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Established 1879 Vol XL-Daily Vol. 1. No 13
HOPKINSVIUE, KENTUCKY, SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1918.
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THE HUN DRIVE.
f The srports from Frsnre show that
JHinHeuarg selected a the arena of
fhk bif offensive tha British lina at
,'tm point where it la nearest to Paris,
' aboft TO mi lea. Whila tha smashing
advance necessarily carried tha Or
'man at some places along tha front
" ; at of 50 mi lea into tha British lines,
tha Briulna ara undismayed and are
pared for any emergency. Tha at
Tltks hava already roat tha German!
. ilearly and no where hava thay Rained
thair objectives mapped out for tha
flrat day. Tha horrible carnage atill
ratine ia expected to surpass any
battle in tha world'a history and apon
tta outcome tha Kaiser ia staking
' hia all. A defeat an hia own choaen
ground can hardly ba explained to
. hia own people. A temporary success
will mean much to n and bring to at
fuller realiiation f tha buai
neea before ua aa a nation. Ameri
. ra matt help to and tha war and
every reeource of tha nation mutt
be aaed to preaa on to victory. Hia
tory ia being made in Franca to-day
and the young giant among tha na
tion! of tha world will help to make
There stands America 1
Congreaaman I. L. Lenroot'a ma
jority over the Laf'ollette candidate
- for the Senatorial nomination was
not larare, bat it wa snough to show
that Wisconsin ia loyal on a show
down. All of tha Democrata ai a
majority of the RepubUcana voted for
, Germany haa lnreeed her de-
manda upon Rumania and now aska
that Romania surrender to the cen
tral powers all of her wn war mun
' itiona as well as those left in Ruman
ia bv allied, troops. All tha entente
minister remain in Jaasy but will
' leave there if Rumania surrenders
s .- th war munition, ot Germany.
Bootleggers receive poor comfort
in County Judge Crick's court at
atsdisonville. Last ' week he tried
three cases In one day and fined
each one a neat sum plus a jail sen
tence The three finsj touted $425
and tha Jail sentences totaled 80
days. Judice Crick is a genuine bone
, dry advocate.
-f The Kentuckian has received many
compliments on tha exclusive news in
- its columns yesterday morning. The
great battle in Franca, the Senate's
action in increasing the price of
wheat, tha short haul coal order and
the finding of the Tom Wood treas
ure were only a few of Its news tri
The withdrawal of either the Re
publican or Democratic nominee for
' Senator in Wisconsin la being talked
of in or ler to make sure of the elec
tion oi' a patriot on April 2. The
Loyal Legion of Wisconsin wants to
take no chanrea on tha election of
Berger, tha Socialist.
The artillery action on the western
front Thursday could be distinctly
heard at Dover and ether towns on
tha east coast of England. Doors and
windows of the houses at Dover for
Instance, were continuously shaken
by tha heavy concussions.
Two thousand armed German pris
oners enabled the bolsheviki to defeat
tha non-bolsbeviki in the lighting at
Blagovieahtrhensk, rspital of Amur
province, Siberia, last Tuesday, ac
cording to a Semi-official statement
.issued In Tokio Sunday.
Work horses ara evidently ' be
coming exceedingly scarce up in
'Michigan. Last week that State
purchased a thousand farm tractors
for the use of the Michigan farm
ers.' It might be that Kentucky could
Investigate and do likewise.
'The British -have made another
advance in Palestine, rapturing three
towns, H is announced officially; A
counter-attack by tha Turks was re
SENATOR RIVES' BILLS.
Tha Legislature phased 180 bills,
100 originating in the Senate and HO
in the House. Senator Kivea haa two
to hia credit.' Ona prohibits fraudu
lent sale or disposal of property on
which there ia a statutory lien and
the other provides that no extensiun
ef the time of a mortgage shall be
valid agant purchaser or creditor
nleaa i( is recorded. '
HURT BY LIFE PRESERVER.
V (By lataraatifaal Newa Service.)
Psducah, Ky., March 22 James
Moore was a passenger on the steam
er City of Cairo. A windstorm
-liroks over the river. The boat was
caught. A life preserver was hurled
by the wind from an upper deck,
fracturing Meore't tkull.
