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Daily Average k j ( April 1919 A ? Audit Bureau of Circulation* I ESTABLISHED 1868. ? YANKE innTinu nuiAm TO GETI VIEWS Will Send Representatives to City Planning Convention Fairmont's Rotary club is going to send tyro representatives to tbe annual conference of tbe American City Planning Institute which will be held early next week at Niagara Palls. This was decided upon at today's meeting of the (flub, held at The Fairmont and the purpose al It is to get some first hand late information upon the city planning movement before the club takes action upon n proposition now before It that the club put through a project to create a city planning commission for Fairmont The step taken today grew out of a 4 Jfuggesrtlon by Charles W. Evans, secT^etary of the chamber of commerce who after saying that, be heartily.endorsed the city planning movement read from a magazine an article outlining the scope of such commission. ' -Mr; Evans told briefly about what Is being dctaeUn Massachusetts along the city planning Hne. Otis G. Wilson, superintendent of the Fairmont Independent District schools, Clarence D. Robinson, chairman of the Rotary club committee which has the discussion of the c*ty planning proposition In charge, and W. J. Wiegel of The West Virginia also made brief remarks upon the subject. Mr. Wilson sntd that a city plan would , bo a great aid to the Bchool authorities as it would eneble them to Ibuy property for school purposes more tnteUlgent> lyThe names of several members as suitable to represent the club at Niagara FsPls conference were suge^ited from the floor today among them being John S. Scott and J. M. Hartley but ' neither man could be sure right then whether he could be present and It finally" was decided that Prastdent lively and Chairman Robinson should arrange the matter. Another matter that came up at today's meeting was the report of the committee appointed to determine what this dty ought to do In the way of aiding In the war upon venereal diseases. The committee recommended that a commission be organised consisting of President Idvelv representdng tihe Rotary club. R. T. Cunning" nam. representing tbo manufacturers. Dr. Cbesney Ramage, superintendent of Fairmont Hospital. Brooks Fleming Jr.. representing the coal Industry Oharles W. Evans, representing the Chamber of Commerco and Captain OU'orne of the Salvation army be organized to determine the best method of establishing a clinic to work in conjunction with the Public Hoatlh Service. The report was adopted. It was announced that as the clnb election was close at hand nominating committees headed by Tern Brett and Blaine Moore respectively had been selected and would,put two tickets in the flefld at the proper time. NO PLIGHT TODAY. WASHINGTON. May 22.?High winds today again prevented the Naval seaplane NC-4 from leaving Puta Delgrada for Lisbon on the seeorf'd leg of her transatlantic flight. f 1 J wiLL pi# CASH FOR LIBERTY BJ0NDS Roost Bldfl. Fa I rm AGpat^VaTQ CITY^AX^AYERS Accenting to the 1if 1 am com pellWTSto advert!*,'all taxes unpaldVnfirst/Monday In June K; ?whlc#Os vHx naf at hand. Now Is >'?1 \csl?^w1ieeP >'our property *o\ beiJ^Wvertlsed, come In at ?ncH ?dF wJIgto, taxes on name. H vor/^uuch^Wlke to do this bu\ I (1f\' no' law but am VontiUstT'To ei^u-ce it. E,; Please lesJpie at once a^Larrrange atMt your taxes. j 1 iff! E^tBER ASSOCIATED PRESS. ma \ \ i V ^ nH A MnfajtL i In tMs pftturc Con sent to recelv German delegatlo: Enterprise Assoc! Candy Company Buys A Permanent Home At a meeting of the stockholders held at their place of business, 125 Jackson street, this city, last evening, the officers of the Monongahela Candy company were authorlbed to complete a real estate deal by which It Decomes tee purchaser of the 'building in which It now conducts its business. At the same meeting ('has. R. Hoult, who recently purchased an Interest, was elected a member of the board of directors. Mr. Hoult Is a well known business man who Tor many years has conducted a general merchandise store' st Hoult, this county.. It Is un- < derstood that Mr. Hoult will become , active In the