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WEATHER FOR WEEKj
? V Present premuk distribution
Indicate that fair weather kill
prevail generally throughput the
eoesntry during tho weak, with
.aempersture shore tha aaaaon-
al average aa a rul, aaya tha
righting on tha Waatarn front ha
bna eonAnad to raida by both aide
and artillery fir.
Oaa of tha new lawi to too bo
ra raa affective will pay Juror $3 a
day for their aarrlc) whether they
are need or not
Gen. .Hugh L. Scott, former Chief
of BUff, haa been put In chary of
" Camp Dix, N. J., and a younger man
will take on tha aeUva aeWice at
Tha Ruaalan Conrrea at Moaaow,
a representative, aa possible for di
vided Russia,' Toted to accept the
humiliating peace term offered by
tha Huna. '
Tha Cermn have occupied Niko
layer, another large Hlack aea
where tha Ruaiian navy yard I .
grain warehousao are located. It la
a city of 10,000 people, 70 mile from
Gen. Von Gallwita, new officer
previously on the eaat front, has ap
naarxl onnnaita tha Americana in
Lorraine. Evidently the Huna reaW
lied that It take man with gall
to expect to whip an American army.
r early 100,0000 tons of freight
the alliea la lying on tha pier
- at Atlantic porta from Boston to Nor
folk, accorting to report to Director
General IfcAtoo. Accumulations
art so fart that it may be necessary
to ratart tha movements to the coast
As reported In our telegsaphjiew
nder an order issued by President
' Wilson all coal Johbera, broken,
agents, wholesale and retail, are put
Jnder licensing system. The order
is effective April U... Regulations
specifically fix tha charges to be received.
Tha offices abolished by the Gen
eral Assembly number 124, many of
them with big salaries. Some of the
office holder will be taken care of by
the Governor by reappointment to
commissions created iu merging var
ioua boards. Gov. Stanley was given
authority to terminate the office of
assistant Attorney General on June
SO, when tha salary is to cease.
Daylight saving now waiU only
on President Wilson's approval.
House amendment to tha daylight
saving bill requiring all timepiece
to be advanced one tour, beginning
the last Sunday In March, were ac
cepted by the Senate. According to
the new law tha noon hour will come
at 11 o'clock in tha morning, accord
ing to tha standard time.
CAUSE OF DEATH OF J. E. NUN
LEY. AGED 45 YEARS.
-Mr. J. E. Nunley died Saturday
lent at hia homo In tha city of
Bright'a disease, aged 45 years. He
waa formerly an employe or tne
LAN. Railroad Co.. but had re
cently been conducting a grocery
v. itoro. Ha was a member of tha Chria-
r turn church and tha Masonic lodge.
Ilia wife and two children survive
- funeral service were held yester
day afternoon at 2:30 o clock.
(By latevMtMul News Service.)
Washington. March 18. Holland
today submitted to the United States
Government compromise proposal
regsrding the use of Dutch shipping
bv tha Allies. It waa not salufsc-
torv and ship will be taken over
Mr. Lea W. Gladdish, aged Z4, and
Miss Irene Brasher, aged 16, both a
North Christian, were married at the
Court House yesterday morning, by
Daily Vol. 1. No . 9
VICIOUS ATTACK ON THE FINANCE BILL
Another Lot of Registrants
Who Are Summoned (or
163 IN TOMORROW'S LIST
About Same Jfumber In the
Thursday'.- Batch Whose
Another bunch of well-known
young men of the city and county
are Included in tha list of those sum
moned for physical examination
ThuflMay. 'The'exaraination will be
held at tha Avslon again, beginning
at tf o'clock. Those summoned for
examination that dly are:
WHITE Jos. Dsy, Geo, C. Dra
per? Buford Edgar Latsn, Wm. Lew
ie Dunning, Clifton Fuller, Geo. Grif
fin, E. G. Graved, Geo. P. Gore, Chas.
