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ir' 5 WW PAGE ETOHT mm *4 85 IN (Us lu If p|vi lUi 881 (-,i +,*• 5 .11 -.V THE FAMOUS SPECIAL ADDED FEATURE Wilmerirg & King, Mgrs- Dodge's Theatre G&EAl Christmas Week BILL In Vaudeville GRAND OPERA HOUSE! DIRECTION D. L. HUGHES, CHRISTMAS MATINEE AND NIGHT ALL-STAR WHITE RATS tmacncng Monday, Dec. 21 "J A WILSON Pirtomm Jugs LARKtNS A BURNS, Ccmedv ringing and Dancing. FRtu MORTON. Trick Harmonica. Whistier ana Papei Wutilator. LEA REVONDE. •i*c«3!P-gue and Irritation:. ViS' RUTH PHiLLIPS. illustrated Scngi, BSOGrlA. H. Lates Moving Pictures. Matirfe daily, 10c, Ever.ings, 10c. fiCVc and 3c. ECTURE-READINC The Servant in the House Mrs. Helen K. Weil Congregational Church, dav. Dec. 2S. Auspices Lades* Sc.«t!es ADMiSS'CS 5C JU" O & A O & O "MEN OF THE HOUR" MILLER AND PAUL, CUSHING. MERRILL AND DAVIS, The Famous Jail Breakers. Presenting "A Diamond Ring." HARRIS AND BEAUREGARDE. THE FERRARIS In "The County Judge.'* Eccentric Whirlwind Danccrs. M'LLE. AGOUS1E, MARSH AND GENE Chansonette. The Laughs of Two Hemispheres. EDWIN KEOCH & COMPANY FULL ORCHESTRA EVENING PRICES: 35c, 50c. 75c and $1.00 MATINEE: ADULTS 50 CTS. CHILDREN 25 CTS. TO ALL PARTS OF THE HOUSE. AMUSEMENTS AT THE ROLL-A WAY OOi-611 Malr St. Finest fssor west cf Chicago. Expert skaters in attendance those Itamtng. SEAT SALE OPENS THURSDAY MORNING, 10 O'CLOCK. ft li assist Afternoons and Evenings Rights of admission reserved. Ccr gr«~ gat.cr.i: C^u^c^. Daily Oty. mSi ilpi in1 our stock. FOR HER 1 Headed by MARCO TWINS —Keokuk is all right. Don't knock. Just boost. You never helped a town by insinuating remarks. There is no city in the state that has so bright a fsrare ss this one—Keokuk. JEWELRY. Brooches .. 50c to $25.00 Collar Pics .. 50c to 6.00 Handy Pias SOc. to 7.50 Rack Combs ..... .. 75c to 12.00 Hat Pins .. 25: tc 3.00 Lockets 1.25 to 25.00 Necklaces ... ... .. 1.50 to 15.00 Bracelets ........ 2^0 to 25-00 Sicntn Rings 130 to S.JO S«?t Risers .. 1.50 to 15.00 Littie fin^r riajrs .. 3.00 to 10.00 SILVER. Twites article:... t^0 to S25X0 Manscan? articles. ... .35 to 130 Soaveinr sr«oons .. ... .35 to 3i» IVrry Sjxxias .. £.00 to S.CO Cream lad',*'® .. J_S to 230 Susr&r spoons ... .. 1J5 to 230 Mesit fork? .. 1.S5 to 74» Boa bou diswes .. .. 3. CO to 10.00 Bread trays ...... .. 230 to 2S.CO OTHER SLGGEST10NS. ^ifxer MUtts duies,. 5.00 tc S'C.09 S:!tw f«su Cut glass fitshrs l.«^ai5sr parses ifrjss caad.5e5Ticks Brass' jansisi-ers 3.03 to t-35 t» 5 .50 1.iX tc 75 tc $24 00 CLOAKS NOW $12.00 *7.00 BRON S 5WWS UNIONf^)LABEL CITY NEWS. —R«\*d The Daily Gate City.'?SB• Phish and fur gloves stud mittens •at Oonn&ble's ^or ^ou can buy a good piano cheap cas*1 ilt- Ayres' Music store. —Big vaudeville at iXdje*s theatre afoeroooii. Seats, selllug now. —One more day to buy at cost at Ay res & Sons' jewelry store, cut glass, hand-painted chiua, electric lamps and chafing dis es. The public school children are I having a great time this afternoon to the schools, reciting their Christmas pieces and singing their holiday songs. I '"-The Gate City will issue no paper Christmas day, gi\ing its employes an opportunity to enjoy the Christmas time as best suits their desires. Mer-1 I chants will kindly take notice and I govern their advertising accordingly, —Christmas special for Thursday' from 1 a. m. till 9 p. m.: Regular 511 and $1.25 a dozen finest thin blown FOR HIM JEWELRY. Cart Buttons ......... 75c to S6.00 Scarf Pins ........... 