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Established 1879 Vol. XL-Daily Vol. 1. No. 60
H0PKINSV1LLE, KENTUCKY, SATURDAY, MAY 18, 1918.
Trice 3 Cents
I. EDITORIAL COMMENT !
Call 44t if fN fall to fat lb
KeateckUa areeaptly. Aad U yoa
have iteaa, kM H to to
Speaking of railroad milkshakes,
.Jr-ecalla a etensa from lone forgotten
hS?.. "The t.lttla Brown Jug."
Jf 1 had a cow that would giv such
I'd cloth her in tha finest silk,
I'd fd her on the beat of hay,
And milk her forty timea day,
' Hal ha! ha! you and ma,
I Llttl tia can don't I lava the.
- Tha third boad loan haa paased tha
' four billion mark.
Nowa cornea that Private Peat la
a father. A daughter waa bora la
. Chicago wlay Uth.
A awing brldg over tha Suet
canal haa been finished affording di
rect railroad connection between Cal
' r and Jerusalem. -"
Farmer In the west of Ireland,
according to reports reaching Lon
don, hav decided to allow cattle U
at tha growing crops if conscrip
tion la enforced.
A aerie of minor mishap hae
marred tha sure ess of the airplane
mail srrvir between New York and
Philadelphia. On mailman lost his
bearing in a fog and went a long
diets nee in a wrong direction.
A a Italian torpedo boat entered
tha a arbor of Pola an J torpedoed
a big Austrian dreaduaught of tha
largest type. Airplane attacked at
tha same time and two Austrian
planes were brought down.
Running 102 mile an hour. Barn-
ay Oldfield took tha 110.000 match
tar against Loui Chevrolet by two
tongtha and broke tha world's rec
ord at tha auto speedway, at Union-
Tha American steamer Heches, a
cargo carrier of 7,175 tons, was tor-
S'nad and sunk on tha night of
y 14 in tha early morning hour
f May IS. without lues of life, tha
navy department announced. She
was returning home unloaded.
Two of tha German long distance
guns which have been bombarding
Parks have been removed to the
Xrupp plant for repair, tha Con
ataac Zeitung state. Such hug
guns, tha newspaper adds, cannot be
fired indefinitely without timely re
A "super wheat," containing 14
par cent gluten, ha been evolved
by Luther Burbank, tha California
horticulturist in scries of experiment
extending over eleven years, it is an
nounced at SanU Rosa. Calif. The
wheat may be grown from Hudson
Bay to Patagonia. Tha new wheat
la said to be of tha winter variety,
hardy and producing a whita flour.
Rumor were flying thick and fast
'. about tha capital Thursday that
' Senator Ollie James, of Kentucky,
' who ha been at John Hopkins hoa
' plUl, Baltimore, for severs! weeks.
Is in critical condition, and that
KIs friend 'are much alarmed. Tha
re pore waa stoutly denied by those
' close to Senator James. Five of hi
. teeth have been drawn.
Italian troops carried out aa of-
fenaiv operation Thursday In which
jtna Austrian trenches on Mont Asa-
: sfone. between tha Brent and Piave
rivers, were entered at two point.
'. The Italiana Inflicted heavy casual
tia and took prisoner. The fact
. that tha Italian armiea have taken
? thejmtiatfve in the Hunting would
Seem to indicate that they have
sought to. carry the flght to the' enemy
ia uch a way as to break up any ar-
' ranawment for the launching of a
strong Teutonic assault
... Alexander F. Kerensky,. who be-
1 came minister of Russia in July,
1117, and was deposed in November,
by th bolsheviki is expected to ar
rive in th United Statea next week.
according to a report published In
th New York Call, a social organ.
Thl report,' aent from Washington
And said to hav originated In auth
ftiitetlv sources, state that Keren
sky probablf will rriv at aa Atlan
tic port Monday and will go direct
to th Russian ambasay at Washing-
tea, which ia still in charge Buns
Bakhmetelf, appointed ambassador
to th foiled State daring krn-
THE NEW NAME OF THE BUCK
BRAND OVERALL COM
PANY. ENTERING ON 2ND YEAR
D. BROWNING. THE PRESI
DENT. JUST BACK FROM A
VISIT TO CHICAGO.
