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A aon-partlsan family newspaper publishes svtrjr Thursday by
BKREA PUM.I8HIN0 CO. (Incorporaltd)
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A City the World Forgot
The readers of The Citizen will doubtless he interested in
knowing about a rity that was lot to the world fur nearly fifteen
hundred year. Mr. E. M. Newman, a traveler and lecturer, ha
recently mado a vlait to the rity of Petra, on the Sinai Peninaula,
in Arahia. A very illuminating account of hia visit to this city,
hidden away in a irreat mountain gorge far from the haunts of
civiliard men, and arrompHnied with graphic viewa, appeared In
recent number of the Mentor Magaiine.
It ia claimed that fewer than at hundred civilized men have
aeen thin city sinre the Roman RmpTor Hadrian occupied It
many hundred yrara ago. Burkhardt, a Swiaa explorer, atumbled
upon the loat city of Petra in 1812. He waa endeavoring to reach
Mecca, the aacred city of the Mohammedans, when he waa led
into a trail that wound around among the mountaina and Anally
led to the gorge whic h is the gate-way to the city carved in solid
At the close of the World War, Mr. Newman was in Jerusalem,
and determined to realise a life-long deaire that of aeeing Petra.
The town ia inhabited by a savage tribe of Bedouins. These
half starved people live in the deserted tombs of Petra. They
subsist on wild wheat and the acant food stufTs the desert affords.
Mothers cradle their babea in the coffins of the vanished dead.
It ia nothing unusual, says Mr. Newman, to see children sleeping
in the stone coffins where the dry bone of dead people had been
removed to furnish a resting place for the living.
There is Roman amphitheater with a seating capacity of
three thousand people, and all around on the walka and in the
alleys, Hebrew and Roman coins can be picked up coins that
have been of no use to this wild tribe for two thousand years.
Petra waa undoubtedly a rity in the dawn of hiktory, situated
as it was, near "the cradle of civilization" and a natural strong
hold, it was the inevitable gathering place of whatever oeopte
lived in the Sinai region in pre-historic times.
The Bible mentions Petra as the rock city of Selah. The
Arabs hive a tradition that Moses, leading the rh'ldren out of
Egypt, spent twenty years at Selah. The valley leading into die
g rge where P.'tra ia situated is, called Moses' Valley.
Gladitnrial games were witnessed during the Roman occupa
tion. The Crusaders built a citadel on the height about Prtra
in 1189, and with the exception of the Crusaders, no Eurt.rean
looked upon Tetra from the days of Hadrian, the Roman Con.
queror, until Burkhardt re-diacovered it in 1812. The finest ex
ample of Semitic sacrificial offering ia to be found there. The
steps and the trough for the flow of blood to the baiiin beneath
are in perfect condition. In fart, evidences ran be found that
will carry Petra bark before the daya of the Pharoah'a. and it
even ante-dates the pyramids of Egypt.
l etra is a great riddle; the ruins are iU nn'y reality. Rome's
Coliseum, the Acropolis at Athena and the pyramids will leave
no greater impress on your memory, according to Mr. Newman.
Trade At Home
A little while ago on the train we met one of our Berea citi
xena making hia way to a neighboring town to buy a suit of
clothes. We asked him why he didn't trado in his own town, and
he replied that he could save money by trading elsewhere. Several
daya later we looked at this man's new suit of clothes and priced
the same suit in one of our loral rlothing stores to convince our
selves that thia man was losing money by going away from home
The practice seems to have become an obsession among people
living in small towns of going outside of their own community
to make their purchases. This is a mistake. Most people are
willing to admit that there are good reasons why they should
patronize their home merchants, but they do not atop to analyze
Why should we trade at home! Because it saves time, and
time saved is money.
Because the home merchant ran only remain in business thru
tha patronage of home people, and a town without merchants
would he a poor place in which to live.
Because the home merchant can be depended upon to sell goods
to his local patrons that do not have to be returned because of
defects or inferiorities. He knows that he must depend upon
his neighbors for business, and it behooves him to treat them
honestly. The local merchant in a small town cannot afford to
charge excessive prices. We do not doubt that you may at times
be able to get the same article elswehere for a little less money,
but the quality will, in almost every case, correspond with the
price. Your home merchant cannot afford to sell cheap "stuff."
Hia customers will not tolerate it
Another important reason why we should trade at home is
because the prosperity of a community depends upon the amount
of money circulated in that community, and that is regulated
mainly by the marketing of goods in such a manner as to keep
the receipts at home. A community that spends most of its
money abroad aoon ftnda the amount of its circulation decreased
and money hard to get
Trade at home. Keep your money in your own community.
Pon't pay the same price for goods elsewhere plus the cost in
time and train fare.
Charlie Ingram, son of Peter In
gam, living one and one-half miles
east of Berea, and Lucy Brewer, of
Richmond, were quietly married in
Richmond on Saturday, August 27.
