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"Over the Top"
Df At America Soldier
ARTHUR GUY E.1PET
AfscAs Csss.r 5r(n( Frmm
HE ST1H. LIVES.
Here's to the health anil irmiil
wishes for Nrbntura'a foremost citi
zen William Jinriirnrs llryan oH
years old Tui-sdny! No, not old, hut
68 years younir. May lie live bins; in
year of artire service He will never
Hie in the heart and mniorii-s of ln.i
Until twenty-one i-ar and nine
months sko hi tianiv wn fame (lie
had no fame) wax hardly known t'tit
sida the hnlbt of Couirress and the
conirrenslotinl distrirtd in home stiitc
which 1ic represented. Since the de
livery of his Cron-of-Tlnni.s" ,
i perch in the Nationu' ( unventiun in,
Chirniro in 1H1MJ ha h- never iiii-wl !
to liirnt for deinornii y i nd on the
sido of right. His fame in not only
national but interniituniiil us well. I
Peerless orator and Uatenmnn that
he in, he has column n led the lur'ei-t
audierrcj and excited the wildeiit en
Oiuai.ii.n. His voire Nan been heard
Ireri In usamla of plntf rni and h n
auuVurs rurpass th'se i f any living
Mr. tr un has been the most inul
rned nifi in public life. Notwith-
stantl f i I nont evetj (front daily
news .,! in the na'ioii has oipn"l
him for mora than -i jran and at
almost every turn, he tui always had
a tremendous pirv.n.il folitmiiii;
mhiih has made him a national In:
urw in matters of sum- and politic".
Nut only has Mr I'.rwin been the
most maligned man, but he ii tin
men! vindicated man if the preaent
ace. He has fought steadily forward
for hat Jie conceivi d to be ri"ht
and has seen critic s.irr critic an
iie si-.rr ie him n to insiirmlicnnce
and sink to thn depths of forj-elful
Bryan still lives. I't.k ticully every
policy, every treat reform, which he
has championed has ki n adopted by
the American puople nd enacted in
to law. His present Kreat work
to free the nation f the evil of
alcoholic liquor, in this he has sue
evaded in a phenomenal way. Twenty
six states have already adopted staUt
wida IcKixtalion. Tha. national pro-
nibiliun amendment has been rati
neii ine same during the past ten
On Mr. Bryan's 5th birthday ho
was aula ui cclehrate by opening in
his home stale, the campaign seeking
to Dnn about the ratification of the
national prohibition intendment by
til Nebraska Lctrudutuie. In this we
predict for him simitar victory and
lunner vinuicaiiun. A,.B ava con
tend, and close by saying, Bryan still
Germany has notiluj neutral Am
basaadora that she i wltc An . r
can property in Cierruany in reUlia
tion for our seizures n this country.
That will not ba a puymR game, since
there ia one hundred tin.es as much
t.tiu.cu pruvrty h.-v M ,H.rB u
American property in (iirmany.
Misa Esther Cleveland, daughter
of tha 1st Urovar t'lavelund, Presi
dent of tha United bvstei, was mar
ried Thursday in Wescminttrr Ahliey
to Captain W. 8. Boauaiiuet, U. K. o.,
of tha Coldstream (iuards and sou of
Hit Albert Boaunuuet M.as Cleve
land was bora In tha White lluue at
Wa&hii'fc-ton, In October, dunnif
tha aecond adniinajtration of her
Th Hritiah who vn addition to
liameroua air rnbla bahind the lines,
bonibintf points of vantaiie and in
duliiing in fltchla tn tha air with ene
my aviators, since October have car
ried out 2A6 flufht or 8b ranU into
Cerrnan territory. Tha important
town of Mannheim ha baea their lat
ent Urjret, axploaivas bombs excaed
i f a ton 111 weight having been
. -; 4 tUeI.
risrnsk iiv sr snsv ur aisil
- binnsery monk dad, I hsve
been trylne tn raise you for fifteen
minutes. What's the matter, are yna
suleepr (Jnrt as If anyone enuld
hare slept In that Infernal racket!)
'Never mind frsnilne t nasty answer.
Jut INti n."
"'Are yon asm for puttln aoma
thine over on tha Mochea and Old Pep
per all in one?"
