ONLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED ENTIRELY TO THE INTERESTS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY
Jefferson town, Jefferson County, Ky., Thursday, April 20, 8911.
Vol. 4. No. 44
of the union. I have a great many
beautiful views, I will gladly show
my 'friends on my return home.
will close by wishing the Jeffersonian
success, and with kindest wishes to
sonian, as several of us had had a
friendly but spirited dispute about
just when and why Kaster came. One
lady felt sure it never came in
March: another equally as sure that
it did: another agreed with both, or Beautiful Land of Sunshine and
A Lot of Interesting News About
neither: while the fourth gave us the
facts just as the one from Buechel
The People of Dry Ridge.
did. We get up many arguments
over the phone, and the phone and
The Jeffersonian are the two things Mrs. M, E. Shafar, of Jeffersontown, Writes
School Closes Next Friday
the people of Dry Ridge could not do
of Her Trip in a Very Entertaining
having a new roof iut
hi handsome old Colonial home,
and when this is completed a
stranger might easily think it a new
house, although three generations of
the Carrithers "family have lived
there. But it was built of such good
material and so well have they cared
it looks as well,
for it that
imagine. as it did when it was built,
some lifty years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Reid wont to
King's church yesterday and dined
with Mr. and Mrs. Dave Wigginton,
who also entertained a number of
Wigginton spent Satur-
day with her sister,
Mr. and Mrs. Krvie Parte visited
Dob Reid and family Saturday.
Mr. Arthur Tyler and family. Mr.
Adam Shake, wife and little son
pent Sunday with Mr. Demus Shake
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Doston took
their son. Daul, to Dr. Cheatham, of
Louisville, to have his eyes treated
for St. Vitus dance, the last of
He will return home today.
We houe speedy cure may be etTect-ed- .
Reid and Mrs. M. G.
l'.oston spent Tuesday afternoon with
Mrs. Krvie Paris.
Hope is spending
several days here with her niece,
Mrs. Billie Carrithers.
Mr. and Mrs. Burdine Bridwell
spent their Kaster with the latter s
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Dave
Master Roy Hardmau, of the Highlands, spent the Kaster vacation
with his relatives here.
Messrs. D. V. Wigginton, Lew
and Burdine Bridwell spent
Saturday in the city.
Mr. .Ino. Drake, our much liked and
greatlv trusted friend, still runs his
market wagon once in every few
weeks. We are glad to see him pass
along on his way to the city as he
has been doing this for about twenty-livyears or more. He has a kind
word for every man. woman and
child he meets, and can couut his
friends by the score.
The lodge of the Modern Brotherhood of America met at our school-hous- e
last Saturday night and initiated Mr. Kdgar Francis and Mr. Hollo-waThis lodge appears to be in a
flourishing condition, and we have
great hopes that it will prove a
success both in asocial and financial
Mr. and Mrs. Hickman Harris
spent Sunday with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Harris.
Mrs. M. G. Boston and daughter
spent Saturday afternoon most pleasantly with Mrs. Burdine Bridwell and
Mrs. Roy Reid and Miss Annie Reid
entertained Mrs. Dave Wigginton
and little daughters, Mrs. W. W.
Reid and little son, Mr. and Mrs. D.
P. Wigginton and Mrs. M. G. Boston
The day was
one day recently.
Our school closes next Friday. Mr.
Guy Mills, our teacher, has certainly
tried to get the children to learn,
and to do his duty in every way. His
kind, jolly nature makes him friends
wherever he goes. If we are so
fortunate as to secure him again, we
shall be glad: if not we hope his lines
will fall in pleasant places, and that
success will attend him.
We feel the Spanish coin found on
Dry Ridge, that I mentioned in my
letter, rs quite young since readthat
ing in a recent Courier-Journa- l
some one in Kentucky has one that is
over four hundred years old, it being
milled before Columbus discovered
Master Paul Wigginton entertained a number of his playmates last
We were all made glad by receiving nice Easter cards, and are thankful to the one that sent in the facts
about Easter in last week's Jeffer- -
People You Know.
ed at dinner Sunday, the occasion being the birthday anniversary of Mr.
Mark Smyser and also a family reunion. Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Appegate and family.
Mr. and Mrs. George Smyser and
family, of Okolona, Mr. a id Mrs.
Mason Seebolt, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest
Smyser, of Louisville, Mr. Willard
Smyser, of Okolona, and Miss Preida
Drescher, of Hikes' Point. All present spent a delightful day and wish
Mr. Smyser many more happy birthdays.
Successful Sale of Cakes.
We wish to thank all those who so
kindly contributed cakes to our
Methodist Ladies' Aid: also those
who were so ready to purchase them.
All the cakes were sold around town
thereby avoiding the trouble and expense of going to the city.
Mas. Harry Hi'.mmkn.
