fourth avenue, Louisville, is now
chief engineer with the Kentucky
Utilities Company, 825 Marion E.
Recontly added to the list of active
Editor Alumni Secretary
membership in tho Alumni Association is Miss Elizabeth E. Srtrgont,
manufacturer of "Miss Sargent's
THH UNIVHKSITV OF KENTUCKY
Candies.." Miss Sargent
The University of Kentucky had its heginninp in 1862 and the first lives at 719 Logan street, Frankfort.
class was graduated in 18G6. From 18G0 up to the present time there have
been in attendance at the institution 19,305 students of which 17,722 wore
Charles W. Wardlo, mining nnd civfrom Kentucky, 1,550 from other states and 03 from foreign countries. In
il engineer, is now living in Central
1908 the attendance of regular students at the university was 477 and in
addition to that there were students nttending summer sessions nnd short city. His address is P. O. Box 468.
courses numbering 587, making n total of 1,004. At the session of 1923-2Ml
the number of regular students had increased to 1,905 and in addition there
Mr. John Tee Taylor was married
were 1,062 others who did work cither in summer session or extension courses. The student body increased 340 per cent from 1908 to 1924. The last Sept. 26 to Miss Hnttic M. Jameson.
appropriation for buildings for recitation purposes was in 1908, at which They will live in Cynthinna where
time $200,000 was appropriated. In 1920 150,000 was appropriated for a Mr. Taylor has n position with the
men's dormitory. This building houses a very small number of the men Cynthiuna Motor Company.
in the institution. Boys nro forced to seek shelter wherever they mny nnd
frequently occupy places in rooming houses thnt are hardly humanly habitEdward A. Blackburn is at presable. About 300 girls aro refused admission to the university annually
ent distributor for the Lclco Light
thcro arc not sufficient dormitories in which to house them.
Both of the old dormitories on the campus have been converted into and Frigidair Company, 3108 Mnin
recitation rooms as has been all available basements in all buildings on the street, Houston, Texas. His resigrounds. Classes arc crowded beyond the point at which it is possible to dence address is 1220 Wcsthcimcr Rd.
give desirable instruction. Classes have to meet at an early hour and conM8
tinue throughout the entire day in order that students might receive the
Mr. and Mrs. Harold B. McGregor
courses which they pursue. The library will scat about 10 per cent of the
Corydon, Iowa, are welcoming a
student body, and it has been necessary to convert the old chapel into a of
reading room. Not until last spring has it been possible to get the entire daughter, born on September 19. Mr.
student body together at one time, because of the lack of proper nuditorium McGregor is an instructor and coach
space; the old chapel would seat about 600 and that was less than the fresh- of athletics in the county high schools
man class. At present the new basketball building is used for convocations in Corydon.
of the students.
During the past several years attendance at the institution has been Dear Alumni:
It has been over seven years since
increasing at the rate of a little more than 20 per cent annually. Today
It hns been over seven years isnce
there are more than 2,000 in actual attendance and the question is what
can be done with these people in order to give them a fair deal? This I left "Dear Old State," and the inproblem is growing more complex and unless some financial plan is worked tervening years have brought much
out within the next year, the authorities will have to refuse admission to of happiness nnd success, with just
many young men and women who seek to gain an education through tho enough of discouragement and bad
Go Plan of developing "breaks" to make the game worth
university. Those who advocate the
our roads fail to make any recommendations regarding the university. while. It is good to live and to enWill they please inform us as to how they expect to care for tho educational joy life and to feel that once in a
needs of the boys and girls of Kentucky? How will they grant the needs while you can do a good turn or be
of service to some cause, the purpose
of the poor unfortunates that are in the state hospitals?
Bond issues have been used by both public and private .institutions of which is to make the world a betwhere an emergency existed. How could the United States have fought the ter place in which to live a little
better off for your having lived in it.
MuniciWorld War had she not resorted to the sale of Liberty Bonds?
palities are constantly floating bonds to improve streets, sewers and parks Such, at least, should be the aim of
and think it good business. Shall the University of Kentucky go for- every worthwhile citizen.
