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Krtv Loan nestings scheduled
: sand laboring men. inclndBroaT-miners
and members -of variHlabororganizations
will parade
on. Sunday, October 13.-at which
I Secretary of Labor William B.
Km will .-deliver an address in belted
notification last night that'
^tKwpold be here on that date
ft a conference held by Mr. LiveBv'cst
Virginia Manufacturers As tion
andWnilam M. Rogers, pres
West Virginia Federation
MSScSktVhicb It was decided to
Hguj^WIIsaii's services for that
HnQuah'was at one time a miner
jMBpad' be will have a strong apHpmilre
to the laboring men
I he speaks here. Secretary Wtlresent
to the local making
Kst record In the sale of Liberty
to tbat date a banner which
He offered by the campaign comlS|h?
here was presented to
Hff?1r~Hartic meeting held in the
Hfiaprt room, the men were a
Kfltyor^of bringing Mr. Wilson
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^^EjmeT^rders of Fa el A drain is carfield
to the effect that aato^ l
can Be used on "gasolineness"
Jto^romote ^th^ Liberty Loan.
"gaaollneless" SunW
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Appeal Made Here For
Nurses to Do Special
Mrs. Vaughn Jolliffe, chairman of
Fairmont chapter of the Red Cross,
this morning received the following
telegram, which is self-explanatory:
Washington, D. C-, Oct. 3.?Urgent.
Please give this telegram your immediate
attention. At the request of
j the surgeon general. Department of
j Public Health, the Red Cross has
I a creed to assist in combattine the
present epidemic oI influenza by taking
charge of supplying nurses and
emergency hospital supplies w>.?re
local authorities are unable to provide
Red Cross War Council has appropriated
a substantial fund ofr this
purpose. Its participation in this
campaign will be in charge of a special
committee of which W. Frank
Persons will be chairman. 1 shall
r furnish you with more detailed inforj
mation tomorrow or Saturday. Mean!
while you are authorized to render
; assistance, as above outlined, to the
; local authorities if they ask for it.
j You will please los not itme in appealing
to all graduate nurses, undergraduates
and nurses* aids to report
! to you, or to some other chapter offijoial,
without delay that all nursing
j resources may be mobilized and available
a sneedcd. Offer following salaries:
Graduate nurses. $70 monthly;
undergraduates and aids, from $30
to $50 monthly, according to qualifications,
with expenses.
Volunteer service desirable if posi
sible. These groups should not be
I assigned by your chapter without conj
suiting Potomac division office, an%
are- not to be sent out of the divisio "
I-without consultation. Please forward
jto me daily reports of number of
; nurses available to be assigned,
1 _ _ Manager Potomac Division.
Fairmonters Returned From
Charleston HearingYesterday.
Although effort was made to end
the local gas fight before the Public j
Service Commission this week at
I Charleston it was found necessary to
| continue the case until October 18.
; It is probable that it will be necessary
to procure depositions from the offices
j OX use 015 XUUUiai gas wuijNuiica W4|
fices In Pittsburgh and Cleveland.
I The hearing was beguh on Monday
and continued Tuesday and Wednesday.
the witnesses being Frank B.
Pry or. manager of the gas department
of the Monongahela Valley. Traction
company. John Gates. Jr., counsel for
the Pittsburgh and West Virginia Natural
Gas company and H. E. Nease,
statistician of the Public Service Commission.
Mr. Pryor, Attorney Charles Powell
and Attorney Kemble White, of the
Hope Natural Gas company, returned
from Charleston yesterday. Attorney
James A. Meredith was detained In
Wheeling on business.
The parents of Frank Villers. who
reside at Watson, have received no- j
tice taht their son had died in Camp
Lee, Virginia, on Wednesday of pneumonia.
The body will be sent home,
but the message stated that another
message would announce the departure
from Petersburg:
Miss Anna Kenney has received
word from her brother, Lieut. Raymond
Kenney, of the Aviation reserve.
that he had landed safely In
France. Lieut. Kenney's home is In
Gr&tfon and he had been In training
in several aviation camps of the
WANTED rCarpenters.
to build frame houses- at Rlvesville.
