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ESTABLISHED 1868. ?
MMHOI'S
CELEBRATION
WAS BUSY DAY
? n
Wit.li a Snlnto and
Ended With a Fire
i' Alarm.
WHAT ONEJAILOR SAW
1 Eats for the Service Men
I. Were the Best
Ever.
The Fourth at Mdnnlngton yester.day
was a grand melange of twelve
i thousand people, (lags, airplane, chlck|
' en dinners, bands, fire crackers, ball
games, carnivals, red hot weather,
's e<en hotter oratory and a great hollI
< day spirit.
l> Thirteen guns boomed at sunrise
K and brought people tor miles around
from their beds, and an hour later tho
r roads were beginning to fill with cars.
H tt.wagon's, buggies, horses and people
' heading for the big celebration. To
f descrlbo how the people came to ManIt
nington yesterday would require more
adjectives than Robert Southey used
H in telling how the water comes down
iat Lodore.
Trains and street cars were packed
with a perspiring, good-humored and
expectant humanity all morning. So
crowded were the interurban cars out
of Fairmont that many persons gave
oyer the Idea of trying to fight aboard
one, and returned to their homes, some
as tar away as Falrvlew.
It would be as Impossible to tell of
$11 the things that happened at Mannlngton
yesterday as It would be to describe
everything that happened at a
three ring circus. So we'll Just tag
!along behind this sailor and see what
rl happened to him and what he saw.
[ )| About eight-thirty he registered at
' Basnetts store and got a nice ticket
t which said "Chicken dinner. 12
I o'clock. Elks' Clnb." At this time
several thousand people were on the
streets and the. band of twenty clowns
was causing a continual uproar.
Until ten oclock be' milled around
and watched the crowds earning in and
then "went over to the high school and
listened to a bang up concert by the
Elks band. The band was augmented
by a number of musicians from out of
I town and was one of the features of
k. the day.
At 10:30 Clyde Kinsey marshalled
hfa chorus on a stand built on the high
HI gabool campus, and while It was not
a chorus of 300 by several, the singing
Hr was dandy. He stood at salute while
they sang two verses of the Star Span
Ml gled Banner and his arms was get
ting a little tired and he was afraid
they were going to sing all the verses.
HQ The "Recessional was then sung, and
Bl In this Mr. Kinsey had a splendid solo
HI part. "America' and "Onward Christlan
Soldiers," in which the crowd jolnH
cd, ended the program.
At 11:15 he heard a lot of cheering
BD on the high school campus and went
Ig over and discovered that H. S. Lively,
a of Fairmont, was making a speech that
I was receiving enthusiastic attention.
H ' (Continued on Page Four)
1 EXCELLENT
m POSITIONS
FOR
CAPABLE
MEN
, The West Virginian requires
subscription solicitors for Mannlng
ton, Paw Paw, Lincoln, WInfield,
Grant and Union districts. It is
B pleasant, ontside work and offers
> 'big earning possibilities and only
I big men can fill the position prop[I
erly. If you are in this class write
!_B1 nr Mil ftt nnca *
- ?- w-wv w dvo mi. ncuic,
Circulation Manager at The West
Virginian office.
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Lots of
t| New Victor Records
Ready for you at
Hartley's?4th floor.
PALACE RE
123 M1AXN
SUCCESSORS TO E
Oar Idea is to giro the publl
aier before bad In MramL We
flood prepared ta our unitary kite
playea. An Inspection at oar kttd
plan la to protect the peoples hea
I beet fDoda. Thin Restaurant mana,
tmaitenia who goarantee a-l sen
I body welcooie?we will be glad to
PALACE RE
r members op bobdcbbs kent
1" e. ooroas.
I| Modern
Ignrn
[EMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS.
in hies
fob 3i Fin
That Many New Patients
Added to Fairmont
Hospital List
A number of Fourth of July accident
cases were treated at Fairmont
, oap.tal yesterday.
Kenneth Miller, a young mil of
Kingwood was admitted to the hospital
suffering with a broken iilp bone.
The young man was riding an automobile
en route to Kingwood to attend
tae home ccmdng celebration when he
was overtaken by u racing automobile
and was tnrown down and tun over
0/ the car. His condition Is not S'.1:totu
Mrs. Effie Jones, colorsl of tliis
I city bid her leg broken In ?a atfr.iv
win: i occurred at a party in Monon
I ituh in '.v'hjch she was struck with a
I fjiice rail in the hands of anoiatr wmn
an member of the party.
A boy by the name of Safe-field
aU> had a leg broken while it'.ending
the telel ration of the United Mine
a orkers p.i. the fair grounds.
Mrs. Hannah Mason
Dies at Monongah
Mrs. Hannah E. Mason, aged 78,
wife of R. J. Mason and a highly respected
woman of this county,' died
Friday evening at 11:45 o'clock at
her home at Monongah after an illness
with paralysis. She had been a
resident of Monongah for a number ol
years. She had a consistent membei
of the Baptist church at that pl?.ce.
She was united in marriage with
Mr. Mason January 28. 1866, and tc
the union were born nine children
eight of whom survive >er. The surviving
children are: IV. F. Mapon, ol
Corbln, Kansas; Mrs. Lewis Shaver
C. W. Mason, Miss Maud Mason, R
Carson Mason and Clyde Masoh, all
of Monongah; Mrs. Joseph Hayes, ol
Owlngs, W. Va., and J. Ward Mason,
of Fairmont.
Funeral services will be conducted
from the Southern MethodlEt Episcopal
church at Mononeah on Sunday al
two o'clock, and Interment will be
| made In the Willow Tree cemetery by
| Undertakers It. L. Cunningham and
son. It is requested that no flowers
bo sent.
Services will' be conducted by the
Rev. Mr. Dye.
Wants Monarchy.
Again in Germany
LONDON July B, The Germar
c6nservatlve party Issued a proclamation
signed by Ernest von Heybebrand,
the party leader in the Reichstag.
stating that the party "declares
war on the government and Intends
/to use Its whole strength to reestablish
the monarchy" according to s
Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange
Telegraph Company.
BASEBALL AT LUMBERPORT.
Three baseball games were played
at Lumberport yesterday between the
Star City and Lumberport teams, Lumberport
winning eafih of the thres
games.'
The first game went eleven innings
Star City losing out by a 2-1 score
The second game was a victory to:
Lumberport by a 9-2 score and thf
third game was a victory by a 10-!
score.
SPENT FOrilTH IN MANNINGTON.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Barrah and son
James, MIbb Lillian Squires, Miss Edna
Crites, Miss Marie Green, Miss
Kathleen Ford and Keno Fleming
spent the Fourth at Manntngton, the
guests of John Murary, woh is the
manager of the ten cent store there.
Liberty Restaurant
SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNER, 50c
at the Liberty Restaurant.
Choice of One Meat.
Cream of Chicken Soup,
Roast Young Chicken with Dressing,
Fried Spring Chicken Cream Gravy
Roast Prime Ribs of Beef Au Jus.
Stewed Chicken With Dumpling,
Vegetables.
Mashed Potatoes
New String Beans,
Pine Apple Pimento Salad,
Dessert.
Ice Cream.
Coffee, Tea, MUk.
STAURANT I
I STREET.
DDKNS-ANDERSON8
b a better service than they have j
s aim to provide, wholesome.' pare j
hen and serrod by courteous omhen
win cooTtace any one that oar
1th by furnishing and cooking the
fed by experlencer New York Res
ice at reasonable prices. Kveryeerre
you.
STAURANT
I AaSOCIATTON OF FAIRMONT.
Manager.
Merchants Always.
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FAIRMONT, WEST VIRGI3
ILL MINES OUT
01 JUL! FOURTH
I IS REGION
Production Fell to 670 Cars
on Thursday, Because
Men Eased Up.
uhcohsigneTcars drop
Export Business Expected
to Help the Local Situation
Greatly.
Miners observed Independence Day
and no coaJ was produced in the Pair
raont region yesterday. The United
Mine Workers held a series of gatherings
over the region, which were
well attended. Prominent speakers
presented the cause of labor to the
men.
Prosperity Soon.
Coal operators, who have not already
[ secured export orders feel that during
the present month the coal Indus.
try will tnko a boost. Operators pro|
ducing a clean, high-grade coal will
find that there is a ready market for
i it abroad. It is expected that a num.
ber of operators will soon have their
mines running full tilt,
i Thursdays Loading.
i Work in the mines on Thursday wai
, somewhat limited because many mln.
ers decided to ease up or leavo town
; bo as to spend the Fourth of July else'
r where. Tho tonnage produced along
, the Mouongah division of the Baltl[
more and Ohio railroad was according
ly cut down some. There wero ?7o
, cars loaded on the division. The actual
coal was 6G5 cars while the coke
[ was five cars, Which was all loaded
. east.
: The eastward coal loading was 519
! cars and the westward 178 cars.
In addition to the movement of
Thursday's loading there were 32 un
i consigned cars passed off the division
on Thursday.
To Curtis Bay.
Shipments to Curtis Bay on Thursday
fell won to 158 oarsi 'almost 50
cars shy of what had been going dally
to that pier.
There Is a tendency toward an increaso
in coal shipments to" the lakes.
There were 14 cars more sent to the
I laked on Thursday than on Wednesday,
the total having been 117 cars. Lake
business appears to be picking up
some during the past week.
I Other Shipments.
i Other shipments made off tho dlvl.
slon yesterday were as follows: St.
t Georges 17 cars; Michigan points, 2
, cars; Ohio points, 7 cars; miscellaneous
points, 52 cars.
Railroad Fuel.
Railroad fuel loaded on the Monon,
gah division of the Baltimore aiid Ohio
railroad on Thursday totaled 235
' loads. This has been about the aver[
ace daily loading recently.
Mine Supply Man.
R. L. Wilfong. ot 1107 Alexander
' Place, who before the war was an in;
spector for the engineer's office of tho
t Consolidation at Jenkins, Kentucky,
| has become local representative of the
' Colonial Supply company, of Pittsburgh,
dealers in mine and mill supplies.
Dally Car Supply.
There are 1,050 empty cars on the
division today. This is more than sufficient
<to cover the needs of tho day
at the mines at 115 mines are down.
Many of the miners are taking this as
p holiday also.
Cars are classified as follows today:
Coal, 1,49*; coke, Jl. The placement
at 7 o'clock this morning was 1,062.
Cars left over from the previous day
were 191.
Coke Production.
Coke is now being produced at Mine
9, Jamison Coal and Coke company,
Barrackvflle. For some time the coke
business was very dull in the Faliy
mdht region, but it is picking np sonyv
what. During the paBt week or two
some light coke shipments hare been
made.
Releasing Care.
The United States railway will immediately
release thousands of coal
cars, which will be placed in the eastern
car pool and this will aid greatly
in curbing the car shortage, which is
now apparent. It Is reported "that 40. 000
coal cars were constructed for the
administration. That a coal shortage
Is impending cannot be denied. Production
up to June 14 was abort 64,000,000
tons.
S. D. Brady Home.
Samuel D. Brady, coal operator, Is
home from a trip to Atlantic City. He
mmriA fho <r<7? 1"' OII?A
United Mine Worker*.
John Custalac, district organizer, Is
In Clarksburg.
Sanford Snyder, international organizer,
Is In Scottdale today. ,
Joe Angello. International organizer,
la In Clarksburg today.
Ten thousand people heard Attorney
John J. Conlff and C. F. Keeney,
Charlston, president of District No.
17. United Mine Workers, deliver addroses
at Klngwood yesterday.
Production Increase.
Production of bttnmlDous ooal dnr-l
lnc the week ending June 81 Indicated j
a slight increase, according to the
United Statoe Geological Survey, but a j
decrease as compared with the week
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Virginia's Best Newspaper
SLA, SATURDAY EVENING
Oh, Listen Here! \
By ADAM ?. LANK. .
juear Mr. Raff Stuff:It
111 becomes you to c&ll upon me '
for assistance in stepping on tbe Rest
Room accelerator after telling the
whole town about my trip to Pittsburgh.
Since Hermlone reads only
the society Items and Confessions of
a Bride, I managed to squeak by, but
If any one happens to tell her I wasn't
at Catawba over Sunday, you are go- a
lng to have an earnest visitor. However,
I will be earnest about the Rest
Room firBt,
To Wit: i
1 Wish |
mat eacn aitmoer
Of our County Court
Was the Mother w
Of five Children,
And that They,
With the Five,
Had to make A
Shopping Trip
Into Town I:
From over On
BunneFe Ridge.
Or nine miles In
By Trolley,
When it Was
Ninety Degrees
In the Shade.
I wish that They
Would be Compelled T
To tramp Through 0
The stores And ']
Streets <1
From 0 A. M. Till tl
Four P. M.. V
Carry one Baby w
And seventeen Packages
And Endeavor n
To herd the Rest ' {
Of the little Chaps
Along
And keep Them
From being Run
Down 0
By automobiles And a
Drays si
And Streetcars;
1 With no place Te
Go
To give thirsty Children
Water;
To rest Little
Aching Legs;
To Bit for One
Blessed minute And
( Relaa a Back
That is breaking Under
Such a Burden.
I wish that They
Could wind Up
Such a Day
With a half Hour
Wait in the Traction
Station
With all the Seats '
Taken ?
And no where Ts
Lay a Package.
And I wish They
Could look At P
The commodious Cool a
Barber shop Which c
Is being HouBed "
In the Court HouBe
Across the Street g
Which was Built j
For the Use v
Of the Peeplc ?
And not as a Business tI
Block. 1
If this Could
Come True
It would Open
In a Jiffy
A Door I
That has Been
Beaten upon In
Vain
For more Than
A Year.
I could also Wish
That the Country
Women J
Would boycott The
Business Places
Of this City
Until the Business Men's
Association
Would get Action
And help in This
Rest Room Proposition. o
It is a Shame It
That something Cant a
Be Accomplished. ti
Oee Whiz, o
We are Slow
As Grafton along Some tI
Lines! b
Now. gentle Mr. Ruff p
Stuff,
Of course I Can ,5,
| Never 0
Be as Ruff C1
As you are, But 0]
I Endeavor ^
To be as Ruff g,
As I Can
When I feel Like ?
It ^
Pull orchestra. Professor, let's GO! q
" m
Bed Cross Board ?
Meeting Monday P
o
d!
Monday evening, beginning at 7:30
o'clock, there will be a meefln'lf or the *
Executive Board of Fairmont chapter
of the American Red Cross at the'Red
Cross roof garden In the city bnlMlnw.
O H Vi.i,l,.nn ^11 r,nmm f|
U1UV lUlOtdOUUft UUU1MUDO
up for consideration and it is hoped J
that every member of the board will T
attend.
Lieut. Cunningham u
Spoke at Willow Tree "
I n
Lieutenant Lawrence Cunningham
was the wlixflpal speaker at a Fourth h
of July celebration stage! at Willow **
Tree yesterday. ^
Lieut CnnninBh?n,dellTerid an tn- "W
terertinx oddreaa which wot RTeally to
enjoyed by large crowd that had ?aseuililed
there fbr the celebrviae tr
The affair waa arranged tlr a com- rm
m'.uoe of wMcbJotan F. Jimaoa waa M
chairmen. tb
7igured, Liberal Appro
ntjinia
, JULY 5, 1919. 4
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DECLARES THAT HE
IS GUILTY MAI
lakes Statement Assuming
Responsibility for Conduct
of War.
