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18 North Sixth Street.
3ATB CITY—Established 1864.
CONSTITUTION—Established 1847.
-1 democrat—yhtshiishad
Consolidated Uudt ft 188®.
OHZE2B1—Established in 1892.
Consolidated September 22. 1891.
Consolidated April 8. 191*.
C. P. Sklrvin -General Manager
C. a Warwick Business Manager
Entered at the poatofflce at Keokuk as second-rls—
Dally, by man. outside city, year ........
Dally, in Keokuk. per week
Dally, except Sunday.
Keokuk, Iowa August 22, 1916
All that has been done for Mexico the Spaniards did, do-
'5 spite their cruelties, their greeds and their passions. We
of the north have used It only as a quarry, leaving no
monuments to God nor testaments to man In place of the
,* treasure that we have piled high on departing^ ship or
train. Now we seem to be handing back to Indians very
like those the Spaniards foun* the fruits of a great civilU
zation for them to trample In the dust. Let us not call It
human service.—Edith O'Shaughnessy.
With a smile in the morning and evening
A fellow there was I knew
Who wouldn't be downed when his failures frown" 1,
Who wouldn't give up and get Woe.
He suffered like all of us,
A human like all of
Nothing divine or
And he smiled when he smiled
For this reason—no other—
He bad done the best he could do.
With the smile that he wore in the morning
One morning he rose traa his bed
On fire with a plan that would elevate man—
So big was the plan in his bead.
He struggled like all of us.
A human like all of us—
His plan soon died and fell through.
But this man with a smile
Kept on smiling because
He had done the best he could do.
6a he passed down the pathway of living.
This man with the smile that I knew—
He wouldn't despair—he went everywhere
Determined to put things through.
He suffered like all of us.
Grew faint like all of us—
Came to his deathbed, too—
And he "Smiled as he died.
As he smiled when he llTed—
Be had done the best he could do.
—Grant Metiee.
Fear not, bat trust in Providence, who
ever thou may'st be.—Thomas Havnes Bay
•was there and we doubt if many congressmen
Anyway, Mr. "Wilson detected the joker and
despite his general approval of the bill, to
whose policy he is broadly committed, he wisely
and courageously vetoed it. In doing so he re
buked an attempt to shirk obligation and es
tablished the claims of the public upon a group
of men with whom the government has a re-
Of course soldiering on the border isn't
Rr^e exultation
strange new roads," "visit the excellent show
er baths and bathe in their white spray," "cof- tained bv the
observed any jolly rattlesnake, or amusing, iWit^
*nt,aL Mar
WISE VETO. 'campaign for the establishment of an adequate
The president is entitled to high commenda- jmerchant marine. "In time of war prepare for
tion for his veto of the army appropriation bill peace" will be one of its slogans. It points out
because of the scandalous rider which a few re-1 that, when trade conditions were normal Ger
tired army officers had attached to it, exempt- sold forty-five per cent of her products
ing them from active duty in time of emergency.
We hope that not many officers were responsible fifty-five per cent., while the United States sold
for this provision, which like all riders seems to but five per cent, abroad. Our great commer
have got into the bill by underhand methods. gjgj rivals were able to handle their foreign
At least it is certain the public did not know it commerce in their own ships. England can do
ciprocal contract for life-long support and life-j examined, with a view to throwing out what is
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long service. We have no idea that any one in |harmful and securing the enactment of a law j™***,*0
or out of congress will raise a voice in favor of'approved by practical men. The plan is sound,!
the proposed exemption, and it may be taken and in following it out much confusion as to
for granted that the essential parts of the bill legislation will be avoided. Whatever may re-
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parlor occupation, nevertheless the Iowa in fan-!611
tryman who is alleged to have written the were-
tary of war a letter expressing his delight with
the service enjoys it almost too much. "Honest
perspiration," "delightful to move
fee, steaming hot such expressions belong to "Hotter Than the Sun" should not lose sight
lovely that even perspiration turned honest and, exposition in Moscow.
coffee could be drunk while hot enough to give Europeans that we do fn»k» something besides
off steam on a summer's day. !munitions.
This Iowa infantryman (alleged) has not!
ahont or ela.
stimulating scorpions about camp, or else heL.
would undoubtedly have had a word of praise1 system,
for them too. Perhaps one of them will see
him first. It is to be hope not, for this extra
ordinary individual seems to hold within his {dead."
-JeSri.- t.
soul all the delight that several thousand unen
thusiastic• border troops should feel and don't.
