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ffiON FISG ATI 0 N OF
SAVINGS JIUITC
S 1 GERMAN L
INSIDIOUS HUN PnOPAOANDA IS
SPREAD TO HINDER FOURTH
LI3ERTY LOAN.
RUMORED AT MANY PLACES.
Enemy Victory the Only Thing That
Could Take Away American
Property.
Federal authorities are calling at-
11 IlllUil IU tb yi l VJI. 1 .lltlll llllliuj lllitl i
lias been in circulation for forao weeks
that the Government, or some other
body unnamed, Is to seize all savin"?
banks deposits for war purposes. 01
course this is nothing more nor less
than n pro German lie stated by soma
kalscrlto or some weak-kneed nnd
weak-brained Am.erlcan who might as
well Lave been In the Kaiser's pay
It is difficult to believe that any sane
person In America would believe such
a report for .1 minute. However, It Is
reported nt Washington thnt It Is beinj;
believed by a few easily fooled per
sons. Secretary of the Tieasury Me
Adoo says that the foolishness of these
rumors 13 plain, but In order to set nt
rest the fears of a few who might be
worried he states officially that these ,
rumors are without any basis of fact;
in brief they are plain lies put out tc
hinder the Fouitli Llbeity lxan.
If Germany Should Win.
There is only one thing that will en
danger the bank deposits of America
'There Is only one way in which they
'might be confiscated. That one thing
,1s a German victory. If the Huns
could defeat us and the Trench, Brit
'ish and Italians In Europe and invade
this country, then there is but little
idoubt that savings accounts, stocks,
bonds, jewelry, gold, real estate and
(everything in the way of property
would bo confiscated. '
i The one thing that will take away
(ownership in private property In this
country Is to let the Germans win the,
war, either by actual rce of arms or
through the failure of mericans to
support the war ai they should by buy
ing Liberty Bonds or paying taxes.
It is foolish to fear that our own
Government is going to damage the
(people of this country its own people.
iAVith the American armies fighting aa
'well as they are now on the soil of
IFrance, and the American people from '
icoast to coast supporting the army aa
iney now are ana nave eeen inrougn
our first years of the war, the Ameri-
can savings accounts, money, bonds,
farms and factories are safe.'
Hun Propaganda. '
I Federal officials point out that it Is
uermany ana us looting norues mat- appealing to the American public to
the American savings bank depositor turn its savings from abstinence into
has to fear and not our ow armies -Var Savings Stamps or set them aside
that are fighting to protect American i for investment in Liberty Bonds. Tho
soil. American property and American ' Treasury statement reminded the pub
lives. In the statement received here lic that these savings which are being
from the J. S. Treasury Department tffectcd are of no value to the govern
this statement Is made: n;ent ln ltg prosecution of the war
"The United States instead of con- uniess tney are made available for
fiscating or endangering the savings' its U3e
and other propeity of its people is de-
fending them and theirs with all the1
irresistible might of this invincible He
public." It has not been possible to trace the
rumor relating to the confiscation of
savings accounts to its source, but
from the fac.t that it appeared In wide
ly separated parts of the country at
about the same time it is evident that
some pro German agency had busied it
self with spreading tho story in the
hope that it might hurt the success of
the Fourth Liberty Lorn.
WOMAN'S WORK FOR
THE FOURTH LOAN
National
Committee Receives Many
N
Rcnnnc Dm.. Rnn In
..v.r....v, v.. w..U ...
, " Verse.
" Responses are conilnic In every day to
'the National Woiiuiu'h Liberty Loan
'Committee In answer to the request
which Mm. William G. .Ic.duo. ohalunnn
iof that urbanization. Kent out a dlstinu
'lle croup of women poets for a stirring
jippeal for the Fourth Llbeity Loan tam
lulini. The follow Inu poem Iihh been sent to
Mrs. McAdoo by Miss JIdlth Thomas, ft
well-known writer of ern for Harper's.
Scrlbncr'a nnd tho Atlantic Monthly.
The Sharers.
