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Monday, January 1, 1917
Courier-Journal
Royal Welcome To “Baby” 1917
Merry Makers Fill Streets, Cabarets and Hotels
On Top Wave Of Prosperity; All Businessmen Are Happy
Dawn Of New Year Observed In Churches
46 Women Die In Canadian Asylum Fire
Lexington Herald
Sunday Quiet To Greet New Year
Deadlock In War Zone Greats 1917
Students Carry New Enthasium For Liquor Fight
Bethany Church Burns; Incensing Suspected; Maysville

Tuesday, January 2, 1917
Courier-Journal
Allies Reply To Wilson, Close Peace Door
German Embassy believes War Will Go On Another Year
Lawson In Washington To Urge Wall Street Investigation
Kentucky’s Extra Session Up To The People
Lexington Herald
Hundreds Testify To Faith In Lexington’s Decapitated Chief Of Detectives
Only Hope For Peace Rest On Reply Of Allies To Wilson’s Note
Limit Fixed On Campaign Contributions
Superintendent M.A. Cassidy Receives Appreciation Letter From James Lane Allen

Wednesday, January 3, 1917
Courier-Journal
Former Prince Of Sports Dies; Louisville Native Col. Jim Douglas; Lottery King, American Turf Leader
Negro Issue In Church Serious
County Levy Is Increased; 29 Cents On Each $100 Of Property Value
Schools Closed Because Of Shortage Of Coal
Lexington Herald
U.S. Puzzled Over Deficit
Grand Jury To Probe “Perjury” In Chief Of Detectives Malcom Brown
Testimonial Banquet At Phoenix Hotel Held For Malcom Brown
“Cascarels” For Headaches, Colds, Liver, Bowels

Thursday, January 4, 1917
Courier-Journal
Tom White Paroled For 1903 Murder of Breathitt County Lawyer on Courthouse Steps
House To Rush Railroad Laws; Tired Of Waiting On Senate
Gov. Stanley Calls Meeting Of Tax Commissioners
Newspaper Boys Warned Against Child Labor Laws
Now Releasing U.S. Tobacco; British Against Shipments To Germany
Lexington Herald
300 Expected To Show Faith In Brown Tonight
Alfalfa’s Food Value Shown At Farmer’s Meet
Need Of Housing Inspector Urged
Grateful City Erects Monument In Honor Of Man Who Is Still Living; Louisville’s General Castleman
5 Surprises On Second Day Of McDonald Trial In Frankfort

Friday, January 5, 1917
Courier-Journal
British Transport Sunk By U-Boat; 153 Men Missing
Union Of All Christianity Aim Of Pope
Fog Paralyzes River Traffic; Boats Lost and Late
City’s Budget Is $2,317,107
Lexington Herald
200 Citizens Condemn Decapitation Of Brown; Deposed Chief’s Courage Lauded
New Association Is Organized At Farmers Meet
Interest Is High As State Closes Murder Case;  Defense Announces It Will Prove Alibi Clearing E.T. McDonald Of Murdering W.R. Dobbs

Saturday, January 6, 1917
Courier-Journal
High Naval Honor Bestowed Upon This Kentuckian; Capt. Hugh Rodman To Rear Admiral
Meeting Winds Turn Day Dark; Chickens Go To Roost At 1:45 PM; Temperature Drops 23 Degrees in 3 Hours
Judge Phillips of Nicholasville Serves 43 Years; Wants Another Term
Big Increase Coal Yield; State’s Output At 25,106,500 Tons
Lexington Herald
State’s Coal Output Gains 4,000,000 Tons; Total Production 25,106,500 Tons
Farmers Week Sets New Mark
Governor Stanley Is Still At Sea On Extra Session
Federal Engineers To Aid On Kentucky River Bridge For Madison & Fayette
Coal Companies To Fight Tax Increase

Sunday, January 7, 1917
Courier-Journal
Legislators Favor Session
Taussig To Head Tariff Board; Brother Of Louisville Woman
M’Donald Gets Life Sentence
Sets Off Explosion On Train To Commit Suicide; 2 Men Killed, 4 Injured
Lexington Herald
Coal Operators To Meet Here Tuesday
Plans Completed For New Broadway Church
Lexington Y.W.C.A. Will Be Launched Tuesday
Cincinnations Buy Into Fayette Drug Company

Monday, January 8, 1917
Courier-Journal
Troops Clash With Mexicans; No Mention Made Of American Casualties
Does State Want Tax Session?
Twenty Trucks Transport $25,000,000 Million In Gold
Moon Is Hid By Shadow; Hundreds See Eclipse
Lexington Herald
Non-Sectarian College Urged
Public Health Board To Ask $5,000 From City
British May Soon Invade Palestine
$25,000,000 In Gold From Abroad Deposited In U.S.

Tuesday, January 9, 1917
Courier-Journal
2 Meet Death In Prison Fire; Panic Among 800 Convicts In Frankfort Reformatory
Negro Victims Die From Suffocation
13 Kentucky Electors Cast Vote For Wilson
Supreme Court Holds Valid Barring Liquor From Dry States
Lexington Herald
Not Available

Wednesday, January 10, 1917
Courier-Journal
Senate Passes Sheppard Bill; Washington D.C. To Be Dry After Nov. 1, 1917
Diphtheria Is Nearly Gone
Keys Not Lost; One Broke In Lock; Coroner Probes Prison Fire; Says Officers Did Duty
Paducah Holy Roller Freed By Judge; Acquitted Of Manslaughter
Lexington Herald
Lexington Is First To Urge Better Prison
Y.W.C.A. Here Is Joined To National Body
Silent Sentinels To Haunt Wilson In Suffrage Fight
Wheat, Flour Return To Record Prices
Buffalo Bill’s Vitality In Hard Fight Against Death

Thursday, January 11, 1917
Courier-Journal
Legislators Strong For Session; Big Majority Favor Tax Report
“Hang Governor First,” Gov. Stanley’s Defy To Calloway Mob In Murray Seeking Life Of Negro; Judge Intimated
Governor Speeding On Special Train To Quell Calloway Mob
Governor Will Reach Murray This Morning In Effort To Preserve Order
Lexington Herald
Buffalo Bill, Picturesque American, Yields To Death
Infuriated Murray Mob Holds Judge & State’s Attorney Prisoners Under Threat Of Death; Demands Negro
Hundreds Surround Hotel; They Would Lynch Alleged Murray Slayer
Stanley On Way From Capitol Warns Against Posse
Lexington Women Renew Request For Police Matron

Friday, January 12, 1917
Courier-Journal
REPLY ENDS HOPE FOR EARLY PEACE
Mob Curbed By Governor In Calloway
Negro Slayer Of White Man In Jail At Hopkinsville
February 5 Agreed Upon As Date For Trail
Train Scene Of Murder And Suicide Through Tunnel Near Hazard
Lexington Herald
Entente Reply Leaves Little Hope For Early Peace
Slays Creditor, Kills Self In Train; R.B. Franklin Of Whitesburg Ends Financial Troubles
Quiet Follows Stanley’s Defy; Law & Order Prevail In Murray Following Wild Nights Of Threats

Saturday, January 13, 1917
Courier-Journal
Kentuckian Forces The House To Reopen “Peace Leak” Inquiry
DuPont Plant Is Destroyed; Four Hundred Thousand Pounds Of Powder Is Lost; Blows Hole In Mountain
Final Action Delayed On Immigration Bill
675 Men Lost With Italian Battleship, Sunk By Mine
Tobacco Floor Average Touches $19.53
Lexington Herald
$64, 928 Is Asked For Tuberculous Sanatorium
More Police & Firemen Requested
New Cold Wave Is Promised For Tonight
Bluegrass Publishers Seek To Lower Cost Of White Paper; Meeting At Phoenix Hotel

Sunday, January 14, 1917
Courier-Journal
Rich Oil Field in Irvine, KY; Mountain Folk In Estill Oiling Up Wealth In Estill
Entente peace Terms Called “Crazy” by Berlin
Blizzard Here Hurts Traffic; Trains, Streetcars and Interurbans Delayed
Lump Coal Sells For 30 Cents A Bushel
Lexington Herald
Lexington Blanketed By Heaviest Snow On Record
Women Beaten, Kills Husband
Kentucky Officer Killed When Rifle Discharged
Local Boy’s Love Of Chemistry Is Cause Of Death
Campaign Has Begun For Dry Congress in 1918; House Evenly Divided

Monday, January 15, 1917
Courier-Journal
Oil Field Road Work Assured; Thoroughfares In Estill In Terrible Shape
Snow Frolickers In Central Park
Letter Carrier Worth $300,000 Takes Own Life; Made Fortune In Real Estate But Kept $1,200 Yr Job
Dark Tobacco Is In Command
Lexington Herald
Pale Face And Indians Join In Tribute To Colonel William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)
Boys And Girls Join In Honoring Idol; Stars & Stripes At Half Mask
Big Timber Operation At Cumberland Head Water; Whitesburg KY
D.A.R. Rumors Indicate Fight At Convention

Tuesday, January 16, 1917
Courier-Journal
Germany Not To State Her Peace Terms
New Break In G.O.P. Looms; Old Guard’s Return To Power Says Progressives
Heiress Figure In Oil Fields; Directs Drilling Operations On Father’s Land
Father Reached Irvine At 72 Without A Dollar
Crooks Active In Fields
Lexington Herald
One Shot In Duel; Danville KY
All U.S. Diplomats To Resign March 4
303 Acres Of Elmendorf Bought By Paris KY Man;  R.K. Nichols Invest In Haggin Farm
Negro Demands Trial By Jury For Bootlegging; Paris KY

Wednesday, January 17, 1917
Courier-Journal
Oil Enriching School Funds; Eighth Of Revenue Goes Into Education Board Coffers
Drillers In Irvine Hope For Natural Gas Strike; Signs Indicate Pool
Andrew Dewey Passes Away; Nations Morn Hero’s Loss; News Flashed To U.S. Ships
“Hero of Manila Bay” Dead; Flags of American Vessels  In All Parts of World At Half Mast
Lexington Herald
U.S. Troops Will Leave Mexico In Near Future
Chicago In Its Worst Coal Famine In Its History
Self-Defense Verdict In Danville Shooting
Record Price Paid For Wheat In Scott
Beckham Is Speaker At Ohio “Dry” Fight Opening

Thursday, January 18, 1917
Courier-Journal
Bank Deposits Gain 10 Million Since New Year; Big Tobacco Crop Brings Gold In
Roads Subject of Discussion; Stewart Urges Legislative Aid For Maintenance
German Commerce Raider Sinks 15 Allied Vessels, 13 American Survivors
Ice Field Due Here Today; River Traffic Suspended out Louisville; Boots Seek Shelter
Lexington Herald
Fate of 63 Americans In Balance As 23 Ships Fall Victims of German Raider
Exploits of Atlantic Destroyer Surpass All Naval Warfare Records
$250,000,000 British Loan To Be Floated By J.P. Morgan
Three Kentucky Companies Ordered Home From Mexico

Friday, January 19, 1917
Courier-Journal
Big Centennial Celebration Here In 1918 Suggested
Acquisition of Territory By George Rogers Clark May Be Commemorated
Scores of Kentucky School Children Reported To Be Half Fed
Road Engineers Hear Stanley; Talks On Importance of Highways
Lexington Herald
Lexington Cavalry Post Is Sought, Chances Thought To Be Good
Agreement On Oil Land Assessments Fail In Irvine
Judge Ward Divides Scott County Into Three Districts
860 Acre Montgomery County Farm Sold; Largest Farm Sold In County, $158 Per Acre

Saturday, January 20, 1917
Courier-Journal
Army Begins Withdrawal From Mexico
Water Power Plant Rumors; Public Service Company Plans Blue River Dam
Highest Price Paid For Weed; Bright Leaf Brings $36 At Carlisle
Money Prizes For Winners; Transy and Centre Debate
Lexington Herald
Allies Are “Condemned” To Continue War
City County Funds Sought For Fair Sight
7 Jobs Added To Police Force
“Boo” Ireland Chosen To Head U.K. Basketball Team

Sunday, January 21, 1917
Courier-Journal
Slays Women After Quarrel; Horace Spalding Shoots Mrs. Myrtie Watson 4 Times
Americans Are Held Prisoner; Berlin To Be Addressed
Child Law Is Unfair, Claim
More Food For the Underfed
Lexington Herald
German Ships Flying U.S. Flags Is Report
20,000 Border Guardsmen Are Ordered Home From Mexico
Militiaman Is Jailed Here As Army Deserter
Stanley Decides On Probe Of UK Activity
Mass Meeting Is Urged To Get Cavalry Here

Monday, January 22, 1917
Courier-Journal
Kentucky Brothers In Duel To Death
Nude In Movies Is Under Ban of National Board
U.S. To Reduce Suicides By Poison
Negro Held On Serious Charge; Attempted Assault
Lexington Herald
Lexington Gas Pipeline Is Washed Out
Snow and Slush Washed Away; Cold Wave Due
2nd Kentucky To Come Home From Mexico Border
$100 From Iowa For Fayette Sanatorium

