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CHAS. M. MEACHAM
Entered t the llopkinsville Post
office as Second Ctau Mail Matter.
Established llopkinsville Conner
vstive in 18. Succeeled by Hop
kinsvllle Democrat 1876. Published
m the South Kentuckian 1879 to
1889. From 1889 to 1917 tri
Fifty-cMoad Year sf Fablieatioa.
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cause of America for the
period of the war
HERE IT IS.
The Daily Kentuckian appear
this morning without the contemplat
ed change to a seven-column paper.
This is due to the advertising that
rrade additional page necesary.
The paper will come out in the
change of form to-morrow. The
Daily ha been delayed and handi
capped in many ways, and even now
ia starting with an incomplete work
ing force. We shall strive to make
the new enterprise popular with it
readers and spare no efforts to make
it a welcome visitor to your break
fast table. It will be found full oi
news right up to date and delivered
on the day of publication to all
parts of the county.
John E. Redmond, Irish national
ist leader, who recently underwent
an operation for intestinal obstruc
tion, died in London Wednesday of
T ' ooo
Mrs. Sally Gold, of Brooklyn, N.
Y., 102 years old, who had always
wanted to vote, was at last grati
fied, which proves that "all things
come to those who wait."
The next drnft is expected to call
into service about 40,000 negroes.
They have not been called heretofore
became it was deemed inadvisable
to s.-ml them to Southern camps
and unwise to send them north in
winter. A most of them are farm
laborers, the call is expectej to have
a very important bearing on the la
bor problem in the South.
A new order says that men c;ilV !
out on the second draft will h? u ;
to fill up the crmy and complete its
organization. o n;,-.v d!v:.;i r..i v IV
be created in I'jlii. lien. Crmvder
is cxptctkd s.icn to outline t- insu
rer in which the men are to he sum
moned gradually during the yenr.
Delay in the draft machinery is be
lieved to be due to the uncertainty as
to the method of alluting quotas to
each State and to pending legisla
tion. It U off again and on nrain in
Russin. The evacuation of the I!ol
sheviki Government and poulace at
Petrogrnd has heun and diplomats
will not stay to ratify the j.wice
treaty. Trotzky declnris the Rus
sians are ready to fail hak a far
a holy war will be declared to cir
cumvent the plans if (iermuny. No
definite decision has been made by
Jupan regarding the invasion of
Siberia. In the pence pourparlers
with Rumania the Teutonic Allien
are making hard demands, whlih will
have to be submitted to, since Ru
mania is entirely cut otT from her
After what seemed to be a success
ful attempt to delay and defeat ac
tion, the resolution condemning Sen
ator La Folleitte ci paused by a vote
o 6 to 32 in the Mate Assembly of
Wisconsin. Tl.o sreolution as
passed by the S.nuU a week ago,
and by the Aueinbly, follows:
"The people of tiio State of Wis
consin always have stood and always
wall suvjid behind the National Gov
ernment in all things which are es
sential to bring the present war to a
suocessfui end and we condemn Sen
ator RoUrt La Follette and all oth
ers who have failed to see the right
eousness of our nation's cause, who
have failed to support our Govern
ment in matters vital to the wirning
of the war, and we denounce any at
titude or uttetunce of theirs which
has tended to incite sedition among
the people of the country and to
injure Winconsin's fair name before
the free people of the world."
.. . n.
LT.il 1 1511 ViDiiltil
ON A WAR BASIS
"Grannies' Now Wear Overalls
and Put in Time Sewing.
JUL ARE DOING THEL1 BIT
The 'Society" iutterfly of the Pact
Has teoome the National Bee of the
Present The Bashful "Flapper" Is
New an Alert Yeung Woman Whe
eflullee hilling Jr Charitable
The war baa wrought (Teat changes
upon the occupations, vocations!, and
otherwise, of the women of England.
