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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 4, 1915)
TIIK BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1915.
Mcit Remarkable Gain in the Hit
tory of the Institution is
INCREASE IS 19.2 PER CENT
Receipts at the Omaha postoffico
during the month of November, 1815,
Receipts during November, 1914,
AH records were broken by the
Omaha postofflce; when the business
cf the month of November was
counted up and compared with that
of previous months.
It was found that the business was
f21.9Sl.07 greater than in the same
month Isst year, an increase of 19.2
The greatest lnrrriue ever recorded be
fore In the postofflce bus1nes was only
U l per cent.
r-ost master John C. Wharton wes
harry. boisterous, hilarious. He bubbled
v Spread the Glad New.
"Spread It In bit capitals across the
front paxe of your paper," he declaimed.
"Never before has such an Increase been
recorded. It was not even heard of or
dreamed of. Give the (lad news to the
To what do you attribute thli great
Increase T" he was asked.
. "ririt, to an efficient postmaster," de
clared the postmaster, with a Joyous
smile. "Neit to courteous treatment of
patrons and prompt dispatch of malls.
Now let the world know of the excel
lence of the Omaha postofflce."
T0 you attribute the Increase In busi
ness to the excellence of your product,
like other successful advertisers?" he
was asked. "The stamps sold here aren't
and better than those sold In other post
offices, are thavT"
. "Well," said Jawn C, "I rather think
crar stamps have a little better color and
the mucilage on them, I think. Is better
than that found on stamps sold by our
competitors. I know I can fully recom
mend our stamps to live perfect satis
faction. Once tried, you will take no
others. The kind you have always bought.
Aeoapt no Imitations."
But. taken seriously, the postofflce re
ceipts are usually a splendid Index of
the business of the community and an
Increase la taken to show greater bust-
Guests Gather -Up
Souvenirs of Stay
at the Fontenelle
Clerk H. !!. Wllhlte at Hotel Fonte
nelle was busily engaged In fastening
room numbers on a lot of keys.
"What's the big IdcaT" he was anked.
"Oh, Just replacing souvenirs carried
away by guests," he explained. "We have
to do It regularly."
It developed that keys and the neat
little metal markers attached to them
are not the only things carried away
by hotel guests, accidentally or other
wise. "Match safes, ash trays, pens, Ink,
surplus stationery and even candlesticks
and electric desk lighting fixtures mys
teriously disappear from rooms quite
frequently," the day clerk said. "Some
guests of the house seem to like to take
away a little souvenir or memento ot
their stsy with us."
! OMAHA DELEGATION TO !
GO TO REVIVAL AT BLAIR
A special trsln leaving Omaha at 6:15
next Tuesday evening will carry a dele-j
gation from Omaha to Blair to attend
the revival meeting being held there by
Rev. Mr. Asher, husband of the woman!
who assisted In the Sunday campaign In'
Omaha. The special will return the same,
evening. This excursion Is undertaken
as a part of the booster campaign being!
carried on as a part of the follow-up
movement to the "Filly" Sunday campaign.
gammer Complaint Cared.
Dr. King's New Life Pills will rid the
system of fermenting foods and poison.
Keep stomach and liver healthy. 25e.
All druggists. Advertisement
Mexican Money a
The late Xavler Stadler deposited l0
In Mexican money at Tamplco several
jeers ago. He died recently.
Probate Judge Crawford has just re
ceived a draft good for 129 American dol
lors In alleged settlement of the entire
The difference represents the distinction
between American and Mexican money
end the exorbitant exchange which Is ex
acted by Mexican banks, according to the
best Information which the county court
has been able to secure.
