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[ I iiailv Avftriio#- f\ 1 JJ ' ^ mmmmI ESTABLISHED 1868. | ITALIANS m CHID 10 f GET SERUM FOR POUO IS HOME 4 . [-. I f tittle Gypsy Boggess Left Children's Hospital This Morning. IB BUTE USE Her Life Was Despaired of H At Time She Was Adj; ( i| mitted. four more of the patlenta treated ftt the Traction Park hospital for t poliomyelitis were dismissed this morning. They are Gypsy Boggess, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence | 'Boggess, of White Bock, Genevieve ' Sodomlre, of Monongab, Gathering Swanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Swanson of Monongah. and Emlllo Damlo of Monongab. The excellent treatment given them at the hos pltal is evidenced by the sngni eifects that Have followed. Little Gypsy Boggess, who wsa the most serious of the four and who was not expected to live when brought to the hospital was the first to be treated with serum. She was brought to the hospital totally paralyzed; this morning when leaving, she had entirely recovered with the exception of a little weakness in one leg. Genevieve Sodomire. one of the patients severely afflicted in the back, left the hospital this morning entirely well, without the slightest weakness in any part of her body. Catherine SwanBon was one of the vory serious patients, having bfcen afflicted with right facial paralysis and paralysis of the back. The lat. ter was controlled but paralysis ot the right side of tbe face is still noticeable. Emilio Damio when brought to the .hospital was almost totally paral J owo* thic mnrnmc? Y /, ru, UUL floin anuj ...... D with only a little weakness of one i leg. "1 believe that none of the paralysis In any of the four cases is permanent and that In time, all effects will disappear," said Dr. Peter Noe, Jr., the physician in charge of the hospital who has been ill himself but but was sitting up for a few minutes this morning. There aro no now cases reported in Monongah or vicinity today. The children now confined at the hospital are all rapidly recovering and will be dismissed from time to time. Dr. Noe is much better today, but is still conftend to his bed. He was able to sit up for a short while this morning. r owe nnui is SELLER OF IHE Officers With Search Warrant Failed To Get Evidence. rJ A warrant was issued by Justice M. R. Musgrove today for Elias Tinnolse, a Syrian peddler who was arrested yesL terday on a charge of peddling contra\ band goods. The time for the prelimU inary hearing has not been set as yet 17; but it will probably be Monday after)} noon. iAn Italian made inrormation Detore Prosecuting Attorney Haggerty that Tlnnoise was engaged in illegal gelling and the prosecutor had a search warrant issued for the man's house. When the constable went to the house yesterday armed with the warf rant and accompanied by the Italian lj who had given the information, he "i madea careful search of the premises but found no evidence whatever. A pocketbook containing a large sum of money was found and this the constable took for eafe keeping, fearing that some one might come in ills absence and finding the bouse open, steal the money. The Syrian went to the court house yesterday evening for his pocketbook and the prosecuting attorney bad him arrested. The man emphatically denies bis guilt and asserts that his arrest was due to spite work on the part of the Italian who owes him money and who has become angered by his at I tempts to collect It. HOME FROM WHEELING. Mrs. Maucer Swiger and Miss Goldie Swiger returned yesterday from Wheeling where they bad spent several days with relatives. '| The We n MEMBER A630CIATED PRE88. Hi p nnnri i rn N11LL III HO MEN SEPJP 2 Ceremonies Will Take Place In Loop Park, That Day. RED CROSSJ CHARGE Effort Will Be Made To Have Speaker of National Reputation. A general meeting was belt! inthe office rooms of the Fairmont Chamber o? Commerce yesterday evening for the purpose of taking some delinits action toward a farewell for the local young men that will begin to leave Septeber 5 for Petersburg, Va., to become members of the new national army. After an hours discussion on the part of several prominent citizens, including Mayor Anthony Bowen, Brooks Fleming, Jr., J. Jl. Hartley, C. W. Evans, J. Jl