Tuesday, January 23, 1917
Courier-Journal
WILSON URGES ALLIANCE FOR WORLD PEACE
Favors “Universal Monroe Doctrine” In Senate Speech
1,800 Aboard Sinking Ship; Germans Release Americans
Many Cities Are Flooded; Kentucky River Rises 25 Feet in 24 Hours
Lexington Herald
U.S. Must Enter World League Of Peace, Says Wilson
New Custom Is Begun By Wilson; Spending Time With Legislatures.
All Nations Should Adopt Monroe Doctrine At End Of War
Gas Is Promised For Lexington By 11:00 Today; Workmen Toil Day & Night
Ben Ali Theater Presents “The Weaker Sex

Wednesday, January 24, 1917
Courier-Journal
Two Destroyers Sunk In North Sea Battles; British and Germans Each Lose Ships
Agreement In Insurance Row; Reduction of Property Premiums, Increase On Other Risks
British Press Give Wilson’s Speech An Unfriendly and Severe Reception
Weed Brings High Price; One Grower Gets $49 Per Hundred Pounds In Carlisle
Lexington Herald
German Torpedo Fleet Defeated In North Sea
Wilson’s Senate Speech Shocks England
“I’ll Die For My Cause” Says Jailed Woman Charged With Birth Control Propaganda
Lexington Starves, Shivers No More For Gas Is On Again
Girl, 7, On Way To Fire, Killed By Auto

Thursday, January 25, 1917
Courier-Journal
$2,500,000 Warehouse To Be Built; Fireproof Building, 36 Acres
State Department Ask Carranza To Spare Life of Catholic Preist
Large Gain In Tax On Whiskey; $24,000,000 More Paid In Year 1915
Soldiers Due Home Today
Women Cause Increase In Cigarette Sales
Lexington Herald
Murderer, After 41 Years of Solitary Confinement, Is Once More Afforded Companionship
2 Gas Pipelines To Protect Supply; Better Method In Spanning Creek
Louis Lee Haggin President of Fair Board
Birth Control Propagandist Continues Her Hunger Strike

Friday, January 26, 1917
Courier-Journal
Solider Boys Arrive Home From Mexico; 30 Want Employment
Preparation Is War Cure, Senator Root Says
England Wants Colonies Help
Lebanon Rich Man, 90, Critically Ill; Recently Gave Nephews and Nieces $140,000
Lexington Herald
Burley Tobacco In Trouble, 2nd Call For Acreage-Poundage Referendum
Americans Bombers Barred Within Five Miles Of Hanoi
Mongolian Army Turns Against Mao
McAulittIe Is Cleared In Slaying Against Wife

Saturday, January 27, 1917
Courier-Journal
Activities of Returned Kentucky Guards
Paper Prices Peril Business
Cowboys Fight With Indians; All Day Clash on Arizona Border
Mrs. Byrne Is Firm In Her Stance Not To Eat; 100 Hours
Lexington Herald
Hope of Permanent Peace Far In Future Says Roosevelt
Congress May Be Forced To Extra Session
Germans Launch Big Attack On Verdun Front
Two Injured By Run Away Team; Maddened Horses Plunge Through Front of Main Street Barber Shop

Sunday, January 28, 1917
Courier-Journal
Indict Officers In Liquor Plot; Seattle, WA
Campbell Declared Governor of Arizona By Supreme Court
Three Burn To Death, One Other Killed When Interurban Cars Collide; Cleveland
Brig. Gen Philip Reade To Address Filson Club
Lexington Herald
U.S. Troops Ordered From Mexico; Villa Prepares For Reign In Vacated Territory
Paris Citizens Against Extra Session; Expense To Great
Lexington Bible Campaign Gathers Force, Baptist Women’s Society Helps Collect $1,000,000 For New Building In Church

Monday, January 29, 1917
Courier-Journal
Employers Not Opposed To Child Labor Act
Immense Sum of Naval Bill; Limit of Cost Raised
Hundreds of Americans Held As War Prisoners?
Scream of Mystery Women Rend Night, Puzzling Police
Lexington Herald
Science Blends With Religion At Charity Meet
$55,386 Lexington Budget Raise Is Shown In Rough Draft; Salary Increases Play Large Part
Surgery Saves Man With Broken Back
Immigration Bill Voted; Wilson Refuses Because of Literacy Test

Tuesday, January 30, 1917
Courier-Journal
Employers Not Opposed To Child Labor Act
Immense Sum of Naval Bill; Limit of Cost Raised
Hundreds of Americans Held As War Prisoners?
Scream of Mystery Women Rend Night, Puzzling Police
Lexington Herald
Science Blends With Religion At Charity Meet
$55,386 Lexington Budget Raise Is Shown In Rough Draft; Salary Increases Play Large Part
Surgery Saves Man With Broken Back
Immigration Bill Voted; Wilson Refuses Because of Literacy Test

Wednesday, January 31, 1917
Courier-Journal
Peace Debate Motion Killed
Conference of Neutrals Is Sponsored By Sweden
Hit By Friend Snawder Dies; Blow With Conch Shell Horn Proves Fatal
Storm Headed Eastward Will Be Followed By Pronounced Cold Wave
Lexington Herald
60 Patrolmen Is Aim of Lexington Mayor Rogers
Kentucky Coal Miners Strike For Higher Wages
Winchester Women Struck By Motor Car
Cold Wave To Follow Rain of Today, Says Weathermen

Thursday, February 1, 1917
Courier-Journal
U.S. IS FACING SUPER CRISIS
Port of New York Sealed To All Ships
Full Employment Of All Weapons Against Enemy Course Decided Upon By Germany
World Record Tobacco Price Paid At Paris, KY; $126.00 Per 100 Pounds
Lexington Herald
GERMANY PROCLAIMS “WAR OF HORROR”
BREAK WITH UNITED STATES IS PREPARED FOR
Unrestricted U-Boat Campaign Will Be Launched Immediately To Starve England To Peace Within 60 Days
Students Carry New Enthasium in Liquor Fight; Anti-Liquor Organization
Lexington Man Buys Scott County Farm; $50 An Acre

 Friday, February 2, 1917
Courier-Journal
QUICK DECISION BY WILSON HELD SECRET
Last Warning Or An Actual Break Now Looked For
Germany Warns Against U.S. Intervention
Wild Break In Stock Market; Bethlehem Steel Hit Hardest
Higher Whiskey Tax Defeated
Lexington Herald
Immediate Break or Solemn Warning Will Be U.S. Answer To Germany Note
Neutral Vessels In Barred Zone Will Be Sunk, Is latest Warning
Neutrals Wait On U.S. Action
U.S. Ship Owners Ask Washington For Instructions
Special Session Call Is Thought Likely This Week By Governor

Saturday, February 3, 1917
Courier-Journal
CLASH WITH GERMANY A MATTER OF HOURS; ONLY QUESTION OF FORM UNDETERMINED
President Told By Senators After Dramatic Night Conference Berlin Declaration Affront To U.S. and World
Majority Declare Any Course But Immediate Rupture To Be Cowardice
Mountains of Kentucky To Be Stocked With Wild Deer; St. Louis Concern Offers 50,000 Acre Tract For Reservation
Lexington Herald
BREAKS SEEMS ONLY A MATTER OF HOURS
President & Senators In Historic Meeting
Lexington Gas Shortage Is To Continue As City Faces Zero
UK Probe Body Is Named By Governor; Engineering Schools Charged With Inefficiency and Malpractice

 Sunday, February 4, 1917
Courier-Journal
U.S. Asks Neutrals To Break With Berlin; Move To Unify Moral Forces For Peace; Housatonic Warned; Attack Within Law
Wilson Makes Final Attempt To Avoid War
Gas Fails On Blizzard; Rich and Poor Suffer Alike From Biting Cold; 1 Below 0
Coal Famine In Henderson; Miners’ Strike; Schools and Factories Close
Lexington Herald
President Seeks To Range All Neutrals With U.S. To Hasten End of War
Germanys New U-Boat Action Brings Dutch Force To Starvation
Mercury Drops To Zero Before 60 Mile Gale
McDowell To be Buried Today; Funeral Services To Be Held At Ashland Estate

Monday, February 5, 1917
Courier-Journal
BERLIN EXPECTS EARLY WAR WITH U.S.
American Law Will Protect Germans Here
Papers Treat Rupture As Grave Issue
Immigration Measure With Literacy Passed; No Reflection of Any Race
Lexington Herald
Stars & Stripes Hauled Down At Berlin Embassy
Congress Rules Legislative Preparation for Emergency
11 Kentucky Distilleries Placed At Dispersal of U.S.
Women Birth Control Advocate Gets 30 Days

 Tuesday, February 6, 1917
Courier-Journal
BERLIN EXPECTS EARLY WAR WITH U.S.
American Law Will Protect Germans Here
Papers Treat Rupture As Grave Issue
Immigration Measure With Literacy Passed; No Reflection of Any Race
Lexington Herald
Stars & Stripes Hauled Down At Berlin Embassy
Congress Rules Legislative Preparation for Emergency
11 Kentucky Distilleries Placed At Dispersal of U.S.
Women Birth Control Advocate Gets 30 Days

Wednesday, February 7, 1917
Courier-Journal
SUBMARIANES SINK 15 VESSELS IN ONE DAY
German Sea War Grows In Intensity
War Plans Considered By Cabinet
Expect No Friction Over New Alien Law
Deadlock Over State-Aid Road; Oldham County Can’t Decide Route For Oldham-Trimble Road
Lexington Herald
Entente Hopes U.S. Will Not Enter War
Army & Navy Ready For Outbreak Of Hostilities
Party Lines Gone; Big Increases Added To Measures For Defense
Georgetown Negress Is Given 3 Year Sentence For Killing Negro Preacher In Oxford Neighborhood

 Thursday, February 8, 1917
Courier-Journal
RUTHLESSNESS SHATTERS LAST PEACE HOPE
No Warning For California; Climax Is Reached In Sinking of California
Overt Act Is Likely At Any Moment Now
Proposed Tax Law Opposed; Montgomery Man Heads Organization To Fight Taxes
Lexington Herald
U.S. TREMBLES ON BRNK OF WAR; LINER IS SUNK WITHOUT WARNING
Break Is Endorsed By Senate 78 – 5 (2 Dem, 3 Rep)
House Body Authorizes $150,000,000 For Warships
Guard Increase Order Is Issued; Kentucky Total Military To Be Raised To 10,400 Men

Friday, February 9, 1917
Courier-Journal
WISLON WAITING FOR ANOTHER LUSITANIA
We Will Not Go To War On A Technicality
41 Lives Lost On California
Many Revenue Men Laid Off; Begins In Louisville; IRS Cost Cutting Measures
Lexington Herald
WILSON AWAITS DIRECT VIOLATION
Official Evidence Of Necessary Overt Act Still Lacking
Germans In U.S. Will Be Unmolested Even In Event of War
Kentucky Fiscal Courts To Form Big State Body; Construction of Roads, Beautifying of Landscape Are Plans

Saturday, February 10, 1917
Courier-Journal
WILSON TO ENFORCE RIGHTS OF THE SEA; LEAVES ISSUE OF WAR WITH GERMANY
If President Goes Before Congress Would Ask For Authority To Safeguard Americans, Not To Declare War
Wilson Appoints Native Kentuckian to Chicago Postmaster
Writ To Refuse Sunday Liquor Sales Refused; Ruling Favors Covington Saloon Keepers
Lexington Herald
WILSON SHIFTS ISSUE TO GERMANY
$731,768 City’s Expenditures; $40,840 Budget Raised Passed By Commission
Jackson County Merchants Wife Kills Women In Home Of Latter; “She Wrecked My Home”
“Revise Taxes” Urges Stanley

 Sunday, February 11, 1917
Courier-Journal
MAY REJECT BERLIN PLAN TO AVERT WAR
Preparations Being Made In United States for Eventualities
25 Americans On Ship Sunk
Jas E. Stone Dying In East; Clerk of Kentucky House and Senate For 38 Years; Famous For His Voice
Lexington Herald
Germany Seeks Way To Avoid War; U.S. Will Stand Still
Nation Unites In Tribute To Its “Savior”; Governor Stanley Principle Speaker For Lincoln Celebration; All States Represented
Probe of High Food Prices Ordered At Once By President

Monday, February 12, 1917
Courier-Journal
Abraham Lincoln Born February 12, 1809 Died April 15, 1865
Legal Holiday For First Time
Lincoln’s Birthday Being Observed Over State
Louisville Auto Show On Tonight
Lexington Herald
RELEIF FOR SHIPOWNERS IN SIGHT; MEANS TO PUT ARMS ON U.S. SHIP CONSIDERED
“Friend of the South” Abraham Lincoln Born February 12, 1809
Patriotic Note Sounded Clear At Lincoln Fete
“Dry” Supporters Deride Arguments That Abolition of Alcohol Would Hurt Finances

 Tuesday, February 13, 1917
Courier-Journal
Four Killed And 33 Injured When Engine Hits Car At Thirtieth and Broadway
Crowded Trolley Hurled 100 Feet And Demolished
Several of Those Hurt May Die
U.S. Rejects Offer Made By Germany
Lexington Herald
U.S. Rejects Germany Proposal
Locomotive Engineer, Fireman and Crossing Watch Guard Held For Manslaughter In Louisville Collison
Saloon Changes Probable Today: Saloons and Restaurants May Now Operate As One
Danville Assured Share of State Road Fund