They left Immediately for Long
Mount, Ky., In Bell county, where
they expect to be for several months
. HOME-COMING AT GLADES
N A home-coming will be held at the
Glades Christian Church next Sun
day, September 4. An all-day meet
ing will be held, and dinner will be
served on the grounds. Protracted
meeting will begin at this time.
Everybody is invited.
O. L. GARRARD BACK ON .THE
' O. L. Gabbard, who has been sick
for seven weeks, ia now up and on
the job again at his barber shop un
der the postoffice. We have just had
a haircut with hia new electric clip
pers, and he handles them as tho he
had never been sick. He holds out
the same welcome for hia old customers.
The large party of Automobile
Tourists, who are to pass over the
Dixie Highway from Chicago to
rioriad, are due to pass thru Berea
about the 7th of September, stopping
in Lexington the night before. All
the citizens of Berea should be ready
to give them a good welcome and
Misses Ruth Johnson and Margue
rite Lewis were given a delightful
joint birthday party, on the evening
of August 24, at the home of Miss
Lewis on Jackson street.
Ruth and Marguerite were each six
teen, Ruth's birthday being on Aug
ust 23 and Marguerite's on August
24. Each received many nice pres
GRADED SCHOOL OPENS
The Berea Graded School will open
Tuesday morning, September 6, at
8 o'clock. It is urged that every
parent see that every child of school
age be on hand promptly at that
time. It is believed that we have a
good teaching force in charge of the
school this year, and every citizen
should use his influence in making
the school year as profitable as possible.
ANNUAL MEETING OF TATES
CREEK ASSOCIATION OF
The Baptist of the Tates Creek
Association held their annual meeting
at Gilead church, August 20th and
31st. The attendance waa better
than ever before and from the spirit
of Interest manifested by those pres
ent,' the Baptists of this district may
look forward to a more successful
year than they have ever known in
MADISON CIRCUIT COURT
J. A. Tarks, Admr. etc.
Notice to Creditors
All persons having claims against
the firm of Parks & Parks (lumbe
dealers) or the estate of Hugh Parks,
deceased, will present them properly
verified to the understgned an or be
fore Sept. 17, 1921, or same will be
The undersigned will sit, hear pmct,
and pass on such claims as may be
filed at the Law Office of A. R.
Burnam, Jr., from Sept. 12 to Sept
R. B. TERRILL,
Master Commissioner Madison Cir
fearing Hiai franco would come
crosM, (teruitiiiy "cauie acro."
The chief problem In tlie liusiucsa
v. oriel uoh U llit ('lotted liuix-r.
The sun. unllLe the leopard, pos
sesses the power to chance Its smis.
We can avoid foreign entuuxleiiieiila
with a navy that does the uumU kuots.
The fellow who goes on a still hunt
gets pretty uolxy If he has auy suc-ceaa.
To get to the top. heglu at the bot
tom, but t sure It's a bottom that has
Btlll, Bolshevism should not be much
additional worry to a place like l'pier
One good way to restore Individual
normalcy Is to take a cooling plunge
la the lake.
Being a constable In Ireland la even
more dangerous Uiau being a human
fly lit this couiitry.
It lw't so much the heal ss It Is the
stupidity of the man who tells you It
Isn't so much tlie best as It Is the
Tli reort that 40.0HO Europeans
are out of work must be a niMiike.
They can't afford It, with 4.0UV100
While a plohUrlte Is looked upon as
a much more withfitctory way than
by war, the two have the defect In
common, that neither one" seems to
fiasolliie stocks In this country are
said to he the lurgwt ou record, hut a
few more good Kiinciiiys should end
It wouldn't be surprlKlng If they
should find, after It bus beeu de
termined v.liHl to do with Yap, that
In the ineiintlme they lost It.
Wouldn't It be a fine world If It
were as eiiNy for a uiuu to live up to
ha Ten ('oniinHlidilii'llts as It U for
hint to live upto hlsjjicoiiicjt
Bible School. Topic, September 4:
From Philippi to Athens.
Golden text: "The Angel of Jeho.
vah encampeth around about them
that fear Him tnd delivereth them.
It ia with deepest regret that for
mer teacher of Class No. 6, Mrs.
Hacker, ia sick. We hope she may
have a speedy recovery to health.
We expect to meet with Glades
Bible School, Sunday, September 4.
Every member on time, 9 a. m.
Conveyance will be furnished for all.
If you, are not enrolled in Biblu
School work, come to Christian Bible
School. Now dont wait. Begin
The pastor, W. J. Hudspeth, is
down at Wildie thia week conducting
a revival meeting.
We are glad to see C. B. Holder
and family home again.
Island Red Poultry Association, Sat
urday, on the Berea College campus
ia direct outgrowth of thia plan.
And no one who saw this demonstra
tion snd observed the friendly spirit
of cooperation that prevailed among
the farmers men and women
gathered there could doubt it suc
cess. It was evident at this meet
ing that County Agent Spence "Red
Bob," as he is called is making good
his slogan, "Paint the County Red."
