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i&pi More Jum a : V ?? ??~ ??Hi?*5T7??r-TT SlNGI^CpPY& !D .1845 FAIRMONT, W. i n Takes Step i it Direction at Ses n of Conference ?Have Administra f of Leased Terri- . jry of Kiachow "(By 'Associated Pre**] plNGTON. Jan. 14.?Japan f;'hM-'firms conlerenco dele igttied' today to transfer to |hb: administration of tho tert-ltory' of Klaochow In aif 'province. Tho agree ?corned effective when a to wttlement is reached in Ife controversy between the jg? and Chinese delegates, panose also agreed to hand l?i<lie documents necessary administration of the lease hen tie transfer la effected. HING-OK, Jan. 14.?(By iflifr'JpwttftT'rese)?An ex otprfews "between the Chi nd Japanese arms oonfer islegates' and their respec iTernments at Peking and was believed today to have rably. - ?' strengthened the i.ot.W,.early settlement of intung (junction, Including Llroad lssae -which has bo iskedSthe1 success of the dl :onversatlons. Indications pparent before the reas ig "of the delegates of the Horis'lh the'single meeting ay's, confurenoe program e, good, offices ot Arthur J. i o^tib "British delegation icretary Hnghas of the jgwdelegatlon. were having ffectfi^?|making both sidos ofiTTO^/Tsinsttao-Tsinaiiftj ?object for discussion at MmMtOdsy.wtn tho actual tion of the KlaoChow lease jfOufiicfttie delegates1 hav iddM yesterday that the [territory would be opened ttAlawS on pm fkMI i Die When Flames troy Little Hock ng, Ohio, Home HfSAlUCBRSBURQ, Jan. 14.?Mm. Carrie Craig and her two little sons yen burned to death In a fire which destroyed their home near Little Hocking, Ohio, at an early hour this morning. :?, Flames which started on the lower Boor'of the home rapidly spread to all put*' ot the building, cutting off all means of exit J. A. Craig, the husband and father, made a fran tic efBirtgto save his family by meahMoCfa.ladder placed against a window ot their hod room, and nar rowly escaped death as the upper ?floor; hf the building gave way, . olungtpg .Its occnpants Into the jjp?mei-,?nd ruins ot the lower floor. ? MriCraJg Is reported In a serious donditioncaused by a Journey of ?more than a mllo through the snow ;Sttire3 in.only his night clothes and bare ttoted to the home of relatives. Thejfcfldren, Donald, aged 9 years find I^Ue, aged 3 years, were com pletely^ burned to doath and the mother burned beyond recognition. iTh^jltre te thought to havo start A 'fromi a wood fire In an open srate In tho sitting room of the houseliibout 12 o'clock Friday night. iB A R G AIN FOR SALE idson Touring Limousine ?Cash or Terms P,hoae?1924-J IAD ALL JEWANT ADS fILL PAY YOU Jane Addams to Come Here to Deliver Address Before Mass Meeting of Citizens League of Women Voters Secure Brilliant Wom an Speaker to Come HEAD OF PEACE LEAGUE Other Women Organiza tions to Be Asked to Help Stage Meeting Jane Addams, of Hull (House famy and president of the International jLoaguo for Pence i.nd PrccUor], will i Com-J to this city perhaps during jApril to address a maaa meeting] l of citizens. I The idea of securing Miss Addams | for an address in this city was con ceived by the local Leaguo of j Women Voters, which organization j took np tlui matter with Miss lAddams' secretary with the result ;thal a letter was road by Mrs. N. It. C. Morrow, president of the or ganization, at a meeting of the board of directors held at the home of Mrs. C. C. Itobb on Walnut ave nue, last evening. In this letter iMIss Addams' secretary assured tho | league that Miss Addams' services I coul<l be secured for some date in I | April. . i It is the idea of the League of Wlomen Voters to ask the assist ance of other women's organiza tions such as tho Woman's Club, the Business and Professional j Women s Club and the Quota Club , to assist In bringing this noted ? woman to Fairmont. I Another important matter that j was announced at the matting last "?"tos was that a mass meeting i 'n 1110 n?ar future In j this city at which time Attorneys Harry Shaw and M. M. Neely will i outline tho provisions and workings j I of the State Primary law. This meeting will be an open one and: 5M| Probably, be held In the Circuit j ft?? IS?,"& ??iounce ft ATMBI^i?"ltl0nv?i MnL Jam? A. Meredith as chairman of the; comnHttee on legislation, waB ac-i ceptcd and Miss Ella M. Ward was appoint d to fill the vacancy. The resignation of Mrs. George DeBolt as chairman of the American clti-i zens&ip committee was also accept- j ed and Mrs. O. G. Wilson