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Friday, September 24th, at Sioux City,
Carl Vrooman, Assistant Secre
tary of Agriculture, Speaks.
Will Be Furnished With Free Tickets
to the Fair by County Superin
tendent F. N. Olry.
Thousands of boys of the Sioux City
territory will be in- Sioux City Friday,
September 2llh, to hear Carl Vroo
man, assistant secretary ot agricul
ture, in his addrer.s that will be given
at a special morning program to be
held on the interstate fair grounds,
under tlie direction of the fair asso
These boys will represent thousands
of acre: planted to corn by them and
carr-ii for iluriiiK the summer season.
The boys will be honored guests both
at this special morning gathering to
hear Hie nationally famed agricultural
expert, and lor the afternoon events
in grandstands and about the lit) acre
pleasure park. The boys will bear
passes to the lair, to be distributed
through the county superintendents
of schools, the only requirement, in
issuing the pass being that each hold
er can show he has planted and cared
for at least one acre of corn during
the season.
In all of-the Iowa counties the coun
ty superintendents have already
named township advisors to assist
tjjem in the supervision of the nation
al and slate contests. These ail vis
ore will give to the county superin
tendents' the names of the boys en
titled to the free fair' privileges on
Friday of fair week and the superin
tendent'will in turn receive from the
association the -proper .number1 of
Sister of Luxemburg's Ruler
Is Nursing Wounded Soldiers.
£\. Sxi
St .•
Photo by American Press Association.
Portugal's President Has to
Cope With Disorders at Home.
Captain Who Is Head of United
States Navy's Wireless System
KEMP—At 12:30 o'clock, the afternoon
of Thursday, July 15, 1915, Everett
I). Kemp, aged 42 years, (i months
and 10 days, apoplexy being the
cause of death.
The announcement that Dr. Kemp
had dropped dead while returning
from luncheon Thursday afternoon was
almost unbelievable he had appav
entlv been in his usual, good health,
when lie left his desk at the post of
lice for the noon hour luncheon. How
ever, when reaching home he had said
to -Mrs. Kemp that he did not feel very
well, and lie did not eat a very heart"
dinner anil was urged not to go bac
to the office at once, but to lie (low
and rest. Monday evening after at
tending the picture show with Mrs.
Kemp and the children he complained
of being ill while on the way home,
and was in fact ill during the night.
He attributed liis illness, lioweevr, to
.. disarranged stomach and thought
no more of it. It was while returning
to the post office, and when near the
W. A. Lamborn residence on Park
street, that he was $feen to fall to the
walk. Assistance vf'as at hand almost
immediately, but nothing coulfl, be
done to save him, dread apoplexy had
taken his life.
The funeral was held from the house
on Saturday afternoon, and was large
ly attended by members of the dif
ferent fraternities to which the doctor
belonged, and many sorrowing friends.
Uev. .1. Boyd, of the M. B. church,
conducted the services at the house
anil the Masonic order had charge at
the cemetery. There were delegates
present from Ag/.ad cuinmandery of
Carroll and the Eastern Stars, Odd
Fellows and Masonic orders attended
in a body. Members of the command
erv acted as an escort of honor, and
the pall bearers were J. B. Lyon, Dr.
J. C. Robinson, Chas. Bollen, W. E.
Terry,' W. VV. Ferguson and Alfred
Wright. Chaplain Fred Morse read the
service at the cemetery.
Everett D. Keinp, son of Mr. and
Mrs. S. D. Kemp, was born at Elm
wood, 111., Dec. 29, 1872. His early
life was spent at that place, where he
attended the public school, graduat
ing from the high school in 1891. In
the fall of that year he entered Le
ander Clark college, where lie look a
three years' course in liberal arts. He
then entered the State university of
Iowa in the fall of 3896, and continued
his studies there until 1898, when in
response to the call of his country, he
enlisted in service in Co. 19th
Iowa Infantry volunteers. He served
in the United States and Cuba until
mustered out May 14, 1899. During
his year's service under the flag he
had typhoid fever, the efTect of which
probably hastened his death.
Alter having been discharged with
honors, the doctor re-entered the uni
versity and in 1901 he graduated, re
ceiving the degree of Doctor of Medi
cine, and standing very high in the
class. On Sept. (i, 1899, lie was united
in marriage with Miss Lillian Warren,
of Toledo, Iowa, and to this union two
children were born, namely: Warren
Everett, born Nov. 25, 1905, and Kath
eryn Elizabeth, born Nov. 25, 1910.
