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jgp Statement of the condition of
EDWARD L. KRUSE
5-101 and 25c1STORE
H* 60S Main Street (g®
Dress Goods! Sale
Specials for Saturday
One lot of silk mull dress goods, in pink,
white, black, light blue, regular price 25c a
yard, special, per yard
One lot of poplins, 25c values, all shades,
The new Roman striped dress goods, per
We sold 25 dozen ladies hose last Saturday
at 5c a pair. We have another lot of fatties
Saturday (3 pair limit) per pair ...
This coupon and 25c will entitle you to
this combination sale:
One box 10c matches, 1 roll 10c toilet paper,
one cake of 5c toilet soap, your choice of one
pair of ladies, gents or children's 10c hose.
We have a new line of gents tm aiwL sus
penders. Good values. ,.
This coupon and 10c will buy one pair
of suspenders and one gents four-in-hand
SECURITY STATE BANK
Organized Under the laws of Iowa,
^located at Keoknk, Iowa, county of
'Lee, at the c'ose of business on the
fourth day of November, 1914, made to
the auditor of state.
Amount of blllp, bonds' and
other evidence of debt
discounted or purchased
actually owned by this
Gold In vault ..I 6,975.00
Silver in vault.. 9,120.20
Legal tender, na- j,
notes and sub
sidiary coin 12,880.78
and other cash
items not dis
honored ..... 1,017.18
Total gold, silver, legal
fender, drafts and checks,
etc., carried out 28,993.16
Amount subject to be drawn
at right on deposit with
solvent banks 19,976.79
,Value of personal property. 13,500.00
Total assets $322,816.61
Amount~of'capital stock... $100,000.00
Amount of de
to check .$78,652.07
-Amount of de
mand deposits 403.19
•Amount of time
•Amount of sav
lngs deposits. 43,200.72
ed by banks 23,831.64
Total deposits $193,445.33
Bills payable -... None
Due clearing house ...... None
Unpaid dividends 6.25
Surplus fund None
Other profits after deduct
ing expenses 29,365.03
Total liabilities $322,816.61
State of Iowa, Lee county.—ss.
We, Alois Weber, vice president, and
E. A. French, cashier, of bank above
named do solemnly swear that the
foregoing statement is full, true
and correct, to the best of our knowl
edge and belief, and that th3 assets
therein set forth are bona flde the
property of said bank in its corporate
capacity, and that no part of the
same has been loaned or advanced to
Baid bank for the purpose of being
exhibited as a portion of its assets.
E. A. FRENCH,
Sworn to before me and subscribed
in my presence by Alois Weber and
E. A. French, this 6th day of Novem
II. BOYDEN BLOOIX
Notary public in and for Lee coniAy.
Attested by fseal]
GEO. S. TUCKER.
is the Answeri in
Every day la your talk and readlnr, St
borne, on the street car. In the office, chop
and school you likely question the mean
Inr of some word. A friend asks:
"What makes mortar harden?" Toa seek
the looation of l«dk JEafrfaaor the pronun
Wtat li stn msP
This New Creation answers all kinds of
questions in L«npia#e, History. Biotruphy,
Fiction, Foreign words. Trades, Arts ana
The only dictionary with
octerlied as A Stroke
On thin, opaque. Ittenc,
India paper. What a satis
faction to own the
Webster In a fttrm so tight
and so convenient to usel
One half the thickness and
welrfit of Regular Edition.
On strong book Wt.
Wrtu ror imit—
BANK IS AFFIRMED
IN ANOTHER CASE
Herminghausen vs. Adams Expreaa
Company Decision Is Upheld
by S'upreme Court of Iowa.
The case of Herminghausen, appel
lant, vs. the Adams Express company,
which the supreme court announced
as affirmed yesterday was heard be
fore JudSge Henry Bank. It involved
the interpretation of the interstate
Herminghausen shipped a mule from
hig farm to another state, and the
company made him a rata on the ship
ment. It was claimed that a different
rate was charged. The case was heard
by Judge Bank and hi8 decision has
been upheld by the high court.
la Not a Candidate.
