Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 13, 1949 · Page 5
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Midwest Livestock (WEDNESDAY Albert Lea, Minn. 25c higher $15.50 $16.au $17.50 S1925 Trend Good Buu-hers— 140-150 lb«. 150-160 Ibs. 160-170 Ibs. 170-180 Ibi. 180-190 Ibs, 190-200 Ibs. 180-200 Ibs 300-220 Ibs 220-240 Ibs ............... . 2*0-270 Ibs .................... l8. 5 o 270-300 Ibs .................. 51775 300-330 ibs .......... . : Inioo 330-360 Ibs ................... S1625 Good Packing Sows — S70-300 Ibs .................... $1875 300-330 Ibs .................... S167S 330-360 Ibs ................... S1600 WO-400 ]b«. .... ................ 5J525 400-450 Ibs ...... , ............. $1430 .450-500 Ibs .................... S14.00 800-550 Ibs .................... SHOO S PRICES) Austin, Minn. 25c higher $12.85 SH.fiS $15.65 $18.25 S19.7. 1 ) $20.00 $20.00 $19.75 S19.00 $18.25 $17.50 ?16.75 $17.00 $16.75 $16.25 $15.25 $14.75 $14.50 $14.50 Waterloo 23c higher $17.75 $19.25 $19.75 $19.50 $18.75 $18.00 $17.50 $17.00 $17.00 $17.00 $16.50 $16.00 $15.50 $15.50 $15.00 Cedar Rapids 25c higher $16.25 $18.50 $19.00 $19.75 S19.50 $18.75 $18.00 $17.50 $17.00 S10-75 $lfi.75 $16.25 $15.75 $15:25 $14.75 $14.25 Hog Prices Sink Lower Chicago, (ff) —Despite receipts which outdistanced trade expectations by 4,000 head Wednesday, hog prices were steady to 25 cents lower. Cattle ranged from 50 cents higher to 25 cents lower while sheep were steady to 25 cents higher. Most good and choice butcher hogs sold from $18.50 to $21.50. Sows took $14.75 to $17.50. High-choice steers topped at $34.50 and most high-good and choice kinds were $28.00 to $31.00. Most slaughter lambs grading good and choice were $24.00 to $25.00. (U. S. D. A.} Salable hogs 16,000; steady to 2a cents lower; most off on weights under 220 lb.; closed 25 cents lower all weights butchers, trade slow; sows fairly active, steady to 25 cents lower; top $21.75 sparingly; most good and choice 180 to 220 lb. $20.75*321.50; 230 to 260 3b. $19.75(320.75: mostly $20.50 and down' 270 to 290 lb. $1D@19.75; 300 to 330 lb. $18.50@1P; good and choice 300 to 400 lb. sows $:6.75©17.50; few $17.75; 425 to BOO lb. $15.75®16.75: 500 to COO lb J14.75@15.75. Salable cattle 8,000; salable calves 400; •teer market very uneven but averaged steady except for a strong 50 cent higher trade on light yearlings; heifers steady to 50 cents higher; advance on lightweights; cows weak to 25 cents lower; bulls steady to weak: vealers steady; top »34.50 for load high-choice 1.059 lb. steers; most high-good and choice steers $28®31; bulk medium and good grades I $22.50®27.50; medium and good heifers .*22®26; choice heifers held above $27; .beef cows $19.50 down: canners and cutters $14©17; few good weighty sausage bulls up to $24; medium to choice venl- •rs $28(234. Salable sheep 4,500; good and choice •laughter lambs fully 25 cents higher; active at advance; bulk $24©25; mostly $24.50 to $25; lower grade lambs very •carce; well conditioned fed kinds making up bulk of crop; yearlings absent; only scattered supply ewes here; generally steady at $10.50 down. , ESTIMATED LIVESTOCK KECEIFTS (Wednesday's Market) , Chicago, (/P)— (U. S. D. A.)