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Established 1879 Vol XL-Daily Vol. 1. No. 71
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, FRIDAY, MAY 31, 1918.
Price 3 Ont
DAILY KENTUGKI AN
' CaB 44t if yew fail get Ik.
Kewtwehiaa peeasptly. Am4 if yes
feaes e saw Haas, phew it I lit
There Is no foundation for ths re
port that Kerenaky ia on his way to
tha United States,
Monday'a maila from overseas
brought 205,000 "Mothers' Day" lot
ttn written In Franca.
. Tha Kaiser doesn't claim tha cred
it thla Urn. Ha aaya "Frit" hie
pet name for Frederick William
and Gott won tha victory at Soiaaona.
' Lieut Kias, reputed to be the lead
(nil Auatrian aviator, haa been killed
' m "an aerial battle, according to a
dispatch from Berne.
... . . , ooo
" Eighty-eight persona kilted when
British, airmen raided Cologne, May
Id. were buried in the aame crave
( according to a Hague correspondent
Who aaya InhahHanU of the city were
. Tha ten rent reduction on coal haa
been quickly reetored by the Increaee
in freight rales. It aeemed almoet
too food to believe that coal waa to
' '". , -H0
The next rail la to be for 9.000
wood-choppers to work in sprues
lumber production. It ia not every
nan wfao can "aaw wood and aay
A Bible hia mother rave him aaved
the Lfe of William Wilson, an Amer
Iran soldier In the trenches. A Hun
bullet headed for hia heart hit the
book and waa abstracted and de
Dx ted antil the young man waa only
I The Rev. Ma lac hi Mar lira nan haa
given out the following algned iU le
an ent: "Aa prieat and a member
ef the Sinn Fein executive committee
f-r tSe pent year, I give my word
f hopor tiiat the government's offi
cial statement that negotiations have
been carried on between the Sinn
Fein executive and Germeny. ia a
falsehood and that a German invn
- eion waa never discussed by the
pitta Fein executive committee."
. Rev. J. G. Aiken haa returnel from
trip to Bowling Green.
. Mrs. Henry Frankfl and daughter
and Mr. Sam Frankel motored to
' Henderson yesterday.
Mrs. W. D. Tichrnor and family
have returned to their home tn Me
J. R. Ruaaell, of Redlands, Cel., ia
the guest of Ir. II. C. Bsssley, 60S
8. Walnut street.
' . Hiaa Mary Hayden haa returned
from a visit of two weeka to her
cdusin, Miaa Henderson, in Trigg
Mr. and Mrs. Harry FrankcL of
Houiavitte, are viaitlng Mr. and Mra.
M. L. Elb. Mra. Frankel waa form
erly Miaa Beatrice Moayon.
C. R. Clark. Lem Davia and Walter
Robinson, colored, will return to.lay
from Providence where they part last
night in a patriotic maaa meeting for
both white and colored people.
Miaa Ethel Wallace Itaa returned
fr m Ward-Belmont College, Nash
ville. Miaa Emily Braden who taught
In that college during the past aeaaion
wi!l return home next week. Miaa
Eraden haa been re-elected to her
position, with a nice raise in salary.
iMr and Mrs. Malcolm Frankel have
,ted their handsome new home on
Eouth Main atreet, with It furnish
ings, to Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Rawn, of
Nnshville, for the summer. Mr.
Frankel is now In the service at
Ft. Thomas and Mr. Frankel will go
' to FL Thorn a Monday to be near
him. Mr. Rawn ia President of the
Suuthern Mineral Co., which haa ex
tensive mining interest in Crittenden
county with headquarters here.
HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS
PRESENT A LAUGHABLE FARCE
COMEDY AT HOWELL.
' Thsllowell High School last night
reseated a play called "The Village
lawyer." a farce comedy of four
sets. The eleven characters were
sustained by Fsgaa White, Lyla Me
lt night, Itswling 81ay, Fagau Dixon,
i .,.. Rumner. Bsrkdals Caldwell,
Elisabeth Johnson, Katie Streube,
Agnes Pmithson anq roioi ae
WITH THE ELECTRIC LIGHT PEO
PLE RELATIVE TO THE
A meeting to protest againat the
second passage of tha ordinance pro
posing increases In tha price of elec
tric light and gas to consumers waa
held at the H. B. M. A. at four
o'clock yesterday afternoon.