conduct of the business soon, and together with A. P. Sandy, who is at present the active head of ' the business this will assure the concern of good management and their customers ot good and honorable treatment U.S. NAVY PARTY HERE TOMORROW j Recruiters Will Pitch Tent on Lawn of Court _ I nouse. In a regular Navy tent, the recruiting party which comes here tomorrow under the command of Lieutenant Wroth, U. S. N., will open headquarters on the lawn of the court house for the three stoy that will be made In Fairmont. The court house lawn was chosen as the best .site and through the courtesy of city and county officials the- recruiters will have | the use of this central location. E. H. Byrnes, U. S. N? advance man | for the party, left Fairmont last evening for the next city in the party's Itinerary. While here Mr. Byrne answered a number of Inquiries concerning the Navy and also stralghtenod up a number of questions concerning war risk Insurance. A particular appeal will be made by the recrltlng station to men recently discharged from the army. The navy is particularly anxious to enroll such men for as a rule thev. are in fine physical condition and have training which makes it easier for them to be turned Into regular salty sons of the sea. CLEANING UP. The lot opposite the Washington street side of the Fairmont hotel, own- , cd by the Riverview Improvement company. Is being cleaned up and soon : ' a coat of paint will be put on the build- ' ing formerly occupied by the notorious "Billy" May restaurant. The build- J Ing Is now occupied by tti* Snider Wall Paper company, andiean hardly } be recognised as the old^Billy" MaFI establ^hment. J Member# Wll/tijfcp !No. 5473, M. W. Yif A. IYo^lMe earnestly > request* td Me wreseSb^ special ^ Meetlng\FriA^/evenlng,' 23, H. O. VyAFFBRMAN. Conslk ! READY gORBLtofl^SS \erwice/ Sfation.^>* \ TUIX^'nizing 2ih Uagltson Street. You Cannot be Sou MBa$39f&B - Jt-- W'- -" *? Ytt )C iUf F rest V FAIRMONT, WEST VIR( PS RE/ FIRST PICTURE OF GE W^tytX fi?5?(? jSSSfcj ; ? fflKV^^g gj Suwi v-SMB^le^ jBiuBS^Hiiit' ?" imiPiT^W L, '^DP ' W*Srafflft i at the most dramatic moment In the II e the terms of the peace treaty from t n and. at his side, No. 3, Is President WU etion. iliTioP ELECTSJFFICERS. Eighth Annual Session Came to Close at Grace Church. 1 At noon today the eighth annual conference of the Synod of West Virginia ] United Lutheran churches of America, came to a close at Grace Lutheran church, this city. The officers eieot- ed for the ensuing year are: President, Ralph A. Harsnman, Wheeling; vice president. Rev. F. H. Crlssman, Elklns; secretary and treasurer, Rev. J. L. Marvin, Blttlnger, Md. The place of the next session will be decided later. The closing session was held at 9 o'clock with the devotional exercises In charge of Rev. P. T. Crlckenburger, Grafton. Rev. S. S. Adams, Eglon, read a paper on "Our Church at Work." Rev. W. Roy aHshlnger, of Wheeling, read the second paper. Last night Rev. F. H. Crlssman, Elklns, preached the sermon. Thanks were extended to the La dies' Aid society for serving meals to the delegates, the pastor, the choir and others who aided In arranging the meeting. A resolution was passed endorsing the graded system of Sunday school lessons. There were 17 delegates present. Rev. 0. C. Dean, ot Wheeling, one of . the active spirits of the synod, was unable to attend because of Illness. < Among the visiting clergymen were Rev. StrausB, Wheeling, and Rev. McDaniels, Moundsvllle, General Council clergymen. The visiting delegates left on the noon train. suffragFreceTves big vote ii house WomenFeel Sure They Will Also Win in Senate This Time. (WASHINGTON, May 22.?Nationll suffrage for women was endorsed I hv lhp Hnnno nf Tlonroooniatinnn l ? vuuuvwiova IUI the second lime yesterday when the Susan Tt a- '? -nt'->-nt resoutlon was adopted br a vote of : lo 89. Suppu. m. a .iiu measure Immediate!;, arranged lo tarry irtnir fight to the senate, where, although , twice defeated, at the last session, hpy are confident of obtaining the, ( idcessary two thirds vote. The victory for the suffrage forces I , was by 42 vote? more than the reluired two thirds. On the previous : rallot on' the resolution last January 10. 