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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 23, 1920
Most Stuoendous 12-PRICE SALE AT AUGUST'S And Positively Nothing to Equal This Sale. For One Dav PositWely Following Items iz-Yrice V2-Prke Sale But for Tomorrow Only I5K.M If ITKM 1'I.F !K niasr.m Value in the World. SO-OO" "uv" Men Mot haiiitriil Suits l.OO ' Men's Si Vnlon Sulir. 1 I'til'r on Men"-. Silk Miirt. 25c Men's .-.lie Silk Soft ullnr. $l.CO """ Vc-i'. SJ.IIO Hats. 1 .i: vr !:. u ai.P Hitu k i ;:!. $5.00 n,,vs M.mi s Sio.011 Rain Cniit $7.50 "" Men's sio.no Vi1 Kill Mm::. 31.98 Indies' SI IL-lgn- t, -kin Siwc. 52.C0 Buy Po' S4.00 lioe. 75 Buys t allies' $1.30 and S2 alsi?. 92.50 Bus Ijullrs' S3.oo Waists. $1.23 ladi.-V M2.ro WalM-. SKI-: WH T's (.DIM, ov AT .K.lTS TUMORHOff 50 "uys lion's St. 00 Nainsook Cn tori Mills. 2 Or Men'., St.SO lap. 25 Buy BiyT up to At. 0O Hats and Caps. i3 Buys Boys' Heavy Ribbed in") . V2-Price and Less 111l n member - these prices fur thiH Mil unlay. I allc' up to .:.-). tin W Inter Com, tin. best bargain we ever atTi choice f tlic- 5IM Coats. t.-m..rr..,v $3.98 DAVID J. AUGUST hi V-- 3, IT ,vi -f . 111, .sv GRAD DRESSES $10 i Senior H. S. Girls Xaking Own! Commencement Frocks. . Old Hi tost Hit Bodr Blow by Pretty Co-Eds. WILL BE UP TO STANDARD, TOO Consist of Yards and Yards of; Fluffy Organdy. Are Also JIaking Cloth Suit; and Hats. Srore one point agam-t Hi Cost. The bugaboo of the soaring cost of !?v!nij particularly of dressing has ut intimidated the girl members of the 120 graduating class ot the To-n-nka high school. The method of at- :-'ic!c aaint the enemy looks harm- '.5s. but is most effective. Tt consists : f yanis and yards of fluffy organdy and the nimble fingers of the girl' ijraduutes-to-ne who are lining the nec.iU'S :nd the Mewing machine U convert the oruandy into frocks that I n modiste will scorn on graduation j nihu j Prt wcon S8 and 910. Not only have the sir! seniors de cided to limit the cot of their gradua- j nating the cost of having them made tiy making thein themselves in their domestic art classes at the high school. umir the direction of Miss Ora Mc Millan. Instructor. With simple trim- mine usually iun ur pirui-rumrii , ruffles, and scarcely any lace the J commencement dresses being made by ; the seniors taking domestic art will ! cost between $8 and $10. the cost of the material. J "Do not get the idea that the dresses made by the girls will not measurg up to the usual attractive ostumes on that great day.- said Miss McMillan. "In fact the 1920 graduates will look as attractive. If not more so. than their predecessor." The Idess is to wear colors pale. lovly pastel colors iu shades of nink. yellow, lnvender, blue and green, i-uher than white. Will Not Carry Flowers. One new dress is considered suffi- cjpnt for commencement activities, the : cniop airlsv decided. No flowers may i he carried :it commencement, elimi- natins an important item of cost. 9o t seems that the present day cost may j less oven than That of ante-Hi Cost . Not only the graduation dre&ses. hut nretty gingham frocks, lawn and stll t rocks and even cloth suits are be ing made by girls of th. domestic art c! asses. Those w ho want t ma k e their own hats are given expert in struction by Miss McMillan. K. V. Faculty Wants Wae Hike. Liwrencc. Kan.. A pril 23. Mem bers of the faculty of the University of Kansas voted today to ask the state board of administration for 50 per cent Increase in salaries. Appropriations There were five eandinates for tin for next year allow for" no salary in- presidential nomination and twonty- rrnAI. A btldkrer tlMSed Oil the Sllff- ' .inlir n niliilal 01 f.tr ilr.ir.il.i. Af cested Increase w!U; be submitted to the board of adminlstrrtTlon. Strawberries Fancy Full Pint Boxes, SATURDAY SPECIALS Xavy Beann. the best. Miehigajl hand picked, i lbs. for. . . . . .45c Lard. Pure, lb -lb. lot rc ! .V.Sl-2- ' Cabbage. ?few Texas, lb 5c Beef Rohms. prime Chuck lb. . ITc Park Shoulder (whole)., lb 82c Head lettuce-. soH.L fancy, each 10c j . , . . Oranges, 0 sire. th largest size niokad. Hnnn 7 Or Pork. Fresh, Lean Side, lb 24c Codfish, the best, lb 2c Hnmhurs, fresh beef, fresh ground, lb 20c FRESH BAKERY GOODS Buttercrust and Merit Bread. Pies. Cakes. Cream Puffs. rotighnuts. Drop