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we're not planning to make
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"I ll be pleased If we get good
Thursday, April 13, 1372
grades were to be given
for compliance with the law,
Town Square would probably reIf school
Every shop in Greenbriar, on
Galene Drive, has a number posted near its door; in the J Town
Center, however, only about 7 of
17 shops facing the Taylorsville
Road parking lot are so posted.
Most of the older structures on
Town Square, at the intersection
of Watteraon Trail and Taylorsville Road, are in compliance.
Noteworthy "violators," however, Include such landmarks as
the Chamber of Commerce,
Federal Savings and Loan,
and the Liberty National Bank-U.- S.
Post Office building.
Until recently, the most note- worthy "violator" of all was City
Hall itself, where Jeffersontown
Public Works Superintendent Bill
nailing up numbers the day after
the enforcement order was pas-
... has numbers now
compliance (on thehousenumber-ln- g
ordinance) within twelve
months," the mayor added.
The ordinance has been on the
books for many years, but has not
been rigidly enforced, the mayor
explained. Thus, particularly in
some of the city's newer areas,
It's possible to drive for blocks
without seeing a house number.
This situation has been a cause
for some alarm to the city's
police department and volunteer
firemen, the mayor added. He
explained the police and fire
fighters fear "a serious
if they're called out on an
emergency run and can't find the
house they're looking for.
So, policemen have been instructed, to "keep an eye cut?
for homes with no visible number, and to Inform the homeowner
of his violation. No citation is
to be Issued at that time.
If a homeowner fails to comply
within three days after notification, he would then be subject to
citation and a possible fine in
Police Court. "We
bove rates an "A" crada
with a house number cn
every shop; the bank and
Just as it was at Christmas time,
the F.aster season inspired many
kind friends to bring cheer into
our world at the Lutheran Horn.?
on Watterson Trail.
We are so grateful to these
friends and neighbors.
We also have been cheered by
the arrival of two new residents,
Mrs. Annette Irwin from Calvary
Lutheran, and Miss l.illle Hyerly
Raster time, a kindergarten
group from the St. Andrew United
Church of Christ gave us a lively
and entertaining program of
They sang so vigorously, with
by Robin Garr
candy topped by bunny heads with
tall ears cam; from friends at
The Cotta Circle of First Lutheran sent a donation to provide
a treat for our Easter Eve meal-oy- ster
stew for the household.
Our Easter season has been
cheered by thethoughtful kindness
of these and other visitors who
showed love for others and added
meaning to this sacred season.
The garden department of the
Charlane Heights Homemakers
Club came to call, and told us
they plan to make this visit
boys that the materials from the
sale of promotion items for the
fair must be turned in on April
IS at the Jeffersontown Methodist
Church from 10 am until 2 pm.
Any information may be obtained
by contacting Mrs.
Just four weeks from tomorrow
will be fair time in Jeffersontown as Little League combines
with the annual community fair,
Mrs. Mary Lou Schulte, president of the baseball organizaAuxiliary, says
business at last week's board
meeting centered chiefly on the
Ma.y 12 and 13 event, which will
be held at the Community Center.
This is the firstyearthe League
has "taken over"the community
fair, which promises to feature
"something for everyone."
The fair opens at 5 pm on May
12, and closes at 11 pm. On the
following day, Saturday, a parade
at 9 am will kick off the day's
activltleR. The theme of this
year's parade is "The Good Ole
Summertime," in which all baseball teams will be represented by
M:. Schnire also reminds theIt
or Mrs. Von Caulfield,
Mrs. Wllma Quire
Joyce Money are
the Little League's Fair Board.
of the special events
Is Mrs. Betty Young.
Mrs. Young hopes enough residents will be interested in a pie
contest to warrant obtaining judges for the comcake-baki- ng
She asks interested
persons to contact her at
Entrants in the sewing and baking contests must be at least 12
years of age, according to Mrs.
Young, There will be a nominal
entrance fee, she added, yet to be
within six months to a year of age
to be eligible for competition.
sion. This Is something nice for
us to look forward to.
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The annual 'Little Miss Jeffersontown" contest, sponsored by
the Jeffersontown Jaycettes, will
be another highlight of the fair's
activities. To be held on May 12
at 7 pm, the compeltion' among
is the only
event at the fair which Is not being
sponsored by the Little League.
Not only the girls, but the boys
also, will have a chance to win a
as a "Little Mr. Jeffersontown" will be chosen. The
same age qualifications apply for
the boys as the girls, and there Is
sponsorship fee In
A menu of fried chicken or fish,
baked beans, slaw or potato salad,
plus a choice of drinks, will be
prepared by the ladles' circle of
Jeffersontown Christian Church.
Serving time will be from 12:30
brought us each a decorated tin
'Good Ole Summertime' theme
to keynote annual community fair
By Janet Biller
all their hearts, and presented
several old favorites that were
especially fun for us, Including
"On top of spaghetti," "Workin
on the railroad," and "Comln'
round the mountain."
They h2d made small bouquet
favors for us. . .we hope they will
Dr. Thomas M. BeMiller of
Christ Lutheran Church in Jeffersontown brought the Communion services especially for
those unable to leave the house.
We all enjoy his monthly visit
and the meditations.
From St. John's congregation,
Scout Troop 36 prepared a treat
for each of us, F.aster baskets
they made themselves.
women's Bible class from
Louisville Lutheran Home
desire for universal numbering.
post office on Town Squsra
at left, however, need soma
and manager atLibertyNat-lcr.- il
Jeffersontown. ..4 ..
branch (10419 Watterson Trail)
expressed the opinion, "If they
tell us to put up numbers, we'll
sure do it." Brodfehrer, like
most merchants contacted, expressed ignorance of the city
law, but agreed police and firemen "have a good point" in their
organization In Jeffersontown desiring to have a booth at
the fair Is asked to call Mrs.
Barbara Voll at
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ceive a "C"; the JTown Shopping Center would be lucky to get
a "D"; and only the Greenbriar
Center would take home an "A"
expect any problems,
though," the mayor added.
Mayor Chambers also hinted the
city intends to be lenient in its
Interpretation of size and location for house numbers.
ordinance, strictly interpreted,
would indicate that numbers must
be at least three inches in height,
and must be located on the wall
of the house, close to the front
However, the mayor said, "I
certainly see no problems at all if
the number is located on a mall-bo- x,
lamp post or small sign in
the front lawn. As long as the
house can be Identified, that's
all we're after."
A ' quick survey of the city's
not the only
"violators" of the
Jeffersontown residents who are
alarmed at the city's recently-announcIntention to enforce the
liw requiring house numbers to
I j posted on every dwelling may
Enforcement Is coming, says
Mayor Franklin Chambers, "but
Robin Garr III
rest a little easier.