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ionism In Connellsville
Coke District. By C, C. LYON. ?Th? (let that Bill Collins, assist "it mine foreman of a Frlck mine Maaonlown, Pa., In Fayette ?onty, wai born in a cellar daring J treat strike In these non-union /fields twenty-eight years ago le of the most Important rea son* why thousands of non-union ^ibal and coke worker* In tie coke over the Mason-Diion line -.now quit work and are Joining .iatlon-wlde strike. 5 further reason Is that Bill's 'her, Pat, was present In the ir'when Bill was born. Pat, up "ihe strike waa called, April 1. w I stint foreman at Leckrone le," another Frlck property, f.ilils heretofore Impregnable inghold of non-union coal and ecCoperators becomes organized (his strike, the Frlck Interests. Bch ; control the district, can a Ik up their defeat largely to Bill fl.Tat Collins. JSS!' i??t Starts Campaign. ytt wai Pat who struck the first i"W for union If m. The non-union ?i at Leckrone mine had listened i different company bosses exhort Sem'"to beware of "union organl ifta and agitators" when Assistant foreman Pat took tho floor, ^affdjdn't make the speech that (?.expected, of a Frlck official. a--''?--'-1' -- " ' I said lis av IIIUUU uno opoucil lli A 5wfl5of Prick workmen. "Twenty-eight years ago. my Jbr? worked In tho non-union nei?in this field. We lived in a 'fajWuiy, house' Just as most of iCtdo.today. - "TO^vJoitfed that big strike. He jripre.' He had tho nerve to tell ^fellow.'miners that they too nla ^strike. "ne, night hired deputies jp?d down on our house, smash I up the furniture and then threw |pUti(m the highway. They drove IW.expected of a Frlck official. |gror>twenty-eight years." ho saM gjnte -men, "I've waited for this :hance to make this speecrt to a r-py , and he fjed for ills life. fe?7J?here we wer&, mother and her even kids, the oldest only 12. and ie youngest not yet old enoueh no home, out In the open. To.yhide from tho deputies, ^her; Jed her seven kids into a jj^dfrty cellar of another miner's Bill Born In Cellar. i The next morning there were] fitof u* kids instead of seven, f *>^a? horn during the night, teelght monthB wo struggled [starved, while the deputies ided dad. They wouldn't let him .. j back to us. finally he came back.* ragger. barefooted and broken in 5th; llf BIll and I have heard mother T[$ad tell us once about how the> treated in the strike of *91 s've heard It a hundred times. ''Mother is dead now. How could ^jiieito her memory If I didn't p^inen that your best inter ijindw^tay in joining with the ?awnjjon union coal miners in ike? I not only want you frike, but TU strike with you! e),on,-boys, let's all quit!" w?va cheering crowd of non rtners that Assistant Fore* >atv.? Collins led out of the fctaron* mine that day. And gre still out. jfie-iiext day Assistant Foreman IgOolllna told the same story to at'Pootdalo mine and they ^^iOlced out gneymen at Leckrone. In organic $iti\xin[on, elected Pat president "Jhe news that Pat and Bill Col j^Frick "bosses" had led their jn>oiv strike spread like wlldfirt oughout the Connellsville dls ?t. -rt'': Address Meetings. Jnited Mine Worker organizers ^Quick to see tho value of these )^m'en to the union cause, lie result was a series of mass Stfhgfc throughout the district _?Pat and Bill always present aa acipal speakers. At one meetlnq Masontown the crowd they ad **od was estimated at 10.000. Je,-strike is spreading fast .jghout the district." says Ipter IgnaC Organiser William Feenev. (r^chances for capturing the llatrict for unionism nre Iter'? than over before in the of the industry in thesr .normal' times the Frlck com ^employs 19,000 of the 35.000 