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(CUTSID3 LOUISVILLE), NEWSPAPER
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will crll upon
E3TAELISIILD JU1I3 1C07
or cmvic: to
Adverts Court Ruling
Low bidders for the junior
high section are:
Sullivan & Cozart, Inc., general
construction, $775,800; Ward Refrigeration & Engineering Company and F. W. Strohmeier &
Sons, Inc., plumbing and heating,
joint bid of $155,190; Joe H.
Hayes Electric Company, wiring
and lighting, and McGill Con-- .
struction Company, site improvements, $116,650.
The total is $68,437 less than
the board's original estimate.
Ilrs. Peier J. McCarthy
Expires On Her 63rd
Mrs. Sallie F. Rothenburger.
McCarthy, wife of Peter J. McCarthy, a retired farmer, and
member of a prominent Jefferson
County family, died at 2:30 a.m.
Wednesday, her 63rd birthday an- Tuesday.
Expenditures at Pewee Valley
are estimated at $50,000 and
$31,000 for the two years.
That's the name of the new
colisuem at the Kentucky Fair
and Exposition Center which was
dedicated Wednesday night
The name was chosen from
6,500 names submitted by Kentucky high school students in a
contest sponsored by the State
Department, American Legion,
and the Kentucky State Fair
Miss Charlotte Owens,
student at du Pont Manual
High School, was adjudged the
winner and received a $1,000
Savings Bond. Her teacher, Miss
Edna Brown, received a $250
The area includes McMahan
Village, a subdivision on the bond as Miss Owens sponsor.
Although Freedom Hall was
She had been in failing health south side of Taylorsvile Road.
A total of 50 homes already have submitted by five other contestsince last Christmas Eve when
ants, Miss Owens' essay was
she suffered an arm fracture in been constructed in the 180-ljudged the best. Included in the
Another section on the opposite dedication ceremonies was a bas
Mrs. McCarthy, who lived on
game between Western
Goose Creek Road, was a native side of Taylorsville Road also is ketball
char- involved. It is a triangular tract State College and San Francisco.
of Jefferson County and a
ter member of Bethel Evangelical extending along Browns Lane to The Kentuckians won
A crowd of 15,133 attended the
and Reformed Church. She was the western boundry of Cam- game,
said to be largest throng
a member of the Womon's Guild
Louisville officials said the an ever to witness a basketball game
of the church.
Other survivors are a son, Her- - nexation was proposed at the re- south of the
quest of Roy F. McMahan, de- Seating capacity of Freedom Hall
beit L. McCarthy; a daughter,
Mrs. Wilbur Haunsz; five broth- veloper, who told them that "a is 18,340 for a
Other features of the dedica
movement was afoot to incorpoers, Fred, John, Henry Frank
and William Rothenburger; two rated sixth class city in the area tion ceremonies were reading of
sisters, Mrs. Louella Lentz and and that he would prefer to have a telegram from President EisenMrs; Christine Hettinger, and a his property in the City of Louis- hower and music by the Eastern
High School Band under direcville."
tion of Kent Campbell.
Funeral services were arranged
group had been selected as the
--ior 1 a.m. Friday in Ratterman's
official band for the occasion by
St. Matthews Funeral Home with
the American Legion and Optiinterment in Resthaven Memorial Opened At Fern Creek
Among notables attending were
Play in the Fern Creek Invi Dan Daniels, Daville, Va., natational Basketball Tournament tional commander of the AmeriJudges Selected For
opened Friday at Fern Creek can Legion.
High School with five Jefferson
Okolona Yule Contest
and three Kentucky
teams participating. The event Funeral Held Monday
Two members of the Henry
ends Saturday night.
Watterson. Garden Club and one
For Charles IIcBride
from St. Matthews will be the
for the Christmas door- p.m. Friday; vs. Central City,
Southern vs. Trinity,
way decorations contest for resi- 3 p.m.
Funeral services for Charles F.
dents of the Okolona community. ington, 7:30 p.m. Valley vs.
Eastern' McBride, Sr., 40, a serviceman
Judging in the contest, spon- vs.
for Kengas, Inc., who died of a
Frisored by the Okolona Woman's day; upper bracket 9 p.m.
heart attack at 4:20 a.m. last SatClub, will be sometime between 1 p.m.
