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BOTH PUMPS WERE 0NI111 ! SAIURDAl HtGHI Then Boiler Trouble Made it Necessary to Stop One. ; FRESUHE HMD 60 Today it Got as Low as 30, But Will Go Up Tonight. I ( Instead of the reservoir bring filled K with a pre.-sure sufficient to supply Hj everyone in Hi" city with water a was expected tor Monday morning. K the water pressure today is no bet Hj ter than that of Saturday. Hi Saturday evening both of the puiups H at tho pump station were in operation HI and with both pumping well, it looked as if tbe water famine which has liar assed Fairmont and vicinity for the pa sttwo weeks, hud ended. It wu not until early Sunday morning that more of the wornout tubes in one <> the boilers gate way and it was nec? nary to shut down one of the boilei and consequently one of the pumps * The other boiler and the othei pump worked all day yesterday .rid today, while workmen were busy g< ting the other boiler bark in op .ui Ing condition. There is a possibility that the boiler will h- ready within a few hours and that by toa.ght both pumps will he in operation again Both pumps will he operated then un til a food w. ter supply Is stored in the reservoir to permit the retiibing of one of the boiler The maximum pressure last night was sixty pound which is sufficient to supply all in the city with water. This pressure was secured In the middle of the night and It Is doubtful whether the residents of the higher points profited by the r od pressure. This morning the pressue decreased to thirty pounds, and although one pump was going good all morning there was no Increase In the pressure. Most of the people In the city who have watc I tonay are aowg nieir wasning wnicn Is largely responsible for the decrease In the pressure. Dangerous Springs. The following tests of water from In eal springs ami wells have been made hy Walter P. Harrington. assistant or gineer of te?ts for the Consolidation Coal eompany: Meredith spring, just hevond Barn" town, enough eontnmlnation to Justify further examination. Sprlr.tr behind American Valve and | Tank rnmpar.y' plan' unsafe Sprint in Speedway, bark of Wil letta company's plant, unsafe. Well In Layman's yard near Reeves street and Vorgantown avenue, safe Pump In J A Swiger's yard. Maple avenue, unsafe Pump in Field street. Eighth ward, hy HaughtV residence, safe Well at 71* Maple avenue, unsafe. Spring at "1? Boydston street, unsafe. Well at 704 I.ocurtavenue, unsafe. ' Well at 50.7 Lorusf avenue, unsafe. Spring at 109 Itieh r-treet. unsafe i His Thigh Broken | When Auto Upset As the result of an automobile accident C. K. Males Is a patient at Fairmont hospital suffering from a brok i en fhlgit. Mr. Males with two other men was driving a ear from Owings Mines to Shinnston. when about a mile I out f-f Shinnston while turning a sharp curve the ear overturned pinning Mr. I Males beneath it. The other men were not hurt to any extent. Mr. Males was brought to the hospital on the eiirht o'clock Interurhan ear where he Is doing nicely today. IN CLARKSBURG. I Hatel lUmenbertr. daughter of Mr I end Mrs. H. T Ranienbcrg. of Floral avenue Is sp< ndlne the week with } friends in Clarksburg. _ ?^ ? : I Transfer and hauling done promptly and rarefullv. Call phone M8J. Thomas Caruso 221 Meredith Street I (Reur of Court House) Consult the Union Dentists i for eipert dental services. Our prices are reasonable. Offices ov I cr McCrory 5 and 10c s'->re All . work guaranteed. ... .. f Papers in the I - HAVE TJ His Fooling Lead To Death of Swimmer iSpecial to The Wmt Virginian i MORGANTOWN, W. Va , Aur II ?Paul Beaters. of Kmgwood, wa: drowned while In swimming with a party of friends in Cheat river Sunday afternoon. Young Bearer; who wan a splendid swimmer had been fooling his companions by pretending he was drowning anJ when he finally was in trouble, p-> umably from cramps, his cries for help were net heeded Tin a < . dent occurred at Brown'a tamp Pin CARS ON 0.10. BUT NONE ONMONONGH Shipments East For Twc l)a}*-at