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Quality Newspaper for Home I ^Ll A. I I I 1 M F*lr tonight; Tuesday fair and 1 Northern West Virginia'$ Greatest Newspaper ESTABLISHED 1868. mem.e. ?.soci?TED r.eSs. FAIRMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, MONDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBER 10,1917. tod,v. ??w. tod.v PRICE THREE CENT3 I GERMA1 i' K0RIN1 1 7?* U.S. GOVERNMENT III BM " HI Mil Messages From Buenc: Aires To Berlin Not Our Affair. BRITISH BLAME QUEEl State Department Make: Distinction Between Gov ernment and People. (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON. Sept. 10.?Th< Sovernment today still was waltiut [or some indication of Iiow the Swed ish government regards the disclos ures of the part taken by its legation in Buenos Aires In transmitting Getman legation dispatches to Berlin. Neither the Argentine ambassadoi a nor the Swedish minister here present ed nay message from their govern ment and it was indicated that unti ohe or both had communicated witi the State Department this govern ment would take no step toward thi development of what may lead to i serious alteration of Sweden's post tlon among the neutral governemnts At the State Department today i tjras rnada clear that there was no dis position to question the good faltt and honesty of the Swedish people The deduction between the peopli and government was carefully point ed out. That Argentine will take pronipi steps toward securing an explanatioi from Sweden is assumed and tlx State Department will be surprised i the Argentine Foreign office does no I; force the recall of Count Luxburg, .hi [ charge d'affairs, who advised thi [ sinking of Argentine ships "withou i leaving any traces." and who referret I to the head of the Foreign office ai "a notorious ass." That the incident has been regard ed by this government as a wariiki act by Sweden is denied absolutely What may develop is a differea thing. At present there has been n< change in the position of the two gov ernments. BUENOS AIRES. Sept. 10.?Ar gentine officials, according to newspa E K per accounts today, are still unable t( r believe that dispatches sent to Berlii through the Swedish legation heri were accurately translated. The Foreign office early today sa.< tii. - was without official advice from Ambassador Naon or America! Ambassador Stimson. Newspapers and officials generall; believe that the government will dr mand the recall of Count Luxbr.vg German charge at Buenos Aires, bu g rupture in diplomatic relations wit! Germany is not anticipated at pres Argentine government pre ferring. It Is said, to consider the af fair a personal one betewen the Ger man and Swedish representative: here. LONDON, Sept. 10.?Photograph (of the King and the royal family o Sweden, Swedish soldiers and birds eye views of Stockholm are feature: In several newspapers under cros: page heads such as "Sweden's Expo sure," "Sweden Charged With Bread of Neutrality," while others rarr: cpecial reviews of the entire course o , events in Sweden since the outbreal of the war. One paper likens Swe dens position to that of Greece a fev months ago, saying "It's queen I Gerpan." The Grarhic In an edito i > rial says: " ' "We cannot view without inflnlt -?* !*? ? TwViloV. m rvgici luc whas heen directed with active syrn pathy of certain of her rulers towan Germany. Th- disclosures whicl were made from Washineton shed i brilliant light upon dark places o Hun diplomacy. Let us thank th United States for penetrating th plots." ! Injured German Sub, in Cadiz Harbo: > (By Associated Press) CADIZ. Spain, Sept. 10.?A Ger man submarine, seriously damaged tas arrived at this port convoyed b; L a Spanish torpedo boat. The subma P i rino will be Interned in the harbor. F Mrs. R. B. Parrlsh and childrer Margaret and Richard who had spen the summer with the former's fathe I in law Festus Parish at Toverbaug: are the guests of friends here unti I;. Wednesday when they will leave to their home In Baltimore. 