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OKDAY, APRIL 3, 191£
Lstructlon of New Home ia Being
(Given Every Possible Impetus
to Have Building Done
Bse WIN be Poured Soon—'Materials
Are Being Hauled Out to the
Site on the Middle
Considerable progress has been
|de on the construction of the new
akuk Country club house, on the
of the handsome home which
jrned last May. The forms for the
fndation have been put into place,
it is expected that the cement will
poured before a very short time.
|th the foundation in, the work on
upper part of the building will
[rushed in order to have the new
house ready as soon as possible.
Lumber and material for the new
|b house is being hauled out to the
on the Middle road, and is being
ed up in the yard. The automa
te driveway and approach to the
|b will be widened, it is planned
Country club members are already
•king forward to one of the most
fccessful seasons in the club's his-
Although they were somewhat
idicapped last year by the fire, the
jporary pavillion served all pur
fees and the club members enjoyed
prosperous and happy season.
The pavillion will be maintained as
jrt of the club equipment this sea-
lisse's Lola and Mary (Loop of Car
Lge spent Sunday with their cousin,
G. W. Baton.
No. I-.5-W IDEAL Boiler aad 575 ft.
of 36-in. AMERICAN Radiators, cotting
the owner $230. were used to heat this
cottage. At this price the goods can be
bought of any reputable, competent Fitter.
This did not include cost of labor, pipe,
valves, freight, etc.. which vary according
to climatic and other conditions.
,*o 'exclusive agents.
Md by all
Hamilton Gate City
If Miss Opportunity, coy and de
mure, seeks to knock at our door this
year of God, she will have to hit the
jamb because our entrance is wide
open and we are awaiting her. That
she may not become lost in seeking
our abode we are adorning our walls
with fine maps of Hamilton and
vicinity and when the much hoped for
maid discovers us, she will find the
map an aid to her visit. These
maps plat Hamilton and its envlron
men and carry in red ink the land
available as factory sites, something
like fifteen hundred acreB situated on
railways. The scouting for th-i fac
tory sites and the interviews with
ths owners and agents thereof was
done by Mr. R. H. Bowen, our inde
fatigable industrial agent The maps
were made by the engineering depart
ment of the Mississippi River Power
Co. These maps adorn the offices of
the Stone & Webster properties ?nd
administration offices all over the
county and thus are the mean? of
giving our unexcelled advantages for
factory locations a widespread pub
Industrial activity is awakening in
Hamilton. Albert Lefler is to begin
at once to build a roomy building
at the corner of Broadway and
Twelfth street next week. He has
recently purchased the lot which has
fifty feet of front on Broadway, for
$2,000. We understand that Mr.
Lefler intends operating an up-to-date
garage when his new building is
The members of the Eastern Star
lodge of this city gathered at the
home of Mrs. Charles Lindsy Satur
day afternoon as shower participants
in a fete in honor of Miss Blanch
Dnrant who is to be married Thurs
day afternoon next.
On Saturday, April 15, the annuil
school election will be held through
out Illinois. In this city the people
will be called on to select four mem
beic of the board of education 1*»
district No. 139, a president cf the
board and three members. The ex
piring terms are held by Mr. J. H.
Berry, president, E. M. Leroy ana M.
A. Karr, directors. The third mem
ber to be elected will be to fill the
uncompleted term of F. D. Wilson
who recently moved from this city
Hamilton, 111., April 3
"Say, John, is that right? And
you say that the entire house
is ideally warmed all over all
to Decatur. Under the existing laws
I of Illinois, the nominations for the
offices' must be by petition, which
must be filed with the clerk of the
school board ten days prior to the
election. Tuesday is the last day
for filing petitions, we are informed.
In the Oakwood district, one director
is to be elected.
Our out-of-town visitors registering
at the Hotel Granite yesterday were:
G. Helfrich of Carthage Stephen
[Earl, Peoria H. C. Hicks, Chicago
Ben Nieber, Chicago J. H. Mathews,
Peoria A. H. Dunham, Chicago C.
