If Too Fat Get
More Fresh Air
Be Moderate In Your Diet and Reduce
Your Weight. Taktf Oil of
Lack of fresb air it is said weakens
the oxygen carrying power of the
blood, the liver becomes sluggish, fat
accumulates and the action of many
of the vital organs are hindered there
by. The heart action becomes weak,
work is an effort and the beauty of the
[figure 1b destroyed.
Fat put on by Indoor life is un
healthy and if nature is not assisted
in throwing it oil a serious case of
mlj obesity may result.
"•f When you feel that you are getting
too 8tout, take the matter in hand at
once. Don't wait until your figure
has become a joke and your health
ruined through carrying around a bur
den of unsightly and unhealthy fat.
Spend as much time as you pos
slbly can in the open air breathe
deeply, and get from Wilkinson & Co.,
or any druggist a box of oil of koreln
capsules take one after each meal
and one before retiring at night.
Weigh yourself every few days and
keep up the treatment until you are
down to normal. Oil of korein is ab
solutely harmless. Is pleasant to take,
helps the digestion and even a few
days treatment has been reported to
show a noticeable reduction in weight.
Report of the Condition of the
Keokuk National Bank
At Keokuk, In the state of Iowa, at
the close of business on June 30,1916:
Loans and discounts
U. S. Bonds deposited to se
cure circulation (par val
Securities other than TJ. S.
bonds (not including
stocks) owned unpledged
stock of federal
reserve bank .. $ 7,200.00
Less amount un
Furniture and fixtures ....
Net amount due from fed
eral reserve bank
Net amount due from ap
proved reserve agents
New York, Chicago and
St. Louis 117,376.15
Net amount due from banks
Other checks on banks in
the same city or town as
Fractional currency, nickels
Notes oif other national
Coin and certificates 83,730.45
Legal tender notes
Redemption fund with TJ. S.
f»* Treasurer and due from
\r t- TJ. 8. Treasurer
Capital stock paid in $100,000.00
Surplus fund 20,000.00
Less current ex
est, and taxes
Circulating notes outstand
Due to banks and bankers.
Individual deposits subject
to check 368,176.70
Certillcates of deposit due
in lese than 30 days
Cashier's checks outstand
Total demand de
Certificates of -deposit ....
Other time deposits 234,273.23
Total of time de
State of Iowa, County of Lee, ss:
1, E. R. Cochrane, cashier of the
above named bank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement Is true to
the best of my knowledge and belief.
E. R. COCHRANE,
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 7th day of July, 1916.
C. A. VOLLBRS,
J. A. DUNLAP,
L. A. HAMILL,
E. ROSS BAKER,
Death was Sudden.
EAST ORANGE, N. J., July 7.—
Joseph Ramsey, president of tbo
Lorain, Ashland and Southern 'nil
way and former president of the
Wabash, died at his home here early
this morning following a stroke of
Ramsey retired at eleven o'clocn
last night apparently in the best of
health. About an hour later he wai
stricken and died at 12:30.
Movies of the War.
WASHINGTON, July 7.—America
will soon be seeing the big drive in
the movies, according to a private
London cablegram received today by
one of the embassies here.
"Probably no such battle has ever
before been recorded." the message
says. "The cinemateograph opera
tors are everywhere and exposing
themselves with great heroism, secur
ing pictures of troops actually leaving
the trenches under a galling fire."
When the Colonel Dines.
Mitchell Republican: Colonel Roose
velt has dined with Mr. Hughes. That
ought to settle their relations. When
the colonel wants to do something in
a definite and irrevocable vay, he eats
a dinner with somebody, as witness
ibis dinner with kings of the steel ln
Irfustry earl? this year.
