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Eatabti.hed 1879 VoL XL-Di!y Vol. 1. No. 83
IIOPKINSVIIJ K, KKNIUCKY. FRIDAY. JUNF, 14, 118.
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Call 44 il yen fell to fat the
Keetecktaa promptly. And tf yee
hee ee-e it.as. pkoao it to the
.teeretary Maker in an address to the
Weet Point railrta Wednesday closed
hla thnllinsr speech with tha follow
ing eloquent peroration:
"I ran imagine that whin tha Cod
of nation ralla tha roll of thoaa who
have been faithful. England will aa,
'I am here with my ahipa and my
men. My losses are gravious, but
my apirit ia unbroken.'
"Italy answers too from tho Alps
to tha Asiago. Bha says, 'My aona ara
here dying and struggling but holding
tho moutnain passes against thoaa who
would rruah us.'
"And France oh, tht beauty and
sublimity of her reaponae, 'I am her
bleeding at every pore. My country
ia part occupied. Tha mother earth
has received to itaelf again hundred
f thouaanda of my dead children.
But our head are high, our determ
ination ia unbroken. They shall not
"And when America answers,
does it not thrill you to hear: 'We
too have rroaaed the danger-infested
seas aa La Fayette and Kochambeau
did long years since; wa have co-or-dins'ed
our work shops and fabricat
ed our materials. We ara marching
hundreiia of thouMmla strong, and w
will continue to be there to the end."
Henry Ford, Detroit automobile
manufacturer, who has been mention
ed as th republican candidate for
United States senator to succeed Wil
liam Alden Smith, whose term ex
pires next year, was endorsed by
' Michigan democrats in conference
k and urged "to become our party
candidate, although ha ia not within
our fold." The endorsement of a
republican candidate by a democratic
conference is unparalleled In Michi
gan political history. What effect
k .ll hw niMa
tho senatorship rsce was not appar
ent. Already former Govs. Fred M.
Warner and Chase 8. Oaborn have an
nounced their candidacy for tha re
pwhrVsn domination, while Truman
H. Newberry, who was a member of
Roosevelt's cabinet, has been Dersist-
ly mentioned for tha office.
Commenting on th new German
offensive the Star says: "The third
phase of th battle which commenced
March 21, may well decide th fate
of Germany. It cannot decide th
fat of th allies for whatever may
ba th issue they will fight on until
America and ;the American army
can turn the scale and deliver th
world from I'rukaia hegemony. Th
German are nut going to win. There
sr great armies of th French and
th British between them and Paris.
W expect these armies, with the
rapidly increasing American army,
to beat them flat. W decline to go
half way toward defeat of any kind.
W believe in victory and nothing
but victory. Wa have beaten th
Germans in a hundred battles suioo
. Mono. W shall beat them now."
Senator Johnson, of California, in
speech called upon tho administra
tion to explain why MaJ. Gen. Leon
ard Wood ia kept at home Instead
. tf being sent to Franc with his di
vision. He said th country was
entitled to know th reason for the
step. Secretary Baker explained
that ha was left "for th good of th
service." It is understood that he
J, would not bo satisfied aa a subordi-
C list to uen. rersning, naving at on
" time out-ranked him.
A new star in th constellation
Aquilla was discovered at Baker,
Or-, by Dr. Ceorge Y. Peter and
Prof. W. II. Conrad, of tha United
State naval ibservatory party ther
to study ths eclipse. It was dis
covered while the scientists were
developing photogrsphic plates of
th eclipse, each seeing It at the
asm tint between Alatair and
Since German submarine began
their raids off th Atlantic coast on
May St. th out put of shipyards
" building . vessels for th shipping
board hss exceeded th sinkings of
American ships by mor than 100,-
OOO deadweight tens. Tha produo.
tioa during Jhis interval has been
twenty-one vessels, totalling HO.-
64S tons. Excluding th vessels sal
vaged, th submsrine destroyed ten
Americsn ships, totaling 8C.0O0
VMI SUFFRAGE IS AO-
VOCAe BY PRESIDENT WILSOHiTO BEDECLARED
Take Leadership In More
nent in Response to Me
mortal and Goes On
Record (or Equal
(By lateraatimal Newa Service.)
Washington Juno 13. President
Wilson today took tha leadership in
th movement for world-wide suffr
age. In striking response to a
memorial from th French union for
suffrage, indorsed by th suffrage
organisation of Great Britain, Bel
gium, Italy and Portugal, ha went
on record that equal franchise rights
shall be definitely established among
all tha nations of the world as the
principal achievements in winning a
m dayCENS- young
IS THE MIST BIRTHDAY ANN!