ers.and coke workers In the ^or Connellsville district. will never operate with ?labor," said one high Frlck Si."conservatively 'estimated ^?toout- 13.000 non-union men tat work In the district, iflmil Alessio Nabbed For, Liquor Law Violation m:' lorannl Aleaslo of near Monon ?waa. arrested last night by ty officers on the charge of ?g>moonshino in his posaca "'JThbugh officers bad heard "i'Of a large still which was "d to have been running S, no such machine could Sfrered. Llesslo attempted to inter ior of her husband when 'started to sclie a jar of Jne. Sheriff J. D. Charl Scjiffod.the woman, only to (kod by a dog owned by the Pi'The, affair was finally 'however, and Alessio to .thb county Jail, where 3KD FURNACE. , .BURG. April 28?The 1 n'.-Steel Co., hu blown J "4 furnace at its Steelton 'or months only one|| lOorfT MtoiTAT ALL AS LONG AS AS ^ StlCK ABOOKO 49 GRADUATES IN GRANT DISTRICT Eighth Grade Diplomas to Be Presented at Exercises This Evening. MONONGAH. April 28.?Gra dilation exercises for forty-nlno students of the eighth grade of Grnnt District will he hold here this evening. The students in clude a number from Hutchinson, Watson, Kingmont, Shinnston, Everson and Fairmont, besides those from Monongah. The prin cipal address will ho made by Prof. J. Francis Shreeve of the educational department of Fair mont State Normal School. I. A. Barnes, county superintendent of schools, will also speak. The program will be as follows: Song. "West Virginia," by the class: scripture und invocation by the Rev. A. A. Dye: song, "Will o' the Wisp," by the class: recita tion, "The Boys," by William Morris: recitation, "L'Envoi," by Louise Keller; address to gvn dutes by Prof. J. Francis Shreeve; song. "Joy Time of the Year," by class; presentation of class for diplomas by Willa VanGilder; re sponse by Superintendent I. A. Barnes; presentation of diplomas by Clyde Leonard; class song by class benediction by tho Rev. Ralph McCoy; poem, "It Can Be Done," by Verne Levy Miller. I The graduates are as follows: ! Denzil Burton. Monongah; Fred I Bice, Monongah; Chester Brooks, Hutchinson; Veto Boholli, Wat son; Leo Callabrase, Monongah; Edltli Clelland, Kingmont; Ruth Chaney, Watson; Sylvia Catrll, Shinnston; Samuel Fuccy, Mon ongah; Forrest Fancher, Watson; Gypsy L. CI rove, Watson; Maude Fanchcr, Watson; Bethel Mc.Gin nis, Watson; Verna Griffith, Hutchinson; Bertha fHeskilt, Hutchinson; Ida Hunyou, Hutch inson; Kathalcen E. HufT, Wat son; Emma Huey, Everson; Mar garet Janea, "Monongah; William F. Kisner, Watson; Louise Kel ler, Fairmont; Wilma Kuhn, Watson; Joseph Laurie, Everson; Fred Lanhatn, Wataon; Dominic Lucenti, Watson; Verne Miller, Monongah; Margaret Morrison, Monongah: William Morris, Mon ongah; Effle Mayle, Monongah; Doris Manley, Watson; Mildred | Martin, Everson; Eva Milton,; Everson; Gertrude Ncwbrough.j Watson; Russell Olivato, Watson; j Opal Powell, Monongah; Florence; Robey, Hutchinson; John 0. Squires. Hutchinson; Anna Scu dieri, Monongah; Auna Slamclk, Everson: Mablo Tonkery, Mon ongah; William Tobory, Watson; Kathryn Toll, EversonfTl Mamie (Vincent, Watson; Lillian Wilt, Watson; Alice Wearer, Monon gah; Greta Wiseman, Shinnston: Catherine Wetzel, Monongah, and Samuel Callabrase, Monongah. Go on Hike. Members of the Willing Workers' Class of tho M. P. Sunday School who were taken out on a hike yes terday to the Captain Booth School house by their teacher. Mrs. Dave Smith, were well pleased with their trip. The wild flowers, and othe\; pretty scenes along tho way made the walk especially interesting. Edna Lipscomb. Margaret Smith, Georgia Fleming, Sarah Smith. Frankie Lee, Genevieve Lee, Cath erine, Kathleen