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Kg... ' .iii West Virginia?
I ?5-V^i 'oudy today and
I VT? uesdny; probably
/ " aln or snow; coldLocal
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Temperature at
u\^^aj> S a. in. today, 41.
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u^ ralnl temperatore
maximum, 6?;
minimum, 41; pre ECa_^J|HL_I
cipltalion. .44.
First Baptist Church?Rehearsal of
Cunningham Hall?Election of officers
endjnltiation by Order of Golden
p Maccabees Hall?Meeting of Protect.
Masonic Temple?Orient Chapter R.
K Armory?Company H, National Guard
111 Fairmont Ave?Mountain City
Lodge G. U. O. O. F.
Odd Fellows Hall?Seven Sisters lodge
SRed Men Hall?Monongahela Camp,
M. W. A.
K. ol P. Hall?Maple Grove, Woodmen
Modern Woodmen Hall?Sunshine
lodge A. O. U. W. D. of H.
Golden Llnki Meeting ? A meeting
Of the Fairmont Lodge, Order of Golden
Links, will be held this evening in
! Cunningham hall on Jollerscn street.
Officers elected at the last meeting
will be Installed and a class of fifty
new candidates will be initiated under
the supervision of Supreme Orgahizei
H. W. Mitchell, of Wheeling.
Slip on Cleveland Avenue ? A bad
slide on Cleveland avenue this morning
almost carried out the eight inch
main of the gas company's and din
other damage. Almost an entire side ,
of a hill slipped down and occasioned
g7-???nf?wwtHUiu lUVUUICIIiCULD.
T?am Track Men Face Ruin?It is
expected that the new rates on the
Pennsylvania railroad which will
cause the death of the team truck
jC operators, will become effective Saturday.
Immediately on its being adopted
by the Pennsy, and if its action is
not overruled by the public service
rf ; commission, it will be adopted by the
Baltimore and Ohio and will eliminate
from the field several local small operDeacon's
Who Write Verse ? "The
Deacon and His Poetry" was the subject
of a sermon by Reverend C. D.
- Mitchell at the Central Christian
church last night. There were two
deacons discussed, Phillip, the biblcal
deacon, and "The Deacon' who writes
the homely philosophical verse in
: "Evening Chat" in the West Virginian.
Clarksburg Trolley Station ? The
t> Clarksburg station of the Monougahela
Valley Traction company will be
occupied in its express department and
basement on Wednesday of this week,
overhead work and the laying of the
rails into this department being com.
pleted today. Work on the passenger
fcSSv department is being pushed with all
speed and will be completed soon.
Plan Bowling Tournament?A committee
from the Commercial league
met Saturday night at the "V" and ,
made plans for a bowling tournament
to begin next Monday. A silver loving
cup is to be presented to the winner ot
_ the singles and one each to the winners
of the doubles. The tournament
will close with a banquet on March 30.
^.Teachers' Meeting?A general teach
era' meeting Is In progress this afternoon
at the High school. Matters of
*'?. Interest to the city schools are under
discussion. The meeting was called
V tor 2:46 o'clock.
Night School Work ? The nlgln
Bchool which was recently established
at the High school is meeting with
splendid success. Twenty-five pupils
are enrolled and are doing excellent
work along several lines. The school
meets each Tuesday and Thursday
Day of Prayer?The Women's Foreign
Missionary Society ot the First
M. E. church observed the day of
prayer today when they assembled at
the church at 2:30 o'clock and remain,
cd in session until four o'clock. This
* - prayer service was In conjunction with
.. similar prayer services that were held
t'i" throughout the world.
Mrs. W. A. 8mall III?W. A. Small
and sons, Carlysle and Meredith, are
la Pittsburgh where they were called
by the illness of Mrs. Sfnatl who was
. operated on recently at Mercy hospltal.
Mrs. Small was taken suddenly
E worse though has again rallied and It
is thought she will now recover.
Taxi In Hospital?Boyer's Taxi is in
McCray's garage undergoing repairs
as a result of a run away which oc
curred Saturday night The machine
waa standing In front of the Watson
hotel and In an unguarded moment
worked Its brakes loose and starteo
for a Joy ride down "Rocky Hill." A
telephone pole providentially Intercepted
It In Its flight and It suffered
nothing worso then a severely sprained
front axle and a damaged fender.
