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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 1917.
BUILDING TRADES THREATEN STRIKE Contractors, However, May Anticipate Hove by Effect ,ing a Lockout. ELECTRICIANS IN COUET OMAHA LAD JOINS MARINES AND WHITES ABOUT IT. With die strikers in some of the building trades in Omaha talking of calling a general strike in all of the building trades for May 1, and the contractors at the same time talking of instituting a general lockout on that date, prospects just now are that building activities will be tied up after the first of the month. While all operations and plans are veiled in the greatest secrecy, it is known that the contractors have been holding frequent meetings and that a lockout has been tentatively agreed upon s plan to attempt to force the strikers in tome of the building trades to Com back to work under the old conditions. General-Strike May Result. At the same time the union men are talking of bringing about a gen eral walkout 'if the temporary injunc tion now standing against the Elec trical Workers' union No. 22 in Oma ha is made permanent. The hearing in Judge Leslie's court is set for to morrow, April 26. If the injunction is made permanent the union men say they will interpret this as putting the jobs mentioned in the injunction un der police protection. The rules of the international unions in the build ing trades are- that no one craft may ri-main nn a buildins iob which has ' been put under police protection by . the courts. The' temoorarv injunction now standing against the electrical work ers' union restrains its members from interfering with nonunion men who . ire working on the jods tne union electrical workers-abandoned because they did not get the increase in pay asked lor. Union Pacific to Assist Those Who Go to thp Front - "It is the desire of the manaW' ' ment of these companies to assist, as far as it is practicable to do so. the i employes who enlist in the military service," is a part of the text of a ', circular issued by E. E Calvin, presl , dent of the Union Pacific and Oregon Short Line, the roads making up the r Union Pacific system. ' ' President Calvin asserts that the Union Pacific lines will not bind ' themselves, to, keep open any posi ' tion, or give employment at the ter . mination of auch military service, but that those a who "return with a clear , record, or who can properly be re- employed, will retain their pension ' ! rights, will be given reinstatement of insurance rights without being, re quired to await the one-ye!.r period, as in the case of new employes, and their seniority rights will be held for them as far as can be consistently done. . . ...' Employes of the system who enlist , are requested to furnish to the heads 4 of departments where err ployed, lists of members of families in order, that the company may find possible em ployment, ' '. Railroads Have Task to Find Men to Do Work Two dollars a day for working on the section-is the wages that railroads are paying their men, or at least would pay them if there were those who would take the jobs. Last year section men were paid $1.75 per day. Early this spring the wages were advanced to $1.85 and Monday they were jumped to $2. Even at these wages the railroad of ficials assert that men will not work. ' On the streets of the cities and in the larger towns railroad officials as sert that there are targe numbers of idle men, who apparently arc seeking work, but when approached with propositions to accept employment ' they are found to be looking for easy work, where the wages are high and . little to do. Police Find Another Epidemic of Coca'ne Omaha police believe that another "dope trust" ia operating in thia city. W. C Stevens, who is charged with keeping a disorderly house at 614 North Seventeenth street, had three boxes of cocaine with him when Ser geant Russell and Officers Chapman and Cunningham- nabbed him Tues day night. He was booked for inves tigation because, he was in possession if h. Jnn. J. Olson,' vagrant, 'who was' arrest ed at Twelfth and Cass streets, hal one box of cocaine! with him. "It looks as though Omaha Is to be the victim of another dope plague," said Lity Prosecutor McGuire. The police have found much "snow" re cently on many prisoners." Ton of Counterfeit 1 " Coins Melted Down Washington, April 25. The Treas ury department today completed de struction of nearly a ton of counter feit coins, representing a fictitious value of $50,000 bogus United States currency of $75,000 face value, and about $2,000,000 counterfeit Mexican paper money, all seized by secret service agents "Within the last vear t Thia was the largest single quantity t of counterfeit' money destroyed for a number of years and represents the most important" captures in the last year; mainly on the Pacific