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page %l S' •'. .. .' -, •?4 vf «5i in r. sna •'_ [IHI li FEEL FORCE OF Ken in Non-productive Occo potions Most Change to £, Something in Line With Winning War. ORDER MOST DRASTIC Clerks in Mercantile Estab lishments to Be Hardest Hit—Idlers Must be Producers. Work or fight. The man in Kw*nX who is register ed for military serrtee wbo doesnt «er "hat order begjiaiag next MOB- d»j, Joty 1, *11] be nsadt to go to war almost at once. It will be up to tfce JietDTn office and the exemption board to enforce the order not only in Keorak. bjQt all of Lee county and sheriffs and their fleputies all over the country will be doing the same thins. Sheriff John C. Scott, in speaking recently of the effect of the ruling oere said that many men would mob ably be forced into other occupations. Since the order was first promulgat ed by the provost marshal general, the sheriff's office has been besieged by men anxious to know their status. To all of these Scott said that if they are in occupations that the gov ernment specifies are not essential in wincing the war, they will be placed at work where they are useful. The farms will get a great number of the men. Some Change at Once. Tonight will be the last of work for a rrumber of men in the city in their present occupations. That is if the order is voluntarily obeyed. Where orders from the sheriff are issued the znen will continue in their Present work and later be assigned to do some thing else. The order is one of the most drastic and far reaching that the country has known since the outbreak of the war or at any time for that matter. It is so constructed that it will effect thou sands of men in the United States wno are in class 2. 3 or 4 of the selective draft. Men who never dreamed of be ing touched by war so far as their oc cupations were concerned will be call ed upon to change their vocation or to fight. The order means, briefly, that after Monday any registrant encaged in non productive work and who has deferred classification will be placed in class one by hig local board, subject to in duction into the service as soon as the call comes. !T Idlers to be Hit. That there will be a great rush of men to get into something that is pro ductive of war-winning is self evident. Idlers will be hard hit. The pool room hangerson, the street corner "lights," the "bounders" and bums, will be put in a class with the male ribbon clefic. Here is the way the government de fines the non-productive clause: Per sons engaged in serving food and drink in public places, including hotels and social clubs. This takes in waiters .and clerks at soda fountains and lunch counters. It will probably not include -the manager of the place. NAUVOO, ILL., JUNE 29. would have had the kaiser scalped be foro'this. Evil doers who come to Nauvoo now can easily distinguish •the man who carries the keys to Nau- voo's municipal lodging house and un less they want to register, they had one French wife to their credit, better swerve around our city blocks and run for home. From now on until some time in September, the weather bureau will be watched 1n Nauvoo with anything tout, complacency. Farmers in Nauvoo*s vicinity now •want plenty of sunshine for a few 1 1 Servants Effected. Then come passenger elevator oper ators and attendants, doormen, foot men, carriage openers and other at tendants in dobs and hotels, stores, apartment houses, office buildings and bath booses. It is probable that jan itors in office buildings will oome un der this classification. Dshers and other attendants occu pied in and in connection with games, sports and amusements except actual performers in legitimate concerts, operas or theatrical performances. This is expected to affect a lot of men engaged la the moving picture busi ness wbo are of draft age, baseball player* and others. Persons who are engaged in domes tie service. Each as male cooks, serv ant* and others win be effected. Clerks to Feel Order. There is nothing more sweeping or broader in lite entire order than that which effects clerks in stores and mer cantile establishments. Every busi ness where