DRAWS BI6 FINE
Roy Rein Pays Thirty-Five Dollars
and Seventy Cents in Su
perior Court on Two
IS FIFTH CONVICTION"
According to Authorities Keokuk
Autolsts Are Obeying the
Rules and Ordi
The largest fine that has ever been
meted out in the superior court to a
violator of the automobile laws was
assessed against Roy Rein, dairvman,
who lives in the near vicinit of Keo
kuk, this morning, by Judge Mc
Thirty-five dollars and stventy
cents was the amount
Rein was charged with both reck
less driving and having his muffler
open on Saturday night. For the
former he was fined $25 and costs and
for the latter, $5 and costs. The
reckless driving, the authorities
claimed, was at Sixth and Main
street and the open muffler on North
Young Rein not oniy got the heavi
est fine that has been drawn so far,
but also a good lecture in court The
authorities say that this is his fifth
conviction. At each new conviction
the amount of the fine is increased.
The last time Rein was held his fine
went a little over $27. He was warn
ed that there had been many com
plaints against him and that the next
time it would be $100.
The law of Iowa gives the secre
tary of state the power to revoke any
auto license in Iowa after four con
victions, upon recommendation of the
presiding Judge. After this a new
license cannot be secured for a period
of six months and only then at the
discretion of the secretary of state.
The recent crusade by the police
is apparently bearing fruit No one
was arrested last night for not hav
ing lamps lighted or for any other
cause. Local autoists are also seeing
to it that their cars are supplied with
two numbers. Fast drimg has al
most disappeared and drivers are
giving evidence of wanting to com
ply with the laws and ordinances.
The authorities have not given up
the vigil, however, and will keep just
as close a look out in the future as
in the past. There may be some
that are disobeying some of the laws
who are escaping while others are
suffering, but the authorities say that
they will all be rounded up some
time when they are least expecting it
(Continued from peee 1)
having been hit hardest in each of
the two cities. Mobile, alone, it is
said, has suffered $1,000,000 damage.
An unverified report from Beloit,
Alabama, told that seventeen negroes
had been killed and othws injured.
For a time it was evident that Mo
bile and Pensacola were In the very
vortex of the hurricane. The wire
less station at Mobile was put out of
commission by the wind at the same
time telegraphic communication with
the rest of the state was cut off.
Wind 104 Miles an Hour.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 7.—
'Four prominent residents of St. Aug
ustine are dead today as the result
of the torrential rains and heavy
wind of yesterday. Whipped by the
tall of the tornado that struck Mobile
and Pensacola, the rain blinded E. P.
Ooe, wealthy turpentine manufacturer
who was driving an automobile in
which H. B. Parris, John Newcup and
John El Qulgley were riding. All were
killed when the car skidded into a
freight train near Eflktan.
Reports so far received have filter
ed in over shaky wires. So far as
could be learned today, no lives have
been lost in Pensacola, although It
was there that the full brunt of the
It is feared property damage at
Pensacola will greatly exceed that of
Some reports still unconfirmed said
government property at Pensacola.
including flying apparatus and build
ings, suffered heavy damage. Nearly
all the government buildings are lo
cated on the water front, which the
last communication from Pensacola
over forty-eight hours ago, said was
being furiously lashed by giant seas
Wind velocity at some points along
the coast was said to have reached
104 miles an hour Wednesday after
noon. Crop damage about Tallahasee
and on the southern Alabama will be
heavy. Some crops were totally de
stroyed. Railways in the same sec
tion also were hard hit In many
places it will require some time to re
pair damage before even temporary
service can be resumed.
NEW OIRiLEANS, July 1.—A report
from Hillesburg, Mies., said two Per
sons were killed and thirty injured
when a passenger train on the Gulf
and (Ship Island railroad ran into a
washout, caused by the heavy Tains
and wind. The entire train of six
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 7^—
Twenty dead and several millions of
dollars property damage was today's
estimate here of the toll taken by the
storm which ravaged the coasts
Alabama, Louisiana and Florida for
two days. Most of the dead are
HOW TO BRING
PEACE AND PLENTY
(Continued frpm pes® 1)
forwarded to Mexico City by Ambas
sador Arredondo before night.
Will Exchange Views.