PRESIDENT AGAINST THE GORE
AMENDMENT RAISING PRICE
(By laleraalioaal Newt Service.)
Washington. March 22. Tha Indi
cations are strong to-night that Pres
ident Wilson will veto tha Gore
amendment passed yesterday by tha
Senate, raising tha pnea of wheat
to 12.60 to the farmer, instead of
$2.20, at terminals recently aet by
Presidential proclamation. It ia con
tended that a 25c increase in price of
wheat would add $3 per barrsl to
the retail price of flour.
COMPLETED THURSDAY BY LO-
CAL BOARD AND VOLUN.
Tha fourth and lust quoia ot Cia
1 men were examined Thursday
morning at tha Avalon from 0 to 12
o'clock. One hundred and sixty-three
were railed but only 1.47 responded
to their names. Of these 122 were
pronounced fit for service. Tha Lo
cal Board appealed 22 for reexami
nation by tha Advisory Board and
5 were not uisfied and made re
quests for reexamination.
There ara about 260 cases before
the District Board on appeal and as
soon aa these are returned the Local
Board will fix a day f r tha examina
tion of all whd are put in Class 1. '
OF JOHN KNIGHT A P?fbMINENT
COLORED CITIZEN OF
John Knight, a well known colored
man, and one of the leading men of
hia race in the city, died auddenly
Thursdny night, sged 70 years. He
waa found dead aitting in a chair.
He waa a member of the Baptist
church. The funerul services will be
COMING FIRST WEEK IN APRIL
TO SPEAK FOR WOMEN'S
COUNCIL OF DEFENSE.
The Council of Defense has se
cured Mrs. Marvin Lewie, of Louis
ville, for the first Week in April to
make a series r addresses to aid the
Liberty Loan and also to arouse in
terest in the sewinjr for Belgian and
French children. She will speak in
Hopkinsville the evening of April
2nd and at other points in the coun
ty during the two following days.
BORN IN VIRGINIA.
. James A. McQuury, who died Wed
nesday afternoon at his horns in the
Bainbridge neighborhood, waa in his
94th year and was a native of Vir
ginia. His father, Thomas McQuary,
was born in Ireland. The doceaaed
waa a widower, his wife having died
a number of years ago. He had been
a resident of this county for many
ears and engaged in farming until
iiicaiwritated by age. Interment was
In the family burying ground Wed
AMERICAN RED CROSS.
The chairman of Surgical Dressing
has received the following sta te
rns nt from Cincinnati:
Shipment of March th conaisting
of three boxes of surgical dressing
inspected on March 13th. Condition
of contents O. K. Everything of
most exrrllt ill standard.
"Signed Supt. Warehouse,
"MISS 1.1 DA HAFFOUD. Slate
Off The West Coast of
Mexico Manned By Ger
mans And Carrying
Now Being- Towed To A
Pacific Port For Inres-tigation-
armed (By laleraalioaal Newa Service.)
Washington, March 22. The cap
ture of a German sea raider, fitted
out at a Mexican port and carrying
Oerman nags, waa announced to
night by Secretary of Navy Daniels.
The capture of the vessel was made
in the Pacific and the prise has been
towed to a Pacific pert Tha state
ment of Secretary Daniels is:
"The Navy Department is sd vised
that a small vessel, the Asrauaize.
which sailed from a West Mexican
port, where ahe had been fitted out
under circumstances which led naval
authonties to believe she might be
an enemy raider, has been seised
st sea and taken to a Pacific nort
for investigation. There were
aboard several Germans. German
flags, rifles and pistols. When seised
she had no ship papers, and a num
ber of articles were seen to be
thrown overboard. The Agaasise ia
a gas propelled boat about 00 feet
long and so fsr as present informa
tion indicates carried no mounted
The name of the raider captured
by a U. S. cruiser orT the Mexican
coast and now being towed to port
is Alexander Agcssixe. She is armed
as a privateer and had a crew of five
Germans and several others who
called themselves passengers.
FOLLOWING THE FLAG.
Dr. F. P. Thomas, who volunteered
some time airo, has received his com
mission as Captain Ml tho Medical
Reserve Corpa and ia now subject
to call to active duty. Just when
that will be was indicated.