J. Dyer, Chicago.
This spring our city commissioner
can get bUBy on th« streets for there
is plenty of work to be done. We
hope the commissioners will be able
to get some of our streets oiled.
We don't hear anything about the
white way for Hamilton and we think
this would be a great improvement.
Our new bridge will soon be com
pleted and with the amount of stran
gers passing through Hamilton we
could have no better advertisement.
Leland McArthur and wife and
baby visited over Sunday with
Mr. McArthur's parents.
Mrs. Frank Adams left Friday for
Springfield for a few days' visit with
Kenneth Wilson was in town over
Sunday visiting with his friends.
FIGURES SHOW 1,106
AT TRINITY SCHOOL
Officers and Members Worked Hard
to Reach Higti Water Mark
The Trinity M. El church Sunday
school reached the high water mark
In attendance yesterday when the fig
ures showed 1,106 In the church school.
ASK FOR and GFf
'What! You saved 4
tons with Radiator
Comfortable party—" Oh, sure, we're warm as toast. Why, listen! Before I
discovered the fault in our old-fashioned heating, our home was a regular
Wife had a series of colds every winter, and then the kiddies would sniffle with
theirs until our house got to be the doctor's hang-out."
Chilled party—"That's the way it is here now with everybody, from the baby
up. Something's got to be done or I'll move. Jane says she can keep good
help on account of lifting and sifting coal and ashes, poking and coaxing fires,
blackening, and other ills of old-fashioned heating."
Comfortable party—"Stop worrying, old man, and take a hot tip! Let the
dealers put radiator heating in your place. It's done in a jiffy, any time of the
this is the best time to buy. Get busy and cheer up the old house
besides, it will go up in value just the minute you put in radiators. Everybody
wants them nowadays. Twice as easy to sell or rent because folks have
wised-up on the great comfort and coal-savings of radiator heat—the biggest
home-making feature in the world."
Chilled party (eagerly)—"Say, John, I'll take your advice, and put in those
substitutes cost YOU same price.
These outfits are the highest standard of equipment, for the healthfully
heated home. AMERICAN-IDEAL heating is the only feature of a
building which will never be worth less than you paid for it, and will
quickly repay cost through big fuel savings, absence of repairs, least
care-taking, no blackening, summer storage, etc. Accept no substitute.
A volume of heating information free
Ask for free copy of "Ideal Heating," full of sensible and valuable facts
that will put many
in your pocket. Write today.
J\ FRIR AN RADIATOR COMPANY
R~ r...u-ii.in Philadelohia, Washington, Baltimore. Roc*!ester, Buffalo, Pittsburgh. Cleveland, Cincinnati. Detroit, Atlanta,
THE DAILY GATE CITY
Indigestion, constipation, biliousness
and many ailments of the digestive
organs are often the source of serious
the first sign of disordered
conditions take the reliable family
remedy that is always dependable
UrgMt Sal* o# Any Medicine In W«U
Sold «rerrwh«r».In bomw.
This was the banner attendance of the
day and surpasses that of any of the
schools in the city. The Trinity
church Sunday school officers and
members have been waging quite a
membership campaign in connection
with the Scoville meeting.
The superintendent of the Sunday
school Is H. F. Krueger. Mr. Krueger
and his aides worked hard to bring the
attendance figures to the banner mark.
The primary department with 200 or
more attending set a new figure here.
HUSBAND OF FORMER
KEOKUK WOMAN DIES
Frank M. Sutton, Who Married Kate
Walters, Succumbed to Pneu
monia on Saturday.
[Special to The Gate City.]
MARSHALLTOWN, la., April 3.—
Frank M. Sutton, husband of a for
mer Keokuk girl, Kate Walters,
daughter of I. M. Walters, who died
there several years ago, died at Tulsa,
Okla., on Saturday from pneumonia.
The body was cremated in Omaha
today and will be brought to Mar
shalltown for burial tonight Maude
Walters of Indianapolis and Howard
L. Walters of Chicago, sister and
brother of Mrs. Sutton, are here for
O. E. Beeks of Los Angeles, who
has been in the city for several
weeks looking after business matters,
will leave for the west tomorrow.
