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IIY MINES CLOSED Monday Almosl ffiofflBsprd for NorthiSrafe supply tightened ui Fairmont region today ?It! l$jtli$that there t? but a St snt'on the average on / tin (visions In Northern Wes ila against 61 per cent ot J'tSPfche Weotorn Marylant Struck the worst slump e.v. fped for a long time. Onlj en empties were avallabh i these being left-overs am cars In the yards. It wa W that no tralnB ot emp lye In for- the Westeri and spurs yesterday or to [Tfe percentage there tell t( the Monongah Division, B Iwday there .is a 31 per Cecil f ears. Elghty.one minds' an 'tftjt today because of;'cai ige. Along the Monongahclt /sja/fe'peh pent run ot cars UBO'M. W. has 24 p?l Mines on the Charleston Dl. |jjave-al2 per cent run to. 1 1614 1 290 3936 i'fl&OO DONATED. [fftlAMSTOWN,/ Pa., Dec. litter a stirring address was by a Rational board memJohn Hates, In bebalt of the Sir: minora of the Connellscoke region, local union No, of Williamstown, it was anBaltoday,-donated <1,600 to Te that has started through^' anthracite coal fields to jtSoie men win their strike. All iiew closed cars. ED'S. TAXI.COMPANY 305 Mddison Street Phone 131 L ot .landa deUnouon^^ I. the nonpayment of 1920 taxeg, I la now In t)ie office of the Sher j(f. Unless redeemed, inch lands RwilII be sold on the third MonUV fiuehclist .will be published In HAo West Virginian and FairIn Imont Times once each week lor I n successive weeks. Any of the N aforesaid tracts v may be yis ^mand hy: paying to the Sheriff MonnngaHbla in Pennsylvania to. HjHojjfipe a S8 per cent run ol 2,0OS Corn loaded I. Wttuei'no records were broker for noil, production hi Northers tVost Virginia yesterday there was a itrong loading nevertheless HrarMjfore?.2;964, cars of coal record loading -foi JmWklrglnia njlhee is 3,001 cads trong.gtipply of emptie: day on practically all of the nine railroads divisions in North:^^ade this p.ps. 1 .si'fi! cars,' ^whlttli I while heavy, was not up to . the I daily recotd established on No (.whtqgrl ,27, when, 1,731 cars W I coal were loaded. Coal logging an BtbeMonongahela Railway was I strong yesterday at 463 cars, Q whlcP was also true on the M. S Iiu riyv?sieru- iuaryianir. xnc ctlon by divisions was a? & _p..Monongah, 1596 Charleston, ,107 .cars; Co;;, iljjj, 42 cars; Cumberland, ifrtf; M. & K. 82 cars ; M. & 77.j-sars; Monongahela, 453 W.B & H. R...175 es on the Monongahela, In lylvania loaded 332 cars day,, while the operation; r southern' end ot the wtcjn Division loaded 1 33 , Today's placements ?Ora available,, placed at 7 and empties. ordered lolads Care on the Emp. Emp Division. 7 a.m. Ord igail 1083- * 758 2368 IjSton . ^40 ^40 330 ' GirlElectedJudge Doesn't Want to Qualify for Office NICKBRSON, Kan., Dec. 12. . ?Declaring she won In the recent election . because clnb ' women Jokingly wrote :her name on the ballot,. Miss Clara 1 Arnold,. 19 years old, protest; ed yesterday when asked , to quality tor the office of jus' tlce Of peace and police judge. ; "Ifs> joke.-i, she said. "I. don't want to be called Judgo Arnold." Informed she must quality or be subject to prosecution, I she said: 1 "I'll qualify but I,. don't ' want the Job." Friends declare Miss Arnold h is the youngest. It not the only, woman, police, judge In Kansas. , presTIMd !