coast. The currency was burned and the coins made principally of lead, ymelted and yui ftc used tor window weights. NlY. .... a EDWIN GOULD. Edwin Gould, son of H. R. Gould, 1919 Binney street, who enlisted from here in the United States marines, has arrived at the Marine barracks on Paris Island, near Port Royal, S. C, according to word received by his mother. Young Gould writes there are over 5,000 men, about 2,000 of them rookies, at the barracks. Many of them, he says, are from the east and south, very few from the middle west. He writes that some of the boys of the west should be made to go to the front so that the west would be, better represented. Short Shrift Given Bandit Duo by Jury In Criminal Court Joseph Turner and Frank Lake were found guilty of robbery by a district court jury, which deliberated less than thirty minutes. The alleged robbers were charged with having looted the grocery store of fred Hawkins, Thirty-second and Burt streets, in the sensational "ice box" rpbbery on February 22. Turner and Lake, after locking the grocer in an ice box, robbed his store and then escaped in a stolen automo bile, being captured later by the po lice, following a motor car chase through the streets. They were tried before Judge Sears, sitting in crim inal court They will be sentenced next week. Fairmont Creamery Files Capitalization Amendment The Fairmont Creamery comoanv. one of the largest creameries in the country,, has reincorporated with a capital stock oi $3,000,000. The for mer capital was $2,500,000. J. H. Rushton, president: E. T, Rector, vice president; E. F, Howe, secretary, and Oeorge W. bumner, treasurer, hied the amended articles. Mr. Rushton said: "We are merely reincorporating with a larger capital. No particular significance it attached to the increase in working capital. One of Reputed Owners of Lake Side Place Arrested John Ford, said to be one of the two owners of the Lake Side resort, formerly known as Shey-Shey'i place, was sweated last night by sheriff's deputies on a warrant sworn out by Sheriff Clark, Ford is charged with selling liquor after hours. Sheriff Clark says, he sent a depu ty and four young men to the resort, where he declares they bought drinks early in the morning. Visiting Nurses Commence Care of : Tubercular Folks . Mrs. Winifred McCoy of the Visit ing Nurse association of Omaha has started her special work of caring for tubercular patients. She visited four weeks at the state hospital at Kearney, where she studied the care of victims of the white plague. The Visiting Nurse association has fiftv patients who will be attended by Mrs. Rotarians May Help Boys Get Farm Work Omaha ift ak nf tli .t,.J by the Rotariant to establish a bureau for boys' farm labor, but the local Rotary club has not yet formulated plans for the Omaha campaign. A mecunjj oi me ooara ot directors, however, will be held shortly, plans wit! ht manner) mtt lin an A U operation of the' Board of Education asKta. New Hair .Remover In - Demand, Say Druggistt (Vhtimctlm ftrmtvea Boete ud An!) , tflarv.tlte VlrtUei at phelmlot tit hair rtraevtr Jcawi g earalty known, dnurvtitf tn thlr Country hnvt hn having a really itro nil nary draand tot thta rtnurkablt rwJmty Th fact that it actually rtmovta th torn rxfor vne'a. Very welt M the, aurl&co hair, fat of eouri mainly rporiflfil for it lara- and Iturenjilrtr aal. Th niw method ta not to b romuared sit at) with the, uiual depilatory, tortrlcal or miw proctwt. it li ntlrly aafe, non trrttfcttnr. -non-polaonoua, adorltM nd In aununeouat A atlck of phelactlnv, uad tit t.iwdanr with th almpla Instruction! whij'h w ompny it, ran b purchased any inr on a money-bark tnji, nn certain la u io autuuy aua aeugiu tne tutor.--Adv. FARMERS ENDORSE MEW LABOR BDREAD More Applications Made for Help Than Exchange Agency Can Fill. GOOD CHANCE FOB BOYS Farmers are taking a lively interest in the efforts of the Live Stock ex change to provide them with labor for the soming summer; in fact, more applications are coming in for men than the exchange can fill. The pros pects for school boys to spend the summer on the farms are better than ever. ' A. F. Stryker, secretary of the ex change, has received many requests from . good strong, husky lads for places on the farms. "These boys don't know a lot about farming, but what they lack in knowledge they make up in willingness to do any kind of work and they vill faithfully dis charge any duties assigned them," said Mr. Stryker. "The farmers will do well if they give the boys a place; they will be valuable long before the crops are harvested; incidentally it will be the means of giving many a worthy boy a chance to go to school next year. Co-operation of this kind is the spirit that impelled the ex change to install he free labor bu reau in order to secure the greatest crop this year