ID ON FAT BOYS
I HI JUNIOR LEAGUE
||f yofirthington Makes Them
K Do Their Bit to Get
mm v . By.
I- : The fat boya In the*Junior league at
the Y. M. C. A. have little chance to
. pen the gymnailum test which has
-beea.worked out by Boys Work Secrotary,
Edgar R. Worthlngton. Those
. who weigh over 100 pounds are required
to chin themselves 7 times
-to pass the requirements, while the
smaller bpys, who do not have so
, " much weight to pull through the air,
jtre required to chin themselves but
. In explaining the requirements, Mr.
. 'Worthlngton statca that the larger
' boys are usually better developed ami
1 -are generally found to be stronger,
* . - The-members of the Junior A Class
' are all required to chin themselves
"7 times and the Junior B. Class 3
; Junior A League
:ir : - Basketball Games
Two good basketball games will be
played on the Y. M. C. A. floor this
-?afternoon between the teams in the
.'""Junior A. league.
, . The first game will be between the
_ Infantry and the Artillery. This
game will be followed by a game be.
Ttiyeen the Engineers and the Cavalry.
, The second basketball practice tori
the Y. M..C. A. team will be held all
L'.; '""the Y. M. C. A. this evening, be
- ginning at 9:00 o'clock. Many of the I
^'-candidates who were unable to be)
J}."' > present at the first practice on Hon-i
ps?; '. .'.day .evening will be on the job this
L-4: Syracuse is to have a la erosso
team. . Syracuse athletes had better
t. enlist in the army to be safe.
' Ed. Barrow has resigned as presig';'
n"dent of the International League beK;
.-V cause his salary was cut from 57,500
,:to $2,000. We don't blame him. That
.V.was almost as much of an insult as
' .j. though Jess Willard had been asked
no. tight for loss than $100,000.
Charley Herzog says he doesn't
want to play wit lithe Giants again.
And you can't blame Buck for that.
After reading what Coach Heisman
?4V ;: v has to say about the Georgia Tech
team we can't help opining that as a
general press agent Heisman has
something on even Tom Jones and
''Rasslers suy Strangler Lewis' new
l? head lock is a camouflage. Every|?;l
.... thipg any tasslor does is a camoupjy
f llago. Otherw.je lie couldn't get by.
i| Criitenton Home
Makes Ail Appeal
f i, - The Florence Crittenton Rescue
jc . homo located at Elm Grove, W. Va.,
Kj has sent out an appeal for money to
care; tor the unfortunate who are beeg;
tag-cared for in the Institution. A
number of local young women are
being taken care of in this home and
it is bellved there are persons residx
Ing here who will be glad to aid the
-""home by sending a check to Mrs. T.
fev ' ' 1. Hughos, the president.
The following is the letter which
jhas been sent out:-. pt&y:
; Elm Grove, W. Va., Dec. 18. 1917.
My Dear Friend:?At this Christ,
mast time we ask you to remember
y- the unfortunate ones in our home. In
v ..".the past year we have cared for 35
pt.',<"v \ girls and 27 Infants.
N '. Our girls are very young?most of
? from 13 to 17 years of age?
moro^taned agatwt-.tban sinning. We
g?iV are grealljh sncouragdd with the re
L.. ' TIT. kn MAnli
(r- no ouau uo uiusi luauniiM .iui auj
'Jhelp?money, clothing, bedding, gro?'Series,
supplies ot all kinds. \
Very slncerelv yours. \
MRS. T. J. HUGHES, \
K ... SPECIAL NOTICES
' STOCKHOLDERS' MEETING.
-The annual meeting ot the share
' .holders ot the Fairmont State Bank ot
Fairmont, West Virginia, will be held
..at its banking rooms In the city ot
Fairmont, county ot Marlon, State ot
- West Virginia, on the 2d Tuesday ot
? January, 1918, being the 8th day ot the
v said month, between the hours of 10 a.