1918. exactly the necessary numjer of affirmative votes were recorded. House leaders of both parties in the brief debate preceding the vote. irged favorable action, but many J southern democrats opposed the measure as did several New^ England Republicans. f \\ Dlfc YbtfJ SftHLEY, f30 y^5C?TREET 0\rMr?nFw&rvq Store *Ooen EMind ReVvinable Prlcei f PMONE i to be Well Posted IWi irgmia's Best Newspaper jINIA, THURSDAY EVE^ IDYTO piANSBEFOFHE THE PEA ' . J ;. ?y\.giife of the peace eon press arrow No. 1 p he congress at Versailles. No. 2 Is Clei Ison. The plorure was brought direct fn Expect Donation of 1 Site for High School1 The first step In securing the new high school authorized by the voters of j the Bast Side for Union Independent . district, will be the location of a site. It Is believed a site will be donated the board, which will permit the entire J (150,000 to be put into a building. So far there has been no consideration of any sites or any discrusslon as to the particulars of the building^ . The school board of the district met last evening to canvass the vote-which I was found to be 209 for and 9 against < FUNDS 11 COME j FBI 1 PEOPLE! ??_ 1 No Contribution Larger j Than $1,000 Will Be ' , Accepted. \ WASHINGTON, May 22.?Chairman , Hays ,of the Republican National com- j mittee, has announced no contribution of more than <1,000 would be received from any one for the financing of the coming Republican campaign and launched a country-wide small individual subscription. The new plan marks the passing of great campaign contributions from corporations and individuals long the subject of attack by the Republican party's political opponents. The new plan. Mr. Hays announced involves the centralization or money raising Into , the very smallest contributions from ' the smallest units of territory. The chairman wil outline the new plan In detail at a conference here tomorrow and Friday with the Republican state chairman. "Everyone recognizes the necessity of meeting legitimate campaign expenses." said Mr. Hays. "There is Just one way for this money to be provided and that is by means of small contributions from the great membership of the party. This plan will be followed completely. A general committee of waj-B and means, acting with Mr. TJpham. the treasurer, will carry 'this work into each state and into the cities and towns with a definite organization for the raising of money. The purpose will be to get Bmall contribu tlons from a great many members of ihe party. It is tbe plan to have these sustaining contributions run from year to year and in amounts from ono dollar up. No contribution of more than a thousand dollars will be re- ! ceived from , any one." Chairman Hays added that the . financing of.the Republican campaign would be an open book and that It would accord with the best spirit of the campalgh publicity laws of the na- , tkra and the stateB. ( Memorial Day Service ; at Benton's Ferry \ i Arrangements are being made to i hold a Memorial Day service In the i Methodist Episcopal church at Benton's Ferry on Friday afternoon, May 30, at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. Charles Baird Mitchell, D. D? 1 rector of Christ Episcopal church, will i deliver the oration. Graves will be decorated after the services. Rev. I. 1 A. Barnes is the pastor of the church i at Benton's Ferry. < r Unless You are a rtjtnin ING, MAY 22, 1919. " STAR! CE CONGRESS \ oints to Brockdor f-Rantzau. head at tin neneeau, president of the peace oongre: tan Versailles by a special messenger f iTiiili PASS THRSUGH [III Fifteen Hundred Going to Columbus, O. for Celebration. Fifteen hundred soldiers of the Thir:y-second dtvtsion, which saw active jverseas service, passed through Falraont at noon today direct from New Fork city, having recently landed :here from Germany. There were :hree trains, pulling through the station at 12:30, 12:55 and 1:20 o'clock, jach. having been provided with thir:een Pullman coaches and a baggag; :ar, the War department paying moro ittention to the wants of the men Lhan.when they were taken to the canonments. In each baggage