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PITTSBURGH, May 4^-Tbere was a moderate Increase In business on the K1 ' Pittsburgh Stock Exchange, but it was all at the expense of values. With a I - "/ few exceptions, net changes were confined to fractions, but In virtually ev? ery Instance the market closed at the lowest of the day, K American Window Glass Machine B. . preferred and La Belle Iron common "wero each $1 lower, and Columbia Gas Bfc - and Electric at *0% was off 1% points. uu ana gaa stocas were less acuvo and closed % to % lower. Summary. Sales. High. tow. i 300 A W G Macb... 52% 52% 95 Do preferred... 97 96 200 Cable Coiisol M. .07 .07 |W ; 200 Caney River G.. 48% 48% 15 Col O & E 40% 40% 280 Fireproof ?... 6% 0 600 Gold Bar Mining JO .30 24 H-W Refrac pf.. 106% 106% 160 Ind Brew 2% 2% 26 Do preferred... 10% 10% 65 UBelleUon.... 90 90 if- 70MfrsL4H 68% 68% 1,900 Ml Shasta 68 .51 SO Ohio Fuel Oil ... 20 19% 30 Ohio Puel Supply 49% 49% 160 VR R 62%, 62% M0 P*J. Copper 52 .52 W& 471 Furo Oil .'. 22% 22% 180 U 8 Steel 114% 114% 15 W P T-W'P pf.. 74% 74% 270 Weel Airbrake.. 117% 116% 840 We? Electric . .. 48 47% i j? "30 I Grain and Produoe, i .. i CHICAGO, May 4.?Loftiest prices ! yet in the wheat market here resulted . ,yesterday from purchases that appear- , ed to be largely (or seaboard account and that follqwed announcement of arrangements which seemed to indicate the'fillure of censorship methods to ; keep down'quotations at Winnipeg. The market here closed nervous 3ft cents to 10ft cents net higher, with , May at $2.80 and July at $2.25% @ i r 2.26 ft. Corn gained 1ft cents to 2% cents and oats ft cent to ft cent. In i provisions the outcome was a setback ' of 5 cents to 50 cents. Open. Close, i WheatMay $2.75 $2.80 July 2.22 2.25% i September 1.89 1.90ft i Corn?: l May 1.50ft 1.52% July 1.44 1.44ft Oats? ( May 68 ft .68ft , July 64% .64% j i | New York j j , j NEW YORK, May 4.?Constant liqui- J Viifrh.erndfl securities accom UBHVM Vt u<QM ffjv panted the weak tone of yesterday's! I stock market. Although the movement I ." lacked mcist of the frenzied features . which characterized Bimilar reversals of the past few months, the reaction I. was none the less impressive. I As was to be expected from the dlsI cour&glng tenor of overnight advices, the selling movement was materially i aided by an aggressive Bhort Interest, ( I which concentrated Its attacks, as hereI tofore, upon such potential leaders as B* United States Steel and the many vo-|1 Utile Issues comprising the several 1 war groups. , I * Forty Hours at | I . Grant Town Church 1 Beginning with this morning at ' I eight o'clock the Catholic church at f Grant Town will observe the iorty I hours devotions. Rev. Frances L. McFadden, rector of the church, is conducting tho services. The devotions will conclude with High muss ou Sun- ' day morning at ten o'clock. Ail dur- i lng the mouth of May short evening da- ! Votlcni will be hold at 7:30 o'clock. 1 I i On Wednesday of next w.jek B'shop j I Donahue, of Wheeling, will vMt the church at Grant Town and administer confirmation to a ciosb 01 conuiou. Many Exempt From Vaccination. I It has been stated that one-half the 1 I children borh In the British Isles are 1 I never vucclnated, the greater number 1 ' being exempted by a declaration of t conscientious objection made by the parents. Had Fairly Good Hold. "Has Jimson ever had much of a '' I hold on you?" "He succeeded In pull- 1 lng my leg. once ["?Judge. J I CHECK YOUR BABY;] i'"" 'LzLzj* HrI flpiljijjljjjjjjiljj^^ hwsir'T^tt w'tmrtn . , , < Baby-chuckles originated as an aid ia& New York, In order that mothers ol tl r (Ml and flea. f I The late completion* in the Wast Virginia fields made a Terr Poor showing. In Lincoln rlstrlct, 1>ler county, located In old