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Established 1879 VoL XLe-Dai!y Vol. 1. No 18
HOPKJNSVILLE, KENTUCKY, SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1918.
Price 3 Cents.
CaK 449 II ye- fait te f Ike
sTs-tec-laa wreaptly. Aed if yo
nave, news Ham, pboae 1( l Ibe
Secretary Baker, who left Franca
Joat before tha big battle, has re
tnmcd lb Paris and U preparing to
visit tha Italian front before ha re
r Premier Lloyd -George haa failed
poit tha United State to tend all
available troopa and that without de-
The County Judge of Bourbon
county haa adopted the policy of
aendinf confiscated liquor to the Paris
hospital. Instead of having it poured
out Judge Batteraon aaya that a
tha hospital to purchase whisky for
the use of patients, there was no
reason why be should not send theJ
whisky to the hospital, there being
no law prohibiting such disposition of
Out of the confusion of the bat
, tie and the contrary claims of the
contesting armies yesterday, two new
features stand out The first is that
the French over a front of six miles
have driven into the German lines
alons: the southern aide of the sa
lient established by the Teutonic
drive, ffhe other is that tha Germans
have begun a new operation to the
east of Arras, which may be the in
ception of a widening of the area of
battle to the northward.
The traveler who starts to cross
the continent from Washington to
San Francisco will And it necessary
' to set hia watch ahead one hour in
.West Virginia and do the aame thing
in Kansas. He hss gained two hours
In making the trip of S.000 miles.
Something of the same sort will be
done to-night to conform to the new
order to save daylight Clocks and
watches will be set ahead one hour
. and the only difference will be that
will appear for awhile to be runn'ng
' fast Then everybody will get used
" to it
New York calls Private Pent the
Douglaa Fairbanks of the lecture
platform. For Private Pent enlixted
with the First Canadian Contingent,
over seas in October 1914, saw
tjT years sevrice in the Hell of the
French trencher, wss wounded so
severely as to be incapacitated for ac
tive fighting and has come back
with a smile and a cheerful optimism
that la infectious.
The first question generally a.kcJ
of Private Peat after one of hU lec
tures is "Who do you think startei
the war?" "Bah!" replies this Can
adinn soldier. "If you could have
had Ave minutes' look at the German
trenches and another Ave minutes'
look at the French and British
tranches, never sgain would you ask
'Who atarted the war?' Do you think
it waa the war machine that had the
preparation of half a century, or the
peace-loving peoples who, at a day's
notice, took their atand for human
ity? There's no room for argument
The Germans atarted the war. Who
will finish the war? Theie is no ro'im
for argument We will Anish the
He means it this ehoeiy little
Canadian, with the blue lupalrtte of
distinction on his shoulder He has
been through all the horrors of the
early daya of unpreparediie.i, bus
stood in water soaked trencher, h:s
suffered the tortures of the poison
us gas attacks, hss lost the use of his
right arm, and has had hia right lung
shot away, but he ia sincere when he
tells you that he is the gainer and
not the loser.
For to him has come mystic be
lief, an indomitable courage and a
spirit of optimism and good cheer,
worth everything they cost to gain
"and then some," smiles Private
'Hear him at the Tabernacle to
PROMINENT OAK CROVE FARM
ER DIED A FEW DAYS
J. 8. (livens, a well known fann
er of South Christian, near Oak
Grove died of pneumonia Tuesday,
aged 64 years. He waa a widower,
bis wife having died several years ao
j . Mr. Givens was a man of prominence
in his neighborhood and was a mem
ber of the Methodist church. His
funeral services were held by Rev.
Mr. Dison. .
Mr. Givens waa the last of bis fam
ily and was esteemed by a large cir
cle of friends for his many estimable
""""StrniU "I eharactei.
Oil APRIL 5
Will Complete List Of Class
One Under the Present
LARGE LIST DESERTIONS
District Board Reports Ap
peal Cases Sack to Lo
cal Exemption Board.
Friday April 5 has been set as the
day for the final examination of all
class one men under the selective
service law who have not been ex
amlned heretofore. Out of about 2.r0
rases that went before the Dstrict
Board at Madisonville on appeal by
reason of certain claims for deferred
classification 68 were put in clsss
one and certified to the Local Board
for examination. Added to this list
sre 47 names of men who have been
called for examination, heretofore
but for some reason failed to report
Next Friday, April 6, together with
any others in class one whether they
receive a notification card or not
The list is as follows:
Claude Alexander. Lloyd Thoe.
