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frltblUhed 1879 Vol XL-Daily Vol. 1. No. 121
HOPKlNtVILLE, KENTUCKY, SUNDAY. JULY 28, 1918.
Price 3 Cent
M Fair and continued warm Sunday
if and probahiy Monda?
. Sditohal Comment
' American soldiers ara now on tha
(tetania; linetn Italy.
"Three hundred thousand American
troopa hare crowd eve this month.
The best rain of tha season, fell
Friday and It wa (antral over a wide
. . .ttoo-1
' Tha Bumper of prisoners raptured
by the allies In tha counter offensive
fta reached SO. 00. .
Geo. Stephana, af California, haa
given Thoa. J. Mooney reprieve an
til December 13.
. n. OIHa jiMM waa much better
. laat week; and wrote a friend in this
.tf4 llml.. Ifc.t k. .Ill V..
'able 1a leave tha hospital In BaKi-
Fork k modern Fabiua, playing
wmng cama nnm enougn mvrnct
bU Amcrttmna ara on tha job to give
i tha .proper finishing touches. He
will ba satisfied with winning the
battkv iW Paris now and leave the
hatrfe of Berlin to coma in dua tirpt.
Jaa. L. Slaydea, for 11 years con
gressman fiwht Texas, withdraw from
tha' re, re for renomlnatioh when a
telegram from Pres. Wilson waa pab
.liahed saying Mr. Slayden had not
mn support w mi aaminanrauon.
' A man named Bee to likely to be
nominated who will na doubt ret
buay aa eoon aa ha geta to Washing-
. ton. ' T
pkce tha beginning of tha war
Grant. Britain haa put 7,600.000 men
Inta her army and navy, and af them
41 out of every thousand came from
' England and Walea.. 03 from Scot
land, 2 faam Ireland. 128 from In
dia, Africa, etc. Of all tha malee in
' tha British Isle, counting children
and tli aged, one out of every four
haa been drawn into military service.
Tha tatV of a "bottling" process
haa not jrrectly represented the
battle alenc tha Marna. -The Ger
mans hare been gradually pushed out
of the'ealient on three sides, Jut as
. Ska -arinrl tmto an inflated blailder
might gradually ooxe out and re
' duo tha aiia of tha Madder. To cut
. the neX of the bladder would put
.1 . Ill J I I . Iw. Ln.1.1.
ffllltw cvmmn uriwrrn w ""
' armies. Tha defeat la unquestioned,
but tha H una ran atill fall back 15
or 10 mi lea, to their former line
and thia ie what ia going on. They
are moving out the wounded and
ending rn fresh troopa to light rear
guard ax-tiia and gradually retir
.big and leatT'the ground littered
with dead. ' '
MASKED MADMAN ATTACKS
. A BOY AT TERRE HAUTE.
Terra Haute, Ind., July 27. No
trace of the -masked mad man who
brutally Sssuatted Clyde Wilson, W
years o!d", bf 13R0 Wabash avenue.
has bean secured by the police r de
tective departments. Tha entire east
section af tha city haa been combed
; by the police dragnet In an effort
ta get some trace that will lead to
tha identity of the man who attempt
ad to Bll tha email boy within 25 feet
of hie homo by throwing him Into an
adlhouse. The boy waa badly bruis
ed and cut after his clothing had been
thru from his body, is reported to be
'it fab? condition and recovering from
IWa shock and injuries.
Many speculation aa to tha mo
tive bf tha act perpetrated by tha
man wearing a black mask who, with
out warning, aelied the bay and at
tempted to kill him. have bean heard,
but aa yet no motive haa possibly
keen conceived of. It haa been gen
orally derided in the eaat section of
tha city that madman ia at work
and the doors and window of tha rea
' Idencea ia that part of town ara se
curely locked every nlht against
possible return of tha flrnd. The
, police ia that section have also been
i cautioned to ba on tha watch for
w-W. a' return, which . rdlng to
" certain member pf the police depart
' went H expected, either there or
Ja soma other section of the city.
' i ,
MAXIM CORKY IS DYING.
t' Stockholm, July 2 British Ad
uraK per - Wire less Press) Mas-
tat rr, tha Ruaaiaa novelist and
'. revc" "'OBSJTf propagandist, la dying
wy a, a,.aga from Helsingfora to-
WITH A FART OF THE FIVE MIL.
LIONS! INHERITED FROM
.I-ouinville, Ky., July 27. Announ
cement la made that-Robert Worth
Bingham who todav received a legacy
tl 1.1,000,000 hairpbrrhaaed I eon
trolling interest in the Looiaville
Courier-Journal and Evening Time.
