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IV.-, .',««•• V' •t-y-z-m TUESDAY, JULY 18, 1916. **. if? UM SIOUX CITY, Iowa July 18.— Three pei*ras were drowned when their automobile, enroute to Sioux City, dashed through the railing of a bridge over the Sioux river here yesterday. The dead: George Foun tain, 30 years old Florence Wake field, 17 Bveljrn Wakefield, 15. DUBUQUE, Iowa, July IS.—Edward Tibey, life long resident of this city and one of the best "known contrac tors in this territory, died at his home here. He was fifty-two years old and had been in failing health for some time. "Is IOWA CITY, Iowa, July 18.— Bhodes scholarship examinations are announced for October 3 and 4, at Iowa university. The winner will be sent to Oxfoid university, England, with $1,500 a year allowance, for three years. Unmarried students more than 19, and less than 25 years old who have completed their sopho more year, or better in a recognized college or university, may compete, if they came from an Iowa institu tion. IOWA CITY, Ioya, July 18.—The Muscatine-Iowa City interurban rail way company is beginning a fight for its life. The question of surrender ing the lease to the lessor, Jacob, M. Dickinson, receiver of the C., R. I. and P. R. R. Co., will be decided today. The Iowa City-Muscatine line hag been in operation since March l, 'quly7~antt"tM«"liegn~tn: the bands of a receiver about two weeks. *5J. SIOUX CITY, Iowa, July 18.—Sev eral passengers in the smoking car and 'W. H. Chappell, baggageman, were Injured when the west bound Tama and Sioux City local on the Chicago and Northwestern railroad, left the rails at a point about one half mile west of Turin. Investiga tion showed the wreck had been caused by "sunkist" track, the in tense heat causitag thei rails to ex pand. i- EUXHfcA, Iowa, July 18.—Work on the coal mines near this city is to begin this week. J. L. Reese, admin istrator of the estate of this brother, D. B. Reese, who is the principal stockholder in the company, is here and will see to it that work is start ed properly. Experts are in charge of the sinking of the shaft and the underground work. DES MOINES, July 18.—Judge Martin Wade in the federal court has handed down a decision which will allow the Chicago,- Rock Island and Pacific railroad to manage Us own affairs in the controversy between employes of the Short line and men on the main line as to shifting or men from one position to another in conflict wtth senorlty rights. The controversy arose when employes of the Rock Island Short line protested against being shifted to the main line without .consideration, for tieir senior service, and Judge Milo Smith of Linn county granted an injunction restraining the railroad company from shifting the men. «. Have a Heart! ww 'XVM,/ IM»'. (K\- 75S=S -X'*N* QUJNCY, 111., July 18.—Charles H. Williamson, prominent for years in Qulncy business circled and- one of the republican leaders In Illinois, is critically ill at 'hie Liawndale home, grave fears being entertained that be Will not survive. AURORA, 111., July 18.—Delegates In eesrion at the annual international convention of the Loyal Order of Moose which opened Monday unan imously Voted to employ none other than union labor in the erection of any more buildings at Moose Heart, the national headquarters. CHICAGO, 111., July 1«.—The water power dam at Joliet, held on ar lease by the Boonomy Light and Power company, reverted automatically to the state Monday. Bids for a new lease were requested same time ago, but the Economy company was the Dpn't forget how hot your battery gets these days. Better have it inspected once in a £r while. Costs nothing. Electric Shop ip. The Willard Service Station b/1001 Johnson St. Phone 507 Free inspection of any battery at any time Illinois—Iowa—M issouri IOWA. *.r. fTf $ only bidder and its bid was consider ed too low by Governor Dunne. MISSOURI. ST. JOSEPH, Mo., July 18.—The Buchanan county court was asked yesterday to place extra guards around the county jail to prevent it from being blown up by dynamite as had been threatened in anonymous letters received by Oscar D. MciDan iel, prosecuting attorney, whose wife was clubbed to death in the bedroom of her home late Friday night. FUILTON, Mo., July 18'.—'Mrs. Mar garet Lawrence, 73 years old, the last of a family of 19 children, died Sunday, at her home east of this city. jr'::v HANNIBAL, Mo., July 18.