Dr and Mrs. Kemp came to Deni
son in the fall of 1901, and he at once
entered upon the practice of his pro
fession, which he followed for one
year, and then he be&une an employee
of the local post office and has ren
dered efficient and faithful service
ever since. During his residence in
Denison fnearly fourteen years Dr.
Kemp has won many friends who unite
in commending him as a man of the
highest integrity, frank and open in
all his dealings.
It was in liis home that he took the
greatest comfort, and was a most de
voted husband and father. It was
there, rejoicing ii} the affection of his
loved ones, that he found recreation
and rest when office hours were over.
Besides his wife and children, so
greatly bereaved, there are left to
mourn his departure his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. S. D. Kemp, who now reside
at Cedar Rapids, aiid one brother, Dr.
M. E. Kemp, of Sigourney.
We are privileged to print in an
other column a very good likeness of
Dr. Kemp just as he was always to
be foufld, at his desk in the post of
fice, where his companionship and
expert knowledge of the postal rules
won. lor him the friendship and high
est respect of not only the employees,
but the patrons of the office. As show
ing the esteem in which lie was held
by his fellow workers, we append a
few words from the pen of Deputy
Postmaster Clias. K. Meyers, who had
known the doctor intimately so many
It is with deepest sorrow we respond
to the request of the editor that one
of our number give expression to the
respect and love felt for our late help
er in the postal service, Di. Everett
Jemp. He was the oldest member of
the force. All remember the feelings
with which we entered the employ of
the government, unfamiliar with its
laws and practices, and how we turned
to him for aid and direction. We we®
never made to feel any inferiority, but
welcomed as a friend, and as occasion
required had made known to us our
duties. With his kindly smile, gentle,
sympathetic words, he soon won deep
place in oui' hearts, and we respected
him as a man and ardent well wisher.
It was when the press of official
duties werd not upon him that his re
markable, many sided character be
came manifest. He had been through
very many experiences in life, from all
of which he had gained knowledge of
the world and possessed of a mind to
profit and give valued words of obser
vation and advice, based thereon. If
one were interested in athletic sports,
he had been on the State university
football eleven, played baseball on
strong teams, was ppsted on the rec
ord of men in seconds and minutes,
knew the history of all the star play
ers and in what positions they served
and the days when they had won re
nown. If one's soul loved music, he
had been in bands which had gained
more than local reputation and the
airs of the great composers were in
his mind, and we can now almost in
truth hear his clear whistle as with
appreciative tones was wafted to our
ears the selections which, hold and
charm the ft Lent Ion. If reference
was made to Cuba .and matters con
nected with army life, he had served
in the regular army during the Span*
ish-American war and could hold rapt
attention as long as time permitted
with reminscences of that, part of our
nation's history, descriptions of Ha
vanna and tlie great island of the
southeast. If one were interested in
medicine, health rules, surgery, he
wNis a full graduate of a medical col
lege and might go as deep as his
hearers could understand, using the
latest scientific terms to explain the
nature of a given disease, methods of
surgery, probable duration of sick
ness and means to keep in good health
If one were interested in secret soci
eties, he was#a Mason, member of the
shrine, had passed, with credit through
all the higher chairs of Odd Fellows,
Knights of Pythias and similar orders
and was able to talk entertainingly
with fellow members. In postal af
fairs lie was well posted, keeping up
witli the latest rulings ofHhc depart
ment and was able to back his opinions
with tin page and section of the law.
Need it be said that such a man is
missed by us?
His" associates are now so glail that
lie was able to move to the new gov
ernment building and to have charge
of important departments of money
orders, postal savings, registry, in
sured packages, making requisitions
for supplies and custodian of these.
When he came to the new building
with its conveniences he thoroughly
appreciated it and took much pride in
making his department the banner
one ot the office.
We well remember how solicitous
he was for the welfare and health of
ourselves anil families. Flowers were
sent to the sick, he was ready to work
long hours that others lrfight be with
the ailing ones or not be on duty if
reeling ill. In every way lie was a
lcind, sympathetic, helpful friend. In
his methodical way he had placed on
his time card for Thursday, July 15th,
that he arrived at 8 o'clock and
worked until 10:30, little dreaming
that'he would not in two hours write
as usual "returned at 12:!!0." But
such was not to be. Why this sorrow
should come^so swiftly upon his lov
ing" wife, beautiful children, devoted
parents and relatives, host of friends,
we do riot know, but his life has not
been in vain for us. We shall with
hearts burdenpd with sorrow go for
ward about life's duties, not forget
ting our dear friend and companion.
We shall try to make his devotion to
duty, his painstaking care, liis patience
in the rough places of life, his timely,
lv?lpful ways our standard of excel
lence, and hope that when our call
comes we may deserve in part some
of the words of praise so well earned
by him.
