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HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 1918.
Price 3 Crni
Call 44t if fN fail get lb
Kewtacklaa araly. Aad if yew
aev a ileal, pU it la Mm
Twenty five coanta and 63S barons
hav baan killed in Germany, but th
Kaiser's tons ara all aafa behind tha
A Carman paper that baa coma
through tha line says tha eauels.
horse and don of Higenberk'i Man
ageri are being aatcn by tha poorer
claaeea, who can gut no other meat
G. W. Huntington, of New York,
president of tha Virginia Railway, baa
been removed for disobeying the Di
rector General's order In regard to
tha Improvement and maintenance
of hie road.
One of the moat eonipicaooa floats
yesterday waa big auto with a ban
ner along the side reading: "We
hav tons In the service on land, on
the as and in tha air." Tha vehicle
was tiled with tha mother of sold
iers, snras holding service flags with
twe stars on them.
In a rris note to Switzerland In
regard to the coal sitaatioa of the
French government says that if Ger
many "lyingljr Insinuates" that
Franca ia threatening Switserland
with an economic war aha "con
founde Switserland with herself."
Tha note is friendly towards 8wits
, erland and say if Switserland'
sovereignty is affected by " German
encroachments apon Franc "aha
will know how to take measure com
porting with the protection of our
. Interests and promise French aid
despite the 8wiaa-Gennan economic
The London Chronicle urge allied
intervention to save Russia, saying:
"The weight of our Intervention
would necessarily be Japanese, but It
ahould be given broadly Allied and In
taxational character. For asm time
It baa boon aaid tha obstacle has been
Washington only, and now that as
w believe to be the ease tha Amer
t kern Government's own agent are aa
frnuch convinced as anybody also of
the need for foreign troops, it is
to be hoped that opposition will be
withdrawn." President Wilson in his
New York speech said wa must stand
by Russia. This may mean mora than
appeared on the surfacs.
Mis Alice Lander has returned
from Bowling Green.
Ira D. Smith has returned from
Mr. Frank Chilton H dangerous
ly 111 at his bom on N. Main street
Mia Anita Ehrode, of Louisvills,
Is visiting Mr. K, C. War for few
Mrs. C. T. Stitea, of Louisville,
accompanied by her two children,
is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs
Geo. T. Herndon. -
Mr. and Mr, J. F. Waller, of Earl
ington, are using tha time of Mr.
Waller's vacation visiting relatives
and frienda in this city.
Mr. L. K. Wood will go to Olmstsad
tomorrow night to deliver tha annual
address to the graduates of th High
School, of which Albert Brownell la
Mrs. J. T. Jackson, Jr.. and littl
' daughter, have gone to Lexington for
visit befor returning to Akron,
0. Mrs. Jackson wss formerly Miss
' Adslia Williamson, and shs had been
visiting her mother.
1 When you go to bed at night
dream of th Red Cross.
1 When you wake In tha morning
think of tha Red Cross.
I -As you go through tha day talk
to your neighbor of tha Red Cross.
4 When you go horn at tha close
of th day, take home with you. tha
sallafaction Q having donated to th
J You can then say, I hsvs cor
to th end of "A Perfect Dsy."
PICNIC AT PARK.
From to It Friday evening, May
'25, at Jefferson Dsvis Park, Fairvisw,
tha ladies of tha local Red Croaa
chapter will serve Ue cream, sher
bet, strawberries and rak. Every
bod cordially Utvtted,
Two Thousand Take Part
In Great Red Cross Parade
Traversed the Principal Streets Headed Fy Lehkuecher's
BandLong Line of Autos and Other Vehicles
and Hundreds On Foot.
