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Program Tonight
j.- . 7 p. m.?"Seasonable Suggest^p^jiqiisj^or
the .Home Garden." by
j|pi;'Harry R. Eby, county agriculturI;
' !ist,' Allegheny County . Farm
IS|gJBureau,Pittsburgh. From Pittsburgh
Post Studio.
m.?Nathaniel Robin, pianKjisfeahd
composer (pupil of Ernest
Samuel Gluck. violinist,
K m concert-meister Carnegie Tech
Symphony Orchestra,
ij Program Tomorrow
Hglsfe? 3?Po p u 1 ar concert by the
Melodj' Juniors of Pittsburgh.
1 From Pittsburgh Post Studio.
^^^^^f^Popular.- concert. From Pitts-1
prb'. burgh 'Host' Studio. I
H8?^3^"'AcUvltles at Mayview," i
|Ejjyjiftfy'"Mrs. Enoch Rauh,' department {
HgSgdf"?cbaritles, city of Pittsburgh.
| Pa. From Pittsburgh Post Studio
l^^&KSrrrEltzabeth Reese Hloyd. soprano
of Ben Avon M. E. Church, I
JR. Reese Studio); Mary
f Keese Wilson, contralto Secono
wfllHnixbiire. i
yii,- ? Va?
lIvReese Studio); H. K.
/baritone, teacher of singing,
SVessner, cellist, and .W. A.
' .accompanist ,and organist
1 Avon M. E. Church.
West Virginia?
t . / Show-ers and
: A - / > thunder showers
1^7 / tonight.
Local Readings
/ / -weather clear ;
>V^_L temperature,
rrr.'/wi> maximum 77;
^ vi.7~ minimum 55; no
ook Hospital?Mrs. Louise
>f White Rock underwent an
>n today at Cook Hospital.
rairmont Hospital ? Miss!
Robey of this city had her
removed today at Fairmont
ospital. Marcellus H. BritCingmont
was admitted foi
ition and Walter Watson oi
was admitted to the hos
ir treatment.
iter- Born?"Word hag justj
ceived here of the birth ot|
iter yesterday to Mr." and
Sk Huffman, of Dawson, Pa.
Knan was formerly a resiICingmont
and was promlsiocaT
baseball circles. He
smployed by the West Penn
5'at Dawson and is a catchhe,
West Penn hall team
Mrs. Huffman was formerly
ha Belle Whlpkey of Dawsports
received here state
it mother and baby are getng
ing Out Fairmont Avenue
s of three aiitomohils will
noned to police court tomorning
to answer
of,, speeding out Fairmont
at the rate of forty mile3|
i-j:The arrests were made
iiai; Officer Cathern last
h'e of the cars with license
448v belongs to J. H.
an<j:._another with license
belongs toC. E. Hntch"he
owner of the third car
license No. 79499 is not
t Case Dismissed?Mayor
announced this morning
lease brought against John
. special officer employed
Ity, charging him with an
ipon Morris Prossens, had
missd. The trouble occurd:\Jcxnes
attempted to cot
Arrested for Stealing Apples?
^ BBisj^bys,under 16 years old were
arrested-."yesterday by city officers
KBBjiglfafgea -with, stealing apples from
^^^^lorchard InThird street owned
"by M. W. Ogden. They were taken
B^^refaOiefejpbUce station but were later
Bg^rrried.' bverto the juvenile court.
I a the ahsence of Judge E. M. Showalter,
Attorney H. H. Rose is disposing
of juvenile cases.
Meeting Tonight ? Fairmont
lodge No. 9, Masonic fraternity.
Hraw3ll||tpld a meeting at 7:30 o'clock
this evening in Masonic Temple,
when the second degree will be
^woon three candidates.
Refreshments -will be served.
Reports Indicate that a man
^HBramepine from carbon monoxide
gas.on Monday at the Shriver Coal
Co. at CassvHle, Monongalia CounHR^Nt&cumbed
to the effects of the
charge of United States mine rescue
car No. 8, United States Bureau
of Mines, which is now stationed,
at Morgan town, went to the
mine and after liberating canaries
Hgraarai&tbati' they- succumbed by the
^^^^^^^^^^feet^aa^raveled within
Police say they have identified
Charies Heins as one of those who
robbed a New York postal truck of
$2,000,000 last fall and say he may
I be a leader in a national gang of
I postal thieves. He is highly educated
and passes as a man of distinction.
