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Gifts Delivered for
you select from our Big and varied
stock of really appreciated Christmas gifts will
be held for you and delivered for Christmas.
No need to lock doors and screen windows to in
sure a surprise. We will play Santa Claus.
If you select a Hoosier Cabinet for the housekeeper
of the family—wife, mother or sister—a Morris
chair, lamp or good table for father or brother, some
thing attractive and convenient for tie rooms of the
younger members of the family, you will delight
Duncan-Schell Furniture Co.
Prom the Cheapest That is Good to the Best That is Made.
6th and MAIN
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Mrs1. Wilson Wrote
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for the use of gas. Many other appealing reasons why
shrewd women everywhere
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STOPS ANY COLD
IN* FEW HOURS
"PAPE'S COLO COMPOUND" OPENS
CLQGGED NOSE AND HEAD
AND ENDS GRIPPE.
Relief comes instantly.
A dose taken every two hours until
three doses are taken will end grippe
misery and break up a severe cold
either in the head, chest, body or
It promptly opens clogged-up nos
trils and air passages In the head,
stops nasty discharge or nose run
ning, relieves sick headache, dullness,
feverishness, sore throat, sneezing,
soreness and stiffness.
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Rob Rhenmatic Pain,
Rub Pain right out with small
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What's Rheumatism? Pain only.
Stop drugging! Not one case in
fifty requires Internal treatment. Rub
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lions of rheumatism sufferers in the
last half century, and is just as good
for sciatica, neuralgia, lumbago, back
ache, sprains and swellings.
Ladies of Charity Will Receive Dona
tions at St. Vincent's
The Ladies of Charity as usrual
will distribute Christmas baskets
this year. Generous donations of
fruits and Jellies have already been
made. Many articles were brought
to the Thanksgiving service held by
Kellogg-Blrge company will give
coffee for all of the baskets. Head
quarters of the Ladies of Charity Is at
St. Vincent's acadamy at Seventh
and Timea streets, and donations will
be received there for the baskets.
—Advertise In The Gate City.
THE DAILY GATE CITY
for Society Editor.
Call Black 618
SOCIETY AND CLUB CALENDAR.
Woman's Whist League enter
tained by Mrs. H. Boyden Blood.
Art club meets wlth, Mlss Solo
Equal suffrage meeting at 3
o'clock with Mrs. Welssenberger,
No. 5 Park place.
Shakespeare club entertained by
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Irwin.
Mentor Reading club with Mrs.
C. F. McFarland.
P. N. G. club entertained at a
Christmas party toy Mrs. O. K.
Y. W. C. A. directors meet at 3
Dancing party given by Mr. and
MrB. D. A. Collier.
Afternoon Bridge club entertain
ed by Mrs. Carroll Taber.
Church societies meet*
Travel class meets.
Informal club dancing party In
Masonic ball room.
Afternoon Bridge Club.
The Afternoon Bridge club will be
entertained on Thursday afternoon by
Mrs. Carroll Taber.
Woman's Whist League.
The Woman's Whist league will.
meet on Monday afternoon with Mrs.
H. Boyden Blood. The members are
asked to note the change In the day
Mentor Reading Club.
The Mentor Reading club will be en
tertained on Wednesday afternoon by
Mrs. C. F. MoFarland. The subject
will be Game Animals ofx America,
with Mrs. James Young as reader.
Y. W. C. A. Board Meeting.
The board of directors of the Y. W.
C. A. will meet on Wednesday after
noon in the director's room of the
Home from Wedding.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Knox John
stone returned yesterday from their
wedding journey and are at home for
the present at 302 High street.
Auxiliary is Postponed.
The meeting of the Student's Auxil
iary of the Monday Music club has
been postponed until Tuesday evening,
To Have Christmas Party.
The P. N. G. club will be entertain
ed at a Christmas party, which will in
clude a tree and a Christmas program
on Wednesday afternoon at the home
cf Mrs. O. K. Boler, 1902 Palean
street. Mrs. W. O. Phillips and Miss
Edna Rabe will be the assisting host
Informal* Next Week.
The Informal Dancing club will
meet on next Saturday evening in the
Masonic ball room.
Art Club on Monday.
The Art club will be entertained
Monday evening by Miss Harriet Solo
mon, The "subject for study will be
the work of Anton Mawve, with a pa
per on the suttfect by Miss Slack.
The Shakespeare club will hold its
first meeting of the year on Tuesday
evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
John R. Irwin. Miss Baldwin will
have for a subject, Shakespeare from
an English Standpoint. Mr. J. O. Boyd
will speak of Shakespeare from a Ger
man standpoint and Mrs. J. F. Elder
will discuss the French estimate of
Shakespeare. A general discussion
will follow the program.
Equal Suffrage Meeting.
There will be a meeting for women
Interested in equal suffrage on Tues
day afternoon, December 12 at 3
o'clock at the home of Mrs. G. E.