—Estimated §,liable livestock receipts for Thursday: 13,000 hogs, 4,000 cattle and 3,000 sheep. Local Livestock HOGS MASON CITY—For Wednesday Twenty-five cents higher. Good light lights 160-170 $15.75 Good light lights 170-180 $17.75 Good med. weights 180-200 $19.75 Good med. weights 200-220 $19.75 Good med. weights 220-240 $19.50 Good med. weights 240-270 $18.75 ' Good med. weights 270-300 $18.00 Good med. weights 300-330 $17.50 Good med. weights 330-3CO $17.00 Good sows 270-300 $17.00 Good sows , 300-330 $17.00 Good sows 330-3BO $16.50 Good sows 360-400 $10.00 Good sows 400-450 $15.50 Good sows 450-500 $15.50 No hog« received after 5 p. m.—Jacob B. Decker Se Sons. OATTT F , . MASON CITY—For Wednesday Choice steers and heifers .... $27.00-29.00 Good to choice steers and heifers $23.00-25.00 Good steers and heifers $22.00-25.00 Medium steers and heifers ... $18.00-21.00 Fair steers and heifers $17.00-18.00 Plain steers and heifers $16.00-17.00 . Choice cows $18.00-18.50 Good cows $16.50-17.00 Medium cows $15.50-16.50 Pair cows $15.00-16.00 Good bulls ,.. $10.00-22.00 Medium bulls $18.00-21.00 Bologna bulls , $17.00-19.00 Canners and cutters $13.00-15.00 CALVES MASON CITY—For Wednesday Cholc* $28.00 Good $26.00 • Common $18.00 Culls $14.00 • Good to choice $23.50 SPRING LAMBS EWES Good to choice , $7.50-9.80 . Medium $ 6.50- 7.50 Common and culls $ 5.00- 6.00 SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK (Wednesday's Market) South St. Paul, <U.R>— (U. S. D. A.) — . Livestock: Cattle 4,000. All slaughter classes • draggy. Few choice steers, yearlings •teady. Medium-good grades weak to ' BO cents lower, common steady. Heifers •teady to 50 cents lower with decline on medium-good grades. Cows mostly 50 cents lower; bulls $1 off. Two locds cholctt 1,160 lb. steers $30. Load good- choice mediums $17. Bulk medium good • steers, yearlings $21@25. Small lots good- cholcci heifers $24.50. Medium-good $23® 23.50. Common steers, heifers $17.50© 20. Good cows mostly $18.50© 19; odd head high-good $19.50<S20; common-mediums $17*218. Canners-cutters $15@16.50; beefy cutters $17. Shelly canners $14. Medium good bulls $20ffjl22.50; few • tood weighty offerings up to $23; cutter- common $17@19; stockers-f coders dull; • dairy cows weak. Calves 3,000. Vealers steady to $1 higher with advance con' fined to choice ufferlngs. Good-choice $28®33: high-choice $34: common-medi- ! urns $18®25; culls $14©17. Hogs 15,000. Scattered early bids 25 to BO cents lower. Good-choice 170 to 240 lb. barrows, gilts $19.50@20.75: tevr lightweights $21 to shippers. Good-choice sows $16.50^ 16.75. Average cost, weight Tues' day: Barrows, gilts $18.75, 260 Ibs.; sows $16.93. 467 Ibs. Sheep 1,500. Fresh salable about 1,000 mixed offerings, In addition 2 loads fed Montana wooled lambs carried over from Tuesday. Slaughter lambs opened active, fully steady. Early sales good-choice woo'lcd lambs $24@24.25. Late Tuesday load choice 85-lb. fed wooled lambs $24.40. Slaughter ewes opened steady. Good-choice $9.50@10. Grain Rally Attempt Fails Chicago, (/P)— After an early morning attempt at a rally, grains gave up the effort Wednesday. An increase in selling pressure against soybeans spread over into the cereal pits. Dealings were fairly active. At noon wheat was 4-J lower, May $2.26, corn was i-J- lower, May $1.47i, oats were i-$ lower, May 77, and Soybeans were 24 to 3 cents lower, March $2.48*. Mason City Grain At 10 a. m. "Wednesday No. 2 oats, 36 Ibs 73c No. 2 yellow corn, Jan $1.25 Soybeans, Jan $2,31 CHICAGO GRAIN CLOSE" (Wednesdny'i Market) Chicago, (IP) — WHEAT— High Low May 2.27'A 2.25 ;l i July 2.IO>/ 2 2.09 '/B Sept , 2.10'/i 2.09V* Dec 2.12V* 2.10% CORN— May 1.48'A 1.47 July 1.46 Vi 1.45H 1.40% .771,4 .73 .71'A Sept. Dec. ... OATS— May .... July ... Sept. .., Dec 72'/« RYE— May 1.69V* SOYBEANS— March 2.51 3 .! May 2.4D',tt July 2.46'/a LARD— Jan 15.20 March .... 