| for failure of : S. A. CAMPAIGN | . ' i . Statement of M-E. Ashcraft 1 Shows $9,314 Raised for ' Salvation Army. 1 That "the Salvation -Army did not ' gat the publicity it wda entitled 'to" from locil newspapers in the re 1 chnt campaign tor funds for tho j home service department, is the ' statement made in the report of M. K. Ashcraft, general chairman if .'the.'campaign. .Only $9,314,56 -was ''raised-in the Jtmpalgn according Hoi,the report, , although-the, goal 1 wa|:tl5,000.' Although' Mr. Ashcratt does not dfcflnite>y place the blame for th'itfallufe ot'the campaign, the i newspapers are credited with hav; i lng'been partly responsible, i Mr. Ashcraft's statement to Capt. . Alfred Carr of the.p?vatioa Arm.' I reads ss follows.1 'fSyy:, ' ' : "I beg to submitt,to^y6u. atchair . man.of the recent Salvation Arm/ i solicitation for ftipdi fpr.yphr home i j service department,, flip: rpaiilt of .|this campaign ns follows: . Cash collected. andJtt bank t8.677.56 i Caah-pledged,.mot? yet col- .. ...j [TOrt Ward (173)..!....? "286^7 Second Ward (333).ii.?.; 392.3.1 , Third Ward ( 93)..!.... 9S.JI . Fourth ward;(127)..; 3B8A1 . Fifth Ward ( 84) lOl.dO ; Sixth Ward (293) 936.7.)Seventh Ward (121) 372.68 Eighth Ward (226) 442.56 ;! .iiotal ' , . (1449) t3.0M.64. Banks 360.00 . OoHioraHnno * . K X^DQ.VU 1 Merchants .. 543.00 j ilndustrlaTentployes..;.... 729.33 1! Professional -men ;.... 165.09 i ; Organisations 1.617.01 !, Miscellaneous ............ 151.13 1 Out of town 792.33 Total .....*8,577.63 1 "Mfe ^eel that white the Salva1 tlon Army did not get the publicity ' (they were entitled to from our] newspapers that our workers are | entitled to unlimited praise tor the. energy put forth In making this campaign a auc tees and we desire | to thank not only the workers hut i all contributors for their generous: i support of the Salvation .Army I which will allow you and Mrs. Carr I to carry oa your work for another year." JURY SELECTED FOR TRIAL OF ARUNSKI WELLSBURfV W r??~ to ?'Teddie Amerakf Indicted in con ] nectlon with tho Cllttonvllle mine I , battle on July 17, last, was placed , on trial here today. ^Before the noon recess a Jury had been selectled. Court attaches intimated night sessions ot court would be held so that' the trial' would be In the , hands of the Jury before the end . ot the week. Tho Jury departed tor Cliftonvllle shortly attern oon to inspect the scene ot the battle, in-which Sherltf H. H. Duvall and, sla others were killed. The first testimony. will be heared tomorrow morning. The Jury is composed ot J. T. Stewart, manager; George Hubbs, clerk; E. El. Williamson, tanner; J. M. Allison, farmer; Jacob Cross, farmer; Gllle Glvens, barber; Claude Stafford, clerk: James Huktl, farmer;'Omar, Pettibon, teamster; Jess Schweyterger, farmer; J. B. Grigsby, farmer and / |t5 a rather. ^ I pleaSanT Burden \ I AT That ^ | . , i tn ' l ! iniiiT nmur ninr I juiwi raiNtpt i Commission Believed to Haver! ! Eliminated 150 Per Cent FeaturejmdjtatingsifflBSaiBWfe'Sah! S. Brackett, - sec ret any of the North; i ern, .We*t>Vhginia Coal ()pcratora'*i ABsgnffc'tlon, ttoiDf Washington; ;D.*i C., that the Interstate Commerce : Commission "apparently has cast'i .aside Its former decision on the i joint mine case,-whereby a 150'bar jl ,een; car supply was allowed. |l The briginal suits were thoSerot'H the, Fairmont & Cleveland. Coal/Go., i i Fairmont, against ihie.'B.' & ;6., a'Adl1 I independent coal operators vs. the 1 ! C. & 0. and Virginian railroads. The commission decided that 1-iJ \ per cent oar supply would be ul- ; lowed and this was in effectTintil a ' new action was started by "Indiana , land Illinois coal operators, who:j protested against the ruling and t, naIrin/1 tkol' .ikn k* >snn??