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Closing New York St
FOUNDED 1845' .
ri m
f damaged badly
Iy heavy si
Western Maryland Structur
k ^ Stands Discharge of
il Been Wrecke
lur Woud Be
D, Md., Sept. 16.Maryland
Potomac River t
connecting wit
ind was dynamite
t the damage wa
ut the structure 01
ridge seat and th
cracked and a g!
a off: "The damag
500. It Is thougt
nty sticks of dyni
, producing a deti
aroused the entlr
was heard all ove
w glass were brol
> was set off at th
bridge on the Wei
lear the tunnel. )
the authorities tba
Sh power dynamlt
1 from' the uuarrie
nill of the Ciimbei
at Ackerman te
iere a few days age
was announced
Se shopmen's Btrik
allroads would no
srn Maryland, whlc
a^ party to the Wl
detectives in cot
tate authorities ar
Idae nut nut nf us
^E'eatern Maryland would hav
^Htour flyer the Baltimore & Ohl
^^alrd, -W. Va? thirty miles ess
i)f Trade Unions and inRiendent
voters, in LaH|r
Temple, Sunday Sept.,
Hg|?t.2 o'clock by order of
Monongahela Valley
|&ades add Labor Councils.
hpido not fail to
pake advantage
of a tremendous
reduction on all
shot guns, rifles
|ffh powered
t now on sale
| 308 alajdison street
Hfaon't forget the address
1 It?s worth while not to
rramfl 1
|h '
1|; =.10 Marathon Cords?32x3%
'i\, 4 Goodyear. A. W. T.?32j
I1 U. S. Chain Tread, Fabi
I 1 Foremost Cord?32x3%
I 6' Marathon, Cords?3 4x4 %
. a .Goodyear Fabrics?34x4!
B 1 Goodyear Fabric?34x4 .
,1 Foremost Cord?34x4 ...
;-l Diamond Fabric?34x4 .
1 Ajsx Clincher?36x4% .
' These tires are odd sixes
H automobiles, and consequent!
B price reductions. >
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[ WE
Charles Adams Suffers Losrf
of L,egs on Rail
Charles Adams, a B. & 0. flag
man, residing at 603 East Ferry
street, Fairmont, had both of his
e legs cut off in the B. & 0. freight
yards at Betiwood early this morning,
when he was etruck by a
freight train. He was- removed
to the Glondnle Hospital, Wheeling,
and his condition is reported
| as critical because of the loss of
^1 blood. He has a wife and two
children residing in Fairmont.
Rail News.
. B. & 0. train 66 from Pittsburgh
a was running one and a half hours
lute into Fairmont this afternoon.
j still bad in
! this section
> Every Division in Region
Short Except One?
' Connellsville.
[t Every division in Northern West
11 Vireinla la havlne a short car sun
P ply today except the Connellsville
? Division, B. & O. and the Bellngton
& Weaver branch of the Western
D Maryland'Railway, -rThe
car supply on the Monongah
* Division, B. ,& 0., will not run over
? 21 per cent and as a result of the
? shortage of cars there are 80 mines
J1 idle on the division. The car supl*
ply on the Charleston Division, B.
& 0. will run a shade better today
at 27 per cent. A thirty-six per
6 cent car supply is being had on the
Cumberland D.vision, B. & 0..
6 where the supply has been running!
e better than on the Monongah Divi-|
0 sion. The B. & O.'s best efforts on
11 division^ that have shortage of can
is on the M. & K. Railway, where
there is a 68 per cent run.
On the M. & W. Railway today
' the car shortage has been more
keenly felt than any time
since the strike ended1, there being
a fifty per cent run there today.
Along the Monongahela Railway today
the mines have a 65 per cent
run. A ten per cent run of cars is
on the Wyatt-Bingamon & Helen's
Run branches of the Western Maryland.
Class No. 1 Off
Information was received last
evening by thp Northern West Virginia
Coal Operators' Association
from Washington. D. C.. that the
class No. 1 priorities have been can
tf celed. These were coal shipments
= that were directed by the Inter.
