant Quotations) ICasb Quotations b, E. G. Horse) , MASON CITY--I-or: Saturday -ggs, current receipts 320 -apons, 8 lbs. and up 30 C ieauy springs, 5 Ibs. and up 24c ieavy springs, 4 to 5 lbs 22c Heavy springs, 3 to 4 lbs. 20c ^eghnrn springs 17 C leavy hens, 5 lbs. and over! 22c iens, 4-5 lbs 20c iens. under 4 lbs......... n c ^ocks, heavy, '.!! I3c Cocks, Leghorns " "' lie All No. 2 Poultry 4 cents' 'less gs, in cash 29-32c -^gs, in trade 30-32c iutter, Iowa State Brand." 51c Suiter, Corn Country so c Sutler. Decker's low na".'.'."."5ac Butter. Brnokfield 5fl c CHICAGO PRODUCE (Saturday Market) S. £S°- W'- Bu «", receipts 45S71S- m. Prices as quoted by the Chlciro rice current arc unchanged 1 """ 13 8 ' 723: " cak - Prtc « TM~ CntCAGO POTATOES S«tnrda)r Market) ' .P-'"- s - department ot '. . Potal °«: Arrivals 82; on otal U. s. shipments 685- old m a r k W P ? s mod:ra ". demand light, market steady on best stock, dull Jor rdmary; ncK - slock: supplies moderate, emand very light, market about stcadi" PROFIT CASHING STALLS LEADERS Handful of Blue Chips Only Attracts Strength! NEW YORK, «P)_A handful of blue chips .continued to attract investment buying in Saturday's stock market but further profi cashing on the long upward drive stalled many leaders. The list shifted indecisively at the start and spotty tendencies prevailed near the close.-Dealings slackened after the opening anc transfers for the short stretch dwindled to a r o u n d 300001 shares, one of the smallest Saturday turnovers in several weeks Bullishness persisted over developments on allied battle fronts and the pressure of idle funds remained as a bolstering influence Some hesitancy, however, was attributed to the idea that the recovery from the lows of last April has been one of the broadest in a number of years. The Associates Press average of 60 stocks Friday ended at its best level since Oct 6, 1941. In view of this attainment, the opinion was heard here and there that more of a technics, correction would be necessary to put the market in a position to resume the upswing. Rails, as in the preceding session, lacked rising vigor and the failure of this group-to confirm the recent advance in other categories helped to discourage chart followers. PROBE GASOLINE RATION COUPONS Some Dealers Try to Overcome Shortages , . - Iowa oftice began an investigation Friday of ingenious methods reportedly devised by retail gaso- me dealers and consumers to augment their future quota of rationed motor fuel. With the close of the first gas rationing period Thursday which voided No. 3 coupons in "A" racks, some filling station operators reportedly sought to overcome their own shortages by requesting customers to donate tnem the unused No. 3 coupons in their ration books. Also, the OPA said, some motorists sought the co-operation of friendly filling station operators in assuring the individual mo- tonst s full quota. Having used up only a portion of the current "A" coupons, they turned in unused coupons with the understanding that they would be permitted to purchase the c o r r e s p o n d i n g amount of gasoline at a later date Such practices were characterized by the Iowa OPA office as Uiegal and a check was under way to determine their extent OPA inspectors went into action in Des Moines. Since gaso line in the hands of filling stations was inventorized before the rationing regulations went into effect, the inspectors measur storage tanks and see if the operator has either too many or too few coupons to account for the gasoline disposed of. Engineered "deals" involving coupons represent only one meth- «?. °n^ V A° !a «J- ng the re g"'atKns, the OPA office disclesed. "They've figured out a few ?? r ,TM? thods -" a spokesman said, "but we'd better not ad Denied "Last" Joyridc SAN DIEGO, Cal., (U.R)_Two youths, 18 and 19, applied for supplementary c gas books here on grounds of urgent necessity UFA investigation revealed they wanted to have one last iour- wr.eeled fling before beim; drafted ruo tne army. The OPA saved the gasoline for the latter. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from yoor Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Hides BEEF O.DES from is lbs. up ........ From 15 Ib.. Sown ...... . Bull hlaes .......... " c « r « W?M '·: · 'b. ii!ge«: ' niBher tor green nld« to !ers In ,,,, .1° " TM SPORTS Shaughnessy to Take Over Pitt Gridiron? PITTSBURGH, (U.PJ--If negotia- t i o n s materialize, C l a r k D. Shaughnessy, head coach of the University of Maryland, will succeed Football Coach Charles S. Bowser at the University of Pittsburgh, it was revealed Saturday. James J. Hagan, Pitt athletic director, said Bowser had resigned, effective next March 13, and that "some negotiations" had been carried out with . Shaughnessy, but had not been completed. At College Park, Md., Shaughnessy admitted he had been "sounded out" by Pitt athletic officials, but said reports that negotiations would be completed soon were "premature and embarrassing." He did not deny that he planned a trip to Pittsburgh within the next week. Bowser, who succeeded John Bam (Jock) Sutherland as Pitt coach in 1939, has applied for a commission as lieutenant-commander in the navy and expects to be called to active duty shortly. Shaughnessy, a leading exponent of the "T" formation, which he used with great success at Stan- lord university in 1940-41, would bring 28 years of coaching experience to Pitt, whose football record in recent years has been unimpressive. He is 50. BOWLING SCORES H. and H. Duckpin MEN'S LEAGUE -, -. _ Won H.C. Tot PI st ° P "' l 7S1 T71 30 2195 WOMEN'S LEAGUE Won u c Tot Lyons Laundry 2 475 609 581 114 1779 Dr. Pepner 1 530 610 538 60 173 B L. Echriver 150. 399. Victory Duekpin AMERICAN SIEVS LEAGUE Won FT c TM. c y al!s * 59S 5C3 =77 246' Vit. D Bread 2 619 756 6« 90 Wsltzel 171; Zeller 458 White S!ar 3 651 684 810 213 SkMters 0 543 538 S42 312 Bluer 2!S, SK. Coca-Cola 3 668 603 617 183 Wonder Br. 0 5S9 577 588 SM Burmeliter 164: Powell 439 Klipto 3 590 670 604 273 M. C. Tent ana Awning--Forfeit Schwandt ISO; Sturfies 412. Tat. 1982 210B 2358 1570 2076 19S1 Basketball Scores (By The Associated Press! EAST Carnegie Tech 55; St. Vincent 34 SOUTH N. Car Stale 43: Virginia Tech 40. Georgia Tech 59; Auburn 32 Mississippi 66; Birthov-ille. Ark.. Army Ajr Base 31, MIDWEST Kansas State 34; Fort Rilcy. Ksns 23 Akron 72; Ohio University 70 ((our overtimes). Dubuque University 42: Wartnurg Penn (Iowa 67: Buena Vfsta 33 Simpson 46; Loras 41. Kortlx Dak. 36: South Dak. Slate 30 Moorhead Tchrs. 37; Duluth Tchrs 35 custavus Anolphus 43; St. John's 42. South Dakota 35; Iowa Teachers 32. SOUTHWEST Hi!$£SS3i,£ "~ Alr Baso * : Southern California 60; UCLA 49 Utah State 50: Utah «. ^San_ Francisco State 51; Colleeo of Pa- Wyoming 66;' Colorado Slate 42. Washington State 54; Idaho 46. ian Francisco 39; San Jo^c State 38 Denver 52; Greelei- Stole 33. Washington 42: Oregon 48 California 33; Stanford 32. Cardinals and Browns Still Looking at Sites Near Home for Training ST. LOUIS, (IP)-- The St. Louis Browns and Cardinals, only two major league clubs with permission to train west of the Mississippi river, may not use that privilege. All other clubs, to conserve travel, have agreed to remove suet and soreness east of the Mississippi and north of the Ohio and the Potomac rivers. The state of Missouri was included as fair game Cor the Browns and Cards in their hunt for a training site. But President Sam Breadon of the World Champion Cardinals has a weather eye, literally, on Cairo, 111. It's as close to baseball o.ut-of- Jounds as one can get. That's where the Ohio and Mississippi meet. ·The Browns apparently prefer Columbia, home of the University of Missouri. There's a field house there, large enough for indoor drills. But the army is sendin» more and more service men to Columbia, and if the time comes when there isn't room enough for ne army and Browns, it won't be the army that's squeezed out, Tutors Drop Loop Tilt to South Dakota Five VERMILLION, S. Dak., (.¥)_A ast finish gave South Dakota a la to 32 victory over the Iowa Teachers in a North Central COD- erence basketball game Friday night. The lowans were ahead 1 to 29 with eight minutes to play put two quick field goals wiped .ut the lead and the Coyotes tahed the last minute for the riumph. Iowa Teachers will play Morn- ngside at Sioux City Saturday TOUR U. S. INCOME TAX-- | Deductible Expenses NO. 18 In arriving at the amount of earned income shown on item 1 of the return form 1040 (Salaries and Other Compensation for Personal Services), ordinary and necessary expenses incurred in this connection may be deducted A distinction must be made however, between expense attributable to one's employment and personal expense which may not Expenses of travel in connection with one's employment or business are deductible *and such expense ordinarily includes transportation, meals and lodging but it does not include the cost of laundry, clothes pressing and oth- - r expenses of a nature such as would be incurred in any case Travel expense deductions to "be allowable must be suoported when required by the commissioner by a statement showing (1) the nature of business, (2) mim- ber