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Wv v.- | | 1 MOVING PICTURE FUNNIES. i BOC^ANO TBIMS I ilw / ' W TBEES AND I |l I. . / OTHER THINGS! ffijl'-rt uui UUl U6 P?Cvl*iu ui. u.. ti<bi oiueS. Then carefully foia aotted line i iu entire length. Then dotted une 2, and to on. Fold each section underneath accurately. When completed turn over and you'll find a surprising result. Save the pictures. the weathep. v ably rain tonight " -x slightly warmer ' ^ Weather Readings "estorday's weath?,,era,urp' maxim' ncue. i Ballast fop Coal Run R. R.?Fifteen car loads of slack came up the new Coal Run railroad yesterday to the Arch Fleming feed house, this being the first material yet transported over the new line County Sunday School Convention? The Marion County Sunday school convention will be held at Barrackville on Thursday, October IS. Announcements of the time and place of holding the convention will be made In the various churches of the city tomorrow. The sessions will last all day and conclude with the evening session. RW1 ' Picture of Belgian Ward?During the 1916-17 term of the Fairmont State N'ormal school a Belgian baby was adopted by the students, the students asuming the maintuinence of the child for a period of a year. The school recently received a photograph of the baby who is a husky youngster. His name is Emile Doria. The means will probably he provided for his further maintainence when the time contracted for has expired. bounty biertt nome?county tiers | A. G. Martin and Mrs. Martin and Mrs. W. T. Smith, of Mannington, are j home from a week's fishing and hunting trip to Trough Club, located along the south fork of the Potomac river, near Romney in Hampshire county. Mr. Martin states that he secured a few squirrels and fish and that the party had a very enjoyable time. Marriage License Granted?This af', ternoon Deputy County Clerk Phillipsi granted a marriage license to John Walter Hall. IS years and May Robin-! son, "1 years, both of Mannington. Issued Warrants?Warrenls were issued by Justice Conawav late Friday afternoon for Worthie Slater, charged with petty larceny and James Andersen. charged with a felony. The men have been detained for several days on search warrant proceedings They are charged with robbing B. & 0. box cars. This afternoon Slater1 gave ball in the sum of $100 for his appearance before Justice Conaway for trial on Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Deeds Recorded Today?These deeds were recorded today by A. G. Martin. | county clerk: John O. Johnson to the | Monongahela Valley Traction Com-j pany, four lots of ground in Paw Paw! district, near the corporate limits of| RlvAKVllle. S2.000: Dnvio Moats anrti husband to H. C. Hudgins, parcel of ground in Oakdale Addition lo the City of Fairmont, $5; Guy 0. Parker, et ux to Glenn D. Parker, property in Bellview Heights Addition to the City of Fairmont, $700; A. Lawrence Watson et ux to James B. Watson, lot in Burt Addition to Mannington, $1. New Job?Samuel H. Vaughan, who has been with the Fairmont Printing and Publishing company for a number of years, has resigned to accept a position with the Morgantown Press Co., a commercial printing establishment of the college town. He will be tri charge of the mechanical department o( the plant. , In 314th Field Artillery?Associated PresB dispatches from Camp Lee are to the effect that the men from this section of West Virginia have been assigned for duty in the 314th Field artillery. Mining Coal ? Coal is now being mined from the Consolidation's big mine at Wyatt. The coal tralna are row being operated by the contractor but the Western Maryland will take over the operation within thirty daya. Special Church Service!?The Christian church will present some special features at the services of next Sunday. Miss Wlnshlp, of the Boston School of Expression, will recite and address the young people at 6:30 p. m. Mr. John Reed will sing at this service. Mrs. E. C. Rowand will give the evening solo, while Dr. Mitchell will discuss at Ku ' the 7:30 service, A Hard Question for the Kaiser and His Crowd to Answer. 