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Vith Summer Comes Danger to Daughters of Poor. Girls Led Astray Every Year Thru Auto. IN WARNING TO PARENTS Era Corning1 Urires Tlieni Watch Girl's Associates. to Ifealth Officers Waked 1o Evil Last Year. The automobile, tho poor girl's grreatpst 3urs will soon open its sea son of turmoil, uncertainty and fear in Plenty of Power but no Traction spinning wheels that get nowhere and the man in the taxi believes he is paying for the futile spinning of the wheels. The meter on his car back home would register them in miles. He believes the taximeter is registering a charge against him for the useless spinning of the rear wheels and the result ing damage to the tires. A valuable object lesson, if it makes him- think of his own car and how he abuses his own tires when he fails to put on Weed Tire Chains For Sure and Certain Traction The taxicab ' companies protect the Public and themselves from skidding accidents fiom excessive costs. Taxicab wheels, spin only when drivers disobey the compa nies' order to "Put on Tire Chains when streets are wet or slippery.'" And to" safeguard their patrons against the drivers' possible negli gence, the taximeter is attached to front wheels. aiiaiallssemaasailaa iiiiilrMeesBBBaassav I ewgiee:.val.J.i .Ahjb . J mmi1 sw, y) i 1 11 iniiiui i a 11 . 1 11 jii I, ji 111 aaaaaaaaeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Louis Van Dorp 509 Jackson St Topeka Phone 130 Galvanized Iron, Slate, Tin Work n6r&viiA? and Zrrvr EtcHingf and Circulars tZ&S I! Halftone 11 ft Ltt2h J cu4 Civ 1-. Naps and iftkjp siflna for 11 !oIUl PUIS J I MM the households of Topeka's poor peo ple where young girls with a love for the pleasure of motor riding cast envious glances at the more fortunate daughters st the rich, and, in rder to taste a little of their joys, accept rides from youths and grown men. Topeka woke up last summer when city health officers and other welfare workers made public the large number of young girls in their 'teens and in short dresses who went astray during the warm weather thru the medium of the motor car. "Warning to Parents. This year. Miss Eva Corning, proba tion officer, wishes to issue a warning to parents to "stop, look and ksten" when they learn their daughters are going out riding in motor cars. "With liquor gone, unprincipled men are resorting to the lure of mo tor cars to get girls started wroijg," said Miss Corning- "Sometimes I think it is a crime that the daughters of the rich cannot be entirely separ rated from the daughters of the poor so the poor girls won't be afforded an opportunity to see the motor cars in which the 'other half of society are riding and thus avoid the coveting of g Weed Tire Chains, when used judiciously, lengthen the lifeof tires. Whether they are used on taxicabs or on pleasure cars, Weed Tire Chains materially reduce operating expenses. Nothing looks more ridiculous than a spinning tire nothing more brainlessly extravagant. Put on Weed Tire Chains "at the first drop of rain." AMERICAN CHAIN COMPANY, Inc. BRIDGEPORT f CONNECTICUT Id Canada: Dominion Chain Company, Limited, Niagara Fall, Ontario - Largest Chain Manufacturers in the World Thm CompUtm Chain Lino All Tynm: All Siimt. All FtnisAee Fram P lumber m' Saf.ty Chain in Ship' Anchor Choin. General Sale Office: Grand Central Terminal, New York City District Sales Offices: Bastes Caicaeo Philadelphia Pittsbure Portland, Ore. aa Francisco Price Reduction CHAINS-auto-CHAINS JUDO-SKID WEED FORD so ISO wiw '301114 J.ss .00 8 .11 4 2.PO 6.0O rrjx4 :ron 6.00 SSx 3.10 6.5 nix .1.20 700 fir "-i4H 3.25 T.m . ...8c ST.X41-3 7.25 ft- .T4x4l3 7 .VI ...10c 36x4H X.SO ?.n 56x4 i.a 3.60 8.00 Chains 3 In., each. ... 3 Id. each.. 4 1u.. each. . . . 4'i In., each.. WEED CHAIN ADJUSTERS Saves wear on Cross Chains Keeps Chains from striking: mud guard stops noise of chains on pavement. . To Fit AH Sizes $1.00 FULL LINE OF FORD PARTS 713 Kan. Ave. THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURN AD SATURDAY 'EVENING, MAY 8, 1920 their mode of living by the poor girls. "I would advise the average mother to absolutely refuse to permit her young daughter to go motor riding with anyone, excepting boys she knows In the neighborhood. If a boy or a man iar unprincipled he usually will select girls whom he doesn't know well and who don't know him. Give -Fictitious Names. "In a number of cases of wayward girls reported to