and Mildred Nick son, Augusta Schnuck. Marvir Smith. George Gallouns, and Mrs. Dave Smith, composed the crowd. Mislon Circle Meets. The regular monthly meeting of the Baptist Mission Circle was held at the Baptist Church here yester day afternoon. Division No. 1 wad in charge .of tho program, which was rendered in a very pleasing manner. After the. business ees sion, light refreshments were served in the church dining room. Division No. 2 will entertain tho circle at the next meeting, which will be held In May. Personals. Richard Fletchef of Fairmont WM fcaot yesterday _visitinga. his mother, Mrs. Rose Fletcher, who has been ill for some time, but at present is much improved. Mrs. Minnie Hurley and daugh-; ter. Mrs. Goldie Vanhorten of Fair i mont.fi were here this week visi?.! ins with the former's sister, Mrs. Charles Shaver Mrs. Lovio Shaver was visitins with her sister, Mrs. Joe Hayes of Mill Fall, yesterday. Mrs. H. M. Meredith will repre sent the Baptist Mission Circle here at the tri-aasociation of Baptist Church, which will be held in Graf ton next Wednesday. MORGANTOWN MINES PLANNING TO START MORGANTOWN. W. Vg.. April 28?Steps for the resumption of coal raining In the MononEalla fields have been taken by several 1 coal companies in the distric* The Rosedale Coal Co., with two mines in this region. on* la; West Virginia and the other arrow* the line in Pennsylvania, has se cured judgment against twenty two miners to gain possession of the company houses at Rosedale. Monongalia County, and according: to officials plans ar? afoot for early resumption of operations. At the Har-Mar Coal Co. plant electric wiring has been strung ' over the tipple* and grounds to ?keep the plant well lighted at all I times in case of emergency, it was stated. Preparations have been made also at a number of mines in the Scott's Run district and In tb** southern fields of the county to resume operations at an early date, officials said. LIFE-SAVING UNITS TO BE FORMED BY BOY SCOUTS ? CHARLESTON. W. Va.. April 28.?Plans to have Boy Scouts form life-saving units to prevent loss of life in water throughout the state, are being considered, announcement has been made. A corpsf has been formed at Morgantowh already which will be equipped with modern life-sav ing devices, including belts and: marine telescopes. The scouts have been drilled i thoroughly in the fundamentals of life-saving, including the latest and most effective methods of re suscitation, breaking of strangle holds, etc. The Schaeffer method of artificial respiration will be the I one used principally although | all membors of tho corps will bo ! instructed in the use of the pul j motor. 1 .Arrangements have been made ito keep a regular patrol on tho! Monongahela river this summer, j I. Formation of the Morgantownl corps followed tho drowning re-' contly of a West Virginia Univer sity student. WHIPPED BY women i INDEPENDENCE, Kan., April 28?Benson F. Prior wis taken out on a country roftd at wight and whipped by two honion who. ac cused him of slandering them in pool hall remarks, the police said toflay. Evening Train on Monon gahela From Pittsburgh to Arrive Earlier. On Sunday morning at 5:01 &.! m. a new schedule will go into ef fect on the Monongahela Railway.j A new schedule also is effective on the B. & 0. at midnight Saturday, night. This is one of the first oc casions that both roads changed schedules on tho same day. Owing to the daylight saving [plan P. & L. E. train, which ar rived here from Pittsburgh at 9:45 p. m. will thereafter arrive at 8:45 p. ra. This train will leave Pittsburgh at 4:30 p. m. instead of 5:30 p. m. None of the pass-' cngers trains which the