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They are most gracefully pro
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ly built of fine solid mahogany
and being very sturdy, they
will give wonderful service
These chairs harmonize per
fectly with all living room fur
niture. Remarkable value at
this low price.
Convenient credit terms may be arranged
Both Unique and
SPECIAL—Lincoln Electric Iron and Iron
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Men's Oxfords That Bring
'The Store of Service"
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Get Our Prices
Buy "War Savings Stamps with your Liberty Loan
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the finish of the hard
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VOTE JUNE 3
Application Made to the County Audi
tor for Ballots—Applies
Provision has been made by law so
I that soldiers need not lose their vote
in the coming primary election of
Keokuk, June 3. They can vote by
I sending to the county auditor for a
ballot. This ballot must be filled oat
and sworn to before a notary public
I or an army officer empowered by the
state. This must reach the auditor's
office by election day.
If one is prevented from going to
the polls because of physical dissbil
itv and yet is in the county, this same
arrangements entitles him to vote.
services for Mrs.
Chris Lock will take place at 10 a. m.
Saturday from the residence, CI7
North Fifteenth street. Friends of
the family are invited to attend.
LANG-LEY—Funeral services for
jthlp late Joseph R. l-angley will be
Phone 1571 900 Main
Friday afternoon from
Bank street. Friends
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to thank neighbors and
friends, the Knight* and Indies of Se
curity and Koyal Neighbors for their
kindness and beautiful floral offer
ings during the sickness and death of
our wife and mother.
MTtS. FRANK MUNIS
AND SON SXHPHOM
Red-Fexzed Element in Evi
deuce Throughout City To
PROGRAM IS EXTENSIVE
400 to 500 Nobles Participate
in Business and Fun of
The Shrine, the playground of
Masonry, is about its business and
pleasure in Keokuk today.
By midnight, a class of forty can
didates will have "crossed the burning
sands" and become real Shriners.
Most interesting to the public was
a parade scheduled tor 4 p. m. In size
and splendor, it is expected to excell
anything of a like nature that the
Shriners have ever presented here.
Glltterhig uniforms, contraptions
that house the candidates while en
route through the principal downtown
thoroughfares, band music, a group
of the allies at war, represented by
men in costume, tableaux revealing
history, a war tank and other special
features hare been created for the
Crowds See It.
Expectations are that the curbs win
be crowded while the pageant is pass
The parade is to be led by Ben J.
Kirch, president of the Keokuk Fez
club, the organization in charge of
today's reception for southeastern
Steamboat Brings 'Em.
Davenport Shriners arrived in Keo
kuk- at 8 a. m., aboard the Helen
Blair. Aboard was the Kaaba patrol
and the Kaaba band. There were 130
members of the shrine from Daven
ort and others boarded at Muscatine
and Burlington. In Burlington the
red-fezzed nobles paraded and re-em
—Knights of Pythias dance Friday.
—Men's $1.00 shirts on sale Friday
at 59c each. 602-604 Main St
—Saturday is last day to buy coffee
at prices you received on postal card.
—Onion sets, garden seeds, chick
and scratch feed at Schaefer*s, 1111
Main. Phone 883.
—C. H. Dickey, city attorney, sub
mitted to a surgical operation Wed
nesday in St. Joseph's hospital.
—C. D. Bland left today for Cedar
Rapids, la., to attend the Iowa State
Poster Advertising meeting which is
in session there.
—Mrs. Mary Curtis Knowles, wid
ow of the late Judge Hiram Knowles
of Montana, is dead. Word to this ef
fect has been received by her sisters,
Mrs. James B. EBver and Mrs. James
W. Townsend of Keokuk. Mrs.
Knowles died in Berkeley. California,
May 22. Interment will be made in
Deer Lodge, Montana.
—Clyde Ferris, a Keokuk soldier
boy who left the city recent# to enter
military training, is now at Camp Mc
Artbur, Waco, Texas. In a letter to
his mother, Mrs. John Ferris, 722
South Fourteenth street, today, he
says he has been made a corporal. He
states that the weather in Texas is
hot at the prssent time.