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CHICAGO, Nov. 6.—'Mrs. Grace Wil
bur Trout, president of the Illinois
Equal Suffrage association today is
sued a formal denial of a report that
she would be a candidate for the pres
idency of the National American Wo
man's Suffrage association at the com
ing convention at Nashville.
Ton pay IOC
FOOT AND MOUTH
DISEASE IN IOWA
(Continued iroui page x.i
slaughter. It is, possible that the big
packers will bo able to resume busi
ness on Monday or ^Tuesday of next
The pens and chutes of the Union
stock yards and Transit company,
however, will be closed until Novem
ber 16 to give time for thorough fum
igation under supervision of state and
Several hundred more cattle in the
stock yards were found to be ittfect
ed With the "foot and mouth" disease
today and ordered slaughtered. The
federal and state authorities have not
finished their inspection of the herd
of prize dairy cows on exhibition here
at the national dairy show.
Galesburg Yards Closed.
OALBSBURG, 111., Nov. 6.—The
stock yards here today were placed
under quarantine by the United States
government officials to guard against
the outbreak of the "hoof and mouth"
disease and until after November 15,
no cattle, hogs and sheep can be har
bored or shipped from the yards, ac
cording to the «rder.
Galesburg is on© of the large live
stock shipping points in this section
of Illinois and the closing of them
comes as a blow to shippers in this
Several cases of the disease have
been found in Mercer county.
f'1 Inspection Asked.
SPRINGFTEHJD, 111., Nov. Hun
dredes of Illinois farmers today cailecr
on the state live stock commission to
inspect their cattle herds. The state
inspectors are working over time
trying to answer all calls.
Business Tied Up.
EAST BUFFALO, N. Y., Nov.
The entire cattle business of the
state of New York is tied up follow
ing an order issued fey the bureau of
the animal industry at Washington to
day. The order followed a confer
ence with members of the Buffalo
live stock exchange this morning.
There will be no receipts or ship
ments of stock at the East Buffalft
yards or at any other points In the
state of New York for ihe next ten
r.,. Getting Worse.
AljBANY, N. Y., Nov. 6—Reporting
from western New York, Chief State
Veterinarian Wills today, informed
the state agricultural department
here that conditions arising from
the outbreak ot the "foot and mouth"
disease in this state are growing
worse*. The department of agricul
ture today closed this state against
all stock shipments from Hampshire
country in Massachusetts where the
disease has also been discovered.
WHAT THE FOOT AND MOUTH
Definition toy the Department of
A9riculture: "This plague among do
mestic animals especially cattle, sheep
swine and goats, is characterized by
sensitive sores on tongue, palate and
hoofs of the animals. The sores be
come red and raw within a very short
time and cause the disease to spread
rapidly to other cattle.
"Lameness appears and the milk
ducts dry up. It takea two years to
cure the animal.
"The only way to stamp out the dis
ease Is to destroy ail animals af
For Keokuk and vicinity: Fair to
night and Saturday. Mild temperu
For Iowa: Cloudy tonight ana Sat
urday. Warmer In the east portion
tonight. Cooler northwest portion
Saturday. Fresh winds.
For Missouri: Fair tonight and Sat
urday. Mild temperature.
For Illinois: Generally fair tonight
and Saturday, probably becoming un
settled in the north portion by Satur
day night. Mild temperature.
The weather remains generally fair
In the eastern districts with mild tem
A depression, which Is central In
the northern plains states this morn
ing, is attended by unsettled weather
In that region, an® the temperature
rose abov»3 70 at many stations in the
plains states yesterday, reaching 80
at Dodge City, Kan.
Conditions indicate fair weather,
with mild temperature for this sec
tion, tonight and Saturday, and some
what warmer tonight.
