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. FRENCH TROOPS I
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British and French are Holdii
. -ri* ?nd Aisne Can
Thiei
I AMERICANS HELli TKEIR^
German Artillery Reported U
<J| ity South of Albert and in
a Few Priflone
PARIS. ^iay 20?The French troops .
tare alien back to the eastern out
klrta of Sotssons where the battle
continues with bjtternesa fThe
the French war office announces this
afternoon.
Franco-British troops the statement
Idds have fallen back to the heights
south and southeast of St. Thierry,
where they are holding positions be
I tween the Vesle and Aisne canal.
American troops to the west of
[ Kbntdldler. the French statement says
have replaed two German counter attack!
against the Tillage of ramp'gny
In the center, continues the war ofBce
announcement, fighting js going on
with rarylng success. On the heights
on the southern banks of the Vesle
kltrer the French troops are bravely
a s/tmtrahlv defending their posl
Hons.
^ LONDON. May J ft?The German ar
Ullery la active north of Albert and
la tba Flanders salient aaat of Robeeq
the var office announces. The enemy
tm taweated locally east of Arras
and srath of Lena.
The statement follows:
"We carried out a successful raid'
Mat night southeast of Arras and cap-'
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| BE OBSERVED HI
' MINESTOMORROW
Coal Industry Specially Excepted
Because Coal is
Needed.
Tomorrow Is not a holiday In coaltern.
Although a holiday generally
fee coal business is excepted. Fresllent
Wilson has made this plain in
Statements to eoal operators, coal
' miners and ralrlroads. J. Walter
Barnes. Federal Fuel Administrator
,* for West Virginia, excepts coaldom
from those making Decoration Dav a
holiday. The District Representatives
office et Fairmont la Informed that
the Baltimore t Ohio will place cars
tOBJOITOW as UBUai. inr miners mc
to work tomorrow htat as any other
day. The office force of the Consolidation
will work all or part or the
lay. Harry Owen, aeelatant District
Representative plans to be at that
sfflee tomorrow.
Weatherman Is Hare,
r W. J. Heatherman. chief of the West
Virginia mine department, arrived In
VRIrmont at nine o'clock last night
and will remain here several daya,
possibly longer than Thursday when
the mine examination at the Masonic
Temple will be concluded. Mr.
Heatherman assumed his present dutie*
May 1 and thfb is his first visit
to Fairmont in his official capacity, I
Thara are 118 applicant* for certifloatea
for mine foreman and Are-bosses
tour more registering late yesterday
afternoon.
There are about fortv question*
which applicants are expected to an
awer dealing with practical matters'
ta anal attain*. Twelve Question*
ware propounded reaterdey. twelve
this morning and others this afterThla
afternoon'* aaasion ta dfroted
to fire-bosses and this morning'#as
given orar to mine foreman.
The personnel of the applicants has 1
cauaed much favorable comment. '
Jaaaa L. Hsixer, chief clertt of the 1
Weet Virginia mine department say* '
It Is the cleanaat. bast appearing list '
ot candidates that has coma before <
the state board of examiners in the
three jeara that ha baa been connec- [1
ted with It. W. B. Rlggleraan. In-! 1
spector for the Paliuont district, who 11
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Iff FALLEN BACK '
IRIS Of SOISSONSA
ag the Heights Between the
al, Southeast of St.
ry.
OWN ASAINSI mm
t be Showing Greater Activ?7*1
a n/lfivc Pfiticli T aa L
which will allow cars to he loaded or
unloaded from the station directly on ti(
the care. It ex'ends probably a fourth JJ1
of the square towards Madison street
and entirely evnri the side walk on Li
one side while practically closing one
side of th? street for any use but that **
of the Traction Company. *r
Pedestrians may detour by way of re
the Presbyterian church and vehicles 0,1
may dodge past when the street is
not entirely blocked by cars and ^
drays. The station will be used while Pa
the south side bridge is in progress W1
of construction, the statyon on Pirat fa
street being rendered too ineonvenlew
tor nae. 1,4
lei
Insane Hospital "
Patients Burned h
th
(By Associated Press) *r
COLUMBIA. 8. C. May 29?Fire '?
early today destroyed a ward at the ,0
state hospital for the insane resulting
in the burning to death of at least 16 ,
patients. Eleven other patients are
miliRinv And fiv* vara hndlv hnniaH
one of whom afterwards died.
