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7 opeka's Favorite Specialty Store for Women
Sale starts -at 8:00 o'clock v Saturday; Morning Sale starts at 8:00 o'clock Saturday Morning Now Comes the Grandest Sale of All Our Final Clearance Sale All Remaining Winter Garments at Give-Away Prices A merciless slaughter of prices on all our remaining Winter Coats, Suits, Dres3es, Skirts, Waists and Furs will be the attraction at Berkson's Saturday for every woman who loves a grand bargain. No matter if you don't think of a thing you need in the way of Wearing Apparel; at tend the Sale anyhow, if only for the sake of seeing beautiful clothes, sold for almost nothing you might see something that you can use at the extraordinary low price. SUITS originally up to $15.00. , . .Now $5.00 SUITS originally up to $25.00 Now $7.90 SUITS originally up to $29.75 Now $9.95 SUITS Choice of any Winter Suit in the House; originally up to $50.00...... Now $15.00 COATS originally up to $15.00. Now $5.00 COATS originally up to $25.00 .... . Now $9.95 COATS originally up to $35.00 .". ...... , Now $15.00 COATS Choice of any Coat in the House; originally up to $59.75. . . . .... . . .Now $25.00 Furs (Scarfs, Muffs and Sets) and More Off Buy Furs now for the balance of this Winter, and then youH own them for next winter's wearing at a remarkable saving you will find this to be a very wise investment. Crepe de Chine Silk Dresses (fc(Dl (D)aCT In Charming Swing Styles Saturday Special . ftf IbT llJr LP an ay We foonetit a lot of beautiful Crepe de Chine Silk in many of the new Spring shades at under regular price. We had this silk made up in Ureases in several very fetching 56 Q Oft Spring styles. These Dresses will be placed on sale Saturday at the very modest price of. . . QJOCIETY Mrs. Charles Wesley Kouns. Miss Nelle Kouns and Miss Sara Kouns are issuing cards for a reception they will Rive Thursday afternoon, January 28. from 3 to 6 o'clock. The party will be one of the large and important social events of next week. Two out-of-town guests who will at tend the party are:' Mrs. Herbert Hodge of Abilene and Mrs- Anson K rbaugh of Wichita, who will come to Topeka for the meeting of the Wom an's Kansas Day club, and will be house guests of Mrs. Kouns. Mrs. C. W. Kouns and Miss Nelle Kouns and Miss Sara Kouns enter tained a few friends this afternoon at nn informal English tea for Mr. and Mrs. George Arliss and Miss Margaret Dale. Mr. Arliss is the celebrated English actor, who appears tonight in "Disraeli' at the Grand theater, and Misa Dale Is a member of the com pany. Mrs. Kouns is a personal friend of Mr. and Mrs. Arliss, having known them a number of years. . A guest day meeting of Western So ros is will be held Saturday afternoon, January '30, with Mrs. F. W. Watson. The members and their guests are asked to arrive for the meeting at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, and the pro gram will beef" r'mptly at 2:30. The Great tails Daily Tribune of Great Falls, Mont., contains a full page account of a new bank in that city, with which two former Topeka men are connected in an official ca pacity, and the notice is of Interest to their friends in this city. The president and founder of the American Bank and Trust company, a new institution in Great Falls, is Mr. R. P. Reckards, and the cashier is Mr. Herman G. Lescher. Mr. Reckards came to Topeka from Jefferson City, Mo., a good many years ago, and was educated in Washburn college. After finishing college, he en tered the Bank of Topeka as books keeper,, and was promoted to the po sition of exchange teller- While lie was on a vacation trip to Montana, he was offered a position with the North western National bank of Great Falls. A short time ago he interested other banking and business men of his state, and founded the bank of which he is now president. He is also president of the Great Falls park board, and has been active in developing the park sys tem of this city. He has extensive land holdings in the west. The Topeka peo ple who were his friends when he made his home here, will be glad to know of hin success. Mr. Lescher is the son of Mr. T. H. Lescher of 920 Monroe, Topeka. The family is an old one in Topeka, and is well known here. Mr. Lescher went west some years ago and took a po sition with the Ford bank, and until recently was with that bank as assist ant cashier, since 1907. He leaves it to Final January Cle arance Final Sale 15 Suits That Were $45.00, Choice $14.95 TOUR unrestrict- choice of any other winter suit in our shop tomorrow Former prices were $35, $30 $25, $20, $17.50 Coats $25.00 to $45.00 Coats, now. . $15.00 to $24.75 Coats, now. $10.00 to $15.00 Coats, now. Skirts $6.00 Skirts ..... ..... . $8.00 Skirts $12.50 Skirts New Spring Skirts Special $5.00 $14.95 . . 