H. Henderson, Fred Jas. Higgins,
Roscoo Johnson, Sanuel Preston
Jones, Frank Burbridg Lacy, David
..ins Knight, Erritt Lipscomb, Leslie
Long, Ammon Majors, Reuben Jar-
ret Martin, Bentlcy C. Majors, Tho.
Stanley Masoni Henry Clay Minor,
B. T. Cavanah, Albert Clark, Nick
CantosJno. Leslie Cavanah, Grun
dy Cornell, CUrence A. Clark, Vol
ney A. Combs, Johnnie Combs, Her
bert Crabtree, J a. Archie Adams,
o. A. Adam, Warren L. Broadie,
Buck L. Boxley, Oscar Alonto Bry-
n, Autie W. Adams, Geo. Ellis Arm
strong, Wm. Burnett, David C.
Barnes, Claud Burnett, Guy Lind
Smith, Joe Willie Smith, Cecil Brooks
Thompson, EMridge Sdvey, Kenneth
P. Swain, Kruti F.dw. Stowe, Ilorman
Lacy SUm per. Eldridge Shelby, Ed
win Runyan Smith. Wm. Ogleaby
Soyars. Newton Stennott, Wilbur
Frank Swain, Wm. I-ee Swain, Ev
erett Tarker, Orie PTool, J as. Rich-
rdaon, Raymond Allen Rives, 1).
KnUll Nixon, Clifton Shaw Parker,
Chas. Pane Rone, Burnie Pool, Carl
Robt Trill-hard, Wm. Robt Wald-
rop, Oscar U. worsoam, - tieroeri
West, Chas. Terry Weosloy, rred El-
is Ward, Frank B. Waltrip, Herbert
Watson, Sam West, Clyde Ward.
COLORED Edw. Fox, Will Daw-
son, Wm. Dulin, Richard Flam, Hen
ry Eavea, Wm. Fincb, Ross r lem
ming. Sum Pranicr, Jesse Garrott,
Nathaniel Furrow, Douglas Fox, Clar
ence Ford, Geo. Galbrcath, Albert
Talley Gnnt, Wm. Henry Glnddish,
Wm. Henry Grime, Ji.o. Doyle Hack
ney, Marrill Hanna, Golu Henderson,
Henry Hopkins, Lem Jackson,, umo
Ixte Hill, Alltert Johnson, Geo. Lewie
Kendrick, Gua Hubbard, Tommie
Jones, Jettie Kenner, Thus. Kenner,
Osker Kenner. Wallace I.indaey, Dave
Lockridg. Geo. McWain, Herbert
Moseley, Mercer I.oiig, I.evl Alalone,
Will Moore. Bunkee Oliver Moore,
Jake Manson, Joa. Moore, Isaac Mc-
t'lain, Nathaniel Metcalfe, Will Mer
riweather, Jerry Chappell, Willi
Carter, Starling Cnson. t'has. Coop
er, Geo. Cox, Wm. Coleman, Geo.
Croney, Bud Crenshaw, Will Bruni
fleld, Dave Buker, Alex Brewer, Neal
Barbour, Elliott Brown, Chas. Buck
ner.Emcry Arbuckle, Soloman An
derson, Harrison Boyd, Tandy Bow
ling, Johnnie Boyd, Walker Brilton,
Henry Buckner, Will Bush, Hugh
Bronaugh, Arthur Buckner, Will M.
Wooden, Jo Tharker, Ben Thacker,
Samuel Taylor. Robt. Senclay, Walt
er Shanklin, Freeman Spencer, Hntch
er Tandy, Ada Shankl n, Poetell Shel
by, Lcdfurd Steward, Roger William,
Kobt Uuarle. llrrhel Nichols,
Gua Pollard, Frank Perkins, Otis
Richardson, Robt. Fintkens. General
Queries. Archie Wilson, Riley Weath
era, Bud Yate. Frank Wilcox, Rog
ers Woodford, Louis Woodard, Os-
s Woodson, Frank Wright, Edw
ENGAGED SIGHT UNSEEN.