merchandise is sold will be hit by the order. Men who are measuring off ribbon and dress goods, the clerk who is selling cigars behind the onmter, and many others. Salesmen are not only to be made to seek other occapatins, but book keepers, stenographers or any others engaged in clerical work must get a productive war-time job. Change Compulsory. It will be compulsory that men, who are in any of these occupations and who are of draft age, get into some other line of work or they will be plac ed in class one and subject to military service upon call at any time. Of course the government is not to be unreasonable about making men get into other wort. Excuses for idle ness and sickness will oe taken, tem porarily but a# rapidly as possible, a man who is bfetween twenty-one and thirty-one years of age must find the kind of a Job the government says he must have, or fight. Provision is also made that where there are compelling domestic circum stances that would not permit change of occupation without resultant hard ship or the removal of the registrant from his home, the registrant may be excused. The local boards will decide that question. Who is Responsible. And here is the way the order to work or fight is to be enforced: Investigations are to be made by local boards in cases of non-produc tive work and idleness immediately after July 1. Every person connected with the ad! ministration of the selective service law and all citizens are charged with the duty of reporting cases that come to their attention, to the local board. When the board is informed of a case of this kind it is required to is sue a notice to the registrant to ap pear on a certain day to show cause why he is idle or in a non-productive occupation. If the registrant fails of a reason he will be placed in class one and liable to immediate military serv ice, to the review of the district board however. To Increase Class One. It is expected that in iee county as elsewhere that the number of class one men sill be materially increased. While farm labor may not become more popular the ranks of farm work ers will also be given creat numbers of men and the business of fighting the war on a more efficient basis es tablished. Mrs. Herman Hose, deceased, who of ministers visited Nauvoo to attend Resided in the country cast of Nauvoo the meeting. The young ladies of the bequeathed the sum'of one hundred Uitheran league held a reception in dollars to the Luth.-ran church. This honor of the visitors and served Ice amount has been set aside to be added cream and cake last Tuesday evening. to the pipe or^an fund. •July 4 would be a better day than John Johnson, Nauvoo's knisht of, any othsr for the kaiser to turn over the big stick, pop *run and bracelets, Germany, hoist a white flag and take «ports a new uniform. a u-ift of some'- a leave of absence. This should got him out. of Berlin a few jumps ahead of Huert.a in Mexico. If he don't 1 of his Nauvoo friends. .John is a ft-ar officer and will alwuys pet a •wrong-doer if he lias to wade through throw up the sponge soon, some of the •the lake here or a fire larger than the, Nauvoo boys "over there" will get his •one Warsa-.v hud ami that Is the rea-! scalp before he leaves his country, 'hum his friends here presented him Some of the people who raised a -with a golden Mar and new clothes. pea crop for the canning factory have ^Besides they wanted our officer to pre- used the same soil and space to plant Veent a metroj»olit«~n appearance on ac-J sweet corn fur the institution. It is (Count of Nauvoo beinr the busiest showing a nice stand and with favor itown in Hancock county. Too bad able weather will yield a good crop. .Officer John is over draft age, for It How many countries ran heat Nauvoo ilie had been sent "over there" he I for raising two crops on the same ground in one season. When our boys return from France vre will find that all were hrave men while over there, but it is hoped that they will return with not more than FUNERAL RECORD George M. Hamilton. weeks so a-s to be able to finish their who died at the Soldiers' home in Mar harvesting. The clover hay harvest is shailtown, arrived