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EalablUhed 1879 Vol. XL-D.ily Vol. 1. No. 117
HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY. JULY 24, 1918.
Price 3 Cents
Loral Showers Wednesdsy
Thursday partly cloudy.
Call 44 If faU l Ik
KaalxaUa proasplly. Aad if yea
Save news Hess, ae It la ika
Congressman Kinrheloe arrived
safely in Fran Several days ego.
BiamarV N. P. la having popular
clamof fof a rffhng in tha city's
Gen. FoTh let th Germane Jiav a
quiet day yesterday to bury tha dead
nd clean up tha ground h ex pacta to
arfrrpy within day or two,
Ed. P. Morrow haa let it be known
that ha will ha randidata main for
tha Republican nomination for Gov
amor. . Honduraa, which broke diplomatic
ralationa with Germany on May I.
followad that action lt Friday by
declaring war. Thia makaa 22 na
tion against Germany.
Twenly-threa persona wera made
seriously ill by ptomaine poisoning
from eating tainted tea cream at a
aorial gathering at Sant Young' in
A check haa been received from
tha Memphia Coal Company for f .100
to ba given to tha Red Cross, which
raiaea their total contribution to
Honduraa liko aeveral other of the
Spanieh American republic haa de
clared war againat Germany. Let u
hope aha will do aomething, if it is
only to aend a bunch of banana to
Kaiaer with a tarantula In it.
ay that if th strenuous offensive of
tha allies continue, tha German will
withdraw much farther north, where
they will Bcht for their live. The
Iliad heavy artillery la hammering
military objrtta In th Soiaaona area
Raven, death in aviation accident
t tyif nelda in thia country were
report! during th week ending July
13. la a aummary laaued by tha War
Department. Of the aeven death,
two occurred at Barron Field. Ever
man, Tex., two at Scott Field. Belle
ville. III., and on each at Call Field
Wiahita Fall. Tex.; GerUner Field.
Lake Charlee. la., and Haielhumt
Field, Mineola, N. Y.
A German priaoner captured by the
Americans Sunday formerly was a
baker in New York City. He was
asked what the German soldier
thought about the Americana. Bine
Thursday, tha prisoner said, tha Ger
mans had concluded tha announce
ment that a million Americana were
In France waa falsa and rumor
among th Germans on thia front
were that there ar ten million Amer
icana in Franca.
HaaTifirf: th' seriousness of hi pre
dicament, tha German crown prince is
said to have sent out distress aignal
to Crown Prince Rupprecht of Ba
varia whose men ar facing tha Brit
kh line in Franca and Flanders, ask
ing for aid. Rupprecht dispatched
several divisions of hi reserves to
th. t.ith to heln his imperial cousin.
but to offset thia Field Marshal Haig
Immediately dispatched a Urge num
k.e of divisions of picked British
. troopa from Picardy and moved them
Into tha battle area aouthweat of
1HOAT TO KILL SAYS GRIDER.
"When you fir a ahot In thia great
struggle for freedom of the world be
sura that you hav a bead on some
Germaa and that your bulleta will
And lodgment in Hun bodies until the
dead ar piled in great heaps."
Thia waa the parting injunction
given tha 126 drafted men of Warren
county by the Rev. R. B. Grider, paa-
tor of tha State Street Methodist
charch. who spoke briefly t the
selects from this and other counties,
who war lined up on the publis
gauar Monday morning, preparatory
to thai oepartor tot Cmp Zachary
ia immense erowd heard Dr.
Glider's remsrka and cheered lustily
when ha told tha future soldiers to
polish ths tips of their bayooeta la
seuor-kra.it and not to caaaa fighting
until so many Germans bad h lull
ad thai th aplrit af th Remainder
w.td k arashsd and their country
t rrtm2?iZx Crc Haws.
? UAVMkP V
ARE HELD UP
ON GOODS DELIVERED BY THE
GRAFTERS UNCOVERED IN
(Ry Associated Press.)
New York, July 2.1. Officer of
th army quartermasters department
tonight notified th concern that aha
Itepartment of Justice named in ita
exposure of tha alleged nation-wide
bribery graft conspiracy in th manu
facture of soldier raincoats, that no
more deliveries will he accepted un
til further notice and that payment
will he auspended on large quanti
ties of good already delivered by
PROF. FARRAR MADE PRESIDENT
Prof. W. E. Farrar haa bean elect
ed president of Bethel College. For
year he has been connected with
the school and is fully acquainted
with the work in every department
Rev. R. H. Tandy waa president the
past year or two, but recently re
signed. Rusaellville Time.
SELECTED FOR HIGH SCHOOL-
WILL TEACH SCIENCE AND
Prof. W. T.-fctrfr. of Meridian.
Miss., waa yesterday selected by Prof.
G. ('. K off man and th Hopkinsville
Hoard of Education to trarh in the
llupkinsville High School tha coming
vcar. rrof. Little Is a gradual oi
the University of Mississippi and
come hre from Meridian, rt will
teach most all th science branches
used in th High School course here
and will also direct the Hopkinaville
High School Orchestra, which as a
very important as well aa very popu
lar feature of the high achool work
The Kentuckian stand ready to
welcome frof. Little to our city and
will lend every reasonable assistance
in helping him to become an estab
lished ritixen of this city and an im
portant factor in our educational ays-
GREAT FIRE IN
(By Associated Press.)
The Hskuo. July 23. Lack of
dwellings, already great in Constan
tinople, waa increaaed by tha devas
tating fir of Msy 31. details of
which srs given by the Balkan cor
respondent of tha Nieuw Rotter
dam he Coursnt Its rsvsges have
added to the e-eneral misery of ths
Turkish capital, where spotted typhus
itill carries off an average of tnlrtv
victims daily Living there is fright
fully dear, and the Intestinal dl (or
ders which tha warm season brings
every yesr hsv srrived esrlier then
ususl owing to ths inadequate food.
Tha fire waa caused by a lighted
cigarette being thrown into th cor
ner of a room. Over a distance of
ton and a half miles it spread, right
luroea old Stamhoul, from north east
to southwest, burning away a str-p
of from s third to five-eights of a mils
t.l. Halfwsv on th course the
flames branched out in a southerly
direction. Ten districts of th city
war swept and more than 6,000
houses, 20 baths, a dosen baxaars
and about 10 mosques war destroy
ed. Mora than 200,000 persons were
Th burned district la almost In
ths renter of the city.
Government officea and ths houses
I of a number of nigh officials wars
hastily evacuated, aa well aa ths prin
cipal hospitals and schools in th
All but eight of the 1266 persons
on th Ssa Diego hava been account
ed for. Thraa war klllsd ou trig St
by tha splosiott aad t ar tCMiag
(By Associated Press.)
A Tort of Mslne, July 23 Tour
men landed in Dory at Cap Porpoise
today reporting their Ashing schoon
ers ths "Robert and Richard" had
been aunk by a German submarine
on Cashebank sixty miles southeast
of Cap Porpoise at 10:30 yesterday
morning. Other Dories ar coming
in behind them they reported. The
schooner had halibut for th Boston
BERLIN'S BIG CLAIMS.
(By Associated Press.)
Berlin via London, July 23. Brit
ish attacks st many points ar report
ed in the German official statement is
sued today. Thee, it declared were
repulsed. A general Blackening in
the fighting on the Aisne-Marne front
is slso reported. The Germans claim
to have shot down fifty-two enemy
STILL COUNTING PRISONERS
(By Associated Presr.)
Psris. July 25. The French, Amer
icsn and British troops made consid-,
rsbl aavsnces during tne day on
tha Aisne-Marne front, according to
war office announcement tonight. In
addition to occupying aeveral villagea
they captured more than eighteen
hundred prisoners. .
Beautiful Weeding Caresaaay.
Th marriage of Miaa Rosalie Mil
ler and Mr. Yancey P. Lewia waa
quietly aolemnised at the First Bap
tist church on Monday afternoon at
S o'clock. Tha Rev. C. M. Thompson
son, pastor of tha bride performed
ceremony in the presence of the fam
ily and intimate friends. The ring
service waa used.
Mrs. Nsthsn Miller wss matron of
honor and Mr. Miller th groom's!
best man. Th other attendants
were Miases Grace Richards and Hel
en Thompson. I
Ths bride, who entered with the
groom, wore a stylish and becoming
coat auit of blue with hat to harmon
ise and carried an arm bouquet of
whit roses. The mstron of honor
snd bridesmaids wora wfiits aatin
skirts and colored coats and picture
hats; Mrs. Miller wearing a pink coat
and carrying an arm bouquet of Kil-
lamey roses, and th bridesmaids
Miaa Annie Virginia Trie ssntf
moot artistically, Chaminsde's Prom
ise, prior to tha ceremony.
