Snapp '23 Conducts J. Frank Battaile '08 Buffalo and New York
Boys Glee Club Concert Is Killed in Accident Entertain Engineers
Sends Death Results From Internal In
juries Received When Auto-hil- o
Crushes Into Fence
Interesting Letter to Alum-
Editor W. C. Wilson, Alumni Secretary
Assistant Editor, Helen J. Osborne
J. Frank Battaile '08, prominent
Snapp, class of 1923, who
business mnn nnd life
of the Van Lear Loxintrton
irlinnls nroiliiced n Mnlo Glee Club member of the Alumni Association
concert hero on Mnrch 2, 1920. died as tho result of internal injuries
There were twenty voices a n d received when his automobile crashed
en vp n v n r i e d program into a fence, Friday, Mnrch 20, about
nine miles from Lexington
Everyone enjoy1o a large audience.
ed the concert and Mr. Snnpj) is to Richmond pike.
The accident occurred in front of
he congratulated for ts success.
While nt tho University Mr. Snapp the farm of Jerome S. Hnle and Mr.
was a member of the University Glee nnd Mrs. Hale were among those
Club and prominent in nil student reached the spot before Mr.
Mr. Battaile told Mr.
.iclivities. He is n member ot me died.
For stcerimr wheel locked.
Delta Tan Delta fraternity.
drivthree years hp had has been Superin-tf.mli.- rear wheel was torn off, and the the
nf the Van Lear schools and er was thrown forwnrd against
steering wheel, then thrown back
in that time he has done many splenIn the seat
did things for tho benefit of the school again nnd ho fell down
behind the wheel, according to Miss
Porter, eye witness to the
I Mm now tonchinir
nrimar.V work Hnttio
trcgedy. He did not think himself
under Mr. Snapp.
seriously hurt, nnd it was the inten
Alwjivs wisbinir for bicger and tion of those moving him to let him
better things for the
lie on the automobile cushion at the
side of tho road until an ambulance
called from Lexington could reach the
shall Field Men's Store. (Grill Room.)
Louisville, April 22 U. of K. Banquet 6 p.m. nt the Brown Hotel.
Now York, April 0 Annual Dinner
Dnncc 7:30 p.m. nt the Hotel RooseDance 0:00 p.m. nt the Men's Gymvelt.
nasium, University of Kentucky.
Buffalo, April 10 (Second Saturday
Louisville, Mny 1 (First Saturdny
Regular) luncheon at 1:15 ChamRegular) luncheon nt 1:15, Kilt's
ber of Commerce, corner of Main and club.
Philadelphia, May 1 (First Saliir-daRegular) luncheon nt 1:15, EnChicngo, April ID (Third Monday
Regular) luncheon at 12:15 Mar gineers club, 1317 Spruce street.
LEXINGTON BUSINESS MEN WORK FOR
THE INTEREST OP THE UNIVERSITY
During the session of the legislature which closed on the 17th of last
month many of Lexington's business men worked for bills relating to benefits
for the university. Some of them went to Frankfort to use their influence
nnaaniro nf monKliros Mint tllCV tllOUirllt WOUld lllCUn lUUcll
the institution. These men are always found in the front lines
Thelmn II. Pierce
our battles and we think it due them that wo express our appreciation for
Were it not for them the university
their efforts through these columns.
would not fare as well as it docs. It was these men who contributed almost
$90,000.00 to the Greater Kentucky Campaign in 1923. Among those
went to Frankfort to aid our legislative program were George K. Graves,
James C. Stone, Senator Thomas A. Combs, David Ades, L. B. Shouse, John J. G. Bruce '24 and Sherrard
Were Addition at
G. Cramer, Charles T. Crowe, Dr. Samuel H. Halley, Desha
Meeting Friday Night
Commonwealth's Attorney Maury Kemper, Len G. Cox, Frank
Col. John Skain, Samuel B. Walton and R. W. Sounsnvall.
We are in receipt of the following
from tho Detroit Alumni club:
"J. G. Bruce '24 and Sherrnrd Noe
were additions to the Detroit
club at its regular meeting Friday
Friday,' March 2G, about 11:30 a.m. the life of this great and good
March 2G. in Webster Hall
cc,i imnt- - in ifim who crave it. This was a sad day for us Bruce is with the legal departments
friends since 1908. To us of the Fordson Coal Company witn
because Frank had been one of our closest personal
every courtesy that his headouarters mostly in Pineville.
he was always a gentleman of the highest type showing
ncoil,lp fnr nn man to disnlay toward his fellow man. There Noe recently left the Nokol Company
entered tliat to be state renresentative of the Frig
have been few students at the university since the day he
e wB idaire Company, a division of General
institution who did not know him and to know him wan to love
served on the Motors.
always active in the affairs of the university having at one time
"T. E. Warnock '02, C. E. Taylor '23,
hnnrd nf trustees as an alumni member.
