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ml CITIZEN
East Kentucky
News You Get
t ihiii i tBsl.s) aula
to M for MbHnllw, Wt a s
JACKSON COUNTT
Carle
Carico, Dec. 25. Christmas
went
off in thia section quiet and nicely.
Mrs. T. J. Faubua is no better. W.
H. Evans of Moores Creek took
Chris maa dinner with 8. R. Roberts.
Isaac Ilimea is planning on moving
to Indiana thia spring. Messrs, Lloyd
Powell and Hoy Sparks took Christ-
mas dinner with S. R. Roberts. Tho
Christmas tree at tho school of Mis
Mary Moore on Black Lick was well
attended and there were presents for Mrs. Tartons, whert the other mem
all. Bro. John Rose will be our pas- be-s of her family were gathered and
tor for the next year. All remember all had a merry time. Mrs. II. M.
regular time, the first Sunday in Snyder is viri ing her daughter, Mn.
January, and come. We are having
the moat beautiful weather for win-
ter. Mr. and Mrs. Void Woods are
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Willi Spivey
of Iivingston thru the holidays. Mr.
May Robinson has moved down the
river to the Robert Noe place, FJ-
mer Martin was viaiting his uncle's
lost week, Robert Tussey, and Ove
Tuaaey. Jake Angel is spending tho
holidays In Paris. Orb In Smith ts
drilling a well for the Bond ft Foley
Lumber Co., near Whoo en. We
derstand that Curt Steel, who wis
operated on, is improving nicely.
Drip Rack
Drip Rock, Dec. 24-Miss Viols
Alcom of this place and David Tin- was a Christmas tree at the EstrMgc
cher wer quietly married Thursday sihoolhouse which pleased th chil
Doming. Rev. John Tipton perform- dren very much. Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
ed the ceremony. Mrs. Abbie Thomp- Vult entertained to dinner Sunday
son and Joahoal Hollia were married several of their friends and relatives.
Saturday at Irvine. They left for Mr. and Mrs. Dan Botkins and lit
rionJ. Ky, to make their home. Roy j tic son, Lewis Walker, spent Sundsy
Williams has moved to th house re- win Lewis Botkins and family.
cen ly varaUd by Bod Isaacs. Tom Mrs. Anna G. Williams and daugh
Ftker haa moved to N. H. Isaacs' ol 1 ter, Addis, spent Christmas with rel
p'are. Nat Harrison, deputy sheriff, Kivea at Nina. Garrard county.
was thru her the other day summon- ( Mrs. Ida Huff spent Monday with her
irg people to attend court. Ha alto sifter, Mrs. Carrie Owens, in Berei
arrested J. E. Sparkman and Miss j Several from her attended the
Cora Lainhart and put them undei I C.iristmas tree at Wallaceton Satur
b.nd. They are Indicted for living Uy night. Bill Baker and family
together unmarried; also uncle Cart were visiting relatives here Sundv.
rtwier was arrested lor living witn
Martha J. Rosa unmarried. They
have about got the church repaired.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C Alcorn aad Ray
b. Isaac viaited Mr. and Mrs. Roy
B. WiniaiM, Sunday Mr. and Mrs.
Wesley Fox of Foxtown visited Mr.
and Mr. Jota Jack Sparks, Thurs
day night Mr. and Mrs. Bud Isaacs
and children and Nat Harrison visit
ed Mr. aad Mrs. A. C Alcora today.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Baker spent on
night with Mr. and Mrs. N
-
lasses thia weak. Pall Isaacs vtsiui
Roy B. WUlikms Thursday night
Unci Jin Cos is on th sick list
Next Sunday la church day at Drip
Rock. Everybody coma. The Sunday-1
ST 1 r r r n
nicely with C C. Carroll and J. O.
Sparks superintendents. A happv
New Year to all the readers.
Clover Bottoss
Clover Bottom, Dec. 26.-W are
having a wan and bright lumy
tnristmaa. w would much rawer
nave had a Dig snow. Christmas la
passing with several Christmaa trees
and entertainments at the schools,
Miss Zela Dean had a nice program '
ard a real nlc tre for her school
chiidren at uurnam wage. Saturday. .
