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Daily Average H aQ
M?y 1918. . JyJ '
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System of Reporting !
Went Int? Effect
Pennsylvania People Buy
Operation on Coon
Run. |
There are >26 coal cars, si coke
can and 126 necx. cars in the Fairmoot
district today. It is a (air sup'
ply bat ot enough to keep all the
Inee working. The car supply
Wednesday was 616 coal, SO coke and .
192 necx. 1
Today there is about an SS per cent,
car supply at the mines on tA M<> j
nongihela railroad but up to the mid >
die of the afternoon no cars were In:
eight for tomorrow. The trouble is;
doe to the failure of the connections
i-? ?... A# Ufa ik. I
w IIMH w?w vais. VI 1BIO mo pnuv<r
clpel offender In that respect has
been thme P. A L. E. The eicuse of 3
this road U that all the cars are In the n
that sad fnll of coal. a
Office Staff Increases. o
A. B. Weston is one of the recent r
additions to the District Represuntatire's
office at Fairmont. Miss Ther- c
eaa Rogers is also an addition to the '
staff having charge of the newly in- n
stalled telephone exchange.
Railroad Chiefs Mere.
W 8. 8. Marcum, director of the
Allegheny division of railroads, A. W. s
Thompson, regional director of the
altinore and Ohio, and. J. M. Scott. J
general superintendent of the B. and
O, have been making an inspection of s
the Baltimore and Ohio ar.d the t'oal | r
uad Coke and came to Fairmont
Wedneadey night where they met J V
M. Bchoontnaker, president of the
Pittsburgh end Lake Erie, and G. B. (
Obes, general superintendent of the n
Monongahela. The party left on a special
at eight o'clock this morning on.
the Monongahela railroad. . |
Clarkeburp Notea.
A. line wntte aiscusseo pnase 01 i
the labor question at last week's meeting
of the Clarksburg Coal club whlcb
baa been emphasised by developments
since that time not only In coal clrcjw
tat In other |h>es of Industrial
activity. Mr. White referred to "registration
dodgers" whose method ot
evading military service Is to move }
from one state to another, working in
mines, and avoiding registration by1
frequent changes of names. 8ince Mr
White's talk there has been develop
taenia which indicate that such a
course will be almost impossible un
der regulations now being considered j
Messrs. Owen, Cook. Baker and1
Thomas, eoal men from Johnetown.! r
\ Pa, are hi Clarksburg and were enter- jA
tain Ad at dinner at the Waldo last I c
night by Uncle Dan Howard, who also {1
had as bis guest D. R. Lawson, Dla- r
tflet Representative of the Fuel Ad-'
ministration. who i? located at Fair-. ?
?OBt 0
Coal Notes. i n
The Vesture Coal company, which (
will have its principal office at Worth ,,
lagton and its works in Upshur coun-, ;>
ty, has been incorporated by A. J Mc t tl
Daniel, Oscar Cochran. Henry King, i
Charles R. Atha and J. D. Victor, of
Worth ntgon I
A fatality reported to the work ' I
mee's compensation commission at I
Charleston this week was: "Fay D.
CUtton .employed by the Consolidate
Coal company, at Idamay, Marion
eauty: fatally injured when caught
between a moving ear and the rib of
(Continue] on page four )
Machine Operators
46c PER HOUR 1!
Owens Bottle Machine Co. ."
? - * *" * ai
L jgWented at Once '
SWtated boy ??ed 16 to II years i
Mr (htBpioc clerk. Position open "
Mr to mm men who wishes
r Fainaont Printing l?
| k Publishing Co. '1
Otntr Quite? tod A4uu Sit. ^
> Z2\D*or?_
? "
A:i oifl-al A"'.c,lca:i pi olograph
ore ihe American and TV nch officer
iys hive all been at the tror.t ever s
mr ptatc smi ir !
JUL 0IH1L sliHii II'. i
Poday's Announcement
Names Seventeen Men
Killed in Action.
iHv Associated Pre.. >
ray casualty list today contained 7 .
amea divided as follows: Killed In
rtlon, 17; died of wound?. 9; died
f aeroplane accident. I; died of dl
ase, 7; died of aci.?>nt ?v otW
auaes. 1; wounded severely. 3.'.
rounded dtgree undetermined, 4.