us last summer, we learned that men had given the girls fictitious names and when the girls discovered themselves in trouble they didn't know anything about the men excepting that he was 'Mr- So and So, who we found on investigation wasn't anyone, and the name was false." Fully half a dozen Topeka girls are in the state industrial school at Beloit as a result of their downfall brought about during the last summer by the lure of motor cars. Many more whose parents requested authorities to give their daughters another opportunity are in Topeka now. Omaha Mrs. Patrick Couvey danced a jig and smoked a pipe on her lOntb birth day. "Got anything on your hip?" she Inquired of a reporter interviewing her. Price . Reduction Phone 1325 Delivery TRIBUTE TO DEAD G. A. R. Veterans Will Observe Memorial Day May 29. Exercises at Auditorium Under Auspices Lincoln Post Xo. 1. DECORATE SOLDIERS' GRAYES Thomas A. McXeal Will Give Address Musical Program. Sermons At Churches 3ray 23 Exercises at Schools. By order of the commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Re public, Memorial Day will be observed Saturday, May 29. The program for the day's exercises will be under the Hruspices of the Lincoln Post No. 1. A naval parade to the Melan bridge to scatter flowers on the waters of the Kansas river in memory of the naval heroes of the Civil war, headed by the drum corps, will take place at 10 o'clock in the morning. The music for the exercises at the city auditorium will be furnished by the First Congregational church choir and the Elks Meistersingers under the directorship of Prof. Harley ' P. Dean of Washburn college. Mrs. Clark and Miss Florence P. Campbell will preside at the organ and piano, re spectively. Address by T. A. MoNcal. Thomas A. N'cXeal of this city will deliver the address. The children of, the public and Catholic schools, as customary, will gather flowers for decorating the graves of Union soldiers of the Civil war. and deliver them at their re spective school at 8:30 o'clock Satur day morning. Autos will collect and take the flowers to Lincoln Post hall on Fast Sixth avenue. The parade will precede the exer cises at the auditorium; the order of march will be announced later. The various divisions will be headed by a band. Marshalls Military band will head the parade. The veterans of the Civil war will be led by the drum corps. The Security Benefit associa-' tion band will play a medley of patri otic' numbers - while the audience is gathering and being seated by the ushers the Sons of Veterans of Old Abe camp No. 16. Memorial Sunday will be May 23, at which time the ministers of the city have been asked to deliver a sermon commemorative of Memorial Day at the morning or evening service. The veterans will attend the church of their choice. The schools of the city will be vis ited by speakers and veterans of the Civil war. A dinner will be served those who work in preparing flowers and decor ating the soldiers graves. Tickets will be issued for the dinner at Lin coln Post hall. All veterans of the Civil war and of all wars in which the United States has been engaged, the ex-Confeder ates and all affiliated associations, are urged to join in the parade and the exercises at the auditorium so as to make the coming Memorial Day a red letter day in the history of the city. The two blocks or seats immediately in front of the organ at the auditor ium will be reserved for the veterans of the Civil and other wars. VISIT GRAVES OF SOLDIERS Topeka Relatives and Friends May Be Assisted by Red Cross In France. Extensive preparations for assisting Topeka parents, relatives and friends of American soldiers slain In ranee who are planning visits to their graves in American military cemeteries tnere this summer are being made by the Red Cross, according to advices re ceived recently from the Paris bureau of the Red Cross by southwestern di visional headquarters of the Red Cross, St. Louis. A Red Cross department staff, work ing in close co-operation with the Graves Registration Service of the Army, is now quartered with it at 8 Avenue d'lena, Paris. Relatives and friends making Inquiry at this address are furnished by the army with the number of the grave of their loved one. When this number is presented to the Red Cross officials on duty there, the visitor w-ill have access to an individual photograph of the grave and the cemetery in which it is lo cated, and provided with all necessary