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K032HT 9710 E. BOCfOM GATEtfAlf JR LOUISVILLE, Kr. EOTUCOY'S Kctiy 40299 JGFFGBGOH 3-- 67 CEST WEEKLY Louhvilh end Jefferson County Pkjj As::ci::;:.i u 1STH YEAR, NO. 48 Dui fJo LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY 40218 Wircths' 2 SECTIONS THURSDAY, APRIL 11. 12S8 r CM H 00 etas As Conn station opened about six weeks burg It hurts to realize "miracles" are not going to happen in the war on poverty, according to a Newburg area residentwho works program. with the Mrs. Maggie Rice, a community organizer with the Newburg Community Action Commission sometimes finds the lack of miracles disheartening. She has hope for the program, though, because she is learning to let little events count as mir- jobs "stumbling residents, but it doesn't minimum-wapromise them anything. Its rate blocks," not helps. Its purpose, according to Mrs. of success in getting what it goes She spoke of obstacles placed Rice, Is to carry the services of after, though, is sometimes in the CAC's way of securing emthe CAC to the people who live promising. ployment for applicants. General The main near the One of the main functions of Electric, she said, will not talk Newburg office Is located on In- the CAC Is helping residents who to Newburg CAC representatives dian Trail, too far for Old need employment. Mrs. Hull emabout prospective employees, Mrs. Rice's desk Is at the front a narrow white brick structure rescued from dilapidation by neighborhood residents who painted and repaired it Located on Old Shepherds ville Road in West Duechel, the sub according to Mrs, Ramona Hull, a Neighborhood Job Specialist in the think the CAC office is some kind of private club. No Promises The CAC offers help to New- - Conflict about including streets in the county road system arose this week in Jefferson County Fiscal Court, but no decision has yet been made by the court Sammie Lee, County Works Director, said he wants to include the following in the county system: the combination of Michael Edward Drive and Roman Drive, from Hudson Lane to Fairground Road, and Hudson Lane from Bardstown Road to Roman Drive. The conflict has arisen because Lee said 50 feet of right of way if needed if the Hudson Lane section is to be included in the county system. Not all Hudson Lane residents oppose the county's taking the right of way, but many do. William Ballard, 8506 Hudson Lane, circulated a petition against Lee's recommendation, which he presented to the court William Seay, 8611 Hudson Lane, said he is "definitely in favor" of including Hudson Lane in the county system. He said he represents both himself and St Gabriel School and Church, also located on Hudson Lane. He wants the county to take over the street because It is in need of repair. Seay said drivers have to dodge noies ana it would be easy to hit a child. Many children walk in the area, Seay said, because of the school. sub-stati- on. Shep-herdsvi- lle Road - West Duechel residents to walk, CAC employees seem enthusi- astic about their program, and they recognize a need to explain it to Newburg residents. Many, acles, of the sub-statio- n, sub-stati- on, M Seneca High Imhs ge ago. Sub-Stati- on, ACdggociO phasized that "we place people" not find jobs. Mrs. Birdie Davis, a Neighborhood Job Specialist in the Indian Trail office, said her office placed 26 people in jobs from January 1 through March 22 of this year. A total of 178 people visited the Indian Trail office for help in getting Jobs during that time. Mrs. David said 72 of the 178 were referred to employers for interviews. Besides the 26 who were hired, eight applicants were placed in such federal programs as Job Corps and WARE (Works Attitude Reap Employment). Mrs. Davis said the office knows of only 11 people who actually applied and were rejected by employers, but she said CAC has difficulty getting that information from employers. She said 15 persons referred for Interviews did not keep their appointments. Mrs. Davtn fmnhaai7iri rhafftv Er William O. Wilson is proud of v- the school where he will be principal next year, and he plans now to stay within the framework for the future set by the current principal. Wilson was recently promoted to the position at Seneca High School where he is now tant principal. He will replace Kenneth B. Farmer, who has held the post for the 11 years of Seneca's existence. No "revolutions" can be expected when Wilson takes over in September, he said, because "even though I have been designated to now head this school, it will be many years before Seneca has a principal other than Kenneth B. Farmer." Now in his seventh year as assistant principal at Seneca, Wilson compared part of his present duties to "playing chess." He is largely responsible for the school's master schedWILLIAM O.WILSON ule, which includes matching the Named Seneca Principal needs and wants of 2,200 senior high school students with the dent discipline, since he handles abilities and desires of 96 teach- the problems teachers and couners, and finding a time and place selors cannot cope with. He said for everything. The whole thing he dislikes the word "discipis easier now than It used to be, line," but he is often concerned he said, because the school now with such student problems as uses data processing. truancy, cutting class and conflicts among students. Handle Some Discipline Next year, Wilson said, he will Wilson is "the heavy" in stu- (Continued on Page 12) r T Lor,f Indian Trail ures are available for the sub- st&tio), yet, she said. During the same three-mon- th period, a total of 471 persons were placed on jobs throughout Louisville and Jefferson County by various CAC neighborhood offices. The 471 were from a total of 2,679 applicants. even though the applicants live in the "mouth" of GE, Many other industries refuse to lower their standards for hiring - especially educational standards - and "hard-co- re unemployed" usually don't come near those standards. Mrs. Hull spoke of the need for employers who are willing to train the unemployed, even those with police records. Mrs. Davis explained that neighborhood job specialists contact employers who employ fewer than 200 people. Other CAC employees contact larger busi- nesses, CAC representatives ask the employer to consider lowering his criteria for hiring, to be understanding and to report to the CAC office what happens during the interview. Some employers cooperate, others do not. r Photo by Jack Smith s chat about the problems of is part of "Barefoot in the Park," presented last weekend by members of the Durrett High School National Thespian Society. A MOTHER-DAUGHTE- R newly-wed- Here Linda Gruner, left, portrays Corie Bratter. Corie's mother, Mrs. Banks, is played by Kippy Crawford A. ' ft 1 i)n:. fJo Mfefj n a NJoviod at Fredericks Lane and Six Mile Lane last Friday morning. Less than 43 hours before this picture was taken, however, there was no lake. Less than 43 hours afterwards tht lake was gone. Torrential rains last week mads scenes like this not too unusual CG'.'.'S CALMLY GRAZE beside this lake on a farm in Reportoiiand. ' (Continued on Page 12) fJeiv Method Attempted re-de- nts J'toUGu 17-a- cre Tcczlicrs Receive Awards The complex Is expected to unit will have its own fenced-i- n years. play yard. The complex will offer one, Firewalls Included two and three - bedroom apartcarpeting, ments, comMartin said each plex will have the required fire private balconies and patios, walls and two stairways for use laundry facilities in each buildand hot and as emergency exits. He said ing, plans have been approved by the chilled water heating and cooling state Fire Mars hall in Frankfort systems. They will rent for $125 A firewall is made of concrete up, with all utilities furnished. Martin said the complex will blocks, he said, and is thick enough to prevent the spread of offer more floor space and that (Continued on Page 12) fire from one building to another. Martin said a complex in Lexington, similar to the proposed one for Jeffersontown recently caught fire but only one nit complex was damaged. Gene Ricketts, building inspector for Jeffersontown, and Ray Ward, Jeffersontown city councilman, agreed the project has been examined with "a fine-too- th comb." Ricketts said zoning is In order for the project and plans meet city, county and state specifications. be completed within three wall-to-w- 12-u- nit sound-proofi- dy let-contr- ol all ng oper-Mlch- ael 12-u- Examination Necessary Close examination was neces sary because Jeffersontown of Two Reporterland teachers ficials recently discovered that have been named "Outstanding InYoung Educators" by the the city's zoning maps were correct New maps are being Louisville Jaycees. show the site for Chosen were Sister May Serra completed and the Goethals, OSU, 33, principal and C-- complex is properly zoned 2. teacher at St Bernard School, Trees and flowers will be 7501 Tangelo Drive, and Reece planted around the complex MarEarl Little Jr., 27, eighth grade walkcore teacher and department head tin said, and there will be ways for baby strollers. Family at Southern High School. walks are to be built and each Miss Bonnie Jean Turner, teacher at Iroquois High School, was also named for the honor. The three were selected from about 3,000 elementary and sec-ondary teachers in Louisville and Jefferson County who are Detween The Peach classified section the ages of 21 and 36. They were chosen on the basis of profession- has a reward for its readers, al background, teaching skills and starting this week - a chance to contribution to profession and win a $400 International Harvester riding mower and dozens community. Sister Mary Serra is a 1964 of dollars in other prizes. All you need do to get your graduate of Brescia College and is a summer student at Catherine name in the hat is to fill out and Spalding College where she is mall the coupon on the frontpage working on a master's degree in of this week's Peach section, and mail It, or Just register at The education. Little is a 1963 graduate of Reporter office. There's nothing Transylvania College and Is to buy. A coupon will appear also on an working on his master's in education at the University of Louis- inside Peach page for the next three weeks to give you additionville. In addition to teaching eighth al chances. The drawing will take grade, he has taught an adult place on May 4. You need not be present to win. education course since 1964. CCr.lwl J at right u Pcc:!i Section 3 Michael Edward Drive and Roman Drive in the county system was denied in 1964, as was inclusion of Hudson Lane from Bardstown Road to Fairground Road. Since then, he said, many new streets have been added, as have many homes. More streets and subdivisions are planned for the area, he said, Lee said Michael Edward Drive is now an arterial street and the present volume of traffic on it is an average of 608 vehicles per day. He said he expects this to' Increase. Roman Drive and Hudson Lane, Jeffersontown City Council is trying a new approach In determining what rate to set for a business tax. Councilman Joe Cline, finance chairman, mailed letters to all Jeffersontown businesses last week, requesting Information on last year's gros8 receipts. Cline said the council cannot set a fair (ax rtt8 without this information. Mrs. Roy Wiehe. of Wiehe's I Wants Sidpwalk., fWrnacy, s,i,i sn8 and several 'ic hopes! the cou.nj,'.-Xlj- .i. tfeay iwu owner object to will eventually build a sidewalmethod. She said she will along Hudson Lane. f not furnish the Information un- Mrs. James B. Lewis, 8609 ies3 required to do so by law. Hudson Lane, said some resl- Cline said a new ordinance "own to the middle of the quiring the business tax has been road" and do not want to lose drawn up, but the rates have not property to the county. been determined. The ordinance Mrs. William Ballard said she s scaied down from one enacted fears danger to her home if the j St. Matthews, Cline said, and county takes the right of way. She it may be scaled down more if said many of the yards are al- - the information he requested small, and her own home is dicates It should be. In a position where an auto out of Qlne said the idea of the could veer into it if the ters came from a meeting of a county takes any of her family's group of businessmen. theCham-propert- y. ber of Commerce and the Jef- Seay said that while many Hud- - fersontown Finance Committee, son Lane residents oppose Lee's Jeffersontown discovered that recommendation, residents of more revenue Is needed to Edward and Roman ate the city when the new council Drives are In favor of inclusion took over in January, in the county system. "Something, had to be done to According to Lee, Inclusion of (Continued on Page 12) T u Mrs. Hull dislikes the term unemployed," but she feels it applies tosome Newburg residents. Site says only when "good Jobs" are available to these people will poverty be on the way out, and she termed 75 iU nit "hard-co- re r-- On Tay'crovl'.lo Hoed Not Limited To Jobs The CAC does not limit itself BY SARAH TURNER to helping residents find jobs. garden-ty- pe apartA 380-uLegal help is available through ment complex will replace the Legal Aid, and social services are offered. CAC employees Stop and Sock Golf Course at 9800 Taylorsville Roadinjeffer-sontow- n, place children in day care cenwith construction is to ters and Head Start classes. Some CAC employees spend a 8 tart within 45 days. The tract is owned by lot of time presenting the program to residents George Martin and Herman Mathews. Construction is expected who live near the CAC offices. Mrs. Rice explained that, while in three phases, Mathews said. employees have to come from Permit for building was issued roverty areas, they still have to by the city of Jeffersontown on work to learn all the problems April 4. Phase I includes 120 units, a of a neighborhood. More than just learning is swimming pool and club house. involved. Workers must win the Another 108 units and tennis trust of the people they are to courts will follow. Phase III will include another serve. 150 units. Dislikes Term anti-pove- rty COgg 1mm ?Km odd anti-pove- rty SINGLE COPY Serving wouficcsfcrn Suburban L w j. L Photos by Don Mitchell Consumers Guardian ftejffv Ul OGlly IFlirilOCC Betty Furness Believes Buyer Education Needed store owner has to explain to a credit customer that, for instance, one per cent interest per month is actually 12 per cent per year, nothing prevents him from simply doubling the price of his merchandise and saying there are no charges. Miss Furness also spoke to the truth - in - packaging bill she wants. She lamented the fact that there are 57 sizes of toothpaste, 200 sizes of paper towels and 27 sizes of hair spray, while she emphasized she Is not complaining about the number of brands. Earlier, Miss Furness said she has often been accused of wanting to do away with some brands and she insisted she does not One of Miss Furness's peeves or Is the practice of some would be named by May 1. salesmen. "We all know the Miss Furness said her office is Loophole Left stories - and some may be closer interested in any consumer probUnder the bill there is one to home than we would care to lem. She named complaints about on Page 12) repairs on cars and appliances as loophole left, Miss Furness said. Education In "how to buy" was the plea of Betty Furness, the President's Special Assistant on Consumer Affairs, when she spoke In Louisville last week. Speaking to members of the Consumers Association of Kentucky and a number of housewives, Miss Furness called especially for consumer courses in schools. She emphasized education in "how" and not "what" to buy. A highlight of the meeting came when Miss Furness suggested that Kentucky become the ninth state to form a Consumer Affairs Commission. Governor Louie Nunn, who shared the speakers' platform promptly announced that an commission non-mem- the most frequent complaint she , receives. To combat this, she hopes for passage of legislation to protect the consumer, although she admitted it would be difficult to enforce such legislation. She said she also wants Congress to pass bills concerning fish and poultry inspection, natural gas explosions and deceptive sales practices. "All charges" must be explained to a customer who buys on credit according to the bill now awaiting enactment That bill was passed by the House and the Senate, although the House version was the stronger. Miss Furness urged the audience to write Congress, urging enactment of the house version. The bill is HB 11601. While a truth-in-lendi- ng door-to-do-

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