PASSENGER MEN TO HAVE
BANQUET AND DANCE
At the Hotel Rome Saturday 'evening
the Omaha Passenger club will give Its
first dance of the season. It Is expected
that there will be 100 couples In attend
ance. Preceding the dance and at T:S0
o"clock the passenger men, their wives
snd their guests will sit at a banquet
n ii i
Vnloam you nay "HORUOK'JT
you may gmt m Subrntltuto
'Woman's Club Will
Give Play to Eaise
Money for the Soup
' "ldy Windermere's Fan," by Oscar
Vllde, Is being rehearsed by a picked
east for presentation early In January
; be the Omaha Women's club, the pro
ceeds to go toward financing the penny
soup kitchen at Train echooL The ora
tory section, which has the work In
charge, has assigned the following parts:
'Sirs. Grant Williams will play the part
of Mrs. Brlyun. leading woman; Mrs. W,
! C. Lambert, wife of City Attorney Urn.
,tert, will do Ledy Windermere; Prof. E.
!. Puis, head of the department of ex-
presslon at Belle vue college, will be
; leading man In the person of Lord Darl
ington; A. W. Hunt Is booked as Lord
I.Windermere, and Dean Kales, a sopho
more at Bellevue college, will appear as
Lord Augustus Lorton.
V Miss Amy Woodruff, formerly of Chi
cago, now of the Omaha Conservatory, is
serving as director. First rehearsal took
1lace Wednesday evening In the city at
Three performances will be given, two
at the auditorium of the Omaha Con
servatory of Muslo and Art In the Metro
politan building, and the third at Bellevue
Saloon Men Want
to Locate Here
Private detectives are busy scanning
. the saloon license applications on file
with the city clerk's office. One of these
sleuths was recognised as having been
active a year ago when he took a 1
; year-old boy ot unusual height around
- with him to various saloons and caught
, som liquor men unawares.
No protests have been received as yet,
. but It la understood they will be forth
coming next week.
Next Monday morning the city com
missioners will decide when they will
begin to sit as an excise board for con
sideration ot licenses,
' A salpon man at Eleventh and Douglas
Streets will be advised that unless be re
moves objectionable signs from hie place
he will not be granted a license for next
year. Other signs will be removed.
Commissioner Kugel continues to be
ought by Council bluffs liquor men who
want to open saloons In Omaha.
Father and Son
Banquet at Castellar
Tbe women of the Castellar Pres
byterian church spread a banquet In the
church parlors on Thursday evening for
the fathers and sons of the congregation.
The program included a song by a malo
quartet, and addresses by Dr. Aiken
and Mr. William Foshler. The talk of Dr.
Aiken was on the three substances ot
the make-up of man. namely, physical,
tvntal al spirit us I, using the triangle
.' as aa Illustration, and showing that If ens
side of the triangle was taking away It
would no longer be a triangle, thereby
', llustratlng that If one of the make-ups
; cf life were Uken away, Ufa would be
uncomplete. Tbe talk of Mr. Foehler
! wss a story of his life, of the trials and
fittally his conversion and bis life's
- w ork since. It was very Impressive on
those present There were about seventy
Jlv In attendance.
LOOK TO CONSOLIDATION
OF FLORENCE AND OMAHA
City Attorney Rlne and Election Com
fulssioner Moorbead are working out for
tbe municipal affairs committee of tbe
Commercial club a proposition looking to
ward the consolidation of Florence with
: It Is believed that the question will be
'submitted at the primary election next
prll. Thre is some question whether
a short extension of gas pipe Into Flor--i.ee
territory constitutes "gas service"
within the meaning of tbe law.
YOU will be pleased with the
appearance of Regan's Toast,
delighted at its delicious
flavor, and surprised at the care
used in making it.
The bread from which it Is made
is baked for the one and only
purpose of being toasted.
BF v - - 3
rTT Z. fi :
That is why you cannot duplicate
REGAN'S TOAST in your own
It sure Is good eating I p
I -ta. . .
TOAST is prescribed by
physicians for invalids
and children because
it Is such an easily diges
tible form of nourishment
For the same reason you should
have toast, on your daily menu
particularly when such splendid
toast as Regan's is available.
Every crisp crumb is delicious.
