cr us vcrj)
Ey the blstilng of the upright
lhe cily li exalted, but It is
bf Hit mouth
Plan To Cooperate
discussing a program whereby
efforts of all forces might be correlated.
R, Davis McAfee, attorney,
speaking to the Court on behalf
of the volunteers, said that investigations had revealed that no
additional reduction in insurance
rates can be obtained by reason
of the operation of the Jefferson
County Fire Department. He explained that by complying with
rules and regulations set up by
the Inspection Bureau, volunteer
units had secured rate reductions
and that other units were working out compliance schedules calculated to lower the rates in their
The Firefighters organization
submitted a written report to the
Court, outlining proceedings of
their negotiations with Chief
Thompson and consultations with
Fcr I Irs. Gcsrgs Hclio
HUSBAND Jeese L. Duncan looks on while bride
to cut wedding cake. They were married April 10.
tiers To its LQwliris ExHMi In ::l Sbw
Uncle Sam Says
KENTUCKY TO BE HONORED
AT NATIONAL CATHEDRAL
Washington, D. C. April 13
The State of Kentucky will be
honored at Washington Cathedral
on Sunday, April 18. Prayers
will be offered for the government and people of the State and
Kentucky men and women who
have served the nation in timeof
war will be particularly commemorated. On Kentucky Sunday the flag is borne in proces- sion with the national colors.
Each state in the union is honored annually at Washington
Cathedral in the nation's Capital
BecardleM of whether yoa approve the new look In fashion, every one of my nieces and nephews
certainly U In the style with the
new look la security. Eow do yon
acquire this kind of look? There
are two great automatic plans, both
snre and convenient: 1. If yon work
for wares or salary Join the Payroll Savings FUn for baying United
States Savinfa Bonds regularly.
This Is the only installment
plan. I. If you're in business,
or a profession, or living on an
np at year bank for the
Classified Ads Bring Resultsl
Predictions are for the Ohio
River to reach a
stage at Louisville by Sunday.
Little and big creeks, rivers and
all sorts of water courses have
been raging the past week.
Chenoweth Run and Floyd's Fork
have been as high, unofficially,
as during the 4937 flood.
Hope rose again in the breasts
of lowlands dwellers, as the sun
rose Thursday morning, promis
ing a recession of the waters and
a new drying out process to permit tillers bf the soil to "dig in"
again and resume the spring
Spencer County's capital, while
in the very act of starting on a
flood wall for protection of the
Taylorsville residents, was bed
sieged again by its
enemies, Salt River and
Creek. These streams ironically swelled over their banks,
with, as it is hoped, a final
of "You can't do that to us."
Work on the flood wall was
halted and another time of moving began.
GUEST SPEAKER COMING
FOR C. E. MEET SUNDAY
Guest speaker at the union
Christian Endeavor meeting Sunday evening, at 6:30, at the
Christian Church, will
be Miss Mary Virginia Bloxton.
Miss Bloxton, a student at the
Baptist Missionary Training
School, preparing to become a
missionary to Cuba, will tell of
her work among Spanish speaking people.
By Carl C. Holm
New York It takes all kinds
(and a whole lot of 'em!) to make
the Big Town what it is and
here are some statistics as gathered by Louis Sobol, who seems
The 8,000,000 people in the
city's five boroughs include more
Italians than there are in Venice, more Germans than in Kiel,
more Irish than in Cork and
Limerick combined, more Russians than in Stalingrad, more
Jews than in Palestine. . . .
It has a waterfront of 578
miles; 1,785 churches, 20,000 eating places, 188 licensed dance
halls, 1,200 cabarets and 4,445
theatres, 200 public and private
hospitals, and four municipally
Its 17,000 cops each average 4U
arrests a year; 1,900 of its uniformed firemen served in the last
World War and 33 were killed in
action (while 26 who stayed home
were killed fighting fires); it
manufactures 90 per cent of the
100,000,000 dresses turned out for
America's women yearly;
The Travelers Aid Society
helps an average of 340 visitors a
day who have lost their way,
their memories or their money;
the city has more summer vacationists than Atlantic City, more
winter visitors than Miami Beach
and 57 per cent of its residents
were born here!
Local cattlemen are among the
first entrants in the Third Annual
BouTbon Beef Show according to
EHOWN-iiOODinformation received from Buck
Rash funeral manager Ct the! At eij! t o'clock fiaiurday eve
ning in Christ Lutheran Church,
Miss Lillian Brown
Show offers $5,000 in pre- Jeffersontown
miums and will be held December 8th and 10th at the Bourbon
Stock Yards, in Louisville.
The entrants from this area together with the number of cattle
Skyline Farms (R. H. Shipp,
Mgr.) Prospect, 7 head.
"Robert Lee Byron, Louisville,
Haag and Mr. Orville B. Moody,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Moody, both of Jeffersontown,
were united in marriage by Dr.
J. E. Stomberger, the officiating
The bride wore a gown of white
satin and net with a fingertip
veil and long tight sleeves that
pointed over the hand. Her full
skirt ended in a long train and
she carried a cascade of white
gladioli and stocks.
The matron of honor, Mrs.
Floyd Cook, sister of the bride,
was gowned in pale green marquisette and carried pink carna-
Bottorff Bros, Goshen, 31 head.
Annewood Farms (C. R. it J. R.
Bottorff), Louisville, 24 head.
W. L. Lyons Brown, Ashbourne
Farms, Prospect, 3 head.
Norman Dick, Jr., Prospect, 20
Millstone Farm (Mary Meyer),
Anchorage, 10 head.
Mr. C. C. Moody was his brother's best man.
Before the ceremony, Rev. A.
D. Ellison sang "O Promise Me"
and "O Perfect Love," accom
panied at the organ by Miss
Mary Baumlisberger who also
played the wedding march.
Mr. and Mrs. Moody have gone
Mr. and Mrs. Edward
with their three children, Ruth, to housekeeping in their new
Robert and Sue, of Maryville, home at Jeffersontown.
Tennessee were in Kentucky over
They were with
the week-enAt 4 o'clock Saturday afterMr. Renegar's mother, Mrs. C.
A. Hummel at Jeffersontown and noon in Jeffersontown Christian
Mrs. Renegar's father, Mr. Rob' Church, Miss Elma Dell Shepard,
ert Hall at Buechel. They visit daughter of Mrs. W. T. Settles of
ed other relatives and friends in Jeffersontown, became the bride
the County, before returning late of Mr. Jesse L. Duncan, son of
Mrs. A. H. Duncan of Louisville.
Rev. Lloyd L Roach performed
Mrs. W. T. Settles left Thursday with her parents, Mr. and the double ring ceremony before
Mrs. H. B. Tipton for little Rock, an altar of palms, white
flowers and lighted tapers.
Ark. and will visit with them
Given in marriage by Mr. W. T.
for several weeks.
Settles, the bride wore a street-leng- th
Mrs. L. K. May entertained at
dress of powder blue crepe
dinner Saturday evening in honor with pink accessories and car
of the birthdays of her son, Rev. ried a bouquet of Brlarcufl
M. B. May and Mrs. May. The roses.
guests included Rev. May, Mrs.
Mrs. Clarence Thurman, mat
May and children of Mt. Wash- ron of honor, more gray crepe
ington, Misses May and Jo Buch- with blue accessories and carried
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hikes
Mr. Clarence Thurman was
moved this week Into an apart- best man and Messrs. W. D.
ment at the Easum Place on Wiggins and G. P. Kolter served
as ushers. Miss Bonnie Brooks
Mrs. Lula Baker and Mr. and presided at the piano and Miss
Mrs. Leslie Blankenbeker were Peggy Folk was soloist.
After a short wedding trip to
dinner guests Friday evening in
Cincinnati, Mr. and Mrs. Duncan
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. P.
are making their home at Meyers
Clark and family.
Rita Radcliff and Peggy Ann
Out of town guests for the
Frentz left Wednesday afternoon wedding included Mr. and Mrs.
on a four-da- y
tour of Washing- H. B. Tipton and Mr. and Mrs,
ton, D. C. They were accompanH. B. Tipton, Jr., and two sons
ied by Mrs. Gilbert Fulkerson
of Little Rock, Ark.; Mr. and
and daughter of BuecheL
Mrs. J. H. Settles and Mr. and
Rev. W. F. Huddleston was Mrs. W. G. Young of Bardstown.
called to the bedside of his brother in Flanagan, Illinois, last Friof
Mr. Edward Schreiner,
day and returned home Monday Louisville, announces the engagewhen his condition seemed much ment of his daughter, Miss Dorimproved. He was accompanied othy Mae Schreiner, to Mr. James
on the trip by his sister, Mrs. W. S. Hartzell, son of Mr. and Mrs.
M. SherriU of Springfield.
Stanley C. Hartzell, of Pittsburgh,
Rev. G. P. Dillon, who occu- Penn. The wedding will take
pied the pulpit at the Methodist place Friday, April 23, at 8 P. M.,
Church Sunday morning and at the Van Buren Baptist Church.
Mrs. Dillon were guests at dinner No formal invitations will be
in the home of Mrs. L. K. May.
Dieruf announced that plans ".' '
are in the making to extend the
present store room to increase
its present size 100 per cent, the object being to give room for e- x- l
pending the present business and v
to make possible the adding of ",V
aaauionai unes of merchandise. ' ; ;
It is proposed to convert the '
second floor into modern officebuilding space. With the added
floor space to be provided, the
new blueprints will call for sev- - '" .
eral offices, which, the new own- - '
ers says, will be equipped with
Younger Woman's Club
Meets Monday Evening
Anchorage has produced three
Ine-aplays and expects to have
n elimination night on April 20
to determine the best play and
he one that will enter the recreation tournament in the high
school division. Fern Creek has
produced two plays and .other
jchools have been working with
more than one group in order to
give as many youngsters as possible an opportunity to take part
in dramatics. This type of recreation is developing tremendously
in the county and no student
lack for an opportunity
Remember the nights of April
21, 22 and 23 for some splendid
entertainment. Come out and see
your boys and girls perform.
Suitable awards will be given
to the winning casts in both di- MR. AND MRS. ORVILLE B. MOODY
visions of the tournaments and
LUTHERAN CHURCH, AFTER
competent judge! will be selected.
Mrs. William S. Kennedy will
be hostess Monday evening, April
19, to the Younger Woman's Club
ot Jeffersontown, which meets at
her home at 8 o'clock for the reg- ular monthly meeting.
The program will include a les- son on textile painting and elec- tion of officers will also take
place. All members are urged to
W. C. Dieruf, Jr., proprietor cf
the Dieruf Hardware and Imple- ment Co., announced this week
that he has purchased the Mai::, ' .
Street building in which his busi- ness is located. The lot, 195 feet
Mrs. N. E. Goodrow, Louisville;
three nephews, Brent Wolf,
Clyde and Jesse Fabel,
Take Marriage Vovs at Church
Creek for the central and western part of the county in the high
School division.' Fern Creek High
School will be the site of the
f .ato in the high school division.
1 liddletown in the eastern end bf
t ie county and Cane Run or Mill
Creek in the western end of the
county are the tentative sites for
the grade school division with
Middletown to be used for the
Iteof the grade school finals.
Several fine one act plays were
by the recreation grtfups in
schools last year
and this year's program promises
lome fine entertainment. A small1
(harge of 10c will be taken to
ay for transportation and other
ncidental expenses of the tourn-
Although, , because of a heart
ailment, the health of Mrs. Katie
Brentlinger Hoke had recently
been impaired, her condition did
not appear critical until last
Saturday, when she died unexpectedly at her home here. The
end came at 7:39 P. M, shortly
after Dr. J. A. Bishop had called
to see her professionally.
Mrs. Hoke, the wife of George
A. Hoke, member of one of this
was a native of Louisville. The
couple had lived here since marriage nearly 50 years ago. Mrs.
Hoke was in her 78th year.
Since youth she had been a member of the Lutheran Church.
Besides her husband, survivors
include: a sister, Mrs. Phronia
Bishop; two nieces, Miss Hazel
Lakeland, Fla., and
Every Friizy ci C1C3
' Tournaments for one act plays
in both the high schools and
grade schools of Jefferson County
will be sponsored by the Jefferson County Playground and Rec
reation Board on the nights of
April 21, 22 and 23. Site! for the
tournaments have' not been definitely determined, but the tentative sites are Anchorage, in the
(astern end of the county in the
high school division and Fern
Funcrd Riles Hsli
Funeral services were conIn reporting the findings relaTuesday afternoon,
tive to the overall situation of ducted chapel, by the Rev. W. at
fireflghting facilities, to the Fiscal
Huddleston. Burial was in
Court Volunteer Firefighters, Inc.
reviewed the past two years' experience. Stating that they had
attempted to work out a system P.-T.Convention In
of fire protection for County residents during the period that Psducah Next We:!:
would Justify, in the eyes of the
Inspection Bureau, reduction in
Kentucky Congress of
Convention is to be held in
Firefighters contended in their
April 20, 21, 22.
report that the County Fire DeA special coach (or coaches)
partment had proved to be a
"hindrance rather than a help," will leave Seventh Street Stain its manner of organization and tion, Louisville about 8 o'clock
methods of operation, which was Tuesday morning, for the State
the reason they gave for having Convention.
The delegation from the Fifth
urged, from time to time, changes
County Department's op- District
erations, they regarded therefore 105. Many delegate!, net going
as futile any attempt to correlate by train, will drive their own
the force, since efforts toward cart and other! are going by bus.
Among the Fifth District delecooperation, had failed.
Pointing out that tome com- gates are Mrs. Charles T. Shetton,
munities in the County, main- state president; Miss Mary May
taining their own volunteer fire Wyman, state safety; Mrs. Harry
departments, have met require- D. France, state Juvenile protecments of the Inspection Bureau tion; Mrs. Elmer K. Robertson,
and have secured rate reductions state program; Miss Bernlce Bell,
for their constituents. Recom- state library; Mrs. William J.
mendations from the Bureau have Netherton, state bulletin editor;
been given other communities Mrs. Karl Bader, Fifth District
and, through compliance, these
president; Mrs. W. Frank
communities are also' expecting Aton, Louisville Council presirate reductions. Having gone into dent; Mrs. A. W. Metcalf, Jefferthe matter of rate reductions son County Council; Mrs. B. F.
thoroughly, Firefighters told the Abell, first vice president of Fifth
Court that, "We find that no ad- District and many local presiditional reduction can be obdelegates.
tained by reason of the operation dents and other and inspirational
County Fire Deof the Jefferson
session is expected.
Carrying, as it would, "a conby the Yenawine New Owner
siderable degree of control
County Department," members
of the Firefighters group deemed Smith Appliance Co.
it "unwise" to enter into any cooperative plan, fearing, as they
Ernest E. Yenawine, owner of
said, "that the standards of opElectric
eventually fall to Yenawine
the present standard of operation Frankfort Avenue, has purchasmaintained by the County De- ed the Smith Appliance Co., 3928
partment." And if such proved Frankfort Avenue.
to be the case an increase in
Mr. Yenawine, a Frigidaire
rates could be expected.
dealer in St. Matthews for 12
The report stated that follow- years, purchased the entire
ing the inauguration of the equipment and lease from RobCounty Fire Department diffi- ert Smith, former owner of Smith
culty was experienced in obtain- Appliance.
ing voluntary contributions for
The present Yenawine Electric
support of the volunteers, to
a servattributed the fact Store will be retained as
that much publicity having been
Beginning Monday, according
given operation of the County
resulting in the con- to a large announcement in
clusion on the part of many this issue, Mr. Yenawine will beCounty residents that the County gin selling, regardless of cost, all
Department could take over and appliances formerly displayed by
dd the Job. The report says, how- the Smith concern. Sale will be
ever, that two years' experience held at 3928 Frankfort Avenue.
has convinced a majority of the
residents seeing the two systems
in actual operation that, "The
County Department, as presently
constituted is inefficient and not
competent to handle the Job.
Thus it is, the report declares,
that the Volunteers are now "having no difficulty in raising the
necessary funds to operate and
improve our present systems."
Declaring that with an outlay
to date of more than $200,000 and
with the prospect of an annual
operating cost to exceed $200,000,
the County Fire Department is
failing to prove itself a good investment tq the taxpayers.
Tcifciito Si!:s Fcr
Wedding Cake 'Wails Culling
that the different elements
weeks County. Chief Claud
Thompson and representatives of the Volunteers have been
All III D2FIII2Dirr. COUtJTY IjEVSPAPEIl
Declaring that, as for them, negotiations looking toward
a unification of the County operated fire fighting forces and
the volunteer units were off, Volunteer Firefighters, Inc.,
told the Fiscal Court, at its Wednesday afternoon session,
could not agree.
JEFFEnCOinOWN, KY., FRIDAY, APRIL
A Uzlh dut
Mr!. Evan! had the devotion.
On April 24, at 10 A. M. a district
LEAVING CHRIST meeting will be held at Shawnee
High School A motion made aci
seconded to help fix up Fern
Creek School grounds if needV; - '
Although I wa! unable to ai- tend our theetmi ihi! month, I :
was told the hostess, Mrs, Ra6k?f,
served ft very fleliitfttl t-- h.
Mrs. Farmer and Mrs.
gave the lesson on arranj 3 K '
in Cincinnati, Louisville, Indianapolis, Chicago, and New York
City. Special cars carried the
products on passenger schedule.
In Lexington there was a special
processing plant with facilities
for ice cream parties and for
cheese making. More than three
hundred milkers, mostly students
from the University of Kentucky
and specialists from the Ken-
of the recreation period.
Our May meeting will be I ;U t.
at the home of Mrs. James t.-- -t .
Publicity Chairman, Mrs. Mc- - v
Jeffersontown Ho fa e make
Club will meet at 10:30 axii.Jv
Tuesday, April 20 at the hom3,
of Mrs. Marshall Floore. The
lesson will be on "Aran ement
THE ECHO TRAIL HOI
makers' Club will meet at the
home of Mrs. Leo J. Schuler,
Preston Highway, on Tuesday
morning, April 20, 1948, at 10
Amateur Show, Dinner
Ai Fern Creek Echccl
An amateur show and chicken
dinner, will be held at Fern"
Creek Grade School, Friday evening, April 30.
Sponsored by the school's P.
T.A., proceeds are to benefit the
library and playground.
The amateur show is divided
into three classes, vocal solo, instrumental solo and ensemble.
Three prizes will be awarded fol
Serving will be from 4 td
with the amateur show
starting at 7:30 and continir
people this week, but v
back in the saddle next
Mrs. Vivian I
has boon set aside for the annual Falls Cl:":i (
up Campaign. Mrs. Charles P. Farnsley is caneral c! :':
LouIstUIo. and V.u Anna K. Evans for the Couji;?.
tucky Experiment Station aided
in getting the daily milk supply
cessories in. the tame, .. 3
Mrs. A. Klusmeier had
In 1947, 2,050 persons were
killed and 7,000 injured on rural
highways. In the country, walk
on the left shoulder of the road
and wear white or carry a
light at night I
Our regular meeting was held
at the home of Mrs. A. C. Rucker.
The. meeting began at 10:30
A. M. Seventeen members were
present. Miss Anna K. Evans and
three other visitors met with our
TO SPEAK IN LOUISVILLE
It was announced this week by
J. T. Robertson, president of the
Louisville Christian Civic League,
that R. B. Pietsch, Chicago, had
accepted an invitation to speak
in Louisville April 21. Fietscn,
one of the outstanding Christian
laymen of this nation, will address a business men's group at
the YJvl.C.A. at 6:30 P. M.
"The Voice el the Cornmnnirf
At Harrods Creek, March 81,
there were about 25 boy! and
few know it but the lata Dr. girls present Miss Lilly Mae
A. Scoveil of the Kentucky Brown is doing a wonderful
Experiment Station, Lexington, building this community up. Old
an expert hi dairy cattle' hand- Dame Nature is calling the young'
ling and history, was authority people into the sunshine and
for the statement that the late wide open spaces. Miss Brown is
James B. Haggin of Elmendorf doing a swell job in this comStock Farm fame had as a voiced munity with folk games. This is
ambition the milking of six thou the favorite hobby here, with
sand registered Jersey cows a singing included.
day and selling their product,
At Berrytown there were about
raw milk, not pasteurized, at a 35 boys and girls present The
fair price and slender profit In "foresters" held their meeting
fact he really wanted to make the with Miss Betty Jean Graves
Blue Grass Region of Kentucky presiding. Mystic numbers were
as prominent in modern dairying played with no one solving the
as it already was as a thorough- problem. Folk games and singing
bred and fine horse center.
was the balance of the session.
Rated in Bradstreet's at at
At Griffytown there were 40
least 81 million he had made his boys and girls present. Swings,
copvast fortune out of gold and
folk games, music and club meetper in California and Nevada and ing characterized the session.
from successful Investments in
At Jeffersontown, Saturday,
valuable minerals in Peru, not to April 3, there were 25 boys and
speak of elsewhere. He had visit girls present. James Helm, Eva
ed and been impressed by the Simpson and Mr. James Wilson
big Hood dairies in New England were present. We enjoyed an
the evening of quiet and active
which supplied efficiently
great Boston area, and the Bor- games, folk games and music.
den plants in New York City and
On Monday, April 5, at the JefYork State." He had ferson County Armory, an instiseen extensive distribution in tute under the very efficient
California and in Chicago. He tutelage of Mrs. Ehlers, a reprewanted Elmendorf to not only be sentative of the National Recrethe "Showplace of America' ation Board, New York City, was
which it became, but to excell in m progress. The council, wnicn
dairy products, milk, butter and meets every' first Monday night
in the month, was scheduled to
Dr. Scoveil induced him to try meet at the Armory in conjunchis plan out .on four hundred tion with the training school. The
cows a day, which were milked committee members became so
regularly the old fashioned way engrossed with leadership trainby hand but under strict su- ing that the council meeting was
pervision of health officers. The forgotten.
milk thus obtained was sent in
Every community was represealed cans by overhead mechan- sented here. There was a large
ical carrier to the sealed bottling attendance. The results of this
house and there bottled mechanwill be more efically without human hands ficient leadership.
touching until ready to place into
We have missed you little
containers ready to
be sent on their way.
Milk, butter and eggs were
supplied from Elmendorf daily
under special contract to hotels
and the better class restaurants