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jATEKDAT, JUKE 29, 1918
Great Millinery Sale
He does not know as yet where
|he will have to report.
I —William Timber-man returned to-
members of the bar were In attend
—All of the stock salesmen of the
I Standard Four Tire company, thirty In Post
|number, will meet in Keokuk Sunday
Jnnd Monday for a conference to tell
[of the briskness of trade in their var
ious territories.
—Lee county republicans and demo
crats are having their conventions In
I Fort Madison today. Delegates to
'he state conventions of
Before the Fourth I
This includes trimmed Leghorns, colored crowns,
nicely trimmed regular values $5. Also Leghorns
with black straw crowns and six styles of white
trimmed Panamas.
—Mr. and Mrs. George Barnes are
he parents of a baby girl, born at
St Joseph's hospital June 24.
—Charles Hoffman, a Keokuk sol
flier who has arrived overseas, was or
iginally sent to Camp Grant at Rock
ford, 111.
—Captain Raymond D. McGrath, son
pf Mr. and Mrs. T. J. McGrath has ar
rived overseas. Captain McGrath is
member of the ordnance department,
cational army.
—George Cameron Is Im-proving
after a slight attack of pneumonia,
le was taken ill on the way from,
Paso, Texas, to Keokuk. He Is
visiting his mother, Mrs. James Cam-j
eron, Sr.
The two
t:«s in July, to take place in Des
I Moines, will -be named at today's
—A district conference and conven
jlion of the African Methodist Episco
|Ph1 church will take place in Keo
kuk. beginning next Tuesday, in
Itethel A. M. EJ. church. Seventy-five
delegates, from all over Iowa and
[Rome parts of Illinois, will attend.
—City and federal authorities have
learned upon investigation that a tilt
between a Wabash railroad brakeman
[and a Keokuk traveling man on the
Wee a short time ago was caused by
*n argument over.the position of
England in the war. The traveling
|man proved to the satisfaction of the
authorities and his employers that he
h.id not taken an unpatriotic attitude
and that he is a supporter of the Red
ross, buyer of Liberty bonds and a
worker for patriotic causes, it is
I Raid.
—Two more owners of field glasses
heard the
[•these necessary implements of war.
fJames S. Brumback, 1311 Des Moines
street, and G. Collingwood Tucker
have given their glasses to the cava!
,^'88 Nettie McClinthen of 1'eoria,
IfJ'-, is here visiting Mrs. Ora Riley, 218
I South Fifth street
Esther Sorkowitch left this
morning for Saint Louis to spend two
I eeks visiting with friends and rela
t» Elizabeth Miller has gone to
(•Dinningham, Ala., to visit relatives.
Miss Myrtle Davidson left last night
»r Chicago where she- will be joined
Miss Helen Hach of Des Moines. —Advertisement
White Milan hats with made crowns, trimmed with
white ostrich, very summery. White Milans with
velvet crowns, very new. Double brim Milan Hemp
with velvet crowns. Also white Georgette Crepe
Children's Hats
All children's hats
In this sale
Half Price
for a trip east- which includes a visit
to Niagara Falls and a trip down the
Hudson to New York City. There the?
will take a summer course at Colum
bia university.
Mrs. Margaret Gordon and son, Jo
seph, of 812 North Thirteenth street,
left this noon for a week's visit In St.
Mrs. J. B. Linn, of Chicago, is the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Foster,
329 North Fifth street.
Dr. B. F. Bailey.
Funeral services of Dr. Benjamin F.
-—Howard' E. Malone, who enlisted I ®,a"eJ 'P'^eat 10:30 a. m. twlay
in the marines/has passed all exami-
Illations and is now enroute to Paris £re*
llsland, S. C„ where he 1s to receive "j Methodist church, conducted the
his training. rites. The pallbearers were John M.
—Dr. (Captain) C. R. Armentrout,:
I* ho was recently given a commission
lln the Medical Reserve corps, U. S. A.,
|ejpects to be called into service Aug.
Prench- J- v- D-
Wm. P. Holt, Harvey J. Bonham and
George W. Weismann. Interment
took place in the Oakland cemetery.
