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Files and Equipment
Destroyed When Heavy Rain
Floods Basement of Basket-ha- ll
On the morning of June 29 when
the office forco of the Alumni office
Tho officers of the Alumni Association who were elected last spring
came to work they found that their
already have begun work on n pro-graoffice had been flooded during the
of expansion for the Association
night and that water was still standbe the most incluwhich promises to
ing in the basement of the Basketball
Wylnnd Rhodes, MB
Mrs. E. T. Proctor, 'IG
building, where the office is located,
sive and ambitious program attemptV C. Wilson, '04
to a depth of six feet. As n result
C. Elliott, '02
Listed in the
ed in several years.
of an almost cloudburst the night
program are the following phases
Dr. GeorKc H. Wilson, '04
Walter IHllenmeyer, 'IS
preceding, the sink behind the buildwhich will be pushed this year as
ing failed to drain fast enough nnd
never before: A larger and more acthe water backed up, forming a good
membership; a system of
tive paid-u- p
sized lake with the building as an
class reunions; collection of all the
pledges to the Greater Kentucky
When tho water receded it was
Campaign Fund; a reorganization of
found that practically everything in
the different Alumni Clubs; n better
The Homecoming game this year
the office wns destroyed or damaged
organization of the different classes
will be on October 27, with Centre
beyond repair. Fortunately the office
with the officers more active; and the
on Stoll Field. Plan now to come
collegiate year of the University of
opening of the 192
force wont mto the basement before
publication of nn Alumni magazine
Kentucky brings ninny old and many new faces of students to the
the water had had time to completely
which will be exclusively an Alumni
University of Kentucky Club of destroy the individual records of the
Alumni Association of the University extends to the
Luncheon at members of the Alumni Association,
It is hoped
For several years the active memstudent body its loyal support in its ninny undertakings.
noon on the first Saturday in each
and carried them out. As it was it
bership has shown a modest increase
that this year may bring a closer contact between the student body,
month at the Industrial Club, Pike
was necessary to recopy the individual
each year, but never has it reached
the faculty, and the Alumni, and the Alumni wish to aid and share
and Madison avenue, Covington,
records of every graduate and former
. . the proportions that it should. The
in the responsibility of the college careers of all the students.
student, and since they aro carried in
werpbersjijjJ foe several
University of Kentucky Club of three different files, something more
The Alumni Association is particularly desirous that this ypar ; pafdup Gorily aQoyt-'.teper cent of
Luncheon third Monday
may bo the brightest and greatest of all the years in the .history
than 15,000 cards had to be rccopicd.
lujrnbpr of Alumni. This
in each month at 12:30 P. M., in
of this University and this can only be measured by the scholaflp
year; it.ls tHeaim"pf ."the officers to
During the past year the Alumni
the grill room of Marshall Field's
attainments, the moral and physical development of its studerits.
bring the active membership up to at
office had, after practicing the strictThe Alumni Association is watching you and expecting great ; least 50 .'per cent of the total. At Men's store.
The Louisville Alumni Club of est economy, been able to get the nathings from you in the classroom and in the many fields of sport,' fleijst tmV, many; active Alumni are
tional organization out of debt, and
the University: Luncheon first
needed to carry on the program we
feeling assured that your conduct at all times will be gentlemanly
Saturday in each month at the later had purchased
equipment to facilitate and to make
and sportsmanlike and we want you to know that we back you,
Brown hotel at 12:30 P. M.
more efficient the work of the office.
excellence and well deserved victories.
urging you on to
Note Will the officers of other
After remaining under water and mud
With such ideas in mind and with such a feeling towards the
Alumni Clubs please send us the
Already President Buckner has be12
University, we feel sure of the growth of the Alumni Association
dates and places of their regular for aboutmost hours this equipment was
gun working up the interest in class
part ruined beyond refor the
wheh may be of greater service.
reunions Plans are under way for a
pair. This included typewriters, an
G. DAVIS BUCKNER,
reunion of the following classes:
addressing machine, letter folder, en18G9, 1874, 1884, 1889, 1894, 1899,
President Alumni Association.
velope sealer, multigraph machine,
1904, 1909, 1914,
and enough stationery to run the ofFLOOD FUND DONATIONS
An elaborate program of enfice for a year.
tertainment is being worked out and
However, the most serious loss was
will be announced just as soon as it is
Below are listed the names of those
completed. Dr-- Buckner was one of Alumni who have made donations to that of the complete files of the
the Kentucky Kernel, prethe guiding spirits in the reunion of the Flood Fund. The officers of the
the class of 1908 which was held last Alumni Association wish to take this vious publications and correspondence
Doubtless there are many members of the Alumni Association
spring and the success of the reunion means to publicly thank all those who file. This for the greater part can
who have failed to receive answers to letters and requests which
not be restored. All members of the
is a good indication that those held have contributed.
you have sent into the Alumni office within the last two or three
Association have been asked to connext year will be interesting and Lexington Alumni Club
We here wish to explain why this has occurred.
any copies of the above publiI. Lyle
office lost almost everything in it during the flood which swept
cations that they have and are wilH. Lee Moore
The Greater Kentucky Fund
ling to part with.
part of the University campus last June. A large number of unG. C. Spencer
For several years the payments of L. C. Brown
answered mail was included in the things destroyed.
Some of it
Members of the Association also
the outstanding pledges to the Greater Maxwell W. Smith
we were able to save and it has been attended to. However, for
2.00 have been asked to contribute to the
coming in C.
Kentucky fund have been
2.00 Flood Fund which was started by the
the most part all the mail, along with the records, were completely
so slowly that the University is ex- G. N. Sharpe
5.00 Lexington Alumni Club with a donalost. If you have addressed any mail to us and have not received
embarrass- John T. Faig ..
2.00 tion of $200. The loss to the Alumni
an acknowledgment, please communicate with us again and we will
ment in the payment of the outstand- C T. Dotson
1.00 office was more than $1,000, and to
see to it that your requests are answered at once.
ing obligations for the stadium and G. E. Hicks
1.00 date that amount is far from being
Asbasketball building. The Alumni
When you mail (n your
Henry L. Spencer V
sociation pledged the total amount for John S. Reed
2.00 check for dues, add a donation to this
the erection of these buildings and it Clara W. White
fund. The officers of the Association
is up to the Association to make the C. H. D. sborne
2.00 are doing all in their power to keep
pledges good. A committee will be E. Harold Clark .
2.00 the Association out of debt.
formed to look after the outstanding Wallace T. Duncan
As the editors of this page announced last spring, it was our
pledges and probably will call on all R. L. Jones
plan to complete the athletic history of the University teams this
who have not paid in full. When they Wm. T. Carpenter
fall. We find that this will be impossible for several .weeks. The
make the call, respond with at least A. B. Phister
history ran in an Alumni publication of more than ten years ago.
a part of the unpaid amount of your Russell C. Mayhall
During the flood our file of these publications, along with most of
C. M. Bettinger
The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority
our records, was destroyed.
For this reason we are forced to defer
of the University has purchased a
the publication of the remaining part until we can obtain those
Only a few of the Alumni Clubs Edford M. Walter
house located on East Maxwell street
copies of the Kentucky Alumnus in which the history appeared.
of the University of Kentucky Alum- A. F. Crider
from the Maxwell Street Pres
ni Association have been active dui-in- g Marion B.
The history of athletics created so much interest last year that it
byterian church, and next door to the
A Thomas F. Ott
the past five or six years.
is with genuine regret that the editors are forced to postpone the
Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity house.
part of the work of this office this Dan S. Morse
publication of the remaining part. They hope to be able to resume
Plans for the buying of a new house
year will be an attempt to reorganize F. Pete Derrick
made at the annual meeting of
where they left off, within a few weeks. Please bear with them.
all these clubs and get them again on W. M. Shobe
alumni association of the sorority
a functioning basis. Not only can Lucy B. Gardner
February 10, 1923, and it was said at
these clubs be of great service to Fred Chappell
time that a home would prob2.00 that
ica if the buildings were a bit more the Association and the University, W. S. Palmer
ably be bought within four years.
but they can be a source of pleasure John C. Roley
modern in appearance.
With the purchase of the new home
and entertainment to all the members G. W. Rhoads
two sororities at the University own
At the cocktail hour the streets are
who have been away from the cam- C. B. Smoot
The Alpha Gamma Delta so
gay with bright sweaters and blazers
pus for a number of years. If you J. Bromagen
bought a dwelling last year.
PARIS The old town of Fantain-bleaand one hears little but American
an officer in one of these
The old Kappa house will be occupied
the prominent have been
much beloved by Napoleon, is chatter. Several of
clubs, communicate with the Alumni Louis Hillenmeyer
by the Kappa Delta sorority.
once more thansformed into a little cafes have installed large soda foun- office at once and help us get your
tains, American style, and have been club back in the lists of the active.
American village with the arrival of doing a rushing business these hot
several hundred students at the Amer- days.
STUDENTS! ATTENTION !
ican Conservatory of Music which is
Even the swans in the lovely little
Our Association never has had a
Make a day's wages for one
which s urround the palace are successful organization of the differ- within the very walls of the old cha- lakes
R. W. SMOCK
hour's work after classes. No
teau. The Louis XV. wing and the of American nationality, at least, the ent classes. This year we will make
Watch Your Watch
experience or investment necesPavillion du Titre have seen set aside students claim them, inasmuch as eVerv effort to get the permanent
sary. We have an opening at
for study, classrooms and sleeping they provided the new ones when the cjass secretaries interested in the
U. K. Applications considered
building up of interest among their
women stu- old swans died.
quarters. Seventy-thre- e
in order of their receipt. Write
Many Americans who knew the classmates.
We plan to furnish each
dents can be accommodated in the dortoday for free particulars.
mitory, the others have pensions in celebrated amusement hall, "Magic 0ne with a complete list of his class
Work called for and delivered
BRADFORD & CO., Inc.
will be sad to learn that it mates and will assist in every way
the village which would look
St. Joseph, Mich.
157 S. LIME
of an interested
much like "any college town in Amer- - exists no longer.
membership in the different classes
Any class secretary who desires a
list of his classmates can get one ut
once if he will write to the Alumni
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sively an Alumni publication. To Be
This week we are sending a copy of The Kernel to every
gin the publication calls for a great
deal of time and work and an Inter
whose address we
Alumnus, Alumna, and to former student
Plans now are
under way and it is hoped that the
have in our files. We are doing this hoping that we will
magazine will make its first appear
every one of you in your Alumni Association and in
ance about the first of the coming
year. The magazine will be discussed
at length in Tho Kernel in the mean
The above program will necessitate
The Kernel is sent each week to all those interested and
much work for tho officers and to
Enclosed find $3.00 for my Alumni Dues for the year
1928-192bring it to a successful close will call
active Alumni who have paid their dues. The Kernel alone
for hearty cooperation from the mem
is worth the price of the yearly membership. Three dollars
bers of the Association.
elation has been backward enough
is all that it costs you.
going forward beginning this
year. To do your part will aid the
officers greatly and will cost you lit
Great things are being planned for this yar. We know
Address for sending The Kernel
tie in either time or money. Begin
today by sending in your dues
that you do not want to miss any of them. Send in your
Program For Association;
Cooperation of Every Member Urged.
DR. G. DAVIS HUCKNEK
PLANNED FOR YEAR
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Kappa Kappa Gamma
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Careful Watch and
IS THE TIME
dues today so that
will get evry issue of The Kernel.
Fill out the subscription blank below and send it to the
Alumni office with a check, money order, or three dollars
in currency. He who hesitates will forget. Do it today.
Tommy was meandering homeward
much later than his usual suppotr
hour. A friend of the family who
happened to meet him, said:
"Why, Tommy, aren't you afraid
you will be late for supper V
"Nope," replied Tommy. "I've got
the meat." Children.
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