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Cutout the picture on all lour sides.
Tbea carefully fold dotted line 1 tts
estfc^ length Am dotted line 2 and
I ; so on. Fold each section underneath
$ accurately. When completed torn ?rsr
dye the pictures.
,jui' Rain tonight, turn^5=555"^""^^:
Ing to snow and
^^sasa=={p== -older; Wednesday
J-** 'loudy and much
m I * ?"older, snow and
l# , Temperature a
??- - * . I
fim 55, minimum ?,
eet, falling.
lall?Marlon Lodge, I.
L ? Marion Lodge, K.
ig?Pythian Sisters.
Watson Here?Llenratson.
formerly printer
school in this city.
He has been honorl
from the service at
[attiesburg, Miss.
.?Miss Margaret Marbt
property on Maple
mny Men ear, -who will .
first of the year Miss !
re this week to a new j
a erected on Grafton i
iprtv on Onincy street |
/ s^rtETOccnpy raise-in the near future- i
Masting Friday.?Wilson Xest 1067. j
l&E&dles Order of Owls, will meet on ,
^^ ftv^jEriday evening In tho Fleming build-j
' Awarded Decoration.?According to
0~j&U?X)tD-. pastor of the M. E. Temple.
KfljpfftOT^hls-brother, Capt. J. 5. Clinton.
v^dh*?-he has been decorated tor the
flisf -Receives Purse?The pastor of the j
~l??*i*cksville M. E. chnrch has been
t-^TCTented with a purse containing $50
demons Arrested?Ed demons, col^5oed,:was
arrested by Deputy United
^^Hp^before Commissioner Kirby yesterday
gsSfoB-yiolatiiig the Reed amendment.
-demons brought six pints of whiskey
, .^troxa Cntontown to Fairmont. He was
| held for the grand Jury at ParkersK
. burg January'14th. Not having money
^dSorhoadhe was sent bach to.Jan.
fjfc;Mfrn Convicted?Bell Horwat and j
K John Pofshatv were taken before Jus-{
-tlce Conaway yesterday for trial on (
j a.charge of violating the Reed amendjjyaent
.Both got 60 days and $100 fine.I
Jailed ? Pete Burke was
f- flned yesterday $100 and sentenced
F w 66 days In Jail for bringing a suit
Cease coctainfng 17 quarts of whiskey
Town. Justice Mus grove
pkg -; Released on Bond ? Shirley Sager
was held yesterday tor the grand jury
EfyprflrmtE Sager waaarrested in Clarks
( Justice Conaway
o jail yesterday
irole in not tarnla
she promised.!
Inda was charged
I)thing some time
Kmlr?One plain
| appeared before
ling and paid the
o the city treasItn
who was too
Hie when arrested
Hfire dollars and
lis morning.
K^-Jdseph ConaH
desires to state
Hnan of the some
in police coart
It Virginian gladncement.
Bon?City SnperBston
Ha meeting of the j
Hi Code commis-:
Held there from
day noon.
liam H. Layman.
Hed at Camp Lee.
Hiorably dlschargInrne
to this city.
Hvery glad to weiHv
one aimed colI
1st driving track.
I be crossing the
nek struck him.
and catting one
Injnred^zwm was. Sereral stated they
thoagfat lie was m. stranger In town.
LJeotenant Shine Hero?Lieutenant
W. H. Sbtan was fa the city Sunday
and left this morning lor Columbus,
Ohio, where he will be stationed 30 .
days doing inventory -work. Follow- (
tag the -work which he will do there
will be more work of the same order
in Washington. D. C-. alter -which
Lieutenant Shinxt will be honorably
May Open Office?-L. B. Spaun,
Federal director of employment of i
West Virginia, -will make arrange- t
ments nest week to open up an office (
in this city and to appoint an exam- t
iner in charge in connection -with the ;
United States employment, depart- t
ment of Labor. s
- \
W. D. Harrington Expires t
With "Flu" in Cleve
land, O. . iffife,
A message received here-yesterday
-.y relatives announced the death iA
?iveland. Ohio, of W. D. Harrington,
j. former resident of this city, which
ccurred early yesterday znorving.
Jr. Harrington had gone to Cleveland
to assist his sister-in-law, Mrs.
J. A. McPhc.con ,in settling up the |
estate of her husband, who died there (
recntly, and while there contracted j
influenza which caused his death.
