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DtablUhed 1879 Vol XL-Daily Vol. 1. No. 88
HOPKINSVILLE, KEN I'UJKV, T''''.1)0 Y, JUNF. 20, 118.
"ic 3 Ctnl,
Call 44t If r lU W get
KmImVU Bewespll. Am if ft
have a aew hoe, phew M to the
. ! "
Uncle Sam goes upon the theory
that a brewery In tha hand to worth
two in tha Buach.
New print ha taken another Jump
In price and postage rstes have been
Incressrd 2S per rent.
Harry Sommera to back on tha Job
hi the editorial office of the Elisabeth
town News, Joshing Jim Lemon
writing hia obituary In advance.
Lieut Pat O'Brien, who was bore
recently, fell S.000 feet at Ban An
tonio, Tel., the other day and crawW
ed oat of the wreck worrying because
he tore his new pants.
Gov. J. A. Burnquiat hai
renominated for Governor la the
Minnesota Republican convention. W.
L Comstock waa nominated by ths
Grace Lusk, who was found guilty
of murrirr in the Ant degree for
slaying Mr. Mary Newman Roberts,
wifs of Dr. Dsvid Roberts, former
State vstcrinariaa at Waukesha, Wto.
waa declared by a board of alienists
to bs sans and waa sentenced by
Judge Martin Lueck to
A dispatch from Geneva, Switser -
land, ssysi Ths Tribune says It
learna front a reliable source that
Field Marshall von Hindenburg to suf
fering from sn acute nervous disease
that his mental capacity to much
fected, and that he to confined in
private sanitarium. The newspaper
adds that Hindenburg took no re
sponsible part In the recent offensive
en ths western front, ths work being
chiefly done by Gen. Ludendorff.
One of ths most drastic laws pass
ad by tha last legislature related to
disorderly and Immoral houses. This
law will become effective on next
Tuesday. It became a law without
tha signature of the governor. It pro
vides that rry disorderly or Immoral
rrsnrt can be put out of business by
injunction proceedings. . This action
rsn w taken by the commonwealth'
attorney, county attorney or m priv
Miss Stusrt Briggs, who has been
attending Pcsbody College for teach
srs and gar dusted in ths Scisncs
course but week, will return to her
home at Locust Dais, Vs., tomorrow
after a visit of a week to Mrs. .Tom
Garnett on the Bradahaw pike.
Will Campbell has presented on
of his soldier friends In Bowling
Green with a home-made ' dagger,
especially fitted for cutting throats.
His frisnd has promised to use It ea
ths wsy to Berlin. .
W. EL Graves and Miss Celestins
Craves are visiting in CinelnnnaU.
i Miss Msry Bsker. of Cerulean, to
visiting J. T. Hill's family on E. 7th
! ', Mrs. Crovsr C Koffman left yes
terday morning on tha accommodation
for Humboldt, Tenn., to visit rela
tives. She will probably bs away un
td tha Drat of August
I Misses Clyde Connsll and Dsns
Mas Brockrogg left last night for
Kansas City for several weeks visit
to Mrs. R. L. Rickey, an aunt of Clyde
Mr. Bailay Allen, brother of Mrs.
Ella Hanson of this city. Is very
A at ba bom near piarksvills.
Appendicitis to feared.
Mrs. E. C. Evan, of Paducah, and
Mrs. Margaret Berry, ot Morgan
field, are guests of Mrs. Otho Ander
son on 8. Main street
, Clyds W. Smithson, of Camp
Taylor, to at horn on short visit
to bis parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
Smithson, near Oak Grovs.
Miss Msud Thompson, of Auburn
. , Is visiting her aunt Mrs. M. J. Moors.
Miss Lula May Miller to ths guest
f Mrs. A. K. Goodwin.
. Mtoa Katharine Kmry, of Kopkina
' vllls. Is visiting her aunt Mrs. Head
to. Ill Baysrd Park Drivs.