West Virginia Man 2
is Killed in Action J
M
<Br Associated Preest Ji
WA6HIN(fro?f. Hay 3* -The army,
casualty Its'* todar conta'ned 301
names divided aa follows: Killed in [ M
action, ; died of wound*. S: died of[an
accident. 1: died of disease. Mi jar
wounded severely, 7; missing in ne-i
Hon. 2. se:
Among the ktlled in action was Prl- pr
rate J. VamesklvMs, of Pittsburgh. and of
Private Jamee 0. EioHn. of Poster. W. co
ifa. John P. Gear in. of Tippicanoe
Tfy, O.. (Med of'wonnds.
ry Page of 1U W&
i lonu^i.'t?ui iinu rv
rs in a Raid.
tared prisoner* and a machine gun
A few prisoners were taken by us also
during the night west of Mervtlle ?
The hostile artillery has been active
north of Albert In the neighborhood I]
of Xvette, east of Robeeq. northwest |J
of Merville and has shown somewhat I
increased activity locally east of Ar
ras and south of I.ens.
PARIS. May ?9?General Forh now
has the situation well in hand and the
French troops are beginning to gain
nn ?h? fieman advance forced info a
contest of speed. No Important lino
of communication I* yet threatened
by the advance of the Oerman Crown
Trince.
Those on the scene declare It la not
too much to say that another 48 hour*
will aee the Orman drive definitely .
stopped. Hijrh praise la Riven the 1'
French reserves for the perfect order
in which they are coming Into the firins
line
This was the first important action
carried nut alone hv the Americans.
All sports agree that they behaved
like veterans This is pronounced the
heat augury for the early future when ! 01
American help will weigh heavily In
the balance.
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Traction Station Builds A'- '
most Half Way Across at
Jackson.
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Work of construction on the Men- tii
ongahela Valley Tractjon Company th
temporary freight stating on Jackson su
street was begun this morning and
this afternoon was considerably ad- *e
vaneed toward completion. The struc- to
ture which is laid on a foundation of to
beams, extends entirely over the side
walk out into the ?trpi>? to within four '
feet or less of the street i i track M
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IN CITY CHURCHES
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iterating Services of Appropriate
Character in
Most of Them.
large"tiMMftt arfedfk tfM'tiHi
it tomorow morning to attend the
ar prayer service which will be held
10:45 o'clock in the various city
lurches 1n observance of the precaution
issued by the president of
ie United States and the governor
the state that church people all
rer the country assemble the thireth
of May to offer tip supplication
i the Almighty for victory in the
eat war.
With a few exceptions the services
ill be held at 10:45 o'clock and the
lurches will remain open during the
it ire day that those who find it
^possible to attend church at the
ipointed hour may go at any hour
iring the day to offer prayer.
Or. J. C Broomfield wil talk fo the
>ngrega:Ion of the M P. Temple
incerning the need of prayer at this
me and prayers wil be offered by II
e pastor and congregation for the I
ccess of the war.
At the Presbyterian church the II
rci'-e will be conducted by the pasr
Dr H O Sfoeteer. and in addition
a few words by the pastor con 1
rnlnr the pnrpose of the gathering.
Walter Barnes will read the Pres j I
ent's proclamation. Albert J Kern
ill read the Governor's proclama
>n. Mayor Anthony Bowen will read
e proclamation of the "mayor of
ilrmont and Uhler Dunlap will read
ncoin * ueuysourg address.
Rev. W. J. Eddy wil conduct the'
rvice *t the First Papttet Church'
id the usual feature* such as th^1
ading? of the proclamations will be
nerved
The prayer service at th? First M
church will be conducted by the
ntor. Rev. Dr. C. E Qoodfin. who
ill briefly outline the reasons for
limp the people oir to this prayer
rvice and the most of the hour will 1
i devoted to prayer. lai
R. A. Welti will conduct the aervs
it the Southern hfethodlst Ep:spel
church In the absence from the evi
r of Rev. R. J. Yoak, the paator and S.
e usual program will be observed. g||
There will be appropriate music at .
a Central Chrfitian church and rev- m
al very interesting addresses upon
nely subjects. Dr. Mitchell the pas eoi
f, will diicttfh Abraham Lincoln's ^
isitlon on imercessorv prayer an 1 '
IT. W. D. Reed will consider the
ace of prayer in the present cri?l?
re. Anna Kuhn will make an ad-i '
eai ipon "God's Dealings With the ...
we.
