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H0PK1NSVILLE, KENTUCKY, FRIDAY. AUG 23, 1918.
Price 3 Cent .
' Fair Friday and probably Satur
day with not much change In tem
..Gen. Foeh, suprrme commander
' ot the A Iliad armies, la now hsfled
the treat aat strategist, if not tha
leading military genlua of all tima.
iv ; The ,6enato Military Committee
recommends a aeparate department
.. of aviation with a cabinet minister
. at Ma hssd.
w The Huna are said to be losing
Jme 61 their eocksureneae. Enthu-
" aiasm H Hot helped by going hack
. , wr5,
t Men-tot Powell, of Madison county,
gaeaed end hia lung weakened and
-JaraHde4 home, baa died in Arisona
, . Irhere 14 tWUflit relief.
, i v one
i ; Superintendent Charlie Vsughn la
I making: a. extra effort to flnlah Main
-$ft by tha fair. . It lack but half
'"-v tloek and the trouble to to
?y'pt the asphalt In time.
1 ! - oen
.-- Next.' week lll be fair week and
V th merchants are getting ready for
tha usual big week'a buaineas. From
all Indication tha fair to going to
be bigger and better than ever.
Some of the Americana in the En
gineer Corpa are referred to official
ly aa "deserters" because they left
construction ranks without leave and
rushed to tha front to take part in the
Chocolate randy they say It to be
a thing of the past after January 1,
but no special harm will be done.
Many a good piece of candy baa
been rained by covering It with cho
colate, la the opinion of these who
don't Jike chocalate.
A petition that tha trial court be
directed to grant Thomas J. Mooney
a sew trial en tha ground that his
conviction' waa brought atxrat through
malfeasance practiced by the district
attorney, waa denied by the slate su
preme court of California. Mooney
to awaiting execution.
Tb ji;tement that neither he nor
the VeVafiane In attendance consider
the condition of Senator Jamea as
critical waa made Wednesday by Ed
gar II. Jamea, brother of the Senator,
who to spending a short time in Bal
timore. Thia in the face ef the fact
that the press reports Indicate, that
his condition has grown hopeless.
Mile by mile the big salient la dis
appearing , More than hslf of it is
already gone. Shaped like the new
moon, it was originally 100 miles
long and 40 miles deep in middle of
the crescent between St. Quentln and
Amiens. It will all be gone aa soon
as the Uuna can get back to tha Hin
denburg line, where trie Kaiser and
hie six. sons are supposed to be.
The vanguard of America's 5,000
airplaines with which Germany to
to be brought to terms are already
doing duty at the front and will now
go over in a steady stream. ' The
American air service can man 6,090
bombing machines next spring. Cer
tainly there to no groat difficulty abut
their ammunition. Machinea are
what la needed. To keep 5,000
bombing planee in service would
probably require monthly replace
menta of 1,000 machines, but several
times that many will be turned eut
WILL B GOOD.
m Prior to an adresa by Secretary of
'War Baker at the Frankfort arsenal,
1,000 munitiona worker at the big
plant pledged their loyalty to the
Government and promised not to
strike under any conditions for the
duration of the war.
Revival services will begin at the
Broadway Methodist church early
In September. Rev. H. IL Jones,
who la stationed at the HopVlnsville
Methodist church, has been secured
for the . meeting. Bowling Green
Official orders received t Camp
Zacharv Taylor limit the time ef
wvue In tUa Depot Brigade to six
mnnths, after which periodl the sol
diers and officers will be either sent
oversea or transferred to diytsbni
is thia country; ' "'
FEDERAL OFFICERS IN A FAIR
WAY TO STOP BLOCKADE
Two more arreeta have been made
under federal warrants In connec
tion with the transportation of whie-
ky Into dry territory.
Emmett Clark, coL, arrested Tace-
day night .waa a lowed hia liberty en
a f 500 bend and hia trial eat for to-
Wednesday night another car was
caught and J as. H. Frailer and B.
