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I WE CLOSE ALL DAY
I Thursday, July 18th
I YOU ARE INVITED
ye th&nK you for the patronage that has
made the largest grocery business in Kansas.
These Prices Arc
Good for Wednesday
- Thursday we will br closed
all day and be ovt to the
Read this price list over
and compare these prices
with those you have - been
paj-ing. Give us a trial order
and we are sure you will be
come one of Qir jiew custom
ers. . :
Fancy Home Grown Potatoes, pk. 20c
Fancy Small Sour Pickles, per gal. 25c
Fresh Tomatoes, basket 35c
Extra Fancy N. Y. Cheese, 2 rb..35c
Fancy Breakfast Bacon, by the strip.
Etandard Corn. 4 cans.., 25c
Best granulated Sugar, 10 lbs. for. 45c
(With a $2.50 order Sugar Included.)
60c grade Japan Tea, lb 33c
'Best Granulated Sugar, 19 lbs for $1.00
Fresh Country Eggs, dozen 15c
Choice Country Butter, lb. ,25c
Fancy Ginger Snaps, 2 lbs. for.... 15c
'Good Broken Rice, lb 5o
; Fancy Head Rice, 7 lbs. for 50c
"t 2b. bag Table Salt 5c
,J lb. pkg. Baking Soda 5c
Taylor's High Patent Flour (unbleach-
ed), 48 lb. sack $1.29
20c Bulk Coffee (fresh roasted), lb 15e
25c Banquet Coftee, lb 20c or 6 lbs $1
Best Kansas Coal Oil, gallon 10c
'Cooked Corned Beef (our own make),
' lb. 20c
Calumet B. Bacon, high grade, about
10 lbs. to the side, lb 18c
jRIb Boiling Meat, per lb 6c
; Fresh Hamburger Steak, lb 10c
.Choice Hams, per lb .........18c
: Swift's Butterine. per lb.. 10c
Pure Country Lard, lb. .......... 15c
1 24 lbs. Sugar ,' $1.00
.(Best Granulated, with a $5.00 order.
C. 0. D. STORE
Southeast cor. 6th and Jackson Sts.
Both Phones 000.
' The Store That Cuts the Price.
fISAilSC16AR always rTuablI
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If You Should
Lose Your Job
Would you have enough .
money on hand to carry
you to another one? A '.
few dollars per month
deposited with the Shaw
nee Building and Loan
Association, 115 " West
6th street, ' will help you
through the period be
tween jobs. Phone 12T :
and ask the secretary to
send . you some printed
cated In the Col
while our new
home Is being
William Morrisey, roadmaster, left
Sunday for a business trip to Chicago.
Conductor Clint Coddington is lay
ing oft for a few days on account of
Fireman Dobbs has returned from
Chicago where he has been on a short
TJivisifin Superintendent C.r T. Mc
Lellan of Emporia is In Topeka on a
short inspection trip.
AI S. Rankin, chief train inspector
of the Santa Fe, was. in .Topeka. yester
day on a business ,trip.
Eu?f ne Hatton of the car cleaning de
partment has been laying off a week
on acocunt of an injured finger.
Lon Irish, chief baggage tracer of
the Santa Fa. is laying off, having been
granted a two weeks' vacation.
G. H. Evans, freight agent at Wichita,
has returned to his home after having
been In Topeka on a business trip.
Fireman 3. E. Spetter has been reg
ularly assigned to runs Nos. 61 and 62
between Topeka and Argentine with
Engineer J. E. Polly.
Engineer Al Lozier of Argentine is
running temporarily on runs Nos. 115
and 116 between Kansas City - and
Engine Xo. 436 has been sent to
Albuquerque, where it will be used on
a branch line on the New Mexico di
vision. Captain R. M. Splvey. inspector for
the Harvey house system on the west
ern of the system, is in Topeka for a
few days' visit to his family.
Engineer Charles Tewell who runs a
switch engine in the local yards is lay
ing off on account of sickness. Fireman
N. F. Fouch is In his place.
Enjrinerr Robert Brertnall is running
in the place of Engineer J. P. Kelly on
runs Nos. 63 and 64 between Topeka and
Emporia while the latter is laying off.
Fireman Tennyson of the Leaven
worth & Topeka runs has been granted
a thirty days leave of absence and Fire
man Gillespie has been assigned In his
Frank W. Thomas, engineer of tests
for the Santa Fe, returned last night
from a trip to Newton, where he had
gone on a trip testing a new engine
Jesse Lewis of the boiler shop who
has been laying off on account of an
injury to his eye caused by a flying
piece of steel, has returned to his work
in the boilershop.