Health Talk at Grant Town?tar. L.
N. Yost, county health officer, is making
preparations to deliver an Illustrated
talk on rural sanitation at Grant
Town Wednesday evening of this
week. The lecture will be given In
the Or. Collins opera house.
May Come to Fairmont?Clyde Poling,
of Berrysburg, a member of the
last House of Delegates from Barbour
county. Is visiting in the city with the
parents of Mrs. Poling, Mr. and Mrs.
W. W. Ferguson, and he may decide
to locate here.
Spring Opening Date ? Fairmont
merchants have fixed upon March 22
at the date for the joint spring opening
and style show day.
Sellars Pleased ? Gatty Sellars, a
great English organist who on previous
occasions had delighted local audiences
again demonstrated his ability
as a pipe organist on Saturday and
Sunday nights when he appeared at
the First M. E. church in an entertain
ment. A large audience greeted the
organist on both occasions and the program
rendered was much appreciated
by his hearers. Mr. Sellars played
several of his own compositions.
Preached Here Sunday ? Dr J. B.
Reed, of Unlontown, l'a., a former
pastor of the Presbyterian church, occupied
the pulpit at the Presbyterian
church at both services yesterday and
was greeted by largo congregations at
each service. Or. Reed who Is a great
favorite here, was warmly greeted by
his legion of friends and preached two
cxcellont ssymons.
DU...I. \tl >a?l<a?l VXfVillrv rl.llntr O
Blb/^IC ?l I DWr\ vU M II1IU llUlllg, U
bicycle across South Siiie bridge Saturday
Mack Davidson accidentally ran
into a team belonging to the Fairmont
Wall Plaster company. He escaped unhurt
but the bicycle was badly damaged.
Movie Man With Excursionists?
One of the features of the visit of reprepresentatives
of the' Pittsburgh
Chamber of Commerce on May 15, will
be the accompaniment with the party
of a moving picture man who will film
the incidents of its stay in each city.
These pictures will be shown In Pittsburgh
and in each of the cities visited.
Library Meeting?The twenty sixth
annual meeting of the stockholders of
the Fairmont Public Library Association
will be held in the library parlor
tomorrow afternoon. Election of officers
and routine business will be attended.
Director's Meeting?A director's
meeting of the Greater Fairmont Investment
Company will be held tomorrow
afternoon in the Chambor of
Commerce rooms.
Guest From Phillpp!?Miss Harriet
Crisplip. of Phillppi, was the weekend
guest of Miss Minnie B. Poling in
this city.
In Clarksburg?E. B. Moore, general
manager of the Monongahela Valley
Traction company, was in Clarksburg
this morning looking over affairs at
that end of the line. Mr. Flaharty,
manager of the Clarksburg division, is
in cntcago, In ills dbsence his division
being cared for by Commodore Bowman.
Great Duckpin Score?By rolling
299. lacking but one of making n per
feet score, Sox Kosenmerkle on the
Temple bowling alleys Saturday night
rolled what is believed to be world
record at duck pins, ltosenmorkle
made eleven straight strikes but on
the twelfth ball the nine pin wobbled
but failed to drop. So vigorous was
the celebration of the event that police
came running in fearing a riot.
Coal Cars Derailed?Five coal cars
wore derailed on the Baltimore and
Ohio siding at Jamison No. 9 Saturday
night. The cars left the track When
tho rails spread. No delay to traffic
Cook Arrested?R. B. Petty, cook at
a camp on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad
near the city was arrested yesterday
on a warrant issued by Justice of
the Peace M. R. Musgrove charging
stealing. Petty was found with a suitcase
full of provisions leaving tho
camp and going to his home in Clarksburg.
He was fined $10 and costs
which he paid.
Garden Contest?A gardon contest, in
which employes of the Consolation
Coal company will be entered and for
which substantial prizes will be given,
is to be started again this year by Miss
Jordon's Welfare department. Last
year the gardens were so judged that
flowers counted considerably In the
decisions of the judges. This year
tho stress Is to bo laid on vegetables,
rn OF StUoou So MW
( M.YS Will BE THi
\HW\ESTOF^_v .
only a few points being allowed for
floral proficiency.
