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R ^ ^ E3.\ BE^p'-. -. ^JraBlx ' . I MX. tile picihre on all lour sides. lenjfrh alien dotted line 2 and Told each section underneath tely. When completed turn GTsr null find a surprising result. Sunday fair and "Sef*SlEt" * "-inTii'i* in wpsf S^mmel Home?Carl Schlmmel. as an aviator in the navy, ".djRe^^ving revived an honorable ^^l ^aB jKwtponed the trial of Will Jor-ida^^colored, charged with bringing >; -the" time set for the trial of the six assaulted Benjamin Smith, ! fams,' ^^ored, manager of a rooming t-^jbSase on Jackson street. The oSip^'eers allege that they found seventyBade to Camp?I^aat night fifeward Murray, -who oesercea trom Hg Eoroz!, who was on cue delinquent list ^Itt.Pittsburgh since 1917. -were taken to camp Lee by Officer V.i^lch. Mur'war after deserting worked in a mine Watson. where he claimed he wa3 H discharged from camp because of 5-:tei5r trouble. ^ He was apprehended Hp -iftr- Deputy Sheriff Beaty and Special "Watts. Serozi was detained ?^y$n ;.jaH on %-charge of selling 550 of whiskey at Rivesville. ?|?. . : Jones Returns?John Jones, color:Wrtid deserted from the army at r^Wortolk. Va_, has been forwarded ^^^^^S/f&ere by tha county authorities. Jones gjegp ^avo himself up to the local draft g|pj^v'hdaxd and Deputy Sheriff Buckley Et^toofchlm In custody. Jones made the g&^J'- txlp to Norfolk alone. |gfif-,,a*0gs Secure Trails?Sheriff Glopair "of bloodhounds yesterday k... . traced thieves who robbed a drug t^jstoawTat Point4 Marion during Thurs ,'Hday night. The trial led to a ferry at Kn&sHieTiiver.'' - The dogs did excellent ^-^Workr" Deputy Sheriffs John Glover ^ Jjiaad-' W. !E.- Harris had charge of the ^jj^pTglp V.; r ^i^^-Sale Postponed.?The sale of the B?aSE.- M- Ashcraft property located parr^-tlally in Marion and Wetzel counties. 3|ib; have been offered on the Court ^^HKflljgghkame steps, has been postponed until s',J,JSa*n3fday, November 9. Henry S. jg|p|14v<aly is the attorney. Bjjjg'fe' .jfoggrave Retained?Attorney L. ~~C. Musgrave has been retained as l^v' eotmcil for. Mack Ruckman and Sg^.'Frank Bon eh, the men arrested for ^jchrfnging a cargo of "563 half pints of .-Whiskey. Into Four States early yes.lerday morning. . Urn iI^ia TTiaso mar Iigecertificates have been filed with m and Mary Etta Brock, married SeT. C. N. Coffman, of the M. E. arch, sooth, October 12; Garnet M. ley and Callle C. Nnzum, married ;- 'Ber. Joseph Reason Hoy, of the jnttot chnrch, BarracksvQIe, on Oct Joonty Licenses?These county hunlicenses have been lsned by A. G. irtin, county clerk: Clarence Skinr. Grant Town; H. J. Wilson, Grant agne?P. M. Vincent, city; A- P. Ice, peon's Perry; J. L. Garlow, city; idy. Parrish, Monongah; James D. In. city; Walker Welling, Watson; Ml Haley, Monongah; M. P. Daley, wongab; Jasper Hixenbangh, Manntoht Hmer E. Correy. Mannington, pgKfaaer X- Correy, Mannlngton; Tom -Bltzbngh, city; J. &. Rex. Monongah; r- Xfea Seomdon, Monongai; I. N. Glover. ??(ty, E. T. Booth, Mannlngton; TOSWa* X. eaxnlcfc Middle ton; Paul MMkHeton; "Walter Knight, BBfcfa; Lester P. Kearns, MiddleSSftiw?3Pw?gii Rogers. Monongai; E&rEygpcst 'Kerns. Alphesua Carolone, city; rupMaefHawldnterry. city, Esker Rnttapjajflntasid^Watsoii; John E. Gray, city; R. aaaflton, city; R. H. Brannon, city room C. L Taylor, Barneksrllle; EL R. Anderson. city; James.Tokash, RivesvSle W. M. Ashbee, - Mannington; C. E. Radcliff. city; O.. E. Hudgins. city; Dorsie Smith, city; W. C. Matthews, Broomfield; Walter Oabomme, Baxter; Ira O. DeVault. city. G. C. Evans, Watson; C- W. Summers, Watson; G. Norack. Baxter; W. M. MlHer. Montana; Herman Martin. Montana; W. K- Morgan; Watson; Charles Preston. Baxter. Induction Papers The local droft board this morning received Induction papers for Andrew Phillip Erwin. who has entered *tho St-dent Army Training Corps at Morgan town. Colored" Youths Inducted?GBhfnt Howard Smith, Devanl Johnson, and Rupert WQKam Rolls have been inducted into the Student Army Training Corps at the Colored Institute at Farm w . v a., xne uireo xu?d were uuuci wo Jurisdiction of the local draft board. Bridge Meariy Finished?All concrete for the new South Side bridge will hare been poured by the latter part of next week, providing work on the bridge progresses as apidly daring the coming week as has been the* case in the week Just ending. The greatest work then remaining will be the laying of the wooden block flooring and the street car track. New Four Minute Topic?