Dear men of ours In Holds of scath
afar,
Who for tho wide world's sako are
pledged to fight
Till stablished bo the Commonwealth
of Right.
What toll beneath the red ascendant i
ytar
star,
What wounds are vours, whereof how
many a scar
That shall be precious ln our tearful
sight
Truce to all that! Havo wo no pres
ent might,
J'o aid to bring you women us wo
aro?
Though no Command of Death our
legions form
To fiuht bosldo you. yot thero Is a
way:
CouirHdiwat-arius. our wills aro quick
mid warm
Our lmmtui wo pltdge, your valors to
uiMUy;
ItoteUl. la plu uf Ht Th tSend sUill
atund
The b&nd la imU )' apt it tha
If Keep the Hopper
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GilSBUIELESS DAY
SKS FEED MOLE
RtiH
'Sunday Abstinence of Autolsts Means
2,8jD,C0O Hand Grenades
i for Pershing.
1 When the American people locked
up their automobiles for a gasless Sun- j
,day on Sept. 1 they saved enough
money to provide Gen. Pershing's
army with 5,000 machine guns casting
$250 each.
They saved enough money to buy
food for the American Expeditionary
Forces in Europe for two whole da)s.
They saved enough money to pro
ide Gen. Pershing's army with 2,800,-'
000 hand grenades. '
They saved enough money to pay
for 35,784 completely equipped rifles
of the tjpo the American infantryman
carries when he goes into conflict.
A Big Saving. j
These figures were revealed in a
Treasury statement, issued recently,
Tho Fuel Administration reported
that tbe saving of gasoline on the sec
ond gasless Sunday amounted to
6,000,000 gallons, which, valued at 25
cents a gallon, meant a saving to
American pockelbooks of $1,250,000. (
In transportation alone this meant a
saving of 625 tank cars for an average '
haul of 200 miles.
The rubber saved by giving tires a
day's rest would be sufficient to equip
3,500 motor trucks for the American
army with tires capable of running
5,000 miles.
SMALL BONDHOLDER
MISSES POINT AS TO
VIRTUAL TAX ESCAPE
Investor Should Realize All S3Ues He
Owns Are Practically Free
From Taxation.
Financiers studying tho market con
ditions with regard in particular to
Liberty Bond figures find that a great
many of the bond transactions are ini
tiated by jcrsona who do not under
stand the statutes which safeguard tho J
Various issues of bonds.
For instance, small holders have i
been selling their 4 and 4U per cent
bonds In order to buy tho 3 V4 per cent
bonds of the first loan, because the i
I S'jS are completely exempt from tux.
As a matter of fact, for the small In- i
wstor tho 4s and 4Us carry the same '
freedom from taxation, practically. No
lux now In existence or later to be
levied can affect the 4s nnd 4 Us uu
Iofs tho holder owns $5,000 worth or
more.
Wall Street Opinion.
Hence, tho gieat majority of the
bmall lnvestois pay no tax on the
bonds of tho Second or Third ibsueb.
The Wall Street Journal recently said:
"More to be deplored Is tho genonil
lnck ot appreciation of tho ultimate
Value of tho Liberty Ilond, no niuttei
ol what description. All the econom
ic of war and finance point to govern
iiiMiit bonds us the most .far-tdghtod.
and soundest ln ixttw-nt a parHon can
, uuKt during tu -u times, investing
; la government bouu now is buying
, wlta eboap money a coll en ir
1 Mioaoy la u future."
Full - -By Halleck
l'ftSi .
n ... !
w m hiiH Am Mtia
Of U. S. TD
Think of the Many Opportunities for
Investment Which the War
Loans Offer.
The vast borrowings of the govern
ment made necessary by the war have
startled a good many patriotic but
short-thinking people. Involuntarily
perhaps, they feel that an exacting de
mand is being made on eerybody aud
they grow uneasy and restless.
Private and public expenditures are
being curbed riht and lett so thnt the
government may have more and more
ir.ouey.