Tha marriage of Muts ltha Big'
ham. 1A years old, of Paducah, and
Mr. Paul B. Richardson, 19 years
old. of Poplar Bluff, Mo., at Paris,
Tenn., Thursday afternoon, waa the
culmination of a remarkable romance
which began about two months ago
when Richardson was plunged into
love at the sight of Mis ilighaiu
photograph and lost no time in win
ning the hand of tha pretty young
bride. Richardson seat a telegram
from Cairo, III., Wednesday after
noon announcing that he would ar
rive In Paducah that night He de
scribed him If and Mjss Bigham and
her mother met him at Union station.
The wedding was arranged and the
couple wnt to Pahs, Tenn., aad
war married. Paducah Sun.'
BRITISH USE DUMMY TANKS TO DECEIYE
Having found the battle tsnks a great urra, the Brtllth are now uMog
tha enemy to Induce blra to waate his ammnnltlon and to cover movements of
la her shoyrn being tnken to a nosltlnn near the front.
Private Peat Coming For
Lecture At 'Tabernacle
WORLD FAMOUS HERO
Wounded In The Trenches
of France Will Tell of The
"I'rivute" Pont, the famous war
lecturer, n returned Canadian sold
ier, will he in llopkinrville Snturdny,
March 30. for a lecture at the Tab
ernacle He is one of the first men
to i: fr-im Ciinirla at the beginning
of the European war and spent two
years lit the front.
"I'livate" Peat c:v;s under the
au.spieci of the local Kcd Cro Chan
ter and the prices fur admission will
be 50c for udulta nn.. 35c for child
ren. No reserve scnt
All li'i have lieu r I this famous
lecturer pronounce h'm on of the
greatest in the country. Ho is thor
oughly familiar with conditions at
the font mil his. powers of port
rayal of these are second to none.
His coming to HopVuiviPc will be
huilod with much em hminam ami a
Inr audience will i'ktly hear him.
AND FINALLY POUNDS UP
NF.CRO IHICF 1HOM TEN
NE3SEE. Policeman A. W. Vitlierxpoon hud
lively chao after u negro thief
yesterday dur.ng tho hot part of the
afternoon and finally i minded him up
two miles South of town. The negro
who gave the name o? Wilson Scott,
of Tennessee, asked pcrmiNtion to
ride ill u wagon of tl. II. Stowe in
which two ctdored men were leaving
tun, John Wuliac- and Jumie
Jones. They started out the Canton
pike but when near Jenkins' grocery
Scott swiped a pistol lying in the wag
on ami leaping out took to his heels.
The weapon had Just been purchased
by one of the men for $ -1 - Jones
run to Ollicer With, rspoon s house
nesr by and found thut ollicer was
just getting up and praring for
night duty. "Spoony at once took
up the chase in his shirtsleeves and
followed Scott acrcss tha country
beyond the fair grounds where he
finally brought h..o '.o a standstill
by a "rut ulf" movement Scott
re.ii.itej arest and was given a pom
merltiig with the cthVer's list until
he iUited down, ltu denied having
the piflol but was back-tracked and
tha pistol found, lit the meantime
r.M. Withcrspoon had notified the
oftice und an automobile was sent
for the return trip to town.
Scott is In Jail under charge of
grand larceny and "Spooney" is
nursing soma very sore knuckles and
still trying to cool otf.
Will Core, reported very ill Sun
day, at Camp Shelby, of pneumonia,
i batter according to latest accounts.
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, MARCH 19, ltfl8.
1 U r- .-- KJ I Pas
WANTS FEDERAL AID TO PRO
TECT OIL PRODUCERS IN ES
TILL AND LEE COUNTIES.
Frankfort, Ky., Mrch 18. Gov
ernor A. O. Stanley lant night wired
General Barry at Chicgo asking that
a company of federal troops be
placed at hi disposal to protect oil
producers in the. iSgnboard field of
Estill and Leo counties, where mob
violence has been resorted to in a
quarrel over mineral rights between
the Southwestern Petroleum com
pany, which is developing the ter
ritory and adverse claimants.
