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. Muriel Mi lliiliiy says she will quit
proftn.tional iliiiicini; "while my broth
er is in the trenrhm."
ra,,. v. II. l ruti:lifii Id U the elev
enth raptain to be MiHinted from
two fttrvi'tM in the south aide of llop
kinsvitle. OOO ii
Durun von lluvarek, former minis
ter of lucation, has been appoint
ed to the Austrian premiership, in
succession to Dr. von Seydler, whose
cabinet rrsivneil recently.
- ni.ti -
In honor of the birth of their son,
Mr ami Mrs. Il.ury II. II. I'ook, pre
sente.l $1(1 to .lull of tie I HI) em
ployes of the Alexandria Paper Mill
company, Alexandria, Ind. Tha gifts
were made in the baby's name,
The imprersion that the Franco
Ameriran counter offensive has made
on the Orrmaiu at home is perhaps
best illustrated by mi article written
by Deputy TniubtT the Prussian low
er huue in the I an tiermun news-
paer. the Taecluhe Kmlschau. Ho
fiercely lashes the "croakera" who
dare doubt the ullicial reports. He
ninkes an appe.il for more "nerve"
and mote "faith" ami blusters thus
"If 'Der Alte Frits' (Frederick
the Great I walked the streets today
and saw the people's Ioiik faces he
would say remember the seven years
war when f m tun. was often dead
attains! Us. Why erumble because
affair on the Marne are nut oinic as
well ait eveti.l? Devil take you!
You ouxht to Ih' iiNiuned of your
An American Jn a nim outiii siiul
down a (Iirinan matur ilurini; the
Franco American offensive south of
8olaMn. billinir the etieiny in the
a. I with a rifle bullet, t'oniiuisiuiry
waKons were n route to a tale bai k
of the lines when the Cerman swoop
ed down and uttaiked the watton
train with a machine run, flying low
to make his aim certain. The panic
stricken mules caused confusion ami
the drivers ami solliers bad their
hands full to control the animals.
The youiu: soldier leand from a
wniT'Hi as the enemy flier came near
and shot him. The machine fell
nearby. A (ierman lieutenant and
eighteen men who were raptured by
the A rod n ans weie questioned con
rerniiiK the remainder of the baital
ion. The officer replied: "These
art all that are alive." The
lieutenant said the speed of the Amer
cans was the urpri of his army lie
aid tha A-aerbana even outclassed
tha German when tba latter ware
atUckintr the Russians, and added ha
was glad to prawned.
The Anticlimax of
a Bad Man
By BURKS JlaTKTK
icoevrlsht. Tba Frank A. aWneer Ca.)
"Stranger, your name, eehT"
"Caldwell." I answered; napbaw to
"What!" eirlnlmed tha spokesman
of tha crowd. "Honored to make
your esteemed acquaintance, aah. low
will pardon my apparent bruanncneas,
but we must know our frlenda In
thae hare parta. W1 alectlof a
harlff. you ae, and ccordlng. wa
can't be too careful."
I nodded my appreciation of tha
forre of em-h caution, and without
more ndo mlnfled freely with tba aa
One after another. candJdatea were
nnme1 only to ba mat wltn btkD cob-
"He too narrer-cheated."
"Ain't ent bnt on em and cant
ho.it Mrnlfcht with that I"
Oot too mauy chlllun to leare,'
et-, etc. ,
Finally a raw bonrd hunk of antn
larlty unwrapped hlnutrU ffoeo a nail-ki-K.
and I b'hcld befora Be one nho
wna rtratlnrd to bceocdw atanrk
friend. Tif" Haokly.
"Feller cttliuna," drawled Dof. "1
rerkon aa bow yon fellerall eoma ta
the rlitht cooclunlon Anally. Now,
know It ain't jlat tha reular thing
f.r a niau to nominate hlaaelf. but
you aee. aeeln' aa how I know myaelf
pretty tolcmbla well. why. I jlat name
von ! Ilnnkly far aherlff of thli
The Mlailty that met thla nutburat
wna feneral and Instantaneoua.
"Why. ric, you'd ahy at yer own
ahndiler," cried one.
"How "bont the Wlddcr Perklna
rnllln'-nln that time yon popped tha
queatlonT Why. that earn female
bud you paralyxed, Unnk."
Thla came from a Are-footer of
"In, old feUer broke In another
pntruiililnKly, "you're plumb ill right
at tralnln' doea, flvta" the derll hla
"Far fnougn, Veu!"
due, but shore, now. yog know rIAt
wHI enough you riont possess the
ennd to me lie tba mortar for a sheriff
of thla locality. Taln't a tea party,
Ave o'clock neighborhood."
