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BBmv.Hp\ ? l: MOVING PICTURE FUNNY. I ^ I fe -i^Cut out/the picture on all four sideo. Sjv TChen carefully fold dotted line 1 Us w*V antlre length. Then dotted line 2, feg-JSl'd so on. Fold each section under|;f* Heath accurately. When completed v., hirn oyer and you'll find a surprising p" fesult Save the pictures. || THE WEATHER. e f?- 1 erature' maximum' EVENTS TONIGHT K.';., High school?Baby Welfare program, ' ^Including lecture by Dr. Carter FleraIfe Fenlmore street?Mission Study class Bps i' of Williams Memorial church at ; home of Mrs. Ward Downs. ' Miller School?Home talent play by [' U/ ? members of Mlrst M. E. Ladies' M. P. Temple?Last night reheasal of . the Choral society, 7 o'clock. Kprl- Court House?Meeting of Fairmont Auk -y. tomoblle association. Trades Council Hall?Meeting of Painters and Decorators union. add Fellows Hall?Marlon lodge No. 11 i Red Men Hall?Maripn lodge, Knights of Pythias. M&l-r. i Knights of Pythias Hall?Mountain I City temple. 1 Modern Woodmen Hall?Seaton camp, 1 &?<;' ' ' Royal Neighbors. 8..-; v Normal School?Players' club. f' Maccabee Hall?Marion hive. J. O. Wataon In the East?J. 0. j Watson, president of the Monongahela | J alley Traction company, left this I| 0 morning for a business trip East. K.s: Polynanna Garden?The lot in the ,, rear of the Palatine Baptist church on KpV T-tJolumblt street will be planted in & flowerB this year by the members of 'Sr' fte Follynanna class of the Sunday K",' : school. The flowers will be used to K(- lecorate the church and to make pleas? *,, int the rooms of such members of the 1 congregation. I ' Driver Fined?In addition to imposJj ing a fine of $25 on the owner of the BV.-\ taxi which was involved in a collision with a street car on Cleveland avenue ftr yesterday. Decause the car did not carK';; ' ry a city llcemie, the driver. Hugh P- Fleming, was fined a like amount of I reckless driving. Police Court ? L. 0. Arnett, Jr. !&"; .Charged with fighting was fined $5 In fcvA3 police court this morning. He paid. g:j; ' :john Doe, drunk, who claims John Doe ' >'s his sure-encugh name, was fined lb (or drunkenness. He paid. Auto Asso. to Meet?This evening * meeting of the Fairmont Automobile Association will be held at Jhe jCaurt K 'v house. Officers for the ensuing year " will be elected and plans made for mak ing the organization more of a force j? in the community. c:'" Musical Comedy Company Here? &$/ IJreparatory to an engagement which irlll be played in this city next week |S, i^e members of the Hoyt and Adams jRi musical comedy company are spend-* ?g the week-in the city. fc?" " New Bungalow?A six-room bunga By-1": low Is being bult on the Springer [jfe farm near Union by Mr. and Mrs. B&f;S Elliott Springer, oC the East side, ^. rWho will occupy It as soon as It Is Secretary J. F. Marsh Here?Hon. jsfi J. F. Marsh, of Charleston, secretary Of the 8tate Board of Regents and acting secretary for the State Board V of Education, arrived here last evenK'ii'.' tog from Charleston and today visited - Use State Normal school where he conl&j (erred with school officials on mats'; tors of Interest to the' school. Mr. by,: Marsh will go to Adamston this evenI Ing where he will deliver a commenceS'j,g ment address. B? t*Teachers Will Garden?A number of j R the members of the Normal school fYj faculty have taken over plots of &V'. ground on the Normal campus and will ' ? V plant potatoes and other vegetables, v.';. mis will be done In connection with the nation wide movement for the conversation of food studs and the (cultivation of all possible acreage of Sound. - Will Speak at Enterprise?Prof. E. U. Lively of the Normal school faculty, go to Enterprie on Friday where je will deliver a commencement adIress at the commencement exercises if the school there. On Thursday Prof. ^ falter Barnes also of the Normal faoilty, will deliver an address at the commencement exercises at the Gypsy chools. Delivered Address?President Josiph Rosier, of the Fairmont State Norsal school, was at Clarksburg yesteray where he delivered an address at be commencement exercises of the [resell! schools. wf i ':Glreult-jCaurt?All the-evldence la the case of the American Laundry Company against Dayton L. Mayers baa been presented andjhe case will probably be left wltb the Jury this evening. 