VERSARY OF STARS AND
(By latermatioMl News Service,.)
"On flag, on land, on heart, on
One nation evermore."
Oliver Wendell Holme.
To-day ia the one hundred and
forty-first birthday anniversary of
tho American flag. The date, June 14.
1777, has been accurately flxed by
th action of th Continental Con
gress. That body was then sitting
in Philadelphia, having moved over
March 4 from a little over two
months' sitting In Baltimore.
Tho Star and Stripes first appear
ed floating over th headquarters of
General George Washington, on th
heights of Cambridge, near Boston,
on January 1. 1776. Thus th Father
of Our Country promulgated his in
dividual declaration of independence.
When th British soldiers saw the
flag they imagined it was a token of
submission, but very soon discovered
The British Register of 1776 says:
"Th rebels burned th King's speech
and changed their colors from a plain
red ground to a flag with thirteen
stripes, as a smybol of their union of
From January 2, 1776, to July 4,
1776, six months elapsed before the
promulgation of tha Declaration of
Independence of the United States
Moreover, almost another year elaps
ed before th national emblem ws
officially sent upon its mission of
universal lovo and liberty. Thus
Wsshington wss one yesr and a half
in advance of Congress in flinging
this "Old Glory" of ours to ths free
air of heaven."
Tho official order of Congress on
June 14 resd aa follows: "Resolved;
That th flag of th thirteen United
States shall be of thirteen stripes of
alternate red and white, with a union
of thirteen stars of whit in a blue
Held, representing a new eonstella
Th report of ths committee who
designed and passed upon the flag
read aa follows: "Th stars of th
flag represent a new constellation of
States, rising in the west. Th idea,
ia taken from th great constellation
Lyra, which, In the handa of Or-
uheus. signifies harmony. Tha blue
i nth Held ia taken from th edge
of th covenanters' banner in Scot
land, aigniflcant of a league Coven
ant of th United Bute against op
pression. Tha stars are disposed in
circle symbolising tha perpetuity
of tha Union; tha ring, signifying
eternity. Th thirteen stripes with
tha thirteen stars show th number
of united colonies, arid denote ' th
suhordinstion of th States to th
Union, a well a equality among
(Continued on fourth Pig)
DEMOCRATS SPLIT ON UNDER
WOOD RESOLUTION CAUS
ING ITS DEFEAT.
(By laterwatioaal News 3 err lea.)
Washington, June 13. By a vote
of 41 to 34 th Senate this afternoon
defeated the Underwood resolution
to limit debate for the period of
wsr. Six Rrpublirsns and 28 Dem
ocrats voted for tho resolution. 12
Democrats snd 29 Republirsns op
posed it. The vote was a surprise,
it havens; been thought that Demo
crats would vote together on the
support of the measure.
ARE HERE ON AN OFFICIAL VIS
IT TO THE DAVIS MONU
MENT. Gen. George W. Littlefield. Con J
federate veteran and prominent bank
er, of Austin, Tex., who last yesr
donated $40,000 to the Jefferson
Davis monument fund, arrived in the
city last night with Gen. Bennett It.
Young and his secretary and met a
party of prominent citizens at Hotel
Latham for dinner. In this party
were Mr. and Mrs. John Stites, Mr.
snd Mrs. John T. Edmunds, Senator
and Mrs. Frank Rives, Mr. and Mrs.
C. Underwood, Mrs. R. T. Stowe.
President of the U. D. C. Chapter
The purpose of the visit of the
gentlemen here is to plan for th
completion of the Je.Terson Davis
obelisk, now about 100 feet high.
They will visit Fairview and inspect
th work already done and consider
further plans to complete th struc
ture, which is to be 351 feet high.
It wan announced that Gen. Little-
field has added $15,000 more to th
(40,000 already given to the monu
At nine o'clock the visitors, accom
panied by several local people, left
the city for Fairview to spend the
1 Oeueral vbiw X a Canadian
Infantry on its wsy to relieve troops that sre hard pressed by the advaadaf OoraaaMa Dit
9UTt TUB BKJluruUthlae-s-un skUm palatial caevroM e hU em. , . ' ' ,
(By International News ferries.)
London, Jan lY The exchange
telegraph Amsterdam correspondent
says tha German Admiralty proposes
to declare tre.r4.tiw ass th east
cm coast of Mexico to Canada a
danger lane. Warning to that effect
will be given neutral.
(By laUraaUooal Mows Service.)
