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CHICAGO, Jan. 1G.?A little ball terrlor pup sits on a cot in a
Chicago HospUaU-uow and then pulling at the covers ? suddenly
romping down oh the door?then hack to the cot again with a playful
And little .Russell Mueller lojlts on?quiet?possibly amused ?
but with an undecided, smile on bit -face.
The puppy Is trying to take the place of "Peggy." another bull
terrlor. who was once Rnssoll's btst pal, but who recently died. I
2! ??PqgSy", broughl-to -
Known. r *,'?'
"I Wanna.go to heaven, too, mamma!" he said, in tears. That's
how much "Peggy" meant to ttfo tidy.
That same day Officer Victor Schwartz visited the Mueller home.
He took his gun from his holster and hid itibehind a pillow on n
davenport. ...... ,
Russell found it.
That, is why Russell is on a hospital cot' The one bullet that his
little finger sent blazing forth from the heavy, gun penetrated the
youth's hip.
The bones are shattered?ho may be a cripple.
And while surgeons are trying to save Russell, physically, a new
: little bull terrior 'pup is trying to bring back.the old smile.
Circular Dealing With the
Program For Aid of
Needy Sent Out
Fairmont office of the United
Mine Workers of Amer.ca today
issued the following circular letter
to local unions bearing on the re
lief' of needy miners and their
families, it being signed by Nick
Atello, president; Patrick Buckley, ?
vice president; and Edward Mat-'
thews, secretary and treasurer, of
tiub district 4, of district 17,:J
United Mine Workers ot America: I
"This is; to notify the officers j
and members of local unions In sub;
district 4, district 17, United Mine
Workers oi America, that the spe
cial sub distrlof. convention held at
the Labor Temple in Fairmont on
January 14th, 1922, for the pur-*
pose of outlining a temporary
policy to help the miners and their
families w"ho have been thrown out
of work by the mines shutting
down through no fault of their
"The delegaie8 to said conven
tion representing the local unions
in sub distr'cM of district 17, U.
M. W. of America assembled on
said date at said convention, out
IIpel the following policy to meet
tu*r enifirgency bj passing the fol
Contlnuea on Page Four
k , 1 1 1 .. 1 '* J
Creamery Butter, per lb. 45c
Fresh Eggs, per doz. 60c
Sweet Potatoes, per lb. 3c
98 Fairmont Ave. Phone 1253
? ?. . ' - 1 1 il
For return 'ot OOLD MESH
Bat to" 1201 Fairmont Are.?
Phone 202.
No - Questions ? Asked ?
Ask President to Investi
gate Charges of Gross
. Neglect ft'
(Br Associated Prat)
serting that the more than 3,500
mentally Ulsabled former service
men now placed In state Institu
tions wero victims ot such "gross
neglect. Indifference and profit
eering" as constituted a "black
reproach on"the honor of the na
tion" tho disabled American vet
erans ot tho world war, In a mem
orial presented today to President
Harding urged Immediate action
by the feovernment looking to the
treatment of all such.cues In fed
eral Institutions.
Neglect of, these cases In Insti
tutions ,committing to permanent
Insanity many victims which prob
ably could be cured.
Describing tho condition of "con
trait" cases ot this class In the
Institutions ot the state of Ohio as
typical of those In "principally
every state," the memorial assert
ed the government "had farmed
out the insane ex-service men ot
Ohio to state asylumB which are
notrlously overcrowded under
manned and Inadequately equipped
to treat and care for them", while
[Continued on pro ?!*)
11 PARIS, Jan. 16. ? Now for the
Olympic games ;Of 1924, said Gas
{ton Vldol upon'assuming office to
I day in the new Poincare cabinet as
i under secretary ot state for technl
cal education, as his <post Is now
known. Under the Brland regime
.he was .known us "minister tor
4-rooms of-furniture complete.
Sold altogether or separately.
Used 5 months. ,|Must be sold
at once as, owner leaving town.