in Keokuk today almost finished and small grain Is for burial. It was taken to the Crim right on its heels and will need atten- mins undertaking parlors, but will be tlon. Crops of all kinds were never removed to the home, 5J2 North Thir known to be better in the history of the oldest inhabitant than they are ^around here this season so far. The body of George M. Hamilton, teentli street. Sunday. Mrs. Hamilton and son Charles, and James Hamil ton. a brother of the deceased, accom- The English Lutheran conference of panied the (body from Marshalltown ithia district of Illinois was held in interment will be made in the Nation •.vao this week. A large number al cemetery. LIQUOR LICENSES EXPIRE Government Permission to Keep Al cohol Becomes Void in Thir ty-eight Cases in Keokuk. FIVE ARE DRUGGISTS Greater Number of Permits Were Is sued Last October—Three Women Hold Them. Thirty-three persons in Keokuk who are not druggists, hold govern ment liquor licenses that expire to-' morrow, June 30. Three of them are women. Five drug firms have permission to handle alcohol under government law. Nearly all of the licenses were obtained last October. The list of licenses is on file with the county auditor. While the government license pre vents federal prosecution, to a certain extent, it does not stop state prose cution of holders who are not actual ly engaged in a legitimate drug busi ness. Liquor found in any private or public establishment shall be pre sumptuous evidence that sale is in tended, says a state law. Those Licensed. Amanda Ford, 319 Exchange. N. Baldwin, First street, between Johnson and Exchange. Ann Barlow, 10 Main street. H. Brervnan, 2 Water street. M. Brice, North Water street. F. Delaney, 18 South Fifth srtreet. A. J. Donahue, 100 Main street. G. Ederer, 906 Main street. Englehardt & Co., 900 Main street, (druggists). John E. Feeney, 423 street. J. Griffith, First street between Exchange and Johnson. H. Hine, 22 South Fourth street. J. F. Kiedaiach, 1028 Main street, (druggist). C. Lafeber, boathouse, river bank. Tom Land, boathouse. McGrath Bros. Drug Co., 500 Main street (Druggists). William Main, 100 Main street. Miller & Hardesty, 26 South Fifth street. Moose Lodge No. 704, No. H'/a N°rth Sixth street. Frank Nelson, corner Bluff and streets. William Noel kern per, 300 Main street. I William O'Bieness, 1207 Main street. Sam O'Conneii, 23 South Third street. A. Peterson, Main street between Ninth and Tenth. John Schroeder, 30 South Fifth street. E. Sehultz, Twelfth and Main. Scott & O'Reilly, 600 Main street (Druggists) J. Seitz, Main street, between Ninth and Tenth streets. Ren Van Brunt, 21 South Third street William Vermazen, 14 South Third street. Harry Wagner, boathouse. George Wallace, 118 Johnson street. J. B. Westman, Main street, be tween Second and Third. Wilkinson & Co., 422 Main street (Druggists). O. Real, boathouse. Cail Hewitt, 124 Exchange street. John B. Hewitt, 17 South Third street. Emanual Salis, 103 South First. CLUB STANDINGS YESTERDAY'S RESULTS American League. St. Louis, 3-2 Chicago, 1-6. Cleveland. 3 Detroti, 1. New York, 10 Philadelphia, 2. Washington, 3: Boston 1. National League. St. Louis, 8 Pittsburgh. 1. New York. 6 Philadelphia, Chicago at Cincinatti, postponed wet grounds. Brooklyn at Boston, postponed cold weather. STANDING OF THE CLUBS. American League. Club Won. Lost. Boston 37 28 New York 36 25 Cleveland 38 29 Washington 38 31 Chicago 29 31 St Iiui8 30 34 Detroit 25 34 Philadelphia 21 40 Pet .569 .590 .567 .537 .483 .469 .424 .344 National League. Club. Won. Lost. •Chicago 41 17 New York —.......... 40 19 I Boston 29 32 I Philadelphia ...... 27 31 Pet. .707 .678 .475 .466 .448 .421 .414 .379 Pittsburgh 26 32 [Brooklyn ..... .