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Daily Average ft l)/ | August 1919 la**] Audit flnreau of Circulations F feflSTABLISHED 1868. ? Local \STATEP ii CHARGE I ' BOSTON CROWDS III JOBS Man is Killed and Woman Injured in Trouble This Morning. tors UHJlll IBS Striking Policeman Will Not Be Reinstated Says Commissioner. s n%. a?d \ BOSTON, Sept. 13.?a woman and a man were shot at the corner ot Boylston and Treinont streets this morning during an attempt of the State guard to make loiterers move on. The man was k'/ed and the woman wounded in the knee. The man had engaged in an argument with one of tho State guards who was trying to clear the street entrance to the subway. The State guardB with fixed bayonets dispersed the quickly gathering crowd. Police Commissioner Curtis today announced that the posts deserted by striking policemen were vacant and that he would proceed to fill them. The sympathetic action of 63 policemen of the Metropolitan Parle force, who reified to serve In Doston Wednesday, lost some.of its strength with the return to duty of 26 of the officers and their.acceptance of assignments to duty in the city. Attcfrney General Bruce Wyman j prepared for Police Commissioner Curtis the opinion on the legal points involved in the strike of policemen. On this opinion it is expected will rest the course of the state '.egarSing the request of the strikers taht they be reinstated while continuing their affiliation with the American Federation of Labor pending the outcome of j the conference at Wr/iington. t - I i a Learn to Dance I Blackburns Dancing School ? Every Wednesday and ?t Saturday. P Masonic Temple. Private Lessons, 2 to 6. I Classes 7:30; c Dancing 8:30 v I Opens Wednesday, ! September 17th. ; Fire Bosses and Pit Rosses to Organize | There will be a meeting of Fire ;| Bosses and Pit Bosses, in Williard i |i vHall (Corner of First Street and | ~ V; Fairmont Avenue) Saturday eve- 1 ? king, September the 13th, 8 p. m. & for the purpose of organizing, . and discussing the State Mining Law. There are about 1,700 Fire >. Boses and 2,200 Pit Bosses in this ? state, and in order to give better, | efficient service to the miners and , ? operators, we must organize, and k educate ourselves lo better protect the lives and property of this | State. Therefore 1 extend an tail vltatlon to ail Certificate .Men. | W. M. ROGERS, R Sap? President State Federation 11 V of Labor. IP ? ||. Office Phone 1050. i the AHE 1 S1G1 Window Lettering, Oi Card Signs, El< Cloth and Paper, Sign cor Eve if 126 Jackson Street r .. * ? 1KMJ5KR ASSOCIATED PRESS. I GAMBI R0H1BI1 flfllMMIt men ne REUNION ROLL Comrades, Reed and Mus grave Hosts at . Dinner at Palace Restaurant. Commander Thomas N. Swisher apleared at the 34th annual reunion of lie members oC the famous Society of .laulsbys Battery this morning, held ,t the court house, and while the old oldiers were arriving one by one, ho assed the Maulsby memorjal flower, he golden-rod, a spray to each memer. The old, white-haired men, many f them with shaking fingers, pinned he bit of gold on their lapels with leased and reminiscent smiles. 'hough the reunion was to take place t ten oclock, it was eleven before they ssembled in the county court room to all the roll and hold their meeting, tut of 181 men from the First West 'irginia Light Artillery,' Battery F, (Continued on page four.) WANTED. i Laborers at Monongahela river ' bridge. Good pay, steady work. John F. Casey Co. BASEBALL at m i.-? i lactam jraut TOMORROW Deciding game in the Monongah and Carolina L Series. ;' Game Starts at 3 o'clock ; Shop Phone 1556. 1. :rn co. ns it-of-Door Signs, ectric Signs ! s ef Every Kind ry Need Fairmont, W. Va. You Want Illustrati 'AIRMONT, WEST VIRGI IRS fl ION OFF SCOLLAY SQUARE, SC I ~~~~~ ~ 1 1 T . . TT I I un, Listen nere: By ADAM *. LANE. We didn't get Any Ico Wednesday And so, on Thursday Everything in the Refrigerator Was Spoiled, And I hustled Into Town, breakfastless and Hungry As a Bear. And I overtook Mr. Ord Lough On the way, and I Said, "Ord, I have Such A vacuum within Myself That I feel Like A Doughnut. Ord said Kindly, Well, Adam, not a Soul In town will Dispute That you Are A Nut All right, but Some Think you are Not All Dough. Tom Arnett Said you were' half Baked." Ord shows Little Judgment at Times. I ignored his mistaken Wit And cheerfully Continued. "By George, I smell Doughnuts! Do You?" "Adam " he replied "Toil Don't smell Like A Doughnut, If You will accompany- Me Into Mr Lydic's Place i T will pay to Have You Laundried." "Look here, Ord," I Explained. "That What You smell is Mange Cure. I. and Heed Crane Use It all the Time To keep from Being Bald. If you Don't Like it, you know Where To get Off.'" "Never mind," he Said Soothingly, "I guess I'll Take a short Cut Up this alley to The Courthouse." You'd Better," I Agreed. When I reached The Bridge, there was Sweet, Pretty Miss Howard Selling Scads of Doughnuts! "Oh, Mr. Lane, you look As If you wanted One!" (Continued on page four.) NOTICE. The dance which was announc?d