MOTHERS OF SOLDIERS IN CARS
18 Hundred Teachers and Pupils From White and Col
ored Schools Marched Singing Many
The great Red Croaa pared yes-
terady waa th biggest parade ever
stagd In th city of Hopkiiuvill on
any occasion or for any purpose. As
early aa 9:30 or 10 o'clock people
began to aaaembl In Virginia Park
where th parade wa formed and ev
erything waa in readiness to mov
st 10:30, but owing to th expected
srrivsl any minut of two belated
paseenger trains, tha parade waa bald
up till 11:20 befor being allowed to
croaa the L. A N. R. R. on Ninth
street When Chief Msrshal Aubrey
Tuggle Anally gav th supreme com
mand to march th various contin
gents moved in th following order:
The possession wa led by Harry
Lebkueeher'a Band which waa fol
lowed immediately by tha bug Red
Croaa float and car containing th
city officials. Red Croaa workers.
surgical dressings, food conserva
tion. French and Belgian Relief com
mute and workers, mothers of sold
iers. Unci Sam and Columbia, tha
Boy Scouts, whit school children,
colored member of th Red Cross,
colored ' school childern and out-of-
Th treats were lined ana jammed
almost the entire rout ot th parade
by thousands of people watching
tearfully and patriotically th 2,000
or more paas by In machines, en floats
and on foot, marching and singing
patriotic airs as they passed along.
Twelve floats were used representing
ss msny different phases of Red
Cross work and array eervlee.
Every school In th city marched
on foot and each school represented
a division in itself and commanded
by tha teacher of that particular
school. Th whit schools were head
ed by W. A. Long, chairman of the
city board, and th colored schools
were led by Ed Class and Prof. L.
R. Posey. All these war led by th
84 Boy Scout in full uniform.
Hundred of flag and banners
war carried by each and every divi
sion and no observer could mistake
th purpose and place of each con
Carefully estimated, there wet
a thousand or twe.lv hundred white
school children and half as many
colored or mora. Special feature
were th big eervic flag of 90 stars
and th "Spirit of76" of Virginia
street school, th human Red Cross
of tha High School, and tha human
croaa of tha colored schools. Tha
human Rsd Cross consisted of 100
girls, 04 dressed In red crop paper
dresses and arranged in the form of
a croaa with SO girla dressed In
whit and filling between for back
ground. Tha Glee Club of th At
tacks Colored High School deserves
mention also bees us of th many
FINE MILK COWS SOLD BY THE
KENTUCKY PURE BRED LIVE .
Th first annual sale of Jersey cat
tle by th Kentucky Pur Bred Live
Stock Association waa held at th
Fair grounds yesterday.
Seventy-five head were sold, 07 of
them cows and heifer and prices
were highly satisfactory Tha stock be
longed to about 2B of the leading Jer
sey csttle men of Christian and Todd
counties. The sals waa conducted
by h. B. Shropshire, secrstsry of th
patriotic songs sung during tha
There are many features that
might be mentioned but non so de
serving aa th mother of son In th
service. Possibly 75 or 100 f these
mothers rod in cars, each wearing
a head band with a star for each son
she has in tha service.
Tha monster parade, staged to
start th Red Cross drive with
boost, evidently had an . appealing
effect for strong men and women
stood on th streets ss th various
section passed and shed tear aa they
were reminded of the much pain and
suffering of tha soldier "over there"
snd th grest work of mercy and aae-
riflc being heroically don by th
great American Red Croaa Mother
who administers to the aick and
wounded soldiers needs under th
flr of th shot and ahell of th bar
This week wa are going to do our
share towarda raising a hundred mil
lion of dollars for th support and
work of this "greatest mother of
them all," th Red Cross mother. W
need to rale $13,000 or mors in this
county. Will you help? ' Msny have
already responded nobly. What will
you doT Don't wait for someone to
beg and persuade you but walk up
today and do what you can. Many
mothers are giving their sons to
fight and di for us; many father
and sons and brothers ar giving
their livea their all that we may
live and be free. What ar you will
ing to give to these brave boys on th
battle front bleeding and dying that
wa may enjoy th blessing of peace
and liberty? Your anawer ahould be.
at tha close, I have don all I can.
