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I ESTABLISHED "ms. FAIRMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, THURSESYIVENING, OCTOBER 4,1917. tomv. n.w. tod?y PRinn
FAIRMON
WAR BASIS
FUR STATF
WIS V 8 1 1 t h
i wras
j Phy sicians Who
Join the Army
Will Be Protected
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Dr. S. R. Holroyd Will be
President?>icxi Meeting
in the East.
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U41J lUUKeuiciiLM y.tiii.in a IM
lysiclaus called lo the (rum will be
oked alter were decided upon this
lorning by a resolution passed at the
ieeting of the Wost Virginia Medical
DClety. By the arrangement the
sysician who has charge o( the eases
to keep a separate account of all the
loney thus collected, retaining two
:irds and turning one-tliird of it over
i the parly designated by the doclur
hose practice is being cared (or. Alta
physician's return no doctor will
tend auyiot his families'for a period
: one year by -which- means lie will
ive an opportunity to reestablish his
-act ice.
The association decided to pay the
embershlp -dues of all physicians dho
'e at the front. An extra dollar has
:en tacked on to the membership dues
' the state body so that ?. tund might
be created by which the family of a
physician at war may he given support,
or financial support might be
given to army dotcois upon their return
who will not bo able to practice
because of injuries.
The revised constitution was tabled
so that the present one is still in
force.
These doctors were elected for the
ensuing year: President, Dr. B. K.
. Holroyd, Athens; first vice president.
Dr. Charles O'Grady, Charleston; sec
ted vice president, Dr. W. J. Judy,
Belleville; third Wee president, Dr. 0.
W. Waddell, Fairmont; secretary. Dr.
J. Howard Anderson, Mary town; treasurer.
Dr. H. (J. Nicholson, Charleston;
council. First district. Dr. H. K. John
son, Fairmont; Second district. Dr. T.
K. Oatcs, Morgautown; Third district.
Dr. C. It. Ogdcn, Clarksburg; Fourth
district, Dr. G. D. Jefl'crs, Farkersburg;
Filth district, Dr. J. S. McDonald, Logan;
Sixth district. Dr. H. L. Goodman,
McKendree; delegate to the
American Medical Society. Dr. F. LeMoyne
Hupp, Wheeling; editor of The
Journal, Dr. J. It. Blnss. Huntington
The association decided to hold its
text meeting in September, WIS as
the guests ot the Eastern I'an Handle
Medical Society, vVclt itself will select
the place of meeting between
Eerkeley Springs and Harper's Ferry.
The Medical Society decided that
[ through its committee on policy and
legislation efforts would be made to
have a lunacy commit-ee of three created
to take cliarg o" all of the state
Institutions. Dr. L. V. Guthrie, of
Huntington, was named to work in conJunction
with the committee from the
society.
The association also decided to lurther
the sale of Liberty bonds among
patients. These subjects were suggested
In a communication from Gov
?uui vuiuweu. negrei was expressed
I by the committee that made the report
I that the governor was unable to attend.
| Pre. G. A. MacQueen. nf Charleston,
c.nd Dr. C. O. Henry were members of
f the committee present.
I The convention adjourred at 1:20
(Continued on Pace Twelve !
I HOTEL WATSON CAFE
I Business Lunch 11:30 to 3 P. M. 40c
Supper 6:30 to 8:00 P. M.
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Laborers Wanted
In Select and Shipping Dept. Apply
OWENS BOTTLE
I MACHINE CO.
B
T BIDS f
BRIDGE LEADING
full
FULLS HI TRACK
j y
i Two Auto Trucks Wore on
II When, it CoHaps-y
cd.
10 filE m INJURED
|
Wreck Completely Blocked J
the Road for Considerable
Time.
Tho bridge owned by the Baltimore I
land Ohio railroad and leading from
, Cleveland avenue across the tracks to
j the Baltimore and Ohio express station
fell through this morning when
, two trucks, one owned by W. S. Thomas
and the other a post office truck
, were standing on the bridge loading.
I express. Fortunately, neither the driv-j
I ers, nor the B. & O. employees were
on the platform when the accident oc|
curred and there was 110 one injured.
