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cnuwiN MISS E K I JUL 2 1 BEREA PUBLISHING CO. (INCORPMATtO) MARSHALL L VAUGHN. UlM M. t. III. Aw Am ilili Mm sat tm. 9m. Snltrm l fWl a HrM, g . mn4 til-r wil iMnar, aixfer V Wrr, f. MM AW Ir at m A Vol. XXII. Madison News MISS MARY TODD PASSES TO REWARD Mini Mary Todd, of Paint Lick, wm brought to the hospital at Berea Wednesday fr an operation. She lied Thureday morning, her weaken ed constitution not being able to withstand the shock. Tha burial took place at Manse Saturday. Her many friends will be grieved to hear of her death, and she will be very much missed by the community and the church. She wan every ready, like Dorcas of old, to say a Rood word and perform a kindly service, and wan at all time willing to help the poor. She wan one of the bent worker In the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. DR. ARGO DIES IN COLORADO Richmond friendu were notified bv wire that Dr. W. K. Argo, Supenr tendent for the State Normal School for the Ieaf and Blind at Colorado Springs, had diel on Thursday, last. For a number of years Dr. Argo wa auperintendent of the deaf and dumb achool at Danville. He was born and reared at Paint Lick and waa a grad uate of Centre College. Danville. He 1 survived by his widow, who was Mm. Bella G. Chenault, who had many relativea In this section. Dr. Ariro left here in 1894 on account of bad health and hai aince been in Colorado. OBITUARY Many hearta were aaddened by the audden death of Mr. Sam WUliford. who paaaed away at the Richmond hotpttal on March 25th. Ha waa aick only a few days with pneumonia, but his atrenirth was not sufficient to combat the disease. Hia remains were laid to rest in the Richmond cemetery. He waa fifty-two years of are, and of lata years had made his borne with hia nephew, Eugene Hes ter, who resides on tha Wallaceton pike near Berea. He leaves three sisters and several niecea and nephews to' mount bis loss. The many friends of tha family extend tbelr sympathy to tha bereaved ones. WHISKY TO BLAME FOR KILLING Aa the result of a quarrel in the neighborhood of Bobtown last Sun day Finia Lovett was shot to death by a man named Spurlock. It ia re ported that the kiling was the-result of a fight over moonshine whis ky. Spurlock is said to have shot Lovett to death with a 44 pistol, ne is then aaid to have mounted a mule and ridden away. Sheriff Wbitlock wenv to the scene of the shooting Sunday as soon as notified. Details of the shooting are meagre. Mr. Bush said that witnesses to the shooting said Spurlock and a frien.l named Ike Burton stopped by Ruck er's store, below Bobtown, to warm. Soon Lovett came in. The officer rtate was that there that witnesses say Lovett drunk and made a boast he could whip any man and would do so. No one seemed to pay much attention to bim, however, until he started out, when he is alleged to have struck Spurlock, and knocked him down, say ing that he was going to whip him. Spurlock is said to have drawn hia pistol, 44, and fired at Lovett, kill ing almost instantly. Spurlock then trot on his mule and left The of ficers were told, Mr. Bush says, that Spurlock had gone to Clay county. The dead man ia said to bo about 35 years of age. TO RESTORE MORGAN STRAIN Efforts of Department ef Agriculture Shewn In Rscent 300-Mile Tast foe Horses. EfTorta of the United Statea Depart ment of Agriculture to restore the Morgan strain of horses, which had be come nearly extinct showed their ef fect Id the recent 300-inlle test for army horse. Out of 27 eotrtee. only tan finished, and of these the sixth and aeveuth were Morgan homes, ona of them raised on the departments stock farm In MssschuettB. The horses were required to trsvel 60 miles a day for Ave days, carrying the regulation cavalry load of 24 pounds. PROFITABLE TO RAISE MULES Plan Suggested te Farmsre Wb Ba parlance Difficulty In Sailing Young Herste. Man with sood slxed mares, who are having a bard time disposing of rounf horses will find It more profit able to raise niulej than to raise colt. Medium-priced Jacks can bow be pur chased with t reasonable certainty f The citizen, Dvotd to tlie Interests of tlie Mountain .Pecrple Five Cent Per Copy Kentucky' News RELIGIONISTS INDICTED Five memlicrs of the Holy Roller sort were indicted, following the death of Marie Sutton, five-year-old daughter of Mrs. Vents Sutton, of Shepherdsville, who recently died from the effects of burns suffered when her dress caught fire from an open grate. It Is alleged that after medical at tention had