Ask for It at Your Grocer's
Jay Burns Baking Co.
TOYS, TOYS, DOLLS AND GAMES
AT THE CENTRAL FURNITURE STORE
It will be to your advantage to Mt the Central's big foj -land-It
mill also be to your nl vantage to make your selection from onr im
mense stork, because the assortment in all of the different lines of
foreign and ilotnestir toy", dolls and trnmes are so mnrh larger, and the
prices ao mnrh lower..- The low prices ar made possible on account
of our Inexpensive building and location and a very small operating
The Children Will Enjoy a Visit to OUR BIG
A substantial coaster, our
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A strong coaster wagon,
nicely made and finished,
our price 1.70.
See our com
plete line of
iron and me
A neat little folding go-cart with
Morocco hood and rubber tires
our price 95c.
A complete train on a circular track,
our price 40 cents.
Tik1 chests, with complete
sot of tools, our price, 40.
Imltatloa leather trunks with
roll ips, stssl looks, hlnares
leather handles; our prloe, SOo.
fr. " 1
Mahogany finished pianos
they produce real music and
have fourteen keys; our price,
flea miT rnm.
plete line of Vi
Auto m o biles,
A substantial shoo-fly, nicely finished and thoroughly
well made, onr price, 45.
Boe Our. Com
plete liine of
with full kid
bodies. 14 la.
with b 1 e q a e
head aad hands,
aad Ions: flow
iaT hair out
later It Bo Se
ROSEtlDLATT SELLS ILLINOIS COAL
SbJiSfrfeS6? 6.00 PER TOM
THE SAME COAL OR BETTER THAN OUR
COMPETITORS WLL SELL YOU FOR $6.50
WHY NOT SAVE 50c ON EVERY TON
,000 Uft. FEB TOW QUAJLAJTTXED. HOaR DBUTXBT.
Pig Pork Loins, lb. ; . . . .
Fresh Dressed Chickens. Ib.
Steer Pot Roast. .10V4e
Young Veal Roast. .......... .HHo
Young Veal Chops. .lie
Pig Pork Butts ' 1SHS
Umb Legs lHe
Mutton Chops 14Ho
Porter House Steak ..ITHo
Pklnned Ham 14o
Sugar Cured Ham 10,o
Kxtra lean Breakfast Bacon.. lSV.o
Bugar Cured Baoon lSH
From I to P. M , I-mb Btew
lYom to 10 P. M.. Pork Chops........
Deliveries, i30 A. 1L, SO . hC
KaU Order Filled Fromjlj.
Dlim .4 MADffPT 1610 Harney St
r" sTms-sJ Phono Douftaa i783
f . -,.
Din Dnnf i nine iii
I IU I Willi a.VSIIVi but - - u4
FRESH DRESSED C1IICUEIIS, Lb. - 10&c
No. 1 Forequsrter Spring Umb..lV
No. 1 Hlndtpiarter Spring Umb.ll'ia
Htrer Iot ltoast VS
Young Veal Koast llto
Young Veal Chops 14Vje
Mutton Chops 14 He
Porter House Steak 17
Halt Pork - SSo
Skinned Ham ...14,o
Hugar Cured Htwn'. r. 104o
Kxtra lean Breakfast Bacon.. 180
Bugar Cured Bacon 13e
DeUvarles I a nw ) f. w. Mall Orders ruled at Above Frices.
THE EMPRESS MARKET
Opp. Woolworth 5c and 10c Store. H3 South 10th SU TeL D. 11307.
f sv-" leau1 ' " - --'-.- ,
H e"4 - '' '' . 1 ' " ' i
THE STORE OF BETTER VALUES.;
Southeast Corner Twelfth and Farnam Sts.
Jf 111 ",n Un Overeoats, consisting
Of Worsteds. Scotch Flalds, Faacr saUtnreo,
Chlnohillas and Blaok, trimmed with Astrakhaa
collars, which we nought from a manaf sctnr.r
to close ont his wlntar lias. These ehiuld he
sold at iia.SO. bat we are wllllnc'to make this
sacrifice to vrove the great values we ars srlvmg
to people who eome to as to hay their gotfs.
