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Kit belied 1879 VoL XLD.i!y Vol. 1. No. 82
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, JUNE 13, H18.
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Chicago has two .double hangings
her Jun 21.
. Lincoln McConnell spoke last night
to an audience of mor than 1,000
nd tlrred thorn to tho wildest en
thuaiaiu. ' Two nor ahipa hav boon hoard
from aa havinf boon aonk laat Sat
urday off tho Virginia coast They
war Norwegian tumIi and were
looted bcforo they war aunk.
Tho boy now onUring th ser
vice will bo th lucky one. Tboy
. wilt arrtv In Franco aa trainod sold
lora Just in time for tho advsnc
aw Borlin next 8pring.
. TH "old house" coa porta for Chris
tian county ara not coming In vary
fast. Thor ar several house in
Christisa county mor than 100 yoara
A ry commandabl rivalry am
t hav arisen among th allioa to ao
which nationality can tak th moat
prisoner. Tho French lod Tuooday
and w notice that th Canadian
brought la non at all that la no
Aa American namod Smith waa
killod whon Villa follower for th
aocond Um within a wk held up
a ttaia at Santiago Fapaaquiaro,
Durango, Jun S. killing th train
guard of fifty soldiers, robbing pas
ngra of their posstasions, vn
th clothing they wore, and burning
fc train,- according to Information
received from Mexico.
Tnesdsy waa a pretty good day for
th allioa. Th French brought ia
mor than 1,000 prisoner, the Amer
icano 110 and tho British 298. a to
tal of about 1.(50. Many mor thaa
that war left dead on th field. Th
Run claim to b taking prisoner,
but they must be counting civilian
deported, at tho allies are not losing
The lecture of Lincoln McConnell
laat night waa la that popular plat
form orator's beat vein. Hia subject
"Who Made Tho Hun" waa an old
subject under a new name. Hia ad
dress was a discussion of the German
character and of the Kaiser in parti
cular and from the start ho riveted
th attention of hia audience, that
tin and again manifested its ap
proval of hia burning word. 8iart
rng with decorous hand clapa, they
war gradually worked up to noisier
demonstrations until when hia aw
qoent peroration described th march
of American soldier down the
street of Berlin, he brought many
to. their feet with howls of approval
and a storm of cheers shook the build
ing. McConnell la by long odds the
meat popular Chautauqua lecturer
who baa ever visited Hopkinsville.
A DEMOCRATIC PRINCE.
I 'According to a Young Men' Chris
tian Association bulletin, aa Amer
ican officer attached to th War De
partment's headquarter In London
was hurrying down Whitehall in a
heavy shower the other day when
a young man ia civilian clothes ask
ad him, -Woa'i you share my um
blslls with me?"
' They walked together for several
block, tho young civilian showing
wide knowledge of military affair
by' hia brief questions and answers.
Moreover, everyone they passed seem
d to know the young man and bow
ad to him.
' It suddenly occurred to tho Amer
. lean. that he had told the stranger
good deal about himself. Including
bit name. So he turned to the
stranger and said. "Many I ask you
who you areT" The young man ans
wered casually, "Oh. 1 am only the
Frinc of Wsles."
Prof. L. J. MoGinley. principal of
th Howell school, will leave this
' morning for Maryville, Tena., to visit
hi mother and will report in Nash
villa Mondav morning. Jun 17th, to
do. clerical work during th summer
ia ,th Interstate Commec Depart
ment Ilia plan ia to return to hia
school in September.
A tourist cot out of his car at
Csfttea s4 left his engine running
and tna ran into th Cumberlsa.4
. steer. '
MORE PRISONERS TAKEN
BY PRESIDENT WILSON IN HIS
POSITION IN REGARD TO
(By Interna tlaaal Kewe Service.)
Washington, Jun 12. Th agree
ment reached lata today la th Son
ata to decide tomorrow by vote
whether that body shall limit debate
in th futur oa th Borah amend
ment to th resolution which pro
vides for the consideration of treat
ies In open seeaion was voted down
fifty to twenty-thre after a letter
from President Wilson was read in
which he said be did not intend to
imply that treaties should not be
negotiated ia secret after th treaty
ia adopted. Tho President aaid that
full publicity should be given.
COL. FREDERICK E. JOHNSTON
THE NEW COMMANDER 3
DEPARTMENT HEADS ARE
Camp Taylor. Ky. Jun 12. Th
new organisation of tho cantonment
aa arranged follows: Camp Com
mander, Col Frederick E. Johns
ton: csmp adjutant, Major H. H.
Elsrth; camp quartermaster, Lieut I
Col. Samuel B. Teanon; surgeon
major. V. E. Miltcnbergcr; assist
ant camp surgeon. Major Harry L.
Arnold; engineer officer. Major J no.
R. Tanner; ordanc officer, Capt E.
E. Hagan; signal officer, Lieut Wil
liam A. Bailey; recreational officer,
Capt Samuel D. Jones; exchange offi
cer. Gapt Charlea P. Lewis; person
al officer. Capt Chris A. Edwardsen;
intelligence officer. Capt Jame G.
Wheel; provost marshal. Major Geo.
R. Ewald; sasistanl camp adjutant,
Capt Thorns A. Moore; range offi
cer. Major Don P. Branson.
Three of th department command
ers are llooeirrs. They ar Major
Tanner, fomerly a contractor of In
dianapolis, recently promoted from
captain in the engineers; Capt Moore
an attorney of Greencaatle, and Maj
Some detail remain to be worked
out, but th military machinery
in good working order. Heretofore
th camp surgeon was the senior
medical officer at th cantonment
but a new situation presents itself
in that. Lieut Col. Will L. Pyles,
superintendent of tho bas hospital.
outranka Major V. E. Miltenberger,
ramp surgeon, Lieut CoL Pyles is
sway on a tour of Inspection of hos
pitals at other camps but will return j
Conscientious objectors in the de
pot brigade are being classified. In
compliance with a war department
ruling those refusing to accept non
combatant service will be forwarded
at an early date to Fort Leavenworth,
Kan., and will be required to work
on farm at th wages of a private.
Th IBS graduates of th third of
ficers' training school, commissioned
second lieutenants laat week, have
gon to Camp Pike, Little Rock, Ark.,
to take up their new duties.
Several of the foreigners who hsve
been sent to the cantonment and have
been segregated into a unit known as
th "Foreign Legion" have refused
to swesr allegiance to tho United
States government Ninety-two oth
er aliens have been naturalised at
th local camp and will become sold
iers of the American army. No or
ders hav been issued concerning
th disposition of th sliens who re-
fusd to b naturalised, but word
la expected , from Wsshington ,-
signstlng whst is to bo done with
Henderson county wool pool has
bee sola, availing ta 11,09? Pea.
TWO NEUTRAL SHIPS LOCATED
OF CARGO AND WHEN
(By lateraatioaal Newe Service.)
New York, June 12. Norwegian
steamships, Henry Lund and Vindeg
gen were sunk by a submarine 00
miles eaat of Cape Charlea, Vs., last
Saturday and Monday. Th Germans
took eighty tons of copper from
Vindejrgen before sinking ehr. The
crews landed safely.
FLAG DAY WILL BE OBSERVED
IN PUBLIC MEETING UNDER
AUSPICES B. O. P. E.
National Flag Day will be observed
Friday June 14 in every part of th
United States with appropriate pa
triotic exercises. Here in Hopkins
ville the program will be carried out
in a public rally Friday night at
Virginia Park under th auspice
of the Hopkinsville Lodge of Elks.
An entertaining program has bean
srranged and will consist of music
by Lebkuecher's Bsnd and aeveral
short patriotic addresses. Everybody
is urged to be present Th music
will begin at 8 o'clock.
Lucian H. Davis will preside and
the orators will be James A. McKen
sie. John Stiles, Rev. Everett S.
Smith and Prof. L. E. Foater.
Prayers will be offered by Revs. G.
C. Abbitt snd Lewis Powell.
Tho speaking will begin promptly
st 8:30 o'clock and each address will
b limited to ten minutes.
MISS IRELAND LEAVING US.
Miaa Kathleen Ireland, pianiet at
the Princess, will lesve tomorrow
morning at 8:45 o'clock for her
home in New York City. The burn
ing of the Princess theatre Monday
afternoon rendered Miaa Ireland with
out work here and compels her to
seek a position elsewhere while the
Princess is being rebuilt Miss Ire
land ia a pianist whoa work la sec
ond to none in her line. She ha
delighted thousanda with her high
class music at the Princess' ehows
and th public will sincerely regret
to learn of her going, fehe ia also
a vocalist of much training and fine
voice and has appeared publicly in
that capacity during her atay among
Miaa Ireland ia a young woman
of much beauty and is possessed of
a pleasing personality of rare ex
cellence. These traits of character
have endeared her to all who hav
had th good fortune to know her.
While Mis Ireland expresses her re
gret at leaving, the public much
mor regret her going and will live
la fond hopes Uht she will return
to us soon. It is hard. Miss Ksth-
teen, but as necessity compels us
we will have to say, "good-bye.
On Sunday, June 16th, at 4 o'clock,
P. M. there will b a church and
Sundsy School rally at Liberty Chris
tian church in Christian county. Sun
day School specialists and members
of th Junior Chorus from Ninth
bt Christian church of Hopkinsville
will be there to take charge of the
services. Let us giv them a good
audienc and a hearty welcome.
Sunday School and preaching in tho
morning by the pastor J. T. Hawkins,
EPWORTH PRAYER SERVICE.
Ths Epworth League will hav
oraver meeting this moning from
7:30 to 8 o'clock for our solider boys
snd ths Allies. Rev. Psul Shell
Pewall wvjl be th loader sad every
esc to Invited te ee pre at
FRENCH MAKE PROGRESS ON THE NEW
SALIENT AND CAPTURE FOUR
AMERICANS ALSO TAKE SOME
(By laleewaMoaal New Service.)
Paris, Jun 12. Th French again
progress id m tho region of Betley
wood and 8t Mauer and took 400
prisoners, th night communiqn an
nounces. No change; between Bt
Maur and AutheulL
German attack Ambleny and
St Pirre)la were broken ap by
th French. Th nmy, however,
programed oa tba Plateau west of
Dominion and cat th railway Hn.
North of th Mama, where the
Americana ar fighting with the
French th village of Montecourt,
north of Kmwpv and th southern
part of Ru Busstara hav been cap
tured from th Germans, th official
night statement say.
Paris, Jun 12. Th enemy's pro
gress in Ribecourt sector makes th
abandonment of our csmp and Car
lepont forests inevitable and also in
dicates a French retirement from
Bailly, Tracy, Laval and Tracy La
ment General Mangin, command
ing th French colonials, i repeat
(By latovaatseata Newe Serviee.)
Washington. Jem IS, Further
confirmation of th theory that Ger
man submarine operating off th At
lantic coaat ar moving southward
cam to-day in th announcement of
the sinking of two Norwegian steam
ers off tho Cape Hsttera district.
Th Navy Department bad ao report
on the loss of thee vessels until
survivors landed at New York to
SLIGHT ADDITIONAL CLAIMS.
(By latevMtioaal New 3 ere ice.)
Berlin. Jun 12. Th number of
prisoners taken in th present driv
is increased to mor than 13,000, the
wsr office announced to-day.
FRENCH SCORE IN FLANDERS.
(By lalaraatleaa! News Service.)
London, Jun 12. A successful
raid was carried out in th region
of Locr ia Flanders. Otherwise
ther is nothing to report from th
THINNING THEM OUT.
(By lateraatioaal News 3 series.)
London, Jun 12. Fourteen Ger
man machines wr brought down
by th British yesterday.
NOT SO BOASTFUL.
(By lateraatlewal Newe Service)
Ther wr only local engagements
northwest of Noyon and south of th
A Una, says to-night's war office state
ment VON TIRPITZ WAITING,
further evidence bas been given
that Germany I planning for a gi
gantic naval offensive. Admiral
von Ttrpitx in an interview recently
aaid that after th French and Brit
ish had been puahed back beyond
Paria the atUck would b launched
nd Enc-land driven from ber con
trol of the sees. Allied naval auth
orities are waiting with confidence
any mov on th part of th Gor
SLAVS TIRED OF WAR.
Carmanv and Auatna ar alarmed
over th Slavic ogiUUoa la Austria,
Th Government has given notice
thst say uprising will be suppressed
by fore without pity. Frees com
ment in Germsny and Austria does
not try to hide th anxiety which
th situation to saiag th autaorV
ing Ui Verdun tactic, snd th
French black troop are fighting like
- Paris, Juns 12. On th v of
th evacuation by th school ehlM
rea and wounded and aged from
Pari. h Socialist's appeal Is la
sued, calling upon the people of
France not to accept peace without
victory but fight on and suffer all
sacrifices until the foe is defested.
Paris, Jun 12. Th Germans
hav gained a foothold in th village
of Malieocq on tho height of Croix
Ricard, th war office announced in a
night communique. The French hav
retired on the tin of Bailly Tracy
Leval, west of Napol, the statement
Wsshington, Jun 12. Following
communique from Gen. Pershing waa
announced tonight: "Aside from
continued artillery fighting in Woerve
and taking of prisoners by our pa
trols in Picardy, ther is nothing to
HEW TO LINE
(By btsematiawal Newe Service.)
Washington, Jun 12. It wss dis
closed today that Charles E. Hughs
bss mads an extended inveatigation
of the work of aircraft production.
Tho findings will not only Include s
report on charges of Irregularities
permitted in tho outlay of funds, but
will also giv th nation a compre
hensive statement of the reasons for
the Board's failure to create a large
number of plane for as abroad.
A public hearing of the case of
Rev. H. Boyc Taylor a Murray
Baptist minister, will be held Thurs
day, Juns 13, at 10 o'uock, in th
circuit court room at Murray. An
nouncement that arrangement have
been mad for tho hearing was re
ceived her today by the McCrack-
en county organisation of th Coun
cil of National Defense. Th hear
ing will b held under auapicea of
th Kentucky Council of Defense.
Edward W. Hines, chairman of
th Kentucky council, and Richard
C. StolL chairman of the Commit
to on Public Safety, will be In
charge of the public Inveatigation.
The atat council will conduct a
vigorous prosecution and will hsve
sa sttomey. Mr. Tsylor bss. been
notified thst hs will be given an
opportunity to b heard at th in'
veetigation. Paducah 6un.
JULIEN ROAD SO DESIGNATED
BY COMMISSIONER WILEY.
Stat Road Commissioner Rodman
Wiley has designated the Caledonia
Julian road as ths Federal Highway
from Hopkinsville to Cadis.
This to ths subsUnc of a letter re
ceived yeatarday by County Judge
Hooka from Mr. Wilay.
A proposition was put up to Mr.
Wila soma weeks SffO to designat
aa of th roads as a Federal high
way and th other as aa inier-coumy
seat road, and ia the selection of
th Caledonia road as tho Federal
highway, th Gracey road become
the Inter-county seat road between
Cadis and Hopkins ville. Cesia U
(By later.""' ws Service.)
London, Jun 12. A Russian
wireless dispatch ssys the Germsns
hsve started an offensive on a front
of sixty miles between Vsluika and
arrested and released
leaves the city.
Th msn representing himself as
J. Evans Thomas, a calender sales
man, and who was twice arrested on
suspicion ss a spy and for making
unpatriotic remarks, wss released
again yesterday by Commissioner
Cunningham for lack of what he
termed sufficient evidence to hold
him for further inveatigation.
Thomas had soms worda her with
Mr. Schaffner who waa her with
th pietur. "My Four Year in Ger
many," and mad statement that led
to hia arrest In answer to queationa
by th police and others Thomas
claimed to be a Welahman and said
h had toft a wife and 3 children
there and ram to this country be-
caue th English Government didn't
treat Mm right It is said that he
way very bitter against England snd
seemed to have no love or sympathy
for tho Allies.
Somebody, it to said, delivered
Thomas a very positiv and aignifl-
cant message whil he waa in jail.
stating that any further questionable
remark or conduct on hia part would
b very diataateful to tho people of
Hopkinsville and that it might be
safer for him juat to leave the city
on th first train out after hi ra
le aa and take no chances. Hs left.
and ths city to ssved from a scene.
fix fix Pi-Pi Pi N
FOLLOWING THE FLAG
When Golsy P'Pool reported at
Louisville on hia way to the Great
Lake Naval Training Station where
h expected to be assigned to duty
in th Radio Department of the
Navy, he wss much disappointed to
learn that th Training Station to
ever crowded and no more men can
be received at present Golsy return
ed horn to await further orders
which h expects within a very few
MAJOR SORT HERE.