information as to transportation by the most direct routes to the cemetery and grave. The Red Cross will also provide free bus tickets for the bus lines it operates between the railroad stations and the cemeteries in the battle area, and to cemeteries not ac cessible by train. At virtually all cemeteries in the battle area,, hostess houses will offer a homelike atmosphere. These are established by the Red Cross and the Y. W. C. A. To add another sympa thetic touch, a1 French personnel. mothers, sisters, wives or sweethearts of French soldiers who gave their lives, will welcome the Americans. Thus the French will show their sin cere appreciation for the Americans who have given of their own. with the great tide of visitors al ready setting in. France has made preparations for the reception of 300,000 from the United States and Great Britain. Paris hotels will be able to handle all incoming visitors, but more difficulty will be experi enced in the out-lying towns, thus the "rest houses" established by the Red Cross where temporary accommo dation will be provided for small parties of visitors will prove of great value. In the Romagne cemetery, on the arreen plain of Verdun, stand 20,000 white crosses, marking the graves of slain Americans. More than 23,000 Americans are buried in the Argonne cemetery, the largest American burial ground in France. In this cemetery, 140 men, under the direction of the best known land scape gardener in France, are at work beautifying the site- Nature has not had time to embellish this desolate stretch of land where some of the fiercest fighting of the war occurred but tha gardener who for 30 years has been employed by the presidents of France to beautify government prop erties will employ all his skill in trans forming it into a scenic spot before the great influx of visitors begins. In these cemeteries, sacred to every American, flowers will bloom thru- out the spring, summer and autumn months; daffodils and crocuses In the spring, yellow daisies and asters in tha summer, and chrysanthemums in ...... . . j ....... ...... f bill tiAwr'sM- . Campflre Stories . 3. To return to when i was a boy in the Dakota territory, I would like to describe how the primitive Indian youths grew to manhood, and the kind of games they played. In the accom panying Question Box I shall answer many questions that have been asked me regarding just how American In dian boys played games. While the boys in the civilized east were : playing football, baseball, ice hockey and their other games, I knew only the more serious amusements of the Sioux Indians. In short, I was a western boy. To give you boys an idea of how primitive were our games. I will tell you of the chief sport of our winter days. For instance, we used to sail prim itive Indian ice boats on the upper Missouri river. With my Indian boy friends I would construct a crude ice boat in this fashion: Taking a suitable number of barrel staves, we lashed them together lengthwise with buckskin thongs. Thus, the staves were raised from the surface both in the front and Tear, making a canoe effect. Then a soap box was j aced in the middle of the craft. Next we placed a stout pole up right in the front end of the box. To a cross-piece on the pole we lashed a blanket. We were then all ready to go. When those smashing winter winds hit the crude sails of our little prim itive ice-boat, we would travel so far and so fast in one direction that it would take us all day to walk back. AS I have related before, I learned as a boy to ride Indian style bare back as. well as in the saddle of the white man. I had . one particular Sioux Indian boy playmate who happens to be one of the heroes of my boys' book. "In jun and Whitey." In fact, we two boys grew up together. W e played the rugged, body-build- ing games of the native Americans, which sure call for the greatest en durance . and best sportsmanship. For instance, both of us had sturdy, wiry Indian ponies. In those days Indian boys used the bow and arrow as well as before the white man came, chiefly because of their lack of funds neces sary to purchase the "long guns" of the palefaces, and partly because or their native pride of tradition in being skilled in the use of the bow and arrow in the hunt. With my Indian playmates, I would contest in this sort of rough game. Mounted bareback on our poines. we would ride furiously towards a certain spot we had marked out in the ground, and discharge an arrow from the bow into the ground as near the spot as possible. This feat was re markably difficult, and it taught the Indian boy how to hunt the wild buf falo which roamed the western plains in millions in the old days. W ant crime that these magnificent animals were sacrificed to the wanton cruelty and greed of white men who killed only for the thrill of killing. Worse than that. . they killed merely for the hideE. 