been given to the child the persons indicted induced Mrs. Sutton to submit the patient to them for treatment, ca'ised the bandages to be removed and undertook to" sub stitute mental treatment and prayer for the remedies applied by a physi cian. The indictment charge willful anJ unmerciful Injuring of a child less than 16 years old. WILL NOT ALLOW HOGS AT LA RGB Louisville, April 16. Hogs will not he permitted to run about the streets of any incorporated town or city in Kentucky this summer, and th-y may be kept in towns , only where the space and 'cleanliness constantly maintained are aufflcient to prevent offensive odors or other conditions dangerous to health. Dr. A. T. Mc Cormack, State Health Officer, an nounced here today. There is a law on the Kentucky atatute books which authorixea local health authorities to prosecute per sona who permit their hoga to become a nuisance, ha explained, and it is the Intention of the State Board of Health to recommend such prosecu tion wherever conditions are encount ered that seem to demand it. Hogs running at large, he pointed out in explanation of this decision, constitute a real menace to tha health of a community. There ia an ever-present danger of their pol luting water supplies and unclean pens are a favorite breeding place for flies and a very common source of the diseases which flies disseminate. NEXT NOVEMBER AND Tl'CKY CHILDHOOD KEN How Should the State Superintendent Re Secured? Since the people of the State are being asked to strike out of our con stitution the provision for the elec tion of a State Superintendent of Schools on the regular State ticket, it is only reasonable that they should ask, "If we do not elect our Super intendent, how is he to be secured? In what way can conditions be bet tered?" The school people of the State proposed the amendment In question, and worked to get it put before the people, so they should answer the question stated above in ss clear and definite terms as pos sible, and show that they have made j a wise proposal. Three methods of securing a Super intendent of Schools might be sub stituted for our preseift method. He might be elected by popular vote, but the -"School Ticket," along with the members of the County Boards, ! instead of on the general ticket put out by parties; he might be nomi nated by the Governor and approved by the Senate, or appointed by a State Board of Education, as City and County Superintendents are ap pointed by city and county Boards of Education at the present time. Before attempting to show the merits and weaknesses of these methods of securing a Superintend ent for tbe schools of our State, let ua consider what are the essential characteristics to be sought in such an official. All will probably agree that along with the most unswerving honesty and sterling manhood should go a broad and thoro education, high degree of professional training, and a successful experience In the administration and supervision of educational activities similar to these for which he would be employed. The time has long since paaaed when mere honesty, character, and business abil ity are sufficient qualifications for the, proper handling of a great sys tem of education such as a State de mands. Now let us look into the advan tages and dlsadvantagea of each sys tem. The first method has the advantage of placing the choice immediately in the bands of the poopla. This would deserve no small consideration were it not for certain disadvantages I BEREA, MADISON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, APRIL 21, 1921. Great Heart Filled r - r This great iirnrt" was utilized In New fork city In collecting money for the Ktin.H'Hii famine relief fund, and It was rapidly filled up. each contrib utor tiiklnu one of the xiiinll Unit" with hbh It m originally covered. which would accompany it. Any method of election would limit the choice to residents of the State, place a premium upon favoritism in office, give an advantage to the person who worked for immediate show of re sults Instead of one who would strive to lay deep and aolid founda tions for a aystem of education worthy of our people, and demand a spirit of self-advancement very dis tasteful to the best type of achool man. Tho really big men tn the ed ucational field are not seeking but being sought today, and Kentucky heeds the biggest man obtainable to bring her schools up to an efflolency worthy of her children. In addition to these objections to the elective method, the average cltiien la far j Dakota, Indiana, Montana, North