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' ' DAILT REN TUCK I AN "
July 8. U8
AMERICAN SOLDIERS SHOWN
KIND OF FOE THEY ARE
Th. teachings which hav. knitted'
tha German peopia imo a ..-
under the rule of tha war and
rrueaiana never better expreea
ad than In tha letter of a German j
achool girl which haa been reprinted
widely In Europe. Thie truly re
markable etdenre of Hun desire foi
rorM domination haa been given to
thousands of American aoldiera. ao
that they may aea Just what aort of
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low nrj mrm p"'
In a letter to titT parent Lieut
Arthur R. Knott, Princeton 'IT aemU
home a copy.
The letter waa turned over to the
university and published In tha wai
record committee of Princeton Alum
The 'letter and introduction pub
lihed by the Princeton paper fol
"The following letter written by
Prussian achool girl to a friend In
Switierland ia published for tha in
formation of thoae inclined to think
that Germany wa forced in tha war
Tha frirl's father ia a public official
ml ah, slthourh young, ia only re-
.u , k.. .1.1. r.
.. I . t t. .u ij .'the traffic eAcer. The driver signal
... , rT.-v'a anriH ia mind
I.ka thia of Germany . gmH ir mini
"It ia we
at all timea In order tnai our sympa-
. u . j ik. I
thtes may not be wasted en tha enm-1
, v.-tj u:. i .-j -
mercv !h th i'fn', 0t - 0fflf,
yaUing for - i.B(f .r0fWrf. diagonally U tha right
' m . .... hand curb in tha direction ha desires
20th July 191.!.
, to go.
- 'f'y .lear U.uise The content, Tn objert j( requiring tha driver
of your last letter would hava hurt Lining to turn to the left to draw
ma had I not known that your
thoughts of our glorious war result
ed from sheer ignorance.
You are in a country rendered
effeminate by the influence, of old
fashioned idea of liberty, a country
wh'ch ia at least two centuries ba
hind ours. You are in need of a
gjo.1 linae of Prussian culture.
' 'It ia evident that you. a Swiat
g'.rl, with your French sympathies
cannot understand how my heart, the
heart if a young German girl. pa
sir n-trly desired this war. Speaking
of it ne years ago my fathel
said lo ts: "Children, tlennany a.
avlt r-r t-o urnll for us. boh'I
have f ) e li Kranre ayaiii in ordr'
tj fed n'oi rooni." I it our fault
if rr.Mire vill not understand that
more money and land ia necessary
'And you reproach us that out
soldiers hava been very cruel to thelh
Belgian rabble, and you apeak also of i Senator Tillman waa born in Edgo
the de,truction of Rheims and of theeld County. S. C August 11. 1847,
burning of village and towna. Well.th" son of a farmer and a farmer
thia is war.' A in every other under- himself in early life. But his sobri
taking. we are pal maater of war. 1et of "Pitchfork Ben waa gained
"'You hava a great deal to learn ' I In rough and readjr way in which
before you ran coma op to our etand-
ards, and I ran assure you that what!
haa been dona so far is a mere bags
telle rompured with what wilt follow
" 'As a matter of fact there la but
on race worthy of ruling tha world
and whUh h:ia renlly attained the
highest degree of civilisation. That
race is ours, the Prussiana; for al
though we Ccrmana in general arc
brd of the world, tha Prussians are
undoubtedly the lord par excellence
lm'ti ta Germans.
All other nations, and among
irm, unionunaieiy, ma owise an
degenerate and of inferior worth
That ia why I hav always been so
p-oud of being a true Prussian.
" 'Yesterday, again, our pastor ex
plained to us convincingly that our
first parents, Adam and Eva, were
also Pruasians. That ia quite eaay to
understand, because tha Bibla tells
us that tha German God created Us
all after hia own imago. If, than, all
men are descended from Adam and
hi wife. It follows that only Prus-
siana, or at least Germans, ought to
exist In the world, and that all who
push on and prosper ought to belong
tu us. You may admit that that k
Irg.c, and that ia why our motto ia
"God with us, Germany abov. every
thing." ." 'You know now why wo wished
this war. Is It not shameful that oth
er nations, who have no right to ex
istence on tha earth, wish to domin
ish our heritage! W are th. divine
fru't and tha other, are only weeds
That ia why our great emperor ha
decided Jo put an end to all theaa in
justices and to extirpate tha weoda.
Do you understand that now? I re
main your school friend,
" 'Daughter of tha Btete Councilor oi
Referring to tha latter Lieutenant
( "Thia show very completely Just
how the kaiser gets ao much support
f in hia poor ; Idiotic people. Ha
v o yysteni of education la Just for
. . -IUM, uf teaching them hia own
; - t ...
lUala that be and they are It, anl
for hie tvi nefarlowe deeds.
"It may take a yeara, K may
b only all month, but from what
wa havo learned ow her that na
tion m tut ba ao aoundly walloped
that H wiH never raaaa any mora
"Once tha United Bute gets aUrt
ad and I with to haaren wa wart
II raady whan tha Lusltanla want
down Just you watch for a littla
movement toward Berlin I I believe
wa will make every ona ait up and
It to aara encouraging to aaa how
uhtrX- iAm9 eraubacribed.
,erythinc organised for Ion eer
ica. food controHed, ate, should re
mind Kaiaar Bill tawt wa me a busi
ness. Tha Homo laomal, Mcrfrees
"THE LEFT HANO TURN.
Louiivilla'a new tramV law
for a" left haml tarn."
In speaking of tha "left band tarn
Chief Petty called attention to the
fact that ita inclusion in the; new law
wa necaaaary to avoid conflict with
the State law, which, ha said, ia th
het and only answer to the atorm
of adverse rriticiam which H bat
aroused. On tha other band, howev
er, h aaid that at tha recent conven
tion of polica chief at Kan City
he wa assured by tha chief of aev
'eral larger citiea than Louisvillc
I where aimilar law hava been in oo
'eration for eeveral year have work
ed admirably and with a minimum
I I'nder the law tha 'left hand turn
b made only on ignal from
'hia intention to the officer and drawr
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peoache the interaection to open tne"
1 . .
way tot tha traffie behind him while rAp,
to tha center of tha street and await
tha signal of the- traffic officer, Chief
Petty explained, ia to secure pro tec
jtjo from .nd to trrfkt approaching
from tha opposite direction and at the
same time avoid delay t traffic trav
eling in tha same direction previous
ly held by tha driver wishing; to make
the turn. This is especially wary
he said, in the event of heavy traffic
BENJAMIN RYAN TILLMAN.
Kur mora than n generation Sen
ator Tillman ha been ona of the
I most picturesque and powerful fig'
urea in public and political lira In the
j South. During hi last campaign one
I of the appeal that ha made to his
Iconatituency for re-election was that
wished to "die in tha harness.
pitched into opponent.
Nor did he lose an ay (aa popular
belief used to hav it) in a pitchfork
combat His aye was injured in his
youth by amok from a pine knot, by
the light of which ho waa studying
Greek and Latin, with which bo used
joined tha Confederate Army when!'
the Civil War broke out, but because
of hi defective vision never saw any
Ha championed th cause of the
farmer, of tha State against tha aria-
tinuoualy active in tha lively politics
of tha region.
After holding various minor office
ha was elected Governor of South
Carolina in 1800 and again In 1892.
Two year, later h waa elected to the
United Slates Senate.
Ha waa a violently spoken, vituper
ative man In his early Senatorial daya,
and shocked and horrifled hia col
leagues. But ha waa a consistent
Aghter for th people against the pri-l
vilcged interests, and with mature!
year, and modification of hi. man
neriama ha gained tha respect and ad
miration of tha Senate.
Tillman waa a candidate for the
Democratic nomination for tha Pre
idenry in 18, but waa .wept aside
by the wava of Democratic enthus
iasm over Bryan', famous "croaa of
"Pitchfork Ban," though aubduad
somewhat in manner during hia later
term, aa Sana tor, never lost hia abil
ity nor desirefor a fight. Dur
ing recent year h had waged sever
al bitter contests with fur war Gov
ernor Cola Blaaaa, of hia State, who
haa been a candidate for Tillman's
place In the Senate.
COLORED PEOPLE CELEBRATE.
Tha colored people nolo) a patriot
ic rally at tha Fair Ground yester
day and a largo crowd attended. A
colored band from Eartinton ren
dered some tirrifig music sad elo
quent speeches ware made by aev se
al local orators, -. '
(WRECK OFjCIRCUS TRAIN AT GARY, IN D., WHICH COST MANY LIVES
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mw iioiaoiirapN. a iMr '"
,n.l chlldrm ciin.ial with the llii. - nl
Jirouxh lha care oflllie clrcua train.
OF RICHARD LEAVELL
FARM LEASED BY STATE FOR
I EMPLOYMENT OF CONVICTS.
The State of Kentucky haa decid
ed to go into the business of fsrm-
ing in Christian county and haa leas
ed C',0 acres of the Richard Lesv-
ell farm on the CUrksville pike 10
miles south of Hopkinsville. This
farm will ba worked by prison laboi
brought here from the penitentiary
at Eilyville and managed by Louis
Chilton .former deputy sheriff in this
county under Jewell W. Smith but
now living in Trenton, Ky.
Wr. Chilton is a brother of War
den1 J. B. Chilton, of Eddyville. who
rcnli d a farm near that city last yeai
and worked it with'prnor. labor, net
ting the state about $17,000 profit
from name. Mr. Chilton will move
to the" Richard Ixsvell farm next
Monday and begin preparations fot
fallowing and seeding for the 1910
crop. Mr- Leaved will harvest the
growing rro( on this farm before
turning over complete control to the
Afte a yt&r or two trial the state
will probably lease Mr. Leavelt's en
tire farm of 1300 or 1400 acre, if
terms ran lx agreed upon. At Unit
10 or 12 prisoners will be brought
here for work but later on twice a
many will be used.
Mr. Chilton steted yesterday that
these prisoners will be fed and cloth
ed and allowed to go to a tenant
house and sleep without guard Just
as any free man. They will ba wel
fed nd k'ndly treated and made to
realize that they are working towards
few months of good
work and behavior will mean n re
comnwndation for a parole.
Mr. Lcavell was willing to let the
state take over hia entiia farm with
all growing crops, etc., but tha auth
orities thought best to begin on a
smaller scale. Thi. is on of the
5 A Pair of Popular Favorites.
S ADMISSION: 10c and 15c. Colored gallery 5c Z
S and 10c. War Tax included.
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- k Moe rislnU. TJ.a loca.iUva of an empty troop train
fintsl farms in Kentucky and the:
ttftll should be able to net several j
ihuah l klbir from it every year, j
Mnny people who have for yean 1
'.v.na'ed t;tltit-ir the prisoner out ol
the ham's of contractor, and working
'.hem out in the open on farm and
road, will be pleased to learn thai
thia atep has finally been taken. Thii
plan will be mure profitable to thi
tat and more humane to tha unfor
'onata pr'srner. If ona should vio
tnte hi pledge and make hia eacapt
he will be rearrested and aent back
13 the prison and locked up and kep
under e-uard. Farm labor shortest .
will probably influence the othei'No. 61.
farm in other parte of th state and, No. 03.
manage them on the same plan
"The Shuttle," starring Constance
TalniaJge, and adapted by Margaret
Tumbull and Harvey Thew from the
best-seller" novel of tha aame name;
by Frances Hodgson Burnett, will be.
shown at the Icon Theatre today J
This picture waa directed by Itollin
Sturgeon and distributed by Select
and is given Miss Talmadge, as lift
tina Vanderpoel, an adequate op
portunity for the display of her uni
que comedy Uhnt.
After twelve year, of ecparation
Bettina, the youngest daughter of
the American multi-millionaire, Rru
ben Vanderpoel, goea to visit he I
sister Rosalie, now Lady Anstruther
at her English estate. She ITn.U
her broken In health and spirit by
tha cruel maltreatment of Sir Nige
Anstruther, who has left her and
their young son in th ruins of the
old castle and th neglected eatate
to resume hia old-time dissipation
abroad. Betty, high-spirited and re
sourceful, rehabilitates her aister and
refurbishes the eaatle and tha groundr
Society take up 'Rosalie again,
due lo her young sister's effort, and
thus Betty meote Lord Mount Duns
tan, a neighboring gentleman linpov
erishrd by his spendthrift father and
elder brother, and despite the ugly
machinations of Sir Nigel, who has
returned from abroad, their romanct
come, to a happy ending.
I II. I In Mrhl.'R .MM T'J m.n
LOUISVILLE it NASHVILLE R. R
.No. 63 5:41 a.
No. 6.1 Accommodation. .6:45 a.
No. 9 J
Accommodation. .9:00 p.
So. 52 ,
W. N. CHANDLER. Ticket Agent.
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R.
332 ,,. ,t 5.3J M- fof
ton. Paducah, Cairo and Evans-
3"2 ,,',vt at 11 a. m. for Princeton
connects for raM and West at
.124 have at 8:05 for Princeton.
I.' I at rives from Princeton at 7:10
101 arrives from Kast and West al
1 ENNESSEE CENTRAL R. R.
Iraves for Nnshvillo at 7:15 a. m
leave for Nashville at 4:15 p. m
arrivra from Nashville at I0:S6
IS arrive from Nashville 8:00 p. m
C. U VYADI.INGTON, Agent.
MEXICANS KILL AMERICANS.
Houston, Tex., July 4. Foot
American citixen were killed by Mex
ican bandit near Tampico, Mcx., last
Saturday while carrying tha payroll
of the Mexican Gulf Oil Company
according to advice, to the company's
cflicial here. Leslie R. Milard, of
Beaumont, Texas, assistant cashier
I. It. Dunn, R. M. Cooper and Alfred
K. h parch, whoaa horn addresser
iore not known hero, were tha bandit
HEALTH LAW GETS RESULTS.
j (Br lataraatioaat News Service.)
j Kansas City, Mo.. July 4. This
i city is getting results from Its re
cently enacted ordinance to proveit
the spread of disease. It ia obtain
j ing more healthful conditions because
the ordinance doe. away with red
.tap in it enforcement All that is
' naMisrv la frr Ilia ttolica axaeutivaa
to know that person ia diseased r.d
they are aent to the City Hospital for
HAS SONS IN SERVICE.
(By International Newe Serviso.)
Denver, Col, July 4 Thoma 0.
Cain, Denver jeweler, holds th. raa.
ord fur the Rocky Mountain region
for number of sons In military ser
vice. Every one of his sight sons
is in sums branch of tha military
service. Five of them hav. gone to
France, and tha three other, are In
different cantonment ramp.
Washington, July I. Tha mas
sacre of 800 Serbian wounded and
refugeea by Bulgarian, near Prisrend
is announced in tha official Servian
government dispatch. '
REFLECTED IN THE SPIRIT OF
LONDONERS DURING AERIAL
ATTACKS AS THE BRITISH
ARE SIMPLY BORED. '
j.l-n.-e rf attack. But hoatei which
(By Floyd MacgrilT, Intarnntiona hmr brn h",",J or
v n , . . ..! and dtwt, even house that war
New. Bervlc. SUIT Corn."l.H,ndcnt.) j fur iorjr-
London, (by mail). Tha thick j The spirit of tha trenches, which
London fog, often referred to In i waken ""en faca death bravely, la the
America, ia ona of tha BriUah cap! i"'"' of lnia" Hun at
tar. chief protection, .rom air raid.!;!1 J" V " "T "TT"
by tha HuniTlf It a foggy or mi l"" ' ,h. m ?, tT- "N?
ty night tha .rchlighU of Zepp I el A w '
.in. cannot raach th.ir long ngW JAJ''T
m i . .l . . . , 'rig na waa doing tha beat Ullna? by
of light to tha earth and pick ou , , ,ubw
the Enghah coaa or And their way to, fnm
London. A.roptane. LkawuM nrej But manrovarbaUneln,
baffled . thick f give.. Irilliri , b uZfm
of security and on. buy. a ticket .to, , Mndon . . u""''!:-
theatre with a far mora cheerful
neaa than on moonlight night when
the nir ia clear.
Th. weather haa attained a new
sphere as a topic of conservation
One lndoner may greet anothei
with: -Well, it look, like a goot
night for a raid," If tha evening la
fair. Mora than a hundred bombing
hav taught tha Londoner to expect a
raid on such nights. H considers
it lucky If none occurs.
"Blinds must be drawn at 9:30 p
m. to-day," run. a Una in the daily
paper. A Rummer approaches thi
hour b) made later, to correspond
with dusk. And the blinds an
drawn. Hotel maids are Instruelet
to 'attend to thi promptly. Iloteh
also hav. plararda warning gues'i
that police will hold them responai
ble if a light- show, from their win
dow. Drawing the blinda is one ol
the household "chores."
All London doea not take to eovel
when an air raid ia on. During a
recent raid, when bomb were being
dropped and bit of shrapnel fell full
somely, the auto busses, with theii
women conductors, operated aa u
uaL And there were passengers. Brit
ishers do not regard the air rakit
with fear. People in tha street gel
under cover. If it ia handy, ao as to
be hit by falling shrapnel. But they
do not dash madly to shelter or push
or jam their way into aafety in thi
underground railway station. The I
ubway train are operated aa usual 1
Only th j foreign civr..F:il. Zuiy.dy I
employed In "M'liV'.n fa-'.:'. r, ha
bee'ii:ir f rt;-"'-.-i:r '. ny fT '.V.jt
hav. moved In'.i safety .ones.
A. an instance of air-raij Lor-dom
a British officer, on leave, waa on hit
way to hia hotel room when th warn
ing to take cover was sounded
do?- he wait
r.g tha asms J
"What are you going to do?
asked. "Do?" h echoed.
i'm going to bed! Durir.
raid tha musicians in a betel which i
f rents lha Thamea and la well known
in America played on as usual and
h- enfe crowd did not know there
w.is a raid until the "all clear" was
But the booming of heavy gun in
nd around tha city generally reach
ea moat cars. A crowd of man aal
in a smoking room at on club, with
a glass roof above, and talked of one
thing and another during tha raid
Seeking shelter In n subway would
appear as Impossible to them aa going
down Broadway barefooted. Only
a very small proportion of London
can ba accommodated in the aub
ways. Tha crowding of public build
ing during raid, haa been discourag
ed, bees use it ia realized that very
Wires Every Day
Undoubtedly We Have Entered Upon (he Most Momfi.t-
ous Months in the History of the Universe v
The World Revolves Around Newyrpcrs -vlf Vou Wr.t
the News tnd All the News '.ible It Is Prally V
News, Yon Must
id. nopainsviiie uaiiy Aeniui hian has in (It a clubbing tr
rsngoment with the Courier-Journ.il by whuh people of (h' lectin
may get tha Courier-Journal evrry day but Sunday by mail md
tha HopklnavUle Daily Kenlukkuii k)1i full yrar for $7.00. Tha,
Daily Courior-Jounul alone cou uUcnbri to.fC por year.
Thi Courler-Journel ii th mbl auotod n.wairlaper in Amer
ica Its newi and view rrt not xrelled by fny pub'licatitm my
wher.. Plac. your ureter thio Hjh th. Hpkinvllle Ihiily Kentucklan
or L E. Bamea, Ctmi ler-Journal agent. ' , . -
aaal In I Ml . Ik t ns
few of them ran withnUnd tha hy
hri'l. Rrilrnt now r afllrhtlly
ailvRed to atay at home daring raid
an. I Uko "Vheir chance, which are
about nne rn 400,000.
lrpita more than ona hundred
rani n lxnlon ona hn to hunt for
any evl.lrnre of-damagea, although
'e.orr hava been killed and wounded
.are In widely ratterd di.trtrU. Lon-
j.li.q bring a city which I aprawled
I over rcnuidcrahle territory with low
btiil.linir. fluaineaa house, public
rtrurture and fartoriee fhow no ar
that ona girl, agen seven and ma
half year, who waa alona daring
Co tha raid, aroUaed bar four ywangat
brother, and lister, brought than
down stairs, placed them about a
(able and was reading a Biblo when
her mother, a widow employed as a
tram conductress, returned In panic
tearing for her little
COLLEGE GIRLS RESPOND
TO PLEA OF A RANCHER,
By larartt M., Sce-viso.)
Oakland. Cat, July 4. When th.
proprietor of a largo ranch near her.
appealed to the Council of Defense
for worker to help hint pick hi
mmene pea crop to prevent Ita rot
Ung. (Hi ceii college girl, mostly so
cieiy bellnt, left their classroom, at'
Mills College and went Into th.
Aside, where they worked nntil th
entire crop wa. taken car of.
Order, taken for
A Furnace With
Think of Ml Stand in aha I
aSrstily estaW eato eaatate aaal
pnwr keel as threats ail tit kaassa.
Warm so lha iarUMat aavwar aaal
wBeiame a kaswoavaroe skeea esse .
Im e ihra di.tsas lea than si Use
raaaa waste tha sagisset ia.
Very Lcooornka! 7t.L!"
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