Good wagea . Apply John
M. Kisner & Bros. Lumber Co, at
Hen to ran machines,
Apply, Monongah Glass.
12th, St
aad Ask for Mr. Hawkins
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Germans Are Throwing
Their General Reserves
Into Action.
Allied Forces Are Menacing
Several Important
(By Associated Press)
PARIS. Oct. 4.?Germany Is now
throwing general reserves into the
battle'on the St. Qnentin front. This
sconnts for the stiffening resistance
there and also along the German,
left flank, and marks the beginning
of the last phase of the great battle.
British armies commanded by Gen.
Byng and General Rawlinson continue
to press the enemy hard. They
have captured Le Catalet.
Gen.. Deveny. east of St. Quentin,
is slowly pushing the Qermans back
towards the upper Olse valley. Gen.
Brethalot is continuing his advance
north of Rbeims and has now occupied
the whole Aisne 'line from
Vaily to Berry-Au-Bac. *
Principal interest along the front'
to the east centers about the operations
conducted by General Gourod
In the Champagne sector. Reinforced
by the Americans. General
Gourod has pushed forward until he
is now within six miles of Vouzers
Junction, a base of great Importance
road connecting the German :*nny
with Germany. He has' added another
3.000 to the 13.000 prisoners
taken Sept. 26.
As a further result of the retreat
the enemy now is in peril of losing
the Belgian coast. Should the Allies
mtseasJ TTTO W thwmeh
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the gap between Ostend and Lille It I
would mean disaster for the Gerr*
mans even if the drive shonld be
stopped on the Efchaut.
Gen. Lndendorff no donbt realizes
it will be difficult to resist indefinitely,
the growing strength of the Allies
in Flanders.
LONDON. Octc. 4.?British ro?ct?
pursuing the retreating Germans in
the Lens region have reached the
railway east of Lens. Field Marshal
Haig announced in his official statement
today. To the southeast the
British have made progress between
Oppy and Meri court.
Irving Cobb to be
Guest of Rotarians
The Fairmont Rotary clnb has a
splendid meeting at the Country club
last evening when a large attendance
of the membership partook of 'dinner,
and listened to several short talks,
by members of the organization.
City Superintendent of Schools
Otis G. Wilson who had just returned
from Huntington where he had attended
a meeting of the West Virginia
school code commission told
of the work the commission is doing
toward preparing & suitable school
fw? stfttA to "ho nrp?5ented at
the next session of the legislature.
The club will entertain Irvin S.
Cobb at dinner on Norember 20. Mr.
Cobb will be here to deliver a lecture
on that date under the direction
of the Normal school lecture
course. A double quartet wQl be "organized
at once among the members,
the personnel of which will be H. J.
Hartley. H. F. Smith, H. E. Engle.
H. R. Johnston. H. L. SatterUeld, E.
W. Howard. W. L. O'Neill and A. G.
Must Have Ticket to
Send Yank a Present
FRANCE. Oct. 4.?Every member of
the American expeditionary force
will be entitled to receive from
America one Christmas package not
larger than nine by four Inches and
not exceeding three pounds in weight.
An official coupon, which must be
pasted on the package, win be given
to each member of the American expeditionary
force to be' sent to the
friend or relative from whom a package
is. expected. The packages must
be sent before November'20.
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Men or Boys over 16.
: Apply, Monongah Glass. 1
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This map shows the only two r
armies can^ escape from France and.
vane? Dy rersuog s suriuy iu iu? uu
these roads, leaving only one main
the Germans along their border on t]
fore they can get out of Belgium o
Austrian Naval Base in Al{
bania is Completely
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(By. Auoefated' Press)
ROME. . Oct' '4.^&a??ican mb-.
marine chasers- destroyed two enemy
snlauailiies yesterday- daring
the bombardment of Darazzo, It was
officially announced tod?y.
. LONDON. Oct. *.?In the levelling
of .the fortifications and depots at
Durazzo Wednesday the' Entente
: squadrons, according to a Central
; News dispatch "from Rome, destroyed
.mnch material for the Austrian army
i in'Albania.
ROME; Friday, Oct. 4.*?Americacn,!
I British and Italian warships have de-l
stroyed the Austrian naval base at
Durazzo and the -warships anchored
there, according to an announcement
by Premier Orlando.
