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, H0FKIN3VILLE, KEffftJCKY, SUNDAY, MARCH 10,1918.'
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Call 44 If fall U gat the
' Kanta.kiaa airmwailly. AaeV if jtm
' h iwi Haaa. alrnt H te the
. Trir "v I" '.ChrieMari. has
turned .. it.. ;..rm agent by
.' tie vote.
' Joe Kelly, writing to his father,
l M. P. Kelly, tells of awing Gor
man eibmrine.in the way over.
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" Lieut Italia Chandler Hinsdale, of
. I : nots was killed n an airplane ac-
lent In the army aviation field at
: r'.afl Antonio, Friday night.
Only about three-fifth of bat
year's record hrrskmg com crop in
rerrhantabl, the department of ag
f irulture's grain report - mdicatee,
Mot since. 1N83 has th percentage
of th crop merchantable bean . ao
, A report cornea that the Finnish
republio so-called haa aakad tha Oer
, man emperor to appoint bis fifth eon,
' Prince Osesr. aa king of Finland.
Prince Oscar la SO years old and
was wounded during tha early part of
tha war. -
For the first week of March Brit
""hh easaalties were 8,343, tha loweat
of any week for several months. Tha
. racial report for the week follows:
-.iT.fcd or died of woonde, officers. W j
man 028. Wounded or missing; of-
Hear 179; men 2.473.
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Tha ''German.-' paper , says, the
' Ukranian government is endeavoring
to deliver to tha central powers by
.the middle, of March 30,000 carloads
f grain, 1,200 carloads of sugar,
, 2,000 carloads of frosen meat and
1,000 carloads af dried fruit ....
Leon Trotsky, who made each
miserable-failure as a leader in
Koaaia, has had tha good senae to
reefgn, the smartest thing he haa
TKt done.. An army is aaid to be
organising to overthrow tha Bolahe-
viki government. '
'The court martial of Ma J. 'Milton
'Board. Medical office al Camp Tay
lor, charged with indirectly causing
tha death af Private Otha Murray,
of Glasgow,, has been proceeding
' .lowly for several days at Louisville
--d the end is not in sight The
..aring of evidence for the proaecu-
', -lion haa not been concluded.
y . ooe .
The Houae Contest Committee
Tn l '. a,-- .report yeaterday '. in
Xhwh Jt recommended the dismissal
rf tha' two contests ' pending in the
-ota) and to permit E. T. Allen,' of
f kyd county, and. li. P: Walthat, af
. "!r.gg"county'to retain their taste.
' Alien's seat was contested by S. F.
Day. a Democrat of KooU county,
find that of. Wathal, by A. T. Rsn
lry." v .... '
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" ttempta. made by tha Germans
: IVi-'ay to bathe the Americans with
' I iuid fire, brought to the Americans
g x'nwrt' every , kind . of fighting the
' ' ha ' resorted to, artillery,
;:isntry, air ' bombinar, gaaalng and
. I Mi'd fire... The Amtrica.nl rcpelted
t'a liquid flame atuck as they 4ad
, r'yri the others and are confident
. : I hay will be able to meet any . at
tack tha Germans may mak
' Within the next two or threw weeks
. the German people will bo called up
... on to subscribe a new . war loan.
; u lenburg, H is believed, expects
. t j- have the 'long heralded - Western
,inv. in fil Swing by that time.
-'Amtogeddoo' la expected to break
. loom at any tUe.' One mora failure
' to "break through1?- is about all the
I'.ur at homo will stand for. .
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, ' lu the latest . raid . oft, London
Thsrsday night, 11 persons were
killed snd 40 wounded. Two planes
- Tenthed the city. It was shortly
afur midnight . and tha northern
l'lfhts seen hero several hours oarl
. , t m visible there and it is be
lv(d by many that the aurora fur-
ntahed conditions-, under which the
air raiders could work more effee-
v tivrty than under a ck'ar, starlit sky.
