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I jK)NDAY, AUGUST 14,191*
BI WAVE ft
BflOKEN AT UST
Uoder-ate Temperature Will Prevail
Re#t of the
l|-:v Ip new Will 'Not Last
[thermometer at 58 Degrees Here Last
The temperature at the highest
gonday was 74, but in the morning it
was in the sixties most of the time.
At 7:00 p. m., it stood at 73 degrees.
Sunday night and early this morning
there was a great drop. The lowest
point reached was 68 degrees and at
7:00 a. m. this morning the ther
mometer stood at 59. Showers are
scheduled for today and tonight, and
Tuesday will he unsettled.
The weather forecast from Wash
ington for the upper Mississippi val
ley and plain states reads as follows:
•Moderate temperature will prevail
during the week the first half of the
week will be fair and the latter half
will probably be unsettled and
ihowery." The first half of this fore
cast was not borne out. The local
forecasts call for showers.
There will be no more tot weather
here. It will be a rare day that the
thermometer goes over 90 degrees.
A general change has come over the
entire country. A moderate and even
temperature la predicted for the rest
of the summer. The heat wave has
The cool weather that hit Keokuk
on Saturday night is not a local
change. It is country wide.' Only
the middle west, south and a very
part of the east, however, has
The only Jiot portion of the United
States on Sunday was Arkansas,
Oklahoma and southern K&naas.
Little Rock had the highest tempera
tore, 98 degrees. Dodge City cams
Baseball in That City Received a
Severe Blow Last
'. Night—Local Shower# -r
Predicted for This
It was but a few days ago that
Keokuk swqlterefl in 102 degree heat.
Last nieht it shivered in 58 degrees
After one of the longest hot waves
In years the mercury too* a drop on
Sunday and remained down through
today. But it will not stay cool, the
weather office predicts. After a few
local showers and soma unsettled
weather, the thermometer will rise,
but not to the -blood heat btage again.
Baseball in Waterloo received a tem
porary set-back when all buildings In
the tell park were destroyed by fire
during the night. The origin of the
fire is unknown.
Set Season's Record.
Waco and Galveston set the season's
reoord for overtime fames in the
Texas league yesterday, the fOnner
winning, four to one ift twenty in
nings. -Hill for Waco, and Gudger
tor the locals, pitched the entire
game. Miller, local firist baseman,
had thirty-two "put outs] and two as
sists. The exhibition lasted three
houm and twenty-eight minutes.
Sfe Death Toll la 26.
JOHNSTOWN. Pa., Aug.
the finding of several additional
bodies in the wreckage of the two
trolley cars which met head-on at
Brookdale, several miles from here
Saturday and the death of several of
the victims in local hospitals Satur
day night and yesterday, the death
toll of the horror mounted to twenty
six. Several of the Injured are in a
critical condition. Fifty-five persons
are in the hospital.
Columbia State: Charles IS. Hughes
*as a man of such self control that
feeling as he did, he was able to live
three years and a half in the same city
with Wood row Wilson!
Come Out of the
season for the bake-oven.
Banish kitchen worry and
work. Forget about cooks
and servants and gas bills.
Solve your Summer prob
lem by serving Shredded
Wheat Biscuit, the ready
cooked whole wheat food.
A food that restores the di
gestive organs to their nat
ural vigor, supplies all the
nutriment needed for a half
day's work and keeps the
bowels healthy and active.
We have done the baking
for you in our own oven.
Eat it for breakfast with
milk or cream serve it for
luncheon with berries or
other fresh fruits. Made at
Niagara Falls, N. Y.
One of Free
•Rollo the limit, one of the free at
tractions of the Keokuk fall celebra
tion, is Ihefe shown in his daring
somersault act that will no doubt
send the thrills up the spines of his
spectators here. This feature, no
6. C. KRAFT
Well Known Man Dies After Opera
tlon—III But Four Day»—
.p' Death is Severe 8hock to
Family and Friends.