— 24 33 Cincinatti 24 34 St Louis 22 36 TODAY'S SCHEDULE. National League. Pittsburgh at St Louis. Chicago at CincinattL Brooklyn at Boston. Philadelphia at New York. American League. St. Louis at Chicago. Detroit at Cleveland. New York at Philadelphia. Boston at Washington. THE DAILY GATE CITY CEREAL WORKS TO PAY MORE MONEY New Scale of Wages Agreed Upon by Owners Who Came to the City Kor Conference on Demands. ALL EMPLOYES BACK First of Week Walkout Settled—250 Employes Said to be Ef fected by Advance ment. Approximately 250 employes of Hubinger Brothers' company are to receive an increase in wages as the result of an advance agreed upon to day by owners of the industry, it was announced by officials of the com pany. Practically every employe in the big plant at Fifth and A streets walk ed out early this week after they had made known that they desired more money. The workers returned to their places shortly afterward when it was made known that the heads of the company would come to the city to discuss a new wage scale. The in crease is said to be a substantial one. Owners Come. Mrs. Jennie E. Hubinger and J. Hubinger, owners of the company, with their attorney, W. G. ftedfield, came to Keokuk today and the de mands of the workers were made knorviL All of the workers were at their places of employment today. The following statement was given out by officials of the company: "The directors of J. C. Hubin ger Brothers' company, Mr. J. El Hubinger, Mrs. Jennie Eldert Hubinger and Mr. W. G. Redfield, arrived in Keokuk today to make their annual inspection of the plant and go over matters of general interest with the local management. Helping War Aims. "The affairs of the corporation are in very satisfactory condition, apd w&ile not engaged specially in a war industry, it is contrib uting largely to the winning of the war, as its products, starch and corn syrup, are in heavy de mand as substitutes for wheat and sugar, the conservation of which is cjose to the heart of the United States administra tion. "Although an increase in wages was granted to the employees last March, still, taking into con sideration the advancing costs of living, the corporation, in pursu ance of its policy of giving the men the benefit of their share of the temporary prosperity as the result of conditions brought about by the war, authorized a further increase, and all the employees are feeling jubilant. Install New Drier. "While working to full capacity and behind orders, the plant will be shut down over the Fourth of July, as the holiday will be taken advantage of to install a new drier, without loss of working time." What Our Lads Write Few Casualties. Few casualties have happened to men in the lfifcth, according to infor mation contained in a letter written to Mrs. B. A. Starr, by Corporal A. B. -McDaniel of Company L, under date of June 3. "We have done three hitches in the front line trenches and have been in support and reserve for over three months. We have been fortunate in regard to casualties," he says. Corpor al McDaniel is a Keokuk boy. Here is his letter: I will try and answer your most kind and welcome letter which I re ceived a few days ago. was certain ly glad to hear from you. A letter from home is always welcome. I remember you very well, since I received your WT pp AMUSEMENTS AMUSEMENTS TONIGHT- ARE COM IMG TO THE HIP PODiROME WITH A MESSAGE DIRECT TO YOU From the First Line Trenches. A Thrilling, Graphic Tale, Based on Three Great Things. ????Watch this Space letter. It seems rather queer that we never met in the three years you have lived in Keokuk. I joined Co. L. at home, the 26th of March, 1917. If you remember we were camped out by the park last sum mer. I have seen lots of pretty coun try since I left home. On our trip from Des Moines to New York, there were lots of pretty sjghts. Prance is a very pretty place at this time of year. Last winter it was rath er hard on some of the boys, but we pulled through it all right I received a letter from dad and sis not long ago. They are in New Mexi co. Their postofflce is Riverside, N. M. I have heard that Grace Bell, formerly of St Joseph hospital, is near us at the present, also Drs. Gray and Fuller are at the same hospital. We have done three hitches in the front line trenches and have been in sup port and reserve for over three months. We have been very fortunate in regard to casualties. That is some thing we are not allowed to write much about. I suppose you people at home know about as much if not more about the war than we do. We are having very nice weather