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B| rim cnccLAnon . /_ 12 Daily Average A -J Sj June 1919 T>*-KJ Audit Bureau of Circulations Ft ESTABLISHED 1868. ? BIG 1 w rain 10 Oil CUAHINGI EARLY III FAIL [Leak Which Wastes Water Will Be Repaired at Same Time. ITKE1 CUT MATTERS Leanto at Jefferson Street Must Finally Go. The City Board of Affairs at a meetlac bold this morning discussed plans and received estimates on cleaning out one of the big city water reservoirs wbich has had a bad leak for some time and while no definite action was taken on the matter it is generally understood that this work will be done this fall. This will save the city considerable revenue as the waste from this leak is considerable. | The matter of laying an eight Inch I sewer on Chamberlain avenue beyond | Fourth Btreet was considered and the K matter was continued for further conBsideratlon. The matter of Installing sewer In Hlckmans run near Mor^Kantown avenue was also continued HFor farther investigation. twelve Inch main was ordered laid ^ on Vermont avenue from Euclid aveBnue to a point near Fairfax street. H Action was taken by the Board in ^ reference to the King's Daughters' leanto on Jefferson street and the mo tlon of Attorney Charles Powell repro seating the defendant, Mrs. Allle HayW mond. was overruled and notlco will I be given accordingly. The matter has ^ te do with the.tsceot order of the board whereby all leantos on Main street and Hadjolnlng streets were I ordered re moved. Objection was made by the defendant through her attorney, Charles Powell, and this was accord^ ingly overruled today. l The Blatter of Improvements en Hpaston avenue at Ninth street for Hrhich improvements John C. BurchBil submitted estimates was referred o the State department for further mHvestigation. Davis Olasscock appeared before the Board and protested against the npI plication of the Board to the Public I Service commission whereby the Board IB tho water rates of the EtBcock suggested that the >e increased rather than which he said entailed the small consumer. Mr. 9 informed that the water elng arranged according i made by the Public Serilon and In accordance other cities and towns of lylor appeared before the sked that Veto Delogattl [ from erecting a garage ireet which she claimed reat nuisance to ner propia advised that the Board :e make investigation of and see what could be late was given permission electric sign at his res! Kenyon hotel. The Falrc Sign Supply company 3n permission to place an on Its place of business reet. No. 39 regulating water had passed second readfor the third time today usly -passed by the board a law with the passing, lermlts were granted as Jrlffln to build a dwelling eet; to James Taylor to :h and bath room to a Spring street; to Carl D. 1 an addition to a dwellray avenue; to R. E. Mcued on Page Four) CELLENT li )SITIONS FOR \PABLE MEN sat Virginian requires a solicitors for ManningPaw, Lincoln, Wlnfleld, Union dlatrlcts. It la mUide work and offers g possibilities and only a fill the position propn are In this class write once to see Mr. Redlc, Manager at The West office. 'r_l-rurlr1 nj ,l""1-rll_u^-r'-rl-r,rlnr"'IJmrl'ru KS if ? ,"rj faze* [EMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS. RIGfBLI rr Oh, Listen Here! By ADAM A LANE. Turn, turn. T1 Turn! J bet five Dollars On Mister Dempsey And Heck Martin Took It On A two to One Basis Last Thursday. He Said "Adam, your Highest Point Of Elevation la ao acantlly Furnished Withal That a Real Think Wouldn't have Any Place To rest Itself When It Arrived." Mr. Martin's Judgment Is so Badly Twisted, my Friends That, In Festive Days of Yore One could have Opened A bottle With It. So I Went over On July Fourth Tl Sit 'pon Reverend Mr. Doctor Broomfleld's Front church Steps To watch The Happy returns Of The Day 1 waded in Past Communtzi's through Flocks Of Bourgeolse To take My Seat amongst The Elite On the reserved Steps. "Too late, y' Are," Said Hon. Mr. Judge Scott C. Lowe "Every seat Is Went. We all Paid Mr. Broomfield fifty Cents Each last Week To get to Sit On 'Em." "That's all Right" T said, "Give You A quarter To sit On Tour Lap!" And I showed Him The Quarter Which I reallv Had. "That'll be All, Adan^ He Responded Get outta My Light.* Just then Crutch Meade said In A Hushed Tone Here comes Mistah Cla'ence Watson." And a whole Row Of socialists Got Up for a Brick And I sat Down Speedily. And being in A Melting Mood 1 OIUUIV ufilll AOQ Couldn't Be Dislodged. The returns Were Few But Happy. Jim Wis man Le4 A Delegation Over to See Mr. Broomfield about Gettinc A refund On The Seals. But I said "Hurrah. Hooray! One Think Found a Hook To hang on 'Bout Mr. Dempsey." You know, I Beea Nine Times To the Court House T# 8ee Heck. He must have A Periscope ( For I haven't Laid An Eye On Him. Play "Alice Where Art Thou?" Professor, Dearie! THE WORM TURNED. Short?I say, old man, can you lend me a fiver? j Longley?Impossible. I've tried to | lend you money several times hut mn always Beem to look upon It as a jtft. -Tlt-Blts. DANCE. New Watson Hotel 8:30 to 12:00 Wednesday Evening Committe. ?WANTEDi GIRLS TROY LAUNDRY. t J oaper Advertising H . -' " . <' , : - 0 .W,S. r West I FAIRMONT, WES' rw IB III KILLED AND INJURED IK MIJUT Cave in at Fayette City, Pennsylvania Takes Big Toll. IONS OF loCK FELL More Than Three Hundred Miners Were Imprisoned for Hour. FAYETTE CITY, Pa.. July 7.?Three men were killed and seven others injured in a cave In at the entrance of the Oneil mine of the Pittsburgh Coal company here at six o'clock this morning. More than three hundred miners who had entered the mine were Imprisoned an hour and a half while the debris was being removed. Several of the injured, It was said, may die. The dead: Walter Stanel, 35, of Fayette City; John Benson, 30, of Pittsburgh; Paul Lincoln, 28, of Fayette City. The injured: Stanley Zincher. 40, of Pittsburgh, burned by electric wire; John Koblgh, 40, of Pittsburgh, hack probably broken; George Stuvlairt. 48, of Fayette City, Internal Injury; Joseph Stuvlairt, of Fayette City; Luke Yacken, 25, of Pittsburgh, concussion on body; John Parks, 23, of Pittsburgh, limb crushed; John Marshbanks, 28, of Fayette City, internal InJury. Practically all ot the men with the exception of the ten victims had entered the mine to start work. The rocks near the entrance fell without warning, catching the ten men as they were boarding a car. Others outside tue mine hearing the crash rushed to their aid, but It was an hour and a half before they were dug out and three hundred men already In the mine liberated. fl&O GEN'L MANAGER CM III 10 PflMIUP UCDC in mo uuivimu ncnc is on Special Train Inspecting Equipment of the Company. Stanley Ennls. general manager ol the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, left Baltimore on a special Inspection trip this morning and Is expected to arrive In Fairmont either tonight or Tuesday morning. Mr. Ennls Is making the trip In a special train and It Is understood that he Is Inspecting the equipment and material of the road In particular. Freight movement east of Grafton on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad has been very heavy during the past few days. On Friday there were 1,040 loads drawn. On Sunday there were 710 loads drawn. B. Z. Holverstott. Graftou, assistant superintendent of the Monongah division, was In Fairmont on Saturday. A B. & O. freight engine jumped the tracks along the Short LJne last evening at 10 o'clock, but It has been reI placed on the rails. Fairmont terminal employes attended the safety meeting at the B. & O. station this morning. J. D. Hcker, B. & O. ticket agent, returned last evening from Columbus, 0? wfcere he attended the Methodist centenary exposition. He was accompanied by Mrs. Hecker and daughter. Miss Norma. Monongah Women Fined for Fighting Isora Curry and Emma Woodson, two colored women from Monongah, were before Justice W. W. Conaway tbls morning charged with fighting. Mrs. Effle Jones. They were found guilty of the charges and each fined. It cost each woman $16.70. The two women had a fight with Mrs. Jones on the Fourth, Mrs. Jones having a leg broken In the altercation. During the week end friends of Mrs. Jones swore out the warrant which led to the arrests of the two colored women. astthe Effect ot Bein V ,/ %i Hi Virginia's Best Newspaper T VIRGINIA, MONDAY E \ HAS MINER WHOS BROKEN WOt George Turkovich, of Grant rnvnrv Frnm PoqiiH V " V* ^ AWUUllr Usually Termi Despite the tact that he Bustalneo a badly fractured back when he wa3 caught by a fall of slate three months ago George Tamkovich, aged about 62, of Grant Town, is today apparently as good as new and left the Fairmont hospital a few days ago and will return to his work shortly. The man who wps employed in the mines at Grant Town was badly crushed when he was caught beneatn a heavy fall of slate and when admitted to the hospitar it was believed he could not recover. However, under skillful treatment and care he began to mend and hope was held out that ne wwmr ON SOFT DRINKS Grape Juice With a Vicious Kick to It Being Sold in Fairmont. Hand cider, grape Juice and whiskey was plentiful In Fairmont yesterday and just six citizens yielded to j the temptation, took a few sups too mruch and landed in the city Jail. This morning they all marchod single file lout of the Jail and up the stairs at the I City building to the police court room, I and It reminded some of the by-gone days when It was as easy to buy "wbdskey" as a lemon coke. But the hard part of It all was that only one of the six prisoners had .the necessary $5 to pay a fine, and the same men who composed the line of march from Jail with one exception, marched back to the basement after police court was oyer. George W. Mack had over $27 in his pocket when arrested and was able to pay Ms fine. Jerry Sullivan, John Gordon and Harry Farrell all went back to Jail because they were unable to pay out. The first two told Mayor Bowen that they had puchased hard elder and grape Juice in Fairmont and had gatteu drunk. They were both held and an investigation will be made In an effort to find out Just what merchants of the city are selling tills hard cider and Intoxicating grape Juice. Elmer Nay was picked up at the Man ley livery stable Saturday and was brought to the city Jail. Yesterday he put up his watch as a forfeit. At court this morning he was fined $10. iHoward IJnn drew a fine of $25 for being drunk and disorderly. Linn lives on the Bast Side and complaint after complaint have come to the city officials about his conduct near his residence. He was arrested yesterday and locked up in the city Jail. He was unable to pay bis fine and went back to Jail. One speeder. S. J. Closkey was fined $10 this morning. CloBkey was stopped by the city officers yesterday while going out Fairmont avenue. He put up a ten epot for hie appearance at court this morning but did not come around to deny the charges. Union District Road Bond Issue Meeting Rsidents of Union district met at the court house on Saturday afternoon to discuss the proposed bond issue. The entire question will be taken up on the basis of the district as a unit and accordingly another meeting has been called for the First ward school next Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock. It is expected that there will be a large attendance of Union district residents. Boards of Education Are Meeting Today For the purpose of electing secretaries, apointing teachers and truant officers and for the purpose of attending to other business preparatory to the beginning of school next fall, the boards of education of the various districts of the county will bold meetings today. Most of the districts will hold fheir meetings tonight, although some will hold them this afternoon. Grant district wil hold their meeting this afternoon at 1:30 at Monongah, and the board of education of Wlnfleld district will also hold their meeting this afternoon at the Hill school house. A meeting of the board of education of Lincoln district was Reld at Farmlngton this morning. Another meeting of that board Is also being' held this afternoon. n Xfnro Tivnohi Thrnr JL'AXJB A ?<f A IftMH r^tnta VENING, JULY 7, 1919. NARK EBACK WAS IKING AGAIN Town Makes Complete Res of Accident That inates Fatally. mlg!ht eventually recover from his Injuries. The fracture is said to have been an unusually severe one the vertebrae having been fractured and pushed forward a distance of an Inch and a half thouerh the aolnal chord wan not hrnU en. The man has been able to do light work for Sbveral weeks and but for the exception of a slight limp which manifests Itself when he has walked a good deal no one would notice that be had eufTered a broken back. His is one of hundreds of simila* cases which never recover but per. haps linger for many months, and his recovery Is considered rather remsrk| able. PRODIICTI if HI ID or WELL LASI ILK There Were 4,144 Cars Produced, Including 25 Cars of Coke. Several heavy daily loadings enabled a total of 4 144 cars to be loaded ou the Monongah division last week despite the onservance of July the Fourth as a holiday. This is Just four cars short of the previous week. During the week two of the heaviest loading days of the current year were occasioned. On July 3, 1,006 cars were loaded and ou July 2, i.001 cars were loaded. These days were heaviest loading days since December 17, when 1,053 cars were