1 1 V PEACE LOFF RE U DEVE ! REMARKABLE ACTION BATTLE, OF BF i'h pielue shows the heavy t front in Flanders. The armies ht ' the gunners running to reload the of lead upon the German posiiton. ; fWIIM : nice mi? yfiQimir mid i urn muimnu Former Painter Had Beei Invalid for Long Time. Frank Hamilton, aged about tilt! years ,a son of the late Jap Hamilton died this morning at his home 01 Emerson street alter a long illness For fourteen years Mr. Hamilton liui been a ill invalid from paralysh and . the past five years had no been able to walk. Prior 'to his illnesi he was employed as a painter am decorator in this city. The deceased is survived by hi. wife, who was lormerly Miss ?Vn Gould. His mother also survives an, several brothers and sisters, namely Elmus Hamilton, Charles Hamilton of this city, and Howard Hamilton, o . Georgetown. Mrs. Clyde Davis, o . Phoenix. Arir.^ra, Mrs. Luther Cor i drry, of -Morgantown avenue. ni 1 llrs. Will Ice, of Barrackville. Mit 5 Hamilton, mother of the deceased, le side:; with her daughter, Mrs. Cor ! dray, on Morgantown avenue. Mi s Hamilton died a number of years age i Funeral arrangements are i1 charge of Undertaker Cunningham ?, They have not been completed. i ARRANGE TUESDAY ; FOR FLAG CEREIN1 [ Committees Will Hold Ses j sion At Municipal Building. 1 7 A meeting of the executive and ai [ visory committees appointed to a r range for the ceremonies attendai 5 on the presentation of the Regiment! " flag to the First Regiment will be hel , on Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock 1 ! the Red Cross headquarters In tt - Municipal building. The date ot tt 1 presentation and other matters wl 1 be worked out at this meeting J The executive and advisory commt ' tees were appointed at a meeting < e a committee of citizens and a Re e Cross committee held this mornic and are as follows. Executive committee?E. B. Moot chairman. Henry Lively, J. H. Rot and, Charles W. Evans. Miss Ms ? Fleming, Miss Ruth Kelley, Anthoii L Bowen. J. Walter Barnes, A. L. Le! man Ira L. Smith. Advisory committee?Harry Smltl _ Trevey Nutter, E. F. Hartley, Joser Lehman, J. C. Herbert, Robert M Z ler, Harry Williamson. T. I Brett, 1 . J. Ross. J. O. Watson R. T Cu ningbam M. A. Fletcher, Sam B Nuzum. C. D. Robinson. Mrs. J. t , Meredith, Mrs. Geo. DeBolt, Mrs. . j G. Smith, Mrs. Geo. Alexander Mri r J. Walter Barnsc. r Have You Be : PROFFL MOVED 1 LOPMEft PHOTOGRAPH, TAKEN I] IITISH BATTERY HAMME1 ? 'r. ?~J|y 2HS ^TP ' "/^''' tntish liov.it; . in the heat of their r ive swept bat i. . i forth over this seeth last discharge, so no time may be Ios Be Mm i FOR MONDAY COURT i! Three Prisoners Befor* the Mayor On Drunkeness Charges. j Three prisoners were before Mayor I t rt tliin l?n..nlnn nhnenetl ...i*U K . , uuncu UMO niui ulug i_nai?cu wilu u ? 1 leg drunk and one man was arrested . 1< assault. Saturday and Sunday 1 were busy days for the local police, s several disorders having occurred in t different parts of the city. ? Frank Watkins was picked up by 1 Officer Dignian on Maple avenue yesterday. He was in a pretty bad cous dition and the policeman was obliged J to hire a taxi to bring the prisoner .0 1 th? l-.vl police station. Frank was \ louud guilty this morning ot drunkt enness and disorderly conduct aud I was fined fill and the cost of the taxi. . He paid /*.e line and was released. ] Bert hair paid the city 5,0 and the i costs of an extra officer for the privi. lege of being drunk on the city streets . Saturday evening. Zed Leonard took a short trip to the Foint Saturday and became so int toxicatcd that he forgot to get off the tr -> at Hildebrand, where he is working. The result was that he wis arrested 011 Water street on the charge of drunkenness. He was given the usual tine of $5, which he paid and was released. A. J. Henderson was arrested b> Chief Harr on the charge of assaultfing Bud Ice, of State street. It developed at the trial that Hendcrron who is an ice man in the employ ol the City Iec company, assaulted the hoy when lie Interfered with the let man going about his business. The mayor deciied. however, that Hen rierson used loo much strength In rep rlmandlng the boy, who is only twelvt years old and Is small tor his ag-> Henderson was fined $5, which lit paid. r- Home Coming Held !! By Bingamon Folks d n Ideal weather conditions contribu is ed greatly to the sncees of the