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HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1918.
Established 1879 Vc' UD-iiy Vol. 1. No 22
CU 449 !? fail to (at ike
KoatachMf momoiI. A ad if yea
saw itoas, akofie It
Rsnite Caelro, Portuguese engi
nocr, in said -to have Invented mn
whichVil1 throw a shell SO miles.
resolution ha boon adopt
ed requesting the President .to an-
pehrts day of prayer for Amenran
Public, sentiment is demandinir that
spies he punished and in some place
there are indications that the pub
lic tsSeialng to see that local spies
LIBERTY LOAN TRAIN OF
, SPEAKERS AMES TODAY
BEFORE THE SI
A premrfin list of S7I.000 was
adopted feft the Kentucky EtateTair
for IllS at a meeting held Tuesday,
this )eins; the largest amount ever
offered In any year.
Two Great Meetings to Be
Held at Tabernacle This
Afternoon and Erening.
The' Co-iritfr-Journal, .the Evans-ville-
Courier and other associated
prees papers gave Daviea as the win
ner in Wisconsin yesterday morn
Iris;. The International News Ser
vice swnli. the ientuekiana report
at midihght that Leriroot was safe
ly elected. Later reports confirmed
the accuracy of the Kentuckian's
telegraph service and the associated
patss papers sre announcing this
snoming news we announced yester
THE LITTLE FLAG ON MAIN ST.
The little flag on Main street
Is -floating all the day.
Its stars are fairly sparkling.
Its stripes are glad and gay.
It stops the passing sephyrs
To tell them as they dane:
"I have a battle brother
Who flies today in France."
The tittle flag on Main street
Is streaming all the night.
It halls the wheeling plageta
Upon their glowing flight.
Jt, tells the Joyful tidings
h And calls to all its kin:
"1 have a battle brother
Who marches to Berlin V
The Kentucklan la still short s
lob foreman, a pressman and an ad
ditional linotype operator. Per
manent Jobs for ths right men. We
are turning off business we are un
ahla to handle for lack of more
HEW CITY ATTY
XHOSEN BY CITY COMMISSION
ERS TO SUCCEED JOSEPH
C. SLAUGHTER, RESIGNED.
ENGLAND'S FIGHTING PRINCE
The Citv Commissioners have ap
pointed William Oglesby Soysrs City
or Proaecutina- Attorney to succeed
Joseph C. Slaughter who resigned to
enter the army. Mr. Soyars yester
day took the oath of office and en
tered upon his duties. The new at
torney is one of the most brilliant
young men in the city. Last year
he entered the officers' training camp
at Fort Benjamin Harrison but was
almost immediately prostrated with
aa acute stuck of appendicitis and
aa operation was performed. For
weeks his life hung by a thread,
hut. ha finally recovered. Last week
he again volunteered but failed to
pass the physical examination on ac
Mr. 8ovara has been practicing law
about three yearn and la making a
distinct success. He is a
speaker, a close student and a hard
worker in hia profession. The posi
tion of City Attorney pays $500
AND TWO NEW MEDICAL PA
, TIENTS.AT THE STUART
. ' HOSPITAL.
I.uther Cowherd, who resides nesr
the city, underwent an operation at
the Jennie Stuart Hospital Tuesday
and continues to improve.
Little June Fairleigh. four-year-.1.1
j.uirhtar of Mr. and Mrs. K. M.
Fairleiah, vai operated upon and is
A. u nicely that she will be able
to go home to-day.
W. H. Colay. of this county, and
Mrs. Norman, of Allegros, were ad
mitted yesterday as medical patients.
