DEVOTED ENTIRELY TO THE INTERESTS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY
Jefferson town, Jefferson County, Ky., Thursday, February,
Vol. 5. No. 34
latter rain and the boys cultivate it
right you may expect a yood crop.
II you want big ears use either John-
White or tin' seed the commissioner
of agriculture will furnish and the
name of it ought to be with it. The
Botts Prolific so far is in the lead
for yield, with 228 bushels from an
acre in ISM.
This about all there is oj Interest to say on boy 's corn dubs, but
(his paper must not close without
speaking of two Kentucky men and
what they did in the dry year of 1911.
A Southern farm journal offered a
first prize of a manure spreader, a
second pri.e of a wagon and third of a
cultivator, to the largest yields from
an acre of corn raided by its subscribers and Mr. Cbas. EL Ross, of
kin county. Ky., won the manure
spreader with a yield of 144 bushels
from an acre: W, M. Butson, of
Carlisle county. Ky., won the wagon
with a yield of 127.23 bushels from an
In January ot every year there is a
corn show held at Lexington. Ky.
Great Help To Boys of
Valuable Information and
Stivers is doing a great public
service ami our that will cost him
Mime effort and some money, n" in
can organize and carry to a successful issue a boys' corn clob in Jeffer-so- n under the auspices of the Kentucky
county and it will he a uirls' corn Com Growers Association and this
Whether tie succeeds or year there were mines in clubs of the
the trial for boys of the bors Louisville Comfoils he deserves credit for
State offered andthe
and l hope the boys, girls and
others of more than
with him. so 6150 ami there were not enough boys
that Kentucky may take a leading entered the contrst to getthat and
money and am sure
place among the states as far as bovs thai
be offered during the show
and girls corn clobs are concerned more will the bovs most writeto Mr.
nf 1913 and
ami Jefferson count will lead in
Ft. Ilryant, or, nr. ueorgc ivooi-nKentucky.
wei the instruction m eessarv io
In MOM a boy named Balk, near j enter this contest
Raleigh, North Carolina, raised 235
club article is t hat Miss
In Iftlfl a boys' corn
bushels of corn per acre.
Havn'e, of Raymond, ....,,,;.,,
boy nameil Moore raised 228 bushels
from an acre in South Carolina. In corn rrnwer Ol I n.u
ron, an acre at a
sippi. vi Id ot
lull lie nme meson, o;
cents ol ot I"'- cetus iveniocKj
made IX bushels at a cost of
Ken Leah, of Georgia,
premiums to its boys in
made 214.0 bushels at a cost of I42.t ti.
were over 00.000 in iM
cents per bushel: Eber A. Kimbrougn. distributed amongst mein ""'
Southern st ates
Alabama. 224J bushe ai a cost of of the ..n ,.r i ,m
not irer a
I9J cents per bushel: Barnie Thomas, i conrsi
t Washington, but
made 225 everv
,lf them learned nough to
another Mississippi bo
. ... .,r
ami John Bo wen. of DdV .uL rui .vi rhp pivort and this is
Mississippi, 221 at W Cents per bushel: t he i;i II iioini--1Child labor
:i- - h,Carl Duncan, Kentucky, 71 bushels
araci iced- may be difastrious and. not
at 1X1 cents per bushel; Howard doubt is. but a boy or girl who is
busneis at 21
to work and to advantage is
cents per bushel.
pitied. The old savjg is a
will have to do some thing if they true saying. "No excellence w ithout
race.) Edward Doyle, labor" We need Christian and
lead in fhe
Illinois, made - bushels at 12 cents
education. Teach the chikl-reper bushel.