"Frlenda," and Iog draw himself
up almost to atralvhtnees, "I'm none
good at the apeecWylng. If I wua I'd
go on ter show you how It ain't no
si tin a feller ain't got grit even If he
Is afraid er hla shadder. or. wntsa yet,
ahemale critters. But It strikes ma
that wunet I writ Vwelvs tlmaa ta my
copy-hook this here line: 'Actions
ieaa loimcr man words.' This same
belu' some true, I'm here ter say that,
us the main object o' thla hers elec
tion U'-J5Ji f.un bo can bold
his own irVnW Klrjston and hla
gang. I'm ready ter do that aanie."
"Aw. come, bow. Dog. we've wasted
time enough." broke In soaie one.
"One aqulnt at Klnston's blp-porket'd
give you fever 'a' agar fer a week."
"I mean 1lt what I sat ! amnha.
alsed Dog, brlatllng somewhat. "And
to show I do, w hy. I IH take Klnston
hiesrlf wheo he stslka around town
tomirrer. If yoall greo me the war
rant." The joke of all thla waa ton much
for the crowd ; ao, with loud acclania
tlona and murk goffawtng. they In
vested Is.g Ilnnkly with tha neces
aary piwcr. and awaited Impatiently
the coming proof.
Kvao I delayed my visit to a mine
to witness the outcome of this boast
of Hankly'a as to hla handling Klns
ton, tha dswfierado, Wwoaa aotonety
had reached far beyond tha bounds of
thla little county. Fori nonchalance
In eotd4loudM mordsr, I tUnatua had
branded hrhwalf king.
By tea o'clock wa wees al) oa hand,
grouped about tha a tore, befora twaJcb
TtSfh.V Tjustoa B-'r itsnkly ' had
own no r ntrMWer
thtnt waa feverlea cnnjectnrw and .
Finally a diiat-rlnnd down tha plka
aMke of another ar-rlval. From the
rlmid emerged Klnston of tba ateely
With bla characteristic preclsloo, be
eyed every man before dismounting;
then he threw hla brldle-llnea over hla
pnny'a head, reached easily to bla hip.
alnng forward hla holster, and came,
with an eaay atrlde, among na.
He waa granted hla usual little "cl
cular apace of safely." aa be called It.
and Anally, planting hla bark against
the aide of I be houae, he lounged Into
eaay attitude and bit off a cbew.
Not a sign of Dng llankty yet I
pet he won't show op at all!"
t runtm! tha Ava-fonter dlacuatedly. la
"Take yerP answered another, "fer
dng niy cat a If there ha ain't
From bli low shanty across the
road emerged Dog In all the caeual
neaa of a email errand. Ha waa pick
ing his teeth With a Ash-bone.
Halfway across tha road he threw
away the bona, arralghtened a little.
and made an unswerving line tor
Klnston. on tba porch.
Ilrrathleaa la oo word for the state
of our auapenaax
At first Kinertna eyed b4o casnally.
aa waa bla wont Then. Uankly di
rection deflecting by not hair, be
took on a quickened Interest bdo
toyed casually with the ptstot-grlp.
Dog strode on forward with no
I'p Jumped Klnston.
"tar enough, you!" he cried. "Whirl
your circle, or HI let la daylight"
He brandished that pet of hia.
On came Iog.
"Rr r-rhr growled the plntol
On came Dog.
"Whang r lipped the next shot.
On came Dog.
8li times that Iron conghed, with Bo
awervlng on log'a part.
Then a wild fear crept Into Kin
aton'a fnce. He threw the discharged
weapon at llnnkly'a bead; Ilnnkly
durkeil. and past htiu sped Kluston In
a pretty dmtge.
He gained his horse, mounted and
clattered out of town.
We were all too paralysed to apeak. ,
Even Do Ilnnkly did not see At to
break the silence. Instead, he strolled
on hank tn hla cabin.
We saw him para on out to hla
ahed, and Afteen mlntitee later he
once more hit the mad. This time be
waa mounted, and by a long rope lensh
be led the Inst hound which be bad
been training for niy uncle. Colonel
The next afternoon, at about three
o'clock, a small boy brought stsrtllng
Two men. a horae, and a dog were
coming up the road.
