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A Quality Ncwopopcr for the Home J ^V T or tonight; Thuroday probably rain. ESTABLISHED 1868. today's news today FAIRMONT, WEST VIRGINIA. WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 4, 1917. member associated press. PRICE THREE CENTS* FIRST RE( TOMO DEE SHI ' nCDITtt ULSJn I Lu Omni I LaFollette Not In Place When Resolution Was Called up boIbwts i * Measure Will Be Taken Up in That Body First Thing Tomorrow. (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON. April 4.?The war 1 resolution was debated in the Senate today with speeches of support 1 from both sides and prospects that : opposition would be confined to a very 1 few. ' It was the plan to pass it before adjourning. The resolution was not reached in ' the Honse, however, as had been plan- 1 ned and is to be taken up at ten tomor row mr/rning under arrangement to remain in session until passed. The Senate resolution was accepted by the House foreign affairs committee as a substitute for its own and was favorably reported for passage with only two members of committee voting against it They were Representative Shackelford, Democrat, of Missouri, and Representative Cooper. Republican, of Wisconsin. In the Senate patriotic expressions of support for the President and de termination to press the war with all vigor were made by Democrats and Republicans with pledges of non-partisan consideration for all war questions. Senator Hitchcock in charge of the resolution for the present, in place of : senator stone, wno wuuia not support It, declared as much as he wished and < had worked to avoid war he could ' not vote against the resolution. i Senator Lodge ranking Hepublicans on the Foreign Relations committee, pledging the support ot the Republicans to the President called on government to seize all German ships in American waters to replace those destroyed by submarines and in passionate terms called the government not to conduct a "half war." Senator Vardaman. Democrat ot : Mississippi, was the first to announce ho would vote against the war resolution. Ke was followed by Senator i Stono who announced his opposition but like Vardaman, pledged support i to thetwar when it Is begun. ' Senator Norris, Republican of Nebraska. told the Senate he was "bitterly opposed to the Cnited States entering war" but did not flatly state that he would vote against the war resolution. Senator La Follette who yesterday 'forced the resolution over to today, was not In the chamber at 10 o'clock , when Senator Hitchcock asked unanimous consent to take it up. Almost every other Senator and many House members were present wnen the debate began. In a brief opening statement Senator Hitchcock in charge of the reso luuon saia, J lie prcucut 13 a, nine ,for action, not discussion. The time for discussion has passed." he said. "The President has already stated most clearlyi effectively, most conclusively the reason which makes this grave step necessary. "The resolution provides for war against the Imperial German government. It la framed on the lines of other war resolutions. It places responsibility for the war squarely on the shoulders of the German government charged with repeated acts of war against the United States. It Is also Is unquestionably a declaration of war I am Impressed with the solemnity of the occasion. Some may be filled with Joy at the prospect of war. To me It is depressing and dreadful. The enormous cost which the people must par, the great increase In cost of llv- 1 lng. the enormous burden of taxes the people must bear and the still greater heritage of death staggers my mind. The awful sacrifice of life that must follow sickens my heart. I am sure I many other senators feel as I do. "We want no more territory. We will demand no Indemnity. We have [ Let Your Pa 3IMENT C RROW'S 1 >ATE ON ON WAY TO l WIFE DIES; I Tragedy of Young Couple ol Both Victims Pla While driving to the debot from theit tome on Statler's run yesterday hd :ake the train which would carry :o Terra Alta where they weiyfo be ldmitted to the sanitariumJJn treatnent ot tuberculosis, J0s. Pearl Howard, a young womy of twenty fears was taken with f hemorrhage, leath resulting within a few minutes. Her husband. William Howard, a few years her senior, also a victim of the ilsease, was too ill to be taken back 10 historic grude to settle, nor racial ititlpathy. In this respect we differ from tho other countries already involved in this awful struggle. There s pan-Slavism against pan-Germanism. Italy wants back the Trentlno, France her lost provinces, Great Britain has ;Grman commerce and German colones almost in her grasp. Kussia wants Constantinople and Germany beside ter place in the sun. wants to dominate Europe. We of all nations will spend nir treasure and our blood and