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THE TOPEKA" DAILY STATE JOURNAL-SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 22, 1920
VOICE AND BUTTER Grand Opera Heard Abore Whirr of Machinery. Selson,. Prize Churner, Per forms at Beatrice Creamery. sbmbbssm -a nmm 1 jk Each layer of Fabric in Cupples Tires is saturated and embedded in pure rubber a layer of cushion covers the carcass of the tire from bead to bead. Their careful hand construction throughout insures the user many Extra Miles of Service. That's why we say: "You get Twenty-Five mileaere for put in a Cupples Tire." One Dollar and cents worth of every Dollar you C&M.TireCb VCTCAKTZING RETTR EADIXG 203 West Sixth St. Phone 186 AUTO ACCESSORIES emov si Sell e $10,000 Worth of Tires and Tubes Must Be Moved This Month 5000 Miles Guarantee With Each Casing 32x3V2 Non-Skid $18.90 All Other Sizes in Stock at Equally Low Prices' Midwest Auto Supply Co. 222 Kansas Avenue cMT" T Lit3 H. SCHROEDER MONUMENT WORKS 231 Jefferson St., Topeka. Phone 1005 Having Just received teveral car loads of new monu ments for spring deliveries I am in a position to fur nish first class material and workmanship in the follow ing Granites: Host lk. Hurra Vt., Quincy, our famous Ruby Red Granite. Also a number of nice foreign de signs. See me lor prices before buying elsewhere. 20 Per Cent Discount IT IS HEARD AROUND WORLD Local Product a Household Necessity in Many 'Nations. Butter Making at Big Plant Is a MarTel of Cleanliness. ' BY MILDRED REED. A man's voice singing "La Miserere" is heard above the whirr of the great machinery in the churning room of Topeka's large creamery heard al most any day, altho the melodious voice does not confine itself to the one selection. The owner of the voice the Beatrice creamery's expert butter maker and one of the silver cup and blue ribbon butter makers of the United States is equally familiar with the Kextette From Lucia, the "Evening Star" from Tannhauser. the prelude from Pagliacci, and many other more or less well known operatic selections. Doubtless the butter served at the majority of Topeka family meal ta bles has come under the spell of the X. O. Nelson. boyish personality prove him a young man. Otto is a bachelor. Butter Before Marriage. 'I'm too busy making butter to get married," he retorts to his co-wrkers who suggest matrimony to him. Three beautiful silver cups, fifteen blue ribbons and a group of gold medals, which are awards from vari ous contests that prove the ability of N. O. Nelson as a butter maker, are "Exhibit A" in the office of the Bea trice creamery. In the room where Otto works are the huge "vats" or ripeners (which re- Interior of Beatrice Creamery Company's plant showing one of the big churns. butter chlefsvoice, which may have contributed to the golden, smooth quality of the yellow food, the com panion of the staff of life. His voice is "heard around the world" because "Meadow Gold" is known everywhere. He smiles and sings at his work does the modern butter maker, who is a vastlydifferent person from the chief of the churn of other times who was apt to be the farm boy who scowled instead of sang because he had to be bored with churning when his mind probably was "down around the river." Why ShouMn't He Smile? But why shouldn't tha modern but ter maker smile? With much less ef fort he turns out hundreds even thousands of pounds of butter more than the "churner" of other days could accomplish in a week or probably a dozen weeks. The voice of the happy chief of the butter department of the creamery la heard not only in the buttery regions but In also a place where butter Is not seen, served or probably ever spoken of in the choir of one of the largest churches of the city. The maker of prise winning butter is known as "Otto" to the entire working force of the creamery, but officially he is N. O. Nelson. He has been with the Bea trice creamery of Topeka for fourteen years, but must have joined the com pany at an early age, for altho he is a large man-size person for whom the 200-pound mark on the scale would be too lipht. his youthful appearance and FRANK R. CON WELL Funeral Home' 101 EAST STH ST. Ph'on. -8' Res. Phase BM B-t personal Service How to Vacate . and ecreate 1YMCA AH Summer for 3 S.OO y . Get A Summer Membership at the CENTRAL Y. M. C. A. PLAY BATHE SWIM semble immense high-heeled bathtubs) which receive the butter cream after it has been pasteurizer. Otto is careful that the cream