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TD-vrot.(pgi to the Interests of tlie oianteiin People BEREA PUBLISHING CO. (mcoroATu MARSHALL E. VAUGHN. UlM Our Threefold Aim: To giva the Newa of Berea and Vicinity; To Record the Happenings of Berea College; To be of Interest to all the Mountain People. JAMS . MINHAItT I ! al Hmm. Km., a m4 tlmm mnM mmtr, mAr AMtf ktmrrk, im, fttliit Avar Vumrmtam henm. Km Vol. XXIV. Five cents Per Copy BEREA, MADISON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, OCTOBER 12, 1922 No. IS FOREST FIRES IN CANADA KILL 30 Many Towns Are Destroyed as Thousands Flee Flames. RAINING IN COBALT DISTRICT Fifty Miles ef Ruined Homaa and Blackened Forests In the Charlton District Blaie 8preada In 6t. Maurice Valley. Quebec, Oct. 7. A death loll of more than thirty pernona la certain, It la reported, lo tlie brush and foreat Urea In the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Timber land la the 8t Maurice valley. In Quebec, la ahlaxe, Urea spreading aouth and southeast towsrd thla city and the vIIInk lym north of Montreal In what la dcecrlbed aa Canada's worat conflagration. Ralna In Cobalt District. Cobalt, Ont.. Oct. 7. Italn haa been falling through the CoS.at Ilailcy hury and New Linkcard districts anil the menare of huah firea here la defi nitely at an end for tbla year. In the town of llalleyhury the tittitit haa fallen aa a cloak of gloom. Ilglitlee. without waterworks 2,aJ iele hnmoleaa and with lanterns moving about in the last thin baxe of smoke and ateuni rising in the rain. Hewn bodies have been taken Into the morn ue, fifteen others are retorted found, and thf pall of di-Hth Is lie lleved to extenj away north Into the Charlton district. Vast Area Burnet.. The rounlryaiile away to the north for fifty mllea Is marked by ruin after ruin where farmsteada fell aa tlndVr to the flamca. VlllnRca that have been wlcd out Inrlmle Thornaloe, Karlton. Charlton, Krnaheek, Onheo. North TemlokumluK. Ileaalip, North Cobalt, anil so on. while tlie meal aide of New Llskeurd la In aahea. llalleyhury la two-thirds In ruins and property lose will resell $3,000, 000. HARDING DECIDES ON BOARD President Haa Practically Selected the Seven Mjmbare of Coal Fact Finding Commission. Washington, Oct. 7. ConiTete rco omnienilatiiHia for accelerating diatrt. bullon of coal were decided by the advisory committee on transportation, recently appointed by Federal Fuel IXstrlhutor C E. 8liena, at a confer ence hvld here. At the mine time It was announced that I'reHldeut Harding hiia practi cally selected the aeveu memliera of the fail tlnulug commission created by rong reus. They are aald to be: Oacar Straus of New York, John Hays Hammond of Waahlngton. William It. Wilson of nioanhurg, Pa.; A. T. Iladley of New Haven, Conn.; W. L. Itlpley of New ton Center, Mass.; Ir. Harry A. Car Oeld of Wllliamstown, Maaa.; John Ilrown of Indiana. HARBORD PLEADS FOR ARMY Makea Stirring Appeal Before R serve Officers Convention for "Rising Market on Army." Waahlngton, Oct. With the War department already aeriously curbed by scant appropriations for an ade quale land defense and with the pros pect of further reductions In defenae approprlattlona planned by congress. Ma J. lien. J. U. llarhurd, deputy chief of etaf. made a stirring appeal be fore the reserve officers' contention here for a "rising market u the army." (Jeneral Harbord likened the army to a great Insurance corporation In which the people and the reserve o cers were stockholders and cougreas the board of directors, Rsds Win 80t Each Cincinnati, O. Their game dash for econd place In the National League race of 11RS2 netted the Cincinnati Beds flR,MH their share of the World Keiieo receipt according to figures made public In New York. Figuring hat 21 players will rec full shares In the pool won by the Cincinnati teum, each lied will pocket approximately f808.no. The 8L loula llrowna, who finished aecond In the American League fight, also will divide $18.S48. filgantie Cache of Booxe New York In the cellar of a fac tory near the lOast Hlver, as com pletely entombed by walls of brick nd cement ss the treasures of