Nearly MOO Attend Ses
sion at Princess
First of Series of Meet
tings'Along This Line
In The Region
Three hundred and fifty miners
attended the first of a series of
educational' meetings now being
htild in the Fairmont region under
the auspices of the Consolidation;
Coal.Company in co operation with I
the United States Bureau Of Mines!
and the mining department: of the j
State of West Virginia at the Prin- i
cres Theater on Sunday afternoon. I
The meeting was aimed to liavei
miners respond' and In th is respccti
itjwas i great success. > **?>.;5 1
Is conc:mea a great deal'more as
to his personal satety in the coal I
mines than the general public real-:
lzes.' This is proved conclusively
by the increase' in safety work, first j
aid and mine rcecue work from1
year to year and it pow'has become >
just aa important a branch with the
larger companies as any of the
other neressary activities connect-;
ed with/coal mining.
Story of Sulphur I
The first plctuni shown was "The:
Story of ?ulphur,'' 'a twt-rjel mo
tion picture showing the extensive
workings of 'the Gulf Texas SuU
Iihur Company nt Gulf, Texas. Or.-i
Iglnally the-larger sulphrn- deposits'
of the world were. In Sicily, but:
now it has bfeendiccovered in Tox-|
as and Ixiulslana. By drilling wells |
the snlphur water is brought to the1
surface by Intricate mechanical
and engineering processes so that
sulphur SS'ii por cent is produced.
Not only Is all phases of the Indus
try shown,.'but the actual dynamit
ing of large .masses of solidified
sulphur to make it- marketable,
shipping facilities and all .phases
of sulphur mining is'glvm. The
-wells are drilled at a depth of 1,000
feet. The fine roadways as wetl as
the homes located at the mine at
Gulf wero also presented In the
film. The two reels were run
straight along without delay so
that what was really two reeljj ap
peared -as one. When 'several
charges of dynamite blew to s'mlth
(Continued on past two)
Viscount Fitzalen Turns Over
Government" To Prdvin
1 cial Government
[By Associated Prowl
LONDON, Jan. 16.?Dublin ad
vices indicate'that the governmen
tal departments at Dublin Castle!
will be handed over to"the cabinet!
of the new Irish provincial gov-:
ernment today.
Accounts differ as to the, form the
ceremony is to'take, but one gen-,
erally accepted is that the Irish
ministers will visit the castle and;
there bo received by .the. viceroy
who will formally hand over the
There are soma reports, however,
there jwould be no formal transfer j
and' that thu cabinet will ask the!
existing heads of departments to!
continue their work until the newj
governmont gains a firm 'seat In]
the saddle, ,when business, gradual-1
ly would pass Into Its hands wlth
out-publlcity, ? ?
It is reported in Dublin that the
boycot on the British goods will be
revoked soon.
; HtfeiilN," Jan. 16.?'The viceroy
this morning awaited a - telephone
(Ooutawd sn pio fowl
Can mmemmm* ?: .?
Representative of. Nine
Powers Resume Discus
sions at 3:30 Today
Delegates Will Try and
Decide on Chinese Tar
iff Agreement First
, (By the Associated Press.) '
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16.?Still
awaiting receipt , by th0 Japanese
delegation of Instructions from
Tokio.'which are expected to com
plete the naval limitation treaty,
the arms conference today propos
ed to turn again to 4the study of far
eastern and Pacific questions.
The delegations of the nine pqw
$rs ^participating J in thq,' 'questions,
were called fo meet,at 3:30 p. Jn'.
1a. the. .first; session 'of 'that part, of.
thev<^nfOTenOo since f January 5V
Prior to the Meeting'of thejneada
of the delegations'of .the five rijival
powers held another session* and;
the. American delegation met. .
Tho meeting of the far eastern'
committee, was called, , according; to i
understanding at the Chinese dele-1
gation headquarters, for th0 ? pur
pose of passing on the final draft
qf .the Chinese tariff agreement". 1
Tho question of the 21 demands-in
the opinion of the Chinese .would
not come up* at today's session nor}
was it believed other far eastern
questions would be considered.at
this'tlme. I
Under "the tariff agreement1
which was put in final form on
Friday at a meeting of the Root*
tvClHIlituru on MUi* 'Out* I
Prohibition and Law ^En
forcement to Be Chief
Beginning at 2:30 tomorrow after
noon the "Flying Squadron" will
hold the first meeting In the First
Baptist church. Another meeting
will bo held tomorrow night at 7:30.