RIES TO CLEAR KAISER
s Second Man to Come
Forward as Candidate
lor the Gallow;-..
IXJKDOX, July 6,?Field Marshal
on Hlndenburg, former chlet of the
erman staff, declares -that he la ro-1
ponslble for acts of Ge man main
uarters since August 191ti. and also1
te proclamation of former Emporct !
V'llhelm concerning the waging of
arfare.
IHe asks presHcnt' Ebert, of Ger-1
any, to Inform the Allies to this efsct
according to a Copenhagen disatch
to the Exchange Tologbaph
ompany.
The Field Marshal arrived in Hanver
on Friday, the dispatch states,
nd telegraphed the following messge
to president Ebert.
"The signing of the peace
treaty gives me occasion for declaring
that I am responsible for
the decisions and acts of main
headquarters since August 29.
191G. and also that all proclamations
and orders of his Majesty,
the Emperor and King, concerning
the waging of warfare were
Issued upon my advice and upon
my responsibility. 1 beg you to
Inform the German people and the
Allied governments of this declaration."
The declaration of Field Marshal
on Hlndenburg that he was responlblo
for acts committed by the Gertans
and for proclamations of the
>rmer Emperor is the second to be
tade by a German leader since It was
fflclally announcd that the Allies
roposed to place on trial political
nd military leaders of Germany for
auslng the war and for violations of
ie rules of warfare.
The other leader who assumed reponsiblllty
for the acts of former
Imperor WJlhelm was Dr. Thobald
on Bethman-Hollweg. former Gerlan
chancellor, who held office at
Se beginning of the war.
INIDH DISTRICTMAY
FLOAT BOND ISSUE
latter of Asking for $250,000
Bond Issue Being Dis-.
cussed This Afternoon.
Late this afternoon the probability
f Union district floating a road bond
teue of $250,000 was being discussed
t a meeting of residents of that dis fct
In the county court room of the
aurt house.
One of the interesting features of
le meeting was a report submitted
y W. E. Hall, Joseph Irons and Geo
lemdng. the committee favora conrete
road oonstruotion. The program
jnslsts of 2 miles of road within the
rrporate limits of tthe city on the city
1 the East side and & 7-10mlles In the
a the East side and 5 7-10 miles in the
ly consists of Morgantown avenue,
late street and Market street.
In the county one mile of construcod
will be observed on the Hopewell
lad, a half mile on the Fairmont and
rafion turnpike to a paint one half
die beyond the Springer school bouse
id OoUax, and the Valley road at the
irks of the road to Sam Hull's. .
Tha ODJcnnittce eettmates that the
ropoaed road construction, which ts
rer the matn thoroughfares of the
'strict, will cost (38.000 for that poron
within tho corporate limits and
L69.0M (or that In the rural section
! the district.
bailing Milk, Hounds
tun Down Pickhandle
Blood bounds used to trafl up the
denrce who have been stealing mflk
*1 hotter ftom the Ber.O. C PMlllps
ho oamluets a dairy an the EutcUo
eterday west to the home of Rank
rich and tsatead of finding the stolen
SGer-awinrflk the officers hand atx
was of nMni mad a keg of "plckmfflSL
Tha nOdu and ptakhandle
saw deetimad nadTMch waa tnattt
i the county jaS.
ficpr. mhZlScps. Jtma 'bom sdasSsgr lrotr
and nSk'teaan thne and haasettrad
af tDhcttstUrni rWt
n io ifti -and yesteiday notified i:
a county ardhurltlsa. u
ptiation For Advert
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tit j?
ijg*. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY.
fTTHT"
MADE III FAIRMONT
Independence Day Here
Was a Very Quiet
Affair.
