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ONLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED ENTIRELY TO THE, INTERESTS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY
Every Thursday at $1.00 Per Year
Jefferson town, Jefferson County, Ky., Thursday, December 9, 1909.
Chts. found Dead.
Esglaai aae How It
Sir Henry Bloun' wrote from Tur-:- y
in 1634 thattlie natives of that
untry had ajf'drink called cauphe
taste a litffle bitterish," and that
ley daily ectirtained themselves two
rthree hourfln cauphe houses, which
' Turkey abiund more than inns or
London's first coffee house was
lblished in St. Michael's Alley, Corn-1-
in 1652, by Pasqua Rosee.
as the servant of k Mr. Edwards, a
irkey merchant, ' who. having
the coffee (drinking habit in
Turkey, had hisserjvant Rosee to pre-ar- e
beverage whil e in London. The
;w drink attracted curious onlook-- s
too numerous, forEdwaids
Fsee set up as a e
set forth at great
tue of the Coffee
ly made and sold in
a Rosee." The ber-- i
"a simple, innocent
a liquor of countless
t for business, if one
watch, and therefore
Chas. Pound, aged sixty-on- e
nacaerl awav at his home about tWO
miles from Jeffersontown on the Fish Sivts by Mr. tad Mrs. Samatl Garwood At
erville road, Saturday morning at
o'clock of heart disease. Mr. Pound
had been ill for several months, but
his condition was not alarming until
a few weeks ago, when he became
much worse. Deceased was born and
reared in the community in which he
died and was one of Jefferson county
most nrosDerous farmers. He leaves
many warm friends to mourn his
death. Deceased was a member of
the Presbyterian church, from which
place the funeral services were held
morning at 11 o'clock, con- by the pastor, Rev. Mr. Cheek,
A long concourse of
riends and relatives gathered to
hear the last friendly words of respect
paid to a man who had lived a most
xemplary life. Burial was in Jeffer- lontown cemetery. Besides his wife,
Seceased leaves three brothers, J. D.
pounds, of Fisherville, John Pounds,
bf Clarks, and Wm Pounds, of Worth
ngton; two sisters, Mrs. Henry Wise- ieart and Mrs. J. P. Burdon, of Fish- rville, and the only child, Mrs. Dr.
A. Blankenbeker, of Jeffersontown.
the Jeffersonian extends sincerest
ympathy to the bereaved widow and
ed Along the Bardstown Road
ing the Past Week.
' .af : ,'
aim work horse.
Camb. phose 16 Jefferaonj
aatk ftm Uekjaw.
Bloodnoisoninar and lockjaw, which
Ideveloped from a wound he received
lin an accident while hunting Novem
Iber26. caused the death of James
row agood II ocum. thirty years or ace, aurmcr
R. SPBOWL. Inn the nlace of J. C. Bowles, near
on the seatonvuie
road. The funeral was conducted at
Fob SatB-Ce- dar
10 o'clock Monday morning from the
Iresidence, with interment in the
near car line. ihenoweth Run cenetery.
Fob Bbbt Six room boui
Yocum was resting the muzzle of his
Joa. Blachoff. Buecnei.
--louble-barrshotgun on his feet,
when a shell in one of the barrels was
discharged. He was removed to his
home, where the wound was cauChristmas Money terized and dressed by a local
physician. He appeared to be reyour
covering from the injury until a few
days asro. when he suffered a change
for the worse. Bloodpoisoning and
& YENNER lockjaw developed Saturday, and,
after intense suffering, he succumbed
at 2 o'clock Sunday morning. He is
survived by his widow, three children,
a brother, William Yocum, and
Wc pay top
Little Thomas Walsh visited his
cousins, Misses Edna and Julia
Bischoff, Sunday afternoon.
Meeting Of Jeffersontown
mercial Club Held.
Business Was Transacted
Foot To Bnild Hall.
the News of Interest Which Has Happen
Worthington, Dec. 3. Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel Garwood gave a musical entertainment at their home Friday
night in honor of their neice, Miss
Elizabeth C. Garwood. Miss Garwood
intended to return home last week,
but her visit is to be extended until
New Year's (much to the gratification of her many friends, also to the
writer), when she will return to her
home in Afton, Va.
Plenty of good music and singing
attended the occasion. Refreshments
were served by the charming hostess.
Everybody enjoyed themselves and
reported a good time and went away
rejoicing and sincerely wishing for
the repetition of such good times in
the near future.
Among the guests were Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Doll and daughter, Lucile,
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lentz, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Mitchell, Sr., Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Mitchel, Jr., Mr. and Mrs.
Ted Garwood, Mr. and Mrs. Bethel
Garwood, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gar
wood, Miss Maud Baisch, of Dahl-gruII L, Messrs. Walter
Haeberlein, Harry Taylor and A. L.
Chamberlain. A Worthingtonian
prospered is the only
1,'ing from the number
Buechel, Dec. 6. The M. W. Jun
ishments which were ior Bunders held their monthly meet- Sunday
It is claimed there ng at Hikes school-hous- e
' 3,000 coffee
houses in afternoon.
end of that century,
Miss Emma Whistler entertained
London at th
oduction of tea was
ttn Friday evening a number of friends
While the intr
coffee was at her home.
more than a decade.
Mrs. T. S. Skiles, Mrs. Wm. Bischoff,
and Miss Adelia Bischoff will be en
Poets and pa mpnieieers uaum
The House of Commons tertained this week by Mrs. Thomas
grant ed Charles II the excise Walsh, of Prestonia.
Little Edward Buechel, son of Mr
duty on "coffee and all other outlanand Mrs. Edward Buechel, is ill of
In the yea r of grace 1674 the Wom- the mumps.
heard from in '
Mrs. John Diemer is quite ill at
of England tj'ere
en's Petition against coffee." These this writing.
Mr. and Mrs. William Fegenbush
varied assaults, r abuse of coffee
political purposes, caused entertained at dinner Sundav Mr
ex and Mrs. J. B. Seay, Miss Mayme Kai
the kin J, though he did enjoy the
is, from that "outianaisn suppres-jt- per and Russel Seay.
Mr. Runvon is buildinsr a poultry
'fae a proclamation for the
of the coffee houses, only to can- house on his farm recently purchased
dry. Conee bf M. Hooker Kairdon.
it 'ere the ink
udcome to stay.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Currev entertain- Mrs. sD. Thompson.
ed a few Louisville friends this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Hon had as their
Record Price For Hoes.
quests last week Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
The highest price paid for hogs ic Hon, of Avoca, Ky.
ille within the last thirty years
The following composed a party to
was registered Monday, when the farn Macauley's Theatre Wednesday:
of W. R. Crawford & Co. sold fifty Misses Florence Roggencamp, Kath
eight head of hogs to a local packing erine Graff and Ida B. Kaiser: Messrs
concern at a price of $8.Jo per bun Louis Hoock, George Roederer and
dred. The average weight was 245 Russel Seay.
pounders "per porker," and the fact
Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Smith had as
sale had beer their guests Sunday at dinner Mr
consummated, created considerable and Mrs. Porter Nutter and two
comment at the Bourbon Stock Yards daughters. Misses Goldie and Myrtle
nr.tnfnrp. the highest price re- - Lee, Mr. and Mrs. L. Stivers and son,
s8.25per 100. TO Prices; Emmit, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Smith and
er. Miss Goldie Smith, Mrs. Elizabeth
i pre viii--5ve
Perry, of Henry county, Mr. George
owine to the
t it Smith, of Union county, Mr. and Mrs.
f,rt thst last corn, mafla
the high price of
eet John Laura, of Louisville, Miss Alta
ot tneir siut.
og Pearl Smith and Master Walter
n - Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson are enter
uaJ .nlllNV lit ,h,,HipG
taining her mother, from Louisville,
and her aunt, Mary Cauffman, from
IMt. Carmal, 111., this week
Misses Nell Singleton and Marga
; ret R. Williams spent Sunday with
.nii nnrtf r this h
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams.
James Yocum, of near Jefferson
town, formerly of Buechel, died Sun- Wanted.
Way morning after about a week i ill
in ness of blood poisonintr. While out
Yon to have roar live stock
death from any cause Writ huntine on Thanksgiving day he ac
tf cidentally ahot his toe off which re
c. . (nst jeHeracntown.
sulted in his death. He leaves a wife
three children besides his parents
Mr. and Mrs. William Fishback re
m: cently had as guests Mr. Rufus Wil- waruci
liams, of Franklin, Ind., and Mr. Ed- rard Knapp, of Fisherville, Ky.
Mr. W. B. Fishback and family
sited friends at Fisherville last
Worthing tan in Hosor ef Their
Miss Elisabeth Garwood.
R. E. Dougherty will preach at
Salem church of Christ Sunday, Dec.
12. Everybody invited.
who owns the
W. J. Bruce,
Okolona store, has recently had the
Cumberland 'phone taken out and all
his friends can now reach him by the
Mrs. Jim Cochran and daughter,
Louise Lillian, spent Saturday with
Mrs. W. H. Beeler.
Marie and Catherine
Bischoff entertained the following
guests Sunday afternoon:
Stella Powell and Zelma Gilmore,
and Messrs. Addia Long and Edward
Misses Marie Bischoff, Stella
Powell and Edward Bischoff were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Stolz
irink it after supper,
.d to be watchful, for
eep for three or four
night guest of Miss Myrtle James
Dec. 6. Miss Mamie Robison and
Lily Mae Appelgate have returned
from a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
A large number of the members
of the Jeffersontown Commercial
Club met at the schoolhouse
Monday evening. The president, Mr.
E. R. Sprowl. presided, and Secretary
Mr. E. E. Goose, was on hand to take
care of his end of the work. H. A.
Hummel, chairman of membership
Saccambs to Pnlmosary Troable.
the barn of John Schindler, near
dletown, by cutting his throat with a
razor, was found to be Edward Skain,
a blacksmith recently employed at
Paris, Ky. He was tramping through
the country, according to his Paris
employer, who identified him from
the description published. He came
from the East.
Wednesday night Mr. Schindler,
who is a blacksmith, was approached
by a man who asked employment,
stating that he was a competent
Make A Raid On John Lausman's
And Steal Horse And Wagon To Carry
Mr. Charles C. Bauer, a former
Deputy Sheriff and wagon manuTuesday night chicken thieves
facturer at Indian Hill, near St.
made a raid on the hen house of Mr.
Matthews, succumbed to pulmonary
John Lausman. Sr., near Hikes Point,
troubles at 7:30 o'clock Monday mornand carried away every chicken Mr
ing at his home, on the Brownsboro
Lausman had about seventy-five- .
road. He had been in declining
make a quick
health for two years. He was forty-si- x
took Mr. Lausman's horse and wagon,
years of age and a native of St.
Matthews, being a son of the late blacksmith. Schindler replied that in which they loaded their booty.
John Bauer, a prominent merchant he had no vacancy, but the stranger They also stole a raincoat and some
and farmer. He served as Deputy could probably secure employment plow gear.
Mr. Lausman immediately notified
Sheriff under Henry Bell and Scott along the line of work of the LouisBullitt. He was an enthusiastic ville & Eastern road. The man said the police authorities in the city
Democrat and worked hard for the he would sleep for the night in the yesterday morning after going to his
success of the party in the recent barn. Thursday morning he was hen house and finding his chickens
campaign. Had he lived he would found dead in the barn, with his gone. At 10 o'clock yesterday morning a patrolman found the horse and
have been a Deputy under P. S. Ray, throat severed with a razor.
wagon at Preston and Hampton
streets, but no trace of the thieves
Mr. Bauer was the president of the
has yet been ascertained.
wagon manufacturing firm of Bauer
Dec. 6. Mrs. A. J. Sturgeon spent
Chicken thieves are numerous in
Bros. He had a wide acquaintance
Jefferson county at the present time,
throughout the county. He was a several days in Louisville.
Mrs. E C. Hegan left this week and raisers should keep a close watch
member of the Holy Trinity Catholic
for Macon, Ga., to spend the winter. on their hen houses. A load of buck
church, at St. Matthews.
Mrs. Wilber Blackwell and daugh shot lodged in the proper place
He is survived by his widow, who
ter, Miss Mary, spent Sunday with might help to put a stop to this
was formerly Miss Mary Albert, four
sons, John, Henry, Louis and Clarence Mrs. Blackweil's mother, Mrs. Julia practice.
Bauer, a daughter, Miss Ida Bauer, Pearce, of Jeffersontown.
Bazaar and Supper.
Miss Grace Duncan, who has been
his mother, Mrs. Barbara Bauer, a
Valley Station, Dec. 6. Every one
sister, Mrs. Jacob Heskamy, and five confined to her home with a severe
is cordially invited to attend the
brothers, Louis, Edward, John, Albert cold, is able to be out again.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Beckley spent Bazaar, given by the Ladies' Aid of
and Henry Bauer. His brother, John
Bauer, left last week for Florida on several days with' Mrs. Beckley's Bethany church, Dec. 18, at Valley
sister, Mrs. Ella Howell, of Crescent, Station schoolhouse hours 5 to 12 p.
account of ill health.
Hill, this week.
m., and to purchase fancy aprons,
Mr. and Mrs. Omer Jones and pin cushions, dolls and many other
children, were entertained at dinner pretty articles. Thev are just what
Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Henry you want to give your friends for
Dec. 6 A birthday celebration was Frank, of Middletown.
Christmas presents. Come and bring
held in the home of G. Washington
Messrs. Jeff and Gordon Mullins. of your families and friends, and take
Gilmore, Saturday, in honor of his Shelby county, have leased Mr. Jas. supper
and spend an enjoyable
oldest daughter, Mrs. C. L. Cooper's Johnson's farm for one year, and evening. Take Orell car and get off
birthday. An excellent dinner was expect to move soon
at Valley .
served and the following partook of
Dr. and Mrs. W. M. Watkins had as
it: Dr. and Mrs. C. L. Cooper, Mr. their guests this week, Misses
Buys Livery and Confectionery.
and Mrs. J. C. Cowley, of Vine Grove, Lettica Dye, of Louisville, May WilMessrs. Kelley and Curtis Baird
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Gilmore, Messrs. son, of Greensboro, Ky., and Jennie
have purchased the livery and conJordan Gilmore, Lindsey and Price Watkins, of Louisville.
fectionery of Mr. Sherman Miller
Cooper, Misses Mariam Cooper and
Miss Janie Russell, of Louisville, and son at Fern Creek and took
has returned to her home in Louis- charge of the business last week.
Miss Marion Brewer is quite sick ville after a short visit to her aunt,
Mr. Hugh Baird is clerking in the
at this writing.
Mrs. Julia Isaacs.
store. The Messrs. Baird are well
J. P. Demarr left this week for his
Mrs. Thos. Johnson, of Louisville, known young men and their many
home in Flemingsburg.
spent the week-enwith her parents, friends wish them much success in
Miss Lulie Briscoe attended ser Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Johnson.
their new undertaking.
vices in the city Sunday.
Mrs. Omer Jones entertained at
W. J. Bishop, a returned mission dinner Thursday. Covers were laid
Withdraws His Snit.
ary from Japan, will lecture at F for the
County Clerk Mark H. Gabhart
and Preston St. church on the even Wi'liam Melone, John Beckley, B. F.
ing of the 9th.
Tuesday withdrew his suit against
Pearcy, Breed Melone and others.
Pres. S. Ray
County Clerk-elec- t
A protracted meeting will be held
the last week of the yearatNewuurg
Sells Hog for $50.25.
charged fraud in some of the city
church. The regular min
Wjlker Bros., of Jeffersontown,
assisted. by T. S. Tinsley, soiiT Fanelli Bros. Tuesday a two precincts and desired to have the
His action in
of Louisville. This will close the year-olDuroc-Jersehog for $50.25 ballots
year's work at this place by the The hos? weitrhed 670 pounds and withdrawing the suit met with the
brought 7ic a pound. Walker Bros approval of his friends, as he was
The Sewing Circle will hold an all purchased the pig from Chas. C making a useless fight.
day meeting Tuesday, the 14th, with Wheeler and was one of the latter's
Mrs. J. W. Gilmore.
high bred Durocs, but was sold to be
Coin 120 Years Old.
Nett, of Louisville.
The following composed a horseback ride Monday night: Misses
Elizabeth Smith, Lily Mae Appelgate; Messrs. Will T. Bates, Alden
Nett, Emles Smith and Everet Mills.
reported twelve ap
Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Gailbreath, of committee,
plicants for membership, which were
South Park, spent Sunday with Mr.
received. The club now has seventy-on- e
and Mrs. Will Bence.
Mr. Porter Bridwell, of Shepherds-vill- e
The various chairmen reported
dined with Mr. and Mrs. Ed.
that they were working on some
very important questions of a
Mrs. Cora Smith and daughter,
Mary Lee, is visiting her mother, private nature, but as yet nothing
definite had been done. They hope,
Mrs. Mary Craig.
Mr. Everett Mills and Miss Lily however, to report favorably at an
Mae Appel gate attended the Carwar-dinSeveral enthusiastic speeches were
and Zeigler wedding Thursday
made and much interest shown in the
was suggested that a corMiss Ella Rush and brothers spent club. It
poration be formed for the purpose
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rush.
raising money to build a public
Mr. Harry Waltz, of Louisville, of
hall in Jeffersontown, and a motion
was a guest of Mr. Alden Nett Sunwas carried to consider this question
Mrs. Ada Appelgate and daughter, and report at the next regular meeting.
Miss Lily Mae, spent Wednesday
A hall has long been needed at
with Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Winand, of
this place and it is hoped that the
club will formulate plans to build one.
The club could easily do this by each
member subscribing for a small
amount of stock. New members are
Dec. 6. TheRev. J. E. Thorn desired and may receive application
berry, of Louisville, was entertained blanks from any of the members.
this week by Misses Annie and The dues, inclnding application fees,
are $2 per year.
Nov. 6. Miss Emma Graff
Mrs. Tom Wheeler, of Louisville,
was given a surprise party Wednesvisited her mother, Mrs. Claxon
day evening, Dec. 1. Those present
were Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Graff, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Broyles spent
Margaret Hen. Misses Mayme Hile,
Sunday with Mrs. Lee Maddox.
Smith and Newbill Ont of Danger, Thresa Hile, Mayme Kaiser, Lenia
Miss Vestina Grunwald spent Sun Messrs.
Diemer, Mealie Kaiser, Katie Zehn-deImprovement of Buildings All the
day with Miss Leona Carter, of
Freda Kaiser, Mary Kroger, MarAnchorage.
News of the Past Week.
garet Henn; Messrs. Will Nachand,
Mr. Warner Nuckols, of Louisville.
of Jeffersonville, Ind., Henry Kramer,
is visiting relatives here.
George Heddinger, Rob. Henn, CharMrs. John Tatchel, who was operThe Misses Miller entertained some
lie Kaiser, August Zehnder, George
ated upon at the Deaconess Hospital
relatives from Illinois Sunday.
Diemer, Willie Balke, Will Zehnder,
Dr. S. D. Wetherby, of Middletown, last Tuesday, is improving as rapidly Fred Hahn, George
gave an interesting lecture at the as can be expected.