The attack occurred afternoon
Wednesday when Italian and British
cruisers, protected by British and
Allied torpedo boats and submarines >
made their way into the - harbor. In- <
tense bombardment followed and the 1
ships anchored were completely de- 1
stroyed. No losses or damages were i
suffered by the Allied squadron ex- t
cept to one torpedo boat which was i
struck by a torpedo. c
Durazzo is a seaport in Albania- i
It has been a naval base for the Aus- ?
trians throughout the war. ?
tIRfll) Til THF MAN!
Expect to Doable Figure
Made Last Night
Rollins up a subscription of 11.600
last nlgbt as a starter, Fairmont
Lodge, 9, Loyal Order of Moose, expects,
to double that amount before
the campaign is over. The meeting,
which was held hi Moose Ball on
Jefferson street, was addressed by
Harry E- Engle. assistant cashier of
the Fairmont State Bank, one of
Fairmont's popular four minute men.
Mr. Engle. who is a member of the
order topped the list with a 1100
Members of the lodge who subscribed
to bonds are -as follows: H.
El Engle. |100; William Bell. BOO;
Ray D. Harden. $100; L. B. Brown.
$50; George Allard, $50; H. E. Harden.
$50; W. E. Clark, $50; T. J.
Hartnett. $50; R. A. Brownlee. Frank
Stsnsberiy. $50; J. F. Plum. $50;
Arthur H inkle, $50; H. B. Moore, <
$50; C. R. Shaw, $50; Mrs. O. M. i
Dbolittle, $50; Mrs. O. M. Doollttle. J
$50; W. C. wells, $50; J. 1-. UUom,
$50; P. J. Nett. $50; -H. Shuck. $50; 1
C H. 0*Bannon, $50; H. B- Smith, 1
$50; C. U Holland, $50. '
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Seventh Day Adventist Services.
The Seventh Day Adventist Sabbath
services will he held tomorrow in the i
Pythian hall on the third floor or the <
ineminr as follows: ' Sabbath I
schoo tSaturday). 10:30 a. m.; preach- <
&- Al
adlroads by which the German
Belgium. A thirty-five mile ad- Qi
action of the arrows will est one of
line out in Belgium. Foch can trap
bis line and destroy their armies ber
France.' /
Army Leaving So Rapidly
It is Destroying It's
(By Associated' Press)
LONDON-.! Oct p. m->? Austrio-HungarQai'"B5rces
in Albania
are retreating in considerable disorder
before the advancing Italians.
The Austrian forces are blowing np
RONS, Oct. 4.?After the capture
of Ber&t by the Italians, cavalry
Joined in the persuit of "the retreating
Anstrians and has made a considerable
advance according to an
official notef Issued today.
Negro Beaten Up
in Fight Yesterday
Before Justice Musgrove, P. J.
Plumb, E. Chilson. J. JL Shore, John ^
Radcliff, Walter KingTW. R. Snider
ad Thomas Langley hare been charg- PI
3d with assaulting and beating up I-J
Benamin Smith, colored, at the gas 1f
iroducer plant on Twelfth street. The
tegro left a lift of mortar strike a a a
rhite man, who made an uncompli- yfl
nentary remark, and the negro then |]fj
ixtended a fight invitation. The 1
whites, a number of whom are Southsrners.
proceedd to climb the ladder
ind get the negro on the trestle work. W
Smith was very badly beaten up as a
esnlt of the scrap. The bearing was
set for last night before Justice Musfrore
but was continued in order to
at tbe defendants secure a lawyer, a i
lumber of tbe men who are prosecuted,
it Is claimed, are really only wit- F
iesses to tbe alleged assault Attorney
L. C. Mas grave re resents Smith. one
i en
Mrs, Grace Bidenour | eel
Dies at Grafton S
Mrs. Grace Graham Ridenoor, of <
Grafton, wife of Karl Ridenoor. now vat
with tbe Expeditionary forces in Ftj
Prance, died yesterday in tbe mater- tiaa
nity hospital at Grafton, a few days ala
after giving birth to a child which died ma
a few hours after birth. Mr. Ride- onj
nonr who was located here at the fCr
mobilization camp had Just landed in sal
France, a card being received shortly or
after his wife's death announcing bis ]
safe arrival over there. fro
The(r marriage occurred in this city
Septem>er 14, 1917. just' before the 0fcamp
was broken and the troops tak- m
en to -Hattiesburg, Miss. Mrs. Ride- eiii
nonr spent several months at HatUes- ^e
burg with her husband. The deceased i
was aged 20 years and was a dangh- tab
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Graham. cod
?? ? soc
Dorsey Love, one of the Fairomnt
registrants who left with a recent Qdraft
contingent for Camp Lee. Vs., Oi
arrived in Fairmont this morning on
a short forlongh with local friends.