WASHINGTON, July 7.—Declaring
the government of the United States
is prepared immediately to exchange
views as to a practical plan to remove
finally and prevent a recurrence of
the difficulties which have been the
cause of controversy, Secretary of
State Tanning dispatched to Mexican
Ambassador Arredondo today a reply
to General Carranza's note of July 4.
The American government com
ments favorably in the note on the
"frank statement of the difficulties
which have unfortunately arisen" and
expresses gratification over the "unre
served expression of the desire of
your government to reacn an adjust
Arredondo will immediately tele
graph the note to the Mexican foreign
office and it is expected that he will
at once be instructed to begin the
desired negotiations with the state
Acting Secretary of State Polk will
conduct negotiations in the absence
of Secretary Lansing who leaves for
his vacation this afternoon. It is un
derstood a practical plan already con
sidered favorably by representatives
of the two governments in advance of
drafting of today'B note, is for a com
mission to study the whole problem
and make recommendations to the
heads of the two countries.
The note delivered today by Secre
tary Lansing to Ambassador Arre
dondo in reply to that received Tues
day from Foreign Secretary Aguilar
"Sir, I have the honor to acknow
ledge the receipt of your communi
cation of July 4, 1916, in which you
transcribe a note addressed to me by
the secretary of foreign relations of
your government and to request that
you transmit to him the following
"Mr. Secretary: I have the honor
to acknowledge the receipt of your
courteous note transmitted to me by
Senor Arredondo on the fourth Instant
in which you refer to my notes of
June 20 and June 25 and to assui
ou of the sincere gratification of my
government that the frank statement
of ike difficulties which have unfor
tunately arisen in our relations along
the International boundary and the
unreserved expression of the desire
of your government to reach an ad
justment of these difficulties on a
broad and amicable basis. The same
spirit of friendship and of Bolicitude
for the continuance of cordial rela
tions between our two countries in
spired my government which equally
desires an immediate solution of the
differences which have long vexed
"It is especially pleasing to my
government that the defacto govern
ment of Mexico is disposed to give
quick as well as practical considera
tion in a spirit of concord to the
remedies which may be applied to
the existing condition. Reciprocating
the same desire the government of
the United States, is prepared imme
diately to exchange views as to a
practical plan to remove finally and
prevent a recurrence of the difficul
ties which have been the source of
"Accept, Mr. Secretary, the renew
ed assurance of my highest consider
"I am sir,
"Yours very sincerely,
(Continued from page 1.)
Is leading the rebels, officials fear
that in a short time he may again
have a sufficient number of followers
to challenge the large Carranzista
army in Chihuahua state.
Government agents fear that Villa
may soon approach the Amc.iican bor
However, in circles friend1? to Oar
r&nza it was charged tod.iv that t!ij
reported reappearance of Villa is
plot by interests who favor Interven
tion and wish to keep the American
punitive expedition in Mcxico.
Mexican snipers secreted in a clump
of bushes on the opposite bank of the
Rio Grande yesterday tfred on Pri
vates Bruchen and Wor.k-n, mounted
orderlies attached to the Massachu
setts Infantry in camp here. The
shots were not returned.
The body of Captain Chatles Boyd
probably will be shipped cast this
afternoon for burial in Arlington at
Washington. The remains of Lieu
tenant Henry Adair and the seven
negroes, also exhumed fro-a the Car
rival battlefield, will be held for a
day or two longer pending advices
Several hundred Rhod3 Island
cavalrymen passed through El Paso
yesterday enroute for points on the
Militiamen on Duty.
[By Webb C. Miller, United Press
COLUMBUS. N. M., July 7.—Militia
men from western Massachusetts have
been assigned to outpost duty in the
base camp here. One batta'.'on under
Major H. H. Warren took up their
lonely posts last night In the desert
surrounding Columbus. The men re
main on duty for two hourr, are re
lieved for the next four hours and so
alternate for twenty-four hours.