Judge Ringham inherit the for
tune from the vast estate of bia wife,
who waa Mr. Mary Ljly Flagler,
widow of Henry M. Flagler, the Stan
dard Oil Florida Hotel-railroad multi
millionaire. DEAL NOT CLOSED.
t,uisville, July 27. Relative to ru
mora of the sale of the Times and
Courier-Journal to R. W. Bingham,
General W. B. Haldeman aaid today:
"Controlling interest, of the papers
has not been sold to R. Vlingham.
He haa, however, an option to pur
chase control. That he will exercise
the option I can't positively affirm,
because eontigenriee might prevent
him from consummating his purpose.'
' (By Associated Press.)
New York. July 27. A British
freight steamer waa attacked by a
German submarine oft tha Atlantic
coast early today, according to re
ports in insurance criclee.
The position of the ship which made
the 8. O. 8. call ia aaid to ba near
the regular trans-Atlantic lane.
H. G. COLEMAN DIES.
H. G. Coleman, 79 year of age
and a former stock dealer, died yes
terday morning at 7 o'clock at tha
homo of his daughter, Mrs. Fred Ash
hy, on 8. Campbell St. He had been
living here but a few months, com
ing her from Madisonville. Death
waa due to artero-aelerosia, from
vhich he had keen sufferer for
some time. The body will be shipped
to Madisonville today for interment.
DEATH AT ASYLUM.
David R, Septer, patient of tha
Western State Hospital, died last
Friday of hypestatic pneumonia, ag
ed 61 year. Ha was aent to the In
stitution from Henderson county 23
year ago. The body will ba shipped
to Corydon thia morning.
REFERRED TO PERSHING.
(By Associated Pre-)
Geneva, Switierlaml. July 27
"Ask Pershing," "Cable Witaon."
Theaa are aoma of tha answers Amer
iran1 prisoners iava given German
officers questioning them relative to
naval and military matter.
AVIATOR'S DEATH IN FALL.
J. Lawrence Durham, aviator, of
Hrorkville, Ont. waa instantly killed
and Ralph Doolittlo of San Francisco
fatallv m lured In a fall of an airplane
at the Curtiaa teating Held Frfflsy at
Born to Mr. and Mr. Claud
Campf&ll. at Kennedy, an July 25,
a aon, Claude Bively Campbell,
He la a grandson of Mr. C E. Bive
ly, of Howell.
Mr. Wanda Williams, super in ten
dent of the Jennie Stuart Memorial
Hospital, waa operated Upon Friday
for appendicitis. Her condition wa
satisfactory last night.
WITH II. S.
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF
ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSAL
MADE IN LONDON.
London, July 27. It kt announced
officially that Japan haa decided to
accept the American proposal ta a
ist the Ciecho-Slovak arm lea In Si
beria. In relation to the plana of this
government and Japan for tha re
habilitation of Russia thia seem d
First That the President ha ad
hered to his proposal that an Ameri
can commission with tha widest pow
er of diplomacy and propaganda be
aent into Russia, prepared to meet
with and deal with any government
that may exist there for the restora
tion of normal condition in the old
Second That the President op nos
es any military intervention in Rus
sia, but doea not oppose the landing
of a joint American and Japanese
force sufficiently large to maintain
order in the chaotic Siberian cities,
to protect the allied military stores
and to furnish a guard for tha Amer
Third That the President feeU
that the allies ran do no less than
deal with the Cxecho-Slovak forces
raw in Russia aa friend and to aid
them In their desire to right tha Cen
tral powers, either on the side of a
regenerated Russia or in Franca or
Fourth That the President is un
compromisingly opposed to the laun
ching of a great military movement
against Germany through Russia by
the American or other allied troops
on the ground that it ia neither poli
tic nor practical to undertake such
BARS DRAFT MEN
CHOWDER S ORDERS PREVENTS
FURTHER RELEASES FOR
NAVY AND MARINE
Washington. July 27. Local draft
boards have been instructed by Pro
vost Marshal General Crowder to re
fuse the release of registrant ia class
1 for enlistment in the navy, Marin
Corpe, or the emergency fleet until
it haa been determined that there ie
a sumiient numner oi sucn regisi
ranta physically qualified for general
military service to All promptly all
August calls. State Adjutant Gen
eral have bean notified that tha Au
gust requisitions will be approximate
ly equal to those of July, when 387,
V61 registrant were ordered to the
Medical advisory boards also have
been urged to speed up the physical
examination of registranta In order
to have all men af -class on ready
for call in August
BREAKS A RIB.
Suiting out Friday 9a hia motor
cycle to take hia vacation, Harry
Smith, linotype operator at the New
Era office, ran into a ditch beyond
Fairview trying to dodge another bad
clare in the road. He wa thrown
off the muturcycle and "kicked" IqJ
the rib and Inocked bul fpr several
minutes. Result: A broken rib and
spoiled vacation, a few day in bed
and a doctor' bill. Mr. 8mith la
resting easy at his horn except for.
the disappointment to ot seeing
Loulavtlle and other polnU of inter-.
est , : V
The Christian County Medical So
ciety will meet Tuesday, July 30. at
1 1 .80, at the library. Aa Interesting
program will be had, also a luncheon
fur the doctor.
