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Connellfville's Biggest and Best Newspaper. Sworn Average Diily Circulation Last Week, 6,533 OL. 16, NO. 86. CONNELLSVILLE, PA., WEDNESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 20, 1918. EIGHT PAGES. ACCEPTANCE OF PEACE AND CONTINUE RUSSIAN ADVANCE pened Hostilities Unpopular With'the Teutonic Common People. )UGHT PEACE AT HAND rk of Tra Xneliliaan In Reichstag Ifeitfev tbe Hu.s Intend to Glie · S1»TS a Severe lesson, One That U Stre«gtbe» Fi-nct SegvtUtioms. By Associated Press. }«rmany has not yet replied to Solsheviki offer to accept an end peace. Her armies having oc- d Dvisnsk and Lutsk continue the .Ion ol Great Russia on a front we than 400 miles from the Gulf tga to Lutsk. naced by the power of German irism the Bolshevik! government spared for warfare, and its lurm- artly demobilized, agreed to ac- the hard terms refused but a lays ago at Brest-Litovsk. is uncertain whether the back- on the part o£ Russia will halt snward march of the Germans may intend the capture of a great of Russia,' torn as it is by inter- trite. L1NDLEY IS GIVEN HEARING ON MURDER "TEENAGERS" ARE TO BE IN SESSION HERE TOMORROW, Hundreds Will Attend All-Day | Conference in Methodist Churches. CHARGE AND HELD PROMINENT MEN TO SPEAK 0»e Witness Called in Case ol* AHcgu4; Slayer of ^ra»k A. Burkey Here, j Talks Will Also bo In December. j Frank .M. Lindley, former Connells-! ville" lumber operator, was given hearing in Uniontown yesterday be( fore Justice ol tbe Peace John C. Rcis- ingfer and on charge of muid«r of his former partner, Prank. A. the latter's office in the Second by Workers of tbe Conntr Association, and Patriotic Fu»tures and Wheat-less und Meatless Menus Are Proiidcd. OF CHJ.KF STUDY l'tt Special to The Courier. MOUNT PLtlASA t^'T, Feb. 20. Tho great grandson ot Chief Complanter, one o ' the best Itnov.'.! Indian chief of bis time and the chief of the only tribe of Indian 1 ; that ever had a reservation, in the state of Pennsylvania, ib here looking for a position KO that he may study the mining game at closer range. He is known, as Jacobs, and is a typical Indian, He carries with him Cornplanter'a original deed to the site where Oil City now stands. COALOUTPUTGA1 IFOR YEAR 1917 Increase in l/ocal District -Nearly Half a. Million Tons. Older hoys and girls of the Sunday Burkey in schools o£ Fayotte county, generally ,,.,, ., ,, -econd N a - ' k n o w n among the workers as. ·"tern tional bank building In December and , a ^rs, · will gather in Connellsville to- held for court without bail. TMTM» 'T. ^^^^^^^ held for co One witness, A. U Scbweibinz, associate of Burkey, was called. He told ol the condition of the office the night before the murder and the evidence of a struggle the next morning. The district attorney said he did not care to introduce any other (this time. evidence at SANITY QUESTIONED Case of Former Local Engineer Before I/nn»c.T Commission. Toe Maryland State Lunacy Commission, sat yesterday ia the case of mt ?' . I John TV. Coughenour, a tormcr well agreeing to a German peace the Baltimore Ohio railroad en- ,eviki protest against the »vas-l^ nee indlcted ror the mmAa of his Russia^army units^ HaveJ«n| wlfe in Cumber iand. The commission ._.,,, ,,,,, ^ determine whether Coughenour decide wheth- nght mind at the time if the murder. Should the state decide to prosecute the cnarge it can do ·ed to propose to the invading an troops that they refrain from, ng. Should the Germans decline. I lsr sane now but inssian are to offer resistance. - er -man and Austrian newspapers .tanned over the renewal of the an war/against Russia which ap- itly is not popular with the peo- '. the two countries, especially the j ·ians. Vienna papers say Aus-tria " 10 cause to make war on Russia he Soqialist organs there call on I government to announce that j ? lilies with Russia are over. They " QOthing, however, against the' ° an terms to Russia which m - j e the surrender ot Poland. Lithu-| '] Riga and Moon Island, and the ent of a tribute of four billion rs. js follnd n o . thecomm i ss ior, he imd under mm ^ acKS ne WO uld do c t n o r "' , ted s ' l r « tr , bu , atlons ranglng «'· * h . ^ sa i d , wnen his w j £ e ro . " maA u « ' · to move to Ba I when he was transferred to a new a j run on the Baltimore Ohio railroad. I For his love and protection, the pris- hough unite prepared to advance · °TM «c la ,med. "i got only ingrati- ^^i^^:^'^^^^^ -.-r on the Western: front. Activity! cision * ne * atter P rt e BrUisli and French fronts has' Coughenour is known among local 'confined almost wholly to avtil- »»"»! »?-.jTM« «' ° M t l m e a bombardments. the Methodist Protestant church, he- gmmng at 9 o'clock. The program follows: MORNING (JOINT SESSION.) For older boys and older girls, pastors, superintendents and adult workers. Chairman, Rev. A. F. Hanes, South Brownsville. 9.00 Regibtration. 9.30 Praise In son p. JM5 Conference Thought. A Challenge It- A. Walto; P. G Orwlg; 10.00 Doing 1 our "BesL" Through tJie Or^n.nlsed Cln.»3 (a) What Is An Organized Class? Demonstrutton in charge of Orwip, (b) Two Five Minute Talks on Loyalty. (a) To the Class aod Teacher. (b) To Lhe School and Church. 11.00 Boya and Oirls aoparaLe for discussion. SESSION. For Older Boys and Older Girls only, pnly registered delegates, 16 to 22 years of aged, admitted. Separate sessions for Older Boys and Girls, OLDER BOVS SECTION. Chairman Robert Schell, ConneltS- viile. 1.45 Praise in Song. 2 00 Afternoon Thougbt. A Challenge P. G. O r w i f f 2.15 A War Time Prosrura for the Organized Cl»ss. (a) Helping L'ncle Sam Reuben Marshall, So. Brownsvillf ( b ) Th? PucU«-t Testament I-.ea- ffue Itay Feathers. SraiLhfield (c) Bim-Wac. Guarding ' th« Home IntereTls Robert Schell, Connellsvillo 2.40 Tho Washington C o u n t y Older Boys Council - · · · Harold P. Post. WafliinRton. To- Continued on Page Two. NO. 5 BOARD IS TO SEND 29 MEN TO CAMP LEE, VI Orders Are Received After Telegram of Inquiry Is Sent to Headquarters. WILL REPORT AT ARMORY Roll Call TTill Be Held There at 10 O'clock in thc Jlorning; Train Arrives at Baltimore . Ohio Station Bt 6:80; _\o. 2 BJiard to Send 32. COKE INCREASES ALSO SAM INKS WANTS MILK COCOA AND SUGAR, AND WOULDN'T MIND CIGARS Will Be Jlade of Remainder of Class 1 aud \ontlis Becoming 21. Report of Jtino Inspector P. ,1. Walsh Shows That During the Tear Six- ·unellSYillc Jfoy )n Engineers To of Some Meeds in letter to Ills Mother. , x - ,,. ,, ,, , , .... Mr - ^d Mra ·'· L. Inks, of Jeffer- tecn Hew Jhnos W i-rc Opened M hiJe son gtreeU uai e recelved thrcc lcuc , s Three Were Abandoned; Statifiticb.', from their son. Sain. M. ink-s, u h o is jWitb. the 20lh Baginee-s m Prance, all Speeding up or the coal i n d u s t i y ' arrrvin 6 Saturday. One was written BORDER MAY COME SOON durmg the year 3917 for war pn: on December 11, another on January poses and the general impetus given j 1S and t h c ^"d on January 19. Inks it by the abnormal demand tor fuel ' says ne is wel ' an1 is "learning some- resulted in an incieaso over 191G in production of coal in the Ninth bl- thing new every day.' 1 Sam says tbe engineers are getting Instructions Are to Be in Hands of J,orai Boards by April 15, Vafbing- ton Dispatch Siiys; Xet-d of Troops Over There Believed to Be Great. tlminous district of nearly half a mil- down to rea' work and that the fel- lion tons of coal and a fair Increase in , l o w s are doing Iheir besL He does the production of coke, according to | nDt te " niuch abouL the operations of the annual report of Mine Inspector | Lhe engineers as he says the censors P. J. Walsh, made public today. Figures show that during 1917 there were produced 7,387.825 tons of coal as a compared with 6,571,503 tons in 1516 a gain at 516,266 tons. The 1917 production of cDke was 3,052,727 uns while in 1916 the loia.1 was 3,037,358 mea over tllcr e tons, a gaan last year of 44,739 tons. The activity in the industry is evi- are to strict to allow anything to go through. One request lie makes is for cocoa and canned milk, also for a little sugar. He says that helmets and sweaters are be-ing suppl.pfl to the they do not nced them. In a letter January 18 he asks for ·written pair Local Board for District Xo. 5 will send 29 men to Camp Lee Saturday evening as its quota o£ draftees. Orders to send