Several of the IftadiKg newspaper publishers
in the east have decided to reduce the size of
their papers and after September first they
will not take back unsold copies from dealers.
It is calculated that in Philadelphia alone two
hundred tons of print paper will be saved
every week by this action, and the saving is
necessary. The publication business is rapidly
getting down to hard pan—because it has to.
Waste of any kind can no longer be permitted,
and unsold and free papers are waste. Economy
is absolutely essential these days, and the con
sumption of print paper must be kept down.
There is not at present a sufficient supply to go
around properly and the prices are quite as high
as the traffic can bear, and rather more so.
The modern daily newspaper is too big. This
complaint applies to the big city dailies more
fti*n to the output in the smaller towns. 'Yet
on occasions the latter publications have over
stepped the bounds of profit to the publishers
but high price of material has been a teacher
who laid on correction with a hickory stick,
and this procedure, while painful, has been
wholesome in results. Hereafter it is promised,
that there will be a less amount of rubbish and
more news and articles of intelligence.
And the scheme of smaller newspapers
should be a valuable education to the reporters.
Most news stories are too long. The writ
ers frequently string out to column length
what might be typed in half that space—some
times less—without spoiling the "story." The
newspapers would be better and readers would
profit if reporters were more adept in the fine
art of boiling down. It is an art to tell a story
in a few words and it is an art well worth cul
tivating. A dozen people will read a story that
commands no more than fifteen or twenty lines
where one will wade through an article of a
columnlength or more.
When Frank Munsey bought the New York
Sun he gave out a notable interview on this
question of reportorial verbosity. He said:
best newspaper I ever saw was the old
four-page Sun." The slow and difficult methods
of composition in those days made it neces
jsary for reporters to write concisely. Charles
A. Dana, editor of the Sun at that time, was a
past master in the art of condensation and in
stilled its virtues in the minds of those asso
ciated with him in the conduct of the newspa
per. It will be fortunate indeed if the print pa
per shortage compels a return to this sort of
The National Marine League, a non-partisan
(organization, including in its membership many
{prominent men, will undertake a vigorous
The League, which was active in opposing
the La Follette seamen's bill, is not asking the
repeal of any measure, nor is it proposing a bill
of its own. But its officers say that all laws
and regulations relating to shipping should be
will be passed without delay as a necessary for- suit in simplifying the statutes relating to w^S5'«mdwiSe,.S
seldom attained in real life, the fact that they are residents of Keokuk,
Those who have at some time enjoyed them- Iowa
selves camping will neverthelss find it hard to
recall an occasion when everything was so American manufacturers are planning
the co5t of
of her own territory and Great Britain
now, and probably Germany, whose mer
chant fleet no longer enjoys the freedom of the
seas, will have plenty of ships when the war is
«M11 AM ^N/% lvATI 4- A* I 1
American shipping will make for the benefit of
I vessel owners and seamen.
A French eccentric movie comedian has been
American film concern at a sal-pojitioai.
handred thomand dollars a year. |«b
This is not the largest salary mentioned in this
class of endeavor but the limit of movie putflic
Those of our people who have been enter-[^to^gu^^^myhosts/i
of an article entitledia
*™Iy OtAhshtd
If Villa does not start something of interest
pretty soon he might as well »imit th»t he is |tnrn
~m w-
studying the southern corn root
worm. Mr. Lloyd estimates that
twenty-five to thirty-five percent of
the corn acreage of the county has
been more or less seriously damaged
bv the worm, the principal injury
being in the south half of the county.
This is the first time that this pest
ever been reported as doing serf
ous injury as far north as Hancock
county. It Is always present in all
parts of the state, but we have nffrti
be that the danger of serious injury
will not be so great another year. It
is still too early to tell about this,
however, and nothing really definite
will be known until the insects hiber
nate in October. No one has ever
before made a comprehensive study
of this insect and it is not known for
certain whether they pass the winter
mostly as the egg. larvae, pupae or
adult. This is the work which Mr.
Marahalltown Times-Republican:
Judge Brandels Is too busy with
court work to sit on the Hei. com
mission. That suggests that a certain
.. onglit I" SAVnafhln# ftAclriM TT
M^^^h ,Rapi4a
Drinking by
State VT*r,Tnr,inrf*t W. P. Flint and planned to hold a picnic In Hunkers
County Agent J. H. Lloyd were In the grove on the old fair ground site one
south part of the county on Aug. 16. half mile northwest of Carthage on
Flint and Mr. Lloyd expect to do and be provided for the entertainment of
after the information is secured they
should have some definite recommen
dations concerning control measures
for this pest.