HUtIS PUT UP
(By Associated Press.)
New York. July 27 Evidence
hat George Sytveeter Viereck, who
alaime to be an American and ia be
ing investigated, obtained $100,000
for his wa usee from pro-Germans
who believed they were contributing
to improve the status of enemy aliens
baa been obtained through tha ex
amination of witnesses and his bank
account Thia waa announced today
from the office of Merton Elewise.
Stat Attorney General.
Washington, July 27. ty an or
der tonight establishing a training
system for merchant seamen on the
Great Lake and requiring compan
ies comprised of the Lake Carrier
Association to take recruited seamen
and firemen for their practical ex
perience, the shipping department de
clared it had met the last "legitimate
grievance" of the Seamen's Fire
men' Union. .
In the view of the union officiate,
however, the order doean't meet tha
DEPRIVED OF LICENSE
Washington, P. C. July 2 J. A.
Raw Is, a wholesale and retail grocer,
of Henderson, Ky., ha beert deprived
of his license to deal in food uatffv
for two weeks, for violation of food
administration rules, artd haa made a
contribution of $1,000 to tha Red
Cross in lieu of more severe penalties.
It was announced by the federal food
administration today "the violation
consisted of profiteering and failing
to keep hia books in shape to show
accurate transaction," saye tha an
Waahington, July 27. Kentuck-
in today's army casualty list are
Died of wounds: Private Jaa. A.
Severely wounded; Private Elixie
Salyer, of Flat Cap.
Previously reported missing, now
officially reported aa having returned
to duty t Private McKintry Pigg, of
ITALY'S NEW GUN
Tale Bw type of gua
msrlrio Is proving that
MERCHANTS TO CURTAIL DELIV
ERIES IN ACCORD WITH
At the meeting of the merchant
Friday night at tha H. B. M. A. res
olutions were adopted in accord with
the wishr of the government affect
ing deliveriea of good.
The following resolution were
re it rcsoivci mat we. me unuer-
igned merchants, in response to a I
call from the Commercial Economy! the Katterjohn atone quarries at Ce
Board of the Kentucky Council of 1 Bluff, in Caldwell county.
Defense, representing the ConservaJ They have Just been brought here
tion Division of the War Industries; J""" Ft Oglethorpe. Ga., to work in
Itnard of the L'nited States, recom- the quarries.
mending that in the present emerg-'
ency it i absolutely necessary that
the country' resource ba used to
full advantage to aid in carrying on
the war and. aince this requirea that
all unnecessary services shall ba
.limin.i.H in retail trs.le as well as in
n- i. ...iv..t th.r.rnr. th.t w.
adopt the recommendation of the!
Commercial Economy Division of
the Kentucky Council of Defense, and1
he further resolved that wo use
every influence to have every other
merchant ia our city adopt these
Resolved that wet
1. Make not over one delivery per
day over each route.
2. Limit the privilege of return -
lno merrhmnitiM ta threa dava.
S Curtail aooeial deliveries.
4. Require a deposit on C. O. D.
n.ir..h.ua . . .
5 Discontinue the custom of
lending good, en approval The prisoner ara being kept In a
6. Use co-operative deliveries tockade. surrounded by barb-
wherever possible. I J ""d charged wire. They are
The local details were left to a cloaely guarded at aU times, wheth
committee composed of Garner Dal-1 cr in tha atockade or at work on
,r.irv SUm Frankel. W. T. the outside and visitor ara not allow-
B. B. Rica cr. I George Crcn-
(By Associated Press.)
Harrison Park, Newark. N. J., Ju
ly 27. Jack Dempsey of Salt Lake
City, knocked out by Fred Fulton,
claimant for the heavyweight cham
pionship, with a right hook to jaw in
the first round here tonight.
- .1 '"""o-au- r-
an te dVk of aa up iw'-e TtnTlea anb-
aVrtMag tk.vtrtnaa"' V t-s t&ua
.' J.sWi'.-exlkkv ex '.. ' l
THE ALLIES HAVE ADVANCED
1,,, KjN JuJy - i7.There
ar( twenty-five German prisoner at
They are well guarded by aoldier.
B ' comfortable
quarters and furnished with good and
The use of these German prisoners
expected to go a long way toward
relieving the labor situation, which
haa been extremely' serious In
Urge Katterjohn quarries, which has
extensive government contract for
atone. . ' ,
N trouble, ha been experienced
I with the prisoners.
The people of Hopkinsvlll will be
i mUrested to know that these pna-
rawtw ara crwahrwg, tbaatoae) aaad ta
j rvbaild Seotn Mata Street.
j 100 CERMAN PRISONERS
1 HELD AT CAMP SHERMAN
Camp Sherman. Chillkothe. O..