that the world 'has ever known, and we'll get it, too." , Farmers Need Help. "One of the problems of Nebraska today is the demand for farm work ers. There are many opportunities for our school boys, particularly those of the high schools, said State Rep resentative J. A. Ollis of Ord, who is president of the State Board of Agri culture. He concluded his labors in the leg islature on Tuesd..y and is now in Omaha to begin his work as an ap praiser for the federal farm loan bank. His first trip for the bank will be into Kimball county. Representative Ollis has an exten sive knowledge of farm conditions and values of this state. He expects a great yield from Nebraska soil this yef. Hold Police in Reserve For the Rum-Wake Grief Chief of Police Dunn has ordered all patrolmen and detectives to report at the police station on Saturday and Monday evenings as a precautionary measure in connection with the last few days of licensed liquor sales in Omaha. "It has been the experience of other cities that just before prohibition goes into effect there are some celebrants who think it fitting to observe the oc casion by putting a few extra drinks under their belt. While we are not anticipating anything serious along this line in Omaha, yet we intend to be prepared tor emergencies which may arise here and there," explained the chief. Uniformed and plain clothes men will be held at the station readv for "first aid" calls which may be re ceived. Next Monday evening at 8 o'clock 350 saloons of Greater Omaha will be closed and forthwith the city will en- ter into a regime of prohibition for the first time m its history. Citizens are putting in stocks of li quors for medicinal purposes. Nebraska City Woman And Children Missing Mrs. Nellie Bell, 35 years old, left her home in Nebraska City Tuesday with her two children. Ten minutes after Omaha police were advised to watch for her, Charles Jones, former clerk at the Globe hotel, "checked out" at the State hotel in this city, Jones was a friend of Mrs. Bell, and police believe they boarded the same train. Mrs. Bell is described as wearing "widow's weeds" and carrying a red- leather suitcase, . She had her two boys with her. They are 8 and 4 years old, respectively. Marriage License Crop Is Now Most Erratic Marriage licenses continued to be issued on an erratic basis. On some davs there are manv certi. ficates issued, while on others only a handful of prospective "marrying couples snow up. Nearly a score of licenses were is- sued Tuesday. A lone applicant put in an appearance up till noon Wed nesday. "Marriage license desk" has been decorated with American flags and a miniature Daner edition of Old Glory is now pasted on each certifi cate issued. Tiny Recruit Eating Constantly , to Build Ud for Examination Harold Milholland, Missouri Valley lad who walked almost thirty miles to join the National Guard, and then was turned down because under the required weight, is now getting much help in his efforts to "feed up." The lad got a job at a restaurant and spent all his spare time eating. He gained five pounds in about htteen hours, and started in to acquire three or four pounds more that he needed to meet the requirements. rirst Sergeant Kinzey of Company D of the Guard offered to take Harold home and help him build up weight. A prominent society matron also of fered to take the lad into her home and let him feast from morn tilt night. Ihat kind of patriotic volunteer de serves help," she told Adjutant Art McShane. Admits He Threatened to Kill Brother for Debt A. W. Richardson, former vice president of the Lincoln Pure Butter company at Lincoln and now a box- maker at $13 a week, is locked in the local jail on the ch rge of threatening to kill his brother, Walter W. Kich ardson, president of the Alfalfa But ter company of Omaha. "Yes, I threatened to kill him," said the prissier, "but I didn't intend to do it. I v.nted to scare him so that he would pay me $13,000 which he owes me." Detectives Dolan and Lahey grabbed A. W. Richardson after he had entered the office of the Alfalfa Butter company in Eleventh street, pulled a revolver from his (lip pocket and leveled it at his brother. The po licemen were planted there because Walter Richardson had received from the man now in jail a letter stating that he was coming to Omaha to de mand payment of a $13,000 debt. Sues Husband for Divorce Because He Says She is Daffy Matilda Kirschkopf, suing Edward Kirschkopf for divorce in district court, alleges that he is seeking to have her confined in an insane asy lum at Lincoln, Neb., against her will. She asserts he annoys her continually in his alleged efforts to obtain evi dence that she is mentally defective. The divorce Action states that she is the owner - of, considerable Omaha property.- - . 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