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ErtablUhed 1879 Vol
Daily Vol. 1. No 22
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1918.
Price 3 Cents.
C.U 44f if rH fail to (.1 lb.
Keateckiaa promptly. And it yea
now item, it to tk
Benito Caelro, Portuguese engi
neer, ia Mid to have Invented run
which will throw shell 90 miles.
A joint resolution has Ween adopt
4 requesting th President to sp
peivft day of prayer for Amenrsn
Public sentiment ia demanding that
spies ha punished and in aoma piece
there are indications that the pub
Ik ia going to aea that local apiea
A premium lint of 178,000 waa
adopted for tha Kentucky Slate Fair
for ItlS at a meeting held Tuesday,
thia being; tha Unrest amount aver
offered in any year.
The Courier-Journal, the Evana
vill Courier and other associated
press papers rave Da vies aa tha win
ner in Wisconsin yesterday morn
ing. Tha International Newa Ser
vice sent tha Kentuckian a report
al midihght that Lenroot waa safe
ly elected. Later reports confirmed
tha accuracy of the Kentuckian'
telegraph service and tha associated
pre papers are announcing thia
asorning newa wa announced yester
THE LITTLE FLAC ON MAIN ST.
The little flag on Main street
Is filiating all the day.
Ita stara are fairly sparkling.
It atripea are glad and gay.
It stopa the passing tephyra
To tell them as they dance:
M have a battle brother
Who flies today in France.
The little flag on Main street
la streaming all tha night.
It haila the wheeling planets
L'pen their glowing flight
Jt talla tha Joyful tidings
And calls to all It kin:
"I have a battle brother
Who marches to Berlin!"
Tha Kentuckian la atill short a
Job foreman, a pressman and an ad
ditional linotype operator. Per
manent Job for the right men. We
are turning off business w are un
able to handle fur lack of mora
CHOSEN BY CITY COMMISSION
ERS TO SUCCEED JOSEPH
C. SLAUGHTER. RESIGNED.
The City Commissioners have ap
pointed William Oglesby Soyara City
or Prosecuting Attorney to succeed
Joseph C. Slaughter who resigned to
enter the army. Mr. Soyara yester
day took the oath of oflice and en
tered upon hia duties. The new at
torney ia one of the most brilliant
young men in tha city. Last year
ha entered the officers' training ramp
at Fort Benjamin Harrison but was
almost immediately prostrated with
aa acuta attack of appendicitis and
aa operation waa performed. For
weeks hia life hung by a thread.
but ha finally recovered. Last week
ha again volunteered but failed to
paaa the physical examination on ac-
countof his recent operation.
Mr. Soyara haa been practicing law
about three year and la making i
distinct success. Ha ia a gifted
speaker, a cloaa atudent and a hard
worker in hia profession, in poai
tion oC Cttv Attorney pay 1500
AND TWO NEW MEDICAL PA
T1ENTS-AT THE STUART
Luther Cowherd, who reiidea near
tha city, underwent aa operation at
the Jennie Stuart Hospital Tuesday
nd continuea to improve.
Little June Fairleigh, four-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mr. R. M
Kalrleigh, waa operated upon and ia
doing ao nicely that aha will be able
go homo to-dayaa
W. H. Golay, of thia county, and
Mrs. Norman, of Allegro, were ad
mltted yesterday aa medical patient.
Cigarettes 'books, book cover, and
papers invoiced at the American con
sulate at Nantes, France, for the
United sUetes daring 1917 were vel-
4 at Marty l,o,.
LIBERTY LOAN TRAIN
Two Great Meetings to Be
Held at Tabernacle This
Afternoon and Erening.
