JUNE 29, 1918
FOUR MEALS PER
WEEK WITH BEEF
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Eve
ning, and Saturday Noontime
Only Meals With Beef
The orders to serve standard beef
only at four meals a week were work
pd out as to days and meals to meet
local conditions best. Mr. Eider ex
plained the necessity for the orders,
and all those present Joined in a dis
cussion as to the best manner of ap
ply inp them in accord with the needs
of the business here without lessening
the prohibition of beef use in public
When Is Hamburger Beef?
The most discussion was about the
relation of hamburger to 'beef.
was finally decided that hamburger Is
a by-product of beef as actually found
in the market.
Hamburger sandwiches will be serv
ed at counters, but not between 6 a.
m. and 10 a. m., in the morning.
All restaurants and hotels must keep
""par bowls off the tables and coun
ters. They most serve only two slices
of victory bread to the customer, but
any quantity of rye, corn or other sub
stitute breads without wheat flour may
There are three hotels, six restau
rants and eleven lunch counters on the
list of the food administration in Keo
POLITICAL TALK "OVER THERE."
Harry C. Evans in a letter from
France: Th.e boys are not thinking
or caring much about partisan poli
tics. They're not caring a picayune
about the dear old democratic party
or the g. o. p. as parties, but they are
thinking of individuals. In a gTeat
crisis, when the public is of one mind
men become the issue. Just now our
boys over here are talking more
about Roosevelt and Pershing and
President Wilson than any others.
Roosevelt would probably be elected
President if the election was today,
if the soldier vote in France deter
mined the matter. However, the
American general who this year and
next leads our armies to victory will
be a formidable candidate for the
Our stock of diamonds is made up of the finest blue
white perfectly cut flawless stones the market af
fords. Every stone in our collection is selected by an
expert, and back of each is our personal guarantee.
Our stock both of set and unset stones is one of the
most carefully selected in the country. For this rea
son you cannot buy an inferior stone here no matter
how little you may know about diamonds and their
Your inspection invited
E W E E S
Orders They Select the Meals ciation—To Specialize
Best Adapted to the Needs In Social
of Customers. Work.
The only time you can Bet beef P. P. Rehmeier., a photographer who
steak or roast beef In Keokuk here-1 has been in business in Keokuk for
after is at the evening meal on Mon-inine years, will leave July 1, to enter
Mays. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and Y. M. C. A. work in the army. He wil
at the noon meal on Saturday, at any'spend a few days with his wife in
hotel, restaurant or lunch counter. Kansas City then expects to be sent to
Seventeen out of the twenty prop-! Texas for four weeks of special train
[rietors in town met with County Food I ing in Y. M. O. A. work in one of the
Administrator J. F. Elder at the Indus- war camps. Mr. Rehmeier will ta-e
trial association rooms yesterday af-: up the social side of the work and in
ternoon and arranged with him all the all 'probability will enter foreign serv
details. These then were made orders ice.
lin compliance with the orders from He has had some experience along
Herbert Hoover's office through State
Food Administrator J. F. Deems.
All the proprietors agreed to live up
to the orders strictly, expressed them
selves satisfied with them, and left in
a good humor to put them into effect.
Administrator Deems says violation
will result in supplies being cut off
from the offender.
Keokuk Business Man to Take Train
ing in Texas and Expects
to be Sent
PROPRIETORS ALL AGREE HAS HAD EXPERIENCE
Complying With Food Administration Served as Secretary of Illinois Asso-
this line, having held the position of
Y. M. C. A. secretary at Virden, 111.
This week Mr. Rehmeier will close
his photography shop at 10 South
Sixth street for the duration of the
war. But he claims Keokuk as a home
city and expects to return here after
his service in the army is over.
The Trinity Methodist church loses
one member of its board of trustees
in Mr. Rehmeier.
The Red Cross schedule for the next
week will be as follows:
Monday, 9 a. m., St. John's Guild at
the Y. W. C. A.
Monday, 2 p. m., all instructors
meet at the Masonic building.
Monday, 2 p. m.. United Presbyter
ian Sewing auxiliary at the Y. W.
Monday, 2 p. m.. St. Paul's Seeing
auxiliary at Y. W. C. A. ^-.1
Monday, 2 p. m*. Chapel Fund
auxiliary at the Mason tc build in g.
Monday evening. West Keokuk knit
ters meet with Miss Merta Mitchell.
Monday evening, St. Paul's girls
auxiliary at the Masonic building.
Tuesday, 9 a. m., Hospital garment
workers at Y. W. C. A.
Tuesday, 2 p. m.. Baptist Sewing
auxiliary at the Unitarian church.
Tuesday, 2 p. m., Westminster Pres
bvterian at Y. W. C. A.
