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2 WEATHER. .
VILLE WANTS YOU.- t
j Sunday warmer.
EstaMUhed 1879 Vol. XU-Dai'y Vol. 1. No 19
110PK1NSVILLE, KENTUCKY, SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 1918.
Call 441 If yew fail to get the
Keatwcklaa wr-nlly. ' And If T"
bar. a saw iteas, 4m H la iWt
The Kcntuekian la till short a
Job foreman, a pressman and an ad
ditional linotype operator. Per
nlnant Jobs for tha right man. Wa
are taming off buainaaa wa ara un
able to handla for lack of mora
ANY CRAFT IN THIS?
Governor Stanley haa signed the
bill paaaed by tha recent legislature
at Krankfort appropriating a neat
sum of money to aatabliah a homo
to tako earo of tha idiota of tha
tat. If tha editor of tha Courier
Journal la to bo taken aerioaaly in
regard to aoroa . of tha aUUmenU
made about our recant legislature
1 (ma might suspect thaao gentlemen
In having aoma personal motive in
- paaaing thia bill and ahould bo InveaU
igaUd on chargaa of atUmptlng to
graft oa tha atateo fund. Tba Ken
tuckhtn would like to bo act right
on thia ainco It haa tha greateat ro
apoct and eonaideration of the loy-
ally, aincority. and integrity of oach
. and every member of our law making
body and will refuae to believe auch
' ascription until mora evidence ia
"General March" haa been retired.
Tomorrow wa welcome April.
A dispatch aaye the Huna are dig
ging tranchea In tha new sector they
hare taken. They'll need 'em to bury
their dead In. i
John Sharp William waa talking
like an Inspired man when ha aaid
LaFollett ought to be expelled from
"V Cot. Stanley vetoed two bills yea
. terday one to prevent the teach
ing of German in public achonls and
' the other allowing judge to (is pen
alties in minor criminal case.
- After the press hour yeetorday
morning, a lata bulletin came telling
that a long range gun had (truck a
church in Taria killing 75 people
and wounding 90 who were attend
ing a Good Friday service. The
Counaalor of the Swiss legation was
J of these killed.
k & fa & & fa
fouowmc TI FUG.
COD SAVE, KEEP. HOLD
God aava our splendid men,
Send them safe home again,
God aava our men.
Make them victorious,
Fatient and chivalous.
They are so dear to us,
God aava our men.
God aava our own dear men,
From every strain of ain,
God kaaa) our nwn.
Whoa Satan would allure.
When tempted heap them
Be their protection sure
God beep our men.
God bald our precious men,
And love them to tha end,
God bold our men.
Held In Thine arms so strong,
To Thee they all belong,
Held safe from every wrong.
Cod iaM our men.
Dr. Durward B. Roach, of Roaring
Spring, haa volunteered for survwe
la the Medical corps and has paaJ
all required examinations and ia U"W
awaiting formal notice of hia accep
LluM, He haa asksd for immediate
Jrrvke in France.
J. H. Dagg, who recently volun
teered for construction work in the
shipyards has received hia bronsa but
ton in acknowledgment ana is ex
pecting to be called to service at any
Lieut Frank P. Barker has bean
promoted several times aince going
to Ft.' Piatt, New York, and Is now
Adjutant f the S32nd division. He
is the only son of Mr. Chas. E.
. Barker, of this county.
MASONIC NOTICE I
Hopkinsvllle Lodge No. 87 F. A
' A. M. will meet ia regular communi
eatiea Monday evening April 1st at
1:0 p. m. Work in E. A. degree.
AH members urged to be present.
Visit lag br.lhree welcome.
DR. VAN DYKE WRITES STANZA
FOR USE IN TRAINC .
New York Times.)
Dr. Henry Van Dyke, ofrmer Min
later to the Netherlands and now
chaplain in the United States Navy
with the rank of Lieutenant Com
mander, has written an additional
lanta to the "Battle Hymn of the
Republic" for the Navy Department
Commission on Training Camp Ac
tivities, which haa charge of sing
ing in the naval station. The verse
We have h,- the cry of anguish
From theSictims of the Hon,
And we know our country's done
We will Tight for world-wide freedom
Till the victory is won.
