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Established 189 Vol. XL-D.i!y Vol. !. No. 119
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, FhlDAY. JULY 26, 1918.
Price 3 Cents
Fair and warmer Friday and prob
Nearly all parte of (ha rounly (nt
mm of th local showers Tuesday
Tha Smith family haa erored again.
Tha New York rVmocrata hava nom
inated Alfred Smith for Governor.
D. M. Hutton , of Harrndshurg.
srae iWW president, and B. F. For
ger, of Ashland, eire-presldent of
tha Kentucky Press Association.
Director General Mr A don haa an
aoaneed an Increaae in warn of rail
road ahopmen to AH eenta an hour.
Tm advance annlv t a about KOA.flOO
tan. and apW flatly to all aorUnna
i of tha country, tha addition to the
, aggregata aa'naal payroll being esti-
; mated at nearly 1 100.000,000.
How the Carman Kaiser visited
Cbateaa Thierry on Juno S and 4
to watch hi troopa while they marrh
od dowrf th Parie-Mrts road toward
tha French capital, only to bo met and
hurled hark by tha American artil
lery and French mi na, w recounted
by tha French people who atayed
In Chateau Thierry during tha Ger
FOLLOWING THE FLAG
David Thomas Stewart haa arrived
aafely overseas, according to a card
received by hia parents, Mr. and Mr.
T. C. Stewart.
Summer Coper, who haa
been at Faria Island, recently quali
fed a a harpehooper and won a med
al a tha third beat ahot in the com
pany. He haa left faria Island.
CapC Rodman ' Meacham, "of tha
Engineers' Reaerv. will leave this
morning for Ft Benjamin Harrison,
Indianapolis, to report for activo du
ty with tha 22nd regiment, to which
he ha beef .igned.
Jamea E. Higgins, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Ernt Higgins, of Hopkinaville,
haa been rommtsaioned a second Lieu j
tenant in the army. Me ia now at ri
Clark, Texas. Ha ia director of the
regimental hand and for that reason
baa been heretofore called "mister"
Higgins, an anusual distinction.
Vego Barns, who entered training
at Camp Taylor some weeks ago, haa
been transferred to Camp 1-ee and
he baa written a friend in Hopkina
ville as follows:
Camp Lee, Va.
Her i am at Camp Lee working
like tha 4 The heat ia fierce
and I am drilling avery day. Only
weigh 176 pounds.- but feel fairly
-good. Bend me the newspaper from
; homo and I'll appreciate It. My ad-
1 dress Is. 11th Co. 3rd Battalion C.
O. T. 8., Camp Lee, Petersburg, Va.
, Wttl write you again Sunday.
2 .. Yours truly.
V. E, BARNFR.
IS. K IS N K IS
MABEL. ROE MADE
' Dr.cMabel Roe haa been appointed
utmnt slant' Datholociat in the Un
iversity of Kentucky, where she baa
for a year held the position or aa
ehrtant professor of Botany in tha Col
leen of Agriculture. Dr. Roe ia a
graduate of Vaaaar College, and has
bee maater'e and doctor' degrees
from tha University of Chicago
She la spending the summer at the
f!i.r.ltv af Kentucky in research
work In plant dleeaee.
" '(By Associated Pre.)
Park. Jul S4 La than SH
Mnl of Ralirlan territory Is Still
' f... from tha invader. All the Un
. cftrupiad eommunea are within range
I the Crmsn hesv'y artillery which
w ft red upon Dunkirk, but all are
Vabitoo - - -
" tha other band Belgian troopa
Dceupisd savsn, times aa much
t territory in Germaa Eut
1 M the total mm af Belgium.
MANY DISTRICTS FALL FAR BE
LOW QUOTA WHILE FEW
CO OVER THE. TOP.
Tha mult nf the registration and
VY. 8. 8. drive hy district ia aa fol
low: Hos-kiasville's Quel. S320.OO.