8huttiesworth In France?Mrs. MyTtle Shuttlesworth, of High street, received a cablegram yesterday from her son, Lieut. Wayne Shuttlesworth. telling her of his safe arrival In France. !The message said "Safe and well." B Lieut Shuttlesworth left here three Keeks ago after a brief visit bomtX la-ring received bis eoimslitlon st the i"ort Belli. Harrison training camp. County Court Meeting?This aftersoon a session of county court la being held. Action la being taken on mother's pension cases and routine matters. Mannlngton Peop'e Wed?John W. Hall and Miss May Robinson, both of Mannlngton, were united In marriage this morning at the parsonage of the Presbyterian church by Ttev. H. G Stoetier. Mlaa Cole's Accompanist ? Musleai Fairmont will be Interested in the an nouncement mat when -Miss Grace Cola sings at the Grand Wednesday night tor the Red Cross she will have si her piano accompanist Carl Bernthaler, of Pittsburgh. Mr. Bemthaler will be remembered here as having accompanied Christine Miller, contralto, . at several concerts. His ability Is recognized and his sympathetic accompaniment will add much to the success of the concert. No Morning Services?Rev. Dr. Buhl, who was to h?ve occupied the pulpit at the First M. K church here tomorrow at the morning service ha3 been called east and can not till the appointment. There will he no church preaching services therefore at the usual hour. At night Mrs. L. . A. Core a returned missionary from India will address the congregation. Rev. W. J. Eddy Home?Rev. W. J. Eddy has returned front Cross Roads where he has been visiting since Thursday. Mir PLANES DESTROYED I Britains Aerial Defenses' it r? wv . nave rsecome yuue Formidable. (By Associated Press) . LONDON, Sept. 29.?The successful j operations of the British aerial de- i tenses in the frustration of three at tempts of Herman raiders to reach Lon don last night and the destruction of! I at least two machines on the coast \ \ leads to the hope that means have been found to deal with moon light visitors as the Zeppelines were encountered last year. It is true the conditions of Bkv last night was not altogether favorable for night flying but the defense by aeroplanes and antiaircraft guns has been made so strong that future j | raiders will cross the coast of England at their own peril. Lord French, commander of the Home defenses, reports that the latest Information indicates that about twenty enemy machines participated in last night's raid Bombs were dropped In a number of places in Kent. Essex and t Suffolk but no casualties and only in- t significant damage has been reported to the present. Repeated attacks were ! a made on London but in none did the \ ' raiders penetrate the outer defenses. I o One enemy plane is reported to have ] been shot down In the Thames estuary i . and the second one off the coast BRIDGE WORKMEN I MAKE PROGRESS > t Towers to Support Construe a tion Cable Will Go Up , Soon. ' Under the supervision of Resident Engineer William E. Brady and other employees of tho John F. Casey Company the work on the new bridge that t will span Coal Run is progressing , rapidly. At presnt most attention is being given to the erection of the 1 two 60 and 54 foot towers. A special 1 crew of workmen from rittsburg are t in tho city handling this work. Both j of the towers have been hullt and c with the exception of a few minor jobs are ready to be raised into the air. The towers will bo supported by c cables tinning to the ground. On the J north side of the ravine the reinforc- 1 ing cable comes to the ground in 1 front of the Hall's Hardware store. 1 The cable on the south side of the * bridge comes to the ground near the ' sidewalk Just in front of Y. M. C. A. There has bPen quite a delay in the shipment of timber, but until the I towers are constructed and the exten- ! tion of the railroad completed, this i will not prove a serious delay. ( ~T Hubby up I ? RECKLESS V VJI > REM. SUN ^tLOOKH kORlcSlTY^j, !kL.UBi -w VrEP TV>? 'WAV, KEA?! I ISiel SHE DANCES TO HELI ii : iC * VANESSA A feature of society's "spirit of the hildren of France, just given on the 'ackard at Greenwich, Conn., was th t man as "The Fawn." ffllirT DO DOOD AT CAMP i Fairmont Boy Tells Father! of Cold, Damp Atmosphere at Petersburg. Because of the cold and damp veather the Fairmont boys affected byhe second draft of the big national rmy are urged to wear heavier clotting and shoes and have a good supply if blankets on hand. Camp Lee is situated near Peterslurg and is about forty miles from the nodt It la fntirtonn milnc ahnvo ono evel. The damp and cold weather has leen keenly felt and one of the young nen