'Millions-of buffalo were slaughtered for the, hides which these hunters sold for. as low as a dollar a hide. Today there are only a few real buffalo left in the scanty herds that exist in certain parts of the United States and Canada Indian hunters killing buffalo for the. necessary meat would fearlessly dash up to -the side of one of the huge beasts and kill their game with one mighty draw of the bow, khe arrow entering under the left shoulder, pene trating to the heart. Boys, this feat was naturally pecu liar to the American Indian, and altho I tried my best against the Sioux boys, I never could approach their skill or accuracy. I enjoyed my innings when it came to shooting with the rifle or six-gun, altho the eagle eyes of the Indians greatly aided them in becoming sure marksmen. In feats of strength such as wrestling. I could more than hold my own, I look, back with no little' at jrv- a rr- .. ' . a. i Mi i ' J - i : : pride to the days when I could ride bareback as" well -as the Indians. Question Box No. S. Boys, aid you ever play a game where the first is last, and the last is first? When I was a boy in the Dakota territory, the Sioux Indian boys with whom I played, enjoyed this peculiar sport in s-, imming races. Four or. five of we boys would take our ponies to the river and just before starting the race, each of us wTould trade pon ies. I will explain here that the ponies were part of the race. How would you like to hold on to a horse's tail while it swam across a turbulent river? That is what we did. Each boy grabbed a firm hold on the horse's tail and urged it at top speed thru the water. The pony that finished last won the race. Figure it out, boys! Tou see, by trading ponies I would naturally urge the other boy's pony to top speed so that he would come in first, thereby winning the race for my own little horse. Foot racing is one of the most pop ular sports of the American Indians. In fact. Indians are the greatest long distance runners in the world. Many of them can out-run horses In long distances. I have known Indians who could run all das', at their tireless dog trot. Twenty-five miles is the usual distance of an Indian race. At foot racing in shorter distances, say from fifty paces to a mile or two. I could hold my own with the Sioux boys, but, of course, I never mastered the Indian knack of running all day. I Naturally, the Indian boys were j wonders in racing their ponies, riding bareback. I had a little horse that could keep up with any of them, and we had many races out in the free, open wesiern plains that were just as fast and just as exciting as the pro fessional horse-races of today. Among the Sioux Indians, horse-racing and foot-racing, were the most pop ular sports.' Swimming, wrestling and sham fights, too, had their place in the In dian's games. . I could more than hold my own in wrestling with the Indian youths because of my great strength and equal agility. Other Indian tribes, of course, played different games. The Cana dian Indians and certain American tribes played lacrosse, which is per haps the best known Indian game, be cause white men have taken up the sport in many parts of the United States and Canada today., I have described in the Campflre Story how we used to contest- with the bow and arrow, riding a pony bareback at top speed. And I also related how we enjoyed primitive ice boating on the Missouri river. This reminds me that we also used barrel staves as a sort of primitive skis. We would strap these staves on our feet with buckskin thongs. And how we took chances by skiing down hillsides at incredible speed. We used bigger staves for coasters, just as you boys coast with sleds. And we put these barrel staves to still another use. Taking a blanket, we would hold it in front of us on the ice and the sharp winter winds would carry us across the rivei much the same as it did our ice-boats. In the summer we fought sham fights with mud balls, which we threw with willow sticks. This was a rather rough sport. A much milder and