8chool Quota Am R'ad
Precinct I $706.25 114
Trecinct 2 3.83S.00 177
Precinct 3 39.210.00 400
Trecinct 4 IMAO.OO 604
Precinct 5 R. 01 5 00 309
Precinct 12.795.00 274,
Precinct 7 1.340.00 270
Hitch School 6.380.00 237
Belmont .2A0 00 637
Vlrt-inia 14.970 00 840
Weat Side 10,625.00 254
Atturk High School 1.235.00 483
Second Street .. ..2,180.00 1025
School Quota Am R'd
Grace y $30,000 18.405
UFayrtte 3.1.000 13,445
Cmfton 25.000 7,405
Pembroke 37,000 28,000
Division No. I. .
Quota Am R'ad
'.. $2.fn' IIJ50
. . . 3.000
. . . 3.000
. . . 3.000
MrKnight .. ..
Castleherry . . .
Macedonia . . . .
Wood's Chapel .
Consolation. . .
(Continued on Fourth rage)
JOY RIDE WAS
E. B. Overall, the driver of the
Tennessee automobile who ran into
Mark Harrison' wagon on the Rue
aellville pike Wednesday evening ad
justed the damage done to the wagon
and mulra yeaterday by paying Harri
son $200 and settling all coats caus
ad hy hia arrest. He shelled the bills
off a big roll of money and settled on
YOUNG WOMEN GIVEN
In order to relieve the monotony
of long perioda over th drawing
board, young woman taking drafting
work are given calisthenics the same
a ia given to soldiers, for twenty
minutes at ten o'clock in the morn
ing and at three o'clock In th after
noon. This work i given ander
th direction of Lieutenant L. C.
Braund, member of the military con
tingent (instructing soldiers at the
University of Kentucky.
N. O. CRAY SUPERINTENDENT.
Frankfort, Ky., July 24 N. O.
Gray, of Kuttawa, chairman of tha
State Insurance Rating Board until
it waa abolished by the last General
Assembly, will be auperintendent of
rating. State Auditor R. L. Greene
stated tonight that the appointment
will be made to-morrow. Tha super
intendent assume all th duties rela
tive to Are insurance that the board
performed. No other change ia the
oflW ia tontemplated Auditor Crn
(hy Associated Press. ) ,
Philadelphia. July 25. Charlea M.
Schwab, Director General of the
Emergency Fleet Corporation, today
called a conference to meet in New
York Monday of representative of
all big ateel plante to devise means
of keeping;, the government eapplied
with ateel so tha war program will
not ba interrupted. He says the ship
building program now calls for a to
tal of four million tone of ateel a
The Postal Telegraph Company'
office haa been moved from the small
narrow office in the rheonix Build
ing on Ninth Street to the targe room
tn Hotel Latham en Virginia .Stxret,
which room waa for several years us
ed for a tailor shop. The wires were
cut Into the new office and instru
ments installed and meaaagea were
sent without interruption. Manager
Gruhba ia expecting the arrival of
new furniture and equipment most
any day to lit up the new office and
make it modern in every respect. The
large and steadily increasing business
of the Postal compelled the company
to seek new and larger quarter.
GERMAN SUCAR CARGO
MADE INTO CANDY.
(Hy Associated Press.)
Taria, July 24. A thousand tons
nf augar aaid to have been destined!
for Germany ia now being turned in
to candy for American soldiers in
France. Swiss agent had purchased
the augar in the United State. When
the shipment arrived at a French port
the government learned that it would I
remain in Switserland Just long
enough for reshipment into Germany. !
The augar was stored 'in a French I
warehouse where it remained for
three year and recently it was sold
Th Young Men' Christian Asso
ciation purchased the sugar and now
tha arsociation factoriea in France
are busy manufacturing dainties for J
Tha ayatem of tha "sugar card''
in Franc entitle on to on pound
f auvae nee month. Ave hundred I
grammea. About tha 25th of the
month there are many who have their
La Crure. N. M.. July 25. In
the cantaloupe kingdom beauty ia
only akin deep. It ia by netting that
tha cantaloupe experts ran judge
the quality of th melons they buy
for the eastern and northern mar
kets. Shippers are preparing hare
for the annual 'melon harvest. Each
of th rrataa ia inspected by ex
perts. Th netting or rroaaing-vein-ing
which appears on the outside of
the melon ia examined closely. If
it ia well developed, stands well
away from tha skin th cantaloupe
ia of good quality. If the netting la
thin and indistinct, tha entire crate
and often th whole load, la rjeected.
