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ke of over- ne u- ppy ell as urs in IS splendid ots than end sup- for corn- of ite3 0 ways 6 Main Walsh will Is Moines to Valsh, who is THE DAILY BENEVOLENT UNION BLOCK DAY Envelopes distributed Monday, October 8 and collected Tuesday, Octo ber 9 for the support of a home for old ladies and children. One of the old est charities in Keokuk. WANT RECORDS FOR MACHINE Loc^l People Can Help Dispel Lone some Feelings of Ammunition Boys at Camp Cody. Keokuk people who want to do something for the Iowa ammunition train boys from here, have the oppor tunity to send them phonograph rec ords. Ear! R. Pflug, who is with the headquarters company, writes that the toys are lonesome dow at Camp Cody in the land of cactus and san»?, and that they have a talking machine, which keeps them from getting too lonesome, but that they want records. Fflug well describes the country the troops are in now, when he says he wouldn't trade a square foot of Iowa 'and for the whole state of New Mexi I co. The boys haven't had any new rep ords since June, so people here who liave records might help them out by making a big shipment some of these days soon. The boys are in camp at Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico. MISTAKE IN JUSTICE-HOAR CO.'S ADVERTISEMENT OF LAST NIGHT. In last night's advertisement of the Justice-Hoar Co., it stated that they would give away a $5.00 silk underskirt with every suit, purchased Saturday that was over $16.50 in price. It was an error on the part of the printer and should have read "a $3.00 silk underskirt free." PROPOSALS FOR T,EVFJE WORK.— I Office of the Secretary, Mississippi River Commission, 1811 International Life Building, St. Louis, Mo.—Sealed proposals will be received here until 11 a. m., October 81, 1917. for ron "tructing about 80,000 cubic yards of earthwork in the Henderson County I Drainage District No. 1, 111. Further information on application. PERSONALS GASTE'CITY"AND Seed White mustard seed, oelery seed, ground yellow mustard, tumeric, cinnamon, alspice, cloves, mixed pick to spices and all other spices used in pick ling and preserves- TRY MRS. PRICES'? CANNING COMPOUND ilOc. McGrath Bros. Drug Company 500 MAIN ST. Mrs. Phoebe F. Mills entertained Edwin French, Orin Hunter, Dollie [Mr. Charles N. Green, general super-'Meyers, Ruth Bedford, Ruth Means, .intendent of equipment, of the Stand-j Don Perdew. Erith Reed, Aramlntha ard Oil company of Omaha, while he I Hornish. Doris Ackley, Agnes Reeves, visited in this city. Catherine Montana. MEETING TUESDAY President Justice Urges Retailers to Turn Out in Force and Chair man Chapman Looks for Ad Mtfi. WILL BE JOINT SESSION Ad Man Will Present Program of Good Things for Gathering— Big Supper Served at 6:30 O'clock. The regular October meeting of the Keokuk Retailers' league will be held 'Eaesriay evening, October 9, at the Y. W. C. A. It will be a joint session with the Keokuk Ad club, and there wiill be a speaker here for the Ad club who will address both meet ings dur?ng the evening on the topic of direct, advertising. Supper will be served at 6:30 o'clock. President Justice is urging the fe tailers to show up in large numbers at this meeting, and Chairman Chap man of the Ad club predicts a "whale of a meeting." There will be plenty to Interest the members of both or ganizations, and it is expected that there will be a big gathering at the meeting. The members of the Retailers' league who realize just how vucti benefit the league has been In ihu promotion of special sale days, and the like, and just how much the league has done in the promotfon of trade in Keokuk, are urged to get behind the organisation with all of their power and help push along the big probSem of good things for this fall and winter. The big dollar day sales of last Saturday were one instance of the big things the organization is accom plishing. Some of the other things the league is planning along this lino will be just as big if all of the members will get behind the propo sition. STEAM COAL USERS. 