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Established 1879 Vol XL-W !y Vol. 1. No. 3
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1918,
Price 3 C .
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sUrroAjded by difficulties
Tha, Daily Kentoekian, starting aa
It did seriously handicapped in many
haa mat wilh cordial recap-
tlok In spits of ita shortcoming. Tha
paper een now ia without sufficient
e-fllce, force and ia aadly in need of
pan to complete ita organisation.
, .Tha labor shortage ia gwln mor
aerlbns all the time and" several of
Ita 'trained, man haa one after tha
", .Utot gone to war. Even the erip-
led fJrVe left to it waa further
reduced by an unlocked for loaa of
an employe on the ova of abating
Even the boy in tha office waa tem
Borarly diaabled by an accident, and
Tret the paper came out on time with
the loyal assUtance of the force it
hti and aa aoon as help can be ae
nrtd to fill vacancies many improve
. . Taienta wdl be put into affect '
The Uat ia ateadily growing and
tha public ia giving tha new daily
fx moat encouraging start. Postmast
ar J. E. Moaeley haa rearranged hla
office hours to receive the mail late
. at night and the Western Union haa
attended its cloning hour to receive
the telegraph nana. Tha lata hoar
JmX which tha first news ha sheen re
, W ceived has been one serious draw.
Jck, but this will in time be adjust
ed. ' .
Time will be necessary to get av
eiytjilng .to running smoothly and
then w shall begin- planning Tor the
The little daily will so- be larg
er. SuclTchange aa are found neeee
, aary to Improve it will be made
from time to time. The Daily Ken
tuckisn will strive to be a faithful ex
, poneAt of (the best Interests of Hop
JrinsvilVand will stand with the good
rpeoale for promoting ita moral and
commercial welfare in every way.
It will try to deserve success and
then trust to the people to make it a
C- 'v..:' r-
f A Kansas City Judge dismissed a
f charge of,'druhkennesa against Geo.
. Whitacll, of Lone Tree. Mo., who had
sobered up and told the court he
wanted him to come out to Lone
Trfahe first of April as his guest
"- and help him catch fish in Cow Creek.
The judge told him at the fishing was
bum he would double the fine next
The Huns reached a shining
, mark In London the other night
-"hen they dropped a bomb on Mrs.
Lena Gilbert Ford. an Ajnerican
pte, ormerly of Elmlra, N. Y.
fine and her son were killed.
: NEW PLEDGE
FT.ESIDENT CABLES WORDS OF
i SYMPATHY TO MOSCOW
(By Inleraatlowal News Service.)
Washington, Msrch 11. President
Wilson this afternoon gave formal
assurance to Russia of his intention
to stand by that nation. In a message
cabled to the Congresa which as
sembles in Moscow tomorrow, be
eaid hit sympathies are with Russia
at a moment when German power is
str ting to crush freedom. He ex
' presses regret that we cannot ren
der an effective aid, but America will
stand by Russia.
Miss Lyda Halford, of Louisville,
Bute Supervisor of the Red Cross,
spoke at the Christian church last
night to a deeply interestsd audi-V-
that Ailed the church. She is
a most captivating apeakar and her
enthusiasm In the noble wore in
which she ia a leader ia contagious.
She delivered a wonderful address
Yesterday -morning another aale of
tobacco donated waa sold for the
Red Cross and tiOJf realised. This
U the largest sale made any week
M ier. Mrs. Ben Mc Reynolds was
1 thscommittee chsirmsn Isst week.
NEW ISSUE OF BONDS.
d. I R. International News Service.)
Wahinrton. March 11. Secretary
tuvaHoo announced tonight an issue
cf f500.0UO,000 treasury certiAcaVes
I indebtedness csrrying 4Vi per
rent interest, payable June 18, 1911.
:..K.-rintiuns close March 22. l,
numinationa are $500, 1,0U0. 5,
1 COO, $10,000 aa4 $100,000.
Will Gire Employment to 5C0
People In Tomato
' ' ' Season.
PAY FARRIERS $15 PER TON
Will Carer About Three
Acres of Ground and Be
Read This Summer.