But the money Is staying right hre
in this country. And the great gov
ernment war issues afford excellent
investment opportunities to the busi
ness man. He can loan his capital to
, the government at 4U per cent inter-
1 est, a rate which after the war will
make a security of such safety gilt
edged, and he can get his capital Lack
at a time when its purchasing pover
will bo greatly increased.
Financiers Study Situation.
"No doubt these factors will '. e ap
preciated ln time and the bonds will
ultimately find their proper market
levels," says tho Wall Street Journal.
That financial journal goes on to say
that the under-par prices quoted dur-
' ing the summer on some of the issues
reflect only a temporary condition. It
says further that every effort is being
made and will be made by the Secre
tary of tho Treasury to see that all
legislation which has to do with monev
will work out to the benefit of tho
' bondholder.
Financiers who have studied the
loan sales, which have been compara
tively few, report that a large number
of the transactions are started by mlsT
informed holders of small amounts of
bondswbo do not understand the tax
statutes.
"A great many small Investors In
tbe 4 and 4Vi per cent bonds," says the
Wall Street Journal, "do not seem to
realize that their securities for the'
most part possess the same merits as
the tax free 3 per cent bonds of the
First issue. Tbe 4s nnd Ma are fully
as free from the normal Income tnx" as
tho 3s and no surtax or excess prof
its tax now effective or later to be
enacted will be collectible on 4s and
4Us unless the owner has more than
15,000 worth."
BOND BUYERS ONE OUT OF SIX
This Was Record for Entire Popula-
tlon In Third Liberty Loan.
One out of every six persons in
the United States bought Liberty
bonds of tho third loan last April and
May. Tho oxact number of subscrlb-
ors w
as 18,308,325, or 17.7 per cent of
tho estimated population.
Now York Stato led in tho volume
ot subscription. Delaware subscribed
tho highest percentage of the assign
ed quota, and the City of Washington
furnished tho largest proportion of
its population as bond buyers.
This was disclosed ln a Treasury
j roport of tlio third loan subscription
by Federal lleservo Districts, States
' aud principal cities. The loan total,
$4,176,510,850, remesonts nn aggregate
oversubscription of 133 per cunt ot
tho $3.000,0000,000 goal.
I 111 VU1UIUU Ul SlHJBLTllHlUIl UlU I1VO
load Ins Statos were JJuw York, wltli
1986,000,000, or nearly one-fourth of
tbe nation's total; Pennsylvania, $4JT.
000,000; Illinois, $379,006,000; Masaa
ehuaette. f22t.000.DM, and Ohio. ISi.-
M IB
900.80
Vehct llcnus Hnho ,
SoiiIIi'h Food 'I'loliloini.
Tlio feed cutest Ion is being solved In
tunny pnrta of the South by abundant
yields of volvat hoans wliicji woro
jmiwii on n lnnre nrrongo tills yr.
Owing to the Increased ncrnace In
Ooorgin, thut state iilmie could tnkn
rare of t.0.000 to 100,000 bond of
rait In from state whoro fornge Ih
f'caree, nccordltiK to n report recently
received by the Ilurcnii of Crop Kstl
inatos. Lurso iiuaiitltles of lust year'A
velvet beans also remain on hand nnd
are being used e.xteuslvoly in feedhiK
dairy cattle. In tests conducted by the
United States Department of Agri
culture on tlio Government farms nt
Ueltsvlllo, JUL, it was found that vel
vet beans compare favorably with
cotton-seed meal, producing profita
ble Rains when the beans nro tho solo
concentrate of the ration; that a com
bination of corn silage nnd velvet
beans forms a satisfactory ration for
fattening steers for market; that It Is
i more prolltnble to feed soaked beans
than It is to grind tlieut; and that
moro beans will be eaten If soaked
before they are fed than If they are
fed dry.
How's This?
TVo offer One Iliimlrfil Dolhri TJrrvnrd
1 for nny case of Catnrrli tbnt cannot be
. cureil by Hall's Catarrh Medicine.
I Hall's Catarrh Medicine bus been tnttcn
by catarrh sufferers for tlio past thirty
flc years, nnd 1ms brcoino known ns tlio
most reliable remedy for Catarrh. Hall's
Catnrrh Medicine aets thru the Illooil on
the Mucoui surfaces oxpelllnjr tho Pol-
son from tho ntood nnd heallnjr the dls-
, cased portions.