Out of town relatives who attended
the funeral were Mrs. Ella Meade, a
sister, from Lansing, Mich. Harry
Idiy from Des Moines, where he has I i,.
[been attending a meeting of the Iowa daughfer. Mrs. F. B. Skinner of Chi
ptate Bar association. J. O. Boyd was
[another Keokuk man present at the
sessions. Three hundred and eighty!
street. Rev.
^ards. P^ftor of the Trin-
Maas, Hugh C. Hodge,
Card Reached Parents from
"American Girl" in France
as Weil as Soldier's
Private C. F. Morrison, who has
been with the
S. marines fighting in
This post card is significant of the
mission American girls are filling at
the front in getting word of injuries
back to America.
Private Morrison Is with the 96th
company. 2nd battalion, sixth regi
ment, S. M. C. He went from "VI r-
call of the army for jnia to France when he entered active
r* branch of the service for use dur- j'y ^nT meet *1 the hall Monday at
the period of the war. The Gate's-'30
the service. They may be left at
newspaper office with the name
[and address of the owner.
We wish to thank neighbors and
I friends for theolr kindness, also for
["eautiful floral offerings during the
sickness and death of wife
George V. Jenkins Camp, U. S. W.
dy has turned the glasses over to the jng the funeral of Comrade George
proper authorities. More are needed
for the purpose of attend-
J. K. FOULKES, Adjutant
Hippodrome Tonight.
A blue erra89 tale, without the usual
feuds. Riders of the Soa. the Metro
All-Star series picture starring Viola
Dana which will be shown at the Hip
podrome theatre tonight. Is a simple
but deeply moving story of Kentucky,
with its quaint folk1 and their primitive
loves and hates. It possesses the
novelty, however, of being a tale of
the blue grass without the semblance
of a feud basis. Also a Harold Lloyd
Tomorrow. Gladys Brockwell In a
stirring drama of New York's Bo
hemia life. The Scarlet Road, story of
a Puritain soul's fight against he de
mands of unconventional society.. Al
so Mutt and Jeff cartoon comedy and
latest Pathe News. It's coming to the
Hippodrome—Watch! Watch! Watch!
Germans "Will PUy Hell" Breaking
American Nerve, Writes Ben
C. Barker to
Two of His Friends Killed and Fritz
Must Pay, His Threat
Recovers From
Keokuk will thrill with real pride
when it reads exerpta from a letter
written by Private Ben C. Barker, a
former Keokuk boy, now serving as
a soldier In L. Company of the 168th.
Rainbow division.
"The Boches are trying to
break the American nerve," says
Backer in a letter to a relative in
Loraine, III., who forwards the
stirring news to The Gate City,
"But you know they'll play hell
doing it," he adds. All we want
now is to get back up there and
get even for the discomfort they
caused us.
Must Get Revenge.
"Several of our friends were killed,
too, who must be avenged, although
we've always got the most "Dutch"
every time we've had an engagement.
The French say the Americans are
good fighters. They go into the
trenhes singing and come out sing
Barker was gassed May 28 in an at
tack launched by the Germans. "Tom
my Stack and Louis K. Ewing were
victims of the attack, too. Stack has
written a letter bu nothing has been
heard from Ewing since the attack.
Feels effects of Gas.
Barker adds In a letter June 4: "I
Buppose I won't get back up
there now for some time. The "doc"
won't allow me out of the hospital,
but they only kept me In bed three
days. Gas some times has a habit of
coming back on a fellow after he is
apparently all right. So they're keep
ing me where they can watch me.
"I've plenty of company here, too,
for there are more of the boys in 'the
same boat.'"
In a letter written June 6, to his
relatives, Barker says:
'T hope to go back to the company
shortly and in the best of health. The
gas hasn't caused me any illness now
for several days. I believe I'm going
to escape a comeback, as some times
does happen with gas victims."
McCarten on Guard.
John (Scatters) McCarten, a famil
iar figure with old Company and
now with "L" company in the 16Sth
division in France, has written a let
ter to James M. Fulton, secretary of
the Industrial association, in which he
tells of the gas attack on the night of
May 28. McCarten was on guard. He
expresses himself, typically, as fol
"Heaps of Gas."