15.72 May 15.82 July 16.05 Sept 16.10 .78% .72V. .70 Va .71'/a 1.68 2.47'/a 2.45Vb 2.43 15.27 15.42 15.55 16.65 15.80 Close 2.27 2.:oy, 2.10V* 2.12 1.47% 1.46V. 1.40% 1.33','B .77 VB .72 V4 .71 .72 Va 1.69'A 2.49% 2.46% 2.44 >/ 2 15.47 15.62 15.77 15.90 16.00 CHICAGO CASH GRAIN (Wednesday's Market) Chicago, f/P)— Wheatr None. ?orn: No. 2 yellow ^iA6Vi®lATi No. 3. il.44V4@1.46: No. 4. J1.3G®1.43; No. 5, .-.._„ ... sample grade $I.05(gl.2B. Oats: No. 1 heavy mixed 82^c; sample grade heavy mixed 78Vic; No. 1 heavy white 84035c. Barley nominal: Malting $1.20©1.OB; 'eed $1.02®1.20. Field seed per hundredweight nominal: Timothy $17.50?g'18; sweet clover $15<ffil6. Soybeans: None. Stock Market Moves Narrow New York, (/P)—Supply and demand were just about a stand-off n a slow-moving stock market Wednesday. Few issues strayed more than iractionally from the previous close and many swayed back and forth between the plus and minus columns. Among the steadier spots were General Motors, Goodrich, Woolworth, Sears Roebuck, Caterpillar Tractor, Schenley, American Can, Westinghouse Electric, Dow Chemical, International Paper, Santa Fe, Union Pacific, American Airlines, and Transcontinental & Western Air. Tending downward were U. S. Steel, Bethlehem Steel, American Telephone, Radio, Corp., Douglas Aircraft, Consolidated Edison, Kennecott Copper, Union Carbide! Johns-Manville, American Woolen, Standard Oil (N. J.), and Twentieth Century-Fox. Corporate bonds barely stirred either way. U. S. governments held firm in the over-the-counter market. CHICAGO POTATOES (Wednesday'! Market) dP)—(V. S. D. A.)—Potatoes: Arrival* 49;. on track 102; total U. S. shipments 815; supplies very light; demand aood; market firm to slightly •tronger. Colorado Red McCIures $4.25® 4.30. Minnesota-North Dakota Red River Valley Bliss Triumphs $3.50. New stocks: Tlorlda 50 lb, sacks Bliss Triumphs $3.73<24. NEW YORK PRODUCE (Wodneiday'i Market) New York. (/Pi— Butter 531,997. Firm. Wholesale prices on bulk cartons. Creamery, higher than 82 score and premium marks AA G3Vac; 92 score A (WiitJMc; 90 •core B 62Vjc: 89 score C 61<a61'.-be. Cheese 532,231. Steady. Prices unchanged. Egg price* were lower Wednesday In the wholesale, market. Eggs 21,451. Easy New York spot quotations follow: Midwestern: Mixed colors: Fancy henvy- welghts 4B<a50c; extra, No. 1 large -»8c: extra, No. 2 large 464247c; extra, No. 1 medium 45c; pullets unquoted; current receipts 44tt45c; dirties 40c; checks 38c All owls have wings with softened margins, permitting them to fly without making sound. New York Stocks Am Tel & Tel 149} Anaconda Cop 34J- Bendix Aviat 33 Beth Steel 32J Boeing Airplane 22JJ Chrysler Corp 56J Gen Elec 39$ Gen Motors 595 Illinois Central 29J Int Harvester 27$ Montgom Ward 55f NY Central RR 12fr Radio Corp 13i Sears Roebuck 39J Stand Oil Ind 40J Stand Oil NJ 72 Texas Co 53J US Steel 715 Produce (Quotations by E. G. Mone) At 10 a. m. Wednesday Capons, 7 Ibs. up 55c Heavy hens, 5 Ibs. and up ... 