In a letter to his father today told ilm to send him two additional blankits. Thick toga arise in the early mornng according to the letter. The young nan's father called at The West Vir-. ;lnian office and desired to urge the i oung men who will soon make the rip to be well prepared for the damp .nd cold weather. Churches to Pay the Ministers Expenseesj <By Associated Press) CLARKSBURG. Sept. 29.?A plan to lave churches of the denomination pay he expenses of ministers at the anlual conferences was endorsed at the Tenth annual meeting of the laymen's | issociatlon of the West Virginia Con- ; erence of the Methodist Episcopal j hurch here today. The plan is later to be presented to ' he conference for adoption. Each ihurch will be requested to contribute i sum equal to one per cent, of the saliry paid its pastor. The annual bustiess meeting of the ministers' wives ook place at the Clarksburg Country :lub with Mrs. S. K. Arbuthnot of 3uckhannon presiding. Mr. and Mrs. I. N. George, who had aeen guests at the home of n J Smith and family on Chicago street returned today to their home In Clarksburg. FRECKLES AND HIS > Sosu: <nr \ TLl A f w ASOIWEB.) , ? \JAin-t it? \ ^ ** J answer to >movie act NKTEWAV^(i]j . _ PEQUS ^EBOSBVr^ I ^TrY ff( . ?J33f i. _AAJ?/6ftEG CaeCF. i ?rfr?? " ! ! ? FRENCH CHILDREN ! Woods" benefit for the fatherless j lawn or thf? octalp of Mrs. E. W. i dancing of Mi s Vanc38a Clucks- 1 i iiSliif; SOCIETIES MEET i I' Were Shown How to Con- ; duct Their Affairs Last ] Night. i What was considered by many as i being one or the best joint literary programs that was ever heard at the Nor- j mal school, was given at the school |' building yesterday evening when the j Lyceum and Mozart societies met to- i gether and gave a combined program with Prof. McGiunis, of the Normal school faculty, presiding. The program that was rendered con- I sisted of the following numbers: Vocat 1 solo. Miss Clarice Turner; reading. Miss Mabel Toothman; extemporane ous debate, llesolved that football j should be abolished in the Normal I school this year?affirmative, Mozart, I Warren S'lamlin; negative. Lyceum, j Ralph Miller; Hawaiian selection. Misses Hartley, Davis, Lotl, Shroeder. Krurn, an 1 Hair; impromptu speeches; , Story Telling, Miss Inez Johnson;,, Physical enure lor girls. Miss Zllil merman; I* sunjeci 01 t'ouagogy, i.eo Salvali. The debate was decided in . favor of the negative. Following the program a ten minute : intermission was held after which a sham election was held, which showed the members of Ihe two societies some of the common parliamentary mistakes. The meeting was attended by a large number of students from both socleties as well as an almost unanimous attendance of the faculty. I. W. W. Arrests Are Still Being Made (By Associated Press) CHICAGO. Sept. 29?Federal agents in various parts of the country today continued to make arrests of members of the I. W. W. indicted here yesterday, according to telegrams received at the office of the United States district attorney. Charles F. t'lyne. No statement was forthcoming this morning as to when a complete list of prisoners could be announced. FRIENDS?(HE HAD A RE ( SUBt! 'NlTfcD \ ~*i~ ^STATES SOLDIEB-/ ^ I HE'S SONNA, J~pn, jf GoT VjAair.P^-y' . yy . '_ ''^ PES? POCEI6M COUWTKY ;-._ ?moS-.. >W>Otf" 'SVME&tM cnv iv Kj.s iwvsm is wsht:: J * " >? AWf.?V -4.*.Al.? | man VEIL DRAWN OVER FIANDERSJIGHTING Something Bigr May he Goins on There Today. Field Marshal Halg is extremely latonic in his dispatch today from the British front in France and Belgium "nothing to report except the usual irtwery activity on both sides" is the jssence of It. The warnings, yesterday from the newspaper corerspondent at the front that nothing ned he expected from hem for the time being read In thl.