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GENER1
I MAJOR REELY
F STIRS THE STATE
1' HARDWARE MENi
? ?. : i
I Remarks Brought Forth!
Great Applause at The j
Fairmont Yesterday.
J. M. JAW SPEAKS
Fairmont's Chamber of Com
merce Head Praises
Pres. Wilson.
Frequently interrupted by applause [
Congressman M. SI. Keeiy delivered
a very pleasing address yesterday afternoon
at the session of the "West
Virginia Retail Hardware Dealers' Association.
He had the hardware men ;
- -with hiss from the start and they fol-i
lowed him very closely. Major Neely's
romarlrc alone zeneral lines and I
I lie used his customary polish in the
address, quoting poetry here and
there. Iu the course of his remarks
Congressman Necly extended a heart>
welcome to the delegates to the City
of Fairmont and trusted that there j
stay here might be :V.tually profit- j
ably to the representatives as well as.
the people of the ctiy. Occasionally;
he made fitting applications in which
he introduced the "bolt" on the shutter
and other wares that cover the
hardware counter. Many of the hardware
men are personal friends of Ma
Jor Neely and after .his address be
spent 'omo time in shaking hands and
greeting them.
"In the days to come the name of
Woodrcw Wilson will be classed
among those of Washington. Lincoln
and McKinloy" said J. M. Jacobs, of;
the Jacob-Hutchinson Hardware Comany.
who is president of the Fairmont.
Chamber of Commerce, ajs- be urged
^KL to "stand by the President-" A!-,
-""^though-a liTe-long Republican Mr. Ja-:
cobs was very earnest in his plea tolend
government a helping hand.
tn these troublous times. "Cheerfully
do everything to aid the government",
were Mr. Jacobs" words. He believed
that the government is capable of doing
something for the country that!
the railroads had failed to do. that of
giving adequate transportation. He,
said he had no sympathy for the fel-,
low that was going around saying that
the war was going to last ten years
I and so on. but be added that if the;
war did last five or six years United j
States must win it.
This country will not make the mis-1
take England and France made. Those I
countries 'ook all of their college men
* and mechanics and were obliged la-tor
to let them return to her country |
to keep up the work. He saw la the.
man who remained at home whether
he was at work with the pick and
shovel or the hoe and the rake as
* much a patriot as the man at the
front, because he is helping to win
the war by his own labors.
Mr. Jacobs paid a glowing tribute
to Daniel Willard. president of the
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.
He told how a number of conferees
made met Mr. Willard. who relieved
the freight siuation in the Fairmont
district by the building of the;
Short line. He was impressed by the j
masterful influence he had over the;
conferees, although ex-governors and j
other heavy material were included in
the body. The improvements he suggested
were soon driven through. Mr.
Jacobs said that Mr. Willard. who was
chairman of the government railroad
jcoimnirsion had aged ten years "since
lie bold that position and be comes
out of the office a broken down man.
He told how other railroad heads
- would cross his ideas and said that
the plan -was thwarted because'of the
fact that he had not been vested with
the proper authority.
Mr. Jacobs saw no reason why the
hardware business should not be stimulated
as long as the war lasts. War
ar no war Mr. Jacobs believed that the
location of the store; its equipment;
efficiency and its salesftfrce and sclccf
- Won of its line of goods were also esseptial
to the best interests of the]
' business. Just before closing Mr. Ja
cobs said it was a case of whether
Thlited States would rule itself or
."'Whether it would be dominated by.a
r fcaiser. czar or king and therefore
" America must win the war.
'^a .treating his subject, which was
*^The Effect of the War on the Hardware
Business and What We May Expect
When Peace Is Declared.-* Mr.
Jacobs did not think that West Virginia
world be greatly affected after
the war hi'?use of its demand due to
etftt min r- -ind farmlnr interests.
Btinnds of applause rang out after Mr.!
Jacobs bad- finished his- extemporanB
ens tali.
Routine matters were acted upon at
p meeting of the executive committee
dh Tuesday eve.iipg. Effort Is being
- cade to wind up the convention in two
days instead of three as the original
schedule called for. The urgency of
R? times, the members believe, should
(ansa them to hasten to their homes.
! Mr- ' <Continued on Page (4) 1
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Water Famine
Hits Hard Coal
Region Hard
(By Associated Press)
POTTSVTLLE. Pa.. Jan. 23?Overshadowing
tbe Inability of the
railroads to more coal quickly
from tbe mines to market a water
famine has tied np several big col
lleries Is the Pennsylvania anthracite
fields. About 12 collieries are
shut down for the same reason.