not only the three R's. but what
Twenty of the 60.000 bovs in boy s' to do and how to do it and to . love
corn clubs last year goi a trip to God supremely and their neighbors
Washington City. The received is themselves, will in the coming
diplomas at the hands of the Secre- vears cure the ills of Big Business
tary of Agriculture, called on tne and little business and hasten the
President and were summoned before time when the sword shall be beaten
the Committee on Agriculture of the into a plowshare and the spear into
House of Representatives aim Ban a pruning hook and every one shall
the sights of the National Capital, eujov the shade ol his own vine and
and the whole 80,008 of them know
much more about how to raise corn
hone the farmers of Jefferson
than they would have known if they county", as a starter to thisgoo.l time,
had not entered the boys" corn clubs will give their bovs and. girls an a re
Of their counties under the leaderio their best
V an opportunity towith Mr. Stivers
ship of thei r county school commis- on it and
sioner and learned and followed the in retting UP the best display from
rules sent out by the Department of
Agriculture and the various states. .Jefferson Very t ruly yours.
RORACB W. MORKMKN.
There were forty-fiv- e
to the boys corn clubs ot Georgia
Oakland, Oran ge County. Florida.
that made over loo bushels of corn
per acre, or from an acre, and the
average these boys made was 123.9
Feb. 12- .- A swell dance was
busheis from an acre at a cost of
and Mrs. Krbie Sewell.
cents per bushe! and an average net given 10, Mr. honor of Misses Anna
profit per acre of
present were Misses
Mr. Stivers ought to have a good Uelhaus. Those Delia Welch, Lucy
number of the boys of Jefferson Ella
county on his list and the boys ought doody, Brfnley, Alma Delpha
To learn the rules am. a Jefferson
county boy ought to get the trip t Messrs. Willie and Milton Co.eman
Ruckel-berrWashington next year. Why not? Shenks. Harry
Harry Scott. Charlie McLayer.
The boys who made these
per acre used some kind of prolific I'ress Potts. Thomas, Samuel
LTrnspiker, Feldon Francis,
corn and most of them put the rows BrnestMoody, (ieorge Brainer, John
t hree feet apart: one staik to the
Kd. Frisinger. Mr. Joe
hill and IS inches apart. If you want Urinlev. Mrs.family, Mrs. H. Meyer,
a big yield use a prolific corn, get Gelhaus and
Mr. Joe V'clch, Mr.
plenty of stalks per acre and then if Mr B. Sewell. family, Mr. and Mrs.
pre- fd. Brass and
yon fertilize it right and have
All had a delightful
pared dbu r ground properly and the B. Ricbmon.
good Lord sends the former and the time.
Stage Coach Days
Who Want The
uuawate of the havoc he had
caused until he heard the confusion
of the young- ladies in trying to reWilsonville. Feb. 12. Mr. and Mrs. gain their equilibrium. As it hap-- 1
ened they were traversing a part
.1. M. Asllby. of .Normandy, were the
of the city where pedestrians were
guests Wednesday of tb latte's quite few and were feeling .somewhat
parents. Mr. and Ml Robert Mc- - consoled at the thought that they
'were not set n. when glancing up
they noticed standing in the door of
a drug store a man with his fact'
Changed Their Mines.
n smiles and enjoying t7
mis.,.. Rnh. and.Kliabeth Neil ;reatli
iJti ,',..... Slarnrriav afternoon with t "e ut most t S,1IA. ittle .1accidents A ;
....... , ..
. .. ,
uuiumi- expectation of spending the- "p
1,111 rlmfnr ircpictea on cne
sisnight in Jeffersontown wi thttbeir auscu
ter. Mrs. Charlie Davis. an the tol- .. ornerla... oieaiv into a"Otll ladles
Louisvillle wit their
anghter and they passed on their
"tic torckrtwright "l
av with the gratefol thought that
after leaving home and receiving hT
stiangers to him and he
Cartwright and little would never
see them n iv. 1m and as
l Hindi ter
were both ill of measles. they
afterward expressed it. they
decided to spend the. entire time
hoped he never would.
and run no risks with
this contagious disease.
Miss Margaret Thurman. who is
attending school in Tayiorsville,
spent last week with her jiarents.