>ul U , Oranges, Apples '.J Potatoes | Car each, Florida Hussett Sweet Oranges, Minnesota White Potatoes,Baldwin < ' Apples WALKER'S SIDlke Phone 1805 and 2li4 , ' ' -\1 I ?IH?W<a >1X1, >uu WfBD US IBUJJCilCUll The commission then directed thai the order be suspended, pending the decision in the most recent case. It the reports, are correct the original order was cast aside. The decision Is being sent-to Fair moot, but Mr. Bracketthad not received it up until noon today. It the commission has reduced the ISO per cent Car supplv feature It is" believed that it was because of. the inequitable phafce of.tha case. This is interpreted by qoityj as a favorable omen against at: signed cars. Favor B. A O. Plan. Members of the railroad relations committee of the National Coal As-1 soclation met in Washington, D. C.. on Monday and approved ev distribution rules, which are similar to those in effect oh the.B. & ' 0. System. -The B. & 0. arrives :?*, j its mine' ratings on ' the' basis of tonnage and time.rather than com- ' misslon-made ratings. ' ( It is believed by a number of- tbe members that the Interstate Gom mere Commission will adopt toe ' plan, but of course this not,Sell' nlte. / Minors' Xmas. 1 A itnanclal' drive Is now being t put on among the members of the -i United Mine Workers of America i to bring' QhriBtmas cheer to "the i homes o( the striking coal miners, < employed at mines "which 'did;, riot t recognise the union jtnd not forti- i nate enough to get work elsewhere, i The drive will he made especially in sub .district 3, ot whlch'Grafton ( Is the headquarters. , ( It was estimated today by J. 8. i Forlnaah, Grafton, president of sib t district 3, that.folly 1,000 miners i are yet out on the strike in that sub district, and An effort is being t made to raise (8,000. j 8trlke: Still' Onl . " ] Rumors have been current re- t cently that certain coal companies ] in the Elklna section had signed up with the United Mine Workers of Amerlda. These are without H foundation, according- to J, S. For- lnash, Grafton .president of sub district 3. He says thht the strike is still on at the plants of the West . Virginia C.: & C,.Co.,ana,.othera. ln the . Elklns field. Mr. Forlnash a says thatAhus far only two ot tho I companies, the Fairmont ft Mason- t town and Flint Coal Co.-.have sign, c w up. i ne ws? virymia u. ? u: t Co. hag^been successful in oper^- t IS JiL - jJs jheL*M g ^n.r-a^'teilP | On 0 N'* !"*a A Ur Brain FromJtii MO PETITION FOR F-| PATIARI aapPPNPlv tlilillUN IttUtU Special Vote in Paw Paw Dis; . trict to Be Provided For by Legislature. . ilectlon on the' school levy in Paw Paw District Is the oplttod of At; .orney General T. England,'ree$lved here stoday ,by, Clara PhilIph, }, coonty superintendent at ichools.'' The Legislature Is anlhor?ed to pass an act'tdr:a special ileotlon without 'the"petitlon, aclording to the letter from Mr. Eng. and! which reads',as follows: "I am ln-receipt'.otjyour letter in which you say the. school levy In Paw Paw"'District,'Marlon County, was deefatod. Vbu-'a'lHd state that nost'ot the people/hold ;to the opln* on that in order to have schools text year It wl|I.!hc necessary to lave a 'petition signed by SO per :ent. otthe voters to send to the Legislature at the next soeslon, and hat the Legislature will then pass in onabllng act so that a special ilectlon/will he held. "I beg to advise you that this is lot ijecossary. The Legislature will laes the nec?tssiry.act without ?nv jotlUon.' Soinb of the voters have gotten contused about the 40 per lent! nthte Way. The law. prgyldpi hat In order- to secure another rote on the submission ot the levy, liter It, has i been-adopted at the 1922 election. It Is .necessary to tnbmlt a petition containing he tames gt-40 per cent of'the legal voters ot thp district as appears tpon the