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DAILY GATE CITY.
and Constitution-Democrat.
PUBLISHED BY
THE GATE CITY COMPANY
18 North Sixth Street
OATH OITY—Established 1854.
OOK^ITUTlO^^h^^
Consolidated March 26, 1888.
GBXHnr1—Established In 1892.
Consolidated September 32, 1898.
GATE CITY and CONSTITUTION-DEMOCRAT—
CJ. F. Skirvin ..
C. E. Warwick
Consolidated April 8, 1916.
THE
Evolved from hoof and wing and claw and fin,
Tls ours to bring from out the stress and tears
A godlike figure, fashioned from within.
-Nixon Waterman, in National Magazine.
.General Manager
.Business Manager
Entered at the postofflce at Keokuk as second-class
•natter.
SUBSCRIPTION BATES.
Dally, hy mall, outside city, year
Sally, In Keokuk, per week
Dally, except Sunday.
Keokuk. Iowa August 3, 1916
Many people suppose that poetry is something to be
foupd only in books, contained in lines of ten syllables
with, like endings but wherever there Is a sense of
beauty, or power, or harmony, as in the motion of a wave of
the sea, in the growth of a flower that "spreads its sweet
leaves to the air, and dedicates its beauty to the aun/^—
there is poetry, in its birth.—Hazlitt.
BIT OF VERSE
SCULPTOR.
I am*the sculptor I, myself, the clay,
Of which I am to fashion as I will.
In deed and in desire, day by day.
The pattern of my purpose, good or ill.
-Not in dull bronze nor the insensate stone
Must my enduring passion find its go&l!
"Within the living statue I enthrone
That essence of eternity, the soul.
Nor space nor time that soul of yearning bars
It flashes to the zenith of the sky
And, dwelling 'mid the mystery of the stars.
Aspires to answer the Eternal Why.
It loves the pleasing note of lute and lyre,
The lily's purple, the red rose's glow,
It wonders at the witchery of the Are,
And marvels at the magic of the snow.
"Who taught," It asks, "the ant to build her nest?
The bee her cells? the hermit thrush to sing?
The dove to plume his iridescent breast?
The butterfly to paint Its gorgeous wing?
"The spider how to spin so wondrous wise?
The nautilus to form its chambered f^hell?
The carrier-pigeon under alien skies—
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Who taught him how his homeward course to tell?"
By force or favor it would win from fate
The sacred secret of the blood and breath
Learn all the hidden springs of love and hate,
And gain dominion over life and death.
In every feature of this sculptured face
Of spirit and of substance, I must mold
The shining symbol of a grander grace
The hope toward which the ctmturies have rolled. o•
If
Oh hands of mine that the unnumbered years?1
Nobody talks much that doesn't say un
wise things, things he did not mean to say
as no person plays much without striking
false note sometimes.—Oliver Wendell
Holmes.
STREET PAVING.
discrimination as to locality. Favoritism and
partiality, either for or against a contemplated
.v municipal improvement, have no place in the
scheme of progressive government.
Itls not'the part of The Daily Gate City,
Let all the streets of Keokuk be within the
circle of betterment. When this is determined
upon, there will be less comparison with condi
tions prevailing in Fort Madison, to the disad
vantage of Keokuk.
FREE SPEECH A RIGHT.
The Daily Gate City is occasionally in re
ceipt of communications protesting against
some of its utterances. The world of opinion
is wide and many people live in it. That fact
accounts for the large differences of view as to
matters or policy and expression of belief. So
long as men live and the universe endures
there will be matters of moment for debate, the
final decision resting with the jury of the Dub-
number.
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Permanent i^avements, laid in a workman
like manner, remove the expensive necessity
that invariably arises for constant repair, re
filling or resurfacing. Any city wherein the
thoroughfares are marked by dog holes and
hurdles is anathema in the conversation of visi
tors from abroad, and! even its own citizens
make unfavorable comparisons. Anathema
and comparison may be odious, yet they set the
city brain a-thinking as to the better course,
with usually the result that a campaign for
permanent paving is inaugurated. Cause and
effect go together, no less in Keokuk than else- ures, nicely counted.
where, but effect should be distributed without
no
•more than it is the part of any individual citi- patrons, who pay all the bills in the long run,
••en or taxpayer, to sav what particular street *8 the double system of national and state con
should be bettered and made sightable. But trol of traffic. Another is that the companies,
it is the general opinion that ninety-nine per while powerless to raise rates without the con
cent. of the city should not be made the sent of the interstate commerc commission.
