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DublUhed 1879 Vol XL-Daily Vol. 1. No. 62
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, MAY 21. 1 J 18.
Price 3 Cent
Tb Hun art st'U busy fighting
th non-cornhatrut of Ruaaia afur
signing a pee'.e treaty.
Th Rd Croaa driv for Chriatian
county will b mad Thursday and
ridy, to raiaa f 13,000 or mora.
Up to Saturday 61 r of berric
tiad been shipped at Bowling Green
and aold for 1122.000.
Tha Irish ara brav and hsrolc
people and Americana hv always
sympathised with them In their do
aire for fuller freedom, but Oils la a
time when there la no mora room In
Ireland for tha 8inn Feiners than
there la In America for tha L W. W.
Tha Oweiuboro Newa haa declared
war on Congressman D. H. Kinchel e
Iboraaaa ha declined to appoint Re
publican boy to the Wen Po'nt eadet
hlp, a pUca sought after by many
democratic boys. Whj the place
ia net a )MUUcal one, ri . a eustott
almost fo-venal for CMttHinik t
arr -tnt -ui from th -r awn poli
tical ?r . Kinr I !s made
k k k k k k
rouora Ti rue.
WHI P. McReynotds left yesterday
for Atlanta to enlist in the Marines.
Oglesby " Soyara and Summers
Cooper successfully passed their final
examination yesterday and left at
nre for Paris Inland, 8. C, for train
ing In tha Marine corps.
J. H. Foster, who has been in the
freight office of the LAN. Railroad
Company here, will leave thia morn
4 Ing for Washington to enter the
transportation department of the U.
Fred Joseph Higgina haa passed
tha examination and enlisted in the
Nary, according to information re
ceived yesterday from India lui polls.
Arthur K. Goodwin left Sunday
for Camp Meade, Baltimore,' Md.,
writer bo will be assigned to the po
sition of air-brake inspector in the
U. B. Army.
M. Severance, Lucian Moaeley,
Birdie Leo Witty, Aaron Davis, and
Latham Davia will leave for Louis
villa to-morrow to enlist in the Nrvy.
Sergt. Major Granville W. Cook,
of the 10th battalion. Camp Eher
man, O., haa entered the officers'
training school at Camp Taylor. II
to a saw of Jadre Thos. P. Cook.
Edward Reeder, who has been at
work in Nashville, haa coma home to
answer the call to the service. He
ia win' to go. -
Private Ben 8. Campbell and Sergt
C.abe Long, two Hopkinaville boys,
are enrolled as students in tha of
ficers' training school at Camp Shel
by. PURELY PERSONALS.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. CundifT have
removed to Nashville.
Gaorre Champlin has returned
from school at Shelbyville, Tenn.
ronaLahle Thoa. 8. Winfree ia ill
with malarial fever.
Mrs. Ellen Dulin. of Louisville, is
v 1st tins- Mrs. Lou West aad family.
Mr. Robert Benainger, of Central
City, to visiting relatives in the city
' Mr. and Mrs, W. E. Carter, of Mad
UonvilU. aoent the week-end with
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Faulkner.
Rav. CAM. Thompson, Jr., has
returned from Boston to spend the
'.jftpy Carter, of Madieonville,
V visiting his grandparenta, Mr. and
Mrs. W. K. Faulkner.
. Mrs. Robert Bicknell haa returned
from Corydon. Ky.. after Un days'
visit to her son.
Col W. R- Howell will leave thia
morning for Logan to Uke part in tha
. Red Cross Campaign.
Mm. R. J. Cooper and Mrs. T. R.
Hancock returned yesterday from a
visit to Mrs. U. P. Rives, near Peni-
V Mrs. Edmund Harrison baa arrived
horn Richmond to visit her daugh
ter. Mrs. J. Ws IHJ f and Mrs.
T 8. Knisbt
Mrs. Mollis Kenner returned home
vaaterday from visit to her daught
! .r. Mrs- J. P. Strouba, of Oak Grove,
accompanied by little Miss Mary
? steward Btroube, who will spend
few days with little Miss Gsraldine
There Will be no class In surgical
dressings tonight on account of the
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aeMiaf at woe itmun
FOR MAY 27
MUST REPORT SATURDAY MORN
ING MAY 28 WHEN 108 WILL
The Local Exemption Board for
Christian county haa made public tha
names of 166 men who ara notified
to report at the court house at 10
o'clock next Saturday morning at
which time 105 will be selected to go
to Camp Taylor Monday May 27. leav
ing bare over the L. A N. at :45 a.
