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AMERICAN RED CROSS BUILDING IN WASHINGTON
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K LB & HOWIE
Jewelers and Opticians
No. US. Main. Phone 311.
GEO. KOLB WALTER HOWE
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Capital - - . $ioo,ooo;owr:
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Pork! Pork! Pork!
Do not neglect your hogs
Feed a Balanced Ration
and push them to maturity.
In this way you help our gov
ernment, our army, our navy,
our allies and yourself most of
The Acme Mills.
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f the Best '
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At Prices That Are Right
W carry a full Una of tha standard remt
CUesw. And our trade is brisK enough to Insure
fresh stocK at all times.
If you see tt advertised In a reputable paper.
you will find us al ways able to supply you. ji
Wo aim to Keep tn atocK all tha latest dis
covered remedies and ingredients prescribed
by our local doctors. So. no matter what the
prescription ts. brtntf tt to us.
Our prices are most reasonable becausa
we Know how to buy. '
The rnmraew toftrflng of lb. AnMrtru Real Otom In WhUhm
oapltaL. Though tt wu of ampl. (lie tar r needs. It has been
pee. ta additional temporary qnsrtore bark of th. prtnatint hiHWHwg.
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ft IB m)ndmet dtrnriurm In th.
tn provide trnnr Mm. Ita Soar!
ENEMY'S ESTIMATED LOSSES.
It la entlmat.fi unofficially that th.
rn.mjr loaaes wer. 200,000 In th. re
cent fighting, of which 60,000 w.r.
inflicted by th. Americana. Th.
prisoners alon. number over 20,000
and th. limn in d.ad and wounded
Th. French used more armored
ear than usual and cavalry or mount
ed patrol, were effectively employed
in clearing th. foresta and maintain
Toward Salmons! there hat been
increased artillery work and bitterer
and ateadier fighting. The r'rench
and American aoldi.n disregarded
caution ahnoet entirely, advancing
their linea in open order and taking
what ram., not bothering to hunt
down machine gun n,-a. Thia brought
them into rloaer contact with the
main body of th. retreating force.
In numerous esse machine gun
rompaniea aurrendered, although it
waa nereaeary to clean up many oth
er.. Diviaion headquarter are eonstant
ly changing on account of th. com
paratively rapid advancement of the
linea. Some of them hav. been
subjected to occasional shells, both
ehrapnel and gaa though without dam
age. Behind th. linea long tran
porta of allied troop All th. road
leading to th. front, th. allied plane,
and observing balloon giving warn
ing against interference by enemy
artillery or hoatil. aircraft.
Th. American troopa both on the
line and on th. road ar. keen spir
ited. Many of them having learned
a smattering of French, they often
yell to the French marching by
amusing comment, on "th. big
how." Invariably th. French reply,
unusually In language in which the
Americans do not understand, al
though they shout their approval,
no matter what th. words may m.an.
Intermingled in th. lin. of battle
and along the roads are whit., black
and yellow race, in all the units and
the big machine is moving without
knack or loot motion. Now and
then the color schema to the rear
of th. lighting lines la broken by
column of gray clad prieonera. In
cores of rases, prisoners beg of their
guard to tell them when they are
to bo shot. Tha majority of them,
however, stolidly accept what they
believe to be their fat.
BRITISH CRUISER SUNK.
4 London, July 20. Th. British
armed cruiser Marmora waa tor
pedoed and sunk by Germxn sub
marine Tuesday, according to an
nounrement mad. by th. British ad'
miralty tonight. Ten members of
the crew of th. vessel ar. missing
and It la presumed they were killed.
Tho admiralty also announced that
British torpedo boat destroyer ran
ashor. Wednesday and later sank
Thirteen of her crew ar. missing,
nd it is presumed they were drown
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from the drudgery of the coal pile and the ash heap.
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A DESERTER'S TALE or WOE.
Every man amono our olfn.r and directou U well known
Ihrouuhuut this section of I lie country fur coiiscrvHli. m anil lh
Youcnn be certain that hrn ou di poi.il ynur money Iter
tt will tia complrt. safety under the direction of I lies, men
Oldest Bank in Christian County
J. E. McPllEKSON, rresidcni.
CHAS. F. McKEE, Cashier.
L H. DAVIS, Vice-President
h. l. Mcpherson. al Cashier.
"rgt. MaJ. J. A. White, h Is doing
his bit serving as rhlmpodlst with
Cncle Ham's forces In rrance. The
rare of the lower extremities la of the
utmont Imrmrtnnre tn the saeceaa of
a army, and this expert aeee to tt that
the feet of our lighting men are always
In th. "pink of condition." ,
TO THE PEOPLE OF CHRIS
A nearly complete report of th.
