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and Constitution-Democrat
18 North Sixth Street
SAT3D CITY—Established 184#.
CONSTITUTION—Established 1847.
Consolidated March 26, 1888.
,^CHIBZF—Established In 1892.
Consolidated September 22,189J.
Consolidated April 8, 1916.
Skirvin .,
Entered at the postofflce at Keokuk
"We have1 dozens of friends, true-hearted and strong,
To-Jove, and be loved, for love'B sake
Indeed, all that makes a life happy and long
Is free to whoever will take.
Hence I say it costs little to have a good time,
And that Is one reason, alas!
Why many who might have" enjoyment sublime
j. Their lives in such worriment pass,
'f* P. C. Huntington, in Troy Times.
By nothing do men show their character
more than by the things they laugh at.—
It is useless to deny that the abounding
"prosperity" of the country is beginning to
pinch, many, many persons in Keokuk very se
verely. The constantly increasing prices of
practically all articles of family consumption is irevolutionizJfeg
putting a problem up to the man of fixed income
Is it not barely possible that this
It may require five thousand injunction pro
ceedings to enable the railroads of the country
the operation of the "eight-hour" law
''Has the square deal, once much displayed as
the American rule of conduct, been banished?
Fairness should assure the railroads every op
portunity to put to the proof a law widely and
seriously questioned.
Extensive ttiough the combined railroad in
terests, with their twenty billions or so of in
vestment and their two hundred and fifty
thousand miles of line may be, that is no reason
for elaborating
ly to the extent of thS interests involved. The
government's suits against the oil, steel and
tobacco trusts set a new record of profuseness
.... .General
,. .Business
yY Pally, by mall, outside city, year
'Dally, in
Keokuk, per week
Dally, except Sunday.
as second'
.November 21i 1916
But a man may be moral, and yet mean. He may be
clean, but cruel righteous, but uncharitable truthful, and'
yet narrow, bigoted and hard. He may throw a poor fam
ily out of his house for lack of rent, and In so doing be
honest—and inhuman I If there Is anything worae than
the wrongs wrought by wicked men, It is the .evil done by
good men. That w||lch gives beauty, breadth and mel
lowness to life, melting ohr morality Into goodness. Is sym
pathy. And so. to purity we must add pity. Justice* runs
lengthwise of life, but mercy is width, and is an evidence
of nobility, of refinement, of graclousness of spirit.—Jo
seph Fort Newton.
Milt don't cost as much as many suppose
To have a good time on this earth.
The best of its pleasures are free unto'those
Who know how to reckon their worth.
There's no sweeter music than birds to us sing,
And lovely are* flowers that grow wild
The coldest of winters is followed by spring,
We can have the free joys of a child.
Kind words, pleasant looks, smiles cheery and brave
Cost nothing, no, nothing at all,
And yet all the wealth that a gold minp could have
Would make too such pleasure befall.
The sunBhine comes free, and the waves of pure air,
Honest labor brings treasures of health
"Neath the curtains of night what alumber we share
Without a big portion of wealth.
which is hard tp solve. ^Many are asking, ^jonai affairs was only an iridescent dream.
When is this thing to stop and what will be my
Twenty-five years ago a Greek' immigrant
from Sparta landed at New York City, bound
for Chicago. He knew no English and
if predicament if it does not-coon stop!"
It may be that the tillers of the soil are feel
ing only incidientally the pressure of living in-1
asmuch as their products are now bringing barely sufficient resources to pass the immigra
them vastly .more than formerly, and the same
may also be inferred as to-middlemen and
tradesmen. But what of the wage earner? In
most cases his old stipend still abides while his
expense account is from one-half to two-thirds
higher. Very few of what are known as sal
aried men are earning a cent more today than years later he established a newspaper called
when the nickel was dtoing the work for which the Greek Star. He rose to a position of lead
a dime is now demanded. The wage-eafner and ership in public affaics and became a member
salaried people cannot escape the unwelcome of the Chicago public safety commission. By
visitor. They have never practiced the fine art J1915 he was prosperous enough to take posses
of "passing the buck." ision of a#residence in Sheridan Road. Tins
business of boosting prices ma^ be overdone? I board of directors of Northwestern university
settlement in aid of the poor immigrants in Chi
long enough to obtain a court test of its con
stitutionality. The need of so elaborate a pro
ceeding would suggest that the railroads were which it is proposed to import in quantities
badly handicapped in their fight at the start."I from Guatemala in 'a desperate effort to head
legal action. If the proceedings in the rail-
'roads'-case go far at the proposed rate, that
recent record will be broken.
