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m ! , x Yt> * , I f ErSi699 ?n# ?rirtJ H I Audit Bnreau of Circulation* Figure* 1 TL ^ ^%5r* ^ tonight and Thur?Uy. ???????????? y West* Virginia's^Best Newspaper " ~< % fc- - ' | ESTABLISHED 1868. member ASSOCIATED PRESS. FAIRMONT. WEST VIRGINIA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 6, 1919. <*&? XODAK-S NKWB TOPAT PRICE THREE CENTS. LANS! I Jll-lt MIS llSmicl! l1 Only 510 Cars Were Placed !When Work Time ame Today. / jl VERUIEAVY DAYS Twenty Seven Hundred and Eighty-Seven Cars Loaded in Two Days. I Poor car supply Is again confronting tbo Fairmont region today, there being but 6115 empties on the Monon' gah division of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. The placement naturally Bbrunk to a low marlt?610. ^ Sixty-two mines are ldlo because of car shortage. According to reports received here L several freight wrecks on tho sevenr teen mile grade between Piedmont I and Altamont havo been responsible k for the poor showing of empties. On B Monday night a wreck occurred, which Ay -affected Tuesday's supply somewhat and last night another wreck occurred, which tied up traffic and made today'B run slim. Today's cars are classified as follows: Open, 625 cars; coke, 10 cars. Cars left over from tho provlous day nre 163. There were 1600 cars ordered by tho mines for today. Car supply on the Monongahela r Railway Is ragged today, Thero are f but 94 cars placed today and there 1 are nono In sight. Practically all of the mines along the Monongahela Railway today are closed down, " Some Heavy Loading. Taking advantage of the cars while they were In tho roglon yesterday thero wora 1004 cars loaded on the Monongah division. This means that In tho past two days there were 2449 cars of coal and coke , loaded on the division. Actual coal I loading was 2439 cars and coke was B 10 cars. Regional loading on Monday and Tuesday was 2797 cars of coal and I coke and 2787 cars of coal. I Tuesday's regional loading was ' 1201 cars, thero having been A064 | cars of coal and coke leaded on the ' ^.B. & O and 137 cars on the Monon gaheta Railway. Actual coal loading on Tuosday was 1191 cars. On the B. & O. on Tuesday there wore 921 cars of coal loaded east and 138 cars of coal loaded west. Of the five ears of coke loaded on the B. & O. four cars were shipped west and one east. t , Dally Shipments. YJ P- Ci oMnmntifu mnrin ! wore: Curtis Bay. 122 care; St. I George's, 28 cars; Lakes. 94 cars; k Michigan points 10 cars; Ohio points, 10 cars; miscellaneous points. 24 cars. There are 12 unconslgned J cars on the B. & O. today, which Is L the same number as yesterday. A Working Conditions, f. Today there are 97 mines idle. Of r these 35 are down because of no ork ders and 92 are down because at ft car shortage. Railroad Fuel. IL Railroad fuel loaded on the B. & B Q. railroad yesterday totaled 288 carK 1?0(J.P. This Is keeping up fairly well H With the dolly average shipment. Starting New Mine. Hk Robert Tatbott, of Fairmont. Is opening a new mine along the Mof nongahela Railway, one mile south f of Lowesvllle. The siding leading to the Monongahela Railway has already been partially placed and It Is to he k known as Acnes Siding. It Is un| derstopd that there Is one thousand r Cores of ooal In the tract. Personal Mention. H. W. Show<er Is on a business | trip to Pittsburgh. S. D. Brady has returned from AtI lantlo City. George T. Bell, executive vice presk Went of the Northern West Virginia Ooal Operators' Association, will re[ turn to Fairmont from Washington afld Baltimore the end of the week Mine Rescue Work at Downs. Threo mine rescue teams are being h organised and drilled by the Consumer Fuel Company of Downs under the B dlraotlon of O. W. Groves who Is B now at Downs with the U. 8. Bureau of Mines rescue car number 8. ^ Charles Wllhelm, foreman. Earl [; M (Continued on page four.) FOR SALE tMI eTen-passenger #>aekard twin six. X-l