Gabs Long ia home from Camp
Shelby on a brief furlough and is
troubled with tonsilitis.
Mr. J. M. Harris received news a
few days since thst hia aon, John,
Jr., had just been operated on for
appendicitis at Newport, It. I. Mr.
Harris is in the United States Navy,
and the report said be was getting
along fine. Pembroke Journal.
Private Fred S, R.vlford, son of
S. D. Rudford, is her on a furlough
of 21 days. He is recuperating from
a recent spell of I ni jn.oiiia at Crimp
Lieut. Marcus W. Merritt came in
last night from For Dodge, Dcs
Moines, for a brief furlough at home
with his family. J
EIGHT PEMBROKE BOYS.
The Pembroke Baptist church haa
unveiled a service flag with the fol
Guy H. Dority,
Thorns It. Harris,
John M. Hams, Jr.,
K. McDowell Trabue,
D. L. Rose,
D. Gordon Foster.
S SOLDTEHS DIE. CAMP TAYLOR.
Chester R. Gihson, aged 22. of
Green county, died of pneumonia
Tuesday. He had a $10,000 war
policy Joa. S. Bigg, aged 24. of
Adair county, died of pleurisy Wed
nesday. He had a $1,000 war pol
icy in favor of hia wife.
ALUMNI WON J6 TO 14.
Tha Hopkinsville High School
Alumni basket ball team again played
Msdisonville Y. 11. C. A., at Madisou-
ville Wednesday night and won 24
The locals lmedup aa follows:
Raudlo, center; Edward Breathitt
and Puralvy, forwards; Thompson
and C'anttiU, guards.
SUBMARINE LOSSES OVERCOME
BY ALLIED GOVERNMENTS
(By laleraalioaal Newa Service.)
Washington, March 22. Almost
two million tons of ships are in hand
or are In sight for the allied cause
in addition to those now being built
By acquisition of those vessels for a
strictly war business the allies expect
to offset slmoat tha total net loss to
tha world's shipping caused by sub
marina sinkings. This statement was
made from an authoritative quarter
to-night. This shipping will be made
available by taking over neutral
shipping in tha same msnner the
Dutch ships were made available last
week. The control by the allies of
the Spanish, Japanese and some
South American ships is understood
to enter into the plan.
(By laleraalioaal Newt Service.)
Washington. March 22. The
amount of the third Liberty Ixan and
tha rata of interest are still to be
determined. Secretary of the Treas
ury McAdoo announced to-night that
no decision waa reached at the con
ference of the Liberty Loan Associa
tion Chairman and the Federal Re
serve District Chairman. It is under
stood thst a rate of 4 Vj per cent in
terest ia favored with $5,000,000
000 as tha moat available amount
AND BROKE CARNETT ARM.
STRONC'S ARM YESTERDAY
Garnett Armstrong, a rlerk in the
postofflre, while cranking a Ford au
tomobile in front of the Kentuckian
office yesterday afternoon, broke his
right wrist. The fracture is a very
serious one and is giving him much
pain. The machine belonged to his
father, E. H. Armstrong.
Commonwealth of Ky. vs.' Tsuline
Jonea, col , Acquitted by jury.
Commonwealth va. Sherman Blake,
C. O. Wynn, Charlie Winberly, W.
L. Cummings. rined $50 each, 10
days in jail and 3 years d'sfran-
Commonwealth va. George Wash
ington. Bond forfeited.
Commonwealth vs. Pete Simma
and Geo. Owens. Continued till to
day. Pearl Williams, cut., vs. Charlie
Williams. Divorce granted.
J. R. Dill vs. Sudie Dill, col. Di
Commonwealth vs. Mrs. Barbara
Nichols. Rule to abate nuisance.
Jury has case in hand but not de
cided at time of going to press.
JUDGE MILLS IN DETROIT.
Many persons in this section will
be interested to learn that Judge
W. T. Mills, County Judge of Hop
kins county for tha four years just
passed, ia now locattd with Henry
Ford A Son, who own a big factory at
Dearbon, a suburb of Detroit, and
manufacture tractors for general
farm work. Judge Mills has a posi
tion in the office of this concern and
ia pleased with hia new situation. He
a well and favorably known in
Christian county and haa many
John Wharton, who residea a mile
from town,' said 1ft. 000 pounds of
his tobacco crop Monday to Morgan
Boyd, of Hopkinsville, at the round
price of 4lo per hundred. Re re
fused (11 60 for the remainder of
hia crop, which will amount to about
20,000 pounds. Cadis Record.
