"CUTER, Wednesday , February 23,
Roses Thorny Subject In Lynnview
BY CHARLES SPRINGER
The residents of the sixth-clas- s
of Lynnview don't have anything
against roses. Like most people, they
believe they , add beauty to a world
dulled by the pollution of automobile
exhaust fumes and smoke from
recent community meeting over
clumps of wild rose bushes which
surround two of the city's three
"They're not really a thing of
beauty," said Mayor Hartvig Forberg.
'They have grown up over some cheap
fences around the ponds and
they're so dense that very little can get
through except for small children."
However, several of Lynnview's
citizens expressed displeasure at a
Forberg said that in the past the
rose bushes have proven to be a fire
hazard. He noted there were a couple
of small fires last summer.
"There are between 20 and 30
houses that border one of the ponds
so it could be a serious threat," he
said. "Sometimes small children who
get through the bushes have matches.
If we didn't have the bushes, we
EiaFem Shows. Opposition
come up for a vote in the House. was in the Health and Welfare
Karem was calling for a suspension of Committee of which he is a member.
rules which was needed before the He, likewise, maintained that the
amendment would "gut" (weaken) the
amendment could be introduced.
While opponents to the amendment
Also opposing the amendment was
for the most part were quiet, the
Rep. Carl Nett
proponents were not.
said he felt some people in the House
A Bowling Green physician,. who is
were taking themselves too seriously.
a representative from that area, pled
"We are arguing over semantics since
with the legislators to take into
the U.S. Congress would actually
account that with the wording of the
decide the wording of a constitutional
resolution women with heart disease amendment," he said.
or diabetes would have to carry their
Of the 16 who voted against the
babies regardless of the health risk as resolution,
was the only
would be the case of pregnant women Reporterland legislator.
exposed to German measles.
Senate Joint Resolution 9 on
abortion went before the Kentucky
Valentine's Day. There was much
In a near unanimous vote, the
House approved the resolution which
urges the U.S. Congress to adopt a
constitutional amendment protecting
all unborn life by guaranteeing to the
unborn those constitutional ' rights
applicable to all citizens.
The vote was 81 to 1 6.
Floor opposition to the resolution
was headed by Rep. David Karem
district). Karem repeatedly
argued that there were 100 people in
the House who wanted to be able to
vote for the proposal. His point was
that the language of the resolution was
inflammatory and guaranteed rights to
Two of the Reporterland legislators
opposed Karem's position on the
district) challenged the timing of the
amendment pointing out that it should
have been done while the resolution
Flowers and lawnmowers will soon
Lt. Gov. Carroll
Will Be Speaker
Lieutenant Governor Julian Carroll
be the guest speaker at the
Club. The meeting is scheduled for
March 3 at 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn
on Hurstbourne Lane.
Other government officials invited
to the banquet include County Judge
Todd Hollenbach and Jeffersontown
Mayor Herbert S. Meyer Jr.
Also during the meeting, the
Bluegrass Optimists will receive their
charter from Jack Orlandi, a member
of the Jeffersontown Optimist Club
which helped organize the new group.
The Bluegrass Optimists number
about 30, and Doug Helm is president
of the club.
Will Be Taught
At J'town School
Karem was trying to amend the
resolution so that it was simply a
request to the Congress for a
constitutional amendment to protect
the unborn, thus
question of constitutional rights.
The rules of the House require that
any floor amendment be filed 24
hours in advance of the day a bill is to
lost 35 to 54.
The issue brought lengthy debate
though more on parliamentary
proceedings rather than the subject
be making the scene, and the Jefferson
Jeffersontown will be offering
classes dealing with these
"Beginning Flower Arranging," to
be taught by Jack Cover, will start
Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. The course will
cover all types of flower arrangements
"Advanced Flower Arranging,"
which will also be instructed by Cover,
will begin Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. This
course covers all types of arrangements
and decorations on an advanced level.
"Advanced Lawnmower Repair,"
with Rick Hamblen as instructor, will
begin March 5 at 7 p.m. The course
will cover advanced lawnmower repair
All classes will meet one night per
week for 12 weeks. The registration
fee for each course is $5, and there
will be an additional fee for materials
used in the flower arranging classes.
The courses will be offered at the
school at 3005 Watterson Trail,
The classes are sponsored by the
Kentucky Vocational Education Dept.
