Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on October 31, 1941 · Page 8
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Sterling, Illinois
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STEALING DAILY GAZETTE, STERLING, ILLINOIS Thursday, October SO, 1941 Cache of Morphine Uncovered in Old House at Lyndon Has 'Illegal' Value Of $2,500; Is Turned Over to U, S. Agent An sncJrnt cnchr of morphine *-ns diftcm-erpd nt Lyndon Wfdn^dnv during the rPmodrltnR of *n old housr. according '" Sheriff Rnv Crook, who WB.< summonfd to the scene irnmrxliatrly foilowlne thr discovery. The druc, he .'flirt, i.* tftoucht to have an Illegal value of •bout $3.500. The sheriff took charge of the dniK and Immediately called th? federal narcotics bureau at Clv.raRO An agent from thr bureau arrived there Thursday afternoon and took It back to Chicago with him, where it will be destroyed. Discovery wa* made Then workmen were breaking out a portion of a stone wall In an old Lyndon house and happened to notice a Rmall wooden box behind the wall and under * portion of the home where there was no basement. The box wa* opened and it was found to contain 12 one-eighth ounce bottles marked morphine sulphate and also marked poison. The box evidently had rested there for a great many years •« the labels dropped off the bottles when they were unwrapped and moisture had worked Into the bottle and dlscolered the 1 cxmtenta despite the fact the bot tie* were sealed with lead. The officers have no way of know- Jng how many years the box had been under the house, or who had placed it there. Mlnlnrem etiarg? We Rat*, ftc p*r line nndrr thl« hf*<!!«r msy a Jnlnlwtisn pf fir? » maslmnm 'Paid NOTICE OF SI TERVISORS' MFFTINO None* is hereby given that th« p.djourned annu'al fV-ptrmbrr m*?t- llnic of the Board of Supervisor?; of County. Illinois, wi'.i ron- ft the rooms of jalrt board In Morrison, on Thursday. th* M*th day of November. 1941, at nine oclock n. m. Mann, County Clerk. FREE GLASSWARE Llbby Safewlgf rim with e\<'ry 7 gallons of s Coupon i Riven on all RR? redeemable anytime for your set of glasses. Choice of style and color. Major Gas <fe Oil Products. Enrp fc McDonald Oil Co. BAKE RALE Congregational church Guild bake sale. Saturday. Nov. 1st. Helen's Grocery. ANNOUNCEMENT the Elks "Shoot the Works" tonight at the coliseum. 8 p. m. 50c. Colder Weather Brings Rush of Automobiles To Garages This Week This week has been one of enormous and unusual activity In the service garage,-; of Sterling. Every proprietor ha* reported that hla shop has been full of automobiles The great rush was precipitated when the several days of colder m-eather came on. Then cam* the Impulse to have automobiles checked over carefully and winterizing done. In most cases there was a great deal to do. Greasing and oil changing were necesaary. new incandes cents Installed and various little things. Windshield wipers needed renewing and many motorists either purchased or tried to purchase their favorite antl-freeze • liquids for their radiators. It U learned from some of the automobile deal- en and service garages that cer train brands which have been "commonly used, are not now obtalna Me and will not be: The warning ha* been given out that preparations for the radiator should be secured while the supply lasts. State to Pay Soldiers If Jobs Not Available Under the Illinois state unemployment compensation law a selective service man released from the army may "get benefits of $18 a week for twenty weeks If he is unable to find work. To receive this he must have earned during the calendar quarter in which he was called to the army and the four previous calendar quar ten a total of $225 in employment insured under the Illinois law. Governor Dwight H. Green has atked State Director of Labor Pran- ~cis i. MUrpTiy to make"T.fie~Turrest possible use of the state employment offices in finding Jobs for men re leased from the army. Third Man Returns Clarence Bohms of Rock Palls Is the third man of the October contingent of draftees to be sent home. Mr. Bohms returned from the Chi .cago induction center today. LITTLE LOULS Joe Lund of Harmon was a bus! neas visitor In Sterling Thursday. Frank Swsnson was a caller in Starling from New Bedford. Leslie Plumley of Manilas visited Sterling Thursday. Pat Keller was a business visitor in Sterling Thursdsy from Walnut. Mr. and Mrs, Fred VIck of Walnut visitad in Sterling Thursday. 