Least Will Be Limited. The car supply for the mini s aloni lie Monongah division 01 the iialti uore and Ohio lived up to the ailvann otires this morniiiK ami all the minei ire working full tiit. Iiut the minei hat il> pend upon the Mononguhcli railroad are down, for they have ni cars at all. t'laudhursts at Millbop and a' Masontown in Pennsylvanit washed nut sections of the track o that road and it was impossible to ge empties through. There are 1,931 cars on the Monon gait division and as this is wore thai I can be loaded today Tuesday is cer ! tain to be a good day too. The ruai , has cleared up the congestion in thi east aud it is evident that a system atic effort will be made to prevent i recurrence has been undertaken to shopmcnt east today are restricted ti puo cars aud tomorrow there will in a limit of SOU cars. This, of course, means that somi will be moved to the lakes and it ii the impression here that, as long a: this arrangement is permitted to con tinue there will not be any troubli with the transportation end. Coal Notes. I Tomorrow the directors of thi Northern West Virginia Coal Opera I tors' association will hold a nteetlni at the Waldo at Clarksburg beginuini at 2 o'clock. The meeting will be o cotislderablbe importance because sev era! districts which have not an noitnced in their representatives 01 the board are expected to name theii men and A. ilrooks Fleming, Jr., tin recently appointed production chiel may take the operators present, re ; guiding the progress he has made will > Ids plans. Mr Fleming has been hart . at work since he accepted his new pos I and will soon have his operations it i full swing. ( The drive (or coal to bo to Curtii hay is still on and 1) K I.awson, tin I district representative of the Fuel ad I ministration will do the best he car I to send coal to that point while th? east bound shipments are restricted. A. Brooks Fleming. Jr.. announced this morning that his headquarters a> production manager (or the Fairmont district would be in the 1'rofessiona building Booms 507 and 508 hav? been leased and are now being fitter ; up Mr. Fleming expects to be abb to have the office there in full opera tion h jrthe first of next week. Fairmont No Longer Has a Housekeeper The position at the city hall knowr as "municipal hourekeepor" was di< continued on July 1. It it the belie of the city authorities that the worl of a municipal housekeeper will b< properly taken care of hv the sanitar) ; department. While Miss Bock is not now on th1 pay roll, she will be called upon fron tinin tn tini#- tn assist in thn annltin department. She was appointed to th< office of assistant sanitary oflced fol lowing a request made by a rommlttei from the Woman's Club last year. Notice Waneta Council No 6, Decree of Pocahontas. All members are requested to meel at Ited Men's llall Tuesday afternoon August 13 at I o'clock, to attend th? funeral of our deceased t-'iter. Mrs ' Cora Ratter MRS. OLIVE E H\liHE.V, Keener of RecorJs. WANTED Good Firemen and Laborers. Steady Work. Marion Ice Company 5th Street. Virginia Avenue. I mm u t - -- -- -- -- - - >.? w Hands of Newsboy* MEN 40, i I Roye and Peronne line: d\ DRP PJ?mrr Line JULY M|!?? 0 I t 3 * S ' V" Bjhtncouf* V /Woftvine-sSfi^o" xoytiitt / \ \ 6onn> S^IIENS^I rg/f^tvC C,c% i 0ove$u>^it&ttitoA I' 'Oomar^^ Cotttnehyf'-n^^mfic? I ' '**' //,.' * lliniv!IL''i'm I Mervilltm . U / 0 frjCMiy fj ^ '"?2?; / mn?i? / c MalpTrto l I fjC/?isWncrj Cr/*i|nR? j [ #Qiilry'iJ? W V CtuVtSttt \ /fcfvf'C O^rt * 0 > ^ vJ4etflit '<*< V Itoyftucout V ftrrikrtiA 'ir ^ ; | ^^ j^Just The (all of llapaumc, F'eruune, al nent as the Hermans continue their the Somme which started July 1, 191 , ap and in furious fighting which con ;! and advanced beyond them. Last Mai J | line shown at the extreme left. In th the line from which they started In th thrown Into the battle Saturday, ha TWO STORMS HIT : MounuPinri inn : inununuHncLH n. n. i Track Was Washed Away, But Trains Are Running Today. i v A < loudburst at Millsboro, Pa.. 1 nine mile* thi> side of Brownsville. 