Kaiser, George Graff, Charlie Graff,
Mr. Sam McGlothan is replacing
schoolhouse on last Friday afternoon
Mike Graff. Refreshments were serDr, his barn, which was destroyed by fire
in the interest of education.
ved at 9 o'clock and the evening was
Wetherby is one of our most earnest sometime ago, by a much larger and enjoyed by dancing and singing. All
one. One of Mr.
workers in this cause and those who more
reported a good
horses was also burned at Mrs. Charlie time.
failed to hear his lecture missed
Graff's guests Thursthe same time.
quite a treat.
day afternoon were Mrs. John Hart-maMr. Charles Swann is improving his
Mr. and Mrs. Marry Mitcneil en
Mrs. Mike Surey, Mrs. Marga-ae- t
on last Friday night quite residence by building a porch at the
Henn and Mrs. Charlie Graff.
a number of the young people. rear end of his house.
Mr. Walter Swann sold five hogs
Those invited were Misses Anna,
Newton and Georgia Miller, Mabel, the first of the week, for 8i a hunLeola and Ruth Maddox, Fanaie dred. The hogs were eight months
Klein, Elsie and Rosa Rothenburger, old and weighed two hundred pounds
Edythe Colyer, Katie Quinn and each.
Mr. and Mrs. Clark McDonald and
Vestina Grunwald; Messrs. John
Quinn, Bevery Colyer, Jim and Miss Ethel Woods spent Saturday in
Walter Rothenburger, Frank Miller, Louisville.
Jake Maddox and Chenowith Young
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Cox spent Sun
day with Mia. Will Poulter.
Mr. and Mrs. Chaa. Witherbee
spent the first of the week with Mr
Dec. 6. Mrs. Frank Bell spent Jas. Urton.
Saturday and Sunday with her
Mr. Ed. Cox is drilling a well on
mother, Mrs. Dent, of Louisville.
the lot which he formerly bought
MissNiva Bell visited her sister, from the Cox heirs.
Miss Virginia Bell, this week.
The Christian Sunday-schoscholars
Miss Belle Brown was the over this place had seventy-nin- e
night guest of Mrs. G. W. Kirk Wed present last Sunday. How many
schools had that many present on a
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Beeler, Miss
Miss Hildergard Hoffman is the
Edna Beeler and Mr. Andy Beeler
in the city Sun- guest of Misses Isabel! and Lidia
dined with friends
will spend the
Mrs. Lizzie Hays
Miss Pearl North and Mr. Archie
Mrs. Lucy Foreman in Brinley have returned from Copper
after visiting Miss North's grand
Brown visited Mrs. mother.
Messrs. W. D. Newbill and Roger
M. A. Beeler's family Saturday.
Sun- Smith, who were injured while work
Mr. Herman Williams spent
ing on the L. & E. road last week,
day with his parents here.
Miss Maybel Gentry, who are out of danger.
has been seriously ill with pneumonia, is much improved at this
In answering advertisements please
- be kind enough to mention this paper
Miss Virginia Bell was the overe
man who committed suicide
late Wednesday night oflast week in
We call attention to our readers to
the announcement of J. Bacon & Sons
in this issue of The Jeffersonian.
They are offering everything that
may be desired in the way of Christmas toys and other things suitable
for Christmas gifts. Read and answer their ad.
Christmas is Coming
Leave us your orders.
We have everything good.
Come early and avoid the
SCHLANGE & YENNER
Mr. William Gailbreath.of Okolona.
found on his farm while plowing last
spring a Spanish Silver coin that
was made in the year 1790.
coin is about the size of a dime. Mr.
Gailbreath prizes his find very
Debate At Epworth League.
At a regular business meeting of
the Epworth League Monday evening
it was announced that a debate
would take place at the next business
meeting to be held the first Tuesday
night after the first Sunday in
January. The time for holding the
business meetings was changed on
account of the Commercial Club
meeting on the first Monday nights.
The question to be debated is,
Edu"Resolved, that Christian
cation is the Only Education Safe
and Helpful to all good." Affirmative, Lud M. Bryan; nagative, J. C.
Produce Best Crops.
Southern Seed Company,
Preston and Jefferson Sts.