Mr. Harrington conducted a hotel ,
in this city a few years ago. He is !
survived by his wife, who was before
her marriage Miss Anna Rodgers, a
daughter of Mrs. James Rodgers, of
Wheling. and one daughter. Miss ,
He was a brother of Vance- Harrington
and Mrs. Charles Orr, both I
of this city.
This is the third death to occnr in .
the Rogers family in a period of three .
months. John Rodgers ,a son of Mrs. j
Rodgers, died a few weeks ago in
Wheeling, a son-in-law, Mr. McPherson,
died also several weeks ago and ;
Mr. Harrington's death makes the ]
three deaths in the family in a brief '
1 -?rlod. The Rodgers were formerly 1j
residents of Monongah. Mrs. Har-|
rington, wife of th deceased, is a sis-;'
ter of Mrs. Fred Reynolds, of this |'
The body will arrive here this af-;
ternoon and will be taken to the Cun- i
ningham undetralcing establishment.!
Services are announced to be held;
late this afternoon and interment will j;
be made in Woodlawn cemetery.
4-/\ Al,OTlfln(n
UttUipOiJLgil tu X3.UOIOJ.UVU
German in the Schools
NEW YORK, Dec. 24.?A nationwide
campjaign is being condu teed by
the American Defense Society to
eliminate the teaching of German in;
the schools throughout the United
States. In a letter vm.-en the p-inci- j
pals of public schools, private schools!
and colleges throughout the country,j
i the society urges that French, Italian, |
Spanish and Russian should be giver.'
prominence in the curriculum with a,
view tb strengthening trade relations
between these countries; The letter
j which is signed by Dr. William T.
Hornaday, reads:
"Reports afe rife that with the'
j ending of the war ther is to be an attemtp
to force upon our American
j youin the language of the people.
| whose hands are stained with the
! blood of their fathers and brothers, j
Tne German language has been used i
as a weapon directed at the heart of!
America by German propagandists. It j
is the opinion tff many of our pror-ul- i
nent educators that German is not an j
essential in any course of study, and |
it is to hoped that our American |
youth will not permit its being forced !
; upon them for any reason whatso- :
ever. The next five years will witness
a crystallization of educational
opinion and upon that crystallization
will depend the future of American
"For those who would study a language
for its futhre utility the choice j
lies betwen French, Spanish, Italian
and Russian as our trade relations i
with these countries will be increased I
immeasurably now that peace is in
sight To study German would be to
condone the atrocities perpetrated by
the people who speak this language."
i - i ,
According to information received
here at noon Major Davis Elkins, who
had been with the United States Expeditionary
forces in- France, had not
arrived at Morgan town or Elkins. He
has arrived in New York city on Saturday
on the British ship Baltic. It is
pesnmed that he is in Washington.
P. p. _
Clarksburg:, Morgantown j
and Fairmont Join
Making a united effort to secure
letter passenger train facilities tor
lie Upper ttonongahela Valley, the
ihambers of commerce and board of
ra.de of Fairmont. Clarksburg and
iorgantown will have representatives
n Fairmont on Friday afternoon. Januiry
3, at 2 o'clock to confer with the
ifficlals of the B- & 0. railroad comiany.
This meeting will be held in
he rooms of the Fairmont Chamber
if Commerce.
Prior to that time the representalves
of the body will meet to map out
i program as to the seeds of each
:ity In this direction.
On January 3, if possible, the Mor- j
ran town and Fairmont representatives
rill endeavor to have officials of the
doaongahela railway here also to take 1
ip certain passenger traffic matters, j
' * j
John McCool, aged 72 years, a well ]
mown citzen of this city, died last ;
ivening at about 11:30 o'clock at his *
tome on Pierpont avenue after an 111lcss
of several days of hiccoughs. 1
dr. McCool was taken 111 several days '
igo and for a time his condition was :
:onsidered critical- However, be im-" '
proved somewhat and was able yes- f
terday to be abodt the house. Short- t
y after going to bis room last night 1
tnd while sitting on bis bed he was 1
seized with a sudden severe pain in
lis heart and died almost instantly. <
John McCool. Jr.. of Brockport, N. ,
r., was called here by his illness and .
trnvea samraay evewus ouu ,
tere -when his fatter passed away. ,
Mr. McCool -was a native of Ireland j
ind came to this country when quite .