"Well. Jim. we had a gas attack the
other night. They sent it over in
heaps. The Keokuk Gas company
hasn't as much gas in their tanks in
ten years as we got. It certainly was
France for the last five months, has jhell on earth. I was on guard at the
par- been wounded slightly in the right It came in ajetter
arm and as a consequence is now in
a base hospital.
His parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Morri
son, 20 North Twelfth street, received
a letter from him today which told
of the casualty. The letter was writ
ten with his left hand, a measure evi
dently adopted to spare the injured
member as much as possible.
A card was also sent from Paris to
the parents which said:
"Yesterday I saw your son, Chaun
cey on his way to a hospital. He has
a slight wound in his right arm and
can't write himself for a "few days.
He is getting on very well and sends
his love.
"An American Girl."
and how
the fire did fly. But we stood it- 1
suppose you have seen an account of
it In the papers by this time. I would
write more if allowed to.**
Motion picture patrons throughout
the country will chalk up another
score against the Kaiser when they
learn that be is responsible for sep
arating that popular screen duo, Jack
Pickford and Louise Huff. Jack has
given np his profession and Joined the
1 navy because the Hun decided to make pvlU be released.
Armour Says He Makes But Quarter
of Cent Per Pound on Meat
and Is No
[United Press Leased Wire Service!
CHICAGO, June 23.—"These charges
like previous ones from this commis
sion, are designed to impress head
line readers," J. Ogden Armour said
today, referring to accusations of
profiteering in the federal trade com
mission's report.
"It is a fact known to government
auditors that our company's profit on
each pound of product In the meat
food lines is only one^fourth of a cent.
We have developed our business to a
point where those quarter pennies are
brought in fast enough to make mil
lions of dollars. The return on our
investment is now less than nine per
Waterways Representatives Have
Meeting With Business Men
at Industrial Associa
tion Today.
Daniel Bontecou, engineer inland
waterways committee, and C. D.
Whitney, traffic manager on inland
waterways, met with Keokuk ship
pers at the Industrial association to
day to learn if there is a real de
mand for water transportation. Both
men are from Washington D. C. and
are working for the government.
Twenty shippers attended the
meeting and gave information to the
Washington representatives about
the shipping situation, here. Ques
tionnaires are to be sent the ship
pers Monday and returned to the In
dustrial association by next Wednes
day. These will be sent to Washing
ton as locality information.
Keokuk Girl Becomes Bride of Med
ical Department Man in Mar
riage Which Takes Place
at Her Home.
Miss Marie Madeline Kiedalsch be
came the bride of Willard Bostwick
Marsh, of Bridgewater, N. Y., in a
quiet weding which was. solemnized
at 5 p. m. today in her home, 227
South Sixth street. A few relatives
and intimate friends witnessed the
ceremony. The Rev. A. C. Ernst, of
St. Paul's church, performed the cere
The bride was graduated from the
University of Chicago. She has held
the position of teacher in English In
the Keokuk high school for several
Mr. Marsh is a graduate of Hamilton
college, Clinton, New York, where he
later Berved as assistant professor in
English. He received his master's de
gree from Princeton university and
was studying there for the doctorate
when he entered the federal service.
He is now a member of the medical de
partment at Camp Devens. Mr. and
Mrs. Marsh will live in Ayer, Mass.,
for the present. Mr. and Mrs. H. L.
Marsh of Crookston, Minn., were
guests at the wedding.
—'Annual inspection of the public
schools of the city was made today
by members of the board of education.
—Mayor Ed S. Lofton was today in
formed by government authorities in
Des Moines that a U. S. powder plant
at Nashville, Tenn., is in need of
hundreds of carpenters with wages
at fifty-five cents an hour for first
class carpenters and forty cents an
hour for second class carpenters.
Work is on the open shop plan and
time and a half is paid for overtime,
a telegram to the mayor states. A re
quest has been made of the city's
executive to furnish the names of the
number of men procurable here by
Monday night. Workers will leave
Wednesday from Des Moines. Trans
portation is to be advanced and de
ducted from the first two weeks pay
of the men.
Last Appearance of Famous Screen Duo
the world unsafe for democracy.
