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6 > Page 6 of Ancestry, life and reminiscences of Gen. Wilbur R. Smith, Lexington, Kentucky, many years an educator, official and honored citizen / the inception of this book was by resolution from the Philemporium Society of the Commercial College of Kentucky University.

WILRTIR R. SMITH Exercises of the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of his connection with Kentucky University, including distinguished speakers, Gov- ernor Bradley, State Superintendent McC`hesnev, and others. Presentation of Silver loving cup. A tribute paid him at; fL Len- tucky University Banquet by a graduate, who was afte r ward Dean of Law College of Transylvania University Change of name of Kentucky University, by State Legislative enact- ment, to Transylvania University and transfer of the Com- mercial College of Kentuckv University to General Smith. Resolutions offered and Sheffield pitcher presented him by Officers of Kentuckv University at their last meeting. Incorporating the Wilbur R. Smith Business College. CHAPTER V. WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION. Commissioner from Kentuckv to World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. 'Appointed by Governor John Young Brown Juror of Award at World's Columbian Exposition. Reminiscences of World's Columbian Exposition, where he met many distinguished men. Reception given at the Kentucky building of World's Columbian Exposition to Hon. John G. Carlisle, Secretary of the United States Treasury. CHAPTER VI. UNITED STATES SENATOR W. 0. BRADLEY. At the Centennial of Incorporation of Augusta, Ky. Appointed Colonel in 1895, and served three years. Adjutant General of Kentucky under Governor Bradley. Christening Battleship Kentucky. Various trips with Governor Bradley, meeting prominent people. Accompanied Governor Bradley on a visit to President-elect William McKinley, Canton, Ohio. Reception at Executive Mansion. Camp Wilbur Smith. Meeting General Alger, Secretary of War. Reminiscence of mobilization of ten thousand troops at Camp Hamilton, Receptions, etc. Governor Bradley entertains Generals of the U. S. Army and Staffs, at the Governor's Mansion. 6