"goat" in the selection of thoroughfares sub
ject to improvement. Fairness demands an
equal distribution of burdens, if street improve
ments are to be regarded as such.
t?
lie. No newspaper is infallible, but every news
paper wishes and endeavors to be fair in discus
sion of matters affecting city, state and nation.
Free expression, provided it is measured by the
bounds of propriety, is aright not assumed but
inherent in all.
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WHERE REFORMERS FIT IN.
The methods of the average reformers usual
ly defeat their own purpose. In every commun
ity there is always a certain number of men
anxious to reform their fellows—willy nilly—
to legislate them into goodness. This condition
of affairs has always existed and probably al
ways will. Fortunately, however,' for the
peace and well being of a community, these
persons are always in the minority. This nu
merical disposition appears to be apart of na
ture's benificent scheme. Usually, also, these
individuals are able to make enough noise to
exercise a certain restraining influence upon
the majority. To that extent, therefore, they
sometimes serve a useful purpose, but it is al
ways a source of bitter complaint with such in
dividuals that they are never able to gain the
attention of the great body of citizens and are,
therefore, perpetually in the minority. Their
heads are held so high in the air that they are
apt to lose sight of the human equation.
It was David Harum who said that a certain
number of flees is good for a dog, else the ani
mal would forget th'at he is a dog. Likewise, a
certain number of reformers, sometimes de
nominated kickers, is good for a town, else the
town would sink to a dead level of satisfaction
yr and forget that it should be up and doing—not
necessarily following the guidepost set up by
the reformers but looking about for sight of
the best methods of improvement which will in
the end bring the greatest good to the greatest
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THE BALANCE SHEET,
On John D. Rockefeller's seventy-seventh
birthday anniversary a balance sheet showing
the state and extent of his considerable fortune
was set before him. A trifle more than one bil
lion dollars is the amount the accountants, are
said to have reckoned.
Mr. Rockefeller, at seventy-seven, has every
thing that money can buy. No one can givo
him anything—no one can give him anything
but the statistics of his financial power.
Sixty years ago a dollar bill would have
thrown young Rockefeller into ecstacies of com
putation on interest and compound interest.
There would have been real pleasure. A new
necktie would have provided thrills of luxuri
ous extravagance.
But at seventy-seven they bring Mr. Rocke
feller a balance sheet showing the size of his
pile and let him look at it. That *s all there is
that's new at the time but it keeps changing,
growing.
A balance sheet like that on a birthday anni
versary! A balance sheet made of gold' and
smelling of gasoline!
Success! Of course—Mr. Rockefeller is im
mensely successful. Every successful man has
a balance sheet on his birthday anniversary,
with a glowing fat credit column.
But it needn't be in terms of gold and it
needn't be negotiable. And it needn't be pre
pared by an army of clerks and delivered by a
secretary. It can bring a laugh and a tear and
a pleasant dream, perhaps with no arithmetical
calculation at all. There aren't any statistics
on success its records don't have to be culled
at banks and sifted through adding machines.
A balance sheet on the birthday anniversary
—history in trim columns, life in numerals.
Work and play, sorrow and joy, and then the
balance sheet. Mr. Rockefeller gets his in fig-
The public's interest is not less than that of
the railroads in the investigation of transporta
tion problems which is to be undertaken by a
joint committee of congress. One of the chief
evils affecting not only the earners, but their
commerc
must reckon with the strike menace when their
-employes demand higher wages than can be
paid under existing charges for freight and
passengers.
We economize as a duty, as a virture, as a
necessity. But whoever heard of economizing
as an accomplishment! That is the very latest
thing, in economy. Anybody can be a good
spender, but it takes education, taste and char
acter to qualify one to be a good economizer.
They say it is real fun. The thing is worth
trying as an adventure in a fine art.
The Oklahoma mother who has added four
children at once to a family of eleven is doing
more than her share toward preparedness.
The Danish West Indies would afford much
needed sites for some additional federal build
msrs.
IOWA PRESS COMMENT.
Cedar Rapids Gazette: There
must be a new christening party for
the Danish West Indies. As Seward
was the original expansionist his
work might be commemorated la their
name.
Des Moines Register: Straw hats
have been marked down in price, so
there can't he very much more real
hot weather coming to us.