"Tuesday, 2 p. m.. Trinity M. E.
auxiliary at Masonic building.
Tuesday, 2 p. m., ^fest Keokuk
auxiliary at Second Presbyterian
Tuesday. 2 p. m.. Bethel A. M. E.
knitters' auxiliary at the church.
Tuesday evening, P. E. O. auxiliary
at Masonic building.
Tuesday evening, Eastern Star
auxiliary at Masonic building.
Tuesday evening. S. F. Baker & Co.
auxiliary Y. W. A.
Wednesday 8 a. m.. United Presby
terian auxiliary at the Y. W. C. A.
Wednesday, 9 a. m., First Congre
gational at Y. W. C. A.
Wednesday. 9 a. m.. Catholic
Women's Sewing auxiliary at Y. W.
^Wednesday, S a. m. D. A. R. auxil-
Miss Perkins Wfeds.
Today at twelve o'clock noon in
Chicago occured the marriage of Miss
Lillian May Perkins to Mr. George
Howard MiConnell of Omaha. The
bride is the daughter of the late John
Thomas Perkins and Mrs. Perkins,
belonging to one of the old and well
known families of Keokuk. Mr. Mc
Connell is vice-president of the F. S.
Martin Coal Co. of Omaha. He lived
here several years ago .and was with
the K. & W. rail load until their of
fices were moved from this city. Mr.
and Mrs. McConnell will be at home
in Omaha after August 1. Both have
a host of friends here, who will be
interested in the announcement of
Country Club Bridge.
There will be a bridge party at the
Country club on the evening of July
4th. for which Mrs. James W. Huis
kamp, Mrs. William A. Bridgeman
and Mrs. Hugh J. Robertson are the
sponsors. There will be no bridge
party in the afternon, but a very
large company is expected at the
Sponsors at Cards.
On next Saturday afternoon July 6
the sponsors for the bridge party at
the Country club will be Mrs. George
Hassal and Mrs. George Weisenber
Nurse Board Meeting.
The board of directors of the Visit
ing Nurse association will meet in
regular monthly session, Tuesday
morning at half past nine o'clock at
the Y. W. C. A.
B. U. Home Meeting.
The Benevolent Union will meet on
Thursday morning at ten at the
Benevolent Union home.
Baby Welfare League.
The Baby Welfare league will be
entertained next Tuesday afternon by
Miss Madalene Narrley.
The Benevolent Union social com
mittee for July will be Mrs. O. W.
Sandburg, Mrs. Cephas Harrison and
Mrs. Henry Walker.
Entertains for Mrs. Keehn.
Miss Madalene Narrley entertained
a small company of young women
vesterday at an informal tea in hon
or of Mrs. Percy Keehn, who has re
cently come here to reside. Before
her marriage she was Miss Dorothy
Grupe, of Burlington. Tea was poured
by Mrs. M. C. Van de Venter and
Miss Madalene McGrath. Miss Alton,
Miss Mary Louise Kiedaisch and Miss
Helen Kiedaisch assisted as parlor
Charlotte Black Marries.
The following item from today's
Chicago Tribune will be of interest
to Keokuk society as the bride has
many friends here among the young
people. She is the grand-daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. William Atlee of Ft.
The list of June brides, which is
already long, will have many names
added to it at almost the last min
ute, for today there will take place
many weddings. One of the most im
portant, although it will be quiet,
with only the immediate families
present, will be that of Miss Char
lotte Atlee Black, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Irving Cunar Black of Win
netka, to Louis Livingston, son of
Mr and Mrs. Robert Cambridge Liv
ingston of New York, and Islip, L. I.
The marriage will take place at high
noon in Christ church. Winnetka, and
the Rev E. Ashley Gerhard will read
the service. Mr. and Mrs. Livingston
will make their home New ^ork.
Miss Huiskamp Hostess.
Miss Lucretia Huiskamp entertain
ed twenty young women at a porch
party Friday afternoon in honor of
Miss Louise Norton of Kansas City.
The guests from out of town were Mrs.
Oscar Strome of Yokohama, Japan:
Mrs John Carley, Des Moines, Iowa,
Mrs Clyde Joy Cherrington, Boston,
Ss. Mrs. Albert Northrop. Brook
lyn, New York.
Red Cross Changes.
Attention is called to the fact that
a number of changes have been made
in the Red Cross schedule, for next
i»rv at the Y. W. C. A.
Wednesday, 9 a. m., French Aid at
Wednesday, 2 p. m., Red Cross aux
fUswv at Y. W. C. A.
Wednesday, 2 p. m..Hospital gar
ment workers and Congregational
?»xvine auxiliary at Y. w.
Wednesday, 2 p. m.. First Christian
at Masonic building.