territory, a. poyle k Co. drilled a test' on the Christy Schriver larm uunagu lne Keener sand, developing a very light show of oil. On Traders run, Grant district, Wetzel county, the South Perm Oil company has drilled a test on the Robinson Improvement company's property through the Gordon sand, it is located in old territory and is showing for a 10-barrel pumper. In Union district. Wood county, o. G. Quick & Co., after a prolonged fishing job at a test on the Grlbble heirs' farm, have succeeded in drilling It into the Berea grit and it is showing for a five barrel pumper. In Walker district. Byers & Co. are due in the Berea grit at a test on the Eigie Grant farm. In Williams district, the Four Bills Oil company is due in the sand at a test on the L. G. Stevens farm.' INDUSTRIAL ] FAIRMONT A large silk flag will float soon infront of the National Biscuit agency on Jackson street The National Bis* cult company has allotted to each of its many agencies twenty dollars with which to purchase flags and the agencies all over the country are ipaklng patriotic displays. Owing to the net work of wires in front of the local agency some difficulty is anticipated In banging me nag mo ? , ? will make an effective display, but it will probably be suspended across the street above the wires with the field of stars pointing towards the east according to the standard regulations governing the display of the United States flag. Fertilizer, which was ordered by the Marion County Farm Bureau, has not yet all arrived although freight agents all along the line have been ordered by the government to ruBh the ship, ment. A large order for crushed 'line stone, to be used by the farmers of this county, has been cancelled by the Standard Limestone company, a targe corporation in Virginia, because it wae found to be impossible to procure cars for the shipment. A new Buick "heavy six" was seen on the streets this morning and received many favorable comments from local motorists. The new model Is smaller and lighter than the old six" and embodies many new features anu improvements. Local agencies were Informed some time ago that the new model would not be out before July 1, out It Is probable that local shipments will be received before that time. Peter Tush Fatally Injured in Mines ? -A - ? Pete Tusn, agea i# a wi?ieuei siding at Monongah who succumbed :o Injuries received In the mines there when he was caught between cars at the mines while at work, was brought here on the twelve o'clock car last light and taken to the Cunningham norgue where it was prepared for lurial. The man was single and bag i brother, George Tush, residing In 'his vicinity and several other relalives here and at Rlchwood. No fulerai arrangements have been made jut the funeral will take place from 3t. Joseph's Catholic church. The Only Way. "I'm thinking seriously of starting a novlng picture theater," "Well, there's good money in that business." "It Isn't the money I'm after. But I would like to see my wife and children once In a while." i Doomed to Uncertainty. Helen?"Did Florence marry ber Ideal ?"' Gertrude?"The poor girl will never know." Helen?"Why I" Gertrude?"Her ideal Is a man who would not marry again even If his wife should die."?Judge. Carrier Swift Flyer. It Is estimated that in calm weather a carrier pigeon can fly at the rate of 1,200 yards a minute; with the help of u moderate wind It will attain a speed of 1,540 yards, and before a strong wind 2,000 yards. IT'S LATEST STUNT! to Bill; Sunday, now ovangellzlng i; tots may hear Bllly'e sermon* with" rbt disturb the audleno% By A GARDENER. The wots of J>?rgoip ere dag Lste ii the fall and stored In cellars or pits much as cabbage U, or else allowed t remain where they are grown and ar dug as- required for use. The latte way is all rigbt unless