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BRIEF CITY NEWS ! AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
SUck-ralcouer Co.. UndrUkri.
Ball.jr, tha DtntUt, City Nat'l. D. S866.
ridMy Storg. & van Co Doug. 1S16.
Ht. Root Print It Now Ueacon
WBhtinp fixture., Burriandas
The SUta Bank or Oman pays 4 psr
cpnt nil -j . 1 . -
,D uei'UBim, s per cfnt on 8av.
ing accounts. The only bank in Omaha
whoao depoalfars are protected by tho
deposltore guarantee fund of tho state
of Nebraska. 17th and Harney atrcets.
T. M. B. A. to Olve a Smoker The
Younc Men's Hebrew association will
Rive ItB first smoker at the association
(rooms, fifth Door of the Wellington
"lock. Nineteenth and Karuam streets,
at 8 o'clock Monday evening The smoker
Is for members.
as General Statute
Opposed by Women
Minimum wage of J9 a wek for adult
working women Is recommended by the
fommlttco of twelvo women assisting tho
Mato legislative committee In Its Investi
gations of wages paid women In Omaha.
Tho committee, however, Is opposed to
any law fixing a definite minimum wage
without regard to age. length of service
and efficiency. .
In their study of the conditions of work
ing women the committee members have
round that In somo laundries, factories
and other comerclal Institutions sanitary
conditions are far from what they should
bo and moral Influences also could be
A resolution adopted by the committee
of twelve ttomcn follows:
Wc, the undersigned committee, after
due Investigation of tho facis and condi
tions bKiil;;hi to our observation during
the limited time at our disposal in regard
to the sanitary conditions, hours of labor
and-wages paid working girls and women
in Omaha, do hereby express our belief
tha W per week Is a fair and just mini
mum wage to adult working women (IS
vears or over), but that any set defined
minimum wage law which would Include
all working girls and women without re
Kpect to age, length of service or effi
ciency would work an Injun- to the
parties who need our lieli, most, viz, the
young Inefficient 'worker.' That said
worker, however, must bo protected by
proper sanitary conditions, lawful hours
ofNabor and a fair and just remuneration
for service. rendered. thprfnr
recommend that a board or. commission
ue appointed to oetermine a just and fair
rate ot wages paiu to minors, apprentices
and loarneis according in thn financial
condition of the occunatlon lnvnlv-pil. mar
of maintaining and operating said busi
ness anu proms receivea. cam Hoard to
havo absolute control of all matters per
taining to conditions of labor of said
minors, apprentices and-ltarneis. Further
iccommcnd in Justice, to employers ok
well as employes, and for thn orem nf
the state of Nebraska, bellovlng that effi
ciency is mo Bieatesi arset in tho business
world, that all employes bo especially
ubru unu umiitu m sinve ior eiuciency
iu uii'ir pm Liuuiar line oi won;.
MRS. D. O. CKA1GHI3AD.
Found in Numbers
By Service Board
Twenty-one dance halla out of thirty
Inspected by the Social Service board
wero found to be operating without a
license. The situation was discussed a't
a meeting of the board last night and tho
city license Inspector wllL.be asked to
compel the proprietors to take out licenses
o." cease to operate.
Members of the boartr discussed the ad
visability of forcing theater proprietori
to abandon, oriental dances, but at iadt
decided that a "nation-wide custom"
ought not be reformed from Cmaha,
There was some difference of opinion
ns to what an "Immoral dance" really
is. One member believed tho board ought
to look at datices from the standpoint
of the dancer, saying trie Salome dance,
for exaniple, Is an elegant thing If looked
at In the proper light.
During Its brief term of office the board
has visited every moving picture theater
In the city with the exception of onq.
Many of them were found deficient In
exits and have been ordered to mako
changes. About a dozen now are being
Many of the theaters had only a front
exit and in case of fire would havo proved
death traps, according to tho board. The
members of tho board visited these thea
ters with a lantern so they could see
their way about, somo of them were so
Meeting Held s at. Magic City Well
LOSEY UNABLE TO BE THERE
New Omaha High '
The Board of Education officially will
open tho Omaha High school Saturday
afternoon, from 2:15 to 5 o'clock, when
a program will bo given as follows:
Invocation Rev. Kdwln It. Jcnks
Pastor of the First Presbyterian church.
Address Dr. Holovtchlner
President ot tho Board of Education.
Address K. V. Graff
superintendent or schools.
Address Miss Kato A. Mcilugh
Principal of the High ucnooi.
Violin Solo Selected..
Joseph Woolery, Jr., ClasB of 1912.
Address Dr. Samuel Avery
Chancellor of the University of Nebraska.
Ushers, commltteo of seniors.
