Ad for C.H. (Charley) Gates Pure Food Market and the Market Corner located on Walnut St. in Des Moines, IA. Uncertain of actual date of this ad perhaps the early 20's or 30's. Charles Gates (1862-1944) was a long time resident and businessman in Des Moines. He raised five sons and a daughter with his first wife, Lottie Grace Watson Gates and a son and a daughter with his second wife, Martha Bradimus Callan Gates. This ad may be of interest to other families who may have a family member who also ran one of the businesses mentioned in this ad: Paul Squires, Frank Stewart, Art Frye, Harvey Applegate. | Click image for Comments. | Home