A picture of the new order of thing
was given recently by Margaret Bell,
writing la the London Dally Mall. Rite
"Boarding houses are full today, but
the alms and conversations hare taken
on different tone. The uncertain
years are disguised under a uniform,
the Incomes are augmented by war
a ctJ Titles, the trivial gossip has turned
into serious discussions on the ways
and meant to do the utmost for the
country In Its present need.
The society butterfly of the past
hua become the national bee of the
present, and busily boms her way
among fields of service which are not
always fields of clover.
Old Women In Overalls.
"Gone are the grandmothers who
once assumed the role of elderly ad
viser and were content to leave actual
prnctlrnlitlea to the married daughter.
The one-time gray aatln or black lace
hoe found a temporary haven on some
obscure shelf, . and the overalls and
veil of a sewing sisterhood are suffi
cient evidence that granny's present
role Is not only an advisory one.
"The shy 'flapoer.' with errant pig
tails and a keen appreciation of choco
late Ice cream sodas bos given way to
the alert young woman who beguile
shillings for charitable purpows and
evince practical Intercut In the rou
tine tf house and kitchen molding.
"The woman of no especial chnrri
and limited means, whose hour were
spent In plnnnlng how to make Jugged
ends moot, now finds time to give the
henent of her experience to unfledged
housewives who are launching their
nrsi Darnues on me sen or domestic i
Discards Her Lethargy.
"The struggling governess
struggles, but the rnys of her pedagng -
teal searching are not all focused on
her own work. On days when she U
not employed In others' houses sh
does gratuitous service among th
workwomen's children who piny In the J
gutters outside her home. I
"The war has transformed thei
lethargic woman who never left her
boudoir until the sound of the lunch-
eon gong came pealing up the stairs
and announced that her first activities
were about to beglu. She has discard-!
ed her lethargy, as she used to discard
her lust season's hat. and mny be seen J
any morning hurrying away to some,
olllce or canteen, even before the tullk-
maids' carta huve left the street".
"Gone, too, Is the Incapable house
wife who once boasted of her Ignorance
of culinary thlnp". The kitchen In the
tleld of her operations today and ru
tlonul living Is her hobby,"
THE FLAG, YOUR
FLAG AND MINE
By FRANK BRANAN.
(Of the Vigilantes.)
Azure blue of the far-off sky,
Starry sweep of a nation's eye.
Emblem of glory that cuunot die
The Flug, your Hug uud mine.
Crimson stripes of heroes' blood,
(Frch with a utver-fulllng flood)
Sacred, unsullied, unfurled to God
The Flag, your Aug aud mine.
ITALY TO COLOR PETROL
Plans Thus to Trsce Sales of Army
All petrol In Italy Is used exclusive
ly for army service mid hardly auy In
uvallable for private motor tratlic. Au
tomobile owners, however, by paying
prohibitive prices occasionally succeed
111 securing petrol destined for the
urmy and detection Is dldlcult owing
to lmiOKilble Identification of the pe
trol so used.
In order to simplify matters the
army authorities have decided to color
all the petrol, and as the dyes used
sfter repeated experiments arc)erma
neut, It follows that a mere examina
tion oj the petrol used for private con
sumption Is sufficient to trace Its origin
and Justify Immediate legal proceAl
logs for Its fraudulent use.
PUPILS MAKE GUN CLEANERS
Wisconsin School Children Manufao.
ture 10,000 ef'Thsm.
Having completed 10,000 gun clean
ers for -the Meunaha (Wis.) men serv
ing with the troops now enrsmped In
Teisfr public school children of tills
city have stsjjed work on' the manu
facture of another 10,000 shipment of
cleaners. The articles are made from
wast materlul and all the work la
tone In the rooms of the Red Cross
by children ranging In age from aeven
to sev sateen ears.
Canadian Officer Praises Officsri
and Men of American Army
EXPECTED TO Oil TEE VJU
Come In at Time When t train ef Long
Fighting Is Beginning to Show en
Beth Allies and the Fee Oer.
man Tactios Simple.
Chicago. The Oermans most strike
now or never," wrote MaJ. George W.