GIGANTIC BOTTLING MOVEMENT
(By laleraalioaal Nswt Service.)
LONDON, MARCH 22. A BRIT
ISH FIGHTING RETIREMENT
OUT OF THE CAMBRAI SALIENT
APPEARED LATE TO-NIGHT TO
BE IN PROGRESS IF NOT NEAR
ING COMPLETION. THE GER
MANS ARE SHOWING A RENEW
ED TITANIC PINCER DRIVE ON
A FIFTY-MILE FRONT. LAUNCH
ED BY FULLY HALF A MILLION
PICKED TROOPS. DESIGNED TO
CUT INTO THE SALIENT'S SIDES
A BAD COLD
(By laleraalioaal News Service.)
Washington, March 22. President
Wilson developed an acute brunchail
cold while playing golf this morning
which prcessitated calling off the
usual Friday cabinet meeting.
ONLY ONE CASE THURSDAY
TRIED IN CIRCUIT COURT
Thursday waa a dull day in Circuit
Court since only one case was con
sidered, and that beitig the Common
wealth vs. Jim Peay, rol. Pray was
charged with the murder of his wif"
about a year sgo snd indicted by the
grand jury thia term of court. The
jury Thursday returned a verdict of
guilty and Axed the punmhinent at
2 years in the pcnitentiury.
CHRISTIAN COUNTY BOY SUC
CEEDS IN RICHMOND,
The information has just reached
here that Geo. C. Howell, of Hop
kinsville, has been elected a director
in the Central National Hank, Rich
mond, Va. This is a Urge and flour
ishing bank and the election of
young Howell is a recognition which
attests hia merit and business ability.
He is also a member of Howell Bros.,
who own and operate a large hard
wars businesa in Richmond.
INJURES RIGHT WRIST
BUT SAVES BULLDOG.
(By laleraalioaal Newt Service.)
Denver, Colo., March 22. Mrs.
Alexis C. Foster. Denver social lead
er and wife of a millionaire, ia carry
ing her right wrist in a aling as s
result of sn effort to rescue her pel
bulldog from beneath the wheels of
an automobile. Mrs. Foster had the
dog out for an airing when the ani
mal darted into the street directly In
front of a rapidly approaching auto
mobile. Tho owner sprang to the
rescue nad was struck by tha fend
er of the car. The dog escaped un
U. K. factories are turning out
260,000 rifles a month. I
AGAINST THE CAMBRA1
CLAIMS 16,000 PRISONERS TAIIDI
AND BOTTLE UP, ANNIHILATE
OR CAPTURE THE BULK OF THE
BRITISH FORCES FACING CAM
BRIA. BERLIN TONIGHT CLAIM
ED THE CAPTURE OF 16.000
PRISONERS AND HUGE NUM
BERS OF GUNS AND TREMEND
OUS STORES OK MATERIALS.
AT NIGHTFALL THE BATTLE
BETWEEN THE SKNSEK AND
CISS RIVERS CONTINUES. AR
MAGEDDON. IT SEEMS. IS ONLY
IN ITS EMBRYONIC STAGE.
WHETHER THIS AFTER ALL. IS
London, March 2'J. The losses of
the Huns weru very heavy in the
initial ataKc of the irreat offensive
Wednesday. The tirht'nir la-.td fi r
into the mirht, with maki-d attacks
by the Huns. licrlin claimed that
tho iir'ti.h front line hud been taken
near Arras, but tlic liri'K.h claims
nre that they were holdim: the enemy
at ini'hl aii'l had recovered some
lost ground, usini; tanks und inf. in
Official reports are swatted to ,'ive
UNFURLED AT FIRST BAPTIST
CHURCH WITH 73 STARS
Tho Fir-t liai'tist church lia. un
furled outside thr hiil lmi; on Main
street a lii if service (lag with VJ
stars upon it, a duplicate of the
silk banner on the inside of the
iliurch. Room w:u left for the addi-
ti n of other vt.irs mi l some will
have to be added when t.'ie next
draft ia made, line of the stars is
in. gold representing Lieut. Cecil
Arsjititroiif', who died in the service
There is nothing to indicate the rank
of those represented but more than
.'0 of the 7:1 arc officers.