? m. and 6 p. m? of said day, lor the elec.
tlon of directors to serve for the en'
suing year and the transaction ot such
? ether business as may nronerlv come
STRANGLER LEWIS CAM
In New York they are accusing
Lewis is wrestling in the intern
just now it looks vry much as thou
Lewis is winning most of his m
is extremely hard to break and which
which is almost certain to result in
Wrestlers who have felt the head
more or less than a camouflage of tt
Referees have so far refused tc
on using the head lock with unvnryir
Knights of Pythias ? Mountain (jity
Lodge No. 4S. Meets in Third floor,
Fleming Bldg., Thursday eveningB,
7:30. P. H. Hall, Master of Finance;
It C. Miller. K. of R. and S.' Marion
Lodge No. 21. Meets at Market and
Merchant streets, First ward, every
Tuesday evening. Monumental Lodge
No. 201. Meets in Pythian Lodge
rcoin, Barrackville, every Tuesday
Woman's Benefit Association of the
Maccabees?Marion Review No. 30,
meets every Tuesday evening, Maccabee
hall, Main street. Mrs. Olive E.
Harden, record keeper.
Protherhood Railway Trainmen?0. C.
Willis, president; E. D. Holden, seejetary.
Meets second Sunday of each
month at 1:30 p. m. and last Sunday
cf each month at 7:30 p. m., in the Ilea
Loyal Order of Moose ? Fairmont
Lodge No. 9. Meets every Wednesday
evening at 7:30 o'clock in the
Moose Home,. 41S Jefferson street.
Tt. D. Harden, Sec'y.
I Modern Woodmen of America?White
i ... :?
GIVE HIM I
You cannot conceive
and practical gift,
sensible gifts are in
Buy a UNITED
certificate for any
$2, $3, $5, $10 or $i
it to him Christmas.
mi t- - - --
j. nen ne can come m
stores, select the clc
have it tailored just
Tltfs is a gift that h(
date and it will s?
trouble and worry,
something which he.
Coat and !
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HOLD WITH HEAD LOCK
Strangler Lewis of camouflage. ,
ational wrestling tournament and
gh he will win it.
atches with a head lock, a hold which
puts a man on the mat in a position
I lock insist that it is really nothing
le strangle hold, which is barred. \
> uphold this claim and Lewis keeps
Camp No. 547.1. Modern Woodmen
of America. Meets every Friday evening
at their hall in the Skinner Bldg.
C'. W. Walker, Clerk. Modern Woodmen
of America Monongahela Camp.
No. 14627. Meets every Monday. 7:30
p. .m. Hnll on Merchant St. Mont
Devault; Ralph Courtney, Sec'y.
The Protected Home Circle?Fairmont
Circle No. 616. . Meets every Monday
evening at 7:30 in the Maccabee's
hall. Main street.
I A. O. U. W.?Meets on the second and
] fourth Monday in each month. J. 11.
' Kiukead, Rec.; W. A. Crowl, Rep. G.
Lodge- Degree of Honor, auxiliary to
the A. O. U. W., meets first and fourth
Monday of each month. Mrs. A. P.
Tones, Lady Chief of Honor. J
B. P. 0. E.?Fairmont Lodge nAj94,
meets at Elks Home, 419 Main street,
near Madison, every Tuesday evening
at 7:30 o'clock. Charles D. Barry, Sec.,
?28 High street.
1. O. O. F. ? Marion Lodge No. 11.
Meets every Tuesday in Odd Fellowa
Hall. W. S. Pitzer, Sec. Palat.ne
Ledge No. 84. Meets every Wednesday
evening at 7:30 o'clock hi Odd Fel!
llows Hall, corner Main and Monroe
j streets. H. W. Stoileking. Soc'y. Mountain
City Kiicompmont No. 5. Meets
of a more sensible
*1 4- 4-V\ic 4 T TVI 111^^*1
a. C. bUiO LJL1JUS3 WIIOIJ
amount you please,
20 and send or give
to any of our twenty
\th to please him and
the way he wants it
3 will surely appreave
you a world of
and avoid selecting
may NOT appreciate.
n Odd Fellow* Hall on the first and
ihlrd Friday* of each month. C. H.
