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JEDAEL.Y
Established 1865 52d Year No. 41
Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Friday, January 18, 1918.
Single Copy 5 Cents
MEET TONIGHT TO
DISCUSS FUEL ORDER 1
President Turley, of Chamber of
Commerce Calls Meeting of
Local Business Men.
TVip .rd.r of the National Fuel
.Administrator for the closing of
manufacturing industries ior a
penoa oi nve uap -
Mondays tin jviartu
curtailment of other business ac
tivities during the Mondays
mentioned, is the sole topic of
conversation among business
men and citizens of Richmond.
In order that there shall be a
o-h understanding of the
matter. President R. E. lurley,
of the Richmond Chamber ot
.Lommerce, has cauea a inccLiug jstrators and their representa
of the business men of Richmond tives specincaiiy authorized so to
to be held at tne court nuuc t
7:30 to night Friday when Mr.
C. C. Wallace, ruei n"
tor for Madison county, will be
present ana a iun ana irec uia-
cussion oi tne oraer aim n u-
fects upon business here win oe
had. All business men and otners
interested are invited to be pres-
ent.
There has been prevalent some
ldea that retail stores and pri-
vate businesses, not manutactur
ing enterprises, would have to
close down during the hve days
Kpo-innintr Tanuarv 18th. A care-
ful reading of the official order,
that retail
Kiicinpceps Qtnrps. etc.. are only
fnrhidden 'to use fuel on Mon-
,w"c nn tn March 25th. except
that stores selling food, or med-
ical supplies, may use fuel till 12 have broad authority to central
oVWk on each Monday. ize control of all war munitions,
Sections from the Fuel Admin-
istrator's order which are of in-
terest or have effect here, are
Section 3. On the following
days, namely, January 18, 19, 20,
21 and 22, 1918, and also on each
and every Monday beginning
January 28, 1918, and continuing
up and including March 25, 1918,
no manufacturer or manufactur
.ing, plant shall burn fuel or use
power derived from fuel forany
purpose, with the tollowing ex
ception :
(a) Plants which necessarily
must be continuously operated
seven days each week to avoid
or its contents may use only such
quantity of fuel as is necessary to
prevent such injury or its con
tents.
(b) Manufacturers or plants
manufacturing perishable food or
food necessary for immediate
consumption.
(c) Manufacturers of food
not perishable and not necessary
for immediate consumption ma
fuel to. the extent authorized by
the Fuel Administrator of the
state, in which such plant is lo
cated or by his fully authorized
representative upon application
by the United States Food Ad
ministrator. ( d) Plants necessary to the
printing and publication of daily
papers may burn fuel and use
power derived therefrom as
usual, except that on every Mon
day from January 21 to March
25. inclusive, they may burn fuel
or use power derived therefrom
in only to such extent as is neces
sary to print and publish editions
as such plant suctomarily prints
and publishes on legal holidays
other than the Sabbath; or if
such plants do not customarily
print or publish any edition on
such legal holidays, they may
burn fuel or use such power to
such extent as is necessary to is
sue one edition on the said Mon
day. Section 4. On each Monday,
beginning January 21, and con
tinuing up to and including
March 25, 1918, no fuel shall be
burned except to such an extent
as is essential to prevent injury
to property, freezing for the pur
pose of supplying heat for.
(a) Any business or profes
sional offices, except offices used
by the United States, state, coun
ty or municipal governments,
transportation companies, - public
utilities companies, telephone
and telegraph companies, banks,
trust companies, physicians or
dentists.
(b) Wholesale or retail stores
or any stores, business houses or
business buildings whatever, ex
cept that for the purpose of sell
ing food only, stores may main
tain necessary heat on any of the
specified days until 12 o'clock
noon, and except that for
the
purpose ot selling drugs
and
medical supplies only, stores may
maintain necessary heat through
out the day and evening.
(c) Theatres, moving picture
houses, bowling alleys, billard
rooms, private or public dance
dance hall, or any other place of
public amusement.
Section 5. On each Monday,
13
A 2 6j91o no uel shall be
burned for the purpose of heat-
ing rooms in which intoxicating
liquor is sold or served on these
days:
Nothing in this regulation
shall be construed to forbid the
heating of restaurants, hotels, or
other places in which meals ar
served, but in which no intoxi
cating liquor is sold or served on
Section 8. State Fuel Admin-
do are hereby empowered to
grant such relief as may be es
sential to prevent injury to
neajth or tQ prevent a disruption
o or jnjury to property destroy
ed by hre or freezinpr
Section 9. This regulation is
effective throughout the United
states east of the Mississippi
River, including the whole of
the states 0f Louisiana and Min-
nesota
Senate Wants Munitions Director
Wy -Associated rress.j
Washington, Jan. 18 The
Senate Military Committee to-
day favorably reported the bil
to create a Director of Muni
tions. The director will have no
cabinet membership, but wil
another bill establishing a war
council is nearly completed
LATEST FROM THE WAR.
