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taMuhed 1879 Vol. XL-Daily Vol. 1. No 142
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY. AUG. 22, 1918.
Price 3 CenU
t THE WEATHER.
air Thursday, Friday thunder-a-era
and locals rains.
j Sdiiorial Comment
I The French battle lina haa been
shortened fifty mi Ira,
Senator W. Norria. of
hraeka, has' renominated.
billion dolly of tnstfranre
haa been written en soldiers' lives.
! Watch tha Romiana coma around
alright, with loyal aoldiera flocking
lo tho Allies.
V From srhera tha Americana hex
svsdad. Germany, l ia leaa than 40
lle td tha Rhino rtver.
aTh British Jisve driven tha Hunt
Self beyond - tha Hindenburg lina,
Enrico Caruao, opera singer, waa
.srried Tneaday to Miss Dorothy
ark Benjamin, daughter of a New
of patent attorney.
( Oa. Panhing'a report announeee
kwarda of tha Dietinguiahed Service
Cross to twanty-flva more American
ldters for deeda fit heroism under
t. A German eubmarine aeued a
ig (Uhing nwl, the Triumph, and
. crew expressed tha opinion that
t would be need aa a raider. A raid-
c that could not submerge ought not
Thousanda of grtsiled veterans of
Civil War, many of them march
; beside their soldier sons in khaki
icied through Portland, Ore., yea
y at tha opening of the national
mpntent of the Grand Army of
, ' out- Arthur F. Harris, one of the
htest athletic stars of tha old
4. High School, waa killed by an
snt In France August 2. arrord-
M a telegram received from the
, Department. He is the 2.1rd
vtlle boy to fall.
a . i aoo
.formation baa been received in' -
hington that aid will reach the' Oscar D. Humphreys, who for sev-Khe-Slovakjv
Siberia in time tojeral yeare haa been a clerk at the
(art the certf n Cerman and I local postofflc baa been transferred
kstrian prisoncra and Bolsheviki
ireee. Included in in supplies De
ll rushed to Eastern Siberia ' ia
ch heavy artillery.
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One dollar for a hair cut and 50
nta for a shave will be the stand
s' price If barkers accept the sue;
It ion of tho Barber Supply Deal
l' Association, a national organita
s which b) holding its annual meet.
f at Chicago.
ungreeaman Dave Kincheloe
tea this cheery postcard from
ma to tha Kentuckiaiu
'Soma, Italy. Photo shows part
old Roman Forum In whirh Caesar,
aa slain. 1-eave to-night for Italian
ront Then to Paris and on to' and hia pulse waa weaker thia morn
rench front at tha Mama." I ing.
, poo At midday hia pulse waa stated to
Six different branches of tha sen-! be "not a bit satisfactory."
have been represented here thia
ek by home boys oa leaves of ab-
ce. Tha boys include Lieut J no.
Breathitt, aviation; Tom Hum
rey, navy; Jo M. Kelly, marines;
pi Rodman Meacham, engineers:
tut Stanley Stroube, medical ra-
rve corps, and severs! of tha boys
on tha army. .
t Delegates to tha twenty-eighth an
Jual reunion of tha United Statea
"onfederat Velerana and allied or
ganisations to bo held at Tulsa, Okla.,
iteml 24 to 27, will be granted
a transportation rata of one cent
a mile. The reunion committee ia
busily engaged in mailing out 100,000
i.lealiAration certificate to tha 8.500
divisions and campe of tha organisa
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UNION BOY KILLED
tltiontown. Ky., Aug. 20 Gl.
Piland. aga 21 yaare, who ia rsport--d
in th casualty list aa being among
wVi In action, la tha first Un-
jntowa boy to give his lifs In the
rlj struggls in Franca. H la we
ungest sob of Mr. and Mrs. Huu
n A, Pilond of tliU city.
- COMING COMBAT.
I V. Kwn, D. B. Uanceck. Guy
and J. r. Warren wiu on
tuntav play a auartotto of
lf players from Clarkavilla
th.wiU cam off at, tha Calf
try Club. .
FOURTH IN LIST OF STATES IN
RESFECT TO FER CAFITA
W. S. S. SALES.
(By Aaaociated Press.)