m. Those selected to go may return
to their homes to spend Saturday
night with friends and relatives, if
the choose to do so, provided they
return Sunday to answer to their
namaa at 4 p. m. when tha roll will
No exemptions are to be allowed
for any causa except sickness or
where man haa already enlisted In
the service. The board baa order
not to allow any mora farm exemp
tion claims to defer aending men Into
service the men In Class II who are
qualified for service. In the last call
12 were exempted and other bad
been exempted by tha board who
have now been called for the first
time. All of thee exemptions are
List of men called May ST. It IS.
ia aa follow:
62 Felix Nixon Crick,
142 Otho. E. Wh'te -J.
1ST Thoa. Foster Mason
166 Claude Young
287 Thoa. Foster Mason'
278 David A. Jackson
304 Herbert Leo Hendrix
SIS Jamea Moaea Long .
321 Raleigh Andrew Underwood
440 Fred Ebling
359 Edward Reeder
45L'a Brockman Mason .'
61 2a Frank Scott
639 Jesse Brake
637 Gaither Watksr
654 Clay Jenkins
678a Fenton Cunningham
760 Leo Wallia Claddish
762 Wm. Taylor McKnight
800 Wm. Braden Braham
872 Blana Walker
885 Dorria Keatta
896 Geo. Winbern Atkinson
22 Christopher C. Well
062 Oliver B. White
093 Clifton D. Simma 1
997 Desford Faughn
1004 Wm. Henry Hayes
1018 Was. Clarence Thorn a
1106 Joseph Gardner P'Pool
1176 Holland Elmer Davia
1210 Henry Clay 8tow
1247 Everett Alexander
1280 Wm. Thomas. Burma
1284 Forrest Lawaon Lacy
1289 Harvey Ovid Martin
1290 Gaynoa Cannon
1336 Wm. Alvin 8purlin
1341 Oria Arnel Cluck
1345 Wm. Jarrett Oden
1367 Fraser Draper
1368 Jimmie Fields
1414 Jamea D. Miller
1433 Dennis B. Hubbard
1460 John Rager
1465 Jewell Wilson
1474 Ben 8. Cavanaugh
1487 Jamea Curtis Spurlin
1499 Thoa. Everett Eli v
1512 Jas. Madison Wkk
1535 Wade 8 need
1639 Lewi Root Thacker
1648 Walter Bennett Major
162 Mack Cheater Cat
1678 Chas. Gill 8mlth
1607 Wm, Sterling McCarroll
1611 Wm. B. Tucker .
1624 Jamea Aarvn Reese
1669 Geo. Tom Long
1668 Elxie Andrew Peden
1676 Paul Edw. Twyman
1680 Carl H. Williams
1688 J. J. Mcintosh
1689 Paul G. Daniel
1696 Roy Smith
1697 Joe. Albert Morgan
1711 Jamea Backus Stewart.
1724 Jno. Hopson Harned
1727 Clarence Powell
1734 Richard Henry Burt
1744 Ceorg Ernest, King
1745 Jame Isat Ryan
1769 Leslie Hart
1771 W. Caraett Forg-y
1781 XU V. IUUUU
1784 W. Estill Cannon
1785 Lawrence Griffin
1799 Roy Leo Gates
1823 Douglas Morgan
1867 Jamea E. Moore
1889 Benjamin Gordon
1900 Hersehell Ferrell
1931 Oxil Johnson
1932 Homer Brown
1936 Clarence Rice
1937 Wilbur Ward
1949 Aba Sabel
1960 Frank Jas. Brown
1961 Luther Youn
1965 Chaa. Ervin Hammond
1968 Jas. Elmer Lanlrip
1971 Luther Hancock
1973 Elbridg B. Gary
2024 Roecoe Johnson
048 W. Ed Renshaw
2054 Turner Clin
2065 Ernest Glenn Bagby
2966 Jaa. W. Daniel
2074 Wm. Marian Vaughn
2077 Harrison McKinley Fuller
2102 Henry J. Thweatt
2109 Ernest Y. Dawson
2124 Guy V. Putty
Si 2 5 Coleman Cavanaugh
2137 M. Edw. Camblo
2170 Jaa. A. Radford
2182 Chas. Lee Grant
2187 Alex A. Boyd
2222 Levi Grac
2230 John R- Lacy
2235 Jaa. W. Morgan
2249 Wm. Otho Eheppard
2291 Harold Clinton Withers
2294 Aubrey Blade
2324 Francis M. Love
2329 Ray William Boyd
2359 Henry Garnett PTool
2360 Thoa. Moss
2404 Robt. Frince
2410 Hugh Wrigl.t
2426 Jno. Harold F. I wood
2426 Herbert West
2427 Newton Stennett
2430 Ceo. P. Gore '
2441 Autia Wilson Adam
J463 Wm. Lee Swain
2468 Everett "ok..
2471 David Collie Barnes
2490 Raymond Allen Rive
2496 Emery B. Shaw
