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construing; the order of the war in
dustries board to dikrontinuo sand
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tual r-lutiit;r- t commodities. Some
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their own neper at regular rate. If
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order pmerly, there is nothing to
prevent them from Riving special
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that would still amount to a mutual
en hance. All daily iapers have two
or more rales to different c laser of
patron. If the local papers are giv
en the alternative of buying local
dailies or being rut off, most of them
will discontinue small daily exchang
es and buy paper of general circula
tion. The Kenturkun wants to deal fair
ly with its weekly exchanges and if
each an arrangement ia permissible
nnder the law will give a special rash
rate to eai h paper with which it ex
change Hint will be equal to tha lo
cal paper a own suWription - rate.
The Kenturkian ha for more than a
generation given all minister of tha
gospel a half rate and it ia assumed
that ia ha the right to continue this
rate to preachers and to extend) it to
its brother publishers. This Is what
we will do, in putting a cash value on
"nirea, unless we find that it will
not be lawful.
Charged with having contributed to
and accelerated the death of a sold
ier through gross nrglsrt of duty.
Lieut Joseph C. Robinson of th med
ical reserve corps, has been sentenced
to be dismissed from th army and
to servs one year s imprisonment at
hard labor. The War Department
announced that Lieut- Robinson's
trial grew out of the death of War
; dell C. Van Taasell, a recruit at Camp
lux, n. I., last January. It waa
charged the medical officer made a
' caiwloss diagnosis of Van Tasaell'a ail
ment and failed to furnish proper
( Isiborn County. Miss., with 17
000 population, twe-thirds tsrgroee.
. want sjou.uuu sttov its quota an
. War. Savings Stamps.
Germany's naval strength to one ef
tha mysWrte of the war. Nobody
knows how many ships she has built
in four years or how many Russian
ahlps bav bson seised. It ia believed
passable th . 113 hsu Hcra.-aed' k an-ta-b!!um
atrsngth at Uaai 26 per
tt.it. Many submanass ir baittg
dsktroysd, but bar wbj ships fcava fot
ntrrd out of their basse, ' .
77. tv, 11
By OIRTRUDK ROBINSON
ICornht. WIS. 17 the Mrfmrs H
, per eradicate.)
October, and leave lying In soddea
feesps beneath the hlrrhea of Tawny
Hill. Knee-deep In the rust-red wel
ter Stood Roeemsry Ihimarel. Behind
Iter Tawny creek corled "ahmtt the
stepping atones on which the girl had
Jnt creased. Before her waa a mass
of sky-Mo flowers. Ten mlnnteo be
fore. Roeemsry. on her to the
village to mall a letter to her father,
bad noticed tlie blue note. Now, her
arras full of Mne-frfngi-.l gentian, she
menlly besrd five booming stroke
sf the town eloc. The mll would
elne In 18 minute.
Rosemsrv tilted out on Hie stepping
Stones. Midway a gut of wind smote
aer In the feee, tore her foil of gold
bronie hslr Ion snd whipped It In
her eyes. A second, and the girl was
stitched headlnna Into the creek. File
struggled up. waleMccp In the swirl
Ing water. Rlowly. lighting the tng
of the water, she w sucked twrd
the deep pwd hs eddied Btdee the
weet bank. As the KtriUm overwhelm
ed her. her voice shrilled to Ike
sjwadnw beyond h"re a ynug
msn was Blowing to a minute
something gripped her. gripped
frst by the long (loilng rope of hslr.
then by an arm, and drew her forth
from the sucking mmKtrnm.
The mom eat Rnemrv felt herself
dropped on th posture lend she est
np. snd hnrrledly oiled her drenched
mop of hlr In a knot.
oh." she eomplnlned. "but yon
nrl? pulled It off my bed. Leter
The young msn shuddered. "It li
the only way, Roeemsry." he protest
ed. "To know, I can't swim a
Suddenly remembering her errand,
the girl sprang to her fe't snd bend
ed the man th letter.
"Hkurry to the poMt alth this. Iea
ter." she begged. "Fslher must have
Five minute later she nulled th
pasture bars Into the rond Just a a
black car came ramping along.
