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extra special Princess Today extra special
In 'THE LITTLE PRINCESS"
Hear the New Saxaphone Orchestra
AH the musical hits. Classical and Popular Selections
ADMISSION-Adults 13c War Tax 2c Children 9c War Tax lc
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Jewelers and Opticians ,
We have a new and. carefully
Selected stock of Jewelry, Cut Glasr,
Mahogany and Ivory Goods, Gifts
for Soldiers. Wedding and Christ
mas and Visiting Cards engraved.
Every article in the store is abso-
new and the
Our prices are right. See our
stock before you buy.
No. 8 S. Main
1 1 1I V
" ' 1111 "But such a tide ns
n THE EARLY BIRDS I
We are not waiting for our Xmas stock to
come in WE HAVE IT NOW.
Our Stove and China Department is chuck full
of economical, sensible gifts for young, old, rich
and poor. Everything from a MAJESTIC RANGE
to a tooth pick bolder.
Be careful in doing your Xmas shopping this
year. Make every dollar go as far as possible. We
want you to go through our Hardware Depart
ment whether you buy anything or not. Wejhave
put in the most up to-date ine of Christmas offer
ings in this department that could be found on the
Eastern markets and we invite you to call and look
it over. Don't forget we handle all kinds of
At tkt nmt limit rrtrymXeri
Virginia Cayce Major was bnrn In
Woodford county, 111., ,l8ar Walnut
Grove Academy, now Eureka Col
lege, Jan. 25. 1813. Departed this
life Nov. 21, 1917, aged GO years, 9
months and 29 days. Coming Jo Ilop
lcir.sville, Ky., with her paronls when
just a little child, where she grew inb
young womanhood. Was mat t ied to
Howard Major Oct. 25, I860. To this
union eight children were born, eight
of whom are living. At the eirlyage
of fifteen ahegavo her heart to Clirirt.
and was united with the l.ihcriy
Christian church, where hi-r mem
bership remained until death, Etna
membership reaching' over a period
of f 4 years. Her life was a dav of in-
tensified service. Living a most beau- army at Camp Zachary Taylor road is conservatively estimated at
tdul and unselfish life of love and de- ha e returned to school days. Four from $20,000 to $30,000. The acci
voLontoher family and all of her ' schools opened this morning, a fifth dent was caused by a flange climbing
friends. Truly may we say that she, w.ll start Wednesday, and six others the rail at a curve, resulting in the
as the oak. coming to full years of ma- hav been in operation for some time, derailment and destruction of one car
,turity and fruitage brought forth an 11 means not only study but hard of lumber, three cars of gasoline, one
.tounoant narvest of good works in
vuwauan luun ana service. Every
one wno came to know her was as the !
years passed more closely diawn .o
h r. -And whit a story those G9 fleet
y ars hi.iii; of a life that came as a
gl;ii;f b-iwcin ihe un great hemis
s tllLies of eternitv. lm
ctme out of that great past, whose
ya.it sti etches of centuries i each far
into Mytl o ogical Cycles And going
i to that ever unfolding lut ire, wtio'a
wending way goes even ueyond the
permanency of yoh King of day. Yes,
who's changeless highway stretches
beyond the busy line or imagination.
A-id who would say that it's influence
shall he as it's physical endumnee;
nny, but wlure it his touched lives it
has .qt in motion the vie ant t-li .rds
of soul and spirit, those widening cir
cles continue to move on and on for
ever and forever. This is ind lm a
jduyofgifto all those who knew
her, and yet it is a tlay of exultant joy.
any un-peakablo and full of glory to
know that she who thus wrought in
the limitations of the flesh, having
finished the task shall be relieved of
these restrictions, and live in the
presence ot Lord and Savior. And
so we can say in the words of Tenny
son: mcv ng ecms
In " THE BLACK. BUTTERFLY"
An irresistibly powerful romance of marvelous beauty. The greatest, most fascinating and rcmarkablo
photodrama In which the gifted screen star has ever appeared. All star cast of celebrities.
Magnificent scenic effects.
SPECIAL MUSICAL PROGRAM
ADMISSION-Adults 13c War Tax 2c Children 9c War Tax lc
ALSO Roscoe Arbuckle In "The Rough House."
When that which drew from out the
boundless deep Turns again home.
"Twilight and evening bell, and nf-
tar that tho dark;
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And there can bo fadness of farewell Last Saturday On The Ten
when such embark; I
' a m
ror though fom out her bourne of
lime and place,
The flood may bear lier far,
We know she saw her pilot face to
Wlwn she had cross the bar."