less capable of making a wise choice Carolina, Iowa and Massachusetts, aa to professional fitness for a highly. technical position than would be the JO ARM EMPLOYEES members of a small Board. To bring ( The'Postoffice Department has an thia point out more clearly, ask any. nnwd that It will arm Ita employes cittten of Louisville. Lexington, Co-' against postal robberies. ington, or any smaller city, town, or village In our State what he would think of electing a Superintendent of , Schools for 'his system by popular; vote from among tha citizens of his ' community and see what he would , say. Such a method would not be ( considered for a moment. These . school systems demand the privilege of going upon the open market andtnent ia determined to put an end toi securing the best taient their money ( raids by robbers such as have oc and opportunities for professional rurred recently In Western cities, service will buy. If this system of j The department als announced appointive superintendent is so evi-,that serious consideration was given dently good for the people of thes to recommendation to Congress of an units, why should it not possess dis- tlnct merit for a state system? THE MENACE OF PEONAGE In connection with the recent dis f insures concerning Negro pconagi . . .. . . i-J l serfdom entailed by reason of indebt-' edness, real or alleged-Hasting. Hart in the Survey for April 9, (p.43) make, significant atatements a. a rJ suit of extenive studies fn seven I .nnthon, ... Alfh Hirer vL' dence is not abundant. It la a mitter',"" the importation and bringing , . . . ..... (4i.,f of intoxicating liquors into the prov- of common knowledge, he says, "that,, ? , . . . . . , ince of Ontario be forbidden?" illis Klim Ul Ullr-nill una nub 111-1 ...... . . . frequently occurred." The Texas I " ,,n8 to, "" Board of Pardon Advisor, in January , ,nflow f "T l" 0l,tar 1919, reported on the operation of , f the Provnf J well the Indeterminate sentence law ,n' from abroad, is for the Governor that state that the principle motive "ue his proc am.tion making ef Impelling the parole of convicts f th .Dominion act forbiddmg Ai . i.. k.! .vt.-nwi "" Importation. nsrllivu V- w vv vis vaa uiv v men who are capable of rendering good service either aa a farm la borer or as a mechanic, at compara tively, speaking, a low compensation." The report continues: "The longer the term tha convict has to serve, the more desirable he la to the applicant for parole. We have had frequent letters from men under parole stat ing that they are overworked and asking. In somecsses, that they be returned to the penitentiary if they cannot be paroled to some one els or granted a pardon." The Board stated Its inability to substantiate all these charged, but recognised the danger of a condition developing "which would almost amoant to s!avery." Mr. Hart sug gests a conirtcssiohat Investigation, but records tl.at aplendid efforts are beirg made in the South to combat such practices. To put an end to such injustices is one of the aims of the Southern Sociological Congress now affiliated with the American. So ciological Congress, with offices In Washington, D. C. for the Hungry J U. S. News Cincinnati. Anril 19. A three-yean old child toddled into an elevator extent of property loss can not be de shaft while his parents were inspect- termlned for days. In Arkanaaa on in furniture and fell three Im Si No bones were broken, and it ia thought that he will recover. The United Statea ia now building six new battle cruisers which have four turbine generatora of 180,000 horse-power each. They are equip ped with four propellers, 15 .feet In diameter and each propeller appara tus weighs about 1,400 tons. These ships have a speed of 40 miles per hour and will be known as the South j "Many of the employes are men of great nerve and experienced In the use of firearms thru military and naVal service, and they will give a warm reception to the riiail robbers," gaij the department's announcement, jt was added that these employes would instruct others in the use of firearms, as the Postoffice Depart- amendment to the penal code provid- ing more robbers. severe sentences for mail CANADIANS ENDORSE PROHIBITION Tn a referendum vote in Ontario i last Monday the electors of the prov- I 1 x.J ,L J 1 J inre voveu me. province Done ury. , v ... , offlc'al ,eyS J . , ' . The total vote cast was 60'000' t. , . fc TV. arIm MKAatiAs la iha KMnf avaa " M"""" . . . - . as a result or wonoay s vote six provinces Albert, Nova Scotia, Man