The cause of the fall as could easily
he seen was not that the bridge was
overloaded but that the foundation had
I become rotten and gave way. The
j fall which occurred about tweive
I o'clock soon attracted hundreds of
1 nennle to the snot.
I Immediately the station was dosed
to permit employees of the company
to get the tracks cleared away. Late
this afternoon most of the material
from the bridge lmd been cleared
away. The fall is not expected to delay
the train that takes the drafted
men to Camp Lee at 3:50 o'clock this
afternoon.
TWflllil^i WHEN'
Ml WIS Ellffl
j John Rocko Will be Report-'
ed as Deserter Tonight.
John Bucko, order number 146 and '
II trial number 749, an Austrian by birth,
is listed at the offiec of the local draft 1
board as a deserter. He will be reported
this evening to the Adjutant
Lcueral of the army as a person selected
for military service under the proI
visions of the selective draft law, and
i tuter receiving sufficient notice tall|
ing to appear before the local board,
for service. I
Baclto has been employed as a laborer
for Henry Nicholich. About two
> eeks ago he left Fairmont to collect
|ccme money that some of his friends
Iowed him. According to the best information
received he told no one
where he was going. Before going he
told his brother that he would return
within a few days.
if Backo does not show up before the
departure of the train at b:50 o'clock
this afternoon, his name and description
will be turned over to the local
police who will hunt for him and if
tound will deliver him to the nearest
military station as n prisoner. According
to the regulations of the draft law
i there Is a reward of ?50 for the capture
| of any such deserter. Papers will be 1
i made out this evening after the train
j departs reporting his absence to the
I government authortiies.
i One of the five " alternates, Pete
I Semos, also failed to report, at that time
but he turned up while the men were
at the Y. M. C. A. and said that he had
been working in Ohio.
HAIG RENEWS THE
FLANDERS DRIVE
Early Reports Say Germans
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TfCAC OUllCllUCriIl? in
Droves.
(By Associated Press)
BRITISH FRONT IN FRANCE AND
BELGIUM, Oct. 4?Field Marshal
Haig's forces in the offensive to the
east of Ypres this morning in some
places have penetrated the German
line to a depth of one mile and have
over run the crest of the Faschendaele
Gheluvelt ridge.
At an early hour the Germans -were
surrendering by the hundreds.
National Advertisers
iOOD BY!
WHATSATTE^^^
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This is the second in a series (
Wilhelm l-Iohenzollern lor his sins. \V;
flMlfF
Mini
I
Edgar Worthinglon Will bo'
in Charge of the Local
Activities.
The Y. M. C. A. staff that is leaving
lot Montgomery, Ala., will say farewell j
in Fairmont this evening at 0:10 ;
n'clock.
The men will go from Fairmont di- !
redly to Wt/alilngton anil from there
10 Montgomiry. Ala., where they will
have charge of ti.OUO troops. After a
delay in their departure for about three
weeks, the men are all quite keen to
get away.
Secretary J. W. Kight will leave the
management of the local Y. M. (J. A.
.11 the hanila of Edward Worthington.
who has been at the "Y" lor the pa6t
several months and who is thoroughly
capable. Among those that are leaving
are: J. \V. Kight, general secretary;
Rev. J. C. Broomlield, in charge
o. the religious work; John Reed, of
the physical department, and Mr. Faw, I
of the educational department. Mr. ]
Faw has been in Cumberland for several
days and will join the local men
at that point. Another assistant from
Kentucky will complete the staff of live
Y. M. C. A. men.
?
TO INVESTIGATE HEFLIN.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4?A committee
of five members was appointed by
the House today to investigate the
charges made by Rep. Heflin of Alabama
that certain members of Congress
have acted suspiciously In connection
with the war.
EVERY CONTRIBUTION OF TWEN
FIVE CENTS WORTH OF TOBAC
, OF AMERICA'S FIGHTI
The West Virgini;
Indorsed by the Seer
Secretary
Load np the pipes of t
Cut out this Coupon, fill it and send
buy tobacco for 01
j , (Each dollar buys four
Tobacco Fund, The West Virginians
Inclosed find
of tobacco through The WeEt Virgin
men In France.