sacrifice lives without the thought or posability of gain. We are going to war to vindicate our honor and indopendtnce as a great nation and in defense if humanity. Such quarrel as we have with Germany is not of our choosing. It was foreeil upon us and we did much to avoid it." Senator Hitchcock spoke about 20 minutes and was followed by Senator Swanson og Virginia, who said tlie German government "has repeatedly and grossly violated its treaty obli nations to United States and wantonly broken solemn assurances. The is sue is not peace of war," Senator Swanson continued. "War has already been declared on us. The issue Is whether we shall accept war or ahlect and cowardly submission." elos'sliis 1,000 MEIERS HERE Booth Will be Maintained in Front of Court House Tomorrow. It 1b urged that all patriotic citi zens of the community will enroll theli names with the local Ited Cross so ciety and thus aid in a patriotic cause The ladles of the society will maintain a booth in front of the Marion county court house tomorrow and will solicit members for the organization. Tin fee for membership is one dollar an nually. Fifty cents of this sum !> retained for use of the local chaplet white the other half is forwarded U: the National organization. Of the supplies furnished by the local chap tor all go to the use of the American army. The local society would like to have a membership of at '.east one thou Band men and women. There are three classes of member Bhip in the Red Cross as follows: Class A. Those who Join in the class are members who agree to go to th< front. Class B. These are members whe are ready to respond to hospital duty Class C. The members of this divis ion are men and women who will b< active in the work at home. iicTdoIrs me ii mil w A sumptuous banquet was served it the dining room of the "V" last nighl to the men who took part In the recent bowling tournament. Alter the last course bad been served Spray Linn who presided as toastmaster, called upon others present and the rest 01 the evening was spent in toasting and speechmaking. The decorations were all of a pa triotlc nature, flags and red. white and blue bunting decorated the walls and table while red carnations were given as favors. The speeches, too. sounded the note of patriotism and toasts to the flag were frequently made. The banquet was prepared and served by the ladies of the Presbyterian church and mar.v were the words of appreciation and commendation fot the excellent service rendered. To Have Social The Ladles of Mt. City Temple No 29, Ladles of the Golden Kagle. will give a necktie and apron social Thursday evening in the M. W. A. hall on Main street. The public Is inbited. triotism Be Well c :amp beg] demonst] war res< \amtarium~ \an goes on ' f fitatler's Who Were of the gy.jr J/Kwe, and while a part of the friends (^ Hp accompanied them turned back. 1 : wife the body of his wile, the husband coimfnued his journey to the sani! tarmm. Ins. Howard was formerly Miss ; PeaA Yost, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. j I Coleman Yost, of Blue Creek, Kanawha | conn?. The body will be interred onj | Thursday at Eddy Chapel cemetery by j j Undertaker Arthur Musgrave, of McC'urdytoille. Services will be held at i the residence at 2 o'clock. isciw rnn Tiir nunnnr tacked their ship 90 miles oft Queenstown, Ireland, was reported by ofti-1 cers of a British steamer on arrival ! 1 here today. In a running fight the ! merchantman scored a direct hit, officers said, and the undersea boat wont to the bottom with all hands. The steamer was slightly damaged by j [ sheli-fire. 1 Quick Citizenship for Germans. j WASHINGTON. D. C., April >J? \ A bill lo grant American citizenship ! to all Germans 'vho have lived If the ! United States five years was jfntro-1 I duced today by Senator Townynd. of Michigan. Thousands of Germans who ' have lived here a long timeJhe said, are anrious now to becoma citizens but have neglected to takeint pap:rs M. W. OF JTOTICE. All members Monongahela Camp 146^E of A. are requested to BNR ^1 hall at 2:30 P. II M.. Apr. 5 to Join in patriotic pa; ; rade. 1 j W. E. DHjVAULT, Council ; i t |: 1 ind Promply Informs run inr rnnaut No Service in the City While the Procession is Going On. Anticipating a tremendous influx of ! visitors from interurban points for the j big patriotic celebration tomorrow. W. i D. Ilall. superintendent of the Fair | uiont division of the M. V. T. Co., is to j day marshalling his cars and his forces j ; \ and tomorrow everybody will be taken j j care of in great shapb. Mr. Hell asks.! however that for tneir own convenience j as well as the convenience of the t'rar- j I tion company, these who arc coming to j ) town come as early as possible. He j ; also announced that a complete sus- j pension of the city :ar service would be | I