July One hundred German pne-
era of war recently brought her are
center of Interest at the camp.j
ed nearer than aajarter of a mile
of the stocked. The prisoners do
their cooking and wsshing Inside the
The men are being used in building
roads and for working the camp re
clamation department The latter,
under the supervision of Lieut U.
1 A. Rodman, waa established lata In
1 January and aince that time has saved
the government $175,000. The em
I - 1 . . -. l j ;k
pioyes VI im urwi iwtrii .
er expert tailor or ahoe repair men.
LOOKING OUT LOCATION
FOR U. S. HOSPITAL
CoL Charlea E. Banks, of Washing
ton, D. C. one of the higheat medical
officer la the United State I in our
i city looking for a location of a Gov
ernment hospital. Ha haa analysed
the Hamby water and several other
noted water, and found them aatia
factory and has also investigated Its
sunnlv. Ha haa found several favor-
I sble advantagea la locating here but.
aa yet, ha made a decision. Daw
NOT READY YET. J
High military officiate believe the
lull in the allied offensive foreshad
ows tha most tremendous battle of
the war. Tha German have nich
ed great masse of reserves to hold
apart tha pincers to allow tha escape
of the Crown Prince' army. It i be-
! lieved that Gen. Foch la awaiting mor
Americans before attempting to push
PEMBROKE CETS SHARE.
U ia announced from Washington
that 1107,000 will be spent In Ken
tucky this year for vocational train
ing andar the Smith Hughes act Tha
amount of federal money available
for Kentucky is 153,700. Among the
schools U gat share la this section
ara the Muhlenberg High School and
ara the Muhlei
Training School, eol
Tl 0 S
OF THE SMIT
(By Associated Press.)
WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY
IN FRANCE. JULY 27 UNDOUB
TED SIGNS ARE APPARENT
THAT THE GERMANS ARE WITH
DRAWING FROM THE ENTIRE
REGION BETWEEN THE MARNE
AND OURCQ RIVERS. WHERE
THE ENEMY HAS FOUND IT VIR
TUALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO MAIN
TAIN HIMSELF BECAUSE OFTHE
ALLIES' STEADY ADVANCE AND
Germane are in retreat along tha
entire front north of the Marna, in
the Aisne-Marne aalient The ' ad
vance of franco-Americans along a,
twenty-mile arc constituting the hot
torn of tha sack, haa progressed
tween two and three mile beyond
pointa officially reported a day or two
I Thia ma, vtm ftha flnrman t:ii It
Prince and hia generate ara extricat
ing their troopa as they may. It ia un
doubted that the Alliea will endeavor
at the same time with all of their
force to drive In the flank of the
The aituation for the German in
the interior of the salient must ba
I uncomfortable, with allied gun
weeping virtually every corner.
There ia little to justify the belief
that the German ara In serious
trait or that their retreat ia anduly
hurried. There hav been, moreover,
indicationa that the Germane have
decided not to abandon all of the aa.
Pent but to try to hold part of H
indiflnitely, probably because of the
effect the loaa of all might have at
In Albania tha Franco-Italian of
fensive has slowed down somewhat
Paris, July 27. Germans today re
treated along tha whole front north
of the Marna, tha war office an
French and Allied troopa preaaing
hard on tha enemy's rear guard hav
reached the line of Bruyerea, Vil
leneuve-Sur-Fere, Courmont, Passy
Gringny, Cuielesla-Neuville and Cha
umuiy. Allies have advanced more than
fifteen kilometers, approximately 10
mi lea, aortheast of Chateau-Thierry.
Tha right bank of the Mam has
been entirely cleared of the enemy.
Shifting blow to the southern are
of tha sector between Soiaaons and
Rheim the French have struck tha
Germane at Port-a-Binson, on the
southern aide of the Mama and about
a mila south of Chatillon.
Paris officially report the lino) ad
vanced at that point
Further eaat, on the Champagne
sector, the French also pressed for
ward over onehalf mile, along a front
of atmoet two miles.
The advance east of Sheima waa
apparently for tha purpose of restor
ing the allied line In that section, but
the attack at Port-a-Binson had an
other object, considering tha success
In that region would place the Ger
mans ia a pocket within a larger
pocket and tend to force a with-
1 drawal to new linea further back to
ward the middle of the German sa
lient MORE ACTIVITY. SAYS BERLIN.
(By Associated Pre.)
Berlin via London, Jury 27.
' Fighting activity greatly revived but
alght oa the battle front In I lander,
especially on both side of tha river
Scarpa. ln German war office aa
Bounced today. Ia Sotsaoas-Rhaima
sector, the statement added, ther
was a marked decrease pf violeac ia