Bin le gamon home coming celebration yes 11 terday which was held at Martin' church. Former residents of Blnga mon and present day residents wen ,(j in attendance in large numbers at thi ig reunion which Is an annual even and one which Is looked forward t< e with much anticipation. Rev. H. R v- Hess of Clarksburg conducted the de le votional services which opend a pre ly gram, the following speaking: Hor h- Jess F. Sturms, of SturmB Mills; Rev H. R. Hess of Clarksburg; Will Hai i mer of Shinnston; D. R. Martin o ih Elkins; Prof. W. A. Crowl of Fall 11- mont presided at the meeting an 1. he also gave an interesting talk, n- At noon a basket dinner was sen L. ed which was an important featur i. of the day's celebration. A largi I. number of Fairmonters who claim Bi: 5. gamon and vicinity as their nativ heath were present at the celebratioi en Keeping Your Ey i * it :r expe from cc rts in 1 X THE MIDST OF RING HINDENBURG LIN] - ? vork of pounding back the Germai on until it is a desolate waste. Not it in spouting this concentrated storr BAG l HAWKINS MEETS TRAGIC DEATI s Was Fatally Injured Whil Taking Auto Out of a Barn. . . , ?? \ v, 1 ' 1 'i Isaac Tracy Hawkins, a prominei dairyman and farmer of Winflel district, was fatally injured in an a< cident on Sunday afternoon at hi home, his death occurring just as h reached Cook hospital, where he wa | brought immediately after the acc j dent. Mr. Hawkins was assisting his so .Oscar to take a new automobile froi me uarii, wueiB 11 nau Deen place temporarily. To do this a temporal approach '.r the bam had been ha' tily constructed. While the eon we backing the car down the platforn in some manner the lather fell und( the machine. He made uo outcry an . the machine was hacked off the pi; : torm betore the driver noticed a... thing wrong. He discovered his i'ati i ei under t.ie car with one tool caugi , in the spring. He was placed in tl . car at once and hurried to the hosp i tal, suffering greatly. His death o ; curred on his arrival there. Mr. Hawkins did not state how tl . accident occurred, but the suppositio is that he had slipped and fallen an l ad been doubled back under the ca causing severe internal injuries. Mr. Hawkins was aged 53 year . and was a son of the late Thomi Hawkins ,of Monongalia county. ? ' is survived by his wife, who was fo i merly Miss Serena Musgrave, ar . nine children, namely, Oscar, He bcrt, Elsie, Josie, Nellie, Gay, Walte . Ca '. Isaac T., Jr., and Ralph Alt Hawkins, of Arnettsville. Nathan! ' Hawkins ,of Winfield, and MrB. Mi . souri King, of Morgantown, a t brother and sister of the deceased. 1 was a member of the Woodman of tl World and of the M. E. church ar a director in the Farmers Mutual Fi Association of West Virginia. He wi well known In the,city and coun , and his tragic death has occasion" ) the deepest sorrow in the communit Funeral services are announced to 1 held on Tuesday at one o'clock In tl Walnut Grove church near his hom " Interirient will be made In Map I* Grove cemetery, s 1 ' s Negro Troops To Be ; Trained Senaratel 1 X 3 (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Sept. 10.?Neg ' trc-ips of the National army will organized In separate units as Is do in the Regular army and so far possible will be trained in the stat where they are raised. The call f a drafted negroes to mobilize at the camp's will he postponed to Xmw of ' cers at the camps to arrange for t e organization of the separate units. * Of the 687,000 men called for n the first Increment of the Nation e army It 1b estimated that appro: l. mately 70,000 will be negroes. g on Everett True? j C TED BE MMAND rHE ARG ' GERMANY 1L APPROACH PEACE BY EASY STAGES I First Offer Te Be On i Status Quo Ante Basis. will not? acceptel Regarded As Necessar] Step Shaping German Opinion. LONDON' Sept. 10.?Throughou official London the belief is held tha a very definite peace offer will com a from Germany before winter and th 0 offer will suggest immediate seccet n sion of hostilities on a status qu basis. Entente statements have fully it dicatel that they will refuse sue! terms and no doubt Germany is awar of this. But German leaders ri gard a status quo offer from th I German side as