2497 Claude Barnett
2501 Clyde Ward
2603 Clarence A. Clark
2613 Chaa. Terry Woosley
2620 Guy Linit Smith
2626 Oscar Alonxo Bryan
2532 Geo. Griffin
2647 Wilbur Frank Swain
2593 Henry Graham
2606 Herbert Watson
608 Hugh Preein Boyd
2631 Herbert Crnbtrei
2633 Carl Robt. Pritchard
2641 Chas. H. H mlcnon
2646 Fonrejt Dosretl
2660 Kenneth P. Swain
2661 Johnnie Coomb
2663 Claude Alexander
2656 David El'.i Knight
2660 ReuWn Jarred Martin
2692 Clifton I Boyd
2710 Wm. Barnett
2725 Buck J. Boxlcy
2736 Sameel ITenton Jones
2765 Geo. W. W.if.e
2768 Clifton Shaw Parker
2791 Get. C Draper
2795 Oscar L. Worsham
2805 Or e PT.l
2824 Hcnr Oil." Minor
2868 Jas. Art.ii) Adam
2869 B. T. Cavanaugh
2860 Jaa. Richardson
2867 Otho Leo Hill
2870 Herman Lacy Stamper
2872 Buford Edgar Eaten
2873 Amnion Major
IN THE RED CROSS DRIVE
RUMOR CANNOT BE VERIFIED.
Th report haa been going the
rounds for two or thre day that
Dock Bond, prisoner at Eddyvill
from thia county, waa killed laat Sat
urday by a fellow prisoner mauling
him to death with a sledge hammer.
Every rumer haa been run down so
far a it to possible and to date
no one can be found to verify th
Bond waa sent to prison a year
or so g on th charge of cutting
and wounding with Intent te kill!
Ur. T Wlnits.
GAIN 4000 YARD
KNOWN DEAD NUMBER ONLY
6 WITH 94 INJURED AT
Pittsburg, May 20 Fifty-six men
are known to be dead, ninety-four In
jured and in . hospital, and thirty
on employee of the Aetna Chemical
Company r missing a result of
the nine explosions Saturday that
wrecked thia company' explosive
manufacturing plant at Oakdale,
aixteen milee from Mil city. This
report ia the result of tb investiga
tion by State, Federal, ' county and
city officials. .... .
Throughout tha night and all day
men were extinguishing amall firs In
the debris and were bringing out
remnants of human bodies, leg and
arms, hand with finger ring on
them, and in some instance only the
incinerate J torso wvr founl In
some cases Identification was possi
ble, but in most of them there was
nothing to indicate the indentity of
the victim. These gruesome recov
eries were carried to the temporary
morgue in buckets, where every op
portunity to view them waa given
anyone tha might have loot friend
or relative in tha disaster.
Federal officer, representing the
Department of Justice, ordered the
arrest of two men who were photo
graphing tha ruins, and were charged
by a wti.un with making scd .!.
remark. A special policeman em
ployed by the Aetna Chemical Com'
pany arrested tw men early today
aa they were about to hurry away
from the plant on motorcycle. The
namea and charges upon which these
men are held ara withheld by officials
Miaa Meryl Aschelman, the gradu
ate nurse from SL John' Hospital,
who waa caught in on of the ex-'
plosions whil doing rescue work
yesterday, waa reported today to be
in a fair way to recovery, despite the
loss of one leg that was blown eft.
Mr. and Mr J. P. Btroube hos
pitable home near Oak Grove, Ky.,
waa the scene of big birthday din
ner Sunday given in. honor of Mrs.
Stroub' mother, Mrs. Mollis Con
ner, and her daughter, Mia Ruby
Stroub. Many relative and friend
of Mrs. Ksnner war present aa wr
also a large number of young folks,
friend of Mis Stroub.
TO DO ITS
ED P. FEARS
DIED YESTERDAY IN A SANITAR
IUM IN EVANSVILLE,
Edward P. Fears, of the firm of
Keach 4t Fears, furniture -dealers.
died in a sanitarium In Evansville yes
terday morning at 11 o'clock. Mr.