Criticism and comment on the at
traction* at the local theater* appear- |
ins in this column are furnished by J
the morio censorship committee of the j
Woman's Club of Fairmont. The West i
Virginian does not assume any re- j
sponsibiUty for tho opinions expressed.
?The Editor. j
The Princess.
"Reckless Youth," the offering
at the Princess today is well
titled, and is everything that the
name implies. The story brings
out forcefully the modern tenfienflVnf
the asre toward reckless
living, and shows too, the results
I in a manner that carries with it
a lesson.
Elaine Hammerstein. in the starring
role, gives a strong portrayal
of the young society girl who
comes at last to see the affects of
her own recklessness, and confessing
her faults starts life anew
with the young husband to whom
she became reconciled.
Baby Peggy in a comedy and
International News are the added
The Nelson.
A picture that will hold the interest
of the audience without
lagging is "Money to Burn." the
feature attraction at the Nelson
today. William Russell, who appears
in the leading role, is ably
supported by a splendid cast. The
scenes are all beautifully photographed
and the lighting effects
are perfect.
The story presents several unusual
features, among which is
the stock market in action ( in
which - Mr. Russell, as "Lucky"
Garrity has been largely interested,
but having made a fortune,
decides to rest upon his oars and I
enjoy life. To this end, he buys I
"*? -?*11 "" " a on/1 tat/ic 11 n
cL UCiUlLIiUl toian., auu chis
abode thereon, to find that the
former tenants are still inhabiting
the place, and this leads to a
series of interesting situations.
Comedy and news complete the
The Dixie
The reason that Molly 'O. appearing
a the Dixie today and tomorrow.
has a general appeal, is
that different classes of society
are represented and the human
weakness and emotions of them
all are portrayed in such a realistim
Condition of birth had placed
Molly .'O in a poor but honest Irish
family, but her love of the romantic
and beautiful and the inspiration
to,rise above her surroundings,
through the philosophy of a
friend, carries her in thought to a
far away visionary fairyland.
Then, in Cinderella fashion her
dreams came true not just exactly
as she bad dreamed they would
perhaps, but the love and happiness
for which her hungij heart
had yearned is her sat last.
We learned much from this simple
Irish story and we are sure
that those who see it will too. if
they view in the right way.
That there are many inconsistencies
in it, we admit, but they
are the very things that will point
out our own mistakes, and will
- - ? 1?."on TTlfiQV i
neip us, pciuiduv.v, ?.. .
Clyde Fluharty was brought to
the county jail here today on a
felony charge after being given a
hearing before Justice J. M. Barrack
of Mannington.
Ludington Brown spent the day
with friends in the city, before returning
to his home in Morgantown.
Mr. Brown had been in
Wheeling for seevral days.
j Bibliological |
1. What lesson does the parable
of the ten Virgins teach us?
2. Where was Christ when He
spoke this parable?
3. What is the lesson taught in
the parable of the eight talents and
I the three servants?
4. In what "Book of the Bible do
you find these parables?
5. To whom did Christ tell these
6. When did He speak these parables?
Answers to Yesterday's Questions.
1. The Lord requires that man
shall love Him.
2. Naomi and her husband left
the land of Bethlehem Judah because
of a famine.
3. They went to the country of
4. Saul sought the counsel of
5. Saul was In the land of Zuph
when he sought the counsel of Samuel.
6. The first verse in the Bible
lis: "In the beginning God created j
I tha Heaven and the earth." J
Deitz Brothers and Clarksburg
Man Purchase Establishment
tnra wfll TfiOTlPTl
Tuesday or Wednesday morning of
next -week, according to a statement
made by the new owners to- '
Announcement of the transaction,
which was completed a few days
ago for the pin-chase of Courtney's ;
Store, for many years one of the
leading mercantile institutions of :
the city, has created much favorable
comment in view of the fact
that local interests are represented 1
in the deal.