O. Hunter arrested. They were ar
raigned before Commissioner Frank
Cunningham at S o'clock yesterday
and the casee were bandied by Aa
sistant District Attorney 8. Merrill
RuaselL The defendanU waived ex
amination and were released on boade
The flrst car contained 170 bot
tlee of liquor. The second car con
tained ten cartons of whisky In small
bottle. Tha federal authorities
aeised the whisky and it to stored In
the vault at the county clerk's of
TV. . I L .LI L.I-1
i - . r-7 V in J . . "
V"'f w aaeae ilia ! w wis Wf IV
to iiarksviue and raided a
bootlegging place and brought back
with them a negro named Bell whose
trial will be held thia morning at 10
o'clock. Te cases ef liquor, con
taining threVgnllona each, waa seis
ed and brought with the o fleers to
thia city and placed with the other
Tomorrow will be the day for fil
ing supplementary petitions for the
calling of the - prohibition election
Oct. 4. The petitions filed contained
3201 names and other petitions have
since been signed by those whe were
anxious to get en the lists. It to ex
pected that several hundred more
namea will be added. The number
required waa I860.
The committee haa made a request
that all petitions to be filed be
brought to town early Saturday
FOLLOWING THE FLAG
R. R. Roeeboroogh, a brother of
Irving Koseborough, has. arrived In
Frank Williams, son ef Walter
Williams, haa received hia call to re
port for duty at the Great Lakes
Training Station. He enlisted some
time ago in the naval aviation corpa.
C 8. Coleman left last night for
Chicago to see hia son Jamea T. Cole
man, ef theaviation corpa, whe will
leave tonight for an embarkation
Mr. and Mrs. Pa a Hanbery have
received a sword from their son R.
V. Usnbery. Tha weapon was pre
sented to Mr. Hanbery by the gun
crew of his ship. It bears the follow
Presented to R. V. Rsnbery
byJhe gun crew ot the 8. 8. J.
L. tuckenback. .
Backward, fall backward,' Oh Hun
in thy flight . i
Get a new place to run from morn
ing until Bight t
The British and French are shooting
And the Yankeea will get yoa If
you don't watch out I
Delay over the excess profits tax
will probably prevent vae 18,000,000,
000 Revenue Bill, which waa prac
tically completsd with tb exception
of this item yeatardsy, from being
teerted until the middle of aeat
E VE ARE
YOUNGSTERS REACHING SI IN
LAST 0 DAYS REGISTER
.. Tomcrow has been aesignated by
the Becietary of War as the day when
all the young men who have reached
their Vlst birthday since June 5
shall register for military service.
It to not known how many young
mea will be m this registration, but
those who do not have to regiater to
morrow will get their chance early
In September when, from every hi'
dicatioa, all the men In the country
from 18 to 21 and SI to 45 will have
Some of the American . soldiers
tainted a new military crime.
"deaerting" to the front
; The engineers and other ' troops
whose dutiee keep them In the rear of
the fire tone or at the base, were
found to have abandoned their unite.
When thia breach of discipline waa
aja eeeves ww w a w mtr piiaivu W 1W III VIIBJ
thick of the fighting that they had
"deserted" and made their way to
fttlA t Pftnt trefltHaaV faVtletPal ftkaVV tftftlt
Mrt In-the Mnt WtW I
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uniforms and got among the An-
sacs and earned eonspicious distine-
tion with the violent colonists, so,0
iL.i a I J a 1 I '
nm j our vi invra wrn uccoraiva 07
Bethel Women's College will open
what promises to be its best session
in recent years on September 18.
Miss Clara Bella Thompson, pros-
Ident of the college, haa returned,
from Bryn Mawr, where she has been1
visiting frienda, and to hard at work1
getting ready for the opening of the,
There will be an unusually strong!
faculty this yesr and the attendance!
of student promisee to be Urge.
DAKOTA HARVEST ON.
(By Associated 1'reas.)
Hron, S. D., Acg. 22. People from
the cities are hurrying Into the har
vest field to aid farmer in gathering
what to characterized as South Da
kota's greatest crop of grain.
After finishing their work in stores
and offices, businec men don over
alls in midafternoon and work in
the harvest flelda until ten o'clock
at night They reoeive the standard
wage of 45 cents an hour, and in moat
eaaaa the money to given to the Red
Cross or to some other war fund.
Women are assisting the men in
their work in msny parts of the state.
Tsople from all walks ef life rub
elbows In the task of gathering the
bumper crops. ,
' (By Associated Press.)
St Louis, Mo., Aug. 21 Cspt
Frank Nash, Thirteenth Railway En
gineers, formerly ef St Louia, was
billeted with his command In a wood
ed portion ef France which gradually
grew into quite village. Not hav
ing a name, the soldiers christened
the place "Nashville" n Nash' honor.