Welssenberger. No. 5 Park place. Re
organization will be completed at this
meeting and election of officers will
be held. Officers were placed In nomi
nation at the last meeting and the
election will occur on Tuesday.
Dancing Party Thursday Night
The principal social event of the
week will be the dancing party in the
Klks club house on Thursday evening,
given by Mr. and Mrs. David Alexan
der Collier in honor of Mr. and Mrs.
William Cox Atlee of tt. Madison.
Travel Class Meeting.
The Travel class will meet on -Sat
jurday afternoon at 3 o'clock and will
complete the journey through India at
this meeting. Following this the class
will visit some other oriental coun
tries after which China will be. stud
led for the remainder of the club year.
Lincoln School Club.
The Lincoln School Mothers' and
Teachers' club met in regular month
ly session yesterday afternoon at 3:30
o'clock, with Mrs. William Welch
presiding, and Miss Harrington sear
ing as secretary.
The meeting wag opened with a
piano solo, "L'Ainable Varfovienne,"
played by Miss Dora Lachmann.
Rev. Bacon was the speaker of the
afternoon, addressing the members
on the subject, "The Family and its
Relation to the School." He said:
j"We should develop a wholesome ap
preciation for the home and family
In the hearts of our "boys and girls
by training- them to an understand
ing of the sacrifice therein. The
relation between the home' and
school should be one of oo-operatlon
in which high ideals are placed before
the children to direct them to the
Tfea various reoorte wtrm rend and
Waldemar Watch Chains
The Season's most Popular Gift
Men welcome the return to, favor of the
deservedly, popular Waldemar watch
Chain. It is the most talked of man's pres
ent shown this year and it is in just as
good taste for use with business clothes as
on full dre$s occasions.
Of very .special interest is our line of na
tionally Advertised "Simmons" Walde
mar Chains and Knives in either yellow oi
green gold)—priced in our Christmas sale
at a handsome saving.,
Fiftfeen inch chains complete with gold
mounted stiffened steel knives .. .$6.00
Men's massive style synthetic ruby
Midget size 20 year gold filled bracelet
Men's 12 size seven jewel Hamilton
watches in 20 year gold filled cases
Solid gold La Vallieres, six designs, set
with full cut diamonds, each .. $8.00
"Handel" mahogany electric lamps, aar
sorted silk shades, each
other routine business transacted.
Miss Louise Hilwig, principal of
the school, announced a meeting for
Friday evening, December 16, to
which all fathers and mothers and
boys over fifteen years of age are
During the social hour, refresh
ments were served by Mrs. Rader,
Mrs. Gollibur and Mrs. Bender.
The postponed 'meeting of the
Fortnightly Dancing club will be held
on Wednesday evening in the Ma
sonic ball room. ,/
Keokuk 'People Attend.
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Scott of Keo
kuk attended the Montrose Civic
club's dinner Monday. The Journal
says of the meeting:
The members of the Woman's
Civic club and their husbands met at
the home of (Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Cur
tis, Jr., for t£t« annual turkey dinner,
last Monday evening. They were all
present at 6 o'clock and had a very
The dinner was served in a most
attractive manner by the ladles. The
club colors, green and white, were
carried out in the table decorations
with white carnations and ferns. It
was a genuine example of the hearty
Weals served by that club.
"The following Is the menu:
Cream of tomato Boup
Boast turkey with dressing"
IKscalloped oysters Mashed potatoes
Sherbet and cake
Mints Salted almonds
To give a chance for the regaining
of breath between places there were
toasts by guests and members. Mrs.
Geo. *H. Duty, president of the olub,
toastmistress. Responses as follows:
"General ,• Federation," Mrs. Allie
Scott "State Federation," Mrs. Cora
Waihrer "Our New Congresewoman,"
Mrs. Dolores Crooks "Why Are We
Here?" G. H. Duty "High -Cost of
Living," L». Wahrar "Electric Lights,"
E. D. Crooks "Past, 'Present, Fu
ture." Mrs. Edith Farrle.
The remainder of the evening was
spent pleasantly in music, readings
Mrs. E)dlth Maxwell gave a piano
selection. "Toreador," from Carmen.
Mrs. Hannah Curtis reading, "The
First Tta^nfcseivlngr:" Arthur Miax
well sang several Scottish songs.
The questton of Women Suffrage
was debated by
A YRES & CHAPMAN
KEOKUK'& STORE DE LUXE
The signal success already attained by this house is the direct outgrowth of uatir
efforts to gain permanent patronage by giving absolute satisfaction. More and
more each day women are coming to realise the convenience^ the fine service and the
better qualities to be had at the Ayres & Chapman store.
Ask to'have your purchases wrapped In Ayres
A Chapman siik ribbon tied gift paokages. 1 here
Is no charge for this services
We will gladly lay aside your pur•
chases until Christmas. You
no money now«
Generous Values Always at the Prices Asked
Christmas Special Values—Previously
Affirmative, John C. Soott, G. H.