The earlier reports indicated that ;
Courtney's Store had passed to a
syndicate of Clarksburg merchants,
but it is now learned that E. Deitz :
of this city, his brother, J. H. Deitz
of New York City, and Samuel ;
The "forbidden fruit" 1n the
way of lovely hued garments
dear to the eye of woman,
which lately arrayed the windows
of Courtneys' Store
were replaced by sale signs
Many a flapper, after viewing
the lovely summer creations on
display in these windows during
the past week, decided to
add another "'C-all on Dad (c.
o. d.) to her youthful record,
only to find her ambition
thwarted by the barred entrances
of the store.
Markowitz of Clarksburg, have become
the new owners of the business.
J. H. Deitz, who has specialized
In the merchandizing of women's
and children's apparels in New
York City for many years and who
more recently has been associated
with the leading store in Greensburg,
Pa., will be actively in charge
of the merchandizing policy of the
new concern.
It is said that similar lines will
be carried but that there will also
be several items added to the former
Courtney's offerings. Particularly.
it is planned to add a large
department, carrying wearing apparel
for infants and children.
J. H. Dietz is a young man who
has devoted himself exclusively to 1
the lines which will be featured ;
in the new enterprise, and, in ad- :
dition to his merchandising.ability,
he brings to Fairmont a fund of
experience in novel and enterprising
methods of advertising.
He has achieved, national attention
through many of his advertis- 1
ing features and it is stated his
excellent methods of directing public
attention to the merchandise
of a store will soon be demonstrated
in Fairmont.
Samuel Markowitz who joins the
new undertaking is a prominent
merchant of Clarksburg where he
conducts two retail establishments.
He is well known in Fairmont
as the owner of Main street
business properties.
E. Deitz. the third member of
the new syndicate has conducted
Deitzs Leader Shop in this community
with continuous success
during the last eleven years. That
Mr. Detiz is a believer in the stability
of this entire section and its
future prosperity is indicated by
his manr holdings here.
In addition to the Leader Shop,
he now operates the Clothes Shop
at 115 Main street and a similar
men's clothing store in Calrksburg.
The purchase of Courtney's Store
represents the fourth retail estabed
in this territory.
The final sale of Courtney's store
Involved stock fixtures and good
will, according to information giv
en out today, ine saie price oi me
store has not been made public but
is understood to have run into
large figures on account of the
large stock of splendid merchandise
carried by Courtney's.
This merchandise will be sold
out beginning on Tuesday or Wednesday
of next week in order to
make way for remodeling which
will be necessary for a broader
lino to be carried under the new
(Continued from page one)
more men will be added as rapidly
as they can qualify.
Service Not Curtailed
HUNTINGTON, July 7?Service
on the Chesapeake & Ohio has not
been curtailed as the result of the
strike, according to General Superintendent
E. L. Bock today.
He said heavy movement of coal
is continuing.
Import Additional Men
REMWnnn W. Va.. .Tulv 7.?In
an effort to fill the vacancies
created by the strike of railroad
men. Baltimore & Ohio officials
imported about twenty more men
into the local yards last night.
The situation remains quiet with
the union pickets still on duty.
Union officials say their rank are
Claim Workers Snccessfnl
CUMBERLAND. Md., July 7?
Railroad officials report that an
efficient organization is being
formed at the Baltimore & Ohio
shops here among the men imported
to take the places of strikers.
Practically every passenger train
is adding to the force of machinists
and helpers. Up to this time
all requirements have been met,
it,is stated, with 8 00 loads dispatched
east and 400 west through
this terminal yesterday.
Officials clad in overalls are
directing the new employes.
Isaac Mowery of Big Isaac, W.
Va., arrived here today to visu.
with friends in the city.
Will Adorn 1
Miss Fairr
????? ?
Even Now They're Buying
Them, Confides Seller
of Such Things Women
are again buying corsets.
They are attempting to regain
some of the old form.
This instructive information
was obtained from the corseteer.;
at several of the local stores. In
Interviewing the sales (ladies of
the modern "straight jacket", we
find that in all but one instance
the sales have greatly increased
over former seasons.
It is no easy matter to fit them
now, either. They have cast aside
the mainstays of their symmetry
for such a long time that they are
now facing the sad but honest fact
that their waistline has increased
in circumference.