at the present, for awhile we had quite a bit of rain. We are very well fixed for clothing, and have plenty to eat That army life will produce the greatest generation of cheerful opti mists that America has ever seen, is the prediction of Second Lieutenent Leo G. McKinley of the 639th., Aero Squadron, made in a letter written to C. J. Smith. One can't be a pessi mist and be in the army, he says. The lieutenant has seen some of the work of the American flyers in aerial fighting, which has taken place not far from his squadron in France. He says he is probably not over thir ty-five miles from Dr. Henry A. Gray and Dr. Frank M. Fuller and the oth ers in Unit R. but that he has not had an opportunity to see the Keokuk men as yet. Here is his letter: I can't adequately express my ap preciation of your good letter of April 13. It seems you have hit upon a whole lot of news about which I had received hazy hints with every little definite information, and it is liter ally true that I read and reread it several times, to be sure I had over looked no item of interest. It is a bit peculiar perhaps that matters of purely local interest which concern the folks back home have a preference over all the national and international news that can be crowded into any metropolitan daily with us boys over here. As I have said before, everything else that does not just have to be done immediately is sidetracked when a budget of mail comes in. The officers are just about as pleased as the enlisted men too. While I'm quite sure there is mighty little home sickness among our soldiers, cheering home news puts new pep into any ovtfit. I fjrmly believe that army life is going to produce the greatest generation of What Must You Do? THESE MT'ST WORK OR FIGHT: AUTOMOBILE SALESMEN IN CITIES. BASEBALL PLAYERS. WAITERS ENGAGED IN THE ACTUAL SERVICE OF FOOD AND DRINK. PASSENGER ELEVATOR OP ERATORS, DOORMEN, FOOT MEN AND CARRIAGE OPENERS. BELLBOYS, PORTERS AND OTHER ATTENDANTS IN CLUBS, HOTELS, STORES, APARTMENT HOUSES, OFFICE BUILDINGS AND BATH HOUSES. ALL PERSONS, EXCEPT AC TUAL PERFORMERS, ENGAGED IN CONNECTION WITH GAMES, SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTS. GARDENERS AND "HOUSE MEN" FOR PRIVATE FAMILIES. SALES CLERKS OR OFFICE CLERKS IN BOTH WHOLESALE A N E A I S O E S A N E A N I E E S A IS MENTS. NEED NOT WORK OR FIGHT: TRAVELING SALESMEN. MANAGERS, CLERKS AND O O S IN A E S W E E FOOD AND DRINK ARE SERVED PUBLIC OR PRIVATE CHAUF FEURS. STORE EXECUTIVES, MAN AGERS, SUPERINTENDENTS. HEADS OF ACCOUNTING, FI N A N I A A E IS IN CHASING, CREDIT, DELIVERY E E IV IN S I IN A N OTHER DEPARTMENTS I N STORES. REGISTERED PHARMACISTS IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRUG STORES. BUYERS, DELIVERY DRIVERS, ELECTRICIANS, ENGINEERS, CARPET LAYERS, UPHOLSTER ERS OR ANY EMPLOYES DOING HEAVY WORK OUTSIDE THE USUAL DUTIES OF CLERKS. PERFECT PHOTOPLAYS WITH Come early—6:45, 8:00, 9:15. BRYANT Of "Skinner's Baby" fame, in a fine George Randolph Chester comedy of three big fights. "TWENTY-ONE" Extra—4-onesome Luke. OH SKINNAYI C'M ON OVER! CIRCUS IS COMING ON EARTH," WITH ENID MILS. MARINES A N "IF IT'S GOOD" YOU'LL SEE IT AT THE QUALITY MUSIC We strive to do the impossible—Please everybody TONIGHT— 6:30, 7:45, 8:15, 9:30 VIOLA DANA In a gripping drama of the "Blue Grass" 'Riders of the Night' Full of Romance—Thrills Love ALSO Lonsome Lake Comedy Sunset Special to Fort Madison On Steamer G. W. Hill WEDNESDAY, JULY 3d Leaves Keolcuk 3:30 p. Arrives Fort Madison .. 6:30 p.m. Leaves Fort Madison .: 7:30 p.m. Arrives Keokuk 9:30 p. m. cheerful optimists that America ever saw. A man can't be a pessimist and have even tolerable life in the army for one week. If you haven't a sense of humor you simply have to develop one. There is many a situation that only a look at the humerons side of it can produce the will to carry it through. That very spirit is what takes many a chap Into a tight place with a cheerful smile on his face, and Is the one thing we are trying to install in to every outfit over here—do the job assigned to you like it was the most desirable job to be had in the whole army. There are a