I understand that each dollar bn;
value of forty-five cents, and that In
s postcard, addressed to me, on whli
win agree to send me a message of tl
Mama
Street Address
City .. .v.. ,sj.-.
Use The West Virgi
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do :
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itch tor "Freckles" Blosscr tomorrow,
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Near Race Riot in the Oc- '
cuquan Prison Participated
by Them.
(By Associated Press)'
WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 4.?! j
venteen silent sentinels of the Woman's
party doing time in the Occoiiuan
work house for picketing the '
White House are bruised and scratch- '
ed today as a result of a free for all j
scramble late yesterday when the au- t
thorities removed one of the number to
the hospital without giving notice of j1
her destination and the other pickets j 1
formed a flying wedge to rescue their j j
comrade. .
During the melee, it is said, some
tO negro women, also prisoners at the
work house, came to the rescue of the
keepers and reports of the battle as it
was waged varied.
The mixup has resulted in new
charges being laid by I he pickets
against the conduct of the work house.
One account of the melee is that it
vc-ifsuu uu uciug a race not .
SWEDES ARE INDIGNANT.
STOCKHOLM. Oct. 4?The deten- :
of Swedish vesselB by the United | I
States, France and Great Britain and!)
the capture of Swedish coal ships on i i
the Rotterdam-Gothemburg route by'
the British is causing much indigna- i
tion here even among Swedes most ]
friendly to allied cause. The Swedish i
press unites in expressing its dlspleasure.
i
TY-FIVE CENTS PUTS FORTY!CO
INTO THE HANDS OF ONE ,
N&MEN IN FRANCE. ,
in Tobacco Fund
etary of War and the
of Navy.
he Boys in France.
as much money as you can spare to
or Fighting Men.
packages of tobacco.)
to buy packages
lan's Tobacco Fund for our fighting
pa four packages, each with a retail
each of my packages will be placed
cb my unknown friend, the soldier,
lanks.
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nian, And Their Bt
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its telling how ^tliey would punish
Was One of Marion County's
Best Known Women.
Mrs. Isaac Hunsaker, one of the best
mown women of Marion county, died
his morning at one o'clock at the home
jf her daughter, Mrs. A. B. Palmer, on
iValnut avenue, alter a week's illness,
r'or the last week Mrs. Hunsaker had
jeen ill and for several days her conlitlon
was serious. Her daughter, Miss
Elizabeth Hunsaker. ot Pittsburgh, arrived
here several days ago and was
with her when she passed away.
Mrs. Hunsaker was formerly Miss
Mollie Fleming. She was united in
marriage with Isaac Hunsaker who at
the time of his death several years ago,
was one of the county's most prominent
citizens residing on the home place in
3rant district. Of the children born
,o the union eight survive, namely,
Prank, of Dillon, Montana; John, of
lenkins, Ky.; Neal, of Idaho Falls;
I'harles and William, of Kingmout;
Mrs. A. B. Palmer, ot this city, and
Miss Elizabeth Hunsaker, of PitlsLurgh.
Another daughter, Mrs. Virginia
Hite, is deceased. Several grandchildren
also survive.
Mrs. Hunsaker was a woman of untsual
personality and was greatly beloved
by a wide circle of friends. Several
years ago she sustained injuries
in falling which had limited her activities
greatly. She was a member of
the Baptist denomination holding her
membership in the Monongah Baptist
church.
Funeral arrangements will not be
completed until relatives residing In
the west can be heard from. The funeral
probably will be held however on
either Saturday afternoon or Sunday
morning. Underatker R. L. Cunningham
is In charge of the arrangements.
Supreme Court to Hear
Robert Glass Case
Word was received today In Fair
mont that the Supreme Court of Ap
peals has agreed to hear the habeai
corpus proceedings to Robert Glass
colored, who was held by Justice Con
iway for the grand Jury.
At the time Glass' attorney, L. C
Musgrave made a motion tor a trial
but the magistrate allowed a prellmln
iry bearing. Glass could have fur
nished one {500, but not two $500 ai
was demanded.