Cakes, etc. Cottage Cheese, fresh, cake.... 10a India Relish, tail, jar 40e Butterine Gem Nut or Troko, lb .lo Pork Hearts, lb I2,c Plato Boiling Beef, lb 13c Potatoes Burhank. Russets, tha best. peck. SM.30 TomatoM. fresh, ripe, lb 20c Rice, extra, fine, 2 lbs 35c Cornmeal, white or yellow 10 lbs. 55c M..,.k. 1 1 ...... "" FRASER BROS. CROCETERIA Sixth and Jnckson - Parking Ground Clear, Clean Water Good. Pure Air Auto Parts Co. 5th and Quincy Phone 1648 Phone fiftft I t FAMOUS ORGANIST GOING Gatty SoUar in Free Recital April 2T Is Composer, Too. Gatty SeUarsi. a. famous KngUsh or ganist composer of the Queen's Hall. London, will appear in a recital at the city auditorium. Tuesday. April 27. Robert Austin announced today. Duri n sr the wa r Sella rs' semi ces fwere donated to the Red Cros under the direction of the British Patriotic society. Thousands f dollars were raised in South America, where for wix 1 montlis recitals were given in all the principal cities. The first organist Am or international repute to tour South I America, ne tuny maintamea cne 1 i reputation sained in both hemispheres of drawing the largest audiences in f I tlie history of most of the cities ' vi-".t-i, Ai-rtin f- fAtty SllrH. i JjJeilars is the composer of the organ! arrangement of England's most pop- i niar melody. "Keep the Home Fires 1 Buming," and gnve the first rendition In New York of the "War Memorial march. fn Europe he was engaared to. per form for records of his rsran compo sitions after Paderewslti had previ ously played for the piano-forte Hofmann was the pianist engaged for tne purpose The recital will be given under the auspices of the Rotary club, and will I afford Topekans a rare opportumty to hear on their own organ, one of thft world's greatest organists. o admission will he cnarged. hut a voluntarv silver offering will be taken and the proceeds turned over to the city organ fund. MOXTIXA HOLDS PRIMARY Five & O. P. PreMiik-ntiat Candidates None for tits D-mo !.at.-?. Helena. April 23. -Chief iutore in Montana's pyejiidential prriorouce pri mary today centere! in the t'ijrht with in th mnk.s of the Utpublic.tn party. whom eitrht hart been rcpiidial t-il by Cb.lrmin J C Tr.!.!.l.T ind Secretary El id. H. U-m.MB! !UI , .1., 1L .HUJWWU.UIMI '1 t e- . ift-r 3 11 tI I f - -- ' . 1 Haielbaker of the central committee. . "f children s Wee It. April 2;. to May 2. i The eiujltt were aliened in published P posters will be made by cnildren ; statements to have been selected be-i from the Sunday rfhoo s Jn competi- , cause of their names, each of which " Prea- and will be displayed , began with a letter near the head of ! in the windows of the Karlan turm-; th. alphabet and were alleged to be I turev stor1. Any phase of child activ- , candidates for the National party, j '' may be the subject of the posters, ! Each of the eiht. in filinir for the ' which must be delivered at the Y. M. j nomination, had promised to vote fori-. A. n..t later than Apnl 2 4. The . Hiram Johnson. Warren G. Harding. ! four leaf clover, the emblem of the H.-rbert Hoover. Hiram W. Johnson j Sun, lay school, representing the four; and Frank O. Lowden and Leonard i departments cradle roll, beginners.. Wood were the Republican presiden- i primltry Sind junior will be in evi- tial candidates. The Democrats had ' dence on every poster. 1 no presidential candidate, altho Gov. Pictures of hundreds of Topeka Sam V Stewart. Montana's war gov- j babies who are enrolled in Sunday , ernor. was a candidate for the vice i schools will be displayed In the win presidential nomination. ' dows of Pelletler's store. A model , Under the state law. delegates to the (Sunday scnoof beginners' room will be national conventions must abide by tne Preference for president expressed Dy tne voters. "ROM?" UNIONS TO FEDERATE Striking Switchmen's Orsaiiiaation to CnitJ to Firre Recognit.'