condition. Bargain | to^qnlck'ttuyer. L. H. Randall. ' -rur-r'"1 " ~ j 4G TELI WILSQNWILLADDRESS CQNGRESSONHCOFL Will Ask Fridav in Person for Laws to Reduce Living Cost. (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, July 6?President Wilson will address congress tn poison Friday to make recommendation ' for legislation designed to aid In reducing the cost of living. This was learned today at the hWlte House. WILSON SCORED rnn n*nniun mini/ run rmm uubit; h Has Plenty of Power to [ Deal With Railroad ' Wage Situation. i IJ WASHINGTON', Aug. 6 ? Democratic Senators joined with Retpubll- 1 cans yesterday In protest against the J action of President Wilson In pass- ' lug on to Congress the decision as to . whether the demands of the railroad brotherhoods for higher wages shall bo met, Resentment at the oourse pursued , by the Chief Executive In recommend- } Ing to Congress the creation of a t now wage commission was expressed In the oourse of a spirited debate In ] the upper branch of Congress. Dem- t ocrats and Republicans alike charged , the Administration with seeking to | avoid Its responsibility and with mis- c leading the public, with the state- ( ment that the executive branch of the i Government lacks power either to r grant the wage Increases demanded s or to order Increases In rates sufficient to'meet sttch ralBes In wages, f Thoy recalled the fact that the Pres- c Idont still possesses, under war pow- il ors not yet expired, the same authorl- 11 ty he had when through the instru- 15 montallty of the Railroad Administration. he Increased last year both c wageH and rates. Ineffclency and 11 exlravafcance. In the management of 11 the roads were declared to be responsible for much of the difficulty now n encountered. In 'he vanguard or the critics of: 1 the Railroad Administration was j Senator Pcmerene, of Ohio, usually one of the most steadfast of the President's supporters. "This appears to me to be no more than an attempt to pass responsibility on to Congress," said Pomerene. "If I were Director-General of Railroads I would at least hdve the courage to say whether the men ought to have an increase in wages or ought not to have one, or I would resign." Hippodrome Free to \l Soldiers in Uniform! ? c Manager Russell iHenrici of the 8 Hippodrome has announced that to- ' morrow will be recognized as Sol dlcrs' Day at the Hippodrome. Every 8 member of the United States army, ? no matter what branch he may have e served in. will be admitted free to i either of the three shows tomorrow, it in uniform. b Maccabees Install I New Set of Officers * _ h New officers of the local Maccabee j lodge were installed last evening, j During the evening M. L. Sturm made ? an interesting talk and refreshments j were served. The new officers are e as follows: Commander, H. L. Could, L. Com- / mander, C. A. Grapls. F. K. S. B. ] Hopp R. K. E. C. Rowand, Chap. J. H. Adams, Serg. P. R. Dauney, M A. F. H. Satterfield, 1 M. G. T. L. Fenton, 2 M. G. S. L. Merriflold. S. Chas. Pitman, P H. L. Satterfield. c Rain Does Not Stop \ Fairmont Rotarians 1 h A special chr bearing some fifty ? mombers of the Fairmont Rotary club will leave the local traction station 11 this afternoon tor Clarksburg where ' the local contingent will bo entertain- r ed during the remainder of the after- 1: noon and evening by the Clarksburg 8 Rotarians. Although the weather was o not all that conld have been desired yet it did not daunt the spirits of the local men and many of them will make the trip. Word was received from c Clarksburg that the delegation was 1 expected and that plans had been e made to take care of the visitors. The n special car will return hero probably e [at eleven o'clock this evening. li The West Vir r' . >!" &&&IB LS PEA FAIRMONT H MEMBERS < Business Was Suspended And Thousands Flocked to the Station. With tears, cheers, the playing 01 sands and a great spirit ot welcome, lifty-three members of Company H sf the old First