$1.25 to $10
HOME OF THE $10,000 PIPE
TONIGHT—7, 8:15 AND 9:30
In the 6 act Metro Wonderpiay
ALSO A "METRO" COMEDY
ADMISSION 5 and 10c.
TOMORROW—MAT. AND EVE.
ELLA HALL in
"Little Eve Edgarton
Toy town Special
Safety Sleds, self steering with
graveled non-skid runners.
By the author of "Molly Make
Gonorrhoea and Gleet
relieved id 1 to 5 d*7*
Big & is non- poisonous
and effective in treats
lug mucous discharge
WU! not stricture. PreTents eontagkair
BOLD BY DRItCJIdTH.
If desired-Price II, or 3 bottles $2
8. H. AYRE3, CHIROPRACTOR.
Office 323 Blondeau Bt.
Office hoar# 9 to 12 a. m,, 2 to P.
m., 7 to 8 p. m.
Other hours and Sunday by appoint
Discuss New Liquor Laws.
Fine Guaranteed Goods
Men and Womens
Most value for least money
"Fatly and Mabel Adrift"
Special request return date of the funniest Keystone ever present.
ed, with the Popular Stara
"FAT" ARBDCKLE and MABEL NORMAND
Also the clever Incl Satire on the newly rich CHAS. RAY, LOUISE
BESSIE BARRISCALE in "HOME"
TOMORROW—PARAMOUNT DAY—2:30, 7. 8 AND 9:15
wilh "TUB? I^ICC" and Marguer
Owen Moore iVIww ite Courtot
A society comedy drama of thrills and surprises.
ijj'jj [tinlted Press I-eased Wire Service.]
DENVER, Colo.. Dec. 13.—Prelim-. yesterday.
lnary to the carrying out of democratic Yesterday's fall in price makes a
platform pledges for legislation neces- drop of $1 per barrel for flour in
sary to a stricter enforcement of the Denver in three weeks.
Your Last Chance
—To See the
Y.M. C. A*—Y. W.C. A.
Thurs. Dec. 14 8:00 p.m.
Y. W. C. A.
15 8:30 Adm. 35c
Gifts From All Over the
OPEN EVEN INOS
prohibition law, representatives of pro
hibition organizations met here today
with Attorney General Elect Leslie
Hubbard to consider amendments to
the present statute.
The meeting Inaugurated a new fea
ture of prohibition enforcement In as
much as the attorney general has an
nounced that under his administration
the state's legal department will take
an active hand in the enforcement of
this statute in conjunction with the
district attorneys in the n\ite.
Flour Drops 20 Cents.
DENVER, Colo., Dec. 13.—As a re
sult of yesterday's sensational de
cline In the price of wheat on the
various grain exchanges, flour today
is selling here at $4 per 100 pounds,
wholesale, a drop of 20 cents since
MANY SHOCKS FOR
Demands Are Made Right and
for Changes In Rules by the
Minors at New York
COMMISSION IS KNOCKED
Lower Leagues Wish to be Governed
by Some Other Body—After
[By H. C. Hamilton, "United Press
NEW YORK. Dec. 13.—Balked In
his first effort to upset the National
magnates in session at the Waldorf,
Barney Dreyfuss, Pirate president,
will make an effort today to break
all precedent and throw the meeting
open, at the same time unlimberlng
his heaviest artillery on Garry Herr
mann. The club owners were too
busy yesterday to listen to Barney's
troubles, so he has been held off a
(Barney wants a change, in the na
tional commission and he wants the
things settled right at this meeting.
He believes he was crossed just a
wee hit by Geo. Sissler who became
a Brownie, and he has taken an oath
not to rest until he boots Garry
Herrmann into the presidency of the
Cincinnati Reds and that alone.
Commission changes and sugges
tions are almost submerging the Na
tional league. J. Cal Ewing, of the
Pacific Coast league, and two other
members of a committee from the
minor leagues dumbfounded the Ten
er family with a demand that minor
league affairs be taken out of the
hands of the national commission
and placed before another board of
Presidents Baum of the Pacific
Coast league Hick^y of the Ameri
can association, and Barrow of the
International league, asked, that the
draft be eliminated from their cir
When the National league recovers
from these shocks It will again go
Into session. This will he some time
after noon: In the meantime John1
McGraw will reconcile himself to a
player limit of twenty-two, which was
Charles H. Weeghman Is expected
to officially announce the name of
his new Cub manager today.
Jimmy Callahan, manager of the
Pirates, and Pat Moran, manager of
the Phillies, are two bench warmers
at the National league meeting, but
they consistently say "there is noth
ing to report along the entire front."
John Ganzel, Kansas City's new
manager, is keeping busy talking but
so far he has failed to snare any new
ball players for the blues.
Jack Hendricks was looking for
some new Indians, but he gave it up
last night and left for Chicago.