"I answered that I was gum enoouh
when- It came to putting It over the
IWhcs, but confessed that 1 had a
wrukrnltis; of the aplne. even at tha
mention of Old Pepper'a name.
"He came bac with. It's so absurd
ly eniy and simple that there la no
chance of the old heathen rumhlln It
Anywny. If we'ra cnuRht, I'll take the
Tnrter these condition I told him to
spit out his scheme. It was so during
and simple that It took my hrentB
awny. This Is what he proposed
"If the IWhi-s shniild use that mad
agnln, tn send by the tap system the
tnrect and runrc. I bud previously
told hi in about our dipt sin talking nut
loml ns If he were sending tbroueh
oril.TH. Well, If this hnpieneil, I was
tn si-tid the dope to t'assell and he
would tmiiNinlt It tn the battery com
mmidiT as ofhcliilly coming thnmuh
the oliHeniitlon Kit. Thi'n the bnt-
tery would oM-n up. Afterwards, dur
IiiK the luveNtliriitlnn, CsHsell would
swear be received It direct. They
would have to relieve him, because It
wns IniiMisxIlile from his poet In Ihe
i battery dugout to know that the road
waa being ucd at that time by the
(Jennans. And alxo It was lnixsKllile
I for Iriru to give the target, range and
tli rree. You know a battery chsrt Is
not psim-d sroiind among the men like
! a newxpnper from llllchty. from him
the lnvetl:iitlon would go to the ob
servation pot. and the observing offl-
cer could truthfully swear thut I hud
1 nut sent the ino-nu'i' by 'phone, and
thut no orders to lire hnd been liwued
by him. The InrestlKntors would then
be up In the air, we would be safe, the
ll hes would receive a good bsitldng.
snd we would get our own back on Old
l'ipcr. It was too good to be tnie.
I gleefully fell In with the scheme,
and told CuKHell I was his meat.
"Then I waited with heating henrt
and watched the captain like a buwk.
"lie was beginning to fidget again
and was dnn ing on the sandbag
with his fivt. At last, turning to me,
he said :
"'Wilson, this army Is a blatikety
blank washout. What's the use of hav
ing artillery If It Is not allowed tn Href
The government at home ought to be
hanpil with some of their red taie.
It's through them that we have no
"1 niiNwercd, 'Yes, sir.' and started
sending this opinion over the wire to
C'awHdl, but the captain Interrupted
me with :
"'Keep those Infernal fingers still.
What's the matter, getting the Denes?
When I'm talking to you, pay atten
tion.' "My heart sank. BupiMisIng bo hud
rumbled that tapping, then all would
be up lth our plan. I stopiwd drum
ming with tuy fingers and said:
"'Heg your pardon, sir, Just a habit
" 'And a il d silly one, ton,' he an
swered, turning to his glasses ai'ain, j
snd I knew 1 wus safe. He had not
tumbled to the meaning of that tup
ping. "All at once, without turning round,
he exclaimed :
"'Well, of all the nerve I've ever run
across, this takes the rake. Those
IWIies are using that road
ni-dn. Mliis my eyes, this time It Is a
whole brigade of them, trnusiorts and
all. What a pretty target for our
'4..Va.' The beggars know that we
won't Are. A d d shame, I call It.
Oh. Jiirt for a chance to turn ! W
basse on them.'
"I was trembling with excitement,
r'rnlil repented stolen glances at the
captain's rango chart, that road with
' "Over tha wire I tapped, T 234 hafr
tery. Target IT. Range 0, t degree
SO minutes, left, aalro. Are.' Caseell
n. K.'d my message, and with the re
ceiver pressed against my ear, I watt
ed and listened. In maple of Ato
nies very faintly over the wire came
the voice of oar battery commander
issuing the order i D 238 battery.
Be I vol tlrer
"Then a roar through the receiver
aa the four gnha belched forth.
screaming and whistling overhead, and
the shells were on their wsy.
"The cnptaln Juniid as If he were
shot, and let nut a great big expressive
d n, and eagerly turned Mi gla
In the direction of the Ocrmsn mad.
I also strained my eyes watching that
target Tour black clouds of dust rose
up right In the mldine of the German
column. Four direct bits another
record ftr D ZTtS.
