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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Oregon, Satnrday Morning. April 11, 1931
Growers Holding Firm .for
Demanded Price; 1930
Crop Cleaning up -
' Pacific coast hop markets re
mained steady daring March, and
prevailing , Quotations were sen
erally About unchanged , lrcra
those 'for the previous month,
according to the monthly hop
market review of . th ITnlt1
States bureaa of agricultural eca
nomlcs. While demand was rsth
er quiet, the firm holding policy
of growers for better prices,
tended -to maintain a steady mar
' Sales of hops in the three Pa'
rifle coast states during .MaT
totaled-, approximately 6. 60S
hales of all growths, and were
taken mostly by domestic buy
ers at eastern and mid-western
markets, sine foreign demand
aad Inoulry was -very light dur
ing the month. In Oregon mar
kets, where remaining stocks are
In strong bands and Tery firmly
held, prices ruled slightly higher
than In California ana .wasnws
ton. and ranged from 16-liH
for prime to choice Clusters, to
llxllttc for good medium Clus
ters of the 1930 crop, net to
producers at Willamette .- valley
shipping points. Older growth
Clusters were selling at around
10c tor good primes, aad 8-8 He
for mediums. Fuggles were la
low demand, being -Quoted at
12 Me for good prime quality of
the If SO crop. Only around C09
bales of Fuggles : remain unsold
Local dealers are making but
few term or. season -contracts,
due to a lack of offers from east
ern buyers. A few one-year con
tracts for the 1931 crop, totaling
around 1700-2060 bales, at 14
l Sc. made for an English ac
count, were- the .ealy contracts
reported during the month in
Oregon markets. High water,
resulting from the recent heavy
rains, is reported -to have caused
some damage In river bottom
rarda In the Willamette Taller, a
considerable number of trellises
being washed out.'
Stocks remaining In growers
hands in the- three Pacific coast
states, have . been reduced until
only a little more than 30.000
bales1 of all growths remained in
first hands during the first week
in April. " .
Synoptis of Aaaaal Statement af the
Uinneaota Implement Matoal Fira laaar
vi Company of Owatonna. in the &tta
of Mtnneaota. a the thirty-first day ad
December. 130. mada ta the Inaaranea
Commiasioner of tta blate.of Oregon, Pr
auant to law : "
Amount of capital atoek paid up.
Vet premioma roceirad donas th 7eri
$3. 48, 187.50. .
Interact, dividend and ranta ocatred
dnrinf the year. 6158.029.20.
Iaeomo trrm ether aonrca racoived
drinf tha year, $13,045.04.
Tola! la-me. 14 115,111.74.
Net louea paid Marine tha year laelad
la adjaatment axpeaaes. $1,471,618.0.
IMridend paid oa .eapital atoek dariaf
th. rear. $1.55, 10.26.
Coanlasiona aad talari el paid dnrinf
fie yaar. 37.35.3a.
Taxea. lieaasoa aad fee paid dariag
the year. $58.55.a.
Amoaat of ail ether axpeaditares.
ToUl ependitnri. 89,623.83S.1S.
Value af real eatato airaad -(market
Value at atorka and bonds owned (mar
ket Talne). $3,518,255.00.
Loan on mortcSs and eoTJataral, ate,
Caak ia bank and oa band. $220,171.-
Preminma i ecnra of eollaetion wHt
tea aiaea September 80. 1S30. $731,945.-
iatereat aad recta "doa and aeraod.
Dna oa Paid taea. $2,799.34.
Total admitted aat. $4.0678.13..
Grnaa daima for loaaea no paid. $308,
629.01. . -
Amoant of neome4 premlnm 6a all
tratifandinc riaka. SS.oM.SOS.SS. '
Duo far - eommitsioa and brokerac.
S4.OO9.10. . '
All other liabilities S149.064.tS.
Tntal Habilitiee. exrluairo of eapltal
Dwk of Nona Sarplaa. $1.1100.S.
IX OREGON' FOR THE TEAS
' Xet preminma received during tba year.