This was not a competitive exhi
bition, no prized were offered, no
blue ribbons given. It was a demon
stration for the purpose of selecting
the best birds for exhibition at the
State Fair at Louisville. Out of 107
birds exhibited 32 were selected for
display at the State Fair. And we
believe that if these picked Rhod-
Island Reds do not take premiums in
Louisville next month, the birds that
win over them will do it by such a
narrow margin that they will never
be able to cackle or crow again.
The meeting on the College campus
Saturday was not only instructive but
was enjoyable; each lady brought a
basket of dinner. and tables were ar
ranged on the bandstand and din
ners were spread out in good old
communion fashion and all sat down
together and ate. They drank ice
water and hot coffee. Mr. Spence
demonstrated by this occasion that
in order to have a successful poultry
exhibit it is not necessary to have I
elaborate equipment. A few fire lad
ders placed on wooden horses served
as stands for the coops. The open
air was ideal.
1. State Headquarters will locate
in the Lafayette Hotel.
2. The business sessions of the I
Convention will be held at the La
3. The Delegates, Alternates and
visitors will register at the Lafayette
in the lobby.
4. Certificate receipts for railroad
tickets should be turned in to the
State Adjutant when you .register.
5. The Convention will open
Thursday morning 11 a. m., Septem
6. District Caucuses will be held
at noon Thursday to name Commit
7. The Convention will recess
Friday morning, September 2nd forj
the parade. The uniform will be ,
your old khaki with black tie and
8. Following parade the Legion-
aires and their visitors will be the
guests of the Lexington Post at
Luncheon in their Club Rooms.
9. Immediately after the luncheon
everyone will head for Stoll Field,
on South Limestone Street to wit-i
ness the struggle for the State1
Championship of the American Le
gion Baseball League. On Saturday,,
August 27, the Louisville Post will
Dlav Williamstown and the winner
of that srame will tie up with the
strong Pikeville Post team on Stoll
Field during the Convention for the
Championship of the State. The
State Department will present a lov
ing cud to the winning Post and in
dividual medals to the members of
the winning team.
10. Following the baseball game
the delegates and alternates will re
convene at the Lafayette for Com
mittee reports, election of officers
and alternates to the National Con-
11. Following adjournment of the
Convention during the evening of
September 2nd the Lexington Post
will give a grand ball for the enter
tainment of the Legionaries and visi
Notary Public Phons No. 49
W. B. WALDEN
Practice 48 C hsstnut St., by M. K. C hurch
in all Courts BEREA, KY.
Milk and Cream
Until September 20th:
Sweet Cream... 40c per qt
Whole Milk .... 10c per qt
BEREA COLLEGE DAIRY
Five year ago waa started the
poultry standard plan in twenty
seven counties of Eastern Kentucky.
The exhibition of Rhode Island
Reds by members of the Berea Rhode
TO THE MAN WHO IS WILL
INC AND WILL
We are prepared to of
fer unusual opportuni
ties for money making
NOW and creating a
competence for the
Fm CsatrecU sad Tarritsry AtMrctts
COMMONWEALTH LIFE IN
LW villa Keatacky
Build Your New Home
We are well prepared to furnish all kinds of
building material to build good houses at re
Flooring $2.50 to $5.00 per hundred
Poplar weather boarding $3.50 to $7.00
Framing $3.50 per hundred
Let us supply your needs in
ROCK BOTTOM PRICES
Stephens & Muncy
BLUE GRASS FAIR
LEXINGTON, SEPT. 5-10
$50,000 prue,;mes $50,000
LIVE STOCK EXHIBITS, ALL KINDS
Poultry, Fox Hound, Baby Shows
BIG LABOR DAY CELEBRATION
Jr. O. U. A. M. Day, Wed., Sept 7
HARREL'S FLYING CIRCUS -TUES-WED.
Sensational Hazardous Parachute Leap, Etc.
FIREWORKS EVERY NITE
RUNNING RACES DAILY
ZEIDMAN & POLLIE 25 Car Exposition Showa
Something New Every Day. REDUCED R. R. RATES
"And the Price Remains the Same" 50c
Maysville Boys Band Every Day and Hite
Louisville & Nashville Railroad
ANNOUNCES ROUND TRIP
$7.32, including War Tax
BEREA TO LOUISVILLE
KENTUCKY STATE FAIR
Tickets on sale Sept 10 to 16 inclusive, and for trains scheduled
to arrive in Louisville before noon Sept. 17th.
Tickets good for return to reach Berea before midnight Sept. 19.
For further or detailed information, apply to local ticket agent.
THIS is a better roof coating made of preservative oils,
genuine asphalt and real asbestos rock fibre. It pene
trates old dried-out roofs, resaturatcs the old felts, Alls all
pores and softens dry scales.
The asbestos fibre cannot rot, burn or evaporate. It
acts like hair in plaster.
Fibre Coating is equally effective on old wood, metal,
or composition roofs. Apply it with a brush, just as it
comes from the can or barrel.
Adds years of life to any roof at very small cost.
STEPHENS & MUNCY
BEREA, KY. PHONE 113