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July 27. lf22
THE CITIZEN A TOl'R OF EASTERN Daniel Boone e xpcditinn, for Boone's KENTUCKY firt vii.it to Kentucky wan across Itjr M. E. Vaughn Pine Mountain into I,etrher county. My last account of the tour tMu Jhr wintor neram hnn m) ktcrn Kentucky by Present , r,.tllrm,, hom, withut ubil(ninK lluNhins, r. J. !. Tr.w,.k ,d son , ....tlement. Ht the way he blazed ,.f Ix.ulsvillc, and myself, ended mt ! invito other of hi. kind to com lyn.1i i. the m, ,-rn mining enter of .( r)1 in Urf, numh,.r( ,urin(? th(l the I'n.tH Slate. Str, (r,,ora(i..r.;n,.xt half century. The direct de- fOMIWfi TO RFRFA t Everything New but the Nam lAJlVlimj 1U DEftLi! MONDAY, July 31 --All Fair v week of , ... ....u ....,, ,, it Ah(,, county's population. I.,or Fork, .is mil.-, below. At Poor, A long and jolting ride down Line Frrk we employed Steve Day. M. j Fork brought u to the railroad, in of Dr. Jonathan C. Day. whr is ! wh. re we took the train for White.. , w working for Berea Collie, to lr(f. I thp ,(l,)hy ,)f ,h(? h((, W( , ,.v. y u m rn Pine Mountain and .t our ..Id friend and comrade. Sol. .I. wn Line Fork in NtrhrV county. rrazirr, who began to plan a sy ..chtoen m.U to the ranroad. ; tenia! ic visitation of our former stu- Thc ament of Pine Mountain wa , dent who live there by the score. ,vigorat.ng and picturesque. In the The number of former Berea students I'axK on top .,f the mountain we m.w living: in WhiteMmrg wa rev Mapped to view the huge form of elation to President Hutchins. He Pig Itlack Mountain that stand ax a ha. been hearing from ao many un barrier between Kentucky and Vir- authoritative source that we are not rinia. Black Mountain la full of reaching the monntaina he waa be ...al; the first vein in 120 feet below ginning t.. mmt alarmed lest it the aurf.ee of the valley; the second he true. We walked from luncheon Ml feet below; the third KM) feet up until aundown, and etill we did not the aide of the mountain; and theivit.it all our former student. The Mirth still 60 feet higher. The com-, blue ribbon for attendance must go hincd thickness of the coal in Mack to the Field family. Howard Field. Mountain ia 23 feet. But Pine Moun- who irrn.luated from college thia past twin, which riaea parallel! to Black Commencement, the youngest child of .Mountain, ami la more than one hun- eig ht rounded out one hundred per Ired and fifty milea in length, ia non-' cent perfect attendance from that workable. There ia mme coal in the family. Ilia oldest brother, Felix oountain. but the atratum doea not Field, j. Federal Prohibition officer Tie horizontally, and therefore cannot ( with officea in Lexington and Cov be worked. Black Mountain kwki ington. The men of the family are just like Pine Mountain on the aur- clean-cut. high-minded lawyers, and face, but iU value extends into thou-, the women are the wives of promi mniN of dollars per acre, while Pine j pent busine. men. We are proud of fountain, except for a little timber the record and the sUnding of the on it, ia practically worthies.. Pine Fields family. Mountain ia the last of the great ! (Other Incidents related next week) ridge of the Appalachian System. , It is almost as straight as the crow j flic, from where it is cut in two by i T,IK ,,, A 'K STONE C Ol RIER he Big Sandy River in Pike countv! Blackstone, Va., to where it ia cut by the Cumberland ; May 6, 1921 River in Bell county. j To Whom It May Concern: In the Pass that mark, the dMd- The Williams Stock Company ha itiir line of lietcher and Harlan coun- j been playing thia town for several ties, on top tf Pine Mountain, stand, years. A majority of the player. a little hut that has sheltered the' 'hose forming, the romp.ny are s.me family for seventy five years. ' personally known to a large number We were informed that the old man ! of our people. They are always wel who livea there was bom on that ' corned, both off a. well a. on the fpot three-quarters of a century ago.' atage, since they are ladies and gen Seventy percent of the mechanical tlemen in both situation, achievements of the modern era have' Their shows are clean and their occurred since thia old man was born j vaudeville strictly within the proprl in thia lonely spot. Far removed dies of polite society. No one need from the haunt, of man and the track i hesitate to