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THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1918.
'Brie) City News
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WK! IE TO MAYOR
Communication from Men Sets
Reasonable Wage and Union
Rights First! Say Should
v Get Money.
Denying that they have threat
ened tn ntlit thpir nlarpc nr ar h
ing urged to do so by persons outj'
side the fire department, and exl jr,
Dresstn&r reeret that th ma.tw nf
patriotisn should be made an issue
and the city commission, members
of the Fire Fighters' union Monday
addressed a reply to Mayor SmitYs;
published statement. '
"Tho situation is in your hands,
Mrft Mayor," reads an extract from
the icommunication. "If you don't
want the firemen to quit their jobs
all you have to do is to find a way
to pay a reasonable wage and to
withdraw your objection, in com
pilance with the Wat Labor Board's
suggestion, to our guaranteed right I mostly caused by smoke.
Lighting Hxtures. Burgess-Granden
Have Koot Print It Beacon Press.
Or. Frank Simon, suite 713, Oma
ha National Bank Bldg.
Outdoor Srrvlro Weather permit
ting, First Church ot Christ, Scientist,
Twenty-fourth apd St. Mary's ave
nue, will hold an outdoop service this
ewriing in front of the church.
Marries Four ThoAsaml Glen
Bockhacker and Miss Evelyn John
son of Omaha were married by Rev.
Charles W. Savldge Monday morn
ing. He states he has now married
4,000 couples. N
Go to Cousin's Funeral City Com
missioner Butltr and J. P. Butler
left last night for Ottawa, 111., to
ttend the funeral of tneir cousin.
heresa Butler, who died sudenly of
Omaha's Bank The bureau of
publicity announces that Omaha was
in second place last week in receipts
of sheep, fourth In cattle and hogs,
third in corn receipts, fifth in oats
and sixth in wheat.
Funeral Services of Mary Myers
The funeral servcles of Mary Edna
Meyers-was held this morning at 9:30
o'ciock in the Hoffman Funeral
Home and at 10 o'clock in St. Ce
.Snioke Dnninges Residence The
fire department was called to the
home of Frank Carey, S21 Park ave
nue, Monday afternoon to extinguisn
a small fire. The damage was slight.
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ueiong to any labor union
iliQOse, -whether affiliated with
American Federation of Labor
The letter also states that if the
firemen should take steps fd quit
their places "it will not be until the
War Labor Board has passed finally
on their grievances." and notifica
tion of such step will be given "in
time for the government's interests
, to be protected1."
The firemen deny ''emphatically
that- there' is anything unpatriotic
or disloyal in their attitude in the
controversy and an indirect request
is made to stop "attempts at in
timidation which are beingVade by
personal requests, through tlJe chief,
to captains , who have faithfully
served the city for 15 to 20 years
'and who wotfld lose thereby rights
to pension and relief funds, to either
resign from the department or from
their positions or from the Fire'
Klnger to Stop Dice Games Po-
I lice Commisisoner Binder has or
I dered Chief of DetecMes Bripgs to
'-dose nil "26" and dice Karnes found
operating in the city, as well as to
investigate the. report that cisrarets
are being sold in a number of places.
Former Omaha Pastor in Xcw
York Rev. Dr. H. Percy Silver,
formerly rector at Church f( this
flood Shepherd and chaplain at Fort
Crook, is now the rector of the Epis
copal Church of the Incarnation in
New York City, having- assumed his
duties last we$k. Dr. Silver has
been chaplain at V. Point acad
Hiiv for the last five S'ears.
Distribute "Flu" Bulletins The
Chamber of, Commerce is distribu
ting a lari?e number of the Univer
sity of Nebraska college of medicine
bulletins on Spanish influenza to the
employes of large concerns in Oma
ha. The bulletin tells all about the
"flu" and gives full details of how
to providu- against it. Copies can
be obtained i)t the Chamber of Com
merce. Flno llveplaee youo- nt Punderiand's.
SCOUTS IN MOVE
Tract dn Wiley's Point Being
Considered by Executive
Board for New
Plans for the establishment of a
permanent weelc-end carrp on
Wileys Point between Child's Point
and the river, and South Side and
Bellevue. were discussed at a meet
ing of the Omaha Boy Scouts ofc
cutive board at scout headquarters
Walter Head, president of the
executive board, appointed J. E.
