Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 29, 1948 · Page 4
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m P* c - 28, 19<g Mason CHy OT»*e-B*i*«t, TKtun CKy, Im. M t t t t C Midwest Li (TUESDAY'S Albert Lea. Minn. Steady Trend °ood Butcheri 1*0-150 ibs. . 150-160 ibs ' 160-170 Ibs *15.7S 170-180 Ibs $16 ' 75 180-190 Ibs.' * 17 - 7 5 190-200 Ibj 180-200 Ibs. 100-220 Ibs * 19 - M 220-240 Ibs S20 - 50 240-270 Ibs* *. '• | 20 - 50 270-300 Ibs " 1 °'" ! 300-330 Ibs! 330-360 ibs. :::::::::;;.. $1775 •••"«••»! V-^t • ' >J $18.00 $18.00 517.25 $16.50 S15.75 $15.25 $15.25 300-330 330-360 360-400 400-450 450-500 500-550 Ibs. Ibs. Ibs. Ibs. Ibs. Ibs. PRICES) Austin, Alinn. 25c lower $12.90 $14.90 $15.90 $18.50 $20.00 $20.50 $20.50 $20.50 $13.75 $19.00 518.25 $17.50 $17.75 $17.50 $17.00 $16.00 $15.50 $15.25 $15.25 Waterloo Steady $18.50 $20.00 $20.50 $20.50 $19.75 $19.00 $28.50 $18.00 S1B.25 $18.25 $17.75 $17.25 $1G.75 $16.75 $16.25 Cedar Rapids Steady $17.00 $19.50 $19.75 $20.50 $20.50 $19.75 $19.00 $18.50 $18.00 $18.00 $18.00 $17.50 $17.00 $16.50 $16.00 $15.50 Hogs Strong on Market Chicago, (ff)_Hogs were mostly st * ad / t° strong Tuesday despite salable receipts 1,000 head above trade expectations. Cattle were unevenly steady to $1 lower and sheep steady to weak. Etcher hogs sold from §20.25 to ?22.75 for the most part. ai ( (Mn. S "o t lj A-) Salable h °Bs 16,000, total fniiv t * V ? and unev en: most sales fully steady to strong all weights butch«i^,, and ^ so i vs: market on early rounds slow and steady to 25 cents lower; top 5.4J. good and choice 170 to 220 Ibs f^ 5 ® 2 , 2 ' 75 ; 230 to 250 lb. $2125022;' 260 to 300 Ib. $20.25@21.25; few 325 Ib. ti r ^ d =n $20: most 30 ° to 475 lb - s °ws $17@ia.50: few up to $19; 475 to 600 lb. •weights $16®17.25; early clearance Salable cattle 7,500. total 7,500; salable calves 600, total 600; steers and heifers very slow; steers 50 cents to $1 lower •with many bids off more on weights «bpve 1,100 Ibs.; common and medium heifers about steady; other grade heifers around 50 cents lower; liberal part of steer and heifer run unsold; cows scarce Steady; bulls strong to 25 cents higher-' vealers firm; good and choice steers.$25(5) 31.50; early top $31.50; few loads held higher; medium/to low-good steers $21® 24.50; medium and good heifers $21® 25.50; most medium and good beef cows $18.50@20; odd head to $21; canners and cutters $15@17.50; medium and good isusage bulls $22@23.SO; vealers $32 down; undertone weak to lower on •lookers and feeders. Salable sheep 6,500, total 7,500; good and choice handy weight slaughter lambs steady at $25®26; weightier offerings weak; yearlings and ewes steady. Local Livestock MOOS MASON CITY Steady. Good light lights . Good light lights Good med. weights Good med. weights Good med. weights Good med. weights Good med. weights Good med. weights Good med. weights Good sows Good sows Good sows Good sows Good sows Good sows No hogs received after 5 E. Decker & Sons. '—For Tuesday 160-170 $16.50 170-180 $18.50 180-200 $20.50 200-220 $20.50 220-240 $20.50 240-270 519.50 270-300 $18.75 300-330 $18.25 330-360 $17.75 270-300 S18.00 300-330 §18.00 330-3GO $17.50 360-400 $17.00 400-450 $16,50 450-500 $16.50 p. m.—Jacob CATTLE MASON CITY—For Tuesday Choice steers and heirers ... $29.50-32.50 Good to choice steers and heifers $26.00-29.00 Good »teers and heifers .... $26.00-29.00 Medium steers and heifers ... $24.00-26.00 Fair steers and heifers §18.00-19.00 Plata steers and heifers ... $16.00-18.00 Choice cows $17.50-19.00 Good cows $16.50-17.00 Medium cows ; $16.00-17.00 Fair cows ,';,' $14.50-16.00 Good bulls ^....."/. $18.00-22.00 Medium bulls $17.00-20.00 Bologna bulls $17.00-18.00 Canners and cutters $13.00-15.00 CALVES MASON CITY—For Tuesday Choic* $28.00 Good $26.00 Common , $18.00 Culls $14.00 Good to choice 123.50 8FBING tAMBS EWES Good to eholca 9 7.50- 9.50 Medium 9 6.50- 7.50 Common and Culls $ 5.00- 6.00 SOUTH ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK (Tuesday's Market) south st. p»ui, am—(u. s. D. A.)