The outposts were orderei to chal
lenge any moving object aud to shoot
If no answer came or they suspected
anything. Shortly after midnight a
sentry on the post
toward the Mexican line noticed a
moving object in the mesquite bushes.
He challenged and receiving no reply,
leveled his rifle to fire. A friendly
burro saved its life by walking up to
the militiaman and muzzling in his
pockets. Three companies from
Worcester and one from Orange were
the first militiamen to ro on guard
With the approach of the rainy sea
cool winds have somewhat aivJ
jkali dust and give relief from the J*®8
v.*. lL. •»:»&.'-^.
-i. ... .y
THE DAILY GATE CITT
heat. Practically every down east
guardsman has been equipped with
hideous goggles of amber celluloid
that cover the upper half of the face.
When a sand storm comes up the
militiamen put handkerchiefs over
nostrils and mouth.
The militiamen have already ac
quired a coat of tan and are -hardly
distinguishable from regulars. One
ingenious Yankee guardsman solved
the problem of eating in the high
wind by putting molasses on his
knife and sticking the beans to it.
Many of the Massachusetts men came
here without forks in their mess kits,
but quickly learned to eat with their
Can be Released.
WASHINGTON, July 7—Though
having no statistics on the number of
national guardsmen with dependent
families, war department officials to
day estimated not more than 1,000
men will be discharged under Secre
eary Baker's permit to department
commanders to free suc'a men from
Hundreds of letters asking release
of men with families have reached
the department, but many of these
duplicate the same cases.
In freeing the men, the states will
give them an honorable discharge and
must then recruit others to fill their
places. The guardsman who wishes
to escape service may make affidavit
at any time that his family is in need
of his support and the department
commander can free him without other
ceremony or formality.
The war department believes there
will be an extremely large number of
cases where men who have families
will not claim exemption because
there is a nest egg tucked away in
the bank or other bread winners in
IN THE SCHOOLS
Delegates at N. E- A, Convention
Pussyfooted When the Ques
tion Came to a Vote.
NEW YORK, July 7.—The National
Educational Association convention
today pussyfooted when It came down
to a vote on the question of military
training in schools. After picturesque
and oftimes lurid debate, the conven
tion finally adopted a resolution which
while neither favoring or disapprov
ing of compulsory training, "recog
nizes" the right of states and muni
cipalities to order such training, and
concludes: "the organization believes
that such training should be strictly
educational in its aim and organiza
tion and that the military end shou'd
not be permitted to pervert the edu
cation purposes and practices of the
school." Although the women dele
gates—from whom most of the oppo
sition to military preparedness has
heretofore been marked—were vast
ly in the majority at previous ses
sions,for some mysterious reason to
day they were absent from the hall
and the men nearly all of whom were
against pacifism, were in control.
The question of pacifism vs. pre
paredness was threshed out in Madi
son Square garden.
"X am willing to give my life for
my country," impassionately declared
one of the pilgrims, "but I insist if I
make the sacrifice, it shall be a con
J. S. Catroll, New York, viciously
attacked boys training camps like
that In operation near New York. '"1
•believe these camps," he said, "are
institutes for intoxication and prosti
Miss Gait of Virginia, was one of
the women who stood out firmly for
complete preparedness. She made an
appeal for adequate preparedness.
"I thank God," she concluded, "that
there are men in America to protect
us women, but I do not want them to
"I think it is cowardly for us to
place the burden of military training
and education on the shoulders of the
little school children" declared Mrs.
Howe of California. "If you must
have preparedness, let the men and
women over eighteen prepare."'
One other resolution adopted pro
vides for appointment of a committee
of five to see President Wilson and
urged -the appointment of a commit
tee to devise means for taking the
yoke off farm women and make rural
homes more liveable. Another reso
lution urged appropriation of $60,000
for training of immigrants.
Just one solitary masculine "no"
was registered against a resolution
endorsing woman suffrage. The
antl-suffrasrlst had a seat directly be
side Mrs. Ella Flagg Young of Chica
go, an ardent votes for women advo
cate and she favored him with a with
tBefore adjournment the convention
elected Robt. J. Aley, of the universi
ty of Mlaine, president and Thomas E.