Handsome Jack and pretty Louis*
have appeared together in Paramount
pictures with great success. They will
be seen together In their last photo
play shortly, when "Sandy," adapted
fram Alice Hegan Rice's famous story,
WANTED—Teacher for Ambrosia
school. Rural district No. 4. Ap
ply Chas. Anderson, Montrose, Iowa.
(R. 3.
WANTED—(Hay balers to bale hay aft
er the mower. Have about 100 ton
to be baled. Enquire George Camer
on. Enquire 120 South 7th St~, Keo.
kuk, Iowa. Phone Red 1693.
WANTED—Housekeeper. Apply to J.
W. Farrell, Montrose, Iowa, 2.
WANTED—To loan money on funrl
ture, pianos, live stocl:, etc., on
easy payments. Strictly private.
Phone 963. Keokuk Loan Co. Over
Miller's shoe store.
WANTED—At once, 10,000 dull safety
razor blades to sharpen at Wood
bury's, 1104 Main street.
WANTED—Lawn mowers to sharpen.
Only 50 cents. Woodbury, 1104
U. S. GOVERNMENT wants thous
ands clerks at Washington. Men,
women, 18 or over. War work. $100
month. Quick increase. Common
education sufficient. Your country
needs you. Help her and live in
Washington daring these stirring
times. Write for free list of posi
tions open. Franklin Institute, Dept.
105 F, Rochester, N. Y.
WANTED—Good white corn. Diamond
Milling Co.
WANTED to buy Smith motor wheel.
Must be in good condition. Call
Red 1324.
WANTED—To trade Ford track body
for touring or roa4ster body. 908
WANTED TO BUY—Stock in any
good thriving company. State num
ber of shares and best cash price in
first letter. Address E. ,C. K., care of
Keokuk Gate City.
WOMEN" wanted full time salary $24.
Spare time 50c an hour, selling guar
anteed hosiery to wearer. Permanent.
Experience unnecessary. International
Mills, Norristown, Pa.
WANTED—Walnut logs. I will pay
highest market price in cash tor
logs delivered at any station or on
stump. George T. Sayer & Sons,
Memphis, Mo.
WANTED—To buy, a
Black 105L
snrrey. Call
WANTED—Painter. Call Black 1660
or 1713 Bank street
WANTED—Young man 17 or 18, Se
curity State bank. 8th. Main.
WANTED—Girl for general
work. Phone Black 1137.
FOR RENT—Modern furnished room
near the "loup district" Inquire
227 N. Fifth St
FOR RENT—Seven room house.
steam heat gas, garden, in fine
neighborhood, and on car line. 816
North Thirteenth St. Apply to G. A
Hnssall, 201 Main St
FOR RENT—802 High, live room
house, electric lights, bath. Mrs.
U. F. Linquist 806 Blondeau.
FOR RENT—July 1, six rooms, un
furnished, 1008 Franklin, Phone
Black 662.
ROOMS FOR RENT—Two good, light
airy rooms, steam heated, especially
suited for offices. Good location. Also
Thirty People in Buildings When the
Wails Caved in During
[United Press Leased Wire Service]
SIOUX CITY, June 29.—A fire broke
out on the second floor of RufTs* drug
store, corner Fourth and Douglas
streets, aibout 1:30 this afternoon and
spread so rapidly that about thirty per
sons in the basement of the drag store
and an adjoining meat market were
unable to reach the street before the
buildings caved in.
The fire is st.ill raging at 2:10 p. m.
and threatens the entire block from
Fourth and Douglas to Fourth and
Pierce streets, the main business dis
trict of Sioux City.
Tlie city's entire apparatus is in ac
tion and abont 200 persons are doing
rescue work, but are una/ble to accom
plish much on account of the intense
At 2:40 p. m. the ftre flghters
seemed to have lost all control of the
Rescuers aft work had brought three
charred bodies from the debrfs where
the fire had died down. One of the
dead was identified as Louis Soiseeux,
a carpenter.
Nine injured were rescued and tak
en to local hospitals in ambulances.
Some are believed to be fatally in
It Is impossible to estimate the loss
of life until the fire is gotten under
"v Tinr®*"'
good rooms for storage, 420 Main. In
quire at Megchelsen's dry goods store.