Saturday; lower bracket Monday werethe Willhite 8:30 a.m.
Christmas and New Year's Day.
There will be first, second and championship p.m. Saturday, Sat- Home and at 9 a.m. in St. Margame, 8 p.m.
garet Mary Church. Interment
Mrs. John Fackert, chairman of urday.
was in Middletown Cemetery.
the club's American Home and
McBride, Middletown, a Navy
Garden Department, is accepting
veteran of World War II and a
Mr. and Mrs. Vurgal R. Smith, member of Zachary Taylor Post,
applications of entrants. She lives
at 6124 Overhill Drive, telephone, Taylorsville, announce the birth American Legion, leaves his wife,
of their first child, a daughter, Mrs. Sara Griffith McBride; a
Monica Rae. born December 13 son, Charles F. McBride, Jr.; a
Most heart attacks are not fatal. in Kentucky Baptist Hospital daughter, Linda A. McBride; his
The majority of heart attack suf- Mrs. Smith formerly was Miss parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles T.
ferers recover to lead productive Sue Cornell, daughter of Mr. and McBride, and a sister, Mrs. Earl
Mrs. Guy Cornell, Jeffersontown. (Helen) Kyser.
niversary, in Kentucky Baptist
Unveiled At J'fown
Butler Cone to Terms
For Easement Section
The "surpriseservice promised
for last Sunday in the Jeffersontown Presbyterian Church was
the unveiling of a memorial pulpit in honor of Elder and Mrs.
H. L. Goose, parents of Mrs.
The pulpit was unveiled by
Miss Sallie Cheatham and Elder
Stuart Gates. It is of black walnut, hand crafted by C. Drake
Bishop, with a brass plate bearing the names of the persons
memoralized and the name of the
Special services with appropriate musical settings he.
been arranged by scores of Jefferson County Churches 1..."
However, some public workers Tuesday in observance of Christmas.
will get ,an extended vacation
Many other religious programs and private and putlli
from Friday until next Wednesday. This will be for persons who gatherings have been held and are planned for the lSSCHi
do not normally work Saturdays. anniversary of the birth of Christ
Gov. A. B-- Chandler has deJ? a vesper
Headlining the Jeffersontown observance
clared a holiday for state workers Monday. Most city and coun- service arranged for 5 p.m.
terior also will
ty offices are expected to be open
Christmas Eve at the ComInterested persons may contact
Monday with skeleton forces.
School vacations start Friday af munity Center under sponsor-- W. T. Settles or Vic Touchei..2
for tickets on the television scV
ternoon with classes resuming
Wednesday January 2.
ters building fund.
Meanwhile, post offices are
The Rev. Richard Ramsey, pasworking overtime and with additor of the Jeffersontown Metho- 84 automobiles laden with e'-- :
tional help to keep up with rec
bring the mes- visited Central State IIospit;l
ord amounts of incoming and out dist Church will
sage. Other clergymen on the pro Monday in the annual caravan
going mail .
gram are the Rev. Edward sponsored by the Jefferson CounTypical of the mail situation is Straney, Baptist; the Rev. Thru- - ty Playground and Recreation
at Jeffersontown where all clas- mond Coleman, First Negro Bap- Board, Santa and Mrs. Claus, beses of mail is running way ahead tist; the Rev. Charles Irwin, cause of the warm weather, laid
of last year. Up until Thursday Christ Lutheran; the Rev. Wil aside their sled and went to th&
morning that post Office had liam Gentleman, St. Paul's Epis-- hospital in a convertible.
handled more than 91,000 outgo- copal; the Rev. Rufus Downes,
A total of 65 persons attended
ing letters since December
8 St Paul's Methodist;
and the the annual Christmas party cf
when the first Christmas cards Rev. M. R. Costanzo, Presbyter the Jeffersontown plant of tha
Texas Gas Transmission Corpor- ian.
Postmaster Rees H. Dickson esof the Christian ation Tuesday night in the annex
timated the figure at 20,000 in Church, without a reguar pastor of the Methodist Church. Thos
excess of that for the correspond- at present, also are to participate attending, included members cJ
ing figure of 1955. He also said in addition to choir members, or- - the compressor and pipe line da- incoming and outgoing parcels ganists and choir directors of all partments and their wives.
