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Almost Million Dollars Is on Deposit
in Banks There, It is
That close to a million cftllar3 Is
or. deposit in the two Nauvoo inks
was the discovery made by one of the
local retailers who was in Naavoo
last week at the time the retailer*
from here held their meeting there.
It was, ft.ued thai there was $600 v-0
on da sit °a ore- bank and $i').&09
la another.
Taking the population of Nanvoo to
ba 1,100 the per capita money figures
Home of High Class Vaudeville, Musical and
Dramatic Tabloids
Affiliated with Western Vaudeville Managers'
Sunday, June 21
Players offer
At the Same Popular
Summer Prices—
10 and 20c
Keokuk Plays Waterloo
First game called 2:15.
Admission first game, including
grand stand, 50c, bleachers 40c.
Second Game at 4 o'clock.
Admission 40c, including grand
stand, bleachers 25c.
The Keokuk team is
great fight for first place. Show your
appreciation by attending both
games today.
Tickets cm sale at the usual places.
K. of P. Excursion
Saturday Afternoon, June 27
to $818 and a fraction. The per
capita money in the United States is
•36.64 according to recent figures.
The per capita wealth in the Unit
ed States was figured at *1,310.11. The
T-P'ta wealth In Iowa is figured
at $1,839.
which Is
not figured in the money alone, the
evidently be the average.
Slow But Sure.
W«hington Post: Mexican peons
are getting the land back slowly but
surely—six feet at a time.
-Read The Gate city want column.
Chatfant Who Married
Keokuk Girl
Wee ley
Died at Elwood, Ind.—Was In the War
of the Rebellion and Was
a Member of the
G. A. R.
Announcement was received yester
day morning by his brother-in-law,
Frank M. Smith, of Keokuk, of
the death of Wesley Ch&lfant. a vet
eran of the civil war, at an advanced
age. The death occurred from par
alysis at his home at Elwood, Ind.
He married many years ago Miss
Elizabeth Smith, a former resident of
Keoknk, and many will probably have
a kindly remembrance of him and his
An Indiana paper has this announce
ment of his death:
"After an illness from paralysis ex
tending over the past several weeks,
Wesley Chalfant. age eighty-two years,
three months and five days, died at his
home, 1110 Main street, shortly before
3:00 o'clock this morning. He had
been failing rapidly for the past sev
eral days and it became generally
known throughout the city yesterday
that the end for him was rapidly ap
"The deceased was born February
S3, 1832, in Ohio and his boyhood
dayB were spent in that state. He
came to this section of Indiana when
a young man and had lived in and
jnear Elwood for almost sixty years,
He was married to Miss Elizabeth
Smith more than half a century aso
and two children were born to the
union, one child dying in infancy, and
the other was Mrs. Blanch Hoppen
rath, wife of Dr. Hoppenrath, of this
"At the time the civil war began,
Mr. Chalfant enlisted in the 68th In
diana volunteer Infantry, Co. D, and he
served as a soldier for three years.
He was a member of the Grand Army
post here and was a man generally
known for his patriotism and love of
"Until about four years ago he lived
on his farm four miles east of the city.
At that time he moved with his wife
to Elwood, purchasing the P. L. Say
lor home on West Itiain street where
death occurred this morning. He was
known as one of the wealthiest re
tired fanners of the community and
was a man widely known and gener
ally liked and respected throughout
the county. He numbered his friends
by the score and his demise: has
caused general sorrow.
"The funeral will be held Saturday
morning at 10 o'clock at the Christian
church. Rev. Polly Couch and Rev. J.
F. Radcliffe in charge. The members
of the Grand Army and Relief Corps
will attend in a body. Interment will
follow in the city cemetery."
Judge Bank was Trial Judge and
Joint Meeting with Burlington
Fort Madison Assoeistlon
Set for ToiiKiffOWti
Decision Haa Been
Upheld W&.