—Big line of bathing suits for men
and boys at very low closing out
prices. 602-604 Main St.
—Men who have become imprison
ed in the state penitentiary at Fort
Madison in the last year and who
have become twenty-one years of age
in that time must register for select
ive service in the national army. Cards
for registration, purposes have been
sent to the record clerk of the prison I
by the adjutant general.
—Bids received by the board of edu
cation for the grading of a block of
land situated at Twentieth and Main
streets will be opened today. The
plot which belongs to the independent
school district of Keokuk, will be used
as a playground this summer. Pro
posals were based upon the removal
of 2.000 yards of earth, and grading
in accordance with specifications out
lined by the board.
—Many are wondering where that
camel in the parade came from, this
afternoon and if Keokuk Shriners had
a special livery stable for it. The se
cret is this: The lodge men secured
the humped beast from the Patterson
carnival shows in Davenport for the
day. The statement is made that
Shriners never have a pilgrimage un
less they know a camel is handy and
ready for use. Two years ago a
•"ship of the desert" was loaned to
the shriners here by "Billy" Hall of
I Lancaster. Mo.
—(Men's $5.W blue serge pants for
53.29 at the closing out sale. 6O2-604
Main St. I
—Charles W. Anderson. 508 South
First street, who goes to Camp Podge
with Lee county selective* next Tues
day, was presented with a wrhrt watch
Wednesday night by members of the
Modern Woodman lodge. Mr. Ander
son is a Woodman. He has been a
member of the degree team and
wortbv advisor in the order. He was
also associated with Hoiskamp'R city
league baseball team as catcher and
manager during the seasons of 1916
and 1917. He held the same positions
with the company's pennant winning
indoor baseball team during 2912.
THE DAILY GATE CITY AND CONSTITUTION-DEMOCRAT
There were wild accounts pf what
happened on the trip to Keokuk.
Some of the new candidates were
hazed from the moment they departed
from their native heath, j.
It wy not an uncommon sight to
day to see candidates described as
such by large white and Mack ribbons
they wore, sitting chained to tele
phone posts and other beams, hold
ing forth" tin caps. Into these pas
sereby dropped coins for the Red
Hie money is to be turned over to
the Keokuk Chapter.
Music was furnished during the day
by the Keokuk Concert and patrol
"Lucy* Kept Buy.
As a patriotic or rag-time air 'waa
floating skyward, the "Lacy," the city
police wagon, wtmld dash by with, a
candidate under arrest.
Once a soldier in uniform who had
returned from Camp Grant, Rockford,
in to become 4 Shriner, was seen
ensconced on the leather cushion of
the wagon. Three stalwart Shriners
were guarding the steps so that he
might not make his escape.
Kaaba Officers Come.:
All of the officers of Kaaba temple
are in the city. These are headed by
Charles P. ShafTer, illustrious poten
tate. The other officers are Chas. E.
Robeson, chief rabcand John H.
Rouss, chief rsbband D. F. Scrib
ner, high priest and prophet Frank
C. G-fbbs, oriental guide Gustav
Stneben, treasurer william R. John
son, recorder Harry R. Bartlett, first
ceremonial master John H. Ploehn,
second ceremonial master George C.
Crltes, marshal Carl Lambach, cap
tain of the guard John Hageboeck,
onter guard J. Neil Jones, director.
There are between 400 and 500
Shriners in the city.
Registration is taking place in the
lobby of the Hotel Iowa,
Banquet at 6 p. m.
A banquet is to be served in Mason
ic temple, Seventh and Blondeau
streets at 6 P. m. at 8 p. m., initia
tory ceremonial work begins in Wood
Vaudeville in the Grand theatre •will
close the program for the day.
—Swiss Cleaners will be closed on
Thursday afternoons and Saturday
—M"march shirts, new patterns in
all sizes, worth 51.50 today. Closing
oat price 95c. 602-604 Main St.