loaded on the Monongah division. Railroad fuel loaded on the Monongah division last week was 1,120 carloads, which is 170 tons less than the previous week. Last.week there were 3,362 cars ol coal loaded east and 718 loaded west. The movement to the lakes last week totaled 502 cars, which was the heaviest loading to these points since May 31, when 554 cars were loaded. Curtis Bay shipments continue to Ho of rrtntr nhnurlni, flint V. ,. T7V. . ?.. . uu okiuii^, iiuuniu^ tuat cue rairiuuui region has picked up considerable export business. Curtis Bay shipments last week totaled 913 loads, wblcb was 119 short of the previous week. Other totsls for the week were: St. Georges, 92 cars; Michigan points, 46 cars; Ohio points, 44 cars; mlscellanc. ous points. 126 cars. Last week there were 25 cars ol coke moved. Fourteen of these cars were loaded west and 11 east. To Sign Up Firms. C. F. Keeney, Charleston, president of District 17, United Mine Workors, today stated that the United Mine Workers would put on a lively campaign after July 14 to have operators in Northern West Virginia sign up a contract with the miners. Activities will be made especially In the Elklns, Ktngwood. Tygart's Valley, Scott's Run and M. & K. fields In this part ol the state. It Is said that the major Ity of the miners are organized, but that the companies never gave the men a cgntract. Mr. Keeney today stated that he would utilize PlrhtPAn Hnva tn malro the drive. His efforts will bo made to thoroughly organize all of th? fields of northern West Virginia. Expect Settlement. C. F. Keeney. Charleston, presidepi of district 17, United Mine Workers, and Sanford Snyder, International organizer, will go to Adrian on Tuesday to confer with the officials of the Buckhannon niver Coal and Coke com pany In reference to having the com pany sign up a contract with the miners. Directors' Meeting. It is expected that toward the close of the present week a meeting of the directors of the Northern West Virginia Coal Operators' Association will be held. The place of meeting has not been set as yet, but it probably will be held in Clarksburg, Morgantown 01 some other city in the region other than Fairmont. Saturday's Loading. On Saturday there were 625 cart loaded On the Monongah division There wefe 531 cars loaded east and 77 loaded west. A wagon mtne loaded a car of coal. Threo cars of coke were loaded west. Curtis Bay Tonnage. There was a Blight let up In the tannage. loaded for Curtis Bay. when 131 cars were shipped there Saturday. Lake shipments on Saturday dwindled (Continued on Page Pour) \ Any-Other Because - vv*r >"'. ^ x,. t in 1 ^ day fair. <^55fc> TODAY'S NEWS TODAY. iovTe MAN DIES OF BITE | FROM MADSENED CAT Aged Man Succumbed of Hydrophobia Weeks After Bite Occur ed. (By Assoolated Press.) NEWCASTLE, Pa., July 7. ? Levi Kurtz, aged 71, of Euom, near here, died at the Providence hospital In Beaver Falls Saturday night of hydrophobia caused by the bite of a cat some weeks ago. Although the In- I Jured man received the Pasteur treat. I meat and was thought to have recovered he was stricken with the dread, ed disease last Friday night and was ^ taken to the hospital in Beaver F*alls. REGISTRARS AREA! THE POLLING PLACES r 1 Lists of Voters Being Per- * fee ted for Coming t City Election. - t i Registrars tor the city election on c August 12 are meeting at their respec- j tive voting places today and tomorrow s for the purpose of correcting and com pleting the registration lists. Any per- c son who will be entitled to vote in the c city election on August 12 and whose e name is not now on the registration l list, should see that it is added either i today or tomorrow. The registrars i follow: t First Ward?R D. Toothman, Arch t ' Adams. c Second Ward?Z. F. Davis, and Dr. J. A. Jamison. Register at Dr. Jamison's home on Morgantown avenue. . | Third Ward?Von Tucker, J. C. j Glasscock Fourth Ward?Jtjhn McAteer, W. E f Arnett. Registrars are meeting at the c West Virginian office. t Fifth Ward?W. Kenneth Barnes, . ('apt. E. A. Bllllngsley. Sixth Ward?Joseph I.ehman, B. L. . Bltttchftr PnHtfworo nwc - , ?