Engine No. 1605, which has recent
ly b;en turned out of the local shops
after a general overhauling, has been
assigned to freight service on the New
Charles Sheetz. who was formerly
connected with the Santa Fe In To
peka and who Is now stationed at
Moline, 111., is here visiting his par
ents for a few weeks.
Brakeman Earl F. Cafferty has been
assigned to the extra board and Brake
man Robert Finnie has taken Cafferty's
place on runs Nos. 121 and 122 between,
Tcpeka and St. Joseph.
P. W. Sayre of the bridge and building
department of the eastern division left
yesterday for a thirty days' trip to New
ark, Ohio, and other points where he
will visit relatives and friends.
Train No. 3 was late this morning. All
the other trains however were report
ed nearly on time. The heavy rains of
Sunday night made the track rather
slow on the eastern end of the system.
Rev. E. G. Paddock of Oakland will
address the noon meeting In the coach
fhops tomorrow. Rev. Frank E. Mal
lory of the Third Christian church will
address the meeting in the machine
shops Wednesday noon.
. Tomorrow will be the regular semi
monthly homescekers' day. Several
extra trains will be run for the ac
commodation of the homeseekers who
will go to the Pecos valley. Panhandle
and western Kansas regions.
W. H. Hamilton, master mechanic
of the eastern grand division, has left
for New York -and other eastern
points, where he will spnd a vacation
of several weeks. Mrs. Hamilton ac
THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL TUESDAY
ASK TOUR GROCER.:
OUT AT GARFIELD,
Chautauqua Settles Down to
First Lecture on Domestic
Gires a Short Study of the Poet
Kilties Band Pleases a Large
The second day of the Chautauqua
at Garfieldtpark opened with the regu
lar devotional meeting at 8:30 a. m.,
which was followed by a bible lecture
by Dr. W. M. Patten, professor of
biblical literature and philosophy,
Baker university. This lecture is the
first of a series on "How We Get Our
Bible," and the particular subject was
"Bible Lands." Dr. Patten showed
the tendencies of the different tribes
of the land In which the Israelites
dwelt and their influence upon the
chosen people. He compared-the no
madic -and agricultural people. He
showed that the Jews were not purely
a Semitic people, but, though mixed,
still remained a sejparate and peculiar
people. Babylon, -the people of the
Euphrates valley, , Amorites, Samari
tans. Greece and Rome, all had their
influence upon the Christian religion.
Indeed without Greece and Rome
there would not have been the rapid
spreading of the Gospel by Paul and
the other early Christian ministers.
At 10 o'clock Mrs. Margaret Hill
McCarter of this, city began her se
ries of discourses; , "Summer Mornings
with the Poets." , The speaker stated
that three things should be gained by
these mornings with the poets: In
spiration, beauty and peace. The first
of the series was on Alfred Tennyson.
He was poet laureate for forty years
and a peer for seven years. Not as a
peer that we hold him great for a
peerage Is nothing compared to the
greatness of the man. Mrs. Carter
said that Tennyson was differently
constituted than our present day poets
and that he was not great like Shakes
peare. His work seemed, to be the re
fining of the masses of society. He
was a great English patriot. His pa
triotism was such that It can apply to
America as well as to his own little
island and indeed might be called the
parent to our own. His was a great
breadth of Interest and sympathy. He
could write the simple and beautiful
lullaby, the jingle verse, or the state
ly and dignified music of the psalm.
His conception of Christianity was
also dwelt upon and "In Memorlam"
was taken as the example of his
friendship, and Christian resignation.
His death was as beautiful as his life
and his last poem "Crossing the Bar,"
is one of the most beautiful short
poems in the English language.
At 11 o'clock Miss Margaret Hag
gart, head of the department of house
hold economics. Agricultural college,
New Mexico, gave a talk on domestic
science. This talk was one of value to
the housewife and was interspersed
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' -AND ':
ELBERT A PEACHES
fail to take
with illustrative experiments making
it easy to follow. ...
KUtles Band Pleases.
About four thousand people gather
ed at Garfield park to listen to the
evening concert by . the Kilties band
and no one was disappointed with the
programme rendered. Although there
were not seats for all. few left before
the concert was entirely finished. It
would be drawing it rather mildly to
say that the band made a Hit, for they
were compelled to respond to encores
after fully one-half of their selections.