Waterloo Times-Trfbune: Being a
taxpayer" in a* good many minds,
settles a whole lot of evil doings.
iMarsballtnwn Times Republican:
If Mr. Bashor Is ordinarily cautious
he will keep his candidacy 4s far as
Otcumwa Courier: The Marshall
town Times-Republican is the self
appointed common scold of Iowa. Its
editor seemsr t» be in the'same old
sore frame of mind that he has been
in for several years past. *, i,,
Manson 'Democrat Both old par
ties in Iowa are pledged to prohibi
tion, also to resubmission. Now, if
the intelligent voters would be per
verse enough to vote down prohibi
tion next year, who would the Joke
be on? And wouldn:t there be some
acrobatic stunts by dry office seekers
to get back into the booze band
wagon.
Webster City Freeman-Tribune:
Abraham Lincoln was not a peace
man at the price of principle. Didn't
he shoulder a musket in the Black
Hawk war, and didn't he show a will
ingness to accept war in 1&61 rather
than desert a principle?
Council Bluffs Nonpareil: The
farmer of today is not a "hick
does not wear boots without socks,
nor hoe his corn. He is a business
man—has to be on $200 an acre land
—wears hose supporters and uses the
tractor in his fields. And the sooner
the town- that deals with the farmer
realizes this the more the town will
of it $
Sioux City Journal: If Denmark is
ready to let go of the commercially
useless but strategically priceless
harbors of her West Indian colony,
we should not miss this chance
through haggling over the price. And
it is certain that the price will
lfever be cheaper than it is today.
Waterloo Courier: What is so rare
as a summer that's perfectly satis
factory to everybody? Remember
1915.
Cedar Ttapids Republican: A Coun
cil Bluffs man recently made the
statement that the .people of that city
are somewhat tired of having their
only newspaper edited in Marshall
town. That is the way he aocounted
tor the anti-Harding attitude of the
Nonpareil. He says that in Council
Bluffs there is no opposition to
Harding, but what appears In their
newspaper comes by way of Marsh
alltown.
Meredith's Graceful
Sioux City Journal: Here are a few
kind words for Ed T. Meredith: Mr.
Meredith* was a director of the Chi
cago federal reserve bank when nomi
nated as the democratic candidate for
governor of Iowa. The federal re
serve board in December last had
passed a resolution declaring that
holders of political office cannot hold
federal reserve bank oirectorships
and that present directors cannot ac
cept political office. Immediately
after being nominated Mr. Meredith
tendered his resignation ao director Ur
the chairman of the federal reserve
board, and it has been accepted. In
resigning Mr. Meredith obeyed the
spirit rather than the letter of the
federal reserve rule. He is not now
holding a political office. He has
merely received the nomination for
one from the minority party in Iowa.
Under the rule his resignation could
not be called for until he was elected
and was about to assume the office
of governor. As the probability is
that Mr. Meredith will not be elected
to the governorship, he might have
bung
throughout
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ramnaien and ther£
Good School for Guardsmen.
Davenport Times: The country haa
been informed by one of the highest
officers in the national guard, who is
at the Mexican border, that the
guardsmen are now privileged to take
part in one of the most elaborate
schools for the soldier that was ever
heid in this country. He states that
while of course there is always the
possibility of need of the men being
ready on the border to prevent In
vasion, it is not the only reason for
their being there. The" will be
drilled and seasoned and made ex
perienced soldiers and they will pre
pare the officers who must be called
on to organize, drill and leud that
NAUVOO, ILL.. AUG. 3.
Mr., and Mrs. Carl FalK who have
been making their home in Nauvoo
for about a year, departed for St.
Louis last Tuesday morning, to make
their future home. Their numerous
friends were sorry to see them leave
us for they were most desirable citi
zens.
H. W. Bunch, who is the meat
slasher at Ellis Daugherty's market
in Nauvoo. went. to Blandinsville,
III., last Sunday an£ brought back
with him his wife and child and will
make their home here and are occu
pying the Dougherty residence on
Knight street.
Nauvoo officials will never be called
on to pass an ordinance prohibiting
the cabaret. Who can ever imagine
that Nauvoo will ever got as bad as
that?
A wealthy visitor to (fauvoo recent
ly declared that our banks are the
finest in the country. In reprinting
this we suspect that we are going
to scoop all the other news pages
in the country.
Over five hundred varieties of
grapes are indigenous to the United
States. It would be no exaggeration
to say that if the vine were cultivated
to its capacity within the* borders of
select a date for one day at the jshe
county fair for,this annual reunion.
It seems a shameful neglect to our
old people of the county.
The Ladies Aid society of the Luth
eran church in Nauvoo met Wednes
day afternoon and the Young Peo
ples' Lutheran league will hold a
social' meeting. Friday evening.
