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THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
And Help the Association
THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Former Wildcat Star Will Have
Chasge of All Athletics
at Capital High
James, Park, '15
Mrs. Rodes Estill,
L. Kirk, '24
Dr. George II. Wilson, '04
Dr.. E. C. Elliott, '02
Wm. rt.Townseiul 12
Walter Hillenmeyer, '11
Wayland Rhodes. '15
W. C. Wilson, '13
ALUMNI AND THE GENERAL
Alumni of the University of Kentucky, like the alumni of
many other state maintained universities, often lack interest in
the workings of their alma mater. They know that the university is supported and maintained by the state and for this reason
concentrate their interests in the athletic teams of the school
and leave the other activities to thestate and the officials:
is a. condition that the alumni associations in a great many of
the state supported schools are using every effort to correct.
The University of Kentucky is particularly unfortunate in
having this condition exist to an alarming degree. Our alumni
know too little of what their alma mater is doing off the football
Our alumni, through ignorance, fail to render a service
that would be invaluable to the university. The service in itself
is a simple matter.
Learn the needs of the university and then
use. your influence to help your school realize the needed assistance from, its only source of income.
Ima great many of the univprsities and colleges, not supported
by the state, alumni are called on each year to help carry on the
This we are not called upon to do.
work of their alma maters.
We can be
We are asked for no direct financial assistance.
instrumental in getting for our university the needed financial
assistance if wc organize and do a minimum fo work. This
service can be told in a Very few words.
Within a few months the members of the General Assembly
of Kentucky will meet in Frankfort to attend to the business of
governing the State of Kentucky for the next two years.
general assembly will at this time make appropriations for the
maintenance and expansion of all the state supported instituIn November the men who will make up
tions, for two years.
this general assembly will be elected. Each district will send
These men know '
its representatives and senators to Frankfort.
little of the University of Kentucky. They tare not acquainted
with the services that the university renders to Kentucky.
In the ten years just passed attendance at the University of
Kentucky has grown until now it is approximately 2,500.
When the university
has. more than doubled during this, time.
opened in the fall of 1919 there were 1,200 students enrolled.
The officials were pressed that year to make classroom space
to take care of the youth of our state who sought higher education. This year with an enrollment of nearly 2,500 the same
There has been no
amount of classroom space is available.
addition of classroom space during this time, with the exception
of an addition to the Chemistry building. Young women students have been turned away time and time again because there
was not sufficient dormitory space to take care of them. These are but a few of the facts that alumni of the state
place before the members of the General Assembly of
Tell .these men
Kentucky before these men leave for Frankfort.
what the university is doing for Kentucky and explain that there
will be more and more students each year who will seek educaExplain that if Kentucky cannot
tion here at the university.
furnish these students with the proper training they may not be
able to get it elsewhere.
Alumni in four of our neighboring states have aided the
phenominal growth and expansion of their universities.
attained, their, aim by organization and work, and only a little
Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and West Virginia,
work at that.
with their universities, younger than our's are outdistancing us
in their growth and expansion. We as Kentuckians cannot allow
Meet your senator and your representative and get them
to promise to support the university during the coming 'session
A personal appeal will go a long way and
of the legislature.
cost you only a1 little time. '
to be an active member from now on
Mr. Haynes is a fluospar mine oper
ator and lives in Marion, Ky.
A. T. (Chuck)
November 24, Stoll Field, Lexington, Ky.
in the dates and places for your
regular winter meetings.
us keep everyone informed as to
the activities of the association.
A. B. 1925,
has been made head coach and is in
charge of all athletics of the Frankfort High school at Frankfort, Ky.
Chuck hailed from Paris and was for
several years a star performer on the
University of Kentucky teams. He
already has taken over his new
charges and is putting them through
their paces. Ho was coach at Sturgis
last year and year before.
Chuck is well remembered by sport
fans of the Blue Grass and of Kentucky as a basketball player who
starred on the Wildcat teams for four
years. Chuck started his career in
the blue and white uniform in 1920,
the sear before the freshman rule became effective in the Southern conference, arid played ton .the teams of the
university until jn 1924.
In 1922 in recognition of his out- standing work on the football 'field,
end by a
be was chosen
unanimous vote and received honorable mention on the
chosen that year. He was equally
adept at shooting the ball through the
hoop as he was at snagging forward
passes and in 1924 captained the
Wildcat team wlu'ch won 13 out of 15
For the past two years Chuck has
been coach of all athletics at the Sturgis High school where he turned out
teams which surprised many of their
rivals by their unexpected strength.
