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DAILY KENTUCKIAN ehs
Etab'ihl 1879 Vol. XL-Daily Vol. 1. No 144
H0PK1NSVILLE, KENTUCKY, SATURDAY. AUG 24, 1918.
Trice 3 Cents
Fair, ami continued warmer Sat'ir
dayknd prohshly I'liinilay.
The shipping lmnr.1 announces that
tip to Aug. t more limn l,fiOQ ton
of shipping has been completed.
- fton i ,
The KinprvMi of (irrnmny is re
ported ao ill that Ilia Kaiarr has been!
compelled to go to Berlin to b with
her in the catle. j
Private William F. Reese, of Ceru-f
lean Spring, Ky., la missing in ae
tion, la tha casualty Urt of August
C. E. Adam, of Omaha, Neb., waa
elected commander-in-chief of tha
Grand Army of tha Republic for the
-f tuning JT- s
z?-- on .
Thomaa J. Mooney la to appeal at
ence to tha United State Supreme
Court for a reversal of hi conviction
for murder In connection with a bomb
explosion in San Francisco, officials
of tha International Worker' Do
fena League announced.
Emmrtt Pkpin, 28 year old, for 18
year a resident of Alaska, haa Jour
neyed 4,100 mile to join the tank
eorr Papin Irft Alaska July 12 and
arrived in St. Louia August 13. Ha
came to enlist so ha would have an
opportunity to bid farewell to many
of hie relative In that vicinity.
So many girl telephone operatora
have been married lately that the
official In charge of tha telephone
eervire in London have issued
statement to clients apologising for
delay and explaining that all tha
exchanges are very shorthr ided. "Tha
claims of lov have proved too strong
for many of our girl employe,"
say the statement, "and w are now
in argent need of a' targe number
ef operators.'' The impending short
ago of husbands has made many
girls "marry while marrying is good,"
and strain the uniform oftrn helpa to
remove the f. ir one's disposition to
TWO MORE STARS.
lUring the last two year, eight
young nun. anJ buys under age, have
left tha Kenturkian office, one after
tha other, to enter the army. These
names are represented un our ser
J. Frsnk Logan.
Fenton S. Cunningham.
Addison Wiliium Junes.
Jolly B. Jones.
The last three have gone thia year,
on of them only a few daya ago. Mr.
Cunningham became ill in the fall of
1717 and waa discharged and haa
been a linotype ocrator in tills of
fice for the luit six months. He is in
tha draft for next Tuesday, having
improved in health. In addition to
the eight enumerated above, two
more of the Kentuckian's employea
ar under immediate call.
They ar Robert Brumfleld, desk
man, who ia a volunteer will enter
an officers' training school Septem
ber 1st. Also Mr. J. Mack Newman,
linotypa operator, who ia in tha Lo
gan county call near at hand.
These will add two more stare to
the service flag, but leaves us with
out an operator or editorial nasi
"liL Unly one temporary substitute
operstor is available and ha will be
within the new draft age.
The fair this year promise, to bo
th best w hav aver had. Th Hen
derson fair ia over and tha ono at
Bowling Green will be our only rival
in he e'ute. People from far and
' ncer are making arragementa to at
tend, while the advertising men ar
received with the greatest Interest
and enthusiasm wherever they go.
Th exhibit. In every department
win be complete and th competition
will be of the closest nstur. There y,, rateet circumspection. In the
will be cattle and hogs and ovary nUln, ml dry Urritory In Ten
poaslbl liv stock ntry from many' b 0 b ao dry that om-
pnrta of th stat o Her.
Tha racea promise to uo very gooa. i
Already horse iron all over n.n
tucky ami from aa far south a. South
rn Alabnma ar arriving and every
thing possible is being dona to get
things in tip-top shspe ahead of time
The big shorthorn herd of Hamner
4k Mnarham, of Morgsnftcld, will bs
is tb cutuo exhibit,
:f CLE SAM'S
ON THE ILLICIT LIQUOR TRAP
FIC TO THE SOUTH AND
TENNESSE BECOMES A
ARRESTS AND MORE
Tba Prseec.Umo Threaten la Tab
A Far Wide tr TUa Al
First TVaa.kt JhiIM
With tha peasag of tha United
Statee law prohibiting the shipment
of whiskey into dry territory, tha In
genuity of tha bootleggers, who try
to get though to Tennessee with wot
goods, haa been met by tha clever
ness of tha U. 8. Secret Service. It
la now war to tha and and the "block
I ada runners" must combat the com
bined forces of tha state and "gee-
eminent. The federal awtboritiee of
both Kentucky and Tennessee have
joined hands and District Attorney
Merrill Russell, of Kentucky, is here
in person to conduct the campaign,
which h hopes win atop tha illicit
traffic ; i
Every road into Tennessee from
this city ia watched and from all ap
pearance very little whiskey la get
ting through. The government now
holda over f 100,000 worth of cap
tured liquor, and 140,000 worth of
blockade running CsJilse g's. Tha
cars can bo libelled and sold. '
There haa been some bloodshad.
