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Daily Average fi U/ August 1919 Audit Bureau of Circulations F ESTABLISHED 1868, ? COMMI ?C7TF ZS HOI JOII IDIABLES HERE FOf Fred W. Harper May Get Here Early This Evening. IN IS M IN NX Open Meeting Tonight Will Be Today's Big Event. Notable guests of the Benevolent! Protective Order of lSlks began arrivng In Fairmont touay for the events; ncident to the eleventh annual gatli-i jring of the We 'Virginia Associa-1 tlon of Elks C'jibs and it is expected S ;hat 2,000 visitors will be here for the occasion. The lirst prominent arri- | val was Hon. John K. Tener, forme! i governor of Pennsylvania and former; president of the National Baseball. League, who is a past grand exalted | ruler of the order. He came to the city over the Monongahela Railway at noon and was accompanied by Ed Masters, grand rustee ,of Charleroi, Pa., which is the town in which Mr. Tener lives. J. S. ~r . < ?ui iutxvucapun, fcrunu leading knight, will motor to Fairmont from McKeesport tonight. Shortly atfer his arrival in the city Mr. Tener and party were entertained U the Country club. Up until late this r.ftcrnoon there was some uncertainty as to the arrival of Frank L. Rain, ot Fairberry, Nob., grand exalted ruler, and Fred C. Robinson, of Dubuque, Iowa, grand secretary, who are in New York city to attend the recetpion incident to the arrival of Gcneiy Pershing from France. W. D. Kvans, chairman of the general committee arrangements, was of the opinon that the distinguished guests would probably not arrive i/ill late tOLlght or Thuisday morning. Due lo their delay in New York, Messrs. Rain and Robinson will not addesB the puDlic mooting at the Grand Ot era house this eveni i;. The addresses will be made by Hon. John K. Tener and Fred W. '/arper, Lynchburg, Va., former ,/and exalted rulers o! the Elks, provided Mr. Harper arrives ia the city law this afternoon jm nrwil.l rnnitlllnni Up until 2 o'clock this afternoon no (*| WANTED. Girls over 16 years of age, for selecting bottles. . OWENS BOTTLE CO. Peaches L. Get them at a Big Saving at 8:30 Thursday | morning. We will open a car of Fancy Yellow Free Stone Peaches just received from Romney, W. Va. Come early Get All You Want. B? .'.I : _ t' | R. D. and R. M. FISHER Office Phone 1050. THE AHI I S1G Window Lettering, i Card Signs, J Cloth and Paper, Si< For E' 126 Jackson Street K ffl] Igur* [EMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS. F TTEEI i FILL! IIKH FU 01 I ELKS COW Auto Owners Asked to Help Entertain Elks Every resident of Fairmont who owns an automobile is requested to help the local lodge provide entertainment for the visiting members of the order between the time the baseball game ends and the exercises in the opera house begin this evening. The plan is to have auto owners call about 5 o'clock at the Elks corner and get a windshield sticker designating tho car to be at the service of visitors and then cruise around town until 8 o'clock giving rides to such West Virginia Elks as wish (o put in the time in that way. If Fairmont people respond in their customary hospitable manner the little auto rides ought to prove one of the Interesting points of the convention. solid delegations had arrived althoug! theer were many delegates from varl ous cities over the state. There wer probably 20 delegates from Wheelin Lodge. There weer also represents tlves from Grafton, Parekrsburg, Hunt Ington, Hinton, Charleston, Manning ton, Clarksburg, Elkins, Martinsburf Moundsvllle, Slstersvllle, Pittsburg! Unlontown. Bellaire, 0., and Connelis ville. Twelve delegates were presen from Bluefleld at that hour this after noon. At 2 o'clock 32 visiting dele ( Ubs were registered although then were many more In the city. Elk; from out of town registered totalei 500. Thirty-five Elks came here fron outside of the state to attend the do ings. "Hello Bills" were present fron as far east as Oswego, N. Y., as fa west as Hefena, Montana, and as fa south as Paris, Texas. Other citie that were represented were: Glei Falls, N. Y.; Columbia, Tenn., Min uetpolls, Rochester andNorfolk. Decoration in the city are very ela orate iand everybody is getting th habit. Dozens of residences along th parade route were decorated today The workmen on the Caskey bridg contract have placed a "Hello B1U sign near the top of the steel towe near Hotel Fairmont. The city has gaudy dress and all of the principa buildings as well as smaller ones hav a lavish rlisnlnv nf /*nlnra Tho lno of the buildings to be decorated