His track team at Sturgis won the
championship in 1925 and 1926 and
placed third in the state meet both
years. He attended the Kentucky
coaching school this summer.
DIES IN FLORIDA
Graduate of Class of 1887, One
of Oldest U. K. Alumni, Succumbs After Heart
BALLANTINE GOES UP
Thomas A. Ballantine, who received
his LL. B. degree from the University
of Kentucky here in 1925, has completed a four weeks' training course
in life, accident and group insurance
with the Travelers Insurance Company of Hartford, Conn. Mr. Ballantine is a field assistant of the Louisville branch office of the co'fnpany.
Mr. Ballantine practiced law in Louisville for two years and was connected
with the office of Norman, Quirk and
ALUMNUS AT ALABAMA
Louis B. Shackleford, A. B. 1925,
who' completed work for- his master's
degree at. the University of Kentucky
last year has accepted a position as
assistant professor in English at the
University of Alabama. Last year,
while completing the work for his
M. A., he was an instructor in English here at the university. He began
his duties at Alabama in September.
June to Miss Dorothy Harrington.
He is located in Detroit, Mich., where
he is manager of the sales office of
the Alvey-FergusConveyor Company, of Cincinnati. He is making
excellent progress in his profession,
at least he was able to get married.
He and his bride are living at 725
Strathmore drive, Apartment 314, Detroit, Mich.
Sole Dealer: L. C. Smith and Co rem Typewriters, Inc.
On. Coart House
Judge Kerney Lee Hifner, who was
graduated from the University with
the degree of B. S. with the class of
1887, died at his home in Lake Worth,
Fla., May 19, 1927, according to an
account of his death' which has just
reached the alumni office. He was in
apparent good health and his death
came as a result of heart trouble. He
was buried in Lake Worth and the funeral was conducted by the Masonic
Judge Hifner was born in Jessamine county in 1864 and was 63 years
old when he died. He lived for the
greater part of his life in Kentucky
and went to Florida in 1914.
moved to Lake Worth, building the
first house in that town. He was for
years in the contracting and building business. He was the first town
clerk of Lake Worth, retiring at the
expiration of his term of office. When
a charter was granted to the town,
creating the office of police judge,
Judge Hifner was elected to that of
fice, which he held until his death.
He was in apparent good health
the day he died and had gone that
morning into his fruit grove near his
house. He suddenly became ill and
was assisted to his house by farm
hand. He died withm a few minutes,
So popular .was Judge Hifner that
his death was mourned by the entire
town of Lake Worth. He was one
of the leading and most outstanding
citizens of that town.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs
Annie. Young Hifner, to whom he was
married in Nicholasville, Ky., Decern
ber 5, 1889; one brother, W. A. Hif
ner, and three sisters, Mrs. Mettie
Gregson, Mrs. A. D. Woods and Mrs.
Mamie O'Neal, all of Lexington.
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Ann Mary Risen, A. B. 1923, tells
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Toledo, 111., before taking the position in Huntington Her address is Philip Arthur Whitacre, '12 ..
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East Main Street, LexiagtM, Ky.
Grover Cleveland Mills, '11
Walton Perkins, '12
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Sundays. 5 to 8 P. M.
"Where Friends Meet"
Edward P. Morris, B. S. M. E. 1926,
is an erection engineer for' the Cqe
The Alumni office would appreciate it if you would
f Paines-vill- e,
Ohio. Morris let a year slip office addresses of any of the graduates listed below.
by without getting The Kerhel but
that was as long as he could stand John Ralph Lancaster, '03
it. He is on our list now andvwe intend to keep him there. He seems to
be doing right well too.
Ernest James Murphy, '05
Margaret Tandly, A. B. 1926, is another from this class who is going
to get The Kernel for the first time Frank H. Darnall, '05
this year. She is an instructor in
English at the RJurray State Teachers College and lives on North Fourth
Helen Louise Jeager, '04 (Mrs. Carl G. Ramsdell)
street, Murray, Ky.
Corner Rose and College View
ROSE STREET CONFECTIONERY
Frank P. Geurin, A. B. in Education 1926, is beginning' his sixth year
as teacher in the high schools of Tulsa, Okla. Last summer he completed
work for his master's degree here at
is at present located at 1228 Kei(th the university. The degree will be
conferred later. He tells us that he is
building, Cleveland, Ohio.
living at 309 East Eighth street, Tul
for $3.00 last week for his 1927-2- 8
William Jay Schoene, B. S. Agr., sa, AKia.
dues. Mr. Lewis began teaching in
1905, is still another on the roll of
Avory Early Ewan, B. S. in Agri- Hardin in. 1924 when he was iastruc
honor. He has been active evry year
since before 1914. He is state ento- culture 1910, is a member of the tor in vocational agriculture.
mologist for Virginia and lives in association who has not missed a year now is principal of the city schools.