—The G. W. Hill will bring a boat
excursion from Burlington to Keokuk
next Sunday afternoon. The arrival
hour in Keokuk is 4 p. m.
—Puckechetack lodge No. 43 meets
every Friday evening at 8:00 o'clock.
Wm. Van Steenwyk, N. G. George
W. Immegart, permanent secretary.
Work in third degree.
—The three Omaha afternoon
papers have increased street prices to
two cents per copy and carrier prices
to fifteen cents per week, Sunday in
—Hirsh wickwire and Kirschbaum
men's high grade hand tailored all
wool suits at much less than whole
sale to close out. 602-604 Main St.
—The few Italians who are in Keo
kuk, .performing railroad or other
work, will observe tomorrow, May 24,
as Italy-American day. It Is the an
niversary of the entrance of Italy into
the world war.
—Hollis D. Printy, 1605 Johnson
street, who has enlisted in the me
chanical department of the aviation
service, left Wednesday night for Dav
enport. He will go from there to In
diana for his training.
—Because a carnival company fail
ed to appear in Keokuk the last week
1n July, 1917, under contract, Dl B.
Reeves has won a $250 suit brought
in a justice court at Hannibal, Mo.
The defendant was the H. W. Camp
bell United Shows company. The
shows were attached by a sheriff at
St. Joseph, Mo., last Saturday night,
the train, animate and ticket wagon
being held until settlement was made
by the proprietor.
ON CASUALTY LIST
(Continued frorc page
C. John W. Jones, Spartansfcurg, S.
C. Walter Hunter, Laurens, S. C.
Etail F. Kraft, St_ Paul, Minn.
Frank Charles Mastenbrook, Grand
Haven. Mich. Harold H. Neumann,
Glennie, Mich. Harvey T. Palmer,
R. P. D. 2, Hillsdale, Ore.
Liuetenants John T. Maguire, St
Louis, Mo. Hugh L. Sutherland,
Benoit, Mich. Sergeants Harold W.
Brown, Chicago Ralph D. Idnville,
Glenwood, Iowa Albert E. Raddats,
Meriden, Conn. William O. William
son, Blanchard, La. Corporals Mich
ael F. Murphy, Washington, D. C.
David Silverman, Brooklyn. N. Y.
Mechanic Stanislao Daranski. Middle
town, Conn.: Privates Mario Abbrnzzi,
BernardBville, N. J. Mack Anderson,
Inman. S. C. Thomas Bertolino,
1215 Bast Fiftieth street, Los Angelee,
Calif.: Chester O. Bittner. Indianap
olis, Ind. Dominick Be tool, general
delivery, Wonston, Pla.: G«orge B.
Bolt. R. F. D. 2. Woodbine, Iowa
Ross ST. Brown. Lockeha, Ok la. Ray
G. Cochran, Rankin. Pa.: Peter Con
nors, Manchester, N. H. Dohihus N.
Cooper. Jacksonville, N. C. Jesse S.
Deakins. St. Joseph. Mo. Andrew
Deardi. Hartford, Conn. Ernst T.
DeCeoccio. Hartford, Conn. Raymond
W. G&mfeeian, Boston, Mass. Dwlght
Garrett, Ansozda, Conn. Gust I*
Gnlttcfawm. MtaneapoUa, Mhm.
EVERY MEAL A
Few folks suffering from kidney and
bladder troubles ever think that the
meals which they are taking are has
tening their death. Every morsel of
food taken gives up its quantity oC
uric acid. This poison is taken into
the system through a diseased con
dition of the kidneys and bladder. In
the healthy man nature provides an
outlet for this poison. Those in Hl
bealth must take a medicinal help to
drive this death dealing poison from
the system. For over 200 years
GCKLiD MEDAL. Haarlem Oil Cap
sules have been doing this work.
They effect prompt relief in all dis
eases arising from kidney and bladder
troubles. Don't put off this vital
matter of attending to your health
until it is time to make your funeral
arrangements. Get a box of GOLD
MEDAli Haarlem Oil Capsules today.
