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Recently Elected Officials of George
V. Jenkins Camp, U. S. W. V.,
to be I ndacted
*$£" Meeting to be Held In Room Occupied
by Torrcnce Post, G. A.
Report la
In a letter Just received from C.
Jae. Berard, assistant adjutant gen
eral, U. 8. W. V., of St. Louis, by E.
Ij. Williams, commander and pro
moter of the local camp, it is stated
that an officer •will be sent here to
install the local camp officials. The
letter also -warmly praises the report
of the first meeting that was sent in
to headquarters.
The officers to be installed are as
E. Li. Williams, commander T. H.
R. Rollins,• senior vice commander
Bmile F. Renaud, junior vice com
mander W. G. Blood, officer of day
C. W. Bradley, officer of the guard
S. V, Cox, trustee for one year J. A.
Dtmlap, trustee for two years W. G.
Blood, trustee for three years.
J. K. Foulfces, adjutant W. J.
Steele! quartermaster Oscar Hopeonj
captain 6. V. Cox, historian Wil
liam McLaughlin, sergeant-major A.
D. Dunlap, quartermaster sergeant
A. J. Hiokey, C. J. HIckey, color ser
geants W. J. Miller, musician
Dr. C. J. Ohxeetenson, surgeon.
(Continued from page 5.)
f. be acquired by it, as well as its frao
chise, corporate stock, and Individual
shares thereof, which might otherwise
be taxable by law for the term and
period of twenty years from fche first
day- of January, lfr07.
And Be It Further Resolved, tbat
the auditor toe and he is hereby or
dered to deliver a verified copy of
this resolution to the proper officer of
said Keokuk & Hamilton "Water Pow
«r company.
State of Iowa, Lee County, s»:
I, W. B. Brown, county auditor of
YjLee county, Iowa, do hereby certify
the above and foregoing is a troe
end correct copy of the resolution
passed by the board of supervisors
of Lee county, Iowa, on September £,
1906, as same appears tn the mhrafces
of said meeting.
In witness whereof, I have hereon to
set my hand and the seal of Le« coun
ty, t&is 24th day of September. A. D.,
(Signed) W. H. BROWN,
No. 22,
George V. Jenkins camp
Spanish war veterans at
department at Iowa, will install Its
newly elected officers and muster in
the company on the evening of Tues
day, May &, at 8:00 p. m. The meet
ing will be held in Cameron's hall at
Eighth and .Main streets, in the room
occupied by Torrence Post, G. A. H
All future meetings of the poet will
he 'held at "this place.
County Auditor.
Plant ts Erected.
That thereupon the said ordinance
and resolution were accepted and
acted upon, and the undersigned un
dertcok to, and did, in consideration
of said ordinance and resolution,
erect and construct the dam with a
power house thereon and lock and
dry dock, for the purpose of improv
ing the navigation of the (Mississippi
river, and the development of watrr
•power and the generation, upe and
transmission therefrom of electric
energy and power from the Des
(Moines rapids on the Mississippi
river, and hence, the said property is
exempt from taxation, and the said
assestoT. by Teason of the promises
aforesaid, Is estopped from making
the assessment herein complaned of.
10. Because the said assessor, 8. H.
Johnston did not request any officer,
a Rent or the managing officer of the
ttndersigned to assist him In Hating
its taxable property In this assess
ment district, or to furnish a list of
the property of the undersigned,
which was subject to assessment In
this assessment district, but present
ed to the manajrer of the undersigned
company the Hst and description of
property attached to the assessment
roll hereinbefore referred to, and re
quested the manager of the under
signed company to place a valuation
thereon, which request, the said as
sessor had no authority or no juris
diction to make, and upon refusal of
the manager of the undersigned com
pany to place a valuation upon the
property described in the said assess
ment roll, hereinbefore referred to,
the said assessor placed a valuation
Upon said property of el^ht million
Th* "woodirful Sll&d&J Momint
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OSAGE, la., April 29.—Curing the
.past week two churches, the Congre
gational and the Baptist, were broken
into and money stolen. About $8 was
taken from the Congregational church
and it la not known just how much
the Baptists lost.
