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Established 1879 Vol XL-Daily Vol. 1. No 15
HOPKINSVItXE, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 1918.
Trice 3 Cents.
Call 44 1 if yon fall to get the
Knlnklta nrvaaptly. And if yon
ka a news itesa, ilmi 11 la the
Deaperats fighting has continued
for another day on the Cambria
front and though yielding In lh fen
ter tha British have kept their lines
i-fUrt It la bellied that Frits it
sjrZwiy poking Si hand li to a vice
thet will at tha proper moment clt
down upon him. Hi niy escaped
thia sort of trap In 191 1 by pre
e.nltat flight to thj -mr. Once the
H'ina turn their fao-je toward IW
li.i there will be rapid aeveloumenU
Ititish official statement show that
tn Hans hare sustained enormous
losses and are pourng division aft
er division of reserves into tha jaws
pouring shells Into tha flanks of tha
advancing enemy and the British air
man are dropping tons of bombs and
peppering tha Germans with thous
ands of rounds of irunflra as they
are exposed in tha open fields. Their
losses are slowly but surely redjeing
tha man power of tha Huns, whose
leader haa staked everything on the
battle now raging. Prisoners taken
aay that tha enemy is surprised be
yond measure at tha strength of re
Tha Important news - happenings
tvery day are summed up at the
eloea of the day in Europe and the
difference of four hours in the time
enables the news to be cabled and
distributed by tha International News
Service by eleven o'clock at night
The Daily Kentuckian's reports have
been found to be reliable and cover
ing all essential features. Tha paper
is out by daylight with tha 1m teat
news and hundreds of Hopkinaville
people are getting the habit of read
ing tha news at tha breakfast table
Keep np the habit and the news
will be better news when the tide of
b. Upshur Wooldridgs is
Hebrew friends with
"They organised .a regiment of
Jews at Cleveland the other day but
after putting them through gun prac
tice the Government ordered that no
more Jewa be put into tha army."
"What was tha trouble," U 'the
"Why every time the officer said
'fire,' every soldier dropped his gun
to look for his insurance policy."
A? Cleveland, Ohio, four robbers,
three women and a man, made a dny
light raid on the office of nn Kant
End theater, struck down Palmer
Slocum, the manager, and escaped
with $1,000. Slocum win struck ovor
ths head with a piece of iron pipe by
the man while tho women went
through tha safe. - Tha bandits es
caped in an automobile, just like hap
pens in tha wild west "episodes" on
the inside of tha theatre.
Tho new Liberty Loan issue is to
be $3,000,000,000 and the interest
rate will be 4 per cent. The drive
will begin April 6, the anniversary
of the entrance of the United States
into tha war. Tha rata of 4H paid
on tha other issue is the maximum
interest rata that will be paid. The
new bonds will be Incontrovertible,
differing in this reaped from the
The gentlemen may cry "Peach,
Peach," but there are no peaches.
The last gala that swept orfm the
pole, .put them out of business for
twelve long months.
No decision has yet been mute
Sublie in the court martial trial of
laj. . Milton Board, a surgeon at
It is a UII day when Kentucky
couples are not married in Jeffcr
aonville. Seven took the trip Mon
rowwise ii rue
Marvin Rice, the seventeen year
old son of Dr. and Mrs. J. II. Rice,
leaves today for Nashville where he
will enlist and be examined, for the
Marine Corps. After enlistment he
will return home and await orders to
report at some camp for training.
Lieut Marcus Mcrritt loft ye-itr-c'l'ff
afternoon for Camp Dodge,
l.ivJa. afu-r a visit to his family.
Four of the young boys wli'j went
to Nashville to enlut for Mari.n ser
vice passed and returned home the
ssma night. They were Richard Iur
rett. Prentice Thomas, Stanley 'jth
koecher and Newton WalL All will
leave for Paris Island Friday. Ben
Cowherd was slightly underweight
nd will have to wait awhile.
Great Allied Reserve
STILL HNS UNBROKEN
UIIE NOME PIERCED
LONDON. MARCH 26. Tn.1
:.D OF THE SIXTH DAY OF THE
GERMAN DRIVE APPROACHES,
THE ALLIED RETIREMENT A
I.ONO A FIFTY-MILE FRONT. BE
TWEEN ARRAS AND NOYON. IS
REACHING THE FORTIFIED PO
SITIONS OF THE OLD BATTLE
FRONT, AS IT STOOD IN 1916,
BEFORE THE SOMME BATTLE.
THE WITHDRAWAL HAS BEEN
AFFECTED IN GOOD ORDER,
WITH HEROIC REAR GUARD
FIGHTING THAT HAS INFLICTED
UNSPEAKABLE LOSSES IN
BLOOD UPON THE GERMANS.