. , . Mrs. Nsnnls McPhsrson, of Jack
. son, Miss., to ths guest of ths fsmily
sf H. L. Mcrherson.
Mrs. Grace Raw! Grssnfell left
last night for 8. Dakota to Join her
husband WB0 1 ravivnl singer,
v. Lusla Fowler and fsmily htv
feus is Alabama to reside.
mini; Oil ITAUAII MT
(By lateraatlewal News Service.)
London, Juno 19. Heavy lighting
still rages on the Pi are , the war office
announces to-night , Tha Austrian
have mads no further progress. Ths
Aostrtons' bridge fcav been d
stroysd by ths flood from ths swoV-
(By lateraatiewal New Service.)
Washington, Jane 19. Labor
leader. in the house today forced
ths detaat.of the Senate amendment
to ths 'naval approprtaUona bill to
I permit the" payment of bonuses to ship
yard workmen for "speeding up. By
tha vote of Jte to 17 the bill wss
1 sent Wat 40 vimf trance for further
smendement ' to eliminate this pro-
I vision. V
TO FORCE VOTE
Washington, June 19. Suffragists
decided todsy to force vote on ths
8uaaa B. Anthony amendment In the
Senate, June ST. Ths Senate
Committee made this decision this af
ternoon. A two-thirds vote to re
quired for it to
(D latarwatinaal New Service.)
Washington, Juns 19. A military
xpsdition to be driven into Siberia
against ths Germans wss urged by
two United State Senators to-day,
Lewis, of Illinois, and Fall, of Now
(By lateraaliaaal Newe Service.)
Basel. June 19. M. Malinoff has
been called upon by King Ferdinand,
of Bulgaria, to form a Coalition cab-
net, according to German advice.
The government to again calling
for some volunteers to Uks special
training at government expense fit
ting them for service behind the lines
snd at ths front There are several
classes of positions and specially
qualified man .only can enter. Abo
only class on men of ths draft are
accepted.. The call to for whits men
of soms sducation and training along
certain lines. This call to open for
today and tomorrow only. Anyone.
J est ring to Uks such training should
so ths 'oeal board at one for parti
A patriotic meeting will bs held
at Sharon church, at Beanettstown,
Saturday night at t :i0 o'clock. There
will bs several aaeellant speakers
and wybsdr to Invited to attend.
1 G ANTS
I Ml HE
Dili ALLIES HOLD
GETS FIVE YRS.
LEXINGTON JURY WAS OUT ON.
LT THREE HOURS BEFORE
Islington, Ky., Juns 19 Harry
Tsppan was found guilty of killing
Andrew Anderson and sentenced to
serve five years in ths reformatory
late Tuesdsy. The jury was out only
Msry Gill testified Tsppan had
shot her and, threatened to kill An
derson. She stated shs had been
hit by a bullet from Tappan's re
volver Just under the left breast.
snd that the ball cams out at her
side. Shs said be also fired another
hot at bar.
Sarah Wallace, a woman who wss
living at Mary Gill's bouse. Mid
Tappan fired twice through the front
door. It was ono of these shots
that to supposed to hsvs killed An
Tappan gave hia testimony late
thia afternoon. He stated that Bam
Gilt a brother of Mary Gill, had
taken money which he had given
him to boy beer with and bad brought
back six bottle. II admitted hav
ing taken soma drink.
He said hs went to the Cill house
to find a girl ho knew and was
grabbed by Sam GUI and Anderson,
sach holding him by an arm.
Ha stated thst Mary Gill hit him
three times. Hs showed a scar on
his head. Tha defense also displayed
is cost which wss stained by blood.
which hs claimed had run down
from his besd.
Tsppsn said hs drew his pistol ami
shot Mary Gill. As hs rsn from
ths bouse someone shouted "They'll
get you through ths front door."
Upon hesring this he claimed to
hsvs turned and shot twlcs at the
door, which he saw was open. One
of these shots to supposed to hsvs
been the ono which killed Anderson.
Whether the Government will aid
Tappan was not indicated to-day.
He was In uniform when hs did ths
FOLLOWING THE FLAG
J. B. Hester, merchant at Oak
rove, Ky., and who to qualified for
limited service under the draft has
been sccepted by ths Y. M. C. A. war
work council for secretary and will
report at Headquarter in New York
uly 1 for overseas ssrvics.
Rsv. Thomas Chapman left yester
day morning at 9:30 and will report
at Y. M. C. A. Headquarters in Nsw
York on the morning of July 1. Hs
has been accepted as secretary for
Jack Rollow, the son of Dr. S. J.
Rollow, of Edgotea,' Ky., sends his
fathsr a card notifying him of his
ssfs arrival overseas. Hs to vol
unteer in the marine corps.
k rVh fct h
It appearing In yesterday's sdi-
tioa of ths Nsw Era that I had susd
W. L. Mitchell for divorce and
120,000 alimony. I wish to say that it
was aU don through a mlataks and
thers to nothing to It
Mrs. Tollis Klrkman Mitchell.
Eyes tested, lenses ground.
IS ASKED FOR' BEGIN SOON
PREMIER CLEMENCEAU WANTS
"SECRETARY OF FRANCO
(By lateraatiewal News Service.)
Paris, Juns 19. To bring about
the maximum efficiency in war, co
operation between the United Suites
and Franco, Premier Clemenceau to
day recommended to President Puin
csrs the creation of "Secretary of
Franco-America affairs," naming a
the most capable man for such a por
tion Andre Turdieu, who, ('lrnienccHu
urges, should hsvs authority to co
ordinate tha work of military pre
pardnees in the United States wit'i
execution work In France. u;ply nil
the needs of the American furors
n Frsncs aa wsll as the French iu-v Li
in the United 8tate.
TO BE CLEANED
FISCAL COURT ' MAKE NEW
STATE LAW OPERATIVE
Tha roadsidss of all public roads
in Chriatian county are to he i lcHrH
of all weeds and shrubbery snd all
hedges are to be kept trimmed down
to a height that wih snaure a present
able appearance. The new atate Inw
passd at ths last session of the lejr
islature provides that public road
shall bo so cleared but leaves it for
the fisesl court to put it into opera-
lion a ths needs of ths county may I
appear. Tuesday ths fiscal court!
passed an order putting the law int
operation In this county. I
It provides that between July 1 a:i.l J
uku.;1 20 the person or persons own-1
ing or controlling lands outside of 1
the incorporated towns of the coun- 1
ty, shall hsvs all weeds, bushes.
shrubs and ovsrhsnging limbs of trees 1
and other obstructions removed and ,
carried away. Also it provided that j
all hedgea growing along the mad.i
must be kept trimmed to a height not ,
exceeding five fet these trimmings
to be removed also. .
Road Engineer Dillman was In-'
true ted to give proper notice in odi
clal form of thia action at once an I
.e that tha order to enforced.
LEADING SOUTH CHRISTIAN
FARMER SUSTAINS A BAD
Mr. John W. Garnett- full from
the loft of hia hay barn yenturday 1
at hia homo near KdHeti about
one o'clock and was so ba.lly in
Juried that tha full extent of h's
injuries waa not evident hut niubt. 1
lis struck on soms timbers mil li .
head was cut aad for a while bo w '
unconscious. It to feared that ii
skull was fractured. Mr. Gurnett h.n
but one arm and ths stump of his arm
snd ths shoulder ,n bIm badly ;
bruised and lacerated. At a lul
hour last night he was eulTorm- in
tense pain and hia injur iei were con
sidered very dangeretik
Dr. W. S. Petri, of Fairview, wh
waa operated oa at the Stuart Hua
pital severs! days sgo and later
removed to the home -of hit sister,
Mrs. J. T. Danforth. en K. Ninth
street to very low and late last night
his condition was reported unehani;e I.
' CHy af Many Mills.
: Tb Catfish city ot Slwtticld has x
teal saast'-Ctrrtr J coocerna.
HOME COMPANY PREPARING TO
5INK OIL WELLS IN THIS
The National Oil A Refining Com
puny, which wss orgsnixed recently
by home people for the purpose -of
ievelping the oil industry in this
county- snd the and the adjoining
county of Caldwell, has purchased
already two drillHg outfits. On of
r.vM- iih already arrived and is on
ths ground at Bainbridgs this county,
plsced upon the compsny's leas. Thi
maenine will be started soon drilling
well .No. 1.
Tha other rig purchased has not
yet urrivtd but when it does it will
! located on ons of ths company'
Vu-ea near Princeton where well No.
-' v.iil he sunk at the earliest possible
'1 litre is sbundsnt evidence of s
I'll supply of oil in ths section lying
between Iloiikinsvillo snd Princeton
Mirn-n-ling Cerulean. In fact thers
re several places where crude oil
it jilroady flowing out of the ground
ud hue been tested as to quality.
About fifteen thousand acres bsve
bt-rn U'Haed in the above named aec
ii'.n. Thia large acreage will afford
idi nty of trrritory for expansion once
cl-vrlopiiient is started.
Many local people here and at
Princeton are inveating in tha Nation
al Oil t Refining Co., with a view to
developing the oil industry in these
c -jr.'icn and thereby reamii auK.
"taiuial profits from their invest
ments. Everyone who desires to see
a great industrial development here
along the line of oil production might
well consider becoming a stockholder
in a home concern.
TO TfLL ABOUT
WAR SAVINGS STAMPS IN
STEECH AT TABERNACLE
'llic U. S. Government is sending
I'u.' ce Tupper, of Philadelphia, to tell
''. people of Hopkinaville and Chrto
; ' iin n unty just what a great part
m th s war, the thrift sticker are
: .da;, in);. Mr. Tupper is a moat inter
it tit? icuker and will hold your at
I tin (ion as few other war speakers
He will be with us tonight and
it is lirpcd that . every American
ritixon of the town snd county will
hear him. Mr. Tupper csn b with
: us only one night so pleass let svery
one cums to hear him.
The Trigg county wool pool
amounting to 7S37 pounds wss sold
ut t'adu Mondsy to S. Sacks of this
eity. J he prices rsnged from 47c
tu J 1 1 i c per pound. The entire pool
v.ii sh.ppcd here and is being pre
I'ired fur the market
SELL TAINTED MEAT.
laleraatieael News Service. )
I ;-i'w ior, june 1 v. r.vmence
I ihut huire iuantitiee of tainted meat
hai been sold to ths Government by
j pa ker for the army aud navy was
1 bruiiKbt out todsy in sn investigation
i c.ii !uid by special examiner Pat-
tenon of tha Federal Trade Commia-
THE OLD STORY.
Interaatioaal New Service.)
fcerl.n, June 19. The war offic
r. -ht buUvtin merely ssys, "there
is notk ng nw to report. "
SAM WILL PUT
MILLION MEN IN
SUNDAY IS BIG
WAR SAVINGS STAMPS DRIVE
WILL RECEIVE BIG PUSH
FROM MANY SPEAKERS.
Everybody and bia dog wiQ b out
Sunday afternoon la every section
of the county to hear many speaker
tell of th Government's appeal to
very man, woman and child to in
vest In Thrift Stamps and War Sav
ings Stamp. Our boys under arms
are fighting for our national Ufa and
our people must save aad support
them. This story will bs told la
Following ara the speakers and
places for Sunday, Juna 2S, at S JO
A. H. Ecklee,
C. M. Meacham,
R. C. Ware,
Mr. C. M. Msachara,
Miss Agnes Flack.