After you lmve tnUen Hall's Catarrh
1 Medicine for n. short time yen will see a
Kr. nt Improvement In oitr Koncrn.
hralth Stnrt tnklnif Hall's C.itnrrh Medi
cine at onre Bttd tfet rhl of t'utnrrh. Send
i foi testimonials fr-e
I J. niHN'IIV TO. Toledo. Ohio.
Sold by all Dpi el' v
'ipp- S.ncil In Koili-iit
C'ONTKOIi rAJII'AKJN.
Moro than $100,000 worth of crops
were saved for the farmers in three
Oregon counties by a rodent-control
campaign carried on by couutj
agents, in cooperation vl it li tbe Hlo
loglcnl Survey of tlio United States
Department of Agriculture. Fifty
thousand sage rats and more than
0,000 jack rabbits were killed In the
June Campaign in Crook and Des
chutes counties. Ore. Investigation
has shown that each rodent does more
than a dollar's worth of damage to
crops in a season. On this basis the
campaign saved tlio farmers of these
two comities more than $50,000. In
Douglas county u member of the
county court has estimated that the
campaign to control gray diggers hah
been worth more than $50,000 to the
county.
m
I'OOI) PHICKS XOT llAISKI).
Washington, Sept. 22 Increases
in the cost of food during the past
I year have been greatly over estimated
by laying to much emphasis on
special cases, and announcement to
night by tho food admiustrntioii,
which gave comparative wholesale
costs of the various articles of food
for different periods of 1917 and
1918. Tho actual wholesale cost of
foodstuffs per captla during tho sec
ond quarter of 19 IS April May and
Juno was $25.59, tho statement
said. This was an increase of 3.5 per
cent over tho per captia cost during
the same period tho year before.
No differential between tho whole
sale and retail prices was given, mo
statement dealing entirely with
wholesale costs. A statement tonight
by tho Department of labor, however
said that investigations made over
the country by its division of statis
tics showed that retail prices of food
increased on an average of 2 per cent
from July to August and thnt during
tho year ending last August retail i
prices .advanced 16 per cent.
Tho Food Administration placed
tho total wholesale costs of all food-1
stuffs consumed In tho United States
during tho second quarter of this
year at $2,693,751,871, compared
with $2.fiG3,G0O,9O4 In tho same
period of 1917.
In Its comparative lists of costs tttb
Food Admlnstratlon placed the per
capita cost of broadstuffs during tho
second quarter of 1918 at $3. 32, or
9.3 por cent greater than during the
same period in 1917. Meats, tho larg
est Item, cost per captia $8.91, or 20.
8 per cent greater than In 1917. Dairy
products, which cost per cuptlu $5.88,
woro C.3 por cent greater, and poultry
and eggs, at $2.49 per captia, .cost
10.5 per cent moro.
llalancing these, tho stutcment said
that vegetables por captia cost only
$1.17 during tho quarter, a decrease
of C3.1 por cent, and sugar ut $1.79,
decreased 7.4 por cent. A third do
crcaso was shown by tho smallest
Item ln tho bill of faro, fish, which at
23 conts per captiu. was G.9 por cent
bolow tho 1917 level.
Slnieii iiatl(uili'.
Mrs. William Hull, LoRiuisport,
Ind.i wrltoa: "I doom It my duty to
oxiirQ my Kratltuda for the Rood
OluunuerlRlii'H Colle and Diarrhoea
Rttiiady did we when I had a severe
attack of diarrhoea tkre years ao.
It was the only madietM that reliev
ed .-
DIRECTORY
CIHCU1T COURT.
JutlRc It. W. Slack, Owensboro.
Com'lli. Attorney C. K. Smith, Hart
ford. Clerk A. C. Porlor, Hartford.
Master Commissioner Otto C. Mar
tin, Hartford.
Trustee Jury Fuml Cal P. Keown,
Hartford.