For God is marching on.
The big gun bombarding Paris
from a point 70 milea distant ha at
last hit its objective point a church
filled with people worshiping God as
humble citizens. Seventy-five were
killed and over 90 were wounded. It
seems that the Kaiser takea special
delight in the murder of women and
Roma vsara airo an artist painted
niiura In wlii.-h ha nut hia whole
ambition. Everything depended on
Its reception. Ills luiure, lonu.i.
and fame all centred on the wonder
ful picture. Hut alas, the world saw
no greatness there. Then the artist
realised he lind painted in vain, a
mere acene. His heart sickened.
Aml.iiinn fled, and disappointment
led him to worse thing. What did
he or his life amount to? Who cared
H ha Klimtvd his handsome face with
ti-nnir Hrinka? The world? Oh. no.
He could do nothing worthy or It
notice. Ho gambled and loat at that
He waa a failure. Life waa not
inrth living without the fame he
had dreamed of.. At last he boarded
a train for a short trip to a moun
tain town. Tha train stopped at
noon by the side of a clear deep
pool for water, walking out to me
nlntforra ho noticed a perfect hedge
of Ull white lilies. While he waa
admiring them someone touched hia
shouldvr and handed him a huge
bunch of the lillie. He took the
lowers and held out a coin to the
-h.l.l ako mid no! no! I dldn t mean
to sell them, as he blushed and looked
down. They are Gods' Lilies. 1 only
wanted someone else to ace them.
He thanked the boy and stepped onto
the moving train. What a whirlwind
fo thought raced through Ma mind.
wh ha hud failed. Was he trying
to give to the world any share in his
pleasure or talent? No, he nad never
K..nl tn kelu tha world with hi
God given genius, but to take away
something for himself. Admiration
on which hia vanity might feel. Now
he saw his mistake. . Why had he
been ao blind? Could he be the man
vim drank and rambled and tried
to deatroy every blessing God had
bestowed on himT No. Now he fen
himaalf a man. one with a bleeaing
to sliare, a right to live and help
make the world brighter and Doner
for hi having lived- The train aped
on with a new man aboard, whoae
heart wa regenerated, ambition, re
klmllail ami a desire to paint Thia
time twaa only a ragged boy with
an armful of whit line wnu a ray
of the declining sun made a naio
of brightness around his sad, but
Kaautiful fura. Ihia time the world
aaw and felt the glory of this, hia
PIN LIFT IN TABLECLOTH
CAUSES BIG DAMAGE SUIT.
(By laleeaatiamal Newa Service.)
St Louis, Mo., March SO. Mrs.
Anna Smith haa filed suit against
Oscar Lamy, a stock broker of this
city, fur $7,600 for injuries resulting
from blood poisoning suffered from
a rusty needle that penetrated the
thumb of her right hand while wash
ing a tablecloth for tho defendant
Her hand Us been peroussatl dis
IS HEARD BY
Tabernacle Last Night Pack
ed to the Doors to Honor
The War Hero.
THRILLING TRENCH STORY
Told By the Speaker and
Great Applause Given
From Time to Time.
Freah from tha trenches of France,
Private Peat the Canadian war hero
disabled by hi wounds from further
fighting, spoke to an audience es
timated at 3,600 people, who bent
upon every word the speaker ut
tered. Private Peat arrived in the after
noon and waa the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. H. I. Minty. Ha appeared just
before 8 o'clock clad in hia uniform.
cap and all, and was briefly intro
duced by T. C. Underwood, in a
glowing tribute to his valor. He be
gan with complimentary references
to the American people and told
some humorous incidents of trench
life and then launched at once intoj
his lecture. He paid his respects in
strong Innguage to tho critics and
faint-hearta who do nut believe we
shall win. He said there was no
doubt of ultimata victory. The Huns
could not whip one thin tine of raw
recruits three years ago and they
can never whip the powerful armies
of trained soldiers now confronting
them. His words inspired courage
and conlidence and dcmotuitrations
of approval. His recital of the con
ditions in France was graphic and
The speaker is small and boyUh
looking. His voice is weak, but clear
and far-rvaehing. Everybody heard
him and hung upon his word. He
was modest in telling of his own
achievements and in every respect
made a moat agreeable impression
upon all. Hundreds of Indies were
among those who paid for standing
room only after every sent was sold.