— Livestock: Cattle 3,500. Moderately active trade slaughter steers, heifers, generally steady, although pressure on steers weighing 1,200 Ibs. and up again in evidence. Cows scarce, active, strong to 50 cents higher. Bulls strong to 50 cents up. Low choice 1.190 lb. steers ?32, short load choice 1,001 lb. mixed yearlings $31.50. Load 1,248 lb. steers $30. Bulk medium-good steers, yearlings $23©27. All good 1,117 lb. weight* $27.50. Load choice S20 lb. heifers $29; medium-good heifers $21® 24.50, package 1,005 lb. weights $25.50, common steers, heifers $18(820. Good cows $10.50©21, few high good $21.50, common-mpdiums $18@19, canners-cutters $15.50@17.50. Very little under $16. Good weighty bulls $23.50. medium-good ?20.50@23. Stockers, feeders scarce, steady. Medium-goofl feeder steers $20® 24, common stackers $17@19. Calves 3,000. Vealers strong to $1 higher, bulk good- choice $27@32, high-choice S33, common- rnedlums $1B@26, culls $13fll6. Hogs 15,000. Opening bids, sales steady. Good-choice 100 to 240 Ibs. barrows, gilts $21@22, latter price paid by shippers on light lights. Average costs, weights Monday: Barrows, gilts $20.10, 266 Ibs.; sows $17.46, 459 Ibs. Sheep 3,000. Market not established. Around 2,500 head in early. One load food-choice shorn lambs averaging 100 lo». $25 on a bought-to-arrlve basis. New York Stocks By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (Tuesday's Close) Am. Tel. & Tel. 149J Anaconda Cop- 33 fc Beth. Steel 33& Boeing Airplane 21? Montgom. Ward 34} N. Y. Central R. R. 12* Radio Corp. 13* Sears Roebuck 38 Chrysler Corp. 52} Gen. Elec:. 39i Gen. Motors-57f Illinois Central 30* Int. Harvester 27^ Stand. Oil Ind. 39} Stand. Oil N. J. 71| Texas Co. 52 U. S. Steel Soybean Sales Fairly Active Chicago, (£>)—New crop deliveries of wheat slumped during the morning session at the board of trade Tuesday. Selling was prompted by reports that snow, which forecasts said might reach an 8-inch depth over the winter wheat section, had started falling. The May contract held about at the previous close on buying credited to commercial and milling interests. Dealings in soybeans were moderately active. Selling which was considered liquidation caused a drop of around 3 cents before the price interested buyers. Corn held about steady. Country offerings were light and the commodity credit corporation advanced its corn buying price 1 cent a bushel for corn at the Atlantic seaboard. Oats held about steady. At noon wheat was i cent higher to 1$ cents lower than Monday's close, May $2.27J. Corn was £ cent higher to i cent lower, May $1.48f. Oats were i to i cent lower, May 78i and soybeans were 3 to cents lower, March §2.60^. NEW YORK PRODUCE (Tuesday Market) New Tork, (JP)—Butter 648,985, firm. Wholesale price on bulk cartons. Creamery, higher than 92 score and premium marks (AA) 67>,4 cents. 92 score. (A) 66; 90 score (B) 65: 89 score (C) 64. (New tuba usually command l ,4 cent a •ound over the bulk carton price.) Cheese 389,087. steady, prices unchanged. Egg« 39,943, easy. New York ipot quotations follow: Midwestern: Mixed colors: Fancy heavyweights 60; extra 1 large 58; extra » lar*. 55<95«; extra 1 m edium_4a®49; Millets 4«e«Vi: current receipts 50<250Vi; dirties «; cheeks 4S@47. The lungs of an average man will hold about 10 pints or air. They are seldom as full as this, however, unless one takes a very deep breath. CHICAGO GRAIN CLOSE (Tuesday's Market) Chicago, (IP) — WHEAT— High Low May 2.28% 2.273, July 2.10V* 2.09% Sept 2.11 2.09 COHN— May 1.49'A 1.48'/• July 1.47'A 1.46% Sept 1.41% 1.41V, Dec 1.34% 1.33V. OATS— May. 79 ,78'A July 73 : !i .73 Sept RYE— May 1.72 Vi 1.71Vi July SOYBEANS— March aleS^i 2.CO May- 2.60% 2.57V'* July 2.56% 2.53''- LARD— Jan 17.07 16.85 March ........17.17 16.93 May 17.15 16.95 July 17.12 1G.95 Close 2.28% 2.10% 2.10 1.49V. 1.47% 1.41% .78V. .73% .70% 1.72V'a Z.71 2.61 V, 2.58% 2.54'A 1G.90 17.00 16.97 16.95 Mason City Grain At 10 a. m. Tuesday No. 2 oats, 36 Ibs 75c No. 2 yellow corn, Jan $1.25 Soybeans, Dec S2.40 CHICAGO CASH GRAIN (Tuesday's Market) Chicago. (JP)—Wheat: None. Corn: No. 5 rpi*^d $1.34%@1.35'A; No. 1 yellow S1.49',i; No. 2, $i.47%@1.48; No. 3, $1.45%<81.48>/ a : No. 4, S1.36%(Q}1.44'A; No. S, S1.30%®1.41%; sample grade $1.29yi@1.33. Oats: No. 1 heavy mixed SS'/ic; No. 3 heavy mixed 87Vic; No. 1 heavy white 88%@89c; No. 3 heavy white 86'/:r@B7'/3c; sample grade heavy white SOVic. Barley nominal: Malting S1.20@1.66- feed $1.02(31.20. Field seed per hundredweight nominal: Timothy $17.50@1S; sweet clover $15(5116. Soybeans: None. Stock Market Losses Pile Up New York, (#")—Losses piled up in the stock market slowly but steadily Tuesday. A wide variety of key issues were marked down fractions to more than 2 points. Only a handful were able to resist the trend. Trading volume expanded on the way down. Turnover was at the rate of around 1,600,000 shares, which would be the highest since more than 2,000,000 shares changed hands on Nov. 10. Most brokers saw nothing special in the news to account for the unexpected decline. Some, though, claimed that recent unfavorable business reports had restricted buying as well as a desire to maintain liquidity until the president addresses congress next month. Produce <Q««Utloni by E. O. M*ne) At 10 a. m. Tuesday Capons, 7 Ibs. up 55c Heavy hens, 5 Ibs. and up .... 