Cantaloupea are sorted Into three
grades : ponies, mediuma and Juniboe.
Mrs. R. O. Roach and daughter, vf
Montgomery eounty, were ia town
W. H. Jonaa and- B. 8. Huntsman
era having a hot race for the Repub
lican noojinatiea fr Cengr la th
Third Dlatriet ... . ; ...
SWEPT HALE THE SALIENT LIE
OF HIS, EXCEPT DEAD ONES
(By Associated rH
General Foch baa taken leaf eat
of the book nf German military strat
egists ordained to ua by tha allied
army' pincer system of irTsnshr in
the Soisaon and Rheima salient.
Both Jaw of the pincer are mov
ing smoothly with the pivot along the
Main working in uniaoa and the
process of attempting to capture
many of the nearly half million Ger
mans in tha big pocket i wall on the
way to what at tha present time
seems possible success.
Th Germane evidently don't in
tend to permit themselves to he en
trapped without lighting having
thrown thouaanda of renforcments
into the already congested salient.
(By Associated Presa.r
raris, July 2S. franco-American
troopa today made an advance of
nearly two milea at certain points en
tha Aiane-Marna front, notable fa the
Dormana region, says the war office
announcement tonight. Additional
gaina are recorded, showing tha pro
grrs of th allies in this salient
ily going on.
APPEAL FROM HOSPITAL '
Th woman' committee of th
Council of National Defense haa sent
to every one of its state and local
units in the country full Instruc
tions for the mobilization of young
women in the United Statea stu
dent nurse reserve beginning on July
29. Surgeon-General Rupert Blue
of the public health service, th Amer
ican Red Croaa and the Council of
National Defense are joining forces
in this campaign and already the
slat division of th woman' com
mittee, by whom th enrollment ia to
be conducted, are busy with prepara
tion for th campaign.
It ha been announced at the
headquarters of the woman' com
mittee in Washington that local unita
of the woman'a committee from
Maine to California will have a re
cruiting station open during th fort
night beginning July 29.
At these stations women will be
given an opportunity to enroll a can
didates for the Army School of Nurs
ing, established under the authority
of th Surgeon-General, or In branch
tchoola of th military hospitals, or to
enroll a engaging to hold themselves
in readineaa until April 1, 1919, to
accept assignments to civilian nurse'
training schools. Those who enroll
will be sent at the beginning of the
autumn and spring term.
There are 1,579 nurses' training
schools in the country. It waa point
ed out today that the need of these
schools for nurses was aa great and
important as that of the Army School
of Nursing. Those who enroll in the
United States atudent nurse reserve
will be asaigned to thess various
hospital varaneiea occur. Tha term
of training variea from two to three
Every woman who complete th
training cour satisfactorily may b
eligible for enrolln ent a a Red Cross
aursa and fur aervka with the army
or navy nurse corps snd stands a
chance , of being assigned to duty
shrosd. At th : time eh WtB
b qtubfU-i to errn her living ia
on f th ! profession p
they hava started counter attack of
great violence around the whole of
th mi circular line from tha Ourcq
river to the region immediately
aouthweat of Rheima and their men,
it ia aaid, hava been ordered to item
th tide of the advance at all costs.
Nevertheless at last account Amer
icana, French. British and Italians
themaelvc are well enforced to meet
tha new turn of IT sirs, were steadi
ly pressing forward at nearly all
points on the battle line to Rheima,
while eaat of that city the Polish
contingent the first of the Poles to
enter the combat ia declared to
hava carried out successfully th en
terprise against th enemy, in which
more than two hundred German
were made prisoner.
Willi A MILE
(By Associated Press.) '
r.-.i i.. i.. tv- l- k
juwuvni uij av sj. - i tiw r iciitn air
continuing their attack between the
river Our mnA th river V.rn. d
advanced la.t night a distance of
mil, taking th southern part of
For Forest and now hold a farm on
the main road between Fer En Tar -
denois and Jaulgonne. The town of
Fere Kn Tardenoi ia within eight
thousand yard of th French lines.
It ia a supply depot for th Germany
PIRATE KING OF HUNS
RODE ALL BY HIMSELF.
k-. v,i. Jni iir.rBrf
miral von Tirpits. leader of the rth -
, . u " n-j ki.. k
vrianil ninmiu ivuiini vi Mil mi.- ..... .
gry crowd t th. railroad Station at "lv 1""". It would hI h
W.i u. Br.BH.-b,,r. r.o.ntl."'' " Pibl.
. , .
, ..KI;-k. 1m
Vorwaerta of Berlin, a copy of which
ha been received here. A passenger
train was crowded and excited pas
sengers were struggling to get on
when one discovered a compartment
in which sat one man by himself.
A rush waa mad far tha compart
ment, but the door waa not opened.
Force wsa about to be used when
the conductor opened the compart
ment. Tha Ion paaaenger looked at
the intruder, removed hi hat to
ahow hia bald head and stroked hi
beard. It waa Admiral von Tirpits.
He maintained a studied silence even
when some stepped up to him and
"Yea, that'a the way tha Fatherland
people are. They reserve for them
selves the comfortable compartments
and don't car if the people next
door are crushed to death."
No reply was vouched and no paa
aenger dared take a seat in tha Ad
"The appeal from our hospital in
the field la imperatiie," aaid Dr. Anna
Howard Shaw, chairman of the wo
man' committee, in an appeal today
to the young women of the country.
"They must at once have every nurse
who can be spared. The places of
those withdrawn must be 11 lied imme
diately by (tudent nurse. The call
must bo answered from every part
of the nation. Let there bo no wo
man slacker in th land."
Over 90 per cent of the employes
f th Flreston Tir and Rubber
Company, Akron, Ohio, ar stock
holder in th company and ever
90 per cent of th stock Is held by
th employ. On of America's
greatest demonstrations el stockhold
(By AaaociaUd Press.)
Washington, Jury 25. Th Hous
Ways and Mean Committee, tenta
tively agreeing today on a graduated
lax on war xca profits estimsted
hy the treasury to yield only a billion
tix hundred and ninety million dol
lar revenue it was found that either
all ita plana ao tentatively agreed up
on would have to be readjusted in
order to produce th ix billion
sought from xcs profit and in
come or it will be necessary to re
soit to some new tax proposition.
As now planned the revenue from
these two sources will fsll a billion.
ix hundred and sixty million short.
Agriculture has "contributed Its
lue share of man power to th army
perhaps aa v mors, certainly na
ci.i ... k.
vinvr inuuivi ivas visas a w- i
Lrihultd m.n power to th. army taJ?" fcr.1 . 8'ruwl. of Pro-
m" Power irom . r.rm.
I "p,l ". " "
e yr increased their pro-
r ia - . m
!,uct v' ' J"', "kh an
I tncroasa over the year before; they
hava worked mora day and more
hour and have put their familiea at
Held while their babiea slept in the
shade of near-by treea; many coun
try children have labored while
I"'""' ' r";- .
'h f"nr ctt net continue to
production Mtthe volume
oedd nd lh tira "n
more man power to th army and
,: w i.
lO accompli!! It.
l t-i. i .a i i i . i. .
ini vnijr avurcw 01 fraovr at inw
useless service of the citiee able-
bodied men employed for luxury or
mere conveience and at task which t
woman ran perform.
The rropa ar not all gathered;
next - year' crop are to be consid-1
ered; food production must not fail.