MAR 8HALLTOWN, la., April 29.—
I. T: Kirby, deposed chief of the fire
department who resigned following
disclosures that he had padded the
department payroll, entered a plea of
guilty in the district court to a charge
of obtaining money by false pretense.
Judge Willett postponed sentence
until the October term.
KNOXVILLE, la., April 29—A sow
that has farrowed forty-two pigs in
one year is the property of Earl
Abbott, a farmer living eleven miles
southwest of Knoxville. The -sow
brought forth a litter of eleven pigs
last April. Another litter of thirteen
was brought forth in September and
early this month the sow delivered
another litter of eighteen. Mr. Ab
bott believes his sow holds a oounty,
if not a state, record.
INDIANTOLA, la., April 29.—At a
meeting of the trustees of Simpson
college, James W. Campbell, D. D.,
of Boston, was elected president of
Simpson college to succeed Dr. Ham
ilton, who has been acting in that
capacity since the resignation of Pres
ident Francis L. Strickland, of a year
ago. Dr. Campbell is at present serv
ing his eighth year as pastor of the
First Methodist church of Boston.
CHARLES CITY, la., April 29.—
The high school has organized a cadet
corps under the supervision of Capt.
T. A. Beardmore of the local militia
company. Sixty-five boys have en
OTTUMWA, la., April 29— OttumSva
will be host to three church conven-,
tions on May 5, 6 and. 7. The Ot
tumwa district convention of the
Christian Endeavor Union will bring
100 delegates from Wapello, DaviB,
Van Buren, Henry, Jefferson, Des
Moines, Lee and Louisa counties and
the Methodist Women's Foreign Mis
sionary societies from the same dis
trict will eend 150 representatives.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, la., April 29.—
Lew Younkerman, a hotel porter, was
the first man arrested here for boot
legging since the dry law went into
effect. He was arrested shortly after
he alighted from the train. Eighty
bottles of whisky were in his posses
sion at the time, and to each was at
tached a corkscrew ready for action.
Younkerman was bound over to the
grand Jury.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, la.. April 29.—
Drastic punishment is provided for
mashers in a resently adopted city
ordinance. Fines of* $100 or thirty
days in Jail await the man who ac
costs or follows a strange lady on
the streets of Council Bluffs here
after, and accruing punishment for
succeeding offenses.
OTTUMWA. la., April 29.—E.
Bucholitz, living four miles southeast
of Ottumwa, brought two cub wolves
of the gray variety to the county audi
tor's office and received a bounty^ of
$4 each for them. He caught them in
the hills near his home Sunday. The
mother made her getaway.
SIOUX CITT, la., April 29.—The
plea that the state officials are too
slow in getting out auto license tags
is of no avail in the local police court
and more than a score of auto driv
ers have been assessed fines for
using their 1915 tags.
CRESTON, la., April 29.—Nelson
V. Luce was held here Friday to
await bearing upon an indictment
charging him with the embezzlement
of government funds while postmas
ter at Hamburg, la. Luce was in
dicted by a federal grand jury March
21, 1916, but the Indictment was not
made public, as Luce had disappeared
while a postofflce inspector was going
over the books of the office. Luce
was unable to obtain bond.
OTTU1TWA. Ia„ April 29.—Harry
Horton of Glenwood. Mo„ was indict
ed here yesterday, charged with at
tacking a 4-year-old boy. Harry B.
Rosene of Princeton. 111., was charged
wltfi forging a mortgage to secure a
loan of $6,000 he negotiated from for
8tate Senator J. F. Webber in
farm land near Cantril, la., belonging
to D. F. Ossian of Woodhull, 111.
WATERLOO, la., April 29.—Indict
ments setting forth a variety of
charges were returned yesterday
against former city officials here by
the Black Hawk county grand jury.
J. H. Meyers, former police judge, is
charged with embezzlement on six
counts O. C. McClinton, former park
commissioner, was indicted for al
leged interest in a municipal con
tract: F. J. Hacker, park commis
sioner, charged with accepting al
leged gratuities while holding public
office H. G. Wagner, captain of po
lice, for alleged gambling, and Loren
Risk, an attorney, indicted for alleged
subornation of perjury.