(By Associated Press)
With the German refusal to
accept Russia's attitude concern
ing the right of occupied v terri
tories to self-defioition, the peace
I negotiations are apparently dead-1-locked
at Brest-Litovsk. '---Meanwhile
the Ukrainians and Bol-
sheviki are fighting bloody bat
tles in Odessa and near Poltava.
The western and Italian fronts
are devoid o important develop.
Austrians Striking.
London, Jan. 18 Serious
strikes, accompanied by riots,
have taken place at Vienna and
other Austrian cities, according
to a telegram to Zurich and oth-
r Switzerland points.
Lloyd George Puts It Strong.
London, Jan. 18 Premier
Lloyd George, in addressing the
labor delegates today, declared
the need for raising more men
for the army to be urgent. "The
people must either go on or go
under." he said
Cobb After A Commission.
Sergeant Ed Cobb, of Rich
mond, who has been in camp with
the state troops at Camp Shelby,
Hattiesburg, Miss., since the mi
litiamen were sent there, has
gone to Leon Springs, Texas,
where he is taking the training
for an officers' commission. Ser
geant Cobb is splendidly qualified
and his friends are satisfied that
he will come out of the officers'
school with a commission with
flying colors. He was one of the
few chosen for this training out
of the large body of enlisted men
in the camp at Hattiesburg.
Broaddus Hurt By FalL
W. W. Broaddus, proprietor of
the coal and feed establishment
which bears his name, is laid up
at his home with a badly wrench
ed knee and sprained shoulder,
as a result of a fall. Mr; Broad
dus slipped on ice when putting
his horse away in the stable at
night ,and his fall was not an
easy one. Mr. Broaddus is very
well known and very popular and
his host of friends hope nothing
serious has "busted loose."
Sold A Pair of Mules For $425.
B. J. Broaddus, residing near
Richmond on the Lancaster pike,
sold this week to Jack Duerson,
of the same locality, a pair of 3-year-old
mare mules for . $425.
Naturally being jubilant over this
excellent price, he did the -very
best thing possible, in entering
his name upon the lists' for the
Richmond Daily Register.
WILSON SAYS COUNTRY
WILL SEE NECESSITY
Of Rigid Fuel Order Millions of
Workmen Idle When Plants
Shot Down For 5 Days.
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, . Jan. 18 It is
stated officially today that Presi
dent Wilson is not-even consider
ing interfering with the1 fuel' re
striction order and feels the
country will be satisfied with its
necessity.
Most of Administrator Gar
field's staff was busy today issu
ing special rulings in response to
a flood of eastern querries asking
exactly what form of industries
are included in the order. Ap
parently the whole country is
much at sea as to just what the
order means.
Meanwhile a supplementary
exemption list is being prepared
by the Fuel Administration but
it appeared doubtful if it will be
made public owing to fears that
the Fuel Administration will be
swamped with requests from
other industries.
Some of the industries notified
of their exemptions were stee
mills, producing ship plates
woolen mills turning- out sroods
tor the army and navy, and cer
tain domestic utilities, including
ice piants wnicn, nowever, should
consolidate, wherever possible
and operate only one plant and
distribute the output through the
otners.
XT J. a fMI? l ...
iNcx.t xo lining nousenoid re
quirements, Garfield considers
the bunkers of ships the most
important task and today bent
his energies to relieve the situa
tion which is regared as extreme
ly critical.
Secretary McAdoo, it was indi
cated today, might declare a rail
road embargo against the ship
ment of more supplies to Atlan-
tl T"iC 4-1 - A JT
docks, which are congested, aU,
along 4he coast 4, by ... the - vast''
amount of freight, is imorpvedJ'J
In tne country at Iaree. thous-
ands of men are idle as a result
of the fuel order. New York es
L11HO.LCU wai tUjOuu plants in.
that state, employing 2,000,000
men, are closed.
C a .1 4.1 . A r rrs .
Chicago indicated that 40,000
men are idle with probablv 300.-
000 in the rest of the state.
Cincinnati, Buffalo, Detroit,
Cleveland, Baltimore, and Pitts
burg, reported industrial plants
shut down with figures of men
out of work running from 50,000
to 500,000.
As the day wore on it became
apparent that the first day's en
forcement of the order was at
tended by the greatest confusion.