Jacobs, and others, the honor of working out the details of the affair which will take place at Loop Park, Sunday, September 2, was given over to the Fairmont chapter of Red Cross. At the meeting yesterday evening several Excellent suggestions were made concerning the most appropriate method of bidding the Fairmont boys farewell. It was the unanimous opinion of the assemblage that the affair should be worked out through the management of the Fairmont Chapter of Red Cross, who havo gladly accepted the invitation and are now working on detailed plans. Loop Park was considered an ideal place for the event, being convenient for the many that will want to at lenu. Other than the date and the location, nothing further was definitely decided at the meeting yesterday evening. The Fairmont Chapter ot Red Crose will meet at their foom la tlio city hill at three o'clock Monday afternoon for the purpose ot making further arrangements. It is the plan to invite some speaker of national reputation to Fairmont to address the departing soldiers and other friends that will assemble at the park to celebrate their leaving. There will be no parades of any kind. Everyone will quietly gather at the park at some hour in the afternoon, which will be decided later, to be present at the ceremonies, which will in all probability consist of one excellent address and several musical numbers. . A list of those selected for service will be secured from the local draft board and Individual announcements sent out to each of the dratted men. Those in charge have requested all of the local pastors to make announcement of the event to their respective congregations sometime tomorrow. The purpose ot the celebration is ? oViottt nvmnflthv nnH Infrorna* in thp future welfare of the local young m'en who have ben dratted to defend the stars and stripes. It will be a day of patriotism for all nationalities. ATTENTION 1 RED CROSS MEM. BERS. Since the local Red Cross chapter has been honored with the privilege of raking charge of the farewell celebration to be given our boys who leave for their countrys service September 6tb, the chairman has called a general meeting for Monday, Aug. 27, at 3 p. m. It la of vital Importance that every member possible attend this meeting. Plans must be considered and preparations outlined so that we may work with the city commissioners and Chamber of Commerce to make this an ideal affair for the men who are bravely leaving to do their duty. Let every Red Cross worker (eel that it is her Individual duty and honor to assist in every way possible toward tbe successful accomplishment o( this great celebration. Do not forget Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock promptly at the headquarters in the city building. The chairman will expect your presence. Grafton Boy Dies In Fairmont Hospital Lester Wolf, aged 16, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Wolf, of Grafton, died at Fairmont Hospital No. 3 at four o'clock this morning as a result of a _1 * 111 T V VA*V tknf siiui i juueas. nv wuau young bad been sent to Fairmont to work at the local Baltimore and Obio freight station. He was firet noticed to be ill Thursday morning. Yesterday he was taken to the local hospital and treatment given. The remains will be taken to Grafton this evening. The body waSj prepared for burial by the Musgrave undertakers of this city. st Virginian Is Easy v. ,(V. . 11UU J - - / .. ': * Hortbern FAIRMONT, WEST VIRC iTHEfll on l'o fjstkulikau: mi i ' _ vieotx, p i 1. u and l is <a iWrn fw ?a \jrl >okiga s /mttaia\ /r i ixwu?cft?ie0RICH5tadt jacobstaot^^^^ \ jodup^^ ^ ^psmavli \ ?'nowtj \ . alexandb'tvj V i1 "?Q WmW" HEflENEXT WEEI State Convention Will B Held At the Fairmont. Fairmont tomorrow to attend tu Guests will begin to arrive at Tt Fairmont tomorrow to attend til gathering of the West Virginia U: derwriters that is scheduled to tab plact at the local hotel Tuesday, Wei nesday, and Thursday of next wee! The annual gathering of the unde writers which is this year taking plac In Fairmont is the first big stai gathering that has taken place at tli local hotel since its opening. Manager It. L, O'neal i8 expectin at least 150 guests to be here by Aloi day morning to take