Mnny of my old friends of former
ward, and how?
association at "State" will be surprised to learn that J. M. "Sap" Rob
and we hope that you keep battling inson has forsaken the ranks of life
until you have a plant commensu- insurance and
However, that is true. I quit life inrate with your deserts.
Philadelphia, Oct. 4 (First Satsurance work when I came to Louisat
urday Regular) luncheon
ville in the spring of 1917, and for
a few months engaged in various purSaturday
suits until April, 1918, when I was
Detroit, Oct. 25. (First
drafted into the army and was sent
day Regular) luncheon,
to Camp Taylor, Ky. Thanks to the
p. m.t Chamber of Commerce,
experiences under "Coal Oil John,"
Main and Seneca streets.
Captain Fairfax at ".State," I was
Lexington, Oct. 11. (Second Satsoon sent to Infantry Officers Training School at Camp Gordon, Ga., from
urday Regular) luncheon
which I was graduated as a 'Shave
12:00, Lafayette Hotel.
James A. Yates, Life Member of tail" in November, 1918.
Chicago, Oct. 20. (Third Monday
the Alumni Association, sends us
Inasmuch as by that time, our boys
Regular) luncheon at Field's following letter: "You will find the
en"Over There" had knocked the GerGrill.
closed my check for $5.00, which will man War Lord into a cocked hat, I
Regular) dinner at Dixieland
pay up dues for another year and was commissioned to the Reserve and
furnish a few pennies extra to help
Somerset, Nov. 7. (First Friday out in promoting the good work that returned to civil life.
Returining to Louisville in DecemBuffalo, Oct. 11.
(Second Satur- - is being done by our Alumni Asso1918, I looked about for someRegular) 7:30 p. m. at Dr. ciation. We certainly ought to push ber, definite for a gainful pursuit,
the University of Kentucky forward, nnd remembering my experience in
and no one is in better position to selling advertising for "The Kenhelp do this than those who have tucky Kernel," (in my early days at
completed, and are out in the field State called the "Idea") I finally set(GREATER KENTUCKY
at work. I assure you I am glad tled on the printing and advertising
to have a little part in helping to business. Accordingly,
I have, for
"More perfect cooperation could not push
forward the work of my Alma over five years past, been selling this
T)e desired than that which the Presi-deMater."
line in live Louisville, and am now
and Board of Trustees of the
Professor Yates is head of the deuniversity have given the Alumni As- partment of chemical and physical junior member of the firm and sales
sociation in its efforts to carry out sciences and director of electrical and vertising the livest printing and ad
south of the
the building program provided for it I mining engineering at the Kansas Ohio riverorganization The Kentucky
ivt'iuucuj r uuu. State Teacher's College. He received Printshop Company, Louisville, Ky.
uruuivr tr i.
These gentlemen are due the credit his M. S. in '99.
Enoch Grehan may say this is
for the present status of the Basket"punk" copy and Dr. Dantzler may
ball Building and Stadium. They
say my English is "bum" and Cotsaw that our collections were slow
This office in in receipt of dues and ton Noe may say all his hours on me
and came to our assistance in a fI
inancial manner that spelled success. advice from Mrs. William C. Hobdey were wasted, but what boots it!
editor of the
It bchooveB every subscriber to meet that her address is changed from 65o, love them all and if ye can.
Divise-derClara avenue to 2841
Kernel can stand it, I
bis payemnts promptly in order that Santa San
Francisco, Cal. Dr. Hob
Often, when flights of fancy take
wo may keep the faith of these men.
dey, '93, has offices 740 Flood Bldg. me back to the days of 1914 to 1917,
The present status of this fund is
pleasant and happy times I spent on
the campus of Kentucky State UniA campaign was launched by the
I acknowledge receipt of your let versity. Each fancy brings to mind
Alumni Association in 1923 for Two ter of September 27. I shall be out the many friendships made among
Hundred Thousand ($200,000.00) Dol-Uat- s, of the Chicago office for the next faculty and students and, what a
to bo distributed as follows:
Upon my return, I shall be pleasure it is to meet any of them
$140,000.00 very glad to communicate with the now and how much they have meant
40,000.00 different members of the Alumni As- in my life.
10,000.00 sociation in regard to the amounts
I will always feel indebted to the
10,000.00 they owe on the Stadium fund. Also, university for what it has done for
I shall be glad to solicit contributions me shall always cherish its ideals
$200,000.00 from those who have not given
and associations and last, but not
of this campaign is as
least, will serve it in any way I can.
Number of pledges, 5,863
Greetings to all,
With kindest personal regards, I
Very cordially yours,
J. M. (Sap) Robinson, cx-1J.. W. Carnahan.
Amount collocted and de19
posited to credit of Geo.
Carsie Humomnds, who has been
B. Carey, Treas.
Wren J. Grinstead, head of the de- teaching during the past year in the
Deposited with D. II.
partment of foreign languages, East- high school at Bremen, is now doing
16,694.95 ern Kentucky State Normal School, graduate work at tho University of
Peak since June 1,
Richmond, is now living on South Kentucky. His residence address is
$235,905.57 Second street.
Total to date
334 Clifton avenue.
THE KERNEL STAFF
"Enclosed you will find check cov
John H. Kehoe, manager of tho
Tho Kernel Staff deserves high Royal Laundry, Inc., 219 East Plaza, ering my alumni dues for the current
commendation for their decision to Reno, Nevada, has moved from 810 year.
"I feel that the organized effort;
run a printing plant of their own. Mill street to 457 Lake street.
of tho alumni of Kentucky are ac
The first issue was fine in appearance
complishing great things.
and showed that it hud some real
Elizabeth Joy Pride, daughter of what has already been done, it should
hustlers back of it. In tho early days
M "The Idea" now tho Kentucky Ker J. T. Pride, ex , 307 West Kentucky inspire others to Do it for Kentucky.
"If you feel that there is anything
nel, it was a very difficult task for street, Louisville, is a freshman this
tho students to mako a success of year in tho college of Arts and Sci that I can do for you here in Memfi ences at tho University of Kentucky. phis, I will be glad to hear from you.
thin rnlhL'o nublication from the
Later its size was Mr. Pride is president of the Louis
Mr. Bland's address is 714 Central
changed, giving more Bpace for ad- ville Alumni Club.
Station, Memphis, Tenn.
vertising and with this its growth
and success have been constant. Dur21
James F. Stigers, enclosing check
ing tho past few years tho university
George Buchheit is coaching has
has aided very materially by collect- for $2.00, advises this office that he
ing Htudent fees, a nart of which is civil engineer with tho department kctball at Trinity College, Durham,
is used for this paper. Its news is of State Roads and Highways, at N. C.
of interest to the alumni anu Keeps Sturgls.
them in contact with tho happenings
"I am writing you this letter for
on the campus as nothing else can
T. Bogard, 1202 South one reason and that is this: I want
do. The staff lias our best wishes
you to remember that this member
of tho past graduating class has not
so soon forgotten old U. of K., and
thnt if there is any wny whatever
thnt I can do anything for the university. I do not wish for tiioso who
should nsk to hesitate to ask, and
thnt the Student
Speakers Bureau shall even exceed
my expectations upon its organization, in tho coming bond issue campaign. Those selected by the speakers committee of tho university could
veritably set the woods afire nnd if
they nro not given the most frequent
of opportunities in the coming campaign, 1 shnll feel that the thing has
not been done exactly right.
Yours for a bigger and better Uni-
"Watch your Watch'
CAREFUL WATCH REPAIRING
Caskcy Jewelry Co.
157 South Lime
versity of Kentucky,
Robert L. Porter,
Mr. Porter received his LL.B. in '24.