Wsshington, Jun IS. A commun
icstion from Gen. Pershing issued to
night say that yesterday afternoon
the American troops north of Chateau-Thierry
raptured th last of tha
German "positions in "Bellesu wood.
taking fifty prisoners and a num
ber of msrhint funs and trench mor
tars, in addition to those taken th
preceding day. A heavy German at
tack earlier was completely broken
ITS " LOYALTY
(Be latarnatienal News Servise.)
St Paul,. June 13. Loyalty and
service by union men until freedom
shall ba tha common rights . of .all
people, waa pledged yesterday in a
telegram sent to President Wilson by
tho American Federation of Labor
Convention, which also declared la
bor would do its part at bom and
at the front and "share )he burdens
and sacrifices." . I
LYNCHING IN ARKANSAS.
Early, Ark., June 13. Elton Mit
chell, a negro was lynched by mob
to-night following th shooting' and
wounding of Mrs. Wm. Langston,
wife of a planter by whom' he was
There are 36 killed, 148 wound
ed and four miaaing In action in
Thursday's casualty list Two Ken
tuckisns sre nsmed: Corporal Mart
Gentry, of Weaver, killed In action.
and Privste David W. Brock, of
Cleveland, severely wounded.
annuuuiUoo dump suj eucau,puMjt aeax
ADVANCE OF SEVERAL MILES
MADE ON MACEDONIAN
(By lateraatioaal News Service.)
Paris, June 13. An important al
lied advance on the Macedonian front
was announced by tho war office to
night. Progress was mad to depths
of mors 4hsn nin mile on front
of eleven snd a quartsr miles anJ
eleven village were taken.
AFTER A PLEASANT AND PROF
ITABLE JUNE MEETING
The Athenseum met last night in
tha last meeting for the season and
adjourned until September.
The net proceeds of th "eatless
banquet" in May were donated to
th local Red Cross, about $64.
Th business sffairs were transact
ed first as several memucrs were
m another meeting ia the early part
of tha evening. Before tha pro
gram wss begun Gen. Geo. W. Lit
tlefield. Gen. Bennett H. Young and
Mr. John W. Buchanan were invited
to be present, but after appearing
they excused themselves to go to
Tha program was then carried oat
with IS members present
Dr. C. M. Thompson read moat
entertaining paper on "Palestine and
Jerusalem," from 2,000 years B. C.
up to th capture of tho Holy City
by th Allies last December.
He wss followed by Judge W. T.
Fowler on "Food Conservation," who
discussed ths food shortage from
many view points and closed th
yesr's work with moat timsly topic.
Both papers were discussed at length.
Those present were Vic President
J. A. McKenxie, H. W. Linton, Pot
tos White, C. M. Thompson, G. C.
Koffman, Ira L. Smith. L. II. Davis,
F. M. 8tites, W. T. Fowler, J. W.
Downer, Chaa. M. Meacham, Geo. E.
Gary, J. G. Gaither, T. C. Under
wood. Frank Rives, Ed U Weathers,
and A. H. Eckles.
t front S Column at Brttlah
ef Caaadla arasorssl
J. 1 1
THE FRENCH ARE
(By lateraatiewal Newa Service.)
London, Jun 13. Th Germans
were agsln "stonewslled" by th
French throughout th day between
Montdidler and th Oise. After they
had been thrown back across th
Mats river, near Its confluence with
tha Oise and th French left, between
Courcall and north of Merry, they
suffered new terrific losses in vsin
efforts to bresk th French hold. In
th Oise-Aisns triangle they did not
renew th attempt to push the French
further Booth ward. Th French
scored aa advance of a mile and
quarter south of th Aisn in th
canter lino between th river and
tha Villers Cotterets forest
Paris, Juna 13. In German coun
ter attack en th French front be
tween Controllers and th region
north of Mery, th Germane were
thrown back with heavy losses, war
office announced to-night In the
afternoon th Germans temporarily
succeeded in penetrating the French
lines north of Corey, but they were
thrown back and th French posi
Between the Aisne and Villers
Cottert th Germane were repulsed
en the greater part of th attacking
front - They succeeded, however, in
establishing a foothold in Laversine.
They attempted to debouch from
Courvit. bu( f rf repulsed.
London, June 18. Forty-eight
prisoner, were taken by the British
in last night's successful operation at
Morris, Flanders, to-night's report
from Gen. Hsig states. Six mschine
guns were captured.. Artillery ac
tivity ia reported in different sectors
of the Briton front today.
Fneis la Albania.
Vienna.' June 13. The war office
issued following statement to-night:
"The French advanced in Albania was
brought to a standstill."
British Steaasr Sunk.
London, June 13. A British armed
boarding steamer waa torpedoed and
sunk by a submarine June 6, the
Admiralty announced. Seven men
ARTILLERY ACTIVE IN ITALY.
(By Intarwatiawal News Service.)
Rome, June 13. Intermittent ar
tiRrry actrrity on the mountain front
between the Brente and Piave rivers
wss reported in today'a war office
400.000 POUNDS OF BOMBS.
(By lateewaiiawal News Service.)
London, Juna 13. British flyers,
cooperating wtb the French on the
front of the new German attack,
brought down fifteen German ms
chine yesterday. One British ma
chine ia miaaing. Twsnty tons of
bombs ware dropped on railroads.
SOUNDS LIKE BRITAIN.
stioul News Service.)
Berlin, June 13. Thirty-five en
tente aeroplanes were shot by Ger
mans the last two days, say an of
FIVE AVIATORS KILLED.
Washinton, June 13. Aviation
accidents during the week ending
June 1, caused five casualities, the
wsr departments summary tonight
ssid. Two deaths occurred at Tal
iaferro field at Fort Worth, Tex
and one each at Taylor field.
gomsry. Ale.. Hailehurst Held. M
ela, h. I., and Kelly field, San
Washington, June 13. A n
rins corps casuality list made public
today carries seventeen names,
showing eleven men killed in action,
two who died ef wounds and four
severely wounded. Capt. John
Blanchfleld, ef Brooklyn, died ef
weaai reeeived ia action.
OWN AT CORCV
LOSING THEIR BOASTFULNESS.
(Dy lateraatioaal News Service.)
Berlin. June 13. To-night's war
office statement says: "Position un
changed. Local engagementa south
of Ypres, southwest of Noyon, and
south of the Aisne."
REPEAT OLD CLAIMS.
(By International News Service.)
Berlin, June 13. The number ef
prisoners taken by the Germans' dur
ing the present drive has tn crises J
to 15,000 and 150 anna hare been
captured, the war office announced
MAY AID RUSSIA.
(By International Newa Service.)
Washington, June 13. The poe-
: L. : 1 : . : itn.j . -
1UII11IEI II i n M 1 1 1 II HMniL On I H
aid Russia wss discussed to-day in
prominent Allied quarters.
THE BATTLE OF NOYON.
Details concerning the beginning
of the battle between Montdidier and
the Oise show that on Sunday morn
s Tcur'cen German divisions (sbout
1JO.0U0 men) Joiend in the first on
slaught Of these five chosen divi
sions were detailed to break through
the center of the French line. These
included regiments of guards and
All the units engaged had been
brought to full strength, having been
reinforced after the March sad May
offensives. Since the beginning ' Of
the battle other divisions hsve been
thrown into the line.
The allies, who had suspected thst
an attack was about to begin, were
spread in deep formations, the first
lines being just sufficiently manned
to delay the enemy's rapid progress
until ths action developed, and in
the meantime falling bacU, f.-hting
to the real line of defense. Owing
to his great strength, the enemy
succeeded in forcing his way through
a depression forming the center of
the allies' position, but the flanks
were held more firmly.
The Germsn objectives for the
first dsy were Tricot, Mery and Bel
loy. Tha last two they managed to
capture on Monday after terrific
fibhting, but their hold was but tem
porary, for the French with wonder
ful dash, came back yesterday and
forced them to retire, sorely pun
ished. The second day's objective waa
Compiegne, but his arrival there waa
prevented, and he ia stitl aome dis
It is the general impression that
the battle will continue for aome
days, during which other slight
fluctuations in the line may occur,
but the evident results of their first
dash sre disappointing to the Ger
mans who, seeing themselves held
here, may turn their attention ebva
where. On a width of battle front three
thousand yards in extent, no fewer
thsn four German divisions (more
than (0,000 men) were preparing
to hit a hard blow when the French
Tuesday launched a highly success
ful attack southeast of Montdidier.
The density of the German troops
wss fatal for them because the SB
tents allied army machine guns,
riflemen snd aviators ware able to
sim at point blank range into these
masses of men. This concentrated
fire did terrible execution.
The battle continued throughout
th night and into th early hours
Wednesday morning when the eay
tenia allies niada a further advance
y i the east of Mery which ia a most
1 ' w - "
."owsrds the center the enemy
ched several attacks but ths
tsld firmly although some snem;
xhments succeeded in fllterin
Into the Msts valley through ths
Yard by yard the' French fought
while the Germens tried to push then
back by sheer force of nuoiber
F.vcntuelly the enemy succeeded l
gaining a bttls ground but a t'a
jert of f earful. sacri'fe.