50c to 9.03 WateJi ChaiEs 1^0 to 1S.00 Wateh fobs JX to 12.00 Cfeanas .. 1.00 ta 25.00 Estblera Buttons 30 to 5XO Tie clasr*s 30 to 3.00 Collar Buttoas J5 to "-SO S^igaet .rla^s 3.00toii00 Dsatsaad stods 7.50 to 2S.CG SiLVER. Mjltaury ©rsssb«s -. 5.00 S12X0 Hat brasses: .......' 1_S to 230 K?y riags .... .7b to 130 Pociet files, in cases 30 Staasp boxes 30 to txo j«acas' ..... 3C to 1XO FBetet c«eibs .rs to IjOO sets ...... 3.75 to S.CG Pixi« KsLtves- 30 ta •30 OTHER SUGGESTIONS, Brass raeis .... i-S0 $ajQ0 Brass siisckkiac sels-u S.75 to 5.00 Ubmr •safsssos's •.», 2JS6 to AM Lietsiis-er feoaSs. Z£G to SJO Le»t« c&sas 2-?5 S^0 Flasks 2JS to *E-00 The Daily Gate City table tumblers, plain banded, or finely ttchcd at sc each. X^imit of twelve ^sew alligator bags at Connahles. v/^ur rvrrjpw frtrTpp rpom to a customer. Duncan-Scheil Fumi-S —Smoke Moeller's Silver Ash cigar. ture Co. —There will be no issue of The and MErRRYi CHRISTMAS •TO ALL FE\\' suo-9:estions for the last dav Christmas buyers. Only a few selections of hundreds of desirable things —A card received by this office Gate City Friday, Christmas day. ,. from Congressman Charles A. Ken- —All kinds of poultry at J. v. Carr's. mas dinner. nedy from New York, states that he Sixteenth and Johnson. Order toda\ is on his way to Panama. Congress-' —Secure your seats early for thej IVIENU men Hepburn. Haugen and Kennedy matinees Christmas day at Dodges will go to the Panama canal region theatre. during the holiday recess to look over? —Come along with me, 1 am goin^l the canal. I to Ayres & Sons' jewelry store to see —General Xoble Wrj-wick left this their large assortment and low prices.! afternoon for Otrumwa and will at- —Several candidates were initiated rvlCliellOU tend the funeral of George W. Smith, the meeting of the Knight* of Co-1 a former resident of Keokuk and an' lumbus last evening and will receive uncle of Mr. Warwick. In the'SO's h» the second and third degrees r. ?xt was a resident of Keokuk and was en- Sunday at Quincy. gaged in the harness business. His —Two matinees at Dodge's theatre death occurred yesterday afternoon at Christmas afternoon. 2:30 and 4 3:30 o'clock at the age of seventy- o'clock. Seats are now selling for seven years. Mr. Smith will be re-.these matinees. Better make sure of membered by quite a number of Keo- good seats and pCione or call at the kuk people. (theatre. Following are a few ss'ections of single desirable articles specially priced for the last day: DIAMOND SOLATAIRE RINGS. Special vaiues at $70. SS5. 5100, S'.iS. StfiO. S190 end S220. A compete assortment—from S7.50 to $275.00. OTHER GOOD VALUES^ DkK&asd srd Sapp&lre C*Bster Riag $* 15-00 Diuaaad and Ruby Hoop Riag S«3-00 MasaoBd sad Tunjaoise Ctastsr RiES $«5X0 DiaatoBd sad P=-ari CiBsta Ria? $5000 Dias&oad utd Opal Clsste Raj? $50l00 Dferr.^Ei and Opal Hoop Fancy Vests Silk Mufflers, Lounge Coats QUICK SERVICi PROMPT DELIVE. OPEN EVENINGS ClTY^WS. Telephone or leave Ices I S234G COMPLETE SETS IN BEAUT1 FUL HAND DECORATED CHINA. Desen Sets fc Cass—T TO SJTfes S1*X0 and S2SJ33 IS BamSkm Ca~& ast& Sisr?rs iptez* ia cacss....... S22JEQ Cm Glass. Psascii Bo*'—a ?p.'-ea rala? S33JJ3 Brass rabrdk sarni 1 -U- -Sicuoo V«tt Lasye Brass StOSC T«o PeSiejr' Vases—ssasr Sit- *«reas style® at. SIJOO ELECTRIC READING LAMPS. 5 1J5# T*2bs at 5 35 S.W TaJse at S.00 I&jiS 1. Jc« sff rz Ss3l. wSSe But One Day More. The Best Gifts for Men—Useful Things Sealskin Caps iBath Robes Umbrellas AND THE BEST MEN'S AND TOYS' ULC ^1CfU1 for yOUT Christ- Ice Creams Xestlerode Pudding Tutti Fruitti Xevr York Sherry and Clierry Vanilla is Florentine Chocolate Caramel Ices Cranberry Crenie de Mint Pineapple® Lemon Sherbert de Sicily Roman Punch K-indly get your orders in as early as possible. McGrath Bros. Drug Co. CITY NEWS. —Christmas neckwear, mufflers, hos iery. etc., Connabie's —There *111 be a jolly crowd at the Roll-a-war tonight. —Two dnmts and two sleepers were locked np over night at the police station. 3 —The weather coatiaoes mild and the hopes for a white Christmas begizi to look dabtoss. —Ayres & Sons, jewelers, always have a comple&e stock of everything np to the iast mint:-.? Prices low. —A fine tronk. u. «*ase or bag— lost the thins for Christmas—Con- Able has the only complete line is :h« city. —An inferatataoB was filed this. zxiTBln- In the So: ®r court against rtaa Home for as-.v.Jt and battery, rhaTgiag him with strating Myrtle Sharp with fets fist. —A fine new coach was placed on the Rock island train this quorums. Stsjxeriat':: 3eot and party w?r? ra the e:-~ over .e&t and left this morning ia their private car for Das Moines. —The Yoang Mea's Chrsstian asso ciation have planned no affairs oa '"iristssas or New Years t&ss year. .."isisaas Is always a qatet day the -ssoc"- :gb and owing to the fact tfcs.: he tUi sefeooS cansiva! is to be gii£-=. Kew Years the assoesaSi»B will 9R :he osd j**r -yet in a. ?ni-' —The poenisaa Kst r. re «T«d tvr the first aiussal poofitry to be giv«a at Dtt:--"---:" o hit 5. asd asder ttr tie Southeastern Iowa Powltry aad Stock as9~-:"it".-a. Edward 5IR er is tStf setaad perhi: a. riawkes haS th» ywar oa acoosst of jisavisag ao c* .••*. A ptxgz*m is, a Fine Neckwear Pajamas Suit Cases !y SUITS AND OVERCOATS IN KEOKUK. CLOAKS Great line of new styllsi Cloaks for women, misses and children. Splendid assortment of "Wooltex" coats at special prices daring the holidays. FUR COATS Beautiful line of those always ser vicetbie and stylish garments. If Interested, now is the time to see this line don't wait until the stock is badly broken. KIMONAS AND BATH ROBES We are showing as nice selcct of the above garments in Silk, Crepe Cloth and German Blanket Robes. SILK SKIRTS A very swell showing in this de partment all colors and black. Prices $5.50 AND UP HANDKERCHIEFS The most beantifnl lino of Hand kerchiefs ever shown in Keoknk. We have placed upon oar counter the greatest assortment of really dainty, pretty Handkerchiefs at prices that cannot fail to please. Great values at 25c, &c and 50c. KID GLOVES This department is filled to over flowing with the best things the Kid Glove markets afford. Cente m«n gloves in black and colors. Dent's gloves for women and chil dren. the best kid glove on earth -at $1.09. Silk lined Mocha and Cape gloves unlined Mocha an' Capi Gloves. 12 and 16 button gloves. NECKWEAR Everything in Neckwear ail the new things in the daiste^t colorings and prettiest designs this line most be sees to be appreciated. CITY NEWS. —Read The Daily Gate Citj —Skate and tbe world skates joa at the Roil-a-way. —The re will be ao rtj? of I Gate City oa Friday. oay —If you're looking for anyoae ia panicuiar, jnall find them at the Roll-»-way. —Tbe case of Vaa Fle« vs. Lowitx .r. ,J Reevp? tit r^—Ttrt coart tuts aetttec aac —A Christmas gift which woald be 'irii-.'