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WEST LIBERTY, MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1918 



VOLUME 9. NO. 13, 



WHOLE NUMBER 429 



Austria-Hungary Squealing. 

When General Pershing’s army 
of Americans hit the Hun line 
and wiped out the St. Mehiel 
salient in 27 hours in one of the 
most spectacular offensives of the 
war, Austria-Hungary began to 
squeal for peace. But the hand 
of the kaiser is too plainly seen 
in the peace overtures, and the 
Allies will not be deceived. No 

peace terms that do not 

recognize the unconditional sur- 
render of the Central Powers and 
the overthrowing of the Hohen- 
zollern and Hapsburg dynasties. 
No sane American wants peace 
until Germany is destroyed and 
all the world made democratic. 
The people of Germany and Aus- 
tria must be made feel the weight 
of the yoke of their rulers so 
heavily that they will throw it 
off. No peace can be until Ger- 
many and her allies are crushed 
and humbled. New rulers and 
a new kind of government must 
be ordered in those countries. 
This war is for the purpose of 
wiping autocracy from the face 
of the earth, and no treaty will 
ever be made with the present 
rulers of the Central Powers. 

It is treason to talk of 



PRINCE TOKUGAWA 



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News Cullings 



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Berlin Officially Admits Retreat 
to New Lines Which 
Were Prepared. 



Ashland. — i-.nicst Cnclinin, 17 years 
old, son of .t. H. Cochran, was instant- 
ly killed when struck by a mine in a 
local plant where lie was employed. 



8lxty Guns Taken From Huns In Big 
Drive — Enemy Burns Ammunition 
Dumps at Hattonville and Dorn- 
boux — Reported Lille Being 
Evacuated. 

Berlin, Sept. 14.— “We now are 
standing on our new lines which have 
been prepared," says the official state- 
ment reporting military operations on 
the western front, issued by the Ger- 
man general staff. "During the night," 
the statement adds, “the evacuation 
of the (St. Mihiel) salient, which was 
liable to encirclement, and which had 
been under consideration for some 
years, was completed without interfer- 
ence." 



Columbia. — Green l’riee, 44 yours 
old. committed suioido by hanging iu 
the Cone Vulloy section of Adair coun- 
ty. He hud been iu bud health (or 
some time. 



Carlisle. — Falling down a stairway 
while at play, u little son of Harvey 
Clary, a fanner of near. MOorelleltl, 
this county, sustained a fracture of 
the skull resulting ill death. 



1— First photograph received shewing American troops in Vladivostok 
marines. 2 — The bridge near St. Quentin, n hotly contested point. 3 — Mi 
fured anti-tank rille, one of the Intest devices of the Hun. 






Ashland. — Two men were run over 
by an engine at Denton, near here, ami 
one of them, Harry Ratcliff, ‘21 years 
old, was killed. Crlt .Marcum. 30 year# 
old, suffered the loss of an arm. 



tin was tile goh! of a race between the 
British and the French, the former 
winning Veriuuud, Attllly and Vended- 
■es and closing in nu the important 
city from the northwest, while the 
French southwest of the objective 
tressed the Cro/at canal and took a 
number of villages. A little farther 
soutn the French forces captured 
Truvecy on the Oise, Just north of La 
Fere, and from its heights were able 
to dominate the latter town, which was 
reported to have been burned by the 
Gcruiuiiz. This operation, together 
with the French advance eastward 
from Coucy-le-CImtenu, threatened to 
Hank on both sides the forest and mas- 
sif of St. Gobuln, the chief defense ot 
La on. Withdrawal of the enemy from 
that forest, which is full of guns In 
strong defensive positions, might thus 
he compelled without direct attack, 
which would be expensive uud dlitl- 
cult. 

At the western end of the Chemin 
By EDWARD W. PICKARD. i des Dames the Germans were lighting 
The American First army. General furiously In the region of Laffuux, 
Pershing commanding, startefi the first i where they were trying to regulu pos- 
groat wholly American ,o(Heaslve j session of the dominating ridge which 
Thursday, attacking on botA sides of 1 the French and Americana hud tu Kim 

. i. in tfn.i.i _ - i • _ I -» fr. .. e 1 *1...— I r _ 



l’rincc Yoshlhlsn Tokuguwu, (he 
head of the Japanese Red Cross mis- 
sion which has arrived in England to 
co-operate with the American, British, 
French and Italian Red Cross missions 
for the distribution of all Red Cross 
material among the allies. 



abandon Its opposition to such a 
course. 



London, Sept. 14.— Numerous fugi- 
tives ore reported to lie arriving at 
Mali ties and Antwerp, according to a 
Central News dispatch from Amster- 
dam. Apparently Lille is being evacu- 
ated, the dispatch says. 



The London Express snys It jins un- 
questionable Information that (lie for- 
mer empress of Russia and all her 
children have bean murdered hy boi- 
shevlkl. If tills Is true, the entire im- 
mediate family of Nicholas has now 
been exterminated. The dowager em- 
press and her daughter and son-in-law 
were attacked hy bolshevlkl ht Yalta, 
hut were saved hy men from the Black 
sea fleet after two weeks of fighting. 



Lexington. — Limit sentence of $100 
end sixty days in jail were given Will 
Henry White, of the county, and Ed 
Hughes, negro, of Lexington, hy Coun- 
ty Judge Bullock on vagrancy charges. 



a peace 

now. There can be no peace un- 
til the last autocratic govern- 
ment is overthrown, until there 
is established a democratic form 
of government for all peoples. 

Let Aurtria squeal. When the 
Hohenzollern swine, the Turks 
and Bulgars, add their squeals to 
the chorous, and the swinish 
quartette makes a noise like un- 
conditional surrender, it will be 
time to think of peace. That 
time is not yet. 



American First Army Makes At 
tack on Both Sides of St. 
Mihiel Salient. 



London. Sept. 14. — General Per- 
shing's troopN so fur have captured 
9,500 prisoners and have tuken sixty 
Gerniun guns. The Germans are blow- 
ing up the ammunition dumps at Hat- 
touvllle and Domhoux.' 

American# Gain Ten Mile*. 

. London, Sept. 14. — General Per- 
shing's forces In their attack on the 
southern side of the St. Mihiel salient 
have advanced for a distunce of ten 
miles. The assault was made on a 
front of fourteen miles. 

The Americans were making rapid 
progress In their continuation of their 
drive. 

German prisoners say the American 
attaiBwas expected, but that it was 
dellvBd so rapidly that they hud no 
time ” pn^nL^lMdmnt resistance 

riMI ^le^r^^orderea^^SftSJ^' 

which wns energetically defended hy 
the Germans, was easily captured by 
the Americans. 

Take Four Towns. 

The Americans tiro reported to have 
captured Vlgneulles, seven and a half 
miles north of Xlvrny, through which 



Carlisle. — “Win the War” was found 
woven iu the wall of a spider at the 
home of Thomas Vancamp, on Dorsey 
avenue, this city. Many people have 
viewed the Interesting work of the In- 
sect. 