Cigarettes books, book covers,, and
papers invoked at the American con
sulate at NanUs, Frsnce. for the
iin,i..i Sates during 117 were val
Arrives Here On An Early
Train and WiU Join the
The special publicity train of the
Kentucky Liberty Loan Committee,
with a number of speakers aboard,
which left Louisville Tuesday morn-
ng for a tour of Central and West
ern Kentucky with a view to arous
ing interest in the intensive cam
paign which will be waged later, will
arrive in llopkinsville this morning
at 11:45 o'clock over the LAN.
and remain here until 2 a. m. to
In addition to these visitors this
city will be especially honored by a
visit from Maj. Erkenfchler, a French
officer with a non-French name, who
the most distinguished French
soldier now in America. He is fresh
from trench warfare and will speak
at both the afternoon and night
meetings, as will the various other
speakers who will come on the spec-
Among these will be Trooper A.
II. O'Connor, a Brooklyn man who
enlisted with the English army and
in the flint rontigent of Bntih
troops participating in the fighting at
the Mama. He served for two years,
nally being so severely wounded he
was in m hospital lor seven momns.
i'rivata II. M. Carrow, a Canadian,
ho has gons through the mill of
the fighting front in France, will
also be one of the speakers.
Msny other speskers and officers
from Camp Taaylor are In the party,
including one llopkinsville boy, Lieut
The visitors will be met at the de
pot by members of the executive com
mittee of both lailies and men in
charge of the local Liberty Loan
drive and the Boy Scouts. Twenty-
five or thirty automobiles are needed
to take the visitors for a little drive
about the city and owners of ma
chines are requested to loan them lor
thia occasion and to have them at
the depot to meet the train, and pre
ferably with the owner of the car
along. All owners of csrs who will
contribute their car are asked to no
ify Mrs. Ed Weathers.
After ths drive about the city the
visiters will be landed at the Klks
lub where a luncheon will be served
by a committee of ladies hesded by
Mrs. W. I). Cooper. This luncheon
is for the visitors and tbe members
of both the todies and men s execu
The meetings at the tabernacle will
be at 2 o'clock in the afternoon and
7:30 inthe evening. These meetings
are free to everybody. While the
eetings are directly in the interest
of ha Liberty Bond campaign, no
bonds will lie sold at this time. The
actual selling will be left to the drive
to be made for that purpose later in
the month. This is to inform the peo
ple and gut them aroused on the
Another most interesting feature
of the meetings will be the showing
of bombs, some of them exploded,
pensnta that have actually flown in
buttlo, and various sorts of arms and
equipment. These will not only De
exhibited but their uses, ana ouen
their deadly nature, will be explain
ed by the men who have personal
knowledge of them.
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Tbe prWe of Walt's on leave frmn
the front lirVraure visits Kxeter. Be
la alius n bring greeted by the mayor.
Are Women of llopkinsville
JJy Lecture "of Mrs.
Harold R. Peat.
BIG CROWD PRESENT
NEW DRAFT OE !AS
lectures At. Liberty Loan
Headquorters Under Aus
pices of Red Cross.
Serious Talk of Doubling
Tbe Proposed Call
Must Be Given the Allies in
. Conquering the Huns
For AH Time.
AIDES PREPARE TO
TAKE THE OFFENSIVE ON
YOUNG AERIAL RECRUIT
FOR THIRD LIBERTY LOAN
. BONDS IS S2A7.70O.
All is now srt for the great Third
Liberty Loan drive for $1,000,000,
000 with its over subscriptions.
Every county in every state ir. the
Union, and every town and city in
every county, is linted at headquart
ers of the Liberty Loan Otvanation
at St. Louis, and at the Treasury De
partment at Washington.
F.ach town, city and county has
had the quota of bonds it munt take
allotted to it, and each will be ex
pected and muat take the bonds as
signed. The Financiers everywhere expect
ed the uwue to be much brt;er thsn
the 000, 000, 000 required. Plans
were perfected for a sale largely
In excess or mis. now wun wie
orgsnization that have been effect
ed the quota should be subscribed in
a very brief campaign.