J. A. McKensis,
Pettu Whit, .' '. " '
O. H. Andfrson.
CeMUtiai 8 sheet,
W. T. Fowler,
R. E. Cooper, .
Mrs. R. E. Cooper,
Mrs. F. P. Thomas,
Mrs. W. T. Fowler.
C. R. Clark.
J. M. Neblett.
C. F. Johnson.
Mis Frances Summers, -
Miss Msry Clark,
Miaa Martha Ellia Soyars,
Mrs. J. M. Neblett
Mrs. C. R. Clark.
J. B. Allenaworth.
Perry Schawl Hews.
Ira L. Smith,
H. A. Robinson.
L. E. Foster.
G. C. Koffmaav
M. E .Bacon,
Mrs. M. E. Bacon,
Mrs. L. E. Foster.
T. C. Underwood,
M. C. Forbes,
Mrs. T. C. Underwood.
Siakiag Fork Chare,
Paul 8. Powell,
Mrs. Ed Barnes,
Pleases! Hill Chaffs.
Miss Kstis McDsnisL
Haddes School '
T. J. Mc Reynolds,
Mrs. John Stites.
Ed L. Weathers,
Mrs. Ed L. Weathers,
Mrs. George Kelb,
8. Y. Trimble.
Mrs. Henry Franks,
Mr. W. B. Anderson.
Other Spaakiage Aswi
Cracey, Friday, Juan SI, t:S0
Newstead. Friday, Juea II, 1:10
Bennettatown, Saturday, Juna tl,
Sharon Church, Saturday, Juno, tt,
H SO o'clock,
Herndoo School Bon, Monday,
June ti, :30 e'cloek.
E-Ia-ot., Titsnday, Juno k tJO
(Bv lateeaatiesutl flews. Service.)
Washington, Juns 19. It to ths be
lief that Congress will order an army
of 4,000,000 men by the end of tha
year. Ths ordinance department has
prepared a nw rifl delivery schedule
which will guarantee arming of new
men as soon, as they reach tralnirj
camps. In addition provision will b '
mads for srmlng St least ono million ' -home
gusrd units. -
(By lateraatiomal Newe Service.)
London, June 19. Twenty' "Ger
man machines were brought down by
ths British yesterday. Eight British
machines ar missing. Field Marshal
Ilaig in night report tells of a sue-
cusaful British raid northeast of Be-
thune and the repulse of a German
raid east of Hobuterne. German ar
tillery "has been somewhat more
activs" in Albert sector and at Locrs
and D.ckebush Lake in Flanders, he
(By latevwatioaal News Serviee.)
London, Juno 19. Twenty-one
German destroyers and several sub
marines hsmmsd in, in ths Brusrea
docks and canal to a result of ths
recent British naval blockading opor
ations sgsinst tha German submarin
base on ths Flanders coast according
to Parliamantory Secretary Mac no
mar In tha House of Common thi
TON OF BOMBS
(By UteraaUeaal Newa SeevUs.)
American Army in France), Juno
!9. Five of our bombing planoa
last night dropped thirty-eight SO
pound bombs on tha railroad station
of Couflsns. Flames were observed
on tracks and in yards. . Several ene
my planes sngsged our machines, bat
latter returned safely to our lines.
(By laterwatteetal Newe Serviee.)
London, June 19. General revolt
rages in Kieff and to spreading
through the Poltava and Sberninguff
districts. In Peltava 4.000 armed
volunteers ar leading ths revolt
Continuous street fighting prevail
(By latermatieaal Newe Serviee.)
Fort Worth. Tex., June 19 Lieut
enant H. C Kelly, an instructor la
Aviation, was killed thi afternoon
at Beabrook field, when hi machine
COMMITTED TO PRISON.
(By lateewatieMl New. Serviee.)
Wauepun, Wis., Juns 19 Grses
Lusk, slayer of ths wifs of Dr. Eob
srta, wss committed to the) State
penitentiary this afternoon to
a 10 year sentence tor murder.