regiment, W. Va. M. O., were welcomed home this mornng by more than two thousand mothsrs .fathers, sisters, brothers, wives, iwcethearts and friends who packed he station and every vantage point ivlthin a block. With overseas caps at a Jaunty an5le, faces and necks burned to brick ed, hair and eyebrows sunburned to a lusty yellow, the boys piled out of tho touches at ten-forty this morning Into he arms of loved ones. For a few minutes there was a trenendous congestion for when a moth>r who has not seen her son for two r-ev^s while he has been soldiering ;ets her arms about him and her hea l >n his shoulder it is several minutes lefore she can let go. Although a rain had been falling inermlttently all morning it was no. snough to deter people from being on land to welcome home the soldiers. There was no attempt at a formal narch to the station, only the band lomtng -flown in formation. But nearV t WA hnneo * ?1 ? ?1 lL- * - J .,IV Uwu>? uoiuiu lltllll UIUC IIIL* aiuion was filled with relatives of the tomecoming boys. Many mothers :ame In from far out In the county and lat all morning In the station waiting. Vhen train time arrived the business lart of Fairmont suspended operations, ocked Its doors and flocked to the staion. The boys made the trip from Camp Jlx without incident, except tha' rains were a little late. The company vas met at Washington by Waldron -eoiiard, formerly of Company H, and Secretary Thomas, of the local Y. M. 3. A. With Mr. Thomas went chocoate and cigarettes and tbe foflr months nemhership card that the "Y" preents to each service man. A few of the boys were held in camp or various reasons and will be dls:harged soon and return lo their lomes In a few days. They arrived in his country last week on the transport ieelandla. Only one member of the company ilected to re-enlist, this being John V. Shields, the remainder were rarin' o get home to the folks. Below are the names of the boys who irrived tills morning: Ilex L. LaRue, Rivesville; Clinton ilerrlfield, R. R. No. 20: Ilannie Mer111, Rivesville: Howard W. Mitchell, 05S Indiana avenue; Earl B. Mor;an, 87 Barclay avenue; Alden C. Robnson, Lawrence G. Satterfield, R. R. s'o. 6; Ira S. Smith, Rivesville; Chaun:ey J. Merrill. Rivesville; Jasper P. iardesty, Oscar H. Phillips. Thomas I. Helmick, Harry P. McCray, 832 Imerson street; Jas. W. Haddlx, Grafon; Ernest Hibbs, 509 Cottage aveme; Jas. L. Mitchell, Wilbur C. Sim-' nons. Mill Creek; Ray E. Layman, }g.le McClure, Mason town; Charles 'arsons, 531 Monroe street; Denson tipple, Hutchinson; James L. Mitchell, "alrview; John May, Watson; John B. letheny, Albright; Irvin I. Johnson. 5 W. Pike street. Clarksburg; Roy Iriss, Mannington; Thomas R. Helslck, 329 Haymond street; Lawrence t. Floyd, Barrackville; Clyde Floyd, RUner, Pa.; Wm. Morgan, Spring treet; Rex L. Laneer, Frank L. Mor-1 an. 98 Barclay; Lawrence C. Toothaan, 113 Reeves -avenue.; John B. Itewart, 94 Vermont avenue; Geo. F. tandall. Visiting Carlisle; Carl L. Irown, Worthington; Ray A. Berry, laskell Cunnutte, Ray G. Cox, Clarksurg; Russell Kern. Mnrwt,inn.?. larold A. Ankrom,' Paul McClung, llarksburg; Gordon Wroe, 509 Maret street; Clyde O. Wllmoth, Clyde t. Bunner, Wendell; Lloyd J. Murphy, Ceim; Orval W. Brand, Clarence M. oser, Pennsboro; Lee Charter, James l. Collins, Wan a; Leslie H. Deems, 'arkersburg; William C. Floyd, Mlkol lamer, W. E. Leonard, Worthlngton; >onley Smith, General Delivery; Josph Hartley. Will Arrange for S. S. Convention Marlon county Sunday school assolation will be held on Sunday afterloon August 10 at two o'clock at the 1. E. church South at Farmlngton. 