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CHA9. M. H EACH AH
Catered at the Hopkinsville Poet
ufikfl M Seceod Claw Mall Matter.
Established as Hopkinsville Conaer
native In 18G6. Succeeded by Hop
kiMville Democrat 1876. Published
M the South Kontuckian 1879 to 1889.
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FOR STATE SENATOR
J. B. Jackson.
FOR COUNTY JUDGE
J. B. Allensworth.
Ira D. Smith.
Thos. C. Jones. ,
Edward H. Major.
R. C. Hopson.
FOR SUPT. SCHOOLS
L. E. Foster.
G. W. Lovan.
We are authorized to announce
JOHN W. RICHARDS
as a candidate for City Commissioner
in the non-partisan primary election
October 20, 1917.
(Prices at Retail)
Eggs per dozen 35c
Butter per pound .40c
Breakfast bacon, pound .50c
Bacon, extras, pound 271c
Country hams, large, pound 30c
Country ham?, small, pound. ...321c
Lard, pure leaf, pound 30.'
Lard, 50 lb. tins $12.25
Lard, compound, pound 23c
Cabbage, per pound 05c
Irish potatoes 50c per peck
Imnn?, per dozen 50c
Cheese, cream, psr lb ..35c
Suga-, 100 pounds $8.75
F our,'2Mb sack $1.77
Cornmeal, bushel... $2.45
Oranges, per dozen 30o ta 50c
Cooking Apples per peck 50c
Onions' per pound 05c
Navy bean?, pound 20c
Black-eyed peas " 17Jc
Spring Chickens pound 30c
Samson went at a rapid jiace after
he cot that rate on him.
And Heroes Are So Few.
Often the boy vvlio needs n hero to
follow Is the one who may be the
worst fellow In the community If the
need be not supplied. For n boy must
hnve his hero. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
IS THE DATE
Sells-Floto Circus toJGive Two
fcfftTk4f DtMfibtil A Torivft)
RsKevecl by BUck-DrMgk.
Rossvillc, Ga. Mrs. Kale Lac Abie, ot
llila place, writes: "My husband fc an
engineer, and once while lie in.
hired himself with a piece cf heavy ma
chtnery, across the abdomen He was
so sore n c cotua not near to wess m
HONESTY THE &EST POLICY
to ThmwM .Thrifhr ImMvMml
In the "Loet and Fouiwl" column
ef certain newspapers there appeared j
an advertisement which read as fol-'
lows: "Found A gcntlemaa's gold
Watch ; picked up on the evening of
the 10th in?t, in the Strand. Owner
himself at a!h-on chest or aWwwn. He 0811 hftVC Bamc b? Pay"g expenses of J
advertising, irom sanuy jhcxm&b,
Swindlcm street, London, B. Q."
Pooplo who read tho advertisement J
V1UWUU II US ft BiriKlIlg UiHIIlJIlU Ol
the upward trend of commercial
morality in Ihcso days, and in a lit
tie office-' at 21 Swindlcm street sat
Sandy McTJab glowing with con
scious virtue, says a .London news
letter. To him presently was
ushered Jfr. Thomson.
"Veil," said Sandy, "vat can I do
"I I havo called' 6aid Mr.
Thomson, "with respect to my
"Ah, yon hafr-eh?" (Experts
agree that the Scottish accent is
most difficult to eradicate.) "Veil,
hero vas the vatch, and dcro vas 30
shillings to pay for advertisements."
Mr. Thomson's face grew longer,
but he produced the 30 shillings and
bore off the watch.
And when ho Kad gone Sandy took
Another gold watch from his drawer
'and waited for the next Mr. Thom
son. "Ah," he mused, "dis vatch
finding vas good business."
THEN WENT ON
Among thf many monuments to General Sherman, the one strut
tad in Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, it a moat unique, compelling de
eiffn The very eharMier of its arthfteahre seems to emphaeta the
faithful knd honorable spirit of this old wsrrior.
weighed 1G5 lbs., and fell off MtttH he
weighed 110 lbs., In two weeks.
He became constipated awl It KmM
like he would die. We had three different
doctors, yet with all their medicine, his
bowels foiled to act. He wold turn up
a ten-cent bottle of castor oil. and drink
It two or three days in succession. Jfe
did this yet without result. We became
desperate, he suffered so. He was swol
len terribly.- He told me his suffering
could only be described as torture.
I sent and bought Thedford's Blaek-
Draughf. I made him lake a.blar dose.
and when it began to act he" fainted, he
was in such misery, but he gotrellef and
began to mend at once. He got well.
and we both feel he owes his lite to
Thedford's Black-Draught will hefa vou
lo keep fit, ready for the day's work, j
Try It I NC-131
Smithson Water delivered Tues
days and Saturdays. Phone 633 1.
Liberia, the negro republic,
declared war on Germany.
The Food Control Bill is now a law
and it is up to Mr. Hoover to get
In a contest between 16 candidates,
S. B. Gott won for jailer of McCrack
en county by 15 votes. -
The first detachment of 150 women
sailors at Petrograd is forming, pre
.paratory to going to the Murman
Senator Wadsworth, of New York,
introduced a bill providing that news
papers, magazines and periodicals
may be sent to the Sammies in France
free of postage.
Lieut. Col. E. B. Bassett is in
charge of the military forces at Clay,
Ky., and one of his first moves was
to inaugurate a curfew order requir
ing the whole town to "turn in" at
9:30 a. m.
The Kentucky brigade is now at
more than war strength, has been
announced at headquarters. The ex
cess will be organized into motorcy
cle and armored car companies if au
thority is given by the War Department.
The boyhood home of Eugene Field,
the poet, in New Fane, Vt., was
burned Wednesday. The house was
built by Field's grandfather, Gen.
Martin Field, and was one of the
landmarks of that locality.
A. man with his heart on hiss ricrht
side was discovered at South Bend, ' with daring feats and amusing them
Ind., during the physical examinations with comedy feats no less daring but
of men for the selective draft. He is bound to win laughter. No ono act or
Fred Mummoy, of River Park. De-1 set of acts is termed a feature, but all
splto the abnormal position of tho 'are what is known as feature acts.
organ, it was pronounced normal by
'I'll tell you the reason that any
one of my three herds of elephants is
the most intelligent bunch o' beasts
in this whole menagerie, which in
cludes about every known animal but
the populist," said tlfe boss, animal
man of the Sells-Floto circus, coming
to Hopkinsvilie Sunday to exhibit Mon
day, Aug. 13. "The elephant has five
toes like a man, that's why. Look at
those ostriches over there. You know
they are the prize 'hobody home'
creatures of the universe, dpjit't you?
Want to know why? Well, they've
only got two toes. Of course,
my theory doesn't apply lo the hoofed
animals, but they are all - babes in
arms when compared to elephants in
the matter o' widom."
it 10:30 a. m. the great street pa
rade, with its five bands and five cal
liopes, a parade that the circus men
say has more of novelty and interest
in each section than has been contain
ed in the entire pageant of the big
show before, will start on its glitter
ing way thru down town thorough
fares. ;Two of the bands will journey
in gold and silver bandwagons, two
will sit astride the proudest of Sells-
Floto horses, and the fifth, a large
clown band will ride on cunning bur
ros. A mounted corps of pretty girl
buglers will attract the eye and stir
the blood with martial fanfares, while
tableau wagons and allegorical cars
will be further distinguished by their
loads of personal femininity, it is an
nounced. Of course, there will be
the cages of wild beasts in which will
sit petite women trainers, and the
clowns, the cavaliers and ladies, the
huge hippo and the.herds of elephants
and camels. And throughout the long
pigeant, says tho announcements,
will be novelties galore.
The performances will be given at
2 p. m. and 8 p. m., and reserve seals
may had all day at Anderson-Fowler's
drug store at the same prices that will
bo charged at the ticket wagons on
the show grounds.
Tho big show will alternate thrills
with laughter this year, and big Rus
sian, Japanese, Chinese, "Arabian and
southern Eurepean troupes will vie
with American artists of air, rings and
stage in electrifying tho audiences
Good Morning. Have
You Seen The Courier?
Evansville's Best paper.
House For Rent.
A 7-room cottage for rent at 104
West 17th sirect. Newly painted,
gas, electric lights, city water and
city sewerage. Garden and fine fruit
trees. Rent $200. Possession at once.
CHAS. M. MEACHAM.
Fine thoroughbred Plymouth, Rock
cock at $1. Phone 91.
We believe in being
faithful to a trust.
We believe in being
honorable in our
dealings. We do a
work at a reasona
McCLAID & ARMSTRONG
509 N. Main St., Hopkinsville, Ky.
100, at this office.
for sale at 20c per
rUK bALh K libber tire surrey
land harness. Good family horse. .
Price right. Ring 521.
