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0&Ui^r A 4 I pnw * ?ht iUf$t ill mmmti ~~~_ 1 A Quality Newspaper for the Horn* /W_ Jr^T ably howers Thur?d?y. ' Jiorthem West Virginia's Greatest Newspaper ' \[ ? :m> ^ ESTABLISHED 1868. member associated press. FAIRMONT, WEST VIRGINIA. WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL'18, 1917. today's news today PRICE THREE CENTS J I PRETH CEREMONY ' I AT GUARD CAMP THIS AFTERNOON Colors Will be Escorted Dur ing the Dress Parade. comparyT leaves Captain Bell,' Back From Lo Mexico, Joins His Company. for the first time in many years Falrmonters will have a chance to see what Is known In military circles as Escort to Colors. This ceremony with dress parade and guard mount, will be executed this afternoon at 4:30 o'clock at Mobilisation Camp FaJr (rounds. Men who have been in the guard for as much as ten and twelve , ttoarc hova novoe aonn It Vinuo'K Vin\r , # 4JV-V-? ?<- "w?B" claim all who have even witnessed the escort say It Is a beautiful ceremony. Escort to colors Is followed somewhat in this manner. The regiment being in line, the colonel details a hi company other than the color company | to receive and escort the national col) or to Its place in line. During the II ceremony the regimental color remains with the color guard at Its post with the regiment. The band moves straight to Its front until clear of ^he line of 4 field officers, changes direction to the right, and is baited; the designated company forms column of platoons In rear of the hand, the color bearer between the platoons. The escort then marches without music to the colonel's Office or quarters and 1b formed In the line facing the entrance, the band 4n the right, the color bearer in the line of file closers. The color bearer pre ceded by the first lieutenant and followed by a sergeant of the escort then goes to obtain the color. The ceremony is profound and im1j? pressive and when executed according to thp regulations without a hitch leaves spectators thrilled. There will be some ceremony each ii evening hereafter but not every day i . will Escort to Colors be joined with I dress parade and guard mount. The companies are beginning to thin out at camp and all drillB possible are being given the men. Company A of Clarksburg, Captain Alfred Powell, left this morning for Wheeling, to take the place of the Ohio troops that I have been doing guard duty in that I city. No other movement will be made be tore probably Friday. Then companies of the second battalion will be moved along the various cuts and tunnelB of B , the railroads between the Ohio river B and the eastern panhandle. Kb Captain Alexander E. Bell of ComB pany I has returned to his company at Mobilization camp. He has been on B' the Mexican border where he was or dered to participate in officers' schools B tor warfare. He Is ruddy and particucompany which has become of the best In camp under the direction of First B l.leutenant Odar Watson. I WAKE UP AMERICA' I DAY IN THE SCHOOLS Hi B To Commemorate Paul ReIm ' vere's Ride and Battle of Lexington. "Wake Up America Day" will be observed tomorrow in the city schools In connection with a nation-wide observance of the day and in commoration of the Battle of Lexington and H the famous ride of Paul Revere. An effort to have the day fittingly Observed was made yesterday when officers of the William Haymond chap ter of the Daughters of the AmerlB can Revolution got In touch with MayB or Bowen and City Superintendent of Schools Otis 0. Wilson. I (At first it was thought probable that a general celebration of the day might he had In Fairmont but in view of the fact that the city so recently held lust such an observance as this would be. It was deemed best to confine the day's eelebratton to the city schools. Programs of appropriate nature will be Observed In each of the city schools U> which the public will be invited tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock. 'Sarah Bernhardt M ,1s Critically 111 HI (By Associated Press) HI - a.i-?nr vnov An*ll iq Puni\, -?.o. iuautuuo -nhardt, actress, who was >n here last night for an efthe kidneys, has "a good lance for recovery," hut her is very grave It was stated i noon today by Dr. Leo Buer>crfonned the operation. Annotation of si* physicians In s on her will be held later in Read the . Five Dollars in Magazine Fund for the Camp Yesterday's appeal for funds with which to buy magazines for the use ! of the Boldlers at the concentration camp met with prompt response and at noon today the fund stood as follows: The West Virginian $1.00 Mrs. Dan Maurer 1.00 R. T. C 1.00 J. \V. K 1.00 Hary Moulds Hurst 1.00 This will give the magazine fund at tho Army Y. M. C. A. a good start, but there will be use for much more money. Get In while the getting Is good. MTuin VESSEL IS SUNK Eighteen Spaniards Perish in Latest U-Boat Outrage. Associated l*ress) MADRID, Apr. 18?The Spanish steamship Pompom has been torpedoed and sunk without warning. Eighteen lives were lost. It Is expected that news of this occurrence T..11 1 Inllnm. ~ . V. t 1 ? t 1 t? ? 