MacLeod, second In command of the
Forty-ninth Canadian battalion, and
on of the veterans of the hardest
fighting the Canadians have seen In
France, In a letter to Capt A. Wal
lace Owen of the British-Canadian re
cruiting mUaJon lu this city. Captain
Owen Is attached to the Forty-ninth
"All we can do Is to say, "Let the bat
tle commence,'" the letter continues.
"Every one Is anticipating a big Ger
man offensive either against ourselves
or the French. There never has been
such close co-open tic a as exists at the
present time between ourselves and the
French, and If the Bociie starts any
thing be may get the sirprlse of his
Pleased With Ar.ierlcans.
"Every one Is very much pleased
with the Americans over here. They
are a splendid lin king lot of officers
and men, and their manners and atti
tude leave nothing to be desired. Onco
they start In I think thrt the Ormnns
will have some real flrti'lng to handle.
"One s gradually beginning to real
ize the meaning uf the expression a
war of attrition.' With the enormous
laughter which has been In progress
for over three years the Germans ard
ourselves are beginning to show the
strain. We aee It In the type of offi
cers and men as regards physique.
Our training possibly counteracts to
a r"1uJn extent this loss of physique,
but I would not care to see the aver
age unit of today placed alongside its
former self. Similarly with the rest
of the belligerents. It Is at this Junc
ture that the Americans arrive, and
on Immediately struck with their
I'I'earuiice. me nrsi million men
from the United Ftnts nrmy should
nearly be able to flrdwh the war pro
vided they are not used In driblets.
1 Given a completely now army, say of
two full corps, or jxiMtilily three, In the
aprlng and the eud of the war should
! be not long poatponed.
German Tactics Simple,
"I do not think that we are at the
last ditch by any means. We have
been In tight corners before, and will
no doubt sweep our way out of the
present one. A German offensive put
on simultnni-ously ugnlnst the French
nnd ourselves at the present tin"
would, however, make It fairly stiff
"I doubt, however, if the German Is
really sutllelently strong to do this:
I. e., two determined sustained often-
slves. That he will use dlverslve tac
tics Is prohuhle. He must finish the
Job this winter, or he never will, and
all we cun do Is to meet the blow when
It comes, or, possibly anticipate that
blow by one of our own. The German
grand strategy has never been any
thing but simple. Ills tactics are dif
ferent. Ills strategy hns been simply
to wear down the forces opposed to
him until a stage Is reached when he
PRICES JUMP IN 25 YEARS
Wisconsin Farmer Makes Interesting
Comparison Between Prices In
1892 and Nov.
Portwge, Wis. E. It Studenmayer,
who has been engaged In farming In
this locality for the past quarter of a
century, hua made a comparison be
tween prices prevalent In 13i2 and
those of 1014. Here's what he foond:
Hogs In Wi were 2.SK, now $10;
cattle $i.r, now $10; rye 40 cents, now
$1.85; wheat 43 cents, now $2.20; po
tatoes 10 cents, now $1 ; butter 15
cents, now W cents ; egs 8 cents, bow
42 cents; cord wood $2..V, now $7.S0;
bran $1. now $N); hoy $5, now $),
and oats 13 cents, now 75 cents. The
farmer says these are only a few of
the changes, and while agriculturists
are obtaining decidedly better prices
than 25 yt rs ogo. they are comiielled
to pay more for what they buy.
FOUND FATHER WAS AWAKE
Young Man 8lldst Down Chimney
While Trying te Dodge Sweet
sjTonkers, N. T. lon Botell went to
see hls.sweetheart recently when the
father was believed to be asleep. Fa
ther was awake.
Pon dodged several pieces of furni
ture, then took to his heels. Bo did
father. Don went up a back stairway
to the roof and across neighboring
roofs. 8o did father.
