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# Not Known eYt How Many j
of the Applications Will
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Sixteen Men Called Did
Not Appear Before the
fhlrty-oue meu out of the one bun-1
dred and thirty-four who appeared before
the draft board bare been peascd
upon and recommended for service in
the new army of the United States.
i The remaining one bundred and tbree
have either made application for exemption
or have been disqualified beocubo
nf nhvsical defects.
The results of the three days ol exj,,
amlnatlons show that one hundred and
I thirty-four men were examined by the
board; sixteen failed to appear for the
examinations; eighty-two have (lied
claims (or exemption; twenty-eight will
probably be disqualified because of
physical defects.
The names of the sixteen who faileo
t to appear have been sent to the War
department and legal action will be
taken against them at once as provided
for in the act of Congress covering
this offence.
The names of the twenty-two who
have been rejected for the lime being
because of physical defects was announced
last night by the board tad
are as follows:
;> Order. Serial. Name.
r 83 11 1199 Carmine Lazazzera.
76 1193 Frauk Grecco.
65 1536 Herbert Davis Posey.
64 140 Edgar Matthew Knode.
71 148 4 Frederick H. Barron,
f 94 786 Thalr Sapp.
81 46 Dante Dom-Diminl.
79 182 Fred William Henry.
75 1146 Harry Edward Clinton.
74 1322 Howard W. Noble.
68 18 William Fred Miller.
55 1329 Charles Wm. Henderson
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140 14325 * ranK abquu.ii o?ciuoi. j
143 770 Claude L. Richmond.
103 868 Fred Raymond Cole.
28 1546 John \V. Maddox, Jr.
20 536 Rade Vuckovich.
20 536 Rade Buckovlch.
47 1264 John Ferlna.
33 1266 Nlcoka Cell.
, \ 41 309 Guiseppl Guarascio.
60 420 William Martin Phillips.
Jf, 1 Those men who have been discharg
ed by the board lor the time being are
' not as yet absolutely through with
their liability to the government but
will probably be called upon later.
It was officially learned last night
that the government has issued orders
that the examination rules be lightened
and that men should be taken in under
less rigid rules. The new order
will probably apply to the men who
will be called later to (111 up the quota
nf this cllv.
TT'ose men who were accepted and
who will soon be called upon to go into
training for the new army are as foli
Order. Serial. Name.
3 1136 Arthur Freneois Pitzer.
7 "83 Porter Linden Faucett.
V 13 676 Clayton Campbell.
1 14 509 George Itoscoe Barnes
27 107 Leon. H. McGrauahen.
40 507 Emery W. Townsend.
46 1548 Harry Robert Leaf.
56 10 Clyde Jacob Spiker.
67 432 John Irving Rager.
69 (52 Howard Leslie Hougb.
?A Mo TlnlnL M n.l.?
ii 0 V 116 uuiyu maino,
91 1456 Leslie Karl McWborter
998 1292 Fred. Ii. Helntzeiman.
ft 100 983 Vern Wlbel
H 101 757 Oscar Wilde Herr.
C ft 102 966 Kenneth W. Schwann
I 104 382 Robert John West.
P liO 652 Angelo Barr.
^ 106 1560 Clark Howard Gross.
\) 113 676 Albert Peter Ituppel.
118 1613 Joseph Curley.
121 15 Arch William Adams.
127 855 Eugene Ed. Layman.
I . 132 645 Jae. Edward Matthews.
H 133 218 David Guy Prunty.
136 660 Adam Criss Peters.
137 16U Wesley A. Huffman.
138 674 Robert James Rltter.
139 31 Santro Pransco.
146 749 John Backo.
149 424 Joseph Hamna.
A second call for men under the se
lectlve draft has been made necessary
(Continued on page two)
HALIFAX, Aug. 4?A large steam
ship ran ashore in the dense fog off
I here this morning. This la the seeXr
end large steamer to ground od rock
within a week of thlg port. The name
of the steamship has not been made
public by censor*.
The West Virg
New Attitude at the Vati*
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can is Admitted in ron- |
tificial Circles.
