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Today. ' NEW BILLS ARE FOUND If They?are. Sustained Trial Likely Will Go Ov j er. : '. (Special, to The West Wirnlan.) ? PAIIKER8BURO, Jan. 14.?Argu ments onra motion to quash the In dictment* returned by the Federal ; ^%.Grand Jury against those connected .vV-iiijwltlf/the Fairmont post office ease it'/ are being heard before Judge Dayton today. ^ttorncyH for the In dicted parties started their arguments j&jMTlt o'clock this morning and were not y'near completion when the court took , [a recess at 1 o'clock. The arguments were resumed when court corivcnod r f-after the recess and it was not thought that the United.States attorney would-; ' be able to present his side 61 the case to the court before late this afternoon, the arguments quash the indlct " ment. He started his address when the j'court 'convened " a 11ttle after 10" o' :ck>ck and comploted.his arguments by jfrio6n.\.'*V. S:;Meredlth then addressed the court until a recess was taken, and /continued his.? arguments aftsr the ;:court convened in ;afternoon~8esslou. fjijTOS not expectetf.that the arguments gimj;tho motion to quash would be com pleted/untir;:late- today or.4early to morrow. It Isthen expected that the S&iuftvwill .take some time to_ consider the whole ciie-before making a decl laicinTcm the motion to quaeh. IW, should'tlio case come to trial 3F^Hl not be ontil next ^Tre'el* some time. Should the motion ci quash* be over-ruled by the court, K&^ttqrnsyn <iri the cose undoubtedly 'jwill'ask for time to prejare a defense. "31jpulci,lthe case conje to trial It'hard lsj(ae$ma .possible that It can be com pleted at this term of court, unless he',length of the present session is xtanded much beyond the time anti cipated. '"Two* hew indictments were returned lalnst the post office clerks and car <trierB;by the Federal Grand Jury yes Kterday afternoon. One a felony in re ?/gard; to ? the obstruction of the pas ?sage of the mails; another a mlsdJ : neanor for delaying the malls. The Sneiw lndictment's~5re slmllar'lh "nature Jtbithose of Wednesday but bear on itheviolation of the particular actions of the,penal code rather than for the jraonspiracy to violate them. SfcRfc1:' ;?? Kfa. Jane Smith Dies at Smith's Run V-Vu-V tfri ' Mrs.' Jane Smith, wife of Jaspar N. HSmith", died this morning at hor home ?K on Smith's Run, near Arnettsvilie, af . ter a brief illness. Mrs. Smith was ? taken ill on Sunday and pneumonia ^'developed later which resulted in ht-r Jjrd'eaih., She was aged 70 year*. Sur viving/her are her husband and one '?soni Asbury Smith, both residing at fchome. .Mrs. Smith had resided in the community where her death occurred her late residence and interment will Sb'f.the.M.E. Church, south, and was i devout Christian woman. She was * general favorite among a wide cir cle of relatives and frionds and her ideath Is deeply deplored. Funeral services- will be held on -Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from , her lates residence and Interment will ' he made in the Smith cemetery by Undertaker Cunningham. .Will Preach at Dedication Service G. E. Bartlett, pastor of the First Baptist Church, of Parkersburg, rtll preach the dedicatory sermon at So'dedication-of the Shlnnston Bap lit,ichnrch on Sunday, January 18. Other prominent membors of the Bap tlstvclergy of the state who will par ticipate In the dedication services will KbeJRev. E. H. White, of Weston, and "lev! G. A. Woof ter, of Bridgeport, VRev. W. J. Eddy, pastor of the First aptiat Church of Fairmont, . will reach tonight at the prededlcatory irvlcos which have occupied each Keening during the prosent week. Last evening was marked by a reception held.'at; the new edifice. ^ ? ? Americans at Madera Reported to be Safe Jl&koteiS H.