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titablbhed 1879 Vol XL-Daily Vol 1. No 4
IIOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 1U18.
iVicc 3 Centi.
! EDITORIAL COM! I
Call 44 if ye fail U get the
Kasacbiaa promptly. Ami if yea
V have it, phew 11 la the
I aa asTmber.
Irvln S. Cobb ia again In Franrc
, and ia ft tha raal firing lina with
ha American army.
Fiva or ten Mexican bandit who
raided a ranch near Laredo, Texas,
warn, rounded op and killed by Tex
A bracket haa been Invented to
permit three clothea linra to be taut
ened to one nwt. It ahould also be
provided witVT aafety attachment
to rive way when tha lina ia chained
la tha dark.
Tha court martial tj Maj. Milton
Board, better known hero aa Dr.
. Board, waa approaching: an end in
Louisville yesterday. The exami
nation of about 20 mora witnesses
. was expected to close tha testimo-
Joe K. Twyman, who went to Hot
Springs, Ark., a few days ago, writes
that he ia busy taking; baths for
eta rheumatism and hopea soon to
be as Rood as new. Of course he
adda that he can't get along; with
out tha Kentuckian.
Charles B. Stebbins. who has just
returned from France, where he
served two years in tha British royal
' field artillery, bring a new story
-ef German trickery He states that
ha ha aeen English soldiers blown
to atoms by bombs concealed on tha
dead bodies of Germana which were
being burned by the British troop-
' . ooo i
Tha examinations for today and
tomorrow wilt include many of tha
moat prominent young men in Hop
f .klnaville,. some of whom will have to
' leave prosperous Visinea enterpris
es ifcalled to the front. Among these
are Lawson H. Faxon the druggist
and Churchill H. Blakey, jeweler.
Other prominent young men are Ira
D. .Smith, attorney, Aaron Davis, of
Frankel'a Busy Store, and J,phn W.
Venable, Manager Stockley assist
ant in the picture shows. Tha sec
ond installment of the names appears
in today's Kentuckian.
Tha House of Representatives
, Monday passed a bill creating a
State Budget Commission to be com
posed of the Governor, Chairman
of tha State Tax Commission, and
the Auditor. Thia bill passed the
Senate several days ago and now
goes to the Governor for his signa
tur. Hereafter all requesta for ap
propriations for various state depart
ment, bonds, and institutions must
be presented to the Budget Commis
sion. Recommendations for appro
priations are to be embodied in a re
port to be submitted to the Legis
lature by the Budget Commiaaion.
This will obviate the necessity of in
troducing at each reasion a large
number of appropriation billa which
go into tha hopper to be ground out
without due consideration.
TOBACCO MARKET IS STILL
CHARACTERIZED BY HEAVY
Thia week ia starting out to be
another one of heavy receipts of
tobacco. Big aalea were held on the
looae floors yesterday and last night
tha city waa crowded with farmers
who had brought tobacco to mark
et, some a long distance. Prices
were still very strong.
(By lateraatioaal News Service.)
Washington, March 12. An
American Sergenat named Wallman,
from Cambridge, Make., an air pilot,
ea Saturday afteVnoon ahot down
two German machyoa in combat.
Wallman la. attached to tha French
( By latajraatleaal News Service.)
Washington, March 12 A total
of 14,600 persons have been killed
by German torpedoes hurled without
warning into merchant vesaela, ac
cording to figures complied by tha
Speed Up Orders For More Troops To
Federal Spar Company Be
gan Business March 1st
' Home Office Here.
CAPITAL 150 THOUSAND
New Enterprise Launched by
Men Articles Filed.
Articles of Incorporation were
Ated in the office of the county clerk
yesterday afternoon by the Federal
Spar Company which haa already be
run busines aa a raining company.
This enterprise is launched by T. J.
McRcynolds, J. T. Wsll. W. T. Fow
ler, and Gipp Watkins, all of thia city
except Mr. Watkins, who recently
moved to Crittenden county to look
after the busines of the company in
The Federal Spar Company ia in
corporated for $150,000. Of this
amount Messrs. McKeynolds, Wall,
Fowler, and Watkina will each own
$25,000. The company will do a
general businesa of mining feld spar
and haa already begun operations
in Crittenden county, whore it haa
large and rich holdings.