While some industries in one
state had closed down the same
classes of business continued in
other states, indicating widely di
vergent interpretations of the
mandate by industries. The or
der meanwhile was attacked in
both Houses of Congress.
Brought To Local Hospital
Mrs. Dee Bush, wife of Deputy
Sheriff Bush, of Winchester, who
has been seriously ill for some
time, was brought to a hospital
here to be under the care of Dr.
Gibson. :
Try a can of Serv-Us Coffee.
Phone 431. Neff's Fish and Oys
ter House. 41 It
t4i
ill
TViic -ixr-ic ry Mri;trranin A natrol hoat is rushinsr uo
v m .j..v -
pvuimg away iroiu mc uuumcu,
Richmond Tobacco Market Closes Down Till Thursday
At a regular meeting of the
Richmond Tobacco Board of
Trade, Friday, it was unanimous-
y decided to close down the
Richmond tobacco market until
Thursday, January 24th, in com
pliance with instructions receiv
ed from the United States Fuel
Administration.
While this came as quite a sud
den blow to the local warehouse-
Hoover Has Something Important To Say About It, Too.
(By Associated Press,)
Washington, Jan. 18 Food
Administrator Hoover, today is
sued the following: The Food
Administration wishes it clearly
understood that Garfield s order
does not include grain elevators,
potato or vegetable houses for
cold storage, all forms of grain
storage, grain and feed mills,
coal product manufacturers, ba
kers, . canners, milk dealers,
creameries, packing and slaught-
Fuel Administrator Wallace, of
'' C. C. Wallace, Fuel Adminis
trator for Madison, received the
following telegram from State
Administrator Bryan late Friday
afternoon, which is self-explanatory
:
Under orders issued by Mr.
Garfield, you are empowered
and directed to divert fuel, es
pecially coal, to arrive in your
community when consigned to
individuals or corporations in
our community and not destined
o other points, between January
8 and 22, inclusive, to supply
needs of domestic consumers,
public utilities, hospitals, chari
ties, cantonments, by-product
coke plants, supplying household
. :
500 OF MADISON FEEDERS
l&ked To Holp Make Uj; $20,-
i "l
T''A" fiTovemenf has been inaugur
ated by the Kentucky State Fair
to have a $20,0000 premium list
for cattle exhibitors at the Fair
this year. Ten thousand dollars
will be given to the cattle breed
ers of the State, and $10,000 will
will go to the cattle feeders. The
State of Kentucky will be divid
ed into three sections and com
petition will be confined to each
section.
This is one of the biggest un
dertakings ever inaugurated by
the State Fair, and especially so
under present conditions. This
will give cattle breeding and cat
tle feeding industry a greater
stimulus than can possibly be
given through any other channel.
Competition for prizes is confin
ed to the state of Kentucky, and
the fatted cattle competing must
be owned by the exhibitor since
May 1, 1918. Cattle competing
in the feeding exhibits must in
owned by the exhibitor at least
30 days before prior to the date
of exhibition. No exhibitor will
be permitted to exhibit and show
more than one entry in each
class.
In order to secure this gener
ous premium list, which should
interest every breeder and feeder
of cattle in the state, it becomes
necessary to raise $10,000 by sub
TORPEDOED HOSPITAL SHIP GOING DOWN.
r- i
y caati, Yivum.ui x v.ui.wii
men and will work a severe hard
ship on them, it could not be
helped and the warehouses ne
cessarily had to close till this
date. Both houses are full of
tobacco and were ready to sell
today after being closed since
Tuesday. All warehouses over
the state will be closed during
this period so Richmond is not
the only one affected.
ering houses, ice plants and re
frigerators, commission whole
sale and retail trades in fact,
every sort of food handling,
manufacturing or distributing
agency.
"The State Food Administra
tors are authorized to determine
for the State Fuel Administra
tor or any other industries, the
continuous conduct of which are
essential to
the uninterrupted
now of food.
Madison, Receives Orders.
with gas, railroads, telehone and
telegraph plants, government
bunkers with coal for shipping;
manufacturers of food which is
perishable or for immediate con
sumption, municipal, county and
state governments. Ascertain
the quantity and character of f ue
arriving in your community
during the -above period and use
your best efforts to divide same
among consumers above speci
fied until their current needs are
fully supplied. The full benefit
o your community of the Gar
held order depends upon your
prompt action on coal diverted
Make the necessary financial ar
rangements to protect owners..
BRYAN, Fuel Administrator
scription among the cattle breed
ers and feeders of Kentucky
Each county has been prorated
son county hag"yeen fixed at $500.