^Al, Araer leans at Madera, Mexico, are report ed safe in official .dispatches today to tOpiBtMe Department which specl Tlfwtontea the report of the murder in Americans and two Englishmen. attacked- by bandits .??i|roat?d, ?nsf"-: t-'.. Cold Will.Beach Climax Tonight .TEMPERATURE DROPPED TO FIF TY-TWO BELOW IN MINNESOTA (By Associated Frown.) WASHINGTON. Jail. 14.?The cold wave over the east is expected to reach its climax tonight when unsea sonably low temperatures are predict ed in the Atlantic states, but it will be gin to pass tomorrow morning. Warm er weather moving in from the west is expected to rise the temperature to rrow and Sunday. DULUTIT, Jan. 14.?Temperatures as low as 52 degrees below zero wero recorded In northern Minnesota last night. This was the lowest since 1904. In Duluth 24 below was reported. Pushing the Clock Ahead in Poland GERMAN WAR GOVERNOR ORDERS CHANGE FROM JULIAN TO GREGORIAN CALENDAR. (By Associated Press.) WARSAW. Jan. 14.?General von Beselsr, governor of Poland, has is sued a decree according to which that portion of Russia now occupied by the Germans shall henceforth change.from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar, and therefore conform to the stand ards of a majority of the countries of the world. Heretofore Russia, and Poland, have gone by the calendar Introduced by jullus Ceasar In the. j'ear.47-B. 0., which varies by 13 days "from Jth?-Gre gorian calendar compiled^-ths:; 16 th century, and adopteU:DyTno?txountrlos in the 18th century:- ~t -*r* The introduction of the Gregorian calendar Into thf>. government o? War saw means a .cessation of countless misunderstandings^.Heretofore-It-bas beeft necessary to double-date every proclamation and order.. Thus a docu ment to December il bad also to bear the date Novembar 28 for the benellt of Poles reckoning according to the Julian calendar. In future all dates will be according to the Gregorian reckoning. Judge Haymond is fteooveruig from Grip Judge W. S. Haymond has recover ed suinclenlly from the grip which has kept him within doors for sev eral days, to bo present in the court room today. Although still weak from ihe 'effects of his illness Judge Hay mond was on 'the circuit court bench for a short time this forenoon and again for a short time this afternoon. A decision of Ihe Fairmont charter case on its merits is expected tomor row after which the court probably will adjourn for the term. A special term of the court Is scheduled for Thursday, January 20, tor the purpose of hearing arguments and trying "Sev eral cases. " Villa Victim May Have Been Oil Man (By Associated Prcss.) OIL CITY, Pa., Jan. 14.?W. J. Pringle, ol Dempseytown. Pa., today asked the War Department; for infor mation concerning C. A. Pringle who, according to press reports, was among the Americans murdered by Mexicans in western Chihuahua last Monday. His son Clyne A. Pringle left here for Taft, Cal., Ave years;ago where ho was employed as an oil well driller and the belief is expressed that nt> later went to Mexico. Carranza Troops After the Outlaws (By Associated Pross.> WASHINGTON, Jan. 14.?-General Carranza today telegraphed his am bassador here as follows from his headquarters at Querstaro: "The murderous attack on tt)e pas senger trslfr near Chihuahua . was made by the only remaining band of outlaws In this region. This fcand Is being pursued by my troops with a view to insure its capture whereupon condign punishment will be applied to every guilty participant. Troops of the Constitutionalist gov> crnmont have been ordered to estab llsh patrol from end to end of tho railroad line in order to guard against similar outrages, |,Revlval Postponed. Dr, Mitchell, pastor ot the Central Christian church of this city, who