last registration ot vottrs.. So It'la -very apparent that bis Is the causo ot the contusion The Legislature, ot coarse, may tct without ^ny petition." ' ' \ JUNNINGHAM-MANLEY CASE NEARING END t ;. , Thp damage; suit ot R- L/-Cunilngham vs. Charles E. Manley enered thd-thlrd day In CJrcutt Court today with Indication that the case sill i pvbably reach - the Jury by loon tomorrow. The plaintiff restid 'Ita-.cgse today and Mr. Manley, he chlet .witness for the detense, vas on the stand during the 'aftertooh. . ' " ' ,In the icase of Oeorge W. Anderion vs.'ltlrs.iFred Fisher and Josipb H. McDermott, a.Judgment to1535.GO wits i?rnW. lor 11, 1922, was awarded by Judge V. S. Meredith. ' A finer decree was entered by he court In ithA'caie of Fred W. dclntlre, Carl D. Yost'and LevlB. larr,. trustees of- the -East' Fairnont Unlon' Bible'Class, vs.1 John j. Coogle.' ?? . " fOTE TO PROCEED, W|TH IMPEACHMENT CHARGES !?: f . . WASHINGTON, Dec. f 12.?After in hoar and a: half of wrangling the lohee Judiciary, committee votot oday In executive session'to proeed with .the hearing-oMmp'edchnent charges-brought against Atorney General Daugherty by.Rep: eeehtaUte 'Nailer, 7 Republican. >wOn -JJ? ' ; - V*. ' I V, ' , , f tv.".'"" .- : '* ' ' . i 3oov < i-y N ' - ; rf-r Mfiilif UUL.I I IIIS.IIUIIIIMI WHO DISAPPEAR N ' ' Rum CrefyrMan) Withi<$3,0b> on Hirn, Sought by Broth:| Runi'lCreek'siner chant fhoSdls*, geared on December 4, has le | coiintjrjbtoceifs Ijito the .Coal Rb I er section ofrfioone Couhty.and hi | brother, Robert Bnrgess.Jett loda to search that rllFtrict for him. 1 i P.' Mounts, chief (leputyiaherlfT, ui jder whose'charge the'search hi been condncteB, said-that Burgee went to the Bead ot Buffalo Cree and crossed Hid mountains to- Col River, and that- a man\answerlh his description visited Yan a wee ago. ;. tf.'p It has been ascertained, be ad: ed, that Burgeaa had <3,000 wit blm at the time be disappeared, a lininvh of l* ?ii-.'.-i n mvuflU ?1 ill Ob I JL W#8 UBIIBVea ID I amount of ntohe^ lie carried wa much smaller. Deputy Mounts di clared that- Burgess had no final clal trouble; and expressed his b' lief that some'.'othpr'explanatlo must be found flat the dlsappeai ance. Burgees, who was single, I 48 years old, five feet eight inchs tall, and weighs 145 pounds. - _ ? Casper Police Arrest Wroni Woman?Suspect Claims Innocence. CASPER, Wyo., Deo.,12.-gB?llt that Casper police had ancceedei In apprehending' Clara. Fhllllpi convicted slayer of'Mirs. Albert Meadows, who escaped from th Los Angeles jail December 6. I thought to have been exploded thl morning when a suspect arrestei last night declared ""she was Belt rice Ctnlg of . Klrby, Wyoming. The woman \sald she had beei living IB Casper' about threi weeks. . "Police authorities announce! they have definitely established thi Identity of the woman held here It jail as Beatrice Craig. ' . SECOND REYNOLDSVILLE DEFENDANT FACiS TRIAl _/ ' CLARKSBURG, W. Vs.,.Dec. 1J ?Antonio Bassll of Reynolderlllc a member of t)io United Mini Workers of America, was placed 01 trial in the Harrison County Crim lnal Court here to answer a felon; Ihdlctment charging him with cos spiring and taking part in the mini riot at Gladys Stop last June ? when a mob at striking miners ani women, storied t'a< [street-.car 01 which non union <\ employes ;of thi Hudson Coal>Co.,and; deputy she! iffs were'beingi'transported to tftt Lewis mine of the cojnpany, a non union opet*Uon.?.-j jr.,,.* ^ Baasll Ir ih<> second of nine dc " . GI^IES TRIAL . TO GEORGE PRICE - . ^V.AVS ;. Man Under; Death Sentence * Finally yjinsQut on' Rehearing of,'Appeal. ^ ' T^Af. f . CHARLESTON,."W. .