< connect Ion tends to create an air of tenseness with the possibility seen of Jig events Impending. Military observers not on the spot nowever seem at sea over the probability. The intervals since Wednesday big atack appears too short for the launching of another extended orenilve movement In Flanders and there bave been no visible signs of preparations for a drive in any other sector The possibility exists too that the vr i! which has been drawn over activities along the fighting line is only intended to cover up some new disposition of entente forces until the change is com [ileted. The comparative quiet that has pre vailed for the last few days on 'he French front Is continuing. Only tin irtillery has ben at all active chiefly in Ihe Verdun region east of *be Meuse. In this section, however, the gun fire reached a violent piech last night. Paris reports today. FAIRVIEW Mrs. Marion Bowman, Mrs. W. J. Barth and Miss Sallie Martin attended the district Pythian Sisters convcniion at Rivesvllle Thursday. Marshall Efaw. of Mannington, was i business visitor here Friday. Ralph Machesney, of Pittsburgh, who has been visiting his wife and family here, has returned to resume his work. Mrs. G. L. Miller and daughter. Miss Eleanor, were at Fairmont shopping Wednesday. Mrs. Claude Parker and Mrs. Amos Smith were nt Fairmnnt ?Vir>nr?<rie? rsr? ? VU rhuradav. Dr. and Mrs. J. W. P. Jarvis delightfully entertained the latter's Sunday school class at her home on Main street Thursday evening from S until 11 o'clock. Music and games were the liversion of the evening and a very pleasant evening was spent. The guests were Misses Byrl Parrisli. Pearl Waters, Millie Hanes, Florence Hogue, N'ellle Ammons, Rose Weaver, Jessie Waters. Edith Austin, Margaret McCray, Goldle Parrish, Mildred Cummins, Ruth Haught, Ethel Ammons, Marie Morris and the boys were Vic-1 tor Carpenter, Kenneth Smith. Clifton Jarvis, Byron Miller, Elmer Dodd and j Mrs. Claudo Jarvis and Miss Helen Jar-1 vis. Delicious refreshmcn's were served by the hostess assisted by Miss Millie Hanes. The Ladles' Aid of the Methodist Episcopal church gave Mrs. Sarah Wright a linen shower Tuesday evening. The guests were Mrs. James Dawson, Mrs. Grover Conner. Mrs. J. W. P. Jarvis, Mrs. Frank Batson. Mrs. Opal Batson, Mrs. Cal Fox, Mrs. Robert Rritz, Mrs. Reason Fox, Mrs. J. A. Smith, Mrs. Elias Austin. Mrs. Wright, Misses Llssa Price and Genevieve and Zola Fox and Mrs. Mockler, of Manaington. Miss Blanche Snodgrass, of the Ohio Valley hospital. Wheeling, attended the nurses' convention at Fairmont' this week and visited her father, John 1 Snodgrass. Draft Appeals to -C I*/ ?> YYUOUIl IlUIil VV. va. (By Associated Press) CHARLESTON. Sept. 29 ? Breckenrigde Jones of tbe State military census and enrollment department today submitted to President Wilson 110 appeals for exemption form the decisions of the northern district board. The appeals were accompanied by a general opinion covering all cases with a special opinion for each case. It was also announced 105 cases from the decision of the southern district board had been sent to President Wilson but many had not yet been disposed of at White House. Eugene Holland, who was injured several days ago when he was struck by an automobile, is improving steadily. He will not lose his finger ss was feared might be the result of his injuries. , ;ason for objecting.) yjari ) 7~ ill. i hope?/ x ufc t>ont GO]/ \ VJAO.1 /> i( "SHATTER ) ^ J:; JL si. Te-O^VS1 f SHK-V^, M0\nt actorS- rafep ^mos-r AREVOU 604t> AT W*J < A ^ fSUtSWa??im?\7 y_ SATURDAY EVENT. 1 Dnmstchsl IN NEW FALL MERCT DAY AT UNDERSELLS USUAL END OF SEASO Ladies' AM Y.'col Serpe Su Models, $15.00 Values ... Ladies' New Fall Coats. R< $10.00 Values, on Sale for ~~~ i 59c I.* For men's wo?l pro* For large ( cess chirks op draw* size blankc en, 7?c values. values. ] Orieinr.tcrs and Leaders o ' rv ij in m_ ] MONONGAH ||! ?'J Viaiting* Hrce. Miss Cora Loar. formerly of this ' town but now of Clarksburg. was in | Monogah yesterday afternoon and evening calling on friends and attending to shopping. Miss Loar left Monongali to enter Si Mary's Hospital at Clarksburg where she Is now located. Will Preach Here. The pulpit at the Baptist church wil he filled tomorrow morning and ' evening by the Rrv. J. H. Cost. Bc! fore th?