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dflMscq pocked filled as necdved TRUTH BHALL HAKE YOU FREE -! And herein do I exercise ll to hare always a conscience void of offense toward God. and toward men. Acts 24:16. LLL112 my-le- Vol. 48 44 YEARS I- OF SERVICE TO AN INDEPENDENT COUNTY NEWSPAPER ESTABLISHED JUNE 1907 No. 16 JEFFERSON Boy, 14, Killed Registration for approximately 19,500 children in the Jefferson County public school system will begin Tuesday, according to James L. Sublett, director of instruction. The 3 total is expected to be 2.000 in excess of last year's. All county elementary schools begin registration Tuesday with the hope of beginning classes Wednesday. However, some of the schools expect the period to run over the allocated time. . 1952-195- Sublett announced the following schedule for county high schools: Eastern Tuesday, 11th and 12th grades; Wednesday, ninth and 10th, and Thursday, seventh and eighth. Fern Creek Tuesday, seventh, eighth and ninth; Wednesday, 10th, 11th and 12th. Valley Tuesday, ninth and 12th; Wednesday, 10th and 11th, and Thursday, seventh and eighth. Tuesday, 10th, 11th Southern and 12th, and Wednesday, sev- enth, eighth and ninth. Classes start in all the high schools Friday with the exception of Southern and Fern Creek where they begin Thursday with completion of registration Wednesday. Major Changes The major changes in the county system this year is the addition of the seventh grade to and Greathouse, the latter in St. Matthews. This was done to relieve congestion in Eastern at Middletown despite construction of the new Stivers school near St. Matthews. Mrs. Ruth Osborne, a teacher at 20 years, is to be principal of the new school. Stivers school, The Great--hou- 480-pu- se Tuesday when he fell beneath the wheels of his father's ice truck in the parking lot of a grocery store at Shelbyville and Fairmeade Roads. The boy was attempting to jump on the running board of the moving truck. The right rear wheel ran over his head. His father, William L. Fawbush, was the driver. He, Gene and a stepson, Robert Fawbush, had just completed the delivery. Other survivors are his mother, Mrs. Mae Gilbert Fawbush; his Stivers Visits With stepmother, Mrs. Ola Fawbush; three brothers, William L. FawFormer Students At bush, Jr., Tom Fawbush and Steve Fawbush; two sisters, Mrs. Bullitt County Meet Doris Johnson and Miss Jane Fawbush; a stepsister, Miss Mary "Everyone seemed to enjoy it very much. It was a great day," Catherine Fawbush, and his grandmother, Mrs. Dolly Gilbert. commented Orville J. Stivers, Funeral services were held at Buechel, at the conclusion of a 2 p.m. Thursday in the Middle-tow- n reunion, at Cupio, Bullitt County, Baptist Church. Interment Sunday which was attended by was in Cave Hill Cemetery. 200 persons. Stivers, for 40 years superintendent of Jefferson County Council For Retarded schools until his retirement in 1950, formerly taught at Nichols Children To Conduct and Highland Schools in Bullitt Autumn Class Series County. He occupied the pulpit at Knob Creek Union Church before joinThe second series of classes for ing in a basket dinner on the retarded children will open the church grounds. Approximately first week of October under spon50 of those present attended sorship of the Council for Retardschool under the veteran instruc- ed Children of Jefferson County. tor. The first series was held this A similiar reunion was held summer in quarters provided by last year and ideas to make the the Louisville Board of Educaevent an annual affair were ex- tion. pressed. Council members are seeking f a place to hold the fall classes. Final plans are to be discussed Funeral Held Monday at a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 11, at the For Theodore Self, 60 Y.M.C.A., Third Street and Broadway. Mrs. David Morris, 415 Fair-law- n Theodore D. Self, 60, former Road, council secretary, dealer, Middletown hardware died Friday in his home at Lake said a membership drive is unWales, Fla., where he had lived der way to make the organiza eight years. He was a member tion self sustaining. It was or of St. George Lodge of Masons ganized in February by the Kenand Brilliant Star chapter, Order tucky Association for Mental of Eastern Star, and formerly Health. Persons interested in the coun was president of the Middletown cil and rk, are requested Civic Club. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. to contact Mrs. Morris. Clara Gunther Self; two daughters, Mrs. K. K. Arrington, MidZoning Board Denied dletown, and Mrs. L. R. Whit-loc- k, construction of which began barely four months ago, will be ready for occupancy Tuesday. It will also have a seventh grade. Its area takes in about half of the old Greathouse District, plus a portion of the west section of Lyndon. Despite reports to the contrary! Eastern will continue to have a seventh grade. Students from Lyndon, Middletown, Eastwood, O'Bannon, Worthington, Ballard and Clifton Heights will attend seventh grade classes at Eastern. and three grandchildren. One section of the new addiFuneral services were held at tion to Valley will be ready for use next week. The section con- 2 p.m. Monday in Pearson's tains 13 rooms and adjoins the Breckinridge Lane Funeral Home. Interment was in Resthavcn old building. Fern Creek will have its first Memorial Park. Bupply of city water this term. Final installations and connec- Mrs. Collard Dies; tions were to be completed this week. Rites Held Saturday The county system has approximately 125 new teachers, more Mrs. Mildred M. Arnold Col(Continued on Page 2) lard, 36, died at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, in her resiSenninger Burned In dence on Keys Ferry Road,, Coral Ridge. Basement Accident Surviving are her husband, Leonard Collard; her parents, Raymond Senninger, 29, a Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Arnold; five plumber, is under treatment in sisters, Mrs. Margaret Chapman, his home on Cedar Creek Road Sarasota, Fla.; Mrs. Caroline for severe burns on his limbs and Marshall, Mrs. Rosa Hutchinson, arms suffered August 17 when Mrs. Beatrice Owen and Mrs. gasoline caught fire while he was Florence Grasch; two brothers, Capt. Dallas Arnold, Jr., U. S. cleaning his basement. He spent several days in Ken- Marine Corps, and Kenneth Arnold. tucky Baptist Hospital. SenninFuneral services were held at ger was using gasoline to remove grease when the fuel was ignited 2 p.m. Saturday in the McDaniel by flames from a hot water Funeral Home. Interment was in Louisville Memorial Park. heater. HEAVYWEIGHT CLASS WINNER ty 14, Mid-- ; 9:45 a.m. aat ' y x ' AX it Rev. Lloyd Roach To Resign As Head Of Jeffersontown Church nicyclisi, 1 1 i i s.j'v. if ; L . i , - .1. of Sal. Itf 41H.DJ5J?3 1 by rf.nl BwScnm. wtw J J Ton-Lltt- er Hog Show w, Farm, home of Harry L. Swaim. Mr. and Mrs. Models included Misses Shir, ley Miller, Tyler Ai'tu Werner and Betty frentz and Mesdamcs Peyton Ray, Dan Ewing, Farland Wallen, James Morris, Ira G. White, Henry Groves and C. M. Hanna. Mrs. James Skaggs and Mrs. Crawford Meyer served punch following the show, which was sponsored by a Bardstown Road apparel shop. Mrs. Ray and Mrs. of the Berry were event. Lee Roy Gephart, 47, assistant foreman for the Pullman Company in Louisville and a former resident of Jeffersontown, died at 10 p.m. Sunday in his home, 1248 Kentucky Avenue. He was a member of the Pilgrim Lutheran Church. Survivine are his wife. Mrs. Cleo SimDSon Geohart: two sons, James Roy Gephart and William Leo Gephart; two brothers, carl Kentucky has six natural land regions. They are; the Eastern Coal Field, the Knobs, the Blue-gras- s, Th. .how Bourbon Slock Yard depart-!poo- ri the Pennyroyal, the Westof Kwrucky--i animal husbandry to encourage production of hog that ern Coal Field, and the Jackson Purchase. of lard and maximum of lean meat. S'rirVlrf J'SSa yS&Ki . FAIR , Besides his parents, Jerry, leaves two brothers, Richard Truman and Robert Truman, and three sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Brown, Baltimore; Mrs. Virginia Breaden and Mrs. Marjorie Visty. Funeral services wree