Mr. G. A. Nagle, representing, the
firm of Nagle, Goble and Dalinke,
passed through the city yesterday
morning, called on Secretary, Garner
Dalton of theJI. B. M. A. and as
sured him thTl his efforts had jiot
been In' vain and that tha' canning
factory will be built here during this
year. Work will begin en this plant
in the early summer. In the) mean
time Mr. Nagle will make arrange
ments with all tha farmers who will
raise tomatoes to take care of their
tonnage, delivered at Hopk insville.
All farmers desiring to raise toma
toes are requested to sea Secretary
Garner Dalton, aa ha ia in "position
to make contracts for the above Arm
at f IS per ton delivered at Hopkina-
Thia ia $2.60 more than the price
agreed upon in the first meeting with
TO BE DONE AT HIGH SCHOOL
LABORTORY PROCEEDS TO
CO TO RED CROSS.
Arrangements have been perfect
ed between J. W. Keeling, who ia
in charge of seed corn testing cam
paign in Christian county, and tha
Hopkinsville High School whereby
fsrmers who prefer can have their
seed corn tested in the Schools' up-to-date
laboratory. Those who have
not the time and do not wish to do
the work themselves can have their
corn given an ear teat in a acienti-
flc manner at the price of 1 cent per
ear. Thia will coat about lbc per
acre for tha testing, and the farmer
will be assured of a perfect stand
of corn once it Is planted and aea-
aonable weather ai had.
The Hopkinsville High School haa
voluntary offered to test all corn by
the ear that ia brought them and
turn all receipts over to tha Red
A complete record will be kept
of all testa made, and it ia hoped
that no farmer will plant corn thia
year without testing hia seed corn
himself or having same done by com
COMMITTEE OF 100 MADE
A CANVASS OF THE CITY
One hundred members of tha First
Baptist church made a canvass of
the city east of Little river to take
a census of Baptist familiea. The
carda returned numbered 966 and the
canvpa waa not quite completed.
The tvnvass on the West side ia to
be mr le by the Second Baptist
Tha Meet is to ascertain the
church i. Illation of new comers and
to perfect aa organiiatiua to got
the familiea into the church and
IN WASHINGTON ON BUSINESS.
Messrs. M. C. Forties and Geo. C
Gary, of the Forbes Ma'.ufcturing
I'o. and the Mogul Wagun Works,
made a business trip to Wsshingtoa
several days ago.
Two Brilliant Wedding
' Were Solemnized ia the
GRENFELL-RAWLS ' WED
Lieut; Garrott ' Hopton and
Miti McKee Wedded
Tbs wadding of Mr. Bowen p..
' Crenfell, Louisville, and Mhos Grace
Ladle Rawla, of Honklnavllle, waa
solemnised last night at S .S0 o'clock
in tha main auditorium of tha Meth
odist church in tha presence of a
very large aaaemblaga ef friends, rl
ativee, and specially Invited guests.
The groom waa born and reared
In Swsnse, Wales, but Is now mak
ing hia bona in Louisville. . Ho fat
widely known in tha Southern and
Western states, having been engaged
aa a singer in evangelistic work and
sasociated with soma of tha strong
est workers in the field of Metho
The bride is ena of several daught
ers of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Rawla, of
this city, and ia a beautiful and ac
complished young lady. Her friend
ly approach and lovable disposition
render her a popular favorite with
all her acquaintances.
Promptly at s:39 the music began
with Miss Katherine Follanshy at
ptieeorgan. After an organ solo Mes-
damea. Foseter an dGray aang "Whis
pering Hope." This waa followed by
a violin aolo by Root. Cooper. Keep
ing three- emH - IOhengrin's Bridal
chorus, which was sang by Ota best
city, tha bridal party marched down
twa aisles, coming from different
sides in the rear of the church, to
the front of the altar and were met
by Rev. H. H. Jones who solemnly
snd Inipreesingly said tha ceremonv
tha ring form being used. After
the ceremony tha party retired up
the center aisle during tha playing
of Mendelsohn s
Dudley Rswls, a brother of the
bride, waa beet man and Miaa Byrdie
Florence Rawla, a sister of the bride,
was msid of honor. The bridesmaids
were Misses Elisabeth Golliday.
Frances Nabb, and Bessie RawU.
The ushers were Lyman Hayden,
Sydney Johnson, Oglesby Soyars,
and Jno. C. Lawaon.