Msjor Jss. D. Sory. formerly of
Msdisonvills, but now of Csmp Shel
by, Hattiesborg, Miaa., stopped over
her last night for a short visit on
his return from Csmp Merritt, nesr
Nsw York, where he had been to
take some men. Msjor Sory ia better
known her snd st horns ss Dr. Sory.
Whil her h will be the welcome
guest of hi daughter, Mrs. Will
rhaa. oa Water street
Th Major seems to be in the best
of health snd looks every inch
colHier. It to UDon men like him
thst w sre depending to defeat the
Hun on the Western front Welcome
to our city Major, and as often ss
TWO KENTVCKIANS KILLED.
Yesterday's casuslity list eon
tains 128 names, 80 killsd, 85 wound
ed and one missing. Ksntucklans
Killed ia action. Private B. Thom
as Dry dan, riemingsburg, and WiV-
ford Wethington, Casey county.
Died of wounds, Private Sandus
ky Lynch, of Lebanon.
Seveiely wowaxtod. Private Vat P.
White. Kelly., A . .
p CO ELLS
PAID HIS RESPECTS TO THE
HUN IN BURNING WORDS
Ths Chautauqua will doe it
son of on week with a lecture by
Margaret Hall on food conservation
thia afternoon and th American
Glee Club to-night
The program hav been uniformly
good, but th lectur of Lincoln Mc
Connell at th Tsbsrnacla tost night
on ".Who Mad Th Hun waa th
Th attendance waa estimated at
1.200 to 1,600 and it la hoped want
far towards making th season a fi
nancial success. The eloquent orator
was at his best on his f svorit them. .
ii o nrnnniTiMfi
ORDERS RECEIVED BY CORPOR
AL HAMILTON TO CLOSE OF
FICE AND REPORT AT
The recruiting office of the U. 8.
Army which wss located on the
ond floor of the postofflc building
here wss closed yesterday for an
indefinite period. Orders wer re
ceived by Corporal Hamilton Tues
day night to close th recruiting of-,
flee and report at Louisvill on the
earliest possible train. Consequent
ly the office was closed yesterday
morning and Corporal Hsmilton, re
cruiting officer, left on th 11 o'clock
train for Louisvill over th L C
rsilrosd. lis would not state for
what place hs to bound but intimated
that he to being called for overseas.
Corporal Hsmilton cam to Hop
kinsville March, 9, 1917, and has been
here sines snd had built up a wid
acquaintance and many friends. The
first few months after his arrival her
he was exceedingly busy and had
to have considerable help, but the .
new draft law and its operations soon
rendered the offlc her practically
useless snd th closing resulted, la
fact, the duties of th office had
become so few and light that to par
form th duties wss little mora than
a pretense. Corporal Hsmilton was
heard to express th wish mor thaa
ones that hs wishsd th government
would ses At to change his duties
to service st th front
NAVAL STATION FULL.
Enlistments in th navy during'
th past week havs been so heavy,
according to Lieut J. H. Teach, navy
recruiting officer, that ths training
station at Great Lakes to fuli This
means that no mor can be sent from
Louisville to the training station at
present All men now out on leave
with th exception of those who an-
listed in th regular service, will
hav to wait their turn befor going
to th station.
'This ia not ta ba taken as aa in
dication that the navy doss not used
more men," said Lieut Teach. "On
the contrary, we ar still desirous of
enlisting everyone qualified. Instead
of sending them on to the station ia
a week or so after enlistment ss kaa
been tho cuetom during the past
month, the boys enrolling period snd
go homo for sa indefinite period sad
ws will giv them ten dsys' aouc
before they ar to report for training.
Ws hop thst this will mess that
some of th boys will help their
country in getting the crops harvest
ed." Courier Journal.
MR. WATSON'S WILL.
tv. -in th. I.is J. P. Watson.
of Montgomery, wss sdmitted to pre-'
bate In th County Court last stoa,
j it:. .jjMm Mm rtnii4sllal fait
gay. IIW Wllivw. seaim. . f
man Watton, wu nmt4 u txxutn
t)f th Htm, to 4Mt without iwotf
nd tho ontiro ot'oto