-"The Food Problem for 1919" was the topic outlined for the Fonr Minute Men for their campaign scheduled to open next week. Due to the influenza quarantine the campaign has been postponed until the first week In December. Training at Columbus?Bartlett Jay Toothman, of 601 Mt. Vernon avenue, and Lytle Earl Mann, also of this city have been inducted into the Student Army training Corps of the Ohio State University. Columbus, O. Indnction papers for these two yonng men have been received by the local draft board. Is Overseas?Mrs. Clara Scboudt of 200 Russell street has received a card j announcing the safe arrival overseas of her son. Rusell L. Schoudt. Wants to Join Tanks?George McCrorey, a well known local young man has made application for voluntary indnction int the tank corps. His application has been accepted and his induction into the tank corps. His apby the local draft board. He will be forwarded to Camp Colt, Gettysburg. Pa- - . . . Had Short Cake ? Thomas K. Jones, secretary of the Farmers' Mutual Fire association, and his family j yetserday enjoqed strawberry short i cake made from fresh fruit. J. S. Davis, of Parkersburg, Rt. 7, who recently attended a meeting of the association in Fairmont, presented Mr. Jones wtih the strawberries, which were grown on his home place. Portraits in Corridor?The Consolidation Coal company has had palced in the corridor leading to the elevators of' the "Watson building handsomely framed portaits of Marshal Foch. Generals Pershing and Haig and President "Wilson. These portraits were hung this omrning im 'mediately over the elevator doors. Quarantined in Hospital?Mr. and Mrp. Franklin P. Kelley, who are at Rochester. Minn., where the former recently underwent a successful operation for the removal of a goitre, are quarantined in the hospital on account of the influenza epidemic. In Critical Condition?The condition of Mrs. G. C. Shelton, who is a patient at Fairmont hospital, where seh was taken following an accident which befell _her several days ago, web na companion in falling from a tree from which he was gathering grapes, alighted on her head and shoulders, is very critical today and it is hardly thought she can surrfce the day. County Road Work Progressing Well Road work in Marlon county is progressing nicely, despite all the handicaps of war conditions, according to Lee Swisher, President of the County court. The County court has been fortunate in being able to procure carloads of cement and brick for work along the roads at Pharoah's Run, Fairview, "Worthington and the paving being done on the road between Fairmont and Mannington. On the last mentioned operation 350 feet of pavine brick is being laid dally. ?-- ? a? 4VA 10C V^UUUl/ wuil auvnm fcw LJ4V, government authorities that sending cement and brick here would not affect the car supply greatly because the empties could be loaded with coal and sent to any destination. Food conservation, a more or less prosaic thing, but food conservation has done as much as anything to boost patriotism in the United States. Home Baked Pies and Pastries Beyers Restaurant. Advt. ^ J* . KY PA WAS* MOKE mokeyw YBKS*- * CEfe-Urr SOT A TUOOSWV MILLION DotUp? AN' r LOTS' MORE BESTDECJ > I jjpf^ S^fLV: TAX CflLLECTIOMr VERT WACTORV Sheriff Glover Says "Fla^ Affects Collections in Mannington Distrirt Prevalence of "flu" has somewhat affected the tax collection in Mannington district said Sherrlffff A. M. Glover ia commenting on how the money is rolling in this year. Mannlngton district appearsto have its foil share Of the "flu". To counter balance the collections in Mannington district . however. Sheriff Glover finds that Lincoln district is larger than it was at the same time last year. As a whole Sheriff Glover finds the collections ver satfactory. Next week Sheriff Glover will sit in Grant, Union. Windfield and Union Independent districts., -His sittings will be as follows: Grant district? Monday. Monongah; Tuesday, Bootbsville; Union district?Wednesday, Williams school house; Winfield district ? Thursday. Banner's Ridge. Wager Bonner's; Union Independent district?Friday and Saturday?Mon ougahela Bank, East Side. MONONGAH Now Sergeant Orr junior urr, a. well Known local young man who has been stationed at Camp Shelby, Hattoesbnrg, Miss, has been appointed a segeant. Onleft Monongah with an early contingent of national army men. From here he went to Camp Lee, Va.. soon being transferred to Hattoesbnrg. No Church Tomorrow Again tomorrrow there will be no services in any of the local churches because of the continued influenza quarantine. There will also be no school in any of the local schools of the district for the coming week. Will Join Army Tony Cirmo has sent his application to government authorities for j induction into the militorry service. J He is a musician of ability and is malting an effort to get an induction into one of the military bands. Personals Miss Kathryn Price has been ill at her home on Main street for the past day or two. Mrs. Cl3yton Cambelle and Mass Mcmie Yost were among the local callers to Fairmont yesterday evening. Russelll Shaver wa s a Monongch business caller in Fairmont yesterday evening. Miss Helen Janes has been ill for the past several days but is now much better. Mrs. L. Bland of Clarksburg was in Monongah recently. Mrs. Thompson of the R. S.Stern : company. New York City was a business caller in Monongah yesterday. Lena Maxwell of Everson was in j Monongah yesterday. Mrs. James Boydoh and daughter j Pearl were in Fairmont attending; Uie tunerai 01 jars. josepn sock. Thomas Everett and William Cor nell motored to Bcothsville. Roy Strosnider and family have; moved to Moundsville, where Mr. j Stronsnider has accepted a position. FLO PREVALENT (Continued from Page One.) tons of coal and the idle men numbering 4,389. Coal Notes. The number of Spanish Influenza cases increases on the Monongah. Connellsville and Wheeling divisions of the Baltimore and Ohio railroads, while there is a slight decrease in the number of cases on the Cnmberland division, where the situation has been the worst. A total of 50S cases, the largest number yet reported for the Monongah division, existed among the employees of this division yesterday. Harry Owen who has been assistant district representative of the United States Fuel Administration will leave tomorrow for iPttsbur where he will take up his new work as secretary for the Pittsburg District Coal Jobbers Association. WIL GET FLU REPORTS. Mrs. AX. Lehman has volunteered to make oat a report each d^y of the nnmliftp nf notr nteps of inflnenTft in the city' tor the" benefit of the Red Cross and National health authorities who are fighting the inflnehza epidemic. Mrs. Lehman wfll call each physician daily to get the number of newcases developing. " FRECKLES AND '(aimtfciTHK^T) xr4 StWWUlZ, 3A Vr/ ?"THINK I VUSMS 'Lrr0m \\l THAT? Ho-HA l.lrSf mm Mb ^ (Continued from Pace One.) that their quotes had bees raised. In one or two instances banks reported that the quota had not been subscribed, but It Is confidently expected that they will go over by tonight. A number of large corporation subscriptions to be turned In today will also help swell the quota for the county. Chairmen of the committees and the committees themselves are much elated today ocer the prospect of the county going over, but are leaving no stone unturned to garner in the belated subscriptions and swell the total to as large proportions as possible. ?ome members of the committee were optimistic enough to predict at this time, a few hours before the closing of