What ar wa going to do about it?
Chamber of Commerce, men of
affairs, city leader ar asked to
confer with the State Agricultural
College or write to the United Bute
Department of Agriculture.
Many cities have
their part. What ia your city do
ing? ECHO FROM OLD BETHEL
An old gentleman from Nashville
who gav hi nam -a Kilpatrick.
called at Bethel college yeaterday
and explained that hia deceased wife
waa educated there up to 1849. He
saye ah was a Mis uorri and was
th daughter of a Baptist Missions ry.
They reared a family of children all
of whom are grown. Th old gentle
man aaid sentiment led him to see
ths place where hia wife went to
school and of which she had talked of
ten during her lifetime.
Th government ha Uausd a crop
map divided Inta sone. Western;
Kentucky ia in tuna E and discussing jand Harry ar prosperous farmer
late gardena th bulletin say fall: of th Whitesville section, while
vegetable cropa may be planted up1 Richard O. Neel, better known as
to ths following dates: Bush bean
Aug. 15, Beets Aug. 16, Celery Aug.
I, Kala Sept 15. Lettuce OeL 1.
Parsley Sept 1. Radishe Sept. It.
Spinach Sept t. Turnip SpL 1.
Early . Cora, tomatoes and Uta cab-
bag may a la b planted af to Aug.
CUT DOWN YOUR
TO TWO LBS.
AMERICAN PUBLIC OFFICIALLY
ASKED TO USE ONE THIRD
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, July 25. Th Amer
ican public waa asked by the Food
Administration today to go on a sug
ar ration of two pound to a person.
monthly beginning Aug. 1st, to meet
the world shortage in thia commodity
and cara for th Immediate needa of
th alii and American military for-
:es. Th American public at present
on a three pound ration, monthly.
Disappointing yield of nearby
sourcea, the destruction or some
ship carrying ugr, th destruction
of th beet ugr sources by the Ger
man drives, inability to bring sugar
from Java and other far away points,
the increased demands of the army
and navy are given aa reasons for the
Upon request, Mr. Smith, Minister
of 9th Street Christisn Church v. ill
deliver another Church History ser
mon next 8unday morning. Thia
sermon will be the first of a series
lsianum. nenry oi navarre ana
Uru,noU- will U tn. .ubject
Some interesting historical facta will
be brought out and a cordial invita
tion ia extended to the public to hear
"Th Shadow Valley." the sixth
sermon of ths "23rd Psalm Scries'
A special Bulletin In honor of our
soldier boys will be printed for Sun
day, and a large choir will render
martial music at th evening hour.
The roll of our boy will be read
at thia service.
The choir will meet toniirM at
8:09 for rehearsal. Mr. Smith will
W in ch.r,.. Any on who will
.ssi.t in thi. .pecial music is cordial-
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! LORD FORBADE HIM TO REGIS
TER. HOLY ROLLER SAYS.
Madisonville. Ky.. July 24. After
remaining in jail aince Saturday tha
Rev. William Johnson, of the sect
known aa Holly Rollers, was held to
the f ederal grana jury lo-uay ny
United Statea Commissioner V. Y.
Moore no a charge of having failed
to register for tha selective draft.
The Rev. Mr. Johnson waa taken
into custody Saturday by Udlrif
Hunter. Taken before the County
Judge.' be pleaded that the Lord for
bade him to register.
"TOM. DICK AND HARRY."
W hav all heard tha above ex
pression so much that it has become
classical, yet no one seems to know
th plac or persona of ita origin.
It our readers will pardon our ten
dency to localism, w believe we can
locate tha three original character.
G. W. Neel, of near Whitesville, ia
the father of three sons, whoa name
are Tom, Dirk and Harry, taking
them in regard to tneir age, ion
Dick, ia a prominent business man of
Fordavill. Tom I th oldest. Dick,
aecond, and Harry tha youngest,
making Tom, Dick and Harry, respec
tively UsrUord Herald.
Order Uksa tot TVtrclai and