car the commissary lepartment -was on the Job and a roarng fire kept the soup and coffee good ind hot. The soldiers are bound tor Columbus, O., where they will participate In a celebration on Friday. From Columbus they will go to Camp Shernan, Chllllcothe, O.. where (hey will )e honorably discharged. On the first train thoer was a Fairno at boy?Thomas Evans, nephew of W. B. Evans, of the Consolidation tJoal company. There perhaps were >ther West Virginia boys in the troops put the majority of the soldier boys ire from Ohio. Most of them wear two service stripes. CUSTOMERS STORM HARRISON'S STORE Pulling Power of Advertising Illustrated This Morning. A remarkably interesting event is n progress otday and the balance of the week which dispels 'all doubts as to the power of advertising and valtiettvlng in the mercantile field. Harriinn'a e*?r? Moln oirnni la hn1<ll?<. ? "Tv~i ?o uwiuiug a uui* ar Days" Sale and the crowds attending give ample evidence to the results jf advertising and sound business methods. Before the store was opened for luslness this morning there were dozsns of persons waiting to enter and at sine o'clock the Interior was bo crowded there was barely enough room to move about. As the day passed the patrons were constantly moving In and out and on the" basts }t business volume alone this must have been one of the greatest days In the history of Mr. Harrison's establishment. Several times it was necessary to close and lock the doors so those Inside could be properly waited jn and In the meantime the gathering would take place waiting for the doors to he reopened. Mr. Harrison wps so busy he did not have time to talk. C. M. Parent, advertising manager, was on his toes but told The West Virginian that the advertising value of Fairmont newspipers Is unquestioned when the merchant sells merchandise which baclts up his claims. Nothing Mucli. It sal's here that dllnb people can >e taught to distinguish colors by the tense of touch, said the Fat Man. Well, that iBn't surprising, replied ihe Thin Man. A fellow always knows when he feels blue, doesn't he??Clnilnnatl Enquirer. Regular Reader of _ V J!Ill ably ?h TODAY'S NEWS TODAY. rtoRi ywwv^wwv 1 S ?Kj3KYjfl 9 Qerman diega>s, addressing the or the Newspaper Bishop iWahue & At St. Joseplls Italian cktholic church on SundaV morning Rev. R. J. Donahue, Wheelilg. bishop of the Wheeling DiocesA will conduct the rite of confirmation. In the evening A 8 o'clock in the parochial school bu\ding of St. Pet- I er's Catholic church.ullshop Donahue will addresB the Daughter's of Isabella. LUNCHEON TOHIGHT FOR M.E. HUSTLERS Quota for Morgantown District is Over 60 Per Cent Subscribed. With sixty per cent, of its quota subscribed, Morgantown district under the leadership of Charles W. Evans, Is today starting the spurt which is expected to put the district's quota In the Methodist Centenarydrive well over before the close of fha nemnnlmt TKIn ?hm(hm I? ?V? ?uw luia C1CUIU5 111 IUC I First Methodist Eplsoopal church i lunch will be served the workers and today's reports received. The meeting tonight will also map out plans (or winding up the local campaign. Advices to Mr. Evans from Pittsburgh this morning were very encouraging bringing the news that the Pittsburgh district has subscribed four and a half million of Its seven and a half million total. The telegram from Pittsburgh headquarters this morning is as follows: "West Virginia conference total midnight today, 1847,805. Pittsburgh araea total 84,516,000 against quota 87,500,000. West Virginia districts: Buckhannon 882,988 Charleston 70,000 Elkins 111,276 Parkersburg 70,000 Huntington 69,647 Wheeling 260,000 Morgantown 184,000 "Dapger of failure,to receive reports from West Virginia churches lies .in fate local churches will feel they are pot being watched. Please adopt extraordinary means to check off your doubtful churches. Check at end of this week will be too late." It is expected that at the meeting tonight several teams will report as being over their quotas. The standing of the teams yesterday evening was as follows: F. J. Smith 8 4,064 R. M. Hlte 4.885 I Dr. Boydston 4,051 J. L. Hall 3.189 T. W. Hennen 3,351 Fred Helmlck 3,332 Trevey Natter 3,871 Mrs. Rtheldaffer 4,019 MIsb Phillips 4,386 Mrs. Howard 4,860 Total $40,008 WILLIAM ANTHONY LINN. William Anthony Linn, aged 65. died yesterday at his home on Olady Creek after an Illness with a complication of diseases. He was the son of the late Hugh Linn and was born February 15. 