Wednesday. 2 p. m., Colfax Rebecca
Wednesday, 2 p. m„ Bethel A. M.
auxiliary meets at the church*.
Wednesday evening, First Christian
Mission circle at Masonic building.
Wednesday evening, French Aid at
Thursday, 9 a. m., Catholic worn
an's auxiliary at Y. W C- A.
Thursday, 9 a. m„ Debutants auxil
at the Masonic building.
Thursday, 2 p. Trinity M. E.
m.A' First Christian
auxiliary at the Masonic building.
?hu%day. 2 p. m.. Unitarian sow
ing at Unitarian parlere.
Thursday. 2 p. m., Sewing instruc
tors at Y. W. C. A.
Thursday, 2 p. m., Mothers' club at
fho Wells school.
evening, Baby Welfare
league at the Masonic building.
9 a a a
workers at Y. W. C. A.
Friday, 9 a. m., Alpha Tnst at the
W C. A.
Friday 2 p. m. First Baptist auxil
iary at Y. W. C. A.
Friday, 2 P- Episcopal sewing
y- .i™ a.
tflTfl DAILY GATE CITY
week. The workers are asked to take
note of the same. Some of the
changes are permanent, while others
are only temporary being occasioned
by the Fourth of July. All instructors
are urged to attend the meeting on
Monday afternoon at the Masonic
building as a new dressing is to be
introduced, which must be made at
once by all the classes.
Mrs. Florence Edith Schmidt, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Clark of War
saw, 111., and Mr. Fred Hall, son ot
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hall of Keokuk,
were married in Peoria, 111., June 25.
The Church Societies
The Standard Bearers of the Trin
ity M. E. church will be entertained
Monday evening by the Misses Hartley
at their home, 612 Exchange street
St. Mary's SoclaL
The Ladies society of St. Mary's
Catholic church will hold a picnic the
afternoon and evening of July 4, on the
lawn at the home of Mrs. Frank Belt
on the Main street road. All members
and their friends are cordially invited.
There will be music and refreshments
will be served. The committee in
charge will be Mrs. Frank Belt, Mrs.
James Beller, Mrs. James Brady, Mrs.
Mary McBride, Mrs. Edward Narrley,
Mrs. A. M. Farnsworth, Mrs. Margaret
0"Neil, Mrs. Josephine CBlenness,
Mrs. Robert O'Blenness, Mrs. Leonard
Pelgin, Mrs. Anna Pearce, Mrs. Walt
er Powers, MTS. Walter Pfafte and
Mrs. Nicholas Neyens.
The Ladies society of the First Bap
tist church will meet Friday afternoon
for Red Cross work at the Y. W. C. A.
Mrs. George E. Smith will be hostess
for the afternoon.
The committees in charge of the ar
rangements for the Country club din
ners on Saturday evenings during the
month of July will be as follows:
July 6—Miss Elsie Buck, Miss Eliza
beth Collier, Miss Besse Blood.
July 13—Mrs. John R. Irwin. Mrs.
Ben C. Taber, Mrs. John A. Dunlap.
July 20—Mrs. Smith Hamill. Mrs.
I William A. Bridgeman, Mrs. James
July 27—Mrs. Robert M. Lapsley,
Mrs. W. G. Blood, «lrs. H. Boyden
Choir Has Picnic.
The members of the choir of the
First Westminster Presbyterian
church enjoyed a picnic at Wild Cat
springs Friday evening. Besides the
Keokuk members of the choir, Mrs.
Wilbur C. Hughes of Hamilton, who
has for the past year been contralto
soloist, was in attendance. Mrs.
Hughes has accepted a position as con
cert soloist with one of the musical
organizations of the Redpath circuit.
Her engagement begins September
first. Keokuk people will regret that
she is no longer to sing regularly here
as she has a voice of unusual sweet
ness of tone.
The Altruistic circle of the United
Presbyterian church will meet at a Pic
nic supper at half past, six o'clock
Tuesday evening in the West Keokuk
park. Should the weather be unfavor
able, the picnic will be held in the par
lors of the church.
Trinity M. E.
The Indies society of the Trinity
M. E. church at its meeting yesterday
voted to meet in the homes of mem
bers during the month of July. Re
freshments will be omitted at these
meetings and the time given to knit
ting for the Red Cross. The meeting
next Friday afternoon will be at the
home of Mrs. J. N. Dumenil.
The Y. P. S. C.- E. of the First
Methodist Protestant church will
hold its regular business meeting
Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock In the
basement of the church. The business
session will be followed by a patriotic
program and a social hour. Members
and their friends invited.
auxiliary at Y. W. C. A
Friday, 2 p. m.. St. Paul's church
auxiliary at Masonic building.