for Masonic Temple tonight, has been postponed on account if funeral services of Capt. K. D. Walker. Clevenger and Sheets. . i MILLINERY OPENING Monday, September 15th at J. J. McNeeley's 124 BUFFALO STREET. Mannington, W. Va. Your Inspection ! Cordially Invited, qms For Your Adver I ^ Virginia's Best Newspaper NIA, SATURDAY EVENtt RE ORE ICERS Wi |ene~^ M STBfET | jmnvrDi [ IIUUULULUIIIUILU ! R fi M Blaze Started in Basement I and Was Undetected For Long Time. I Only the frame of James Laurie's bouse on Water street remains as a result of a fire which started there abuot eleven o'clock this morning. The' fire started in the basement of the house occupied by Booty Shelton and other negroes. The structure was the last one in the street. The cause of the fire has not been learn- | ed either by the fire department or the occupants of the house. People ' in the upper part of the house and the soft drink store, which occupied 1 the W(ater street front did not dis- s cover the fire until it had gained considerable headway. They made an effort to get as much of the furniture and other valuables out of the house as possible, but only a few articles, including pieceB of furni- ( ture and bed clothing were save'd. Jj The fire call was answered by the fi members of the East Side fire department and Chief Watkins of the t Cenertal fire station, who with the t assistance of several East Side citl- 8 zens, worked hard In fighting the jj flames. At 1 o'clock this afternoon c the fire was under control, but fire- g men were still using water on the 1 building to keep the fire from 0 spreading. v f Tim IT Til *r> 1' uuiluu wi iuiucb ia report- | " ed to havb saved 5,000 lives, through its rescue and mine safety work. * since it was founded in 1910. . t n U. S. experts have so devised bee- . hivos that care of the young bees devolves on fewer "nurses" and more 8 bees are released to make honey. ' n ' ij WANTED. I1 ji Girls over 16 years of 'J age, for selecting bottles. * OWENS BOTTLE CO. 1 ----- n ?: ti fi WANTED b Good boy to learn printing busl- jj aess. Apply to h. M. Henneh, superintendent d Fairmont Printing Co. f -~-u iisements We May H fG, SEPTEMBER 13, 1919. 1ERED ORKING Pershing Had to Fight Way Into War Office (B\ Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Sept. 13.?Almost fighting his way through 'Wntfreds of admirers gathered at the War department, Geileral Pershing officially reported to -Secretary Baker today his return from France with his mission?Victory over Germany?accomplished. The cheering crowd had waited long to see the man that captained the American army in their great struggle and would not be denied but by actual physical ef- J forts aided by two of his staff of- i fleers and finally by guards of the | building General Pershing got through Into the secretary's room. FRANCE AND BRITAIN SENDING U BEST 3ig Men From Europe Will Attend International Trade Conference. WASHINGTON, D. C. Sept. 13.-A. !. Bedford, chairman of the Execuive Committee of the International 'rade Conference, authorizes the nllnislnff Dtatamanlfl' No hotter evidence could be of-j ered of the importance attached to; he International Trade Conference t Atlantic City, September' 30th, han is found in the personnel of the, elegations that are coming from ireat Britain, France, Italy and Belium. This response to the invltalons of the United States Chamber f Commerce extended with tlie aproval of our Government, together rith the hearty cooperation _ maniested by our own business m?n and' ankers, assures a gathering of] t'nds and men whose deliberktions /ill ai4 greatly in the understanding f the international trade problems ow urgently requiring solution. As announced today, France will e represented at tha conference by body of officials and business men ;ho can speak authoriatively for the . lost Important dlvlsons of French ldustry. The Honary President of be Commission Is Monsieur Clemensi, Minister of Commerce; his adltant is Monsieur Tirman, council >r of state, who represented France t thp San FYanrisrn axnnaitiori. The elegation with the industries repreented Is as follows: Head of Mission, Monsieur Scheider, of the Creusot Works; Texlles, Monsieur Waddington, of the rm of Waddington Sons & Co. Paris bemlcals, Monsieur Roche, banker, aron de Neuflie, of the banking rm of de Neuflize and Co., Paris; >od, Monsieur Prevet, President of ae Union of Wholesale Food SynIcates, secretary General, Mohsleur lazot. General Secretary of the reach High commission in the nlted States. avf Them Ask to $ ftt' ' !"j W I and Si TOPA g'S N'SWS TODi TOCLC WITH.cn IT LAW CI IS CARRIED ION POLICE HI! j Acting Mayor Gives Two Men Three Months Jail M;ntences. SOLD BOOZE TO OFFICERS Four Representatives of i Prohibition Department ' Working in City. | The first Yost law violators to bo mea ai me city uan were up ai me session of police court this morning In the absence of Mayor W. W. Cona-j way, Commissioner W. K. Arnett acted I as mayor and sentenced the two Yost law violators to three months in jail! and