Conscientious objectors draftcil in
to the National Army who ure un
willing to accept iioncoiiiluitant ser
vice will bo confined in disciplinary
barracks, in extreme cases; but if
they do not actually disobey a com
mand, will be held for whatever dis
position the Secretary of War makes
of their cases.
OLD ENGINEER DIES.
(By laleroalioasl Nswt Service.)
Marietta. Ga . March 21 M. P.
MrCrary, the oldest locomotive engi
neer in the South, w dead. For more
than forty yrrs he urove an engine.
In the days of the Civil War he was
engineer en the famous "General"
and later on the "Texas," which tig
urvd in many exciting episodes.
GIVES STAMPS FOR CHANGE.
(By laleraalioaal News Service.)
Warren. Pa., March 22 A land
lord here haa an electric sign on
his desk and when a patron steps
up to settle his bill the sign is
Hashed: "Will you take thrift
stamps for your change?" The ides
is not copyrighted, but is successful.
Otis I. Wood, Gen. Leonard Wood's
son, has euliated III the regular army,
quiting Harvard University.
BUT A FEINT TO CAMOUFLAGE
TH EENEMYS REAL INTENT IS
AS MUCH A MATTER OF GUESS
WORK TO-NIGHT AS AT DAWN
YESTERDAY WHEN HINDEN
BURGS DRIVE BEGAN. ALONG
FRENCH FRONT HEAVY GUN'S
THUNDERED AND ON THE ITA
LIAN FRONT A BATTLE HAS
FLARED UP. IN SOME QUART
ERS IT IS REGARDED AS POSSI
BLE THAT THE GERMANS ARE
PLANNING A CONCERTED OF
FENSIVE ON ALL FRONTS.
(By Inlsraalioaal Newt Service.)
Washington, March 22. Tha, Ger
man drive on tha Western front, as
analyzed to-day by the War Depart
irient officials wss a stop loss move
ment intended to frustrate an lTm.f
I allied offensive from both land and
i sea. It is not believed any possible
trains the Teutons might make would
ccmpf nsiitc for the tremendous losses
they must necessarily make. Plana of
th allies for a great land and sea
offensive are temporarily delayed but
will Ik- carried out.
UNDERWENT .OPERATION .FOR
APPENDICITIS LAST ''
Mi.vi Irene Walker, daughter of
Mr. W. W. Walker, waa taken to tha
Jennie Stuart Hospital last night with
an acute case of appendicitis and
n successful operation waa performed.
Her condition following tho operation
wan satisfactory. Miaa Walker ia a
alcsl.idy at the Kress store.
TRIGG COLORED TROOPS.
Twenty rive negroes ander Ihs
draft order will go from this county
to Camp Zachary Taylor on April
tirst to go into Military training.
The men will leave hero on the :4
tram Monday morning, the first, and
will reach Louisville at sis o'clock,
near the ramp for white soldiers.
Fifteen hundred colored men from all
sections of tha state will be sent
to Camp Taylor tho last days ef
March and tha first two days ia
April. Cadis Record.
ITALIAN MUSICIAN CATCH
SPIRIT AND JOIN COLORS.
(By laleraaliaaal Newt Service.)
Indiana, Pa.. March 22. The spir
it of patriotism that enthused the
crowds gathered to see a number of
draftees go to camp was too much
for tha emotional nature of the Ital
ian musicians of tho band. Immedi
ately after tha departure of the
train six bandmen, all of whom were
registered aa resident aliens, waived
all claims of exemption, volunteered
for military service snd were en
listed. FOUND PIECE OF CLASS.
u f . : it j m A m hi-a r. t
is. w I us nam iwuiiu V'
glass in a jsr of peanut butter snd
reierrttq xna manor w v. '
for Investigation. Dr. J. W. Harned
carefully examined other Jars of Ihs
butter and arrived at the conclusion
lht lh- nr-u,u.. of tha DISC of
glass wss tha result of accident