Private I'eat ia all right llopktns-
ville ia fortunate in having had him.
MISS MEANS LEAVES.
It is with much regret that the
Kenturkian has to announce thut
Miss Mary KMie Means leaves to-day
to take up the work of canning club
agent in another county. She will
go to Lexington for a week s count
in lectures and will then go to May
field where she has been assigned to
Graves county. Miss Mean was for
merly Hcnionstrator of Christian
county but upon tho refusal oi me
fiscal couit to i.roviile sull'uioiit fun Ik
for tjie work here h wa compelled
to seek anomer ni-m. ,
BRITISH GIRL MUNITION WORKERS PLAY FOOTBALL FOR RECREATION
Ulrl worker lu th. Biuiillloo la.orieo of Koglnud aav. f.M-o.ed eoccer fm.tball teams and eiigag la cailesls
U relieve lb. aaajolooy of their lalwr. Til. girl bav erl.leu.--d great luterv In tin srt and th. li.terfa.tory
ruiie are keenly fought. Heoeutly a match gaiue ws held Uweeu the leniu. iv-v-ntt..g In. Iliimher trtn
OoVIlry and the Vhker. girl froui lr.yford, wbleli rveulted la a U Tt pholograph staiw th. ll-milier gtri.
load p la their bU-5 and vbit aulforauv -
STRANGE NEGRO iVICTIMIZED
SEVERAL DRUGGISTS IN
I-ant night about nine o'clock a
negro man made the round of four
Irug stores and passed a forged check
for $12.50 at each of them. They
were all on the Bank of Hopkins
ville. drawn in favor of Charley
Jones or bearer and signed "Wheeler
Grocer Co." stamped with red ink
and W. R. Wheeler written under
neath the stencil mark. The checks
were andorsed Charley Jones. He
would go Into the store and buy
a bottle of Wine or Cardui or Black
Draught The check were
all alike. The negro waa a mulatto,
wearing a cap and blue overalls.
Druggists victimised were L. A.
Johnson A Co., E. H. Higgins, Law
son Faxon, Campbell-Coates Co. and
L. L. Elgin. At midnight he had not
lieen arrested. .
(By lal.raatioaal News Service.)
Washington, March 30. Addition
al disclosures of the activity of Gem-
man spies in airplane factories were
made in a letter today received ry
Senator Overman, who made tha
charge in the Senate Thursday that
sniea were delaying the airplane pro
gram. It was show?i that seventy-1
five percent of the employees of the
Curtis plant at Buffalo are oi tier
men blood. Ton percent speak only
German. Similar conditions exists
in other plr.nta. Airplane parts dam
sged may have been responsible for
many Accidents on training fields, be
NINE MILLION DOLLARS'
WORTH OF SILK ARRIVES.
(By Inleraatioaal News Service.)
Seattle, Vanh., March 30. Nine
million dollar' wortli of raw silk mid
ilk goods received here in four days
is the record of imports of this com
modity from the Far East made re
cently. The lirst steamship arriv
ing with a part of this consignment
waa the Manila Maru, of the Osaka
Shoaen Kainha Line, with $5,160,000
worth of silk ahro.id. The Suwa Maru
arrived with $1,000,000 worth.
News has been received of tho
death of W. T. Rutland, at Ciirydon,
Ky., Thursday. He wa.i formerly
manager of the Empire Coal Mines
for many years. Recently he ha.l
been interested In a mine at Carydon
He was a member of tho llopkins-
vilte Lodge of Elks and was unmar
ried. He waa about 45 year old.