I llinois—I owa—M issouiTj
DECATUR, 111., April 29—George
Zeller is in the hospital here as a re
sult of a bullet wound iniflcted by a
hold-up man who held_ up Zeller and
a'companion in the north part of the
city at 12:30 yesterday morning. The
hold-up man made his getaway only
to attack another victim, Maurice
Powers, a few minutes later on a
street near the first attack. For sev
eral nights the hold-up man has been
busy on Decatur streets, in each in
stance escaping.
SPRINGFIELD, I1L, April 29.—
Judge Norman L. Jones In the Sanga
mon county circuit court here has af
firmed a decision of the Illinois state
public utilities commission refusing
the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe rail
road company and other railroads in
the state an increase of one cent on
each one hundred bushels of intra
state grain shipments. The railroads
will, it was said, appeal tbe case to
the supreme court.
ROCKFORD, IIL, April 2fl.—Offi
cers of the Illinois grand council
Royal Arcanum, elected at the meet
ing here are: Vice-regent, Fred C.
Loomis secretary, John Kiley treas
urer, Fred L. Wilk auditor, Christian
Link guide. E. P. Keigher. All are
from Chicago.
MOUMOUTH, 111., April 29
Cashier E. D. Brady of the Peoples
National Bank of Monmouth yester
day received a forged voucher on {he
Illinois Bankers Life insurance asso
ciation which is no doubt part of a
gigantic swindle being worked at this
time on bankers and merchants in the
small towns in Iowa. The forged
voucher gained 986.94 for the forger
and was cashed at Logan, Iowa.
Bankers in- Monmouth believe they
will see many of the vouchers within
the next few weeks.
tice of a motion for a rehearing has
been filed with the clerk of the su
preme court by attorneys represent
ing Miss Josie Westfall, whose elec
tion as judge of the city court of
Macomb, 111., was annulled by a de
cision of the court. A reconsidera
tion of the decision is demanded be
cause "its reasoning endangers the
whole fabric of the Illinois suffrage
laws." Three of the seven Justices
filed a dissenting opinion. ,.
DECATUR, 111., April 29.—In a de
cision handed down in the Logan
county court yesterday. Mount Pulaski
was declared "wet." There are twelve
saloons and brewery agencies here
wbich were ready to go out of busi
ness May 4. The court held that the
petition signed by the "drys" was not
STERLING, 111., April 29.—Joseph
Walton, 6 years old, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Walton, Rock Falls, wps
killed yesterday -when thrown from a
wagon durifig a runaway. Walter De
poister and Francis Allen were in
BEARDSTOWN, 111., April 29.—Roy
Glaze of Versailles, 111., was so badly
injured in an automobile accident
near here, that he died within a few
minutes. Mr. Glaze and four com
panions bad been in Beardstown and
were on their way home. They had
crossed the river bridge asd had gone
but a short distance, when the car
turned over. Tne other occupants of
the car were thrown clear of the
machine, but Glaze was caught under
it. His neck was broken and death
ensued within a short time.
GRAYVILLE, 111., April 29.—Work
has begun on two test wells with a
view to ascertaining whether shale
can be found in paying quantities to
warrant the establishment of a large
paving block plant.
PALMYRA, Mo.. April 29.—T. C.
Lasley, who was sheriff of Marion
county for one term, has announced
himself a candidate to succeed WH
liam Johnson, present sheriff.
DEXTER, Mo., April 29.—School
children from all parts of Stoddard
county yesterday held competitive
athjetic contests and in the afternoon
paraded 2,000 strong.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., April 29.—
Da-vis Biggs of St. Louis has filed with
Secretary of State poach his decla
ration of candidacy for the demo
cratic nomination for judge of the St
Louis court of appeals.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., April 29.—
The committee appointed by the
State Bar association to consider the
presentation of code revision to the
next session of the Missouri general
assembly met yesterday. Judge I). H.
Harris of Fulton was elected chair
man and Manly O. Hudson of Colum
bia was elected secretary of the com
mittee. The general committee dis
cussed tentatively the question of
what character of cases written opin
ions should be delivered by the
courts, but there was no definite
agreement reached on this point.
dollars and erroneously and without and the gross overvaluation of the
anthorttv added one hundred per cent! taxarble property of the undersigned
to s£id assessment as a penalty for in this assessmentj district, which said
the refusal of the manager of the assessor demanded the undersigned,
UndeSS company to place a value! through Its manager to sign and veri-
BiUiscribe Tnd^wlar^to^e a^ei°j RespectfnHy submitted,
menTJSl so valu^g the property so MTSSLSSIPPI mV^OWTB^CO.,
listed at eight million dollars.