.ni. Washington. April 53. Formation or a new national organisation ot ran- f road men has been undertaken by rep resentatlves here of the striking switchmen in Chicago. New Tork. , Cleveland. St. Louis and other cities, j R. J. Mitchell of Chicago today said i efforts would be made to enroll work- : ers in all railroad crafts both in the Unitetl States and Canada. I Final organisation can not be ef- ; fected. Mr. Mitchell said, until the plan has been referred to the local or- ganizations- which the men now in Washington represent. He estimated that the membership would be 75.000 : at the start, and said contracts with , tha railroads would be sought. j J. P. Foley- ot the Cleveland Yard men's association said the committees in Washington represented 41.000 men j in the non-recognized associations and that elections for a grand lodse would ; b he'd in November. Spokesmen for i the New Tork and New Jersey trik- ; ers said they would affiliate with the ! new organization. Meantime repre sentatives of the strikers had agreed to unite their efforts to set their case lleicre the railroad labor board. Increase G. A. R- Pensions. Washington. April 23. The Iwiute tiiii iocreasinir nensions of Civil war '.:'. . ., .v.... -.i .i,.. ..tt ' tne wiuows, ui Trici.ua in iiiuuuiij I - r.M.t Inilav hr the senate and now goes to conference. The increases I , were provided to myt the rising cost ot uvmg. j Venus De Milo Could Not Wear I Yankee Undies i Chicago. April 23. If Venus I Milo should drop in the ready-to-wear! ' department of a Chicaieo department ' store, she couldn't be fitted, because i ! the "perfect 38" of 1920 isn't buiit . i that way. -4 W. B. Simmons. Chicago manufac- turer of "intimate "underthinys ' for ! women ia authority for the assertion ; ithat American women are, much! ! broader in the hips than their Grecian j ! predecessors. The reason. Simmons; I declared, is thai ihe maid3 of Athens' took more exercise than the motoring '-, I American women. ' "A garment modeled along- the clastic ! t proportions ot vruus ouiu in cmi j about ne ut of a hundred so-called j perfect 3s of the present day." ?im ' mons said. The perfect modem fig ure is more nearly a 38. WILL GO TO ?f& Liberty Bonds Held Their Own on w Y ork Market. Period of Depression Passed by War Securities. BEEN TOO MUCH TRADIH8lffrd "me0lnapayment "ind'vhen itold the price was twenty-fire cents. J T a " at 1 i. w 7tritvm"vu "m" j - " , r JDff OllOWIIHr Armistice. Bankers Declare They'll Be Face Value in TwelyeIonths. Ta5hingt0n bonds gave a April 2S. Liberty wonderfully good ac- , count of themselves." Assistant tfecre- tary rlefffngwell of the treasury de partment said today in discussing the T?cent period of great depreciation of miscellaneous securities. This period came to a climax V ed- nesday when the New Tork stock ex- change suffered th most hectic da iers wtrtch broke ouotations of prac tically ail securities. "But I am told that a feature of Thursday's liberty bond market." said Leffingweil. "was the unusually large buying of small lots by investors. Lib erty bonds are standing on their own feet without artificial support." ill t-o to Par. Leftlngwell itrtd yesterday's market closing prices of Uherty bonds. Of the nine government issues of the great war period, seven showed increases at lasi nicht's closine over the closing prices of the previous day when all securities broke. Leffingwell said other treasury of finals agreed in the conviction that liberty bonds and victory notes will reach par. Some big New Tork bankers were reported making plans based on gov- ernment securuns being at par within a year. Leinngwen save the toiiow ing explanation of why liberty bonds and victory notes nre now below par: Too Much Tru.ting. N,The present depreciation of liberty bonds on the market is due chiefly to the fact that of the twenty million Americans who patriotically sub senbed during the war. large numbers erci pm.h contm nver lheir personal expenditure as would enable them to retain their bonds after the cessation of hostilities. "Liberty boml. like oilier bonds, are sifbject to mnrket influences, in cluding the lawof supply and demand and their market quotations have de clined in consequence of the failure of aihe grat investing public to save in liiiipiuiirii i trie t'littrfuu'is ajtihii turcs of capital during and since the Trar.'' STHOOI. P.R.DE MAT 2. Incorrectly Announced for .prll 25 Displays in Store Windows. The parade of children of tlie in fants' liepartmoiH of the various Sun day schools of the city will take place on Sunday. May 2. and not on rfiin- j iay. April -1 :is announced Thursday. fOMers win aiiven.ise me pr I arranged in tne winoows ot v-rosoy . ! Pr"-her. ! Big Value! " All Wool SUITS (Two-Piece) Made