Our friend Carl Blum, who is a
valued employe at the J, M. Fisher
store, has become a papa again. This
time it is a boy and the grandpar
ents Mr. and. Mrs. Robt. Kuhn. are
Carl waB just about
ift™ fn Hn £!hls «tore this important
event occurred and mamma and boy
are getting along nicely.
after. That he did not try to do so
is to his credit. It is to bis credit if
he was thinking only of ielieving the
reserve bank of embarrassment. It
is equally to his credit if he was
thinking' it might help out his politi
cal standing to place on record this
intimation of confidence in his elec
tion. Whatever his motivo, a man is
entitled to commendation if he does
the right thing when he might have
done the wrong thing. Mr. Meredith
did the right thing in getting, out of
the federal reserve bank as soon as
he got into politics.
abI®
Floyd Heberer sold an Overland
automobile to a LaHarpe man a day
recently. Floyd has opened a garage
In Nauvoo and will have a first class
machinist in charge while he does the
selling.
Miss Lois Hobbs is visiting in
Rushville, 111., this week.
great army of volunteers, or con-, Henry Schenk and family.
scripts it may be, which must be Mr. and Mrs. John Wolf of Omaha,
formed in the event of a war with a Nebr., are in Nauvoo for a lengthy
first class power. The reason for the visit with the husband's parents,
holding of the men on the lorder thus I Mr. and Mrs. Louis Datin, Mr. and
is explained in two ways, both of Mrs. Phineas Kimball and Lou Meier,
which are equally important to the business management of St. Mary's
nation as a whole. {academy of Nauvoo, were in Daven
port. Iowa, during the week to
Kitchener as British war minister,
first came into prominence through
his parliamentary speeches during
the Boer war, though the stand he
took in regard to the struggle was ex
ceedingly unpopular at the time.
G. M. Anderson, known to millions
of "movie" fans as "Broncho Billy,"
began life as a newsboy, and then
joined a minstrel troupe. Now he is
reckoned among those whom the mo
tion pictures have made near-million
aires.
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Mrs. Ed. Gott and children of Ft.
the Knights of Columbus.
Nauvoo has plenty of visitors in
the nature of candidate for cou ity
and state offices these day*. Vor.
can't walk up our business section
any day but what you will bump jnto
one of them.
Everybody in Nauvoo reads this
column in the Keokuk Daily Gate
City, subscriber or not
Nauvoo's city council meets next
Monday night regular meeting. It is
expected that a strict automobile or
dinance will be introduced before the cJaaa.
body and a strict enforcement of the
law will be asked for, even though
the state militia will be necessary to
be called out to enforce It.
Next September 5 and 6 several
thousand people will como to Nauvo^
from surrounding towns to attend
our old soldiers' reunion. We will
not have to depend on the proposed
interurban line .to bring them here.
The automobile route is swifter and
more convenient.
Traveling men who arrive In Nau
voo say that the business of the
country is picking up in every line.
They say there Is the prospect of
this fall being one of the best for
years. The country merchants are
all feeling in the best of spirits at
the outlook. Very few business men
in Nauvoo are complaining of busi
ness depression at this time.
We have had no mad dog scare in
Nauvoo this* summer, but it's a won
der for the dogs were running at
large, unmuzzled
this republic the output. would be without railway transportation fadll
sufficient to produce a rivet of juice.
It is not so cultivated. Nauvoo has
its share of the varieties.
The big tent that was used for
Nauvoo's Chautauqua' was folded ur
and taken care of by John Koebler
end shipped to Hamilton, where it
wiil be used for the. Hamilton cUau
tntiqua from August 5 to its conclu
sion.
Miss Hildred McGee of Hamilton
has been visiting at the C. J. Baxter
home.
Mr. John Kochli and family have
purchased a Chevorlet automobile
from Li. A. Ochsner. Thus one by
one Nauvoo residents are buying cars
as they did pianos years before.
There Is no poverty like that which
finds it a necessity to keep up appear
ances like you can find with some
people in Nauvoo.
The annual picnic of the Powell
ton Royal Neighbors and Woodmen
occurs on Saturday, Aug. 26, and they
will have a fine program. Powelitou
is a suburb of Nauvoo and about six
miles east of our city limits.
