Skip to main content
The largest online newspaper archiveArchive Home
The Merchants Journal from Topeka, Kansas • 8

The Merchants Journal from Topeka, Kansas • 8

Topeka, Kansas
Issue Date:
Extracted Article Text (OCR)

8 THE MERCHANTS JOURNAL government, but was still unsatisfied when the war broke out between Germany and the United States. store here was robbed last week of several suits of clothes and overcoats, a lady's coat, woolen blankets, hats, socks and other merchandise. The robber left an old coat, in the pocket of which was a face mask made of a Spanish newspaper. Some Mexican railroad laborer is suspected. This is the fourth time the Hartford stare has been robbed within the last two years.

Do you carry this Popular Flavor? customers expect to Had Mapleine in every grocery juit the same as sugar, coffee or any taple in daily use. Order of your jobber or W. P. MARLEY BRKG. 401 Kemper KansaiCity.

WALLACE BRKG. Jm. Bid Okla. City, Okla. Crescent Mfg.

Co. WILL DISCUSS OLEO STANDARDS Washington, D. Nov. 6. A public hearing to consider definitions and standards for oleomargarine will be held by the Joint Committee on Definitions and Standards at 10 a.

December 4, at the Bureau of Chemistry, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. FOUR M'GANNONS ARE NOW IN THE U. S. ARMY If genial old "Tom" McGannon of Humboldt, who used to attend all the grocers conventions in Kansas, was alive now, he would be the proudest man in the state.

Four of his sturdy sons are in the service of their country, while the fifth stays home and runs the McGannon grocery at Humboldt. Here is the roll call of the McGannon boys: Lieutenant Mike L. McGannon, in France, serving in a machine gun company. Private P. J.

McGannon, in France, with the Signal corps. Thos. V. McGannon, serving in the U. S.

Navy. Private A. McGannon, in the nil I have seen bargain counters that had no real appeal to the people because they contained no real bargains. Mere price reductions arc not necessarily bargain offers. Seattle, Wash.

(M-289) HE NEEDED A WINTER OUTFIT. Arkansas City, Kans. Merchandise amounting to between $75 and $100, roughly estimated this morning, was stolen from the Peoples store. Entrance was gained through a window in the rear of the basement. 'The burglar helped himself to a couple of sweaters, two pairs of shoes, one suit of clothes, some odd pants, socks, underwear and between $10 and $12 in silver which was hidden in a box behind a counter.

rsnnnnnn Students Army Training Corps at Lawrence. 0 JULIUS Mil VD Lte AdvertisedV i Ifgi a us J. Leo McGannon, the fifth son, is rs i nn I in the in charge of the grocery business ia 11 fJW tLadiesHome which his father established over 30 rJr v-" "-'UJ WU- years ago, T. J. McGannon, the father, was a good grocer and a highly esteemed citizen of Humboldt 1 Ml i -HAS A MEXICAN FLAVOR.

Parker, Kans. William Hartford's BOTH HIS SONS AT WAR. The grocery store of L. C. Hall Sons, at 448 Sumner Topeka was sold this week to J.

T. Bridson who has been engaged in the meat 7 Manufacturing Plants thru the Southwest business in Topeka. L. C. Hall said in speaking of the transaction: Here "One of my sons who was formerly associated with me in the store is now in France; another is an in structor in rifle practice in an eastern cantonment.

The one in France is connected with the naval, forces which are operating the great naval guns Are Tfiie now in action against the Germans A letter from him says that each of these guns is mounted on railway trucks, and there are fifty carloads of equipment and ammunition with each gun. These monster guns are hauled all up and down the fighting line, but they are under the command of a naval admiral, and manned by naval crews. "With both of my sons away, and my own health failing, I was obliged to sell the store, though I retain the building and the fixtures. When my sons come back from war, they may reopen the old stand. "I have found that the regulations of the National Food administration have been a good thing for my It has been growing steadily, and the competition of the big stores does not hurt as much as it used to." Reasons Why there are more "Sterling-' Refrigerating machines in use thru tine South west than any other make: 1 fit "Sterlings" have been manufactured and sold by "United" for almost a quarter of a century, and each machine sold, either large or small, has helped sell others satisfied customers are paying advertisements.

2nd Pecze ana feature prompt service by close 'attention to the Southwest, because our seven manufacturing plants are distributed thru this territory. 3rd Buyhig direct from the manufacturer, close at hand, means constant attention and satisfactory adjustment. and if you will write for literature you will find out how "Sterling" wilt help your business FILES SUIT AGAINST GERMANY. New York. Austin, Nichols Co.

have brought legal proceedings in the Federal courts against the Imperial German Government to collect a claim for goods belonging to the grocery firm but seized by the Germans when they invaded Belgium and consummed by the German army. In the summer of 1914, Austin, Nichols had a shipment of approximately 1,000 cases-of sardines moving from Portugal to New York, via Antwerp. By far the largest part of the shipment was successfully transshipped at Antwerp and arrived in New York in due season. A small balance, however, was still in Antwerp when the war broke out. This lot of sardines was requisitioned by the German government and consumed by the German army.

Claim was filed against the German CO i 1 1 1 1 GENERAL OFFICES ill nnricrir kansas city, mo. i IRON WORKS CO. UUU.U I DISTRICT SALES OFFICE TULSA, OKLA. FOR service:.

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 300+ newspapers from the 1700's - 2000's
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

About The Merchants Journal Archive

Pages Available:
Years Available: