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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 7, 1918)
THE BEE: OMAHA. JTHUKSD AY, FEBRUARY 7, 1918.
POTATO DAY IS NEW- ;
trators will urge merchants in their
respective communities to sell pota
toes at a reduced price and urge the
consumption of the potato.
The state food administration first
got in touch witL some local commis
sion men and got their promise that
they would do all in theirvpower tc.
keep the price of potatoes from being
boosted as a rfsnlt of the institution
of potato day. Consumers are watch
ing this with a great deal of interest.
No Price Increase.
There are' large quantities of po
tatoes in the state in the hands of the
growers. The food administrator
urges that the price of potatoes for
potato day should not be higher than
at the present time. The present
fixed price .for Omaha is from 2Vi to
to sell potatoes as a substitute along
with vfhert flour on the basis of four
pounds of potatoes to. one pound of
flour. In making such sales, however,
merchants are not to be allowed to
sell more than one 48-pound sack of
flour to one customer, nor to substi
tute potatoes for more than one half
JHRIFT STAMPS GO
mentioned by many as ifraking it easy
to carry on the sale of war savings
stamps in a large way vut in the state.
Mr. Burgess was highly pleased as
the telegramaj poured in, for among
letting them feel that the , responsi
bility is theirs. ; -,
.- Platte County's Report.
A telegram .from C C. Goodrich,
chairman, and C. M.. Gruenther, sec
retary, of the Platte county organiza
tion Tuesday, announced that with 65
districts reported and 15 districts es
war savings for Nuckolls county,
wires that $140,000 worth of war sav
ings stamps were sold or,, pledged
yesterday Jn Nuckolls-V county and
that many of the districts; hare not'
yet been canvassed. :-";r;
Reports to Railroads Say 4
ONE TO REMEMBER
FAST OUT IN STATE
them he found one from Frank A.
Van Derlip, chairman of the national
war . savings committee, , congtatur
,Spuds Will Occupy Limelight
on Thursday of Each Week;
food Administration Is- 1
. . fues Order. K .
Potato - day - has come to pass.
Thursday of each week is now des
ignated by Food Administrator Wat
tles as potato day. Mr.- Wattles
makes the designation by authority
of the federal food administration at
Washington. ' .
On that day county food adminis-
Burgess Estimates That All
Counties, Will Oversubscribe
Their . Quota by
the total amount-of wheat flour sold.
Iating Aebraska on its fine work, and
stating that the Nebraska committee
through its work brought cheer to the
national headquarters and had stim
ulated' the entire country.
Nebraska now leads the entire
United States in the progress made in
war savings and the state directors
from other states are wiringMr.
Burgess to learn how to do it. Mr.
Burgess -modestly remarked that it
was merely a matter of selecting good
men for the state organization, such
as county and town chairmen, and
timated the subscriptions for baby
bonds will total $483,000 outside of
; Spring Is Headed This Way
i Reports to the railroads ' indicate
that all through the west, if spring;
has- not arrived, it 'is headed this
way: Temperatures in .Nebraska
started in at 24 to 40 degrees above
zero, with the warmest -tout la the
western counties of the state.
Reports from Colorado were of
temperatures of 24 to 45 , and from
Wyoming, 24 to 38 degrees above
zero. Clear and calm is the rale.
Burglars Steal Quantity of
" ; Lard Hams and' Meats
Burglars, with anti-Hoover pro
clivities, robbed the C. H. Marquard
store, 2003 Cuming street, of 31
hams. 7 bails of lard and a ouantitv
Columbus, and that large results are
expected from the campaign in Co
lumbus which will follow immediate
ly, Mr. Gruenther and Mr. Goodrich
have worked out a plan of selling war
savings stamps which will be given
out in detail to - the other county
chairman as soon as it can be out
lined.; Mr. Gruenthers' own sdhool
district oversubscribed its quota four
times. ., ' - . , .
JjE. Portyood, county chairman of
A flood of telegrams poured into
the office of Ward M. Burgess, state
director of war savings-, Wednesday
announcing the splendid progress that
is being ruade by the counties of the
state in the first big drives for large
sales of war savings stamps.
The injeexamp1e setby Omaha is
of meats. ;
Mrs. M. E. Kelbourme's home.
3 cents per pound, according to grade. I
3868 California street, , was robbed of
a quantity of jewelry and clothing.