A patriotic program will be observ. h
at the Lutheran church in obaerv- J?.
ce of the day in addition to a tea- j!'
n of prayer to be conducted by the ,f
ntor. Rev. H. 0. Reynolds and a '
ief sermon to be preached by him. 2*
ustc will- be farniahed under the *_T
rection of Mre. O A. Wood, chor- ?
... tni
ICr.
Special services will be observed pnl
Christ church at the usual hour 0-1
d the aervlee will be largely a pray- tra
service.
St. Peter's Catholie church will obrve
mass at ? 90 and * o'clock whoa
ayer will be offered for the sncceae
the war. Rev. Hither Eagaa will et
nduct these aenrices. tin
Unlos services will be observed at Th
coattMMd ob Fkto K1CM.) 1 tot
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nator New Also Says Wil .
son is Very Wise Pol- I
itician.
(By Associated Press)
INDIANAPOLIS, May 29.-DWtar
[ that President Wilson la the moat
lute leader the Democratic party ij
?r had United States Senate* Harry
New, of Indiana, addressin#tha In
ina Republican State conVentlen
re today as permanent chairman, aided
that he la alio the "moat un
npromlstng In hla partisanship of
y man who has occupied the White 1
use aince the days of Andrew Jack- pi
l. Senator New continued:
'President Wilson la a partisan In le
srything he does or thinks, as adroit | **
he la persistent. It la evident that 4
i slogan of his party in th# campaign *'
Fort ut la to ha "Stand by tha Preal- .
it; and the attending argument tnai "]
>ne t? a patriot and a trua American I .j
msut elect the candidate of the tb
Midetft't party for seats to Concrete I, t
order that he may have rapport in b,
it body, or that H one faUe to raprt
thoae caadtdatee he rotee to die-1
idlt the President and Ma admfnts- 4,
tlon and fires aid and 00mfort to d<
r enemy tn arras.
'Mr. Creel with his bunoh of aoclal1c.
meckreklng aleflte le eneployinc 11<
a sort of yopecanda la erery form C
his untyprted command, the fetlle- ti
s. moeiee and the chautanquaa. 01
a moalh of the tax peytnc pnMte X
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Tomorrow
In accordance with the annual |
custom there will be no Isaue o{
The Went Virginian tomorrow. Me- J
moriat day.
IEDE IS AMONG
KNEE IIUH.
"hey Were Poorly Clad and
Seemed to be Underfed.
WITH THE AMERICAN' ARMY
f FRANCE. May it?The German
riaonara taken by tha Americana laude
men from a Bavarian and a Sielan
regiment. 8ome of them are aa
>ung aa 1? or 11 and othera between
> and SO. AI! are poorly clothed and
speared to be underfed.
Tha Germane trooped out of their
lmuta when thev aaw the fntilltr
1 resistance their handi held mi
touting "KameradApparently
iey were glad to aurrender. One of
era aald he did not want to light
it had been compelled to do eo.
The garrlton a Campignr wae all
counted for. The men either surren
red or were killed. Many German
ad were atrewa over the ground.
Marriage Lloeneee?Theoe marriage
oenaea ware iaaaed today by Datum
ounty Clark FhpHpc Andrew ONw.
ft. and BraMne riemteg. N. ?*
ad. both of Catawba; Run) Kearne.
I. and Thehna Xlggtaa, M, both of
onoaggh.
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its AdwWia Col
n
TOOAV't NIW? TODAY
ITOFFE.