9.95 . . 5.00 ..$2.95 ..$4.95 ..$5.95 accept tnepoIionaThieritie new bank. ; . . A reception will be given Monday afternoon. January 44. by the Good Government club for the wives of the legislators. The party will be given In Memorial Hall, and the hours will be from 2:30 to 5:30. : No written in vitations are issued, and the invita tion to the out-of-town women will be announced, from the speaker's desk in the house of representatives, and the president's chair in the senate. All the members of the Good Government club are Invited to attend. The officers of the club will receive, and they will be assisted by other members. During the afternoon Mr. William ConneOe. will talk briefly on the business 'side of the work of the State Historical society, and Misa Clara Francis will apeak on the work of the women' and what they have been alle to. do to further the pur poses of . the a ciety. " One may wee, this winter any sort of coat that . becomes the figure ex cept the coat tfiat is wrapped closely at the knees; that" coat is hopelessly passe. Here is a -very- correct winter tailleur one with a very short coat. Dresses Choice of any Winter Wool Dress, former . orices $10 to $20. now Included in this lot you will fine 50 new spring models with flare skirts in all colore. $5.95 Special See the newest Chin-Chin Skirts $5.00 733 Kansas Avenue Railroad Fare Refunded 50 Silk Messa line Petticoats tomorrow only Price, $1.50 In this short-coated suit every woman will note the clever manner in which pockets control the skirt-fullness. This idea should be kept in mind for next summer's wash skirts. This suit la of corbeau blue broadcloth wth a collar of skunk fur. ' Mr. and "Mxa p., W. Mulvane will have a boxfJarty- af the theater tonight at the Grand. Those who will occupy the box are: Mr. and Mrs. Hiram P. Dillon. Mr. and Mrs. Bennett R- Wheel er, Lieutenant Governor and t Mrs. W. Y. Morgan, and Mr. and Mrs. Mulvane. Mrs. M. C. Haramatt entertained in formally this -afternoon at her home in West Tenth avenue for Mrs. J. K. Hud son, of Kansas City. The guests were a few of Mrs. Hudson's close friends. Cards have been received in Topeka announcing the marriage of Mrs. Ida M. Brown and Mr. Jesse 8. Jackson, both of Kansas City. The wedding was quietly -celebrated Thursday, January 14, in Ola the, Kan. At home after Jan uary 25 at 928 Baseo boulevard, Kansas City, Mo. The marriage has some local interest for Mrs. Brown has been a frequent visitor in Topeka. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. O. McCray and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Reilly. She was introduced to friends of the McCray family at an afternoon tea, at ; which Mrs. McCray was hostess last spring. She is an at tractive young woman, and her friends in Topeka will be interested to know of her marriage. . Mr.' Jackson is in the manufacturing business In Kansas City. He was formerly engaged in business in Oklahoma, and has- recently gone to Missouri to become manager of the manufacturing . establishment with which he is now connected. He and his bride have known each other from their school days and had been lovers in their early youth. Mrs. Albert Green entertained at thimbles this afte noon for Mrs. Clar ence Wittman of Kansas City, who is visiting Mrs. H. B. Hogeboom, and for Miss Eloise Green . of Mississippi. About twenty guests attended the party. - Mrs. Green, will give a card party triday arternoon of next week. ..-. The Social Service club will have a meeting Monday of next week at the home of Miss Elfle Dean. 1239 West ern avenue. . , - . A beautiful ' bunch . of American Beauty roses at the offices of the War ren M. Crosby Co. is a yearly indica tion that the twentieth of January nas arrived. - This date happens to be tne birthday anniversary of Mr. W. W. Whitney, . the general manager of tnat store, and it has been the custom for the employees to remember him in this way every year, the roses this GUILDS UP THE TIEN AND WEAK Samoae Makes Ttiln People Fat, or Geo. W. Stansfield Will Return s Money. In Samose ae 'combined flesh-giving food elements that soon produces a steady and noticeable gain in flesh. Taken after - meals. ' Samose mingles with the food "and causes it to be as similated so that the