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Wv> ' f" --i Eg' ' . p ESTABLISHED 1868. I hr nnflftunci n II mi. DnuuaiiLLti f itTWLE IMtl |j| J^opalar Pastor of M. P. Con K v ' negation Home From K Camp. | m F8TMJI[^l!i ... Many Openings for the Use of His Fine Enthusiasm. fir. John Calvin BroorcSelu who has Just completed five month? of v. M C. A. -work in Camp Sheridan. Montgomery. Ala., arrived ill the ci'y lorn 9U night. . En route hf>m? 'hc ?r?n* scvfBk. eral days jn Washington. D. C.. vjiase y he was-ijoined by Mrs. Broomfield and V they returned hone together. 7< . Just what Dr. Broomfield i? going to do in the future lias been agitating >' not only the minds of the members of his congregation of the M. P. Temple lrat of the pcop*" of the communisin V' general, v.-ho feel that the work that Dr. Broomfield bar. just clo.-ed with success has revered denomina.tional lines and given the public a live interest in his future work. IDr.. Broomfield is on fire with enthusiasm for the work among the solP; tiiers. He has been signally succcsrful in ever}- department of the work j he has undertaken and has worked with, untiring energy. Before the Dorto.? left Camp Sheridan a meeting of the chaplains of the companies was ft..- held and resolutions were sent to the M. P. Temple congregation Imrc ask3 ' ' tng that he be released for further service among them. In addition to this field of labor opened to Dr. Broomfieid he has yet the standing offer to go to France and also to accept the secretaryship of a V. M. C. A. at one of the National caatcnmen- -. 1 During his stay at Camp Sheridan Dr. Broomfieid has organized the base hospital with its attaches and patients numbering about 1000 men. During the month of January fifteen or six7 teen services were conducted each Sunday at the hosoita! by Dr. Broomfield beginning at 0:00 in the morning > and continuing until five o'clock. After the work was systematized three other ministers' shared the work' with J Dr. Brcomfield. but the efficient orkf ganization has been accredited to h;m and it is in this work that the chaplains of the cantonment are so anxious to have his return. Added to these three fields of war ~ a ' F>- O-AAmfial/^'c B~ work is me aesnt? -.-i ui. congregation for his return to his local field of work. This afternoon Dr. Broorofield stafBj ed that he would remain here for a Bf tnonth_and at the end of that time he was going -where he felt the voice of God called him. K Tonight at the >T. P. Temple a reBl ception will be held at -which time the people of the community will publicly welcome Dr. Broomfield's return. While the appointments are in charge Be- of various organizations of his.churcb B Ihe event is in no way denoniiratlonXI and the public in general is invited. I: wliliT I m n .* IK Fleming Case Involving | East Side Property Must Come Up Again. . 'Word has been received here that J the Supreme court of appeals has reversed the local Circuit court and set aside thewerdict in the case of Fleming vsi the Monongahela Rail-way. This case was tried before Judge goymond in this county last year and fcvolyes intricate points and conflicttag evidence as to street line on the K East Side, which is on the city plan. Ht never has been opened. It appears that the Monongahela. Railway had cer lain property condemned and had paid the. damages assessed. -Fleming claimed that the railway i - was taSing more land than it was en l ' .titled to. while the railway cjaims thai! EL" It was taking only to a point where the ] specified street line was located. The next question that bobbed up was ?* where is the street line? The jury's verdict in favor of the railway is set fc* "aside by the recent order of the Su|T: prone court of appeals and the case Ik;.. ;wfll again come up for trial in the lower court. ?sZ\-\ MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRC : *' . "t "*j? J. E. REDMOND i __ p" j ill LtniEl | Heart Gave Cut as He Was Recovering From an i Operation. ! ? 1 . T>.- T'rACc I < I LONDOX. March 6.?John E. Red-j moad. Irish nationalist leader, died j this morning. j Mr. Redmond who underwent an op-, ; era'ion In London last Friday passed' la fair flay yesterday and r parent?