The Spencer Courier of recent Mr. and Mrs. Lee Thurman.
date informs us that he committee
James Lovell, of Waterford, was
wnich had been appointed to take the recent guest of Mr. and Mrs.
measures in regard to the proposed Howard Smith.
electric railway from Louisville t
J'aviorsville had done so and a mass week-en- and Mrs. Vaa Finley spent the
meeting was to be held at the court Veeeh and with Mr.Mrs. G. Mrs. Asa
W e are IfiaU
tinned in Ta lorsv lie.
to know that inteiest is being mani- Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Allen were
tested in this direction and know of
that would add more to the tertained Sunday by hr. and Mrs. J.
upbuilding and welfare of this scone B. Reid, of Routt,
of country than to have an electric, w,. ;irt. glad to know that W. D.
line crossing its borders. It hasiong Dale, who .has been on the sick lis!
been the talk and desire oi man m :or about ti n dais, was better at last
this section to see the lime when tne report
Lee Robison, one of our most estielectric line would
Jeffersontown to the Blue Rock mable young men. who is now ennothing gaged in business in Louisville, was
springs, bat think now that
short of a through line toTaylors-viil- e the guest last Sunday of hi parents.
would give satisfaction and be- Mr. and Mrs. Felix Robison.
lieve that if every
Mr. ami Mrs. Walter Knapp and
enterprising citizen wouid act when children a tended the party which
presents itself and was given by Mr. and Mrs. .lames
use energy, effort, influence, and if Markwell at their hoihe near Cane
necessary, a little of that which is Run, Thursday night.
always sore of securing the necessaCollings has purchased what
ries and luxuries of life, we, too. ere is Felix as
Dr. Allen farm from
long, might have the pleasure of see- Mr. Martin,the
who has resided there
ing' the electric cars go whizzing for the
last few years. Mr. Collings
oast, our doors or of hearing their
has moved in and will board with the
sound in the distance.
present occupants until the first of
March, when he will get full possesProposed
To Be Blessed Next Sunday
Death ot Mrs Rotert Thomas.
The friends of Mrs. Robert Thomas,
who for several years resided in this
neighborhood, were greatly surprised
and shocked Saturday morning when
the news was Hashed over the telephone sayiug that she had passed
at her home near Normandy
Friday night at
Thomas had been slightly complaining tor several days, out entertained
company Friday and seemed to be as
well as usual until 7 o'clock, when
she was suddenly served w ith acute
ituUffMtlan. Phvsiciana were imme
diately summoned but she lived only
a short time, her deam occurring at
Her remains were taken
to Flk Creek Sunday afternoon where
Rev. Wright conducted a short funeral service, after which she was
laid to rest in the cemetery at that
place. She is survived bv a husband
and live children: Will, of New Mexico. John, of Tayiorsville, and Humphrey, Louis and Mrs. James Scobee,
a Relic of
by Father Constantine.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Wigginton and
Mrs. Tom Wigginton save a
pari y at their home near
Friday night. A nice crowd
was present and a most enjoyable
time was spent by all.
Grigsbv Weaver and sister. Miss
if lizzie, ot "airneiu, nave reiurnen
home after a pleasant; visit with Mr.
and Mr. Thomas Hefley and Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Allen.
Jefferson. Of Jeffersontown. spent the day in Louisville
yesterday and enjoyed dinner at the
Bine Crass Dairy Lunch. 323 W.
opposite internrban station.
They were served delicious coffee,
vegetables. macaroni, spaghetti,
Ssh, Seelback sausage, roast beef sandwich, chicken
dumpling, spare rib. lamb stew
with green peas and
Mr. and Mrs.