To the best of the writer's knowi
edge, the first corset was cast
aside with the material that was
cut from the bottom of the ladies
skirt. Of course, that has been
some time ago. but the remarkable
thing is that the corset is returning
but the poor skirt hasn't reached
the altitude record yet.
Here's what the local sales
ladies say about the possible return.
"Every day we are getting orders
for corsets. They are un-i
doubtediy coming back and I think
with fall, we will find that the
corset will be as much a part of
le'line nlnthJntr if Wad Vipfnrp
the let-up came. Women are getting
more sensible and they are
beginning to realize that the corset
js a necessity to their grace
and beauty of poise."
The next lady blamed the return
to the fall suits: "Tailored
suits are going to be good this
fall and the well dressed woman
will not be complete without her
corset. The ladies who '.threw
away their corsets have undoubtedly
become heavier and they
want them back again."
The third lady was a slender
woman and the reporter blushed
as he looked in her direction to
detect sbme signs of a straight
front that might be hiding beneath
her outer garments.
"Are the women going to start
wearing corsets again?"
The sales lady laughed at this
question and told the reporter that
she would return with some first
hand information about the subject
as soon as she waited on the
lone customer. That was at the
"what do you call it" counter.
"No." said the lady, on returning,
"I don't think that they will
ever get back to it again. The
women that have thrown aside
their corsets, have found that they
can get along without them, ana
they won't come back. You might
tell vnnr editor that the women
are becoming more athletic and
the tendency is not to be held back
by 'old ironsides.'"
(Continued from pajrc one)
the Monongah Division B. & O.
Operations at work on the various
divisions today are as follows:
B. & O.?Monongah 31; Charleston
30; Connellsville 9; Cumberland
30. "Western Maryland-Belington,
Weaver & Northern 1. Morgantown
& Wheeling 13, Morgantown
& Kingwood 30, Monongahela
Daily Loadina
A total of 3TS cars of coal were
loaded in Northern West Virginia
on Thursday or nine less than the
previous day. This was 110 cars
short of the production compared
to Thursday of last week.
in pruuuciiuu u v uivimuus uu
Thursday was as follows: B. &
O.?Monongah GO cars, Charleston,
82 cars. Connellsville 16 cars, Cumberland
51 cars. Western Maryland-Belington,
Weaver & .Northern
3 cars, Morgantown & Wheeling
16 cars. Morgantown & Kingwood
92 cars, Monongahela 5S
Order 508 Empties
"Various plants in Northern West
Virginia today ordered 508 empties
or fifteen more than on Thursday.
The orders placed by the divisions
were as follows: B. & O.?
Monongah. 10S; Charleston, 96;
Connellsville, 20; Cumberland 95;
Western Maryland?Belington &
Weaver, 3; Morgantown & Wheeling,
14; Morgantown & Kingwood,
110; Monongahela, G2.
In The Coke Belt
Ninety-two cars of coal were
loaded on the Monongahela Railway
in Pennsylvania on' Thursday
at twenty mines, or less than an
average of five cars of coal at a
mine. Production has been low all
of this week, but of course the holiday
is a factor. Last month from
72 to 131 cars of coal were loaded
daily, with the average daily production
running 110 cars.
This morning there were twenty
mines at work, the same number
as the past two days. Last month
as many as twenty-five were at
work some days, but that figure
has not been reached as yet. This
morning 100 empties were placed
at the mines.
With the Miners
Everything is quiet in the. region
today. All or the miners are
anticipating something to be worked
out at the Washington Conference
next Monday.
C.-Frank " Keeney, Charleston,
nresident of district 17, United
Mine Workers of America, was
scheduled to address the flint glass
workers convention this afternoon, j
He was accompanied by Brandt A.
Scott Charleston, international
board member. It is expected that ]
they will stay here a day or two.
;P.. T. Fagam of district 5,
United Mine 'Workers pf America,
^air Form of
nnnf This Fall
i ? > m vvw ?
upon his return from Washington,
X). C.. was quoted as following in
the Pittsburgh newspapers:
"The settlements by district
or states, which the
operators have insisted upon
from the beginning?thereby
violating their own pledge to
renew the four-state agreement?would
mean," said
Acting President Fagan of
the Pittsburgh district mine
workers, "that probably thirty-five
separate groups of
operators and mine wor:? -s
would be meeting at j
time to negotiate w.._ ? J
scales, and that would re- j
suit in chaos in the soft coal
mining industry."