Flnnegan, of New York, treasurer.
Raid by German Ships.
AMSTERDAM, July 7.—That a por
tion of the German high seas forces
swept through waters close to fhe
English coast, capturing the British
steamer Lestrle. was announced to
day in an official statement from the
German admiralty. The German raid
was made on Wednesday.
[This is the second time German
naval forces have appeared near the
English coast within three weeks.
June 16 the British liner Brussels,
plying between England and the
Hook of Hblland, was captured and
taken into Zeebrugge.]
St. Louis Globe-Democrat: It Is not
kindness to send dainties to the sol-
south of ~camp diers. They will have better health
[on army fare
What to Do for Eczema
Greasy salves and ointments should not
be applied if good clear skin is wanted.
From any druggist for 25c or $1.00 for
When applied as directed, it effectively
erated the heat. Most of the militia- Md^ls^^t^X^J^TOM^buJSf,'
men. taking a tip from regular en- wounds and chafing. It penetrates,
listed men, have had their hair clip- cleanses and soothes. Zemo is dependable
ped short in approved "typhus" hair and inexpensive. Try it, as we believe
cut style to facilitate removal of al-
CHICAGO, July 7.—Wheat scored
moderate gains early today on strong
er foreign prices and held fairly
steady throughout the day. July ruled
around 103% and September at
Corn was strong on firm demand
with light offerings. Juiv ruled
up at 77% and September up
early, lost an eighth, selling at 74%
Ideal growing weather inspired sell
ing In oats, which declined after the
early advance. July Bold around 38%
and September at 38%.
Provisions, affected by the weak
ness in Yiogs, were lower."
Chicago Estimates for Tomorrow.
[Furnished by Long Commission Co.,
403 Main. Telephone No. 100.]
Hogs, 15,000 cattle, 200 sheep,
4,000 wbeat, 15 corn, 196 oats, 74.
Wheat, [email protected] up corn, l(g6 up.
Wiheat and flour, 748,000 corn,
123,000 oats, 963,000.
Northwest Wheat Receipts.
Minneapolis, 209 oars Dulufch, 59
cars Winnipeg, 841 cars.
Chicago Cash Grain.
CHICAGO, July 7—Wheat—No. 2
red, $1.06% No. 3 red. fl.03%.
Corn—No. 2 yellow, 80%@80%c
No. 3 yellow, [email protected]%c No. 4 yellow,
78%@78%c No. 5 yellow, 77%c No.
6 yellow, [email protected] No. 2 white. 80%
@80%c No. 3 white, [email protected]%c No.
4 white, 77%@78c No. 5 white, 76c
No. 6 white, 74%@76%c No. 2 mixed
[email protected]%c No. 4 mixed. 78%c No. 6
Oats—No. 3 white, 38%@39%c No.
4 white, 38%@39%c standard, 40%
Kansas City Cash Grain.
[Furnished by Long Commission Co.,
403 Main. Telephone No. 100.]
KANSAS CITY, July 7.—Wheat
No. 2 hard, $1.05% @1.07 No.'3 hard,
[email protected]$1.05 No. 4 hard, 90(g)97c No. 2
red, $1.0001.06 No. 3 red. $1.00 No.
4 red, 85® 94c.
Corn—No. 2, [email protected]%c No. 3, 74c
No. 2 yellow, [email protected]%c No. 3 yellow,
74%@75c No. 2 white, 76c No. 3
OatB—No. 2, [email protected] No. 3, [email protected]
36c No. 2 white, 39%@40c No. 3
white, [email protected]%c.
PEORIA, 111., July 7.—Corn—Mar
ket unchanged, %c higher. No. 3
white, No. 2 mixed, 77%c No. 6
white, 72%c No. 2 yellow, 77%@78c
No. 3 yellow, 77%@77%c No. 4 yel
low, 72% 73c No. 4 mixed, 76%
No. 5 mixed. 74%c.