the groom greens. Tha seeds 0f parsnips should b sown now, if you have not already don so, in rows 18 inches apart The plant should later be thinned to stand inches apart in the row. A rich sol with frequent cultivation is necessar; for success with this crop. The roots ere boiled until tender am cut in slices and browned in butter o roasted with meat in the same we; that potatoes areCarrots are cultivated In practical! the same way as parsnips but are no thinned so much and are allowed t grow almost as thickly as planted Those hot used daring the summe are dug is the aututnn and stored li the spine manner as parsnips or tui nips. Sow radish seed in the same rot that you sow parsnips or carrots as thi latter are slow of germination and thi Entry In the Cine Committee of the V, $200 in Cash Priz< "You Win i CLASS I?CASH PRIZES Kindly enter my name for the Flower "Sard Prises. I agre? to do all xny own work. Name Address - . - _ii .. ----CLASS II?CASH PRIZES Kindly enter my name for the Flower Garden Prizes. I agree to do a portion of my own work. Name Address j CLASS 111?HONOR PRIZES Kindly enter my name tor theVegetable Garden Prizes. I will maintain hired help. Name Address "Make Your Neighbors Clip Out This C MRS. GLEls First Street, I SPECIAL NOTICES TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE. By virtue of a Deed of Trust execut ed by Florence ft. Phillips and Jamet W. Phillips, her husband, to Charle? Lively, trustee, dated December 20 191 fi and recorded In the office o( the clerk of the County Court of Marlon county, Wegt Virginia, in Trust Deeo Book No. 42, page 267, to secure Fair mont Building and Loan Association the payment of the sum of One Thou sand Six Hundred 3nd Ninety Dollar; ($1,090.00) and certain premium and Interest therein, and fully mentioned and described In said Deed of Trust and default having been made In tn< payment'thereof, and being requested so to do by gald Fairmont Building anc Loan,. Association, the undersigned Trustee will, on Saturday, the 26tt day of May, 1017, commencing at twr o'clock p- m? offer for sale and sell, al the Bast lront door of the Court Houst of said Marlon county, West Virginia by way of public auction and to thf highest bidder, the property conveyed "THB AGENCY OW SKRVICC" FIRE^jjS^UFE 9 Investing Sn T7OR thoM with 1 M r recommend ??c hi ?ylvania Railra jgffl Corporation Pfd. and Mil with record* often ye IWl j order to buy, even tl .involved. Orderssu< -W m "*? attention a* orders hi Anyone with investme butjofM man, can rehabtlitr. Write or Moore, Leor M ??*?!&: | ] |y. akj IIMEidJri^ I IHH^H/ y_^^// ffl \ B // //I \l jj ^._ iy^/ Jff ///5 1 iun I "" nvf . radishes come up in a tew days martr lng the row so "that you can begin hoei lng the parsnips and carrots before v they are out ot the ground. Radish seed should be scattered about 3 or 7 i inches in the row, and should he 3 pulled up as soon as large enough to ? eat. Coupon 'oman's Club City Beautiful Contest *N ;s Absolutely Free-* if You Lose." I CLASS I?CASH PRIZE8 J Kindly enter my name for the I Vegetable Garden Prizes. j I agree to do all my own work. Name j Address j ? ? CLASS II?CASH PRIZES Kindly enter my name tor the Vegetable Garden Prizes. I agree to do a portion ot my own work. Name Address 1 < CLASS III?HONOR PRIZES Kindly enter my name for the ] Flower Garden prizes. i 1 I will maintain hired help. 1 i Name j Address ' i .. ?. j I Sit Up and Take Notice" j oupon and Mall to 1 [NF. BARNS, j 'alrmont, W. Va. , SPECIAL NOTICES by said Deed of Trust; said property consisting of a certain lot together with certain improvements, situate in the city of Fairmont, Marion county, West Virginia, in the Third ward of said city, formerly Barnsville, on Pennsylvania avenue, formerly tho Maryland & Ohio river turnpike and