^..Dec,' 12. ' ?George Price" of Parlteisbu'rr, uinf dier'i 'death sentence for'the kllllni' ot his brother-in-law. Charles Mc-1 Donald, two areata ago, was granted a new trial today by the Supreme Court of Appeale.. T(ie action wan taken ana re-hearing ofrhls appeal, after It bad orico affirmed tbe Judg. ment of the Wood 'County Circuit Court. The court affirmed the five year , sentence Imposed,In: Morgan County on- John Barker,-found guilty of rape. In qver-ruling his contention that the verdict was not supported by tbe evidence the,opinion of tho appellate court said: "the. opinion of. the court whlca tried the case Is. entitled to great . weight." ,?..;t - Admission.of. the testimony of two rebuttal witnesses for the state presented to Impeach that of ia defense witness In.'the case .was held, '/ to tie lmerror'and the.revf(rta\ qt >- the Circuit Cqurt and granting of a , new trial wa* on this ground. Other Issues raised for the defendant, alleging .lrro'chlarlttes In summons lng Jurors, add relating to admls Blon or -iej^^onjSth other: testimony, andthecourt's. Instructions were -all, oTewrhied."-- \ . . riinpe Jiad beep found/guilty' or murder of McDonald on Thapka; giving najSWJO, and was under in[ dlctaeaf ajW-for the killing, of his wife AdaJsWj of HaggIe;Wlgal, a " friend of the McDonald family, at k that Price "had his wife djwn.oa her hnees s beggl&TBr mercy." The stnte pt^ \ scnted"(two witnesses whn3JEMi.li* j made -Oils sti(?msbfcaj?lihliig thereby'to, Intpeach hls tpstimpny on dlrect-qxamination, but the court 0 was tin. collateral rather 'tt^mal 4 Canity,'afev^sed:^^^^^^^^^ ' against J.'.M. Rogers, Fayette.'Coun!* ty, reverted and dlsmlssedl-Charles J - Blue Jagainst Campbell W.'-'Bltti ~ Jeff era oU'-County, modlflcdand atv firmed: L> ,, ' l? . . , I ! MAY ATTEMPT RIVER ! FLOflD PREVENTION 1 12?Bene; . urn umi wuuiu result lrom. ici'' provoment''and development, ot S the MlsslsstpptfRlver,' i eapbhlally f with :a'> vlewl'th: preventing floods, I' were otitHpeirfoday at the -hear. ? toga' before/the; house flood ooa. trol committee. . fWeWbttTarker bf. Louisiana , was here'tourge thecovernment to expand -Its' flood control' work knd englnesraflnvcharge of levee work'on the Mississippi and, other, rivers and niemebrs of Congress, whoso districts border, , on the. . Mississippi, were before the com. mittee'prepared'to1 express their views on the proposed Improve. mean _ ? , p \ Representatives Graham, Illinois, Rhodes, of Missouri and I Koph, Iowa, all Republicans, ap. peared before the committee lu favor ot aipfindlngblll to extend flood control, wo'rkfnorth ottbs 3 Ohio River,.where'they said trlbu. tartes of'the Mississippi, flooded with, back water, periodically dc. ' stroylng thousands of acres of Growing props. i SHOOTS WIFE^ THEN S COMMITS SUICIDE * - s ; HAVRB, Mont, December. 12? 1 John H. Hays, a-rancher, 'here, . killed his wife and 'himself parly. buuayy nwuramg;id,Aa.' siory 101a officers by hla fifteen . year old : son. the deaths left sir children orphans; The 16-yoar.old boy, the , oldest, lied -Into ' the' night, frith ! the mercury 30 degrees below : zero In search ol help,' while tiiu two youngest slepb soundly. The, shooting, resulted froip a quarrel orer a separation between his father and mother,' the boy | said. - i 11'?' 1' ; DEMONSTRATION STOPPED <i \ t : ' v LONDON, Dw 112?