Yesterday can truly be classified as
a sane and peaceful lFourth so tar as
Fairmont Is concerned for there was
not an accident of any kind to mar the
proper celebration of the nation's
blr.thday, nor was there a single arrest
made by any of the city officers.
According to Mayor Bowen it is the
first time in years and years that there
has not been a big police court on July
5. This morning there was not a single
person to be tried.
City officers report little trouble in
keeping boys from shootiug fire crack
era on the streets, although the usual
complaints that (he city officials were
interfering with the boy's freedom by
not letting them shoot fire crackers,
were beard from many of the boys as
well as some parents.
Yesterday a man In Clarksburg got
down under his automobile to do some
repair work, a boy exploded a fire
cracker near him. catching the gasoline
in the car and almost burning the
man to death. The possibility of anysuch
accidents was eliminated by the
local officials early last ?eek when
they Issued the warning that no fire
trackers would be exploded on any of
the streets or alleys or the city.
FOiniNTER
| IN AIRPLANE CRASH
Walter Cook and Lieutenand
Eaton Dive Into ..
Tygarts Valley River.
Falling in an airplane several hundred
feet and landing In the Tygarts
Valley river unhurt was the expert
euco this morning of Walter Cook, well
known Fairmont boy, who conducts
a garage In Grafton.
Lieut. Charles Eaton, pilot instrucI
tor of the United States army, who
nus oeeu maaing exmnuion (lights at
Uraftou for the past few days, was prevailed.
upon by Cook to allow Mm to
go up In the machine this morning,
i Cook is an expert automobile man ana
Is Interested in racing.
When several hundred feet in the
air the ignition switch jarred loose and
cut off the engine. A choice was offered
of landing on a hillside covered j
with houses or the Tygart's Valley
river. The river was chosen as the
softest place and the plane dlYed in. I
1 Eaton was fished out without a
scratch while Cook had his nose very {
slightly skilled. The plane can be recovered,
it is said.
Denipsey Taking It
Easy at Toledo
(By Associated Press)
TOLEDO, Ohio, July 5.?There
was a difference of 56 pounds in the
weight of Jess Wlllard and Jack
DempBey when the yentered the rlV.
for hteir contest. This was revealed
today when all camouflage was stripped
from the DempBey weight question.
The new champion weighed 187
P'-nrri.;, while Willard scaled 243 at
rlngsids.
..imitng the world's championship
had no effect on Dempsey today. He
acted as If he knew It was coining to
htm and he exhibited not the slightest
surprise.
He aws out qf bed at six o'clock,
motored to his training camp Xor a
visit with friends of the Maurnee Bay
Shore district and then returned to
his hotel quarters in Toledo. He exepcts
to remain here until he fcaves
to accept some theatrical work'wtkeh
probably wil occupy hiB attention Tor
the next six months. The now champion
has received a score of offerB'and
expects to acept one offering the best
inducement. One offer of 110,090 a
week for twelve weeks kaa made him.
President Wilson
Will Dock Tuesday
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, July 6.?President
Wilson has approved the program for
his reception at New York Tuesday.
He Will land at 2:39 o'clock, cross on
the ferry to Manhattan and proceed
by antomoblie to Cvnegle Hall, where
ronnal welcoming ceremonies will be
held.
NEW YORK, July S. ? A wireless
message received bore today tram the
transport George Washington bearing
President Wilson said th vessel would
reach Ambrose Channel lightship at
noon Tusday and dock at Hoboken
about three.
OUT TWENTY DOLLARS.
A guest at the Msnlev hotel yesterday
gave Frank Mar^nl'. > bnllboy
a $20 note to have changed. After
watting quite a while tor Marshal to
return, the guest reported the case to
the clerk. Office were notified and
every effort was made to locate htm,
but Marshall could not be found.
AT OHIO STATE.
William H. Stanfaagen, or 723 Walnut
avenue. Is attendtng Ohio 8tate
miverslty, Columbus, 0_ this sumler.
ising as a Business E
HE WEATHER. 1
and warmer tonight; Friday
PRICE THREE CENTS.
