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itsr PAGE EIGHT E|'V 2b".' ?,' I I "WOMEN HARD AT WORK life JEtanes and Factories Make an Outpouring of Money for the Activity Over Here That Appeals to AIL So many team captains refuse to Imake their daily rvports to headquar-! paj^,ysjs^ lers, that it is impossible to guess the America and the Red Cross. They visited every store and office from Water street to Eighteenth on Vain, Bolndeau and Johnson, and •aw every store and office clerk in that territory. c. The women began this morning on their own big drive into every home 111 towtt. and the factories began to Sfiove through their own special or ition. Every House in Town Visited. iElFoday every house in Keoknk is to be visited by a woman solicitor, and in ihis way every person in Keokuk •will be given an opportunity to get 2li on the list of contributors to the Red Cross. Every ward has Its leader, and jsvery block its foreman, and the or ganisation of the women is as com plete and smoothly working as that ef the men, to say the least—with -More of them engaged, as there were 3mon women than men in the big parade. and more women than mren at erey public gathahtg during this -second Red Cross war fund campaign. Mrs. A. Hontngsworth is in charge of the north side women, and Miss Myrta Mitchell commands the bat talion of south side women. Women at Worrk at Sun-up. Mrs. Hollingsworth has a hundred women out today and they will get the canvass of the north side homes .completed by tomorrow noon. It is in tended. They have been handicapped •by so many women entertaining -Shriners, or going down town to see •(he Sbriners, making a second visit •Tto many homes necessary, bat they Are combatting all the odds against them with fine spirit. The (forces of Miss Mitchell number •J30 women, and reveille sounded for them at sun-wp this rooming. Mfe« Mitchell is a strategist, daughter of a war veteran, and she started her fcattalkm so early that the south side lioosewives were caught at home be fore they started for down town, and the Sbriners attractions. The idea "was to get done by noon, and th« •was nearly accomplished. FIGURES NOT OBTAINABLE. Team Captains Failure to Obey ...... Orders of Chairman Joy Re 5£i sponsaSJe for Lack of Information. At noon today, the directors of ac counts had not received nearly as jnuch money as was reported orally by teams at the luncheon yesterday. There is considerable public com plaint atxmt lack of information about total figures which is hurting the campaign. Justice requires the statement t*mt the responsibility and blame for state of affairs rests entirely on cer tain team captains who do not report dally at &*o?clock as directed by Chair man Joy. Dp to noon today Captains "Wilcox and Bolster, of team 2. and Captains •Wills, Brown and Majors of team 6, 'were the principal delinquents. There Is no earthly way early this afternoon to guess wfthin a mile or what the total Red Cross subscrip tion to Keokuk amounts to, to date. FOOT POWDER USED AS FLOUR Good for Trencfa Feet, But Refases to Rise for Bread, Pie or Even Make Good Spaghetti. fBy Fred S. Ferguson, United Press Staff QnrrespomtenL] WITH THE AMERICAN AKMY IN LORRAINE, April 4. (By maiL)— "When flour won't "biscuit," wont "pie," won't "doughnut," won't en*en *"lottgh," and above aH, "wont, "spajftigt,- there must be something the matter with it. www^ww- ?4Bvery House in the City and Eveiry Person in the Municipal ity Given an Opportunity to Donate to the Great Soldier Welfare Fund Being Raised. And when you've ordered a ton of trench foot powder, and it haen't ar .rived and more cases of "trench *mMtr wnlng ta and yew super- and Che fis&ratian Arm*. THE ONE LARGEST SUBSCRIPTION IN Lee County's Biggest Single Gift to the Red Cross War Fund Comes FHm Jackson Township. The one largest single subscription in Lee county to the Red Cross war fund came from Jackson township, out side yesterday. The solicitors entered a house and saw a little girl on a bed- with part of her body motionless from infantile Her mother wanted t0 help $Otal subscriptions obtained to date, poor and had no money, and so could Vat'after completing the canvass of the to business