-A.turbulent ] J but BftortHTedwenfe*was staged1 1 this' afternoon? In<the?rOre*t-Cen- j ' tral ^ail adjoining the lobby of \ \ the Houie of. Comto6biwhen,the ; 'police^. ejected- 'a-jcrqwdt of? fifty ! J unemployed men who had invaded r J the placo and began singing the J J "Red Flag" and waving splacards. ] ; TO ANNOUNCE DECS,ON . ? WASHINGTON,'Dec.' 12.?Secro: to%aU^cb^#l^be-J,l|c^j | P" k ?E F.UB&ter Capper Bull Won'fMake r Trip, to Pacific "Boo.". - The Fl, Bator . Cappers, ot Morgantowa can't take their bull to the San Diego game. '"Boo."- ' The bull wanted: to go and so did'his keepers. "Boo." . But the railroad officials are hard-boiled, eo tho bull stays at home and will get it play by play; "Boo.t Yesterday the Fl.Bater Cap. pars, the honorary burlesque /society at the University,: pre. seated a request to the railroad official*'tor <a (special rate tnr : an empty baggage, car to the coast.: The P. B. A.'s promised to equip It'themselves and to make the-trip ala "40 Horn. mos et 8 Cheveuu en Lange," which being Interpreted means pued in luce (amines. But there was'nothing doing. It Was J175 a round trip railroad (are packed like sardines or riding In a Pullman. So the bull won't see the Grand Can. yon this trip. ; v "Boo." . . - " ' 1 i > bombing' planes ' KentltqKy. Mountaineers Def; ' Prohibition . Officers Despite Siege. COVINGTON, Ky., Deo., 12:h Preparations to mass 600 prohlb Itlon agents equipped with bomb lng planes and machine guns fo? an onslaught on the mountalr stronghold ot Bob Ballard's bam ot "Menifee" County Moonshiners,' are being made by federal authorl ties, accordlnz'to' three official! who returned to forlhtton tram MountfS^lloc yesterday. ^ ^ would be appealed to for two bombing' planes and ainomber o! mhchlne guns, pointing, out, thai only by bombing the entire dioun tain wonld.lt be possible to drlvi the moonshiners from fhfl cave; and natural barricades afforded In the wild section ot..the state. Belief that moonshiners from other , districts were . constants re-lnforcln'g those entrenched In the Slate -Creek-section, was *?. pressed by Caroll. ' ~ - i Miss Clara, Wilson'Receive; Letter From Superintend" ent of-Schools. In ft letter received today- ft: Mlsa Clara Wilson, county super lntundent ot< schools,'George M Ford,, state superintendent o schools, states ' that If school I dismissed December22, and Is no in session the following wee) Christmas Day cannot be counts: as a school holiday for whlul teachers will receive pay; How ever It-school Is in session on thi Tuesday following Christmas thai December^!; will be counted as < BChool holiday, and teachers wll receive pay. ' . : / Mr.'INordf states', "lurther ' tba January, 1 la not a school holiday but that; schools are-not permlttot to be In' session on that day's* 1 is alegaTholVday'iunder the gera. erftl statute, but is not a'schoo holiday. ; In rdgard Oo selection'day ot November17 he.says that it was'i legal-school holiday.; for Whlct teachers 'shouldreceive.: pay Thonlroolvinir Hew wne nlea n gal School 'holiday for which thej should receive "jay;. Emipaher'Jury t^Ti^vVice, President of|Sutton 'Bank CHAKLESTON.;Dec^l2?A.Jurj ni Impaneled lodajr In the United 3tates' District Court lot trial ol aomer Dean on charges ot tram n connection with, the affairs ot th' First.tNatlonaJ;; Bank ot -Sutton Seventeen counts alleging.fraudjli li;4 whUe .De?n was the vlpo-p'reei A P rtl I ti Allies Considered* Qyat Britain^ had] definitely dc. - W??Hn?ton n- > T ?? r? > >' uBUuhBW llfttiUU UU l HI I. UUUU 1 I I . *' ' Fuller, 45, an employe of a, local I) traction company, Is/imMilgm^^H condition- at u local hospital, a ; result of gun shot wound?, infllct[ ed, officials'say, l)y or Ilodofor of Shadyslde, whjra yf the couplo lived, arrested the wo' man and has informed 1 from her husband after ho attackI ed '-h'^v-proctpadl-, a Shotgun and