part in the hi gathering. Many have prepared I come to Fairmont tomorrow to I here at the opening of hte meetinj Already over eighty reservatior 1 have been sent in from various se I tinns nf the state. The event is being planned by 3e retary A. S. Whltey, who is locate at Wheeling, W. Va. The raembei o fthe reception committee are VV. ' Young, VV. C. Daniel, Arthur La; meyer, C. H. Carpenter, M. b Grinn, J. H. Bonney, F. \V. Sippel and J. G. Loose, The actual buslnes session of tl: underwriters will not begin unt Tuesday morning, but all of the stal men will be here before that time. Harry Heintzleman Arrested lor Speedkj L. Thomas was arrested yesterda charged with owning a dog that b; a little child of Mr. and Mrs. Owen on Jefferson street. The arrestwa made by Policeman Tom Ford. Th< mas was ordered to appear at polic court this morning but did not sho' up. The case of Harry Heintzelmai stopped yesterday by Pollcema Ward charged with speeding on Pennsylvania avenue was continue until this evening when witnesse will he examined In the case. Heinl zelman is represented by Attorne Frank Haymond. Boyd Anderson was summoned t appear yesterday evening for an a leged traffic law offense but failur of witnesses to appear, the case wa continued until this evening. > NO PEACE ADDRESS. WASHINGTON, Aug. 26.?Talk i Congress that President Wilso might possibly address the nation: body on the subject of peace whe he makes his reply to Pope Bene diet's proposal was silenced toda when the White House let it b known in empbatic terms that th DwooMnnt tios tin fliiph intention. HIGHER TAXES ON PROFITS. WASHINGTON, Aug. 25.?Senator favoring higher Incomes and war pro: its taxes In conferences today agree to reopen their fight Monday by pr< , posing to take a flat SO per cent, of wa profits. . to Read, For It Isl s ITIA I * 1/ nqj , B Hi West Virginia's Greatest JNempt UNIA, SATURDAY EVENINC JSTRIANS W SHOWS TEUTON PATH ?B| tlsrADT^ IIJUjl ZTzarskog ' # 5eco jl /NOve,ORODi / -^-S^DSKOV || , In grasping Riga Hindenburg's legions are really knocking at the gate r of Petrograd. First and foremost Germany thus seals up one of three Russian ports that count, and increases her power in the Baltic. But the Kaiser 1 by this capture also seizes the pivotal point from which his armies can ad1 vance by land or water upon the Russian capital, only 350 miles away. ifCfllilif: ! ON TRAFFIC MILES: Ul I el Committees of Three Impor- j* tant Local Organizations n Have Been Named. vl A joint meeting of committees ap- p; pointed irom the Chamber of Com- uI uicrce, the business Men's Aasocia j. f tton and me Automoone association tc I ! will be lielil ou Monday afternoon at j v< 1 lour o'clock In the Chamber of Com-1 ni | nierce apartments in the Watson build- tl lug lor the purpose of discussing mat- gi n ters pertaining to better traffic regulations for the city and enforcement Ci of laws in regard to the same. V\ President VV. A. Weidebusch, of the nt Automobile Association, has appoint- a' etl the following members on the committee: JS .H. Taylor, Dr. l. N. Yost, hi ie Dr. C. O. Henry, H. M. Hite, George T. B te Watson. >e From the Business Men's Associan tion President F. R. Clelland has ap-: I ;e ] pointed VV. H. Randolph, Arch Flem- ? d- ing, VV. H. Spedtlen, VV. A. Lawler and k. Dr. VV. H. Sands. r- President J. M. Jacobs, of the Chain:e ber of Commerce, has made the follow:e ing appointmonts: Fred Helmlck, a ie Brooks Fleming, Jr., J. H. Rownd, M. h L. Hutchinson, '1'. W. Hennen. ei ig It is also desired that the president v a- and secretaries of the three organiza- r( ig tions be present at the meeting. li to ? ei 'e col. wallace leaves. B' CHARLESTON, Aug 25.?Col Wil- * liam Wallace, U. S. Army officer, c' stationed in Charleston the last three b years as Instructor of tho West Vir- 81 c" iHnla National Guard recently as Cl mustering officer for the new nation- si r,3 al army, left at noon today for his|t< 1 new assignment at the Chillicothe, a y < LET'S PLAY AMBUIA ie ^ * t- Sc&lping redskins and chasing but- h d faloes are out o( date on New York ? > playgrounds. Nobody is quicker to s x pick up tbe latest thing in war moves f than the youngster and war games I tinted In Large Clear MMmmmrnm j AUGUST 25,1917. Ml HIED MEN Ml! BE SAVED Ipn 'resident Wilson Has Written Letter To Secretary of War Baker. is iii wo lis View In Direct Conflict With Practice of Army Men. . (By Associated lJrcss) WASHINGTON. 