Un potato day, the state food ad-
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DON'T MISS IT : 1
GREATEST' SENSATION OF THE YEAR
i moe iviaraeL or aioux utv. m.. to
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, TAKEN OVEfe
PANOR SHOE CO.
Be Closed Out
Sale Stkrts Tisursdap Morhm at IS 12:lBouglas Street
SHOE MARKET CO.,
Sioux dity, Iowa.
, , ' Thousands and Thousands of Dollars' Worth of High Grade Shoes to Be Sold Less Than Wholesale. A Wonderful Shoe Bargain Even for
v ; z the People of Omaha. EVERY MAN, WOMAN ANF CHILD SHOULD GET SHOES NOW. ;-J ; ;A-.;
Come Reathei Benefit Bargains You Can't Resist?
. - 7 ; uWHBfr WE,TBKOW0PEN .THiB DOORS"THOTSi)AY MORNINaAT 9 O'CLOCK, BE IN LINE WITff THE CROWDS. 'WPr
' FOR MEN
REGULAR $16.00 YALUES
You know what the name Johnson & Mur
phyi means, ;
and if you
want ax pair,
known to bo ,
fho best we
ibffer them '.;.
to you in
'this sale, at
Men's Dress SHOES
SHOE MARKET'S 600
Gun metal calf in EnglisL
button or blucher styles',
, vith leather or rubber soles.
Our price in Jhis sale, at-r-
v v i Moren ..900 t Pairs ' W " j .
,' i iSHOE MARKET Co" ' ai - I
. ; $4 and $5 Shoes . n '; :
' - FOR LADIES 1
V V -V ; lvHarffains r
I (J I P ;:Button'.Lace Style, jf ! ;
A . ? Welt and turn soles, pa- J " j
L tent and kid tons, all kid ". I'
!' shoes black, white tops, y vj i
' rroken'luies, wonderful 1 T7 J
jj - bargain. Our rice, only, " m
Ladies's Novelty Boots
SHOE MARKET PRIOE, $6, $7, $8
Gray Boots, White Boots, Brown' Boots, .
Combination Boots, with fine cloth top
to match; English walking boots, tan and
black, a n d v v VV '"N
dressy boots, Uju f j Q 1 0 J
with covered l I V. (r
Louis heels. P)h'J IUJ
this big sale,
Men's Extra Serviceable Shoes
ONE BIG LOT SHOE MARKET'S
' 350 STYLES , ' ,
, ken's black blucher, Tottm or English
styles vill be sold by us, at only.
Men's Four-Buckle S
-Men's four-buckle, cloth overshoes, with
extra neavy soles, go m this sale for. . . .
LADIES' HOUSE SLIPPERS
SHOE MARKET'S PRICE, $1.50 to $2.00 '
Patent Tip J uliets, with rubber vin ""N
side, also Princess Patterns, with ' CfO
nand-turn sojies, a" dandy house
slipper for ladies., Our price while
they last, only;; . .vv;. i
- ' BEST QUALITY. ; ;
For high or low heels, in sandal or
foot hold styles, go in this sale, at
Fleeced Lined $1.7$ Values ; s
Fine black serge overshoes, with I
fleece lining, in one-buckle styles, 'JT I
go in this sale, only.............
Ladies' Famous Wicherts$io ud $12 Boots
AV1U uua UWA
Beautiful Gray Kid, Brown Kid,
i ituu ijiuuse auu xwacK xua UOOIS,
with wood covered Louis hftelsl
. At.!. 1 1 7
go m xms saie, ar. ........... ...
Ladies' Brown Kid
And Tan Walking Boots
SHOE MARKETlPRIC?, $8.00
Styles Waljdng Boots in all brown
kid and tan calf with the new walk
ing heels, also tan combination cloth
top boots. Our price u this sale,
special, at only v "
Ladies' Kid Boots
: BLACK LACE
SHOE MARKET'S PRICE, $5.Go'
s Beautiful soft black kid boots, 8 and
9 inches high, with Louis heels. Our
price in this great sale only, at
sv $2.50 Values.
Gun tiletal button
, sizes, good wear
' ing shoes, go at. ,
Misses' and Children's
Shoes : . '
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Dull-leather or Q
patent leather, rj
cloth ofltid tops,
go inth!s sale, t
Jargairis for Biys and Girls and Little Tot
Soft kid, hand
turn patent or
shoes go in this
Tan. Hi-Cut r
storm shoes, 'go
in this sale, at
Fancy colors and
go in this sale, at
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