SPECIAL FAIR NUMBER
Jeffe RSON IAN
DEVOTED ENTIRELY TO THE INTERESTS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY
Jefferson town, Jefferson County, Ky., Thursday, August 17,
$1.00 Per Year
THE JEFFERSON COUNTY FAIR
VIEW OF JEFFERSON COUNTY FAIR GROUNDS.
E. B. BERRY,
Eleventh Annual Fair of
Jefferson County Fair
opened yesterday with
greater prospects for a successful exhibition than were ever
known in the history of the company.
Tne first day ot the lair was taken up
in m iking entries and in getting
everything in readiness lor tne big
day opening on the second day- The
a Imissioa fee is 33c tot odalis and loc
for chiidi en
At an early hour this morning
people fiom Louisville and all over
Jefferson and adjoining counties began to arrive in large uumbeis. The
fair company in its announcement
promised the- best fair ever given, and
fiom ali indication at this time it ap
not. be dispears t hassle
is plenty or goou
of shade and
w ater tocflfck, plenty
everything to make you have a good
time. there is noliiiug mai win
bring the citizeus of the county closer together than a Count) fair, where
the people may gather from far and
near, eat and drink together, 'swap
yarns,'" witness last races, examine
line stock, etc., and become belter
acquainted. All hatred ol one community against another disappears
at the Jefferson County Fair, and the
people go home with a renewed determination to unite upou all questions for the good of the whole count-
Hay Aid CDnsidorably in the Building of
Advice of Uncle Rube.
There is a constant clamor from
the pub'ic for good roads, ami every
where we hear ol
public gathconventions and at rnot
erings, some one is' down tor a speech
on "good roads.
many folKs who travel the splendid
roads we have now realize just how
thev are made.
The county judge can teli you how
much money was appropi iated, youi
magistrate can tell vou where the
work is being done, but oni tne contractor and roller man knows just
what it means to make a good road.
Of course, the workmen employed
know, to a certain extent, hut when
tiie work is done and they receive
tbeir pay they are doue, while
the contractor and roller man
are responsible for the finished work,
so that when the inspector comes he
may pronounce the work O. K.
We certainly have a wise and good
judge. He has a stall of magistrates
equal to the best, and the contractors
all know their business perfectly, but
those who are always crying for good
roads are the very ones who make ythe trouble. The road bed la graded,
Thursday, Aug. 17.
the coarse rock is put on. then finer
screenings, and then the On this day there will be over 100
It is positively in premium awarded in the stock
necessary after these screenings are show rings. The features are a prize
for the best mare or griding
put ou. and sprinkled and rolled, to of
not have any driving over them until under four years oldbest rider or
they get dry and hard. But no one
seems to realize this. They the
public) seem to think some one is
trying to make them do something
and they will not be made.
I am told they have moie trouble
with automobile than MftbtBf else.
th drivel think becaue the
the air Mft it won't hurt the ro.ui,
but it dor, and then the pom udlei
BM u hi woik to do BVfl
Oun't brill r the people would in.il'
lrv ifMliml whul
Mil Double l
they wrrv dolnti. M4 o loU Httta
.article is Just to put hug In tlM mi
f the public If Vou want 004
help to unke them bv driving
tide while thev are being mark and
am sure there will be no one BON
greatful than the COBtflCtuf and
Attack Like Tigers.
In fighting to keep the blood
corpuscles attack disease
But often germs
germB like tigers.
multiply o fast the little fighters
Then see pimples,
eczema, saltrheum and sores
multiply and strength and appetite
fail. This condition demands Electric Bitters to regulate stomach,
liver and kidneys and to expel poisons from the blood. "They are the
best blood purifier," writes C, T.
Budahn, of Tracy, Calif., "I have
ever found." Thev make rich, red
blood, strong nerves and build up
your health. Try them. 50c at all
J. H. ALDER80N,
this day. Entries must be made by but in full view of the public,
in order to compete. must be shown in pairs.
Bryan Williams is the superintendent,
and J. H. Alderson,
E. A. Low and
Jones, committee on judges.
Fayette Risinger, superintendent,
Mote Williams is ring master.
and Chas. Hunsinger and Frank
committee on judges.
Friday. Aug. 18.
Nearly ttOO is to be given in this
This is Louisville Day and the city line to Jefferson county growers only.
is expected to turn out hi large num-bei- For best display of farm products
The goud people of our fair the premiums ate $25 first; $10 second
metropolis never fail to appreciate and $5 third; best display field corn,
this compliment to them, and you $10 first and $5 second.
may look for all your "city cousins"
at the fairgrounds on this day.