Watcher on the Kent coaat said that
juat before they heard tha raiders
" a'0hi,f th wnol northern sky
bernnie ilhiminated in bands". of red
and white litrnt hicH ahona over
' th sea with fnr more powerful ef
.'ct than the full niuon. Then aa
If to .accentuate the brihtnana by
contrast, the ki to the southward
t ..fd Krai and the Kngliah chan-
Ki Fined to grow pitch dark. 8ev
v.il -futons were killd by the de-t-
ui.ii'H" f.r rrrvat Knfa in nerth
t 'em 1-amlon. lite iiouse of' a,
' v r was partially wrecked, nut the
, . yiuau ecSiJ. He i a special
( . ..able and had k'ft home for duty
, .? i the warning came a few min
u'.a before the explosion, which dam-n-
ri hia ' rvaidvnee. The vicar
v,ki.( tlirouict'uut tha night aaaint
i i I a eoundcd and bomvWa naigh-
Djr One of the Largest Ggu
Factories in Ttii Part
of the State.
TO ET.IPLOy MANY GIRLS
Representative, to Be Here
Uzzdij to Discuss Matter
Vitb lL B. IL A. , fc
Secretary Carner Da Hon of the H.
B. M. A. announces that. Hopkins.
ville has an opportunity of procuring
one of the largest cigar factories in
this part of the State, which will em
ploy from three to four hundred peo-
pw, mostly women an4 girla. 1
Secretary Dalton haa had this mat
ter up with the American Cigar Com
pany for some time. Ho received a
wire this morning from their repre
sentative, Mr. David We is, saying
that bo will arrive In Hopkinsville to
day for tha purpose of making a
decision In this matter, tomorrow. -
The members of the IL B. M. A
are requeeted to met at the H. B.
M. A. office to disease with Mr. Weis
the possibility of bringing this fac
tory to Hopkiniville. It is not known
just at this time at what hour Mon
day Mr. Weis will bo heard but will
be announced later. .
The American Cigar Co. is one of
the. largest manufacturers of cigars
snd smoking tobaccos in the coun
try. They now have plants located
at Paducah . Ky., and Owensboro,
Ky. They will require sj building
something like 150 to 200 feet in
depth, three stories. ' '
Died in Little Rock. Arkan
sas, Yesterday, Aged
FUNERAL AT 3 O'CLOCK
Was Long a Leading Citizen
of the Newstead - .
Mr. E. M. Jones, died yeaterday
n Little Kock, Ark., at the home
of hia daughter, Mrs. Cody Fowler.
Mr. Jonea had made hia homo there
for the last few years. He waa 72
years of age and was a native of this
county. Ho was a brother of Mr.
T. M. Jones, the retired merchant
of this city. - He aold his property
at Newstead, where he had long been
engaged in farming. He was a
member of the Christian church and
waa esteemed by a large circle of
friends for his many excellent traits
He la survived by two children, his
son Emmett Jones and his daughter,
Mrs. Fowler. Also a sister, Mrs.
V. Reese, of Madisonville, Ky.
The body will arrive from Little
Rock today' and the funeral will bo
held at S o'clock thia afternoon, at
the Riverside Chapel.
CHURCH HILL GRANGE RESOLU-
Siat'- G. R. Pierce, departed thia
life Ft . 16th, 1 18, therefore be
Keaol- d: That our Cranga has
lost a tri i and faithful member and
her huab nd a devoted wife, she
oftan twin r called an angel of mer-
y.. We .thcreforo tender our heari
clt syinl(iy' to the aired husband
and toiumenii tu.) .to Hint fur com
fort ho nc .forsakes thoae who
t the! trust n Him:
Kssolved: t a copy of these
resohitiona be sta to the city papers
snd a ropy,aprud upon our record.
MRS. T. C. JON1.3.
UKS. H. 8. GAUY,
': . KX JC. IL KUYD.
The Kn-h nillralllroae bna pruvml very efrecttvw in ililii l uck the tieriimn tnw. and haa nmn down many
an a drear lug line. This photograph sbons French soldliYi In a ruptured tnnch firing a inltrallleuao at the foe.
IN NEXT QUOTA
RegUtrants Will Begin Re
porting Wednesday at.'
IN DETACHMENTS OF 150
The Quota to be Called in
April Expected to Be
In preparation for the next draft
early in April, the ll examining
board of Christian county haa tent
out notices to - a large number of
registrants in Clasa A 1, from which
tho next quota .will be taken. The
exact number haa not been given but
expected to be about 400. They
are expected to report in details this
week beginning Wednesday morning
at the Avalon, aa court is In session
and the court room cannot be used.
Detachments will report from day to
day until all are examined.
The entire first quota of 324 were
white men as a result a large ma
Jority of this quota will be colored
The namea of thoae notified appear
John Henry White. Jas. Edgar Wil
sei, Thos, Foster Mason, Tom Gar
ner McRae, Ribard Carnett McCord,
Samuel K. MeNealy, Wm. Henry
Coon, Jas. Moaea long. Clay Jenk
ins, Chester Juatico, Herman C
Blythe, Jesse Brake. Walter W.
rCews, John Coferaan, Herbert Lee
Hendrix, Eulia Fuller, W. Garnett
Fields, Lawson A. Faxon, Nick K.
Doumas, Claude Young, Raymond
M. 8mith, John Wesley Venable,
Eldridpe Vincent Gaither Walker,
Francis E. Walls, I la R. West Dorris
Keatte, Blane Walker, Wm, Eliaha
Lacy, Jri,-Raymond Ennia Wiley,
Horace W. McKnight Jas. Melbane
Burnett Wm. Braden Graham.
George Cole. Wm. T. McKniirht
David A. Jackson, Edward C. Curtie.
Robt Whitlock. Otho E. White.
Jeae White, Henry Everett Wllliama.
Daniel Wooden, Willie Wooldridge,
Mosea. Mason, Edgar Mayes, Pete
McGowsn, Tom McKinney, Bell Mc-
uauiey, Will Metcalfe, Walter Moore,
Eugene Moss, Bennie Mumiord, Er
ie y Kenner, Henry Kimbrew, Allen
Killibrew, Walker Lacy, Terry Lacy.
Wm. Leaveli, Rouell Leavell, Hugh
Leavell, Sylveater- Leavell, Gilmer
Lnjenby, Wcaley Johnson, Walter
Jones, Jake Jordan, Wm. Andrew
Anderson, Walter Bell,- Rogvr B.
Allenaworth, Henry Allen, Geo. Bell,
Virgil Bell, Culloin Boyd.1 Frentie
Bollock, Ezra Buckaer, Jeaae Bro
naugh. Lyther Buckner,' Alvin
Brown, Chas. Bruin. Jas. Bronauvh.
Jewett Baker Calloway, Sanders Cot
uns, wiilard O. Coklow, Ceasar C.
CoWman, Geo. Hite. Ban Iluditina.
Wm. Humphries. Jr.. Don.l.l ll.,n.
kins, am llsrria, Arthur Uawkiaa,
WITH MITRAILLEUSE DRIVING BACK GERMANS
1 Jeff Handy, Sam nale, Geo. Bowl
ing Harris. Wil! Gamett Airred
Gant Kddie Gant, Charlie Gar, Ebb
Ford, Howard Everett Lenzy Elam,
Wi'.lard Coleman, Clarence Dawson,
Marcellua Foreman. Roaa Hopper,
Samuel Landes, John Sanders, Willie
Windman, Dan F. Owena, Lloyd B.
Owen, Ira Owena, Clarence Pain,
Howard Preacher, John Roy Pepper
F.well Poole, Omar Queries, Thos.
