months and The Jeffersonian one year, only $1.75
Louisville Times and The
Jeffersonian one year, by
mail to any address . . $4.50
ONLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED ENTIRELY TO THE INTERESTS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY
Jefferson town, Jefferson County, Ky., Thursday, February 10, 1910.
Vol. 3. No. 34.
daughter Liza lives with us."
"I did not know you had a daugh
three or four years
Every Thursday at $1.00 Per Year
we would have
had consolidated schools for the
The presentlegislature should pass
a law that any district in any county
School Question Again Raised By that wm suppi ement county aid by
donating the ten acres and an added Some of the Important Points of
Horace W. Moremen.
tax, and then if any county wanted
Our New System.
consolidated schools they could have
them. Another law should take the
school commissioner of each county
Says School Beard Made A Mistake is No
out of politics by requiring each one H. A. Hummel, Division Chairman. Gives
Buiiding Model School For Jefferson
who oilers in an3' county for school
Extracts From Speech of Hon.
county within two years from
actment of the law: the first to be at
the county seat. The High School
"Oh, vesl Liza she's been married
furnishes the connecting link be
three times. Her first man got killed
tween the rural schools and our state
the. Inn and Tells in the coal mines in Laurel. Then
university. Not to have had such Exercises Beautifully Carried Out
Friend Calls at
she married a man in London and he
heretofore has been a glaring defect
of Former Home.
died down thar. Then she came
in our school system. Country boys
at St. Edwards.
here with 9us and married again."
and girls had no opportunity to pre
"Do you like here as well as you do
pare at home for entrance into our
in Laurel county?"
universities. Until recently Ken- New
Wife of Old Confederate Soldier Compares
High Altar and Many Other Furnishings
"I do not know that I do; you know
tucky had only about a dozen high
every tiling is so different. You
Jefferson County People With "Them up
of Artistic Desig- n- Happy Day for
schools, while other states of similar
commist-iouerttake an examination
ladies here make a ten minutes call,
County Timely Suggestions.
wealth and population had about two
Thar in Laurel."
the Congregation Sunday.
J. A. Sullivan.
when the candicacy is announced
up. and your hostess
that would at least give a state cer
sometimes serves a teeny little cup
Under the inspiration of our ne.w
tificate. Let the test be fitness not
of chocolate: you call that sociable.
laws the present year marks an epoch
Valley Station. .Tan. 31. There if
By Miss Mamie Clore.
Why. down thar in Laurel we are
the candidate is a Democrat, a Some of the most important points in the educational advancement of A large concourse of St. Ed ward's
were $40,000 placed by the Fiscal
One of our callers, at the Inn. this welcome to go in a caliker dress to Court of Jefferson county at the dis- Republican, or an independent and of our school law briefly explained: our state. Three hundred and eight people and friends and visitors from
week, was an old friend from the our neighbor's, and put our feet posal of the eight gentlemen compos- at each election everv candidate take These facts have been told and re- new school houses have been erected Louisville were present at the solemn
mmmt.iins of Laurel county, but who under their table and eat baked ing the school board of Jefferson this examination. Another law should told, and yet it is important that n Kentucky the past year. What and impressive service of the dedicaHer 'possum and sweet taters a week if county to be used so that the cause be that there should be no third class they be not forgotten until the lesson does that mean? It means that one tion of the new altar and the other
nnw resides in this county.
is an old Confeiierate soldier. we want to. Here the ladies ride on of education in Jefferson county certificate: second class is bad enough. which they teach is learned and school has been built for every day in furnishings of the new sanctuary on
The trustees ought to be required fully appreciated by all our people. the year excluding Sunday. These last Sunday afternoon. At the celeThe writer asked her where she was electric cars if they are going to the could be best served. These gentle
to stand a county examination, but In thirty-eigh- t
living now? She told me, she and next station plum in site.
counties more than school houses have been built out of bration of the silver jubilee of St.
men and the County Superintendent
old man were living on Miss Jose and women folks down in Laurel think had absolute control of this fund. if the county commissioners are put 20 per cent of the native white money collected under local levies in Ed ward'slast October quite a number
Uiaa T.ncile's nlace, but they had nothing of walking five and ten miles Right here I will say that I am sati- in a column to themselves, marked voters were illiterate: in eight, more the various counties of the common- of beautiful donations were made to
school commissioner and the teachers than 30 per cent, and in one, more wealth. A large number of the it. and now, after several months
irnnc to Alabama for the winter, so to London. I never saw a steam car sfied each one of these nine persons
now she and old man were living on till I came here. Now. honey, those were actuated in what they did by are qualified, this is as much as we than 25 per cent. Or in other words, school buildings have been repaired spent in remodeling the entire sanc
tr Fmnk's idace. and he was a cart wheel hats you ladies is a wearin' what was thought to be best by each can ask for now. The faculty of the in these counties this large number during the same year. The buildings tuary. these have ali been added to it
State should be the examining board of white voters was able to determine have been where most needed. and the result is. indeed, beautiful.
this winter! Each one of you tries to one of them.
powerful good man.
in every instance.
husband see who can get on the biggest. It's
the right of suffrage only by the Whitley county leads in the number The sanctuary has been greatly en"How are you and your
There were four propositions offer
The boys and girls are the hope of emblems upon the ballot.
while every- enough to give you delicate ladies ed. One to increase the
of new school houses built during larged and those who remember the
making it this winter,
The General Assembly four years the year, thauumber being twenty-thre- e church of years ago would hardly
of the spine. Down thar we the teachers, and another to length the state and world, and if we pay
thing is so high?"
recognize it now, it is so beautifuliy
"Well, me and old man is doing don't have no liver troubles and no en the school term. In the start taxes we want the money to do them ago by unanimous vote in both
considerably well: you know he makes tuberculosis hospitals. I never heard there was $8,000 set aside for the the most possible good. Let's talk Houses established a system of nor189 of our constitution pro- and tastefully adorned.
mal schools and these two schools vides that no portion of any school enthusiastic in their admiration of
and peddles his large wooden spoons. of one till I came here. Why, Miss, purpose of sending the graduates of the matter over.
Very truly 3'ours,
last year instructed more than 2,000 tax shall be given or used in aid of it, and the pastor and people have
The ladies all say they are fine for the water is pure as crystal and the the county schools to the high school
Horace W. Moremen.
he and air which blows through them thar in the city.
teachers in the art of teaching, at "any church, sectarian or denomi- reason to rejoice at what they have
mixing cake and sich Then
an average price to the common- national school."
I had a corn patch a piece last sum- pine trees on the mountain side
The next proposition was to build
The new high altar in white and
oil one consolidated school in the county,
wealth of about thirty-fiv- e
mer: we never had nary a horse in takes the place of your
Many of the counties have levied
WM. G. JOHNSON
each. Most of the chilri
it: we just hoed that corn. I raised and calomel here. long at times to as an object lesson, the county to
purposes a tax as high as gold is one of the most beautiful ever
18 bushels and he did as well. That get back down to old Laurel, whar I furnish 812,500; Mr. J. B. McFerran
iuckv live in rural communities and 20 cents and some as low as two seen in any of our small churches,
has kept us in bread all winter. My can sit in one of those little homes to give $5,000 to the building and he One of Jefferson County's Most Respected attend rural schools and these cents. The amount to be levied is and in richness of design and artistic
on the mountain side, eat sweet and Mr. Atherton to give $1,000
schools, as everybody knows, have left entirely to the direction and workmanship it can not be surpassed.
and Beloved Citizens, Passes Away
taters and smoke my pipe in peace. for running expenses and equipments.
not been what they should be. To judgment of the officers of eac It is the gift of the pastor. Rev. Dr.
At His Home Near Fern Creek.
You ladies down here kill yo'self and I also offered the board ten acres of
make all schools, and especially the county; they can levy as much or as Theo. H. Reverman, to the church.
bring on wrinkles and disease, trying ground on which to place the needed
rural schools, better, to lengthen little as they please, from one mill The two side altars are smaller, but
of the same artistic design. One is
Advertisements under this head One Cent to Keep up wun tne iasnion ana yo buildings in case Valley Station
Fern Creek, Feb. 7. William Guth- their terms, to increase their at up to 20 cents.
word. No ad taken inr less man im.
neighbors. Why our ladies even wal should be selected.
The above is a part of the addres the gift of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Gregg,
Johnson, one of our oldest and tendance, to better train their teachrie
to London with our sunbonnets and
The board did none of these, but most respected citizens, died at his ers, and to arouse a greater interest made by Hon. J. A. Sullivan, deliver the other the gift of Mr. and Mrs'.
gingham aprons on.
divided the $32,000 amongst the eight residence near Cedar Creek church, in them among all the people, has ed at the Kentucky Educational As Adolph Schmitt and Mr. and Mrs.
"But I must go:I have a day's walk school districts to be used as the on Monday, Feb. 7th. He was in his been the sincere desire of all school sociation, and taken by H. A. Hum Chas. Schmitt. The large art glass
ApplV tO J. W.
bv,d Ci vT.nnist IlOStS.
window is a most beautiful one, repHLASKKSBAKER, Route 14. Jeffersontown. before me. I want to go three miles district trustee of each districtshould seventy-fiftyear and .would have legislation and of school efforts re mel.
beyond Worthington to administe see fit. I suppose
resenting the crucifixion, and is the
cently in Kentucky.
it was all used to reached the three quarters of a cen
For Sale or Exchange -- My German to a sick lady. "
gift of the Reverman family in memIn Kentucky the county is the unit
build new houses and repair old ones, tury mark next September.
Junior. This horse is
Coach Stallion. Carl
ory of Theo. J. Reverman, father of
'But, my good mountain friend as two of the trustees had already Throughout all his life, until a year of county government in the conas
fnnr vears old next spring, as handsome
the present pastor. The two side
a picture, and a well broke horse. I am eo- - your advice and wisdom is equal to let contracts for buildings for more or two ago, he had been a very hard struction and erection of our high
windows of the sanctuary are the
of the horse business and will sell the wisdom of Soloman, and is worth than their part of the $32,000. At working man. He was always a man ways and other public matters and
Fire Destroys Dwelling and Contents of gift of Mr. Daniel
this horse reasonable or exchange him for a hot dinner and a cup of coffee; you any rate the school terms have not of intense religious convictions and should be in school matters.
Lehan. in memory
rtairv cows or other stock. I also have four must eat something before you go.'
Dr. E. R. Palmer House Belonged
of his parents. The el
Under the present system each
was always a pronounced advocate of
been lengthened, nor the salaries of
mares, all good ones.
tuary lamp is the gift of Mr. and Mrs.
"Then I will take a cup of coffee the teachers increased.
to Virgil Snowden.
morality. He was always a man of county can levy as much or as little
hroke. that I am offering at reasonable
Zachary Zehnder. The beautiful vel
prices, frkd reiss. Aroca, Ky.. or address please, and no sweetning in it. WTe
question before the board strong convictions and sometimes in for public education as it pleases
vet carpet is the offering of Mrs.
46 Fourth street, Louisville. Ky.
mountain people like it straight."
in using this money was and is shall his zeal in the advocacy of what he and every dollar so levied is spent in
Mary Savorri Levi. The communion
As she walked away, I heard her we continue the district system, or was sure was right he may have ap the county levying and collecting
Harrod sCreek, Feb. 8. On Friday
jack: brood mares
say, "yes, it is all so different. Law inaugurate the consolidated school? peared a little harsh, but this was the tax. Our constitution requires night at 11 o'clock
the house occu railing, like the altar, is almost un
and colts. Will take tuberculin tested fresh
that all money levied and collected pied by Dr. E. R. Palmer and family rivaled in beauty, being of white and
cows. hogs, mules, baled hay in part trade county is more prosperous, but it is They chose to continue the district due to his intense zeal for righteous
4 or time with bankable note. T. c. BRINLEY. not near so nice and sociably as down
system. It is for the taxpayers to ness as against unrighteousness. The by the state for school purposes shall was destroyed by fire, the entire con gold and ornamented with clusters of
wtiar determine if this is the best way for controling torce ot his lite was re- - be distributed per capita among the tents, including a very valuable libra wheat and grape. It is the offering
in tne mountains 01
of the Brohm family. The smaller
Kentucky Seed I always had a little tobacco patch them to spend this money. It may be igion and he was guided in all his school children of the state, regard- ry, a total loss.