Mnny counties andowns hnve ad
Many counties and downs have ad
nre already pledged, and with a lit
tle work the oversubscription will
reach sums thut will show the Woriii
that the patriotism vf the people
has been aroused to a high pitch; will
show our ullies across the water that
the United State may bo depended
on to do its part, and -will demon
strate to the Kaiser and nil tlrmany
that every man in tiiis Nation and
averv dollar of America's wealth
- ' .....
will be ennsieu in ine r ni
sweep rrussiaiiisiu iruui me i
For the Third Liberty Loan llins-
tiun county's quota has been llxeu
at 187.700. While in the Second
Liberty Loan it hud x.iuj.&uu
for it minimum; the target was
iTiOH.OOO the actual subscription to
taled Tins. 100. and was taken by
CHICAGO NOW CENTRE OF
ONE ORDINANCE. Uiviaiun
(By lateraatioaal News Service.)
Chicago, April S. Chicago ha
Ave divisinos already in various parts
of the Ordinance Department at
Under this department will come
the control of practically all muni
tion and other liuvernmvnt work in
Illinois, Minnesota and the northern
half, of Indiana. Already contract
let in this district amount to several
hundred million dollars, but the es
tablishment of the bureau will mean
considerable more business.
Three fin losils of colored sold
ler psssed through the eity Satur
day going Nwrln.
The Liberty Issn headquarters
wss crowded yesterday afternoon at
4:30 to "overflowing by large crowd
of women and some men to hear
Mrs. Harold R. Test for nearly an
eh our tell of the war conditions in
England, France and Helgium, and
the work of the Red Cross and its
part in the war.
Mrs. Test spoke on the spirit of
the Red Cross and told how thousands
of school and college girls and others
untrained enlisted under the banner
of the Red Cross, hinking to nurse
a wounded or sick soldier consisted i
of smoothing his brow and singing
him to sloep. But instead they were J
put to washing dressings, scrubbing i
Women in England are willinc,
workers in factories, mills, freight
moms, on street cars, and even in the ,
A-I.l- U' H V. t 1 f r.ihl
schools to hsndle freight Machinery
of woman's site is now msde snd used
in factories. Women endure because
of the atrocities of the Huns com
mitted upon their men, women, and
children. She says the women will
endure till 1930 if the war lasU
Mrs. 1'eat told of the Zeppelin
raids she witnessed in London, and
ays that these raids do not fright
en anyone, bu instend arouse great
en anyone, but instead arouse great
to greater efforts.
Here Mrs. I eat told of the mental
attitude of the llritish and how slow
they are to put their trut in any
body but now they have tested and
tried the good United States and have
put their trust, in Uncle Sam.
When the dermans hegnn the use
of gns on the allied soldiers. Kngland
saw tho need of renpimtor. It wss
explained how the ' newspapers used
a sketch of how these were made
and as if by magic 3.000,000 respira
tors were delivered to the srmy offi
cials by the good women of KnKlaad.
The Ilriti h women have learned
concentration of effort; conserva
ion of food, money, an J children;
:ind have learned courage. They
have forgotten the sorrow of giving
up their boys snd every dsy at noon
send up to Cod the rather Almighty
one earnest, fervent, and united
nraver for tho boys at the front.
She says the women of Kngland pray
and nrav every day.
The boy that goes to the front
will not come back, ssys Mrs. 1'eat.
That is he will not come back as a boy
but will come back a man.
Those who failed to hear Mrs.
Teat missed a rare treat, especially
at this auspicious time. Mrs. I'eat
is llio w.le of 'Tr.vule 1 eat wlio lec
tured Saturday night at the Taberna
cle. She is of lrh birth and has
dark hair, blue eyes and rosy cheeks.
She is quite pretty and a fluent and
exceedingly pleasant talker.
(By lateraatioaal Naw Service.)
Washington, April 3. Tha indica
tions are that he President's plan for
speeding up the movement of troops
over sess, rspidly being put into ef
fect, were plainly evident about the
War Department. While no official
confirmation of the report that 1.-
nno.000 men were to be called under
the second dr'jft instead of HOO.000
a originally announced, was obtain
able, it was admitted that some plan
of larirelv increasing the second quota
in all probability would be decided
unon following the return of Secre
tary Itaker. A member of the Ccn-
era! Staff said l.fiOO.OOO or more
could be raised with ease.
