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Image 7 of Jefferson reporter (Buechel, Ky.), February 20, 1974

Part of Jefferson reporter (Buechel, Ky.)

"CUTER, Wednesday , February 23, 'Fire Hazards' Roses Thorny Subject In Lynnview BY CHARLES SPRINGER The residents of the sixth-clas- s city 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 factory chimneys. recent community meeting over clumps of wild rose bushes which surround two of the city's three drainage ponds. "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." wire 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. resolution. While opponents to the amendment Also opposing the amendment was for the most part were quiet, the h district). Nett 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, Karem 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 of House Representatives last Valentine's Day. There was much sentiment. 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 h 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 (D-34t- (D-34t- unborn children Two of the Reporterland legislators opposed Karem's position on the floor. were which Rep. h Robert Hughes district) challenged the timing of the amendment pointing out that it should have been done while the resolution side-tracki- Flowers and lawnmowers will soon Lt. Gov. Carroll Will Be Speaker For Optimists Lieutenant Governor Julian Carroll be the guest speaker at the will of banquet the Bluegrass "Optimist 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. newly-forme- (D-46t- Flowers, Mowers Will Be Taught At J'town School Sought Amendment Karem was trying to amend the resolution so that it was simply a request to the Congress for a constitutional amendment to protect the 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 installation the amendment Once introduced, lost 35 to 54. unenforceable. The issue brought lengthy debate though more on parliamentary proceedings rather than the subject itself. d (. ' : be making the scene, and the Jefferson Vocational-TechnicaSchool in l Jeffersontown will be offering part-tim- e classes dealing with these subjects. "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 and decorations. "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 and service. 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, Jeffersontown. The classes are sponsored by the Kentucky Vocational Education Dept. ' : W " ' ) ( I p.m. at the ! ' v r ! 1 .. A . :::: Win? 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. if 1 r REP. DAVID KAREM Baptist Women Visit Prisoners 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 issue. The House of Representatives recently passed opposition to a any deleted resolution expressing forced busing, but mention of a constitutional convention. Also Fathers Mike Silliman, president of the Okolona Jaycees, said the club is also trying to line up a speaker from the Civil Liberties Union Kentucky (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 Saturday. 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 V V Lynnview Community Center. 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 issue. "lt will probably be a hot meeting, but then busing is a hot subject. If you're given the facts, you can make a wiser decision." Mm THAT'S RIGHT FtlGG CHECKING! o NO MINIMUM BALANCE o NO MONTHLY At Bellarmine r ' I A Breeding Place 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 drainage of Preston Drive. "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 Dance Classes To Be Offered - ' i wouldn't have the problem. The community meeting was called to discuss how the city would spend its approximately SI 5,000 in federal revenue-sharin- g funds. "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 to agree on our approach to the problem," Forberg admitted. 7:30 Worship Service For the party, the women took along candy, cookies and punch. They also put on skits, and provided a worship service. "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." -- f k To Abortion Resolution BY MARY MUSICK 1974-- A7 SERVICE CHARGE o NO CHARGE FOR CHECKS OPEN YOUR FREE CHECKING ACCOUNT TODAYI sessions. The class will explore basic body through contemporary 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 enroll. 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 k course. 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 Wisconsin. movement Photo by CU Counon Swinging High Highway last week as he Installi nnivi HART g.n for a ride high above Preston . lot of fun, he says, if the weather is Okolona gaS station. Ifi w wirm. I ( I' i1 wivlaHU nmium C di. .yiJ ItSHl: of MEMBER FO.IC 19 CONVENIENT IOCATIOnS'OPEN DAILY Till 4, SATURDAYS Till NOONMEMEER f.D.I.C. PHONE

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