Aldridge. Robt Brodie, col., Isaac
Boyd, col., Krnest Bell, col.. Homer
Brown, Abe Bucknor, col., Juel Berry,
col., Clifton T. Boyd, Klmer Bation,
col., Hugh Preston, K. boyd, Gilmer
rountain Cox, Coleman Cavanaugh,
(Jennie Childcrs, Jno. Harvey Cook,
Jas. Cox, col.. Hen Carter, eol., Robt
Dillard, col ..Fraser Draper, Holland
Elmer Davis, Fred Flam, col., Wal
ter Evan, col., Jas. Herman Foster,
Desford Fsughn, Kostor C. Fortner,
Henry Graham, Chas. I-ee Grant,
Daniel Gant col., Chas. Hopson, col..
Samuel Hunter, Jas. King, col., W. B.
I.ndcr, Zcaley l.angley, col., Geo.
Tom Long, Walker Lundernian, col.,
Noble T. Morse, Jus. D. Miller, Lu-
cien A. Mow ley, Wm. Starling Mc
Carroll, Jas. Theodore Nichols, Frank
Vernon JVppor, Frank Forrest Rnb-
inson, Frank Redmond, HI is Smith,
Kmery B. Shaw, Henry Clay Stowe,
Wm. Alvin Spurliti, Wm. Otlio Shep
psrd, Caleb Sugpi, Herbert Trice,
Knleigh Andrew Underwood, Wm.
Martin Vaughn, Christopher Colum-
nus Wells, Martin Luther Woolfe,
Cyrus Marian Williamson, Ira Wil
liams, Hugh Wright bum Bailey, Jno.
Baker, col., Caesur C. Coleman, col.,
Melton t'ushenberry, col., Wm. Cole
man, col., Johnnie Com lis. Vie Dulin,
col., Jas. Duvie, col., Clarence Daw
son, Thomas Everett Fli, Finis Fd-
mon !s, col., Dudley r lowers, col.,
Wm. Gooch, Gus Gray, col., Wm.
Henry Hayes, Hugh Howard, col..
Sam Hale, col., Herbert Johnson, col.,
Wm. Henry Kennedy, col., Horace
W, Knight Lethe Long, Jus. Elmer
l-antrip, Leslie Leavell, col., Geo.
McWain, col., Gus McKeynolds, col.,
Chas. Thoa. Matthews, Geo. W. Moore
col.', Jim Moore, col., Elzio Andrew
'eden, Clurence Powell, Clarence
I'oindcxtcr, col., Thos. Edw. Quartos,
Andrew Roach, col., Jas. Oxat Ryan,
Rufus M. Robinson, col., Frank Kives,
col., Jno. Saunders, col., Robt Stew
art, Koy Smith, Troy Allison Thomus,
Albert Conrad Thomas, Warren
Willama, eol., Willie Wooldridge, col.,
Willio Windman, col.. Levy Wilson,
col., Willie Willis, col., Chas. Sum
Thvre Is a large list of men who
have not returned their qucstionaires
and these namos hnve been sent to
ths Adjutant General at Frankfort.
When his ollice passes upon these
cases and reports them back to the
Local Draft Board here the men will
be classed as deserters and arrested
and treated as such. This list is as
Walker Avery, Frank Brown, Sy
llronaui;h, Herman lirvnt, Walter
Ford Burron, Leavell Burton, Sum
Drama. Tom Baxter, Herbert Chris-
tisn, Jno. F. Clements, Will Chilton,
R, E. Ellis, Hudson Flenor, Jim Hen
ry Ford, Elonxo Gilliam, John George,
Emo Milton Griffey, Clifton Garnett,
Wm. Sam Green, I.ewis Cribble, De
Witt Hoskins, Elmer Irvins, Parker
Jefferson. Bernard Jones, Dexter
Lewis. Chas. Lixenby, Sam Moore,
Lewia Metcalfe, Raymond C. Mott,
Jim Morn, Walter Owen, Columbus
Pettus, Scott Qunrles, Geo. Henry
Radford, Geo. Wilbur Rucks, Smith
Kedil, Mose Reese, Walter Ransoms,
Tom Radford, Alex Sharp, Lynn
Saunders, Jas. Wesley Stewart, Sterl
ing Snordan, Chan. Skinner, Gso.