in effect during the parade "The street car men want to be rep-' ! resented in that parade just as badly as anybody, and you can be sure that j they will be." said Mr. Hall. NEW STORE OPENS ,! IN THE KLAW ROOM I The Fashion Will Be Devoted Exclusively to Women's Wear. ! A new addition to Fairmont's metropolitan specialty shops appeared this | morning with the opening ol the Fash' ion, in the store room formerly occu-' [ pied by the Klaw store, on Main street ! Arranged cosily for the convenience of j , a specialty trade, the new establishment is committed to tbe policy of giving Fairmont girls and women the iat( est in fashions. It will be unique in that it will handle only women's wear , which is exclusive and different. The interior of tho store room has been finished in French gray, and massive plate glass show cases will be! installed in a few day3, these cases hav-1 , ing been unavoidably detained in tran, sit. The decorations arc all unique and ' sonte of tbe displays planned by the , manager will set a new note in Fairmont. That the women are interested was j I testified to today when all day there ; was a group collected in front of the 1 display windows and inside the clerks were busy displaying the latest creation from Pariguolte or Madame Ceclle. FREIGHTER SINKS SUB. ST. JOHN. N. B? April 4.?The sink- j Iwer r\f a flormtin Kithmnrinu whir?V? at. . INNING T( RATION 1 3LUTION SIX FIRST REST. UNITS NOW AT CAMP GROUNDS Company I, of Fairmont, Expected to Join Tftiem This Evening. co. h. is Tfine bunch I Regular Medical Officer Compliments Captain Thralls on Men. Units of the First regiment that are here have taken a new lite since the Gregory band arrived and will hereafter put all marching and many drills to music. The baud was mustered Into the United States service at 11:30 this morning immediately following the physical examination by Major William A. Powell. Captain Burleson, U. S. A., mustered the band into the service. There are 32 members of the band, one member, Clarinetist Abercrombie from the Greater Fairmont Band, having en. listed in the Gregory ranks. This band will be heard in Fairmont every day now until the guard is ordered to demobilize or to leave for active service. Company L, Morgantown, arrived here this morning in charge of Captain Charles C .Robinson. This company went immediately to the Fair Grounds to lay out supplies and then returned to the Armory to be examined and to; oe mustered into the Federal service.: This leaves at present on the caaip grounds the following: Supply company, Captain Leonard H. Jones; Sanitary detachment. Captain Kalbaugh; Company F. Martinsburg, Captain George L,. Weaver; Company G, Klngwood, Captain Marshall E. Mar(Continued on Page 10) REPUBLlGANSlWEPT CLARKSBURG CLEAN Whole Ticket Elected by Majorities Ranging From 500 to 600. CLARKSBURG. W. Va.. April 4.?I By majorities ranging from 500 to 600 the entire 'Republican ticket was victorious over the Democratic ticket in the annual municipal election here yestenlav. U. Jordan wa> re-e.ected muybr over Frank G. Bland. Others elected are as follows: For police chief. Nicholas Whyle: for city clerk. W. H. Cole; for street superintonilent, Edward J. Doyle; for collector and treasurer. L. Harper Rogers; for assessor. Fred S. Thomp- j sou; for water works and Bewerage j board, John O. Brooks; for school j commissioner, VV. H. Taylor; for j councilmen, First ward. Patrick Judge; j Second ward. Charles H. Harding; J Third ward. Charles M. Eniest; Fourth ' ward. Leonard Peck, and Fifth ward, ; Otto R. Sartor. Military Guards | On East Park Oars Starting last evening a provost! guard is part of the regular equipment on every car on the East Park line of the M. V. T. The guard stands on the rear platform of the car with no other duties but to see that there is no bolsterousness. Many persons had been deterred from a visit to the camp because they feared that because of the number of persons using the cars a bit of rodyism might befound. Not becauFe such conditions existed but because people imagined they did, was the guard made one of the regular crew. 3f,0SEEfc i\ Tomom-^' at ^Noon# April 5th, Xfyll.M' The rational Mmk of rairmop^ ?<i-- You Can Keep MARTIAL >OSING A1 )N IN TH1 NORMAL'S GREAT CELEBRATION OPENS T0M0RR0! Student Bocl^Will Partial pate in Prograh^or the Morning. M'CflllcFI EVEHlil -f Public is Invited to Hear Act dress by Pittsburg Un } WEAR ] 0 BE IMF IS NOW ( flMA ASKS THAT STODES BE CLOSED First Time Such Action Ever Was Taken by the Association. As a result of the directors' meeting of the Fairmont Business Men's Association yesterday afternoon, each member of the association this morning received a letter requesting that he close his place of business tomorrow afternoon for the big parade. This is the first time any such action has ever been taken by the association, no other order ever having been more tha.1 suggested. Details of the Raymond lectures which are to be held in the Masonic Temple next Thursday and Friday, were completed and several other matters of interest particularly to the members, disposed of. This afternoon it wan also annouceo that every lank in the city would be closed to allow employees to take part in the parade and to show their consideration for the event. ML BQY CLEANED UP A WHOLE 101 Miss Maud Van Buren Tells School Children How It Was Done. Miss Maud Van Buren, of Washing ton, organizer for the Junior Civic League, who is spending several days here under the auspices of the Woman's club in the interest of civic work spent this morning in tho Miller and Barnes schools, where she talked tc Kn nEiEldran onn/icmlno tho Imnnrfnnea of the work of the Junior Civic league Miss Van Buren who Is a pleasing speaker, told the children the concrete story of a small boy who became interested In the work an:l t'eaned up the lawn surrounding his home, planted flowers and vegetables, accumulated money, etc., and now his thrift and energy spread to other culhlren and thence to the grownups of the community until in a short time the community where he resided blossomed as the rose and the work spreak to adjoining com munities also. Miss Van Buren addressed the chll dren in groups speaking to perhaps !>0C during the morning. She held the tapt attention of the children throughout her address. Tomorrow she will spend the morning in the Cast Side schools and in the afternoon will speak at the White and Butcher schools. This afternoon she will address the Woman's club and Kri day afternoon speaks before the Mo nongahela Valley Bound Table Asso elation. Superintendent Otis G. Wilson ac companied Miss Van Buren in her vis its to the schools this morning. Miss Van Buren will spend the re mainder of the week here and wil work with the Woman's club member; in trying to bring about a cMc spiri1 in this community which wiU resuli in a general cleaning up and beautify ing project. "Frank W. 01 ark Will Address Masons Frank W. Clark, past grand mastei of the Masonic lodge In West Virginia and present Grand Lecturer of th< Grand Lodge, will deliver the address which is to feature the banquet to morrow evening by the Scottish Rit< lodge. In the Masonic Temple. Sixty members of the local organiz ation are expected to be present ac cording to reservations in the hands of Past Grandmaster T. Wilbur Hen nen, who is tft charge of the arrange ments. ThWbanquet will start at 6:45 promptly. jfr^^TTENTION All^embers^^lteeei|j|j|g^jy|dy are#Rluested to meet Thusda^atier nog#at 2:30 o'clock at IhS lodge room tdWake part in the Patrlptlc Demon ^patlon. Ray D. I^ardep, secretary rl , notice y All nferabers of^FairmontJwedt 16^2ftracr of Owls'" are requested to meeff at thaprhall Thursda* Apjar&th a? 2:30 P. MJti^Re pfirt in the patrwire demonstration. W. h. Randolph, Sec. Posted By Reading iversity Head. The semicentennial or fiftieth an nivcrsary of the Fairmont State Nor nial school, will be fittingly celebrate; tomorrow morning when the stmlen body of the school will present a pro gram of an interesting nature. Th< program will begin promptly at tei o'clock and the general public is Invit cd to be preseut. The program was to have been neli tomorrow afternoon, but owing to tbi patriotic demonstration to take placi : in the afternoon the time was change! ; in order that the student body rnigk participate in the parade. The theme for the program tomor row morning will be "The Spirit of tin School" and it will consist of short ad dresses by the students and member; of the faculty on the various phase; that go to make up the school life o the Normal. 1 The program will be carried out a; follows: School song, the studen body; address. History of the Normal Miss ltulh Boss; song, by the Girl* 1 Glee club; uddress, "The Professions 1 Spirit," Prof. J. F. Shreve; address i "The Academic Spirit," Prot. M. K :; Turner; piano qunrtet, Second Hungat '' tan Rapsody, Misses Amy Rogers Rice 'f Alts McNeely, Phillis Walker and Lll 1 j lian Davis; address, "Student Spirit, , L. D. Patterson; address, "Athleti; Spirit," Harry Watkins; address, "So clal Spirit," Miss Georgia Gregg; an ' dress, "Class Spirit," I.eo Salvattl | song, Butterfly Days, Misses Edna Ja cobs, Huh Hamilton, Mabel Toolhman Margaret Harding, Bertha Dllgarde Ethel Toothman, Irene BarneB am Clarice Turner; Poem, "Ode to th Fairmont State Normal," Miss Merl Sharp; oration, "Fairmont Normal, B. R. Tennant; song, "Hall to the Fair mont Normal School," Student body. Tomorrow evening at eight o'clocl under the auspices ot the Fairmon Chamber ot Commerce. Chancello I Samuel B .McCormick of the Univer sity ot Pittsburgh, will deliver an ad dress at the Normal school in celebra tion of the semi-centennial anniversar and this promises to be one ot the bes addresses ever heard in this citj President of the Chamber of Commerc 'Howard J. Koss will preside at thi i meeting and introduce the speaker Two hundred special Invitations wer sent out to business men of the cit; to hear this address and reserved seat will be held for these business men uri 1 til eight o'clock. The public Is invitei and urged to hear thiB address by th president of Pittsburgh's great univei sity. Friday morning at ten o'clock the ser vices incident to the dedication of th j Normal building will be held Stat Superintendent of Schools Morris 1 Shawkey and Secretary of the Bean J. F. Marsh, both of Charleston, wil i narticlDate on this nrocram. as wil 3 also former President of the loral Noi '< mal O. I. Woodley. of Huntington. On Friday evening at six the alumn i (Continued on Page 10.) cityhq^: L Anthony Bowen, Mayor of tl | designated Thursday Aprijfc, 1917 ai | His Excellency the Governor of W fullest compliance with tie spirit of hi) m. j Do hereby procjilmJiliat sai.l < 1' our citizens in a patriot* demonstri | loyalty to this Home of liberty, thi adoption. - Pledging our units and unsv j ingress In this supretfle test of ou " Pledging our run qlota of men Let us resolve andletermlne4o together with patrioticServor, as 3' lives, our fortunes and Bur sacred h I call upon all buness houses of Ipbor to close their Respective p and grant their employes a halt ho demonstration. We know the feellins of our o' adore and bless this "L&id of the ! Let us then show Be world, 1 hearts and on ThursdhySafternoon, without levity, join In th? patriotic i The West VinfiJi AIR J FFAIR I I SENATE 1 pp 1 MM f DP jfondreds of Peo? 4 pl&Expected to ^9 Coir^ |Iere For I Big Demonst ;j ration o M . HALF HOLIDAY 111 : | ;,n& I Head of the Procession Will ] Be at First Street and 1 , Fairmont Ave. 1 Arrangements for the great Patrlotie s! demonstration in this city tomorrow 5 practically were completed this after; noon and the Indications now are that a i it will be the largest and most lmpos- 1 t lug civic demonstration ever held in j I, | this section of West Virginia. . i-1 Practically every business and man- i ! I ufacturlng establishment In the elt7 I i, will close at noon so that employees J" will be able to take part and report ) .' from tho surrounding towns and couaI try side are to the effect that thousands 3 . I of people will flock to the city to see - ; the parade .Special service will be c proviaeu on nil tne trolley lines and ex- 3 i- tre cars will bo run on the railroad .1 trains reaching the city during the ; I early part of the day. Ample arrange| ments will also be made to carry away , the crowds after the parade is ail over, i,: Old residents say the city never saw I such a display of the national colors a as was exhibited this morning and all b day long people were busy with ladders " and hammers putting up more. - j The line of march as established by I the executive committee and set forth c Ma a general order is as follows: II The head of the parade will rest at r I intersection of First stieet and Fair* j mont avenue, and will move on Fairi mont aveivue to Fifth street, to Wali-1 nut avenue, to Jackson street, to y Quincy to Main street, to Fairmont t avenue and Second street, anil disk band. u The parade will be reviewed by tha s mayor, city commissioners and city . j council. All organizations will inarch e | in column of fours, y I The parade will start at 3.SO o'clock, s | Another general order which was lsi-1 sued last night announces the appolnt11 mom of the following aides to the chlet e j marshal: C. S. Thomas. Rollo J. Con I ley. A. D. Simon. George R. Steele, Bart : Knowlton, Arch BrownHeld, Frank I Amos, Bruce Morgan, W. E. Hartman, o ! Join W. Travis, L. ,N. Yoet, Thomas e Reed. Il I NO LICENSE COURT HELD, ! I WAYNESBURG. Pa.. ADril 4 ?For I 1 i the third successive year no license court was held In Greene county yesterday. The reason Mr this Is there .1 were no applicants Jot the right to dispose of liquor, i^ther wholesale or ^ FAIRMONT/ fej ie city of Fair Ant having set aside and | i Patriot Da\*n response to the call of lest Virginia# and having In view the day shall /(generally observed by all atlon, re/Wing and reaffirming our 3 land olMuf birth and the land of our ervlng/ujrtiort to our President and and tMp-tiI to prosecute the war. forfMpollUcal and social discords and Brfwftrtfierwh^vo done, dedicate "our onomoa the altcKof our country. , stMes. factories and other employers lac* of business at noon on Thursday liify. so that all may participate In this w?heartl We know that we love and unity of .spirit; the thoughts of our fklth all soberness and reverence and ANTHONY BOWEN, Mayor. | an Regularly | 'M