Monong* hela Railway is seeking to remove will be taken off on Sunday, but will be retained until the Public Service Commission of West Vir ginia passes on the matter. One ne wtrain will be placed ou the Pennsylvania road between Pittsburgh and Brownsville, Pa., i leaving Pittsburgh about noon ana arriving at Brownsville at 2:44 p.! m. in time to connect with M. R. R. train 34, which leaves Browna*; ville at 2:50 p. m. No. 34 arrives! here at 5:45 p. m. This new Pennsy train is being put on toj compete with P. & h. E. train 56 j which arrives at Brownsville from Pittsburgh at 2:40 p. m. Funeral of Mrs. Kennedy Held Here This Morning The funeral of Miss Mary Agnr? Kennedy, whoso death occurred on Wodensday morning at tho home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Michael Ker nedy"in Locust avenue extension, took place this morning at 9 o'clock from St. Peter's Catholic Church. The serv'ees were conducted by tho Uov. P. H. Ollsenan and were largely attended by relatives and friends. Burial was made in Holv Cross Cemetery by Carpenter & Ford. WIRE SERVICE CUT OFK LAUREL POINT, W. Va? Wire communication In this section was hampered considerably for several days recently following a high wind storm. A high power electric wire fell over telephone wires leading to the Laurel Hill cii ehange, and for some time It was impossible to utilize the system, due to tho high electric voltage ? caused by tho ground. Practically all the coal mines in the southern section of the county, operating through the exchange hern, wore cut off from communication with the outside until repairs were made. First separate school for colored children was established In Massa chusetts in 1798. Goodbye Boils! S. S.'&WMRSd'You of Boa^PioflM, Blackheads and Skin Eruption*. A boll ta a volcano,--your blood'la eo chuck full of poisons that these "boll" out Into a boll. They'll keep "boiling up" until you destroy them completely by the uae of 8. a. &, one of the most powerful blood -cleansers known to adence. 8.8.8. has stood the teat of time. The power of Its Ingredient* la acknowledged by auth orities. Its medicinal ingredients are . fuaranteed to be purely vegetable kltlRht off, It clears the skin of plm \ holla, blotches, blackheads, acne, ema, rash and other akin eruptions. J doea it thoroughly. It drives out _ the blood impurltiea which causa rheumatism, makes the blood rich sad pure builds up lost flesh. It helps to Am -rot! to m,. m?k* i> Mma i>n manufacture new blood cells,?-(hafe .T?. rZ one of iU secrets. 8. 8. 8. la sold at Oritlae? S.S.8. I* *t the rr?*Usl all drug storea, In two alxea. The laf* Try tt? iwUhUUii awe eeononaloal Duke of York Not Only Great Athlete But Industrial Leader i t ftjy'LTON BRONNER London, Aorii *?#? m highness, Prince Aj'bert nit TOri ;?r SSJ M fcrloua* '' lnteresli' multl !? Shown No Favor. to tho^chool^u'Osbornp11! h" went "o many other British hi ??' d0 tend ,o become naval off?0 In" Two yearn >?(?. u .""'cers. Royal Na?al Co'Fer e\ tenter.ed tho The beat proof that the ??rm0Uth not greased for him l? thS ?WCre omctany announced thaX"C.' |kB.s7S?V? te:a????S?r ssa: iKssSrefs I and that was thofL.Jn watc?j then Prince Aihj,jjmpae the) Of the Place V?get Station " m?" waysPoa?Pe,h P,!?'?sr?Pher? were aTj Fought nt Jutland gpSld ipSSs :p'cnL^i?eanreE,Th,0ra"; ; tle'of'jntland *"' at the ? (?^"comNeM'ms^I^ftaln'rnV lavUtC'H "l?? ,n,ere9MI? 'a'r fore.'???^rfUp?n 3?lned tho! I lit ... a 8 catiet. wore the khakll lllpS'il ?j CMiiItrt rHjkJVrSk byJ hi*' ISipteAvsHl lit iS" ?. 5,ne 8hot. a motorist a kpon fisherman and goes in for crick!! f PJT'St'&nZlZrlSSl 2 ^,tlflhoew?hjr,rt^cbevnd ,,kc9 to! He is a good dancer and is a fm :tte w"*!!' ? hiE '?ouse Pari , i? v ho know hlm nay he the ?ce Is Ki,S.d TheT^ aAowi tlonaftet. *??