Mr. L. D. Browning has Just re
turned from a visit to Chicago and
Chattanooga. At Chicago h attend
ed the meeting of the National A
ciation of Garment Manufacturer
of which h was tha Vic President
Last week he spent in Chattanooga
where he fct interested In the hosiery
mill of Davis Brothers, Incorporated,
being secretary and treasurer. This
plant la operated in connection with
the business here, the headquarter
being In the overall factory, of which
Mr. Browning la the head.
This business wa established her
a year ago as the Buck Brand Over
all Co.. tha same company having aa
established business at Lewlaburg,
Ky. Recently the corporal nam of
the company haa been changed to the
Bluburk Manufacturing Co., and It
capacity increased. The company
now employee fifty people and its out
put la about 200 dosen garment a
week. The overalls mad ar now
under a government contract. At
the Chicago meeting: it was learned
that the government haa' token ever
85 per cent of the output of the
denim mill for till year and
after May thirty-first practically
no materials at all will be available
for the civilian trad. The govern
ment haa even taken aupplie of
denim under contract Th gov
ernment contracts are so larg that
th little planta ednnot always get
them, but having two mills of about
th same capacity, Mr. Browning haa
secured contracta In the past and is
expecting further contracta that will
call for his entire output even should
his capacity be doubled.
Mr. Browning is a young man of
moat progressive ideas and fin buai-
a capacity. He haa bean with the
business he - now head for several
year but only recently succeeded
to th Presidency. Hi plant here la
a th upper room of th big whole
sale grocery building of W. R.
Wheeler It Co. It operate score of
sewing machine and th bulk ot it
employe are women and girls who
make good wage. Th work room
i on of th busiest place about the
city, and th business this company
haa built up la on of Hopkinsville's
most successful enterprise that ia
destined to enjoy a rapid growth.
. rOLlOWIKC II RIC
DR. ROBT. SORY CALLED.
Dr. Robt. Sory, a prominent and
popular physician of Madiaonville,
Ky., haa received hi order to report
at Camp Crane, Alleutown, Pa., where
h will be assigned to duty in the
Baa Hospital No. 08. Dr. Sory ia a
specialist on disease of th eye, ear,
nose and throat. It ia vary popular
in his home county and also haa many
frienda in Hopklnsvill and Christian
Ben Warfleld will bav thi morn
ng at 7 o'clock over th L. N.
via Louisville for th Great Lake
Training Station near Chicago where
he will undergo a course of training
for th Navy.
Karl Whit and Ell Mitchell who
were' examined for admission to the
Navy failed , on- account of under
weight and hav returned home. Fred
Higgin. Carl Ashby and Waltrip,
who went with them, all passed.
Ernest Cravens is home from Camp
Taylor oa a short visit to hi father,
L. C. Crsno.
BEING EXAMINED AT COURT
HOUSE FOR COUNTY CERTI
FICATES II APPLICANTS.
The first county teachers' exami
nation of a scries of four for th yssr
is being held at th court house by
Supt Foster and Messrs. Ban Cook
and Low Johnson who constitute
th Board of Examiner.
On striking feator of this ex
amination is that out of 10 appli
cants for certificates only three are
men. So faf as th Kentuckian I
able to learn this Is a condition typi
cal of almoat every county la the
state, and indicate that th man
teacher is fast disappearing from our
schools and that th education and
training of our boy and girls is be
ing entrusted almoat entirely to th
women of th state.
About one-third of th applicant
are person .who hav never taught
and if these should succeed in mak
ing a passing grade there will likely
be a ready demand for them though
they are inexperienced, because of
the great scarcity ;of teacher all
over th state.
The applicant present for th two
day test are aa follow:
Richi William. Gertrude McGee,
Sadie Maddox, Ola Footer, Georgia
U. Major, Grace Courtney, Ida Means,
Irma Flowers, Juanite Bartley, Lll
lian Petty, Nina Crunk, C. E. Conway,
Kuri Henderson, Mr. R. F. Harris,
Ethel Gertrude West, Clara Rogers,
Mary F. Fuller, Valli Barnett, Hatel
Henderson, Raleigh Underwood, Vara
P. Pool, Mrs. Al Johnson, Louis R.
Hill. Ollie R. Lawaon. Mis Edwin
Elliott. Drsaie Martin. Martha Owen,
Sammie Hill, Minni Brsm. Lucil
(By laternatiaaal News Service.)