Oats—Market unchanged. No. 3
white, 37 %c.
Chicago Live Stock.
CHIGAjGO, July 7.—Hogs—(Receipts
21,000 market, Blow, 5 ihlgher mix
ed and butchers, [email protected] good
heavy, $8.75® 10.00 rough heavy,
[email protected]«5 light, [email protected] pigs,
Cattle—Receipts, 1,000 market,
steady beeves, $7.30®
and heifers, [email protected] stockers
and feeders, [email protected] Texans,
[email protected] calves, [email protected]
westerns, [email protected]
Sheep—Receipts, 8,000 market,
strong, shade higher native, [email protected]
7.90 western, [email protected] lambs,
$7. BO® 10.75 -western, f7.75®
Chicago Live Stock—Close.
[Furnished by Long Commission Co.,
403 Main. Telephone No. 100.]
CHICAGO, July 7.—Hog receipts
22,000 market strong. Mixed and
10.15 good heavy,
10.15 rough heavy, $9.50®
9.65 light, $9.50 @10.00.
Bathing Suit Censors.
ATLANTIC CITY, N". J., July 7.—
Summer maids, with dimpled knees,
must stop parading the beach in cho
rus girl aquatic costumes. This was
the order handed down, the first re
form edict of the season, and today
the mackintosh man is saving the
modesty o£ the conservative.
Dally processions of pretty girls in
abbreviated "surf attire" have been
stopped and cops have been appointed
censors of beach raiment. Coming
from the department of public safety,
the order is regarded as sinister.
[U. Q. Department of Agriculture,
Fbr Keokuk and vicinity: Fair to
night and Saturday. Not much
change in temperature.
For Iowa: Fair tonight and Satur
day. Not much change in tempera
For Missouri: Generally fair to
night and Saturday, except rain to
night in southeast portion and ex
treme east portion Saturday. Cooler
Saturday in extreme west portion.
The gulf storm has moved slowly
northward, and rain has been general
over the southeastern states. Fair
weather with moderate temperature
has prevailed over most all other
Flood Stage. Stage. Changes.
St. Paul 12 4
La Crosse .. .. 12 9.
.. 18 9 2
.. 30 20 1
The river from Davenport to below
Warsaw will fall slowly.
July Bar.Ther. Wind.
6 7 p. m. .. 30.07 86 E Clear
7 7 a. m. .. 30.11 73 E Clear
Mean temperature, July 6, 78.
Lowest last night, 68.
FRED Z. GO60W3SOH,
[Furnished by (Long Commission Co., 403 Main.'
CHICAGO, July 7.—
(WHEAT— Open. High. Low.
Dec. .. 1.09l%rl.09% 1.00%-H fr 1.08%
July 1.03% 1.04 1.03%
Se«p 1.06%-1.06% 1.06%*, 1.06%'
CORiN— Ip* -1-'
Dec. «3-63%l 63%^V
July 77-77% 77!%¥-'**:
Sep.' 74%.-74% 74%^-i
July 38% 39
Sep. 38%-38% 38%-%
July 25.20 25.40
Sep 24.50-55 24.87
July 13.22 13.57
Sep. 13.35-37 13.45
Sep. 13.70-72 13.72 13.57
Cattle receipts 1,000 market
steady top $11.20.
Sheep receipts 8,000 market 10®
15c up top $8.00. Lambs, top $10.85.
Omaha Live Stock.
OMAHA, July 7.—Cattle receipts
300 market steady. Steers, $8.25®
10.40 cows and heifers, [email protected]
stockers and feeders, $6.25 @8.50
calves, $9.25® 11.25 bulls and stags,
Hog receipts 12,600 market active,
steady. Bulk, $9.55® 9.70 top $9.90.
Sheep receipts 10,000 market
strong, 10c higher. Yearlings, $6.75®
8.10 wethers, $6.50®7.60 lambs,
[email protected] ewes, [email protected]
Kansas City Live Stock.