to pay a fine of $100 each. The two prisoner! are John Burgess and James Johnson, colored porters in! local hotels. The> were arrested *lni this city, yesterday by four state pro- j hlbition officers. The officers asked the two colored j boys to get them some whiskey. They I went out and purchased several pints | of whiskey and returned and sold the booze to the prohibition officers, the officers giving them marked money. ; The colored boys paid $6 per pint for ! the whiskey and s&ld It to the officers ' for $S per pint. I Charged with parking his car on the ! wrong side of Monroe street Victor | Shaw was ordered to appear at court I this morning. He failed to appear, but due to the fact that ills car was only [ parked on the wrong side of the street for a very short time, the charges were dismissed. , A fine of $5 was assessed Claud Fleming for reckless driving and speeding. Te plead nolo contendere. SUPT. C.W. VAN HORN IN THE CITY TODAY B. & 0. Doing Its Best to Handle Goal Transportation. C. W. Van Horn, Grafton, superintendent of the Monongah division, Baltimore and Ohio railroad, 1b in Fairmont today making a general inspection trip with M. J. Tighe, Clarksburg, road foreman of engines. Mr. Van Horn has been complimented for his efficiency in handling the division. His efforts are also reflected in the fact that from last accounts the Monongah division was leading the "noaccldent" campaign on the eastern Baltimore and Ohio lines. While here Mr. Van Horn said: "The B. & 0. is doing the very best it can to handle the coal traffic of the Fairmont region," which operators generally concede, agreeing that Mr. Van Horn is a very competent official. E. J. Walker, chief clerk of the Mo- i nongah railway, freight station, Mrs. : Walker and son, CharleB Albert, will 1 leave tonight for a two weeks' visit to 1 Morris, Nicholas county, Charleston and Huntington. i J. M. Carpenter, Baltimore and Ohio i demurrage clerk with offices at the Monongahela Railway station, and Mrs. Pa reenter, returned yesterday from a week's vacation trip to Washington, I Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York city, , Three tourists coaches were received at therB. & 0, station here today. They are being sent to the Pittsburgh shops. / \ / nywiti I ( Buy d j \ee Our Service Man. PHE WEATHER and continued cool tonight jjj a. PRICE THREE GENTS. ISEUP rYG0VT. V. % GAMBLING JOINTS CLOSED BY MATOR nniiiiimnn nnnrn UUNAWAU UlfU|p Acting CH?f Seaman BroH< \\ the News Yesterday ; 10 mm w Town Closed Up Tight To-,?| I day as Far as Public >-|| Gambling Goes. Fairmont is now closed up tight bo far us pubUc gambling establishment* are concerned, ,according to Chief of Police Seaman. ' The end 1 came yesterday. . before leaving the city yeBterda/'1a! for Weston, where he Is spending a j day or two with relatives, Mayor W. W. Conaway had a conference with jra Acting Chief or Police Seaman. what was said at that meeting is known, but one thing certain waa de-v,-n cided upon?that there will be no 1 more public gambling estebllshmerit*$M operate in this city. '* Cl^ll Yesterday afternoon Acting QWw?|8 of Police Seaman visited every gEtn^^P bling Joint in town and oi/jred^8gS doors closed at once and, according to 9 Chief Seaman, they are .an.closj>d?mag "She's closed tight. There is not9 gamming nouso in tne city open to- SS day," remarked Chief Seaman thia '9 morning, lie went further by statipg-iS that tie would be glad to have any one inform him if they have kaowIedgV<jfc||S gambling in the city. Then the popular game of kenO'^aJ^l?^ also been stopped and there are abpV ;.'c eight to ten useless keno boards now in the city. Keno is a game that ia played in various pool room's bf',th*,;w city. It is considered gambling; and 1 goes out with the elimination of thipss BIS I IIS FOR NOKHjjl if Bingamon Berber Was 1 Gathered in By Stater Prohibition Officers. Charged with manufacturing raisin ;:|j wine, Tony Alloy was before Justice | M. K. Musgrove this morning, found guilty of the charges and1 sen*am icwueu lu ocnc oiai.j uujd i" w -vfM ty jail and to pay a fine of $100. Alloy was arrested yesterday* eVeg-_J ing upon a warrant which was sworn iffi out by H. H. Statler, one of the fpurjjjg state prohibition officers who are'vlMM the city today . Alloy is from Blnga-$l| mon and has been making raisin wine ' I for bis personal use. Yesterday. was arrested and his conviction. thfs|g| morning followed. The state was'rep-M resented at the trial this morniOj| ^>J^ Prosecuting Attorney Haggerty.-,t:.r|y Heretofore persons who hare been|B making plckbandle and other lntoxicai- ; Ing drinks for their own' perton&ni|H have been dismissed without fine. -A^aM loy is the first person to be conTictM^H Alloy operates a barber shop^?u|H soft drink establishment at upt wai kfu'srhdyI uni 11 linuil.ll U UUVjl The body of Captain Kephart D. I Walker, whose death occurred ThurfflM lay morning at hla home on Field itreet, will be removed trom hia re?fc|?ffll lenee this evening at eight aldnlght funenl aerrioes In charge of ' .