In the list of decisions by the Iowa
supreme court yesterday appears the
case of Griffiths vs. Murray, which
was affirmed. The case was tried a
year ago b?fore Judge Henry Bank
at Fort Madison. It is considered an
Important case in that It Involved a
large number of new questions. It
was a case in which some lands In
the Green Bay' district were the Btfb
Ject of litigation.
Ths case involved the title of some
real estate in the Green Bay district
north of Fort Madison. It Involved
the acquirement of title by adverse
possession ana the quwtlon of ac
quiescence in boundary. Also the die
position of surplus land which was
attached to the property. This sur
plus came from survey of government
The case was heard befora Judge
Bank over a year ago, and was con
sidered by the parties Involved and
the attorneys to be an important
case, because of ths issues Involved.
A joint meeting of the Keokuk
Ministerial association sad the Bur
lington and Fort Madison preachers
will be held tomorrow at Ftort Madl
json. The meeting will be held to the
Batpfet 4iurch at Fort Madison, the
local ministers leaving oo the after
noon train. A banquet will be enjoyed
at 5 o'clock. It is expected that there
will be twenty-flve at the meeting.
—Read The Daily Gate
cents per week.
city, J0
Convention WHI be Held Here Tuo»
day, Wednesday and Thure- {?p|
f--day of TMe Week With
Itfany Attending. "M
State Officers Will Arrive Tomorrow
to Hold Preliminary Meet
Inge—Ladies Auxiliary
Haa Fine Program.
All is In reatXness for the enter
tainment qf the state aerie of Eagles
this week. The state delegates will
convene in a three day session here on
Tuesday. Advices are that the state
officers will arrive a tiny before the
convention. Delegates and members
of tha fraternity will arrive Tuesday
and Wednesday morning, according to
word which has been received by the
local Eagles.
Decorations for the convention were
being- put in place last night. The
rairg club building wber» the business
meetings will be held was decorated
first. The Moose club rooms will be
turned over to the use of the wom
an's auxiliary and ths Eagles own
lodge rooms will 'be used for the regis
tration and reception of the visitors.
Workmen yesterday -completed the
painting of the Eagles building on
Main street, and it is in party dress
for the oecaaion. With all of the dec
orations in place the streets and the
public buildings will be gay.
Members of the local committee re
ceived word from ths state officers
asking that they reserve rooms for
state headquarters. A suite has been
reserved at the Iowa. The officers
will arriv» here Monday and Monday
evening. State President George M.
Carlin left Sioux City last night. The
judiciary committee, credentials com
mittee, appeals an9 grievance com
mit 3e and auditing committee will
meet here Tuesday. J"5
Fred C. Naeve, formerly of Daven
port, now of Denver, and the man
who fought for state attorney and
who was instrumental In having the
national aerls recognize the state
bodies and. who made Iowa the first
state to be so recognized, may be
here. He will be warmly welcomed
if he can attend..,'
Want 1914 Meeting.
Word has been received here that
Iowa City will come down with a
delegation of 150 Eagles and a band,
and will oppose Creston which has
also signified' it3 Intention of asking
for the next stat» convention. It is
probable that the fight for the 1914
convention will not toe centered In
these two aeries as there will no
doufbt be other candidatss for the next
The program for the convention Is
a judicious mixture of pleasure and
business. Tuesday morning will be
devoted to registration of delegatas,
Tuesday afternoon to entertainment
of delegates, ladies auxiliary and vis
itors. The visit to the power com
pany's plant from 2 until 4 o'clock
when tha works will be open to visi
tors will "be a feature of the after
noon. In the evening there will be an
informal reception for delegates and
Public Meeting Wednesday.
Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock
will occur the formal public opening
of the convention at the Elks hall.