Soil Improvement Association Picnic.
The officers of the Hancock County
Soil Improvement association have
Des Moines Register: Mr. Bryan
was so quick .with his denial when it
was reported he meant to give np his
residence in Nebraska that we didn't
have a chance to learn how, badly Ne
braska felt about it.
Waterloo Courier: In his western
speeches the republican nominee
Hughes to the Hne, no matter where
the chips may fall. And from all ac
counts he is making the chips fly.
Marshall town Times-Republican:
Everyone from the border tells the 1
same story. The Iowans are the big
gest and finest there. And that they
are very like a tew hundred thous
ands we kept at home. Iowa "stand
ards" run "select" everywhere else.
Lake Park News: A good many
democratic papers are shedding croco
dile tears over Harding. They no
doubt will wish after election they
bad saved their breath to boost for
Meredith. Talk is cheap, b®t It Is
votes that will count, and Harding al
ways has been a vote getter. Those
same papers may rest assumed that
the whole democratic party is not go
ing to vote for their candidate.
Des Moines Tribune: Democrats
who chuckled at Hughes' silence prev
ious to the republican convention now
complain that be talks too much.
Sioux City Journal: Bd Meredith
has figured out a reason for the ex
istence of champagne and whiskey.
The former is used for courtesy pur
poses an-3 the latter for medicine.
peepul. will wake up and listen.
Judge on a minor supreme bench ihere visiting her parenU Mr. and
"OTaethIn* »Idcs
lepublican: The
state campaign has developed some
certain politicians who are publish
ers of papers have been wholly per
sonal. And now the democratic can
didate, Mr. MeredKh. has been tempt
ed or forced to explain matters of
personal conduct that are not prop-
personal conduct mat are no* prop-
We beHeve Mr. Mere-
a who in
the pa**, has^ "taken
at Oakland, as reported
the sioux
ctty^ Journal.
the drink or
long as
must show those
moch as the ex
plana tion. Mr. Meredith woedd bet- pointment at Croton Sunday after
ter have passed the matter over ta
{silence. One's personal habits, as
they are not offensive, are of
concern in pohtios.
no particular concern in politics.
We hope such issues may be drop
ped, but in passing it my be well .0
can Mr. Meredith's Attention to the
fsct his explanation is puerile,
as well as superfluous. He has sought
on "courtesy," either as guest or as
host, that compels one to take a glass
or two, even of champagne at 16 a
quart. If one is sitting
man's table tt fs not discourteous to
,i..j I ttqnor In it untoui fieri. Men are not in England, many Danish younc mm
Tuesday. Sept. 12. The people oi the
county and any others who may care
to come, are invited to join with the
members of the association on that
day. Everybody is expected to bring
a basket dinner which will be eaten
in the shade of the trees in regula
tion picnic style.
Frank I. Mann has been secured to
deliver an address at 1:00 o'clock in
the afternoon. Practically all of our
farmers know Mr. Mann. either
before had it doing so much damage through his writings for the Prairie
as *a year. The northe.n corn root
worm which is sometimes quite bal
here is not present In any numbers
Farmer or from hearing him speak
on previous occasions. Those who
have had the latter-opportunity will
this season. It will not be confused tie sure to come and for the others
with the southern one a* the north
ern worms are much smaller and the
adult beetles are smaller and lack the
twelve black spots on the back.
who have never had, that privilege,
this will he a good opportunity to see
and hear the man whp has made the
greatest progress in the practice of
The spotted beetles of the southern the "Illinois System of Permanent
warm are not nearly so numerous in Fertility** of any farmer In the state. Ja meeting of this council on the
the infested area as the/ were a
ment has under consideration several
farm institute speakers of note, one
of whom will be selected within a
few days.
It is reported that the bachelors,
the crowd. A picnic of this sort is
a fine place to meet farmers from
other parts of the county and to talk
over crop conditions, farm business,
etc. You will meet old friends whom
.you have not seen for years. Remem
ber the date and invite your neigh
their convictions. Rather, they are
the more respected for it. Mr.
Meredith's excuse for drinking the
stuff is silly. -He ought to know that
drinking men do not believe what he
said and non-drinking men know his
sense of daurtesy is false. And since
he has extended this courtesy to both
guest and host, it follows that he has
served champagne at his own tafei^.
where he is the host. That is, of
course, voluntary- No man is under
compulsion, even of courtesy, to set
liquors before his guests, although
may be Sbcially handsome to do so.