1 he case wan begun before Judge Haymond Saturday and the concluding evidence was presented this morning. The next civil case on the docket Is that of Deveny against the Monongabela Valley Traction company and this will probably be taken up late this evening or In the morning. Miss Vernon Resigns?Miss Emma Vernon, who for a number of years has l.een head nurse at Fairmont Hospital No. 3, has resigned that position and has returned to her home at Elizabeth, W. Va., where she will remain for some time. Miss Vernon's mother has been in poor health and Bhe will remain with her until her condition is improved. The departure of Miss Vernon from this city will be sincerely regretted among her many friends. o-:?a A1J Thfl first aid rir?t mu vihwuw. ..? classes in the First Aid course of the American Red Cross were held yesterday afternoon and evening in the Association rooms under the direction of I)r. Carter Fleming. Each class nas a membership of 25 and classes will be held each week. The second supply of books ordered for the students will arrive this week as will supplies for practical demonstration. B. M. A. Directors?The board of di-! rectors of the Fairmont Business | Aien's Association held their regular j monthly meeting In the association's r rooms in the Jacobs building this after-1 noon. Nothing of importance, as'it from the regular routine business, was j transacted. Fiifiiii Mil Number of Them Will be Out of Town at Important Meetings, A large number of women representing the First Baptist church of this city will go to Shiunston in the morning where they will attend the Trlassociational missionary meeting ot the Goshen-Judson Union associations j which will bo held there during the day. Those who contemplate goit.g i are Mrs. J. F. Cole, Mrs. C. 0. Henry,: Mrs. Eh N. Eddy, Mrs. C. E. Hutchin-1 iun. Mrs. C. H. Jonklns, Mrs. W. J. Eddy, Mrs. W. A. Lawler, Mrs. G. B. Moore, Mrs. J. 0. Whorley. Mrs. Geo. A. Johnson, Mrs. R. W. Holbert, Mrs. J. S. LeMasters, Mrs. A. H. Lynch, Mrs. J C. d. Swiger, Mrs. Belle Payne, Mis. I Martha Hoggess, Mrs. Tusca Morris, | Mrs. Blaine Spurgeom Mrs. A. R. Wat-' son. Mrs. C. H. Bartlett, Mrs. C. M.1 Vaughn, Mrs. A. J. Stone, Mrs. E. C. j Curry, Mrs. T. L. Henderson, Mrs. N. ( E. Jamison. Mesdames H. G. Stoetzer, J. A. Van-' dervort, J. Walter Barnes, B. L. Butch-, er, J. Frank Ritchie, Delia Shlnn, Wal-i ter Barnes, Richard Gilkeson and M. J.' Brooks went to Buckhannon todaj j where they are attending the thir-; teenth annual session of the Grafton | Presbytery Missionary society, , ' Mrs. George Street Died Last Night Mrs. Georgianna Street, wife of George Street, of Hutchinson, and a daughter of Mr.' and Mrs. Daniel T. Watkins. of Fdgemont, died last evening shortly before six o'clock at Cook hospital where she had been a patient for a weeK. a cnna wus uuru a noc-vi ago to Mr. and Mrs. Street and since I that time the mother had been in a critical condition. The child died several days ago. Mrs. Street was agcl twenty-four years. The body was taken to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Watkins this morning. Funeral sei^ic?s will be announced later. Undertaker Cunningham in charge. SAVE THI! AMERICAN FL NUMBI Presont three of these coupons c of The West Virginian with 98c casl with sewed stripes, guaranteed fast < Realizing the need of every family in Flag to display on patriotic holidays, number of our readers at ridiculously i price of flags has almost doubled in tl to dip 3 of the above coupons consecc The West Virginian office with 98 cen cents extna for mailing if not called foi To those desiring It we will furnish holder, all packed with the flag complet additional. | f SEE L A ENEMY NOW 1 ONLY PEE CMS' ipt i yggaaairr-i i i , ?