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banger of Shortage is Not
Acute, But Fuer Men Say
Consumers Should Ex- ;,
ercise Much Care.
While Omaha is not up against any
alarming coal shortage, dealers as
sert that the time has arrived when
the supply must be conserved. Deal
ers say that at this time it is hot so
much a question of the kind of coal,
as it is the actual coal.
Stocks of coal are not reduced to
the extent of all the bins being empty,
but there are a good many of them
that are. Hard coal has been' shut
out of this territory by the tieup of
freight traffic in the east and not
much is expected within the next few
days, I here is considerable of it en
route, but generally it is believed to
be tied up on sidings east of Chicago.
Again, a good many of the shipments
have ' been commandeered in cities
where coal famines existed.
The semi-anthracite from Arkansas
is about as hard to get as the Penn
sylvania coals and the supply is run
ning low. Many of the dealers re
port their bins empty and are not ac
, ceptirig orders for this kind of coal.
There is a fairly large supply of soft
coal on hand. Illinois coal is about
off the market on account of the
home and eastern demand. West
Virginia coal is rather plentiful, but
prices for it are about the same as on
- anthracite. .--- ;
Kansas coal is - coming along in
fairly heavy shipments and as a re
sult the steam plants, and manufac
turing establishments keepwell sup-plied.-
The shortage in many of the kinds
of coal has increased the demand for
that from Iowa. It is reported that
vthe Iowa mines are being worked up
to capacity and that Omaha is taking
more of the coal than ever before.
Wyoming and Colorado are sending
vast quantities of coal into this terri
tory and, according to dealers, had it
not been for these fields, the coal
shortage in Omaha would have been
So far as can be learned, local deal
ers are sticking to the prices fixed by
the fuel administration, though there
are instances where it has been re
ported that extra charges have been
made for delivery. However, at the
offices of teuch dealers, they assert
that delivery charges are the same
as they have been and that the trouble
with customers has been that, owing
to shortage in some of the kinds of
coal, they have been unable to
fill orders with the old and familiar
varieties. . ,
Poker Chiqs and Grape Juice
In Wilhelm's Traveling Bag
A black traveling bag was pre
sented by the membership committee
of the Commercial club to the retir
ing chairman, II. O. Wilhelm, at the
noon meeting. Mr. Wilhelm has been
identified with the committee for
nearly two years, and most of that
time has been chairman. He was
chairman when the club reached a
' membership of 2,000, and again when
the club made a short campaign and
brought the membership up to 2,150.
When Wilhelm opened the grip he
found it partially equipped. He found
a bottle of grape juice, a flock of
poker chips, a deck of cards, a bil
liard ball, and several pads of mem
bership application blanks,
SEED CORN OUTLOOK
FAR FROM BRIGHT
Special State and Federal Com
mittee Reports on Condi
tions" in Nebraska; Fair
Prices Are Fixed.
The special committee appointed by
the government and ' the Nebraska
State Council of Defense to investi
gate the seed corn situation and to
suggest platys as to how best meet
the problems incidental thereto has
reached the following conclusions:
"From reports gathered which re
veal conditions in the several coun
ties of the state as to the quality of
the 1917 crop, it appears that in nearly
all the counties its germinating ability
is very poor and great care will have
to be taken in selecting ears which
can. be relied, upon to grow. In a
number of counties there are stocks
of th? 1916 crop and most of this corn
can be relied upon for seed. It is
very imperative that these old stocks
shall be first used to supply ipe ae
mands of the communities in which
they are located. '
"County . Councils of Defense and
all local authorities must see to it
that no seed corn is shipped out of
their communities until full provision
is made for their own seed corn re
quirements, thus avoiding the necesi
sity of having to ship in seed which is
not so well adapted for that particular
locality. The committee feels. that it
cannot place too great emphasis as to
the absolute necessity of doing this.
"The question of establishing a
price for seed corn has had the most
careful consideration of the committee
and it has decided that the following
prices are fair and equitable to ootn
buyers and sellers of seed corn:
'The price of seed corn in the state
of Nebraska shall be not more than
$5 per bushel for pure strain (not
mixed) graded, guaranteed 90 per cent
germination test or over and delivered
"Mixed corn, or corn of inferior
quality; shrould be - correspondingly
lower jn price.
"The price of .seed corn selected
from the crib by. the consumer shall
be not more than $3 per bushelV
Dakota County Farmer
v Faces Disloyalty Charge
William Bartels, after narrowly es
caping lynching at the hands of citi
zens of Homer, Dakota county, was
arrested and brought to the Douglas
county jail. The arrest was made
by federal officers under orders from
Attorney General Gregory. Bartels
is charged with being an "lien enemy
and will probably. be sent .to Fort
Douglas, Utah, for internment.