i young man and had been eacten- j
iively identified with business inter- ,
:sts in this city and elsewhere. For ,
the past several years he had been
mgaged in the oil business and spent ,
1 part of each year at Bartlettsville, i
'llcla., where he had oil well holdings. j,
He had been in Fairmont for several '
months lately. J ]
His marriage at Bradford to Mary *
Bosquett ,who preceded him to the J
sravc about four years ago, took: 1
place a number of years ago and i
shortly afterward he came to this
city, where he had since resided. <
He is survived by his son John, a r
daughter. Miss Katheriue McCool, 1
and another daughter. Miss Belle Mc- J
Cool, preceded him to the grave a <
number of years aSo. 1
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bosquett. rela- t
fives of the McCool family, will ar- .
rive here this evening from Parkers- j
Lurg to attend the funeral. ,
Funeral . arrangements have not :
been madeJ awaiting word from Mrs. ''
John McCool at Brockport. N. Y. Un-i
dertaker R. C. Jones is in charge of *
ihe arrangements.
Colgate Man Will
Coach High. Teams
?-? ? t
Benjamin D. Khbn. of the United t
States Submarine chaser force sta-f i
Uonod at Brooklyn, Y? has been ap-! <
pointed athletic coach for the Fair- j j
mont High school and will arrive here j
this week to assume his duties. i
Mr. Kahn, who has had three years ' |
of service as teacher of mathematics i :
and athletics in the schools of Elmira. ]
N. Y-, is a graduate of the Colgate ' (
University at Hamilton. N*r Y., with the
degree of Bachelor of science.
He comes here highly recommended
for the position. The Position has '
been vacant at the High^ school since 1
the resignation of Coach T. J. Ellis. !;
; _ ~?-? |;
MAKKIPHa i l/ix rui'cnnu. (
Funeral services over the body 01 <
W. D. Harrington, whose death oc- i
carred In Cleveland yesterday from i
Influenza will be held tomorrow after- <
noon at 2 o'clock from the Cunningham.
undertaking Parlors and interment
will be made hi Woodlawn cemetery.
f i
L-oo. Woodworking mai Caotrnetnea? otnrVner/
NWstnd secondhand r-.acl.inc toc^r. etc. Carrro
Machinery, Cat and Ga*?iino eng*ncs- Pvmps,
drctrie Motors. Engines- Eoilets- Plarci*. Band- ,
nn. etc. S?w-miil oattti. Belting I"m!cyi,
Shafting. Con tractor's tr.nipoect. Concrete
mixers. gSSO op. Everything is trmchftirry ?ad
"""bSed'msShIS^^' CO- fttttbiuith. Pi.
Children Cry
: ^ v
n ^T>
No meeting of Fairmont Lodge No. i
9, Loyal Order of Moose, 'will be held
in "Wednesday erenlng because of
Christmas. The seceretaxy, Bay D.
garden, will sit at\the home daring ;
the evening, however, for the par-!
lose of receiving dues. The Moose j
srtll meet as usual on New Year's I
light, however.
Ray O. warden, secretary of the
>ldge, deputy regent and South Moose
it tie Mooseheart i^egma 01 i?e
World, was in Clarksburg on Sunday I
irranging for tne frolic of Clarksburg
Legion No. 52, which will be held in
Moose Hall this city, on Saturday!
evening, January IS. Already Clarksmrg
reports having sixty ^candidates
Tor this class. \
Continued from Page One)
iher disappointed E%ib was turned away
from their new rulers and upon those
inable to defend themselves. /
Only one class was safe and that was
pomposed of the lowest and worst elements
of society- There was danger
[n a clean collar or a decent appearance
Safety lay in being dirty and I
unkempt. 1 am not referring merely
: the danger to the higher government,
officials under the old regime, the
army and navy officers. They were
either compelled to fleee or hide or
face death. They were beyond the
pale of the law. which meant that
lanyone could kill them with impunity,
lnder the pretext that they were dangerous
to tho ruling powers or tht
they were counter - revolutionaries.
Russia was thus turned into a vast
But there was even as great danger
:o the so-called "Bourgeoisie" or middle
class?the professors, the skilled
mechanics, the small merchants and
shop-keepers, the small land-owning
.'armers, anybody who had a little propsrty.
They were at the mercy of any
Hoodlum or criminal who chanced to
ie in control of the local soviet.
Arbitrary arrests became the order
>f the day, followed by summary exe:utfons,
as well as the official ones
which oearred with appalling regular-:
ity and frequency In the Crimea, in j
:he Oansasus. In the territory of the
Don Cossacks, at Moscow and other
places the first class handed over to
:he mob were the former officers and
the "intelligentsia" comprising the
earned professions and public officers.