C. B. Wright of Chicago spent Sun
day in Keokuk with his parents. Mr.
and Mrs. C. A. Wright. Mr. Wright
is connected with the Continental Pas
1DRAL Boilers will
supply actlple heat on
one charging of coal
for S to 24 hours, de
pending on severity of
weather. Every ounce
of fuel is made to yield
Write Department K-5
816-822 S.Michigan Ave.
Call Black 685
For Socioty Editor
What shall I wish for my friend to
Silver and gold, success always,
Joy and mirth, a life that's gay,
Eternal sunshine and resting? Nay—
That Keokuk women are interested
in suffrage is made evident by the
fact that dnring the three weeks since
the suffrage association was organ
ized here five hundred women lmve
enrolled as members. It is hoped that
a very large ooinpany will hear Mrs.
Trumbull this evening and the men
are not barred.
Visiting Nurse Bodies Meet.
The board of directors of the Visit
ing Nurse association will meet in
the dlrectci-n' room of the Y. W. A.
tomorrow morning at half past nine
o'clock and the Baby Welfare league
o: the V. N. A. meets at half past
two in the afternoon at the horn* cf
Ct*urch Societies Meeting.
The church societies meeting to
day are St. John's guild at the parish
house, the Chapel Fund society at the
home of Mrs. R. L. Reid, and the
Woman's Alliance at the home of
Mrs. «. O. Whitney.
[U. S. Department of Agriculture.
For Keokuk and vicinity: Partly
cloudy tonight and Tuesday. Not
much change in temperature.
For Iowa: Partly cloudy tonight
and Tuesday. Not much change in
For Missouri: Fair tonight. Tues
day partly cloudy with probably rain
For Illinois: Generally fair tonight
and Tuesday. Not much change in
There has been rain from the
southeastern states to the Ohio val
ley, and snow from the Missouri val
ley' to the upper lakes, with snow
falling at Denver, St. Paul and Mar
quette this morning.
A large area of high pressure along
the northern boundary. Is causing
moderately cooi weather in all dis
tricts. the temperature being slightly
below the freezing point in some of
the northern sections.
Flood stage. Stage. Change
St. Paul 14 16-6
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I wish you peace.
While a wall of hate the race uprears
And the tread of death dins in our
While millions of hearts are aick
And the eyes of earth are blind
I wish you peace.
Not idle content In a quiet spot.
Nor hardened scorn of the sufferer's
But a soul where the love of God is
And, knowing that love, it feareth
So be your peace
Peace in the grip of the Father's
Joy in obedience to his command
His is the placing, where'er we stand.
And only with H4ni may we reach the
Of Infinite peace.
—Thomas F. Gordon.
Mrs. Trumbull Ig Here.
Mrs. Trumbull, a representative ot
the National American Woman's
Suffrage association, arrived in the
city last night from "Little Rock, Ark.'
and is at 'Hotel Iowa. She is speaking
twice today in the interest of equal
suffrage at a tea this afternoon at
the home of Miss Younker, and at a
meeting this evening at half past
seven o'clock at the Y. W. C. A.
Both meetings are open to the pub
lic and all are very cordially welcome
whetiicr or not they believe in the
justice and expediency of equal suf
Mrs. Trumbull has been speaking
for several weeks through the south
and Keokuk is the first city in her
Iowa Itinerary. She will spend the
month of April speaking in this state.
La Crosse 12 10.4 xl.9
Dubuque IS 10.4 0.0
Davenport 15 11.2 -0..
Keokuk 14 15.2 -0.8
St. Louis 20 25.5 -0.7
The river will fail steadily at rate
of four to five tenths of a foot per
das- until Wednesday.
April Bar. Tlier. Wind W th'r
2 7 m. 30.00 53 NE Cl'dy
l3 7 a. m. 30.05 38 NE Clear
River stage 7 a. m., 15.2.
Change In 24 hours, fall 4 Inches.
Mean temperature 2nd, 48.
I Lowest, 38.
Lowest last night, 34.
