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PAttifi SIX
BWSLET
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S
One Has Been Placed on -the South
Wall Near Observation Platform
IF
A3"
Commemorate Completion
of Power Project.
to
HISTORY. OF GREAT DAM
«Names of Hugh L. Cooper and Govern
ment Engineers Who Planned
Their Part of the Work,
Are Given.
A bronze tablet to commemorate
the completion of the Keokuk dam
and the power project has been
placed on the south wall of the power
.:house of the Mississippi River Power
•^company, near the visitor's platform
dn the generator room. The tablet
Was installed by the power company.
Mdeas for the wording of the tablet
Were furnished by Engineer Hugh L.
^Cooper and the Stone and Webster
^management.
The tablet is a handsome square of
$ ibronz®
aTlrf
&
very simply engraved. It
Btands as a permanent record of the
completion of the project which had
long been a dream of Keokuk—a
dream of generations. The tablet
gives, also, in concise phrasing the
Important data of this very lmpor
itant undertaking.
The tablet is engraved with the
following:
MISSISSIPPI BITER POWER
il COMPANY.
Construction started 1910, com
pleted 1913.
1
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Hydraulic work Including dam.
power house substructure, hy
draulic apparatus, lock and dry
dock designed and constructed by
and under the supervision of
HUGH L. COPPER.
Power house substructure eleo
tricaJ apparatus designed and
constructed by and under the
supervision of
STONE AND WEBSTER. ENGI­
NEERING CORPORATION.
For the United States Govern
ment Work:
Brig. Gen. Alex McKemde,
1
Chief of Engineers U. S. A.
Brig. Gen. William H. Btxby,
Chief of Engineers U. 8. A.
Colonel S. S. Leach, Corp* of
Engineers.
Colonel H. Taylor, Corps of
Engineers.
Major Chaxles Keller, Corps of
Engineers.
Montgomery Meigs. U. S. Ctril
Engineer.
Tablet EasHy Read.
An interesting fact in connection
with the names of the army engi
neers is that all of the engineers are
living with the exception of Colonel
Leach who died before the work was
completed.
The tablet is visible from all parts
of the power house and especially
from the observation platform at the
south end of the generator room,
where visitors are always taVen.
RURAL MAIL BOXES
OF NEW DESIGNS
Department at Washington Make* Up
Two Different Kinds to b«
Used on Routes.
Two sises of mail boxes for use on
rural routes have been made by the
postal department in Washington, and
after July 1 they will be put on the
market. While it is not necessary for
rural residents to discard the boxes
they are using at the present time, if
these boxes are in good condition, all
new ones put on after July 1 must bo
one of the two new designs.
One of the new boxes is a small
size, and is for letters and ordinary
mail. The other is larger, and is for
1
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•iTW4'
The girl with a
clear skin wins
If you, too, are embarrassed by
a pimply, blotchy, unsightly com
plexion, just try
R^sinolSoap
regularly
for a week and see if it
docs not make a blessed difference
in your skin.. In severe cases a
little Rcsinol Ointment should also
be used. Resinol Soap helps to
make red, rough hands and arms
soft and white, and to keep the
hair healthy and free from dan
druff. Contains no free alkali.
Resinol So«p and Ointment heal ectema mod stnil
l*r «kiD-eruptions «wl usually »«op itching instantly.
UNCLE PETE LEFT
$225,000 ESTATE
Eighth District Congressman
More Than Six Thousand
Acres of Iowa Land.
ard of New Boston
town Wednesday.
Morgan Barnes was
caller Wednesday.
STANDING GUARD
OVER THE
WHOLE EAMIiy
8
BUSINESS GIRLS
MEET.
post
and
best,
mail
regular mail. Including parcel
matter. Both are of handsome
serviceable design, and are the
it is said, of any of the rural
boxes ever put in use.
Manufacturers, according to infor
mation contained in the postal bulle
tin of today, may obtain the new de
signs from the fourth assistant post
master general, division of equipment
and strpplfes, in Washington. It is ex- u^atil noon
pected that in a short time they will
be on the market.
Left
CLARINDA. Ia., April 19.—Accord
ing to the will of the late Congress
man William P. Hepburn, filed here
for probate, the Hepburn estate is
valued at approximately $225,000.
More than 6,000 acres of Iowa farm
land were listed as part of the estate.
Mrs. Hepburn under the terms of
the will has the income from the es
tate, which is to be divided equally
between her son and daughter at her
death.