Sheriff Glover was directed today U
have his man at Charleston next Tues
day.
isiness is Placed b
- -
RE NATII
TO THE KAISER
tneir invited gutsts. I Hl
At nine o,'clock this morning the hf
young men assembled at the olficti
of the local draft board on the fourth' K
floor of the Watson building for their
first instructions. Ono of the (if- s<
teen drafted men John Backo failed s!
to report. With the exception ofthes "
two men all of the boys answered 0
tht roll call ready for service. Alter 81
a short discussion of their trip and B
after receiving instructions, the local w
board appointed the captain ifid his
two assistants. U
Howe Stidger was placed in com- 11
mand of the consignment with Wil- 8
bur Harry Shinn first assistant and (
Kenneth Woods Schwarm as second P
assistant. Stidger was provided with
necessary transportation and with b
meal tickets for all of the fifteen
men. Just as Homer C. Toothman \
had charge of the last contingent, ?
Stidger was placed in command of the
quota leaving today and will direct
their movements until their arrival
at I'amp Lee. *
About ten o'clock the men were .
dismissed again appearing prepared
I fo rservice at 12: IR o'clock. At this
time Captain Stidger gave first command
and all o? the fifteen men, as n
well as the alternates were in rank d
prepared to march to the V. M. C. a
A. d
The men that Were in rank as they o
marched down Main street and thaty '
will leave this afternoon are: a
HOWE STIDGER.
KENNETH WOODS SCHWARM. t
WILBUR HARY SHINN. c
EUGENE EDWARD LAYMAN. I
JAMES EDWARD MATTHEWS. h
DAVID GUY PRUNTY. v
FRANK HEYMAN. / ;
ADAM CRISS PETERS. n
WESLEY ATWOOD HOFFMAN. c
ROBERT JAMES RITTER.
SANTRO FRANSCO. q
WALTER LOVURN GILLETTE. B
FLOYD LEDSOME. p
ACHILLI MOCCIO. t
PETE SEMOS. ?
At the Y. M. C. A. the boys were h
met by the members of the Fair- c
mont Chapter of Red Cross and ea- t
corted to the auditorium. The mem- ,
bers of the Red Cross had been at *
the building the entire day and were
ready for the drafted boys quite a "
' while ouiore they appeared. :
The fifteen drafted men and the
, enter the banquet room. They took 1
' their positions at the table and were
soon followed by their friends and
later by the speakers. Between each
of drafted men sat two near
friends or relatives,
i The auditorium was beautifully
i decorated with red, white and blue.
Mounted on the tables were American
flags around which encircled several
flags of the allies . The tables were
. arranged in the shape of a cross,
, emphasizing the work of the organ
izatlon, which was In charge of the
affair. Here and there on the tables
5 were decorations of flowers, mostly
cosmos and scarlet sage.
3 After the men and their friends
- were seated at the table, a committee
of young girls were not long
y Experts in Publicity
. 1 . , '
i I
ONAL m
HOWE STIDGER
IH COMMAND 0
> AT MUSTER .1
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Wilbur Harry Shii
Woods Schwarm
Assistant by ]
FINE DINNER AT jl
Red Cross Again Host to the D
Immediate Friends?Are
on Baltimore & Oh
"Farewell" waa said to a contin- g\
gent of fifteen local young men who n
ipave this afternoon for Camp Lea F
to make up Fairmont's quota in the g
New National army. While the
crowd on the streets that was out J
this afternoon was not so large a? '
that which celebrated the departure r
of the second contingent, the flair y
was in every way a success and ap- ,1<
propriate to the occasion. ' d
The second farewell to Fairmonyt
drafted men this afternoon was in
many respects a repetition to the ri
grand send-off given the second quota
on September 20. The men who ni
are leaving this atfemoon are under
the same rules and regulations. that.
governed the earlier quota. Tty5 16
Fairmont Chapter of Red Cross that r<
so successfully planned and -carried ?
oiit the dinner In the last call was n'
again lit charge and prepared a meal p
that certainly must have been grnt- B
lfylng to the fifteen young men and
If LADS'
jig11
m and Kenneth
Were Made His
Draft Board j
ujno'W !
