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2 > Image 2 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 20, 1922

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THE KENTUCKY KERNEL J t ! t i t talk with an account of his work In Industrial chonioHtry. The progrnm closed with "My Old Kentucky Homo" mi guests and hosts departed with u warmer fooling for tho University of Kentucky In their honrts nnd a stronger determination to stand by her In her undertakings. xx Prof. E. G. Kelly Leads Brigade Prof. E. (!. Kolley, H. S. '0.1 and M. S. '01 who Is now entomologist of the extension division of tho Kansas State Agriculture College, submitted a plan in teaching entomology of to vocational agricultural classes before a convention of teachers Juno, 1921. This proposition provided that the class should contain not less than 10 boys; that the vocational teacher should teach tho subject of economic entomology for at least one hour a ! Alumni Notes Nf j 5 j $ 5 CALENDAR Detroit. April 29 (Last Saturday). Dinner at 6 p. in., Dixieland Inn. Pittsburgh, May 1. Annual moot-In?New York, May 2. Annual meet-i- :. n g. Buffalo, May ". Annual meeting. Philadelphia, May 0. Annual moot-I- n g. WnahliiKton. May 8. Annual meeting. Denver, May I. (First Thursday) luncheon, University Club. Carrollton, May 9. (Second Tues- day), luncheon. Lexington, May 13. (Second Saturday), luncheon, 12: SO p. m., Phoenix Hotel X X Lexington Alumni Club Luncheon The Lexington alumni hold their regular monthly meeting at the Phoo-niHotel, 12:30, April 8. W. C. Wilson, president of the club was In the chair and made a plea for a stronger support of their Alma Mater by the alumni, urging them to begin work now to have elected to the 1924 legislature men in sympathy with Kentucky's need for educational advancement and a state university comparable to those of other states. Two years Is not long enough to accomplish much toward's the University's good, he said, but by the constant united effort of the alumni the result will be felt. In four or six years. The relation of the model high school to the University of Kentucky and its use as a laboratory for students in the Department of Education, was explained by Harold P. Fling, principal of the school. It is yet in its infancy and sadly crippled on account of lack of funds but is doing good work. It holds membership In the Association of High Schools and Colleges of the South, to which only about 500 high schools are eligible. The University saxaphone quartette furnished the music for the occasion. x X X Birmingham Alumni Entertain Junior Engineers The Birmingham Alumni Club entertained the junior engineers, on an inspection trip of southern industries, with a banquet at the Southern Club, April 9, at S p. m. Mr. J. M. Sprague '07, president of the club, presided and gave the boys a royal welcome. An old fashioned southern dinner was served and a round-tabltalk followed. Short talks were made by Mr. Sprague, E. J. Kohn '12, A. B. Haswell '11 and others of the twelve alumni present. The Birmingham alumni want the southern trip made a regular feature of the junior inspection trip and they certainly showed their and interest in entertaining the boys. They took them in charge on arrival in Birmingham, had a special train to visit the different industries and Mr. 13. J. Kohn, Secretary of the Club, spent the entire day with them. The Club is anxious that the Wildcats play their return football game with Alabama at Birmingham In stead o Tuskaloosa next fall, and an effort is being made to carry out this suggestion. The juniors were so delighted with their treatment and the industrial plants visited that they, too, are working to have the Birmingham trip become a permanent part of the junior engineering inspection trip. e X X Louisville Alumni Club Entertain K. E. A. Alumni Deligates. The Louisville Alumni Club gave a banquet to Alumni deligates attending the Kentucky Educational Association convention in the Red Room of the Seolbach hotel April 12 at 6:00 p. m. Those attending the banquet pronounce it the greatest occasion of its kind In the history of the Louisville club. Elwood Hamilton, principal speaker of the evening, said in his talk "I see 500,000 hands raised to us here tonight They are the hands of the children of Kentucky. They want an education and the state owes It to them. They want a great University and the men and women of Kentucky should forgot self and give It to thorn." Tho friends of the University, according to Mr. Hamilton, do not realize the extent of the harm done by tho evolution blight that tins fallen upon IL It Is tho duty, ho says, of every friend and former student to exert himself to the utmost to combat tho misrepresenting propaganda alloat throughout tho state. Herbert Graham, In n short address sot forth the fact that the alumni of the University nro at tho point of launching a drive to procure the funds yet remaining unprocurod to build Kentucky's war memorial structure on tho campus In honor of the men and women of the stale who lost their lives Ho detailed in tho European war. briefly tho plans to be employed which are given elsewhere in this issue. Hp exhorted fellow alumni to prosistont action In completing their groat work. He said the University would stand heartily shoulder to shoulder wlth them and predicted success. Professor E. F. Fnrquhar made an address full of vision and inspiration in which ho paid tribute to our President Dr. Frank L. McVey, referring to Optimist" and him as a a leader who would lead ever on to higher and better things for tho University of Kentucky. He made an appeal to alumni to stand by the President and uphold his hands In supporting the one ideal to be followed during the next two years, the uplifting of tho University. Professor Enoch Greham, the only impromptu speaker of the evening, in keeping with his usual ready way of speaking gave a speech of well mixed wit and common hard sense. He said, as he saw it, we were suffering from an overdose of veto. J. T. Pride, Jr., president of the Louisville club, yielded the chair of presiding officer to J. Mott McDaniel, Beattyville, who declared "despite the governor's veto of the $290,000 appropriation the University can and must be built up to the point where it is not eclipsed by any in the country. "hard-shelle- X X Chicago Club Banquets Senior Engineers. The senior engineering class and the faculty of the College of Engineering of the University who were in Chicago and vicinity on their annual inspection trip were guests of honor at the annual dinner of the Chicago Club given in the Great Northern Hotel Saturday, April 15. A real old Kentucky menu including chicken a la Kentucky, corn fritters and French fried potatoes called to mind the wonders of Kentucky and put the company in mood receptive to thoughts of the University, W. R. Allen '97 master of ceremonies presided over the toasts. J. W. Crenshaw "22 spoke "For the Class". Following Mr. Cronshaw and supplementMr. Montgomery ing his remarks Pritchett, guest of Professor Freeman, son of the second president of the University, who was born and spent his childhood at Ashland, former site of tho University, spoke of the early days of the University when he was closely connected with it though he was not S. D. Findley and Tom a student. Riley '22 gave several musical numbers as a specialty. One of their selections was the famous "Parson Brown." The instruments used were a steel guitar, a piano and a one string violin made of a cigar box by Findley, such as every man initiated into Sigma Tau, musical fraternity, is required to make. The entire crowd led by Findley sang "All Hall Kentucky" and then famous old U. K. yells led by Silas Wilson set the roof a shaking as the enthuslastls Kentuckians gave voice to their loyalty to Alma Mater. E T. Brown '75 spoke on the past of the University, Professor Freeman on tho present and Dean F. Paul Anderson on the future. Mr. C. H. Gullion, son of E. A. of Henry state representative county, followed Professor Freeman's Gul-Ho- Anti-Bu- g week. In nineteen j Kansas counties there are 400 amateur entomologist who nro helping rid the stnto of Insects which annually Inflict millions of dollars of damage to growing crops. This work Is carried on In tho class room and the field work consists of visits to farms whore they have fumigated thn wheat bins to destroy the weevil that was damaging the grain; visits to orchards where they spray the trees, potato fields and burn grass and other vegetation containing bugs and insects which might endanger tho production and growth of chops. Professor Kelly prepared 32 lessons on economic entomology and sent one each week out to vocational agricultural schools and they are sent in time so that the insects being studied can be found in the field. During the year he spends a day at each school and makes a Held trip and visits several farms and different Insects aro locatOn many of these ed and studied. trips the farmers go with Professor Kelly and study the various Insects which destroy their crops annually. X X Our Boys in