-? # ; 'C. ^ f ' r B - vT'' i MI sim ID I m ?uis i Brilliant Jewish Pastor is Going to Cleveland Congregation. WHEELING, May L?Rabbi A. H. ^ Silver, of Eoft Street Temple, will likely leave Wheeling shortly. He has accepted a call from one of the largest Jewish congregations In the country, the Temple of Israel at Cleveland, 0. Mr. Silver recently spoke before the f u-nai a run meeting 01 umi euugiega tlon and yesterday the call was unanl- ' mously extended to him. Rabbi Silver Is one of the youngnst rabbis in the country, and Is among the most brilliant pastors In America, j He is an able orator and a logical speaker. The Cleveland field will give c him a larger territory of activity. His J congregation will regret to part with c him. j iMr. Silver since coming here a few . years ago has always taken an unusually active part hi uplift work of all * kinds. He is a director of the Asso- ' dated Charities, a member of the lted a Cross chapter. Wheeling Playground t association, the Anti-Tuberculos's r league, the B'nai B'rith and other <r- c conizations. He campaigned the state '1 for equal suffrage during the last cam- i paign. t -?-? > President Carranza !c Takes Office Today j (By Associated Press) MEXICO CITY. May 1.?Venustiano " Carranza will take office late today as r first constitutional president of Mexi- , co since the assassination of Krau- c cesco Madero on February 23, 1913. , * at... At I tic sume lime uie mni wuubuiu ? tionul congress to be elected in that t period will convene under what is t probably the most radical constitution ^ of any important country In the world. t New Work For the rr Degree of Honor j; State Organizer Clara Dietz was j r present at Monday night's meeting of i i the local Degree of Honor lodge which i was held ln?A. U. U. W. hall. Under jj her supervision the new officer drill was organized. Sisters Georgia Lo-ve i and Mollie Levelle being the leaders, i. The drill is described as a beautiful j r piece of work, all of the members were j r very much taken with the new work. ci On Monday night next a social meet- t ing will be held by the members to f plan for an open meeting for May -'1 f to which all members of the A. 0. U. a W. and families are invited to be present. All members of the D. of H. are a to invite their friends to this open i meeting on May 21. , c Last night's meeting closed at 9:30 iz o'clock with officers at their stations j e as follows: State Organizer, Clara t Dietz in the Chief of Honor chati; i Honor, Brother Crowl; Chief of Cere- t monies. Maggie Mort; Recording Fi- t t u tfinlrenri* Ushers. Gflor* f UUUUICif U. X4. awMnw*.*., ... , gia Lowe, Mollie Jones; pianist, Sister i ( Doollttle. Mrs. Dletz left this morning for e Grafton where she will be for the rest of the week. ' (! LAUREL POINT. News was received here Thursdny f morning of the death of Mrs. Beall j which occurred Wednesday night. She I was the widow of the late Caleb Beall who died several years ago. They re. J sided on a farm near Morgantown. Mrs. Beall had been sick for quite a s while. She is survived by three sons, J George of this place and Harry and Thornt at home. Interment in Oak c Grove cemetery the 28th. Mrs. S. J. Stevens and Mrs. Charles j Martin are both on the sick list. ^? ? (1 3 COUPON j|? .AG CUUHJiN i SR 23 ' lonsecutively numbered at the office / 1 and get a beautiful Flag 4x6 feet, ' :olors. Fairmont and vicinity for nn American we have arranged to Bupply a limited i small cost in spite of the flact that the e le past few daVs. All you need do Is b utlvely numbered and present them at s ts in cash and the flag is yours. Ten q r. a a 7 foot Jointed pole with ball, rope and e In a neat corrugated box for 67 cent* f f FRECKLES AND HIS FRIE1 S ffoTTA WMB ) "r'^r OH - IF I COULD S /. D'Y< T SCHNEIDER, J|jj W I I llr B .. K^ I 1*1 ?4MP Sifii w.raitr Vill Sit at the Usual Polling Places for That Pur- hc at pose. dc ? w an ems \ bi ed CHARLESTON, W. Va., May L? tegi3trara who were appointed by ^ ounty courts in West Virginia last ^ ear to register the voters at the gen- th ral election are the