KANSAS CITY, July 7.—Cattle re
ceipts 2,000 market steady. Steers,
[email protected] cows and hoifers, $5.00
@10.00 stockers and feeders, $7.00®
8.75 calves, [email protected]
Hog receipts 4,000 market 5c high
er. Bulk, [email protected] heavy, $9.95
10.05 medium, [email protected] light,
Sheep receipts 1,500 market 15®
25c higher. Lambs, $9.60®
ewes, $6.25® 7.00 wethers, $6.60®
St Louis Live Stock.
ST. LOUIS, Mo., July —Cattle re
ceipts 1,800 market steady. Texas
receipts 1,000 native 'beef steers,
11.35 yearling steers and heif
10.65 cows, [email protected]
Btockers and feeders, $5.50®8.50
calves, $6.00®12.00 Texas steers,
$5.00®9.90 cows and heifers, $6.00®
Hog receipts 7,000 market 10®15c
higher. Mixed and butcbera, $9.90®
10.25 good to heavy, $10.15^10.25
rough, $9.50®9.70 light, $9.90^)10.20
bulk, [email protected] pigs, $8.75®9.75.
Sheep receipts 1,800 market
steady. Sheared ewes, [email protected]
sheared lambs, [email protected] wethnrs,
$6.00® 8.00 spring lambs, $7.00®
CHICAGO, July 7.—Buttc-r—Extras,
27%c firsts, 26%@27c dairy extras,
25%@26%c dairy firsts, 23%®25c.
Eggs—Firsts, 22®22%c ordinary
firsts, 20%® 21c.
Cheese— Twins, 14%c Young
Potatoes—Old, receipts ?. cars 90®
95c per bushel new, receipts 16 cars
90c®$1.00 per bushel.
Live poultry—Fowls, 15%c ducks,
16c geese, 11® 12c spring chickens,
21® 25c turkeys, 20c.
New York Produce Market.
NEW YORK, July 7.—Flour—Mar
ket irregular, unsettled.
Pork—Market strong. Mess, $26.50
Lard—Market easy. Middle west
spot [email protected]
Sugar, raw, market quiet. Centri
fugal test $6.14®6.25 Muscavado 89
Fairview park had a good crowd
and Bigg8ville vs. Hamilton gave the
onlookers an interesting game of ball
which resulted 3 to 2 in favor of
Hamilton. The gathering at the
Chautauqua grounds was small, but
made up in quality what was lack
ing in numbers. Rev. Eleanor Gor
don read a selected poem whose spirit
she commended to the ladies of Oak
wood who had arranged the picnic
and are ladies of a most exemplary
public spirit Miss Gordon also Bpoke
of the best democracy—the democ
racy which strives for tte good of
A. L. McArthur made a short talk
on the subject "We. tlie People."
He referred to the fact that many
sections are now suffer'iig from an
epidemic of infantile paralysis. We
have had one or two visitations from
this scourge and should be wise
enough: to take all kinds of precau
tions against a recurrence of it Some
form of fly carries the evil, one bite
of the poison-laden culprit being
enough to endanger the health and
life of any child it may find. The
only proper, decent thing to do is to
see that no cesspool, pond or drain
ace basin of any sort no pile of offal
in the alleys, yards, on the streets
or^ elsewhere be allowed to remain
FRIDAY, JULY 7, 191$
DAILY RANGE OP PRICE®.
Telephone No. inn,
July 7. July
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test, [email protected]
Sugar, refined, market quiet Cn»
loaf, $8.80 crushed, $8.66 powdered
$7.75 granulated, [email protected]
Coffee, Rio No. 7 on spot ~9c.
Tallow—Market firm. City 9%c*
country, 9®9%c samples, 9%c
Hay— Market unsettled. Prime
$1.40 No. 3, 90%c®$1.02% cUmr
Dressed poultry, market steady
Chickens, [email protected] turkeys, [email protected]
fowls, 14%@21%c ducks, Long li
Live poultry, market Arm. Geese
13c ducks, 16®21c fowls, 17%@
18c turkeys, 16®
18c roosters, 14C
chickens, broilera, 22® 25c.