One driller was fired upon and
driven away. A derrick and oil tank
was burned and threats were sent
to the heads of the company. All
the stale rtoops are in the federal
service and the governor is urging
the passage by the assembly of a
pending bill or ono providing for
a state constabulary.
Meanwhile the governor has at his
disposal no force with which to check
any disorders that may ajisc.
CIRCUIT JUDGE KERR THROWS
OUT ENTIIE PRECINCT VOTE
Lexington, Ky., Murch 1H. Cir
cuit Judge Charles Kerr threw out
all votes cast for commissioner last
November in Dewcese-street pre
cinct No. 2. By this derision Wood
Dunlap, leading Republican poli
tician, is given the commiiiunership
of public property and Harry M.
Sclioonmnker, incumttnt, is ousted.
Involving, as It does, one of the
boldest election frauds that has ever
been brought to light in l-exington
or Fayette county, tho esse has for
several months commanded the keen
est interest and alter tion. At a re
sult of the charges nude in Dunlup's
petition of contest. Jerry Delph, one
of the election officers, has started
a four-year term of imprisonment
for corrupt election practices, and
Enimett Martin, his .ompamon, is
serving a on year t'irm. Throwing
out the precinct gives Dunlnp a ma
jority of thirty-eight votes over
Schoonmaker. Hundred of type
written psges of evid nee were given
in th case by scores f witnesses.
Strike again are in progress in
Austria and Hungary and are spread
ing fast, according to an Amsterdam
dispatch. Telegraphic communica
tion between IJudapeat and Vienna
has been suspended.
A (ierman submarine apparently
was sunk after an hour's battle with
an American tanker, according to of
ficer of th latter ;essel who ar
rived at an Atlantic port. Tha fight
occurred in the Bristol Channel.
Edward Breathitt has received hi
order to report fur training for th
" " VI'" 1 r I
n rt r4) pr I'st'-i
dummy Imitations of tbein to deceive
the real things. One of the dummies,
Red Cross Tobacco $a!e Sur
passes Point Heretofore
LED BY -MllS. WEATHERS
PatriotisnuShown fly Many
Farmers By Their Contri
The Red Cross Tobacco Sale Coin-
nnttee today sold all the tobacco col-
I ... i . ... ., n
lecien latv wees on uu inc loose
floors. Mr. Ed I.. Weathers, chair-
man, and her mmr.ittce received
the lartrest amount of nnv of the
in..... tl,n i..il ......... i..:
The following who hud sold thiir
tobacco gave money
. II. Kemp. $."i.(lli; .las. T Burn
ett. $L'.r.(MI; R. If. Csrk. fl.'-O; C.
U. Boyd. f.Vmi, E. T St.-gur. J nil;
Mr. Ladd. $ln"; F. It. lace. $ ::, (til;
John Rives, Jl'tdil; J .tr i.arnett,
I5.0II; Howard Stowe, l.rl; Allen
Owen, $.1.00; Mr. limns. f.Y.Mi.
These farmers gavs, the amounts
of tobacco us indicated:
Ira Rhea. o0 lbs; Albert Cox, 5
lbs; W. II. Wharton. 60 IU: V. II.
Mi Kinney, 10 lbs; Nick Edwards, 5
Ihs; John J. Reed, 100 lbs; Jordon
Itives, 100 IU; II. Colcinun, CO IU;
A. W. Sholur, 40 lbs.
The following farmers gave a bun
dle of tobacco each, from their trucks
Frank Killibrew, itennei.t.itown ; T.
J. Wright, Sinking Fork; Will John
son, Ncwstcud; T. C. Keats, Howell;
Otho Wicks, Fruit Hill; V. D. Dock
ery, Crofton; H. C. t!ihls. Trigg coiin-
t, ; Hill Udd, Rockey Itidge; F. C.