Washington, Aug. 20 Ohio, New
York and Illinois were tha banner
States in aala of War Savings (tamps
in July, their aalea amounting res
pectively to 1 1 5,7 19,000. Vermont.
South Dakota, Oregon and Kentucky
led all other Statea In per capita
salea with records of $4.72, S4.3.
$3.7 and 13.65 respectively. The
report for New York StaU did not
include $4,160,000 aalea hi New
York City, which stood at the bottom
of tha list In per capita contributions
with a record of 70 renta for aacb In
Ohio had sold $43,460,000 of War
Savings stamps up to August 1, mora
than any other State. Pennsytvsnia
had sold $40,000,000 and Illinoia $34.
6KH.0OO. The $572,000,000 salea of
War Savings and Thrift etamps up
to August 1 provided $5.43, approx
imately one aavinga stamp for aacb
man, woman and child ia tha nation.
DENTISTS AT DAWSON.
Tha aouthwestern and tha west
central Kentucky Dental Societies
ara in session ia Dawaoa today. The
session will continue through Satur
Dr. N. L. Hansboro of Padueab is
tha president of tha southwestern
society while Dr. A. II. Tanks, of
this city, ia president of tho West
Central Society. A largo number of
dentists from all tr tha state tre
present and a good meeting ia in
TRANSFERRED TO DETROIT.
to tha uetroil omce.
Lurlan Guthrie win eucceaa air.
Humphreys hero and Ruse II Rogers
will carry route three, and Mr. J. W.
Wilkina will bo parcel post carrier.
, Mr. Ilumpherys haa sold hia home
on Alumnal Avenue to L. D. Brown
ing. Hia wife and child will join
him in Detroit in about ten days.
CONDITION OF SENATOR
Baltimore, Md., Aug. 20. Tha
condition of United States Senator
Ollio M. Jamaa of Kentucky, who
ia seriously ill at Johns Hopkina hoe-
pital of Bright'a disease, waa grave
today. Ha passed a restlesa night
Senator Jamea haa been a patient
at tha hospital for about thro
East St Louis, UK, Aug. 21. Scien
tists will try to unravel the mystery
surrounding tho unearthing of skele
tons of eight unusually largo men
and a dog found by laborers building
a dam near tha outskirts of thia city.
Tha heada of tha men wer vary large
and each contained thirty-four teeth
of extraordinary aiso. Tha dog's
bones Were found entwined ia the
arma of one of the skeletons.
Bits of pottery nearby lead tha au
thorities to believe that tha men were
The scientist will try to determine
the period in which they lived.
Carda aa follows have been sent
Mr. and Mra. William Cooper Bum
mere requests tha honor of your pres
ence at sfjs marriage of their sister
v Franc ee Garnett
'.. Mr. Newton Romey BardWell
aa Thursday, September tha 5th
nineteen hundred and eighteen
at ix o'clock In tha afternoon
. Christian County, laotucky.
After October First t . . , .j
Clarksville, Tea. , " - '
MM CAPTURED VILLAGES
(By Aaaociated Press.)
Paris, Aug. 21. Laasigny haa been
taken by the French forces, whose
line bow reach tha outakirta of Chiry
southwest of No yon.
Tho official statement making the
announcement says also twenty vll
lagea have bean liberated since yes-
terdsy and that tha French have ad
vaneod Ave miles at certain pointa.
Enemy poaitiona have been deep
ly penetrated and a number of pris
BRITISH GET BUSY.
Following doss Bpon tha French
attack of yesterday, tha British
struck the Germans southwest of Ar
raa at dawn today and awept them
within three milee of Bapeam in
short order. 4s) the same time pres
sure waa put on in Flandcr and the
movement assumed the nsture of a
The French continued their ad-
vane on IS lower side of the salient
Tho Americana ara holding Frapelle,
a German town four mile from the
border, captured Monday.
ONE RAIDER LESS.
Philadelphia. Aug. 21. A well-
placed ahell from a British tank
atoamor ended the career of a Ger-i
maa aubmarina about 300 miles
northeast of Nantucket, last Friday,
according to members of the ship's1
crew. When nrst sighted the wsap
apened Are and two shells at ruck the
tanker, which replied with twenty-1
seven shots. Shortly theresfter
Hemes -were seen bursting from the!
wasp s side. It aank.
GERMANS WEAKER THAN
ALLIED FORCES CLAIM.
London, Aug. 20. It is believed
in Cologne that tha Germane are
weaker on the weatern front than ev
er, the allied claim, ssys tha Daily
Mail'a correspondent at Tha Hague.
He doea not vouch for other sections
of Germany, but gives this ststement
of conditions In ths Cologns district.
"All lesves from the front have
"Deserters ara being sent to the
front from punishment camps.
"Wounded hones ara hurried west
with bandages still in place."
Tha correspondent adda that it is
reported that the Germans have stol
en food parcel aent to French pris
oner in order to feed neutral labor
are who ara on atrik because- of
TO FIX PRICES OF SHOES.
Washington, Aug. 21. Lesding
shoo manufacturers from Nsw Eng
land, Chicago, St. Louis and other
sections of the country began a ser
ies of conferences with Chairman
Baruch and other officials of tha war
industries board, relative to limiting
tha manufacture of shoes to ths more
essential atylea and grades,"
It hi understood plans under con
sideration contemplate stamping re
tail pricea on tha shoes.
Mr. G. Lindsay Mitchell, of thia
city, and Mia Jones, of Trigg coun
ty, were married in Clarkavilla Tuea
day. Tha groom ia connected with the
tobacco warehouca of M. H. Tsndy
A Co. Tho bride haa been living in
thia city for som time.
DR. W. H. PARSONS.
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Dr. W. H. Parsons, one of the lead
ing physicians of Paducah, haa moved
to thia city and will locate her for
th general practice of medicine.
. H has purchased tha C. R. Bould
in home on South Virginia. Hia fam
ily are nlraady bar and arc keeping
house in their new home.
Dr. Bouldin haa bought tho Ir
B. N. Fruit place.
Kisses between women
A small boy's definition of mean
time is school time. '-
(By Associsted Praaa.)
Washington, Aug. 21. Congress
is prepsred to turn its sttention ex
clusively to the man-power bill, x
tending the army draft ages to pro
vide for the army counted upon to de
feat Germany next year.
Debate on the measure will begin
simultaneously tomorrow in both the
Senate and House, with its passage
expected in the House before adjourn
nient tomorrow night and by the Sen
ate within a few days.
(By Associated Press.)
Dea Moines, Ia., Aug. 21. Women,
in Iowa will continue to make cootie-J
proof trench underwear for aoldiera
from thia state, despite the recent
statement that the garments were'
. Governor Harding recently recerv
eil a letter from Col. E. R. Bennett,'
commanilinc the Iowa regiment in
the Rainbow Division, saying the gar-j
menta did not perform the function
for which they were intended.
While Col. Bennett expressed the
belief that the elininution of the
"cootie" or trench louse trouble
could not be accomplished through
the wearing of chemical treated un
dergarments, the women say a simi
lar treatment has been endorsed by
the Canadian government and ia in
It is thought by leaders of the cam
paign here that tha garments supplied
the 16rltb. Infantry a unit of the1
Rainbow Division were of too light
texture, and lhat the garmenta mora
recently made of a heavier material
will prove effective.
TWO SISTERS BRIDES
IN DOUBLE WEDDING
DAUGHTERS OF FORMER ASSES
SOR W. J. McGEE WED
The two pretty and attractive
daughter of Mr. and Mra. W. J.
McGee, of South Christian, were
both married in a double wedding in
Misa Ruth McGee became the brtje
of Mr. Frank Taylor and Misa Elisa
beth McGee of Mr. Austin Ledford.
Both of the grooms liv in Pem
broke and after a, short vrdd n
trip south ths young couples will bo
at honta In Pembroke.
The young people did not elope aa
there waa no parental opposition.
They merely adopted the romantic
idea of going to Nashville to have
the ceremony performed. They went
on the Dixie Flyer.
LATER DATE FIXED.
The dste for th meeting of the
Bethel Baptist Association at Guth
rie next year, left to tho executive
committee, has been fixed for
dav and Wednesday following ' ths
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will bs Sept. 30 snd Oct 1.
This Is two months later than her
Lightning killed thre a ulee and a
hone belongir-g to L J. TsyW. of
LaFsyette, bund afternoon.
IDLE LINE IS
(By Associsted Press.)