—Mrs. Laura Reuben yesterday delivered to the police her 17 year old son. Grant Reuben, who Saturday night shot' Walter Tucker, 57 years old, through the heart as the result of an altercation over a match. CHARiLESTON, Mo., July 18.—A stock company to promote the-boring of an artesion well in Charleston is being proposed by leading citizens. It is thought the general health of the community would be benefited greatly by the use of artesian well water. It is proposed to dig the well by popular subscription. PALMYMA, Mo., July 18.—Secre tary George B. Thompson has an nounced September 6, 7, 8, 9 as the date of the Palmyra fair. r. ST. LOU'IS, Mo., July 18.—Cyrus Barrett Burnham, for nearly seventy years a resident of St. Louis, one of the organizers of the National Bank of Commerce and a prominent figure in military circles in Missouri throughout the civil war, died yester day. He was 94 years old. CHARLESTON, Mo., July ,18.—The eyes of the ^watermelon world are this year turned on southern Mis souri, where the prospects are bright for the best crop in the history of this section. The melons will soon be reajly for the first shipments and the growers twill get $200 per car. Last year the first cars brought •-60. TELL THEIR TROUBLES TO THE PRESIDENT Railways Say They are Facing a Busi ness Crisis and Will Appeal to Wilson. WASHINGTON. July 18.—Personal appeal to President Wilson for as sistance In what they term a "busi ness crisis" will be made by represen tatives of the big railways tomorrow. Confronted on the one hand by pro visions of the Clayton anti-trust act which they claim are hazy and com plicated, and on the other by threat of ^00,000 railway workers to strike unless granted shorter hours and more pay, railway officials declare their situation is serious. The presi dent will be asked in the first place to suggest a delay In the Clayton's acts provision which governs the pur chase of supplies by the roads until the railroad officials and the inter state commerce commission "have had opportunity to stud^ it." This Is to go into effect in a few weeks unless congress by resolution delays it. The four great trainmen brother hoods are voting on whether or not to strike. Some administration of ficials say a strike which would tie up the railroads of the country at this time, would be a calamity. It is likely railway officials, when they see the president tomorrow, will take up this question with the other. They desire either that their men sub mit their claims to arbitration or an investigation of railway wages by the interstate commerce commission or by a congressional committee. Los Angeles has the largest area— 337.92 square miles—of any city of the country. the oholoe of women who know a IOWA TROOPS ARE ORDERED TO MOVE •r Will be On Their Way to the Border Within Forty Eiffkt Hours. DES MOINES, Iowa, July 18.—Iowa's brigade of infan try, three batteries of artillery and hospital corps, units will be on their way to the lexi con border, probably Browns ville, within forty-eight hours, according to orders received this afternoon by Col. Cktorge Morgan from General Barry at Chicago. It is understood that the railroad will com mence assembling cars tonight. YESTERDAY Complication of Diseases Was Fatal Last Evening to 13-Year.Old Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Bank. BORN IN BROOKFIELD Had Lived Pupil In Most of Life in Keokuk Washington School—Pa tient Sufferer During the Last Illness. Caroline Marie Bank, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Bank, No. 627 Concert street, died yesterday even ing. Death occurred at the family home. The child had been afflicted for the past four or flveyears with valvular heart trouble. Recently other complications had set in. The decedent was born May 15, 1903, in Brookfield, Missouri. She was the daughter of Herman A. and Katherine L. Bank. Shortly after birth, her parents moved to this city,1 which had since been her home. Be sides her parents, Howard A. Bank, a brother, is the sole surviving close relative. In Keokuk she had lived most of her short span of years. She attended the George Washington school when her health permitted. She was al ways a popular child with her play mates, her sweet and loving disposi tion endearing her to all whom she met She was a favorite with her teachers in the schools. During her last illness she was a patient sufferer. Never, even when suffering greatly, did she complain of her troubles, but bore her illness