A few nighta ag tn aa attempt waarj
Nashville, the th driver ef on of th
whiskey cars showed fight and wound
cd one of the officers in th leg with
a pistol bullet It aeema th boot
legger go to any extent to get by.
The other day at 8pringfield, Tenn.,
th. auceeoded In .variing th efflcer.lv.lu. waa th Black Hill. Insurance
by a clever ruse. Knowing that a I
consignement of whiskey was being'
run throuwU. th Chief ef Folic of!
Springfield set up a barricad in the
road. boon a ear cam Into
sight loaded with liquor and with an
'officer covering a man in th car
with a revolver. Th 'officer ad
dressing the Springfield chief, aaid.
"I have thia gang. Got them south
of Adams station. There' another
big lot on th road. I'll Uko this
fellow on to Nashville." That waa
th last th ehief saw of tho 'officer'
or his prisoner.
But tha U. 8. Secret Servic will,
be harder to handle akd sine th dou. tonnage af or most be handled re inforcements, the British progress
governement seems determined to I and correepoeidir.gly large amount , "tinuee impressively. The Ger
stop th tiaffic, atop it. It will I of labor ia neoded. In addition to mmn ar heing forced to yield ground
Last Wedneeday afternoon a ear. increased salary demands, tha prices' Anally even at spots where the ad-
load of boose was raptured on th
Jamea H. Frailer and B. O. Hun
ter, who were bought her Wednes
day hav waived examining trial and
were held over oa 1500 bonds. Two
negroes, Emmctt Clark aad Harry
Bell, are also in custody.
There' ar growing rumors of big
thing, to happen, perhap. today, "
Tha Aseistant District Attorney
and a special agent from Nashville
were hero Thursday night In consul
tation with Mr. Russell and th S or
10 men working ander him. It ia
understood that a great deal of evi
dence i In hand and that th Reed
Bon Dry law will a construed to
go a great deal farther than it waa
thought It could go. It i aaid to be
violation of th law to sell liquor tn
wet territory to be shipped Into dry
territory, if the seller baa knowledge
of th fact Th Tennessee cars
war easily identified as being from
dry territory and soms of th dealer!
who believed they were entirely
within their legal rights in loading up
car with liquor for southern towns'
ar now In a very uneasy frame of
mind and ar now making sales with
p.r.j witj, it th Sahara desert ia
, ,wan)ll. , 4
Washington, Aug. Si -J.me. G.
Bailey, of Kentucky, waa aouinated
to-day to be a secretary of aa Em
bsy of class J, '
IN A STATEMENT HE RENEWS
THE PLEDGE TO FEED THE
ALLIES IN EUROPE.
(By Assoc is ted Pre.)
New York, Ao. IS. "Tha United
State will ahara with tha a II lea in
their aacriflce af food a well a blood
in tha eatue af world dmaerey," do-1
elarod Herbert Hoovar, th. Federal!
Food Admiaiatrator oh arrive! .Sera
today after a visit to Franca ,nti
Ha aaaerted that to make food thia
pladgs wa moat within a year supply
our slltes with four billion pounds'
f fata, Bin hundred million pounds
of beef, half bilHon bushels ef ce
real and a million and a half tons
Ha said to build up wheat reserve
to guard against crop failure next
year it haa been decided to make tha
bread of all allied nations containing
twenty per cant of substitutes for
wheat. Thio will mean an improve
ment of the American loaf and an
enormous improvement of the allied
NOT THE BEST
M. S n A m I. Ti n 1
m -.-, u. v., n-i- . uiaca nni
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folk once proudly boasted that they1
had ono sousre mil which waa worth'
mora than all the land In South Da-i
kota, aat of tha Missouri river. But '
time have changed and tha Black1
Hill are sow yielding only a amall
fraction of th stats' wealth. J
Ms-- -a a. III. m . a a t . s L
in ataoiiiTy oi go.a is tne reaeon.r
In tha old daya thia unchangeable
policy. At th present th fixed
price ia Black Hill, handicap.