bounded and described as follows, towit: Beginning at a stake in tie middle of ! said avenue (formerly turnpike) and at the junction of First Street laid om, by Jamoe F. Barns through his lands and with said avenue (formerly turnpike) in a southerly direction a dlatanre of 50 min. to the line of property of C. C. Everson; thence north east with the Everson line 140 min. to a i stake; thence in a north westerly di- i rection in a line parallel with said ave- I nue (formerly turnpike) 60 min. to a stake in Bald First street and with the same 140 min. west to the begtn' ning, excepting all the coal and mining [ rights thereto pertaining in, upon and uaaerying eaia lut, una uciug me uuae real eBtate which was conveyed to.the said Florence E. Phillips by Thomas J. . Hess and wife to deed dated January 19,1916, and recorded in the clerk's o(. flee of said County Court in Deed Book No. 207, page 189. Terms of Sale: All cash on day of sale. QHAELES LIVELY, May 4-11-18-25 / Trustee. nail Amounts p mall sums to invest, we x h stock issues as Penn- C 8 w. United btates ateel IVa other ttandard tecuritiet LJ ut or more of contwter* Ipj V e will gladly accept any k~3 boueh only one thare it i H :h at thete are entitled to kjj .ctly die tame careful IO indtedt of timet large* [pi Dt experience, banker or [wl tdvite you at to our [ffl, call m. iard & Lynch M 4 Htuitrtk, Ckiatt, IO Sttti Erciufif U 10, MTTilUROH IO 1U tnumr, New York fojj ^one day each*week? Apply 110 Bfc Ida* ttnk. " ?#ft No.*Ml? LEGAL NOTICES COMMISSIONER'S SALE OF FARM LAND. By virtue of the authority vested in me by decree ot the Intermediate Court ot Barton county, Vest Virginia entered on the 11th day ol April, 1917, in .n?. ai l. ai. i ' * * - a wu#? uierem ponumg in wnicn jonn W. Shaw and Benjamin F. Brown, executors, etc., are plaintiffs and Morris F. Brows and others are defendants, i, the undersigned special commissioner ot said court will offer for sale and will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, at the front door (ft the court house of Marion county, on Saturday, the Stb day of May, 1917, at the hour of 10 o'clock an m., all the following described real estate, to-wlt, all that certain tract of land with dwelling house and other improvements thereon, situate In Union district, said Marlon county, bounded as follows: Beginning at a stone by the road corner to land formerly owned by Henry M. Ross and running with his line N. 84# E. 68 poles to stone;'thence S. 14 W. 47% poles to stone; thence S. 84# E. 83 poles to stone by road; thence S. 20 W- 94# poles to stone In a line of Curry and thence with the same N. 25 W.100 poles to thd beginning, containing 28 acres and 20 rods; and being the same land conveyed to Elisabeth Brown by B. F. Brown, by deed dated November 30,1892, and recorded in deed book No. 102 page 360. Terms of 8ale. The said land will be sold for onethird of the purchase money and as much more as the purchaser may elect to pay, cash on day ot sale ana me residue, on a credit ot olie and two years, in two equal payments with Interest from day ot sale. harry shaw, Special Commissioner. Certificate. I, W. S. Black, Clerk of said court, certify that the above named special commissioner has given the bond required of him before making said sale above advertised. W. S. BLACK, Clerk of the Intermediate Court of Marlon County, West Virginia. Apr. 13-20-27 May 4 SPECIAL NOTICES the public service commission of west virginia. ... CAPITOL BUILDING, CHARLESTON. a meeting of the publc service commission op west Virginia, held on the 23d day of April, a. D. 1917, ? ? Cose No. 576. WONONGAHELA VALLEY TRACTION COMPANY, Application to change rates for supplying natural gas in Marlon county. Whereas application to cnange rates tor supplying natural gas in Marion