Interment was at Scottsville, Ky.
FRENCH LINE ATTACKED
BY THE REPORT THAT HUNS
ARE PREPARING TO RESUME
(By International News Service.)
Washington, March 30. The Wsr
making machine of the United
States lunged forward today. Com
IH'lling necessity for action was found
in official reports that the Germans
are "digging in" on the new west
front. Hefore a return to trench
warfare can be accomplished a great
counter attar's is planned to strike.
The teutonic Torces. while in motion.
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T1"' , . . .. !
thirtv-six hours limit within which it
is believed General Foch will begin to
!iow results, through the exercise ' !
powers which huve elevated him to
the highest military position
attained hy any one man.
American troop are being rushed
to France in increasing numbers.
(By Intel national Newt Servira.)
Some where in France, March :0.
KccrtUiry of W'ur linker today re
ceived newspaper men at Gen. Persh-
ng's residence, after completing his
inspection of the American eedi-
tionury force as well as the t rench
and British urmies, interviewing Gen
erals and troops, statesmen and rulers
of various countries. Mr Baker is
anxious to return to (Ik- United
States and impart the knowledge
gained here to the American govern
ment, and confer with President W il-
son and tne eauinet regarding me
future. He did not state just when
he would return to America.
(By International Naws Srvica.)
London, March 30. Premier
Lloyd-Gcorire spent Thursday on the
West front In France.
LINE IN A
British Are Hard Pressed But
Their Line Is Intact.
(By InUrnstKinal News Service.)
LONDON, MAR. 30 ON A 25
MILE FRONT BETWEEN MOR
EUIL AND LASSKfNY, WHICH IS!
THE SOUTHERN LEG OF The!
GERMAN SALIENT WHOSE NOSe!
IS MIDWAY IIETWEEN AMIENS ,
AND MONTDIDER THE FRENCH '
TONIMIT ARE BATTLING DES -J
PERATELY TO PREVENT THE
TEUTONS FROM SEI'ARTINC. THE , UTKI V INTACT (.'ROM ANOTH
TWO ALLIED ARMIES AND TI RN yR TWKNTY H)UR HOUR TER
INC THE WHOLE I KENCH MNK,KK,C DRUMMING. SO FIRM
(N A , K -K UN PARIS. "WF.
AUK HOI.PINC TIIF..M." IS TIIK
LATEST WORD FROM TIIK FRONT
RKFKRVKS AUK CoNTINTALl.Y
i nmi'lVi' Til tL1VlfllM I rill"
AKKIV I.Mt I" nr.i.-r ' i.
FRENCH. THE BATTLE. WHICH
HAS BEEN RAGING THE GREAT
ER PART OF THE DAY IS CoN
SIDEKED THE CRUCIAL ONE OF
THE WHOLE DRIVE. AT THE
SAME TIME A TT.RRIrlC CuMISAT
RAGES ON THE LOWER PART OF
IHE NORTHERN LEG -F THE
SALIENT BETWEEN THE MoR
1.1 II. AND .MARCEL FRONT OF
HERE THE BRITISH B K IN
PRESS OF AMERICA IS j
MOST POTENT lIDj
All Nswspsper Prove Loyal and Aid
It has been said that the biggusl
agency, outside tho men who go to
tba Irout, in reuderlug the government
aid la too loal press of tho United
Not only tins lbs metropolitan dally
given of Its news eud editorial space
to help In lue .real atlUKKle being
waged on the Western front, but the
boino tow U" paper has gone direct to
tne beurta o( its reauers m iciuu u
alory ol the wur.
Kvery couulry paper throughout the
blghtb Federal Hesurva District haa
pledKid Itselt to assist the Third Llo
irty Loau, which will bo started ia
April. It la good fur tho country trial
u liave a united and loyal pres. Aul .
it baa been thus from the b Klinln. i
Even when public opinion aa aaver-,
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.us ...u ............. - ' " many points is embraced in a formal
Ueclaratl.... ol wsr. tn. Auk r ia .pre ,lr.wn (...n .mpoy.