1 _ mil imuici 1U11U1110 iiuuiiu ICUUUg 1U Spain. The Pompom, 2409 tonnage was owned in Balboa. Recent news dispatches from Spain said much excitement was produced by the torpedoing of the Spanish steamer, San Fulgencio. The SpanlBh government sent an emphatic protest to Germany and is reported to have demanded an Indemnity. SMITH REPORTS OH THE SUB ENCOUNTER Periscope Was Seen as Well as Wake of the Torpedo. (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON. D. C., April 18.? Tho periscope of a submarine running I submerged was sighted by deck officer, quartermaster and deck watch of the Destroyer Smith early yestei day morning, Just before the wake of the torpedo was seen crossing the destroyer's bows. This information was contained in the radio report from the commander of the Smith received today at the Navy department Navy officials said this confirmed the report of the presence of German submarine in American waters. | The officer on watch on the Smith reported that the periscope was distinctly visible at a distance of 300 yards from the ship. j The quartermaster and members of the gun crew agreed in this respect. The report from the officer said the periscope was moving on a course parallel to that of the destroyer. The tor pedo crossed the bows o? the Smith at a distance of 30 yards as reported jesterday and today's statement added that all of the men on the ship who saw It were experienced torpedo men. to teach Women flying for u. s. MRS. WALDO PHEUCfc Mrs._Pierce la soclety'a contribution to aviation. She In forming a class of vomon at Mlneola, N. Y? to toach them aviation so they may serve the United States. More Acoeptsble Than Money. It is not srrlttcn blessed Is he that feedeth the poor, bat he that considered the pooit A little thought and a little kindness are often -north more than a great deal of money.?Rusltln. Advertisements Regi WESTERN I /v o FFrH=z$ CALA.S >H^>acs K'Sd^ ?TOME? "XP WTOTTOjy # ? ru^^Mue KS * /Ss J&loos \pou^> *v^ it (5|L>^Srai Sv t?w5I5e* XvV^> ' ^ **AMTeNft ~^Pg "P'-'Ng ^HAULNES ^ m*OVK (~*M* . OEAUVAI5 P ' cpMPlEGME t ^r* # BET2 Ojjt-' BENLI* # /^5u^ >-? NANTeWIL \ + MrAi/l CHA COULOMM \ . "-Vi' V - ? U PR ? SCALE OF MILES FRONTIER LINES ? ?? FORTS Map showing the big allied suet than two years; broken line the prei found the second German line there v? the great battle along the Hlndenbui portant French coal city of Lens, fr< failed to drive back the British, who ar line, northwest of which the Brltist are only a mile away and have started AT CHARLESTON Navy Will Build Gun Forging Factory at That City. (Special Dispatch to West Virginian) CHARLESTON, April 18.?It was announced hero today that in addi-i tion to the government annor plant and projectile plants, the Navy department will also build a gun forging plant near Charleston, two sites will be required instead of one which is considered sufficient for the armor and projectile plants. Dead Negro's Name Is Alec Malone The body of the negro killed by a Baltimore and Ohio railroad train at Hammond Monday evening has been identified as that of Alex Malone. The body was identified by means of a card bearing the name of an employment bureau in Washington, D. C? bearing date of April 14, 1917, which was found on the man's body. Undertaker Musgrave who has the body in charge wired the bureau who wired back that the man was Alec Malone and that they knew absolutely nothing of any relatives or friends. The body is at the morgue and Just what disposition will be made of it has not been decided. Traveling Corps to Farm Irrigated Land (By Associated Pressl WASHINGTON, ApT. 18?Creation of a traveling corps of farm labor to work on irrigated land of the countryis the novel proposal of Secretary Lane to further the nation wide campaign to increase food production during the war. , The plan was outlined today in a communication to Chairman Taylor of the House frrlgalton committee in which secretary urges prompt action on pending bill designed to stimulate food production on private and public lands within irrigation projects. This legislation he says is necessary prerequisite to his plan. TO ROUND UP 8LAKERS WASHINGTON, April 18?The bill permitting allies t orecruit their citizens in the United States was passed today by the 8enate by unanimous consent and went to the House to wait action there. ilarly- They Are A 7rontfrom_no_ % ?*lANTWt 3HU&es ?N^/ 1 i BRUSSELS . ? / K i^f\ 5 G ! ? Vtou?nAV > jT^ri ?mo?? r CO* OS *?I ;; ^jaw-* ,/ ' u??o*cc,j* fsivei w Le*"?J t- )) i V * \ V.N <, \ OlSEL fcutfcC */. rT2^e ei ' 3T?