"Hoeemary! Rowroary IiainsrelP
came ao astounded voice. In a twink
ling ah was wrapped In a hvy coat
and whisked along at breakneck speed. I
Half ao hour later Rodney luQUrne
waa waiting In a corner of the porch
fur Roeemary. He was Junior member
ef the law Brm In whl- h Rowmary's
8 he Understood.
father was senior memher. II
not engaged to Roeemsry. though he
and her father were agreed In the mat.
ter Rosemary heraqlf had liked him
In a friendly fashion ever alnc her
father's city Interest brought them to
gether a couple of years before. Nov
ertbelees some Instinct hsd Impelled
her to ssk for the summer to mske her
decision In. Now th summer was
gone, snd the msn, as well as the girl,
knew that she was no nesrer a
knowledge of her own hesrt. Rodney
IniQaesa resolved upon n whlrlwiad
wooing that should bring the girl's
feeling to a focus, as he ssw bet
coma stepping daintily through th
open pnrrb door. A Isveader-tinted
muslin toned with Ihe hronse-gold of
her hair. Her brown eye ware danc
ing with ailarhlef. . She well knew her
would-be Hsnc did not approve of net
After dinner Rosemary went driv
ing with Mr. PuQueane. bhe drove her
own high spirited horse. nd her fraok
enjoyment of th eiiTclne rovesled to
the man thst she wss quite uncon
scious of his own poorly roncealed de
light In her girlish charm. He. decided
that his only hop of sutcswa waa ta
get tha girl away fror the atasnaphere
of br home. Ry the time they ro
rere4 he had prnded her Mo spend
a fortnight with hi sister In their
camp la the Berkahlree. But he took
scant encouragement from her consent
to the trip, for she sprang from the
carrtg with a cry of delight. Os
' th ' porch 'sat a ' great bine howl fall
of vrsndeKul blue flowers, blao even
'through tfesvtiuk of the full ovoaing.
"My frlsgcd gocttsnl" aha. cried.
"Lester aa.flskad than out of the
ansa, who I km. tbam."
apparent adrsntoge. left with a sense
of fatlllty. He re line.) she cared
more for the clump of wild flower
than for the roses he hsd sent to her
fmtn the city.
Roeemsry ws hnppr t the camp,
a. he it a girl of the open, and shea
lotted herself w holehewrtedlv to the
Joy of monntaln cllmhlng. fishing and
riding along plant conntry byway.
Pho developed an Innocent camarao
erle with the man si most ton nlv to
please htm. Neverthle th dy bo-
fore her return h put hi position
with her to th teat. The girl listened
to him cjuletly.
"Oh!" she cried rnorellly. "I
hsve Jast been thinking of yon as a
igood comrade. let mo wait Nil I am
ihom and wv from yon. Then tnybe
tH know. I'll writ yon tomorrow
The man knew thst her womanhood
was at last awake In her and that she
wnnld decide, bnt how he dred not
The neit day Roemry went home,
the felt strangely old and troubled,
"he dreaded writing to Rodney that
evening, for ahe did not yet know how
she ahould write. Finally he went to
th irond to think out her problem
he followed onmndon1jr n fm!ltf
fragrance. pWn. In a dmp cornel
she found the snore of th sweet odor
she hsd never before associated with
thm alac. Fringed geatlana wer
thee, dosen of there, boliHng np theli
glorlon head bravely In the rich
daiapk new soil. In a flssh she under
Mend. I. ester had transplanted there
foe her. Rhe threw h-relf e the
ground and hurled her face In thelt
sweetness. Then ah Isnghed t'ndet
one of the plant lay a llttl red bound
book - tester' notebook. 'ihody In
the whole country si lie htit Bosemr
knew that lister ered his living In
the winter plating In the symphony or
chetra In the city. nd found hi Joy
writing nature poetry summers In th
Intervsl of grubbing on hi fnlher'l
old farm. A relieved mlle wss crop
ping sboitt the corner of Rosemary's
troubled month, fllie would tsk 1
ter hi book snd ask him to help her
settle the gneetlon she conld not ettl
for beraelf. I.efer hsd len. In truth,
her refuge from msny ierplexltles nil
her life. She ran down th Inn and
aero the rod to the pasture. She
knew Jut where rhe would And I
tr. He would be pretending to pil
lip the cbsJ In the old mud-flaf cran
berry bog. In reality he would b
pinning a arrap of verse In hla busy
brain. She smiled whimsically to her
self a.l she rememhenl the fun her
friends were always poking at this
would be farmer son of their old no
cUt. Squire I'urdhara. They thought
of him aa a hack-mucliin who plecrd
out a precarlooa Income on the old
fsrm. Nobody dreamed 1ht he played
th countrjman In suiiiiner for very
love of the near-to-natiirc life. Rose
mary had not even told KKlney the
truth about blm. She resolved to take
Rodney to one of fester's concerts the
next winter. How ame. he would
And then uddnlv. In the mMt of
her mnlng. loeinry Mood still In
the rocky path. If she mrrled Rod
ney, her newly awskened wnmsnhood
told her. her old eommdchln with Les
ter would be Imtiosslble. nd fter
II. could Rodney !hi)iene powxlhlv
mean much to her s this dear fel
low ship? She est down In th path
nd burled her fsre In her hnd. She
begsn to resliie whiit her dd com
rade mesnt to her. hsd meot all her
unthinking life. nd must mesn all the
rest of her d If she wee to be
If and then she knew th could
never ask him the qu.tlon sh had
meant to. She did not mean to. In
truth. It had answered Itself, pres
ently some one rme tnilng up
the rocky we?.
"Bless n! Wh! ll IhlsT
stormed sn seied ot e. S) was
conscious thst lister k'ordhsm ws
bending over her. "See here," he Wss
riemsndlng. "Whst U the msttert
Wh didn't you rsll me Yon knew
Td hesr. Are you hurty
Rowmarj caught his hand and
pulled herself to her feet. "H
he 1ushed. "here Is )onr little red
I w bringing It In you when
1 thought" h hesitated.
Thought wtiHtT" priMUptil Lester,
"Thought whiitr he repeated, as
Roaemnry sIikmI longiie tled, blushing.
"I thought." she stNiiiinered. winc
ing lieneaih the man's lnlslnt gsse.
"now perfectly swful It would be If
I were going to nmrry Rodney Pu
I .ester Kordhsm csught her gentry
by her dnwncsst chin ud uptllted her
face till her honest, brow n eyes looked
"Honemary Diimarel, tell me the
truth, would It be perfectly awful If
you were going In marry mT"
Tou'll have to And that out for
yourself." challenged Ihe girl, her as
surance returning, "only-I know Tra
never going to marry anybody else la
' The Heathen Chinee Is Peculiar.
. I walked Into a "bines laandry.
ft seamed to ha the esslest way of
getting la. He stood behind a little
csg. . evidently a protection against
violence. He wa scratching both
elbows at the same lime. I summoned
ap 'my beat Chinese. "Very dirty
wtshee. How long rskeef Twe
He stopped scrsfehlng long enough
to stare at me.
1 will endeavor to have It for yen
then. atr. hot yon know that th short
a; o( colored labor hiuer otur IR
' UVireupon he handed ma the cover
at a pacha el ncrrkrr sad I laft
Use etusp -".Wordsworth Oaa Attack. ,
StA RISK FOR
ARMY IS SMALL
Infinite Care and Secrecy Attend
Transport of Troops to
COST TRIPS ARE ONEVENTfUt
Elementa of Dsnger Are Antklpsted
and Reduced to Minimum No Unl.
feem an Daeb Seen When flhlp
lywidcm. No greater cere nd.
cre could attend th shipment of
royiA Jewel thit e otervel In ship
pine American lr.pa to France. To
iif guard hl-r' I nele Sam lake
eveiy osbl precaution, from Ihe
lime Ihey embark until th transport
has reached It destination. H leavee
no lonidinle frr the machination of
' t'sually, aa a result of this elaborate
protective system, the trip from "An
Atlaatte port" to the French or K.ng
lieh port, as Ihe case may be. I re
markably uneventful. All element of
datu-er have been larcfully antlct
partsl that th risk I reduced to lb
low t minimum.
I'ntll Ihe lriN.ps nod clvlllnn p
sengera have rech.-l the . r they do
not know the no' of ihelr ship. It la
only n number to Ihcm n the regu
lar traeawbln It t dimcirtt for a i
rlllsn. onle he is rngged In wr
work, to secure a sg. Those w ho
mnge to do so re subjected to ctoe
acrntlny, and their creclenUels snd lug
gage are thoroughly rianiinen.
Embarkation Begin Early.
Embarkation often begin eeeeral
daya before Ihe transport sail: All
good -by aca been ld before the
troop atart for the ship. No reiatlv
or friend may accwnny them to the
pier. Thl rule applle to lb orhcer
aa well aa to th men.
Onco aboard, there Ihey remain, no
hr communication being permitted.
This regulation. Iinp no hardshaa
other than Inactivity. Colli aU trj
have been aelgaed to quarters and or
ganisation has been effected, the men
are left pretty much to their own de
vice. No restriction la placed on writing,
and bag are kept open for soldier'
mall up to almoin the hour of sailing.
Thla privilege given many n chance to
get off neglected letters and pootcarda.
although three, aa a matter of precau
tion, are aot put Into the malla until
the ahlp baa. paused through tb auh
The Troop alao take advantage of
on arrangement devlaed by the gov
ernment for the wending of "af-erti-Tt
messages. Telegram or P""t
rard gdvlalng family and friend that
the writer hnd made the trip In safety
may be prepared In advance and left
In charge of the anthrltlea at th port
of railing A soon word la re
ceived b cable of the ahlp'a arrival
1 th other side, th telegram anfl
rd are releases! to the wire and
mall. Not only I much time naved
by thl plan, bnt the aoldlera are
spared the high coat of cabling from
With the eiceptkon of the ship el-
ern'lve nd Ihe nfflcer In military
cnmmnd. no one aboard know th
hour flted for palling, and thl be
come a favorite topic for speculstloo
among the men. But finally th last
soldier ha come np the gng plank
and the laat piece of freight has been
stowed away. A bmvy little tng ap
pear alongside and begins to no the
eel Ilk a terrier' Investigating a
' told'era Ordered Relew.
Suddenly there la a blaat from the
ahlp'a whistle, and then are enacted
n few details of the familiar scene
which before the war was witnessed
whenever a transatlantic liner left It
pier. The coinr1on, however. Is
eitremely limited. The rail of "All
ashore thst sre going ashore" affects
only a few stevefcsres and perhspa aa
official or two, whet move leisurely off.
What excitement there ta la confined
ta those 00 the ship. - There la none on
the pier for the reason that It la now
empty and It grmt .door are cloned.
(inly a blnnk wall looma there.
On deck th nwivement, tnetead nf
being toward tho transport' rails. Is
away from them. Order hsve been glv
en for Ihe trmi to go to their quar
ter, ao that when the ship Is leaving
harbor no uniform may be visible to
any prying eyes no shore.
Slowly lb big veaeel la Cos led by
th tug Into th stream, and majesti
cally she gets tinder wsy. A few rt
vlllsn psasengera, to the envy of offl
cere ami men. hang over the rails and
watch the city's skyllns fed nway.
Soon too port n only a blur la a
veil of mist. It la safo now for tb
troops to a plica r. They rush out on
deck, boyishly eager for tb sight
arrange to many of tha open aea. A
glance la raat toward tho vagua Una
on tha beriaon thst la homo. Then
they turn and peer forward Into tha
mystery at tha unknown, toward tb
aeeoa of the groat adrsutnra mm
' LRtaa Haotle Bvya It
Elllabaro, OrswWUIUm MoQnfflga
hkad tha Toalatta aotai aara. BaM
aoardad thar for twenty ywur.
wkaa tha proprtaton dclJc4 Is g oat
of hojbknsaiCLHMllu UkjM Qa botal
let VAtta m aa coxOd kas aa Slitej
taara aa arjoy taa MtM,
What Lrdi E. Pinkh
VegetaKle Compound Did
For Ohio Woman.
rortammith, Ohio.' I suffered from
Irregularities, pains in my side and was
ao waa at time 1
could hardly get
rmtnd to on my
work, ami a I had
four in my family
ami three boarder
it made it very bard
for me. I.ydia K.
table torn pound
to me. I took it
a fid it baa restored
my health. It la
certainly the heat
medicine for woman' ailment I ever
aaw.V-Mra. Saka SHAW, R. No. I.
M ra. Shaw pmeed tho merit ef trite
medicine and wrote this letter fn order
that other suffering women may find
relief aa ah did
Women) who are suffering aa aha waa
should not drag along from day so day
withawt given; thia femnoa soot and
herb remedy. I.ydi El llnkham's Vege
table Compound, a trial. For special
advice tn regard to t urh silmenta writ
tol.ycheE. I'int.ham '4.ln-mel'o-,I,ynn,
Me. 1 h result nf its forty yearn
experience 1 at your service.
Mwi lleM ami Marie hnniel,
of Bell's Chapel neighborhood vim led
Miso Ivy (;rey last week.
Calrb V-, son of M. I. Vas waa
iseriourly hurt Monday while riding
a mule which became frightened,
throwing him off, hi heed striking
the hard ground. The fall knocked
out several tm th.
The infant of Mr. and Mr. It. II.
liradley, who ha been quite akk sev
ers! days with colitis, is sonic better.
Mr. (!. R. (iregg had the misfor
tune to get hia hand badly mashed
last week by getting it caught in a
chain while fixing hia car.
Mrs. 1. T. Harnett has returned
from a visit to her daughter, Mrs.
A. B. Wilkin, of Elkton.
Miss Lorine Ralston, who lives
near here, ia very low and not expect
ed to live.
Mrs. Vannie Wade and son. .ay
ton, spent the week end with her
sister, Mrs. E. E. Henderson. luiyton
Ville. Mrs. Marion Shanklin and daught
er. Miss Ovy, spent Wednesday with
Mr. Tom FriU.
2010 arrr land in Christian rnun-1
ty. Ky., auilalde for fruit, rattle or
sheep much. Tho owner JttllN T.
JACKSON, RmkiMirt. Ky., Ittrt-lt
YA lhilMit, a soldier, wa drowned
while bathing in the Arkatuuts river.
DR. J. R. HILL
Office Persy Sasithsea' Stabl.
Day IImjim Si. Nilit 1 107 2
7th and Kjtiliul bl.
Cciwlienl lc AhVheler Silo lUi 11.
Phone 19. Hopkinavillo, hy.
Fine Bath Rooms. Four Firsts
FRANK DOYD. PROP.
Lights for Home
MiiVcytmr meals cm.. !c '! (R 'A
Hnvp) it nf lniH'h Pinl .' ilium r in Mm
li'imc. (itl for it at lmi. l ., t.ili wA
Turc NutritiutL,. Noti itili:.ic.ilnv;.
-Bear" la MirrJ
Tna soft drink with il.c
taste of hops. At griari
druggist .in f x t lit nil
where giMMl dunks arc
LtMP Manwfarturcrn ' I', l.l UT
Day I'lione I Jl Night I'hone too
Dental Creams '4rryN
( Tooth Brushes ) Ujpy
tht Encourage U m-JSr
Don't Neglect Your Teetli a Day
Every person young and old should ao
autre the htvbtt of brushtntf the teeth dally.
Parents can do their children a lifetime
favor by encouraging tho-proper use of the
tooth brush until it becomes a regular habit
The best end easiest vy.to acqulro this
habit for both parent end child is to ue e
We can furnish you with' any cf the bsst
dental creams, powders or liquids. Also tcoth
brushes In all styles end rrioes.
I J. . : eo& I
1 . DRUGGIST J
Radford & Johnson
We will bellyuu a f.iiui in Llfutiaii and atijuin
ing counties. 4
We know the (aim lands of lhit community hd
will do our best to.fll you a good (ami or will tell
you a nice house ami lot in the city.
We have- sevcral-attractive frm in our hands
(or ale. Prices reasonable.
2fi6 acres I) miles f fUirvn-w on nn.:l ronle. WMI im
pruvod and well walcrnl, abuul 70 actcs of line bollum laiut. A
bargain at $10,000.00. lruis riajuiiuLle.
215 acres 4 roileu smiuIIi of llc Wiin.ville mi Muin Sired
Tike, Laiui Ufa well, umaI lin'iiivt int iih . Aui c klnwy pUce,
ymal home in tiue toiliinuiilly.
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Come to see us and will show you bomcllung
Office: Pennyroyal Building.
ADWEItf BR0S. I
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Roofing, Guttering and Repairing.
'YPljit Bed Steam B oxes.
Country Work a Specialty.
, Rear L 0. 0. F. Buildiog.
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