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The Topeka state journal. [volume] (Topeka, Kansas) 1892-1980, March 14, 1913, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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Ask City Candidates Leading
And That Has to Do With
Prohibitory Law.
Conditions in Topeka were pictured
M being in a deplorable state by cer
tain candidates on the outside looking
In for office who were "quizzed" by
sixty or seventy members of the Good
Government club at the Y. W. C. A.
building late Thursday afternoon.
Particularly emphatic in this direc
tion were the statements of three of
the men who are fighting for the of
fice of mayor.
R. Lm. Cofran: "The present admin
tration while honest has gone wrong.
The prohibitory law is ignored. If the
people of Topeka could see conditions
In the bottoms they would see that the
law is not enforced. I believe I could
enforce the law."
E. L. O'Neil: "If I am elected
mayor there will be no fake enforce
ment of the law. One of my first of
ficial acts will be to appoint a new
chief of police and a new police ma
tron. I am not making an attack on
the present office holders. I will re
organize the police force so that it
will be a source of pride to the people
of Topeka. and a good advertisement
for the city."
Colonel J. v P. Hughes: "The
first thing that I shall do when I am
mayor will be to clean out the police
department and I'll be there, too.
Two-thirds of them should go. I'll
go out with the police and If they
don't do their duty I'll be hunting for
new men."
George Adamson, running for com
missioner of streets and public im
provements: "I have lived In Topeka
for 25 years and I want to say I have
never seen the streets Jn worse condi
tion than thev are at the present time.
I have wondered for years why there ;
Is not a greater death rate in Topeka '
than there is. In a prohibitory way'
I have never seen things so badly)
lived up to."
There were three questions that i
were hurled at the candidates by the
women. They were:
"How do you stand on the prohibi
tory question?"
"Do you favor the abolishment of
pool halls and the strict enrorcemeni. (
of the anticigarette law?"
"Did you vote for woman's suf-1
frage?" I
All candidates said they stood for the (
enforcement of the prohibitory
and all other laws. However
when H. P. Miller was pinned j
down to state whether or not
he personally favored prohibition he
said he would lie for no office: he was !
not a prohibitionist in principle but in j
favor of honest enforcement of the law. j
One of the women present explained j
that he was a true German and had j
his peculiar ideas concerning such
things. I
E B. Stotts was placed in the thick I
of an argument. Mrs. H. M. White j
asked how the city commissioners could j
assist in the enforcement of the pro
hibitory law.
"I don't know how tl.ey could," was l
the reply. "The matter rests with the ,
ma vor. the county attorney, and the ;
sheriff. You will have to go to them."
Mrs. White continued:
"I have In my hands a list of eleven
addresses of places right here in To
reka that have United States liquor
licenses, and these places are running
now. If these men cannot enforce the
law we want men who can."
Mr Stotts pointed to his past record,
and stated that he is now more capable
than ever to handle the affairs of his
But the ladies did not make clear
just how or why a commissioner of
parks had anything at all to do with
the prohibitory law, nor why he was
quizzed on the one subject, while
nothing at all was asked about fitness
or capacity or record as a park com
missioner. All candidates insisted that they had
been arduous workers for suffrage for
F. M. Newland. candidate for com
missioner of water and lights, said that
he would make an effort to abolish all
pool halls.
J. A. Ramsey, candidate for commis
sioner of parks and public improve
ments asserted that he would butt into
the affairs of the other commissioners
if he saw that things were not being
handled properly.
. "Pete" Miller should be listed among
the orators of the occasion. He stated
that at least a twenty-five per cent
mmmrWRE& ttemMp Saturday of Interest
to Santa Fe Employees
"jj-'- i - -
For Tomorrow Only!
Next Week or the Follow
ing Week-NO !
Here's just six real snaps
in piano buying. The person
who has been wishing for a
piano may stop wishing now
and actually own one
If They Act Tomorrow.
These instruments are
good, mighty good, you'll nev
er regret your purchase. You
will not walk into a bargain
like this every day. This is
music opportunity knocking
at YOUR door!
Will You Open Your Door?
Don't worry about terms, we'll take care of that. Just what'
ever is convenient to you as regards payments will be all right
with this big store.
Chickering Piano $90.00
New American Piano 110.00
Boardman Piano 125.00
Stadtecker & Sons 135.00
Marshall & Wendell 165.00
Bush & Gerts.. 210.00
dickering Pianos ' Wegemen Pianos Hobart M . Cable Pianos
Baldwin Pianos Cable-Nelson Pianos Bush & Gerts Pianos
Sohmer-Cecilian Player Pianos Farrand-Ceeilian Player Pianos
Hobart 51. Cable Player Pianos
$3.50 Dining Chairs
Quarered oak, panel back,
heavy French leg, genuine
black leather slip seat.