Loaao paid daring th year. $11,575.
. I.navea incurred during tha yaar. $14.-
. Kama of Company. Uinneaota Xmplo
meat Mutual Fire Innurance Coaapaay.
Kama of PreaideBt. C. I. Burton".
- Kama of Borretary, Joha A. Barton.
Saatory reaident attorney far aarriee.
Tt i. Scallar. 3i4 Xortb Cheh 8t Sa
. Itit,. Or jooL. ,
Srnopsls of Annual Statement of tb
National Rotailers Mutual - Iasaraaea
Ompeay of Chicago, ia tha State af Illi
aoia. oa tha thirty-first day of December.
19 SO. made to the Inanraiwe Coenaaiaaiea
er of the State of Oregon, pursuant to
Amooat of capital Stock paid tip.
' Net premiums rocoiTod during th year,
72.07S.S8. , : .
Interoas, disidenda and 'rant rsceired
during tha year, $30409.68. :
. Ineoma from other , source received
daring the year,' 67.8U.4i.
- Total income. 3K9.50O.48.
- Net losaea paid during tha year Includ
ing adjustment expenses. $350,163.58.
- Dividends paid oa capital stock daring
the year. Mutual Company.,
. Commiesioae aad aalarie paid daring
tie year. 317 6.3 16.21.
Taxes, lieenoee had foe paU daring
the year, $17,72i.SO. .. '
Amooat of aU other expeaditures,
- Total axpaaditares. $825,331.17.
Value of real estate evaed (market
Tatne). O. - . - .
- Value af stocks aad bond owwod (
ket rama). $554,940.00. ' , .
Loana oa mortgages ana collateral, at,
$35,500.00. . , . ,.-
Cash la Aanks and aa hand. $74.803.14.
Premiums ia coarse at collection writ
,tn since eeptombos- 80, I860. $18,706.-
68. ' - .
, latereat aad reaU da aad accrued,
7.463.66. - ,
- Ihia from Reaearaac CoPal06 S3
paid loates. I30.ei.8.
Total admitted aeeeta. $897,183.88.
- Gross claims for tossea aapaid. $81v
033.79. . .
Amoant of eammd premium am aTJ
ntstaadlas risks. $469,894.88. . -Dao
for commiastoa aad brokerage,
"Iu'k?: ii.kmiu. 876.933.88.
. Tatal HabiaHiea. exerosiTu ad capital
mink mt VnteW fjaHIT. 8634.861.88,
Bf-'8INE8a IN OKOON TOSL T-HS YXAB
.Vet preminma receired during ta yaar,
$1,226.50. - "
. loaaea lnmrrrod daring tha yaar, S850.
ossaa paid during th Tsar. 1 8 50. 4 6.
Name of Company. National Retailer
Mntusl Insuraaco) Company.
Name el Proaident, Jamea 8. Xampar.
V .ins of Raeretarr. Chaao hf. Bmrta.
ftatftir- reaident atir-y foroerrice.
XT"W. Clock- Portland; Oregon.
CORN DECLINE PULLS
BUTTER IS DOWN ANOTHER NOTCH
Last - Minute Rallies
Jerk j Prices up to
. Higher Levels -
CHICAGO. April 10 (AP)
An unexpected collapse of the
corn market pulled down the entire-
grain list today, but last min
ute rallies jerked prices up. Ex
tensive stop loss selling-of corn
caught the pit temporarily bare
of buyers.; and all deliveries out
did the season's previous bottom
price record. Then; speculative
sellers executed a sudden reversal
of their market, position. : and a
general rebound ensued.
Corn ; closed nervous 1-8-3-4
cents higher, wheat unchanged to
7-8 up, oats a shade to 7-8 ad
vanced. ' -FOaTLAHD ; Ore, April 19 (AP)
Produce eiaeasaga. act price; batter.
tree til stsadsrts 23; prim firsts 33;
firsts 31. Efffs, fresh exlrss 17; fresh
PORTLAND Or, April 10 (AP)
- ! Open HI (a Vow Cloae
Vr ., ; .. 8 68 68
JmL . 58 S6e 88 56
8p. . 58 SH 5
Ch markets; wheat: big Bead bloe
ataaa .66; aaft wkite. waster wait .SS;
rd wiater. aortherm apriag. westera red
Oili: Ke. S SS IV waits 30.50.
Millraa standard 15.00.
, Corn,: Ko. IE.T. ahlpmaat 37.75.
PORTLAND Or, April 10 (AP)
Cattle $5. eaWea 10. qaetabty steady.
Stoers SOO-eoo Iba, goo4 $7.75 8 35;
aaodiaas TOO 7.75; commoa 6.00(7.00.
Bteora S0O-11M lb.. gao4 7.5O8.00;
medium S.T5rT.50; common 8.60 06.75.
Steers 11O0-18OO Iba, wod T.007.75:
medium 8.50 f 7.00. Heifer 650-800
lbs, goad 7.50ft 6.00; medium 8.350
T.50: eommaa 6.00Q6.25. Cows, good
5.756.35; commoa. and medium 4.7 5 6f
5.75; law cattor aad catter 3.50 4.15.
Bulla (yoarliar axeladod) fXK)5J0;
cattor. aammoa aad saadinm ' 8,753.00.
Venlera. milk fed 6.50 01 0.50; medium
6.eejr.6: run and commoa S.OO0
60. Calves SSO-SOO lbs, good aad
caoieo aeOS.$0; aommoa aad medium
' Hog 100. ta Thing around stood
(Soft or ailr bora and roaatiag a
k IJrht lichta 140-160 lba
8.75: "cht weight 16O-20O Iba, S.sogs
S.7S: aaadtwm weisht 30O-330 Iba, 7.75 Q
8.75; aaodiam weicht 330-35O lbs, 70(r
6 AO; beary weight ?50 190 lbs, 3.35(9
8.35: kearr weicht 300-350 lb 8.75(3
8.00. .Pack lag sow 375-500 lb, 5.753
7.00. ' Peedor and stoeker pigs 70-130
6heep 825; ateady.
Bpriac Umba. 89.00010.00; median
8 00 Q .. Lambs 0 Iba, down. 7.00(3
7.50; anediam 6.0C?7.00 all weirtta
fommoa 8.00 0 A.OO. Yearling wether
60-110 lbs, medium to choice 4.2S 4?
S.t.t. Kwos 90-120 lb.. 4.25 & 5.00; awes
10-150 lbs. 8.50?4..A: all weishU. enll
aad eommaa ! 3.00 830.
. Fruits, Vegetables
POBTLAKl Ore.. April 10 (AP)
Fruit aa vegatabloa. . .
Preah fruit oranges. aae1a. packed.
$3.25 S 4; Jnnblo etork. $1.9002: rrapo
fmrt. Florida. $8.7 JJ 4.25; ' California.
$S.3St3.S0; limes, 5-dos cartoa. $330;
baaaaac, e Tb. Lemons California.
V506T6. Strawberriea Los Aageles.
$2.15(2.33 crate of 13 boxes.
Cabbage local -302e lb. Potatooa
Oragoa Deofhotec, $1.85(91.75; local.
$1(1.13; Yakima. 85$1.$5. New
totatoos California garneta. Sfle;
Florida. 78o Ih.: Texas, 7o lb. Oaioaa
aelliog price to retailors. Oregon. B0f90e
ewt. &eed potatoes local, lifiJHt
Ehabarb locaL buIV. 24Sc Tb.
Artichokes 70GOe. Spinach local.
R.fv78e oraage box. Ceteir CallforBlo.
$1.75 per doa.: heart a. $3.35 per do,
hunches. Ifuskrooraa hothoaae. 65 7 5a
lb. Peppera Bell aweet. S2($3Sa lb.
flwoM potatoes eastern. $3.85 hamper.