Dorothy Potter is studying
for a master's degree in physical education at Columbia University. Her
address is 1230 Amsterdam avenue,
"Enclosed find $2.00 as payment of
my dues for this year. Kindly send
the "Kernel" to me at 302 Chestnut
street, in care of Mrs. May, St. Marys,
Pa. If possible, send mc tho first
issue too. I am with tho Spcer
There are four Kentucky men here nnd we hope you S
beat Centre this year.. Wish I could
be there to sec you do it.
A Quiet and Refined Place To Eat
Luncheon 11:30 to 2:00
Sunday Dinner 12:00 to 2:00
149 South Lime
40r Plate Lunce
Arthur Bickcl "Bick"
50c Plate Dinner
750 Frelinghuysen Avenue,
Newark, N. J.
Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia
MANUFACTURERS OF WEATHER
TO MAKE "EVERY
with the help of the following Kentuckians:
J. I. Lyle, '96
J. E. Boling,
H. Worsham, ' 6
T. Lyle, '00
L. L. Lewis,
R. Waterfill, 20
M. S. Smith,
J. H. Bailey, '20
W. B. Thornton, '21
R. L. Jones,
J. R. Duncan, ' 2
N. O. Belt,
R. R. Taliaferro,
A. P. Shanklin, 23
Some pay their dues when due,
Others never do.
How due you due, ALUMNUS,
How due you DUE?
Two Dollars pay dues for a year and secure all publications
mailed from this office including the Kernel. This Alumni
Year began on Alumni Day, May 31, 1924.
Make checks payable to W. C. WILSON, TREAS. and mail
to Alumni Office.
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proud of it.
Sufficient money for final payment on the Dean Lafferty portrait for the College of Law has
not yet been subscribed. Checks
may be sent to W, S. Hamilton,
'07, 707 Marion E. Taylor Building, Louisville, Ky.
John is from Mayfield, the great
flour city of western Kentucky. He
plays end and tips the scales at 163
pounds. John tells us he is 23 years
of age. He did no work during the
summer, but advance practice has
converted his body into a mass of
Call him "Bick" and he'll answer
His business is to keep the
other fellow from getting over into
school and the football camp.
Louisville and seems to bo
Curtis "Tubby" Sauer
"Tubby" also hails from Louisville
and Coach Murphy is planning to
use him at center this year. Sauer
was a regular on the varsity squad
last year and the brunt of the 'cat
kicking attack fell on his shoulders.
He lacks a great geal being a
but he makes it up in width.
Emanuel Van Meter "Chunky"
This big fellow towers over all of
'em and when ho hits them, they fall.
Plays tackle. Went to summer school
and worked on the stadium during
his spare time. He is as hard as
they get to be, and we expect him to
be a big cog in the 'cat machinery
this year. Tells us his home is in
McGurks & O'Briens
Sandwiches and Ices
One of the best
on the Blue and White squad.
can play at end or at half and is a
"bear" at cither position. He comes
from Louisville, where he began his
Kenneth King "Ken"
King plays left end. He came to
us from Louisville and would be a
valuable asset to any football team.
Ken was a visitor at the Wildcat
camp down on the Kentucky river a
few days early in tho fall. He worked for an electrical company in De
troit during the summer.
MEET THE MEN
"Powerful Katrinka of the gridiron" is all that one can call him.
His 220 pounds of avoirdupois add
very few if any to his speed, but
Coach Murphy is trying to get him
to work off some of his tonnage and
speed 'em up a little bit. He makes
the best guard one could wish to see.
Down at Frankfort he saved lives
during the summer and acquired proficiency in his work. Please keep an
optic on "Tiny" this year.
Dinner 5:30 to 7:30
"I have loented among people with
such an overflowing
that I have very little time to think
about getting homesick.
do think about dear old U. of K. and
would like for you to see that my
individual copy of the Kernel is mailed out on time, as I crave news.
"Anytime that I mny put my 'aye'
to some progressive program for the
university, let me hear of it.
Yours very truly,
football career. Attended the Wildcat early fall camp on the Kentucky
river. He'll probably get in most
of the games this year.
Occupation or Employment
(Glvo Maiden name of wife, dato of marrlago, names and ages of