State Commerce Commission.
, Distribution Over.
The distribution'of coal by the
j federal fuel distribution is generaljly
regarded as now being a thing
j of the past because the emergency
w <Continued on Page Eight)
i Car load of extra fancy
j Yellow Alberta free stone
j peaches at a sacrifice at
j $1.95 per bushel at the car
II and $2.20 delivered. Penni
sylvania Freight yard. Car
J No. 44825. I. GOLDBERG.
. each $9.95 I
:3%, each $10.50
Ic?32x3 V4 JS.T5
. each $16.95
A, each $15.95
....'. $9.93
i not suited to our present line ot
ly we sre offering them at heavy
nd Avenue i
a r%t?
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^ The C-2, one of the iates't ar
a night across the continent; fro
her cruising'ability anil no attem
Master,'Sergeant JVUltgm F. Pitch,
jor H.I A. StraUsS/Lieutenant Don
Man Thought To Be Convict
Who Escaped From Pen j
Killed HereA
man thought to be Arthur Copen.
an escaepd convice. from the
Moundsville Btate penitentiary,
where he was serving a sentence
of from two to ten years for felonious
shooting, was shot and killed}
by members of the city police force ?
shortly before uoon today on the
Ice's Run road when he tried to j
escape from the officers, when they
attempted to place him under ar-j
The man first appeared at the)city
crematory early this morning t
and changed his prison garb for
some old clothes found at the crematory.
He told the attendant there
that he was an escaped convict
and after he left the attendant notified
the police siauon.
Three members of lite force r
jumped into the city's car and r
went out in .search of the mhn as c
they had been notified by the g
prison authortlies to be on the jwatchout
for him. Shortly' after
leaving the crematory they pick- r
ed up his trail and In a few minutes
had him sighted. The F
officers demanded him to halt,
and as he broke inot a run they rr
gave chase shooting in the air and J
at the ground to scare him but
it was seen that ho was going to
make his escape and one df the of- J
fleers "dropped" him. When t
they reached his side it was }
found that he was,dead. ti
Prosecuting Attorney Frank R. h
Amos and J. L. Blocher, county *
coroner went to the scene and fi
started* an investigation. The body t
was removed to the Cunningham b
Undertaking Co.'s morgue and pre- J
pared for burial. Coroner Blocher t
win liuiou ma in veaki?uuuu m u
day or two. o
First class auto repair a
man. No other need apply, i
East Side Garage. Phone
,1072- _J
The New 1923
6 Cyl-Touring Car e
4 Cyl-Touring $885
Prices F. 0. B. Detroit ,
Phone 85. for Demon-1
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p in Transcontim
my.dealgna in llghlwflian-air cr
m Norfolk, ya., to'Sah franeisc
pt will be made.toi'seV.8poed r
Staff Sergeant A. D. Algrecht,
L. Hutchlns, and 'Lieutenant, O.
uuriic i io/i
Wyo., Sept. 15.?William G. McAdoo,
former secretary of- tht
treasury, has taken Yellowstone
Park fishermen off their feet.
Yesterday he reported catching
a rainbow trout weighing seventeen
pounds . McAdoo, who arrived
here after a trip down the
Snake River in Idaho, said that
he hooked the record trout while
fishing from a raft on which the
river trip was made.
Mr. McAdoo started last night
for California.
last Fairmont High Schoo
Holds Chapel Program
This Morning.
Musical selections by Mrs. Foi
est Fankhouser and Mrs. E. I
Jhurch and addresses by Harr
ihaw, president of the board c
ducation of Union Independen
Mstriet, and W. A. Hustead, supei
nfonrtPTit nf fho antinnla rit TTnlrt
ndependent District, comprised th
Irst chapel program of the Eas
'airmont High School, for thi
omlng school year, which wo
eld in the school auditorium thl
The three points brought out b
Jr. Shaw in his address were loya
y, good class work and high ideali
le urged loyalty to the school, an
o the teachers and to each othei
e spoke of the importance of goo
cork in the class room at the b<
Inning of school and the mail
enance of it, and he assured th
tudents that the community is suj
orting them in all of their activ
Mr. Hustead spoke of the nei
ourses which are offered in th
igh school for the first time thi
ear, namely the commercial an
hysical training. W. F. Hardii
f Bowling Green, Ky., is the It
tractor in the commercial cours<
a It book-keeping, penmanshii
(Cpntinued on Page Eljht)
SI I I .11 111 a?