}': was maintaining the progress tltown j Monday. } The Irish convention which had' been nppoited hy Mr. Redmond yes-, terdav adopted a message of sympa-j *hy in which an earnest v ish wss ex-: pressed for his early and complete re-t | covery. The physic'ans attending Mr. j I Redmond issued the following an-j ; onuncement: 1 "Wc regret to announce that John 1 Redmond died ar 7:41 this morning! J owing to several serious attacks of ill-! : nets. a severe operation was faced! j with great courage, it had become: i im.oerat've'.y necessary- ns-in; to an j Intestinal obstruction. This was relieved by the operation and for some i days satisfactory progress r\-a= mainj taiaetl. After a thoroughly cornfortai blp day Tuesday heart failure superI vened during the nighr an 1 after a few ' hours Mr. Redmond passed peacefully 1 away. iST&TNiSrIH : FUieil BONDS ? i : They Will be Placed in Com- j pensation Fund as an investment.. i } CHARLESTON*. March 6?An order I was entered yesterday by the state j board of public works authorizing the ) state treasurer. William S. Johnson, to; ' purchase for the state compensation ! fund a total of 5751.000 worth of the I city of Fairmont's improvement bonds. This was the most important transacj tion of the board during the day. A ; delegation of Fairmont citizens headed by J. Walter Barnes was in Tlie city early this week looking after the sale of the bonds. Reports covering adudits of the accounts of the city of Fairmont have! been filed by Walter S. Hallahan.! state tax commissioner. The audit of j the ciry covers the period from April I 1. 1916. to June 30. 1917. and shows! that on June So. 1?17 the city had; a bonded indebtedness of $296,509. and i that an rssue o' $760,000 of bonds has i been authorized, a part of which will ' i be used to retire former issues ana j outstanding orders. After the pres-] ' en* issue has been disposed of. the ; ! indebtedness of the city trill be 5S25,-j | i Junior Class Actors Are Now Rehearsing The C. E. Hutchinson class of the I high school is now holding regular rei haarsais for its "inwi Junior class .'play. The name of the production Is I to be presented at the auditorium on March 21 1s "The Time of His Life." The caat of characters follows: Mr. Bob. Grey June Deveny M^s. Bob. Grey Katherine. Slaeper Tom Carter. Mrs. Grey's brdthey, ...: Frank Sweaijnrer j Mrs.' Peter Wycombe, a personage. ! i Marion Kramer : Mr. Peter Wycombe, a pesssimist. ! ................. James Carpenter. i Dorothy London, secretly engaged j | to Carter Huby Moran Mr. James Landon. Sr., Dorothy's father of a peppery disposition Hugh'Fox Uncle Tom, colored butler from the South Forest Knight Officer Hogan...".'..r....Joe Thomas ^ v^r-' You Put a Want A ! IK7 r? B 98. FAIRMONT, WES'] PlPB fjm HS' ULflHUEf 1 ?AR MM Writes Long Letter to Local Banks Outlining His Position. WILL WATGjT RESULTS Railroad Told Kim Monongiah Division Was Well Treated. V G. McAdoo. director-general o' railroads, has in(.crested himself in making un the "regional ear shortage" on the Mencngah diTision of the Baltimore ? Ohio and the influx of carinto this region in the last four working days can he attributed to positive instructions ho has given Baltimore & Ohio officials. Mr. McAdoo has given the "regional oai- shorr??r<?" r?f rhic rorinu itn-pf.rlp^. tioa ami has had ihe Baltimore . e: Ohio on the ''pan" as a result. Hs has been given the railroad's ride of the matter, -which he has given due consideration bur. he finds no justification for continuing the discrimination even if what is asserted about the serious operating difficulties down this way owing to the extraordinary winter weather and the "peculiar location"" of the district mentioned by the Baltimore ? Ohio officials be taken at its face value. Mr. McAdoo has written a letter to ihe banking interests of Marion county. whose protest along with that oi Clarksbirg bankers, is responsible in a creat measure for hte present interest in the matter^ He states thta the Baltimore & Ohio* has been instructed 10 tak" steps to immediately reduce the accumulated shortage a*id con eludes with the assurance that "every effort will be made to reduce the shortage." The car supply being fairly good lost Saturday and so far this wee Iris attributed io bis jacking-up the railroads. Mr. McArleo's letter, addressed to the various banks of Marion county and read before the Fairmont Coal club at its meeting today, is as follows : Oirectcr General of Railroads Interstate Commerce Building. Washington. Match 2. 