President Wilson Invokes the 
Work or Fight Law. 



The progress of the Czecjio- Slovaks 
of Austria-Hungary toward the Inde- 
pendence recognized hy Great BrltHln 
and Amerlea Is encouraging. The ex 
Istence of the Czecho slovak state was 
declared ' by all the Czech deputies In 
the Austrian parliament mid hita now 
been Irliforseil hy all of the cl#-v of 
I lie Bohemian dioceses. 



Bridgeport Machinists Told to Accept 
Wage Award or Lose Their 
Exemptions. 



Morganfleld. — Boyd Paris shot and 
killed Virg Cartwright at Grove Cen- 
ter. this county. Jealousy is said to 
have been the cause of the trouble. 
Parks is married. He came here and 
surrendered. 



Many Town# and Prisoners Taken- 
Foch May Be Aiming at Met* — 
Germans in Picardy Trying to 
Halt Retreat Approximately 
on Hindenburg Line. 



Washington. Sept. 14. — Striking ma- 
chinists at Bridgeport. Conn., have 
been notified hy President Wilson that 
unless they return to work and abide 
by (he wage award of the war labor 
board they will he barred from em- 
ployment for a year and draft boards 
will be instr ucte d to reject any claim 
tTIB'TFi'rtTP' 
isefnluess on 



Georgetown. — The shortest will ever 
probated In Scott ct fmy has been 
bled here. It was w pit ten hy. Claude 
Rodgers, who was recently killed In 
pii automobile accident, and reads as 
'VtWrowwr ‘^wViVAtr^rrnr'wfT’iier, ttt*. 
U*na Rodges. all my property." 



Baron Buriati, Austro-HungnriAn for- 
eign minister, who still Is at qati with 
Berlin because he Insists on an Aus- 
trian solution of the Polish /problem, 

Oe vevttVelp^^ _uh^^J\0rc^ 

last week to sttnY* Teutonic peace 
offensive. This, aimed directly $1 Presl 
dent- Wilson, was a suggestion that the 
I central powers and the entente get to- 
| getlier for an exchange of views and to 
consider all the tilings which are keep 
ing the belligerents apart. He Inti 
mated this might nmke further fight- 
ing unnecessary. Though President 
Wilson Is not quoted in reply. Wash- 
ington dispatches nmke It clear that he 
holds unwaveringly the position that 
the only tolerable peaee will lie, not 
negotiated, hut dictated to the central 
powers hy the allies, and that that is 
the kind of peace which the allies will 
achieve. In this. It Is needless to say. 
he Is hacked up hy the entire nation 
No one In a position In predict pre 
sttmes to believe that such a peaee can 
he attained this year, hut no one in- 
tends that any other kind of peace 
shall be neeepliMl hy America. We 
have gone Into the war to the finish 
mid we propose that the finish shall bi- 
ll accordance with our high alms for 
he future safety of civilization and 
freedom, no matter what the cost. 



Mast Sell Substitutes, 



issued new rules for the sale of 
flour. Any reasonable amount 
may now be sold to the consum- 
er. But the consumer must buy 
twenty per cent of the amount 
of flour purchased in substitutes, 
which substitutes must be either 
corn meal, eorn flour, barley 
flour or ouckwheat flour. These 
substitutes must be sold and do 
i livered at the time of the sale of 
the flour, regardless of whether 
| or not the purchaser has the sub- 
I stitutes on hand or not. The 
purchaser can not buy meal today 
and buy flour tomorrow without 
buying substitutes at the same 
time. Merchants will discontin- 
ue the use of the substitute cer- 
tificates. 

Merchants must keep on hand 
i these substitutes and be prepar- 
ed to sell them in quantities to 
equal twenty per cent of twenty- 
tour pounds if so requested by 
the customer. 

It is the duty of all patriotic 
citizens to promptly report to me 
any violations of the food laws. 
L. T. Hovermale. 

Morgan County Food Administrator. 



bused upon their alleged in 
war production. 

The president's warning went In a 
letter addressed to the machinists re- 
plying to resolutious forwarded to him 
announcing the strike because of dls- 
snllsfnrtion over the war labor board's’ 
award and a later interpretation by uu 
umpire. 

The war department also has taken 
over the Smith & Wesson company of 
Springfield. Mass., and will operate the 
plant and business to secure continu- 
ous production and prevent industrial 
disturbance. 

The company recently gave notice 
thut it would prefer to have (he gov- 
ernment operate its plititt rather than 
abide hy a decision of the war labor 
hoard enforcing collective bargaining. 

Mr. Wilson's letter was nUdrcs.-.-i! to 
the Bridgeport district lodge of the Iu- 
tenintiolial Association, of Machinists 
ami other striking workmen ot Bridge- 
port, Conn. 



used In' these uttacks, but their efforts 
were ull In vain. 



Verdun. The Knelt assisted by nt- 
: licking on the pmnt of fhe salient, hut 
the operation wns planned hy the 
American staff and executed by Amer- 
ican officers mid troops. 

After a terrific artillery preparation 
which for four hours smothered the 
•ntirc region within the German lines 
with shells, the Yanks went over the 
top exactly nt five o'clock, following 
a rolling barrage timed for an ad- 
vance of 100 meters every 40 minutes. 
Great numbers of tanks supported 
them and cleared the way hy .crushing 
numerous concrete mnehlne gun shel- 
ters and breaking down the elaborate 
wire defenses. American aviators In 
flocks quickly drove nwny the few Hun 
airmen In sight and thereafter del- 
uged the enemy supply centers, mu- 
nition dumps nmi hangars 
bombs, while the observation planes 
directed the work of the artillery. 
Everything moved like clockwork and 
the troops speedily gained their ob- 
jectives and went on to the n»xt ones. 
Village after village wns taken and 
hy Friday tl.o cavalry had advanced 



Paris. — Mlllorshnrg, a college town 
In this county, eight miles from Paris, 
suffered it $40,000 fire. The fire orig- 
inated with the explosion of an o" 
stove hi the apartment of Mrs. Susan 
Sandusky, and before It was gut undei 
control had destroyed half u block. 



Although tlie stupendous German re- J 
treat nf the past eight weeks has been ' 
conducted skillfully and the enemy line j { 
lias not been broken through, Ills nr- I 
mies maintaining contact with one an- I . 
other, it Inis been In every way u mosi 
expensive operation for tin* Huns. In j 
addition to I lie loss of great numbers i 
of guns and Immense quantities of nia- \ 
terlal, captured or destroyed, they j 
have lost more than .'tUO.IXHI men. the j 
majority of whom, fortunately, were i 
killed. The morale of the army Is j 
being gradually brokeu hy relentless. 1 
continuous and successful blown de- I 
livered hy the allies, the supply of I 
fighting effectives is getting low, ami j 
with tlic people at home nre becoming daily 
more dissatisfied and restless. Cap 
tured orders reveal that the wounded j 
men ure put Imek ill the ranks before 
they are cured, and prisoners released 
hy Russia ure not given time to re- 
cover their strength mid health. Aus 
tria has reluctantly responded to the 
far Into the center of the salient and j eall for aid and in tin* quieter sectors 
aeon pled strong positions. At the Austrian divisions ure placed between 
lime of writing tin* drive wns progress- , German divisions, or Austrian soldiers 
'ns steadily and the Germans were In are used to fill out depleted German 1 
danger nf finding their retreat from regiments. This is taken to mean tluil | 

'tie big wedge ■ntlrely out off. Hun- there will he no renewal of the Ten- 
dreds nf prisoners were taken. The tonic offensive In Italy this year, If | 
St. Mihiel salient had been held hy ever. 

the Huns ever since 11)14 and was j \ considerable advance made lusi I 
very strongly fortified. Us base Is to- i week by the Belgians iu the sector , 
ward the German 'troagliohl of Metz north of Ypres was significant, huts- * 
and It may he that the drive Is direct- much ns smut* military critics expect ( 
ed against that city. However, Mar- t| lu t Marshal Foch will strike there : 
••hat Fork's strategy had not been re- [ n force before long. 



Paris. — Willie Mallory, 13-yenr 
old -mu of John W. Mallory, merchant, 
of Paris, was drowned while swltn- 
i! * tig iu Houston Creek, near Kennedy 
Bullion, t his county. Physicians work 
ed with him with a pulmotor for over 
Bi hour, hill were unable to suve him. 



Whiteslinrg, — Life imprisonment was 
the verdict returned by the Jury in the 
ease of .lames H. Frazier, prominent 
uierclmm and coal and timber land 
owner, charged with the assassination 
of William Ranks Inst November. Fra- 
zier claimed i hut he shot in self -de- 
fense. 



24.C00.CG0 MEN REGISTERED 



Lexington. — Mrs. Annie Anderson re 
reived n telegram from t lit* War De- 
partment slating that her son, Private 
Albert T. Anderson, had been several, v 
wounded In action July 21. Private 
Anderson Is well known here and was 
with tlie American forces on tlie Mex- 
ico border In ibid. 



Important town of Thluucourt was 
taken hy the Americans. They atsa 
•el zed Boulllnnvllle and Nnnsnrd. 
j Yanks Distroy Hun Nests. 

Paris. Sept. 14.— Americans nre har- 
assing the Germans ut many points 
along the front south of the St. Ml- 
hlel salient, where the big battle is be- 
ing fought. 

In a series of daring raids In I.or- 
mine and In the Vosges the American 
captured numerous enemy positions, 
penetrated the German line nt some 
. points, meeting resistance, and before 
retiring destroyed nil the material they 
couldn't carry away. 

Machine-gun nests, blockhouses mid 
dumps were blown up and very heavy 
losses Inflicted on the enemy. Artillery 
Are Is quiet on the less active stretch- 
es of the fmgtf. 

St. Mihiel Sector Reduced. 

Paris, Sept. 14. — It is understood the 
fit Mihiel sector has been reduced. - 



Thirteen Million Names Are Added to 
the 11,000,000 Already 
Enrolled. 



Hnrrndsburg. — A heavy hailstorm 
rai sed thousands of dollars' worth of 
damage lo tobacco in a wide area be- 
tween liarra'lsi. urg and Rurgin. It Is 
estimated that the damage will be as 
much ns "4i per cent. Seine of the lurg 
es. and best crops'ln the eastern sec 
lien of Uic county were tujured. 



Index Road Begun. 

After many delays work was 
begun Monday on Morgan coun- 
ty’s first grade'd road. Finding 
it impossible to secure a bid for 
the construction of the road from 
West Liberty to Index at figures 
that were reasonable, the Fiscal 
Court undertook the construction 
of the road itself, and the work 
began Monday. The engineer in 
charge, Mr. Walker, thinks that, 
Marshal J unless bad weather comes earlier 
l, "‘ 1 than usual and labor is scarce, 

lie limn- . , 

home tlie road can be completed before 
l‘ scimi.i the first of the year, 
ished fot The ac ^ ua | beginning of the 
>c taught r0il d should mark a new era in 
monthly road construction in the county. 
■iraMii ^ ne scientifically constructed 
lining ".(highway will be but the rorerun- 
ted. j ner of others, and, if we may 
judge from other counties, the 
ii hihlrc.i ^ rit Uck stroke on the new road 
cars old. Monday was the beginning of 

i garage. Morgan county’s real develop- 

c art nf - . 

. , „ ,,, ment. 



The war depart meat iiminiuiccd thill 
Americium have been huitlch at Arch 
Ultgcl tu take purt with (lie other ill 
1h d forces there hi tigliliug tlie bolslte 
vlkl ami re-esfahllsldiig order in norlli 
oru Russia. These troops are from 
some of our northern states ami many 
of them speak Russian. Hitherto the 
only Americans there were marines 
and sailors. 

Ill Petrogrnd, Moscow uud oilier 
cities of Russia proper the bolshevik 
government Is struggling desperately 
against the ever-increasing counter- 
revolutionaries, slaughtering the latte 1 
mercilessly whenever they fall lute 
their hands. Petrogrnd is reported to 



Deport Fifty Mexicans. 

Toledo. O., Sept. 14.— Fifty Mexi- 
cans from Toledo, Detroit aud Cleve- 
land, ill charge of immigration otfteluls. 
left here for tlie International Rue, 
where they will lie deported. 



continuing successfully, tlie French j 
war office announced today. On the 
battle front west of Si. Qucnitu French 
troops have captured iho town of Suvy. 

Haig Smashes Hun Attacks. 

Loudon. Sept. 14. — German troops do- 1 
llvoiod mi attack with the co-operation 
of nlrpliiiiesoti the town of Hnvrlucourt. 
southwest of Cnmhral. recently taken 
hy the British. The attack wns re- 
pulsed with great loss to the Germans, 
Field Marshul llaig announced In tltu 
official statement. 

Further smith on Iho front opposli# 
St Quentin the British have gained 
possession of lloluon wood. 

A German attack opposite M.mrrc* 
of the canal line west of Cuiilhrtil. fail- 
ed completely. 

British troops have captured the 
town of JoMieoitrt. In Hu s;. Quentin 

set tor, north of Verinintd. 

In Flanders the British made pr.'g' 
raws, pushing ahead west of Aucliy, In 
the La Ilassce region. 

Italians Hit Austrians. 

Rome, Sept. 14. — The Itiilhuis hove 
| penetrated the Aiistro-Iltingurhin po- 
I sitions ni Priiiuiigglore. the war otllcn 

| announces. 



As tmd been foreseen, here and 
abroad, the Germans have begun an 
intensified U-hoat campaign directed 
especially against the transports carry- 
lug American .troops uud supplies, tip 
to date lids has resulted hi the torpe- 
doing of the Mount Vernon, formerly 
the Kroiiprlnzesslii Cecclle, which whs 
bringing home wounded ami sick sol- 
diers, and of the Persic, carrying 2, KUO 
American troops to Europe, iu the 
former case the casualties were co.t- 
fined lo men iu the engine rooms m.d 
the vessel pub Imek to u French port 
under her own steam. All the men on 
the Persic were safely transferred :c- 
the convoying vessels, after which the 
steamship was benched on the English 
coast. The submarine which ai tucked 
It was destroyed hy depth charges, in 
both Instances the inmost bravery ned 
coolness were 



FOR SALE— Two extra good, 
large, grade Shorthorn cows. 
Each giving plenty of milk. 3-4 
mile cast of town. 