Kscort of chancellor, staff officers.
President Holovotchlner of the Board of
Education has extended an invitation to
tlio public to attend the opening exercises.
The domestic science department will
serve all visitors with a light lunch.
IS FOUND UNCONSCIOUS
An odor of escaping gas attracted atten
tion of boarders In a rooming house at
107 Dodge street last night and when in
vestigation was made Oeorge B. MeKeller,
an cmployo of the Boston dairy lunch
room, was found unconscious from the
fumes. He was given first aid treatment
by Police Surgeon Foltr and later taken
to St. Joseph's hospital. His condition Is
not bolleved to be dangerous.
A Cold, J.Jl (Jrlnpe, Then I'lirllinonln.
Is too often the fatal Sequence. Ia
Urlppo coughs hang on, weaken the sys
tem, and lower the vital resistance. R. Q.
Collins, Postmaster, Barnegat, N. J.,
says: "I was troubled with a severe L
Grippe cough and was completely ex
hausted after each fit of violent coughlnir.
Beforo I had taken one half of a bottl
of Foley's Honey and Tar Compound, the
coughing spells had entirely ceased. I
wish to say it can't be beat. All other
are Imitations. For sale by ail dealers
Winners in Profile
Mnjor llootor Plitn In niirnrnm-r,
hut Hi' In Not (nllod Upon to
Sprnk by Wnrklnvinni In
Chairman Ueorgc 1as-- or the legisla
tive committee. 'appointed to Investigate
the labor conditions In connection with
the minimum wage bill, nftr promlslig
to attend tho labor meeting In South
Omaha last night, sent a perfunctory ox.
cuso by Arthur 1. MuUnn nf nmnhn
while 200 labottng men from the packing!
nouses waited In the council chamber
and hall leading from It In tne city hall.
The meeting was held under the in
spiration of Jerry Howard, candldato tor
mayor alt the democratic primaries anJ
f.ither of the minimum whcf bill ItirhttM
o Ktefr. one of the best knonn and most
conservative property owners of South
Omaha, occupied the chair during th
Howard opened the meeting by a call
to the laboring men to get behind t'"
minimum wage 1)111. He said the bill
hud been defeated thleo Units In previ
ous legislatures and he feared for .ts
success tli's time For the nonattendance
of the committee he offeied Mr. Mullen's
excuse that the committee was hearing
affidavits In Omaha last night. Artmir
F. Mullen. formerNnttorncy general of
Nebraska, said that whllo every other
question might have two sides, thero
could he but one sfile to the question of
living wage. He said to stato tho prop
osition meant to prove It. He said .t
would apply only to women oxer 1R and
men over 21. He urged that the bill fco
Priest Drnrrllirn Condition.
Rev. Michael J. Gluba. pastor of St.
Francis' Catholic church and former
pupil of Dr. John Hynn, the St. Paul
economist and author of tho "Living
Wage." an economic work, said comll
. lions In South Omaha, as related to
j labor weio deplorable. He said that men
i were working In the parking house, two,
j three, four and five hours a day at
I a wage not In excess of 20 rents and
'often times less. He said a living wage
meant not only bread nnd meat and
clothes, but a modicum of money to save
fot hart) times. He added that bosses
were In the habit of selling Jobs to the
laborers. In some lustnnces he said
whisky was demanded as tho price of
a Job; In others the applicant for work
had to agree to pay a certain Per cent
of his wages to the boss or lose his Job,
H urged the passage ot tho minimum
wage bill, together with such legislation
as would Insure a full days' work at
the Increased rntcs of labor.
The words of Howard. Mullen and Rev.
Father Oluba. were applauded by the
crowd of men, many of whom were still
in their overalls.
I'nnotleed, ns one who had failed to
help tlieni, Mayor Tom Hoctor, sat
hunched In n corner of the chamber and
saw tho men, who voted for him a year
ago turned away from him to the men
who wero working to help them. He sat
In tho forefront of the hall. Other
speakers were called for. but no one
suggested his natae. It was a comment
upon tho revolt among the laboring men
against the gang that has used them
for so long Other speakers were Rev.
T. A. Bagshaw. who seemed to think
that everybody was a little to blame for
conditions In South Omaha, nnd Judgo
Freshmen Trninn Win.
Tho f,reshman basket ball team of the
South Omaha High school won the inter
cjnss championship of the high school for
the season of 191.1 In n hotly contestcii
game with the sophomores at tho locnl
gymnasium last night. Tho final score
was 29 to 11. Although the sophomores
put up a hard fight, tho freshmen proved
too fast for them. Nixon. Leech and
Scovllle starred for the freshmen and
Bolt showed up well for the sophomores.