Cauliflower Oregon broeeoli 90et?$1.8S
crate. Beans Florida. $7 lb. Pesa
California. $3.50 3.75 erats: 10lla
lb. Tomatoes Mexican. $44.50 lag.
roaacked.. Lettuce A risen a. Yuma. $3
8.35; Imperial Teller. 50$2. Aa
psrsgos California. 6(3 9c.
I Portland Produce
TOHTLAKD Or, April 10 (AP)
Milk raw milk (4 per cent) $1.90 per
cwt gMtrerea Portlana lee 1 per cent;
grade O milk $1.40. Bntterfat 31a 4a
livered Portland. -
Poultry, heary hens le higher, mediums
snd lirfats 2c higher: (baying prices)
slisa, beary hens rer 4 lb.. 22e; me
diTim bens, SH-4Vs lbs.. 18c: light bens
1C per lb. colored broilers 1 M lbs aad
over, 82e: colored brtHlers, 1 lbs, aad
orer. 80s: yoang Pekin ducks, 4 lbs, snd
ow, 32c: old. 2-5: colored ducks. 15;
turkers. No. 1. 25 0 82a.
Potatoes 151 2 3e bicher per ewt for
No. .Is. No. 1 local. 81.1061.25; De-
achntea. 1.751 1.90: Takiaaa. 1.25 1.50
Na. t. local. 65c 1.00. -
Dressed poultry selling price to re
tailors: turkeys, poor to good. 3SC?33;
ducks. 35c; gceae. 18c; cspons,-3385e
lb. - -.
Nuts wshiuts. Oresron. f. 21 42.'
almond a. 32c; peanuts. fi3124e; '. f f-
borts, 15M21C. -
Hay wholesale bnying prices. f..t
ored . Portland, Eastern Oregon timothy
622.59 IS: 4o valley. S19619.&0: al
faVa. $15016: clover $16: oat hay. $16;
raw, $7rS toa; aellmg prices, $1 to
Heps 1938 crop 1516e.
' Saturday. Aartl 11
XOW 420 By PortUad
8:80 - )yotional aerrices. '
S:4S Trail Blasera. ,
9:1 CooaJag aeaool.
:4 National farm and Home bour.
16:80 hfacaaiao af ha Air. NBC.
11:80 hi ami eel 34 aaterwarks.
13 :Oe.Talk, O. M. Plummor.
4:00 Orgaa aad piano. .
4:89 Snoop a Paap. NBC.
S.OO If aw serrfea. NBC.
tOO Aaaoo 'a' Aady. NBO.
6:86 Spotlight rorao. NBC.
11:0 Dot Uilae'a orchestra.
13 rOO Mueie . Bag . argaa, -
XOAO 556 aUv OonrsJUs
13:00 Farm boar.
6:30 Farm boar.
Not Backed up
OKLAHOMA CITY, April 10
(AP -Th Oklahoma Ben at was
told today by its r Investigating
committee that an exhaustive In
quiry failed to . substantiate
charges of immorality and misuse
of funds at the University of Ok
lahoma." . y--
Governor William IL Murray, i
who has frowned oa the untYt
altys educational ays teas sine be
took of fie early in ' th year.
1 ! '
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Grade B raw 4 milk,
delivered in Salem, f2X
ewt, ; ' ' ;
' ' Bntterfat at farm 0c.'
'Salem 21c -J -t -"-'l--.
ntUTT JlfD VXaSTAjKLZS
Pries paid ? -- aJeas tarara.
; April t. 1811
U. a K. 1
Spinach. Ursa crate
Radiahee, aos. - -, , ,- ,.
': Batall Prices 1 '
Catf meat. 23 Iba. 1.30 l.SS
Scratch, torn - SO.OO-S5.SO
Corn, whets, toa 86.00 ta 88.00 :
Craekad aad greaaa. torn 86.00-88.00
HUl ran, ton. , iTrtn.naft
Bran, toa - ... 17.OO-lt.60
En nM.' . ... . - , ... U5-3AS
OBAXX a3I HAT
Wheat, arettera rd
Whita. ha. - ,.
