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Dtablished 1879 Vol. XU-Daily Vol. 1. No. 72
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 1918.
Price 3 Cent
Call 44t if r
KntMkiaa rreesptlv. Aad if r
bave llta, pkea H It Dm
' . Fight n Belgian hav been exe
ratd by German military authorities
Within th Uut few days, according
e a newspaper report from Amster
dam. Count Karolyi, the Hungarian lib
eral leader, la quoted aa having aaid
In a perch "We want a pear alliance
of people not depending of an alli
ance of Germany, which would mean
observienco of Hungary to Ger
many." ' AD students in the Infantry see
Hon of the Fourth Officer' Training
School at Camp Eachary Taylor will
jbe) Included lit the transfer of the
4th Division to Camp Sherman,
only the men In the artillery lection
: American sobliera in Franco are
discneeing the part they will take in
tho great battle now being fought on
the Weatern front There to no doubt
, that every available man will be
thrown Into the combat when the
Trench li'gh command deem neces
sary. Repeated attack on Cantigny
have bean repulsed by the American.
FOLLOWING THE FLAG
CharchiU E. Blakey left but night
to go into training for tho radio
. branch of the Navy.
-.' Golay P'Pool baa been accepted for
Service in the Navy and ordered to
report Jen at tho Great Lake
Robert K. lender, of Eddyvil!c, .
rno of tho lateat selective from
Lyon county.. Tho young man baa
' many relative in thia city and eoun
..Wb. J. Chile. Jr., haa made appU
. eVRnn for Army Service in th Quar
termaster's Department He to locat-
d at Knoxville, Tcnn., aa a traveling
salesman but to hero on visit to
Norria William, a Henderson boy
to evidently prisoner in th hand
of th Jluns. He to retried "mi
Ing In action May 2." Ha wa a hard
ware salesman, graduate of the
city schools, and enlisted a year ago
" in tha regular army.
Neal Sullivan, an KIaot boy. wa
here yesterday in khaki. H : ha teen
Uku.g special training at Iinrton
; and wil report Monduy at Fort fht r-
man ,on Lake Michii;k-i north of
Chicago, where ho will en',ir an 01"-
cera training school.
Rnhert J. Cooper. Joseph D. Guth-
ri. Wallace I Tweddclt. C. 8. Ucy,
' E. L. Clark and Joe M. Armstrong
V all have left thia week to Join th
Nsw. Tandy Wadlington, of Gracey,
' who failed to pas, will alao make
1 another attempt
air. F. F. Thoma liaa returned
from Ft Oglothorpe, Ga, where she
went to tike leave of her husband
Capt Thomaa, M. B. C.. who ha de-
.td for tha front
- Landon Ralph Meacham, clerk at
ll.ital Madison, and a brother of Mrs.
W. A. Haynea, of Howvll, to on of
tha Tt men from Hopkins county
who went to Camp Taylor Wednes
WISCONSIN TOWN PLANS
BIG "ERMAN BONFIRE'
. 7n. l-t-raitioul New Service.)
Marinette. Wis., May 31. Public
" r.remonie will mark th destruction
of the German text book used in
a th Menominee schools. Th book
will be taken to tha public square
on June 1 and destroyed in tho pre
." enco Of th entire student body and
. k. nambars of the board recently
. decided that th teaching of German
in tli school should no longer oe
. permitted hero.
I DEATH OF A CHILD.
, ' Madelln Johnson, alittt i-year-
, rid dauifhler of Mr. and Nrs. A.
Johnson, of Crofton, died Tbursdiiy
. f neph'-itis. She had been sick
"about eight dry. The burial took
,!...- Kriilv afternoon at the Clark
. k-.-ing ground, three miles east of
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1 (TirrrTuI Canadtaisi returning
lifeboat for tho V. 8. navy bring teated by filling It with water; tbey are being built In Immense Oioibrrs.
trie guarding American Odd beadqoartera to the battle rvgloo of Franca, '
OVER TEN THOUSAND POUNDS
SOLD YESTERDAY PRICES ;
RANGING FROM 4S to 70 We.
Th sale of th Christian County
Wool Pool was held yesterday In
tha Cook building on Ninth street
and something over ten thousand
pounds were sold at price ranging
all th way from 45c to 70S per
pound. The wool wa all raw and
much of it waa matted with burr.
Thia fact caused the wide variation
CoL A. S. Tribblo auctioneered th
sal which continued for mora than
two hours. About 70 wool growers
had pooled their wool, and the
chairman of th sale commute re
ports that price wera generally very
Only two buyer wera present, 8.
Sacks and H. Meyers. About two
thirds of th amount wa purchased
by Sacks and the remainder by Mey-
. .i . j
era. Those wno sum me amount ana
pric per pound received are) a fol
. .15 'J
M. M. Wadlington.
It. F. Tark. .
U N. Gregory
R. U Nichols
M. F. Winfreo
W. H. and O. B. Mai
Mrs. J. F. Garnett. .
F. M. Dulin
J. W. Adams A Bro..
D. H. Earlo
W. T. Fowler
C. 8. Coleman
C. S. Coleman
M. C. Crenshaw. . . .
R. F. Pool
W. A. Adrock
W. E. Adcock
A. II. Boyd
Campbell Proffett . .
J. R. Torian
R. II. McGaughey
William A Campbell..
R. 8. Lindsay.
Williams A Campbell. .
J. T. Lyno
II. 8. Gainos
J. B. Nance
J. B. Mane
J. M. Adams
J. E. Gosaett
8. L. Cowherd.
C. U Dade
II. I. Minly
W. 8. Price
W. B. Henderson.
W. B. Hsmiersoa.
II. E. Klr.g.t
to their billet after their tour of duty
(By lateraatloaal News Service.)
Waahingtin, May 31. The Ameri
can transport Irrsident Lincoln,
bound for th United States, was
sunk at 10:40 o'clock this moning.
s a German submarine. Th follow
ing announcement .u made by Sec
retary Daniels: "Tho Navy Depart
ment recicved disputch from Vice
Admiral Sims stating that the U. S.
S. President Lincoln was torpedoed
at 10:40 thia moning and sank an
hour later. The vessel was returning
from Europe. No further particulars
were received." No casUaltiea are
mentioned. The veewl to registered
as of 18,072 tons. It waa a former
German merchant ship.
G. C. Courtney
, .60. .
, .. .88
F. C. Clardy
F. C. Clardy ,
R. II. Overton
F. E. Overton
J. a Sisk
C. D. West
W. C. Giles
G. B. Powell
C. H. Boyce A Son.
T. W. Crenshaw. . .
T. C. Jones
Jesse W. Foard. . . .
W. B. Pendleton...
P. C. Wimpy
John Foard A Son. .
G. W. Major
C. L. Pierce
G. II. Wood
U. G. Cornelius
W. C Summers. . .'.
C. W. L1
M. A- Mnion
J no, B. Hord
' PANIC IN GERMAN TOWN.
A dispatch from Mannheim to Ge
neva reports that signteen women
and children were trampled to death
in a panic which followed th sound'
ing of an aerial raid alarm. It later
developej that th.e warning signals
wer caused by th sighting of
suusdron of German aviators return
ing to their bas near Msmihcim,
YOUNG LADY DIES.
Mi Gertrude MiCord, aged 25
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Me-
Cord, who live about two mile
east of Crofton died last Monday
night, of measles. She ws burled in
-.a Crofton cemetery.
at the Soimiie front. S Cnatnkabl
FALLS DEAD III
COLORED MAN WASHING WIN.
DOWS AT KEACH'S FURNI
TURE STORE SUCCUMBS.
Yesterday afternoon about three
o'clock Will Duncan, colored, broth
er of Dr. J as. R. Duncan, 806 First
street, felt dead white washing th
Inside of the show windows of Keach
'urniture Company's store. II was
a man about 35 years of age and had
been a heavy drinker for many years,
acconling to report of those who
knew him best It is stated also that
ha had been subject to drunken, or
alcoholic, tils. Death yesterday was
pronounced duo to heart failure.
W. C. Davis, a colored teacher,
was In th stor ai ino vim ana
heard Duncan fall and went to his
assistance but could do nothing as
tha stricken man only gasped few
times, and all was over. Tho lung
motor was used to try to revive him
but there was no response.
Th body was removed to colored
undertaking establishment where it
waa prepared for burial after th
inquest waa held. Burial will tak
WALKS MILES TO JOIN NAVY.
William Blevins, of Kingston,
Ky., walked thirty-two mile in ordir
to join th navy. He walked eight
mile over th mountains to Berea
to talk with the recruiting eflk-r.
A he looked rather young, the re
cruiting officer sent hint back with
an ag certificate for hia mother to
sign. He then walked the eight miles
back to his home, got hie mother and
they both walked four mile in anoth
er direction to th post-office to get
the postmaster to witness the signa
ture. They then walked back bom
and went to bed. Early the next
morning. William did the chorea, put
on hi best clothe and walked me
eight mile again into Berea, met
the recruiting officer, cam into Louis
ville, passed the examinations and
went on to Great Lakes, III., Thurs
day night for training at th Great
Lake Naval Training Station.
