ONLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED ENTIRELY TO THE INTERESTS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY
Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, Ky., Thursday, April 6, 1911.
Vol. 4. No. 42
were Raymond and Rosa Lee Moss,
Agnes McGee and Aileen Chakk.
Mrs. Edward Hines visited her parents here the first of the week.
A. B. C. Writes Very InterestMr. J. A. Shoptaw has sold his Easter Egg Hunt to Be Given By
farm and will move to the city.
Miss Mattie Philips and Mr. Steve
Lewis and Mr. and Mrs. Swindler, of
Valley Station, were guests at dinEpworth League Gives Socia- l- Many Other
on Route 19 Possibility of Easter ner Sunday of Mrs. S. P. Durrett.
Social Affairs Items of GenMrs. Harry Huesmann and children,
Other News of
Services at Baptist Church.
Rev. W. C. Roof, who has been assisting in a revival meeting at Gaines-
the first of the week.
ville, Fla., for the past two weeks,
writes that he will be here Sunday
Horace Moremen Writes Letter and hold services at the Baptist
church both morning and evening.
Concerning School System.
Communion services will take place
at the morning hour: Sunday-schoo- l
at 9:45 a. in. and Sunbeams meeting
at 3:30 p. m. Mr. Roof will leave
Band Issue Proposed By Messrs. McFerran
Monday tor Carrollton, Ky., to assist
and Atherton Will Result in Great
Rev. Mr. Reynolds, pastor of the
of Cincinnati, are spending the spring
Baptist church at that place, in a
Good For Jefferson County.
with the former's parents, Mr. and
Mr. Roof writes
Mrs. Henry Schulte.
that he has had a fine meeting in
Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Durrett were
Florida, and that he is delighted with
St. Matthews, April 3. Spring is guests of Dr. and Mrs. Murray PhilWhen the Board of Education de- the country, the ''land of sunshine,
here with its advantages and disad- lips Sunday.
feated Messrs. McFerran and Ath- alligators, roses, fruits, etc."
vantages: the most uncertain season
Miss Mamie Rice has returned to
erton in their endeavor to give the
of the year in regard to weather Shelby ville, after a week spent with
Never out of Work.
county at least one consolidated
conditions, but the surest as to the .Miss Nettie Helm.
The busiest little things ever made amount of work to be done within
seemed like a calamity to
Miss Bettie Ireland spent several
Dr. Kiug's New Life Pills. Every and without.
Doesn't the spring
the county, but it was not. This are is a sugar-coateglobule of sunshine show off dusty carpets, cur- days with her brother, Dr. R. L. Irepill
seeming defeat but added to Mr. health,
land, of Louisville.
that changes weakness into
etc., to our dismay? In the
McFerran 's unsellish desire to bene-li- t strength, languor into energy, brain- tains, of
winter we felt real clean,
the children of the whole county fag into mental power: curing Conbut let a little sunshine in and we
county bond issue
and he proposed a
stipation, Headache, Chills, Dyspep realize what work is ahead of us.
for Jefferson county and went to sia Malaria, Only 25c at all drugwork unselfishly spending his time gists.
Mr. Sam Castleman is remodeling
and money to accomplish this, but
inhis house bought in Chenoweth Avnot content with this he wishes to
enue, which, when completed will be Many Social Gatherings During
clude the children of the entire state CLEAN-U- P
the most elegant structure in this
in his plan for better
vicinity. Money can accomplish
to get the schools of Kenultimately
wonders: and we who have it
tucky so good that the whole country
quantities enjoy second-handewill be benefited. His plan does not
Commercial Club improvements.
am- Proposed By
force any district that now has
Lightning Sets Fire to Barn of Mrs.