Okolona, April 10. Mr. and Mrs.
J. E. Smyser delightfully entertain-
Colonial Home of Mr. Carrithers
Dry Ridge, April
Surprise Party Given to Mrs.
$1.00 Per Year
in honor of her sixteenth birthday by
a number of her young friends.
Bro. George F. Tinsley, of Lexington, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Briscoe and family Saturday
Bro. Tinsley tilled his
regular appointment at Newburg
Christian church Sunday. The text
of the morning service was, "The
Resurrection" and the evening text
Other Items of Passing
Miss Virginia Westerman is visiting her aunt. Mrs. G. Harvey Frey.
Born, to the wife of George Young,
Jr., a son. Name George Washington.
Buechel. April 17. Mrs. Georgia
Miss Mavma Kaiser is the guest of
Wheeler, Mrs. Fannie Lake and Miss Mrs. Clarence Bryan this week.
Rubie Mitchell spent Monday with
Mr. and Mrs. ("has. C. Nalley enMrs. Susan Kaufman.
tertained Kaster Sunday with a deM rs. Fannie Lake and little Thomas
lightful dinner in honor of t heir son,
and Sarah and Miss Rubie Mitchell, William II.. who has been absent
of Owensboro, have been visiting from home for three months. Covers
Mrs. Lake's mother, Mrs. M. Sander- - were laid tor the following: Messrs.
Adams. Ernest Wat kins. Berson. ine past weew.
Lake City, Fla., April 8. As
still in this beautiful little city of
lakes, I will endeavor to write a few
lines, as so many of my friends have
insisting on my writing about my
trip. No doubt many of your readers
will be surprised to hear that I am
still in the beautiful city of lakes
and land of Mowers. Can any thing
be more beautiful than these glorThere was quite an enjoyable Sur- nard Gratzer, Joe Blair, Robert
ious spring days, the fragrance
prise given to Mrs. Sanderson last Gratzer, Joe and William Nalley.
orange blossoms, the blushing
Sunday when her daughters all gath- Misses Louise Fowler, Angela. GratzI
lilac, and the voluptuous rose?
ered at her home wjth baskets over- er. Kathleen Fowler. Henrietta and
Set For To- wonder if we appreciate the beauties
flowing. Those present were Mrs. ('. Luella Nalley.
Mrs. T. S. Skiles and daughter, Miss
of nature, all around us, in this little Are Plentiful Among Well Known L. Wheeler, Mr. and Mrs. James
Sadie, visited Mrs. Carrie Whistler
city, which nestles amid the lakes,
Kaufman, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Kaufon Thurs"Saints."
when- crystal waters, are overshadman, Mrs. Sallie Moore and sou. John, and Miss Kmma Whistler
owed by the mighty oaks,
Misses Mamie Robinson and Amy
Misses Krnma and Mary Fegenbush
graceful festoons of Spanish moss.
Smith. Mr. 1). Smith, of New Albany,
Mass Meeting Held Last Saturday Results
were charming hostesses at a party
Here dwells the mocking bird which,
Mr. Kmilis Smith, Mr. Louis Murry,
A. B. C. Reports Many Weddings of Popular
Town Will be Divided
iu Much Good
not content singing its melodious
Mr. Kmmitt Miller, Mr. Harry Wheel- Saturday evening given in honor
their nieces, Misses Freda and Core- Interesting Letter
Young Peoplnotes by day, but in the still hour of
er and Mrs. Mollie Conn.
Into Districts and Given Cleaning.
delia Fegenbush. Those present
the night, sounds its say to the fair
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Miles and chil-deFrom St. Matthews.
were Misses Rosa Christen. Mayme
moon that just now shines resplen-dentlwho have been spending the
Kaiser, Gertrude Hikes. Elizabeth
in the heavens.
winter in their appartmeots in Cher- Skiles, Emma Whistler, Dorothy
The mass meeting of the citizens
In February I spent a week in
will move to their beautiful
Df Jeffersontown and vicinity called
have the okee,
Skiles. Sarah Mills, Cleone Summers,
St. Matthews, April 17.
met my friend,
country home iu Buechel the lirst of
Isabelle Maple, Sadie Skiles, Edith
for last Saturday afternoon by the Mrs.
now, of saying, "I told
l'earee, from Jeffersontown. satisfaction
Fegenbush. Florence Roggenkamp,
Commercial Club was postponed from We
you so." The Kaster weddings are
visited the Ostrich farm, and
The handsome new home of F. J. Messrs. Russell Seay. Norburne
230 o'clock to 730 on account of the saw those monstrous birds which one on schedule time. Friday evening,
Johnson being completed the family Williams,
to show to
church being too light
can ride and drive in harness like at eight o'clock at the
have taken up their permineht resi- Whistler, Fieldon Frederick, John
Mr. John Blair
horses, and from there Pablo Beach, Presbyterian church
A large crowd gathered and an en
greatest resorts in Florida. and Miss Bessie Flint were united in Miss Gertrude Hikes entertained Long, George Kanzler, Fred Graft,
one of the
Chester Whistler, Hugh Summers
thusiastic meeting was held. W. .1. We then went to South Jacksonville, marriage. The bride dressed in pure
Semonin, president of the club, prewhite was certainly the youngest on Tuesday evening Miss Kmma and Chester Kaiser.
