The Jefferson i an
DEVOTED ENTIRELY TO THE INTERESTS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY
Jefferson town, Jefferson County, Ky., Thursday, April 25, 1912.
Vol. 5. No. 44
The soil in sout
Georgia is sandy and ideal for
the growth of perfect melons, but
ran) at the home of her father. Mr.
.las. Cochran, which occurred very
suddenly Friday night of a heart attack. She had visited her sister,
Mrs. Will Beeler, on Friday anil on
returning to her father's home was
stricken with the fatal illness. She
leaves her husband and little son,
William Lee. three years old. hei
fit her. live brothers and two sisters
to mourn her loss. Mrs. Walker was
very popular with Her many friends
Onlooker Writes Interesting Let- and her death is a great shock to the
community Since her marriage to
Mr. Walker they had made their
ter of the Happenings Of
home in the West, but since ChristThe Day.
mas had visited their relatives and
friends here. The funeral was held
Sunday and interment was in the
Jos. Hnffaaer, Commonwealth At Hebron Cemetery. Mrs Walker was
torney, oraf eil at t lie lag raising at .11 years old ami had been a member
Kern t 'reek school on last Sundai of the Baptist church since early in
a ft ci noon".
at $1.00 Per Year
been ordered for t he new Christian
church, which will be completed
sometime iii May.
''or town is situated in one of the
best counties of the tinest state, and
m the greatest country in the world.
Embracing climate, splendid people,
two churches, four nourishing stores,
hotel and dozens o! other assets,
every citizen is a booster. Surely
this is capital enough for a good be
with the vast number of Guinea
negroes it is a mystery that a watej
melon ever crosses the Mason and
Notes and News From
As Seen By Dr. W. M. Li.on line.
Having a few days more for sight
seeing I stopped off at the old historic
city of Chattanooga to renew old
attend he Tennessee
state Medical meeting and stand on
Commercial Club and Others Do- - The Commercial Club
Writes of His Trip Through the spot where was fought the
has proven a
spl mdid step, and we hope before
"Rattle above the clouds.'1 It was in
inft Good Work Titanic
"Dixie" Great Progress
long to have on.- hundred citizens of
and around this citv where thirtl
the town and surrounding country to
thousand brave men lost their life's
blood, lighting for a cause that might
join the club. The old folks should
join tot i he sake of the old town that
have been prevented had sober
judgment withstood tin- - attack of
has sheltered them so many years.
Middletown, April 22. The Com- The young folks ought to join for
April 22. At the
reckless politicians. The war isovet
mercial Club had a rousing meeting sake of the new town they want to
am led to but the iron tablets and granite
ot some friends
last Thursday evening at Masonic make and be proudof. The babies
monuments still remain to mark the
quite a brief account of a
hall. The membership committee a hy bless t hem! $1.00 a piece for
resting place of a "Ijost Cause."
trip through the South.
had several new names suggested babies would be an investment payHere stands Lookout Mountain,
Believing tliat my patients had
for membership, which make the ing ten fold in the time to come,
The tulip plot on hi nit hwest ern
survived t he dreadfnl winter of 1511 there Missionary
present membership about thirty when Middletown will be
Chicamaaga, siieai battle grounds. sect ion ol he Court bouse yard is
and that we were free of a spring
strong. This movement in our town
thought of no better red f ram the cri m son blood of our an beautiful ami attracts much atten
uas met vviin approval ami main
cestors. Peace, peace, you came too tion from passersby. The hyacinth
lime to visit some old
on the sout hea st ern sect ion has Runs Into Buggy Of Taylorsville citizens of the town have expressed
All Honor To The M?n.
and friends in the land ot Dixie. Hut late!
their willingness to join the Club.
Vim mav ask what is the future of ilso been a t hiug of beaut y and fi A
had I hardly become comfortably
week ago brought gloom and
People Dcatks And Other
A! this meeting a report was made
seated in a palatial coach of the the South since the boll weevil has g ranee.
from the lire department committee, sadness to everi d eling heart in
Queen ft Cresceat road when the devastated main multiplied million
saying the chemical engine, like the America when he greatest steamer
The skyscraper at fifth anu.lelTer- yesterday where
had acres of cotton.
minor became current that
engine of the Anchorage Fire D- ever constructed went down in the
gone South to locate. When
have the picaninnies wen gathering the son, which was tube eighteen stories
epartment, tias been bought and on mad race to beat the world's record
yon hear the high, just could not stop going upward
finished this article Til leave it to my snowy cotton,
for speed. The. most horrible sights
Aptil 22. Mrs. eland the road. Also, the hook and ladder of women and children screaming
expect to song of the reaper gathering the and was nineteen stories before they
friends to decide where
Lgolden grain: cotton gins are rotting could stop it. and came wry near be- Smith, of Louisville, spent last week truck has been contracted for. The for help and
the water tilled with
continue casting mv lot.
down and graineries are going up, ing i wi ni v stories.
with' her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will president of the L. & N. railroad has human beings, the deck of the
As von remember on April "' we
donated an engine tower to be put up
which leads us to believe he boll
covered with people facing bravely
were enjoying ideal sprint' weather.
on the public square for giving the
Weevil is a blessing in disguise.
The new realty building at enter
All nature was banting forth from
alarm of lire. This same committee the end. and where ,MQ souls were
You may censure the ia. South and Jefferson is being rapidly filled
it wintry 'sleep to kim the morning land, but you must take off your hat
further reported that ground has seat to eternity. has ail history of
wit h tenants.
the world there
Mr. John Kennedy and Miss Knima
never been a
dews, but subsequent changes
been donated at the back of the
to their hospi t a li t v. Those roughened
Miller, pf Taylorsville, spent Sunday Methodist church for building the more sublime example of chivalry
hands 'I'd rather hold than, twice
and heroism than that which has
The public schools, juvenile court with Mr. ,ind Mrs, H, (J. Cooper. On
as Bill Nye expressed it. "winter had
their weight of solid gold." They and places where children congre- t heir way home they were run into engine room and tire department.
enriched the world through the Ti
lingeied f n the lap of spriat so long bid you come, they
A committee was appointed in rebid von stay. they gate took a week off while the menin- by an automobile:
tanic disaster, from the humblest
the boggy was
it caused unfavorable comment."
are the last to send you away. Tnev gitis excitement washigh. This was very much demolished: the horse gard to getting electric lights for stewart to the millionaire. Women
We Kentuckians thought we were
find out under what of our land, are we proud
say the sun si", ines brighter in Georgia done as a precaution and in order to badly bruised
of our men?
and skinned up. The tile town aud to
the only ones who had suffered from but the moon shines the best in
conditions the Louisville electric Many will say it is no more
"ld fumigate the buildings.
parties were taken to the Okolona
the bleak winter rainv
W. M. RtJSH.
car line in the auto, and Mr. Ken- light companies would light up the they ought to have done, but is it
conditions were the same as far as
We have assurance that two not natural to all to
want to be saved?
Several additional duties were laid nedy was seen in the neighborhood town.
southern Georgia. The gashing
The elec- Let us join in one accord in
on the officials about the courthouse later in the week after the remains. companies want to come.
mountain streams of eastern Kentric light committee was composed all honor to our men. We are proud
without much increase in compensatucky rushing and roariuc In the
of the following men: "E. K. Penny-bake- of the nation that produces
tion. The County Clerk will herehurry to reach the Dumber! and, the
Henry Frank and Will Cox. and men as Archie Butt, who was
after have to make out the tax'bills
muddy, turbulent creeks of Tennes
Will Ball, of Illinois, was called
now securing contracts for the soldier and went to
death unflinchsee bursting with their watery full- To Hold Meeting at Methodist for the Sheritt and will also have here Sunday to the funeral of his are
Louisville Lighting Company.
ingly after helping women and chil
much added work On account of the sister-in-laness, were sliding on toward the M
Mrs. John Walker, who
large number of citizens have al- dren to safety. Standing calm and
Church Next Sunday Night,
new primary law.
The bloody rivers of central
His office is al- died very suddenly Friday night of
ready signed for the lights. Those cool was he when the waves
ready overcrowded with records and heart trouble at the home of her
(ieorgin. full to overflowing, went
desiring to see the contracts may do many bravesouls to rhe world's beneon to the mighty ocean, which
it Is a serious question to Bud addi- father. Mr. Jim Cochran. She leaves
so by calling on Mr. T ('. Gaines, diction. Let ns be
thankful for the
proves to us. '"They are all doing it. "
tional room in order to do the addi- her husband and son and many friends
secretary of the Club, at the bank, many good and brave men
It is a general expression through
and relatives to mourn for her.
or any member of the committee.
land: ami let ns not forget there is a
the whole South that this has been
The Boy Scouts of America,
Another committee was appointed God that rules the universe.