And under the laws of Iowa one
may not do
Wm. and Henry Carr have pur
chased a new Overland automobile.
Harp Thero has a new Ford auto.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gentner ar
rived home Saturday morning from
a trip to Chicago on business.
Mr. Geo. Neaffie came home Fri
day to spend over Sunday with his
Mrs. Roy Gray of Ft. Madison Is
young and old, have challenged the proved In the manner specified In the
married men to a baseball game, said resolution of necessity, as pass-
which is to be played on the new dia
mond that is being prepared at the
fair grounds. Other amusements will
neither now, nor be­
fore the repeal of the mulct law. It
was as illegal to give champagne in
a gilded dining room as it was to
sell grog in an alley.
Wliiie saying that he does not be
lieve that his opponent, if elected,
will enforce the laws, Mr. Meredith
has confessed himself to be a violat
or of the laws ahout which he is so
much concerned—for politics only.
The whole thing is silly and polit
ically deplorable. But as It -is written
that they who draw the sword shall
perish by the sword, so those who in
dulge in personalities affecting the
other man may find the personalities
afflicting his own progress. They are
two-edg«i swords.
Mrs. Hovel Perry of Kirkwood, 111.,
is here visiting her brother Bud Mar
tin, and other relatives.
1 Miss Estella Tucker went back to
Now, if Ed can figure outa reason1 for Tuesday, after a two weeks
the existence of beer, the common
.. ... j. Estella Is a nurse in the St. Joseph
Cedar Rapids Republican: It may hospital.
be noted that threats of great strikes
generally come In presidential years.
The leaders in such movements know
when the politicians are most sensi
tive to influences.
Mr. and
Roland Tucker and family. Miss
here visit­
ing her niece Mrs. William Lueckle.
Miss Helen Corns returned home
Saturday from Chicago. She and her
sister Mrs. Harry Beeson of Keokuk,
accompanied their sister Miss Carrie
Corn of Cbehalis. Washington, as
far as Chicago and spent a week
visiting relatives.
Mr. and, Mrs. Wm. Goodin are very
poorly at this time.
Ivan Slee and wife came home last
Monday from Chicago where they
spent a week visiting the tatter's sis
ter Mrs. Monroe Barton and husband.
Wm. Beeson is in Ft. Madison look
ing after his clothing store there.
Mr. Ed. Weigner is quite sick at
a drink with -k,
taken a glass or two of it and that this time, not able to be at the h»n»r
I A AWA A# vn if^fnlfin# vKsm fiA 4a ni nl il
is the extent of my drinking. where he is employed as clerk.
But I have done tha* thing as a court- Miss Florence Wright came home
Saturday after a week's visit near
Miss Cora Ray left for Burlington
Saturday after a month's visit with
the T. Y. Nelson family/
Rev. Nelson
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Vance return
ed home last Friday from "Newton.
Iowa, after a three week's visit with
An Example of Contentment
Buffalo Enquirer: The regulars
are neither complaining of the girub
nor sighing because there Is no war
to fight.
In Its per capita consumption of
sugar the United States ranks fourth
at another 1 in the countries of the world.
Drawn by the scarcity of farm labor
-. England, many Danish young men
1 looked down Upon for staxxUnx by [ajp emforatin* across the North »«»n
August 14, 1916, 9 a. m.
Council met In regular session with
all members present, (Mayor Lofton
presiding. Minutes of meetings of
August 10, 11 and 12, 1916, were
read and approved.
Resolution No. 140.
Be it Resolved, By the City Council
of the City of Keokuk:
That the following pay rolls be, and
they are hereby approved and order
ed paid:
Warrant No. 3935, Fire I 6.00
Wiarrant No. 3936, General... 6.25
Warrant No. 3937, Improve
ment 43.0?
Warrant No. 393S, Street .... 288.31
Warrant No. 3909, .Sewer .... 36.58
Warrant No. 3940, Sidewalk.. 36.44
•Warrant No. 3941, Bridge .... .52
Warrant No. 8942, Park 39.00
Roll call:
Aye—Lofton, Hilpert, Hickey.
Attest: Mayor.
O. W. SANDBHRG, City Clerk.
Resolution Mo. 141.