Hosing In art! on. 1.
The list Included:
Died of wounds?Private Dale Hay
cott, Rinard Mills, O.
Died of aeroplane acident?Lieut,
oe 0. Trees, Pittsburgh, Pa.
wounaeti severely?rrivaN's j,awon
E. Howar, FraekvtUe. Pa ; Wares
P- Mummer:. Penbrook. Pa.. mi.,
nillara B Williams, 8hrc?:bury, w.
'* I
Prisoners, prevliu- f>portcrl miss-1 :
ij?Private Lewis It. Lenhart, Sum- t
lerfleld. Pa. <
1E1AHS ? All
Vere Not at Home During
Raid Near Chateau
a aiavt a j
iBv A'sooiatrd r>rp |
)N THE MA?NK. J;;- 20.?The.
mcrican troop? in tbij . etior attack 1
the German line n irthwcst o?
bateau Thierry during the nigiit and
tade as advance of (ivc-cights of a;
tile, driving the Germans ba-k Iron:
small packet cn the northern side
f Bclleau wood.
The Americans occupied the Gcrlan
positions without resistance from
te enemy, the Gcr.-i having wi hrawn
when the ahort preliminary I
ombardmem indicated that an Infat,
ry attack won id foilc.w. I
m SKI1E9 '
OFF SMB! 0900;.
(By Associated Press? I
AN ATLANTIC PORT. June 20 -An ?'
merlran steamer arrivina hero today h
om a Central American port reported '
tat at 4 p. m. yesterday afternoon j r
SO tc 200 miles south of Sandy Hook !1
lie sighted a submarine and was pur- '
jed by the U-boat.
This is the first report of the appear I *
nee of a German raider so far north ''
Ip'ce ships were sunk by submarine 1
itack'of the Jersey coast latter part 11
r Map
" i r
'ones Again Enters 1
His $7000 Bail Bond
. .
Jones, charted .wMfc having!
jtjSc'd.a B. and O.tar and
X r.K
un of ir.Odh'pipitffg His .ar.Hon of *ti
kv Ssppanr ' oJftton.HA> .nhhfof aK 'il
)( Wc
r Weill
v, w* frj
a . t . \ ' '";
i made whrn n iquad of Ammican m:i
* to be dccoratrd for valiant services
ince the first detachment were sent to
,'jcol Teachers Working
on Great Brc c!e
of Cards.
ipinui M
Barns Sends Letters To All
The Workers Regard
ing Keports.
C-reat interest *3 being stimulated in
ke rural aocttOM In the wtf Utfliyi
tr.mp eampyirn. which I' now on.
School teachers of Fairmont and
ttl'ors pre hard at work mailing out
0.090 cards i > pe ipio of the c.ty and
ounty urjing them to attend the
ne tlr.g of lite local war savings soty
in the'r partialis community on ,
Vnr Savings Day?Friday. June 25. |
Among the school t'achers v ho are
loaittinn their serv. I ; at the ho.idtuarters
are: MUs Jennie Sniilt,
.1130 Blaniih Henry. Miss Erma Henry,
'diss Naomi St night. Miss Edith
ilaw, Mist Iva Hit head. Eunice Byer,
.e'tid Mann. Eveivn Prick".t El'./.ajeth
Uwnie. It. S. Bcckncr, Mrs. It.
1. Beckner.
Success is a'tending the reries of
meetings, which are being heid in the '
ourty. Two hundred people attend-1
! the mooting at Ever'on last even |
ig when addresses were made by
' \ Lloyd Sainn'e s.mI Harry E
sir. The meotiug was tu. anted
ar by V". J .Moore, the capt.i u of
hat plac*. At' T. Collins was e.eclcd
i-.oiui.-ii nr.li ,i..:ry coiin.r serreiury
if the war ..avingo society, which
Fcstu- tumor! out strong at the
netting last ntht and 22 were pre?snL
Attorne Trevey Nutter was the
-peukcr. The meeting was arranged
ly J. K. Parrish, the captain. The
inging was led by Kathryn Troxell
ind Kdlth Hunrakw. I!. IX Martin,
ire chairman tor Lincoln district, preidetl
over the meeting. Ths quota
or the community has been . iivci.
