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Established 1879 Vol. XU-Dai y Vol. 1. No 16
H0PK1NSVIL! E, KFJITUCkK THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 1918.
Price 3 Centi.
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Call 449 If yen fall la f.l Ik.
Keatnckian promptly. And if you
Hens, phone it la tKa
The scarcity of local news to-day
ia da to "dead motor" on the
lynotvpe that mada it Impossible to
, iet ijfa for many hours, Wi hop
tomorrow to b in food running or
Roy Kenner say the Kaiser elnlmi
that God ia with him, and according
to the latest reports 400,000 Hunt
who started to Paris with the Kaiser
are now with God to get .their Just
Berlin ia already celebrating Ger
man victory although the British have
just begun to light and the Americans
Capt W. J. Stone has been re
appointed Confederate Pension Com
missioner for another term of four
The Massachusetts House has rat
ified the prohibition amendment.
which now goes to the Senate.
Gov. Stanley has reappointed II
M. Froman a member of the Agricul
Two more aviation . cadets were
killed yesterday, one at Fort Worth
and the other at Wichita Falls, Tex
Mtas Nell Thacker who haa been
.(ry seriously ill in Florida, is re
ported much improved. This will be
nailed as glad newa by Miss Ttuick
r'a large circle of friends here.
Mr. J. A. Howard haa returned
from Newport News, Va., where he
has been engaged on government
Mrs. Marvin II. Lewis, of Louis
ville, haKMtponed her visit for Lib
erty Loan work until Tuesdsy, April
AT A LOSS OF $1,000 ON MRS.
A stable on the farm of Mrs. Bird
Mattingly, four miles from town on
the Fairview pike, was burned Tues
day night from some cause not ex
plained. The live stock were all got
ten out, also two buggies, but a
lot of corn, hay, gearing etc., was lost
The loss waa about f 1,000 on .build
ing and content with $300 insur
ance When you want Are,
tornado, life or bond in
sura nee in the Ok I est
I see ft' D. WA1.LACE
office up stairs, over
Store, Corner Ninth ami
fOUOWluC THE FUG.
r Gilbert Boardman, Earl Morris
' CHjIesby Soyars, Frank Miller, (Veil
Morris and Marvin Rice wcul yet.:ci
day to Nashville to volunteer fur (he
Marine corps. Boardman and Karl
Nofii passed with flying colors ami
will Friday morning- for Tun
bland, . C, for training. Oti!
Morris was disqualified 4mi account
of under-weight, and Soyars because
of he recentness of an appeiMlicli
' Joseph C. Slaughter arrlvrJ laM
nlgbtfrom Camp Taylor on a slum
r i h k k
ru n r nr
(By International Naws Service.)
Washington, Murch 27. Semi of.
flcial reports received here to-day
believed to indicate that tremendous
resources in Russia may be organ
ised to fight Germany and Austria
at the most critical period of the
war. ' The rapture of Odessa, the
richest port of the Black aea, with
a numner oi Older Ukrainian r t n
by the Boktheviki troops, ia second in
interest only to reports from the
(Be Vternetioaal News Service.)
Milwaukee, Wis., March 27. The
issue of partisanship raised by Presi
dent Wilson and Vice President Mar
shall in the United States Senatorial
contest is bringing sharp criticism
and challenges by Republican candi-
lute l.enroot and his supporters. Len-
root in a speech tonight at Dodgeviile
compared his own loyalty record with
that of President Wilson, ssying "if
before the war I was disloyal, then
President Wilson, too, was disloyal."
Hopkinsville has given to the world
another singer who is destined to be
come a grand opera star. Out of
two hundred voices tried out by the
famous impressario, Campanini, only
two were engaged. One of these is
Miss Emma Noe, of this city, and the
other is Berge Brown of Chicago.
Miss Noe will be the second grand
pera stnr from Hopkinsville, Ricsrdo
Martin, world fumous tenor, being
native of Ilupkinsvi'ie and Christian
ounty. Miss Noe has signed a 3
year contract with the Chicago Grand
Opera Company. This will come as
elightful news to the hosts of ad
miring friends of Miss Noe.