of days away from home (3) amount of expenses incident to meals and lodging, (4) amount of other expenses claimed as a deduction. * * * The amount of any reimbursement of expense or of an expense allowance must be included in the return as part of compensation. Expenses of a salesman in entertaining customers for the pur- post of procuring business including taxicabs, theater tickets and dinners, telephone and telegraph messages and the like are deductible but such expenses incurred by an officer or employe of a corporation whose contract of employment does not specifically require him to make such expenditures are not deductible. Any reimbursement of such expense must, of course, be included in income. · Expense of getting to and from work such as commuters' fares and bus and street car fares are considered as personal expenses and are not deductible * * * _ A person on a roving commission and maintaining no permanent home is not entitled to expenses for meals and lodging while traveling. s In the case of shared travel as m a car or hotel room, the expenses incurred must be prorated and only those applicable to the taxpayer are deductible The amounts spent in seeking a job as well as the cost of traveling to the place where a new job is to be taken up are personal expenses and are not deductible. Membership fees in a labor union or m an organization which fenders a protective service to its Ucns berS 3re allowable deduc- * * * ·e °rfB^«Si forms and ^"ipment t n t m H , e «. tent (1) that such are specifically tat" 1 ^ *",* ( } that the - v do n°t take the place of ordinary clothing in civil life. Uniforms of nurses, railway trainmen, barbers and surgeons are held to take .he place of ordinary clothing and f-M SU ^ h iS a «"-dingly not tible. Cost of military and naval uniforms and related equipment such as gold lace and gilt buttons is not deductible but the cost of certain items such as corps aign bars and the are especially re- The uniforms of baseball players and other professional athletes ar e not considered clothing adapted to general wear and the cnit nf such is Deductible. The samf also applies to the cost of helmets rubber coats and rubber boots required to be purchased and worn by city firemen and the cost of rubber coats and rubber boots required to be purchased and worn 1 "' city policemen. DUBUQUE BEATS WAKTBDKG W A V E R L Y , (JFj--with Pete Gordinier and Emil Lussow doing most of the scoring, Dubuque defeated Wartburg, 42 to 29 Friday night to break its four-game Iowa conference basketball l o s i n g proximately 20 'years ~ before^it must be re'placed. SALLY'S SALLIES I S. PiUtt OCce. HERE and THERE Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota . A par *y was hel i ednesday night at the O. L. Logan home sponsored by the school facu ty honoring Miss Lois Gross- position in the school here. GOLDFIELD--Pvt. Leo ^ auK , of Drew Field, Tampa, Fla., was a guest at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Loobey several days the past week. BRISTOW--Mrs. Etta P. Wells, her daughter and grandson, Mrs. M. F. Carlson and -Franklin, left Wednesday for Orlando, Fla., where they will remain for the rest of the winter. Mr. Carlson accompanied them to Parkersburg where they took the train for Florida. EAGLE GROVE -- Miss Betty Drarnalis entertained the BYPU lirthday, at the church Tuesday evening. Twenty-five were present, and at the close refreshments were served by Betty's mother, Mrs. Andrew Dramalis. WmTTEMORE--Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Fuchsen received word that their son, Joe, has been promoted to the rank of sergeant. He is stationed at Camp Bowie. Texas. They have another son, Lester, in he navy. GARNER--Mrs. Ben Hull is in California visiting with her husband who is in the navy. THOMPSON -- Miss Margaret Juhl of Washington. D. C., is spending a two weeks' vacation with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. ?. Juhl. Miss Juhl is employed as secretary in the treasury procure- ·nent division in Washington, D. FOREST CITS -- The home nursing class, with Mrs. C, W. Thomas as instructor, has finished its course. There were 23 enrolled in the class. A class in advanced first aid is to be oran- ized Tuesday, Jan. 26. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meservey had a telegram from their son, Wendell, who entered the navy last fall, that he was somewhere overseas, whereabouts unknown, and was in good health. ALLISON--Members of the Allison library board and the librarian, Mrs. Mark Newberry were hostesses at a party held at the home of Mrs. George L. Arnold Wednesday evening honoring the women of the Allison public school faculty. PLYMOUTH -- Mrs. N e l l i e Armstrong left Thursday for Ruthven to visit indefinitely with friends there. NORA SPRINGS -- The many local friends of Keith Harrison, now of Meadsvillc, Pa., formerly of Mason City and employed in the Kluver Mercantile company here for several years, were interested to learn of the birth cf a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Harrison. The baby, born in Meads- ville on Jan. 12, has been named Mary Ann. HAYFIELD -- James Holecek, who has been a patient at the U. S. Veterans hospital at Des for several weeks, re- -- T h e Kanawha Community club met at the home of Mrs. Robert May Wednesday afternoon with 14 members and two guests present. The guests were Mrs. Lynn Olson and Miss Anna Faust. The president, Mrs. Melvm Hill, gave readings as a part of the program. The club has STILSON -- Leonard Schwab recently made a trip to Iowa City to consult specialists regarding a spinal injury received in a fall some time ago. He was accompanied by his father, William Schwab of Britt. DOUGHERTY--Pvt. Dan McLaughlin of Camp Bowie, Tex. is home on a furlough. ' and is recuperating here. Public Auction Sj!3SSSraffr3a i Sfi?*M Friday, February S, 1943 SALE BEGINS AT 15:30 O'CLOCK SHARP h.if ^S^'l^v'T'F^"- -- - - -'-- ®^X£F^\Fti^£?J^l^ m «^ THE ABOVE BEtT STOCK IS EXTRA GOOD BLOCK* STUFF TESMS: tl?l«d ai »or f " mt wi ' h T °" tlllktr - N« prontrti to be remaned Ludeman Behr gKjJATLliSS, ATI. KMTEP HOM E BANK t TRUST CO.. Clcr* GARNER -- County Trek«ir»r Roy L. McJlillin Wednesday reported that a total of 1 968 car H cense stickers for 1943 had licenses were issued. HANtONTOWN--Mrs. Elmira Strandquist received word from her son, John, this week that he had just arrived in North Africa GAKNEK--The North Garner Community club held its first meeting of the year at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Kreitlow Thursday. Dinner was served at noon to 40. A short business meeting was presided over by Carl Hoeft. The remainder of the afternoon was spent in visiting. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bockow and two^ children \vere guests. The at the home Buy War Savings and BEGIN PLAN FOR FOOD ECONOMIES Milk Marketing Will Be Drastically Revised WASHINGTON, (U.PJ--Food officials disclosed Saturday that extensive reforms are planned in the nation's food distribution system to force economies and retard rises in prices to consumers. Administrator Claude R. Wickard said his order for drastic revision of milk marketing practices was but the "first step" in a program to conserve manpower, fuel, rubber and delivery equipment. Other economies, he said, will be developed on a local or regional basis to fit particular conditions anci reduce as much as possible the spread between producer and consumer prices for milk. * * * The order had little direct effect on milt producers, although Wickard said it would allow higher prices o farmers while minimizing increases to consumers. Other economies to follow are expected to extend right to the milk barn. * * * Three of the five points of the order directly affect consumers. It eliminates milk packages and bottles of less than one quart- prevents the milkman from leaving an "extra quart" except upon an advance order, and requires a minimum deposit of one cent on each bottle. Restaurants and hotels may continue to purchase milk in .pints and half pints for consumption on their premises. They must confine their purchases to not more than two handlers unless each delivers more than 300 quarts. They cannot return unsold milk. * * * Food officials said they were working on "all practicable" distribution economies. Steps aready have been taken to save on distribution of bread and other bakery products and similar economies are expected to be made for meat. * * * National distributors of some other standard foods may be required to eliminate duplication of delivery routes. Transportation and food distribution officials have discussed reduction of nonessential out-of-season fresh fruits and vegetables shipped from long distances to city markets. The m i l k order left to be worked out locally other distribution economies, such as every- other-day delivery to homes and consolidation of duplicating deliv- *-_ Tf those are not made fense transportation. IS NAMED EDITOR IOWA CITY, W--Prot. Edward F. Mason of the University of Iowa School of Journalism was named editor of the Iowa Publisher, succeeding Prof. Earl English. 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