Edward Quarlee, Said Radford, Wal
ter Reaves, Henry Rives, Geo. Rob
ertson, Bennett Rudolph, Robt Lee
Robinson, Ed Sanders, Geo. Slayton
Lovell Slaughter, Samuel Smith, Er
neat Stacker, Morton Stewart Dave
Taylor, Willie Taylor, Frank Thomas,
Albert Thomas, Kd Vans, Geo. Tandy
S. O. Faulkner, Philip Glass, Will
Holland, Milton Wilkerson, Jss.
Rossiter, Arthur Miller, Albert Bak
er, Geo. Dulin, Robt Jackson, Will
Moss, Dock Hensun, Walter McKin
ney, Jackson A. ttnyd, Wm. Hunt
Richard Williams, Wm. D. Seem,
Luther Miller, Herbert Nance, Ray
Smith, Harry Bradley, Jake Ray,
Wm. Johnson, WiMard Coleman,
Walker Lucy, Gainei Sidney Hooks,
Orderly Mason, Trahue Gant, David
WILL ASK NEW TRIAL.
The jury returned a verdict yes
terday afternoon in the rase of II.
H. Jonea vs. C. D. McQuary. Jones
claims he sold a road engine to the
defendant which he has not paid for.
Plaintiff sued for puasesnion of the
engine and 3UU rent for uae of
aame. Defendant claims he had en
g.ne and paid for it and waa entitled
to use of said engine till hia option
expired. Jury returned a verdict
awarding the poaaraaion of the en
gine to the plaintiff but allowing
no rent for same.
Defendunt says he will make
motion Mondsy for a new trial.
WEEK'S BANK CLEARINGS.
The daily report of the clearinga
122. 884, H4
. 89, 60S. 67
Same week last year. ,
WOOL FOR NAVY LEAGUE.
The Navy League has received the
wool for the sweaters and the knit
ters are requested to call at Mrs.
Bullard's and get same.
FOLLOWING THE FLAG.
Merrs. Robert and Trice Waller
have arrived from Camp Taylor on a
furlough to visit their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Waller, on West
By official dwinloe the sutitMtae
daylifht savina; schedule wss put into
(I act yraterUay, when sll of Uie
locks throughout France were sat
forward an hour. The schedule will
remain in effect until October, when
the clocks will be set back aa hour.
- Hastens Reform.
Neither Are, nor aword, nor banian-
meat can retard reform, bat rathe
V '.11 V, .
Shortage of Corn Crop For
1918 Foreseen as a
GOVERNMENT TO RESCUE
Emergency Agents For Seed
Corn Campaign Are
Busy as Dees
If the teats and reports of lead
ing farmers and government experts
all over the Misaimippl Valley mean
anything and are to be relied upon
then the corn growers and all allied
nduatriea and persons dependent up
on king corn are faring a most ser
According to tests only about 10 to
20 per rent of the corn of last year's
crop will germinate and come up. Be
cause an car looks good on the out
side is not conclusive evidence thst
the Irrsrt of the grain is sound snd
will germinate. On account of sea
sonal conditions las, fall a Urge
percentage of the corn in Kentucky
did not mature perfectly. Hence,
is sxtreniely important that all
seed corn be tested before plant-
Reports of tests in the corn States
north of the Ohio river indicate that
huae States have practically no corn
tliat wdl do for aeed. Thev will
have to purrhaae their aeed elsewhere !
