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THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 191*
JANUARY TERM IS
?hi» Has Been Busy Session
:„v trict Court Here, Large Number
fftV of Cases Being
Judge Hamilton Has Assigned Two
Court Cases and Five Jury Cases
for Coming Term
of the district
The January term
court was adjourned sine die today \peslT Keokuk,
by Judge W. S. Hamilton, presiding
judge. The January term ha3 been a
fcusy one and the number of cases
disposed of during these three months
will make the new bar docket only
about half as large as the present
The criminal cases were taken off
Che docket 102 law and chancery
cases and sixty-two probate matters
disposed of since the term com
menced. There are four cases which
Judge Hamilton has under advisement
and in which decisions will ce ren
dered within the coming weeks. These
are HQpert vs. Mutual Life Insurance
Co.. Rees vs. the City of Keokuk
Reinig vs "Well, et al and McGee vs
Two court cases have been especial
ly assigned for the April term sub
ject to the approval cf Judge Henry
Bask, who will preside here during
that term. These are Brady vs. Wa
thas and Brown vs. Allen.
The Jury cases especially assigned
by consent for the April term and the
order in whfch they will be taken up
are as follows:
No. lOtll—Cutshall YS. City of Keo
No. 10146—Evans VB. Keokuk BHec^
trio Co_ second.
No. 10148—Kerr ts. Keokuk Eflec
No. 10149—Evans, Admr., vs. Keo
kuk EHectrie Co.. fourth.
No. 10139—Fllciringer VB. Slnton,
MARK TAB SERVICE
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God Sttti on Watch.
quartette composed of Mr. Carl and
members of the Scoville party, will
sing. Dr. Scoville announced that he
was going to "get all the members
of his company on the platform and
have something different." Just what
the "something different" will be.
seems to be a mystery today.
Lllienas Sings in Norwegian.
The song service last night was in
teresting in the extreme. A large
delegation of Swedish and Norwegian
people was present and Mr. Lillehas
sang them a song in the Norwegian
A SPRING TONIC
Old Reliable Hood's Sarsaparilla is
Pleasant and Effective.
In the spring your blood Is Impure
and weak, eruptions appear on your
face and body, you lack vitality,
strength and animation, your appetite
is poor and you feel all tired out.
Get Hood's Sarsaparilla from any
druggist. It combines just the roots,
L'arks, herbs and other substances that
it purities and strengthens the
blood—makes the rich red blood that
you must have to feel well, look well,
cat and sleep well. This is confirmed
by thousands of letters from people
in all parts of the country.
Hood's Sarsaparilla is the best
spring medicine, but is not simply a
spring medicine—it is an all-the-year
roond blood purifier and tonic. Re
member it has stood the test of forty
years. Be sure to get Hood's, and
get it today.
language. Mr. Card and Mrs. Scoville
sang again, also.
Sunday school classes were there
in bodies as was a delegation from
Rev. F. B. McAllister
Baptist church, was
forced to sing a "solo" and once Sco
ville called every member of his com
pany to the platform and had Mr.
Card lead them in the chorus of the
old "Glory" song.
Gotch Going With
Circus This Season
HUMBOLDT, April 6.—Frank A.
Gotch and family have arrived home
from California, where he has been
since the first of January, and will
remain here until he leaves to take
np his thirty weeks' contract with the
Sells-noto shows, April 15.
With several farms to look after,
the season's work to be planned and
many other business matters Gotch
will have his hands full while here.
His contract calls for $1,100 a week,
with private car, cook and many
other privileges. He is to appear
both afternoon and evening, wrestling
all comers, and If he contracts to
meet Stecher his salary will be boost
ed to $1,350 a week.
There is little doubt here at home
that Gotch is going to meet Stecher
next Labor day before one of the
largest and most enthusiastic bunch
es of wrestling fans ever assembled.
Judging from the amount of wrest
ling talk In Humboldt, the town will
be pretty will deserted on the day
of the wrestle, if they do meet. Not
since the Hackenschmidt days has
there been so much Interest displayed.
I The world outside seems a bit dubi-
preacher. His face was streaming, ous about Gotch's ability to "come
as usual, with little rivulets of per-1 back," and is Inclined to smile a wise,
onl'M• 4nn /m•+ Ji! .. ,, ___
benignant smile when listening to
spiratlon. "Drive out your dirty, rot
ten bootleggers. God is with you.