The highest price of the the season,
ml one of the hiuheat prices ever
id for a crop of tobacco on the
local market, was realized on Duller
Jackson kiose floor yesterday
when D. J. Jenkins, of CUney, Ky.,
sold a crop of 2,510 pounds at an
average of $18.73. Leaf ranged from
18 )tor50. One truck of 4T.U
pound brought the higher price.
The tobacco was rsustd by Mr.
Straiter, of MuhlunberK county and
was of a very line type of dark to
bacco. The Hullor Sc Jackson bouse
on Wednestbiy sold 60.000 (Miund at
n average of $15.04 per hundred.
The price of $12.60 ia $1.10 higher
Own the rucord price of $21.50 about
two weeks ago.
WHITE WYANDOTTE Kxgs for
sale, at $ I AO for IS. Mrs. O. M.
WiUon. lljw.II, Ky. EJgutvn PIhims.
AN AMMUNITION DUMP BEHIND THE LINES AT VERDUN
- -: ... -i-v v,
A rvevrve of shells of
(By lateraatlonal News Service.)
Washington, Mar. 27. The fierc
est partisan debate since war was
declared jnrrcd the Senate this after
noon. Accusations and recrimina
tions were flung back and forth be
tween Republicans and Democrats,
who chose again as their subject the
conduct of the war. The galleries
were crowded and frequently up
plauded. ELKS FLAG
WITH SEVENTEEN STARS WILL
BE UNVEILED TUESDAY
The Sirvice King of the Hopkins
ville Lodge of Elks will be unveiled
next Tuesday night with addresses
by James Breathitt, Jr., and Denny
P. Smith,' of Cadis. There ure 17
stars on the flag. Exalted Ruler
Ira D. Smith will preside. The new
officers will also bu installed.
Mr. Ctcil K.iy Ixm-ll an J 'Miss
D xio Lucile WiMMlrulf. Inith of (ireeu
ville came over to Hopkins vilf yes
terday afternoon and went immedi
ately to the Mct!uxlit parsonage on
South Campbell street, where the
marriage ccrciiiony was said by Kov.
Paul S. Towel!. The croom U a
prosperous younu farmer of Mulilen
burg county and the briila baa (or
several years been connected with
the) Cumberland Telephone Co.
After a short visit in Princeton, they
will return to Cieunvilla and resale
ou Mr. Lovcll's f uiu.
III n lim.lni,ltail I I rn. , .,,...;., J, . iiiiiS - - Iff " - ' ' --
variuua ilu-s fir use of the French artillery on I lie Verdun fmu
(By International News Service.)
Washington, March 27. Director
General McAdoo tonlit agreed en
behalf of the government to lend
the New York, New Haven and Hart
ford railroad $ 13,9134,000 to meet
obligations of the road maturing
DR. POWELL BETTER.
A Kentuckiun reporter culled on
Dr. Lewis I'owell at his home yester
day and found his condition very
much improved. He is now able to
sit up in bed some and cut every
thing the doctors and nurses
' Rex Beach's Greatest Story
"The Auction Block"
A Scent from the PUy.
(By International News Service.)
Washington, Murch 27. New
peace proposals have been prepared
by the German Government to be
sprung in the wake of the prrxent
offensive. The expectation is wide -
ly held in ofllciul and diplomatic
quarters here, based on advices from
neutral countries in France.
ouys ne uses me sumpu-s oi
eats they bring him jul fine and i
sure lie would enjoy a real meal
fully as much. Mrs. I'uwcll is get
ting along nice and expccU to leuve
the Hospital in ulmut a week.
Set your cluck up one hour when
you fro to hed Saturday night.
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TABLES TO BE .TURNED Oil
HUNS BY A MONSTER TRAP
Summary Shows That While They Have
Lost Less Than 100,000 Killed,
Wounded and Missing the
Hun Loss is From 300,
000 to 500,000.
(By Intrrnational News Srrrice.)
Wahim'tn, Mnrrh JH. - The lat
est KuroH'an dispatches ti'nijrlit con
tinue optimistic over the Im.il success
of the allies in beating back thn Ccr
(By Inlernalimal Newt Servke.)