Mr. Ben F. Boggs has been dele
gated to rasie this sum. He is al
ready meeting with much en
couragement. He has a list of
contributors and will be glad to
add other donors. This is a laud
able enterprise and there is no
doubt the cattle, breeders and
feeders of the county will come
across with their quota, as it will
add much to the industry in the
county and state.
Accepts Position At Berea.
Prof. J. W. Rogers, of Cynthi
ana, whose term as school sup
erintendent of Harrison county
expired last week, has accepted
a position in the normal school
department of Berea College and
left Tuesday night to enter upon
his new duties. He is well fitted
for a position of this kind, his
long school life and terms and
work as Superintendent of this
county having afforded him a
wide range of activity. His
friends here are gratified that he
is so pleasantly and congenially
located. His family will remain
in Cynthiana, at least for the
present. Cynthiana Democrat.
THE WEATHER.
1 Jan. 18 Fair, continued cold
tonight and Saturday.
Si
f 3 ;
on rieht. Life boats can be seen
-j - -
mv tuenr beneath it.
CAUSED VERY MUCH
CONCERN IN RICHMOND
Capt. Carlo Brittain In Command
of the Michigan, With Five
Madison Boys In Crew.
Much interest and anxiety was
occasioned m Richmond late
Thursday when the Daily Regis
ter's Associated rress aispatcn
was read that six seamen were
killed and three injured on the U.
S. S. Michigan, in a gale off the
the Atlantic coast. Capt. Carlo
B .Brittain, whose wife is here
now visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. T. E. Baldwin, is in com
mand of the Michigan, and there
are five Richmond young men on
the Michigan and one of Lancas
ter. Luckily none of them was
hurt. The Richmond members of
the crew are Cecil Simmons,
Evan McCord, Del Azbill, John
William McCord, Andrew - Mc
Cord and a young man named
Terrill from Garrard county.
Mr. Simmons was in Richmond
for 10 days a few days ago, and
probably just reached the ship in
time to go on this cruise. Mrs.
Brittain says that the Michigan
went out of port on Monday, the
day she left Capt. Brittain. No
information is, of course, given
as to the destination or length
of the cruise, though it is thought"
probable that the ship will put
into port with the bodies of the
men killed, and also the injured.
A fuller dispatch gave the nam
es of the men killed and injured
as follows: The dead: Osben
Capers Belyeu, Carl Frederick,
Clarence Eugene Book, Frank
John Prinz, Julian S. Bell, all sea
men ; and John Engellio, Chicago,
a fireman.
The injured are: Edward Thos.
McDonald, left leg broken; Gor
don Solomon Farmer, both arms
k.ni.-.n r t: 4-1, :t.
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Alll the injured are seamen.
: The men were killed and,
jured by the falling of a
liviaSfrherst ' "-S&ideri'tTc
tina in tne navy. -. "
J
TWO BASKET BALL GAM
To Be Played Bv Local Te
Today and Saturday.
The Caldwell basket ball teams
went to Nicholasville Friday to'
play a double header game with
the High School at Nicholasville,
hndaj' evening, and at Harrods-
burg Saturday evening. The
girls' team of which Miss Mossie
Allman is captain, includes the
following girls : Misses Emma
Davison, Laura Blanton, Iva Jean
Todd, Goldie Cotton, Thelma
Taylor and Been O'Neil. .Th
boys' team of which William
Martin is captain, is composed of
Alfred Douglas, Eldridge Stone,
Bernie Myers, Oscar Kunkle,
Robert Neff and Joe Carson.
They will be accompanied by
Prof. Bridges and Miss Elizabeth
Eldridge, Mr. F. C. Gentryof
the Model school, will be referee.
Douglas After Commission,
James Douglas, another Rich- .
mond boy who has been distin-
jjoiiiixg imnocii 111 uic state
guard encampment at Hatties-I
burg, Miss., was one of the two'- -Madison
men there who were
chosen for the officers' training
camp at Leon Springs, Texa; ' "
Sergeant Ed Cobb is the others .-'
and mention of his selection' is
made in another column. It, was
considered quite an honor and -distinction
to be selected for this
important work, and only those
who were considered to be prac
tically certain of winding com
missions were picked.' from the
enlisted personnel for; the train
ing camp. Young Douglas' many
friends "back home" are sure
that he will easily win his
shoulder straps. ' " .-
Edwards Funeral 10:30 Sunday.
Rev. Watson, pastor of 'the
Methodist church at Corbin, will
conduct services at the grave
over the , remains of Dr. George -Edwards,
Sunday morning. The
hour of the funeral services will
be at 10:30 and not 10 o'clock as
stated in Thursday's paper. The
beautiful Elks funeral service
will be solemnized at the grave
Warren Nally, of Washington
when a straw rirk fit
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