the men were received yesterday afternoon, and th^ number placed at 2S. One more man, Frank B. .Spaw. of Chalk Hill was addod to tbe list as he had been, called to go with the men leaving February 12 but was held over. "Wliea the orders to set the contingents to be entrained Saturday were bent out by thc war department, the No. 5 board received notice, A telegram was scat into headquarters on Sunday inquiring about the shipment of men and asking if the No. 5 district I dcnced by the fact that there were woolen gloves. They were evidently ' opened 16 mines which come under the I given to him after he bad mailed tec supervision of lhe bureau of mines. I letter for another was written on the 'These are plantr. in which 10 or more next day and he said it w o u l d not bo necessary to E«jid tho gloves as be had received .1 pair. Sam says he wouldn't mind some cigars. The youn-g engineer asks that the mails be supplied with letters for him men are employed , honing, Rist and Three mines, Ma- Tip Top, were run out of Connellsville. GAVE LIFE FOR OTHERS ;IACK DISPLEASED WITH KEOI'KXED XDOX. Feb.-20.--Germany's-new] Somerset Co7H»«nder is -igalnst Russ'a apparently is not Killed Saying His Comrades. in RUMORS CONFLICTING One Sars Company J) Hill Co to Cet- l.VHljurij, Another to France. Various rumors are reaching the I city of a contemplated movement of } the 310th regiment from Camp Hani cock. One is that all Pennsylvania troops are to be transferred to_Gettysburg in order to complete then training in a climate to which they ar wiht the German or Austrian I Accompanied by Lieutenant Com-! are more accustomed and which, is e, according to comments in theimander Carl F. Smith and wife, thc j much less enervating than the sprint of the two countries., When the} body of Lieutenant Commander Robert' · -Lttovsk negotiations' closed all [ O. Baush. arrived at Somerset Sunday -n Germany -was of peace. The · evening and was removed to the .( children were given a holiday, j Baush home, from -where funeral ser- joy bells rung. The public ap-i vices were held yesterday afternoon, itly did not discriminate between [ with Rev. I. Hess Wagner of the Sotn- i with the Ukriane and vita j erset Lutheran church, officiating. Russia,' but acclaimed it ·al peace with Russia. The Hos a While the exact details ot the acci- ' dent can not be disclosed owing to a Zeitung emphasizes this point severe naval censorship it would suf- .·ants an explanation of who was ] ftce to say that the death of Lieuten- nsible for this disappointn^nO ant Baush occurred during a ma'neu- 3oclal Vorwaerts takes tbe siimeiver when the Somerset boy, seeing that ind says: -- j two enlisted, men, recently in the navy, i« more we meddle in Russian at- and placed under his command, would the more we get away from be killed if they remained in the posi- "WTiat must he done is to stick 3 defense of our own soil and to peace wherever possible with- nneiation or forcible amputa- r SKE 'CHAT ORDER ·RKTAUS, SATS KUEHIMANX STEHBAM. Feb. 20.--"We cau nger believe in the pacific iaten- of Russia and must see that and order prevail in the occu- ·egions of the adjoining country," on Kuenlmann. the German for-! i and summer seasons in their present location. Another story is to the effect that the regiment will be vci-y shortly moved to a concentration camp 0:1 the seacoast to await embarkation for France, it being estimated that this will occur within die next month or possibly earlier. Some of the members recently home on furlough say that it may be two months or longer before any change is made in locatio'h of the regiment. tidn they were in, jumped in front of the men and pushed them both out of j danger, Baush suffered a tall which caused his death. ronrOtinotc Speakers 1V31I Talk Threo Sights This Week. A schedule of four-minute speeches has been drawn up for the remainder oj tte week, and the speakers assigned to the four local theatres. For tonight Attorneys. R. Goldsmith ROCK ON TRACKS Stick of Dynamite Cscd t Jicmove Obstacle From I. C. V. Malls. The morning train down the Indian 1 Creek valley was held up for about 20 minutes this morning by a large rock which had fallen