Wednesday, February 14, 1917
Courier-Journal
Additions to Crash Death Certain To Rise
Death Claims C.P. Moorman; Bookkeeper Leaves Large Fortune
House Passes The Navel Bill; Largest Appropriations Bill In History
Negro Trusty Leaves Prison after Being Denied Parole
Lexington Herald
Extra Session On Tax Revision Convenes Today
Police Baffled In Search For Kidnapped Youth
Saloons Given Lunch Rights
Feb. 18-24 To Be National Song Week; Governor Stanley To Issue Proclamation

Thursday, February 15, 1917
Courier-Journal
Vote Fraud Vote Gets 166 Hoosiers
U.S. Citizens Held In Mexico; Negro and Three Mormons
Governor Stanley Says Outstanding Warrants Total $3,773,75.02
Dry Member Opposes Extra Tax On Liquor; Frankfort
Lexington Herald
Wilson Considers Asking For Full Power
Action May Be Taken Without Waiting For More U-Boat Reports
Three Tax Bills Introduced At Frankfort First Session
$100,000 Venture For Irvine Oil Tank
400 Kentuckians To Get Confederate Pensions

 Friday, February 16, 1917
Courier-Journal
Miss Mary Margaret K. Judge, 57 Years and Wealthy, Weds Young Chauffeur In Shelbyville
Drastic Prohibition Amendment Passed By U.S. Senate 45-11
Frankfort Starts Night Sessions; Public May Air Views On House Floor
Church Sale Causes Race Feelings; Opposition To Negro Church In Heart of Harrodsburg
Lexington Herald
AMERICAN SEAMEN RELEASED BY BERLIN
Majority Rule is Adopted To Govern House; To Expedite Work On Kentucky Tax Law
Prohibition Advances In Both Houses of Congress
Coal Shortage Causes Fear of Famine In Versailles

Saturday, February 17, 1917
Courier-Journal
Negotiations With Vienna End
U.S. Kentucky Senator Beckham “Not A Bone Dry” Man; Votes No On Prohibition
W. VA. Wants To Create New State From Four Counties
Large Crowd For Gymnastics Exhibition At Y.W.C.A.
Lexington Herald
Property Valuation In Fayette Increases $466,700 Over 1916; Total Assessment $41,710,601
Beckham Fights “Dry” Measures Senate Passes; Bill Goes To House For Early Action
Wireless Between U.S. & Samoan Islands Completed

Sunday, February 18, 1917
Courier-Journal
Atlanta Pastor, Native Kentuckian Killed By Maniac
Officer, Youth Shot By Negro; Shooter Defending His Nephew
House Passes Tax Measure; Levy on Corporations Lowered By Amendment;
Suffrage Bill Yet To Be Acted On
Lexington Herald
Wilson Plans To Have Full Power When Congress Closes Session
All Guards On Mexico Border Ordered Home At Once; Denial Related To Germans
Saddle Mare Brings Big Price at Mt. Sterling; Shedelle Sells For Four Figures
30 Entries Expected In $40,000 Thoroughbred Association Race; 60 Entries For Oaks

Monday, February 19, 1917
Courier-Journal
Four Steamers Reported Sunk; Three British One Italian
Killed After Wounding Two; Jay Branham Riddled By Pike County Posse; Postmaster Not Expected to Live
Special Tax of 20 Cents on Property; Would Raise Money For Kentucky Roads For 10 Years
Troops Guard Murray Jail; Four Negros Charged With Patrolman Killing; Mobs Form
Lexington Herald
Defense Bills Are Rushed As Session Wanes
Wilson Expected To Act Before Next Week’s End
Lives Lost In Mines in ’66 Lowest Ever; More Mined, More Miners Than Any Year
One Killed, Two Seriously Injured In Mountain Battle; Whitesburg 

Tuesday, February 20, 1917
Courier-Journal
Gen Funston Dies Suddenly In San Antonio, TX., Hotel
Death Of Famous Army Chief Shock To Nation; Acute Attack of Indigestion Cause of Death
President To Postpone Power Control Till A few Days Before Congress Adjourns
Mob Menace Seems Ending; Christian County Jurors To Decide Fate of Negro;  Soldiers on Guard
Lexington Herald
Congress Ready To Give Wilson Any Authority
Americans In Berlin Divided
Three Lexington Men Are Bankrupt
Clark Growers Marketing Hemp
Rush For Oil Land Unabated In Owen County

Wednesday, February 21, 1917
Courier-Journal
Advocates Say “Bone Dry” Bill Will Pass House; Strong Efforts Will Be Made To Amend It
Hungry Women Riot In Gotham; City Hall Stormed By Delegation Of Housewives
Thousand At Funston Rites
300 At Mardi Gras Mask Ball Given By The Elks
Lexington Herald
Women Rioters In Battle For Bread In NY; High Prices Reach Acute Stage For Foodstuffs
Demand Is Made For Action on School; Lexington’s Highlawn District
Dry Measure Up In House Today
Two Americans On Ship Sunk By Submarine

Thursday, February 22, 1917
Courier-Journal
One Killed, 9 Are Hurt In PA Food Riot
House Passes “Bone Dry” Bill, Up To Wilson
Roads To Ease Coal Shortage; Light and Power, Famine Threatens 18 Cities
James Robinson Greatest Bareback Rider and Famed Circus Performer Dies In Louisville
Lexington Herald
Bone Dry Measure Is Passed In House By 4 to 1 Majority
Paralysis of Commerce of Nation Is Forecast Unless Car Shortage Is Relieved
Wilson Soon To Ask Full Power
Family Sleeps On Floor All-Night, Sues Furniture Store
Laymen Discuss Negro Problem; Frankfort’s Morning Session Devoted To Racial Speeches

Friday, February 23, 1917
Courier-Journal
Army Passes $250,000,000 Appropriation Bill
Resolution Introduced To Delay Bone Dry Bill Till October 1
Lube Martin Guilty of First Degree Murder of Constable In Murray
Kentucky Oilmen To Address Views In Frankfort; Oppose Flat 1% Tax on Output
Lexington Herald
Women To Keep Out Of Wilson’s Inaugural Parade
Probe of Boy’s Death At Kentucky’s Feeble-Minded Institute For Children; Mother Tells Prosecutors Son’s Body Was Terribly Mutilated By Brutal Treatment
National Food Control Urged
Death Sentence Given To Negro; Murray, KY

Saturday, February 24, 1917
Courier-Journal
U.S. Trained Force of 4,000,000 Ready To Serve
Louisville Now Has “Potato Situation;” Retail Prices Soar To Ninety Cents Peck
Assert Tax On Kentucky Oil Excessive; Operators To Submit Bill Embodying Their Views
High School Boy Held; Auto Theft Is Alleged
Lexington Herald
Sweeping Probe of Food Crisis Given Impetus
Essential Legislation And Wilson Plan For Authority In Crisis Is Threatened; Filibuster By Senate Republicans
3,000,000 Oil Concern Forms In Irvin; Operator of 5 Different States Behind New Company
F.M.I. Probe To Be Demanded; Campbell County Humane Society Investigate Boys Death

Sunday, February 25, 1917
Courier-Journal
Mob Storms Big Hotel In NY Food Riots: $100,000 Appropriated To Investigate High Cost of Food
Open Hearing In Frankfort End Wednesday; Three More days For Public To Air Views
Uric Acid In Meat Clogs The Kidneys
Lexington Herald
G.O.P. Leaders Charged With Being Influenced By Munitions Makers
Fleet of Seven Dutch Steamers Sunk By U-Boats
N.Y. Hotel Is Stormed By Women; Export Food Embargo Planned; Highest Prices Hit Lexington Hard

Monday, February 26, 1917
Courier-Journal
Flames eating Big Elevator Plant
Big Elevator Fire Entails $700,000 Loss
Japan To Make War If U.S. Impugns Honor
Jealous Negro Stabs Girl Through Heart
Lexington Herald
Exports Blamed For Increases Food Prices
Christ Church Revival Opens
Men’s Bible Campaign To Be Expanded
Morgan Raider Tells A Story; Capt. Lucas Feels Fit As Old Days

Tuesday, February 27, 1917
Courier-Journal
TWO AMERICAN WOMEN LOST ON THE LACONIA; PRESIDENT PROPSES ARMED NEUTRALITY; BILL GIVING POWER AND FUNDS INTRODUCED
Wilson Not Proposing War and Seeks Authority To Safeguard Rights of People
Guns Ready Men Lacking
Louisville Man On Crew of Laconia
Lexington Herald
NY Mayor Seeks Power To Buy and Sell Food
“Overt Act” Looms Up As President Seeks Authority For Armed Neutrality
Gigangtic War Fund Is Urged
Andy Welch Is Dead In Boston; Owner of Two Racetracks

Wednesday, February 28, 1917
Courier-Journal
Opposition To Request Fades; Think Wilson Will Sure Be Given Power
Ontario Will Grant Suffrage To Women
“Dry Bill” Dies In Conference
Kentucky Bankers Want Bills Amended
Lexington Herald
Action on Laconia Sinking Waits Answer of Congress
Torpedoing Clear Cut Violation
3rd Arrest Is Made In Frankfort Post Office Robbery
Paul Miller Ford Named In Imprisonment Suit

Thursday, March 1, 1917
Courier-Journal
GERMANY, MEXICO, JAPAN FIGHTING U.S., KAISER’S PLOT
Wilson Holds Documents Which Zimmerman Signed Giving Conspiracy Details
Wilson Has Evidence Proving German Plot Against America
Douglas Park and Latonia Springs Fixture Draws Unusual Large Fields
Lexington Herald
GERMAN PLOT IS BARED
League Is proposed With Japan and Mexico To Hurl Forces On U.S. If Breach Comes
Central Milk Station Planned For Fayette
“Bone Dry” Bill Is Assured Passage

Friday, March 2, 1917
Courier-Journal
HOUSE APPROVES ARMING SHIPS; PLOT AUTHENTIC WILSON SAYS
Evidence Now Held Proves Note Genuine
“America First” Sways Congress
Sales of Tobacco Not Affected By Crisis
Lexington Herald
Congress Rallies To Cry of “America First”; House Votes To Arm Merchant Steamers
Wilson Gives Official Information On German Plot
Politics Takes On New Angle As Nation’s Peril Is Revealed By Disclosure Of German Plot

Saturday, March 3, 1917
Courier-Journal
U.S. SENATORS READY FOR WAR; SAYS BILL’S PASSAGE IS CERTAIN
Rival Students In Brick Fight; “Medics” and “Druggist” Bombard Each Other
China To Break With Germany; Japan Has Received No Proposal For Alliance
Man Loses Claim On Kentucky Zinc Mine; Dropped Out of Deal, Leases Forfeited
Lexington Herald
Wilson To Arm Ships As Soon As Power Is Bestowed; Senate Debates Far Into The Night
“Bone Dry” Bill Goes To Wilson For Signature
Alleged German Spies Are Indicted
Scott County Church Burns

Sunday, March 4, 1917
Courier-Journal
|FOUR SENATORS BLOCK VOTE ON ARMED NEUTRAILITY BILL
1,000 In Capitol For Inauguration
House Votes To Defer Dry Law; Now Effective July 1
Flags To Be In Every Room In All Louisville Schools
Lexington Herald
Warning of National Disgrace Fails To Move Neutrality Bill Opponents
Persistent Stand Threatens To Kill Wilson Measure; Small Group of Republican Progressives Block All Effort
1,000 Pour Into Washington For Wilson’s Oath of Office
Washington Ablaze In Red, White and Blue

Monday, March 5, 1917
Courier-Journal
BLOCK VOTE ON ARMING BILL AS CONGRESS ENDS; WILSON POWERLESS TO MEET U-BOAT MENANCE; NO EXTRA SESSION UNTILL SENATE REVISES RULE
Wilson Takes Oath To Rule 4 More Years
Negros Await Call To Arms; Booker T. Washington’s Nephew Talks
Railroads Aid In Developing; Letcher County Expects Great Activity
Lexington Herald
“World’s Worst Culpable Filibuster” Denies Nation Protection
Wilson’s Power Without Authority, Doubtful
Dogged Defiance of 12 Senators Kills Amend Neutrality
500 Suffragists Circle White House In Rainstorm

Tuesday, March 6, 1917
Courier-Journal
Wilson Will Call Extra Session Soon
Need Money To Welcome Boys of First Kentucky; First KY Regiment Returns Home From Mexico
U.S. Must Demonstrate Claim To Rights and Freedom of Action, Asserts Wilson At Inaugural
Sasin Captures Feature Race; Wins Over Good Field At Tijuana-Lusum Disqualified For Foul
Lexington Herald
Kentucky House Passes Resolution Condemning 12 U.S. Senators’ Filibuster
Last Message of Hope and Peace Is Sounded In Inaugural Address
Military Class Will Be Formed For Young Men of Lexington
Inaugural Parade Great Display of Americanism