All Ilaba and the Forty Thieves, there waa found, prohibition agenta aay, one of tbe richest stores of contraband liquor SO far selr-ed about $750,000 worth of champagne, wtuiky and alcohol, ttootleg quotations, la the gigantic eache, they aald, were 100 barrela of champagne, IV) barrela and 2.000 rases of whlaky snd about 500 flva gallon cane of alcubol. INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR OF BOARD OF SANITARY ENGINEERING Surprising Facta Revealed aa to Ken tnrky's Death Rate from Fly Borne Disease A recent interview with F. C. Du gan, Director of the Board of Sani tary Engineering for the State of Kentucky, and Co-lahorating Sanitary Enrfncer for the United States Board of Public Health Service, brought out some interesting facta. Mr Dugan said that in the year 1920 and 2l Kentucky led all other states in the Union in the highest death-rate from typhoid and dysentery. This, he said, was a direct reflection on Kentucky's sanitaOion methods, aa these disease are large'y fly borne and the germ are carried from unsanitary tolleta used by persons suffering with the discards or carrying the germs in their system. A person characteris ed aa a typhoid carrier la one who contains in his eystem typhoid germa, thn he may be apparently in good health. It is possible, and in many rases it has happened that such a person haa by the use of an unsani tary toilet caused the spread of ty phoid thruout the entire community. Mr. Dtigan say that ho believes the only hope of overcoming the danger of these diseases in Kentucky is by the use of the sanitary toilet aa pre rcribed by the State Board of Health, and by the atrict enforcement of health and sanitation ordinanrea by thf State and local officials. Mr. Dugan was asked if spreading drr lime over the toilet would kill the disease germs. Ilia answer emphat ically wns that it would not, that only the ge-ma touched by the lime would he destroyed. The only way, he said, to lie sure of safety was to use the lime solution as approved by the State Board of Health. Replying to a question aa to the authority of local health officers to enforce a sanitation ordinance, he said any municipality haa a right to pasa an ordinance which does not con flict with the constitution or State taws. The Berea Ordinance, he ex plaired, is based on section 2057 of the Kentucky Statutes and this sec tion haa been upheld in numerous! court decisions. Mr. Dugan stated, limit the Rcrea Ordinance. RICHMOND CIRCUIT COURT llaker Given 21 Ye s Long Acquit ted 35 Indictments Brought in ! by Grsnd Jury Tye Baker who murdered Gillia Abnry in the Bearwallow section of this courty last summer waa found guilty by the jury which heard the case in Richmond Circuit Court an.l he was given 21 years in the Peni-I tentiary. I i Col'ina Long, of the Whites Station neighborhood, charged with having1 a moonshine still on hia farm was' acquitted. Up to the present time the grand jury haa brought in 35 Indictment about 20 of which were for handling whisky, most of the other indict-1 ments were for carrying concealed weapons, perjury ard stealing. Th" court haa been engaged moatly with civil cases during the last week. LIBRARY ASSOCIATION MEET ING IN BEREA Large Representation from over the State Th Kentucky Library Association opened today in the community room of the Union Church building with representatives present from almost every public Pbrary in the State. Dr. Jamea Watt Raino gave the we'rome addresa. The rerponae was' made by Geo. T. Little, Public LI-! brary, Louisville. The chief feature of the afternoon session was an address by Miss Mary Eileen Ahern, of Chicago, Editor Public Libraries. Prof. John K. Smith will speak thla evening at 7:30 on "The Librarian and the Country Child." MADISON LOSES PROMINENT MAN Robert R. Rurnam Diea at Hia Home la Richmond Robert R. Burnam, prominent Mad ison county man, died at his horns in Richmond last Monday, October 9, as a result of a atroke of apoplexy. Mr. Burnam was 84 years old. He waa at tha time of hia death cashlv of tha Madiaon Natioral Bank, and was paat grand commander of the Knights Templar of Kentucky. no is survived by his widow and four children. r r rrs . , , . 