more exciting game was spinning tops. On a stick about a foot long, we had long buckskin thongs which we used to whip the tops, thus keeping them spinning. It took considerable skill to guide these tops with a whip across all sorts of obstacles such as rocks and logst You have all played "duck on a rock," which means simply hurl ing rocks at a rock on a rock, and running to a goal. Indian sports require the greatest endurance and best sportsmanship. The native American Indian in the physical prime of his free life was the greatest athlete in the world. Even tnii n v suoh American Indians as the marvelous Jim Thorpe, who won the 5inRADjOi?RlfG$ ihl.V afT Ji' A . -rfwrtfc. - - " t k . X. - .iV- -v. UPS 6 " a m JVI, - aff Plan an Earlier Vacation This Year Where one must stay "on the job" during the heat of summer,, the restful vacation of May or early June will fortify surprisingly. You business men will appreciate an EARLY vacation here at the foot of old Pikes Peak. Get the family located; enjoy a real rest in this clean, bracing, mountain air; then come back for the family later on. Ample accommodations single rooms, a cot tage in the new cottage city, or reservations at sumptuous modern hotels. Write today for information about reduced railroad fares, direct automobile routes, and for free illustrated folders. Our information bureau will gladly answer all your questions in careful detail. '-, THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ' 12S Independence Building Colorado Springs, Cel.rao all-around athletic championsnip at the Olympic games, at Stockholm, Sweden, bring honor to the Indian standards of manhood. . PEANUTS AT 5 CENTS NOW Salted Variety Gradually Graduates From the Penny Class. The newest hi cost story concerns peanuts innocent little salted peanuts that never intended to hurt anyone and for years and years have given Joys that only peanuts can give. Peanuts, one of the few old faith fuls that hesitated to swing into the hi cost column peanuts that could be bought by big handfuls for one cent from the. familiar peanut ma chines about town that will operate for you after you drop in the copper and hold vour hand for the palatable re sult even peanuts have deserted hi cost sufferers. Sad, but true that no longer can one have such joy for only one cent. Five times as expensive is the present rate of eating salted peanuts. The beloved peanut machines refuse to work for the humtve cent but will Joyously ai low you the cent's worth of peanuts for a nickel. A peanut lover tried for a half hour to unscrew the usual one spot quota by dropping his penny, but was rudely enlightened by the proprie tor of the store that peanuts had suc cumbed to the hi cost epidemic. ' HEPPE GOES UP WITH A. P. Former State Journal Man in Charge of Oklahoma City Bureau. Ralph H. Heppe. who was connect ed with The State Journal for a num ber of years, has been put in charge of the Oklahoma City ornce or tne As sociated Press, according to an an nouncement received .from Chicago headquarters. Heppe .was in charge of the Asso ciated Press office in Topeka for some time prior to entering the army. Upon receiving his discharge, Heppe was as signed to the Kansas City office of the new association. Sick Baby Clucks? Germosone operate just a these people ay. It ii preventive well as curative, and satisfaction is absolutely guaranteed. Twenty years on the market. Sold br dm and seed tores at most towns. win, E. Shepherd, Bcranton, Pa., wrote Two weeks alter we started last spriti ws were a micbtr discouraged pair. Every day from three to six chicks dead. A neurhbor put us next to Germozone and we sre now sure if we had had it at the start we would not have lost s sinsle chirk." Ralph Wurst. Erie. Pa. "Not a case of white diarrhoea in three years." O. O. Petrain. Mollne. HI. -I never had a sick chick all last season. Mrs. Wm. Christiana. Olive Ridre. N. T. "Have 800 chicks now 6 weeks old and not a single case of bowel trouble." a Capt, Root. A. Tvson. CaHston. Calif, saki 'Germoione saved my flock of 00 chicks and tuks,, A. C. Penniman. Fort Scott. Kas. "Prevents all the ills that chicks are heir to." Mrs. Mfljrfrie Perkins. ' Callao. Mo. "My hens haven't quit laving all summer and my chicks did better than ever before, thanks to Germozone." Ray A. frvin. Chase. Mich. "I lost but 7 chicks out of Stl5." Mrs. J. A. Fleming. Cassville. W. Vs. 