across the tracks. The earth along the mountainside had been loosened by last night's ram and the rock had fallen over the rails just about two miles from the Indian Creek station. The train was backed up the mountain to a section shed where a stick of was secured. The rock was bad overlooked. The reply came minister, declared in addressing will appear at the Arcade with S. P., btolTO from tbe ^ n eichstag main committee yester- "-- " ' " " "--"· -· ' The foreign minister said he 1 Germany's new war with Rus- ··ould strengthen the, inclination ace at Petrograd. "Even today,' Ashe at the Paramount B. B. Smith at the Orpheum and Attorney H. George May at the Soisson., Tomorrow night Attorney Goldsmith will speak at the Orpheum, Aided "~wVare"ready to conclude a j tome? John DuEgan. Jr., at thc Para- which corresponds with our in-! mount, Attorney F. E. Younkin at the Soisson and Attorney May at the Arcade. There wilt be no Conr minute talks on Friday night but on Saturday At- ES BEADY FOR BIG Pl ; SH OX TVEST .SHINGTONY Feb. 20.--After ex- 'e preparation, silently and sys- Ically carried on, it is apparent ^oth the Germans and the allies eady for the long expected of- 'e In the west. Secretary Baker today in his review of military tions for the week ending Feb- 16. MER PORTER TO WED tomey Duggan will speak at the Soisson theatre, S. P. Ashe at the Arcade. B. B. Smith at the Pa'ramount an:l Attorney J. Kirk. Renner at tbe Orpheum. along the valley were covered with mud from the hills but the tram was not held up by it. INJURIES FATAL Man Struck by Auto ivt Trotter Dies iii Hospital. Injuries suffered Sunday when run down by an automobile on the Trotter road, resulted in. the death of John Karmerzzack, 60 years old, of Conti- nential No. 3, yesterday afternoon at i 1:15 o'clock at the Cottage State hos- j Eighth nstr(1 « t pital. He received several fractured ribs and a bad laceration of the face. yesterday, ordering 2S men to be sent to camp. The draftees will report at the armory Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. After thc roll call the men will be dls- ·mlssed-until in thc afternoon and tton they will again be called together For the march to the station. Tho special train carrying the draftees is due here at 6:30 o'clock. No. 2 board is sending 32 men to camp. Preparations are being made for a demonstration for the draftees when they leave. It Is likply that the men will be escorted to the station by a band and other organizations. A record breaking crowd is expected to turn out at the station. It is not known when the nejtt and last hatch of the first quota will be called. No. 5 board still has seven per cent to send. It is thought that another nagro contingent will be shipped on tbe next call. Some reports are that the next shirraicnt w i l l bo made on 'Wednesday, although neither boards have yet received orders to that effort. The following men will make np the No. 5 contingent: Albert Williams. Mill Run. Clcorge Curtis Moyer, Dunbar. Peter Francis Hoey, Leisenring No. 1. Frederick C. Mason. Pittsbnrg. Marshal Snyder, "White. Bert Stewart Means, Fayettc City. Absolom Steyer, NbrmaH-illc, G.-.etano Minillo, Adelaide. JiiBcph Moore, Conneilsvillc. Koatus Baehekostas, Vandc-rbilt. Andrew Hustosky, Dunbar. R. D. 32, James Robert Harper, Dunbar. Mirtin V. Mclntyrc, Leisenring. Joseph Tinkey, Chatnpiono. George Calvin Stewart, Ohiopylc. James Harden, Dunbar, TL D. 32. John Francis Boylen, Adelaide. Albert Joseph Sharp, Elliottsvilie. Goorge Legnosky, Hadley Israel Nelson Lyons, Dunbar. James T. Bell, Dunbar, R. D. 32. Lester Barricklow, VanderhilL Frank B. Spaw, Chalk Hill. John D. Leighty. Dunbar. R. D. 32. James R. Brlcker, Dunbar. George Strickler, Jr., Vandcrbilt. Emery Lewis Pratt, Dickereon Run. "William Meegan, Leisenring. Frank Louis Hartley, Adelaide. abandoned. There Is no roen.ns o? ascertaining how many smaller mines were opened and reopened as these do not come under tbe jurisdiction of the mine inspector. "Washington No 2 of the "Washington Coal Coke company leaped into the lead m production, beating the .\Iagee mine of t the "Westmoreland Coal company, which ha? 