TO STO
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YANKEES CI
VETERANS IK
IMPORTANT
"All We Need is M
We Shall Lick Tli
Who Went
viipii nil n iki minr
IHkT lii IN UNUt
First Offensive Blow of the
Mist But Ended U
the
fBv Atftoc
WITH THE AMERICA
29?The American line now
Campigny as a result of th<
The nearest German trench
of where ti e Americans hasbeen
found have many outpr
mcius ii. \.aui|ngu^.
America's first offensiv
The French tanks apparent!
the American artillery alrea
bright s n came out and shi
dug in their new positions.
The Americans fought i
and ther_* was no hesitation
ward and shouted "Come on
Several officers describ
outstanding features in th(
morale of the men and theii
selves.
Th? Germans poured m
the Americans as they wen
was pai 1 to them as jokes w
The demeanor of the m
found similarly cheerful wl
the field Hospitals this aftei
He 89 w stretched out oi
Americans for the most pai
acted like school bovs returr
Held on to 1
eBy Assoe
WITH THE AMERICA
nv ftf tha Amaciaon
\ < onunuea on rifi vipit;
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? LOST.
Bunch of keys with M. L fltttjE
chlnuon'a name on allror te M
der will b? liberally rewertw WH
returning keys to
| Company office Fourth Floor, lH
t rob* Building.
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3ANSH1P 1
l?D ON LIKE I
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p if in
[ore Americans and
iem,' Says Officer
Through it 1
FMACHINE GUN Hit I
American Troops Befall hi
nder Bright Rays of
Sun.
iatrd Presp I
lN ARMY IN FRANCE, May
runs 150 to 200 yards east of
p successful attack yesterday, .
is several hundred yards east
e dug in. The Germans it has
>sts and machine crun emolace*
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e blow was struck in a mfat j
y did not hava |H|
idy had prepared thirwtgR9|
one on the Americans as tap*
as though they were vettraitt^
when the officers sprung;Jfcfarjj I
ing the scene agreed that the
?ir minds was the wonderful /
r absolute confidence in them4
achine gun bullets all around J
e digging in but no attentat 'M
1 ] _ J 1 1 J M kill* I fl
yif naiiueu uhck ana loruv 71
en wounded in action wad I
ten the correspondent visited*?
noon.
1 their cots a number of-these
t only slightly wounded w)m|
led from a great day of sport \
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lis Prisoners.
iat#d Pre??0
N ARMY IN FRANCE, Xlgi
soldiers who took partfC^H
e German lines west of HfaMj
ed in the repulse of thfe'ttsMi
can lines Monday,
idav's affair is said to have ?
lole in No Man's land with tfifH
prisoners. He was unable tig
ine Monday night so he ?to6$PI
attack this morning liberate^
rs.
food of Oakland, Cal, saidhij
all during today's attack. "IH
otball game," he added.
i. All we need is more Anafe*!
them." '
,| inr on a froht of oat aad a qaaftadjj!
, miles. captured tht village at flMflSpltS
I took 200 prisoner* and infltctaMJaj^H
i losses la killed tad ?ooadtd aa
enemy, ssv* Geaeral PsnMirtONH
J -a ^ taM > *
I?w vr* VIIV 1 VIIIV. 1 IVUII
successful attack against th
didier today also participat
man raid against the Ameri
Ona participant in Mor
been found today in a shell 1
wounds i Germans as his f
get back to the American 1:
guard over them until the
him and secured the prisone
Lieutenant Irving W. V
did not see one American 1
was more exciting than a f(
have got the Hun on the rur
cans an J then we shall lick
'By AaaocUted Pr???>
LONDON. May J9?German troop
who counter mucked laat nish
acaintt the Americana who capture*
Cunplgn*. weat of Montdidier wen
repulsed with heuvv loeeea .repprti
Renter* ooneepondent at Britiel
army headquarter* in France today.
WITH THE AMERICAN' ARMY !>
FRANCE, May M?The American
penetrated the German position to i
depth o nearly a mile, their erttNen
completely ^mothered the Germane
The roar o the American aupe couP
be heard ofr many mQee Is the rear
Several Area are burning behind th<
German llaae.
Twelve French tank* eupported thi
Am eel tea infantry.
Attack on Gantigny
Tuesday Morning
WAIiiDfaTOH, May tt ?Americai
troope In Pteardy attached thie mom
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