was np-1 pointed to succeed her. Tho secretary was authorized to WTlto a letter of appreciation to President Warren G. Harding for his action taken in sending twenty million dollars to starving Russia.j The meeting held last night was i well atttoded and enthusiastic. The next mooting will be held on: January 23 at the Y. W. C. A. as room, when the subject. The Successes and Failures of the Armament Conference" and tire Constitution of the U. S. will be discussed. I Bradford to Sing For Bible Class A.n unusually Interesting pro gram will be rendered by the Men s Progressive Btble class at tho First M. E. church tomor row morning. Fred B. Cannon,, musical director and Bong leader ot the class has arranged to pre sent Borne special music aside n 2.8U2! "ve 80D? ""vice, j The All Star" quartet will sing.' The members of this quartet are, Professor Clark, first tenor; Mr. Crane, second tenor; Mr. Moyer, ? 2L88' Mr* 0rr' second bass. W. E. Bradford of New York, who sang at tho morning services at the M. E. church last Sun day morning has accopted an In vitation to sing a solo for tho! class. Mr. Bradford has sung on several occasions since coming to the city, and has been woll ro-' celved everywhere. Wo are very fortunate in having him with us tomorrow, and members of the class are going to miss something good If they fail to bo present in the morning. Judge Meredith; will bo present tomorrow to in- j struct tho class, a thing ho knows I woll how to do. I Much interest and enthusiasm ' is being shown in this class, and if you are not a mombor, come along anyhow. We will do you I good. LOST Elks tooth probably between Watson Hotel and Watson Bldg. Reward. Box, A. E. T West Virginian. J WANTED Middle aged woman for house- II kooper. Mast be competent. Capable of caring for two chil dren. Writo box M. S.. The West Virginian. ' UTELLUMS By J. A. I* Oh hum, oh ho! the lazy ?BO Night lodging on the CITY Hi lee, hi lo! look, ace . THESNOW In hoaps, oh, what a PITY! Now is the time to MAKEADIME Yea, e'en to cull a QUARTER Boforc the snow begins TOFLOW Away in streams o? WATER Will he advance to grab THECHANCE To do a little LABOR And shovel snow and earn SOMEDOUGH From me, and from my NEIGHBORS? What! shovel snow, and EARNSOMEDOUGH! Away with such a QUESTION For bo's havo died from SUICIDE At such, a dire SUGGESTION ; TESTING MILK AT CITY BUILDING Dr. Rathbone, of State De partment, Completes Tests In Colfax Road Section r ?*'" - ? ? - ?; MkJmiik ,,"-v The first teets'otcity traUrr*'nd milk are being made today at the city labratory. Yesterday Dr. J. A. Jamison gathered up gome tea or twelve samples ot milk trom local dairymen and they are.be tas tested out today by Miss Arkwrlght city bacttrologtst So far Dr. Jamison has Issued HO pormlts to sell milk and milk products In the city. These em brace dealers In Marlon, Monon galia. Taylor and Harrison comi ties. Some dealers In adjoining towns dispense their wares In this city and for this i-atson muBt take out a permit also. Dr. Rathbone sent here by the state department of health has1 given the 72 hour tost to 130 hoad of cattle In the Colfax road sec-j tlon and jtronouncod them In fine 1 condition. Other cattle in this I territory will complete the tost pe riod today. Dr J. J. Cranwoll, city voterl narian is asststlgn In the work and will carry It on after the depart ure of Dr. Rathbone to other points One fact that has been brought to light in the testing out of cat-t tie is the fact that the native cat ties and better examinations than do tho Imported stock due perhaps to the fact that tho climate does not agree with tho alien stock. Erasmus Wilson Taken by Death (By Associated Press) PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14.?Eras mus Wilson, doan of Pittsburgh Newspapermen died today In a hospital after an Illness of sev eral weeks, age 79 years. Mr. i Wilson, who was born In Belmont,1 county, Ohio, and served with the Ohio troopj in the civil war,' wont to Washington, Pa., after be was mustered out, and after working on a newspaper there for two years came to Pittsburgh obtaining employment as a re porter. Thirty-six years ago he bocame the "quiet observer" of the Pittsburgh Commercial Gaz ette and contlnuod In that cap acity when the paper was com bined with the Pittsburgh Times. Mr. Wilson was deeply Interest-1 ed In tho boy scout movoment, | and was president emeritus of the! Pittsburgh organization. So firm' a place did ho have in their af-: foctlons that 'they always obsorv ed his birthday anniversary. He also was very well known as a lecturor, and his books on the history of the upper Ohio valley were widely read. STRIKE ENDED NEW YORK. Jan. 14.?'Termina tion ot tho strlko against six local moat packing firms, allied with the big West vn packers, was an nounced today by Pendleton Dud ley, Eastern director of tho insti tute of meat packers, who' said ho had received a communication an nouncing thn calling off of tho strike from John Kennedy, presi dent of the American Meat Cutterr and Butchers' Workmen Union o[ New Yotfe First Meeting in Princess Theatre, Fairmont, Tomorrow WUICEAFFECIED Weekly Loading on Mon ongah Division Will Slump 300 Cars At the Princess Theatfo on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock a meeting in the interest of safe ty will bo held under the auspices of tho safety department of the Consolidation Coal Company. This is one of a series of similar meetings to be held by the com pany with the co-operation of the United States Bureau of Minos and the state department of mines, all over tho Fairmont re gion. All coal miners and min-1 ing men are invited to attend. At Sunday's meeting in this city short addresses on safoty and the importance of its obser vance in tho coal mines will bo givon by W. B. Hlggleman, Fair mont, state mining inspector of district 5; Adam Crawford, Fair mont, teacher of tho mining ox tension schools of Northern West Virginia, and Joseph W. Reed, Fairmont, director of the safety (Contlnuod on Page Eight) HAYSW1LLS00N BE INJWOVIES Official Announcement Is Made Today From the White Hpuse^ I \?\ 7 I (By AMocl^tedvPresi] WASHINGTON. Jan. 14.?An nouncement that Postmaster Gen eral Hays will shortly retire from the cabinet was made at the wnite House today. After a forty ml mite conference with the postmaster. President Harding said he could not well in terpose any objection to Mr. Hay s retirement to become head of a motion picture distributors. The President personally" save out the following statement: J'The postmaster general and I have been diBcussing at consider ble length the proposal whioh has been made to him to become the head of a natipnal association of motion picture producers and a is trlbutors. If the arangemont proves to be, wfcen the details are worked out what it seems to be I cannot well Interpose any ob jection to Mr. Hays retiring trom the cabinet to take up a work so important. ??It is too great an opportunity for a helpful public service for him to refuse. I shall be more than sorry to have him retire from the cablnot where be has already made so fine a.record but we have agreed to look upon tho situation from tho broadost viewpoint and seek the highest public good." Mr. Hays made this statement: "With the president's consent I have decided to undertake tho work suggested by the motion picture producers and distributors. No contract has been oxecuted as yet. I am assuming that one will be made and ono that will make tho, earning out of this great indus try favorable." The postmaster general in dis cussing the matter informally said no date for his retirement had been decided on, that matter be ing left open awaiting his nego tiations with the motion picture] producers. South Ireland Signs Treaty DUBLIN, Jan. 14.?Tho Anglo Irish treaty creating tho Irish Free State was unanimously ratified to day by the south Ireland parlia ment. U Kamon de Valera and his sup porters, who opposed the treaty In the Dall Elreann were absent ? \ A provisional government was instituted, comprising Michael, Col lins, William Cosgarvo, Eamon J. Duggan, P. J. Hoga, Finan Lynch, Joseph McOratli, Profopsor John MacNolll and Kevin O'HIgglns. Tho entire Traslnes of ratifying treat yand setting up a provisional government occupied less than 20 minutes. Not a murmur of dissent marred tho smoothing of the proceedings wheh were entirely of a. formal,! porfunctory nature, with the ex ception of a few briof speochos. No opponents of tho treaty were, present and a spirit of cordial j agreement and harmony prevailed. I The parliament mot under claus-1 es'l and'18'of the Anglo-Irish; tredty. eta. Judge Showalter Hands Down Sentences Ag gregating 13 years Cases Where Not Guilty Pleas Were Entered Set For Next Week Penitentiary centencoa aggre gating 13 years and fines amount-1 ing to 1700 was meted oat to four prlaonors appearing before .Judge E. tM. Showalter in the Marion, County Criminal Court today and