The committee of the old settlers*
organization met at the Hancock
county hub l&st Saturday to fix a tima
and place for the annual meet for
this season, and strange to say, there
wasn't a town in this county that
made an application for the meeting
to entertain the old folks. There was
a time when towns in tMs prosper
ous county of ours, made a fight as
to which one would be given the
privilege to entertain those dear old
people, but now none wants to take
the responsibility. The committee
appointed at the last meeting will
tites.
We know our opinions are of little^
weight generally, but we l.-ave a fail
ing for saying what we think, and
when we say what we think in this
column and the think comes true, we
never get a bit of credit for it, but
If it is the reverse, oh, my!
"The House of a Thousand Candles
is going to be produced in the Nau
voo opera house on Monday evening,
Sept. 4. Mr. Primrose will offer one
of the most notable companies in
America and the production in Nau
voo will be as complete as that g|ven
anywhere, where it has had a long
run.
Nalvoo's Civic league ladies have
secured only about 300 pledged sea
son tickets for another Chautauqua
next year in this old town and it is
said that the receipts fell short |90
this year of defraying expenses.
What do the business men and
people of Nauvoo' think this town
ought to do? Lay low and expect
people to come here and grasp the
almighty dollar without an effort?
The Nauvoo Civic league ladies have
accomplished something for this town
that our business men would not
have thought of or undertaken if they
had lived a thousand years, just be
cause they would have been afraid
to risk the financial end of a Chau
tauqua. The ladies composing the
league in Nauvoo are determined to
have another Chautauqua in this beau
tiful dead old town next year, if per
severance will prevail.
We never follow with this column,
but always lead. We again say Nau
voo will have the largest grape crop
haB had
The Presbyterian church Sunday !'or reporting the Nauvoo chautau
school and congregation of Nauvoo' 1^a
this week in the natural timber which is read by several thou*
close to the Porth home, rortheast of !sand People in Nauvoo and our rural
Nauvoo. The human freight will g0
in conveyances provided for their
transportation and will leave the
Nauvoo Presbyterian church at 9
o'clock In the morning. It will be a
great event for it will be a basket
picnic. The ice cream and cake will
go up by the auto route.
to attend
C. R. Montgomery recently flnlsh-
ed a large contract for the Keokuk
water power people up at Pontoosuc.
111., and now has returned to Nauvoo
where he has. a contract for rip-rap
ping for the same company on our
lake front. "Monte," as he is familiar
ly known here, is a whirlwind builder
and finisher of contract jobs and he
intends to finish this lake front work
in less than two weeks.
y**rn If nothing in-
terferes from now untJl ripening
time and neighboring newsrapers can
copy this assertion without fear of
contradiction of reliable parties.
Don't knock our grape, but booTt.
However, a knock is A boost when 2t
comes from a "nincompoop."
This column, received much praise
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a»-e going to enjoy a picnic Friday jily newspaper, the Keokuk Daily Gate
of
doings daily in this great fam-
routes.
We ran enough rrinted mat-
ter during the week to. fill two coun
try weekly newspapers.
The Taber lumber yard in Nauvoo
is now completed and is as good if
not better than ever and is being
rapidly stocked, with all kinds of
lumber.
The steamer Qulncy passed this
port going south Wednesday morning.
Nauvoo people will have the plea
sure of witnessing- one of the finest
picture shows and vaudeville stunts
ever seen in this section next Sun
day evening, in the opera house. It
is. hoped the management will re
ceive a liberal patronage.
The Ladies Aid society of the M.
E. church in Nauvoo met this aftei
noon at the home of Mrs. J. F. Ar
gast.
Our young friend Henry Lienhard
will occupy the editorial chair in the
Nauvoo Independent office during the
publisher's absence on a vacation an 1
we now look for this "old reliable"
newspaper to be chock full of local
news and dished up to the patrons 'in
a spicy manner.
Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Welts.*, Mrs. Lou
Argast and daughter Miss Grace,
autoed to Ft. Madison Tuesday after
noon and took in the sights of the
city.
The marigold is a little weather
prophet. If the day is going to be
fine the flower opens about 3 or 4
Madison were guests of the mother's flower does
parents during this week in Nauvoo.
Nauvoo's mayor, E. J. Baxter, was I xr numerous Ir.
in Dubuque. Iowa, this week and at-! Ln 0? °Uf *7La,pe„
cr°P
tended the bee convention held there. ??,i T» benuti-
Mrs. H. C. Hodge of Keokuk was a!
guest of Mrs. W. M. Haggett in Nau
voo the week just past.
Mrs. Herman Schenk or Nauvoo,
has departed for Westfall, Oregon,
for an Indefinite stay with her son
.a,"TTn' „but
lf
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cUy ln large
numbers. We
are boosting our grape crop, not
knocking it as some "critters" do
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Longer Skirts.