W. A. Caskey, 

428t/ West Liberty, Ky. 



exhibited by the crews 
ami the soldiers aboard. 

The British steamship Mtsspiuib'e 
also was torpedoed while on her way 
to America for troops and supplies. 



Paris, Sept. 14.— The American at 
tackb Iu the region of 8L Mihiel are 





Morgan County Council of National Defense. 

H. G. COTTLE, County Chairman. ^ 

Committeemen and committees: L. T. Hovermale, Public Safety; 
B. E. Whitt, Education; Miss Anna Nickell, Health; Mrs. Mar- 
tha D. Womack, Publicity; Custer Jones, Industry; H. G. 
Cottle; Military A. fairs; W. D. Archibald, Finance; 

W. M. Gardner, Labor; H. L. Henry; Agriculture, m 
Evert Mathis, Legal Advisor. 

PUBLIC SAFETY. INDUSTRY. 

L. T. Hovermale, Clnnn, West Liberty, Ky Custer Jones, Chmn., Cannel City, Ky. 

L. A. Music, West Liberty, Ky Dr. A. P. Gullctt, West Liberty, “ 

T. F. Carr, Ezel, “ Lenox Swango, Maytown, " 

Kelly Nickell, Grassy Creek, “ Joe M Pieratt, Mize, “ 

Harlan Brown, Nickell, •• Lee Roy Haney, Nickell, “ 

A. E. McGuire, Cannel City, “ M. L. Conley, Cannel Ci'y, “ 

John Adams, White Oak, “ J. D. Howard, White Oak/. " 

Walter S'antp, Lenox, •• Walter Coldiron, Alire, 11 

Dr. Jerome Gullett, Wrigley," S. M. Caudill, Wrigley," 

i EDUCATION. MILITARY AFFAIRS. 

H. G. Cotti.e, Chmn., West Liber y,K 

Henry Cole, “ 

Luther Pieratt, Ezel. • 

J. M. Gevedon, Grassy Cieeii, 

J. P. Morris, Cnney, “ 

Esq. Tom Davis, Cannel City, “ 

Ollie Lacy, White Oak, “ 

J. E. Ferguson, Elamton, “ 

T. J. Perry, Blaze, ‘ 

FINANCE. 

W. D. Archibald, Chmn., W. Liberty, Ky. 
L. Y. Redwine, W.st Liberty, 

B. F. Davis, Ezel, “ 

J. A. Oldfield, M z«, “ 

J. B. Howard, C.ney. ‘ 

Joe F. Reid, l ann«'. City, “ 

L. C. Elam, Elam, ' 

I. eander Ferguson, Relief, " 

Leonard Wells, Wrigby, •* 

LABOR. 

W. M. Gardner, Chmn.. W. Liberty, Ky 
John M. Cottle, West Liberty, “ 

H. W. Carpenter, Elder, “ 

Rollie Cecil, Grassy Creek, " 

S. H. Ratliff, Stacy Fork, “ 

John T. Wells, Cannel City, “ 

C. H. Black, Florress, “ 

I. C. Ferguson, Elamton, " 

Auty Vincell, Wrigley, '* 

Agriculture. 

H. L, Henry, Chmn. 

Eld. A. O. Allison, 

G C. Mann, 

Clarenee Cecil, 

Eld. Clint Byrd, 

J. T. Wells, 

J. N. Kennard, 

T. N. Barker, 

T. H. Carpenter, 



LICKING VALLEY COURIER 



War Time Sweeteners 



Entered as second class matter 
April 7, 1910, at the post-office at West 
Liberty, Ky., under the Act of March 
3. 1879. 



Issued Thursday by 
The Morgan County Publishing Co. 



Terms— $1.50 a year, cash in advance. 
0 months, 75cts., 3 months, 40cts. 



Advertising Rates— 10 cents per 
inch, net, for space. Composition, 
position, etc., extra. 

Obituaries (cash to accompany or- 
der), business readers, political read- 
ers, etc., 5 cents per line per insertion. 



It Works Always To Put Lib 
erty Bond Values Higher 



All communications should be ad- 
lressed to the Editor. 



Time works In favor of Liberty 
Bonds. 

Some of the more restless-minded 
holders of Liberty Bonds of the Sec- 
ond and Third loans have lost sight of 
that fact and allowed the slight slump 
In the market price which took place 
this summer to worry them. 

Those prices reflect only a tempo- 
rary condition, says the Wall Street 
Journal, and the Treasury department 
Is already In process of remedying It. 
The slump in part has been due to a 
misapprehension on the part of small 
Investors who have gained a super- 
ficial knowledge of tax exemption fea- 
tures. 

bonds of the Second and 



H. G. COTTLE, Editor. 



recipes should be decreased one-fourth. 
One-third of a cupful of sugar is equivalent 
nllUjy to one-third of a cup of honey, about one- 
half cup of syrup and about one-half cup of corn sugar. 
One-fourth of a cup of sugar is equal to about one-half 
cup of syrup or one-third cup of corn sugar. One table- 
spoon of sugar is equal to one tablespoon of honey, about 
one and one-half tablespoons of syrup and one and one- 
third tablespoons of corn sugar. 

Sugar may be saved by the use of raisins, dates, figs, 
dried pears and fruit pastes used on the breakfast cereals. 

Fruit marmalades, butters and jellies should be used 
to take the place of the ordinary sweetening at a meal and 
not as accessories to it. Fruits may be preserved without 
sugar. It may be added when sugar is more plentiful. 

Preserving demands this year a thin syrup instead of a 
heavy syrup. 

If sugar is used one-half of the amount may be replaced 
by another sweetener. 

Drying is a means of preserving (without sugar) ap- 
ples, cherries, strawberries and black caps. 

When ready to use they may have added the needed 
sugar in the form of a syrup. When sugar is more plentiful 
fruit juiceB may be made into jellies or may be used as 
fruit juices with or without sugar, as beverages, fruit 
gelatins and frozen desserts. 

Fresh fruits supply the place of sugar in the diet. They 
Bhould be used freely. Desserts where sugar is scarce 
may be made of gelatins, junkets, custards, puddings and 
cakes. 



The conundrum that puzzles the kaiser: “Where will 
Foch strike next?” 



Fourteen million potential soldiers is the Yankee an 
swer to the Hun peace whine. 



The attitude of the Allies is that they don’t intend t< 
let the Hun up until they are sure that he has enougn. 



