OF THE TIMES
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Announcements have been received
of the wedding of Miss Ruth Virginia
Bohon and Mr. Charles W. Ucheitlin, on
Saturday, December 10, 1982, at the Special
home of the bride in Louisville, in the
presence of 'the immediate
the cereDr. Yader Tant performed
mony. Mr. and Mrs. Scheitiin left for
Cincinnati on their wedding trip and
will go later to Dayton, where they
will make their home.
Hurrah for the Jeffersonian and
arA Christmas program is being
all of its makers for these twenty-fiv- e
ranged by Meadow Home Sunday School years! What a galaxy of faces this
to be given at the Church on Christmas
A wedding of much interest to be
solemnized Dec. 24 at. 8 o'clock ut
Shelbyville is that of Miss Viala Glore
and Mr. HarolJ Drlsklll.
Mr. and Mrs. Eay Shannabe
grand edition of our Paper brings
fore the mind's eye of the writer, aad
how we older ones live over again the
happy associations with
passed on befo
lied, hold- -
cer- stu- -
it has been
or trans- -
portation is I
or trans led by
be sta- -
Committee Have Busy Time
EIGHTEEN HOMES ARE VISITED
pjected by the
So what better messenger, then, than the Heme Tom
Papa to say to you at this time of year "Behold, I
bring you good tidings" tidings of love and faith
and hope, tidings of peace and prosperity that le
yet to be? And with these tidings, come the wish
for a Merry Christmas to you from
. . licenses.
as the newspaper. And no newspaper performs that
function more faithfully than does the Home Town
Newspaper in a community of homes and home-lovinpeople. And in that community none is so humble
but that his or her name is written in its columns
not once but many times throughout the years.
It is ei
Down through the ages the function of bringing
"tidings" has devolved upon that institution known
minutes after her arrival at the
home of her son where she was to
Spend the night, they received
message that he had died. While
talking cheerfully to his nurse,
"tidings" was the "news" of the coming of a Savior.
Down through the ages since that time these same
"tidings" or "news" have been repeated at this time
of the year which we call Christmas.
Mt. Washington, December 20 A
shock that affected our town and
community and extended to many
adjacent towns and counties was
the sudden death of William Lee
McGee last Friday about 7 P. M.
at the Baptist Hospital.
He was successfully operated on
several weeks ago, came home to
regain his strength for the second
and more serious
returned to the hospital November
30 and after this last operation he
seemed to rally and to be improving. His devoted wife, who had
been at his bedside the entire time,
left him Friday evening and a few
"THUS it was, nearly two thousand years ago, that
the angel of the Lord spoke one night to the
shepherds on the hills in the Holy Land and the
death came suddenly and peacefulsuffering and
ly, taking him from
pain to the land where all is happiness.
Mr. McGee had been cashier of
the People's Bank since its organization about 30 years ago. A safe
business adviser and sympathetic
confidant his services were often in
demand by his friends and banking
associates. The capacity crowd that
filled" the church Sunday afternoon,
braving the cold weather and icy
roads, the beuutiful floral offerings
and the feeling of sympathy that
was in evidence were all mute testimony of how his life and service
in the'tyuuk and his private life had
gained and held friendships in every walk, in life.
A loving husband, devoted father
and true fnendt Ma home was 1
Every Thursday AT $2.00 Per Year
December 22, 1932
As Banker, Churchman And
Friend, This Citizen It
BULLITT TOWN MOURNS
DEATH OF W.
INDEPENDENT COUNTY NEWSPAPER
Jeffeffoiitown, Jeffonon Co
26.... No. 30
A generous donation of canned goods,
groceries, toys, etc. represented the
"gate receipts" from the. 400 or more
present at the entertainment sponsorCommunity
ed by the I Jeffersontown
Club at the Jeffersontown School auditorium, Monday evening.
The gifts, which represented the price
of admission to the program, aggregated something over 100 cans of fruits
and vegetables, 64 bundles of clothing,
42 games and $12.62 in cash.
This accumulation was taken to the
Masonic Hall, Tuesday, where it was
sorted and made up into bundles for
(families whose needs had been ascertained as nearly as possible through
the medium of school faculty end arranged for distribution.