CHARLESTON.
Arlle Barnes and sister Emma were
Keokuk callers Tuesday.
Rufns Junkins was a Donnellson
caller Wednesday.
Casper Swlnderman has purchased
a new Buick auto.
Mrs. Mary Trump and daughter
Katie are visiting in Kahoka, Mo.
Maurice Wahrer was a Donnellson
caller Wednesday.
Rev. Herbert Shaw closed his
meeting at the M. E. church Monday
evening on account of illness.
League" Formed During Scoville
vival to Keep on With Its
Work at the Y. W. C.
Several from here attended the A.
H. T. A. meeting at Suuimltville Iowa Delegation and Pork.
Tuesday. Council Bluffs Nonpariel: The pub
Allen Bassett was a Keokuk caller jjc tynuding policy of the government
Wednesday. should be changed. It should be plae
Arlie Barnes and sister Emma were
spent Sunday with relatives here.
Hugh Duminel and wife of Keokuk
passed through town Saturday.
Thomas Dresser of Montrose pass
ed through town Saturday.
Albert Pezley of Ft Madison spent
Sunday at home.
Relieving the Tension.
The laxative tablet
with the pleasant taste
Protects eray member of the
God
family from
of
goo
enemy
M'GRATE BROS. DRUG CO.
Re-
A. Building.
EXPECT LARGE CROWD
Book of Mark to be Taken up at the
Thursday Meeting—Mrs. Henry.
Schouten to Have Charge
of Singing.
The business girls' league meet
ings, started here by Mrs. Scoville
during the revival, will be held from
now on at the Y. W. C. A. every
Thursday noon and they promise to
be as successful in the future as
they were In the past. There were
eighty-nine girls at the meeting last
Thursday and a larger number is ex
pected to turn out tomorrow.
The league has been divided Into
two groups and the meetings will ex
tend from 11 a. m. until 1:00 t. m.
One group will meet from 11 o'clock
and the other from the
noon hour until 1:00 o'clock.
Following the business luncheon,
the business girls will take up the
study of the book of Mark. While!
Mrs. Scoville was here the book of I
Matthew was studied. Mrs. Henryi
Schouten will have charge of the|
singing at the meetings.
All business girls of the oity have gjjjj
been invited to attend tomorrow. An
executive committee of twelve has'
been appointed, including one fromj
each church in the revival, to p!«i
for details of the noon meetings.
AMUSEMENTS.
Vaudeville at Orpheum.
•They are great, the best we ever
saw." This is the way the large and
enthusiastic audience commented on
the comedy acrobats Harris & Har
ris. at the Orpheum last night. To
day will be the last time that you
will be able to see them and they
will appear today in addition to the
regular picture program of five reels
which include a stirring detective
drama, "The Mystery of the Empty
Room," and a 2-act comedy entitled,
"Perkins Pep Producer." Tomorrow
we will show in addition to the regu
lar five reel picture program, "Tom
Draper, tjhe Tramp Cartoonist." His
work is marvelous and when you see
him you will wonder how it Is done
so fast. Let Tom draw your picture
in less time than It takes to tell about
it He will be at the Orpheum Thurs
day and Friday in addition to the
regular picture program.—Advertise
ment.
ed on a deflnlte basls ta wJllch
Donnellson callers Wednesday. governing principle is need and cost.
If the government can build and main
tain a postofflce building for less out
lay than it would cost to rent then
the structure should be ordered. If
and Maurice 11*1© rental plan is cheaper than no gov.
Wahrer autoed to Keokuk Saturday. i£™fen.t £n"^h^^nlbde
passed through
Donnellson
Frank Swlnderman
Hubert Hop, „d of Keokuk X£
and harbors.
The pertinent point in this case.
the
bfde^s
however. Is tfiat Iowa is doing her
duty. She has a de'egation which op
poses grafting of this sort.
Such Presumption I
as
tana Times: Now women want
the ballot and the next thing they
will probably be claiming they are
human beings and deserve as much
Lincoln Journal: The opening of
the baseball season puts one of our
best national safety valves in com-,
mission. The umpire will now divert recognition as the biped who demon
to himself some of the tension cen-1 strates that he is the head of the
tering on Villa, Von Jagow and the house by chewing tobacco and cuss
voting contests.
1
ing the opposition party.
lidui iJA^JLi (*XTU: url if
Are You Ready
for Mr. Germ?
