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October 1917 ) /V A Quality Ntw?p>ii.er for tho I ESTABLISHED 1868. ME LOCAL COAL MEN' HOME MM TALK ? ai ap>naaaf% WIIH liUVtKNUK -Went Over Car Supply Situation With State Chief Executive. ' Ohio Operators Meeting in ; Cleveland to Arrange < Scale. 5 Must Build Coal , Business On New j r n I. \ Lines> says Loyie "Our cause," said W. R. Coyle at a recent banquet of coal men In Chicago," Is gladly subordinated to the cause of the country? the cause of war. We must, however, build up our business on the new competition?the competition of co-operation. tVc must build up our business upon the basis that what we do Is lor the public to see?for both our customers and our competitors to know. We have no right to live unless we can advance the rights of the ration and the cause at lurgc. The fundamental idea we must consider Is that we are at war. The j Government can conscript our lives. Our businesses arc no more sacred. Let's tender till we have and all we hope to have." A. B. Fleming, Jr., of Fairmont. A. C. Beesou, ot Woriuingtoi,. I,. J. Sandridge, of Merldeu. llai limn county, and I). R. Lawsou, secretary ol the Central West Virginia Coal operators' Association, returned yesterday front a brief visit to Charleston where they had an Interview w'th Governor John , J. Cornwell. ' The four made the journey as a committee of the operators i assoclatlou With A. B. Fleming Jr., as chairman. . The conference with the governor was sought before the eur supply was improved, so much of tile wind was out of their sails before they got there. However. the treatment accorded this region by the Baltimore and Ohio up un- ' . til last week and this was reviewed and the railroad was given credit for the ]1 improvement of the last rortmght. | ' Governor Cornwell received the coal men very cordia'ly. A. B. Fleming. Jr . km w- <lie coal ( business from underground up and was . spokesman in the conference. The Amcricau Coul Journey, of Chi- \ j tago, must hare beou impressed with ( ihe full page ud of the Osage Coal com- , pany in The West Virginian boosting , the secoud Liberty bond loan tor It ( pade an item about tlic ad. This men- ( tlon can hardly go by without this pa- c per recording the patriotism of Fair- | mont region coal operators generally j (or there were fourteen and a half ( pages c.f Buchadvertlslng'in these col- j umns during the campaign. Full page c ads were run by the Consolidation, Jamison, Osage Coal and Coke Co. IS. i D. Brady, munager). Ahrams Creek t Coal & Coke Co. (S. O. Brady, mana- t ger). The Virginia-Pittsburgh Coal and i Coke Co., Hutchinson Coal Co., Beth- i lehem Coal Co., Alex It. Watson Coal a Co., Harry B. Coul Co., Central West ( Virginia Coal Operators' Association, and half page ads by Braxton Splint f Coal Co. tT. W. Arnett, manager), a Lambert Run Coal Co., Har-Mar Coal (I Co. (T. W. Arnett. manager), Antler Coal Co. (T. \V. Abller. manager), Hughes Coal Co., Dclmar Coal Co., Robinson Coal Co. Clarence D. Robinson was a strong, | consistent supporter of the Liberty loan bond issue, and besides contributing a bait page tor The Lambert Run Coal Co, the Hughes Coal Co.. the Delmar Coal Co. and the Robinson Coal Co, all of which he controls, he also : contributed for tho Troy Laundry, the Bast Side Utilities Co.. and the lUvervlew improvement Co, each a bait ! page. c t Practically all the leading coal oper- 8 atora of the Ohio fields are today In 1 conference in Cleveland with John 1 Moore, nresldent nf the Ohle nutHrt t of the United Mine Workers and other 1 representatives of the miners organl- I zation. a The conference is for the purpose of 1 readjusting wage schedules to conform with the federal ruling whereby I miners are to receive an increase, " amounting to *1.40 a day. a Barnes School Now \ In Junior Red Cross 1 The Barnes