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BEKEA, MADISON' COUNTY, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER , IP'.W.
t. a. PASCO,
KIIITOH mill MANAOKIl.
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Till: CITI.EN, Iinreu, Ky.
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paper in oentral and
eastern Kentucky. It
is a paper of Ideao
and of News, a paper
with special depart
ments for the Fireside,
the School , and the Farm.
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Hon. Robert Lincoln,
the only surviving son
of President Lincoln,
Is interested in Beroa
College, and promises
help on the endowment
effort now being mado.
Doing nothing in tho same thing as 1
being n cripple.
Thinking about nothing is the
same thing a being a fool.
Learning nothing is the samo
thing an being dead.
Loving nobody i the same thing
an being damned.
Our pleasure, said n wise man, nro
divided into higher nml lower pleas
urea bjr a linn through our upper lip.
Below am gluttony, drunkenness, a
gossiping tongue, and every vile in
dulgence. Above are tho odor of
flowers, sweet music, the beauties
seen by the eje, and our bruin or
mind, with which we may know Ood
and enjoy Hia service forever.
Cloaliif aaerrlwa to night.
MIm Nanejr A. Tudor, lit Klrlimomt, will twh
(hU wlnlrr In Hie mll arfioola. In itarol MIm
Kllth Bojit, rralfnr.1.
Not (r many jppari baa Ilia Collrgr Chael Inn
o rmwlet.-Ktt. al.lra. ami ll.-aa l lh x
hlbltlon otcMooU, Nor. .
Stuilaata Allm K. and Url V. Ifcultf tiara rr
turn Thjr wrerJlrt to linnrtnii muiiljr hj
ih fatal (lint ottllr lather.
TfinHO.lcniahaila kaj)r llm TtiankKlvlii
night Is dfMenUI aortal, cachrhetorlral
claaa mrrtln bjr 1141. while Ilia Rraramar
chela united at !4le' Hall.
InthaThaniKtln fixilball Kme the Irani
led br ii. L. Spink and John Himtrttr won (nm
the foreriot Howard Kobrre and Charlra llui.
det't j a amra ot rlrrrn tn nothing.
Locals and Personals.
Flwt Saturday nmrnlnf. the flrat In amor
ill. and Mra, I'awoar at I'lnr (Irovr. Jackxin
Co, helping In a "big mrvtlng."
The white nubile, chool, taiixht bjr MIm Kale
Coddltuton and MlwTwIor. will iliww nrtt Krl
dar. llrrra hoH-a tn have a Iwnk In the mar future,
8. E. Welch, Jr. ami Krv. tiro. Amraaiw the prime
The pulpit ol the I'ntoii Church u wvuple.!
Nor. art bjr I'rof. U V. Hodge, and lrc. 3 by Iter.
H. P. I'ortrr.
NlniK. lMinon lia had lorlhrr m liixil In
New Mexico, to rare lor her awUtaiit teacher,
Mho la intraUst with t)phold fever
Valentino William. I'laliiu In liave dlMMterrd
-talker mine on hUfarm. We will wait till the
product U eolnnl bclore Iwlng loo horfiil.
Wm. II. liOirttun, who for acrrral years liaa
mailt) lilt home In Indiana, liaa returned for
week'a Ull with till relative, here lleai)ahe
hat received a Ultrr Iniui hl brother Chrla. In
The aeverat ihurrhca and the college uulteil
with the union chuich, aa umal, for wrvlcv
Thankaglvlng morning. Ilariuuula Society rvu
derrd an anthem, while the main addtvaa waa by
Dr. Uo.T. Kalrehlld.
A Good Farm For Sale.
I will sell privately my farm, con
taining slxty-ono acres, lying two
miles south-west of Berea. Dwelling
kouso of hU rooms, good burn and
other out buildings, aud well. Fine
orchard and choice fruit.
For further information cull on or
address, L. 0. Duncan, Korea, Ky.
What is Said of Berea.