THE ANGLO-FRENCH JUNCTION
REMAINS UNBROKEN. THE BRIT
ISH LINE IS NOWHERE PIERCED.
BETWEEN BAPAUME AND PE
RONNE. VIOLENT BRITISH
COUNTER ATTACKS HAVE BEEN
SUCCESSFULLY R E T A RDING
THE ENEMY'S ADVANCES. LATE
TONIGHT THE BRITISH LINE
THERE STILL FORMED A WEDGE
IN THE ATTACKING FRONT. THE
MOMENT IS NEAR, ALL FRONT
DISPATCHES INDICATE. WHEN
GREAT ALLIED . STRATEGIC
LONDON, MARCH 20. GEN
HAIG'S NIGHT REPORT SAYS
THE GERMANS TOOK ROYE THIS
MORNING AND THAT THE BRIT
ISH. FRENCH AND AMERICAN
TROOPS ARE FIGHTING SHOULD
ER TO SHOULDER.
(By laleraatieaal News Service.)
Washington, March 26. Presi
dent Wilson this afternoon approved
the recommendation of the war in
dustry board, continuing the present
steel pricea in effect with two ex
ceptions until July 1. The maximum
price of basic pig iron was reduced
from $33 to $32 per ton and steel
scraps from $30 to $'.'U.
HOLDS BEAUTIFUL PATRIOTIC
SERVICE IN HONOR OF VOL
No more beautiful and patriotic
service has been held by anybody or
organisation in Christian county than
was held yesterdirjk at 1:30 to 2:30
p. m. in the basement of the Free
Public Library by the Christian Coun
ty Medical Society In honor of the
six members who have volunteered
their service to Uncle Sam and are
now serving under the colors.
Tha program consisted of several
musical numbers by the girls Dixie
Orchestra. Mrs. S. W. Tinaley's sing
ing of "Keep the Home Fires Burn
ing," and short patriotic talks by
T. C. Underwood and Dr. F. M. Stitee.
The main feature of the program
was the unfurling of the beautiful
service flag dotted with five stars,
which represents Drs. P.iindolph Dsde,
Stanley Strobe, R. T. Mi Daniel. Irl
Thomas, and C. M. Gowcr. Three
other phyjiciuns have been commis
sioned and are awnting orders to
report. .These are R. L. Woodard,
J. L. Barker, and F. P. Thomas.
Dr. O. F. Miller has already gone
and star will be added for bun at
London, March 28 A German
submarine sunk the American steam
er Chattahoochee of 5.000 tons, form
erly the Ljiiiburg-American . liner
Sachsuo. The rw of 7 was bjid-
be Brought Into Play
RESERVE ARMY WILL BE
BROUGHT INTO TLAY. NEWS
TO THIS EFFECT HAS INJECTED
A NOTE OF HOPEFUL OPTIMIS
TIC EXPECTATION INTO THE
ATMOSPHERE BOTH HERE AND
IN PARIS. THE WAR MOVEMENT
WHICH BROKE THE TRENCH
DEADLOCK WITH THE DAWN OF
THE FIRST SPRING DAY IS
HOURLY GAINING MOMENTUM.
THE OFFENSIVE HAS DEVELOP
ED INTO A TITANIC PINCER
DRIVE AIMED AT AMIENS, THE
NERVE CENTER OF THE WHOLE
FRENCH RAILROAD COMMUNI
CATION SYSTEM AND AT COM-
PIEGNE, THE KEY TO PARIS.
WASHINGTON, MAR. 20. THE
ALLIED AND GERMAN TROOPS
ARE STILL DISPUTING THE POS
SESSION OF NOYON AND NESLE.
ACCORDING TO THE LATEST DE
VELOPMENTS IN THE OFFEN
SIVE, RECEIVED TONIGHT FROM
GENERAL TASKER BLISS. CHIEF
OF STAFF OF THE AMERICAN
ARMY, AND AMERICAN REPRE
SENTATIVE ON THE ALLIED
(By International News Service.)
Washington, March 26. Paris'
opinion is certain that th German
drive has already failed. A sum
mary of the military critics of the
Paris papers received here in an" of
ficial cable this afternoon is unani
mous in declaring thut Germany has
already lost her great stake.
( By International News Service.)
Washington, March 26. Congress
today passed an amendment to the
trading-with-the-enemy act whereby
all German owned business in the
United States will be sold to Ameri
CAMERAMAN AWAITING THE EXPLOSION
....... ri VJV -r'jv"v--ra8r.f aw.
The photographer nilli movliuj
Bis sliviU tu the valley Iwlow, aa
(By International New Service).