NEW YOHK, Aug. 3.—A Parisian
edict was received today anent the
amount of material in milady's skirt.
There is to be more of it. The addi
tion, say fashion's fonnulators, does
not mean fuller garments. Skirts
are to be grown longer. The big hip,
-predominant in present styles are
.taboo. Coats will be longer for wom
en and shorter for men. Sleeves
without too mudh trend toward the
old "leg o'mutton" of years ago. ..
"Hungry Hogan.",* a notod hackinan
of Chicago, after fifty years' service,
tossed the lines to the invisible
driver and answered the call. He
acquired the novel nickname because
his horse insisted on halting in front
of every lobster palace on the route.
A fortune of five figures was accu
mulated before the auto cab put the
ancient hack in the back number
BM6T0N ROUTE
SAFETY FIRST WORK
Railroad la Diatrlbuting Placard!
Which Will bo of Interest
to Automobile
Drivers.
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HAS LECTURER AT WORK
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B. F. Thomaa on Road for
Railroad
Lecturing to Workers and
Advising Them of.
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Oangora. v.
The railway officials and prominent
manufacturers are engaged in a laud-
Real estate deals are lew and far table effort to reduce the number ol
between in this grand old town. We accidents and to promote "Safety
are all waiting for that interurban First" work. They are warning the
line from Ft. Madison to Nauvoo to I public to keep off the railway prop
begin work. It is possible that Nau- erty where danger ever lurks, and by
voo people will pass another winter
these warnings are going to get
results. Of course, that is but one
small phase of the work. The Bur
lington route has B. F. Thomas going
up and down the road, lecturing to
the men and adviBlng them, and point
ing to dangers and getting new ideas
and suggestions and giving out val
uable information. Local organiza
tions are keeping busy in many places.
Here the Burlington route is giving
much attention to the work. Just now
the following placards are being dis
tributed that are of special interest
to the auto folks:
Do You Drive a Motor Car? 4
If so, just run over these ques
tions: Have you noticed that
many drivers cross railroad
tracks without looking or listen
ing for trains? Thousands risk 4
their lives in this way every day.
Yourself—Do You Look and
Listen? 4
Trusting to luck at railroad
crossings because of recklessness
or ignorance or sheer failure to
realize that a train may be com
Ing. 4
Do You Trust to Luck? O
When a train comes at that mo
4 ment, as happens not infrequent- 4
ly, the trainmen are suddenly
confronted with auto or team on
track, with no chance to avoid
hitting it. Result—Deaths, in
juries, sorrow, vain regrets.
Ar« You Paving the Way for 4
This?
The railroads recognize their
responsibility and are.every year
improving as many crossings as
possible. 0
wnat Is Your Responsibility? 4
Responsibility lies cm every 4
driver of automobile or team to 4
know the way Is safe. Tet
3,894 persons were killed last 4
year because drivers trusted that 4
somehow Providence would look 4
out for them. Many had passen- 4
gers in their care. 4
Do You Protect Your Passen- 4
gers? 4
Look and listen at the railroad 4
crossings and if in doubt about 4
the way being safe, stop and In- 4
0 vestigate. That is the safe way 4
to do it. 4
Do You Do It That Way?|,f 4
Killed by Burglars.
CHICAGO, 111., Aug. 3—Frank Ver
vers, 55, was shot and killed here to
day by burglars, caught in the act
of escaping -from his home. Ververs
was sleeping on the back porch when
he heard a noise on the inside. He
jumped to his feet at the same time
the back door slammed shut. As he
tried to open the door, the robbers
fired through the wooden panel. The
thieves escaped with $300 worth oi
jewelry.
One Thing Certain.
Kansas City S&r: There is on
thing about that campaign fund of
million dollars the prohibitionists are
to raise and spend—none of it wiL'
be contributed by the brewers.
Women Know
that they cannot afford to be
ill. They must keep themselves
in the best of health at all
times. Most of alL the digest
ive system must be kept in
good working order. Knowing
tne importance of this, many
women h^ve derived help from
These safe, sure, vegetable rails
ouickly right the conditions
that cause headache, languor,
constipation and biliousness.
They are free from habit-form
ing drugs. They do not irri
tate or weaken the bowels.
Women find that relieving the
small ills promptly, prevents
the development of big ones.
They depend on Beecham's
Pills to tone, strengthen and
Keep Ulan Well

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