whole lot of us doing things which we didn't think about a while back and we might prefer to be up in the front line where there is excitement and opportunity for distinction, etc. but not all of us can do that, and so we give our best licks where the opportunity is af forded. I think I last wrote some three weeks after we had landed. Well,I've been pretty weH across France since that We were sent up within a few miles of the lines about March, 1st, and we've been in that vicinity ever since. The first night or two, It sounded like the artillery might be taking a poke at us any minute, but soon we could sleep soundly through all sorts of cannonading up front when we knew they weren't likely to acutally "pot" us. We have scrambled out of bed one or two nights when an air raid seemed to be upon us, but we have escaped any danger from even that Source so far. The only actual fight ing I've been able to get a real look at has been the aerial warfare. The anti-aircraft make a very good dis play when they get the shrapnel to breaking about some inquisitive Boche. You have doubtless read the particulars of a «w of the American flyers and most of this has been done not far distant from my outfit These incidents lend variety to the routine of aviation camp. I note that more of the Keokuk boys are "getting in" all the time, and some of them have already covered themselves with honor. Most of us love peaceful pursuits far better than that of war, but we love them so well that we are willing to do some real fighting to assure ourselves and those who come after that, we shall hereafter have the J£, "*p w2^3-'* •fa SATTTBDAY, JUNE 29,19^1 AMUSEMjSNTS SUNDAY AND MONDAY CHAS. RAY Robert McKim, Billy Elmer, BOH# Lee, in a smashing drama of the un. tamed west, "Playing,he Game" Also—New 2-act 8ennett, ™S 0TH ERED IN LOVE," with the bathing girls, Marie Provost and the inimitable CHESTER CONK LIN. —WATCH FOR BENNETT. "THE BIGGEST SHOW A N TOMORROW 6:30, 7:45, 8:15, 9:30 Gladys Brockwell The Girl of a Thousand Expressions, in "The Scarlet Road" A play with Punch—Pep— Romance ALSO MUTT—AND—JEFF And up-to-the-minute News Pictures. I S S E A E N a O a is Special Monday and Tuesday, Matinee and Nigh! In her Latest and Greatest "Bara" Super-Production. 'The Forbidden Path' The stirring story of a girl dragged down in sin by force of cir cumstances beyond her control. E A I E S Take the family on this trip. FARE 55c, INCLUDING WAR TAX HILL'S CONCERT ORCHESTRA undisturbed right to continue those chosen callings without dictation. I'm probably not over thirty-fi« miles from Drs. Gray and Fuller and the others of Unit R, but I haven't gotten to see them yet—in fact 1 havo yet to see the first old ao quaintance in ranee. There is a bushel of things In yout letter I'd like to refer to but I can not do so Just now. There are too many about the court house to whom I should like to be remembered to name them all. So I'll just send a "blanket" greeting. It will be a genu ine pleasure to hear from you when ever the spirit moves and you haf« the time. "Very sincerely, "LEO G. McKINLEY, "2nd Lt A. S. Sig. R- C. "639 Aero Squadron. 'American E. F." "P. S.—As I hurriedly reread this". I see I have said very little about either the war or this wonderfully interesting country of France. Tha last subject alone would take a book so I'll save the real tale until rn back with you." ADVERTISED LETTERS. List of letters remaining in tW Keokuk postoffice, uncalled for, the week ending June 29, 1918: Ladies. Mies Kathrine Baker. Mrs. Buile. Mrs. M. Elenore Hawthorne (2). Mrs. Winnie Heaton. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Frank Kecier. Mrs. Maggie Sutton. Mary Vance. Gentlemen. Mr. George Boyd. George L. Bowman. Mr. EMwin C. daia. J. A. Carter. Mr. Chas. F. Eaves. Mr. Eddie Frame. Nir. H. Ring. J. A. Wheately. Persons calling for letters in abo»* list will please say they are artver Used. K. W. M'MANU-S. Acting Postmaster. The Pyrenees mountain region of France, extending from the Bay Blcay on the west to the coast of tW Mediterranean on. the east, has prov en a storehouse of mineral wealth to the country during the war.