Pnor. M. L. Wim.i.stoh of Chicago.
j After visiting Berea for a week I am
moved to say that every claim mndo
1 for the Institution has the solid facts
I behind it, The lesl school work is
1 there done by the Ust of instructors.
Ilr.v. J. O, Parsons, the Baptist
evangelist. Hitch has furnished the
lcst teachurs ami extended tho lest
moral influence, through all this
Hev. Jas. L. McKke. I have travel
led through 'he mountains as Hynod
ical Missionary, and wherovor I have
found a Don-it student I have found
j some one irmly to help in everv good
Gen. Jacob I). Cm. 1 take great
pleasure in saying that the work of
Berea College is genuine ami of a
I high order.
Gov. Wm. O. Usadlet. For many
I years I have been acquainted with
, Herea College. The Institution lias
' accomplished great good, nud I know
many young men who have attended
it who have proven valuable and in
Hon. W. G, Davidson, Superintend
ent of Public Instruction in Ky., Kays
I that Bcreu has done more for the com
moil schools of the state than has anr
! llll. SIMEHH AN It KV I EW t)r IIETIKWS I
among other things says as follows:
rr ft 1 1 ft I
WHAT WILL IT COST?
Almost any healthy young man or
woman whq is really in earnest can get
an education, but there must be care
ful planning. Whatever we under
take wu should plan before hand.
Thus to exercise forethought is iu it
self an imortant part of education.
From the lack of it result most of tho
failures of life.
Reader,, you can spend all the
money you can get hold of, ui ywhere
that you can le among people. Some
will spend fur more tliau others at
ochool. Let us plau together a little
an to how much you really need to
make yoursolf comfortable ut Bereu,
uml your work it success. To seiid
more than you need will bo n real In-,
jury. Vet some make u great mistake
iu leaving out soinuthiug which will1
greutly mid to their success.
Tuition, which iu some places is tho j
leading exiwuse, is free ut Bereu.
Beuuvolenl people from ubroud make
up tho modest sulariea puid our
teachers. An incidental fee of from
Stt.50 to yi.W) for a three mouths
term Is to bo puid for such expouses
us repairs, nwoopiug, fuel, janitor
work, upparutus, otu.
Books uro to bo had ut reasonable
rates and are furuUhed free to those
In tho Model Schools. Uooms uro fur
nished with stoves, chuirs, bedsteads,
tables, wash-bowl and pitcher, shades
"In the wliolo field of Southern edu , only twenty minutes long. At Berea
cation, no distinctive enterprise ii 1 they are forty five minutes long, and
more worthy of note for the great prof muy are an hour long. Naturally
gress it is making in the imKrtnn( the teacher can give Ix-ttor instruc
field upon which it has entered tlmr) tiou and more drill.
that which is growing under the eya
and hand of President Wm. Goodell
Fnwt ut Berea, Ky. To build ii
Bcreu is to recognize the fine oppor
tunity to serve the country. Dr. A
U, Mayo, than whom no man ii mord
coniM'tent to judge, declares that no
other college in tho country has just
now such on opportunitj for the high
est usefulness as Ihrea College.
What is the Best School?
Manr oeonle make mistakes -
rmisn thn tin nrd Unnw limv In aoWrn
the best ichool. There is as much
difference in seliools as in horses.
What are some of the "points" of
a lrnod sclinnlt '
I. Ill many schools the sttident
goes home every Saturday, and ,ig , gootl tools letter than poJr ones, or
mind is taken away from his studies. ' 00 ioo Bt 0,,t
At Berea the whole air of the town is In many schools thore is noth
favorable to study. Of course tho j '"If rd except the text-books.
student makea more rapid progress, Berea has fifteen thousand books.
2. In most places where there are, Vou can harttly think of a good book
schools, there are saloons, and count- i tnl Jou may uot find there,
less temptations. At Berea, there are . 7. Most schools are conducted to
no temptatsons except what a stu-. make money, and often tho teachers
dent may bring with him. Of course, I take little interest in the students. At
Berea students are safer, and show J Bereu every teacher is a christian
greater improvement in character. man or woman, and n real friend to
.'I In many schools the lessons are! the students.
SOME OF THE BUILDINGS OF BEREA COLLEGE.
and mirror, at from $2.00 to $3.00 a
term. Studeuts bring their own bed
dlntr. towels, etc. Fuel costs from
$1X0 to $2,50 a term, for each student.
Table board, where obtained separate
ly, is from $1.10 to $1 50 a week.
Our hospital service N on the iu
suranco plan, and is n great conveni
ence. Euch student pays twenty-live
ceuts a term uud is entitled to advice
iu caso of slight illness, care iu his
room if suddenly ill, care at hospital
whou uecessary. and medical attend
ance at reduced prices.
There will bo slight expenses which
can nut always bo foreseen, for in
stance postage, mending, etc. A
Lyceum Course of not los than fi- o
grand lectures, concerts, etc., is car
ried on every year, uml no student
should miss it. '
The following is about the natural
exHuso for a three mouths term, of u
student in Howurd Hull ami boarding
iu the (Jollego boarding hall:
Incidental Feo $ 4 50
Hospital Fee '25
Boom and fuel 5 00
Books 2 00
Washing uud lights 2 00
Board 18 00
Matches, broom, and sundries 1 0Q
Seusou ticket for Lyceum
Course 1 00
Total $33 76
The College has to secure fuel ami
WINTER TERM OPENS DECEMBER 13. BE ON
I. In other schools one teacher
tries to teach several different grades
and branches. At Berea there is it
secial teacher for each lower grade,
..i. . ..
ami a special leacner lor eacii tie
partmcntof advanced study. In this
way the instruction is certain to be I
vastly Ixjtter. '
f) , n01)t hl,hx)U th(, on, lh,
to tneU witl, , t,,e ))ook, aml Qm
or two 0,(1 mam- At npre t'ef, :
thousands of dollars worth of appara-
tu" glolws, tellurians, microscopes, I
! nir-P""P. "-ctroscoiH;, X Kay ma -
chine, elex-tricul machines, telescope,
and other instruments the very names
of which are unknown to the teachers
i 1 1 i 1 1 .
! " anj . . ,leu colleKeH- Are n01
various other supplies in advance, so
that at least $20 of the above should
lw ready to bo puid ut the outset. The
rest will be needed during the term.
For ladies iu Ladies Hall tho exponses
vury but slightly from tho above. A
limited number can board at the
umbarland or elsewhere, at a cost of
$5.00 to $7.00 a term less than above.
Faithful studeuts can secure some,
work, at fair pay. Nowhere will an
iuvostmuut of h little money pay so
Berea College Helps
By giving education
' For home life,
For business nrts,
By furnishing privileges
Iu a large library,
In good lectures,
In pleasant entertainments,
lu best of ussociations.
By cultivating character
tw iid wnoiesonio ruios,
With genial confidence.
With church privileges,
By encouraging self-dependence
Through low expenses,
Through regular work hours,
Through fairly paid labor,
Through hearty, good will.
A PROCLAMATION OF
ECONOMY for the Fall and Winter
Season in Men's and Boys' Fine
TKarrprearcdto cloth yuii wllh the IxiweM priced, rightly made, alwolulcly
all-wool Clothing In Amrrlia. Rtghtly made, It la of famoin "Vltalu" Ilrand
the nnly reaily to-wrar Clothing Tailored on adrlrtly aclentlllc baata In clean, writ
ventilated workroom.. Perfect fltlliigand wear-rcltlng. Imau the Inilde, tbe
"Vltalu,' Ihc very life of the garment, l carefulneiai In making, repreeenta the ex
iendlliire of time and thought, and la a decided centra! tn the tailoring acen In
onllnary rvaily-to-wear Clothing. The Fabrlca that we ahow are the very nrwert
dcflgnn that will be acen lhl teawn, Many confined exclunlvely to u. In the face of
the above fact. The moat extraordinary feature combining our great offer I., that we
j and d -ell our clothing t
Than rlwwhrre. How call we afford to acll men high-grade Clothlug lor leu money
than eluewhrreT Our aniwrr l pure and olmple; Outu la a modem .tore, constructed
rtrlctlynn progrcnlve plana, our Clothing la aold on the ftnaHeat margin of profit,
depending on a targe volume or butlncaa. The more Clothing we aell, the greater
our purchasing power the lower our prlcea, tbal'a the ilorylna nut-ahell.
COVINGTON & MITCHELL
A Letter from Sile.
Dbab Citizen:-I'm tickled mostj
to death over Jim Perkins. He's,
come around all right, he has, an' I'm I
most sorry I called him atingy when '
1 1 wrote ye 'Iwtit bira last week.
"Sile," says he to mo yesterdyt
inorniu . Will an iMien ore a gotn
off to school this winter, after all, an'
I've promised $40 to the lxy un' S50
to the gal, 'cause she can't get a
'chance to earn fo much herself.
Forty an' sixty is u hundred, now,
ain't it? It kinder hurts me, Sile,"
says he, "to give that hundred dollars
' for nothiu' but a little schoolin', an'
me dqL a seein' much use in it, as I
told ye last week. But I reckon
you're right, Sile. Leastways there
ain't uo harm in makin' the expeeri
ment. An' if they don't get stuck up
the first year, so's they can't work
about their old pappy'a farm next
' summer, I don't care if they do catch
j a little book-learnin' an' fine manners."
"Good for you, Jim!" says I, but
Ed Holloway up nn' says, (Ed was a
'settin'with us on the porch,) "Jim,"
I says he, "schoolin' an' cypherin is all
, right, an' learnin' to speak pieces is
all right, but 1 woulun t send my
children down to Berea where yours
. are a goinV-not if they had to speak
'their pieces to the fire-place all their
I lives!" '
, "Why notT" says Jim."
" 'Cause they've got some niggers
down there what sit in tho stmo
school room with the white folks, an
say their lessons to the same teachers.
An' Jim, he didn't know hardly
what to say, bein' a little weak in the
faith himself. But I couldn't keep
still no way.
"Ed Holloway," says I, "looky here.
Did you fight in tho Bame army with
"Reckon I did," says ho. '
"An do ye buy yor goods ot tho
same store with em I"
"Reckon I do," says he.
"An do ye voto at the Bame polliu'
place with 'eml"
"Can't deny it," says he.
"An' do ye say yer proyers to the
same God tliitt they dol"
"There ain't but only one Got!,"
sit vs he.
"Then if ye do all theso things with
em, says l,
says 1, "what Hurt noes it uo yu
to say yer lessons to tuo same leacu
ere: Six in ouo an' sovon iu 'tothor,"
"Yes," says he, "but a heap o' nig
gers are uo 'count fellers, now, uu'
you caii t ueuy U.
"Of course, says 1, "un' now nn'
then h white feller, too, I reckon. But
there is durkis," says I, "what are as
much account us you are,--uu' more'n
I claim to be, -uu thum s tuo kuui
I what most generally shows up in tho
: school room. I heard tell of u man
what stuck to it uu went to school
down there for tiirteen years, uu a
man what'U do that is worthy of im
itation, -if the Lord did make him
bluok. Don't have to go uu' hug
him," says I. "Just treat him liko a
gentleman, that's all."
An' Ed, he kinder coughed an' said
nothiu'. "Good bye, Ed," says I, "I
must be goiu' home. But remember
that this judgiu' a man's character
au' fitness by tho color ot his hide is
like that fool feller what looked into
a horse's mouth to seo whether he'd
kick or notl"
to buy a watch at
all, you can better
afford to buy a
good one than any
Are the Best
We sell only the JAS. BOSS
CASE the Best made.
Nice Line of Watches
T A Robinson,
Jeweler and Optician