The church was effectively decorat
ed with ferns, palms and smilsx
the green being relieved with large
bunches of Queen Anne's Lace in
Sal vases. s laj)
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis left st 6:40.
After a wedding trip they will be at
horn in Birmingham Ala.
R. VY. BINGHAM SAYS;
MOVE SCHOOL TO FARM
COTTAGE SYSTEM PLAN SUG
GESTED BY NAT B. SEWELL
Frankfort. Ky., July 23. Chair
man Robert Worth Bingham, of the
Board of Trustees of the Kentucky
Children's Horns Society, is hesrtlly
in accord with ths Idea of State In
spector and Examiner Nat B. Sewell
that tha Institution should be remov
ed to th country. His plsn is for
th cottage systsm with about ten
acres to each cottage, allowing accom
modations for Industrial and agri
cultural training. Mr. Bingham is
having Inspector Sewell's report on
th Institution published In psmph
let form for distribution. Th report
shows th magnificent work being
don by th society and great Im
provement in tha direction of scon
my ,ln he handling of funds.
Tom Martin, colored train porter,
wss kills d hi ih wr at OwMthara.
BY SLOW BUT STEADY GAINS
THE SAUFJiFS SIDES JUT
c om in on the mms
(By Associated Pram.)
i . - .
London, J sly 23 The , Freaea
mad an attack near Montdidicr,
which meana a total advsnc of two
miles. This point Is twa-thousand
yard esst of Mallty Raineval' and
give the French control of tha height
dominating th Aisne Valley. Twelve
hundred German prisoners were tak
en. STEADILY MOVING FORWARD.
London, July 23. Jaulgonne, on
Mnroe, has bee captured by the
Americana, . who, .continuing th ad
vance, have taken three hundred
Ths French and American hav
crossed th Mama over a front of
twelve mile between Jaulgonn. sev
eral miles esst of Chateau-Thierry,
and Rueil near where th German
London. July 23. French attach
near Montididier today was wH
executed and successful minor opra
tion, according to dispatches, pre
sumably designed as a diversion, to
keep the enemy's mind oceoprad and
keep him from aendir larg forces
southwsrd. The allies hav counted
shout ons thousand more prisoners
in ths last twenty-four hours, but m
a msttcr of fact they ar far too
busy just now to devote much time
(By Associsted Press.
Psris, July 23. Lieut. Rene Fonck
on of the lending Fremh aces,
brought down two Germsn kirplsnet
on July 16, two on July IS and three
on July 19. Six of, these machines
were brough down in flame. Konrk's
total is now officially fifty-aix ma
chines. German Aces Killed.
Amaterdsm. July S3. Ueuta. Fri
edrichs snd Kirsrhstein, members of
th Von Richthofen squadron, have
been killed, says ths Lokal Anssiger.
Friedrich wss credited with twenty
on victoriea and Kirsrhstein with 27.
TEACHER GOING OVER..
Lincoln, Neb.; July 11. Leave of
absence of one year haa been granted
by the board of regents to Dr. Hi J.
Sttwart, athletic director of tha Un
iversity of Nebraska,' who "will leave
shortly for tha' front as athletic dl
rector of forces in Italy.
Th regents will select a successor
to act in the absence of Doctor Stew
art, who has been director at the
University for two years. Athletics
will be carried on as usual Several
applicants ar undsr consideration.
"I'st going over to aee my boys,"
ssid Dr. Stews rt, pointing with pride
to th fact thst every on of ths
eighteen Utter mea af.th 1916 foot
hall team is ia ths sruiy and sixteen
of them hav commissions. All but
fiv letter men of tbe 19 IT football
team ar in service. Ths fiv wr
either under age or agjtcted. Every
member of the 1916 wrestling team
ia "over there" or af a cantonment,
Sevan of tha nine, members af the
1916-17 basketball team .at Irt U
ranks, nlns of tha fourteen members
of ths 1917 trsck-'taam hav entered
some breach ef the eesvL'O aod.Wu
of th fovit tncnbwr af th 19V I
baseball teas ale ar la tha army
line acroaa th Marn during the
days when tha German offensive waa
at Ita height
On th western end of th German
salient tha Allies hav taken La Cha
teau on -mile north of Ourcq and
just west of Nantouil Notre Dame, a
dominating point in tha German line
They also captured Buxancy. aev
en miles south of Boissons, bringing
them to the ravine between there and
the heighta east of 8oiaaona.