"Blevins, although only 18 years
old, has enough genuine patriotism
and desire to serve hi country to fill
a man twice hi age," said Lieut J.
II. Teach recruiting officer. "He I
typical of th real f that th Ken
tucky mountains are' giving to their
Sawed off shotguns now are being
used by American soldier in France,
snd to good effect, according to
statement nisde by Representative
Tilaon, member of the bouse Mili
tary Affairs Committee.
CIGAR FACTORY PROPOSITION
LOOMS LARGE ONCE MORE
Hopkinsville people may need a
little punching occasionally to wake
them op and arouse them over good
business proposition, but when once
aroused they usually do things. That
to true in regard to th proposition
to meet th conditions necessary to
get the American Cigar Co., to locate
on of their cigar factories In this
Yesterday over 60 application
front girl for work were reported and
turned in to Scretary Dalton at the
H. B. M. A. office. But tho goal ha
not yet been reached and Ui re
quired number haa not been obtained
Mora are needed at once. MOKE!
Did you get that? Mora applications
of young women and girls who de
sire employment in th factory if it la
. Ladies from 16 to 36 years old,
married or ingra may apply. It's
light, clean, pleasant work at good
pay after tho employe learns the
If everybody will push this matttrr
for another day or two and push
real hard there far every reason to be
lieve that th work will be finished
as to securing applications. The
building committee to at work form
erlating pains for a buMdmi; nt
something tangible and satisfactory
to company to expected to be reported
at an early date. Nobody interested
in th welfare of the city should slack
en speed one whit until this matter
to an assured fact-
e PURELY PERSONAL
Mis Edwin Elliott will leave thia
morning for St Louis, on a visit of
Mr. and Mrs. Bowling 8. Wood,
of Detroit, are visiting their parent
in thia city.
Mrs. F, G. Petre returned mat
night from Evansvillo where sne
spent several days this week.
Mrs. Chapexe Wathen has returned
to her home in Owensboro after vis
iting Mrs. R- M. Fairleigh for sever
Miss Mary Hills arrived home
from Nashville yesterday where she
ha been teaching music the past
year in one of Nashville's colleges.
Miss Msllie E. Lindsay, of Catlix,
ho has been teaching school in
South Carolina, will arrive here to
day enroute home.
Miss Lillian Brasher, canning club
nnt for Hart county, to at home
on a visit to he parenta for a few
Mr. Charlie Maynard, Arch Lind-
sey, and Tom Sullivan, all of Elkton,
wera in the city yesterday on busi
Rev. 8. E. Harlan and family, of
Marion, Ky., motored over Thursday
to decorate the grave of Mrs. Har
lan's father. Tehy will return home
Mias Mary Baynham who taught at
Bethel Woman's College last session
has accepted position with a school
at Rome, Ga., as teacher of Domestic
Mr. and Mrs. R. U Peacber. of
Orlando, Florida, are visiting rela
tives In the southern part of the
county and in Hopkinsville. They
expect to return after about I weeks.
Mr. Poacher to the Ford Automobile
dealer in Orlando.
Jesus Y. Gsrcla, leper who died
at Balinaa, CoL. left 1140.95 to the
government to promote peace.
Sweet potato slip for ante at MET
BY THE LONDON
NOW BELIEVED THAT A GREAT AND
DECISIVE STRUGGLE IS IMPENDING
AND THAT DOTH SIDES ARE
(osfasec; eisef seeiajie Jg)
LONDON, MAY 31 THE GER
MANS REACHED THE BANK OF
THE MARNE ON AN EIGHT MILE
FRONT. BETWEEN THE WEST OF
CHATEAU THIERRY AND DOR
MANS. A DISPATCH FROM ROME
SAYS THAT CARDINAL LUCON.
OF RIIEIMS, HAS TELEGRAPH ED
TO THE VATICAN THAT HE WAS
LEAVING THAT RUINED CITY.
. LINING UP FOR BATTLE.
PARIS. MAY 31. RESERVES
ARE NOW IN LINE AWAITING
THE MAIN GERMAN ATTACK IN
THE DIRECTION OF PARIS. THE
ENEMY WAS SHARPLY DRIVEN
BACK WHEN MENACING CHAT
EAU THIERRY AND ATTEMPT ING
TO CROSS THE MARNE AT JAUL-
LGONNE BRIDGE HEAD. HE WAS
EQUALLY DRIVEN BACK IN AT
TEMPTS TO REACH DOKMANS BY
WAY OF VERNEUIU HEAVY
FIGHTING RAGES IN THE JUVIG-
TOR NORTH OF SOISSONS. IT IS
EXPECTED THAT THE LAST P.IG
BATTLE WILL BE FOUGHT UltN
THE MONTID1KR NUYON-SOltt-
SONS-CH ATEA U-T 11 1 E R R Y LINE.