Notification of the unique distinc
tion: he Just reached relative pf
Capt Naah here. .
The Italian grain crop along the
Fisa river (rent hat been barveet-
I J under firs.
nnniM jtun nnni
WHILE liOYOII IS ENVELOPED
(By Associated Tress.)
The German battle line in France
to still crumbling under the impetus
of the attacks of the French and Brit
ish. . ? J
From the region, ef Sobaons to the
vicinity of Lassigny tha enemy waa
visited with- further hesvy defeats,
while further north between the
Somme river at Bray to the south of
Arras, Field Marshal Haig'a men
have continued victorious.
On no sector en the front have the
Germane been- a We to (tern the UJe
of defeat ' The Frfnch and British
are pressing their advantage with a
strength that brooks no denial of
their efforts. i
Thousands of prisoners, msny ma
chine guns and cannon, and large
stores have been taken. The British
Aug. 22. shrd shrdf cmfw bgk xsfifl
With the French Army in France,
Auff. 22. The retreat' of the On
mane before the Third and Tenth
s'r.k Am.iaa niiiiu wlv with1
Inr.. .nmmA nv.r larira nart of I
the battle front and in aome eaaea'ef the plcaea captured to Pommiers.
disorder exists thst amounts to a I
BRITISH ARMY HAS MANY I
THOUSANDS OF CHAPLAINS'
(By Associated Prcae.)
London. Aug. 22. The British ar
my has 3294 commissioned chaplains ,
including 1M4 Lhurcn or r,ngiamiin
clergymen. 622 Romsn Catholic 774;
I of various Protestant denominations,
a t !-b- b.II TM M . 1
anu it 4cwn raeoia. infK naurew rcad snd hava tatabllshcd their posi
do not include Colonial chaplains. tioni weH Mlt of Um) Som-
("or chaplains engsged locally and
j The War office administers the
Army Chaplains' department direct-
ly, and chaplains are appointed by the
Secretary of War on the nomination
of the various denominations. In forward to the Border of Oise, esat of
France, the principal Chaplain at the;Noy0n and have reached the Aillette
outset or the war was Ksv. lh. lunms
of the Presbyterian cl.u of Ire-
land, ranking aa Brigadier-General
At the present time Bishop Gwynne
of the Church of England, to in com
mand, with the rank of major-general.
Dr. Simms has been graded to
the same lank and remains in charge i
of all chaplains In France belonging I
to churches other than the Church ef.t0
About 100 chaplaina have been
killed in action or died in service, and
many have been wounded and inval
ided home from diieeses contracted
while on active service. A consider
able number have been made prison
rra of war, though most of these have
been released subsequently under
the provisions of the Geneva conven
tion. Honors received by 4he conimis
sionsd clergy in the British army in
clude two Victoria Crosses, 60 Dis
tinguished Service Badges, 256 Mili
tary Crosses and 11 foreign orders.
Hugh Thomas, of the Riley's Hol
low section, cloeed a trade last week
with D. L. Grinter to run the McCar
ty farm of 700 acres near Green's
Crossing In Christian county next
year. The farm to to be operated up
on the partnership plana-Cadis Ree
The Ilerndon Methodist Church
will unfurl Its service flag Sunday.
There will be a great patriotic rally
end aa inUrelin- proa-raw haa been
T. C. Underwoed, ef thia ity, wllj,reu4 t Huntington, W. Va.. and
delivar tli principle aJdrsv.
slone In the last two days have cap
tured 5,000 prisoners.
In Haig's new offensive, the town'
of Albert and kevstone noaitione ore.
tecting the r..... .orth tk.
Somme have been token, while to the!wh,t hM ben "plished and
south the British have crossed the!"
Further progress of the French
from the vicinity of Lassigny to Soie-
sons haa driven a mighty wedge in
to the German lines which threatens
to divide the armies of Gen. Von I r,,dsr '' the committee strong
Boehm and the German crown prince"' ur" ,n,B eontro1 through the
while Noyon to all but enveloped. i
Viewed from all aeoecta tha allied i
Foch now has the initiative entirely j T" 'y executive organisation
m his own hsnds and that he pur.lth P'00" training fields,
poses to press hia advantages for two Ith "PVmnt of Inexperienced In
months of good fighting wssther P0. "'orism to contractor
which atill remains.