9. T. Cecil of Clinton. la., was a business visitor in Sterling -Thursday. Harold Martin was a business caller Thursday from Prophttstown. Miss Bma S. Domenetto of Amboy visited in Sterling Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Frank of Tarn plco were callers in Sterling Thursday. Francis Kerkhove of Tampico vis Itad in Sterling Thursday. Mrs. Harvey Black of Chadwick •was a Thursday caller in Sterling from Chadwick. Joe Machu of East Moline visited . .with Mends in Sterling Thursday, Miss Alice Lundstrom. who has been receiving medical treatment the past three weeks in St. Luke's hospital, Chicago, is improved and expects to return home Saturday. Clarence Selby, a former superintendent of Central school, visited tfriatuls in Sterling. Wednesday and Thursday. He delivered an address in Prophetstown Tuesday evening. H. H. Burns of Tampico was a business visitor in Sterling Thursday. lira. Fred Peterson of Tampico was a caller in Sterling Thursday. Mrs. A. L. Rasmussen was a cal- -..lar in Starling Thursday from Tam- „, C. C. Reed, who has been a patent at the Saxon home for the past VKttth. is slightly better today. & J. Devine visited Jack Gren- ttan at the Pmbyterlan hospital in Cfckago Thursday and iouati him Dessert luncheon, Sterling Congregational church, Wednesday. Nov. Sth, 1:30. Admission 25r. Speaker: Anna Rataesberger, author and traveler. Phone reservations to Mrs. Fred Loos, CM, by Monday. Fourth St. Methodist annual turkey dinner and bazaar on Thursday, Nov. 8th. Dinner 60c. Served from S to 7 p. m. Basaar all afternoon Bake sale at the Royal Blue Store, 114 East Third St., Saturday. Nov. 1 Sponsored by the C. I. C. class of the Broadway Methodist church. Will Visit Former Erie Lady in Iowa Who Will Be 100 Years Old Soon Her. and Mrs, Mike Deter art leaving Saturday morning for Waterloo, Ia« to visit Mn. Iwrry Buehler, an old friend, who will be 100 yean of age next January. Mn. Buehkr visited the Deter horn* lor three month*, four years ago, and met many old friends here. She is tht widow of Isaac Buehler. and the family lived at Krie. The aged lady Li reported to be in very good health, though naturally somewhat feeble at so great an age. Mr. Deter states that she has a remarkable memory and keen mind and Is an interesting person In conversation. Season for Pedestrians To Use Precaution As the winter season approaches with it* shorter daylight hours and less sure footing for safe walking, the state public safety department has Issued a warning to pedestrians to use precaution. It is suggested that persons in the "dangerous age" group should be doubly sure when crossing the street or the highway during inclement weather that they will have time to get out of the way of an approaching automobile. It is pointed out also that "heads up" policy is best. Warning* 1s also given against throwing a coat over the head or burying one's head under an umbrella when crossing the street. -- ' - - Will Be Hosts at Tea To Their Mothers The primary department of the Sterling Christian 'church Sunday school will entertain their mothers at a tea at the church at 2:30 p. m. Sunday. Mrs. Silas Jones will speak. Mrs. Alfred Strock is superintendent of the primary department. The sermon topic of Rev. Claude E. Cummins at the morning worship Sunday