InNthe matter of raising vast clouds of legal
diust the government has of late years been the
chief offender. The mere number of words in
the case against the Standard Oil, to say
"""j nothing of their meaning, surpassed human
comnrehension Unless the government meets
^oiupreutjiieuuii. yi
the railroads half way in an effort to cut the
"eight hour" law proceedings down to the
bounds of reason the courts are in a way to be
converted into madhouses for some time to
come. The spirit of square? dealing should in
sure the railr6ads and the public the most direct
means of testing the new law that can be de
vised. If suits oncj. legal trench warfare mul
as threatened, authorities
If Attorney General Cosson will but broad
en his vision he doubtless will discern that
there are in Iowa several "wet" spots in ad
dition to those alleged to have existed in Keo
kuk. The threat of the state's law- officer to
•'police Keokuk until the authorities there
show a willingness to. enforce the law against
'bootlegging" raises the question as to why this
city has been especially selected to figure as the
"horrible example" while in. the attor
ney general's official home town, Des
Moines, conditions are reliably reported to be
such as" to make it a byword among the
"drys." Under the law Cosson could) make
simultaneous raids in every suspected district
•in the state, but he has, apparently, taken the4pay
easiesit way, as in the Keokuk matter, of- win
ning much glory by the Expenditure of the
minimum amount of effort in a section far re
moved from the scene of his official location.
Attorney General Cosson should play no fa
"Too much Johnson"
Governor Johnson, now senator-elect,' has
been so big a factor on the Pacific slope that he
may easily come to see himself out of nis true
proportions to the rest of the world. Sectional
celebrities not infrequently absorb the notion
that they would loonv as hugely in a large en
vironment as in their little one. They become
afflicted with what the medical books describe
as delusions of grandeur but when they un
dertake to regulate their actions to* this theory
their disillusionment is commonly complete
and sad.
T+ win snrnrico fa-ar if Ttrhpn this nrorliict of
glorious California comes to meet up
w^cteT-r, nnrl ^nsfpm mpn who
realize that his plan, if he entertained it, of
ting a crimp in the orderlv
ti6n office. The nest five" years
him in pushing, hauling and lifting boxes and
barrels in a fruit commission house by day.and
studying English, American history, geography
and political economy at Hull house at nightly
to. fit himself for American citizenship. Ten
I year he became a member of the auxiliary
eago. The career to date of Peter S. Lambros
slfows that the doors of opportunity still swing
open in the American republic.
The marimba is neither a rare animal of the
goat kind nor the name of a Pullman sleeper,
but it is an artificial noise-making instrument
off the Hawaiian ukelele.
Somebody has figured out that it cost seven
thousand dollars to discover America. Lucky
jthe job was done in-cheap times. Just now the
cable tolls announcing the discovery would cost
more than that.
A good many people are now driving high
powered automobiles on the public streets, who
handle a baby carriage.
weren't considered competent to
Latest returns indicate that Santa Cla^s is
elected by unanimous vote of the kiddibs.
California, anfi it cannot be denied that the
suspicion is deepening into a belief that Hiram
glimpsed certain possible advantages to him
self if Hughes and Roosevelt went down to
gether in defeat.
Waterloo Courier: From a personal
viewpoint alone, Mr. Hughes ought to
ibe thankful that he was not elected
president. ,-a
Vinton Eagle: While we are talk
ing of simplifying the Iowa ballot, can
anybody offer a cogent reason why
her straight" to do
It Will surprise lew ll wnen tms proauci OI woods, of Efctherville,
Marshalltown Times-Republican1.