(By Associated Press)
ROME, Aug. 4.?It is stated in official
circleB that the Pope's Impartial
attitude toward official Germany Is
undergoing a change.
The Pope is reported to regret great
ly the action of Germany in connecttou
with the deported Bolgians. The new
attitude appears to have been adopted
after the fall of Dr. von Bethmann Holiweg,
the Imperial chancellor, who just
before his resignation wrote what now
is apparent was a farewell letter to
the Holy Father thanking him for his
forbearance and favors and also calling
attention to the fact that he had
always tried his best to grant the
Pope's demands regarding prisoners
Tnnnii nnmrnn I fill
Thereby Proving That People
Read the West
Two young men of the city saw the
notice in The West Virginian made
application today in person at the Ited
Cross headquarters in the municipal
building to be sent as ambulance drivers
to France. They were George It.
Green, ot 306 Sixth street and Clay t.
Metz, of 101 Sabraton avenue. The/
made their application to Miss Mae
Fleming, chairman of the local chapter
who will forward their applications a:
~~ rUvn/.fof f\t the Atlantic L)i- I
u11uc iu iiiu uiicviui v? kuv - ?...
vision of the National Red Cross, A. W
Both young men slated that they
were capable of driving a truck mil
were anxious to do their bit for their
country In this manner.
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Had Been a Patient at Cook1
Hospital only a Few
Miss Ella Greiner, a well known wo
man, and life long resident of the city, |
died today shortly after noon at Conk ]
hospital where she had been a patient >
for several days. Miss Greiner was
taken to the hospital suffering fruri
cancer but her condition was such that
an operation was not performed.
Miss Greiner was a daughter of the
late Jacob Greiner, who many years
ago was a tomb stone maker in this
city. The former family home was on
Jefferson street near Cleveland avenue.
When the South Side was opened Miss
Grelner and her mother erected a residence
on Third street and Walnut avenue
where the latter had since resided.
The family of J. L. Blocher had occu I
pied a part cf the residence during tb? |
last ten years.
Miss Grelner was a member of tne
First Presbyterian church in this city
and so far as her health permitted was
active In church work.
A brother. Phil Grelner. who resides
In Morris, 111., Is en route here, an.l
funeral arrangements will be compleied
on bio arrival.
The body will be taken tonight to
her late residence.
Student Aviator is#
Killed at Beach Bottom
WHEELING. Aug. 4. - A atudeni
aviator wai dashed to Instant death
and his Instructor was dangerously injured
last evening In the first accldenl
at the West Virginia Plying Corps
school at Beech Bottom.
Instantly Killed.
Cadet 0. B. Lambert, 26 years old, or
Welch, McDowell county, West Virginia.
Skull fractured, neck broke.)
and cheat crashed. Died Instantly.
Seriously Injured.
Captain William Frey, aged 26, oi
Wlngfleld, Long Island, 1C. Y? chief
aviation Instructor. Leg fractured, Jaw
broken and hurt Internally. Dncone/iinna
The big Curtlsa airplane Id which
Captain Fray and Cadet Lambert (el!
more than "00 feet was totally wreck'
inian Has In Prepar
No New Cases of Paralysis
Were Reported Today.
To (late there has been nine contribu- i
tions sent in to the little children at
the Traction I'arK hospital who are I
confined there afflicted with poliomyelitis.
Dr. Xoe states that there is hardly
a day passes but what some outsiil-;
ers come to the hospital with flowers
vegetables, fruit or other donations. !
Among some of the vegetables that I
have been received are string beans, j
cauliflower, lettuce, cabbage, tomatoe-,
and egg plant. Several of the
business men at Monongat send see
cream and other delicacies to the hrv j
pltal, while many of the neighbors i
have been donating flowers.
The big donations were received!
from Senator Watson, who has con-|
tributed $100 for the purchasing of j
toys as well as a big Victrola, equipped |
with a full outfit of records. The West
Virginian will publish the donations]
at the hospital at the end of each
week. Those to date arc:
Victrola equipped with complete set
of recordB, C. W. Watson. Fairmont.