entering pleas of guilty to indict; ments returned against them by the grand jury that finished its j sessions yesterday evening. | Nick Sponovich, entered a plea 'of guilty to having a still upon the old Mlchales farm near Grant1 Town and was lined (300 and costs; and sentenced to serve four years, in the state penitential4)*. ? Ignatz Ratovich, a partner, of Nick's entared a plea of guilty and was fined $300 and costs and sen tenced to serve three years in the stato penitentiary. j Peto Pulnik, a member of the same gang also entered a plea of (Continued on Page Eight) 7,464 MEALS SERVED AT'YJ' Building Is Community '?? Center forWomensojEv k . GltyV' ? . .. u Seven thousand four hundred and sixty-four meals were seryed at tho Y. W. C. A. cafeteria from the date of opening, December 6th, to January 1st. This .In cludes 4,388 noon meals, 2,876 i evening meals, 40 special meals,1 and 160 meals served the Asher Bible class. This makes an av erage daily attendance of 330 with an average price paid per meal of 46 cents. The week berore Christmas the attendance was greatly increased, but decreased immediately after Christmas. January opened with a drop for the noon meal. . ' . The greater amount of supplies for tho cafeteria has been, 1 and will bo, bought from local mer chants. Only things which can not be bought here, in the quality and size dosired, are bought out of town. As many different local merchants are patronized as seems expedient. , By January 9th the staff of employees was reduced from 15 to 12, and one of the 12 contin ues to do all the building janitor work. The Y. W. C. A. continues to become more and more of a com munity center for womon. Since the opening of tho building 12 different meetings have been held there by nine different organiza tions. SWITCH CASE FEB. 1 . j CHARLESTON, Jan. 14.?Hear ings before the public commission in the case brought by the West Virginia Metal Products Company concerning interchange of freight between the Baltimore and Ohio and Monongahela railroads at Hick man Run will be resumed February 1, It was announced at the offices of the commission today. Applica tions of Hinton Water, Light and Supply Company and th:. Virginia Power Company for rate increases | have been postponed unil January 30. | Funny Way j ioAddtess Your Mail I' ' Truly tt may bo said D. T. Quinn. of Daniel Howard & Co., I Clarksburg, known In coal cir cles as "June" Is known by eight * Just yesterday he received an ' envelope with his picture pasted I on tho front without a name, bu\ j Just the. word personal was rub | bor stamped and Clarksburg, W. Va., attached. It was sent from I tlio secretary of the Harlen Cojtfj [ Operators' Association from' I Harlan, Ky. Originally tho cui ( was printed in the American j Coal Journal from which it \fraa' scissored and pastod on the en velope and the postal authorities. I delivered It..: . .. . Kiddies AreM^cfsCdps \ Protect Them White Th^y j Coast on Certain Streets Si IS NOW SAFE IN PORT Doughboys Knew Noth ing of Danger Until It , Was Over fBy Aosoclated Fres?] . NEW YORK Jan. 14?A thou Band doughboys, returning from Gormany oil the transport Crook learned today for the flrat t me that their ship had sprung a leak last Tuesday ? and had been In danger during grant gales that jswept.th* north Atlantic. "Not a,crap garao stopped," was the Smiling comment of Captain Frank Ueppa, es the. Crook was being lashed to har pier at the transport-base In Brooklyn. The \ transport St. Mfhlol which had been dispatched to her assistance, accompanied her up tho bay. .Tfie doughboys eageirly scanned j the .'newspapers , giving accounts of | the pljght. of the Crook, and then remarked that soas'ekhess gave him more concorn than anything tfse. Captain Reppa said that moat of j the cre\(r of 140 were gent below decks to plug up opened. seapiB. Some water leaked in and It was necessary to remove baggage. Caret was taken to -see that the water did not reach the coffins, of GS2 | bodies of American soldiers which were transported frbm French i cemotcrles, for. re-interemnt in their, native soil. The Crook's skipper was incl'n ed to belittle the experience., He said some of thei ribe had. given away, causing the seams to open, but that at no time was there, great danger. In addition, to the 968 enlisted men fifty, casuals, tho Crook | brought li German' brides'' and j eight bahles." O&0TJi'T?Oni^rv^ HAS BUSY MY ' ' ? ,. ? One Case Is Settled, One Com promised . and Another One