A conference referred to
by one who will attend it as
"like attempting to play
'Hamlet' without the melancholy
Dane in it," will be
held, beginning at 2 o'clock
Thursday afternoon in the
William Penn, in which an
effort will be made to settle
the coal strike?for Pennsyl
? "*' ii Vi nn t ronro.
Vailltt UUi/ nibuuuv ,
sentatives of the striking
mine workers in attendance.
It is the conference called by
Commissioner C. B. Connelley
of the State Department of
Labor and Industry, of representatives
of operators and
mine workers in the two
bituminous coal mining districts
of the state, the Pittsburgh
district and Central
Pennsylvania. Acting President
Fagan and .President
John Brophy of District No.
2, United Mine Workers,
have sent word declining to
attend. Coal operators of
these two districts, however,
accepted the invitation.
Statement Made to Directors
Shows Theater Not Encroaching.
Enginers representing <he McCray
interests, the West Virginia
Amusement Co. and the city reported
to the City Board of Affairs
at a opening of the special meeting
this afternon that they had decided
the McCray Garage encroached on
Ogden avenue nine inches and that
the building of the West Virginia
Amuement Co. would encj-oach on
the avenue three-fourth of an inch
at one end and one-fourth of an
inch at the other end.
Supplementing mia reiwn, uv??ever.
F. D. Brady explained that
only the foudation of the theater
building would encroach on the
avenue as the neat-work of the
structure would be exactly on the
alley line when completed.
At 3 o'clock this afternoon, u.
motion was made by Director W.
E. Arnett that the line reported
by the enginers be established as
the street line of Ogden avenue.
This motion, however, was followed
by a lengthy protest by Attorney
French McCrav, who maintained
that a part of the street as
reported by the engineers had
been dedicated to the city by the
property owners for use as a
street and tbat this dedication was
accepted by the city. He claimed
that the fact that the city had
paved the street was proof that it
was city property.
Twenty-five dollars and cost,
amounting in all to $31.S0 was the
penalty imposed upon Joe Valone
k? t t,. Blocher this after-1
noon when the defendant was found
guilty of being a party to an automobile
accident and failing to stop
after the accident had occurred.
The accident occurred near
Twelfth street Sunday night. The j
Valone car collided with another
car driven by Ivan Poling.
Justice M. R. Musgrove yesterday
fined C. D. Wilson $10 for speeding
on the Fairvlew road near the Conaway
Two squads of deputy sheriffs
composed of six officers each left
the courthouse this morning for
Starn's Hollow, between Catawba
and Murray, expecting to find i
much moonshine and home brew. I
The officers searched a numberJ
of houses in that vicinity and
fnr moonshine re-.!
mailt? a. a?ntvu
ported to be hidden in adjoining
woods. Many empty whisky jugs
were found as well as a small
quantity of corn mash. The officers
returned to Fairmont, without
making any arrests.
' A special session of circuit court
has been called by Judge W. S.
I Meredith for Monday, .July 10, it
was announced at the office of Circuit
Clerk L. A. Cather this after'noon.
The purpose of the special term
, of court will be to finish up some
business of the June term which
was not finished when court adijourned
last Monday.
Harvey H. Staggers and wife to
Rebecca Haney a parcel of land in
the Locust Park farms in Fairmont
District- Consideration $2,000. .
Walter Beryl Crowl and wife to
Otis G. Wilson, a parcel of land in
the West End addition of Fairmont.
Consideration, $2,200.
Paul G. Armstrong, trustee, to
Carl. W. Busby, a parcel of land in
the Sycamore, addition of Mannington.
Consideration, $1,500.
j, JULY 7,1922.
- ; hays
club censorship
National Director of Movies
Compliments Mrs. Rosier
on Work Done.
Wnm^n'*; flnb cpnsor
ship of motion pictures as carried
out in Fairmont is a splendid idea,
was the opinion expressed by- Will
Hays, national director of movies,
in a conversation with Mrs. Joseph
Rosier, chairman of the local club,
last week at Chautauqua. N. Y..
during the national convention of
the Federation of Women's Clubs.