191?. Bank ct FaimiDgtoii. Farmingron. W. Va. The National Bank of Fairmont. Fairmont. W. Va. Tho reaples National Bank. Fairmont, w. Va. Fairmont Trust Company. Fairmont. W. Va. Home Savings Bank. Fairmont. W. Va. MonoiigaTtcla Bank. Fairmont. W. Va. Fairmont State Bank. Fairmont. W. (Continued on Page Four.) MIS GEO. C. BAH VIVI A I Affllllll A mI HiSMunmHu Well Known East Side Worn an Was Victim of Tuberculosis. Sirs. George Clarence Barbe died last evening at her home in the suburbs of the East Side after an illness from tuberculosis. Sbe had been in declining health for a year and had spent several months in the sanitarium at Terra Alta. Her disease was too far advanced however to be more than temporarily benefitted by her stay there and she returned home several weeks ago knowing that she would survive but a short time. Mrs Barbe was aged 40 years and was formerly Miss Clipso E. Jackson, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dexter JacVsnn of rnmifr XV V* She was united in marriage with Mr. Barbe fifteen years ago and three children survive the union. Carl aged 11. Roth aged 7. and Wren aged 4. Mr. Bafrbe for the .past winter taught school at Cayenne and a number of years ago was principal of the Butcher school In this city. He has also been employed with the Fairmont Wall Plaster Company. Several sisters and brothers beside her parents survive her. Mrs. Barbe was a member of the First Baptist church and before overtaken by ill healfh was a regular attendant at all church services. The body was taken to Murphy station in Upshur county this morning en route, to the home of her parents where the1 funeral services will be held probably j on Thursday with interment in the home cemetery. [id in The West Vh .^^r'^B : X -' * - '. /->?LcL? .25^ Fgat Virsriniafs Greatest Hewsi C VIRGINIA, V EDNESPAY ?; ^ -. v * I - ''9$ SOME OF OUR ] . V-- * - , ^ .c,-.^-,y\ ^,My.. - >h iTMWT ! H0EiIJ[Hi1 County Court Head So In! formed?Practical Man i Being Sought. i : j Indications point to Marion county ! , securia&.-a..faim agent by April 1. ac.- j ; cordinj" to Lee .Swisher, president of! ' the county court, in a statement made ! .1 today. The county court for some ,'jtime has made an effort to secure a 1 ; farm agent, but the entire matter is ,' in the hands of State Agent Nat ' I Frame, of the tYest Virginia Univer- j 11 sitv. Morgantown. whose supervision | l covers the location of farm agents. i The county court realizes that it will : be a difficult matter'to secure a man :: ; to take the place of II. L. Smith, of! Martinsburg. who resigned on Janu- i , ary 1. as Mr. Smith was a practical : ; farmer. For the purpose of securing ! | a practical man for Marion county the : state agent did not procure a man un-| til lie had the right kind, of material, j, | One young man could have been se-;' cured but he lacked experience and the .; county court decided to hold out until : | State Agent Frame had selected a : ; | practical mau iur mt* juu. SMALL US! BEFORE j NEXT GRANS JURY; Will Meet Incident to the i1 i March Term on Monday Morning. Next Monday morning marks the opening of the. March term of circuit i court -with Judge William S. Haymond < on the bench. - The deliberations of 1 the grand jury -will occupy the greater j portion of the -week. ; Trials -will be started on Monday. < March IS. Prosecuting Attorney Wal- i ter R. Haggerty stated today that he ' would try the Linn case firsi at this . term. In this case James R. Linn, now , 1 ??t - ? As 1^. j r* s resiumg xxx v>ie > cituiu. vx.. x=? i_ncii tjcu j with embezzlement of tbe funds of i The Citizens" Dollar Savings Bank, formerly- a banking Institution, of "< Fairmont. i Other important cases that will be s tried are those of Bruce Hill, charged ( with shooting Mack Vincent with in- i tent, to kill and tbe Moore rape case. Percy Bell is also charged with a 1 statutory offense committed on a i nine-year-old girl at Fartnington. ] Prosecuting Attorney Haggerty was unaWe to say at this time whether he ' would try Morgan and Cornutte on another murder charge or not. Both men were acquitted on the charge of killing one of the fox hunters, but were obliged to Rite bond in the sum of $10,000 a&i $5,000. respectiTe\-. to appear at this term or court to answer a charge of having killed the oth- 1 er fox hunter. 