Bkcksburg. He is married and has since his graduation. He is a merWilliam D. 4Futrell, B. S. M. E
four children: Charles Audrey, 18; chant and is located in Greenville,
Sara Elizabeth, 16; Mary Margaret, Ky. He married Miss Mary Alice 1922 is euipment engineer for the
LovelL in 1916 and they have two chil- Western Electric Company in Chica
10, and William Jay, 6.
dren: Lydia Allison Ewan, 10, and go. He has been with this jfcompany
Avory Lovell Ewan, 8. He also is ever since graduation and has been
Sallyneil Wather, 1905 (Mrs. Scott
located both ia Chicago and New
Braden, is. another who was in- a member of our honor roll club.
York. He sent us his check last week
active about ten years and reEdith Lewis Farmer, B. S. 1926, is for 1927-2- 8 dues.' His address is 4060
turned last year as 'an active
member and renewed her mem- another from this class who has paid Sheridan road Chicago, 111.
bership early this year. She is co- up for this year. The class of 1926 is
leading all others in the number of
J. Paul Cain, B. S. M. E. 1023, so
ordinator and science instructor in
Miss far has maintained a perfect record
the Frank Wiggins Trade School of paid up members this year.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Her residence Farmer lives at 244 Aylesford place, He has been active each year since
address is Auditorium hotel, Los Lexington, Ky., but this year she is his graduation. After he was grad
teaching home economics in the high uated he went with the American
school at Lewisburg, Ky.
Rolling Mill Companyxand has been
in their service in Mexico, West Vir
J. H. Bailey,, B. M. E. 1920, is loStephen Emory Caudill, B. C. E. ginia and now is located in Ashland.
cated in Chicago where he is an engineer with the Carrier Engineering 1910, is another who has been active
Forrest G. Mercer, B. A. in Educa
He sent us a letter a for a good many years. He is assistfew days ago asking to be put'on the ant division engineer for the state tion 1927, has returned to his home
highway department of Alabama. At. town and has taken a position teachrecords as an active member of the
Alumni Association. His address is present his address is 438 East Moul-to- n ing in the Junior High school of
street, Decatur, Ala.
1640 Pratt boulevard, Chicago.
He is beginning in the
Junius Lewis, B. S. in Agriculture right manner and we look .forward to
E. V. Schults, B. S. 1927, is an industrial chemist with the Kappers 1920, tells us that he is principal of his long and active, membership in the
Company of Jersey City, N. J. He the Hardin Graded and High school association. His address is 210 E'tut
Kyi He sent us his check Twenty-thir- d
lives at 226 North Third street,
Newark, N. J. Schults began the
right way by becoming a member of
the association as soon as he graduated.
R. Taylor Harris,
is one of
the large number of former students
who put to shame all those graduates
who fail t show the proper interest
in their Alma Mator and the Alumni
Association. He has' been active in
the association since he left the uni
Mary Lee Taylor, B. S. 1925, who is
versity. He is at present a farmer
head of the home' economics depart
and lives in Nolan, W. Va.
ment of Western Kentucky Teachers
Chastin Wilson Haynes, B. S. 1905
W. Preston White, B. M. E. 1923, College at Bowling Green, is on a
returned to the association as an act- sent us a letter the other day in leave of absence for one year. She
ive member in 1925, after being inact- which he enclosed a check for his is taking graduate work at Iowa State
Her address is Gray Cot
ive for almost ten years. Now that dues" for 1927-2He recently
his permanent address is on our files
special agent for the North' tage, Ames, Iowa. She went to Westit is prabablc that he will continue western Life Insurance Company and ern Kentucky Teachers College right
after her graduation and has been
there since until this year. She will
return after completing her work in
SEND 'EM IN FOLKS!
Paul W. Mathews, B." S. in Agricul
ture 1925, was a visitor on the campus las.t week. He dropped into this
Enclosed find check for $3.00 for Alumni Dues for 1927-2office to renew his membership. Paul
is music director of the high schools
at Fort Wayne, Indiana. Besides this
he is derector of one or the largest
church choirs in the city. He spent
the week-en- d
here with his parents
and attended the
Address for sending Kernel.
William Henry Grady, B. M. E.
1905, M. E. 1918, is another who deserves a prominent place on our honor roll. He has been active in the
association without missing a year
since 1914 He is ati present general
superintendent of the American Cre
osoting Company of Louisville.
address is 2318, Bonnycastle avenue.
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