WASHINGTON. MAR. 27 -KO.t
THE MUST TIME TO DAY THE
WAR OEMCK OF THE UUITI.SH
MILITARY ATTACHE IN WASH
INGTON CONSENTED TO Sl'M TI
THE NEWS OF THE GERMAN
DRIVE. THE Kt'MMAUY DENOT
ES A GREAT BRITISH VICTORY.
THE MGL'ltEH TE1.I. A START
LING TALE. THE BRITISH LOS
SES IN KILLED, WOl'NDED AND
'MISSING ARK I.E.SS THAN 100.
(i')O. WHILE THE GERMANS HAVE
LOST THREE TO FIVE TIMES
THAT Nt'.MMLR. THE GREAT
ALLIED STRATEGICAL KESERVK
jAS Nnp ;r:KN HI COW N INTO
THE FRAY YET. GERMANY HAS
EMPLOYED l.JMUKKl MEN. OF
THESE ONLY A ROUT 2M,0'IO ARE
NOW FIT FOR COMIIAT. IT HAS
NOT yET UKI,N ASCKRTA1NED
TI!AT Alx 0F THE GERMAN RE
SERVES HAVE P.EEN EMPLOYED.
WHEN IT. HAS. THE ALLIED
COl'NTER OFFENSIVE WIU. HE
I.AI'NC'IIED. WITH WEAPONS
NEWLY FORGED. EDGED TO
RAZOR FINENESS AND HACKED
li V. THE COMBINED STRENGTH
OK ENGLAND, FRANCE. ITALY.
PORTl'GAL AND THE l' NIT ED
NEXT WEEK TO TIIS AGGRE
GATE EX I FN T OF $200.
000,000. (By International News Servke.)
Washington. Murch 27 The big-gt-st
wsge increase in the hi.-'tory of
the nation is expected to be announc
ed next week by Director General
McA.luo. It r.ill affect mro than
1,625,000 men mid women employees
of railroads and aggregate $200..
(By International News Servian.)
Fort Meyer, Ha.. March 27.
Miss Carolyn Hawkins, of Cambridge
Mass., anJ Charles Eiliym, son of the
inventor, Thomas A. Ediaoa, were
tarried kere today.
BOOST IN RAIL
READY FOR THE FINISH.
(B)T International Newa Service.)
London, March 27. British late)
this evening are holding the Germans
on both sides of the Sonime. In the
Arcre Soinine Angle, they threw
the Germans back after first yield
ing to the monster war puh. Albert
ia now in Grrmun hands but North
and South of the town the Germans
have heert forced by the British count
er thrusts to give up ground previous
ly wn. Tliua the German right ap
pear not only checked but endang
ered on a large scale by British flank
ing movement. At the same time
the German left ia threatened by
the French ormy on the Oise, where
the Germans have teen compelled to
ruth up reserves. To-night there
is a possibility of the allies turning
Uililc.-. on the invaders and launching
a counter pincer drive that may rip
the side of his salient wide open and
trap the whole huge army he has
thrown forward into the desert of
whuta wns once "Sunny PIcksTdy.
Cheered to the core by this maxi
mum hope, I.ondon and Paris never
tl'clc kept vigilant ryes upon the
st'-rn reality tliut the Germans with
freith brought up divisions are con
centrating an attack of demoniacal
fury against a limited line between
Royon and Roye. This twelve mil
front for the moment is the crucial
lino if the entire battle, for It covers
the Anglo-French junction and road
to Compeigne and Paris and flanks
the whole French army to Rhelms
FIFTY MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
BY U. S. STEEL OVER QUAR.
TER MILLION EMPLOYEES
(Br International News ServUe.)
New York. March 27 Employees
of the United SUtea Steel Corpora
tion numbering 268,000 will receive
April 15 an increase of 15 p,r Mtlt-
adding $50,000,000 yearly to the pay
LIBERTY LOAN MEETING.
A meeting of the County Chairmen
if the Woman's branch of the Lib
erty Loan campaign ia called by Miss
Mary Clark, chairman, to meet at the
Poblic Library this morning. Sat
urday afternoon at 2 o'clock meet
ing of the executive committee will
be held at the Puhlie Library. Mr.
T. J. Mc&eynokle will address this