Registration of Thrintiait County ap
peared in Friday's pners.
On behalf of the Kentucky Council
of Defense I wish to thank th. pub
lic for their full response to thia
call. We will now be able to hav.
a complete and efficient War Work
Council in each school district, so that
permanent record will be kept show
ing how much patriotic help each in
dividual rendered to our Government
in winning th. war.
W. mak. special mention of all
Th. American troops advancing
along ,th. Marn hav. discovered
htndreda of dead German. Th. vic
tims fell before th. heavy machine
gun Are of th. Americans before!
th. retreat In en. horseshoe-shaped
area the ground was covered with
dead. The Americans buried as many
bodies as waa possible. It is esti
mated that 2,000 Ormana ft" there.
Farmers along the Kiarn. report
having aeen th. bodies of German
dead floating down the stream. The
military authorities are planning som.
system by which they can clear the!
river of bodiea. '
Three days after th. Germans evae-1
ated Chateau Thierry, the Ameri-
cans found a lone German in Mont!
8t. Pierre hiding in a cellar. The.
prisoner said he was tired of the I
war and determined to hid. himself, I
notwithstanding the fart that he had i
no food, and later taking a chance
of surrendering to the allies. He as-,
serted that the German soldiers were '
dissatisfied with th. way affairs wer.'
going and that tha general opinion
among them was that the crown
prince was unable to br.ng uPk -it
reinforcements or food supplies to
aid the force being attacked from
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with pleasure the prisoner appease hisj A
appetite after his three dnys' fast. J
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rsns not to report his desertion, say
ing if they did and he ever got back
to Germany he would be shot.
: Better Banldng Service for Farmers
The Federal Reserve Banking System, with com
bined resources of a thousand million dollars, has been
established by Act of Congress to stand back of the
farming and business interest of the country.
We are members of (hit system which enables us,
better than ever If fore, to supply our farmers with the
credit and currency ihey need for producing crops and
to protect them against disorganized markets.
If you aro not linked up with this system as one of
our depositors come in and let us tell you ' how it helps
First National Bank :
VON BUELOW'S NEPHEW.
Among th. prisoner captured in
the Aiane-Marne battle was a nephew j
of irPnc. .von Bue'.ow, the former j
Germsn imperial chancellor. The:
officer, who was a battalion com-!
niandrr, waa astn'he1 to hear that I
there was a large American army in'
France. He said he had been con
vinced, as had all Germans, that the'
American soldiers in France did not
exceed 50,000. '
R. E. COOPER.'
that acted aa Clerks or solicitor and
all that rendered valuable assistance
by the usa of their cars also tho
that volunteered for speeches Ac
' Th. Registration Books will remain
open at Headquarters, Y. M. C A,
building so that any who hav. not
yet may com. and register. It la im
perative that we hav. everyone above
18 year of age to register.
Th. W. 8. 8. driv. will continue
until Christian county reaches" her
quota of 1786.000.
In order to do this our average
must be f 40 aa these are only about
20,000 people above It years of age.
! A great many do not realli. the im
J'portanr. of organised saving -and
those who can must double their prea.
ent pledges. Quite a number sh.ulJ
''gotho limit of S1.0M. ,
Left make CbriUan-eounty
: banner county of Kentucky,
t R E. COOPER.
Chma. Cwneil t Defease!
A GENERAL AMONG THEM.
Geneva. July 2B. The German
newnpaperm have begun to publish
long lists of officers killed and the
names cover several columns. Among
them is that ef Gen. Unverxagt, at
tached to the staff of Gen. von
Bnrhm on the Marne front
AD WELL BROS.
TIN WORK OF ALL KINDS
Roofing, Guttering and Repairing.
Plat Bed Steam Boxes.
Country Work a Specialty.
Rear L O. O. F. Building. -
BOOK US FOR ONE.
(By Associated Press.).
London,' July 27. An Kngiish air
plane factory proposes after the war
to manufacture a standardized air
plane for popular us., which it ex
pects to be abl. to put on th. mark
et at a uniform price of f 500.
IS IN IS DAYS.
Parle. July 2. Second Lieut.
CoefTsrd of the French army has
broken all records in airoplan. light
ing according to n.wspapera. He
has won fifteen aerial victories in
' Hopkinsville, Ky.
Virginia Street, Between 7th and 8th
M- D. Kelly
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PracticsJ-Jeweler and Graduate Optometrist
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North Main St, Opposite
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