is th Deveny Building, where the Fairmon Elks have their rooms. It Is very fin and is attracting much attention. This afternoon a base ball game t scheduled between teams of Fairmon and Clarksburg Lodges of Elks, provii ing rain docs not interfere. Afte the big public meeting tonight at I o'clock at the Grand Opera House i dance will be held at The Fairmon at 9:30 o'clock. The program fot Thursday is as follows: Business mee ing in Grand Opera house at 9 p. m. luncheon at Elks' club from 12 to 1:1; p. m.; parade forming at Fairmon avenue and Twelfth street, at 1:30 t m.; inintlatlon of a class of candl dates in Grand Opera house at 3 p (Continued on Page Four) Learn to Dance Blackburns Dancing School Every Wednesday and Saturday. Masonic Temple. Private Lessons, 2 to 6 Classes 7:30; Dancine 8:30 Opens Wednesday, September 17th. Shop Phone 1556. iRN co. iNS Out-of-Ooor Sign*, Electric Signs jn? of Every Kind 'ery Need Fairmont, W. Va. Few Minutes Daily |e r West Vi airmont, west virgin^ REPORT NG UP j ' Oh, Listen Here! By AO AM ?. LANK. | The town today Is urimiui Of visiting "Hello Bills." Every Bill is Energetically Pursuing a Good | Time. That is all right Providinj They can Get I Away with It. I Every Town On Earth Has its little Idiosyn . j Crasles. (This a real Word) Which must Be Humored by resident And Visitor alike. Every Bill should Ponder Over this little Counsel About what Not To Do 111 Fairmont. Firstly: j When presented to The Three brothers Hughes Or Hughes Pere Be extremely careful Not To allude in Any Fashion, how-so-ever Remote, To any brand Of Toilet or laundry Soap Or washing powders Of Any description. 1 am telling You. They have A Profound Aversion 'i To the word And Its associate Ideas e Of Suds B And water, that makes Them throw Fits At the very Whisper Of It. !. Do not Presume I. That your social Importance Or your Wealth t Or your political Pull Will procure your Personal Safety In the Event e That you Ignore This a Admonition. i Secondly: i Steer clear of Automobiles. Pinky Conaway, Our a New mayor, has Decided r That he can't Abide r 'Em. s He is Soaking i Everybody right And Left who Rides. If you must Hide b Get Victor Shaw To e Take you Out. e It costs him less Than It does the Other e Fellows. Thirdly: r For, gracious Sakes, a Don't ask Skeet Brown .1 What time it Is! e It would be Almost l t Certainly Fatal. e Walk four blocks If wece&Hary aim iook ai ? The court house Clock. It will be Slower a But Safer. Fourthly: j Don't ask Mr. J. Walter r Barnes what His s , Chances Are j For the Postoffice. . He don'f. Know. r Fifthly: j . It Col. Watson Happens j To be In The i City don't attempt To J Discuss the last Senatorial Combat with Him. ' That topic Is Tacitly Avoided in our Best ' Society. Cut this out And : Keep it for Reference Strict adherence To These injunctions Ought | To enable you To ( 1 Retire Whole. If you think You Are not gnttic; li^forvlh !!j That is Coming To You See Charlie Robb. Just Follow your Nose And you will Find Him. He is generally About His place of Business. I have to Be Initiated tomorrow Or I would look After You myself. Professor? Wo'll have to Sing It again, "Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot!" v ========= E WANTED J Uood boy to learn printing busl- t superintendent * Fairmont Printing Co. \ FOR SALE. Good mare, Bultable for farm work or delivery. Also delivery wagon. C. L. REITZ. PHONE 3?. Reading of The Adve d Hi irginia's Best Newspaper i, WEDNESDAY EVENH DENO TT? TJVI W WITH ACTUALPICT - B^4BBlBKa FIRST DIVISION ill Bit PEBIIB u nnrit nininr in uncHi rwimJi! I Famous Regular Outfit Marches to Cheers of ; of Millions. New VorS," Sept. 10.?With Periling at their head and with the ros8 of war twinkling on their stored banners, the First Division of egulars inarched down Ffth Avenue oday. The colors of three regiments if infantry were twined with the ouragere of France, symbal of gallantry, and on the breast of hundreds :f marchers were ribbons betokening nedals bestowed for heroism. It was ihe crowning military specacle of the Worm War for New >'ork and it was unique in American inals. Behind the stalward dough>oy8 rumbled the field artillery. I'hen came the divisional trains. In lie surging stream which poured lown the Avenue were 25,000 men. I it the head of the five mile line rode he commander of all the bOldlera inder the states and stripes. The iroad avenue was banked from the ar end of Central Park to Washngton Square with dense masses of lumanity. For General Pershing It was the ulminatlon of a long series of scenes if adulation. As the stern visaged earrior rode through the arch, which ipanned the Avenue at 110th street here arose a cheer which volloyed o the house tops with thousands of ;allant young veterans marching be. ilnd him. the commander rolo alow y down tne Avenue before hero vorshlplng millions. Their regimenal flags had never known defeat and inder them five thousand men died n Frace. LOST Elk Tooth charm, between 7 and 8 P. M. Tuet%v evening. Reward if returned to J. F. Murphy, 217 Madison St. i Using Brings the K\ ,V~ ' i.''