29c Heavy hens, 4 to 5 Ibs 26c Light hens 22c Springs, heavy breeds ...-.].... 30c Springs, Leghorns 23c Old cocks, heavy breeds ... 15c Leghorn cocks 12c Eggs, at retail 49-59c Butter, Corn Country 73c Butter, Iowa State Brand .... 74c CHICAGO PRODUCE (Tueiday's M»rket) Chlcafo, (IP) —B utter firm. Receipts 442,375. Prices >,i to 1 cent a pound higher. 93 score A A 66c; 92 A 65.5c; 90 B 64.5c; 89 C 63.5c. Cars: 90 B 65.5c; S3 C 63.S/:. Eggs top steady to firm. Balance unsettled. Receipts 14,664. Prices unchanged except current receipts 1 cent a dozen lower outside at 45@46c. CHICAGO POULTRY <Tneiday'« Market) Chicago, CSV-(U. S. D, A.)—Live poultry; Firm. Receipts 21 trucks, one-half car. Prices unchanged to 1 cent a pound higher. F. O. B.: Fowl 41@42c; Leghorn fowl 32<B33c; roasters 44<gi49c; fryers 37® 41c; broilers 34®37c; old roosters 26®27c; ducks and turkeys unchanged. CHICAGO POTATOES Chicago, «>) _ (USDA) Potatoes: Arrivals 669, on track 79; total U. S. shipments 220; supplies rather light; demand slow, market slightly weaker on Russets, steady on other stocks; Colorado Red McClures $3.75@4; Idaho Russet Burbanks J4.13S4.30. Utilities $2.95; Minnesota-North Dakota Red River Valley Dakota Chiefs $3.15. LIVESTOCK FO»ECAST Cblcaio, (/P)—(USDA)—Estimated salable livestock receipts Wednesday: 11,000 hogs, 8,000 cattle and 4,000 sheep. Many Come, Go at Eagle Grove Eagle Grove—Many Christmas dinners and parties have been held in Eagle Grove with an influx of college students home for the holidays and out-of-town Christmas guests. Among the college students who are home for the holidays are Janet Allbaugh, Susan Cole, Alyce Blake, Donna Fae MacNaughton, Bob Snyder, Hubert Hart, Gordon Clappison, GeOrge Wehrheim, Warren Marley, Don Newrough and Daryl Stearns, all students at the University of Iowa. From Morningside Bill Collopy of Sioux City and Mrs. Collopy are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Collopy. Bill is a student at Morningside college. Miss Florence Prehm, who teaches in Creston is a guest of her mother, Mrs. Mary Prehm. Dick Wood, a local junior college student, has gone to his home at Lebanon, Mo., to spend the holidays. Kathryn and Phillip Thompson Helen Dahlberg, Al Larson, Jean Nelson and Lois Korslund, who are students at St. Olaf college, Northfield, Minn., are home for the holidays. Eileen Bernard and Jim Bean, who attend Iowa Stale Teachers college, are spending the holidays at their homes. Iowa State College students who are vacationing here include Nancy Bragdon, Mildred McCulloch, Margaret Paine, Bette Christensen, Bob and Dick Shoenhair, Jim Foster, Eldon Asher, Roger Newburn, John Van Niimvegen, Kenneth Bernard, John Plunkett, James Clagget, Bob Trout, Bill McCune, Jim Jergenson and Feme Moellering. From Waldorf Guests in the O. L. Mandsagers home for the holidays were their daughters Elaine and Orpha Mand- sagers who are students at Waldorf college. Richard Johnson, son of Dr. and Mrs. E. C. Johnson, a student at Drake university, was home for the holiday vacation. Pfc. Eugene Smith of Kessler Field, Wis., was a guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Smith. Pfc. Ted Mickelson of Scott Field, 111., is spending a 13-day furlough at the home of his father, Michael Mickelson. Miss Patricia Ann Kircher of Portland, Ore., was a Christmas holiday guest of her grandmother, Mrs. T. J. O'TooIe. She also visited her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kircher. Miss Doris Groves of Los Angeles, Cal., spent the Christmas weekend in Eagle Grove with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Groves, enroute to her home in California from New York City where she had been on business. From Blue Earth Mrs. G. A. Christ of Blue Earth, Minn., arrived during the Christmas holidays for a 10-day visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Lichliter. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brisbin spent the Christmas weekend in Ft. Atkinson, Wis., with their son, Richard Brisbin, and family. Miss Murrie Denman, art instructor in the local schools, went to Isabelle, S. Dak., for the holidays. Mrs. Joe Cheshire of Com is a guest of her son, Neil Cheshire and Mrs. Cheshire and new daughter. Miss Donna Claire Larson of Chicago was a guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Larson. Many of the business concerns entertained their forces at dinner parties during the holidays. These included a party for the employes of the Northwestern Bell Telephone company, the Princess theater, McCallum's Implement store, staff of the local newspaper who were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Maurice B. Crabbe, and the em- ployes of the Iowa Public Service company. Lawmakers Hear Possible Pacts Aired Washington, (fp) — Members of congress may get their first look this week behind the curtain veiling diplomatic talks about a possible North Atlantic security pact. Lawmakers said it is their understanding that these informal talks—carried on by representatives of this and 6 other nations— have about reached the point where diplomats can get down to the brass tacks of tackling a defense agreement. Aimed at Russia Everyone knows this agreement would be aimed at stopping any possible Russian aggression. The administration promised congress earlier in the year to take the lawmakers into its confidence before anything final is done about terms of agreement. In this connection, state department officials may call in within a few days such senators as Connally (D.-Tex.) and Vandenberg (R.-Mich.), and such representatives as Bloom (D.-N. Y.) and Eaton (R.-N.J.). They are their parties' leaders in senate, and house committees on foreign matters. To Unfold in Talks Larger groups will get a look at the pattern as it unfolds in discussions with representatives of Canada, Britain, France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Congressional circles are speculating that any agreement finally reached will be in the form of a regional pact under the United Nations. This might follow the line of the inter-American agreement for joint consultation in case of an attack on any of the signatory nations. Decisions Singly In this case, «ach country which signed would decide on ijs own what to do about the attack. It HERE THERE Swea City—Mr. and Mrs. Mancil Hurlburt have adopted a 5- months old baby boy, Thomas Kirk. The Hurlburts aslo have a 5 year old daughter. Swaledale—Mr. and Mrs. William Leonard have gone to Pasadena, Cal., where they will spend several weeks with their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Leonard. Clarion—Mrs. Leo Nelson was taken to the Colonial hospital in Rochester, Minn., Sunday for observation and treatment. Chester — Gerald McGrane of Chicago spent Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer McGrane. Garner—Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Fritsch drove to West Union to spend the Christmas weekend with Mrs. Fritsch's mother, Mrs. Alice Theobald, who is confined to a West Union hospital suffering from a coronary ailment. Stilson—The Rev. and Mrs. Lewis E. Lint have in their home for a visit, Mrs. Lint's mother, Mrs. Moses of Ainsworth. Goodell—Mr. and Mrs. Amos Hanson and Roger accompanied by the latter's cousin, Bob Jenison of Belmond, went to Hartland, Minn, and visited in the parental J. A. Hanson home. The Sandbergs went with them as far as Clear Lake and were Christmas day guests in the H. O. Sandberg home. Goodell—Carol Van Buskirk, who attends college in Cedar Fails, is enjoying the holiday vacation with home folks, the Lloyd Van Buskirks. Goldfield—Pvt. Roger McKnight who is stationed in Oklahoma, is spending a furlough at the home of his parents, the Rev. and Mrs C. G. McKnight. Chapln—Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Heuberger and son are spending the holidays with their daughter Miss Alice Heuberger in Newark, N. J. Wesley—The Charles and Don Kraus families spent the holiday weekend at the Harold Brooks home in Waverly. They were joined by Charles, Jr., of Veterans hospital, Des Moines, who returned with-them for a few days' visit. Rockford—Word received by the E. Nelsons from Mr. and Mrs. Dick Fullerton, who are spending the winter in Lawton, Okla., states that they are very comfortably settled. Osage—Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Luttio, Northfield, Minn., are spending the holidays with Mrs. Luttio's mother, Mrs. Sarah Birkedahl and with her sister and family, the John Fields. Garner—Word has been received from the Rev. V. C. Oppermann of Bluffton, Ohio, that his father-in-law Otto Schroer of Garner, became ill while visiting at her home and is confined to his bed suffering from a kidney ailment. Schroer owns and operates a shoe repair business here. Waucoma—Hiram M. Lovrien went to Des Moines for examinations at the Veteran's hospital Thornton—The W. S. C. S. will meet at the home of Mrs. Myrtle Grace Thursday. Popejoy — Miss Thelma Jean Johnson of Boone is spending the Christmas vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Johnson. Miss Esther Long, a teacher of languages in the Christian college at Kansas City arrived for a holiday visit with home folks. Swea City — Alden McAdams, Algona jeweler, is recovering from an operation for a ruptured appendix performed at a Fort Dodge hospital on Deo. 14. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. McAdams, Swea City. Swaledale—Home for the holidays are Martha Jindrich from I. S. T. C., Cedar Falls; Tom Maroney from Loras college, Dubuque, and Betty Jindrich, teacher at Livermore. Garner — County Auditor and Mrs. Maynard Schoneman spent the Christmas weekend at the home of Mrs. Schoneman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Lehmann at Sibley. Chester—Mr. and Mrs. Donald Grouse of Waterloo and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Poppenga and Sandy of Lennox , S. Dak., were holiday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Tibbals. Stilson — Mrs. Ren Terpstra spent the past week in Waterloo being called there by the illness of her non, Charles, who is employed by the John Deere company. Stilson—Mrs. Hattie Slagel has returned home from a visit of several weeks in St. Charles with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Slagel, and 2 children. Training Ends Garner—Mrs. Alta Karsclmer of Northwood has completed her apprenticeship training under the direction of Hancock county nurse, Harriet Oxley, and will take over her new duties as county nurse in Worth county Jan. 1. Diplomas Awarded West Union—Adult evening training classes have been completed and diplomas awarded to those attending 7 meetings or more. might elect to fight, or it might take some less drastic action. The general feeling among lawmakers seems to be that it might not be wise to commit this nation to an iron-clad military alliance that could carry it into war automatically if any signatory power were attacked. Congress has always insisted on reserving to itself the right to declare war. There seems little doubt, however, that congress would agree to joint military planning by the nations who sign up. The natural followup on this would be lor this country to furnish arms to its friends in western Europe. Most members of congress seem willing at this time to go to such a length to make the proposed pact work. Plymouth — Herbert W. Clans and his aunt, Miss Martha Witt returned from a 2 weeks' visit with his sister, Mrs. Emery Jacobsen at DeKalb, 111. Wesley—A daughter was born Dec. 20 to Mr. 'and Mrs. Ted Bebo at Kossuth hospital, Algona. They now have 2 girls and 5 boys. Chapin—Mr. and Mrs. James Law have returned home from a several days' visit with her sister at Lemon, S. Dak. Wesley—Mr. and Mrs. Howard Funnemark and 2 children spent the holiday weekend at the parental Leischer home, Logansville Wis. ' .St. Ansgar—Supt. and Mrs. H M, Burke and family went to Yankton, S. Dak., where they are spending the holidays. Osagre—Henry Stroberg, west of Osage, was taken by ambulance to the Mercy hospital, Mason City, for care and treatment. Garner—Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Rhodes drove to Savanna Friday to spend Christmas day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Williamson. Waucoma—Major Hal C. Kestler arrived for a holiday visit with his mother, Mrs. Grace Kestler and family. Popejoy—Miss LeNora Ahrens of Minneapolis, Minn., is visiting her brother-in-law and sister Mr and Mrs. E. E. Akers over the' holidays. Swea City — The Selmer Uhr home is the scene of a Christmas reunion of the Ed Hillsten children, nephews and faeces of Mrs Uhr. Present are another aunt, Bernice Vaughn, Cedar Falls, Lee Hillsten, also of Cedar Falls, Mr and Mrs. James Childs of Santa Monica, .Cal., Allen Hillsten and his friend Deloris Kyhn, both of Davenport. Swea City—Mrs. Ethel Evans of Albert Lea is spending the holidays with her son Harold and family. Swea City—Mr. and Mrs. Marion Tish are parents of a son born Dec. 17 at the Fairmont, Minn., hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Moore and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Tish are the grandparents. Rockwell —Mrs. John Gish of Waterloo is visiting at the home of her son, John, and family. Goodell — Henry Emmons of Emmons, Minn., visited in the home of Mrs. Emmons' mother, Mrs. W. L. Sherwood recently. Goldfleld—Miss Allys Stevenson of Elgin, 111., is spending the holidays at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Stevenson. Plymouth—Miss Louise Tenney came from Indiana to spend the Yule season with Mr. and Mrs H. L. Tenney. Wesley—Ihno A. Gerdes fell on the icy pavement recently and fractured his left wrist. Wesley — Mr. and Mrs. George Burnett and daughter of Ames visited a week with Mrs. Burnett's