The sheila kept on whistling over.
hesd, and I had counted twenty-four
of them when the firing suddenly
ceased. When the smoke and dust
clouds lifted the destruction on that
mad waa awful. Overturned limber
and guns, wagons smashed up, troops
fleeing la all directions. The road and
madslde were (potted all over with
little Held gray doto, the toll of our
"The captain. In his excitement had
slipped off the aandhag, and waa on
his knee In the mud. the glsaa still at
his eye. He was muttering to himself
and slapping hi thigh with hi dlsen
gsged hand. At every slap a big
round Juicy rusa word would escape
rrom Ms lips rollnwet tiy:
"flood! Fine! Marvelous f Pretty
W ork I Direct hits all.'
"Then he turned to me and shouted :
"'Wilson, what do you think of It?
Pld you ever see the like of It In your
lfe I) n One work. I call It
Pretty soon a look of wonder stole
over bis face and he exclaimed :
Hut who la h I gave them the
order to fire. Itange and everything
correct, too. I know I didn't Wilson,
did I give you any order for the bat
tery to oiien up? Of course I didn't
'I answered Tery emphatically, 'No,
sir. you gave no command. Nothing
went through this post I am abso
lutely certain on that point, sir.'
"Of course nothing went through.'
he replied. Then his face fell, and be
muttered out loud:
"Hut by Jove, wait till Old Pep
per gels wlud of this. There'll be fur
Just then Bombardier Cassell cut la
on the wire:
"General' compliment to Captuln
A . He direct that officer and sig
naler report at the double to brlgude
headquarters as iumju a relieved. Be
lief now on the way.'
"In an undertone to me. "Keep a
brass front, Wilson, and for God'
sake, stick.' I answered with, 'Ilely on
me. mate,' but I was trembling all over.
"I gnve the general' message to the
raptnln, and started packing up.
"The relief arrived, and a we left
the poet the captain said:
"'Now for the fireworks, and I know
they'll be good and plenty.' Tbey were.
"A SPLENDID TONIC "
Say IKxiftn Lady Who, On Doo
lor Advice, Took Cardai
And I Now WcfL
llltson. Tcon. "About 10 year are
I was..." say Mr. J. U. Gsdd, of
this place. "I suffered with a pain la
my left aide, could not sleep at ulr.ht
with this pain, alway la lb left
My doctor told di to use Cardul. I
took one bottle, which hslped mo and
after mr baby rams, I wo stronper
and better, bat the pain waa aiill
I at first let It go, but begaa to ret
weak and In a mn-down condition.
so I decided to try awm n.or Cardul,
hirn I did. ,
This last Cardul which I took made
me much better. In fnrt, cured me. It
has been a number of years, still I
have no return of this trouble.
I feel It wa Cardul that cured me.
and I recommend It as a splendid fe
Don't allow yourself te become
wesk and run-down from womanly
troubles. Take Cardul. It should sure
ly help you, as It has so many thou
sands of other women In th past, 40
years. 1 lead v he, backsrhe, lldeache,
nervousness, sleeplessness., tlred-out
feeling, ars all slms of worrsnly trou
ble. Other women get relief by taking
Cardai. Why not youf All drnctitts.
Hut after few month rsther
Rheiimstlsm got aim and he wa sent
to Illlghty: lb air tn tha wake of hi
stretcher was bine with curse. Old
flcntty snrety could swear some of bis
outbursts actually burned you.
No doubt at this writ Ing, he
"somewhere In Blighty" pussy footing
It on a bridge or along the wall
aome munition plant with tha "O. R.'
or Home Defense corps,
17,000.000 PROJECT IS
DULY CELEBRATED TO-DAY.
(By lateraatioaal Nsws Service.)
Indiana Harbor, Ind.. March 19.
Uaharate ceremonies signalising th
completion of a 117.000,000 project
which has been two year in buildin
wer held here lately as Oklahoma
oil gushed for the first time through
pipe laid to th refinery of the' Sin
clair uil Company.
In the presence of company offi
cial and hundred of spectators
valve waa turned and oil from the
Oklahoma field hundreds of miles
away started flowing. The oil will
keep In operation the $20,000,000 re
finery which has bees built by the
Sinclair company her.