About $150 in premius are offered
About $10 in premiums are to be
for the best suckling mules, best given for nest garden products in
saddle and harness horses,
Jelfersou county only. John Hart-maroadsters, fastest pacers, mules, etc
barl Farmer and Jesse Brown
The pacing race will probably at- are superintendents and A. V. Thomtract the greatest attention, as 120 is son and Henry Deibel, committee on
offered to the first, S10 to the second, 'judges. For best general collection
and $5 to the third horse.
'of vegetab es the premiums are $20
is to be run three times around the to first and $lo to second;-tbe grown
track and is for the best 2 and 3 heats by the exhibitor.
general colA race of mares and geldings, any
lection owned and collected by one
age, trot or pace, is a special uy Wm. exhibitor, sweepstakes, $2u to first
E. Meyers & Co., real estate dealers,
and $10 to second.
and also promises an exciting time.
First and second premiums are $15
Melons. Plums, Etc. arvey-Bates,
superintendent; Henry Deibel
Saturday, Aug. 19.
aud A. V. Thomson, committee on
Bardstown Road Day-I- t judges. Over $50 is to be distributed
might have been better if the among Jefferson county growers.
$15 first premium is. to go for the
Company had changed this to "'Cenof ten varieties of
tral Lincoln Road" Day, but since it best collection 7.50 to second.
to take it as it is. watermelons:
did not, we have
and Or-It Is the last day of the fair and Affi.ks. Edward Whistler W
i vers, super intern lent s:Dr.
will be the best of all. The past exand David Kyser, committee
hibitions of the fair have demonstrat- Farmer
About $."iO is to be given
ed the fact that the people who at- on judges.
to Jefferson county growers.
tended this fair on the first three
away on the last beat 20 vaiielies $10 tlrst: $3 second.
days just cau't stay
J. U. Berry is superintendent lor
day aud it is always a success.
the peach exhibit: Ben wniiams, for
A feature on this day is the ' GenWilliams
tleman Jockey" race, which always pears, and Misses Margaret
and Nell Singleton for grapes. Lib
furnishes great pleasure to the
crowd. It is charged by some that eral premiums a:e offered lor count!
Charlie Scaggan and Lon Junes are exhibits.
professional ov thi time, tin y have
ridden so often, and w in be barred.
but we shall fctife to wall
Tluic are three premiums. $,.') and
The pi ciiiiuiii lot bril laddie
anil hiii lies stallion In scivlfc me
same lot line!
iMo V. timl
In st mate oi gelding, ex. rpl
ol $2 goes to I he
will also be Ini lugs
tel i sting, as some of I he lines! hone
lithe state Bie expected to show
Anothei mule race will take place on
this .lay flOto Bftl $" to secomi.
and N to tlrf d. The last and bet
race Is a free trot or pace, two tlnn s
around, for which $20 will be glw n
to the first. $10 second and $5 third.
third: best girl rider under sixteen offered for best
special by Janus Greene $20 lady's
desk to first and $10 book case to anv age and any
second: best gentleman rider. $5 to must be shown to
first and $2 and
A mule race will also take place on
this day, and it goes without saving
that this will attract Wide atteutlou.
Jos. Selllgman, of Louisville, will
give 2 50 for the best pony aud rider.
Louisville Times 10c a week. This will also be very interesting.
There are a number of other rings on
Prompt delivery. Welford Alcock.
Lizzie Hawes ami Flora
the Fair Company.
Hon. L. C. Owings, Henry Deibel,
E. A. Low, A. V. Thomson, George
Schuster, J ake Greenberg, Lou Jones,
J L. Siincoe, Unas. Huusiuger, S
Edw. Vogt, Dr. H. P. Stivers, Frank
M. Williams and C. W. Seitz.
The lair grounds of the company
are situated miles from Louisville,
Ky., and i mile from the Central
Lincoln Road and equal distance
from the electric line. Bardstowu
Road, one of tne best pikes (buile by
Hoke Co.), leads to the gates.
the prettiest, coolest and shadiest
fair grounds in the State. Tnrec
fine wells furnish all water needed.
There is a large grandstand from
which to view the stock and the
races: a commodious shed, screened
in. where .displays of farm, garden,
fruit and flowers are exhibited, and
a ladies' oavilion for needle work,
household and art; stables for stock:
dining hall, and closed booths for refreshments. The Company has as
Special Premiums bv Seedsmen.
this section will patronize the Jeffer-
sontown Creamery. Tnis creamery
has made a success in the past and
there is no reason why, under the
management of the Messrs. Tyler,
that it should not continue to do so.
This part of Jefferson is as prosperous as any other section of the c oun-tv- ,
aud if every citizen here gives
his or ner patronage to ali our home
institutions you will see wonderful
results aud all will benefit thereby,
Work is Being Dons.
There is nothing that is needed
more iu this part of Jefferson county
creamery, and it is
hoped that farmers from ail over
Is Great Along Central Lincoln
Southern Seed Company offers MB
best boar or sow, for best display of farm and garden
breed. Pedigrees prodacts grown from their seeds.