an indipnsible ste 4 | in the preparation of German puhli |! opinion for further concessions. WASHINGTON. Sept. 10.?What i purported to be an outline of Get C many's peace terms has been circuit ted among diplomats here within th last two weeks, but it has been r< garded by the Eentente embasies an most of the neutrals a0 a 'feeler." Th origin of the so-called terms was nc . disclosed, but they are said to hav been written by Foreign Secretar: d Von Khulman before his visit to V: enna, which since has been pointei is to as strengthening the probabilit; p that bear evidence of authenticity Mriefly the so-called terms were a lS follows: 1- Restoration of Belgium and North era France to be paid for out of th n sale of Germany's colonies to Grea Britain. II "Alsace and Lorraine to be indeper, d dent states. (High French official y recently have stated anew the detei mination of Franca to be satisfiei with nothing less than- the recovery o 13 her lost provinces), t. "Triese to be a 'free port.' -? o';i um mm rvuuiuiiict iu ue reBiUi u ed and Serbia to have a port oil th t_ Adriatic. 'The Balkans question and th status of Turkey to be- subjects fc ,t negotiations. I(, "Disarmament and international pt I. lice. c_ "Freedom of the seas with Grea Britain in control of the English Chat le nel until the projected tunnel is but in between Dover and Calais." ! DEIS OWNERSHIPS \ OF BOOZE GRIP! ra el g. After several unsuccessful attempt re the trial of W. C. Kapp was finally bt le gun before Justice Conaway this a! ]e ternoon after the man had been i id jail for about two weeks. He was at re rested by county and city officers i the Baltimore and Ohio depot som ty time ago charged with brlngin >d liquor into the state, y. Baltimore and Ohio Patrolma aejritchner found the man asleep in th ie aepot one night with a suitcase neai e. by. He called the officers and th le man was taken into custody. Whe awakened he denied ownership of th suitcase, whjeh was sitting on th floor some distance away. He ws compelled to accompany the officer however, and another suitcase whic y contained liquor was found behln the station door at the other end ( the room from which the man we sitting. It was also "wished on him since there was no one else present I ro claim ownership, be Kapp has been employed by tt ne Fisher and Fleming minstrel t-nui ns as "black face." He came here to joi thme and he persistently denies thi ea lie knew anything of the two suitrasi or of booze which were found in tt ?lr room at the lime, fi- The trial this afternoon was halte he to await the arrival of the chief wi ness for the state. H. h. Satterflel as who it night baggage master at tl isl Baltimore and Ohio depot. The ev fi- dence that was presented by the othi witnesses was by no means concluslv He is Keeping the Nx FORE Wx OF RUSl ENTINE IS YOUR NUMBER WRITTEN THERE' ..>-.3 r..'7" -.r >>|jra? ' I \ V? f) iPSW/r ! nWi] ej dorothVvv '*-jA e NAU 6H TON\^ ^ '" On her chut white and fair the up ?! to-date girl he left behind him wear I the number of his regiment. Sweel i.i hearts of the boys of New York's 69U u i tiears the numeral of their soldie boys' regiment either embroidered o e their sleeves or stockings, or paint or pasted in courtplaster on arms o e chst COUPLE'S ACTIONS : VERY SUSPICIOUS e t Marshal Smith Is Havinj ^ Henry and Irene Haskins i'| Investigated. ' I S, I'nito/1 Ctotaa Marchnl P V SmIM J is having Henry Haskins and lreni t| Haskins held at the local police sta lion pending an investigation to detei i- mine what they were doing when ar s rested at the government lock nea - Lowesville about nine o'clock Satui 1 day night. The prisoners were ai f rested by the lock tender who is i special United States deputy marsha on the charge of being suspdciou r- characters. The were loafing abou e the lock property and apparently hai no special business there, e The couple were placed on the Pen: ir sylvania train at Lowesville and Off I cers Seaman and Boggess met th > ' train when it arrived here. Unitei States Marshal Smith is certain tha it they were at the local lock for n i- bad purpose. They claim that the It were married in Clarksburg last yea and that they were walking to