take his wife, mother, sjs- f civilization, thia old man has lived. ! ter or sweetheart to see this com I'blivioua to the fart that there ia : Pny play. In fart, our minister throbbing, pulsating world on thejare among the patrons whenever the outride. Neither education nor re- j ahow come, to our town and thia ligion, a. we think of them in t.e ' regardless of the usual antipathy to modern sense, have played any part attending a Tent Show. But this in his life nor in the livea of hi ; ahow ia not the ordinary Tent Show, children. Our driver wa. asked why but higher than that ordinarily seen, he would continue to live there thru-- As an estimate of their perform- out hia life. Hi. answer was, "There j anres, viewed aa such, there appear is a difference in folk.. What suits I ed in the column, of this paper, of one don't auit another. If you give.iaaue of April 2!. 1921, a criticism that old man a blue grass farm, he! written by the undersigned. It whs would not stay on it. It takea i not a paid, nor solicited article, since heap of kind of folk, to make a world.' NO one can buy an article of that It wouldn't do for everybody to want i nature from me, but an honest c.ti- Jt live in the same kind of a place. I n.ate of their work here. The com They ain't enough sich place, for I pany secured this article, printed in tm." I leaflet form, after it waa publiah'd The top of the mountain i o in the paper. They are at liberty to harp that we had scarcely reached ( ue that wherever deemed advisatle. '4U highest point until we started! I do not hesitate to add that the I. wn the steep incline of the other side. At (lordon postoffice we found two of our student.. At thia point our journey turned eastward down Line Fork, one of the principal creeks of Letcher county. Line Fork, with it narrow valley fourteen milea in length, has been the scene of a. many tragediea, i many moonshine raids, a. many spiritual revivals, .a many weddings, aa many hor.e-.wappings, and aa many death., a. any creek of it. length in Eastern Kentucky. The rd ia the creek. The direction that a friend once gave me will apply to Line Fork. In Knott courtty I allied a man the way to a certain point. He replied, "Io you see that creek Well, git in it anil stay in it, and it will take you to the plactft" Darkness came alxiut four mile, from the head of the creek. Wo drove up to the first place that looked commodou. enough to take care of four men and three mule. It hap- I pened to be the home of "Uncle Johnnie Hawkins," whose grandson, I Hayes, of Whitcyburg, graduated from Herea College two year. ago. Uncle Johnnie Hawkins, who ha. I passed hi. ninetieth milestone, haa two brother, and a .isU-r living on Line Fork. They are all past eighty qnrs old and enjoying good health, i or the next eight milea down the crock every other farm we came to ia owned by a Hawkins. They came from North Carolina with their parent, in early childhood, and the yidence now owned by Uncle John iJ? was built by hi. father. Another interesting revelation of thia journey wa. the fact that the majority of the people in I.etcher rid Harlan counties with whom wo conversed came from North Carolina. Many of them belonged to the best people of our town would en dorse what ia written here. Very respectfully, W. A. Land, Editor EASTERN KENTUCKY NEWS (Coatlaa.d tram Pta Two) Disputants Disputant., July 25. School began at Davia Branch July 24, with Mrs. S. P. Hammond as teacher. Crops in this community are looking good despite ao much rain and so little cvltivation. Robert Abney, who ha Sen working at Cynthiana, ia with home folka thia week. James Shear er of Richmond. Sherman Shearer rrd little aon, James, Jr., of Colleee Hill, spent Saturday night at the home of W. S. Shearer. Mrs. G. V. Owen, of Mt. Vernon ia spending a j few days with relatives here. i.ee Gregory of Manchester had been .pending a few day. with hia siVr, Mr.. W. II. Thomas, of thi. place -Mrs. O. M. Payne visited Mrs. R. T. Abney Monday. Miss KIsie Croucher spent Saturday night with her cous ins, Mia. Lula and Myrtle Gadd, and attended church at Macedonia. 