will be "Signs Along Life's Highway." Souer Kraut Dinner For Woodlawn Ladies Wpodlawn-Qet Acquainted mem bers enjoyed their annual sauer kraut dinner Thursday afternoon at one o'clock In the home of Mrs. Paul Landls. Thirty-five were present. After dinner the club president, Mrs. Lyle Landls, conducted a short session of business and the ladies spent the remainder of the afternoon sewing for the Red Cross. Hospitol Notes Master Robert Dawson has been admitted to the Home hospital for medical treatment. Miss Violet Truadson was taken from her home at MM East Fourth street to the Sterling .public hospital in the Trouth ambulance this mom- ing. She has been admitted for medical treatment. Vaughn Kahler of Morrison has been admitted for medical treatment. X-ray pictures disclosed that Mrs. Sunday Beckley, who was Injured In the accident on West Fourth street Wednesday night, suffered a fractured pelvis. Mrs, Naomi Glbb* has no fractures and will be able to leave the hospital in a day or two. Mrs. Leo Ridge, Mr, and Mrs. W. D. Ferris, Mrs. H. V. Bittorf and Mr. and Mrs. David H. Willey are getting along nicely. Jack Grennan Improves Jack Grennan. who submitted to a delicate operation for the removal of a brain tumor, continue* to improve at the Presbyterian hospital, Chicago, where he has been confined during the past three weeks. He is gaining strength and may be allowed to sit up a little within a day or two. Repoint Horphom Block The front of the Harpham build- log on West Third street wa* re- polnttd this week, effecting a splendid improvement to this Uire* story " WOT Closing New York Stock Prices MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE ' JUUY l AUG. arr. OCT. Truce in the C T. O captive mlrtrs conl strike month period since V. S. ly>ean mnvine nn rirf Chart MK'»K.S Vrrkly' mimiM-Y of u'* a pleasant note in the labor picture at end of eight- ntr shutdowns with formation of Defense Mediation Board. •-•.'nk's Mm'f- ''March 'and Ttinfor work ttwppages. NEW YORK — i APi — Th» stork msrk?t took a dive tort*-.-, following: n»w* of the U. R. dwtrciyer "inking off Iceland, but, a^id* frr>m i\ handful of w*k 5jK>t5. fln»! urf-^t. 1 ! were | Jimit^d <n mod^rat* proportions. Actually. i-nrd of th* torpedolne of th* American warship *'ft* c>'it before the opening Th* list, however, * - M only nl!(?ht!y lower on avrage during thr first hour. A celling'wave then h'.t ?t<v>L". motors and tc&n* other pivotal stocks and declines raised from 1 to 3 point*. The sps.ih WB* short-lived. Dealings slackened perceptibly sffr mid-day and, at the last, extreme love* were reduced in most CB.--PS and, here and there, plus marks Live pouitry rrrrSnts 44 !r; cnsv: IKIK. S Ib-; sr'i down, MMing" 1 , 4 ;"h' •;;•). Plymouth !fi, \\1ii?* Pork IS'?: l/'i!ho!Ti r frs, 13: other IT^'" ni: •• linnerd Pntnt^- prir> nU llfi. .'7H <••:) t 'dta] T;. S. *hlp:r.':\t«; S7P; f!c T]! rv]r m t ^ t :'!pp!l' re ; fJV *i T ; n ' ^ _ \;r-< '.'<: R':- r - T! Pirn :':"- "Hi '^ >.']"};•'•, - •<<>:;?< t f.->: I'! ->••"•> p, i rr.'! r/>rt!.Tii "!•.]''• ?•''•• k n ;irk.i; 1' : ?:4 R(v k Scouis to Colled Waste Materials in Twin Cities Soon Boy Scout leaders in Sterling and Rock Falls met Thursday night at the Y. M. C. A. when It was decided to conduct a vigorous and continuous campaign to collect waste paper and materials. The proceeds from the sale of the Junk will part be retained by the scout troops to make scouting available to more boys and part will go to the local committee on national defense. The program is laid out so as not'to Interfere with existing agencies. Ben Jokerst, Jr.. was named chairman of the collection committee with Vernon Lawrence and G. B. Corrlck as the other members. These men will complete dividing the two cities Into districts which will lw> allotted to each troop and cub pack. . It was decided that all scouts would assist the