'stood highest for years. The Indian Creek Valley was in the WASHINGTON. Feb. 20.--The draft of the second increment of 500,000 men to thc National Army will be initiated on or about May 1, 'according to an order awaiting the signature of Secretary of "War Baker. Under the tentative plan the government will begm, on May 1 calling to thc training camps each week, approximately 10,000 men of Clas One of the body of registrants as recently classified. The men thus called to the colors will supplant an. equal number of men of the National Army and National Guard who will have completed preliminary training in this country and will bo ready [or transportation to France. As transport capacity increases and an increasingly larger number of men is dispatched abroad from the training camps, weekly dealt of men from Clasp One will be increased. Unusual significance attaches to the fact that 1*10 administration has decided to begin drafting the second in- live this clnnate for a cerlainry is changeabie. I slight cold but otherwise while, it have a am all were but three more fatal accidents than in 1916. Two of these were out- Continued on Paaa T/wn. TWO PATIENTS ADMITTED. REACHES FLOOD STAGE TODS* River Climbs to liSO Fe( . t JMeLaushlln. Karmeraack was on^ his w».i, M i TT.I, =,,.,,,,. i way to Trotter to visit his daughter, The car was driven by a man named Highest This Season. The YoHgh river' reached the high! water mark of the winter this morn-, | ing when the water climbed to the ancement "Made of Coming Mar- 12.50 mark. The highest that had! rUse to Xiss Grmte Jones. | been recorded previously, when the s Grace Jones has tendered her lice was going'out was 11.20 feet. lation as a nurse at the Cottage i The heavy rain last night caused hospital and Miss Minnie Grouse ' the water to rise rapidly and at noon uth Connellsville. has been en- j today the river was still rising. Very temporarily until a successor to , little ice, and not much other, debris Jones is chosen. The resigna- j is being carried down the river. of MUs Jones took effect last y. : marriage of M"iss Jones and Rl- i I when he met with the accident. The body was removed to Funeral Director J. L. Stader's parlors aud prepared for burial. Coroner S. H. Baum, of Uniontown, was notified of the accident. Mrs. Taken to Hospital. . J. Boyer of Mount Pleasant Retains to Camp. Monroe Marietta of the 110th. regi- Porter one oi the best knorra ] ment left for Canrp Hancock this c men. of Connellsville, will be | morning after spending a ten day fur- I lough here.' Marietta was accompani- Undergoes Operation at Hospital. Mrs. Alva Cochran of North Eighth Ambrus Koos of was admitted for street, West Side, underwent an operation this morning at the Cottage State hospital. Thompson No. medical treatment. "W. A. Beaver ana "William L. Cooper the latter of Confluence, were discharged 'rom tbe hospital. , I VETERAN IS 82 of John Ounham (.V Ills Innlversary. The observance of the S2nd birthday anniversary of John Dunham took place at his residence in East Crawford avenue yesterday afternoon. There were 14 comrades of the \Vji- liara Kurtz Post, No. 10-1, Grand Army of the Republic, present. The pa-ny was opened by singing "America," and prayer by Rev Wilbur Nelson of the First Baptist church of which Mr. Dunham is a member. J. G. Hicks sang a solo, "My Mother's Dream." Several of the comrades made short talks and Comrade C H. Whiteley and Miss Lrene Ufford gave readings. Rev. XcUon, Rev. W. H. Gladden, J. J. Barnbart, K Dunn aud W H Shaw made short speeches. After several selections on the talk- iiig_Tnachine J J,unch, was served. Those sen-ing were Mrs. Edna Miller. Mrs. Mary Shearing, Mrs. James Lifforti, Mrs. Frank Miller, Miss Irene Lifford, Mrs. Thelma B. Shelling. WATER OFF TWO HOURS Break at Ftunping Station Necessitates ShutdoTm for a Timo. The. water in Connellsville was off for a short tinre before noon today when the lead caulking in tie 15-inch mam near the pumping station blew out. Repairs were quickly made and full pressure turned on within two hours. There was no notice that thc water would be turned oft, thc break being one of a kind that d-emanded thc immediate shutting out of the water. Water from McCoy reservoir was turned into the mains. as a letter from home ovir thpre s · crenicni of the National Army m May. ·'like a tonic to s. sick man " "I'm often Secretary Baker recently said that no on nettles to bear from home" he date f o r ca! " n s more dra£ * ed men was Tvrjtes. 