Was Born In Keokuk in 1857 and Ever
Since He Had Continued to
Make This City
Cj His Home
George C. Kraft, a resident of Ktfo-i# The foregoing rules are pri
kuk since his birth, died yesterday marily for actor's kisses. For
morning at 9:30 of appendicitis. Death actresses the following are being
occurred in a local hospital, where he: considered:
iMtd ixtn operated on tar appendicitis New hat kisses bestowed on
two days before. He was ill but four woman friend, six feet.
days, and his sudden death is & severe! Rich uncle kiss, twenty feet.
shock to the members of his family Poor uncle kiss, one foot.
and his many friends in the comunity Vampire kiss, status not de-
Mr. Kraft was born in Keokuk, Sep-' termined. Sessions say* not at
tember 25, 1857. He received his edu-|J'all and Brewster and Botkin re
cation In the Catholic schools, an 'use to msagree with Sessions.^
then learned the cigar making trade,1• Kissing husband, fivei feet for
which he followed most of his life. He affection for other purposes, de
was skillful and faithful in his traue, rended on circumstances.
and was always well liked by his em-
ployere, because of his businesslike
habits, and agreeable character.
He was a member of the St. Mary's
Catholic church, of the St. Joseph's
society and of local number 60, Cigar
Makers International Union of Ameri
April 18, 1884, he married Miss
Emily Menz, a popular young woman,
of this city. This marriage resulted
in the birth of one child, Mrs. John
Costello of this city. Mrs. Kraft also
survives her husband. A sister. Mrs.
Stephen Selbert, and one grandchild
are the other living relatives.
The program at the Grand tonight
is further strengthened by one of
the best Keystone two act comedies
that has 'been shown in Keoktik for
some time. Chester Conklin stars in
"Bucking Society," and It is one long
laugh from start to finish. The farce
is "I""", very lively and a delight to
children as well as grown-ups.
Of "The Beggar of Cawnpore* and
its star, a prominent photo play
'H. B. Warner, matinee idol—a
dirty, ragged opium-eodden wreok,
dreaming ibis wretdhed life away in
the slums of the Sast Indian city of
Cawnpore- It's a trtumph of make
up .and of acting such a* has seldom
Rollo, the Limit, in His Daring Somersault
doubt, will be one of exceptional in
terest to the visitors to Keokuk dur
ing celebration week.
iRWUo carries his structure complete,
the dimensions of saane are as fol
lows: Length, 120 feet width, fif
teen feet height,
He hae searchlight erected at the
top of his structure which he throws
over the ground at night perform
ances. He lights red fire in the gap
ON THE FILM
There has been some dispute
as to how long a kiss should be
allowed on a screen in Kansas.
A movie director proposed tho
following sliding scale—it enould
be remembered that one foot of
film ordinarily means one second
of time to the movie fan:
FirBt sweetheart or stolen kiss,
commonly known as the "grab it
and run," three feet.
Second sweetheart kiss, fifteen
of one year,
nwn t* After marriage
AXaAri twenty-five feet.
After five years, six feet.
After twenty years, no limit at
all, as far as the Kansas movie
censor appeal board is con
Mother-in-law kiss, five-six
teenths of a foot
Soul kiss, dispute, Brewster
favors a limit of fifty-seven feet
Sessions says not more than
twenty-three feet Botkin, not
"The BeaQar of Cawnpore."
Tonight's attraction at the Grand
is one of the greatest pictures ever
put on the screen, a triumph of set
ting, acting and theme, a real triumph
for Thos. H. Ince. "The Beggar of
CawnvDre" star H. B. Warner and
other remarkable character actors ..
from the Triangle studios, and by its, confined to Ms
all-round excellence will live for
years In the memories of those who
WARSAW, 111., Aug. 14.—«n the re
cent death of Guy B. Chandler, whidh
occurred Wednesday, August 9, Kan
cock county loses one of her sterling
citizens and progressive farmers, a
man of strict integrity who com
manded the respect and esteem of a
wide circle of friends and acquaint
ances. He Buffered a paralytic stroke
about three years ago, from which he
never fully recovered, but he Was not
confined to his bed except for the
last eleven daya of .his illness he
was aged seventy-thre® years, four
months and twenty-three days. The
decedent wa« born in Wythe town
ship September 15, 1842, and spent
almost his whole life on the farm,
where he died. On March 12, 18G4,
he was united In marriage to Miss
Elizabeth A. Smith tx this union
three daughters were born, L/uella,
wife of P. A. Pulton of Wythe Net
tle wife of Rev. Edward Montgom
ery, and Eva, wife of Rev. W. H.