T. L. Britt, superintendent c"
were running 15 per cent ahead protestant churches.
of last year's total. He added that
A choral candlelight procession the pipe line division, and. Elmc
all city carrier mail had been from the Public Square by choirs Coffey, head of the compressor
delivered up until Thursday and pastors ' of. participating section, were presented gift cer- morning and that 90,000
churches will precede the vesper tificates.
Settles Sales and Service held
stamps had service. The process.ion is to be- and 40,000
ts apaual party Tuesday night
gin at 4:45.
"Everywhere'vXlTery yhe re at Bauer's at Hikes Point A
Additional employes for the
rush include E. Christmas Tonight,';' is , the title chicken, dinner was the chief at
7:30 traction. Approximately 2D per- Ward Jean and Frank Zehn-de- r, of a play to be presented
clerks in the front office; p.m. Sunday iq i the. Christian sons, including employe
Gillis White, City Route No. 1; Church. Mrs. Ralph Stone' is 'di- - General Electric representatives,
Stanley Searcy, part time helper rector. The regular and children's attended.
on City Route No. 2; Mrs. Julian choirs, the latter under direction
Swetnam, and Mrs. Wallace Jeffs, of Mrs. G. E. Spurgeon, will par- Dcnors To '57
auxiliary help for city carrires; ticipate.
Another event at the Christian
Mrs. Irvin Graff, Mrs. E. S. KeltFund Sought To
ner and Mrs. Harold Allgeier, Church was the annual Christmas
Felcase workers for rural routes 3, party of the Christian Men's
lowship Monday night Features '52
1 and 2, respectively.
of the program included a visit
by Santa, who distributed candy,
Renewal of pledges to l7 " ? t
and a pot luck supper. Approxi- William ' L. Howell-- ' famil
mately 50 persons attended.
Yule Decorations At
gether for at least another year r
The Methodist Church is plan- is sought in letters mailed to'
ning a "continuous table" com- 1956 contributors to the William
To Be Judged
munion service from 7 until 9 L. Howell Fund. .
p.m. Christmas Eve.
The fund was established ft
Judging for the annual
Members of the Rotary Club
Christmas decorations brought Christmas cheer to resi- year ago to assist Howell. , Fern
Creek Road, a former student at
contest sponsored by Middletown
dents of the County Home Wed
clubs and churches will be Wed- nesday night. Gifts were present- the University of
School of Law, who was stricken
nesday, December 26, beginning
ed to each resident.
with polio in October, 1951 " J
at 7 p.m.
The Most Rev. John A. Floresh,
"Thanks to the kind generoslf
A reception at the Middletown archbishop of the Archdiocese of
of friends like yourself h'e hsj
Woman's Club will follow at
has granted permis
Prizes include a turkey to the sion to all pastors to celebrate slightly improved physically, but '
winning, residence and a trophy Christmas midnight masses if greatly improved in mental atti- to the business house judged the they desire. The, Rev. F. X. tude," the letters said. "He haa "
been able to stay at home with
Laemmle, pastor of St. Edward's, his family and the association of;;
All homes and business estab- Jeffersontown, is
the his small son is a great jqy 'and,
lishments in area of numbered Catholic churches that plan mid- comfort to him.
houses are eligible to enter the night masses.
"The money received last yeat
contest. The area includes Cedar-dal- e
was placed in a fund and diS- -' '
on north to Robert Keeling
persed in monthly amounts by a
residence on Tucker Station Road
tion for the Jeffersontown area committee of local ministers and v
on the south and from Standard
will be a tree lighting ceremony a priest. The needior continuing '
Oil station on east to the Shell
at the Community Center at 7:30 the help for another year is heces-..-sastation on the west.
p.m. Saturday, officially opening
as we can't let this brave ;.
Dr. C. F. Jacobs, representing the holiday festivities.
the Civic Club, is chairman of
"Now, his burden is still ex- - i;
Santa Claus will be on hand
for the occasion. Other features tremely great. He is in constant '
of the program include drawing attendance by his wife due (to the
for a color TV set and singing of mechanical equipment necessary, V
Christmas carols. The public, par for him to breathe; he 'can only
Slight improvement was noted ticularly children, is invited.
turn his head, but courage, and
Thursday in the condition of Mrs.