Dally River Bulletin.
St. Paul 14 3.1 0.0 PtjCl'dy
La Crosse 12 3.8 0.0 PtjCl'dy
Dubuque 18 4.4 —0.1 Pt.CI'dy
Davenport -15 Not received.
Keokuk .14 4 0 0.0 Clear
St. Louis. 30 5.9 -0.2 ...Clejftr
The river will remain nearly station
ary from Davenport to Keokuk, with
tendency to fall.
NOT? Bar. Ther. Wind Wth'r
5 7 p. m. 30.09 53 SB Clear
7 a. m. 30.01 43 S Clear
River above low water of 1864, 4 ft.
Mean temperature 5th, 51.
Lowest temperature, 37. 4^^
Highest temperature, 66, :sl
Lowest temperature last night. 42.
.4 FRED Z. GOSEJWTSr'H,
THE TAITjY GATE CITY
When your baby Is cross and
fretful instead of the happy, laugh
ing little dear you are accustomed
tct in all probability the digestion
has become deranged and the
bowels need attention. Gl*a It a
nrild laxative, dispel the irritabil
ity an# bring hack the happy con
tent of babyhood.
The very best laxative for chil
drenis Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pep
sin, because it contains ho opiate
or narcotic drug, is pleasant tast.
lag and aids gently, hut surely,
without grfplhgjl -or Other distress.
Druggists sell Df. Caldwell's Syrup
pepsin at fifty cents and one dol
lar a bottle, for & free trial bottle
write to Dr. W. B. Caldwell, 461
Washington St., Monticello, in.
CONSULS IN TURKEY
V: HELD AS HOSTAGES
(Continued from page i.»
Armentieres and well to the north of
Lille. A combined fleet is again bom
barding the German position In the
vicinity of Ostand, An attempt by a
ffreatly atrengthened German force to
take th0 offensive In the Argonhes
has been repulsed with heavy losses
in a series of brilliant Frenoh bayonet
Officials at military headquarters
here say that the situation today re
sembles that prevailing when the G«r*
'mans began their retreat from the
Marne. The allies are everywhere
either on the ofTenalve or are holding
their present lines. Where the Ger
mans were abla to make gaina in the
fighting up to November 1, they have
now been forced to surrender that ad
vantage. This la emphasized by the
official statement which comments on
the presence of veteran troops In the
reinforcement® being brought up by
the Germans. JWhlle the official state
ment explains that the presence of
these first line troops might indicate
an attempt at a new offensive, It ia
likely that they have been puehed to
the front to "palliate bloody repulses
which have been Inflicted."
These fresh troops are the ones i*®
ported yesterday from Dutch sources
a» being sent to the front via Alx La
ChapeJIt and Liege. If they had
reached the front a weke ago, they
might have scored an Important suc
cess. But now the entire northern
line has bsen reinforced by more than
a quarter of a million men and there
Is not an officer at headquarters here
who, is not convlncsd that the German
offenalve In the west has commenced
to wane. Between the Sommt and the
Olae .and between the Olee and the
Meuee there haa been lighting but
without material result and a German
wagon train haB been destroyed west
of Roye by French arWHary. Sapig
neul, near Berry Au |at has been re
taken by the Germane. The comman
der of the French destroyer Aventurier
haa been commended for the decora
tion of the Legion of Honor because
his vessel demolished an Important
German battery while ir»anouverlnfl
along the Belgian coast.' In the faca
of a terrific bombardment he ran his
boat close In ahor© and silenced the
German guna which were causing
great havoc In the Belgian ranks.
You Make Friends By
Reccommending A Reliable
Your representative called at my
door yesterday meaning to leave a
sample of your noted Swamp-Root and
I am certainly pleased to see anybody
connected with the firm who makes a
medicine which has done so much
me and my family. A few years ago
I -was suffering from a terrible pain in
my back and when I was up around
the house I had to walk with my body
bent nearly double. If you had placed
a thousand follars above my head I
could not straighten up to get it.