Be it Resolved by. the City Council
of the City of Keokuk, that pursuant
to a resolution of necessity proposed
10:30 o'clock in the forenoon a I 'JFZ
council, without petition erf property
owners, that the following named al
leys and parts of alleys, to-wit:
Through Mocks 166, 132 and 45, City
of Keokuk, through Mode 3A Estea
addition, and between blocks 2 and
3, Mason's upper addition, be 1m-
ed, by grading between the suu
grade and established grade, and by
paving the same with concrete about
3430 square yards of paving, more or
less, and
Be it further Resolved, That the
City Clerk be, and he is, hereby in
structed to advertise for proposals
for construction of the improvement
above designated, as required by
law the improvement to be con
structed in accordance with the plans
and specifications therefor prepared
by the City Engineer, and approved
by this oouncil on the 31st day of
July, 1916 the work to be commenced
on or before the 5th day of Septem
ber, 1916, and fully completed t»n or
before the 1st day of December, 1916,
payment therefor to be made in
made in special assessment certifi
cates bearing interest at the rate of
six per cent per annum, issued in ac
cordance with the provisions of law,
to the extent that the cost of the
same Is assessa&le by law against
the privately owned property abut
ting on and adjacent to said Im
provement, according to area, so as
to. Include one-half of the privately
owned property between the alley
improved and the next street wheth
er such privately owned property
abut upon said alley or not, but in
no case shall privately owned prop
erty situated more than one hundred
fifty (150) test from the alley so im
proved be so assessed said certifi
cates to 'be issued and delivered to the
contractor after the work is com
pleted and accepted by this council
any deficiency between the amount
of the contract price and the amount
of said certificates to be paid in war
rants on the City Improvement fund
available for the fiscal year beginning
with April 1st, 191*.
Be it further Resolved That pro
posals received for the construction
of the said improvement will be act
ed upon by this council on the 6th
day of .September, 1916.
All bids must be accompanied. In
a separate envelope, with a certified
check, payable to the order of the
City Treasurer, In the sum of four
hundred thirty dollars, as
security that the bidder will enter
into a contract for the doing of the
work and will give a bond in the
sum of twenty-one hundred fifty
($2150) dollars, conditioned upon
the proper carrying out of the terms
of his contract and the faithful per
formance thereof and the contract
will contain a provision requiring the
contractor and his bondsmen to keep
said improvement in good repair for
a period of two years from and after
the completion thereof, and the bond
will be so conditioned.
Adopted August 14, 1916, by the
following vote:
Aye—Lofton, Hilpert, H3ckey.
Ayes. 3 noes, 0.
Approved and signed:
Mayor of the City of Keokok.
O. W. SANDBHRG, City Clerk.
It was ordered that Resolution No.
141, remain on file and posted in the
office of the City Clerk for a period
of one week for public inspection
as required by law, and same shall
be considered for final passage on
August 22, 1916.
Attest: Mayor.
O. W. SANDHERG. City Clerk.
There being no further business.
Council took a recess until August
IS, 1916. 9 a. m.
Attest: Mayor.
O. W. 8ANDBE3AG. City Clerk.
August IS. 191C, 9 a.
Ordinance No. 477 having been on
file and posted in the office of the
fined his regular ap-1^7 Clerk for a period of one week
Proton Sunday after-'
P**140 inspection, as required by
law, is now before the- city council
and same is adopted by the following
Aye—Lofton, Hilpert, fflcksy.
Attest: Mayor.
O. W. SANOBKStO, City Clerk.
To lessen the humming of telephone
wires fastened tt bafidings. a new
German system encloses them in c»
ment cylinders that are softer on the
inside than the outside.
Itie head of the public works de
partment In Duluth has Appointed ten
of the ctty** most Prominent civil
and mechanical engineers to serve as
an advisory board tor his flrwsiimasl

_. original notice
Stats of Iowa, Lee Courts
the District Court of saW^^
W. J. Wyrlck. Jesse vvy?w
Johnson, Plaintiff. ver^V
Smith, Ora Bates, Gertrude o-w,
P. Wilsey. G. G. WU»ey
sey, A. R. wilsey, ManUe
Addle Rhodes, Defendants^11
To the Above Named Defendant-
You are hereby notified that ,,
tion Is now on file in the clerk'.
of the District Court aforesaid f.°!