parents, the Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Riggs. St. Ansfe-ar — Charles Hughes, who is a member of the Gene Krupas band, is spending the holidays with his wife and baby at the parental Otto Knutson home, . Waucoma—Gordon Young, senior at the University of Wisconsin, is spending the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Young. Garner—Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Missal and Mr. and Mrs. Don Missal and daughter, Vicki Sue, were guests at the William Boyken home in Titonka for Christmas. Chapin—Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Scott were holiday guests of the Jatter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Olson, at Berkley! Rockwell—Mr. and Mrs. Frank Piersol and children of Ames are spending the week at the Jessie B. Piersol home. St. Ansg-ar—Mr. and Mrs. Merle Hobbs went to Des Moines where Merle had a checkup at the Veterans hospital. Wesley—Mr. and Mrs. deorge Aldrich left Dec. 24 for Los Angeles to spend the winter. They have rented an apartment near that of their son, Jerrold Aldrich, and his wife. Rockwell—Mr. and Mrs. Owen Mullen -went to Lincoln, Nebr., to visit their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. J. Nelson. St. Ansgar—Henry Priem fell on the ice and tore the ligaments in his leg. Rockwell—Mrs. John Cogswell of Minneapolis came tp visit her father and help him celebrate his 87th birthday. Waucoma—Pvt. Charles Deeny of Fort Knox, Ky., visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Deeny and family recently. Goldfield—Mr. and Mrs. Walter Alborn of Mason City spent the holiday weekend at the Miss Francis Kabele home. Plymouth—Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hansen received word of the birth of a son Dec. 21 to Mr. and Mrs. Bernell Hoelscher at Waterloo. Mrs. Hoelscher is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hansen. Rockwell—Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Smith were recent guests of relatives at Buffalo Center. Goodell — Mrs. Minton Cline, who makes her home with her son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cline, at Crystal Lake, is visiting in the homes of her son Lloyd and grandson Raymond Cline. Rockwell — Mary C a hi 11 and Betty Curley are patients at a local hospital, both having major operations. Goodell—Zelda Eimbrink, who is employed in Waterloo, visited recently in the parental Will Eimbrink home. Rockwell—P. J. Scholl is seriously ill at his home here. Rockwell—Mr. and Mrs. Harry Robertson and children returned to Fort Worth, Tex., after a 2 weeks' visit at the George Mantz home. Garner — Ray Wriedt of Des Moines was a business visitor at the courthouse recently. riymoulh—Rev. and Mrs.. Roy Johnston and daughter, Rebecca are spending the holidays with relatives in Flint, Mich. Methodists Hold College Student Recognition Day Sunday was College Student Recognition in the Methodist church. The names of the 30 college students .connected with the church were printed in the church bulletin. A number of students t:ok part in the services. Miss Charlotte Wolford, graduate student in music at the University of Iowa, sang "O Holy Night" by Adam. Milo Hall, of Morningside College, sang "Birthday of a King" by Neidlinger. Nelda Marie Henderson, music major at Morningside, played the violin obligata for the anthem, "The Shepherd's Vision," by Rosa. Robert Roseland, who is active in the Methodist Student Fellowship at the University of Iowa, spoke on the work of the church with foreign students in Iowa City. Darlene Ouverson spoke of student activities in the Collegiate Methodist church, Ames. Milo Hall reported on student religious work at Morningside College. Tax Payment Delayed by Levy for Gl Bonus Garner—Hancock County Auditor Maynard Schoneman and county treasurer Roy L. McMillin are notifying Hancock county taxpayers that payment of 1948 tax will be delayed for several weeks for the reason of an attorney general's ruling which requires county auditors to levy the soldier's bonus tax, to be collected in 1949. The Hancock county tax books were ready for delivery to the county treasurer when the ruling was made and additional time is now required to complete them. Normally taxes are payable on Jan. 1 and become delinquent on April 1. CASH LOANS $20, $50, $100, up to $300 To Consolidate Overdue Bills To Pay Seasonal Expenses For Doctor or Dentist Bills For Repairs on House or Car For Any Good Purpose Loans are nud« on ralary, ear or tural- ture without endorsers. Take 6, 12, 15 or more months to repay depending on the purpose of your loan. Household Finance Corporation 117% N. Federal Ave. Phone