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2 > Image 2 of The Kentucky Kernel, October 21, 1927

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,j PAGE TWO THE KENTUCKY KERNEL ALUMNI PAGE Subscribe for THE KERNEL And Help the Association of THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY FRANKFORT COACH Former Wildcat Star Will Have Chasge of All Athletics at Capital High James, Park, '15 School Mrs. Rodes Estill, Raymond SECRETARY-TREASURE- R 21 CAPTAINED L. Kirk, '24 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 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 ASSEMBLY & . . 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 This 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 afield. 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 The 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. It 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. should Alumni in four of our neighboring states have aided the They 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 that. 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. ' 4 O- - to be an active member from now on Mr. Haynes is a fluospar mine oper ator and lives in Marion, Ky. TheyTellMe o o A. T. (Chuck) ex-2- 4, I JUDGE K. ANNOUNCEMENTS Homecoming Game, Thursday, November 24, Stoll Field, Lexington, Ky. Club Secretaries: Please .send in the dates and places for your regular winter meetings. Help us keep everyone informed as to the activities of the association. Rice, Jr., 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 team 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 games. 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 Kentucky western interscholastic championship in 1925 and 1926 and placed third in the state meet both years. He attended the Kentucky coaching school this summer. L HIFNER DIES IN FLORIDA Graduate of Class of 1887, One of Oldest U. K. Alumni, Succumbs After Heart 'Attack BASKETEERS WAS 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 Graham. ' 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. POPULAR 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 Order. 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 He 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. LUNCHEONETTE CANDIES TOBACCOS MAGAZINES Bead into DIRECT LINE FROM TO All Points ia the NQRTH, EAST, SOUTH AND WEST Cincinnati, New Orleans, Jacksonville, The CarsliMs ami St. Lraig Convenient Schedules; to All Points For Tickets, Reservations, Descriptive Literature and Information, Communicate With W. 1L CLINKIN BEARD City Ticket Ageat CHAS. F. BIGELOW Division Passenger Agent 118 We Carry .A FULL LINE OP THE BEST Fountain Pens In the newest shapes and colors. Guaranteed makes. PARKERS WATERMANS Gym Building When on Lexington It's THE LAFAYETTE In the Heart of the Blue Grass tUl ft A Lexington, Kentucky Remarks: , FOR QUICK SERVICE TRY OUR COFFEE SHOP MAIN DINING ROOM: ' William Abithal Wallace, '12 Club Breakfast 50c up Noon Day Luncheon 85c c John Rudolph Watson, '12 Charles Leon Bosley, '13 RATES $2.50 UP Circulating Ice Water in Every Room Fireproof Garage in Connection Harry George Korphage, '12 us Henry Jordan Beam, B. S. C. E. 1922, tells us that he was married last r 300 ROOMS ALL WITH BATH Mary Irene Hughes, '12 Ann Mary Risen, A. B. 1923, tells that she is teaching in Hunting- Algernon Sidney Winston, '12 ton, W. Va., this year. She has been teaching English and domestic arts in Toledo, 111., before taking the position in Huntington Her address is Philip Arthur Whitacre, '12 .. 1213 Sixth avenue, Huntington, W. Va. SHAEFFERS CONKUNS Campus Book Store Wesleyan-Kentuck- Occupation. East Main Street, LexiagtM, Ky. t Grover Cleveland Mills, '11 Walton Perkins, '12 ' LEXINGTON 8. Joseph Millett Lewis, '12 L. E. GRIFFING, Prop. SOUTHERN RAILWAY SYSTEM Charles Leon Peckinpaugh, '03 8. CHICKEN DINNER Sundays. 5 to 8 P. M. NEW MANAGEMENT NEW SERVICE "Where Friends Meet" LIST Edward P. Morris, B. S. M. E. 1926, is an erection engineer for' the Cqe The Alumni office would appreciate it if you would Manufacturing Company 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 i 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. Pfceae M9Z Corner Rose and College View Phone 4039 V LOST 5T. ROSE STREET CONFECTIONERY , ALUMNI WEST SHORT CITIZEN 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 He 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 Angeles. 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 Corporation. 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. Owensboro. 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 street. 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 College. 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 Iowa. 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 Name Degree Class church choirs in the city. He spent the week-en- d here with his parents y and attended the Address for sending Kernel. game. 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. His address is 2318, Bonnycastle avenue. The Typewriter Store Altrani Assn. Secy.-Trea- s. STANDARD TYPEWRITER EXCHANGE 'CHUCK' RICE MADE T RAYMOND KIRK Published By And For University Alumni alumni Association PRESIDENT SPECIAL RENTAL RATES TO STUDENTS All Makes SALE OR RENT Edited by ( Table d'Hote Dinner $1.50 FOLLOW U. S. 25 or U. S. 60 i L. B. Shouse, President and General Manager ' H