< vouziej* SOISSO"* /?K w?l/'Mw suip"** v5u-<jy !jfj? ei-eS^X^j, HO^?^ CMAUCN^^TT^f ' Va^raezANNe S0^"'5 vrTRY w "-*" m*U '? OV1N* S T?\ / TBOTE' >v CH/yin_ON V ^ \ C1 :esses in relation to the whole fron t. ient front. Arrow 1 indicates the tota icated. This may mean a big German g line, indicated roughly by broken jm which the British have driven the ( e here astride the Hlndenburg line, i are practically in the outskirts. The a big attack in co-operation with the fiSTST INEJAGAZI Five Hutchinson Co. Men Injured in Mason County Today. (Special Dispatch to West Vlndnlan) PUADT POTAM A ?*.M 1 o t i . ? V|inuuUO!V/i1) A]Jl 11 JjlgUlU* lng struck a powder magazine on the property of the Hutchinson Coal company early today near Linden, Mason county. Over twenty kegs of explosive were exploded and five men were Injured. fremHiue to make gains Took Two Villages East of Soissons in Last Night's Fighting. (By Associated Press) PARIS. April 18.?Important progress was made last night by the French In their attack east of Soissons. The war office announces the capture of C havonne and Chivy. The French pushed on north of these points reaching the vicinity of Brayne-En-LaonnolB. The Germans made three desperate counter attacks in the Campagne last night. They were checked by the French who inflicted heavy losses on the attacking troops. Since Monday the French have captured upward of 14,000 unwounded Germans. In the Champagne large numbers of machine guns and trench mortars have been captured and also 12 cannon Including three of large calibre. Ammonia Explosion Kills 3 Firemen (By Associated Press) TROY, N. Y? Apr. 18?Battalion Chief Bailey and two other firemen were killed and 8 others, including Chief Patrick Byron, were seriously injured early today by the explosion of an ammonia tank during a fire in the Mohican Grocery company building. The fire caused a loss estimated at fSO.OOO. s Important and Ni RTH SEA TO SPM /^HOLLAND)! T \ k <T_ / X c iLtMonr wK.1'"N|j / X*Jm IAAC??N( 0 ?j^L,EG=c*r'x' /"* rs?&r*&i tfS&'K *"}* E^. Nl;"-rr/>u V. \ 'IUXEMBURS/ >~i iCDAnV r :/ > /? i X ^X-CMSuas F LON6WY _ ?-~y C r- J* %, DUN I / S, \ \ ^v_ -IQNTI-tucow > ITHIONVIUte KXeadu^ r^ETZ ?iAUcou)ny ^usiON morm ievioNY Ut?T|^|V1e' AU-IHK) ^ncvN\ zie* jy li \ 1 J ;1 acHoeviu /o \ < / .*'!&* ? P^Tal haumont mh wr--cPINft,L W // \ v v" r y* <fsf\ 0 J BELFORX Solid black lino Indicates the old fr lly unexpected evacuation of Dlxmude retirement in Belgium. Arrows 2, 3 a line from southeast of Arras to east of So Germans. Arrow 3 Indicates region o! Arrow 4 Indicates the city of St Quent i British line Joins the French west of British to seize the city. islSW FOR ROBBING JONES Marrea Shooting Case Goes Over in Circuit Court Tnilav Noble Layman, Cecil Hawkins and Italph Masters were this morning sentenced to two years In the penitentiary at Moundsville by Circuit Judge W. S. Haymond. The three boys were convicted at the present term of Circuit Court ot having beaten and robbed aged Hiram Jones, Civil war veteran. If tho boys behave themselves at Moundsville, and obey the rules of the institution, their sentence will be cut down to twenty months, two months each year being taken off for good behavior. The case of Angelo Marrea, which was scheduled for today, was postponed to April 25, because ot the absence from the city of Congressman M. M. Neely, who Is counsel for the defendant. Would-Be Suicide's Sanity is Doubted The Marion county lunacy commission Is sitting this afternoon to determine whether or not Miss Viola Stambaugh, who last night attempted suicide from the river bridge, Is, or Is not. Insane. It Is said that the attemnt MIbb Stambaugh made on her life last night was not the first and that should she be permitted liberty she would be eventually Buccoed In taking her own life. A number of witnesses are pres ent to be examined. Aliens Mst Keep' Their Distance ( (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, April 18.?All aliens ' residing within one-half mile of a; I fort, camp, aircraft station, govern- ; ment or naval vessel navy yard, factory or work shop for the manufacture of munitions are required to move prolr to June 1st under penalty of summary arreBt under Instruction Issued 1 today by Attorney General to United I States marshals. Certain exception may be made i within well defined limitations. This carries out the terms of the President's proclamation. The attorney general's Instructions also cover J.he enforcement of the other regulations prescribed In the ' President's proclamation. i iwsy As Any Other I ? . II-J.JL II I'll! \TZERLAND j if\ iotoaNK $K 1 *? J COHLCN2 f-J&> T JU/ y-' ?':^J (ll(' // / i^ V / fi? / /" Yrt AN?f ^ ^ / / #4 y 6MRBURG X Jt w 6TRMS^s^" a*burg ~x$-fi /r "5Stl CMJ | ,fi / # / f <?P^"AR - ;.mun5ter ) i / f mulhau5en (#1#actk4cm DANNl- >V*^.? marie. rrBASEL ll / ont held by the Germans for more to the Belgian troops, who have nr? A InfUoOfn DvUloVi nHXAOnnxx ( % uu -x muivavo utlliou olib^COSCO 111 lssons. Arrow 2 Indicates the Imr big German counter-attack which In, stronghold of the Hlndenburg the city. South of It the French iilinEr, AGAINST DRAFT New Army Bill Provides for Try at Volunteer System. (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON. April 18.?Opponents of selective conscription got the upper hand when the House Military committee today voted 12 to 8 to have the new army bill carry provision to first try to raise a new force by volunteers. Meanwhile a bill Including a conscription provision was approved by the Senate Military committee 10 to 7. NEWSPAPER MAN IS MADE U. S. CENSOR HHiH r yyj. OEQROE CR.EEL. 1 President Wilson has appointed p Creel war censor tor the United States p Creel is prominent as a spceial writ- 1 sr for newspapers and magazines. He r Is the husband of Blanche Bates, the [ actress. c Sky 8plltter. t Marcy, the highest mountain In the 1 Empire state, was named In honor of Sot. William L. Marcy. Its Indian name Is "Tahawas" (he splits the And She Pell for It ? "I am not easily flattered," she said. * "Indeed not" he replied. "It would c be difficult to make you out to be ? more beautiful than you really are." j Part of The West imt SIC GUNS BOOM 1 OFF CAPE COD I CLOSE TO SHORE I Boston Navy Yard Much Mystified by the Inci? MAY HAVEJKN SALUTE J Firing Ceased After it Had :w Continued Thirty Minutes. (By Associated Press) ! BOSTON, April 18. ? Reports ot navy gun tiro at the entrance ot liasinchusotts hay sent a thrill alone the :oaat today. Three coast guard sta* Jons on Cape Cod successively report >(1 to the navy yard here that they had counted distinct and repeated guns from north and northeast of the tip of die cape. It was believed at the navy lards that American vessels wero engaged with the enemy. k Inside the cape a heavy fog bong :>ver the waters but outside the weather was calm and a gentle breeze was slowing. No warships were sighted by the three stations and after 30 minutes :he firing ceased. It was suggested that ships of allies which are constantly on patrol duty light have come up with (rlendly war>lilps and salutes were exchanged. '* However, naval men could not underttand warships on active duty betraytig location through naval etiquette. They believe there was no saluting miens prearranged and of which there was no knowledge at the navy yards. Subsequent attempts to learn somethlng definite failed and explanation, if the firing was awaited through reports from the war vessels in the vl- *1 eiFsSF J WAS TAME AFFAIR r 3utbreak in Warsaw Much More Serious to the German Cause. (By Associated Press) COPENHAGEN, April 18.?The numif strikers In Berlin is placed In even he semi-official report at 125,000 end s distributed according to the Tageilatt through machine works, eleetrl al establishments and part of the munition plants. The latter statenent Is interesting In view of the dls mtch from the official news buroau lenying the munition factories were iffected. The Tageblatt says how;ver that the great munition indnsry at Standau has not been involvReports in all the Berlin papers . hlch have arrived here agree that J > he demonstrators were nsnually orerly although roughs resorted to ocasional window breaking In the IJnter Jen Linden, the Friedrich and Lelpic stresses and other central thorughfares. Soldiers as well as police ,-ero used in cordons thrown abont he Unter Den Linden and. the Imlerlal castle. COPENHAGEN. April 18.?A Strike las broken out among Polish munllon workers In Warsaw where Ger* nany has been using Polish laborers o help supply the eastern army. Orinances of the German military govrnor which are republished in a Posen 'ollsh newspaper threaten those reusing to work with a year's lmprisnment or transfer to a prison camp. Philadelphia Gets fl Great Art Collection (By Associated Press) '^s PHILADELPHIA, April 18.?John O. ohnson's famous art collection valued v him at more than $5,000,000, Is glvn by his will to the city of Phlladelbia. By the terms of the will made ubllc today his handsome residence n the heart of the city and the 600 aintlngs it contains are to be the 'iirpcibj ui ruiiouoipuia xui use h a ^ 'un iubllc museum to be maintained by the ilty. provided it accepts the bequest vithin six months. II it fails to do so he paintings are to go to the Metropolian Museum of New York. All members of Fairmont Lodge No. i, Loyal Order of Moose, are requestid to assemble in the lodge rooms, McClnney building, at 1:30 p, m. Thurslay, April 19th, to attend the funeral >f Brother Thomas Madden to be held it his late home on Diamond street idvt RAY D. HARDEN, Secretary.