Saturdny, September 16, at 3
o'clock at east entrance of
Court House, one Dodge Hoad-'
ster, good running condition.
1 . , ' . i
Steady employment. Ap-.
ply in person at, Fairmont
Underselling Store.
i v. ' ? ' . *' _ ..."
-0$ K- |iP5^v " > y' " '
mtal Flight
% '5 '
? council that the national board ot
!t jurisdiction awards, a voluntary or8
ganlzatlon of engineers and tech8
nicians, ha"d allotted the metal
s trimming works to the sheet metal
workers' union. The carpenters]
y are said to have refused to agree1
1 to the award.
5. According to Mr. Donlln, brick-1
d layers and other trades unions are
r. satisfied with the award and are I
? United.in many cities in.upholding
2- the metal workers on Jobs where
i carpenters attempt to install metal
e, trimmings. Failing iij this, they
] are withdrawing their men from
** all jobs where the carp.entera refuse
to agree to the jurisdictional boards
* decision.
e a jj_, >. .. _
.tauruBsing me council. Mr. DonJ
lln urged , that "In behalf of peace
a In the building InduBtry," the car'
pentera be disciplined by the Amer
' lean Federation o( Labor and pres'
sure brought to bear, in compelling
> them to obey the decisions of the
Jurisdictional board.
: , The council, It was stated, will
a announce Its plan ot action today,
n which will be reported to .William
I Hutchison o( Indianapolis, p'resl|
dent ot the carpenters' union, upon
| hie return from Europe, >.
| Lack ot sunlight has been found
II to result In a general wave ot deIJ
j | 8 Room House all mpderu
| conveniences,' two porches.
} -Write Lock Drawer 519?
Fairmont, W. "Va.
lllii *
n'&'Ju demonstrating 'her worth In
;o.'Tb^jfllgtit wtjt teat thoroughly
ecorde^ Below, that, crew, left right,
CapUjAgj^GeorgB -Wlj McEntlre^Mai'
I -?
Controversy of Carpenters
and Metal Workers Is
Before A. F. of L.
, 15,?The executive council o( the
American Federation ot Labor will
laokle the controversy between the
brotherhood carpenters and Sheet
Metal Workers Union, which threatens
a nation-wide tie-up ot building
. construction.
This controversy, arising from a
dispute over which organization
I shall Install the metal trimming in
new buildings has already halted
millions ot dollars. worth ot constructions
in Detroit, Cleveland' ana
other cities, It was said. John',
Donlln, president ot. the building
; trades department. Is here to pre[
eent the case to the executive council
which will act as mediator.
y Frank Dufty, secretary of the car'*
penters' organisation arid vlco-presIdent
of the American Federation ot
* Labor,, will presept his . union's
nj claims. Tt was SlinlntaS Knfn.n Ihn
wmmx*: I
sea ~
mm with
R ft n HFilK
U. ? Ul 1 I Lai 11/ U
Will Negotiate for Final Settlement
of Shop
Strike Today.
BALTIMORE, Sept. 15. -Allnouncement
was made at the executive
offices of the aBltlmore &
Ohio this morning1 that a committee
of men representing the shopmen,
wohld meet vice-President
Galloway probably this afternoon
and begin negotiations looking to
the settlement of the strike on the
B. & 0. system.
Some Misgivings
CHICAGO, Sept. 15.?Refusal by
a number of the country's biggest
railway systems to enter into the
Warfield-Willard-Jewell plan for
ending the shopmen's strike on the
basis of separate and individual
agreements developed an element
of uncertainty today over the sCope
and effectivenss of the peaccf program.