, He is a farmer and owns 360 acres
of land near Homer. He is not a
At, nf hi United States. He has
Kn rtirrmAv tree in exnressinor oro-
Cerman sentiments, and has refused
to buy war bonds or to contribute to
any war activities, according to au
thorities. Ordinance to Regulars
Power Co. Before Council
Ordinance proposing to regulate
Nebraska Power company was re
ceived by city council an-l referred
to committee of the whole for dis
cussion. It is proposed to require the
company to install service connec
tions to any building within 300 feet
of a regular service distributing wire;
also to abstain from holding incom
ing tenants liable for any unpaid obli
gations of former tenants of a build
MRS. G.T. KOUNTZE
SAYS RED CROSS
NEEDS BIG CLUB
Movement Started to Obtain
Use of Exclusive Social"
Headquarters for Period
Mrs. Charles T. Kountze is behind
a movement to induce members of
the Omaha club to turn over their
building to the Red Cross for the
period of the war. The Omaha club
has housed the most exclusive social
functions of the city.
"It is the most patriotic thing the
men could do. After the war, they
could have their building back again.
The 'club 'house is centrally " located
at Twentieth and Douglas streets,
and is ideal for Red Cross heeds,"
said Mrs. Kountze.
"The new Athletic club, now near
ing completion will fill the need "for a
club house. Most members of the;
Omaha club will go to the new club
anyway, so the building might as well
be put to a good "purpose."
Fairfield Not Enthusiastic.
E. M. Fairfield, president of the
club directorate, said he had not been
consulted on the project. "I don't
think much of it, but if the women
bring up the matter, it will be dis
cussed at the annual -meeting and
election Friday night."
"What would you judge the senti
ment of the members to be if the re
quet to give up the building should
be made?" Mr. Fairfield was asked.
"I do not think the members would
give it up unless they thought the
need was urgent," he replied.
"The women say you don't use the
club building very much and the Ath
letic club will take its place," he was
"Well, they don't know. And why
don't they apply to the Athletic club
for space to do their Red Cross
work?" he retorted.
Present Quarters Tod Small. '
"The present Baird building quar
ters are entirely too small Jot the
work we turn out and there are no
more rooms to be secured there on
account of long leases held by other
tenants in the building. A real fac
tory output of work is demanded of
us by war needs, yet ouV women are
carrying on this work under almost
sweatshop conditions. The rooms
are small, dark and too crowded for
us to turn out the amount of work
we should and we are forced to turn
away from 10 to 20 women each day
because we have no place for them
to work," said Mrs. Kountze. -
"The public shop has doubled in the
month since it was-opened, but I feel
that it will take only a short time be
fore even the new quarters will not
be large enough to house their work."
. Mrs. Kountze, who heads the wom
en's service department, has person
ally canvassed all downtown build
ings considered suitable for Red
Cross work in an endeavor to jind
larger quarters. The rental of some
which Mrs. Kountze judged suitable
are prohibitive and the payment
might arouse criticism of the Red
Cross society, she feels. ,
"We will welcome ail rental propo
sitions which will be submitted. The
Red Cross will pay rent. The soci
ety is" not asking tor free quarters "
TELLS OF JUNIOR -HIGH
Superintendent . of Public
Schools of Columbus
Says Must Interest
"We must interest the youngsters
when they enter the seventh grade.
They must be living and not losing
their time," remarked J. H. Francis,
superintendent of public schools at
Columbus, O., in Omaha . who ad
dressed the midyear high school, stu
dents wno were graduated at the Au
ditorium last night.
Mr. Francis was discussing the work
of the junior high school, a compara
tively new institution in American
public school life. He stated that
Columbus has five junior high schools
in operation, .the courses of study be
ing divided into academic, commercial
and manual training and embracing
seventh, eighth and ninth grades.
"When a pupil, particularly a boy,
reaches the seventh grade, he needs
something to interest him and to hold
him in school as long as possible. We
have learned that the regular academic
courses fail to hold most of these
pupils, or at least not interest them,"
he added. ' ''
The Columbus educator explained
that a boy or girl who has completed
f Do Your Buying Early,
Account of Fuel paving Urder.
Grocery and Meat Departments Open Till 6 P. M.
4.,,rrlav Till 7 P.M. '
Use Dodge Street J&ntrance After 5 P. M.
THE CASH SiuKE
QUALITY AT THE RIGHT PRICE
By Buying Your Groceries at Hayden's You Save from
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Zoyc to ouyo on
2 4 -lb. sacks Splendid By Flour. .11.30
H'b. . lacks Pur. By. Grshsm Flour.
10 -lb. sacks But White or Yellow Corn-
meal at .; .. 45c
Omaha Maid Spaghetti or Macaroni, per
pkg, at 'Vie;
24-oa. jara Pure Fruit Preserver 25c.
88-oa. jara Pure Apple Butter 25c i
24-01. jars Pur. Mince Meat .25c.
