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516
Main St.
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More New
Laquered Jewel
and Handkerchief
Boxes.
Fancy Work
Baskets.
Toy Dishes.
Toy Tables.
Games.
TRAINS ON TRACK
AUTOMATIC PSL£ DRIVER
ERECTOR
BUILDMORE
TINKERTOY
SAWBUCK AND SAW
BOYS TOOL CHEST#
BUILDING BLOCKS
DRUMS
SLEDS
MONEY BANKS
GUNS
SCROLL SAWS
3K
We are recognized in Keokuk as headquarters for toys. Old
Santa will find his selections made easier by the addition of a
belated shipment of domestic toys, also matiy desirable gift
articles from Japan and Germany. V-'.
iV
CHILD'S ROUND TABLES
ROCKING CHAIRS
TOY FURNITURE
PIANOS
PIANO STOOLS
TOY TRUNKS
CRADLES
TOY BEDS
DOLL GO-GARTS
TOY STOVES
TOY SAD IRONS
SHOOFLIES
DOLLS
Duncan-Schell Furniture Co.
From the Cheapest That is Good to the
Best That is Made.
Unequalled for the Money
See and Hear Them
The Golden Rule
The Kimball Player
Piano
$500
Our proposition—Small
payment down places one
in your home and easy
monthly payments after.
.The $650 Kimball
Baby Grand
Our guarantee accompanies each on« of above, and remember
we have been In business 28 years: that w« pay NO commission
that we give you the Duncan-Schell service and exchange privilege
that -we take your old piano or organ in trade.
Besides those shown above, we carry in stock twen
ty other pianos to select from at a wide range of prices,
Music Roll Library Proposition
Our proposition—Small
payment down places on ft
in your home and easy
monthly payments after.
Read Duncan-Schell's ex­
tra.
The Kimball Up
right Piano
$295
Our proposition—Small
payment down places one
in your home and easy
monthly payments after,
Read Duncan-Scbell's ex
tra
Take advantage of our music roll proposition—We loan you 15
rolls for TWO weeks—return same and get 15 more. All you hav»
to do is to buy two rolls a month. One thousand rolls to select from.
By so doing you can always have new music in the home.
CITY NEWS.
mlze this condition if yon trade early
and send your packages ear'v.
—Shop as early as you can. —Keokuk camp -»i. W. A. No. 822
—There will be the usual postoffce
1
will hold Its regular meeting toaiglit
*nd express office rush and re-1 at Woodman hall. All members axa re
tall Km rush. You can help mini-1guested to be present.
Wheelbarrows.
Go Carts.
Scal-a-wag-
Toddle Car.
Teddy Bears.
Soldier Play Suits.
POP GUNS
SAIL BOATS
STEAMBOAT8
ENGINES
HORNS
BLACK BOARDS
ROLLER CHIMES
VELOCIPEDES
AUTOMOBILES
Large enough to rlde'in
TOPS
BALLS
BROOKS
COAL
Is our "Stockin" trade
Good old Santa recommends
our Buckeye Coal to those
who insist on real quality.
James Camerons
Fh«e Sons 17 So.7Ui
Hull Suit Case
Umbrellas
BSSliii^^MBTHE DAILy GATE CITY AND CONSTITUTION-bEMOCRAT
Ke?£a
It's Too Big for
the Christmas
Stocking.
Bat a ton of our Coal
is a gift that will re
ceive a hearty welcome
E W E E
1847 Silver Tableware
OPEN EVENING3
Transfer, General
Hauling and Storage
Careful hwdng of merchan
dise, machinery, tornitur*. mus
ical Instruments and Aw*vy
truofc work.
Our storage and warstiw Is
large, clean and safe.
Sintoa't Starts* and Trtiufer
Phone 18. KB Slondeau
BILLIARDS AND BOWLING.
FOR SALE—Billiard tables, brand
new, carom and pocket, with complete
outfit, $125 second hand tables at
I reduced pricej. £esy pajcients. Cigar
store, drug, delicatessen and soda
fountain fixtures. Tbe Brunswick
Balke-Collender Co., Davenport, Iowa.
I. C. Sanders, agent, 219 Harrison St.
—Subscribe lor X3»» Gate Out.
CITY NEWS.
—Xmas cigarp. Tim Hines, 724 Main.
—For useful holiday gifts go to the
Central storS.
—Only nine more shopping days
until Christmas.
—It's about time to make your New
Year resolutions.
—Victrolaa and records. Loewen
stein, 625 Main.
—Pencil sets for children, 25c to
$1.00, at Collier's.
—Xmas cigars in 25 and 50 boxes.
J. J. Hiller, B. 1104.
—Handkerchiefs 2^c to \50c each
at tbe Central store.
—Read Gate City advertisements.
Make your shopping easy.