across the St. John's river. In the'
Miss Rosa Christen entertained at
looking little girl Whistler and J. Edwin Johnson.
sided and the principal speakers
valley of St. John's river, the palm and most innocent
Mrs. J. W. Summers. Miss Cleonc dinner Sunday Misses
A. Stratton and Miss
were Mrs. John
family flourish like the green bay I ever saw taking such
Emily Yunker. of the Louisville Out
groom was also in the and Hugh Summers spent Tuesday Skiles and Mayme Kaiser.
tree. The cabbage palm or palmetto vows. The
Rev. H. R. evening in Kenil worth, the guest of
door League. Their talks were very is
cultivated along avenues and car- morning of life. The
Wedding Announcement a Joke.
practical and were well received. riage drives as an ornamental shade Laird's ceremony was most impres- Bro. and Mrs. F. L. Hall.
Mr. and Mrs. .I.N. Struck had as
brevity notice in last
A three-linMiss Yunker brought out a number
palmetto leaves be- sive. Mrs. Henry Halm played their guests Easter Sunday Miss Kmof beautiful tree, the broad
week's Jeffersonian announced the
of stereopticon pictures
ing in great demand for fans, fancy beautifully the wedding march
wedding engagement of Mr. Coleman
lawns and places in Louisville that
Wednesday, April 19th, will witness ma Whistler and Kdward Whistler.
hats, and a coarse wrapping
Miss Lillian Hart entertained on Shenks to Miss Anna Gellhaus. We
had been beautilied oy the school
the marriage of Miss Kmma Schoeffel
paper made of the palmetto fibre.
children in the city. The machine Jacksonville is a beautiful city: some and Kdward Haberlin at the home of Sunday afternoon and evening Miss- have been requested to correct the
es Freda Kaiser, Sadie Sidles. Vir- statement, as a friend of this popubelonged to Mr. Wm. Lucas, who
lovely parks. I the bride. This is a popular young ginia Hart and Barbara Hardmier,
operated the elegant homes and
kindly came out and
lar couple sent the notice to this pamust not forget the alligators; my couple and we are glad they
Messrs. John Kan.ler and Fred per as a joke, and there was no
machine without compensation.
friend, Mrs. Pearce, is'going to take reside in this
A more enthusiastic meeting was
truth in the announcement. Why
This week will also unite in mar- Gratl.
one a small one home with her.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Busatfa will people will insist upon playing jokes
never held in Jeffersontown. After There are some very large ones here, riage Mr. Will Claxon and Miss Edna
the program was rendered, plans for one of the largest in the state. I Littrel, a Worthington couple, who move into their pretty new bungalow of this kind on their friends is bein a few days.
clean-uyond the comprehension of The
day were arranged. Friday,
came home delighted with my visit. will make their home at Worthing They display great
Miss Maggie Boeder entertained Jeffersonian.
April 21, begining at 7 o'clock a. m.
thankAfter a week's rest Mrs. Pearce ton, for which we are indeed
on Monday evening in honor of her ignorance and implicate the publishwas the time set for the work. Citi
and myself went to St. Augustine, ful.
brother, George Rocrter, of Danville. ers in their please and
zens of the town and community im
keep your jokes
On April 25th at the Highland
We were there
quaint old city.
Miss Alta Smith was given a sur among yourselves.
We have plenty
mediately ottered their services and the days and visited many places of Presbyterian church Mr. Hamilton
prise party on Wednesday evening of our own.
wagons, teams, etc. The ladies were
Ormsby Herr and Miss Caroline
interest. Fort Marion, very ancient,
much in evidence and promised to do on
the Matanza river, is an impor- Dulaucy Lee, will be married.
their part of the work. Misses tant Spanish relic originally built in groom's brother, Robert Herr, will
Theresa McDermott and Louise 1565; was destroyed in l)H(i and the act as best man and the maid of
Owings, teachers in the public school,
present fort was finished in 1750. We honor and on!v attendant of the
and Miss Mary folk, ottered their
did not fail to go through the dun- bride will be, Miss Aileen Maren.
services to take charge of squads of geons and to the top of its watch This young couple will make their
children and help clean up the tower.
We visited Dr. Garnett's home in Macon, Miss.
streets and alleys. Chas. D. Tyler orange grove, the School for the A stag dinner will be given Mr.
promised to see Magistrate ('has. C.