Wsshington, Aug. 21. The Nary
Department officials tonight are confi
dently awaiting a wirele dispatch
telling of the capture or destruction
of the trawler. Triumph, aboard
hich a German submarine put a
crew, which after being armed start
ed on a raid against defenseless fish
ermen operating off Grand Banks.
Every precaution has been tsken, it
is said, to prevent the raider from
slipping through the line stretched
sround ths fishing grounds.
Ths type of craft sent sfter the
raider is not revesled, but it is ssid
to be numerous and swift.
5 LIVES LOST
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, Aug. 21. The Amer-
lean eteamer. Montana. 6.600 toni,'mIU umlcrtook , he,Vy counter- aU
was torpedoed and auna in foreign
waters August 1 tun, wnn ine prov
able loss of three members of the
civilisn crew snd two members of
in. n.. su.u, 1... ....j. -
merit announced tonight, r.ighty-one
survivors were landed.
A car belonging to Russell Richard
son, of Clarksville, and driven by a
boy named Oscar Harris, waa taken
in charge on a sheriff's wsrrant yee
terday near the residence of J. T.
Garnett, on the Bradshaw pike four
milea from town,, while returning to
Clarksville with 168 half-pint bottles
of whisky and two of gin, said to be
long to Kmmeit Clark, col., who was
in charge of it. They took the wrong
road in lesving town snd sn accident
to the car caused it to stop and re
sulted in ita capture in dry territory.
The car with its csrgo was brought
back and held as evidence snd Clark 1
waa sent to jsil in defsult of a 2500
bond. Th trial waa set for Friday.
fcx & Fix Pi
FOLLOWING THE FLAG
Lieut Robert F. McDaniel, M. R.
C. ha arrived aafely oversees.
Robert Cooper is at home on a
short furlough visiting his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Cooper. He haa
been stationed at the Great Lakes
R. L Moaeley, of LaFayette. haa
received a German hem let and bay
onet from hia eon, Ernest Moaeley,
who Is now in Franco. Tha trophies
or attracting much attention.
Charlie Boyd, of the regular U. S.
army and stationed at St Louis, Mo.,
ia her on a short visit to friends in
Ilrpklnsville and at Croft on. Mr.
Boyd waa at ona tim town marshal
of Crofton. He haa been in th army
for about twelve years.
Tenderness is all right in its wsy,
hat it is seldom weigh,! not by the
(By Associsted Press.)
The tide of detest still surges
heavily against the German armies in
France and Flanders. On four im
portant sectors ths French and Brit
ish arniiea against them were crown
ed with victory and tha entire Ger
man front, from Ypres in Belgium
to Soissona on tha Aian ia more ser
iously mensred then over.
French troops sr fighting from
Soisson to the river Oise. Other
Frenchmen operating between the
Mats and Oise rivers have materially
pushed forward their fronts, bringing
them to a position where they threat
en to campel the German evacuation
of the entire Somme and Oise salient.
Further north beween Albert and
Arras, Field Marshal' Haig, follow.
ing up the success of previous ds
with a new offensive on a ten-mile
front, has driven forward for splen
did gain, taking prisoners, guns snd
mutcrisls snd liberating several vil
lages, inflicting hesvy cssuslties on
Still further north in the fsmoua
Liys sector a general esstwsrd ad
vance of more than four miles haa
been made by tha British, who are:
now nesr the old 1916 battle line.
The progress of the French on both
sides of the Oise river would seen
I to make Noyon untenable to tha ene -
my. On the south the French hold
Sempigny, while to the west they, flafra 0( the allied nationa from a dis
hold the Important town of Laasigny, ( tance of 260 feet - Tha screen will
hkh is the key position to th No- k 1,600 feet from tho audience.
on plains to the north. The plan of tho liquid curtain was
At last account Gen. Haig was press worked out by John F. Cullertoa,
ing forward st the heels of th enemy manager of tha fir department prop
in the Arras and tho Albert sectors, ,rties, after attempt to create a
the Arraa-Albcrt railroad having been
crossed. On tha Lys salient thw Go.
,uik wnjch f,ilt), ,t hemyY colt.
What Berlin Say.