snd the national government reports
isy that Kentucky ana lennessee
are more fortunste than any other
Statea in having a larger supply of
well matured corn for seed. One
report from Illinois ssys they want
100,000 bushels. One county in
lo needs 4.600 bushels. They
will hsve to get seed corn some
where. Every farmer in thia county
who has good corn should imme
diately set about to teat hia aeed
for his own use and lay aside a
good surplus for those who aro not and motion for an allowance pend
io fortunate. Thia corn should bring ing. trail of cause,
good prices. While pedigreed corn l e. 8. Cooper, Jr., vs. Western Un-
ul in some instances, bringing $8
to $10 per bushel but ordinary corn'nal contract sued on. Same ordered
hould readily sell for from $3 to
Farmers are urged to cooperate
with Mr. J. W. Keeling who has
been appointed by the government
to aid and aaaiat the people of this
county in seed corn testing for the
next 30 days. He will have head-
tuarters in the II. B. M. A. office
n Hopkinsville, but will go over tne
ounty meeting the tanners at stal
ed places. . Any timo several will
groa to get together sir a meeting
d will call Mr. Keeling he will
be. glad to moot with them and in
struct them 'and assist in making
eatu L'nrle Eben. "kin
bo Imported, but happiaeoa has SO b
nouJO-aaade." . , .. .
IN MOST DETERMINE'
TACK THIS YEAR I
T. P. A.'a ELECT OFFICERS AND
DELEGATES TO CONVEN- .
Post J, T. P. A. met laat night In
ait enthusiastic meeting. No business
of Importance waa transacted except
the annual election of officers and
the selection of delegates to State
and National Conventions.
raereed'ng the regulnr business
routine a beautiful service flag con
taining 7 stars and donated by Saul
Sacks wss presented to Post J by
Gsrner Dslton. The 7 stars are in
honor of the members of this Pont
now following the flag. They are:
Edw. W. Quails, Oscsr C. WriRht,
Edw. O. White. H. A. Long, Lonnie
R. Tsylor, Horace S Clapp, and Jos.
The following were elected officers:
President H. I.. Lebkuechcr.
1. Vice I'reiidcnt J. J.
President T. E. Over
President Tandy Mc
Prrsident Jno. McCar-
Secretary F. It. Mason.
Director J. R. Embry, C. R.
Clark, and J. O. Cook.
Chaplin Dr. G. C. Abbitt
Surgeon Dr. R. S. Woodard.
Delegate to National Convention
Alternate I.. H. Dsvia.
Delegates to State Convention are
to be appointed by the Secretary.
RAID THE BARNS OF ROB SMITH
AND T. R. JONES AT
A raid by tobacco thieves was
madeon the barns of Rob Smith and
A. Jones, nesr Edgoten, Thursday
night and 1200 pounds stolen from
Mr. Smith snd 200 pounds from Mr.
ones. The farmer'a barn waa not
locked and they helped themaelves
to only the best leaf tobacco, leav-
ng the lug piles untouched. Mr.
ones bam waa locked but the floor
was prised open and a man evident
ly got in through the crack and ,
aniled out tne tobacco taken. At
both places a trail led to the road,
where a wagon was evidently wait
ing. The tobacco was worth prob-
No clue bss been discovered, but
the parties were no doubt familiar
.Ilk tv lrxa t nn o f IK. nil... in tha
IN CIRCUIT COURT.
Sam Broom vs. Hsttie Broom. At
torney entered motion to file his re
port aa attorney for the non-resident
defendant Same ordered hied.
W. H. Jonea vs. C. D. McQuary,
attorney for plaintiff made motion
to file his reply hereon. Same or
Hattie Southern vs. James South
ern. Attorney for plaintiff filed notice
un Tel. Co.. defendant to file orig-
filed. Defendant ohjecta and excepts.
Pearl Dulin vs. Chester Dulin. Ab-
aolute divorce granted by the court.
Miss Fannie Phelps vs. J. A. Boyd,
etc. Difniwed settled at plaintiffs
Jlatlie C. Wood vs. Mut Benefit
Life Insurance Co. Motion by plain
tiff to rule against defendanta to file
policy sued on. Motion sustained.
efenae objeets and excepts.
DISSENSION IN' NEW PARTYt
( By tateraatioaal Nawa Serviae.)
Chicago, March . Disanaion de
veloped in the ranks of the Nation
al psrty todsy at a meeting of the
Executive Committee. Mrs. Howard
tiould. New York, resigned from
the party and withdrew her niaiieuil
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