Members of Postal and Custodian's
Message From Ohio.
It seems but fitting that Mr. W.
Meyers, with whom Mr. Kemp became
associated in the post office in 1903,
should send a message of sorrow, and
express his great grief on the 16ss of
a dear friend and extend to the sor
rowing wife and children his heart
felt sympathy, and we are pleased to
give space to his message, as follows:
I never knew a man with a finer
sense of loyalty and honor than Dr.
Everett Kemp. To keep his word was
not an incident with him, it was one
of the sacred things of life. One of
the hardest things about leaving the
old home has been the certain knowl
edge that many of the old friends I
would never see again. There are
many, at such a time, upon whom one
looks long and earnestly with that
thought in mind. But Dr. Kemp "was
so strong, so active, so alert in mind
and body and so youthful that there
was jio thought that it might be a last
Years of the closest association
showed me that there was no yellow
streak in Dr. Kemp. He was clean
white all the way through. His friend
ship was as a Arm rock. His kindli
ness and courtesy were on duty all
the time. He*gave to his work all of
his best and lie was probably the most
efficient man ever connected with the
Denison'post office.
However, it is not as the official we
think of him now, but as the tender
hearted, kindly, generous, loyal man
and friend, one of the few whose lives
tell us that the days of knightly cour
tesy and chivalry have not passed
.While not rich nor powerful in a
commercial way, we believe there was
no man in Denison who yielded a
wider influence for good. This not by
preachment, but by the stronger force
of quietj^steady good example. No
man could know Mr. Kemp without

being more patriotic, rqore just, more
generous aiid more steadfast to the
right. It was the very fact that he
talked with deeds rather than with
words, Which made his influence so
strongly felt. Those' of us who have
looked lingering death full in the face
and who have seen our loved ones go
from us after daysjMid hours of pain
and suffering, can but envv Dr. Keinp
the manner of his death. Stricken
down in the full tide ot life rich in
the love of parents, wile and chil
dren passing without paiiuJrom the
activities of this world to the reward
which was surely his, one can but
feel that Fate dealt kindly with him.
It is with liis friends and as one of
them, that Ave grieve for the loved
ones he left, and send to them a per
sona] message to tell them that their
sorrow is in part our own.
F. W. Meyers,
Portsmouth,' O.
A Double
Estelle Auchincloss awoke at 11
o'clock in the morning \fith a sicken
ing sensation. She hud been out ev
ery night for a week at some function,
slept the greater part of the day anil
at evening prepared for the next round
of gnyety.
"Oh. how tired I am of it: 1 wish I
were poor. I could then find something
4o occupy me. Being rich. 1 can't."
Miss Auchincloss lay in bed :i long
while thinking.. then arose with a
scheme she had resolved to put in
practice. She wrote an'advertisement
that a young woman recently graduat
ed from college would like a posi
tion as governess in family living
in the country. Within a week she
had purchased a railroad ticket to I,Til
ton to be inspected and was offered
and accepted a situation under the
name of Maria Bristow.
Now, It happened that Jack Larrabee,
the son of the lady who had engaged
the governess, when the negotiations
were in progress peeped -through tile
half open door and recognized a per
son be had seen and admired as one
of the most graceful dancers in the
social world. He had uever been pre
sented to her and wus sure that she
did not knotv-hltn.
"I thinlc' 1 -know a trick worth two
o' that," lie said and got out of the
way Itefore the applicant had seen liiin.
There were in tile Larrabee family,
besides Jack, Mrs. Larrabee. a widow,
and two little daughters. There was a
chauffeur who sometimes acted as gar
dener. The morning after Miss Auch
incloss entered upon her duties she
saw a man in overalls outside prepar
ing the flower beds for spring use. Be
Ing fond of flowers, she went out to
ask him some questions us to what, be
was doing.
"I didn't know," she said, "that Mrs.
Larrabee employed two men on the
place. 1 supposed the chauffeur did
the gardening."
"So he does, miss, buj: this spring
the missis has hired me."
Miss Auchincloss asked a number cft
questions about what Lifid of flowers
he. was intending to put in, thfn re
turned to the house and soon after be
gan work with the children ut their
Now, Jack Larrabee, in order.to play
gardener without being given away,
told his mother that he was tired of
the social whirl and anxious to make
a man of himself. He proposed to take
tlie position of gardener for a garden
Vr's pay, but he stipulated that he
should do so incognito. His being a
member of the family was not to bo
divulged. Ills sisters were not only
charged not to give tlie secret away,
but rewards were offered them if they,,
refrained from doing so.
Occasionally the chuufTeur was
bribed by Jack to plead illness, and
.lack took his place at the wheel. Jack
also at times bribed his sisters when
the time came for the afternoon ride
to do something else, thus giviug him
an opportunity to make love to the
It was n#t to 1m expected that this
twofold deception could he kept up in
definitely, though iiss Auchincloss
at 9:30 p. m.
Is the Time Our 3 for ^5 cent Sale Closes
There are some very good items left and its worth your while to step inside and
make your selection before this sale closes.
We just received another shipment of some of those items that were picked up
the first day.
You will find such items as 9 inch fry pans, 36x42 pillow cases, 25c mail boxes,
25c files, etc. All these items go 3 for 25c.
Walz's Plain Price Variety Slore
He was one of Dun'lap's pioneer bus
iness men, being associated in busi
ness with his son, who passed away
over twenty years ago then lie gave
up active business and retired to quiet
He is survived by two daughters,
Mrs. S. G. Liscomb, of Dunlap, and
Mrs. W. E. Kinsella, of Boulder, Colo.,
who have the satisfaction of knowing
that, they kindly ministered to their
father to the very last moment of his
life. His Wife preceded him to the
great beyond many years ago an/1 a
daughter, Mrs. Anna Franier, died
three years ago.
The funeral' services were conduct
ed by Itev. Conrall at the S. G. Lis
comb residence at 2:30 q,nd interment
was made in Pleasant Mill cemetery.
had a better chance at tlie problem
tliaft Mr. Larrabee. she being some dis
tance from home. Jack by incessant
watchfulness kept the bull a rolling for
a month, though he met with a num
ber of narrow escapes. He was dis
appointed, however, in not being able
to break down the barrier that sepa
rated him from one wiio was supposed
to be of a higher station. Miss Auch
incloss, though evidently kindly dis
posed toward him, required him ut all
times to keep his distance.
One day when. Jack was driving the
governess in a runabout they uiet two
of his friends. Ned Morgan and Char
lie Phelps. A chauffeur's apparel is
not "necessarily much different from
that of an ordinary person, and the
young men thought little of seeing
.lack at the wheel.
"Hold on, .Tack!" cried one of them.
"1 wish to speak to you."
Jack put ou more speed. His friends,
one of whom had recognized the socie
ty belle. Miss Auchincloss, turned and
followed. Seeing an opportunity by
taking a different road to meet the
couple again, they turned and by some
ru|)ld driving succeeded iu their de
sign. On meeting again they signal
ed Jack to stop and enforced his doing
so by occupying-Uis side of tlie road.
Phelps greeted the governess with a
hearty "Good morning. Miss Auchin
closs!" while Morgan apologized to
Jack for stopping him on the ground
that he had a message for him.
Jack looked at Miss Auchincloss, and
Miss Auchincloss looked at Jack, but
neither said anything till they had got
rid of the two nieu. Then Jack said:
"My secret Is out."
"It's been out for some time."
"What! You have known who 1
"Ever since I came to the house.
Yon may have forgotten that 1 danced
in thc.same figure with you at Mrs.
Perkins' cotillion."
"I recognized you. but I fancied that
you didn't remember me."
"Well," rejoined Miss Auchincloss.
"my playing governess'and your play
ing gardener are finished. I think we
hadJjett.er return to our own selves."
"I am of your opinion. There Is too
much work for the wages."
But Jack prevailed upon her to defer
her going for awhile longer, which
gave him further opportunity to do his
courting, and wlitu she left they wero
Experienced farmers mtist read the
newspapers with eager anxiety to get
the benefit of all the wise advice that
city young men trained in the schools
of journalism are ^giving them.
Samuel Ettenger Dies on Friday,
July 16th* at Home of Daugh
ter, Mrs. S. G. Liscomb.
Is Survived by Two Daughters, Mrs,
/S. G. Liscomb, of Dunlap, and Mrs.
W. E. Kinsella, of Boulder, Colo.
Dunlap, July 20—Special—Friday
night, July Kith, at 10 o'clock occurred
the death of venerable Samuel ICtten
ger at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
S. G. Liscomb, liis deatli being attrib
uted to the infirmities.of old age. Mr.
Et linger was nearly 90 years old aiid
until failing sight a year or so ago lie
was very active and tended with great
pleasure liis garden, being a great lov
er of /lowers.