'he object of the meeting Is to arange tor the annual convention of he Marlon county convention to be ield at Fairview Friday and Saturday leptember 25 and 26. The meeting will be held In conlectlon with the district rally to be ield at the church at Farmlngton on text Sunday. The call for the meetng has been issued by H. F. Barbe, ecretary of the county organization f Sunday schools. SPENCB STREET INFANT DIES. Joeranda. aired three mnnthn rhiia I if Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fields died ist evening at the home of its parnts on Spence street. Barial was aade today by Undertaker R. C. Jons following services held at the Italia Catholic church. ginian Service Depc ~ # , ICE COI WELCOMES FIF OF WEST VIRC - . THE ZEE D\) Jcanctlc A A SHIP came saving ov? And what is a shi| Stripped of her need of seer Afloat in the open sun Loved ones, who left in the Are ridina home in the Riding home?oh, happy sig From a tenor that's fin A ship came sailing over the Over the glad, unshacl And what is a ship to you a Afar from the rolling ti Yet the waves that carried h Broke on the steps of o Lifted our hearts with their And opened our portal: A ship came sailing over the And what is a ship to 3 Our soldier home from a vi Our son in his mother*! Familiar footsteps on the sti Around our board, no A singing heart, an answerec Safe! Safe?from wa f ? Oh ship, in the harbor now a Where the flashing ligh Repeat neath thine anchored May fair winds follow t May full tides speed thee all And never again throug A dastard strike at thy prow iSilBiyTi HEARS SETTLEMENT ! Will Probablv Make Fiume ' | ! an Independent State, (By Associated Press.) ROME, Aug. 6.?The settlement of the Adriatic question affecting Italy t and Juga Slavia is Imminent accord- 1 ing to the Romano today. In accord- t ance with the settlement it says Flume j will be' an Independent state with th9 3 port internationalized. r t Restaurant Workers j Elect Their Officers Officers of Fairmont Ixidge, 50, Culinary Workers' Union, last eve- t ning elected these officers at a meet- ? ing held in the United Mine Workers' t room In the Deveny Building: Pres- x ident. Clark Rlggs; vice president, r Miss Bertie Arnett; financial secre- I 'tary, Richard D. Ward; chaplain. ? ! Flmry Reefer; inspector. H. B. Ward. 1 yie union has 45 members and will *ake in the night restaurant forces ( at a meeting on Friday afternoon. The lodge will meet on Friday nights in Moose Home. Officers were Installed by W. M. Rogers, president of the State Federation of Labor. British Also to ? Enter Buda Pest I (By Associated PresB.) ? BASIL, Aug. 6?(Havaa)?Slovakf ? and British troops are on their V j to Budapest for the purpose of pai- f tlclpating In the occupation of the J citv with th? Riimanlann- Bconrrllriir tn I c a dispatch from the Hungarian capi- . , tel. French troops also will take part I In the occcnpatlon of the city. SUIT WITHDRAWN. * U O. HoLbert, oonrt stenographer, on Saturday withdrew the suit for as- I sault which he Instituted some time c ago against bis aunt. Miss Virginia 1 Manley and a ten-year-old orphan boy 1 named William Morris. Holbert paid 1 the oost of the action. The case was i i set (or a hearing on Friday of this week and the defendants had put up p bonds to secure a Jury trial before Jus- t tlce Mnsgrave. w irtment Will Help Yo\ 'f. ; " *" ? \ , mu TY THREE rINIA GUARD V.ANniA I rnetl Lecpcr. :r the sea? > > to you and me, i: furtive night, broad day light; ;ht! ished and done, sea? kelcd sea? nd me, ide? ler safe to shore, ur inland door, welcome roar, s wide! , : sea? rou and me? ctory, > arms; air, | 1 empty chair, \1 1 prayer? j J r's alarms. j | ! i it rest? | its on the city's breast bow, ' hee all thy days 1 ang thy ways i * ;h the salt sea haze ( Mmwm\ APPEAL 10 HUES: _ o Psvo Million Men Rcjii esent-1 ed in Plea for More Wages. It (By Associated Press.) 1 WASHINGTON, Aug. G.?Represen- < atlves of fourteen different" unions 1 low have joined in a communication ' o Director General HInes asking lmnedlate Increases in wages. So far as 1 mown this is the first instance on 1 ecord in which all the railroad un- 1 ons representing two million em- ' iloyes have acted as a unit. Mr. Hines ;ald today he had not had time to ' inalyze the communication but it ' eems a formal presentation of wage f lemands already made public. WASHING-TON .Aug. G.?