8 Prosecuting Attorney Haggerty to- 1 day said that the list that will go be- < tore the grand Jury is one of the t smallest for a long time, but naturally 1 I he is not able to get a line on the I trial list until after the grand jury t meets- s -_*v _ -ginian Most of the J taper EVEKTING, MARCH 6,191& WW BOYS MARCHING TO THE ^ "vS^^'v - ?. . ! i- .? : -r i >-5^-- ;; iSsJS^?*'?*,-'V ' . X'-^^*: -' ? 1*" few;- -; i as*^ m v -"> v- y* > I 8*2*.* ' - " - -tT ."? --i5 Rin nnnun nn rr 1 mii ituuBii ur tr LOAFERS m IS IB I! IflOW 1 I Many Arrests Follow Mayor's Statement that He j' Wants Law Enforced. j !1 More raori have been arrested in , > Fairmont tday by the city police force, ; on charges of vagrancy than have been j ' arrested in this city since the state | 1 vagrancy lav went into effect last j' spring. Ciiy officers including Police- j ' men Hclt, Eackie. Kem. Chief llarr j1 and a few others started out early this i < morning to bring every able bodied | < man in ihis city between the age of j 16 and 60 years who were not working ; ' to police court for trial on vagrancy- ! charges and from the number they : ' brought in this morning and this after-:' noon they certainly did not miss many.! < This afternoon the city jai! is full ' and the city officials are^iow looking < (Continued on Page (4) ' MEADOWS ems j! BY TELEPilE <- ? i Told Captain White that He j Did Not Get His Summons. Edgar Sherman Meadows, the young ' man who failed to appear in this city < on Monday morning to go to Camp ' Sreenleaf. G-a.. and who local police t ire now looking for called Captain . KemWe White, chairman of the local board on tie pnone last nigm. no i :laims that he did not appear for mi!- j' Itary service because he did not re- (i :eive his cairto service. t. He telephoned from Rosedale. TV.;' Va.. -where he is now located. He < stated last sight that he would he in * Fairmont some time tomorrow morn- 1 ug. < John Cretas. the other delinquent. 1 vho failed to appear on Monday is now ! n the county jail awaiting the arriv- 1 il of Meadovs. Just as soon as Mead >ws arrives here, the two men will be j sent to Camp Lee, Va. The Italian who failed to appear at s tfannington on Monday has also been ounded np and will be sent to Camp , Lee with the othef delinquents. Petrograd People Are Fleeing City i (By Associated Press) t LONTJON. March 6.?The evacua- j1 ion of Petrograd has begun. Three ! ? state ministries, according to a Renter!? lispatch from Petrograd. dated Tueslav, have started to leave the capi- a al from which the population is also s leeinghastllr. J The^olsheviM government proposes o declare Moscow the Russian capital I tnd Petrograi a free port. I ?eople in Town See ' . . - * - - - - - - 'J ' TODAY'S NEWS TODAY iTwi J TRENCHES. ! These fighters nre shown on th"ir j ?av to their front lines in the Lorraine sector. * Eaojt man a steel helmet. ' . i Copyrisht, Underwood & Underwood. FAILED TO REPORT ; ( ~~ : i Three Will be Taken to Man ' Kington to Report to \ County Board. Nothing Is left undone to round up ; ' all of the draftees who have failed to ' report to the respective boards when ' they were assigned or called fdr examination. J Sheriff A. 31. Giover and his depu-j ' ties have been strictly on the job drag-1 ging them in from all parts of the. | .-ounty. Kight men have been located.1 ' out in most eases they did not receive < their mail. They are chiefly foreigners and tliev neglected to notify the 1 iraft board when they changed their ' iddress. Some of the men the shcrifr lid not lock up after being reasonably ! :ertain I hat he could trust his men. | ' At the present time there are four i nen in the county jail. On Friday i ' norning three of these will be taken j ' :o the county board at Aiannington to 1 1 mdcrgo examination. Practically all I _ >f these men were in jail serving out j \ :ime for minor offenses and if the gov- i u-nment wants them the chance* are ' hat the sentences wjll be dropped. j ( U.S. VINT ACT ON ! SIBERIAN MATTER < i t Exploit Statement of our \ Position Made by State \ Department i WASHINGTON. March 5- ? It was tuthoritatively stated today that the United States has sent no communicaion on the subject of action in Siberia ] tnd that if any -views of this govern-; j nent are expressed they probably will! r >e conveyed to Great' Britain through vhich the t'nlted States has received -a c ill its information of the situation. T It was further stated that the United T states has not assented, dissented .or j >rotested and that without any ex- < thange of written communication Ja- e >an .already understands the friendly c ittitude of the United States and its iisposition to take no part. i In addition Japan understands that ' he United States credits her with disnterested purposes if action in Siberia ihould be taken. Will of Mrs. Keener c Is Probated Today \ Late this afternoon the will of the c ate Sarah Jane Keener, of this county. / ras probated at the office of the conn-1 _ y clerk. She directs that her prop-1 ; irty hedivide'd equally among her sev-. f in children. She also bequeaths certain furniture nd household effects to these per-; ons: Frank, Luther, Louisa, Ella Icie. I ohn and E2ra. * I:' The will was witnessed by TV. H. [ rons. of Colfax and C. TV. Travis, of < : 'airmont. 1 it Within a Few h rTf i* Wnn I 11 r?li 4 diy modi coMar and pfob- I aln or -snow. s " '' ' ' " Vyjrffiin?\3 -' % Z '"' 7." :?? ||j?33l8| L.I8V&.9I I CalgarianStruckby Four Torpedoes ^ * Off Irish Coast is iivesTbe ft v : *?* s Survivors Landed at One ot the Towns Tuscani* .1^ " " '-'-frM Men Reached. , (Bv Associated Press) .? AX IRISH PORT. March ??The ''J-fMBM people of this town who a few days " -Sj? sgo won the gratitude of the tmost' . " 'iiS an people by their kindness to the survivors from fhe Tuscanla hava axended their hospitality in tha last tew lays to nearly 500 men from. tfea-C*? ./<( tartan, one of the finest auxiliary; .;.-J? truisers in the Atlantic service. The Calgarian was torpedoed is tha ate afternoon not far from the place > ^jjSBaS where the Tuscania met her doom. The ship bell had sounded four o'clock when the torpedo struck. The shock: -\>lS5 was so slight that it was though tha ' L*essel had merely touched a mine ..'fgjjB istern. It was hoped to get her sate-: ,v j " A considerable time later a ' eond >* :orpcdo struck her followed quickly ,l?g?ifjH jy two more. By this time there were several tiavr ? %j?j ers and patrol vessels in the Tiefcn- * $ ty and the work of disembart?*^? !v? ;rcw va* hastened. By pood fortune the Calgarinm re- nained afloat for some time, notwith- i standing the four torpedoes. ????? , ra&SgSB - ? ? ww 1- f rt?s:A,*Ai mm ~,;'*1^iTnfWM i.'.i.mjua. ...aiLii .. louncomeni was made by the Admir- -' -jjBtii ilty today that the British armednier' 1 liantile cruiser Calgarian was toip? ' ioed and stink on March 1. Tro of' ~ . f-cl? icers and 4fi men were lost. e&'SSB The Allen liner Calgarian was t rest 7^1 lei of 17.515 tons gross. 56S feet Ion# :-7% nd 70 feet of beam. She was. boil* ' n Glasgow in 1914. here are no published records of i* ent movements of the Calgariam '.V vbicii for some time has been in th? .eroice of the British government! v'V The last report given out concsminjC sP? he liner was in April. 1916. when'she ^ ailed from Halifax for England with Canadian troops. KEW TORK. March 6.?The AHe? .'' .y?gg| iner Calgarian torpedoed off the Irish oast hes been for some months sent- fjgpH ng as a British cruiser converted from ' 1. .^sj he status of a merchantman cctvoy- , - ? ^ n? cargo ships between British ports . tnd Novo Scotia according to officers 1 lere of the Canadian Pacific Ocean :'&%i service, owners of the Allen lis*- .-. ? ?? . Germans to Stop^ VKy A??ociatcd Pre5*> LONDON*. MaTch 6. ? An official ;' % lussian statement received-here to- \7r~2 ay says Ensign Krylenko. the Bel- i-j hevikf commander in chief, has soot message to the German and Anstrixn. :% nier comaiduuvm ov?.v>?b rinriiin?iiM?? nan!; ajid Austrians are still etytiHTry ' lotwithstanding the conclusion' icace. Ensign Kryfenko asked vwhethir the German high command has talc- / in all steps necessary for cessattag' if hostilities. , . -VS?iCH * Juarantines a.re AH ; Lifted at Annab'eUe Thanks* largely to the enmjstie'-.2^ tops taken by the Fonr StatesCoal -| ??? ?* *? ?- * omparty me biuaiipux BHweeiwwnBwwuppu abelle has been brought under ewn-;_yjg lctc control and the oaarantlnes 'wate'J^^ 11 removed there yesterday. 98:,;|SS This permits people at AnnabeSe'toome to town and tor people to nnabelle freely. Wanted?Laborers Ufa Apply American Tank andoJJgg Valve Co.. Hidkman Run. below ?; Owens Bottle Plant. Good war-^?3 es.