E. H. Clark '16, G. B. Arnold 15, Dr.
n.f in Mm firontpr Knntuckv Camuaien and was Inga M. Werfiess '05 and C. E. Planck
iranK iuuku vujj uuu
'in were also at the meetinc.
a member of the executive campaign committee which met about
i,mi,. in Mire., hours each weeK. lie never seemeu iu wu
"Arnold is with the Buhl Verville
Almn Mntnr. At the time of his death he was a mem Aircraft Company at 2730 Scotten
capacity he gave us much avenue. Clark recently became factory
,ber of the general Alumni Association in which
representative for several ventilating
appliances and is in the Builders Lx
taken as a model by the rest 'chamre. fourth floor. Penobscot build
His alumni life was one that could well be
Ke did our
intr. Taylor is with Dodge Brothers,
of us and had we more who would show the interest that
We. extend our Warnock
the best in the country.
with the Paige Jewett
comrade, Company, Dr. Werness is registrar at
fn,iw Am mourn with them the loss of such a fine
by the executive the Detroit College of Medicine and
Elsewhere on this page will be found a resolution passed
we most heartily Planck is aviation editor of The Free
committee of the general afumni association with which
NEW YORK HAS ANNUAL
DINNER DANCE TONIGHT
THE KERNEL STAFF
The New York club of the Univer
sity of Kentucky will hold its Annual
Dinner Dance on Friday evening
April 9, at 7:30 p.m., at the Hotel
It is the cluWs desire to
have every fprrrier student of the
University of Kentucky to attend this
dinner, that happens to be in New
We expect Dr. McVey and
Dean Anderson to be present for the
occasion. There will also be plnety of
dancing to the tune of a good old
southern darky orchestra.
J. II. Gaiser '12, President.
very much that
we were not able to give notice
earlier of the plans made by
the New York club and the
the Senior engineering class from the
University of Kentucky on their an
nual inspection tour this spring.
There was no issue of The Kernel
last week, and the week before our
page was full of legislative matter
that could not well be divided. Be
of the heavy advertising just
body College for teachers, who will caujje
before Easter the students were un
speak on "Objectives of Supervision able to give us more space in their
part of the paper.
Features of the program arranged
Greenland is the second largest isUniversby Prof. M. E. Ligon, of the
ity of Kentucky, president of the as- land in the world, Australia being the
sociation, are music from the glee largest.
clubs of the state institutions and community singing at the opening of each
the newly elected officers by the resession.
Topics Are Announced
U. of K. Banquet
Topics for the three days of the
The University of Kentucky alumni
session, to be held in the First Chrisbanquet will be held on Thursday,
tian church, with the speakers upon April 22 at 0:00 p. m. Prof. J. T. C.
Thursday, Noe will be
are as follows:
toastniaster, music will
"Kentucky's Resources for Education," be furnished by the boys' and girls'
Professor Ligon will welcome the glee clubs und the following speakers
members and sjK'ak on "Kentucky Ed- will make addresses; Dr. Joseph Rooucational Association at the Parting mer, on "The University of Kentucky
of the Ways." President McVey of a Decade Ago"; John Y. Brown on
the University of Kentucky, will speak "The University of Today," and Presion "The Tax System of Kentucky." dent Frank L. McKey on "The UniThe University of Kentucky glee club versity in the Future."
will sing. At the evening
The university glee clubs, under the
Colonel Robins will speak. Friday the direction of Prof. Carl Lampert will
topis is "Supervison of Instruction." ulso sing on Thursday evening, April
Dr. Norman Frost will speak; P. II. 22, as part of the general program
Hopkins, supervisor of rural schools of of the K. E. A., when
Lieutenant Colthe state department at Frankfort onel Robing will speak. The Phi
will speak on "The Present Status of Delta Kappa fraternity, of which
Supervision of Instruction in Ken- there are 50 members tail no chapter
tucky" und Asbury College glee club in this state, will have a breakfast at
will sing. Dean W. S. Taylor 13, of the Seclbach hotel on the morning of
the College of Education of the Uni- the 22ud, and the Kappa Delta Pi, of
versity of Kentucky will speak on which the only chapter in the state,
"The Relation of the Supervisor to the is that the university, will have a
Teacher," and Dr. Roemer's address is breakfast at the Brown hotel on the
in the morning of April 23.
scheduled for 10:1)5 o'clock
Saturday the topic for dis- ternity admits women Jhe
us well as men
cussion is "Methods of Instruction." and is also an honorary educational
Dr. II. J. Donovan, professor of ele- organization.
mentary education in tho George
The Kentucky High School Athletic
College for Teachers, professor Association will have an athletic meetof elementary education in the George ing with dinner at the Kentucky hotel
Peabody College for Teachers, will distn Tuesday evening, April 20, and,
cuss "Methods of Teaching Reading." many other special features will be
Georgetown glee club will sing, included dii the four days of the conThe
and the meeting will close after a bus- ference, which will come to a close on
iness session und tho presentation of April 24.
,i.,rin.r ip,2fi-2has made a cood record for itself and Ave
r.- - v
A. II. Morris, managing
wish to congratulate J. A. Estes,
h.miiicss manaircr. They have handled the anairs
it is better this
nf their naner in a most admirable manner and we think
college weeklies and
voar than it has ever been. It ranks up near the top of
,.r tuo mv. fncoil with a new administration.
R. Bullock, Jr.,
After this issue the new staff will be composed of John
Neil Hummer, managing editor and James Shropshire, business
w thA inenminir staff crowning success and trust that
will' be able to complete payments on the equipment that they have
already acquired and purchase such acmiuonai equipment
bring the Kernel plant up to the best in tne country.
ot tne departWe cannot pass up thowork of Prof. Enoch Grehan, head
McLaughlin '03, instructor in the
ment of journalism and Miss Marguerite
department both of whom have given freely of their time in order that
country. Both have
department might compare favorably with the best in the
without them the staff
had years of practical experience and we know that
things that they have. We want
would not have been able to accomplish the
splendid work and loyalty not
to express our appreciation to them for their
university but also to the alumni association.
only to the
K. E. A. PLANS BIG
Many Conference Scheduled and
Lengthy Array of Speakers
Announced fdV Session
Which Begins 21st
DANIELS WILL SPEAK
Thousands of teachers from all
parts of tho state are expected in
Louisville to attend the annual meeting of the Kentucky Educational Association, April 21 to 24, for the most
elaborate program ever planned by
the association, in which more interest
is being shown than in any previous
meeting of the organization.
will be at the Brown hotel,
as will. also be the headquarters of the
University of Kentucky and the
Raymond Robins, of Chicago, lieutenant colonel in the United States
army and commissioner commanding
the American Red Cross mission in
Russia, will speak on the subject of
"Law Enforcement" on Thursday eve
Josephus Daniels, former secretary
of the navy, is to deliver an address
on tho evening of the 23rd. Other
speakers who will bo on the program
of unusual interest are Dr. Joseph
Roomer, professor of secondury education in the University of Florida and
secretary of the commission on secondary schools of the Associatioh of
Colleges and secondary schools of the
Southern states, who will speak on
tho subject "Supervision of High
School Instruction" on Friday morning, and Dr. Norman Frost, professor
of rural education in the George Pea- -
.4 A- -
Shortly nfter the accident, however,
he becrnn tremblintr and expectorating
blood and as he wns being lifted from
the front seat of the machine he died.
Mr. Battaile was a inembcr of the
Kxpoiitivn Committee of the Alumni
Association, former alumni member
of the Board of Trustees of the Uni
versity of Kentucky, past president
nnd past secretary of the Lexington
Rotnrv club, of which he was a char
tor member: secretary-treasurcharier member of the Ashland Golf
club, superintendent of the First
Presbyterian church Sunday school,
and owner of the University Book
store at 233 West Short street and a
branch store on the University of
He was also a
leader in campus affairs while a stu
dent at the university, being a mem
her of the Kappa Sicma fraternity,
Lamp and Cross, senior honorary
fraternity, and class secretai-y-.
Mr. Battaile i survived by his wife,
who was Miss Elizabeth Kinkead, and
one son. Barton, 11 years old; his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Battaile and
a sister, Mrs. Dolly Battaile Edmonds,
all of Lexington.