the allotted season, that the county would go over to the extent of securing the additional 3350,000 which was asked for by W. A. MacCorkle, state Liberty loan chairman. The Quota allotted to trie couuij u> $2,405,100 and should the additional $350.00Q?be secured this would swell the county's quota to $2,575,100. and would place Marion county among the first counties in the state in the amount subscribed per capita to the Fourth Liberty loan. Hutchinson Coal Co. In. The Hutchinson Coal company corporation has subscribed through Marion county banks the sum of $50,000. This is in addition to the subscriptions through variohs other counties in which the company has holdings. The corporation as individuals have subscribed largely to the loan and the employes also have made subscriptions which will aggregate a large sum. Guy Crigler Here. Guy C .Criglor, a member of the U. S. Marine over seas force, who is off on a furlough on account of having suffered a severe injury to his leg which has crippled him somewhat for a time, arrived here last evening from Kansas City. Mo., where he has bepn working with the Liberty loan committee. Mr. Crigler after being gassed and having recovered sufficiently to return to the ranks, was injured while at rifle practice and was confined to the hospital for several weeks and later was sent to a base hospital at Boston. While in Kansas City Mr. Crigler had the misfortune to fall, again hurting his injured 1 and but for that reason would have perhaps been on the seas on his re-, turn voyage to France. Mr. Crigler i3 looking fine .but is walking with a cane and limping slightly. He came to Liberty loan headquarters todaj* and offered his cervices to aid in any way possible. He will remain hero for several days. He "was fovuerly principal of tho White school. Some l4lst Hour Efforts. Barraekv-llc has subscribed her auota of the Fourth Liberty lean with -uprosimat?l7 ten thousand dollars to the good. The quota for this community was $21,150 and sum of bean ?tc^/i Th<> ?nm secured is consid ered splendid. County Chairman Henry S. Lively, Sergeant Carl Johnston and Mrs. Sr.muel keeper addressed a meeting hold last evening at Millersville and succeeded in raising the sum of S1.000, which added to the sum alreadv raised at Ihat place adds materially in raising the community's quota. ? . C. Evans. W. M. Kennedy and Marine Carl Johnston and Arthur Frey canvassed the Robinosn Run community yesterday and raised the sum of $3,700. This amount was secured from 24 subscribers. This puts the Robinson Run community over, as the quota there was 7,050, and t>-e amount subscribed amounts to 59.SOO. I T. I. Brett, A. G. Martin and a Mr. i Ashcraft. of Farmington. chnvassed the Harter Hill section yesterday and j took subscriptions from every man I approached. The sum thus secured amounted to $1,900. Prof. George H. Colebank went to 1 Grafton yesterday and secured the Baltimore and Ohio's quota for this county, which amounted to $27,700. George Giffin, chairman of the Hickman Run community, in (Company with Harry Morris and James Gwynn, two residents of that section, and E. B. Carskadon. Frank Coogle, Fred Mclntire. Clark Miller and J. M. Jacobs, scoured the Hickman Run section and raised the sum of $2,000. This almost raises the quota, as the sum of $4,600 lhad been prev'osly subscribed and the quota is $7,000. H. W. Scott, Otis G. Wilson and C. W. Evans are spending today on Parker Run In an endeavor to aid the .committee there in raisins the quota for the district. A splendid meeting was held la6t night at Fairview, when - Attorney Harry Shaw, Capt. Melville Fagan, W. D. Barrington and Miss Laura E. Briggs conducted a patriotic meeting.; They raised the sum of $19,000, which puts Fairvlew over the top as a community. Home Baked Pies and Pastries Boyers Restaurant. Advt. HIS FRIENDS?