Look for the genuine. Your druggist
sells them. They are guaranteed or
money refunded. Insist on GOLD
Frank Kearney, Boston, Mass. Casey
Kooistra, Pater son, N. J. John W.
Lafferty, Brooklyn, N. Y. Elijah Law
son, Gimlet, Ky. Patrick G. McHugh,
Brooklyn, N. Y. George EL Mellor,
Lowell, Mass. Sotero C. Navarro,
1421 Fifth street. West Berkeley,
Calif. Bdward L. OUagan, Lowell,
Mass. George Raborn, SAhwinn and
Company, Tacoma Building, Tacoma,
Wash. FYed Allen Rienksk, St. Louis,
Mo. Ghaude P. Koaa, Cherry vale,
Kansas George E. Tomm, Delaran,
I1L Lee Younghawk, Elb Woods,
N. D. John J. O'Keefe, Lowell, Mass.
Sergeant William F. Lewis, Mill
Point, W. Va. Corporal Arthur Rich
ardson, Chicago Privates Bruce
Cochran, Grafton, N. D. Martin Ellen
bass, Lucas, Mich.
Missing in action:
Private iRoccb Summa, Water
Mrs. Mary Wellehan.
Funeral services of Mrs. .Mary Welle
han took place at nine o'clock a. m.
today at St Peter's church. Rev. J&s.
W Gillespie officiating The regular
choir of the church sang.
The pallbearers were Mayor Ed S.
Lofton, T. J. Hickey, James Stanton.
Edwin G. Vaughn, Philip Finn, and
James Barker. She was laid to rest
in the Catholic cemetery.
No Troth In Story.
tTJnfted Press Leased Wire Service.]
NEW YORK, May 23.—Deputy At
torney General Alfred L. Becker, to
day reported to government author
ities that he had completed an in
vestigation of huge stores of German
owned rifles, machine guns and am
munition, hidden near New York and
teosd rumors unfounded.
Exceptional Value! ill the Materials
Most in Demand for Gowns
Crepe Meteor, Charmeuse and Crepe dn
Chine, in several qualities. The price range is
from $1.50 to $2.50 the yard.
Her Heart's Desire
—A Dimond En
If there is one wish a young
woman cherishes in her
heart it 1m that her engage
ment will be sealed with a
beautiful diamond ring.
We specialize in Diamond
Engagement Rings. Yon can
buy here knowing that yoa
hare received the best value
and the most sincere advice
in its selection obtainable.
All transactions confidential.
Jeweler and Diamond
Toilet Goods Line
Try the new combination
Made from a wonderful new
Formula. A cream that is
neither greasy nor grease less.
A cream for softening, healing
and beautifying to the skin.
PRICE 50c THE JAR
Jonteel's Fragrance is the In
te ibl ending of 26 different
odors, all gathered together at
great expense and subtly blend
ed by a master perfumer.
On sale only
500 Main St
Fairbanks is Better.
[United Press Leased Wire Service.^
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. May 23.—
Charles W. Fairbanks spent a good
night and was feeling better this
morning, it was announced at his
home her*, where he Is ill from
Bright's disease. I
American cooks in France recently'
baked a ton of foot powder Into bread
mlstaklac it tor floax.
THURSDAY, MAT 23, Wis
Traveling Suits and Coats
Some of the newest effects may now be seen in
our ready-to-wear department. Our prices are
very reasonable. '•V
'ViIn Our Lingerie Department
may be fonnd just the dainty garments
want, both in silk and in fine namdook.
Yora will find this store headquarters for hos
iery, gloves, handkerchiefs, purses and ewnory
thing else to make np a beautiful trousseau.
W. H. SOUTH
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Oldest Company In low*.
Incorporated Jam. 1855
H. R. COLL1SON
uveswabck) Main St
Gives per cent Wsooont on
Mo Delivery. Phone JOW
Closed on Thursday afternoon
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