Cheese—Market firm. State milk
cpmmon to special, [email protected]%c skims
common to specials, [email protected]%c.
Butter—Steady receipts, 22,432
creamery extras, 29c dairy tubs, 24
8c imitation creamery firsts
Eggs—Firm receipts, 29,441 near
by -white fancy, 29®31c nearby mix
ed fancy, 24®27c fresh, 23%@27c.
New York Money Market
NEW YORK, July 7.—Money on
call, 4Vj per cent six months, [email protected],
•Mercantile paper, 4 per cent.
Bax silver, London, 29 15-16d.
Demand sterling, $4.75%.
8t. Louis Hay and Straw.
ST. LOUIS. July 6.—Hay—Old clov
er mixed—common No. 2 heavy mixed
at $10, No. 2 light mixed at $11 to
$12.50, scant No. 1 light mixed at $14,
No. 1 light mixed at $15, high No. 1
light mixed at $16 new clover-mixed
—Noi 1 light mixed at $12 to $13 old
timothy—no grade at $5, No. 3 at $10,
No. 2 at $12.50 to $14, scant No. 1 at
$15. No. 1 at $16 new timothy—no. 1
at $12.50 to $14 alfalfa—No. 1 at
415.50 clover—No. 1 at $13—quote av
erage quality No. 1 new salable at
about $10.50 to $11.
Straw—Scarce and firm at $MRT
ton track for sound wheat.
Hamilton, 111., July 7
The Fourth passed without any re
grettable results, no burns, bruises or
native drunks so far as has come to
our knowledge. However, wo were
surprised to learn there were only
some five drunks before the court in
Keokuk. This may be all so. We do
not question the accuracy of the
statement at all, but what puzzles us
is where all the drunks who were on
the cars did go to. Several parties
have suggested it would be & proper
move to put on a car to be known
as the hog car, and require all such
undesirably conditioned fellows to
ride in it More than one stated
they never saw so many evidently
drunken men as were on the cars the
evening of the Fourth.
Stock Market Notes.
NEW YORK, July 7.—Munition andl
zinc shares were driven downward]
during the first half hour's trading/
on the stock exchange today. Mexi
can specialties were strong and rt
way stocks were steady.
Baldwin Locomotive sold off 3l%,
making a new low recora for the year
at 68% Cricible lost 2, Westlnghouse
1:% and American Locomotive 1. Am-|
erican Zinc and Butte and Superior
made now low records for the year.'
Mexican Petroleum later lost its
gain and sold below yesterday's close.
Advance of the call money rate to
four per cent attracted much atten
tion in the street today. Nickel Plate
this afternoon sold at 65%, off 1%.
from yesterday's close. Railroad
shares softened and coppers and
munition shares continued under pres
Hamilton Gate City
and become possible breeders of th
pestilential fly. This was the argu
ment and it was all right. We say
the greatest work we can do for the
public health is not to swat the fly,
but swat the places whim stand for
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson left
Sunday night for a visit with the
family of their son Frank at Spoon
er, WiB. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Franks
are taking a vacation at Mendon and
There are many calls for harvest
hands. Jas. Yeast has gone out to
try the work in the fields for a few
days. While he is absent bis place
is filled by Johnnie Giesen, assisted
by one of the Hamerick boys.
LONDON, July 7.—The new Russo
Japanese treaty provides that Russia
and Japa* shall confer with the ob
ject of defending their territory of
special interests in the far east bf
joint action, according to a sun*
mary published here today.
"Mutual consultation measures *0
be taken with a view to support ant
co-operation In the mutual safeguard
ing and defense of those rights and
interests," the summary stated.
The treaty further) provides that
neither Japan nor Russia shall be a
party to any political arrangement or
combination against the other. TI
purposes of the agreement it is stat
ed, is to maintain lasting peace 1*1
the far east c"
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