Tha bride wore a beautiful beaded
chamuese with veil and carried white
roses. Misses Elisabeth Colladay
and Byrdie Florence Rawla wore
yellow taffeta and carried killarney
roses. Miss. Bessie Rawla wore blue
taffeta and Miss Florence Nabb wore
blue ailk net.
The out of town guests were Mr.
snd Mrs. H. C. RawU, Mrs. E. L. Me-
Lindsey and daughter and Mrs. Ea-
gene Young, all of Princeton; Mrs.
r . A. Rawls and Mrs. F. C. Leddra,
Cerulean; Miss Msrgsret Groom,
Princeton; Miss Frances Nabb, Rus-
sellville; Miss Ruth Nabb, Louisville;
Mrs. R. P. Nabb, Trenton; and Mrs.
W. D. Nabb. Guthrie.
A large number of beautiful pres
ents were received, including a
beautiful gold watch bracelet
and a handsome fllligre silver cas
serole which was givsn by tha Metho
Immediately following the wed
ding the bride and groom drove to
the L. A N. station and boarded the
10 o'clock train for Chicago and oth
er northern points. Among the points
of interest to be visited is tha Billy
Sunday meeting. On their return
they will be at homo to friends al
603 8. Virginia street.
Lieut Garrott A. Hooson. of Ox
ford, Miss., and Miss Narcissus Mc
Kee, of this county, were the prin
cipala in a quiet but beautiful church
wedding at Grace Episcopal church
yesterday afternoon at 1:80 a clock.
Only a few inlimate frienda were
Rev. G. C Abbitt pronounced the
ceremony, using tha ring ceremony.
The young couple left at once
La., where Lieut Hopson ia sta
tioned. He oxpecta to be ordered to
France aoon and whoa he departs,
Mrs.. Hopson will return here 'and
stay with hsr mother, Mrs. Mollis
McKee. The bride is one of the
country's most beautiful and lovable
girla aad has been greatly admired
by many fnends. The groom is a
native ef thia erccty, and is a son
of Mrs. Uattis A. Uopsoa. Before
Photographs of the actual maneuvering of the battleplane In the res I me
above hsve been extremely few sod
tenseness of an actual air fight that Is
ptsne at the top la maneuvering for
an Ita German adverssry. After a short but thrilling mscbe-gun duel the
Frenchman succveded In downing the Teuton. The phot(arspb wss msde
by as nhaerver In another Frwich hartleplnne..
NICE HOME OF BAILEY RUSSELL
DESTROYED DURING CHURCH
HOUR ORIGIN MYSTERY.
Fire destroyed the home of Bailey
Ruaaell on West Heventh Kt at 1 1 :H(t
a. m. Sunday. -Mr. Russell wss st
church at the time but Mrs. Russell
was at home and in the act of pro-
pairing the Sunday dinner The fire
originated in the top part of the
building from some cause yet un
known. The fire department made a
hurried run but not in time to kave
any of the building except the walla.
Mr. Kuasell atated to a Kcntuck
ian reporter yeaterday that practi
cally all the furniture and fixtures
were saved, the only material loss
resulting from a nice lot of cut glass
which waa broken in an attempt to
extinguish the flames. Mr. Russell
slso stated that tbs loss will proba
bly be 912UO or U0U which is prac
tically covered by insurance.
Mr. and Mrs. Kusaell have moved
across the street from their home
into the home of Mini Iinrhmsn, a
sister of Mrs. Russell, and will remain
there till other plans are made.
he entered the army he waa engaged
in farming near Oxford, Miaa.
Mr. Forest L. Lacy and Misa Irene
Johnson stols a march on their friends
Saturday afternoon and slipped over
to Nashville where they were married.
They returned home Sunday morn
ing and are at the groom a new home
on the Madiaonville pike. The bride
is a daughter of Mr. Joe Johnson
and tha groom a son of Mr. Chss.
THE COUNTY HEALTH OFFICER
FOUND HALF A DOZEN
Dr. J. II. Rice, who went to Bsin-
bridga to look into the smallpox sit
uation found aix rases, lis spent a
day there establishing a quarantine
and vaccinating persona who did. not
have good scsrs. He thinks there is
no danger of a sprvsd of the dis-
(By lalerwatieaal News Service.)