State President Carlin will call the
meeting to order, and the address of
welcoma to the city will be made by
Mayor Moorhead. The response, in
behalf of the state aerie will be made
by State President Carlin. Worthy
President Ralph Ftralds will then wd
oome the visitors on behalf of Keokuk
aerie No. 683, and Joseph R, Fralley
How To Banish
Wrinkles Quickly
If your face Is disfigured with
wrinkles, no matter what the cause,
you can quickly dispel every line,
even the most obstinate, by using a
slmpls, home-made wash lotion. Mere
ly dissolve an ounce of powdered
saxollte in a half pint wlt?h hazel—
Inexpensive Ingredients found in any
(Jrug store. Bathe the face in this,
and—presto!—yoo scarcely bellsve
your own eyes when you look into
your mirror and behold the marvelous
The remarkable astringent action
of the saxollte so tightens the skin,
wrinkles are literally pressed out.
Best of all, this result Is not purely
temporary, for the lotion also has a
bsalthful tonic action, which tends to
Strengthen and tone up the weakened
tissue, and stfded benefit may be ex
pected with continued use. Use this
once a day for awhile it cannot in-j
jure the most delicate skin, the treat
tnent its "If leaves no trace—no one
guesses the secret of your increasing
yoathful appearance.
of Fort Madison will respond. S, S.
Ball of Kahoka, Mo., will respond for
the out of the state visitors.
At 1:30 Wednesday aftarnoon the
regular business session wlU com
mence. At three o'clock there will be
a steamboat ride through the govern
ment lock and over Laks Cooper to
Nauvoo on the St. Paul. In the even
ing at 8:30 o'clock will occur the
monster torchlight parade.. ....... I
Awards for Parade.
The awards for the honors In this
parade will be worth competing for.
There will ba a silver loving cup
valued at $100 awarded to the neatest
appearing aerie in the march, Keokuk
not competing. A silver cup will be
presented to ths aerie in the state
with the largest number of people In
line, and another cup goes to the
aerie outside of the state with the
largsst number In line.
There will also be cups awarded to
the tallest, smallest and oldest Eagle
In jine. These cups were donated by
the Renaud, Ayres and Chapman and
OO^l Jewelry houses.
Thursday morning there will h®
business session of the state aere,
and in the afternoon the final session
will be held. A farewell gathering
and Dutch lunch will ba in the wind
up program Thursday evening. -a
Ladies Auxiliary Plans. I
The ladies auxiliary with headquar
ters at the Moose dub have planned
an elaborate program for the enter
tainment of the visiting ladiss. Tues
day afternoon there will be an enter
tainment at the Grand opera house and
following this matinee a reception at
the Moose hall. Wednesday morning
an auto ride will be taken to Mont
rose, and in the afternoon the boat
trip has been planned. Wednesday
evening there will ba a grand hall at
the Woodman hall.
The ladies auxiliary was organized
in 3911, and Its third birthday will
find it one of the most active and
•prosperous auxiliaries In the state.
A letter received from J. W. Berlin
at Warsaw corrects the statement
that the Warsaw band would be only
of five pieces. Warsaw will send a'
delegation to Keokuk on special cars
Burlington After Prize.
The Burlington Gazette of last
night says:
Nothing daunted by the Inability of
the BTks to win the first prize in Iowa
City yesterday, the members of the
Eagles lodge of this city will journey
to the state convention at Keokuk
next Wednesday with the determina
tion to capture a first prize in the big
parade Wednesday evening.
A special train leaving Burlington
at o'clock Wednesday morning will
convey the host to the dam city. The
advantage of having the special train
lies In the fact that the boys can re
turn whenever it suits their fancy.
The regular delegates to the conven
tion are Con J. Tobln, F. A. Hassell,
A. W. BischofT, M. J. Babcock and
George Lideen.
The committee in charge reqnests
that all members who intend to make
the trip to Keokuk on Wednesday call
at the hall Sunday morning and get
their uniforms and report at the depot
no later than 8 o'clock Wednesday
The Burlington band which will be
here this week, will be the Orchard
City band of 25 pieces. The band
played at Burlington at the aerie In
1912, and at Cedar Rapids In 1913.
