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Best Copy PAGE TWO i KENTUCKY KERNEL j Alumni fat?s fourth avenue, Louisville, is now chief engineer with the Kentucky Utilities Company, 825 Marion E. Taylor Bldg. MO 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 Home-made 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 Ml 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 M6 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 CALENDAR entered business 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 Engineers' Club. 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 1 :15 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. corner Captain Fairfax at ".State," I was Lexington, Oct. 11. (Second Satsoon sent to Infantry Officers Training School at Camp Gordon, Ga., from at urday Regular) luncheon '90 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 Inn. 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, thing the University of Kentucky forward, nnd remembering my experience in Norflect's office. 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 FUND 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 man for 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 namely, i ai i f i ivt'iuucuj r uuu. State Teacher's College. He received Printshop Company, Louisville, Ky. in uiu 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 '94 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 as follows: '96 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: month. 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 Stadium 40,000.00 different members of the Alumni As- in my life. Basketball Auditorium 10,000.00 sociation in regard to the amounts Patterson Memorial I will always feel indebted to the 10,000.00 they owe on the Stadium fund. Also, university for what it has done for Student Loan 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 The status least, will serve it in any way I can. Number of pledges, 5,863 follows: Greetings to all, With kindest personal regards, I $221,549.00 am Amount pledged Very cordially yours, J. M. (Sap) Robinson, cx-1J.. W. Carnahan. Amount collocted and de19 posited to credit of Geo. '99 Carsie Humomnds, who has been 68,964.62 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 1924 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. BETWIXT US THE KERNEL STAFF 02 20 "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 Seeing '04 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 Clyde Bland." Later its size was Mr. Pride is president of the Louis nanclal side. 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 07 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. '22 them in contact with tho happenings 08 "I am writing you this letter for on the campus as nothing else can George T. Bogard, 1202 South one reason and that is this: I want do. The staff lias our best wishes I 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 I hope quick. 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' Phone 2682 Ht. SMOCK T. CAREFUL WATCH REPAIRING Satisfaction Guaranteed Formerly with Caskcy Jewelry Co. 157 South Lime Lexington versity of Kentucky, Robert L. Porter, Hazard, Ky. Mr. Porter received his LL.B. in '24. '23 Dorothy Potter is studying for a master's degree in physical education at Columbia University. Her address is 1230 Amsterdam avenue, Miss New York City. "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 d Company. 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. H "Yours sincerely, Clifton Mock." A Quiet and Refined Place To Eat Car-bon- Luncheon 11:30 to 2:00 S Sunday Dinner 12:00 to 2:00 '24 149 South Lime Al Kirwan 40r Plate Lunce Arthur Bickcl "Bick" 1 50c Plate Dinner Carrier Engineernig Corporation 750 Frelinghuysen Avenue, Newark, N. J. Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia MANUFACTURERS OF WEATHER TO MAKE "EVERY DAY A GOOD DAY" with the help of the following Kentuckians: J. I. Lyle, '96 E. J. E. Boling, 1 5 H. Worsham, ' 6 T. Lyle, '00 1 L. L. Lewis, '07 R. Waterfill, 20 M. S. Smith, 08 J. H. Bailey, '20 '2 W. B. Thornton, '21 R. L. Jones, J. R. Duncan, ' 2 N. O. Belt, 1 R. R. Taliaferro, 1 3 22 A. P. Shanklin, 23 7E5a5E5HS25E5H5BSESS5E5HSSS25H5E5E5H5ESE Some pay their dues when due, Some when over-du- e Others never do. How due you due, ALUMNUS, How due you DUE? ALUMNI DUES 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. (Fill blank below) proud of it. NOTICE YeB No TO LAW ALUMNI 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. ! SHSHSSSaSHSHSHSESHSHSHSESHSHSHSHSHSESHSESHSHSHSSSHSESaSESHSHSHSHSHSHSHff John Shelton 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 hardened muscle. Call him "Bick" and he'll answer you. His business is to keep the other fellow from getting over into territory. Attended summer his He school and the football camp. Louisville and seems to bo lives in i Try Our 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 Winchester. 2-- x McGurks & O'Briens Sandwiches and Ices One of the best players on the Blue and White squad. Al 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. Telephone 572 EAT AT MEET THE MEN "Tiny" Montgomery "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. g Dinner 5:30 to 7:30 "I have loented among people with such an overflowing of hospitality that I have very little time to think about getting homesick. However, I 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, Thomas Baird.." football career. Attended the Wildcat early fall camp on the Kentucky river. He'll probably get in most of the games this year. R Namo Residence Address Degree Class Graduate Business Address Occupation or Employment (Glvo Maiden name of wife, dato of marrlago, names and ages of children.) J X' I