fat producing ele ments are retained in the system and you will soon get good flesh, steady nerves and a healthy body. Geo. W. Stansfield has seen such re markable, results following the use of Samose that he offers to pay for the treatment if it does not make thin peo ple plump and rosy. , Tou run no risk whatever In baying Samose; it is a true flesh forming food and is sold under the guarantee of one of the most reputable business bouses In Topeka to refund the money If it does not give r complete satisfaction. Sent onetoaid on receipt of price, Soc Adv. - - Tomorrow WiS Es- fchs' EI3 Eay '& tEis Greatest of ' All Siiil Shbci . ' ENTIRE STOCK OF SUITS IN TOO LOTS Lot No. 1 It is cimply hard to beleive that this kind of a sale is possible: we ask vou to com and convince yourself and loolr at these Suits that have sold un fr - 027.5O that you can now purchase at Lot No. 2 Your unrestricted choice of any Suit in the rj) house during this Great Suit sale at. . . . . ..... . . .. .......... J TTlWriE" TPTC A CrOvTVT For this Great Sale I that We Do Not 11 inilJZj JL&lif&0LPlN carry goods over from Season to season Tomnioinrow Wintteir Goatfa att Give Away Ptficeo 25 Coats Worth up to 312.SO at 3.SO 1 50 All Wool Fancy Coats worth up to $35 to close at .... $5.00 AH Wool Skirts at $2.95 $3.50 Striped Eponge Skirts $ a .50 ' $10.00 and $7.50 Skirts $3.S5 25 Silk Dresses, worth up to $17.50 $3.85 $5.95 All Wool Serge Dresses at $2.S5 $3.50 Silk Jersey and Mes safine Petticoats, at $1.95 All Furs at Less Than Coot $7.50 Gnraateed PopSa RdAaab $3.95 v7 pROPER.APPARB.fORfyOMm JUarMd Farm - Rtfufed to' Ovt-W-Tvwa Buy Your Child Warm Hi-Cut Shoes Save Nearly a Dollar a Pair Tomorrow we offer your choice any Misses' High Cut Shoe Patents or Dulls tops of Tan, Red, Dull or Black. Regular $3 values. All sizes. .$2.15 Sizes 5 to 8 of same, now $1.65 Besides Thousands of Pairs of Shoes Are Now Cut to Less Than Factory Cost Just to Turn Shoes Into Cash Before We Invoice Them See those $3.50 and $4 Shoes for women at $2.35 and those Men's Shoes, worth up to $4, now $2.65 and many, many other extra special values. Look 'em over in oar windows. terns rta sic SHOt STORE 713 KANSAS AVE, year being unusually handsome and occupying a placa of much promi nence on Mr. Whitney's desk. Mrs. Mary Vance Humphrey of Junction City will come to Topeka the latter part of January to attend the meeting of the Woman's Kansas Day club. . She is on the program for an address. Mrs. Humphrey Is 'historian for -he club, and her subject wiU be a revle of the cases before -the su preme court of Kansas since its or ganization aa a territory, that applied especially to woman. ' Mrs. Humph rey la the wid.w of a district Judge, and ia prominent among Kansas wo men. - - The poeit4on of historian of the club is an important one, since one of the objects of the society is. to preserve Kansas history. Mrs. W. A. Johnston, wbtfn she waa historian, wrote a pa per on the two monuments, the Pike and the Pawnee Rock monuments. Mra. Eugene Ware, who was formerly historian, wrote .a brief history of Kansas literature. The papers are Hied with the State Historical -society. -, All the speakers for the meeting are asked . to limit the time for reading their papers to fifteen minutes. The Topeka women are urged' to buy their tickets to the luncheon as early aa-. possible. ...' s they have the oryrtuntty to procure tsatr rea- Walk SAVE 20 to 30 On pfCMntrjwi" son's styles. : -Over Shoes for Women , are now being sold at nice sav ings in 'our January Clearance ... Sale.' : '',,- i - ... , :. :, ... i WiEc-Orer Doct &c? K3 7C3Kan. Ae. ervations. the officers : have decided that if there are more cuests than can be provided for at the last minutd, the vacant places will be given to the out-of-town women. The number of peo ple who will be provided for is 60S. The dues simply for membership are 2S cents. Membership dues can be left with l&rs. F. W, Watson, 401 To peka avenue.- or with Mrs. Albrecht Marburg. Tenth and Harrison streets, provided the name is left with' the money. In order that the officers can keep the membership roll. Tickets sisinsrsnin the privilege of attending the lunch eon cost. $1. v .vv ; The art department of the Topeka Federation of Woman had a meeting Thursday at the home of Mrs. M. C. Hammatt. Mra. Noble Prentla made an informal address on the Art Insti tute of Chicago, and Mra. ' Slagler. who has recently come to Topeka; to make her home, read a paper at the meeting. -; - - - , tContlwoed oa Heat Paga.