Arrires Here On An Early
Train and Will Join the
The special publicity train of the
Kentucky Liberty Loan Committee,
with a number of speakers aboard,
which lift Luuiavill Tuesday morn
ing for a tour of Central and West
ern Kentucky with a view to arous
ing interest in the intensive cam
paign which will be waged later, will
arrive in Hopkinsville thia morning
at H:45 o'clock over the L. as N.
and remain here until 2 a. m. to
morrow. In addition to these visitor this
rity will he especially honored by a
visit from MaJ. Kckenfelder, a French
officer with a non-French name, who
ia the most distinguished French
soldier now in America. He ia fresh
from trench warfure and witl speak
at both the afternoon and night
meetings, as will tha various other
speakers who will come on the spec
Among these will be Trooper A.
II. O'Connor, a Brooklyn man who
enlisted with Die English army and
was in the first ronttgent of British
troop participating in the fighting at
the Mama. Ha served for two yean,
linally being ao severely wounded he
waa in a hospital for aeven months.
Private II. M. (iarrow, a Canadian,
who ha gone through the mill of
the fighting front in France, will
alao be one of the speaker.
Many other speaker and ofllccrt
from ( amp Taajlor are In the party,
including one Hopkinsville boy, Lieut
The visitors will be met at tha de
pot by members of the executive com
mittee of both ladies and men in
charge of the local Liberty Loan
drive and the Boy Scout. Twenty-
five or thirty automobiles are needed
to take the visitors for a little drive
about th rity and owners of ma
chine are requested to loan them for
this crrasiun and to have them at
the deMt to meet the train, and pre
ferably with the owner of the rar
long. All owners of cars who will
contribute their car are asked to no-
fy Mrs. Kd Weather.
After the drive about the city the
visiters will be landed at the Llks
club where a luncheon will be served
by a committee of ladies headed by
Mrs. W. I. Cooper. Thia luncheon
ia for tha visitors and tbe members
of both the ludica and men'a execu
The meetings at the tabernacle will
be at 2 o'clock in the afternoon and
7:30 inthe evening. These meetings
are free to every hody. wmie tne
meetings are directly in the interest
of he Liberty Bond campaign, no
bonds will be sold at this time. The
actual aelling will be left to the drive
to be made for that purpose later in
the month. This ia to inform tha peo
ple and gut them aroused on the
Another most interesting feature
of the meeting will be the showing
of bombs, some of them exploded,
penanta that have actually flown in
battle, and various aorta of a.rma and
equipment. These will not only be
exhibited but their Uses, and ollofe
their deadly nature, will be explain
ed by the men who have personal
knowledge of them.
CHICAGO NOW CENTRE OF
ONE ORDINANCE DIVISION.
(By lateraatioul News Service.)
Chicago, April S. Chicago ha
five diviaino already in various part
of th Ordinance Department at
Uodor tlii department will come
th control of practically all muni
tion aud other Government work in
Illinois, Minnesota and th northern
half, of Indisna. Already contracts
let in thia district amount to several
hundred million dollars, but th es
tablishment f tha bureau will mean
considerable mora business.
Three tt 'in loads of colored sold
ier passed through tha city lUtur
day goiug North,
ENGLAND'S FIGHTING PRINCE
Tit prince of Wales oo leave from
tbe front la France vlalta Kxeter. Be
la bo o being greeted by tbe mayor.
CHRISTIAN COUNTY'S QUOTA
FOR THIRD LIBERTY LOAN
BONDS IS $287,700.
All is now set for the great Third
Liberty Loan drive for $1,000,000,
000 with ita over subscriptions.
Every county in every state in the
Union, and every town and city in
every county, is listed at headquart
er of the Liberty Loan Organization
at St. Louis, and at the Treasury De
partment at Washington.
Karh town, rity and county ha
had th quota of bonds it must take
allotted to it, and each will be ex
pected and must take the bonds as
signed. The Financiers everywhere expect
ed the issue to be much larger than
the $1,000,000,000 required. Plan
were perfected for a tale largely
in excess of thia. Now with the
organization that have been effect
ed the quota should be subscribed in
a very brief campaign.