$100 for the purchasing of toys, C.
W. Watson, Fairmont.
Vegetables, Mrs. J. E. Watson, Fair
Ice cream, Windsor Drug company.
Flowers, George Bice, Monongah. I
Flowers, George Koon, Monongah.
Ice cream, David Levy, Monongah |
Vegetables, J. A. Myers, Monongah
Bandages, hospital gowns, face
masks. Fairmont Chapter of Hed Cross.'
There were no new cases of infantile
paralysis In Monongah today. The
children at the hospital arc all getting
along finely according tea report from
Dr. Xoe this morning. None of them
are at all serious
Each (lay there are several physicians
from different parts of the state
at the hospital looking over the equipment
and the methods of treating the
malady. This morning Dr. Williams,
of Phillppl, and Dr. Cherry, of Clarksburg,
were the out of town visitors.
Dr. C. R. Weirlch, stnto representative
at Monongah, has secured a leave
of absence of thirty days from the Medical
Reserve Corps of which he is a
member to assist in the Monongah epidemic
Dr. H. B. Woods, a member of the
West Virginia Health commission, was
in Fairmont today and will later go to
Monongah to make a study of the
poliomyelitis conditions there. Dr
Woods states that poliomyelitis has
scattered to several sections of the
state. Among those that he reports
are three cases at Burnsville, seven
cases near Burnsville. one at Delta,
one at Orlando, one at Glcnville, one
a* Paranm an/I nno at R1n/?L-Hii rri
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Ten Days at Sea
In An Open Boat
(By Associated Press)
HONOLULU, Aug. 4?After ten
days spent tn open boats the captain
and 16 men of the bark P. P. Rlthet
landed yesterdaf on the Island ot
Kauai, reporting their vessel had been
destroyed by fire 17 days out of Hon
olulu for San Francisco.
The ship was 900 mites from any
port when the crew after.fruitless attempt
to save her were forced to the
boats. The bark was valued at 6400,000
and the cargo at 6260,000.
ation the Most Inter
7est Virginia*s Greatest Tiewspt
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Will Fairmont
Women Do As
Well As These?
Four dozen pairs ot pajamas
and an equal number of sheets,
and pillow cases, the work of Mrs.
Woodrow Wilson and Miss Helen
Woodrow Bones, during the pasi
month for the American Red Cross,
have been equally divided and distributed
to the Red Cross societies
of England. France, Italy and (
Mrs. Wilson and Miss Bones
have been devoting rtuch time to
sewing for the Red Cross, and all
of the women high in official and
diplomatic circles are imewise i
Mrs. Thomas R. Marshall, wife I
of Vice President Marshall, or- tj
ganized the wives of the senators,
and they havo been meeting weekly
to sew. Mrs. Franklin K. Lane, <
wife of the Secretary of the Interior,
organized the women of the .
Interior Department for the same
Red Cross officials say that the j1
enormous quantities of surgical
dressings and hospital supplies
made by the women of the country
have all been sent abroad, and
urge renewed activity among the
chapter to make more supplies i
which will be needed in large
quantities. j1
Thirty Two Have Bitten the
Dust Since New T.aw
Went In.
Monongah is among the first towns
to take immediate action toward the
strict enforcement of the new state
dog law that went into effect July 26.
Since lie new state dog l^w went into
effect Boino few days ago, Mayor T. G.
Price, of Monongah, stated this morning
that thirty-two dogs had been
The policemen at the mining town
have been keeping a close watch on
dogs running about the streets and
are expected to kill many more witfiin
the next few days.
Under section 3 the new dog law no
unnaturalized citizen is permitted to
| own a dog. This provision Is respon
sible for much of the dog slaughter at
Monongah as dogs are very popular
among the foreigners.
To date Mayor Price has Issued 67
county dog tags and ol for the town of
Monongah. making in all lift dog tags.
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SG, AUGUST 4,1917.
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Copyright Underwood & Underwood. I
Oklahoma State Authorities ^
Think They Have Situ- ' >
atian in Hand.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Aug. 4.?
Indulging in a dream of revolution and
resisting the draCt law at least half j*1
\ dozen armed bands of tenant farm- S-1
ers, half breed Indians and negroes c<
ire running rampant through five al
counties in East Central Oklahoma "
As the disturbed territory Is about v
90 miles long by 90 miles wide, the li
topography of which is rugged, only 111
an estimate can be made of the to- lU
lal number of rioters, most of whom "
are hent on resisting the draft law.
Ileports placed the number of registers
variously at 500 to 1,500
Authorities following the clashes
last night declared the situation was
well in hand and that the strength
of the move has been broken. 1,000 ?
armed possenten began a drive early ti
today upon 100 of the draft reslsterswho
were said to bo encamped near
Sasakwa in Seminole county, where
the anarchistic campaign was reportid
to have had its birth. A railroad
bridge near Calvin in Hughes county
and another near Tyrola were
burned last night. Another report )'?
here was that a railroad bridge over Tl
Salt ceek between Konowa and Maud to
also was burned last night. i H'
, ly
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4? Federal W
troops may he sent in to Oklahoma &
and other states to quell antl-drafi
demonstrations which have recently M
assumed alarming proportions. ol
Department of Justice officials In- M
vestigating disorders in the south P'
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and elsewhere, announced uiui w persons
resisting the draft law would Ci
he hunted down and brought to justice V;
no matter at what cost. at
The possibility of sending federal w
troops Into sections where anti-draft la
aggitators have been busy was discussedtoday
at a conference between M
officials of the justice and war de- ai
partment. F
It Is probable a decision wjll bo B
reached In this respect in the next
24 hours. As the National Guard of S|
the country goes under federal con- i!
irol today governors in states where n
disorders occur will have to ask Fed- D
iral military authority for help if the ri
local civil authorities are unable to c
quell the disorder. n
LONDON, Aug. 4.?All positions
east of Moncky le Preux on the Arras
battle front In Franco which wore
taken by Germans Thursday night
have been retaken by the British, ac- ri
cording to an official statement Is- K
sued today by the Brtlsh war office, ti
On the Belgian front where the c
French and British launched an offen- tl
alve Tuesday morning the Entente p
troops made further progress east h
of Kortekeer CaboreL v
PARIS, Aug. S.?Despite continued y
bad weather along the battle front in 0
Belgium says an official statement Is- ei
lued today by the French war office, Tl
French troopa pushed forward last ti
alght. t
ty Articles Any News
T" ?
line is Located at <
of Soldiers Encai
Helping Wi
[ost of the Men in the Worl
groes?Have Been Hi
in That!
CLAY, Ky., Aug 4.?Two hundred
iners are entombed in mine Number
of the West Kentucky Coal Com,ny
here as a result of an explosion
gas at 7:30 this morning.
Three men have been rescued.
Smoke is emerging from the mine,
he explosion It was said, occured
the south end of the mines, where
groes were employed largely.
LJcrbl3, it was stated chocked the
.ssage to the north end where the
mainder of the force including 40
lite men were at work.
MAD1SONVILLE, ICy., Aug. 4.?
jports which reached here several
mrs after a gas explosion In mine
lrnber 7 of the West Kentucky Coal
impany at Clay, said that 31 men,
I negroes, had been rescued. Many
was said were badly burned.
Employes of the Company and solIRUlAiTRir^
ad Been III But a Brief
Time With Tuberculosis.
Mrs. Loman A. Riggs, aged 85
ars. died last night at her home on
tird street, alter a brief Illness
oni tuberculosis. For the last four
onths Mrs. Riggs had been In rapiddeclining
health and for days it
ns known that she would lire but
short time. ,
Mrs. Riggs was formerly Miss
aude Bennett and was a daughter
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Bennett of
onongah. She is survived by her
irents, her husband, who Is a well
lown employe of the Consolidation
oal Company, four children, Ocie
Irginia, Martha Susanna, Delia May.
id Lowman A. Riggs, Jr., all of
hom are under ten years of age. The
tter is aged three months.
Two brothers, Frank Bennett, of
onongah, C. A. Bennett of Watson
id three sisters, Mrs. Chas. Hood, of
alrmont, Miss Elsie and Miss Ocie
ennett of Monongah also survive.
Mrs. Riggs was a young woman of
plendld character and hor hopeless
llness has caused the deepest sor>w
among her relatives and friends,
uring the months of her illness she
imained cheerful and optimistic conerning
her condition. She was a
tember of the Methodist Episcopal
Funeral services will be held on
unday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the
amity residence conducted by Rev.
I. E. Goodwin of the First M. E.
hurch. Interment will be made in
Voodlawn cemetory under the direcIon
of Undertaker R. C. Jonea,
Jity's Cars Can
Run Without Tags
After an Inquiry sent to the state
iad commission by City Clerk Albert
era, which was (orwarded to the atirney
general, Information waj reelved
at the city ball this morning to
as effect that the city will not have to
ay a license for the five motor ve- ;
Idea that are now In operation In - he
arlous departments. >
Instead of the regular license the cltv 1
III be compelled to place tags on all'j
f the vehicles. The tags were order ; j
1 today and Just as soon as they ore <
ecelved will take a place on the fire |
ucks, garbage truck and other velcles
In the ownership of the city, , j
paper Ever Ran-W
^-'rVis.r' ii-'>-1-c - Tifff'
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tonight and probably Suit* I
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ii ie or
Clay and Regiment
mped There Are 1
th Rescue 9
tin? Are Believed to be
iving Labor Trouble
dlers ot Company C., First Regiment,
Kentucky National Guard are working
desperately to save the others. Superintendent
Jenkins In charge of the 10
mince owned by the West Kentucky
Coal Company in this section li dl- I
reeling the rescue work and has asked
that a relief car from the mine J
rescue station at Evansville, In^., be
sent here.
The soldiers who had been on guard
duty during the strike troubles bare
have assumed charge of the situation ; ?
and are allowing no one not directly * ,4|
connected with the rescue operations
to approach the workings. The explosion
is assented by those In author^
ity to bo not connected' with the
striko troubles.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4.?Bureau of "'t
Mine officials said their car No. S . jm m
with experts aboard had left Brain- ft I
vlllc, Ind., for the Clay mine.
fill MEN I
limn I
All Men Who Have Been
With Company a Year
Get 10 Days.
The transportation men in the employment
of the Monongahela Valley
Traction company arc in turn taklnf
their annual vacations. Those that
have been In the employment of the
company for one year or more are ghren
a ten day leave.
E. T. Powell, conductor on the East 1 f||
Park line, returned this morning after
a. ten day vacation. A. G. Crlslipp on
the Rlvesvllle run and Ward Wilson, I'M
conductor on the Fairmont and Mannlngton
lnterurban line, are both enJoying
their annual ten day vacation. . . |
John Hall, a motormin on the Fa^
mont and Mannlngton lnterurban line,
has been off since Wednesday becauil
of illness.
Ship Board Takes -Mjk
All Shins Building
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Aug, 4.?The em* a
gency fleet corporation today requlil- Msg
tloned all merchant vcaaela of mora i
than 2,500 tons now building In American
ship yards. Double and triple labor
shifts will be put into yards to
speed construction.
CLARKSBURG, Aug. 4?Accord tag
to a deed filed for record in tbe office
of tbo county clerk here the Cambria v* *W-|
Coal Company of Fairmont has pur '
chased the coal tracts surface land
and other mining property of thi
Lumberport Coal Company, near
Lumberport, this county, for a consideration
of $81,300. About 16 acrai .
-m ? ?_ V.,4 iV? MH. _
ui cuai lg eiJJHLltiU UUl UIO uwernw -,-TnM
veyed approximately 300 acrea of til
Pittsburgh vein and about one *en ',r:Zi
of surface.
Laborers?Ajoply^ at
atch For Thm \ |M

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