Serving as an appointed
Messrs Val Mulhall and Walter C. Harris, assisted by Mrs. Harris spent Wednesday in distributing these gifts as
According to Mr. Harris, the calls
on the poor families did not consist in
a bare rap on the door and the handing out of the supplies, but were calls
in the true sense of the word in which
the homes were entered, the true situations learned and kindly greetings exchanged with the families. In some
instances dire need of assistance was
discovered; in others the situations
were not so acute, but everywhere
bundle was placed it waa an evident
blessing and help and received seemMt. Washington Road lost one of ingly in the spirit in which
The committee feel that the
its oldest, best known and greatly
Loser But beloved citizens in the passing of gifts were well placed better the friendly
calls render them in
Mr. Will H. Beeler, which occurred give possible further assistance .to
ThreatDecember 12 at his home here. Mr. the deserving.
The program which was given Monened in Local ConBeeler or "Uncle Will'7 as he was
his friends, was born and lived all day evening, was especially good for
much enjoyed and was composed
years on the same the most part of musical numbers,
his seventy-si- x
affectionately known to many of by the school's glee club, the school's
A menacing fire which threatened farm and was known far and near midget minstrel troupe, selections musia
class of 18 on
one of Jeffersontown's largest struc- as a man of sterling character and cal novelty by Jake Schilling, and
tures, was discovered last Sunday a staunch friend. He leaves behind vocal and piano solos by "Jackie"
night about ten o'clock on the first one daughter, Mrs. John A. Hfdge-pet- h Starkey, the child prodigy. These were
of Phoenix, Arizona; two sis- - pleasingly interspersed by readings by
floor of the Bruce building. Ten- Miss Thelma Daiekum and monologues
188 Ida Peeler and Mrs. S. C.
e second floor, detec
by Walter BrowlY.
Gcorere L. Adams as cnairman
ere. though ma
were them we setdom 'see. Mr. J. Curtis
married to"BHe Junction and of Mrs. RoyMarkwell
Mothershead. Alcock says that he always thinks of
afefti Barnes January 5, 1888 , and
Meadow Home Church has recently our County as "Home . And we, the
May 24. 1861. was
DeoemJber 16, 1932.
undergone a thorough house cleaning
and some painting done on the interior.
Mrs. S. C. McCoy attended the Sewing Unit of the Jefferson County Medical Auxiliary at the home of Mrs. T. J.
Crise, last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Crumbacker
have come to spend the holidays with
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Woodrow
recently visited at Owensboro.
Mrs. Walter Bell was a recent luncheon guest of Mrs. Will Markwell.
Miss Dorothy Bell and Norvil
are home from school at
Green until after the holidays.
We. have certainly enjoyed the
Number of The JefferAnniversary
Here is wishing the entire Jeffersonian family a very Merry Christmas and
a Happy and Prosperous New Year.
for more than forty years, .Sdnpy
School superintendent for almost as
long; his loyalty to his church was
Twelve children were born in the
home; three had gone before him
and nine are left to comfort their
Louis, Philadelphia: Walter, Jeffersonville ; William, Fern Creek; Mrs. Sarah Fox,
Japan; Mrs. Marion Porter and Mrs.
Frances Barnes and thirteen grandchildren;
one sister, Mrs. Belle
Troutman, Cox's Creek, one niece,
Mrs. Loitie, Hijhs, Cox'b Creek and
Iwo nephew'. Clyde ani Vorr.on
One oJ the maddest fea
tures to all was "the two dear oies
unable to mingle their tears and
sorrow with ths family bus
only their own little group to share
and console theriK Sarah in far away
Japan and Louis kept awny by a
harsh and unsympathetic employer.
Funeral services were held at the
Baptist chujph Sunday at 2 P. M.
by his former pastor .and personal
friend, Rev. W. S. 'CoaklSy, of
Owensboro,,. assisted by the present
pastor, Rev. W. A. Creswell, Rev.
W. E. Pound of Waberford, Rev. D.
R. Peake, another personal friend,
pastor of Oakdale Methodist church
in Louisville and Rev. B. F. Atkinson, local Methodist pastot Jfeono-rar- y
and active pall beargVere
friends, directbrs and" assistants in
the bank. Interment in local cem-
This short and feeble attempt at
portraying the life of this friend
can only touch
of the well
known high spots of his life, but
only his life companion and family
know his real worth and realize the
loss sustained by his leaving.
Influenza victims are numerous
in our community but none seem to
be very serious.
Rev. J. B. Galloway,Mfs. Martin
Clark, Mr. W. E hdwalter, Mr and
and Mrs. J. F. Showalter are" 'UJ
irom otner causes and in a more
Harvest Day was observed by the
MethodhrfW. M. S. last Wednesday.
The weather kept quite a large
part of the regular attendants away
but the reports of the officers and
committees of, the various phases of
work were 'encouraging; practically
all members are ctive and the financial officers-assureus that all
pledges, dues, conference debts, etc,
would be paid in full.
A box of supplies will be sen by
the church this week to the Methodist Home at Versaillee.
Wasn't the Anniversary number
CHRISTIAN CHURCH NOTES
"The First Christmas
Sunday there will be a decision service, for those who have never accepted Christ, and for those who should
join by letter or statement. Let each
member do some personal
week in bringing their friends to
Our midweek service will be at the
home of Mrs. Thomas R. Jones this
We appreciate the faithfulness of the
ivany members who have helped to
make this one of the best years in the
history of the church. Let us have a
full congregation on this last Sunday
of the year.
Sentence Sermon: " Peace on earth,
good will toward men".
J. Vernon Jacobs, pastor.
one to be proud if? When we see
how our weekly news items are
kept on record, it makes us feel
our responsibilities are to be taken
seriously if they are handed down
thru the years.
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Parrish had
as guests Sunday Dr. Dave Smith,
Mr. and Mrs. P A Parrish of Iiouis-villMr. and Mrs. Dave Armstrong
and Miss Anna B. Armstrong.
Rev. C. C Jones; Presiding Elder,
preached at the Methodist Church
We have just heard of the death
of Mrs. J. F Showalter, More par
ticulars of her life and death later.
Mrr. Nancy Baird of Louisville,
Misses Cora and Mary Ben Stallard
of Fairfield were recent guests of
Mrs. W. R Briscoe.
Coke Galloway, wife and children
guests of his par
were week-en- d
ents, Rev. J. B Galloway and wife.
Mr. and Mm. J. R Cornelle spent
Sunelay with their daughter,
M. D. jasper and Mr Jasper.
Mrs. J. W. Harris returned
a three weeks' visit in
Louisville with her grandson, J. F.
Parrish anJ wife.
Miss Eva Rhea McAfee was
guest qf he aunt. Mrs. T. H.
Parrish last Sunday week.
first correspondent under his regime,
still claim him as one of us.
The writer had to stop at the office
of The Danville Daily Messenger
while on a brief visit to that historic
town last summer, just to say "How
dy" to the editor and to let him
know that we still held him as one of
that galaxy of friends whose friendship we all enjoyed in days gone by
and hope to retain till time shall end
The Silver Anniversary of our pa
per was good, all issues carry the
god news and leave out the bad.
Good people love the good and abhor
the bad. A poet has said: "Tell me
whom you love and I will tell you
what you are.
May the present office remain intact " 'Till I have crossed the Bar."
Christmas has already come, with
the coming of my papers.
Mrs. Marvin Hart fell on the ice
last week and sprained her left wrist
quite badly. However, she has kindly
young neighbors who look after her
coal bucket, water pail and flock of
chickens for her.
The Old Jackson Highway was
clear enough of ice on Sunday to
lure the Christmas tree hunters out
to all the convenient evergreen groves
here, where they soon loaded up all
of the small cedars and pines they
wanted to brighten up their happy
homes and celebrate the Sacred Anniversary of the coming of the Righteous King of Joy and Peace.
The writer wishes to suggest to
downright poor folks, that a good
way to save money to buy bread and
meat with, is to stay at home and
keep all the money they have or earn
for that sacred purpose, and not be
gadding around eternally burning up
gasoline, then begging the people
who conserve their food money.
Callers at Deanlea on Sunday afternoon were Messrs. Albert and Carl
Cooper of Camp Taylor. These boys
are sons of Mrs. Sally Fox Cooper,
one of our old and highly respected
neighbors who is now a successful
merchant in her own right in Camp
Taylor. Otis Fox is doing a flourishing business there too. '
eff r o
was recently granted' a temporary
certificate of convenience
Motor TransportaCommissioner of
tion Cliff Cltypool, to operate a bus
service between Jeffersontown and
Louisville, the electric car service
havi.g been discontinued on November 80. was served with a warrant
by State Inspector Curiey, following
a complaint by Harry" Swaim of
Taylorsville. charging Brown with
without a franchise.
The franchise was granted to Mr.
Mr. Brown, who made application
certificate of convenience to
operate between here, and Louisville
was denied the franchise after he
had been operating from December 1
to December, upnntil which
time Swaim'a local service had not
been started. During this time
Brown was providing what seemed
U be adequate iervit'e. giving
people thirteen round trips per day
from this city to Douglass Blvd.,
Mr. Brown was met at the magistrate's office by Capt. C. C. Fuiicr
and his attorney Robert E. Hogan.
Mr. Hogan, after explaining
ters to Squire Davern. had no difficulty in having his client, released
wKl.out bond k appear in court
January 9, 1988. at 2 P. M
It was reported that while at the
magistrate's court Mr. Swaim was
indignant and threatened to bring
Brown claims that he was not op
erating a regular commercial bus
service, but merely hauling people
in his private car as an accommodation to his friends, who had patronized him during the time he oner- ated under a temporary permit.
He stated further that he was not
making any charge for transportation since December 15. Approximately 550 people have contended
that Swaim's present schedule is not
CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH
The hour of Morning Worship
be 9:80 A. M.', Sunday December
A Christmas sermon will be delivered
and Christmas hymns will be sung.
Good attendance at Sunday School The public is cordially invited. Take
considering the bad weather. Super- note of the change of time. The Sunday School will he held at 10:30 A. M.
intendent and wife absent.
The Christmas program will be preThe Christmas Program for the
Newburg Sunday School will be given sented Sunday December 26th at 7:30
P. M. The Junior Department
New Year's Day.
The sick in Newburg are all con- present dialogues,
songs. The Adult Department
I am certain the entire County has present a pageant entitled "The Holy
enjoyed the Anniversary Edition of City". The public .is heartily invited
the Jeffersonian. I think it is won- and will be welcomed.
derful. I expect to put mine in safe
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOTES
Mrs. Clyde Foushee will have charge
Miss Heina has her old position
of the Sunday morning
Some of the members of the New- Dec. 26. The serine, will consist of
burg Church made their annual can- a One Act Drama which wirr tell the
vass Sunday afternoon and were very story of the absent- - Shepherd at the
Bethlehem Advent.' Mrs. George .Adams
Mr. and Mrs. Pendergrass enter- and Miss Marcia Bryan will assist with
the drama. A Christmas treat will be
tained informally with a
given to the Junior(and Primary DeLuncheon Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Shively were Sunday partments of the Sunday School.
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cook and Mr,
Charles W. Hart of Louisville, was a
Iron Hands ob Coffins
brief visitor hi thia home last week.
Archeologlsts to the Eastern Alps
Happy Christmas wishes to the
Editor and family and entire Jeffer- found left hands jjaade of iron nailed
to a coffin f "about 600 B.
Mr. and Mrs. Phillips were vlslt- ii t n Louisville at the time, having
le t the house about 6 o'clock in the
ev ning. After the fire had been
ext iguished by the Jeffersontown
Vol mteer Fire Dept. a message was
sen to the Phillips', who had con-l- u
id to stay in the city until
A mrtition wall between the barber shop and the Phillips apartment
was badly burned and some of the
shop's equipment. The damage to
the building and its contents were
estimated at about $1,500, which
was covered by insurance.
This was the second local fire
within the past week. At two o'clock
last Friday morning fire broke out
in the ticket office, on the second
floor of the Jefferson building, which
is just across the street from the
Bruce building. The damage was
slight in the Jefferson, limited to
the burning of four chairs and the
demolishing of a door, by firemen in
gaining access to the fire.
The Phillips family have living
quarters at present in the Haven
Hotel building, where also Mr. Phil
lips has a shop fitted up and will
serve his trade as usual.
The fire in the Jefferson was
probslbly caused by a lighted cigarette, while the origin of the barber
shop blaze is unaccounted for.
FIFTH DISTRICT P. T. A.
The Fifth District P. T. A. as represented both in the city and in rural
Jefferson County is, as a unit, working
hard on plans for Christmas cheer, according to Mrs. C. F. Boles, Publicity
chairman of the District.
Our County Music Sunni-vimmi.
tes Helen McBride and Margaret Leist.
in the city, are arranging programs for the shut-in- s
in hospitals, hotels, railroad stations etc.
while in the county their activities are
directed toward training school pupils
who in various groups as stated in
these columns last week will sing from
the Wurlitzer and Baldwin stores to
the passers-b- p
and will also participate
in broadcasts over both WHAS and
WLAP in dispensing Christmas music.