At Odessa all the officers, particularly
those or the fleet, were hunted
lown. dragged to the wter front and
thrown into the sea. first having had
weights ip their feet so they could not
After the- Germans took Odessa and
restored some semblance of order, a ]
woman whose two sons, former Rus-1
>:an naval officers, had been thus I
irowned, desired to have their bodies 1
ecoverei so she could give them Chris !
tian burial. She hired two diiers to '
go to the bottom of the harbor. One j
tame up with his hair turned gray!
irom what he found The other came'
ip, a madman, constantly muttering: j
Suffered So He Couldn't Work for
a Year, but Mr. McCormick
Was Cured Promptly"I
had stomach trouble and constipaion.
for ?ve years One year of this
lime I was naable to -work, suffering
untold agony. I doctored with some
>f the best physicians, also took many
iropristary medicines, but could not
ind permanent relict. Finally, a friend
recommended Milks Emulsion. The
Irst few doses relieved me greatly,
ad three bottles of It effected a per
nanent cure"?C. A. McCormick, AnIcrson,
Milks Emulsion is a pleasant nutritive
food and a corrective medicine.
It restores healtby, natural bowel action,
doing away with all need of pills
md physics. It promotes appetite and i
luickly puts the digestive organs in
shape to assimilate food. As a builder
of flesh aud strength. Milks Emul
?ion is strongly recommended to rundown
nervous people, .and it has produced
amazing results in many cases
of asthma, chronic bronchitis and tn- 1
berculcsls of the lungs. Chronic stom- j
ach trouble and constipation are
promptly relieved?usually in one
This ia the only solid emulsion made
and so palatable that it is eaten with
a spoon like ice cream. A truly wonderful
medicine for weak, sickly children.
No matter how severe your case,
you are urged to .try Milks Emulsion
under this guarantee?Take six bottles
home with you, use it according
to directions, and it not satisfied with
the results, your money will be
promptly refunded. Price. 60c and
$1.20 per bottle. The Milks Emulsion
Co, Terre Haute, Ind. Sold and guaranteed
by W- R. Crane Drug Co.
'1 ?'?
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JLJqIS wimjj iu^< . . j ?Hy
He told of nvboieLltanst of corpses reel
moving hack and flavaiil in fbtf~ciir- XI
iHrt down there. ists.
At Kostov on the Dan, the Bolahe- paid
Tiki shot all the students at the high the <
school because some of the students it. t
had Joined Kornllov's forces. The empi
mothers of-some of the boys tried to the I
save them and were shot down too. laye<
Those, who survived, published a pltl- lies,
fnl protest fh th?r newspapers. \ For Be
doing this, the editors were forced to tige
suspend publication. on t
At Kiev, Bolshevik patrols paced up the
and down the street and shot people poss:
who looked suspicious- to them f*? *
FOrmer army officers were shot i~te
down in open places ontslde the city ~'tv<
by dozens ?u II they were game birds. 1T1XAt
Petrodrad and Moscow the Bol- over
shevlks took especial glee in hunting Pean
and killing the so-called "Ynnkers."
These were the--military cadets, the
futare officers of the army, who. as a Tl{"- s
mle. were rcune students who had n.n .
volunteered tor one year's service. 111 ? 1
They were killed openly la the streets ."
of PetrogTcd and their bpdies tossed
Irom the bridges into the city canals. !r~7When
the railroad station at Yekatarinodar
had been evacuated by the __
Cosssacks. the Bolshevikl arrived and .
killled several score of women and "
children who were there waiting for a
tralin. Sick or wonnded soldiers, who
| were undergoing treatment in various
[ hospitals for disease or wounds conI
tracted or received "in the days when j
| Russia fought Germany, were dragged1
out of their beds and shot in the!
streets. j
Bolshevik soldiers exacted whaf! '
t pleased alike from the rich and the \
small property holders. They tooS 1
: cattle from i oe landowner and supplieI
from the shopkeepers Employes an f
:!erks - were er^ouraged to demand ;
| from their employers so-called "bac
pay" which was really raises in pa
for years ago that they gave then, j
selves. If a man had been_ gettin
two dollars a day and estimated tha
he should have gotten ten. he simpi>
eight dollars per day back pay an !
the so-caTe darbitration commission
always granted his claims.
The Bolshevlki abolished existing
courts without replacing them with
' !