Th state valuation last vear show,
ed a toUl of 1185,000,000 in pro-
.tlw- .Ilk TV. w.l...tl
. .,v,vn wn 1
gold mined In South Dakota wa. nniie. the end of whose trial, ar
pUced at 17,000.000. Since then iB '- Th British over
th labor sbortage. th inability of front ot hirtT "''. h c-,
th gold mine, to pay fancy wage. J Somme.
to minra and th money obtainable, have taken numeroua town, and pen-'
elsewhere hav hit th gold campa. ,-trated the enemy'a line aev.ral
Copper and mine operator, were ". while the French, fighting be-,
able to pay higher wagea when the! '' riv" h rri-
. " . .'inrv rtk nf I,...
price ok weir proxiucie waa increased
Th Black Hill gold ia being mined
from th low grade ores. A tremen-!
of material required for producing ;
gold hav soared.
"There ia more money in potatoes
than ia gold right now," aaid a min
k k k k'k k
FOLLOWING THE FLAG
H. A. Waltrip haa arrived safely
Lieut a E. Btroubo, who haa been
hero oa a furlough, ha. returned to'
William War, of th Great Lakes
Naval Station, ia horn on a short
Robert N. Brumfleld, editorial as
sistant and night deak man on tha
Dally Kantuckian. recently accepted
for th fflcr training achool,
aaa aeen ordered to report at Camp
uornon. Atlanta, oa., en September . . j desolation a. a result of the tornado nay during tha recent bombardment
1st Phil T. Roberts, Jr., of Gracey,. THAW FALLS TO DEATH. ; which struck this little town last J and assisted in the hospital, display
haa beea ordered to report at the1 wlth American Army in Frs.nce. night Th death list mounted to 33 ing marked heroism. They ar th
aame lime and place. Mr. Brumfleld Au j2. (By ,,. a. P. Lieut, tonight, all of whom have been iden- first members of the Aniericsn Red
la th only son of Mr. and Mr. L.
u. srumneid ami Mr. Kooerta la tha
third aoa of Mr.' and Mr. Phil T.
Roberts. On ef his brothers. Cspt.
D. Roberta, Was disabled in
other, Joel Roberta, waa disabled in
aa accident and ia now at homo from
th army. .
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Brasil baa given R C. S. vassal
for trnporUog troopa two trip,
BVItG AND RAVUflSOH SMASH
THE LINE ON
TURE THOUSANDS AND
(By Asjoeiated Press.)
With tha ferltiah' Araiv i. fraiu-a
Anf. 2.The British srm.es this
evening were vigorously following
up their successes of today, which
apparently have been one of the most
disastrous ever experienced by the
With British Armies in Franca,
Aug. 23.,3:40 p. m. Victorious o
a battle front of twenty-three miles,
extending from the Cojeul river
across tha A acre and 8omme rivers,
almost to Lihona. the third and fourth
British armies, under Generals Byng
and Rawlinson at mid.ft.rnoo.. w,r
victoriously following up today', .uc-
The enemy ha. lost wide stretches
of ground, numerous towns, thous
ands ef prisoners and largo quanti
ties of war materials and guns.
Ha also again had heavy casualties.
Crown Prince Runprecht, the Ger
man commander, has thrown his men
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in oeioro ne auvancing oruisn in an'
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effort to aUv off the inevitable, only
ta have them mowed dim avain and
again by thStbrme of metal which
poured from the British guns,
Dead Germans were scattered ev
cry where over the battlefield,
0v,r , fif, mi fro, tro1n th.
"urth of Bonom 10 th rrion ol
Arr " German armies are meet-
jln whith apparently .pells
disaster everywhere. Th British
"nJ French have continued their at-
tack.. aangUinarily Worsting their
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Notwithstanding the large German
nca might b momentarily checked
The Germane hav paid a terrible
price in casualtiea for their effort to
halt the British juggernaut
Aa A lt.nll Part Ana 93 Tha
Bri,ij, .i..m.r n.m..l ... h... tor.
Aot4 ,nd ,unk og th, Atlantic
More than one hundred of th crew
many of them Chinese, soms severe
ly mjureu, were rescuea ana orougiij, 8. 8. Orisaba August 17,
A Swedish stesmsr also arrived to-
She reported sh was held up yss-
hw . .uhm.rin. bu. .ft., .
w,u ,h tabmmrin,.t eow
nj.r WM .owvd u proceed.
B,lr Tn,w 0f p,ttburg, member
it,. Amrira aviation service,
., .i.d 8unday evening when hi
.irnuB, f.ii . reeult sf engine
HANBERY NOT KILLED,
. J,mes llsuberv. of Enid. Okla.. re-
ported dead and imprssiv memorisl
service, held at Enid, la aot dead. A
lata report ssys ha was only wounded
aad rauiaiy recovering.