(By Associated Press.)
Paris, Aug. 22. -Numerous villa
ges running north of Soiasons hsve
he takea hv tha Vreiu-ti. whnae
drive atone- tha whole front centianaa
.UA..ii k. .
M.kl Tk. t I .
PRISONERS EXCEED 100,000.
Taris. Aug. 22 The French have!
crossed tha Aislette river on a mile'
front and are pushing towards Goucy
Le Chatteau. From the height of
Leplemont on tha Oise front. French
(roup, Rra now watching the Germans
their retreat towards the north,
The British hold new positions in
the vicinity of the Arras-Albert rail-
. . . ......
0f their tanks reported working as
far esstward aa the Bapaume-Arraa
Seven more towns have been taken
from the Germsns. Noyon has been.
surrounded. The French have pressed
rjVer at ons plsce.
rer at one place.
The Echo says the number of en-
smy prisoners taken by British and!
Americsns since July 18th exceedr 1
100,000. An enrly capture of Noyon
The British begs a another big of-
fenalva at 4:55 Vlo.k thia morntna-
between tha Sonm and Ancre river
the south of the Point of attack
yeaterday by General Byng. Today's!
drive to still under wsy. The British
took between three and four thous
snd prisoner in their new offensive
Hsig report's today.
HOOVER'S BIRTH PLACE. ..
(Bv Assoelsted Press.)
Wsst Branch,' lows. Aug. Weat
Branch to all agog ever prospects ef
a visit from Herbert Hoover, federal
food administrator, who apent aome
of hia boyhood days in this communi-
It to thought some date this au
tumn will be selected for "Hoover
Dsy," and many prominent men of
the state, including Governor Hard
ing, have indicated their intention of
MEETING OF W. C. T. U.
The W. C. T. U. wiS mevt at the
Library this aftsrnoon at 4 o'clock.
SELLS HIS FARM.
M. B. Brown, ef Crofton. baa sold
his farm to B. D. Eddings.
Ben Schreiber died t English, Ind.
Wednesday, 99 year old.
A number of deserters resisted sr-
( aieu were kilUd. -
NEW CABINET MINISTER REC
OMMENDED TO HEAD AIR
(By Associated Press.)
. Washington, Aug. 22. Strictures
uPn f'l'es, disappointments and
American aircraft pro
r coupled with praiae for
"atement tnat quantity in produe-
tion may oe expected, were features
in a long report from the Senate
Military sub-Committee on aircraft
investigstion. While commenting
favorably upon the reorganisation el-
w aeparunent oi
tat,on htM b eb,"rt iter.
Th waste of millions ef dollars
wer mon ,n un" w
the old organisation by the commit
tee. TRIUMPH 0T
Wuhington, Aug. 22. In tha ab-
nr ot definite report, ef ao-
livitv today on tha part of the steam-!
Or trawler. Triumph, armed b a
Gern,a" "marine, strengthens the
belief in nsval I circles that the vosm!
no longer in ine iorn Aiisntic
The only possible explanation of
the failure of the patrol craft te cap-'
r the rsider. so thorough have(f- Almond Browning. Mrs. Gua
De" preparations for the net-spread Breathitt, Mrs. Garner Dalton, Mra.
to capteure her. to that aha has
Dcen unl by the crew who then re-jT.
turneu to in auomanne.
MAN POVER BILL
TO BE A LAY
(tiy Associated frees.)
nnminvn, nn. . iis H
the Men-Power B.ll for changing "
draft sites, both branches of Congress
today debated the measure with the
leader planning its paasage in the
House tomorrow and in the Senate
8oiritad sneechee that needed men
for the army are counted upon next
'year te crush the enemy were 'msde
with crowded galleries, while out-!
uds a dramatic touch waa given In
marching to martial songs end cheers'
of khaki-clad infantry entraining for
MR. MAX HANBERRY VERY LOW
Well-Kaewn Cadis Altera? la Se
rious Conditio. j
Hon. Max Hanberry, the well
known Cadis lawyer, has bees quite'
ill for several days past He has
been suffering from an aggravated
attack of flux, and while he waa
thought to be a little better yester
day, he to not yet eut ef danger and
is regarded as a very sick msn. His,
sisters, Mrs. J. D. McGowan and Mr.