1 1 v ,. lVlew of Chaiiak. from Hlilch now witlidraw. 2 rirst picture of nient to Miswurl'a soldier dead to SUIT MAY BE FILED TO RECOVER SCHOOL FUNDS Frankfort, Ky., Oct 6. If the sug gestion mndo today b7 Superintend ent of Public It.i tructlcn George Col vin is carri?d out by Roy Holman, county attorney of Ballard county, suit will be instituted shortly in that county to recover money illegally spent by tha beerd of education of Ballard county. A recent investiga tion of Bal'ard county rhowed that u tremendous dibt hrs been incurred by the board of education of the county, fir in excesa of anticipated revenues. Under the law no county board ot education can legally incur obliga tiona in excess of the anticipated rev enues for any year. Mr. Colvin ! anxious t3 have this section of the law construed by the courts, it was said today. Many thousands of dollars. Super intendent Colvin said, which have been expended illegally by county boards of education for 1920, 1921, and 1922, should be recovered. KNOTT COUNTY STILL ON GOOD ROAD TRAIL Whiteiburg, Ky., Oct 7. Fifty good road enthusiasta, county offici als and others, left here in twenty five automobiles for nindman, Knotc county, where an important good roads meeting has been railed for to night. Hon. Emery L. Frazier, for-m-ly of Lawrenceburg, and R. M. Field will be the leading speakers from thia city. The purpose of the meeting is to create more interest in good roads, and especially to further completion of the Whitet burg to nindman high way, which was started by Letcher county last year and six miles of the highway constructed. Knott county will shortly call a bond election to vote sufficient money for the completion of her end of the highway. Much interest is centered in the meeting, the largest good roads meet ing railed for the mountains in months. Letcher county is said to be leading other mountain counties in good road work. Nearly $500,000 ia being expended on roads at the present JAMES POWERS UP TO COURT OF APPEALS Frankfort, Ky., Oct 6. Whether Jamea Powers will die in the electric chair at Eddyville or be granted a new trial on the charge of murder ing Morris Lee, Covington theatrj man, rests with the court of appeals, arguments in the case having been hea-d here today. Powers, Iaiah McKnight, Ray Rog ers and George Sanders were alleged to have followed Lee for the purpose of robbing him. Lee was shot and killed and it was testified at the trial that rowers was responsible. The caae was submitted today at the cloro of arguments, John T, Mu-phy of Covington, making a plet for a new trial and assistant attorney general Tom McGregor arguing for the commonwealth- AGED WOMAN KILLED BY AUTO Covington, Ky., Oct 8. Mrs. Char lotte Handle, rged 92, waa killed to day by an automobile driven by Mrs. Catherine Cameron of this city. Wit nesses to tha accident said that it waa unavoidable. Mrs. Handle was an in mate of the old ladies home at Cov ington. I the llrltlsli huve u-en controlling the Iiardam1 Jnpnnese troops evacuating Siberia, emlinrkltig he unveiled at Cticpt'.v. France. November II. STATE PHARMACIST EXAMINA- The quarterly State Pharmacist Examination and Business Meeting of the Board of Examiners was held in Berea on the 10th and 11th of th's month. The Board ia composed of Mr. Brown, of I.exington; Mr. Wilson, of Louisville; Mr. Patterson, of Hawev ville; Mr. Hudson, of May field; and Mr. Porter, of B?rea; also Mr. Bloom field, attorney, of Louisville. There were eighteen entrants for the examination, which was held in the Masonic Hall. Two of the meetings of the Board must occur in Louisville and Coving ton. The other two muft be held, one in Eastern Kentucky and the other in Western Kentucky. Generally a town ia eelected where there are good hotel accommodations. This ia the second time in ten years that Berea has been chosen. PRISONER CUTS DEPUTY. SHERIFF Peyt Hendricks, on the Tate's Creek pike, is in jail charged with malicious cutting and may have charge of possessing liquor preferred against him as a result of an attack made on Deputy Sheriff Franklin Dcatherage, Sunday. Mr. Deather age was called out to get Herdricks on complaint that he waa drunk, and aa he started to town with him in a car, Hendricks is alleged to have drawn a knife and cut the officer in the hand. Mr. Deatherage kept his head and got Hendricks back in the car without having to shoot him as many less cool men might have done. Hendricks is alleged to have taken a quart of liquor away from a man namod Whitaker and this is said to have started all the trouble. Rich mond Register. JAMES H. LETCHER ELECTED PRESIDENT OF KENTUCKY S, S. ASSOCIATION Time and Place for Next Meeting Undecided Winchester, Ky., Oct 7. James H. Letcher of Henderson was elected president of the Kentucky Sunday school Association at the closing bus iness session of the annual conven tion yesterday. The time and place of the 1923 con vention will be determined by the ex ecutive committee at a later date. According to resolutions adopted, the convention next year will be held In two sessions, one to meet west of Louisville. ' Other officers elected were M. T. McEldowney of Winchester, vice-presl- I dent; Clarence Watkins of Louisville, treasurer; Miss Mary Wilson of Maysville, secretary of the conven tion. THREE MINERS KILLED BY FALLING SLATE Hazard, Ky., Oct 10. O. C. Col lina, 46 years old; Henry Lucy, 41, and Dave Johnson, 22, negro cal miners, we-e killed in the Rockhome mines, rear Blackey, Saturday, by falling rlate. The miners were working in dif ferent localities, but had stopped work to talk together and rest when a piece of slate eight feet long, four feet wide and two feet thick, fell from the roof of the mine, crushing them to death. The bodies were taken to their homes in Birmingham, Ala., for burial. lies. I . ii i i rom which tliey lit Vladivostok, 3 MoOU- MADISON TO HAVE TRAINED NURSE Fiscal Court Votes Appropriation of $600 The ' Madison County Fiscal Court stepped forward last Tuesday when it voted to appropriate $600 toward paying for the services of a trained nurse for Madison county. Thia appropriation followed an of fer by the State Board of Health to put up $900 for this purpose, provid ing the county would meet this amount with the other necessary $fno. This step puts Madison in line with 74 other counties in the State and will bring the care of a nurse to mary who have hitherto been neg lected. IRVINE CIRCUIT COURT CLOSES WITH UNPRECEDENTED DOCKET 40 Convicted for Violation of Liqnor Laws Irvine, Ky., Oct. 6. Circuit court closed today after being in session two weeks and four days. The doc ket, which was the largest for many years, with more than 150 cases, was i cleared. The records ahow 40 con- I victed for violation of liquor laws, 5 , ' ent to the state reformatory for , house breaking, and 1 sentenced for , ife Imprisonment for murder. The , "ext term of court will convene Jan . uary 3. ,WACO MAN TAKES OWN LIFE Body Found In Hia Barn During the week news came from Waco, Ky., that John Thomas, a farmer of that place, was found dead in his barn last Friday morning about 7:00 o'clock. According to the report, Mr. Thomas had gone to do his feeding, and aa he did not return as soon ss his wife expected, she went out to look for him and found his body hanging in the barn. Mr. Thomas was well thought of in the section where he lived and tha way in which his life was taken waa a great shock to his friends. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Carries Moo res. $66,000 DAMAGES BY FIRE IN GEORGETOWN Georgetown, Ky., Oct 8 A $66,000 fire destroyed the seed-cleaning plant ard warehouse of G. M. Taylor hen late Thu-sday afternoon. The three-story building occupied j by the plant, $36,000 worth of bluo i grass seed and $20,000 worth of ma chinery were destroyed. The loss was partly coveed by insurance. Sparks set Are to a barn of Theo dore Marshall, several blocks away, and it was destroyed. MOUNTBATTENS BALL FANS Lord and Hia Lady at Game Eat Pea nuts and Drink Sod Pop. New York, Oct. 7. Lord Mountbat ten, cousin of Kink' tleorge, and his beat girl, Littly Mounrbauen. went to the world's series game, ste sis Ice cream cones and two baga of peanuts, drunk four