'mdcr consideration and that the "I read in a paper about snow." drattin 5 of Bother increment depend- writcs Inks. "You should be here and i e i/ 1 " 1 ^ 6 ^ u ^ on _ Qe1 ^ e opments abroa . It is inferred, therefore, that thc administration has about given up hope o: peace this spring and is preparing for another vear or more of warfare.' It also is inferred that the developments abroad have emphasized the sf-nous need of American troops as fast as they can bo mustered and named As soon as Secretary Baker gives vhe order -us approval it will be transmitted to General Crowder who will supenrtend the second draft. Directions for assembling, conccn- _ | trating and forwarding the men of the So Trace Has Been Found of Charles I second draft to the army camps will Eosr Who Ban Away. i be forwarded to the 4,500 local selc-c- In the hope of learning of t h P ' ' l e sen-ice boards in the United whereabouts of Milfred C. Rose who i States ao ' ater thai April 15, it is re- disappeared from the liome of his par- j Ported Tbe actual work of preparing enis, Mr. and -Mrs. Charles Rose of ' " ' " -- - - - tors m production, sii mines having n B ht There ?rc a Rood many hara- a total output of nearly 114.000 tons. | snips to overcome, but this l i f e and i j With all the increased activity there are getting better acquainted even" hour." ! Inks requests that his friends to! drop him a. few lines and sends his I regards to tho "office." BOY STILL RIISSING Rogers Mill on Sunday. February 10, Henry Porterfield, a neighbor of the family came to town yesterday and Interviewed Miis Lila Basinger, witi whom the young man had been keeping company. Miss Basinger, Mr. Porterfield said, declared she knew nothing of Rose and had not seen him since the day he left home. Bridge where he and others were watching the tee gorge. The n:other is much worried over the boy's absence. This was his second disappearance. The other time the police caught him the same day he teft. OBJECTION RAISED To Deferrrd CInsificatioii for Rail- UnilroaU Mi i n as Class. By Associated Prosa WASHINGTON. Feb. 20.--Deferred draft classic cations for railroad em- ployes ifo under consideration between the "war department and the railroad administration it became known today. The war department objects to giving special consideration to railway employes as a class, insisting that the case of each man should be considered individually as to wheLher he is indispensable. who has been m poor health for some time past, was p.dimtted to the Presbyterian hospital, Pittsburg, Sunday j i s the noon weather forecast for Wegt- for an operation. Mrs. Boyer ia a sis- Snow flurries tonight and Thurs- 1 day; colder tonight with a cold wave, BAND CONCERT IN APRIL Conndlsrille Military IVill Presents Another Fine Program. The Connellsville stiiltary band .s btgh school been secured for thc occasion. The soloists and other features of the annual event will be announces lati. ARMVESJK_ENGLAND TV. J. Flynn. of the Tfest Side. Is With Second AmmnniUon Train. Mr. and Mrs Thomas Plynn. of North Third street, West Side, have received a brief letter from their son, W. J. Plynn, saying that he has arrived safely in England. The letter was received- here Satorday. Plynn enlisted last May with the United Stales army and went" into training at Douglas, Ariz. Prom there he was sent to Port Oglethorpc, Ga., and later was transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. He enlisted as a for the new draft, officials have been informed, may possibly be instituted a week or two earlier than that Men for the second draft will be selected from a'class or registrants ag- gregatulg approximately 2,500,000 men, including 1,500,000 now in Class One of the revised classification, and 1,000,000 who will become 21 years of age during the year endag June 5. 