A large chimney, appeared friendly
and Don shot down. Father did not.
lie was too fst Don arrived In the
midst of a holiday gathering, but
too late to play Baota Glaus. lis was
bald by members of the surprised fam
ily and turned over to the police. He
spent the night In Jail and later prom
ised the court never sgaln to force
himself Into the home of any girl's
father. Don wu rvleased.
lie TcrrltLi Fbi h EiCV rn4
SiJet. CarJ'-i Gate RcL'tf.
Mar'K.'.vi,.;; La. Mrs. Xkt I 'Mn,
cl lu.i (j' t, writer !'F.r ci e cr I
I uffrrr .1 . i Ji P.'i r.-vM rX.srr; in ny tie.
indtidr.t. My left fide v.M huriir.c me
all t'-.f t;.7ie. The mUcry was lorr.cthlnp
I could not do anything, not even t!ep
II night. It kept rr.e iake rrxst ct the
n'zM ... I look dlflerent medicines, but
nothing did m any food or relieved me
ama I took Cardul ...
I was not able to da any cl my work
tor one year and I col worse all the time,
was confined to my bed oil and on. I got
to bad with my back that when I stooped
down I was not able to straighten up
ijlin ... decided I would try Cardul
. . . By time I bad taken the entire bottle
I wu feeling, pretty good and could
tiralchtea up and my pains were nearly
I (hall always praise Cardul. I coa-
Jnued taking it until I wu Strong and
wen." II you suffer from" pains due to
female complaints, Cardul may be lust
hat you need. Thousands ol womra
a ho once suffered in this way now praise
Cardul lor their present good health.
3ive ItatriaL NC-133
DOG GOES NEARLY 400
MILES TO JOIN MASTER.
(By International News Service.)
Sutton, W. Va., March 6. A com
mon yellow cur owned by Hugh Mc-
(juain, or Indian Fork, now stationed
at Camp Lee, will not let war keep
him away from his master. About
three weeks ago the dog disappear
ed, later a letter waa received from
McQuain saying the dog had turned
up at Camp Lee. The distance is
nearly 400 miles.
WOMAN HONORED BY FRENCH.
(By International News Service.)
Cincinnati, O., March 6. An
Ohio woman, Miss Jeanno Emma
Morhard, has received the badge of
the Legion of Honor from the French j
Government in recognition of her
work as head of the Franco-Belgian
relief fund in Cincinnati. For
taught French at
FRENCH LASSIES COMING,
SO THE BOYS PREPARE
(By International News Service.)
Fitsburg, Mass., March 6. Young
men in this city are beginning to
brush up their French. It's all be
cause Lieutenant Charles J. Kilpat
rick, an electrician who is organizing
lines Ul t:uiuiiiuiiiiaiiuu uri.rcii wnv
talion units of the United States
my in France, in letters written to
friends here, predicts that "thou
sands of French girls will flock
the United States after the war."
"And they are some girls," com
PUTS UP GAME FICHT.
(By International News Service.)
Uluefield, W. Va.. March 6. A
catamount which measured four feet
ten inches was killed in the moun-
tains near here recently by Robert
Ruble. The animal, after beinn
wounded by Ruble, wbipped seven of
his hounds, and cut the throat of
one of them so severely that it died
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 are going to throw on the market
at prices that will soon sweep us clean.
DON'T WAIT, get in on the ground floor.
FORBES MFG CO.
( Ejr International News Service.)
Wnsh ngton, MarvhR. Sugar will
'e rnl of the hist items on the food
list to feel the eifeet of any ration
ing programme. Food Administrator
Hoover' say of li: ' ,
"i-ufir in h'lusiltolj uso U a pr.l
Jct of 100 yiar.vcu' ::.ry cxp.-rience.
It makes palatable n r imber of other
food commodities which otherwise
would not be palatable. It hns very
little greater food value than flour.
But it has a great culinary value, and
it would be disaster to decrease its
domestic consumption If it can be
DRAWS CLOSE MARCINS
ON INCOME TAX CHECK.
( By InternatioMl News Service.)