Many counties andown hnva ad
Many counties and downs have ad-
are already pledged, and with a lit
tle work the over-subscription will
reach sums that will allow th woriti
that the patriotism of the people
has been aroused to a high pitch; will
show our allies across the wuler that
the United Slates may be depended
on to du ita part, and will demon
strate to the Kuisvr and all Grmany
that every man in tiii Nution and
every dollar of America's wealth
will be enlisted in the war that ia to
aweep Prussianism from tha face of
For the Third Liberty Loan Chria
tian rounty'a quota has been fixed
at f'.'H7.700. While in the Second
Liberty Loan it hud $303,600
for ita minimum: the target was
1506.000 the actual subscription to
taled $.'IH4,100, and waa taken by
IN JUNIOR RED CROSS.
(By International News Service.)
Boston, April 8. More than thirty
per cent of th total pupil popula
tion of New Englund, or 374,179
school children, are to date enrolled
in th Junior Ked Cross. Tha Bos
ton diocese parochial schools led
with over "xty-slx per cent
Mr. W. F. Handle haa resigned th
position ba baa long held aa Weath
er Observer, and. Win. K. Gravea
baa been named aa hia successor
Mr. Graves ia couuocted with tit
eal f!k f th rtUa Coal Ce,
Are Women of Hopkinsville
Cy Lecture "of Mrs.
Harold R. Peat.
BIG CROWD PRESENT
Lectures At. Liberty Loan
Headqnorters Under Aus
pices of Red Cross.
Th Liberty I-oan headquarter
waa crowded yesterday afternoon at
4 :30 to overflowing by a large crowd
of women and soma men to hear
Mrs. Harold R. Peat for nearly an
hour tell of the war .condition in
England, France and Belgium, and
the work of the Red Croaa and it
part in th war.
Mrs. peat spoke on the spirit of
the Red Crone and told how thousand
of school and college girls and other
untrained enlisted under the banner
of the Red Croaa, hinking to nurn
wounded or sick soldier consisted
f smoothing his. brow and ainging
him to sleep. But instead they were
put to washing dressings, scrubbing
Women in England are willing
workers in factories, mills, freight
rooms, on street cam, and even in the
field. Women are taught in freight
hool to handle freight. Machinery
of woman's six ia now made and used
in factories. Women endure because
of the atrocities of the Huns com
mitted upon their men, women, and
children. She says the women will
endure till 1930 if the war lasts
Mrs. Peat told of tha Zeppelin
raids she witnessed in London, and
says that these raida do not fright
en anyone, bu instead arouse great
en anyone, but instead arouaa great
to greater efforts.
Her Mrs. Peat told of tha mental
attitude of the Britiah and how alow
they are to put their tru.it in any
body but now they have tested and
tried the good United States and have
put their trust, in Uncle Sam.
When the Germane began the use
of gas on the allied soldiers, England
saw the need of respirators. It was
explained how the 'newspaper used
a sketch of how these were made
and as if by magic 3,000,000 respira
tors were delivered to the army ofn
rials by the good women of England.
The British women have learned
concentrntion of effort; conserva-
lon or food, money, ami cnimren;
and have learned courage. They
have forgotten the sorrow of giving
up their boys and every day at noon
sen J up to God the Father Almighty
one earnest, lervoni, ana unueu
prayer for tha boys at tha front.
She say the women of England pray
and pray every day.
The boy that goea to the front
will not come back, says Mrs. Peat.
That is he will not come back as boy
but will come buck a man.
Those who failed to hear Mrs.
Peat missed a rare treat, especially
at this auspicious time. Mrs. Peat
u the vt.it of "Pr.vute" Peat who lec
tured Saturday .night at tha Taberna
cle. She ia of Irish birth and has
lark hair, blue eyes and rosy cheeks.
She is quits pretty and a fluent and
exceedingly pleasant talker
(By laleraatlvaal News Service.)