men, the war fund campaign town. iy replied. Then the woman with the The way the dollars are rolling in •today all over Keokuk shows a him-1 At the end of the first day $.001.28 was deposited by Charles J- Smith and j, A. G. Peterson, directors of mnib, to the bank account of the treasurei ithev 4ft the war fund—but that was only /the first donations, and only the actual cash subscriptions and does not in elude the pledges for over twice that ll.jnnch obtained the first day. Reaching Out to Everybody. This morning twenty volunteers met Chairman Joy in the Y. M. C. A. par lor and after receiving their gas gren ades and instructions in the shape of receipt hooks and assignments to spe cial territory, they started out to mop up the business district of Keoknk. worries dred per cent plus of loyalty tojbnreau ghe had FACTOmCS ARE ORGANIZED Each One Has fts 0*m Committee to Otrtain Contributions From the Employes on the Payroll. BieiT factory in Keofcuk has been organised for its own campaign and opportunity for the employes to con tribute to the Red Cross by J. Albert K3edatec3u director of factory organ ization on the executive committee. The Standard 00 company force went oner the top a hundred per cent strong, with every one at the fifty a subscribed, early in the week, and otters will equal them Jest before noon today. Will G. Blood made a talk to the rtrity Oats force In the packing room of the plant. C. J. Kirch and J. Albert Kiedaisch spoke at a meeting of the Standard Four men and women. Out there there are two organizations for the day and night shifts. Armtmrs and others are about 100 per cent flags, but there is no such flag provided for this cam paign. This will not keep a ntimber of factories and large establishments making a subscription from every em ployee, however. WHAT OCR NEIGHBORS DO. Burtfngton Is Trying the War Chest Method and Fort Madiscm is Modest in tls Setting of Par For Drive* Burlington is not having a Red Cross campaign this week, as it ha« adopted the war chest idea. TTris is to raise a lot of money for all war pur poses and lateT divide it between the different needs. Dr. Axsou showed showed clearly the objections to this plan in his address here, and it natur ally lends itself to moderate collec tions and subscriptions for an the needs of the war. Fort Madison has a week's Red Cross war fund campaign on as in Keokuk, but the Democrat states its par, called its quota, at only $6,000, in all modesty. Pro rata, that would mean about 59.000 for Ke'Auk which raised over twice that In a few min utes from the solicitors Just before the teams started out to work. Keokuk is not paying much atten tion to anything but her own business, bat It is interesting to Observe the ideas of some nearby towns. KEOKUK SOLDIER WRITES LTke the Rest, He Tells of the Bene fits of the Red Cross to the Army artd How Soldiers Subscribe. Nearly every soldier giving ten francs, whi3i is abont two dollars, to Red Cross funds, and he himself buy ing another Liberty bond, is part of the picture of life in the An«risa.n iors are raising the rootf demanding the powder, and you can't get it— again there must be something the matter. Two captains with these two lines of trouble in mind met recently. One was a captain in the quartermaster corps. The other was stationed at the front Ctrptain opened the conversation. He told of his trrach foot powder trouble*. The particular powder be had ordered was the best thing for trench feet that had been found but be couldn't get it for some mys terious reason. Captain came back with his trou bles. He had Just gotten in a bate*) of fkxir and had been deluged with kicks from everybody from the com pany cook, to the French civilians f%-r *j,f FLIES ALL 0VE8 said they ,but are renters and the Red Sross. The llttle was extended into every nook and limbs and the pinched faoe on the bed corner of Keokuk today, and the Red, Oross flag is flying in every block injpere^ ^ith the motionless sofUv called her mother and whis- ln her the mother rM# soft- and the poverty and the paralyzed 1JtUe gjri went over to a a the purse over the hand of a souc|tor and shook oat of It the Red cents ae apoiogfeed FOR EVERYBODY. 