school of which Glenn i A. Kelster Is principal, has the honor a of being the third city school to reach i their quota In the Red Cross fund and i to become a Junior Auxiliary. c The Barnes school had an allot- t tnent of *46. figuring twenty-five cents i to a pupil. It now, has a total subscrlp- 1 tion of *62, oversubscribing by *6. I I 1 Are Y MBER ASSOCIATED PRESS. Employes At ( Consol Mines 1 Buy Smokes Contributions to West Virginian's Tobacco Fund Still Come In. j Contributions to The West Virginen'* fund (or the purchase of tobacco or the American troops In France conlnue to come in each day. Among hose received recently was a purse of j I 16.25 (rom the outside employes ot I Consolidation mines Nos. 36 and 47 at tflddleton. Contributions to this purse rere -nade by Mrs. Ethel Stephens, ( itrs. W. M. Haun, Bradle Morehead, 3. V. YonkinB, Argvle Mclntyre. C. P. riscus, S. J. Cllsc. Jos. Murray. Robert arria.i, Tony Pulice, Roy Blair. Jim Screvo, Pasco Carvallo, C. A. Stephms, J. L. Bennett, W. M. Haun, Jno. Jeluke, Joe Lourl, Emery Towles. t Other recent contributions to the und have been as follows: I. E. Crauser 1 Kit 0 I. I.utiier Eddy 1 Kit II 4. H. Itahn 2 Kits c llrs. Clyde Holt, Mannington.. 2 Kits , )ra Jones 2 Kits 3en Hawkenberry 2 Kits ' J. W. Arnett ? Kits t Uowa-J Brodwater 1 Kit r Teresa Grottendieck 1 Kit , 3lack Diamond Temple? Pythian Sisters 8 Kits Juy H. Boren 2 Kits o ilrs. Hairy Hartley 4 Kits v T. C. Patterson 20 Kits diss Georgia Toothmnn 2 Kits drs. Harry Anderson 4 Kits Clauds Sine 4 Kits v T. H. Eckles 4 Kits c Mary F. Eckles 4 Kits s 4'ellie M. Eckles 4 Kits Sdlth R. Eckles 4 Kits o 'aiil H. Eckles 4 Kits II ilrs. Samuel Leeper 2 Kits d t 1. El HOWARD'S5 MOTHER IS OEAD \ r * Knd Came Suddenly Today * in Her Home at Ma- p sontown, Pa. ?, ' s e Mrs. J. M. Howard, mother of Dr. S. \V. Howard of this city died today tl it noon at her home In Masontown, tl :'a? after a long Illness. Mrs. Ho- c raid had been in declining health for tl nore than a year from stomach trou- o dc but the end came suddenly as she a vas seated at -llio dinner table. u The deceased was aged about sev- u nty years and Is survived by her p msbund, a prominent resident of Ma- II ;ontown, and several sons and one p laughter namely, Charley Howard, k Villlam Howard and Paul Howard all g if Masontown, George Howard of r iVaynesburg, Pa., Thos. Howard of * Jnlontown, Pa., sheriff of Fa'yctte n :ounty", Dr. B. W. Howard of this :Ity and Mrs. Dora Lewellyn, wife a if Rev. L. W. Lewellyn, of Tarentum, 0 a. A son. Dr. James Howard was .. tilled In a runaway accident In this j, ity a number ot years ago. Mrs. 8 lenry S. Lively is n niece of the de- ' :eased. Mrs. E. W. Howard and daughter, Hiss Dorothy, went to Masontowu his afternoon and will remain for ? he funeral services. Dr. Howard ? vho was detained in the city will go * lown tonight or tomorrow. Funeral 11 irrangements have not been announc- s, id at this time. Mrs. Howard had been a frequent 1 tuest here at the home of her son .nd the news of her death occasioned " leep regret here. R mmim \ TO THE COUNTRY I si SI Chancery court was held this morn- C1 ng by Judge Vincent. In the cause o if James L. Gettlngs vs. John A. Pey- b on, et al.. report of sale was made lc ind a decree confirming it was given c ly Judge Vincent. It directs that a U listribution of funds be made and hat the real estate be sold to The -j teal Estate and Improvement Com- J (any, of Baltimore, for a cash conideratlon. Amos & Amos are attorleys for the plaintiff. In the session ot Juvenile court the lice boys were heard this morning, ["he mother appeared for the boys j( ind informed Judge Vinvent that the ihaps would be sent to the farm, be- a ng placed In tbs hand* or relatives, a )ne goes to the home ot Andrew d lice and the other to Frank Tooth- n: nan. V Judge Vincent has taken more