1 Pa, was responsible for delays on ' the Monongahela railroad yesterday. I Several miles of traek were washed away, delaying the train which was due here at 9:30 P M. Saturday unj til about 5 o'clock Sunday morning. At Masontnwn. Pa., 45 miles from here, there was another big storm last night, causing a number of. Isliles. Oue slide was cleared away1 last night and another this morning.; the slide this morning delaying the noon train about 40 minutes. . ? t ; Several Changes is : B, and 0. Schedule The changes in the Baltimore and , Ohio railroad schedule effective at ,< midnight last night are as follows: f-"i- V/* At ta WhoAlinv 1ft* A? ft . m.. former time 10:10. > Train No 51, to Wheeling. 8:17 p. t m . former time 6:02. Train No. (5, from Clarksburg to I Pittsburgh, arrive* 11:01, leaves 12:10, ' former time 11:40. arrives, left 11:50 Train No 56, to Grafton, 12:06, for[ mer time. 12:14. Train No. 06. from Pittsburgh, 1:20, former time 1:15. Train No. 44. to Grafton. 9:44, arrives 9:49, leaves former time, arrived | 7-24, left 7:29 ? MORE PAY FOR TELEGRAPHERS. NEW YORK, Aug. 12?Announcement of a general increase of ten per rent, in wages to all employes of the Western Union Telegraph company belonging to the association recently organiied by the company, was made here today. The Increase Is retro| active from July 1 and applies to about J- 45,000 workers. > and Agents are Lim * ,000 PRI Now Menaced; Drive S s Somme. fP^ r L1NL L?cuJwC0 1 1Q1G ml Jt * ??r? ' ' \3aj/</)ceu''J! > *e/j?/' 1V\ ' fO wa\ C*?ulf"?'?< ?j ? ?if;.'. J fm Mnulte. 7 < ^c'/weo^Jj i v t \',Zur,uSt ; ?2&w |OTw\ L??? >& / Vj ji ,'? J?cl\ f"/V* ^vw'V/' 3"*) M-^LsssSfee".*- ?W f?n<'.'''ili Ctnsj yVi'KO*^*=rcJflX*S~* ro*iU |r yi>)i,-it -t j^^Vovartd jatrtiwutiit vf'tm ? i Ibtrcou"o CwlliUC0Hft>^Y r M R0$ie^>i^vl. ? c,j,u 1 c*.?^ ? ""^^Bciucourt V,*,r,cn|<fyr7r J/Jrchp Meiitres XJeQuesnel <jl fff I ?fl. *wC )'"//f:..S li^ArviSjK# r~?S*\ ^^frnto're y^jp" jT ^ I ?4= Fiquitrti Harquwilltn |M dfontjersin " Y~/S" " ^ 1 Neaie -i.i'i itoye to the auvauCinK H tncI retreat The areat allied drive is similar r.. In that battle the British advanced fi Untied two months captured Peronne, F ch the uraat German offensive drove th' lelr reeent offensive. as the map shows, th le flrat Battle of the Somme. The star re captured Marlancourt. THREE STEAMERS L SUNK BY U BOAT Undersea* Boat Becoming F Bolder Off the Massachusetts Coast. tCr A*ao<dated Press) WASHINGTON. Auk 12.-Dt8true 0f Ion"of the steamer Pennystone and sti 'he Swedish steamer Sydland by a on CIi rrar.n submarine of New Knaland i wi caaat was reported today the Navy tel department. | The Penny-stone was sent down yes I st terday afcout one hundred miles east ?-< of Nantucket adn the Sydland on Au 1 fo xust 8, aoutheasl of Nantucket. No news of the fate of the crew . ?was Klevn In the department dispatch Later tne :\avy department wax a<: , j, vised that the American steamer Her l.a man Winter was destroyed by a sub w< marine yesterday morning in the same | m general location | tai co BOSTON'. Auk. 12?Fifteen eur- ui vivors of the twedish steamer Syd ar land arrived here today and reported that their Tesrcl had bern sunk by a Geramn submarine Saturday. Fifteen of the crew were picked up by an- Ju other ship. se r-i nanttckett. Mass., Auk 12? ho Sinking o ft he British steamer I'enls- fri tone by a German submarine off Uor- wt gas bank was reported here today. he The Penistone, a vessel of about d,000 tons gross, apparently was sunk h; by the same l'-boat that destroyed >c nine flsblnK schooners Saturday. v< de In OTT MUKOER CASE. in Arrangements were made today for ct Justice Conaway to hear t'urtia Ott,! John md Mary Ott in the Earl Kurbee murder caae on Friday morning. Clark if hfld a? the principal while the othern are charged with being ac- tli i-omvplices. Attorney L. C. Musgrave I' repreaenta the Ottr Major M M b; Neely will not be connected with the | 1 case. | ' di ited. Give Them a R< i rti*-M * ?? ----- - SONERS limilar to Battle oi ^^^Bapaumcf liW \ *Klltr$ y tit* \ \ ?