Merrill, Hockey Ridge; A. V. (irace,
While Plains; W. C. I'endergrass, L.
W. Powell, Allegree; Dave Coleman,
(col. I Trigg county; (ieo. Steven
son (col. I Trigg couniy; T. C. Cole
man, Todd county; F. lotdd. Ceru
lean; T. C. Powell, Fiuit Hill; W. II
llightower, Kirkmunsville ; Albert
liitlhrc nth. North Chr stiun; Joe Ev
ans, J. (i. Suunders; Mr. Clark; Mr.
Shoulders; C. ti. Tuylnr, Trigg coun
ty; J. W. Hcndnx, Trigg county;
N. Christian, V.lu'.e Plains; Jack
Knight, Dawson Springs; W. E. Cans
ler, lluttermilk road; Sam Wilkins,
(,1k ton; J. F. Cornelius, Cerulean;
K. (.ood, Crofton, R. 3; W. S. Dycus,
Kuttuwa; L. It Huinhy; Jack Dulin,
col., R. S. Fritz. Fairview; W. Wil
hams, Fairview; F. M. Smith, (iracry
W. F. Y'oung, FrecVnia,
and R. 1.
Lieut. Page Illakemore, son of Mrs.
L. McF. Illakemore. und Miss Ethel
Sights, only daughter of Dr. II. P.
Sights, of Paducah, were married in
Paducah Sunday evening by Itev. E
P. Barnes, pastor of the Christian
church. They arrived here the same
evening and apent th night with
the groom's mother and left yester
day for Camp Jackson, Columbia, S.
C, where Lieut. Blakemore ia sta
tioned. The bride is pleasantly re
membered as th beautiful daughter
of the former Superintendent of the
W v em 8tat Hospital. The groom,
a Hopkiusvill boy, was a talented
young engineer when k euUred ta
Will Be Sold By the Christian
County Board of Agri
culture. ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN
Money Has Been Raised and
Plans Formulated Meet
Today at 3 O'clock.
Following up the suggrstiona of
District Farm Agent G.T.Wyatt and
Jake Crider of the State Department
of Agriculture, the Christian county
Hoard of Agriculture has taken steps
to advertise throughout several states
and a large number of counties in this
state. The Board held a meeting last
Saturday afternoon and appointed
a finance committee composed of T.
J. McKcynolds, Sam Frunkel, and
F. K. Yost, was appointed to raise
by subscription a fund of f.MKI with
which to start the advertising and
employ a man to handle nil corres
pondence in the advertising ami sale
of all corn. This fund has been
raised and the folloarmg is a list
of those who subscribed to the guar
The Acme Mills, Wall & Mct.owan
llopkinsville Milling Co., Krankel's j friation given by Willard thia after
Husy Store, J. II. Anderson A Co., noon.
R. E. & W. D. Cooper, Ed L. Weath
ers, ;. L. Campbell, T. J. Mclley
nolds, ami A. II. Eckles.
The board will meet tlii afternoon
at 3 o'clock at the II. It. M. A. office '
I to receive the reports of the Finance
Committee mid the loinmillce on
Plans. This latter oniiiuttee con
sists of S. L. Cowherd and R. E.
..... All flu. Iiiu.ni'iu 1,1111 and
farmers are wauled at this meeting I "'"'l 'hl afternoon contain forty
Plans will he completed nt today s ; four names, eu-ht of whom killed
Imeeling and everything set in motion.
A contract h. Ven let for q
It....... ..... . .t .f n I I..H wintr uliiell
I will he done in several big farm!
journals and about in county paper !
I All these nds will tfi forth the fact j
that good seed corn tan be had ml
the ten counties composing this ills-
tri. t. Cons. uently a large number
f mollifies will soon be coming III
froin those who hae to buy seeil
No seed corn will be sold out of the
county and district txcept through
the Christian County Hoard of Ac
multure mid no com will be sold ,
unless it i tested and listed accord
ing to governmental r"gulation. All
corn will he sohi at s.i.ini per iiu.snei
less 10c which will be deducted to
help defray the expense of advertis
ing, correspondence, etc.