Mot gantown when arrested. Haskin claims that he registered for the draf | at Berryburg. Barbour county, an l that he was not in the first quota t | : he drawn. j It is thought at federal headquai | ters here that the man may be evat J ing conscription. The matter is bi 1 ing investigated and local officers ar ' communicating with -draft board c Barbour county to determine whet! er or not. there is any foundation fc s the suspicion. I BIG MAN HUNT ON t II HARRISON CO e n By Associated Press) p CLARKSBURG, W. Va., Sept. 10.IS A search lasting virtually all nigh s, by a posse of deputy sheriffs fi h Frank Naples wanted for attemptin ^ to murder Michael Stanns yesterds 1B at Kelley hill, a suburb was resume .. this morning with additional deputh 0 pressed into service. Minute desert tlons of the man have been telephone ie to police officers in all central We: )e Virginia cities and towns with I n structions to have every train -it trolley car arriving from Ctarksbui *3 district watched for him. ie An additional witness a man. wi Jailed this morning making two w d men and three men of Kelley hill wi t- are now in separate cells of the con a, ty Jail awaiting further deevlopment ie Physicians at St. Marys hosplt i- where Stanno is a patient announc; er this morning that he would probab e. die of wounds. usances in Line INTER $ ARMY AFFAIR \ i ?. NEW IS nmoio unioioi State of War De-j 1 clared to Exist in 1 the Capital . 41 'a . AIT?iV| KornHoff's Demand for Su* s preme Power Responsi-^' h ble for the Trouble, i' I PETROGRAD, Sept. 10< ?Premier Kerensky has dew clared that a state of war, exists in the town of Petrograd and has ordered General Korniloff, command$t I in chief of the Russian arm\ ies to resign in consequence * of General Korniloff's de- v mand for supreme power.if I General Klemoozsky ]& been appointed command^: in chief. f, EAST SIDE me# I ; REAOTJO OKI 1 Superintendent Husteftd t Has Secured Fine Fac- j 1 ulty for School. a e Arrangements bave been complete* | [or tbe beginning of High school lOr -.3 o struction on the East side and a fao- ,,S y ulty of line ability will be ready to r take up tbe work when tbe schools open next Monday morning. The new ,t^g9 * instructors will meet with the teachers d of tbe grade schools of the district at o a teachers meeting which will be held Saturday afternoon next at which thus r- Superintendent Hustead will outline fjB |. plans for the year. Next Monday morning the pupils e who will attend at the East etas' '.XaH if schools will assemble in the respeo- ' I 1- tive grade school buildings to receive r a list of books. There will be no change in the text books in the Unlbn 1 Independent district this year but ey> a rors will be prevented if no boolU m j bought until each pupil has been given 4 '.VjjjO a list. StudentB who expect to enter the high school will meet at tbe auditorium of the Central building at the same time. The faculty for the new high ached .3 is as follows: 1 W. Clyde Hertzog, who will, teach Cnnllnk ""H mafhnniatifB. la a (TaHq. ate ot Salem College, holding an & B. degree from that school. Ha had _ had many yearB' experience as a grade *' and high school teacher, and Is thor ' oughly familiar and entirely comper tent for the work. His home Is Is g Shlnnston. y Miss Mabel Richards, who will teach 8 science and history. Is % graduate of . ;a Fairmont Normal and West Virginia * University, holding a degree ot B. S. ' from the latter Institution. She bed several years' experience as a teacher A in graded and high schools. Last year she taught in the Grafton High school. She is a resident ot the East side. ' s . Miss Bertha Diligard. who will teach ' music, for many years has taught mar L!; sic in local schools, and Is well knows | in educational circles over the state. c ; L. C. Minor, who will teach penmM> ! ship, has taught In local schools. 3j! Every effort will be put forth te Ll guard the health of teachers and P9u ! pils of the East side schools dtylpg ? 3 l-v j the coming term. VVr. Wm. E. Boyers I who has been the efficient medical Q| amlner for several years has been r? ' appointed by the Board of Educatipn | and will look after his part of the work | carefully.