On th front between Rheims snd
the Msrne the British hav Uken Pe-
titchamp Wood, near Marfaux.
to retreat north of the Man,. .r.VlLlLE AND CHRISTIAN COUNTY
Th United State Fuel Adminls
nesr ths western flank of ths Ger
ms n salient and behind the German
linea aouthweat of Rheima.
(By Associated PreeO - -
' - London. July 23. Immediately
south ef tha river Ourcq on the Aian I displaying any elsaw windows, store
Manr battle front, the advancing windows or any sign rar show wind
. . . . , . ows wilf be discontinued from sunsst
French troops are reported to hav . . . .
. . . . . I to sunrise snd will b ceatinoed ea-
bad very heavy fighting today, never. Unly m y,. Lightmaa- Night" oa-
the less they succeeded In reaching
several places en ths railroad between
Armenticra and Coincy. ' Thia part
ef the railroad is more than six mile t
to the east of the Neuilly front.
(By Associated Press.)
Louisville, Ky., July 23. Racing
in Kentucky last year yielded owners
s totsl of 6746.R9S sn-i unless ths
length of the sutuinn meetings in this
stats is grestly curtailed, the total
for thia season will show a substan
tial increase. Ths amount distribut
ed through th spring msetings at
Lexington, Churchill Downs, Duglss
Park and Latonia thia season totals
6492.135. On this basis ths sntirs
1916 distribution Should approximats
one million dollars
Churchill Downs led the Kentucky
tracks in ths amount daily distribut
ed to horsemen 68,364.62.
Douglas Park cam second with
a daily average of 67.739.68, and
Latonia. third, with 67.72S.38. Lex
ington's average waa 64.946.33.
E. R. Bradley led ths owners in
smount won with 629,723. Williams
brothers with 25.2IH, were second.
Jefferson Livingston's stabls third
the E. B.
than 6500 in advanca of
McLean stsble, which wss
Willis Sharp Kilmer's Extermins
iwf, by his victory in ths Kentucky
Derby snd his second in the Lstonis
Derby, won tha post of honor as the
biggest money .winning horse of the
aprbw rscti ssaaba, having won
f 16.450 for bie awner.
Cudgel, Commander J. K. L. Ross'
greet handicap horse, victor in the
Kentucky hsndicsp. Earned second
place with 612.000.
Johren, tha Whitney colt, by annex
ing th Latonia Derby, worth 69,923,
gained third placa on th list with
Bradley's Winner of the Cincinnati
Trophy, Battar Cake, and G. M. Hea
drie'e Rancher following aloe be
hind In th order asmed; .
' Bifie, a maids thraa ysar eld at
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, July 23. All
eight of th fifty-nine men reported
missing after the sinking of th cruis
er Ban Diego have been account
for, the navy department announced
tonight. Further reports ar expec
ted to reduce this number. Th of
ficials hop th only casualties will
prove to be only three men killed by
TO THE PEOPLE OF HOPKINS-
'tration. new "Lightleas Night Or-
, . M . .1 ......
der," restricting the use of fuel for
outdoor illuminstion becomss effee
tive Wednesday, July 24.
Under the order tha usa of light
generated or produced by the Das or
consumption of coal, gas oil, or eth
er fuel for Illuminating or display
ing advertisements, announcements or
signs for ths external ornamenta
tion of any building will be discon
tinued entirely on. Monday and Tues
day nighu of each week in this sUta.
Th ordsr excepts bonsftd roofgsr
dens, outdoor restaurants and out
door moving picturs thsstrea. Street
tluminstion In-sll-dties will be re
stricted to tha hoars between sunsst
'snd sunrise and tha amount of public
lighting In any city will be reduced
to that nsrsssary -far aafety.
The e ef light for iitaaviaating ar !
Ignated by th order.
With th miner w th country
responding loyally to th appcala of
1 administratlosi for increased
!p- V the weekly output of bl-
tu . tnal ia surpassing all pre
vious . vrda. I he efforts or ins r uei
Adm'nistiatioi. ope a tors and miners
to increase production must ba sup
plemented br tr) ills gwation of ev
ery wasteful or n necessary us of
cosl. Th enormous war demand for
fnal makes it imnavativa to make the
moat economical use possible, svef
of the constantly Increased eutput.