t war ssvin- tamp r was
(C'ontiued on page four)
State Food Boss
Will Come to City
Stale Kood Administrator Karl W.j
)gleby, of Wli. riing. will be in thi3
ity Monday evening of next week to
ddress a meeting at The Fairmont in
he interest of the food conservation
ampatgn In this state. The meeting 1
las teen arranged especially for the :
lotel. restaurant and boarding house j
icopl* of the city. livery p /son run-1
ilnc such an establishment should atend.
All persons who have one or more
oarders are included as boarding
ouse proprietors and should attend
he meeting on Monday evening. Simlar
meetings in the interest of the
onaervation campaign are being aranged
in other counties over the state.
?o Treason flha.rfrps
- r>v"-'
Against Sein Finn,,
<Ry Associated Prew'
LONDON. June JO ?Edward Shorpp.
bief aecretnay for Ireland, sta'cd in \
tse; House of Commons today that'
here wan sufficient evidence against ' <
be Setn Fetnners recently arretted to
Mliii' their prosecution for treason (
ait it ^a not destrabte or neces- j i
mrpe inathtw it. * 11
Itg Interested in Frei
Virginia's Best fiewsjxiger
* r?
wa^4 ^Hak^E
V ? - * vt - *
\ > * ' JrE? 3r n| Trfj
* '>'* jP?teiuKi.i&i
? ? , **? ?*? :Wlf|NP(
' _^y" v
?**<..v'*- ' ' "..:
rinis the men who stopped the Gern
performed during the great German
Men Want Eight Hour Day
And Pay Equal to Navy
Be A.'soclated Pressi
BI'FFALO. S. V., June 20?A strike
j' the main plant of the Curtis* aeroplane
and motor corporation was in
agurated at ten o'clock today. Two
hundred men, arcordin gto union lead
rrs, luid down their tools. Machinists
at other plants will be called out at
noon it was announced.
James E. Keppcrley, general manager.
met a committee of the men this
morning The strike was railed as the
result of a meeting of 800 machinists
an J tool makers of the plant which
I! tad ton last night until early today
when it was voted to walk out un'ess
granted the demand Which Includes
an eight hour day and wage
scale equal to that paid In nary yards
for similar work.
They also demand the reinstatement
of men alleged to have been dlstharg
d iMt month when federal intervention
temporarily averted a crisis In the
difficulty between employes and the
m si 11
Western Union Agents Arrested
for Violating the
Postal Laws.
fBv Assorlated Pre:.')
WASHINGTON, J"n 20?Postal inspectors
today arrested a number of
travelling agents of the Western Inion
Telegraph company on train- between
Afton. New . Philadvs ?
Baltimore and Washington and sel-.eJ
suit cases they were carrying tilled
with nics.>..f.cs filed for transmission
by telegraph.
The faft discovered will ho precnted
to grand Juries, and officials of the
telegraph company trill be sunirr.ou-a
to explain the practice. The penalty
lfor violation of the postal law it a
fine of not more than $300 or six
months impri onir>ent.
This practice which is raid to have
been in operation bv the telegraph
company for .>ome t.uie it considered
.1 violation of postal laws forbidding
. ens not tonne, ti I with the post- !
-ctvlce from conducting a traffic in
communication over regular post
Postal authorities for several weeks
have been investigating reports thai
i he telegraph company waa sending
night letters and other mesages by
truln rather than by wire and delivering
them the following day with all
murks of telegraphic transmission.
This practice was reported to have
extended to even some day messages
Intended tor immediate transmission.
Several Divorces
Have Been Granted
In circuit court Judge Havmond recently
disposed of a number of chancery
These divorces hare been granted:
Absolute?Jessie Moore from Theolore
Moore; Jessie Alvar from flrank
Alvar; bed and board?Mary Gombar
ilella from Harry Gombardella.
In the cause of The Second National
Bank, of Morgantown. rs. George C.