Friday evening, S. F. Baker Medi
cine Co. auxiliary at Y. W. C. A.
Friday evening, Business Wom
an's league at Masonic building.
U. S. AVIATOR
(Continued l'rotrs »ge 1.)
over a sector on the west front, had
done so this week, under command of
General Evan M. Johnson.
Five American divisions, which have
been brigaded with the British, had
been turned back to Pershing.
No announcement as to the total of
Overseas shipments was forthcoming
today. Presumably it is held for a
Fourth of July statement that the first
million mark had been passed.
In the absence of his full official re
port on yesterday's drive, March de
clined any interpretive statement.
But, he viewed the entire front sit
uation as favorable to the allies and
pointed out that the Italian success
had been inspiring from both a mili
tary and psychological standpoint.
His reports show the Italians had
captured 18,000 Austrians.
The Italians have restored their line
to practically what it was before the
Concerning the landinr of American
troops in Italy, the chief pointed out
ithat their character was chiefly non
combatant, but that combatant troops
9/4 Sheeting, 57c yard.
We offer for this week a full bleached sheeting
81 inches wide, a good heavy weight that will
wear well. Special. 57c yard.
Big, new assortment of chil
dren's socks, in sizes from 5 to
8bi, assorted tops,
Marquisette 19c yard.
We still have a very good supply of 36-inch
curtain marquisette, mostly ecru color, in a grade
equal to our regular 29c goods. Special, 19c yd.
Just a few dozen blue stripe
Turkish towels left, large size,
Organdie Waists $2.00.
We have just opened a new line of organdie
waists in a good assortment of styles, and each a
good value. All sizes $2.00.
had been assigned by General Persh
ing to go from France.
American activities the last week
were local. At all times and places
the Americans held their own and
set a fin eexample of bravery,
reaching the depart
Under the policy of mentioning other
than high officers, the nation can now
know that the rank and file are doing
splendidly all along the line, March
He commented favorably on the bri
gading system which makes it possible
to train our men with seasoned United
States troops and with the British and
French behind their lines.
No statement was made as to the lo
cation of the first national army divis
ion to assume a place on the front
'line. This organization was originally
command of Major General J.
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Kimball Pianos are always sold at fixed prices,
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Kimball Grand $700.00 $45.00 cash, $17.00 per month
Kimball Player No. 50 $585.00
Kimball No. 44 Player $500.00 $35.00 cash, $15.00 per month
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Kimball No. 25 $375.00 $25.00 cash, $12.00 per month
Kimball No. 11 $300.00 $20.00 cash, $10.00 per month
Whitney, Oak $310.00 $15.00 cash, $10.00 per month
Hiuze Mahogany $250.00 $12.00 cash, $ 8.00 per month
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More new georgette crepe
waists in white, mais and flesh
Ldnen crash toweling, 18
inches wide, will soon sell for
26c yd. Special,
CLEAN UP ON SUITS $4.98
We have just a few of several lines of ready-made suits, including all-wool serges, Palm Beac* e+oth
and a few odd garments, which we want to tMspoee of in a hurry.
We haven't all sizes, but if you can find your size you will get a wonderful bargain for $4.1
Greatest Values in Wash Dresses—Wash Skirts and Waists.
Sheriff John C. Scott, Edwin G.
Vaughan, Albert Toilers and Edward
W. McManus are in Fort Madison to*
attending the county convention.
Henry Henderson and John E. Mitch
I ell went to Mt. Pleasant today to at-
tend a family reunion at the home 01
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Rhodes, tomor
I Miss Emma I. Bindel of 1419 Timea
street will leave soon for I^ak^e Wl
nona, Indiana, where she will take a
course oi study in the Winona summer
school. She will also attend a Chau
tauqua which is held near the school-
In connection with the Winona sum
mer school there is a Red Cross
school. Miss Bindel may take wp-some
work along this line, too. while she is
G. W- Danielson, physical director
of the Y. M. C. A., will leaxe-tonight
Corset cover and drawer oomhAnations, regalar
75c grade, worth 98c. Special. 49c.
Our better grade, selling at $1.49, will be of
fered special for 98c.
Beautiful new patterns In
satin stripe shirting silks for
waists and men's shirts,
Foulards $1.59 yard.
We offer for this week the balance of oar stock
of $1.98 shower proof foulard silks, all in 6-yard
exclusive patterns. Special, $1.59.
Men's soft shirts wfth soft
caffs in a regular $1.50 quality
Childs' Hats 49c.
Straw hats for the little ones in a big variety
of styles from 29 to 98c. The 49c line is especially
good and wonderfully cheap.
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When Irregalar or decayed we
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tional Medical Institute. Milwaukee*
tor Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, where
will attend a conference oi physi
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