Hearing of Dr. Kilmer's Swamp
Root I sent to you for a sample bottle
and from the effects of that sniall
amount I wa« sure it would help' me
so I bought one bottle and it has cured
Shortly after that my husband who
was a coal miner, -was suffering from
kidney trouble and could not work
and I sent for some of Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-Root. He was in a terrible
condition, but as the doctors had not
given me any relief, I had more faith
in Swamp-Root and it was well found
ed, for it die? the work and after tak
ing a few bottles he was completely
I daily recommend the Use of
Swamp-Root to my friends and neigh
bors. Sincerely yours,
MRS. JOHN NOfRiDQTJISrr.
Sworn and subscribed to before me,
this 14th day of May, 1912.
Report of the Condition of the
Keokuk National Bank
At Keokuk, the state of Iowa, at
the close of business October 31st,
Loans and discounts $590,107.57
Overdrafts, secured and
U. S. Bonds deposited to se
Other bonds to secure Pos
Bonds, securities, etc. (oth
er than 'stocks)
Stock in federal reserve
Furniture and fixtures
Due from National Banks
(Not reserve agents) ...
Due from state and private
banks and bankers, trust
companies, and savings
Due from approved reserve
agents In central reserve
Exchanges for clearing
Notes of other national
Fractional paper currency.
nickels and cents
Lawful money reserve in
notes ... 4,000.00
Redemption fund with U. 8.
d. ali®n, j. p.
I Prove What Swamp-Root Will do for
Send ten cents to Dr. Kiltaar
Binghamton, N. Y., for a sample size
bottle. It will convince anyone. You
will also receive a booklet of valuable
information, telling about the kidneys
and bladder. When writing, be sure
and mention the Keokuk Daily Gate
City. Regular flfty-cent and* one-dollar
site bottles for sale at all drag stores.
Treasurer (6 par cent of
State ot Iowa, County of Lee, ss:
I. J. A. Dunlap, Cashier ot the above
named bank, do solemnly swear that
the above statement is true to the
best of my knowledge and belief.
iff jr. A. DUNLAP,
Subscribed and sworn to before toe
this 6th day of November, 1914.
J. R. BATO,
F. W. Loewenstein Piano Compariy
626 Main Street
Corn was easier at the start but
gained for May and $6 for Decem
ber later in the afternoon. News
from Argentine favored buying.
Oats moved up a shade to on ac
count of the upward movement In the
Provisions) gained 20 to 30 cents
during the forenoon because of clos
ing of the stock yards today to etirb
the foot and mouth disease.
Dally Range of Prices,
CHICAGO, HI., Nov. 6.—
Open. High. Low. Close.
117 117-* 116H 11"W4
123% 123% 122% 12»%
Capital, stock paid in ..
Ondivided profits, less ex
penses and taxes paid ..
National bank notes out
Due to other National
Due to state and private
banks and bankers .....
Due to Trust Cotipanies
and savings banks
Dividends unpaid .........
Individual deposits subject
to check 515,137.92
Time certificates of de
posit payable within 30
Time certificates. of de
posit payable after 30
days or after notice of
30 days or longer 102.942.81
.Certified checks S|||t35.00
Cashier's checks outstand- fe?
lag lit *.«0
Postal savings deposits ... 638.49
E. S. BAKER,
D. A. COLLIER,
L. A. HAMILL,
IN COURT ELECTION
Lawyers Ars Anxious to Know Who
Will Compose Supreme Bench
and Hear Their Appeals.
We are the factory distributors for the
wellcknown Emersoa Pianos, established 1849
Also" Smith & Barnes and Willard Pianos. We I
have sold the above makes for a good many
years and have a long list of satisfied custo
We do not pay commissions. If a party gets a" coa.
LATEST MARKET QUOTATION
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CHICAGO, Nov. 6.—Wheat went
higher in the forenoon trading today,
a higher Liverpool market inspiring
moderate buying In another feature
10.20 10.65 10.17 10.52
,3. Chicago.^sti Oraln.
GfOCAJGO, Nov. 6.—Wheat—No. 2
red, $email@example.com%:,No. 3 red, $1.13%
@1.14% No. 2 har4, $L14%®1.16%
No. 3 hard, $firstname.lastname@example.org% No. 3
Corn—No. 2 yellow, old4-76©7,6%C'
No. 3 yellow, old, 7594@76 No. 4 yel
low, old(l 7&%@76c No. 5 /yellow. Old,
75%@75%« No. 6 yellow* °W, 76®
?&%c: No. 2 white, new...7l@71%c
No. 3 whit®, now, 70@71cr .No. 4 white
new, 69c No. 6 white, new, 67@68c
No. 2 mixed, new, 70%i®70%c No. 3
mixed, new, 64%.®70c No. 4 mixed,
new, 69@«9%c No. 5 mixed, new, 67
Oats—NO. 8 white, 47% ©48c No. 4
white, 46%@47%« standard, 49®
iPEJORIA, 111., Nov. 6.—Cora—Mar
ket, old, lower new, l%c lower.
No. 2 yellow, old, 76c No. 3 yellow,
new, 70%« No. 4 yellow, new, 68c
No. 5 yellow, new, 37 %c ,oW, 74e
No. 2 mixed, old, 75c.
Oats—Market %c lower." No. 2
white. 48o No. 3 whits, 47%c: stand
Chlosgo Live Stock.
CHICAGO, Nov. G.—Hog receipts
20,000 market slow, 5c lower. Mixed
and butchers, 7.20®7.85 good heavy,
|7.30@ 7.80 rough heavy, $7.15®
7.30 light, *7.2507.80 pigs, $4.50®
Cattle receiepts 3,500 market
steady, strong Beeves, $6.40011.00
cows and heifers $3.8909.40 Texans,
$6.2007:15 calves, $7.50010.76.
Sheep receipts 21,000 market
steady. Native, $5.7504.60 western,
$5.7506.450 lambs, $7.5009.25 west
ern, $7.50 09.25.
8t. Louis Uvt'Mttk,
HAST «T. LOUIS, Nov. 6.—-Cattle
receipts 1,100 Texas receipts 250
Native beef steers, $7.60010.75 cows
and heifers, $5.0009.25 stortters end
feeders, $5.5007.60 calves, $6,000
9.C0 Texas steers, $5.7507.75 cows
and heifers, $4.0006.00.
Thss lawyers In Keokuk are prob
ably the most interested In the su-| 7.75 good to heavy. *7.6607.75
preme court elections. The members!rough, $7.1607.36 light, $7.3507.60
of the bench who will hear the appeals bulk* 97.8007.65 pigs, $5.50®«ib.
which come from this district are nat-j Sheep receipts 6,000 market, lambs
urally of interest to the attorneys who 35c higher sheep 36c higher. Sheep
are fighting the cases.
buy a piano, who pays that commission?
Think it over. Come in and seethe good values we can of-J
fer y*u. Easy payments if desired.
Sheep, receipts 2,000 raariclt
30c higher. Lambs, $8.0009.16
$5.0004.00 ~wfethers, $email@example.com.
Omaha Live Stock.
OAMHA, Nov. 5.—Cattl« recelpl
800 market steady, slow.
$9.00010.60 stockers and feeds
$7.3008.40 calves, $7.0(g8.10 btj
and stags, $4.6006.25.
Hog receipts 6,400 market 10c 1
er. Bulk, $7.2507.60 top, $7,60.
Sheep receipts 8,000 nudct I
strong, 10025c higher. Yearim
$7,350^.60 wethers, $6.50@i^
lambs, $6.6007.10 ewes, $5.6
CHICAGO, Nov. 6.—Butter—E
3£%c firsts., 27029c dairy extra,*!]
04O%c dairy firsts, 26%027c.
Eggs—Firsts, 27029c ordlMij]
Cheese—Twins, 15c Young Ameitj
Potatoes—^Rscelpts, 30 cars Wbj
consin and Michigan white stock, Ml
043c red, 30040c Minnesota anil
Dakota early Ohios, 38043c whm]
Live poultry— Ftowls, ll%@12c
ducks, 11014c gssse, 13014c sprlv]
chickens, I3%c turkeys, 17c.
New York Produce.
.MfEBW YORK. Nov. Flour nirUl
Pork market steady. Mess, $20,500]
Lard market "firm. Middle vektl
Sugar, raw, market steady. Csatil-J
fugel test, «3.61 Muscavado 89 test,)
Sugar refined, market easier. Cot
loaf, $5.90 cruihed, $5.80 powdered.]
$5.10 granulated, $6.00 05.05.
Coffee Rio No. 7 on wot. 6%c.
Tallow market steady. City, &%c
country, C%04%c specials, 6%c.
Hay market ^rm. Prime, $1.07y
No. 3, 37% ®93%c clover,
Dressed poultry market qnletl
Chickens, 12022c turkeys, 12@25c
fowls, 12 017o ducks, 16018c.
Cheese markfct quiet State mllkl
common to spddals. 11015%c fti'lj
skims, 307c skims common to spej
Egg msurket firm. Receipts 93U-I
Nearby white fancy, 62055c nearby
mixed fancy, 30038c fresh, 30@3fcj
New York Money Market
NBW YORK, Nov. 6.—Money
call, 6 percent.
Six months, 6 percent.
Mercantile paper, 6 percent.
Bar silver London, 23d.
Bar silver New York, 49 %c.
Demand sterling, $4.91%.
St. Lout* Hay.
8T. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 5.—Market
quiet and steaidy receipts at St. ixfflfc.i
11 cars at Bast St. Louis, 20
Choice timothy, $19.50 No. 1 timoto
$17.00019.00 No. 2 timothy. $14,000]
16.50 No. 3 timothy, *13.00 @14.00.
Horse snd Mule Market
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 5.—Horte
Heavy draft, extra
Heavy draft, choice-good *8.
Eastern chunks, plain I
Southern horses, ex. qual... 80@w1]
Southern horses, plain ....
Choice drivers, with speetf.
16 to 14% hands .i
Hog receipts 5,000 market 10c
higher. Mixed and butchers, $7,350 Cotton exchange Opening.
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15 to 16% hands
14 to 14% hands
12 to 13%. hands
NEW YOiUt, Nov. 6.—The
and mutton, $4.0006.50 lambs $7.00 tton by the board of managers do
go awry. The work of obtaining
The fact that Judge Wlhfield S. 09.25.
Withrow who has held court here, Kansas City Live Stock.
and who is quite well known here-] KANSAS CITY, Nov. Cattle re
abouts, was a candidate, is adding tO|ceipts 2,000 market strong to 10cj«£"here' progressed* so"rapid!y tods?
the general interest. From present| higher. Steers, $5.60011.00 COWB and: that it was believed this work w"1
indications, with only eleven counties heifers, $4.7509.26 stockers and have been cleared up by tomorro*
missing, it looks like B. I. Salinger feeders, $6.0008.00 calves $6.50© noon.
rather than Withrow would he the|i0.50. Th, inference committee sP^nt t»
third member of the bench elected this! Hog receipts 9,000 market strong,(day completing every detail that
time. Ladd and Weaver have safe 10c higher. Bulk, $7.4007.80 heavy, make possible the opening on Novel*
I7.5O0TJO meamo, $7.50®7j0s ber l«.
York CJotton Brchange will open
business one week
vember 1«. If plans under consider*
natures to the agreements announce
yesterday In tetall from sotton br®