South Africa "All of the U. K. alumni out here are getting along nicely and enjoying their adopted home. H. W. Taylor '06, Head of the Tobacco and Cotton Division in Rhodesia, is doing splendid work and is highly appreciated by the Rhodesian farmers. "O. B. Chisholm '09, who also came out with me, has been for several years with the United Tobacco Company as a leaf buyer. He has also 'made good.' "J. duP. Ooosthuizen '12, assistant chief of this division and manager of the Rustenburg Experiment Station is doing splendid work. "Paul Kock ex-- , Manager of the Turkish Tobacco Station at Elsenburg is carrying out breeding and selection work on Turkish tobacco which bids fair to revolutionize this industry. "W. B. Wilson '11, formerly of my staff and later tobacco expert in Ceylon, is now cotton adviser to the Agricultural cooperative Union in Natal. "H. Russell Halbert '20, the latest arrival, is manager of the tobacco station at Piet Retrif. "These men are all a credit to tho University." W. H. Scherffius '99. Chief of Tobacco and Cotton Division, Union of South Africa, Pretoria, S. A. X 41 X $$tMt 8$8S$& Sn$n$4MttM8MlMlti4H Betwixt Us "It is my purpose to give you a bit of news in a modern laconic stylo. "My profession is the practice of law and my office is in the Citizens Bank & Trust Building. I am doing well. I assisted several bootleggers to go to jail this last term of court and several improvident husbands to pay alimony. In each case, the jailer and female spouse seemed to be well pleased with my practice. I represented the defendant. "V. Y. Moore '09 and B. L. Nisbet '15 are practicing at this bar. Clyde Taylor '15, is principal of the Sebree High School. Clarence Clark '17 is priclpal of the High School hero and Guy Henry, ex-- , is is making good. a teacher In the local high and is noted for his evolutionary advocations. "I am always glad to get the Kernel and tho Alumni News. I am for Old Stnto for brcnkfnst, dinor and Btippor valley In tho United States, which has and during tho General Assembly, be- hardly iOi. tho business depression. An Alumni Club has not as yet boon tween meals." J, T. Gooch '16, officially organized but no doubt this Ky, will bo attended to In tho liear future. X X attorney for Swift &. Com- Wo will be very glad to havo Ken"I am an pany with office at tho Union Stock tucky people look us up. P. E. Eastwood, '21 Assistant Head of ProducYards, Chicago, Illinois. I have been Carbondnlo Mawith them since my return from tion Department, chine Company. Franco In 1919. "I attended an Alumni Association dinner of tho Chicago bunch some fow weeks ngo. Wo are contemplating giving the Senior Engineers a royal reception when they reach hero." V. T. Woodson '14. X X Mr. nnd Mrs. George P. Mills nnd little daughter, Marjorlo Mills, came from Philadelphia last wook and will make their homo In Lexington. Thoy nro with Mr. ami Mrs. R. 1'. Shryock nt their homo In Aylosford Placo unX X A copy of tho Tribune Democrat, til finding a suitable apartment to go published at Benton, Ky. by Barnes & to housekeeping. Mr. Mills is a gradu: Lovett (Joe T.), came to this office ato of tho class of '10. Ho will be with g his brothers in business. recently. Tho paper certainly does credit to the publishers; they nro campaigning for a County Agent, are behind the dark tobacco grower's cooperative movement, nnd certainly show the progressive spirit of good journalism. The motto of the Tribune Democrat Is, "Therefore we ought to give more earnest heed to tho things we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip." Hebrews 2:1. X X x x Mrs. Henry Nevorman, noe Mario Antonlnetto Williams '13, was a visitor in Lexington recently. She spent some time on tho campus, welcomed by old frlonds among the faculty, and was a guest nt the alumni luncheon nt tho Phoenix, Saturday, April 8. Mrs. Noverman was returning from a three month's stay in Florida and had with her, her mother, Mrs. Williams, and her son Henry Noverman III a bright, handsome little lad of three years. He hopes to don the blue and white In 1938. Mrs. Neverman's home Is in La Moure, North Dakota. "Your letter and the fourth copy of tho Kernel reached me today and I am enclosing herewith the check for dues. I have enjoyed reading about the activities of the student body and X X the good work of tho alumni. Am mighty glad that tho Legislature came Mr. and Mrs. C. F. DeMoy were through." John L. recent visitors in Lexington. Mr. Sallee Apartado No. 255, Tampico, Tamps, graduated in '19. While on a Mex. visit to his home in