be ripened to the cor rect temperature while he sings grand opera selections and skilfully uses his thermometer. From the ripenera the cream goes Into the enormous churns, which are not the least bit like the original churn. The modern oreamery churns are tank-like affairs about ten feet long and several feet in diameter, arranged horizontally with two large openings in the side-tops for removing the churned butter. There are ten such churns in tha Beatrice creamery. About aa interesting and valuable as a (old mine is the 800-pound mound of butter one churn is able to turn out in less than an hour. The high mound of golden yellow is beau tiful to look upon and -a child might have a fascinating time making a but ter castle of it while more practical spectators consider the value of the sight and would not object to captur ing as much as they could carry for tha family larder for butter scotch pi joys perhaps or the rare pleasure of "spreading it on an inch thick." After the butter leaves the churns, it passes into the hands of deft and swift workers, both girls and men. The men. using the "pinch block," an accurate pound measure, mould the Butter into the oblong shapes, while the girls wrap it in paraffin paper. "Don't you get tired of looking at butter?" was asked of one of the girl workers, who faces the butter moun tain all day long. KnowsIt Is Clean Now. "Well, yes, a little." she said. "Somehow when I see butter on the table at home I don't care to have any of it." "Maybe you feel that way about butter, but I don't." chimed in a man who works with the pinch block all day. "I've eaten more butter since I've been here than I did before be cause before I wondered-sometimes if it was clean stuff and now I know it is clean I like it better'n ever." Strange to say, there are more than a hundred men who are employed at tha creamery, and only about fifty girls, showing that the care of milk and butter is not wholly woman's work as might be supposed. ' The most wonderful scenery of the butter factory, however, is the butter wrapping machine. One end of the machine receives a piece of flat, queerly cut pasteboard. It passes down a little chute in the machine, whefe by several mechanical jabs and punches it is folded into a box for the butter, which, freshly wrapped in paraffin paper. Is placed in the boxes. An un canny little mechanical arm in the machine folds down the top of the butter box and it slips into another cog of machinery, where it is envel oped in the brilliant yellow "Meadow Gold" cover, and two industrious little mechanical arms on opposite sides of the machine paste the familiar red la bels on the end of the package and behold! the finished product is ready for consumption. ; Thru this intricate process there coma an average of 36,000 pounds of butter in eight hours, to which 15.000 Kansas farmers contribute by snip ping butter cream to be poured into the "vats." I Working at the creamery .has its so-! cial pleasures, for dancing, picnicking and banqueting are all on the year's calendar for employes at the expense of the "firm." And it is understood that financial returt from the work are not to be scorned for the endur ance and skill of the butter workers are recognized by pay that is larger than that offered in working places where desks are mahogany and where hhera is no suggestion of anything eo Hudson is Best Known For Its Super-Six Motor Official Proofs Established Its Supremacy; Thus Hudson Became the Largest Selling Fine Car Few of the 90,000 Super-Six owners have ever tried the limit of Hudson speed or power. They realize they have a vast reservoir of ability that is never called on. Yet no one mistakes it for mere idle surplus simply because it is beyond his ordinary re quirements. For that latent capacity is Hudson's greatest value. It is the life of a car. Because of it, thousands are now getting the fullest satisfac tion and service from Super-Sixes nearly five years old. They know the durability it gives. They know what it means in smooth operation. Their cars have required neither costly re placements nor constant attention to minor disorders. Moreoyer, it is good to know that you have at instant call greater speed, acceleration and hill-climbing ability than any other stock car has ever shown. 