1 Beginning Saturday morning and continuing tmtil Monday evening, subscriptions will be received in any amount from individuals at Red Cross headquarters, in the Keokuk Electric company offices, Eighth and Main streets, until 5 o'clock. Hundreds of Keokuk people are expected to take their subscrip tions there each day. "1 HAVE DONE MY SHARE." If we lose the war, everything Is lost I despise the man who says that he has done his share. The soldier in the trenches, fight ing for the rights and liberties of mankind, doesnt stop when be has done his share he does all he can and will you, for whom he is doing all and giving all, dare do less and face your neighbor, your con science and your God? They will know. fund sixty-six that it was all The solicitor said he would call it a dollar, so the little girl on the be it could have a badge, and the child smiled wistfully. She said she wished it, had ben enough to get her the Red Cross magazine, for she did want that very much to look at in her bed. That evening when her father came home, he hunted up another dollar from somewhere and took it to the town ship chairman of the campaign. The little girl will pet her Red Cross maga zine despite all red tape regulations applicable to other people, and she has her name written in a trig booteas the largest single subscriber In Lee county to the Red Cross war fund—she and her parents are the only parsons who gave all the money they had to the war work fund. Thus writes Judge Ralph S. Lat shaw, in the Kansas City Post, and think thousands of people in Keo kuk and everywhere. And yet some men expecting public respect tell Red Cross solici tors that they have done their share," or have invested In a Liberty bond which is a mighty good In vestment and not giving anything at alL TELEPHONE 726 #j Red Cross war fund campaign headquarters are in the office of the Keokuk Electric com pany, Eighth and Main streets, until 5 o'clock each day this week, and it has its own special telephone number 726 instead +1 of the number of the company. In Prance painted by Sergeant B. I* Benner, who went from his home on the Middle road. Every soldier, in almost every let ter, speaks heartily of what the Red Cross is doing—and that it is accomp lishing much with every dollar it spends. THAT CITY LOT GIFT. Was Gratefully Accepted and a Committee Appointed at Once to Make the Se lection. Tt»e campaign staff got bus? at once when Fred Overton, captain of team No. 13, announced" that Frank W. Swaa had donated to the Red Gross war fund a city lot. Mr. Swan told the solicitors that a committee might take its choice out of seven lots he owns, and then the Red Cross war fund executive com mittee could sen the lot. raffle it off, auction ft, or dispose of it in any way It pleased, and he wOl make a deed to the new final owner, whoever that may be. Chairman Joy at once appointed Thomas XL Joyce, R. V. McCutcheon and H. "L. Aldrlcb a committee to select the lot, and the rest of the proceedings followed apace. The committee last evening chose a lot at the corner of and Ash streete. C. F. McFariand will deter turine later just how it win be disposed of. bat probably ft will be auctioned some day ttiis month. AN APPSAL IN SPANISH. Fort Mar*son Red Cross Makes Spe cial Effort to Get Money From Mexican Laborer* in That Ctty. The Port Madison Democrat car ries with prominent position an ap peal to Mexicans there to respond to the Red Cross demands, all in Span ish. It refers to the German atroci ties and the necessity of preventing such thinge In this hemisphere. There are many Mexicans employed by the Santa Fe railroad living in and near Fort Madison. NO THRIFT STAMPS TAKEN. Treasury Deportment and American Red Cross Prohibit Receiving Them For Sub scriptions. Order® have come from the Ameri can Red Cross that thrift stamps may not be taken on war fund subscrip tions as was previously announced mieht be done. The government ctajects to taking mooey out of the United Sates treas ury to give it to the Red Cross, and the Red Cross does not want that done either—and that Is exactly -what trading thrift stamps for Red Close snbscriotion reoeftots means. 