Beveridge, superintendent ' of
Schools, A. B. Currie, and Dr. E. H.
Bruening, a committee of three to
survey the ground with a -view to
erecting permanent buildings.
"We did not enter into formal
agreements at the meeting," said
Scout Executive G. M. Hoyt. "We
cannot do that until National Field
Commissioner Cross of New York
reaches Omaha and we get his
Commissioner Cross has been
wired to come to Omaha by Scout
"We also must consult with the
Burlington Railway company," con
tinued Mr. Hoyt, "before any defi
nite steps can be taken. The tract
lies close to the railway and we
need the co-operation of the com
pany to put up flagstops in danger-
! oils places aud'also to build cross-
ings if a road should be built,
j Camp Director Needed,
i "There is also the problem of a
permanent paid camp director who
would have to live at the Point.
This constitutes one of the biggest
problems for it would have to be a
man who is well trained in scout
work and who would be a capable
"The most wc can hope for for
this fall is a place for hikes. The
river washes logs along the shore
at the tract and the v boys could
make lumber out of these logs and
build their shacks which Would re
lieve the financial situation for the
"We are almost positive that we
will take the tract and use it for
hikes this fall, but outside ofthat
our plans are still very hazy."
Food Thieves Get Big Haul
in ZeivGrocery jobbery
Evidently the thieves who broke
into the Louis Zeiv grocery, Twenty-seventh
and California streets,
late last night, did so with
an --idea of laying in a supply oi
groceries for the coming winter.
Their loot included 500 pounds of
granulated sugar, 50 pounds of
brown sugar, 100 pounds of bacon,
eight strips of choice bacon, 100
pounds of lard, and 100 pounds of
cheese. In addition 70 cents in pen
nies and 100 assorted postage
stamps are reported missing.
Entrance was effected by break
ing down a rear door.
William Burke, 702 North Six
teenth street, reported to police that
last night, his soft drink parlor was
broken into, and $15 worth of ci
gars, cigarettes and tobacco taken.
South Side Physician Is
Arrrested on Federal Charge
Dr. Henry J. Aberly, South Side
physician, was arrested Tuesday by
federal officials, charged with viola
tion of the Harrison anti-narcotic
act. It is alleged that Dr. Aberly
was selling morphine without a per
mit. He was released on his own
cognizance to appear at next term
of federal court,
Carpenter Is Bruised
In Fall From Scaffold
While working on a building at
Nineteenth and Howard streets on
Tuesday, J. H. Serb, a carpenter,
slipped and fell from a scaffolding to
the grqund, 16 feet below. Serb was
badly bruised about the leftihip and
shoulder. The injured man was tak
en to St. Joseph's hospital.
Even( Woman of Any Training
at All is Asked to Assist
in Fighting Epidemic
Many Omaha women are offering
their services to the Visiting Nurse
association to aid influenza suf
ferers. Mrs. J. A. Tancock, whose
husband and son are in France, ap
plied several days ago and was as
signed to duty in a family of five, all
stricken with the epidemic She has
stayed on the job day and night and
her patients all are improving.
"I am going home to rest for a
day or two," Mrs. Tancock told
Miss McCabe, superintendent of the
Visiting Nurses, "and then I will
take another. case if you need me."
Other women who are volunteer
ing their services are Miss Florence
Brooker, Mrs. N. Brandow, Miss
Dorothy Brown, Mrs. Frank Ellick,
Mrs. Katherinc Grier, Miss Gran
beck, Mrs. Edith Hennesey, Miss
Mildred Hansen, Mrs. Bertha
Hardy. Miss Doris Johnson, Mrs. E.
Jones, Miss Ella Kent, Miss Loretta
Kennedy, Mrs. Jessie Laermaker,
Miss Eva Newton, Miss May Post,
Miss Anna Sorensen, Mrs. Herbert
Rogers and Miss Alice Buchanan.
"A few of these women are
trained liurses, but most of them
are society women or girls who
work during the day and ca-n only
give their services at night," said
Miss McCabe. "All are doing
splendid work and saving, valuable
lives. I wish we had more of them."
leiepnone cans are constantly
coming in to the office and it is im
possible 'to supply sufficient nurses.
Any one, no matter how little
trained, is of assistance, as there are
several families where, every mem
ber is ill and they must be cared for.
Tuesday, October 15, 1918-
-STORE NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY
IT li urc too bad
'that Admiral Perry
iiicovered the jporth
fole a while back.