(By laternatioaal Naw Service.)
U.lwuukee, April 3. Congressman
Lenroot. Republican, has defeated
Joseph K. Davirs, Deinoernt. ami re
cent member of the Federal Trad-!
Commission by about ten thousand,
for U. S. Senator from Wisconsin.
Maurice Says The Battle
With Germany "Has
ON THE BATTLE FRONT
No Lack of Confidence Felt
That Success Will
(By laternstiosial News Sarvice.) -
London, April 3. Up to a late
hour tonight the "quiet before the
storm" had not been reported eui
broken bv nny new important action
on the I'icardy batt'e held. The
fourteenth day of the great strug
gle has been marked, however, by
violent local engagement from all
but one of which allies emerged com-
; plete victor.
tirnrral Maurice, chief director of
-military operations at the wur offire,
! today delard the "bottle only be
gun." The (ierman losses have been
j double those of the allies and that
the great teuton drive on Italy may
Sum Is r:iM;s mid training .be anticipated shortly.
for his acrinl i!iiat-h n-rvlcc
sands "f carrier pli;iu. "Over there"
those dumb rreat':i curry hnp.rlaiit
ulmi;i:;. s froi.i n ine. d ls nnd
from e tutor I" "' artillery. lho ,
photograpli Miotts one or "r im.js
boldlim a r trl-r f'j Ju a few
SOCIALISTS AND MEN INDORSED
BY MAYOR THOMPSON
MASSACHUSETTS FALLS INTO
LINE AND RATIFIES NA
On Tuesday Massachusetts fell into
line with ten other states and rati-
(l!y In' Tn.itiiniil N vi Service). ' f,f, the national prohibition amend-
. ...;i i'r. i ' meat. The Senate on a roll call
Wilson 's i'. i" vt
urdav at H.il! no
! i,. .in wer on Sat- voted Zl ayes anil it nays.
. the Imlf and half 1 lously the House of Representative!
MANY PUPILS ENROLLED
IN JUNIOR RED CROSS.
Chicago, April 3. Every Socialist
candidate was defeated in the alder
mnnic election Tuesday. Loyalty to
the lioverninent was a leading issue
on which opponents of the Socialists
ma le their campaigns.
In addition, every candidate in
dorsed by Major William Hale
Thompson, whose war attitude has'
been warmly criticised, wss beaten. !
The new City Council will be Demo
cratic and will contain two Socialist
John W. Rainey, Democrat, was
elected Congressman from the
Fourth district Tuesday. Ho will tahe
the scat made vacant by the death
of Charles Martin. Rainey won with
a majority of 6,fi:i7 votes over his
two opponents, C W. I h
Republican and Kasimir I
threat with wh . h foreign minister
CxeiniM of Austria, explai I the
sudden ei dim; ef Ins recent peace
protestation. !' will be warned
that any ie:.-e overture from the
central emnires lit tins tune should be
regarded as unworthy of considera
tion, unless it is decided to entirely
ignore the incident.
had indorsed the amendment by a
vote of I4.r. to Ul.
' Ity this action Massachusetts be
'oiiie the first of the northeastern
rtates to ratify the amendment and
' the eleventh in the nation. Before
'adopting the amendment Tueeday
the Massachusetts Senate rejected a
! proo.cd for a state-wide referundum
1 vote on the proposition.
Washinirtin. April 3. View of
Scnii'or epre. si .1 today upon the i
assertion of fount Cr.crnin
tra, th'it peace recently a
ween AuK'r:a ami entente, v
lv divergent. Most of the Senators
rvgnrd the pn-Mid Austrian peace
talk ns n fore runner of another
Austro-Ceiniim peace propaganda
campaign. Premier t'lenieneeau, of
France, declared Cr.eriiin "lied" when
he said peace had been offered
(By latsraatMsval Mews Service.)
Boston. April S. More than thirty
per cent of the total pupil popula
tion of New Fngliind, or 374.179
school children, are to date enrolled
in the Junior Red Cross. The Bos
ton diocese parochial schools led
with over sixty-sis per csnt
(By lateraatioaal Naws Service.)