waa to begin a series of revival meetings at Wheeling next Sunday, will occupy his own pulpit here, as the date ot the Wheellpg meeting has been placed later, Last winter on9 of the Wheel ing churches tried to secure him for gnai?HsU6 sw<#in*s. Camp on the Mexican border at Brownsville, Texas. Here are quartered a part of the 25,000 United States t:v massed on Mexico's doorstep and ready to answer the call to arms. Thomas' Cure for Garrulity in His Wife Had a Kick to It Pete Thomas used a long mule whip on his wife to chastise her. Mrs. Thomas laid this complaint before Justice tee Toothman of Farmington yesterday, and Constable Straight waB sent over to Jamison Mine N6.-9 to ar rest Pete and bring him to court. Pete, when confronted with his wife's accu sation, confessed to beating her on two occasions, with the whip which he uses-to drive the mules .with*'in' his work'it the mine. . ."4..'. Th& reason ho gave for;heatlDC."her waa thai-she talked Cavalrymen Raid -^?S^gW)istrrct RIOTOU8 .NIGHT .IN .HONOLULU CAME TO END WHEN IN FANTRY APPEARED. / (By Associated Press.) HQNOLULU, Jan. 14.?Honolulu's tenderloin district Is under military conrtol today as a result of a sys tematic raid last night which was par ticipated in by approximately 500 Unl teja States troops of the Ninth cavalry. During the demonstration all estab lishments conducted by white per sons were rushed and many of them woro looted. Efforts of the police force to quell the: disturbance and the section pre sented a scene of confusion until a batalllon of the Second U. S. infantry, with bayonets, and, a detatchment of mounted scouts, appeared. i When the streets had been cleared the dlBtrlct was left in military con trol. The reason for the demonstra tion has not been announced. Big New Steel Mill in Youngstown (By Associated Press.) YOUNGbTOWN, O., Jan. 14.?Tho United States Steel corporation an nounced today that construction of a $7,000,000 steel mill would be com menced at once on the McDonald site, between-Nlles and Girard, where 132 acres of land have Just been purchas ed, giving the company a total of 600. acres. It Is stated the plant will bo completed In a year and when In full operation will employ se'veral thou sand men. I ? Three Arrested For Alleged Feed Theft W, B. Smith, Earl Smith and Harry Smith, all of Fairmont, wore arrest ed this morning on a charge of steal ing horse feed last night from the stable of Sam Pollno on Washington street. Tho arrest was mado by Con stablo Harry Connors. The three are charged In the warrant with felonious, ly stealing from Follno. The case Is to be tried sometime this afternoon by Squire R. Leigh Fleming. City Officials Are Still in Pittsburgh Mayor Anthony Bowen and a party of other city officials who went to Pittsburgh yesterday morning to con fer with Francis H. Shunk of the Uni ted States war department regarding the location of.the proposed Mononga hela river firidge..are expected back in Fairmont this evening, A conference was held yesterday af ternoon with Mr, Shunk but a second conference today was deemed 'advis able, A score or .more of modern bridges In Pittsburgh will be inspected by Mayo*.Bowen and his party during their visit - - - ? when he was tired and hungry after his day's -work. He said that she would nag him,untll:h3 .was'-unable to endure.; it, and was;comp6Hed-'to use the whip to - stojr her. XT.:.. The'couple'have "been married only, since, last-July,>ar;d have lived,in.the Echb'~Hllli'settlement, of the Noi'3. mlne slnce." ' Justice Toothman fined Thomas $10 and costs an3 when he refused to pay, he-sentenced htm to work on the roads ror.;i5^day8,wmaklng little ones .out ggggjQSgg . , Fairfiew^Mafnrlis^^^; CARL GRIEGER SLIPPED AND WAS CAUGHT IN THE BULL WHEEL Carl. Grolger, of Fairview, was In stantly killod -white at work on the Musgrovo lease on Indian Creek yes terday. Mr. Grelger, who" was a tool dresser, slipped In some manner and was caught in the bull wheel of the well and his neck was broken. Grelger was a well-liked young man of Fairview and leaves a wife and one child less than two years old. His wife was formerly MIsb Agnes Car rol and Is the granddaughter of J. H. Burns of Fairviow. ? Greiger's father, W. S. Grelger, of Polk, Pa., was notified and will ar rive today. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed, but In terment will probably be Monday in the Holy Cross cometery. Undertaker Jones of this city haB charge of the remains. Wage Raising Move Reaches Ore Fields BIG OPERATING COMPANIES IN MICHIGAN AND MINNE80TA ANNOUNCE ADVANCES. (By Associated Press.) DULTJTH, Minn., Jan. 14.?All the larger mining-companies operating in Minnesota and Michigan iron ranges have anounced an Increase of approx imately 10 per cent. In.wages of all minors, effective February 1. The In crease will affect about 22,000 em ployees of the r. S. Steel corporation. The Great Northern Ore company. Republic Iron and Steel company, and Plcklands and Mather companies have followed the Steel corporation's ex ample and from 8,000 to 10,000 of their men will bo benefited. ;. . \ Administration Will Stand- Pat ?WASHINGTON, Jan. 14.?At today's cabinet meeting. It was decided that the. President's policy would be main tained and General Carransa would be depended upon to punish the Villa bandits who killed American citizens. Gets Minimum For Carrying Liquor Steve1 -Yisimuri of .Rivesville/ was given the minimum yestorday' by Squire B. Leigh Fleming for carrying liquor in a suit case unlabelfed In Fairmont7*-week or more ago,: The flno was $100 'anil 'the sentence sixty days in the" county. Jail, He was ar-. roppei). U^. 'Cgftflmble Harry Connors: ffvV\ r SoJ??otifTillc iCrgce? fca?o? i IfittpltO Bcro.i. !.i t*J.?ac n u*.R??n* Scene of Killing of 18 Americans in Mexico. Participated in the Discus' sion on Value of Prison Labor. ? (Special to The West Virginian.) MORGAN-TOWN, W. VA., Jan. 14? That the plan of constructing and maintaining state highways by prison labor has been a success In the state ot West Virginia In the year 1915 was proved conclusively here today In lec tures and discussion "held In connec tion with the third annual good roads school. The succosa or failure of the problem however, depends on proper care and management and without a proper system. such labor will cOBt more than the ordinary citizen labor. Under the wage condiUons which ex isted daring the past year it was prov ed" that prison labor waB twenty-flve per cent cheaper: than citizen labor. The principal lecture on the subject was dellvored'by.P. J.'Walsh of Kana wha county who has been In charge ot State Prison Camp No. 3 since It j was started In August, 1914. The dis cussion whlchfollowedwas partlcipat-1 odln by Engineer .Frank Wllfongof Marion'county, Steenrod of Ohio coun-: ty; Burdette of Kanawha)'McLaren of McDowell- and' Woodyard" at; Wood. county. ; The " subect of sand clay roads "was then discussed in a moBt intelligent and indthictlve way by.Dr. J. H. Pratt. stateTgeoIoglst.ofithe good roads commission of Wortlfi.Carollna. Dr. Pratt went'. ihto>!!detaU' concern ing the construction and maintenance of sand clayros^randjhlp ilecturo was followed by Dr.Vwhlfe'Who emphasiz ed the point that tho opportinltlea for ImprovementM^sdcThfrdadi^lji West Virginia were not being taken care of. Yesterday-aftejgi^nS^jE^tt took the: floor 'handIIcg^1 thesubjects ' of .''RoadPubllcatioOTiand. Public) ty" and "Uniform ;Htghwaxi:I^eglalatlon." -Dr. Pratt stated that the press had been responsible-, for tth?: good*roads sen11 ment-stirred 'up,ln'.hle,home.sta'te and that he thought: the same.object In the . end. could be accomplBhed lathis and, e.very other state. It sufficient, efforts were put- forth.Owlng to: the-fcllure of Dr. L. 1.: Hughes - to - arrtve!,ttie even ing -the lecture was dispensed with; Dr. Hughes was -'to'- bavo-lectured on. tho good roads movement In ai general, way and :was'tiT:have...utfed slides to illusirateThio'talkr.