"Some little bug is sure to
get you" if you do not keep
up your powers of resist
ance by eating nourishing,
wholesome, easily digested
foods. Keep your body in
top-notch condition by eat
ing Shredded Wheat Bis
cuit, a simple, natural food,
which makes healthy tissue
and keeps the stomach and
bowels healthy and active.
Serve with hot or cold milk,
cream or fruits.
Made'at Niagara Falls, N. 7.
PLANNING FOR
MAY FESTIVAL
Girls Work
Woman's
to
Department of Young
Christian Aaaoolation
End Year In a
Unique Way.
IN RAND PARK
Date of Event la May
Service to be Held at the
Association Sunday
13.—Easter
Morning.
The girls' work department of the
Toung Women's Christian association
is planning for a May festival to
mark the end of the year's work.
The festival will be staged In Rand
park on May 13 and promises to be a
unique and interesting event A May
Queen will be chosen and there will
be dancing around the May pole, a
big procession and special dances by
the individual classes. The event will
be under the direction of Miss Efiis®
beth Nutting, girls' work secretary,
and a committee from the girls' work
classes.
The evening Y. W. C. A. gym
nasium classes will end their year's
gym work with an open night enter
tainment at the association building
on May 12. At this time, the work
that the class has done during the
past season, will be shown. Miss
Amanda Clemant will have charge.
There will be an Easter service at
the Y. W. C. A. on Sunday morning
at 7:00 o'clock. Miss Harriet Solo
mon will have charge of the meeting
and special Easter music will be ren
dered.
On next Tuesday night the annual
banquet of the girl membership of
the Y. W. C. A. under the auspices of
the girls' council will be held In the
cafe. A splendid menu has been pre
pared for the occasion and the pro
gram will be an Interesting one. The
board of directors will be present.
The basketball tournament of the
gym department of the Y. W. C. A.
has come to a close with team num
ber three in the lead. In the last
contest of the season this team de
feated team one by the score of eight
to six.
The winning team is composed of
Alma Bank, captain Mrs. Fred
Buchda, Miss Nelson, centers Cor
nelia Nickelson, Carma Jackson, for
wards Hazel Morgan, Robena Nell,
guards.
A Culpable Government.
Leslie M. Shaw: I have a son as
dear to me as any son is to any fath
er. If this country gets into war, and
it will -unless it prepares itself to en
force peace, that son should offer hta
services. He is of the kind and type
that will be required. If he should fall
to
enlist, the government will have the
right to conscript him but the curse
of God will and should rest upon that
nation and that people that will call
its best blood to the colors without
having first taught them to take care
of themselves, and that will not furn
ish them as good arms as they are
forced to face that will not give them
ammunition to last till the light Is
1
'Ls 5r -r.
over that will not cover their posi
tions and movements by field artillery
I equal in quantity and of as long range
las that of the adversary that will not
provide aircraft and submarine craft—
in short that will not do all that hu
man resource and human skill can do
|to make their defensive position ten
jable and their offensive movements
successful. Anything less than the
best is absolutely worthless. Any pre
paredness lees than adequate prepared
ness is useless, and war waged with
antiquated or insufficient equipment is
worse than murder, for it subjects
those who heed the call of duty and
who obey the command of the country
to ignominious defeat and shameful
slaughter.
Chassell to Canada.
Carroll Herald: Hon. E. D. Chassell,
well known among public men in
1
Iowa, has gone to Canada to take
charge of large property Interests in
which he Invested extensively some
years ago. He leaves Iowa for an
indefinite period, hla return depend
ing no doubt upon the turn of busi
ness affairs in the future. Mr. Chaa
I sell Is one of the most highly re
spected men in Iowa, and the fact
that he never held any of the higher
offices does not detract a particle
{from the esteem In which he is held.
DIES III HOSPITAL
Well Known Bonaparte Woman Died
at Local Institution
Early Tuesday
MIbs
si
.'S *~v,
Evening.
WAS HERE FOR WEEK
eody to be Taken Home Thla Even
ing—Survivor* Are
Bona and One
The body Is to be taken home to
night A son and daughter ot the de
cedent were la Keokuk today making
arrangements for the removal of the
remains. The survivors are three
children, all of whom reside at home,
Frederick Fritalnger, Mary Fritsinger
and Craig Fritsinger.
The decedent was a member oC the
Baptist church of Bonaparte and was
active in social and church circles
in that city. Stoe was widely known
in th'e community and her death will
be deeply regretted.
OAKLAND.