80 More Efficient Within 10 of Perfect Many have called the Super-Six "the per fect motor." That, of course, is not accurate. Perfection would mean utter freedom from friction and vibration. No machine can ever be that. But the Super-Six comes within 107 of it. Could another type approach that close Hudson's records might be matched. But for nearly five years they have stood. None has equalled them. The possibility of their being rivalled seemed never more remote than now. Certainly the type to do it has not yet appeared. And mark this important fact. Hudson's supremacy means no added complications, weight or size. The patented Super-Six prin ciple applied to a standard type of motor dded 72 to power. Motor efficiency i3 in creased 80. Endurance thus has been in creased to limits yet unknown. Note 'These Tests Made to Prove Its Endurance Think that a Super-Six stock chassis set the speed record at the rate of 102.53 miles per hour. A stock Super-Six holds the accelera tion record. And Hudson made the fastest time for the famous Pike's Peak hill climb. The Super-Six principle in speedway-racing won more points than any racing team ever took, in a single year. And think of Hudson's double trans-continental run of 7,000 m iles in 10 days 21 hours. No other car ever ed jailed its time in either direction. j Those tests seak for Hudson endurance the real reason for its appeal to you today. There can be no question regarding its beauty, its completeness, its fineness advantages patent to any observer. You will best assure delivery when you want it by speaking for your Hudson now. HUDSON-ESSEX MOTOR CO. 1005-7 Kansas Ave. Phone 213. l!llllllllill!!!lllllllllillllllll!lill!llli!lll!llll!!ll!lllllll!lllllllllllllll!IIIIIIIH 1d U I k sbaWsil PUBLIC Hours, I TRUCK ; lES. mmmmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmtmmmmmmmmm i t S -li 1 aL.- ii i i? l:::::Si win 5Uivc mis uruuiciu uv uuiim .ty-f,Ur . m Flora, I the short hauling which the rail- v:' i will be I roads do not want promptly and ee more economically. :.' EE " The City, 1 M 60,000 Republic Trucks are already th7t20 H serving the public in some form of trans- " ourf 1 portation. ,eka; 7 -a.T- 11 1 t x o maner now unusual your iranspor- H tation problem may be we have a Repub- lie Truck that can do it. it s His 13 Ex Order while we can make deliveries. ehkopf Bros. ee 212-14 West Sixth St ee Republic Distributors for Nine Counties. RAIL CRISIS IS ON i Virtual GoTersment Control for Freight Jn Effect. Worst Congestion of Hist or j Reported hj Executives. Nat? DXLY ESSENTIALS ALLOWED Railways Ready to Raise Wages But Must Hike Rates. The Brotherhood Chiefs Warn Against Delaying Wage Hike. Washington. Mar IT. Tha inter state commerce commission Is making a cartful examination ef the proposal of railway executives that it set tip freight priority lists to relieve the car shortage crisis Secretary McGinty said today. Commissioner Atchison is di recting the Investigation and will make a full report before the cool mission decides what to do. The commission Is expected to issue a formal order today accepting the proposal of the executives to take charge of freight traffic, and Impos ing embargoes to halt movement of all but essential freight, putting the gov ernment In virtual control. Such emergency action is necessary to prevent a complete breakdown of distribution, railway officials have In formed the Interstate commerce com mission. Delay means an economic upheaval, they declare. Congestion Is Growing-. ll described by the railway execu tives, the nation's railroads now are in the worst condition in history. Congestion ts growing at Kew Tork. Chicago, S'. Louis. Buffalo. Cleveland, Kansas City, Pittsburgh and other manufacturing centers, according to advices here. In so.ne sections manufacturing plants are closing for lack of fuel, re ports showed. Utility companies In some cities are operating on a reserve fuel supply. This condition Is most acute.iatboc!atral wett. Taken from Topeka Stat Jour nal May 17, 1920. Was! tures. 1 blamed the I n! temp port tion code was T yu en in annua hows urs 034 d We port doub this ' the la marrit As i condit an "uj horizo enou prod it y fii somes Many eterni of u:st the ma Th onranii interrv pictur as or kApf Ch.Va EE 1 SjA SEE THE BABY FOX" PORTABLE ALL, MAKES SOU) RENTED REPAIRED Topeka TYPEWRITER Exchane X. rarfcer KS Kia Ave. se Tan' Knii.f." It Cseelsl AUTO TOPS Top Kepsira. Cushions and Curtains, Blacksmithing and Painting. Wheels Built or Repaired. Truck Bodies. Fire, stone Truck Tirea Applied. Expert Engine Work. REHKOPF BROS, 212-214 West Sixth Street Phone 994 i3 greasy as butter.