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The Central Record, Thursday, May 16. 1918.
MONSTER RED CROSS Mk M 1 Jl! to I W I Kan &j seas , To be held at the Lancaster High School Building, unday Evening May 19th, Distinguished Speakers. Delightful Musical Program. If you fail to attend this meeting you will regret it always. Come hear of the the GREAT RED CROSS SOCIETY. No contribution will be asked for at this meeting. The Central Record incorporated, ssued Weekly. $1.00 a year. J. E. ROBINSON. Editor. R.L. ELKIN. Local Eilitnr and Mr. tnt'rrd it the Toil Offlte In Luneii.tfr. Kj.. ft &coa3-CUu M.ll Matter. Member Kentucky Press Association sad Eighth District Publishers League. Lancaster. Kr., May 16. 1918 Rates For Political Announcements For Precinct and Citv Offices ... 5.00 por County Offices 10.00 For State and District Offices.... 15.00 loyalty nnd integrity. Our country is facing a stupen dous task and needs to come to this work united In sentiment and deter mination. No such disturbing fac tors as partisan politics should be permitted to interfere with our un ity of action or take from our full arrived when we must include the women in this grave responsibility. No one who can by any possible means contribute has now the right to lag behind. Slothfulncss, inac tivity, wastefulness, idleness, must be obsolete words in the vocabulary of Americans until our boys shall have forever put to rest that nccur efficiency. During the past year we have almost lost sight of politics, ed nightmare of Prussianism and it might be the best thing we cculd do if we continue blind to its lure. It wouldn't be a bad idea to put every man on his war record and let him stand or fall by it For Calls, per line For Cards, per line For all publications in the inter est of individuals or expres sion of individual views, per line Obituaries, per line .10 .10 When President Wilson asked the Congress to declare a state of war with Germany, with the excep tion of a very few exceptions the response was immediate and empha tic. Party lines disappeared as if by magic and nil were Americans first, last and all the time. And since that date the same state of co hesion has continued, Democrats, Republicans, Prohibitionists and Progressives vicing in their loyalty to the Administration, until from the proceedings in the two houses of Congress one would be at a loss to tell who were Democrats and who were not. This unanimity of action eviden ced a fine spirit of loyalty and aug urs well for the Administration's backing for the time ahead of us. But next fall the general elections are coming on, and many members will be compelled to contest before the people for their seats In that body. There is now coming to bo a large sentiment throughout the country that in the coming elections wc as a people consent to drop for a time our propensity for politics and re turn these same men to the national capital on their records. It is pointed out that Franco has proro gued her elections and continues in harness the men who have been bearing the brunt of the war legis lation. This is done from various reasons, principal of which Is that there may be no suspicion of dis satisfaction with her legislators that might give encouragement to the enemy. It will certainly detract from the efficiency of the Congress if uny large number of its members arc forced to make a fight for their os Jtions. It would be u graceful act of the American people if in the coming election each man who has stood staunchly at his post un t up held the honor of his country, were to be given his election again ns a mark of confidence tendered him by his constituents. Whether he be of one party or the other, for his elec tion to be conceded by the opposite party would constitute one of the finest displays of loyalty and fidelity imaginable. It would say to our .enemies that our representatives have faithfully voiced our senti ments In their every act, and that -we have Implicit confidence In their We paid out some Red Cross money a while back. We paid it out and forgot it. That's how much it hurt. Perhaps it would be a good idea to have a look at what that money has been doing. That money went, dollar for do! lar, where it did a full day's work, no matter for what it was appro priated. Three cents of It may have 1 ad the honor of disinfecting with iodine the three tom wounds of an Ameri can soldier on the French front. Or it may have had the less noble res ponsibility of pinning a warm flan nel belly-band around six year old Antoine out back of Noyon. There's the whole path of ruin from Belgium to Switzerland, just to visualize one thing at a time. If your Red Cross money went there it very likely provided pots nnd pans, food and clothes, beds and blankets for the repatriated people. Three years ago these people were prosper ous and contented, self-respecting, steady, saving, hard-working, every day small-town citizens. Now they have the "earth under them and the sky over them", not one thing else, and it is for you to say whether the American Red Cross shall stop its mercy work among these unfortunates. The Red Cross is yours, just as our army and navy are yours j yours to support with the same fervor and loyalty that led you to the bottom of your purse for Liberty Bond sub scriptions. It's for your voice to say whether your Red Cross, now asking fcr one hundred million dollars, shall falter or sweep onward, great er and more helpful than ever before. Your dollars must answer. In the interest of world demo cracy we must protest against the disposition in some quarters to urge Japanese intervention in Russia. The wish is expressed by come in this country that Japan should throw her armies into Russia and, wc suppose, destroy what little there is of democracy in that bleeding country. Japan should stay out. Japan is by far removed from demo cracy, herself, as ever Russia was, and now when the latter is strug gling toward the light, even though feebly, it is the part of all free peo ples to give her the helping hand. Our government has expressed great sympathy with Russia in her efforts toward freedom, and though her leaders leave much to be desired, they are the best who have yet aris en. Given time and encouragement, she may develop better leaders and a better system, and may yet emerge a pretty fair democracy. Russia should be encouraged. DEATH ANOTHER CALL Ends Life Of Mrs. Emma Tomlinson MuddiSevenly-One Men To Molifce Next Week. The bare fact that President Wil son has asked Congress for authority to raiso an army of four millions of men, should striko soma people in this country with n severe jolt. "Oh, it will soon be over," or "I hope it will soon end", has been the burden of the song of the would-be slacker. With it he attempts to get by In his pitiful evasion of the calls of Ills government for the unstinted sup port of loyal son. President Wilson would never call for such an nrmy had he the least hope that tho end was in sight. We have been insured by the Allied leaders that our strength must bo thrown lnt the fray before victory can even l hop ed for. And with the calling of this immense force, the companion call will go out for (hose, left at home to sustain these armies in the field. Our sons, our brothers, husbanls and fathers are going "over there". Mark well the man or tho woman who seeks by any pretext to escape his or her just share of responsibility for their support. Yes, ti e hour has VOLUNTARP CALL FOR SPEC!AUYQUALIF1ED MEN. The Local .Exemption Board is in receipt of the following from Mnj. Henry P. Rhodes, chief of tho Se lective Service Department u t Frankfort, for specially qualified men under the following calls: CALL 500, for railroad firemen, brakemen, and conductors, to re port to headquarters at Washington I). C. CALL 539, for hostlers and stable men, to report at Camp Lee, Peters burg, Vn. CALL 541, for twenty-five mule packers, to report to commanding officer at Jacksonville, Fla. The above calls are for white men only, tho following two calls arc for colored men only. Call 533, for brick-layers, to re port to commanding officer at Avhv tlon Mobilization Camp, Fort Wayne, Michigan. CALL 538, for ten carpenters and helpers-, to report to commanding officer Signal Corps, Aviation Mob ilization Cnmp, Fort Wayne, Mich. Men may volunteer until May 20, and the Local Board will immediate ly notify the proper authorities on receiving any voluntary enlistment in any of the above branches. Local Boards are instructed to notify the department at Frankfort, the num ber of men registered who possess any of tho above qualifications and unless the calls arc filled by volun teers by May 20th., tho Boards will be notified to furnish sufficient num ber of men to fill these calls. The Board is instructed to exam ine all questionnaires and notify the department of any men In Class 1 or Class 2, division "D" or Class 3, division "K" or "L" who possess such qualifications above named. Men will be entrained under these calls on June 1st. Mr. R. II. Tomlinson received the sad news of the death of his sister. Mrs. Thomas L. Mudd, who died at her home in Kansas City, Mo., last Sunday night. Mrs. Mudd was for merly Mii Kmma Tomlinson, of this county, but has lived in Mis souri since leaving Danville about twenty years ago. Besides Mr. Tomlinson, she leaves two sisters, Mrs. Ross C. Adams, and Mrs. Mel vin Harris, of Lexington. The remains arc expected to ar rive in Danville to-day at which place the interment will take place. FORTY-THREE PUPILS Take Eiamiealion For Common School Diplomas. One of the largest classes ever taking the examination for Common School Diplomas has just been com pleted under the supervision of County Supcrintendant, Miss Jen nie Higgins. This number of pupils who will enter the High Schools of the coun ty at the next term of school speaks well for the educational interests of the county. The tuition of these pu pils are paid by the county, until they complete the full four years course if they decide to continue their studies. FLORIDA EXCURSION Under Auspices Of Geo. II. Fanl Co. According to Tuesday's Courier Journal, in a message from Wash ington two calls will br made by the Local Board for seventy-one men to be within the next ten days. The first 35 of these men will en train for Fort Thomas about May 20th, and 36 men will mobilise about May 25th. for entrainment to Camp Zachary Taylor. The list published in the last issue of the Record will be sent to Fort Thomas those rcma'ning after this quota is filled will be sent to Camp Taylor, together will the following regis trants who are within the call. Leonard II. Scott, Iluena Vista 808 Wm. II. Layton, I.ancaitcr, 181 Walter Crouchcr, 1-an. R. 1, 1S7 J. Bertram Drown, Pain Lick, 105 Robert Ogg, Kgypt. .Miss., 830 Curtis D. Sadler. Bryantsville. 80 Willie Graham, Bryantsville .116 Dillard Simpson, Lan. R. 3, SCO Philip T. Ison, Itucna Vista, 427 Wm. H. Pence, Lancaster. 666 Eugene J. Bradshnw, Lan. R. 3, 40 Raymond Mays, Buena Viitn. 572 Tom Christopher, Cp. Nelson. 157 James II. Brown, Paint Lick, 114 George C. Lake, Paint Lick, 523 Robert F. Ralston, PL Lick, 742 Homer Humphrey, Bourne, 354 Willie Johnson, Stanford. R. 4. 445 Clarence F. Duddcrar. Gilberts 257 Joe Plummer, Paint Lick, 702 Hnrdin Davis, Lancaster, It. 3, 232 Charlie Poynter, Richmond, R. 3 694 Sam Carroll, Paint Lick, 198 SAVIOR'S MANGER GUARDED BY YOUNG BRITON AT BETHLEHFM. From Bethlehem u youthful Br.t ish soldier wr les "I am on guard at present, an I it is a great honor. I tan tell you, thst I am guarding the liirtiiplnr.- and manger of our Lord It is a won derful place and ! never thought when I ured to rend about it that one day I should stand nnd guard it. The birthplace is market! by -fourteen-pointed slhcr star, pre sented by the French Government. The stable is hung with lumps from all different countries, ami they look beautiful; and, I might add, the are always alight. Tho manger It self is cut in natural rock, but mar ble has been put in to keep it in a good state of preservation." Fletcher Scott, Iluena Vista, 801 I Hprliort V Illltil llrvnntivlltn ". wiose rcmcmocring tne extreme Simp,on Lancaster R. 3. 84C com me past, winter in i.urila Hunt Cartersvillc. 398 i",itt.k, .-iit i. n,i,nti to. I 1 ... - .. . 'j veta Tr ee. Lancaster. I. 1. 662 074 tjinrii.lor It fl 111 ii. raui i,omrany, oi wnicn .Hiss Charles It. O. Ison. Iluena VMn. 425 176 A "Dodfar" Is a man whs rsfusss to civ fr!y to tr Red Cross. ... . .."! vesta rnce, Lancasl in the excursion to Florida on Junel jcn iryor Jjurgin 4th, under the auspices of the Geo. i:.ther Irvin. Lancas .nnie iiene uurnsiuo is tne state u-ni! fni! ii.i,M..t1. ,. n representative. I Ashford Klllion, Lancaster, The date of the trip is set at this ,,,, i.cdford, Paint Lick, time, which is the most favorable , jlim Baclt Lancaster, nine ior ir.e larmers, being i.c- Sam r.oni;, Bradshaw .Mill. iwcen wic planting anil plowing season. This productivo land lies on the west coast of Florida, near Pensu coin and is peculiarly adapted for grazing, and raising splendid corn, to say nothing of the delightful climate. The crops there at this time arc a month in advance of the crops in Kentucky and by going at this time one can see for himself Just what this land will produce. The rate on this trip will bo very reasonable indeed and those interested should call on Miss Burnside, for full par ticulars as to rates. RED CROSS BAN NER GOES UP. A beautiful Red Cross banner was stretched across Lexington street, near the Women's Club room yesterday, Tho banner was made by .Mrs. F. I. Frisbie, Mrs. F. II. Marksbury, Mrs. J. J, Walker, Jr., and Mrs. W, A. Farnau. Tho Club has kindly offered the uso of its rooms for business headquarters of the Red Cross for the coming week and will have ladies on hand each day to tell visitors about the great work that is being done by this great organization. All are wel come. Come and get leaflets telling about the work of the Red Cross at home and abroad. 453 483 77 521 James Marshbanks, Lancaster, 614 Joe I. Cox, Marrellus, 100 Luther W. Brinkley, 11. Vista, 59 Jesse A. Simpson, Judson, 869 When these men are notified to report, it is important that they bring their final classification cards, No. 1007, with them. News Of The Churches. Regular services at the Methodist Church next Sunday morning, but no services nt night on account of the Red Cross Meeting at the school Auditorium. F.vory body should attend this Red Cross meeting, ChilJr.n'H Day, The Children's Day exercises which were held at the Methodist Church last Sunday at the eleven o'clock hour were quite u success. The exercises consisted of songs, recitations, readings, drills and solos all of which were rendered remark ably well by the boys and girls of the Sunday School. An attentive audience heard these exercises and showed their appreciation by an of- lerlng of over twelve dollars. The committee who trained these chil dren deserve special credit. This Sunday School Is always well attended and well conducted. Mem bers of the church who do not at tend and bring their children with them are missing a great deal. SUN BROTHERS SHOWS IN LANCASTER NEXT WEEK. Now on what Is termed their twenty-fifth Jubilee Year and Tour, the Sun Urothcrs' World's Progres sive Shows are coming back to tan caster ami will give two perform ances Friday May 24th. It is hardly necessary to state here that this tented show is alright, for tne reason that our citizens know, that it is all right and besides it . simon pure, nil clean and res pectable. The advance printing matter stat es that the programme for presenta tion is absolutely nil new for this season, not one old feature lxing retained. The succeu of this noted tenteil aggregation hns been realiz ed by presenting the American peo pie a tented show entirely free from every form of graft; by keeping every promise made in the matter, of exhibitions, and by treating those who visit these' exhibitions with the utmost courtesy and res pect. It is this manner of treat ment which often causes one to feel more guest than patron when he visits the Sun Brother's Shows. Many of their rival showmen who countenanced the old time confid ence ninn, the shell worker, the for. tuno teller, tho short chnnger nnd other forms of graft, mndo tho as sertion, that the show could not live' without adjuncts of that kind, and also sneering!)' referred to tho Sun Brothers' Shows its "that Sunday School Show." Kver since Its inception twenty- five years ago, the Sun Urothcrs have been deadly foes to anything of a demoralizing character nnd have kept their shows intact and free from It, and today it is tho only show of its slzo in America that can successfully "repeat" each season town for town, Thcamuscmcnt go ing people have confidence in tho show, because of tho new nnd origi nal performances each succeeding season, nndalwuys of tho very best. Its great cleanliness and the honest, courtesy and fair treatment given to all who visit their shows or do business with them. At noon-time preceding tin after noon performance, n number of highly original free outside shows will be presented to the public, all taking place on the show grounds and absolutely free to the public. Civ frly ta lh Rd Cross. HI will do you food. (