The pickers had John McGraw and
George StaJlings shunted to the Cubs
at one time. Then a big trade was
pulled off in Peacock Alley, which in
volves sending Stallings to the Giants
and McGraw to the Cubs, while Fred
Mitchell was expected to run the
Christy Mattbewson and Barney
Dreyfuss are splitting interest. Mat
ty has a new white beaver hat and
Barney left his mustache at home.
The marriage of Miss Hildred Ma
gee and Emil Baxter occurred at the
home of the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Magee, A. L. McArthur
officiating in the simple but impres
sive ceremony. The bride who has
grown to womanhood in this com
munlty, is a girl of charming per
sonallty and received her education
in the Hamilton schools. The groom
is a son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Baxter
of Nauvoo and is associated with his
father in fruit raising. Mr. and Mrs.
Baxter left Saturday morning for a
trip to Chicago, after which they will
remain in Hamilton until March 1.
after which they will be at home to
their friends in Nauvoo.
Tecumseh chapter No. 152, Royal
Arch Masons, at their last meeting
elected the following'officers to serve
the ensuing year: J. E. Morrison, H.
P. Geo. VanValer, king Eugene
White, scribe W. C. Bridges) treas
urer R. S. Gordon, secretary A. J.
Thomas, C. of A. A. D. Barber, P.
S. P. J. Pardee, R. A. C. G. D.
Gates, M. of third veil Charles Phil
lips, M. of second veil J. H. Howard,
M. of first veil Casper Englehardt,
sentinel. The Installation will be
Thursday evening, Jan. 2, 1917.
Black Hawk lodge No. 238, A. F.
A. M.. elected the following officers
for the ensuing year: Eugene White,
W. M. C. P. Lindsey, J. W. George
VanValer, J. W. R. S. Gordon, treas
rirer G. S. Reese, secretary. Other
officers /not named yet. Installation
will be held Friday evening, January
American League Head Will Side
With Other Two Members of
[United Press Leased Wire Service.]
CHICAGO, Dec. 13.—Any hope the
minor leagues held that Ban John
son would side with them in their
demands on the national commission,
were dimmed today when the Ameri
can league head announced that he
would support the decision of the
other two members of the national
When the International league was
ordered by the national commission
to pay $9,000 to Chas. Ebbets of
Brooklyn, when the Newark Federal
league club passed out of existence.
Johnson protested the order, main
taining that the a|Talr concerned the
International league, not the nation
"I can in no manner, however, ap
prove of the action of the Interna
tional league taken at its meeting
yesterday," Johnson said. The Amer
ican league head also denied that he
sponsored the idea of a third major
"It was simply brought to me a?
a suggestion and thinking it might
be of benefit to the league involved,
I approved it.
"I did not foster the plan nor
boost it to any great extent.
"Personally, I do not belieye such
a league should he classed a third
major league in the strict interpre
tation of the term."
The plan, announced recently, was
to form a circuit by combining the
best baseball cities of the American
association and the International
league into a third "major league."
Last Three Dates Are Princeton,
Carlisle Indians and Yale
["United Press Leased Wire Service.]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. IS.—
Harvard athletic authorities'have an
nounced the following football sched
ule for 1917:
September 22, 'Bates.
Sept. 29, Bowdoin.
Oct. 6, Boston college.
Oct 13, Colby.
Oct. 20. Tufts.
Oct. 27, Brown.
Nov. 3,. Springfield T. M. C. A.
Nov. 10, Princeton.
Nov. 17, Carlisle Indians.
Nov. 24, Yale.
[United Press Leased Wire Service.]
ST. LdUIS, Mo., Dec. 13.—Sam
Langford laid Jim Johnson out in
twelve rounds here last night.
HAMILTON, ILL., DEC. 12.
The Christmas bazaar and chicken
pie supper given Friday evening
under the auspices of the Ladies Aid
society was attended by a large
crowd. Over $60 profits repaid the
ladies for their hard work.
The choir of Bethel church have
been preparing the last two months
a fine cantata under the direction of
Mrs. Roger Gordon, which will be
rendered next Sunday afternoon at
four o'clock in the church. All are
cordially invited to be present and
enjoy the excellent music.
Harry Rentchler of Chicago who
has been in California the past
month, joined his wife in this city
where she has been visiting relatives
in his absence. Mr. and Mrs. Rentch-1
ler returned to Chicago this week.
C. M. Brant returned home Satur-1
day after an extended trip in Texas.
Miss Clara Reed had an interesting
recital of her music pupils Monday
evening in Bethel church. The pupils I
acquitted themselves very creditably. I
Mrs. Lizzie Lane, the librarian at1
the public library will be absent
Wednesday and Thursday in Macomb,
111., where she will attend a wed
ding of a friend Thursday evening.
The Hamilton Music club held a
fine program Wednesday evening
with Misses Theresa Klay and Zula
Francis. This popular, organisation
is rapidly growing in numbers and
Christmas will be appropriately ob
served in the three churches,
GATE C1TF '.
STRIKES AND SPARES
Standard Four won two games out of
three from the Alley Inn team in the
bowling league last night. Tonight
Azinger Ice plays the Powder Works
quintet. Last night's scores
747 764 685
Crimmins 191 146 189
Taber 126 137 140
Powell ... 139 158 153
Wolf 93 130 116
Ferris 130 130 130
689 701 728
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—Subscribe for The Gate City.
Sterling Silver Tableware
From Me is Sure to Please
OPEN EVEN INOS
Laugh When People
Step On Your Feet
Tiy this yourself then pass
It along to others.
rough talk will be heard less here in
town if people troubled with corns
will follow the simple advice of this
Cincinnati authority, who claims that
a few drops of a drug called free zone
when applied to a tender, aching corn
stops soreness at once, and soon the
corn dries up and lifts right out
He says free
zone is an ether com
pound which dries immediately and
never Inflames or even irritaites the
surrounding tissue or skin. A
ter of an ounce ot free
zone will oost
very IRtle at any drug store, but is
sufficient to remove every hard or
soft corn or callus from one's feet
Millions of American women will
welcome this announcement since the
inauguration of the high heels.
AFTER MIDNIGHT, DECEMBER1.
YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY AN
ADVANCED PRICE FOR
O A I A
\.V* .. -r-.-
This is necessary in order that the 'Cadillac may remain as
fine a car as it now is.
KEOKUK CADILLAC? COMPANY
19-21-23 S. 5th St, FRANK ANDERSON, Prop. Keokuk, Iowa.
They unpack without a wrinkle. No pressing necessary. And remember, this is possible only with
a Hartmann. In place of the usual Dangling straps and tapes a simple adjustable device com*
presses the clothes and presents bulging Hartmann unbreakable hangers provide for quick and
Duncan-Schell Furniture Co.
Also a jcomplete line of Bags and Suit Cases
Rub Backache away with small trial
bottle of old "St. Jacob's
When your back Is sore and lame
or lumbago, sciatica or rheumatism
has you stiffened up, don't suffer!
Get a small trial bottle of old, honest
"St. Jacobs OH" at any drug store,
pour a little In your hand and rub
It right on your aching back, and
by the time you count fifty, the sore
ness and lameness is gone.
Don't stay crippled! This sooth
ing, penetrating oil needs to be used
only once. It takes the pain rigui
out and ends the misery. It is magi
cal, yet absolutely harmless and
doesn't burn the skin.
Nothing else stops lumbago, scia
tica, backache 0£ rheumatism sa
promptly. It never disappoints!
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
To SUas Rockwell Estate, Emma C.
Seeman, George E. Rockwell, W. B.
Rockwell, May Rockwell, May 3eyb,
Karl Seyb, Anna A. Rockwell, and
the Unknown Heirs of Silas .Rock
well, John W. Brown and May
You and each of you are hereby no
tified that on the 1st day ot Decem
ber, A. D. 1913, the following described
real estate situated in Lee County,
Iowa, to-wlt: Lot Nine (S), Block
Eighteen (18), City of Keokuk, was
sold by the treasurer of said county
—Gale City wants ads brings re
for the taxes then due, delinquent
and unpaid thereon to I. N. Tichenor,
•Keokuk. low* and that a certificate
of sale was duly Issued by said treas
urer to said purchaser, pursuant to
said sale that said certificate of
sale has been assigned to and Is now
held by the undersigned that the
xl*ht at redemption from said sale
"WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13, J9i6
••', •. '"v .•
A limited nnmber of orders which we can accept before that
time will be filled, at the present price (any date of delivery de
sired.) It is a rare opportunity to secure a klesired article
which will appreciate in value before you receive it. (We can
buy no more at the present price ourselves Except to fill or
ders already accepted.)
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packing. Let us show you this ana other Hartmann Thinks and you'll understand why Hart
mann Trunks are the choice of experienced travelers everywhere.
PADDED HINGED TOP on
the wardrobe section of the Hart
tpann XtijefiZfc Wardrobe Trunk
permits Instant access to any garment.
draft have to fumble through the
entire contents of your trunk to set what
Any article of dofhinff may be removed
without disturbing the others
Think of the time and annojsnce.thl?
Better yet, in
This holds the clothes a firm
cushioned immovable en route.
If you. aren't going to use
your car this winter leave the
battery in our care—and avoid
"frMzc*upstr ind th© deteriora
tion, that neglect will cause.
If you're going to use the
car, bear In mind that long
nights and "cold" engines drain
batteries and that the WEAK
Have us TE8T and WATER
your battery weekly and avoid
Skilled battery work in all
Its branches by trained spec
410 Main St.
will expire and a tax deed be
said treasurer to me for said
estate, pursuant to said sale, u"'
ninety days from the
ice of this notice.
JOSIE 9IBBACH FOLEY-
The man who -cornered 72,000,00®
eggs to Chicago is looking
chance to let go without cracking
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