FOR RENT—June 1, large, steam
heated room separate bath, two
large closets suitable tor two la
dies. Also small, well, furnished
room for lady cheap to right party.
Electric fane furnished also. Desir
able Pond apartment Telephone
FOR RENT—Storage room for house
hold goods, clean, dry and free from
vermin. Low Insurance rates. Col
lier Stationery Co.
FOR RENT—Six room house, newly
papered and painted. 1300 Or teens.
Call 246.
EXXR R3EQNT—Seven room home, 508
High street J. F. and N. M. Smith.
•FOR R1BNT—'Modern, six room house.
Shades, screens. 1104 Thnea. Dr. C.
A. Jenkins.
'FOR RHNT—Two light housekeeping
rooms on first floor. Modern. Phone
Red 807. 1020 Blondeau.
(FOR KENT—4 room furnished flat
706 North TweKth. Phone Red 1066.
FOR RENT—Six room strictly mod
ern house. 611 Tlmea. Tel. R-1892.
H. T. Flood.
FOR RENT—Plaesant sleeping room,
316 High. Gentleman preferred.
Prone Red 1087.
FOR KENT—e or 3 furnished rooms
with light and water. 227 South
First street
FOR RENT Seven-Toom modern
house. No. 914 Franklin St. Also
six-room modern house. No. 1028 Mor
gan St Will be vacant July 27. In
quire of Mrs. Thomas McManos.
FOR (RENT—908 High, five-room
house modern. Inquire 227 North
Ninth. Phone Red 876.
FOR SALE—Tfcree good used up
right pianos. One at $110, one at
$128, and one at $175. Easy terms
If desired. Duncaa-ticfcell Furniture
FOR' SAJiE—One Perfection electric
washing machine and two hand
machines. Bargains. 219 Johnson.
Strickler Co.
FOR SALE—New and rebuilt type
writers, all thoroughly high class.
Machines rented, allowing rent to pur
chase—New Fox $5 per month, new
Coronas $4 per month, rebuilt Under
wood. Monarch, Remington, $3 and $4
per month. Collier Stationery Co.
FOR SALE—One pair shafts, one set
of single wagon harness. Apply at
our Main street office. Taber Lum
ber Co.
FOR SALE—Quick Meal gasoline
range. Used only short time, $80.
Mrs. Henry Peterson, Montrose, Iowa.
FOR SALE—The Weismann home,
1106 Blondeau. Modern, except fur
nace. Cheap if sold at once. Inquire
George Weisman, Weil & Oo.
•FOR SAJ.tE—Small canning outfit
Steam pressure. See E. Aldrich.
810 (Main.
•FOR ®AIJE—6 room house in good con
dition. 2 full lots, a real bargain.
Otrt at edge of city. See E. L. Aldrich
'FOR SALE—My farm of 160 acres. I
am a widow and can't look after it
1 miles from city, mile from
school. Write for description. Mrs.
Julia G. Hoerr, 327 Jackson St, Man
kato, Minn.
control and it is possible for rescuers
to secure passage into the basement
of the drug store, but it is believed
that betyeen twenty-five and thirty
are entombed among the flames.
The damage done to property so
far is estimated at from between $400,
000 to $500,000.
FOf6 SAOB—•Ford touring car, 1917
model. In good running order. Price
$400. Address Box .77, KlT&ston, 111.
FOR SALE—a large refrigerator at
824 Main. Phone 1B18.
FOR SALE—Large assortment of sec
ond-hand shoes at 824 Main.
FOR SAXJE—-Upright piano, good as
New. Price is right at 824 Main.
FOR SAL®—A full line of trunks, suit
cases and traveling bags at 824
•FOR SIALB—10 full blood Plymouth
Rock hens, several dozen gl&as-fruit
Jazs. Phone B-1166.
FOR. SALE)—Choice residence proper*
ty desiraMe location. 620 North
Fifth street
FOR SALE—House 5 rooms, bath,
electric light, water, 70-foot front,
160 deep. Address C- Lock, 401 Main
FOR SALE—Pine tone sqoare piano.
oak dtning-room extension table,
refrigerator and gas stove. 727 N.