W. P. WINFREE.
Judge W. P. Wlnfree rode in one
of the car bearing a banner with
19 stars upouit A confsdorate vet
eran himself, bs has a son and two
grandsons in the army and ther ar
14 others of his nephews and other
close relations in th service. The
Winfree ar doing their part to
"win" and "free" th world.
Association. 'And a committee consist
ing of T.'A. King, E. A. Morria. J.
F. Mason, J. E. Gary and C. L. Dad.
A detailed account of the aala could
not be obtained last night ,
Wsshington, May 21. Casuslties
among tha American expeditionary
forces to date are 6130, divided aa
Killed in action 762.
Died of wounds. 193.
Disd of diseaae, 1060.
Disd of accident, 241.
Died from other causes, OS.
Severely wounded, 670.
Slightly wounded, 2932.
Unclassified wounded, 0.
Missing in action and prisoners,
Today's list wasi Thirteen dead.
'20 injured and 2 are missing, todsy'a
?ssuslty list shows.
No Kcnturkiau ar mentioned.
IN WONDERFUL MESSAGE BY
DR. WELCH AT TABERNACLE
Th big mas meeting and sneaking
st th Tabernacle last night was a
moat notable on' for th first meet
ing of th big campaign. It waa not
able in that th people heard from
Mia Katherin Lilly's own lips th
story of bar two year and more in
Franc aa a Red Croaa nurse. Mine
Lilly captured tha big crowd by her
simple and direct messsge of a work
of mercy performed under the most
Even more notable and wonder
ful wa th message of Dr. Chaa. W.
Welch In hi presentation of the cause
of th United State in tha present
great struggle and his picturiiation
of th work of th Red Cross and
th place of th church and its aims
in this mighty conflict Had the en
tire population of Christisn county
been present hut night to hear the
message brought to us by these 1
speaker th county would exceed
it allotment many times over.
Tomorrow night Private Vincent,
of the Canadian Expiditionary Force,
and Dr. Brewster, pastor of the larg
est church in Cleveland and one of
the greatest Red Cross seakers in
America, will apeak at the Taberna
cle. There will be no charge for
any of these speakings.
(By laterwatioaal News Service.)
Washington, May 21. Secretary
of War Baker to-night issued the
following appeal for tha Red Cross.
"If th voic of th Americsn ex
peditionary forces could be hearj,
ther would be no doubt concerning
th reeponse of th United States
in tha second war fund campaign.
Terror of battle ara decreased and
th horror it entails minimized by
this greatest of relief agencies. No
support which th American people
give to it will be misconceived or
TOLD TO LOOK
(By liters lioaal News Ssrvke.)
Washington, May 21. President
Wilson aat today for sketches for A.
Roma na this, a Cuban- artist, who ia
to paint the President's portrait for
the city of Havana.
(By lateraatieaal News Service.)
Washington, May 21. A federal
manager is to b placed in immediate
charge of each railroad prowr" in
the United Statea. Ha will be di
rectly responsible to federal regional
director in hla district, Instead of
to a board of directors and will take
tha place of th president of the rail
road. COMMENCEMENT .EXERCISES.
Rev. E. 8. 8mith, pastor of the
Hopkinsville Christian church, preach-
' m,i Ik. kjiUuMtli u.miun fur the
John B. Atkinson Memorial school,
st Earlington M. E. Church, South,
Sunday night Madisouvill Hustler.
FOR RED CROSS
Kaiser's Picked Men Routed
In Assault On British Line
FIFTEEN HUN PLANES BACCED
YESTERDAY WITH FIVE BRIT
ISH MACHINES MISSING.
(By laterastieaal Newe Service.)
London, May 21. Th fortress
of Mrts in Lorraine, and tha city of
Coblentx on the Rhine, were bombed
by the British aviators thia morning.