.. SEPTEMBER 10,1919. todavs news tod, UNCESTHE1 VISITING ELKS URES OF PERSHING'S ARRIVAL WSBBBBSMwWBBM t. .. ' : ' F*\? : ' -; ' '' ' :' "'.y" ., | WBwWW sSSBm it m HHHUHgDRf ' / Vt Sccnc on the pier wherp the formal greetings were extended In the top photo. General Pershing wnTlng a greeting to the Secretary ot War In the lower one. nowledge so Necessary For Careful Buyb ^7^. rHE WEATHER ly cloudy tonight ?nd Thuri^ ?."PRICE THREE CENTS. REflTY PFARF TRFATV IS I LI1UL IIILnil IU FWALLT BHB1 IflUEHI! : Document is Shot Through With Amendments and Reservations. REPORT IS UNFAVORABLE Says League of Nations Breeds War Instead of Securing Peace. (Bm Associated Prat) WASHINGTON. Sept. 10.?Characterlsed as an alliance and not a league . which will breed wars Instead .o? se-. curing peace thi German peace treaty including the cotenant lor a League or Nations was finally reported to the Senate today bv the Mrtrfllan Ralattmna committee with 45 amendments and lour reservations. It will be the first great document ' of its kind to be discussed la the open without executive session. Accompanying^thp treaty was the majority report of the Foreign ltelatlous committee subscribed to by cvory Republican member excepting Senator McCuinber, of North Dakota, explaining the amendments and reservations. The reservations proposed,/ First?Uncondltlona.1 right to withdraw from the league. Second?Declination lo approve any of the oblige- j Hons of the much discussed article ten except by action of the congress of the United Stutes. Third?Reserving to the United States the exclusive right , to decide what questions.at? within Its own domestic Jurisdiction. Four? gj Absolutely reservation of the Monroe ! Doctrine to the Judgment ol the Uni- vj ted States alone. The principal amendments are proposed to provide: Equal voting power for the United States with Great Britain In the a?-jeirbl.v of the league. Giving to China InstM.l ot Japan tho ? province of Shantung. Release of the United States from havlrs .representatives on commlasloiM deciding matters In which It has no concern. Others concern phraseology. Fears that other nations may not accept an amended covenant the report dismisses wltk th? statement,' ' That is one thing that certainly will not happen. The other nations will take us on our own terms for with- ? ! out us their league Is a wreck and all j men Sams i rum u victorious peace art PARIS, Sept. 10.?The delegates of Rumania and Juga Slavla did not sign the Austrian treaty today, because trey are waiting instructions from their governments, says the Havas agency. The supreme council, it adds, has giv[en them until Saturday to make known. 1 their definite intentions. 'j iioyilli i is DniKMns Program Tonight Will Be Interesting?No Admission Fee Charged* A feature of the program at the industrial exhibition at the Y, II. C. a. this evening will be an addres* by Prof, b. T. Leiand, Instructor In tocatlonal education at West Virginia university. Prof. Leiand ha* had a _'j. wide experience In vocational and Industrial work and his address this evening along topics of that character should prove unusually interesting. Aft orchestra will furnish the muslo. \'l The feature of last evening's pro tram at me v. M. C .A. was the excellent musical program by the Elk's ' quartette composed of Walter D. Barrlngton, Lamar C. Satterfleld, Charlee t F. Bornefeld and Dr. Erne?t Yost. The singers were at their best last evening and were applauded repeatedly as they sS rendered their various number*, The crowd at the Y. M. C. A. yesterday evening to see the Industrial exhlblt was larger than at any previous <time. With the Urge number of visitors in the ctiy today, the attendance this evening Is expected to be the. greatest yet. Every part of the exhibition to at free as their one breathes. No admission fee is charged and there Is nothing In any of the individual exhibits which requires the visitor to spend '