The Woman's Club is providing hope and his joy of living. is an
Marshall Floore, Sr., Jefferson- decorations
and the Younger inspiration."
town clubwoman, who is serious- Woman's Club and the Homemak
Members of the committee art
ly ill in St. Joseph Infirmary of ers Club will supply treats. The the Rev. William D. Martin
complications following an oper- Optimist Club is to provide the chairman; the Rev. James Emrich,
ation. She appears to be resting indoor tree, the Rotarians are the Rev. John A. .Kirstein and
easier, but remains under an cleaning the building and Louis the Rev. James Walker, Contri-- v
oxygen tent, members of the fam- Harfung will provide the light- butions may be sent to member:
ing. A standing tree on the ex- - of. the committee. .
In a 11th hour settlement, the
Jeffersontown Water & Sewerage
Commission and James L. Butler
Wednesday came to term's on a
proposal to provide the commis
sion an easement for construe
tion of an
between the old and new sewage
Trial of a condemnation suit in
the case had been docketed for
Thursday in County Court
It was pointed out that Butler
"Christmas is for Everyone" is
the subject of the sermon to be owns property immediately ad
delivered at 11 a.m. Sunday by joining the old plant and a
the Rev. M. R. CostanzO, past t. strip- was required for the outfall
line. Other property owners pre
viously had accepted the com'
Mine Detector Fails
Because all sewage lines lead
to the old plant, the outfall line
To Locate Lost Ring
is necessary to convey the sewage on the the new plant now
A mine detecting squad from
Fort Knox made an unsucessful Gene construction.
Snyder, who handled the
search Monday for a gold ring
negotiations lor the commission,
lost last summer by T. J. Max- did
not reveal the settlement
terms. Butler originally
Maxwell, of 211 Marlin Drive, sougnt more
lost the ring while he was mowing grass at 2 I Marlin Drive
where he formeiy lived.
The ring, set with garnet, was
a Christmas present 22 years ago
"History of the Jeffersontown
from his parents, now deceased.
Club will be reviewed by W. T.
Following the loss, Maxwell Settles, a charter member, at next
and neighborhood children comb- Thursday's meeting of the Rotary
ed the area for the ring without Club in the Methodist Church
AID THE CENTER DRIVE NOW!
(Telephone W. T. Settles at Jeffersontown 5638)
G.I. Joe Post No. 244, AmeriThe following business and
dvic organizations and Individ- can Legion.
Kentucky tiuilders Supply Comuals have expressed their wholehearted support of Jeffersontown pany.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Jones.
Area Community Center with
Jeffersontown Ministerial Assubstantial contributions.
Jeffersontown Masonic Lodge.
Bank of Jeffersontown.
Younger Woman's Club.
Engineering Service, Inc.
Jeffersontown Area Recreation
Ormsby Dry Goods.
Rotary Club of Jeffersontown.
Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Bishop.
Optimist Club of Jeffersontown.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene E.
Settles Sales & Service.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Crawford
Mr. and Mrs. C. Morton Hanna.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gregg.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse ,W. Crume.
Dr. and Mrs. S. L. Clarkson.
Jeffersontown Volunteer Fire
Yeager's Food Market
Cream Top Creamery.
Morris Indoor Garage.
M. G. Snyder, Attorney.
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Bowen.
Mr. and Mrs. James W. Dash-iel- l,
Mr. and Mrs. E, S. Keltner.1
Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Ply-ma-
i. Shannon Stone.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Racel ;
Mrs. Bainbridge Richardson.
G. I. Joe Auxiliary No. 244.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Test
The Jefferson Reporter.
Dr. and Mrs.. E. C. Bryant, Jri.
Bruce's Nursing Home.
Mr. and Mrs. John T. OrlahdL,
Mrs. Harvey Saxton.
Jeffersontown Area Civic
E. H. Bickel..'
Auto Associate Stored
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Brent- Ungei.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred P. Weber.
Myers Funeral Home.
Judge and Mrs. Macauley
Mr. and Mrs. George H. Spatz.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Dick- erson.
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Bryan.
Black's Texaco Service Station.
Blue Motor Coach Lines.
Mr. and Mrs. James B. Eddie- Courier-JournPhoto man.