than a . passing interest in this case and c! s very much pleased that the boys V ire in the custody of such good cit- a! zens. The Judge had felt that this vould work a great good for both o ihaps and it is his sincere wish that K hey be given a chance to get the ti rholesome atmosphere of the country e nto their lives and become good cit- C zens. ti ou Reading the Ac . ; 'A ti. ^ ' JVorthemJFej Fairmont, west vrnGi ME 1 IS FAR in OF [ inWHt ITS SITT IUIII1U 11U UILL federal Government Representative Warm in Praise of Conditions Here. .ead 111 "mah? things Jives Women of City Credit For Much of Its Pro- gressiveness. Fairmont is ahead of many places wice or thrice her population when it omes to activity and accomplishments f her civic bodies and employes, beleves Mrs. M. N. Van Hook, national hlld labor director of Washington, D. who Is spending several days In his clti looking Into rules and regulainns in local factories and Industries elative to the enforcement of the child abor laws. Mrs. Van Hook Is warm iu her praise if the splendid system in force in the arious educational, municipal and ivic organizations of the city and beieves the town has set au example rhich is well worthy ot emulation by ther cities and towns In this and other tales. The latest venture of the city Board f Affairs in the appointment of a poIce matron came up first for commenutiou by Mrs. Van Hook who states hat .n her opinion few cities of the " ize of Fairmont or even twice her size j are taken this forward step in us city 1 egulation. The splendid system employed in the j 1 1 ublic schools of the city in regard toj he care of the morals of children and i At li loomug tuier wuywaru ami iruuiu hildreu was highly spoken of also. W The Municipal Housekeeper, another eceut .enture by the hoard of AlTalrs, Y< he believes denotes a progresslveness rhich is not manifested in many cities Y( lie size of Fairmont. To have u comotont woman look after the wholesale p? nd retail produce bouses w:th a view } obtaining clean food will do much, Tj he believes, to make this city a greatr city. St The Public Health Nursing Service, tic Associated Charities organization, lie locil Humane society each in turn w atue in also for words of commendslou. Mrs. Van Hook believes all these Sc rgunizatious arc doing effective work long their several lines. The employlent of a Red Cross nurse by tbe first ^'( amci organization was especially leasing to Mrs. Van Hook who be- i 131 eves that by extending aid to those! ersons afflicted with tuberculosis and ' y, indrcd diseases the city is aiding the | overument of the United States in a, idding the country of this plague rbich threatens to become an ecpial gc lenace with the great war conflict. The Woman's club and other civic \y ud philanthropic organizations were lso commended by Mrs. Van Hook rho has learned that these clubs have i many instances been largely responible for these reforms and progressive teps taken by tho city government and ~ ther bodies. (J The community and welfare workrs employed by various corporations ave done wonderful work, she said. . worK wmcn is not only lar reaching 1 Its effect but manifests a progresivencss which bodes well not only for ni corporation but tor the communilich tliey serve. ro Van Hook aside from her com- nt hi of the civic pride and pro- ,b rv ness of the city thinks Fair- a| lont is a beautiful city and enjoys her 01 islts to the city and Its environs very ce. luch. She is a bright young woman nd is thoroughly alive to her duties as hild labor inspector. She will en- ?r eavor while in the city to have some T. teps 'aken toward the regulation of mployment certificates given for chllren between the ages of 14 and 16 ears of age as she believes tho matter J,] liould be centralized and standardized o that the matter of granting these ertlflcates may come before