American Red Cross In its annual roll call here in distributing circulars and in other work in connection with the drive. Mrs. Paul Philips, president of the local D. A. R., had offered to present a number of booklet? on "Amerlcanltm" for uM.of the acouis and It waa voted to accept «otne. of these. Each acout and cub here is to receive • very special calendar for 1M3 which will be distributed in December. Attending lut. -night's meeting were Commissioner Dan Metager. G. B. Corrlck. C. WlUon King. Rock Fall* chairman, Rollln Undgren, Vernon Lawrence. Adalbert Freeman, Dan Metager, Jr., Ray Hoffman, Jamea Daulton, Crui Sierra. Ben Jokent, Jr., Robert Van Hornc and L. B. Willard, field executive. Enjoyable Card Party At Frank Lucas Home Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lucu opened their home to the Moose. Women of the Moose and their friends Thursday ejrenlng for a card party. Ten tablea of pinochle were in prog- reas, for which Mrs. Jeosie Mayes and Frank La win won high score prims and Mr*. Minnie Wolber and Jeu Bennett took consolation prlz- ea. A special priie went to Mrs. Mamie Schneider and Mrs. Lucas offered a priae which was won by Roy Grosse. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Mamie Schneider and her unit of the Women of the Moose. Joint Meeting of YWCA And YMCA Groups A Joint meeting of young men and young women was held at the Y. M. C. A. Thursday evening in the ~2T7 merTTrom the Y. M. C. A. and 10 women from the Y. W. C. A. The meeting was presided over by Reeve Norton, vice president, in the absence of the president. An Interesting and informative address on parliamentary law was given by Harry McCaslin, a former president of the ToasUnas- ter club which was In Sterling several years ago. The next meeting of the club will be the evening of November 6. Sterling Branch of Needlework Guild Elects New Officers Mrs. Lowell Elmendorf wa/> elected president of the Sterling branch of the Needlework Guild of America Thursday afternoon, when the directors, met In the Orare church ba-sement. The vice president. Mrs. P A. Schmoeger was reelected and the new secretary if, Mrs. Dorothea Black. Officers are elected for two years Eight hundred articles of clothing were contributed to the Sterling branch for distribution thU fall and all the clothing Is sent out in this community. During th« past two years Mi*.. W. H. Wilkinson has served as the eflieit'nt president, eight new units have been added, six last year and two this year. Submits Bill to Hike Pay of Service Men (AP»— WASHINGTON lation providing broad adjustments In pay for all persons In the armed services, at an estimated additional cost of $374^33,578 annually, was Introduced today by a senate military affairs subcommittee. The bulky measure, which would raise pay for enlisted men and officers of the army, navy and marines was offered by Senator Johnson (D- Colo). chairman of the subcommittee. after extensive study by an interdepartmental committee representing the armed services, the coast guard, coast and godctic survey and public health service. The interdepartmental committee approved the proposed pay adjustments unanimously but iiotcd that the Increases could not be regarded as official recommendations of the various departments. The propcvsed over all Increase's would be distributed as follows: Army. 1272.810,230; navy, $82,110.048; marine corps. $11.779,023; coast guard, $7.122.365; coast and geodetic survey, $106.812; and public health service, $403.103.. ,4' The committee recommended that the base pay for lowest ranking enlisted men. such as the army private, be raised to $42 a month, with elimination of the selective service act provision for an automatic 110 monthly increase after a year's service. Present army base pay is $31 monthly for the private. Honor Two Brides at Lovely Shower Party Mrs. Mehirt