1). .. Aug. 25.resident Wilson has written Secretary akcr expressing a view that the draft ig of married men who are heads ol itnilies should be carefully examined i avoid, if possible, and expressing the iew that single men should be taken here it is possible. As the President is empowered by le Cratt law to make the regulations ailar which it will be carried out, the lect of his letter to Secretary liakei to throw his influence toward a more beral policy for the exemption of mar ed men than has heretofore been pur ted by the Provost Marshal Genciul > lice. It is no Becret that the President's lew is in open conflict with the inter relation placed at present on the law y army officers, who are administer ig it. They contend that as the his >ry of the law shows that ongres: yted down amendments to excmpl larried men, they have no legal au lority to exempt them except on the round of dependency alone. President Wilson's view as fore ist in his recent letter to Senator ,'eelts is that the taking of married .en and heads of families should bt voided at least on the first dratt. "M n. r>,nDi>tan,'a latla, will nr/lllllhlv X 110 J. ibniuciii, o ivuvi oiii r. a made public later by Secretarj aker. lite Eeceiver For Thompson in W. Va PillLlPPl, W. Va., Aug. 25.?Judge . Q. Dayton yesterday appointed R. 11 ite. of Fairmont, receiver of the prop rties of Josiah V. Thompson in Wesl irginia, and issued an injunction tc strain all creditors from enforcing ens against his West Virginia prop rty. A petition in involuntary bankruptcj as filed in United States Districi ourt at Pittsburgh early this weel y counsel for a number of Thomp on's creditors, the petition being ac ampanied by a statement by Thomp an agreeing to the procedure. Yes srday's action by Judge Dayton wat nxillary to the filing of this petition. lNCE, say n. y. kiddu i*ve crowded other sports off thi 161(1. ine Doys are digging ireucae nd shooting Germans. These littl [Iris were snapped on the banks of tb ludeon near the 22d regiment armor] Type and"Made, I JT1 I - V i A. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY m Coa/ Operators Not Yet Ready to Hold Meeting (By Associated Press.) . PITTSBURGH, Aug. 25. ? The i general meeting of bituminous coal operators of tlio country called to , meet In Pittsburgh next Wednesday to discuss the situation which has j arisen from fixing of prices for ' products by President Wilson, was .; today postponed by the board of directors of the National Association 1 of Coal Producers. ^ | In announcing the postponement t of the general meeting the direcj tors let it be known tuey would require more time in which (o com,! piete arrangements for the general 1 meeting. It was stated that the board of directors of the association would | meet in Washington next Tuesday j to BiaKe SUCH an arrangement, ai ^ I that meeting it is expected that the | ante of the geueral conference will be definitely fixed and announced. boizeTactohT ON EAST SIDE i Officers Make Big Haul ;1 During Raid There. As a result of a raid made late yes' terday afternoon by county and city of. ficcrs, two prominent Italians of the Past Side are confined in the county ' jail awaiting hearings on the charge of violating the state prohibitory laws. The Italians are said to have been booti legging and operating a juice factory : in the basement of a store on Newton and Merchant streets. i Ninety-six half pints of Sam Thompson, several barrels of wine, twelve - casus of raisins, a wine press, casks, jugs and other equipment of a sure i enough booze plant were found by the i officers on tiieir raid. The two Italians are brothers and one, Vito Vultaggio, lias operated a tax' icab in the city for Borne lime and has been instrumental in arresting a number of bootleggers at various times, putting bis car at the disposal of the officers. Acting upon information secured by Policeman Woodward, a search warrant was issued, the Italians 11 garage searched and a trunk found which containel two cases of whiskey, . four dozen half pints of choice Sam , Thompson in each. The officers then visited the store ; of the olher brother, Prosporo Vultag> gio, and iu the basement there they ; found a wine press, a quantity of wine, 1 several barrels and flasks, some rafs' ins and other incriminating evidence, r ail of which were removed to the court l lioute. . The trial of the two will probably . be held Tuesday evening before Jus. tice Alusgrove. The trial was first . set for 1 o'clock Tuesday but It was . postponed until a later hour in order , that Deputy United States Marshal J. D. Moore might be present. ES; FORGET INDIANS. 