Thanking you for your hearty co
operation and brat efforta in this di
rection, I sm. Yours very truly,
JNO. J. METCALFE, Chairman.
FOLLOWING THE FLAG
John A. Bacon. Jr., who enlisted
in th navy about two weeka ago ia
Louisville, left Monday for the Great
Lake Training Station.
Bert Blakemors, Lee Blankenahip
and Walter W. Crewe hava arrived
safely overseas, is th gist of three
messages received b-re by relative.
Vernon Howard, who arrived here
Sunday Irora lamp enerman vm a
short leave of absence, will return to
Arthur Mobley. son of Mr. and,
Mrs. Luther Mobley. has voluntor -
ed for army servlc. Hs left Moo -
day for FX Oglethorpe where ha will
Robert C. Dabney. who has been
working in a rubber plant at Akron.
Ohio, has been commissioned ss Sec-
ond I.ieutcnsnt and Is here for a few
daya before reporting for duty In
a Chemical branch of Ike army. He
ia the second son of Former Mayor
F. W. Dabney and hia tw brothers
sr In th service.
k k k k k k
the Lexington meeting this spring,
woa more rsses thaa any horse a
th thro "L" tracks, having a total
of tti-M victories at th cloas af ths
RED CROSS ORGANIZATION GETS
CHECK FROM MEMPHIS
COAL COMPANY. t
The chock aent to Mr. Hunter
Wood. 8r., yesterday by tha Memphia
Coal Mining Company amounted to ,
$299.27. This tbexk was sent la ac
cordance with an agreement and pro- .
miaa of thia concern at the beginning1
of the last Red Cross campaign to
give all of one day'a net earnings
from Ha coal mine which is operated
at Mannington near th northern
boundary line In thia county.
Th whit and colored coal minors
and other employees agreed to give
on dsy's wag to th Rsd Cross
snd substantisl amounts war raised.
$319.10 were given by th whit
miners. 671.67 by th colored minors,
and 6132.10 by tha employe of th
building department Th amounts
augmented by th company's chock
yesterday mad a total of 6822.10
from this one industrial concern. '
RECOVERED YESTERDAY AFTER
NOON ON RUSSELLVILLE
Ths Ford runabout of W. A. Cor
nett which waa stolen from in front
of his house on N. Msin street Mon
day night was found yesterday after
noow by Char Is Vaughn setting oa
tha roadside a short diatanee from ,
town en tha Russellvill pike.
The car wss stolen from In front
of Mr. Cornett's horns Mondsy night
and driven from town by two mea.
When found only about on gsllon
of gssolin waa miasing, tha angina
waa dead and could not ba started,
and a new tire had been punctured
and waa off th wheeL Apparently
somebody had tried to patch tha tire
and got frightened or failed and had
to abandon th car. It waa headed
towarda town when located.
No clue aa to tha guily parties
hss been found. Mr. Cornett hsd of
fered a 625 reward for tha car a
short time before it waa found aad
cards to this effect were mailed out
y Chisf Roper to various towns.
ON IT'S WHEELS
(By Associated Press.)
London, July 23. A trench news
paper published by one of th Brit
ish divisions in Psloetin gives tha
following account of an unusual fsat
by a British airplane in ths lighting
"One of our aviators wss forcsd
by engine trouble to land miles la
side the Turkish line. His sngins
wss misfiring, but produced sufficient
power for 'taxi-ing' and short hops,
but not for flights. Presumably tha .
valves of tw or three cylinders hsd
broks or stuck.
But tha pilot did not give up
aB(J ,UCCM,,d in taxi-tog the
whole way to the British linaa aver
level sand. On th way as crossed
a Turkish sncampmsnt, and his ander-
i. kmilil mmm m rlathse Una
. . BUmb, . f Turkil, hlrts. Tha
pilot w- ,tUck,d by ,, imtMeu.
, . lth ifl mad .bjp.
guna. but they invariably fled whea
he charged on them with hia gun.
T . k r. u lirnllM itivsd
. . . huu hi bu.
m M yju, prC
Jamss Wilford McNesly, a young
fsrmsr of ths northwest part af th
county, and Miaa Mollio Pearl Lilly,
a popular young lady ef tha same
neighborhood, were married at the
courthouse yesterday afternoon at
4 JO o'clock by Judge Cbamplin. Tha
groom rsgisterari his age at 20 aad
ta bride at 23 year. ; -
lyes tettsd lanaaa gJtmad, I