-Prediction J hat labor would organize the United ' States Steel Corporation and establish ' he 8-hour day for its employes was * nade today by Prank Morrison, sec- ' etary of the American Federation of ' jabor. testifying before a Congresilonal committee on a railroad bill i learing. J Suggest Firing Squad to Stop Profiteering , *. u ' f I 1 (By Associated PresB.) i WASHINGTON, Aug. 6.?While or- i anizod labor has no concrete suggeslon for reducing the cost ot living It t nay later after a more thorough in- i ulry advocate a firing squad for some t t those responsible' for the wave ol i irofiteerlng sweeping the country, Varren S. Stone, grand chief of'.the c (rotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, c old the House Interstate Commerce ] ommittee today. , *-? jounty Authorities ( Settle With Schroeder At a late hour yesterday the suit nought against the Marlon county ourt by Plnkney Schroder, of near Rairvlew for damages done to his < lome while blasting was being done < a road improvements near nis home, < ras compromised. t The Marlon cotmty. court agreed to 1 iay Schroder $20 damagea>and topay i he oost of the suit A compromise < as affected and the snltdlsmlssed. i u With Your August ICE SEI Will IHY FIFTY I CHICAGO RIOTERS f May BeNecessary to Keep r SoWiers on Guard for Weeks. 1 (By Associated Press) V CHICAGO, Aug. 6?Fifty alleged race rioters will be placed on trial In October for murder, assaults with Intent to kill, conspiracy to riot and um i; iu^ buuucuit'u ncnpuuu n "oo announced today by the State Attorney. Speedy trials would be urged. I It was stated, but for a supreme court decision wblcb declares that a (J| person charged with crime must be given a "reasonable" time in which to prepare a defense. t Several fights anJ minor demon- ' stratlons and a small nuurber of =mall fires of suspicious origin led the authorities to believe that cm- , hers of the race hatred still were smoldering and that it anight be nescessary for the soldiers to remain tor several weeks. " I T - FOUR ARE KILLED ? IK AK OHIO STORM: di? Ai rwo Million Dollars Worth "j of Damage Was Done ^ Yesterday. of th (By Associated PreBS.) CLEVELAND. Ohio, Aug. fi? Four persons are known to be dead, jrobably six seriously wounded, prop- nn :rty and crop damage to the extent tr; >( more than 52,000,000 and 200 families driven from their homes was " the toll early today of the electrical 1 itorm which swept northern Ohio late yesterday. | I>e Three of the deaths occurred in | ?? Ifoungstown where two persons were ia tilled instantly by lightening and an-1 ?f >ther was electrocuted by coming into. *r :ontact with a live wire. At Bellevue i boy was drowned when he was irawn into a sing hole while bathing th' n a flooded street. Ashland county, with an estimated Ns lamage of 51,000,000, suffered the nn treatest loss, according to newspaper idvlces received here. Between forty ot: ind Bixty bridges and cudverts were eported washed out and highways lamagod. fl William Brock Dies; Appendicitis Victim William Edwin Brock, aged 13, sou >f W. E. Brock, of 912 Fourth street, lied this morning at five o'clock at r> look hospital after an illness following in operation for appendicitis perform;d on Saturday evening. The condition of the child was critical when he mtered the hospital, peritonitis havHe is survived by hlB father, two sisters. Misses Dorothv and Marv Mir. [aret, and one brother, Clarence. The nother of the boy died eight year* no lK?. trl He was a popular young lad In the in jelghborhood and was a pupil In tbe er Digit th grade of the William R. White jj, ichool. The funeral will take place at six co I'clock Thursday evening from the res - pe dence and will be conducted by the lev. R. J. Yoak, pastor of the South- ^ >rn Methodist Episcopal church after rhlch Interment will be made lii Woodawn cemetery by Undertakers Mus;rave and Son. Principals in Fight ;u Fined By Justice ?? ke Harry Miller and John Hill of near thi [towns were brought before Justice Btt IV. W. Conaway yesterday charged b'l vith assault upon E. Stottelmlre, al- ln 10 of near Downs. cel The tnen had a scrap a day or two igo. Warrants were Issued for their Q!iTest end the hearing took place *J' ifbont 2:30 o'clock yesterday afteriood. John Hill was found to be the prln:kpal fighter and was fined $10 and osts amounting to Just $17.70. Harry ] dlller was also found guilty and fin- 00( id $5 and costs amounting to $12.45 at ? 