with calm resignation. Her death is a great blow to the parents, and the entire community sympathizes with them in their grief. West Wants Battleships. WASHINGTON, July 18. Pacific coast senators today were defeated, 18 to 48, in an attempt to provide by amendment to the general naval bill that three of the proposed capital Bhlps be maintained permanently upon the Pacific coast Senators Works, Phelan and Tones made emphatic speeches for the pro posal for which Works was author. Senators Swan son and Iaodge, prin cipal supporters of the administration program, insisted that Works' propo sition was an Infringement of the con stitutional powers of the president as commander in chief of the army and navy. All three coast speakers pointed out that there is now no first class battleship on the Pacific coast, despite threatened danger from Japan. "The next battle the United States fleet may fight," said Senator Phelan, "may be on the Pacific ocean. If so, the United States has not a single first-class vessel for its fighting line." METRO 'i, vfs v.*. t-* THE daily GATE WEST POINT VOTES FOR ITER WORKS In Special Election Held Yesterday, There Was Majority of Thirty for New Improve ". ment. TWO BOND ISSUES FAIL Citizens Vote Down Proposition For Issuance of Bonds to Cover Work—Want No Sewer. [Special to The Gato City.] WEST POINT, la., July 18.—West Point voted yesterday to construct a municipal water works system, but voted down the proposition for the issuance of bonds in the sum of $15,000 for the construction of the system, and also the bond issue of $4,000 for the construction of a sewer system. The water works proposition car ried by a majority of thirty rotes. Although there was a majority of twenty-four in favor of the issuance of bonds for this work, this was two less than enough to secure the pass age and the measure WHS defeated. The sewer proposition was lost by five. One hundred and thirty-nine women voted yesterday and 167 men. There were only two spoiled ballots, one by a woman and one by a mttn. The vote on all three propositions was as follows: Water works—For, men, 90 wom en, 75 against, men, 75 women, 60. Water works bond issue—For, men, 82 women, 70 against, men, 73 women, 55. Sewer bond IsBue—For, men, 75 women, 62 against, men, f2 women, 60. The money for the construction of the water works system will be raised by warrants or some other means, as the bond issue was de feated. $21,000 SPENT ON Statement for Year Ending June 30, Filed With County Clerk, at Fort Madison Yes terday. IS CONSIDERED NOMINAL Itemized List of Expenses Incurred By Lee County In Prose cuting Criminal Cases. The expense of the criminal court for Lee county for the year ending June 30, 191'6, is shown in a report filed yesterday with County Clerk O. R. Johnston by County Auditor A. P. Meyer. It cost Just $21,020.74 to keep wheels of the criminal court of Lee odunty churning for a year. The amount IB considered as unusually low however, compared to other coun ties In the state. The report is as follows: (Fees paid by county in all criminal cases before a justice of the peace, mag istrate or police oourt .$€,920.24 Grand jurors fees 688.90 Grand jury witness fees .... 625.54 Grand Jury bailiff fees 63.00 Grand jury clerk's fees 37.50 Fees and expenses of sheriff and other officers in con nection with grand jury.. Jurors fees while engaged Metro Film Corporation presents Francis X. Bushman and Beverly Bayne in a Million a Minute, at the Hippodrome Theatre tomorrow, mat inee and evening. 38.60 In trfal of criminal cases.. Witness fees In trial of criminal cases Jurors meals, criminal cases Court report, criminal cases Taking convicted prisoners to prison or jail County jail expenses includ ing board of prisoners. 8,183.-63 Attorneys fees, defending 348.70 113.25 19.05 224.00 161.11 -*#, criminals Do Your With v. 310.00 County attorney's"* compen sation 2,000.00 Assistant county attorney's compensation 1,000.00 Expenses county attorneys in criminal cases 11.00 Sheriff's sundry expenses in criminal cases 59.41 Miscellaneous expenses in criminal cases 120.00 Tot&I $21,020.74 Will Resume service. NEW YORK. Juy 18.