Washington, May 17. Th pilot
of the mail carrying airplane which
left Washington for Philadelphia and
New York at 1 1 :30 thi morning, lost
his way after paasing aver Baltimore
and landed at Cap Charles, Vs.,
about J!:30. A long distance tele
phone message to the postofflc de
partment stated that he refilled hi
Kasolino tank and resumed tho flight
to Philadelphia at 4:45.
REV. SMITH III
Rev. Everett S. Smith ia in Central
City, Ky., where he delivered the
commencement address Uat night at
the graduation exercises of tha Cen
tral.City High School. This ia an
honor that ram to Mr. Smith rather
suddenly a well aa unexpectedly.
Cut Geo. W. Bain, of Lexington
the noted temperance lecturer, had
been engaged for severs! weeks to
deliver the addrea but wired yester
day morning that h wa ill and
could not com. Being "put to it1
fur a suitable person to deliver the
addreaa, Supt Williams called Mr.
W. A. Long of thia city to send him
s good man at one.
' Mr. Long communicated with th
two or three gentlemen In th city
who hav a reputation for having
on hand at all times a list of good
all purpose speeches, but neither of
these could get away. Thea it wa
suggested to him that Rev. Mr. Smith
would be the very man because, if he
had no speech ready-mad and oa
hand, he could make on going over
on the train. So he -went. W are
sure tl Central City people will like
Mr. Smith and will want him to come
again. He will return here thi
THE RED CROSS
HAS DONE IN FOREIGN FIELDS
TO RELIEVE SUFFERING
READ AND PONDER.
Many person once wondered where
all th money taken In by tha Red
Cross ia spent and how. There are
some person who do not yet know
th extowt of work which i being
don by thia wonderful organisation
and th supreme need for fund with
which to continue work delegated to
it by th U. 8. Government.
Th big drive for $13,000 from thi
county begin Monday and many
speaker will b brought to th coun
ty to tell of th Red Croat work and
ducat tha poopU along th liaes
of th car ot tha soldier. Bom
of these will ha parson wh hav
seen actual servic in foreign field.
Below are aota of th -thing of
which w do aot often hear. Th
following appeared in tha May num
ber of th Farm and Flreeide:
"Roumania, th war's moat tragic
victim, now hemmed in on all aides
by th enemy, ha been aided by th
Red Cross andcr great difficulties.
More than $2,110,000 ha been ap
propriated for relief of th little
kingdom of Queen Maria Victoria,
when typhus wa added to th hor
ror of famine and deotitution. All
supplie had to. be aent via Russia,
where transportation virtually wa
t a standstill, and th Rd Crow
Commission accomplished wonder
under th unfavorable condition.
- "In Serbia th work of th Red
Cross, for which $876,000 ha been
appropriated, Nas many angle; a
tuberculosis sehltoriuea containing
00 bed haa bee established near
Salonikl, and for th 40,000 Serb
huddled bt th village around Mon-
astir plana hav been mad to pro
vide seeds and farm took for th
cultivation of th 21,000 acre if
femle plain in that section of th
"Th cargo of foodeioff and sup
plies, originslly consigned to Beirut
for th Syrian, but held up in the
harbor of Alexandria without hape
-f reaching it destination in tim to
he of service, ws purchased at a coat
of $127,000 and distributed among
th Serb, whose need for food and
clothing wa imperative.
More than $760,000 haa been
appropriated for th work ia Raasia,
despite th uneettled political condi
tions there. During January enough
condensed milk was ahipped Into Pero
grad to help save th live of 25,000
children, and efforta will be mad to
continue thee shipment at the rate
of 1,000,000 can a month. In th
past larg quantities ot supplie hav
been ahipped to th ragged and ill
nourished Russia soldiers, aa their
own country was ansbl to furnish
GOVERNMENT REQUESTS WOOL
BE HELD FOR THIRTY
Th following netie ha been Is
sued by Mr. Gossett la regard to th
wool aale: TS
Oa account of th government re
questing that a wool be sold for thir
ty day, th Grange wool sal sche
duled to b held at tha Pennyroyal
fair grounds tomorrow, Msy 18, I
J. E. Gossett. chalrmaa sales
Th government' hi -preparing to
take over all tha wool aad fix a
standard price, lira requisitioning
whatever wool I necessary In th anaa
ufactur et war materlala aad army
supplies for th carrying a at th
Th farmer ar abiding by th
wish of th government and railing
thi 1 off. fet th present tt least
DR. PARKER FAILS TO QUALIFY
AND REV. JAS. CANNON. JR.,
OF VIRGINIA ELECTED.