This game ends the series of games
played during tho iHst season between
tho class teams of the high school. As a
legion of superiority to the winning class,
n red and white banner lias been made
which reads that tho class championship
was Won by the class ot 11)16. Tho lineup;
Mxon (captain)... It F - Beal
1-occh u F ....Dennis
Johnston C Kggew
Scovllle R. O.. Conner (captain)
Shalnholls 1,. (1 Bolt
duals: Freshmen, Nixon, 3; Iecch, 11;
Scovllle. 3; Johnston, 2; SholnholU, 2.
Sophomores, Uott. 2: Beat, 1; Dennis. 1.
Free throws: Freshmen, Leech, 2; Nixon,
1. 8ophomores, Real, 2,; Eggers, 1.
Referee: Patten. Tlmekeeiwr: R. O. Bag
bey. Storekeeper: Orchard.
Oninlin-Hoitth llniuhn Drlinte.
This evening In the auditorium of the
South Omaha High school the debating
teams from the Omaha High school and
the South Omaha High school will debate
on the commission form of government.
Tho South Omnha side will bo presented
by Kmlly Nystrom, Carl Beal and Forrest
Dennis. In nddltlon to tho debate there
will tw a musical program which will
begin at S o'clock. Judgo Ico Estello ot
the district court bench will preside.
Mimic City (innslp.
The funeral of Charles Williams will be
held this afternoon from the Bethel Bap
tist church. Twenty-ninth and T streets.
Rev. R. Qunrles officiating.
John Hohnan has gone to San Fran
Mrs. A. D. Mcnefeo left IhU morning
for Lincoln, where she will spend tha
order a cae f ITER'S BOTTLED
BOCK BEER. Delivered to your iome.
,1'hone South 80S or South S03. Wm. Jttter.
The young people of the First BapMst
church will glvo a Vlctrola concert this
evening at tho church, Twenty-fifth tna
Dana Morrll, owner of tho Maglo City
Target factory will leave In a few weeks
for San Francisco, Cal., where he will
elect a target factory.
Deputy City Treasurer Ti. P. Roggen
lias recovered frcm a serious attack of
throat trouble which confined him to his
room the fore part of tho week.
City Clerk Whftlor. ex-offlclo registrar
of births and denths In South Omaha, ro
ptrts that during the month of February
thirty-two deaths occurred. Sixteen werei
males and tho rest females.
There will be n wrestling matt h' at tha
Ancient Order of United Workmen temple,
Twenty-fifth nnd M streets, this evening
under the auspices of thn Mooso duo.
Tho match Is between Jnck Tolllver of
Omnha and Jack Solomon of South.
Has Come to Omaha!
At last, here is bread you can be sure is absolutely clean and pure.
Isn't that fine news? Isn't it splendid to have all doubts concerning your
bread supply swept away splendid to be able to step to the telephone or drop
in at the grocer's and get bread that is 100 pare, 100 clean?
Omaha's Magnificent New Baking Palace
The Jay Burns Baking Co.
Is One of the Finest in the World
We doubt if there is an equal to this model bak
ing institution in any city twice the size of Omaha.
What a tribute this bakery is to the particular
tastes of Omaha people! You bread eaters deter
mined its character, ve studied your tastes. We
found you most particular on the subject of bread
found you were not satisfied with ordinary bakers'
bread found that thousands of people were skep
tical about the cleanliness of bake-shops and suspi
cious of bakers' bread. We decided to give Omana
a bakery that would meet this condition and give
you bread that you could feel absolutely certain was
Made Clean Sold Clean Delivered Clean
You get just that kind of bread from our ovens. To equip ourselves to produce it, we spared neither
expense nor skill. We called upon the country's foremost designers of bakeries. We built our bakery
along the most airy and sanitary lines. We equipped it with the most efficient machinery science and
baKing experience nas evolved.
And Now We Invite You to Come and See
Omaha's Model New
Come and Visit Us any afternoon or evening except Saturday or Sunday,
The airy rooms with white tiled walls.
The shower-baths for the daily use of
The flour cleaning and aereating
Among the sights you'll see will be:
The rounding machine where the
kneading is done.
The Giant ovens with their automatic
The method of wrapping.
The clean corps of salesmen.
ffca "If -m f n 491
n )i j JM n tV) jt 11 i ) fQiiiZHS
j Wrapping OeptrirynTl
njm$! The clean workmen, dressed in white,. .
wearing canvas shoes. lne Proofing process.
Sjffl The humidifying system which "man- The machines that divide the dough
jjSjg! ufactures pure, clean air . into loaves.
I The Jay Burns Baking Company
20th and Cumings Sts. -L fyrr
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