"People ask for a 'demonstration'
of Gods' power," he said a minute
later. "Ed Card, stand up,' and he
turned abruptly to the St. Louis man.
"There is a demonstration, he said.
"Give him a cheer. Now," he con
tinued, "think of this Godly man
when his eyes were bleared, his face
bloated and his bowels nearly rotted.
The same God that brought glory to
his soul can save you tonight!
"Oh, friends," cried Scoville earn
estly, *Tm pleading only for the Om
nipotent God. Fm standing here for
His sake. Hear me now. He will
and can save you if you'll give Him
the chance. It's up to you—you alone.
*Td rather have a boy in heaven
laying his A, B, C's," he shouted, in
referring to certain higher Institu
tions of learning that are "stabbing
God, "than to have him in hen readin'
Greek. Now, cheer that, you old
mug-wnmpln," he snapped, "you're
afraid to, aren't you?
some local enthusiast explain how
Gotch is going to do the turn on
Stecher. Bqt the home folks will
back Gotch to the limit, age, lack of
staying powers, or whatnot, notwith
"The Trail of the Lonesome Pine."
Never has there been put into
photo plays a more rharminp. thrill
ing or dramatic story than John Fox,
Jr"s. novel, "The Trail of the Lone
some Pine." Thousands read and en
Joyed the book and saw the stage ver
sion of It as written by Eugene Walt
era and acted by Miss Charlotte Walk
er. Now many more thousands have
seen and will see Miss Walker in the
Lasky-Paramount version of the clas
sic as set to films.
It is the attraction at the Grand for
today and tomorrow, and without ex
tra admission prices, there will also
be two vaudeville acts. The vaude-
"When time Is gone," he cried dra- ville Is -performed by three circus peo
snatically. "When the old familiar pie who have been making Keokuk
landmarks of earth are vanished eter- their home and training here during
nally, when your Mississipip river is
only a memory, when the sun is cold
and the stars are old, the God of
which I tell you tonight will be living
on—watching over and caring for his
"Let the redeemed of the Lord say
•o," he quoted once. "Ill tell you,"
he smiled, "I'm happy. It does me
next week to join Campbell Bros, cir
cus for Its summer tour.
good to see 'Old ulory Face' sitting Charlotte Walker, who has appear
there smiltng. They sure haven't great suocesfe In "Kindling,"
misnamed him. I feel a lot like the "Out of Darkness" and other Para
ad a pi re is ad in a
his best girl. He was so full of ela- "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine" and
tion that he could think of no words she is supported by an excellent Lasky
to express his sentiment, so he Just' cast. Including Thomas Meighan and
threw his head back and said, jrell, Theodore Roberts, two of the most
God, I ain't got nothin' against no- talented and popular of screen actors,
body'." The story of the piece is thrilling, ab
The servjee tonight will be fea- sortrtng and logical and the photo
tured by another talk from 3d Card grapby of rare beauty. It is nndoubt
who was prevailed upon to remain edlv a real gem of the year In motion
for another night. He consented .,c pictures.
do so last night just twentv ninutes
before his train was due maie
svf*% r*ot*irvH^TI Dn/w a7®
Berre and Hicks will appear In a
new tight rope act, different from
their stunt of yesterday and Hageh
aro Satlro, the clever Japanese, will
put on his novelty equilibrist act.
Of Interest to Women
By Wtnona Evans Reeves.
If the money came honestly,- what
is particularly wrong about it, and
wouldn't everyone enjoy all these
good things if it were possible. The
men who stand back of the very best
interests of this city, and the women
who give money liberally to support
our local charities and our Y. W. C.
A., and Y. M. C. A-, and wha^by
giving their time and thought ad
minister the agencies of public wel
fare, are society people. They belong
to the local churches and every min
ister knows that some of the most
useful men and women, and some of
the most helpful in every way belong
to this so-called society class. They
are only plain men and women with
the kindest hearts and best impulses,
and added to that, they may have
the good fortune of money. As to
the sort of persons whom Mr. Sco
ville describes as making up society
as he has known it, of that sort we
have no knowledge here.