11. Because the undersigned did
not refuse to assist the said assessor
In making out a list of the taxable
in this assessment district,
Its iMbnager.
The Davenport Way.
Burlington Hawk-Eye: Some people
-will claim that Davenport is lucky,
as the railroads announce that with
in the next few years they will ex
owned toy the undersigned company,
and subject to taxation therein, nor
did it tn furnish & verified
statement of such op«rty. but only peftd $500,000 on the city's water
refused to sign andverify the state-1 front. The improvements will include
ment prepared by said assessor and a new freight depot costing *150,000
,the vaKon p£ed by "id assessor and a subway that will cost $300,000
upon the property therein listed, and etc. But it is not luck on the part
submitted to it with the request to of Davenport. It is the result of
sign and verify same which refusal looking ahead and planning ahead and
Ua# because of the incorrect listing -working ahead The river improve-
of the property of the undersigned, ment commission and other influen-
V* ^i,v,
tial citizens have been working at
this project for five years. It is keep
ing everlastingly at it, and knowing
what you want—those are the things
that count. Perhaps there is such
an element as luck. But in most
cases, what is called luck is simply
foresight and perseverance. Daven
port did not discuss this plan awhile
and then drop Jt to take up some
other project. But, having once taken
up the plan, she never lost sight of it,
and she never neglected the oppor
tunity to further the project, when
such opportunity presented Itself.
And where the opportunity failed to
present itself,, Davenport got doubly
busy and made an opportunity.
Here's Hoping It's
Waterloo Times-Tribune: Harry K.
Thaw has been granted a divorce from
Evelyn. Would this might be labeled
the last chapter.
A Notre Dame I«ady's Appeal.
To all knowing sufferers of rheuma
tism, whether muscular or of the
joints, sciatic, lumbagos, backache
pains In the kidneys or neuralgia
pains, to write to her for a home
treatment which has repeatedly cured
all of these tortures. She feels it her
duty to send it to all sufferers FREE
You cure yourself at home as thous
ands will testify—to change of cli
mate being necessary. This simple
discovery banishes uric acid from.the
blood, loosens the stiffened joints, pur
ifies the blood, and brightens tbe eyes
giving elasticity and tone to tbe
whole system. If the above interests
you for proof address Mrs. M. Sum
mers, Box R, Notre Dame, Ind.—Ad
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Roadster $595
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General Haiaiixig
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inton'f Storage
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—Subscribe for The Gate City.
Where are thd proud ones who wouldn't get an
automobile until they could get a real one?
S fi
yean knowftuBeit,8«fii(,Alutyi RelMilt
Where are the brave ones who sacrificed pride
^thc experienced ones who. (drove big
a a a small, in-
expensive one which could give them the accustomed
Where are the comfort lovers who couldn't stand
'v WJiere are the fastidious ones who had to have
every convenience which an up-to-date automobile
They're all driving the smau, light, economical
Overland. f*
jv vk People who never owned a car—.
People who owned lesser cars with "apology and,
tgV* irZ.
People who owned larger, heavier cars and
All have found their ideal In the small, light,
inexpensive, roomy, comfortable, easy riding,
powerful, completely equipped, $615 Overland.
You, too, will find in this car all that you have
«»j been wishing and waiting for.r ,,
Jj- And you can have your wish, but the rush is
fe on, so don't wait longer.
Come in and get your car."
—or tell us now when you will want it.
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1 Overland Garage, G. A. McLoney, Manager
1019-1021 Main St., Phone 882
w' The Willys-Overland Company,' Toledo, Ohio
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Carthage, HI.
First Mortgages and Deeds of Traat on Utinnfa, lows
i' and Missouri farm land netting the imrastor tofi p*
I' interest
We oolta the intawflt when due -without coal to
the investor.
O'Harra Farm Mortgage Co.
428 Mam St, Keokuk, Iowa
Boy c.
Burner, Mgr. Keokuk office.
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Hamilton, Si*
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