For Salk-- A
furnishings were from
Call and the gals go out and dig ginseng that part of the $8,000 will not duties in life both socially and in less of the counties in which they
nriu with rliscs: fertilizer attachment.
The house belonged to Virgil Snow tion in general, and the the congregalinens
on or address JOHN T. JONES. Route 17. An and yallar root, and the men have be used as the county graduates business by it. A false measure, and reside, or race or color. But
there den and was insured for about one altars were prepared bv the for the
whole sides of houses covered with may not all avail themselves of the deceptive packages of fruits and is no such requirement as to money third
of its value. Dr. Palmer and of Mercy ia Louisville." A beautiful
coon skins, we all have lots ot opportunity ana some
win not go other products were an abomination collected by local taxation. The family are staying with Mrs. Mildred congregation was also presented the
For Sale a three year old unbroken
with a card bearing
He believed in the proper school money collected nmW the J. Wilhoyte for the present.
horse mule. LTJD M. BRYAN. Curab. Phone money. Last year the phonygraph more than a month or two and drop to him.
inscription from a member of the
man came down thar in his wagon to out. So there may be a small part ot training of the children in the home, levy of the Fiscal Court or town
the mountains and I'll declare nearly the $40,000 available at the end of the trusting God to fulfill his promise council may be distributed forschool
The large congregation that was
Petition Railway Company.
For Sale Two brood sows, two shoats,mar every body bought a phonygraph."
present for the dedication wen-- in.
year in case another 20 cent levy is that when they were old they would purposes according to the judgnw fresh April 1st: one new
This is a type of the old mountain made. I am told the Fiscal Court not depart from their youthful train- ment of the local board, giving as Messrs. Roy Sims and George Long, deed, elated at the beauty of the sancket wairon. E. V. SPROWL. Cumb. phone
eers. o many mission colleges are has no option in the case but must ing
much or as little to the different of Ashville, are circulating a petition afternoon. the solemn services of the
The Rev. Henrv B.
among the residents along the Bards
Around his death bed stood his five schools, whether white or black, as
of Louisville, officiated, as
Laced Wyandottes. One being established in the Kentucky grant a five, ten or twenty cent tax
children, every one of whom were they regard just and proper. Our town road between Fern Creek and sisted by the Rev. Father Rempiri.w
nen of show birds for JT.OO single uirasi.3u mountains, it is giving the young as the school board chooses.
mrs FRANK BRISCOE. Buechel, people of the mountains a taste for Transportation to and from school f aithfulSunday-schoo- l
teachers. He new school law provides the right of Mt. Washington which offers a right and the pastor, Dr. Reverman.
better things. Education is causing seems to be the greatest objection to took only small interest in politics, local taxation to each schooldistrict. of way, wide as may be necessary, to Mary'schoir augmented by that of St.
City Railway Company and urges most church, Louisville", rendered a
to rise in life. We know full the consolidated school. This is suc- but served one term as Magistrate The district can thus supplement, if the
excellent musical program.
irA irood work mule. A. B. DitA- - them
well in education there is power. cessfully met in the schools visited many years ago. He was a ruling El- it desires, for its own purpose the this company to extend the Bards-tow- n
After the singing of the Magnificat
VO Cumb. Phone.
road electric line on to Mt. the altar and ali the furnishings of
And it is making true men and wo- by the
der in the Presbyterian church for amount it will receive out of the
er.n (iood cow: fresh April 1st. men. Too many look upon the school committee appointed by the more than 50 years.
Washington. It is reported that the the sanctuary were solemnly blessed.
county treasury. The General Asboard to investigate the work
The Rev. Father Constantine, of St.