Two moetlngs are scheduled for
Wednesday, and two for Thursday,
to be held In the Methodist Protect
ant Temple. /
The party Is composed of seven
people, and the speakers will be
different each day. For the open
ing day the speakers will be Dr. D.
Colvln and Arthur E. Whitney.
Wednesday, James H. Woertendyke
and Hon. Frank S. Regan will be
the, attractions. Thursday, Oliver
W. Stewart, Her. Norma C. Brown
and Christopher P. Donnolly will
address the audience.
The topics dtacussed by these
speakers will be those of prohibi
tion- and the fight for law enforce
ment. Many Fairmont people will
be Interested In these Flying Squad
ron meetings,, since members of
their. organisation are remembered
.for other visits to the city.
Central Christian Church.
A groat audience filled the Cen
Itral' Christian church to overflow
ling last night?said to be the larg
est crowd, in'lts history. Dr: J. E,
I Gordon preached a remarkable ser
!mon on "Jesus and His Church."
Following the rousing song service
! directed by Mr. Crow, and a bap.
tlsmal service, a,male quartet com
posed of Messrs. Burke, Rosennler
Ikle, Smith an# Crow, sang "Just
Outside the Door," by Nevlh.! Mrs.
Crpw. violinist, played "Ave Maria"
by Schubert. Mr. Crow sanfc "He
Lifted Me," by Gabriel. Record
[crowds attended all services yes
terday. At the morning service Dr.
Gordon 'used as his theme, "The
(ContlMad OB 1 *
Young Sayte
Starts Drive
? For Grandpa
.(By Associated -Press 1
BOSTON, Jan. 16?Woodrow
W'lson Sa^re/two and one half
year old grandson of the former
president, and his mother who
was Jesso Wilson, struck a bell
?in the old state hou& at noon
today to stghal the "beginning of
a campaign to.raiso 85,000
dollars as Massachusetts share
In the $l,tlOU,0QO'.Woodrow
Wilson foundation fund.- \
Man Shot While Making
Arrest is Little Im
proved Today
<By the Associated Press.)
Physicians at St. Francis Hospital
today held out some hope tor- the
recovery of Slate 'frooper I>ano,H.
Black of Morgantown who mil
iehowUr .wonnded -yesterday '6
making an arrest. Although ' he
?was buffering greatly and .was not
yet out' ? of ' danger, physicians
thought his condition was.-some
what Improved- this morning.
Zacharlah W. Taylor, of Terra
Alta. .another'member of the Btate
>pollce, Is also -at the hospital hut
Is not as dangerously wounded.
Tho two men had arrested Henry
Alford on a coptas from Logan
County where *es under Indfct
mentB charged with the "ahned
march" last fall. As they were
walking down the railroad with
their .prlsoner'-a shout from ..the
underbrush wa3 followed'by shots
which brought down both troopers.
Four arrests have been made by
troopers Investigating the shoot
ing. and search Is being continued
for' three other men Including
Well Known Marion County
Man Dies Suddenly
Jerome Hall, aged 74, one of the
best known and most highly re
spected residents of Marion county,
died suddenly this morning at about
six o'clock at his home.at Farming
ton. Mr. Hall had beed in his usual
health and yestorday was about tho
house as usual. Throe days ago he
complained of not feeling well but
no serious results were anticipated.
On last Wednesday-Taiid Thurs
day Mr. Hall was in the city at
tending court and also visited,
among his many friends' in this
He was' born in Harrison count7
but had resided practically his en
tire life in and abqut Farmlngton
where he was much loved and es
teemed. He had followed farming
most of.his life and was a success
ful farmer. ?.
He had been a member of the
Odd Fellows lodge for'many years
and was also a consistent member
of Hie Baptist church.
He is survived'by his-wife, lira.