.1k by the govern..,, nt altto f'n wrkr , w indJUll,
fearless and snUndld loyally. , bie ,om t fc y, J
, Popular opinion I. made up lars" y of ubor
of what the peoplo read tb tails $
they r.ud. This loyal aud fearless iinrrtsiT f ai f
1 pul.lt. Ily bss made plain to all the UsutNTCALL
1 atrocious conduct of Germany In bring ,. , , . . '
Ing this frtslitful cal.u.l.y upon tb. Miss Sail,, George BUk.y. chair
wo.ld and Hi t.rrit.lo sbomlustlons man of Surgical Draaaings, U in re
rhe has committed lu tb. curs, of ce.pt of the following teiegrsm.
our progress loaad vbtory. Tb "I n you furnish 260 14x20 pad.
' tress la one ol the uio.1 p"lent forces! to he in Cincinnati Aprd 6th! Gov-
to bold our people sleadfaat to tb ern.nent emerj ncy call Must not
I winning of tho war.
I Uul if th. Third Lirnriy iao ana
th. other ni-asur.. of th. Lnlted
! ,,.nt nr. defeated, thsa
the press HI be forced to taU a dlf -
it will th.n be forced to tell about
Mi. murder of American women anl
children by the Ueruiaaa; the murders
tbst tbe enemy will oummlt la order
tbst we ailght eaalaved. If the
traaaury fail or finds Uevlf unable to
rwpond to every call mad utoa II
th war I lL Your soa and all of the
nation' suns sr. r.lylug on tb United
tale Treasury to furnish thing with
which they may fibt.
ay a Liberty
DRIVE ON PARIS.
the center are losing. gen.
iiak; admits the town ok
ma7.if.re; but are holding
deml'in to the north a
ga1nst all onslaughts. sev.
VILLAGES HAVE CHAN?-
Ell HANDS SEVERAL
THE GERMANS AT ONE POINT
ARE ltl'T TEN MILES FROM
i AMIENS. BUT THE BRITISH
I LINES HAVE EMERGED ABSO-
HAVE THE BRITISH HELD THAT
THE GERMANS HAVE BEGUN TO
"DIG IN" ALONG THE LINE FROM
LAIlolSF.LI.E TO THIEPVAL. AS
THE SITUATION STANDS TO-
N1GHT THE PERIL TO ALLIES
GROWS BEFORE AMIENS. BUT
THE ARRIVAL OF STRONG REIN
FORCEM ENTS IS REPORTED IN
THE FRONT DISPATCHES.
(My Inlernsliosal Nmt Service.)
W'h Innglon. March 30. The War
I icp.irtincnt made public t night ra-hli-rani
from Gen. Perilling saying
tlie situation on the West front
(Hv International News Service.)
Kansa.i City, March .10. Twenty
llirec pcri.oiis were arrested yester
day in the street car riots, and in
dicted by the grand Jury today.
Among the number were two Ger
mans, rr ii rn auinornies are invea-
I , t . . ,.f ro-t;rmana
m lu, Mnkr ..tuntioa ia quiet.
(Br International New Servlso.)
Washington, March 30. A sweep-
..... u.ii.iri' InF nnr.li l.a.l lu mm
inn. . ui a c luay Slltt lll;nu is
. ,J,U u
"SUt Supervisor, A. K. C.
1 Pleaa respond U this emergency
'c"" ,nJ tom whether you are a reg
;u'r worker r not
" "el you.
Roorn open at tha old M.thodiat
ikurch -very day nad night neit
week. Including Wednesday night.
Chairman of Surgical Hressing.
GOES TO MEMPHIS.
Rev. !. N. Btrother, well know
Baptist preacher, who forme, i
preached to church at Cadia and
Gracey. but who ha recently bee
Nashville, ha accepted a call to th
Park Avmusv efcuect Memphis
T. F. CALLAKU, W. at.
K. C. rSYC, leer