7%®P» THE DAILY GATE CITY m«» -'"v^ & Elegle What Sbriners A light damned in the eye of Cap-1 jer today, part of which were initiar tain X. "What does thte- floor at yours look IflceT "Jost floor?* *T5«rt are you sore. Km floor?" "There's no analyst with my outfit, but I take tt as stsch." Cfeptain was hot on the trail. "You've got my trench foot powder, bet a horse," he sbot at the •wartermaster. Htnr much have yon sold? vnu did you sell It to? How can you get ft back, and get it back quick?" a dash to ths aids at- the m.. M- nT"* Guido Ciccollni, Tenor, In French Jtules Massenet stands among the greatest of ail French composers of the modern school. His fame rests principally on his operas, the best known of wihich is "Thais." Massenet's melodies are of a most beautifully pore lyric style that 1B unsurpassed by any other composer. Bis "Elegie" is a perfect example of this type and ranks as one of the finest songs ever written. 'O Sole Mio (My Sunshine) Eduardo di Capua Guido Ciccoflni, Tenor, in Italian Di Ctepua Is an Italian composer whose many Jovial and tuneful com positions hare made him a fiavortte In the hearts of his countrymen. His reputation has been earned chiefly by his "Neapolitan Songs"— TMiose roUioldng, care-free street songs of Italy. Guido Ciccollni, pro claimed by many authorities to ha the world's greatest Italian operatic tenor, is perfectly suited, temperamentally, to this style of song. You are hearing a real masterpiece when you listep this magnificent Re-Creation. No. 82129—Price, *2.00 O Dry Those Tears! Teresa del Riego Caroline Lazzari, Contralto This old time favorite needs no introduction to anyone who is at all with drawing room songs. Some Slave called it the most appealing melody ever written. The melodic tbenne itself is so graceful, tender, and wholly lovely that its oh arm is irresistible. The weeds, too, are most appealing. Caroline Lozzaxi, an Italian artist whose voice, training and personality are typical of her country, is heard to advantage here. -v.f Oft in the Stilly Night Caroline Laoari, Contralto ThiB is one of the standard encore songs In modern refertolre. It is widely known and loved both In Etagland and America. The origin of the melody is unknown. The words are by the great poet, Thomas Moore, whose writings have formed the lyrics of more ballads than any other poet. Caroline Lazzari recently made her debut with the Chicago Opera Company. Critics proclaim hex's the voice the world has been waiting for for many years. No. 80365—'Price, *1.50 Douglas! Tender and True Lady John Soott Amy Ellerman, Contralto All the tenderness, delicacy and grace of the best of the old-fashion ed Scotch ballads Is embodied in this song. It is a real "heart-song" of assured immortality and beloved throughout the whole English speaking world. Amy EHerman, in a qpxiet, reserved way, beautifully expresses the sentiments of the poem. Wonderful Thing Clare Kummer Besty Lane Shepherd, Soprano Clare Kummer made her first big hit with the ballad "Dearie.'* Since then she has written a number rather similar In style. "A Won derful Thing," however, is acclaimed to be by far the finest, most artistic song she ever composed. It was introduced to the public hy the musical comedy star Sallie Fisher, in "The lAoir Rehearsal." It was a tremendous success at once, and some think, really "made" the show. As Betsy Lane Shepherd sings it here, it makes a Re-Creation that you will find more appealing and beautiful every time you hear iL No. 80388—Price, *1.50 Down in Lily Land Wallace Marion Evefy Cox, Contralto, and John Young, Tenor This song is of distinctly different character than the really charming and artistic ballad-duet John Young you all know. Marion Evelyn Cox is rather a new comer. She is a Brooklyn girl who is well known throughout the east as a church soloist and on the concert platform. .... Is It Nothing to Yotr? /.•t.".'7?w.