Thousands of loaded coal cars
still remain in railroad classification
yards and on sidings. The
congestion, however, is gradually
being cleared.
GAS VICTIM WAS
111ST STAGES
OT noi
That Contributed to Death
of Man Found at Skinner's
Tavern.
Because of the fact that I13 had but
one lung and was in the first stage of
pneumonia a physician testified that
John Schmidt naturally would be subtr%
a?nhv?.-f?i>Jon sooner than a
healthy person at the coroner j inquest
which was held this morning. Schmidt
v. as found dead in a room at Skinner's
Tavern or January 10. F ?r a time
it was thought tis name was Melli.
Gas fumes were noticed issuing from
the room and when the door, wnich was
bolted, failed to yield to the orcssure
a hatchet was ecured and it was broken
down.
The- finding of the. jury- wan. as follows:
"IVe tho jury find from the evidence
that the said John Schmidt
came to his death on the 10th day'of
January, 1913, oi asphyxiation." The
members of the jury were: Frank A.
Lloyd, coroner. Richard Gilkeson. Dr.
J. E. Dowden. Jr. J. C. Ward, R. Linn.
1. L. Burchinal and Thomas K Jones.
Dr. J.' E. Ofiner testified that
Schmidt was devoid of a lung and haa
teen in the first stages of pneumonia
prior to his death Dr. H. H. Crrr, it
Is understood, would have corroborated
this statement, but was obliged to
operate upon a patient at the hospital
when the jury's inquest wis held.
Drs. Offner an l Carr held an autopsy
on Saturday evening when these conditions
were discovered.
A. J. Dick, the clerk at Skinner's
Tavern: Dr. Lei B. Boyers. who de
cided the morning .that he was found
dead that asphyxiation was the cause,
this having been based on an external
examination wera also heard. B. G.
"Williams gave testimony to the effect
that new stones replaced the old ones.
The finding of the jury today was
exactly similar to that which '."oroner
I^loyd announced after the investigation.
H. Beu. the manager of thinner's
Cafe, stated that since he has assumed
charge of tho place that he has endeavored
to conduct this place of busthis
register to snow the class of people
that are stopping there. He says
ness in a reputable way and points to
says that all of the dangerous stoves
have been removed and every vear all
of them are tested out and those not
proving just what they sbout-l be are
replaced bjr d'w ones. According to
Mr. Beu's state hctel in spec.'on tag
he place 9ras thoroughly gone oveon
May 16, 1917. when the equipment
was reported fo t>~ satisfactory.
COLO WEATHER
COSTS? DAILY
This extreme cold weather is costing'the
taxpayers of Fairmont approximately
$250 per day. This is the ex
ira amount or money necessary to
keep up the city -water. department
alone.
Over 3.000 people in Fairmont Just
now are -without water. A crew of
40 men work every day. but are unable
to add much relief to local conditions.
Their attention is drawn mostly
to bursted mains, and other general
repairs giving them little opportunity
to thaw pipes.
Many complaints are received daily
at the. office of Water Commissioner
Smith. Some are Just a little unfounded.
This morning a man residing in
the East Park vicinity called Commissioner
Smith on the phone and asked
him to send someone out to thaw out
his watering trough. Yesterday a resident
of Cleveland avenue had the
nerve to ask the city water department
to thaw out his well. 1
st Virginian With Ii
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IARGO
IRE TO WILLARD
ABOUT iUONGAH
DIV.CARSitORTAGE
Uncle Dan Howard Drops
in on Coal Club and
Stirs Things Up.
PRESIDENT IN CHAIR
Clarksburg Coal Club to be
Invited to Pay Fairmont
/ a Visit.
Uncle I>an Howard who dropped in
at the Coal club luncheon today was
moved to make a few remarks upon his
favorite topic and as a result Jjy resolution
oi the club membership D. K.
Lawson. in his capacity as secretary
of the Central West Virginia Coal Operators*
association, was requested to
wire President Daniel Willard of the
Baltimore and Ohio and call his attention
to the fact that Mr. V/illard's
promise to make up the Monongah division
car shortage and to it
J made up wts never carried out.
1 It was said at the luncheon that on
| Jajjuary 7 the division car shortage
' was In the neighborhood of 2,200 cars
j and that it probably is over 3.000 by
! this time. Mr. Howard, who was reI
???*' a1aa<hJ rtf th/* riarl-e.
j WCllll ^>1 V^iUCUb Vti WUV/ V1%?> UM
I burg Board of Trade, declared that the
j car shortage is having a very bad ef-.