*? m yCdmtieJj tOntnc*jp O I / VVMlurapH * mc*3ini ) * .?. Bouctiavc^r?3 / (uw., ; ^ ?tj j&T ptROW L ? ?tato?t w \\ Lu*ir*n oyecoutt 'A/^ fcS1. Christ SV - j/. f. X-rft *Cha<Un?v6 ^ "I \ /) ^\sDrtiinCOuH ft ilrortcouri Os. /^ \ ^ ] Neslc^ jj;: ^ ?. -s# l R?iS tV urt^\?Mirjny | ^ / M /?- *-Ay? . frcsnikPtt^J^^Sk , ti and Llritish armies is now ii.iuii In many respect* to the liattle oi rom the dotted line shown on the lapuume and the intervening town? p British from these cities to the p British havp rparhed and pained shows where American troops HENCE SOWERS AGAIN WOUNDE ormer Shaft Mine Bo Had Just Got Out of Hospital. Lawrence Bowers, of this city, n< Owen H. IV Towers, of 52 Facto reet. has hern wounded for the rp id time since he has been fljrhtii th the f S. Marines in France. T1 Icgram tell.us of his second injum is received by his father last nine ating that tne seriousness of h mnds ts undetenni'.ed. It read i Hows: Washington. S:45 p m. H P Bowers. Fairmont, \V. Va. Regret to inform you that rahl.-gr.t um abroad Inlorms that Priva iwrence Bowers, Marine corps, w aunded in action, degree undeic ined, July 18. No further partlc rs available. Official cablcgra nnot be sect asking about his cc tion. but you will be notified shou ly detailr b9 leceivcd. GKORGE BARNETT, Major General, CotnmandaiiL Bowers was wounded in action i ne 6. his injuries being reported rlons. Aftei teinaining in the he tal several days he was able to wri >me. When his parents last hea >m htm in a letter dater June 28 I is still in a hospital, but stated th i would be out In two weeks. He Is twenty-six years of ajte ui is been in the Marines for thr ars. going tc France with one of li >ry first contingents following tl duration of war. He Is well knov and about Fairmot. Before enll, g be was employed In the shaft mil 1 the Consolidation Coal Company. ? ? IN PITTSBURGH. Mr. and Mrs. James R. l.ipinskl U lis morning to spend a few days ittaburgli They were accompant y Mr. and Mrs. Wm. L. Gooding. A. J. Tchlnskl is spending a f ays in Pittsburgh. egular Otdet it Y t a i AND 7( llfllfK he lira KBil In Spite of Determ tance French Tro( To Make Furl In That MANY TOWNS FAIL II French Are Making Determi of Heights on the ? Kattle (By Assoc! PARIS, Aug. 12?Near guns have heen taken by the t reliable information here PARIS, Aug. 12?Extn ing encountered from the Chaulnes-Roye-Noyon. The reinforcements while the A1 ther advance. * T *. w (By Assooaited Press) LONDON. A?s. 12.?The French are continuing their advance between the Avie and the Oise according to new* received in London today and have captured the towns of L'Echelle, threo miles directly west of Uoye. LONDON, Aug. 12?French troops have advanced nearer to the Important point of Itoye from the southwest by the capture of the villages of Ar! mancourt and Tilloloy, according (o oflicial statement from Field Marshal llaig today. I South of the Sonini" British troons have raptured 200 prisoners. British positions east of Mericourt, south 01 ' the river have been linked with the B.itish lines east of Ktinehetn north I | of the river. . i The British positions south of I Lihnns were attacked last evening hy ? ithe Germans. The attack was repulsed. The line on this front now runs from I L'Echelle St Aurin, south through i Armancourt and Tilioloy three miles southwest of Hove and continues on in D southeasterly direction through Gury, 11 miles southeast of Montdidier. It then curves more to the east and passes througn the Montijny quarry to i the hill north of Antoval, just northwest of Rihecourt on the Oise. y The British have captured western edge of the town of Bray on the Sommi the advices state. Apparently the attack on the south era part 01 the front was being con tinued by the French this morning. m Main interest centers in the sector ry around the Lassigny mont massif. It c is difficult to say whether the French ,e are 011 the crest, hut they must be close to It The whole position