Wslkins, Will Witty. Ernest Wilson,
John White, Chas. Wkittock. liulea
When the above list haa been
disposed of the Local Board will have
finished its work of examination and
cLassilksticn until ths men are ec-
BY THE BRITISH COMMANDER
BRIGGS IN EXECUTIVE SES
SION OF COMMITTEE.
(By International News Service.)
Washington, March 29. The Sen
ate military affairs committee spent
the entir afternoon haering an ac
count of Aying progress abroad from
Commander Briggs of the British air
service. He told his story in exe
WILL BE HEARD
Everybodny, it seems. Is going to
the Tabernacle tonight to hear the
celebrated Canadian soldier-lecturer,
Private Peat. If ticket sales and
general interest are good indications
of a crowded house the big building
will be packed early tonight. There
wll be no reserve seats and the gen
eral admission will be 60c for adults
snd 85c for children.
The lecture will begin at 8 o'clock
but the audience will be treated to a
fine musical program from 7:30 till
8:00 rendered by the High School
Orchestra anmented by Messrs. H.
L. Lebkuecher, Max Blythe, Joe Mc
Carroll. Jr., and Ruby Croft. The
orchestra will be under the direction
of Prof. E. N. Mallory and will
play the following:
March New Colonial.
Barcorolo From "Tales From
March Keep the Home Fires
Medley War Songs of the Boys
March Over There.
Rag Hello. My Dearie. From
The gusrtetle From "Rigolctto."
Star Spangled Banner.
TRIED IN TODD COUNTY VER-
DICT FOR BEAUTIFUL GIRL
The breach of promise suit of Miss
Haxel Mcintosh, of Todd county,
against Sam II. Coleman, suing for
$10,000 for a breach of promise to
marry, waa conducted at Elkton yes
terday morning and a verdict re
turned for the plaintiff in the sum
of t:i.0O0. The jury was out about
A Urge array of attorneys, includ
ing S. Y. Trimble of this city, rep
resented the defendent Colemsn,
while Miss Mcintosh wss represent
ed by only one lawyer. Common
wealth's Attorney Jas. R. Mallory,
of Elkton. The prominence of the
parties cuused a widespread Interest
in the casesnd a largs crowd was
in town from all over the county.
During the arguments by the attor
neys the crowds psckrd the court
room and stood in the halls.
Mr. Coleman is a prosperous furm-
er and formerly represented Todd
county in the Legislature.
SOLD FOR DIVISION.
Valuable Residence Properly On
South Virginia Street
The !.edfurd property on the cor
ner of Virginia and IKth streets will
be sold for division under an order of
court at the court house door on
Monday, April 1st, between the hours
of 11 a. m. and 2 p. m. It contains
a two story dwelling house and other
tuslly railed to ramp for training or
new orders received ordering ths ex
amination bf those in deferred classification.
Flow of Weed Continues De
spite Dry Weather and
ANOTHER MILLION WEEK
The Highest Price of Season
Reached This Week On
Another big week in the history
of the tobacco market here was re
corded thia week when the sales went
beyond the million mark. The dry
windy weather the past few weeks
has operated to decrease the deliver
ies to a large extent as has also the
srtivity of the farmers in pre pari nit
for another crop. The sales for the
season have reached almost eleven
and one half millions of pounds.
which is a little more than a million
behind the total of a year ago.
This hss been a record week on the
market here for high prices, one
bosket of fine leaf bringing $22.50.
The average for the week is $H 45
hich ia 37c above the season's aver
age to date. According to the best
information obtainable the market.
especially on the better grades, has
been gradually strengthening for the
past three weeks. Some tobacco con
tinues to he delivered In bad condi
tion and this hna kept the average
below what it would otherwise have
Red Cross sales are not included
in the averages nor in the scale of
prices, since some of these sales have
brought the high figures of t2 1.
The weekly report of the inspector
is as follows:
Week ending March 2ft, 1318.
Sales for week 1.101.775 lb
Salea for aeason 1 1.1.11. HOI) tb
Sales this date, 1917. . 12,B:i.l.B0Otb
Average for this week $14.45
Average for this season $14.08
Trash $9,110 to $12
t ommon lugs $2 to $13
Medium lugs $13 to $13 50
r me lugs 411 to $15
Low leaf $14 to $15
Common leaf 115 to $15.50
Medium leaf $15 50 to $17
Cood leaf $17 to $.'0
Fine leaf $20 to $22.50
L. II. CORNKTTE.
President Tobacco Hoard of Trade.
JOKER IN THE
(By International News Service).