> evening services a meeting I cf the young peoile will be held for I the purpose of organizing a local Bap I tlst Young Peoples Union. Invitation Extended. An invitation has beeu extended to the Baptist church to attend the meeting of the Baptist Assembly club at the First Baptist church ot Fairmont tomorrow. Fevcr.il loi al people who are interested in the annual assembly will attend. rcnauivHLd. Miss Elsie Bennett was anions the Monoii-'ali callers in Fairmont this morning. George Lelving was in Fairmont yesterday evening as a social caller. Miss Carrie Smith was in Fairmont yesterday afternoon calling on friends and attending to business. Eugene Orr was in Fairmont yesterday evening tailing on friends. C. A. Cypress, of Buffalo, N. Y? was among the rccentl business transactors in Monongah. Miss Sophia Orbin was in Fairmont, yesterday afternoon attending to business. Miss N'ell Anderson who has been out of twon for the past several days, i returned yesterday to resume her work in the local millinery store. I.eo and Raymond Salvati attended the joint meeting of the Lyceum and Mozart literary societies at the Normal school yesterday evening. Six Men Perish in Blast Furnace (By Associated Press) GARY. 1 id.. Sept. 99.?Six men met death in the plant of the United States Steo! corporation here today as an in| direct result of the strike of switchmen in the local yards of the Chicago. I Joliet and Eastern railroad. Because of the strike there has been : i a shortage of material in the mills and ! as a result one of the blast furnaces became clogged. Emory Padgett, a foreman, tcok eight men into the furnace to clean it. A gas valve gave way and Padgett and five of his workmen were asvphixiited. It is thought that one of the workmen struck the valve accidentally and it broke under the blow and high pressure of gas which it confined. Metal Workers Join the Seattle Strike (By Associated Pros?) ecATTLE, Wash.. Sept. 9ft?Twelve thousand metal workers employed In the Seattle shlD yards struck today to force demands for higher wages j and the use of 8 hour lumber. Three large steel ship yards and 9."> smaller) plants were clored as a result of the strike. ?BY BLOSSER. ( CEE_ W s make U ^ \USej Cg^rra???_?!&=**? WHAT ___ STAT|; *^g_ ~ 1 WIjweos J1 .rr^- .-.. frONPAY^ NG, SEPTEMBER 29,1917, ?j Me Values [ANDISE SELLING TO- \' GHEADQUARTERS AT N PRICES. its. Newest Fall 9.65 > . |l -?ltnrl Va^oIc nn A A ?<* J .1' C~V* iHVUVIO) MJI I' IJ1C "|H D.^O 59 48c" I louble bed For ladlei' fleece rib- '-JU :tj, real $2 bed union eulte, 78? valuee. BE. f Low Prices in Fairmont. 1 Fairmont District S. S, Convention The Fairmont District Sunday school convention will be held at the II Fleming chapel Sunday afternoon and evening, October 7. An attractive M program has been arranged for the sessions which w ill consist of addreaa. es on Elementary work by Mr*. E.TI. i'ox, on The Boy Problem by W. O. } Cunningham and addressee by B. J. Thomas. Ira L. Smith, J. M. Jacobs, J. L. Rlnehart and F. G. Gray on mat. lets of Interest to the convention. . A Round table discussion will be conducted by Levi B. Harr and other II interesting features will be carried 91 'U J. M Altman of this city Is president of the organization and Miss Rose Gasktii also of this city la secretary and treasurer. eSfe?1 *.^B Ohio Guardsmen itfV , Jj Tropical Storm jl (By Associated Press) ^ |fl MONTGOMERY, Ala., Sept W ? I Ohio National guardsmen at Camp Sheridan near here yesterday had I their first encounter with a tropical storm. Many tenta were blown down il but quick work saved thousands ot jj uuici irms ona nune oi in? WOOQ6I1 ware houses or kitchens were dam- 1 aged. The canrp was flooded tr I H heavy rain. I CHILD'S TONGUE 1 BECOMES COATED | IF CONSTIPATED ] WHEN CROSS. FEVERISH AND 8ICH tfl GIVE "CALIFORNIA 8YRUP OF FIGS." Children love this "fruit laxatlTS,* .31 and nothing else clea.'ses the tende( stomach, liver and bowels so nicely. I A child simply will not ston t) la vine to empty the bowels and the result Is, I they become tightly clogged with waste, liver gets sluggish, stomach sours, then your little one become* jfl cross, halt sick, feverish, don't eat, sleep or act naturally, breath i* bad, B system full of cold, has sore throat, stomach ache or diarrhoea. Listen, Mother! See If tongue Is coated, then give a teaspoonful of "California Syrup of Figs," and In a few hours all the H constipated waste, sour bile and undigested food passes out of the system ?nd you have a well, playful child Millions of mothers give "California M Syrup of Figs" because it Is perfectly harmless; children love it, and It never -1 fails to act on the stomach, l!ver and J bowels. Ask your druggist for a 60-cent hot- H tie of "California Syrup of Figs" which H has full directions for babies, children H of all ages and for grown nps plainly printed on the bottle. Beware of counterfeits sold here. Get the genuine, M made by the "California Fig Syrup Company." Refuse any other kind |M with contempt M2S ??K^9 II irro&yy^#!=I?