"It isn't just the pinch and pang
ple facilities to tear down a house
That tries our spirits so;
Cummins and Horse and Cow
that is sufficient for the needs of the
It's seeing what the others have,
district, or in any way dictate to the
And knowing that they know."
people what they shall do, but he
comes to them with a proposal that Mass Meeting of Citizens To Be Held on When the water pipes are in operation (which will be in the near
where there are now seventy, eighty
future) we will have water in our Buechel, Apr. 3. G. H. Hikes has
April 15 Club Working on Big
uinety pupil with accomiiioii.-ttioor
houses like city folks, then St. Mat- gone
for thirty or forty, and where thei
to Florida tor an indefinite
thews will be on equal footing with stay on a hunting and fishing trip.
is now one teacher for all grades, to
give ample accommodation for all the
The ladies of Buechel surprised
pupils and sufficient teachers
L. Holman, who has been Mrs. Charles Nickles on Thursday
The Jeffersontown Commercial Club
the work in the best manner: houses
they are needed and one held its regular monthly meeting on a visit to her mother, Mrs. J. E. afternoon. A delightful luncheon
Those present were
high school in each of the eight dis- Monday night. The president, W. J. Munday, in Kansas city, has return- was
Mesdames Philip Graff, Sr., Thomas
Semonin, and a nua.-'of members
Skiles' John Yann, Wm. Yann, Ed.
nv county in the state to be au- were present and much
Miss Tommie Greathouse, our be- Fegenbush, Thomas Yann, Carrie
thorized by the coming legislature to importance to the citizens anu
holders in this community Wma loved teacher, has with her this week Whistler, Joe Buechel, Ed. Buechel,
issue bonds in a sum not to exceed
ner brother, Mr. canton ureatnouse, Conrad Kaiser and John Buechel:
$309,000, to put up the buildings nec- discussed.
Misses Dorothea Bischoff, Elizabeth
Sprowl read several letters from Indianapolis.
essary, .lefferson county will probaGraff, Emma Whistler, Ida Belle
from John B. McFerran. who made
bly not have to issue bonds for a
and family Kaiser, Katherine Graff,Ada Fegengreater amount than $200,000 or many valuable suggestions to the Mrs. W. N to
their home at St. bush, Aileen Yann and May Buechel,
L'."0,000 to put up all the houses it club in regard to improving the comMatthews, after spending the win- ranl and Edward Buechel.
needs at the present time and it is munity in various ways. A letter
ter in Louisville with her mother, Misses Elsie and Ruth Rommel enadditional from Coleman C. Cartwright, sugestimated that a ten-ceMrs. Alfred Herr.
tertained on Wednesday evening in
tax will pay the interest and create gesting a water system for Jeffersonhonor of their cousins, the Misses
pay the town was read. Mr. Cartwright cona sinking fund ample to
Measles, which is no respecter of
Rommel, of Los Angels, Cal.
in thirty years. The houses in gratulated the citizens of the town persons, is raging along
each district, where the accommoda- for the improvements that have been Mr. Will Herr's whole family have Mr. and Mrs. Henry
tion is now ample, will not be dis- made and for the progress that is been stricken, beginning with Daddy, tertained on Tnursday e
turbed and where they are now in- now in evidence.
down to the youngest child, a new a "tacky shower."
A letter from W. H. Gregory adsufficient good buildings with a prowell as laughable gifts
case each week: the worst is about
vision that they be so built that ad- dressed to the president of the club over, but the tedious convalescing is ed, and all report a go
ditions can be made as needed: am- in regard to the location of the home to be endured for several weeks
Quite a number of E
ple grounds in every case. Even if office of the Central National Life longer.
went in to Louisville f
in Jefferson county the whole $500,000 Insurance Company was read. This
to hear Bro. Czreng,
should be needed and we had to pay company, like the Citizens National
Mrs. Hewitt Simcoe is improving
Mrs. Fred Curry sp
20 or 2."i ceuts tax for the next thirty Life, is seeking a desirable location slowly,
after a two weeks' illness.
in the country in order to avoid the
years, if we get the eight
The Rev. F. L. Ha
we need at once, is it not bet- taxes of the city, and it is the desire
Mr. John Reiss is still crit.cally ill.
was the guest of Mr
Mr. Gregory that the citizens of He has been in a
ter than to keep up the present out- of
lay ami present system and not have Jeffersontown take this matter up for several weeks. We extend our Summers and famil
Friends of Miss G
schools any better than we now have with the company. The secretary of sympathy to his family in this trial
end of thirty years when by the Commercial Club was ordered to Mr. Reiss has lived at Fry's Hill many be interested to kn
the bond issue we can have the best answer Mr. Gregory's letter and say years and is beloved by friends and moved from Hors
parents to make h
to him that a suitable building site neighbors.
possible at once?