Pythian Sisters?Mt City Temple
So. 6, Pytbian Sisters, will hold its
regular meeting on Tuesday evenw?
at 7:30 o'clock at the Yytblan bail.
All members are urged to be present
as Important diuslness will come up
for consideration.
Drilling Resumed?Drilling of the
well at the plant of the Fairmont Window
Glass company was resumed Saturday
after a fishing job had been
required to restore the tools, lost earlier
in the week. The drills are now
in the Big Injun sand, where It Is
expected the flow will be discovered.
A strike may be made at any moment.
W. C. T. U. Meeting?Central Union
of the W. C. T. U. Is requested to meet
at the home of Mrs. J. H. Miller, on
Locust avenue, tomorrow evening at
7:30, to attend the funeral of Mrs.
W. S. Watson. Basketball
Game?The Fleming and
Miller school alumni basketball teams
will tie into each other on the Mllljr
school gym tomorrow evening.
Bids Not All In?Only five bids for
the construction of the American
Valve and Tank Company's factory
have been received. The bids were
all supposed to have been submitted
by Saturday evening and about eight
wero expected. Another day of grace
will be given the bidders in order that
those who live out of town may have
a fair opportunity, and then the bids
that have been received will he opened
and the contract awarded.
Today's Legal Transfers?James F.j
Pnmnhpll nml wlfo tn thn
and Ohio Railroad, a parcel of land I
in Farmington, consideration $900.1
Anna Blaser to Annie Moran. lots 44
and 45 in block 5 of the Norwood addition
to Fairmont. $1 and other con-|
slderatlons. J. H. Tetrick, et ux. to(
Clarence Metz. et uz. a parcel of land
in the Snodgrass addition to Manning-I
ton $1 and other considerations. D. M.|
Hought and wife to Clarence Metz.]
1-2 acre in Mannington district. Consideration
Marriage License?A marriage license
was issued at the County Clerk's
office Saturday to James E. Wright,
age 27. and Bertha Soles, age 24, both
of Fairmont.
Work on Agricultural Build
ing Will Be Begun
WHEELING, March 12.?The R. R.
Kitchen company of Wheeling, one
of the largest contracting concerns In
the state, was the lowest bidder for
the construction of the magnificent new
c?5wv,uiiuiui nail iu uu vtcuicu lur v?eal
Virginia University at Morgantown.
Announcement to this effect was
made last evening by Hon. A. Bliss
McCrum, member ot the Board of
Control, who is in the city on official
business. The Board of Control, Mr.
McCrum announced, has determined
to go ahead with the erection of the
agricultural building, and It is expected
that the contract with Mr.
Kitchen will be closed in a few days.
"The erection of the girls' dormitory
at the university," Mr. McCrum
said, "must be passed up for the time
because the legislature has failed to
make an appropriation for that purpose
at its recent sessions. Owing to
the sharp advance in the cost of material
and everything else used in
building, the appropriation made by a
former legislature for university buildings
is insufficient to erect both the
agricultural building and girls' dormitory.
The board has determ'ned to go
ahead with the former, and the It. It.
Kitchen company submitted the lowest
New bids for the erection of the
girls' dormitory at the West Liberty
State Normal school will be opened |
April 6. Mr. McCrum stated. The j
Bluestone Construction company,
which was awarded the contract went
into bankruptcy, tying up the work.
"We gave one or two parties interterestcd
in the bankrupt company," he
stated, "chances to make other arrangements
for carrying out the contract
of the Bluestone Construction
company, but they failed to grasp the
opportunity. At the instance of the
bonding company, we asked for new
Mr. McCrum's visit to Wheeling
concerns a number ot matters connected
with the predion of the dormitory
at West Liberty and with the
management of the state prison at
Moundsvillo the coming year.
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Many Pupils Secured Certificates
For Perfect Attendance.