a thorughly competent body and that this ody should be given full power to >ok into conditions and grant these b5 nrtlfli-ntaa wliowiitoF fmi-.i *- *t' ..uvtviwt ivuuu IU uu jjim;cable. co pr lotary Club to be ? Organized Tonight pj The organization ot a Rotary club ^ )r Fairmont will be perfected tonight t a dinner to be served at 6:30 o'clock t the Fairmont. George M. Alexan- A er. of this city, will preside at the " leetlng and the speakers will be Bob ,'llson, of the Clarksburg Rotary club, nd Bill Hare, ot tho Wheeling Rotary lub, and W. H. Smith, secretary of the .'heeling organization. Local men will Iso speak. To A special car will convey some forty he r fifty members of the Clarksburg bll otarians to this city while some fit- thi :en or twenty will arrive here this all renin/; from Wheeling for the event, wa overs will be laid for one hundred at ag lie dinner tonight. wt ivertisments Regular ^Virginia's Greatest iSewip NLA, THURSDA Y EVENI mXIMALISTt SA Y THE HELP THE "Y^~ rear the boys most every night, As letters they are writing; tk w hat they'll do when neur the light Witn others they are resting ithout a "V" in which to write Back home to wile ami mother. )U say you're with us, then tonight Start out to help us brother. >u rove, the flag we're lighting for And all that lies below it? itrlotlc ??sure yptL aye!^-. Well. now"B the tlnftjyto show It. tere are many causes'merit praise, But while to them you're givin'. iv, oroiuer, won t you help us raise That five ami thirty million? e need a place where we can go. To find some rest and comfort; 1 i "come across" ? we need the j "dough,"? ; Yes, every nickel of it. tu'll never know the good 'twill do, Throughout this great world struggle it It will help us, cheer us, too, And lighten every trouble. tu've never failed us heretofore. In anything we've asked for; 1 id wo feci sure that e'er it's o'er I You'll fill the campaign coffer. I i help the "Y"?the soldiers' friend, We know you'll ne'er regret it; e'll thank you, too. for all you send, ' And KNOW you're patriotic. I Sgl. Creed E. Bolyard. Co. "L." 150th J Inf., Camp Shelby. Miss., former- i ly of Co. "I," 1st West Virginia. I ounty Bar Members To Meet Tonight. Tonight at S o'clock an Important eetlng of the Marlon county Bar sociation will be held in the circuit om of tho court house. It is planid to hold an annual banquet and is matter will receive consideration tonight's meeting. The question establishing minimum charges for rtain legal services will be discussThe association is expected to take , ? - ' * . i*.o luiuicr ucuwiy aim lunigm 6 eeting should be largely attended, tere are flfty-three members prac:lng at the local bar. I ajunction Stops Auto Supply Sale ; An Injunction was Issued yesterday ] the Peoples Garage vs. the Na- i >nal Garage In the intermediate urt to restrain the sale of personal operty on a deed or trust. The injunction order was served st before the sale was started. Aumoblle supplies were to have been ! Id. It appears that one of the cars ! irehased had a lien of $250 against and this action was taken to pre- , nt the sale until the matter would . i straightened out. Attorney L. C. usgrave represents the-plaintiff. , .lleged Pro-German Is Roughly Handled ; (By Associated Press) UNION CITY, Ind.. Nov. 8.?Fred epner was taken from his home re last night by a crowd of men, ndfolded, driven twelve miles into 9 country and severely beaten for egod pro-German statements. He is not seriously injured and maned to free himself from a tree to dch he was left tied. ly??They Are On '' ~ a BP I HH rrtttits ape/ NGTNOVEMBER 8,1917. VSEIZE CAPI' Y WILL CONC ID PREM1EP "I ~~"TAue.xande.r? iniW~~ BY AMI3,BOB L noBicia Returns Frora> Every i cinct in State I 4. Are Now In. (By Associated Press) CINCINNATI. Nov. 8.?On unofficial but complete returns from every cue of the 5.75G