to Order i50 FULL SUITS, $43.30 Why pay $30 or $60 See our goods first. We'll save you money. TOM C.POWELL Kansas Avenue , , ; ,!i I II Socks Two Bits He Offered Dime And Shot Clerk Chicago. April 25. Richard PoU ' tha Turns, Kid. ae-ed IS. m- t.iv ' ( sentenced to prison for 14 years fori- tne muraer or J. f . urchman, , a; ! snot tne cierK. "TRUST" TRIAL POSTPONED , Beatrice Creamery Case Moral Up to , September Docket. The case in which the Beatrice Creamery company is charged with by establishing ecrtain nrii-m .mon. Topeka grocers for their oroducta has I been postponed until the September! term of the district court, according to I announcement today by Hugh Fisher, I county attorney. ' j , iim lirai trial ot tnis case, the first: prosecution in Tnn-Uu imaf th trUst laW, created widespread atten- tion from a pub(ic groaning unler tne j , htgh CO!Jt f Mvl Th resulted Clif Matsnrr, assistant artomev gen- ! era!, directed the prosecution in the first trial, assisted by the county at- tomey. Following discharge of the jury. Richard J. Hopkins, attorney general, announced the state would not drop its prosecution ot the Bea - tnee creamery- company. "A request of attorneys for the com pany to have the case taken off the ' Apru assignment the reason fori postponing the second trial until Sep tember." Fierier said today. - v Another trial scheduled for an early "" at ine April term and post-1 poned for several weeks on mmi.. of attorneys for the defense is that of ! r 1 r-.i memory. 1 opeka married man. i charged with wronging a Topeka! waitress. Attorneys for the defense I told the court that two important 1 Witnesses living in St. Joseph could ! not be present until earlv in Mav and I as the state is helpless in forcing wit nesses to come into this state to testify unless they do so voluntarily, the judge ! no. ...iieo tne trial until early in May. Start Probe of New. Print Washington April 23 A senate sub-committee will bi investigation "e newsprint paper situation Hon- cnairman. aw. nounced today. Representatives of newspapers-will b ru-st witnesses. Aak for the large 15c loaf. It has the best flavor fjjj tun in mi mim tin luiumiuimiii in 1 1 m m j EE i S Walk Upstairs and Save $10! That's the way hundreds of men all over the country are following: the way that leads straig-ht to Thompson's UPSTAIRS store! Our slojpart "Walk Upstairs and Save $10," doesn't begin to tell the facta ! You must see the splendid all-wool guaranteed clothes for yourself (tailored expertly by expert tailors, ready to put on) to realize that men who usually pay S55, $65 or $75 for their clothes", find here the quality, the workmanship, the style, that, characterize the highest price garments at Thompson's, prices $35, $40, $45, $50 Remember 'our famous reasons for these extreme economies then visit this store for a clever sprinjj suit ! UPSTAIRS, no high first floor rents! No floor-walkers or window-trimmers! No expensive free-delivery systems! Plain store no fancy fixtures. Cash business no credit losses. EE ! j EE 1 SS ! EXTRA TROUSERS 802 dl!!ljllllll!lll!!!;il!lllllil!!I!!IIM rr i it i It is Real Bread! So many people now have MERIT BREAD as a regular part of their daily eating that they fail to remember the days before MER IT set the standard for good bread in this city. Yet, until MERIT came, few people were aware that bread so good could possibly be made in any bakery. The most experienced home bread maker would have declared it was impossible day after day to turn out bre ad ofthe uniform quality and ever present fineness of flavor that you find in MERIT whenever you buy it, today, tomorrow or any, day. Systematized as probably few other manufacturing" establishments are, even those which may be working upon scientific appliances where the utmost exactitude is required, our bakery is operated with a watchful care that guards every process of making MERIT. Our bakers do not have "off days." Scientific methods guarantee there will be no "fall downs" in baking MERIT. , fresh every day at the grocer's The College Hill Baking ' Topeka 1 tn i imiiiiiitii 1 1 1 tii i uii m i m i h n n imatm AT $7.50 AND 8.50. Kansas Avenue Second Ipe-. j fee I 1 l:W ELJ Aak It is h itii i tin pummmuiiuiuuuuuiuuuuis. SAVE AT LEAST $1. 9 Floor for the large 15c loaf. most economical Co.