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March 7. Ill a
In the season's newest designs at prices less than same
can be bought at mill.
Cretonnes and Draperies of exceptional beauty and creations, something extremely new. 5
Linoleums in tile pattern, both inlaid and surface. 5
OF THE WOMAN'S COMMITTEE
OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL
Chairman; Mrs. Helm
Daughter of th Confederacy,
Mra. R. T. Stow.
Daughters of the Revolution, Mrs.
W. S. Davison.
Woman's Christian Temperance
Union, Miss Katie McDaniel.
Red Cross, Mrs. L. McF. Blake
more. DEPARTMENT CHAIRMAN.
Health and Recreation, Mrs. Lewis
Health and Welfare of Children,
Miss Lottie McDaniel.
Classes of Instruction, Mrs. Frank
Red Cross and Allied Relief, Mrs.
C. M. Meacham.
j ASSEMBLES MACHINE GUN BLINDFOLDED
County Chairman; Miss Jetmie
The local unit of the Council of j Liberty Loan, Alms Mary CInrk.
Defense has been doing consider-1 Publicity, Mrs. W. T. Fowler,
able work all through the winter, I Registration of Women, Mrs. Im
and now, with the spring weather L. Smith,
and the many calls for patriotic work
of every kind, is being more closely
organized "o that the report of this
county rext year will be among the
best in the stave The scope of this
work is being bettet understood as
time goes on and there is a greater
willingness to do everything the gov-
ernment asks of us.
Food Administration, Mrs. J. H.
Education, Mrs. M. E. Bacon.
Notifying Committee, Miss Martha
Chairman of Rurtl Work, Mrs.
These chairmen hold themselves
in readiness to cooperate with the
tk. .nri nffioar rhnir. sut. and national work at anv time.
man, Miss Jennie Glass; Secretary, ! and altogether form a clearing ho we
Mrs. Thos. Smith; Treasurer. Mrs. of Pns and methods. Th. Worn Vs
M. H. Tandy. Practically all the council is the only organization
clubs and the churches of th. city which sends the reports of all the
are represented on th. board which, 'n organizations to the govern-
if a strong one, quit, equal to tn. " " miong aenniie
arduous duties expected of th. or- "" ,u,u oul "t aumonues ana
ganized womanhood of our town. " cnurcn wonts among us own
i members in its own way and the
iL-? CHURCHES. work is coordinated and harmon
Mzpif hv th Pnunril nf Dfnp
First Baptist, Mrs. Bailey Waller, j Jhe work . tfc MUnty t ,flrjM
Second Baptist, Miss Minnie
Christian, Mrs. Thos. 1'. Cook
very important and it is hoped to ex
tend the work to every woman in
the county who wishes to do war work
Cumbrian dl'rosbyteriHn, Mr. L. ;and ,,,, the work whith eJU.h can
V. L. Gates.
First rrtsliytirii.il. Mrs.
Methodist, -Mrs. Ma l"i;ipi.dl.
Jewbh, Mrs. S Sucks.
Catholic, Miss Ida Hluniun.steil
do to the best advantage. The few
'".who are not willing to sacrifice the
(time or work can then be reached by
a public opinion which will compel
jthem to sit up nnd take notice, for
I that class are in a decided minority
.ami the willing nn I patriotic ca.i
Universalist. Mrs. (ieo. W. C!.irk.
compel more by creating public opin-
Episcopnl, Mrs. Tillie Thot.uis.
, inn than in any other way. The
Food Conservation cards will be
further pushed and also the Regis-
Magazine Club, Mrs. Austin Bell. Let no woman wait to be asked
Eastern Star, Mrs. E. C. Frye. to do some part of the great and
Shnkespenre Club, Mrs. Ja. necerry tasks that confronts us, but
Breathitt, Jr. 'call some one of the chairmen whose
History and Literature, Miss Lula'work best suits her and offer her
Moseley. j services and rouse her neighbors to
Oumswee, Mrs. Ed C. Gray. lo likewise. The life of the nation
As You Like It, Mrs. T. C. Un- is at stake and that means the lives,
derwood. liberty, and property of every citi-
Civic League, Mrs. Frank Rives. zon within the bounds of the United
Wednesday Music Club, Mrs. Sutes.
20 KILLED AND
In the Fight Near Toul On
the First Day of
Washington, Mar. 6. General
Pershing has cabled the war depart
ment the names of another lieutenant'
and three more enlisted men killed '
and five additional men severly woun
ded on Mar. 1, the day of the German
assault on an American trench near
TouL This brought the total casual
ties of that date thusfar reported to
SUPPLY OP NURSES ADEQUATE.
Washington, March 6. With
200,000 trained nurses in th. Unit
ed SUtes and 13,000 more being
rgaduated annually. Surgeon Gen
eral Gorgas advised th. senate that
th. supply of nurses for th. army at
present is adequate.
HISTORIC TREASURE TARGETS.
Rome, March 6. Priceless treas
urers of art In Venice hav. been
Tavely damaged by Teutonic air
raiders, who appeared to select his
toric buildings and monuments as
their target The casualties wer.
FREE HAND TO JAPAN.
The Ynnkoos have always been noted for their Ingenuity and ability to
handle the most Intricate pieces of machinery, so It Is not surprising to see
this army expert taking opart and then putting together nsuln. while blind
fultfi. a mnch'nn y"n. Tb t.?uttirnr.?i we m t so nrtnv mtrtng Cfunp.
