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2 > Image 2 of The Kentucky Kernel, May 13, 1927

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p M'lL. I'll.'.i. LP.I". ' THE KENTUCKY KERNEL PAGE TWO ITS' ALUMNI PAGE Subscribe for , THE KERNEL LAND SCRIP SOLD FOR $1 65,000 UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY The Twenty-Fift- Season Commencement of the Program Area of 330,000 Acres Given by Congress Brings Fifty Cents an Acre at Sale to the Thirtieth of May h Nineteen Hundred Twenty-'Seve- WEDNESDAY, MAY ' n TWENTY-FIFT- FERTILIZER . H Military Field Day . 2 to 4 p. m. Regimental Parade and Drills 'Presentation of commissions tp graduates of the Advanced Course by Major General William Weigel to the Corps Course Presentatipn of students selected for the Advanced Area Commander. Awarding c prizes and medals. it,....nt k. niiTon in fVin , Advanced Course A oennintinil tt Hotel 7 ;p. m. HrfiHnntPs nf thf by F rt . iexingion vnapier oi .1 uie ixcscic tTf, vr. ' uimcia . r - Tt - i Central Kentucky, Lafayette i THURSDAY, MAY ' TWENTY-SIXT- H Engineering Day Dedication of the Henry W. Wendt Shop, 2:30 p. m. 'Public inspection of shops and laboratories of the College of Engineering, 3 to 5 p. m. Engineering Carnival at the University Gymnasium 8 to 12 p. ni. v ' "The Senior Ball will be held in the University Gymnasium, Friday, May 27, ,9 p. m. j SATURDAY, MAY TWENTY-EIGHT- H Clafie Day (Breakfast to the Senior Class given by President and Mrs. McVey, Maxwell L lilLLj u.ou Class Day Exercise on the Campus, . lit. 10 a. m., followed by the Senior Pilgrimage. '.Annual Business Meeting of Alumni Association, Romany Theater, 11:30 a. m. , Meeting of Board of Trustees, President's Office, 11:30 ;a. m. in honor of Trustees, Alumni and Senior's,' Patterson Hall, Luncheon " 12:30 p. m. SPiesident and Mrs. McVey at home to Alumni and Guests, Maxwell Place, 4:30 to 6 p. m. SALE GROWS CHAPTER VIII (Continued) Kentucky realized little or nothing from. its land scrip. We had just emerged from the Civil War. Institutions of learning in the South and Southwest were prostrate. Many of the states were bankrupt Kentucky suffered much during the Civil War, but in no proportion commensurate with its area. Notwithstanding this, people in Kentucky were thinking of anything else than, education. The land scrip representing. 330,000 acres by the of public land were placed state in the hands of the sinking fund They appointed Madcommissioners. ison C. Johnson, ranked at that time as the ablest lawyer and the best business man in Kentucky, to Negotiate ,the sale of their land scrip. He went east and without exercising much discretion placed the stock upon the market and sold it for fifty cents per acre, realizing from that magnifiicent domain giyen by Congress for the" foundation and endowment of a college to supply, its citizens instruction in agri culture and the mechanic arts, only $165,000. Even this small sum seem ed a large endowment to' institutions, established for higher learning, which up until that time thought themselves well provided with an endowment fund of $100,000 or $150,000. The college was placed in successful operation with a small, but able and energetic faculty, and supplied instruction as best it could with the means at its disposal. They managed tolerably well to give instruction in the rudiments of physics, chemistry, botany and zoology, thus laying the foundation for a system cf practical education which it was hoped would come into being when the income of the institution became larger. But practical instruction was out of the question. There were no laboratories .other than those of the most rudimentary character and no instruction of a practical character possible un- - 4 Stroller . Play, Romany Theater, 8 p. m.-- for Inc., of New York. Her address is Box 317, Gen-er- ol Post Office, Ne.W York City. '' . SUNDAY, MAY TWENTY-NINT- H John William Lindsay is a County TheBaccalaureate 'Service of the University will be held at the University Agricultural Agent and is located in ' Gymnasium at 3:30 p. m. Summersvile, W. Va. Jasper Johnson McBrayer is an atPresident Frank LeRond McVey, presiding. torney with offices at 404 Guaranty t The Address to the Graduating Class is to be delivered by the Reverend Bank building, Lexington, Ky. Roy Hagan Kleiser, John Edwin McClure is County Agricultural Agent for Daviess county Minister, Park Methodist Church, Lexington. and is stationed at Ownesbor.o, Ky. Sara Winn McConnell (Mrs. Lloyd MONDAY, MAY THIRTIETH . W. Neville) is living in Arlington, Ky. Day Commencement .Charles Ellsworth McCormick is 10 a. m. with the Ford Motor Company and lives at 1613 Beechwood avenue, DeThe Commencement Exercises will take place in the' University Gym troit, Mich. nasium. The procession will form in front of the President's house. John Dacosta Maddox is sales repThe commencement address will be delivered by the resentative for the Babcock and WilMassey, Minister PlenipotenHonorable Vincent cox Company of Barberton, Ohio. He is located at 6357 Monitor street, tiary from Canada to the United States. " Edgeworth-Smit- Pittsburgh, Penn. The address will be followed by .the conferring of degrees and the announce- Edna Rogers Martin (Mrs. Fred '"J. ment of honors by President Frank LeRond McVey. Wehrle, Jr.), is living in Midway, Ky. Ruth Elizabeth Matthews lives at 660 South Limestone street, Lexington, Ky. Washington, D. C. Mary Ricketts Mayes is principal Joseph Samuel McMurty is a farmHigh of the Camargo Consolidated er and lives in Vine Grove, Ky. school on R. R. 6, Mt. Sterling, Ky. Brooks McMurty (Mrs. H. Mattie James Cleveland Melvin is with the E. Redding) lives in Texarkana, Ark. Veterans Department of the Univer1917 Her address is R. R. 4. sity of Alabama at Auburn, Ala. Elizabeth Thane Kastle (Mrs. John Joseph Matthews McNamara lives Bertha Klein Miller (Mrs. William Scott Boyd Pratt) is living at 1734 in Germantown, Ky. Godnick), is living at Apartment 2 Anopune street," Honolulu, H. I. Charles Hartford Matherly is book- - 'D, 319 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, Arthur Sewell . Kelley is living in keeper for the standard Sanitary N. Y. .Whitesville, Ky. Manufacturing Company of Louisri Harry ,L. Milward is with the Fowler Orem LaMaster is a farmer ville, Ky. His address is 718 South Coal, Corporation at Anco, Ky. Thirty-thir- d street. and stock raiser in Eminence, Ky. Helen Elizabeth Morris (Mrs. EvEarl Mayhew is County Agricul- erett Price Bleidt) lives at 405 Rose Elmer Lee Lambert is with the Davey Tree Expert Company and tural Agent for Knox county and is Lane, Lexington, Ky. lives at 109 Mason street, Mt. Au- stationed in Barbourville, Ky. Samuel Helm Morton is head of the Vaught Mills is superintendent of history department of the high school burn, Cincinnati, Ohio. t Clinton Frazier Lee is exchange en- schools in Bellevue, Ky. His address' at Owensboro, Ky. gineer for the Cumberland Telephone is 304 Taylor avenue. 1919 7 Murray Matthews Montgomery is and Telegraph Company and lives at Everett Edward Kelley is a physia captain in the United States Army cian and is located at 161 Northeast Dernesnil street, Louisville, Ky. Margaret Clair McCarthy (Mrs. G. and is with the R.O.T.C. at the A. & Second street, Miami, Fla. T. Riordan) lives at 815 Monroe M. College of Texas, College Station, Alvin Kohn is construction superTexas street, Newport, Ky. intendent for the Highway ConstrucLee Stephen Moore is with the Fed- tion Company of Cleveland, Ohio. His Luther Cleveland McClanahan is assistant branch manager for the eral Reserve Bank in Louisville, Ky. address is 1459 East One Hundred William Shultz Moore is sales en and Fifth street. Buffalo Forge Company and is located at 7240 Race street, Homewood, gineer for the Armstrong Simeon Eldridge Leland is profesand is located in Louisville, Ky, sor in the College of Commerce of the Penn. 1918 Chenault is a farmer and Thomas University of Kentucky. Aileen Gilbert Kavanaugh Mrs. W. lives in Richmond, Ky. Jacob Liebschutz is chemical enBerthus Boston Mclnteer lives at M. Bogges) lives in Lawrenceburg, gineer for the Sinclair Oil Company Ky. 396 Linden Walk, Lexington, Ky. and lives at 829 South First strqet, Lela May Kerswill (Mrs. L. H, Louisville, Ky. James Edward McMurtrey is an asc sistant physiologist with the United Bauer) lives at 2217 Slaughter ave Austin Page Lilly lives at 7 Men-tel- le States Department of Agriculture, nue, Louisville Ky. Park, Lexington, Ky. Freda Blanche Lemon is secretary and lives at 7 'H' street, Northwest, Mamie McCann is an attorney with offices in the McClelland Building, Lexington, Ky. G. Lee McCann is state represenHERE IS A BLANK FOR YOU tative of the Allyn and Bason Company and lives in Bardstown, Kyi James Ellyson McClelland is a sales engineer for the American Blower Enclosed find check for $50.00 for a life membership" in the Company, 140 South Dearborn street, Alumni Association of the University of Kentucky. It"is underChicago, III. Lillian Frances McConnell is teachstood that this money is to go to an Alumni Fund, the principal ing in the Junior High school, Lexof which is to be held in trust and the income alone used for ington, Ky. Her address is 549,,West Class Personals the running expenses of the Association. Name Secy.