on the " sou.. 11 line depends upon posses>s j sion of it. it. In the region between the Roye Is ! road and the Sorame the position has j, been stabilized. The Germans have massed heavy artillery on this front and arc heavily counter attacking. The towns of Albert and Chaulne* seems today to be held hy the enemy r ind Roye had not fallen. PARIS. Aug. 12. ? There was no marked change in the fighting altua tion on the French (ront during the ,, j night, say* the official statement from | the Wat office today. There was ar I,. ; tillery fighting in the territory south j west of Roye. The statement reads: "Between the I Avre and the Oise the situation is nn ! without change. During the night there as was artillery fighting in the region is- of Marqulvillers and Grlrillers. Noth i * ing is reported from the remainder ol rd the front. ?e _ a' ,d One West Virginian he In the Casualty List in i at-1 , WASHINGTON. Aug 12.-Tbe army casualty list issued today shows i killed in action. 57; died of wounds | 10; died of disease, 2; died of accidtni and other cautes. 4; wounded severe ft lv. 67: votinHrH undetermined in 158; missing in action. 7. Total. 30J ed Among the wounded are Corpora I Thomas Smith Haney. Grandview. W sw Va. Herbert Hochard. Somerset. Pa was among those killed In action. ou Want to be Sure ( * ? ii , h.. i i i'ii ]i )0 GUNS S11 IN' TO FORCE IS OUT OF ROYE ined German Resists Are Preparing llior A/1 von/tAO LIIV1 (1UTUIIVVO Theatre :M IMS OF HMI incd Effort to Get Possession j southern End of the Front. ;j * I afpd Pros*) lv 40,(KM) prisoners and 700 j Allies in Picardy, according m ?mely bitter resistance is bo* I Germans along the line of fl enemy is bringing up strong |l lies are preparing for a fur* -9 WATSON GETS I I M11UI11 But Final Result Will N?t] Be Known Until .||H Toniirht. ?? > n.orratlc headquarter* *11 tain at 2 30 o clock this atternoo* that! i t'otnnel ('. W. Watson had MCWed the I fur I'nlted 8tate* eSS^^^^H i over C w Chilton by from 3S9 to 4#kl It.v the official ran vats Colonel I- vote in Samnsete ty; 17 in Ohio county; 44 to WnyneH county, and made slight gain* to Htofcl n Hrooke counties ovef^^^^H above the headquarters fofdt SgM^M Losses wore rustalned In theen eonhl 43; OrnaaMi^^^^H Tucker, 15 All ot the flgure* at tiaH headquarters are those ot the dH rial canvass excepting Barbonr M Marshall rountlcs. Chilton haa carried Fayette Logan by 933 and his home couuty, by 2,039. The final revolt will be keewRji^| night when tne oficlal figure* ot BaiM hour anil Marshall counties will be MM cured. There Is little douM but thelH Colonel Watson ha* been noalMll^H GERMANS LOSK AIRSHIPS. ; LONDON. Aug. It?A Q?UI alr-B ship has been brought down in north ot Amoland on tbn aorthsrnl Dutch coast, the admiralty uld Htfl BRITISH LOSE MOTOR BOATS. LONDON. Aug. 12,-The admiralty! announced that six British motor InH , have failed to return from recosM^J ering expedition carried out on Aiafl ! 11 along west Kriesland const Of jjH : land. 11 '.n 4 Letters Granted?The eouaty i^H ! has granted these letters ot nAR^^| t rat ion: L. K. Bell, executor last will and testament Ot t. Eliffe; bond. $500; surety, Hughes; J. D. Summer*, i de bonis no in the estate ot i Rogers, bond. $25; surety, . F. IWH Summers, 1 bonis noo in the estate ot H. i tin; bond. $25: surety. . T. Waj^^H B S. Wilson, administrator Ot thlH sonal estate ot Horn Wllsn; I^H $500; surety. A. L. Thomas; MsfcWH coi?l<> and Domlnick Kartell!, O^HH i trstors of the personal osMS i( 4H Lessl; bond. $1400; sent?, oabl^^H 1 ties. is i >i i J An order 1.000.MS boil i ha* been placed with the EaptoagH Federation of Cane and Wttoer^^^H era by the Britlah Ministry of The War Industrie* Board kM^H j ed that new materials will be'^^^H employeri who attempt la relj^H j bor by usfnc competitive peefll^^H I met hi* , s. To Mt. Clemene, Mich.? t'eck foreman In the oflaaM^H 1 Clarkebura Telegram, waa^^H - rlty today en routa to Mt Mich, where he will apaM^^^H weeka on account of fll WBB )t Getting Ong"j^B