The following appeared In last
Sunday's issue of the magazine sec
tioin of the New York Times and re
fers to Miss Cornelia Meigs of whose
literary work we are all very proud:
"Mrs. Lewis P. Newberry—Can you
tell me anything of Cornelia Meigs,
author of 'The Kingdom of the Wind
ing Road,' a book for children re
cently published by the Macmillan
company? I cannot find that she has
ever had any other book published.
Would like to know where she lives."
Miss Cornelia Meigs is a native of
Rock Island, 111., but has lived nearly
all her life in Keokuk. Iowa. She
was educated at Bryn Mawr college,
and was graduated from that college
as a member of the class of 1907.
She spent a few summers of her
childhood in New England. Her first
book, "The Kingdom of the Winding
Road," is a collection of fairy tales.
It was published about a year ago.
Her second book, "The Steadfast
Princess," recently published by the
Macmillan company, is a child's play,
and won the prize of $100 offered by
Kate Oglebay, national chairman of
junior work of the Drama league of
America, for the best play for chil
dren submitted in 1915. The com
mittee charged with the awarding of
the prize selected the play sent in
by Miss Meigs as the winner out of
hundreds of manuscripts submitted'.
In Philadelphia, Quaker week was
celebrated last week in the old meet
ing house on Arch street. The ob
jest was to call to the minds of the
younger generation, the simplicity of
manner and dress and mode of life
which characterized the first Phila
delphians. A few years ago Iowa had
many hundreds of Quakers living In
Henry county and in Cedar county
and elsewhere in the state. One of
the most interesting books issued in
recent years by the State Historical
society is "The History of the Quak
ers in Iowa." One of the chief tenets
some Pine" has to do with the love of which was first presented in London
a young internal revenue officer hunt
ing for illegal moonshine whiskey1
stills 1n the remote mountain section
of Virzlnla. There he meets "June."
the beautiful daughter of old Judd Tol
liver, head of the moonshiners. How
the two fall In love, although en em fee,
how the moonshine traffic is broken
up and the young officer wins over the
Tolliver family must, naturally, be
seen to be appreciated.—Adv.
in The Gate City and
a a a a
ithe abolition of war. It was an Aus-
tralian Quaker, a shoe-maker by
trade, who went to Petrograd and ap
peared before the czar where his plea
for world peace resulted in the call
ing of the first Hague conference.
Very recently a public speaker in
Keokuk in referring to the good
things which come to people out of
adversity, gave as an illustration that
out of John Howard Payne's home
leseness and poverty came the song,
"Home Sweet Home." That is Buch
a good story, it is too bad to spoil
it by referring our readers to ency-
The story of "The Trail of the Lone-
clopaedias and reference libraries to
prove that the story won't stand in
vestigation. John Howard Payne was
an actor, and true to his profession,
a good spender and in addition to
that had a number of people depen
dent upon him and was poor in con
scquence. He wrote the opera Clari
in 1823. "Home Sweet Home," the
music of which was adapted from an
old Italian melody, was one of the
feature songs of that opera. He did
live several years in Africa, but not
as "an exile from home," but as a
consul at Tunis.
—Nauvoo Rustler: Keokuk, a city
of 16.000 people, now has only one
newspaper. A number of years ago
it had three dailies, an English week
lv and a German weekly. Things
change in every city every ten year*.
—The river bank in front of Nau
voo continues to wash away, due to
the big lake. If something isn't soon
done to protect the shore, says a Nau
voo n^wf= paper, the river road from
the ferry landing to the John Hud
son home will soon disappear.
—A party of juniors of the Y. M.
C. A. left on an all day hike this
afternoon at 3:00 o'clock, under the
leadership of William Brugman, boys'
secretary of the local association.
The boys, fifteen in number, will
march to Nauvoo on the Illinois sMe,
where they will camp for the night.
Following breakfast tomorrow morn
ing, the party win cross the Missis
sippi on the ferry and proceed home.
VTTTC HATTYY a ATE CITY
Sometime when Dr. Scoville takes I
as he expresses it, "a crack at the
society folks" and you applaud it.
wouldn't it be well to stop a moment,
and think just what you are ap
plauding. Sometimes people talk in
an impersonal sort of a way about•
"society" as if it were made up of
some strange, extraordinary race of
men and women. There mav be
places where society people are dif
ferent, but it Isn't the case here
aboutB. We have quoted before the
old man who said, "What's society
anyway it's only swappln' suppt-rs."