Jersey City, N. J., March 26.
A big warehouse of Jarvia A Co., was
wrecked by an explosion thia after
noon. Twelve persons were injured,
none seriously. Tha property dam
age of the explosion and fire fol
lowing was $200,000.
(By International News Service.)
Charleston, S. C. March 20. Two
were killed and nine injured when
an acetylene tank exploded in the
chain room of a merchant ship being
repaired in the Valk t Murdock ship
yards. The cause is unknown.
(By laternalional News Service.)
Washington, Murrh 26. President
Wilson and the cabinet toilrfy de
voted two hours to a review of the
ofllcial reports from the battlo front
The consensus of opinion as reflected
at the close of the conference was
that satisfactory conclusions could not
be reached from the meagre informs
(By International News Service.)
Chicago, March All hne for
a prohibition election in I hicago
April 2 was abandoned today when
the court Anally ordered the dry
GOVERNMENT ENGINEERS HAVE
INSPECTED HIGHWAYS IN
Engineers Brooks, Snead and
Heath, who have been inspecting the
highways from Ashland td Wick
I ilTe reached Cadis mat 'night on the
return trip and will be here today
or tomorrow. They passed through
this city going westward about ten
' BLOVlf UP
picture camera ia stsa lio- lulii-ully nailing to pli-turisa the eiphwlous uf k-i
Tvulou guuueis situated otet the hilltop have Just fuuud tne rail-.
Secret Advices Greatly En
courage the Officials
AMERICANS IN THE FIGHT
War Department is Eagerly
and Confidently Await
(By International Newa Service.)
Washington, March 26. Reports
reached Washington lute today to
the effect that American troops are
now engaged with the British and
French in the effort to stem the Ger
The war department is awaiting
information from Gen. Pershing.
Washington awaits the coming count
er offensive eagerly and confidently.
Military experts here say it will come
ithin twenty-four hour. Officials
from President Wilson down largely
advice from these experts. Lengthy
code dispatches were received by tha
department this evening, but the en-
tents were unrrveiiled early tonight.
Several divisions of the Amer
ican troops from a part of the in
ter-allied reserve urmy created by
Versailles War Council. Belief is
strong among army oiTlcer tonight
that these divisions would be em
that these divisions Would be em
ployed in counter offensives.
(By International News Service.)
Frankfort, Ky.. March 2rt. Eu
Wurner and Dr. Durkow, editors of
the Philadelphia Tugeblatt were ac
quitted in the Feder.it Court uftcr
a trial for treason.
An operation was performed yes
terday afternoon upon Raymond
Ktroube, in South Christian, wiiu is
quite ill with pneumonia. The opera
tion was successful and relief af
forded the boy. Mrs. Stroube Uo
is ill, just recovering from a severe
spell of pleuriay.
MRS. BEEDLE ALEXANDER.
Mrs. Beeille Alexander died at her
home near Caledonia Monday, aged
45 years. She was a member of the
Methodist church and her husband
and three children survive her. Fun
era! services will be held at the home
thia afternoon and the interment will
be in a near-by graveyard.
OF GERMAN SHELLS
Being Shown Throughout
County Among Many
WANTED IN CARLA0DS
Buyers Coming From Other
Counties Where Corn
Progress is being made by the
government agents in this county
making testa of corn and labeling
that which is fit -for seed and this
is being listed with the Christian
County Board of Agriculture in most
instances to supply the farmers with
good seed in sections where no good
seed corn is to be found. Many
farmers have expressed a willingness
to cooperate vcth the Hoard of Agri
culture in supplying those sections
destitute of seed corn J n order that
the appeal of the government may
be answered with a bumper crop of
A Mr. Henderson is here from Jef
ferson county representing a com
munity of farmers in one corner of
thut county. He comes with instruc
tions to purchase ltluO bushels and
has the draft to pay for this.
One carload hns already been shipped
from Simpson county and many or
ders and checks for several thnu-uinda
of dollars are now n t!ie hands of the
Heard of Agriculture auiiitmg for
proper teats nnd deliveries
shipment can bo made.
Farmers ilesrint' t enlist their
turn for sale with ilie Hoard of
Agriculture will aicn an agreement i
I hereby appoint tho Christum
County Hoard of Agriculture my
Agenl to sell for me
(variety) seed corn at I "i.OO cr bush
el f. o. Ii. shipping point, to he de
livered by me in gooil :iound bags at
railroad station, on or before.
(date,) and ship same to. . . .
Each biu: to he tucged with name
of grower, an. I county in which the
corn is groun, and is guaranteed
per rent, germination.