This will make the third consecutive
aerie for the organization. The band
will play a concert program tat some
time during the day. Vtanktaberrstt
Is director, and Guy N. Power) is man
ager of the band.
and^aPumpsv* irregular sizes, to
'S'jti'j, .•»
Men's $4 and $4.50 Oxfords, ir-
regular zes, to close out gg?
,jr -t i* aa .3- ^MBr ZWM &&-
Boys' $2.50 and $3.00, Welt Ox- & 1 CA
lords,T-to close out *P •vv
With it you set your A-BEST-O
Automatic Electric Iron for any de
gree of heat desired. The current will
tnen be automatically turned on and shut off so
as to maintain the temperature for which the
iron is set.
This saves
Unitarian Exoursfon.
A most delightful outing is in store
for those who intend to go on the
Unitarian excursion next Wednesday
and the band of seventeen pieces will!to Quincy and return on the big and
accompany the crowd. With this
band and1 the others which are con
tracted to be here, there will be no
lack of musto for the gathering.
safe steamer G. W. Hill. The boat
will leave at 8:30 o'clock in the morn
ing and the fare for the whole day's
outing will be but 60 cents for adults
and 25 cents for children.
There will be music and dancing on
board and a Jolly crowd, for the Uni
tarian ladies have made an enviable
reputation in the excursion line and
their outings each year are always
delightful affairs.—Advertisement.
of every person to try
and maintain the high
eat possible standard
of health. This plan
can he helped along
wonderfully by the use
Ho stetter's
Stomach Bitters
It tones, strengthens,
invigorates the diges
tive organs, the liver
and bowels and thus
promotes good health*
SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 1914
Oxfords $
close out
current—saves time—insures
better work—eliminates danger of fire.
We want you to aee die A-BEST
It's a wonderful iroo. ^.5.
Scheil-Demple furniture Co., 613-615 Main
Lewis and Olivsr Company.
The Lewis and Oliver stock com
rany is entering upon its fourth week
at the Hippodrome theatre. Each week
the crowds have been larger while
the new shows that have been offered
seem to gain more favor every week.
A new bill will be offered today, the
first performance of which will be
given this evening. "Thorns and
Orange Blossoms," Is one of the best
royalty (Plays that has ever been of
fered in stock and has been a popular
favorite wherever it has been seen.
Popular summer prices of 10 and 20
cents are charged for the shows. Two
matinees are given each week, while
but one show is given each evening.
The bills are changed twice every
The Day of Days
Wednesday, June 24
0h Steamer 6. W, Hill
The annual river outing which
you have been waiting for.
Boit Loam at l:N A M.
Judge McPherson will Come to
,kuk This Week to Hear
Two Cases.
The United States district court
for the southern district of Io*a will
be convened here this week by JudS®
McPherson, district Judge. T^e Jttrjr
will not be asked to report. The two
leases in point will be the one 1®
which the ownership of the Union
tion and tracks at Des Moines to
question and th«iFVrt Madison wilf
company case.
The first case will be heard Wed
nesday, and the Fort Madison case
to follow. Judge McPherson has
ready issued a temporary writ of "j"
Junction and wilUhear arguments
the Issuance of a'permanent writ
Namss Originally Had
The surname Heart Is really
ruptlon of Hard, which waa a
given to show that the owner***
man of firm character and resol®
... mM
Son of General Grant-
[United Press Leased Wire SerWoe.
NEW YORK, June 20.—Demands*
that her husband Jesse R. Giant,
of the late President U. 8.
forced to pay bier a sufficient
provide Cor hew fittingly,
beth Chapman rOrant filed suit
tod&y. Her declaration avers
Jesse R. Grant) deserted her
and that sincefhe has «iTen_V m*
$1,000. Grant in May thisi year
a suit tor divorce G©13fl*ld»
dharging desertion. ,_,-v

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