Washington, April S. Igisla
tion fixing th basis of the quotas
for the next draft will be rushed
through the House under debate
limited to three hours. A hsrd fight
TO CONFERENCE NEXT.
Senate amendments to the agri
cultural appropriation bill including
the provision fur increasing the gov
ernment wheat price guarantee to
12.60 were disagreed to by the house
and tha measure went to conference.
A separate vote will be demanded
in conference on th wheat price.
PATIENT AT HOSPITAL,
Exhaustion, following a fracture
of the femur, caused th daaht of
Mrs. Diantha Bryan at th Western
But Hospital Tuesdsy. She wa
from Simpson county and wa 62
year old- The remain were taken
IB DRAFT OF
Serious Talk of Doubling
The Proposed Call
Most Be Giren the Allies in
. Conquering the Huns
For All Time.
(By lateraatioaal News Service.)
Washington. April 3. The indica
tions are that he President's plnn for
speeding up the movement of troop
over seas, rapidly being put into ef
fect, were plainly evident about the
War Department While no official
confirmation of the report that 1
500,000 men were to be called under
the second draft Instead of 800,000
originally announced, was obtain
able, it was admitted that some plan
of largely increasing the second quota
in all probability would be derided
upon following the return of Secre
tary Baker. A member of the Gen
eral Staff said 1,600,000 or mora
could be raised with ease.
(By International News Service.)
Uilwaukee, April 3. Congressman
Lenroot, Republican, has defeated
Joseph E. Davie. Democrat, and re-
cent member of the rederal Imdo
Commission by about ten thousand,
for U. S. Senator from Wisconsin.
SOCIALISTS AND MEN INDORSED
BY MAYOR THOMPSON
Chicago, April 3. Every Socialist
candidate waa defeated in the alder-
manir election Tuesday. Loyalty to
the Government wa a leading iaaue
on which opponent of th Socialist
mn-le their campaigns.
In addition, every candidate in
dorsed by Major William Hale
Thompson, whose war altitude has
been warmly criticised, waa beaten.
The new City Council will be Demo
cratic and will contain two Socialist
John W. Rainey, Democrat, waa
elected Congressman from the
Fourth district Tuesday. He will take
th seat made vacant by th death
of Chnrlea Martin. Rainey won with
majority of 5,037 voVta ovor hi
two opponents, C. W. Christopher,
Republican and Kaaimir P. Gugis.
(By laternatlMal New Service.)
Devil Lake, N. D. Winter weath
er prevail over Montana, North
Dakota and other Northwestern state
Zero ia reported in soma places with
STATE TREASURY BALANCE.
Frankfort. Kv.. April 2. Tha bal
ance in the State Treasury at the
close of business March 30 was $1.-
ffOMZO.DO, aa follows: Sinking
fund. 1232.767.09; school fund.
t305.S40.3Si University of Kentucky.
141,707,64; general expenditure fund
11,279,306.112: outstanding interest-
bearing warrants, $4,760,1 10 4; out
standing February MX, 14.570,137.11.
(By lateewatieasl New Service.)
Washington, April S. Bigger
ships rather than more numerous
contracts ia th naaly derided policy
of th United State shipping board
IAS ALLIES PREPARE TO
TIE THE OFFENSIVE Oil
THE WESTERN FRONT
YOUNG AERIAL RECRUIT
and trululna ,
I'uHe Pom it nll:3
for his aeriiil dmiuiti-h
aaods of currier ple-nna. "liver there"
theoe dumb creature rarry Important
i uesaiiKcs fn!:i ml iiiecu poets and
from aUnl-TH to ilu nriilli-ry. The
phologrupli Mmvis one of our Imivs
holillii n c.irrl.-r pUr-m Juhi a few
duvs i 'lil.
. PEACE TALK
(By International News Service)
Washington. April 3. President
Wilson is expected to unxwer on Sat-
urdsy at Hultiinoro the half and half
threat with which foreign minister
Ciernin, of Austria, explained the
sudden ending of his recent peace
protestations. Ho will be warned
that any peace overtures from the
central empires at thia time should be
regarded as unworthy of considera
tion, unless it is decided to entirely
ignore the incident.