Hopkinsville, Ky - i
Some of my neighbors insist the could be secured and that it is the
question is not "do you want more opinion of the Club that exemption
Listen for some"Easter Weddings."
ami better schools" but '"do you want from taxation for a number of years No names or showers yet, for
friends in juisville':
increased taxes'" We are taxed now could be secured from the town modest country maidens cannot bear
Mrs. Conrad Kais
for schools and we do not get the trustees.
the notoriety of blazing engagements a surprise on Mond.
goods. By the proposed bond issue
Another question that is of vital before the world six months ahead, honor of her birthda-we get the equiument as soon as concern to the citizens of the town
like society folk.
Miss Margaret Sim.
practicable and get what we pay for, was the calling of a mass meeting to
party on Saturday ev'
the very best. Our sons can learn plan for a general clean-u- p
The stork has left St. Matthews
farming and our daughters domestic streets and alleys. J. C. Alcock, for a trip up the rural route, bring of her sixteenth birti
Miss Virginia BrisQ
science and be litted to play their Chas. D. Tyler and Clarence Brdraaa ing to Mrs. Theodore Lentz a daughentertained at dinn
proper part in the battle of life and were named on a committee to con- ter and to Mrs. John C. Haberlin a
the children of the whole county put fer with Misses Theresa McDermott son. Both infants arrived in the following: Misses Do
beth Skiles, Emma
under the best school influence possi and Louise Owings, teachers in the equinoctial storm.
Briscoe. Sadie Skiles.
ble. No matter what it is. if it is public school, and arrange for the
worth anything to us we have to pay mass meeting, which has been called
Miss Mabelle Rudy has returned and Mr. and Mrs. Fra'
Misses Lillian and
for it. Where we have good roads for Saturday afternoon, April 15, at from Bellewood Seminary, Anchorwe are taxed for them.
Under the 3 o'clock. At this meeting all plans age, to visit her parents, Mr. and were the guest o)
old toll gate system we paid big and means for cleaning and beauti- Mrs. James Rudy, for a few days.
prices for our roads and didn't have fying the town will be discussed and
A. B. C.
Bro. McKitrick. of Ii
the roads. Under the present road final arrangements made.
the guest ot J. W.
system we shall soon have good roads speakers will be secured, and everyPBEST0NIA.
family Saturday and M
all over the county and our expense body is invited to come and take part.
Mr. and Mrs. H. D
for roads is much less than under the It was suggested by the club that a April 3. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Robb tained Prof. Orville J)
old system and we have more and bet- certain day (or several days, if neces- entertained at dinner Sunday Mr. Bro. George Tinslev,
ter roads. By the bond issue proposed sary) be set aside as "cleaning day" and Mrs. L. J. Stivers, Mr. D. F. at dinner Sunday.
by Mr. McFerran, and to carry which and that all the citizens and friends, Brooks, Mr. Orville J. Stivers, Mr.
Mrs. Nannie Falcon
he is spending his monev and his men, women and children, turn out Edmund Burke, Rev Geo. Tinsley
Fayette county, sper
time for the people while in the on this day with wagons, shovels, and Miss Jessie Swope, of Louisville.
start it may add some to our taxes, rakes, hoes, etc., and give the old Mrs. Sue James and son, of near last week with Mr.
it will in the end be much cheaper town the best cleaning that she has Shepherdsville: Mrs. Forrest Wright Stivers and family.
A barn belonging
and will result in more and better ever experienced.
The property and son, of Crescent Hill, were guests
mins was struck by 1
schools, it will be as much better owners of the town are also requestat dinner Friday of Mr. and Mrs. night. A horse ami
than the present system as our road ed to clean their property on this John Gilmore.
in the building.
system now is better than the old day, and the club has offered a prize
Mr.and Mrs. J. R. Jones and chiltoll gate system.
Mr. John Fegenj
of $5.00 to the best cleaned lot in the
guests of Mrs. James Ben- wish to express
While on the tax question I will community.