Mrs. Flora Able Dead.
There seems to be more clubs lavthe worse winter and latest spring
Troop No. I, will conduct a
to meet the board of road supervisors
ing around in the city thesedaysthan
we have had since the seventies,thus meeting at the Jefferson town MethMrs. Flora Able, who has been
Popular Girl To Marry.
Resoludelaying all Farm work from four to odist church next Su iday evening, there are in the woods in the country. critically ill for several months, died in regard to new streets.
were passed in regard to wanttions
Mrs. D. L. Polk, of letfersontown.
April 28, at 8Q o'clock.
Mr. Carl It is true that timber is scarce, but Saturday morning. The funeral serthey are actually making clubs out vices were conducted by Rev. Don ing repairs on the roads from Main recently announced the engagement
no sac to gramMe and
Hummel, the local Scout Master,
Who would have Carlos .lones Monday at o'clock at street to the electric depot., for of her daughter. Miss Mary lJolk, to
has been assisting the boys for some of women here.
anil easi in rejoice
thought WOmen WOllId have been used Pennsyh ania Bun church, where she when the town gets good streets it Mi Howard Scott Morse., of Boston,
ll's jusi as
in arranging a splendid proWhen God sorts MM the weather anil sends time
gram for this occasion, and those for such purposes?
was buried. She leaves many friends will be easier tobuildgood side walks Mass., the wedding to take place in
and nothing will improve the town June. Miss Polk is one of the pretmy choice."
who attend may expect something
Well, rain is
and relatives to mourn for her.
more than good roads anil good side- tiest and most popolar young ladies'
Politics have been warm for some
Weather conditions in Tennessee interest in.
in Republican circles, and now
in Jefferson count y and is a favorite
Misses Mary Christopher a n d walks.
The program follows:
and Georgia were as bad as in Kenthe Democrats are getting on their Geneva Millet, of Louisville, were
A letter was read from Mr. C. E. among the society folks ci this comA mei ica
tucky and lires were burning as
ly Ti on p.
lighting clothes. Both the Courier-Journ- guests of Mrs. Will Beeler Sunday
Dillam, of ttie city railway, which munity, as well as many in the city.
brightly in the "land of cotton1' as
and Times haw served noinvestigating Mr. Morse is an expert sanitary enMr. Martin Brown and daughter, lining lit prospects,
they were in t he" and of Blue Grass.1'
Twelve Points of Seoul
tice that unless hey are allowed to Mrs. .lames Forest, spent Sunday along the matter of having separate gineer and a progressBe young busi
Very little seed had beeu planted,
run the party they will do their best with M r. I'. H. Brown.
departments at depot for the white ness man. After the marriage the
though the negro and the mule were
Scout Motto Bain Agee, Scout.
couple will make their home at BosONLOOKER.
to make trouble.
.Miss Nina Bell, of the city, spent and colored passengers.
plantscratching the soil for cotton
Requirements of a Tenderfoot
ton, which is greatly regretted by
Saturday and Sunday with her brothThe whole town, young and old, M iss Polk's many friends here.
ing. You can have only a faint idea Joe Boselle, Drummer.
er and sister. Tom and Virginia Hell. are taking an active pari in the im
of the Sooth's principal crop until
History oi U.S. Flag Wm. Bryan,
It Looks Like a Crime.
Mr. and Mrs. J B. McDowell visit- provement of the town. Our Masons
you have seen it with your own eyes Corporal.
April 22. -- Mr. Pred Sanders and ed friends in Bullitt county Sunday. have caught the spirit and expert to to separate a boy from a box of
Cotton growing is still an epidemic, star spangled Banner Jefferson-towMiss Pauline Thompson jLre married
Master lrin Ireland Thorae spent make a thousand dollars' worth of Bocklea's Arnica Salve, His pimples,
having raged through the whole
in Louisville Thursda-anare at Sunday with his
Dr. improvements on their Masonic boils, scratches, knocks, sprains and
for the last half century or
and M rs. H. C. I re land.
home to their friends here.
bruises demand it, and its quick relonger. It is a more vital question Scoot Frits McBaniel, ( 'orporal.