.S apprec:j.:f: by aoy fonae Sf.i:k perse u:: be a year's subscription to Tfee Gate City, a gift wh a A Clean Sweep of Cloaks & Skirts Every Cloak goes at 1-2 price think off it, 1-2 price 3« MODELS TO SELECT FROM LADIES", MSSES". CHtL.DREM'S AND IMFAJiTS" SIZES: I ass. off iSEasts 1 Otisess as *£. ieSs—S^t KeaskSse- ami' Waslk Waists at o»e-Sft5s vB- temsm Pan: I tot off SkmhueTJmom^ «2cra 3 toft S®ais nz ours for three weeks of Clearance Sale Bargains. Remem ber the earljr bird story. ,• EJDXESOAT, Dtx* Handkerchiefs Street Gloves Fancy Hose WHkKk THE^~ STYLES M1 COME FROM Sullivan & Auwerda's Great Showing of Sensible Christmas Gifts COME WITH THE CROWD TO THE BIG STORE Slfl'i will be eajored every day tor —An extra freigfct arrived is the -y this r: .mfeg at si to I iagtoo for as sssaber of K?c4rak ^ooStry raisers will- before proceednsg soaSh. Xo. 12 was: Kagtith. -cod exl^'ts. iVj« ZT. mi. —At ti Baj«is S»aday Sc^ocrt: "%rfeast-as exercises th« «®tertams»pat "j rjll he ia natare a siarpri?'" -mc& ctoss r"itt»iBg a sarprise for ti (ten aad mme tsoaisg what each rd over to the baseieall cs&er wis re *nta Cferasi—=s eve.. -1". the t-r#eds. «Eterta.:r isest wO| be "rid ia to be Reeled oa tbe program xcd after that has fc-r a fa!" sSat^trrmt of wfi gi• ~. :.i£s ai ecae^fth eft. aoa£ Xou 3 as £3S—ooettlMairairtBM :i. 23,1908 SUITS A gocd assortment of soils are still upon our racks. We win very interesting prices upoo this line during the holidays. FUR SCARFS AND MUFFS The largest, cheapest and best ee 'ected line of Pars ever shown ln the city all the new d^ signs jn all the popular furs at prices yon win say are reasonable. HOSIERY JS Full stock of the celeb-i--j "Oarx" Hosiery—silk, ngje. OT ^t. ton. We can fill yoar ei*ry want BAGS AND PURSES In thi" line we are shewing what we think is the best selscud stock of Bags and Purses ever rlered tie trade of this vicinity. .O tbe new shapes, in the popular colors and of best materials. P-*«es from 25c to JS.59 range LINENS Beantifu] assortne rt linen Scarfs, Squares, Tray Cloths, Doil ies. Lunch Cloths. Center Pieces, Table Covers in tart, y-n as find almost anything yjns n_ay desire in his line. Ribbons, Belts aa£ Belting. Belt Buckles and B?": Pins. Hat Pins, Combs—a complete assortment in all departments. RUCHINGS ''.Jf Big }Lre of not ne* Hastings in ide. rsediom ard narrow, white and colors a select assortment SILXS Larse line of lae new things in Silks. All the new colorings can be found iere is best ijta.:::?® and at lowest prices. Full lir- I Mi salines. I CITY NEWS. I —Read The T^Jy Gate City. with —Tomorrow fee tie day brfore Christmas. Tte —F:n- r._ •'--ing bag&. -suit cases, (tc, at Cciir.i'. '.e"s_ —Sp«ad the eveaisg at the Roil-a way- Tottr fri*r.:i will ti. —Toiay :s tis-- lisl day of sc .-o: ft this year. When school dosed thi: y?~z±-- vacatlc l-ega: a^i t'.t- ^r'.ic are no- closet sots Mettday, Jaaaary 4.ty —A vm a- t'Jinfed at ft' Mc*Tz:#g S'-ir Mg|K» 5. Knights of Pythias feast ereotti^ auraage -itioa o( tbe anni versary of ti-? 'rxrtt.ag of the ordei F-?iraary 1*. far iiae snensbers of the weatj ad«r and fa—t!5es. train' —Prof. S Ha-, department CoQege, of Mrs. —Prof. S Ha: Weledey ir. j®d a half iate ia ar-| Weil's read:— I —rayed ihereadin? ving t^-f r.-.trr.iag. |«T TkaSmn: la ti* Hosie thor —At a aaeetiag last ev«siag of the| oaghiy. I t.ii sees the play to 'e* for r3" of "A Xsght ia Tr-t fc*r-**ted to notice ho* r.- tht- j™ of S&f~ wa« cn»- c-f-i t*-^r £.?•-*atiated the char dl- vtnrs a.- and gi-? the ralae eeoc _,i: ®e lk« ia aafic riay as a. arbr.:-u I ?p®t the reit-ag a ssrcMM! iad ivatd over. of a pi A iai r't'i.'-r! NATHAN S. LOWITZ. o( 0 :erpreta- is with fe-L At C-' «fStion' 23ah.