Springfield, III., March 8. A man
at Urbana . with an income tax
amounting to $1.01 sent Internal
Revenue Collector Pickering a check
for $1.68, eight-tenths of one per
cent more than due, deducting three
per eent per annum for payment
before June IS. However, the check
was dated February 10, giving him
only US days' discount and the col
lector fired it back as being a few
tenths of a cent short. He could ob
tain the actual amount, Pickering
wrote, by multiplying $1.61 with the
FARMER EMULATES PUTNAM,
OF REVOLUTIONARY FAME.
By International News Service.)
Boone, Col., March 8. Israel Put
nam, of Revolutionary fame, who cut
his horse loose from the plow and
hurried to engage in battle against
the British, had nothing on his
great-great-grandson, Ralph W. Put
nam, a farmer near Boone. When
the "war urge" overtook Mr. Putman
he hurried from the farm to the
nenrest recruiting station, enlisted
and left for a cantonment camp,
then sent word home by telegraph:
"I'm off to grab the German goat."
(Prices at Retail.)
Eggs per dozen ..30c
Butter per pound '..66c
Breakfast bacon, pound 55c
Bacon, extras, pound '...38c
. - ,
country nams, large, pouna....aoc
Country nams, smau, pounu..ac
LAra, pure ieai, pounu ouc
Lard, 60 lb. tins $14.00
Lard, compound, pound 30c
Cabbage, per pound i .... 7c
Irish potatoes 60c pcrssak
Sweet potatoes 60c per peck
Lemons, per dozen 40c
Cheese, cream, per lb 40c
Flour, 24-!b sack $1.70
Cornmeal, bushel $2.60
Oranges, per dozen 30c to 60c
Cookino? aDnles. per Deck 60c
Onions, per pound 8c
. . . ,
Ar-i.f. f"n' Zd,
iwvjf iieans, puunu iwi;
Xavy beans, pound 18c
I Black-eyed peas, pound 15c
NO RACE SUICIDE AMONG
THIS HERD OF BUFFALO
SUOAR TO BE ONE
LAST ITEMS OF
i wtiu uuu uins iuiia, uuuiuiB, granu
(By International News Service.) . a. brother and Bister, and everybody."
Cody, Wyo., March 6. There's "Mamma.- said he, If we had said
no race suicido anion tho herd of 'everybody at the stnrt It wouldn't
buffalo that the United States Gov- , haT token nP mncl ' Ood's time."
'ernment maintains at Yellowstone J
Tark. Twenty-rive years airo, when
Uncle Sam feared the buffalo was be- I
coming extinct, he placed a herd of
seventy-five in the preserve here.
To-day according to T. G. Frazer,
keeper of the herd, there are 320 j
head. Fifty-six calves have been
born during the past six months.
Kmlthion Water delivered Tues
days and, Saturdays. rhor.eGCM.
You GeopTho Courier!,
r- ..iii.i'o nasi naner.
UTUIISf III lu - r-
WANTED Youfj?man with some
experience to leanN. business of
and if possible without military av
COTTAGE FOR RENT
At 104 West 17th street, 7 rooms,'
bath, gas, electric lights and city
water. Garden and fruit trees. Im
mediate possession. 200 a year.
CHAS. M. MEACHAM- :
For ISala-rf cistcred Duroc boar,
splendid individual, 116 month old.
Price $75. J. 0. Jonea, TeL 208
Rinjfl. " WANTED I
A share cropper to cultivate
about twelve acrea of tobacco.
G. W. WILLS.
FOR SALE Dark Cornish eee$
for hatching. S3 for 15.
DR. C H. TANDY. -
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON 7
Office Over City Bank, formerly
occupied by Dr. Frnit
Office Phone 124-1 Residence 124-2
7th and Railroad Sts.,
Cowherd aVAltscheler Sale Barn.
Phono 19. HnnlffnsvillA IfvJ
Fine Bath Rooms. Four First
FRANK BOYD, PROP.
Waste of Time. j-t
A little fellow, age four, was ri5?nt
Ing a prayer after bis mother, ending;
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat