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2 > Image 2 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 1, 1927

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PAGE TWO' THE KENTUCKY KERNEL IIIIIIIHIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIilllilllllllllllllliH ALUMNI PAGE Subscribe for THE KERNEL ALUMNI EDITORIALS A KENTUCKY 'SONG BOOK Members of Phi Mu Alpha, honorary musical fraternity on the campus have taken upon themselves the work of preparing and publishing a University of Kentucky Song Book. This book when completed will contain all the songs of the University of Kentucky as well as songs representing all the fraternities and sororities on the campus. In addition to this it will contain some representative songs from other universities and colleges. This is a praiseworthy ing on the part of these young men who are interested in music The ven ture is not one that has as its object the making of money for individuals since the book will be sold for only enough to pay for preparing and pub lishing it. Any surplus that might arise will be used by the fraternity to promote the cause of music at the university. The whole project is un der the direct supervision of the de partment of music of the University of Kentucky which assures a book worthy to bear the name of the Uni versity of Kentucky. The young men who are publishing the book, lacking in funds with which to have the book printed, have been forced to resort to advanced sales. They are sending out letters to a large number of interested alumni asking them to purchase a copy of the book in advance of publication and also giving them the advantage of a lower price. This University of Kentucky Song Book is. a book that every loyal Kentucky man and woman should own. The alumni should also encourage the work of these young men and support them in their efforts. A copy of the University of Ken-- i tucky Song Book would make a most acceptable gift to some classmate or fellow alumnus. Class Personals A CRYING NEED HALF CENT TAX BILL IS PASSED 0 Legislature of Acts to This is a little article that is adAugment the Income of Agdressed mainly to those graduates riculture and Mechanical and former students of the UniverCollege sity of Kentucky who live in the state although the .university would OPPOSITION IS STRONG profit as a result if those alumni living out of Kentucky would help, in (CHAPTER VI, CONTINUED) the cause. When the legislature of 1870-8- 0 Throughout Kentucky there is a convened and the report of the comwidespread ignorance of. the Univer- mittee had beeen presented, considsity of Kentucky and its many ser- erable opposition was encountered from the friends of the old Kentucky vices and position in education in the University with which it had been state. There are distressingly few formerly connected. They argued that citizens of Kentucky who understand two institutions of learning in the the university as they should. Few same county would be one too many, know what work and the Institution that Kentucky University already had is doing for the farmers and school the field and was entitled to prece dence over any other institution that children of the commonwealth. might be established here, and espec UniWithin a very rew years the ially qyer the agricultural college versity of Kentucky has widened its which, under the care and mainte services to Kentucky a hundredfold. nance of the state would develop into The actual monetary value of the Uni- a formidable rival, and that inas- versity of Agriculture in Kentucky much as the Kentucky University, the cannot be stated but it is safe to say legitimate successor of old Transylable to that the savings to farmers in Ken- vania, was and art do work in science, equal to that done literature tucky, brought about by the work of by the best institutions of Kentucky, the different departments of the uni- to bring and establish a rival here versity within the last five years would be an unfriendly act. The re would run into millions of dollars. port of th ecommittee, however, was The Department of University Exten- adopted by a considerable majority sion is offering to the less fortunate and the future site of the institution students of Kentucky the opportuni determined by its establishment in tv to obtain university training at the City of Lexington. The question of future endowment This same department has home. then came up. The income of the Agrimade the influence of the University cultural College derived from the an of Kentucky felt in every high school nual interest on bonds which had been in the state. purchased with the funds which acThese are but two of the many crued from the sale of the land scrip services that the University of Ken through the congressional act of 1862 tucky is offering to the citizens of was $9,900. The state had already established a precedent of allowing the state. Far too few of them realize each county in the Commonwealth to enough to take advantage of them send three properly prepared stuit and the number who understand the dents, elected by the fiscal court, to needs of the university in the way of tne Agricultural College free of tui tion and matriculation fees. The in financial assistance is even fewer. come from the matriculation It devolves upon us who know dents, was therefore, likely to of stu be, for these things to preach the gospel of years to come, practically a negligible the University of Kentucky in every amount. Various plans were suggest county in Kentucky. ed for the endowment of the coU lege. The proposition to make an annual appropriation beginning with ten James D. Atkinson) is living in thousand dollars a year found much Greenup, Ky. favor. An alternative proposition, Ellery L. Hall is a graduate stu- however, to give the college the proof one cent dent at the University of Kentucky ceeds of a tax of and an assistant instructor in history. on each one hundred dollars worth William Howard Hansen in an as of taxable property commended itself sistant director of the Department of to a majority of the legislature and Physical Education at the University was, after much discussion, adopted This tax, it was computed, would of Kentucky. Thomas W. Hardesty is an attor yield during the first year an income ney with offices at 341 York street. Newport, Ky. Kenneth Hill Harding is teaching Willis D. Threlkeld) is living in La mathematics in the high school at Mit Habra. Calif. Mattie Mertelle Hodges is assistant Sterling, Ky. Henry L. Harelson is with the Bu Home Demonstration Agent for reau of Public Roads, Washington Christian county and is living in 1870-8- one-ha- lf 1924 Zachary Lee Galloway is a farmer and is living near Utica, Ky. George Walter Gardner is county agricultural agent for Washington county, Ky. His headquarters are in Springfield. Charles Emery Gibson is an engineer for the Armstrong Cork Company, of Pittsburg. He is located at 120 West Illinois street, Chicago, 111. Charles Victor Ginocchio is an architect and is located in the Clarendon hotel, Daytona Beach, Fla. Horace J. Godbey is living at 403 South Broadway, Lexington, Ky. Mary Frances Gorey is on the society staff and feature writer for the Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio. Mary Catherine Gormley is instructor in Home Economics in the high schools, of Seattle, Wash. John F. Graham is county agricultural agent for Caldwell county and is located in 'Princeton, Ky. Emmett A. Graves is an attorney with Wilson and Harbison at 812 Security Trust building, Lexington, Ky. John Lewis Gray is with the distribution department of the Louisville Gas and Electric Company of Louis-- , ville, Ky. His address is 1000 South Twenty-eight- h street. Margaret Louise Gudgel is teaching in the public schools of Frankfort, Ky. Her address is Steer street. Thomas Marshall Hahn is an instructor in Physics at the University of Kentucky. His address is 138 road, Lexington, Ky. (Mrs. Frances Eileen Halbert, , Pen-mok- Ky. D. C. Anna Loretta Hogan is teaching in Elizabeth Christine Harmon is teaching home economics in the Tay the graded school in Erlanger, Ky. Astor Hogg is an attorney-at-lalor County High school at Campbells and is located in Whitesburg, Ky. ville, Ky. Nan Hornsby, (Mrs. Thomas L. Charles Edgar Harris is field agent in poultry for the Kentucky Agri Clore) is living in O'Bannon, Ky. James H. Hunter is with the "Evercultural Experiment Station. His address is 353 Aylesford Place, Lex glades Experiment Station at Fla. ington, Ky. Robert" Junius Hunter, Jr., is a stuJoseph Maynor Harris is a sales engineer with the Telephone Depart- dent in the Presbyterian Seminary ment of the Western Electric Com at Louisville, Ky. His address is pany and is located at 230 Lee street, Franklin street, Gastonia, N. C. Mary Elizabeth Hyde is teaching in Atlanta, Ga. Virginia Harrison, (Mrs. W. F. the Lexington schools. Her address is Marrs) is living on the Versailes pike 347 Lexington avenue, Lexington, Kentucky. near Lexington Ky. Wyatt Marion Insko, Jr., is teachAlice Estella Hebden is secretary to Professor George Roberts, College ing in the. public schools in Morgan-towW. Va. of Agriculture, University of Ken Francis Mabry Irwin is superin tucky. I. B. Helburn is in the research de tendent of the city schools of Paducah, partment of the Reed Air Filter Kentucky. 1925 Company, 215 Central street, Louis ville, Ky. Nannie Chenault Gay is living in Stanley Ray Hill is a merchant in Winchester. Ky. Germantown, Ky. Frederick Z. Goosman is with the Katherine Coleman Hodge, (Mrs. Carrier Engineering ' Cornoration at 750 Frelinghuysen avenue, Newark, Belle-glad- e, n, IN. SAVE ME SOME TICKETS ALUMNI SECRETARY: J. Mary Agnes Gordon is assistant instructor in the DeDartment of Psv. chology, University of Kentuckv. Ann Elizabeth Gormley is a bookkeeper in the Business office of the University of Kentucky. Clyde Willis Gray is with the Nickle Plate Railway Comnanv and lives at 476 Drackert street, Hammnod, Ind. Alyn Greenbaum is living at 1430 becond street, Louisville, Ky. Turner W. Gregg is teaching Enelish and coaching athletics in the hieh . for which please send me Enclosed you will find $ tickets for the University of Kentucky Dinner to be held at the Kentucky hotel in Louisville on April 21. . - CALENDAR Chicago Alumni Club, luncheon third Monday in each month in the Men's Grill, Marshall Field Co. Buffalo Alumni Club, meeting second Saturday in each month at Chamber of Commerce, Seneca and Main streets, 2:15 p.m. Louisville Alumni Club, luncheon, private dining room Brown hotel 1 o'clock p. m., first Saturday in each month. U. K. Song Book Will Bo Published at Once Alumni Are Asked to Take Advantage of Special Price Reduction According to an announcement in The Kentucky Kernel of last week a University of Kentucky Song Book will go to the printers within the next few days. Contracts already have been drawn and will be let at once. The song book is being sponsored by Phi Mu Alpha, honorary musical fraternity, and will be sold for $1.50 a copy. It will contain all University of Kentucky songs, two songs from each fraternity represented on the campus, one from each honorary fra-- . ternity, two from each sorority, well known songs from other universities and other songs for college gatherings. It will be attractively bound and will have a blue and white cover. The price of $1.50 will only be open to those subscribing in advance for the book. After publication it will be sold for $2.00. The fraternity is making an especial effort to sell 1,000 copies of the book before publication to insure its success and for that reason the price has been reduced for the present. Any alumnus who desires a copy can obtain one by writing to Cyrus Poole at 225 Ormsby avenue, Lexington. The book will be published and delivered before the close of the present of $17,500, which addedto the income received from the interest of the land scrip bonds would make an aggregate of all the incomes of all the institutions of higher learning together in Kentucky at that time. However, it was expected, and the result justified the expectation, that the income from the half-cetax would increase year by year as the wealth of the Commonwealth increased. The principal opposition to the half-cetax came from the adherents and friends of the old Kentucky University. It was hoped, however, as time passed on and the angry feelings excited and the jealousies' which had begun already to develop, would subside! This, however, was not to be. Quoting from the jubilee address which I made on the fourteenth of October, 1916, "the denominational colleges formed the nucleus of an opposition 'which grew rather than diminished and the members of the late General Assembly which had voted against the tax stimulated, upon their return home, the hostility to the college, and the pulpits of the Presbyterian, the Baptist, the Christian and the Methodist rang with the 'iniquity' and the 'injustice' of the tax and made it an issue in the next election. It was quite apparent that when the next General Assembly should convene, the existence of the tax would be imperiled, with the odds strongly against the college." In the autumn of 1881, the synod of the Presbyterian church, which met at Danville, adopted a resolution condemning the tax levied for the benefit of the colege and expressing their determination to oppose it, in coopera tion with Kentucky University, Georgetown College, Wesleyan University, Bethel College and Central University, when the next legislature met, and to endeavor by all means possible to procure its repeal. "I happened to be in Louisville on the eighteenth of November, 1881. Former business relations with the Courier-Journhad suggested that Mr. Watterson be invited to make the of dedication of the college address building, then under process of erection. While in the Courier-Journoffice that night, waiting for an interview, the managing editor brought me a copy of an article signed by the al ALUMNI FOR SALE OR RENT SPECIAL RENTAL RATES TO STUDENTS Alumni Assn. Secy.-Trea- s. DINNER PROGRAM IS ANNOUNCED P r o m i nent and STANDARD TcS Dealer: L. C. Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc. WEST SHORT TELEPHONE street OPP. COURT HOUSE 1792 Interesting Speakers Will Talk at University of Kentucky Banquet in Louisville PRESIDENT OIIIIHHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII W. C. Stagg ALL MAKES TYPEWRITERS RAYMOND KIRK Published By And For University Alumni And Help he Association J. A. VonderHaar Edited by TOASTMASTER The annual University of Kentucky banquet, which will be held this year in the Kentucky hotel m Louisville, April 21, promises to be the largest and mos't interesting in the history of the banquets. The menu and pro gram have been made up with care and both give evidence that the af fair will be both enjoyable and in structive. There has been a distinct change in the program this year in that it has deviated from the regular form followed in years gone by. There will be three speakers who are in no way connected with the University of Kentucky. The pain now is to alter nate; naving one year a program made up as the one this year and the next year one made up ot university alumni and officials. The program is as follows: Toastmaster Frank L. McVey. Building for Kentucky H. H. Cherry. The Meaning of a University De gree President George Colvin, Kentucky as Seen from North Car olina Superintendent George Howard. Music during the dinner hour will be furnished by the Men's Glee Club of the University of Kentucky and by Miss Lucretia McMullen and Miss Josephine Frazer, students of the university. The menu follows: Fresh Shrimp Cocktail Queen Olives Hearts of Celery Half Broiled Spring Chicken on Toast French Fried Potatoes String Beans with Corn Sauce Lettuce Hearts, 1000 Island Dressing Fresh Strawberry Sundae Cakes The Phoenix Hotel pays special attention to Parties Banquets and Dances for University Organizations CULINARY SERVICE UNEXCELLED John 4824 G. Cramer, Manager 4828 PHONES LET US SUPPLY Your Fraternity or Sorority Table WITH v The Choicest Meats Coffee Tickets will be on sale at Univer sity Headquarters in the Kentucky hotel. The price this year is $1.50 a cover. Owing to the fact that there is a meeting of the Kentucky Educational Association which starts at 8 o'clock the dinner will begin at 6 o'clock and be over promptly at 8 o'clock. Tickets also may be had by filling out the blank below and mail ing it with your cheek to this office. Broadway Heat Market "Where Quality Counts'' 150 N. BROADWAY Owned and Managed by Moore-Dish-es Peakry Ce. O- - BIRTHS o o Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brooks Taylor, of Kapaa Kanai, Hawaii, a son. He has been named Carroll Lee. Mr. Taylor was graduated from the University of Kentucky with the class of 1915. He now is with the Hawaii Canneries Company of Kappa Kanai. Mrs. Taylor formerly was Miss Kath- trine Otter, of Cleveland, Ohio. representatives of the aggrieved colleges, which would appear in the issue the following morning. This manifesto was addressed to the people of Kentucky, but was especially intended for the members of the General Assembly which would convene in Frankfort on the twenty-eight- h of November. The paper was adroitly and ably drawn, embodying much that was germane to education as then existing in Kentucky. Its appearance was so timed that it was expected to reach the members-eleof the General Assembly at their home, before arriving-iFrankfort. The brief interval intervening between that date and the meeting of the General Assembly, it was thought would scarcely leave time for a reply, and thus public opinion would in a great measure be formed before the legislature convened. Wtih this conviction,I determined to remain in Louisville another day and answer it before my return. The manifesto of the colleges appeared in the issue of the nineteenth, and my reply on the morning of the Twen tieth of November, and the same post which carried the attack, carried in most cases, the defense. The assailants were happily placed on the de fensive and kept there. SUITS PRESSED 35c 3 HOUR SERVICE ct n (To Be Continued) LOST Lexington Laundry PHONE 62 Rent a STUDEBAKER LIST at Greenville, Ky. The Alumni office would appreciate it if you would send into this nzaoem bummers liuthrie is teaching in the public schools in office addresses of any of the graduates listed below. Grayson, Ky. Esther Louise Haeyard is with the U. L. Clardy, '91 buepnor Oil Cornoration and Uvea nf 203 East Third street, Lexington, Ky. Eliza Maud Hanson is living in John Gee Maxey, '92 r. Glenwood, la. Lyda Lois Heath. (Mrs. Errett Pace) is living at 4160 Ellis avenue, Frank Elmer Scovell. and school Degree Name Class. Address HERE IS A BLANK FOR YOU Chicago, Enclosed find check for $50.00 for a life membership in the Alumni Association of the University of Kentucky. It is understood that this money is to go to an Alumni Fund, the principal of which is to be held in trust and the income alone used for the running expenses of the Association. It Yourself Take your Choice of COACHES 111. Charles Heiser is Irvine in Okjig-City, Kans. Cora E. Ware, '93 Sallie Adams Hiteman is teaching in Maxwell school, Lexington, Ky. Charles Talton Hughes is teaching Jane Bramblett Cox, '90 (Mrs. J. D. Blythe) and coaching athletics in the high school at Harlan, Ky. Roy Miller Hukle is living at 2 2 James William Hughes, '99 Grove Place, Schenectady, N. Y. PHAETONS ROADSTERS 15c PER MILE 1926 Name Address for sending Kernel ' - Emilie E. Gregory is living at 255 South Ashland avenue, Lexington, Joseph. Morrow, '99 Kentucky. Clinton Kelley Hoffman is with the State Highway Department and is lo John Emerson Hestand, '00., cated in Livermore, Ky. Mary Faith Huffaker is teaching in the Paducah Junior High school, Pa- Leslie Hundley, '00 ducah, Ky. Studebaker-U-Driv- e MAMMOTH 333 E. Main St. GARAGE Phone 7070