—Silk dress goods, $1 to $2 yard,
at the Central store.
—Order Grand Leader cigars for
Christmas, in 10, 25, 50 size boxes.
—Your shopping will to easier if
you read Gate City advertisements.
—Frank D. Haubert was taken to
a hospital this morning for an oper
ation.
—Howard, Hamilton, Elgin and
Waltham watches. H. S. Mills, 504
Main.
—Unitarian bazaar, market and
afternoon tea, 2:30 p. m. Thursday,
Dec. 14.
—No advance in price in men's
and bqy's underwear at Ewers-Mc
Carthy Co.
—Special white hats at bargain
prices. Black and colors, $1.50 each
at Karll's millinery.
—Boxed stationery to fancy boxes,
25c to $1.25. Nice for presents, at
Collier Stationery Co.
—Trinity church bazaar and chick
en pie supper tomorrow, *sale at 2:30,
supper 5:30 to 7. 35c.
-v-Chrlstmas seals, tissue and holly
wrapping, post cards, empty boxes,
etc. Collier Stationery Co.
—The Central store is headquar
ters for 'useful holiday gifts.
—Ada Hill and others have deeded
to Andrew J. Hill the rear 40 feet of
lot 1 in block 96, city of Keokuk.
—Trinity church bazaar and chick
en pie supper tomorrow, Thursday.
Sale at 2:30 supper, 5:30 to 7 35c.
—The almost zero weather arrived
during the night. With the snow and
cold weather the holidays seem more
real.
—Write Mrs.' H. H. Sohenk, Mem
phis, iMo., for a beautiful Angora kit
ten for your daughter's Christmas
present.
—For ladies' silk and fibre*Bll£ hose
at 35c to $1.50 pair, see the Central's
large assortment.
—Some of the stores are beginning
to keep their places open evenings
tin order to accommodate the holiday
|shoppers.
I —The December^ meeting of the
board of education will be held this
evening in the office of the board, at
7:30 o'clock.
—Let the Keokuk business men
furnish your Christmas wants. The
merchandise is of the holiday quality
I and very desirable.
—Abe Martin says: "Rev. Wiley
Tanger has bad trouble with his
arches ever since he came out flat
footed for Wilson."
—Many useful items -for holiday
1
gifts at tbe Central store.
'—Why not get hubby a Corona fir
Christmas. Only $50. Collier Sta
tionery Co., agents.
—If you wish to contribute to the
Co. Li. soldiers Christmas fund, leave
your offering with Manager Williams
of the Iowa Telephone Co.,/ h. A.
Hamill of the S. Hamili Co., or with
The Gate City.
—Employes Of the "Burlington"
will regret to learn of the death of
William C. Johns of Quincy, whjts
I demise took place Tuesday afterno n.
I He was an employe ot the "Burling
ton" for forty-etght years.
I —Special holiday prices and terms
{on pianos. Ijoewensteln's.
—See our furs, Bets or separate
pieces,-at the Central store.
I —Read the advertisements of the
Keokuk retail merchants in issues of
The Gate City. It is to your ad
vantage to do so. Their proposition
to out of town shoppers is interest
ing. It is also profitable to you.
—Kev. O. E. Ferguson of Des Moines
Iowa will deliver a temperance lecture
entitled A Saloonless Nation'* at the
First Christian church this evening at
,7:45 o'clock. No admission is charged
and the public is cordially invited to
attend.
1 —Linens at reasonable prices for
the Christmas shoppers at the Cen-,
tral store.
—Several special days will be ob
served in most, communities in which
Red Cross sen's -tre sold in Iowa *.ats
year. These serial days are for tho
purpose of calling widest attention to
the seals and the various ways in
which they may be used to spread
their message, and also for the pur
{pose of enlisting the active interest
of a greater number of people.
—Keokuk citizens evidently take
stock in the "do your Christmas shop
ping early" phrase for Main street on
the afternoons of this week, has been
crowded with Christmas shoppers.
The cold weather after the warm days
of early December, has brought a
Christmas look and feeling with it.
Evldenly the hi^h prices are not keep
ing Keokuk residents from remember
ing their friends tliis year for business
appears to be booming.
—In the last two years local merch
ants have shown their faith in Keokuk
by putting new store fronts in their
buildings. In this short time about
forty new fronts have been put in
along Main street and this has helped
the appearance of the city greatly,
There are two blocks In Keokuk where
every store front with the exception
of one or two, has been recently im
proved. The new fronts give Keokuk
merchants a chance to make better
displays of their goods.
V_A few short years ago fine elec
[tric sign was placed on the Young
Men's Christian association building.
It was one of the first in the city,
and was at the time a seven day
wonder. A dozen Keokuk merchants
now have 'bigger and more elaborate
signs over their stores while a score
of others have taken up this1 advertis
ing feature. At night, these, with the
white way lights, make Keokulc one of
the best lighted cities In the country.