Higgle, Scribe. Patriarchs Militant.
Meets in Odd Fellows Hall Thursday
>venlngs. J. C. Glasscock, Captain;
(V. S. PI tier, Clerk.
Daughter* of Rebekah?West Virginia
Lodge No. $4. Meets every Monday
night at 7:30 o'clock at Odd Fellows
Ladlea' Order Golden Link*?Meets at
Cunningham Hall, Jefferson street,
Fairmont, every Tuesday evening at
7:45. Worthy Ruler, Beatrice Cole,
Fairmont; financial secretary, Mrs.
Martha Short, Baxter.
Masonic?Fairmont Ludge No. 9. Meets
in Masonic Temple first and third
Mondays in each month. Francis E.
Nichols, Sec. Orient Chapter No. 9, R.
M. Meets In Masonic Temple second
Monday of each month. Francis
E Nichols, Sec. Crusade Commanaery
No. 6, K. T. Meets in Masonic Temple
Every fourth Monday. Francis E.
Nichols, Sec. Fairmont Chapter No.
34, 0. E. S. Meets in Masonic Temple
first and third Thursday. Helen Fleming.
Woodmen of the World?Meets In K.
of P. Hall. Fleming Bldg., H. T. Jonos,
Clerk. 203 Albert Court.
Ladles of Modern Mapcabees ? Dent
Hive No. 753, I.ndies of the Modern
Maccabees. Meets the first and third
Fridays of each month in K. of P. Hall.
I. O. of R. M.?Setting Sun Tribe No.
16. Meets each Thursday evening
at Red Men's Hall, First ward. H.
Ernest Hawkins, K. of R., 188 Stato
Jtreet, First ward. Woneta Council
No. 6, Degree of Pocahontas. Meets
every Friday evening at Red Men's
Hall, First ward.
Library Association?The Board of Directors
of the Fairmont Public Library
Association meets in the library
Parlor the first Monday evening of
each month at 7:30 o'clock. The officers
are: President. Mrs. N. R. C.
Morrow; vice president. Mrs. George
DeBolt; secretary and treasurer, Mrs.
J. Walter Barnes. Other members ot
the board are: Mrs. Jennie Engle. Mrs.
Francis E. Nichols, Mrs. Charles Baird
Mitchell and B. L. Butcher.
Commercial Travelers ? Fairmont
Council No. 497, United Commercial
Travelers, meets first Saturday evening
in each month in Maccabce Ilall
L. E. Bennett, Sec'y.
Order of Owls?Fairmont Lodge No,
1622. Meets every Thursday in old
OHM E? 'I'll
oa vu in;
Present three of these coupons
ot The West Virginian with S)8c ct
with sewed stripes, guaranteed fasi
Kealiaing the need ot every family t
Flag to display on patriotic holidays,
Dumber ot our readers at ridiculously
price ot flags has almost doubled in I
to clip 3 of the above coupons conse
The West Virginian office with ?8 ce
cet.cs extna for mailing If not called I
/.? ft. Toledo?To J
Prko tub/*ct to ch
without mot ice
ffi lllnn* fTnn
mm ^af *.
Is Showing More HolidayIt
in a More Atti
And what you will lil
feature of everything f
Handsome t f
Mufflers M M
$1 to $10.
K. of P. Hall, McKinney Bldg. W. H.
A. O. H.?Meets every second Sunday
at Knights of Columbus Hall. M.
J. O'Neal. Rec. Sec. Boutlou Division.
Ladles Auxiliary. Meets first
Friday of each month In K. of C. Hall.