18-os. cana Condensed Milk. . . . . ..12'jC
No. can Fancy Sweet Sugar Corn, per'
can, at ..12
No. 2 M An Fancy Ripe Tomatoes, 12'te
No. 8 cans Golden Pumpkin. ....... .10c
E. C. Corn Flukes, pk. .......... .7'.e
8 lbs. 'ancy Blue Rose Carolina Rica, 25 e
Large bottle Sweet, Sour, Mixed or Chow
Chow Pickles, per bottle.. ..10c
Jello or Advo Jell. pkg ..Sc
7 bare Cracker Jack Laundry Soap. .28c
6 bars Beat 'Em All, Swift's Pride or
Diamond 0 Roap 24c i
6 bars Pearl White Laundry Soap... 28c,
- DRIED FRUITS FOR PUDDINGS,
PIES AND CAKES
3- Crown Muscatel Raisins, lb t2Ve"
4 - Crown Muscatel Raisins, lb 15c
Fancy California Seedless Raisins, lb. 15e
Fancy Seeded Raisins, pkgr....lOc, 12Vie
Fancy California Evaporated Apples, per
lb., at 15c,
Fancy California Evaporated Muir
Peaches, per lb .18c
Fancy California Prunes, lb 12 Vie
Fancy California Table Figs, lb 20c
Fancy' California Table Figs, pkg.,..10e
Faney Moor Park Apricota, lb .28e
YOUR FAVORITE FISH FRIDAY -
Complata Aortmmt 1 of Am Very Boat Quality Fiah Obtainable!
Always Ja nana ai
Round Whiting, per lb ...10c
Yellow Pike, per lb.. ...20
Round Herring, per lb. ......... .14e
Smelts, per lb lVie
Salmon Steak, lb .23c
Black Cod, lb 18c
Flounders, per lb.. ioc
V It Pays TRY HAYDEN'S FlRSTlt Pays
a junior high school course in his city
is prepared to enter business life with
a- fair working knowledge if the busi
ness he or she will engage in. Those
completing the junior high school
academic course are prepared to con
tinue theip education through the still
higher institutions of learning.
Mr. Francis favors combining com
mercial and technical education in one
institution, rather than maintaining
"Blind Bootlegger" Comes
To Grief in Police Court
John Williams, said by the police
to be the "blind bootlegger" sought
for some time, v. as arraigned in police
court Thursday morning on a charge
of illegal possession of liquor. A quart
bottle of whisky was found in his
pocket when he was arreste i at Thir
teenth and Chicago streets, according
;"Haven't got $100 about you, have
you?" asked Judge Fitzgerald.
"Lawd. man, I haven't got a nickel,"
answered Williams. "Thirty days,"
said the judge. . -
Insurance Man Who Broke
Back in Fall Dies in Hospital
C. M. Smith, Omaha insurance mani
who suffered a broken back Wednes-?
day morning when he fell from a
third story window, died in a hospital
at 2 o'clock Thursday morning. Smith
was found lying between the Hudson
and the Athlone apartment houses..
As Store Closes Early on
uie cost or juiving.
Fancy, California Bartlett Pears, lb. .20c
Condensed Mince Meat, pkg loc
BUY APPLES LESS THAN HALF
.. THE PRICE OF ORANGES
We have car of Fancy Washington
-Jonathan Apples. This' is elegant fruit;
nothing finer for' eating, box... $1.05
. per peck, 12 lbs. ............... .-.60c
' OMAHA'S GREATEST TEA AND
Our famous Golden Santos Coffee, the
talk of Omaha, per lb...... 20c
Diamond H Santos, a fine family coffee,
per lb., at .v. 23c
Porto Rico Blend, a very fin drink, per
lb., at ..27c
Ankola Blend, equal to Coffee sold at
40e a lb., our price........ 30c
Choice Basket-Fired Japan Tea, lb. .40c
Choice Sun-Dried Japan Tea, lb 35c
Choice English Breakfast Tea, lb.... 40c
Fancy Ceylon, Oolong or Gunpowder Tea,
per lb., at.'.- ...59c
Breakfast Cocoa, per lb 25c
OMAHA'S BEST FRESH VEGETABLE
Fancy Cabbage, per lb. . . ; ; 3VaC
Fresh Shallots, Turnips or Carrots, per
bunch, at '. .5c
$ lbs. Faney Rod Cooking Onions. .. .10c
Old Rutabagas. Carrots, Turnips or Beets
per lb., at... 2V,c
Faney Bermuda Onions, lb.... Be
Fancy Head Lettuce, head TVtC
Fancy Cauliflower per lb lJVic
Faney Parsley, large bunches 5c
Faney Sweet Potatoes, lb.. ...7 Vic
Faney Pascal Celery, bunch. 25c
Canadian Crappies, per lb
Pollock Steak, per lb 17Vic
Pickerel, per lb.... 15c
Lake Trout, per lb. . , 24 Vic
Halibut Steak, per lb 25c
Fresh Crabs, each.... 35c
A .AmnUtj lin nf hftit nufiKtv smok
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