The beautiful new stations of the
cross, s hich have been erected recent ly at St Edward's church, will he m1- lemnly blessed this miing Sandal
St. Matthews. Keb. 12. This writ - Feb. IK
ing linos ns sun in coia storage in
take place in
spite ol ou r mourn n g and berating the afternoon at ;:1" rciock, Fatln i
the Weather Man as the "worst I Constantine, ot he st. Boniface
Monastery ii Looisi ille, will officiate
or some rene
a "V;i lent int
and will also deliver the sermon
The Wa of the Cross is one of the
most beautiful and salul ary devotions
Miss Mary Breckel gave a euchre in the Catholic church and had its
party to her young friends in St. origin with the verj lirst Christians,
Matthews which was ven enjoyable. who after the death ol our glorious
Miss Mabe'le Rndi won the prize. Redeemer, tilled with love and com''Cupid.' with whom she has some passion for bis great suffering, were
acquaintance, at least, be has, in a won't to visit the scenes of Impassion
commemorate all the
Shy and indirect way. been easting and there
events of that first fined Friday from
darts in her vicinity lately.
the moment he
death till be breathed his last sigh
That wonderful, resource! ul adies on the cross on Calvary's height.
.idot Beargrass iil give a '"Sock This devotion these been continued
nineteen cenSocial" Marc;: lir-- t. when ach oue throughout ail
turies in the Catholic church, but
will pay a penny an inch for the
sine, ii is not possible for all to make
engtb of their feet both of t hem. these pilgrimages to Jcruesalec,
rhicb ill be a considerable amount Pope Gregorj ordaine( the scenes of
or some o ns who ha t good solid these devotions to be depicted upon
fou udat ions. Thei ere rather em- - canvas, or as st atues. to be erected
in tbe churches, thereby giving to
when we wen
Voting eacb and even on
girls, ami must pincii tbeui into as to Visit III jn: it. these holy places.
small shoes as possible, hut now that
During tlu coming hoiv season Ot
their length will bemhi the Aid we Lent tiie devotion of the Way of the
rejoice at their size. Come, all. to Cross wi!) he held at St. lid ward's
jr .lule Arterburn s.
church even Friday evening at 7:1."
L"st we should be "exalted above
measure' and become disdainful
vehicles, our pi iUe had a
fall last Friday when uit automobile
look a sulky spell in the most malig- Along Preston Street Pike
nant form ana several ladies, includA. R. Goose and Albert
ing A. II. i must wail to: ii to be
operated on at tile hospital for sueh
eases. Patience had her perfect
impatience, aiso : one
would sooposf it con id have Been
Prestonia, Feb. 12. Mr. and Mrs.
made over entirely in that four hours
forty-foNo! an Henry Krili, Jr. have taken apartwait.
inch could we women move from ments in the Thompson House and
base- lest t he c
are at home to their friends. The.v
would pea! forth any minute. So in were given a miscellaneous .shower
that tense attitude, the hours drag- Feb. 10th at the residence of the
ged on. Finally, when we had
collapsed l row cold, hunger and, yes, urine's sister. Miss Anna Klotter.
mad, the pilot hove in siht saving, and were the recipients of manv
"we will try it." Night had closed pretty and useful giiis to add to
in black as Egypt and cold as anada. their honsekeepi ng.
With lunges ant' pnfiingsinnumerable.
Mr. Lydia Phillips Uorsey. one ot
it spunofl at. line speed lor about four the oh" st residents of the county, is
miles, when it suddenly balked.
very ill of acute iudigeston and heart
told you once, "1 feared it would trouble at her daughter's, Mrs. Hale
torn to a pumpkin.1 Well no coax ing Houston, Hit I". Ormsby, Louisville.
WOnld budge it. At tiiis crisis;! good
Mr. .lbeit Beekman,
Samaritan came by taking this Durretl Lane, tell while attempting
forlorn nartv to a store about twn tu board the Okolona car and was
miles further on, v. lu re the home badly braised.
folks were telephoned to bring the
('ol. A. R. Goose is suffering with
despised horse and surrey and take' a mashed foot. A cow tramped on
the pilgrims home at 10 p. m. Verily him while milking.
all i not gold hat glitters.
Blamed a Good Worker.