Kaieer Bill will be
headed thence pret
ty shortly and will
do the job (or
What I more,
he'll have his entire
army ot kamcrads
can't be any question
as to whether he grot
there or not. The
only question Is
where will he go
after we push him
off'n the pole?
A Sensational Offering for
Wednesday ot Smart New
Gifts for ,
Every American soldier in the
European battle fields has or
will have a Christmas parcVl
label; just one. '
This be will mail iome and the
recipient (next kin, the order
reads) may, mail a package not
larger than 3x4x9 inches to the
soldier but not later than
Will help you shop, to fill the
box after you get the label
none otherwise mailed.
Burfest-Nash to. Main Floor
Ready- to- Wear Banded Hats
At a Price that is About One-Third That
Which They Were Intended to Sell
Christmas Gift Suggestions
Beautiful Linens That
Would, Be Most Acceptable
NOTHING is more-appreciated than a piece of
handsome linen. And it is such a practical
gift, too. ,
Luncheon Napkins $3.85
Madeira luncheon napkins, made of a very fine, round
thread, Irish linen, with neat scalloped edge and hand em
broidered design in corner; Va dozen in a box and priced at
Pillow Cases $3. 75 K.
Pure linen pillow cases of Irish manufacture, fine quali
ty, with neat hemstitched ends; suitable for hand embroid
ery work; size 45x36 inches, at $3.75 a pair.
Hot Roll Covers $1.25
Made of pure Irish linen, with hemstitched edge and
hand embroidered designs on four corners; moderately
priced, at $1.25 each.
Guest Towels 40c and 50c
Pure linen of Irishmanufacture, with neat hemstitched
ends, also damask borders; an unusual value at40c and 50c
each. . A. ' .
Bur teas-Nash Cev- Mihs Floor.
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WE anticipate a generous response and have provided for jusj; such an occasion. The mere announce
ment should crowd this section with enthusiastic buyers, the minute the doors open, eager to share
in th wonderful values.
The offering includes Gage sailors and pthelf high
! class makes made of the. finest quality hatters' plush
and Lyons velvet in black and a wide range of colors.
There are large flat sailors, side roll jaunty effects, turned up backs, etc. And there's practically every
new and wanted shape. Not one hat but what was intended to retail at more than double the price
Wednesday. 7 . "
NOTE None sent C. O. D. No phone or mail orders accepted. No exchanges.
. Burgass-Nash Co -"-Second Floor.
These Are the Days
To Fully Enjoy New
$25.00, $29.50 and $35.00
rpHERE are. in this beautiful assort
JL ment tailored suits that are dis
tinctive suits that have th" little extra
features such A3 fancy buttons, belts and
braid trimmings that give a touch of indi
viduality toMhe suit.
As there is a varied selection of styles,
, we are certain you will find justthe
suit that is best suited to you, and at
these prices, which we are featuring for
Wednesday, you will find uncommon
They are made of such materials as
serge, poplin and gabardine, in the new
colors, including: ' '
Navy, Black, Brown, Plum, Taupe
Burress-Nask Cev Second Floor.
One-Minute Store Talk
"When the history of 191718 is published there are ttoro
that ought to be mentioned for their share in winning the war.
You're Cot it coming; You've value that are positiyely astonish
ing," said shrewd customer.
Compare Today, not one day too toon for your
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IT IS your inherent right to look
prosperous and appear successful.
A feeling of; ability, confidence,
the will to fight against odds, comes
from wearing ckthes that encourage
'these qualities. There is no greater
factor in your success than correct
command the approval of good dress
ers. w Their perfectness in detail of
manufacture, individual styles and
dependable fabrics stamp them for
immediate recognition by the thrifty
buyer. Men, Now's the Time to Buy
Winter Overcoats, $15 to $85
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The Telephone Bill
li a Small Item in the Family Expense
According to statistics, the average family income is expend
about like this:
Food .., r. .. 35 per cent
Rent 20 per cent
Clothing , 16 per cent
Fuel and Light 6 per cent
Insurance,' Savings, etc. 7 per cent
House Furnishings ,4 per cent
" Education and Amusements 4 per cent
Sickness 3 per cent
TELEPHONE , 2 per cent
Incidentals .3 per cent
Almost the smallest item in the family budget is the monthly
telephone bill Yet the service the telephone renders is very great
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