Carlos and Dallas Axbill gav a
party to th young folks in honor of
Ola Beng from Midland City, III ,
at their horn on December 25 which
th young people seemed to enjoy.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Poindexter of Lex
ington are visiting their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Sherman Settle, durinjf
Christmaa. Kernel Engl haa return-'
ed home from Ohio, wher he has
txen employed.-Mr. and Mra. Uewey wife ,nd five ,it.Je chndnn in mott
Smith took dinner with Mr. and Mrs degtituts circumstances. Miss Kate
Robert Smi h, Sunday. Unci Har- Kindred and brother, Addis, of Rich
din Axbill, accompanied by Ola Benge, 1 mond ar. visiting their relatives, the
is vimung at we old nome place witn
his child-en, Flemon and Francis,
thru Christmas, from Illinois.
School haa begun again at Long
Blanch with Miss Gertrude Abrams
as teacher. We wish her success
with the school, as we have had
trouble In getting a teacher 'o finish
our school. We wish every reader of
Th Citixen a happy New Year.
MADISON COUNTY
Slate Lick
Slate Lick, Dee. 25. Christmas
ray looked more like a spring dav
than 2Mb of December. The Wet
Union Sunday-school had its closing
exercises Fridsy by giving the chil
dren a Chris' mas tree, which niaue
the little folks happy. W invtt nil
back again fh the spring when tho
roads get better. Th following peo
ple are sick with colds: W. D.
Parks, M-s. James Bamett, Oliver
McCormick, K. M. McCormick, aim
th infant child of Mrs. W. M. Kob-
Correspondence
Nowhere Else
si aa) tm la 'I W t nw, TIm hum
MtaM si o fs.lt. Writ slalhla.
erts hat been sick but ii improving.
I D. G. Ring of Normal, III., U
spending the holidays with his sisters,
Mrs. W. D. Parks and Mrs. Thcna
Ruthe-ford. Mr. and Mrs. Jaa. HuJ
son and daugh er, Pearl, aoent
Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Rich
ard Parks. Mrs. Chas. McCord and
daughter, Mrs. G. V. Calloway und
daughter are visiting their mother
Mrs. E. N. McCormick, at Slate Lick.
Mr. Bamett and family spent
Christmas Day with their mother,
March, at Richmond, at present
Mrs. Then and Jack Rutherford
"lent the week end with her sister,
Mrs. W. D. Parks. H. J. Parks and
family left Friday for Lexington and
Rithmond, where they will spend
Christmas and Holidays. Mr. Phil-
lips of Rockcastle county moved to
the house vacated by Joe Cox at
Slate I,ik. One mora week of the
old yea". Here is wishing all the
leaders of The Citixen, a prospjrju
un-,and a happy New Year.
Clay Lick
Clay Lick, Dec. 25. Christina
with the warm sunshine makea us
think of a real spring day. There
Manuel tiuictc Is doing soma ?r
pen try work for Smyra Collins.
Rev. Wm. Lamb, who has been sick
for sometime, la better.
Walnat Meadow
Walnut Meadow, Dec. 26. Christ
mas trees have been in full bloom
since Friday. Todd school gave an
entertainment Friday which was ex
ceedingly good, also had a Christmas
tree with presents for all the school
l : t ti .11 l . .
iruaren ana si ouiaiaers woo care)
to put gift on. A Christmas tre at
Glades church Sunday morning, one
at High Point Monday afternoon.
W T. Anderson is suffering with his
...LI. klk h I...- ..... K. .-n
-Mrs. W. T. Anderson, who ha. been
. . .... , , .
doing private nursing in Berea, is
home. Miss Sadie Baughman of
Richmond is spending th holidays
with her cousins. Mortsie McGulre
-nd M.U(i Vauehn. Miss Golda Mar-
tin Uachlng school at New-
by, Ky., and her brother, Leroy, of
are yuiUnj, their aunt, Betty
0cg. Casper Ogg is home for
Christmas; also Miss Mary Moore is
pending Christmas wi'Ji her parents.
Miss Lula Fortune was marrieJ
Thur,day to a young farmer of New-
by Ky. Carr Freeman ia horn and
p.nning on going to school again
tHa wjnter. C. C. Chrisman is hack
flm Ohio. Will Burnell haa moved
lnt0 their new home.-Mrs. L, C.
Fish, who was so sick, is very much
better, we ere. glad to say. Edd
Kimball, who has been living, the
Jbit two yearg on G B Angel's
rarm( WM pronounced iman and
gcnt to LeXinrton. it ieavet hl.
shockleys and Camobells. B. Mul-
1'ns is very sick at this writing.