^ we""''e^ converea-l Intererted In Labor Pr"USo?Wa,el,Vh,l?^,,erIthC iKes" tta Duke oTYoThS ?"?? In his suHsa'nd^ft'oni 0?"cMt8?nd SlrCM W"h h'8 ChCCk His Public appearances have been more frequent In the past two >ears as his brother has been away from England so ragcli. This ikf , ?r0UR out the serious aldo of 110 13 raucl* lnte" 1v ," K>r ??Uers' 's rrequent Uhlr io h'1 Wl,h lhe we" X"""'" S , 'e,lders Is president of obtnit J .? We,,are Society. The J orsanlzatlon Is to bring about closer understandings between employers and employes. It Is said that tbc Duke of York soclely^ miascd a raee""S of the One of his great stunts l? l0 set nformatlon at first hand. His nu warninlr ,W'" drl? Up without t0 ?. Brcat engineering P "'-,,Ho ,wl'l s'"l> out, introduo, J'?'1*"' Ms aide to the man F 1 ask to through a 5'?"'; wi" 'ben go through om department after another, asking questions of the workmen and get? ting more "dope" than If he read many volumes. 9 League of Women Voters Entertained in Washington n;B'V/r!M0RE' APr" 2S.?This U da.yTof tlm convention of the National League of Women Voters which will,wind .;p itsa" nual session tomorrow aftor a week replete with discussions oMtTso clal and legislative activities. The delegates will visit their senators and representatives in Congress i'hon d at '""cheon by more than a score of Washington hos tosses and many of them will be \fru?Mi Woofi row Wilson and S',. V at tho fo?er presi dent s home. Tho delegates will return to Baltimore for the closing meeting tomorrow forenoon and re turn to Washington for a reception noon Wl"te H?""? ln ^0 ?fto??.; We'll Fix It Right There's hardly a day but what one of our ap preciative customer-friends remark that my baptismal name should have been "Fix-it" and my middle name "Right"?"PIXITV RIGHT-NESTOR" instead of Lee R. Nestor. ANYWAY? We surely do take plenty of time to repair a watch or ] clock because we know full '- ' well that you had complete confidence in our ability to "FIX-IT-RIGHT," when you brought it to us, and If good honest workmanship and moderate prices will hold your- patronage ? you'll "stick with Nestor." A large majority of people bring their Grandfather. Cuckoo, Alarm, Hall and other style clocks and *?all the family watches to us to "FIX RIGHT." Odd Fellows Initiate Class at Session.Held Here Last Evening. In celebration of the one Hund red Third anniversary of the founding of the Odd Fgllows order. In this country a dl?trict couv??n-l tion of the order vu here yesterday under the auspices of th local chapter. A splendid program fcaturej th afternoon and evening sosslons.l helA in tho Masonic Temple, whlla over 500 Odd Fellows from th i counties of Marion. Taylor and Monongalia attended the banquet held In Odd Fellows Hall. Monroe and Main streets .at 5:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The ban?met] was served by the women of tluj| local chapter o fthe Rebeknbs Prominent .grand lodge officers at tended the\ sessions. ' In the aftemOon. starting at 2:S o'clock the grand lodgo degree wal conferred upon fifty two candidate | who had eone through tho chairs in various subordinate lodges In the district. Night Session Last night tho degree team from the lodge at Morgantown. with Sun Binninx as captain, gave the first rank work to a class of twenty Uo candidates. Tho work was impress ively put on and was witnessed by over 700 members of the ordtr i'i the fifth district. Those taking the first degree last night were: R. T. C. Linn. J. G. Proudfoot Clark Henderson. Walter Huey,1 Cecil He&fe. L. G. Hayhurst, R. M. Parrish. Julius E. Lowevy. E. L. Riley. Walter Lough. C. U. Paxton. Clyde Lake. E. H. Pretly man. H.