Ml Over Green Mill Cafe Death Nottces 1 McGURK, Mrs. Mary, 75. of 1315 Jersey N. E., died at a local hospital early Sunday, following a fall down the stair- \vay to her basement on. Christmas night. The Rosary will be said at a p. m. Tuesday at the Patterson-James funeral chapel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9 a. m. at the Holy Family Catholic church,' 1 with Msgr. R. P. Murphy officiating. Interment will be at St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery. The Patters on-James funeral home In charge. MAASS, Pvt. Robert H., was killed In action in Walfersreuth, Germany, April 15, 1945. Services will be held at the Major Memorial chapel at 2 p. m. Wednesday, with the Rev. E. A. Biedermann of St. James Lutheran, church officiating. Interment will be at Memorial Park cemetery with military rites. The Major funeral home in charge. Card of Thanks WE WISH to take this opportunity to thank the doctor as well as all the neighbors and friends for the flowers, also their help In. person as •well as those who contributed during the sickness and death of our beloved daughter and sister, Dora Williams Nlmmo. Mrs. J. W. Loy tuid husband, Mr, and Mrs. James Merrill. WE WISH to thank our many friends, especially the Rev. Mr. Hinz, and the Bethlehem Lutheran church, and our neighbors for their many kindnesses and for floral offerings, during the recent illness and death of our beloved mother. Mr. and Mrs. August Hoffman and other relatives. WE WISH to thank our many friends and relatives -for their expression of deep sympathy in the loss of our dear mother, Mrs. A. P. Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. E. Anderson, Mrs. Tina Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Turnbull, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Bldwell. WE WISH to express our appreciation and thanks to all our friends and neighbors for their many kind deeds, thoughtfulness and help shown us during the recent illness and death of our beloved mother. Lloyd, Opal and Ena Mae Sherwood. In Memoriam A2 IN MEMORY o£ Richard Dale Burgener, who left us 7 years ago, Dec. 28: We little thought when leaving home. He would no more return. That he in death so soon should sleep And leave us here to mourn. We do not know the pain he bore We did not see him die. We only know he passed away And never said "good-by." Sadly missed by: Mr. and Mrs. Oma Burgener, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Burgener Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Burgcner, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Trimble, Merlyn, Helen and Rose. Funeral Director MEYER Funeral Rome. A beautiful service need not be costly. Ambulance lervicc. Fhon» 1505. PATTERSON - JAMES Funeral Home, Known for Service. Ambulance oxygen •quipped. 323 N. Washington. Ph. 1140. MAJOR Funeral Home, Phone 611, "Major Service Meets Your Need." Auto or Air Ambulance. McAULEY & SON Funeral Home. A distinguished, dignified funeral Bervice. Ambulance. 8 South Adams. C?'l 651. Personals DRIVING NEW CAR to Log Angeles, Cal. about Jan. 3. Will take 4, share expenses. Hefs. H. Lemmer, 513 4th St. S. E. Phone 4336-W. Lost, Found LOST—Keys in small leather case. Return to Globe-Gazette. LOST—Black leather billfold containing val. papers and wedding ring. Reward. Call 4451-W after 6 p. m. LOST—Brown rimmed glasses In brown case on bus or downtown district. Call 2571-W. LOST—Star sapphire earring. Reward. Ph. 4304-J. LOST—Man's gold Masonic ring. Return to Globe-Gazette business office for reward. LOST—Light brown dog with white streak on head. Ans. to "Mickey." 2328 22nd St. S. W, LOST—Double string of pearls between Younkers and Foresters Bldg. Reward, Rm. 156, Kirk Apts. Money to Loon 8 NEED MONEY? Let me htlp yen. Loena $28 to $300. See Mr*. Simon. 25 yean of reputable dealing- Fart, trltndly tcrriee at Security Loan Co. Third Floor First National Bank Bldg, Money to Loon LOANS—$50 to $400. Fidelity Dtacount o. 30 1st St. N. E. CASH LOANS $25 to $300 On Your Own Signature Secured loans also made. Phone, write or come in. Loans also made to people living in towns surrounding Mason City. State Finance Co.. A Friendly Loan Service 201 Weir Bldg. Corner Federal and State 5 West State St. Phone 1038 LOANS. Federal DUcount; 19 Vt NortB Federal. Telephone SIS. AUTO ' FINANCING All Makes of Cars LOWEST COST INSTALLMENT LOAN DEPT. First National Bank MASON CITY, IOWA SEE Uw United Home Bank and Trust Co. for real estate mortgage loans. BE PREPARED TO PAY BILLS DUE JAN. 10th The average person accumulates numerous bills this time of year. Don't allow your bills to be delinquent. Protect Your Credit Consolidate your accounts with a loan from U-N-I-T-E-D Financial Service 15i N. Federal Phone 57 Over Ford Hopkins Drug Store' Seeds, Feed* 17 . FOR SALE SOY BEAN MEAL $75 Per Ton OSWALD STRAND & SON Manly, Iowa FOR SALE—Baled straw. Write P. O. box 12 or Ph. 183-R2, Clear Lake. FOR SALE—300 bushels certified Blue Tag Hawkeye soybeans. Best offer. Illinois' new wonder bean. Higher yielding, earlier better combining than the famous Lincoln variety. P. O. Box 845, Jollet Illinois. FOR SALE—650 bales good clover hay Clem Hebel, R. B. No. 2. Ph. 6?