The Watson school In Grant district,
closed Friday of last week. Pupils who
havo been neither absent nor tardy
during the term of Bchool and have
been honored by perfect attendance
certificates Issued by tha state supeiintendent
of schools, M. P. Shawkey,
are as follows:
Vinerene Chtnelle, Elmo Estep, Joe
Barlll, William Cook, Maroco Golla,
Martha Rlcker, Luclle Cook, Carl Petera,
Gerald Kendrlcks, William Tobrey,
Glgi Pinn, Tony Christian. Ralph
Wilcox, Ireno Costello, Bertha Sypult,
Arthur Jarrett, Muriel Decker.
Mae Costello, Mildred Peteters. Annlo
Slepesky. Hazel Jarrett, Mary
Slepesky, Archie Estep, Norvll Marrlfield.
A number of pupils were awarded
by faithful attendance certificates who
did not miss more than three days.
They are: Bill Maroso, Sam Julian,
Arnold Bradley, Homer Brown, Nicola
fhinello, John Mlneko. John Audio,
Freda Peters, Sofia Nicolet. Katy Barill,
Mary Tobry, Bill Julian, Pasco
Slnte. Genie Christian, Frank Bennek.
Mershef Hale, Sam Audio, Frank
Julian, Katie Christian, John Pinn,
Mary Ross, Eddio Slepesky, Irene
Estep. Pearl Furbee, Roy Costello, Albert
Coburn, Alvaretta Peters, Georgia
| Hale, Frankio Christie, Ethel Christic.
i The teachers, Edward Everett Hale.
V.VB Vllhii.l, v?a. O...I, .
I and Bertha Wilson, who have worked
so faithfully with their pupils that
they have created a real school spirit,
not only among the boys and girls
who came under their instruction and
Influence, but also the parents havfa
responded and co-operated with the
teachers. In connection with the regular
school work too much cannot be
said in praise of the good accomplished
by the "Jolly Comers" who have
made arrangements at the Normal
school to take a large class of girls
from 4 p. m. to 6, each Tuesday and
Thursday and give them cooking and
sewing. This will mean a great deal
to the girls who have taken advantage
of this golden opportunity. This work
will continue for about six weks.
Miss Meredith, who is employed by
the Consolidation Coal company, has
done a great deal of good in looking
after the health of the pupils. In going
from home to home Bhe has done much
in the way of interesting the parents
in keeping their children In school.
She knew each boy and girl by name.
They all seemed please to see her
come to their home or the school.
Purchased Machine
The Big Vein Coal company has recently
purchased the machine belonging
to George Hall. The machine will
be placed on a truck and used to haul
coal from the mine at No. 8 to the railroad
Will Give Minstrel
Several local young people are now
making definite preparations for a
home-talent minstrel to be given at the
Lyric theatre some lime in me near
future. It will bo the second of Its
kind ever given In Monongnh.
Baby Girl
Mr. and Mrs. R. Grandstaff, of Traction
avenue, where made quite happy
Saturday morning by the birth of a
ten-pound baby girl.
Miss Phyllis Walker and mother, of
Fairmont, wore among the out of town
shoppers In Monongah Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. John Mort wbb In Fairmont
yesterday visiting her daughter, Mrs
Harry Snyder, who has been ill for
several days.
Mrs. L. Brooks, of Clarksburg, was
in town Saturday afternoon attending
to shopping.
Mrs. Charles Windsor and mother,
of Fairmont, were in Monongah dur
ing the week end.
Lester Fleming of Ttykor station,
was in Monongah yesterday afternoon
calling on friends.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Lawson were among
the local callers out of town last
Marvin Morris was among the social
visitors to Fairmont yesterday
Mrs. Myrtle llaught, of Clarksburg,
was in town during the weekend attending
to spring Bhopplng.
Mrs. Lee Boggess and daughter, Beulah,
of Shinnston, were among the visitors
to Monongah during the week,
i Miss Hazel Hess and Miss Kate
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Y t"^5 UNOW ENOU6W \
Prices were rlsttlng friends In Worth- j
lngton Sunday afternoon.
Miss Martha Watklns of Shinnston. '
was in town Saturday afternoon visiting
friends and relatives.
Miss Nell Anderson was in Chiefton
during the week-end visiting
friends and relatives.
Mrs. J. C. Mercer, of Clarksburg
was among the out of town shoppers
in Monongah Saturday.
William Donlin. of Fairmont, was a
social visitor in town Sunday after
Miss Inei Meredith has returned at '
ter a visit with friends in Clarksburg
Mrs. F. B. Pryor. of Fairmont, was1
among the business visitors in town
during the week-end.
Misses Eva and Gertrude Bishop, of
Fairmont, were in Monongah Saturday
afternoon attending to shopping.
Mrs. Charity Johnson, of Manning
ton. was among the out of town callers
to Monongah Saturday.
Miss Olive W'oodburn, of Fairmont,
was in town during the week-end attending
to Bhopping.
Charles Smith was among the business
transactors to Monongah Saturday.
Mrs. L. Chalfant, of Fairmont, was
among the Bhoppcrs in town during
the week.
Fairmont Relatives
at Morgan Funeral
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Shinn went to j
Clarksburg today where they attend-]
ed the funeral of Mr. Shinn'B brother- :
in-law, Dr. David P. Morgan, whose
death occurred on Saturday at his
homo in Clarksburg. Services were
held this afternoon from his late residence
and interment was made ir.
Clarksburg Mr. Shinn and his daughter,
Miss Mary Shinn. were in Clarksburg
yesterday and returned here last
night. Mrs. Morgan is a Bister of Mrs.
Shinn. The deceased is also a relative
of Messrs. It. E., George and Frank
Morgan, of this city; Mrs. E. N. Eddy
and Miss Olive Morgan. Mrs. Wm.
Ridgcly and Mrs. James Coogle. The
deceased Is survived by four children.
Mrs. Virgil Highland and Miss Beulah
Morgan and Charles and Harold Morgan.
Charles Morgan, who sailed re- j
This Bank
Is a home bank catering to the !
needs and conditions ot home ( <
people, most of whom are known ,
personally to our Officers and J j
Directors. J
If we haven't your acquain- j !
tance, we'll he pleased to know j |
you today and also handle your j
banking. J ;
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Directly across the
street from its former
location. j
A place of clean
amu>erient for i| M
| the whole family
Starting Ma
A Musical Come
MATINEE 15c; NIGHT 15c and 25c
The Lo
Low 1
On wanted goods when :
od that distinguishes 01
Men's or Ladies
Raincoats, plaid of plain b
sizes up to 44 and nearl;
sizes in stock. Values up
$6.50, selling now for
cently on the Manchuria for Liverpool. I
was reached by wireless and with his
sister. Miss Beulah, who liad accompanied
him to New York returned to
v mrKHourg auiiauy 10 aiienu ino iuneral.
Special Fee
* ^ ? THEATER?
A Wlllinm Fox production with
cant, supported by Thurlo Bergen,
production tar above the ordinary.
Sunshine Mary Anderson in a livi
ries "The Dangers of Doris."
T A II I P MT The M'H'ona'res
IUNIUIII Hearst Pathe N?
See George
for Your C
Plates from
Cups and Saucers
Vegetable and Sauce Dishes
Water Pitchers
Enamel ware, all kinds and pric
New line of pictures and frame
Special on Boys' and Girls' Wint
Here is the place for your scho
and paints.
Here for your St. Patrick Badgi
Make a specialty of fruits, nuts.
tinee Today
;dy Different Fro
uselp like ms \n vow
got t' do is*
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7ENING, MARCH 12, 1917.'
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west of
rou need them is the methir
system of underselling.
i' Double Texture
| $3.98
housework: reference renuired. N.
washing or Ironing. Apply 208 Chicago
St. 3-12-2t No. 201*
iture at the
Dorothy Bernard at the head of the
316 gorgeoUH scenes make this a
sly exciting little drama of the soSon;
Lonesome Luko Comedy;
5 A. Walter
hina Ware
j 10c to 16c
1 10c to 15c
10c, 15c, 25c, 35c
10c to 36c
es. Come and see.
!8. Looking glasses and morrors.
er Caps and Toboggans.
ol supplies, tablets, inks, pencils
es and Cards and Easter Cards,
candles and tobaccos.
TUi r If It's at the Hippodrome
It muit
~ be aood.
3:00 P. M.
mi All the Rest
MATINEE, 3:00; NIGHT 7:45-9:00
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