The home office of the company
will be located In Hopkinsville and
will be officered as follows: T. J.
Mc Reynolds, Pres; J. T. Wall, Vice
Pres.; Gipp Watkins, Secretary-
Spar is used in the process of
manufacture of steel, and ainca the
outbreak'of the war baa jumped in
price from $4.00 to $15 Ov per ton.
The richest spur mines in the world
are in Crittenden county and it is
expected that the Federal Spar Com
pany will in the near future become
one of the leuding spar companies
in the State.
WETS WIN IN
N. Y. STATE
RATIFICATION OF FEDERAL
TAKEN OUT OF ASSEM
( By International News Service.)
Albany. N. Y.. Mnrch 12. By a
vote of HI to CI the New York Slate
Assembly early to-night adopted an
amendment to the Hill-Mi.Cobe Reso
lution ratify ng the federal prohi
bition amend. nent, which makea the
resolution a bill and provides for a
referendum on the ratification issue.
It effectually prevents the State from
ratifying tho federal amendment
without a vote of the people. It
ia looked upon as a sweeping victory
sweeping victory for the anti-pro-
for the anti-prohibition forces.
(By International News Service.)
Washington, March ".2.--High
praise for the American Navy waa
sounded today in a report submitted
to the House substitute committee
of the Naval ConimHtce which haa
been conducting a three months in
vestigation. Republican and Dem
ocratic members joined in the find
ings. Regret was expressed how
ever, that const ruction haa been cur
tailed by mobilization of tha ship
yards for commercial purposee.
(By International News Service.)
Wellington. March 12 The War
Department announces the death in
action of eight more American sold-
CONFEDERATE VETERAN DEAD.
Jas. E. Tutt, aged 80 years, a Con
federate Veteran, who waa a member
of Cobb's Battery, died at his home
at Cadix, Saturday. He wus a fear
less and during soldier.
"SWOKES" FOR THE BOY'j ANU SOME WHO
If ... i- ' W
(Mill N.Mrafw tii
In the renter x n train of .10 cars containing 11.0no.nm n.ks of tolmceo. enough Tor m.(.( cigarettes, start
ing from Purhnm. N. C for the eenboard to be sent to th- soldier In Frnnre. Alx've mi. I below are wnne of the
American troop that will enjoy these ainnkr a battalion of the Held nrtlllery tlmt Is doing such gwl work on 'he
French front, and a few of the men alio are In a hiwpltnl tvit mill cheerful.
STILL CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS
TO AID IN EXAMINA
TIONS. This morning promptly at 9 o'clock
the examination of Iti.'l men of Clans
I will begin at the Avalon. Ir. J.
H. Rice says more clerical help is
needed in the conduct of these ex
aminations which will continue
through Thursday alio. If you can
write a legible hand and will give
a few hours service to uncle
Sams work, you can prove your
patriotism by presenting yourself
before Dr. Rice as early as
H:.'10 or 8:45 this morning and ask
ing to be allowed to do what you
Lust week this paper published
the numes of those called for to
day. Below is the lit of 103 addi
tional called for tomorrow. '
John Harold Elwood. Kenj. Harri
son Taylor, Richard Wade, Robert
Prince, Leonard M.ijurn, Walter
Hamby, Turner Cline, Geo. Kdw.
Cu,shenhcrry, Aubrey llladcs, Jimniiu
Bond, Elmer Bright, Churchill Wak
ey, Francis M. l.ovu, Jus. Arkley
Iajiik. Aaron Davis, Jaa. W. Morgan,
lUymon Morris, , lit n S. Warlield,
James W. Dunivl, Krnest Y. Daw
son, Dudley Flowers, Norman Fer
rell, Claude Francis, Harrison Mc
kinley Fuller, M. Edvr. Gamble, Levi
Grace, Ilenj. Clarence Hurt, Walter
JelTerson, Joe M. Jones, Wm. Gray
Henderson, Willie West, llurr.l I).