If you have corn for sale list it
with the government representative.
John W. Keeling, or cull either of
the following: II. It. M. A. office,
A. II. Eckles, Ed I.. Weathers, (i. L.
Campbell. T. J. M Reynolds, J. T.
Sugar, S. L. Cowherd, Sum Frunk
el, F. K. Yost. J .A. McKenzic, R.
E. Cooper, II. l. McKeynolds. or lieo.
This is a matter that is serious and
needs iuick action. Act today and
don't wait till the planting season is
HOLDS IMPORTANT Ml F.T1NG
TOUCHING PROPOSITION OF
At a meeting last night of the
Publicity Committee mhich Was ap
pointed to adiertise the proposition
of bringing t" Hopkiusvill the big
cigar factory and procuring the nec
essary help, the proposition wa gmie
over Ihiougldy and way and means
discussed. Plans were outlined
whereby the many advantages of
such u factory to llopkiiisvilie and
Christian county will be brought to
the attention of the public. Thia
committee will endeavor lo snow wny
this proposition should have your sup
port snd that the necessary labor
should be enrolled at once to guaran
tee the proposition. Read th ad
which appears elsewhere in this Issue.
This is a highclass proposition and
deserves the support of th good wo
man and girl of our town and coun
ty a wall a th support of th
Price 3 Ccnls.
!'. lat.natH.al Newa Service.)
Washington, March 18. A hot at-i.i-
k on the new war corporate fi
nance hill today in tha House de
bate included half a doaen statement
that the use of 12,000,000,000 au
thorued would be to bolster np and
rebuild broken down railroads. Rep
resentative Johnson, of Washington,
prtdirted that the government would
became such a heavy creditor of
railroads that the latter would re
main permanently under It control
and it waa thia he opposed.
.(By Interaatioaal New Service.)
Chicago, March 18. Milwaukee or
St. Paul, are favored by Jess Willard
for the championship match with
Kred Fulton. Julv 4. according to In-
(By Intrrnatioaal News Service.)
Washington, March 1H. A cas
ual! v list issued by th War Denart-
1 1,1 act on. i apu
, was either killed or captured. ....
(By International News Service.)
New York, March 1M. Decora-
,,, f .ltinction have been con
ferred uppn four Americans by Era
purer of Japan, for their active war
work for the allies. They are former
Mayor Mitchell of New York, former
Mllvor ( urley of Boston, Mayor Bar
dick of Newport, and Judge Gary
of the I'mtcd State Steel corpora-
(By Intaraatieaal News Service.)
. .New York. March 18. Tha etock
market became dull and thia after
noon sold off sharply. Cotton went
to the highest price In history when
March options sold at 8S.S8.
(By Inleraatieaal News Service.)
I lover. Iel.. March 18. The fed
eral prohibition amendment was rat
ified this afternoon by th Senate
I I to i. Th House bad already
passed upon it favorably.
Mrs. Josephine King, a patient
from Fulton, Ky., died at th Stat
Hospital March IT, of pulmonary
tuberculosis, aged 63. The body was
taken to Slate Una, Tenn., for bur
ial. Sha had been in the hospital
IN HANDS OF JURY.
Th trial of Jimmi Rive, col..
charged with wilful murder, was be
gun yesterday and went to the jury
lost night. At nine o'clock th jury
was unable to agree and were
back for further consideration.
WRENNE ALLUOfe -
Wm. U. Wrenn and Miss F.mma V.
Allison, a young coupl from Nash
ville, whu cam in on th Dixi Fly
er, were married but night by Rev.
J. W. Elite, of tha Presbyterian
church, and will return boot thia
morning. ' Tha bride ia daug hur
of Judge Allison. They were accent
panied by M. O. Baugh.
Tha Methodist church at Cddyviile
unveiled service flag with It stars.