LAl'REL COUNTY
Titlsburg
Pittsburg, Dec. 23. Leonard Sand
en, who was hit by th train Friday,
the 15th, has returned home from
the Iondon hospital. ' lie ia doing
nicely. Mrs. Rebecca Browning of
Mulcom has moved to Tittsburir to
stay with her daughter, Mra. W. T.
Young. Mrs. John Wardroup is vey
poorly with consumption at this wrii
leg. Everybody is expecting a line
time at the Methodist church Satur
day night at the Christmas tree.
The death angel visited the hom of
Mrs. Eliira Owens, Friday nl;ht, De
cember 22, and took from them their
father and husband. II is survWod
by a wife and four daughters. They
have the sympi.thy of all. Coal bos
iness is slow in Tittsburg at present,
on the account of bad roads.
Rio Is Well Called Magnificent If Only for Its
Scenic Surroundings
fly BURTON STILLMAN, In Th Spur.
INn tie Janeiro would well deserve to be called magnificent if only
bemuse of its scenic surroundings, which are superb beyond description.
To paraphraw (he familiar strawberry wying, doubtless God might hare
made more beautiful surrounding for city but doubtless He never did.
From the moment of landfall the eye of the traveler by sea is keyed to
expectation, but with the unfolding of the scenic panorama there is
revdntinn upon revelation, until the fullness of the splendor of the
hay dotted with one hundred or more islands and the city, dominated
by the two peaks, Corcovada and Tijuca, is disclosed.
To northward the Organ mountains, some six thousand feet in
bright, rinse in m the hay. One is in an inland sea, with an amphi
theater of 1,00(1 hills, lint the first great single impression is I'ao de
Assucar known the world over as Sugar Tsaf which points skyward
nearly fourteen hundred feet. It is a marvelous iiitrxlui'tion to a great
city.
Of course, every visitor to Rio de Janeiro makes the trip to the top
of Sugar Loaf by the aerial cable car at least once. Time and space
appear to be eliminated in this speedy journey through the air and the
eventual reward in the way of the brond view unfolded at the summit
is too much for words. One has about as little to say ss when one looks
into the yawning gap of the Graue canyon of the Colorado for the first
time.
R0CKCA8TLB COUNTY
Rockord
Rockford, Dec. 24 Fine weather
for Christmaa holidays almost fl.ni
enough for gardenings-Get np a lot
of feed and wood, as it is sure to be
cold by and by. Tobacco stripping
has been all the go for a few week.
Several from around here hav S'ld
and are well pleased with the price.
Tobacco at 35 centa ia a good price.
t'Lcle Nelson Northern of this plae
d-ed lart week. He was very old
His remains were laid to rest in the
Visrs cemetery near thia place.
There waa an entertainment at Wal
nut Grov schoolhous Friday night
with good attendance, and a nicely
filled Christmas tree. Several
speeches and dialogs and good sing
ing. Everybody seemed to enjoy the
occasion. Old Mra. Orval Cope, who
haa been down with rheumatism for
so long, died December 22, and war
buried the 24th in th Scaffold Cane
cemetery. Funeral services were
conducted by Rev. J. W. Lambert of
near Berea. She leave a host "f
friends to mourn her loss. Mrs.
Cop waa a good Christian woman.
and was loved by all who knew her.
She was near 80 year old. She
cam to Kentucky at th dose of the
Civil War, after losing all of he
property by Are. She once was a
stout hearted voman, plowed oxen on
hillsides, and, in fact, did all kinds
o? hard work; raised a Urge family
of her own, then another of grand
children, all of whom are now grown.
Well, it seems everybody around hare
got ready for Chris tan aa without any
moonshine. No one passe shoo'ing
or hollering. You can go to gather
ir.gs and not even be molested in the
least. Dont kaow that all the shin
era are gone, but they are surely
scarce. Whooping cough ia some
better around here. Floyd Rich lias
(rone to Haxard to spend Christinas
with hia parents. Mrs. I. A. Bowman
is with her son, Bob, for a few days.
Qui a crowd was at Rockford to
day and all enjoyed a good time.
lb22 is passing away. Let us all try
and make 1923 a better year. Make
a vow and hold to it We wish The
Citixen a prosperous New Year and
all its readers.
UPPER SILVER CREEK
Most everybody in this community
hss passed from their regular duties
and entered into the true Christina
si l-it
The
in
JuM psrt of a
Pieced together
H. G. WELLS "Outline of History V
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Saatlaa si MaSscSaSaaiar. tM Itvat at Clawa4lra. I ha Irsacaal Maawlawa, lanaat ia.
Ifta Am.rlca at ta. mrauan lha fcral War aa as lata lha lalara y bs fc fum
l)altaMalattlkaarla i! (ItaaALk SUIart St aa slary ISal U!1C. SaaHa.ac.ia
tid aril, lha klMnrs af tha x rij. hut lha arlm .if th- . rlil tha aatalarat- "S as
In lllar.lura af lha .rid. Uta S4iil.j..rir itf Ilia Tlda panuraaM p4i rtiargr, p.i4
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And The REVIEW of REVIEWS
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After the ready response and most
beautiful and effective cooperation
shown on Thanksgiving Day, when
one hundred and seventy-five people
enjoyed a real Thanksgiving dinner
set in the church house, a Thanksgiv
ing program, given by the school,
athletic stunts entered into by both
old and young, and community sing
ing, it was not surprising to have
over three hundred people attend the
entertainment and Christmas tree at
Silver Creek church on Friday night,
December 22nd, given by the school
and Sunday-school.
The program aeemed to be enjoyed
by everyone, and especially the last
number, which was a pantomime of
"Silent Nigh'." Of course every
body enjoyed Santa Claus in his new
apparel, especially each member of
the Sund&y-shool who had the
chance of reaching into Santa's pack.
to let luck decide what should be bis
present.
The children of the school were so
filled with the Christmaa spirit that
they took great delight in buying a
present each for some other child.
Every child attending school received
at least two presents, and those who
also attended Sunday-school received
three gift.
Rev. E. T. Comett, pastor of the
Silver Creek church, having been sick
for some time the church and school
ere sending him a Christmaa gift in
the form of a cash contributien.
Several members of the Sunday
school volunteered to write him a let
ter.
As next Sunday is the time for the
Sunday-school to elect officers for the
coming year, everybody in the com
munity ia urged to cone out and
ttke part in the election and then
attend thruout the year.
The school ia progressing nicely,
with great intf tst on the part of the
tudents and fairly good a' tendance
The Community League having
missed its last regular meeting, on
account of very inclement weather,
will have lota of business to attend
to at i a next tegular meeting, on the
second Thursday evening in January
Ve hope that more of the commun
ity will come out and line up with
the League which ia doing such splen
did work.
Paul Revere, Betsy Rosa and An
thony Wayne were all born on Janu
ary 1st Seems like New Year waa
intended for an American holiday.
Oldest Man
the World
skull, two molar teeth and a ihinh bone!
thry made what f One of the moti per
plexing mysteries in the study of human history.
Were these tht remaini of so spt-likc msn wh
lived SOU.OOO years Sor
Scientists believe that thry were; they call him
the "Dawn Man," and out of the record tiubrddcd
in the rocks they havt reconstructed tht condi
tions of hia life. How he killed his food and
tort the raw flrsh from the bones; how he mar
ried Slid louiiht slid died I How little by little hr
clawed snd clubbed bis way up lo mastery over
the beasts. It ia a fascinating, gripping story, but
it ia only one of a thousand stories that stir your
blood in thia greatest book of modern times.
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a tvata eeafar, aanaf smsi MM
AFRICA IS NOT
'DARK CONTINENT'
But One of "Great Misunder
standings" Is Conclusion of
Phelps-Stokes Commission.
POTENTIAL STRENGTH IS VAST
After Ten Months of Intensive Study,
Kxperts Dtclsr That Nativee Are
Worthy Bst Efforts of the
World.
New Vork. After a ten months' In
tenplve study of the hygienic, eco
nomic, swm'IiiI and rellKious condition
of the nutlve Afrlciin, an liiternationul
eominlsHlon of experts In educational
and nilHNlonury work has reached the
eoneluHlon that Africa Is the "Conti
nent of Great Misunderstandings"
ml her tlmn the "Iurk Continent." and
that the country's vsst potential
strength In raw materials and the de
velopment of Its native peoples should
be emphasised Instead of Its Jungles
and BHvngery. The report of toe tvni
miKMlon has been published by the
Fbelps-Btokes fund.