FRED '/j. OOSEWISCH.
At the Hippodrome Theatre
Monst.T Song Festival Tonight--A
propraTii wo far different, so much
more brilliant and of vast superiority
to any program ever offered to thea
tre goers of this city is to be pro
sented patrons of the Hippodrome
foremost musical artiste
compriVng Guerdon Colvin, Kenneth
Whetstone. Clyde Martin and Dan
AKno will render both vocally and In
otrumentally, a wonderful and vari
able musical program of the latest
song hits which will undoubtedly
prove to be a revelation to all those
present. Most every person in this
.?ty is fully acquainted with the ex
cellent talents that the above men-
tloned artists are' possessed of and
enn realize Just how splendid a per
formance these same artists can pre
sent "-when they break loose" with a
new repertoire of "cabaret" music.
Guerdon Cnlvin nnd Kenneth Whet
stone, in all their glory, will furnish
the vocal part of the entertainment,
with Clyde 'Martin and lion Agne ac
companying. the former on the piano
and the latter, the violin. Tlio above
novelty attraction is to be presented
in conjunction with our usual feature
motion picture play which Is "The
Green Eyed Monster,'' a beautirully
enacted Ave act society drama star
ring the world renowned stage artists
Robert Mantell and Genevieve Ham
All those wishing to be highly en
tertained by a program of surpassing
excellence such as Is the gigantic of
fering at this theatre tonight, should
by all means, visit the Hippodromo
OF MILK INSPECTOR
Dr. W. P. Sherlock Reports to City
Council on Local Dealers' Aver
ages for Past Month.
The monthly report of Dr. W. P.
Sherlock, city milk inspector, for
March, was presented today to the
city council. Following are the aver
ages of Keokuk milk dealers for last
month. Ave. for
$10, $12 values
A & V. Sanitary MHIk Co.. 880
Brudewold, S. E-.. ....370
Blakemore, C. E..., 333
Bear, P. 370
Ewlng Groc. Co
Field, A. 8i.r.
Harter, A. 880
Keokuk Sanitary Groc
Nyens Grocery Co
O'Brien, Jos 390
Reichert, O. C....
Kein, H. 340
Sittler, Jos 380
Sittler, Jos 4«0
Sanitary Dairy Pro 830
Schappach, W. 330
Talley, J. W. & Son
Wickoy, Edw 380
O'Bleness Oroc 360
Peerless Ice Cream Co
Schenk, K. T.
Spaukling, W '0
Schevers, J. .360
Thienie, H. W
Ketterer, Frank 320
Wittlch. Gus .340
Rovane, J. W 3X0
Jacobs, P. N
Lang & Son ........360
Aldrich & Gage 310
Davis Bros .380
Hume & Starr
W. P. SHERLOCK.
Local State and City Milk Inspector.
—Write a poem.
—.See demonstration of Duplex
Alcazar range, burns both gas and
coal. Saves fuel, saves time, saves
work. Schell-Demple Purn. Ob.. 613
—The new city council constituted
itself a board of equalization and re
view at 2:00 o'clock this afternoon,
for the purpose at hearing and consid"
ering protests on personal taxes only.
The board will sit in session till the
'business before it is concluded. This
will have to be before May 1. The
council also passed pay rolls amount
ing to $105.11. I
—Hamlll's Steel Out Coffee
—Knight« and Ladies or Security,
Keokuk council No. 1AM, regular
rueetins t(i ipht a! 8 o'oiock at ^aui
eron's hall. Initiation.
—Palm Canned Goods I
The expense account of T. .T.
Hiclcey for the city election, which
will be filed with the county auditor
at Fort Madison, will be only $2.50,
the cost of printing cards.
330.00 in gold
-An effort to observe the birthday
*,f King Albert of Belgium, and at the
s^Tiie time to help the Belgian suf
ferers is being made by the conimis-,
ion for relief of Belgium. Small
Belgium flags are being sent out t*
be sold. The proceeds are to be used
toward helping the starving people
Indigestion. One package
proves it 25c at all druggists,
M. YOUNKER COMPANY
Sale Silk Dresses
50 silk princess poplin dresses, re
ceived Saturday, very latest styles.