Sturglss et al. the bill of complaint
of the plaintiff's r.-as filed as the joi
irate answer of the Klkin? Coal and
L'oke Company- The Joint and separate
demurrers of the defendant were
:kles' Adventure on
nan* at the Msrne?were called be
offensive. These "flrat to fight"
Committees For the New
Year Announced at Today's
At the tablet, during the weekly
lunch at The Fairmont today mem
hers of the Rotary club discussed the
possibility of having a municipal market
in Fairmont and after the lunch
Harry J Hartley, H. J. Ross and OtU
G. Wilson discussed systematic thrift
in a most interesting manner,
j Chaf.es W. Evans, secretary of the
' Chamber of Commerce, Trevey Nut|
ter, secretary of the Merchants' as!
social ion, and Mel Jacobs, who went
I Into the club as an associate to his;
I father. J. M. Jacobs, were introduced'
' as new members, and after a little
talk by President H. S. I.ively, la
which he explained the purposes and
the possibilities of Rotary they wer?
g yen the hud of fclcwship.
i It was decided, upon the suggestion
' of R. T. Cunningham, to hold next
j week's meeting in the evening at the
: Country club and Mr. Cunningham
, .was put in cnarge or me arrange ,
ments for the meeting, which in all |
, probability will include a baseball >
ramn between two clubs chosen from i
the membership.
The following committees were an
nounced by President Lively:
Finance? M. A. Fletcher, Wujfh F.;
SmitOh. C. G. Hood.
Publicity and Extension?W. J.
Wicgel. C. E Smith, C. W. Evan*.
Fellowship?Paul I.ange. S. F
Brady, A. (J. Martin, A. B. Scott, K.
X. Sharpceck.
Entertainment?R T. Cunningham,
H. i . ictterDsM, Murray Dickersor.,
Fred Hclraick. J. H. Kownd.
Ways and Mean -J M. Jacobs, Jo
eph Rosi:|\ O. 6. -*ison, H. C.
Sioctzer. T. I. Brett.
Civic?Clar:nce D. Robinson. S. B :
Miller. Howard J. itosp, J. M. Hartley,
I Dr. E. W. Howard.
nsmn GrnnnTrn i
iiiiufi) Hruici.
In Austria They Want Bread
And In Prussian
illy Associated Pir:M
LONDON, June ib.?Heavily censored
private messages received in
Stockholm Indicate that peace demonstrations
were held recently in Berlin.
Hamburg and Cologne, and that sevjeral
workmen were killed ami n any
perrons arrested, says a dispatch to
the Morning post from Stockholm. The
pollca end military dispersed crowds
of demonstrators.
LONDON. June 20.?Serious rioting
broke out In Vienna yesterday, says'
an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from I
Amsterdam. The mob broke into a!
number of bakeries, atoned the resi-1
I Umre ?f th< Premier and also one of;
] the wings of ibe palace, the message
i adds.
I Caralry Is being rushed to the capii
fal to restore order. It is probable, it
, is stated, that mcrtial law will be proclaimed
.The rioting was in protest
| against the reduction of the bread ra|
The Farm?Run a I
tt u
hi mi
Italian Army Mucl
Situation is Maki
tance Alo
I'mnornr riiarlo* I? Wi""
a4iai|?va v* v w
Army Urging It To Rc
Much Need
(By Atsoci
LONDON, June 20.?New
noon that the Italians had i
m the lagoon to the west
mouth, which was captured
It is also reported that the I
territory between Benson ai
Austro-Hungraians, it is de<
the ground between'the Sos<
on the west bank of the Piavi
Realization that the Austria
ring the Italian troops to a d
Heavy fighting continue
p'ateau on the north and nea
The spirit o fthe Italian 1
wounds, loss of sleep and coi
essary by the conditions of 1
The Italians have won comp
the Piave line where the mo
present A ustrian offensive is
not a single Austrian machir
lues i rum
Local Raids Onlv Thine Pa
ported From West Front
TARIS. June 20 ? French troop* entered
the German lines between Mentdidier
and the Oise river last night
and raptured 20 prisoners, aaya the
official statement issued today. There
was nothing of importance on the rest
of the front.
LONPOX. June 20.?British raiding
parties wero active in several sectors
along tSs frigit last night taking prisoners
and Inflicting lot ea on the Germans
in numerous clwsea the War
office announced today.