bolt lea of sodii Hip and rooted until hoame for Babe Ruth. "Atta hoy. Babe!" the lady ahouta. The Mount hint ten are demia-raMc. They goaalped with .. crowd In ao ad joining box and called In a soda pi boy to explain the gains. WorldNews By J. R. Robertson, Profossor of History and Political Science Berea Collrgo The Treaty of Disarmament made at Washington has not yet been rati fied by France. It was expected that it would come up during thla year, but there seems to be little probability now that it will. The Prime Minister, Poincare, has tried to have it considered, but the attitude of the French Chamber has been such that he haa not cared to take the chances of defeat. Whenever it has been a subject of discussion vari ous amendments have been suggest ed, changing the ratio established for one thing. It is believed, however, that France doea not wish to limit herself in the matter of a fleet at alL Poincare came into office on the wavo of a nationalistic movement and can not very well urge the matter strong ly. The recent decision of the United states Government in regard to tha enforcement of the Volstead act ia considered stringent in relation to transporting liquor or bringing it in to port in foreign ships. American vessels on the high seas cannot transport or sell. Foreign ships carrying liquor cannot enter Ameri can ports without penalty of confis cation. A foreign ship carrying a cargo of liquor to another foreign port cannot even visit an American port without penalty. This will in clude also the ports of our depend encies. A vessel going from England to Australia could not stop at Hono lulu, for example. President Hard ing and the Atto-ney Geteral were agreed on the matter, and it u arousing much interest and comment abroad. Reports indicate that DeValera Is losing ground as leader among the advocates of a republic in Ireland. The new president of the Free State, with a strong Cabinet has taken a determined stand, and a aenss of fair play seems to resent the assassina tion of the former leaders. The treaty with England creating the Free State has not yet been ratified, but it is believed the cause ia gain ing. Disturbances, however, still oc cur, and troops of the Free State are ambushed in the streets of Dublin and other cities. A Budget of reve nue and expenditure has recently been made, which shows that govern ment processes are reallv at work. This will be brought before the Dial hireann and discussed fully. It pro vides for military force stronger than now exists. Since the world war Poland's oat let to the sea has been thru the East Prussian port of Danzig. It has not been entirely satisfactory, aa there have been efforts to hamper vessels consigned to Poland with merchan dise, and there has been profiteering at Poland's expense. As conditions grow more established In that coun try, there is less disposttlon to en dure these limitations, and the Polish government is about to expend a large sum of money in making a new port at a place called Gdynia. Thia har bor will be a deeper one than that at Danzig, having a depth of forty-twc feet as against twenty-four. Every thing will be modern in way of equip ment Poland will by thia realize her great hope of a free outlet to tha Conditions in the Near Eaat art very strained. Turkey insists on having Thrace either by conquest or as ths price of peace. Sections of the neutral zone along the Black Sea have been violated, and even on the Adriatic Sea aggressive movea have been made. The representatives of the Allies at Talis have received aa ultimatum, which has several timet been extended. England seems mora disposed to yield to Turkey's demand than France and Italy. England fears greatly the possible uprisings of the Mohammedan population in her Asiatic colonies and mandates, and Turkey fully realizea thia and makes the most of it A crisis of some kind seems near, and ia mora serious because Rutsia seems to bo acting with Turkey. The Irony of Fata, She It ia not easy for a girl to get a buslwnd. He Noiiaenael Why, a pretty girl ran make her choice of four out of very live UM'B she meet a. She But it'a the ttflb she wants.