Photo by Gil Courjon
Tits Just Fine'
BETH STIVERS, the
daughter of Don Stivers, wears her father's hat
during Moore High School's basketball game against Doss last Friday. Stivers is
Moore's athletic director.
REP. DAVID KAREM
Okolona Jaycees Will Discuss Busing
BY CHARLES SPRINGER
Forced busing will be the topic
under consideration as the Okolona
Jaycees gather for a meeting at 7:30
p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Knights
of Columbus building on Trio Lane.
Mrs. Joyce Spond, president of'
Save Our Community Schools, Inc.
(SOCS), will be one of the
speakers. Her group is currently behind
a move in the Senate to get a bill
passed calling for a constitutional
convention to consider the busing
The House of Representatives
forced busing, but
Mike Silliman, president of the
Okolona Jaycees, said the club is also
trying to line up a speaker from the
(KCLU) so "that our members will be
able to hear both sides of the issue."
Silliman noted that most of the
Jaycees are also fathers and arc
concerned about the issue.
"We like to give our membership an
A group of about 20 members from
Bethlehem Baptist Church on Preston
Highway gave a Valentine Party for
inmates at the Women's Correctional
Institute at Peewee Valley last
The trip was sponsored by the
Baptist Young Women of the church.
Mrs. Barbara Champlin, a member
of the group, explained that the
church visits the prison once each
year, in addition to providing clothing
for the inmates.
"We just want the ladies to know
that we do care for them," said Mrs.
Champlin. "They usually respond very
well and really join in the fun."
"Dance: A Creative Approach" is
the title of a new course being offered
by the Bellarmine College Division of
Continuing Education. To be held on
Monday nights from 5:30-- 7 p.m., the
course begins on March 4 for six
Forberg asked that all Lynnview
residents be given a reminder that they
are welcome at council meetings.
opportunity to hear all sides of the
issue," Silliman said. "Nobody likes
busing, but we don't like the idea of
calling a convention cither."
Silliman said that his club probably
would not take a stand on the issue.
"This is more for the information
of the members," he explained. "As
individuals, wc couldn't really take a
stand unless we're informed about the
"lt will probably be a hot meeting,
but then busing is a hot subject. If
you're given the facts, you can make a
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He added that he didn't think
Lynnview would have any problem
getting the funds approved for
allevitating the situation.
Adding to Lynnview's woes is the
fact that the ponds and rose bushes
appear to be breeding places for
mosquitoes. "If we can get rid of the
roses, we may cut down on the
mosquitoes," Forberg said.
The residents also expressed
interest in improving their facilities to
handle storm-wate- r
"During big storms the water just
pours onto Preston Drive and has
gotten into some houses," Forberg
said. "We really don't know what is
causing the problem."
Forberg noted that these problems
and a review of the city's financial
records will be discussed at the next
meeting of the Lynnview City Council,
scheduled for Monday, March 4 at
To Be Offered
wouldn't have the problem.
The community meeting was called
to discuss how the city would spend
its approximately SI 5,000 in federal
"Some of the residents want to put
new fences around the ponds," he
said, "It may take all of the money we
have allocated to take down the roses
and put up new fences."
Forberg said that one of the ponds
is already surrounded by a chain-linfence which was installed in 1953.
"One of our problems may be to
get all of the property-owner- s
on our approach to the problem,"
For the party, the women took
along candy, cookies and punch. They
also put on skits, and provided a
"It makes me feel 100 per cent
better after visiting them," said Mrs.
Champlin. "It gives me the feeling that
the Lord is leading us on a mission to
tell other people about Him."
Reverend Ralph W. Hodge, pastor
of Bethlehem Baptist, said that the
church has definite purpose in mind
for the visits.
"We want to show them that the
church is open and responsive to their
needs," he said. "Although they are
shut off from us, we are not shutting
ourselves off from them.
"We always get a warm feeling after
visiting with the inmates. I think they
really appreciate our efforts."
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The class will explore basic body
dance forms, movement improvisation,
and natural body expression. Both
men and women interested in a better
"Understanding of the body and its
capacity for movement are invited to
Minimum age for enrollment is 18.
Students with ID may enroll for the
course at a cost of $10. Enrollment fee
for the general public is $20 for the
Classes will be held in Knight's Hall
on the Bellarmine College campus at
2000 Norris Place. As class size is
limited, advance registration is advised.
Instructor for the class is Charlotte
Ilildebrand. She holds a degree in
dance from the University of
Highway last week as he Installi
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