10 cars good coarse screenings. Or der sample car. D. El Reeves & Co. CITY NEWS. —Serge dresses $10 to $25. Lowitz. —Chapel Fund market Saturday at one o'clock at Laubersheimer's. —Save money by buying coffee and pancake flour from me at my special Saturday price's. A. P! J. Ewers. —Puckeehetuck lodge No. 43 meets every Friday evening at 8:00 o'clock. Silas Brant, N. G., George W. Im megart, permanent secretary. —Special prices on coffee and pan cake flour, Saturday only. A. P. J. Ewers. —Regular meeting Keokuk Council No. 536, tonight at 8 o'clock. Hawkes' hall, Eighth and Main. Visiting breth ren fraternally invited to attend. C. E. Powell, regent J. I. Annable, sec retary. —Next week will be national win dow display week when the mer chants are urged to give prominent display to nationally advertised goods. All the Keokuk merchants who handle merchandise that is given national publicity a/e asked to co-operate. —Try Ludwig's for your fall and winter shoes. Price reasonable. —New skirts, $1.98 to $i?8. Lowitz. —Melrose and Valley church. F. J. Swanson, pastor. Melrose: Sun day school, 10 a. m. preaching, 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Valley: Only Sunday school 2 o'clock in the after noon. —It pays to buy your shoes at Ludwig's, 1004 Main. —A British shell that will carry eight miles, and an Italian shell that will carry six miles, now on display In my window. A. P. J. Ewers. —All Boy Scouts have been or dered out for work on the bean farm, Saturday morning. The scouts will assemble at the Washington school grounds at 8 o'clock sharp and will proceed from there to the farm. Par ents of scouts are urged to see that their boys are free to answer this call. No scout will be excused from the work on the farm Saturday morn ing, unless he presents to his patrol leader a written excuse signed by his parents. The scouts have been re quested to bring something to eat. —Choice line of full dressed chick ens 30c per lb.: alive, 23c. F. D. Haubert, 1408 Main. 8PRINGFIELD COAL. Order Saturday while we have it on track. D. 13. Reeves & Co., BD31. PRIMARY CLASS IS TQ ADVANCE Eleven Members of Westminster Sunday Sohcol to be Gradu ated Into Junior Classes. Graduating exercises will be held at the Westminster Sunday school, next Sunday morning at 9:30 o'clock. Several pupils have completed the work of the primary grade and will be advanced to the junior classes. Mrs. Wm. Aldrieh, superintendent of the elementary division of the school will have charge of the exer cises. Friends as well as members of the church are Invited. The following are the pupils that will receive diplomas for the com pletion of the primary work: CONSTITUTION-DEMOCRAT Be Youthful in a Wooltex Suit and Make Your Selection From Among Our Smart New Models. ECONOMY In Ewers McCarthy Co's Clothes This store is keeping up the highest standards of quality in merchandise, in service and reliability. Ewers McCarthy Co. Speaking of Liberty. The Inevitable Label. St. Paul Pioneer Press: Home is Washington Star: Berlin now and a place where a man can lose his then mentions peace, but the "made temper without losing his Job. (in Germany" label is always implied. KEOKUK'S BEST CLOTHING STORE FRIDAY, OCTOBER We are convinced that one reason why the suits we are showing so consistently meet the approval of our customers, is the youth fulness imparted to every line.' We call them young women's styles. As such they make a wide appeal and in this day of youthfully strenuous endeavor, they are widely appropriate. Paris and New York have said the authoritative word in their designing, and in the matter of material, service is assured. The assortment is now the largest it will be this season. Buying is so timed that by October 1st the stock is complete in# every particular. Let us show you this beautiful assortment of high-grade suits. It is a pleasure to dis play them. Sullivan & A uwerda This season, being especially pre pared to give exceptionally good values in Men's, Young Men's and Boy's Suits, Overcoats, Mackinaws, Sweaters and Haberdashery. Our styles are correct, in good taste anywhere and recognized as leaders in Keokuk for both men and young men. Prices $12 to $30. The fabrics from $18 to $30 are all wool and exception ally rich in quality. Our Boy's Knickerbocker Suits $3.50 to $9.00, Mackinaws $5.50 to $6.50, Sweaters $1.25 to $5.00, are the best styles and values on sale in Keokuk. Hats, Shirts, Neckwear, Hosiery, Under wear, Gloves and Sweaters. We are Keokuk's distributors of "Bradley Sweaters"— Prices $1.25 to $13.50 best value and fit on the market., Men's Phoenix sox, 35c to $2.00 the pair. Emery shirts, $1.00 to $6.00, perfect fitting, fast color. Stetson and No Name hats, $3.00 to $4.50. "Borsalino," the famous Italian $5.00 hat. Faultless night robes and pajamas, 75c. to $2.00. We show Keokuk's largest assortment of men's under wear in both wool and cotton in light, medium and heavy weight, exceptional values, $1.00 to $4.00 the suit. 5, ig17 Persevering. Des Moines Register: When it comes to persistence the bootlegger has nothing on the automobile thief.