THOMAS BOOK EDITOR
E. COOPER PLAYS IMPORTANT
ROLE AND APPOINTED ON
Six new bishop of th M. E.
Church, South, were ordained Thurs
day during a session of th General
Conference now about to finish ita
labors In th city of Atlanta. Mr.
and Mr. Cooper and Rev. T. L.
Hula returned from th Conference
last night and report many thing of
importance that war acted upon.
Dr. R. M. Parker, of Louisiana,
who wa elected a Bishop a few day
go. failed to qualify and Rev. Jaa.
Cannon, Jr., of Blaekston. Va., was
elected and ordained with th other
fiv previously elected.
Th College of Bishop vetoed the
action of th conference a few day
ago in voting laity rights for th
women of th church. Then th
conference passed it over th Bishops'
veto by an overwhelming majority
and now th conference action will
hav to be voted upon by th several
annual conference and passed by a
4 majority in order for th matter
to stand. It will be 4 year before
Th Unification Committee
continued for more years. This also
waa voted by th conference by a
big majority. A finance committee
waa appointed for th General Con
ferene to adopt th budget system
such a w hav in aa here.
Th eld education committe was
diacontinued and trustee of Emory
University elected. Asa G. Candler,
R. N. Page, and R. E. Cooper were
elected trustees for 8 year each.
Mr. Coo per waa a member of th Com
mitte en Epispoeapy, Boundaries
and Finance and Publishing Inter
ests. Dr. Frank M. Thomas, of Louis-
villa, waa mad Book Editor and
Editor of Review. Thia I th biggest
plac In th Methodist church next
to a bishopric aad Dr. Thomas is, in
th opinion of his msny friends, th
best man that could hav been elect
OSTEND IS SHELLED.
(By International News ServUe.)
Berlin, May 17. "An enemy mon
itor shelled Ostend yesterday and in
flicted considerable losses upoa th
population," say th wsr offic state
ment issued tonight.
Misses Psulin Turner, of Ceru
lean and Martha Owen of Gracey,
ar gueat of Miss Mary Hopson.
Miss Lucil Fears, of Psducah, ar
rived last evening for a few days
visit to friends and relatives.
Mia Berthyn Bartley, aecom
paniod by her father, left thia morn
ing for Greenville, to visit her aunt.
Mrs. F. G. Jernigan.
Mrs. Henry Frankel and daughter,
Mia Emails, and Sam Frankel hav
returned from a week' trip to Louis
ville, Cincinnati and Ft Thomas.
Mr. G. A. Johnson, after spending
th winter with Mrs. L. Keegan, in
Louiaville, haa arrived her to spend
th summer with Mrs. C. E. Harris.
W. P. Kemper, recently of thia
city but now of Owensboro, arrived
in HopkinaviUe lata yesterday after
noon. He will be her several days
oa business. Mr. Kemper I civil
tRglaaer for Mr. Montgomery, th
road coa tractor.
.Mr. and Mr. Bailey Waller re
turned Thursday night from a visit
of several day to their son R. Hern
doa Waller at Camp Jackson, 8. Car.
Tb latter i a lieutenant ia th U. 8.
Army and ia bow lu an Atlantic
port, presumably la readiness to anil
IN ONE DAY
(By International News Service.)
London, May 17. Cavalry of air,
taking advantage of ideal weather.
haa again dominated all activity and
interest In th west during th last
twenty-four hour. Both side had
great fleets of battle planes up and
innumerable duels were fought in an
Intense struggle in which Teuton snd
Allied armiea war frantically trying
to cut up on another's "eye" be
fore th titanic battle opens. Whole
squadron clashed in spectacular fin
ish fight. Allied flyer maintained
the supremacy throughout as shown
by official reports thst Allies brought
down a total of 47 and Germans 18,
thus msking a total of 65 machine
put out of action in on day.