Knights of Columbus?Fairmont Council
meets every Monday in old Masonic
Hall, corner Main and Madison
streets. James T. Murphy, recording
secretary, 14 McKinley St.
Marion Co. Medical Society?Meets
last Friday of each month in the
Fleming Bldge. President, Dr. L. C.
Holland; vice president. Dr. L. D. Howard;
(.ecretnry, Dr. H. R. Johnson;
treasurer. Dr. W. H. Sands; hoard of
Censors, Drs. L. N. Yost, J. E. Offner,
. Wm. F. Boyers; delegates to West
Virginia State Medical Association,
Drs. H. H. Carr. A. L. Peters; alternates,
Drs. E. P. Smith, C. W. Waddell.
American Insurance Union?Meets
each second and fourth Tuesday of
the month in the .K. of P. Hall on
Y. M. C. A.?Fairmont Avenue and
i consecutively numbered at the office
ish and get a beautiful Flag 4x6 feet,
n Fairmont and vicinity tor an American
IRA han? flsronnorl 4a annnln n llm(?n<l
i no uui D ttiiauscu IU a ItUUtGU
small cost in spite ot the Oact tbat the
the last tew weeks. All you need do Is
cutiveiy numbered and present them at
mts in cash and tbe flag is yours. Ten
k Jx ww'to"uiittc ywft /Bury itiuiUtn
as expenditure five longer quality and qua*
L/ . rprovide>ior cxtzac
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u ina'lHprie? it?j? ?ujA ^
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Ill' II II ? ???^??i-.,
's Men's Store
Merchandise and Prscntinjr
active Manner Than
Store in Town.
;e so much is the distinctive
rom suite and overcoats to
.A . Novelties
First Street. J. M. Hartley, president;
B. L>. Butcher, Secretary; J. O.
K. O. T. M.?Staowaltor Tent No. 7.
Meets every Friday evening In McKinney
Pythian SUters?Mountain City Temple
No. 5, meets every second and
is assured if you don't forg
Hubby, Brother or Son y<
for so long?and we have
! Ratli Uftho
Wool Lined Coat
Silk Shirts In Xmas. Boxes
You can find just what}
at this up to date store.
317 MAIN STREET.
i3,?Give^Yo ur Family
it fgnuie ta tiuHt of the . jft TosV?pa3oa?tn<
i<?Hr nf w>?tatiaU tint J nnhnlat.... ..
IU*r VI !! ? I m? v wywwirtjr ~*H1 4U
?&a?y<tenMnfk.r" ;it is a money w?r
f niw'iii ml Tin wtilft-jroos> it.
r equipped?Ante-Lite pamtrj
Mft-vaoottn (ad feed; r GetyonrModel 90 <
& tires, Jioo-s1ridic*sj that pUastt while it set
Beg4*M*5*i*irca?j gltra mora tar theme
~ ; .Oricrjwi.tonce.
FOR CAR COMPANY
^ROBERX M. jMORQAN, MM
More Ties Than * ||
Under any other Roof 9
50c, 65c, $1 to $2.50. I
fourth Tuoaday evening In K. of P.
Hall In the Fleming Building. Mlllid
K. Evans, M. of R. and C.
German Beneficial Union?Meets UrS
and third Thursday of.each monts
at 7 p. m. AH dues and assessment!
mpst be paid on or before the flrsn
day of each month. Ernest Schwanll
or, pres.; August Frlederlch, Vied]
Pres.; T. J. Fast, Sec'y.
v Xmas !
;et to buy that present for /1
)u have been thinking.of -1
the very thing you want, |j
Fancy Shirts $150 to $3.50 in Hi
Neckties in boxes, 50c to $2.00 |l
Suspenders in boxes H
Arm Bands and Supporters In II
Belts in Xmas boxes - MB
Silk Hose in fancy boxes
Fur Lined Gloves ;
^ou have been looking foi'' I
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