*. ci "ID ?UO<7LJU? tt-l I I , the South Side Pharmacy. Seventh Ward?J. W. Helntzelman I 1 Edward Holbert. Eighth Ward?Paul Amos. Thomas I C. Moore. Real Horse Marines in Salt Lake City 1 SALT LAKE CITY. Utah, July 7.? Mounted Marines were seen Tor the first time in the streets of this city when members of the U. S. Marine Corps~appeared as cavalrymen in a parade, given in honor of visiting Ro- . tarians, who held a convention here : recently. : The sea soldiers explained that while "horse-marines" are a novelty In this . country, many of their comrades are serving as mounted infantry at Pekln, China, and that several troops of mounted Marines are now busy rounding up bandits in Hntil. . * 1 Admiral Kolchak's ct CIj it n sirengm growing (By Associated Press) : , PARTS, July 7.?Reports from Omk J t received here indicate an Improve, ment in the situation of the army of , Admiral Kolekak, head of the All Russian government, while the Bolshevik are showing fatigue and have been weakened by the trasfer of iroopB to ; Other fronts. Admiral Kolokek is receiving new ' , reinforcements and the ne?w troops I mobilized in the spring are getting . into condition for service. Many Killed in *T ' Riots in Silesia i COPENHAGEN, July 7?Several . persons were killed and large trum- 1 ber wounded In the services Sunday at t Cattiotwltz, upper Silesia according to ' advices received from Buthen, Ser- t blans and Pol?? took nart In t orders. 1 ^.A mass meeting had been called at i Cattlotwltz to protest against the oc- i cupatlon of npper Silesia by the Pol- f lsh army and to express a desire lor f the occupation of the region by the ( American troops. Four thousand Pol es came to the city from the surround- c Ing country It is said attacked the ? meeting and threw the speakers-from < the platform. The casualties occur- 1 red in a fight between the Poles and t the police and military. i ? It is a Daily Pmposi % 3? WEATHER. ml cooler tm*Iaht; TueoPRICE THREE CENTS, SCAPE| IKE LOOSE ] FROM MOORING IB MB Violent Gust of Wind AI? most Carried Huge Gas Bag Out to Sea. MEN HELD ON WITH ROPES 1 Overseas Visitor Will Start '.?] on Return Journey Tomorrow Morning. (By (Associated Frees) MINEOLA, July 7.?The B-S4 was orn from her mooring rope this norning by a violent gust of wind, 'he craft's girder to which the ship raa attached broke under the strain, ipping a hole six feet by three feet n the gas bag. . 'M The officers In charge of the dlriglile ordered the work of overhauling ushed In order that she could start in her return Toyage at the earliest lOBslble moment In view of the dan;er to which she was exposed. ; In spite of all possible haste, the llrlglble's engineers believe it will inly be with exceptional luck that the ilrshlp can start at the apo$tnted lour at eight o'clock tomorrow morn g. They consider It Imperative that ler engines be overhauled first and he violent wringing of the huge gas >ag renders this work slow and dlfflM1NEOLA, July 7.?Major Scott innounced definitely at noon that the t-34 would start on Its return jourley at five o'clock tomorrow morning, lying over Boston. The R-34 will not aiuc new x urn. ueiore lurumg easi, ~i ie said. TALIAN FCOD RIOTS 3EP0RTED SU1SIDI1G Italian Socialists Plan Two Day Strike Against Act of Allies* (By Associated Press.) ROME, Havas, July 7.?Quiet has . leen restored In Florence and several ithnr nltlno mhorn Vi?w? 1 narked the food situation. Demonitratlons against the high cost of llvng and against food profiteers, howiver, have occured 1n Milan, Leghorn, tlesandrla and Brestla.' Premier Nlttl declared to newspaper nen that the sole cause of the recen. Ilsorders was economic. He appealed or their support In pacifying the radl:als. The Italian socialist organ!ta- ^ ions have decided upon a general itrlke for July 20 and 21 as a protest igalnst Allied Intervention In Russia md Hungary. Bihle Class Outing To Be Held Tuesday Mmbers of the Helpful Bible class it First Baptist church will hold an luting at Loop Park on Tuesday aftirnoon at 2:30 o'clock. A basket piclie will be observed. In case of Inclement weather the ilcnlo will be held in the church lnitead of at the park. rop Sergeant Currey Visiting in Fairmont Too Serireant Paul finrawv: t%f ftp#/ J on. is In Fairmont this afternoon dsltlng local friends. Carey was a ormer member of the old First reginsnt, being In Company B. which was undo up In and about Qrafton. "He las ]nst returned from France and Is iow In West Virginia on a pass.' He rill not be discharged until he Is ;lven further treatment In a hospital or wounds received while on the ither side. Currey was with Hershel Hamilton >f this city when the latter was kill- 1 >d in France. He was In the same umpany with Hamilton and' knew Hamilton very well. In the samb balls, Carrey sustained serious wounds ibout the foot and knee. Hon ~| I ? Litl m