first to be drafted nto the service of the state and nation Pj n taking the selective draft census, it fc vas aunounced by officials here. The egjptrars will he required under pen- fc liy 01 line anil imprisonment to 6*>? u heir services to the government in hi naking a registration of the men who 7 ome within the prescribed age limit. e< The registrars will he required to s:t a) n their precincts and register the men vho are within the age limit, which is a! et to be established. tr There are approximately l.SftO pre- b' incts in West Virginia, and the task af 01 aking an enrollment o? the youth of jj he state is uot a matter of small pro- r'e lortion. An average of four men to tl he proclnct would raise the total to st nore than seven thousand men. fj Lists are being compiled by the Lueau of Military Census and Enroll- 0nent, of which Col. George S. Wallace 0] if Huntington, is chief of the registrars w vho served in that capacity last year, 1 b ind they will be required to perforin jj he service when ordered. The Fediral act also will require those coming vithin the age limit to go to the?regis- r rars sitting in their precincts and L egister. Because so many requests for ii for- 1 nation relative to the enrollment and inscription of men for the arm^ have leen coming into his office, Gov. John 1. Cornwell yesterday made a statenent so that the public may have all the nformation possible as to the plans vhich will be pursued. Ho said in iart: . fc "The regularly appointed registrars ( ? ii each precinct will be delegates w Ct as enrolling officers. The enroll-j nent cards and registration cerrifi-j 1 ate? will be sent direct from the War I iepartment to the sheriff of each coun-i e5 y, and the registrars must obtain than ! ,m rom the sheriffs before the day named ly the President in his proclamation " ,s the day of enrollment. "In each county there will be crt- al ted a board of military census and j w nrollment composed of the sheriff, the d< ounty clerk, a physician and one clti-1 en from each of the dominant poliri i al parties. This board will supervise j he enrollment and eliminate from the I hl 1st those who will be excluded under | tl he law and the President's proclaraa-1 tl ion because .of physical disability or tt or other reasons named in the act of I di 'ongress. "One or two things I wish to emplia-1 izo: /' "First?The men. registrars, sheriff | nd ethers who are called upon to per-11 orm this work are beiug called to the j | ervice of the state and nation in a JI ime of war. They cannot be excused i nnd correspondence to j. rum oui ? (w ^? hat end will be useless. J "r "Second?The young men who are F o be enrolled will understand that chile, in a sense, they are volunteering JV or service when they present thernelves at their respective precincts for nrollment, only such of tliem as may tc lereafter be drawn will be actually 10 nljed to the colors. That to seek to la vtide enrollment will not only brdnd hem in their communities but subject hem to severe penalties. "Third?That this work must be " lone with the utmost speed and accu- 01 acy and with absolute fairness. '' "Instruction will go by mail to all eglstrars and to the members of the A ounly boards from here at once. In- j j" tructions go with the enrollment cards rom Washington to the sheriffs and Irc nust be obtained by the registrars rom them." c lermans Report West A Front Successes BERLIN, May 1.?A French stormng attacks with fresh divisions faild yesterday between Brosnes and Au- ' lerive, says the official sttaement is- t(. ued today by the German army headuarters' staff. The Germans, in this a. irea, It is added, hold complete pos- rf esslon of their positions. e. On the west front yesterday twenty- j,( Ive British and French areoplanes and 0( ive balloons were forced down. I0, VPS?(BE THE KAISER?