WITH THE MAIN THRUST FROM
NOYON. WHERE THE BATTLE IS
BROILING FIERCER AND FIERC
Paria, May 31. Fierce French
resistance on the Pngny-Chau.lun line
west of Soissons, to preventing a Gcr-
AS ONE MAN
(By raearwatieaal News Service.)
Washington, May 31. Th Army
bill which carrie appropriations ag
gregating 112,041,682,600 and giv
ing the Preaidvnt unlimited power
to raise an army of whatever site he
deems fit, pasred unanimously by the
House thia afternoon. It now govs
to the Senate.
A Braxilian stesmship, upon enter
ing the Gulf Stream on its way to
the United SUtes. was warned by a
wireless message that a German sub
marine was near. The captain im
mediately changed his course and es
caped the U-boat. This report
strengthens the rumor that German
submarines era operating off tho
southern coast of th United State
and in th Gulf of Mexico.
WARNED NOT TO STRIKE.
Director Genvrsl McAdoo in a tel
egram to labor union head Thurs
day night reminded all employes that
they are employe of the United
State and that a strike means a
blow at their own Government He
called upon union leaders to urge
upon their men th wisdom and
patriotism of remaining at their duty.
-SKI" AT 114 A QUART IN
DRYEST STATE IN UNION.
(By Utermatioaal New Service.)
Wheeling. W. Va.. May 31. West
Virginia la th dryest Stat in the
whole United States, according to a
statement by J. Walter Ileem, Chief
Stat Deputy Prohibition Commis
sioner. As an indication of how
effective prohibition has become he
said that while there is some "pocket
selling" going on tho retail price of
liquor to 114 e qusrt
man enveloping movement against
the allied left front north and south.
Th enemy's advance along th road
leading to Compiegna to completely
held up at th center just oataide of
Soisaona. Th German thrust toward
Marna is not taken seriously. Th .,
belief In military quarter la that re
serves of both armies are being saved
for a grand battle. Thia it to be
lieved "eb sal be fought on the Villera
Cototcretts Compiegne Estreee Saint
Denis lines. The temperorary loos of
ground does not count white Foch and
LuilondorlT are jockeying for
position preparatory for a great and
Bib Plan Oetliaed.
Berlin, Stay 31. On front front
Noyon to west Rheims our attack to
proi?rtiwing favorably, says tonight's
war office statement This means
that the Crown Prince's drive has
spread to Pirardy and a double drive
to in progress with Amiens and Pari
as the main objective."
' Raising Their Claims.
Rrrlinfi May 31. Forty-five thous
and prisoners, 400 big guns and thous
ands of machine guns capt Mr J S3
far, th war office announce.
Rear Peeitioaa Pierced?
Berlin, May 31. "South of Fere
En Tardenois" says tha war office
statement, "We reached the Marne.
The rear positions of the French
army at Lo Grad Grandrosoy have
WHEN. HOW AND WHERE BOYS
OF 21 MUST REGISTER.
WHO MUST REGISTER AH
male persons (citixens or aliens) bora
between June 6, 1897, and June
6, 4918, inclusive, except of
ficers end enlisted men of the
Regular Army, Navy and Marine
Corps, and the National Guard and
Naval Militia while in Federal Ser
vice, and officers in Officers' Reserve
Corps and enlisted men In English
Reserve Corp while la active ser
vice. WHEN On Wednesday, June
1918, between 7 a. m. and 9 p. m.
WHERE At office of local board
having jurisdiction where the person
to be registered permanently resides,
or other place designated by that
HOW Go in person on June
to your registration place. If yon
expect to be absent from home en
Jun 6 go at once to the office of the
local board where you happen to be.
Have your registration card filled
out and certified. Mail It to the local
board having Jurisdiction where yoei
permanently reside. Enclose self
addressed, stamped envelope with
your registration card for the return
of your registration certificate. Fail
ure to get thia certificate anay cause
you serious Inconvenience. You must
mail your registration card in time
to reach your home, local board on
June 5. If you are sick on June tN
and unable to present yourself In per
son send some competent friend.
The clerk may deputise hire to 1
pare your card.
INFORMATION If yon
loubt aa to what to do or inhere
to register, consult your localJboard.
PENALTY FOR NOT REt.I
ING Failure to register to 4 misde
meanor punishable by Imprftonntent
for one year. It may result a loss of
valuable rights and privilet and im
mediate Induction Into mJury ser
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