Two Banquets and Dinner Dance
To lie Given Senior On Engineering Trip
The regular monthly luncheon of
the Buffalo Alumni club was held Sat
urday, March 13, nt the Chamber of
Before tho close of the meeting the
club expressed to L. C. Davidson '23
its keen regret nt losing him as n
"Red" has been promoted to
tho Philadelphia office of tho Buffalo
Final arrangements were made for
the entertainment of tho Senior Engineers during their visit here on the
annual inspection trip from April 4 to
tho 8 inclusive.
The Buffalo chapter of the Ameri
can Society of Heating and Ventilnt
ing engineers will be hosts nt a ban
quet to the students, nlinnni nnd
friends of tho university on Monday
evening, April 5. Last year the meet
ing with the Society was one of the
high lights of the entertainment
the boys in Buffalo and this year
promises to be equally interesting.
The Alumni club will entertain with
n banquet on Thursday evening, April
8. The club has given considerable
thought to novel forms of entertainment and promises an evening of real
During the last year many tff the
members of the club left thq city, nnd
it is our intention to "replenish" from
this year's graduating class.
Very truly yours,
J. B'. Slater '23
A short personal sketch of the members of the 1925-2- 0 session of the General Assembly of Kentucky, who attended the University of Kentucky
given in the Kentucky Directory are
Berryman, Hon. C. II. (R) Lexington, Kentucky. Son of John C. and
Helen C. Berryman. Born in Fayette
county, Kentucky, February 27, 1867.
Educated at State University of Kentucky and Transylvania University.
Engaged in stock raising and farming.
Was Chief Deputy Collector of Internal Revenue under Collector Samuel J.
lioberts and Postmaster, Lexington,
Uruguay can now successfulyy grow Ky.
Elk and Episcopalian. Married
all vegetables and fruits of burope
April 23, 1892.
Lexington Alumni Club
Officers Are Reelected
Nifhols, Hon. F. T. (R), Box 286,
Somerset, Kentucky. Son of Esquire
James F. and Lavinn E. Nichols.
Born in Pulaski county, Kentucky,
Educated in public
April 24, 1882.
schools, Richmond State Normal and
University of Kentucky. Is District
Deputy, Modern Woodman, formerly
teacher and farmer.
Zache.ry, April 25, 1920. Elected representative November 3, 1925.
Gnrtin, Hon. Otto C. (R), Ashland,
Kentucky. Son of John P. nnd ElizaBorn in Lawrence
county, Kentucky," October 22, 1891.
Educated at the University of Ken
tucky.- Lawver. Mason. Scottish Rite
nnd Shrine, W. O. W. and Eastern
Soldier in World War. servinrr U. S.
England and France. Single. Elccled
to represent Boyd County, 1923, reelected, November 3, 1925.
Park, Hon. Smith (R), Richmond,
Kentucky. Son of C. F. and Julia Rice
Park. Born in Richmond, Kentucky,
March 28. 1898. Educated nt Uni
versity of Kentucky, M. S. and B. S. in
Phi Delta Theta. Tau Beta Pi and
Christian church. Single. Elected Re
presentative from Madison county, November 3, 1925.
Howard, Hon. J. Woodford
West Liberty, Kentucky. Born in
KenWhite Oak, Morgan county,
tucky, December 19, 1895. Son of
Harris and Celia Lacy Howard. Educated at University of Kentucky.
Attorney at law.
Lodge, No. 311. Elected Repr?senta-tiv- e
from Morgan county, Novemb'.-1923, elected Senator from 34th Dis-- .
trict, 1925 to Kentucky Senate.
C. M. C.
Kentucky, September 7, 1895,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Porter. Educated at Berea Academy and University of Kentucky. Lawyer. Member Masons and Christian church.
Single. Elected Senator from 12th
District, November 3, 1925. .
Keller, Hon. W. Owen (D), Hopkins-villKentucky. Son of H. F. and
Elva Keller, born in Christian county,
Kentucky, December 11, 1900. Educated at University of Kentucky, graduate 1925. Lawyer. Member Modern Woodmen, Phi Delta Phi law fraternity and Christian church. Married
Mary Wilson, Cleveland, Ohio, May
31, 1924. Elected Representative November 3, 1925.
Daniel, Hon. Morgan B. (D), Clinton, Kentucky. Son of W. E. and Etta
county, Kentucky, January 22, 1901.
Educated at University of Kentucky.
Methodist. Single. Elected Representative November, 1925.