1st Monday ln March 12 days
Com'th. nnd Civil.
1st Monday in May 12 dny Civil.
1st Monilny in July 12 days
Com'th. nnd Civil.
3d Monday ln Septomber 12 days
Civil.
1th Mondny ln November 12 days
Com'th. and Civil.
COUNTY" COUNT.
Moots first Mondny in each month.
.Inline Mack Cook.
County Atl'y. A. D. Kirk.
Clerk W. C. Ulankcnshlp.
Sheriff S. A. Ilratcher.
Kupci liiiendeu't 13. S. Howard.
Jailer Worth Tlchonor.
Tnv Commissioner D. E. Ward.
Hun v) or C. S. Moxley.
Coroner Dr. A. II. Itlley.
FISCAL COUltT.
Moets Tuesdny after first Mondny
In January, April and October.
1st Dlsttlct Ed Shown, Hartford,
Itouto 3.
Unci District Sam L. Stevens, Deav
cr Dam.
.'till l)l-trlct Q. 1L Hrown. Simmons.
Itli Dlstik't O. W. Kowe, Center
town. ."tli Dlstilct W. C. DaiiEhorty.Halzc-
town.
(Itli DNtilct W. S. Dean, Dundee
7th District II. F. Hlco, Fordsvlllo.
Htli Distill t D. C. Ilhoades, Hart
ford, Itouto C.
IIAIlTFOItl).
Mayor J. K. Hean.
Clerk J. A. Howard.
Polico Judge C. M. Crowe.
Marshal K. P. Casebler.
We Knock the Spots Out of Thingi
Ladies' and Men's
Garments
Trench Dry Cleaned and Pressed Is
Superior Manner.
Send us your Garments and Wr
Them
CLEANED CLHAN
Packages called for and uellYereA
THE ELTE PRESSING CLUli
A. Iva Nail, Prop.
HAItTFOIU). KENTUCKY.
PIositjon
Scoured or Your Money Back
If you tako tho Dnuigbon Training, tbd
trmnliiK that lmslnetiiiHnlriilorwi. Yon
can tako it ot eolltge or lu tmill. Write lo-dau
DiUUGIIO.VS 1'lUtniCAIi 11L'HIMS rilLLKUl'
radnrih. hr
GOOD
DR. J. H.THORPE
EYE, EAR, THROAT, NOSE
And Fitting of Glasses
Mnsonlo
Tempi"
OWENSBORO. KY.
USELIV-VER-LAX
For Lazy Liver and
the Troubles oE
Constipation.
Feel rlp;ht nil tho time. Don't lay cfj
from work for days by taking calonie
when pleasant Liv- Vet-Lax keeps yov
on your feet, whiloroliovingyourtrou.b
lo. Safer too, nnd easy to take. Dou'y
tako anything else. You can't alTort
it. Eiiminates poisons, cleanses syH
tern and relieves constipation. A nat-,
ural remedy, natural in its actions, surj I
in its efTect nnd certain in results. ,
won't bo lonp; before Lio-VeLax wil. i
completely displace calomel in even
liome.( Children can tako it freely anJ '
with perfect safety. Every bottlo jniar ;
anteed. COc and $1 in bottles. Noiu
penulno without tho likeness and signt.
turo of L. K. Grimsby. For sale by
i H. WIUL1AMB.
lUrUor K
.tfwkCi I.T.W.K h.l OJ3,
Wtizii b a m
i
' Si:cjed when cverythiti else falli.
In r.crvtn p -r.;atio' u id lemala
l.el ftfl'iff i!k i ii S t?iiri .ri.
T'r r ., ai 1 1 . sar.Jj buve tesufi 'j.
W. CVACH TROUBLE
It i the ll iri-il.itie ever b!d
ovum lirufRid 'j counter.
uraytf rn i inmifi irnnm"T-T . r
ItOCKTOHT.
Ch'ni'n. Hoard James Wilson.
Clerk Hushing Hunt.
Polico Judge John T. Jackson.
Marshnl Will Langford.
UKAVltll DAM.
Ch'ni'n. Hoard W. T. MoKennoy.
