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FOR HOME PEOPLE EVERY OTHER DAY . FOR- $2.00 A YEAR Established Vol XLI No. 81 HOPK1NSV1LLE, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, !?19. -t f i V -co co- o Editorial Periscope o -o o o A Merry Christina to everybody and a Happy New Year to all.. ' . You can now buy as much coal as your pocketbook will permit. . . Senator Frelinghuysen,- of New Jersey, charges that the coal strike settlement plan Is sure -to result U.J '.4- higher coal if -carried, out: ... Henry James, of Lietchfield; an , omce-holder undor the' Gov. -Willson ' administration, has been named by Gov. Morrow as State Inspector and Examiner. ' ; . .' l : v Louisville whisky men have been ' hotffied that sufficient" tonnage is, available to'' move all of the whisky ' out of the country befdre.Jah. 16. - A go'd deal of it in private cellars : . will not want to be moved-. '. it ' " " ' " The three hundredth anniversary . of -the Pilgrim Fathers; tentative .' plans of which have just been an- nounced In New York, will include celebration in England, Holland and the United States, and will continue ; from May to December, 1920. -.' r, - Gabriel d'Annuniio is reported to - have abandoned jium and is now ; .on the high seas. - .": .? Traces of the Spanish steamship. "VaJbaneni, which was lost la Sep ' tember with 400 f asseBgwr--- and crew aboard during a golf fc-orrican, were found off Grand Isle by Lieut J. J. WHkiMson, United States Navy, who rctttjrwd from a saiyagie Ji f edition. The traces' consisting of a board tearing the-- letters . "Vapor '-vlbAnerat' a piece - xrt mahogany steps and keg oi ftiet; wine. .The punken ship jvitt: Located deep, in the . sand. ; . .: . s . ": ' The Wlllard Hotel at Madisonville has changed hands say the Hustler. J. D. Thompson - has purchased . it from SL Rv Parker. , ;- It is understood j that the-consideration runs into the thousands and report has it that the transfer was madejfor $28,50This hotel property is near the L. & N". station and is one of the -test hotel properites in Western .Kentucky. It is Mr. Thompson's plan to convert the European Hotel, which he owns, anU the Willard into one and he will lu'&ke numerous improvements. The ' dicing room of the Willard Hotel will be enlarged and connected with the European Hotel dining njoom. A -. large semi-circle concrete porch will be built to the Willard Hotel. . The" contract for the Dawson work has not yet been let but specifica tions will' be modjfied to reduce the estimates nd a new letting is set for Jan. . The Dawson Construction Cp. was the low bidder. MR. M. O. WILLIS THE NEW DRUGGIST : Mr. W. O. Willis, of Cave -City, who has purchased Kirkwood's Drug Store, will take charge at onciy re taining Harry Barnes as hia assis tant. ... . Mr. Willis comes . highly recom mouded as a druggist of 25 years of successful experience, a fine citizen in every way. He will be warmly welcomed. 1 Mr. George Kirkwood and Mrs. Kiikwood, in leaving, the city for their former home at Madisonville will' carry with them the good wishes r f the hosts of friends they v have i!ade here. , . Angel-Given. News has been received of the marriage in St. Louis Monday night of Mrs. Mary Lksie Adams Givens,1 rmcriy of t is city, to Mr. C. ' i trc'r er 1 ir' nan ' V ' MTICTS i!9T YET LET v ' - BlDSfEP JANUARY 12 PLANS FORBlG ANDERSCJN CO, STORE NOW IN HANDS OF . - CONTRACTORS WILL SET A NEW STANDARD will Compare With Any. Store Of '. the Kind Anywhere In .Kentucky., : ' The plans for the big department store .of "the J. H. Anderson Co. on the corner of Mairi.and Ninth streets are now in the' hands of the contrac tors and bids will be opened-Jan. 12. . This store will .be one of the finest in the State. " There will be nothing in .Western ; Kentucky to , compare with it in its completeness and con venience in every . ray. it will be three stories wtth a frontage equal to fiur big stores on Main street and running back' nearly 150 feet on 9th street. . . There will be a passenger eleva tor onr Ninth street leading" to the two upper Coots, the third to befitt ed up for physicians and the oftites arranged in euhVes. ""' r- The entrance on Main street-will be especialfy beautiful. ... The whole front i a sbev? window, .with. doors at each corner and a vestibule permitting customers to walk around the show 'windows before reaching .the openings U ihe various depart ments.. . . ""' The plans jn the hands of Mr. George W. 