Mathews, who with the wife, survive
him. His funeral was held from his
late residence in Wythe township,
Friday morning, August 11, at 1:00
o'clock. Mr. Chandler besides engag
ing In farming and stotfk raising,
bought and sold stock for many years
and was very successful: one of the
up Ana or acung »uo» J*"? handlers of live stock in
^en^The Imn^nfe youthful Hancock county and one whose Jud^
features of the famous creator of
"Alias Jimmy Valentine" are dis
guised by a straggling beard, his eyes
are lifeless, he is no longer a man,
but a decrepit, 'hopeless, lifeless
thing—'»ntil the moment when a face
out of the past awakens him, a great
need calls his manhood into being,
and he does what a man should do.
Remarkable settings and costume® of
•India add to the attractiveness of
"Th© Beggar of Caiwwpore," one. of
Triangle's most notable releasee.
Ann Pennington, youtfaful and beau
tiful and the much talked of star of
35 famous Ziegfeld Follies of 1915
and 1916, makes her first Paramount
appearance »t the Grand tomorrow tn
"Susie Snowflake"—a romance of the
musical comedy stage. Heart News
notorial—-the latest wwld's events
of interest—Is on the same program.
A young condor does not fly until
after tt Is a year oM£_v J-
ment could not be questioned. On
May 3, 1887, Mr. Chandler became a
charter member of Warsaw camp 340
M. W. A. and assisted in organiza
tion of the ahove camp of this model
fraternal order in Warsaw.
Geo. Goetz-has bought the Chas.
Albers cottage on the northeast cor
ner of Van Buren and Fifth streets,
and will remove thereto shortly from
Eighth and Webster stt'ee18-
Master in Chancery Mack, at 2:00
m., Saturday, in front of the post
offlce, sold the Bud Gilliam farm tor
tll8K) per acre there are 178 acres,
part of it bottom land Clarence JoSin
son was the pafchH9er.
If the speed limit on Main street
was enforced against auto chauffers,
judge ILemkan would not have time
for his meals.
The Methodist ohurcn basement has
been refloored and other needed Im
Mrs. Arthur Kuse very pleasantly
entertaiTMd fourteen youn« ladies
THE &JLY GATE U1TT "T *'**$*}
and has his name in electric lights
at tJhe top of his incline. Ho starts
from the top of his structure on
roller skates-, and wheels down the
steep incline at a rapid rate of speed,
as he reaches the gap, he turns a
complete somersault and lands on
the platform opposite, smiling at the
tremendous outburst of applaiuse
which he receives at every
OWANS ON COAST
GATHER FOR PIGNIG
Fifty Thousand Members of Iowa As
sociation Met Saturday at
KBOKTJK PEOPLE THERE
Prizes Were Awarded and Addresses
Delivered by Former Resi
dents of the Hawk
Many former Keokuk residents and
local persons visiting on the coast, at
tended the annual picnic of the Iowa
association at Long Beach, California
on Saturday. Of the 200,000 former
tiawkeyes in southern California, it
is estimated that 50,000 gathered for
the yearly outing at Long Beach, ac
cording to a dispatch from that place.
Keokukians have always been promi
nent at these gatherings as this city
has contributed many residents to the
coast, especially southern California.
The Long Beach dispatch contains the
following on Saturday's outing:
Prizes were given for the oldest
native Iowan, the longest married
Wednesday afternoon in honor of
Miss Mabel Ruse.
The Farmers' Grain and Supply
company shipped 102 hogs to
Louis Wednesday one hog in the lot
weighed 570 pounds.
September wheat at 11.45 in Chi
cago, makes some farmers wish they
The type made an error in Fri
day's letter in the brewery item in
stead of "25,000 bottle machine," it
should read $26,000.00, as that was
the cost of this wonderful machine
that shows almost human Intelligence
and is operated by electricity.
Professor Kindig put the band
through its paces in Friday night's
practice and the boys enjoyed It
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. McOrew of Car
thage, spent last week here.
Mrs. Ben H. Menke of Keokuk, and
her guest. Miss Norma Terry, of
Wytheville, Va., were Warsaw visit
ors last week.
Mrs. Richard Miller and "Mrs. Chas.
CUmer of Peoria, are viBiting rela
That Friday evening downpour did
a world of good to every green thing
and almost tempted one to stand out
in it and not care whether he was
called a "green thing" or not one
fact remains however, the hot spell,
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wood are re
joicing in the advent of a son, born
Saturday an 18 year old ooy from
Missouri, weight $60 pounds, was a
sensation on Main street: his grand
parents live in Warsaw there Is a 14
year old boy in or near Lima, that
will outweigh the Missouri boy soon
if he keeps gaining at the rate he
has for the last few years.