the trouble in
middle western and eastern jnen who uonnriaie 'been in winning a repubii- pmtnn snnriav
affairs at Washington he is likely to obtain cor-
j• 4. 'tatives despite the fact/ that thinga
recter notions of relative magnitude find
jean majority in the house of represen-
Iwere coming the democrats" way pres-
procedure and put- K*c?^o meVwho 2^£?S?t5S
arrangement of na-
spent by
ed\t^\tad1of\hachldpaIrty tick^t^eia- natural features of this
abllng the voter who wjuita to "vote eastern Nebraska would indeed com-1 home,
should worry, the Cloth
nf ntfomnfinir mprp ob?trilC- t-°P8 keep our ankles just as warm', tell their own story. One story
serious suspicion or attempting mere ousuul ,soils
la that the ]and here an lmpor
terous experience with the
^Tuscatine Journal: Two problems
Davenport Democrat: Eastern banks
are warning the country against too
much money. Collectively, it" may be
bad for the country, but individually,
we could stand some more of It.
Sioux City Journal: Perhaps the from the northern ditricts, having
.most distressing possibility suggested been brought down by great changes
As trifles in these moments when we
the cannot
give speech
times like—these. Of what avail
to preach
Preparedness? The time for that has
We know the folly of delay at last
And so we gathered round with
bated breath
And solemn thoughts, and silence as
of death
As, sliding to dui cellar through a
We watched the passage of
The dangerous
cold is the neglect
ed cold. Get
PLATTE, Neb., Nov. 18.—The
division of! even
with a single pose a large and a very interesting appeal
to do qo with a single appear less rugged
{study of geology will notice that the
of the bluff lands appears new
Suspicion now arises tliat if John Lind/ ®ndf of more lat^r dates than the hill
will not talk away from home that ho clays of northeast Missouri and south
did a lot"of whispering in Minnesota. era Iowa. Well, the soil formations tractive.
BWA nw rl vtinitn nn«%n*i 4- Yia Tt7n(i#Ai
|are young and more recent than the
Cedar RapidB Republican: Some bluff3 ^eastward and sou'.heastward
shoe manufacturers predict that shoes The observer notices in the hill ex
may gp up to $20 and $30 a pair unless Posures of Clark county and adjoining
there is a change. They predict also territory that the old red clays seem
that cloth tops will come into .yogue as
indicate their being associated
ancient ^ges. Both, classei ot
the so called "golden special" thfc earth's surface. The great
is that the so called "golden special"
alone may have turned 'enough femi-. F"rench naturalist Cuvler reasoned
nine votes in California to account for that Buch changes were not In very re
uije small Wilson plurality in the Gol- mote periods, probably a few thousand
den Gate state. years ago. This will do tor a basis.
Married last Thursday at high
noon, Mr. Will Sass of Iowa City to
is A a el a of a
Mrs. Henry Peitz of near Croton.
The best wishes of their many frien.'s
he is weak and overweening now. In Miss Rek SasS of Iowa City
either case he should ask God to: here to her brother Will's wedding
strengthen his character and keep him 1 and a few days visit with friends,
from thus sinning again. Mrs. Pliny Dunn of Athens, Mo,
With the chairman of the republican congres- William Grant and family and
identiaiiy. iowa democrats and re-
of the most difficult assignments In the
gift of the national party organiza
De Profundi#.
Iowa City, Iowa.
which seemingly haB!viola Batten of Donnellson were in
In the
There come tense foments
lives of mer.
When they tire moved to
once agnin
On mighty matters, with big mean-
becom. ..
—Beatrice Barry, In New York Times.
Two model domestic Missourians
are J. P. Bentley, 90, and his wife,
Mrs. Susah Fristoe Bentley, 88, liv
ing at Glasgow. They have been
married seventy years and never ha-1
a fuss. Wouldn't that, beat your
a box of—
The old family
farm—aafe, sur
remedy—tn (iMtt
easy to take. No
after effects.
At Aa? One Steve
I Beautiful in natural scenery is ^the
Council Bluffs Nonpareil: The Ad- valley of the Platte. The valley here
amson law is in for a rough and bois-
a union of the Missouri river and
Platte, somewhat like the valley
about three to two that it will not sur- ,of the Mississippi and the Des Moines,. river, where General Custer and his
Vive the operation to which it will be southeast of St. Francisvilie. brave troops met theiE sad fate of ex
subjected. I He who Is reflective and is qualified termination at the hands of Chiefs
to see the invisible and hear the silent Rain in the Face,' Sitting Bull
Cedar Rapids Republican. The man'voices of the centuries will have\ Gall, .with their overwhelming Sioux
who has something that he cannot, ample material and a large field for In- •raves.