Wednesday, March 7, 1917
Courier-Journal
Senators Planning Rule To Stop Filibusters
School Board Is Economizing; Attendance Reduced Due To Measles Epidemic; Forced To Refuse Isaac Shelby Playground
$225,000 Given Baptist For State Mission Work
Plan To Ban Naughty Shows; Ordinance To Govern Movies and Theaters Presented
Lexington Herald
Extra U.S. Congress Session Held To Be Certain
Wilson Seeks Way To Arm Ships On Own Responsibility
Wilson Is “Mad” Over Filibuster
U.K. Band Will Give Concert For Legislators

Thursday, March 8, 1917
Courier-Journal
Gen. Hugh L. Scott, Kentuckian, Re-Detailed As Chief of Staff
Third Kentucky Back From Mexican Border; Praise Given Men of Third; Big Crowd At Armory
Mules Plunge Through Plate Glass Windows; Hartfield Drugstore Invaded By Team; Prospect, KY
Girl On Trial For Her Life, Accused of Slaying Love Rival
Lexington Herald
Kentuckian Is Chief of Staff of Army; Major General Scott of Louisville
Prompt Action on Neutrality Issue Expected
Chicago Banking May Lend $25,000,000 To China
Paris Jailer To Start Faring; Business Fall Off, One Case in Court

Friday, March 9, 1917
Courier-Journal
SENATE ADOPTS COLTURE RULE; PRESIDENT HAS ARMING POWER
WILSON TOLD HE HAS FULL AUTHORITY
Federal Reserve Board Gives Views For Foreign Loans
Count Zeppelin Dead At 77
Lexington Herald
Count Zeppelin “Conquer of the Air” Dies In Germany
Wilson Told He Has Power To Arm Ships
Wireless Connects Germany Directly With Mexico City
Negro Women Is Held In Scott For Forging Checks

Saturday, March 10, 1917
Courier-Journal
Courier-JournalARM SHIPS, WILSON ORDERS; CALLS CONGRESS FOR APRIL 16
Danger of War Grows Larger Now
J.P. Morgan Has Applied For $2,500,000 Insurance; Largest Policy Written Under One Name
Practical Education For Children Advocated; Value of Home Garden Discussed
Lexington Herald
Wilson Orders Merchantmen Armed; Congress Called To Meet April 16
Probe of Boys Death At F.M.I. Is Probed Here
Armed Neutrality May Be Changed Into Active War
Jim Thorpe To Play With Louisville This Season

Sunday, March 11, 1917
Courier-Journal
Big Distillery Closing Down;  Legislation Is Ruining Industry
Three Men Killed When Hoisting Elevator Drops
Thousands of Jews Starving; $31,000,000 Needed; Serious Conditions In War Torn Europe
Convinced Boy Was Well Treated; Inquiry Coming To an End
Lexington Herald
Mass Meeting Will Reflect Patriotism of Lexington Today
Settlement of 8-Hour Fight Is Forecast
Government Rushes Arming of Vessels; To Shoot at Sight
Hearing On Boys Death Is Ended; No Brutal Treatment, Marks On Body Natural After Death

Monday, March 12, 1917
Courier-Journal
44 Killed, 200 Injured When Tornado Hits Indiana Towns
Bagdad Is Captured By British
Good Roads In Kentucky Add To Her Preparedness In Event of War
Negro, Defying Posse, Killed; Maysville Chief of Police, One of Five Wounded
Lexington Herald
OHIO AND INDIANA SWEPT BY TORNANDO
Local Women To Be Prepared; Lexington Chapter of National League Will Be Organized
10,000,000 Causalities Is Toll of European War
3 Miles of Streets To Be Built In Hazard

Tuesday, March 13, 1917
Courier-Journal
Goal For City: Beautiful; 12 Bodies Form Survey And Plan Committee
Peace Officer Killed While Making Arrest: Whitesburg, KY
Louisville School Given Acre of Land For Garden
Income Tax To Net Millions; Two and Half Times As Much As Last Year
Lexington Herald
Destitute Father Drops Dead When Accused Of Theft Ring; Winchester
$1,000,000 Company Formed To Operate In Irvine Oil Field
Big Real estate Deal In Scott; 98 Acre Farm & Residence; $20,000
Large Increase In Income Taxes; $300,000,000; 2 ½ Ties That of Last Year

Wednesday, March 14, 1917
Courier-Journal
Heard Louisville’s Plan For Nitrate Plant
Railroad Strike Plans Are Ratified By Leaders
Monument To Buffalo Bill Will To Be Erected On Lookout Mountain; Will Overlook Four Western States
Stage Set For Championship Basketball Game; Calumets vs. Y.M.H.A. on Louisville’s Y.M.C.A. Court
Lexington Herald
Railroad Employees Agree On Plan For Nation Wide Strike
Paris Negro Is Given $200 Fine; Convicted of Operating Dice Game
7 Versailles Negroes Fined For Gambling
Lexingtonian Pleads Guilty To Breaking Open Mail Pouch

Thursday, March 15, 1917
Courier-Journal
Firm Failure; M. Shuster & Sons Kept No Books Is Testimony; Creditors Seek To Recover Recent Shipments; Judge Threatens Jail
Railroad Brotherhoods Asked To Make No Rash Move
$17,400,000,000 Spent By France In Battle So Far
Girl Free of Charge Murdering Rival; Elizabethtown
Lexington Herald
U-Boat Crew Boards Ships and Blows It Up With Bombs
Germany Quits Talks of Peace
Rail Brotherhoods Urged To Refrain From Any Rash Movement During Present National Crisis
Boy Scouts To Take No Part In Military Operations

Friday, March 16, 1917
Courier-Journal
CZAR GIVES UP THRONE
BIG RAIL STRIKE CALLED; Starting Saturday Union Men Will All Be Out
Third of All Railroads Owned By Governments
Grumpy Is First By Head Over Thornhill At Hot Springs
Lexington Herald
CZAR ABDICATES BEFORE CRY OF PEOPLE; EMPEROR’S BROHER IS NAMED BY REVOLUTIONISTS; BROTHER ONCE BANISHED RETURNS TO LEAD NEW GOVERNMENT
“Progressive” Rail Strike Is Called; Food Here To Last 30 Days
Father Admits Guilt On White Slave Charge; Frankfort

Saturday, March 17, 1917
Courier-Journal
RUSSIAN REGENT ABDICATES
STRIKE MEDIATORS MEETING
Ohio Creeping into Shippingport Homes and Those of the Central River Front of Louisville
Old Romanoff Dynasty Ends
Big Moonshine Outfit Raided; London, KY
Lexington Herald
MEDIATORS APPEAL TO BROTHERHOODS; Walkouts Begin Here Sunday
TRIPLE ABDICATION BRINGS ROMANOFF DYNASTY TO AN END; Order Arises From Chaos At Birth of “Liberated Russia”
Irish To Have Dinner Tonight; Birth of St. Patrick To Be Celebrated At Phoenix Hotel

Sunday, March 18, 1917
Courier-Journal
RAIL STRIKE POSTPONED; SETTLEMENT IS EXPECTED
Unions Have Won Complete Victory
America Depends Wholly On Nitrate form Chile; Experts Urge Establishment of Plant Here
Don’t Forget Babies Here, Is Plea Milk Fund Makes
Lexington Herald
RAIL STRIKE IS BELIEVED AVERTED
Governor Stanley Springs 2nd Surprise At Irish Dinner With “Personal Liberty” Speech; 1st Surprise A Dry Affiar
Kappa Sigma Champion of Fraternity Basketball League
Clark County Hospital Open

Monday, March 19, 1917
Courier-Journal
THREE AMERICAN SHIPS SUNK
RAILROAD STRIKE IS OFF
Hour At Hand For War, U.S. Capital View
Decision On 8 Hour Law Is Awaited
Lexington Herald
THREE AMERICAN SHIPS SUNK; WAR HELD CERTAIN
RAIL STRIKE IS OFF; Railroads Authorize Mediators To Meet Demands of Employees
Unarmed Merchantmen Ruthlessly Destroyed; Americans May Be Lost

Tuesday, March 20, 1917
Courier-Journal
NAVY TO COMBAT U-BOATS
Adamson Law Held Valid By Close Margin; U.S. Supreme Court Sustains 8 Hour Day by 5-4 Vote
Kentucky Distillery Company Sues U.S. For Recovery Of Unjustified Whiskey Tax; $43,000
Four Lots Offered For Community Gardens
Lexington Herald
Wilson Expected To Announce State of War Exists Within the Next 48 Hours
Patriotism Moves Rail Heads To Yeild Terms As U.S. Court Upholds Adamson 8-Hour Law
Crowd At Mt. Sterling Court Day Sales
17 Shares of Georgetown Company Sold At Public Auction

Wednesday, March 21, 1917
Courier-Journal
CABINET FAVORS STATE OF WAR
Congress To Assemble At Once
Pupils At Foster Jail School Hand Defeat To Optimists At Spelling Bee
$100,000 Paid For Office Building In Anchorage
Lexington Herald
CONGRESS CALL EXPECTED TODAY
Notables of Nation Urge U.S. To Act
Mt. Sterling/Flemingsburg Bridge Bombed; Toll Road Opposed
Horses Begin Spring Training at Kentucky Association Track

Thursday, March 22, 1917
Courier-Journal

CONGRESS CALLED TO MEET WAR THREAT
Germany May Make Hostile Move Soon
President Given Full Power To Act
War Plans Of U.S.  Included Overseas Army of 500,000
First Librarian of Louisville Is Dead
Lexington Herald
RAPID ORGANIZATION OF ARMY AND NAVY PLANNED
Extra Session To Declare State of War With Germany
U of K Cadets Will Prepare For U.S. Army
Negro Is Given Life Sentence; Habitual Offender

Friday, March 23, 1917
Courier-Journal
U.S. STEAMER SUNK WITHOUT WARNING AND 20 MEN PERISH
Madison Square Garden Packed With Patriots; “Enter” War Is Chant
Water Rate Increase Granted
Derby Horses Given Works At Local Courses
Lexington Herald
U.S. To Reject Neutral Mediation
U.S. Ship Sunk; Twenty Drown
Three Guilty of Bootlegging; 144 Bottles Found In Georgetown; Negros Convicted
U of K and Georgetown College To Debate Tonight

Saturday, March 24, 1917
Courier-Journal

CYCLONE HITS NEW ALBANY; KNOWN DEAD 46; 200 INJURED
Tragedy, Heroism and Destitute In Wake of Storm
Roar Welcome To Guardsmen Stationed in Texas; Parade This Afternoon
Bell Hops and Elevator Boys At Tyler Walkout
Lexington Herald
WAR TO UTTERMOST IS U.S.DECISION
80 KILLED IN NEW ALBANY STORM
All Branches of Government and Every Phase of Nation’s Activates Join In Preparation
Credit To Be Given To High School Boys For Garden Work

Sunday, March 25, 1917
Courier-Journal
Whole Nation Tenders New Albany Aid; 33 Are Dead, 10 Near Death and 8 Missing
Louisville Extends Helping Hand To New Albany; 16,494 Raised For Sufferers
Convicts Help In Relief Work
Scouts Can Muster A Force of 600,000; Organization Head Says Boys Are Ready
Lexington Herald
Death List In New Albany Storm Set at 37
Lexington Auto Show Will Open Wednesday
Young Married Couple’s Buggy Overturns As Swollen Creek Is Crossed

Monday, March 26, 1917
Courier-Journal
FULL STRENGHT NAVY; NEW ARMY DISTRICTS AND CALL TO 14 NATIONAL GUARD REGIMENTS ORDERED BY PRESIDENT TO GAIN WAR FOOTING
Aid Pouring In Upon City Across River; Louisville Expected To Raise $50,000
Lexington Herald
Navy Volunteers Called By U.S.
$15,000 Church Will Be Built; Ashland Avenue Baptist
Manager Chosen For Milk Depot
Kentucky National Egg Laying Contest To Break More Than One World Record

Tuesday, March 27, 1917
Courier-Journal
Stricken City Grateful For Louisville’s Response
Germany Will Let U.S. Consulates Leave
Louisville Struck By Cyclone 27 Years Ago Today; 100 Persons Perish
Good Prices For Weed Continue At Maysville
Lexington Herald
U.S. House Controlled By Democrats Held Assured
Peace Demanded By Socialist
Night Watchman Hoovers Over Champion Pullet Fearing Midnight Egg
15,000 New Citizens Salute Flag In Porto Rican Fete

Wednesday, March 28, 1917
Courier-Journal
Nation’s Preparedness Board and New War Map
Congress To Authorize Use of Force and Grant Credit
31 Killed On Hospital Ship
Louisville Plans World Tobacco Center
Lexington Herald
Oil Is Hunted On Land Leased Near Lexington
Auto Show To Start Today
Government Warns Against Waste of Crops
Naval Recruit Station To Be Held Here About April 15

Thursday, March 29, 1917
Courier-Journal

4 Young Kentuckians To Receive Diplomas From Naval Academy To-Day
Reserve Banks Give U.S. Loan; 50,000,000, 1% Interest
England To Give Women Ballot Soon
Frankfort Reduces Taxes On Livestock; 1 Cent n $100
Lexington Herald
Will Avoid Declaration of War As Long As Possible
Hen #707 Lady Walnut Hill; World Champion Layer of Eggs, 83 Consecutive Days
Officer Tucker Put On Trial At City Hall; Conduct Unbecoming An Officer

Friday, March 30, 1917
Courier-Journal
Germany To Continue Sea Campaign; Seeks To Blame War On America
Louisville Chapter of Red Cross Formed
Proposed Coal and Racetrack Tax Proposed
1916 Record Year For Strikes In America
Lexington Herald
America Can Raise Army of 700,000  Men At Once
Great Flocks of Mines Found Off Irish Coast
200,000 Worth of Autos Shown In Lexington
1,200 Acres of Elmendorf Sold

Saturday, March 31, 1917
Courier-Journal

WILSON WILL ASK CONGRESS TO TAKE STEPS THAT MARK ENTRY OF AMERICA IN WAR
Forty American Seamen Are Prisoners of War In Germany
Fire Deputy Says Louisville’s Building Are Fire Traps; Many on Walnut St Ordered Razed 
Governor Calls Aid For Recruiting; Technical Recruits Will Not See Trenches
Lexington Herald
85th Consecutive Egg Laid By Lady Walnut Hill; Hen Wonder of the World
Want Census Taken of Kentucky Men Military Age
Company C of Lexington Is Ordered Into Service
Army of A Million Men Will Likely Be Raised At Once

Sunday, April 1, 1917
Courier-Journal
Moscow May Be New Capital of Russia
Ready To Raise Great Army; Order Chasers, Pick Bases; Fleet Commander Is Named
Louisvillian on Torpedoed Ship
License Fees Show Increase; Patrolman Hero; Saves Blind Man and Legless Man
Lexington Herald
War Sentiment Sweeps From Coast to Coast As Congress Gather
Republican To Make Fight For House Control
$80,000 Hotel To Be Built Here; N. Limestone and Barr
Gov. Stanley Ask For KY Papers Not To Publish Information on KY National Guard Movements

Monday, April 2, 1917
Courier-Journal
Victory This Year Is Goal of Germany
War Move By Congress Sure; Pacifists and Patriots Gather
Declare War At Once Declares Roosevelt
Chicken Thieves Active In The Area of Glenview
Lexington Herald
Devastation Behind Starving German Army Shows Reversion To Barbarity
Billy Sunday Ready To Fight Devil In New York But may Turn Big Tabernacle Into Recruiting Station

Tuesday, April 3, 1917
Courier-Journal
WILSON ASKS STATE OF WAR TO BE DECLARED;
WANTS ARMY OF 50,000; CREDIT FOR ALLIES
URGES USE OF ALL POWER AND RESOURCES
FIRST ARMED U.S. SHIP SUNK; 28 MEN MISSING
Kentucky Delegation As One Man Behind President Wilson In Crisis
Lexington Herald
STATE OF WAR IS ASKED BY PRESIDENT; CONGRESS CERTAIN TO MAKE DECLARATION
FULL POWER OF NATION WILL BE HURLED ON FOE
JOINT RESOLUTIN INTRODUCED IN BOTH HOUSES
Cold Reception For Pacifist
Raise Food Kentucky Farmers Urged

Wednesday, April 4, 1917
Courier-Journal
QUICK RECOGNITION OF WAR STATUS IS CERTAIN; PLANS FOR QUIC HOSTILITY ARE RUSHED
WILL RAISE THREE BILLIONS BY DIRECT TAXES
Prominent Louisville Men Now Enlisted In Navy
Five Louisville Boys Enlist In U.S. Navy
Negro Elevator Boy Is Crushed Between Floors
Lexington Herald
GERMANY BALKS AT WAR AGAINST AMERICA; CONGRESS ACTION IS PROMISED LATE TODAY
New War Inventions By Edison Expected In France
Every UK Student Will Be Required To Learn The Star Spangled Banner
4,000 Lexington Men Here Able and Ready To Answer Call When War Comes

Thursday, April 5, 1917
Courier-Journal
Senate Votes State of War

Only Six Senators Oppose Giving President Power To Use Entire Resources In Conflict
Lexington Herald
Senate Votes War
U.S. Strikes Death Blow To Excessive War Profits

Friday, April 6, 1917
Courier-Journal
UNITED STATES ENTERS WAR AGAINST GERMANY
HOUSE AFFIRMS PRESIDENT’S STAND 353 TO 50
QUADRUPLE NAVY STRENGHT; ARMY PLAN PUBLIC
WAR BUDGET PASSES 3 BILLION MARK
Lexington Herald
AMERICA AT WAR
HOUSE PASSES RESOLUTION BY 353 TO 50 VOTE
CONGRESS ASKED FOR HUGE TO SUM TO FINANCE WAR
Fire Destroys Capitol Hotel at Frankfort

Saturday, April 7, 1917
Courier-Journal
WILSON SIGNS FORMAL WAR DECLARATION
;
ORDERS COMPLETE MOBILZATION OF NAVY
First Year’s War Cost To U.S. May Be Five Billions
Plan To Build Modern Motel
Lexington Herald
WAR PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY PRESIDENT
MOBILAZATION OF SEA FORCES ARE ORDERED
60 Germans Jailed Without Bail For Plots; Act Not Invoked Since 1812

Sunday, April 8, 1917
Courier-Journal
CUBA DECLARES WAR AGAINST GERMANY
U.S. PLANS BOND ISSUE OF 5 BILLIONS
Great Loan To Be Made To Entente; 2-3 Billion
Infant Nation Takes Course of Protector
Lexington Heral
Huge Loan To Be Made At Once
Quick Action on Army Bill Sought
Grocers Will Help Country
Naval Recruit Offices Open In Fayette National Bank Building

Monday, April 9, 1917
Courier-Journal
Taxes To Pay For Half of War Bill For 1917
Congress This Week Will Be asked To Provide $6,750,000,000
Snow Halts Louisville Easter Parade
Lexington Herald
Huge Loan To Be Made At Once
Quick Action On Army Bill Sought
2,000,000,000 For U.S.; Aid For Entente Allies Will Be Determined Later

Tuesday, April 10, 1917
Courier-Journal
WILSON SAYS DRAFT PLAN NATIONS SAFETY;
WAR WITH AUSTRIA NOW TO BE CERTAIN
Gov. Stanley Host 2,000 For Egg Hunt on Mansion Lawns
Frankfort Wants To License Racing and Soft Drinks
Lexington Herald
THOUSANDS OF GERMANS TAKEN PRISONERS
WAR EXPECTED WITH THE AUSTRIA-HUNGARY AS AFTERMATH OF BREAK
Wilson Pleads For Draft In Raising Army
Three Tax Bills Before House; Gas, Cigars, Soft Drinks Affected; Frankfort

Wednesday, April 11, 1917
Courier-Journal
Munitions Ship Bound For Mexico Taken
Men Not Qualified For Active Service May Be Mobilized For Work On Farms In Food Crisis
5 Cent Tax On Whiskey Voted In Frankfort; Measure Expected To Yield 1.5 Million Annually
Lexington Herald
Britain’s’ Triumphant Drive Goes Unchecked
Immediate Food Control Urged
11,000 Prisoners Are Taken In Two Days of Fierce Fighting
Three Tax Bills Before House; Gas, Cigars, Soft Drinks Affected; Frankfort

Thursday, April 12, 1917
Courier-Journal
ALLIED WAR COUNCIL WILL BE HELD IN U.S.
War Revenue Bill To Be Passed By Saturday
Confederate Veteran Found On Bathroom Floor
Louisville Owned Pullet Starts Second Cycle; Lady Walnut Hill World Record Holder
Lexington Herald
War Council To Be Held In Washington
War Tax Bill To Be Passed Quickly; $7,000,000,000 Measure
Pepper Distillery Halts Work To Lend Aid To Country; Producing Munitions
Georgetown College Offers Its Services; Military Training Camp

Friday, April 13, 1917
Courier-Journal
Wearied of War, Moves For Peace Are Advanced By Austria and Bulgaria
Higher Whiskey Tax Considered; Washington
Lady Walnut Hill Lays Second Egg Of New Cycle
Col “Jim” Stone, Well Known Kentuckian Dies In Brooklyn
Lexington Herald
Austria-Hungary & Bulgaria Seek Peace
2nd & 3rd Kentucky Regiments Are Ordered Into Federal Service
Track Tax Bill Passed; Lexington Racing Course Escapes Extreme License
Two Bath County Residents Wounded In Pistol Duel

Saturday, April 14, 1917
Courier-Journal
Sure To Pass War Revenue of 7 Billions
British Seize 6 Villages As They Shatter German Defenses On 21-Mile Front
Washington Favors Closing Distilleries
George Rogers Clark School Piano Paid For
Lexington Herald
Elmendorf Is For Sale
Patriotism To Be Attested Here Tonight; Monster, Open Air Mass Cheapside Meeting Begins At 7:30
Detained Aliens To Be Placed On Farms
House Tax Coal Bill Tax: Frankfort

Sunday, April 15, 1917
Courier-Journal
No Dissenting Vote On War Revenue Bill
100,000 Men By May 31 Recruiting Aim Set
Publicity Will Be Controlled
Patriotism To Be Inculcated
Lexington Herald
15,000 Shout Their Love For Freedom In Monster Cheapside Meeting; Governor Leads Lexington Willingness To Fight
Pencil Sales Raise Fund For School Flags
Activity Increase In Hazard Coal Fields

Monday, April 16, 1917
Courier-Journal
Big Tax Plan Suggested To Congress
Germans Launch Great Attack To Stop Foe, But Fail
Millions For Jewish Relief
More Food, Less Tobacco; Nicholas County Takes Steps
Lexington Herald
Kentuckian Is In Line For Job As U.S. Food Dictator
Wastefulness & Extravagance Rebuked By President
War Duties To Every Man, Women and Child
Clark Negros Pledge Faith

Tuesday, April 17, 1917
Courier-Journal
FRENCH CAPTURE 10,000 ON 25-MILE FRONT
SUPREME MILITARY TEST OF WAR AT HAND
Draft System Gets Setback In Committee
Encourage Students To Till Land
Lexington Herald
Battle Cruiser Will Be Named For Lexington
Local Army Recruit Record Broken
German Causalities 54,803 In March; 4,180,966 For War
Montgomery Court Days Attracts Large Crowd

Wednesday, April 18, 1917
Courier-Journal
FRENCH MAKE GAINS ON 17-MILE FRONT
Senate Passes War Finance Bill; 7,000,000,000
Fight On Tax On Racing; 1,000 Daily Tax
Flags Ordered Display On All Public Parts
Lexington Herald
Mighty French Drive Sweeps Onward
Senate Passes War Bond Bill In Record Time
Noted Orator Stirs Negroes
Lexington Will Help Orphans; Local Branch of Fatherless Children of France Formed

Thursday, April 19, 1917
Courier-Journal
French Take 17,000 Unwounded Captives
Wilson Holds To Draft Plan Tenaciously
Houston Makes Appeal To Kentucky Farmers To Raise Corn
Several Hundred Students To Quit Books For Farms
Lexington Herald
Germans Lay Down Arms and Give Up; 17,000 Taken In 3 Days
Land Suddenly Withdraws From Sheriff’s Race; Persistent Rumors Individual Gratification Is Reason Enough
Two –Thirds of Lexington Homes To Have Gardens This Year Scouts Find

Friday, April 20, 1917
Courier-Journal
New President General of D.A.R.; Mrs. George Thacher
Flour Sugar Are Sky High
Prohibition Is Put Aside By House Caucus
Businesses Are Helped By War
Lexington Herald
Steps Taken To Avert Vice Evils As Soldiers Mobilize In Lexington
Food Control Will Be Asked; Washington
Farmers Ready To Co-operate
Half of U.K. Students Will Serve Country

Saturday, April 21, 1917
Courier-Journal
First Allied War Ship To Reach American Port
Food Plans Up To Congress; Power To Fix Prices In Emergency Asked
Senate Favors Curb On Press
Kentucky War Council To Be Named; 50 Prominent Kentuckians Attend
Lexington Herald
Federal Control of U.S. Food Supply Is Urged
Senate Favors Press Censor
Tax on Lower Incomes Is Urged In Committee; Washington
Soldiers Will Begin Pouring Into Lexington Today

Sunday, April 22, 1917
Courier-Journal
British Convoys Land Safely and Go To Washington For The Most Vital Conference In History of U.S.
Enormous Food Waste In City; $1,000,000 Annually Cast Into Garbage Cans
Coal Tax Bill Dies In Senate; Frankfort
Lexington Herald
Farmers Plan To Answer Call For More Food
Guardians of the East Coast Build Trenches, Ready For Action
Forest Fires Spread In Cumberland Mountains
Kentucky Dentist Offer Wilson Support

Monday, April 23, 1917
Courier-Journal
Washington Give British Its Greeting; Closest Guard In History of Capitol By Police and Secret Service; Flags of Allies Fly With Stars and Stripes Everywhere
Two Hospital Vessels Sunk and 75 Drown
Governor Stanley Asks Co-Operation of Ministers; Wants Announcement From Pulpits As To War Duties Next Sunday
Lexington Herald
U-Boat Sinks Two Hospital Ships; Germans and Wounded British Lost, Big Battle On
National Crisis Discussed In Many Pulpits Yesterday
40,000 American Flags Wave On Paris Streets, Beginning Celebration Honoring U.S.
Turkey Theft Charge Holds Two; Winchester

Tuesday, April 24, 1917
Courier-Journal
SWIFT ADVANCE AT ARRAS, LONDON’S CLAIM, BERLIN SAYS BRITISH ASSULT IS BROKEN
Stimulating Recruiting; New Seaman Ready
Many Speakers Favor Draft
Higher Qualifications Laid For Teachers; Shelbyville
Lexington Herald
Saloon Census of Lexington Totals 721 A Cry For More Laborers Comes From Farms
460 Soldiers In Camp Here Now;  Lansig Farm Turned Into Tent City
British Sweep Onward Take 1,200 Prisoners
Funeral Today For Confederate Veteran; Frankfort

Wednesday, April 25, 1917
Courier-Journal
Arrival of British War Party In Capitol
Britain Gets $200,000,000
Liquor, Oil and Corporation Taxes To Yield $1,000,000; Frankfort
Louisville Plans Gardens At All Schools; Mrs. Yunker Named Director
Lexington Herald
Battle To Wipe Out Lexington Loafers Is In Full Swing
Battle 15,000 Feet In Air, 40 German Planes Destroyed
First War Loan To Be Made Today To Meet Financial Pressure In England
2 Killed; 4 Wounded In Daylight Pistol Battle; Hazard

Thursday, April 26, 1917
Courier-Journal
America’s First Gun Seeks Submarine Germans Killed By Thousands In France
All Troops In Lexington For Mobilization; 11 State Guard Troops Now At Camp
Battles-Scarred Ranks of Loafer Army Thin Before Fierce Drive of Police
“More Food Less Waste” Slogan Urged As Farmers Call Meeting
Lexington Herald
U.S. STEAMER SINKS U-BOAT
Draft Call Is Sounded By Sherley; President’s Bill Passed House, Credit Given To Speech by Great Kentuckian
New Era Seen For Kentucky; Tax Reform Secretary Lauds Legislature’s Work; Old System Was Ruinous

Friday, April 27, 1917
Courier-Journal
Draft System Sure To Pass In Army Bill
Half Billion Loans Monthly To Allies
Battle against Loafers Is Won; Lexington Girls To Give Impetus
Greater Sayre Campaign Is On; New Gymnasium
Lexington Herald
$500,000,000 Monthly For Allies Needed; Plans Call For Purchase of Food Munitions and Other Goods Here
Britain’s Food Crisis Serious
Coal and iron To Move First On U.S. Roads
Gay Celebration Is Staged By Rotarians; Seelbach Hotel Annual Ladies Night

Saturday, April 28, 1917
Courier-Journal
Passage of Big Army Measure Assured; Organization Is Rushed
“Kentucky Is Failing Miserably,” Declares Naval Recruit Officer
Bankers Pledge Aid In Food Production; Lexington
Cream of Turf In Lexington To Inaugurate 1917 Season Over Historic Association Course
Lexington Herald
Both Houses Vote To-Day Upon “Draft”
France and Italy To Get Loans; $2,000,000-$3,000,000 For Both Nations
Auto License Law Is Upheld; Constitutionally Attacked In Boyle Court

Sunday, April 29, 1917
Courier-Journal
DRAFT BILL PASSES BOTH HOUSES BY BIG MAJORITIES; Age Limit Offers Hardest Problem For Congress
Senate Forbids Sale of Liquor To Soldiers
Huge Crowd and Thrilling Sport Win Over Rain; Kentucky Association Track; Derby Candidates Make Fine Showing
Lexington Herald
BOTH HOUSE AND SENATE PASS SELECTIVE DRAFT BILL BY OVERWHELMING MAJORITIES
Volunteer Proposal Is Voted Down; House 327-24, Senate 81-8
Danville Man Is K.E.A. Head; Kentucky Educational Association

Monday, April 30, 1917
Courier-Journal
Draft Bill To Be Perfected
Homage Is Paid To Washington; Flag of Three Nations Fly Over His Tomb
Heeding Call Of Red Cross; Men And Women Throughout Louisville Responding; Pulpit Pleas Win Hundreds of Recruits
Lexington Herald
American Aviators Win Battles In The Clouds
General Franklin Bell Is Visitor In Lexington
Soldiers Camp At Winchester
Farmer Killed; Mob Violence Threatened

Tuesday, May 1, 1917
Courier-Journal
President Will Decide When To Send Men
Ship Torpedoed, Many Men Lost
Kentucky Falls Behind In Army Enlistment
Queer Weather Was Here On Last Day of April
Lexington Herald
Pimlico Stables and Fourteen Horses Burn; Incendiarism Suspected
Two Long Shots Score At Kentucky Association Track
Belgium Will Get $150,000,000 Loan
$1,500,000,000 May Be Raised By Direct Tax

Wednesday, May 2, 1917
Courier-Journal
U.S. Force To Be Sent To France
Germany To Offer Peace On Thursday
France Germany to Receive Big Loans; $100,000,000 Each
Suffrage Association Will Elect Saturday; Louisville
Lexington Herald
U.S. OFFICERS TO SEND TROOPS AT ONCE; GERMANY TO PROPOSE PEACE THURSDAY
House Will Pass $2,827,653,653 Appropriation Bill
Men Needed To Complete Kentucky Quota At Officers’ Training Camp
3 Long Shots Eat Up KY. Assoc. Track

Thursday, May 3, 1917
Courier-Journal
$200,000,000 Liberty Loan Opened; Bonds Range to Be In Reached By All
U-Boat Sinks U.S. Steamer Rockingham
Railroad Company Offers All Its Free Land To Grow Food In Louisville Along Track Line
Lexington Herald
German Recognizes U.S. As New Enemy
Great Destruction of Ships Threatens Existence of Great Britain, France; Menaces America
Bloody Hatchet Clue To Murder of Negro; Louisville

Friday, May 4, 1917
Courier-Journal
First French Fighters To Parade In U.S. Since Revolutionary War
Dan Shay Kills Negro In Hotel; Manager Of Milwaukee Ball Team
Woman Patriot Takes Job As Flagman
City Offices To Be Closed At Noon On Derby Day
Lexington Herald
Farmers Lending and Giving Seed To Each Other To Increase Food Crops
Bills Seek To Control Food
Withering Fire Wins Oaks At Over 50-1
Form Players Have Bad Day With Only One Favorite Winning

Saturday, May 5, 1917
Courier-Journal
Russian Government Wins Out After Clash and Demonstration in Capitol
Red Cross Needs 2,600 To Reach Aim
Women Begin Active Service
Tax Collection Breaks Record; Louisville
Lexington Herald
Oil Operators Have Big Day In Central Kentucky
Internal Revenue Collections Set Record In Collections
2,000 Acres Of Elmendorf Sold
John E. Madden Gets Big Farms on Paris and Russell Cave Pike

Sunday, May 6, 1917
Lexington Herald
Fayette Food Acreage Gains Forty Percent
University of Kentucky May Close At Once; 389 Students Leave
All Resources of Lexington Mobilized for Service At End of Month’s War Activity
Colonel Vennie Wins Handicap; Governor In Attendance; KY. Assoc. Track

Monday, May 7, 1917
Lexington Herald
Noted Mountain Educator Resigns Oneida Presidency; President J.A. Burns
Fighting Line Is Turned Into A Line Of Dead
War News Questioned
Famous Jockey On Death Bed; Arthur Redfern, One of the Best
Dance Held To Honor New Army Recruits

Tuesday, May 8, 1917
Courier-Journal

America’s Greeting to The New Russian Democracy
Big Force of Engineers Go To France
Hog Raising In City Limits Now Permitted
Noted Trainer Arrives For Final Touches For Derby
Lexington Herald
Women Gardeners Learn How To Prepare Garden In First Lesson
Mines Hit Hard By Recruiting; Hazard Operators Call Congressmen For Relief
HoneyDew Wins Hinata Stakes
Derby Candidates To Been In Trails Today

Wednesday, May 9, 1917
Courier-Journal
U.S. Seeks Billion To Build Merchant Fleet To Overcome U-Boat Peril
Women Who Drank Wood Alcohol Dies
Desecrating Flag Charge Made Against Two Negroes
Miller Derby Candidate Runs Impressive Race
Lexington Herald
U.S. Must Turn To Corn Bread; Wheat Crop Falls Short
$5,000 Starts Public Fund To Build Fayette Tuberculosis Sanatorium As Ravage Facing U.S.
Bill Would Tax All Incomes of $2,000 And Over
Terrible Price Is Paid As Germans Retake Fresno
Prosperity Shown By Banks Unequalled In States History

Thursday, May 10, 1917
Courier-Journal
U.S. Steamer Fires 6 Shots at U-Boat
War Places A $33 Tax On Each Citizen; Measure Will Have Effect On Every American Home
Only 24 English Ships Sunk During Past Week; Decrease In U-Boat Activity
Derby Programme Marked By Patriotic Features
Lexington Herald
WAR TAX TO TAKE TOLL ON EVERY HOME
$50-$100,000 Range In Bonds
Escoba Winner Of Idle Hour
Race Program Planned For Montgomery Fair

Friday, May 11, 1917
Lexington Herald

Entente Forces Aggressors In Extended Fighting Along The Macedonia Front
21-30 Draft Age Agreed Upon
Stage Set For Big Celebration; Parade Will Feature Patriotic Celebration
Rapid Progression of Telephone Is Related By Southern Bell President

Saturday, May 12, 1917
Lexington Herald
12 Starters and Fast Track Are Expected In Derby Today; Lexington Will Back Ticket
City Is Deserted As Hundreds Flock To Louisville For Annual Classic
Desperate Attacks By Germans Hurled Back With Heavy Losses
Free Postage For Soldiers

Sunday, May 13, 1917
Lexington Herald
40,000 Breathless As Omar Khayyam Comes From Rear and Wins
Wildest Day In Chicago Market’s History Tells of World’s Cry For Bread
Miss Laura Clay Sounds Keynote at Suffrage Meet
Commencement Day Is Moved Up; War Responsible; Departure of Large Percent of Student Body

Monday, May 14, 1917
Lexington Herald
Full Calendar of War Bills Before House
Fight To Hold Bullecourt Is Still Going On
30,000,000 Join Move To Raise Gardens In U.S.
1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Auto Crash; Winchester
13,000,000 Dozen Eggs Spoiled Every Year In U.S.

Tuesday, May 15, 1917
Lexington Herald
Russia Blast Hopes For An Early Victory; Washington Alarmed
Speculation In Grain Futures May Be Stopped
Third Installment of $25,000,000 Is Received By England From America
Food Supply To Be Taxed When Troops Arrive In Lexington

Wednesday, May 16, 1917
Lexington Herald
GERMAN SOCIALIST CLAMOR FOR REPUBLIC
RUSSIA TRIUMPHS OVER TEUTON INTRIQUE
Wilson Urges Speed On Food Control Bills
Mayor Appoints Negro Inspector of Lexington Gardens

Thursday, May 17, 1917
Lexington Herald
U.S. DESTROYERS JOIN BRITISH FLEET
$100,000 Is Loaned Russia By Washington
UK Summer School Is Called Off By Board
Food Hording Is Denounced At Church Service
Stakes For Saddle Horses At Local Fair; Lexington

Friday, May 18, 1917
Lexington Herald
Russ Army Unites For Vigorous Warfare
German Troops Routed From Bullecourt
Relief In Coal Famine Distant, Agree Dealers
Baptist Deny Women Right To Convention
Clark County High Students Honor Seniors; “Packy Party Given”

Saturday, May 19, 1917
Lexington Herald
AMERICAN TROOPS ORDERED TO FRANCE
Registration of 10,000,000 Men Between Ages 21-30 Will Begin on June 5
Kentucky National Guard Troops To Be Called In Federal Service On August 5
Pari-Mutuels Barred At State Fair
Two Arrested On Auto Speed Law

Sunday, May 20, 1917
Lexington Herald
U.S. Army, Navy and Marines Prepare To Strike For Liberty
Russia makes Ready For Great Offensive
$11,000,000 Deal Is Closed In Estill Field; Standard Oil Buys Holdings
Garden Planted By County School Pupils Swells To 12 Acres

Monday, May 21, 1917
Lexington Herald
Fire Wrecks $500,000 Loss; Downtown Lexington
Negro Dragged From Jail and Lynched For Attack on Watchman
6,795 Lexington Men Subject To War Draft
Women Hurt As Street Car Jumps Track

Tuesday, May 22, 1917
Lexington Herald
Two U.S. Nurses Bound For War Zone Killed During Target Practice On Ship
Teachers Pinch Selves To Buy U.S. Bonds
Fire Traps In Lexington Will Be Demolished
Bone Taken From Leg of Boy Planted In Spine
Beef Climbs To A $1.00 Per Pound In Paris Market

Wednesday, May 23, 1917
Lexington Herald
Wilson Stands Pat on Demand For Press Gag
Effort To Be Made To Widen Church Street
Lexington Furnishing Few Men For Navy
Many Workmen Are Claimed By Tuberculosis
Giants Lose First Place To Quakers

Thursday, May 24, 1917
Lexington Herald

$1,800,000,000 War Revenue Bill Passes House
U.S. Condemns Peace Meeting At Stockholm
Austria Is Reported Seeking Peace At Instigation of Pope Benedict
$20,000 Oil Firm Incorporated In Winchester; Many Wildcat Wells Planned In KY

Friday, May 25, 1917
Lexington Herald

ITALIANS WITHIN TEN MILES OF THIESTE
Bars Are Given Orders To Deny Soldiers Liquor
Modified Press Censorship Is Held Certain
School Garden At Winchester Now Assured
Midway High School Finals Begin Sunday

Saturday, May 26, 1917
Lexington Herald

Prepare For 2-5 Years of War; Hoover
First American Fighting Corps Goes To Front
Bourbon Will Supply 70 Men At First Call
E.H. Taylor, Jr. Purchases $200,000 of Liberty Bonds

Sunday, May 27, 1917
Lexington Herald

Women, Babies Die By Scores In Air Attack
22,419 Captured By Italians In New Offensive
$2,000,000 Oil Firm Locates In Winchester
New Band To Appear At Blue Grass Park Opening

Monday, May 28, 1917
Lexington Herald

TORNADO WREAKS BIG DAMAGE IN LEXINGTON;
MILLIONS LOST, MANY DEAD IN FIVE STATES
Seven Standard bred Horses Worth $5,000 Burned To Death As Lightening Starts Fire In Strader Barn
Scott County Veterans Mark Memorial Day
Acreage of Potatoes Doubled In Blue Grass This Season

Tuesday, May 29, 1917
Lexington Herald

70 Killed By Storm In Kentucky; Local Loss About $15,000
Girls To Help Soldiers Shake Off Dull Life at Lexington’s Camp; Mud, Rain and Boredom Visit Camp
Farmers Freed From Jury Duty By Scott Judge
Alleged Negro Hoboes Held at Cynthiana

Wednesday, May 30, 1917
Lexington Herald

Auto Parking Law Goes Into Effect Today; Machines Must Not Gather on Streets and Police Will Enforce Regulation
Help Is Needed To Transplant Young Tobacco
Governor Stanley’s Father Badly Hurt As Train Jumps Track
Rival For Lady Walnut Hill Appears In Clark; World Record For Egg Laying

Thursday, May 31, 1917
Lexington Herald

Plans To Place Bonds In Every Home Is Pushed
Girls’ and Womens’ Club Combine In Plans For Soilders Entertainment
America Will Do Full Share, Says Wilson
Mail Carriers Endorse Plan For Pensions
War Cloud Is Blight On Big New York Memorial Day Celebration 

Friday, June 1, 1917
Lexington Herald
Wilson Invests In $10,000 War Bond
Senate Adopts Drastic Food Control Means
Treason Charged As Plot To Block Draft In America Is bared
June 5th Is State Holiday By Governor Stanley
Five Jailed At Peace Meeting In New York

Saturday, June 2, 1917
Lexington Herald
Not Available

Sunday, June 3, 1917
Lexington Herald
52,000 Prisoners Taken By Allies In Latest Drive
Fighter In Morgan’s Brigade Is Suicide
Omar Khayyam, Derby Winner, Brings $26,000
Governor To Address Morton High Students
20 Men Needed By Company 1 To Fill Ranks

Monday, June 4, 1917
Lexington Herald
Draft Evasion Warning Given As Day Nears
Five Austrian Generals Are Among 85,000 Dead
More Religion Is Needed Says Transylvania President in Commencement Speech
10,000,000 Estimated To Be Enrolled In U.S. For War Service

Tuesday, June 5, 1917
Lexington Herald
10,000,000 Offer Lives To Nation Today
1,500,000 To Be Included In First Draft
Business To Halt As Young Manhood of City And County Registers To Serve In Arms
Registration of Approximately 4,850 Expected In Fayette
Prohibitive Tax On Making Whiskey For Beverage Agreed On

Wednesday, June 6, 1917
Lexington Herald
Nation’s Warriors Respond In Body To Call To Arms; Heavy Registration Here
Registration Day In Lexington
Naval Recruit Record broen On Draft Day
No Confusion Mars Big Day In Bourbon

Thursday, June 7, 1917
Lexington Herald
4 High School Students Dead In Auto Crash; Henderson
Governor Talks At Morton High
Wilson Urges Speed On Food Legislation
1,553 Enrolled For U,S, Service In Bourbon; Clark Falls Short

Friday, June 8, 1917
Lexington Herald
Mighty Blow Is Struck By British
Shut Factories If Farm Labor Is Short, Urged
Notable Gains Are made In Belgium; 5,000 Are Captured
500 “Slackers” In Lexington Says City

Saturday, June 9, 1917
Lexington Herald
Subscriptions To Liberty Loan To Date Amount To $1,300,000,000
J.P. Morgan Company Buys $50,000,000 Liberty Bonds
Total Registration of 9,000,000 Men Indicated
Kentucky Oil Fields Leads All Others East of Mississippi
Reds Make It 3 Out of Four By Taking Final; Jim Thorpe Hits Winning Single in 9th

Sunday, June 10, 1917
Lexington Herald
U. of K. TO BE COMPLETELY REORNAGINZED; PRESIDENT BARKER AND ROWE MUST GO
Germans Are Paralyzed By British Blows
Y.M.C.A. Seeks Aid In Making Soldiers Happy
Early Closers At Trots Have Great Entries
Boots Winner of Suburban $4,900 Handicap

Monday, June 11, 1917
Lexington Herald
Rail Workers Will Ignore Union Laws To Aid U.S.
5 Bootleggers Caught Selling To Militiamen
Seek Wisdom Graduates of Morton Urged
100 Plead Guilty For Evading Registration

Tuesday, June 12, 1917
Lexington Herald
Constantine Abdicates Greek Throne In Response To Demand of Entente Powers
Alexander, Second Son, Is Named To Succeed To Crown
22 Year Old Given Death Sentence In Scott Court
Stoll, McKee, Gordon To Select New Head of U. of K.

Wednesday, June 13, 1917
Lexington Herald
Record Day In Liberty Loans Subscriptions
American Ship Rams And Sinks German U-Boat
$3,000,000,000 Budget Bill Goes To President
Clark Citizens Donate Funds To Buy Auto For Community Nurse
Bathing Beach… Blue Grass Park Opens June 14th

Thursday, June 14, 1917
Lexington Herald
Kentuckians Leave Officers’ Training Camp For Services
Man and Wife Are Seriously Hurt In Auto Wreck
100 Enrolled For Summer Bible School
68 Morton High Graduates Get Their Diploma
Reds Win Contest Over Phillies

Friday, June 15, 1917
Lexington Herald
U.S. Naval Gunners Meet First Defeat In Submarine Fight
Government To Take Over All Steel Shipping
Kentucky Will Have patriotic Sunday July 1
Scott Prisoner Sentenced To Die August 17
Local newsboys Will Be Given Lessons In Conduct

Saturday, June 16, 1917
Lexington Herald
Zeppelins Bomb English Coast; Town Is Fired
England Will Fight Hand In Hand, Is Pledged
Lexington Slackers Will Be Federally Prosecuted
Patriotic Services At Ben Ali Theater Today
70,000 Men Must Join U.S. Army In Two Weeks

Sunday, June 17, 1917
Lexington Herald
Zeppelin Brought Down By British; All of Crew Die
Cry Is Raised For More Land By Louisville
11 Anti Draft Plotters Are Held Under Bail
Final Count On War Loan Thought Near $2,800,000,000

Monday, June 18, 1917
Lexington Herald
Total Lost For Teuton Army 4,356,760
Great Drive Is Planned By Allies To Re-Conquer Serbia
Life Sentence Is Given Negro In 28 Minutes
Water Main Bursts; Traffic Is Delayed

Tuesday, June 19, 1917
Lexington Herald
City Parks To Undergo Vast Improvements
British Royalty Must Give Up German Titles
Women Pledge Hoover Aid In Food Control
Women’s Suffrage Takes Forward Step In England
$15,480,350 In Bonds Sold By Boy Scouts
Reds and Cubs Break Even In Double Hitter

Wednesday, June 20, 1917
Lexington Herald
City Parks To Undergo Vast Improvements
British Royalty Must Give Up German Titles
Women Pledge Hoover Aid In Food Control
Women’s Suffrage Takes Forward Step In England
$15,480,350 In Bonds Sold By Boy Scouts
Reds and Cubs Break Even In Double Hitter

Thursday, June 21, 1917
Lexington Herald
Automobile Plants May Be Called On To Turn Out Parts For U.S. Planes
British Retake Important Line East of Arras
Federal Investigation In High Meat Prices To Begin In Two Weeks
William Jennings Bryan Will Speak In Lexington
New Oil Company Is Launched At Mt. Sterling

Friday, June 22, 1917
Lexington Herald
Great Invasion of Germany By Air Is Planned By Allies
Mystery Hides Identity of “Wild Man” Seen On Farm Near Lexington
Hopes Gather For Speed On Food Control
Aged Bourbon Women Dead; Funeral Today
Negro Shot Through Brain Lives For 3 Weeks

Saturday, June 23, 1917
Lexington Herald
Subscriptions To Loan $3,035,226,850; 4,000,000 Participate
Nearly $11,000 Contributed In Bourbon; Red Cross Funds
Clark Working To raise $10,000 For Red Cross
Kick of Horse Proves Fatal To Nicholas Farmer
Reds’ Victory At St. Louis Is Four In A Row

Sunday, June 24, 1917
Lexington Herald
Mighty Blows Struck Against French Lines
Dry Forces Are Urged To Hear Bryan Lecture
$30,000 Secured For Red Cross Here; $20,000,000 More Needed For Nation
Baseball Will Help Soldiers Enjoy Themselves

Monday, June 25, 1917
Lexington Herald

FEARS OF RUSSIA CONCLUDING SEPAERATE PEACE ARE PAST, SAYS FRENCH ENVOY
Food Control To Guard This Year’s Crop Expected
Aviators Are Badly Needed For U.S. Corps
1917 Fair Dates
Cobb Knocks Homer With One Man On

Tuesday, June 26, 1917
Lexington Herald

William Jennings Bryan Speaks Against Liquor Here Tonight; Woodlawn Auditorium
Board Is Named To Control All Exports of U.S.
Bloodstains In House Furnish Clue To Crime; Cincinnati
Ben Ali Today “Love or Justice”

Wednesday, June 27, 1917
Lexington Herald

“Traitors” Bryan’s Cry to Men Who Sap Life of Soldiers With Liquor
3,000 Cheer as Commoner Assails Whiskey Traffic and Urges Kentucky, Root of Evil, To Adopt Prohibition
Quota passed For Red Cross By Paris Folk
Confederate Veteran Dies In Cynthania

Thursday, June 28, 1917
Lexington Herald

Dry Bill To Be Placed Before Senate Today
U-Boats Evaded; Record Is Set For Transportation
Great Crowd At Winchester Hears Bryan
“Patriotic Sunday” Is Declared By President Wilson

Friday, June 29, 1917
Lexington Herald

Sweeping Cuts In Coal Prices Are Effected
Brazil Enters War; Canadian Forces In One Mile of Lens
Soldiers To Present Flag To Winchester
Year In Jail For Assailant of U. of K. Boy

Saturday, June 30, 1917
Lexington Herald

Manufacture Of Wine And Beer Allowed
Germans Suffer Heavy Losses In Hard Fighting
Coal dealers Are Warned To Guard Prices
Mrs. W. Buckner Dies In Bourbon Home

Sunday, July 1, 1917
Lexington Herald
23 States Bone Dry As Liquor Shipments End
Furious German Attacks Are Hurled Back
Baker Rejects Tentative Price Fixed On Coal
Scott Patriotic Day Exercises Well Attended
Cobb Drives Out Home With Bases Full

Monday, July 2, 1917
Lexington Herald
RUSSIAN TROOPS OPEN BIG OFFENSIVE
CROWDED CAR PLUNGES INTO NIAGARA; 9 DEAD, 10 MISSING
Fayette County To Organize For TB. Fight Today
Not To Late To Plant For Late Gardens

Tuesday, July 3, 1917
Lexington Herald
NEGROES, FLEEING FROM BURNING HOMES, SHOT DEAD BY WHITES IN RACE RIOTS; 75 DEAD IN ST. LOUIS
10,000 Are Made Prisoners In Russian Drive
Tyrus Cobb Hits Safely in 31st Straight Game
Forrest Dabney Carr To Teach Vocal At Sayre

Wednesday, July 4, 1917
Lexington Herald
Russian “Squadrons of Death” Unchecked
Boy, 17, Evolved $100,000 Swindle Scheme, Charge; Catlettsburg, KY
Negro G.O.P. Is Disgusted With Bosses
Concrete Dam Being Built On Stoner Creek

Thursday, July 5, 1917
Lexington Herald
Hundreds Back Fight On TB. In Fayette
America Must Fight Germany To Dust
Cobb Continues His Drive For World Record
Famous Gambling Club At Newport Is Closed

Friday, July 6, 1917
Lexington Herald
Drive For $55,000 To Build Sanatorium Starts Today
Fighting on All Fronts Growing More Desperate
Scott Citizen Ends Life By Bullet Route
Canning Classes To Be Started In Woodford

Saturday, July 7, 1917
Lexington Herald
SENATE LOCS IN BATTLE OVER “BONE DRY”
CLAUSE TO HALT LIQUOR CONSUMPTION
Ruin Faces All Distillers
Fayette Road Workers Will Be Paid $2 A Day

Sunday, July 8, 1917
Lexington Herald
Senate Votes To Wipe Out Consumption And Manufacture of Distilled Liquors
Directs President To Take Over All Warehouse Stocks
37 Killed, 141 Injured In Heart of London In Most Daring Airplane Raid of War
War Begun on Vice In Local Military Camp

Monday, July 9, 1917
Lexington Herald
Get Ready Is Order To Men To Be Drafted
52 Cleared of Charges In Anti-War Feelings
Women Grocer Is Charged Will Selling On Sunday
Americans Now Pass Canadian Border Freely

Tuesday, July 10, 1917
Lexington Herald
$24,650 Total Gained In TB. Campaign With Women Team Ahead; Sanatorium Fund Lead With $2,000 From Mrs. Clarence LeBus
Conspirators Against Draft Are Convicted
State Collects $260,000 From Automobile Licenses
13 Murder Charges Before Letcher Court; Sets Record
Mrs. James B. Haggin Is Improving After Operation

Wednesday, July 11, 1917
Lexington Herald
“GERMANY MUST CONQUER: SAYS HOLLWEG
$30,000 Mar Passed By Sanatorium Fund With Four Days Left
Yankees Beat Browns In 17th Round, 7 to 5
Loafers Still Idle As Farms Need Laborers

Thursday, July 12, 1917
Lexington Herald
$17,000 Is Needed By TB. Sanatorium: Three Days Left
Russ Capture 10,000 Teutons In Three Days Of Fighting
Profits Must Be Secondary Warns Wilson
Clark Negro Is Found Guilty of Bootlegging

Friday, July 13, 1917
Lexington Herald
Lexington Picked For Camp By General Barry; No Army Officer Backed Louisville As First Choice
Last Two Days of $55,000 Drive To Force Hard Work
Governor Stanley Backs Submission of Bone-Dry Issue

Saturday, July 14, 1917
Lexington Herald
Successful Ending of $55,000 TB. Drive Is Believed Certain
Additional Appropriations of $3,000,000,000 To Be Asked; $45,000,000 For Naval Aviation
Thoroughbred Horse Body To Meet Today; Thoroughbred Horse Association
Ben Ali Today Mary Miles Minter in “Perewinkle”

Sunday, July 15, 1917
Lexington Herald

TB. Sanatorium Will Open Next Week; $56,780 Netted From Campaign In Fayette
House Bill Passes To Build 22,000 Airplanes
16 White House Pickets Jailed; All Given Bond
Negro Is Run Over and Killed By Train Here

Monday, July 16, 1917
Lexington Herald

Soldiers Find Recreation At Lincoln School
White Man Stabbed Twice by Negro Wielding Knife
Boy and Girl Running Wild In Mountains; Left By Parents
Stake offerings At Latonia and Douglass Park This Fall Announced
Milk Contest Boost Quality of City Milk

Tuesday, July 17, 1917
Lexington Herald

Final Work On TB. Sanatorium Being Rushed
Flour Takes Another Tumble On Local Mart
Scott Nurse Preparing To Go To Front
Toughening Up Of Kentucky Soldiers To Begin Soon

Wednesday, July 18, 1917
Lexington Herald

Mighty Battle Is Ranging Over French Front
Campaign Is Begun To Get Women For Work On Farms
Mystery Shots Halt Negro In His Wild Flight From Police Near Morton High
New Oil Firm Incorporated At Winchester

Thursday, July 19, 1917
Lexington Herald

Indications Are That National Lottery To Choose Men For Service Will Be Held Friday
Average of One Man Out of Forty Will Be Taken From 3,280 Registered In City
New Recruits For Illiterate Work Numerous
Girls Simply Adore Big, Fine Men At Camp

Friday, July 20, 1917
Lexington Herald

Draft Army Drawing Will Be Held Today; Plans Agreed On Changed At Last Moment
2 Youths Failed To Register In Clark, Charged
Commission To Control Food, Tentative Plan
16 Suffragists Accept Pardon From Wilson For Demonstrating
Stranger Loses $1.25 In Swindle; His Train Due, Drops Search; Breathitt County

Saturday, July 21, 1917
Lexington Herald

Order of Liability for Army Service Is Fixed For 10,000,000 Young Americans
Men From All Walks of Life Taken By Draft In Lexington
“The Paper Listed All The Men’s Names That Were Drafted In Fayette, Lexington and Surrounding Counties”
Alleged Liquor Bootlegger Is Lodged In Clark Jail

Sunday, July 22, 1917
Lexington Herald

FOOD BILL PASSES AFTER BITTER CONTEST
Board of Three To Control Food, Feed and Fuels
Food Conditions In Germany Are Reported Acute
Cruise Ties Roush; Cobb Drops Slightly; National League Batting Average

Monday, July 23, 1917
Lexington Herald

11 Killed, 26 Hurt In Daylight Raid on British Coast; 20 Teuton Planes Routed
Germany Invaders Driven Off Before They Near London
Profit Seekers of War Times Are Denounced
Lexington’s King Bee of Bootleggers is Caught By Detectives

Tuesday, July 24, 1917
Lexington Herald
ky Is Made Russia Dictator
Wilson Urges More Faith To Be Placed In Him
Draft Dodgers Will Find Way Out Is Barred
Little Trading On Court Day In Winchester

Wednesday, July 25, 1917
Lexington Herald

War Is Costing England $35,000,000 Daily; Aid of U.S. Timely, Says Law
Versailles Women Is Better After Operation
Ben Ali Wins Feature Race In Six Heats
Reds Make It Five Straight From Dodgers

Thursday, July 26, 1917
Lexington Herald

Hopes of Early Peace Die; U.S. Faces Big Task
Big Increase In Sinkings; U-Boat Base Is Bombed
Mother Keeps Word; Gives Sons To Navy
$10,000 Trotting Stake Won By Busy Lassie

Friday, July 27, 1917
Lexington Herald

U.S. War Budget To Next July May Reach Ten Billion
English House Sees No Signs Of Early Peace
Race Riot Results When Soldiers Attack Negros
Confederate Veteran Dead In Jessamine

Saturday, July 28, 1917
Lexington Herald

First Year’s War Expenditures Are Expected To Exceed 15 Billions
Agriculture Courses In Rural School of State To Be Urged By Experts
Civil War Veteran Dead In His Home; Flemingsburg
Noted Chaplin To Talk To Soldiers Tonight

Sunday, July 29, 1917
Lexington Herald

Alleged German Plotter In Uniform of U.S. Soldier Is Lodged In Jail In Lexington
Teuton Planes Drop Bombs On Paris
$1,600 Is Spent In Lexington Each Day To Feed 4,000 Men Training At Camp Stanley

Monday, July 30, 1917
Lexington Herald

Russ Troops, Still In Retreat Reach Own Soil With Germans at Their Heels
King George Welcomes U.S. Troops To England
24,000 Physicians Are Needed For U.S. Army
Roush Goes To Front (NL); Ty Cobb Has Safe Lead (AL); Batting Honors

Tuesday, July 31, 1917
Lexington Herald
Draft Evaded By Thousands
Negro Troops Barred From Town After Riots
Rich To Bear Burden of War Tax Increases
Wilson Wants Boys To Stick To School Work
Dr. Brown Accepts Transy Bible College Position

Tuesday, August 1, 1917
Lexington Herald
Hope of Death Blow To Germany Arises As Allies Smash Forward In Belgium
13-Year-Old Wanderer Sent Home; Worked All Summer For 25 Cents; Ray Smith of Lexington
Jessamine Fair Opens With Record Crowd
Cynthiana Man Dies After Hour’s Illness

Wednesday, August 2, 1917
Lexington Herald
Senate Votes To Submit To States Amendment On Nation-Wide Prohibition
101 Death Toll of Heat Wave In New York
Spy Suspect Is held To Trail At Winchester
$300 Given Here For Education of Illiterates

Thursday, August 3, 1917
Lexington Herald
Desperate Counter Attacks By Teutons In Flanders Fail
Man Found Burned in Barn On Harrodsburg Pike
Kentucky Leads Central West In Oil Activity
Food Hoarders Will Be Hit By New Tax
Crapshooter Slackers Are Caught In Clark

Friday, August 4, 1917
Lexington Herald
British Make Further Gain In Flanders
Terror Reigns As Mob Forms To Halt Draft; OK
Bourbon Men Eligible For Draft Called
Trotting Races For Blue Grass Fair Announced

Saturday, August 5, 1917
Lexington Herald
Rodes Wins Lexington Sheriff Race By 639 Votes; Primary Elections
Draft Opposers Are Warned By U.S.
20 Dead, Score Is Trapped In Blasted Mine; Clay County
Prohibition Men See Victory In State Election
Running Races Start Monday On Local Track; Thoroughbreds At Blue Grass Fair

Sunday, August 6, 1917
Lexington Herald
Search For Man With One Eye Ends; Murder Mystery Cleared
Gov. Stanley Is Pleased Over Results of State Primary
Slipping Reds Lose Third To Flying Giants
Jessamine Fair Big Success In All Ways

Monday, August 7, 1917
Lexington Herald
SENATE LOCKS IN BATTLE OVER “BONE DRY”
CLAUSE TO HALT LIQUOR CONSUMPTION
Wets Train Guns Today On Clause Passed By Senate
Total Registration in Kentucky is 190,219

Tuesday, August 8, 1917
Lexington Herald
Senate Votes To Wipe Out Consumption And Manufacture of Distilled Liquors
President To Take Over All Warehouse Stocks
37 Killed, 141 Injured In Heart of London in Most Daring Airplane Raid of War
21 New Cases of TB Reported Here in June

Thursday, August 9, 1917
Lexington Herald
Get Ready, Is Order To Men To Be Drafted
U.S. Force To Be Near Front Within Week
New Pastor In Installed By Paris Church
Bourbon Farmer Using Tractor To Cut Wheat; First To Do So

Friday, August 10, 1917
Lexington Herald
13 Per Cent of Deaths In Lexington Due To TB.
Gov. Stanley May Settle Coal Strike In Webster County
13 Murder Charges Before Letcher Court This Month
Reds Win and Go Back Into First Division

Saturday, August 11, 1917
Lexington Herald
“Germany Must Conquer” Says Hollweg
Church To Aid Food Control Plans On U.S.
State Prepared To Quell Riot Spirit In W.KY. Coal Strikes
New Church At Jackson May Be Opened Sunday

Sunday, August 12, 1917
Lexington Herald
Profits Must Be Secondary, Warns Wilson To Business Interests
Russ Capture 10,000 Teutons In Three Days of Fighting
Policeman Shot Down By Kentucky Soldier; Newport
Clark Negro Is Found Guilty Of Bootlegging

Monday, August 13, 1917
Lexington Herald
LEXINGTON PICKED FOR CAMP BY GENERAL BERRY
ENTIRE GERMAN CABINET IS REPORTED TOTTERING
Stanley Backs Submission of Bone-Dry Issue
Blake Snake Whip For Horses Is Under Humane Society Disapproval

Tuesday, August 14, 1917
Lexington Herald
Successful Ending of $55,000 TB. Drive is Believed Certain
TB. Nurses Urged To Stay Home
Women Given Death Sentence For Murder; Hartford, Conn
Improvements Planned For Patterson Hall; UK Dorm

Wednesday, August 15, 1917
Lexington Herald
Allie’s Diplomats Unanimously Declare Pope Benedict’s Peace Offer Will Be Rejected
Governor Stanley Takes Steps To Halt Mob Violence
4,647 British Soldiers Are Killed In Two Weeks
$790,622 Is Sent Out To Old Rebel Pensions

Thursday, August 16, 1917
Lexington Herald
Pope’s Peace Appeal Is Made Public; U.S. Will Answer Fully
North Dakotan Is Chosen Head Of University of Kentucky; Dr. Frank L. McVey
Scores Hurt As Runaway Car Wrecks Train
Mountains Give Big Number of Men To U.S. Navy

Friday, August 17, 1917
Lexington Herald
Supreme Hour At Hand Allies Strike Mighty Blow In Flanders
Advance Made On Nine Mile Report; 1,800 Are Captured
Clark Women Have Garments  Ready For Navy
Governor Will Review Great Parade Sunday
17 Indictments Charge Shops Open Sundays

Saturday, August 18, 1917
Lexington Herald
Federal Control of Coal Industry Appears Imminent
$16.58 Annual Cost To Teach Bourbon Pupil
Flag Raising Ceremony Today At Southern Station
Patriotic Day Closes Fair At Frankfort