(THE TEL vita-. iv- JUST M \ ASTTH' WUiW&SE/ / Wt MO/ifcY-A x "HKf K?0\to, r? ( 60ULY'! =at_=-) ? ~ " ""I " ; - - r BELGIAN WiDOW WHITES THANKS Fairmont Woman is Recipient of Most Unusual Epistle. Mrs. Gaby Baltus, a Belgium widow j whose husband has been killed In action has written to Mrs. Byrne of j Hlgb Street tAanking the Americans for what they hare done for Belgium. Mrs. Byrne has a son in France and his coxnpony has adapted a twelve year old sen of Mrs. Baltns. The letter which is very Interesting follows; 31 Rue da Champ de Mars Le Mons France Madam: I make acquaintance with Mister Byrne, your son. My boy is kept by Mister's Company, and is interpreter for him. I am a Belgien and have two children, a boy and a little girl. I am so pleased my boy is with American people because I know how good you are for my country. Mister Byrne is very good for my boy ond my boy like him very much. I am satisfled because my boy is not alone. He is to be in my room the time I go to bed. I start at 7 o'clock till IX o'clock and from 1 till 6 o'clock standing on my feet all the time. I be widow and be affraid my boy run in the street the time I be at work. My lime gin is seven jemo. ,o u the boarding school. It Is very hard for me. I see her only two honrs on Sunday. In Belgium I have not to work and' was very happy with , my husband and children. Things i are 'very expensive here in France and it is awful to keep two children by this time. I be pleased Mister Byrne give me your address because I can thank you, so I wislfto do so and all American people for what you have done for Belgium. All my people is still there. It is one year since I got news and only a I card from him. Dear Madam. I thank you for what Mister Byrne do for my ! boy-It is nice for him because he is only 12 years, so has someone who is nice to him. Boor boy has no father now. The Children feel like ' me (hard) nevar to see the one who has gone forever. Be sure I and my children will I always remember what America has ; done for Belgium. | I wish you Dear Madam, good luck, good health and to see Mister back home very soon. Your Sincerely, GABY BALTUS. J. T. Sloan Is ill at his home on the j East side. I Bert Davis chief clerk at The Fairmont is ill of the influenza. INFLUENZA SHI (Continued from Page One.) . ; Mulligan. A- W. Reid, A. Reynolds, | ; Lizzie McDonald, George Roush, Abe | I Freidman, J. V. Murray and Walter j Zundell. Mrs. Harry Shaw, chairman of the ' ; First ward, has named her committee | as followes:' Mesdamcs E. M. Coot, j W. F. Boycrs. D. V. Hassler, Mrs. Olive Carpenter, the Misses Anna Bing and Bertha Dilgard. In the Third'* ward, Mrs. L. W. ' Shroyer. chairman; Mesdames Tom Hunsaker. Frank White, _B. F. Ham- : ilton, diaries Southard, Harry nam bridge. N. M. Malone. In the Fifth ward. Mrs. W. S. Hayrnond, chairman; Misses Eva Brand. Genevieve Cunningham. Mesdames C. j E. Mumford. Ella Augustus. Charles Powell. Mattie Davis. E. W. Chenoweth. P. M. Bettings, M. J. Deveny. Robert Denham, D. L. L. Tost, R. L. Cunningham, J. H. Abbott, Misses Alice Abbott. Naomi Heflner. Colorfed women named in the organization are Mrs. Frank Jackson, chairman; Mrs. Lee Taylor, Mrs. Harry Fitzhugh, Mrs. Nettie Miller. Any colored person needing help should call any of these women. The emergency committee is very urgently in need of a Ford or some LADIES When Irregular or delayed use Triumph Pills. Safe and always dependable. Not sold at drug store. Refuse others, save dissapointment. Write for "Relief" and particulars; it's ffee | Address: National Medical Institute [Milwaukee, Wis. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S PASTOR I A LER CO ULDNT TELL)?B SAV, HO\N MOCU MONEY J ( I CAW UAff MY PA IK r*' T TUAT ^ YEB. BArtk? p / e A? 9 111 h^?. is m 5U|ii Of Our Boy: Wwtti Your J * TODAY O Put Your Shoulder to the LIBERTY LOAN WILL < DAY?Every Bond you bi Direction. mm lU^KS Originators and Leaders other type of a small automobile for use during the influenza epidemic. A driver has already volunteered his services. Anyone who is abel to furnish a car should call 312 at once. The headquarters of the Influenza Emergency committee is at Room 203 Jacobs building and the elepbon: number is "Flu 1090." This morning City Health Physician Crls stated that he could ses little chance in the- influenza situation locally. He does not believe the number of new cases is on the increase. Dr. L. N. Yost, county health officer was of the opinion today that the "flu'' epidemic in Marion county had not improved. He stated the-other day that conditions were Improving, but as a matter of fact the disease has been making such inroads in the mining towns that ail indications of a favrable nature have been wiped ont by the latest developments. In practically air of the mines large numbers of miners are ill with the disease. At Four States a large number of miners are on th sick list. Dr. L. N. Yost Is now required to make a daily report to the state health department at Charleston of the number of influenza cases existing in Marion county, thus necessitating reports from each physician daily. A plan is also being worked ont whereby reports from each physician In Fairmont of the number of new case deeloping each day. will be secured. The information is of extreme importance to the health authorities in lighting the malady. GERMAHJROOPS (Continued from Page One.) three mlle3 southeast of Lille. On the Belgian coast. British warships Vre strolling toe retreating bcrmms. LONDON. Oct 19?In continuation of the offensive of La Catena, Marshal Hale's forces have captured the village of Wassigny the British commander reported tonight The village of Bibeanzville north of Wassigny also has been taken and British troops / Annoui To Mine s To meet the increasing demai service, we have incorporated an ind have secured the best engln< ire prepared to taket care of ahnos tvork, we are making a specialty will be pleased to communicate wi ilectrical power. MINE SER EQUIPMI JOHN RA" L Fairmont Ave. T BLOSSER. r TELL V0l> StEWUU-z-z ? W^MA ^TYOOTU'JT W/Jtm Vjpusi? y\ -..''Vi''' Uyftft /"y*vcBB6 9RflC^SR?3S>^^tK-. ?2~ ^ ritB II al ' ^n VER HERE? Wheel and die FOURTH I SO OVER THE TOP ly is a shove in the rigm I -Jra of Low Prices in Fainnonfi^l ir^ '.r rysd^agai have entered Bauzsl still farther iwfnnB More than 1200 prisoners and a ftjw guns were takes In the days LONDON*.'Oct 19.?The BrtHklmH continuing their advance in FlaadeaSgj north of the Oency canal Field shal Haig announced today. SoutheaAnE of LaCatean where British and ican troops are operating Baznel Mazinghein have been captured, vv^jggl The British have advanced dmCMH than six miles east of Denial and they B are in contact with the Germans. jQMMfl of Vred and Cattellett in thatsxeaSE TERRIBLYJWOllrf Suffering Described As ToriKMI Relieved by Black-Draught. ? Rossvnie. Ga.?Mrs. Kate LecAMcaiM this place, writes: "My liiisbmdyi^SM| engineer, and once while Effing,be h*>M Jured himself with a piece of lieas^i&iS chinery, across the abdomen. He was I so sore he could not bear to ptesttjO himself at all, on chest or abdomeit|'*gB weighed 165 Ibr., and fell oS unfit be 4 weighed 110 lbs., in two weefc&. He became constipated and It looted^ j tike be would die. We had threedSfesExlfl I doctors, yet with all their medicine; hisH | bowels failed to act He would tumnprJ i a tec-cent bottle of castor on, anddrir i it two or three days in siKcession?j5MB i did this yet without result. Wehj&aagjM ' desperate, he suffered so. He wassiragH [ ten terribly. He told me his tHlfrpgl could only be described as torturtf." |J I sent and bought ThedfonPs B?kkH Draught I made him take a btg dossil and when it began to act he fainted, be i was ia such misery, but he gotrcfi(gj?gfli}J began to mend at once. He and we both terf be owes his Qe<tr| Thedford's Black-Draught" Thedford's Black-DraughtwfflhtipyoBM to keep fit, ready for the day's worfcfj icement I i Owners id tor expert electrical engineering^ organization with ample ca?tii<^ ierlng talent available. While we^^^H t any kind of electrical Installation^! of installing i?ine equipment, sadgl Itb tnose coruempiaung me use tn IVICE^AND I Y, Manager. ; / kl ?/!</ //t/ j!''<^?a9H / / / '