E V. Sprowl, Cumb. phone.
mountaineers as a wild people; and ings and popularity of the consolidat
He leaves two sons, Edward A. and sembly well knew that in many railway company proposes extending Donuace cnurcn, Louisville, preached
p.u Salk-J- 30 Scholarship in Creager's know nothing of his better qualities. ed schools in Indiana. From the re Jacob T., who lived with him, and counties the people might not desire several of their interurban lines this for the occasion. He explained the
use ot the altar to offer sacrifiee tn
The solution of the mountain prob- port of this committee the
school at a bargain. Apply at this office.
district three daughters, Mrs. Alice Young, to raise by county levy the amount
God in religious service as it has hepn
lem is through the mission school.
system compares about as well to the of Bowen, 111., and Mrs. Maria Rat-clif- f every district wanted or need to exdone in the earliest ages and also the
For Sale Standard bred Single Comb
Many are crying unto us daily, consolidated system of schools as
Fire Destroys Dwelling.
and Miss Maggie Johnson, of this pend for school purposes. It therethe
r.irhnrns Eirirs. If interested write
practice handed down from days as
'Come over and help us." In this old reap hook does to the self
C. Christmas, 1104 Bardstown Road. Louis
The fire which destroyed the dwel- early as those of Solomon of blessing
binder place. He also leaves one brother, fore provided that anv necessary
land ot plenty let us not turn our in the harvest field. The consolidat Moses F. Johnson, and a sister, Mrs. additional amount might be raised ling of Miss Maggie
Frederick on the belonginsof the sanctuary. nnnn
omplimented the conereiatinn
backs upon them: give them an op ed school does away with
by local taxation or vote of the the Heady road January 29, originatT. Bates.
the small L.
portunity. The boys up in the twenty or thirty pupil school with a "Blessed are the dead which die in people, bo under our new school ed from a defective flue. A small their zeal for the house of God. and
enerosity of those who had furnish- mountains today are the coming teacher only able to get a third class the Lord, that they may rest from laws the county board of e very county amount of
the contents was saved, dthe meansof makinirthe
For Rent House and truck ground. MISS men of the state, and will be the certificate and the red hot stove their labours; and their works do fol- in the state may adopt its own plan. but many valuable
articles, the sav- so fittingly beautiful for the abiding
EMMA SNYDER. Jeffersontown.
great men of Kentucky in the with the children next to it burning low them."
One of the best provisions of our ings of years, were swept away. pirtce oi
the day will lontr be remembered
new school law is that it requires the There was no insurance on the proper- as the epoch in the history
up and the ones back in the corners
For Rent Barrickman Homestead, near
of St. Edtoo cold, and teacherand all with the
establishment of at least one first- - ty. Miss Frederick expects to re- ward's church and one of the hapHnrrnd s fireek. Jefferson county, Ky. 165
piest days its pastor and people have
acres, more or less, with all improvements
Routt, Feb. 7 Invitations are out cJass County High School in every build in the spring.
headache, on account of poor ventiSuccessful Examinations.
one year or more. Possession given of land
lation, and give to all hygienic sur announcing the wedding of Miss Ida
at once. House and barns. March 1. Terms
It is announced by Supt. of Schools roundings and first
class equipment May Robinson to Mr. William Robert
on application. LOUISVILLE TRUST CO. Orville J. Stivers that the following
and all the teachers with first class Talbott, which will take place WedHeal Estate Dep't.. Louisville. Ky.
pupils successfully passed the county certificates is really
the only wav to nesday afternoon at 2:30 p. m., Feb.
examination and are entitled to en- give each and every pupil an
For Rest Storeroom. Apply to J. W.
equal 16, at Cane Run Presbyterian church.
ter High School: Ada Brooks, Pop- show. No matter where a consolidat These popular young people have
Jean & Son. Route 15. Jeffersontown.