Love is now a first sergeant and has
won thtf distinction of "expert rifle- j
MB-" ' mo
The body of Elias Garfield Walker, Hit
?on of James Walker, of Miracle Run, anc
irhose death occurred Monday at bea
Samp Lee, Virginia, will arrive here a b
tonight at SzX7.. It will be taken in 1
Juirge by-Undertaker R. C. Jones M.
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UU Wlli yivwauAj no hhmmi w auo i
tattle Began Thai
by Noon the Yan
Most of The
ir Aviators Too, Hayed Im
sive in the Champag
Dronned Manv
'(By Associated Press)?American
on tfae Champagne front. A report:
they had advanced considerably by :
Medeah farm.
The caupture of Blancmont and
night's French official statement,
that American troops had effected t
German forces' advanced on Tuesdaj
on-the northwest of Verdun. Americ
lions in Champagne was reported toe
nnmique for Thursday, announcing f
fighting with die French.
LONDON, 1:30 p. m. (By ,
the Champagne have captured Orfa
the Somme. Blancmont, a ponton <
also has been taken from die German:
Thursday. 9:50 p. m. (By Associal
busy all day today carrying out bom
Audun, Dommary. Vigheulles. Cham
They dropped thirty-seven and one-hi
omen Will Be Acceptable;
Also for Work Anumg
the Soldiers.
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'airmont is expected to furnish 1
i or more Christian men or worn- :
for Salvation Army service ffi .
mce according to letter - re-j
iroil h*r f^enfetn - TAIm i t
??u fcwwj </j> voyutui ?WUM
lelrne, of the local SalrationArmy
ps, from Commander Era Booth, .
New York iity.
*>1. William S. Baker, the Sal- ,
Ion Army ' representative In ,
inee. has asked for 1,000 Cbri?
a men or women for the work};
ong the soldiers and already Coin- .
nder Booth has promised 750. Jn
er to procure the numbers asked
it wffl be, necessary for every <
ration /Army corps to furnish one j
den who hare been' disqualified .
m military service It Is possible. "
y pass the "physical examination |
the Salvation army. Women wba
? twenty-five years or over are .
dble to the service. Details may
secured from Captain 0"Befene. :
a order to get . speedy action Capa
CBeirne in all probability will ,
isuit the- local Ministerial As- ?
iation as to securing Fairmont's
>ta- ,, "
n^ll Boy Painfully
Injured By a Pall
attempting to jnmp from an anto- 1
bile while in motion, Arthur Jack^
a small boy. frit, on the brick '
ement on Madison, street between j
:h and Quincy' about noon today.*!
?' a A'_ " Ul? *
I receiveu ? severe jviuu^.
4 struck the pavement and raised. .
amp aboeti-he size of^a. hM?w
Tons of Bombs.
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farm^was announced in last
I JL . .K^nlt KhT,.' , H f J^^im at'
urther gains by the American forces
til and Bemont chateau northeast of
Jk~ fl
P .v . W f ?-- TJ
Washington, I> C. are in the Fairmont
region fmlnj Tini
the miners satisfied so that the proagreenatn
or friction which might reo
n /in W(4tnd^V
Kfteaooa *aft. - wSQ^TGnHfiB is^HnB J6^-I
"Equipment IT; S. Bureau of Stand"!>
rember 8, Sand 10 for the purpose "of
i confgranco^ii mi tiTiifi ifcjjTtBMWBBBB
code which is being prepared for pre
nwnby?fc}at^e<?mmi8slon, retnrnefcl
bcga ^attended :*_ii

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