Is Started Speed and action marked the progress Jn the . Circuit Court to-" day as two cases were disposed of and a third started and Judt;e W. S. Meredith took the after noon to re-arrange the. trial cal endar for the rest of the jury trial court which will end Wed nesday, January 25th. I . The.case of Sam Polino rersua | tbe Baltimore land Ohio Railroad! Company was given to the Jury ! this morning and after a short time for consideration the jury returned a verdict in favor of the defendant Polina was suing >for | damages because a team of Sorses owned by him and driven y Nfck Banana were killed on'.a; railroad crossing near Barrack ville. The jury was next empaneled l to.try the case of McCormack and I Company versus Alex R. Watson, lifter the jury had been sworn, and the list given td the attorneys, tri the case, representatives of the j parties concerned in the cose en tered; the court room and an nounced that it had been settled out.of court . j Judge Meredith then announc-j ed that the jury empaneled to try J the McCormack and ' Company j versus Alex R. Watson case would be used to try tho next case on the docket if agreeable. The at torneys-in the case of Vincenzo Procopia versus P. Postene and Company agreed to the Jury panol and after a jury had been struck to hear the case it was< noon time. Tho Jury was excus ed until Monday morning. 'Starting at 1:30 o'clock Judge Meredith and Clerk Cather re arranged the* trial calender, set ting cases to'' be tried between | January 16 and 25 when the Jury trials will end and. chancory causes will be taken up, by the court Barnesville Plant Is Running Again Dnring this week the Barnesville Manufacturing. Company has re open'd its plant In this city. Sevon hands wero at work but tho fall force of forty-five will be put to work and the.pl^nt will.openite full time Just as soon aa the former weavers who are- scattered about' can again bo sequred. It la hoped to have the" plant ninnlnKfuti time within the next three weeks to a month. . , Recently the type of goods turned out'by the plant was changed and experienced weavers "must be so cured for the looms. It is under Sloan-that" high grade men's suit ings will bp manufactured and that the . firm already has some ?ul? stantlal" onions -for' Eastern busi nest, . ; i : *$3? >'. ?' ?' Mayor Conaway Desig nates Several Streets as Coasting Places Traffic Warned to Stay Away From Restricted Areas of Be Careful Tho kiddles of Fairmont are In ' their iJoment today and thero are | threo very good raasona for their I elation. First, it 'is' Saturday and there consequently ,1? no 'school; | sccond, there Is a sledding snowun th > grounds, and third and last, but not loast, Mayor Oonaiway has ! designated several' streets In the city environs where they may safe ly coast unmolested by traffic and |iind<r police protection., City Superintendent of" Schools j Otis 0. Wilson Interested himself | in this matter anil- called Vpon , Mayor Conaway .with the request that the children .might, hare, at |l.ast oo.e thoroughlare where .they ! might coast under.^ police protec tion. Mayor Conaway accordingly called Chief of Police L". D. Bnlder I Into the conference with the result jthat the chief dlspatcticd a patrol man to Walnut arcane where he .will bo stationed'to caution auto moblllsts to traversn thin crossing with caro. J Fifth atrcgt from .Fairmont Ave. [ to Walnut to Eenonf and as far on as slodB.wlll go has been designated as ono sloddlng placo, while. Eighth streot from Ftflrmont avenue to ward Gaston and Virginia will also be- Utilized ab , sledding ground for thb childron. In the other raid of town the children will'be permitted t? slide on Graftpn street and McKinnpr street, though slqddlng.on.Pennsyl vania avonuo Will not1 be allowed as' this Is generally regarded as dangerous owiniif *: t<jv tho, many curvos andithe lict that street airs v.ania avenue, then Pike street, was the favorite, repdei toils for.ooaat ere: and right' royally could they Coast there,1,too.,Beginning at tie Intersection or Maple avenue, MWl son street "and Pennsylvania aVfr mie the coaster would start' and Ills trip would wind hp not tar from Buffalo Greek. Then if luck fa vored him'he would 'bltchlili^led on to a horee driven ' team,, seat himself ion ihe sled and Eflt along ride up the grade." In '.years gone by coasting was a favorite 'winter iport and vied with skating fbr supremacy. Every family provided their .