Thouville, Namur, and Charloroi also
Fifteen German planes were
brought down yesterday by th Brit
inh and thirty tons of bombs dropped
on the German battle area. Five
British machine ar missing, the
war office reported tonight
1 Dead, 04 Injured, 190 Missing.
Ninety-one bodice had been taken
from the ruina of th Aetna Chem
ical Company's plant at Oakdale, near
Pittsburg, UP to yesterdsy, tha to
tal representing the "known deed"
found as a result of the terrific ex
plosions which wrecked the plsnt but
Saturday. Complications show nine
ty-four persons in Pittsburgh hos
pitals, and company offlciala aay that
190 member of th working fore
of th plant ar yet unaccounted for.
Federal, State, county and local in
vestigations of the disaster ar In
progress but nothing has so fsr de
veloped to disclose th cans of th
HOPE IS GONE
(By iBtarastiMsl. News Service.)
Sua Franciaco, May 21. Tha last
effort of Thomaa J. Mooney, the pre
paredness bomb plot defendant, to
obtain a new trial failed today when
Supreme Court Judg Grifllin sustain
ed the demurrer of the prosecution
to a motion to set aside th conviction
and sentence of death imposed upon
the defendant upon the allegation
that the district attorney had sup
pressed evidence and waa guilty of
fraud and malfeasanc in offlc.
Mooney will be resentenced to death
(By lateraetioaat News Ssrvke.)
Washington.- May 21. Senator
IjiKollettc, of Wisconsin, assured the
Senate Committee on privileges and
elections to-day, that ha could prov
every statement In hia St Paul
OBSERVES 100TH BIRTHDAY
BY EATING CANDY IN BED.
(Br lotoraatloaal News Sevvwe.)
Springfield. HI., Msy 21. Mrs. An
toinette Smith celebrated her 106th
birthday her by eating candy while
invalided in bed. Her oldest son,
Manuel, aged eighty, ia her only
worry, aha say.
"Aunty" Smith was born in the
Madeira IsUnds in 1812. She was
four other children and a great, great
MRS. BUTLER WILL TEACH.
The many friend of Mrs. J. Bar
ney Bytler will be gratified to learn
that she will have charge of th pub-
lie school music at Pembroke the
coming year, having been elected re
cently by th board of educst.cn.
Mrs. Butler la eminently fitted for
this work and sh will a doubt tks
a grvt success of this work.
Shock Troops Are Hurled
the Hazehrouk Salient
. ly Cat to
One Thousand Hun Airplanes Hare Been Brought
Down Or Driven Out of Control In Two Months,
Fifteen Being Brought Down Yesterday.
London, May 21. German shock
troop want down to defeat this morn
ing In the first larg scale infantry
assault they have essayed on the
Flander front sine their abortive
effort to turn Yprea. After a most
violent artillery preparation, atrong
forcea flung themselves against the
new Britiah position northwest of
Merville, near th nose of the German
Flander wedg on a front of 1200
yard and launched In tha direction
of Haxebrok, one of th railroad
gate to the channel coaat At only
on point war th Germane able to
reach th Britiah positions and
they were either cut to piece or
driven to flight
Field Marshal Haig says. The
French troops repulsed a German at
tack north of Baelleul last night
ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR COM
MENCEMENT WEEK. BE.
GINNItyG TOMORROW NICHT.
On Wednesday night at 9 o'clock
Miss Taulin Petri will have ber
graduation recital in expression.
Sh will be assisted by Miaa Grace
Ricbarda, pianiat. It will be at th
On Friday night at eight o'clock
th Senior play will b given at th
On Saturday morning at 10 c'clock
tha Class Day exercises occur.
On Sunday Dr. C. M. Thompson
will preach th baccalaureate sermon
at th First Baptiat church at 11
Monday night th departments of
music and expression will giv a re
cital at S o'clock at th College.
Tuesday morning, May 28, at 11
o'clock tha th graduating exercises
ill b hsld at th First Baptiat
church. Mr. Chaa. M. Meachara will
deliver the address. The candidates
for th degree of associate in Arts
ar Miaa Bam ma Bunch and Miaa
Lucila Petri. Th gradual from
th high school department ar Miaa
Mauda Oakea and Miaa Norma Riley.