(By International News Service.)
Glasgow, May 17. "If last English
soldier should be driven from France,
Germany would not win, because she
must win on both land and sea."
General Smuts, famous boer leader
and now member of tho British wsr
council, thus summoned up the ww
situation today in a speech here.
America' help, he said, haa mad the
Allies' ultimate victory absolutely
(By International News Service.)
San Francisco, May 17. Corporal
George Thompson was shot thru th
head and instantly killed and Lieut
Laughlin was wounded thia afternoon
during rifle practice at Camp Fran-
mont A loaded shell found it way,
in some mysterious msnner, into the
dummy" ammunition being used.
(By International New Servic.)
Washington. May 17, Considera
tion of $19,500,000,000 dollar river
and harbor bill wa begun today
by th Senate. An appropriation of
$1,600,000 for making the channel
of Charleston, S. C, forty feet deep
and 100 feet wide met with criticism.
SUIT IN COURT.
Richard Hayes, tenant, sued J. L.
Carroll, landlord, for $82.50 in to
bacco which waa tied up recently in
warehouse her on th claim by Can
roll that Hayes owed him that amount
on a supply bill for aupplie fur
nished during the year 1917 while
Haya was msking a crop on Car
The jury swarded Carroll $22.28 on
th claim, leaving th balance to
Hayes. Th warehouse which held thia
money waa also mad a party to th
THE UNIVERSAL1ST CHURCH.
A servic will be held at th Unl
versalist church Sunday evening at
8:00 e'colck. Tha paator announce
that h will speak oa "The Red Cress,
aa Agency of th Master."
8unday School meeta every Sunday
at :45 a. m.
All ar cordially Invited to attend
th services o bath church inj Sun
day ekhooL ..
BIG GUNS OF THE SAMMIES GIVE
THEM BACK A DOUBLE "
DOSE OF SHELLS.
HAIG REPORTS A SUCCESSFUL,
RAID BY BRITISH. AND .
(By laternatioaial Newe Service.)
With American Army France, May
17. Th entire American sector on
the French front In Picsrdy was sub
jected to a violent artillery bombard
ment for forty-fiv minutes thia
morning. Th Yankee replied with
a double dose, setting fir to a Car
man ammunition dump In th rear
of th village of Cantigny. French
pilots brought down into German ob
servation balloons, on in flame. IS
enemy balloons were counted, on
carrying a light signal apparatus.
irst aettled weather in many day
prevails, marked by exceptional air
activity day and night Last night
resembled a fourth of July celebra
tion at horn.
Successful British Raid.
London, May 17. Th text of t fl
ight 's official report from Field Mar
shal Haig follows: "W carried out
successful raid last night in th
neighborhood of Beaumont Hamel
and raptured a few prisoner.. Thia
morning a hostile post north of Mor
ris (Flanders) was rushed by our
troops, the Garrison killed and driven
out. From the remainder of th front
there is nothing to report beyond ar
tillery activity on both aides." .
Forty Brought Down.
London, May 17. Forty German
machine were brought down by th
British within th last twenty-four
hour. Fiv British machine ara
missing. Thirty-three ton or bom Da
were dropped on the German battla
French Get Seven.
Taria, May 17. Seven German
machines were brought down by tha
French yesterday. More than 100
ton of bom be were dropped on th
German battle area between May 14
Claiess IS Plaaee.
Berlin, May 17. Eighteen French
and British machine were brought
down yesterday, th war offic an
nounce. In Few Word.
Berlin, May 17 Night
there I nothing to report"
WILL MARCH TUESDAY MORN
ING FROM VIRGINIA PARK
TO COURT HOUSE.
Th Red Cross parade next Tues
day will form at Virginia Park aad
marching down Ninth street will f
out Virginia street to Alumnae ave
nue, thence into 'Main and dowa
Maia street to the court house.
Aubrey Tuggla will be th Graad
Marshal aad all persons wh desire
to rid In th parade ar Invited to
meet at tha mobilising point ia ti
to start promptly at 10:80 a. at
Th Henderson grand Jary indicted
Lou i Hays for runwwg a nktisr
show oa Bandey,