Ray Horton TV Service."
SPRAWLING SERIES OF BUILDINGS shown above Is lh archlieii's conception of th
East Jefferson County Demo
High and Senior High Schools upon completion sometime In
f lure. Work on the Junior high, center, is to fcegin soon and consJruclion cf the prcrsed sen-v;;- :r
R. II. Shaw Jiwjler.
Ti. rr:; t grade school
t'.awa at xlJlX
Robert E. Redman.
Freedom Hall Ckcssn
As Name Of Cclissun
At Exposition Center
Elmer Brauner and Norbert
Kleier affecting about 25 prop
erty owners on Marlin Drive and
Canterbury Drive in Charlane
Heights No. 1.
Hearing of a suit brought by
residents of Section
deferred pending outcome of the
other action. The proposal to an
nex Section 3 was proposed in
an ordinance adopted the latter
part of November.
In another matter Monday
night, the council amended a
zoning ordinance to permit commercial use of a
tract between Taylorsville Road
and Valley Drive. The lot is to
be used for storage of petroleum
In a Louisville annexation case,
the Board of Aldermen has given
first reading to an ordinance to
commercial area east of Hikes
Point. The action was taken at
a special meeting of the board
Banks and other financial institutions and governmental offices will be closed Tuesday in
observance of the Christmas holi-
Pest Qffi:3 Ejesliins
Re::rds Fcr All Types
TIIE TRUE SnitIT OF CHRISTMAS
Following an "adverse court
decision in one of the cases in
Dids totaling $1,124,676 have volved, the Jeffersontown City
A plan to spend almost $10,- r cri, received by the. Jefferson Council Monday night repealed 000,000 in Louisville and Jefferson County in 1957 and 1958 in
County Board of Education for three ordinances proposing to
' construction of the new
and 3 of an expansion program was reSections 1,
vealed this week as hearing on
Idsmith Junior High School on Charlane Heights.
Goldsmith Lane. .
The council, however, passed the application of the Southern
It is hoped thatch building final bills annexing 16 acres on Bell Telephone & Telegraph Com
be ready lor occupancy nexx Middletown Road and a tract con- pany to increase rates was open
E.tember. It will adjoin the taining 40 houses on Billtown ed at Frankfort by the State Pub
lic Service Commission.
present elementary school on a Road near Watterson Road.
site the board owns. Con
Preliminary action on the latThe company is seeking a $4,- t 'xuction of a senior high school ter annexation proposals was 707,800 increase in annual rev
ca the same property is planned taken in November. Final action enue. In addition to the proposed
y. hen finances are available.
followed a lapse of 30 days dur- expansion in Louisville and Jef
Richard Van Hoose, superintend ing which no remonstrance suits ferson County, Homer G. Bar- dent of schools, said buildings were filed.
tee, vce president and general
housing all 12 grades on one site
In the adverse ruling on the manager of the company's state
is new to the county school sys Charlane Heights case, Circuit operations, said the utility plans
".torn but "not unique." He cited Judge Stuart E. Lampe said the to spend almost $54,000,000 in
many advantages of such a set City f Jeffersontown had failed Kentucky during the two-yeup, saying the multiple use of to prove the subdivision area's period.
.facilities should make the school prosperity would be "materially
A breakdown of the Louisville
dollar go further. There would retarded" if the annexation does and Jefferson County figures for
one kitchen not go through.
. be one heating plant,
1957 and 1958 in that order folUnder the state statutes, the lows:
and adequate parking space, he
burden of proof falls upon the
Louisville, $2,589,300 and $5,- municipality when 75 or more 457,800; Anchorage, $25,000 and
The three schools would
per cent of residents of the area $163,200;
ate separately, but with
Fern Creek, $268,600
He said the administra- in question do not desire annexa and $215,000; Harrods Creek,
tive system will include a head tion. There is no appeal from $70,000 and $123,000; Jefferson
Judge Lampe's ruling, attorneys town, $170,000
prinoipal serving as
and $98,000; Okofor all 12 grades and assistant said.
lona, $55,000 and $326,000, and
This suit was brought by Gil
, principals for grades
Pleasure Ridge Park. $118,500 and
six and for grades seven through bert M. Peet, Conrad Nunnelly,
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