'Crenshaw, the resident member of the company, show the whole bHdng to be a model depart ment store, that ought to be a credit to a city "H&ftW peopleT ; PfllftLTV FOR - Offender are. Punished For Firing Crmckeri nd Other Noiie Making Machine '. There have been several cases in the local city police court for offend ers who have violated the city ordin ance which prohibits the firing of fire crackers or other torpedoes on the streets. The majority of the offenders have. been boys who were ignorant of .the provisions of the, ordinance. !:Al par ents should see to it that their child ren do not palate tf.is ordinance, as several already havo haj to pay fines in the city court. .. ANKLE BORKEN BY K FALL FROM LIGHT POLE Clarenee Diuguid, a young - em ploye of the KentuAy Public Ser vice Company, suffered a bad frac ture of his right ankle and sustain ed other injuries when he fell from c pole on Webber strert Monday. The pole was so - rotten at the ground" that it broke under Diuguid's weight and fell "With him. '. He was taken up unconscious and later-tak en to the Jennie Stuart Hospital where his injuries were attended to and found to e less wrious than were at first supposed. DAWSON NAMES ASSISTANTS Frankfort, Ky.,s Dec. 23. .Attor- General Daw3on announced the fol lowing appointments Tuesday: W.' T. Fowler, Hopkmsviile, first assistant. T. B. McGregor, Frankfort, sec ond assistant. Chiii-Jes Logan, Tineville, tlird as- CfJlCilDiS THE j" - '..'it. onwo ( - ilU 5iiKd U1WT 1 10! "AXJL HONEST PEOPLE" CALLED ON TO JOIN IN FIGHT OH .;- i PROFITEfRS : ... ATTORNEY GENERAL TALKS. No General Price lactases Sinoe Last August Is Seen Aa Coed Sign Wasihngton, Dec, 24. Expecta tion of a decline in retail food pricos beginning between January 1 and March 1, was expressed by Attorney General Palmer in a statement sum ming up the efforts of the Govern ment to date in forcing down the cost of living. "Xhe cost of living, already under control," said the Attorney General, "can be reduced if every one who prOduees will produce his utmost, if those who buy and consume will save and eliminate extravagance, and if all honest people will join with the department of justice in . stamping out profiteering and hoarding." Prices Coming Down.' Explaining that a downward trend in TefaU food prices ordinarily was shown during the first two months f the year, Mr. Talmer said it was. the hope of the Gevernmcht "that this trend, will be accelerated this year by the campaign initiated by the Gevernment, which is just now getting well under way." Although statistics compiled an nually by the Government show that in previous years retail food prices increased during the fall months, Mr. Palmer said that "r,inCe August, this year, such prices had been maintain ed practically, stationary." Deal With Profiteers. Only aince October '22. when ne- cessary amendments to the Lever food control act were passed, has it been possible to deal effectively with all cases af profiteering and hoard ing. From October '22 to date 179 prp?ecut!c.ns l:av bf-j isntituted, v r"-: ; -, ?W r: .: ' . ..... . - . . . . j t pi i FIRST CHRISTMAS 'V- - immr n CwB!-HmJnCM! c i a e to Miss Huel Hammond and Mr. Graham Brown Cowherd -were mar ried Tuesday-evening at the bride's home on Fourteenth street Rev. A, JL'Kaeey performing the eererwny. , It was apuiet home ve3din,- The young couple left on an evening train for a brief Southern trip. The bride is the accomplished daughter of Mr. ad Mrs. W. R. Hammond. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Cowherd and is hi business wrtbr his" father. ' and prosecutions and seizures have covered eighteen states, it was added. Due to co-operation between the Government and various retail mer chants associations the statement said prevailing profits of clothing bad been reduced from 5 to 60 per cent. P PER 100 LOT OFFERED BY B. B. BRAD- LEY EAST OF TOWN ON 1 ' COOPER'S FLOOR .,' HIGHEST RECORD IS BROKEN Price of 947 Had Bees tl Reeerd Price Before On Local , : Market. ' . Tobacco reached the half century mark on the local market Tuesday, when a lot of leaf sold by B. B. Brad ley, east of the city, brought $50 per hundred pounds on the loose leaf floor i i R.'FT'Bnd AV. D. Cooper. It.. was the feature of the rather litfht sales of the week, after which the sales wore suspended until Tues day of next week. This is the .highest price ever paid for tobacco on the Hopkinsville mar ket.' It is a price that has. been readied only once before in Western Kentucky", at Madisonville not long. ago. ' Charged With Stealing Coal. Frank Lewis, col., wa3 arrested Tuesday on a charge of stealing coal from a car andent to jail utv-u-r a bucd ef J2?S. TOBACCO SOLD ON TUESDAY 13 REQUIRED EVERY TEN YEARS UNDER CONSTITUTION OF UNITED STATES TWENTY -ONE ARE ' NAMED For Statistical Purpose Only, and . the Personal Information Strictly Confidential. Richard Alexander, of Calhoun, census supervisor of the Second Ken tucky district, announces the follow ing list of the census enumerators for Christian county, and several others will be appointed: Chas. W. Lacy, Mrs. Al Jameson, Dudley A. Riggs, Robert M. Bro naugh, James E. Stevens, Albert J. Culver George B. Harris, E. W. Colemann Samuel . Lester Cavanah, Robert E. Hale, J. D. Capps, Archie Presnell, James B. Atkinson, George W. Atkinson, Hernado "Robinson, George S. Gaines, Jesse Elgin, James W. Stito, Linn B, Castile, Mrs. Martha. J. Quick, . Mrs. Mollie "Car loss. .' The census is required every ten years by the Constitution ; f the United States and by act of Con gress The date named for begin ning the W20 cenous is Janvary 2, but the "Census Day" is nuary 1. In cities the population enumer- j tion will be completed in two weeks The enumeration of farms will be completed in thirty days. The cen suses of manufactuers, mines and quarries, oil and gas wells, and for estry and forest products will, as a rule be taken by special agents and by correspondence, and not by enumerators. The census is the means by which the government as certains the increase in the popula tion and statistics concerning agri- pculture, and the vital information concerning the resources of the na tion. The census inquiries are defined by Act cf Congress. The information i' not uufcr f.tiy c'i'vi'--- (Mflffl TO IRE FEDERAL JODCf JAILS LEA ALEXANDER HOWAT DEN WNC ED FOR VIOLATION Of INJUNCTION JUDGE ANDERSON STANDS f JKM 'Must Vindicate The Law Or AhiU cate In Favor of Howat" Indianapolis, Dec. 24. Akxande Howat, president of Kansas district V (No 14) of the United Mine''' orkrk: ers of America Tuesday -was urnt td) jail here. . awaiting hearing' eT H charge otontempt of court for ! , leged violation of the Federal cemrt Injunction against furtherance o the strike of coal miners. I'earinrf has been set for next Monday at 2 P. m. Howat appeared in FederV vcts& this morning at the order s' t&iJ 4 UxvKed States Distrid Judr: A, E. AnoVrBon. He was under be nd ct . $10,m provided 1n the form o5j,' check on a Kansas hank.' Jwiyt lAch' deraoa irriippMryed c-f this hnd and immediately after t'e f terneon, H'-ion of court bojpkt ' 2 o'clock, remanded the mirnfa' f ficial to 3il until he reached a de cision s"id the 'amount and Vial cf bond which will be acceptable. Judge Anderson denounce Jo-- at for his attitude in connection wt.v the eourt'3 injunctien agaicit tho strike and declared: Either I have to vindicate ihu law or abdicate m favor of How:ii." mm Victim of Pneumpnla While O a Viait To Her Sister At Fairview. , Mrs. Cornelia E. Pepper, wjfc 0f Frank Pepper, of the gro:irV firi of Pepper &. Pepper, died at IVm-. view Tuesday afternoon-'uhilp 0 a visit to her sister. Pneumonia us ed her death. Mrs. Pepper was most estimable Christian Ind.y jnd a great worker in the First, fiantist church of which she was a member. She is survived by her husband an-1 one son, Vcraon Pepper, a yvirer sol dier recently discharged, vh jes ides in this city. , 7 WILL JAN MUST ANSWKR. Londtwv, Dec. 24. law offi . rs of the crown Md a consultation vUh' French asd Belgian lar offi"rs wipV, rrgard to t former emperor r f (,'eV many. ft is reported the conferi!t.c n'ad. crtit a ca3e against 'hmi and fanie-t art indictsot. Waters-MeClouJ. Mr. Eli W. Waters an.l Ari-j Maude McCloud, an tloping cmiplo. from Clarksville, reversed thr- usux-l order and came over here Monday and were married by Jud?re Champ- j lin. - . ued as a basis for taxation, ur caii it be used to harm any person or hfe p nerty. ' It has rwthing whatever ta. d with dseirlijn, arrest, pi 'cjt?crrt,' er ?;-.-.;v--of any t-rrr C-u ta WSAS mi. . - DIED TOESW 4 11 f V I