-Hyde S. Rogers a former Warsaw
hoy, who is on the staff 'of the Bill
ings, Mont., Bvenlng Journal, deliv
ered* an address before the Montana
State Press association at its annual
meeting In Livingston, Mont., in the
week ending July 22. The Livingston
Enterprise highly compliments Mr.
Rogers, and publishes his speech in
The Pire^byteriaa Sunday school
met in regular session In Ralston
park, at 9:45 a. m. Sunday, Aragust
AMUSEMENTS AMUSEMENTS AMUSEMENTS
GRAND tK TONIGHT
Final showing of one of the greatest film plays—a Thos.
H. Ince masterpicture of gorgeous setting, thrilling story
and powerful acting
with H. B. WARNER and Tcry wrasoal cast,
And on the same bill, the funniest, cleanest 2 act Keystone
seen here for many a day—«A swift-running, very clever
Ziegfeld Follies star of 1915 and 1916 in a new Paramount
ALSO HEARST'S NEWS PICTORIAI WORLD'S EVENTS
lowans, and for the married couple
who had lived longest in their native
J. G. Spielman, president of the
Long Beach branch of the associa
tion, welcomed the visitors and the
address of the day was made by
Judge Fred H. Taft of Los Angeles.
Other speakers were Dr. Margaret V.
Clark and Col. John J. Steadman.
Former lowans who are candidates
for offices in the coming general elec
tion were introduced but did not
Tbese annual gatherings are devot
ed chiefly to renewing friendships of
back home folks.
Sunk In Collision.
HALIFAX, N. S., Aug. 14.—The
Massachusetts fishing schooner Oriole
was sunk forty miles southwest
of Seal Island Saturday night in a
collision with the Norwegian steamer
Borchild. Four lives were lost. The
Borchild put In here with Captain
McDonald and other survivors today.
Several of the Oriole's eighteen
survivors, including Captain McDon
ald, climbed into the rigging as their
vessel sank under them and in this
manner were rescued.
Music Without Charms.
Sioux City Tribune: The ice man
laughs in fiendish glee—from afar
we hear his 'tee, he, hel" but the
coal man, we can plainly see, will
ere long sing, "Ho lo, hi lee!"
Forestry experts have found that a
plant growing luxuriantly in the
Philippines and heretofore thought a
weed is used in other ports of the
tar east for the production of cam
certainly does heal
Incrarfileof reports, covering a period
of twenty years, literally thousands of
tell how successful the Res-
Inol treatment is (or eczema and similar
skin troubles. The first use of Rcsinot
Ointment and Resinol
the itching and burning, and they soon
clear away ait trace of the eruption. No
Other treatment for the slop now before
(he public can show sucn a recerd of
Aift'riW \l'll I ar'felk 1 *J*.
I stSiZ TONIGHT
IN WM. FOX'S POWERFUL STORY OF MANKIND
"Sins of Men"
A WONDERFUL 5 ACT PHOTOPLAY WITH A WORLDLY APPEAL
Mats. 2 to 5 TOMORROW Eve. 7, 8:15, 9:30.
VIVIAN MARTIN in "A Modern Thelma'"n
COMING SOON! WATCH FOR DATE!
TUES. AND WED.—A BRILLIANT, NEW STAR
THE SPOILERS" Kii I
A NEW DE-LUXE EDITION OF SELIG'S WONDERFUL FILM PLAY
Tired of Living
Expressions Commonly Made Use of
by Individuals Suffering From
When a person makes a statement
of this kind they must be at the
limit of endurance, and life ceases to
be desirable. If there Is one class of
people more than another that would
call forth such a remark it would be
thos® who suffer from chronic ail
ments. It is also a most convmcn
thing to see and hear people talking
about the good results and relief
given them by Dr. Aitken, the special
ist They go to him because h? is a
specialist and treats difficult and
stubborn diseases, and many Where
doctors say an operation is the only
thing that can cure but how many
there are sorry time and time again
that they had that operation, because
It left them worse than they were
in the first place, and in a condition
that they never may be cured. Many
and many a case they say must be
operated are relieved and benefited
by Dr. -AltUen for a small nominal
fee and no risk to life (consultations
and examinations free). He treats
all chronic diseases of the heart,
liver, stomach, kidneys, bladder,
goiter, appendicitis, gall stones, and
other intestinal trouble*, and all
chronic and nervous diseases of men
and women. Pile-' cured without the
knife. Office in McCrary flats,
Main street (See sign). Office hours,
8-12 a. m., 1:30-4:2ft p. m.. 7-8 p. m.