-: MELLo CHET-ffAM ' )1 " SETTIM' up A &E6UUB, J , ^R-my^wuadya Sam /rnrri I I v?l ill'ii /)\ ^ ma 0 NEWS FROM 1 GENU EUROPE, r f Report of Typhus Outbreak [ in Germany Lacks Con- a firmation. r ? a May day dawned with the armed s jsts of England, France and Germany 1 ill locked fast In the most tremen>us struggle of the whole tremendous orld war. But the eyes of the world e fixed for the moment on the stage shlnd the battle line where Inside onftlv mmrrteH frrtntlera nf the Cen al powers the bursting of the long ewlng storm of discontent Is await1 with a mingling of fear and hope. Extraordinary measures have been ken by the rulers of the Central powa to prevent the outside world from nowlng what Is transpiring within lelr borders. No German newspaper is allowed to tss into a neutral country and for le last ten days all persons have been irbldaen to leave Germany. Thus the scant and dubious news irmerly gleaned from the censored erman press or from casual travelers as been completely cut off and the eutonic empires are almost as isolat1 from the rest of the world as was icient Japan. Reports from Switzerland of vague id indefinite authority assert that the oubled conditions in Germany have een intensified by the wide-spread itbreak of typhus, said to be especial prevalent In the great industrial :gion. The epidemic is attributed to le growing food scarcity but this ory liko many similar ones lacks conrmatlon from reliable sources. The same veil which has been drawn i >-er events in Germany and Austria tscures the situation in Sweden here great nation-wide demonstration y workers was also planned for toi>" 'EMM. TEMPLARS . ? DROP CONCLAVE!;' I c t PITTSBURGH, May 1?The sixty- i mrth annual State Conclave of the! c rand Commandery Knight Templars f hicli was to have been held here t ay 21, 22, 23, has been indefinitely | g istponed because of the state of war, t listing. Notices to various com-ie anderies throughout the state are' c ting mailed today from the office of J t le grand recorder in Philadelphia, j The decision to abandon the festive i c id display features of the conclave: i ere reached by the Grand Comman-1 i ir Andrew Williams last night and t > notified the grand recorder. ? A business meeting of short dura- t on and the election of officers will 3 held. It is intended to conserve ' le fund that would be expended for! < le festivities of the Conclave against c te expectation of calls for assistance 1 irlng the war times. M ? -1 " City Hall Notes ? ( At a meeting of the city Board of Af-: ilrs this morning Rev. R. T. Webb, of. q M R rhiirrh south, asked the i mrd for permission to erect a tem-! jrary building of wood to the rear of | le present church. This was not i -anted, Rev. Mr. Webb being asked | i secure prices on brick and tile and j i return before the Bonrd at some j ter date. Bonds against the city of Fairmont idotmable May 1, 1917, were handed i the city today and were taken care r as they came in. But very few of. 10 number supposed to be in were ihJed to the city before press time, ccording to the city officials there re many men in the city who will vis- ; the offices this afternoon and ask ir the money due them on the bonds 1 hich have been advertised as ready ir taking up today. R-1? "Ft "DIaI, avi aay uay iwub uu the Docks at Erie (By Associated Press) j ERIE, Pa., May 1.?May day was ihered In here by a battle between Bgro deck laborers and strikers on ie Anchor line docks. The strike was called on Saturday id today when negro strike breakers iported^or work they were attack1 by a dozen or more men said to > members of the Industrial Workers ' the World. Police finally restored 1 der. No one was hurt. 1 NUTHIN' DOIN'!)