Kendell, nee Doris Finch and Mn. David Calhoun. nee Georgiana Pope, were jointly honored at a shower given in the lovely home of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Wagner—in—Roek—Falls—Thursday-! three evening. Mrs. Jennie Scheler was the assisting hostess. Scrapbooks were made for the Parties of the Week For Miss Gene Cies Other parties in the series complimenting Miss Gene Cies this week were a shower given by Mrs. Dean Brooks on Wednesday evening, and a dinner party and shower Thursday evening with the Misses June Robinson and Mary Alyce Janssen as hostesses. Wait for Freeze to Bog Limit of Ducks Not until the ponds are frozen over will there be duck hunting. This is the latest excuse of the local nun- rods for not bringing in the limit and probably is true. Whatever the reason, the hunters have tried every sort of weather and have met with no results. Go to I Mini Homecoming Rev. and Mrs. C. M. Irwin left Friday morning, accompanied by Mrs. John Wetsel, for Champaign, where they will attend the feativi- tiac Incident to the annual home-i coining at the University of Illinois. Rev. «nd Mrs. Irwip will visit- with their daughter, Cynthia and Margaret, who are teachers in the schools of Champaign and Urbana. Mrs. Wetael will visit her daughter. Mrs. Dorothy Fletcher. Mr. Fletcher is a pharmacist in Champaign. Burned by Coffee Bobbi* Johnson, five year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred O. Johnson, is confined to his bed with severe bunts on the body which were received Wednesday when a pot of coffee «aa spilled on hlai/He is under the care of * physician. Install New Duribar't furniture store installed a large and beautiful luminous sign la front of the stort to4»y. two brides and after a social time there was a refreshment course. The brides were presented with many beautiful and useful gifts. The guests included Mrs. George Tyjer, Mrs, Francis Finch and Mrs. E. M. Finch of Dlxon, Miss Isabelle Ooshe'n, Mrs. William Goshen. Mrs. Roy Deets. Mrs. George Pope and Mrs. James Lambert. Germans Intensify Drive on Moscow; Volokolamsk Falls Nazis Claim Russians In the Crimea Are in A Headlong Retreat 'By The Associated Press) Soviet workers fought alongside red army troops today In a bloody scries of battles around Tula, 100 miles south of Moscow, as the Germans stepped up the fury of their 30-day-old'drive on the Soviet capital from two directions. Tass, the official Russian news agency, said unk-led nazl forces were driving hard on Moscow's northwest flank—apparently in the Kalinin -sector, B5 miles northwest of the capital—but that heavy artillery fire and repeated red counterattacks were checking the German advance. To the west and southwest of Moscow, Tass reported that Soviet troop* were not only holding their defense positions but Improving them In some salients. On the southern (Ukraine) front, Adolf Hitler's high command asserted that the Russians were In full flight under the assault of German and Rumanian troops smashing into the Crimean peninsula. Apparently heading for Russia's big Black aea naval base of Sevastopol, 100 miles across the Crimea. German flame-throwers, tanks and troops supported by strong aerial attacks were reported to have broken through the Crimea's bottleneck gateway two days ago. Reda Claim Fierce Resistance Soviet dispatches gave no hint of a precipitate retreat, declaring that red army troop* and marines were counter-attacking fiercely, aided by planea of the' Russian Black aea fleet. Dispatthea from Kuibyshev, auill lary Soviet capital, said all Crimean men capable of bearing arms were mustered to stem the nazl on- strategically im- controlling the , tifi-p to bf (rlinip^rci. Tram'TS ap- proximat^d TW.fWl share.*. '. On top of a llttl" more nTvo'.i. 1 — i)f.<.'; over ilie International 5r<T.'\ 5prculn M'. r v^ntim^n? ^^m^d *o havr undrrRor>»< a further N-;<•!>,'. IVP of >noiilit.lne tax ff-a;> ni:d won I'."; over the cloudy labor jnr-'i'irn. j tur*. ! Althouch the Atlanta !IH itiTit wn-> j not particularly siirpriMnc to \Va!l street, in vl"w of thr recent comment of the President thut thp "shr*>tlnR" hnd already inclination of many was to trim commitment* a?- a ; '' measure of protection against addi- | ( _ , n-,-k tlonnl hnpprnmgs over the forth- -^1^ No 4 nr* r,R'- comln? wfykTirl. ... LOCAL MARKFTS STFRMNO •niii.'ii ?:] C'c-m. r >"' N' 1 oa'.'t, Al C Ac Dye 150 A His Ch MfR 27- t Am Can 80'« Am Car Fdy 37 \ Am Loco li Am Had Sts 5 Am Smelt 37'. Am Stl Fdrs 19'4 AT&T 150H Am Wat Wk» 3 Anaconda 34't A via Corp 3'4 Bald Loco Ct H't B A- O 3S Bendix 37S Beth Stl 60\ Boeing Alrp 19*i Borden 20 S Borg Warn 18\ Cal A- Hec «>» Case 77' t CaterplJ Tr 39'4 Cclanes* 22 Cerro de Pas 30'» C <fc O 35H Chrj's'er 54'; C<xnl Solv 9S Comwlth & 60 'i Comwlth Edis 22'i Consol A Ire 21 Cons Copperm 84 Con* Eds 15 S Consol Oil 6'« Corn Prods 4R'j Curtlss Wr 8S Deere Co 24 \ Dome Mlns 13"» Douglas Airc 74 Du Pont 145 Eastman 133'» 0 E 27S Oen Fd» 38H Goodrich 20 Goodyear 17\ Greyhound 13 U Homestako Min 404 Houd Hersh B 94 1 C 7'. Insplrat Cop 10' t Int Harv 48\ Int Nick Can 27 Johns-Manv 57 Kennecott 33". Llb-O-P Gl 25"» Lockheed 274 Mont Ward 30'* Nash Kelv 44 Nat BLs 17 Nat Dairy Pr 15% NYC 10S No Am Avla 12 T » Ohio Oil 8*1 OWTM 111 Gl 43'4 Packard 24 Pap. Am Airw 1 "i Plielps Dodifr ?7' Phillips Pet 44 '» Pub Svr N J 16 Pullman 22% Pure Oil 10H R C A 3', R*p Stl 17\ Sears GB 1 * Stand Bds 5 S O Cal 23'4 S O Ind 32', S O N J 43>i Studebnker 5 ffwlft 22"» Texas Corp 42\ Union Carb fiP'» Unl Air L 134 Unl Alrc 38\ U S Rubber 23 U S Stl 524 W U 29 \ Wilson 5 T t YouilRst S .T 34 T » Zenith 9' 4 NEW YORK CURB Alum Co Am 109 1 * Cities Service 3\ El Bond Sh IS Niafr-Hud Pow l\ Pit Is PI Gl 69'. Grain, Live Stock and Local HOCK F'.M.I.S (;KAIN •South Side Elevator' Corn. .65. No. 4 new, .504; oa'.?, 39'-.- : wheat, .9B4. MIM.F.nOF.VIIJ.B •\V. A. Corn, .65. oats, ,40 IIA/EI.HL'RST 'Meyers Elevator? Corn, .65; oats, .40. LANARK (Farmers' Co-operntlve) Corn, .67; onLi. .38. GRAIN 1.154 1.13'i 1.14 B i- slaughtt The Crimea portant both as northern waters of the Black sea and M providing a short-cut route to the Caucasus oil fields acorss the narrow Ketch strait On the Moscow front, the Germans were hammering violently at Soviet Oen. Oregor Zyhukov'a red army defenders from the Tula sector in the south and the Volokolamsk region. M mUea northwest of Uut capital. Military advices reaching London said the Germans had captured Volokolamsk after bitter fighting in which the town changed hands Wife of Aurora Banker Dies from Auto Injuries AURORA. ILL. — <AP) — Mrs. Emma Hagans. 63, died in Copley hospital yesterday of injuries suffered Wednesday in an automobile collision. She was the wife of C. B. Hagans, president of the Aurora National bank. Hagans, who was driving the car, was uninjured. Jack Callahan, 41, driver of the second car, was cut and bruised. Mike Krecvich's Father Succumbs at Litchfield UTCHFTELD. ILL. — <AP) — Michael Kreevich. sr.. 64, father of Mike Kreevich, Chicago White Sox outfielder, died last night in St. Francis hospital after an extended illness. His home was in M*uat Olive. Breaks Ankle in Fall Mrs. Paul Weaver slipped and fell this afternoon while walking on Third street just east of Locust She'fell Ui such a manner as 19 Tula U a munitions and Jron- working city of 900X100 population In the broad valley of the Up* river. Hard-riding Bos-let cavalrymen .were now reported playing a prominent role In the struggle, possibly for the sake of mobility over mud' boned battlefields or because of a depletion of tanks. Russian front-line dispatches declared that red horsemen had wiped out two nazl regiments in a bat- Ue for a southern front town. Vott Low Test Cose Tuft