Miaa Pauline Petri graduate in ex
pression and Miaa Iron Cowherd in
Asm on Wedneaday morning at
9:30 o'clock the Alumnae wiU hold
the annual meetng. After th com
mencement exerviae tha Alumnae
will serve a simple luncheon on th
college ground, in accordance with
th usual homo-coming custom. The
luatheoa wiU accord with Hoover
Tha public ia cordially invited to
participate in all th exercises of
On Thursdsy night Mrs. John Wal
ler chaperoned a party of Bethel
girla to Lake Tandy. Mrs. Medley
prepared a delightful picnic supper
and Mr. Will Forbo provided th
transportation. Those present war
Mrs. John Waller, Mia Mary Glenn
Waller, Grace Richards, Katherin
Starling, A lie Wall, Sarah Belle
Wharton, Helen Thompeoa, - Elisa-
bctfi McPheraon,' Norma Riley,
Mauda Oakea, Evelyn Allen, Em
mette Baker. ' Julia Tandy, Ruby
Sexton, Bamma Bunch, Lucil Eaton,
trie, Julia Marshall. Grab Eaton,
Jane Dunnagan, Eima Dunning,
Selna Summers, Annie Maa Wadling
ton, Jeaaia Bond and, Clara Belle
Against the Nose
and Are Prompt
ON MT. KEHfJE
Th British took prisoners rn a raid
near that town this morning.
War Han Plaaee Brawght De
London, May 21. On thousand
German airplanea have been brought
down or driven out of control sine
the German offensive began two
month ago, tha war offlc announced
tonight Mor than 1000 ton of
bom be have been dropped on and
behind th German linee in that per
Oa The Defensive.
Berlin, May 21 "A Complete vic
tory by defender of Mount Kemmel
over the French attack on th front
between Franoutd and Voormoso
of nearly alx miles, yesterdsy waa
claimed by th war offlc.
ESCAPES BY AN ACCIDENT THAT
WAS ALMOST MIRACU
LOUS. Fulton, Ky.. May 20. Lieut Jo
Dawson of Park Field was aeverely
injured her Sunday afternoon when
he fell 1,600 feet In an army biplane
landing on two automobile and a
wagon. Th fall cam after Lieut
Dawson, who flew her in th inter
est of a big Red Croat rally, had ex
ecuted two loops and was coming ut
of th second one.
Through a lucky accident th big
machine fell almost squarely between
two building. Th left Wing struck
th roof of on building and then th
right one struck th other. Both wing
collapsed under th tremendous pres
sure and the machine again fell down
ward, but the tremendous fore of th
fall had been broken and th machln
dropped lightly th remaining 60 feet
Two automobile and a horse and
wagon were standing between th
building and th airplane crashed
down upon them. Lieut Dawson waa
thrown from hia plan to th ground
and hia face and head badly cut and
bruised. II waa unconscious for only
two or three minute.
Mrs. Walter Rigway and Mrs.
Clarenc Bard, both of thia city, war
slightly Injured by falling bricks, dis-
lodged when th plan struck th
roofs of th building. A 10-year-old
girl, Miss Nail, sustained a broken
HENDERSON CITY SCHOOLS.
J. W. Welch wa re-elected superin
tendent at 12.100; Prof. Faugheader,
principal of th Barret Manual High
School, $1,800; W. M. Aton. Audubon
school, f 1,000; W. W. Agnew, Center
alreet school, tl.200; Mia Dassy
Baskett. Jefferaoa school. Sl.000
Prof. West, of Corydon, Seventh
street school, $1,000.
W. II. Jons waa re-elected priaeV
pal t th Alvs street colored scheol
Latham Davia, tha young ao of
Mr. and Mrs. U H. Davia, wha bat
become SI year f sge sines th
registration but June baa volunteered
for service ia th Navy and has bee
accepted. He returned from m
villa yeeterday, where he was examin
ed aud will go to Great Lake M
30 for training.