Ninth. Phone Black 1330.
FOR SAliE—One good sawmill, one
good Rassell compound engine. Will
sell on easy terms or exchange for
any kind of property. George T„
Sayer, Memphis, Ma
FOR SAIJB—a good
Phone Red 1402.
White Elk vineyard, a bay horse.
Phone 2323 23.
tMBN—'Age i7 to 46. Experience un
necessary. Travel make secret In
vestigations, reports. Salaries, ex
penses. American Foreign Detective
Agency, 271 St. Louis.
V" 1
work horses.
LOST—Gold band ring with Initials
H. M. to R. M., engraved. Please re
turn to this office. Reward.
LOST—Large pair of tor to tee Shell
eye glasses. Return to this office
and receive Five dollars reward.
HOR EXOSANX3B—Have these excel*
lent high class Illinois bottom farms
to exchange for clear Income property.
Describe fully and price. Fred P. How
•den, Louisiana, Mo.
Nice 70-acre farm, near fine town,
$150 an acre, will consider party value
In trade, prefer Hardware business.
Look Box 75, Macomb, DL
proposition. Side line or exclusive.
Men making $54 a day appointing
agents for automatic vaporizers. Miller
Gas Saver Co., 320 South Sixth St,
Minneapolis, Minn.
STOCK SWI-IESMEN—Financial house
has opening for five $1,000 per
month stock salesmen to follow up live
leads which oost us from $10 to $15
apiece in small towns. Strong selling
issue. Have active endorsement of
many prominent men. 25 to 30 leads
when salesmen start—more continual
ly. Excellent reference required. Ad
dress Sales Manager, 2952 Chicago
Avenue, Chicago, 111.
at Washington. Examinations every
where In July. Experience unnec
essary. Men and women desiring gov
ernment positions write for free par
ticulars to J. C. Leonard, (former civil
service examiner) 186 Kenois Bldg^
But the 5,000 Indians in active serv
ice—many hundreds of whom are in
the navy, by the way—are only a
part of the contribution of the reser
vations. The subscriptions to the
first two Liberty loans totaled a
little more than $9,000,000. almost
evenly divided between adults and
There in good reason to believe
that many Indian subscriptions were
through channels that the bureau
would know nothing of, so that the
per capita subscription falls little if
any short of a $50 bond. Lo, the
patriotic and the affluent Indian!
Moreover, about 30,000 pupils in the
enrolled In the
Boston 'Herald: The least hyphen
ated of all our Americans are doing
their part We spoke the other day
of the thirty-seven stars in the serv
ice flag in front of the little chapel
of the Passamaquoddy Indians—the
tribe that lives nearer to Germany! schools are
than any other. Now the office of Cross, and a large part of them
the commissioner of Indian affairs. jJTf organized for systematic work,
in response to a letter of inquiry, 1The b^au has very properly op
gives out some interesting informa-1 Pf**1 ^dependent army units of In
tkn regarding the part played in the
Kreat war for democracy by the de-1 better for the county that they
Rcendants of Tecamseh, Raln-ln-the-1
Faoe, Logan. Black Hawk, Keokuk ,tho trernihes side by side with
and the other dasky carriers of jtbe,r P^e-faced brothers.
earlier days.
In all there ore now about 5.000 The American army In France has
Indians In the active service. The1 taken over the dlstributiion of mail
bureau has more than half that nttm-ifor men in the service. The change
ber properly card indexed, and In-' is hailed as an assurance of reason
complete information about the oth-
ers. One famous Indian school has
175 names on its service flag and
another has 166. The school papers Cnba offers an excellent market
are filled with tetters from Indian American cutlery. German firms
soldiers in the camps and in France'
b?"er for. th,L1?dt1*nl
stand in the ranks and fight
Itself. A story comes from one reser- it is said that by efficient advertia
vation about a grizzly chief, scarred 'ing methods the trade can be per
from battles with the whites, urging manently secured by dealers in thia
enlistment of his young braves with country.
as picturesque and fervid oratory as
any council fire of old ever knew. —SubecriD* tot Xbe Gats CUofc
dominated this market, bat

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