1 " til. IS I T3 c "o 9 o V n e a) ai E o U 4 -ft f'' (' V J O w U V S 'A. LOUISE VINSON Charatttr J1MMIE HLFFNLR Comedian BEATRICE LeROY Leading Lady The Famous Heffner Vinson Stock Company Hear Our Famous Blue Grass Comedy Quartette Favorites of Kentucky and Tennessee I'nder Their Big Waterproof Tent Comedy Drama Vaudeville 150 Laughs in 150 Minutes Acton that ACT, Singers that SING, Dancers that DANCE We strive to please everybody, but strictly moral , Opening Bill Monday Night: "HOME and HONOR" Ladies FREE First Night when accompanied by gentleman or lady with paid admission Don't forget the date - July 31 and all week Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Admission reduced to popular prices (including war tax) Adults 35c; children 20c A Diamond Ring Given Away to the Most Popular Lady over 16 years of age attending our show Listen to the Musical Bells at the opening of the show at 7:15 p.m. We are not strangers in Berea as this is the show that was located near the Depot last year. Change of Program each night. REMEMBER This is not a Carnival Company. No Gaming Devices. No High Diving. SAVE NEARLY ONE HALF by Purchasing an All-week Ticket. These Tickets are Sold by Some of Berea't Popular Young Ladies. Headquarters at Berea Drug Company, near Post Office. SHOW GROUNDS Under the Big Tent Half Way From the Depot to the College on Depot Street nd family viaited her mother, Mrs. Jan. Cuinn. Addis Kindred, who has been at the Robinmin Hospital, ia able to be home afrain. Mis Florence Estridff visited her sister, Mrs. El mer Moore, of Berea, few days last week. Willie Denny of Pulaski is helping E. E. Wallace with his to bacco thia week. Mr. and Mrs. Char lie Dunn and son, James, of New York, are visiting; her mother. Mm. Felix Kstridtre. Mies Lillian HuU-h-ins ia staying with her irrandmotlier Foley this week. Mrs. Willie Kin dred had 48 enrolled in her school the first week. The Eftriilpc school has lift bepun yet. Robert Elkin made a business trip thru here Monday. Matlock of Nina visited Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Creech last Wednesday. Mrs. Addie Davis visited Mrs. Dora Davis Sunday. Wallareton Wallaceton, July 24. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wallace attended meeting at the Gladea Sunday. There werei about thirty who took dinner at j I.ewis Botkin's last Sunday. Mr. and j Mra. Jan. Wallace ana r.mma viRiteU Mrs. Kdd Smith of Cartersville Mon day. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Todd and family were dinner guests of Mrs. B. W. Guinn Sunday. J. W. Wallace covered a part of his house last week. Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Smith of Mansefleld. 111., were visitinir hie brother, Kdd Smith, the past week. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. John Guinn CARKAKD COl'NTY White Lick White Lick. July 24. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Calico and Mr. and Mrs. I.'onel Calico were guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Calico Sunday William Karl, 22 months old, the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Zack, Hester Jr., died of Calitis at the C'ibaon Irfirni ary, July 15. The benavtd parents have the aympathy of tie community. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Matlock and children visited relative ia ttraa KlinilavMra AlwA PnnlnarfttfkM Af Hamilton, O., ia visiting her parents,1 Mr. and Mrs. Frank BaUartL A. C Harmony Harmony, July 30. We are having some fine raina here now, and crops are looking fine. Our civil officers still continue looking after moon shiners and bottleggers. Three moon shiners were arrested near Crab Or chard a few days ago, and one large ropper still was seized by the officers. Boys, I want to serve notice on you atrain as a friend: Your Uncle Sam says that hellish business muHt be stopped. W. F. Croushorn sold a nice bunch of fat hogs a few daya ago at 9 1-2 cents, also Dave Collet sold nice bunch at about the same price. Cattle are trading very well. Walter Lawson and wife, who have been up at Kukonto, Ind., for some time, s'opptd tff cn their return to their home at Barbourville, Ky., at W. M. C. Jlutchins a few days last week. School ia going on at Har mony with Mrs. G. M. Collett o teacher. There will be preaching next Sunday at the Van Hook grave-1 yard. Jackson Collett haa gone to visit friends and relatives in Bell county. Mrs. Lou McQuerry U on th sick likt. CONCERT A fine musical program, inter esting to every one, will be given by the Harmonia Society Tuesday. August 1 , 7:30 p.m. COLLEGE CHAPEL Admission 15 cents.