A 30-MILE EltOIITl
AND CAP -
Gen. Haig now holda dominating three hour and, according to the what disturbing nature to state de
positions about Bapaume, the fall of t master of. the Italian vessel, mora ' partment officials. Vice Consul Robert T
which would probably dislocate the' than 200 shots were fired. I W. Imbri at Petrograd reported in'
entire German defense in this whole,
Midway of tha battle line, south
of Somme and around Roy there'
haa been little fighting. The allied,
commander evidently reasoning that
with both wing of his offensive near,
tss and north of tha Soiesonaj
working smoothly .the German will
soon bo compelled to give ground
her without costly frontal attacks. I
witti a continuation oi tne rrencn
drive about Soissons the Germans
-in ..i .k. i
oM whjch , ,
pr.c.riou. situation. No mention of
American participation in tha fight
ing has been mentioned.
Berlin via London, Aug. 23.-
tacks by tha British have been re-
newed northwest of Bapaume, aaya
tk. r.arman nlloi1 rmnmuniratinn
i a .ui- ki... a ii
and the Somme our counter attac
are r progress. - . ..
"Arttllerv aaeaffmenta between
tha Ailatta and tha Aiana hava hmmm
EARLY WAR BULLITENS.
Pari Aug. 22.-Fr.nch troop.
have .wept th.Germ.n. back to with-
in 9 mirea of Chaulny, tha highly lm-
portent railway center between No-
yon and Metro ren
The Harmana ara mniitmir No.
yon. Fifty-two French villages h-v.
been liberated in tha past four days.
by tha Armie of Gen. Mangin and
French troopa have smashsd
through towards Guny and Pont St.!
Maria on th. Ailette river. I
British troopa have retaken Alberta
.-j ..I.. a . ;i . ...
mile front !
t.. s- e i -.. ... ... iM
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full retreat between - . and
Ainsa on a fr"" .. miles. i
In his flight tn enemy I abandoning
much material. French tieops have
reached tha Divett river, north of the
Oise, and hav taken large numbers
of priaonera. x
Washington, Aug. 23. Command
er William Price Williamson and S
enlisted men were killed and Com
mander R.. B. White and eighteen
men were wounded by an accidental
axploeion of a depth charge on the
THIRTY.THREE ARE DEAD
AS RESULT OF TORNADO
Tyler. Minn.. Aug. 23-Tyler to-
"'fc-ht press nU a seen of death and
tided except one. Between fifty and,
alxty persons wera inlured Ave of
whom ar tn an improvised hospital
in a serious condition. Thirty bus-
Inaaa houaaa and ahflut aa m.Ra .
Idvnces wer demolished. Only fourlnnUna irovernmant haa established
, business houses escaped tha path of,.
th storm which tor throu.h tha.
town,' cutting a swath five blocks
long and two block, wide. Tha
perty loss ia estimated at about one)
nau a muuon aoiiara,
CRAFT AND !
SUBMARINE FIRE 200 SHOTS. . (
! AND AMERICA.
An Atlantic Port, Aug. 22. An
Italian teamer which arrived her FEAR FOR SAFETY OF TWENTY,
today reported having had a running, -fight
with a German aubmarina off. Official Relieve It De.btfal That
tha New England eoat lat Tuesday.
Five of tha ateamer'i crew war In
jured and tha ahip had oVfoot hole
atova in her amidshipe by a shell
from the U-boat The battle lasted
London, Aug. 23. (Correspond,
smallest British airplanes now being
ence of The Associated Press) The
manufactured are art-ally lea.
,h' th "rT
great albatroM has been known to
,.,,. nearly 18 feet from
,t p . wmg-tip. A certain type of
j "midget" aplan. recently xhjtfted
in London io only IS feet in width.
may expect to seo after the war
, ii i i j
rylng our declared Major
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lot. v vh,ii,
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v.co. ".nd they will be almost si uni-
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venal a. tha .mart automobile mail
;n 0f pre-war times. Thesw small
l: .11 1.. 1 1,. .. J k ,u.
ihih 11 in ra win mirvij m vj w j .1 .
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stalling grwunuB in our ireil tin. j u..-. J K.. : 1 ...
. , , ,., ,. . , Ambassador Franri., ss dean of tha
Posts! aerodromes, like railway sts- ... ,
, . . ' ' diplomatic corps, will act as the p ra
ti on 1. moit be nesr the postofflce. -V .
,t ln tn. initi., ,UgM of th.