Washington, April S. Legists
tioa fixing the basts of the quotas
for the next drsft will be rushed
through the House under debate
limited to three hours. A hard fight
TO CONFERENCE NEXT.
Senate amendments to the agri
cultural appropriation bill including
tha provision for increasing the gov
eminent wheat price guarantee io
i' fiO were disagreed to by the house
and tha measure went U conference.
A aeoarata Vote will be demanded
in conference on the wheat price.
Mr. W. F. Randle has resigned the
nosition he has long held aa Weath-
. tihierver. and Wm. K. Craves
has been named aa his successor.
Mr. Cravas ia conuected with the
esl eltwe ef tbe Feulks Coal C.
PATIENT AT HOSPITAL.
r.h.u.tion. following a fracture
of the femur, caused the deaht of
Mrs. Diantha Bryaa at the Western
Oi.i. n.uiniial Tuesday. She was
UM ' 1 - -
Huoiiaun county and was o-
years old. The reuisins were taken
(By lateraatieaal News Service.)
Devils Uke, N. D. Winter weath
er prevail over Montana, North
Dakota and other Northwestern states
Zero ia reported in some places with
STATE TREASURY BALANCE.
Frankfort, Ky.. April 2. The bal
ance in the Mate treasury at tne
close of business March 30 wa II.-
90U,6-OuO, aa follows: Sinking
fund, $232,787.01); school fund.
$3i!i.lU0.35; University of Kentucky,
141.707.64; general expenditure fund
$l,'J79,30a.eZ; outstanding interest
bearing warrants, M. 760,1 10 Hi; out
standing February 2H. $4,670,137.61.
(By leteraatUaal News Service.)
Washington, April S. Bigger
ships rather than more numrraus
contracts ia the newly decided policy
of the United States shipping board
IS TO HANG
(By Inlcil. lun.l N Service )
SprniKliel I. III.. April 3. -The
Supreme t'ourl to .lav del I a re
hearing to "Chicken Joe" Campbell.
Miitc-need to hanir April I- 'or ine
murder of Mrs. AM-n. wife of the
former Warden of the Joliet peni
tentiary. Caimli'll as a prisoner
when he eoiiinultt I the crime.
(By Inleraatioaal Naws Service.)
Wadtiiigon, April 3. The Hog In
land 'hipyiird ran liO.OOO behind Its
schedule ill March, according to test
imony given in the Senate committee
today by ticorge J. Baldwin, Vice
Preside nt of the American Interna
tional corporation. In direct charge
he hi uned the steel shortage, which
lie said, continues.
RAYMOND C MOTT
ONE OF THE MEN ADVERTISED
AS A LOCAL SLACKER IS
A TRAVELING PRINTER.
(By Intrraational New Service.)
New York, April 3. Kdward Wal
ler and He nry W illain. oeratiiig a
randy (tore, were arrested tonight
charged with stilling candy containing
broken glass to William Lewia, a U.
8. sailor. Lewis' mouth wss lacerat
ed when he ate the candy.
Raymond C. Mott, one of the
rririRtered from thia county, who has
not been located ia a printer who
worked in this office in June and
July 1U17. He claimed that his
home address wss Des Moines, la.,
and had papers showing tbst he ws
a memlier of the order of Marrabeea
in that city. He left here for Chicago
and later asked for a letter of rcK-oni-mendution
at a small town in Illinois.
He is now advertised as a deserter
and the government is on the lookout
for him. Mot was about 2s years old
and claimed to be widower with
I two children. Later a report came
I that he was married, but living apart
from his wife. He has a broiner m
Des Moines, la. Mott has probably
never received any notices sent to
The ruin left the streets nicely
The White Way iron post ere now
A Nation-wide erganiiation ef
merchants ia being made to promote
bIcs of war-aavings securities in dry
good and dentntment stores.
ued at e.arly ll.OO9.00O.