—The Pacific Mail Steamship company, which aban doned its service to the orient a year ago, declaring the LaFolette seamen's act made it impossible to continue a profitable business, today announced the resumption of service between San Francisco and the orient on Aug ust 19. The company has bought the steam ers Ecuador, Venezuela and Colombia at jbl cost of $1,100,000 each from the Royal Dutch West India Mall com pany. The Ecuador will sail from San Francisco August 19, the Venez uela September 16 and Colombia Oct 7. Officials said that if the venture proves profitable they will Install a fleet of steamers in the new service. High freight rates and the fact that their company has been divorced from control by the. Southern Pacific rail way, makes them believe they can make money, they said. Paralyzed Alphabet NEW YORK, July 18.—Here are two reasons why bailiffs and judges and prosecutors and court stenogra phers die young: John Zlampattlslodlbetel was fined $1 for owning an unmuzzled dog. Robert Wyzyczhowzwwiski is ask ing the court to change his cogno men. Gets There. Mitchell Republican: If Germany can't go around or over, she will go under. PURE, SWEET AND MELLOW IS "OLD KENTUCKY Has the Luscious Flavor of Ripe Fruit—A Wonderful Chew BEST PLUG TOBACCO MADE The natural juices of choice to bacco leaf have an appetizing, wholesome relish—and the only way you can get their full benefit is to chew good plug tobacco. The choicest Burley leaf pressed into golden-brown plugs of Old Kentucky makes a chew that has never been equalled for mellow quality and pleasing taste. The pressing of Old Kentucky is done so slowly that not a par ticle of the juice escapes, so that every chew of Old Kentucky is full of the wonderful fruity flavor and wholesome quality that nature put into the leaf. You simply can't get so much delicious appetizing flavor out of any other chew. Try a ioc plug of Old Kentucky and youH get more solid tobacco enjoyment out of it than you ever had before. Ask your dealer for Old Kentucky. ''V' I- ft a-a AND MORE Remember If you buy a range we will do all the piping free9 from street to range. Our prices on gas $18.00 to $37.OO For further information oall 7SO Keokuk Electric Co, BOO Main Street MAT., 2, GRAND TONIGHT V?~ AMUSEMENTS AMUSEMENTS HIPPODROME TONIGHT—7,8:IS and 9:30 WILMUTH MERKYL KEOKUK'S NATIVE SON IN "The Fortunate Youth" TOMORROW- PAGE PIVB Cooking ECONOMICAL ranges run from 3:15 and 4:30. EVENING, 7, 8:15 and 9:30 FRANCIS X. BUSHMAN with BEVERLY BAYNE "A MILLION 1 A MINUTE" A five part Metro Wonderplay. —ALSO— MR. and MRS. SIDNEY DREW In Another High Class METRO DREW Comedy SWEET CHARITY "l PEGGY HYLAND In Henry Arthur Jones, Famous Drama, Embosced 8cenery and Superb Acting Saints S Sinners' Miss Hyland Is one of the first stars of England. She has youth, beauty and charm and in her first American appearance has made countless enthusiastic admirers. ON THE SAME PROGRAM TONIGHT NEW JUNGLE COMEDY "IN DUTCH" GRAND TOMORROW, "SalntS and Sinners," "In Dutch," and Manager Dodge's pictures of the HI Tension excursion—Also C., B. Q. Dam Pictures. PROHIBITIONISTS KEEPING WARM (Continued from pcce 1) prohibitionists under the new name. Ingersoll himself introduced the reso lution which was referred after heated debate to a committee of the confer ence. H. P. Faris of Missouri, treasurer, of the prohibitionists. and Mrs. Frances E. Beauchamp, secretary of the national committee of the women prohibitionists lead the opposition. MEXICAN OUTLAWS ARE IN FLIGHT (Continued from page 1 so horrible a place and would move them at once. Michlganders Arrive. EL PASO, Texas, July 18.—The Thirty-second Michigan infantry regi ment arrived here today. When the Thirty-third, which is understood here not yet to have left Michigan for the border, arrives, the Wolverine state will have three brigades of In fantry here under command of Briga dier General John Klerk. %-j. f- Ss i?tJR If If* 1 Wl ivl I -JU 1 '-Vx 'ii GRAND TONIGHT by Beautiful CA&DS S. H. AYRE8, CHIROPRACTOR. Office 323 Blondeau St. Phone 1411. Office hours 9 to 12 a. m., 2 to 5 IV. m„ 7 to 8 p. m. Other hours and Sunday by appoint* ment. W. J. ROBERTS ATTORNEY AT LAW 28 North Fourth St. Special Attenlon to Settling Estates. Killed Her Two Children. MILAN. Kansas, July 18.—Declar ing in a note that she did not want her children to face the future, Mrs. Effie Beverly shot and killed her boy and girl as they slept at ber father's home near here last night. She was arrested and taken to Wellington. Authorities say the note left by the mother declared she intended to kill her children and then herself. She had been separated several years from her husband. —Advertise Cet results. in The Gate City and v.'.r.