While some of,the larger-Systems'
had flattly rejected the pjfin, others,
/notably the Chicago (m Northwesterh'^and
the ChicagcwMilwaukee
'& 'Qt Paul, had virt&ftlly completed
arrangements for''re8torlng
BtrfkerS at once to 'theli4" former
jobs udder terms of the separate
settlement plan.
Negotiations were in^progress
f^yith several roadB.in.an effort by
"several shop craft officials to ef foot
additional settlements. < '
Strike leaders were said to be-dd*
dressing - communications to some
of the unwilling roads asking them
to reconsider their rejection of the
About fifty roads were generally
understood to have accepted the
settlement proposals with the B.
& 0., Chespeake & Ohio, New York
ueotrai wne; seaDora Air iAne,<
Chicago Northwestern and Chicago
Milwaukee and St. Paul, among
the larger systems among those to
accept the proposal.
W. H. Finley president of the
Northern, and B. B. Crier of the
Mlluronl/o * fivneaaia/l linna flint
many of their shopmen would be
"back on their Jobs today over , the
entire systems. The Northwestern
I employees number about 13,000
shopmen and the Milwaukee about
Affecting Coal
Concern over the inability of railroads
to. move coal and farm
products expeditiously was understood
to have been expressed by
members of the. President's cabinet
at today's meeting. Practically
all of a brief , session was devoted
to a discussion of the trans*
portation system and the belief
was expressed that the partial
settlement of the shopmen's
strike would alleviate to a great
extent the conditions that now
exists. Opinion* prevailed that
coal prices would be high but the
government officials wiere confident
there would be no coal shortage.
,To Hear Charges
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15. ? Impeachment
charges against Attorney
General Daugherty as the result
of his petition for an injunction
in the cases of striking railway employes
as presented to the House
Monday by Representative Keller,
Republican, Minnesota, will be considered
by the judiciary committee
meeting tomorrow at which Mr. Keller
will be heard. %
conference between the National
Brotherhood of Operative Potters
and the Sanltary Manufacturlng Association
held here to deal with a
new wage scale for. the men In the
sanitary branch of the Industry
broke un today In disagreement.
The manufacturers sought a decrease
in wages of. 25 per qent, but
later modified this demand to 20
per cent
The brotherhood rejected the
wage decrease. The brotherhood
nov; will hold a referendpm to determine
as to whether they shall
{Strike, about 3,00 men are involved.
LONDON, Sept. IS.?(By The
Associated; Press)?The British
fleet* has been Instructed to allow
no Turkish troops to cross from
Asia to Europe, it was officially
announced this evening.
" -j?
Minister Talks F
on Safety; Then '
Trips on Steps
WHEELING. W. Va...,Sept.
16.?After delivering a ringing
address on "safety first"
in connection with a campaign
which bias.' beon on ail week.
Dr. J. Brittingham, pastor of
St. Luke's Church and Wheeling's
oldest minister, fell as?he
was leaving the rostrum of r
juiiuison ocnooi, wnen tie tail I
ed to observe there were two
steps and was slightly injured.
Rising up from the floor. Dr.
Brittingham declared, "That is
a demonstration of what I
have been preaching to you- L
watch your step. I did not '
know there .was more than one
step leading off your platform."
? A
New York Central Signs Up J'
With Conductors For G
Another Year. [
NEW YORK, Sept. 15;?The '
New York Central system today c
signed a contract between the b
company and Its trainmen and o
conductors tor one year begin- ?
nlng September 30.