-. ??w BACK TO PRISON Man ^Released in Baltimore is Wanted in This State. BALTIMORE, Jan. 14.?Had Henry I Helmlck been content to serve out the ! remaining two months of a flvo-year term In the penitentiary and not been bo anxloui to get a parole, he might have escaped serving an additional two-year sentence In West Virginia; bat Helmlck got his parole and now he wlilprobab'lybe taken back to do his two-year "bit" In the other Insti tution. When "Helmiokappiledfor his pa role his photograph and description were publl&hedby the Advisory Board of Parole;' Sndlan official In-West Vir ginia' identified him as the man who was sentenced for. ap, attempt to com mit a ckimlnal'assault. It Is said that be, In company with another man; btoke'Jall In Moundsvllle while- waiting. to. be taken to the pen ltentlary. Two days before^Chrlstmas he was paroled out'of theMa'ryland peniten ltary and has. been living at the homo of. the Prisoners' Aid' Society. Today an' official from-West- Virginia arrived In this city with requisition papers to take him back. He waa sentenced In this state for a crime committed In Oakland. ? - / SALTER F.UNER^L PLAN8 ' Funeral ? serviced over the body ot E. Z: Salter,, whose death occurred yes terday at his home'dn Madison street,' will be'heAron; Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock frOjn,tihB;resIdcnce and in terment will be;made'ln Maple'Drove cemetery by Undertaker. Ell Musgrave and Sons. ". . y The Weather. 'air tonight, colder fair and contlnuod C?Westei ?n Penna,?Pnlr. and contin ued; cold tonight, and ; Saturday.; . LOCAlJvVgAfHER flEADINW F.'P.'Hail, Ob?trver. ] Tomperature.'at 8 A. M. today 13. Yesterday'a :'wcathor clcar;' teraper atiueT' "" " " "*?' "" Mb If -' Resolution Referred^g| eign Relations|G^ffi mittee. 'eeling That The I States Must Acl AlbHeMl (By A m o c! a tod * P remiS WASHINGTON}'^ ?Senator Works,"; Re an of Californiaji^tocfi oduced a resolutioi .aorizing and directin President to . intervei Mexico to v establish; maintain governffi^^ until it is safe to; with "Up to thisJtimeS Senator, addressing thi ate, "Congress has p? ted all fesporfeibiBwgffl ditions in MeracSSreSg the Presiden^fegMB a responsi biUtiyjj^eSm sympathized^jffl^? dent with tK'^n^?^ conditions wouldrjgml selves, withoutrintTOSa I very much- jdout^^m such a peacafumffl^BI possible." "Congress alone has right to that is what interve means. Congresses' courageously, shouldei responsibility.7-^j^^ reason for dividifergs| bility with othervimio to impcrse it ontKe-gres I ask that the.':resplufil referred to the foreign tions c6mmittee'??witiKj hope that it will tafiSw action. Senator Dodge submltte<l|ttu resolution be offered AprillRi as a substitute for. the resolutl Senate then adopted, authorlil President to use armed fori Mexico to enforce its demands i eral Huerta and aBk that^iti printed in the records. "That resolution,'rvCgai^n Lodge, "expressed the Rep'ulmi titude regarding the war againsl ta. That was has reached a s ful termination, lnasmuch!ai^Mr ta has just died in Jall.";:;?3 Zuider Zee Dikes Said to Hate' NOTIgE^ R. D. Harden, nowlyf'eli retary of the LnMg Moose, will rocelveyjK dues at the City/Ice-COi flee, Manley Bldg., Mcr Fairmont. Normal'Lccti! " Victor- ^MurdojcSSJ Friday, January}^; ticket. Next -nun Bangs, Jan. 25 ratj House.