WANTED Bell boys UniKporters
(colored), Plaza Hotel, Danville, 111.
Answer at once. Those not subject
to conscription preferred.
FOR SALE-$1.10 to $1.35
If you wish to buy or build
a home in town we can help
you. ur, it you wish hnancial
assistance on farm lands you
should see us. Terms easy.
WALTER KELLY & CO."
R. T. JETT, D. V. M.
7th and Railroad Sts.
Cowherd & Altscheler Sale Barn.'
Phone 19. Hopkinsville, Ky.
the physicians and Mummey passed ' fEvcrv Woman WWs
the examination with flvinfr color. I VCry noman "antB
the examination with flying colors.
Mrs. R. W. Bingham in her will
left $5,000,000 to her husband, mak
ing him Kentucky's richest man. Her
estate is $60,000,000 and the inherit
anco tax to be collected by Kentucky
will bo between $2,000,000 and $3,-,
000,000, depending entirely on how
much of tho vast estate is bequeathed
to Mrs. Louise Wise Lewis, favorite ,
niece or Mrs. Bingham. The inheri
wnco tax to be paid
States will bo in excess
FOR PERSONAL HYGIENE
DiMolvad In water for douche tops
pelvic catarrh, ulceration and Inflam
ra&tlea. Recommended by Lydia E.
PJokbain Med. Co. for tea year.
A healing; wonder for natal catarrh,
tore throat and tore eyes. Economical,
to the United I Hu nUmSour tUtnmt, 4 Sttmlad! powf .
of $8,000,000 1',&LZ
Fine Bath Rooms. Four First
FRANK BOYD, PROP.
Used 40 Years
The Wwnan's Tonic f
Sold Everywhere Z
"Wlion I wa3 in New York I
stopped at the best hotel there."
"Found it prefly expensive, didn't
"No, I 'only stopped to admire
Patriotism and Business
Every good citizen at this time should do his
share toward strengthening the Federal Reserve
Banking System which our Government has
created with its billionjdollars of resources to
stand back of its member banks and all their
You can contribute directly to the strength
of this system, and at the same time secure its
protection by depositing your money with us,
since part of every dollar you. deposit with us
goes directly into the new system; where it is
always ready for you when
This is a suggestion for
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Of Hopkinsville, Ky.
til 'MEMDER sJH
HAS EARNED A REST.
No. 397, which is the only namo
.that a big liorse on tho tuberculosis
sjrm at Olisville, N". Y., is known
by, was turned out to pasture for a
jlong rest. No; 397 has done his bit
(According to New York's health
j)mmi88iorier, No. 397 was bought
kor $25. Since that time he has
made S75;000 for the citv. At Otis-
Jville they lftanufacture serums which
iaro sold throughout the TJnited
States and Europe. Most horses dio
after a few months' service in serum
production. But not No. 397. With
but a few rests between, he has had
eigne quarts of blood drawn from
3iim each week- for the past four
Jyears. This blood has provided
serum which has saved the lives of
many thousands of children.
"Has your father had anything
good to say of me since I have been
C : j.-
.wmmg lu Bee your
; "Oh, yes," replied Miss Peachor.
.'Only last night ho 6aid, 'Daughter,
.that nsw beaux of yours gives me
much better cigars than tho tight
Jwad Vho used to hang around
WHAT IT COST.
Tho Cat Nico muzzle you're,
wearing, Sport Costnvueh?
Tho Dog (sadly) About flvo
bones a day 1 Lifo.v'
"The Germans had no idea the
(British wero so expert with the
"Then they were stuck."
"Lillian's health 6cems greatly im-j
"Yes. Sho heard that her doctor iq
Jo bo married shortly."
QUITE THE CONTRARY.
"Are you going to get any Liberty'
"Not exactly j I am going to taW
out a marriage license."
KENTUCKY STATE FAIR
Louisville, September 10-15, 1917
Supremo In Horse Show History
Premium. "$50,000.00" Premi
Ten Bie Acta "HIPPODROME" Band
CREATE8T AGGREGATION OF INDOOR ATTRACTIONS .EVER OFFERED
UEAUT1FUL BABT-SHOW PARADE
WD WAY OP MIRTH. MUSIC AND MOVING MASSES
Reduced Railroad Rates. Add fount t. kremer. 8,cr.Urr.
CLIaeoM now rt!r. C04 Kepnblle Uolldlnr, Loalitlllr.
The Latest "and Best Heating Plant
for The Residence.
The Ground Up
JT. H. DAGG