Duty, A. J. Maxwell.
Negative, J. P. Kennedy, B. D.
Crooks, C. R. Cllngman.
The judges were Mesdames Farrls,
Laws, Keith and Wahrer, -who prompt
ly gave their.decision In favor of the
Besides the members. and hus
bands, Misses Ethel Curtis and Kath
aryn Kennedy were In attendance.
The Church Societies
C. W. B. M. Auxiliary/
The C. W. B. M. auxiliary will meet
In the parlors of the First Christian
church on Tuesday afternoon with
Mrs. E. L. Aldrlch, Mrs. B. F. Charles,
Mrs. F. H. Ayres, Miss Dorothy Aid
rich and Miss Margaret Aldrlcb as
No Meeting of Society.
There will be no meeting of the
ladles' society of the First Chrlst
tlan church until January S.
Baptist Church 8ociety.
The Ladies' society of the First
'Baptist church will hold a business
meeting In the parlors of the church
on Friday afternoon.
There will be a called meeting of
the Woman's Alliance In the parlors
of the First Unitarian church on
Wednesday to prepare for the bazaar.
To Entertain at Carda.
The Ladies' society of St. Mary's
Catholic church will entertain at
cards In St. Mary's hall on Wednesday
afternoon with the following com
mittee as hostesses: iMrs. William
Weber, Mrs. Margaret Weier, Mrs.
Joseph Wenzel, Mrs. Nellie Wilson,
Mrs. Teresa Winkler, Mrs. Adam
Weirather, Mra John Walte, Mrs. J.
M. Walte, Mrs. Joseph Walte. Mrs.,
John Zlmmer, Mrs. Elizabeth Giltner,
Mrs. Henry Weyand, Mrs. Smith,
Mrs. Charles Burk, Mrs. FYed Moeer,
Mrs. Nancy Wilson.
8t. Francis Society.
The Ladies' society of St. Francis
de Sales church will entertain on
Thursday both afternoon and even
ing at the home of Mrs. Ed Nodler,
419 Futlon street Mrs. Nodler will
be assisted by (Miss Peagle Reomud,
Mrs. Fred Overton, Miss Maggie Burk,
Mrs. Nicholas Brehevtey, Miss Mary
O'Hana, iMiss Mamie Thompson,
Miss Margaret Hughes .and. Miss
Katharine Reidy^^ vi?
That Appeals to Lodge Men
Men Hke jewelry that is mounted -with
their lodge emblem. It lends individuality
and sentiment to useful jewelry.
During our Christmas sale we will
mount any piece of jewelry with a solid
gold emblem of any lodge at $1.00 extra.
We have also entered for price rednc
tion a handsome, massive, hand chased
ring for men, made in any lodge emblem,
Serving Trays, mahoganized hard wood
decorated bottoms, glass lined—
Nationally advertised Hull suit case
umbrellas, all silk 1. $6.50
Manning-Bowman, all nickel chafing
Dish, improved construction .... $6,00
Genuine deal leather shopping bags,
silk lined!, silver frame, each $4.00
Men's real seal belts, with heavy ster
ling buckles, each
SATURDAY, DEC. 9,1918
The Standard Bearers of the Trin
ity M. B. church #111 be entertained
in the parlors dt the church on Mon
day evening- by' Miss Christine Troop
er and Mrs. C.'M. Teeters.
No Meeting Next Week.
There will be no meeting of tha
Ladies' society of the Trinity M. E.
church cm Friday because of the bar
Daughter* of the King.
The Daughters of the King of St
John'a Episcopal church will be en
tertained on Tuesday evening by Miss
The Woman's Missionary society of
the United i*resbyterian church will
be entertalneid on Friday afternoon
at 2:46 o'clock by Mrs. L. A. HamilL
The Ladles' society of the Firsi
Congregational church will be enter
tained on Friday afternoon by Mrs.
J. Li. Canby.
Ladles' Aid 8oc!ety.
The Ladies' Aid society of tU
Sugar CreeH Christian church will be
entertained on Wednesday afternoon,
December 13, by Mrs. Charlen Jchn
son. Business of Importance to the
society will come up for decision and
a large attendance is hoped for.
Reading Circle to Meet. 'j
The Westnjinster Reading ClrcH
will be entertained on Monday after
noon at the home of Mrs. William A.
Loeffler who will be assisted by Mrs
A. J. Leake, Mrs. T. R. Board, Mrs.
E. L. Camp, Mrs. A. H. B/ans, Mr*
Moore, Mrs. Gavin Herbert, and Mr*
W. W. Perdew.
Twenty-flve Dollars Worth of Damafli
Done In Room In Home
6f C. E. King.
About twenty-flve dollars worth
damage was done in a room on •_
third floor of the home of C. E-
601 High street, by Are early
evening. An overheated flue caj
she room set lire to a book ca.
This, the wall paper in the
some other articles were destroy™
The Are department
before It spread to other
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