- J. McGee. C W. Men ney. J. R. Trlckett. Claude Wli lard. J. D. Phillips, A. II. Bhncvj C. H. Blackshere. D. M. Ilisest and P. C LoudenslaRer. Following the Initiation, address t es were made by a number of active members of the order In the state. Among those calltd upon for state. Among thoso called upon for! Thomas H. Neal, Cameron grand master: A. J. Wilkinson Huntington, grand secretary; Rev John Beddow. Mannington; past j grand master, R. A. -West, a mem i- ? ome hoard, ai__ __ . tain ot tho MornhtL, team. . H Grand Lodge Degree Visitors to the convention ssM that It was one ot tho best district meetings In several years. "i'% Those who took tho grand lodge' , degree were: A. L. Thomas. J. W. Phillips, $ George W. Hnghes. H. C. Anderfl son. W. R. Phillips of loilRn No, * 54: Charles Edwards, J. m] Sh river, H. G. Booth, of Iodise No. j 422; J. C. Barrackman, Earl T. I Strothsnlder, C. T. Chalfant. G. ' H. Howard, of lodge No. SS; Hyre 1 Stalnaker, Curt E. Amtw. William H. Prlckett. Dean S. Holton, Lloyd S. Dunham, John R. Nutter. John H! Ross, Orvlllc B. Maddnx. Oliver V; Williams, Fred B. Cannon ot Fairmont lodge No. 2: W. I,. Fair ifield. R. A. Lone, Oscar f. Hall, George W. Merrlott. of Mononga lia lodge No. 10: M. I.. Stewart, J. 0. Snoderly, C. R. Talklngton. Nelson J. Davis, of Electric lodgei) No. fi". W. W. lambert, M. IT. Whooler, Ray B. Hawkins ot lodgn No. SS; John S. Wyer. Sanforri Parker, of lodge No. 110; Richard Duncan of lodgo No. 31; A. I.'. Mason, S. J. Sturm, J. D. Victor i W. C. M. Mlnnear .of lodge. No. 179; William Overfleld. M. Hi J.awpon. 11. 11. I,nke. C. K. Rood,;.? I' f lodge No. 337: J. M.Woekly, of j lodge No. 235: h; J. Barnes, ot lodge No. 430: Harry L. Keener J. S. Freeman, B. F. Cooglo of lodgo No. 42.1: H. H. Parrack of lodga No. 353; Irvln Schlottor, ot ledge No. 537. SKULL FRACTURED WHILE PLAYING WITH.CHILDREN) J. J. Coughlin was called 1*3 Clarksburg yesterday pn aceom.il u of an aeeldont which occurred^ there in which his niece Bessto; " Coughlin. S-years-old, sustained a fractured skull and other Injurieii, * Tho child is a daughter of Mrs Mary B. Coughlin of Jackson Btreet.. > The child was playing with oth?r.^ childron in the Etreet when she waa-^j struck in the side of the hoad by a>? brick which was thrown by?a boy. ij She was taken to St. Mary's Ho?i $ pital and operated upon. The oper it ation was a success, nnd the child is doing nicely today with good ^ prospects of recovery. Mr. Cough tin's sister, Mrs. Mary Pike of j Clarksburg, who had been vlsitinp L here for several days, accompanied jj him to Clarksburg. Budapest. Hungary, includes tho ; historic town of Ofen, onco a Ro man colony. Formerly Sold for $1.50 to $5.00 323-325 MAIN STREET Do You Belong? WHAT! Won't you be one of the first to head the list 1 to make old Marion County a motorist para dise? Come on and let's bust up the reckless driving and when you go out for a drive you won't have to pull your car out of the road to let some maniac tear by and make cold chills come over you. We have stood for this long enough so let's go ?, and put this club over and show some of our sister towns we are not asleep. Join the club. Boost for it and let's do this in the Good Old Fairmont Way. Now on Display Wo have just re ceived a shipment of Imported Jap ? anese Sewing Baskets. Beauti ful, is not the them. In fact we cannot describe them proper adjective to use in describing in a way to make ypu realize just how pretty they are. Call at our Main Street store and see them, then you'll know.