J feet upon business and that it is a
I matter which the commercial bodies
| of the cities in the district should take
i ?P.
; For the first time since he was elect!
ed president of the organization A.
j Brooks Fleming; Jr.. was at the lunchj
eon today and presided in the short
j post, prandial period. Hon. O. S. Mc- j
I Kinney made a very entertaining little i
; talk in which he predicted that the
war wonld'be followed by a period of
organization and cooperation m this
country and that the decade immedi-l
ately after the peace would be very
active for the coal industry. Attorney
E. M. Showalter said a few words on
behalf of the Marion county War Sav- j
ings Stamp committee in which he
urged the operators to encourage the
formation of War Savings societies i
among their employes. ' !
Upon motion of C. D. Robinson,
President Fleming appointed a comi
rcittee. at the head of which is George
i DeBolt. to go to Clarksburg tomorrow
j and at the weekly meeting of the
I Clarksburg Coal club extend the members
of that organiaztion an invitation
to come down here at some time which1
j will be agreeable to them and be the
| guests of the Fairmont Coal club memI
bershlp.
Coal Notes.
Pittsburgh papers this morning
printed the announcement that Samuel
A. Taylor, mining engineer of 6X7
' ?
\v uiuicy AVCUUC, ?tiiniuouuiai 1I??|
been appointed on a committee organized
yesterday dv Dr. Harry A. Garfield.
Nation Fuel Administrator, and
William G. McAdoo. Director General!
of Railroads, to zone the coal districts
and to eliminate cross hauls. On the
committee -with Mr. Taylor, are A. D.
Gutheim, of the Interstate Commerce
-Commission: Howard Elliott, of the
New York. New Haven and Hartford
Railroad: G. M. Snyder, of the New
York Central Railroad, and C. E. Lesher.
of the Federal Geological Survey.1
Clyde Kimmel. of the Grafton post-,
office here, has resigned his position
there to accept employment with District
Fuel Administrator Lawson in
this city.
Following a conference of West Virginia
coal operators with United,
States F-uel Administrator Garfield
and Director of Railways McAdoo it |
was agreed that a railway expert;
should make an investigation of conditions
on the Chesapeake & Ohio
Railway. The operators there arei
suffering greatly because of a lackj
of car supply. The delegation of op-j
erators was headed by Gov. Cornwell,
of West Virginia.
Clayton G. Highman. who has been
connected with the Hntchlnson Coal
Company for the past two years and
has had his offices in Clarksburg, has
been visiting his parents here, returned
from Parkersbarg this morning
where he has passed the examination
as an aviator. He will leave immediately
for a training camp.
Among those who attended the Coal
clnb luncheon today. wasTontier Governor
A. B. Fleming who came across
tho street to chat with the operators.
Governor Fleming is in splendid health
this winter.
HUNSAKER. FUNERAL PLANS. ?
The body of Mrs. John C. Hcnsaker.
whose death occurred Monday night
in Jenkins. Ky.. will probably arrive
here on Thursday morning at 10:40
o'clock. Until farther word is heard
from Mr. Htmsaker definite arrangemontc
will Tut mnHp fftp fnnflfftT
services although the body* will be
interred at Eldora under the direction
of Undertaker Cunningham.
s 5130 Quality Cira
ONTHI
BRITAIN MUi
LLABOR PART
Frank Purdy Declares Gen
She is Fighting, a D<
Party J
(By A*iC<isted Pr-??>
NOTTIGHilA.V, Eng.. Jan. At
the opening today of the annual labor
conference Frank Purdy the president
said that if Germany 'would not accept
the terms President Wilson. Premier
Lloyd George and the labor party
have laid down as minimum "wej
must fight on."
President Purdy said that in view of j
ACM FAMIET
PETROGRAD NOW
Infants Under Three are AIAllowed
Three Eggs
a Month.
<By Associated Press)
PETROGRAD. Jan. 2"?Since the
dissolution of the Constituent assem-j
b'y and the disappearance of any im-:
mediate hope of reconciling the political
parties, public >-*iption in northern
Russia is centered on the bread
shortage. The lack of practically all
food stuffs, the break down of trans-:
portation and the commercial stagnation
as result of closing of the i
banks is acute.
Petrograd and all the northern cities
of Russia have little bread.
Tho bread lines in Petrograd today!
have reduced to a quarter pound daily.