Sundays, 10-12 m.—Advertisement.
Want Rates Suspended.
WASHINGTON*. Aug. 14.—The sus
pension board Cf the interstate com
merce commission today heard repre
sentatives of 584 trans-continental
shippers in a petition for suspension
of proposed increase In coast tc coast
Treight rates. The Increase followed a
recent decision of the commission re
storing trans-continental rates which
were lower than rates to Intermediate
inter-mountain territory than through
to the coast by certain prescribed per
centages. The roads instead of lower
ing the intermediate rates to conform
Oats City Chapter No. 7, R. A. M.
regular meeting second Friday ol
Hardin lodge. No. 29, holds Its regu«
lar monthly meeting the first Mon
day evening of cach month.
Blmlra Chapter No. 40, O. B. S.,
holds Its regular moetlng the first
Thursday of each mdnth, Masonlo^^|
Temple, Seventh and Blondeau. Mra.fr4*
Lillian Lloyd, W. M. Mrs. I* N.
DAMASCUS COMMANDERY NO.
Meets regularly every third Thurs
day in each month. Visiting breath
ren cordially Invited to attend. C. J.
Eckland, E. C. B. W. Merriam, Rec.'
INiDEJPEJNIXENT OtRDERl OF ODD
Keokuk lodge No. 13, I. O. O. F.t
meets regular every Monday night
at 7:30 o'clock. John I. Llnqulst,
N. G. F. M. Pugh, "Rec. Sec'y. Visit
ing brothers invited to attend.
Puckechetuck lodge No. 43, meets
every Friday evening at 8:00 o'clock.:
W. L. Utley, N. G. GeoTge W. Im
megart, permanent secretary.
Puckecbetuck Encampment No. 7,
meets first and third Thursday even*
ings of each month. John Eisenhuth,
Colfax Rebekah lodge No, 2, meets
every second and fourth Tuesday Pt
each month. N. G., Elizabeth Pember-i
ton, recording secretary, Hannah^,,.
MODERN WOCDMEN OF AMERICA^
Keokuk Camp No. 622, meets every}'
Wednesday evening at 7:30 p. m. Outf*
latch string is out to neighbors, Geo,
W. Sweeny, V. C. J. A. Pollard, cler.
B. P. O. ELKS.
Keokuk lodge No. 106, meets first
and third Thursday nights at Elks'
ball, Sixth and Blondeau streets,
Club rooms open daily. Visiting breth
ren cordially Invited. Henry V. Craw
ford, E. R. Leroy J. Wolf, secretary.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES
Keokuk Aeire, No. 683, meets Irel
and third Wednesday of each month"
at Easle's h: l, 523 Main Street. Visit'
Ing brothers cordially invited. Phil
jGlaser, W. President Charles A.
Noakes, ,W. Secretary.
K. OF P.
Morning St^r lod^e No. 5, meeti
at Fifth and Rlondeau, K. of P. build
!ing, Tuesday at t:30. U. S. Ulrlch,
chancellor commander J. A. Burgess,
jK. of R. and S. Visiting Knights fra
1 ternally invited.
KNIGHTS AND LADIES OF SECTJR-
STY KEOKUK COUNCIL NO. 1033
(meets the first and third Monday oi
leach month at Hawkcs hall at 8:00
o'clock. H. O. Dose, president W. C.
Thon, financier: Mrs. Blanche Marl
Keokuk council No. 52Q meets "rst
land tMrd Friday each month, Hawkea
ihall. Eighth and Main. Visiting breth
ren fraternally invited to attend. C.
E. Powell, regent J. I. Annable,
LOYAL ODER OF MOOSE.
Keokuk lodge No. 704, meets e*ery
Tuesday night at 8:00 p. m^ in Moosa
hall, corner of Sixth and Main. Visit
ing brothers cordially invited. John
G. Startler, dictator A. E. Moore,
to the commission's order raised the
trans-continental rates to the percent
age point The shippers contend that
the commissions did not grant author
ity for the increases.
Paterson, X. J.. is the leading sflk
city in the United States.
Third floor Masonlo Tempi*.
Seventh and Blondeao. Jcf
Eagle lodge No. 12, holds its regu
lar meeting the first Tuesday evening
of each month.