Mis. M. M. Thome entertained
The Mercantile Company is build- lief for burns, scalds, or cuts is his
Mrs. F. s. Hays and son, of Eubanks,
than the liquor traffic or politics. It
Tlec i t a t i 0 n Wei ford A Icock, Scout.
birthday dinner ing a big addition to its store. 25 right. Keep it handy for boys, also
is the brave, sinew llesh and blood of
Requirements of First-ClaScout. are expected soon to visit Mrs. Hays' with
Wednesday in honor ot her husband's by lid feet, at the cost of two thous- iris. Heals everything
these Souther j geatlemen; the rail Address by II. E. Montague, Scoot parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.S.Mills,
birthday anniversary. Covers were and dollars. The furnace, tin1 light- - and does it quick. I nequaled for
roads, the public highways, the, ( ominissioner.
and other relatives.
ing plant and the large windows have pile-- . Only
c tits at all druggists.
ri vers and the negroes a II run t h rough
Mr. Leon Simpson, of Simpson, laid for ten.
A word from Sunday-schoo- l
t he cotton fields.
was a guest of the family of
As far as the eye can see. f rom the
Mr. L. R. Helm Sunday.
Benediction- Kpworth League.
highest pinnacle to the point where
Mrs. Clarence Fisher, of Louisville,
Good Baseball Game.
the sky seems to meet t he earth, 'tis
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
cotton, cotton, cotton, everywhere,
Jeffersonhowfl played its first, game William Gailhreath, the Br si of the
and a few miles beyond that. In of the season on their home grounds week.
northern Georgia the land is red. and defeated the strong Tucker
M rs. William Sierp has recovered
washed and worn, and looks more Station team by the score 7 to 5. from a week's illness of pleurisy, atdesolate than the much beloved Huckelherry. Tucker's pitcher, had tended by Dr. Yoe, of Louisville.
"Rabhitsboro" section of our dear plenty speed hut was "some wild.''
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. McDowell had
old .lefferson county. But it would Jones, who did the catching, saved as guests at dinner Sunday Dr.
be SU just lor me to lead von to be- his pitcher of wild throws. Harris, Smith, ot near Sbepherdsvilte, and
lieve that this is a forsaken country: Davis a. id stivers, pitched forJeffer Ralph McDowell, of South Park.
it only looks that way by contrast to sontown. and handled the ball like
Mi. William Sierp and family were
professionals. Roemmele at second guests Sunday of Mr. Lon Stinson
The. people of this section claim made several fine stops and did his and f amily, of Hertz Station.
to lie the elite of the South, for they part well in helping the boys to
Mrs. Will Ireland and son, Robert,
point with pride to Atlanta, the home win he game.
spent last week with Mr.s. Ireland's
of Coca Cola and the battle ground of
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Walker.
M i s. "Amazing" Grace. At this time
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Fisher announce
The Danger After Grip
ARE READY FOR YOUR INSPECTION.
all roads lead to Macon, the city
the engagement of their daughter
system. Florence, to Mr. Oscar Diemer. The
with the big southern heart, waiting lies often in a
with gates ajar and arms wide open Weakness, nervousness, lack of ap- wedding will occur In June.
WE WANT YOUR PATRONAGE and have the GOODS and
to welcome the brother in gray to petite, energy and ambition, with
Mrs. P. B. Riley has returned from
WILL GET IT
in May. disordered liver and kidneys often a visit to the family of Dr. Brush, of
Platforms are being widened, side follow anattackofthis wretched dis- Nashville, Tenn.
tracks laid to handle the many ease. The greatest need then is ElecMr. W. B. Reeder and son attendspecial trains that will carry the tric Bitters, the glorious tonic, blood ed services at F. Street church, Loudear old warriors to their annual purifier and regulator of stomach isville, Sunday.
liver and kidneys. Thousands have Dr. and Mrs. V.
Yon perhaps have heard of the proved
that they wonderfully removed to their summer home here
reston & Jefferson Sts.
Georgia watermelons and peaches in strengthen the nerves, build np the after spending the winter in Louis0U1SV1LLE, KY.
years past, but you need not fix an system and restore to health and good ville.
BOTH PHONES NS4.
early month for them this year, al- spirits aftrr an attack of grip. If
though they are expecting the bum- suffering, try, them. Oily 50 cents
per peach crop. That fruit will be Sold and satisfaction guaranteed by
Quit's a sad death was that of Mrs.
one month late reaching the all druggists.
Miss Edith Coch- -'
John Walker (aee
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