Vass, Carter Led ford, Horace Lyon,
Jno. U. Lacey, Rufus N. Keeling,
Lloyd Wright, Forrest Lawson I .',
Oliver B. White, Herbert K. Will
iams, Horace Vultr,i, Collins Wil
liams, Lonnie W. White, Herbert
Samples. B. C. Schmidt. W. K.I Rrn
shaw, Clifton I). Sims, Gus M. Smith
aon, Ira Dorman Smith, Asa K. Stin
nett, Henry Garnett P'l'ool, Jos.
Garner P'Pool, Henry Thweatt, Bruce
T. Thompson, Wm. Clarence Thom
as, Jack Stewart F.dgar Wude, Krnest
Glenn ullgby, Reuben Kendrick, Roy
Lee Pauley, Thoa. Moss, Herman,
King, Harold Clinton Withers.
Lem Golston, Jesse Evans, Andrew
Roach, Chaa. Garrott, Morton Whit
lock, Joe Robertson, Richard Jones,
Alex Kdmonda, Jno. Baker, Rivers
Clardy, Jimmie Cayce, Leslie Crutch
field, Ed Arbuckle, Morton H. BaUon,
Hary Bowlea, l-o. Boyd, Goldie Bell,
Frank Buckner, Alumii Kraxton,
Mack Brewer, Buck Broady, Lee
Henry Brown, Alex Coleman Brent,
Roger B. Allenswortli, Willie Mason,
Gus McKeynolds, Dish McClaia, Wil
lie Moorq, Jim Mumfurd, Vie Dulin,
John Mum ford. Still Dickinson, L'lcvr
Fleming, Owen roaton, Columbus
Garrott, Pete Goodman, Wm. Gomh,
Fred Gee, Bradley Hawkins, KJs!
Hargravea, Hugh Howard, Will Hop
kins, Albert Hopkins, Chaa. House,
Herbert Johnson, Govie Jones, Jesse
Jones, Jiaimie llarr.s, Walter Lee
Hendra, Alien t'atlott, Arclue Ca
non. Leslie Clark, Kubt. Waller, Ben
Wella, Geu. Ld Vaughn, Veruon K.
TO BE PAID TO THE DEPEND
ENTS OF SOLDIERS OF THE
Poor handwriting of the men in
military or naval service is largely
responsible for a two weeks' delay
in the distribution of Government
checks for February pay allotment
ami family allowances to dependents.
1 he last checks for families of sailors.
and mrmlera of the marine corps and
coast guard went into the mails tat-
urday but checks for tho army did wns n member of tho Hoard of !i
not get juried until Monday and it f. Kentucky of the Arliiu;-
will take two weeks to complete the
task. More than 500,000 checks have
been written, and an effort has been
made to have the dependents get
their allowances early in the month.
The uverage amount of each check
is about Jo, ami the total monthly
disbursement runs about tl-,ono,-000.
Usually the allotment from
the soldier'i pay is about f K, ami the
Government family allowance about
$10, the exact amount being lixed
by the number of dependents.
Vauclin, Elien Tippe", Geo. Leavell,
Sam Jopes Leavell, Oliver Kendrick,
Ernest Wilson, Joe Hall Winn, Willie
Willis, Demetress Killibrew, Al Wil
cox, Alexander illii.iiis. f red Mint-
lock, Hayes Wooden, Jas. White,
Harry Radford, Girt Redd, ICufus
M. Robinson, Owen Sebree, Caliph
Shanklin, , Malcolm Smith, timer
Southern. Enoch Spurlm, Logan
Trice, Excell Trice, Clarence Poin-
lextcr, Ide Radford, Harry yu.irlcs,
('has. L. Thomas, 'tic hard Tavlor,
Robt. Washington Summers, Luth
er Nelilett, Norman Newell, rrunk
Morrison, Allen Uiinb.
Next week all those in Cli.ss 1
who have not been examined up to
that time will be called, hut the ex
act number has not yet been fixed.
REDUCING THE U-BOATS.
Information reaching Washing
ton states that more submarines are
being sunk than Germany is building.