ONE OF THE CITY'S
Illch Tholps, col., died at his hone
on Elm street MonJay, after an ill
ness of several weeks. He was 57
years old and a mason. The funeral
was held vesterdav at Freeman's
Chapel and the burial wes conducted j
under the auspices of the colored
FOX HtlNTFR NOW TPflT
MOST (Br !aUr-atio-l News Service.)
I. wtvuw ,m,h, v. unii . ta
er, former County Commission-
, cr, wants to organize a hunt aft-
er foxes In th. West Park sec-
I tion, but can't And th. hunters.
"W. have plenty of foxes,
but there ar. few fox hunters
now," h says. "Boys whose
fathers wer. fox hunters are
now satisfied with fox trotting."
und seventeen men dead; one captain
one lieutenant and sixteen men se-
verly wounded and ten men slightly '
The British. French and Italian
ambassadors in Tokio intend jointly
tik -air Inn.. - 1.1,. . 1
, - in wt-v iui necessary
(he department to three lieutenants steps to safeguard allied intere-jT
in Sibena, according to th. Londoa
Daily MaiL . '
Th. newspaper adds that thV
American ambassador was not ex- -pected
to join th. request but tha
no disturbing eonrln-inna - K
H Two 44Eyes"ILoaned"Navy. !drawn ,rom thi . no AmerU
-i l i can opposition is ex Dec ted.
Reorganization cf the war indus
tries board, with Bernard M. Baruih
of New York as chairman, and with
vastly increased powers to control
the output of American industry
dun-i li.e was announced by, tain Lewiston and Rockland
President Wilson yesterday.
REPUB. AN GET SEVEN.
Republican mayors wer. elected
in seven of the nine cities which
voted in 'Maine Monday. Water
vill. and Bath, which were democrat
ic last year, went republican. The
other republican cities are South
Portland. Ellsworth, Hallowell, East-
port and Saco. Tho democrats re-
DOUBLING FLOOR SPACE.
Masons are at work this week
cutting archways in the wall between
the Wall & McGowan stor and the
one adjoining which is to be their
new shoe store. The work will be
finished in a few days.
BIG AUCTION SALE OF
Ml U LIES
Being disappointed in getting a stable at Clarksviile,
and having bought 50 good mules, 3 and 5 years old,
I will sell them at public auctiion, rain or shine
SATURDAY, MARCH 9,
Sale Degins at 10:30 a. ra.
This is tn opportunity for farmers to get mules at
their own price. Don't miss this sale or you will regret
it, as ycu will never again have the opportunity to buy
high grade mules at your own price. These mules
must be sold, as I have no place to keep them. My
misfortune U your gain
Will also sell one carload good Clover Hay
on same Day.
R. L, PARHAM,
COL. CLL S. MOORE, Auctioneer.
STOLE WOMAN'S HAIR.
Two men and women, all wearing
musks, overpowered Mrs. Eva Wil
burt, axed 1H, at her home in Louis
ville Monday nijjht and cut off her
hair, within an inch of her scalp.
She was noted for the beautiful
tresses of coul black hair, reaching
to her hips.
Parcel Post Increase.
Asa means of stimulating move
ment of farm products to the consu
mer, Tost master General Uurlescn
today increased the allowable weights
of parcel post package effective
Packages when mailed In the first
or second zones for delivery in the
first, second or third zones may there
after be as heavy as 70 pounds. They
now are restricted to fifty. The
weight limit for all other zones was
incressed from 20 to 60 pounds.
DIRECTOR GENERAL NAMED.
Fred Lauenstein.lDublisher of the
Evansville Demokrat, yesterday turn
ed over to Postmaster J. J. Nolan a
pair of field glasses to serve as "Eye
for the Navy" in detecting German
submarines. Another valuable pair
field glasses was loaned by Mrs. Eliz
abeth Beckman of 1318 Lincoln ave.
Geo. A. Cheatham, accd AO.
hanged himself at Columbia, Ky.
TRAITOR GETS SENTENCE.
Captain David A. Henkes, of Ger- 1
man parentage, is now in Fort
enworth prison, where he was sent
by th. court martial which sentenced
him to twenty-five years at hard lab
or. II. was shown to be a German
propagandist within the army, and
h. made strenuous efforts, even after
he had gone to France, to keep from
fighting against ths German. in
whose army he saidh. had friends.
ana relatives. '
Burpee's Seeds Grow IM.
Seeds to lessen the Uble expense and to store for the future. BurpcVs
Annual, th. Leading American Seed Catalog for 1918, his
been enlarged and improved. It is mailed free. Write for it today.
W. AtUe Burpee Co., Seed Grower. Philadelphia
Robert S. Lovett has been named
by William G. McAdoo, Diaector
General of Railroads, as chief of the
new division of betterments and
additions. In this capacity h. will
supervise th. big progrsme of ex
tensions contemplated the year
and will determine what improve
ment are easentiaL
YOU NEW HOUSEKEEPERS
No doubt you've been thinking about
and wishing for a nice set of china, but
haven't purchased it because my, my, how
high China has been since Kaiser Bill went
up the hill.
kaiser or no kaiser
we have a few patterns of high grade china
that we ave going to throw on the market
at prices that will soon sweep us clean.
DON'T WAIT, get in on the ground floor.