30c Heavy hens, 4 to 5 Ibs. ...... 27c Light hens 24c Springs, heavy breeds 33c Springs, Leghorns 23c Old cocks, heavy breeds 17c Leghorn cocks 12c Eggs, at retail 45-55c Butter, Corn Country .... 69-71c Butter, Iowa State Brand. 70-72c CHICAGO PRODUCE (Wednesday's Market) Chicago, (/P)—Butter firm. Receipts 12.124. Prices unchanged to 2'.i cents a dozen lower except checks Hi cents higher. U. S. extras 70 per cent and up A 46c; GO to 69.9 per cent A 45c; U. S. standards 41fa44c; current receipts 40® 41c; dirties 38.Sc; checks 36.5c. CHICAGO POULTRY (Wednesday's Market) Chlcaro. W)— (U. S. D. A.)—Live poultry; Stencly. Receipts 18 trucks. Prices unchanged except I cent a pound lower on Leghorn fowl at 29@30c F. O. B. Tough Break Cambridge, Mass.(U.R)—Ten minutes after he was elected captain of the Harvard Freshman Hockey squad, Dustin Surge of Athol, Ma;ss., broke his collarbone and was out of play lor the season. City GI«t*>a*z«tU, Mstsn City, V*. Jan. 12, 1949 23 j&s. rr »& N v ;\.' 1 ~* ** ' GOV'T. INSP. RATH'S BRANDED Sirloin Club Short Cut m mtMtrmom! HMVKKNMC MIXED FRUIT TIDBITS 17 C « ^ * PEACHES, PEARS. AND GRAPES IN LIGHT SYRUP WINNER BRAND KttMtni .flffOCf We ki* ORANGE JUICE 2 NATIONALS HEALTHFUL Cans PORK & BEANS FINEST J5C No. 2V> Can GRATED TUNA FISH . . CHURCH'S GRAPE JUICE 9UICK OR REGULAR '£M6c Gov'h Inspected. Rath's Branded Beef Assures You of the Kind of Beef With the Finest Flavor and the Utmost Tenderness. BEEF ROAST \Af/MVtKSA& ——————^^————-^—.____. vuiwn wn KBOrULAR EGG NOODLES QUAKER OATS JENNY LEE **Vm , , h BUTTER KERNEL Z7c »,: PEAS & CARROTS "' c » 3 17c Best Chuck Cuts Gov't. Incpected and Branded Rath's 49 Lb. NONE HIGHER CHERRIES 27 BISQUICK RED, SOUR, PITTED -. No. 2 C Can BISCUIT MIX - _ 40-ox. C Pfcg. BUY VALU WAY MEATS! GREEN GIANT YOUNG, TENDER PEAS 2c<^25 c PRICES 'EFFECTIVE THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY PORK ROASTS Lean Fresh Valu- Way Shoulder (b. KATH'S TENDERED, MILD CURE - ANY SIZE - BUY OF THE WEEK SMOKED PICNICS n>. 33 CLOVER-CREST BUTTER Per Lb. NATCO — EVAPORATED 64c MILK 3J±37c Per Dozen FARM FRESH EGGS 45c ALLSWEET OLEO Per Pound 36c HARTMAN'S MILK r. Plus Bottle Deposit NEARLY BONELESS PORK ROAST BOSTON BUTTS BANANAS 2 29 C YELLOW RIPE <^^*- -*^^r me ^^ ^i^^- -^^r ^^i^^^^—^—^^^^^^»^i^^^^^iP GRAPEFRUIT SEEDLESS Bag ^UG MARSH JUICE ORANGES TEXAS PINEAPPLE VARIETY O DELICIOUS APPLES WASH. EXTRA FANCY 2 Lb,. 33 OREGON. SWEET. JUICY AMJO PEARS . 2 WAXED RUTABAGAS .. HUBBARD -rili SQUASH *. Lb. YELLOW ONIONS GLOBE 10 FWty y*ors of growtfc plcoffug yo« portont. W« iftvft* you fr«h Fruit ft , .,..., pin? i« »a»y, qtiaJHy i$ «jtc«l>«nt o»rf'prt«e» ar«ri$h*. ' ^y-/^^^/^^ PONTIAC WASHED RED POTATOES $2 .19 U.S. NO. 1 • 'txt-.j SOAP POWDER RINSO 32« "sr WOODBURY'S TOILET SOAP NO CHARGE FOR CUTTING SMALL PORKERS Gov't. Inspected For Your Health's Protection Whole or Half Head Off _ SO to 100 ( lb. Avg. Leaf Lard Out Fresh PIKE IB. ^^ Dressed BULLHEADS 39 ( FRENCH DRESSING » _ 8-or. G Bottle KRAFTS NANCY TAZAOT IAZU OAKX DEVILS FOOD .. ^ 69c SAIXKNO, CHOC., ORANGE, AS8T. ROLL COOKIES .2 ^ 29c UPTON'S NOODLB SOUP MIX ... LIQUID STABOH STA-FLO • 3 l ^35c »—• Ovwt Stor«» o»d fwr 9iv*M •* w»rit«tfnf. COFFEE 21 c y*«r* of * ,--. FAB FABULOUS SUDS 32 Pkg. SWAN ONE ADDITIONAL •AR. Sc BREEZE Large Pkg. 3ft ONI ADDITIONAL Fit*, IOC

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