1918. Draft officiala do not expect ill be necessary to invarle the purpose of filling the ·ement. Before the second draft actually begins Congress is expected to enacr tbe pending bill providing for the registration of young men who have become 21 years of age. and thereby eligible for service, sincp June 5, 1917, the date of the first draft. The military affairs committee plans to press this legislation as soon as the railroad bill is out of the way in the Senate, which probably will be late this week or early next week at the latest. mechanic and is with munition Wagon Train. the 2nd Am- BRIDGE HEARING FINISH Span Over Tough Kivcr and P. L. E. at Dnwson Abont Completed. The National Construction company of Pittsburg which has the contract of raising and extending thc Dawson bridge has been badly hampered by the weather which has held the work back that should have been completed by the first of January. The work, or a certain part of it has been hold up by an injunction which was served against the company by J. F. Black Thc span which crosses the railroad is 163 feet long and las been trussed up off the temporary false work. ' The riveting will be completed in a few days. The floor is being laid as fast as the nveting is done. The railing has all been put In place, and yesterday xhe work of laying the brick on the viaduct was started. Xhcre is a filling of dry sand and cement first put down and the brick arc being laid on it. James Moon, the superintendent, has an air compressor on the job and thc riveting is all done by air. He says Ralph is nursing a =ore arm, wl th thiec- weeks of good weather he -e-a "Eliot' and ^acciDated all in the, can complete the contract. The corn- same day. | pletiono .of this work will eliminate I one' of the most dangerous crossings GLOTl'KLTTS KEITHS. I in t h l l i P art of tbe county, with the -- . 'possible exception of tbe Baltimore making prepartions to hold it anual ' Fornlor frftcal Resident SeiK Store at Ohio crossing on Bridge street Daw- concert some time in April. . Ifqitinirton, IV. "Va. son. I The lugh school a,, t litonum bar, ' ,, A . G , oUeUy na ' s sold his mercan . tile business at Huntingion, W. Va., Home From Hospital ar.d retursetl to Coimell^.lle. Ac- Miss Mary Cuneo, who underwent an compamed by Mrs. Glotfelty be arrived opetatimi at thc Mercy hospital, Pitts- NOT YET ASSIGNED Boys of Last Draft at Camp Lee ATrait- ing Places. A card received by Charles B. McCormick of The Courier from Ralph F. Sliger, a member of th* last contingent of draftees sent to Cairp Lrec, states that tae late arrivals h a \ e not yet been assi^n^d to their permanent places, they having been moved twice already. Trey are being kept busy, however: hare plenty to eat and plenty of warm beclclolhing these cool nights. ter of Mrs. M. J. Heed of Juniata. ent of the near future- Mr. Por. a son of Mrs, J. R. Porter, of 3reen street, and is In the insnr- husineaa. ed to camp by Prank Cuneo, who will visit his son, John Cuneo, a member ol the 110th regiment hospital corps. Passover Dread Exccptcd. The Food Administration has exempted breads used in religious rites from the regulations requiring the use of wheat substitute in the making. ern Pennsylvania. Tumpcratnre Record. 1018 1317 SFaximum 65 60 Minimum 32 -12 . . · Off to Visit Camp. | I*m Cuneo and sou, A. "L. Cuneo, left | thss morning for Augusta, Ga., to visit 1 John B. Cuneo who is a member of yesterday afternoon. They are guests burg , has retmn e d ' to her hom ;. at tbe home of C. W. Bctler on the is ttl , Soutn Side. Mrs Glotfelty only - b cently was able to go about crutches following an accident while j the re- j on j Mean 49 51 Homo on Fnrlongh. 1 the 110th Regiment hospital corps. ! bathing in the nvor in which she S. A. Bailey, who is in the aviation ' Before returning home they will visit j broke a bone in her ankle. ' service, stationed at Fort Slocum, K. The Yough river rose during the Camp Gordon, Atlanta, Ga,, and at night from 4.80 feet to 12.50 feet. ' Southern Pines, N. C. It is probable Mr. Glotfeity will re- j Y., arrived home this morning for a engage m business hene. ' brief furlough.

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