mark up" must be' a very unhappy
one in these days. But some day he
may be glad to gefe the old price for
his things. The pendulum always has
to swing back or there would be a ces
sation of time itself..'
vestigatlon In this territory. There
Is a variety of fossils, whose impres
slonB tell interesting and strange
stories. Drift ro*»ks abound a'ong the
jljluffssof the Platte, and many of them
are of beautiful colors. They seefn to
'have been forced along and tumbled
into depressions and gorges, siipilar,
confront President Wilson, his cabinet to those strange deposits of stones to Images of enemies of our republic.
arid the submarine idsue If he will 'he se6n along the bluff near the union After all, the most popular concern of
a ^t of attention to'the make-up I station in Keokuk and below. All of I the human race seems to he the des
his cabinet maybe he wiil have less them have a story to tell. |truction.of fellow beings.
to worry about from the other quarter.
Everybody ouiy nowadays sawing
wood and shucking corn.
Miss Elva Bradshaw and "Miss Irma
McMlllen of Athens, Mo., were in
Croton Saturday afternoon.
Carroll Herald: Harding's pastor
was the first to felicitate over the elec
tion of the new governor, and his op
ening words were "Dear IJoyd." How
weak and unstable is human nature
even in gentlemen of the cloth. This
pastor, was among the frenzied clergy
who denounced Mr. Harding in the
resolutions adopted by the Sioux City'
preachers. But this is the same "iDfear
Lloyd" depicted in language the most
denunciatory and unqualified. He is
no better than he was at that time.
The "damned spot" did not "out" be
cause he received that mountainous
majority. Either the Morning Side go with them to their new honie on
pastor was weak and guileful then^or
Mrs. W. L. Anderson and Mrs. O.
H. Saltagaver went to Keokuk Tues
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Moore at Keokuk
visited a few clays with Mrs. Moore's
parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nelson.
I was shopping in Croton one day last
Sioux City Journal: The success of [week.
the Iowa man in the national cam-! Rev. Hawk, wife and family took
paign was bipartisan Wilbur W- dinner with Curg Saltzgaver Sunday
Marsh, of Waterloo, waa treasurer of and preached In th6 Methodist church
the democratic national committee. iQ the afternoon. Miss |ferl WoodB,
and is entitled to credit for a large also from Farmington, was a visitor
I nhar» of the success attained by the ef-
I ffcient business management of the Riley DeHart has. moved from his
Wilson campaign. Representative., farm near Farmington to his bouse
Croton Sunday.
The M. E. ladies' oyster and ice
cream supper Saturday night was
largely attended. The ladies appre­
Yotf can add muclj to your
.New Yc*
Bain. N
By Jasper Blinesr^

Pause and
ts lo
hear the account of
agd. At my Seven Pines
luffB of Iowa ont the north
There is a military reservation hfere.
where quite an army of regular United
State soldiers Is camped. This is
Fort Crook, named In honor of General
Crook, of much notice In connection
with the battle of the Little Big Horn
Fort crook Is one mile square. Im
mense buildings are erected here for
garrison use and other purposes.
reservation is upon a beautiful hign
land, very conspicuous for many miles
around. A large area is' devoted to
practice at Bhooting, and here the sol
diers are taught lessons in shooting
ciate the help given by the Baptist
and Adventist people.
D. A. McOmber spid wife of near
Primrose visited home folks here
Mr. Frank Ore-gory of Eldon and
Floyd SaKzgaver of Bonaparte came
for a hunt with Curg Saltagaver.
A self waving flag which waves re
gardless of wind or weather has been
Wbat litres
We want all who have suffered for
many years the tortures of eetena, ana
who have sought medlul aid In Tain, to
read this.
We,, aa old established draffgtata of
this community, wish to recommend to
yon a wash that has brought welcome re
lief to so maay of oar customers and
may mean the end of your asoar. This
mild, simple ,.wa»h. D. D. p. Prescrip
tion, made In the D. D. Laboratories.
Chicago, Is a scientific Compound or Oil
of wlntergreen. Thymol, Glyceric®, and
other,soothing healing Ingredients.