Washington. April 3. Views of
Senators expressed today upon the I
assertion of Count Ciernin of Aus-,
tria, that pence recently waa near be-
wcen Austria and entente were wide- ;
ly divergent. Most of the Senators,
regard the present Austrian peace
talk as a fore runner of another
Austro-Gcrman peace propaganda
campaign. iTcmier i lemciiceau.
France, declured (.serum lied wnen j,,!, , March, according to test
be said peace had been -,red imollv given in the SensU eommittaa
IS TO HANI)
(By Ulci national Ns Service.)
Springlield, III.. April 3. The
Supreme louvt to-i.v m-m -
hearing to "Chicken Je ampoeu.
sentenced to hni: April is mr tne
piurder of Mrs. A"-", wife of the
former Warden of the Joliet peni
tentiary. Canirbcll a a prisoner
hen he committed the crime.
(By lateraatioaal New Service.)
New York, April 3.- LdwarJ Wal
ler and Henry Willams, operating
randy store, were arrested tonight
charged with selling candy containing
broken glass to William Lewis, a U.
8. sailor. Lewis' mouth waa lacerat
ed when h at th candy.
Th rain left tha streets nicely
Th White Way iron posts are now
Maurice Says The Battle
With Germany "Has
ON THE BATTLE FRONT
No Lack of Confidence Felt
That Success Will
(By laleraatlwMl News Servlee.) .
London, April 3. Up to a lata '
hour tonight th "quiet before tha,
storm" had not been reported aa "
broken by any new Important action
on the Pirardy battle field. Tha
fourteenth day of the great strug
gle haa been marked, however, by
violent local engagements from all
but one of which allies emerged com-
rtilete victors. .
I General Maurice, chief director of
military operations at the war office,
today declared the "battle Only be
gun." The German loaaea have bean
double those of th allies and that
- . ..... ,
be anticipated shortly.
MASSACHUSETTS FALLS INTO
LINE AND RATIFIES NA
On Tuesdsy Massachusetts fell into
line with ten other state and rati
fied th national prohibition amend-
The Senate on a roll call
voted 27 aye and 12 nays. Pi-v-
iousty the Honse of Represent tire
had indorsed the amendment by a
vole of 145 to 1.
By thia action Massachusetts be- .
comes the tint of the northeastern
late to ratify th amendment and
the eleventh in tha nation. Before
adopting th amendment Tuesday
the Massachusetts Senate rejected a
proposed for a state-wide referendum
vote on the proposition.
. (By lateraatioaal news Servsea.) .
I Wahingon, April 3 Tha Hog Ia-
. j ghjpyard ran 60,000 behind It
today by George J. Baldwin, Vic
President of th American Intern-
tionnl corporation. In direct chargw
he blamed tha sleel shortage, which
he ssid, continues.
RAYMOND C MOTT
ONE OF THE MEN ADVERTISED
AS A LOCAL SLACKER IS
A TRAVELING PRINTER.
Raymond C Mott, on at tha I
registered from this county, who ha
not been located ia printer who
worked in thi office In June and
July 1917. He claimed that hia
home address waa Dea Moinea. la..
and had papers allowing that be waa '
member of tha order of Maecabee
in that city. He left here for Chicago
and later asked for letter of reconw
nicndalion at small town in Illinois.
He ia now advertised as a deserter
end th government ia on th lookout
for him. Mot waa about 26 year om
and claimed to be a widower with
two children. -Later a report came
that ba waa maried, but living apart
from hia wife. He has a brother U
Dea Moines, la. Mott ha probably
never received any notice nt W
A NaUoa-wlde rgaaisatien of
marchanta ia being mad W preevM
ales of war-savings securities la dry
gueda, M4 deparvmeot store.