"The women's clubs should do
everything they can to create a
sentiment in favor of good motion
pictures." declared Mr. Hays
to Mrs.' Rosier. "I feel that your
local organization Is doing -srt excellent
work and I would recommend
that other organizations
carry on similar censorships."
Mr. Hays was one of a number
of interesting speakers at the national
convention. He addressed
the Women's Clubs Federation at
length, dwelling on his plans for
purging the motion pictures of
America .He plans to bejein on
the producers, since, he declares,
"the only way to purify movies is
to start at the source.'
All the delegates from this city
expressed their appreciation of Mr.
Hays' address. Besides Mrs.
Rosier, there were two other official
delegates from the local
club: Mrs. Levi Harr. a member
of tile Amencaaizaiiuu
here, and Mrs. W. C. Waddell.
second vice president of the local
club. Mrs. Ralph M. Hite. treasurer
of the Fairinont organization,
was a state delegate at the Chautauqua
convention. Mrs. Charles
Robb attended the session as a
visitor. There were twenty sis:
delegates in all from West Virginia.
The local party left here June
21 and returned on June 29 ana
30. The convention lasted eleven
days, from June 20 to 30. inclusive.
Twelve hundred American delegates
were present and there were
visitors from eight foreign countries.
There was a large attendance
from the South and West of
the United States.'
Mrs. John Ruhl of Clarksburg,
a member of the national member-1
ship committee, and Mrs. John
B.-Garden of Wheeling. state
president, were among the speakers
from West Virginia. Miss Rutu
Kemper formerly 'of Salem, but
now of New York City where she
is studying, gave a vioiin recital
at one of the sessions. Miss Kemper
has promised to play for the
local club, probably in March,1
1923. Mrs. Percy Pennbacker, a I
past national president, will speak J
here in the near future.
In addition to Mr. Hays, a number
of other interesting speakers
national convention.
Mrs. Thomas G. Winter of Minnesota,
president of the organization.
told of the impressions she
received -while serving as a member
of the armament conference
at Washington. Hanford MacNider.
national commander of the
American Legion told many interesting
facts concerning his organ-,
Especially well received was an
address by .Count Ilya Tolstoy, a
son of the late Count Leo Tolstoy,
Russia's most famous writer.
Count Leo Tolstoy is now doing
Russian relief work in this country
and gave an impressive address
on economic conditions in the Soviet
(Continued from paze one)
pension rights stood effective in
shops'throughout the country.
Although some short railroad
trains were annulled the railroads
generally reported slight interruptions
of transportation as a
result of the shopmen's strike.
Strikers were reported at various
points to be straggling back
to the old jobs in uuccmiu .......
bers, but these reports reflected
no weakness in statments from
union headquarters where Mr.
Jewell reiterated his announcement
that the strike was virtually
100 per cent effective. Mr. Jewell
exhibited telegrams from women's
auxiliary of shops crafts, expressing
support of the strike. He also
announced the first sympathetic
walkout by exhibiting messages
informing him that 2,500 moulders
employed on railroads had
Joined the ranks (of the strikers.
Additional wage adjustment
cases not included in those covered
by recent decisions were set
for hearing by - the Railroad Labor
Board today.
Clerks Vote to Strike.
SYRACUSE, N. Y., July 7.?
Railway clerks employed on the
New York Central Lines have voted
to strike. This was announced
today by their officials. The
vote was a part of the general
strike vote taken by all the
clerks on the New York Central
lines. The union includes clerks,
freight handlers and express and
station employes. Clerks on the
Lackawanna already had voted to
State Warrant Issued
TOPEKA. July 7.?A state warrant
was Issued today against A. T.
Huntinton, president, and Thomat
Hillerey. secietary of the Federated
Shop's v"-eft Union Mi 1'
ot 1 opoka, chviolation ol
fee Kansas Industrial Court act In
issuing the strike order which re.suited
in the walkout of shopmen
in the Santa Fe shops here July 1.
Troop? Mobilized
?National Guard ^companies at
TV'arrensburg ana uooneiiuj
been ordered..to gather at their armories
as a "precaution" Governor
Mademoiselle J. Mlstinguett.
famed French danseuse .recently
arrived in America, is known as
"the girl with the $1,000,000 legs."