Sir Eric C. Geddes, tirst lord of the
British admiralty says that the sub
marines were being checked. Wheth
er succeeding months have shown
a net loss in '.ern.an sumiiarines
is not known. It is believed, how
ever, thai the ami kUoiiiarine cam
paign has proted so effective that
increased efforts this spring will see
a steady decrease in the number of
U-boata available to prey on allied
and American shipping.
FIVE HONORED DEAD.
The Murray Ledger gives the
names of five soldiers from Callo
way county who have already lost
their lives. They are:
SergL Robt. M. Kowlvtt.
Private I.exie Fitla.
Private Elbert L. Craig.
Sergt. Robt. W. S broader.
Private time HalL
WILL ENJOY THEM
LOSS TO STATE
HONORARY PRESIDENT U. D. C.
AND FORMERLY DIRECTOR
OF ARLINGTON FUND.
Ghcnt.Ky.. March 12 Kentucky
beiievolent. literary and patriotic cir
cles suffered a distinct loss in the
death at her home in Ghent lust week
of Miss Cuby M. Froman. For many
years sne nau neen a-uve in cnurco
sororuy. an.i cnaruao.e n.
was president for twentv-tive );"
of the (.hent Literary ralon and lion-
orary president of the State United
naurliU-ra of the Confederacy. She
ton Monument Fund.
fOLLOWINC THE FLAG.
John Goodrich, colored, of this
city, has three sons already in the
U. S. Army in the Philippines and two
more are in the draft age await
ing call. John, Jerermiah and Rog.
ers volunteered. Wallace and Louis
are willing to go without claiming
Pettus C. linker writes his father,
Bryant Baker, that his command is
being moved from Texas and the
young volunteer export soon to be
with the bovs "over there, in France.
Five French war orphans have
been adopted by Madisonville ho
ple, one each by Mrs. Turner Ruby,
Mrs. W. J. Dulin, Miss l.illie Cccile
I u 1 1 11, Pbilathea Sunday school
class. Baptist church, and sales-people
of the Dulin store.
f , 1
Donations are urgently needed to
increase the fund to buy wool for
the Navy League. Wool is needed
to knit sweaters and socks for the
sailors and engineers on the trans
ports carrying over our soldiers and
transporting food for our allies.
There will be ararcely a night next
summer that these woolen garments
will not be needed, on account of
the chilly nights. GarmenU as fin
ished are sent directly to the sail
The fund has been started by con
tributions of $15 and $2. GO by two
persona. Any contribution large or
small will be welcome. There are
many knitters but wool is scarce.
Contributions may be sent to Mrs.
Monroe Bullard, 011 West Utth at.,
or Miss Mary UU. swell, on Alumnae
Avenue. Phone 1 100-1 or 47a.
MR. JONES' ESTATE.
The City Bank A Trust Co. has
qualified as administrator of the es
tate of the late E. U. Jones, who
was buried bare Sunday.
ALLIES CULL FOR
Gen. Crowder Asks For
95,000 First Draft
SOME OF NEW DRAFT
Kentucky is Called Upon
to Supply Sixteen Hun
dred of Them.
Washington, Match I J. Gen.
Crowder, Provo-d M.irslial, today or
dered the movement of !I.V(W draft
ed men to begin March i".ith ami con
tinue five days.
Every .State with two exceptions
is included in the cell. The order
includes the men remaining from the
other draft and some of the ncit
The apportionments include:
Kentucky - MOO.
The set ond llnited States army,
approximately HOti.lMii) will be called
us soon as Congress smetids the law
to compute the havi of apportion
ment among the at ites on the num
ber of registration! io Class one in
stead of by population. Provost Mar
shal General Crowder announced.
Act Kill in pVHiu'IkiI Itafurat Ariril
Men in deferred classification, will
be called in small numbers, as wrll'k.D STATIONS ON THIS SIDE Of
as men in Class one for the purpose
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callH r M.d,ng them to school to
,. ,, ,. ,11:d,lications.
p,l(l( ju fu (U(;U utuicr ,ir,t
draft and it is supposed will not be
called upon to furnish any of the
I .C.no from Kentucky
The examinations in progress to
day are 111 preparation for the sec
(By laternational News Service.)