Hon. John R. (D)
Kentucky. Son of William
Dance Is Planned for Benefit and Sarah A. Buckman. Born in BuOf Alumni Associaiton
llitt county, Kentucky, May 1, 1866.
Educated in public schools, Bullitt
Officers of the Lexington Alumni
club of the University of Kentucky
were reelected at the luncheon held
in the private dining room of the
Lafayette hotel last Saturday. Those
who wil serve for another year are
Miss Marguerite McLaughlin '03, pres
ident; Viley McFerran ex-0president; W. C. Brown '20, secretary,
Miss Nancy Ines, '17 treasurer,
Resolutions on the death of Frank
Battaile '08, alumni executive commit
teeman and well known business man
of Lexington were passed.
these resolutions appear below.
It was decided that the Lexington
,club give a dance for the benefit of
the general association in the new
gymnasium of the university on April
24. A committee in charge of general
arrangements for the dance was appointed as follows: W. C. Wilson '13,
Mrs. W. C. Wilson '13, Miss Marie
Barkley '20, Miss Helen Osborne '25,
Miss Helen King '25, Miss Nancy In-n- is
'15, White Guyn ex-0W. C.
Brown '20, Reed Wilson '08 and Viley
Brock, Hon. II. M. (R), Hnrlnn,
Son of James nnd Ruth J.
Brock. Wns born In Perry county,
Ki.ntiipkv. Juno 12. 1877. Was edu
cated nt Hyden Academy and State
He is an attorney nt law, a
member of the Presbyterian church,
F. nnd A. M., I.O.O.F., Red Men, K. of
Wns elecP. nnd Modern Woodmen.
disted senntor from the Thirty-thir- d
trict, NovcmUcr, 1911.
November 2, 1915, and November,
November, 1023. Married.
county and University of Kentucky.
Farmer and fruit grower. Was Coroner Bullitt county. Member Redmen
Elected representative, November, 1925.
Hamilton, Hon. A. L. (D), Lexington, Kentucky. - Son of A. L. and Emma V. Hamilton. Born April 7, 1881.
Educated at Kentucky State University and Yale. Engaged in farming
and manufacturing. Member of Episcopal church. Mason.
Edna Coleman Gilbert, August 21,
Elected representative from
DUES AND SUBSCRIPTION
Fayette county, November 1917-2Was elected Senator from Twenty-sevent- h
THE KERNEL $3.00
district, November 1923.
ALUMNI LOST LIST
The Alumni office would appreciate it if you would send addresses of.
any of the graduates listed below.
Carries Frances Blair, '17
RESOLUTIONS ON DEATH
OF J. FRANK BATTAILE
death of Frank Battaille on
Friday, March 20, has caused profound regret among his associates and
friends in Lexington and on the campus of the University of Kentucky.
Many have been the expressions of
his' worth from the organizations
with which he was closely affiliated
as organizer and leader. The Alumni
association of the university may
well append its resolutions for very
few graduates have so loyaly stood
with the institution; have so effectively worked for its advancement or so
unselfishly devoted time and energy
and the experiences gained at great
personal expense us did he.
After graduation in 1008, fortunately indeed for alumni and students,
Frank Battaille allied himself with
business affairs that kept him in close
touch with the university. He know
its difficulties and handicaps and never
has the instance bdeu recorded in
which he refused or even hesitated in
giving aid. In the Greater Kentucky
campaign, in the stadium drive and
to orgunize the
in every attempt
alumni and to bring them to more effective usefulness ho did many times
more thun the average worker.
Therefore tho executive committee
of the Alumni Association desires to
pay tribute of lifelong devotion
Frank Battaille. und to express
through the columns of the ulumni
publication a profound sympathy to
Frank Moore Cram, '17
Benjamin Frankb'n Foster, '17
W. C. Wilson
W. II. Townsend
jesse rorrest uregory,
U. OP K. BANQUET
The University of Kentucky banquet will be held in Louisville this year
ut the sume time the Kentucky Educational Association is in session. Because of the fact that so many out of town alumni will be in Louisville, it is
expected that this will be one of the best U. of K. banquets ever held.
This will be u fine opportunity for all alumni in und near Louisville to
renew acquaintances and greet friends, who ut other times would be
scattered all over the State.
FILL OUT AND MAIL TO ALUMNI OFFICE
me at U. of K. banquet to be held
at Brown Hotel, at 6 p. m.,
April 22, 1926.