Berlin via London. Ami. 2 1. -A
u,.rn,n official communication thia
evening asserts that tho British at- committees. 1
tack south of Lys and near Jib towna , jh collection will include two car
of Ncuf. Berquin and Mervilla was 0,d 0f statuary token from th art
repulsed, th English loaing heavily. ,alleriea and cathedrals of Franco
'demolished by Germany's ruthlsss
What Leadoa Says. ; Warfars. A score of mscbin guns
I London. Aug. 21. A British at -
tack launched thia morning on a front
of ten milea from Ancr 4o th neigh-
borhood of Moyenville baa been sue -
cesful on th whol front. Field Mar -
thai Hsig reports tonight
AIRPLANE CAUGHT FIRE.
Belleville, HI., Aug. 20. Allan Bisections of certain battle grounds
Johnson of Fort Alleghany, Pa., was will be reproduced with British and
killed at Scott field near here when American aoldiera giving exhibitions
sn airplane in which h waa flying
3.000 feet from th ground caught
lire and fell to the earth.
REGIMENTAL SODA FACTORY
To help krep up the health of th
British lroipa la Meeopotauila during
tha hot monthe aacb niaa received a
dally ration of two aodaa. This photo
graph shows oae of the reglmeotal
Eve tests d. Ivnsee ground.
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BIG WAR EXHIBIT WILL OPEN
SEPT. 2 FOR TWO WEEKS.
(By Associated Press.) ,."-
Chicsgo, Aug. 21.--A giant brass
band will blare out tho strain of the
Star Spangled Barner, a flod of light,,
will spout into a great arena reveal
ing there a replica of No-Maa's-Lau'i,.
full throated cl.vcrs will risa from a
vast assemblage, and- th govern
ment 3 war !.v p !ion wi'l bo under
way. . '
Thia first nirf irmsmk af ChiaaVa'a
"second wor'fl': fair" wfiicj will pnv
ber 2. and U leaders In the task of
direc'ina the nation's battle acsinst
Prussisn miMtsrism wil' deliver ad.
dresses ringing with patriotism. Pre,
ident Wilson I as been invited but i
not sure that ha will be able to at- '
While th crowd are viewing var-.
ioua phases of trench warfare, nee
dles of light from powerful search
light will pierce the sky in search
of "enemy" airplanes that will soar
over Grant Park during tha night
Then, aa a climax the monster dia-
play 0f modern war machinery, a
screen of water 100 feet high and
J 500 feet wide will rise and upon It
will bo thrown motion picture of
substantial curtain of staam had
faii,d. The screen will comprise 60
streams of water poured forth from
I tha fir tug Graeme Stewart.
1 Twenty-four cars war necessary
to carry the big exhibit of the Allied
ha mmsrAmm It R.mh.I
. Cerson. chsirmsn of the features
. French 75s snd 77s snd other wesp-
. ons, with a brief history of th part
each played in stemming th German
1 tide, aura will b shown. Airplanes
j of every type used by the allies and
some captured from th Prussians
machines in which some of Germany's
I leading acee wer brought down from
diny heights, will bo displayed, and
of how th bsttls war fought
Th bringing together for th first
time this hug collection of wsr ex
hibits from the allied governments
is dssigned to widen th knowledge
snd deepen the foaling of tho mid
western people concerning th war.
BRYAN'S BROTHER BEAT
IN NEBRASKA PRIMARY.
Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 20. Early re
turns from tho stats wide primary
election held today indicated that
George W. Norria, present senator
from Nebraska, waa wall la tha lead
for tho republican nomination for -senator.
John H. Moonhead, on ear
ly returns, led hia four rivals for the
Cov. Keith Neville, incumbent.
seemed to hsv outdistanced bis riv
al for th democratic nomination for
governor, C. W. Bryan of Lincoln,
brother of William J. Bryan. Samuel
K. McKelvie apparently Had little
opp-Mitioa for tha republican guber
natorial nomination, according to
YALE ATHLETE KILLED.
Nsshvilie. Tenn., Aug. 20 J. M.
Overton of this city todsy received
a letter announcing lhat hia eon,
Lieut John Overton, famous aa a
Yale athlete, waa killed la th battle
of th Mama on July 19. Th new
cam in a latter from a friend who
ssid ho helped bury Overton on the
Ha who lives at tho bottom of
pleasard bring up sno gravel "fcsj