-Trea- t Assistant to the Registrar at Louisville institution STUDENT POPULAR Basement Miss Catherine (Kitty) Conroy, a graduate of the University of Ken tucky and a member of the class of 1923 recently was appointed to the position of assistant registrar of the University of Louisville. Hpr Appointment was made known immediately after the meeting of Institute ;iiiiuiiiuuaiiiiiiiiiiiwiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiwiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinwmm: of Registrars held on the campus of the University of Kentucky during April. She attended this meeting in an unofficial capacity. Miss Conroy is at present principal of the school a the Louisville and Jefferson County Children's Home and will not assume her new duties until in June. She was appointed to the new position by President George Louis Colvin, of the University ville and former head of the Louis FORDS DODGES ville and Jefferson County Children's Home. She will be assistant to Miss CHEVROLETS Margaret Kirwan, registrar of the University of Louisville. Miss Conroy during her four years RENT-A-CA- R on the campus of the University of Kentucky was one of the most popu Lafayette-Phoeni- x Garage Phone 6120 lar and outstanding women students. She was of the Kentuckian for 1923. In 1922 and again in 1923 she was one of the six most popular women students at the uni versity and her picture appeared in the popularity section of the Kentuc kian each year. The year following her graduation from the university she taught in HOUSE MANAGERS STEWARDS the high school at LaGrange and the year following accepted the position that she now holds with the Chil dren's Home. Administration Building LISBON CONSUL IS U. OF K. GRAD Julius S. Pinkerton, Member of Class of 1917, Is in American Diplomatic Service Rent VERSAILLES Julius S. Pinkerton, who was grad uated from the University of Ken-- . tucky with the class of 1917 and who now is United States Consul at Lisbon landed in New York, May 4, and came immediately to Versailles, his old home, for a vacation of several months. He returned to the Unites States aboard the Italian liner Gui . seppe Verde. Mr. Pinkerton is the son of Mr. and MJrs. Samuel Pinkerton, of Versailles His visit home wilj be his first since he entered the army during the World War. He is a graduate of Versailles High school and the University of Kentucky, from which institution he received his. diploma in 1917, immediately entering the service as a lieu tenant and later being promoted to a captaincy. When the war ended, Mr. Pinkerton entered the American diplomatic service' at Paris, France, where he was married. He was transferred to Dublin, Africa, and thence to Lisbon, Portugal. His wife and two children are not accompanying him home. He will stay in Versailles three months before returning to Lisbon. A NEW CAR ji ALUMNI CO. STOREY editor-in-chi- - NOTICE! and THE LOST LIST we have run on this page the names of some of the alumni of the University of Kentucky who we have lost connection with. This has been done for the purpose of ob taining correct addresses from those of you who chance to know where one or more of them are located. This has been responsible for the locating of a number of the lost sheep. Dur ing the summer we will publish a new Alumni Directory and in, order to make this complete it is necessary for us to obtain as many correct ad Look these dresses as is possible. lists over and send in the addresses you know. If you know of all that someone who might be able to give us the correct information concerning the lost ones tell us that also. Help us to make the new directory 100 percent correct. Each week LOST Vjl 1466 4710 send m Old Ham Choice Poultry Poultry Co. Moore-Disho- n S. Limestone c The Students Restaurant k MORNING Special Breakfast NOON Plate Lunch, 35c NIGHT Delightful Dinners OPPOSITE PATTERSON HALL Rent a Big STUDEBAKER and 3 It Yourself into this Take your Choice of Jj f.t.......;. J. Archie Xavier Pfeffer '15 a. V.. .' - .'. ,r.. : Hugh Meglone Milton, Jr., is a pro- Clarence Barbour Shoemaker fessor of mechanical engineering in the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts at State Ralph Emerson Bitner '16 COACHES. PHAETONS ROADSTERS !' !.,.;.&.-3t..7...- : y 15c PER MILE : ':.'. Studebaker-U-Driv- e ?. MAMMOTH GARAGE .'