-Rll. Help Wld., Mole 20 WANTED Young College Man Age 22-29 Interested in sales work for job as sales-clerk with Standard Oil Co. Good starting salary and opportunity for advancement. Write or apply Personnel Dept. STANDARD OIL CO. 109 Third N. W. Mason City, Iowa WANTED—Married man on farm. Separate house, elec., water. All power machinery. Glen Roben, Sheffield. Ph. Rockwell 16-F104. WANTED—t men with cars. $40 per week guaranteed plus commission while learning. No experience or investment. This is something different. If you are not earning $75 to over J100 per wk. tt will pay you to investigate. Steady. See Mr. Carder, 1 to 4 p. m., Wednesday only, Hotel Cerro Gordo. WANTED—Pin setters. Good wages. Dick's Bowling Center, 21 2nd 3. W. H«lp W»d., Female Zl WANTED—Girl 'or woman for general hsewk. No cooking. Ph. 5677-W. WANTED—Waitress. Black and White Cafe, 120 N. Federal. INSURANCE office needs stenographer Permanent. 40 hr. wk. No bookkeeping. Write Box L-28. Globe-Gazette. WANTED QUALIFIED STENOGRAPHER AND DICTAPHONE OPERATOR Good starting salary. Apply Personnel Dept. STANDARD OIL CO. 109 Third N. W. Mason City, Iowa ^ ; .« H«lp Wtd., Female 2t WANTED—Full time practical nur*e. JPh. 4211-W or 5432-R. WANTED — Exp. waitress, morn. Grill Cafe. Clear Lake. AFTER JAN. 1, 1949 BARON'S STORE will have an opening for Detail Girl who will relieve cashier. Applications by mail only. Interviews after Jan. 1, Experience helpful but we *r» willing to train. Applicant must have a* knack for figures and th« willingness to learn. Age 20 to 35. High school education. Write BARON'S 6 S. Federa.1 Mason City, Iowa WANTED—Girl between 25 and 30. Clerical work. Apply at Ideal 'America* Laundry, 22 1st St. S. W. WANTED—Girl to care for 3 children In my home. Ph. 24S4-J. WANTED—Waitress. 6 a. ,n. to 2 p. m. G day week. Apply Buehler Cafe, 7*1 South Federal. WANTED—Waitress and dishwasher com. bincd. 11 a. .m. to 7 p. m. Mary's Caf*. 11 3rd St. N. E. ' WANTED—Girl or woman by day or hour. 325 7th St. N. W. WANTED—Girl to work in donut shop. Apply in person. Downydake Donut Shop, 24 E. State St. Situation Wanted 22 WANTED—Practical nursing or housework. Write A-27, Globe-Gazette, Salesmen 25 DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE We are looking for a man age 23-45 Interested In professional sales work te represent one of America's oldest and largest business organizations In Mason City and adjacent territory. Guaranteed Income to start, with, excellent training. Commissions and retirement plan. Write Box B-17, Globe-Gazette giving age, education, marital status, general background. How Many Orders Do You Have to Sell to Earn $200.00 A Week? If your answer is more than ONE average Order a day, you should be interested in this proposition. We have an opening for a mature businessman or salesman with a car, to help us sell service manufacturers, merchants, schools, business officials, public buildings, large farm owners, ranchers in your area. Rush name, age for full details to M. L. Armour, Salesmanager. Box 2383, Dallas 1, Texas. Servicai Offered 27 hanein* U our busteew. Phone 3441-W. OLDSMOBILE Sales and Service ZENORS Authorized Packard Service H & H Motors 12 Seventh St S. E. SEWING machine repairing and rebuilding—all makes. Parts and supplies. Mason City Appliance Store, 211 S. Federal. Phone 1103. Authorized Skelgas INSTALLATION AND SERVICE PHONE 0374 Egeland Skelgas and Appliance IB South Delaware ATTENTION Contractors and • Home Owners Wards offer the building trade * very convenient method of installing ALUMINUM WALL TILE on new construction. Attractive, low prices, plus guaranteed installation, at your convenience. Ideal for older homes . . . remodeling bath and kitchen . . . budget terms. For FREE ESTIMATES Call 860 Montgomery Ward MASON CITY, IOWA Call KELROY'S 441 FOR COMPLETE PLUMBING All types furnaces, water heater^ stokers. OH and gas heating. First Class Body and Fender Work Car Palatine Fre« Estimate* MASON CITY NASH CO. / ftU tforth Federal PhoM 9U

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