I
IAVY DEPARTMENT
HUB 10 AID OF
0010 DIOniE i
Two Destroyers Are Disoatched
From Boston
to Aid of R34.
FUELSUPPLYRUNKINGLOW
? -M
Big Airship Battling With
Strong Head Winds Over
"" ' ' jSMgj
Nova Scotia* I
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(By Associated Press."}
WASHINGTON, July 5.?Two AmerIcan
destroyers were ordered today to
prooeed towards the Bay of Fundy to
loud any required assistance to tho
British Dirigible R-34, which reportea
(hat she was fighting a head wind over
Nora Scotia.
i The destroyers will put out from
Boston with orders to establish radio
communication with the dirigible a*
quickly as possible and also to keep
In touch with the Otter Cliff, Uaine,
wireless station.
HALIFAX, July 6.?Admiralty oftt.
cials here believed at noon today that
the R-34 was picking her way slowly
in a dense tog oft the Novia Scotia
coast. The visibility was reported to
he sb low as three miles In the lmme|
diate vicinity ol this port,
WASHINGTON, July 6.?Th British
dirigible R-34 has asked the Navy department
if an American destroyer
i could meet her at the Bay of Fundy
and take her in tow if required.
The message was received at the
J department at 11 a. m. five mlnntes
I after ono addressed to the British Ad'
mlralty reporting that the Fb34's fuel
j supply was getting low. The ship
was men iiying across ixovia ocoua
! against a strong head wind.
! HALIFAX, July 5.?A wireless mes|
sage received by Admiralty , officials
here at 12:30 o'clock stated that the
R-34 was at the south end of the Bay 1
i\ Funfv between Yamonth and the
Grand Manan.
HALIFAX, July 5.?The giant Handley
Page biplane Atlantic nnder the
command of Vice Admiral Kerr which j '
left Harbor Grace, Newfoundland 'yesterday
en route to New York or Atlantic
City, landed In the streets of Parrsboro
at 6:30 o'clock this morning.
The big airplane was forced to descend
owing to engine trouble and in
landing was damaged beyond Immediate
repair. No member of the crew
was Injured.
HALIFAX, July 5.?The Admiralty
station here was informed by wireless. 7-;
at 10:30 o'clock this morning (local
time) that the R-34 was between Haltfax
and Canso. Her exact position
was not given. The dirigible reportfid
"nil Wn'l " Pnnon to ohnnt 1 fvA mlloa
v? n v>i> vwuau to uuuui Auv uiiien
northeast of here.
Sheriff Glover's Son ,|
Lands at Boston
Sheriff A. M. Glover at noon today
received a telegram from his son. How
ard Glover stating that he had landed
safely In Boston and wonld be sent to
Camp Devens, Mass., to be mustered
out.
Glover Is well known here and has
many friends here who will be glad
to hear of his return to the states. He
has been with the American troops, in
France for about nine months.
Working Conditions
on M V T Agreed Upon
An agreement has been reached on
working conditions between delega- .
Hons of the street car men's unions of
Fairmont, Clarksburg, Parkersbnrg
and Marietta, who have been meeting
fnr several davit with effleora of the
railway department of th^ company
here.
CI 1b announced that ao tar an agreement
has not been reached on wages
for the coming year, but It la bettered
an amicable adjustment will be arrlred
at in a few days. ' r Sjj
Troops to Quell
Riots in Florence
'
(By Associated Frees.)
FLORENCE. Italy. July 6.?Caralry
and Infantry detachments reinforced
carabineers on guard In this city this
morning, many of the units appearing
with fixed bayonets. During the early
morning striking workmen paraded,
the streets and dry goods stores were
sacked. These disorder* happened In
sections of the city which were not
closely guarded hut which hare since
then been glren adequate police protaction.
Some of -the paradern wore JH
red arm bands. '
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