St Louis, Mo., March 11 Forty
five hundred tobacco workera for
Liggett A Meyers Company struck
todsy, following the compsny's re-
fuss! to recogmie the union demand
of eight hours a day with w-m in
crease of U 6 to 100 percent No dia
. v. v
bsve not shown In any sense the graphic
shown In this pnotngrsph. The French
position preparatory to swooping down
CHURCH HILL UNIT WILL GIVE
A HOME TALENT PLAY
Tha Red Cross unit at Church Hill
I will give a home talent play at the
Grange Hall next Friday night
called "A Modern Sewing Society.
The cast ia made up of the leading
young ladies of the Church Mill
vicinity. The admission is -5 cents.
1. Instrumental Solo America
Forrelr Mra. T. C. Jonea.
2. Adilress Mrs. T. C. Jones.
3. Quartetts Keep the Home
Fires Kuming Miasea Adnms and
Gary, Mesdamra Gary and linker.
4. Flag drill Miss Adrock s class
5. Reading Mr. Ilooley on Travel
Miita Klixabeth Gary.
A, Chorus Newntesd school.
7. I'lsy A Modern Sewing So
Mrs. President Mrs. Henry Boyd.
Mrs. Knowall Mrs. M. O. Kim
mcrling. Mrs. Wise Mrs. Will Johnson.
Mrs. Short Mrs. John Adams.
Mrs. Brown Miss F.lizaheth Gary.
Mrs. Jones Mrs. Tom Jones.
Mrs. Gossip Miss Edith Williams.
Mrs. Truthful Mrs. M. E. King.
Mrs. Green Mrs. W. A. Adcock.
Miss Chatter Miaa Mattie Adams.
Miss Flutter Mrs. Jsmes Baker.
Miits Simple Miss Mollie Gsry.
Miss I'rrt Miss Cora Williams.
Miss Small Mrs. Joseph Gsry.
8. Chorus America.
& & k
fOUOKK II HAG.
N. M. Rutland, of Empire, enlisted
Ssturdsy in the medical department
of the regular army at tha Evana
villa atation and left at once for Jef
ferson barracks. Mo. He is 34 years
old and haa had two years exper
ience in pharmacy work.
George E. Renshaw enlisted in the
cavalry at the local atation Saturday
and left Sunday for Louisville. From
there he goes to the Columbus, O.,
barracks for training.
David Weis, representing the
American Cigar Company, met with
a committee of citisena and the City
Commissioners yesterday afternoon
at the H. 0. M. A. to discuss the
proposition of establishing a cigar
factory in thia city.
Secretary Dalton brought Mr. Weis
here for thia purpose. Mr. Weis
laid his plans before the committee
and said the factory would employ
SOU or 400 bands. Nothing def
inite waa done, but a further awet
ing will be he IX
. . " -
ARTILLERY BUTTLE RffiC "
ON THE BATTLE KIT
Only Eight More Days and
Roles Committees Are
ABOLISH USELESS OFFICES:
Retrenchment Bills Are Re
garded As Sure to
Frankfort, Ky , March 11. With
the Rulea Committee in both branch
ea of the General Auembly now in
charge of all legislation, bills will
be disposed of in rapid-fire order
during the remr.imler of the session,
8 legislative dsyi While there sre
several hundred bills in the nahd
of both committer to be considered
in order that it muy be determined
which ones should be placed upon
their psmage, many of them will be
thrown into the discard on first con
The first meeting of the Houne com
mittee wns held Monday morning to
deride which bills shall be voted on
thst day snd therrsfter the commit
tee will meet every night and arrange
the programme for the following
day. , ,
Among the bills regarded by many
aa moxt important are those looking
to the abolition of eighteen of the
State offices and boarda consolidating
them with other departments of the
State government. They were re
ported out together by the Ku!ci
Committee in the Senate today.
While it is believed thnt all of them
will pana with little opposition it is
expected thst several amendments
will he offered to make the law ef
fective immediately, instead of two
TO BE ENLISTED
ARMY OF QUARTER . MILLION
BOYS WILL BE ENLISTED IN
"BOYS WORKING RESERVE."