Drug Fiend Breaks
Into Doctor's Office
By breaking down a transoms in
the office of Dr. John M. Trach in the
Professional building some time last
night, a dope fiend succeeded in get
ting a supply of morphine and cocaine.
As jrot the thief has not been located.
Only a small supply of cocaine and
morphine was on hand, making the
robbery almost fruitless. A small
quantity of laudanum, tincture of
opium, ras also taken.
t s
American Aviators
Bomb Railroad Yard
(By Associated Press*
WASHINGTON, June 20?Successful
bombing of German railroad yards
at Ponrans was reported today in General
Pershing's report for yesterday.
Artillery activity at various points
the repulse of an enemy raid In the
Woevre and the capture of more prisoners
by an American patrol crossing
the Marne also was announced
>aperFor Them Regi
i i' ii'iiiil
lip and wanMP tonight; FftPRICETHREE
i Heartened by the J
ng Strong Resis?
ng Piave
mi is in
<1 to Be With the Awtrtal
doubled Efforts to Win
ed Victory.
Rted PreM)
s reached London this after*
egained Capo Sile, the town
of the Piave river near ill
by the Austro-Hungariaaa.
talians have regained all the
?j il. c_ i it. .n
iiu uie oun*iui canm. x ne ;
blared, have been confined to
ette canal and the File canal
s nver. 4 -i^T jnj
n offensive has failed is stir*
lesperate resistance along the
d today around the Monffello
r Sandona Piave on the south 1
troops is at high pitch despite
nstant movements mack necthe
terrain at several points.
ADQUARTERS, June 20.ilete
control of the air along
st determined fighting of the
in progress. This afternoon
le was left on this front
pressure on the (Mat from
Lake Garda to the Adriatic to growing
weaker, although the fighting to nttil
strenuous along the Piave front (rem 1
Montello to the sea.
Since Sunday the enemy has been
held almost completely in check Ml the }
Piave line end bee made no (ntoo on
the mountain front, while hto loss to jj
I prisoners alone has risen to I,MS. Be- ;
peated efforts to debouch front the
west bank of the river between Montello
end San Dona D! Piava have koto A
repulsed sanguinarily by the ttaMMM i
and only around Capo File have the J!
Austrisns made any progress. -J
Heavy flshtlng continues around
the Montello plateau. The Amtrtaas
V.J ..t .... oAnlrnl ftf fhla dlMS.
liou uut j vi ftauicu tvtntui wi ?r-s
inating heights nor haT? they apparently
hud any success in attempting to
debouch on to the lower grout at gorilla.
south of Nerveoa.
The waters of the Flare bare come
to the aid of the strongly resisting
Italians and the British oftictol state- *?9
mont on the fighting says that the river
has risen suddenly. The rise has
been sufficient to carry away many
bridges the Austrian! had thrown :j
; across the stream.
Fmpcror Charles fearful that tha
I Austrian! bv themselrea will net ha 3
! ub'.e to emulate the AuitroOeiana >
1 success of last fall on th Isonao line
personally is urging his troop* forward.
The Fmperor Is r.aid to dealN t
still greater effrts before calling on 1
Germany for help.
Meanwhile internal conditions in ?
Austria as regards food are ranalng ^
| trouble. The city council or VMUl g
| ha* protested against reduction at thn ,
bread ration* and tba labor Mmbb *
tlons in the Austrian capital nB Car t
I the "speediest general peace." Tfca jj
| food r.upply in Austria Is rapart^^^f
tba lowest ebb since 1114.
PARIS. June *0-The planltd It- \
. (stance of the Italian and the France r
I British allies leads the ftmh prase.J
to conclude tb.Lt the Anstriana ana not J
arold de'ent. especially as well dlindtflrj
rd counter attacks bare rsnltll
thn capture of thousands of fflaanM3|
and mus war material.
A Il.-ras dispatch from Rohm Bags j
that Italy has achlcTed a groat danWaJ|
I victory, referring to the recant uvatlB
exploits in the Adriatic aid the praa-S
' cnt rhri kine of the Anatrtaa .,1

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