More limn 2ri,000 miles through
west, south sad equatorlrti Africa
were traversed by the commlaeloo dur
ing the full of WM snd following win
ter, scores of schools and missions sup
ported by churches of America and
Europe visited. Colonial officials and
European traders consulted snd native
chiefs Interviewed In the first effort
ever made to secure a comprehensive
survey.
The personnel of the commission In
cluded Dr. Thomas Jesse Jones, chair
man, writer of the official report, who
Is director of education of tha Phelps
Stokes fund; Jsmes Emman Kwegylr
Aggrev. member of the Fantl tribe of
the Gold Coast ; Dr. Henry Stanley Hol
lenbeck of Wisconsin, for twelve years
a medical missionary ; Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur W. Wilkle of Scotland, mis
sionaries of the United Free Church of
Scotland, snd the Rev. John T. Tucker
of the Canadian Congregational Board
In Angola. Leo A. Roy of New York
I City, aa expert In Industrial education,
served as secretary.
The report says : "Of the many mis
conceptions that still tend to limit the
Investment of capital In African In
dustry and agriculture, to hamper the
efforts of colonial governments and dis
courage the suppor of mlsslona, there
sre four of such Importance as to re
quire consideration In any effort to
evaluate, the educational possibilities.
The flrat of these misunderstandings
relate to the wealth of resourcea and
natural scenery; the second la con
cerned with the healthfulnesa of the
continent and the promising possibili
ties of sanitary Improvement ; the third
haa to do with the laaprovshlllty of the
African people; the fourth with Euro
pean and American Influence.'
Wonderful Physical" Reeaurcea.
Dr. Jones points out thst th Im
mense and varied physical resource
of Africa are practically unknown to
the civilised world, largely because
th researches o far made hav been
for prlvste or government us and
th results bsv net been published.
There is sufficient evidence of poten
tial wealtat," he says, "to convince
the most ekeptteal that Africa ia the
undeveloped treasure house of the
world." The diamond fields of Kim
berly, the gold ridge ef Johannesburg,
the coal mine of Rhodesia, the Ka
tanga copper plateans of Belgian Con
go are cited as specific Instances of
the country's natural wealth. Every
colony ts ssld to hsve some of the
precious meiala In forms snd quanti
ties profitable for commerce. A num
ber of colonies, also the Republic of
Liberia, have immense quantities of
water power. The forest and agri
cultural possibilities have scarcely
been touched and animal husbsndry Is
even less developed.
"Africa's reputation for unhealth
fulness waa the result of the tragic
experience of those who entered the
continent without knowledge of con
ditions or Indifferent to the hsrdshlpe
always attending the entrance of
pioneers into a new Held,'' the report
sets forth. "A fulr comparison of
Africa with other parte of the world
Will undoubtedly show that Africa
will respond to modern methods of
sanitation In exactly the same way
aa continents of similar cllmute, eco
nomic snd social conditions.'
In further dlncuslon on the health
fulness of Africa, Doctor Jones mskes
the following comment : "Even In the
lower levels where mosquitoes snd
tsetse flies have been a menace to
health and life nilNMlonitrles, mer
rhtints and government ottlcluls are
living with considerable sufety and
comfort. Member of the education
commlrwlon were repeatedly Impressed
by the tight of Europeans and Ameri
cans who have lived In thene regions
for many years.
"In one American mission station,
Just where the Congo river crosses
the equator, the commission saw four
A mer loin fuiullles with seven children,
all In good heulth. In another station
on the lower Congo were two Arueri
csn nilkHlonarles and their wives who
have served an average of fortv years
In that region which Is notorious for
m.ilurls and sleeping slcknexa. Near
by was slen a stutlon of JeMiit Fathers
and Urot hers who had lived In the
region for over twenty-five yeses,
"The health orl-nc of the com
aulsalon la moat reinsuring to travel
re la Africa. This party of Amert-
esns snd Europeans, with one native
A fries a, traveled 2MKK) miles for tea
months In coast snd Interior regions
absolutely without Illness front any
A fries a cans. The only prerwetlotas
required were helmets In the treptrs.
dally quinine In malarial regions and
boiled drinking water where the sap
ply wss not supervised.''
Natlvse Respond Readily.