W. B. Barker, Ebon, “ 

C. C. May, Liberty. Road, “ 

I ranklin Benton, Caney, “ 

Dr. J. D. Whiteaker, Cannel City, “ 
H. B. Franklin, l.ogvillp, “ 

T. N. Barker, Crockett, “ 

Bob Horton, Yocum, " 

PUBLIC HEALTH. 

Miss Anna Nickell, Chmn. Nickell, Kv 
Dr. H. V. Nickell, West Liberty, “ 
Ellis Ward, Ezel, “ 

Dr. E. C. Gevedon, Giassv Creek, “ 
Dr. E. C. Watson, Caney, " 

Miss Julia Anderson, Insko, “ 

Miss Ethel Allen, White Oak, “ 

W. R. Fannin, Crockett, “ 

Mrs. W. A. Bishop, Blaze, “ 

PUBLICITY. 

Mis. Martha D. Womack,C.,W' Liberty, Ky 
Mrs. S. R. Collier, West Liberty* “ 
Miss Lexie Carr, Ezel, " 

Miss Edna Dav, Grassy Creek, " 
Miss Myrtle Nickell, Nickell, •* 

Mrs. Guy Leslie, Cannel City, ** 

Clifford Elam, Florress, •• 

M. F. Holbrook, Moon, “ 

John M. Perry, Blaze, “ 



While 

Third loans, the 4 and 4 '4 per cent 
bonds, are taxable and the 3*4 per 
cent bonds are tax free the small In- 
vestor cannot be taxed by any Income 
tax law now In effect or any later to 
be enacted on any of the bonds unless 
Ills holdings of 4 or 4>4 bonds reach 
f 6,000 worth or more. And yet a study 
of the transactions In bonds to date 
has revealed the fact that many of 
the sales are by Bmall investors who 
have disposed of their 4s and 4^4s to 
buy 3Vbs because some one has told 
them the 3'4s were tax free. 

Everything which congress takes up 
In the way of financial legislation gets 
the careful attention of the Treasury 
department. Nothing Is allowed to go 
far If Its provisions in any way tend 
to lower values on Liberty Bonds. Lib- 
erty Bond holders have first considera- 
tion and everything Is being done to 
facilitate the financing of the war. 

Aside from the tax free features, 
which are only present Influences 
after all, the Liberty Bonds should 
stand out as gilt-edged Investments for 
I their after-the-war value. The capital 
I which they will restore to the Investor 
after the war will have a far greater 
purchasing power than the money 
which he Is putting Into the bonds now 
when money Is so cheap and plentiful. 



The Turks and Bulgars fighting over the division of 
their spoils is, to our mind, the extreme limit of useless 
effort. ‘ 



diers are “raw and untrained 



l lie k.-ouneu tij 



The h * iding Yankee (Rivalry maj 
helmets a u.i re kishly, biu j siuy 
jeclives was disconcerting to the Hun. 



lYut-.ieu Uleu u 



Index, Ky. 
West Liberty, “ 
Dan, '* 
Grassy Greek, “ 
Sellars, “ 
Cannel City, " 
l.ogville, " 
Crockett, " 
Yocum, “ 



Dr. S. it. Collier, u; the ouite Council of Dele use, n.t 
secured for Morgan county the sterioptican lecture of Rev. 
Dwight H : : s, on thh Hun u'n cities. These lantern slide 
view of f>: . V : , 

the h 



They Give Blood 
Abroad ; We Must 
Give Our Treasure 



Anyone proposing peace with Ger- 
many before Kaiserlsm shall have 
been crushed out of existence should 
either be interned or placed in an In- 
sane asylum for 
medical treat- 
ment., 

1 That Is the ver- 
J diet of Hudson 

7 Maxim. Thegreai 



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□ ONE PRICE TO EVERYBODY □ 



2 THE CASH STORE 



l I have been selling str ictly . * »r m-m 
ior the jjjist six months^^ffT*"^ 
have run about 50 per cent ove v.iv 
previous six months, proving uui my 
low price-cash policy is meeting * * 
approval of my customers. 



tersely some o' 
fl the reasons why 

■ the goventmen: 

' needs five or si: 

"***■ billion dollars 

i more immediately 

a — reasons why th- 

fourth Liberty 
loan must go over 
1 with a big safety 

margin, why oth 
Hudson Maxim. er loans soon to 

come must go over the same way 
"We cannot consider any terms o: 
peace whatsoever with the German 
government as now constituted," Max 
lm’s letter goes on to say. "Germany 
must be licked and the Hohenzollern- 
klcked off the throne before we cai 
even talk peace without outraging ou' 
self-respect. The German military 

ring must be broken and so shattered 
that it can never be reunited. 

"Those militaristic bandits of the 
breed of Atilla who cold-bloodedly pre 
pared to plunder the world and enslave 
mankind are not fit to place theli 
names to s peace campact beside those 
of the heroes who shall, with sacrifice 
of blood and treasure, save the world 
from their clutches. 

"There Is but one way to peace and 
that Is the way to Berlin." 

Llbsk'ty bonds will open that road 
for the American boys. Those at horn,- 
must sacrifice their treasure as thoie 
over there sacrifice their blood. 



UNLOADING 
HAWAII AM 
J<AM« 
AT A 

CALirOHHUA 

PQMT. ■ 



LOAD J ft G CANE ZN HA* AH FROM WHERE ^ 
\ AMERICA GETS HALF A MILLION TONS A 
i OF JUOAB A YEAH* . /j 



I carry a fhll line of 

Staple and Fancy Groceries 
Provisions, Fruits, etc. 
Sanitary Soda Fountain 



the o ijoCt was to injure tne morale of the peoples of iht 
allied nations by furnishing me pacifists a ground 'or the 
r new.t* "f lh<"'r . isoii .b t • iterances Ti.elia t ecum 
the time w.i . -> u. *en inn on Amet tcans had register? 
and become po e .ti syiuieiA as the pSyCHo.ugical moment 
to spread their p<n on. But, iortunafeiy for the world, 
the Hun can think only in the German language. He has 
absolutely no conception of the thoughts and ideals that 
animate the soul and brain of the peoples who think and 
speak as human beings. He cannot comprehend the lofty 
idealism of a people that causes them to give life and 
treasure for the sake of principle. Devoid of all the God- 
like attributes he reasons only along the lines of Germans 
and kindred brutes. Force is his shibboleth, and he is 
amenable to no argument save force. 

When you hear the expression: “The war will soon 

be over,” look closely into it and you will find its origin in 
the subtle propaganda of the German. The war will not 
be over until Prussianism is crushed and the German way 
of thinking is banished from the earth. There is much to 
do yet before that is accomplished. The end is not in 
sight. The war is in its infancy yet, and the -immediate 
future is pregnant with grave probabilities for the allies. 
A peace based upon the present status of the billigerents 
would leave Germany the victor. The allies must not even 
think of peace until the serpent of Prussianism is annihi- 
lated along with its defenders. 

Again, the Hun bid for peace negotiatiops was intend- 
ed primarily to strengthen the morale of their own peo- 
ple. Since the allies have so emphatically refused to lis- 



A MERICAN families would have less sugar than the 
people of war torn France, if we depended entirely 
on our home-grown sugar stocks. 

Approximately 75 per cent, of our sugar is shipped 
to our shores. We produce about 1,000,000 tons of sugar 
a year. Our imports from abroad amount to over 3,000,- 
000 tons a year in normal times. 

The United States Food Administration asks each 
family to limit its use of sugar to two pounds per month 
per person for household use. The military situation de- 
mands that every available ship be placed at the disposal 
of the Army or Navy. When we save sugar, we save 
shipping. 



My line of 

Gents' Furnishings 

notwithstanding the difficulty in getting 
goods, is far better than any past season. 

Don’t buy your Spring Hat until you see 
my line— Felt, Straw and Panama. 

PRICES'GUARANTEED 



D. R. KEETON 



THE HOME OF LOW PRICES |~ 

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Federal Bank Takes 
In Eighteen More 
Ohio Institutions 



Store Department 

Kentucky Block Cannel Coal Co. 

CANM5L CITY, IvY. 

Will be pleased to supply merchants with 
Flour, Salt, Oil, Mil! Feed, Blast 
ing Powder, Etc. 

We have just received a complete and attractive line of 

Rugs, Carpets, Linoleums, etc. 

Wc have the best FARM WAGON to be had. 

Give us a call, 



The Federal Reserve Banking Sys- 
tem of the Fourth District has been 
taking on new strength for the Fourth 
Liberty Loan campaign. It has added 
to Itself since the first of July eighteen 
Ohio banks and has applications 
pending from eight more. 

The new member banks are The 
Peoples Saving ft Banking Co., Bar 
borton; Clt'xens Bank, Cuyahoga 
Falla; Commercial ft Savings Bank 
Co., Buckeye City; Farmera and Citi- 
zens Banking Co.. Milan; Roaaford Sav- 
ings Bank. Roaaford; Home Banking 
Coaipany, Olbaonburg; Chagrin Falls 
Banking Company, Chagrin Falls; 
Provident Savings Bank ft Truat Co.; 
Olbaonburg Banking Company, Gib 
•onburg; Cuyahoga Falls Savings 
Bank Company. Cuyahoga FalU; West 
Lafayette Bank Co., West Lafayette; 
Cltliena State Bank. West Mlltou; 
Geneva Savings Bank Co., Geneva; 
Peoplen Savings ft Truat Co., Akron: 
Dime Savings Bank Co., Cauton; Day- 
ton Savings A Truat Co., Dayton; 
Struthers Savings ft Barking Co.. 
Strothers; City Savings Bank ft Truat 
Co . Alllanca. . 



troops destroyed French aupir mills 
Thunks to the French rationing sya 
tern the annual consumption bus been 
cut to 000.000 tons, according to re 
porta reaching the United StnteN Food 
Administration. Before the war France 
hud nn average augar crop of about 
750,000 tons of augar and had some 
left over for export. 



France must Import augar today, 
most of It from this side of the ocenn. 
because the lurgest portion of French 
sugar beet land Is in Gorman hands. 
As a result, the French people have 
been placed on a sugar ration of about 
18 pounds a year for domestic use; 
a pound and a half a month. Thla 
photograph hows how the Gertuuu 



Institutional Treatment of Tuberculosis 

means that the patient is Riven constant attention; that the regime 
which is found to l>o best adapted t > * h<* ease is rigidly adhered to;' 
that a resident physician is at hand all the tim», studying the case 
and adapting the treatment to it; that the nursing service is of the 
best. All of these things mean improvement, greater comfort and 
possible recovery. Hazelwood is operated without profit • by th& 
liOuisville Anti-Tuberculosis Asseciation. Rates $12.50 a week 
Write for detailed information. 



Noticel 

Singer Sewing Machines sold 
on easy monthly payments or lib- 
eral discounts for cash. 

When you purchase a machine 
get the best— a Singer, which is 
the best machine in the world. 

For complete information call 
on or write 

Burns Elam, M. S., 
College Avenue, 
420-4 Jackson, Ky. 



Stats of Ohio, City of Toledo, 

Lucas County, si. 

Frank J. Cheney make, oath that he 
t( senior partner of th. firm of F. J 
Cheney ft Co., doing bu.ln... In the Clt> 
of Toledo. County and State aforesaid 
and that .aid (Irtn will puv th. sum oi 
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each 
and uvsry case of Catarrh that cannot In- 
cured liv the use of HALL'S CATARRH 
MEDICINE. FRANK J. CHENEY. 

Sworn to before ms and aubserlbed In 
my presence, thle >th day of December. 
A. D. 18*6. A. W. OLEASON, 

(8cal> Notary Public. 

Hall's Catarrh M.dldn. Is taken In- 
ternally and acts through the Blood on 
the Mucous Surfaces of the System. Bend 
for testlmonlale. free. 

F. J. CHENEY ft CO., Toledo. O. 

Bold by all druggleti. 75c. 

Hall'i Family Mile (or conitlpaUoa. 



Notice of Dissolution. 

The Wrigley Grocery Company, 
formerly composed of Ollie Blair, 
Sam Brown and J. Gullett is now 
wholly owned by J. Gullett, and 
Blair and Brown are no longer 
partners in the business. 

424-14 J. Gullett. 



Hazelwood Sanitorium 

DR. O O MILL K, Physician in Charge. 

U'l' ATUkV U* ■ ..... 



STATION K. 








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American Red Cross. 

Through the Red Cross Civil- 
ian Relief Department arrange- 
ments have been made by which 
valuable information regarding 
any question pertaining to the 
allotment, allowance, compensa- 
tion or insurance can be prompt- 
ly secured for the families of the 
men in any branch of war ser- 
vice. 

Most important is the fact that 
information concerning men in 
hospitals in France, or who may 
be prisoners, can be secured more 
promptly and more accurately 
through the Red Gross mediums 
than in any other way. 

Families of men in the service 
from Morgan county should com- 
municate with L. Y. Redwine, 
Chairman, or C, D. Arnett, Ex- 
ecutive Secretary of the Civilian 
Relief Committee of the Morgan 
County Chapter of the Red Cross 
to gain desired information in 
reference to any question pertain- 
ing to the War Risk Insurance 
Act, or regarding the welfare of 
men in camp in the United States 
or in overseas service, or in re- 
gard to any home problem where 
aid or advice is needed. 

Careful consideration will be 
given every request. 



Things we all ought to know 
but which none of us can 
remember, and often 
don’t know where to 
look to find it. 



Which is plain Common Sense, in United States 
language, without Educational Furbelows. 

BY Jj. T. IIOVERMALE. 



Frenoh Soldier Tells How Huns 
Fed Prisoners Food Even 
Dogs Refused. 



OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. 

Town of West Liberty — Officers: 

Police Judge, W. G. Short. 

Town Attorney, H. C. Rose. 

Marshal, L. H. Roberts. 

Trustees: Evert Mathis, A. P. Gullett, W 
M. Kendall, John McMann, R. 
B. Coss’ty. 

Clerk, Edgar Cochrihan. 

Treasurer, W, D. Archibald. 

Police Court, First Wednesday in each 
month for civil causes. 

MORGAN COUNTY 

County Judge, J. H. Sebastian. 

County Attorney, H. C. Rose. 

County Court Clerk, Ren F. Nickell, 

Sheriff, Chas. P. Henry. 

Treasurer. W. M. Gardner, 

Supt. Schools, Bernard E. Whitt. 

Jailer, G, W. Stacy, 

Assessor, D. H. Dawson 
Coroner, vacant 
Surveyor, vacant. 

Rural School Supervisors: Miss Anna 

Nickell, M. Holbrook. 

County Court, Second Monday in each 
month. 

Quarterly Court, Tuesday after Second 
Monday in each month. 

fiscal Court, On Wednesday after Fourt 
Monday in April and October. 

justices’ courts. * 

First District, Ed Day, West Liberty, 
Ky., First Monday in each month. 

Second District, Robt. Motley, F.iel, Ky., 
Tuesday after First Monday in each month 
Constable, Steve Dennis. 

Third District, F.. W. Day, Grassy Creek, 
Ky., Wednesday after First Monday in 
each month. Constable, J. L. Havens. 

Fourth District, J. F. Lykins, Caney.Ky., 
Thursday after First Monday in each month. 
Constable, D, B. Lykins. 

Fifth District, Thos. Davis, Cannel City. 
Friday after First Monday in each month, 
Constable, W. E. Bentley. 

Sixth District, L. C. Templeton, Florress, 
Saturday after First Monday in each month. 
Constable, B. Fearklin. , 

Seventh District, D. W. V. Smith, Mima. 
Wednesday alter Second Monday in each 
month. Constable, Albert Bell. 

Eighth District, Jas. H. Lewis, Blaze 
Ky., Friday alter Second Monday in ear 
month. Constable, S. A. Huges. 

COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION 

Bernad E. Whitt Chairman. 

Educational Division No. i, Chas. Tackett 
Educational Divis'n No. 3, D. M. Murphy, 
Educational Division No. 3, Dr E. C. Gev- 
cdon. 

Educational Division No 4, l). G. Easter 



Germany must be destroyed. j' as taken ^ olc ^ me an( *. * ike 
I Banquo s ghost, it will not down. 



When we are condemning the 
slackers are we always sure that 
we have done a *l t * iat we can do? 
|\ Can we meet the level gaze of the 

JJ eyes of the boys that have gone 

f/ through the inferno that pervades 

^ I® Europe with the feeling that we 
W have been 100 per cent patriotic? 
" The boys are going to ask about 
J these things, ^ judging by the 

Moreover, Germany must be 

The Boya “Over There.” destroyed. 

«THE BOYS OVER THERE” .., nllP „ , 

1 is a subject that holds an liy|l|y|LM ill LI 
unusual interest to me. My own VlUlllLIl IVLLL 
boy is “over there,” and I make nnpi 11171*71 rflll 
no apology for my pride in him. K II A N III I Hlrl 

I am proud of him because he UllUfllllLLU I Ull 

was manly enough to recognize I n I II |"| R I II T 

his duty to the flag, and cour- I 1 1 A If 1 1 1| I V [ 

ageous enough to do it. I have 
just received a letter from him 

that would be illuminating to , ev , e , land ' ^ ~ There w,n be a wom ' 

some of his former school mates than 1M of the lfl> countles of the 

if they could read it. But I shall fourth federal district, by the time the 

not publish it. There is a sacred- campaign opens for the fourth Liberty 

ness in the intimate passages of Loan. The district, which includes all 

his letters that I want for myself of Oh!'*. 66 counties of Kentucky, a 

alone. But I will reveal the spir- port,on Ot West Virginia and Western 

it that his letters breathe in re- Penn!, y lvan| a. has some very sparsely 

gardtotheboysat home whose Bett,e ? count,e8 ’ ln wh(ch 1 separate 

ears are deaf to the call of their orKanliIa,lon wl " not be forraed - but 

ears are deal to the can ot tneir they wll] be the onIy exceptlonB In 

country, and that spirit is shared (he thlrd catnpalgn , whlch ende( , May 

by all the boys “over there.” 4th, the women of the district sold 



Rendered Half Insane by Hunger Men 
Fight Among Themselves for 
8craps of Food — Sawdust 
and Straw in Bread. 



Bangor. Me.— In contrast with '.ha 
anxiety or willingness of the Gerr. m 
soldier to fall enptive to the allies, so 
often manifested, Is the declaration of 
Gaston Julian Defolrdt of Woonsocket. 
It. I., now visiting relatives here, that 
he would much rather die fighting on 
the front line than to go thnu-h such 
pains and miseries as he < d, red In 
two years spent In n German prison 
eamp. Defolrdt, who Is twenty-four 
and well educated, was vl' i.lng In 
France when the war came un i very 
soon he was In the ranks. On the sec- 
ond dny of his service nt the front he 
wns wounded in the left ear by a frag- 
ment of shrapnel and three days later 
he was taken prisoner. 

With many other prisoners he was 
sent to the rear, and there they were 
londed like so many cattle hi to freight 
cars and stnrtcd on a seven days’ ride 
to the prison camp at Altengrabow. 

“At every way station where the 
train stopped,” says Defolrdt, “the 
German people gathered round and 
threw stones and spat ln our faces. 
We were subjected to all sorts of In- 
sults. Many of us were wounded, yet 
we got no attention whatever, being 
given scarcely food enough to keep us 
alive and nmde to sleep ou the floors 
of the dirty freight cars. 

“When finally we found ourselves In 
the German prison camp conditions 
were worse rather than better. There 
were about 25, 000 men at Altengrabow, 
all nationalities mingled. Wc were 
guarded by German soldiers who had 
been Incapacitated for service nt the 
front and who on account of their 
wounds were revengeful toward us. 

Dogs Refused Prison Fare. 

"It would be dllficult to picture ln 
words the awful conditions prevailing 
ln that camp. Our diet consisted for 
the most pnrt of hot water and de- 
coyed vegetables — they called It soup. 
Sometimes we were given herbs mixed 
with grasH to eat. Under such treat- 
ment the strongest men soon fell sick 
and were scarcely able to move about. 
The smell of this soup often was so 
nauseating that men held their noses 
while eating It. Dogs would take one 
sniff at it and refuse to eat 

At times the men became so des- 



Government Sends 

An Urgent Call. 

The President of the Civil Ser- 
vice Commission recently wired: 

“Need for stenographers and 
typists at Washington grows 
more acute daily. Increase ef- 
fort all possible.” 

The Government and business 
concerns are short five hundred 
thousand bookkeepers and sten- 
ographers, and are offering be- 
ginners salaries never before 
heard of. 

The Government drafted our 
Civil-Service Bookkeeping Set, 
and about EIGHTY-FIVE per 
cent of the Government’s stenog- 
raphers write the Shorthand sys- 
tem that we teach— THE BI?ST 
evidence that our courses are 
THE BEST. 

Take, BY MAIL, our eight- 
weeks’ Civil-Service-Mercantile- 
Bookkeeping Course or our Sim- 

JoUfizjT .Hr* , 



use more corn 



?Jtsh & beans 



use just eno 



There was never any doubt in 
my mind about John’s going, and 
though he was only eighteen I 
felt that he would go. I knew 
dial he couldn’t be a slacker. 
Bm he, and the other boys “over 
•ere” have a well-developed con- 
• <i . for the boys here whom 
i iiink ought to be there. It 
i.ificant when the boys ask 
-it Did concerning their 
p. < s, in the sting- 

. "What’s he 



use syrups 



and serve 

the cause ofireedom 






Mrs. Florence Ferguson, of 



•Don’t be Uneasy 

about the taxes on money deposited with 

■ Morgan County National Bank 

On September 1 , 1917 



MOHtiAN COl’XTW 



Greear, was in town Tuesday) 
transacting business concerning 
the estate of the late Lee Fergu- j 
son. While in town she was ! 
weighed and tipped the scales at 
322.' e pounds, and is probably 1 
the largest woman in the county. I 

Eld. 0. M. Summers, formerly \ 
pastor of the Christian church 
here but now engaged in Y. M. 
C. A. work, was in town this 
week. Bro. Summers was until 
recently at Camp Taylor but has 
been assigned to local work and 
will be located at Jackson. 

NOTICE— Twenty-eight years 
• experience. Satisfaction guar- 
anteed. Wm. M. Ayers, piano 
I tuner, will be in West Liberty 
about Oct. 1st, prepared to tune 
j and repair pianos anywhere in 
i county. One week only. Phone 
1 or leave orders at Cole Hotel. 



Holly Coffee, 

Aged 23, son of Orlando Coffee, 
died May 27, 1018, of wounds re- 
ceived on the battle front in 
France. Buried at Bon Villiers, 
Oise, France. 

James Caskey, 

Son of Jesse Caskey, deceased, 
killed in battle in France, June 
7, 1918. 



Capital and Surplus, $50,000.00 
Deposits. 2 f 1,000.00 



Morgan County National Bank 
By Custer Jones, Cashier 



RECITAL 



HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 



Tuesday evening, Sept. 24 



RELIEF. 

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Hill and 
son, Volney, visited the latter’s 
parents at Flat Gap Sunday. 

Miss Nova Holbrook entertain- 
ed a number of girls and boys at 
her home Saturday night. 

Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cox visited 
T. H. Bradley at Mima Saturday. 

Thornton Hill, who has been 
sick for a long time, is improv- 
ing. 

Messrs. Charley Hill and Os- 
car Bailey left Sunday for Ohio. 

Mrs. Cecil Dickerson \tfill leave 
here this week to locate ir. Vir- 
ginia. 

Willie Williams returned from 
Portsmouth, O., Saturday. 

Misa Mollie Gambill visited 
friends at Florress Sunday and 
Sunday night. 

Frances. 



SATURDAY, SEPT. 21, 1918, 

at 1 0 o’clock, a. m., on my farm 1 mile north of Grassy Creek 
postoffice, sell the following property to settle the estate of J. 
Frank Cecil’s heirs: 

One tract of land situated on the Upper Long Branch, be- 
ing part of the Frank Amburn farm, containing 1 0 acres, more 
or less; 20 head of extra good cattle; 8 head of select milk cows, 
3 to 8 years old; 3 head Hereford heifers; 1 eight-month old 
Hereford bull calf, extra good; 3 bull calves; 3 heifer calves; 1 
five-year-old mare; I 2 head good sheep. 

Positively no by-bids. If raining sale will be held in barn. 
Terms: Land, one-third down, one-third in 1 and 2 vears 



PROGRAM 



Notice to Doctors. 

All physicians of Morgan coun- 
ty are requested to meet at the 
court house in West Liberty on 
Saturday, Sept. 21st, at 10:30, a. 
m. The Government requires all 
physicians to register on that 
date. B. F. Garter. 

President Ass’n. 



Senate Pathetique 

Grave Allegro 
Adagio Cantabile 



Beethoven 



Rondo 
Mrs. Daniel 



Reading 

Vocal Solo. 

Reading 

To a Wild Rose I 
To a Water Lily j 
Impromptu No. 4 



Selected 

W. M. Gardner 
Selected 



McDowell 

.Schubert 



Advertisement for Bids. 

On Sept. 23, at the office of the 
County Road Engineer, in the 
court house in West Liberty, I 
will receive bids for hauling the 
following bridges: 

One 100-foot bridge to be haul- 
ed from Lenox, Ky.. to the 
mouth of Sand Lick. 

One 90-foot bridge from Liber- 
ty Road to the mouth of Black- 
water. 

One 70-foot bridge from Liber- 
ty Road to the mouth of Lower 
Long Branch. 

The contract will be let to the 
lowest and best bidder. The 
right to reject any and all bids is 
reserved. A. F. Blevins, 
Road Engineer. 



Miss Nell Franklin 



Reading 

Vocal Solo 

Reading 

A Dream of Love 
Spinning Song l 
Hunting Song (' 



Selected 

Albert Hales 

Selected 

Lizst 

Mendelssohn 



Mrs. Daniel 

ADMISSION, 10 CENTS 



Local and Personal 



"'ere waiting for uniforms, which wert that oven Tndraur In the (lays of Its 
made hut. lucked buttons. So great greatness was ruled by a queen then 
was the hurry that eventually the met eonfiilentlally : “Our cousins the Eng- 
went round the houses In the town am lish sent us these ; they cost us much 
collected buttons off the women’s cloth money ; but those who bring them take 
Ing. These were for the most par* all that, and we are thankful, for 
large buttons from overcoats. Natural otherwise we should hnve to fight the 
ly the lnfuntry looked funny with thel i Arabs with slings and spears.” ITe 
uniforms fastened by great overcoat ! leaned forward with his rifle across ills 
buttons. Those resembled hard tad ' lap and with chin In hand, gazed In- 
(lnrge, round, dry biscuits made ol tently, but with the dreamy gaze of 
dough) and hence sprang the wort ! the oriental, out over the vast plain 
‘doughboy,’ which has been kept In th< at our feet, listening In his day dream 
United Slntes army as n slang phrast | for the strange martial music he 

longed to hear, and wistfully picturing 
to himself the red conts of the “cous- 
ins the English” as they should ad- 
vance to the deliverance of his people. 



Born, Sept 19th, to the wife of 
John Marion Cottle, a boy. 

D. B. Wells, who is working at 
Wheelwright, is at home for a 
few days. 

Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Music, of 
Grassy Creek, were shopping in 
town Tuesday. 

Miss Dora Williams is reported 
to be recovering from a serious 
case of typhoid. 

W. O. Gox and son, of Zag, 



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PRESERVING SCENES OF WAR 



Future Generation* Will Realize How 
Much They Owe to Courage and 
Skill of Photographers. 



Conquered at Last 



An unknown genius at Camp Kear