Laura E. Hall and by the following
children: Clarence, -Will and Wal
ter,-allot Nlles, Ohio; Mrs. Fannie
Cooper,, ot. Farmlngton, and .'Mrs.
"Vv'adBworth, of Farmlngton. One
brother, A. <J. Hall, of Clarksburg,
also survives him.
The body was prepared for burial
by Undertakers R. L. Cunningham
& Son.' The funeral wiU'take place
at the M. E.. church at Farmlngton
on . Wednesday at two o'clock and
burial will be made In Uie" Odd Fel
lows cemetery there. '
airman' submarine ? TJiO,
sank the Lusltanla, may be con
Verted Into a seaside restaurant. i
- ???'?,'" -v-;
The oceans contain- enough sal
Nine Year Old Sister of G
of The Crime; Result
Jealousy Apparent^
One of the most henioup critaes, evertpoi^i
long history of crimes in Marion county'was t)
this morjiing at the old cotinty poor fayig aKo^j
from the city on the. Fajrmont Grafton-road^fi
Delsemme ,a Belgium, .mortally' woun'ded'-TSre|a||
14 years, anAmerican.girl, with a meatrsawlaSS
his^own life by Hrihldng a dose- of deadljs-jgji^mK
climax-to the terrible crime,-Frank- DelsemggMB
Simon,' ended his life by shobting hinaelf "throtfj
with.a revolver.'
The story of the terrible crime as described
ence Collier; a nine year old ,sister : of theSvictfi
ah' eyeTOthess to\rae whole ^affair'is1 as ?fwmma
list'night. ? ^ifiis SwSuifipSimofi afitfw? d
m?nfc"iift'd';hercut her- with aKJpld^njiMt ,ip'
kitcHen^w^ien itf? sXw.Tfie;*br?d ranmffln
saiS He w?s'sorry-'ne dMitiarS- h^ w^uld^h
rest of - fiis*days in,"a" prison. 316 .theji isKefr
was and-taking a piece of "bread anS. the jo
thafwas irithe bottle.':*::. ;V' Vv?&'i$??
Investing Testimony Is
Given aVMorgantown
[By. Associated Press]
MOROANTOWN, Jan. 16.?That
members ot the Dellslow.local, Tlni
ted Mine "Workers ofA_merica,had
been, supplied witk- rlflee and- am
munition .'J>y R. V^Wljiiainii^unlfln
organiser,' to be' used in'comiection
with tlemlne Btrlko'alpng therMor
gantown and Kingwood r#llroftd to
compel recognition ot the union by
the Bethlehem mlpa corporation
was the testimony of Earl Blevlnsi
lormer member of the union, In tho
Monongalia county^ circuit court
here today. Iilevlns gave his testi
mony as a state witness In' the trial
of Jamos Kane, Indicted.on b fel
ony warrant on charged In connec
tion with the shooting up jof tt\a
home of Louis Sandenza, a non
union miner. " Uyi 'fi'i ? ?
A rifle and ammunition -thatj
nicvlnn testified had been supplied
to him by Williams and>BBveral oth
er union leaders who "will face trial
later on similar chacgds Vafc.shojriC
Harold W. Houston, of Charleston,
Is assisting In the defense ot. the
union men.", i1'
In the opening- address to- the
Jury, Assistant Prosecuting Attor
ney Charles O. Baker, said the state
would'undertake to proye that'Wll
Hams was the head of an organized
conspiracy to drive non-union min
ers out-of tin' M. k- K. field by
threats, he added that the state
would prove .William* had laid the'
pled* for a reign of terror and law
lessness and- -had then- gone to
Charleston before the crimes were
committed in order to hare an alibi
for himself. K
v Arthfc tHils 6t utlon'men .* vaj
rlety ot charges .are expected to
regulre- fron- one' to two-\wiafis?
time. ' Virtually the'Whole'coMm
nlty ot Dellalow waain eourt-todu
to testify, either for, the state or
Kane;~ :.ij
. t. v?? - ? ..1*1' 4 *5?? *';i " I'
An average of 130 poands
per p&rwn' was used last tf ,

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