Deaf, Dumb and Blind, the olJ Herr at Cresent Hill Wednesday
Wheeler and get his permission to Spanish Cathedral and many of the by Dr. Choate, one of his ushers.
use the road scraper on this day,
oldest houses. One is said to be the Mr. Hamilton Herr is one of our St.
and J. C. Bruce promised to get the oldest house in the United States. Matthews boys of whom we are
road sweeper and furnish teams for The floors are stone, and the stair- quite proud.
same. L. C. Owings agreed to fur- way
Miss Mary Houston, of Margan- is of solid mahogany, while the
nish a wagon and team and man for
rafters are of red cedar. The streets lield Ky., is visiting Mrs. J ulc
one day or more, as did K. R. Sprowl
are very narrow, some of them being
and W. J. Semonin. Quite a number only twelve and lifteen
10 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.
feet wide, Mrs. Logan, of Shelby ville, is visit
of men, women and children voluning her daughter, Mrs. John Finley.
while one is but seven feet in width.
Atlas Chick Peed.....'
teered their services for the day.
The measles is gradually disap
We went through the old slave
Hen or Scratch Feed . 25
The Commercial Club has offered a
market and through the old ceme pearing for lack of new victims. All
prize of 15.00 in gold for the best
Atlas Crushed Shells (Fine,
tery where stones mark the resting of the sick of this disease are im
Medium and Course J
cleaned premises, and quite a num- place of some
proving rapidly after a serge of four
that were laid to rest.
have entered the contest.
Atlas Mica Crystal Grit
nearly four hundred years ago. An- weeks.
Judges will be named by the presiMrs. Scott Miller and family have
other great place, was the fountain
dent of the club. Those desiring t of youth, and we drank water out of returned to their home at Spring- 24.00
Cracked Corn (Screened)
compete for the prize must enter
the well, which is well preserved to lale. We are delighted to have our
their names with Misses McDermott the present day. Many tourists go old neighbors agaiu which makes Atlas Alfalfa
or Owings or Messrs. Alcock. Tyler
Atlas Beef Meal
this an ideal neighborhood.
there and drink of the water and it.
or Krdmau, committee, before to47.00
This epedemic of marriages to re
is said, that is the
We took port this week has left me without
Misses McDermott and Owings
several trips up the Matanza river space for other news.
sprang a little surprise on the
A. B. C.
Atlas Stock Feed.
away a large to North Beach, in the
gathered shells from the seashore,
Atlas Cotton Seed Meal .. .. 35
Epidemic of Measles.
number of Catalpa trees to each and went
then to South Beach where
Atlas Beef Scraps
family represented at the meeting.
There has been an epidemic of
we saw the lighthouse, which is
The trees were donated by Levy
high. Several days afterwards measles in Jeffersontown for several
Bros., of Louisville.
I went to White Springs, a great weeks. It has not been alarming,
A great day is expected in Jeffer-tow47.50
where hundreds of but quite a number of the children
Kverybody inter- mineral spring
have the disease at present.
people visit the year round. It
Canada Field Peas
ested in the health of the community
on the famous Swawnee five children of Wm Black, Freda
and in the beautifying of the town is
We carry in stock a full line of the Old and ReHable
river and the flow of water, which is Baumlisberger, and Mr. Arthur
requested to be on hand promptly at seiphur, is 32,400 gallons per minute, Wheeler are down with the measles
Cyphers Incubators, Brooders and other Foultry Supplies.
" o'clock Friday morning, April 21,
with a beautiful four story bath and Luella Tyler, daughter of Frank
on the public square with brooms,
house built over the spring. Th Tyler, Is very ill with the same dis
rakes, wagons, horses, etc., and help scenery along the Swawnee
river is ease; little Mary Bridwell, daughter
clean the streets and alleys.
perfectly grand, it reminding one of of Arch Bridwell, is also ill with
that old familiar soug, "Away down measles. There are a few other
Another Spanish Coin Resurrected.
on the Swawnee river," and unless cases that have not been reported
Our Dry Ridge corresponent seems
you have heard the "Swawnee us.
to have "started something" when
she told us about the oldSpanish coin River" sung by a negro choir
Services at Cedar Springs
that was found in that community. have not heard it at all. I could
Elder G. G. Taylor, of Valdosta,
Tuesday, Mr. Ben J. Williams, of write page after page of the quaint
will preach at Cedar
Buechel. told us that he had found a old citv. but for fear I tire vou out
Spanish coin on his place, which is will close. I think it all well worth
morning. April 2il,
dated 1780. Can any one go one bet
visit to St. Augustine irom any part at 11 o'clock. Everyone invited
Poultry and Stock Food
SOUTHERN SEED COMPANY