The food committee has limited!
eggs to children under three years,
each child to have four eggs a month!
but eggs are not obtainable at any
price. _ The committee has limited j
fresh in eat to children between- ages I
of three and tjvelve with halt pound j
monthly to each, child.' Potatoes have!
been- substituted for bread, but thei
cost ds equivalent to 18 cents per
pound in Petrograd and consequently
the masses of people cannot boy them.
ating oil is not obtainable
in Pet.Ggrad. and candles are selling
at 75 cents per pound.
Big Four Train
(roes Into Ditch
fBy Associated Press)
MARION. Ohio. Jan. 23.?Four persons
weer painfully injured early this
morning when a west bound Big Fou-|
passenger train en route from Cleveland
to St. Louis strnck a broken rail
1 ?--? _?* -? --.T
two miles , Yr est Ui .ttACMlvru auu
cars went Into the ditch.
Two passenger coaches and one
Pullman car turned over. The injured
were brought to hospitals here. Those
injured are: Mrs. Aina Franks, St.
Louis: Kenneth Fields. Conneaut, O.;
Ernest Zulpo, Tontitown. Kansas; Dennis
Murphy, St. Louis.
Sounds Like Mockery
Declare ' Bolsheviki
LONDON. .Tan. 23. ? A long statement
dealing with the Brcst-Litorsk
negotiations issued by the E >)sheviki
telegraph agency at Petrograd emphasizes
the the absolute Genua?., refusal
to give any sort of guarantee of the
evacuation of occupied territory. "In
such circumstances," says the statement,
"the words self determination
sound like mockery of the principles
of the people concerned.
Kentuckian Wants
His Questionnaire
Thinking that the government should
send him a questionnaire because pretty
nearly everyone else had got OB*
James Sherrard, who registered in
Kentncky appeared at the office of
the local draft board this morning to
get some questionnaire, information.
Sherrard stated that he had heard
that he was supposed to get a questionnaire.
but had not yet received it.
ine locai Doara prepared a snort telegram
for bim to send to the Kentucky
draft board asking that be be sent another
questionnaire.
Racks and Files
For County Clerk
Book racks and filing cases were received
by the county court this afternoon
and axe now stored at the court
house preparatory to being placed in
position by a Pittsburgh man. There
are racks sufficient to bold probably
300 books and probably eighty files and
both will be placed in the vault northern
portion of the county, clerk's room.
The equipment was secured from the
"Watson Manufacturing Company, New
Tork city, at a cost of $975.
ilation is the Cheape
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REE EA!
ST FIGHT ON\
YHEAD SAYS
nany Can No Longer Claim j
ifensive War?Labor
leeting. * _ j
the declaration of President Wilson
and Premier Lloyd George Germany
conld not claim longer that she was
fighting a defense war.
I We see no signs yet, he added, that
| Germany and her allies are willing to
accept the principles enunciated by '
j Lloyd George. Mr. Wilson and the La
oor party. 1
GOMPERS PROPOSES
SEVENJjOUR DAY
Thinks That Better Than
the Monday Holidays.
i
4 By Associated Frere)
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 23.?A universal
seven liour day during the period
of the war instead of the present
spasmodic suspension of industries by
the fuel administration to conserve
coal and relieve railroad congestion .
was suggested today by Samuel Gompers
president of American Federation '
of Labor in a speech to convention of
U. M. W. '
Mr. Gomper's speech to the miners ;
was regarded as labors message to the
country on the action of the fuel administration.
He refaced bis declara- 1
tion on for the seven hour day with &
defense of those in high Governmental ]
stations who may have made mistakes.
"They are prompted" he said :
by patriotic purpose to win the war :
and to expect that the great change :
I from peace ot war could be made with- '
: one mis taxes was asxmg us lmpoa- ;
Bible; ,
Continuing, he said, "The order is ,
sued .a few days ago I regard as an
absolute necessity. You know there ]
is now a disposition to repeal or to J
modify the Sherman anti trust law. I
I am not going to offer any excuse for
! the railroads. They have been lax so
long, but the Sherman anti trust law
forbade them to do what now the di- |
rectors general of the railroads has
the right to do. The jam had occurred I
and .was increasing and something had
to be done to relieve the situation, if
the Ice King has interferred th^re can
be no help for that.