Washington. March 29. The bill
to loan $7,500,000 to grain farmers
pssseil the House to-day 251 to 67
but not until its enemies had in
serted the provision which they ex
pect will nullify it. This uiuncdmcnt
provides that the President must in
vestigate the Food situation and de
tcrmno fl the appropriation is nec
essary before ths f units can be paid.
A iicmy in the Senate is also antic
Mr. Paul Tsfcl. president of the
Tafel Electric Co., Louisville, visit
ed Mr. T. J. Bauirh yestcrduv.
Mr. J. A. Miles snd family are
leaving toduy for (.ilbertsville, in
Marshall county, to make their home.
They have a son-in-law in that county-
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kinunons and
little daughter, Ann Tandy, returned
but night on the midnight trsin from
Mrs. Belle King hss returned from
(iuthrie, accompanied by Mrs. Mack
Smith and little son.
Mrs. E. T. I.ibby and daughter.
Helen, of Louisville, have returned
home after a visit to Mrs. A. M.
Mrs. Riley Uutler and little son,
Marshall, are visiting in Pembroke
thia week the guests of Mrs. l-alla
Foster. ' ' -
Supt. L. E. Foster has returned
from a business trip tu Frsnklin, Ky.
Mrs. Lucisn Ruby, of Providence,
Ky., is visiting relatives here.
CHARGED WITH LARCENY.
Wm. Smith, colored, charged with
stealing Hour, sugsr, etc., from an
L. A N. car Wednesday n'.U, waa
arrested yesterday by the pouee.
THOSE BECOMING OF AGE SINCE
LAST JUNE TO BF.
(By International News Service.)
Washington, March 23. Prompt
ed by the necessary adding of 700,-
000 men to the national army im
mediately the Senate today passed
the Chamberlain draft resolution aft
er an amendment for universal mili
tary training was eliminated. This
will draft hoy into the army who
hnve become of age since June 6,
(fly International News Service.)
Washington. March 29. An ad
ditional 25 or 30 ships aggregating
150,000 tons will be put in the war
service thruugh negotiations with
Japan. Plans urv under way for the
construction of ships in Japan for
(Ry International News Service.)
With American Army, France,
M.trch 29. An American l.i-iitrniuit
and four Privates thu murium; cap
tured four German prisoners in a
duguut on the enemy s lint Tine.
Two other Germans killed lulu es
caping. One prisoner was so luippy
that he was captured that he wanted
to return tnd ivt his brother.
SEVERAL PATIENTS DISCHARG
ED AND OTHERS ARE CON.
Ulehard Stewart, an I. C. railroad
man, Rufus Itriime, nn L. 4 N. engi
neer; Mrs. Jubul Vincent, of Earl
iniMon, and L. O. Ilaniby, also of
EnrlntKton, all went home yester
day. Frank Kelly and Mayburn Ilur
nett, of the county, are both con
Mrs. M. A. Norman, of Alleirree,
was admitted yesterday for medical
John Green Edmunds, who had his
tonsils removed Wednesday was able
to return home yesterday.
Mrs. Siitlcr, of Princeton, was ad
mitted yesterday for medical treat
ment. Mrs. J. A. Howard, of the city
who was operated upon Wednesday
is doiiiK nicely.
(By lateraalioaal News Service.)
Washing-ton, March 2I. Food Ad
ministrator Hoover to-nig-lit an
nounced the complete suspension of
"Meatless Fridsys" for a perod of
thirty days in order that accumulat
ed slocks may be reduced. Accum
ulations are s;reater than the storage
or European shipping capacity.
BRITISH YIELDING IN THE CENTER
OF THE WEDGE BUT HOLDING
FIRM ON THE SIDE
Head of All of the Allied
Armies on the West
ANOTHER AMERICAN IDEA
President Wilson First Sug
Rested the Single Unit
Plan of Organization.
I News Service.)
, M It. :VJ THE
l THE SI 'PI! EM E
KOCH. THE t;
i STRATEGIST, T
COMMAND OP A
I.I. THE FRENCH.
ON THE WESTE
UN FRONT, WAS
FORCES AS A
I N IT.
' DENT WILSON
1 ED THE PLAN
I THE ALLIED
(Br International N'l Service.)
WASHINGTON. MM! ". I'll K
WAR DEPARTMENT I ATE TO
NIGHT RECEIVED THE FOLLOW
ING CAHI EGKVM ''RUM PERSH
ING: "H WE M DE Al l. OCR
RESERV ES AVAM.AIil E AND OCR
DIVISIONS II I. HE I'SED IK
AND WHEN NEEDED. FRENCH
IN FINE SPIRITS AND HOTH
ARMIES FEELING CONFIDENT."