?BY BL YEAH l (JoSU, I'D \( M.I Bl< JUE Y BE IN WAfc) / WE SCfTT/ AN' BE A ffENElAtCL ENJEMV, OB. rOfA*TWlN'~ Ji? UAFTA mi'lAKLAY ( L UAI! rKU TUESDAY EV dnion Miners Go Out on Strike ( (By Associated Press) GRAFTON, May 1?The spirit of day day striking In Europe was re-. lected throughout the mining section if Taylor county and Preston county oday when members of the United iline Workers of America obeyed the trlke order given last week, and reused to report for duty May 1, The trlkers demand an eight-hour day and1 . net Increase In wages. Officials of everal mines effected give the num>er of men out a; 2,000. fiillifAL (Continued from Page One.) lometlmes in dirty hack rooms, unovered, exposed to files and dirt and lust, cut with uncleaned knives and aws. This not being bad enough there leeds must be, In one notable Instance, llrty gloves, soiled rags, a hammer and he like mixed up with the bavon and lalt pork?a sickening jumble. Refrigerators and coolers In all'too nany cases show no signs of having ivor hoon nloanari nnH th? conditions lmler which lard an dsausages arc nade are reprehensible in the extreme. Towels in most of your stores are conspicuous for their absence. Just low or where hands are dried has lot been explained or discovered except as the wearing apparel in some nstances gives evidence of various i8es. Where towels are present the lirt Is more in evidence then the owels. The nunjbor of even decent owels seen by your committee might >e counted on the fingers of one hand, t is surprising how many towels had ieen "sent to the wash" on Tuesday. Upon inquiry from the employer, ve were assured that employes are nstructed to cleanse their hands af;er visiting the toilet. The instrucions may be honestly given but they cannot carry far without provisions leing made for the proper cleansing if the hands. Not all the stores are weak in all :hese points. It gives me pleasure o state that you have in Fairmont ieveral food supply houses scoring 90 ind over and more scoring 80 and over ind it is in these stores that a disposition is shown to Improve conditions. The committee met with courtesy m the part of most of the dealers. It s a noteworthy fact that the only discourtesy or grouchiness shown was by hose whose places of business could tot bear Inspection. The consclentiius dealer in every instance welcomed the visitors. I am glad to say that he spirit of most of your dealers/is ? ;ood. They do care and are anxious ? a nlooon tliolr oiiatnmorR. Tf own* V? JS.WUWX, .MW.? ?.-~v ... rs of the buildings were as consc'.entl- rt ius, conditions in many of these stores p night be ideal in short order. E I would recommend the suggestion II if a few of your dealers, that a regular || nspector be appointed to pay occas- p onal visits, not of criticism but, of o lelpfulness. A "municipal housekeepir" would be welcomed by the conscientious, I believe. ~ Allow me to express by appreclaion of the assistance given me by was he representative of. the Woman's a,s( dub. Miss Rock, and of the city's rep- tlc esentative, Mr. Hclden. Thanks to vir. Holdcn's tact and courtesy, our intrance into these places of business NELSON A ^ - THEATER - THE LUKlJNli A four act drama with Stella Hoban f THE SECRET OF 1 Grant, the Police Reporter Series. TANIfillT Where the Tra" D I Unltlll I tt Fool, Hank Mani looooosceogooeeoeooeoecoooGooc SEE GEORGE. 217 MADISOl And Always Get Enamelware, Chinaware, G1 Jardiniei Boys' summer pants, 25c. . hClldren'g Hose, 10c, 15c, 25c. j 2 Boys' Shirts and waists 25c. I Ladles hosiery or every description. Ladies' summer union suits 25c. F SPECIAL?When you want good free to come here. We specialize In good i tjoeoooeeooooooeooooooooooooe OSSER. ' MOW ^? k WAVE A C KAV/ ' --wV I BE TM grfMfniTT V) \WA Il%y r-ai >o ^ MATERIAL I 1 REDUCTIONS M THIS WEEK J dTj LADIES' COATS AND SUITS ASTONISHING VALUES THAT SURPRISE COATS FROM 3.98 up 1 SUITS FROM J 6.98 ORIGINATORS AND LEADER8 UPMOST ORAPTO* WMTOH 'M LUMBERG BROS. CO 1 iWjgP^i I F LOW PRICES IN FAIRMON? JH m^mmmmmm?i w-MMI r f i made easy and agreeable. I wiab i | > to tbank you for your entnusias ? co-operation. JM Respectfully submitted, w j MAUD VAN BURBN, 111 Civic Organizer. TOMORROW 1 WEDNESDAY LIGHTS eatured. 'HE BORGIAS I lvldes, a drama; There's Many i Cotredy. |H 1 >00000000000000000000000 A WALTER S S STREET ; Bargains. assware, Flower Pots, res. Children's summer underwear 5c. Men's hose, 10c, 15c, 25c. Ladles vests 10c, 15c, 25c. All kinds ribbons, 10c, 25c. All kinds laces 2 l-2c to 26e ier yard. Ih fruit of any kind don't forget Tuit and candies. ocooooooooooiaaeooeoooBM '^1 -v^TgtE VJHoTS 1 IT WANMA PlAY