We Aled out to witness events. Iog
Ilnnkly sat satrble hla cnyuae; from
the aadille-pommrt strelrneu a rope.
and at the other end atrode Klnatoa,
the mighty fallen, eeciireiy bound.
Well, did they make that lank Dg
Hnnklv sheriff? Did they apologise
In a stipernbiindanco profusrneaal
I should smile. j
And Iog and I grew old together.
for huslneaa and health kept mo long
In that region.
Men came from miles around to ass
snd meet the man who bad stood the
Are snd msde the rapture of Klostou.
Lste one autumn afternoon, aa Dog
and I sat chatting oa bla bask porch,
the topic turned to that "Cyppvjrtun
Ity" which la supposed to knock once
at every man's door.
"Somethln In It !" gruotsd Dog
muaingly, "If yer mople It wit lock
"I don't exactly catch your drift," I
He looked sharply around to sew If
any one waa hy, and then, leaning
"I'll jut bust If I dont tell some
one how I got thla hers reputstloa of
"Your reputation abnol that Klnatoa
affair about your bring tte bravest
man In the Old North atafe!"
"Exactly !' be answered.
"Well. I sura won't tell," I pledged.
"Yer see." said Ix.g. "when Klnatoa
ap rang by me and got away I got
l-liimh disgusted, and made up my
mind tn take that hound I'd .been
training over to your uncla to change
"Now, I got along by tha spring
down there at Doe's Crossing, snd
thought I'd take a drink. Aeoordlug,
I approached the taagye aroond the
water, and what should I boar nut a
voice come out of that nhrubnee-y.
"'Don't shoot. Ilnnkly ; at aald; IH
come peaceable.' Then, sir, out
crawled Klnston. scratrbsd wQl brrara
and clean out of heart. I played the
card which bsd fallen right In my
hand-bound him up aome secure, and
brought him along. Ter see, I'd kind
of 'got bla goct' by walking ap to
that there bloody gun of his."
"That's Just It." aald L "Surely,
facing that Are waa brave I"
"WeTi, not exactly so might ho sup
posed." exclaimed Dog. Yer
the day of the election I had
Klnatoa bay two qnarta o boose. Bo.
that night, the night before the gun
play, I allna oft to hla cabin la tha
woods, mils him over In his dead
drunk, and takes ths bullets oat of
that old musxle-toadlng revolver of
"Phew I" sighed Dog. la relief. Ti
glad to get that out of my aystata after
all thaws yaarar
Ths Point sf It
"Smith was extraordinarily atte
ttre to tba lady ba took to dinner." , -
"That waa his wife."
1 artlt maintain kit attsntloa waa
PQpHwPPWPPwwnB siu if n u u u ii u u aj
CHAMriuni rJUrfAH MAT.
nc auriirA le ri'iru
ur nmunvn i- wksniA
Lc Angekra, RLT). Jadiha of
im AnneleaiaaTS no la IIKVrhim-i V
plon Jonah innn. of America-.
While Inatrurtlng hlaWlfe lnf
the use of a Tewnlrer M ra. Ja
cobs aeclilentalllyl nhnt hT bua- ,A
tand In the ajwanl .r. While IT
JacrMh wrm reei'ltrlng trl-atment
hurgmra enteren nne noma and
etrlpned tha plae.. ;
"The-clarneil obi thieve s." wall
ed Jacetba, "took eTerythlng of
value wcept the iresmlw -r which
rauarClJHI Iheitrouhle. I ran yon
near t tj A
Government Makxs Appeal f to
Baaa Matarlal for thakManufacttira af
liroVcn, aroaT'a'four-ywsir teat tn thla
war, to Wr-! wnrai Irnr tba mana-fra-is,,H,l'ctw
Our aaarrnna-rg w ill nreil all of thla
wood 41 JriOMJ!ir' djirtru the ennttott
aoea of tba ronffict. annpt buy
eQher lowvr 4r., aa part Of the lum
ber Tarsi. v'Jry"fhe log (ajxif milubla
for rttHrsid JlLrtAxnre r)lrrjttt. How
ever, It orgrnfQr pcflflrtna lu fwmera
of trees or Inga to sell them to one or
more of the sawmills which hold gov
ernment centra lawa" gun stocks or
pmpcfln-fTlfcityT. brilftprour trees.
Pont let TtH m renMd lhft alackera.