itoba, Saskatchewan, Prince Edward Island 'and Ontario are now dry, government control of liquor Is in effect In Quebec and British Colum bia. New Brunswick and Yukon Territory will hold a referendum dur ing the year. Radium Thrown Away. Toledo, O. Sewers here were being searched by au expert from Pittsburg for t),O0O worth of nullum lost In a raich baslti at tt. Vlucent'e Hospital when a relative of a man being oper ated upon threw It Into tha basin with out knowing Its value. The searcher began work with an electroacupe, but had no results. Auto Overturned ; Twe Killed. Henderaop. Ky William Bllllnns, M yesrs old, and Melvln Woods, 82 yoars old, of Owenshoro, were killed when an automobile driven by Woods was overturned on tha Coryum road. Untitle lUlllntiit, Xi yaura old. sou of one of the victim, aud lleury Taylor were Injures, Hillings probably faUUy. On Dollar and Fifty Centa Far" Year SEVERE STORM SWEEPS SOUTH TOLL MOUNTS IN STORM-t-MORE BODIES FOUND IN AREA SWEPT. Victims tn Six Statea Are Placed at 97 and Relief Agents Fear Total May Oo Higher Proptrty Damage Runs Into Millions. WeaUrrJ NwspDr Union News Serrle Memphis, Tenn. Incomplete reports from tho sis states awept by storms allowed a death list of 97, with 20 In jured aerloUHly and almoat 30 auftertn leaser injuries. Property damuge, It was estimated, Vtll run Into the mil lions, and when relief partlea report I from Isolated sections It Is feared that the death toll will mount higher. Aa compiled by states the death list was: Texua. 9; Arkansas, 66; Mississippi, 8, and Alabama, 1L In Arkansas the Injured list had reached 71. There were no death reported In Georgia and Tennessee. Torreutlal rains that followed the wind have delayed relief work, but In Arkansas the Red Cross has begun work In countlea where hundreds of families were made homeless. Tents have been supplied by the National Guard aud food la being sent in. The stead counties, a rich farming section, practically every building was de stroyed, newly planted crops washed out, orchards ruined, roads and bridges badly damaged, wbile telephone and telegraph wires were almost all de stroyed Railroads In that section report tracks washed out at a number of places. Farm houses a distance from the direct path of the storm were dam aged badly. Estimate made In these two counties place the property and crop loss at more than $2,000,000. At Atlanta, O'Farrell and Avtnger, across the Arkansas Una in Texas, farm houses were destroyed and crops (n these sections are almost a complete lo Ileavy property loaa In Tennessee la reported from Newport, Lynnvtlle- and Connersvllle. In Shelby County alone the County Commissioners estimated the lose to roads and bridges to be $75,000. In Mississippi, In addition to actual loss from the high winds, mucn farmland was inundated by rising streams. A report received from Alm te County said that 10 farmhouses 'were destroyed by the storm and 10 persona Injured, one fatally. In Alabama property loss In Birm ingham la estimated to be S200.000, with 10 persons Injured. Heavy rains and high minds In several parts of Northern Alabama also are reported to have caused heavy property and crop loss. In Georgia, where a heavy wind and rain storm ftruck at Rome, the property Ions will exceed S200.000, U was reported Crown For 8alel Paris. With the "quantity of dol lars" said tn be the deciding factor, two American Princesses are running neck and neck In a race for a throne In Europe. The winner of the race will be the first American "Queen." The contestanta for the royal honors are the Princess Christopher, of Greece, formerly Mrs. W. B. Leeds, and the Princess Vlora, nee Helen Kelly, former wife of Frank J. Uould. The crown they seek is that of Albania, where a hot political flutit Is going on. Boys Held In Bondage. Wichita, Kan. Seven boys, from 13 lo 17 years old, former wards of tho Juvenile authorities at Louisville, Ky., are held In virtual slavery on a farm near lllackwell, Okla., ac-ordlng to a story told by Henry Varbel, IS year old, from Ott-ensboro, Ky, to the Secre tary of the W ichita Social League. The btd alleges he and tha other boy wore mistreated. He declared that strictest rule were enforced and lib erties never were accorded to theui. Fleet Te Ba Reviewed. Washington. Secretary Edwin Den by will invite President Harding to review the AtlurHIc fleet off the Vir ginia ipes when the fleet conies North May 1. Admiral Wllaon'a forces will leave tlutuitanuiuo April 23 and will break up oft the Capos four oi tlv days luter, the individual ships going to their home vard for repairs. Eiploaion Rocks Town. Randolph, Mass. Randolph was rocked by a aerie of eplolous In the plant of tbe tnited Ktatea Fireworks Company, which, with the subneuuent Ore, dentroyed that plant, shook house for mile around and tutted e'ecpiug persons from their bed. A score or more pewons suffered minor lujurtes. Property ilaiiiiiica was axtlmated at about S0,00U. 