[ ,
Hyde announced today. The gover-1
nor stated that the order should 1
not be construed as a mobilization J
"AVe want merely to take all pos-:
sible precautions," he said, refusal
ing to amplify the-announcemeBt. I,
Threaten to Strike,
BOSTON, July ?.?Members ofj
the United Brotherhood of Main- j
tanonno rvf "Whir RmnlrtVAS Pmrtlnv- i
j ed on the New York, New Haven]
,& Hartford, Boston & Albany, andi
the Boston & Maine roads have
voted to send an ultimatum to the
general offices of, the organization
in Detroit Memanding an increase
in wages by August. The alternative
would be a strike.
May Get State Troops.
LONGANSPORT, Ind., July 7.
?"Whether state troops are necessary
to protect workmen at the
Pennsylvania Railroad shops here
will probably lie determined today
by Adjutant General Harry B.
Smith of the Indiana National
Guard. Minor disturbances have
followed the strike of the shopmen
which became effective last
Saturday. None has been injured.
(Continued from purr one)
national president of the mine
I workers, and a new union instali|
53 Days' Supply on Hand,
j WASHINGTON*, July 7. ? DeclI
sion o? the anthracite coal mine
i operators and union representatives
to meet again today was taken a3
an indication at least of continued
hope of reaching an agreement
through the conference called by
President Harding to consider
methods of securing a resumption
of work in the industry. No statement
was forthcoming from eithei
side, however, as to the trend of
developments on adjustment of
yesterday's meeting, which was
said to have been without definite
Meanwhile the bituminous strike
situation, negotiations in which
have been deferred until Monday,
is pressing itself more and more
upon the attention of 'officials as
to the matter of the public's coal
Canvass of . the coal, stocks of
electrical and artificial gas public
utility concerns throughout the
country as of June 15, showed an
average of fifty-three days supply
of coal on hand, according to a
statement issued today by the chief
of tho coal division of the Commerce
"A great, many utilities," he
saidr "are receiving current sup
plies rrom npn-uiiioii production and
on the basis of their current encroachment
on stocks it seems that
their stocks would last about 12 to
15 weeks.
] .?... ? .
{Continued from pajre one)
terday morning charged with being
drunk, and., raising a general
disturbance; were released during
the day on " forfeits. Oone of them
appeared ."for trial this". ' mornih'g
and .their forfeits' of $10 each went
to the' city; treasury: They gave
the names of Oral Helmick, Marie
Lather.- James Stewart, Elizabeth
Knauff;and Ray Burns.
Mayor '-Cohayray disposed, of. a
tctr.l of rjteen cases , in - \ folics.i
court this, morniufi .and imposed z j
total of S1S0 in fines.
ably name the represa^^SSSpjBijMB
morrow -who -^1 -officitQij^-repro- *
sent the association! -Whether they M
will go Into the conference'Is.. noL M
ventured. In last Saturday's conCerence
they did not:particlpate.
There are bound to ;be,.sbni?..fblk8 I
it the listening pos^'however' H
The Monongaheia.' Cosd Assocla
tlon, with headquarters In Morgan- I
town. - will 'have an4official -repre--fe| H
sentative,In Washington next Mon-v?-H
iay, but it Is a question whether
ae .will go Into the' conference.
The United Mine'-, Workers oi^JJH
America ,;of West Virginia will.bafjH
represented by- C. Prank 'KeeneyCr'^^B
Charleston, president, and Fred H
Mooney, Charleston, secretary- Of H
course the 'miners will seek the H
open door . because they, have al
ways sought government interven- H
tlon. At least, that is the general H
supposition. H
Personal Mention H
; Thomas W.Arhette,-president of I
the Antler 'Coal Co., left on Thurs
day for Denver, Colo./ to. recuperate
and for health betterment. He
will be gone tor six or seven.weeks
Howard W. Shbwalter,' president H
of the Diamond Coal Co.. returned
last evening from a business trip
C3 Pittsburgh.
xry B. Clark of the Clark-CoaS
ests is home frorrr Deer Park*,M<i
J. A. Clark. Jr.; of the Clark coal H
interests is home from "Hundred.