(By laternatioaal Newa Service.)
Washington, March 11. The
United Statea Employment Service
announced today that a campaign be
ginning March 18 to enlist a new
army of 2TiO,000 boya between I A
and 21, aa a "Farm Army" will be in
augurated. The members will belong
to the "Boys Working Reserve.
TO PAY LICENSE
ANOTHER STEP TO ASSURE THE
PUBLIC THAT CHEAPER
COAL IS TAKEN.
(By lateraatioaal New Ssrvice.)
Washington, Msrch 11. Coal
brokers are to be put under a li
cense, according to an announce
ment thia afternoon by Fuel Admin
istrator Garfish!. The action follows
protests from many sections of the
country. Thousands of brokers for
merly secured commissions from re
tailers, but under a recent ruling
they will look. to mine operators for
commissions, about lit rents a Ion.
Mr. Garfield also stated this after
noon that some mines not economi-
cslly operated must necessary oper
ate mora economically or shut down.
HUN RAIDERS CAUGHT.
Count Felix von Luckner, tha com
mander ef the German sea-raider
SeeadUr, who eeraped seven months
agw In blew Zealand has been again
captured and Interned with 11 suen.
(By Ut.matienal News Servlea.)
WsKhintfon, March 11 The
principal war developments ara as
The America in Lorraine to.
Isy pierced the German second line
in a amaliini( raid.
The Turks retire 22 niilcal before
the Britinh in MesopotamL
For fully half an hou t?ia "Amer
ican troops sarly today fourfct a
brilliant snd successful hand to hand
comhnt in the German trench, on
the Toul front It was tha first I '
iw-iile raid undertaken since t
rrivsl in France. Tha Ssr
laahed into enemy positions for '
.1 HnA t At '
illed many Germans aad
turned Isilen with trophies) UO-i
ly informative papers. No prisot
were taken, those Germans who V
not taken flight were trapped in di.
outs and killed in man to man con
A big artillery battle ia raging
along the British front in Franca.
Secretary Bsker, who arrived in
France Sunday, ia meeting Gen.
Terching in Puna. Ha will visit tha
German fliers "Hava bombarded
Nsplei, n Italy.
In the East Japan and Cb'n a'e
niHkini; joint plana for an expo ..l. -ii
(By International News Service-)
Paris, Msrch 11. Cheered by m
vast throng and hailed by the French
press as the "Organiser of Victory,"
Secretary of War Baker arrived in
Puns today and was met by Gen.
Pershing. First visits wre to Presi
dent Poinrare and Premier Ofrtmn
ceau He will trWr"" to the front
shortly on an mspectivii of American
By lateraatioaal News Service.)
Wsshingten.. March. 11. Major
General Leonard Wood may command
an army con or a field army at
rrench front aa Lieutenant General.
This one result is expected from the
visit of Secretary Kaker to France.
There ia ever)- indication that Amer
ican troop are pourUw Into tha bat.
tie line mpidly. .
.(By Interastieaal News Service,)
Washington, Msrch 1 1 President
Wilson has sit his face firmly against
any change In the Overman Bill.
In conference this afternoon with
Senator Overman, he insisted on hia
lesire to hsvs the bill passed just
as originally drafted. Prt.rai,-
emphasis was placed by tha president
upon his dns re to possess omnibua
upon his de:re to paaaeaa omnibua
power of war direction, againat
which the opposition to tha mcasura
SENATE UNANIMOUSLY VOTES
TO SELL PROPERTIES IN U.
S. FINANCED BY CERMAN i
(By lateraatioMl News Service.)
Washington. March 1 1 With Ma
voice, 64 Senators agreed thia aft.
ernoon that the chain of romm.r.
cml activity tiia Germans hava drawn
acroaa thia country must be torn
away. The vote was ,.,.. ik-
anteadment before Coiu-r .11..
m. ! Tn """rty ' tod0. A.
Mitchell Palmer k , wmit prutT
ties in the 11 HO,..a hv t;.e.
BAKER III Pi!?
Lifting, ..jflpound hog to dem
onstrate his herculean strength. Leoa
Laeinktewiees eompl.ird of fseling
111. A few minute. 1 1 V be dropped
dvad of a tvf . .J.m"V Xonu-
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