Clork 11. V. KltiK.
' Polico Judge J. W. Coopur.
Marshal It. K. Stovons.
FOItnSVMiliK.
Ch'm'u. Hoard W. 11. Jones. '
Clerk Olln Cobb.
Polico Jtidgo C. P. Kosslnscr.
Marshal Grant Pollard.
ori'ICIAL SCHOOL CALUNDAH.
County Hoard of Kdiicntlon.
13. S. Howard, S. S. O. C.
Dlv. No. 1 J. M. Hoovor, Hart
ford, Ky.
Dlv. No. 2 O. W. Duff, Fordsville,
Ky.
Div. No. 3 II. L. Carter, Narrows,
Ky.
Dlv. No 4 Ilobort Goff, Itoslno,
Ky.
Div. No. 5 Otis H. Stevens, Heav
er Dam, Ky.
Dlv. No. 6 Nat Dudley, Ctntor
town, Ky.
Time of Meeting 1st Monday Ib
Februnry; 1st Monday In April; 1st
Monday In Juno; 1st Monday In Au
gust; 1st Monday In October; 1st
Mondny in Decombor.
County Hoard of Exnmlners 13. S.
Howard, Mrs. I. S. Mason, Mrs. O. W.
Duff.
Jan. 2T. nnd 20 Common School
Diploma Examination.
May 10 and 11 Common Schoos
Diploma Examination.
May 17 nnd IS County Tonchers
Examination (white).
May 21 and 25 County Tonchers'
Examination (colored).
Juno 22 and 23 County nnd Stnto
Teachers' Examination (wlilto).
Juno 2S and 23 County and State
Tcnchers' Examination (colored).
Sopt. 20 and 21 County nnd Stnto
Teachers' Examination (whlto).
Sept. 27 nnd 28 County and Stnte
WILL YOU
TAKE OUR
GERMINAL
REMEDY
A Trealrcenl
(Of WEAIC
LUNGS or
CONSUMPTION
FOR ONE MONTH
A Qjlclt relief lor that llrcJ, run down Inline.
....t.. n.ln. In lu-.f nlrtil luratl. hfmor
j ihigri, weak lunc or contumplion. IC II doe
nolhtlp you It coit you oolbint. g
OHIO MEDICAL CO. SSTuSS.?
LEXINCTOH, KY., BUSINESS UHlVERSmf
the uJ Sacrtuor to Wi&v R. Soft Buhrii C8cp
. Bu.lncti, Short Hand, Typo Writing and Tclcaft ohf
ThU oU ami njtntiat
Collrtjn rin do much for
v A. BS Imnmt msiat fenst tiAV
J I'W vvv r'"".
Ar. aWM-lna a kigH iUruS
'fj (uutllnn lllnlnmn atil.l
'p Hpcli Onniwi for Got-
. enimriu j jjipnijinrnu
Thou and n cf uronMfoI
frradaatr. JWInanjllma.
tliloa of n Ily Vrlnclpal. 10 14 It aUMmUot thlt
(Ration. Ga4Brsuf homo. l'oriartlouUr, evMrvtav
WILBUR R. SMITH - LEXINGTON, KY.
NEW
THE
8EWINQ
MACHKNat
OF m
QUALITY.-
. NOT
SOLD
U N,D E R
I ANY
OTHER
HOME
NAME.
WARRANTED FOR ALL TIME.
If you purcliano tlioNIJW HOMT. you will
ha vo nllfouwictut tlio Jirlco you Jiiiy.aiia will
cot havo nn endless cliulii of ri pjilru.
Quality ,
Considered
it u the
Cheapest
in die end
In r.nv.
B ,
If you wunt a sewlnt; machine, wrlto for!
our latest ciituloguu before you iurcliuba.
ins new nome i,mm wacoina to., uranp, wass.i
i:ni) rit?rci. . . ..,77..Ttr
DiMo'vcd In vmtcr for dju.hes tto'jp
pelvic catarrh, ulcer nr''jrfla'n.
mntion Pc-crrcund J I Lydic U.
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