county. West Virginia, has this day been filed by the Monongahela Valley Traction Company, it is hereby ordered that leave be granted to any person Interested to file objection thereto be-' tore the Commission at any time on or before the 28th day of May, 1917, and this matter be set down for hearing at i meeting of the Commission to be held it its office in the Capitol Building, in the city of Charleston, on the said 28th lay of May, 1917, at two o'clock p. m. it which time any person may appear ind make such objection as may be ieemed proper. It is further ordered that the appll:ant publish a copy of this order once sach week for four successive weeks in (Wo newspapers of opposite politics >nd of general circulation, if such there 3e, in the county of Marion, and a copy 3f this order and said proposed rates >e posted for public inspection at two lonsplcuouB places in the city of Fairnont, West Virginia, for four successive weeks prior to May 28, 1917, and (hat due return thereof be made to ihis Commission. A Copy. Teste: fSigned) B. B. BERNHEIM. Apr 27, May 4-11-18 Secretary. TVPEWRITERS New, Rebuilt and Manufactured. We have all makes?such as Unler-woods, L. C. Smith Bros., Remngtons, Royals, Monarchs, Oliver & SoronasFor Quality Our Prices Are Lowest For fulther information write imwtejs sues und am to. 631 Main 8treet, Cincinnati, 0, __ _ V J | Why Have a Check| ing Account? 0 Because It bring* system ? 9 to your business, establishes ftj | your credit, enables you to H 1 keep a record of all pay- H m rnents made by check?and H ] last?, proclaims you as a man ij B ot business among people and 9 B firms with whom you deal. || S Let us handle your check- jfi 9 Ing account. 9 I FAIRMONT TRUST COMPANY I Directly a'croee the "tree1 I from our former location, h HELP WANTED?MALE LABORERS wanted. Steady employ nient Apply Fairmont Mining Ma chlnery Co. 4-26-dt No. 226 WANTED?Laborers and carpenter for railroad construction work. Aj ply or write A. L. Anderson & Bros. Inc., Worthlngton, W. Vs. 1 4-28-6t No 227: WANTED?A young man having threi ; years'experience in office work de ' sires a clerical position with a grow lng business. I can give excellent rel erences. Address 2320 West Va. 6-2-lt No. 2321 FOB SALE FOR SALE?Motor trhck. Apply Wal ter and Hylasd, First street am Fairmont avenue. 4-28-tf Vlo 227: FOR SALE?Fresh milk cow. Appl; 804 Locust avenue. 6-1-61 No 2301 FOR SALE?Full colonies pure Ital lan bees. Langstroth hives. Fin< stock, $5 each. Can ship by trolley oi ralL L. H. Robey, Worthlngton, Wes Virginia. 5-2-4t No 2314 FOR SALE?6-horae steam powei Gelser traction engine with sawmll attached, about 1-3 original price. Wit exchange tor small automobile, Fort roadster preferred. J. F. DeMoss Thornton, W. Va. 5-4-2t No 232. WANTED WANTEI>?Sewing of all kinds. Prices reasonable. 133 Chestnut street. 4-23-26t No 2241 WANTED?To buy second hand Fort touring car. Must be in good condi tion and cheap. Bell phone 16 W. 5-2-3t No. 2315. OFFICES TO RENT FOR RENT?July lBt, entire second floor, north half Skinner building. Will be fitted up for offices to suit desirable tenant or tenants. Michael 'Powell. / 4-28-tf No. 2273 . FLATS AND APARTMENTS FOR RENT?4-room apartment, with bath and modern conveniences. Cor. 4th St. and Walnut Ave. Apply to 423 Fairmont Ave. 6-3-tf No. 2313 FARMS FOR, SALE Snodes Station, six miles from Alll ance, Ohio, on Pennsylvania line Good eight-room house, large and small barns, corn crib, chickery and chick en run. All buildings under slate roof. Young orchard of choice fruit Excellent pasture and farming lands New fileds cleared. Right at. sta tion. Owners has died and widow wishes to sell on easy terms. Address David Fording, Alliance, 0., or Mrs Libbie J. Shaffer, Beloit, 0. 