The eff«Ct of D. D. D. is to soot In In
stantly, as soon applied then It pene
trates the pores, destroys and throws off
the disease germs and leaves the sua
clean and healthy.
Come to us. sad we wll| tell yon mors
about thli remarkable remedy. 25c,
Tw vi*
r.. s-Jjr
than the bluffs-«f
posits here olivery fine clay of dif-!
ferent colors. I hope to make collec
tions of the characteristic* clays ahd
sahds. Under glasB they appear at-,
Western Iowa and eastern Nebraska
form a Hgton which 1b famous as a
corn producing Ipcallty. Alfalfa is a
fairly good crop. Sweet clover is seen
commonly and blue grass is spreading
over all unoccupied lands. The rail
roads hold supremacy here. The
Missouri Pacific and the Burlington
lines form bet works and' furnish
transportation tot everything*. I have
looked In vain for a steamer on the
Missouri river, although a few boats
are occasionally visible as far north
as Omaha.
snd 1.00. Your money bsck unless the
Bret bottle relieves you... D. D. D. Soap
keeps your skin heslthy.. Ank about It.
McGfath Bros., Druggists'
Wilkinson & Co.
this^time of the year Ae President of the United States sets forth in a proclamation
the reason why we should offer up thanks for the bounties and blessings of the past
year. The fates have been kind to us and we have escaped the scourge of war and the
sufferings which follow.
While you are celebrating Thahksgiving do not forget that in many a foreign home
there is an empty chair at the head of the jable and Hungry women and children who
are not as fortunate as ourselves.
suffering through no fault of their own. This Committee will help you by forwarding
in full, without any deduction, any contribution (no matter how small) you fed like send
ing and further assure you that every Denny will ,go toward die relief of the widows
and orphans of Germany, an^wiQ be distributed under the supervision of our Ambas
sador to Germany, the H^n. James Gerard.
CAecfcs Mi. rnsli lo of JOHN D. 21 Pa* Rom,. Nmm For*
or CHARLES C. DAWES, 230 Smatk Stab Str-t, Otiemgo
I *1" unimplb,e yf fifTftgn innilinw j-W.ilnrri Tnnum
Homormry Chairman CHAKLCS S. WHITMAN, Cowamor the State of NatrYoA
NaatMiy Vioa-Chairman .. rt,.r. ••..
|OHK fURROY MITCAeU MvyorofM. Y.Cfe? e«nse» iLrtw
TUESDAY, NOV. 21, 19i„
on the
Fruit Cake
12c to ts«
Makes Min6e Pie twice as
good as bulk mince meat, and
costs half the price. Tiy it,
"tekm Mothar Utmd to Make
Wash the poisons and toxins from
system before pitting more
food into stomach.
8aya Inside-bathing makes any.
one look and- feel clean,
awset and refreshed.
Wash yourself on the inside before
breakfast like you do on the outside.
This is vastly more important becausa
the skin pores do not absorb Impuri
ties into the blood, Causing illness
while the bowel pores do.
Far every ounce of food and drink
taken into the stomach, nearly aa
ounce of waste material must be car
ried odt of the body. If the waste
material is not eliminated day by day
it Quickly ferments and generates
poisons, gases and toxins which are
absorbed or sucked Into the blood
stream, through the lymph ducts
which should suck only nourishment
to sustain the body.
A splendid, health measure Is to.
drink, before breakfast each day, a
glass of real hot water with a tea
spoonful of limestone phosphate In it,
which Is
happiness helping these unfortunates who are
harmless way to wash
these poisons, gases and toxlqs from
the stomach, liver, kidneys and
bowels thua cleansing, sjreetening
freshening the entire alimentary
canal before putting more food into
the stomach.
A quarter "pound of limestone phos
phate costs but very little at the drug
store but is sufficient to make anyone
an enthusiast oa inside-bathing. Mea
and women who are accustomed to
wake Up with a dull, aching head or
have furred tongue, bad taste, nasty
breath, sallow complexion, others who
have bilious attacks, acid stomach or
constipation are— assured of pro
nounced- improvement in both health
and appearance shortly.
Aihloa d»
Pljiib. N«w Yotfc Col. Cordon Stiuint. Chirasio
DanielG.TaylorjSt. Lmn

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