To complete it will be dren were
ask if a man owns a farm worth
necessary that your names be giyen nett, of Louisville, the first of the kindness rendere
and sells it to a man who does to J. C. Alcock, chairman of the week.
friends in the reef
Mrs. R. T. Durrett was a recent their home by fire
not pay a cent for it, but gives his clean-ucommittee. In the meannotes for $10,000 for it, who should time get ready for the big mass meet- guest of her brother, W. H. Werst,
Mrs. James Fegef
pay the taxes and why? Ought the ing to be held at Bruce Hall on the and wife, of Louisville.
two be taxed for $20,000'
Madaline, little daughter of Mr.and
Very truly yours,
The club adjourned to meet again Mrs. R. T. Durrett, entertained sevThe Louisville
Horace W. Mobemen.
eral of her little friends at dinner Prompt delivery.
with the citizens in mass meeting.
Every Thursday at $1.00 Per Year
recitations and readings
Mrs. Weatherbee did her
part as hostess. At noon all were invited out to the dining-room- ,
a beautiful table was spread and a
delicious dinner enjoyed.
There will be an Easter Egg hunt
given by the Children's Guild of the
Methodist church the Saturday afternoon before Easter on the lawn of
These little folks are
looking forward to the hapuy time
gathering up the pink and blue rabbit eggs.
The Epworth League Society gave
a social Monday evening in
Ceo. parlor in celebration of
Middletown, April 3. Mrs.
Frishe has been quite ill of diptheria.
Mrs. Allen Poulter, Mrs. Irene
Gates and Mrs. Alfred Hall are quite
Mr. and Mrs. John Bornhauser and
daughter, Miss Winnie, moved into
the city last week.
Miss Evelyn Hoke, of Louisville,
was the guest of Miss Hattie VVeath-erbe- e
Mrs. J. N. Clem, of Pewee Valley,
was the guest of Mrs. Claude Tatch-el- l
the first of the week.
Mr. Courtney Beynroth was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Weather-be- e
Mrs. Wm. Hord and Mrs. Viola
Caldwell spent Saturday in the city.
Mrs. K. Harris, of Louisville, is
visiting her mother, Mrs. Geo. West.
Mrs. Chas. Gheens was the weekend guest of Mrs. Ernest Corban.
Mr. and Mis. Clark McDonald were
entertained Thursday at dinner
Hardy, of Lyndon.
Miss Viola Weatherbee was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. I'rton
Mr. L. Peyton and son. Harvey, of
Louisville, spent last Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Enos Jones.
Mrs. M. P. Crask, Mrs. Mattie
Turner and Christeen Turner spent
Thursday with Mrs. Robert Martin.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Wakefield, of
North Dakota, are visiting Mr. and
Mrs. John May.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Jones have returned to their home, alter spending
the winter with Mr. and Mrs. Henrj
Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
uite a pleasant evening
was spent in playing April Fool
'ranks upon the guests. Refreshments were served.
The Christian Kndeavor Society
had a business meeting at the Christian church Thursday afternoon.
The Ladies' Aid of the Christian
church met with Mrs. John Waters
last Wednesday afternoon. These
good ladies are getting up quite a
reputation as a sewing society ami
are getting all the orders they can
till in the way of needlework. The
money all goes to a good and worthy
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Frank are
tertaining at their beautiful home
this week Mr. and Mrs. Dan Frank,
of Chicago, who are here on their
honeymoon. They were married last
W ednesday in Chicago.
is from .Milwaukee. Wis. Mr. Franks
is an ideal place to go on one's bridal tour. It is among buds and bowers, vines and Mowers, fountains, statuary and has all kinds of musical instruments.
.lell'ersontown Christian Sunday-schoo- l
defeated Middletown Sunday-schoo- l
both in attendance and collection. Their attendance 149 to our
136; their collection $9.00 to our
Congratulations to Jeffersontown on
your splendid work. We send our
best regards to the whole bunch over
The Improvement League will give
an ice cream social at the school
house Friday evening, April 14. A
good time is promised.
Kicked by a Mad Horse.
Samnel Birch, of Beetown, Wis.,
Weatherbee, Dr. S. O. Weatherbee had a most narrow escape from losing
ould heal the
Mrs. Chas. Weatherbee
ed Sunday Misses Lois
ned, but at