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THE JBFFEESONIAN, DEVCTED ENTIRELY TO JEFfi'Efc&M COUNTY'
April IE, 1920
Jefferson County Boy Climbs Up to
Important Government Post
(By The Jeffersonian
Local Staff Correapomlent of Fairmount.)
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We have on hand a "Lally
Light" Farm Lighting Plant which
we will sell and install at a big re-
This plant was used for only
three days during Xmas holidays.
It carries full guarantee; can be
seen at our store.
Labor Saving Appliance
309 Outhrie Street,
.lust received a car load, including the several
varieties in the celebrated Ford line. This supply,
which we bought before the price advanced, won't
can come out of nothing, 'til tail If a person spends all
he will have NOTHING left
His bank balance will VANISH. His tide of fortune may ebb suddenly, tragi: ally. He turns to his bank in VAIN. Nothing can come
oat of nothing. Such a person should BLOT OUT his extravagances.
This is the tunc to lUrt. Stop wasting your money NOW.
can help yon.
Time To Get
Potato and Corn Grower
at our place.
DAVIS & SON
RECEIVED FRESH DAILY
Word has been received here by from his father who was himself a
friend;: of Robert Lee Maddox of his teacher, and at the early age of 18
further promotion in the service of years he was chosen to assist his fnth- the United States Government.
er in a large echool, but his father
The president lias recommended becoming ill he ass umed all responsi-biltiin the school and conducted it
lo the senate Mr Maddox's appointment to the position of Purchasiru; to n successful close.
Opportunity Thru Merit System
Atfent of the Post Office Department
of tha U. S. government.
ranies with it the annual expendi- new Civil Service Law were now atture of millions of dollars and it re- tracting many of the younpr. The
quires the most uccurate knowledge Merit system by competitive exam- of every detail of the postal system ination opened the way to those in- of the government;
All of Lee's old
to seek them and through this
friends here rejoice to see such high method of merit and not of favor
honors fall upon him ami all who as of yore, Mr. Maddox was made a
know him well feel assured that in clerk in t lie Louisville Post Office,
this, ns in all his business affairs, he He hud previously taken a compet-will lie faithfud to his tras1, and will itive examination for entrance to
bring futhor honor on to his good West Point Military Academy, he en- name.
tered West Point in June 18H(i but
As a boy, Lee wns ever faithful resigned the following October and
an;! true, always impressed with the returned to his work in the Louisville
mcredneil of a trust reposed in his Post Office, In December IK80 Mr.
he it email or great, and Maddox, through a comnetitive exam
coupling this sense of duty with his ination, was appointed to n $1,000
energy ot purpose no nas ever suc- - clerkshio m the Division of Foreign
coedi d in all his undertakings.
Mails of the Post Office Department
Was Born Near Fairmount
From this position
Robert Lee Maddox was born near he was soon promoted to that of
The Jefferson County Bank
OHIO RIVER FISH
Get this Fertilizer in any amount
P. O. DEPT. PURCHASING AGENT
he was honorably admitted to the
bar of the court of appeals of his
native stae, Kentucky
In Europe During War
His next promotion was to the
office of Superintendent of Foreiirn H. N. REUBELT.
Mails, which office he held at the out President
break of the world war. A short
time after our country declared war
on Germany Mr. Maddox was sent to
r.uropo to arrange matters with th
authorities there so that our troop- might be able to keep in close
munication with the home folks. He
spent from June until November in
Europe and his work was so satis,
factory thai he received the com
mendation both of General I'ershini:
and of the French Army Postal Ser
vice. Upon his return to the Unite
States Mr. Maddox wns made Chief
Portal Censor and chairman of the
Censorship Hoard of the U. S.
which had supervision over
and control of all communications
whether by mnil, telegraph or radio.
Mr. Maddox gave his entirp time to
this, one of the most dericate yet im
nortant ousts, of the government
during the war. He continued as
Fnirmount, Jefferson county, Ken Assistant Superintendent of Foreign .chairman of this board until it wa
tucky, October 8, 1865 and he has Mails, in me mean-tim- e
to further dissolved by order of President Wilmade this county his legal residence perfect, himself for his
Mr. son, following the signing of the
ever since. He is h son of John W. Maddox had obtained a diploma Armistice.
J' nil the late Lucretia
Shaw Maddox from the Siiencerian Business Colleire
He was then
to the poand a nephew of Mrs. Mary Hall of and later a degree of Bachelor of sition as Superintendent of Foreign
Law from Columbia Universitv. and Mails, which office he held until he
Mr. Maddox received
his early 'later still the Master of Law degree assumed the new one of Post Office
training in the public school and from the same Institution.
In 1!)00 Purchasing Agent.
We have a full stock on hand,
LAKE AND OCEAN FISH
Spanish Mackerel Roe Shad, Etc.