FEEDS WHEAT TO HOGS.
luting we stood at attention In front
of him and s alted. Ills my waa short
" 'Don't you two ever get It Into your
brads that Morse I a dead language.
I've known It for years. The two of
you had better get rid of that nervoua
habit of tnpplng transmitters; lta dan
gerous. That's all.'
"We saluted, and were Just going out
th door of the dugout hen the cap
tain called up back snd said:
'Hmoke Gotdflakrsr Test Well,
here fire two tins of tin' in on my table.
li Iwk to rile buttery, slid keep your
Inn rue between your teeth. Under
atandr "We understood.
"For Ave week afterward our bat
tery did nothing but extra fatigue.
We were satisfied and so were the
men. It wss worth It to put one over
on Old Pepper, to any nothing of the
Injury caused to Frits' feeling."
When Wilson had finished hi atory
I looked up and the dugout waa
Jammed. An artillery captain and two
o ITlcer had also entered and stayed
for the finish. Wilson spat out an
enormous quid of tobacco, looked up,
saw the captain, and got as red aa a
carnation. The captain smiled and
left. Wilson whispered to mo:
"Bllme me, tank, I see where I click
for crucifixion. Thst captain Is tha
same one that chucked as Goldflake
In his dugout and here I have been
Vhucklng me weight about In bis
Wilson never clicked hi crucifixion.
Quite a contrast to Wilson wa an
other character In our brlgado named
(By lateraatioaal New Service.)
Sacramento, Cat., raMch 19. Be
cause of the market price for barley
a now hiKher than that for wheat in
thai section, at leas on farmer
ieening nis wneat to the hog, ac
cording to a statement received here
by Food Administration officials. The
best barley bring aa high as $3.80,
while wheat is selling for approxi
mately twenty cent less.
(By lateraatioaal News Serriae.)
Wauaau, Wis.. March 19. A hair
lea calf la reported to have been
born on a dairy farm near Edger
ton. The mother la a full grade
Guernsey and the calf, with the x
ception that it ia minus any hair, ia
fully developed and healthy. The
animal may be sold to a circus.
D.Ult , . -. A. .II..., hi... M,,, . .1 ,.M
lien we arrived at the gun pit 1
slthough looking forty. "Old Hcotty"
had been born In the Northwest and
bad served In the Northwest Mounted
police. He wa a typical cowpuncher
and Indian fighter and wa a dead shot
Httl III rill- . I. nA I . ...
Interviewed. Tbl. w. behind Closed i".i.. ,hi. .. ...T"". "
. .-BMinw I'M iuii iniiu ua. iiw useu IU
l"- take care of his rlfla If If mm a
baby. In bis spare moment you could
alway see him cleaning It or polish
the battery commander, the sergeant
major and Cassell were waiting for us.
We fell In line and the funeral march !
to brigade headquarters started. !
"Arriving at headquarters the but- i
tery commander was the first to be
Its range was bunted Into mv mind.
BOOKS FOR OUR BOYS.
The Stuto of Kentucky has been
called upon to furnish tf.000 books
for the soldiers in the ramps and
trenches. Any kind of fiction, his
tory, poetry or travel books will be
acceptable. In fact all good, read
able works will be welcomed by the
soldier boys. Mrs. iritinia Lips
comb, of thu Hupkinsvillu Public I.i
brary will receive books donated up
to March 23 and the? will be shipped
March 21. Many have been sent in.
Mill you contribute one or more?
SEATS ON SALE
KcaU for the Private Peat Lecture
al The Tabernacle Mu-rh 30, are now
on wile at the Csuipbull Coate Drug
01111111118 Xtore. Adults 60 cents,
hildreii 33 cents. No reservation.
Henstor Tlios. A. Combe, of Fav-
ette. has resigned to accept a federal
Austrian aviator are said to be
paring home from boaib on account
of th Pope.
Supply now on hand at Kantuck
uin ollic at 3 to 4 ten la each.
doors. From the muring suit
slons of Old Pepier It sounded as If
raw meat was being thrown to Ihe
lions. Csssell, later, described It a
sounding like a bombing raid. In slxmt
two minute the ofllcer reuearcd.
