filled as necdved
HAKE YOU FREE
And herein do I exercise
to hare always a conscience
void of offense toward God. and
toward men. Acts 24:16.
OF SERVICE TO
AN INDEPENDENT COUNTY NEWSPAPER
ESTABLISHED JUNE 1907
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
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.
Sublett announced the following schedule for county high
Tuesday, 11th and
12th grades; Wednesday, ninth
and 10th, and Thursday, seventh
Tuesday, seventh, eighth and ninth; Wednesday, 10th, 11th and 12th.
Tuesday, ninth and
12th; Wednesday, 10th and 11th,
and Thursday, seventh and
Tuesday, 10th, 11th
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.
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.
Ruth Osborne, a teacher at
20 years, is to be principal of the new school.
Tuesday when he fell beneath
the wheels of his father's ice
truck in the parking lot of a grocery store at Shelbyville and
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.
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
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.
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.
Council members are seeking
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
Mrs. David Morris, 415 Fair-law- n
Theodore D. Self, 60, former
Road, council secretary,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
HEAVYWEIGHT CLASS WINNER
14, Mid-- ;
Rev. Lloyd Roach To
Resign As Head Of
. i , - .1.
Harry L. Swaim.
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.
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.
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
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,
Bourbon Slock Yard
the Pennyroyal, the Westof Kwrucky--i animal husbandry
to encourage production of hog that ern Coal Field, and the Jackson
of lard and maximum of lean meat.
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,
After a trip through
the Great Smoky Mountains, Mr.
and Mrs. Kessler will be at home
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.
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
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.
John A. Delancy, of Lyndon. The
weddidg is planned for Scptem- ber 6 at 9 a.m. in St. Columba
Kentucky State Fair
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
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
Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Green
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.
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.
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
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.
Among the talented boys and
youth talent programs to be held
?irls who have registered
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
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
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
Tournaments in ping- - pong,
checkers, basketball toss and
other games will be held. The
voluntary health agen-
Citizen Succumbs In
Held Tuesday Louisville Residence
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,
Her husband, Lawrence D. Winchester, died 19
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
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
died at 8:30 p.m. Monday in her
residence, 1834 Stevens Avenue,
Miss Thomas, who
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
Funeral services were held at
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
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
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
correspondent for The Jefforson-ia- n,
and Mrs. Lloyd Martin; six
Stanley E. Harbin,
grand-niecand a gran
Station Road, suffered a right hip
Tuesday afternoon in a
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.
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
of the Jefferson
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
Youth To Show At
Miss Barbara Hartman
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.
care on Kentucky's
In addition to the stars, the
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
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
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."
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
at Lakeside at the Oldham County Court-
pru; In thVY.w.ight
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,
Jerry was returning home after
playing with seeral other boys
in a nearly creek. Both the automobile and the bicycle were trav-fta- g
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
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,
Mr. and Mrs. Ruel E. Williams,
2169 Emerson Avenue.
Miss Williams, a junior at the
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
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.
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.
Former Fern Creek
As "Miss Kentucky"
WED 50 YEARS
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
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- -
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
Woman's Club Holds
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
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
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
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.
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
Zoning Commission last Thursday denied an application of
Charles C. Haller, Sr., to operate
a trailer park on Bardstown Road
property adjoining Resthaven
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.
To Aid Cerebral
Arrest Drivers Who
Follow Fire Engines
Police Are Told To
OUNTY FAIR ACTIVITIES
In Fall Beneath
Summer vacations will end for thousands of children
next week as classes are resumed in public and parochial dletown, Paul Fawbush,
was killed at
Every Friday at $2.50 Per Year
JEFFERSONTOWN, KY., FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 1952
Vacation Period Nears
End For School Children
SEEKING NEW LAURELS
v .m.n nh tnr liHl ivni. but Cornelia SerpU handles
her tqultation gelding. Blackout Uk a professional. Elhi Wag.
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