'Hia blast waa fait with in a radius of 25 mi lea. In Boston, on tha edjte of clr.-l with that radius, buildings were shaken severely. Real dents became terror-stricken. Our Threefold Aim: To fir the Newt of Berea and Vicinity To Record tho Happening of Berea College; To bo of Interest to all tha Mountain People. No. 4.1 World News The ex-empress of Germany, after long illness, died during the week of heart trouble. She was sixty three years of age and had raised large family of sons for the em peror. Sho has never been considerd brilliant woman and preferred her household duties to state occasions. She came from' one of tho small states of Germany. It Is probable that the issue of the war acted un favorably on her health, as she be lieved that Germany was fighting a fensive warfare. Her Influence on political matters seems to have been small. The exchange of ambassadors has figured prominently during the week. The United States has appointed Myron T. Herrick as our representa tive to France. He was much liked there when he served before and will be welcomed back. A new Italian ambassador arrived in New York, Vittorio Roland Ricci. In an address he prepared the way for his mission by suggesting that the United Statea could help Italy by receiving her emigrants and by supplying capital to develop her water power contained in the mountain streams. The discovery of inflammable ma terial in Westminster Abbey and a possible plot to destroy that notable place associated with the greatest names of history comes as a surprise. It can hardly be credited that so dastardly a deed could be planned by any of the riotous element of Great Britain. It has been attributed to the Irish radicals, rather than the striking laborers. The discovery of the oil-soaked rags, however, shows the watchfulness over so revered a place as Westminster Abbey. A party of radical Russians, de- f ported from the United Statea, waa refused entrance in the porta of Rus sia. As a . consequence, they were brought back to Ellis Island until some plan could be devised to get rid of them. Arrangements have been made, at last, with one of the small states along the Baltic that separated from Russia in the war, to receive . them in their port of Libu and send them overland across the border to Russia. The United States is about to with draw its forces from the Republic of San Domingo, where they have been in control for many months. Occupation was made to prevent the unstable condition that was likely to tirise from a revolution, with the possible interference of other out side parties. This little republic is too close, to the entrance to the Pana ma Canal to come under unfriendly control. During Grant's administra tion San Domingo sought to be joined , to the United States, but the Senate refused to accept it. It is reported that Sun Yat Sen has been elected president by the Southern provinces of China. For some time there has been a ood deal of conflict between Southern and North ern China. The Southern part la considerably more democratic. An nouncement is made from Pekin that the election is a farce without sig nificance. It would seem to an out sider unfortunate should China be weakened by division at a time when she needs her full strength to resist the ncroachmenta of Japan. Forecasts of the year'a crops are already being made in some sections. The Argentina Republic reports the largest results yet secured. Not only is the wheat crop large, but maise and alfalfa and fruits are abundant. Prices of these articles, as well aa stocks of merchandise, are lower than they have been. There ia prom ise that food suppliea for the winter will be in existence. It now remain to eee that they get to placea where they are needed. Arms Stock Salxad. El Paso, Texas. Fifty pistols and 30,000 rouuds of ainiuuultlon, ail.Amer lean made, were Mixed In Juarss by custouia nieu under coinuiaud of Rafael Davlla. Tli auiuiuultioa, packed aa If for shipment, ws Inteuded for ban dits In Southern Chihuahua, Colonel 1 vlla said, according to privat In formation b had obtained which 14 lo the salsur. fctajadln.