The people who are able to do so and
who are hospitably inclined and en
joy having their friends in their own
homes, keep up the round of dinners
and luncheons and parties of various
sorts which round of gaiety we call
society. Maybe the people who come
into our minds when we speak of
society do live in big houses nau on I
pleasant streets and do ride in uto-)
mobiles and limousines, and, who of
all the people, who enjoy the knock
at society folks, wouldn't live in a
fine house and ride in a limousine if
While the votes were being counted
R. H. Bowen, industrial agent, was
called on for a report on his work for
the last year. Mr. Bowen reported he
had written 1,271 letters to firms who
might perhaps be Induced to make this
their location. He had a list of 490
replies. Altogether a showing was
made of a large amount of work done
and that so far Mr. Bowen has re-
AH the necessary camping equipment
and plenty of good things to eat were
—The forty hours' devotion will
start at St. Mary's church tomorrow
morning at 9 o'clock and will end
with solemn procession Sunday even-
pages and often twenty-four and thlr-.
save not Less
Your Cooking Gas Bill!
Hamilton Gate City
Hamilton, 111., April 6
The Hamilton Business Men's club ceived In compensation less than half
met Tuesday evening, April 4, at the
city hall for the purpose of reorgani
zation. John A- Gordon, the presi
dent, not being able to atend. Vice
President W. H. Harkr&der called
the meeting to order. The chair
stated those who subscribed the by- J.
laws and paid $1 for yearly member
ship were entitled to -vote for the
executive committee of fifteen. After
most of tliose presnt had signed up,
ballots were cast for the committee.
Those receiving the highest number
of votes were declared elected. They
were J. A. Gordon, H. G. Williams, C.
F. Kapp Jr., W. H. Harkrader, A. L.
McArthur, W. H. Orr, E. W. Wood,
Wilbur Leroy, Burns Anderson, J. G.
Buss. Fred Garretson, H. L. Keissler,
R. R. Wallace, P. H. Bwing and A. C.
Introductory prices to acquaint you
with this wonderful Chambers Fireless
Cooking Gas Range.
his expense. However, a committee
was instructed to confer with Mr.
Bowen on this line. After the general
meeting, the executive committee ot
fifteen was called to order and
elected W. H. Harkrader, president
O. Buss, vice president W. H.
Orr, secretary Presley K. Bwing,
treasurer. This club seems now de
termined to begin a most thorough
and active campaign, and with Mr.
Bowen who is fully qualified and suc
cessful in gaining the attention of
manufacturers, taking the lead In pub
licity work, we look for tangible re
James Dalton who has been making
his headquarters In the Soldiers'
home at Quincy for some time, came
up Wednesda/ for a short visit with
Much Interest Is being manifested
In the garden contest among the
pupils of Oakwood and Hamilton
schools. Montobello Floral society 's
offering prizes for the best gardens of
flowers and vegetable also for the
best collection of flowers and vege
tables. A celebration will likely be
held In the fall and the prizes
everyone present and his remarks ap
plauded. He is surely a whirlwind
and deserving of the good he Is ac
complishing in Lis evangelistic work.
He took part in five state dry cam
paigns and four of the states went
dry. That's a good record. Mrs. Sco-
ing. It will be conducted by Rev. H. ville sang several very pretty selec
Reimboia, C. SS. R., of Davenport. tlons. Sh© has a sweet sympathetic
voice and her songs were greatly en
^r^iiored by the large audience. Edward
awake, lfberal advertlsera. The Cour- i^jijerskeinier, an old Nauvoo boy,
ier has seldom less than sixteen
ty-two. I crowd. The meeting was a great
—Subscribers who do not receive success.
their paper before 6 o'clock each
week day evening should notify the
office so that arrangements can be
made to send a copy to those failing
to receive the paper.
—Warsaw Bulletin: The receipts
from fines the past year broke the
record, total being over $500, while
the cases tried numbered 143, which
is evidence of efficient police service.
While Judge Young and Marshal Ben
nett are running this end of the city
government, there is going to bo
—Concerning the recent visit of
Evangelist Scoville to Naavoo, where
he delivered hiB sermon on "Boose,"
the Nauvoo Rustler speaks as fol
lows: Evangelist Scoville preached
his sermon on booae at the Nauvoo
opera house Wednesday afternoon
and the crowd that heard the address
packed the building to overflowing,
many being from the country. Sco
ville surely Is a great speaker and ho
don't lack for words to express him
self. The slang he uses generally fits
In where he wishes to make a point.