"I think .there was one mistake In
; the making and I trust it will be chan;
ged or modified. I refer to the closing
of industrial and commercial '
plants of oar country one additional '
day each week I think it a mistake
j to have a whole day suchas Monday
i idle and involving from Saturday afternoon
till Tuesday morning. I believe
that if the order were changed
so that instead of there being a nine
t or eight hour for a days work the same ,
be a universal seven honr day during .
the war .better results would follow. ,
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Fewer City Stops
For the Interurbans ;
North and south bound cars on the
Clarksburg interurban cars are only
stopping at Jefferson street. Cleveland
avenue. Fourth street. Eighth street,
?n/? fwnlfth afront 1
1CUUX Ditccv ouu A VM vw ^ The
other nine stops along; between {,
Jefferson street and Twelfth street
have been permanently taken from theJ
schedule.
On the Monnington line stops are ;
being made at Jefferson street, Cleve- :
land avenne. Fourth street and Oakwood
road.
; At each street green signs have been <
erected announcing the change.
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i 6omg to France
By Way of Pacific
i. Pan! Crowl. son of Mr. and Mrs. W. I
: A. Crowl, is "somewhere on the Pa:
dfic" according to a j>ost card receiv- 1
' ell today. Crowl who a corporal of <
the headquarters signal corps of the
machine gun battaOion has been sta- '
tioned at Camp McArthur. Waco. Texas,
and in a letter received yesterday
stated that, he would be leaving for 1
France very soon via the Pacific ocean i
add Japan. Today a post card an- 1
nonces that he is en rente there. 1
-Crowl was located for several months
at Birttle-Creek. Mich, but was later
transferred scram. i
? - f t
Mrs. Hunsaker to
Be Buried Tomorrow
Funeral services over the Dody of :
Mrs. John C. Huns&ker -whose death j
occurred Monday In Kentucky, will he (
held-pp. Thursday at 12:30 o'clock at ]
the First rreshyterlan church provid- (
his that the train from Wheeling due
here at 10:40 arrives on time. In case j
->f considerable delay services -will be j
delayed. Thoy are In charge o * tin dertaker
Cunningham. ]
st Form of Advertisir
STERN
Four Minute |
Men To 'Talk j
This Evening
Fairmont's Four Minnte Men will
perform for the first time this eveting.
Their subject will be the War
Savings stamp campaign which is
being waged in Marion county.
The speakers at the theatres this
evening are all lawyers.
c n T.nw? Ti-m tnlV at tfiA Hirv
podrome at -S:00 o'clock. At 9
o'clock W. M. Kennedy will speak
at the Dixie. R. A. Watts is scheduled
for the Nelson at 5:15. W. K. [
Barnes will be the speaker at the .
Princess and will talk at S:15 p. m.
THREE AMERICAN
IHII ARE
KILLED II ACTION;
i
General Pershing Supplied j
No Particulars in Report
Sent Today.
tBv Associated Press)
WASHINGTON. Jan. 23. ? General
Pershing today reported three American
infantryman killed in a ;don on
'anuary 21. He pave no details o! the
engagement. The dead are Private
A.lbert Cook, West Almond. X. Y.;
Private Harry E. Garman, Cat.Vrba.
Va.; Private Ceo B. Radr, Cleveland.
Ohio.
The following other deaths were reported
by General Pershing:
^ enmohnt u'onntl Franlf
tort, Ky.; Clarence M. Wilhelm. pneumonia.
Grass Valley. California; Louis
X. Weed, bronchitis, Neotic. Kansas;
Tbos. S. M. Coine, meningitis. Cleburne,
Texas; G. B. Dickenson. pneumonia,
Doodln;. Idaho; Edward Kazrnirski,
Bronchitis, Bearer Dam. Wis.;
Tames L. Simpson, pneumonia. Canandaigua,
X. Y.t Howard St.-eatrlck.
tuberculosis, 74 West 122d street X. Y. .
All^vere private soldiers. ^
mmm at
east shu
Miss Hazel Morgan Won the
Horor of Putting the j
Tag On.
The shovel of the Central :choo'
building on the Last 'side was tagged '
today following ceremonies conducted
by the pupils the school.
Hugh P. Smith, a patron of the i
school, asld th shovel while Miss!
Hazel Morgan n member of the Higl?
school, t.ed thc "'tag," she having been
chosen when loft> were drawn fo the
position of honor.
Tomorrow the shovels of the East
Park and State street schools will be i
tagged.