HeardToddy TAYLOR VIIJLE — (AP) — Circuit Judge T. M. Dove indicated he would haar lato today a test case on the new nilnois permanent voter's registration tow which was postponed The aet directs downstate county ekrks to register all voters under a permanent card-index system starting next July I, in advance of No- vrateer, 1MJ, elections. Counsel for both sides have agreed to aeek an early ruling on the law's validity by the state supreme court before county clerks throughout the state are 'required to put it into operation. The supreme court's decision would determine the constitutionality of the law. IB the t*st case a group of Tay- lorvUte business men seek an injunction restraining the Christian county clerk from purchasing supplies and equipment needed to enforce the law. uiffar a fracture of her left ankle, •to* was nnwved to ihe Sttrling puMto hospiUU la the Woods am bulajac*. CLEAN SUITS oars DRESSES 4 for SI 50 NU WAY CLEANER: 1.21 U1 T » .78 .84 .86 .49 \ .52'4 JOU 1.18 s .77 '4 .83 hi .85-4 M9?i- 1.21 .77',.83 H - CHICAGO GRAIN RANGE (By The Associated Press) Open High Low Close Wheat— Dee. 1.14 May 1.19% July 1.20'a Corn- Dec. .77«; May .83 >n July .85' t Oats- Dec. .48 S May .51 \ July .49 S aoy beans- Dec. 1.61 LI 1.65 May \M\ 1.694 1.06 1.69 July 1.87H 1.69H. l.WH 1.69'i Rye- Dec, .M 3 ; .84* May .70S .71»» .60 July .71 .72 H .71 Lard- Dec. 1.65 8.77 .51'* .49 'i .49 \ .51 \- 1.614 1.844- .634 .694 .71 Ti 9.55 9.70 CASH GRAIN CHICAGO — (AP)"— Cash gtaln market quotations: No wheat. Oorn—No. 3 mixed old. 74; No. 1 yellow old, 744 to 75; No. 3, 74V to 76; No. I, 744; No. 6, 714; sample grade yellow old, M: No. S yellow old, 794; sample grade mixed new. 604; NO. 3 yellow new. 714 to 72: No. 4, M to 69U; sample grade yellow new, 574 to 6Hi; No. 4 white new, 734. Oats—No. I white, 404-\; No. 2, 46U»49H. • Barley—Malting, M to 84 nominal r~fwd-and-icrefnlngs7~4<r to^52 nominal; No. a malting, $4; No. 3, •t. Soybeans—No. 1 yellow. $1,61; No. 2. $1.60 to $1.63'*; No. 3, $1.574 to $1.594: No. 4, $1.554. Field seed per hundredweight nominal; timothy, $4.00-50; Alsikr, $13 to $15.50; fancy red top, $8.0075; red clover, $15 to $17; .sweet clow, $4.50 to $9. GKAIN UFVIEW CHICAGO — (AP) — Grain men were in no mood for a Hallowe'en scare today and the market took news of the JU»ub*n James jtoking with only slight display of nervousness. Prices were higher at the close. Led by com and soybeans, "commodities directly affected by prolonged wet weather which is delaying harvest of many fields and causing some damage, prioaa started upward at the opening bell. After wheat had advanced almost 2 cents, soybeans more than 2 cento and com .oats and rye about'a cent. profit taking and some selling inspired by weakness of securities, cotton and cottonseed oil forced a retreat. Wheat and rye showed small net losses at times but other cereals retained part of their gains. R*otipts were: Wheat I cars, corn 23$. oats 16. Renewed buying late • in the s«s- sion lifted soybenns to net gains of an much as 4 cents. Wheat closed *»- s i higher than yesterday, December *1.14S- l ». May ll,19 T 4-\; corn unchanged to *i up. December 774-S, May BS*.- 1 *; oats S- T i up; soybeans 3 to 3\ higher, and rye >* to 't lower, CASH GRAIN PEORIA. ILL. — (AP) — Cash grain market quotations: Corn '» to 1 cent higher; No. 1 yellow, 73-\ to 74; No. 2, 74. LIVESTOCK (U. 8. Department of Agriculture) CHICAGO — (AP> — Salable hogs 8,000. total 18,500; generally weak to 10 lower; closing slow, mostly 10 lower; sows steady; good and choice 180-270 Ibs. $10,35-55: top tlO.ftO; 270-320 Ibs. 110.20-45; 160- N Ibs. 110.15-40; good 300-60 Ib. sows 10.75 to $10.10; 400-500 Ib. kinds $9.15-65. Salable cattle 1,00. calves 300; steady to weak cleanup cattle trade; receipts mainly canner to common slaughter cows; good clearance stackers and feeders at steady