The Jefferson County I'roduce Exchange offers $o0 in pieiylums for
products grown from seeds from any
A. A. Koehler, superintendent: J. seed house in the Ubtted States, as
follows: Qett display vegetables, 25:
L. SinKoe and J. Gretnberg, commitare best display farm products, $25.
tee on judges. Sixteen dollars
Wood & Stubbs Co. offers a $20
offered lu the poultry exhibits and
requested to coop birds premium lor best display of product
so as not to cramp them in the coops, grown from their seeds.
ceive. The new company is now receiving milk daiiy and the creamery
is running iu full blast, with gre at
prospects of success.
ad Dr. H r suv. is, corumltti e oh
to be gi yea
la premiums on til kimi of ctoncd
full I, fakes, l I plCkleOt f td I. oil'
livllll Dill v Supply '
offers a i" lal pteniluot oi $" toi
beal t wo pounds ol butter.
Needlework, ttxhtbtl a, win bo
snpei inti iidnl by Misses Florence
PlersOU and Ltsita Culley. and Exhibit I!, by Misses Alible Uisittger and
Isabella Maple. Over lllty dollars in
premium are offered.
Hpecial Art Department will be
presided nvei by MissStella McKc.alg,
Flowassisted bv Hugh Summers.
by Miss Georgia Bush, assisted
by tti A. Brown.
Jefferson County Fair Company was organized ana iacorDorated
Tne incorporators were VV. Now
is Good Hands and Success U Assured
fc)r. H. P. Stivers. Frank iVl.
Chas D. Tyler Proprietor.
Williams and E. B. Berry. F. M.
V imams was eiecueu
F.Hays, V.fies.;ur. Stiveis, Sec;
E. B. berry, i'reasuicr.
The Jeffersontown Creamery has
dlleU a meetlug aud six recently changed h.nds, going into
more men Were taken iu tne Company
Au eleC-uo- the possession of Chas. L). Tyler, of
aud tUe stock OouK Closed.
Larry Tyler, son of
was again beld and Bryan Wil- Jeffersontown
liams was elected pi esideut, (and has Chas- D Tyler, will have charge of
every year sincej; J.
U. Taggait, V. Cres.; Dr. ti
f the butter making, and with his exB. Berry, Treas. perience in this line you may expect
Stivers, Sec.; E.
the best results.
Directors: John Williams, W.
Frank Williams, David Kyser,
The Messrs. Tyler have asked The
Ben. J. Williams and Dr. wm. Farm- Jeffersonian to announce that they
er. After five years the
was increased to twenty stockholders. will give correct weight, an honest
Death entered the compauy and test, and that all bills will be paid
claimed four of the memoers. The promptly. Prices on butter fat will
company is now composed oi the fol- be made on the first of each month
lowing: Bryan Williams, Pres ; J. H.
Alderson, V. Pres ; E. B Berry, Sec : for the month, that customers may
Directors: know just how much they will re- Louis Diemer, Treas.
noes to the Hist:
15 second, and $2 third: same for best
Willis McDaniel will be superinmare or gelding over tour years old: tendent for these rings: J Greenberg
fastest trot, best 2 ip 3, three times and J. Li Simcoe committee oil
around, $15 to the first: $7 second, and
There are liberal premiums
driver of which
LOUIS Di KM ER. Treasurer.
fine displays of fruit, farm and garden products as can be seen anywhere in the State. The exhibits at
this fair of fruit and garden won the
premium at the State Fair last year.
Through the generosity of the Fiscal
Court the Fair Company is enabled
to offer premiums on farm, fruit and
garden, to be contended for by the
people of Jefferson
This fair has been the caose of the
advance of land in this vicinity, and
Is the means of encouraging people
to grow better crops and should be
patronized by all
citizens: it is run for
the public good nd is liberally patronized by our best citizens who appreciate a good thing, and therefore
the fair company has been successful
and has proven that a good fair is a
benefit to the surrounding country.
Dirt will continue to lly on the Central Lincoln Way. Engineer S. F.
Crecellus ha charge of the work between Liiuisx llle and Buffalo. Speaking lor hi t retch of road the
the work already done
has Improved the iilnhwuy loo per
In Jefferson county the road
has been ditched and much of the
hardest labor has been completed.
There will be a little more grading
and some culverts to build. Louisville is sending culvert pipe all along
the line to Buffalo. Mr. Crecellus
has expressed the opinion that it will
be two weeks before the work Is completed in all of the couuties. Nelson
county, it seems, has more money to
spend than the other counties, and
an unusually elaborate job is being
In that county the wora is being
This week a condone by contract.
Landing Run in Nelson county, and
one will be built in Larue county.
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