"The Improvablllty of the Afrtcaa
people la clearly shown by their re
sponse to the efforts of missions, gov
ernments snd commerlral organisa
tions. Africans occupy position of
Importance In every colony visited.
There are physicians, lawyers and
ministers who have completed th re
quirements of European unlversit.es.
While the number Is small, it la suf
ficient to prove the capacity of the
people. The clerical tanks of govern
ment. Industry and commerce are very
In rifely entrusted to young African
men. The mechanical operations on
rsllrnads and la construction are more
and more being taken over by Afrfcan
workmen. Every mlaslon gives em
phatic tentlmony to the value ef the
nnttve teachers and ministers. In view
of the Inadequscy snd lack of adapta
tion of educational facilities It ts great
ly to the credit of the native African
thst he bs been able to aehtev the
success observed In every colony.
"Nor are the possibilities of the
Africans to be Judged only by those
who have entered the ranks of civil
Irstlon, whether in Africa, Europe er
America. An adequate study of those
whe sre still In barbaric and primitive
stages will more snd Wore reveal the
fact that th present condition of th
masses of the African people la
nial and comparable with other
p'es at the same stage of development.
Their folk-lore, their handicrafts, tketr
native music, their forms of govern
ment, their linguistic powers, all ar
substantial evidences of their capacity
to respond to the wise approach ef
civilization so thst they may share
In the development of the African con
tinent." The progress of all people fat de
pendent upon co-operstlve relation
ships with other peoples, snd th In
fluence of th white race on Africa ha
sr fsr been, on the whole, good, ar
opinion of the commission expreaeed
In the report in discussion of "Euro
pean and American influence." Ex
tracts on the subject follow :
Whit Influence.
"Som have thought that the hv
fluences of Europeans and American
have been more for evil than for good.
Some have thought that It would hav
been better to leave the African In hi
natural condition. Few hav realised
the Importance of the movements that
have been started and the change
that have bee wrought It moat
stated thst many mistakes have beats
made and many injustices have beets
perpetrated. Ia some section the)
Africans have suffered tragically at
th bands of swiflsh white exploiter.
Evil Influence originated by whit
people still persist In too many tsarta
of Africa. It is, however, th eo
phatlc conviction of the education
commission that the gains that hav
come to Africa through the whit turn
are far greater than the losses.
"Among th moat convincing evi
dences of this conviction ar tho ob
tained from a study of the portions f
Africa now ruled by European nation.
Th elements of life that reflect the)
change introduced by th wait
group hav been the Improvement est
physical well-being. Including th dr
crease of sickness and death sad th
attendant suffering; the decrease and
often the elimination ef th power ef
witchcraft, a form ef oppression ex
ceedingly general and cruel ; th over
throw of Inter-trlbal slavery, th de
velopment of friendly relations among
tribe formerly hostile; the extenatosi
of the economic benefits of the coun
try te all tribe and the opening ef th
doors of civilisation te those who wsr
formerly limited to th narrow esea
pass of their tribes.
"Africa la overwhelmingly rural and
the great mass of her people will al
ways live close to the soil and derive)
their sustenance from the products ed
the soil; but tbey require mor than
lust ruction In agriculture and animal
husbandry. Personal hygiene and
community sanitation, the eimple
hnndlcrafta of the kraal or tribal vil
lage, an appreciation of privacy ha
home life and decency In drees, leader
ship In developing suitable recreation
for th use of leisure time, an appre
ciation of their own history, folk-lore
and music." Such Is the curriculum of
an "adapted" education which the re
port proposes.
Mule Kick Fatal ts Boy, 11.
Poplar Bluff, Mo. A tew hours after
he was kicked In the stomach by a
mule, Joaeph Schorenbourg. fifteen
years old, died at his home near here.
He Whistles Souls
Away From Satan
- Belfast Whistling In church
Instead of atnglng. as a stimulant
of the religious spirit, has been
Introduced at revival meeting
here by Rev. W. Nicholson.
He Insists on the men in bis
congregation whistling the well
known hymns, snd leads them
through nil the verse until be la
sutUHed that they ar putting
their heart Into It.
The effect of severs! hundred
men all whistling st once Is rath
er ear-piercing, but It works
tlieui up to a fervor which the
revivalist turns to good sctvuut
lie claims to number bis con
verts by the thuusaud.

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