money; few loads and lots medium to good steers and yearlings $9.75 to $11; good to choke $11.50 to $12.25; latter price for 1175 Ibs.; good 1,003 Ibs. $11.75; few heifers to $11; most canner and cutter cows $5 to $6.75; outlet extremely narrow for bulls, mostly $8.76 down: top vealers $14; medium to good vealers under moat pressure; these aellnig $10 to $12; load good 450 Ib. stock steer calves $11.90. . Salable sheep 2,000. total 6.000; late Thursday fat Ismbs and ye«r- Inlgs slow. 15-25 lower; fat sheep steady; bulk good and choice natives and fed western lambs $11.50-75; few natives $11.65; westerns in feed- er'flesh $10.60 to $11; yearlings and clipped lambs held over; choice fed western ewes $5.75; bulk natives $4 to $5; today's trade slow, market on fat lambs not fully established; most bids unevenly lower; best native* early $11.75; some others bid $11.50 down; two doubles yearlings $9.50; others In feeder flesh $8; few native ewes $f.76 tor$s. -~ UTIMATSD RECEIPTS CHICAGO — (AP) — Offklsl estimated salable livestock receipts for tomorrow: Hogs 900; cattle 200; shetpMO. CHICAGO—(AP)—Produce market quotations: Butter receipts 612.820; firm. Creamery, 66 score, 32; 90 central- ised carlots, 334; other prices unchanged. Sggs receipts" 3,632; firm; fresh graded, extra firsts, local 354, cars 314; firsts, local 39, cars 33; current receipts. 82; storage packed firsts. 45,000 Slot Machines In This Part of State, Revenue Men Report CHICAGO — (AP- — Investigators for the collector of intcrcs! revenue have found 45.000 slot chines spinning merrily in northern district of Illinois. Under the new tflx law which wrr.l into effect Oct. 1, Chief Deputy Collector NlRcl Campbell announced, this means a Jackpot of approc- mately $1,687.500 for Uncln Sam. Slot machines arc taxed $37.j apiece for the balance of the flsal year. Taxes have been paid on OE^T about 1,000 of the machines, bn Campbell said that machinery is* round up the delinquents would Plan turning as soon as the dealinc ed tonight. Surveying Uie 26 counties of ti*' northern district, Internal reveci* agents found about 6,000 places sheltering slot machines. A card inti?x of nil of them will be prepared :a assist the government in its lion campaign. Campbell said that most of the taxes already paid were handled fcr lawyers, who turned in checks covering from 50 to 100 machines. A list of all Individuals who have payments will be made public In a few weeks the operators ,1 receive stamps which they may place on the machines as tax receipts. One investigator reported tiui from consultations he had had ws;& manufacturers it was estimated thr were 1,500.000 slot machines in • atlon In the United States. Wife of Ship Captain Not Told of Sinking NEWPORT. R. I.—(AP)— News cf the sinking of the U. S. destroyer Reuben James was withheld today from Mrs. Almeda Edwards, wife of Lieutenant Commander H. L. Edwards, the skipper of the torpedo vessel. Mrs. Edwards was at the bedside of her . mother, who was seriouiJr 111. and navy friends decided to keep word of the sinking from her, as long as possible, or until It was knc whether * her husband had b saved. Drydock Strike Settled NEW YORK— (AP)— A five-day old strike at the Robins drydockjf involving 5,800 workers and repair work on 14 British and American ships, wan settled today. . Perry Co. Doctor Dies QUOIN, ILL. — (AP)-Dr5 James T. Leigh, dean of the Perry county medical profession, died U nightr of-injuries received - in a li several weeks ago. He waa 83. EGGS Paying 34c doz. , for •ggt. Pulltf Iggs—22c do». LOIN'S POULTRY PHONE 480 //OM£:!M HOMES AS DOWDY AS CM BE -• charming In every raoot IB Ihe hoas« with thrift-pi*** fwrnltira (ram our huge array. Our 10wer prices mall front oar tower «nr«r- beai! DAUGHTER LACKS MALE CONAW* Paritf SiHti •P PUMBAR FURNITURE (o

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