held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Heady Funeral Home. Interment was in Resthaven Memorial Park. William Geoghegan and Mrs. Geoghegan, 109 Virginia Avenue, Lyndon. After a trip through the Great Smoky Mountains, Mr. and Mrs. Kessler will be at home in Louisville. Mrs. Kessler was guest of honor at a linen shower given by Misses Louise and Luella Geoghegan and a household shower by Miss Evelyn Miller at Eastwood. M DAIim fA , A vwCS N The marriage of Miss Mary Rita Altmiller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Altmiller, Buechel, and Mr. Francis H. Mers-man- n, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis H. Mersmann, will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sephouse August 26, 1902, following tember 6, in St. Bartholomew a courtship which began at the Church in Buechel. ;hteen Mile Baptist Church, Wcstport Roaci, wnere they met. The church celebrated its 100th Y anniversary the year Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Newman Kohl He is announce the engagement of Mrs. Rice were married. 75 and she is 68. They have a their daughter, Miss Mary Cason, Marvin Rice; a daughter, therine Kohl, to Mr. John A. Do- Mrs. Henrietta Fegcnbush, and laney, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. five grandchildren. John A. Delancy, of Lyndon. The weddidg is planned for Scptem- ber 6 at 9 a.m. in St. Columba Church, Louisville. ,j A i Kentucky State Fair KOIIL-DELANE- A surprise birthday dinner was given in honor of Andrew Terry, Indian Trail Road, by his wife and children, August 18. He received many nice gifts and all wished him many more happy birthdays. Ice cream and cake were served in the afternoon after which a drive out to Mr. Terry's old home place on Blue Lick Road was the ending of a perfect day. R The wedding of Miss Catherine Geoghegan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Geoghegan, and Mr. Hampton E. Kessler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kessler, of Ky., was solemnized at 8 o'clock Thursday evening, August 28, in the Lyndon Baptist Church. The Rev. Verba Krusch-wit- z Mum-fordsvil- read the double-rin- g le, Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Green cere- en- tertained Tuesday evening for Sgt. Woodrow Edwards and chilThe bride wore a gown of dren, of Fort Knox and Mr. and white organdy. Her veil of net Mrs. Claud Nesbitt, of Sturgis, was held by a Juliet cap of pearls j Ky., who are here for the Spanand she carried an orchid sur-- 1 ish American War Veterans cons. rounded by vention. Miss Louise Geoghegan was j Mr. and Mrs. Cyril H. Schmitt maid of honor wearing a gown of and Jimmie called Saturday green organdy. The bridesmaid, afternoon to see Mr. and Mrs. F. Miss Evelyn Miller, was gowned G. Kleinsteuber. They wort in yellow organdy. Callers in the home of Mr. and matching Juliet caps with short Mrs. F. G. Kleinsteuber, Sunday, veils and carried white chrysan- - were Mr. and Mrs. Willis Hank-le- y any boys, Mr. and Mrs. Frank themums. was Mr. Thomas Kleinsteuber and Sally, Mr. The best mas Duke and the groomsman was Steward Carpenter, Mrs. Hope Crawford, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mr. Hugh Grooms. A reception was held at the Lausman and granddaughter, and home of the bride's brother, Mr. Mrs. Charlie Westerman. mony, j i tube-rose- J . I j ' Among the talented boys and for the youth talent programs to be held ?irls who have registered nightly ' , i the "Fountain of Youth," teen age center at the Kentucky State Fair, September is Miss Barbara Hartman, dancer, of St. Matthews. Miss Hartman will do several foIo dances in one of which she will be accompanied by Wayne Tyler, Jeffersontown, young accordionist. Miss Hilda Gay Mayberry, Lcuisville, "Miss Majorette of America of 1952" is also on the program and will demonstrate her skill with both regular and fire batons. An invitation is extended to any boy or girl, or group of young people who sing or dance to play instruments to register for the teen age talent shows which will be a feature of the "Fountain of Youth." Kentucky State Fair, Louisville, Kentcky State Fair, Louisville, Ky.," giving age, school and indicate whether singing, dancing, quartet or other specialty is offered. Also which day attendance at the Fair is intended. Full details will be given all those inquiring. Tournaments in ping- - pong, checkers, basketball toss and other games will be held. The 3, j at voluntary health agen- fit . over-crowd- ed i ' i Citizen Succumbs In Held Tuesday Louisville Residence Services For Mrs. Winchester, Miss Anna Catherine Thomas. Kin Of Gov. Weiherby 80, formerly of Jeffersontown, . Mrs. Susie Wetherby Winchester, 87, an aunt of Gov. Lawrence W. Wetherby, died at 5 p.m. Sunday, in the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J. Z. Floyd, Anchorage. Her husband, Lawrence D. Winchester, died 19 years ago. Mrs. Winchester was born at the old Wetherby home at Middletown and had lived in Jefferson County all her life. She was a member of the First Church Both the of Christ, Scientist. Winchester and Wetherby families have been prominent in Kentucky for generations. A brother, L. P. Wetherby, also survives. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pearson's. Interment was in Cave Hill Cemetery. ' ' ' ' died at 8:30 p.m. Monday in her residence, 1834 Stevens Avenue, Miss Thomas, who Louisville. had been in declining health since January, moved to Louisville 27 years aeo with a sister, Miss Mary Thomas. The sister died almost two years ago. Surviving are a brother, Phillip Thomas, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at in the 2:30 p.m. Wednesday Heady Funeral Home, with the Rev. John H. Evans, pastor of Christ Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment was in Eastern Cemetery. Her nephews served as pallbearers. James Kaufman, 90, Retired Farmer, Dies A retired farmer, James G. Kaufman, 90, died at 11:45 a.m. Sunday in the Kentucky Baptist Hospital of complications resulting from a hip fracture suffered in a fall in his home on Smyrna Rood, Buechel. He was a member of the High View Church of Christ and the Okolona Lodge of Masons. Surviving are two nieces, Mrs. Charles A. Goatley, Briscoe Lane WORKER INJURED correspondent for The Jefforson-ia- n, and Mrs. Lloyd Martin; six 24, Tucker Stanley E. Harbin, grand-niecand a gran Station Road, suffered a right hip Tuesday afternoon in a fracture Funeral services were held at fall at the new St. Thomas SemiWednesday at the nary on State Road 22. He is in 1:15 p.m. Funeral Home on PresKentucky Baptist Hospital. 2 Harbin, n construction worker, ton Highway and at p.m. in the caulking windows when one Iliph View Church of Christ. Inwas scaffoling gave terment was in Resthaven end of a Memorial Park. way. of the Jefferson Members County Farm Bureau held their annual picnic Thursday at Swiss Park, Preston and Lynn Streets. A king and queen contest, and dancing were features of the program. Fish and bratwurst sandwiches, soft drinks and ice cream were served. Youth To Show At ' non-pro- ANNUAL PICNIC ! Miss Barbara Hartman j the Louis- of ville Automobile Club said Fri- - cy, to raise funds to aid in care day. The statement was made ' and treatment of the cerebral in connection with a statement palsied children and adults in this pointing out the need for extra state. i care on Kentucky's In addition to the stars, the holiday highways. show will feature actual demonThousands of visitors to the strations of therapy treatment state will join 596,000 Kentuck-ian- s being administered to cerebral in a three-da- y motoring palsied children, discussions of spree," Stuart said. "Kentucky the problem of handling cereautomobile owners alone will pay bral palsy in Kentucky, and in$447,000 to the state and federal spirational messages by religious governments in gasoline taxes and civic leaders. during the period. While we all Gov. Lawrence W. Wetherby, know that taxes are certain, the Representative Thruston Morton other part of the old adage, and Mayor Charles Farnsley, death, can be avoided with proper Louisville, are acting as honorary i care. of the Cerebral "The automobile on holiday , Palsy Telethon Committee. ' trips and in business has become E. J. David, Jeffersontown, vice a sort of way of life.' Extreme president of the state group, said care is necessary or it may be- altered plans call for the appearcome a 'way of death.' Even the ance of the entire Moore show. careful driver won't beat the tax collector, but cautious and cour- - ' tcoous driving can enable him Former Jeffersontown to beat the grim reaper." j $AK Natives of Oldham County, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rice, celebrated Autumn Style Event the 50th anniversary of their marriage Sunday with members of their family at home, 1216 The fall style show of the Woman's Club was Vim Drive. They were married held Wednesday at Lakeside at the Oldham County Court- Vim 9 pru; In thVY.w.ight j I i IT I I I . j The driver of the car, David R. Holt, 59, and his wife, Mrs. i Margaret Holt, 57, were injured j when the vehicle overturned in ditch when Holt swerved in an attempt to avoid hitting the bi- - . cycle. Holt suffered a cut on the t head and Mrs. Holt was admitted to Norton Memorial Infirmary with a left limb fracture ,a foot injury and an injury to her right limb. They were enroute home from a vacation in Knoxville, Tenn. Jerry was returning home after playing with seeral other boys in a nearly creek. Both the automobile and the bicycle were trav-fta- g ALTMILLER-MERSMAN- Gephart and John Gephart, Jr.; two sisters, Mrs. Virginia Sulli van and Mrs. Thelma Gordon, and his mother, Mrs. Lelia Gephart. Funeral services were arranged for 11 a.m. Friday in the Heady Southern Funeral Home, with interment in Resthaven Memorial Park. 'xr- i Extra secretary-manag- er Chosen to represent Kentucky in the Miss America Pageant at Atlantic City next week is a former student of Melbourne Heights and Fern Creek High Schools. She is Miss Joy Williams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ruel E. Williams, 2169 Emerson Avenue. Miss Williams, a junior at the University of Louisville, has played for five years in productions at the Iroquois Amphitheatre. As well as appearing in 30 shows, she teaches ballet, which she has been studying since she was 7. Accompanied to Atlantic City by her mother, and Miss Ann Parks, publicity agent for Miss Kentucky, Miss Williams will compete against girls from each of the other 47 states, the District of Columbia and three territories. Miss Williams was winner of th Miss City Beautiful Contest in Louisville last spring. Jerry Lynn Truman, 1 son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Truman, Farmers Lane, was .led last Friday afternoon when was knocked off his bicycle an automobile on Bardstown Load, near Farmers Lane. He was dead of a broken neck and ssull fracture on arrival at Gen- tral Hospital. 1 1 - GEOGHEGAN-KESSLE- !;. Former Fern Creek Student Selected As "Miss Kentucky" r-( WED 50 YEARS - Nutall, Buechel. 10, north. ' j Illled By Auto The Rev. Lloyd L. Roach, who has completed six years as minister of the Jeffersontown Chris tian Church, tendered his resig nation to the congregation Sun day. Although he set no definite date, the Rev. Mr. Roach asked that he be relieved of his duties not later than November 1. He said he had made no definite plans after the resignation becomes effective. A rededication service has been set for September 7 for the newly redecorated church. New lighting fixtures have been installed and a choir loft built in the re- furbishing program. Some large doors had to be removed to make room for the loft. The Rev. Mr. Roach also an- nounced that a revival has been scheduled to open September 21 with the Rev. A. Paul Reece, minister of the Flora Heights Christian Church, as speaker. ' left is Carl Miller. In the photo at the right, Linda Shelbourne digs into the box to select the winner of a portable sewing machine offered by Settles Sales and Service. The winner was Charles 68 pounds, 10 Rites Arranged Friday For Lee Gephart, 47 " AS- - ur . and a half ounces. The actual weight was C6 pounds apd 12 ounces. More than 2,000 entries were received. E. J. David, owner of the plant, is shown in the., center of the left picture, ivext is Mrs. David and to her ty Woman's Club Holds 4 J Guessing within an ounce and a half of its correct weight, Mrs. Floyd West, 315 Chicopee Street, won a frozen porker at the Jefferson County Fair at the booth of the Jeffersontown Frozen Food Locker Plant. Mrs. West guessed Trailer Court Permit City-Coun- Effective immediately, Jefferson County police have been inGarry Moore, radio and telestructed to follow any fire equipment for the purpose of arrest- vision personality, and Kening anyone who follows or fails tucky's own Rosemary Clooney to yield the right of way to fire will be the stars of a marathon fighting apparatus answering an , to be broadcast from WHAS-T- V beginning at 10:15 p.m., Septemalarm. In the absence of police, fire- - ber 13, and running until 2 p.m. men have been instructed to take the following day. license numbers of automobiles The show, televised in and take out warrants against its entirety from the stage of violators. The offense is punishMemorial Auditorium in Louisable under state law. ville, will be the largest TV Congestion of traffic which show ever produced in Kentucky. hampered firemen on emergency In addition to the scores of enruns and also at the scene of tertainers from every phase of blazes prompted the order, it was show business who will appear said. for the benefit of cerebral palsy victims, hundreds of volunteer workers will join forces to handle Motorists Are Urged the various aspects of this tremendous operation. To Use Caution A special hook-u- p of over 100 telephones will require the servIn Holiday Driving ices of 300 or more volunteer operators to handle the huge Kentucky motorists will travel pledge response that is antici an estimated 74,500,000 miles and pated. burn up 4,967,000 gallons of gasoThe "telethon," as the show is line over the three-da- y Labor called ,is sponsored by United Day week-en- d, Eugene Stuart, Cerebral Palsy of Kentucky, a I its-wo- The Planning and Zoning Commission last Thursday denied an application of Charles C. Haller, Sr., to operate a trailer park on Bardstown Road property adjoining Resthaven Memorial Park. Haller operates n motor court at the site, but it is not subject to zoning regulations inasmuch as it was established before the regulations became effective. The decision of the commission followed a lengthy hearing at which different views were expressed. One of the objectors was Louis C. Tingley, president of the cemetery. Television Show To Aid Cerebral Palsy Sufferers Arrest Drivers Who Follow Fire Engines Father's Truck . schools. Police Are Told To OUNTY FAIR ACTIVITIES ( In Fall Beneath Summer vacations will end for thousands of children Gene next week as classes are resumed in public and parochial dletown, Paul Fawbush, was killed at clii Every Friday at $2.50 Per Year JEFFERSONTOWN, KY., FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 1952 Vacation Period Nears End For School Children MIrt Shlrl.T PoUnd JEFFERSON COUNTY es ot SEEKING NEW LAURELS ' IT 1aA 'i ,J I t 5 v .m.n nh tnr liHl ivni. but Cornelia SerpU handles her tqultation gelding. Blackout Uk a professional. Elhi Wag. g tournament, Friday, goner, manager and trainer at ths Meadowlake Stables, Simcoe September 5, at 3:30 p.m. will Lane, near Louisville, stands with his charge, which has won equitadecide the 1952 Kentucky State tion events at the Kentucky State Fair. Louisville Winter HorseFair Championship. This tourna- manship Tournaments, Rock Creek and th Lexington Junior League Miss SerpelL daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John ment is open to any boy or girl, Show. 15 to 19, and entries may be made A. SerpelL of Louisville, will be trying for her second set ol ribbons as late as 3 p.m., on the day of in the open etaht and under and local twelve and under equitation classea at the Kentucky State Fair Horse Show, September the tournament. ping-pon- Eight-year-o- ld 5--

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