Miss Martha Phllp is home from
Ames, having been called here on
account of the illness of her sister.
Miss Ruth Crane visited In Keokuk
last week.
'Mr. and Mrs. TJrsel VanAusdol
spent Tuesday evening at the Andrew
Phllp home.
Rev. Beaner held services here
Sunday afternoon. A large crowd
was present
iMiss Jennie Johnson of Keokuk
spent Sunday at home.
F. M. VanAusdol and son, Marlon,
were in Keokuk Sunday.
T. Harrington and L. Hemmlngway
of Keokuk drove to this place Mon
day.
Marie Johnson visited in
Keokuk last week.
Edw. Hemingway was a Keokuk
caller Sunday.
Miss Edith Taber of Donnellson Is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Orville
Kleger.
Miss Ruth Phllp who underwent a
surgical operation at St. Joseph's
hospital, is improving slowly.
DENMARK.
The schools opened again this
morning and the youngsters are glad
to get back to their studies after a
week's vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Benbow were
shopping and calling on friends in
Ft Madison Saturday.
Messrs. Burton and Saner who
have been spending their vacation in
Bloomfleld, Iowa, have returned to
their school work here.
The Misses Merle and Freda Fis
cher took Mrs. Henn and daughter
Ruth, and Miss Gertrude Judy to Ft
Madison in their car Saturday after
noon.
Messrs. S. and H. E. Hazen shipped
ten bead of short horns to Topeka,
Kansas, last Tuesday. Mr. S. Hazen
recently attended a sale of forty short
horns at Waterloo, la., where the
average price paid was $682, and one
animal brought $3,325.
Olive Henn who has been so seri
ously sick, as the result of a blood
clot which formed in her left side,
B^emingly in the pleura of the left
lung, when she fell in the barn some
eight weeks ago, is now able to be
up and around the house. She was
taken so seriously sick on Saturday,
April 8. She thanks her many friends
who so kindly remembered her birth
day yesterday with flowers and other
dainties.
Messrs. Fred and Henry Henn re
ceived word this morning of the
death of their brother-in-law Ck Fred
Smith, at Wellman, Iowa, and will
likely attend the funeral services
which will be held at Wellman, Ia.
Mr. Gaylord who has been having
the measles, is able to be out
Mr. Chas. Brockway Is suffering
with the measles.
Lots of measles around, but no seri
ous cases.
The farmers are busy either plow-
V*
V*
TW
it-
i-n
Two
Daughter.
Mi*. Flora Frltalnger, a well known
resident of Bonaparte, Iowa, passed
away at St. Joseph's hospital here, at
7:00 o'cloat last night Death was
caused by cancer of the liver wit'h
which the decedent had been suffer
ing for some time. She was brought
to the hospital here from her home
in Bonaparte a week ago.
airs. Fritsinger was fifty-nine years
of age and was born at Keosauqua,
Iowa, on May 18, 1856. All of her
life was spent In this section of the
state. 'Her maiden name was Flora
Pender and she was wedded to Ja
cob PYitsipger on August 30. 18S5.
HEADWEAR
FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Just received a new lot of hats
for boys and girts. The styles
are pleasing and the price Is
50c and up to $3.50
EASTER FOOTWEAR
See the new Easter footwear for
women and children.
ISXLK HOSIERY 4
Kayser, Holeproof and Phoenix
silk hose, among them you will
find black, white, sky blue, flesh
gray and bronze
75c, $1.00, $1.25 and $1.50
Silk boot bose 50c a*td 25o
NECKWEAR
Nerw Caster neckwear for wo
men. All new designs of all
white and white with delicate
color comblntions, including col
lar and cuff sets .25c and 60o
Dandruff causes a feverish irrita
tion of the scalp, the hair roots
shrink, loosen and then the hair
comes out fast To atop falling hair
at once and rid the scalp of every
particle of dandruff, get a 25-cent
bottle of Danderine at any drug
store, pour a little in your hand and
rub it Into the scalp. After a few
applications the hair stops coming
out and you can't find any dandruff.
LOOK AT CHILD'S
TONGUE IF SICK
GROSS, FEVERISH
WHEN CONSTIPATED OR BILIOUS
GIVE "CALIFORNIA SYRUP
OF FIGS."
Look at the tongue, mother! It
coated, it is a sure sign'that your
little one's stomach, liver and bowels
need a gentle, thorough cleansing at
once.