Barley, toa - ... 31.00 i
Oata, grey. ' ' 1 11
Rayt aaytag pricee
Oata aad vetea, tea,
AlfaUa, valley. Snd catting la-OO-J-
EaaUra Ursgon , " .I'X
Commoa . 13,00
Top grade -
Hogs. 300 Iba., p
JSV to JOT
.08 t .oa.
SoaS OS i4
CFUST A FEW
uoarsa .. ' u i an ' -
lUdiasa .. . .
POLLY AND HER PALS
OFFN THE FORE
LITTLE ANNIE ROONEY
vwrm m VB)
TOOTS AND CASPER y . ;
f MIND H AT EVE sjOWT -"--'"sj
FDUKP Mt?5. HOOFER HE WOUPNT. vVHEr4
K WHERB WE V OR WHAT 3HE 1
3vs& Vob. but enes J)
I I- i--,;,L:io r -w I I r-j fc a a, i i ii
I tLimm 1. ,.rr. vn.tw.t. nr rail RrKnll rl:'il IrvmJ t II II
uhmmma f f p
Eggs and Butterfat in
j Weak FWtion With
I Some Concessions
- -i " awawomwaau-aaaapm '
PORTLAND, April 10 Batter
Quotations dropped another cent
all down the list late today. No
new derelftpments - appeared' in
the egg trade. Lower grade ex;
continued to cell at concessions
and receipts wersr liberaL .
The buttermarket remained
weak after all aronnd price ra-
aucuons of Thursdar. Reeeiotsl
were iars; nut seuine; drAKred as
reuiuexs nonsjnt tor Immediate
needs only. '
County dressed meat and. poul
try markets : were steady at un
changed prices . with good de
mands for all lines. . .
SUPPLY OF HHP
Lettace' continues firm,' with
Thursday's shipments of 114
cars, making the lightest Tolume
In sereral months. Best lettuce
at Portland Is reported as orig
inating ia the San Luis Obispo
district of California; Retailers
paid up to 13,60 per crate for
best 4 dozens today.-
Hood Rlrer and. Mosler Joined
the ranks e( the 1131 asparagus
shippers with a crate or two
each, Friday. .The market- is
steady at ltc per lb. of north
western, aad 1-Sa for best Cali
fornia, grass. v ,
Local cheap ungraded apples,
which hare been so. plentiful all
winter, are now practically de
pleted; and wrapped, and packed
stock is now enjoying a good de
mand, with fairly actire more-
Oregon cauliflower aeason is
through: supplies are limited.
ALARMED KANGAROO, THE C?UESTlOls. W , Wt IM fTI TVr WLLJ
WTH M AlMT NEVER, "HOW WILL V'Wy VALUJS, - tT A I GIT fH
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MONROE. TVls., April 10-(AP)
An, anonymous telephone mes
sage was received nere last nigm
by a friend of Pred J. Bltrmer. 10,
a Monro brewef, saying Blnmer
had been kidnaped ana was being
held for - S1SO.O0O ransonia His
car was found abandoned In front
pt a Freeport, IlL, garage. -.
: Blunder's , brother, v Jacob, and
Sheriff Myron West, of Green
county, 'Wisconsin, notified Free-
port authorities they would come
here immediately. Ffeeport .Is
about go miles north of here.
Blomer, president of the tu
rner Products company, Monroe
brewing concern, left his ; home
early tonight to attend a meeting
of the; board of directors of tha
Monroe Country club, his family
said. Ha nerer arriTed at tha club.
. ; Late at night friend of Blu
nter receired an anonymous tele-:
phone call trom rreeport tnac;
Bl amor's car would be found- In
front' of an automobllo agency
her and that its owner was be
lag held -captlTe and would . not
be released without the payment
of $1(0,000 ransom.
