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&I)C r V-I ' DEYOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF ALL THE PEOPLE OF OHIO COUNTY Subscription $1 per Year Fine Jb Work. HARTFORD, OHIO COUNTY, KY., FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1917. No., 48 VOL. XXIX. m MOB MAKES RAID ON THE NEGROES NK C().()Hi:i MAN SHOT AND M.1NV IN.HTIIKII AT KAST ST. J.OL'IS, 1IX. TWO THOUSAND IN MOB rnUiT roMi'iifs Tn -onoH nines Ami Kloteis Wear M'hrs Out. Distill If riifiu- Kasl St. Louis. III.. May 30. A nni of perhaps 2,000 persons vent through the- negro quarters ituriiiR tho light, shot one elorcd iiiiiti, seriously wounding lilm. beat ii score Into uii- consc3oiiMiehH, drove seveial hundred .negroes ucnus the Mississippi rlcr( lit Idge. Into St. I.ouls, .Mo., iinu men .dispersed curly lodnv. Tim assault began lifter a repoit hail been circulated that u .vhll uiinuiii hud been Insulted and two ...l.i,.. ....... Ii..t,l mi hv nei'rocH. lust i null. ii,. -- ,- - -- .-.--- - - . .. "V , .i... r i I .niter a roiuniim-i- irnni un- viuiim Trades and Labor Union had attend ed u meeting of the City Council to make a protest against the Importa tion or any more colored laborers in to Hi. I.ouls. Shots wvro lired at frequent In tel vain, but only one negro is known to have been wounded. Jle tied to .St. I.ouls aud whs found them uii .coiisclous wllh h bullet wound In bis head .Mild three ribs fractured. All negroes were searched, and if armed they .were beaten into uncouselous- JIC-SH. Many negroes were given refuge in -the city Jail, nml at mldtilgbl tho po lice estimated thut 11.000 persons r-ur-ronnded thu building, threatening to storm It The mob was 'dissuaded, however, and ruMied Into the buMuess surllon, where street cars were .stopped and aloon. searched. Sev eral negro salons were wrecked aiid Mayor Mollman Issued nn order for .nil bars In thee Ity to close All Police Called Out. Itiot calls brought out tho entire city nullcu force, but the 120b went virtually uncliecked. Tho Sixth 111!-I nols Infantry was called and put 1 4inilcr arms, but took no active part in j IM.docd thoy. :,8Sorled. only seven the disturbance. I miles from Genoa, after tho naval Many workmen here havo been J C(UVoy llul,Ml.lt the 8teainhip. bo Idle 011 account of strikes, and MiUuvlnB 1kt saf0trom aitHck. Tho estimated that at least 8.000 negroes ,,, niJ heani by pers0ns navo men i.nporicu uum wie ouuw. do take heir places. A tho meeting of the Council. wiurii nu uum in iuo .u..u, "'u"1" ' i stroyed vessel In Genoa, the Wash- "ulllue'a' ',,,lu """j l" ""' Juin of the City Hall In order to ac-!inpton iL,tt xew York April 3. but late enlistment. Tho daily averago rouinodato tho crowd, tho Mayor , ..,..,., ri!Cords fo not contain ' recruiting has dwindled steadily. lileadMl wltli tlio men to restrain .. .. . themselves from violence, and prom Jsed that soniu method of coutrollliis tlio Ingress of negroes would bo found. The crowd seemed peaceable ftiough until a rumor was heard that i( white woman had been insulted,, UI.U lliai IWO Willie uieu nuu ncuu Jheid up by negroes. Then tho mob began attacks on negroes, who woro seized and searched. If unarmed thoy were punished lightly. It they carried a weapon they were shown no mercy. This continued Intenulttetitly for inoro than four hours. Governor Low don was aaku.l to send troops, but as, tho National Guard has been federal ized, it could not answer such a call. A report was current that 'members or tlie Sixth Illinois were aldliif; tho police-, hut this proved untrue. Thu mob began to dlsporse shortly lioforo 2 o'clock, and at 'A o'clock tho oily appeared quiet. Police officials said, however, that thoy leaved unother outbreak, es pecially If nogroes start to work lu pltintH whero strikes liavo been called. Mob Makes Second Attack. Kast SI. Louis, III.. May 30. Tho xrcoiiil night of anti-negro rlota horo reached Us climax after throo white men and two negroes had beeu -wounded by bullots, several negroes betUou and half n doxou