In French grays. Russian greens,
navys, Copenhagens' black and tans,
nerw silver embroidery trimmings, all
silhouette effects, vaiues $10 to $12
Special This Week Only
See Window Display
M. YOUNKER COMPANY
WANTED)—Experienced girl for do
I mastic work at county home. Give
I WANTED—First class, all around
I machinist also two good drill press
hands. Address Machine, this office.
WANTED—Experienced colored wom
I an wants work by the day or week.
I Call 1600 Blondeau street.
WANTED—Men to learn barber
trade. Short term completes. Wages
Saturdays tools given. Jobs waiting.
First show will start promptly at
7 p. m. second at 8:30 and last it
9:45. There will bo no increase In
prices for this unusual program. All
main floor seats selling at 10c and
balcony seats at 5c.—Advertisement.
Can run your own shop. Write for
information. Moler Barber College,
St. Louis. Mo.
WANTED—A good work horse weigh
ing 130O or more. Phone 1465 red.
Wanted to rent lb or 20 acres of good
corn land, phone 1455 red.
WANTED—Colored porter at Syngel
FOR RENT—Two furnished rooms
complete for light housekeeping.
Phone Red 1629.
FOR SAL®—At 218 South Fourth,
forty thousand feet whtte pine lum
ber, several care sawdust, rubber
roofing, kindling, guttering, spouting.
Phone Black 1013.
FOR SALE—160 acre stock farm nine
mtles northwest of Keokuk, one
half mile from station and loading
switch 55 acres meadow, 10 field,
balance good clean pasture splendid
well with windmill, large roofed reser
voir, stock tank, etc. No other im
provements. Practically all sheep
tight. Fences in good repair. Lo
cated in proven region of best. bear
ing fruit trees. Priced for quick sale,
$14,500 cash $2,500, balance terms.
Possession now. Might sell eighty
acres to two parties. Call on or ad
dress J. P. Dickson, owner, No. 1228
Park street, Keokuk, Iowa.
FOR SALE CHEAP—Pianola player
with fifty roils music. Phone Red
FOR SALE- -A Ave passenger Buick.
splendid running order, at a bar
gain. Enquire 404 North Ninth, aft
FOR KALE—One mahogany piano
bench. 1 quarter sawed white oak
piano bench, 1 black walnut parlor
table. Several other pieces. Cirtl
after 6 o'clock. 524 South First street.
FOR RALE—Electric coupe, in good
condition, complete with oharging
apparatus. Address Electric, care
FOR SALE—A bargain In town prop
erty If sold at. once. See C. S.
Townsend. 1028 Des Moines street, or
phone Red 530.
ANY LADY In need of an expcrlence.1
nurse In confinement, phone 350,
Warsaw, 111. Mrs. M. D. Hill.
SALESMAN to sell our paints, roof
ing. cement, concrete hardener.
Extremely profitable ofTer to right
party. The Empire Oil & Paint Co.,
LANDOLOGY, a tragarine living the
facts in regard to the lahd situa
tion. Three months trial subscrip
tion free. If for a home, or as an
investment vou are thinking of buying
good farm lands, simply write me a
letter n. irking It ersonal and say
"Mail me Landology and all particu
lars free." Address Loyd M. Skin*
nor, general manager. -Ikidmore Land
Co.. 233 Skidmore Bldg., Marinette,
Belgium. The local D. A. R. chapter
is being solicited in the relief work.
It. is suggested by the headquarters
from which the flags are being sent
out. that persons wear these on the
anniversary of the king's birthday,
Miss Trix Ware of Farmington.
spent Sunday wlfh Miss Margaret
Bowles. 11S North Fourth street.
Mrs. W. B. Whiting of Evanston, I1L
is visiting her daughter. Mrs. Harry
A. Duncah, &11 North Ninth street.
Ray Garrison and wife and son of
Sioux City are visiting relatives in
A. B. Porter of Creston. retained to
his home last evening after a visit
with his son John.