lar Level school: Ruth Wetherby. ed school is built, it sohuld have no best wishes of their many friends
Roger Waters, Preston Schrader,
Wanted a gardener to garden on shares: Beulah Miller, Thomas Durr, Morton less, than ten acres of ground. Event here
ran tnrnish all cround that is needed. J.C. Blankenbaker, Middletown schoel; ually the consolidated school will
INCREASE YOUR PROFITS
LESSOH YOOR LABORS
Would You Help
BRUCE. Jeffersontown. Ky.
become an industrial school and the
John Fegenbush, Buechel school; boys and girls will be taught handy The ladies of
Jeffersontown work, rudiments of agriculture,
Fob Rest Four room cottage in Jeffer Mayse
cook Methodist church to make a success
son town. - ABE PITTENGER. Jeffersontown. school. Ten out of sixteen that took
ing, etc. I he lady who is the Super of an oyster supper? Well,
the examination were successful. nieuuenL oi
Anotherexatnination will be held the says if the girls were taught to
a supper at the parsonage on
Fertilizer and Corn
second Friday and Saturday in May, and cut and
the night af Feb. 22, 1910. This is
make their own clothes.
there would not be so many divorces. the "Red Letter Day" on the cal
Waktkb-- A farm hand: must be good mfrtt- Jeffersontown school, which for the The boys had just as well learn cook- endar, and there will be an exercise
er; single man preferred.
past several years, except last, has ing also.
bv the little people, in memory of
tailed to have a pupil to finish the ' In the Louisville Times of Nov. 27, the "Father of Our Country." The
Jersey Bull Service fee $1.00.
course, played a good part in the ex 1909, is an
The band that plants the crop in
article on the education of proceeds will be used for repairs on
aminations this year. One passed convicts. The fact of the business the parsonage, which is needed badly.
modern potato culture is the Iron
Wasted All the young men of the town w successfully and several others, while
Come and lend a helping hand. 33-Hand on this machine. It is faithwill plant more Potatoes and
is tbat they ought to be educated
spend their leisure hours playing billiards a
ful and perfect in its accomplishmy tables. No swearing or gambling is tol they did not get the required aver- that they will never become convicts.
plant them more accurately
erated. Barber shop ia connection. Fred age to get a certificate, will be en Every public school in the state, asJ
than any other Potato Plant
tf titled to enter High School. Miss
Planter No. J.
soon as possible, should become an V Mrs. Fred Hunsinger celebrated
er on the market. As the machine is entirely automatic no second man is require
Adah Brooks received the highest
Wafted You to remember that R. B. average of all the others. She was a industrial school and should have the liter birthday, Feb. 3, 1910, at her
NO injured fingers or dust blinded eyes. It will plant a
greater range of sc
bible read, each day a chapter, as it home near the Taylorsville road.
Evans, the tinner, is still in business in Jeffany other planter and with less friction.
ersontown, and will have plenty of berry pupil of Miss Louise Owings, of Jef- is the foundation of our civilization Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Aloik
buckets on hand this spring. Also tin rof- - fersontown. which is also to our cred and of all the morals we have. The
bert Hunsinger, Mr. and Mrs. Edward
We sell Aspinwall Potato Cutters, Planters, Sprayers and Sf7'
lmr. guttering and spouting. Place your it. The examination was extremely
consolidated school would do away Winand, Mrs. Mollie Hoke, Mr. Fred
difficult and those that passed de- with
the need of sending to the high Hoke, Mr. Sidney Ragland, Mr. Roll
serve much credit, as well as their school. This $40,000 ought all
have Ragland.Mr. and Mrs. Will HunsingLost.
been put into consolidated schools. er, Miss Julia Hunsinger and Mr.
Lolt or Stoles One female Collie dog;
It would have put at least three in Charlie Hunsinger. A fine dinner
light sable in color with white around neck.
Don't you read a restaurant's bill the county, supplemented by the
was served and all present wish Mrs.
Preston and Jefferson Sts.
Liberal reward for return to DR. FORREST
ordering? Don't you
ten acres Hunsinger many happy returns of
BOGGESS. Bashaw's Station, L. 4 E. Rail- of fare before
M- and voting an additional tax. In the day.
read a store's ads before buying?
POTATOES a Money Making Croc
Southern Seed Co