Said tc.it was made on the
day of HUH.
guarantee this corn us represrnt-
rd, and agree for same to be re
turned to me ut my expense if oth
This corn to be tested by the Coun
ty Agent of my oirnty, and the
pun-1 win- money o be held until con-
tirimitiou ti.nl i.i niHOe, and I will
abide by the said County Agent's
test. Ten (10c) per bu .liel to be de
ducted from sale price to rover ad
vertising and selling expenses.
. . FAItMKK'S CKKT1FICATE OF..
I hereby certify rhat the above
amount of seed corn has been tested
by me nnd showed germination test
to be per cent, or better.
Date of test
COUNTY AGENT'S CEKTIF1CATE
OF TEST: ,
Being duly authorised by appoint
ment as County Agent of
County, I hereby certify that the
above corn showed from composite
test made by me to be
per cent germination
Uate of test
(Signed) . . . .
All farmers who have good sound
corn should not get too busy to
have same tested and give the un
fortunate farmer an opportunity to
get seed corn that will germinate
und insure tain a normal crop. Un
cle Sum is calling you. Will you
heed his call?
CADET KILLED, FLYER HURT.
Fort Worth, Tex.. March 26.-4V1-
it William 8. lIc.Namara. of New
York City, was 'killed tnatant'y and
Second Lieut. A. N. bunatan, of To
ronto, Ont., waa injured slightly near
Us I las yesterday afternoon when the
uirplane in which they were ruling
fell SOU feel In a spinning nose dive.
Carrier pigeons are being trained
HUNDRED MEN OUGHT TO BE
FIGHTING HARD FOR THE
You can help your home town
and county and the working people
by doing all in your power to brine
to Hopkinaville the cigar factory
which the American Cigar Co. pro
poses to establish here if labor can
be had in sufficient numbers.
This factory require women and
girl workers. The men are going to
war and many women and girls , will
have to work, or should be willing;
to work, as never before. Work in-
honorable. Two committee have
reported on the working condition f
of a cigar factory and both have'
pronounced them very nne. Ladies,
we need your help in this.
One thing about this factory prop
osition is astonishing, even appalling.
And it is that so few people busi
ness men evince so little interest
in this much needed and much de
sired enterprise. If you are a real
live, wide awake business man you
will immediately evdenre same by do
ing something and taking some inter
est in this mstter. Are you a slack
er? Let's hope not. Are you blind
to the opportunity afforded us? Then
you should not lie classed as a good
Fully a hundred men and more '
should rouse themselves and preaa
on to virtory. Awske, Hopkinaville,
and show your true worth and char
acter! Live up to your reputation
of doing things. Will you meet the
situation and rciiqiirr it? What Will
i .,, ..- i,
We await your ver-
BROTHER CLAIMS BODY SENT
FROM HOC. ISLAND NUDE IN
ROUGH BOARD BOX.
Ixington, Ky., March 26. Fol
lowing the arrival here of the body
of Ambrose Stanscll, a naval reserv
ist, who die. I of injuries received
while employed at Hog Island, an
attorney has been sent to Washing
ton to investigate tha accident and
death. The body of Stansell waa
received here in nude condition and
inclosed in a rough board box.
It. W. Stansell. brother of the dead
man, hns directed inquiries to be
made to barn the cause of his broth
er's death, and the reason why tha
body was shipped in the condition it
IN CIRCUIT COURT.
Commonwealth vs. Herman Rice.
Stealing from common carrier. Ac
quitted by jury.
Commonwealth vs. Henry Nance.
iiouseoreusing. um year In pen
itentiary. Commonwealth vs. Joe Wilton.
Housebreaking. Two years In pen
itentiary. Commonwealth va. John Thomas
Cray. Grand larceny. Dismissed
on motion of Commonwealth's Attor
ney. Commonwealth vs. Jeaaa Kirkman.
Failure to support Infant children.
Bond forfeited r.ud. bench warrant
ordered for defendant.
Commonwealth vs. J. J. Momler.
Carrying concealed deadly weapon.
years disfranchisement. 150 nne
and 10 days in jaiL-
Petit jury discharged. List of
petit and grand Junes (or J iini term
of court drawn. Hon. C. 11. Bush.
Balance of term will be devoted to
equity business principally.
in tne case vr Lobell Slaughter vs.
sgainst Matti Fleming divorcee were
In the case of Commonwahuh vs.
J. C. Itogera, convict on charge
of forgery and sentenced to the pen
lor two year having informed the
court that bis mother is very ill snd
at the point of death and desired to
see him before be waa sent to prison.
in court permitted the Jailer to
carry the said Roger Ut see bis moth,
To-night ia the Bath anniversary of
at Camp Taylor.
the (real cycloo of March 17, 10