Fear waa taken ill with a chill laat
week and on Thursday, under the ad
vice of hi physician went to Evana
ville to consult a specialist. Upon
arriving there he grew worse and
Mrs. Fear and their daUKhter, Miss
Lucila Fears, went to his bedside.
Disquieting rumors of his serious ill
ness came Sunday, but it was not
realised that he was really near to
death. The end came aa above aUte-
ed. lAcute diabetes was probably
the cause of his death.
The body was expected to arrive
last night or early this morning-
Mr. Fears waa born May 1, lHfil,
and was a little past 67 years of aire.
He had long been a prrmiiiient citizen
of Hopkinaville and for many years
member of the fire department
For the last two years he had been
Chief of the Department. He was a
faithful official and a most efficient
public servant. In all of his relations,
he was an upright, honvnt man and a
good citisen. II was a member of
tha First Baptist church and a regu
lar attendant at the Business Men's
He is survived by his wife, formerly
Miaa Mary Hun, ami one child, a
His death is a loss to the communi
ty in Vnany way.. A a city official,
a business man, a church member, in
lodgevcircle and as a citizen he will
be sorely missed and his untimely
TO REGISTER JULY S.
(By lateraatioaal News Service.)
Washington, May i24. President
Wilson to-day signed the bill and
proclamation which culls for 1,000,-
000 men, who have reached 21 since
June 5 to register for military duty
July S xt. These registrant pro
bably will not be called before Jan
nary. SHOW DOWN COMING SOON.
(By lateraatioaal Newa Service.)
London. May 20. Th
press bureau announced lute to-day
that it will shortly issue a statement
regarding the complicity of the Sinn
Feiners with the enemy."
MISS PETRIE'S RECITAL.
Miss Psulin retries graduating
recital was called off for tonight on
acount o fthe Tubemucle meeting.
Th recital will be given Wednesday
night, at Bethel College, at 9 o'clock.
JOHNSON VS. JOHNSON.
Mrs. Annie E. K. Johnson has
brought suit for divorce against her
husband T. P. Johnson and prays for
Major Raoul Lufbery, of th Amer
ican flying corps, haa been killed in
an aerial battle, ilia home waa in
Wallingford, Conn. Ho had brought
down 18 enemy machine, by far
the largest number credited to any
RED CROSS MULE SALE. -
Th mule given by Mrs. Culver to
the Red Cross waa advertised for
sal yesterdsy but the time was
hanged and 1 set deferred WU
to-day. The mule will be sold thia
morning In front of the court house.
In addition to the mule there will be
two big hama sold. Percy Smithson
has offered a buggy and harness to
go with the mule but said but night
he did not know whether Chairman
Breathitt had agreed to accept it.
CREATEST SALE OF SEASON.
The Red Cross tobacco sale held
yesterday for tobacco donated the
past week wer by far the greatest
of any week so far. Sale of tobacco
donated together with the cash dona
tions, amounted to approximately II,
900. Another week, if one-half a
good as the past, will run the total
for the campaign to approximately
Mr. D. W. Kitchen waa captain
of the committee and all are to be
congratulated upon th fin work
don last week. Th big rush of
tobacco afforded an excellent oppor
tunity for th committee.
OCTOGENARIAN PASSED AWAY.
Mr. Mollie Robinson, of Bluff
Spring, and familiarly known all over
that section as "Aunt Mollie, died
Wednesday of last week at her home
and the funeral and burial took place
the following day. She waa 80 years
old or more and her death resulted
from a complication of disease In
cident to old age, but it ia stated
that cancer of the stomach waa the
immediate cause. "Aunt Mollie was
the widow of th late Augustus Rob
inson, and leaves several children.
They are: Mrs. Minnie King, of
Bluff Spring; Mrs. Mamie Allmon, of
Hopkinaville; Mrs. Mattia Berry, of
Missouri; "Bud Robinson, of Hop
kinaville; Wiley and Otho Robinson,
both of Bluff Spring, and on other
daughter at hor who nam ia not
known at this hoar.
SPEAKINGS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
Red Croaa speaking appointments
have been announced for tomorrow
night a follow:
At Crofton Judge W. T. Fowler,
Rev. Paul 8. Powell and James A
At I-ar'ayette Judge Thomas P.
Cook, J. B. Allensworth and Herman
At Gracey 8. Y. Trimble, Lotenxo
K. Wood and John Stites.
COWHERD BUYS DIXIE BEE LINE
W. A. Cowherd, of Todd county
haa purchased tha Dixi Be Lin Gar
age on th east aid of Clay street
between 8th and 9th. Just what im-
. , Iprovemente Mr. Cowherd will make ia
official;' . . .... , . . ...
no anown yet, out is m unucrowvu
he will make considerable improve
ment and addition for th expansion
of the servvce.