The programme was mostly made up
of patriotic and love songs the music
that lies near to the heart of' an
American audience. Several times
during the playing of national airs the
people began cheering and it was evi
dent that they were with the kilted
players from first to last. It was a
fine tribute from the American to the
Scotch when the audience so heartily
applauded the playing of "Auld Lang
Syne" which is perhaps more generally
known and loved than any other song
of the great Scotch bard. Especially
worthy of mention was the work of
Mr. Richard Stoss, who delighted the
audience with his cornet solo work
supported by the band. A notable
feaure of the entertainment was the
dancing of Mr. AFrazer, who per
formed with rare, skill the "Sword"
and "Jack Tar" dances. This together
with the music on the bagpipes was a
pleasant diversion and was fully as
enjoyable as the remainder of the pro
gramme. 14 ' i v '
The lights were hardly adequate for
the size of the auditorium but the
management have "promised to have
this defect remedied before this even
ing's programme 5"here was quite a
little space in' therear of the audi
torium which, might have been nilea
with benches for a1, part of the crowd
that was compelle to stand and those
in charge will no doubt look after the
patrons comfort In this respect also.
Capt. J. Gi Waters 'at the Chautauqua.
- In spite of the intermittent rain of
the afternoon, a- good sized orowd
turned out to witness the opening of
thts Chautauqua 'course. It rained
Just enough, to make things. a little
disagreeable but did not interfere
with the jrogramme save to shorten
the- flag raising ceremony somewhat.-
At about 2:80 o'clock the crowd as
sembled and listene'd to a few remarks
bv Capt. William Peterson, comman
der of the G. A. R., which organiza
tion had charge of the ceremonies. He
Was followed by Capt. P. H. Coney and
Mr. Cyrus Corning. As the flag went
up, the audience sang "The Star
Spangled Banner," led by Mr. M. C.
Holman. At the conclusion "Amer
ica" was sung and then all adjourned
to the auditorium to listen to the pro
gramme by thf Kilties band.
The band appeared in the uniform
of the native Scot, led by Mr, Albert
Cook,, and rendered a programme
which was thoroughly enjoyed by alL
The class of music which they play is
of a type that can be enjoyed by
everyone and their popularity was evi
denced by the size of the crowd on so
unfavorable a day. During the inter
mission between the two parts of the
musical programme, the president of
the association, Rec. C. E. Holcomb,
introduced Capt. J. G. Waters, who
spoko in behalf of the association.
Captain Waters, besides bidding the
visitors welcome, assured them of the
moral and physical cleanliness of the
grounds and the city. He said that
Topeka can boast of a city free from
the degrading vices of many of the
other cities of the land. He also took
occasion to speak at some length on
the need of the nation along the lines
of Christian patriotism for which the
Chautauqua association stands. He
congratulated the association on hav
ing steered clear of the disgrace of
securing such men as Burton and Till
man whose speeches are in opposition
to the spirit of our institutions. He
warned the churches against permit
ting men whose deeds are unworthy,
to remain as communicants. The
Kilties band wds also complimented
by the speaker.
The Canny Scots did not take kindly
to the remarks about the bagpipes and
the origin of the band. The last seen of
Captain Waters he was surrounded by
the Highland Kilties who attempted
to roast him in their gentle manner.
The notes of an Aeolian harp could
scarcely compare with the melody of the
supper call sounded on the back of a
frying pan suggesting a "Pike" or "War
path." Over three-fourths of the living tents
were taken before the afternoon was
over. Considering the weather condi
tions, a fine showing has been made and
the management feel that the enterprise
has made an excellent beginning.
Considerable trouble was experienced
last evening by those attempting to gain
entrance to the grounds in carriages and
automobiles. If those coming in such
conveyances will take Quincy street
route straight through, all difficulty will
Most of the headquarters of the dif
ferent organizations are in readiness
to receive visitors. They are operated
as rest and display rooms.
Not a little delay Is caused by the de
fective switch as the "T" opposite the
grounds. If the railway company could
take care of this and also mass a few ,
EVENING, JULY 16, 1907.
more cars at the park after each even
ing performance, it would add much to
the comfort of the patrons.
The Temperance Union headquarters
are quiet today; the attorneys and sec
retaries being down at Pittsburg en
gaged in the Crawford and Cherokee
The Missionary headquarters contain
a display of literature from the differ
ent churches and also a set of curios
from the Caroline Islands belonging to
Rev. Thomas Gray. A Chinese exhibit
belonging to Dr. Paul Todd is expected
to be' there soon.