M Women pj
Iauseforover40years! ^/* ;
S/3 Thousands of voluntary ^
letters from women, tel}/<f
iag of the good Cardui
'* has dcae them. This is W/
V' the bestprocfoi the value %/"
', i of Cardui. It provesthat
V ' Cardui is a good medicine
ifor women. - Hp'
f>Vj There are no harmful or Wy
habit-forming drags in
'g.sil CarduL It is composed
"v' i only of mild, medicinal Us
y ingredients, wlih no bad gOf frtTC
,? after-effects. ffvj cases
** TAKE |
j The V/oEaE's Ioaic |
You can rely on CarduL my*r \
Surely it will do for you pyf c!
what it has done for so ?:
many thousands of other t/, cj
women! It should help. /4 ?
"I was takeu sick, j
seemed to be ...," /J" c|
writes Mrs. Mary E.Veste, jj:
of Madison Heights, Va. /if ?
"I got down so weak, y, ?;
could hardly -walk ... ?
just staggered around. 'O ?:
_ . . I read of Cardnf, y' ?;
and after taking one tot- vi
tie, or before taking quite yf 1:8:85
all, I felt much better. I yj _
took 3 or 4 bottles at /J
that time, and-was able to /jl ?7^
do my work. I take it in V
f^j tue spring wiicn run- L'a :vj
jL/jj It is the-best tonic I ever fc/ 22
E/| ^saw." Try CarduL WS ^
^2 AH Druggists jp ?
tSs reign of terror, whicIt stffl ex- 1
was fomented, cncomiti sad >
for by German agents. It was J
antral empires which profited by
rhUe there were such <hings as '
ires. In fact. Bolshevism delayed 1
Inevitable fall of the Huns. It de- j
1 the inevitable victory of the al- j
ilshevism destroyed the last ves
of armed resistance to Germany i
he Russian front. It demobilized i
vast Russian army an'd made it 1
ible for Germany to concentrate ]
mtire army In France. It nego- 3
d the treacherous peace of Brest- 1
>sk Jn which, after some play act-}
the Bclskevild practically turned^, ]
the crops and supplies of Euro- '!
Russia to the Germans. r
frustrated every effort made by i
men as Alkseyev. Kornilov, Kale- t
md Unto* to organize a new vol- j
?r Russian army which wonld take
ield against the Germans. t
facilitated the removal of Rus- t
wheat, oil and minerals to Ger? 1
r and Austria, so that they coald s
>etter strike at the great western I
w E take this oppoi
many friends for
ing the past year, and t
Christmas and a Prosp
320 MAIN <
Xmas Gi
Scott & Ha\
Beyer's Restaui
its Friends a]
a Merry Chi
a Prosperous
Boyer's R
Bring In your wheat while roa
per bushel for good wheat. You
Sour on exchange basis. Tolls nou
7th Street, Fain
y^\ ( ffs
m ^
g <? 2 ? *<? ?P*
P "7 ,* ? ? ?
to <m iTiiwinwiTSo
of the JPoMwnrM and, ?
Loodly proclaiming its prhafltpl * m
"no annexations arc no indaaSS^I
it yielded to the Genaxst an fmliflH
provinces, practically withoutllAMpiaH
And when it was seen that OenonH
was in danger of financial coBnfl
under pretei se of paying tin tea
aities exacted under the Breat-EJO|
ireaty. ihe Bolshevik! began the HB
porutioa to Berlin of whole .$rwHn
laden with the gold that flaiagijllM
lormed Russsla's gold reserve^
Throughout its entire career' t
3olsheviki regime has worked in sea^
ton and out for Germany and again*
rot only the allies^ but agaidSt titexeh^ 'l
nterests of Russia ThM point shOilM^'/;
?e constantly borne in mind by 'AsesD^S
Russia, seal Russia, should be ltelped
o its fee: by the great democracies <<b?3|
he world, bat the criminals who aiSW^y
ter and bound her and pillaged ber ,iS
iid the two kaisers shonld be'bmted j
nto exile .'
-tunity to thank our "j
their patronage dur- -'4||
;o wish them a Merry
>erous New"Year.
?? S B9
ii j
-eetings I
vkins & Co. H
ant Wishes all j I
nd Patron's i: l
istmas and |jyj
New Year ;j i
tAS DINNER HERE. .. j j ,1
estaurant I
I" STREET. j |; -||
ds are good. We will pay $220 ?
can also get winter's supply of 755.-' ;
i takes on cash basis of 35c per*.
I & MILLING Co. 11
mont, W. Va. ? |1 I
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