(New Era please copy.)
Go to School Again.
Louisville, Dec. 3. Thousands or Summit yards, last Saturday after
officers and enlisted men in the na- nonn. Thn rpitiHnrr i ,ii-
w or tne othcers and men.
ino scnoois starting toaay were destruction of a carload of coal.
engineers' school, artillery school,
s gnal school and school for bakers,
teamsters and wagoners. Other
schools in operation at tho camp are:
cooks and bakers, infantry school of
ivas, clerks' school, school of guards,
school of hygpue and sanitation and
school for bandmen and buglers.
It will readily be seen that the gov
crment is carefully instructing every
branch of the service before sending
the Lincoln division abroad. In prac
tically all the schools there are three
or more sections covering different
subjects and the courses vary from
two weeks to two months.
A Free Publ.c Lecture.
x An opportunity to hear Christian
Science discussed by one who is au
thorized and qualified to speak upon
Ihe subject will be afforded the pub
lic Sunday, December 9th, 1917, at
3:00 p.m., Princess -Theatre, Hop
The lecture, which will be free,
will bo delivered by Mr. Virgil O.
t-'trickler, C. S. B. of New York, N.
Y., a member of the Board of Lec
tureship of The Mother Church, the
First Church of Christ Scientists, in
Owing to the misconception of
Christian Science which exists in
so'ti. quarters, the loci! chuichuses
tins means of giving to the public a
cornet statement of this religion.
Hello! Wake up!
Be a Busy Bertha
la tfie trifc Theia ire brill" and
turning time Don't tt out f
Ucp. Trmia your brain to the double
qMidc -with tie kelp oi
th. cbe.rfulleat macatln. In
Amarlc. "Vanltr Fair" know,
who', who anl whleb la which.
IV the humor macailnt, th. ataf.
macaalna; In fact. It la a realV
qulta-th.rac. maiailna. Vl.wa
and ravlewa out of th. rroor. on
art and book, and popl. that
count on muale and motor., dano
Inr and doca, and faahlona (or
.Ithtr mx. Gt tho ehe.ro aplrlt
ll.r. a howl
SpecUI Offer 5 Ittuea for $1
(I It jaa. respond promptly).
Bnd no monrr now unleu you wlah'
to Juit mall tho coupon today.
U W. UtU Mntt. X. T. C.
I accept your offer 6 laau.a of
Vanity ralr. Wxtoolnr DK.mb.r,
for IL. (CanadUn 11.11; forelco
1..) t lnclM t (OK) Swa ma
bill at a lator data.
Am I am malllnc thta coupon
promptly, you will plaaa. amid ma
th. Normabor lnu, tn of chare,
maklar luua La aU.
(PIm writ. yry plainly)
ml .A 'Jti: .
s furiously tunny 2 act comedy not.
nessee Lentral Wear
An extra freight train on the Ten
nessee Contrail railroad, running east
from Hopkinsvillo to Nashville, in
charge of conductor Bradford, was
partially wrecked on what is known
as Summit Hill, nnn miln cnnlli .if
car of kerosene oil and the Dartial de-
At the moment of the wreck fire
broke out from the gasoline tanks.
The engineer looked back and saw
the fire and immediately carried the
front end of the train out of danger
of the flames. When the gasoline
tanks blew up the surrounding coun
try was shaken by the explosion,
flames from the blazing gasoline ex
tending 100 feet in the air. Many
thousands of gallons of gasoline
burned fiercely for hours, affording
a most spectacular sight The L. &
N. railroad, upon request of the Ten
nessee Lentral, very kindly sent a
switch engine to the wreck and hauled
the nineteen cars behind the wrecked
cars to Summit yards. Leaf-Chroni
The Adjt. GenerarsJOfiice.
November 27, 1917.
With reference to circular letter
No. 112, 1917 series the Secretary of
War directs that you be informed
that a large number of men qualified
as saw mill men and loggers are de
sired for the 20th Engineers. Special
efforts will be made to secure quali
fied men for regiment designated.
W. T. BATES,
Washington, D. C Dec. 1, 1917.
The following ruling is printed for
your information and guidance:
"Between now and Dec. fifteenth it
is desired to afford registrants as wide
an opportunity as possible to enlist
in both Army and Navy. There
fore any registrant even
though he has been called by his
local board to report for physical ex
amination, may enlist until Dec. fit-
teenth upon presentation to the Re
cruiting Officer of a certificate from
his local boardjrthat he will! not bo
needed to fill any deferred percent
age of tho quota of the board.'