precincts in Ohio prohibition has carried by a majority of 2,952. The vote for prohibition was 519,-j 171; against prohibition 516,219. DRY LEAD CUT. CINCINNATI, 0? Nov. 8.?At 10 >. ii. today official returns had modified the unofficial state total and decreased the dry lead to 327 votes. While the drvs rained in some conn. fios in the change from unofficial to official yet the wets profited in the majority. The vote as counted at 1 o'clock stood for prohibition, 520,265; against, 519,938. newIarschedule on three lis Work on Locust Avenue Improvement Makes Change Necessary. Because of tho Locust avenue lm-' provements between McCoy street and Cleveland avenue, it is necessary for the Monongahela Valley Traction company to make a temporary adjustment of tho car schedule on the Locust avenue. Bell Run and Edge, mont lines and to change the route Df the Fairmont-Mannington inter urban car. The adjusted schedule will become effective on Monday evening. A cor will lo'.iva XfoPnv strnot fni* Main and MadlBon street via Locust avenue and Loop Park fifteen minutes until and fifteen minutes after each hour from 5:45 a. m. until 11:45 p. m., arriving at Main and Madison streets on every hour and every halfj hour. The same car will leave Main and Madison streets for McCoy street via Fairmont avenue and Loop Park an each hour and each half hour from S:00 a. m. until 11:30 p. m. Edgemont cars will leave Main and Jefferson streets on every even hour and every half hour. An Edgemont car leaves Main and Jefferson street for Edgemont and Bell Hun via Twelfth street and Fairmont avenue every hour on the hour from 6:00 a. m. until 11:00 p. m. Cars leave Main and Jefferson streets for Bell Run and Edgemont via Loop Park every hour on the halt hour from 6:30 a. m. until 10:35 p. m. Mannington cars leave Jefferson Btreet for Mannington every hour on the hour via Fairmont avenue and Loop Park. e of the Paper's A ill 1 TODAY'S NEWS TOOAY TAL OF RUSSi LUDE A SEP/ NEW MASTERS SAY THEY W ! LAND All Cossack Regiment Obey Kerensky C Not Actually Movi LOOKS AS IF Ci Means ofiCommunication ii Reports Sent Out Say T shed?Constituent A (By As: LONDON, Nov. 8?The M trol of Petrograd and issue new government will propo, official Russian news agency The Maximalists were ass son which made possible a c< Leon Trotzky, president c mittee of the Petrograd com delegates issued a declaratio ional government was no Ion; of the members had been ari The preliminary parliame Premier Kerensky has.be* I.ONDON, Not. 8.?A wireless dispatch from Petrograd says that the Council of Soldiers and Workmen delegates has announced that the split in the council has been healod and that a call has been sent out for a delegate front each 25,000 of the population to express the will of the Russian army. A proclamation sent out through the wireelss station of the Russian government today and picked up here announces that the garrison and proletariat of Petrnerart hova H i the Kerensky government. An Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Petrograd says a strong detachment of troops of the Soldiers and Workingmen's delegates occupied the Baltic railroad station and the government commandeered all motor .cars, consigning troops to barracks. The Russian News agency which had reported last night that it was | seized by Maximillsts, sends the folllowing dispatch from Pctrograd, dated 9:50 last evening: "The day brought certain changes in the general situation in the capital. The maximilist government made fresh and fairly appreciable progress, but no disorders have taken place. "Toward 5 o'clock In the afternoon the military Revolutionary commission of Soldiers and Workmen delegates Issued a proclamation stating that Petrograd was In its hands, thanks to tho assistance of the garrison, which enabled the coupe d'etat to he brought about without bloodshed. i "The commission declares that the new government will propose an Immediate peace and summon a constituent assembly. "Delegates from the throe Cossack regiments quartered here declared they would not obey the provisional government and would not march against the Soldiers and Workmen's delegates, but that they would prepare to maintain public order. "The Petrograd Council of Soldiers and Workmen's delegates held a meeting today at which M. Trotsky made his declartion that the government no longer existed; that some of the ministers had been arrested and that the preliminary parliament had been dissolved. "Nikolsl Lenlme, who received pr olonged cheers, outlined three problems now before the Russian democracy; first, immediate conclusion of war, for which purpose the new government must propose an armistice to the belligerents; second, the handing over of tho land to the peasants; third, settlement of the economic crisis. "At the close of the sitting a declaration was read from representatives of the democratic Minimalist party of the Soldiers and Workmen's delegates stating that party disapproved of the coupe, d'etat and withdrew from the Council of Soldiers and Workmen's delegates." WASHINGTON, Nov. 8.?Kerens ky's fall and the collapse of the government in Petrograd into the handf of Maximalists who propose separate nftira wlth-COTmanir hnrp i??4?? tost Interesting Fea . :.saV. .. THE WEATHER! Jp| air and slightly warmer to- ' ?t; Frldsy fair. PRICE THREE CENTS 'A AND [RATE PEACE OF PEIROGRAD ILL PIUI1ITI0K I THE PEASANTS I h s Who Refused To jovernment Have r Joined New m ement "WW! HAS SEtUI .3 i nanas 01 maximalists And! i here Has Been No Blood- 1: ml assembly to be Called. (ocla;?il l'ress.j aximalists have obtained conid a proclamation saying the se immediate peace, the semi announces. isted by the Petrograd garriaup d'etat with out bloodshed. >f the Central executive comlcil of soldiers and workmen's n to the effect that the provis- 'M ger in existence and that some /f rested. nt has been dissolved, m deposed. as threateniug Russia with civil war which all her friends hoped to it* avoided. The State department entirely la without advices of Its own and iraa. silent wlolling to avoid making a statement until the situation could-be a'eurate!} assessed on the basla of re- -J ports from Ambassador Francea at Petrograd. * * * flAivn+w Plrwvwf V-TV/UJLLUJ UUU1U May Vacate Road County court this atfernoon at 4 o'clock will go to Rlveavllle to final ly decide upon the vacation of road, which the Monongahela Valley Traction Company desires because of the new power plant which it is erecting. It owns land on both aides of the road j and it is planned to have a new road extended to Parker's run to take the place of the present one. ; Red Cross Society's1 ; Opening Dinner Soon Invitations have been issued by Fairmont Chapter. American Re I . Cross Society membership campaign committee for the opening dinner on Monday evening next at C:15 o'clock. at The Fairmont. This will be the gathering at which f I the boom will be started "to put across" a successful membership cam- 1 paign for Fairmont. _ ''' Laborers Wanted ' in Shipping Department. Apply . OWENS BOTTLE 19 MACHINE CO. Notice to Taxpayers. The tax books for all of. tbe ;? Districts of the County are now ready for collection. I will-give : a discount of 2% per cent on all taxes paid on or before No- I mie rm?ATZtcIBM^W > CUJUCI UUUI, liFll. lUQiV M M* y?ft ways a rush during the last few > ?) days of discount, so please call ' ; at mv office at your earlleet.cori't. <9 venlence and avoid this rush. ; Save TIME and MONEY. i A. M. Glover, Sheriff^ ? " <ws.swi^s 'i<*\ ~ r ~ CITY TAXES. ' I ;:i | A discount ot 2% per cent will '-'a. ! be allowed on City taxes tor prompt 1 payment Office open evenings 7 >; : I to 9 P. M. w !I J. C. ROBINSON. City Trsas.' tures