\Vv. .t-J.C. Edgar-Trevor Betsy Lane Shepherd, Soprano Betsy Lane Shepherd has become, in little more than a year, a tre mendous favorite with Bdison owners. Her voice has an appealing quality that is irresistible, and no matter what type of song she sings she always gives an artistic touch that the discerning music-lover ap preciates, and the unsophisticated enjoy without knowing why. The present selection is an English ballad that has made a big success dur ing the past two or three years. water wagons bav^ to do with each other no one knows. But some executive of the Now, everybody was trying mixing (Keokuk Fez club thought the sSwvs It with other Qour to see If it would 1 etching would be great for the oc voii, he said. Icasfon—today's pilgrimage of Kaaoa "The stuff simply wont do noth- temple nobles to iveokuk—so he ing that floor ought to do," was bis gketched it The public got to see a final cry of anguish. great many antics of the mystic or- remaining "HOBT. Captain nearly embnosa Jtast then a man from the Italian mission appeared. He explained that they had bad visions of a real spaghet ti •HBMIT Bat. he added in effect, that with til aspect to the American's flour, ft wouldn't -spaghet-" Then came a man from a moss near by. In a few minutes there was a Une, and everyone carrying a pack age of "flow" that, wouldn't act as It Si !f Til. if" '.*!TOWr Featuring "Oft In The Stilly Night," "O Dry Those Tears" LAZZARI of the Chicago Opera Company i* No. 83074—Price, $3JOO At Jules Massenet Untamed Shriners Having Some Fun on Main Street During the Day tory in their nature. Prospective candidates for the shrine were slowly tortured and in some cases almost murdered right in the town's best known streets. The veteran shrlner calls this "crossing the burning sands of the desert" Main street dust never did resemble sand particles of the Sahara, but then one has to conjure up the imnplnn1 W" to get the fun out Knowing that the "Dour" had been sold oat in 60 pound lots to several thnes as many buyers. Captain was fretting own how it was to be gotten bade. looked at the line, and connoted: "I don't think be long getting all your foot powder back, and I won't have to go after it either." CRr Want ads. ^WI^WP®? PW f7 THUBSDAY, mat 23,1918 New Edison Re-Creations -1 Felicia Waltz Sari Waltz Rega E W E E S No. 80388 Ma. 80391—Price, *tS0 Take You Home Again, Kathleen Thomas 4». Westandmf Venetian Instrumental Quartet, Violin, Violoncello, Fhrte and Harp A very popular song-ballad. Its beautiful melody i» heard to even finer advantage in this arrangement tor Instrumental quartet. The serveral parts hare been most artistically written, and are interwoven most beautifully. Only the art of the iEJdison Recording laboratorr could record and only (he Neir Edison could ReGreate them so per fectly. Venetian InstrwiiwiUa fbiaitnl, 8Mb Quanto lo famo •. VTolhi, VMoneedo, note and fferp This selection was written by an Italian who enlisted as band master on an American flagship when the ship was In the Mediter ranean. It became a great favorite with all the aid. tfene naval of ficers and was played on all the American flagships. It has never been published, although, written over forty years ago, and Is given here in a special InstrmnentaA. quartet version made tram the original manuscript. No. 50*59—Price, *1j00 For Dancing—-Jamln' Society One of those ch$rming, graceful. olMtttUoned salteos of the ldnd so papular about ten years ago. The composition itself, however, is quite recent. You will undoubtedly enjoy it grea£ly, for it is played in Eqgene an das' best style and makes a perfect record for dancing the ol&Cashioned waltz, or the newer nu-ietj of steps Sunetitne of Your Smile Waftz ... LIQan Ray For Panting JnUu'1 Society Orchestra "The Sunshine- of Yaar Smfle" m£kes a charming waltz in tfafe ar rangement The melodies comprising it are all exceptionally fine, with a well marked, swaying waltz rhythm, dancing. Imperial Marimba Band The operetta "Sari" was one of the big hits of the season of 1917. Its distinctively Hungarian style of music pleased Broadway hugely and ell ove rthe Metropolis the "Sul" melodies were heard. This waltz arrangement contains a number of the "Serf* melodies, woven together In waMz rhythm. The Imperial Marimba Band gives them a fine interpretation. This organization has made several records and the curious timbre of these band instrmjients has caused mudh com ment among IEJdison owners. Their toties xeaord perfectly and, every one agrees, are exceedingly pleasing and. enjoyable. Stars and Stripes Forever March —.