When peevish, cross, listless, pale,
doesn't sleep, doesn't eat or act natu
rally, or is feverish, stomach sour,
breath bad has stomach-ache, sore
throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give a
teaapoonful of "California Syrup of
Figs," and in a few hours all the foul,
constipated waste, undigested food
and sour bile gently moves out of Its
little bowels without griping, and you
have a well, jplayful child again.
Tou needn't coax sick children to
take this harmless "fruit laxative
they love its delicious taste, and It al
ways makes them feel splendid.
Ask your druggist for a 50-cent
bottle of "California Syrvp of Figs,"
which has directions for babies, chil
dren of all age# and for grown-ups
plainly on the bottle. Beware of coun
terfeits sold here. To be sure you get
the genuine, ask to see that it is made
by "California Fig Syrup Company.'
Refuse any other kind with contempt
lng or seeding oats. Also getting
their potatoes into the ground.
The Holstein family have some
measles patients.
Mr. Fischer has asparagus up.
Mr. and Mrs. Christenson have an
Incubator of Indian Runner ducks.
Mr. Beebe of Wever, Iowa, is heTe
delivering plants and visiting his
daughter Mrs. H. E. Hazen.
Mrs. Dobson and son Joe, Jr., left
fof their home In Keokuk, Iowa, last
week after a pleasant visit at the
parental Van Tuyle home.
Mrs. Dobson of Keokuk and Miss
Marie Van Tuyle visited friends in
West Point, Iowa, last week.
Miss Kittle Ghala of Ft. Madison
has returned to her school work here
after spending her vacation at home.
Miss Talbott of Keokuk also returned
to the school work here this morning.
The children are finding many vio
lets these warm days, also Dutch
man's breeches..
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WJliliiNJliCliiAi,.^^
WEEK-
'»it)
The Week Before Easter
"Wans may come and wars n»y
go but the interest of a woman
In Easter millinery, goes on for
ever."
This is only preliminary to say
ing that all of this week mil
be devoted to the display of
Gage and other well known
malices of fine millinery, in
cluding exclusive models from
our own work rooms. A design
and a price for everyone.
SUITS AND COATS
Some new shipments Monday
dded to our already splendid
showing of Suits, Cloaks, Dreg*,
es and WalBts makes selections
easy.
Such gains a» we are having in
our ready-to-wear department
this season does not come by
chance. Exceptional styles and
reasonable prices alone are re
sponsible.
CORSETS
The largest assortment of "War.
ner" corsets It has ever been onr
pleasure to show both in front
and back lace now awaits you.
The fit of your gown depends
on the foundation—the corsot
you wear.
"Warners" are guaranteed not
to rust or tear.
$1.00 and up to $3X0
Misses corset waists only .. 50c
The present mode of hair dressing requires an abund
ance of hair. If yon are not so blessed, look to us for
hair switches as we show only human hair in all tho
leading shades including grey.
The Golden Rule
516 Main Street Keokuk, Iowa
HAIR COMING OUT?
Transfer
BeMLHraiqf
intaft Storage
niton's Transfer
Hiiinai»fr88MlopihM
PROFESSIONAL CARDS
PHYSICIAN.
DR. W. P. SHERLOCK,
Physician and Surgeon.
Offlce, Mascnic Temple.
Alpha apartments.
Offlce Hours—10 to 12 a. m-.
8 p. m. evenings, 7 to 8
11 to 1 p. m. United States civil
vice examiner.
DR. BRUCE L. GfLFILLAN,
Physician and Surgeon.
Offlce, 612% Jtata ft™* 7,"
Winger Bros, store. Bell phone
^Residence, 817 North Fourth itrt*
Bell phone 1280-Iied. ..
Hours—10-18 a. m. 2-4 P
p. m. Sunday by appointment.
8. H. AYRE8,
Chiropractor.
No Drugs-No Knife-No OsteoT*^.
823 Blondeau.
1,1,0116 14i
A. HoMngsworth.
HOLLINGSWORTH AND BL00
Attorneys.
Practice in State and Federal Cmr»
prompt attention given
t0
General Litigation.
Rooms 6, 7 and 8, Y. M. C. A. Bite
4 IfllK
i. a. ACKLEY
UNDERTAKING
and EMBALMING
1007 Blondeau
Iowa Phone 219-
A Suspicious Clrcum«^
Washington
Post:
5 hetray»l
something in the
tl uoHj101
1
naval secrets, as i• our
around that at least two
marines will float

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