Owlnr to their Inal.llhy to pnrchaas
arjfn-ft:nt logs the aawmllla have not
yet been able to supply tha present rw
rmlrcmeiita of the government and Its
.ill . .1 . - ..up ttartlrlnAtlnn In thm
our requirements tn thla wood are
monthly arnwroNeav!cr. Every tree
counts. Half a drawn win provide lum
ber to build a propeller Made and put
a gun stock Into the hand of each man
In the platoon. The tack pf one ma
chine In the air or oneplatnoo la tha
Aght might turn (fie tab la a battle.
Picture yov tram eon or the son of
your neighbor holding on and fighting
am Inst desperate odda nntll the com
pany or regiment your trees have
armed can coma to hla relief. Make
thla relief possible. Turn your trees
Inoae. Wake up and get Into the fight.
In tlifcaajlt&aanvwalU be fighting for and
with Mm aa truly as If yon stood be
side him In battle. And you have no
right to do anything elan. Act quickly.
If yon have walnut trees write today
to rapt. R. U Oakley, production di
vision, small arma section, ordnance.
-department.- With and B streets.
Washington, D. C He will put yoaj In
touch wllh several aawmllla holding
government contracts, any one of
hlch will buy janr trees and pay yon
a fair price forHbvtn.
LADY STEVEDORES ON JOB
Three at Them Aea Fired for Cussing
Others Are Qlvlng Valu
Brooklyn, N. T. Sixteen women la
overalls are wrestling dally with Im
pound Tag of Coffee and hnnd red
weights nf sngar, working ride by aide
with musmlar meS long need to thla
hard )nh. They are tha new lady atevs
dorea hired by the New York Dork
There would ba 10 of theae female
dock wallopers vera It not for the
fact that three of the number en
gaged were Bred on account of their
AmoYg the present 18 are an au
thor, a former vaudeville star, several
widows, and tw0 negro women. Their
hours are 7 a. m. tn B p. in. Ave days
a week. They are getting SI'S ccnta
aa hour, the rata paid to men.
It. n. Whipple, general manager,
predicts a bright future for all women
almllnrly engaged, thnugb be really
bad no notion the scheme would work
aa wi ll as It has.
CAPTURES COUSltf IN RAID
AcaaHcU Aoldlec On
( ffttack aa tl
aha RalatWa 1st
rUrkensack, i X Details of how
two cousins, ana a corporal la the
American army and tba other a aoldler
of the kaisrt on la Franco after a
raid were toht hero recently.
The American la Corporal William
Mtinx, Jr.. of llarkenaack, a aiembM
of Ibe One Hundred and Hlxty-Afth fa-
fanlrx tha old "Fighting Hlxty-nlMh,'
Tba fiermaa boy la nuatavo Wlnket-
mann of Hrrnw-n, a prisoner In an
Anirrican camiv. Letters from Cor
poral Muns say ho waa In a raid
against tba Herman trenches recently
and came hack with a batch of pris
oners, 'Ths captives were being
Identified when Wlnkclmana mentioned
that he had relatlvea In tha United
Btatss. Uuu asked their names aad
found that the boy was bit cousin.
i-tMH an aaaball Peela.
Albany, tt Tc-Tbs operaHoa sf
hascbsU pools, ftreyalent thmugbiMd
the country, baa been held to be book
making by the appellate division of the
svpreuis court. tbixA avpartiueat
Hew York state.
FOR TAXI Call J. H. Reese. 179.
Eyea tested, lenses ground.
FOR SALE tiood
fresh. Csll 171.
FOR SALE Horae. surrey snd
phaeton. Dr. Austin Bell. 4t
Furnished rooms for light houso
keepinot Modern conveniences.
Cloee in. Call 367-ring 2. 74 tf
For wall paper from Re to 80c per
roll, aea Mrs, Emma Catlett and son.
3J1 Walnut atreet. Phone 790. 8tf
FOR SALE Ford roadster. In
good condition. See R. L. Woodard.
Jr. ' 120 21
FOR RENT Cottage, four rooms
and bath. Completely modern. Call
FOR SALE Several Ford cars,
n geoc condition, at a bargain, rhone
100. CHRISTIAN-TODD SERVICE
COMPANY. 119 3t
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42S.00 arhotarship in Draughon's
Practical Bosinesa College, Nash
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lars cash ia payment of tuition. Will
milks liberal discount. Inqulro at
tajuly Kentuckian office.
.We have just listed for sale sever
al farms at prices and on terms thst
way consider extra good. If yon ars
n the market for land it will pay yon
ta see us. Ws alao have eoma vary
lei drabla city property for sale.
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Eye Ear, Noe arid Throat
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TENNESSEE CENTRAL R, R,
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