The sweat wss pouring from his fore
head, and bis face was the color of a
beet He wus speechless. As be
passed tlu captain be Jerked his thumb
In the direction of the lion's den and
went out. Then the captain went In.
and the lion wer once again fed.
The captain atayed about twenty min
utes and come out. I couldn't see bis
face, but the droop in bis shoulders
wss enough. He looked like a wet hen.
"The door of the general's room
ojiened a ud Old Pepper stood In flie
diMimsy. With t mar he shouted :
"'Which one of you Is CssscllT
I n me. get your heels together
when I seuk I Come In brc I'
"Cissell started to say. Tea sir.'
"But Old Pepper roared. 'Shut Up I
"Cassell came out In five minutes.
He said nothing, but as be passed me
he put bis tongue Into hi check and
winked, then, turning to the closed
disir, he stuck bl thumb to bl nose
"Then th sergeant major's turn
cstne. He didn't come out our way.
Judging by the roaring, Old Proper
must have eaten him.
"When the door opened and the gen
eral beckoued to me, my knee started
to play 'Home, Hwect Home against
"My Interview ws very short
"Old Prper glsred at ni when I
entered, and then let loose.
" Of course you don't know anything
about It You're Just like the rest
Ought to bave a nursing bottle around
your neck add a nipple In your teeth.
Soldier by gad. you turn my stoiu
sch to haik at you. Win thla war,
wbeo England aenda out euch aainpn-e
as I have tn my brigade I Not likely I
Now, sir, tell me whst you don't know
stxiut tbl affair. Ppeak up. out with
It Don't be gaping at me like a Bsh.
8pit it out'
"I stammered, 8lr, I know absolute
ly noth lag.'
" Thst's easy to sea. he roared;
that stupid fsce tails me that tihut
up. Got out ; but I think you are a
-d liar Just the Sams. Hack to
"I saluted and made my exit
"Thst bight tbe csptsla sent for aa.
With fear and trembling we weut to
hi dugout, 11 wa alone. After Be
ing tbe stock. Woe betide tbe man
who by mistake happened to get bold
of this rifle; he soon found out bl
error. Scott ws a deaf a a mule,
and It wa amusing at parade to watch
him In the manual of arma, slyly
glancing out of tbe corner of bl rye
at the man next to blin to see what
the order was. How he passed the
doctor was a mystery to us: be must
have blurfed bis wsy through, because
he certainly wa Independent. Beside
him th Fourth of July looked tike
Good Friday, lie wore at the time a
liirge sombrero, hsd a Mexican stork
addle over bl shoulder, a lurlnt on
bl arm, and a "forty-five" hanging
from hi blp. lumping this paraph
nalla on tbe floor be went up to tbe
recruiting officer and booted: "I'm
from America, west of the Rockies,
ind want to Join your d d army,
Pve got no use for a German and rao
hoot some. At Scotland Yard tbey
turned me down ; aald I waa deaf and
ao I am. I don't hunker to hln In with
a d d mud-crunching outfit but th
cavalry' full, so I guess thla rcgl
ment a better than none, no trot out
your paper and I'll sign 'em." lie told
them be wa forty and slipped by. I
was on recruiting service at the time
be applied for enlistment
It wa Old Bcotty'a great ambition
to be a sniper or "body anatcber," aa
Mr. Atkins calls It The day that he
waa detailed as brigade sniper be cele
brated bl apiiolutmeat by blowing tha
whole platoon to fags.
Being a Yank. Old Scotty took lik
ing to me and used to spin eoine great
yarn about the plains, aud th whole
platoou would drluk these In and ask
for more. Ananlaa waa a rookie com
pared with blin.
Tha ei-plalnoman and discipline
could not agree, but the officer all
liked hint, even If he waa bard to man
age, so when he waa detailed a a
sniper a algh of relief Went up from
tbe oltli-ers' niraa.
Old hcotty bad the freedom of tbe
brigade. 11 Used to draw two or
three days' rstliai sud disappear with
bis glass, range flndur and rifle, snd w
would see or bear no more of him
uutll suddenly be would reappear
with a couple of notehea added to
thus already on tbe butt of bis rifle,
Kvery time he got a German It meant
auutner notch. Lie wss proud of the
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