T. Fred Henry, Iowa Band Master.
Iowa \musicians will be very much
In evidence at the State Kalr and Ex
position August 25-Septemiber 3, and
.ncidentally will demonstrate the ma
-sical talent of the state. The Ball
niann Symphony band will come out
from Chicago to assist in the work ot
entertainment, 'but aside from that or
ganization the music at the State Fair
will 'be typically Iowan.
Bub is dependent on her efforts for
ammunition and fishing tackle she
digs up ma's mission money and, it
the truth were known, is probaBljr
Paying for the gasoline and cylinder
oil to keep dikl's auto going.
The Iowa State Fair management
recognizes her importance in the geii-
band, a Des Moines organization of
forty pieces, has been engaged to give
daily concerts, forenoon, afternoon
and evening, also the Fischer band,
twenty-five pieces, of Burlington.
Three orchestras have been'engaged,
Graham's of Des Moines ljuist's of
Fort Dodge and the Myer's orchestra
of Waterloo, all of more than state
wide renown and reputation. It .will
be Iowa music for Iowa people.
Mrs. 'Hen is without doubt one of
the most popular females In the state
of Iowa today. And she deserves ev
ery smidgeorPof the honor and glory
that is earning her way. If Mr. Hog
is entitled to the quite high sounding
title'of mortgage lifter, Mrs. Hen has
all the right in the wide world to be
known as the family provider. All
the little extras of the household,
those little creature comforts and
luxuries that combine to smooth life's
pathway, are provided in large mea
sure by her ladyship. She sets the
Stable—a? well as the incubator. She
buys sister's ribbons and silk hosiery
erat scneme or Tire' uy tfevotnig a nu-u
eral share of the premium moneyr
to her particular department. The I
classiflcaitlon is a wtfle one, and ln-1
eludes more different kinds and
eties of hens than we had any idea'
existed. There are classes for Amer
ican varieties, Asiatic, Mediterranean,
English. Dutch, French,- Games, etc.)
In addition to all these are the class
es for turkeys, ducks, geese «nd many
others of the feathered tribes. It|
will be a show of great merit and
will have much to interest* the poul
try fancier. .,
Mi. and Mrs. M. C. Buton, and
daughters Mildred and Bessie, made
a. short call at the Ffed nickers home
Tuesday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. S. .1, .lans and children
motored to West. Side Tuesday eve
ning to witness tlie war pictures at .4
the moving picture show.
July 14th marked the birthday anni
versary of lingo Dettbarn.
Mrs. IjOgah Sherwood is assisting
tier brother, George Brotherson, for a
few weeks.
Miss Alice Doblnr returned from
Oklahoma Tuesday evening, where she
has spent the past few weeks visiting
lolatives and friends. She reports
the weather quite cool and about the jjj
same as we have had in this section
of the country.
Mr. and Mrs. John Kock and chil- *$5
dren entertained a party of young
people at their home,. Saturday eve
ning.' The party lasted until almost 'fx
morning as several of the guests were
obliged to remain unlil daylight on
account of the severe rain storm.
'Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kickers spent a
few hours Saturday evening at the
Chrin Bnotherson home.
IjOf.an Sherwood and son, Harley,
were entertained at the home of Mirs.
viollierson in West. Side Sunday.
Mrs. George Foley, who underwent
an operation a week ago, is reported
to be getting along very well.
Morn to Air. and Mrs. Herman Ob
man on Wednesday, July 14th, a daugh .§
Wm. Kerrigan, who resides at Knox-'
ville, arrived Wednesday to visit a
few weeks at the home of his nephew,
Lew Kerrigan. The former gentleman
has been blind for thirty years and1
lives alone and in spite of his afflic
tion in able to do considerable for
himself, cooking his food himself and
doing many things which are done
each dny by persons more fortunate V„
than himself.
Some men are seen wearing wrist
watches, and probably before long it
will be customary to have embroider
ed edging or the bottom of trousers.
A dip,path slates that, a lone man in
the Yellowstone Park held up 100
toiiTists. Many lone women have-done
bet ter than'that at charity fairs. ..
Women arc doing all kinds'of work
lu Kurope, and would also in this
country if they weren't too polite to
rake away tne jobs from the men.
IV^onday, July 261
A thoughtless marriage with a young dancing girl led to far
reaching effects all through the life of Dick Hartley.
It is an intensely powerful play of two wo
and a man, wonderfully pictured.
"When It Strikes Home"
Produced by. the Ch«». K. Harris Feature Film Corporation. Preientod
by World Film Corporation.
Jiily 29 and 30
Home Talentmoving picture played by our townspeople
"Sleepy Sam, the Sleuth"
Funniest of all comedies. See Sleepy Sam and the Chicken Thieve*

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