$20 Brass Bed $14.95
Heavy 2-inch continuous post Brass Bed; five large fill
ers in head and foot; satin finish; either or full size.
$4.50 Sanitary Couch $3.25
Steel Sanitary Couches; both
sides raise and make full size bed;
center supported with rows of coil
$7.50 Felt Mattress $4.95
Full 45-pound superior cotton felt;
covered with an attractive art
ticking; heavy roll edge; the""mat-
tress bargain of the year.
Take Advantage of Our Club Plan
and Buy on Easy Payment' Terms
The purpose of our Furniture Club is to make buying easier
for those who while not finding it convenient to pay cash are
steadily employed and are able and willing to abide by the con
ditions of membership. ; It is NOT an installment plan as; in
stallment plans are known, for only worthy persons will be ad
mitted to membership, and members are not taxed exorbitant
prices to cover the losses occasioned by selling indiscriminate
ly. You buy at exactly the same prices as if you . paid cash
down. This Club is particularly advantageous to young per
sons just starting housekeeping, for it enables them to buy the
necessary furniture without feeling the financial strain which
would be the case if the entire sum had to be paid in cash at
once. By becoming a Club member you can indulge your taste
for finer and better furniture than you would ordinarily care
to buy on a strictly cash basis. There are no embarassing
featues ,no publicity, no harsh treatment. Every courtesy
that is extended to our regular charge customers will be ex
tended to Club members. '
Why Not Buy a FREE Now?
Of course, you will buy a sewing machine
some day. Eqaully of course you will buy a
FREE. You may look at all the various ma
chines on the market, study their advantages
and their disadvantages and then compare
them all with the FREE. ' In the FREE you'll
find the sewing machine with EVERY advan
tage and not a single disadvantage.
$1.00 Down $1.00 per week places one in
YOUR home!
Broom Bargain
Mighty good Topeka-made brooms. Manufac
tured from new straw. Well sewed and extra good
handles. At these unusual prices we can accept
no phone orders or deliver brooms unless other
purchases are made.
25c Brooms 10 - 35c Brooms . ... .29
50c Brooms . 39
Parcel Post Scales
Regularly $3.50,
Absolutely acurai;e scales. Just
the thing for any mail or parcel
post business. Alstt a most con
venient article for family use in
weighing articles in the kitchen
work. These scales are 'nicely en
ameled and well finished. .
f M-M ' j'- !--r
Extra Large Size Rugs
In The Mill Sale
' In -the large lot of
rugs and carpets that
we received from sur
plus mill stocks are
many large rugs of 3ll
qualities very much
underpriced. More ex
tra large size rugs to
Tip found in this stock
now, than you usually find in any store.
Tapestry Brussels 10-6x13-6, $15.00 from $24.00
Tapestry Brussels 10-6x13-6, $16.50 from $27.00
- Tapestry Brussels 11-3x12, $10.50 from $17.00
Tapestry Brussels 11-3x12, $11.75 from $18.00
Tapestry. Brussels 11-3x12, $15.00 from $25.00
Tapestry Brussels 11-3x12, $25.00 from $35.00
Body Brussels 10-6x13-6, $32.00 from $45.00
Body Brussels 11-3x12, $33.50 from $47.50
Velvets 11-3x12, $15.50 from $27.00.
Axminster 10-6x13-6, $21.00 from $32.00
Axminster 10-6x13-6, $27.50 from $40.00
Axminster 11-3x12, $19.50 from $34.00.
Axminster 12x15, $33.50 from $45.00.
Royal Wilton 10-6x13-6, $36.00 from $50.00
Royal Wilton 10-6x13-6, $42.00 from $60.00.
$22.50 Tapestry Rugs, 9x12 Feet, $14.75
The sale of these Tapestry Brussels Rugs at $14.75 was an
nounced yesterday regular value $22.50. Plenty to choose
A Few Specials from the Drapery Section
This Lace Curtain stock is a most desirable one to look
through your wants may certainly be supplied. Curtains at
48c per pair upwards. Four special values are :
$2.00 Curtain, 50 inches wide, on sale $1.10 per pair
$2.50 Curtain, 60 inches wide, on sale $1.25 per pair
$3.50 Curtain, 50 inches wide on sale $1.75 per pair
$4.00 Curtain 50 inches wide on sale $2.25 per pair
SCRIM CURTAINS $1.75 value on sale 98 per pair. This
curtain comes either white or ecru and is unusually cheap and
attractive at the price.
COUCH COVERS Beautiful combination of colors in
Oriental effects full size 85 from $2.00; $1.19 from $2.50;
$1.69 from $3.00.
next January.
Mrs. J. A. Bostic, was the only can
didate for a position on the board of
education who spoke. She stated that
she stands for the elimination of the
things in the public school system that
are not practical.
Candidates who spoke:
For mayor E. L. O'Neil, J. W. F.