Dave Mitchell, of Hopkinsville, are
with him, aa wstl aa his three daugh
ters and one son and aome member
of their family from a distance, aa
follows: Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Porter,
Mrs. H. C. Crump and little son, Mrs
Odl Whittaker and Mr. Herbert Hsa
berry, all of Nashville. Cadia Rec
ord. TWO C1RLS DROWNED.
Misses Irene Linebacher and Msu
riue Williams were drowned while In
bathing la the Ohio River opposite
West I'uint, Ky.
TOBACCO SEASON IS NEARINO
THE END WITH WEED STU'
This week only 28,800 pounds ef .
tobacco waa sold en the loose floor
and the average mounted tov the un
precedented figures of 16.(i. The
officisl report eeyai .'
Week Ending S-22,1918.
Sales for week 28,800 lb
Sales for season ,...25.688,545 lbs.
Aversge for this week. ... .'.$(8.87
Average for thia season ....114 23
Trash 514.00 to 14JS0
Com. Lugs 814.50 to 115 00
Med. Lugs $15.00 to 515.50
Good Lugs $15.60 to $15.00 ,
Low leaf $16. to $17.00v
Com. Leaf $17.00 to 18.00
Med. Leaf $18.00 to $19.00 -
Good Leaf $19.00 to $20.00
L. B. CORNETTE,
President Tobacco Board ef Trade -
One ef the featuree ef the fair
next week .will be the Red Cross
Auction Sale. A great variety ef
articles entered in the Fair have been
donated to the Red Cross and these
will be sold to the highest bidder.
The Red Cross sewing room bss
D" T,r PIC- WSSk.
The ladies have been loyal to their
t"" Theee ew.iw wcrei
Stites, Supervisor Mrs. Kenneth
Mn- Thomas, Mrs. Ar-
h" Wallace, Mrs. Emmett Cooper,
r. oraacn, aire, mauory uiii, Mrs.
B. Hsncock, Mrs. Liiiie Quarles,
Miss Msry Moore, Mrs. G. A. Story,
Mrs. C. H. Gee, Mrs. Msmie Morris.
Tuesday, Aug. .20 Mrs. Frank
Rives, supervisor Mrs. J. B. .Jack
son, Mrs.'L. A. Tate, Mrs. Otho An-.:
derson, Mrs, R. E. Cooper, Mrs. M. F.
Shryer, Wis Anna Lands, Mrs. T. R.
Hsncock, Mrs. Fred Ashby, Mrs. Msr
! tha Quick, Mrs. 8. Y. Trimble. Mrs.
Wednesday, Aug. 21 Mrs. How-,
ell Tandy, supervisor Mrs. Caraer
Dslten. Miss Msry Moore, Mrs. Jaa.
Winfree. Mrs. W. P. Vicksra. Mrs.
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eswssw avaMavwajT wiis, a. Vee sw sea.
By Assoc Is ted Press.)
Washington,' Aug. 21. Tha foL
lowing casualties are reported: Killed
in action, 24 1 missing in action, Sj
wounded severely. 81 J died from sc
cioent ana etner causes, z; died or
disease, 4; wounded, degree Bde-.-
termined, 23 1 prisoners, L Total
On Kentuckiaa waa killed, SergU
Eddie Lee, ef Narrow, Ky.
Severely wouadoeV r .Charlie. K
JUDGE BINGHAM PAYS.
$144,671 TO KENTUCKY
Louisville, Ky., Aug. 22 Aa in
heritance tax ef $146,876 will be
paid te the state of Kentucky en the
legacy ef $5,000,000 bequeathed to
Judge Robert Worth Bingham by bis
wife, it waa announced yesterday.
Th, ,m0unt will be paid thia week
to the sheriff of Jefferson county.
The amount to be paid represents aa
inheritance tax ef S per cent en the
entire Inheritance, sis taxes being
ES AT HOSPITAL.
ise Sanders, formerly of
'd, d.ed Saturday at the Wel"V
te Hospital of a complies r.
tion of disease. The body waa takl
ea to Horse Branch fcr
ain, of Pinyw
ptoo4e4 ... "S
Cant Carlo a. Urttlain. or Fine.
villa. Ky . hai beea noo44 t.. "
A4iral la tha u " A