1854. In the year 1878 he was united In marriage with Miss Margaret Rudy. Mr. Linn was one of the highly respected residents of the Olady Creek section and bad lived for the past thirty years on the home site where his death occurred. He is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Sanford W. Linn and Robert H. Linn, of Taylor county; Sam R. Linn, of Fairmont, and Martha J. Linn, of Olady Creek. FuenraJ services were held this afternoon. at 2:30 o'clock from the Olady Creek cemetery by Undertaker Fred Jenkins. the Advertisements. HE WEATHER. ttlod tonight; Friday pro*, owora. c 1. . PRICE THREE CENTS. BERLIN Generals Ligget and Hines Ordered Back to Front . .. 5 ? ? Berlin Workers Demand Peace Be Ratified (By Associated Press.) BERLIN. May 22.?The Greater ; Berlin Soldiers' and Workers' coan-S oil today adopted a resolution de mandlng that the peace treaty be I signed and appealing to the pro- | letarlat of the Allied countries. ?-a I 1 COBLENZ, Wednesday, May 21 ? (By Associated Press.) ? Lieutenant. General Hunter Liggett, oomruander of the Army of Oceupatiop, and Major General John Hines, commander" of the Third corps who were on their way to London today were recalled to Ooblenz by an order from American General hradqnarters. f jwjSIHH Nine hundred motor tracks began to move Tuesday midnight from west' of the Rhine to the bridgehead area. The trucks are being distributed to vartmia nnlnta r?# ifontnca nmr?w eWw " j troops holding the zone oast of the ? RHhne should the occasion arise Mr f the American to start an advance. PARIS, May 22. ? (Havaa )?The eight days granted the Germans before the time limit for the submission of replies to the Allied peace terms expires will not be devoted exclusively to the drafting of notes at Versailles but will be empoyed at Berlin for the purpose of quieting agitations there, i according to newspapers here. It is pointed out that there Is an Influential party in Germany made up of Independent and Majority socialists a which favors the signing of the treaty. Bankers, manufacturers and business men generally as well as the military authorities are said to share this view, believing It Is declared, that anything is preferable to Bolshevism* which might ensue If Germany refus- I ed to agree to the terms of peace. Phillip Schledemann, the German chancellor and Justice Knox, minister of defense, - have compromised their $ position by exaggerated statements and have placed themselves In a difficult situation. .- '"/aw Newspapers declare that the exten- | slon granted yesterday will be the last concession as te time made to thq enemy. It this Is true It Is expected the treaty may be signed betwato j June 12 and June 16. i ~ Injured in Local Yards By Engine i Harry Goldberg, aired about 20. an a employe of the Baltimore and Ohio 9 Railroad Company in its Valuation department was struck by an engine ' In the local yards yesterday evening knocked down sustaining severe iinjuries. The young man falledvia | see the train approaching. His in- I Juries are not thought to.be of a A serious nature. He was taken from 1 the Kenyon hotel where he resides 1 to Cook hospital for treatment to* day. He was Injured about the head, f Tbe former home of the young mag 1 is in Baltimore. . ^ "iMM <ao^ c? n acta ipui IUI uamagG to His Automobile i The Jury in the damage suit broughtM against Scott Conn bv Guy Robin j son of Barraclcville^ yesterday a: noon allowed a judgement of $84.08 ; Robinson brought a'llt for $150. d< ages resulting from an automobilt I collision on Cleveland avenue. Tubs J A number of witnesses testtfi?< for both the plaintiff and the def<*$lt ant, the trial taking up the greats a part of the day. jj?. Kaiser inLuck. They say the Kaiser Is spending I $1,000 a week. Whew! They must be paying wood J choppers a lot In Holland!?Battle 1 more American.