Hughes, R. I. Cofran and Mrs. Mary
Taylor. For commissioner of finance
Roy Bone, J. A. Bostic. For com
missioner of parks and public prop
erty E. B. Stotts, William R. Por
ter William Bollinger, J. A. Ramsey,
Mrs. Ida Burkhart. For commission
er of streets and public improvements
W. G. Tandy, George Adamson. For
commissioner of water and light H.
P. Miller, F. M. Newland, Guy L.
Kate Advances Suspended.
Washington, March 14. Increases
in freight rates on grain and grain
products generally throughout the
territory north of, the Ohio and east
of the Mississippi, which were in most
cases to have cone into effect tomor-
drop in the water rates should come by row, were suspended today by the
interstate commerce commission until
July 8. The order declares "by the
proposed increases the rights and in
terests of the public appear to be in
juriously affected." A hearing will
be held.
American Athletes in Ixmdon.
London, March 14. American
Rhodes scholars were well repre
sented today in the annual field day
between Oxford and Cambridge. The
Oxford team included Will A. Zeigler
of the Universitv of Iowa, in the
weight-putting and hammer throwing,
and H. R. Stolze of Leland Stanford,
in the broad Jump as "Full Blues,"
while R. L. Lange of the University of
Oklahoma, E. P. Hubble of Chicago
and McCormick of Chicago were
members of the team "half blues" or
Karth Shocks Recorded.
Washington, March 14. Violent
earth shocks, apparently originating
within 1.500 miles of Washington,
were recorded early today on the seis
mograph at Georgetown university.
The vibrations began at' 4:04 o'clock
and continued until 5:22 o'clock.
The best fried chicken you ever
ate can be made with Cottolene.
can be heated to a much higher tempera
ture than either butter or lard, without burn
ing It fries so quickly that little of the fat is
absorbed, preventing trie iooa Demg gicaay.
For this reason, Cottalene-iried food is more
healthful than rood med in butter or iarcu
Cottolene is more economical than lard
goes one-third farther; costs very
much less than butter.
Made only by
flourish in the most unexpected
places and quickly attack a
body weakened from colds.
or general debility, but if
the lungs are fortified with
their progress can be prevented and often over
come. SCOTT S EMULSION is used in tubercu
losis camps because its highly concentrated nourish
ment builds strength and resistive-power faster than
disease destroys. It assimilates without
taxing digestion, and contains no alcohol
Absolutely nothing equal SCOTT'S
EMULSION to strengthen the lungs and
drive out colds and coughs.
Scott & Bowtte, Bloomfield, N. J.
The"tlps"outwearthe glove
The Genuine "KAYSER Gloves cost no more than
the "ordinary kind.V don't wear out at the finger
"tip. and bear that mark of assurance of quality and
reliability the name "KAYSER.
In manufacturing "KAYSER" Silk Gloves no effort is counted
too great to bring about that superlative degree of excellence.
which gains recognition upon merit alone. I
When offered the "just as good" kind remember the
Cross Roads WARNING Stop Look Listen
Stop and consider that the "just as good" bind never equals
the genuine.
Look in the hem for the name "KAYSER.
Listen to the excuses offered for the absence of the maker' s
name and insist on seeing the name "KAYSER" in the
hem of tho"sIk glove you buy.
A Guarantee Ticket in every pair.
Short Silk Gloves, 50c, 75c, SI. 00, $1.25, $1.50
Long SHk Gloves, 75c, S1.00, 1.25, $1.50, $2.00
Julius Kavscr 6t Co., Makers
B-2 New York
.&-Ir '&&z$fi
offers health to ill
people and pleasure to all people!
Solely as a winter pleasure resort, Hot Springs, Arkansas
takes first rank" with thousands.
And it will take first rank with you when you have spent one season
there, riding and driving on the miles of Government built roads;
golfing on the faultless grounds in the finest of "out-o-doors
weather; living at the splendid hotels and enjoying the charming
social life. Even to those who are ill, the treatment of the wonder
ful healing waters seems incidental to the pleasures. The
is the finest highway to Hot Springs. Leave Kansas City 5 :55p. m
reach Litde Rock 1:30 and Hot Springs 3:55 next afternoon enjoy
ing, all the way, a splendid ,
electric-lighted equipment
-elegant drawing room, berth-lighted sleepers and finest chair cars
and coaches. The dining car service is by Fred Harvey. Through
sleeper service Kansas City to Little Rock and Hot Springs.
Write me to-day. I will send you handsome booklet
that will tell you all about Hot Springs; it healing
waters, pleasures, hotels, etc; I will also tell you coat
of ticket and send yon a complete schedule.
J. C L0VRIEN, Dir. Pus. Art, Wsldbtia BMf., Caasas Cty
GENUINE The Food Drink for all Aes Otters are Imitation

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