9 playing "Red Cross ambulance." The > wounded "Boldler" keeps bis pistol at s his belt, for there are enough nurses e to Insure a speedy recovery, and return to the firing line. Jp" In a Metropolitan PRICE THREE CENTS II Ha HIE HI'S | BUS HIS 1 Iffl'S HANDS Dominates Broad Plains j North of the City of Gorizia. jJKIHVJHM I j Are Fighting For Every, i Yard of Ground They 4 "'fa HOWE. Aug. 25.?The trl-colof at Italv has been ilvina since yesterdar ! on tlio summit of Monte Santo which ' I was an Austrian stronghold on thq /'MS ! Isonto front, according to the official statement issued today by the ItuU&B ':? War Department. The Italian second army, General .-./a Cadorna reports, has broken through .f the Austro-Hungarian linea of defense at several points and is closely, i pursuing the Attstro-Hungarlane who are retiring and defending the dlffl- - .SB cult ground yard by guard. ' The Austrian line on the leonso >1 front has beeu broken at several a? points by the Italians it ia announce ed officially at Home. i $S One of tlio most brilliant fetee o| the Italians was the capture of M Monte Santo 3245 feet high. This peok seven miles north of GtorzMM^v tS dominates the broad plains beyond' that city and the occupancy of it W,#. '* enabled the Austrians to hold- tbe Italian advance since their '<api Having gained their principal 'Ob? jectlve on the Verdun front French are completing their by local attacks to thq eaBt to rouiHv , f I out and secure their new lines. i " >$ Profiting by the capture of HiH JI 304 yesterday they advanced night to the north of it. Three fortl*' . fled owrks in the vicinity of Bethihs S MiS court were stormed. t Renewal of lighting In the Cham* pagne may bo lorecaat by the stat&V. ment in the official French report that/ violent artillery engagements are in I progress there. In Belgian also In the vicinity Of Bixschooto tho big guns are heavily, . ij engaged. No further Infantry action .'^11 on a largo scale are reported by the $ British although they were success l'ul in minor operations last night.' r :m A German trench position west of Lena of local Importance and a post "38 near Lomhoertjhde were captured v'5| with prisoners. Near Ephey, northwest of 8t.' - ',\$g Qucntin there la increasing activity. with heavy artillery lighting undo; j| MICHAELIS AT HEADQUARTERS' ;'.7| AMSTERDAM, Aug. 25.?A Berlin dispatch received here says Chancel. lor Michaolis visited headquarters and 'M presented the Emperor with a report. Some Berlin papers say the visit is connected with Alsace-Lorraine -1 IN WAYNESBURG. " Mrs. A. Ray Maple and childrentapij :.'i| the guests of relatives in Waynes-! .| Special Notice 'ifjl Fairmont, W. Va., , . v j August 24, im. M Owing to the quarantine be- ' |j ing placed on railroads and ' electric lines in several counties in the northern part of the state , ; it will be necessary to have a twal I health certificate for children' jj under 16 year8 to travel. ? iBBM These certificates must be .f?j made out by the family physlcian and 0. K'd by the health . Each incorporated town la ,'1 j Marlon county has a health ofr / rsl ficer of Its own, and those llring in these towns must hare . ^ the 0. K. of the health officer of these towns, As county hoalth officer we have nothing to do with any In corporated town in the county. aSH Only those who Jive outside '4m of towns are to bring properly made out certificates to me for This does not apply to ma i Baltimore & Ohio railroad be- r tween Fairmont and Clarksburg f . or the Monongahela Valley-J Traction lines, as no chlldrem f under 16 years are allowed te ;.JS travel over these lines. L. N. YOST. County Health Officer. ' |:.|jh -VgaM