Mrs. J. E. I-acey has been called t*
Eugene,
Ore., on account of
the
ious Illness of her sister, Mrs.
Douglas. She Tfffl be gone
definite time.
ser­
toWilliam
ran in­
Winter has come out
of his cave at last.
He's been slow about
coming and will
doubtless make up for
it by unusual severity.
Here are good warm
overpoats,1 sweaters*,
underwear, etc., just
the thing to crawl into
when the* cold blast
comes.
The snow gives sest. to
Christmas shopping1—every
body "steps lively" and the
sensible and serviceable
gifts we show for men and
boys axe attracting greater
crowds every day.
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Best by Test
Make Your Gifts of
Permanent Value. Buy
Them at
E W E E
The Gifts you bought last year are
still being appreciated
OPEN EVENINGS
Good Things Are
Hard to Get
this Year^
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:CANDYt|esa|£
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WOOLS
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oval
FOR
PURnx_
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ORDER your Xmas Can
dy NOW ai^d prevent the
possibility of disappoint
ment-LATER.
We continue to handle the
popular
Huyler's and
Whitman's Candies
and duplicate last year's
prices.
McGrath Bros.
Drug Co.
Have you tried our
Luncheonette?
CITY NEWS,
—Moving. Opstelten. phone R-648.
—Buy your diamonds at H. S. Mills,
504 Main.
—A meeting of the county board of
supervisors with members from the
state hgihway. commission and' rep
resentatives fl the Burlington rail
road has been set for January 4th
and at which time a final discussion
of the proposed improvements for the
West Point read will be held. The
main point* at issme is to determine
which party should bear the expense
of $12,000 for this proposed improve
ment and the outcome of this meeting
is regarded as highly important to
Ivee county. After the adjustments
have been made at the meeting, it is
j?
notable that the work, ot reoonstract-
Kayser Silk Underwear
Camisoles
Boudoir Caps A
"flfc!
W^T?
There is something here jior every member of the
family—both useful and ornamental.
We want you to feel free to come in at any time and
look at the thousand and one things suitable for gifts.
The very articles that will fit your case—and your pock
et book, too—will certainly disclose itself.
There are so many things in a dry goods store that
anything like a full mention of all the articles suitable
for presents cannot be given, a few of the principal ones
at this season follow:
Ladles' Neekwear
Handkerchief*
Onyx Silk Hosiery
"Centimerl" Kid Gloves
S
Plaid and 8triped Silks
Table Linens
Hand Embroidered Linen Sets
Bath Towel Sets In Boxesv
Silk Umbrellas
Crepe de Che In Underwear
And a great many other articles in every Department
Sullivan & Auwerda
All Purchases Boxed! Separately
Gloves and Gift Certificates Issued
Ewers-McCarthy Co.
ing this highway will be commenced
early In the spring yand after Its
completion tUs mad as far a# the
"WEDNESDAY, DEq. 13,1910
•Do your Christmas shopping early. It's better be
cause you '11 get the full choice of new things—and the
sales people will be able to give you more attention.
^^!This store is imbued with the full Christmas spirit.
Never were our offerings so large—so beautiful—and
sb reasonable in price.
Yarn Slippers for Ladles and
Children
Cud
die-Down Bath Robes for
Children
Indian Blanketa
Automobile Robes
Hand Bags
New Style Envelope Purse
Party Dresses and Wraps
Furs
Fine Waists
Ladies' Bath.^Robes
Silk Skirts
Coats, reduced in price
Suits* one-third off.
McCarthy Co.
He* Christmas Store (or Men and Boys
Our efforts to excel in Holiday Values
,have resulted in a surprising success.
No man can fail to appreciate a gift se
lected from our beautiful holiday stock
which is the last word in merchandise ele
gance.
Suite and overcoats ........ .$12 to $30
Raincoats and mackinaws $5 to $10
Exquisite silk shirts .$'2.50 to $5
Beautiful neckwear 25c to $1
Traveling bags $3.50 to $20
Suit cases .$1 to $9
Linen initial handkerchiefs 25c, $1.50 box
Smoking Jackets, Bath Eobes, Pajamas,
Night Shirts, Gloves, Umbrellas, Col
lar Bags, Fancy Vests, Mufflers, Hats^
Caps, Holeproof and Phoenix Hosiery,
Underwear and Emery perfect fitting fast
color shirts, $1 and $1.50, best values on
earth.
S iI we a rjcLWade
We sell the well known Reed & Bar
ton, Gorh&m, 1847 Rogers Bros.,
Holmes & Edwards Knives, Spoons
and Forks.
Every piece absolutely
Prices the very lowest.
warranted.
RENAUD'Sra&T
elimination of dangerous
and hills are concerned willj oe u»
better shape for travel.
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