. .7. '. tar University Students Elizabeth FearnEfdrige '15 Zechariah Pierce Hamilton '15 , CATERS TO LIST The Alumni, office would appreciate it if you would office addresses of any of the graduates listed below. Melvin Hays Judd '15 3 HESTZ der these conditions. The Agricultur al College of Kentucky felt its disability in common with the rest of the institutions owing their existence to the act of 1862, but how to remedy the deficiency no one seemed tobe able to lead the way. In the summer of 1885, walking out on the college campus one afternoon, I chanced to meet a gentleman named Hanna, of Shelby county, who had been one of the opponents of the in stitution in its effort to obtain additional income from the legislature of 1880. Though he had opposed vehemently, in common with most of his agricultural brethern, the impo sition of the half cent tax, the per sonal relations between him and me had "remained pleasant. In conversa tion about what the college was doing. he incidently remarked that he had seen him, I ventured, upon the com heard that a movement was on foot mendations which I had received of to bring about a meeting of the repre- him .from varied sources, to make a sentatives of agricultural colleges in definite arrangement with him to take over the headship of our experiment Washington, about midsummer, justified the made inquiry and found that his state station work. Time ment was correct, but precisely the choice. Professor Scovell remained object of the meeting I did not obtain with us from that time until the day from him. Having ascertained the of his death in August 1912, and was date of the meeting, I requested two largely instrumental in building up of the trustees, namely Dr. R. J, the statipn and giving it an honorable bpurr and Major P. P. Johnson, to place among the best in the country, accompany me to Washington to at I brought before the next legisla tend the meeting. We ascertained ture which convened, the work that a project was on foot tox establish had been done and insisted upon the that experimental stations in all the states legislature providing a definite and of the union where an agricultural substantial income for the maintecollege existed, and to establish these nance of the station and its work. The stations in immediate, connection with work of the station at that date these colleges. The plan took definite would seem now to be of a very prim shape. On my return, I immediately itive character, but it grew steadily got into communication with sbme of and commended itself to the intelli the larger colleges in the Northwest gent farmers of the commonwealth, and attended the meeting of the With their aid, we had little difficulty American Association for the Ad in obtaining from the legislature of vancement of Science, held at Ann that year, an income from a royalty Arbpr in the autumn of that year, I upon the sale of every package of My object being o get into com- fertilizer sold in Kentucky. The an munication with scientific men and nual income from thi source, then especially with the younger class of relatively small, now amounting to scientists from whom I might select nearly $60,000. This gave us a good a man to place at the head of the start and from that day to this, the experiment station of the Agricul- legislature has manifested an intel tural and Mechanical College of Ken- ligent and liberal appreciation of the tucky. After a somewhat extended work done by the experiment station correspondence, I came into commun- and has not hesitated to vote liberally ication with the late Professor M. A. as it grew the funds necessary for its Scovell, and although I had never maintenance and' extension. Third street. Harry Edward Maddox is with the Ernest Edgar Pittman '15 Charles Hartman Company of Brooklyn, New York. His address is 925 Charles Stephenson Rainey '15' St. Marks avenue. Eliza Clay Mason lives in Paris, College, New Mexico. Three meals served, on the campus, every school day. Open forenoons for sandwiches, milk, chocolate, coffee, ice cream and candy. Conroy, '23, Is Ap Catherine pointed Ky. Address for sending Kernel University Cafeteria POST AT U. OF L. WAS Short St. Alumni Assn. s. ALUMNA GIVEN Chicago Alumni Club, luncheon third Monday in each month in the Men's Grill, Marshall Field Co. Buffalo Alumni Club, meeting second Saturday in each month at Chamber of Commerce, Seneca and Main-street2:15 p.m. Louisville Alumni Club, luncheon, private dining room Brown hotel 1 o'clock p. m., first Saturday in each month. CO. RENT-A-CA- R 133 E. CALENDAR VISITS IN COMMERCIAL RAYMOND KIRK Published By And For University Alumni And Help the Association Rent A New Chrysler Edited by 333 E. Main St. Phone 7070