Secretary Dallon, of the H. B. M.
A. presided and presented an array
of letters and telegrams showing that
the prices hers now were higher than
in many places. He said the proposed
increase would cost the public about
f 14.000 a year and that the com
pany's coal increase waa about $ 1,800
The City Commissioners were pres
ent and both of them stated that
they did not intend to vote for the
second passage of the ordinance.
Mr. Wicks stated that the first
pasage was a matter of courtesy to
test public sentiment on a matter
upon which hia own mind was already
fully made up. Mr. Stows aaid ha
voted against the first passage and
expected to do so again.
The meeting became a very tarns
affair after these statement and by
unanimous vote a motion was passed
to appoint a committee to confer
with President Fitch, of the Kentucky
Public Service Co., next Monday and
hear hia aide of the story. . .
This committee consist of G. E.
Dalton, J. A. Clement. H. M. Frank
el. Geo. E. Gary, and J. D. McGowan,
Tha meeting then adjourned.
T. W. HENDERSON IN PETITION
FILED CHARGING ALIENA
TION OF AFFECTIONS.
Suit has been filed in the circuit
clerk's office by T. W. Henderson
against Olhe Robinson, charging the
said Olho Robinson with "poison-
ng" the mind of the plaintiff's wife,
Lelia B. Henderson, against her hus
band and alienating her affections.
Plaintiff states that: "Tha loss of
his said wife, ber lore, assistance,
comfort, affection and companionship
have caused him untold mental Buf
fering, and in fact physical pain and
anguish, all to hia damage in the aum
Plaintiff further states that he and
Mrs. Henderson were married several
years sgo and have one child, a girl
nine years old.
Tha defendant also ia married and
has a family. Both families reside
in the Bluff Spring country in North
Christian and are prominently and
Washington, D. C, May 30. Maj
or General Harry C Hale, now in
command of the eighty-fourth nation
al army division at Camp Taylor, Ky.,
will succeed Major General Edwin
F. Glenn in command at Camp Sher
man, Ohio. The eighty:fourth divis
ion with the exception of the artil
ery unit is to be moved up to Camp
Sherman and take possession of the
Ohio cantonment, after the eighty
third division leave.
The senior officer of the srtillery
brigade now at Camp Zachary Taylor
wil assume command at that camp
temporarily until a permanent com
manding officer is designated.
Camp Zachary Taylor baa been sel
ected ss a permanent field artillery
replacement camp and artillery center
ef instruction and will be used to Its
CEORCETOWN MAN COMES
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AND
WITH SPLENDID RECORD.
The Hopkinsville Board of Educa
tion met yesterday afternoon at S
o'clock for tha purpose of choosing
superintendent of the city schools
to succeed Supt J. W. Marion who
is leaving to accept a position in
Georgia pear hia old home and the
home of Mrs. Marion.
The full membership of tha board
was present snd had a long list of
applicationa for consideration, many
of which had been practically elimi
nated before the meeting yesterday
afternoon. However, four or five
names remained before the board un
til an election resulted.
Several of the men who applied
were: Supt. J. C Waller, or George
town, who was elected ; M. M. Faugh-
ender, Henderson; Mr. Merriman,
Washington, Ind.; Mr. Crouch, of
Jeffersonville, Ind., and New York;
T. San ford Williams, Central City;
W. 11. Sugg, LaCentcr; Mr. Meddling,
Prjiccton; Mr. Kennedy, Springfield,
Tenn. ; Mr. Bourne, Nashville; and
R. M. Shipp, Clifton, Tenn.
The men voted for yesterday were
Waller, Faughcndcr, Shipp and Mer
riman. and it waa not until the third
ballot had been cast that a majority
of votes was cast for Mr. Waller.
Supt Waller ia at present Superin
tendent of Georgetown, Ky., Schools
and has been there in that capacity
for five years. He ia an A. B. and A.
M. graduate of Georgetown College
an A. M. of Columbia University and
n A. M. of Chicago University.
While in college he engaged in sever
al oratorical contest and won a
championship medal lie ia 37 years
old and ha a wife and two children.
He ia a member of the Baptist church.
Under Supt Waller's management
and supervision Hopkinsville schools
will in all probability, enjoy a period
of much prosperity.
After the board adjourned Mr.
Long telephoned Supt Waller of his
election and he gave his acceptance
to begin the first of August. .
SOUTH AND WEST
BARRED FROM TRANS MISSI35IP-
PI TERRITORY ALSO. UNDER
ALLOTMENT FOR YEAR.
Washington, May SO. Under the
allotment of anthracite coal for the
year ending next April, announced
yesterday by the Fuel Administration,
the supply to the trans-Mississippi
territory and the twenty-four South
ern and Western States haa been
entirely discontinued. The allotment
to the Central and Northwestern
States and Canada have been de
creased anil those to the New Eng
land and Atlantic Slate Increased.
The total production of anthracite
coal for tha coming year la cfrrn
ed at 19.000,000 tons. Part of this
is to be used at the mines, part by
the railroads snd Industrial plant,
and the Army and Navy need are to
This curtailment of anthracite will
necessitate an increased production
of bituminous, or soft, coal and the
mines in this field will be taxed to cap
acity to supply those who have here
tofore been regulur users of hard
Mr. Hardin SU-phen. of Hopkins
ville, and M is Ora Simpson, of tha
Crofton vicinity, were married here
yesterday afternoon by the Rev. J. T.
Watson, a local MtehoILtt minister.
The groom is a b'acksmith connected
with-the Forbes Mfg. Co. snd th
brids is a winsome young lady and
popular In Iter neighborhood. Each
gave their age as 21 years.
KY AT THE
SEVERAL NEW OPERATIVE AND
MEDICAL PATIENTS AT THE
JENNIE STUART HOSPITAL.
There have been several recent
operations at Jennie Stuart Hospit
al and new patients admitted for
Lawson B. Flack, who was operat
ed upon Tuesday night, is very ill.
Mrs. R. G. Lyle, of Howell, who
was operated upon on the 28th, is
Mr. Edgar L. Seed, of Bainbridge,
operated upon Mondsy, continues to
Mrs. Winefred Smith, assistant
superintendent of the Hospital, was
operated upon yesterday afternoon
for appendicitis, and is doing nicely.
Miss Ruth Beaxley, of thia city
Mrs. Levi Cunningham, of Cadix, Mrs.
J no. 8. Gaines, of Gracey, and John
Holmes, of Msnnington, operative pa
tients, are improving.
8. L. Forguson, of Gollen Pond,
sent to the hospital May 10th for
treatment for a broken leg, is slow
W. H. Means, of Wilson, N. C,
was admitted for medical treatment
An infant of Mr. and Mrs. J. II.
Sanders, of Cadix, operated upon May
24th, ia now doing wcIL
IS URGED BY THE BOARD OF
HEALTH TO PREVENT ANY
' DANGER OF EPIDEMIC.
There is no disposition to start
sny undue excitement or to raise any
false alarms, but there is serious dan
ger of an epidemic of smallpox in
Christian county if th people don't
become aroused to th situation ami
take th necessary precaution, such
as being vaccinated themselves, seeing
that their neighbor are vaccinated
and if any case develop in tlieir
section to make it their personal
business to sea that it I promptly re
ported to th health board and that
thoroughly adequate measure arc
taken to quarantine the person or
persons already affected and to pre
vent other cases from developing
Ths Christian County Board of
Health is fully aware of the situation
and they hesitate to adopt the dras
tic measure, which they have authori
ty to do, so they art trying to get
ths people awakened and have them
do thia voluntarily. The following
handbill has been issued and distribut
ed freely in many section of the
county where the need awicircJ
"By vote of the Doctors in session
at their regular monthly meeting,
they unanimously agreed that every
man, woman and child in Christian
county who has not had email pox
or can not show good scar, should
be immediately vscciuatcd. The Coun
ty Board of Health recognising this
to be good advice, and knowing that
w ar in peril of an opidemic of
small pox, the same being in the city
of Hopkinsville and In various other
part of tha county, HEREBY KE
QUEST all good, luw-abiding citizens
to call on their family doctor and
BOARD OF HEALTH,
HAYDEN MADE FIRE CHIEF.
Mr. E. S. Hayden has been appoint
ed Chief of th Firs Department to
succeed th late Chief E. P. Fear.
Mr. Hayden has been one of the local
firemen on duty at the Firs Station
for severs! years. This give u th
chief on duty at th station, together
with three others, at all times. Ths
other three ar John Lawson, Joseph
East and Tho. O. Wadlington. W.
H. llesUr remains assistant-chief kk
ha was under th lata Chief Fears
RHUS HOLD AIID FERE EN
(By UUroatioaal News Service.)
Washington, May 30. Over the
graves of hundreds of heroes at Ar
lington today waved the silken flags
of France, England, Belgium
Italy, circling a great United States
flag in commemoration of memorial
day. President and Mr. Wilson were
present at the ceremonies in addition
to many other figures prominent in
life at the capital. Diplomatic rep
resentatives of Allied nations attend
ed the memorial exercises.
SALES FOR WEEK, ALMOST
REACH MILLION POUNDS
ON LOOSE FLOORS.
, ., ..
Still hovering around the million
mark, the week's average fell off
slightly in pries thia week. Thia
slight falling off waa due to a pre
ponderance of the common and med
ium rrailes. The price again reached
the li'irh mark of $2.1.60.
Tin talt-i fur the season ar more
than C million pound greater than
thia dut last year.
The farmer hav been paid over
$3,000,000 for tobacco sold over th
loose floors this season. Much of the
weed grown in this section has been
sold in the barns and thia added
to tho loose floor salts will probably
amount to mors thsn $4,000,000.
The rcK)rt for the week is as fol
sales for week 1 1,005 It.
Sales for season 21,714,120 lb
Sales this dut 1017. . 15,563,015 lb
Average for this week $14.20
Average for this season $14.10
Trash $10.50 to $12.60
Common lugs $12.50 to $13.00
Medium lugs $13 to $13.50
Good lugs $13.50 to $14
Fins lugs .'..$14 to $16
Low leaf $13.60 to $14.50
Common leaf $14.60 to $15.50
Medium leaf $15.60 to $17.50
ool leaf $17.60 to $'.10.00
Fins leaf $20.00 to $23.60
L. B. COttNETTE,
President Tobacco Board of Trade.
An official report from th com
manding officer obtained by Congress
man Kinchelo states that Pvt. Ad
dison William Jones, a Hopkinavill
boy, was gassed on Feb. 20 and re
moved to a hospital where he recov
ered and went back on duty on
Pvt. Jones ia the only Hopkins
ville boy so far reported Injured on
the battle front in Franco. H ia
a son of Mr. and Mrs. John W.
Jone. A copy of th official report
waa received Wednesday in a letter
from Congressman Kinchelo to Mr.
and Mrs. Jones.
The Arnold mine No. 11 at Earl-
ingtoe has bee worked out and it
HUNS CLAIM TO IIAVK CAITURED 35,CC3
PRISONERS AND IMMENSE SUPPLY
DEPOTS AND HEAVY GUNS
PARIS IS THE GOAL.
IN 64 MILES OF PARIS.
(By laterMtiewal New Service.)
BULLETIN. THE CERM,VNS
HAVE TAKEN THE TOWNS OK
FERE-EN-TARDENOIS AND VEZ
LY, THE WAR OFFICE ANNOUNC
ES IN A NIGHT COMMUNIQUE.
