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VOL. XLVH NO. 293.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 25, 1918.
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Rabbi Cohn Delivers Sermon.
, Recounting Changes Within
Past Ten Years; Banquet
Planned Sunday Night.
Rededication services were held
Friday night at Temple Israel, Park
avenue and Jackson streets, to mark
the tenth anniversary of the dedication
of the present edifice, -which is the
house of worship for the reform Jews
of this city.
Rabbi Frederick Cohn delivered the
sermon, using as his subject, "Ten
Years in the New Temple."
"Through the past 10 years we have
seen may changes," said Rabbi Cohn.
"We have seen our children grow up
to men and women, our loved ones
leave our sides and the beginning of
.the worldwide conflict. During this
lime one thing has not changed. That
is. Judaism. Through this time re
formed Judaism, always progressive,
has seen some changes, but the glori
ous principles of Judaism, which have
endured for 4,000 years, have seen no
change. We thank God for all that He
has given trs, and earnestly pray that
He may be with us yet in the years to
Services opened with the singing of
"America" by the whole congregation.
The usual Friday night service was
read, following which the dedication
anthem, written for and sung at the
dedication of the temple in 1908, was
sung. "Memories" was played imme
diately before the sermon.
The work on the temple began in
1907. The original cost was $65,000.
Recently improvements have been
added at a cost of $5,000. Rabbi Cohn
made an effort in 1916 to reduce the
debt, which is now about $10,000. Dur
ing the campaign attout $7,250 was
raised by Dr. Cohn.
Children's Floral Service.
A children's floral service will be
held this morning at the temple. The
children of the religious school will
enter the temple, led by Boy Scouts
and bearing flags and flowers. The
flower service will be given. "Religion
and Patriotism" will be Dr. Cohn's
subject. National airs will be sung by
A banquet will be given' Sunday
night at the Blackstone. About 225
guests are expected. Toasts will be
given by the officers of the congrega
tion, by its past presidents and by the
heads of the temple organizations. Mr.
William Holzman will be toastmaster.
Churches to Hold Union
Meeting on Decoration Day
A union prayer meeting in accord
ance with the president's proclamation
designating Thursday, May 30, as a
national day of devotion, will be held
at the Lowe Avenue Presbyterian
church v next Thursday morning at
8:30 o'clock. The Clifton Hill Pres
byterian and Walnut Hill Methodist
churches will unite with the Lowe
Avenue Presbyterian church in this
Building Laborers Ask
For Increase in Wages
Omaha Building Laborers' union
has presented to the building con
tractors of the city the following scale
of wages, to go into effect June 1
Building laborers of all descriptions,
50 cents per hour; mortar mixers and
plaster tenders, 55 cents per hour,
eight hours to constitute a day's labor,
time and one half over scale to be
paid for overtime and double time
for Sundays and holidays.
"Our organization," said Jack Cas
son, chairman of the union's execu
tive board, "in trying to increase the
wages and better the conditions of our
fellowmcn is doing a duty which also
may be classed as patriotic. We ask
no special favors; all we want is a
square deal for every man in our
line o: work."
These laborers now are getting 40
and 45 cents an hour. Their wages
a year ago this spring were 35 cents
Benson & Thome Aid Girls
In Drive for Summer Camp
The Young Women s Christian as
sociation is making a drive for money
to improve Camp Brewster, the busi
ness girls' summer, camp. ... .
The Benson & Thome store has of
fered the girls the use of the mez
ranine floor for "Saturdav and will
give them ice cream for an ice cream
and cake sale. 1 en gins irom ine
Ali1i. -IhH witl tirvf Th booths
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store closes. . -
Tickets are now on sale. John C.
Wharton bought the first ticket and
refused to accept any change for the
$20 bill which he gave for it.
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