Paris, March 12. Another Ger
man air raid on Pari Monday night
and most terrific ..- II ,tt.r.l,
of the war Th.rt v.f .., w.r k I '
outright, I'li suffocated in a stam
pede trying to escape and 7'J were
injured. Four out of M0 of the raid
ing machines were shot down.
(Bf Interaationsl News Service.)
Washington, March I J. The War
Department's policy of refusing to
give addresses of soldiers killed in
France was vigorously assailed in
the House today. Representative
McKrnxie of Illinois opened the dis
cussion regarding a telegram from
a constituent who thought hia boy
killed when a name exactly like his
son's was carried in the published
casualty list. Ilia parent after
hours of mental distress learned it
was another person.
MRS. WINSTON HENRY'S WILL.
The will of Mrs. Mollie M. Henry,
widow of the late Winston Henry,
was probateil in Atlauta, where Mrs.
Henry was killed by an automobile
accident last month. She left a
small estate of twalv or fifteen of
he rrelatives, including the daught
ers of her late husband, two of
whom are Mrs. M. B. king, of thia
city and Mr. T. U. Smith, of Guthrie.
IN PARIS BY AN
OTHER AIR RA D
Eight Generals to be Changed
at Once flaring Failed to
Meet Physical Re
quireznents. FIVE DIVISION OFFICERS
ORDERS HAVE BEEN ISSUED T
SPEED UP SENDING TROOPS TC
FRANCE. THE NATIONAL ARMY
MADE UP OF SELECTIVE DtAFT ;
MEN WILL BE DISPATCH T ' "
EI ROPE AS FAST A8 SHIPS
AVAILABLE. PAVING WAY j
WAR DEPARTMENT .ANNOLV
Kl TO DAY THE BEGINNING C
A WIDESPREAD SHAKEUP V
Ct'MMANDING GENERALS OF
SELECTIVE TROOPS. NO GEN
ERAL OFFICERS WILL BE SEKT
ACROSS THAT ARE UNFIT TO
STAND THE RIGOR3 OF SERVICE
AT THE FRONT. AS JRF.SUfcT
EIGHT GENERAL OFFICEBI.N
CI.UDINC. FIVE DIVISIo CkM-
M ANDERS, NAMED BY plAJOR
(ENFItAL MARCH. ACTING AS'
CHIEF OK STAFF. HAVING FAIL
ED TO MEET PHYSICAL 4iE-
Q1 MR EVENTS, ' WILL BE RE
TURNED TO THEIR GRADES FN
COMMANDS WITH "
NATIONAL ARMY AND ASSIGN-
,. r. r.
1 111, e 1 i.n.v a i v. t iil, vjill.,,
TO SPEED UP IT IS RETORTED
RESULTED FROM FRESH AP-
,.KA,.S OV ALLIES FOR MORE
AMERICAN, FORCES TO HELP
WITHSTAND THE SHOCK OK THE
EXPECTED GERMAN OFFEN
SIVE. .., ....
(By International News Service.)
Washington, Mar 12. Another
trnat appropriation biU passed the
'Senate this afternoon. It totaled
l'"" """ or Urgent
110.0(10,000 for urgent deticien-
" Rovemmeni work
at tli moment of passage Benedict
Crowell, Assistant Secretary of War,
asked the Senate for $400,000,000
for arming fortification and pro
viding ground. Estimate was mad
too late to hav it included in the
bill paused thia afternoon. The Sen
ate concentrated hot Are upon the
appropriation of $7(0,000 for the
(By lateraatiaaal New Service.)
London, March 12. -Fighting ac
tivity In the West haa aubnded some
what in Intensity during th last 24
hura. Australian troops penetrated
the German line Northeast of Mea
smea, returning with sum prison
er Th Americans carried out a sur
prise attack ,in th Woever regioa
METHODIST, PRAYER SERVICE.
mid-week prayer aer-
vie will be,
.1 L ...
held at the Methodist
esday night at 7 3",
au 8. PowvU.