-Later tho problem may be solved
by th use of pneumatic tub com
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..m j . L ..1 1.
villi nu V' w nni nuuivniv
delivering letters to distances of 250
mMn or more, the big tvpea of air-
pine will be used, but for local work
.u m.chinee ... likely to be much
mor serviceable. 1
-pippin. h mail bags by P1
chut will b given a good i
.d this if successful, will be of great
. . T.i.-j
assistance, nags may aiao oe picsvu;
up while Oymg after the manner in;
which ma i bags ara now caught by,
RED CROSS HEIFERS.
. "blockade runners" cannot be too
(By Atsoc atcd Press.) j highly commended. This traffic is
Albuquerque, N. M., Aug. 23. not only a menace to the people of
Tha cattle men of the western dis-, Nashville, but so bold are th drivers
trict are being asked to give to the 'of the car. engaged in it that life and
Rocky Mountain division of tha Red limb ar no longer safe on tha high-
Cross on heifer for each 500 head j ways from Kentucky into the rapi- -of
cattle they own. Donors ar to tal city of tha state. No mercy shouhl
keep the stock until the first Jsnusry' be shown th men engsged Jn th
when they wilt be shipped to the
National Western Stock Show at
Denver. After being exhibited there
in competition for prises they will
be sold at auction for the benefit f
tho Red Cross.
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quiait number, of state will msk
Paria, Aug. '22. The Miasea Em- t impossibl for a place like Hopkins
ma S. and Katherine E. Lansing ofj . harbor a traffic that
Watertown, N. Y., sisters af thlana ruin to all who touch it, Tho
th American Secretary of 8UU.I . F nJ Pt eflleiaai should
hav been decorated with the French eooporete with th agents of th na
War Cross and cited in the army r-! ' government in capturing and
4ara, I punishing th men engsged in th
Th tw sister, worked In the ' utragoua business. Edeteriol Hsr
American Red Cross canteen at Eper Columbia, Tennessee. -
Cross canteen to receive thia honor,
LINE OF STEAMERS.
Washington. Aug". 23. Tha Ar-!
m. 0f steamers to operate from'
u..,. Air., i.. P,n,i. ir.nu an'
tha Strait af Magellan, stopping atllslalur ef a law legalisms the
pro-Lamm nrrta en tha coast. The ir.g ef as many of the state
nH at the becinning of operations!
Iconoisted of sot steamships. I
IMBRIE CLOSES CONSULATE
WHEN BOL3HEVIKI SAY WAR
EXISTS UETvYtLN RUSSIA '
Raasiaas Will Lei Them
Washington, Aug. 22. Dispatcher
from Russia today were of some-
la delayed dispatch that member of,
'the bolshevik eovernmrnt at tha form.
! er Russian capital had issued a pro- ' v
, nunriamento declaring that a state i .
or war existed between Russia and '
the United State. , .
In view of the bolshevik declare- i J ,
! tion. Mr. Imbrie reported in his dii '
patch, which was dated Aug. 2, tha '
ha had lowered the United States flag ,
aver tha consulau and, following tha
i recent action of Consul General Poole
Moacow, closed the consulate and
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SutM 0er to th, Norwegil,n
Americans in Petrograd. believed to'
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, wouIJ rcmain ,t hi,
h, h, WM iMlTUeiiont from tn.
state department One American,
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"id the consul, was under srrt,
nother ,n h
"noinrr in niailUJ
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Franc of- th appointment of two - j
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iwwi iwiviviiai vvuniua, one m Ar - t m
chanral and tha ether af Vladivoa
however, eounter-balanccd the
"x-'-vorable aew. confined in th
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Whether the 20, American, in Pe-
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m V, n 1 it w . . I A , L
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r "rT".'n,l. " h tm.n"h
ov""nt ""'" American, leav.
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i,, nd. ,,"er "ho
B0W control in Finland.
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Efforts ef the federal officiuls at
j Nsshville to break up the nefarioua ,'
tramc in boot through th pa of '
unholy traffic in tha damned souls of
men. They ar outlaw and especial
ly in thia time of satri.re; entitled to
no sort fr . consideration. UnXortu-
nately the legal penalties imposed ara
aot sever enough to give them, ad
Speed th dsy when the adoption
the federal amendment by tha re-
TO HONOR SOLDIERS.
St Paul, Minn., Aug. 23 Min-
aeeote lakea will bo named after
dier from thj" state who give tat i
live or distt..Tuiah thsmselve a
th battlefields of France, if a aid -
went which Im gaining headway '
Thoee behind the movement , "
noaa to unr paesage at the next
thousand lake a is desired e' v
' -r Tt v.