The shovel at the High school "ill
be tcged on Friday when President .
of the Fairmont Independent Schoo*
District Board of Education G. M. Alexander
will tag the slur el and at the
Fleming school the snovel will be .
tagged also on Friday by City Superintendent
of Schools Otis G. Wilson. j j
The Fairmont Makes
New Records Daily
Manager Fatt is baring a real hard
time economizing sleeping space in bis
hotel for the many hardware men that '
are now in the city. Under normal :
conditions, the hotel is not large '
enough for its business. The hardware
convention has placed a much
heavier burden on his shoulders. 1
According to Manager Fatt a new
record for business has been estab- <
lished at The Fairmont. Every night
for two weeks, the clerks at the hotel
have been obliged to torn away many '
guests.
Omaha Man Gets
.Tnh in Tin's fHt.U' 1
WM I U1U VAWJ
Charles Johnson, a Sweed, arrived
[n Fairmont yesterday from Omaha, ;
N'eb.. where he has been in military
draining at Fort Omaha. Johnson was
ingaged as a machinist trat because of
tieart trouble was given an honorable
discharge.
He came to Fairmont yesterday and
splied for a position with the Fairmont
Mining Machine Company. He
kws accommodated and began work
sere this morning.
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ig This Community j
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ROADS
08DER RSOED I
OK REQUEST OF I
A.H. SMITH A RE 1
Will Make Little Practical
Difference on Roads Af- .-j.
BAD WEATJFRAlL WEEK 1
Will Put Industries in Soma
Towns on Partial
JL UllC.
______
WASHINGTON", Jan 23?An embar
go on all freight except food, fuel and
war munitions on Pensyivania lines
east of Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Ohio
cast of the Ohio river and the Philadelphia
and Reading was authorized
today by director general McAdoo.
The action was taken on recommen- .. JaB
dation of A. H. Smith, assistant director
general in charge of transpor- . vjjS
tat ion in the east.
No reference was made to the rec- . . --3
ommendation for an embargo submit- .'3
ted last week by fuel administrator
GarGeld. The embargo is temporary
and Js expected to last only a'few
days.
The practical effect of this order
will not greatly change conditions of '
the last few days, it was stated by
railroad administration officials. I/Ocal
embargoes already have been declared
by-many eastern railroads'and
these have been made on tbe initiative
of individnal railroads with general
approval of Mr. Smith.
Indications , glare today tfrat-Hhard ' 7'agsaB
weather would continue through.most
of the week and railroad aflmhiWa- - ^ . *1
tion officials intimated that they.Iodic
ed for little improvement in the trans
portation situation before Saturday. . /;?
Early reports show that' beside embargo
order a deluge of traffic might
have been expected by tomorrow, as
the result of the opening of maun- ?
factoring plans after a live days sns- . >3|
pension period.
New York industries It was expected
would continue to operate on partial
time as a result of the embargo
order today. This will tend to save
coal further for domestic nsfs and r-'V'/a
coaling of ships.
WASHINGTON". Jan. 23?American1M
Industries idle for the past five.days'
under the fuel administration elos- - ;As?l
iug order began operations today In * .
the face of a congested transportation
situation east of the Mississippi '&b|
threatening daily to become 'worn '
Trom adverse weather conditions. ."'jSgsB
^ .
War Council Bill
Will Go to Committee
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON*. Jan. 23. ? Confer- C' |
ence today between Senate admin is- /'tSSsH
tration leaders handling President"Wilson's
fight against the Military committee
bills to create a war cabinet '
rnd munition director, practically de- '
cided that reference of the. War caftl- ' .
net measure to the Military commit- _
tee will not be opposed, thus tbte in- ; "55Qg
itial clash has been avoided. >
Senator Chamberlain plans to open - :
the debate immediately when-the Sen-,
ate reconvene:" tomorrow by ' peaking').'
on a question of personal privHeqse dn^; "* $>||S
leply to the President.
City HaHNotes*"~j[
The sapper planned by Mayor
en at the meeting of the "War Sstiags 'z-Ywl
society yesterday evening -was a
There is quite a relief In the office ' Tjglgl
of Fuel Administrator Barnes today..' i/" ys
Telegrams and long distance telephone' -?*5jS|
calls are at a minimum. 'v
Nine new employes were added to
the water department pay roH'thflt- ~
Twenty two of the 40 water depart-.-. ~i; jjjlaH
ment thawers are workiss oh Maty-: '
land avenue. Yesterday the 22 men - 7 :1
spent the entire, day on Maryland.acronna
- within Ave blocks. There is -'.'7wsa
ret little relief is that vicinity.
-
Laborers V^sntfid
In Shipping Department. Apply i
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