Louisville, he went out to Manual Training School and the X X school-daythere made F. H. Tucker '09, chemist for ten memories of years at The National Bureau of Stand- him home .sick for a sight of U. K. ards and later chemist in the research again so he was here renewing old Mrs. DeMey was Miss laboratory of the Chile Exploration friendships. Company, New York City, is an associ- Amelia Webster of New York City. ate chemist in the Bureau of Public Mr. DeMey is connected with the Hudson Coal Company, Scranton, Roads. Penn. Residence address 819 Ask X X Street. "We are having ladies night at our X X alumni club dinner, Saturday night. "J. H. Bailey '19, connected with the Get our meeting in the club calendar. We are not organized as a club, but Carrier Engineering Corporation, 750 Clark '16 and I are keeping the thing Frelinghuysen Avenue, Newark, N. J., on the go. We meet the last Saturday is leaving April 15th, to act in the in each month at Dixieland Inn, John capacity of resident engineer in conR. and Farmer Streets. The next meet- nection with the installation of a coming will be Saturday, April 29." C. E. plete dehumidifylng equipment for the Planck '19, The Free Press, Detroit, Grauman Metropolitan Theatre, Los Angeles, California, having a seating Mich. capacity of 3600 people. X X "R. L. Jones '14, has been engineer I have been doing some missionary work for old State, and several of our in charge of operations in tho South graduates will enter there in the fall, for the Carrier Engineering Corporaamong others, the valedictorian of tion for the past two years. He is now this year's graduating class, Ralph located at the main office in Newark. "Warren T. Green 'OS, is now located Platts. I am still head of the department of Modern Languages here, but in Jersey City, N. J., as manager of this is my last year as I have recently the Mengel Box Company's plant" been appointed to an instructing-fol-lowshiX X in Columbia University, and I Mr. George V. Page '17, who attendshall go there this fall to work on my ing the K. E. A. at Louisville, was a Ph. D. degree in Romance Languages. visitor on the campus one day last This summer I am to be director of a week. He stated that rocently, in looklarge boy's summer camp in Texas. ing up notes for the Kernel, he was Between the close of my work here surprised to find the number of U. K. and the opening of it out there, how- people located at Bowling Green and ever, I hope to come by Lexington a says he Is going to get busy in organizfew days and renew old acquaint- ing a "live club" there. Mr. Page is ances. head of the department of physics at You are to be congratulated on the Western State Normal and hopes to be excellence of the Kernel: I consider in U. K. again next year, working for it one of the best college publications hl.s M. S. in the entire country, and I don't X X know what we alumni would do with"Donald T. Wright, special in out it, as a means of keeping us in touch with affairs in old State. Oscar Journalism '20, was the speaker on V. Petty '20, Tenn. Military Institude, March 16th at the weekly luncheon and forum of the Mlddletown (Ohio) Sweetwater. Chamber of Commerce, his subject bexX "These are Kentucky men in the ing 'Our Inland Water ways.' Mr. anthracite region of Pennsylvania. The Wright is owner and editor of the 'Old Time spirit of Kentucky is still 'Waterways Journal,' office at 419 prevalent and as long as that holds Chemical Building, St. Louis, Mo." XX forth we can't go wrong. "Please change my address from W. S. Carruthers, '14, Specialist In welding, and Heat Treating; E. A. Union City to 101 South Franklin to Chief Street, Muncie, Indiana. I will conEdmonds, '19, Assistant Draftsman; I. H. Marking, '21, Sales tinue in my present position as ResiEngineering; H. F. Bell, '21, Sales dent Engineer, Big Four Railway, but Engineering; E. Zuckorman, '21, Sales a change in location of work necessiEngineering; they are with the tates a removal of residence also. "Fred Myers' 13, is located at 318 Carbondale Machine Company, at East 28th Streot, Indianapolis, and is Penna. "Fritz DeMoy '19, is Electrical En- in the Maintenance of Way Departgineer for the Hudson Coal Company, ment of the Big Four. "Hope we do not miss any numbers which is the largest coal company in of the Kernel as we look forward each the Valley. "We aro about a hundred miles from week to tho news of the University both Philadelphia and New York and and its various activities." Edgar Arrington Humphreys '13. aro in the heart of the only bard-coa- l y ex-1- s