'I know Germozone is a preventive. Have not lost a chick from bowel trouble." A. F. Lemke. Farao, X. D. "I never would have believed it. , A healthier bunch, now. vou never saw." J. R. Bakula, . Buenna Vista. Ia. I have never before seen such healthy chicks. I would not try to raise chicks without Germorone." GERMOZONE afeTSr ms. cats. dnri. rabbits or other rt or - do mestic stock for reu, bowel troobls. armlies, rleet. csnktr. swelled bead, sore e&d. sores, wound, loss oi fur or leathers. If no dealer, order or card. Postman will collect. No extra charae. Handy as phoning. 7ocsndtl.50pke Babr Chick Book FREE. GEO. H. LEE CO., Irpt. N-41. Omaha, b. nr,.. -. ,si r . . a - .jkak at The Pikes Peak Region lllllltlllllllllllll! The . Vacation Land Which Always Enchants Without An Operation Wonderful Keating of Rupture How a New Jersey Man Got Rid ol a Severe, Obstinate, Kignt Inguinal Hernia Without tha Slightest Trouble. Below is a picture of Eugene M. Pullen, a well-known carpenter or Manasquan, New Jersey. If you could see him at his work, particularly when he handles heavy timber. Jumps and climbs around like a youth, you would scarcely imagine that he had formerly been afflicted with a rupture. Ruptured in Right SMc. At an early age, Eugene Pullen w an express driver. He handled rail road baggage, one oay atter aenver ing a heavy trunk on an upper floor he felt a pain in the right groin. The suffering increased and it was not long before the young man noticed tha swelling. The doctor told young runen tnat he was ruptured and that he must either wear a truss throughout life or submit to a drastic operation. All sur geons know that hernia operations, with anaesthetics, etc., are dangerous: thev mav end fatally. Moreover, it ia a well established fact that many rup ture operations are not successrui: tne bowel soon breaks tnrougn tne seweo up opening and protrudes worse than ever. Afraid or Operation. I.Ike most others. Mr. Pullen de clined to take the risks of an opera tion: the expense and loss of time had to be considered, too. Hoping na might get a Utile better encourage ment, he went to another physician who. to his sorrow, gave him even less hope. It was pointed out to the young man that unless the rupture were per fectly held all the time or the sur geon's knife successfully used, he mipht expect an Increase or doubling in the rupture with further complica tions, or the dreaded strangulated hernia which kills so many ruptured people. Victim of TruHse". The victim bought a truss, a hard, spring-like affair, the best he could get. It tortured him. He tried an other still no relirf. He was com pelled to give up his express business. The hard tasks of ordinary men were forbidden him. He became an insur ance agent. In which position he did not need to do bodily work. For six years Mr. Pullen dragged around, using various trusses, hard, elastic, etc., with never any content ment. One day his mother told him something she had Just found out. It was a simple and easy thing for him to db. He lost no time. Discarded His Trnm. Relief came at once, he almost 'or got that lie had any rupture. After--ward came a cure a complete healing and. although yeirs have passed and Mr. Pullen is an energetic carpenter, working on buildings, climbing over, roofs, lifting lumber and such like, he is absolutely free from the old hernia. , He knows he is completely, lastingly cured. There was no operation, no lost time, no trouble comfort id contentment from the very outset. He is a strong, cheerful-minded man. Valurhtc Information Free. The valuable Information which Mrs. Pullen read In a newspaper many years ago and gave to her son, togeth er with further important facts, will be sent free to any reader of this who writes to Eugene M. Pullen. 105F Marcellus avenue, Manasquan. N. J.. enclosing a stamp for reply. Mention the kind of rupture you have, whether on right or left side and what yon have already done in your effort to cure It. A legion of cases of all kinds of rupture in men and women, mclud-. Ing Inguinal (groin), femoral, navel, scrotal, etc.. hape been reported com pletely healed. Age seems to make no flifference. Advertisement. For Sale 12:Room House Good Condition Fine Location Near College Phone Red 4235 Yes and there are the Gass A shares $10.00 a month amounts to $600 in 60 months without interest, but with 6 it amounts to $700.00. Get Our Booklet The Capitol Building and Loan Association 534 Kansas Ave. y l ' L V -. "f k -i - 4 ' the autumn.