5-2-3t No 2313 FARMS FOR SALE?NO. 6, 157 acres modern house and outbuildings; 20 acres meadow, 90 acres blue grass pasture; 10 acres orchard; price 35,' 000 cash. NO. 8, 55 acres, good buildings; 15 acres meadow; 28 acres pasture; two veins coal; price 31,400, 3600 down. NO. 10, 58 acres, good buildings; 11 acres meadow; 35 acres pasture; good orchard; 31400, 3700 down. NO. 11, 145 acres, good buildings; 30 acres meadow; 90 acres pasture; large orchard; 84200, 82500 down. NO. 12, 84 acres, good buildings; 15 acres meadow; 50 acres pasture; good orchard; price 82500, 81500 down. Casey & Michael Farm Agency, Harrisonvilie, Meigs county, 0. 5-4-lt No 2324 FOR BALE?Rich, level, Ohio farms. Hit nfiKaa fi.rnnm Vinnao O Hatnc vi av>i CO) u*viv/au uuusoi m uh> u?i fruits, pike, $4500. 100, 104, 132, 195 acres, Improved, on good roads, close to town, $50 to $80 per acre. Write us for bargains in farms. Ellco Realty Co., 185% Main street, Columbus. O. 5-4-12t No 2323 f "j The Subject of Universal Praise 1 The Federal Reserve Banking System is now the sub- f ject of universal prpise. It meanB a distribution ov- fi er the country of a wealth il that was otherwise hoarded (| In a few centers. It means an enormous additional reserve fund at hand for the National Bank of Fair | mont. It is a large "Quick 1 < Asset." It is the kind of a business partner you should select I Both saving and Commercial : Departments are ^pen to 1 NA-nonAtflS BANK of Fairmont MKntp Wb#tva'^SS ; == ' ' II 2 | A a ?? ?lk l??^^Vw A w'^J: V FV rv f I ' |^ ~J| | ^1%, y CASH WITH OROKft |l BTOnreSS OPPOBTTJNITIM PT.Irj"H'? ..^m. nnnw^aBiaiaB floor opportunity Buy 'vUbH^h . Magna Copper at 60c. Acttve^j^H i trading starta Monday, April 2d. WlmH for particulars Harry , change Place, New York. YOP can easily make $6.061 introducing a widely idTertiMoHj^H ' grade article, needed ; .\o capital required. sample nni^H free.' Valley Sales Co., P. 0. D =====j=s====s^^H^^^B . FOR^jENT^-6^oomTframehouIS^^^H avenue., Brooks S. Hutchinson,1MM 1 Phone 986 and 176. 8-ll*tt Nk H| i ? FOR RENT?6 rooms and ond floor of private residen^^^H venlent, rent reasonable. Appm^H : FOR SALE?Four room nouse with , FOR SALE?Modern frame sfrjflmjfl house. Hot and cold wattii^^H 80x100. Shop in rear. Price . C. 0. Reed, 219 Norval street, IKhI mont- 6-l-6t No HKfl BOOTVTS FOR RENT?F^irnlBhedKcmstorSfll and wife or two men. Aamj^^^l Grafton street 4-24-12t No i FOR RENT ?Rooms tor llshtmljl keeping at 427 Qulncjr St. B|^| : phohe 403-M. 5-4-3t No. company ot Belialra, 0., has | to loan on desirable real estate. JHM Paul Q. Armstrong. Attorney, fjQKN : Trust Bldg., 7tb Floor, Fairmont Iran , Va. " IfflH MONEY to loan at semi-annual lfil est on "improved city real oati^H I Qive location and description of prcB|9 erty. Address Box 878 FainiuH i 4-28-tf PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER ANDS NOTARY PUBLIC. Expert shorthand and typewrif^^l i Letter writing, legal and copying woBH i Depositions and Stenographing Reporting a Specialty. M 1. F. CHAPMAN, jj Second Floor Haymond BufljnjjH 227 Jefferson St., Fairmont, Bell Phone 681. experience. Glasses turn?^^^^^^| one hour.. With A R Cnntt itV Pnn.no.fll ] C0R8ETIERE 3 Representing Nubone Corset!.^ | Bell W J 826 Mcmroe OSTEOPATHIC PHY8ICIAiJt| AND EYE SPECS ALltflM Glasses of all fitted. Sa'isfactlon gttarantaMM Hall Block over Martln'a JlnHH Store. ? ? m-wv In answdrihg blind "stS^^I The West Virginian claio|^H columns, please be cenM^^I use the precise addreasjSi^^^B the adv. Write the. adlg^H plainly. Letters brought toMHH West Virginian office aulre stamps. Always' inou^H your answers in sealed gBjjjKM lopes. Advertisers or othertfffijgll auiring about classiffetyflH oust designate the ad. noifH^H at the end.ot thejuL, as we oo other means at retsn^H to It Telephones | Bell 1105 *' ' '? * 'v.'*''