001 T*T A . ,or jvvorxiur wants to w< Know About Prices Sj Jot CHARLESTON, W. V*., Aug. 6.? aft areolar letters were sent out by Qovirnor John J. Cornwell to the mayors if > all the lnooiporated cities and owns.of the state asking that they thi orwarfl' to' this office a list of the ea r holes ale and retail prices charged tei Or necessities In their re spec tire eai nunictpalltles. pa Advertising. . 'RETS Ml LEAGUE I 111 WAS NEVER I BED A! PAWS I k'ilson Was , Instrumental I in Keeping Minutes I From French Senate. J ? APAN PDLLEO ONE OVER I ? T\: -i \r i *? -? -? ?1 .wising jL?ia rsot ivnow oE | Secret Treaty Regard- . I ing Shantung. (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Aug. 6?Secretary msing told the Senate Foreign Retlons committee today that ' the nerlcan plan tor the league of na>ns was "not pressed" at Versailles I id never was presented to the full ace conference. The secretary, appearing at a pub- I hearing of the committee, said he [1 not know whether a copy of Fhe nerlcan draft was still in existence. 3 presumed, he said, that the draft is made by President Wilson, and ded that a copy might still be In e President's possession. Discussing the Shantung provision I me treaty Secretary Laming said e Lansing-lshee agreement made to tain reaffirmation by Japan Of the en door policy in China was enberinto by the American government i knowledge of the secret treaty for muter of German concession* In etween Japan and the Allle* for a lantung to Japan. . ' Mi*. Lansing said it was true that -esldent Wilson had cabled to the ace commission requesting that the nfidential minutes of the proceed?s of the commission on the league nations be not furnished t* the ench senate. Secretary Lansing said he persony would be opposed to ?jmlshtng a senate a copy of the tlfcscriPt^OtM a discussions before the League of itlons section of the peace conferee "on the general principle" It at It might prove "Irritating" to ' J her nations. TICK 10 PLANS I TO Jf KAISER onar Law Tells Commons ,v Case Will Come Up in London. o (By Associated Pre**.) LONDON, Aug. 6?The Allies hav?f"fc| t altered their decision to hold the al of the former Germgtt emperor London, Andrew Bonar Law, govnment leader, announced in the ?use of Commons today. He said no action In the matter uld be taken until the German ace treaty is ratified. |jg| TV?i rt ram rnues u-o Up in Chicago Today (By Associated Press.) CHICAGO, Aug. 6?An lnstaatane- 9 b upward jump ot four and a half v its to nine and a half cents a bushwas the response of the corn mart today to ths announcement that > government would maintain the aranteed $2.26 price of wheat. The rgest rise of the corn market was the principal trading delivery, Se- '< nber, which went at once to $1.62. x Thousand on Strike in Butler, Pa. (By Associated Press.) SUTLER, Pa., Angi 6.?Between 6, and 6,000 men went out on a strike > the plant of the Standard Steel Car jj npany here at noon today to. ence their demand for higher wages. 'i,S irkmen at the Porge Steel company, JS tier Rivet company and the Butler r Wheel company which voted Jast :ht to take similar action had not ned tlje movement up to early this ernoon. STRIKE ON BROKKLTN h. NEW TORK, Aug. 6?Service oafS > subways, elevated and trolley Knot the Brooklyn Rapid Transit 8ysn was demoralized at the rush hour ly today by the strike of the cornay's employes.