^offspring with sleds Just-lllte,'they would provldo othdr ne?esstt(iM of life and they were not then ho easily Obtainable either us thry had to be mad# and whllis perhafes not quite so pretty <U)d's^mxrlcaI, yot they outran Ihr'tr more handsome competitors. Big seif gulder sleds, which would hold some six or eight persons, were quite popular and the boy or girl owning such-a sled was much sought after by coaateri. Old Buffalo Creole.' and often tiroes the river would froexe over in the winter and skating would bo a favorite a port for woeks at j a. time. Then, too, the residents i filled their, ice houses 'with! Ice I some' eight - or -ten ?' inches' thick hauled by Wagori fr'opi tl\e crtek or | river and packed "away for sumfaer mr AMocIated 7(?M> PARKEilSBORG, Jan. 14. ? Wil liam Taylor George,' of Upshu county, announced his candidacy for'tho United States rsenate Irom West Virginia, lh. an-interview pub lished In the Parkersburg Sentinel this afternoon. Mr. George la one of the leading Republican* of West Virginia and announces fcla'Inten tion, of waging a vigorous cam paign. Gets Ten :Years In Atlianta Pen PARKBRSBPRG. .Jan. ' 14.? Benjamin England . of. ?' Bnrbonr county, Vrho was' convlctpd of'a violation/of the, Mann >Act,.*Fri^ day: afternoon,, via* sentenced to serve ten" ye'ariMn ;. thV: rAtlanW federal pHaon, by Jndg?',W.,E. Baker In federar^yrt' hero-' thft morning. Enffland'B~sentenc* wah the secpnd -time that Jndg's. Bak " ???<-? ?"???? ?" BIWPIWU, UOI V. w'' ? Mrs., HerbertTaylor, i tor*,, wair ienfceiwl .\to.;8C|hro Wl-pn.^ch\1^?of . shine and ... ? llauor in her ? ..r. v Two Hundred Dele Plan Ways for Re) of Needy Discussion on Ainotc Assessment "Hold Attention A 3 o'clock thii'oftiisi convention adopted the tol assessment for the relief wet! Miners working &ri?0?Sj per month.. '; . Miners.worklngkOMsOTSSl $1.50 per month.. The. adoption of this am wan by a vote of 185 for against, .. , Meeting; for the eole purj extending relief to coal -mini thel rfamllies who are destl' In need of. food and the new of life 200 rlelegiUea of sub i 4, of district 17, United Mine ors of America, late this,all wero discussing just how.to; the situation. Opinion ,.wus! as to what form oft mi shoald be used In tho mat number, of different' protK wero framed -regardlngitBei of the assessment. Mptlons, am?'.ilmont3 to t tlon anil amendment to the meats of motions flew; thl fast, late this aftornoon, but dlcatlons were' thstjbrtprog vention closed that tho roci datlon In the report': otithi dent, Nick ^lello,, Falrmoql carry. The dlscusslomffijj In particular against the rei because delegates were oppi It. but b^uso, they jhplMM of- tho miners ha?l:W,Rfkea& limited ttmfc itMt^ViBPS cult to collect Many of 0 surface tho Bumeroue haw left the Impress was not. hanhony, stu ease), as It wasl^rgi member trying to "aM; trat Instead confused: tary?proce?4ureo!t] i The- recommend! eroVert the dlseussi ? (Continued on'Pi Christopher Mmer|? cer Dies Today ; Hartford/'Age*w ? *? '* ? HARTFORD, ConiL, Christopher Miner Spencer, tor. of the Spencer re|w?Ur and the the ? first Automatic machine, one of the best^ Amerlo&n Inventors, died home of his, Bon, Roger II, cer here today. He.was 88 aid. ? --m Christopher H. Spencer < Britain Conn., was eininen? doma'n of American Invent! patented scores of in>I mechanical devices lncluilfi Spencer repeating rifle ad gun, an automatls thretfdai mrchino, a steam autoim drop forge and .olherftsBal plements and machinery. His first Invention, built Ii was. a stationary steam^n Later Mr. Spencer >becamw motive machinist for theJNfa Central at Rochester, from 1854 to!857 was a-'gtt In tho Colt armory at Ha Conn. It was while.;'sl drafting under: HeiefcuSufi of Hartford, that Mr'r SpeS vented an automatic.thread lng machine In 1868;whlchj to have revolutIonized the lean threttd industry. . Tjrx later;ho patented. a breeehl repeating riflo using metal] tridges. .' ? !1^S Prom 1S62 to' 186S ,heS5 gaged at theh tront-ln:ln!tt Union troops i nthe use of t weapon. Dtfrlng" the^perw to" 187? Mr.' Spenqer -^evelopi ons drop forging pro$?nHS ui automatic screw.inachlne. suit of which was to obnil In 1880-he inrenied a " or "tromhono" action r? lator traveled1 through with his partner, Albert Bl demonstrating tho .weapon the military authorities o land','prance, Italy. Austi Germany, : Mr. Ste&to ? malntali youthful Interest tn all net lojnB to tti last. ~f7hva.X old "he took up the study I tionraiid.sodn'jkad made than 20 flights.