This ruling modifies 'previous in
structions, accordingly volunteer en-
istment of all registrants isjprohib
tedfrom and after 12 o'clock noon
For information see' Sergt. Hamil
ton at Post Office.
Thomas Cranor's Will.
f.Tho will ofltho lato"ThomarCranbr
was probated. He leaves $200 each to
his children, Dave Lee and Bon Cra
nor.Mrs. Victoria West and Mrs. Char
lie West and grandson, Louis Hamby.
All tho rest of the estate is left to the
widow, Mrs. Nancy Cranor, who is
also named as executrix.
I have a buffetdining'table,
six chairs,ttwo'druggels and a
McDougal Kitchen Cabinet for
UNCLE SAM AS TRUCK USEft
Government Introduces Standardiza
tion Which Is Expected to Be. of
Big Value to Industry.
Tho fact that TJnclo Sara haa
rtandordized his trucks, so that anyr
part broken in action may Bo rc-
placed bj a similar part taken' from)
another truftk, docs not necessarily,
mean that tho most efficient delivcrr;
Bjstem can bo obtained only by thai
use of a fleet of tracks identical inj
model and design, says H. W, Slau
bod, in Leslio'e. It does mcau, how-t
ever, that thoro must bo at least tv
certain standardization of method
and a certain intorchangCevbility qij,
parts which will enablo each. Irucjq,
to spend its actual timo n, thp jnosti
effectire service - 1
What the truck indusi ; J
kii iiifiNL nnM iin n xmnnnrn i tji l dvb.
' ,-.v-j,., . TO
tem of truck installation, operatjQn'L" x
and cost keeping. Without such v. a
KVHtpm it ia imtvipairilfv.fnlrlnrrrrnin 'ff 'nrtT
whether a truck or a fleet of trucks1
is operating at i'miifflo 'pffi,': , J'
1.-11 ' tL -1L1' VL t
ciency or wnetner an. .improTemqntt m eb luo
of some 50 or eveni661tier cenfciiat 1i wil
effectiveness could :boi made 'by '
chango here or an' eliminaHoii ttf. 6
waste enort tnere. jsow however, it
seema probablo that this deficiency;
is to be changed, and that TJnclo!
Sam, as the world's greatest track
user, will evolve a truck system,
which will prove of intestimablo
benefit to every user pf .trucks be-,
fore, and during, as well as after thoi
INVENTS MEW MACHINE GUM
Mechanically Operated Loading Device)
Keeps Belt Filled, Despite Con
There comes now an inventor with:
the significant name of Ford not
Henry, however with somo start
ling improvements for the machine
gun, asserts Edward C. Crossman in
the Popular Science Monthly,
The first one is a mechanically on-
crated loadinrr machinfi to WMffrTf4 ; :iC
ku ii -ii ii.- i.. t . .... utt nnn
garuiess of lire and the duratio:
thereof. The belt loader is opera
1 11. - HI. . .
uy me power oi me machine o:
which the gun is mounted, this to b'ft
motorcycle, motor tricycle, automo
bile, airplane or other power vehicle.
The second is a circulating wator
cooling sj'stem, a la automobile, in
which tho water passes from thijj'
jacket around the gun barrel to a
regular automobile radiator, which;
in turn is cooled by a fan driven byi
tho power that operates the loading
mechanism and which in turn is
merely the power plant of the car. Ai
centrifugal pump makes the water
move, although it would surely ther
mosiphon hurriedly if this system
were used instead of tho pomp. '
Tho third startler is the fact that.
the gun is designed to bo an integral!
part of its carriage, which is a gajjl
engine propelled vehicle. Perhaplj
this idea was borrowed from taf
fighting airplane, in which tho ma'
chhie gun is rigidly mounted te lW
through tho propeller. j '
"Are you in favor of an eight-Hour
working day?" t
"I don't go so far as that. implied
....... uuwu. All J IMF WCUWp
was to woric threo a day two cTay in
succession I'd think ho was" riolng
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HORRORS OF WAR. TT
Officer That's a pretty awkVard
lot you've got now, sergeant.
Sorely Tried Sorgeant Inspector
They aro that, sir. If s tho liko r
them, air, as brings 'omo to us what
a horrible thing this war is, air, I r
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