negro homes Iinrned, thou subsided suddenly and tlio city became comparatively quiet. Small mobs formed quickly last nlKht but wero soon dispersed. Dis, turlwTices becan about 7 o'clock in thu outlying districts and wero con fined to these suctions. Sis cotup uiilfit of National Guaidsmen, uuder couiiuuud of Col. O. fc2. Clayton, Fourth Illinois iufautry, formed a cordon about thu negro districts and itibpciscd troupd tit men wheruver sighted, but a tho lights had been shot out small mob formed and dished wltta thu negroes lit frequent Intervals, despite their vigilance. Two laborers were wounded slight ly when they entered a negro district. Thomas Ultchlo, private detective Tor tho Baltimore & Ohio railroad, was hit by a charRo of Mint from a shot-, gun ,11 tho Uii nls o' f negro' whom ho had challenged In tho company yenrds HI? wound was not (prions, j One of the wounded negroes prob ably will i!:c, ti ihe other suffj nl oiilj ii llesh wound. Whenever shoot-, lug started the guards rushed to the scene and Idspersod the trouble makers who offered no resistance to tho officers, j Several false flro alarms were turn ed In, and six negro homeswere tired by whites nml burned to' the ground. ' None of the negroes who were biuten was badly hurt. - - a. ITALIANS SKKK OPKN PATHWAY TO VIK.SWA 30 accent' Washington. May mi'ltary events In Italy are being fol If wed with the most 'Intense Interest,1"1" "' "-""" i"""" " " ; " by membeis of the Italian mission. Hrht with :!00 and .New ork I who sav that the fall of Trient now 'is Inevitable. They are anxious, how-! I ...... ,... . ever, not to uomonra mu cuy, ami ,ope the Austrlans will not destroy 11 before evacuating. T I Trlnst hni.v.r. In viewed as a side (M.U.. to the miMu offensive, which is organizing ho newly authorized regi now dlrctJ-d toward opening up the " These, of course, are for the. road to Leibach. which in turn opens ri-Rr army and quite ..pari from thefoad to Vienna. Sharp mountains Wo army to bo raised by selective stand beforw the Italian advance and j conscription, it 1. h, ,1 i. wilt e,t. 500.000' UP'U-' thu afct that tho nation Is mon -to puss them (Sen. (.'adorna. It is thought. Is seeking to avoid this loss by going around. U-BOATS CUT NETS lyiTjj D77 CAU" 1,- l0 l,50 n uayl,clals say nlltr UvLL'anTl must be Increased to 10,000 or 20,000 'n day If the forces which In allvprob- 1 ability will bo among the first to fol MKUITKKHANKAN HAH- low Maj. Gen. Pershing's division to A.VD SOW MINKS WITH ' Kurope are to-go forward promptly. :.Ti:ft BOH ihli).m:ss. New York, May 30. Officers of the former American steamship Vlr- glnla. who arrived at an American nnrl tiw'nv hrnilL'ht word of thu sink- Qf ,ho Urltlj,u ttMsM BtcaiAihtp Washington by n German submarlnu , T..,. Washlnctou was tor ashoro tll0. declared. A,.11P,ii , ,i, vinHnl.Vs n-mrK wIjn t.)lkca wltIl ,no crew ot lll8 de. ..... --..-. ... -- the do,arture ot any vess, of that' name trom this port. There Is a Briliih steamship named Washing ton or 5.0SO tons gross, owned by tho , Kadcliffti Steamship. Company, I.oti- ! don. but her movements are uot re- corded. Tho. virElnla officer said the U-J buatu operating iu tho Mediterranean 1 haie become so bold they go almost iu'o harbors, planting mined and cut jting nets. They declare tho German I siibuuiriues are equipped with nct- cutting apparatus, "a sort ot wire ! device like a buzz saw," they di I scribed It, which cuts a net-' like a ,... ,,.., ., ,.,,,- mi.,nJ o,.,i ,.J hot knife through butter." The Virginia was sold to tho French Government on hoi1' arrival recently In Europe. -- m NAVY DHMGIULK KIAKS MIOM CHICAGO TO AKiiON "Wnshlngtou, May 30. The llrst ot (he dirigible balloons belii built for tho navy, much after the pattern of Hie British "blimps," made an entire ly micwsslul Might yestorday from Chicago to Akron, O. Loavlnc Chi cago at noon shn, landed without mis hap at Akron about 5 o'clock in the afternoon, making up. airline distance ot about 500 miles. jYKAU I-'IHK LOSS !tJU,.:i),lli5, AN 1NCKKASK OF .iH.,0Ol),ory n ! Now York, May 30. Tlio firo loss es of tho country during. tli3 last year totaled $214',G30,U9fi, as compared with J170.033.200 for tho year pro vIoiih, nil Increase nt more than 514, 000,000 nccordinR to a report read nt tho openini; session of (ho annual convention of the National Board ot Flro Underwriters' horo Thursday. Tho loss per capita Increased, as a result, Troni $1.71 to$2'.io. ' . SAY VOLUNTEER SYSTEM FAILED CltKAT IHCIVK WIMi UK NKCKSH- AKY TO KII.Ii GAP IN AltMV AXI) filTAItl). GUARD IN BAD CONDITION Recruiting I'lgiiws Show That Vol unteer I'liin Again Has llroken IHmn. Washington, May ".0. War De partment officials are pointing to the daily recruiting figures as proof anew that tho volunteer system again has ) broken down in tlmo of national emergency. Yesterday's regular army recruit ing lirntiizht ill 2.237 men. nut King :i .......I 1 r. 1 O jlnti, A. ell 1 Illinois second wuu -yi.. t army officers declare that a ?r,.ni ilrivo for volunteers to ill the " --- ," and .National .mini 10 u.e new war rK "'" " -' . ..- aI. . f.. 4 1d. ik .lnll-f ,l,klll 1 W 'ss "L'r" '" " "" " nc"""" "'' '" nt war and American regulars nro under orders for the lighting frout iu Franco, less than 200,000 men haje enlisted since April tin tho regulars and National Ouard. Ills IncmiM' Net-e.i.s'.ry. Tho present rate of enlistment An appeal to tho country troni the ' President may be necesnary to get 'them. TJho National Guard Is In ve.n a w"e iiiuauon. 1110 present iota, strength of the forces is less ban 200.- 000 and ratseu to a -war looiins. a3 has been ordered, .should total 330, 000. Iu addition the sixteen National Guard division plan, on which the War Department is working, would require' nearly as many more to fill necescary additional regiments. The moot striking fact' in-connec Hon with the recruiting, rate for tho regulars, officers say, 13 that even tho announcement that Gen. Persh- Ins would lead adjvislon to Franco ... .j.. 1 If voluntiry enlistment tans, uo-j splto tho- recruiting campaigns that v- S01.DOS ALL. I Aval V- !? f i vCy Cm r, CI lwflf . arc In prospect, the only recourse will be to fill up the regulars and Nation al ('.mini with men selected for mllll fary service underthe draft. I'. S. PRINTING OKKICK WOltKS '-M IIOl'HS DAILY Washington, May 30. The Liberty Loan ami other war linunre measures compel tho Hureau of Kngruving and : Printing these days to work twenty four hours a day aud employ 1,200 extra workmen and clerks to produce the 2,7110,000 impressions which now are turned out dally. Director Ralph estimated today the Biireatithls year will make 25,000, 600,000 mites and certificates of va rious kinds compared with 5,000, 000,000 last year. Heavy additional! work Is created by the Liberty Loan ' bonds, .1,000,000 of which already have been partlaly printed, eertili- cates of Indebtedness ad Interim, war 'tineral Gregory 10-day lnstriirte.1 tax Kamps, extra postage stamps re- j Foiled States Attorneys and Mar quired by prospective Increase In let- '-nIs throughout rhu t itAitry to n-ake ter rates to three cents, army officers' 1 c rtaln that rog'sirars die prot.j-fe-l ctinimlssloiiH, postal savings cerll-'lt the fullest extent, ' and that hi ilcates and federal reserve bank n. diate and effect lv. I. gal stept are notes. 1 taken against any who tail or refuse m Jlo registers ij.7, ".'" I-'OH AIIH'HAFT Anti-draft agitation has made !t- A.N'H "Sl'lt" HASKS riCKI!inlf felt somewbiit In many sections, . j I nt thus far ther" r.pparently is lit Wusiilngton-, May 30. Appfoprla-l' tie conni'ctlon hetwetu the outbreaks, tinn of $7,455,000 for submarino niii'.liOlluials have undertaken au ex- aircraft bases on the Pacific Count is i-cc 111 mended Iu a fourth report of the special Naval Yard and Stiilluu Committee, sent to CotiRress Tuesday by Secretary Daniels. In addition to two sites" already rei-nmmended the report names fesr others which should -he developed. Tlie names will not be announced for military reasons. . . Accompanying the ' recommenda tions of the majority' -is a minor re port by Commander Charles L. W. Hussey, concurring In the specific proposals of the cctaimlttee, but ex pressing the opinion that mpnrtaut data have been omitted and that the majority report does not properly present facts vital to establishment of "the necessity, desirability and ad visability of such bases In general and on the Pacific Coast In particu lar." Besides the proposed perma nent bases, for which appropriations are asked, the committee reeoinmenda a number of temporary operating bases for war purposes, which will not require .expensive plants. r .MISS VKKN'A DUKTl GOVS TO CANADA ; ? Miss Verna Dulto Qf this place has accepted a position as Instructress in Stenography and Typewriting in tho Western Commercial Business Coil- ege. of Saskatoon, Province of Saw- Uatchowan, Canada. Miss Duko left . Tuesday for the above named place to assume her duties. She U well qualified for thls field of twork and is mont than certain to fill tho position lu an acceplablo mauner. -.Wood in PiidaiUiiitna PiiDlicft-tdnnr. DRAFT DODGER TO BE HARD HIT ATTOIIXKY UKNKKAIi OHDKRS IVI.L PKOTKt TION KOK ALL HIS KKGISTKAKS. SIMILARITY OF FLANS Teutonic Hand Is Seen In Plots Op posing, Registration Ami ('on- script Ion. Washington, May 30. Because of tumors for registration day. Attorney liuustlve investigation to determine ir the whole anti-drart-seutiment i uot rooted In extensive machinations of German propagandists in this country, having h certtral headquar ters. Color to the theory Is lent, in some degree, by tho marked, similarity lu the methods ot procedure In widely separated .communities,. ;.Some offi cials believe that the" entire agitation Is manufactured by German .agents who, ball led In (heir oriffihal pro gramme calling for an armed upris ing of German reservists " lu this country upon America's entry Into the war, bitve turned their energies to this method of hindering the mili tary plana or th Government. If such is tho case the conspiracy will come to nothing, officials believe The Department of Justice; It- was au thoritatively announced to-night, ex- peels 100 per cent, of ellgibles to register and prompt prosecution un der the criminal provisions ot the law will be instituted In tho few cases where tbo law IU not observed. Nation Asked To Help. To brlug out the full, registration Attorney General Gregory to-day In vited the entire nation to constitute iself a committee ot the w:holo and evory man of military ago a commit tee of one, to report slackers. "Rvery man subject to registration Is not only expected by the Depart ment ot Justice to comply with the law," reads an official statement, "but also to constitute blmseir a commit tee ofono. In his community to see that each of his acquaintances who should register does so, or is prompt ly reported for prosecution uuder tho criminal provisions of the law. At torney General Gregory invites all young mon ot ttfp country to co operate In the enforcement ot tho law a a part of their patriotic duty. "Hotel mined to crush In incipiency ovory movement designed to thwart or Interfere with registration as pro vided fer In tlio law, tho department is having its officers throughout the country an est promptly all agitators UKiiiist compliance with tho law. "The department Is no depeudent entirely upon IU agencies to discover disloyal activity. Stalo and munici pal police are co-operatlnK.and meni- Ibew of ntitioual patriotic and com mercial org.iulnttousi which word on listed after thu declaration of a state 61 war to guard against all acts In imical to the general welfare are eu KRKu In bringing to notice of United States Attorneys and marshals all In Htr.nt'cs of attempts to discourage registration. ."Theitf huv6ral aei'iiclta will be on duly June 5, honeycombing tho coun try to tee that evory man subject to registration complies with tlio law nml that every official delegated to carry out Its provisions performs Ills duty properly." - ' If." S. iil'WItill SHH' IS SUNK 1JV IMIOAT Nev York, May 30. -The Ameri can schooner Margaret. B. Houss, which loft St. Andrew's Hay. Florida, February 4. with cargo of'pluo lum ber for Genoa, wns tunic by u tmb nmriiiK April 27, near the Krench Itaitan coast and the crow robbod by lltu crmtina, according to Capt. Prod 1 Foot, nuikW of tho schooner, who 'tlrplvorl tinrn Inrtntf finm Pmnnit .nl Foot said a detachment from tua subinarlue boarded his vessel and took from It everything of value. In cluding fodstuffs, navigating instru ments and even tho extra clothing of himself and his six men. They weru set adrift in open boats and woro landed at Monte Carlo by a patrol boat which picked them up. Tlio schooner was sunk by bombs. The Margaret B. Houss formerly, was the barkcntlne Herbert Fuller, !1now" ma1' years ago as a "raurdor snip auer tour persons were murd ered on board during a voyage from Boston to Nova Scotia. The trail of a mate for the crime In a Boston court about eighteen years ago was a sen sation at that time. MAIUHACK 1.ICK.NSK HUSH KKNKWKD IN XEV YORK Now York, May 30. An abnormal demand for marriage licensee with a corresponding high, ratio ot csre nionics performed 'by fity officials has been observed here Monday ami Tuesday, with the majority of ap plicants men who are of conscrlp tlve age. Officials say It is a renewal ot ther un on the marriage license bureau begun when the selectiro draft law was passed and which stopped when It was announced from Washlugtou thut newly married men would be treated the same as bacan lors. The Increase Is attributed to a report that married- men will be tho last to be drafted. The records show that 243 licenses were Issued Mop cay and 167 to-day up to '4 p. tii. with a long line -of couples in wait ing at that hour. L. & N. SHOPMEN ARE GIVEN RAISE WAGK INCHEASKS GRAXTKD AK KKCTS XKAKLY 10,000 KM- PLOYKS. t Wage Increases aggregating $lC0,- 000 a month' and the eight-hour day have boen voluntarily granted by the L. & N. Railroad Company to alt shopmen and foremen over the gys stem because ot tho high C03t ot liv ing. The increases became effective May 1, and between S.000 and 10,000 men are beneficiaries. This Increase, in tho number of pien benefitted and tho amount of money Involved, ranks' among the largest ever voluntarlly made In the history ot railroading. The nine-hour day formerly pre vailed in L. & N. shopsbut the eight hour day went into full effect along with the wage Increases. All work In excess of eight hours Is now paid for at overtime rates of time and one half. Machinists and bollermakers, who are among tho most skilled ot shop workmen, received the largest In crease, amounting to G cents an hour. Their maximum pay was raised thereby from 42 cents to 4S cents an hour. Car repairers and men doing-similar work received an increase of 4 cents an hour, or 32 cents a day. Helpers in several classes, were granted 3& cents an hour Increase, while all apprentices woro granted 2 Hi cents an hour Increase. Tho increases were authorized by the'eompany management without olther demand or suggestion on the part d the employes. - KMPI.OY.MKNT OP WOMKN AS CAR CONDUCTORS OPPOSKJ Boston, Way 8().' The proposed employment of women as conductors on street cars lu this city to fill tho places made vncant by 'men called to the colors was opposed in resolutions announced by tho Boston Streot Car Men's Union to-day. "Organised labor," the resolutions said, "would protect women against thciuo.slvfcs, that their labor may not bo exploited by the captains ot in dustry who, under the guise of pa triotism, hide tho real motives ami purpose which seek to deny to thoso at present engaged in this occupation any tftrlous collective effort to peti tion for a little 'moro In wages that will enable tlem to jualritaln tlu Am"erlcai standard of living. "This kinder ptitrlotlsui'ls tho ki'id for Iho overthrow of thoso for wheiu our nutton lu to-day taking up arms, ' Tho oxccutlro board, ot tho union was Instructed to "flgbt to tho limit" any attempt to givo women such po sitlono. -' F-.f.