His address was appreciated by
several songs which were
and encored by the large
Safe Relief from
Mtn-tho^za fs the new
quick and lasting: relief from
rheumatism paint, neuralgia,
sciatica, etc. Nothing like It to
allay pain and
rubs to eanDy. drfv*» out the
pain, pleasant and enectivc.
Acts quickly. "First aid" for
cuts, bnrna, wounds, acbes ana
}ars.2Sc and S0e atronr
drueclst's. or write direct. Mon
ey back If not satisfied.
LERO MEDICAL CO.
.quart "Wear-Ever" Aluminum Sauce Pans at 23c each. Sold only to people
who visit the Chambers Fireless Cooking Gas Range Demonstration and only one to a
Duncan-Schell Furniture Co.
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March 27, 191«
CANDIDATE'S SWORN STATEMENT OF ELECTION EXPENSES.
State of Iowa, Lee county—ss.
I, Ed. S. Lofton, on oath, say that I was a candidate for the office of
mayor for the municipal election In the city of Keokuk, Iowa, on the 27th
day of March, 1916, and 1 do hereby solemnly swear that the following ia
a true, correct and detailed statement, showing each and all sums of
money or other things of value, disbursed, expended or promised, direct
ly or indirectly, and to whom andjor what purpose disbursed, by my
self or by any other person or persons, to the best of my knowledge and
belief. In my behalf, for the purpose of aiding or securing my election,
including all assessments of any person, committee or organization is
charge of my campaign.
Witness my hand this 30th day of March, 1916.
Sufcscrfbed and sworn
day of March, A. D. 1916.
to before me and in
CANDIDATE'S SWORN STATEMENT OF ELECTION EXPENSES
State of Iowa, Lee county—ss.
I, T. J. Hickey, on oath, say that I was a candidate for councilman ai
city election in the city of Keokuk, Iowa, on the 27th day of March,
and I do hereby solemnly swear that the following is a true, correct and
detailed statement, showing each and all sums of money or other things ol
value, disbursed, expended or premised, directly or indirectly, and to
whom and for what purpose disbursed, by myself or by any other person
or persons, to the best of my knowledge and belief, in my behalf, for the
purpose of aiding or securing my election, including' all assessments ol
any person, committee or organization in charge of my campaign.
Date. Amount. Purpose. To Whom Paid.
March 25, 1»1« $2.50 Cards Lester Printing
Witness my hand this 3rd day of April, 19145.
March 14, 19145
March 14. 191«
March 16. 1916
March 25, 1916
March 26. 1916
Subscribed and sworn to before me and in my presence, this 3rd daj
of April, A. D. 19145. W. S. McNAMARA,
Judge Superior Cocrt
CANDIDATE'S SWORN STATEMENT OF ELECTION EXPENSES
State of Iowa, Lee county—ss.
I. Fred Hilpert, Jr., on oath, say that I was a candidate for councilman
at city election In the city of Keokuk, Iowa, on 27th day of March, l9Wi
and I swearly the following Is a true, correct and detailed statement,
showing each and all sums of money or other things of value, disbursed,
expended or promised, directly or Indirectly, and to whom and for what
purpose disbursed, by myself or by any other person or persons, to t"8
best of knowledge and belief, in my behalf, for the purpose of aiding
securing my election, including all assessments of any person, commutes
or organization in charge of my campaign.
To Whom Paffl.
Livery H. E. Alton
Auto Arthur Schmidt
Auto Bd. 8. Lofton, Jr.
Advertising, cards at polls (23) men
Campaign cards Lutz & Stahl
Campaign cards Lester Pr*t'g. Co.
Advertising Constitution-Dem. Co
Advertising Gate City Co.
Adv. notice paper of Nat. Advocate
Livery E. Proctor
Street car fare Keokuk Electric Ca
ED. S. LOFTON,
my presence, this 30th
WARiREN W. WARWICK,
T. J. HTCKHY,
Witness my hand this 4th day of April, 191«.
Subscribed and sworn to before me and to my presence, this 4th day
April, A. D. W. 8. McNAMAKA.
Judge Superior Court.
To Whom Pai*
Lutz & Stahj
FRED KTLFERT, J«-