FERE-EN-TARDENOIS LIES 8
MILES NORTH OF THE MARNC
AND 54 MILES NOIITHEAST Or
PARIS. MAY 30. FRENCH AVI
ATORS IMMEDIATELY AFTER
THE START OF THE GERMAN
DRIVE BEGAN A GIGANTIC CAM
PAIGN AGAINST GERMAN COM
MUNICATIONS, WHICH IS STILL
IN FULL SWING. FORTY-EIGHT
GERMAN MACHINES HAVE BEEN
BROUGHT DOWN BY FRENCH
FLYERS. ALMOST 80 TONS OK
BOMBS HAVE BEEN DROPPED.
raris, May 30. The Allied resist
ance is stiffening all along the line,
tha foe's advance becoming corres
pondingly slower. Rhttima ia still in
the hand of the Franco-British rii;ht,
which Is fighting tenaciously two
miles outside of the city. On the left
4 the Allies are clinging to the Western
approaches of Soissons. (ierman at-
I tempt to debouch southwestwsrd
L . . . , . .
right have been a costly failure.
WARNED BY DIRECTOR GENER
AL McADOO AGAINST STRIKES
(By JatarsMithmal News Service.)
WasMrajrton, May 30. Director
General McAdoo today addressed a
communication to the six hvuds of
th labor organisation having juris
diction over machinist, boiler mak
ers, and other branches of organized
ubor employed in railroad shops,
pointing out th meaning and possi
ble consequences of a strike or walk
out of railroad employees during the
Up to 10 o'clock last night there
were 18 persons who had been noti
fied to appear in Police Court this
morning to answer to the charge
of violating the automobile ordinance
Some days ago warnings were sent
out from ths Polics Department that
ths law would be enforced more
strictly and all violations punished.
It appears from ths catch of the po
lics dragnet but night that many
do not intend to heed the warning.
TOLL NOT SO GREAT.
(By latersatieaal New StitW.)
London, Msy 30. Six Germsn ma
hines were brought down yesterday
by ths British.
CASUALTIES SUMMED UP. '
(By latoraalieaal News Service.)
Washington, May 30 The total
casualties in ths American expedi
U unary (ores to Ui are ft.4i'..l
OMR INTO .Iff
th renter tha Crown Prince arrow
head pushed on in front of Fere-en
Tardcnoia, th German center Juts
Rheims Pans railroad. This town
is being stubornty defended. French
reserves are backing up th resistance
her. To th southeast of Fero-sn-
Tardcnoia, th German center Juts
out a far ss the approaches to Ves-
illy, some 13 miles from Main. Th
depth of the German advance in th
center since the drive began ia near
ly twenty mile. There is no longer
any doubt that ths Crown Prince ia
aiming at Paris. German strategy
includes the isolation of tha French
armies between Rheims and Belfort.
Berlia's Big Boasts.
Berlin, May 30. Mors than 35,
000 prisoners have been taken, tha
war office announces. Ths booty is
ilcsrrihcd as tremendous.
Guns of every description, Includ
ing railway guns of ths hesvieat cal
ibre were captured. , Ths statement
adds '"the impetuous advene of our
troop has prevented ths enemy from
carrying back rich war provision
heaped up in large supply depots hi
the captured territory."
"The forts northwest of Rbrim
have fatten to us," ths war office
announces. "New French army In
courts of formation broke down un
Icr German attacks,' tha wsr officS
BAG TWO MORE
(By luteraatiooal New Servfco.)
American Army in Francs, Msy 80.
Five of our pursuit planes protect
ing a birge squadron of British bomb
ing machines, returning from a raid
over Germany this morning fought
seven buttk-s, (hooting down two Ger
man plane and forcing anothar down
out of control. W lost ons plans
and ons pilot Ons pilot fell before
the German trenches and was cap
tured. " '
HERE'S ONE -
(By lateraatiawal News Seeviso.)
Washington, May 30. Pershing In
a night communiqu says tho Ger
mans were repulsed in all. attacks
against the new American positions
near Cantigny. The artillery waa ac
(By laleroatWal News iervise.)
London, May 30. TheA'rench
ths Flanders front Isnufoved thai
positiou but night by sylocal open
tion to ths east of Diciebuah Lak
Field Marshal Hsig rerU in a bi
bulletin. Only artillyT S!tvity
reported from tha remainder of
Rritiah front. i
The clooinsr sf taS tobacco
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