BARDST0WN ROAD AND BUECHEL NEWS.
honor of Mr. Norman Heckman of
TO BE SEASON'S LAST Maryland. Those present were: Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Borders, Miss FlorAssociation will meet Friday, April ence Alois, Messrs Robert Barnett
88 at 2:30 oclock at Hikes school and N. J. Heckman.
house. This will bo the last meeting
Miss Klmira Brooks is expected
of the season and all ladies are urged nmio arter spending the winter in
to be present. It is the mother's 'iVnnwoe Miss
rnks I tie
duty, no matter how busy, to attend jar. r of Mrs. Ernest K. Miller of
ut least once a month, and the after- Kr Ceek.
noon is well spent with other mothers
and our children's teachers.
Visitors Wf di esday ut dinner. Those invited
are always welcome.
Mesdcmes Charlei Hart, Vernon
Thompson, J. H. Shively, Fielden
Frederick, Orville Stivers, Dorothy
Citizens Want Road Opened
A mass meeting largely
attended! Jackson Stivers and Vewion Thomp-- ,
was held at Hikes school house Mon- son.
day night. The object was to have
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Koellner
a passage way for the traffic along entertained Tuesday in honor nf Mm
Bardstown Road', now Impassable be John Becker and Miss Mary Edwards
cause of work being done on various of Buffalo, N. Y. Their
bridges and culverts. The road is eluded Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dahl, Mr.
closed from Watterson Pike Station and Mrs. Roy McDougall, Mrs.
to Meyer Lane a distance of more Charles Moran,Jtflss Christine Mor-an- ,
Messrs James McDongall, Eugene
than th ree miles, and1 traffic is compelled to go five or six miles out of and Carl Koellner and Lawrence
the way to reach the city.
Mr. and Mrs. Ccorge Hawes enMrs. Henry Hikes is on the sick tertained Sunday in honor of Mr.
Emory Hawes and wife.
Mrs. T. A. Aulsebrook andi Mrs. L.
The following delegates
Fairview Christian Church spent Fri- S. Jamison were callers Tuesday at
prea Johnson, who
day at the Orphan's Home, Mrs. tne nome oi
Walter Williams, Mrs. J. B. Seay, Mrs has been very ill at her home on the
George Hawes, MisBes Edith Williams Ferndale road.
Zilpha nmfi Mary Miller, Ella Alvia
Mr. and Mis. J. B. Standiford had
and Ruth Rommel.
as dinner quests Sunday Mr and Mrs
Mr. Russell Frederick
of Detroit W. B. Crenshaw of Mt. Washington,
visited relatives here last week, and Mrs. Mollie Zilphart, Mrs. Ida Standiby his wife and ford, Mrs. Addle Connella, Messrs
little son back home, where they will Russell Miller, Hugh Boydi and James
make their future home.
Mr. N. J. Hackman of Baltimore
Miss Minnie Vogt has returned to
Maryland, gave a theatre patry at the Richmond College after a short visit
Mary Anderson in honor of Miss with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. E.
Viola Borders, one evening last week. vogt.
The Ladies Aidl will meet at the
Miss Zilpha Miller WM agreeably
homo of Mrs. H. HikeB and Miss Ger- surprised Saturday night by a large
trude Hikes this Thursday afternoon. number of her friends, complimenMiss Viola Borders entertained at tary to her bithdsy anniversary
6 oclock dinner Thursday evening in
Seigts DsmeUnd Otto 8ul!ivan
Corner Brook and Market Sts., Louisville, Ky.
Fire is Accidental
Decay is Certain,
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gave a theatre party Saturday night
in honor of Misses Rose Marsh and
Mrs. H. P. Schneider entertained
a number of ladies nt dinner on
Thursday, the occasion of her birthday anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Yann and
Miss Lucille Yann entertained informally on Thursday evening.
Mr .and Mrs. Spats and family
have taken possession of the Beckman
residence at Watterson Pike Station.
Mrs. Alois Frederick, Mrs. Charles
Kattuu and baby spent Sunday with
Mrs. Charles Zehnder.
ffl Some users of printing
save pennies by get'
ting inferior work and lose
dollars through lack of ad'
vertising value in the work
they get. Printers as a rule
charge very reasonable
prices, for none of tiiem
get rich ahhough nearly
all of them work hard.
Gloe your printing to
a good printer and sat money.
Our Printing Is
building; covered with our famous Belco
Roofing eliminates all roof troubles. It is
made of the very best felt and asphalt compo-
sition and will wear like a man's leather boot.
continuous galvanized cleats make it
as well as water-proo- f.
Come in and let us demonstrate to you the
quality of this piece of goods.
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Jack Will Make the Season
iv20ar my stable one
mile south of Okolona,
Ky.,on the Preston Street
the M. L. Cooper
nis Is a splendid
Jack and has quite a
number of colts in the
county, and they are the
Cash or $15 to Insure a Colt
W. G. LANDERS, Owner