kuk in behalf of the above
plaintiff, against you and
judgment confirming th«
plaintiffs and defendants in ,3'
the following described
The southwest quarter cu\
Won Thirty-three (33) Townshin^l
ty-six (66), Range Six (6)- the 2*1
tional northwest Quarter i) tf?*
tion Four (4) Township Siity-Hfc 3
Range six (6) and the
northeast quarter («4) of SectSfcl
(5) Township sixty-five OS)?,
six (6), all in Lee County,
containing two hundred and «i.w
acres more or leei. ^1
commencing ftH_
one (281)
twenty (20) feet
(40) feet from the northeast eZ^I
of Lot one (1), Block forty-nine^?]
being twenty (20) feet on Third itn^l
and extending fifty feet across Jfi
in the Citv of KnnkiiV
in the City of Keokuk, Lee ConJJi
Iowa, and praying that parthfij
thereof be made or If the suneS
not be equitably divided that
premises be sold and the
vided between plaintiffs
fendants according to their
tlve shares.
(For further particulars
tion cm file.)
And unless you appear thereto anil
defend before noon of the seco2|
day of the next regular Septembel
term of said Court, to be begun nil
holden at Keokuk on the eightewM]
day of September A D., 1916, default]
will be entered against you and jobf
ment rendered thereon as prayed *1
In said petition.
Attorney for PlaintHt
State of Iowa, Lee county—-ss.
In the district court of said cooafyj
Mary Murphy, plaintiff, verwi
Thomas Connor, John Connor, Brit
get Connor, Cecelia Deitz, Jama]
urlffln, Arthur Griffin, Malachi Ortf
fin, Patrick Griffin, Alfred Loweij,]
James Lowery, Frank Lowery, Ralph
Lowery, Cora Mae Lowery, Mieiuwl
Griffin, Malachl Griffin, Anne Mc
Carthy, Margaret McNamara, John]
Shea, Thomas Shea, and Bdwstf
Shea, defendants.
To the aboVe named defendant:
You are hereby notified that a
tition will on or before September
6th, 1916, be on file In the derkv]
office of the district court aforanM]
at KeoJouk in behalf of the above
named plaintiff, against you udi
claiming Judgment confirming tie
shares of plaintiffs and defendants In
and to the following described real]
estate to-wit: Lot six (6) of block 1
twenty-three (93) in Reid's addition!
to the City of Keokok, Lee county,!
Iowa, and praying that partition
thereof be made or if the same cu]
not be equitably divided that exit
premises be sold and the proceeds]
divided between plaintiff and defend-]
ants according to their respecting
(For further particulars see pet!-|
tion when on file.)
And unless you appear thereto and
defend before noon of the secoad day
of the next regular September term:
of said court, to be begun and bciden
at Keokuk on the eighteenth day of
September, A. D. 1916, default wfll
be entered against you and Judgment
rendered thereon as prayed for in
said petition.
Attorney for Plaintiff.
To whom it may concern:
Whereas, Keokuk Wire Products
company was duly incorporated onder
the laws of the state of Iowa, and the
certificate of incorporation duly i^
sued by the secretary of state and
Whereas, the purpose for which
such corporation was organized no
longer exists, and there art no
sets or liabilities of said corporation,
and the sole persons interested in
said corporation have unanimously
consented to the dissolution of said
corporation at this time, said persons
being the sole remaining incorpor
ators of said corporation, and being
the sole stockholders in said corpor
Therefore, notice is hereby gl*®1
that the said corporation, to-wit,
Keokuk Wire Products company,
with its principal place of business »t
Keokuk, Lee county, Iowa, is hersoy
Witness our hands this 8th day
July. 1916,. at Keokuk, L«® county,
-jf Vice President.
•$ Secretary-treasurer.
K. of P. Convention
WATERLOO, low*, Aug.
Council convened after recess with' Knights -Pythias and
tens to the number of 4.000 are
all members present. Mayor Lofton
today for the three day session oft*®
state organisations. Nearly elf
city and town in Iowa has
strong delegation and some of ®b»
have sent special trains with mar®
ing organizations and bands.
The SieMiiaarters of the kri^P
are at the ftussell-Lsuason and ta
Pythian Sisters are at the
The sessions of the meetings
ed this morning at ti» Pythian tempt*
on Commercial street, owned by®«
lodge, the Orst time the tw* org*
isKtftoui bars met in the same baas-
addition to the meeting of G»
two grand lodges the D. O. K. K
the Pythian Shrine—'will stages
celebration tomorrow. There wiH"
a parade with bands, and, a «B*
mesial in the armory. Claadida»"
bum many cRles wfll ,1
grse. There win he a banqast a* 1*
ilh»aHn the

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