•. .. ...... Sousa Imperial Marimba Band John (Philip Sousa, the "March. King/* is prdtmbly the most popular band leader In the United States. Afe a composer lie has been ahnaBt equdBy snccee»fal. CDs published compositions number several hun dred, including several comic operas. His most famous pieces are the military marches, a style of composition in which he is unrivaled. "The Stars and Stripes Forever" is one of the most popular of these and has contributed Ks share towards earning him the title ef "March King.** Its novel rendition here by the Imperial Marimba Band forms a pleasant change tram the usual brass, arrangement in which we gen erally hear-Soosa's marches. of It. The president of the Fes dot* and his associates have asked The Gate City to say that if any husbands return to their firesides at 2 a. m. and 3 a. m_ Friday, that the fact must be overlooked by anxious and irate wives. The pilgrimage is long and the way toilsomly fraught with perils for the forty new candidates. OOR OBJECTION. De. Frank Cranec We do not want oar children to learn the language and read the literature of the Ger man people so long as those people stand for everything that civilized folk abhor. There are plenty of for eign languages to learn without teach ing our little ones the lingo of as sassins. There is the beautiful lan of ftaaoe, soaked with the so- by CAROLINE IMm, *tJB0 Hold Thou My Hand—Sacred Metropolitan ••'Vv Bor several yean the Metropolitan QuaKut fan been recordB for Bdison owners. No more popular oigaataOan exists In the phonograph world today than this. Bach its four menriwss Is a thorough artist, and they ha»e sung together so Ions and so ifrcqunfl. their performance to always pezfaoOy (Drifted. Sacred music inertbi ahiy must form the taste of every record owners noHeeOon. It is tits sort of music from wUcb aotoce and inspiration may ahntjs be had. Somehow it seems dodbly impressive when given in Ana, «ad (Re-Creatica* of this kind rtways pcore most popular. Why I Lows (Him—Sacred B. D. Acfclev Robert E. Clark, Baritone BoOt 1Mb selection and the one given on the iew»g aide axe ard uacrod songs. This one goutioalarly is -well Hted by thousands all over the country. Its words are rather1 above the average in merit they are by E Bmntt, who baa wiJtleu Che* words-of eeaeral other hymns of like character. Robert iEL Clark, a comparative new singer, has a rich, resonant, powerful baritone votes and is ooe ot -q^ best Hving interpreters of gospel nmsle. Mr. Clark's gospel fringing in the Baptist Temple, Philadelphia, has not beep exceHed the dajb of Ira Sankey, the great singer of gospel songa. sacred Vtemen-Evltle it JOT prefer. that you will find perfect for No. 50466—Price, *1JOO E. Kalman MAQE HAPPt Satisfied That -Neutrone Prescription 99* Is An Thafs Claimed. •nils reliable prescription has. since being placed in the hands of the public, done more to remove Rheumatic Troubles than all prev ious remedies combined. It is different from other remedies in that it does not upset the stomal or Impair the heart, a condition here tofore thought impossible- It is not a cure-all but a remedy to be taken internally treating Rheu matism as a constitutional disease, by its general action through the blood. The treatment Is a most comp*** combination of rbeumatlo-reducii* dements and is dependable to P^ dnce results from the fact it atone at rheumatism as a disease of the WOOD. 50c and $1.00 the bottle. MoQrath Bros. Drug Co, KeoW*. low^ and leading druggfcts er«7" where. fbnslasm of noble purposes or the renascence of who®* Italy, rich from modern letters or Spain. tongue is that of a to weBtwrn continent Oar objection teaching tte German language scboote, and to the performance German music in opera or concert, j* not bigoted prejudice it l» te horence of anything that may even the remotest degree fa*01" propaganda of those filthy Ideas tw| have menaced progress, of anytj*®* that may help to SWBH the seP** pride of that horde of buccaneers U»J are now slaughtering oar sons the thousands, and threatening obscene defilement afl that civiu»«» people hold dear. The Gate Otf.