(By International News Service.)
Waslunirlon, M.m !i Food Ad
ininistriitor lloovi r. In. lav exacted a
promise from 500 lia.lmi; hotel pro
prietors of I he country in a meet
i UK here to nlml'-h al :i'lut.-ly the use
.f till wheal pro.ln. ts in their hotels
until the next harvest. It will mean'
the savin); of null' 'lib of bu In Is of
wheat for the nllies.
(By International Newt Service.)
Kansas City. Mar. h -Twelve
imtioiia. eiirht men and four women
arrested following -lie "tonina off
street curs to nurht. Trullic was
sUMIiended at I o'clock until tumor-1
row nioruinir. Strike leaders an
nounced a walkout of stuire hands
COT BAD FALL.
Rev. John M. West, of Crofton,
fell from the loft of a barn to the
irround, a distance of lifteen feet,
Thursday, and sustained painful in
juries. One leg rume in contact
with the end of a board ami a deep
gosh was cut. lis wss badly bruished
MR. KELLY'S BROTHER.
Charles Kelly, a brother of Eugene
Kelly, of Pembroke, died at Howling
(reen Thursday afUr a protravUd
Or CORN BREAD
THE FRENCH ON THE
SOUTH ARE EVERY
Pershing Has; Made All of
His Reserves 'ATailableH
For the Finish.
(Ry International News Service.)
LONDON. MAR. 29 THE PIC
ARDV RATTLE STILL RAGES,
BI'T SLOWLY THE TIDE IS TURN
ING IN FAVOR OF THE ALLIES.
TO DAY THE BRITISH HELD
FIRM NORTH OF SOMME, BUT
SOCTIt OF SOMME WERE DRIV
EN PACK IN THE DIRECTION OK
A MIENS. THE GERMANS ARE
NOW LESS THAN II MILES DUE
EAST OF AMIENS AND A LITTLE
MORE THAN M MILES SOUTH OK
THAT STRATEGICAL CENTER,
BRITISH HAVE KEEN P. EATEN
, It K AT ARRAS, HUT THE MAIN
KI.HIMI I INKS HAVE MM. 1.
THE FRENCH LINES HAVE HELD'
EVERYWHERE FRENCH COUN
TER ATTACKS CONTINUED
THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND
THE FRENCH CAPTURED ANOTH
ER VILLAGE SOUTHWEST OF
PEIM.IN' CLAIMS 70.000 PRIS
ONERS AND 1.100 GUNS TO
DATE TERRIFIC GERMAN AT
TACKS ARE UNDER WAY TO
NIGHT HETWF.EN SOMME AND
.WERE, WHERE THE GERMANS
M(E IRVING TO TURN AMIENS
FROM THE SOUTH. THE WEATH
ER IS HAD. RAIN II AS TURNED
I'll E RATTLE HELD INTO A
IMG 0!STCI.E TO THE GER
MN COMMUNICATIONS. THE v
GERMAN LOSSES WERE TERRI
FIC AGAIN TODAY. THEY ARE
.TILL CRINGING UP FRESH RE
SERVES AND LAUNCHING AS
SAUITS OF DENSE MASSES. US
ING Altol'T L'0 MEN TO EVERY
HUT NOT WORTH COST OF CON
(Ily International News Service.)
Wuliiiii.ton, March 2U. United"
States army ordinance experts have
rieeived a confidential report of the
construi lion ami dcsifrn of the Ger
man V I mile truti which shelled, Paris.
I lie military value of the run ia not
wrlh the cost of construction.
VP ONE HOUR
CHANCE IN TIME NATION WIDE
NO INCONVENIENCE TO
Don't forget to move the hands of
the clock up juat one hour tonight
on retiring. But retire one hour
earlier than formerly because you'll
have to get up Just an hour earlier
.Sunday or miss your breakfast, lea.
and you might also miss Sunday
School and church. Juat move every
thing forward one hour and look the
world in the face and smile and be
agreeable about thia change of time.
Try it out before "fussing around"
about it. You uiitcht like it, you
know. Thia ia a day when tiling
move forward: If we can t get any
body who will move forward, we can
at least move the hands of the clock.
FOR SALE A number of fsrms.
both small and large, at barga'
prices if sold berfere com planting.
Also some choice homes In town.
CJieroLee Bld. PhosajtlT.