The signing, ot the agreement A
was announced after a conference h
between'A.-W. Smith, 'president E
of tnf New York CentraUjy., 0, 1
Lee of the trainmen, and L. K. i
Sheppard, or the conductors. S
A statement issued hythe New r
York Central said that the direct '
settlement agreement would pro- "
vide for tho Immediate withdraw- fj
al of all controversy on matters "
now pending before the United *
States Labor Board. 1
The road said It anticipated
that forthcoming direct negotiations
would result la similar
agreements with the engineers, f
firemen and switchmen on |U of I
Its lines. I
"The New York Central managemest."
said the statement
"feels that today's settlement is a
happy augury of a hotter era In
trnnannrfnHon "
It was understood that the settlement
provides for a continuation
of the existing wage rate r
with possible minor changes, although
the statement did net
make the announcement specifically.
Pittsburgh Report
PITTSBURGH,, Sept. 16?0111clals
of the Pennsylvania Issued a
brief statement this morning admlttlng
they wefe in conference :
here with representatives of the *
conductors and trainmen. ;
"The conference Is with refer- J
ence to the present agreement," Jj
said the statement.
1 . |t
CHARLES TOWN, Sept. 16.? n
Deputy Sheriff Dennan, of Logan v
County strolled into the Jefferson d
Hotel this morning and ordered t
breakfast o
"Make it snappy," he told the e
waiter, a negro. v
The waiter refused to guarantee t
speed and an argument followed.
Then came the clash. 1
Dennan claimed the waiter struck h
him on the head with a glass. s
The waiter admitted this but said s
he threw the missile after Dennan C
stuck a gun into my ribs. t
Chief of Police Smith called the y
affair a closed incident. h
Ul , li
16.?Harold Wl. Houston, as copn- J
sel for the United Mine Workers, J
today filed.in federal court a C
motion for a bill of particular* in C
the million dollar suit brought ?
against the union by the Willis n
Branch Coal Co. The suit is to e
collect damages for. the shooting tl
up of Willis Branch which was 1
J- 1-1
.<uuiuu ujr. uuucu iu jauur uiaiur- v
bances a year and a halt ago. p
MOSCOW, Sept. IS.?A note J
which la oonaldered a reply to'the a)
unotflctal inquiry of the Unltod I
States an to-whether an American Q
Teohnlcal Commission would be P
welcome In Russia states- .that a
"Ttdashe Is ready to enter Into pre- *
llmlnary negotiations for the re- 11
establishment of official relations P
with America.1' s
' ' ? ' t -
illeged Turks Used Thia :<
Means to Cover Up
Massacre ot tar reaching pro- .
ortlons are reported tor iiayKoe-;
urred In Smyrna, attending the , g
arrlbto conflagration which haa j
ist swept over the city.
The first reports came from .
reek sources and estlmwMjitho ,
Ictlms as high as l'.OWjito 2,000,- /
rltnesses and from Amerlc^IM ar- ,
onflrm the massacres anij^Mre ;
arrowing ^accounts of the etient
ring In the afreet a
then they left that city; and that .
he massacring was continuing,
'he Greeks are not blamelesa. It "
as declared, as they had: archied i'J
he Turks by setting-fire to vil(Continued
on Page'ElgftJs:
lass in Fairmont Will Ba
Next week the m Inning extenslo.
chools of Northern West Virginia
rlU resume their work?3mBHM^H
loss trill be held at Mt. Clare on,
londay erenlng and the round dt ,
lasses will follow at the varloua
olnts and on the nights that were .
1 etefot la$t irear. when the work
'as begun on a mora extensive
ore classes In Northent^Vest Vlr- ,
flllw nr ennl mm- - *1*'?
as found more Interest In the
fork than there was lodt year at I
te time the course wap,begun. K'"l
umber ot coal companies have
rltten letters to their superlntenents
and mine foremait urging''
rem to attend classes at the varius
points and encourage the minrs
to do likewise. Mr.1' Crawford Is" I
'ell pleased with the outlook for 2
Two towns, Wyatt and Grant
'own, would like to have classes, '1
ut the schedule Is filled up. It Is
ild there will be no switch It the
mailer classes afMt, Clare and
arolina toe the fhiirk and Increase
le. stse of their classes over last
ear. In both of those towns the
iterest Is keener this year than
ist because both ML 'Clare and 5
arolina are anzloha to retain
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