To be May Queen
' ' ' ' ' ' - ', s -
woodburn, Apm 10 lia
ble Halrorsen was elected May
oueeo. for Woodburn high
school's coming May fete Thurs
day at a meeting of the student
body of the school. Don Corey
was elected manager - for the
May festival, -
Attendants of the queen from
the senior elass will be Msxlne
Glesy and Jessie 61ms. the oth
er candidates 1 put before the
Tote of the student body by th
senior .elass. . , .
and prices are firm at $1.I0-1.TS
tor best stock, . , t -
Oregon's, shipments of potatoes
and onions are now rather light,
with lltti buying actirlty in th
1 potato market.
fThe law- of
"'Where Every one
wlunmrQ nnctT Wvinw rr!
IJONT KKlOW IT!
IJOBOOV NOVs- IT
CICEPT MOCKbe PICW30M
-THE. FAMOUS PtlCCTlvn
ANt WONT TStL
ONDER AN ASSUMED
5V4B HAO V4E. ' " -PACrl
BY A PLASTIC
WHSM THE. .
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BACIC TO BATTLE FRONT
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Not a trace of the weariness of months ago a msnuui m the face
of James J. Walker, Mayor f New York, pictured as he entered his
ear after attending Easter ceremonies ia New York. He asserts his
readiness te strike back at his assailants in a rigorous defense of his
administration, and give his attackers a "lesson ther won't forgat,
The May ret will take place
either May 14 or If at the high
school. Miss Alma Taylor will
be in charg of this year's
' sanmssanammamaar " - 'w
WACONDA April i0i-Mem-bers
of the school board held a
meeting Tuesday 'evening at the
home of Joe FItts and Miss
OUae Manning was hired as
teacher of Waconda; school for
Miss Gladys Brown, who nas
taught at Waconda for the past
two years, plans, to enjoy a vaca
tion from school work next
year. Besides being a. conscien
tious teacher. Miss Brown
can Make the Grade1
" ; MAT LOOK T
gained the confidence of the
children and Is a valued friend
of ach of her pupils.
TO HAUL MORE MILK
LYONS, April 10 Dellls Wes
tenhous has purchased a new
truck for hauling milk to the
condenser' at Albany which work
he has been engaged in for the
past several, years. The deal was
made with a 8alem -firm, last
week. Mr. Weetenhous' now has
room to haul a much -larger quan
tity aad wlll.no do vbt be able to
handle all tb milk available on
his route- to Albany.
HAZEL GREEN, April 10
B. C. Zellnski, extensive growers
of strawberries, has received 20
plsnts of th new improved var-
ietr The, Corvallls" from the
ststs college. irVoWJ
WIFE CAM& HOME.
i1 m aw rM m 8k
union hill en
UNION HILL. April 10 The
Home Economics club of the
Union Hill Grange held their
regular meeting with 12 mem
bers present. .
Mrs.- Daisy Bump, 'master of
North Howell grange was pres
ent nd gave a talk on "The
Farmer's Wife" that was much
A delicious lunch was served
by Mrs. H. K. Hubbard, Mrs. W.
F. Krens and Mrs. Belle Heater.
: Saturday , night April 11. our
social night for this month, the
Silverton chamber jot commerce
will put on a program for us.
All patrons are cordially Invited
to attend and a good time is ex
PERRYDALE. April 10. Mrs.
Winifred Mekkers died Thursday
morning at the home of her son
Edward, who resides near Broad
mead. Mrs. Mekkers was 70 years
of age but had en J ored good
health until two days ago, when
she became ill.
She had been caring for Mrs.
Joha ZyUtra's housework while
Mrs. Zylatra waa with her daugh
ter in Whit Salmon. Wash.
The children left to mourn .the
loss of their mother are Mrs. John
Zylatra, Pete and John Mekkers,
who reside in this community;
Mrs. D. Mellema of Battle Ground,
Wash., and Nick and William, who
reside in Portland.
GEORGE ZELIXSKI ILL
HAZEL GREEN. April 10
George Zellnski. father ; of Mrs.
Fred Haahlebacher, Sr., is very
ill at his home In Oregon City.
Mr, Zellnski lived here for 30
years, selling his farm to Edgar
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