7.80 values la Men's Baits, made Of fine wtol
mlatures, bine serges included i ea OC
3.00 values la Bore' Overeoats, made of fine
mlatnres, neatly tailored) gg
$3.00 valnee la Boys' High Top Vtorra Calf Bhoss,
maae with two buckles;
black only; special
$1.60 values In Ken's Flaaael Shirts, military or
flat collars, assorted colors, with RQft
two pockets, at B3U
3.00 and a.oo all wool Men's Tests, special, ase
1.60 and 91.00 Ken's all Wool far lined Cave.
special , esc
1.00 Men's heavy fleeee lined union suits, at 690
COMPARE OUR PRICES and QUALITY
Bo Convinced That We Save You From
20 to 85 rEIt CENT. .
20 lbs. Flue Granulated Sugar for...... St.OO
With every purchase of $1.00 worth of our gas roasted coffee
Ileuieenber you get better coffee from ns and for lens money and
you get It fresh dally. We roast It and the people like It.
48-lb. Hack Hunklst Flour, Saturday only...,M. 81.35
Fresh Dressed Chickens per lb 11C
Hirloin or Porterhouse, choice cuts, per lb 1J5?
Fancy Lamb Forequarters, lb., g Iegs Lamb, lb lST
Tig Fork Loin Chops, Pork Steak and Fresh Ham, lb 15
Fig Fork I.oln Boast, lb ll4e
Pig Pork Shoulder Roast, lb....Ho
Pig Pnrk Shoulder Butts 1H
Bevf lionet, rolled, no bones and no
wsste, lb 16o aad ITHo
No. 1 Sugar Cured Bacon by the
strip, lb 14ie
No. 1 Lean Breakfast Bacon.- by the
strip, lb 1340
No. 1 Sugar Cured Skinned Hams,
per lb 1440
L.amb Stew or Mutton Stew, lb... So
Pork Sausage, lb loo
English Walnuts, soft shell, lb... ISO
Best Mixed Nuts, no peanuts or black
English Walnuts, lb UViO
Cranberries, per quart. ...........So
Extra fancy Orsipe Fruit........ . .Be
Sweet Apple Cider, gallon BaVsO
Pure Comb Honey, at.. 17He
t cane Jam. (lOo kind), for loo
fancy Peanut Butter, lb.......lSio
Fsncy Dried Peaches, lb....,....THe
Good Prunes, lb. 6o
We Deliver Free Xvs ywbera.
Kail Orders Filled at Above Frloea.
24th and Cumfaia Sts.
Ted. D. 1580.
Mr. Business Man:
THE U. S. RESTAURANT, 1510 DODGE
STREET, is now open to the public under capable
management. We undoubtedly serve the best 25
cent dinner in the city, also a variety of ready dishes,
fine steaks, fish and oysters at popular prices, no
waiting. A courteous treatment awaits you. We
want your business and we are going to make a
special effort to get it. Once our customer, you will
be one of our regulars. Give us a trial
E. QUEYREL, Formely With the Elks' Club,
Pile the platter high. Small appetites become
large ones when Skinner Genuine Egg Noodles are
served. One taste and you will always order by name.
c.ntfNF& Egg Noodles
.djIYal rseSalesslssdlsg Orsssrs'
, Writ far radae Ma free
Skinner Memufatcturinx Company
Lmrsmmt Mmcmrmmi Fmctty in Amtriza
14di a JukM StrMte. OmU Nak. .Tilnsisi Tyke 1525
Leek for Tku UUl
HAS ANYONE TOLD YOU TO TRY
They will; but don't wait Let this
boa reminder. The flavor is delightful.
The nutritious qualities unsurpassed.
Always Fresh at Your Grocers
U. S. STEAM BAKING CO.
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