The Stork paid Springdaie another
imed my heart for severe dis-ivisit leaving with Mr. ami Mis. Far-tie- r tress
left side for two years."
Head another daughter, named write s mj Evans, Danville, Va.
All the sick and afflicted, down- "bnl know now it was indigestion.
trodden ami oppri ssedare"mendlng." .is IM King's New Life Pills COBV-lThose who are well are mending plete cured me."1 Best for stomach,
kidney troubles, constipa-debility- .
We arc glad to report the return liver and
25c at a!
lion, headache o
home of Mrs.
improved alter two weeks treatment drug isfs.
The mode of travel has changed home made pies.
greatly since the days when the
crowded often to its utmost capacity
with passengers inside and wnn pas
sengers and baggage on the top.
made its regular trip from Louisville to Tayiorsville. stopping occasionally to leave an occupant at
some iariij uouse. ...n...., 'ni,,uS
LESSEN YOUR LABORS
INCREASE YOUR PROFITS
to stop at the different
usually a number cf men and
boys and oft times a few women had
congregated to await its arrival,
and glean if possible a little news
from the outside world, and'see if the
mail sack did not
a missive from some distant
Attach-ithe exfriend or loved one besidesall probnewspaper, which in
en t .s furnished
ability, was read with greater .est
and interest than in thesedays. when
bv the use of the telegraph, telePLANTER
The hand that plants the crop in modphone, etc., the events of the
so quickly distributed to differern potato culture is tiie luox Hand
will plant more Potatoes
ent parts of" the globe.
It is faithful and
on this, machine.
The old stage coach, which hasiong
and plant them more ac
u rftvt in its accomplishment.
ceased to exist, is a relic of
curately than any other
Planter No. 3.
days, its place in different sections
of the country being supplanted by
Potato Planter on the market. As the machine is entirely automatic no second man is remore modern conveyances, including
quired, hence no injured fing eusor dust blinded eyes. lt will plant a greater ranfff
the steam car. the electric car. the
and airship, all of which
of seed than any o her planter and with less frictionnow hold sway in this great, busy
world: but last week when a
We sell Aspinwall Potato Cutters, Planters, Sprayers and Sorters
wagon driven oy a colored man,
Wigginton. one of our
young men. seated in the rear
of the wagon in a big rocking chair
with a lap robe tucked snugly around
him. passed through our burg, it reminded us ot a funny little accident
which happened some years ago to
Preston and Jefferson Sts.
two country ladies visiting relatives
The ladies were makin Louisville.
city during the
ing their stay
POTATOES a Money Making Groi
At St. Edward's Catholic Church
at $1.00 Per Year
at Deaconess Hospital in Louisville.
Mr. Scott Miller and family have
returned toSpringdale from Jacksonville. Florida, where they have been
five weeks, to find us still in the
clutches of winter.
Of Jeffersontown Car
R. Encampment and the host
of the home at which they were
staying being the owner of a nice
large furniture wagon, did honors in
the occasion ny taking his family,
guests and some neighbor girls and
boys, about fifteen in all. out sighta
seeing every day. On this particular occasion these two young ladies
A. B. C.
happened to be lone occupants of the
t he wagon where they were
seated in their chairs with their umbrellas raised to ward off the heat of
Mrs. Robt. the sun. Their host seated on his Happenings of the "Saints" Told
in irowt suddenly Started
his horse to a brisk gait, causing the
In a Spicy Manner By Our
young ladies to lose their balance
and go t umbling with chairs and um- -
2i9 acres, 2.U acres practically level: 2." acres of saw timber.
of orchard and bluegrass, large orchard, fencing good,
tenant house, large barn and all other
mile from boat landing, 17 miles by pike from city, 8 miles by pike from
per acre: will divide farm,
trolley. 100 acres tobacco land: quick sale,
The (Prof.) J. B. Secrest Co.
Real Estate Agents.
235 S. Fifth St.,
Send postal for farm list.
HALL SEED CO.