eparting Soldiers and Thei*
: Scheduled to Leave
io Train at 3:15.
ftting food before their gueats.Ths
lenu consisted of:
'ried Chicken ('.hitmen grnry
Candied sweet potatoes, *lSp3
lring beans Sweet potato*, j
Hot rolls
ally Plckels Aeple pie
e '.'ream Code#
Fallowing the dinner came tha exyient
program of after dinner
Seeches. Judge TV. S. Hsymond >u
mstmacter and after a short Introaction
introduced each speaker la
Street Commissioner A. I., I.ehroan - i]
;p"eser.ted the cltv. although the
titer city officers attended the dljp I
er,' In behalf of the Falrfnoirt
rhools, Principals of theJ^||fi|ijMj^^^H
Igh school, 0. H. ColebanX wps estd
upon. The local draft hoard'was jtfu
'.presented by J. N. Jacobs who .tali
I the relation of the Fairmont draft
oard to the departing men. He *? M
baslgcd the honor ot tbelr .servloe ffl
nd' as a member of thehoaid.'Wlt tn
are that the second quote would
yilt themselves as gentlemen. Mr.
n obs has been an ardent worker1n 3|
onnectlon with the draft work and
nwnro nT till holi* *
Representing the Ministerial Asiciation,
Rev. c E. Goodwin gave a
tort talk. Rev Goodwin brought out . J
hut this is not a time for .tears hut '?shB
f pride to have the opportunity- of
jch service to the government. Hh '- sajjl
truck the patriotic not\ %sd- way
urinly applauded.
Mrs. J. Walter Barnes represented
tie mothers, and having sent two of
er sons into service for Uncle Sam
poke with much feeling. The Red
ross was well represented in the
erson of Mrs. A. C. Ross.
Captain Thomas Reed responded
ehalt of the G. A. R. men.
A vocol solo was rendered by LA 1
lar Satterfleld, accompanied by Misy
iduise Nichols.
Throughout the dinner excellent :
tuple was rendered by the Vin- !
ent's orchestra. The orchestra volntarily
gave their ser.vlces and adcd
much to the pleasure of the afernoon.
About 3:15 o'clock the after diner
program was completed and-the ^
rafted men followed by their friends
ad relatives marched to the street. ,
.s they passed from the building each. ;
>t the boys were presented with a
unch carefully done up In a sepyrte
cover.
The contents of the boxes are: chlck- '
n, two homo made rolls, home made
ake. peaches, pears. With each ofhe
boxes a copy of The West Vlrglnsn
was attached for the boys to read
.'bile on the train. At the door they . 4
.ere given a supply of smokes and I
patches, enough to at leaBt last them'
ntll they arrive at Camp Lee. . - 1 ':?
Unlike in the rlenarture of the second
uota there were no bands on the out- I
ide of the Y. M. C. A. to join in the
ine of march and accompany the boys
0 the station. Quite an effort was
uade to get a band for the occasion,
iut because of the hour at which the
elebration took place, enough memore
could not be assembled together. n
fany of the men hold- responsible portions
and could not be excused from
1 half-days' work. The last farewell f
as given later in the evening and
here was no trouble in getting the
cusiclans together.
The members of the Fairmont Chap- |
er of Red CroBB that were in charge
if the dinner this aftternoon are all ;' j
rom the Presbyterian church. The
nembers that prepared the dinner for jj
he second consignment was the Caheen
committee from the Red Cross,
lire. M. L. Sturm was chairman' of the
:ommittee that prepared the dinner
,nd lunches for the boys this afternn ti.
the was assisted in her work by Wfs. i
farry Jackson. Mrs. Duncan Sincltiiy,
ifrs. A. W. Reed, Mrs. Ralph Doolittle,
drs. Love. Mrs. Welsh, Mrs. A. 'W. i
iVeed, Mrs. R. A. Shurtleff, Mrs, T. A.
lunBaker. The committee of ybtfng <
;lrls that were in charge of the table
vere: Misses Elsie Welsh, Loulie .1
Leonard, Davinna Brown, Helen Robh, ? I
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