Soldier creek is a center of a great
deal of Interest at the park. The wa
ter came up several feet during . the
night and carries a great deal of drift
wood. At one side of the grounds the
water is eating back into the bank
and a fine young oak tree is about
ready to be washed into the creek.
Some distance up stream several large
cottonwoods are also ready to topple
over. The water does not seem to be
rising any more and no trouble is an
ticipated. A needed improvement is being made
around the gate and ticket office. Cind
ers are being hauled in and efforts
made to get lid of the mud hole which
was the despair of the ladies last even
ing. HOT WEATHER DIVORCE.
Three Cases Are Filed in the District
Hot weather does not. seem to be
conducive- to connubial felicity. Three
suits for divorce were filed with the
clerk of the district court yesterday
Less than a year of married life has
been quite sufficient for Mrs. Martha
Runyon, according to her petition for
a divorce from her husband G. W.
Runyon. They were married on
August 14, 1906. Mrs. Runyon states
that she and her husband lived to
gether for only six months and be
cause he has been guilty of extreme
cruelty towards her she wants a di
vorce and also wishes a decree restor
ing her maiden name. Martha Frisbie.
Anna Wieman wants a dlvoVce from
her husband. Fred Wieman, to whom
she was married on June 10, 1903,. for
the reason that he has failed to sup
port her. They have one child, Vlrdi
line, three years old, and Mrs. Wieman
declares that she and her child .have
been supported by her parents and
through her own efforts since the
child was born. She declares that her
husband has a good position in Law
rence, Kan., from which he receives
fair wages, and besides a divorce she
wants the custody of their daughter
and such alimony as the court may
think to be Just.
WTilliam E. Bacon is the third of
yesterday afternoon's' suitors for di
vorce. He alleges that his wife, Stella
B. Bacon, whom he married at Osage
City In December. 1896, has- been in
the habit during the past three years
of absenting herself from home for
continued periods. For this reason he
wants a divorce and also the custody
of their nine-year-old child, Joseph
Edward Bacon, who Is dumb and
Was a Relative of P. A. Cortelyou.
Kansas City, Mo., July 16. Mrs.
Mary A. Cortelyou, widow of Peter A.
Cortelyou, a relative of Secretary of
the Treasury Cortelyou, died at her
home in Kansas City, Kan., today,
aged 79 years.
The Charming Woman.
is not necessarily one of perfect form and
features. Many a plain woman who could
never serve as an artist's model, posseses
those rare qualities that all the world
admires; neatness, clear eyes, clean
smooth skin and that Borightlinesa of
step and action that accompany good
health.. A physically weak woman is
never attractive, not even to herself.EIec
tric Bitters restore weak women, give
strong nerves, bright eyes, smooth, vel
vety skin beautiful complexion. Guar
anteed at all druggists. 60 cents.
' Field Glasses and Telescopes at
Charles Bennett's Optical Store, 730
Meet me at the Chautauqua.
Jap Rose "?, ls?s
BATH SOAP knowILU
Lathers equally well In
hard or solt water never
leaves sediment or scum.
Grocers and druggists seU It.
such a low
TVe invite you to ask your
dealer for our . products in
arranging your picnic lunch.
"VVe know the superiority of
our various products will
please you . In fact there are
no better goods made than
Another thing. Every
thing is U. S. inspected, and
prepared in a packing house
where cleanliness is para
mount. CHAS. WOLFF PACKING-COMPANY.
Order Tomorrow for Thursday
We Will fie Closed All Day
"VVe want your trade not only today but every day. 5
If you will give us a trial we guarantee that we will X
treat you courteously, make deliveries promptly and
give you the lowest prices in Topeka on high class
groceries and meats.
L W. BB0WN ' & CO.-!
Phone 963 1005 Topeka Ave.
To allow our clerks and
ourselves a holiday and a
good time at the Grocers'
We'll Be Closed
Moms & Myers
900 North Kansas Ave.
Both Phones 428
Retid.nca 621 Harrison St. Ind. Phone 229
J. T. BARKLEY
Undertaker and Embalmer.
' 81 Kintit Anu. : Both Phono 287
price you f
AH Day Thursday
It is not necessary for us
to tell you that we have ev-
erything that goes to make a
picnic lunch. You know it. t
The best Equipment
Jl '' Is employed to tnaK. the Plve
TL Cents a Day Tclephon. a
f quick and reliable means of
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