The full program as printed in these
columns last week might be clipped
and kept on the radio as a ready reference for toning in on these interesting
P. T. A. Radio Broadcast
Dec. 28, 3:23 to. 8:30. Speaker:
Zelma K. Jenks. Subject:
COLLEGE STUDENTS TJX SPEND
HOLIDAYS AT HOME HERE
Jegersontown's college boys and girls
have been arriving at their homes here,
at intervals during the past week.
Among those home for the holidays are:
Misea Lucille Shacklette from Hanover
and Martha Stomberger, Western State;
Thomas BovH and Murrell Ludwick.
Murray State. Thomas Frailer, Wood-row Moore and William Hum
sey Wilson, are expected to arrive Jftf-- j
The funeral was conducted at the
house Tuesday at 2 o'clock by Bro.
Watson, after which the body was
laid to rest in Heb:nn cemeteiy beside his wife, who Uiji in June, to
await the coming of the Lord. Our
hearts go out in temlor sympathy
to all the sorrowing.
CHRISTMAS SERVICES AT
CEDAR CREEK CHURCH
Christmas at Cedar Creek Church
will be celebrated throughout Sunday
the 26th and also on Monday night the
program is as follows:
Special exercises in the Sunday School
followed by a sermon at the morning
worship period on the subject, "This is
the Sign Unto You". At night the pastor and choir will present a service of
and song entitled, "Come All Ye Faithful". On Monday night at 7:30 the
children of the Sunday School will
present a fifteen minute program
vhich will be followed by the ChristInn."
mas pageant. "The Bethlehem
Everyone is cordially invited to all of
Mrs. Nora Fisher EichJberger, 40
years old and the wife of Henry M.
Eichberger died Wednesday night at
11:25. at her home on Seatonvillo
Road near Jeffersontown
lingering illness of heart trouble
She had been
unconscious since Llondny night and
heT death was momentarily expected
after that time.
Surviving besides the husband are
three brothers, Charles and Frank
Fisher of Louisville and Edwaid of
two sisters . Mrs.
Lena Eccles of Louisville and Mrs.
Carrie Fisher of Jeffersontown.
The funeral will be from Christ
Lutheran church Saturday afternoon
at 2:00 o'clock by the pastor, Rev.
J. E. Stomberger and interment will
be in Resthaven Cemetery.
DR. PETTY COMMISSIONED COLONEL
The daily press published this week
notice of Governor
commissioned colonel, among others,
Dr. C. R. Petty of Lynch, Ky. Dr.
Petty will be remembered here as the
only son of Rev. F. M. Petty, former
pastor of the local Methodist church.
News Review of Current
Events the World Over
France and Belgium Default on War Debts Great Britain
and Four Other Nations Pay Drys Argue
Against Legalizing BeeifL
By EDWARD W. PICKARD
FRANCE, reputedly one of the rich
Id the world, has de
For the first time in history
It lias broken its pledged word, refus
ing to pay the December wnr debt interest
Installment of $10,
201,432 due the Unit
ed States. This action wus tuken by the
chamber of deputies
by a vote of 402 to
187. while the galleries roared the Nationalist and Royalist
song "Not a sou to
America." The powerM. Herrlot
ful Socialist party de
sorted the government.
Premier Herrlot had made a tremendous light, the most brilliant In bis
career, and when bis defeat was an
nounced be and bis ministers stalked
out of the chamber. The deputies
then took another rote on a motion
to defer payment until such a time as
on International debt conference can
be held, and this was carried. 880 to
67. The Radical Socialists who had
supported the premier's term for pay
ment had left the chauiber before tins
vote was taken.
resignations to Presl
dent Lebrun and. us Is customury.
were asked to carry on utiUJ a new
government could be formed. Consequently It was necessary for Herrlot
to transmit to Washington the decision of the chamber. ,
FOLLOWING a raojp. Washington,
Great Britain fulfilled expectations by
paying the J9;V00,000
Thursday. M a c
be regarded, as the
rmriilur semi annual
for In the debt affree
ment but as
ment on cnpUnl to be
any future, under- standing. Secretary of
State Stlmeon promptly replied
aceepl tire payment If accompato
nied by conditions that would amount
of the debt funding
British explained tbat tbey
were uierolj settlS forth their
reposition and reserving the rlgb to
cur to their arguments
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