John. Davidson. Parkersburg.
formerly connected withthe^.cleri
cal force of the Northern"."West
Virginia Coal Operators','. Associa- m
tion. is in the city today on busi- H
Daily Shipments I
Sixty-five cars of coal.werelqad- I
ed east off the MonongaiL H!yisIon;ief|vH
B. & O,. yesterday. To the west
seven cars were loaded..'..
A total of sixty-nine cars of coal^^fl
were loaded east oft" the Charles-'^p^B
ton Division. B. & Of. yesterday^^'SI
Sixteen cars of coke were loaded fl
on the Monongah Division-of which I
ten cars were shipped west and six
Dally Railroad FuSl ' I
Twenty-six cars of coal were re
ceived by the railroads off theMon I
ongah Division, B. & O., yesterday. I
The B. & O... secured twenty-two I
cars of this, while foreign roads I
purchased four cars. i
Off the Charleston Divisionv.-.Bi??$3aM
& O.. last week, there were thirteen I
cars of railroad fuel loaded, twelve.- I
cars of which were secured by the J
Wagon Mine Tonnage I
The tonnage produced by
wagon minds along the Monongah
Division, B. & O. has taken a I
slump recently. Not a car of coal I
was loaded by this type of mines I
Uio nrpflpni .Week except I
for local consumpUon. ihc.wliichr- I
railroad fuel transportation does I
not figure. _ I
Freight Kates
George S. Brackett, Fairmont. V
secretary of the Northern West M
Virginia Coal Operators' Associa
tion. late Thursday afternoon is.- lPf
sued a bulletin showing itfieVpregr M,
ent and former coal carrying.rates
to the chief points; whar.e "Fairmont
coal goes.
The rates are as follows:
EAST? . New ".Old ;
Terra Alta. W. ,Va. .*1.51 1.6S
Oakland, Md. 1.8 4 -SX.82
Cumberland. Md 1.76 A.9.6
Hagerstown, Md ?*2.96 3.29 A
Hancock, W Va. .. 2,58.. >,2';S7..^B
Shippensburg, Pa. .... 2.9 S i 3.29
Reading. Pa 2.9 6, 3.29 m
Pottstown, Pa. ... .-2.9 6 - 3:29M3M
Baltimore, Md 3.09 3.43 J
Baltimore. C. B- for Trans
Ship .2.84 3.18 . ?
Baltimore,-(C. B.,for Trans I
Ship. ..... _ x2.5<L 2.78 -V|
Port Reading, Pa. ....xx2.50 2.78 I
Philadelphia, Pa. 3.09 3.43 - I
Newark. N. J .3.34 3.71 I
Jersey City, N. J.j : 3.34 3.71'.- I
New Haven, Conn 3.84 4.27 rl
Washington, D. C. .... 3.09 3.43 I
Harpers Ferry W. Va. 2.84 -3.1 f. I
Lorain Lake, Ohio 1.99 2.2014 I
Cleveland, Ohio *1.99. 2i2.0%
Akron, Ohio ' 1.82- |
Mansfield,- Ohio:?2.031 '3:26flfigg8gge
Youngstowii Ohio 1:54 liS2jt I
Columbus. Ohio .... 1.S9. -'S.lOflt .' I
Marien, Ohio'-.-^:
Canton. Ohio ......... 1.S2 2.01 it I
Dkyton, Ohio ......... 5Il4 - III! I
Cincinnati. Ohio .. 1.8 9 2.10 I
Detroit. Mich 2.58 2.87
Jackson. Mich 2.71 3.01 I
Kalamazoo, Mich 3.09 3:43
Grand Rapids, Mich. 3;28 3.G4
Lansing-. Mich. 2.9 0 3.22
Flint, Mich . 2.90 3.22
Saginaw, Mich 3.28 3.64
Chicago, 111 3.09 3.43
Fort Wayne, Ind: 2.90 3.22
x?Within cape?L ' M
xx?Outside capeo J
granted an injunction against
Louis Carpiel and other members
of the- United States: Workers by
Judge W. S.^Mero^IHi.in^the JlarShamrock
Fuel. Co., although it is
not quite so broad and lengthy in
its terms. The injunction^ enjom?

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