MEETING OF MEDICAL SOCIETY,
The monthly meeting of the Chris
tian County Medical society will be
held today at th library building.
Th discussion will be by Dr. Wood'
and and Dr. Reynolds and In addition
there will be read letter from Dr.
P. D. Moore, formerly of this city,
who is now located in Newfoundland.
LITTLE BOY'S DEATH.
Hiaer Stevens, tha little 6 year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Stevens
died of scarlet fever yesterday morn
ling after an Illness of two weeks.
Th funeral service wer held yes
terday afternoon by Rv. Everett
TOOK A DROP.
Robert 8. Green, who i now with
th Mogul Wagon Works, fell through
an elevator shaft in tha plant few
days ago. He fell ten feet and sa
cs ned with soma severe bruise. He
I sbl to be up.
DIED AT HOSPITAL.
Mis Mary Lee. aged 27, of Butler
county, died last Saturday at th
Western State Hospital, of pellagra.
She bad been In th institution
short time. Th body was buried on
In n air raid on London 8unday
night 37 person wer killed and 16o
injured Four of th raiding air-
IN A SUDDEN ADVANCE PUSH
BACK THE TEUTONS AND CAP
TURE 400 PRISONERS.
BRITISH ALSO MAKE GAINS
THIRTY MORE HUN PLANES
WERE BROUGHT DOWN BY
(Br leteraatiooal News Service.)
London, May 20. Four hundred
prisoner wer taken by th French
on th Flanders front, east and north
east of Locra, In an advane to-day
on a front of 4,000 yard. ' To-night's
report from Field Marshal Haig say
British troop rushed a German post
east of Phebuterne, taking prisoners.
Th statement records "considerable)
activity by German artillery and gas
ahell bombardments north of Be-
Th success deprive th Carman
of valuable ground, which would have
served them aa a "jumping off" place
the impending drive. Allied air
craft was again feverishly active dur
ing tha but twenty-four hours. It
exactly two months to-morrow
since the Germans started the driv.
Pari, May 20. Violent artillery
activity south of Ave re and in th
sector of Montdidicr and Lassigny,
southeast of Amiens, wer reported
by the war office in to-night' com
Good Dsy's Work
London, May 20. "Thirty-one
German machines wer brought down
by th British , yesterday. Twelv
British machines ara missing. Six
teen tons of bombs were dropped,"
to-night's official report of aviation
Berlin, Msy 20. "London, Dover
and other place on the English
roast ware successfully attacked with
bombs but night," say th admiralty
Berlin, May 20. The war offic ia
to-day's statement admits, "strong
British force entered th villa of
Vill D Sur D Anvre, south of
Albert ' yesterdsy. Efforts of th
British to advance further failed with
heavy looses," the statement say.
Strong French attack on Mont
Kemmel brok down with heavy loo
ses, says to-night' official statement.
COMES UP TO-MORROW.
(By latoraatiestal News Servie.)
Washington, May 20. Renewed
effort to compromise fight between
senate factions over th aircraft in
vestigation were mad today and fail
d. Both aide ar determined to
carry the Issue before tne Senate
n th proposition of cither adopt
ing or rejecting th Chamberlain res
olution to arm th Military Affairs
Committee with more power to inves
tigate. Wednesday was fixed a th
day for consideration of th resolu
tion. DECORATIONS MAY PE WORN.
(By latereatUaal Newe Serviee.)
Washington, May 20. American
officer and enlisted men will be able
to receive and wear decorations for
merit, heroism and bravery from any
Allied power under the terms of
bill passed by the Senate to-day. Tb
bill also give th President authori
ty to bestow American emblem up
on officer and th enlisted forces
of th nationals associated with th
United State in th war.
NAVAL BILL A WHOPPER.
(By lateraatioaal New Service.)
Washington, May 20. Th Senate
Naval Affaire committee will report
on th Naval appropriation bill to
morrow, earylng total of 11,864,
656,640 or $201,840,124 mors than
th bill carried when it passed th
BANKS MAY CONTRIBUTE.
(By UteruUewal New Service.)
Washington. May 20. Tbd House
to-day passed th bill permitting
National Banks to contribute to th
Red Croes fund, by th vote of 194
to 70. This probably will mean
contribution of 16,000,000 to Red
plauo wer brought 4wau